Tuesday November 20-th, 2018

Westminster involvement in Northern Ireland governance 'inevitable' Westminster involvement in Northern Ireland governance 'inevitable'

The British province has been without a devolved executive for over a year since Irish nationalists Sinn Fein withdrew from the compulsory power-sharing government with their arch-rivals, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). The unsuccessful conclu...

Army express concern over youth joining terror groups Army express concern over youth joining terror groups

Owaisi justifying patriotism of Indian Muslims had come after recent terror attacks on army camps in Jammu and Kashmir where Kashmiri Muslims who were in the Indian Army sacrificed their lives for the nation. It's a reminder to all those who ques...

Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's charities; seizes his offices, assets Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's charities; seizes his offices, assets

Pakistani Taliban militants shot dead four paramilitary soldiers in Quetta, where last month seven security men were killed in a suicide attack, police and the Islamist group said. A spokesmen for JuD declined to make an immediate comment but said a ...

Senate begins freewheeling immigration debate

The Senate will need 60 votes for another bill , and their measure will also have to pass the House in order to reach the president's desk. A clock is ticking: almost 700,000 of the Dreamers, those registered under the Deferred Action for C...

U.S. reaffirms importance of close partnership with Lebanon U.S. reaffirms importance of close partnership with Lebanon

Israeli-Lebanese tensions have spiked in recent months because of Israeli plans to build a wall at the border, and because of Lebanon's decision to begin exploring for oil and gas in an offshore block in disputed waters. Aoun discussed the highly con...

Sitharaman Meets J&K CM Mufti, Visits Injured Jawans In Jammu — Sunjuwan Attack Sitharaman Meets J&K CM Mufti, Visits Injured Jawans In Jammu — Sunjuwan Attack

An encounter is now ongoing between the terrorists and the security forces, and one CRPF jawan has been martyred. The pre-dawn assault on Saturday by heavily armed militants claimed the lives of five soldiers, one civilian and three militants.

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief calls on Turkey, Greece to ease tensions North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief calls on Turkey, Greece to ease tensions

They came to the brink of war in 1996 in a sovereignty dispute over the islets, but tensions have eased since. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday he was "strictly against the behavior of Turkey ". "H stressed the nee...

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dead at 65 Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dead at 65

Tsvangirai, aged 65, died in a clinic in Johannesburg , according to The Guardian. Mr. Tsvangirai was the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Zimbabwe . Tsvangirai decided instead that the MDC should boycott the election...

UN Mission: Over 3000 Civilians Killed, 7000 Injured in Afghanistan in 2017 UN Mission: Over 3000 Civilians Killed, 7000 Injured in Afghanistan in 2017

The United Nations says the number of civilians killed or injured in the fighting and terror attacks in Afghanistan dropped by 9 percent past year. Although this figure represents a decrease of nine per cent compared with 2016, the report highlights ...

Trump's Daughter-In-Law Vanessa Hospitalised After Receiving Suspicious Package Containing Unidentified Powder Trump's Daughter-In-Law Vanessa Hospitalised After Receiving Suspicious Package Containing Unidentified Powder

The envelope, addressed to Donald Trump Junior was opened by Vanessa who was then hospitalised along with 3 other patients to test for exposure. There is no indication anyone suffered any injuries; the NYPD said the substance was deemed to be non...

German claim about Iran role in Syria-Israel tensions baseless German claim about Iran role in Syria-Israel tensions baseless

Russian Federation and Iran are helping Syrian President Bashar Assad run down USA -backed rebels. Now another subplot is emerging, involving one of America's strongest allies: Israel . The strikes by Israel took out the batteries that fired m...

Oxfam charity 'covered up staff's use of prostitutes' Oxfam charity 'covered up staff's use of prostitutes'

But there are many lies and exaggerations . "Women paid with money from the organisation?" the 68-year-old told the Belgian newspaper. "Parties every week? Fancy villas?" Oxfam has come under fire after it was accused of failing to pass on infor...

Germany eyes free public transport offer to wean nation off polluting cars Germany eyes free public transport offer to wean nation off polluting cars

Germany missed a January 31 deadline for complying with these guidelines, which was extended by the EU's Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella. Hoping to pilot the trial by the end of the year, the ministers continued: "Effectively fighting air pol...

President's proposed budget cuts could deal heavy blows to Iowa food banks President's proposed budget cuts could deal heavy blows to Iowa food banks

The government has hailed it as a "Blue Apron-type program ", giving the ingredient-and-recipe meal-kit service invaluable free exposure. The plan was criticized due to questions about whether the boxes would contain healthy ingredients and ho...

China Protests PM Narendra Modi's Visit To Arunachal Pradesh China Protests PM Narendra Modi's Visit To Arunachal Pradesh

Addressing a public rally here, Prime Minister Modi said , "We want to improve tourism in Arunachal. We must go to all states and that is why I came to Shillong for a Northeastern Council meeting and an important meeting related to agriculture was h...

Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu faces major test, but downfall unlikely for now Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu faces major test, but downfall unlikely for now

Asked by investigators whether the prime minister had been involved, "Tata stated that there had been one meeting of about 10-15 minutes where Netanyahu was present at which he had suggested one or two preferred sites for the plant", the statement...

Ouch! Duterte Orders Philippine Soldiers to Shoot Female Rebels in Their Vaginas Ouch! Duterte Orders Philippine Soldiers to Shoot Female Rebels in Their Vaginas

Human rights activists were left outraged by the comments, with many speaking out in defiance of Duterte. Human Rights Watch's Carlos H. Conde said Duterte's comments encourage "state forces to commit sexual violence during armed conflict, whic...

Pentagon chief urges Turkey to stay focused on fighting Islamic State Pentagon chief urges Turkey to stay focused on fighting Islamic State

The state-run Anadolu news agency said she had called for protests against the Syria operation and an arrest warrant had been issued on Friday. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and many of his backers view America as an adversary, determined ...

Pak NAB requests Interior Ministry for travel ban on Nawaz, Maryam Pak NAB requests Interior Ministry for travel ban on Nawaz, Maryam

He claimed that PML-N will soon divided in fictions like MQM and Nawaz Sharif future was not different from MQM founder Altaf Hussain. Javed Iqbal had approved the filing of supplementary references against the Sharif family. Talking to media in La...

South Africa opposition EFF says will boycott election of new president South Africa opposition EFF says will boycott election of new president

Speaker of South Africa's parliament, Baleka Mbete, said she received a letter from Jacob Zuma informing her of his resignation as president. In his reaction to the ANC's decision to recall him, a defiant Mr Zuma said the move was unfair an...

Key Justice Department Head Is Leaving Key Justice Department Head Is Leaving

She will become executive vice president for global governance at Walmart , report the National Law Journal , the New York Times , Politico and the Washington Post . The smart money had been that Trump would use last week's House Intelligence C...

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is the Only Show that Matters The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is the Only Show that Matters

Madison Square Central becomes the center of the dog world on February 12 and 13, as the Westminster Kennel Club will host is annual dog show, featuring 120 breeds of the cutest, cuddliest and proper purebreds around. Being No. 1 going into Westminst...

Two Hafiz Saeed-linked charities banned from operating in Pakistan: Sana Two Hafiz Saeed-linked charities banned from operating in Pakistan: Sana

Children are also being used as a human shelter and also to sort out anti-India or anti-U.S. protests. A meeting of FATF member states is due to take place next week in Paris, where the organisation could adopt the motion on Pakistan. The federal gov...

North Korea's Kim lauds South's hospitality North Korea's Kim lauds South's hospitality

Kim Jong-un has called for "further livening up of the warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue " between North and South Korea , following the successful visit of a Northern delegation to the Winter Olympics in the South. The rogue nation ...

Cape Town drought declared a 'national disaster' Cape Town drought declared a 'national disaster'

South Africa has declared the drought which has seen Cape Town hurtling towards "Day Zero" a national disaster. However, the decision to declare a national disaster means the central government - which is run by the African National Congress (ANC) ...

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