Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Student killed in twin bomb attack near Afghan girls' school Student killed in twin bomb attack near Afghan girls' school

The bombing happened when a group from the district of Achin came to Momandara district to block the main highway between the capital Jalalabad and the Torkham border with Pakistan . The death toll from Tuesday's blast soared overnight. The Unit...

Turkey: International community must act to prevent Idlib crisis Turkey: International community must act to prevent Idlib crisis

A Syrian regime offensive on the opposition province of Idlib could lead to the 21st century's worst loss of life. Erdogan's comments came just four days after meeting with his Iranian and Russian counterparts in Tehran to develop a strategy ...

Russian Bear Bombers Near Alaska Intercepted Again Russian Bear Bombers Near Alaska Intercepted Again

Defense officials told Fox that two Russian bombers came within 55 miles of Alaska's west coast in May, although the aircraft did not enter United States airspace, as was the case in the other reported incidents. A similar incident occurred on Sept...

United States soldier remains from North Korea identified United States soldier remains from North Korea identified

The Pentagon estimates that of the approximately 7,700 U.S. MIAs from the Korean War, about 5,300 are unaccounted for on North Korean soil. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to return the troop remains as the US continues to seek denuclea...

European Union to give Barnier mandate to close Brexit deals - Financial Times European Union to give Barnier mandate to close Brexit deals - Financial Times

But Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg, head of the pro-Brexit European Research Group, which led the work on the alternative plan, said the full document would not be published. Even a small rebellion inside May's party on a vote over a final dea...

Pope accepts resignation of U.S. bishop accused of sexual harassment Pope accepts resignation of U.S. bishop accused of sexual harassment

Specifically, Vigano accused Francis of rehabilitating McCarrick from canonical sanctions imposed on him by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009 or 2010. Archbishop Lori will meet with clergy and lay leaders of the Diocese Thursday and Friday. The announcemen...

Aung San Suu Kyi: Jailing Journalists For Reporting Truth Is Justified Aung San Suu Kyi: Jailing Journalists For Reporting Truth Is Justified

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya were forced to flee Rakhine into neighboring Bangladesh following a violent government crackdown in August previous year, precipitating one of Asia's worst refugee crisis. "She fails to understand that real "rule of ...

Several dead after auto ploughs into crowd in southern China Several dead after auto ploughs into crowd in southern China

At least nine people are dead and dozens injured after a vehicle crashed into a busy square in China. Yang has a long criminal record with previous convictions for selling drugs, theft and attacking people, which caused him to harbor a desire for "...

Authorities say man kills five people, himself in California Authorities say man kills five people, himself in California

The gunman then trained the weapon on his wife, fatally shooting her inside the business as well. The gunman, who was not identified, then went to a home nearby and shot and killed two more people. "We have six deceased, one is the suspect and five...

Russian Novichok Suspects Claim They Visited Salisbury As Tourists Russian Novichok Suspects Claim They Visited Salisbury As Tourists

The two men, who looked similar to the pictures of the suspects released by Britain on September 5, denied having played any role in the murder attempt. Simonyan's announcement comes a day after President Vladimir Putin said Russian Federation had ...

Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane death toll

The mayor of Ceiba, Angel Cruz Ramos, told CNN he's grateful for the generosity, but believes that too much water was delivered at the wrong time. President Donald Trump is doubling down on his message from Tuesday . "I ignore them because non...

KSA arrests man over breakfast video with woman KSA arrests man over breakfast video with woman

In footage shared widely on social media, the pair eat breakfast at a desk and wave at the camera. The man, believed to be Egyptian, had already been arrested. The incident comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is trying to bring far-reaching l...

Democrat Advantage Grows as GOP Frets Ahead of Midterms Democrat Advantage Grows as GOP Frets Ahead of Midterms

The four House Democrats from CT have a strong shot of returning to the majority in Washington - and perhaps a newcomer might join them - after the midterm elections, a new Quinnipiac University Poll shows. Asked whether they believe that Trump "...

Vostok-2018: China joins Russian Federation in biggest ever war games Vostok-2018: China joins Russian Federation in biggest ever war games

The ministry of defence said that nearly a third of its active military personnel was taking part in the week-long exercises in Siberia and the Russian far east, although independent analysts suggested that the numbers may have been overstated.

Exclusive Images Of Vijay Mallya’s Cell In Arthur Jail Exclusive Images Of Vijay Mallya’s Cell In Arthur Jail

Jaitley denied a settlement had been reached in a Facebook post, saying he had declined to hold an audience with Mallya by telling him there was "no point talking to me". The Congress also tweeted on its official handle, saying, "Vijay Mallya met FM ...

Death toll from Afghanistan blast rises to 68 Death toll from Afghanistan blast rises to 68

Last week, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis made an unexpected trip to Afghanistan as the US tries to make headway in the country after 17 years of war. The escalating violence has dampened hopes of peace talks to end Afghanistan's 17-year conf...

Russian Federation says Skripal poisoning suspects are 'civilians' Russian Federation says Skripal poisoning suspects are 'civilians'

Britain last week charged two men in absentia , identifying them as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov . In the months following the attack, Britain and other countries pointed the finger of blame at Russian Federation but the nation has deni...

Putin: Suspects in Britain poisoning are innocent civilians Putin: Suspects in Britain poisoning are innocent civilians

Speaking at an economic forum in the eastern city of Vladivostok, Putin appeared to deny that they worked for Russia's military intelligence service the Main Directorate, commonly called GRU. "I would like to call on them so that they can hear us t...

Trump attacked for calling Hurricane Maria response an 'incredible success' Trump attacked for calling Hurricane Maria response an 'incredible success'

In his very latest remarks, Trump attacked San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz as " totally incompetent " for criticizing the federal government's recovery effort for Puerto Rico . The disaster-relief agency issued a report nine months after the Ca...

U.S. Ramps Up Threats of Military Action Against Syria’s Assad U.S. Ramps Up Threats of Military Action Against Syria’s Assad

He urged the West, including the United States, to join hands in stopping a possible attack on Idlib. "The United States is long past taking Russian Federation and Iran at their word that they are interested in protecting civilians in Idlib from ...

Philippines: 10 million people in the path of Mangkhut Philippines: 10 million people in the path of Mangkhut

The Pearl River Delta region, which includes Hong Kong and Macau, is among the most densely populated in the world. Weather forecaster Robert Sawi assured that the incoming typhoon will be weaker than super typhoon Haiyan or Yolanda, which claimed ...

Pope summons bishops for summit on sex-abuse prevention Pope summons bishops for summit on sex-abuse prevention

Many have called for Wuerl's resignation since the report was released. Benedict is credited with having turned around the Vatican on the issue of sex abuse while he was cardinal, forcing bishops around the world to send all their cases to him for ...

Trump signs executive order to sanction foreign meddlers in U.S

Bolton had previously warned that there were signs of election meddling from China, North Korea, and Iran , though he offered no specific evidence. The move comes amidst increasing realisation in the U.S. The threatened sanctions are notable bec...

United Nations chief: Syria's Idlib must not be transformed into a bloodbath United Nations chief: Syria's Idlib must not be transformed into a bloodbath

Guterres said he was appealing to Iran , Russia and Turkey to " spare no effort to find solutions that protect civilians " and warned that any use of chemical weapons would be "totally unacceptable". The Turkish leader also criticized Assad'...

Pope to meet U.S. Church leaders after archbishop's accusations: Vatican Pope to meet U.S. Church leaders after archbishop's accusations: Vatican

The extraordinary conclave was announced a day before the pope is to meet with leaders of the U.S. Catholic Church to discuss some of the latest scandals, including a grand jury report from Pennsylvania that found that more than 300 priests had sex...

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