Tuesday January 15-th, 2019

Woman blows herself up in central Tunis, injuries reported Woman blows herself up in central Tunis, injuries reported

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. At least nine people have been wounded in a suicide bomb blast that rocked the centre of Tunisia's capital, Tunis , according to the interior ministry. The terror attacks decimated Tunisia´s crucia...

Hillary Clinton on possible run in 2020: 'I'd like to be president' Hillary Clinton on possible run in 2020: 'I'd like to be president'

When asked point-blank if she was planning to run again in 2020, Clinton quipped "No", then quickly added that she'd "like to be president". But she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, announced earlier this month that they are going to...

Macron says will be vigilant to ensure Syria ceasefire respected Macron says will be vigilant to ensure Syria ceasefire respected

The rare Turkish shelling east of the Euphrates comes a day after an worldwide summit on Syria hosted by Turkey, which called for an inclusive political process and for creating conditions to allow the return of millions of refugees. Both oppos...

Seven revellers shot at California nightclub hosting a Halloween party Seven revellers shot at California nightclub hosting a Halloween party

The club was hosting a Halloween event - apparently inspired by a 2018 horror movie called "The First Purge" - with several live rap performers, including RJ, Kalan.FrFr and 1 Take Jay, on Sunday night. and then all of sudden there was a whole bunc...

Accused synagogue shooter mutters to himself during first court appearance Accused synagogue shooter mutters to himself during first court appearance

Six people were injured, including four officers. In the wake of both the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue and the bombs sent to Democrats and CNN , Trump has refused to acknowledge any possible ramifications for the hateful and violent lang...

Over the weekend: German election results putting pressure on Merkel

This is a breaking news story and will be updated . On October 14, the Christian Social Union, or CSU - the Bavarian sister party to the CDU - lost its majority in the Bavarian state parliament. Speaking at a press conference on Monday (local time...

Turkey says wants 'whole truth' on Khashoggi killing Turkey says wants 'whole truth' on Khashoggi killing

The case has brought near unprecedented global scrutiny on Saudi Arabia , which is seeking to draw a line under the crisis after offering a series of differing narratives in the weeks following Mr Khashoggi's murder . "We discussed it. You know t...

Eleven victims of Pittsburgh synagogue attack identified Eleven victims of Pittsburgh synagogue attack identified

Bowers faces 29 federal counts, including weapons offenses and hate crimes. Obama's comments come on the same day as President Donald Trump suggested that the Pittsburgh massacre had little to do with gun laws. Thousands of people have taken t...

Trump Denounces 'Hate' In America After Synagogue Shooting Trump Denounces 'Hate' In America After Synagogue Shooting

At least four people have been reported dead, possibly as many as 7 to 8 could be dead, according to KDKA . Multiple casualties have been reported at the synagogue. A suspect has been taken into custody in Pittsburgh , in the U.S. state of Penn...

Suspicious package found in Atlanta, addressed to CNN Suspicious package found in Atlanta, addressed to CNN

CNN reported the package looks similar to the two previously sent to the network. "This morning, another suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted at an Atlanta post office", he said . A suspect in the case, Cesar Sayoc , was arrested...

Student shot at North Carolina high school; shooter in custody, police say Student shot at North Carolina high school; shooter in custody, police say

Students are now being released to parents after the campus was in lockdown for more than an hour. A student has been shot at Butler High School. According to CMS Superintendent Dr. Matthews is located about 22 miles southeast of Charlotte. Anx...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down as party leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down as party leader

The clear victor of Sunday's state polls is the Green Party , in another repeat of the recent Bavarian election . She has been chancellor for 13 years. The BBC's Jenny Hill, in Berlin, says the latest setback comes amid a bad year for the chancel...

Pakistan Supreme Court reimposes ban on TV broadcast of Indian content Pakistan Supreme Court reimposes ban on TV broadcast of Indian content

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar had issued the order in Karachi while he was hearing a petition filed by the producer's association, which was related to the broadcasting of foreign content on the television channels of Pakistan . "Given the recent tens...

Trump Supporter Accused of Mailing Explosives to Appear in Court Monday Trump Supporter Accused of Mailing Explosives to Appear in Court Monday

Five of the bombs sent this week fall under the jurisdiction of federal prosecutors in Manhattan. Sayoc's alleged actions have heightened tensions during the closing days of a highly contentious campaign ahead of the November 6 mid-term elections i...

Brothers killed in synagogue shooting were 'inseparable' Brothers killed in synagogue shooting were 'inseparable'

U.S. Attorney Scott Brady said Bowers is charged with 11 counts of murdering victims who were exercising their religious beliefs, and 11 counts of using a firearm to commit murder. "I thought that it was lovely and mournful, and it was hopeful and ...

Afghans risk their lives to vote in delayed Kandahar poll Afghans risk their lives to vote in delayed Kandahar poll

With the Taliban operating freely across much of the country and heavy pressure from worldwide partners for the vote to be held, the election was seen as a major test of the credibility of the government. Voters also complained about problems wit...

German governing parties punished in state election

Earlier in October, Merkel's ruling coalition was shaken after the Christian Social Union (CSU) - the sister party of the CDU - gained 37.3 percent in Germany's largest and second-most populous state of Bavaria. Exit polls showed both of the formerly...

US committed to holding Khashoggis killers accountable: James Mattis US committed to holding Khashoggis killers accountable: James Mattis

A State Department spokesman says the USA welcomes a decision by Saudi Arabia to let the son of slain writer Jamal Khashoggi leave the country and come to the United States. "Hand them over to us", Erdogan said. Saudi Arabia has sought to draw a ...

Vancouver vigil to honour the victims of deadly synagogue shooting Vancouver vigil to honour the victims of deadly synagogue shooting

U.S. Attorney Scott Brady said Bowers is charged with 11 counts of murdering victims who were exercising their religious beliefs, and 11 counts of using a firearm to commit murder. While many attendees never imagined having to have the conversa...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls him one of his ‘most dependable friends’ Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls him one of his ‘most dependable friends’

For his part, Abe on Sunday said Prime Minister Modi was one of his most "dependable" friends. Modi, who arrived in Japan last evening to attend the 13th India-Japan annual summit, has said the partnership between the two countries has been funda...

Bodies of two missing Virginia girls found in Hudson River Bodies of two missing Virginia girls found in Hudson River

Two young women found dead and duct-taped together on the bank of the Hudson River on the Upper West Side were identified Friday, police said. Police say that they are investigating the deaths and will determine the causes. The two women were found...

Michael Higgins wins second term as Ireland's president Michael Higgins wins second term as Ireland's president

He said the blasphemy referendum was "the next small step in what is a very big deal, which is the reform of our constitution, so the next set of referenda are pencilled in for May". Over recent years Ireland has voted to repeal a series of restricti...

Voting issues gain attention in Georgia Voting issues gain attention in Georgia

The Democratic Party Of Georgia said Thursday that around 4,700 vote-by-mail applications they submitted weeks ago are now unaccounted for in a key Democratic-leaning county, The New York Times first reported . Kemp also hit back hard at Abrams, s...

Brazils right-wing candidate poised to win presidential election Brazils right-wing candidate poised to win presidential election

Bolsonaro was leading in recent polls ahead of Fernando Haddad, a leftist former Sao Paulo mayor, with 56 per cent of voters likely to vote for Bolsonaro, while 44 per cent supported Haddad. He once told a congresswoman that she did not deserve to...

Nuclear treaty withdrawal sends message to North Korea Nuclear treaty withdrawal sends message to North Korea

Russia's top diplomat stressed that at the October 23 meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and White House National Security Adviser John Bolton in Moscow both the Russian and United States sides admitted the importance of holding a bilat...

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