Tuesday October 17-th, 2017

Pakistan again denies India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav Pakistan again denies India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad Gautam Bambawale met with Pakistan's foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua on Wednesday and handed over the appeal written by Jadhav's mother on her son's behalf. The Pakistan Army had also released a "confessional ...

Turkey suspends more than 9000 police officers over 'Gulen links'

The suspects are allegedly Gulen operatives who directed followers within the police force. Warrants were issued for the detention of 3,224 people, the agency said. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Sebastian Fischer told reporters in Berlin that Germany be...

North Korea celebrates 'Day of the Sun' with defiant show of might

Coal sales are an important source of revenue for Kim Jong Un's government, and the USA says China has turned back some shipments in recent days. Among the hardware on display appeared to be new intercontinental and submarine-launched ballistic mis...

Trump says he hasn't changed position on wall

Trump had run the risk of being blamed by Democrats for a shutdown whose start would coincide with the day he marks 100 days in office. Trump has announced a rally in Pennsylvania to mark the day. Democrats are expected to concede smaller amounts for...

UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

While Mr Corbyn's supporters hope his populist appeal as an outsider could lead to an unexpected shock win, similar to the Brexit vote and the US Presidential victory, he now lies very far behind Theresa May in opinion polls . And on guaranteeing ex...

FOX24 - President Donald Trump is approaching his 100th day in office FOX24 - President Donald Trump is approaching his 100th day in office

His pick for Secretary of Agriculture, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, was confirmed in the full Senate today. President Donald Trump could avert the risk of a government shutdown next weekend by stepping back from his demand that lawmakers f...

Council of Europe assembly wants to monitor Turkey again Council of Europe assembly wants to monitor Turkey again

Mikko also expressed disappointment that Turkish authorities were considering the re-introduction of the death penalty. On the day of the referendum, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Com...

Ivanka Trump's Line Relabelled by Retailer, Distributor Ivanka Trump's Line Relabelled by Retailer, Distributor

Following a nationwide boycott movement against Ivanka Trump's clothing, some leading stores, including Nordstrom, dropped the first daughter's fashion line. "We can add billions to the global economy by creating an enabling environment, increasing...

YouTube giraffe gives birth to healthy cash cow YouTube giraffe gives birth to healthy cash cow

The camera was taken down April 21 and on Tuesday the Animal Adventure Park announced the camera would be up for viewers to watch once a week. Another boost for April followers in coming days will be the calf's official naming. As for the 6-foot-...

Dad of Florida State star dies after gun fires at strip club Dad of Florida State star dies after gun fires at strip club

Sheriff's Office says the shooting was "accidental ". He died later after being taken to St. Mary Medical Center. Travis Rudolph's mother confirmed Darryl's death. Most sports outlets predict Rudolph will be a mid- to late-round selection in thi...

Judge blocks plan to withhold funds from Judge blocks plan to withhold funds from "sanctuary cities"

He adds that the ruling is "a gift to the criminal gang and cartel element in our country" and claims it puts "thousands of innocent lives at risk". But so far, the Trump administration hasn't really done anything that would threaten even the most ...

Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

The US military defended its decision when it was quizzed Friday on whether the behemoth bomb was necessary for that particular target. That apparently reflects President Donald Trump's vow for a more aggressive campaign against the group. Another Af...

'Nikki Haley can be easily replaced,' President Trump jokes 'Nikki Haley can be easily replaced,' President Trump jokes

Trump quickly assured Haley her job was safe. S. State Department website published an article this month about President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, stoking criticism from prominent ethics experts. The announcement of the unusual ...

Amid oppn protest, Kerala Minister Mani says 'didn't insult women' Amid oppn protest, Kerala Minister Mani says 'didn't insult women'

He condemned the remarks made by Mani against the strike staged by Pembilai Orumai, a women's collective which staged a historic strike against plantation managements in Idukki in 2015. My words have been twisted out of context. The opposition lead...

Lavrov speaks to Tillerson about Syria chemical attack Lavrov speaks to Tillerson about Syria chemical attack

In a 2013 deal brokered by Russian Federation and the U.S., Syria agreed to destroy its chemical weapons stockpiles. Assad went on to hit out at the USA government for recent actions in Syria, stating: "we all know that the American officials say...

United Nations wants probe into killing of blogger Yameen Rasheed United Nations wants probe into killing of blogger Yameen Rasheed

According to local media , 29-year-old Rasheed, an outspoken critic of the government and radical Islamism, was found with 16 stab wounds on the staircase of his house in the capital city of Male in the early hours of Sunday. Notable worldwide figur...

FT: LafargeHolcim CEO to step down over Syria controversy FT: LafargeHolcim CEO to step down over Syria controversy

Meanwhile, human rights groups claim that the company helped to finance terrorism. In a statement management added that "significant errors of judgment were made that contravened the applicable code of conduct". In its latest update, the company co...

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: Chinese pressure on North Korea 'working'

The paper likened the aircraft carrier to a "gross animal" and said a strike on it would be "an actual example to show our military's force". His grandson and current leader, Kim Jong Un, instead flubbed a missile launch. mainland. The situation ne...

Elon Musk steps out in Australia with Amber Heard Elon Musk steps out in Australia with Amber Heard

This year, new rumors emerged after the two were seen attending a movie screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power . Amber Heard with Elon Musk in Australia . Elon Musk filed for divorce from wife Talulah Riley in January 20...

N.Korea detains U.S. citizen; at least 3rd American being held

The 58-year-old had been teaching a class in worldwide finance and management at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology for around a month. In a series of editorials the Rodong Sinmun newspaper - the official mouthpiece of the ruling Wo...

Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with Trump

China also issued a stern warning earlier this month that a conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment", as Pyongyang vowed a "merciless" response to any USA military action. Two Japanese destroyers have joined the carrier group for exe...

Treasury Targets Assad Regime Scientists with New Sanctions

In a statement released earlier Monday, Mnuchin said "these sweeping sanctions target the scientific support center for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad's horrific chemical weapons attack on innocent civilian men, women, and children". The sanctions...

China seeks Russia's help to 'cool' North Korea situation

After inspecting an honor guard, Kim, in a black suit, watched the parade pour into Kim Il-Sung Square, accompanied by top military and party leaders, state television showed in a live broadcast. "We're prepared to respond to an all-out war with an a...

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US

The video was displayed during a military concert celebrating North Korea's late founding father. He did not comment on what might have caused the missile to fail but a n official said the missile was a Scud variant that the U.S. North Korea se...

OMB preps for shutdown, WH says it's unlikely

The federal government will partially shut down Friday if Congress does not pass a bill to keep the government funded. Beyond keeping the government's lights on, Republicans, encouraged by the White House, are still hoping to revive the GOP health ...

Iran Condemns Attack on Afghan Military Base

Ten fighters with the group attacked unarmed soldiers at a military base near Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of Balkh province, for several hours after Friday prayers. An official in Mazar-e-Sharif said at least 140 soldiers were killed and many others ...

William and Harry tell Kate: 'We haven't talked enough about losing mother'

After speaking to other families, he realized he didn't "want them to have to go through the same things. you want to try help as much as you can and try and empower them to have that conversation". He added: "I always thought to myself, you know, 'w...

Opposition wants Sharif to resign Opposition wants Sharif to resign

Opposition parties, led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, had filed the petition against Nawaz Sharif a year ago after his children's names appeared in the leaked Panama Papers, which documented the offshore deal...

Donald Trump orders review of visa program to encourage hiring Americans Donald Trump orders review of visa program to encourage hiring Americans

President Donald Trump's latest executive order focuses on the way the federal government gives visas to highly trained foreign workers . The order included a section geared at immigration reform. The H-1B visa is a good thing in many cases. A...

Chechen Leader Wants Gays 'Eliminated By Start Of Ramadan' Chechen Leader Wants Gays 'Eliminated By Start Of Ramadan'

In light of recent reports about Chechnya's anti-gay kidnappings, torture and killings, Reveal revisits stories that expose what it's like to be gay in Russian Federation. 'President Putin already has a record of persecuting the LGBT communuty ...

Saudi Arabia shuffles cabinet posts, including Washington ambassador

Syria, Yemen, Libya and counterterrorism efforts are among the central subject matters Sisi and King Salman are expected to review. "Prince Khaled bin Salman bin Abdulaziz appointed ambassador" read an official statement. Essam bin Saeed replaces him...

Australia unveils tougher citizenship laws

Tougher criminal history checks, including involvement in gang activity or domestic violence. Malcolm Turnbull's citizenship crackdown, to be announced on Thursday, comes just two days after the prime minister outlined an overhaul of the 457 tempor...

President extends Easter good wishes; asks to remove hatred

In Rome Pope Francis presided over the Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum on Good Friday, asking Jesus' forgiveness for the ways we may have fallen short, and imploring the grace to do better in the future, Catholic News Agency reported.

Hawks deliver early playoff KO, romp past Wizards 116-98

The Hawks entered into Saturday afternoon's Game 3 having lost the first two games of their series against the Washington Wizards . The Hawks are back in the series and the bad blood with the Washington Wizards shows no signs of letting ...

Trump says Paris terror attack will have 'big effect' on election

Armed French police officers in Paris . Macron is in the lead with 24 percent of the first-round vote, ahead of Le Pen who had fallen back slightly to 21.5 percent, according to an Elabe survey of voter intentions taken before the shooting.

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