Thursday October 19-th, 2017

Turkey Destroys Daesh Terrorist Strongholds Along Border

Turkish-backed rebels have cleared Islamic State from a 90km corridor along Turkeys Syrian border, reinforcing Ankaras plan to drive out Sunni militants and stop the advance of Syrian Kurdish fighters. Also Sunday, the United States and Russian Feder...

Vietnam inks $6.5bn deal with Airbus during Hollande's visit Vietnam inks $6.5bn deal with Airbus during Hollande's visit

Two Vietnamese low-priced carriers have signed major aircraft deals with Airbus . VietJet operates more than 250 flights a day with 50 routes in Vietnam and across the region to countries such as Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, China, My...

German far-right beats Merkel's party into 3rd place German far-right beats Merkel's party into 3rd place

Sunday's result may make it tougher to smooth over a dispute with the Christian Social Union, her conservative Union bloc's Bavarian arm, which criticized her welcoming approach from the start and wants an annual migrant cap. But he said it would not...

Turkish jets kill 30 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

It said that most had been taken back to northern Iraq where the PKK has mountain camps. Intense clashes have been ongoing in the Hakkari region since a large scale operation was launched on Friday against the PKK in the nearby Cukurca district bor...

ANC members occupy Luthuli House ANC members occupy Luthuli House

The veterans tried to prevent Manganye's group to hand over a memorandum asking for the resignation of both ANC president Zuma and his national executive committee (NEC), to the secretary general Gwede Mantashe. "We need a leadership who doesn't prom...

Re-electing Corbyn will be disastrous for Labour, warns Smith

Mr Corbyn's spokesman said: "Jeremy supports democratisation and reform of the party rules and structures". An overwhelming number of Corbyn voters, 90 per cent, also believe that a public relations company has been involved in "orchestrating" Labo...

Turkey-backed rebels clear Syria border villages of IS: army

Turkey's largest military foray into Syria in its five-year-old conflict is part of a renewed effort by Ankara to establish a de facto safe-zone along the border to help insurgents fighting the government of President Bashar al-Assad and to provide...

Chella Choi leads LPGA Manulife Classic in Canada

She's signed for an even 72, mixing five birdies with three bogeys after she opened her round with a double bogey. Meanwhile, Ko's compatriot Danny Lee missed the cut by two strokes at the PGA Tour's second of four season-ending playoff tournaments...

Separatists Don't Believe In 'Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat, Jamuriyat', Says Rajnath Singh Separatists Don't Believe In 'Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat, Jamuriyat', Says Rajnath Singh

Singh while concluding his the Valley visit in Srinagar. Singh further said that some members of the delegation met with the leaders of the Hurriyat Conference. Before concluding the all-party delegation's visit to the restive valley, Rajnath Singh...

After snub, Rajnath slams separatists, says they don't believe in 'Kashmiriyat' After snub, Rajnath slams separatists, says they don't believe in 'Kashmiriyat'

Singh said that he had been informed on Sunday that some members of the APD went to meet Hurriyat leaders. As the president of Peoples Democratic Party, and not as chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti has sent a letter to the Hurriyat leaders on Saturda...

London model set ablaze to mark Great Fire anniversary London model set ablaze to mark Great Fire anniversary

The event will be marked with a series of art installations, concerts, lectures and tours, bringing to life one of the most significant moments in the country's history. The burning of the model City was just one of a number of commemorative events h...

US, Russia fail to reach agreement on Syria US, Russia fail to reach agreement on Syria

The White House official said the U.S.is focused on ensuring that an agreement allows for a "period of calm so that we can get urgently needed humanitarian assistance to populations that are in need". Lavrov's deputy, Sergei Ryabkov, said a deal was ...

At least two dead in Israeli building site collapse: rescue services

Details are still emerging, though police say at least six people injured have been injured. Israeli television reported that 15 people were missing, but police did not confirm that number. A spokesperson for the fire and rescue service told Yne...

Britain names ambassador to Iran as relations improve Britain names ambassador to Iran as relations improve

Hopton has previously served as the British ambassador to Qatar and Yemen. Nearly five years after a pro-regime mob stormed and looted the British Embassy in Tehran in 2011, forcing the closure of the mission, Britain's most senior diplomat in Iran...

Hermine lingers off shore continuing its unsafe storm surges

At 11 p.m. EDT on Sunday, Hermine's center was about 325 miles (523 km) southeast of Long Island, the eastern tip of NY, the hurricane center said. Hermine is expected to stall off New England, churning up rough surf and unsafe rip currents at beac...

Violence erupts in Zimbabwe's capital after anti-Mugabe rally Violence erupts in Zimbabwe's capital after anti-Mugabe rally

Zimbabwe police have fired tear gas, water cannons and gunshots to stop hundreds of youths protesting against police brutality in the capital, Harare . On Thursday the police warned that unauthorized demonstrations would not be allowed. The m...

2 employees shot in lobby of central California county jail

Two veteran correctional officers are in critical condition after being shot by a paroled prisoner at the Fresno County Jail early Saturday morning. Davis is listed in critical but stable condition. As is the policy at the Fresno County Jail, neither...

Hermine upgrades to Cat 1 hurricane Hermine upgrades to Cat 1 hurricane

As of 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT), the fourth named storm of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season was passing near Charleston, South Carolina with strong winds and heavy rains, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The surge of ocean water could be as ...

Zimbabwe Police Ban Protests in Capital for Next 2 Weeks Zimbabwe Police Ban Protests in Capital for Next 2 Weeks

Mkwananzi was denied bail on Monday, and a court hearing due to decide whether to release the others on bail was adjourned on Wednesday. The European Union on Tuesday expressed concern at the use of brute force by Zimbabwean police in quelling rece...

Stanford Swimmer To Live With Parents After Prison Release

Turner was convicted of three felony counts of sexual assault of an unconscious woman during an on-campus fraternity party on January 18, 2015. Turner's early release just after 6 a.m. Prosecutors had argued for six years . Brock Turner will...

US, Russia far from deal on Syria, Obama says

Earlier in the day, U.S. President Barack Obama said in Hangzhou that talks with Russian Federation will be key in reaching any deal to end hostilities in Syria but negotiations are hard. Obama says " grave differences " remain * U.S. envoy's letter ...

Rosberg wins Italian GP after Hamilton's poor start

Rosberg has won back-to-back races following Hamilton's grid penalty and third place at Spa, but the German denied the "tide" of the title battle was now going his way. Sebastian Vettel was third fastest ahead of his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen...

World Health Organization says no Zika cases confirmed in the Rio Olympic Games

As of August 26, HHS has obligated $264 million of the $374 million redirected for the domestic Zika response. There is one more significant task that each and every one of us can do to stem the Zika outbreak. In a statement , the DFA said t...

Indian Premier Offers Loan, Defense Cooperation in Vietnam

According to the Indian guest, the upgrading "will provide a new direction, momentum and substance" to bilateral cooperation. "As a matter of principle, both countries would have to be sensitive to each other's strategic interests", Swarup said whi...

Explosions as Turkey clears mines from Syrian border

On Aug. 24 morning, the Turkish Air Force with the support of the coalition aircraft launched an operation to liberate the city of Jarabulus from the IS militants in northern Syria , near Aleppo city. The Pentagon has denied reports it was monitorin...

Bangladesh official says Islamist party leader executed Bangladesh official says Islamist party leader executed

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court rejected a final appeal for reviewing his death sentence handed out b. Bangladesh has seen an increase in militant attacks in recent weeks. The defendant received the death sentence for crimes including abduction, kill...

'March for Europe' rallies demand public consultation on Brexit terms

Pro-Brexit demonstrators also gathered in the capital to form a counter-protest along the marching route. The "March for Europe" protesters are demanding a "pause" in the Brexit process and a continuation of close cultural and economic ties with Eu...

Putin says Russia and US nearing agreement on Syria

In concluding his speech, also heard by South Korean President Park Geun Hye, Abe called for Putin's support in signing a postwar peace treaty and carving out a new era for Japan and Russian Federation. "We are now sensing the readiness of our Japane...

Pope hails volunteers on eve of Mother Teresa sainthood

However, Kolkata is determined to stand out by taking it up a notch. S. Bedford, a journalist who spent two months volunteering at the home in Kolkata, recalled grim sanitary conditions. It wasn't about religion. These activities aimed at instilling ...

Uzbekistan's autocratic president to be buried Uzbekistan's autocratic president to be buried

The announcement came after a long, odd interlude during which Uzbek officials refrained from confirming the death even while the leaders of Turkey and Georgia expressed condolences, mosque leaders were barred from offering prayers for the president'...

Putin says Russia didn't hack US Democratic Party

James Brown, an associate professor at Temple University in Tokyo who published a book this year on the territorial dispute, said Putin's comments suggested "the status quo suits Russian Federation quite well". DNC hacked emails released by WikiLea...

Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after overseas absence, health fears Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after overseas absence, health fears

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (L) and his wife Grace look on during the Defence Force's 36th Anniversary celebrations in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, August 9, 2016. Zimbabweans are growing increasingly frustrated with Mugabe and his failure to f...

Senior medics wade into junior doctors strike row

A hospital spokesman said: "We are now putting in place plans to ensure we provide a safe service for our patients throughout the strike, including anyone who needs emergency or urgent care". The media attacks include exaggerating alleged "divisions"...

Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign

Yesterday in London, activists protested against the ban outside the French embassy. Amnesty International praised the court decision Friday, calling the local decrees "invasive and discriminatory" and saying their enforcement has led to "abuses an...

Ex-Subway pitchman in suit: Victim's parents to blame Ex-Subway pitchman in suit: Victim's parents to blame

The motion also alleges that Jane Doe's parents' lack of supervision led her to engage "in various harmful activities, including, but not limited to, alcohol abuse, substance abuse, self-mutilation, and sexual activity with multiple partners" befor...

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