Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid protests

More than 130 private concerns were attacked by protesters last week, including a Dutch-owned flower farm and a cement factory owned by Nigerian Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man. Since the protests by these two major ethnic groups broke out past y... More..

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Matthew unearths Civil War cannonballs at S. Carolina beach
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Matthew unearths Civil War cannonballs at S. Carolina beach

The sheriff's bomb team is investigating the unspecified ordnance found on Folly Beach, the office tweeted Sunday. And thanks to Hurricane Matthew, they were uncovered on a beach in SC over the weekend. Fifte...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

BJP politicising 'surgical strikes' to gain political mileage, says BSP chief Mayawati

One doesn't know what Arvind Kejriwal wanted when he slyly asked PM Modi to counter Pakistani propaganda by showing proof of the surgical strike, but his remark didn't go down well with the natives of India. "T...More..

India's Modi scraps planned visit to Pakistan for regional summit
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

India's Modi scraps planned visit to Pakistan for regional summit

India says a group of militants sneaked across the de facto border that separates the countries and killed 18 soldiers on September 18, the biggest loss of life for Indian security forces in the region for 14 y...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tropical Storm Nicole expected to be moving 'very slowly' by Sunday night

The storm was located about 345 miles south of Bermuda and was expected to run north-northwest later in the day. Satellite imagery shows that Tropical Storm Nicole is less than half the size of powerful Hur...More..

Melania Trump breaks silence on her husband's comments about women
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Melania Trump breaks silence on her husband's comments about women

It was held between Donald Trump and the " Access Hollywood " host Billy Bush , in 2005. The video, with Punjabi subtitles, begins with a hymn affirming the equality of women that asks whether a follower o...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Russia vetoes U.N. demand for end to bombing of Syria's Aleppo

Churkin called the French draft "very hastily put together". The developments accelerated an erosion in ties between Moscow and Washington that had been under strain since Russia's annexation of Crimea in 201...More..

Syrian Bomb Plot Suspect Arrested After 2-Day Manhunt
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Syrian Bomb Plot Suspect Arrested After 2-Day Manhunt

A manhunt was launched to find Bakr, who was arrested at a different apartment complex two days later. Two other people were arrested at the city's train station Saturday, police said , and their luggage was...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Hollande says unsure whether to receive Putin during Paris visit, cites Syria

On Saturday, Russia blocked a draft French UN resolution calling for an end to the barrage of air strikes on the city's rebel-held east that have escalated in the last month, leaving hundreds of people dead, ...More..

Spain's Gerard Pique to retire after 2018 World Cup
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Spain's Gerard Pique to retire after 2018 World Cup

Pique was booed and heckled throughout Spain's World Cup qualifier against Albania on Sunday after it was noticed that, unlike his teammates, his shirt did not bear any red and yellow trim (the national colou...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Kejriwal, Congress leaders flayed for 'questioning' surgical strikes

India and Pakistan should now certainly try to de- escalate tension but there can not be talks immediately, he said. "Monitoring will be done at MHA, BSF and chief secretary levels". Bakshi said that inter-pa...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Kerry Says Strikes By Russia, Syria 'Beg For' A War Crimes Investigation

Russian Federation and Syrian president Bashar Assad "owe the world more than an explanation" for their attacks on hospitals in Aleppo, Kerry added, noting that the attacks are "way beyond" accidental at this p...More..

Six People Wounded in Shooting Attack in Yerushalayim
by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Six People Wounded in Shooting Attack in Yerushalayim

The site of a shooting attack is seen at Ammunition Hill light rail station in Jerusalem , Oct. 9, 2016. Medical officials said six people were wounded in the attack, and that two of them, a 60-year-old woma...More..

Andy Burnham to resign from shadow cabinet to concentrate on mayoral campaign
by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Andy Burnham to resign from shadow cabinet to concentrate on mayoral campaign

That puts him at odds with some in his party, who say Labour must respond to people's worries and consider some form of control over the numbers arriving in Britain if it is to avoid alienating more voters. "...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

More than 140 killed after airstrikes target funeral in Yemen

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani denounced Washington's role in a Saudi airstrike on Yemen on Saturday that killed scores of civilians in a funeral ceremony in Sana'a...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

German Police Make New Raid In Hunt For Bomb Suspect

Saxony police said on Sunday two of those picked up the previous day in the eastern city of Chemnitz had been set free. Tom Bernhardt, a spokesman for the Saxony state criminal investigation office, said no o...More..

Portugal's Guterres, likely UN chief, wants to build bridges
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Portugal's Guterres, likely UN chief, wants to build bridges

In the formal vote Thursday, the council approved him by acclamation, adopting a resolution recommending him to the General Assembly, which will pro forma approve his nomination next week. Media reports also sa...More..

Transformers Explode as Hurricane Matthew Knocks Out Power to 300000 in Florida
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Transformers Explode as Hurricane Matthew Knocks Out Power to 300000 in Florida

Other companies reported power outages as well. "The $2 billion dollars of investments that we have made are yielding benefits", an FPL representative said. "We're exercising our storm response plans and movi...More..

Germany's Merkel renews warning on Britain and immigration
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Germany's Merkel renews warning on Britain and immigration

German chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against allowing exceptions to the EU's principle of linking access to the single market to free movement of people. "You can imagine how all countries will put condit...More..

Democrats seek to punish GOP Senate candidates over Trump audio
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Democrats seek to punish GOP Senate candidates over Trump audio

One by one, outraged GOP lawmakers condemned Trump's comments in a 2005 video obtained and released Friday by The Washington Post and NBC News. Just two days before Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are set ...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

'Creepy Clown' Sightings Lead to Hysteria, Skepticism and Arrests

The sightings were reported just as a CT school district announced a ban on clown costumes and any other "symbols of terror" during this year's Halloween season as authorities investigate the authenticity of ...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Canada Plans To Implement Minimum Carbon Tax By 2018

A local climate economist says the Trudeau government's move to establish a national carbon price is a step in the right direction for the environment, and a positive for BC's economy. Shell Canada's president ...More..

CMPD won't release extra footage of Keith Scott shooting
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

CMPD won't release extra footage of Keith Scott shooting

Without revisions in the bill signed into law past year by Gov. Nikki Haley, South Carolina could be inviting a similar reaction from the public following the next questionable shooting incident involving polic...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Bryant orders flags lowered in memory of former Israeli prime minister

US President Barack Obama today paid tributes to former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize victor Shimon Peres, comparing him to "giants of the 20th century" like Nelson Mandela and Queen Elizabeth. Obam...More..

Facebook filled with reports of 'creepy clown' sightings in southwest Oklahoma City
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Facebook filled with reports of 'creepy clown' sightings in southwest Oklahoma City

Despite not being on the list of cities on the page, Fontana Police say they have received "calls and social media inquiries claiming subjects dressed as clowns are making threats towards citizens", according ...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Thousands of Poland women strike against Forced Pregnancy

Poland's conservative majority parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly squashed a proposed near-total abortion ban that had triggered massive protests . Critics say the new law could mean woman suffering misc...More..

Another Breather for BCCI: SC Tells Board to Get States in Line
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Another Breather for BCCI: SC Tells Board to Get States in Line

To this, the bench said "we do not at this stage propose to express any final view on the true intention behind the disbursement of the amount in favour of the State Associations and whether, and if so, what ac...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

European Union members pledge their support to revive stalled Afghanistan peace talks

Representatives from various state pose for a photo during the Brussels conference on Afghanistan. Mogherini stressed there would be "no donor fatigue" on Afghanistan, while the conference also examined rek...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

South African universities re-open amid heavy police presence

Now, says the 21-year-old accounting student, she's mad at the protesters. The BSS were elected bodies aimed at representing the specific interests of black students who at the time‚ due to apartheid policies...More..

S. Korea on alert for NK nuclear test
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

S. Korea on alert for NK nuclear test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to the Ryongaksan Spring Water Factory in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on September 30, 201...More..

Pakistani parliament condemns India's actions in Kashmir
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Pakistani parliament condemns India's actions in Kashmir

Pakistan's army chief is warning India any military aggression in contested Kashmir will not go unpunished. Indian soldiers yesterday killed three suspected militants who tried to attack an army base in India...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

USA accuses Russia, Syria of war crimes; France seeks United Nations vote

The United States and Russian Federation are both fighting against Islamic State but are on opposite sides in the wider civil war, with Moscow fighting to protect Assad and Washington supporting rebels agains...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Asked about sterling, PM May says British economy is strong

The Prime Minister played down the sterling moves in an interview with Sky News. Citing three anonymous government sources, Bloomberg said the sector held far less sway with May than with her predecessor Davi...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Thailand denies entry to teen Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong

Demosisto , the new political party Wong co-founded in April which recently won seats Hong Kong's legislative council, said in an update that it had not had contact with Joshua for over 10 hours, adding: "We ar...More..

Massive typhoon hits eastern China after killing 4 in Taiwan
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Massive typhoon hits eastern China after killing 4 in Taiwan

According to government figures, 20 injuries have been reported so far. In Taiwan, almost 4 million homes lost power and 10 provincial highways remained closed Wednesday, one day after heavy rain and sustaine...More..

Local Clown Says the
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Local Clown Says the "Creepy Clown" Trend has his Industry Concerned

And with Halloween around the corner, some schools have banned clown costumes and many police departments are warning against it. Police are cracking down on "creepy clown" incidents across Pennsylvania . ...More..

India Completes Deal to Buy 36 Rafales from France
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

India Completes Deal to Buy 36 Rafales from France

The development comes after the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) discussed the deal and gave the green signal to go ahead with its signing to give a crucial boost to the Indian Air Force. Rafale is a French ...More..

Rehmani hails Nawaz Sharif's stand on Kashmir
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Rehmani hails Nawaz Sharif's stand on Kashmir

The two countries have also harshly confronted each other in front of the delegates of the 71st United Nations General Assembly in NY, where Modi accused Pakistan of sponsoring worldwide terrorism. She also r...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

German industry can not save Britain from hard Brexit, warns Merkel

Merkel also stressed that there would be "no pre-negotiations" before the UK Government triggers Article 50 next year, beginning a two-year process to leave the EU. German Economics Minister Sigmar Gabriel join...More..

Afghanistan inks peace deal with warlord 'butcher of Kabul'
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Afghanistan inks peace deal with warlord 'butcher of Kabul'

Mr Hekmatyar still has to negotiate with the Afghan government over where and when he and Mr Ghani will sign the accord, and under what circumstances he will return to Kabul . "The peace negotiations... have b...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

18 killed in suspected Turkish strikes in Syria

Ministry political directors from the United States, France, Britain, Italy and the European Union's diplomatic service are due at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin late Wednesday. The U.N. officials also presente...More..

Jeremy Hunt plans to recruit 1500 more doctors to tackle NHS shortages
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Jeremy Hunt plans to recruit 1500 more doctors to tackle NHS shortages

Currently, foreign doctors make up around 25% of the medical workforce in the health service. Mr Hunt will tell the Tory party conference in Birmingham today how he will lift the current cap on the number of ...More..

17 indicted in international sex trafficking operation
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

17 indicted in international sex trafficking operation

Luger said one suspect was previously arrested in Belgium and five remain at large, including two from Minnesota. "In short, the victims lived like modern-day sex slaves", said US Attorney for Minnesota Andrew ...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

With peace deal defeat, what's next for Colombia?

The peace agreement was the product of four years of vehement conciliation and negotiations between the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC. This doesn't mean Colombia will be plunged ...More..

Kelly Clarkson Reveals Secret She's Never Told Anyone on 'Ellen'
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Kelly Clarkson Reveals Secret She's Never Told Anyone on 'Ellen'

Further talking about her personal life, Clarkson said she doesn't want more children. Kelly Clarkson sits down for an interview with Ellen DeGeneres on The Ellen Show , airing later today . You can not j...More..

USA diplomats 'given date rape drug by Russian officials'
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

USA diplomats 'given date rape drug by Russian officials'

The spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Moscow said earlier this year that water faucets had been discovered mysteriously left running in apartments in the past. But recent incidents suggest Russian security se...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Vice presidential debate: Live updates from Pence vs. Kaine

Pence and Kaine have campaigned full tilt for more than two months now, but plenty of people still don't have a feel for them. Kaine will be pointing out reasons Trump doesn't belong in the White House. Do...More..

Dutch photographer Oerlemans killed in Libya -employer
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Dutch photographer Oerlemans killed in Libya -employer

One of the publications he had been employed with, Belgium's Knack magazine, says he was shot on assignment, in a statement posted to their website yesterday, October 2, when his death occurred. IS said on T...More..

Southgate eager to move on with England
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Southgate eager to move on with England

The way he has matured into that role is really impressive and there was no doubt in my mind about keeping him in that position". "For me, the week that I worked under him I enjoyed it". Of Rashford, Southgat...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Kaine vs. Pence: All even at the start, poll shows

The New York Times report on Donald Trump's 1995 tax return has him explaining why he took such a big loss - almost a billion dollars in one year - qualifying for almost two decades of zero taxes. Tim Kaine...More..