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Citizens' Assembly votes to amend constitution on abortion

Citizens' Assembly votes to amend constitution on abortion

Earlier , members of the assembly voted overwhelmingly to recommend that the Eighth Amendment should not be retained in its current form. "However, we are heartened that 87 per cent of members did v...

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Trump calls Erdogan to congratulate him on referendum win

Trump calls Erdogan to congratulate him on referendum win

Like the U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, it welcomes his anti-Assad intervention in Syria, while staying quiet about Erodgan's earlier assistance to Isis and his war against Kurdish anti-...

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Trump to order review of Obama tax inversion rules -Mnuchin

Trump to order review of Obama tax inversion rules -Mnuchin

The Trump administration said it will release a tax reform bill next week that, if passed, would completely change the complex tax code. "Under the previous administration, the tax code has becom...

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The election 'nightmare' that could smash the euro

The election 'nightmare' that could smash the euro

It was unclear whether the attack would tip the balance of the vote in favour of Le Pen, who has vowed to take a tough line on "Islamic terrorism". Le Pen's father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, was expelled f...

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MP's back June UK election

MP's back June UK election

It is the fourth round of voting in four years, after the Scotland's independence referendum of 2014, the general election of 2015, and the European Union referendum in 2016. Blaming the Tory domina...

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BSNL battles Jio launches new plan for customers

BSNL battles Jio launches new plan for customers

Triple Ace plan comes with 3GB data per day and a validity of 90 days, which is better still than what Reliance Jio is offering at the moment. This offer is a revised plan of the STV-339 prepaid pla...

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British PM May says June election result 'not certain' despite front-runner status

Mrs May, who became PM last July after the European Union referendum, told MPs it would wrong for the United Kingdom to find itself reaching the most "difficult and sensitive" phase of Brexit negoti...

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Win or lose, Marine Le Pen is a nightmare for the EU

In a statement today, Le Pen blamed "radical Islam" - which she called "a monstrous, totalitarian ideology that has declared war on our nation, on reason, on civilisation" - for the attack. Armed Fren...

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Pls don't target Baahubali for comments by Sathyaraj: Rajamouli

Pls don't target Baahubali for comments by Sathyaraj: Rajamouli

This could be given Sathyaraj has also commented saying he will continue to fight for the right of Tamil people. Baahubali : The Conclusion , scheduled to open next week, is expected to reveal why K...

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Naveen flayed for not meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Supporters thronged the streets as Prime Minister Modi made his way to the venue of the party meet from the airport. For three terms now, chief minister Biju Patnaik has been in power, leading a regio...

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Fresno shooter has Sacramento connection

Dyer said Muhammad had been identified quickly as the prime suspect in the Motel 6 shooting on April 13 and that police had been urgently seeking him across the Fresno area since then. Next, Muhamma...

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China criticizes North Korea, praises U.S. on nuclear issue

His comments came a senior North Korean official warned the regime had no intention of scaling down its missile programme, pledging weekly tests and threatening "all-out war" if the U.S. A pilot was f...

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Jakarta's Christian Governor Ahok Concedes Defeat to Muslim Rival Baswedan

The trial centres on comments that Mr Purnama made previous year about his opponents' use of the Islamic holy book in political campaigning. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims took to the streets late...

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UP Police arrests 3 terror suspects

UP Police arrests 3 terror suspects

The development has a day after when 5 people were apprehended by by UP police who reportedly were involved in a terror plot targeting Delhi and UP. The accused had got in touch with each other thro...

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Sulkan Singh Appointed As New UP DGP, Javeed Ahmed Shunted Out…

Sulkan Singh Appointed As New UP DGP, Javeed Ahmed Shunted Out…

Daljeet Chaudhary has also been transferred, swapping places with Aditya Misra.In all, 12 senior police officers were transferred - nearly a month after Yogi took over as the CM.With an image of one o...

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SeaWorld's final baby killer whale is born at Texas park

Amidst heated criticism over its care of captive orcas, SeaWorld announced in March of past year that it would end its controversial breeding program. The film focused on Tilikum , who killed his ...

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European Union says ready to welcome back United Kingdom if it decides to stay

European Union says ready to welcome back United Kingdom if it decides to stay

Mrs May told the House of Commons: "We are determined to bring stability to the United Kingdom for the long term and that's what this election will be about - leadership and stability". "The theory ...

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TN crisis: How in-family feuds hastened Dhinakaran's fall from the top

TN crisis: How in-family feuds hastened Dhinakaran's fall from the top

Panneerselvam's camp setting stiff preconditions to begin discussions. The talks for a merger gained ground after an FIR was registered against Dinakaran for bribing the Election Commission official...

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Trump says he plans tax reform announcement on Wednesday

Treasury Department as he signed executive orders calling for a rexamination of Obama-era regulations. President Donald Trump, accompanied by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, gives a thumbs up as...

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France Election: Le Pen wants Islamist mosques closed

French authorities say the gunman, named swiftly by the Islamic State terror group via its Amaq news agency as Belgian Abu Yousif al-Bajiki, opened fire on a police auto parked on the Champs-Élysées, ...

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Korea on alert as North Korea readies for army celebration

China on Wednesday put its land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers "on high alert" and the United States sees it as evidence that Beijing is preparing to respond to a potential situation in Nort...

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Back to the ballot box: U.K. lawmakers approve June 8 election

After debating the motion put forward by May in Parliament, 522 of the 650 sitting MPs threw their support behind the early election, well and truly passing the threshold of two-thirds needed to app...

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Labour is getting crushed in the opinion polls

Labour is getting crushed in the opinion polls

Mr Blair said the Daily Mail's "Crush the Saboteurs" headline the day after Mrs May called the election revealed her true intentions. "What the British people - what the people of the United Kin...

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Steve Bannon Throws His Worst Insult at Jared Kushner

Bannon, Trump's chief strategist, and Kushner, an influential adviser and Trump's son-in-law, met on Friday at the request of White House chief of staff Reince Priebus who told them that if they hav...

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Now, protesting TN farmers drink urine

Now, protesting TN farmers drink urine

What they seek is a drought relief package of Rs. 40,000 crore, a farm-loan waiver, and that a Cauvery Management Board be set up by the Centre. They have vowed to eat their own faeces if their demand...

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Trump, Italy PM talk reciprocity, terrorism at WH

Trump will take part in a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders summit in Brussels next month before heading to the G7 meeting in Sicily on May 26-27. He warned that a failure by the parties to c...

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IS launches 'chlorine gas attacks' in western Mosul

IS launches 'chlorine gas attacks' in western Mosul

Islamic State fighters have taken them as hostages and human shields, and turned houses into mortar factories. Ms. Grande pointed out that almost 300,000 civilians have already fled western Mosul an...

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Trump Says He'll Mark 100 Days With Pennsylvania Rally

Trump Says He'll Mark 100 Days With Pennsylvania Rally

The rally will coincide with the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, which Trump elected not to attend in a break from tradition. "Look forward to it!" he tweeted on Saturday. Trump in the el...

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Canadian housing starts hit near 10-year high

Canadian housing starts hit near 10-year high

A 15 per cent tax on home purchases by non-resident foreigners in Toronto and the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Toronto would also be allowed to impose a tax on vacant homes and us surplus lands for af...

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Germany's anti-immigrant party set to veer further to the right

Germany's anti-immigrant party set to veer further to the right

Thomas Jaeger, a political scientist at Cologne University, said it would be hard for anyone else to rival Petry in terms of public profile, forcing whoever takes up the leadership role to take tough ...

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100 dead and wounded after attackers in uniform storm Afghan army base

The first, by Islamic State militants, took place on a military hospital in Kabul, killing 49 people and wounding 76 others early last month. Afghan officials put the death toll at 50, but securit...

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Venezuela officials: 12 dead overnight violence

Maduro's government is so far resisting the pressure of the most serious protests in three years as opposition leaders push a series of political demands, drawing support from a public angered by the ...

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F1 round-up: Hamilton beats Vettel to win Chinese GP

Hamilton and Mercedes bounced back from their loss in Australia, while Vettel and Ferrari proved their pace in Melbourne was no fluke. Eighteen races remain of the season, and Hamilton and Vettel n...

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Nawaz Sharif's daughter cleared in Panama scandal

Nawaz Sharif's daughter cleared in Panama scandal

Documents leaked from the Panama-based Mossack Fonseca law firm appeared to show that Sharif's daughter and two sons owned offshore holding companies registered in the British Virgin Islands and used ...

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French start voting in oversea territories for presidential election

French start voting in oversea territories for presidential election

A gunman was shot dead in Paris on Thursday after killing a policeman. In Washington , US President Donald Trump, whose election win stunned much of the world a year ago, predicted in a tweet t...

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