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Taliban Attack: Afghan defence chiefs quit

Taliban Attack: Afghan defence chiefs quit

However, Habibi said in a press conference said that his decision to resign was voluntary. Shortly after Mattis landed, militants carried out a suicide attack aimed at a joint US-Afghan military bas...

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British teen admits planning London bomb attack

British teen admits planning London bomb attack

Haroon, a former IT student, today pleaded guilty to preparing acts of terrorism during a five month period between April 12 and September 9 previous year. He said he wanted to " do martyrdom " after ...

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MCD polls: Cong leaders hope voters will remember their track record

Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken, who along with his daughter Arushi cast his vote at a polling station in Rajouri Garden, said that this election is all about the governance, symbolised by the Con...

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UK Conservatives hold big lead over Labour before June election

May has refused to calm concerns among EU citizens living in Britain over their future rights after Britain leaves the bloc, saying she would only give a commitment when she had won the same guarant...

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Goa Board (GBSHSE)) Class 12th Results 2017 to be Declared Today

Goa Board (GBSHSE)) Class 12th Results 2017 to be Declared Today

The Goa Board on the other hand takes full responsibility of holding the examination under the higher secondary Annual Examination every year and give the golden opportunity for the students to exce...

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North Korea's UN Mission talks nuclear war

North Korea , which conducted its biggest ever artillery exercise to mark the 85th anniversary of its military's creation on Tuesday, says it needs to develop weapons to defend itself from USA aggress...

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United States moves its THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

United States moves its THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

Navy says aircraft from a carrier strike group headed for the Korean Peninsula are conducting a joint exercise with Japan's Air Self Defense Forces in waters south of Japan. The officials weren't auth...

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Netanyahu cancels meeting with German foreign minister

Given this background, Netanyahu, for the first time, has drawn a clear red line: "My policy is clear", he said, "not to meet with diplomats who visit Israel and engage with organizations that slander...

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Franc's Marine Le Pen Says French 'Colonization Gave A Lot' To Algeria

Sarkozy retired from active political life after failing to win the conservative presidential candidacy in a November primary, but is still seen as a key player. The parliament accuses the FN of using...

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Force India boss Mallya arrested

Force India boss Mallya arrested

Soon after getting the bail, the industrialist tweeted, "Usual Indian media hype". On Twitter he dismissed excitement surrounding his arrest as "expected" before an extradition hearing. Indian inves...

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Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport

Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport

The airport lies about 25 kilometres (15 miles) southeast of the city centre. Katz's comments, made while on a visit to the United States, follow claims by Syrian rebel sources operating in the Dam...

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Turkey gave 'inadequate' warning before deadly strikes -US military spokesman

Turkey gave 'inadequate' warning before deadly strikes -US military spokesman

More than 20 people were killed when Turkey launched a series of air strikes against Kurdish militia groups in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday, attacking a key USA ally in the fight against ISIL in Syria an...

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Venezuelan opposition calls for more mass protests

Venezuelan opposition calls for more mass protests

Opposition supporters protested in Caracas and other cities in what they called "the mother of all marches", denouncing Maduro for eroding democracy and plunging the oil-rich economy into chaos. Mr. "...

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Contractor says new tax on Canadian softwood lumber won't hurt homebuilding costs

Contractor says new tax on Canadian softwood lumber won't hurt homebuilding costs

Trump's tweet comes a day after his administration said that it would impose a roughly 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber imported from the country. It's hard to see how the tariff confirms anything...

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Flynn lawyer says client told DIA about trip

Flynn lawyer says client told DIA about trip

Chaffetz also said that legally, Flynn was supposed to get permission to receive money from Russian Federation both from the secretary of state and the secretary of the Army, and there is not now evid...

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Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Since 2006, TED (which stands for Technology, Education, and Design) has been offering free educational videos online covering thousands of topics. It was also a brilliant choice, because Pope Fra...

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Trump decides to keep Nafta for now

The three leaders "agreed to proceed swiftly" on renegotiating NAFTA according to a White House statement released late Wednesday evening. Renegotiating or withdrawing from NAFTA, a decades-old tr...

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Uber is aiming for the skies with flying taxis by 2020

Uber is aiming for the skies with flying taxis by 2020

In the long term, Uber expected the cost of taking flying taxis would fall below auto ownership. Uber's flying taxis will be small, electric aircraft that take off and land vertically, or VTOLs,...

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USA says strategy on North Korea centers on sanctions, open to talks

The president is scheduled to "stop by" the briefing at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House grounds. "What we have said from the beginning, and what I'll continue to say, is ...

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At Meat Market, Marine Le Pen Backs 'Eating French'

At Meat Market, Marine Le Pen Backs 'Eating French'

Macron has been widely criticised in the media and by senior political figures for giving a triumphal speech after he topped the first round of the election on Sunday night, then partied in a chic bis...

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Abe, Pence urge Beijing to do more on North Korea

Abe, Pence urge Beijing to do more on North Korea

North Korea's vice-foreign minister told the BBC Pyongyang would continue to test missiles and would launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike if it thought the U.S. In a pair of recent Twitter posts, P...

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MCD Election Result: Image of a Disruptor Proves AAP's Undoing

MCD Election Result: Image of a Disruptor Proves AAP's Undoing

Of the three municipal corporations for which elections were held, the Congress bagged 15 seats in the north municipal corporation, 12 in the south municipal corporation and only three in the east Del...

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Top Admiral: US Forces Capable Against N. Korean Threat

Ahead of an extraordinary White House briefing for senators, close ally South Korea on Wednesday started installing key parts of a contentious US defense system against missiles from North Korea. Harr...

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United States to employ mix of sanctions, diplomacy to rein in North Korea

Hours after a display of North Korean military power, rival South Korea announced Wednesday the installation of key parts of a contentious US missile defense system meant to counter the North. militar...

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Erdogan says Turkey will "drain the swamp" and drive out PKK

Turkey confirmed that its warplanes bombed Kurdish militants in Iraq's Sinjar region and in northeastern Syria . "We call on all forces to remain focused on the fight to defeat ISIS, which is the g...

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Ex-Trump adviser Flynn did not report Russian Federation payments: lawmakers

US House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz said in a press briefing on Tuesday that Flynn did not comply with existing law when he took a trip to R...

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Merkel warns against British illusions in Brexit talks

Merkel warns against British illusions in Brexit talks

The EU's latest draft negotiating guidelines, agreed on Monday, seek to ensure Britain does not get a better deal outside the bloc than inside. Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that good results ...

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Trump sets exec orders on environment, energy this week

If you've forgotten, take a quick trip down memory lane. "Building that wall and having it funded remains an important priority to him", Conway said in an appearance on Fox & Friends on Tuesday ...

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Merkel urges Turkey to respond to report on irregularities in referendum

Merkel urges Turkey to respond to report on irregularities in referendum

These were "too big for Europe to be able to afford to focus on itself for the next two years, regardless of Brexit ", she said. But the leaders are likely to touch developments in EU-Turkey relati...

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Germany's Merkel wants EU-UK dialogue before Brexit negotiations

Germany's Merkel wants EU-UK dialogue before Brexit negotiations

European Union officials at a meeting in Luxembourg said the European Union nations formed a solid bloc and said little still needs to be agreed on in tough guidelines for their Brexit negotiators, wh...

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South Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

The US leader spoke about North Korea in telephone conversations with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday and with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday, the White House said. A North Korean Fo...

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USA under Trump Series Lumber crash between Trudeau and Trump

USA under Trump Series Lumber crash between Trudeau and Trump

Canadian producers say they're confident that US buyers will have to keep buying their lumber, even with the higher prices. The North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) is a 23-year-old pact has ...

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Immigration Reform Advocate Says Trump Will Win Battle with Sanctuary Cities

The judge clarified that the injunction "does not impact the Government's ability to use lawful means to enforce existing conditions of federal grants ... Orrick's preliminary injunction against the s...

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More Americans Than Ever Support Marijuana Legalization

The poll results saw a five-point bump from last year's poll results in addition to being the highest figure recorded in almost four decades. But vigorous campaigns for legalization, alongside growi...

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Federal judge blocks Arkansas execution plan

Federal judge blocks Arkansas execution plan

The state's mixture of drugs used in executions has brought legal challenges. Because the state's supply reaches its expiration date April 30, Arkansas scheduled eight executions before then. He ran...

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