France's burkini ban a 'stupid reaction' to extremism

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Monday met senior Muslim representatives and agreed that efforts to foster good relations will include the creation of an Islamic foundation, funded exclusively with money from within France. Doing away with f... More..

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Surrey RCMP officer could be facing charges following Creep Catchers online video
by | Saturday, September 10, 2016

Surrey RCMP officer could be facing charges following Creep Catchers online video

The suspect officer can not be name since charges have not been approved by Crown Counsel. BC RCMP will be holding a briefing "in relation to allegations of child luring and sexual exploitation involving a me...More..

House Republicans press administration on Iran payment
by | Friday, September 09, 2016

House Republicans press administration on Iran payment

The Obama administration is acknowledging its transfer of $1.7 billion to Iran earlier this year was made entirely in cash, using non-U.S. currency. On their first day back from summer recess September 6, Rep...More..

Hillary Clinton says Rodrigo Duterte must show more respect to Barack Obama
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

Hillary Clinton says Rodrigo Duterte must show more respect to Barack Obama

The Philippines on Wednesday denied the existence of any crisis with the United States, after Washington cancelled a bilateral meeting following Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's insults to his U.S. "The...More..

by | Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Man describes killing of Jacob Wetterling

Heinrich said he "panicked" as a vehicle came down the road. He described pulling into a driveway after they passed him. Later, he told the two other boys to run and forced Jacob into his vehicle and handcuff...More..

Ryan Lochte Lost All His Endorsements
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Ryan Lochte Lost All His Endorsements

The 32-year-old Lochte initially claimed that he was robbed at gunpoint, although police declared the swimmers vandalized a bathroom after a night of partying before armed guards confronted them and asked for...More..

Chinese canola import regulations solid until new deal is inked, says minister
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Chinese canola import regulations solid until new deal is inked, says minister

More than 30 Canadian brands have been selling their goods on Alibaba, including Jamieson Vitamins. "I'm here in China this week to talk about all of the great partnerships that we're working on, and that are...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Pakistan hit by attack on Christian area and court bombing

The suicide bomber threw a grenade at the district court before detonating his explosives, according to government spokesman Mushtaq Ghani. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban, ...More..

4 home ministry officials suspended over licence renewal of Zakir Naik's NGO
by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

4 home ministry officials suspended over licence renewal of Zakir Naik's NGO

Till that time, the online renewal system had not been introduced and an official wrote on file that no discrepancies had been found against the IRF. Earlier in August, police had said the Islamic preacher had ...More..

by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

North Korea´s education minister executed

Two other senior officials have been banished to rural areas for reeducation, the officials added. Late last month, Yonhap cited sources "familiar with the matter" as saying that North Korea publicly execut...More..

Mourners told of 'tragedy beyond our understanding' at Hawe family funeral
by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

Mourners told of 'tragedy beyond our understanding' at Hawe family funeral

Alan and Clodagh Hawe - both in their 40s - and children Liam (13), Niall (11) and Ryan (six) were found dead in the family home at Castlerahan, Ballyjamesduff on Monday (August 29). 'It can't be easy but she k...More..

by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

Uzbekistan lays strongman Islam Karimov to rest

Several opposition news outlets based overseas claimed that Karimov died some time prior to the announcement of his demise, with the government holding back the news in a manner reminiscent of the silence surro...More..

by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

Turkish tanks roll into Syria, opening new line of attack

About 20 tanks and five armored vehicles entered the Syrian town of al-Rai from Turkey, where forces met with the Free Syrian Army in a joint military campaign named Operation Euphrates Shield, according to Tur...More..

Islamist tycoon set to hang in Bangladesh after family pays last visit
by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

Islamist tycoon set to hang in Bangladesh after family pays last visit

The Jamaat-e-Islami party in a statement late Saturday protested Ali's execution and called for an eight-hour general strike beginning Monday morning. In 2010 the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina set ...More..

Yemen: Imam And 15 Family Members 'Killed In Airstrike'
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Yemen: Imam And 15 Family Members 'Killed In Airstrike'

The statement comes after Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir accused Tehran on Wednesday of destabilizing Arab countries and supplying arms to Yemen's Houthi rebels. Footage of what's supposed to be powerf...More..

Police investigating after Stoke-on-Trent MP threatened online
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Police investigating after Stoke-on-Trent MP threatened online

The Labour MP is branded a "dyke" and a "CIA agent" in the highly offensive rant. She claimed that much of it was being done in the name of Jeremy Corbyn, even though she says he would condemn it. More than o...More..

Light Between Oceans shines in Venice
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Light Between Oceans shines in Venice

After all of the horrors he has seen during the war, he is looking for the peace and quiet that comes with such a secluded position. In town he meets Isabel (Academy Award victor Alicia Vikander), and their swi...More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Sturgeon launches new independence drive

Ms Sturgeon's announcement came as a new poll showed there has been a minor increase in support for Scottish independence, but a majority of Scots would vote No if a second independence referendum was held befo...More..

Victoria bans fracking and moratorium stays in place
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Victoria bans fracking and moratorium stays in place

Andrews said that the ban would protect the state's agriculture industry and assuage people's concerns about the controversial practices' risks to the environment and people's health. outweigh any potential b...More..

Chorus grows for Clintons to shutter charitable foundation
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Chorus grows for Clintons to shutter charitable foundation

In that speech , she accused Trump of unleashing a "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists. Ernst's comments come after Trump was criticized for calling ...More..

Eskom cooperating with National Treasury on coal contract probes
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Eskom cooperating with National Treasury on coal contract probes

Brown said they have evidence that Eskom did not fully cooperate with Treasury in its investigation of the coal contracts. Molefe said Eskom had been ready to supply the Treasury with the requested informatio...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Israel lashes back after UN envoy comments on settlements

The Quartet's recommendations include an end to Israel's settlement policy and a halt to the PA's incitement to violence. Israel captured the West Bank and east Jerusalem, home to holy sites sacred to Jews,...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

But Chelsea's continued role could create exceptions to those changes and appear to be loopholes to allow control of the foundation and its projects to remain within the Clinton family. Abedin passed on Band's ...More..

Philippines' Duterte offers reward for corrupt police linked to drugs
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Philippines' Duterte offers reward for corrupt police linked to drugs

The President also responded to those who say soldiers are not usually deployed for internal security problems. "Prison? I will go to prison. I take full legal responsibility, you just do it according to the ...More..

Eagles cut wide receivers Rueben Randle and Chris Givens
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Eagles cut wide receivers Rueben Randle and Chris Givens

The team released eight players and placed two rookies on injured reserve. Philadelphia's roster now stands at 73 players, which is two shy of the 75-man limit required by 4:00 PM ET on Tuesday, Aug. Martin b...More..

Kings bolster point-guard depth by signing veteran Ty Lawson
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Kings bolster point-guard depth by signing veteran Ty Lawson

For Lawson, the experiment of coexisting with All-Star guard James Harden didn't work with the Houston Rockets last season. He finished the season with Indiana. Lawson can be the difference in making the playof...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Colombian rebels announce final conference of peace talks

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) and President Juan Manuel Santos's government signed the treaty at a ceremony in the Cuban capital Havana on Wednesday night, prompting celebrations through...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Half of Germans Oppose Fourth Term for Angela Merkel, Survey Finds

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday refused to reveal her decision regarding potential run for the fourth chancellor's term, Sputnik International reported. Merkel, asked about her plans for the 2017 elec...More..

Explosive Blue Cut fire fully contained as other wildfires continue to rage
by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Explosive Blue Cut fire fully contained as other wildfires continue to rage

Officials said the 6-square-mile fire in Lower Lake was 95 percent contained . According to CAL Fire Public Information Officer, Diley Greiser overnight, fire behavior remained active no structures were repo...More..

Altaf Hussain's Posters Removed from Nine Zero, Adjacent Areas
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Altaf Hussain's Posters Removed from Nine Zero, Adjacent Areas

Central party leader Farooq Sattar told a press conference that Hussain's explanation for the speech was "intolerable" and "unacceptable". MQM sources said that soft revolt against Altaf Hussain has taken pla...More..

American University of Afghanistan in Kabul Will Reopen After Attack
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

American University of Afghanistan in Kabul Will Reopen After Attack

Thirty-five students and nine police were injured and about 750 students and staff were rescued. Fourteen people - seven students, one professor, three police and two security officers - were killed. Afghan...More..

by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Rome, central Italy

Another at least 368 were injured. Before leaving Rome he promised: "No one will be left alone, no family, no community, no neighborhood". The tremors spread over a wide area, across the regions of Marche and U...More..

Rajnath to undertake 2-day visit to Kashmir
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Rajnath to undertake 2-day visit to Kashmir

Demonstrations were also held in parts of Srinagar and north Kashmir despite a strict curfew and arrest of dozens of youths participating in stone-throwing protests triggered by the July 8 killing of Hizbul M...More..

US Secretary of State John Kerry in Kenya on a peace mission
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

US Secretary of State John Kerry in Kenya on a peace mission

Kerry called on both parties in South Sudan to implement the peace pact, he said that a force will be deployed in the South Sudanese capital Juba to help prevent violence and help the return to peace. "We have ...More..

Bus plunges into irrigation canal killing eight in South India
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Bus plunges into irrigation canal killing eight in South India

Of them, three passengers succumbed to injuries. According to Khammam superintendent of police Shah Nawaz Khan, the bus belonging to private operator Yatra Genie, started its journey from Hyderabad at 11....More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Go USA! Go Coach? For US basketball fans, Olympics a change

Klay Thompson of the United States shooting past Boris Diaw of France during the former's 100-97 win in Group A on Sunday. Do you think the team played well today? This is no aberration, folks. You hav...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Syrian official seeks to reassure residents in Aleppo

Shaloul called on United Nations diplomats to visit Syria and witness the suffering firsthand. Humanitarian groups say the situation in eastern Aleppo is very worrying. Fierce fighting - some of the most fero...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Cannes burkini ban triggers outrage

The two towns in south-eastern France who made a decision to ban the wearing of Burkini on their beaches, Saturday received the support of a judge who refused to suspend the ban on this outfit decreed by the ma...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

ISIL releases civilians used as human shields

The SDF, with heavy air support from a US-led coalition, said last week they had taken nearly complete control of Manbij, where a small number of DAESH fighters had been holed up. SDF forces captured Manbij on ...More..

Vet who served with Capt. Khan says Trump lost her vote
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Vet who served with Capt. Khan says Trump lost her vote

The Indiana governor added that he has never spent time around someone who is "more devoted" to military and to veterans than Trump. During an interview with a local television station in OH on Monday, ...More..