Russian mercenaries killed in United States strike on pro-Assad forces

More than 200 mercenaries , mostly Russians fighting for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, died during a failed attack on a base held by USA and Kurdish forces in the oil-rich Deir Ezzor region. presidential election. Russian Federation downpla... More..

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2nd Federal Court Blocks Trump From Rescinding DACA
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

2nd Federal Court Blocks Trump From Rescinding DACA

The case landed in the NY court after, when on September 5th Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the administration would end DACA on March 5th, NY Attorney Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against t...More..

Sixteen militants killed in Sinai operation, Egyptian army says
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Sixteen militants killed in Sinai operation, Egyptian army says

Army spokesman Tamer Al Rifai said the extremists had been killed and detained during a "sweep and raids.in northern and central Sinai". In this footage, the spokesperson for the Egyptian Army announced a...More..

Cyril Ramaphosa: ANC impatient over Jacob Zuma future
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Cyril Ramaphosa: ANC impatient over Jacob Zuma future

The two have quarreled in recent months, with Ramaphosa publicly criticizing Zuma's decision past year to fire his respected finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, and his failure to tackle corruption. 'We all know ...More..

U.S. gov't shuts down at midnight after Senate recess
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

U.S. gov't shuts down at midnight after Senate recess

Federal financing for U.S. government agencies ceased at midnight after Congress failed to pass a bipartisan budget deal that would have prevented this year's second shutdown from happening. The stopgap...More..

Second White House staffer resigns amid abuse allegation
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Second White House staffer resigns amid abuse allegation

Trump's comments drew immediate condemnation from women's groups and Democrats. " White House chief of staff John Kelly must resign", said Van Pelt. But in the case of Porter, it was Kelly's management...More..

Courageous voice for voiceless silences today: PM Abbasi on Asma Jahangir's demise
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Courageous voice for voiceless silences today: PM Abbasi on Asma Jahangir's demise

Her sister, Jilani, told Pakistan's Geo News TV that her death was "not just the family's loss, but also of those who are voiceless and whose voices she raised". She served on several missions for the United ...More..

Unified Korean ice hockey team roll over for Swiss
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Unified Korean ice hockey team roll over for Swiss

Kim has captivated media attention and fascinated the public since her arrival on Friday. Inside, it had seven more pictures of their meetings with Moon and the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang - four of t...More..

Syria conflict: USA in rare counter-strike after Deir al-Zour attack
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Syria conflict: USA in rare counter-strike after Deir al-Zour attack

The Syrian Observatory said those involved and killed by the strikes were tribesmen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and Shia militias of Afghanistan. Reacting to the USA -led coalition's counterattack, a...More..

House passes budget bill to reopen government after brief shutdown
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

House passes budget bill to reopen government after brief shutdown

Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that the agreement was "a genuine breakthrough" and addressed other Democratic priorities although Senate Democrats have shelved their strategy to use the ...More..

Cubs land Yu Darvish on six-year deal
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Cubs land Yu Darvish on six-year deal

So Ricketts gave the green light and Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer got their man after traveling to Dallas in December for a three-hour meeting with Darvish that obviously made an impression. It is by...More..

Two Ohio police officers shot dead while responding to 911 call
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Two Ohio police officers shot dead while responding to 911 call

Morbitzer said the officers were two of the best in his department. Mobitzer calls the 39-year-old Morelli and 54-year-old Joering "true American heroes". Republican Gov. John Kasich, who lives with his famil...More..

ANC NEC cancels meeting after Zuma, Ramaphosa 'constructive discussion'
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

ANC NEC cancels meeting after Zuma, Ramaphosa 'constructive discussion'

There's been a lot of speculation of whether he would step down before SONA and many media outlets reported that Zuma told the Top 6 that he believes that he is constitutionally bound to deliver the State of...More..

Three weather warnings in place as bad weather hits country
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Three weather warnings in place as bad weather hits country

Gusts of up to 110km/h and mean speeds between 55-65km/h are expected. A rain warning is also in place, with between 25 and 35mm of rain is set to fall today in Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal . The sp...More..

Cold opening: The shirtless Tongan is back at the Olympics
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Cold opening: The shirtless Tongan is back at the Olympics

Who says the sequel is never as good as the original? "Every time I ski I die a little bit inside", he said recently, highlighting the grueling nature of cross country, considered to be of the most phys...More..

Army targets terrorist hotbeds in central and North Sinai
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Army targets terrorist hotbeds in central and North Sinai

A military spokesman said the operation would cover large parts of Sinai plus parts of the Nile delta and the western desert, where other militants have waged attacks. In 2014, following a suicide bombing that ...More..

Police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded serving warrant in Georgia
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded serving warrant in Georgia

One sheriff's deputy is in serious condition and in surgery right now at Atlanta Medical [Center]. A police officer was killed and two deputies were genuinely injured in a shooting that additionally left a sp...More..

GOP leaders say they're submitting congressional map
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

GOP leaders say they're submitting congressional map

Before the redistricting decision, Democrats had zeroed in on six Pennsylvania congressional districts out of 91 they are targeting nationwide. House Minority Leader Frank Dermody (D., Allegheny) said Frida...More..

Twin bombing in Benghazi kills two
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Twin bombing in Benghazi kills two

A previous hospital bulletin spoke of 62 wounded. The Central Security Chamber of Benghazi, which is formed of army and police forces, confirmed that the bombing killed a second person. The devices, placed in...More..

Kennedy pans President's plan for military parade
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Kennedy pans President's plan for military parade

Everyone knows that, there's no need to broadcast it. "It's a fantastic waste of money to amuse the president", said Democratic Senator Dick Durbin . "We have a Napoleon in the making here", she said. "For...More..

Trump says he was 'surprised' by abuse allegations against Rob Porter
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump says he was 'surprised' by abuse allegations against Rob Porter

The former girlfriend, who also works in the administration, declined to comment Thursday. The instructions by Kelly early Friday mark the latest twist in the White House's shifting accounts of the Porter e...More..

Syrian Kurds capture two British Islamic State militants
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Syrian Kurds capture two British Islamic State militants

Britain has stripped two Islamic State hostage-killers from London of their British citizenship and is not expected to try to bring them to the United Kingdom to stand trial, The Times understands. The grou...More..

Merkel clinches hard-fought deal on new government
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Merkel clinches hard-fought deal on new government

Newspapers around Europe were dominated with news of the agreement reached Wednesday by German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and Martin Schulz's Social Democrats on forming a governing coalition ....More..

CAS defers appeals by Russians
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

CAS defers appeals by Russians

Both Russian president Vladimir Putin and prime minister Dmitry Medvedev have already denounced the International Olympic Committee decision, saying they "expected that the CAS (appeals court) decision would ...More..

Imran Khan lauds KPK police performance in Asma Murder Case
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Imran Khan lauds KPK police performance in Asma Murder Case

Asma was found dumped in a sugarcane field near her house in Mardan on January 14 after she went missing earlier while she was playing outside her house located in Gujjar Garhi area of Mardan . According to ...More..