Libyan capital rocked by explosions, air strikes as death roll rises

Forces backing Libya's unity government battled to push back an offensive by strongman Khalifa Haftar on Sunday as his troops approached the gates of Tripoli after air raids overnight. Both sides claimed progress in southern Tripoli , but no m... More..

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8 arrested in connection with Sri Lanka blasts
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

8 arrested in connection with Sri Lanka blasts

A Leeds Imam has strongly condemned the Sri Lanka attacks which saw churches and hotels targeted across the country on Easter Sunday. As the Easter services got underway at churches in the cities of Co...More..

Ukraine presidential vote won by comedian and actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy in landslide
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Ukraine presidential vote won by comedian and actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy in landslide

Ukrainian comic actor, showman and presidential frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky surrounded by cameramen and photographers plays table tennis with a journalist ahead of the provisional results at the headquart...More..

Quake of Magnitude 6.1 jolts Philippines, tremors in Manila
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Quake of Magnitude 6.1 jolts Philippines, tremors in Manila

A strong natural disaster in the north Philippines on Monday trapped some people in a collapsed building, damaged an airport terminal and knocked out power in at least one province, officials said. Clark Intern...More..

Easter: Anyaso urge Christians to emulate Christ, affirm hope of everlasting life
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Easter: Anyaso urge Christians to emulate Christ, affirm hope of everlasting life

This special occasion is a time of reflection, and a chance to spend quality time with loved ones while taking part in festivities or community gatherings. However, in Ghana, the day like many other Christian f...More..

Sarah Sanders on 'Sad' Dems' Impeachment Talk: 'It's Not a Winning Message'
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Sarah Sanders on 'Sad' Dems' Impeachment Talk: 'It's Not a Winning Message'

They can't trust what's said from the president's mouthpiece, spokesperson, from the people's house. "I mean, I have heard from a large number of individuals that work at the Federal Bureau of Investigation t...More..

Australian father saves toddler being dragged away by dingoes
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

Australian father saves toddler being dragged away by dingoes

Paramedic Ben Du Toit told local media the father, who has not been named, "found the dingo dragging the toddler away from the campervan". His parents were woken to the harrowing sound of his screams "getting...More..

Trump's Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Says
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

Trump's Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Says "Nothing Wrong" In Taking Russian Info

Democratic House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings said on CBS television's " Face the Nation " that he could foresee possible impeachment proceedings against Trump, "but I'm not there yet". Trump ...More..

by | Monday, April 22, 2019

UAE leaders congratulate Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on her birthday

In in birthday message a year ago, Mrs May praised the Queen's "service, dedication (and) constancy" as head of the 53-nation, British-led Commonwealth since 1952. Here's to the birthday Queen. She has an off...More..

Paris police use tear gas against 'yellow vest' protesters
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

Paris police use tear gas against 'yellow vest' protesters

Chauvet said there were fire alarms throughout the building, which he described as "well protected". Over 60,000 police and gendarmes will be deployed across France , including 5,000 in Paris , where police...More..

Trump Continues to Lash Out at Mueller Report
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

Trump Continues to Lash Out at Mueller Report

While Democrats and political commentators argued that the report creates more questions than it answers, the White House and supporters of the president claimed victory in the lack of criminal charges presen...More..

Mike Huckabee, CNN Analyst Clash Over Sarah Sanders
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

Mike Huckabee, CNN Analyst Clash Over Sarah Sanders

CNN political analyst April Ryan caught heat from former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and others for using a gruesome analogy while calling for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to be fired. She ...More..

Sumatran tiger attacks zookeeper in Kansas
by | Sunday, April 21, 2019

Sumatran tiger attacks zookeeper in Kansas

After about 10 minutes other staff members were able to lure the tiger into an indoor pen using its food ration, Mr Wiley said. Police are investigating a report of a person attacked by a tiger at the Topeka ...More..

Commission: New NAFTA would deliver modest economic gains
by | Sunday, April 21, 2019

Commission: New NAFTA would deliver modest economic gains

Trade-wise, the USMCA is expected to have a positive impact on U.S. trade, both with regional partners and globally. Auto industry employment would rise by 30,000 jobs for parts and engine production, but US ...More..

Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Cat 5 Six Months Later
by | Sunday, April 21, 2019

Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Cat 5 Six Months Later

Only four Category 5 storms have hit the USA according to reliable historical records and Hurricane Michael is the country's third strongest land-falling hurricane. Hurricane Michael's legacy is still being w...More..

IL and Missouri politicians react to Mueller Report
by | Sunday, April 21, 2019

IL and Missouri politicians react to Mueller Report

The tome runs to more than 400 pages. Mueller laid out multiple episodes in which Trump directed others to influence or curtail the Russian Federation investigation after the special counsel's appointment in ...More..

Storms kill 2 in MS, 1 in Alabama
by | Sunday, April 21, 2019

Storms kill 2 in MS, 1 in Alabama

Motorists are being urged to avoid part of a major interstate that runs through SC after a line of storms downed trees and left the roadway scattered with debris. The rain is expected to clear by Saturday, when...More..

US Justice Department Releases Muller Report
by | Sunday, April 21, 2019

US Justice Department Releases Muller Report

File Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving for Alabama to survey areas devastated by powerful tornadoes, in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 8, 2019. But perhaps ...More..

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi accused of alleged sexual harassment
by | Sunday, April 21, 2019

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi accused of alleged sexual harassment

The latest allegations set Twitter abuzz Saturday with a leading women's rights activist, Kavita Krishnan, saying the judiciary must come clean on the "extremely serious" charges. Justifying his stand, CJI said...More..

by | Sunday, April 21, 2019

Tiger attacks keeper at zoo

Wiley says she was awake and alert when she was taken by ambulance to a hospital and was in stable condition Saturday afternoon. She did not release the zoo keeper's name. "There was some sort of error that occ...More..

Cathedral security confronts man 'carrying four gallons of petrol and lighters'
by | Sunday, April 21, 2019

Cathedral security confronts man 'carrying four gallons of petrol and lighters'

Miller would not discuss anything Lamparello told investigators after his arrest but stressed that there "doesn't appear to be any connection to any terrorist group or any terrorist-related intent here". Lehm...More..

California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case

The couple pleaded guilty to counts including torture, false imprisonment, cruelty to an adult dependent and willful child cruelty. The siblings, aged between two years and 29 when freed and taken into ca...More..

Pompeo dismisses NKorea's rejection of him as US negotiator
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

Pompeo dismisses NKorea's rejection of him as US negotiator

When the secretary of state met with North Korean officials in Pyongyang in July previous year, he was condemned for his "gangster-like" insistence that North Korea move toward unilateral disarmament. "Nothin...More..

3 climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff National Park
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

3 climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff National Park

They say the three men were attempting to climb the east face of Howse Peak on the Icefields Parkway when they went missing . The parents of celebrated Austrian climber David Lama said Friday that he had "...More..

Black Churches Burned in Connected Louisiana Arsons
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

Black Churches Burned in Connected Louisiana Arsons

Pledges to a GoFundMe campaign launched by the Seventh District Baptist Association in Louisiana six days ago jumped to more than $470,000 on Tuesday afternoon, quadruple the level less than 24 hours earlier...More..