49-yr-old sherpa scales Everest for 23rd time, sets world record

Sherpa said that guides have intensified their search for him. Karar and Baidya were part of a five-member team of climbers from West Bengal. Thakar had successfully scaled the 8,850-metre summit , but did not appear to be well on the way back and... More..

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by | Saturday, May 18, 2019

Saudi paper, close to MBS, calls on USA to strike Iran

Gulf tensions have spiked since the USA stopped granting waivers to buyers of Iranian oil early this month, tightening sanctions slapped on the Islamic Republic after President Donald Trump pulled the US out of...More..

Sudan Military Ban Talks With Opposition for 72 Hours
by | Saturday, May 18, 2019

Sudan Military Ban Talks With Opposition for 72 Hours

The protest movement is demanding a civilian-led transition following 30 years of iron-fisted rule by now deposed president Omar al-Bashir, but the generals who toppled him have been holding onto a leadership r...More..

Macron and Ardern seek pledge to eliminate violent content online
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Macron and Ardern seek pledge to eliminate violent content online

Ardern said multiple edited and versions of the March 15 massacre quickly spread online, and the take down was slow. The footage was picked up by some worldwide media outlets who initially published excerpts...More..

Russia tells Pompeo - Enough mistrust, let's reboot our ties
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Russia tells Pompeo - Enough mistrust, let's reboot our ties

His inquiry had cast a pall over U.S. In Sochi , Lavrov told Pompeo there may be hope for some agreement on Iran that would win backing by both Russian Federation and the U.S. Most Latin American and Europ...More..

'Reject Brexit deal and risk no Brexit', UK ministers warn
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

'Reject Brexit deal and risk no Brexit', UK ministers warn

Allies of the Prime Minister attempted to calm Tory fears about the prospect of a damaging split in the party over a customs union - Labour's key demand in the talks. He told the Press Association "I just don't...More..

Mike Pompeo warns Russian Federation not to meddle in 2020 U.S. election
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Mike Pompeo warns Russian Federation not to meddle in 2020 U.S. election

Pompeo was set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin at his residence in Sochi later in the evening, for the countries' highest-level bilateral talks in almost a year. "We agreed on the importance of res...More..

Sri Lanka imposes new curfew as mosques attacked
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Sri Lanka imposes new curfew as mosques attacked

The violence is a new backlash from the Easter attacks where nine suicide bombers, including a woman, carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches and three luxury hotels, killi...More..

Elderly man pushed off, later dies from injuries
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Elderly man pushed off, later dies from injuries

Harrowing footage has been released by police showing a 74-year-old man being shoved off a bus so hard he eventually died. In police documents Bishop is accused of shoving Fournier out the door "with enough f...More..

by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Woman shot dead by U.S. police, seconds after yelling 'I'm pregnant'

Dorris also confirmed to the station that she was not, in fact, pregnant. The woman is on the ground and appears to reach toward the officer, and then he fired five shots. "It's unfortunate that somebody takes ...More..

Barr launches new inquiry into origins of Russian Federation probe
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Barr launches new inquiry into origins of Russian Federation probe

Some Republicans have alleged that the FBI-Mueller probe was sparked by a dossier penned by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele at the behest of private investigators working for the Democrat...More..

United Kingdom government still preparing for 'no deal' Brexit - May's spokesman
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

United Kingdom government still preparing for 'no deal' Brexit - May's spokesman

Mr Farage launched his party's local campaign in Clacton last month - getting an enthusiastic welcome from hundreds of supporters. So Conservative voters are moving away en masse, particularly in the south, but...More..

Diplomat comments on Lavrov’s agenda for talks with Pompeo
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Diplomat comments on Lavrov’s agenda for talks with Pompeo

The UAE did not give details about the nature of the sabotage or who was behind it. Even Pompeo has acknowledged that those goals may be too optimistic. The three governments, however, dismissed "ultimatums...More..

United Nations says rebel pullout from key Yemen ports on track
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

United Nations says rebel pullout from key Yemen ports on track

While there is a long way to go before it can be said that this conflict, deemed the worst current humanitarian crisis, is over, any step towards that objective must be welcomed. Yemen's Houthi group announced ...More..

China hits back with tariffs on $91 billion of USA goods
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

China hits back with tariffs on $91 billion of USA goods

To date, tariffs have largely affected raw materials like chemicals and wooden beams used to make other products, so the cost increases appear incremental to the consumer. Kudlow did hold out a prospect on hope...More..

Bodies Found at Home of Woman in German Crossbow Case
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Bodies Found at Home of Woman in German Crossbow Case

Both the 53-year-old and the 33-year-old came from the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, according to prosecutors. German police probing the deaths of three people shot with crossbow arrows in a Bavarian hotel...More..

Larry Kudlow: 'Both sides will suffer' consequences from U.S.-China tariffs
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Larry Kudlow: 'Both sides will suffer' consequences from U.S.-China tariffs

But three days later, in a break with previous tit-for-tat penalties that were imposed immediately, Beijing had yet to announce what it might do. The main imports from U.S. Kudlow, however, said the economic ef...More..

Armed forces stronger, U.S aircraft carriers vulnerable — Iran military boss
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Armed forces stronger, U.S aircraft carriers vulnerable — Iran military boss

The campaign was a success in the perspective of the president and officers of his government. The three ministers and Mogherini will discuss their response to Iran's announcement on Wednesday that it meant...More..

Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks' Assange
by | Monday, May 13, 2019

Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks' Assange

A lawyer representing the Swedish victim in a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange has urged Swedish prosecutors to move quickly with their inquiries, with a statute of limitations...More..

Jews Prefer Joe Biden Over Bernie Sanders
by | Monday, May 13, 2019

Jews Prefer Joe Biden Over Bernie Sanders

But Biden dismissed these concerns and said most border-crossers were now actively seeking asylum while taking advantage of " catch and release " legal loopholes. Sanders leads among self-described liberals. ...More..

Britain's Conservatives in fourth place in European Union election poll, Farage leads
by | Monday, May 13, 2019

Britain's Conservatives in fourth place in European Union election poll, Farage leads

Meanwhile, The Times reported that the Prime Minister has been urged by Cabinet ministers to pull out of the talks and move to indicative votes by MPs. Asked how they plan to vote in next week's European parlia...More..

New Vatican law: Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-up
by | Saturday, May 11, 2019

New Vatican law: Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-up

Underscoring the worldwide significance of the new church law Pope Francis signed against sexual abuse , representatives with the archdiocese of St. And it outlines internal procedures for conducting prelimi...More..

Georgia Abortion Law: Governor Signs Controversial 'Heartbeat' Bill
by | Saturday, May 11, 2019

Georgia Abortion Law: Governor Signs Controversial 'Heartbeat' Bill

You don't need me to explain why it's so powerful, especially because it's not new news - Busy wrote about her decision to choose an abortion as a teenager in a raw and affecting chapter in her book, Thi...More..

French special forces free four hostages in Burkina Faso
by | Saturday, May 11, 2019

French special forces free four hostages in Burkina Faso

The Elysee statement added that two of the hostages were French citizens, named as Patrick Picque and Laurent Lassimouillas. Since May 1, when two French tourists went missing in a wildlife park in neighbou...More..

Salih, Pompeo stress waiver extension for Iran energy
by | Saturday, May 11, 2019

Salih, Pompeo stress waiver extension for Iran energy

The trip took place under high security and great secrecy, with pool reporters not told of Pompeo's destination until the plane took off, and forbidden from reporting his whereabouts until the flight out of Ir...More..