Iraqi lawmakers urge government to respond to U.S. travel ban

Their call was echoed by populist Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who said in a statement which condemned American "arrogance" that: "You enter Iraq and other countries with all freedom and prevent their entry into your country". Iraq has been a long-... More..

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by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Russia Grounds Proton-M Rocket for Another 3.5 Months

The cargo ship was carried by the Soyuz rocket, but the same engine is used on the Proton rocket, according to its maker, Voronezh. Following an investigation into the incident, Russian Federation has grounded ...More..

Five more soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine fighting
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Five more soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine fighting

The Ukrainian government has accused the rebels of using tanks and several Grad grenade launchers during the attacks. Kiev is anxious that worldwide resolve to hold Russian Federation to account not waver fol...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

"Can You Hear Me?" Scam Uses Your Voice

There's bad news, though, some of these calls are going from aggravating to malicious. According to a report published by CBS News , Virginia police are now warning folks in U.S. Hang up immediately on ...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Brazilian ex-billionaire Eike Batista surrenders to Rio police

Mr Batista was declared a fugitive by Brazilian officials after police raided his estate in Rio de Janeiro and found he had left for NY just hours earlier. Both Mantega and Rousseff deny wrongdoing. The brash...More..

UN Says 20000 Refugees Could Be Immediately Affected By US Ban
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

UN Says 20000 Refugees Could Be Immediately Affected By US Ban

Resettlement places provided by every country for vulnerable refugees, some of whom require special medical treatment not available in their first country of asylum, are vital, the agencies said. The President ...More..

Oregonians react to President Trump's border wall plan
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Oregonians react to President Trump's border wall plan

The spat escalated this week as Trump ordered the wall's construction, which he wants Mexico to fund, while Pena Nieto cancelled a meeting with the United States president scheduled for next week in Washi...More..

Chadian Moussa Faki Mahamat Elected Chairman of AU Commission
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Chadian Moussa Faki Mahamat Elected Chairman of AU Commission

After the initial round of voting, only Mahamat and Kenya's Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed were left to contest the position, with Mahamat eventually emerging victorious. Mahamat replaces South Africa's Nkosaza...More..

Trump press secretary defends travel ban
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Trump press secretary defends travel ban

Spicer also referenced a rule implemented during the Obama Administration that ended waivers for citizens from the same seven counties on which the Trump Administration placed restrictions. But while both Con...More..

Iran defies United Nations resolution, tests ballistic missile
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Iran defies United Nations resolution, tests ballistic missile

Officials told Fox News on Monday, that the test occurred outside Semnan, about 140 miles east of Tehran, on Sunday. The Iranian government has test fired a ballistic missile for the first time during Preside...More..

Mexican leader won't go to DC after Trump amps up rhetoric
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Mexican leader won't go to DC after Trump amps up rhetoric

In a speech on Monday, Mr. Pena Nieto said his government was prepared to negotiate with the USA if Mexico's national sovereignty was respected. Trump kept up his criticism of Mexico on Friday saying the Unit...More..

Ban Could Hurt US-Iraqi Ties, Diplomats Say
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Ban Could Hurt US-Iraqi Ties, Diplomats Say

Iraq's foreign affairs committee on Sunday said the United States travel curbs imposed on Iraqis were "unfair", and asked the government in Baghdad to "reciprocate" to the American decision. "We ask the Iraqi g...More..

Netanyahu denies wall tweet targeted Mexico, blasts 'Bolshevik' media
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Netanyahu denies wall tweet targeted Mexico, blasts 'Bolshevik' media

Trump has forged ahead on the wall promise, despite Mexico refusing to pay the bill, as Trump said it would. Visiting Washington on Thursday, Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray scoffed at the notion,...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Google celebrates Fred Korematsu, who fought against Japanese internment

This is especially true now more than ever with President Trump's abhorrent executive order targeting immigrants, refugees, and Muslims. Google is celebrating civil rights leader Fred Korematsu with its G...More..

Iran summons Swiss ambassador over USA ban on Muslims
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Iran summons Swiss ambassador over USA ban on Muslims

According to Iranian Press, Iran's Foreign Minister has called the decision of newly elected American President illogical, illegal and against the worldwide human rights and relations rules. The ministry said ...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

SC turns down Asaram's bail plea, orders fresh FIR for faking documents

Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice NV Ramana referred to a report by the AIIMS medical board and slapped him a fine of Rs 1 lakh for filing a frivolous petition. He is also facing charges of rape in...More..

India's most wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed placed under house arrest in Pakistan
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

India's most wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed placed under house arrest in Pakistan

They were identified as Abdullah Ubaid, Zafar Iqbal, Abdur Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Niaz. "The commanding police officer told us that he has with him the house arrest order of the JuD chief issued by the P...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Macedonia's Gruevski fails to form government by January 29 deadline

One of the main demands concerns the extended use of the Albanian language within Macedonia , which made negotiations on a new government more hard. The other was for Gruevski to allow an investigation to co...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

UK Government Rejects 1mn-Strong Petition To Block Donald Trump Visit

The British government has reportedly rejected a petition to prohibit US President Donald Trump from being invited on an official visit. The petition specifically cites Trump's "misogyny and vulgarity", c...More..

President Donald Trump smashes record to get fastest majority disapproval rating ever
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

President Donald Trump smashes record to get fastest majority disapproval rating ever

The Republican, who was sworn in on January 20 as the least popular president in at least 40 years, hit majority disapproval in a record eight days, a new Gallup poll of 1,500 Americans finds. Gallup said mor...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

House Democrats To Fight Donald Trump's Refugee, Travel Ban By Defunding It

Schumer (D-N.Y.) said during his regularly scheduled news Sunday morning conference in NY as he announced that his colleagues were working on new legislation. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., issued a statement similar to Fl...More..

Amit Shah seeks votes in name of communal harmony and national security
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Amit Shah seeks votes in name of communal harmony and national security

Mr Goldy, a former Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee secretary, who had contested the 2008 Amritsar (South) assembly bypoll on Congress ticket, said he was happy to be back "home". Also, slamming Pakistan, PM...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Iraq Bans US Travelers In Wake Of Trump's Travel Ban

The most powerful groups in the Hashed al-Shaabi are Iran-backed Shiite militias, some of whom fought against United States forces in previous years. Iraqi politicians are mulling "reciprocating" Trump's ...More..

Miss France Iris Mittenaere Declared Miss Universe 2016
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Miss France Iris Mittenaere Declared Miss Universe 2016

Finally, just as Harvey was preparing to announce the victor, the (real) 2016 victor Pia Wurtzbach (Miss Philippines ) came out on stage and presented Harvey with a set of extremely thick reading glasses. Sh...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

GIULIANI: Trump asked me how to do a Muslim ban 'legally'

Giuliani was also the mayor of New York City during the 9/11 attacks, where 15 of the 19 assailants were citizens of Saudi Arabia. Giuliani, an early Trump supporter who once had been rumoured for a cabinet p...More..