• Hamas vows retaliation to Israeli attacks amid tension
Hamas vows retaliation to Israeli attacks amid tension

Although not complete, he said the tunnel was " very substantial ", equipped with electricity, communications equipment and a ventilation system. The tunnel destroyed on Sunday ran hundreds of metres into Israeli territory and, though unfinished, was a new project that showed "a significant effort by Hamas", military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Jo...

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  • Today is the World Human Rights Day
Today is the World Human Rights Day

The World Human Rights Day is being observed today. So on this day , I remember my father and the rights of all humans across the world. Article 6 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognises this, and Article 1 of the Human Rights Convention says states must respect individuals' human rights.

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  • Trump Wants Washington Post Reporter Fired Over Misleading Tweet
Trump Wants Washington Post Reporter Fired Over Misleading Tweet

Yesterday, President Donald Trump called for a Washington Post journalist to be fired Saturday over an erroneous tweet about his crowd size. He deleted the tweet after learning that the venue had not yet filled up. "Was confused by the image of you walking in the bottom right corner", he tweeted. "Watch to see if fires those responsible, or was...

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  • FBI Warned Hope Hicks About Contacts From Russian Operatives
FBI Warned Hope Hicks About Contacts From Russian Operatives

Former officials told the Times that "introductory emails" from Russian government addresses to Hicks "alarmed" U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Later in the article came the stunning admission: "In some ways, the Russian outreach to Ms. Hicks undercuts the idea that the Russian government had established deep ties to the Trump cam...

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  • Arsene Wenger pours cold water on Arsenal's title hopes
Arsene Wenger pours cold water on Arsenal's title hopes

With nothing at stake for Arsenal , only about 30 000 fans showed up for the game - although the club still announced ticket sales of 54 648. Wenger has now revealed that his formation has been questioned by his players, before adding that whilst he listens to criticism, it is his decision which is final.

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  • WEATHER WARNING: Heavy snow and freezing conditions on the way for Offaly
WEATHER WARNING: Heavy snow and freezing conditions on the way for Offaly

Road, rail and air travel delays are likely, the Met office said, as well as public transport cancellations. Up to 8 centimeters is expected to fall, with the weather warning staying in place until 11pm on Sunday. Around 18,000 homes across Scotland were affected by power cuts due to the weather, according to Scottish and Southern Electricity...

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  • $591m Da Vinci painting heads to Abu Dhabi's new Louvre
$591m Da Vinci painting heads to Abu Dhabi's new Louvre

Yet it's still mind-boggling to think that the Louvre Abu Dhabi , a recently completed museum costing roughly $700 million, will soon house a painting costing $450.3 million. Now the painting that far surpassed the former record held by Picasso's Women of Algiers (which fetched $179.4 million in 2015) has found a new home.

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  • Truck Ad Featuring Ivanka Trump Bashing Roy Moore Trolls Dad's Rally
Truck Ad Featuring Ivanka Trump Bashing Roy Moore Trolls Dad's Rally

The President has cast Democratic candidate Doug Jones as too liberal for Alabama. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell originally said that Mr Moore should withdraw from the race, but on Sunday he said he was "going to let the people of Alabama make the call".

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  • Pope Francis urges Trump to reconsider and maintain 'status quo' in Israel
Pope Francis urges Trump to reconsider and maintain 'status quo' in Israel

Trump says 'I am strong, so I am right, ' then he is mistaken". Macron, thought to be one of the few world leaders with some leverage on Trump, is said to have spoken to the president earlier this week, when reports were afloat about the U.S.

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  • Putin, Erdogan Express Concern over US's Jerusalem Decision
Putin, Erdogan Express Concern over US's Jerusalem Decision

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump - reversing decades of USA policy - announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move Washington's Israel embassy to the city. He said regional peace and stability could only be secured through an independent and sovereign Palestine state within its 1967 borders and with East Jerusalem a...

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  • Iraqi Government Declares Victory Over Islamic State
Iraqi Government Declares Victory Over Islamic State

Mrs May said: "I congratulate prime minister Abadi and all Iraqis on this historic moment". IS fighters overran almost a third of Iraqi territory, including Mosul, the country's second largest city in the summer of 2014, declaring a caliphate that stretched from northern Syria to the outskirts of Baghdad.

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  • FBI Director Christopher Wray Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee
FBI Director Christopher Wray Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

Jordan also referred to Peter Strzok, an FBI agent and former deputy head of counterintelligence who led the investigation into Clinton's use of private emails, and reportedly recommended that former FBI director James Comey describe Clinton's actions as " extremely careless ", rather than " grossly negligent " - a term that implies felony char...

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  • Disappointment in Franken's speech from advocates, accusers
Disappointment in Franken's speech from advocates, accusers

There's more I want to say, but the first and most important thing-and if it's the only thing you care to hear, that's fine - is: I'm sorry", Franken said in the email statement. "And we keep on making that same mistake over and over again, and I believe with Al Franken , we've stopped doing that". Whether or not you agree with his political...

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  • Due to Winter Storm Warning, Expect Delays in CCRTA Service
Due to Winter Storm Warning, Expect Delays in CCRTA Service

The snowstorm was one of the most unpredictable to hit the South in recent years. Temperatures are in the upper 20's in northern CT and near 32 degrees across southern CT. Other weather trackers warned of frozen roadways in southern MS and Louisiana through the weekend. Light snow was predicted for the South Coast of MA, and Cape Cod and the Isl...

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  • Sonia Gandhi Turns 71, PM Modi Tweets Birthday Greetings
Sonia Gandhi Turns 71, PM Modi Tweets Birthday Greetings

At Bhabhra, Modi reminded the people about the BJP government's efforts to establish law and order after the alleged lawlessness of the previous Congress regimes. On Thursday, when Singh did land in the State for a visit, an elderly man in Rajkot submitted a 250-page document to the ex-PM, enlisting the scams of the UPA regime, said Modi.

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  • Man burnt alive in Rajasthan over 'love jihad'
Man burnt alive in Rajasthan over 'love jihad'

As is the case with earlier videos of lynching, for example of the dairy farmer Pehlu Khan, Shambhulal's video of the murder followed by his hate speech, justifying the act, too went "viral" on WhatsApp. The video shows the perpetrator hitting the victim with an agricultural tool and then dousing him with kerosene before setting him afire in Raj Na...

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  • Shouting #StoptheFCC, Net Neutrality Defenders Target Lawmakers and Verizon Nationwide
Shouting #StoptheFCC, Net Neutrality Defenders Target Lawmakers and Verizon Nationwide

A group of internet advocates got together in Fayetteville to protest Net neutrality. "I'm seeing real democracy emerging through the internet", said Michael T. At one point, a manager and salesperson from the Verizon Store came out to hand out leaflets labeled "Verizon Supports the Open Internet", and told protesters that Verizon did not disagre...

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  • Mikheil Saakashvili detained in Kyiv
Mikheil Saakashvili detained in Kyiv

Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko says his office has evidence that Saakashvili's representative received $500,000 to finance protests from Ukrainian businessmen with ties to Russian Federation. "I am prepared to meet an investigator of the prosecutor in the tent city", he said. That led to chaotic scenes and clashes between his supporters and polic...

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  • Trump Signs Temporary Spending Bill To Fend Off A Government Shutdown
Trump Signs Temporary Spending Bill To Fend Off A Government Shutdown

The top Democratic lawmakers, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , boycotted White House spending talks a week ago after Trump, a Republican, said he did not see a deal in the offing. Democrats have also opposed Trump's effort to stop letting legal immigrants apply to bring their relatives to the U.S....

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  • Japan to buy 'standoff' missiles to counter North Korea
Japan to buy 'standoff' missiles to counter North Korea

Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated the missile range. The new cruise missiles will extend the Japanese military's reach, as the country's current missiles have a range of just over 180 miles, according to the BBC .

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