• Erdogan says Turkish chopper shot down in Syria operation
Erdogan says Turkish chopper shot down in Syria operation

A spokesman for the Kurdish militia, Mustafa Bali, said his fighters brought down the aircraft in Raju, north-west Afrin. "One of our helicopters was downed just recently", Erdogan told members of his AK Party in Istanbul. UN Human Rights Office staff have received reports - including video footage - suggesting that in one instance, on 4 February...

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  • Silent and sphinx-like, Kim's sister steals Pence's diplomatic thunder
Silent and sphinx-like, Kim's sister steals Pence's diplomatic thunder

Pence did say, however, that Moon shared with him details of his meeting with North Korean leaders, without elaborating. They were stopped and most were killed near the palace, which was newly rebuilt in 1991. The U.S. and the United Nations Security Council have slapped a series of sanctions on North Korea after its repeated intercontinental balli...

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  • Andhra MPs lead protests in both houses over protests
Andhra MPs lead protests in both houses over protests

Gandhi's remarks came over the "neglect" shown to the state in Union Budget 2018-19. A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launched an offensive against the TDP by releasing a 27-page report presenting a detailed list of projects, institutions and funds sanctioned for the State, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Sunday asserted that the BJ...

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  • Toddler's Starbucks drink had a 'metallic smell' - the barista's blood, lawsuit says
Toddler's Starbucks drink had a 'metallic smell' - the barista's blood, lawsuit says

Amanda Vice ordered a frappuccino at a Starbucks in San Bernardino back in 2016, and her daughter Payton, who always had a sweet tooth, took a few sips. "The family was then left to schedule their own blood tests, causing extreme distress for the parents, as they had to watch their daughter be poked with a needle and agonizingly wait for the resul...

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  • Rahul likens Modi to cricketer who bats looking at keeper
Rahul likens Modi to cricketer who bats looking at keeper

The government in Delhi, according to Mr Gandhi, works for 5-10 capitalists. The former Karnataka chief minister said that the arrival of Rahul Gandhi in Karnataka will only bring good fortunes for the saffron party. "Today Rafale aircraft is the biggest issue of corruption in the country". Gandhi made the statement on his second day of "Jana...

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  • U.S. drone strike kills 3 Haqqani rebels in Pakistan
U.S. drone strike kills 3 Haqqani rebels in Pakistan

The sources said that the drone fired two missiles and struck a house near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan. The militant group has not yet commented on the reported deaths. Spokesman Faisal said the two sides under the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity engagement are discussing counterterrorism cooperation, repatriation...

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  • Gerald Stanley found not guilty of second degree murder
Gerald Stanley found not guilty of second degree murder

There were protests across the country after Saskatchewan farmer, Gerald Stanley , 56, was cleared of second degree murder charges on Friday for shooting Colten Boushie , 22, in the back of the head in August, 2016. Many supporters of Bushie and his family are frustrated there were no Indigenous members of the jury. "We're going to pray, we...

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  • Mattis says DACA recipients in military are
Mattis says DACA recipients in military are "protected" even if program expires

Mattis said DACA recipients on active duty, in the reserves, and those veterans who received an honorable discharge, would not be subject to deportation unless they have committed a felony or have been ordered out of the country by a federal judge.

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  • Myanmar soldiers, police 'face action' for atrocity
Myanmar soldiers, police 'face action' for atrocity

The news agency says they were arrested because of their investigation and called for their release. "This once more attests to the need for a full and thorough investigation by the authorities of all violence in Rakhine State and attacks on the various communities there", United Nations spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters in NY.

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  • Plane crashes shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, 71 feared dead
Plane crashes shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, 71 feared dead

Two bodies have been found at the site, according to an official at Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry. An-148 passenger jetliner crashed near Moscow , in the Ramensky district. A Russian plane with 71 people onboard crashed just minutes after leaving Moscow Airport. President Vladimir Putin put off a planned trip to Sochi to monitor the...

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  • Helicopter crashes in the Grand Canyon Saturday night
Helicopter crashes in the Grand Canyon Saturday night

The incident was confirmed to have occurred in the Grand Canyon West area at about 00:20 GMT. Windy conditions, darkness, the remoteness of the area and the rugged terrain made it hard to reach the helicopter's wreckage, Hualapai Nation police Chief Francis Bradley said.

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  • USA takes 2-0 lead in Fed Cup
USA takes 2-0 lead in Fed Cup

Meanwhile, Venus Williams got the defending champion United States off to a winning start in their Fed Cup first-round tie against the Netherlands on Saturday before CoCo Vandeweghe survived a scare to extend the lead to 2-0. Serena, on the flip side, held in all but one service game as she showed glimpses of her wonderful serve and groundstr...

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  • Government Back Open After Brief Shutdown
Government Back Open After Brief Shutdown

The Senate earlier passed the stopgap spending bill 71 to 28 after an hours-long delay caused by Senator Rand Paul , a conservative in Mr Trump's own Republican Party, forced Congress to miss the midnight deadline. "He just called for the immediate withdrawal of all forces from Afghanistan as a way to give the USA military a pay raise", ...

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  • Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Aide
Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Aide

Earlier this week, allegations of domestic abuse cost staff secretary Rob Porter his job at the White House. Rob Porter , who served as a key aide to the President until he resigned this week after allegations surfaced this week that he abused his 2 ex-wives, seemed to be the catalyst for Trump's tirade.

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  • South Korea probes cyber shutdown during Olympics ceremony
South Korea probes cyber shutdown during Olympics ceremony

All broke out in broad smiles. Ms Kim and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam made up the most senior delegation from the North to visit the South since the Korean War in the 1950s. The spokesman says Moon also called for a quick resumption of dialogue between the United States and North Korea. He said war had forged "the co...

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  • US Won't Engage In Syrian Civil War - Mattis
US Won't Engage In Syrian Civil War - Mattis

The comments by Mattis came on the heel of deadly US-led coalition air strikes which killed some 100 pro-Syrian government forces. Unnamed US military officials subsequently told reporters that about 500 pro-government fighters, backed by artillery, tanks, multiple-launch rocket systems and mortars, were involved in the assault.

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  • Oxfam told to show 'moral leadership' or lose government funds
Oxfam told to show 'moral leadership' or lose government funds

Worldwide development secretary Penny Mordaunt said it was "despicable" that sexual exploitation and abuse existed in the aid sector and threatened to cut funding to charities if they fail to comply with authorities over safeguarding issues.

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  • Salman Nadvi no longer member of the board: Muslim panel
Salman Nadvi no longer member of the board: Muslim panel

After AIMPLB's executive meeting in Hyderabad on Friday night, it announced that there is no change in the Board's stand that Babri Masjid is a mosque and when a mosque is constructed at a place, it remains a mosque till the final judgement that is "qayamat".

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  • Coree: Nord invita presidente Sud a Pyongyang
Coree: Nord invita presidente Sud a Pyongyang

In fase di consegna della lettera, "che esprimeva l'auspicio di migliorare i rapporti Nord-Sud, l'inviata speciale ha riferito il messaggio orale del presidente Kim Jong-un (in base alla carica a capo della commissione Affari di Stato, ndr), di invito al Nord nella data a lui più conveniente, aggiungendo che lui desidera vederlo il più presto poss...

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  • Authorities: Woman Abandoned Baby in Airport Bathroom
Authorities: Woman Abandoned Baby in Airport Bathroom

Airport authorities believe the woman gave birth to the baby in a restroom cubicle at around 10pm on 14 January. Please. I'm sorry ."Police are describing the mystery woman as being in her mid-20s and was wearing black leggings and a coat.The baby is now in the custody of the Arizona Department of Child Safety".

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