• Czech court releases Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim
Czech court releases Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim

He was detained in Prague at the weekend at the request of Ankara, which accuses him of aggravated murder and disrupting the Turkish state. "We have always been clear with Turkey that the weapons provided to the Syrian Democratic Forces would be limited, mission-specific, and provided on the incremental basis to achieve military objectives ...

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  • Stabenow, Peters introduce Rrsolution to reinstate Net Neutrality
Stabenow, Peters introduce Rrsolution to reinstate Net Neutrality

The Washington state Senate passed a bill Tuesday requiring internet service providers (ISPs) to treat all information and content zipping through their networks equally. Additionally, Duff will seek to include language in his proposed legislation to hold companies accountable for warranties made to consumers as well as amend Connecticut's consum...

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  • Cabinet reshuffle: Nene reappointed as finance minister
Cabinet reshuffle: Nene reappointed as finance minister

The source said the party's deputy president was caught in a quagmire as he did not want to ascend to that office yet, but his province had been vigorously campaigning for him to do so. Analysts said the changes, including shifting some Zuma allies to less important ministries, showed that Ramaphosa was walking a tightrope in balancing the ANC's fa...

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  • NKorea sent chemical arms items to Syria
NKorea sent chemical arms items to Syria

North Korea is now under strict worldwide sanctions that include restrictions on global trade in an effort to curb its nuclear weapons programme. The UN report, which is more than 200 pages long, also emphasized the danger of such a cooperation between the two countries which would allow Syria to maintain its chemical weapons while providi...

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  • Israel's Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens after protest
Israel's Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens after protest

A statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said a "professional team" would be appointed to come up with a solution to the tax measures imposed by Israeli authorities in Jerusalem. Recent land sales by the Greek Orthodox Church - a major landowner in Jerusalem - to unknown buyers have drawn fire from both Israelis and Palestini...

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  • Russian Federation compromised 7 states prior to 2016 presidential election
Russian Federation compromised 7 states prior to 2016 presidential election

Three intelligence officials told the news outlet that then-President Barack Obama requested a report on hacking attempts on the U.S. election system in the last weeks of his presidency, and that was the analysis they gave him. It went on to say, "In response to NBC's report, we double-checked with Homeland Security and our other cyber security p...

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  • Western Countries Condemn Iran's Activities in Yemen
Western Countries Condemn Iran's Activities in Yemen

The Security Council on Monday adopted a Russian-drafted resolution on a technical rollover of the Yemen sanctions regime. 26 slammed Russia's veto of a United Nations draft resolution that would have condemned Iran for violating an embargo on arms shipments to Houthi rebels in Yemen.

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  • Collusion or not, Russian Federation probe is worst political scandal in decades
Collusion or not, Russian Federation probe is worst political scandal in decades

Though Gates told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that Manafort told him no discussions of Ukraine took place at that meeting, Gates acknowledged last week that had in fact worked with Manafort on a report for Ukrainian leadership memorializing the pertinent Ukraine discussions from the meeting.

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  • Rejection of violence by Bijepur, says Odisha CM
Rejection of violence by Bijepur, says Odisha CM

However, as the campaign progressed, it turned into a direct fight between BJD and BJP while Congress lost steam and was out of the race. CM Naveen Patnaik had announced his decision to make Rita Sahu the BJD candidate after the party's vice-president Prasanna Acharya made a statement that the party was yet to take a decision on the issue.

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  • Vikings Could Have Better Chance To Sign Kirk Cousins Than Broncos, Jets
Vikings Could Have Better Chance To Sign Kirk Cousins Than Broncos, Jets

Since being named Washington's starter for the 2015 season, Cousins has played in all 48 games. Keenum, 29, completed 325 of 481 pass attempts for 3,547 yards, 22 touchdowns and seven interceptions, going 11-3 in 14 regular-season starts.

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  • Female Nobel laureates demand trial of Myanmar government at International Criminal Court
Female Nobel laureates demand trial of Myanmar government at International Criminal Court

They also met Cox's Bazar Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commission Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam on Monday. Nobel Peace Laureates Mairead Maguire and Tawakkol Karman could not hold their tears when Rohingya people were sharing their nightmares of the atrocities at Rohingya camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar.

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  • Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution condemning Iran sanctions violation
Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution condemning Iran sanctions violation

It will vote on a resolution drafted by Britain in consultation with the United States and France that expresses concern over supply of missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles reaching the Houthi militia. USA accuses Russia Iran has repeatedly denied arming the Huthis in Yemen, despite claims by the United States and Saudi Arabia that the evide...

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  • N elects Shehbaz as interim party prez, Nawaz as 'Quaid for life'
N elects Shehbaz as interim party prez, Nawaz as 'Quaid for life'

Nawaz Sharif had already put his weight behind his younger brother for performing well in Punjab and keeping the party united by dint of his "exceptional qualities". In the meeting, the former prime minister has been elected as Quaid (supreme leader) of the party for life. Then the party's general council is required to elect a president within...

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  • Rajinikanth in Mumbai To Pay His Last Respects To Late Sridevi
Rajinikanth in Mumbai To Pay His Last Respects To Late Sridevi

Rajnikanth and Sridevi debuted together and than worked with her in around 20 films in the 80's. Union Minister Smriti Irani tweeted, "Sridevi-a powerhouse of acting, a long journey embellished with success comes to a sudden end". "She has an inherent talent to grasp things fast". But when she appears before the camera she transforms herself, li...

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  • Israeli navy shots fisherman dead off Gaza coast
Israeli navy shots fisherman dead off Gaza coast

Reuters quoted the Israeli army spokeswoman as saying that a Palestinian vessel was shot at "after it had deviated from the designated fishing zone" in the northern Gaza Strip. In an emailed press statement, the Hamas official noted that the Israeli naval forces' attack on the fishermen and their boat was an very bad Israeli crime against ...

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  • New Yorker arrested in Japan over severed head in suitcase
New Yorker arrested in Japan over severed head in suitcase

The room, used for low-priced "minpaku" private lodging, was booked by Yevgeniy Vasilievich Bayraktar , 26, from NY, who met a woman from Sanda, Hyogo Prefecture, who has been missing since February 16. Bayraktar, a USA national who entered Japan in late January, was the last person seen with the woman. The man was seen going in and out of the...

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  • Cincinnati Braces for More Flooding From Ohio River
Cincinnati Braces for More Flooding From Ohio River

Meteorologist Kristen Cassady says while no rain is forecast until mid-week, tributaries feeding the OH will likely keep the river above flood stage throughout the week. Volunteers bag up trash along the Ohio River in Aurora on Saturday , February 24. Mayor Greg Fischer said he would ask Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance.

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  • '60 Minutes' is Getting Slammed For A
'60 Minutes' is Getting Slammed For A "Creepy" Interview With Jacinda Ardern

He also speculated on the date the pregnant 37-year-old politician's baby was conceived and takes Ms Ardern's partner Clarke Gayford on a fishing trip, only to deliver the line that "Jacinda was the catch of the day". Wooley later defended his questions to New Zealand's Newstalk ZB , saying that it is "not a good time to be a journalist", accord...

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  • Potential measles exposures in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Potential measles exposures in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Because exhaled measles can stay alive for up to two hours in the air or on surfaces, health officials have issued a precautionary alert for anyone who may have been exposed to the person as they travelled throughout the city and surrounding counties from February 16 to 21.

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  • Timing for Sunday's rain and thunderstorms
Timing for Sunday's rain and thunderstorms

A trough of low pressure - think storm system - begins to have a greater influence on our local forecast later Sunday , with a chance of rain peaking Monday . There's a chance for some rain late Thursday night. Our morning will see temperatures in the low 50s, only warming to the upper 60s for your afternoon highs.

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