• 1 killed, 4 injured as Kabul vehicle bomb targets foreign forces: ministry
1 killed, 4 injured as Kabul vehicle bomb targets foreign forces: ministry

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. This is seen as a significant shift from Ghani's original policy of labelling the Taliban as "terrorists" though a talks offer was formally on the table. Ghani said the process would be accompanied by coordinated diplomatic support including a global effort to persuade neighbouring Pakistan, which...

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  • S. African National Assembly agrees to land expropriation without compensation
S. African National Assembly agrees to land expropriation without compensation

The National Assembly is set to consider a motion led by the EFF nearly two weeks after President Cyril Ramaphosa said the government would undertake a process of consultation to determine the modalities of the implementation of expropriation of land without compensation .

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  • Israeli PM Netanyahu quizzed by police in corruption case involving telecom firm
Israeli PM Netanyahu quizzed by police in corruption case involving telecom firm

Netanyahu is accused of asking Bezeq owner Shaul Elovitch for favorable news coverage in exchange for favorable government regulatory decisions. Netanyahu was interrogated in his residence in Jerusalem , while his wife was questioned at the National Economic Crime Unit, Lahav 433.

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  • Senate Unanimously Passes Taiwan Travel Act, Defying China
Senate Unanimously Passes Taiwan Travel Act, Defying China

China warned Taiwan yesterday that it would only get burned if it sought to rely on foreigners, adding to warnings from state media that China could go to war over the territory if the United States passes into law a Bill promoting closer U.S.

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  • PM Modi & President Kovind give state welcome to Jordan's King Abdullah II
PM Modi & President Kovind give state welcome to Jordan's King Abdullah II

Today is the last day of his three-day visit to India, which is aimed at taking bilateral relations to a "new high". Watch this video to know about the news. His speech was also seen as showcasing India's ability to fight extremism to the global community, as well as a domestic political message. The world is one family.

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  • New weather satellite built in Colorado will launch on Thursday
New weather satellite built in Colorado will launch on Thursday

Thursday's launch will orbit the second of the new hurricane-watchers. The satellite is equipped with a thruster, which scientists will use to shift it into its final circular orbit over the equator. He said the satellite also tracked the direction of the fires like never before, prompting first responders to later tell NOAA: "You saved lives". T...

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  • Italy warned Slovakia about crime syndicate before journalist's death: ex
Italy warned Slovakia about crime syndicate before journalist's death: ex

The country's police chief, Tibor Gaspar , told reporters in the eastern town of Michalovce on Thursday that seven were detained but did not give further details. "They started doing business, receiving subsidies, drawing European Union funds, but especially building relationships with influential people in politics - even in the government offi...

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  • South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games'
South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games'

The White House today said that it will see whether North Koreas interest in holding talks with the USA represents the first step along the path to denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. The United States of America President Donald Trump announced on Friday what he called for the "biggest ever" sanctions on North Korea and threatened a "sec...

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  • USA ambassador to Mexico resigns 'amid strained relations'
USA ambassador to Mexico resigns 'amid strained relations'

The ambassador continued: "This decision is somewhat hard because of my deep conviction of the importance of the Mexico-United States relationship and for knowing the very important moment in which this bilateral relation is right now". -Mexico ties. But Mrs. Jacobson's supporters say her extensive experience and connections in the country were c...

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  • Turkish volunteers to renovate destroyed schools in Afrin
Turkish volunteers to renovate destroyed schools in Afrin

The Turkish army often uses the word neutralised in its statements to imply the militants were either killed, wounded or captured. State media reported Canikli's claim that 95 villages or hamlets had come under their control, in a speech he delivered at Istanbul National Defense University.

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  • Armenia Annuls Peace Accord With Turkey
Armenia Annuls Peace Accord With Turkey

Armenia's parliament chose Armen Sarkissian as the country's new president on Friday in a vote that is meant to herald the start of a power shift to the country's prime minister and parliament. Under the terms of a constitution approved in 2015 in a referendum that effectively abolished direct presidential elections, parliament can elect a ...

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  • North Korea willing to hold talks with United States, says South Korea
North Korea willing to hold talks with United States, says South Korea

In a wide-ranging interview, Mnuchin also highlighted the administration's stance on North Korea , saying the Trump White House has more authority to issue sanctions than that of any previous president, and that sanctions should not take decades to achieve desired outcomes.

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  • President Trump To Hold School Safety Meeting At The White House
President Trump To Hold School Safety Meeting At The White House

He tweeted on Thursday , " Many ideas, some good and some not so good, emerged from our bipartisan meeting on school safety". Trump also embraced Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy's call for background checks on all gun purchases. He is considering a rise in the legal age to buy a rife - from 18 to 21 - and has suggested prohibiting the sa...

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  • Missing Virginia mother's body found; police investigating as homicide
Missing Virginia mother's body found; police investigating as homicide

Keyser told detectives that he confronted St. John at her house Tuesday about something she had said about him. Her body was found about 20 feet off Barricks Mill Road in the Wake area of the county. "They looked through the woods and you could definitely tell there has been a struggle beside my daughter's auto ", Terry St. John told WTVR . "He...

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  • Republican Actress Stacey Dash Running for Congress in California
Republican Actress Stacey Dash Running for Congress in California

Nanette Barragán , a Democrat. Hillary Clinton received 83 percent of the vote there in the 2016 presidential election, and Barack Obama won similar shares in 2008 and 2012. On Feb. 9 she called on her followers to weigh in" "A number of people online and off have suggested I run for political office. She also caused tension again in June 2...

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  • Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati passes away
Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati passes away

Let's take a look at 10 lesser known facts about late Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati. PM Modi also posted a picture along with Kanchi Sankara Mutt pontiff Jayendra Saraswathi . Jayendra Saraswati also helped in renovating various Hindu temples, he said. Although he fell foul of the law over the murder of a Kanchipuram resident before being c...

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  • Delta tax cut stripped from bill after NRA feud
Delta tax cut stripped from bill after NRA feud

Gov. Casey Cagle, who vowed to "kill" any legislation that benefits Georgia's largest employer. It's deeply ironic that Georgia Republicans, who usually praise capitalism and free enterprise, are now attacking the right of a private business to determine who it partners with and offers discounts to.

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  • Wednesday's First Warning Forecast: 60s, clouds, and rain on the way
Wednesday's First Warning Forecast: 60s, clouds, and rain on the way

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny skies develop during the afternoon, with a chilly high temperature of 48 degrees. South wind around 10 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Rain chance 40%. Highs in the low 50s. Chance of precipitation is 80%. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

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  • Seven killed, 55 injured as two trains collide in Egypt's Beheira governorate
Seven killed, 55 injured as two trains collide in Egypt's Beheira governorate

Egypts railway system has a poor safety record, mostly blamed on decades of badly maintained equipment and poor management. A spokesperson for the minister of health said victims were taken to local hospitals. That was the deadliest train crash in Egypt since a November 2013 collision between a train and a bus killed 27 people south of Cairo. ...

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  • Bobby Brown wants Nick Gordon 'locked up' and raped
Bobby Brown wants Nick Gordon 'locked up' and raped

It was Gordon , 28, who found the 22-year-old face down in the bathtub in 2012 after a night of partying and arguin. Her security officers later retrieved Houston's body from the tub and administered CPR in hopes of resuscitating her before paramedics were brought to the scene, but she could not be revived and was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m.

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