• PNG quake leaves 67 dead as aftershocks rock homes
PNG quake leaves 67 dead as aftershocks rock homes

Regmi explained that water and sanitation were major concerns for local communities. The toll on Monday stood at 55 killed, said James Justin, a research officer at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in Port Moresby, as news of more deaths arrived in the capital by shortwave radio.

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  • Turkey detains 12 Islamic State extremists amid ongoing crackdown
Turkey detains 12 Islamic State extremists amid ongoing crackdown

The embassy was the target in 2013 of a suicide bombing that killed a Turkish security guard. A far-left terrorist group subsequently claimed responsibility for that attack. Another source of tension between the United States and Turkey involves a Muslim cleric named Fethullah Gulen, who has been living in exile in the United States.

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  • Syrians flee ahead of government advances in eastern Ghouta
Syrians flee ahead of government advances in eastern Ghouta

The 46 trucks will be the first to reach the besieged enclave since mid-February, despite a recent UN-backed ceasefire and short, daily truces ordered by Russian Federation. The enclave is an agricultural region about the size of Manchester in the UK. The main rebel units actively holding territory in Eastern Ghouta are the Islamist Jaish al-...

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  • Alabama man killed himself in front of White House
Alabama man killed himself in front of White House

The Secret Service alerted the public to the shooting following reports of a lock down at the White House. The precinct, home to US President Donald Trump , was put in lockdown after reports of gunshots, with the Secret Service confirming on Twitter they were responding to reports of a person who allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound...

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  • KCR can be a pivot against BJP, Congress: Owaisi
KCR can be a pivot against BJP, Congress: Owaisi

Well, what the TRS chief said at the press conference and the public meeting is not something new in national politics, nor is his talk of a third alternative to the Congress and the BJP. Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemanth Soren also telephoned KCR and expressed his solidarity. "There is a serious need for qualitative change in the nat...

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  • French FM due in Tehran amid growing concerns over nuclear deal
French FM due in Tehran amid growing concerns over nuclear deal

France has been quick to restore trade ties. With Trump warning of a last chance for "the worst deal ever negotiated", UK, France and Germany have been working with USA officials to draw up a strategy to improve the Iran nuclear deal in return for Trump keeping the pact alive by renewing U.S.

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  • Indian government issues official statement rebuking Trudeau's Sikh terrorist conspiracy theory
Indian government issues official statement rebuking Trudeau's Sikh terrorist conspiracy theory

Conservative MP Candice Bergen led off question period today by citing India's higher tariffs - now 60 per cent, up from 40 - as proof that Trudeau's troubled trip overseas and the ensuing controversy have resulted a breakdown in relations.

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  • President Trump Jokes Melania Will Be 'Next to Leave' White House
President Trump Jokes Melania Will Be 'Next to Leave' White House

Donald Trump sat out the last White House Correspondents' Dinner, but chose to make an appearance at a similar event on Saturday. "That's why I accepted". And he accused some reporters of not being impartial in their coverage. Hours earlier he tweeted that the mainstream United States media had "gone insane".

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  • South Korea envoys to visit North following Olympic detente
South Korea envoys to visit North following Olympic detente

She also proposed establishing a dialogue mechanism between Taiwan, Japan , South Korea and the Philippines to ensure peace and stability in the region, which is increasingly under the threat of aggression from China and North Korea .

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  • Another 2.4 million Equifax consumers have data stolen in massive leak
Another 2.4 million Equifax consumers have data stolen in massive leak

Brown Advisory Inc. grew its stake in Equifax Inc . Originally, Equifax had said that the leak, which it had learned of on 29 July 2017, involved the data of 143 million consumers. The breach also exposed credit card numbers for 209,000 US consumers and credit dispute documentation for 182,000. But despite the severity of the Equifax breach, m...

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  • Shocking footage of the aftermath of the Dublin Lidl looting is released
Shocking footage of the aftermath of the Dublin Lidl looting is released

It came amid some of the worst snow storms to hit Ireland for decades. The Irish Independent said a gang of men apparently used the digger to try to smash open a safe at the supermarket, while national broadcaster RTE reported that the safe was found lying outside the store, partially open.

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  • Graham remembered for humility at funeral
Graham remembered for humility at funeral

He was to be buried at 4:00 pm (2100 GMT) at the foot of a cross-shaped brick walkway in the library's prayer garden, next to his late Ruth. Graham's sister, Jean Ford, spoke of their family's deeply religious upbringing. Billy Graham's funeral Friday. Graham was laid to rest next to his wife, Ruth, who died in 2007. "It's about something gr...

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  • Wind Advisory Issued For Thursday
Wind Advisory Issued For Thursday

The weather service issued High Wind Watch for the entire D.C. area late Thursday night through late Friday night . Partly cloudy to cloudy overnight with scattered showers and possible flurries. Rain showers are likely Friday as well. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40 per...

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  • Skiers buried in snow rescued after avalanche at California ski resort
Skiers buried in snow rescued after avalanche at California ski resort

Sheriff's officials say the avalanche occurred at about 3 p.m. "We had assessed the area to be safe to open to the public and unfortunately an avalanche did occur after that assessment was made", Hepburn said . We hope for the full and speedy recovery of the injured guests, and extend our thoughts and support to all those involved. Guests at t...

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  • John Kelly On Porter: 'I Have Nothing To Even Consider Resigning Over'
John Kelly On Porter: 'I Have Nothing To Even Consider Resigning Over'

Kelly said he only knew of claims of emotional abuse when he accepted Porter's resignation, and sent out a statement praising Porter's professionalism. Weeks later, with the Porter matter largely in the rearview mirror, Kelly still was clearly intent on clarifying his role in how the matter was handled.

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  • U.S. senators push to stop support of Arab coalition in Yemen
U.S. senators push to stop support of Arab coalition in Yemen

A January poll from the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy, which advocates for increased congressional oversight of USA military interventions, found that 51 .3% of voters would be less likely to vote for their congressional representatives "if they did not act to withdraw from conflict in regions overseas, such as Yemen ".

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  • Parts of Southern California face mandatory evacuation amid incoming storm
Parts of Southern California face mandatory evacuation amid incoming storm

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, in consultation with fire agencies and other public safety officials, has announced that effective at 9 a.m. "We're thrilled about this storm", Myers said. California is billowing into March after a mostly dry February, bringing with it blizzard warnings and evacuations for a winter storm blasting part...

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  • Pakistan lawmakers begin secret vote for senate elections
Pakistan lawmakers begin secret vote for senate elections

Some local media reports said that 131 candidates are competing now after four candidates have withdrawn from the elections in favor of some other runners. Those who have won the election from Punjab are Ishaq Dar on technocrat seat, Asif Kirmani, independent candidate Haroon Akhtar on general seat, Sadia Abbasi, Nuzhat Sadiq on woman seat, PML-N-b...

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  • Secret Service: Man shoots himself near the White House
Secret Service: Man shoots himself near the White House

A man apparently shot himself beyond the north fence line outside the White House Saturday, a law enforcement official told CBS News' Pat Milton. Law enforcement authorities have identified the victim but are withholding the man's name pending notification of his family, the spokesperson said.

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  • Presidential Elections in Venezuela Set for Second Half of May
Presidential Elections in Venezuela Set for Second Half of May

The Maduro-controlled CNE electoral board head rector, Tibisay Lucena , announced Thursday it was delaying the April 22nd Presidential elections to a date after the second half of May, possibly May 20. "Venezuelans want to get rid of Maduro, but not by killing each other in the streets", he said, also speaking at the election board in downto...

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