World presses for two-state solution as Netanyahu slams Paris summit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is not attending, called the conference "futile" at his Sunday cabinet meeting. The last round of direct peace talks collapsed in April 2014. administration. "Reversing our recognition of the State... More..

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Coin design features first African-American woman

US currency is dominated by white men, which is why the announcement that a commemorative coin will feature a black Lady Liberty is so momentous. This is the first time Lady Liberty has been presented as an...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Inmates beheaded in Brazilian gang war prison riots

At least three people were decapitated. Officials had said they were waiting until dawn before attempting to put a stop to the riot because of reports some inmates were armed. Last week, 33 prisoners were also ...More..

Migrants: 25000 unaccompanied minor in Italy
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Migrants: 25000 unaccompanied minor in Italy

A picture released by the Italian Red Cross on October 22, 2016 shows migrants landing in Vibo Marina, after a rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea. In 2015, more than a million people fleeing war and econ...More..

Serbia Warns Intervention in Kosovo Amid Balkan Train Row
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Serbia Warns Intervention in Kosovo Amid Balkan Train Row

As tensions grew, Mr Nikolic said that he would be willing to send the army to defend Serbs in Kosovo, if necessary. Although most of Kosovo is ethnic Albanian, many Serbs consider it their native homeland, a...More..

Poland welcomes United States troops as part of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation buildup
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Poland welcomes United States troops as part of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation buildup

Russian Federation has branded the operation a security "threat". The Polish government organized several other events across the country, including in downtown Warsaw, to welcome the Americans. 'One thousand...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Central Intelligence Agency chief urges Trump to temper impulses amid Russian Federation claims

He confirmed Trump's incoming national security adviser, Michael Flynn, held conversations with the Russian ambassador around the time the sanctions were imposed, but said the talks "were not in any way related...More..

Senate Panel to Probe Russia Contacts With 2016 Campaign Teams
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Senate Panel to Probe Russia Contacts With 2016 Campaign Teams

During his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee , Pompeo was asked about a tweet he sent July 24, 2016 . Questions about Trump's friendly posture toward Russian Federation have ...More..

After failing to convince Jammeh, Buhari, Barrow head to Mali
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

After failing to convince Jammeh, Buhari, Barrow head to Mali

THE WHISTLER gathered that palpable fear of possible military intervention has gripped the citizens as the incumbent president remained unyielding to requests of ECOWAS leaders and the AU to relinquish power to...More..

Labour's Tristram Hunt quitting as MP to head V&A Museum
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Labour's Tristram Hunt quitting as MP to head V&A Museum

Mr Hunt said serving in Parliament had been "both deeply rewarding and intensely frustrating" and told of the "harrowing effects of poverty and inequality" he had seen during his work as an MP. The V&A welcomed...More..

Donald Trump Criticized for Twitter Attack on Civil Rights Leader John Lewis
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Donald Trump Criticized for Twitter Attack on Civil Rights Leader John Lewis

Georgia Democrat, Lewis, who commented on 13 January that he did not see Trump as "legitimate" due to Russian hacking in the U.S. election, today bore the brunt of the president-elect's wrath. While in his 20s ...More..

UAE welcomes lifting of partial U.S. sanctions on Sudan
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

UAE welcomes lifting of partial U.S. sanctions on Sudan

The billionaire real estate magnate has yet to comment publicly on the lifting. It is the culmination of a diplomatic initiative that began almost two years ago, combining pressure and regular meetings betwee...More..

Gandhi will be removed from currency notes too: Haryana Minister's shocking statement
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Gandhi will be removed from currency notes too: Haryana Minister's shocking statement

He commented after India's khadi sector regulator recently replaced Gandhi's iconic 'charkha' (spinning wheel) picture with Modi on their annual table diaries and calendars - a change that triggered a casca...More..

ISIS Collapses in East Mosul … Fighting Centers at University
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

ISIS Collapses in East Mosul … Fighting Centers at University

In a new photo report purportedly released by the Islamic State, ISIS documenters in the occupied neighborhoods of east Mosul show civilian casualties allegedly killed by an American airstrike. In fact, it is n...More..

Obama admits Trump transition ´unusual´
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Obama admits Trump transition ´unusual´

Independent voters have grown increasingly skeptical of Trump, with only 33% now approving of his handling of the transition, down from 46% a month ago. Republicans and Democrats had differing views of how Mr. ...More..

Watch rocket launch coverage live from Florida
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Watch rocket launch coverage live from Florida

The 5.2-meter (17.1-foot) diameter payload fairing jettisons once the Falcon 9 rocket ascends through the dense lower atmosphere. No one was harmed in the explosion but SpaceX's launch pad at Cape Canaveral...More..

Syria accuses Israel of bombing key military airport near Damascus
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Syria accuses Israel of bombing key military airport near Damascus

The Syrian state-run Sana news agency blamed the explosions that rocked the airport early Friday morning on Israeli missiles, and reported a fire, but no injuries. The airport southwest of the capital is a ma...More..

Teen, abducted from Jacksonville hospital as newborn in 1998, has been found
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Teen, abducted from Jacksonville hospital as newborn in 1998, has been found

The Jacksonville sheriff did say it's up to the young woman how or when she reconnects with her biological family . A newborn baby who was stolen from hospital more than 18 years ago has finally been found...More..

Palestinian leader: Moving Israel embassy could jeopardize peace process
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Palestinian leader: Moving Israel embassy could jeopardize peace process

Lee said Toner's comments sounded odd after the US abstained last month from a U.N. Security Council vote that critics say was anti-Israel, breaking with decades of American policy to defend the Jewish state at...More..

Arrested In Kim Kardashian Robbery Case (Week in Review)
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Arrested In Kim Kardashian Robbery Case (Week in Review)

A 63-year-old man, named in reports as Yunice A., is reportedly facing charges of organized armed robbery, criminal association, and kidnapping. The elderly woman, identified as Christiane G ., was indic...More..