Somalia: 110 dead from hunger in past 48 hours in drought

It is the first death toll announced in a severe drought threatening millions of people across the country. Mostly children and elderly people died in villages surrounding the town of Baido, Abdullahi Omar Roble, the government's regional humanitar... More..

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Military plane crashes near Turkish-Syrian border
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Military plane crashes near Turkish-Syrian border

The plane's pilot, who ejected before the crash, has only been identified as a Syrian national. It crashed near the Turkish village of Yaylacik, some 35km (22 miles) from the Syrian border. He was found exhaust...More..

Sitting atop Border Wall, Mexican Politician Slams Trump's Plan
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Sitting atop Border Wall, Mexican Politician Slams Trump's Plan

A Mexican politician tweeted photos and a video sitting on a border wall Thursday. In addition to opposition from Democrats, Republican Congressman Will Hurd of Texas blasted the wall proposal in January as...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Fillon vows to stay in French presidential race despite growing pressure

One of the final attempts to shore up support will come at a rally in Paris on Sunday (5 March) where it is hoped 50,000 supporters get behind the former prime minister. She added that she was telling her husba...More..

Turkey's deputy PM slams German ban on Turkish leaders
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Turkey's deputy PM slams German ban on Turkish leaders

The planned rallies were part of a Turkish government campaign to win support among Germany's 1.5 million-strong Turkish community for sweeping new presidential powers going to referendum in April. After Erdoga...More..

Number of Iraqis fleeing Mosul nears 60000
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Number of Iraqis fleeing Mosul nears 60000

Doctors in the nearby Erbil say they began receiving patients showing symptoms of chemical weapons exposure on Thursday. Lise Grande, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, called for an investi...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

U.S. suspends fast processing of high-tech visa applications

The suspension may last up to 6 months. While USCIS officials referred to the suspension of premium processing as routine - and the agency has done so in the past to clear backlogs in visa applications - th...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Eastern Libya forces strike from air, aim to retake oil site

The move risks increasing the fighting around the ports and casts new doubt over Libya's attempt to revive its oil production. The oil terminals at al-Sidra and Ras Lanuf - approximately 650 kilometers (400 m...More..

Syrian Kurds call for buffer with Turkish forces
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Syrian Kurds call for buffer with Turkish forces

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces realize that any further Turkish expansion in this part of northern Syria would make their task to recapture territory even harder, analysts say. It remains to be seen ...More..

Third Jewish Cemetery Vandalized In Three Weeks
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Third Jewish Cemetery Vandalized In Three Weeks

The "Stand Against Hate" rally was organized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia "to promote security and peace in the wake of the vandalism", Philly.com reported . A police organisation is offe...More..

Railways lays down road map to enhance freight revenue in FY18
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Railways lays down road map to enhance freight revenue in FY18

Prabhu accepted that over the years the Indian Railways' share in the country's total traffic has slashed substantially. Indian Railways will be launching an integrated mobile App for its all travel-relat...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Riot Causes Lockdown At Nebraska Prison

County and state officials were at the scene, along with a prison emergency response team. Galindo was serving 12 to 21 years on robbery and other charges. No prison employees were injured. As for Thursday's ...More..

British PM accuses Scotland's SNP of being obsessed with independence
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

British PM accuses Scotland's SNP of being obsessed with independence

The SNP, Scotland's main independence party, remains bullish on the subject, with MP Angus MacNeil telling Julia Hartley-Brewer that Theresa May knows another referendum would result in a secessionist victory. ...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Dalai Lama's Arunachal visit irks China

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju who hails from Arunachal Pradesh, in a statement to The Quint said, "He is going there as a religious leader, there is no reason to stop him". Mr Bingguo, ...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

India vs Australia 2nd Test: Aussies Name Unchanged Squad for Bengaluru Test

It's quite challenging for any global side to go out there and [keep] winning. "I have been beaten on the outside edge, here and in Sri Lanka, where I have lunged at the ball and dragged my foot with me and I...More..

United Kingdom considers intervening in Sky merger with 21st Century Fox
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

United Kingdom considers intervening in Sky merger with 21st Century Fox

In particular, issues of media plurality and broadcast standards were cited as reasons for a deeper look at the merger. Although she has ten days to make a final decision on Ofcom intervention, Bradley said...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

LeEco clarifies 'wind-up mode' rumors; says launches lined up

Chinese internet and smartphone company, LeEco, is on an "optimization exercise" in India and has laid off over 270 members of its staff in the country, according to reports . It exited offline sales due to li...More..

Kansas Shooting: Wife of slain techie to 'fulfill' his dream
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Kansas Shooting: Wife of slain techie to 'fulfill' his dream

Before the incident, Kuchibhotla and his wife went to see a doctor as they were planning a child. She said Srinivas enjoyed watching journalist Arnab Goswami and how he was proud of seeing Narendra Modi as th...More..

US Launches Air Strikes in Yemen
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

US Launches Air Strikes in Yemen

The U.S. military did not rule out further strikes in the days ahead. On January 29, President Donald Trump's administration ordered its first military raid against the al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP...More..

New Chinese Cruise Ship Sails to Disputed Islands
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

New Chinese Cruise Ship Sails to Disputed Islands

Tourists will be able to visit the three islands in the Crescent group of the Paracels, Xinhua said. It has 82 guest rooms and offers dining, shopping, entertainment, medical treatment and postal services aboar...More..