Christians celebrate Easter across conflict-torn Mideast

Easter does not take place apart from the realities of life, and resurrection faith is about believing that God is doing a new and a good thing, and that we have the opportunity to participate in it. He sends us out with the extraordinary news that t... More..

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Trump advisers: US seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

McMaster, Cornyn and Cardin spoke on "Fox News Sunday", Tillerson appeared on ABC's "This Week" and CBS' "Face the Nation", Haley and Graham were on NBC's "Meet the Press" and Haley also appeared on CNN's "...More..

Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base

All three are being scrutinized as part of the FBI and congressional investigations into whether Trump associates helped Russian Federation meddle in the 2016 election. " Trump has been Trump for a lon...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Activists to use Tax Day to tell Trump: Show us your returns

If we're going into a tax reform debate, we need know if what Trump wants to do is going to benefit himself, since he tends to do things that help him and not necessarily others", said Wes Shockley, one of the ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

Amid the elevated tensions, the United States a few days ago dispatched what President Donald Trump called an "armada" of ships in a show of force, including an aircraft carrier, into waters off the Korean Peni...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

Syria's opposition says the evacuation deals, which include areas of Aleppo and a district in the city of Homs, amount to forced displacement of Assad's opponents from Syria's main urban centres in the west o...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Donald Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

In western Syria, we will assist the forces fighting against ISIS; in eastern Syria, we will enforce former president Obama's alleged red line on chemical weapons, but otherwise stay out of the fight. He said w...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

BJP readies for 2019 elections with 2-day meeting in Odisha

This comes after they registered a thumping victory in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly elections. An impressive show by the BJP in recent local body polls in the State, and internal fights in the B...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses

The blast hit buses in the Rashidin area on Aleppo's outskirts, which had been waiting to cross from rebel-held territory into the government-controlled city itself, carrying people evacuated from two Shi'ite v...More..

Libyan coast guard says 97 missing after migrant boat sinks
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Libyan coast guard says 97 missing after migrant boat sinks

The boat's hull was completely destroyed and the survivors, all men, were found clinging to a flotation device, Qassem said. The coast guard spokesman confirmed that one person had died but gave no details. T...More..

Iran: Flash floods kill at least 25 in East Azarbaijan province
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Iran: Flash floods kill at least 25 in East Azarbaijan province

Ajab Shir and Azar Shahr in East Azerbaijan are said to be the worst hit. The downpours, started Friday, has been the heaviest last seen 40 years ago, according to Press TV. Search and rescue works are underw...More..

Campaigning for Turkey referendum hits final stretch
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Campaigning for Turkey referendum hits final stretch

Ok, so what's going on? There is wide consensus in Turkish society that the country's coup-era 1982 constitution needs to be replaced. The change, he says, will bring much-needed stability to Turkey. "The cu...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

It's a boy! April the giraffe's calf is male

April the Giraffe finally welcomed her fourth calf Saturday morning. Well, according to Animal Planet , a giraffe calf is usually born weighing between 100 and 150 pounds, measuring in at 6 feet tall. The f...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Protesters to take to streets to demand Trump release tax returns

A day after participating in a Women's March in Boston, Jennifer Taub saw the video of White House advisor Kellyanne Conway declaring Trump would not release his tax returns because voters "didn't care". The ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

He says "she thanked me and held my hand" as usual. Emma Morano blows candles in the day of her birthday in Verbania, Italy , Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Morano poses for a photo after receiving the distinction ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Pirates scratch OF Polanco vs Cubs because of groin injury

Kris Bryant hit a baseball very, very far on Saturday , so far that it bounced off the massive video board in left-center at Wrigley Field. That was past year. They took two of three from the Nationals in Phil...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

White House decides against releasing visitor records

They requested anonymity to discuss the policy before a formal announcement. "This kind of secrecy will allow big donors, lobbyists and special interests to have unknown levels of influence in the White House"....More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Cruz: Close House race in Kansas 'a warning sign'

Estes had double his campaign cash. Now fast forward to the 6th district in Georgia, that Trump only carried by 1.5 percent and the Democrat has 10 times more campaign cash to spend than Thompson had in Kansa...More..

Byelection results: BJP emerges victor, AAP loses deposit in Rajouri Garden constituency
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Byelection results: BJP emerges victor, AAP loses deposit in Rajouri Garden constituency

However, Congress got solace from Karnataka where it retained two seats and held on to another in Madhya Pradesh . The seat fell vacant following the death of BJP stalwart and former minister Ishwar Dass D...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Russian Federation says evidence growing Syria chemical attack was staged

The latest veto on Thursday (local time ) saw Russian Federation block a draft resolution backed by the United States, France and Britain to denounce the attack , and require Assad's government to provide acc...More..