Zimbabwe leader says fair elections 'tribute' to Tsvangirai

But it helped prompt a political intervention by South Africa's president, Thabo Mbeki, who drafted the power-sharing arrangement that made Tsvangirai prime minister and Mutambara deputy prime minister. Zimbabwe's president on Thursday expressed cond... More..

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Kerala : Pregnant woman kicked in stomach allegedly by Left activists, loses baby
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Kerala : Pregnant woman kicked in stomach allegedly by Left activists, loses baby

The incident took place in Kerala's Kodenchery town in Kozhikode district, which forced the victim to undergo abortion after she lost her child. As per reports by Police, profusely bleeding Sibi was rushed to...More..

New Orleans gets 14 nods on James Beard semifinalists list
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

New Orleans gets 14 nods on James Beard semifinalists list

The James Beard Foundation winners will be announced and receive their medals at a gala in May. The foundation will narrow the nominees for its restaurant and chef awards to a smaller group of finalists on Ma...More..

Former Oxfam director denies paying for sex in Haiti
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Former Oxfam director denies paying for sex in Haiti

The South African, who was regarded as a key figure in the anti-apartheid movement, has retired as a church leader but still continues to work with the Elders - a group of senior worldwide figures. "I am not ...More..

Snow in the forecast for MA this weekend
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Snow in the forecast for MA this weekend

Due to the timing, we're calling this a "Low Impact", but if the storm trends stronger, amounts may warrant an upgrade to "Moderate Impact" . Friday night, look for a low of 27 with mostly cloudy skies and ...More..

Sonakshi excited about sharing screen space with Salman again
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Sonakshi excited about sharing screen space with Salman again

Sonakshi Sinha and Salman Khan are all set to re-unite for the upcoming third installment of the Dabangg franchise. "Reunited with the hit spinners Sajid-Wajid and the dynamic voice Payal Dev". Both of the...More..

NASCAR Odds: Kyle Busch 4/1 to win Monster Energy Cup 2/9/18
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

NASCAR Odds: Kyle Busch 4/1 to win Monster Energy Cup 2/9/18

Earnhardt, who had 17 career wins at Daytona and seven poles and is a two-time Daytona 500 victor, congratulated Bowman, tweeting, "Awesome!" Patrick asked, glancing at a TV monitor showing cars turning laps ...More..

Haiti leader: UK aid workers violated 'basic human decency'
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Haiti leader: UK aid workers violated 'basic human decency'

Oxfam has been hit by a series of allegations after it emerged in The Times newspaper that the organisation covered up concerns that senior aid workers in Haiti following the 2011 natural disaster, includi...More..

$88B needed to rebuild Iraq after Islamic State war
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

$88B needed to rebuild Iraq after Islamic State war

Qusay Adulfattah, director-general of Iraq's planning ministry, said Iraq would need $23 billion in the short term to help with rebuilding. Iraq declared victory over Islamic State in December, after three ...More..

Arizona Woman Suffering From Rare Disease, Wakes With British Accent
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Arizona Woman Suffering From Rare Disease, Wakes With British Accent

The British accent is the latest in her freaky string of voice changes after she fell asleep with a headache, and she's understandably frustrated. She has been to the hospital more times than she can count ...More..

Pakistan developing 'new types of nuclear weapons', claims American intelligence
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Pakistan developing 'new types of nuclear weapons', claims American intelligence

The cyberweapons were never delivered. Sometimes Trump and the White House accept the dangers the intelligence community says are facing American elections. He said in the eyes of Russian Federation, it "offe...More..

Manhattan Bomber Sentenced to Life in Prison
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Manhattan Bomber Sentenced to Life in Prison

In court, Rahimi echoed his father's remarks, seeming to blame the Federal Bureau of Investigation for not stopping him sooner. Rahimi was also ordered to pay $563,000 to victims. Speaking during the sentenci...More..

The Obama Portraits and the History of African American Portraiture
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The Obama Portraits and the History of African American Portraiture

Before even showing the actual portrait, Kimmel created a meme of his own, super-imposing an image of President Obama skydiving with the words " You're on your own, bitches!" written on the front of his para...More..

ANC announces no-confidence vote in Zuma as allies' home raided
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

ANC announces no-confidence vote in Zuma as allies' home raided

Zuma's office said there was no "official communication" of any impending address but urged media to wait. A strong press contingent was also waiting outside Zuma's official residence, Mahlamba Ndlopfu, close...More..

USA drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

USA drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

Given such a reaction, chances are that the Kremlin will choose not to escalate over the incident. What are Russia's casualties in the Syrian conflict? "Another Russian, Kirill Ananyev, was also killed i...More..

Zuma will exit in orderly fashion-Ramaphosa
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Zuma will exit in orderly fashion-Ramaphosa

Since Zuma was replaced as head of the ruling party in December, the ANC has turned against him, and a looming no-confidence vote scheduled for February 22 may succeed, if the ANC leadership doesn't convince hi...More..

United Kingdom threatens charity aid cut-off after Oxfam sex report
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

United Kingdom threatens charity aid cut-off after Oxfam sex report

Oxfam workers were accused of paying Haitian quake survivors for sex during relief efforts. "If they do not hand over all the information they have from their investigation subsequently to the relevant author...More..

Philippines says Canada helicopters 'not for attack'
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Philippines says Canada helicopters 'not for attack'

The deal represents another win for the Canadian defence industry when it comes to the Southeast Asian nation; Canada also sold eight Bell helicopters made in Montreal to the Philippines armed forces in 2015. "...More..

Crowds and Indigenous leaders rally at Regina courthouse to support Boushie family
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Crowds and Indigenous leaders rally at Regina courthouse to support Boushie family

Stanley testified in court that after firing two warning shots, he realized he couldn't see his wife and was filled with a feeling of "pure terror" that she might be under the SUV. Boushie's family had previous...More..

At the very least 18 killed in Hong Kong double-decker bus crash
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

At the very least 18 killed in Hong Kong double-decker bus crash

Police told Xinhua earlier that 19 people were killed but the death toll was later revised down to 18. Police are still investigating the cause of the accident, she said. KMB general manager Godwin So Wai-k...More..

Israel Launches Major Attack on
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Israel Launches Major Attack on "Iranian" Targets in Syria

He then referred to the prediction of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution about the future of Israel, saying as the leader said the Zionist regime will collapse in less than 25 years by the Islamic nations. Ti...More..

U.S. lawmakers seek budget breakthrough on eve of shutdown deadline
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

U.S. lawmakers seek budget breakthrough on eve of shutdown deadline

But I have an unease with it and hope that the Speaker will man up and decide that we in the House can also have what Mitch McConnell guaranteed in the Senate: "a vote on the floor [on immigration]", Pelosi ...More..

Third-highest ranking Justice Department official is resigning
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Third-highest ranking Justice Department official is resigning

Rachel Brand , associate attorney general in the Department of Justice, is stepping down from her position, Fox News has confirmed . In a statement, Brand said she is proud of the department's accomplish...More..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Jordan
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Jordan

After arriving in the nation, PMO India tweeted: " Landed in Amman. Prime Minister Modi's visit to Palestine comes a month after India hosted Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Prime Minister Modi ...More..

Soldier, injured in Sunjwan terror attack, dies
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Soldier, injured in Sunjwan terror attack, dies

The attack is believed to be carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists. Jammu IGP SD Singh Jamwal said that around 4:55 am suspicious movement was noticed by the santri; santri bunker was sacked upon & t...More..

U.S. price range deal paves manner for defence spending enhance
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

U.S. price range deal paves manner for defence spending enhance

The Senate was expected to take up the House Bill yesterday and likely change it, requiring it to go back to the House for further action, with a deadline looming today for the Bill to be finished and signed ...More..

Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you and welcome them'
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you and welcome them'

While never mentioning President Trump by name, Bush appeared to be pushing back on Trump's attempts to have warmer relations with Russian Federation, as well as his comments on immigration. "Our system is ...More..

Trump Alludes to Christian Nationalism At the National Prayer Breakfast Speech
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Trump Alludes to Christian Nationalism At the National Prayer Breakfast Speech

President Trump praised God and country Thursday, calling the U.S. Watch above, via The White House. In particular, Trump cited American servicemen and servicewomen around the world "defending our great...More..

Two British IS torturers captured by Syrian Kurdish fighters
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Two British IS torturers captured by Syrian Kurdish fighters

The official said US forces in the area had been given access to the militants. The U.S. official did not give any information on the condition of the two or what would happen to them. Kotey has also acted as...More..

Senior White House aide resigns after domestic abuse allegations
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Senior White House aide resigns after domestic abuse allegations

Porter told the Daily Mail that the allegations were "slanderous and simply false". Though he stepped down , Porter denied the contents of the report, saying , "I will not further engage publicly with a c...More..

USA 'disappointed' by signing of Holocaust law in Poland
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

USA 'disappointed' by signing of Holocaust law in Poland

The law has been criticised by the U.S. as an attack on free speech, although it provides exemptions for academic researchers and artists. The bill also prohibits phrases such as "Polish death camps". Tel ...More..

German coalition deal means fundamental change of direction in Europe: Schulz
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

German coalition deal means fundamental change of direction in Europe: Schulz

True, the CDU and the SPD are still Germany's two biggest parties. This appears to be a concession to the SPD, which vehemently objects to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation target of spending at least tw...More..

Boy dies after saving pal who fell through frozen pond
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Boy dies after saving pal who fell through frozen pond

EST, according police sources. The 12-year-old friend Perez pulled from the ice was not injured. WABC-TV reported that firefighters took off their gear, stripping down to t-shirts and shorts during mid-30s te...More..

Wild journey continues for North American shares in risky buying and selling
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Wild journey continues for North American shares in risky buying and selling

That was its biggest loss since August 2011, when stocks were reeling as investors were fearful about European government debt and the US had its credit downgraded after the debt ceiling impasse. Asia's biggest...More..

Hotel Building Collapses in Taiwan After Earthquake
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Hotel Building Collapses in Taiwan After Earthquake

There are no details of casualties so far. Photographs show leaning high-rise buildings and extensive damage to roads. A series of earthquakes have struck off the coast of Taiwan in recent days. A huge ...More..

Maldives Leader Declares State of Emergency, Ex President Arrested
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Maldives Leader Declares State of Emergency, Ex President Arrested

The president's main rival urged people not to obey what he called an "unlawful order". The Maldives has been buffeted by one political crisis after another since Nasheed, the first democratically-elected pre...More..

India expected to follow SOP on Maldives, to keep troops ready
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

India expected to follow SOP on Maldives, to keep troops ready

Under the emergency state Yameen had originally suspended as many as 20 constitutional rights for the duration along with the criminal procedure Act and several articles of the judicature Act. Yameen has presid...More..

Researchers Discover Ancient Mayan City Hidden Under Guatemala Jungle
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Researchers Discover Ancient Mayan City Hidden Under Guatemala Jungle

Based on the data, researchers believe that the region supported an advanced civilization on par with that of ancient Greece or China, rather than a series of isolated city-states. The highly accurate measure...More..

60 schools shut in Poonch in wake of ceasefire violations
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

60 schools shut in Poonch in wake of ceasefire violations

The deceased have been identified as Captain Kapil Kundu, Rifleman Ram Avtar, Rifleman Shubam Singh and Havaldar Roshan Lal. On January 22, at a visit to the LoC and Working Boundary in Khuiratta and Ratta Aray...More..

Turkey's experiences its deadliest day in Afrin operation
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Turkey's experiences its deadliest day in Afrin operation

The latest attack brought to seven the number of Turkish soldiers killed on Saturday in Operation Olive Branch, which Turkey launched against the YPG in Afrin last month. Meanwhile, the Turkish command says...More..

Turkish president meets pope, anticipated to debate Jerusalem
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Turkish president meets pope, anticipated to debate Jerusalem

They also said Trump's move was "an announcement of the United States administration's withdrawal from its role as sponsor of peace" in the Middle East, echoing Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. "T...More..

California Senator Dianne Feinstein Says Trump's Nuclear Posture Review is Deeply Troubling
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

California Senator Dianne Feinstein Says Trump's Nuclear Posture Review is Deeply Troubling

To respond to emerging threats to USA and its allies' security, the NPR specifically proposed the development for new models of "low-yield" weapons, which it said would be essential for a "flexible" nuclear ars...More..

Lok Sabha adjourns briefly amid protests by TDP members
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Lok Sabha adjourns briefly amid protests by TDP members

The Shiv Sena, another key ally, said it remained to be seen how much of the presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday was implemented on the ground. Besides, the TDP is confident of winning the ...More..

Flying Fijian Alosio Naduva buries Blitzboks in Hamilton's fantastic comeback final
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Flying Fijian Alosio Naduva buries Blitzboks in Hamilton's fantastic comeback final

FIJIAN rugby trademark off-loads hit worldwide limelight again yesterday when Fiji Airways Fiji 7s reps, Kalione Nasoko and Alosio Naduva combined twice to score the winning tries for Fiji in the Cup final of...More..

Terrorists Snatch Policeman's Rifle At Srinagar Hospital, Open Fire; One Escapes
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Terrorists Snatch Policeman's Rifle At Srinagar Hospital, Open Fire; One Escapes

Adding to it, the terrorists fired shots at the hospital when policemen were bringing a Pakistani terrorist Abu Hanzulla alias Naveed Jatt for a medical checkup. The policeman who succumbed to bullet wounds has...More..

Ryan tweets about a $1.50 paycheck boost, then deletes it
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Ryan tweets about a $1.50 paycheck boost, then deletes it

House Speaker Paul Ryan retweeted an article published by AP News about how the GOP tax cuts are reportedly delivering bigger paychecks to workers across the country. Ryan deleted the tweet after it was w...More..

WH to Pull Nomination of Prime Environmental Adviser
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

WH to Pull Nomination of Prime Environmental Adviser

When Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, asked White to estimate how much heat in Earth's atmosphere is stored in the oceans, she replied, "I don't have numbers like that", adding, "I believe ...More..

China accuses United States of 'Cold War mentality' over nuclear policy
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

China accuses United States of 'Cold War mentality' over nuclear policy

According to Politico, the strategy is to counter aggressive moves by Russian Federation and China in upgrading their nuclear arsenal. The German response to the USA nuclear review comes on the heels of conde...More..

Six children injured after coach bus, van collide in Canada
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Six children injured after coach bus, van collide in Canada

He said the teen's parents have been notified that they are okay. Highway 26, which was closed between 27 and 28 Nottawasaga Sideroad in Stayner and Mosley Street in Wasaga Beach, has been reopened. Simcoe Co...More..

Driver opens fire on African migrants in Italian city of Macerata
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Driver opens fire on African migrants in Italian city of Macerata

Asked about the shootings at a news conference earlier Saturday, before it became clear that a former Northern League candidate was the suspect, Salvini said that "whoever shoots is a criminal, no matter the sk...More..