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Syria missed 'golden opportunity' at peace talks, says United Nations mediator de Mistura

Syria missed 'golden opportunity' at peace talks, says United Nations mediator de Mistura

Russian Federation plans to hold a conference of the Syrian government and opposition groups early next year to agree on the framework for a political settlement. After today's meeting, the head of th...

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U.S. jets intercept Russian plans over Syria, fire flares

U.S. jets intercept Russian plans over Syria, fire flares

Col. Damien Pickart, a spokesman for Air Forces Central Command. A pair of US jets intercepted two Russian fighter aircraft over Syria on Tuesday, the Pentagon said, the kind of highly unsafe ...

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Referendum On The 8th Amendment - What Happens Next?

Referendum On The 8th Amendment - What Happens Next?

The Oireachtas committee's recommendation will be forwarded to the Dáil. A cross-party committee also voted in favour of allowing for terminations without restriction up to 12 weeks into a pregnan...

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Vladimir Putin calls U.S. election meddling claims 'spy hysteria'

Vladimir Putin calls U.S. election meddling claims 'spy hysteria'

Trump also thanked Putin "for acknowledging America's strong economic performance in his annual press conference", the statement said . Trump's refusal to say Russian Federation interfered in our ...

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Congress Needs To Fund CHIP

Congress Needs To Fund CHIP

Congressional leaders have repeatedly promised to provide funds for the popular program, but disagree over how to cover the cost. The state is not allowed to cancel coverage for 40,000 of the poores...

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Tillerson Says US Embassy Move to Jerusalem Unlikely During Trump's Current Term

Tillerson Says US Embassy Move to Jerusalem Unlikely During Trump's Current Term

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued the warning as Washington and Islamabad engage in renewed diplomatic efforts to improve mistrust-marred bilateral relations and find "common ground" to p...

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Jisha Murder case: Noose to Ameer Ul-Islam

Jisha Murder case: Noose to Ameer Ul-Islam

Ameer has been awarded life imprisonment for committing the rape of the woman after he was also found guilty under Indian Penal Code Section 376 (A) (causing death or causes the woman to be in persist...

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Clear majority for BJP in Gujarat Assembly elections: Exit polls

Clear majority for BJP in Gujarat Assembly elections: Exit polls

Gujarat: An exit poll by Times Now-VMR predicts a win for the BJP with 113 seats and 66 seats for the Congress . The C Voter exit poll gave the BJP 108 seats and the Congress , 74. Fewer media...

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Christ Episcopal Christmas service December 21

Christ Episcopal Christmas service December 21

The Christmas Eve Candlelight worship service with holy communion will be held at 7 p.m. December 24. This joint Anglican and Methodist service will take place on Christmas Eve at 3pm and is especia...

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Do Not Chant or Ring bell in Amarnath Temple, May Damage Environment

Do Not Chant or Ring bell in Amarnath Temple, May Damage Environment

Citing mis-reporting of its orders in "different quarters", the National Green Tribunal ( NGT ) on Thursday clarified that it neither intended nor declared the entire area falling under Shri Amarnathj...

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Bermuda Could Become First Nation to Repeal Marriage Equality

Bermuda Could Become First Nation to Repeal Marriage Equality

Bermuda has voted to outlaw equal marriage, just six months after giving it the go-ahead. "I think in this Bill one relationship is being called something different - but both are getting the same ...

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US Rep. Mo Brooks has prostate cancer, will have surgery

US Rep. Mo Brooks has prostate cancer, will have surgery

Brooks will miss important House votes on taxation and a government shutdown, which are scheduled for next week. He hopes to return to Congress in early January. But, Brooks noted during his announc...

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World Bank to stop financing oil, gas projects from 2019

World Bank to stop financing oil, gas projects from 2019

The World Bank Group (WBG) has announced plans to stop financing upstream oil and gas projects after 2019, to help combat climate change. The bank will make exceptions for natural gas developm...

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Iniesta: Coutinho would be important signing for Barcelona

Iniesta: Coutinho would be important signing for Barcelona

It is reported that Coutinho's second choice, Mesut Ozil, maybe picked up by Barcelona on a free transfer when his contract at the Emirates runs out next summer. "You need to not only have the suffi...

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Facebook Says Russia Spent Less Than $1 Trying To Interfere In Brexit

Facebook Says Russia Spent Less Than $1 Trying To Interfere In Brexit

In the U.S., in October, the social network said 10 million people saw political adverts purchased by the IRA. In November, Facebook told BuzzFeed it had not "observed. That sounds like a man ...

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Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns Trade Jabs On Instagram

Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns Trade Jabs On Instagram

Meanwhile, Towns finished with 19 points, 16 rebounds and four steals, but down the stretch he couldn't stop Embiid as the Sixers' center erupted for seven points in overtime to help Philadelphia wi...

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Israeli drugmaker Teva to cut 14000 jobs worldwide

Israeli drugmaker Teva to cut 14000 jobs worldwide

During his 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry, Schultz said, he has "learned to admire" Teva as a leading and unique company in the industry "due to its uncompromising commitment to develop and...

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Youngstown State Student Arrested For Trying To Trade Chicken Alfredo For Sex

Youngstown State Student Arrested For Trying To Trade Chicken Alfredo For Sex

Police were waiting because an undercover Austintown officer had been pretending to be the teen boy, according to WFMJ Channel 21 . Instead, he was talking to an undercover cop. 'You are my one and...

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Pence pushes off trip by three days, now set to arrive Wednesday

Pence pushes off trip by three days, now set to arrive Wednesday

Vice President Pence has reportedly delayed his trip to the Middle East by three days due to the GOP's tax legislation efforts. His vote could be crucial to Republican hopes of passing the major tax...

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NKoreans say it is important to prevent war — United Nations official

NKoreans say it is important to prevent war — United Nations official

North Korea state media said the Trump administration was "pursuing a policy of military confrontation but this is nothing but a death-bed struggle by those alarmed by the might of the DPRK always eme...

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Government extends Aadhaar linking to March 31

Government extends Aadhaar linking to March 31

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will pronounce the judgment tomorrow before the court goes into winter recess. On November 27, the apex court had said it may consider setting up a co...

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Guterres ready to visit North Korea if opportunity arises

Guterres ready to visit North Korea if opportunity arises

Abe and Guterres are believed to have discussed the outcome of his dispatch during Thursday's meeting. Guterres, who met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today in Tokyo , also says North Kor...

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Austria Gas Explosion Leaves One Dead and 18 Injured

Austria Gas Explosion Leaves One Dead and 18 Injured

Rescue helicopters are hovering over the scene of an explosion that has hit an OMV gas station in Austria's Baumgarten on Tuesday, according to media reports. A state of emergency would give Rome ...

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Everton boss Allardyce reveals his January transfer window plans

Everton boss Allardyce reveals his January transfer window plans

A cross from the right was headed towards goal by Aaron Lennon and Darlow made a real hash of his save with Rooney popping up to prod home and put Everton 1-0 up with his 15th goal against Newc...

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Senior figures in far-right group Britain First arrested at Belfast court

Senior figures in far-right group Britain First arrested at Belfast court

Deputy leader Jayda Fransen was detained for questioning over alleged anti-Islamic comments posted on the organisation's Facebook page. First's Jayda Fransen today arrived at court to face public ...

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New York Port Authority explosion: Suspect charged with supporting terrorism

New York Port Authority explosion: Suspect charged with supporting terrorism

Shortly before 11 a.m., the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority said that while the A, C, and E trains were still bypassing the 42nd Street Port Authority stop, a number of other trains...

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Plane crashes in western Canada, no fatalities

Plane crashes in western Canada, no fatalities

According to RCMP, 22-passengers and three crew members on-board when the aircraft was found less than a kilometre from the airstrip around 6:15 p.m. Miraculously, however, everybody on board has su...

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Israel closes Gaza border crossings

Israel closes Gaza border crossings

Israel has closed border crossings when tensions are high, some which have not been reopened to date. "In light of increased rocket attacks, the Kerem Shalom and Erez Crossings into and out of Gaza...

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PM Narendra Modi commissions INS Kalvari into Indian Navy

PM Narendra Modi commissions INS Kalvari into Indian Navy

The process of submarine construction has again been started in the country and it should not stop, the Defence Minister said. Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the submarine will be ...

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Omarosa Manigault Newman says she quit White House job, wasn't fired

Omarosa Manigault Newman says she quit White House job, wasn't fired

In a brief statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Manigault Newman had resigned "to pursue other opportunities". Her resignation from her job as director of communications ...

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