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China and South Korea vow to improve bilateral ties

China and South Korea vow to improve bilateral ties

South Korean celebrities, including some of those accompanying Moon, had been shut out of Chinese television and concert halls as relations cooled between the East Asian neighbours as they faced the t...

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Sensex rallies over 250 points; Vedanta, M&M stocks gain

Sensex rallies over 250 points; Vedanta, M&M stocks gain

Out of 1,986 stocks traded on the NSE, 1,285 advanced, 334 declined and 367 remained unchanged today. Indian shares ended higher on Friday, led by banks, as early surveys forecast a victory for Prim...

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'Youthquake' named word of the year after revival during general election

'Youthquake' named word of the year after revival during general election

It is not unusual for dictionaries' words of the year to elicit a collective groan as critics bemoan the decision to jump on whatever linguistic bandwagon emerged in the last 12 months. "This past yea...

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Nazareth cancels Christmas celebrations over Trump's Israel decision

Nazareth cancels Christmas celebrations over Trump's Israel decision

Still, Nazareth is an important point on the Christian Christmas pilgrimage. "The decision [by Donald Trump about Jerusalem] has taken away the joy of the holiday, and we will thus cancel the festivit...

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Santa Ana winds fuel growing California wildfire

Santa Ana winds fuel growing California wildfire

Iverson had been a firefighter with Cal Fire since 2009. Jerry Brown expressed sorrow over Iverson's death. The Thomas Fire, covering 242,500 acres in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties , now c...

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United Kingdom lawmakers assert final say on Brexit

United Kingdom lawmakers assert final say on Brexit

In a tweet on the second day of an EU summit, EU chief Donald Tusk said EU leaders "agree to move on to the second phase" in Brexit talks and congratulated British Prime Minister Theresa May . It w...

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Ajinkya Rahane's father arrested after vehicle hits woman

Ajinkya Rahane's father arrested after vehicle hits woman

It has been reported that Madhukar's vehicle hit a 67-year-old woman near Kolhapur in Maharashtra. Ajinkya's father and family were travelling when they were involved in the accident. The woman, ide...

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European Union leaders extend sanctions against Russian Federation

European Union leaders extend sanctions against Russian Federation

The Council of the European Union is expected to adopt a formal decision in the coming days. Merkel told reporters afterwards the leaders had had an "intense discussion" on sanctions . "And more ...

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ATM out of order, tweets Bilawal as SC disqualifies Jahangir Tareen

ATM out of order, tweets Bilawal as SC disqualifies Jahangir Tareen

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb added to Aziz's statement and said the decision was not surprising. After the disqualification of former Prime Minister Nawaz Shar...

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Donald Trump wants to send man back to Moon, on to Mars

Donald Trump wants to send man back to Moon, on to Mars

Several big names in the space world were there as President Trump announced his plans , including former astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Harrison Schmitt who have been to the moon . He said that...

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Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma 'literally in heaven' post marriage

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma 'literally in heaven' post marriage

In the photo, Anushka shows off her ring, and the caption reads, "In heaven, literally". This new pic will make you go AWW! After the power couple exchanged marriage vows in Tuscany the internet...

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Aid group says at least 6700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

Aid group says at least 6700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

The two reporters were arrested under the Official Secrets Act, a colonial-era law which carries a maximum 14-year jail sentence. Reuters said Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been missing since late T...

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Victims identified in bus-train collision in France

Victims identified in bus-train collision in France

She said the train normally travels at 80 kph (50 mph) at that location. Investigators were working to determine the causes of the accident at the crossing in Millas . Twelve people were more light...

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Trump cuts red tape at White House event touting deregulation

Trump cuts red tape at White House event touting deregulation

According to Trump, those regulations that are in place do the job better than all of the other regulations, and they allow them to build and create jobs. U.S. President Donald Trump uses gold scisso...

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Rahul Gandhi focus on women's Bill in first event as Congress president-elect

Rahul Gandhi focus on women's Bill in first event as Congress president-elect

Alleging double standards, party communications in charge, Randeep Surjewala said while FIR was being registered against TV channels for showing Mr. Gandhi's interview, why no such action was being ta...

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PM Narendra Modi's mother votes in Gujarat election, prays for state's well-being

PM Narendra Modi's mother votes in Gujarat election, prays for state's well-being

The PM's "roadshow" earned the ire of the Opposition with a livid Congress launching a scathing attack on the Election Commission , accusing it of acting like a "captive puppet" of the BJP. Giving ...

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Trump Boasts of 'Screeching' Halt to Growth of Regulations

Trump Boasts of 'Screeching' Halt to Growth of Regulations

The White House believes their effort to remove two regulations for every new regulation is boosting the economy, which led Trump to boast about the 1,100 regulations that have been removed since the ...

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Iran Clash Over Yemen Highly Likely, Crisis Group Warns

Iran Clash Over Yemen Highly Likely, Crisis Group Warns

USA officials have seized on a series of missile strikes by a Yemeni rebel group against Saudi Arabia as an opportunity to intensify global pressure on Iran. "Iranian officials and military leaders ha...

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Supreme Court extends all Aadhaar linking deadlines to March 31

Supreme Court extends all Aadhaar linking deadlines to March 31

In an interim order, Chief Justice Dipak Misra modified the February 6 deadline for mobile linking to Aadhaar till March 31. The government had earlier set December 31 as the deadline for linkin...

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Rapper Chinx Drugz Murder Suspect Charged 2 Years After Drive-By

Rapper Chinx Drugz Murder Suspect Charged 2 Years After Drive-By

He was multiple times in the torso and taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. One the first anniversary of Chinx' death, his mother, Veronica Clinton, demanded answers from the rapper's...

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Thursday's Mashup: Dennis Rodman opens up on friendship with Kim Jong Un

Thursday's Mashup: Dennis Rodman opens up on friendship with Kim Jong Un

The shirt featured an image of Rodman standing between Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, which prompted Colbert to ask the basketball star about his recent visits to North Korea . It's alw...

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Heartwarming moment boy, 16, erupts with joy at Harvard acceptance

Heartwarming moment boy, 16, erupts with joy at Harvard acceptance

Among the slew of well-wishers from across the Twittersphere was Harvard alumnus and Brooklyn Nets basketball player Jeremy Lin. The Brooklyn Nets pointguard took to Twitter on Wednesday to congra...

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Russian delegation arrives in North Korea as Tillerson softens United States stance

Russian delegation arrives in North Korea as Tillerson softens United States stance

North Korea warned Thursday it would take "merciless self-defensive" measures should the United States enforce a naval blockade , which Pyongyang sees as "an act of war", the isolated nation's state ...

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Israel fears Gaza tensions will continue

Israel fears Gaza tensions will continue

Hamas terrorist tunnel exposed by the IDF penetrates into Israeli territory from the region of Khan Yunis (Facebook page of the IDF spokesman, December 10, 2017)Incitement on the dominant Palestinian ...

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Skeletal remains of 3 children found in Missoula shed still a mystery

Skeletal remains of 3 children found in Missoula shed still a mystery

The former tenant of the rental property had been evicted the previous week. Tanner, Alexander and Andrew Skelton were 5, 7 and 9 when they were last seen at their father's Morenci, Michigan, home i...

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Trump adviser Omarosa Manigault resigning post, White House says

Trump adviser Omarosa Manigault resigning post, White House says

Newman had what sometimes appeared to be an ambiguous role in the White House orbit. At that point Gen. Kelly was called back to the White House. Ryan's report has been corroborated by Wall Street...

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Down Syndrome Community Responds to Ohio Passing Abortion Law

Down Syndrome Community Responds to Ohio Passing Abortion Law

It makes it illegal for a doctor to knowingly abort a fetus diagnosed with or is likely to have Down syndrome from a prenatal test. The legislation would make performing abortions exclusively on th...

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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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