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United Nations blames hate posts on Facebook for Rohingya crisis

United Nations blames hate posts on Facebook for Rohingya crisis

The UN has been denied access to Rahkine since late a year ago, so both Yee and the fact-finding mission have been forced to conduct their investigations in Cox's Bazaar in Bangladesh, where hundreds ...

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Rex Tillerson out as Secretary of State

Rex Tillerson out as Secretary of State

Both the new secretary of state and Central Intelligence Agency director will have to be confirmed by the Senate. Thanking Mr Tillerson for his service on Twitter, Mr Trump said the new state secret...

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Relief as Supreme Court indefinitely extends Aadhaar's mandatory linkage

Relief as Supreme Court indefinitely extends Aadhaar's mandatory linkage

At present the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail these benefits is March 31. On 7 March, the Supreme Court directed the CBSE not to make Aadhaar number mandatory for enrolment...

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SBI reduces charges for non-maintenance of average minimum balance

SBI reduces charges for non-maintenance of average minimum balance

The charges for non-maintenance of AMB for clients in Metro and Urban centers have been diminished from a greatest of Rs 50 every month to Rs 15 every month. Interestingly, while SBI provided relief t...

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Trump Bumps Pompeo Up To State, Picks New CIA Director — REXIT

Trump Bumps Pompeo Up To State, Picks New CIA Director — REXIT

Donald Trump has fired his Secretary of State hours after Rex Tillerson backed the UK's claim that the Salisbury nerve agent attack was "highly likely" to have originated in Russian Federation. Trump ...

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CRPF Jawans Dead & 6 Injured in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

CRPF Jawans Dead & 6 Injured in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Describing the attack as "cowardly", the Chief Minister said naxals hit the CRPF vehicle with an improvised explosive device (IED) because their identity diminished due to development work in the stat...

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Two hospitalized after 'suspicious package' sent to Muslim Labour MP

Two hospitalized after 'suspicious package' sent to Muslim Labour MP

Police were called into the parliamentary estate yesterday after a letter was sent to a politician, believed to be Mohammad Yasin, Labour MP for Bedford. "No reported injuries. Enquiries continue"....

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Manchester United Twitter account defends Jose Mourinho in Marcus Rashford row

Manchester United Twitter account defends Jose Mourinho in Marcus Rashford row

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford insists that he doesn't expect Jose Mourinho to explain his prolonged absence from the squad. Liverpool need to become "more streetwise", says John Aldridg...

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Missouri Tigers return to NCAA Tournament for first time since 2013

Missouri Tigers return to NCAA Tournament for first time since 2013

Wins over Clemson, North Carolina and Florida impressed the Selection Committee, though, so the Noles are in the field of 68. Confetti rained from the heavens and streamers snaked through the air on...

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Afghanistan Through To Super Sixes In WC Qualifiers

Afghanistan Through To Super Sixes In WC Qualifiers

The three teams, and Netherlands, make up the bottom two of both groups. Mar 13, 2018-Young Rohit Kumar Paudel forged a match-winning partnership with Sompal Kami to hand Nepal victory over Hong ...

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China asks United Nations, global community to respect PH sovereignty

China asks United Nations, global community to respect PH sovereignty

He needs to submit himself to some sort of psychiatric examination. "This son of a b****, stupid chief of (UN Human Rights Council)., they were irked because (my advice to the police is), 'Do not an...

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Deterrence and diplomacy are the only options for North Korea

Deterrence and diplomacy are the only options for North Korea

It has also proposed a "suspension-for-suspension" plan in which the United States , South Korea and Japan freeze military drills in return for North Korea halting its nuclear and missile tests. ...

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US Defence Secretary Mattis arrives in Kabul on unannounced visit

US Defence Secretary Mattis arrives in Kabul on unannounced visit

Mattis told reporters before landing in Kabul on an unannounced visit that there was interest in reaching a settlement "that we've picked up from the Taliban side". In January, Taliban gunmen stormed ...

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Palestinian PM unhurt after explosion in Gaza

Palestinian PM unhurt after explosion in Gaza

Hamdallah arrived in the blockaded strip for a short visit on Tuesday, accompanied by intelligence chief Majd Faraj. He said in the address that three cars were damaged. Hamas won parliamentary electi...

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Top Republican Ryan leads GOP backlash against Trump tariffs

Top Republican Ryan leads GOP backlash against Trump tariffs

Flake has not said he's running for president in 2020 but has refused to rule out such a move, even while acknowledging he probably couldn't get renominated for Senate in his home state. "I think the ...

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Trudeau waiting to see if Canada gets exemption from new USA tariffs

He said the tariffs would also hurt the USA auto industry and result in higher costs for consumers on both sides of the border. Section 232 of the U.S. President Donald Trump has signed proclamation...

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RS adjourned till 2 pm due to uproar over various issues

RS adjourned till 2 pm due to uproar over various issues

He questioned the provision of seizing assets of an accused before he was proven guilty. Soon after this, the House was adjourned. Monday was the sixth consecutive day when the House witnessed bedlam....

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Kim Talks: South Korea solicits Russia, China support

Kim Talks: South Korea solicits Russia, China support

US Cabinet officials are moving to calm expectations and urge patience. 'But the important thing is the diplomatic work that has to go in before such a meeting. In recent years, however, relations b...

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Price of crude oil climbs in worldwide market

Price of crude oil climbs in worldwide market

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 68 cents , or 1.1 per cent, to settle at $US61.36 per barrel. The split, apparently, stems from Saudi Arabia's insistence that crude oil should b...

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Japan calls for North Korean steps toward denuclearization

Japan calls for North Korean steps toward denuclearization

His visit is part of Seoul's efforts to rally support for the recent breakthroughs in bringing the North to talks and to get other key stakeholders including China, Russia and Japan on board. Relation...

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Notre Dame women earn #1 seed for NCAA Tournament

Notre Dame women earn #1 seed for NCAA Tournament

One interesting part of the bracket is that UConn and last year's title victor, South Carolina, landed in the same regional and could face each other in a regional final in Albany, N.Y. Oregon, So...

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Tucson area bride arrested for DUI on way to her wedding

Tucson area bride arrested for DUI on way to her wedding

Marana, Arizona police say a bride-to-be was taken into custody on Monday morning for driving under the influence. The alleged drunk driving incident, which involved a three-car collision, occurred at...

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Hillary: America Doesn't Deserve Trump as President

Hillary: America Doesn't Deserve Trump as President

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said that US President Donald Trump has a bromance going on with Russian President Vladimir Putin. During the 2017 Professional Business Women o...

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Battling Swift Current, Divers Had to Cut Passengers from Helicopter Harnesses

Battling Swift Current, Divers Had to Cut Passengers from Helicopter Harnesses

Nigro and Police Commissioner James O'Neill said the rescue operation Sunday took place in a 4 miles per hour current in water about 50 feet (15 meters) deep, under challenging conditions. "It was a...

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5 things to know about Mizzou's first-round opponent in NCAA Tournament

5 things to know about Mizzou's first-round opponent in NCAA Tournament

State as the 9 while MU - indeed a No. 8 seed - was assigned to Nashville to play Florida State in a West Regional game. The 68-team NCAA Tournament field is set, and for the second consecutive ...

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$560M Powerball victor can remain anonymous, NH judge rules

$560M Powerball victor can remain anonymous, NH judge rules

The New Hampshire Lottery Commission says it respects a judge's decision to let a woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth almost $560 million keep her identity private. Should her identity be reveal...

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Nazi Known As 'Bookkeeper Of Auschwitz' Dies Before Serving Time

Nazi Known As 'Bookkeeper Of Auschwitz' Dies Before Serving Time

Groening was pursued through the courts following a landmark case that allowed prosecution for aiding and abetting the Nazis. "He helped the Nazi regime benefit economically, and supported the syste...

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Donald Trump Jr. says GOP candidate will help father

Donald Trump Jr. says GOP candidate will help father

Republican Rep. Tim Murphy represented the district from 2003 until this year. In 24 consecutive special House elections, the party defending the vacant district has been victorious, according to da...

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Iowa state senator Bill Dix caught kissing lobbyist in bar

Iowa state senator Bill Dix caught kissing lobbyist in bar

The woman was identified as a lobbyist for Iowa League of Cities , an organization that seeks to sway legislation at the state Capitol. Neither Dix nor the lobbyist responded to requests for commen...

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Rajya Sabha polls: BJP fields Narayan Rane, Rahatkar

Rajya Sabha polls: BJP fields Narayan Rane, Rahatkar

Former home minister Rajni Patel has also filed his nomination as a back-up candidate for BJP . Besides Chaturvedi, senior leaders such as Suresh Pachauri, former Mahila Congress chief Shobha Oza a...

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