People

French citizen in Jerusalem arrested over weapons smuggling

French citizen in Jerusalem arrested over weapons smuggling

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested that Abbas was starting to lose his marbles. "The ambassador, David Friedman, said they're building on their own land. A French consular employee ...

by · People
European Union urged to impose new sanctions against Iran

European Union urged to impose new sanctions against Iran

Czech foreign minister Martin Stropnický took part in a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday, where the United Kingdom was expected to update its partners on the alleged u...

by · People
Russian Federation reduces expenses for defence, - Putin

Russian Federation reduces expenses for defence, - Putin

Mr. Putin's victory, which comes at a time when his relations with the West are on a hostile trajectory, will extend his political dominance of Russian Federation by six years to 2024. Mr Putin extend...

by · People
66 air passengers killed in plane crash

66 air passengers killed in plane crash

The Aseman Airlines plane , en route from Tehran into the metropolitan town of Yasuj, came close to the city of Semirom in Isfahan province. 1, 2006, an Iran Air Tours Tupolev 154M aircraft, whic...

by · People
Kushner Cos. Profited By False Filings On NYC Real Estate, Report Says

Kushner Cos. Profited By False Filings On NYC Real Estate, Report Says

According to the group, Housing Rights Initiative , paperwork for renovations at 34 buildings falsely indicated that the properties contained no rent-stabilized units, which led to the apartments in ...

by · People
Xi greets Putin on election as Russian president

Xi greets Putin on election as Russian president

Nearly 55.5 million of voters supported his candidacy in the election that took place on Sunday paving the way for Putin , 65, to lead the country until 2024 after which he is constitutionally oblige...

by · People
Britain takes 'decisive step' towards Brexit deal - but not without controversy

Britain takes 'decisive step' towards Brexit deal - but not without controversy

A weekend of intensive talks, however, has broken the deadlock - for now. She said keeping Northern Ireland under European Union trade rules would isolate the province from the mainland. The pound...

by · People
The NSW Rural Fire Service Issues An Asbestos Warning For Tathra

The NSW Rural Fire Service Issues An Asbestos Warning For Tathra

More than 70 buildings have been destroyed on the NSW coastal town of Tathra while 18 homes have been razed in multiple fires across south-western Victoria. "It was just to see what happened - they we...

by · People

ACLU: White House Nondisclosure Agreements 'Unconstitutional'

It also prohibits "works of fiction" that mention government operations or are based on confidential information. "This is so ridiculously excessive, so laughably unconstitutional", she wrote , "tha...

by · People
Pakistan cricketer turned politician Khan marries 3rd time

Pakistan cricketer turned politician Khan marries 3rd time

Imran Khan had married Reham years after his divorce with British Jemima Goldsmith which did not last. Khan said he had proposed marriage to Manika but denied reports that he had secretly Wednesd...

by · People
Clinton: 'I Meant No Disrespect' With Trump Voter Comments

Clinton: 'I Meant No Disrespect' With Trump Voter Comments

Clinton made headlines last week after attacking Trump supporters while promoting her book in India, where she basically said the 61 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump hate women and ...

by · People
US, South Korea to resume joint drills on April 1

US, South Korea to resume joint drills on April 1

South Korea's Defense Ministry announced the drills on Tuesday and said their scale will be same as usual. The United Nations Command has notified Pyongyang on the schedule as well as "the defens...

by · People
Putin cruises to landslide election win

Putin cruises to landslide election win

Peskov strongly denied Russian responsibility in the March 4 attack. They gathered widespread examples of apparent voting violations in Sunday's vote, but it's unlikely to seriously damage Putin giv...

by · People
Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Lee

Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Lee

SEOUL-South Korean prosecutors have requested an arrest warrant for ex-President Lee Myung-bak over allegations of bribery, embezzlement and other charges, officials said Monday. The case resurfaced i...

by · People
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Elected For Second Term

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Elected For Second Term

The session also saw the election of Wang Qishan as the vice president of China , and Li Zhanshu as the chairman of NPC Standing Committee. China aims to expand its economy by around 6.5 percent ...

by · People
Sri Lanka lifts nationwide state of emergency

Sri Lanka lifts nationwide state of emergency

The notification was issued after President Sirisena's return from a six-day official visit to Japan. The emergency was initially declared for one month, but if the President wanted it continued bey...

by · People
Saudi prince makes first visit to USA, seeks more cooperation

Saudi prince makes first visit to USA, seeks more cooperation

The 32-year-old crown prince is seeking opportunities to help translate his proposed reforms into realities, including advancements in public health and investments in the tech and film industries. "S...

by · People
Report says Facebook security chief to leave

Report says Facebook security chief to leave

After his day-to-day responsibilities were reassigned to others in December, he announced his intentions to leave, but was asked to remain on through August, according to today's Times report. He is...

by · People
Stuart Broad 'ready to do some damage' against New Zealand

Stuart Broad 'ready to do some damage' against New Zealand

I should be bowling his first 30 balls. It gives everyone else a good lift, and obviously him being at slip for me, he's very good in that position. If Stokes is unable to bowl then England are li...

by · People
Govt mismanaged Jammu and Kashmir: Manmohan Singh slams Modi for Poonch attack

Govt mismanaged Jammu and Kashmir: Manmohan Singh slams Modi for Poonch attack

Encouraging the party workers and the instrumental role of the same in winning elections, he told Rahul Gandhi that if he could unite the party workers, then he will be able to wave tri-color at the...

by · People
Putin rides to victory on apathy and indifference

Putin rides to victory on apathy and indifference

Mr Putin, 65, won a record fourth term to extend his 18-year-rule until 2024 with nearly 77 per cent of the vote, the highest ever score in a Russian presidential election , according to near-final...

by · People
Informal meeting useful to carry forward WTO mandate: Roberto Azevedo

Informal meeting useful to carry forward WTO mandate: Roberto Azevedo

Ahead of a meeting of over 40 countries, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Monday warned of escalation of trade tensions following recent U.S. decision to increase tariffs and urged members to w...

by · People
First Lawsuit Filed In FIU Bridge Collapse

First Lawsuit Filed In FIU Bridge Collapse

It clarifies that FIU did not yet own the bridge "because it was still under construction" and names the key stakeholders, but does not yet reveal what was happening at the time of the collapse "becau...

by · People
Xi Jinping begins second term as China's President

Xi Jinping begins second term as China's President

There has also been pushback against Mr Xi's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to build infrastructure along trade routes linking China to Europe, with countries like Germany regarding it as way for Ch...

by · People
D'oh! Driver presents Homer Simpson license to police

D'oh! Driver presents Homer Simpson license to police

Not if you want to evade detection, anyway. A unidentified male driver was stopped by police in Milton Keynes , Buckinghamshire, this week and presented the officer with the licence, featuring the...

by · People
Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russia, exit poll shows

Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russia, exit poll shows

Putin's previous Kremlin term was marked by a crackdown on the opposition after huge protests, the Ukraine conflict, military intervention in Syria and the introduction of Western sanctions that contr...

by · People
MNS Chief Raj Thackeray calls for 'Modi-mukt Bharat' by 2019

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray calls for 'Modi-mukt Bharat' by 2019

While extending MNS support for Ram temple, MNS leader said, "My objection is to their design and politics". "Ram Mandir should be built, but it should not be used as an election plank to divide the...

by · People
Key BJP ally skips event to mark first year of Yogi govt

Key BJP ally skips event to mark first year of Yogi govt

Earlier on Sunday, MNS chief Raj Thackeray launched a scathing attack on PM Narendra Modi calling for a 'Modi Mukt Bharat and union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that BJP needs to study carefully h...

by · People
Federal judges reject Republican challenge to Pennsylvania district maps

Federal judges reject Republican challenge to Pennsylvania district maps

Simandle for the District of New Jersey - all were appointed by Republican presidents and confirmed with bipartisan Senate support. A federal court has ruled against Republicans challenging a redra...

by · People
Hyperbole and Half-Truths Fill the Air After Nomination of Mike Pompeo

Hyperbole and Half-Truths Fill the Air After Nomination of Mike Pompeo

A senior administration official said the President made the decision to replace Tillerson in order to have a new team in place in advance of the upcoming summit and trade negotiations with North Kore...

by · People