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Sri Lanka speaker defies president as MP tells of defection cash offer

Sri Lanka speaker defies president as MP tells of defection cash offer

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Sri Lanka s president on Friday to allow parliament to vote on the appointment of a prime minister to end a political crisis in the Indian Ocean n...

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U.S. mid-terms: Twitter deletes anti-voting bots

U.S. mid-terms: Twitter deletes anti-voting bots

Twitter has deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday's U.S. midterms, many which wrongly appeared to be from Democrats. The collabora...

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Eight children injured as fairground inflatable slide collapses at fireworks display

Eight children injured as fairground inflatable slide collapses at fireworks display

Surrey Police had previously tweeted: "We've evacuated Woking Park this evening, where people were gathering for the fireworks celebrations, following the collapse of the Helter Skelter at the fairg...

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Dozens of Yemeni rebels killed in Red Sea port city: Medics

Dozens of Yemeni rebels killed in Red Sea port city: Medics

After UN-backed peace talks collapsed in September, the coalition announced it was relaunching an assault on Hodeida. "My objective is to appeal to the parties to the conflict to understand that the...

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Michael Cohen Says Trump Repeatedly Made Racist Remarks

Michael Cohen Says Trump Repeatedly Made Racist Remarks

Michael Cohen has signaled recently in tweets and random comments to the media that he is no longer President Donald Trump's most loyal defender. "We were going from the airport to the hotel, and...

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President Trump rallies for Mike Braun at Southport High School

President Trump rallies for Mike Braun at Southport High School

Trump has sought at his rallies to leverage his popularity with his base supporters to help the GOP expand its slim 51-49 majority in the U.S. Senate . He also said almost 100 percent of the heroin i...

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Mayor of Utah city killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

Mayor of Utah city killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

RS also said the incident was under investigation. A statement from a spokeswoman for the NATO-led Operation Resolute Support says the attacker was a member of the Afghan security forces and that ...

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Kemp, Abrams denounce racist robocall

Kemp, Abrams denounce racist robocall

Abrams would be the first black female governor in American history, and she's sought the post as an unapologetic liberal trying to draw new voters to the polls and prove that Georgia's growth and...

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Afghan government controlling fewer districts, says SIGAR

Afghan government controlling fewer districts, says SIGAR

This quarter, Afghan government control or influence of its districts reached the lowest level (55.5%) since SIGAR began tracking district control in November 2015, while control or influence over the...

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Jamal Khashoggi murder: Turkish official claims body was dismembered and then ‘dissolved’

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Turkish official claims body was dismembered and then ‘dissolved’

The president seemed to reject criticism that Turkey's leaking of information about the killing to journalists reflects ill will toward Saudi Arabia during a period of tumultuous relations . Saud...

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Brett Kavanaugh Rape Accuser Admits She Made Up Her Story

Brett Kavanaugh Rape Accuser Admits She Made Up Her Story

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has referred another person to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for making false accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh - and this woman admitted s...

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Boko Haram attack kills 8 in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram attack kills 8 in northeast Nigeria

A civilian JTF operative, Solomon Yohanna, said the security operatives on ground had engaged about 200 insurgents, but had to retreat. Boko Haram fighters arrived in seven trucks late on Wednesda...

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Tigress Avni Shot Dead in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal; Locals Celebrate

Tigress Avni Shot Dead in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal; Locals Celebrate

The tigress was shot down by sharp shooter Nawab Shafath Ali Khan's son Asghar. Wildlife activist and medico Jerryl A. Banait, who had filed a public interest litigation jointly with NGO Earth Briga...

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Bonfire Night 2018: fireworks displays and events in Skegness

Bonfire Night 2018: fireworks displays and events in Skegness

Organisers of this event at the club, on Station View in Harrogate, have thanked the "fantastic" local business which have supported the display this year. Gates open 5pm; fireworks from 7pm. Entrance...

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The President Wants To Alter The Constitution And Ignore International Law

The President Wants To Alter The Constitution And Ignore International Law

The original Constitution never defined American citizenship. It's ridiculous indeed, and a legal loophole being exploited for long, that some women visit America for the sole objective to give birt...

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Illegal immigrants to be apprehended and would not be released: Donald Trump

Illegal immigrants to be apprehended and would not be released: Donald Trump

Trump insisted to reporters the asylum plan would be legal. "What they did to Mexican military is disgrace". The comments seemed to de-escalate remarks he made Thursday at a White House press con...

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All asylum seeker children to leave Nauru: Brandis

All asylum seeker children to leave Nauru: Brandis

The detention facility on Nauru has been used to detain asylum seekers who attempted to come to Australia by boat since 2012. Today , he claimed criticism of poor living conditions among the would-...

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Plane crash in Indonesia: rescuers have found the body of the aircraft

Plane crash in Indonesia: rescuers have found the body of the aircraft

Search and rescue efforts are still underway to find possible survivors. The black box could provide clues to what happened after the still-new plane lost contact with ground staff just 13 minutes a...

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Medical cannabis now on prescription in UK

Medical cannabis now on prescription in UK

Billy Caldwell , 13, of Castlederg, Co Tyrone, hit the headlines during the campaign. Earlier this year, he received national attention when his medicinal cannabis was confiscated by the UK Home ...

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Report says internet freedom across the globe is on the decline

Report says internet freedom across the globe is on the decline

Abramowitz said in a statement, which accompanied the online release this week of the group's "2018 Freedom on the Net " report. According to the "Freedom of the Net" 2018 report, of the 65 nations...

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Whoops! Mike Pence's Hollywood Slam Backfires In 'The Hollywood Of The South'

Whoops! Mike Pence's Hollywood Slam Backfires In 'The Hollywood Of The South'

I've earned the right to think for myself. He is campaigning against Mr. Trump's agenda and Republican candidates less than two years after he left office, a departure from a historical norm in wh...

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Two dead, multiple wounded in USA yoga studio shooting

Two dead, multiple wounded in USA yoga studio shooting

One of the victims was pistol-whipped, police said. Officials say the suspected gun man has died due to an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. During a media briefing Friday night, Tallahassee Poli...

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Turkey: Highest level of Saudi govt ordered writer’s slaying

Turkey: Highest level of Saudi govt ordered writer’s slaying

The crown prince stated Khashoggi was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, prior to Saudi Arabia formally acknowledging it was responsible for the journalist's death. The remarks represented the firs...

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Khashoggi's fiancee asks Trump to press Saudis for his body

The kingdom has faced intensifying global pressure to be transparent about the death of Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post who was a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ....

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Buhari Congratulates Brazil's Bolsonaro On Election Victory

Buhari Congratulates Brazil's Bolsonaro On Election Victory

The move, part of the incoming government's push to cut spending, has drawn sharp criticism as it could endanger the Amazon region, the largest tropical rainforest in the world and home to plant and a...

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Nigerian army posts Trump video to justify shooting Shiites

Nigerian army posts Trump video to justify shooting Shiites

It's caption was simple: "Please Watch and Make your Deductions". The Nigerian military said three protesters were killed, but the toll appears to have been much higher. The Nigerian Army has defend...

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Two New Polls Show Blackburn Leading Bredesen in TN Senate Race

Two New Polls Show Blackburn Leading Bredesen in TN Senate Race

She concluded her statement by mentioning, "Never in my life have I heard of people interrupting a moment of silence". Referring to his Republican opponent Marsha Blackburn, Taylor went on to say th...

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#MeToo: MJ Akbar raped me, alleges former Asian Age journalist

#MeToo: MJ Akbar raped me, alleges former Asian Age journalist

Gogoi, who was born in Shillong in northeastern India and now resides in the USA, wrote that Akbar sexually harassed and later raped her when she worked at The Asian Age over two decades ago whe...

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Video shows woman knocking out bouncer over mistaken butt grab

Video shows woman knocking out bouncer over mistaken butt grab

Surveillance video from inside Five1Eight nightclub in Plattsburgh shows Kierah LaGrave, 22, putting the bouncer in a chokehold and forcefully yanking his neck from behind. When she turns around, the ...

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Saudi Arabia executes maid who killed her boss during alleged rape attack

Saudi Arabia executes maid who killed her boss during alleged rape attack

She said she was acting in self-defense and that he had been sexually abusing her. Tuti Tursilawati was executed on Monday in the city of Taif, Indonesia's foreign ministry said, seven years after...

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