UN envoy invites Yemen's warring parties to talks on Sept 6

The attack also damaged the Al-Thawra hospital, Yemen's largest, on which hundreds of thousands of people rely, according to a United Nations official. The Saudi-led coalition has not yet confirmed that it was responsible for the air strike. A miss... More..

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Accountant of former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort testifies on falsified documents
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Accountant of former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort testifies on falsified documents

One member of the jury nodded in apparent agreement when US District Judge TS Ellis cut off the prosecution's questioning to ask her if she was afraid of being prosecuted herself. ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - On Fr...More..

Prince Harry's former auto can be yours for a mere £71K
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Prince Harry's former auto can be yours for a mere £71K

Meghan Markle , Duchess of Sussex, could go out wearing a bin liner with a fascinator on her head and she'd still look better than you or I. The luxury auto was used by Harry to transport Meghan Markle on t...More..

Butina's testimony before senators not to be released to the media
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Butina's testimony before senators not to be released to the media

Butina testified before the panel behind closed doors earlier this year about Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election. In a voice vote Wednesday, the Senate allowed the committee to provide t...More..

US President Donald Trump Lambasts News Media At Rally
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

US President Donald Trump Lambasts News Media At Rally

Sanders pointed out that President Trump has "made his position known", before the CNN senior White House correspondent interrupted - resulting in Sanders and Acosta talking over each other. "The tense ...More..

Staff member at facility for migrant children arrested for allegedly molesting minor
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Staff member at facility for migrant children arrested for allegedly molesting minor

Negrete entered the teen's bedroom and kissed her on the lips, but the girl was able to get away, the victim told police. According to officials, surveillance video from that night shows Negrete approaching the...More..

Suspect in Bush's doctor's death killed himself
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Suspect in Bush's doctor's death killed himself

Joseph James Pappas , 62, should be considered armed, unsafe and possibly suicidal, Houston police chief Art Acevedo said at a news conference yesterday. Described as a former friend of the suspect, the s...More..

AMBER ALERT issued for 12-year-old girl abducted at Reagan Airport
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

AMBER ALERT issued for 12-year-old girl abducted at Reagan Airport

Ma was believed to be in extreme danger after she was last seen Thursday leaving the airport around 8 a.m. The FBI is now leading the investigation. The Airport Authority says the 12-year-old is 4 feet, 11 ...More..

No kidding: Dozens of goats chow down in Idaho neighborhood
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

No kidding: Dozens of goats chow down in Idaho neighborhood

Residents say the 118 adult and baby goats first showed up on Summerwind Drive off of Five Mile Road at about 7 a.m. "Nobody has a clue where they came from....updates to follow", local KTVB reporter Joe Par...More..

Danish women wear burkas in protest over ban
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Danish women wear burkas in protest over ban

The woman was told she would receive a fine of 1,000 kroner (Dh570) in the post, and was told to either remove her veil or leave the public space. They also told her to either remove her veil or leave the publi...More..

United States judge: Progress to reunite migrant families 'unacceptable'
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

United States judge: Progress to reunite migrant families 'unacceptable'

A federal judge, government officials and activists are trying to figure out how to handle them - and the administration offered its ante in court papers, saying the American Civil Liberties Union should "use t...More..

Protests in Iran as US sanctions loom
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Protests in Iran as US sanctions loom

A State Department official confirmed Francis Fannon, assistant secretary of state at the US Bureau of Energy Resources, was recently in China to discuss Iranian sanctions . Iranian President Hassan Rouhani...More..

Deputy Hamas leader returns to Gaza after eight years of exile
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Deputy Hamas leader returns to Gaza after eight years of exile

However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called off a planned trip to South America and scheduled a meeting of his security Cabinet for Sunday to monitor Gaza developments. Friday's protes...More..

Trump keeps up attack against billionaire Charles Koch
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Trump keeps up attack against billionaire Charles Koch

Mr. Trump tweeted Tuesday that the two free-market evangelists "have become a total joke in real Republican circles , are against Strong Borders and Powerful Trade". Some Trump loyalists were furious at percei...More..

Russian Federation: 18 dead after helicopter crashes in northern Siberia
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Russian Federation: 18 dead after helicopter crashes in northern Siberia

There were 15 passengers and three crew aboard. The second helicopter landed safely, it added said. A well-informed official in the law enforcement agencies told TASS the helicopter had taken off from the t...More..

Minority leaders express support for Israel’s new nation-state law
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Minority leaders express support for Israel’s new nation-state law

The U.S. administration has asked the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for "clarification" of a controversial "Jewish Nation-State" law, Israel's Channel 10 reported on Thursday. That claus...More..

Hot, dusty and on fire: Portugal's heatwave breaks records
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Hot, dusty and on fire: Portugal's heatwave breaks records

Emergency services have issued a red alert, placing extra services such as medical staff and firefighters on standby until Sunday. UAE residents heading to Europe to escape the heat should be prepared for r...More..

Hundreds march against 'burqa ban' in Denmark
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Hundreds march against 'burqa ban' in Denmark

No incidents were reported , and a spokesman for the Copenhagen police said they did not plan to fine protesters who had violated the ban. For violation of this prohibition, the law provides a fine of one ...More..

Ivanka Trump: Migrant family separation a 'low point' in White House
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Ivanka Trump: Migrant family separation a 'low point' in White House

She also made the move after controversy over a jacket she chose to wear during the scandal which said, 'I really don't care. Unlike Donald, Ivanka does "not feel that the media is the enemy of the people "....More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Airstrikes in Yemen leave at least 28 dead

Rebel-run media outlets have accused the coalition of carrying out Thursday's attacks in Hodeida. On Thursday medics and witnesses said at least 20 people were killed in an air strike at the entrance to a hos...More..

Rising Winds Forecast For Northern California Wildfire Zones
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Rising Winds Forecast For Northern California Wildfire Zones

Following years of drought and a summer of record-breaking heat, enormous tracts of forests, chaparral and grasslands have become tinder that allows even a small spark to explode into a devouring blaze, authori...More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

United States sanctions Russia's Agrosoyuz bank for North Korea dealings

The move escalates the Trump administration's "maximum pressure" campaign to press Pyongyang to eliminate its nuclear-weapons program. The experts said North Korean diplomats also continue to play "a key role...More..

Investigators will never know why Stephen Paddock carried out Las Vegas massacre
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Investigators will never know why Stephen Paddock carried out Las Vegas massacre

Paddock left no manifesto or "even a note to answer questions" about his motive for a rampage that killed 58 people and injured more than 800 others, Lombardo said. High-rollers like Paddock are often given cre...More..

Youngest woman convicted of plotting UK terror attack jailed
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Youngest woman convicted of plotting UK terror attack jailed

Judge Mark Dennis QC sentenced Boular to life imprisonment with a minimum of 13 years at the Old Bailey on Friday - making her the last member of Britain's first all-women terror cell to be jailed. When she was...More..

China stands its ground after Trump amps up tariff threats
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

China stands its ground after Trump amps up tariff threats

China's Finance Ministry accused the Trump administration of damaging the global economy after the USA proposed increasing duties on $200 billion of Chinese goods in the second round of a dispute over technol...More..

US, Mexico move closer to deal on autos content rules
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

US, Mexico move closer to deal on autos content rules

That clearly, within the component of 100 per cent of an automobile made in (the NAFTA zone), a percentage, it could be about 35 to 40 per cent, is made in a high-salary zone". Canadian trade negotiator Colin B...More..

No-deal Brexit is tragedy for Europe, Jeremy Hunt tells French
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

No-deal Brexit is tragedy for Europe, Jeremy Hunt tells French

May and her ministers are scrambling to forge agreements with each of the EU's 27 member states after a week which saw her already fragile "Chequers plan" for Brexit knocked back by Brussels chief negotiator ...More..

Denmark bans face veils in public
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Denmark bans face veils in public

Few Muslim women in Denmark wear the full face veils. When the ban came into force on Wednesday, Denmark became the latest European country to prohibit wearing the niqab , a garment which is linked t...More..

Trump shutdown threat falls flat in Congress fixated on avoiding budget battle
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump shutdown threat falls flat in Congress fixated on avoiding budget battle

White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley told reporters that he discussed the issue with the president. The Republican congressional leaders are hoping to avoid any controversial political matters bef...More..

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting kicks off amid rising protectionism
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting kicks off amid rising protectionism

Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah also noted the fact that Asean and China agreed to the single text is an "important step forward". "I am pleased to announce yet another milestone in the COC (cod...More..