Africans join Muslims worldwide to celebrate 2018 Eid-ul Adha

The pilgrimage is required of all Muslims with the financial and physical means to perform it. Worshipers clad in their best clothes from Cairo to Dakar, Mogadishu to Abuja, Khartoum to Addis Ababa, Yaounde to Brazzaville and Harare to Windhoek are... More..

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Pentagon: China building bombers, training pilots for missions against U.S.
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Pentagon: China building bombers, training pilots for missions against U.S.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said the report is in "total disregard of facts" and "makes presumptuous and irresponsible comments on China's national defense". "We urge the U.S. side to abandon the...More..

For Flood-Hit Kerala, UAE Government Offers Rs 700 Crore Assistance
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

For Flood-Hit Kerala, UAE Government Offers Rs 700 Crore Assistance

It has been the largest rescue operation in the country's history involving the state administration, personnel of the armed and paramilitary forces and teeming volunteers. While the incessant rains and floods ...More..

Defense filing suggests Colorado girls were strangled
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Defense filing suggests Colorado girls were strangled

Rourke, who did not reveal a motive. Prosecutors held a press conference on Monday afternoon to announce what charges will be filed in the deaths of Shanann Watts and her two daughters. She was also 15 wee...More..

Turnbull breaks silence after ballot, confirms Peter Dutton's replacement
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Turnbull breaks silence after ballot, confirms Peter Dutton's replacement

The prime minister of Australia was fighting for his political life last night as conservative backbench MPs plotted to topple him. "Now there's a call for nominations". Given the short run up to this vote, the...More..

Leadership challenge: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declares spill, Peter Dutton nominates
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Leadership challenge: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declares spill, Peter Dutton nominates

The move came after Dutton visited Turnbull in the ministerial wing of Parliament House shortly before the formal meeting, clearing the way for a decision over the leadership as conservatives agitate for a chan...More..

Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership on knife edge following devastating poll
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership on knife edge following devastating poll

Turnbull has, "in a awful abrogation of leadership", given every backbencher the power of veto over government policy. "It's about policy and what we've got to get is a contest", Mr Abbott told reporters. Clima...More..

North Korea to host emotional family reunions
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

North Korea to host emotional family reunions

Han also broke down, rubbing her cheeks against theirs and holding their hands tightly. "When I fled during the war..." she began, choking back tears as if she were about to apologize for leaving them behind....More..

Canada Wildfire Smoke Produces Nighttime Scene in the Middle of the Day
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Canada Wildfire Smoke Produces Nighttime Scene in the Middle of the Day

The air quality level is expected to reach into unhealthy for sensitive groups. An air quality alert is also in place across Eastern Washington and North Idaho. Instead, Henderson said, people in areas with s...More..

White House counsel reported to be cooperating extensively with Mueller probe
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

White House counsel reported to be cooperating extensively with Mueller probe

President Trump is once again calling into question Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation probe, suggesting the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director is "just someone looking ...More..

by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Brief Korean reunions bring tears for separated families

Before leaving for North Korea, Lee said she wanted to ask her son "how he grew up without his mom and how his father raised him". The reunions are resuming after a three-year hiatus as the North accelerate...More..

'Terrorist' shot dead at Barcelona police station
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

'Terrorist' shot dead at Barcelona police station

A police spokesman refused to comment on local media reports that the man was from Algeria and had shouted " Allahu akbar " (God is greatest) during the attack. Officers searched the man's home, which was loc...More..

Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks

While stewing privately about Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein as "enemies. trying to stick the knife right in our groin ", not even Nixon tagged the lot of us, Soviet-style, as " enemies of the people ". The p...More..

by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Teen Seen Pushing Girl Off Bridge In Viral Video Now Facing Charges

Footage of the incident was uploaded to social media and quickly went viral. A Washington teenager was badly hurt when her friend pushed her off the bridge after she said she didn't want to jump. After the ...More..

Search operation ends in Genoa as, death toll rises to 43
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Search operation ends in Genoa as, death toll rises to 43

A small white coffin for a child, a poignant reminder of how young some of the victims were, was sprinkled with holy water by Genoa's Archbishop Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco. Other funerals will be held throughout ...More..

Shots Fired At US Embassy In Turkish Capital
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Shots Fired At US Embassy In Turkish Capital

Turkish media reports on Monday said shots were fired at a security booth outside the US Embassy in the capital, Ankara. USA administration had imposed sanctions and vows to do more against Turkey in the cas...More..

Turnbull 'holds crisis meeting' amid calls for Dutton to challenge leadership
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Turnbull 'holds crisis meeting' amid calls for Dutton to challenge leadership

A spokesman for Dutton said: 'Mr Dutton's legal advice clearly states there is no breach of Section 44'. Malcolm Turnbull says Peter Dutton has given him his "absolute support" amid reports of a possible le...More..

by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Korean families separated by war reunite after 65 years

Most of their families were driven apart during the 1950-53 Korean War, which ended in a ceasefire, not a peace treaty, leaving the Korean Peninsula still in a technical state of war. South Korea sees the separ...More..

Taliban take at least 100 people hostage, Afghanistan officials say
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Taliban take at least 100 people hostage, Afghanistan officials say

A senior official in Ghani's office said the "conditional" ceasefire would run for three months. That three day pause in the fighting saw thousands of insurgents pour into cities across Afghanistan to celeb...More..

British woman rescued 10 hours after falling off cruise ship in Croatia
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

British woman rescued 10 hours after falling off cruise ship in Croatia

After searching for the woman and contacting the Croatian coatguard, the Norwegian Star was delayed getting to Venice, its next port, where hundreds of passengers were waiting. "There is no overstating the abil...More..

NZ Minister for Women cycles to hospital to give birth
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

NZ Minister for Women cycles to hospital to give birth

This is it, wish us luck!,' Ms Genter wrote. Julie Anne Genter , 38, was accompanied by her partner as she rode her bike to Auckland city hospital as there "wasn't enough room in the car". Meanwhile, Eugenie...More..

by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Doctor says don't vacuum while wildfire smoke is in the air

Other nearby regions have been in the "very unhealthy" to "hazardous" range. There are now over 400 active wildfires in the province, emanating smoke that NASA says can be seen from satellites 1.5 million kil...More..

Deputy saves toddler from a hot auto in Florida
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Deputy saves toddler from a hot auto in Florida

Body camera footage released by the sheriff's office showed Dunn running while holding the girl in his arms. "Once the cold air hit her, I started noticing her eyes fluttering", he recalled. The footage captu...More..

UAE-based Indian tycoons extend help for Kerala flood victims
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

UAE-based Indian tycoons extend help for Kerala flood victims

With power and communication lines down, thousands remained trapped in towns and villages cut off by the floods amid growing shortages of food and water. Many panic-stricken flood victims have resorted to appea...More..

Fort Lauderdale airport shooter gets 5 life terms plus 120 years
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Fort Lauderdale airport shooter gets 5 life terms plus 120 years

Santiago, a 28-year-old Iraq war veteran with mental health problems, said nothing during his sentencing hearing. Esteban Santiago, 28, pleaded guilty in May to launching the attack near a baggage carousel at...More..

ICE: Man Detained Driving Pregnant Wife To Hospital Was Wanted For Murder
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

ICE: Man Detained Driving Pregnant Wife To Hospital Was Wanted For Murder

Maria del Carmen Venegas said she had to drive herself to the hospital for a scheduled Caesarean section after her husband, Joel Arrona Lara, was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE...More..

Rudy Giuliani Stuns NBC's Chuck Todd: 'Truth Isn't Truth'
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Rudy Giuliani Stuns NBC's Chuck Todd: 'Truth Isn't Truth'

The President's outside legal team for the special counsel investigation, which is headed up by Giuliani, replied to Mueller's proposal for terms of possible presidential testimony earlier this month, but the f...More..

Egypt Intelligence Chief arrives in Israel to finalise Gaza truce talks
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Egypt Intelligence Chief arrives in Israel to finalise Gaza truce talks

Abbas added that he believes the U.S.is trying to promote Gaza aid projects to serve its own interests. President Donald Trump has promised to pursue the "ultimate deal" between the Palestinians and Israel. T...More..

N. Korea announces relaunch of acrobatic, dance and gymnastic performance
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

N. Korea announces relaunch of acrobatic, dance and gymnastic performance

The U.S. penalized the three companies Wednesday, accusing them of helping North Korea avoid global sanctions. It said the Russian Profinet firm and its director provided port services at least six times to N...More..

Judge denies media request to publish names of Manafort jurors
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Judge denies media request to publish names of Manafort jurors

The judge presiding over Paul Manafort's federal fraud and tax crime trial said on Friday that he travels with the protection of US marshalls after receiving threats. Good for Judge Ellis. Jury lists are co...More..