Air India flight hits compound wall at Trichy Airport, all passengers safe

After the incident internal inquiry has been set up, pilot&co-pilot derostered till investigation is done. The pilot in command reported that aircraft systems were operating normally, however, diverting the flight to Mumbai was a precautionary meas... More..

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FBI Says Man Planned to Bomb National Mall on Election Day
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

FBI Says Man Planned to Bomb National Mall on Election Day

Paul Rosenfeld, 56, was arrested on Tuesday after the Department of Justice was tipped off by an unidentified person in Pennsylvania who claimed Rosenfeld sent text messages and letters stating that he "plann...More..

US Pastor to Be Released After Secret Turkey Deal
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

US Pastor to Be Released After Secret Turkey Deal

News reports, citing senior administration officials and an individual briefed on the matter, that "under an agreement recently reached with Turkey, Brunson is supposed to be released after certain charges ag...More..

Venezuela faces calls for probe after opposition activist dies in custody
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Venezuela faces calls for probe after opposition activist dies in custody

The country's chief prosecutor said that Alban killed himself Monday by leaping from the 10th floor of the state police agency's headquarters, where he was being held for alleged involvement in an global plot...More..

Interpol's former Chinese chief accused of bribery
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Interpol's former Chinese chief accused of bribery

Facilitating worldwide police cooperation among its 192 members in a world where crime is increasingly transnational and geopolitical relationships are fraught is tough. The revelation that Chinese authorities ...More..

Cyclone 'Titli' intensifies into very severe cyclonic storm, Odisha govt starts evacuation
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Cyclone 'Titli' intensifies into very severe cyclonic storm, Odisha govt starts evacuation

In Bangladesh , Titli is likely to move Northwestwards and has started crossing the coast, said a special bulletin of the Met office. Schools, colleges and anganwadi centres in the state remained closed ...More..

New migrants to be forced to live outside Sydney and Melbourne
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

New migrants to be forced to live outside Sydney and Melbourne

New migrants wanting to settle in Australia may soon face a big condition on their stay: Sydney and Melbourne will be off limits. "When someone is on a visa, we can easily place conditions on it". Terrill...More..

Bangladesh court sentences 19 to death over 2004 attack
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bangladesh court sentences 19 to death over 2004 attack

The security in and around the special tribunal in the capital, Dhaka , was beefed up anticipating protests from BNP leaders and activists. Hundreds more were injured in the 21 August 2004 blast as Sheikh H...More..

Malaysia To Abolish Death Penalty, Says Minister
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Malaysia To Abolish Death Penalty, Says Minister

And contrary to popular belief, the abolition of the death penalty does not lead to an increase in crime. More than 1,200 people are on death row in Malaysia, which mandates hanging as punishment for a wide r...More..

Chinese spy charged with trying to steal U.S. aviation trade secrets
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Chinese spy charged with trying to steal U.S. aviation trade secrets

The department also credited cooperation by GE Aviation in helping to bring Xu into U.S. custody. Xu remained in contact with the employee, and in February requested that the employee send specific proprietar...More..

After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

The aircraft mishap board is continuing its work and the U.S. Marine Corps will provide additional information when it becomes available". "The action to perform the inspection is driven from initial data fro...More..

Michael Bloomberg changes party affiliation, re-registers as Democrat
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Michael Bloomberg changes party affiliation, re-registers as Democrat

Bloomberg was previously a member of the Democratic party but switched in 2001 to run for NY mayor as a Republican. He later became an Independent. "At key points in USA history, one of the two parties has ...More..

Bride visits late fiancé’s grave on would have been their wedding day
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bride visits late fiancé’s grave on would have been their wedding day

Murphy, 27, was assisting at the scene of one auto crash on a November 2017 night when he was struck and killed by another motorist - also a volunteer firefighter, Fox 59 reported . Since the shoot, photos hav...More..

Mohammed Dewji kidnapped in Tanzania
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Mohammed Dewji kidnapped in Tanzania

Police have launched a manhunt into circumstances that led to the abduction of Mr Dewji who ranks as one of the richest Tanzanians at Colosseum Hotel as he walked into a gym. In 2013, he became the first Tanzan...More..

China legalises its secret mass internment camps for Uighur Muslim minority
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

China legalises its secret mass internment camps for Uighur Muslim minority

One of the new clauses added to Xinjiang's anti-extremism laws said the so-called training centres were meant to "educate and transform" detainees. "Governments above the county level can set up education and...More..

U.S. to evaluate Pakistan's bailout request on merit
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

U.S. to evaluate Pakistan's bailout request on merit

But in its latest World Economic Outlook , the International Monetary Fund cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019, saying trade policy tensions and the imposition of import tariffs are ...More..

Dem Group Files Kavanaugh Ethics Complaints, Sent to Circuit Court
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Dem Group Files Kavanaugh Ethics Complaints, Sent to Circuit Court

Circuit, where Kavanaugh served for 12 years before joining the high court. Roberts' letter was sent to Judge Timothy Tymkovich, the 10th Circuit's chief judge. "Say it loud, and say it clear: Kavanaugh's n...More..

Israel Defends Treatment of Detained US Student
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Israel Defends Treatment of Detained US Student

Dror Abend-David added that she was "someone who very much wanted to study worldwide relations in Israel to develop her own opinion on the conflict". An American student being held in Israel on subversion cha...More..

Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

From midnight on Saturday, weather experts have warned of yet more "heavy and persistent" rainfall across the city. The AA is advising motorists to reduce speed accordingly to improve their ability to maint...More..

Washington Post publishes possible last photo of missing Saudi journalist
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Washington Post publishes possible last photo of missing Saudi journalist

Khashoggi is seen in a surveillance photo published by the Washington Post entering the consulate where Turkish officials believe he was killed earlier this month. Erdogan was informed of the conclusions Sat...More..

Bill, Hillary Clinton to go on 'series of conversations' tour
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bill, Hillary Clinton to go on 'series of conversations' tour

A Clinton spokesman did not respond to a request for comment on how much the Clintons will be paid for the tour. Live Nation Entertainment describes the events as "joint on-stage conversations with the two ...More..

Indonesia to end search for thousands missing from quake and tsunami
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Indonesia to end search for thousands missing from quake and tsunami

At least 2,045 people have been confirmed dead and as many as 5,000 others are believed to be missing after a 7.5-magnitude natural disaster struck the coast of one of the Southeast Asian archipelago's largest ...More..

EU far-right leaders take on Brussels
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

EU far-right leaders take on Brussels

His words failed to reassure the market, with 10-year yields hitting a 4-1/2 year high IT10YT=RR , pushing the premium investors demand for holding the bonds over top-rated Germany paper to around 312 basis poi...More..

Top Trump Officials Talk with Saudi Crown Prince about Missing Journalist
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Top Trump Officials Talk with Saudi Crown Prince about Missing Journalist

No evidence of him leaving the consulate has been made public, but Turkish officials also have yet to provide evidence he was kidnapped or killed. But he left Saudi Arabia in 2017, fearing censorship and po...More..

Strong earthquakes strike Papua New Guinea and Bali
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Strong earthquakes strike Papua New Guinea and Bali

He added there was no damage in Rabaul, but officers were still waiting to hear from villages closer to the epicentre. The tremors comes after a 7.5-magnitude and subsequent tsunami struck off the Indonesian ...More..

Limo company operator has history as FBI informant
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Limo company operator has history as FBI informant

Cornett, the motel's manager, said they occasionally receive mail there related to the limo company, but that Hussain kept the vehicles at another location. "If there were Oscars for informants, he'd be on the ...More..

Christian bakers win court fight after rejecting gay marriage cake
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Christian bakers win court fight after rejecting gay marriage cake

Mr Lee, with support from Northern Ireland's Equality Commission, took the Christians to the county court and then at the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal, which sided with the complainant alleging the McArth...More..

Pope meets top US cardinal in shadow of abuse scandal
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Pope meets top US cardinal in shadow of abuse scandal

McCarrick of Washington . The letter , addressed to Archbishop Vigano but identified as an open letter to the faithful, marked an extraordinary and decisive end to the official Vatican silence about the clai...More..

Updated***Tropical Storm Michael threatens Panhandle, Big Bend
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Updated***Tropical Storm Michael threatens Panhandle, Big Bend

Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft observations from the evening forecast showed that the center of the storm has re-formed further northeast closer to the deepest convection, as Michael finishes inges...More..

Pipeline explosion expected to increase prices at the pump
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Pipeline explosion expected to increase prices at the pump

There have been no reports of injuries and the damage was limited to the pipeline itself, Mounties said. "About 70 per cent of customers could be impacted here", said Douglas Stout, vice-president of external...More..