More than 50 killed as train runs over people in northern India

A least 59 people were killed and 72 injured after a train ran into revellers at Joda Phatak crossing in Amritsar where people had gathered to watch Ravan effigy burning on Friday evening. Railway officials said no permission was sought from them e... More..

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17 killed, 126 hurt in train derailment accident in Taiwan
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

17 killed, 126 hurt in train derailment accident in Taiwan

The train, Puyuma Express 6432, went off the tracks between the Dongshan and Suxin stations in Yilan county, near Taipei , at about 5pm, the semi-official Central News Agency and mass-circulation United Dail...More..

Italian finance minister Giovanni Tria faces European Union scrutiny on budget
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Italian finance minister Giovanni Tria faces European Union scrutiny on budget

Conte added that "we knew that these measures devised to satisfy the needs of Italian citizens, long unanswered, are not in line with the expectations of the European Commission", and that the Italian governmen...More..

Fate of Saudi journalist tests U.S.-Saudi relationship
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Fate of Saudi journalist tests U.S.-Saudi relationship

Saudi Arabia is also annoyed by Ankara's rapprochement with its archrival, Iran. While in the U.S., Khashoggi began writing columns for the Washington Post . "I don't like hearing about it", he said. "If...More..

Ex-India state official: Most train victims migrant workers
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Ex-India state official: Most train victims migrant workers

Amritsar's main hospital did not have enough space in its morgue, and some corpses were laid outside. The Commission of Railway Safety works under the administrative control of the Ministry of Civil Aviati...More..

Kangaroo meat served to Nebraska school students, superintendent says
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Kangaroo meat served to Nebraska school students, superintendent says

At least one parent told KSID Radio their child got sick, but Williams declined to say whether or not it could've been from the exotic meat, which is legal in the US. "We will no way be serving food of this nat...More..

Pregnant Meghan Markle is Cutting Back Royal Tour Schedule
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Pregnant Meghan Markle is Cutting Back Royal Tour Schedule

A Palace source said: "She is not sick, just exhausted". "She's feeling fine, but resting", a royal source told royal reporter Emily Nash. "She had a very late night last night". Guest said: "Every time w...More..

Julian Assange to take legal action against Ecuador
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Julian Assange to take legal action against Ecuador

It also orders him to take proper care of his cat or risk having it handed to a shelter. However, the journalist fears leaving the embassy would lead to his extradition to the US. It goes on to state that the...More..

Harry opens the 2018 Invictus Games
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Harry opens the 2018 Invictus Games

When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their pregnancy on October 15, they assured fans that they'd be undertaking their tour as planned - all 76 engagements scheduled over 16 days in four Commonweal...More..

Trump says Obama took Biden off 'the trash heap'
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Trump says Obama took Biden off 'the trash heap'

He tells a Republican rally in Elko, Nevada, that he "likes where we stand in the election " on November 6 that will determine control of Congress. Governorships are also seen as stepping stones to the presi...More..

The Duke of Sussex's Speech | Invictus Games | Sydney
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

The Duke of Sussex's Speech | Invictus Games | Sydney

Prince Harry arrived in uniform to the event, which saw the Royal and his new wife lay a wreath which was accompanied by a handwritten note, dedicated to Australia's fallen soldiers. The wording was a nod to...More..

Saudi king removes top officials as probe shows Khashoggi died
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Saudi king removes top officials as probe shows Khashoggi died

The monarch also relieved deputy intelligence chief General Ahmed al-Assiri of his duties and ordered the formation of a committee headed by Prince Mohammed to restructure the intelligence agency. U.S. Secretar...More..

Elina's cookie sales fly high at Edmonton marijuana store
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Elina's cookie sales fly high at Edmonton marijuana store

Elina Childs, 9, of Alberta in Canada, chose to sell her cookies outside a marijuana dispensary on Wednesday, Global News Canada reports. As people lined up to buy marijuana at one of six Edmonton cannabis st...More..

At least 60 people dead after train ploughs through crowd in India
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

At least 60 people dead after train ploughs through crowd in India

Punjab Chief Minister and Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu outside the Guru Nanak Hospital in Amritsar . He said the crowd did not see the speeding train approaching, adding that the train did not stop after...More..

by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Thousands march in favour of People's Vote on Brexit

The march will begin from midday at Park Lane, finishing in Parliament Square. "More than 150 coaches will bring people from towns and cities from every region and nation", they said in a statement. Sadiq Kha...More..

White House blames Democrats after senior officials' row over immigration
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

White House blames Democrats after senior officials' row over immigration

It erupted as the president - disappointed by new government data showing that his restrictive immigration policies have failed to discourage migrants from seeking entry into the United States - is grasping...More..

Tanzanian billionaire seized by gunmen nine days ago is found safe
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Tanzanian billionaire seized by gunmen nine days ago is found safe

Dewji, 43, had been abducted last week by unidentified gunmen as he went for a workout at the high-end Colosseum Hotel in Oyster Bay, Dar es Salaam . " Mohammed Dewji told us that the kidnappers wanted money ...More..

Criminal investigation underway into closed Cantrell funeral home
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Criminal investigation underway into closed Cantrell funeral home

The incident comes about a week after the badly decomposed bodies of 11 babies were found hidden in a false ceiling at a different funeral home in the MI city. Other violations included failing to obtain permit...More..

by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Theresa May 'humiliated' by lack of breakthrough at Brexit summit

Tajani said May told him she would consider it but gave no indication of whether she favoured such an extension. German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the final press conference during the Euro Summit i...More..

Facebook's new war: Election 'war room' takes aim at fake information
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Facebook's new war: Election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

The "war room is something new that we're trying in terms of having a physical presence, and we'll reevaluate and see how it works here after the USA midterms to determine if this is something that we want to c...More..

115 people injured during latest protest in Gaza
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

115 people injured during latest protest in Gaza

More than 200 Palestinians have been killed and some 21,500 others wounded in renewed Gaza clashes, according to the latest figures released by the Gaza Health Ministry. An Egyptian security delegation visite...More..

New studies show increase in auto crashes in states allowing recreational marijuana
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

New studies show increase in auto crashes in states allowing recreational marijuana

Though a 2017 study found that the legalization of recreational weed has not increased the number of accidents involving fatalities, states that have legalized recreational use are seeing more auto crashes ov...More..

Pentagon: US-South Korea Military War Game Exercises on Hold for Now
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Pentagon: US-South Korea Military War Game Exercises on Hold for Now

The top Pentagon spokeswoman, Dana W. White, said Washington and Seoul are suspending an air exercise known as Vigilant Ace "to give the diplomatic process every opportunity to continue". Vigilant Ace is an a...More..

Kerryn Phelps wins Turnbull's old seat and forces government into minority
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Kerryn Phelps wins Turnbull's old seat and forces government into minority

Mr Morrison, who urged Wentworth voters to stick with the Liberal Party to avoid instability in the Parliament, now no longer commands a majority of seats in the House. "The events of a couple of months ago wou...More..

Saudi Arabia Confirms Khashoggi Dead, Claims Killed in Fight
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Saudi Arabia Confirms Khashoggi Dead, Claims Killed in Fight

As part of the palace manoeuvring, he loses one of his most trusted intelligence chiefs and a close aide but in so doing, he may have engineered a way out of an escalating crisis, allowing him to protect relati...More..

Hundreds to travel to London for People's Vote anti-Brexit march
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Hundreds to travel to London for People's Vote anti-Brexit march

Several MPs and celebrities have confirmed they will be attending including Alan Partridge star Steve Coogan, TV chef Delia Smith, actor and comedian Dawn French, Tory MP Anna Soubry, Green Party's Caroline Luc...More..

UK PM says open to longer post-Brexit transition
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

UK PM says open to longer post-Brexit transition

Cabinet Office minister David Lidington, the prime minister's de facto deputy, admitted the cost of extending the transition period would have to be "teased out" during negotiations. Business representatives at...More..

International Monetary Fund chief postpones Middle East trip with Saudi stop
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

International Monetary Fund chief postpones Middle East trip with Saudi stop

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde deferred a trip to the country which would have included the conference. The IMF did not give a reason for the postponement. Jamal Khashoggi, an insider-tur...More..

China, US agree to further enhance cooperation between militaries
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

China, US agree to further enhance cooperation between militaries

Last year, Asean and its partner nations agreed a similar code to govern encounters at sea. Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar , Singapore and Thailand are ASEAN's other members. The resource-rich sea, whi...More..

Assange sues Ecuador government for ‘violating his fundamental rights’
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Assange sues Ecuador government for ‘violating his fundamental rights’

That case has since been dropped but Assange fears being extradited to the United States to face charges over the WikiLeaks website's release of troves of sensitive U.S. "Mention of the cat is degrading", Garzo...More..