'Others should join Turkey and defend China's Uighurs'

Human rights groups have claimed torture has occurred in the camps. Mr Aksoy was referring to China's mass incarceration of the Muslim Uyghur minority situated in the north-western province of Xinjiang - a region incorporated into modern China af... More..

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At least 99 dead after consuming toxic alcohol in India - International
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

At least 99 dead after consuming toxic alcohol in India - International

Officials in Uttar Pradesh could not be reached for latest casualty figures on Monday, but at least 69 people have died in the state, according to newspapers Indian Express and Times of India . Meanwhile, Utta...More..

Venezuela's Guaido warns military on blocked aid
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Venezuela's Guaido warns military on blocked aid

Maduro also accused Guaido of acting at the instructions from Washington. The joint venture partners include Norway's Equinor ASA, U.S. -based Chevron Corp and France's Total SA. He also said Thursday that ot...More..

Sen. Amy Klobuchar announces bid for 2020 presidential election
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar announces bid for 2020 presidential election

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who acknowledged she "can be tough" with her staff after reports she mistreats people working for her, can get tough with the president, too. "Some politicians, some pundits, t...More..

Acting US Defense Secretary makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Acting US Defense Secretary makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

He also said the United States had important security interests in the region. Although the progress in Qatar was hopeful, analysts believed that reaching a final agreement is far from guaranteed, saying the ...More..

Western Sydney Wanderers support Hakeem Al-Araibi by hiding Thai Airways sponsorship
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Western Sydney Wanderers support Hakeem Al-Araibi by hiding Thai Airways sponsorship

A Thai court has ruled that an extradition case against Melbourne-based refugee Hakeem al-Araibi be dropped, with the footballer expected to return to Australia tonight. He was later sentenced in absentia to ...More..

Turkish president vows action after fatal building collapse
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Turkish president vows action after fatal building collapse

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the site where the eight-story building in Kartal district collapsed Wednesday, leaving at least 17 people dead. Seven of the injured were still in serious c...More..

Mullah Baradar Released by Pak at the Behest of US: Khalilzad
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Mullah Baradar Released by Pak at the Behest of US: Khalilzad

But he also stressed that many issues remain to be resolved and that it must be a package deal. Former president Karzai during and his successor Ashraf Ghani had mentioned Baradar would be a force for peace a...More..

Porsches, Ferrari vandalized & set ablaze during chaotic Yellow Vest protest in Paris
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Porsches, Ferrari vandalized & set ablaze during chaotic Yellow Vest protest in Paris

According to an eyewitness, the person who lost their hand was a photographer attempting to take pictures of people breaking down barriers around the National Assembly building. This was the 11th time he had m...More..

Netanyahu rival speaks of possible West Bank withdrawal
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Netanyahu rival speaks of possible West Bank withdrawal

With both a general election and the unveiling of a US peace initiative on the horizon, the centrist candidate, Benny Gantz, has been signaling an openness to territorial compromise in the occupied West Bank ....More..

Thai king thwarts former princess' PM bid: Who's who
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Thai king thwarts former princess' PM bid: Who's who

The gambit to nominate a member of the royal family could backfire on Thai Raksa Chart, said Titipol Phakdeewanich, dean of the faculty of political science at Ubon Ratchathani University. That ends a bold gamb...More..

Snowstorm Buries Pacific Northwest, With More on the Way
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Snowstorm Buries Pacific Northwest, With More on the Way

They took cover behind picnic tables and used sleds as shields. In the Midwest, more than 148,000 customers lost power in western MI following days of freezing rain. A 59-year-old man died Thursday from expos...More..

European Union wants to ensure United Kingdom leaves with a deal, says PM May
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

European Union wants to ensure United Kingdom leaves with a deal, says PM May

The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on February 14 but this is not a re-run of a vote last month on whether to approve the exit deal Prime Minister Theresa May's negotiated with the Europ...More..

Special weather statement issued, calling for significant winter storm on Tuesday
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Special weather statement issued, calling for significant winter storm on Tuesday

In Washington, the National Weather Service told people to anticipate steady snowfall from Sunday afternoon in the Olympic Peninsula, spreading into the Puget Sound area by evening. A California man died in rou...More..

Roger Stone argues against gag order, says he's no Kim Kardashian
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Roger Stone argues against gag order, says he's no Kim Kardashian

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was asked about the raid during the House Judiciary Committee hearing Friday. Stone, known as a self-described "dirty trickster", is accused of making false statem...More..

Baltimore school monitor shot while confronting armed intruder
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Baltimore school monitor shot while confronting armed intruder

The school was put on lockdown after the shooting, and a suspect has already been taken into custody. The suspected shooter is in custody, and all students are safe, Baltimore City police said. A message woul...More..

Gunman in Quebec mosque shooting sentenced to life in prison
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Gunman in Quebec mosque shooting sentenced to life in prison

Quebec prosecutors had asked that Bissonnette serve consecutive sentences for each charge, for a total of 150 years in prison without parole. Boufeldja Benabdallah, president of the mosque that was attacked,...More..

PDP dares APC govt, vows to still hold presidential rally in Abuja
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

PDP dares APC govt, vows to still hold presidential rally in Abuja

The director, Media & Publicity of the Campaign Organisation, Kola Ologbondiyan, who displayed proof of payment to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for use of the venue, earlier billed for ye...More..

May to appeal for more time to secure backstop changes
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

May to appeal for more time to secure backstop changes

But Downing Street aims to reassure them by promising another vote where they can put forward alternative options, if a new deal has not been struck by 27 February. She told Sky News' Sophy Ridge On Sunday: "I ...More..

Year-old girl with cancer fulfils dream of becoming a police officer
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Year-old girl with cancer fulfils dream of becoming a police officer

Despite having an incurable cancer , Abigail has not given up her fighting spirit. The 6-year-old has Wilms tumor , a type of kidney cancer in children . 'You have to meet her to really understand what a gre...More..

Suspected DUI driver dances through sobriety check in Pasco County
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Suspected DUI driver dances through sobriety check in Pasco County

Before the video began, authorities said they found Larson in his parked vehicle, which was running. Larson told Fox 13 News that he was not 'dancing, ' but would not comment further on his arrest. The man ...More..

Universal basic income boosts wellbeing, but not employment
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Universal basic income boosts wellbeing, but not employment

Finnish officials say a nationwide experiment with basic income has not increased employment among those participating during the first year of the trial, but their general well-being seems to have increased....More..

Terrifying Moment Plane Struggles To Land At Heathrow During Storm Erik
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Terrifying Moment Plane Struggles To Land At Heathrow During Storm Erik

Part of a doubledecker bus in Poole, Dorset, was crushed by a felled trunk and a road in south Belfast was closed when a number of branches fell on the bonnet of a vehicle. Winds caused a CCTV mast to sway abov...More..

Israeli Security Forces Detain Palestinian Suspected of Killing 19-Year-Old Girl
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Israeli Security Forces Detain Palestinian Suspected of Killing 19-Year-Old Girl

Ishtea hails from the Palestinian village of Tel, southwest of Nablus in the occupied West Bank , and was sentenced to life in prison in 2009 for allegedly killing an Israeli. The two young persons were kille...More..

Mueller alleges Manafort continued Ukraine work despite indictment
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Mueller alleges Manafort continued Ukraine work despite indictment

A redacted version of the transcript was released Thursday. At one point in the discussion, Weissmann describes how Manafort told prosecutors that his topic of discussion with Kilimnik was a "backdoor [RE...More..

by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Demonstrator loses hand at Paris ‘yellow vest’ march

In a graphic video of the aftermath, French paramedics are seen gathered around the injured protester at the National Assembly gates, providing emergency medical treatment and preventing onlookers from getting ...More..

Trump sees no Xi meeting by tariff deadline, stoking trade worry
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Trump sees no Xi meeting by tariff deadline, stoking trade worry

Officials on both sides had said the two presidents were scheduled to be face-to-face later in February but now, CNBC says a meeting before the March 2nd deadline is unlikely. But Reuters later cited three anon...More..

HIGHLIGHTS: Whitaker testifies Mueller will finish his investigation (Part 2)
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS: Whitaker testifies Mueller will finish his investigation (Part 2)

President Trump's decision to replace Sessions with Whitaker was always controversial, and not just because Sessions, who had recused himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe, was force...More..

Freezing Rain Creates 'Ghost Apples' in Michigan Orchard
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Freezing Rain Creates 'Ghost Apples' in Michigan Orchard

He says it was cold enough outside that the ice covering the apples hadn't melted yet, but warm enough to turn the apples into mush. But recent freezing rain in MI led to the production of a rare psuedo-crop:...More..

'Sophisticated' cybersecurity breach at Parliament House
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

'Sophisticated' cybersecurity breach at Parliament House

Australia's parliament had to reset all the passwords on its computer network after an unknown attacker tried to hack into the system, an official statement said on Friday. Indeed, hack attacks that target leg...More..