Russia, Turkey, Iran pledge to help Syria carry out constitutional reforms

Putin said at the beginning of the talks on Thursday that he wants to reach an agreement to "ensure a lasting de-escalation" in the region. Erdogan said Turkey has worked "extraordinary hard to preserve the calm in Idlib" and expects the Syrian gov... More..

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Pence Met With Silence During Munich Speech After Sending Greetings from Trump
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Pence Met With Silence During Munich Speech After Sending Greetings from Trump

Zarif told the conference that Pence had "arrogantly demanded that Europe must join the United States in undermining its own security and breaking its obligations" and urged them to push back against Americ...More..

Regional airline Flybmi collapses into administration leaving passengers stranded across Europe
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Regional airline Flybmi collapses into administration leaving passengers stranded across Europe

It had 376 employees in Britain, Germany, Sweden and Belgium. The airline, which had operated 17 regional jet aircraft on routes to 25 European cities, said all flights were cancelled from Saturday. Furthermo...More..

Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Trump added that he believed former President Barack Obama "would have gone to war with North Korea" during his term. Mr Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, his first year in office, for layin...More..

'We are scared - listen to us!' London students demand at climate protest
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

'We are scared - listen to us!' London students demand at climate protest

She told them they should only miss school in exceptional circumstances, adding: "The evidence is really shocking, we have less than 12 years to get off the collision course that we're on, my generation has l...More..

Tory Eurosceptics Set to Rebel in Brexit Vote over No Deal
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Tory Eurosceptics Set to Rebel in Brexit Vote over No Deal

THERESA MAY was accused of being in hiding last night after suffering another Commons defeat over her plan to break the Brexit deadlock. 'The Government does not want no-deal, but it is there because tha...More..

Government Scraps Security For 6 Separatists After Pulwama Attack
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Government Scraps Security For 6 Separatists After Pulwama Attack

Security cover for these five separatist leaders has been withdrawn, the report said. "This is particularly relevant in context of security provided to separatists and their sympathisers", the J&K government sa...More..

Saudi takeover? Crown Prince MBS 'stepping up $4.9bn Man Utd bid'
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Saudi takeover? Crown Prince MBS 'stepping up $4.9bn Man Utd bid'

On a personal request by Khan to the crown prince to allow Hajj pilgrims to go through immigration procedures in Pakistan and to look into the conditions of Pakistani workers, particularly prisoners, in Saud...More..

Spain's Prime Minister calls snap election for April 28
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Spain's Prime Minister calls snap election for April 28

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is photographed at the Spanish parliament in Madrid , Feb. 13, 2019. The leader of PP, Pablo Casado, said on Friday that the new election announcement was a victory for ...More..

May to hold Brexit talks with EU's Juncker; urges party unity
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

May to hold Brexit talks with EU's Juncker; urges party unity

She warned the Tories , who remain deeply divided over the contours of Brexit , that leaving the European Union without a deal on the March 29 deadline "would cause disruption to our economy and to people's...More..

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse against minors, adults
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse against minors, adults

McCarrick resigned from his official position within the Church previous year, after being accused of multiple incidents of sexual assault. Pope Francis ordered the former cardinal to live a cloistered li...More..

Abe nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on U.S. request: Asahi
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Abe nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on U.S. request: Asahi

But Abe's eagerness to praise Trump has been reported in the United States, which started with him being the first foreign leader to meet with the new US president-elect soon after the 2016 presidential electio...More..

by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Trump Rails Against ‘SNL,’ Again, And Suggests ‘Retribution’ for NBC

The president claimed that the show represented him unfairly and that most Americans approved of his leadership and his decisions. The president, who has proven very sensitive to the way he is covered in the ...More..

Heather Nauert withdraws bid for U.S. envoy to UN
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Heather Nauert withdraws bid for U.S. envoy to UN

During her almost two-year tenure in the State Department, Nauert worked alongside former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and then Pompeo. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said she had performed her duties...More..

Plant manager, intern among 5 killed by colleague losing job
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Plant manager, intern among 5 killed by colleague losing job

Within five minutes of police arriving, Martin had shot the five officers at the warehouse. Five officers were also wounded at the scene Ziman told reporters . He was a wonderful person. "You can't say any...More..

Donald Trump urges Britain to 'take back' ISIS fighters captured in Syria
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Donald Trump urges Britain to 'take back' ISIS fighters captured in Syria

The Islamic State (ISIS) has been reduced to just 700 square metres in Syria, as the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched a major offensive last week to eliminate the terror outfit from the war...More..

'No political influence' for Nigeria vote delay- EC boss
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

'No political influence' for Nigeria vote delay- EC boss

Abubakar, speaking to reporters outside his home in northern Adamawa state, urged calm. Mr Buhari and his All Progressives Congress ( APC ) said at the time that Jonathan and the ruling Peoples Democratic Par...More..

'Yellow vest' protests condemned for Anti-Semitic abuse and anti-police attacks
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

'Yellow vest' protests condemned for Anti-Semitic abuse and anti-police attacks

Among the words heard were "dirty Zionist", "we are the people", and "France is ours". The stoning incident in Lyon was also captured on video, with footage filmed from inside the police auto showing dozens o...More..

Four hospitalized after panicked audience flees 'Hamilton' at San Francisco theater
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Four hospitalized after panicked audience flees 'Hamilton' at San Francisco theater

None of the injuries were life-threatening. Authorities initially reported that three audience members were injured during the stampede - two with "moderate" injuries and one with a broken leg. Multiple outlets...More..

Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort Could Face 19-24 Years In Prison
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort Could Face 19-24 Years In Prison

The federal prosecutors also want Manafort to pay $24 million in restitution and forfeit more than $4 million. Federal sentencing guidelines are calculated by formulas that take into account the seriousness o...More..

India's semi high-speed train breaks down a day after its launch
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

India's semi high-speed train breaks down a day after its launch

The brakes were then applied and the "train was checked for faults and moved to Delhi", the statement continued. The Vande Bharat Express , touted as India's fastest train was built under the Modi government...More..

Iran Warns Saudi Arabia, UAE of Retaliatory Measures, Scolds Pakistan
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Iran Warns Saudi Arabia, UAE of Retaliatory Measures, Scolds Pakistan

Meanwhile, India was also pressuring Pakistan to crack down on extremist groups that it says are carrying out cross-border attacks in the disputed Kashmir region. Jaish al-Adl claimed the responsibility for th...More..

by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

Federal prosecutors in NY referred an inquiry to the prison bureau. It's not immediately clear when he was transferred and where he's now staying. The bureau website shows Weiner is slated to complete his sen...More..

Pulwama attack: Indians protest in London, raise slogans of 'Pakistan Murdabad'
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Pulwama attack: Indians protest in London, raise slogans of 'Pakistan Murdabad'

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed "befitting reply" to the "perpetrators of the heinous attack and their patrons", in an oblique reference to Pakistan . Shocked and saddened to hear of the terror ...More..

US military planes carry 180 tons of aid for Venezuelans
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

US military planes carry 180 tons of aid for Venezuelans

Three US military cargo planes delivered several dozen more tonnes of food assistance to Cucuta on Saturday. That border city, swollen by a flood of migrants from Venezuela, is a collection point for aid that...More..

British Isil bride Shamima Begum can return to UK, Justice Secretary concedes
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

British Isil bride Shamima Begum can return to UK, Justice Secretary concedes

Shamima Begum said she had recently heard second-hand that the other two girls may still be alive. She said: "It would be really hard, everything I have been through". Mr Gauke's comments appear to contradic...More..

Ex-FBI official: 'Crime may have been committed' by Trump
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Ex-FBI official: 'Crime may have been committed' by Trump

In an interview airing Sunday on CBS's " 60 Minutes ", Mr. McCabe said Mr. Rosenstein had raised the issue of thinking about what support there would be within Mr. He added, "I'm going to do everything I can ...More..

Belgium flights cancelled for a day amid strike
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Belgium flights cancelled for a day amid strike

Belgium's air traffic control authority said on Tuesday it was forced to close the country's airspace between Tuesday 10 p.m. CET (2100 UTC) and the same time on Wednesday. They are also calling for improvement...More..

Hawaii with 'unprecedented' 191mph winds as locals stunned by FREAK winter storm
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Hawaii with 'unprecedented' 191mph winds as locals stunned by FREAK winter storm

The Arctic air from Alaska has travelled south and found itself settling on the Polipoli Spring state recreation area - this is thought to be the first for any state park. The previous record low was 12 degrees...More..

William Barr confirmed as next US attorney general
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

William Barr confirmed as next US attorney general

Barr has since appeared for a nomination hearing and met lawmakers for personal meetings. He was confirmed by a vote of 54-45. A top Transportation Department official who also served in the George W. Lind...More..