Iran terror attack: "Pakistan is ready to cooperate in investigations"

Pakistan-based Sunni militant group Jaish-ul-Adl claimed responsibility for the attack. Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, the commander of the IRGC's ground forces, made the statement in a ceremony commemorating the martyrs of the attack which hi... More..

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‘Malaysian hitman’ Sirul has Australian asylum bid denied over Altantuya murder
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

‘Malaysian hitman’ Sirul has Australian asylum bid denied over Altantuya murder

Under Australian law, Sirul can only be deported if he does not face the death penalty. Paul Stadlen, ( pix ) a British public relations consultant to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, was s...More..

Hackers targeting European democracy groups in run-up to elections, Microsoft says
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Hackers targeting European democracy groups in run-up to elections, Microsoft says

Microsoft attributed the attacks to the group Strontium or, as it's more widely known, Fancy Bear - a term coined by security firm CrowdStrike, which uses variations on bear-themed names to refer to differ...More..

North Carolina Republican denies knowing of alleged vote scam
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

North Carolina Republican denies knowing of alleged vote scam

The North Carolina State Elections Board voted unanimously Thursday afternoon to hold a new election in North Carolina's 9th District. The state board of elections has voted not to certify the results in whic...More..

Assad adviser rejects idea of granting Syrian Kurds autonomy
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Assad adviser rejects idea of granting Syrian Kurds autonomy

Turkey considers the SDF to be a terror group and is threatening to invade the area under Kurdish control. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday his government would not bargain over the country'...More..

Bill Weld: Republicans in Washington Want to Have No Presidential Election
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Bill Weld: Republicans in Washington Want to Have No Presidential Election

I don't think that would be very good for the country and I have a lot of views of how the president is acting in office. "I think his domestic instincts are in the same direction". The former MA governor said...More..

India, Saudi Arabia sign investment agreements as MBS meets Modi
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

India, Saudi Arabia sign investment agreements as MBS meets Modi

He said that Saudi Arabia had invested $44 billion in India since 2016. India describes Saudi Arabia as a "key pillar" of its energy security. The European Commission has added Saudi Arabia to an EU dra...More..

ISIL nears defeat in last Syrian enclave
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

ISIL nears defeat in last Syrian enclave

The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which has steadily driven the jihadists down the Euphrates, has surrounded them at Baghouz near the Iraqi border, but does not want to mount a final attack until...More..

Tortoise Thought to Be Extinct for 100 Years Rediscovered in Galapagos Island
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Tortoise Thought to Be Extinct for 100 Years Rediscovered in Galapagos Island

Researchers believe there could be more tortoises of this species because they found tracks and excrement in other areas of Fernandina Island, in the west of the archipelago. Scientists tried to save George's s...More..

Roger Stone's Apology for 'Crosshairs' Instagram Post Wasn't Enough for Judge
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Roger Stone's Apology for 'Crosshairs' Instagram Post Wasn't Enough for Judge

I am kicking myself over my own stupidity... On Tuesday, Stone posted a photo of a book he received from a supporter, writing in an Instagram post that he was praying that it "protects me from the fake news...More..

Elizabeth Warren proposes universal child care, funded by wealth tax
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Elizabeth Warren proposes universal child care, funded by wealth tax

Families with income less than 200 percent of the poverty line would get free access. "That's about four times more than the entire cost of my Universal Child Care and Early Learning plan". The person familiar ...More..

Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid entry
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid entry

President Nicolas Maduro, meanwhile, has ordered his military to beef up border security and barricade a major border bridge to prevent the supplies from entering the country from Cucuta, Colombia , where tons...More..

Duterte the 'devil's friend'? Palace reacts to Pope Francis' remarks
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Duterte the 'devil's friend'? Palace reacts to Pope Francis' remarks

Victims were mixed in their response, with some expressing cautious optimism and others saying it was too little, too late. Archbishop of Manila Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle told the summit clerical abuse to...More..

SCOTUS rules in favor of in man in excessive fines case
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

SCOTUS rules in favor of in man in excessive fines case

The report, which was based in statistics from the U.S. Department of Justice and law enforcement from several states, found several troubling trends about the use of seized property. Timbs , who was the subjec...More..

Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating

Police believe she was killed at her home in Woodland Park. Teller County Judge Scott Sells made the decision Tuesday after a daylong hearing detailing prosecutors' evidence against 32-year-old Patrick Fra...More..

Alabama woman who joined ISIS won't be allowed back in US
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Alabama woman who joined ISIS won't be allowed back in US

In Muthana's case, both sides are at odds over whether the woman, who was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, was ever a USA citizen in the first place. Later on Wednesday, Trump tweeted that he had instructed ...More..

Egypt: Terror attack in Cairo kills three policemen
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Egypt: Terror attack in Cairo kills three policemen

The ministry added that the blast also left three police officers injured. "While the police were surrounding the man and were preparing to proceed with arrest - a note from the Ministry of the Interior said ...More..

Zimbabwe Introduces New Currency, Scraps US Dollar Equated Bond Notes
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Zimbabwe Introduces New Currency, Scraps US Dollar Equated Bond Notes

The liberalisation of the USA dollar exchange rate against RTGS balances, bond notes and all currencies in the multi-currency basket is largely aimed at formalising trade in foreign currency to eliminate negati...More..

Netanyahu’s main challengers form centrist alliance ahead of Israeli election
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Netanyahu’s main challengers form centrist alliance ahead of Israeli election

A Likud party supporter puts up a poster depicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the northern Druze village of Yarka, Israel . Netanyahu's gambit drew criticism from opposition politicians. Netanyah...More..

South Africa Pledges 49 billion ESKOM bailout
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

South Africa Pledges 49 billion ESKOM bailout

In his maiden budget , Mboweni announced that Treasury would allocate R69-billion in financial support over the next three years to help cash-strapped power utility Eskom pay its debts , as it undergoes a res...More..

‘India presses for Pakistan to stay on terror financing list’
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

‘India presses for Pakistan to stay on terror financing list’

The violence by Indian forces in IOK is highly counterproductive. The Prime Minister further said that this is Naya Pakistan and government is determined to demonstrate to its people that the State is capab...More..

Fox News Presenter Gets Totally Roasted By Historian In Fiery Interview
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Fox News Presenter Gets Totally Roasted By Historian In Fiery Interview

NowThis has obtained the full segment with historian Rutger Bregman that Fox News is refusing to air. The next day on Twitter, Bregman said he made a decision to leak the interview to NowThis because "w...More..

Donald Trump sought ally to lead Cohen investigation
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Donald Trump sought ally to lead Cohen investigation

He said that he is not convinced that the president isn't under the influence of Russian Federation since the inquiry began. Eight U.S. intelligence groups have concluded that Russian Federation interfered i...More..

Grenell: Global Effort to Decriminalize Homosexuality Has Wide Support
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Grenell: Global Effort to Decriminalize Homosexuality Has Wide Support

But while the Trump administration has had some success in pressuring Iran through stepped-up USA penalties, efforts to bring the Europeans along have thus far largely fallen flat. While in the Oval Office with...More..

Norfolk MP George Freeman says Shamima Begum should return to UK
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Norfolk MP George Freeman says Shamima Begum should return to UK

It is only possible to strip someone of their United Kingdom nationality if they are eligible for citizenship elsewhere - and it is thought Ms Begum could be a Bangladeshi citizen because she was born to a moth...More..

Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

Trump's first visit will likely take place from May 26 to 28, when he is expected to become the first foreign dignitary to meet Crown Prince Naruhito after he succeeds his father, Akihito, as emperor of Japan o...More..

Sanders' 2020 Campaign Says He Raised $4M in Half a Day
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Sanders' 2020 Campaign Says He Raised $4M in Half a Day

Sanders joins an already crowded field of Democrats who have announced their candidacy with still about a year before the 2020 primary elections begin. Some of the activists who helped propel his campaign in ...More..

Saudi Aramco in talks with Reliance Industries for investments
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Saudi Aramco in talks with Reliance Industries for investments

Modi said Saudi Arabia was the most valuable strategic partner of India in the Middle-East. Moreover; no such organization has been mentioned in the India-Saudi Arabia joint declaration through which any sort...More..

Australia's Julie Bishop to retire from politics
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Australia's Julie Bishop to retire from politics

FORMER foreign minister Julie Bishop has announced she is quitting politics altogether after almost two decades in Parliament. Her resignation follows speculation over her future within the leadership party. ...More..

Coast Guard Lieutenant Allegedly Planned To Slaughter Politicians And Journalists
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Coast Guard Lieutenant Allegedly Planned To Slaughter Politicians And Journalists

Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson stockpiled weapons and maintained a hit-list of people he wanted to kill, according to court documents shared with Global News by Seamus Hughes, deputy director of the Program on...More..