Archive | World

South Korea: Tens of thousands march through Seoul demanding president's resignation

The protest, the largest anti-government demonstration in the capital in almost a year, came a day after President Park apologised on live tele...

Read more

Saudi-led coalition declares 48-hour-ceasefire in Yemen

Clashes were heaviest in the town of Salo southeast of Taez, military sources said, reporting casualties on both sides. Fighting in Taiz and...

Read more
grace

Britain braced as Storm Angus kicks off season of tempests

But today Met Office forecasters issued an upgraded Amber warning for severe gales for a stretch of south-eastern England from the Isle of Wight...

Read more

Iraq troops pause in advance on Mosul

The advance is also hampered by the presence of some 1.5 million civilians who remain in Mosul and can be used as human shields, Iraqi officia...

Read more

Pacific leaders talk trade in a Trump world

The Apec summit immediately follows the election as USA president of Donald Trump, who campaigned against the TPP as a bad deal for American bus...

Read more
grace

Obama, European leaders begin meeting

There has been nervousness in Europe over Mr Trump's victory, particularly his criticism of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and his praise fo...

Read more

Anti-Trump protests continue in New York, LA, Philadelphia

Some Mexicans have taken to protesting at a statue representing independence in their country's capital city holding placards and banners agains...

Read more

Pakistan shoots down Indian aircraft over deaths of 2 minors

Previous year in July, the Pakistan military allegedly shot down an Indian "spy drone" which violated the Pakistan air space along the LoC in Bh...

Read more
grace

May says leaders wished Obama well in meeting

Today's summit in Berlin marked one of the final legs of President Obama's farewell tour to the world stage as he prepares to be replaced by U...

Read more

Malaysia painted red and yellow as government rivals rally in capital

The anti-government protests were sparked after the prime minister was named in a multi-billion dollar misappropriation scandal. Malaysia wi...

Read more

Israeli high court rejects government plea, orders West Bank settlement removal

The court ruled in 2014 that Amona was built on private Palestinian land and must be demolished by December 25 of this year. The Regulation Bi...

Read more

Outrage over Turkish proposal protecting child marriage

MPs have already given initial approval to the bill - by only one vote - but must vote again in another debate on Tuesday. Opponents of the pr...

Read more

Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals

The cardinals come from around the world with three of them from the United States. God only has sons and daughters. The pope called for unity...

Read more
grace

Trump attorneys to argue for delay in Trump University trial

The presiding judge is Gonzalo Curiel. His attorneys have also raised the prospect of having him testify by video recording before the trial b...

Read more

The Fight For Mosul, Underway For A Month, Is Only Just Beginning

For several days, the Iraqi Special Operations Forces that the colonel and his men are part of have been in intense combat. Rouleau - who stre...

Read more
grace

Trump University lawsuits settled for $25M

At the time Mr Trump said: "I'm building the wall, I'm building the wall". "I believe he happens to be Spanish, which is fine". Curiel had...

Read more
grace

Demonetisation : SC Sounds Riot Alert

As Sibal defended his position, Rohatgi shot back: "I have seen your press conference". You are not appearing for a political party, but for an ...

Read more
grace

Malaysian reform group raided ahead of rally, 2 held

A photo of him - wearing his red shirt - posing with three young men wearing yellow Bersih t-shirts led local media to believe that he is pl...

Read more
grace

11 killed in Aleppo as Russian Federation launches multiple airstrikes in Syria

Humanitarian groups say Assad frequently targets public markets, mosques, and medical centers. The regime and its ally Russian Federation la...

Read more
grace

Ondo: Jegede calls for calm over A/Court decision, heads to S/Court

The Federal High Court in Abuja, presided over by Justice Okon Abang had on October 14 ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission,...

Read more

Readout of the Secretary General's phone call with US President-elect Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump. The issue would be assessed and decided by the countries involved, he said. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erd...

Read more
grace

Minnesota officer to appear in court in fatal shooting

The mother and girlfriend of Philando Castile spoke to reporters Wednesday, relieved that charges had been filed against an officer following Ca...

Read more
grace

Pakistan orders 400 Turks to leave ahead of Erdogan's visit

Gulen-inspired organizations run schools all around the world, including in the United States. Gulen then denied any involvement in the coup a...

Read more
grace

Menomonie Police Dept. has suspect in assault, death of UW-Stout student

Onodera, a native of Japan and herself once an global college student in the US, is receiving help from several dozen UW-Stout students - some w...

Read more
grace

Donald Trump, Mitt Romney to Discuss Secretary of State Position

Nikki Haley to serve as secretary of state. Romney would also represent a significant departure after he made a speech railing against Trump dur...

Read more
grace

United Nations extends Syria gas probe

The UN Security Council will vote today on extending for another year the mandate of a panel tasked with investigating chemical attacks in Syria...

Read more
grace

India struggles as millions throng banks to swap currency

With no end in sight for the cash crunch faced by millions, the government has eased restrictions on withdrawal of alternate currency and extend...

Read more
grace

Senator Boxer to Introduce Bill to Eliminate Electoral College

Democrats have used Clinton's lead in the popular vote to downplay any mandate Trump might claim. In the 2000 election, Democrat Al Gore, the ...

Read more
grace

Kosovo police say Islamic State attack on Israeli football team foiled

Police in Kosovo have said officers prevented simultaneous attacks by the Islamic State group, including on the Israeli national soccer team tha...

Read more
grace

Trump Looms Large Over President Obama's Farewell Foreign Tour

Asked at the press conference what he will tell world leaders about Trump's approach to foreign policy, Obama referred to the discussion he had ...

Read more

Events in Kashmir 'hurt our conscience': Erdogan

Latest reports suggest the Government has asked Turkish staff of these educational institutions to leave the country by Nov 20, 2016. On arr...

Read more
grace

Rivlin in Haryana, Indo-Israeli projects in focus

The Israeli President said that trade between the two countries was growing has at a rapid pace and there was great scope for cooperation in wat...

Read more

White House gives up on passing the TPP

Mr Obama's Cabinet secretaries and the US Trade Representative's (USTR) office had been lobbying lawmakers for months to pass the 12-nation dea...

Read more

Clinton wins New Hampshire's 4 Electoral College votes

Politico said neither Baca nor Chiafolo is seeking the election of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonEisen...

Read more
grace

Iraqi forces say defenses, civilians hamper Mosul advance

Iraq's special forces are some of the country's best troops, but they largely rely on air support. Twenty-five militants died, but security f...

Read more