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Protesters condemn Trump as Pakistan summons United States envoy to protest over tweet

Separately, the Foreign Office also summoned the U.S. ambassador in Islamabad David Hale last night and lodged a protest over Donald Trump's rhetoric against Pakistan. "This tweet suggests some ty...

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Shillong: 4 Congress MLAs join BJP

Shillong: 4 Congress MLAs join BJP

Eight legislators, Rowell Lyngdoh, Prestone Tynsong, Comingone Ymbon, Sniawbhalang Dhar and Ngaitlang Dhar ( Congress ), Remington Pyngrope (UDP) and Independents Hopeful Bamon and Stephenson Mukhim, ...

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13 monkeys die in fire at United Kingdom safari park attraction

13 monkeys die in fire at United Kingdom safari park attraction

The park's website states that its troop of patas monkeys shares a 16-acre enclosure with other species, but is housed at night during the winter months. Early indications are that other animals were ...

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U.S. servicemember killed in fighting in eastern Afghanistan

U.S. servicemember killed in fighting in eastern Afghanistan

Forces in Afghanistan . Two of the injured soldiers are now receiving treatment at a local medical centre, and are said to be in a stable condition. US officials had hoped by the end of previous yea...

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Russia risks wrath by 'supplying fuel to North Korea'

Russia risks wrath by 'supplying fuel to North Korea'

Russia has denied claims that United Nations sanctions against North Korea have been breached by Russian tankers transferring fuel to the regime's tankers at sea. It also requires oil for its interco...

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Gunmen Kill 14 Worshipers Returning From Church In Rivers

Gunmen Kill 14 Worshipers Returning From Church In Rivers

A relative of a victim said that the worshippers were returning when gunmen opened fired on them on Monday. While 14 people died on the spot, 12 others sustained gunshot wounds. The suspects were id...

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As Many As 12 Iranians Dead As Protests Continue

As Many As 12 Iranians Dead As Protests Continue

A senior Israeli minister has wished Iranian protesters "success" but insists his country is not involved in the mass demonstrations that erupted in recent days. Energy Information Administration. T...

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Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change

Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change

If at the end of those six years the guest worker has a pending Green Card (Permanent Residency) application, then there is an nearly indefinite extension of the H-1B visa till such time the applicant...

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Man accused of murdering stepson after he tried to get a cookie

Man accused of murdering stepson after he tried to get a cookie

Fox affiliate WTVT reported citing the arrest affidavit that an employee at the Masters Inn in Seffner where the family was staying, called authorities to report loud shouting in a room which soun...

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Plowable snow, gusty winds move in for Thursday

Plowable snow, gusty winds move in for Thursday

The main difference between all the various weather models is how close they get the center of the storm to the coastline. Strengthening low pressure will pass offshore Wednesday with snow, sleet and ...

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Pakistan convenes emergency meet after Trump announces end of USA aide

The "Iranian people give no credit to the deceitful and opportunist remarks of USA officials or Mr. Trump ", said Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, according to state television. A...

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Fatah and Hamas slam 'US-enabled' Israeli resolution on West Bank annexation

Fatah and Hamas slam 'US-enabled' Israeli resolution on West Bank annexation

The bill is widely seen as meant to make it more hard to give up part of Jerusalem to the Palestinian Authority, which wants the city's eastern half to be the capital of an independent Palestinian sta...

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Tata Motors reports strong 52% volume growth in December 2017

Tata Motors reports strong 52% volume growth in December 2017

The Commercial and Passenger Vehicles domestic sales in December 2017 was at 54,627 units as against 35,825 units in December 2016, a growth of 52%, due to the increasing demand for vehicles across se...

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Winning €38.9 million EuroMillions ticket was bought in Dublin

Winning €38.9 million EuroMillions ticket was bought in Dublin

The National Lottery has said the winning €38.9m EuroMillions ticket was sold in the Dublin area. The winning store will be contacted today. Miriam Donohoe told RTÉ's Morning Ireland: "We would ...

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Volunteers discover 43 brown snake eggs in school sandpit

Volunteers discover 43 brown snake eggs in school sandpit

Brown snakes are extremely venomous, with the eastern brown snake said to be responsible for most deaths caused by snakebite in Australia. Rescuers believed they belonged to water dragons initiall...

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Short Interest Up 17.0% in January

Credit Suisse Ag invested in 1.02 million shares. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 31.45% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.10% the S&P500. (NYSE: VRX )....

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DOH: Firecracker-related injuries down by 68%

DOH: Firecracker-related injuries down by 68%

His predecessor, Paulyn Ubial, reported 350 firecracker-related injuries on January 1, 2017. Majority of the cases came from the National Capital Region, which had 115 reported injuries. Majority ...

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Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore Wants a New Special Election in Alabama

Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore Wants a New Special Election in Alabama

Shortly before Alabama was set to certify Jones' victory over Moore, the Republican's spokeswoman railed against the process and emphatically stood by the expertise undergirding the campaign's compla...

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Iranian policeman killed by rioters in ongoing protests

Iranian policeman killed by rioters in ongoing protests

A young member of the Revolutionary Guards and a passer- by were also reported dead in towns near the cultural hub of Isfahan city, while TV had earlier confirmed the death of a policeman in nearb...

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Chinese ban on ivory sales goes into effect

Chinese ban on ivory sales goes into effect

All of the country's licensed ivory carving factories and retailers will be shuttered in accordance with a landmark 2015 announcement from Chinese President Xi Jinping and then U.S. The ban on all i...

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Iranian protesters attack police stations, raise stakes in unrest

Iranian protesters attack police stations, raise stakes in unrest

Social-media videos from the city of Mashhad showed protesters overturning a police auto and setting police motorcycles on fire. VOA said a reporter with its Persian Service had spoken to their famili...

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WEATHER FORECAST: Very cold end to 2017

WEATHER FORECAST: Very cold end to 2017

Wind chill values as low as -30. New Year's Day will be partly sunny with a slight chance of rain and freezing rain in the morning. Saturday , mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wednesday: Par...

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State Department releases emails from Clinton aide

State Department releases emails from Clinton aide

The article said Ms. Abedin forwarded some government passwords to her private Yahoo email account in 2009, when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state. He also testified that Trump pressured him ...

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United States twins born minutes apart, yet in different years

United States twins born minutes apart, yet in different years

At 11:58 P.M. on the last day of 2017, Flores delivered the first of her twins, Joaquin Jr. In fact, they're the only set of twins born in different years that just about anyone can remember. The un...

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12 injured, 1 seriously, in major Bronx building fire

12 injured, 1 seriously, in major Bronx building fire

At least 12 people have been injured in an early morning fire in the Parkchester section of the Bronx, New York. The incident took place on Thursday night and has been termed as the deadliest fire t...

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Chrissy Teigen Sets Twitter Account To Private After 'Pizzagate' Accusation

Chrissy Teigen Sets Twitter Account To Private After 'Pizzagate' Accusation

Despite initially trying to make light of the allegations, Chrissy later added: "Yeah yeah it's "just Twitter " but I'm pretty sure this *sick* person is saying we are darksided pizzagate pedophi...

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Tiger Zinda Hai earns Rs. 272 crores at BO

Tiger Zinda Hai earns Rs. 272 crores at BO

The movie Tiger Zinda hai hits the screens on 22 December on the event of Christmas. As per reports, the film Tiger Zinda Hai collected Rs 254 Cr plus box office income in the span of 10 days of i...

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Bodies of Table Mountain climbers retrieved

Bodies of Table Mountain climbers retrieved

Images have circulated on social media of the cliff-side operation, which halted cable auto services, stranding hundreds of tourists on top of the mountain. The men, together with a woman, were climbi...

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Arrest in Call of Duty-linked 'swatting' death

Arrest in Call of Duty-linked 'swatting' death

Police say Finch was a victim of swatting , an online prank that involves making false police reports of a violent crime in-progress in hopes of prompting a SWAT team response to a target's home. The...

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Drunken bragging sparked FBI's Trump probe

Drunken bragging sparked FBI's Trump probe

The special counsel investigation of links between Russian Federation and President Trump's 2016 election campaign should continue without interference in 2018, despite calls from some Trump adminis...

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Children's snacking habits setting them up for obesity in later life

Children's snacking habits setting them up for obesity in later life

Tesco will help parents - instore and online - choose affordable, healthier snacks that are 100 calories or less. The campaign, which runs for the month of January, also offers parents money-off...

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German AfD MP under fire for anti-Muslim New Year tweets

German AfD MP under fire for anti-Muslim New Year tweets

In response, Twitter blocked her account for 12 hours for violating its rules regarding racist content. Von Storch hit the roof when Cologne police tweeted a Happy New Year greeting in Arabic. "Be...

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South Korea offers border talks with North Korea

South Korea offers border talks with North Korea

Choi Moon-soon, governor of Gangwon Province where the Pyeongchang Olympics is set to be held, has proposed South Korea would send cruise ships to bring North Korean athletes and officials to Pyeongc...

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As protests persist, Rouhani warns Iran will respond to 'lawbreakers'

As protests persist, Rouhani warns Iran will respond to 'lawbreakers'

Social-media videos from the city of Mashhad showed protesters overturning a police auto and setting police motorcycles on fire. As a counter to the violence, separate state-sponsored rallies took...

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9th largest Powerball jackpot up for grabs

9th largest Powerball jackpot up for grabs

The Powerball prize has risen to a whopping $440 million, the ninth largest sum in Powerball history. The Powerball numbers drawn on Saturday were 28, 36, 41, 51 and 58. The jackpot has been rolling...

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Maria Sharapova cruises into Shenzhen Open second round

Maria Sharapova cruises into Shenzhen Open second round

The Russian next faces 2017 runner-up Alison Riske, who upset China's fifth seed Wang Qiang on Sunday. Sharapova dropped an early service game but recovered quickly to dominate her match. The Kazakh...

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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denies role behind protests in Iran

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denies role behind protests in Iran

Hundreds of people have been arrested and a prominent judge warned on Tuesday that some could face death penalty trials. It was not immediately clear if the Revolutionary Guard member was the same f...

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Bhima Koregaon battle : Section 144 imposed around Koregaon Bhima park in Pune

Bhima Koregaon battle : Section 144 imposed around Koregaon Bhima park in Pune

Demonstrators from Dalit communities in Mumbai on Tuesday called for " rasta roko " protest a day after one person was killed in clashes during celebrations to commemorate the 200th anniversary of t...

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Vijay Gokhale Appointed as New Foreign Secretary of India

Vijay Gokhale Appointed as New Foreign Secretary of India

The appointment of Gokhale, now Secretary (Economic Relations), was cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, an official statement said. Gokhale, who was India's envoy to China till Sep...

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Roger Federer rings in 2018 at Hopman Cup in Perth

Roger Federer rings in 2018 at Hopman Cup in Perth

The ace, though, couldn't save Japan from a whitewash as Federer, along with Belinda Bencic , registered a 2-4 4-1 4-3 win over Osaka and Sugita to seal the tie 3-0. I got a bit sloppy out there, esp...

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