Southern rail strike: Aslef three day drivers' strike starts today

Workers from the UK's Southern Rail have launched a three-day strike in protest over the proposed introduction of driver-only trains. Meanwhile, it is back to business for London Underground. "There will also be significant disruption and hardship ... More..

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by | Monday, January 09, 2017

NZ student-turned-militant shot dead in Saudi Arabia

It's believed he made the bomb used in a July attack outside a mosque in Medina where Islam's holiest prophet, Muhammad, is buried. The other militant killed on Saturday, Talal bin Samran al-Sa'aeidi, had pre...More..

US consular official in Mexico shot in his auto
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

US consular official in Mexico shot in his auto

A video posted to Facebook by the US consulate shows the shooter waiting outside a parking garage before opening fire on the official's vehicle in the middle of the day. The victim is reported to be in "stabl...More..

No democracy in West Bengal under Mamata Banerjee: BJP
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

No democracy in West Bengal under Mamata Banerjee: BJP

Trinamool workers had also laid siege to the state BJP headquarters in central Kolkata soon after the arrest TMC strong man. The BJP leader is under medical supervision for her severe injuries at a private nu...More..

by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Trump To Receive Intel Briefing On Russian Cyber Hacks

President-elect Donald Trump said his intelligence briefing on allegations that the Russian government was behind a hack of Democratic campaign e-mails has been delayed until the end of the week, and that USA o...More..

MK Stalin elevated as DMK president, Karunanidhi to remain chief
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

MK Stalin elevated as DMK president, Karunanidhi to remain chief

Earlier, he was handpicked by the party president M Karunanidhi as his successor. The meeting was held at the party headquarters Anna Arivalayam in Chennai . Anbazhagan as president M. Karunanidhi was advise...More..

Britain's top European Union envoy quits amid Brexit tensions
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Britain's top European Union envoy quits amid Brexit tensions

Charles Grant, the director of the Centre for European Reform, tweeted that Rogers' resignation meant the United Kingdom had lost one of its most experienced EU negotiators at a crucial juncture. Sir Ivan...More..

Megyn Kelly Will Join NBC News
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Megyn Kelly Will Join NBC News

The former Fox News employee will host a daytime talk show Monday through Friday as well as a Sunday night news show. She will also become an important contributor to NBC's breaking news, political and spec...More..

New UN Chief Wants 2017 To Be Year For Peace
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

New UN Chief Wants 2017 To Be Year For Peace

Antonio Guterres took charge as the UN Secretary General, making a strong appeal to the worldwide community to strive for peace in 2017 at a time when millions of people are caught up in conflict and threat of ...More..

Major cities around the world strengthen anti-terror measures for New Year
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Major cities around the world strengthen anti-terror measures for New Year

Fireworks erupted from the 328m (1,080ft) tall Sky Tower in the city centre. Fireworks teams across the country and putting the finishing touches on their pyrotechnic displays ahead of the biggest party of th...More..

Liverpool, Man City bid to stay on Chelsea's heels
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Liverpool, Man City bid to stay on Chelsea's heels

He added: "I was lucky to play against Jurgen Klopp". Give me a break. "It was pressure, but we could have done much better". City must also keep a close eye on Sadio Mane, who scored a hat-trick in his las...More..

Second man arrested in Berlin truck attack investigation is released
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Second man arrested in Berlin truck attack investigation is released

But "further investigations determined that the man who was provisionally detained isn't this possible contact person of Anis Amri, so he had to be released from custody", Koehler told reporters. Jirko Patist, ...More..

When Sasikala Natarajan nearly broke down after her appointment as Jayalalithaa successor
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

When Sasikala Natarajan nearly broke down after her appointment as Jayalalithaa successor

But then the pending cases of Disproportionate Assets is preventing her from doing that. Political observers say Sasikala knows very well that she is not a charismatic leader like Jaya and that is the reason ...More..

Team Akhilesh releases its own list of 235
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Team Akhilesh releases its own list of 235

Main leaders who got the ticket include Atiq Ahmed from Kanpur Cantt, Sibgatullah Ansari from Mohammadabad, BJP turncoat Vijay Bahadur Yadav from Gorakhpur Rural, BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui's brother Hasnu...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Security Forces Need Three Months to Eliminate ISIS: Iraqi PM

USA advisers, part of an worldwide coalition that has conducted thousands of air strikes and trained tens of thousands of Iraqi ground troops, will work directly with those forces and an elite Interior Ministry...More..

Schneiderman Says President-Elect Must Freeze Plans to Dismantle Trump Foundation
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Schneiderman Says President-Elect Must Freeze Plans to Dismantle Trump Foundation

The Foundation is under investigation by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and was ordered to stop raising funds in October. The statement came after Trump announced he wanted to dissolve the chari...More..

Fights, Chaos Reported at More Than a Dozen Malls Post-Christmas
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Fights, Chaos Reported at More Than a Dozen Malls Post-Christmas

The mall was temporarily closed after the incident, but re-opened later in the evening. A mall in Manchester, Conn. was evacuated Monday evening after a fight involving "several hundred" teens. Police believe...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

President rejects Muslim PM candidate Sevil Shhaideh

Dragnea said that Iohannis showed "contempt" for the Romanians who voted for the PSD-ALDE majority by refusing the proposal of Sevil Shhaideh as the future Prime Minister without offering any explanation. The...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

USA woman gangrape: Delhi Police arrest four accused

And they, as in the tour guide, driver, cleaner and another hotel employee, have been charged with rape", Delhi police spokesman Dependra Pathak toldAgance France Presse . The victim had also stated that one o...More..

Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of Southern Chile; Tsunami Threat Issued
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of Southern Chile; Tsunami Threat Issued

According to Onemi, around 21,000 homes had been completely detached from electricity, along with one bridge that had was deemed to be impossible to pass through. An official with Chile's National Fish and Aqua...More..

Syria: US Moves to Arm Rebels with Anti-Aircraft Weapons
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Syria: US Moves to Arm Rebels with Anti-Aircraft Weapons

Erdogan has strongly criticized the Obama administration for supporting the YPG in the past, describing it as support for terrorists. Separately on Tuesday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he had evide...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Japanese destroyer spots China's Liaoning aircraft carrier fleet

Beijing could build multiple aircraft carriers over the next 15 years, the Pentagon said in a report last year. The naval drills come as China seeks to project its military power amid tensions with Taiwan and...More..

No survivors found in Russian Federation gov't jet crash; terrorism 'totally excluded'
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

No survivors found in Russian Federation gov't jet crash; terrorism 'totally excluded'

According to Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov, the rescue teams have found 11 bodies and fragment of bodies so far. Passengers on the flight that crashed into the Black Sea moments after takeoff Sunda...More..

Where is the natural disaster? Narendra Modi mocks Rahul Gandhi
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Where is the natural disaster? Narendra Modi mocks Rahul Gandhi

He also said , "I never imagined that some politicians will so openly support the corrupt". On one side, the fearless give away their blood and life and on the other side, he (Modi) did surgical strike on blac...More..

Crude prices climb on Thursday
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Crude prices climb on Thursday

West Texas Intermediate for February delivery rose 7 cents to settle at $53.02 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index, a gauge of the buck against six rival currencies, was off ...More..

Endangered Puget Sound Orca Found Dead off Canadian Coast
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Endangered Puget Sound Orca Found Dead off Canadian Coast

The DFO's marine mammal coordinator, Paul Cottrell, said it appears the animal was struck while alive and died some time after, according to results from a necropsy. An orca expert says the whale's death could ...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

President Obama To End Visitor Registry Program Before Donald Trump Takes Office

The Obama administration is overhauling a national registry program meant to track visitors who arrive in the USA from countries with active terrorist groups less than a month before President-elect Donald Trum...More..

Merkel: 'Particularly Painful' If Refugee Was Behind Berlin Massacre
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Merkel: 'Particularly Painful' If Refugee Was Behind Berlin Massacre

The market, which operates in the Distillery District throughout the holidays, has concrete barriers outside several entrances and a security vehicle is now stationed near the main gate. Enquist said she doesn'...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

United States must 'greatly strengthen' its nuclear capability

Though Trump and his team did not give any indication as to why the real estate mogul tweeted about nuclear arms Thursday, the president-elect did meet with advisers at his private Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Bea...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Cyber experts finds evidence of Russian link behind Democratic party hack

Since Donald Trump won the 2016 election, some Democrats have been blaming Russians for stealing the election. Apparently, the Russian agency used the same tactics to compromise the DNC's networks. The director...More..

Storm Barbara to bash north in run-up to Christmas
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Storm Barbara to bash north in run-up to Christmas

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "It's relatively a long distance away still, so obviously there's a fair amount of uncertainty". To put Reston's holiday weather forecast in musical terms, the chances...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Row sparked after Turkish worldwide school 'bans' Christmas

Several German teachers confirmed to the German Spiegel magazine that they were instructed to forego Christmas songs and traditions - and even remove advent calendars from school premises. As for the concert,...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

China, Norway agree on normalization of ties

The Norwegian government praised its seafood industry, for its efforts over trade with China, and said that with this normalization of trade comes a joint resolution for the renewal of the bilateral relationshi...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

China returns seized USA underwater drone

In Beijing, China's foreign ministry said the Chinese and U.S. militaries were having "unimpeded" talks about the return. The Chinese navy vessel that seized the drone returned it near where it had been tak...More..

Queen steps down as patron of children's charities
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Queen steps down as patron of children's charities

Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip also resigned from a number of patronages when he turned 90 in 2011. In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: "At the end of the Queen's 90th birthday year, Her Majesty ...More..

Nigel Farage accuses Jo Cox's widower of supporting extremism
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Nigel Farage accuses Jo Cox's widower of supporting extremism

Nigel Farage has sparked outrage among Labour politicians after linking the widower of murdered MP Jo Cox to "extremists". Mr Farage, the only politician to have met with Mr Trump at Trump Towers in NY, descr...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

'Here's Jarvis' - Mark Zuckerberg reveals his Morgan Freeman voice inspired virtual butler

One of the biggest challenges Zuckerberg faced: Connecting all of his home devices. He designed it so that he can learn more about the state of AI, he explained. weirdly. To Zuckerberg, AI was the easy part. ...More..

Explosion rocks fireworks market outside Mexico City, local media reports
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Explosion rocks fireworks market outside Mexico City, local media reports

The explosion in Tultepec , Mexico, has left 70 people injured. State governor Eruviel Avila said the top priority was to care for the injured, and officials had been dispatched to the scene. Fireworks conti...More..

Donald Trump nominates South Carolina Rep. Mick Mulvaney to be budget director
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Donald Trump nominates South Carolina Rep. Mick Mulvaney to be budget director

In the past Mulvaney, who holds a degree in worldwide economics from Georgetown University as well as a law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , has said he would favor shutting down ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Crude Production Drop and a Less Frothy Dollar Help Stabilize Oil Prices

Russian Federation has said cuts could be gradual and it's unlikely non-OPEC members will meet the terms of the deal over the first half of the year. Oil's main driver since September has been the potential f...More..