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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Former Indian prime minister dies after illness aged 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Former Indian prime minister dies after illness aged 93

The Centre has announced seven-day state mourning over his demise while Delhi schools remained shut today as a mark of respect. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadn...

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Omarosa Book: Trump Called Prime Minister Of Montenegro A 'Punk B----'

Omarosa Book: Trump Called Prime Minister Of Montenegro A 'Punk B----'

Manigault Newman claims Trump officials offered her a job on the campaign as a way of silencing her, after she was sacked from the White House . "On this phone conversation, I was told exactly w...

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Criticism of Trump Over Brennan's Clearance Keeps Increasing

Criticism of Trump Over Brennan's Clearance Keeps Increasing

He added, "So I think it's something that had to be done". Sanders said Trump is also reviewing the clearances of James Clapper , James Comey , Michael Hayden , Sally Yates, Susan Rice , Andrew ...

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Manafort judge reveals he is under police protection

Manafort judge reveals he is under police protection

Prosecutors over the course of 10 days hammered Manafort over his "lies - lies on his tax returns and lies to bank after bank after bank". "You have to come to a conclusion on all 18", the former pr...

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Pentagon: China likely training pilots to target US

Pentagon: China likely training pilots to target US

The report said China could increase its spending to $240 billion by 2028, The Guardian reported . In January the Pentagon put countering Beijing, along with Russian Federation, at the center o...

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Cricket Star Imran Khan elected Prime Minister of Pakistan

Cricket Star Imran Khan elected Prime Minister of Pakistan

In the lead-up to the election, Khan was widely seen as the favoured candidate of the "powerful" military, which was accused of meddling against his rivals. "Legislative business will be hard for him"...

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U.S. judge allows Mueller case against Russian company…

U.S. judge allows Mueller case against Russian company…

Lawyers representing Paul Manafort, who served as Donald Trump's campaign manager in 2016 and is now standing trial on charges of tax and bank fraud in Virginia, have also argued that Mueller's appoin...

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Trump’s military parade postponed to next year, Pentagon says

Trump’s military parade postponed to next year, Pentagon says

Provisional figures released earlier on Thursday said the event could cost about $90 million (£71m) - more than three times an original estimate . The event would focus "on the contributions of o...

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Afghanistan Violence Continues as Gunmen Attack Intelligence Facility

Afghanistan Violence Continues as Gunmen Attack Intelligence Facility

The Shia community in Afghanistan has been repeatedly targeted by Sunni Muslim extremists of the Islamic State group, which views the Shia practice of Islam as heretical. He said reinforcements have b...

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B.C. government declares a state of emergency in wildfire response

Kevin Skrepnek of the Wildfire Service said more than 1,500 properties were on evacuation order at midday Wednesday and at least 10,000 were on an alert, with residents advised to be ready to leave on...

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Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the gentler face of Hindu nationalism, dies

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the gentler face of Hindu nationalism, dies

Mr Vajpayee had been admitted to hospital in New Delhi on 11 June with a kidney infection and chest congestion. He had suffered a stroke in 2009. PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Ani...

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Brennan hits back at Trump and calls denials of Russian collusion 'hogwash'

Brennan hits back at Trump and calls denials of Russian collusion 'hogwash'

In the Journal interview, Trump said he was prepared to yank Brennan's clearance last week, but that it was too "hectic". Trump said he does not trust " many of those people on that list " and d...

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Evidence presented in New Mexico compound case

Evidence presented in New Mexico compound case

District Court Judge Sarah Backus outlined her reasons for granting release to the suspects in a 19-point written order filed on Tuesday. "The state alleges that there was a big plan afoot", Backus ...

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Missing Frederick woman, daughters dead; husband detained, source says

Missing Frederick woman, daughters dead; husband detained, source says

He is facing six charges, three for first degree murder and three for tampering with evidence. Later that afternoon, around 12:15 p.m., Watts says that after receiving no response to repeated text mes...

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Judge Says A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death

Judge Says A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death

During months of hearings, the court has been told that four North Koreans - who are formally accused alongside the women - recruited the pair and were the masterminds, providing them with the poiso...

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Trump has signed the defense budget, involving $250 million in Ukraine

Trump has signed the defense budget, involving $250 million in Ukraine

It's the earliest in the year that Congress has completed an NDAA in more than 20 years. Both provisions, among several others in the NDAA, reflect congressional concerns about the president and dre...

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Corbyn and McDonnell hit back at Benjamin Netanyahu amid wreath-laying row

Corbyn and McDonnell hit back at Benjamin Netanyahu amid wreath-laying row

I just feel that this whole thing is yet another a cooked-up example of people trying to attribute guilt to the Labour Party leader by association. However, Corbyn told the British press that alth...

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Chinese Defense Ministry Opposes China-Related Contents in US Defense Act

Chinese Defense Ministry Opposes China-Related Contents in US Defense Act

Wu said the act goes against the one-China policy, damages the development of Sino-US military-to-military relations and undermines mutual trust and cooperation between the two countries. The Presid...

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Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

Both the prosecutors and the defense team say they want two hours each to make their closing arguments. Prosecutors are arguing that Manafort is guilty of a slew of financial crimes related to hid...

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John Brennan's Security Clearance is Revoked

John Brennan's Security Clearance is Revoked

He also described the action was something he had seen from "foreign tyrants, despots, and autocrats" throughout his career. Democrats called it an " enemies list ", a reference to the Nixon Whi...

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Huckabee Sanders: Trump Has Revoked John Brennan’s Security Clearance

Huckabee Sanders: Trump Has Revoked John Brennan’s Security Clearance

Although Trump recognized that former intelligence agency and law enforcement heads "historically" have been allowed to retain their clearances as a "professional courtesy" to enable them to advise su...

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Here's how you can donate to flood relief efforts in Kerala

Here's how you can donate to flood relief efforts in Kerala

Several districts of the state including Idukki, Kozhikode, Kannur, Wayanad and Malappuram continue to witness landslides and flood. Krishna Kumar, a relief official, said there will be no immediate...

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US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

Press-Herald said a free and independent press is the best defense against tyranny, while the Honolulu Star-Advertiser emphasized democracy's need for a free press. Trump has long rallied against so-c...

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Scores killed in Kabul blast as Afghanistan reels from attacks

Scores killed in Kabul blast as Afghanistan reels from attacks

The bomber targeted a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha where a group of young men and women, all high school graduates, were studying for university entrance exams. Taliba...

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French rescue vessel Aquarius stranded again, seeks port

French rescue vessel Aquarius stranded again, seeks port

Aquarius saved the migrants on Friday off Libya and is drifting between Malta, which has also barred the ship, and the Italian island of Linosa. Adding: "Stop human traffickers and their accomplice...

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Limit time outside because of unhealthy air quality

Limit time outside because of unhealthy air quality

The Southwest Clean Air Agency's advisory listed several other suggestions to those living under smoky conditions. Street lights had not clicked off as of 8 a.m., drivers used their headlights on th...

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Australian Lawmaker's Speech Calling For Muslim Immigration Ban Sparks Outrage

Australian Lawmaker's Speech Calling For Muslim Immigration Ban Sparks Outrage

An Australian politician was widely condemned Wednesday (Aug 15) after demanding "a final solution " to immigration and calling for a return to the White Australia policy which favoured "European C...

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India to launch first manned space mission by 2022, says Narendra Modi

India to launch first manned space mission by 2022, says Narendra Modi

However, Mr Modi suggested that a single astronaut - a "an Indian man or woman" - would take... On May 25, 1961, U.S. president John F Kennedy announced before a special joint session of Congress th...

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Mourners bury Yemeni kids killed in coalition strike

Mourners bury Yemeni kids killed in coalition strike

Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to the world. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday that he had "dispatched a three-star general into Riyadh to look into what happened" in the s...

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China Claims Security Forces Prevented ‘Great Tragedy’ In Uyghur Region

China Claims Security Forces Prevented ‘Great Tragedy’ In Uyghur Region

In joint editorials in its Chinese and English versions, the widely-read Global Times tabloid said criticism of the rights record in Xinjiang was aimed at stirring trouble there and destroying...

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