INTERPOL accepts the State of Palestine as member of the organization

Israel's foreign ministry did not immediately comment. A Palestinian bid to join Interpol failed a year ago, winning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's praise. Israel is concerned that Interpol membership would enable the Palestinian Polic... More..

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Saudi women celebrate end of driving ban
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Saudi women celebrate end of driving ban

JACKIE NORTHAM, BYLINE: For years, the ban on women driving was held up as a sign of repression in Saudi Arabia . A committee has been formed to implement the ruling and it will present recommendations withi...More..

Hrithik Roshan & Tiger Shroff confirmed for Yash Raj Films' next
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Hrithik Roshan & Tiger Shroff confirmed for Yash Raj Films' next

Yash Raj Films has confirmed that Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff will lead the cast in its upcoming venture. The film is said to go floors in April 2018. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film is set to hit the...More..

Ukraine ammunition warehouse explodes in fiery blast
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Ukraine ammunition warehouse explodes in fiery blast

The pro-Western former Soviet nation's military prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it was opening an investigation into possible "sabotage at a military facility". The reason for the blast was unknown, but...More..

Several Naga rebels killed along Myanmar border, Army denies surgical strike
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Several Naga rebels killed along Myanmar border, Army denies surgical strike

The Command said that no Indian personnel was injured in the attack. The firefight started in the early hours of Wednesday, when an Army patrol was moving along the border with Myanmar . The operation was not ...More..

Thousands flee their homes as Vanuatu volcano threatens to erupt
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Thousands flee their homes as Vanuatu volcano threatens to erupt

On Saturday, Vanuatu's Geohazards Department raised its alert for Ambae from level three to four, which is classified as a "moderate eruption state", and the volcano's activity had not changed on Monday, with n...More..

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Donald Tusk: Brexit Negotiations not Making Sufficient Progress

Satisfied with the British Prime Minister Theresa May's recent speech in Florence in which she recognised the need for Brexit to work for consumers, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has said it is time to ...More..

Twitter explains why Trump can use site as venue for violence, hate
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Twitter explains why Trump can use site as venue for violence, hate

A company spokesperson clarified to Recode that Twitter's post was not confirming that Trump's tweet violated its rules. "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. Some social media use...More..

Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra found guilty, sentenced to prison
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra found guilty, sentenced to prison

Yingluck failed to appear on August 25 as hundreds of her supporters waited outside Thailand's Supreme Court for the scheduled verdict. An arrest warrant has been issued for her. Reuters has reported she is ...More..

Twitter Says Trump's North Korea Threat Tweet Is 'Newsworthy,' Not A Violation
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Twitter Says Trump's North Korea Threat Tweet Is 'Newsworthy,' Not A Violation

Trump's executive order, signed last week as world leaders attended the U.N. General Assembly, also created a pathway for the U.S.to impose so-called secondary sanctions on banks in third countries that do ev...More..

Man who committed crime in Jones County will be executed tonight
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Man who committed crime in Jones County will be executed tonight

Just before 11 p.m. EDT, the court announced the temporary stay. According to the Department of Corrections' website, Tharpe was charged two counts of kidnapping and murder in Jones County. There have been 69...More..

Jeremy Corbyn to address challenge posed by robots
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn to address challenge posed by robots

The damaging row broke out after Israeli-American author Miko Peled told a fringe event, which was advertised in Labour's official conference programme: "This is about free speech, the freedom to criticise and ...More..

Ondo police arrest man on Army's Boko Haram wanted list
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Ondo police arrest man on Army's Boko Haram wanted list

He was one of the terrorists declared wanted by the Nigerian Army at the height of the insurgency in the north-east, Vanguard writes. According to the PPRO, Babawo who was traveling from Bauchi State to Iba...More..

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Why Threatening Mass Death Won't Get Trump Banned from Twitter

The U.S. and its allies in the Pacific must steel themselves for the realistic possibility of open warfare with North Korea, National Security Adviser Lt. "What we hope to do is avoid war, but we can not comple...More..

USA says it's not pushing for regime change in NKorea
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

USA says it's not pushing for regime change in NKorea

During the press conference Mr Trump also continued his war of words with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "We clearly have postured our forces to respond in the event of a provocation or a conflict", the g...More..

Florida woman arrested in 'killer clown' cold case
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Florida woman arrested in 'killer clown' cold case

WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA ( WJHL ) - Washington County, Va. Sheriff's Office officials announced an arrest has been made in a 27-year-old homicide cold case from Palm Beach County, Florida . Marlene Warren was kil...More..

Dallas Cowboy likely planning unity statement before Monday's game
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Dallas Cowboy likely planning unity statement before Monday's game

Members of the Dallas Cowboys , including owner Jerry Jones , took a knee before the national anthem ahead of a Monday Night Football game against the Arizona Cardinals . " It is about respect for our coun...More..

Jerry Jones, entire Cowboys team kneels before national anthem
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Jerry Jones, entire Cowboys team kneels before national anthem

He claimed that the Dallas team was greeted by boos, which it was, but also that it was "the loudest I have ever heard". The protests have now reached an all-time high when on September 24, players from sev...More..

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Panamagate: Pakistan minister Ishaq Dar indicted in corruption case

Ishaq Dar has been ordered to ensure his presence during the next hearing. Arif Chaudhry, President Islamabad High Court Bar Association, said that evidence of prosecution will be important as the court wou...More..

China Resumes Coal Imports from N. Korea
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

China Resumes Coal Imports from N. Korea

China's diesel exports to North Korea were 170 tonnes, compared with zero tonnes in August last year and gasoline shipments were 180 tonnes, down 96.3 percent from a year ago. The secretary of state is making...More..

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Trump tweets may be seen as declaration of war, but they're newsworthy

Evans Revere, a former senior diplomat who met with a North Korean delegation in Switzerland this month, said that Pyongyang had been reaching out to "organizations and individuals" to encourage talks with form...More..

Juventus president Agnelli slapped with 1-year ban over ticket scandal
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Juventus president Agnelli slapped with 1-year ban over ticket scandal

Juventus security director Alessandro D'Angelo was also banned for 15 months while ticketing director Stefano Merulla and former marketing director Francesco Calvo were also handed one-year suspensions. Andrea...More..

After 104 Days, GJM Calls Off Strike in Darjeeling
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

After 104 Days, GJM Calls Off Strike in Darjeeling

September 27. The GJM had shutdown the hills over its demand for a separate Gorkhaland state, however, after home minister Rajnath Singh's appeal, GJM chief Bimal Gurung chose to call off the indefinite sti...More..

Inquiry blames BHU, pressure on VC mounts
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Inquiry blames BHU, pressure on VC mounts

The UP government finally intervened in the BHU incident a day after both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah asked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath about the unsavoury incident. Tripathi's b...More..

Dallas Cowboys, Owner Jerry Jones, Kneel Before Anthem
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Dallas Cowboys, Owner Jerry Jones, Kneel Before Anthem

The Associated Press estimated more than 200 players protested in some form Sunday in the wake of President Trump's comments. Everyone we spoke to then said they just thought kneeling was more disrespectful...More..

US Imposes Sanctions on Nine North Korean Banks, 26 Individuals
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

US Imposes Sanctions on Nine North Korean Banks, 26 Individuals

According to reports, Asia's fifth-largest economy has already blocked imports of North Korean coal, copper ore and textiles, among others, in the past and placed a cap on exports of key trade items such as oil...More..

Paul opposes GOP modified health care bill
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Paul opposes GOP modified health care bill

Republicans had scrambled to pass health care reform before a September 30 deadline, using special rules that would have allowed them to avoid a Democratic filibuster and pass the bill with a simple majority. H...More..

India 'no' to deploy troops in Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

India 'no' to deploy troops in Afghanistan

Asserting that there can be no tolerance for terrorism India and the USA today recognise the threat that global terrorism poses to people throughout the world. Mattis lauded India's efforts in Afghanistan. In...More..

Diego Costa deal agreed as the Spain striker heads back to Atletico
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Diego Costa deal agreed as the Spain striker heads back to Atletico

But, having succeeded in forcing through his departure from Stamford Bridge, Costa landed in the Spanish capital to undergo a medical. Costa won two Premier League titles in his three seasons at Chelsea ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

North Korea sought mutual assured destruction ties with USA in 2016

Trump threatened in his maiden UN address on Tuesday to " totally destroy " the country of 26 million people if North Korea threatened the United States or its allies. It was vitally important everyone strictly...More..