• Security forces deployed across Kashmir
Security forces deployed across Kashmir

In the gun battle thereafter, three militants managed to escape in the nearby jungles while four other militants belonging to banned Hizbul Mujahideen outfit were killed. However, security officials said that there were no restrictions imposed in the rest of the Valley. According to intelligence agencies, the spurt in violence is attributed to 20...

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  • New talks seek to end Syria's war after almost six years
New talks seek to end Syria's war after almost six years

All the parties involved in the Syrian dispute will be present tomorrow, Kazakh Foreign Ministry spokesman, Anuar Zhainakov, announced. "We want direct talks, I mean direct negotiations, just to save time and save lives because every day is costly for Syrians", the Syrian opposition figure said.

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  • Image of Pregnant Trump, Affectionate Putin Decorates Buildings in Chelsea, Williamsburg
Image of Pregnant Trump, Affectionate Putin Decorates Buildings in Chelsea, Williamsburg

A painting by an artist in Lithuania of Trump and Putin kissing sparked attention in May past year. He said that the Russian side had published all information it wanted to publish following this conversation. On February 14, the White House spokesman said that US President Donald Trump expects Russian Federation to "return Crimea" to Ukraine. ...

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  • Kim Jong-nam: North Korean regime's critic in exile
Kim Jong-nam: North Korean regime's critic in exile

Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korean media reported on February 14. No other details were immediately available. The reported death came ahead of planned birthday celebrations Thursday for the country's late ruler Kim Jong Il, father of both Kims. Jong-nam was sche...

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  • New German president sees stormy ties with Trump's America
New German president sees stormy ties with Trump's America

The Kremlin said in a statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin had congratulated Steinmeier in a telegram and invited him to visit Moscow. Despite the role being largely ceremonial, past German presidents have acted as voices of moral authority in national and global conversations.

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  • N. Korean test missile 'flies 500km, lands in Sea of Japan'
N. Korean test missile 'flies 500km, lands in Sea of Japan'

Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Geng Shuang (耿爽) said that China opposed the launch, which violated UN Security Council resolutions that call for an end to North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. Joseph Yun, spoke with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts and affirmed close coordination with the two countries, the official sa...

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  • Samsung chief grilled again in South Korean corruption scandal
Samsung chief grilled again in South Korean corruption scandal

A spokesperson for the special probe team investigating the wider presidential scandal told reporters Sunday authorities "carried out additional investigations over the last three weeks" and plan to question Lee on additional charges. It remains uncertain whether prosecutors will again seek an arrest warrant for Lee after failing with their January...

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  • Trump Admin considering various options to reinstate travel ban
Trump Admin considering various options to reinstate travel ban

Stephanopoulos pressed Miller for evidence to support Trump's claim, but when none was given, said: "Just for the record, you have provided absolutely no evidence". On CNN's "State of the Union", Democratic Minnesota Senator Al Franken said "a few" of his Republican colleagues are questioning Trump's mental health.

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  • Hundreds evacuated from Hamburg airport after 33 injured by 'unknown toxin'
Hundreds evacuated from Hamburg airport after 33 injured by 'unknown toxin'

German emergency services temporarily evacuated Hamburg airport on Sunday (Feb 12) and treated nearly 70 people after an irritant gas was released in the building - probably by a "prankster" using pepper spray, firefighters said. Authorities said they ruled out an act of terrorism, DPA added. When looking for the source of the incident, f...

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  • CAS sanctions Russian runner Savinova-Farnosova for doping
CAS sanctions Russian runner Savinova-Farnosova for doping

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday sanctioned Russian 800-metre runner Mariya Savinova for four years over violations of anti-doping rules. The German documentary led to the Wada inquiry and to the International Association of Athletics Federations suspending Russia from international competition.

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  • Mexico's Government Warns Its Citizens Of 'New Reality' In US
Mexico's Government Warns Its Citizens Of 'New Reality' In US

Seven people were arrested after a group of protesters blocked an ICE van. The Obama administration prioritised deportations of only undocumented immigrants who were convicted of a violent felony, serious misdemeanor or several misdemeanors.

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  • Nordstrom Shrugs Off Trump's Twitter Criticism as Shares Climb
Nordstrom Shrugs Off Trump's Twitter Criticism as Shares Climb

She is a great person and doing that to her is bad. Apparently, the controversy is good for business because Nordstrom stock shot up over four percent in just one day after the president's tweet. "We recognize our customers can make choices about what they purchase based on personal views and we'll continue to give them options". The company ...

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  • Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump to meet Monday in Washington
Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump to meet Monday in Washington

Trudeau spoke to Trump last month, after a deadly shooting at a mosque in Quebec City. His travel ban has also created uncertainty and confusion for many Canadian citizens and permanent residents, and Trump has been calling on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to invest more in our military.

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  • Trump talks with Turkey's president in anticipated call
Trump talks with Turkey's president in anticipated call

Turkey's media also reported about the Turkish servicemen wounded during the fighting, but their number is not disclosed. The Turkish Armed Forces also hit 254 Daesh targets in northern Syria, said the General Staff statement. support for Turkey as a "strategic partner and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally". "As regional countries, as cou...

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  • Unmarried woman wins pension battle
Unmarried woman wins pension battle

Denise Brewster and William Leonard "Lenny" McMullan became engaged on Christmas Eve 2009, but two days later McMullan died. However, that decision was then overturned in the Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland before the case headed to the UK Supreme Court for a final decision.

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  • Housing white paper boosts councils' house-building powers
Housing white paper boosts councils' house-building powers

PEER-TO-PEER property lenders have welcomed the government's support for small housebuilders in its housing white paper. Shadow secretary of state for housing John Healey said: "We were promised a white paper; we've got a white flag". Young people's faces pressed against the estate agent's window, trying and failing to find a home they can afford...

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  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav promises voters maximum pension cover
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav promises voters maximum pension cover

The alliance will win and Akhilesh will be the next Chief Minister", Mulayam said. Akhilesh today addressed six election rallies in Sitapur as part of his vigorous campaigning in the state. It was the SP Government that announced a financial aid of Rs 2 lakh for the families of such people. On the SP-Congress poll alliance, the Chief Minister s...

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  • No conspiracy in Jayalalithaa's death: London doctor
No conspiracy in Jayalalithaa's death: London doctor

Dr Beale said that although it was not clear at that time what the source of the infection was "subsequent tests showed there was indeed infection in her blood". On being asked why Jayalalithaa was not shifted to another medical facility, the doctors replied, "Jayalalithaa had denied the suggestion of being shifted to London".

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  • Fox Shares Decline on Mixed Quarterly Results
Fox Shares Decline on Mixed Quarterly Results

Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 23.28% and a net margin of 10.45%. 21st Century Fox noted higher political advertising for its local broadcast stations and Fox New Channel, with media buyers picking up a raft of spots for highly watched election coverage.

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  • MILO to UC Berkeley: 'I'll Be back'
MILO to UC Berkeley: 'I'll Be back'

But on Thursday, her office was eerily silent about Trump's threat and ignored repeated requests for comment. In California, a mostly Democratic state where lawmakers have already begun preparing legislation to combat Trump's policies on immigration and climate change, the response was swift.

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