Former Congress minister E Ahamed collapses in Parliament, rushed to hospital

Mr Ahamed was admitted at Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia hospital after he suffered a cardiac arrest while both houses of parliament were being jointly addressed by President Pranab Mukherjee. The death of former Indian minister of states for external aff... More..

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Myanmar's ruling party legal advisor U Ko Ni shot dead

A suspect has been detained but there are no details on the motive. Although he was an nearly universally admired figure, Ko Ni accrued powerful enemies both for his status as a Muslim public figure - among o...More..

Uttar Pradesh: SP braces for split after elections
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Uttar Pradesh: SP braces for split after elections

Elections will be held in the state in seven phases from February 11 till March 8. He said this while addressing a rally in Etawah on Tuesday . This question was with regards to political rival Mayawati, wi...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Donald Trump UN agencies decry suspension of refugee programme by U.S. president

The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Doris Meissner, who heads the USA immigration programme at Washington DC-based think tank, the Migration Policy Institute, said the 50,000 figure was established by th...More..

Astonishing pets on planes: Saudi royalty buys airfare for 80 hawks
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Astonishing pets on planes: Saudi royalty buys airfare for 80 hawks

That's right, a new viral picture, taken onboard a Middle Eastern airplane, shows the full middle section of the economy class being occupied by attractive birds of prey. One Reddit user commented on the ...More..

Bhavita Patel named as latest Bourke St victim
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Bhavita Patel named as latest Bourke St victim

Patel, 33, a financial consultant, died after her family chose to turn off her life support after the 20 January attack, that killed five others including two children. By 1.30pm police said the area was "deeme...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Trump gives generals 30 days for new anti-ISIS strategy

The president is putting it on paper to send a message, said the official. Aside from the very real affront to American values these actions represent, as well as the legal issues they raise, it is useful to ...More..

Fillon pay row: Offices raided in French parliament
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Fillon pay row: Offices raided in French parliament

He also said that he wanted to be heard by the investigators. The latest opinion surveys showed Fillon losing momentum after his wife's fake job scandal, but he remains well placed to take over the Elysee Pal...More..

Allies' defense chiefs reaffirm THAAD deployment as planned
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Allies' defense chiefs reaffirm THAAD deployment as planned

Earlier this month, Hwang warned that North Korea's nuclear and missile capabilities are accelerating at an "unprecedented" pace, as he called for the "swift" deployment of the anti-missile system. The country'...More..

Daughter Of Anwar Al-Awlaki reported killed in Yemen raid
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Daughter Of Anwar Al-Awlaki reported killed in Yemen raid

A separate drone strike two weeks later killed his 16-year-old American-born son, Nora's brother, notes The Intercept. Pentagon officials state that 14 were killed in the raid and "numerous" civilians. One of...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Morocco Re Joins The African Union, Ending A 33 Year Boycott

In late 2016, Morocco said African Union Commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was obstructing its readmission. The 54-member bloc voted overwhelmingly to readmit Morocco after an absence of 33 years followi...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

What H1B visa reforms mean for Indian IT companies

Ministry of External Affairs has said India's interests and concerns on the issue have been conveyed both to the US administration and the US Congress at senior levels. Indian firms have collectively hired over...More..

Homes evacuated in Chile amid battle to control wildfires
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Homes evacuated in Chile amid battle to control wildfires

More help is needed - with the destruction of crops, farms and the livelihood of our extended growing family of growers all across various regions of Chile, it is pivotal that the produce industry as a whole st...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Bookies predict a hung Punjab assembly with Congress largest party

The house is now on lease to Canada-based Satnam Singh who is a friend of KCF's ex terrorist Gurinder Singh. Mr Gandhi is on a three-day tour of Punjab that will see him travel to all the seats that the immed...More..

India's jinx at Miss Universe continues, French beauty crowned (Intro Roundup)
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

India's jinx at Miss Universe continues, French beauty crowned (Intro Roundup)

A dental surgery student, Mittnaere has always been vocal about her advocacy, which is the improvement of oral hygiene. "Having open borders allows us to travel more to the world and to find out more about what...More..

Ex-tycoon Batista headed back to Rio to face charges
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Ex-tycoon Batista headed back to Rio to face charges

Mr Batista grabbed worldwide investor attention in the first decade of this century with extravagant promises to build an oil and logistics empire on the coast of Rio de Janeiro state, based on the expected oil...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Congressmen: 11 held at Atlanta airport after Trump's executive

Trump said the goal of the temporary travel restriction was to keep out potential terrorists. "The risk of admitting refugees is minuscule. So I think in terms of the upside being greater protection of our bord...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

RSS defamation: Rahul appears before court

Rahul - who had in September previous year withdrew his petition before the SC seeking dismissal of defamation case filed Kunte and told the court that he ready to tried on charges of defaming the RSS - had ear...More..

Attorneys-general from 15 USA states decry Donald Trump's immigration order
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Attorneys-general from 15 USA states decry Donald Trump's immigration order

The states taking part in the joint statement issued Sunday are Washington, California, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Virginia, Oregon, Connecticut, Vermont, Illinois, New Mexico, Iowa, Maine a...More..

Parliament should function despite differences : PM
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Parliament should function despite differences : PM

Trinamool Congress had announced it will not attend the all party meeting, and the first two days of the Parliament session protesting demonetisation. "Its effect will not be taken into account because the figu...More..

Trump visa policy to affect anti-terrorism unity
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump visa policy to affect anti-terrorism unity

His comments came after a top White House official suggested that more countries like Pakistan could be added to the ban list of Muslim countries that already include Libya, Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria an...More..

Three important facts about how the US resettles Syrian refugees
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Three important facts about how the US resettles Syrian refugees

His comments come after two Iraqis with ties to U.S. security forces filed a lawsuit against Mr Trump after they were detained at New York's JFK Airport hours after the executive order was signed by the pre...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump screens 'Finding Dory' amid immigration ban chaos

Mr Trump's order, which also suspends refugee admissions for 120 days and indefinitely bars the processing of refugees from Syria , has sparked widespread protests and denunciations from Democrats and a handfu...More..

Democrats Rally at the Supreme Court Against President Trump's Immigration Ban
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Democrats Rally at the Supreme Court Against President Trump's Immigration Ban

Jeff Sessions of Alabama as attorney general. “Tears are running down the cheeks of the Statue of Liberty tonight as a grand tradition of America, welcoming immigrants, that has existed since America was foun...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Mattis stresses commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to German defense chief: Pentagon

Joined earlier in the day at the White House by May, the British prime minister, Trump reaffirmed the United States' "special relationship" with Great Britain . No matter, said Trump. He also vowed to renegot...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Moussa Faki Mahamat of Chad elected new AUC Chairperson

Reports indicate that his closest contender in the vote was the Kenyan Foreign Minister, Amina Mohamed. Chadian foreign minister Faki Mahamat has been elected as the new chair of the African Union (AU) Commis...More..

Trump 'Winning Winning Winning' at Worst President Ever
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump 'Winning Winning Winning' at Worst President Ever

Trump's rating hovered around an equal 45 percent approval to disapproval in the first few days and began to split on Thursday, the day after he signed an executive order moving forward with his proposed border...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Jamat ud Dawah head put under house arrest

The action came after Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that the government was taking steps to fulfil its global obligations regarding JuD. During a meeting with Pakistani envoy Jalil Abbbas Jilan...More..

Utah Gov. Herbert not on board with Trump's refugee, immigrant actions
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Utah Gov. Herbert not on board with Trump's refugee, immigrant actions

The complaint notes Darweesh, a husband and father of three, is a citizen of Iraq who was issued a valid Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa on January 20 to relocate to the United States based on his valuable work ...More..

Trump invites German chancellor Merkel to Washington
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump invites German chancellor Merkel to Washington

Trump spoke later with French President Francoise Hollande . The ban, on refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, saw European capitals scramble to determine how it would effect their dual n...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Iraq could join Iran in banning Americans from entering

We also call on the security authorities and relevant departments to take all measures to ensure Iraq's sovereignty as a state and to preserve the dignity of Iraqis as a people who are fighting terrorism and pr...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Google Doodle Honors Civil Rights Activist Fred Korematsu

Korematsu died in 2005, but it seems reasonable to imagine that he would have applauded the protestors, who wasted no time in organizing against the Trump Administration, prompting speedy action from the court...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Seven soldiers killed in Ukraine

Two more were killed and five injured yesterday morning north of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the press office said. Two more Ukrainian servicemen also died in the fighting that occurred the same day outsid...More..

United Nations says migrant resettlement programs benefit US
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

United Nations says migrant resettlement programs benefit US

Sawan said Saturday that he learned of the decision from TV news the night before. UNHCR hopes that they will be able to do so as soon as possible. Sawan worries about his children, including bullying in sc...More..

War on drugs suspended in Philippines
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

War on drugs suspended in Philippines

Mr Duterte said police across the country who had been the subject of internal investigations should be assigned to conflict zones in the country's troubled southern provinces where the army is fighting Muslim ...More..