Runaway bus 'kills 34' in Haitian city of Gonaives

The incident occurred in the city of Gonaives, 90 miles outside the capital of Port-au-Prince. The vehicle first knocked over two pedestrians, killing one, French-language media report. "The bus, the passengers and the driver were all placed into t... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
New York Jewish center reopens after second bomb threat in one week
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

New York Jewish center reopens after second bomb threat in one week

More than a dozen Jewish community centers have received similar threats across the US recently. An upstate Jewish center suffered its second bomb scare in less than a week on Sunday, prompting Gov. The Roche...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Iraqi general: 30% of west Mosul seized from ISIL

More than 200,000 Mosul residents have been displaced since October, when the campaign to retake ISIL's last urban stronghold in Iraq was launched. An Iraqi Shia paramilitary group, the Iran-backed Popular Mo...More..

Liverpool vs Burnley - Reds looking to cement top four position
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Liverpool vs Burnley - Reds looking to cement top four position

Burnley are still yet to win a game away from home in the Premier League this season. Liverpool's struggles against the Premier League's so-called smaller sides have been well documented this season and th...More..

Trump Overtures to Palestinians Confuses, Concerns Many Israelis
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Trump Overtures to Palestinians Confuses, Concerns Many Israelis

The White House said Trump "emphasized his personal belief that peace is possible and that the time has come to make a deal". Israelis " will have to show some flexibility " and signal they want to make a deal,...More..

South Korean court upholds President Park's impeachment, removing her from office
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

South Korean court upholds President Park's impeachment, removing her from office

She is obliged to leave the presidential Blue House and loses her executive immunity from prosecution. China has curbed travel to South Korea and targeted Korean companies in the mainland, prompting retaliato...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Based aid group forced to shut down operations in Turkey

Kurdish and Arab Syrians, backed by the US -led coalition, retook Manbij from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) past year. Fast-forward to March 10, and presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip...More..

Photos Of Native Americans In DC Protesting The Pipeline Projects Are Powerful
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Photos Of Native Americans In DC Protesting The Pipeline Projects Are Powerful

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe lead today's march, carrying on modes of resistance from the protest camps in North Dakota. Protesters finally left in late February, but not before burning down teepees, aband...More..

Arsenal thrash Lincoln, fans want Wenger out
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Arsenal thrash Lincoln, fans want Wenger out

Arsene Wenger has suggested the club will turn to a former Arsenal player to fill the void left by former academy manager Andries Jonker. The Gunners suffered another Champions League humiliation in midwe...More..

Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. over diesel emissions scandal
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. over diesel emissions scandal

VW entered the formal plea in Detroit federal court Friday as it agreed to do two months ago as part of a $4.3 billion deal to settle claims over the emissions scandal. One aspect of the case that remains unres...More..

Dusseldorf Train Station Axe Attack: Photos & Videos From the Scene
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Dusseldorf Train Station Axe Attack: Photos & Videos From the Scene

Police said two suspected attackers have been arrested following the attack but more are thought to be on the run. Shocking images show injured passengers lying on the floor in the station, surrounded by pa...More..

Daycare worker accused of pushing girl down stairs
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Daycare worker accused of pushing girl down stairs

Gable was charged with simple assault, harassment, and endangering the welfare of the child. According to CBS Philadelphia , Gables was hired at Child Care of the Future about a year ago but she had been i...More..

Trump Said He's Never Met With Russian Officials - He Lied
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Trump Said He's Never Met With Russian Officials - He Lied

Reports surfaced revealing that Trump met with and "warmly greeted" Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before delivering a foreign policy speech back in April of 2016, according to Raw Story . Trump hims...More..

Over 30 killed in ISIS attack on military hospital in Kabul
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Over 30 killed in ISIS attack on military hospital in Kabul

Medical staff trapped inside the hospital by the gunmen posted desperate appeals for help on social media. A seven-year-old boy was among the seriously injured. Attacks directly targeting health care in Afgha...More..

Israel Passes Law Banning Foreigners Who Support Boycott Movement
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Israel Passes Law Banning Foreigners Who Support Boycott Movement

Supporters of the law argue that the legislation was the next step in Israel's battle with the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement (BDS), which they claim targets Israel as a whole and accuse of being anti-...More..

DU Professor GN Saibaba Booked Under UAPA, Sentenced To Life Imprisonment
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

DU Professor GN Saibaba Booked Under UAPA, Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

Judge SS Shinde convicted the accused under sections 13, 18, 20, 38 and 39 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Saibaba, an English professor at Ram Lal Anand college in Delhi, was arrested in May 20...More..

Spicer Issues Condemnation of Latest Threats Against Jewish Institutions
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Spicer Issues Condemnation of Latest Threats Against Jewish Institutions

The NYPD and FBI are investigating the incidents. Tuesday's incidents are just the latest in a wave of anti-Semitic acts so far this year. The building was evacuated, but students and staff went back after a ...More..

Smartphone Maker to Pay $890M for Iran Deals
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Smartphone Maker to Pay $890M for Iran Deals

Even when the company was caught selling the technology, the Chinese company still resumed the illegal shipments to Iran, the Justice Department said. "If the suspension is removed, they'll probably be put out ...More..

Horn-Pilfering Poachers Murder Rhino At French Zoo
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Horn-Pilfering Poachers Murder Rhino At French Zoo

The animal was shot in the head three times and had its horn removed, probably with a chainsaw, said a source close to the case. The zoo's two other white rhinos, 37-year-old Gracie and five-year-old Bruno, "...More..

Australia tries female traffic signals to combat 'unconscious bias,' gender inequality
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Australia tries female traffic signals to combat 'unconscious bias,' gender inequality

Crossing light symbols depicting women instead of men have been introduced in Melbourne, Australia with campaigners calling it progress for equality. In an effort to fight "unconscious bias" and "stereotypes"...More..

Afghan family detained in LA to be freed, attorney says
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Afghan family detained in LA to be freed, attorney says

On Monday , four days after they were detained at the airport, a federal judge ordered the family freed from custody. Homeland Security officials haven't said why the family was held, while immigrant advoca...More..

Saskatoon airport named best in North America with under two million passengers
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Saskatoon airport named best in North America with under two million passengers

The Indianapolis International Airport has again been named Best Airport in North America by the Airport Service Quality Awards. The airport handled 1.45 million passengers in 2016, its second busiest year ...More..

Erdogan lashes out at Germany over cancellation of Turkish ministers rallies
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Erdogan lashes out at Germany over cancellation of Turkish ministers rallies

They were scheduled to address the representatives of Germany's 3 million-strong Turkish community on the April 16 Turkish referendum on constitutional changes for transition to a presidential system. "We have ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Gold Star father who battled Trump has travel privileges under review

Khan famously held up a copy of the US constitution during the Democratic convention, offering it to Trump for reference amid his heated campaign rhetoric that often singled out minorities, including Muslims. "...More..

Francois Hollande: All right-wing organization in Europe linked to Russian Federation
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Francois Hollande: All right-wing organization in Europe linked to Russian Federation

Hollande said " the far right haven't had such high level [of support] for the past 30 years ", stating that the election will not only determine the "future of France", but also that of the "European structure...More..

by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Fighting erupts around key oil ports in Libya

The spokesman for Hafter's forces, Colonel Ahmad al-Mismari, said they had lost control of Ras Lanuf's main airfield to forces led by Islamists belonging to the BDB. Libya's crude output dropped after clashes...More..

Jordan hangs 15 convicts at dawn, most in years
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Jordan hangs 15 convicts at dawn, most in years

Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch, said in a statement the death penalty was not a deterrence, citing a spike in militant attacks since past year. One of those executed was convicte...More..

Fighter jet crashes near Turkey-Syria border
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Fighter jet crashes near Turkey-Syria border

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters that "we have information that a MIG model plane belonging to the Syrian regime" had crashed near the town of Samandag in Hatay province. Turkish security forces ha...More..

German politicians respond strongly after Erdogan compares German behavior to
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

German politicians respond strongly after Erdogan compares German behavior to "Nazi practices"

Germany is home to the largest population of Turks outside Turkey with around three million in the country of Turkish origin, the legacy of a massive "guest worker" programme in the 1960s-70s. Critics argue tha...More..

Backed Iraqi troops close in on Mosul in new push against IS
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Backed Iraqi troops close in on Mosul in new push against IS

In mid-February, Iraqi forces - backed by a USA -led air coalition - began fresh operations aimed at purging Daesh terrorists from western Mosul. According to the World Health Organization, since the beginnin...More..

Turkey, Syrian rebels attack US-allied militia : militia official
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Turkey, Syrian rebels attack US-allied militia : militia official

Kurdish-led forces captured the northern town of Manbij from IS last August, prompting Turkey to deploy troops into northern Syria. Turkish military forces took over the Syrian town of Jarablus, clearing Daesh ...More..

Suresh Prabhu unveils freight action plan, envisages better revenue
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Suresh Prabhu unveils freight action plan, envisages better revenue

The app aims to become a one-stop solution for various travel-related services such as booking tickets, retiring rooms, tour packages, ordering food from a restaurant and finding hotel rooms. The ministry is wo...More..

Aide: Trump not elected to spend time with reporters, celebs
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Aide: Trump not elected to spend time with reporters, celebs

Discretionary spending is the $1 trillion-plus portion of the $4 trillion federal budget that pays for annual expenses for federal Cabinet agencies such as Defense, Education and the Environmental Protection A...More..

Artist Banksy Opens 'The Walled Off Hotel' Near Bethlehem's Barrier Wall
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Artist Banksy Opens 'The Walled Off Hotel' Near Bethlehem's Barrier Wall

Israelis are restricted from visiting Bethlehem but the hotel is located in an area they can enter, overlooking the West Bank separation barrier built by Israel. According to the Guardian , its 10 rooms get onl...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

President Trump Speaks aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford

The jacket and hat, which were personalised with the words "POTUS 45" on the back, were a gift from the crew. Following his tour of the USS Gerald R Ford aircraft, Trump told crew members (via The Guardian )...More..