First Group Of Victims Attended Peace Pact Signing In Colombia

Kerry praised Santos' efforts to secure the deal and pledged $390 million to its implementation. The signing was greeted with wild cheers by about 1,000 FARC rebels in the Yari Plains, a remote area of southern Colombia where the group recently con... More..

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by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Liam Fox suggests Britain will become independent member of WTO post-Brexit

Fox said Britain would take part in WTO efforts to reduce red tape across borders, phase out distortive export subsidies, and scrap trillions of dollars' worth of tariffs. The Prime Minister needs to quickly...More..

All attempts being made to secure release of Indian soldier: Rajnath
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

All attempts being made to secure release of Indian soldier: Rajnath

He wrote, "Freedom of Kashmir will be the beginning of India's destruction". Quoting intelligence inputs, government sources said there is high probability of terror attacks being carried out by militants who...More..

by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Philippines' Duterte likens war on crime to Jewish holocaust

The fighter jets were without the missiles and only served as displays. More than 3,000 alleged drug users and dealers have been killed since - either in vigilante killings, summary executions or police operati...More..

Alicia Machado, Woman Trump Allegedly Called 'Miss Piggy,' Is Ex-Miss Universe
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Alicia Machado, Woman Trump Allegedly Called 'Miss Piggy,' Is Ex-Miss Universe

Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton , brought up Machado in Monday's presidential debate as an example of what she said were his disparaging comments about women. "He'd tell me 'You look ugly, ' or '...More..

French jets join anti-IS coalition in Iraq
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

French jets join anti-IS coalition in Iraq

France has sustained a number of terror attacks from Daesh-linked groups in the last few years, including most recently July's attack in Nice during Bastille Day celebrations. "On September 6, French Defence Mi...More..

Arizona Republic endorses Democrat for 1st time ever
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Arizona Republic endorses Democrat for 1st time ever

Though Trump is still now expected to capture the state , the paper's endorsement may have a powerful ripple effect. "Hillary Clinton personifies why the American people have so little confidence in our po...More..

Congress has buyer's remorse over overriding veto
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Congress has buyer's remorse over overriding veto

Yesterday, the U.S. Congress overwhelmingly voted against President Barak Obama's veto of their Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act ( JASTA ). They also warn that it could trigger lawsuits from people i...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

It's not the government's role to say if 'Slants' is offensive

Native Americans have sued the team, contending the name Redskins is offensive and disparaging, and the government office agreed its trademark status should be withdrawn. The Redskins have separately challenged...More..

Senate Clears Way For $1.15 Billion Arms Sale To Saudi Arabia
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Senate Clears Way For $1.15 Billion Arms Sale To Saudi Arabia

The Saudi government has vehemently lobbied against approval of the legislation . Paul, Murphy and other opponents of the arms deal were sharply critical of the Riyadh government during debate before the v...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Gabon court upholds President Bongo's election victory

Gabonese security forces were deployed ahead of the constitutional court's announcement on the presidential election results, which declared the incumbent, Ali Bongo, the victor. Gabon's ambassador to the Unite...More..

Shell that hit Iraqi base contained sulfur-mustard agent
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Shell that hit Iraqi base contained sulfur-mustard agent

Officials have said no US troops were injured in the attempted attack. Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by the US -led coalition, are said to be developing a pincer strategy that would see Iraqi troops advanc...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Air show displays North Korea's flight skills, new airport

This endorsement by the South Korean defence minister once again proves, what we publish in Weekly Blitz as exclusive reports are based on credible sources and information. Obama said that the U.S. would work...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Mayawati: Modi orchestrating a war like situation on border

He said terrorist attacks in Bangladesh and Afghanistan were also being instigated from Pakistan. In the same breath, Modi challenged Pakistan to "fight a war on poverty and unemployment and see who wins first,...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda will host Saturday Night Live on October 8th

Though it will be Miranda's first time hosting " SNL ", it won't be the first time the actor's appeared at length on NBC. Broadway sensation Lin-Manuel Miranda's new Mary Poppins Returns character is an appre...More..

Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia, Dutch panel says
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia, Dutch panel says

An investigation into the attack on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 has found "conclusive evidence" that the missile originated in Russia, and was launched by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. Earlier this week, ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Obama says Trump should visit to new African-American museum

He has begun to do the kind of minority outreach promoted by Republicans from Jack Kemp to Rand Paul yet he retains a tin ear on race. Obama has previously addressed Trump's repeatedly tone-deaf comments abou...More..

Charlotte City Council blasted over police shooting reaction
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Charlotte City Council blasted over police shooting reaction

In the week since the death of Keith Lamont Scott , a black man who was shot by police in Charlotte , the city has been embroiled in protests. The footage includes body camera video from one officer, but not ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

According to neighbors and vehicle records on the suspect's auto, the suspect is Nathan DeSai . Authorities have said DeSai was wearing military-style clothing and had Nazi paraphernalia on him at the time ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Oil prices fall as hopes for a deal in Algiers fade

That global crude prices are persistently languishing at less than half the level it averaged at the start of the decade, straining the finances of producers around the world, then, comes as no surprise. "We wi...More..

Katju offers Bihar to Pakistan as a 'package' with J&K, draws flak
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Katju offers Bihar to Pakistan as a 'package' with J&K, draws flak

Katju took a sarcastic jibe in response and requested to file a petition in the Supreme Court praying for banning jokes about Biharis. Katju, in a satiric tone said that as per the information received by him...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Police rescue missing teen after finding three bodies

He noted that a 17-year-old female was also in custody facing murder charges , but he said he could not identify her because of her age under state law. "• Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage?" An...More..

Israel's Leviathan natgas partners sign export deal with Jordan
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Israel's Leviathan natgas partners sign export deal with Jordan

The contract is also depends upon an FID for Leviathan, which is expected by the year's end. "The signing of the export agreement between the Leviathan project and". Egypt froze plans past year to import Is...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Bail set at $2 million for Cascade Mall shooting suspect Arcan Cetin

Mike Hawley of the Island County Sheriff's Office, adding Cetin simply froze, complied with officers' commands, and remained "calm and collected" as he was arrested. The court documents filed Monday lay out in...More..

At least 10 Turkish troops killed in PKK attacks
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

At least 10 Turkish troops killed in PKK attacks

Kurdish rebels have detonated a roadside bomb in southeast Turkey, killing two security force members and wounding eight others . Six soldiers were killed and two wounded in the assault. The Uludere incident ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Leicester's Claudio Ranieri anxious by defensive frailties but ready for Porto

Now they are scared about it and I don't know why'. "Yes, I spoke with him about Porto ". "Their defensive process is clear, their attacking organisation is very easy to understand, too, but it is very har...More..

Lea Michele Plays 'Who'd You Rather,' Can't Resist Zac Efron
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Lea Michele Plays 'Who'd You Rather,' Can't Resist Zac Efron

She ended up going with Taylor, but as the game went on Ellen threw a few more of Taylor Swift's exes into the mix. The "Cannonball" singer also answered questions about her revealing cover on a recent issu...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

US military confirms mustard gas attack in Iraq

A spokesman for the Iraqi Army said: "Suicide attacks are possible during the push into Mosul ". Recapturing the town of Shirqat posed another blow to Islamic State militants who since late a year ago have...More..

Spain: Political wrangling continues after regional votes
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Spain: Political wrangling continues after regional votes

In both ballots, the Socialists lost seats from previous elections four years ago, ceding votes to anti-austerity newcomer Podemos ("We Can"). PP secretary general Maria Dolores de Cospedal claimed the Social...More..

Former candidate to be Guildford MP quits Labour after Corbyn re-election
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Former candidate to be Guildford MP quits Labour after Corbyn re-election

Harmony and unity within the Labour Party lasted for a matter of hours before fresh rumours began swirling. Most Labour lawmakers rebelled this summer against Corbyn's leadership of Britain's major opposition...More..

Putin's party scores crushing win in Russian Federation parliament vote
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Putin's party scores crushing win in Russian Federation parliament vote

Russia's ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide into a fourth term in 2018 elections. The election for th...More..

Jay Ajayi: Gase declines to name starter for Week 3
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Jay Ajayi: Gase declines to name starter for Week 3

Coleman broke his hand in practice on Wednesday. The Cleveland Browns will be without their top two quarterbacks, turning their Week 3 hopes to rookie Cody Kessler . NOTES: WR Terrelle Pryor would sacrif...More..

by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Clinton Returns to Campaign Trail

Hillary Clinton has released updated medical information from her doctor saying she is "healthy and fit to serve" as U.S. president. "She is recovering well with antibiotics and rest ", Bardack wrote in a...More..

Several casualties reported in shooting on IL campus
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Several casualties reported in shooting on IL campus

About a half hour after the first shooting, police responded to another shooting in Champaign. Investigators believe the argument began inside the apartment but continued outside, culminating in gunfire, poli...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

US is willing to extend Syria truce despite violations

United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said he was "pained" that Aleppo had still not received promised aid deliveries. Last week, Moscow and Washington agreed to influence the Syrian government ...More..