Putin says not right time to resume Aleppo strikes

Russia's military has since stopped bombing east Aleppo , and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday refused commanders' request to resume the strikes due to increased militant activity. The Independent International Commission of Inquiry (I... More..

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Trump offers strategy lessons to military expert
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Trump offers strategy lessons to military expert

Why do they have to say three months before the attack we're going in? 'We're going to attack, we're going to attack, ' meaning Iraq is going to attack, but with us, OK? Why can't they win first and talk later?...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

US airstrikes target 50 IS vehicles near Mosul

Mogherini also stressed the importance of getting people back to their homes in a liberated city of Mosul in Iraq quickly and securely. Some speculate that these marksmen could be part of special forces such ...More..

Soldier Killed, Body Mutilated, Terrorists Cross Line Of Control (LoC)
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Soldier Killed, Body Mutilated, Terrorists Cross Line Of Control (LoC)

Exactly a month after India carried out surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Pakistan retaliated on Friday by killing an Indian Army jawan and mutilating his body. Most of the incidents of heavy cro...More..

Putin aide's death in Washington hotel ruled as 'accident'
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Putin aide's death in Washington hotel ruled as 'accident'

Lesin was found dead in his room at the Dupont Circle Hotel on November 5, 2015, having suffered blunt force trauma to the head, neck, torso, and extremities. The finding comes after a lengthy investigation by ...More..

Putin offers Pakistan help in fighting terrorism after Quetta blast
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Putin offers Pakistan help in fighting terrorism after Quetta blast

BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty ImagesPakistani police cadets, who were injured during an attack by militants on the Balochistan Police College, rest in hospital in Quetta on October 26, 2016. Later, Islamic State group...More..

A Brisbane Bus Driver Has Died After Being Set on Fire
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

A Brisbane Bus Driver Has Died After Being Set on Fire

Superintendent Jim Keogh said the bus pulled into Moorvale Shopping Centre to pick up three more passengers. The bus driver was 29 years old. The driver " stood little chance " after being set alight, po...More..

Duterte wants U.S. troops out in two years
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Duterte wants U.S. troops out in two years

Interactions between Chinese and Philippine leaders are likely to resume after Duterte's visit to China, when he and President Xi Jinping oversaw numerous cooperation deals. Duterte said Abe asked him to explai...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Gambia Says It Will Leave The 'International Caucasian Court'

Concerns are high that more African countries now will act on years of threats to pull out amid accusations that the court unfairly focuses on the continent. The country claimed its association with the cou...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Gambia: Withdrawal from ICC a drastic blow to countless victims globally

The fact that nine out of the 10 investigations the court has taken up have focused on African countries would appear to give that claim some credence. However, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh insists t...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Daesh bombers blow themselves up in Turkey's Gaziantep

Turkey is a member of Operation Inherent Resolve, the multi-national coalition led by the USA fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria. US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter welcomed news of the recapture of the town and...More..

Trump launches nightly Facebook Live show
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Trump launches nightly Facebook Live show

In a bid to talk around the mainstream media Donald Trump routinely labels "rigged" against him, the Republican's campaign launched a new nightly Facebook Live talk show that will stream online through ...More..

UN Human Rights Chief: Siege of Aleppo 'Crimes of Historic Proportions'
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

UN Human Rights Chief: Siege of Aleppo 'Crimes of Historic Proportions'

David Swanson, an OCHA spokesman in the Turkish city of Gaziantep, said a four-day plan had been drawn up to begin with two days of evacuations to government-held areas of Aleppo, rebel-held Idlib province to t...More..

Spain: King expected to call on PM to form govt, end impasse
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Spain: King expected to call on PM to form govt, end impasse

The development came two days after Spain's Socialists made a decision to stop opposing Rajoy and his Popular Party (PP) in the parliament and let the party govern alone. Although Rajoy's PP won both elections,...More..

Battle for Mosul: Forces Seek to Free ISIS-Held Christian Towns
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Battle for Mosul: Forces Seek to Free ISIS-Held Christian Towns

Iraqi army Maj. Gen. Maan al-Saadi told The Associated Press that elite forces had advanced on Bartella - a Christian town due east of Mosul - with the help of US -led coalition airstrikes and artillery. Davis ...More..

Boos drown out laughs as Trump gets nasty at charity dinner
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Boos drown out laughs as Trump gets nasty at charity dinner

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump faces a formidable challenge on Wednesday when he and Democrat Hillary Clinton face off in their third and final debate as Trump tries to reverse his standing in a...More..

Supporters gather to welcome Calais Jungle children to UK
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Supporters gather to welcome Calais Jungle children to UK

French authorities say that the estimated 6,500 asylum seekers camped at the site will be relocated to reception centres across France . The borough has been thrust into the spotlight following the high prof...More..

Spain's Socialists vote to end political impasse
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Spain's Socialists vote to end political impasse

On August 31 and September 2, Rajoy failed to gain the necessary majority in the parliament at the two rounds of elections as PSOE voted against him both times. The PSOE leader eventually stood down after a par...More..

Hillary Clinton campaign burns Trump after he tweets he 'won' debate
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Hillary Clinton campaign burns Trump after he tweets he 'won' debate

Dolan said he led Clinton and Trump in a private prayer before the event began. For her part, Clinton took Trump to task for his proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the United States. " T...More..

Aleppo's Ceasefire Continues to Hold for Second Day
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Aleppo's Ceasefire Continues to Hold for Second Day

The unilateral ceasefire was initially described as lasting just 11 hours, but Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced late Thursday that it would be extended "by 24 hours", leaving it unclear exactly ...More..

In the West Bank, Samaritans provide a sanctuary
by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

In the West Bank, Samaritans provide a sanctuary

Since last October, a wave of tension has been flaring between Israel and the Palestinians, mainly in Jerusalem and the West Bank. "The incident occurred in the Beit Ummar area near the city of Hebron". Pales...More..

What would a Trump TV network mean for America?
by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

What would a Trump TV network mean for America?

Trump adviser Boris Epshteyn, who served a a co-host along with Trump adviser Cliff Sims, declared it "the greatest Republican debate performance since Abraham Lincoln". Bourkoff, the chief executive of investm...More..

Syrian rebels capture symbolic ISIS-held town
by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Syrian rebels capture symbolic ISIS-held town

Islamic State commanders repeatedly promised their fighters in Dabiq that reinforcements were on the way, Abu Jalal said, but none arrived. The group anticipates that its soldiers will clash with "crusader" ...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Turkish jets strike Syrian Kurdish militia targets

The Turkish leadership has strongly expressed a desire to be part of the Iraqi-led coalition to oust ISIS from the northern Iraqi town of Mosul, just across the Syrian border, but Iraq's government has so far r...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Kidnapped Chibok Girls Released in Nigeria

Negotiations between Boko Haram and the Nigerian government over the captives are expected to resume Monday, four days after the militant group handed over 21 former Chibok schoolgirls to authorities in nor...More..

Higher Prices For Shelter And Transportation Put Inflation Up 1.3% For September
by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Higher Prices For Shelter And Transportation Put Inflation Up 1.3% For September

That indicates inflation was running slightly ahead of August when the index rose 1.1%. Statistics Canada says its consumer price index was up 1.3 per cent in September compared with a year ago. Pump prices w...More..

by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Britain's Marmite Emerges As Unlikely Symbol of Brexit's Consumer Impact

It's one of many brands, including Pot Noodle, Lynx deodorant, Persil washing powder, Flora margarine and Ben & Jerry's ice cream, that will not be restocked once they disappear from Tesco's store shelves. Un...More..

ICC prosecutor warns Philippine authorities over killings
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

ICC prosecutor warns Philippine authorities over killings

Philippines is a State Party to the ICC giving the said Court jurisdiction over genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed on the territory or by nationals of the Philippines since 1 November 20...More..

by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Trump Checked Out Hillary's Ass During The Debate: 'I Wasn't Impressed'

He vice presidential nominee was asked whether he, like Trump, wants Clinton drug tested. He says, "I think she's actually getting pumped up" while she's off the trail. Speaking at a rally in North Carolina, ...More..

Russian, Syrian planes halt Aleppo airstrikes ahead of truce
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Russian, Syrian planes halt Aleppo airstrikes ahead of truce

Speaking at a briefing in Moscow , Lieutenant-General Sergei Rudskoy, a senior Defense Ministry official said: "On Oct. 20 from 8:00 until 16:00, a humanitarian pause will be implemented in the area of Al...More..

by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Russia says UN must urge al-Qaida militants to leave Aleppo

The violence also gives additional urgency to the upcoming meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on efforts to find a peace deal in Syria in Switzerland o...More..

by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Nigeria says 21 abducted Chibok schoolgirls freed in swap

Information Minister Lai Mohammed denied reports that the government had swapped Boko Haram fighters for their release and said he was not aware if any ransom had been paid. "Whatever is being given to Bok...More..

Bayh, Young Tussle In Only Debate Before Election Day
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Bayh, Young Tussle In Only Debate Before Election Day

Republican Todd Young and Democrat Evan Bayh sparred over gun rights, climate change, and Russian leader Vladimir Putin, among other things, during a one-hour debate Tuesday night in the state's capital. Bayh r...More..

Trump's Campaign Manager
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Trump's Campaign Manager "Mystified" Why Clinton Isn't Doing Better

Pressed again, he went further. And I'll see you there. " I will keep you in suspense ". That's what prompted the question in the first place. "Al Gore did not accept the results of the elections and he said ...More..

Verizon Earnings Fail to Impress Investors
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Verizon Earnings Fail to Impress Investors

Verizon posted adjusted earnings of $1.01 per share on $30.9 billion in revenues, against the consensus estimates of 99 cents per share and $31.08 billion. The company's net profit margin has achieved the cu...More..