Statue of Unity: The politics behind it and BJPs real motive

Anand Mazgaonkar, a community group leader in Narmada district of Gujarat state where the statue has been built over the past four years, said plain clothes police took away 12 people late Tuesday to the local police headquarters. Air Force planes sh... More..

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NY Times poll shows Andrew Gillum lead, narrow path for Ron DeSantis
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

NY Times poll shows Andrew Gillum lead, narrow path for Ron DeSantis

Tallahassee Mayor and Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum addressed his Republican opponent's coddling of racists during Wednesday's debate between the two candidates for governor. "I did go and see...More..

Turkey wants 18 Saudis extradited over Khashoggi murder
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Turkey wants 18 Saudis extradited over Khashoggi murder

A still image taken from a video shows Hatice Cengiz, fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , during an interview with Turkish broadcaster Haberturk's anchorman Mehmet Akif Ersoy in Istanbul , Tur...More..

Kandahar goes to the polls in Afghan parliamentary vote delayed by violence
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Kandahar goes to the polls in Afghan parliamentary vote delayed by violence

Bass added: "We commend all Afghan voters, candidates, observers, volunteers and security forces who turned out to support this month's parliamentary elections". Kandahar is the birthplace of the Taliban and...More..

Germany's Angela Merkel prepares exit plan after party's poor election showing
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Germany's Angela Merkel prepares exit plan after party's poor election showing

Meanwhile, the right-wing, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) tripled its vote share from 2013 and allowing it to enter parliament for the first time with 13.2% of the vote. When Hesse last elected it...More..

Journalist's murder was 'premeditated', says Saudi government
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Journalist's murder was 'premeditated', says Saudi government

Saudi Arabia has blamed the killing on " rogue agents". Just 5 percent said he has been too tough. Saudi ministers said culprits behind the killing would face justice "no matter who they may be". Dozens o...More..

China police report 14 injured in kindergarten knife attack
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

China police report 14 injured in kindergarten knife attack

Police said the assailant was unemployed and carried out the attack 'to take revenge on society'. The local police said the young students were returning to their classroom at 9.30am (2.30am BST) from morning...More..

Strong Earthquake Rattles Greece, Ionian Sea
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Strong Earthquake Rattles Greece, Ionian Sea

Civil protection agency press spokesman Spyros Georgiou said: "The lack of electricity is a problem, but technicians are trying to restore power". The quake was felt in all the islands of the Ionian Sea , in...More..

Khashoggi killers ‘will be prosecuted in Saudi Arabia’ - Saudi foreign minister
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Khashoggi killers ‘will be prosecuted in Saudi Arabia’ - Saudi foreign minister

Involved in this case is a disturbing flow of accusations and a complicated diplomatic state making it hard to keep track of the happenings of the Khashoggi case. He didn't say if Canada would cancel a 2014 mul...More..

China rejects NYT report on Trump phone tapping
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

China rejects NYT report on Trump phone tapping

The report also said that the President continued to use a cellphone despite warnings from aides that calls on it were not secure. The White House has also dismissed The New York Times report that The US Pr...More..

Middle school satanist planned school attack
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Middle school satanist planned school attack

Ordered to empty their pockets, the 11-year-old pulled out a knife and a knife sharpener, the affidavit said, while the 12-year-old produced three knives and a pizza cutter. After investigating the girls' cell ...More..

Israel PM Netanyahu makes first visit to Oman
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Israel PM Netanyahu makes first visit to Oman

Iran on Saturday denounced a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Oman , saying Israel was seeking to sow discord among Islamic countries. The country helped to mediate secret US-Iran talks ...More..

Ousted Sri Lanka Prime Minister Seeks Emergency Parliament Session
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Ousted Sri Lanka Prime Minister Seeks Emergency Parliament Session

Hours after sacking his former ally, President Maithripala Sirisena issued gazettes formalising the dramatic move, and the installation of Rajapakse as the new prime minister. The speaker said he was seeking le...More..

Robert De Niro, Joe Biden new 'bomb targets'
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Robert De Niro, Joe Biden new 'bomb targets'

All the packages were removed, and there were no reports of injuries. Thus far, the packages have been sent to people who have spoken out against Trump. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in South Florida and CNN's...More..

Explosive devices sent to Obamas, Clintons, CNN
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Explosive devices sent to Obamas, Clintons, CNN

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (Oct 24) that threats of political violence have no place in the United States, promising a full investigation into suspicious packages that were mailed to promin...More..

Suspect in Utah track athlete's killing was sex offender
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Suspect in Utah track athlete's killing was sex offender

On Friday, October 26, along with the football team's tribute, the Utes cross country team will wear black uniforms with a heart and Lauren's initials for the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships at Stanford. O...More..

Saudis Offer Pakistan $6 billion Rescue Package
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Saudis Offer Pakistan $6 billion Rescue Package

He said the assistance provided by Saudi Arabia will lessen the financial burden on Pakistan. The sources also said that Prime Minister Khan would visit China from November 3 and it was possible to get financ...More..

Mattis Preparing Order To Send Troops To US-Mexico Border
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Mattis Preparing Order To Send Troops To US-Mexico Border

The troops sent by Mr Mattis will also provide tents and medical care for border authorities in those areas. There have been instances where these situations have occurred in the past and this was merely a proa...More..

by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Explosive Device Found in George Soros's Mailbox, New York Times Reports

Police would not say whether the device actually had the potential to explode. United States billionaire and liberal philanthropist George Soros . The FBI issued a statement on Twitter saying there was no ...More..

Key moments surrounding the killing of Jamal Khashoggi
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Key moments surrounding the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi was an outspoken critic of the current ruling faction at the Saudi court, led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , while championing numerous kingdom's policies such as the partition of Syria in hi...More..

Theresa May: 95 per cent of Brexit agreed
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Theresa May: 95 per cent of Brexit agreed

According to her prepared remarks, May will say "95 per cent of the withdrawal agreement and its protocols are now settled", with significant progress in "the last three weeks alone". May said last week that sh...More..

China's president launches Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

China's president launches Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge in Zhuhai, China, October 23, 2018. Vice premier Han Zheng said the bridge would help drive China's strate...More..

'Full efforts' underway to halt Honduran migrants
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

'Full efforts' underway to halt Honduran migrants

The migrants, who said they gave up trying to enter Mexico legally because the asylum application process was too slow and most want to continue to the US, gathered Saturday at a park in the border city of C...More..

Injured in South Carolina College Party Floor Collapse
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Injured in South Carolina College Party Floor Collapse

Clemson University said the event was an annual homecoming weekend party sponsored by Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and attended by students and non-students alike. " The beat was about to drop and literally the ...More..

Fla. governor says storm could become Category 2 hurricane
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Fla. governor says storm could become Category 2 hurricane

The model has the storm passing through SC sometime Thursday. By declaring this state of emergency , Gov. Scott is ensuring that state and local government has ample time, resources and flexibility to get ...More..

Trump declares national emergency over US-bound migrant caravan
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Trump declares national emergency over US-bound migrant caravan

He asserted without evidence in his flurry of tweets that " unknown Middle Easterners " were among those in the caravan . More than 7 ,000 people have joined the migrant caravan headed toward the USA bo...More..

Seeking to frame election, Trump calls Democrats 'too extreme'
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Seeking to frame election, Trump calls Democrats 'too extreme'

Trump, who has predicted his party will do "very well" in the midterms, said Monday he would produce a "resolution" calling for the tax cut. Trump mentioned the proposed tax cut in the same week the USA gover...More..

Erdogan to make statement on Khashoggi's death on Tuesday
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Erdogan to make statement on Khashoggi's death on Tuesday

Father-of-three Mr Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed, entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 in order to obtain documents for his planned marriage. Foreign Affairs Minister Ch...More..

Video Footage Shows Apparent Khashoggi 'Body Double' Exit Consulate
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Video Footage Shows Apparent Khashoggi 'Body Double' Exit Consulate

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to address the Khashoggi situation in a statement on Tuesday. It forms part of the wider investigation by Turkish officials into the events of that day and t...More..

Killed in Taiwan Train Derailment
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Killed in Taiwan Train Derailment

One of the eight cars tipped at about a 75-degree angle, with its entire right side destroyed. More than 30 people are still trapped in the train as of Sunday evening, according to Taiwan's Central News Age...More..