• END OF MERKEL: Socialists pulling chancellor 'into DOWNFALL' as party 'DETERIORATES'
END OF MERKEL: Socialists pulling chancellor 'into DOWNFALL' as party 'DETERIORATES'

Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader and German Chancellor Angela Merkel , Christian Social Union (CSU) leader Horst Seehofer and Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Martin Schulz pose after a statement on coalition talks to form a new coalition government in Berlin, Germany, February 7, 2018.

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  • Parents criticise Tokyo school's plan to adopt Giorgio Armani uniforms
Parents criticise Tokyo school's plan to adopt Giorgio Armani uniforms

Taimei Elementary School, operated by Chuo Ward, plans to introduce the new standard school wear, virtually treated as a uniform, from the next school year starting in April. "Why has a luxury brand design been chosen as the uniform of a public elementary school?" Uniforms are rare, but some of the more prestigious schools have an...

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  • Rachel Brand, The Third-Ranking Justice Department Official, Is Stepping Down
Rachel Brand, The Third-Ranking Justice Department Official, Is Stepping Down

The official did not know when Brand would be leaving, but told BuzzFeed News that she had been offered a job in the private sector. Ms Brand, who became the associate attorney general in May 2017, has not given any reason for her departure.

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  • India's improved ties with Israel could benefit Palestine, says expert
India's improved ties with Israel could benefit Palestine, says expert

Modi left New Delhi on Friday for Amman, Jordan, from where he will launch his official visit to Palestine , the UAE and Oman. The interview, which was published on 7 February, was largely centered around the prime minister's personal interests and daily routines, but it also shed light on his bilateral visit to the UAE and the agenda he see...

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  • Jammu on red alert after JeM terrorists attack army camp injuring 2
Jammu on red alert after JeM terrorists attack army camp injuring 2

Militants belonging to Jaish-e- Mohammed terror group attacked an army camp located here in the dead of the night, officials said on Saturday. The area has been cordoned off. According to ANI , Gunshots were heard inside the Sunjwan Army camp on Saturday morning. "And around at 4.55 am, the suspicious movement was noticed, and the sense bunker...

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  • North Korea says USA will make FIRST STRIKE in nuclear apocalypse warning
North Korea says USA will make FIRST STRIKE in nuclear apocalypse warning

He has said he was open to sitting down to talk with Kim over a meal of hamburgers only to later trade insults with the North Korean dictator, labeling him with the moniker "Rocket Man". It aims to cut off funding to the isolationist regime so Pyongyang won't have the resources to continue the development of its nuclear weapons program.

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  • Toys R Us store closing deals begin on Katy Freeway
Toys R Us store closing deals begin on Katy Freeway

A big move for a once-dominate toy retailer could mean big deals for shoppers. The Toys R Us locations in St. Matthews and the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass in Simpsonville are among the stores that will be closing. The liquidation sales are being organized by Gordon Brothers, Hilco Merchant Resources, Tiger Capital Group and Great American Gro...

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  • Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia found guilty in graft case
Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia found guilty in graft case

The ACC had filed the Zia Charitable graft Trust case with Tejgaon police station on August 8, 2011, accusing Khaleda, her son Tarique Rahman and four others. Her son lives in exile in London. In a press conference ahead of the verdict, Zia had claimed she was implicated in a false case, and accused the ruling government of unleashing terror.

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  • Turkey claims to have killed almost 1000 terrorists in Afrin last month
Turkey claims to have killed almost 1000 terrorists in Afrin last month

On Monday, Iran urged Turkey to halt the Afrin operation, saying it breached Syrian sovereignty and would increase tension. "If the region is to have peace, terrorism in Syria should be eradicated". Iranian Supreme Leader's top aide for worldwide affairs Ali Akbar Velayati underlined that his country will help the Syrian people and their ...

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  • How Colts player Edwin Jackson's death turned political
How Colts player Edwin Jackson's death turned political

The Colts said in a statement Sunday that the team is "heartbroken" by Jackson's death and that the 26-year-old "was loved by all in the Colts organization". The Washington Post's headline read, "Man accused of killing Colts' Edwin Jackson was in the US illegally". Police reveal the suspected drunk driver who struck a vehicle ca...

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  • Sound Off: Who Wants Another Government Shutdown?
Sound Off: Who Wants Another Government Shutdown?

Stopgaps are used when Congress fails to approve a full budget on time by a date. Senate GOP and Democratic aides say expect the chamber to take up the House bill , strip the defense funding because Democrats won't accept it on the measure, potentially add some disaster relief money and possibly a few other smaller provisions where th...

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  • Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia discuss prospects for development of military cooperation
Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia discuss prospects for development of military cooperation

The two-week long festival that began in is the biggest cultural festival of the Gulf that celebrates the culture and heritage of Saudi. Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj mesmerised members of Indian diaspora with a powerful speech at a reception in Riyadh , the capital of Saudi Arabia .

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  • Tronc sells LA Times, other publications for $500mn
Tronc sells LA Times, other publications for $500mn

The deal also includes the San Diego Union-Tribune and a number of smaller regional newspapers. The sale is the latest chapter in a tumultuous period for the Times . Soon-Shiong and Tribune Publishing were the high bidders for the Register two years ago, but were blocked by the Justice Department on anti-trust grounds.

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  • Manchester United Supporters Trust respond to Jose Mourinho's Old Trafford atmosphere claims
Manchester United Supporters Trust respond to Jose Mourinho's Old Trafford atmosphere claims

Phil Jones' calamitous own goal shortly before the half-hour had United chasing the game and they were unable to turn the tide as Manchester City opened up a 15-point lead atop the Premier League thanks to their 3-0 win over West Brom. As you can see in the above video, @VoetbalInside leaked the conversation between Mourinho and Kluivert last n...

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  • MEA issues Travel Advisory for Indian Nationals travelling to Maladives
MEA issues Travel Advisory for Indian Nationals travelling to Maladives

A government statement on Sunday said the prosecutor general had appraised the Supreme Court on the "numerous legal challenges" in the implementation of the ruling. It is "nothing but a purge of the political opposition, the judiciary and the parliament", she said in a post on Twitter. Soldiers last night reportedly forced their way into the Su...

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  • Maldives crisis: Supreme Court revokes order to free political prisoners
Maldives crisis: Supreme Court revokes order to free political prisoners

It said the judges, upon considering concerns raised by the president, had chose to "annul" a section ordering the release and re-trial of the nine people, seven of whom are imprisoned in the Maldives . Ali Zahir, deputy leader of the Adalat Party, said, "Yes, I have learnt that the Supreme Court judges are getting life threats". The decree give...

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  • Researchers Discover an Astounding Maya 'Megalopolis'
Researchers Discover an Astounding Maya 'Megalopolis'

The discovery could change what we know about the Mayan civilization. Their findings show that the region's pre-Columbian civilization was "far more complex and interconnected than most Maya specialists had supposed", according to National Geographic .

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  • Ceasefire violations will cost Pakistan dearly: Minister
Ceasefire violations will cost Pakistan dearly: Minister

In 2017, there were 861 incidents of ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the 778-km LoC in Kashmir , and 120 such violations along the approximately 200-km global border section in the state. Rajnath condemned Sunday's firing and said he has full faith in the valour of the Army that will "give a proper reply". Meanwhile, Pakistan also accuse...

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  • Britain 'categorically' leaving customs union after Brexit, Downing Street insists
Britain 'categorically' leaving customs union after Brexit, Downing Street insists

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said ministers would not be intimidated by hard Brexiteers in her own party as cabinet prepares to agree the shape of UK-EU trade and present Brussels with its plan. The intervention by Downing Street sought to draw a line after days of sometimes confused messages from the top of Government about the approach to future cus...

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  • The Heat: Turkey's 'Operation Olive Branch'
The Heat: Turkey's 'Operation Olive Branch'

Eight Turkish soldiers have been killed in an offensive against Kurdish militias in northern Syria. Turkey is now attacking the US led- coalition backed Syrian Democratic Forces ( SDF ) in the Syrian Kurdish territory of Afrin. "Following the operation, we believe people in Afrin will be freed from oppression and persecution of these terrorists...

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  • Pope Francis Hosts Erdogan, Chaldean Clergy From Iraq
Pope Francis Hosts Erdogan, Chaldean Clergy From Iraq

The Holy See says that both agreed on the need to promote peace in the Middle East through dialogue and negotiation, with respect for human rights and worldwide law. "The status of Jerusalem is a central issue for both Muslims and Christians, both the pope and myself are committed to protect the status quo", Erdogan said in a La Stampa interview,...

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  • Nuclear plan: China accuses U.S. of 'Cold War mentality'
Nuclear plan: China accuses U.S. of 'Cold War mentality'

Although Barack Obama began the United States upgrade, President Trump is vastly expanding it, but within the rules of a new nuclear treaty between Russian Federation and America that came into force today. The 2018 edition of the Nuclear Posture Review " reflects greater reliance on nukes " violating global agreements on non-proliferation, he ...

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  • NCRM applauds Ram's use of MLK in controversial Super Bowl ad
NCRM applauds Ram's use of MLK in controversial Super Bowl ad

Even with estate support, viewers took to social media to voice their opinions. However, not everyone was upset about the commercial. They thought it was fitting for Black History Month and they thought the ad was powerful. Below are some more reactions to Dodge's ad. Bernice King , Martin Luther King's youngest daughter, replied simply: "No...

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  • Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs demand special package for Andhra
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs demand special package for Andhra

The TDP MPs were in the Well with a series of demands ranging from implemenation of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act to "keeping up with promise" made by the BJP . Shiv Sena has already declared that it would be contesting the 2019 general election and Maharashtra assembly polls separately. "Only the Chief Minister will address the media", on...

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  • Tietjins: Lessons learned from Hamilton Sevens loss
Tietjins: Lessons learned from Hamilton Sevens loss

National Rugby sevens team ran at the Hamilton sevens in New Zealand came to an entertaining end on Sunday. Speedster Eroni Sau is on fifth place with 151 points. "Down at half-time but with the Fijians, you're always close to getting a score somewhere as long as we can make some of those passes stick", Baber said.

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  • Chemical Weapons Resurface in Syria
Chemical Weapons Resurface in Syria

The statement said preliminary evidence indicates the plane was shot down by a shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missile. The Jaysh al-Nasr rebel group in Syria, part of the US-backed Free Syrian Army, has posted footage of its fighters celebrating the shoot-down of a Russian Suhkoi-25 jet fighter in the Idlib province of Syria.

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  • Rebels attack police, free Lashkar militant in Kashmir, 2 policemen dead
Rebels attack police, free Lashkar militant in Kashmir, 2 policemen dead

Earlier the militants fired upon the police party killed one on spot and injuring another. In the resulting confusion one terrorist identified as Abu Hanzulla alias Naveed Jatt managed to escape while the other five were apprehended by the police.

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  • Pentagon updates nuclear posture review seeking enhanced deterrent
Pentagon updates nuclear posture review seeking enhanced deterrent

Meanwhile in a brief editor's note last week, China's military mouthpiece PLA Daily called for an expanded nuclear stockpile so that the country could better deter and hit back at enemy strikes at a time of geopolitical uncertainty, and as the U.S.

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  • Six children injured after coach bus, van collide in Canada
Six children injured after coach bus, van collide in Canada

Clearview Fire said on Twitter that all the individuals on the bus left the community centre and headed back to Hamilton shortly after 5 p.m. The crash happened north of Stayner on Highway 26 between Nottawasaga Sideroad 27-28 and Nottawasaga Sideroad 30-31.

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  • Drive-by shootings in a Italian town, black immigrants targeted
Drive-by shootings in a Italian town, black immigrants targeted

Such violent shootings are rare in Italy , and usually associated with the southern Italian mafia. Images posted on the website of the Italian newspaper il Resto di Carlino show Traini with an Italian flag draped over his shoulders as he was apprehended by police.

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