• From 'Pity' to Resignation Demands: Germany Rocked by Decline of Merkel Era
From 'Pity' to Resignation Demands: Germany Rocked by Decline of Merkel Era

Ms Merkel's decision to step down echoes that of her predecessor, Gerhard Schroeder, who quit as leader of his centre-left Social Democrats in 2004 as his government struggled, but remained chancellor. According to exit polls and projections from the provisional stages of the count, the Social Democrats are expected to lose as much as 11 percent ...

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  • Kandahar Residents Ready To Vote
Kandahar Residents Ready To Vote

Kandaharians will cast their votes in 173 polling stations across the province. The Afghan elections were rocked by repeated Taliban and Islamic State attacks. There are 112 candidates, of whom 12% are women, for Kandahar's 11 parliamentary seats, the IEC said. Kandahar is the birthplace of the Taliban and has always been a center of the in...

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  • Meghan Markle applauded for speaking Māori in New Zealand suffrage speech
Meghan Markle applauded for speaking Māori in New Zealand suffrage speech

Adorned in a checked Karen Walker coat and a simple, black ASOS Maternity dress, the duchess opted for a sleek bun hairdo that may have been as much practicality as style, with the capital's infamous wind rearing its head. Earlier, they attended a royal banquet where Harry also delivered a message from his grandmother the Queen, who had visited...

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  • German governing parties punished in state election
German governing parties punished in state election

She said her party would insist on Merkel's governing coalition agreeing on "a clear, binding timetable" for implementing projects, and that how that is implemented ahead of an already-agreed midterm review next fall will show "whether we are still in the right place in this government".

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  • China, Russia listening to Trump's cell phone calls
China, Russia listening to Trump's cell phone calls

Hua also dismissed the Wednesday New York Times report that China's spies are listening in on Trump's conversations as " fake news", the South China Morning Post reported. "Once more, we are confronted with the ugly reality that Republicans refuse to exercise any oversight or stand up to the president, even to implore him to protect vital ...

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  • Pittsburgh: 11 dead after shooting at synagogue
Pittsburgh: 11 dead after shooting at synagogue

A SWAT team arrives at the Tree of Life Synagogue inPittsburgh, Pa. where a shooter opened fire injuring multiple people , Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. Gab, which promotes itself as a free-speech alternative to the more heavily policed Twitter and has been a popular gathering space for the alt-right, said it backed up the user data and suspended t...

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  • CBI Director Alok Verma challenges ouster in SC
CBI Director Alok Verma challenges ouster in SC

Moreover, the SC not questioning the legality of the decision also means that M. Nageswar Rao, an IPS officer considered close to the Modi government, continues to remain the CBI director in the interim period. During the hearing, CVC pleaded that two weeks for CBI enquiry is not enough as it has to look into several documents. Following this M Na...

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  • USA to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer
USA to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer

A former royal family insider turned critic of the Saudi crown prince, Khashoggi , 59, disappeared after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to collect a document for his upcoming marriage. Erdogan spoke about Khashoggi's killing for roughly 20 minutes, beginning his remarks with what he called a "refresh" of the events surro...

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  • Israel's Netanyahu pays surprise visit to Oman
Israel's Netanyahu pays surprise visit to Oman

He warned Muslim countries not to allow Tel Aviv to create "further trouble for the region". He added that Oman is "very optimistic" about US President Donald Trump's peace plan saying the "solution will be beneficial for Israelis and Palestinians alike".

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  • Israel strikes 80 sites across Gaza
Israel strikes 80 sites across Gaza

Israel's Iron Dome rocket-defence system intercepted 13 rockets, two landed in Gaza and the remainder fell in open spaces in southern Israel, according to Conricus. A sixth died when a hand grenade he was holding exploded accidentally, witnesses said. Throughout the seven-year war, Israel has already carried out scores of airstrikes in Syria, mo...

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  • Ooops, Meghan Markle Forgot To Take The Price Tag Off Her Dress
Ooops, Meghan Markle Forgot To Take The Price Tag Off Her Dress

Meghan has attracted plenty of attention for her simple-but-chic looks on the tour of her 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Tonga and Fiji and even wore a piece from her pal Serena Williams' fashion line. "Such a lovely keepsake for them", Meghan reveals on the audio tour recording for the exhibit. "They.wanted to be interviewed.so that...

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  • Trump links anger in society to 'inaccurate reporting by mainstream media'
Trump links anger in society to 'inaccurate reporting by mainstream media'

Some voters expressed concern the country was spiraling into new territory. "We ask anyone who may have information to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation". In a written statement, CNN President Jeff Zucker decried what he called "a total and complete lack of understanding at the White House about the seriousness of their continued attack...

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  • Actor Robert de Niro has sent bomb
Actor Robert de Niro has sent bomb

The official wasn't authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Neither the Clintons nor the Obamas received the packages, which were intended for delivery to their homes - the Clintons in Chappaqua, New York, and the Obamas in Washington.

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  • US to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer
US to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer

Prince Mohammed, who spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by phone before the forum, addressed the case immediately after taking the stage for a panel discussion, saying the Saudis were co-operating with Turkey on the Khashoggi investigation.

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  • Sri Lanka in political turmoil after prime minister Wickremesinghe sacked
Sri Lanka in political turmoil after prime minister Wickremesinghe sacked

The aide, Mahinda Amaraweera, said Rajapaksa has the majority needed in the 225-member Parliament to run a stable government. It is a constitutional coup because the serving prime minister has not legally ceased to function in office before a new prime minister has been appointed.

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  • Pak to seek International Monetary Fund bailout despite United States dollars 6 billion Saudi assistance
Pak to seek International Monetary Fund bailout despite United States dollars 6 billion Saudi assistance

The cash assistance will lower the requirements to devalue the rupee, as the one-off assistance will for the time being improve the macroeconomic projections, the report quoted some independent economists as saying. The prime minister reiterated that his government would steer the country out of the current economic crisis through various policy ...

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  • Putin warns of a new 'arms race' with America
Putin warns of a new 'arms race' with America

But the Moscow talks appeared to yield no breakthrough over Trump's stated desire for Washington to leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF), a step Moscow has decried as unsafe and many European countries have warned could reignite a Cold War-style arms race.

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  • Multiple People Shot At A Kentucky Kroger — HAPPENING NOW
Multiple People Shot At A Kentucky Kroger — HAPPENING NOW

The man then sped off, chased by a police officer on foot. "We are shocked and saddened by the shooting incident that occurred around 2:30 p.m. today", Kroger said. Bush has pleaded not guilty, and bond was set at $5 million. Multiple witnesses told WAVE 3 News reporter David Mattingly they heard two bursts of gunfire inside the store before ...

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  • Nageshwar Rao Is Corrupt: Prashant Bhushan..
Nageshwar Rao Is Corrupt: Prashant Bhushan..

Mr. Verma's current revelation contradicts oral submissions made in court by the government on November 24, 2017 that Mr. Verma had "fully recommended Mr. "He (Rao) is facing several charges". K Vijayarama Rao, who headed the CBI in the early 90s, saw the agency through some tough investigations, including the Babri Masjid demolition, Beant Singh...

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  • Black Sea Shipwreck Is Oldest Discovered Intact, Scientists Say
Black Sea Shipwreck Is Oldest Discovered Intact, Scientists Say

It's well preserved condition is due to the Black Sea water being free of oxygen beyond a depth of 150 metres. Archaeologists have discovered and raised from the depths of the Black sea , an ancient ship that sank. The investigations turned up more than 60 shipwrecks, including some previously reported to date back to the Ottoman and Byz...

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  • Public Prosecutor: Turkish report says Khashoggi killing was premeditated
Public Prosecutor: Turkish report says Khashoggi killing was premeditated

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate this month was premeditated, reversing previous official statements that the killing was unintended. The king assured Putin that the Saudi government was determined to hold the guilty parties accountable and to make sure "...

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  • Explosive device found near U.S. billionaire George Soros' home, authorities say
Explosive device found near U.S. billionaire George Soros' home, authorities say

He says "the components were there for an explosive device" and it was "not a hoax device". Sources revealed the bomb was meant to target Soros. They're also looking at whether the package was addressed to Soros himself. Soros has become a favorite target of Republicans in the Trump era. Recently, conservative critics have, without evidence, accu...

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  • Migrants Fleeing Violence, Continue North as Trump Tweets They Are Not Welcome
Migrants Fleeing Violence, Continue North as Trump Tweets They Are Not Welcome

After praising Mexico for its no-nonsense response when police at a southern border bridge pushed the migrants back with riot shields and pepper spray, U.S. They eventually retreated to await the rest of the caravan. The GOP now controls the presidency and both houses of Congress. Like others, she said she had left Honduras in search of work ...

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  • Groping suspect says Trump said it was OK to grab women
Groping suspect says Trump said it was OK to grab women

In a jarring turn of events, Alexander was cuffed and allegedly voiced that the "President of the United States [ Donald Trump ] says it's ok to grab women by their private parts". It all began about 15 to 20 minutes after Southwest Airlines Flight 5421 left Houston on Sunday. However, the federal agents noticed that the 49-year-old suspected h...

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  • Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina condo party
Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina condo party

The college homecoming party in SC that ended catastrophically when the floor collapsed early Sunday morning was thrown by a Black fraternity, according to reports. Franzie Pendergrass, who was also on the floor at the time, said "it was scary, it was crazy". People were bleeding. I had blood on my sneakers. Property manager Tal Slann told The...

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  • Trump and Bolton try to dismantle the INF Treaty
Trump and Bolton try to dismantle the INF Treaty

You can't do that. "You can't play that game on me", he added. The US government, the corporate media and the major parties have all sought to hide the real danger of a global nuclear conflagration from the broad mass of the population. and to airborne systems", Miller said. -China relations have deteriorated on virtually every front, from trade to...

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  • Aboard Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge
Aboard Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

In a short address Xi declared the bridge open, as digital fireworks exploded on a screen behind him. The tunnel runs between two artificial islands , each measuring 100,000 square metres in relatively shallow waters. Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is the world's longest sea crossing and the sixth longest bridge on earth . Lam said that the br...

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  • 5-magnitude natural disaster hits 208 kilometres off Port Alice on Vancouver Island
5-magnitude natural disaster hits 208 kilometres off Port Alice on Vancouver Island

The first quake struck at 10:39 p.m PDT, initially reported as a magnitude 6.7 at 10 kilometres deep, centered about 200 kilometres southwest of Port Hardy , a town on the northeast end of Vancouver Island . The series of quakes was too far from land to cause any damages and did not trigger a tsunami. The earthquakes were in a close cluster ab...

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  • Result aside, the Wentworth vote is a disaster for the Liberal Party
Result aside, the Wentworth vote is a disaster for the Liberal Party

Independent Kerryn Phelps has extended her lead over Liberal Dave Sharma's late surge in the weekend's Wentworth byelection , Julia Gillard calls for the government to apologise like it means it, and tourists won't stop ruining Uluru. In a series of posts and videos, he said the Morrison government had been captured by right-wing "extremists" ...

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  • Turkey Won't Allow 'Cover-Up' Of Khashoggi Killing
Turkey Won't Allow 'Cover-Up' Of Khashoggi Killing

Offering condolences to Khashoggi's family, fiancee and friends, the foreign ministers said they "take note of the Saudi statement which gives their preliminary findings". But following "reports we were getting from Turkey", Saudi authorities began an investigation, which discovered "he was killed in the consulate". U.S.

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