Iraq seeks aid after 3-year battle with ISIL

According to the report, "Iraq: Reconstruction and Investment", released by Kuwait's Chamber of Commerce and Industry in January, more than 200 projects in 10 sectors, including education, health, transportation and agriculture, are ready to receiv... More..

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New program helps SNAP recipients gain financial independence
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

New program helps SNAP recipients gain financial independence

In the biggest shakeup of the decades-old food stamp program, the Trump administration proposed on Monday to substitute part of the monthly cash payments with "100 percent American grown food " given to ...More..

Russian Plane Carrying 71 People Reportedly Crashes Near Moscow
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Russian Plane Carrying 71 People Reportedly Crashes Near Moscow

Witnesses in the village told local media they saw a burning plane falling from the sky. President Vladimir Putin has expressed his condolences to the victims' families and announced an inquiry into the...More..

David Sullivan wants David Moyes in charge for 'many years'
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

David Sullivan wants David Moyes in charge for 'many years'

As a result, Watford began to offer more of a threat as the home side became nervy. "When I took over we were in the relegation zone, I'd have said "you're kidding" if you said we could get into the top 1...More..

Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal

The House vote ensured most employees would report for work as usual. Just three weeks ago, Senate Democrats sparked a three-day partial government shutdown by filibustering a spending bill, seeking relief for ...More..

Venus Williams gives USA 1-0 lead over Netherlands in Fed Cup
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Venus Williams gives USA 1-0 lead over Netherlands in Fed Cup

Williams won't be playing in either of Saturday's Fed Cup singles matches as she makes her comeback five months after becoming a mother. With yet another break in hand, Williams served for the tie up 5-1, a...More..

Sunjuwan Army camp attack: Second terrorist gunned down
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Sunjuwan Army camp attack: Second terrorist gunned down

During the telephonic conversation, the home minister sought details from Director General of Police S P Vaid on the terrorist attack on the Army camp in Jammu , according to a tweet by the Home Minister's Off...More..

Zuma's fate in hands of South Africa ruling party's top body
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Zuma's fate in hands of South Africa ruling party's top body

The ANC's former head of intelligence, Mr Zuma took power in May 2009 and clung to office through a series of scandals with the aid of his allies who controlled most key positions in the party and governmen...More..

Snow warning for across Ireland as temperatures to plummet to -2
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Snow warning for across Ireland as temperatures to plummet to -2

It will last until 11:59pm on Sunday night. A wind warning, meanwhile, has been issued for Munster, Leinster and Galway, with gusts of up to 110km/hr expected. Temperatures are likely to drop to around zero...More..

Suspect in custody after stabbing 4 during church service
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Suspect in custody after stabbing 4 during church service

Two other men, ages 35 and 40, were stabbed - one in the hand, another in the arm - as they were trying to get the man away from the pastor. The suspect, 28-year-old Marco Antonio Moreno, surrendered to congr...More..

Over 40 settlements liberated in Syria's Afrin
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Over 40 settlements liberated in Syria's Afrin

The raids killed seven YPG forces and two civilians, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based group that monitors the war. Since the operation began, Turkish forces and the FSA have...More..

Former US President Bush slams Putin for alleged non-mutual political attitude
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Former US President Bush slams Putin for alleged non-mutual political attitude

He also said it isn't clear if the meddling affected the outcome of the election but that it's "problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our election system". In October, Bush said the Russian govern...More..

Duterte orders halt to purchases of Canada copters, US arms
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Duterte orders halt to purchases of Canada copters, US arms

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque asserted that the Bell helicopters would be used to transport personnel and relief supplies during calamities as well as ferry wounded soldiers. Philippines President Rodri...More..

Muslim Board rejects compromise on Babri Masjid
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Muslim Board rejects compromise on Babri Masjid

A three-judge bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that the apex court would not be swayed by the history of the religious conflict and the violence associated with it. As the parties will be relying o...More..

North Korea Holds Military Parade, Shows Off Weapons Ahead Of Olympic Opening
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

North Korea Holds Military Parade, Shows Off Weapons Ahead Of Olympic Opening

The Washington Post reported that Pence has invited Fred Warmbier (the father of Otto Warmbier, the American student who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor while visiting North Korea and died after his re...More..

North Korea 'Months Away
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

North Korea 'Months Away" From Potential to Hit US With Nuke: "Envoy

North Korea's official party newspaper has published a lengthy article that argues that President Trump used human rights as a pretense for military action against its country during his State of the Union a...More..

Nissan and other Japanese investors to meet with United Kingdom leader
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Nissan and other Japanese investors to meet with United Kingdom leader

Britain and Japan have established deep rooted trade ties spanning a breadth of business sectors, from the automotive industry and machinery, to pharmaceuticals and retail. May and her ministers assured Japanes...More..

Buildings tilt on sides as quake hits Taiwan
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Buildings tilt on sides as quake hits Taiwan

Still, even amid dust and heavy rain and shattered glass, the scale of the devastation was becoming clear as night settled in: At least 10 people have died, more than 260 are injured and almost 60 remain missin...More..

Leaked government figures suggest all United Kingdom regions will suffer from Brexit
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Leaked government figures suggest all United Kingdom regions will suffer from Brexit

This is frankly a nightmare scenario for our region and for the government to be aware of this and still be willing to consider a no deal Brexit is absolute madness. "People did not vote to make themselves po...More..

Snow showers ahead of Sunday's big game
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Snow showers ahead of Sunday's big game

FRIDAY: Increasing clouds, snow developing. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Temperatures will be a few degrees below zero and wind chills up to -20. Winds could gust as high as 22 miles per h...More..

Polish president to signal controversial Holocaust invoice…
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Polish president to signal controversial Holocaust invoice…

Andrzej Duda said in a televised address the legislation would safeguard Poland's global reputation, but Israel called for amendments, saying the two countries had a "joint responsibility" to preserve the memor...More..

In Guatemala, found more than 60 thousand buildings of the Mayan civilization
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

In Guatemala, found more than 60 thousand buildings of the Mayan civilization

In addition, researchers found Mayan cities had been connected due to highways that were elevated to allow easy ways to get through during tropical seasons. Garrison serves as one of the archaeology advisor...More..

USA should not run on anti-peace pathway, says China
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

USA should not run on anti-peace pathway, says China

The German response to the USA nuclear review comes on the heels of condemnations from Russia , China, North Korea and Iran. Defence ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said in a statement that the U.S. The CI...More..

Rihanna attends the Global Partnership for Education Conference
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Rihanna attends the Global Partnership for Education Conference

Rihanna also took to Twitter to implore world leaders to invest in public education . She called for the U.K.to pledge £380 million ($542 million), Australia to contribute AUD$200 million ($160 million) and ...More..

Road Trip to Civil War Museum: Black History Month
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Road Trip to Civil War Museum: Black History Month

Black History Month was created to steer attention to a much-neglected part of our national history. Meant to coincide with the birthdays of abolitionist Frederick Douglass and President Abraham Lincoln , t...More..

Trump sends Letter to African Leaders, Voicing Deep Respect For the Continent
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Trump sends Letter to African Leaders, Voicing Deep Respect For the Continent

He lauded the AU Commission for making 2018 the African Anti-Corruption Year. It was suggested the alleged data transfer had been taking place since 2012, when the building, in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ab...More..

EasyJet CEO cuts salary to match female predecessor
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

EasyJet CEO cuts salary to match female predecessor

EasyJet stresses that Lundgren's benefits aside from pay already matched those received by McCall. ITV said that performance reviews mean her overall earnings potential over a three to five-year period wa...More..

Yemeni Separatists Seize Key Presidential Security Base In Aden
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Yemeni Separatists Seize Key Presidential Security Base In Aden

The official declined to say whether the prime minister was to leave Aden . Amid efforts to reinforce a ceasefire in the city of Aden , the Saudi cabinet headed by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King...More..

Melania Trump breaks silence over rumours about her marriage
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Melania Trump breaks silence over rumours about her marriage

The Wall Street Journal reported that Trump's personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to Daniels in October 2016 to prohibit her from publicly discussing the alleged affair before the election. Trump by ta...More..

Sisi's re-election campaign say submitted 173000 citizen endorsements to Egypt elections authority
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Sisi's re-election campaign say submitted 173000 citizen endorsements to Egypt elections authority

Several leading opposition figures called for a boycott on Sunday, of the March election, citing a wave of repression that has cleared the field of challengers to Sisi and left his top opponent in jail. It ap...More..

Defence secretary warns Russian Federation is ready to attack UK's energy infrastructure
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Defence secretary warns Russian Federation is ready to attack UK's energy infrastructure

He took a swipe at Williamson's remark by noting that all information concerning the location of British power plants or pipelines was "as secret as the location of Westminster Abbey or the Big Ben". 'Why would...More..

Trump letter to African leaders says Tillerson to visit soon
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Trump letter to African leaders says Tillerson to visit soon

The US president ignored questions shouted by journalists about his reported dismissal this month of African nations as "sh*thole countries", during a meeting on immigration with congressional leaders in US c...More..

White House Calls Senators' Immigration Proposal 'Totally Unacceptable' to Trump
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

White House Calls Senators' Immigration Proposal 'Totally Unacceptable' to Trump

Jeff Flake of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of SC, and Democrat Dick Durbin of IL, was criticized by White House press secretary Sarah. She said the White House had earlier sent Congress a list of the core...More..

Britain's May says world cannot pull in different directions on trade
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Britain's May says world cannot pull in different directions on trade

Also on Thursday, Trump met with Theresa May, telling the prime minister the United States and UK were " joined at the hip " in their military co-operation, adding: "There's nothing that would happen to you (wh...More..