Sierra Leone holds general election

President Ernest Bai Koroma has concluded his second consecutive term and his former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Samura Kamara would contest against fifteen others including Julius Maada Bio of the SLPP. The Institute for Governance Reform (IGR), a ... More..

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Axis Bank's exposure to Nirav Modi, Gitanjali Group Rs200cr
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Axis Bank's exposure to Nirav Modi, Gitanjali Group Rs200cr

Sources said that officials from Punjab National Bank are likely to visit the office on Wednesday. However, this did not stop the federal probe agency, the CBI, from questioning its Executive Director NS Kanan...More..

France Proposes Setting 15 as Legal Age of Sexual Consent
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

France Proposes Setting 15 as Legal Age of Sexual Consent

Paris: France plans to set the legal age of sexual consent as 15 after two-high profile cases involving 11-year-old girls, according to the country's Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa. Schiappa told reporter...More..

New Toyota Auris revealed at Geneva
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

New Toyota Auris revealed at Geneva

An auto industry turning away from diesel and European drivers increasingly favouring hybrid cars: add it up and the result is clear - advantage Toyota. The announcement follows one from Toyota's division in ...More..

New Zealand will bank on Taylor's experience
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

New Zealand will bank on Taylor's experience

The Kiwis had moved to 80-1 when England began to tighten their grip on the match - spinners Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali were both excellent, conceding 70 runs from their combined 20 overs. With the series ...More..

Golden State Warriors to Visit African American Museum Instead of WH
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Golden State Warriors to Visit African American Museum Instead of WH

We've done our part to try to further that message. "That's been the biggest thing that I've noticed in the a year ago and that's healthy and that's what we're all trying to accomplish". "Not at all. Because my...More..

Pakistan again summons Indian deputy HC to protest LoC ceasefire violations
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Pakistan again summons Indian deputy HC to protest LoC ceasefire violations

Army sources said Pakistan again resorted to "unprovoked firing" along the LoC on Thursday morning. Ceasefire violations at the restive Line of Control (LoC) continued on Thursday, claiming the life of an...More..

by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Funeral service for Rev. Billy Graham

In an exclusive interview with the Baptist Message, Bacon said the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association was instrumental in helping him seek forgiveness for a chaotic past life that included an absentee fath...More..

Marine Le Pen charged for posting images of Islamic State atrocities
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Marine Le Pen charged for posting images of Islamic State atrocities

At the time of the outcry over her tweets Le Pen told French news agency AFP: "I am being charged for having condemned the horrors of Daesh". Le Pen didn't comment publicly on Thursday's preliminary charg...More..

Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq

Thousands of foreigners have fought on behalf of the IS in Iraq and Syria since 2014. A German woman was sentenced to death last month for belonging to the group and a Russian fighter was also sentence...More..

Syria conflict: Airstrikes follow United Nations ceasefire vote but relative calm returns
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Syria conflict: Airstrikes follow United Nations ceasefire vote but relative calm returns

With Russia's backing, the council voted unanimously to demand the truce "without delay" as Syrian war planes pounded the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta . Calls for a ceasefire in Syria, outlined in...More..

Russian hockey team beats Germany in overtime to win Olympic gold medal
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Russian hockey team beats Germany in overtime to win Olympic gold medal

Germany couldn't capitalize at the end of the game , which set up overtime and Kaprizov's power-play victor, which delivered Russian Federation (though unofficially) their first gold medal in men's ...More..

by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Ohio River on its ways back up

Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall will move across the region today through Saturday night. In southeast MI, the National Weather Service office in White Lake reported the River Raisin crested in Blissfield...More..

The most off-script moments from President Trump's CPAC speech
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

The most off-script moments from President Trump's CPAC speech

If they get in, they'll repeal your tax cuts, they'll put judges in that you wouldn't believe". "By the way, if you only had a choice of one, what would you rather have?" Surprisingly, the large group of co...More..

Former Miami Dolphins' Jonathan Martin reportedly in custody after Instagram post
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Former Miami Dolphins' Jonathan Martin reportedly in custody after Instagram post

Incognito and Martin played together in Miami during the 2013 season, before Incognito was suspended by the team in November. In a Facebook post in August 2015, Martin wrote of multiple suicide attempts , sl...More..

President Trump announces new North Korea sanctions
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

President Trump announces new North Korea sanctions

US Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin has revealed he outlined the new sanctions to Mr Turnbull a day before he announced them. The measures are set to be announced just as the president's daughter, Ivanka ...More..

McArthur facing 6th murder charge as cops identify more remains
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

McArthur facing 6th murder charge as cops identify more remains

News of the additional charges comes two weeks after police revealed that they recovered the remains of six people, including Kinsman, in large planters at a Leaside home connected to McArthur. "We are tracin...More..

Trump Backs Arming Teachers During Emotional White House Listening Session
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Trump Backs Arming Teachers During Emotional White House Listening Session

Donald Trump doubled down on his proposal to address school shootings by giving some teachers guns on Thursday, tweeting that it would be a "great deterrent" to killers. I want it to sink in. Cruz's atta...More..

Trump Privately Extols Raising Age Limits on Long Guns
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Trump Privately Extols Raising Age Limits on Long Guns

His decision comes days after the tragic shooting at Douglas High School [VIDEO ] in Florida. "We have organised this protest in solidarity with all of those who were affected by the horrific school sho...More..

Syria's Eastern Ghouta is
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Syria's Eastern Ghouta is "catastrophe" after Russian-Syrian bombardment killed dozens

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "deeply alarmed by the escalating situation in Eastern Ghouta and its devastating impact on civilians", said spokesman Stephane Dujarric. "This is a human tragedy tha...More..

Jared Kushner resists losing access as John Kelly tackles security clearance issues
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Jared Kushner resists losing access as John Kelly tackles security clearance issues

The report stated that "Mr. Kushner is one of dozens of White House officials operating under interim security clearances because of issues raised by the F.B.I. In a statement later Tuesday, Kelly said he wou...More..

Potential threat at Verona High School
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Potential threat at Verona High School

Additionally, police received a report about a 17-year-old boy making a social media post Tuesday with a threat about "shooting up local schools". Police say they do not believe there is any further threat ...More..

Russian Federation warns United States not to
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Russian Federation warns United States not to "play with fire" in the Syrian conflict

Russian officials have told reporters that five Russian citizens may have been killed in clashes with US -led coalition forces. The Russian foreign ministry, which previously said that five Russian citize...More..

Christchurch declares state of emergency after storm hits NZ
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Christchurch declares state of emergency after storm hits NZ

Air New Zealand grounded all flights from Wellington from 2.45pm (0145 GMT) as weather authorities issued warnings of severe weather and heavy rain and gusts of up to 93 miles per hour. It had earlier caused ex...More..

Mueller files new charge against lawyer accused of lying to investigators
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mueller files new charge against lawyer accused of lying to investigators

The initial document released by a Washington , D.C. federal court showed Alex Van Der Zwaan lied about his interactions with Rick Gates, who has already been indicted by Mueller's office. Gates met Manafort...More..

Trump Blames Obama For Not Doing Enough About Russia Meddling
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump Blames Obama For Not Doing Enough About Russia Meddling

This month the press has been pushing a narrative that President Trump has met with the Russians some 18 times as if it is proof of collusion, this was brought up in last Sunday's Boomerang. "He's authorize...More..

Russian Federation: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Russian Federation: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect

According to Interfax , the gunman has been identified as a local man in his early 20s. According to preliminary information, the injured persons include three National Guard officers. "A soldier of Islam...More..

Poland PM's comments on 'Jewish perpetrators' not Holocaust denial - government statement
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Poland PM's comments on 'Jewish perpetrators' not Holocaust denial - government statement

Heated debate over Poland's controversial Holocaust law has reached new levels this week after the Polish prime minister spoke of "Jewish perpetrators" during the Nazi era, causing outrage in Israel . At the...More..

Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know

India shipped its first consignment of wheat to Afghanistan by sea through Chabahar last October. So impactful was Farsi's role that India's largest language today, Hindi, takes its name from a Farsi word me...More..

Zainab rape-murder: Girl's father demands suspect be stoned to death
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Zainab rape-murder: Girl's father demands suspect be stoned to death

Among the punishments, the four death penalties were for kidnapping, raping and murdering Zainab, and for committing an act of terrorism punishable under Section 7 of the Anti Terrorism Act. Zainab was taken ...More..

Ethiopian Prime Minister offers resignation
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Ethiopian Prime Minister offers resignation

Hailemariam cited that goal in his resignation, saying he intended "to become part of the solution". "We know that we are in the process of achieving these reforms", he told the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corpo...More..

Russia's 'neutral' mixed doubles curling team takes bronze at Winter Olympic Games
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Russia's 'neutral' mixed doubles curling team takes bronze at Winter Olympic Games

She suddenly seemed to lose her footing and her feet went flying out from under her. "I don't really understand curling but Anastasia Bryzgalova has made me a fan", one fan tweeted, per The Sun . Russian ...More..

Nepal gets a new Prime Minister
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Nepal gets a new Prime Minister

Though two names Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal came into the picture, Oli has been finally confirmed as the next Nepal PM. They also agreed to unify their parties before forming the government. This is the secon...More..

2 shot dead in New Orleans Mardi Gras night
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

2 shot dead in New Orleans Mardi Gras night

A man was shot to death along the St. Charles Avenue parade route late Tuesday afternoon, New Orleans police said. A search of criminal court records in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish doesn't reveal any...More..

Philippine president makes misogynistic threat to women who rebel against his regime
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Philippine president makes misogynistic threat to women who rebel against his regime

The anger against the President of Philippine came in after President Duterte, directed his soldiers to target women rebels by shooting them in the vagina. Duterte is a controversial leader, having made misogyn...More..