Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament amid crackdown on freedom of speech

07 Apr, 2018

The prime minister said that he already get approval from King Sultan Muhammad V in this regard. A woman passes a live telecast of Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak addressing the nation on the dissolution of Parliament at an electronics shop in Port Klang, Malaysia, on Friday.


Trump Will Not Attend 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner

07 Apr, 2018

Skipping the dinner is a symbol of the president's deeply strained relationship with the news outlets that cover him. Last year, Trump was the first president to forgo the event since Ronald Reagan in 1981, when the president was recovering from an assassination attempt.


PM Abbasi compares Pakistan's success with global defeat against terrorism

06 Apr, 2018

The statement said the prime minister will have in-depth consultations in Kabul with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the Afghan Chief Executive Dr. "I always ask people to look at the polling stations to know how many times Pakistan has rejected terrorism". "The worldwide community should accept what is going in Kashmir, atrocities are being committed, human rights are being violated".


Opposition Leader Julius Maada Bio sworn in as Sierra Leone's President

06 Apr, 2018

But with results from Kailahun district yet to be declared, Dr. Samura Kamara has no chance of winning the run-off election. Bio took the oath of office just before midnight Wednesday, soon after the electoral commission named him the victor of last Saturday's poll.


Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn attends left-wing Jewish group's event

04 Apr, 2018

Speaking to Sky News, Sir David has raised the prospect of supporting the Tories as he voiced fierce criticism of Mr Corbyn amid a continuing anti-Semitism row. "It was very interesting talking to a lot of young people about their experiences of modern Britain and I learned a lot ". UNREPENTANT Jeremy Corbyn insists that his dinner with a group that has demanded the destruction of Israel was a "good thing".


United Nations blacklists shipping firms for aiding N.Korea

04 Apr, 2018

The list includes two Chinese companies - Shanghai Dongfeng Shipping and Weihai World Shipping Freight, which are accused of transporting North Korean coal. China postponed the decision on March 2 without giving a reason, and the 15-member committee worked with consensus. Washington then proposed a shortened list on Thursday, which was unanimously agreed by the committee on Friday.


President Trump wants military to patrol Mexican border until wall is built

04 Apr, 2018

The country recently interceded and processed a so-called caravan of recent Central American migrants heading toward the U.S. -Mexico border. Trump's electoral promise to build a "big, lovely Wall" along the southern United States border ran into a roadblock last month, when a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill allocated only $1.6 billion towards repairing existing border fences.


Carlos Alvarado is Elected President of Costa Rica

03 Apr, 2018

Carlos Alvarado , a fiction writer and musician, has won Sunday's electoral runoff to become Costa Rica's next president, news agency Prensa Latina reported. It was the first time any head of state had done so in the Americas, and it generated headlines around the world. Carlos' overwhelming victory at the polls contradicted previous surveys, save for the one carried out by the National University that gave him the victory, while other allegedly more recognized firms predicted a tight ...


Egyptians attempt to elect Liverpool hero Mo Salah as president

03 Apr, 2018

The 2018 presidential election is the first election in Egyptian history to be monitored by the National Election Authority. Sisi faced no serious challengers, after a string of potentially strong candidates withdrew under pressure or were arrested.


Pope Francis calls for peace in the Holy Land

03 Apr, 2018

He also prayed for Yemen and the entire Middle East, "so that dialogue and mutual respect may prevail over division and violence". Appealing to the consciences of all political and military leaders, Francis urged that a swift end may be brought to the carnage.


Kim Jong Un attends concert by S.Korean artists

02 Apr, 2018

In recent months there has been a thawing of tensions between North Korea and South Korea. The team, made up mostly of technicians, will set up stages for the 160-member South Korean art troupe that will perform twice in Pyongyang the following week in cross-border cultural exchange ahead of an inter-Korean summit on April 27.


Pulse Shooter's Wife Found Not Guilty Of Knowing His Plans

02 Apr, 2018

Her protection group as well as household traded hugs. It was one of the deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in the U.S., and the deadliest incident of violence against LGBT people in the U.S. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sara Sweeny said although they were "disappointed", they respected the jury's decision. Jurors asked Judge Paul Byron on Thursday for some definitions and descriptions related to the charges, some of which he provided.


Massive Under Armour data breach hits 150 million customers

02 Apr, 2018

According to Under Armour , the app does not collect US Social Security or driver's licence numbers from users, so that information was not exposed. Under Armour hasn't commented on how the hack was carried out but says it's now cooperating with the police and data security firms.


Pakistan vs West Indies T20 series 2018: All you need to know

02 Apr, 2018

Captain Carlos Brathwaite , big-hitting opening batsman Chris Gayle and all-rounder Jason Holder are just some of the players who opted to skip the series. On the choice of Jason Mohammed as captain, Browne said: "Jason is our One-day global vice-captain, and he has been asked to step up and lead the team with the unavailability of Carlos".


Olympics committee secures North Korea's participation in next two games

02 Apr, 2018

During the visit, Bach met with senior North Korean officials and visited several sporting facilities. The isolated, nuclear-armed regime rarely hosts foreign dignitaries but recent weeks have seen a flurry of diplomacy, with Kim making his first foreign trip as leader to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and inviting him to visit Pyongyang.


Governor Resigns After Deadly Fire In Mall Kills 64 In Siberia

02 Apr, 2018

President Vladimir Putin had initially refused to dismiss Tuleyev, despite widespread public anger in Kemerovo and across Russian Federation. Tuleyev apologised to the president over the rally - where protesters also called for Putin's resignation - calling its organisers troublemakers.


Netanyahu, Erdogan Trade Insults Over Violence On Gaza Border

02 Apr, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin on Sunday, calling him a "terrorist". Netanyahu has previously called Erdogan someone who "bombs Kurdish villagers" in a reference to the Turkish Army's operations in northern Syria.


Security high in Pakistan's Swat but Nobelist's visit uncertain

01 Apr, 2018

It had been uncertain whether she would be able to visit Swat, a scenic mountain region parts of which spent almost two years under the control of Pakistani Taliban militants and their harsh interpretation of extremist law, due to continued concerns for her safety.


Pope washes feet of inmates at Regina Coeli prison

01 Apr, 2018

After his homily, Cardinal Wuerl repeated the actions of Jesus at the Last Supper, first by kneeling and washing the feet of 12 people seated in front of the sanctuary, then later by consecrating the Eucharist at the altar, following Christ's command to "Do this in memory of me".


$1M Mega Millions ticket sold in NJ as jackpot jumps to $502M

31 Mar, 2018

A New Hampshire woman won $559.7 million in a Powerball jackpot in January. Virginia Lottery expects around 1,470 tickets to be sold per minute statewide Friday before the evening drawing. It's played in 44 states including Texas plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It has a cash value of - wait for it - $301.5 million.


May Says Go-It-Alone Britain Will Thrive After Brexit

30 Mar, 2018

Speaking to voters in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, Theresa May will say that, whether they voted Leave or Remain, what is important now is making Brexit "a success for everyone". The British prime minister kicked off a whistle-stop tour of the United Kingdom with a visit to a weaving firm in Ayr, where she said she expected to be able to negotiate a deal with the European Union allowing a "good trading relationship" in future.


In Karnataka, winnability sole criterion for choosing Congress candidates, says KC Venugopal

30 Mar, 2018

He returned to BJP following the announcement of Narendra Modi as party's prime ministerial candidate ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Former cricket captain Rahul Dravid, who hails from the southern state, will be the "state election icon", who will urge all people in the state to vote, Mr Kumar said , adding that an election anthem will also be made for awareness on voting by renowned Kannada film director and lyricist Yograj Bhat.


Turkey's Erdogan, EU chiefs meet to mend eroded ties

30 Mar, 2018

Juncker insisted that he was not in favour of stopping negotiations with Turkey but urged Ankara to improve relations with member states like Cyprus and Greece. Recalling that some European countries want to end accession talks or initiate to introduce alternative partnership models to Turkey , Ankara wants to avert breakage and aims to perpetuate dialogue with the EU, he said.


Rival Korean leaders to meet at historic summit in April

30 Mar, 2018

Amid that process, Kim sustained this week in China his first visit overseas and dialogued with president Xi Jinping on the events in the península and issues of bilateral interest. The two sides said in a joint statement they would hold a working-level meeting on April 4 to discuss details of the summit, such as staffing support, security and news releases.


Fired David Shulkin Says He Was Forced out for Opposing VA Privatization

30 Mar, 2018

If Jackson is confirmed, he will inherit a Department of Veterans Affairs that has been faced with challenges that have spanned years. Veterans should have additional private care options, but this must be in addition to, not in place of, a robust VA medical system.



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