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Turkish president says helicopter downed in northern Syria

Last Saturday, seven Turkish troops died in the second worst single-day loss of the operation so far, with five killed in a tank attack. "We don't have exact evidence or document to determine that...

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Republican leaders produce new congressional map

Republican leaders produce new congressional map

Brian Amos, a redistricting expert at the University of Florida , has done exactly that. The plan is in response to an order by the state Supreme Court that gave the General Assembly three weeks to...

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Trump laments that 'mere allegation' of abuse can destroy lives

Trump laments that 'mere allegation' of abuse can destroy lives

Porter denied the allegations as "outrageous" and "simply false". Sorensen told the Post he stepped down because he "didn't want the White House to have to deal with this distraction". Porter's ...

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Speeding train mows down five wild jumbos in Assam

Speeding train mows down five wild jumbos in Assam

The department, along with North East Frontier Railways, has organised awareness camps for train drivers to tackle situations arising out of elephant movement near railway tracks. Four elephants were ...

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Zimbabwe level ODI series in Sharjah after Taylor's ton

Zimbabwe level ODI series in Sharjah after Taylor's ton

The teams will face off in match three of the five-ODI series at the same venue on Tuesday. Incredibly, that was the same score Afghanistan posted in the first ODI, while their measly 179 in an un...

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Trump has 'full confidence' in Kelly

Trump has 'full confidence' in Kelly

In Porter's case, both of his ex-wives told a news publication that he had physically and verbally abused them. Trump has also tapped former Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Carroll to serve as the next dr...

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Israel staunch ally of US - White House

Israel staunch ally of US - White House

Netanyahu also spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday night, a key regional player and an ally of both Israel and Iran. "Israel holds Iran and its Syrian hosts responsible for tod...

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Second White House staffer resigns amid spousal abuse claims

Second White House staffer resigns amid spousal abuse claims

Vice President Pence also seemed to draw a tougher line against the former staff secretary than Trump did, telling NBC's Nightly News he was "appalled" by the allegations against Porter. "Forty minu...

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Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea

Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea

From the South Korean side, the unification minister and Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung participated in the banquet along with Lee Hee-beom, the president of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olymp...

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Auburn basketball top No. 2 seed in early NCAA Tournament bracket

Auburn basketball top No. 2 seed in early NCAA Tournament bracket

Davis and Kellogg both whole-heartedly agreed with the No. 1 seeds as they stand today and added that it was hard for them to see anyone cracking into the Top 4 during the next four weeks. Clemson w...

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N. Korean Art Troupe Heads to Seoul, Ferry Returns to North

Moon, on the other hand, has repeatedly stressed the need to keep the inter-Korean dialogue moving forward, so they may lead to a resumption of global negotiations on ending the North's nuclear ambiti...

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South Korea's Moon hosts North Korean talks as Pence keeps up pressure

Moon had said "let's create conditions to make it happen", the official said, an indication that Moon was likely to accept the invitation. Pictures showed Kim Yo-jong sitting between Moon and the No...

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Hundreds killed as Syrian government targets medical centers

Turkey launched a military offensive on January 20 to oust the YPG from Afrin , citing national security. "The siege means there is nowhere for them to escape", said Sonia Khush, Save the Children's ...

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Two Turkish troops killed as helicopter downed

The Turkish helicopter was a T129 ATAK helicopter, confirmed Yildirim. The Kremlin said Putin and Macron discussed the Syrian peace process in the phone call. On Jan. 20, Turkish warplanes began s...

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Trump questions whether Israel, Palestinians ready to make peace

Trump questions whether Israel, Palestinians ready to make peace

Trump, who spoke in an interview with Israel Hayom newspaper , also said that he is not sure Israel and the Palestinians are committed to reaching a peace agreement. The Trump White House has been le...

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Iranian-Canadian environmental activist jailed by authorities in Tehran dies in prison

Iranian-Canadian environmental activist jailed by authorities in Tehran dies in prison

Kavous Seyed-Emami, a professor of sociology at Imam Sadiq University in Tehran and the managing director of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation , was arrested January 24, according to his son. ...

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Tillerson Set To Visit Middle East Amid Rising Tensions In Syria

Tillerson Set To Visit Middle East Amid Rising Tensions In Syria

Late last month, Ankara began a cross-border offensive in northwestern Syria against what it calls a "terrorist" Kurdish militia. The Turkish operation further raised tensions between the two countr...

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Pence: 'No daylight' between United States, allies on North Korea

Pence: 'No daylight' between United States, allies on North Korea

He said war had forged "the core of the bond" between the USA and South Korea and that helps explains "why there is no daylight and there will be no daylight" between the two. The apparent thaw has no...

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Easy compromise with N. Korea may accelerate nuclear crisis

Easy compromise with N. Korea may accelerate nuclear crisis

Kim Yong Nam, top left, president of the Presidium of North Korean Parliament, and Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, top right, sit behind U.S. They shook hands with Moon and che...

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Scalise: Where Is Pelosi's New DACA Push Coming From?

Scalise: Where Is Pelosi's New DACA Push Coming From?

The House Minority Leader started speaking shortly after 10 am and wrapped up the speech a little after 6.10 pm. "I wonder what that was?" Pelosi's speech surpassed a record set by Rep. The ...

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Trump to sign U.S. spending bill into law on Friday: White House

Trump to sign U.S. spending bill into law on Friday: White House

But pro-immigration Democrats pushed Pelosi to demand an open debate on immigration legislation rather than being forced to vote on a Republican-only proposal. Several bipartisan efforts have stalled....

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Syria's Eastern Ghouta Suffers Bloodiest Week Since 2015

According to her, civilians are the targets, in Idlib and in the east of Damascus . The International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria expressed distress at the deteriorating security and human...

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PM Modi to visit city on Feb 19

PM Modi to visit city on Feb 19

In Palestine , Modi will visit the Yasser Arafat Museum before formal talks, MEA official B Bala Bhaskar said . Speaking on India's achievement in the economy sector, Modi said India's jum...

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Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un impersonators ejected from Opening Ceremony

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un impersonators ejected from Opening Ceremony

One country for whom the chiming peace bells in the Korea is not pleasing to the ears, is the USA, which continues to beat noisy war drums, trying to portray Kim Jong Un as a lunatic and North Koreans...

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Navy SEAL who shot Bin Laden blasts Trump's military parade

Navy SEAL who shot Bin Laden blasts Trump's military parade

O'Neill joins a chorus of United States military veterans expressing opposition to the idea of a parade , and of USA pundits who have pointed to Trump's desire for a parade in likening him to a di...

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PM Modi inaugurates of Abu Dhabi's first Hindu Temple project

PM Modi inaugurates of Abu Dhabi's first Hindu Temple project

He described the transformation as a miracle. He stressed on making technology a means of development, not a means of destruction. He said it was for governments to ensure that technology was used f...

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Indian PM Modi Arrives Palestine, Lays Wreath At Yasser Arafat's Mausoleum

Indian PM Modi Arrives Palestine, Lays Wreath At Yasser Arafat's Mausoleum

The Prime Minister spoke about the ease of doing business, as well as reiterating the commitment to make India adhere to the "Global Benchmarks" of the country. The temple will be hand-carved by Ind...

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Chief Justice holds forth on Lok Adalat

Chief Justice holds forth on Lok Adalat

In Kohima, during an interview, a 45 year old lady from Kezobasa who benefited from the Lok Adalat's free settlement of Dispute held in the Kohima District & Sessions Judge Court building, said that b...

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Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad: Zidane speaks on 5-2 victory

Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad: Zidane speaks on 5-2 victory

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery believes his team are ready for Real Madrid , pleased with their confidence-boosting win over Toulouse . Nobody picked up Marcelo, who easily played in R...

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Winter Olympics: North Korean cheerleaders mesmerise crowds

Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong , was at the opening ceremony with North Korea's nominal head of state, 90-year-old Kim Yong Nam. The sister of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un attended the Pyeongchang O...

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Turkish president says helicopter downed in Syria

Erdogan, speaking to members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Istanbul , also said earlier on Saturday: "We might lose a helicopter, but they will pay a heavy price for this". Acc...

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Pence: US, Allies to 'Intensify' Campaign to End North Korea's Nuclear Program

Mr Kim Jong Un yesterday invited President Moon for talks in Pyongyang, setting the stage for the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years. Communications director Jarrod Agen tweeted...

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United Nations to probe Syria gas attacks but what about past ones?

United Nations to probe Syria gas attacks but what about past ones?

Turkey launched an operation in Syria last month against Kurdish militias which it views as allies of separatists fighting an insurgency in southern Turkey. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has discus...

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North Korea: US says 'no daylight' between allies despite warmer ties

North Korea: US says 'no daylight' between allies despite warmer ties

Earlier Friday, Pence traveled to the South Korean Navy's 2nd Fleet Command in Pyeongtaek, 70 kilometers south of Seoul, to visit a memorial for sailors of the South Korean warship Cheonan, which wa...

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Want to change politics of violence, says Amit Shah in Tripura

Want to change politics of violence, says Amit Shah in Tripura

BJP President Amit Shah addressed a rally in Mohanpur in the poll-bound Tripura on Sunday. During his two-day visit to the state, Shah is scheduled to address election rallies in Mohanpur, Chawm...

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Israel strikes 'Iranian' positions in Syria after F16 downed

Israel strikes 'Iranian' positions in Syria after F16 downed

During the attack , several anti-aircraft missiles were launched at Israeli fighter jets and sirens sounded in northern Israel. The pilots of one of the F-16s had to eject and the plane crashed in ...

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US Vice President Mike Pence

The US and South Korea stand united against North Korea's nuclear program, even as the two Koreas hold talks in conjunction with the Winter Olympics, US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday. He sai...

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Defense of aide highlights abuse victims' fears

Defense of aide highlights abuse victims' fears

But later in the day, the White House dealt far more aggressively with another allegation of abuse. Both also said they were contacted in 2016 by a woman - reportedly working in the Trump ad...

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Man with knife kills 1, injures 12 at Beijing mall

Man with knife kills 1, injures 12 at Beijing mall

Beijing police said in a short statement they had detained a man over the early afternoon attack at Joy City Mall in Xidan district. A man, allegedly motivated by personal problems, has perpetrat...

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Man attacks Indonesian church with sword, injures 4

Man attacks Indonesian church with sword, injures 4

He said: "Everybody started panicking and screaming". Police arrived soon after the attack and fired a warning shot but the attacker refused to surrender. The officer then shot him below his stomach...

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