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PM Modi to visit Shiva Temple in Muscat

PM Modi to visit Shiva Temple in Muscat

PM Modi held talks with Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood Al-Said, Oman's Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers. Prime Minister expressed his gratitude to the Sultan and the people of Oman for thei...

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Trump now unsure Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

Trump now unsure Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

When asked on Sunday by the daily newspaper Israel Hayom when exactly the United States will unveil its peace plan, Trump said Palestinians and Israelis are not ready to strike an accord in the wa...

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After IS war, Kuwait hosts conferences on rebuilding Iraq

After IS war, Kuwait hosts conferences on rebuilding Iraq

Iraq declared victory over Islamic State in December, having taken back all the territory captured by the militants in 2014 and 2015, and is seeking $100 billion in foreign investment in transport, en...

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South Korean President, Kim Jong Un's sister share historic handshake in Pyeongchang

South Korean President, Kim Jong Un's sister share historic handshake in Pyeongchang

Almost 500 North Koreans have arrived in South Korea for the Olympics, which run until February 25. They thought it would deprive South Korean athletes of playing time . "I like the reconciliatory ...

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North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show

During their meeting President Moon was pictured smiling and shaking hands with Kim Yo Jong . The vice president is not directly addressing the news. Kim Yo Jong is 28 years old, according to the U...

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Trump 'not actively looking' to replace Kelly

Trump 'not actively looking' to replace Kelly

The president followed that up Saturday with a tweet that "lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation". 'If he wants due process for the over dozen sexual assault allegations aga...

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Turkish Helicopter Downed in Afrin, Erdogan Promises 'Harsh Response'

Turkish Helicopter Downed in Afrin, Erdogan Promises 'Harsh Response'

GMT). State-run news agency Anadolu said the incident happened in the southern border province of Hatay, with private run Dogan news agency saying authorities were trying to reach the wreckage in the ...

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Royal Bank of Canada Raises Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Price Target to $209.00

The stock increased 0.94% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $111.18. Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) has risen 4.94% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. First Commonwealth Corp Pa ow...

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Kim Jong Un's sister heads home after whirlwind SKorea visit

Kim Jong Un's sister heads home after whirlwind SKorea visit

Throw in there the accusations that South Korea has had to arrange huge payouts for past meetings, and that these earlier encounters, while certainly producing indelible images, have done little to ...

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Strikes batter Syrian enclave as United Nations plea falls on deaf ears

Strikes batter Syrian enclave as United Nations plea falls on deaf ears

Kurdish news sources said the the helicopter was shot down in Afrin's Rajo district. The incident underscores the potential for further conflict in Syria's oil-rich east, where the US -backed Syr...

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North Korean Leader Invites South Korean President to Pyongyang

Beginning with fireworks and ending with the lighting of the Olympic cauldron, Pyeongchang's Winter Olympics opening ceremony, called "Peace in Motion", took place Friday evening amid gusts of wind ...

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Rahul Gandhi Demands Apology From RSS, After Mohan Bhagwat Comments

Rahul Gandhi Demands Apology From RSS, After Mohan Bhagwat Comments

This is our capability. "Swayamsewak will be ready to take on the front if the country faces such a situation and Constitution permits to do so", the Press Trust of India quoted Bhagwat as saying. He ...

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Evgenia Medvedeva answers doubters with world record skate

Evgenia Medvedeva answers doubters with world record skate

In her absence, Zagitova, Medvedeva's 15-year-old training partner and the World junior champion, emerged as the new Olympic favorite. I think what we felt is even more special. Less than three minu...

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Jayalalithaa portrait unveiled in TN Assembly: DMK, Congress boycott

Jayalalithaa portrait unveiled in TN Assembly: DMK, Congress boycott

While the DMK opposes this, Vijayadharani, an MLA of Congress which is in alliance with the DMK, has supported the unveiling of the portrait of Jayalalithaa. As far as I am concerned, there is nothing...

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Turkish forces push into Syria as Afrin offensive enters fourth week

Turkish forces push into Syria as Afrin offensive enters fourth week

Ankara views the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Kurdish militant group it regards as a terrorist organisation. USA national security adviser H.R. UN Secretary-Genera...

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Cyberattack hits Winter Olympics during the opening ceremony

It is one we are dealing with. The International Olympic Committee's head of communications, Mark Adams, told the paper that no information about the alleged cyber attack would be made public righ...

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Pence insists 'no daylight' between United States and South Korea on North

Pence insists 'no daylight' between United States and South Korea on North

The Koreas could potentially talk about a South Korean special envoy meeting Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang or even a summit between Moon and Kim. Kim Yo Jong has been rapidly rising within the North's ...

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Amid Olympic thaw, Pence says allies united in isolating North Korea

Amid Olympic thaw, Pence says allies united in isolating North Korea

Cheering spectators from both Koreas "burst into warm applause and cheers" to support players "skillfully driving the puck, calling each other by the same language and pooling efforts", it added. But...

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North Korea's Summit Offer Could Test US-South Korea's United Nuclear Front

She also delivered a letter inviting Moon to a summit with her brother in Pyongyang, and asked him to play a "leading role" in reuniting the two Koreas after almost seven decades. The delegation, whic...

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CRPF foils militants' attempt to attack its Srinagar camp

CRPF foils militants' attempt to attack its Srinagar camp

A police official said the militants were spotted during the search operation between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. It is believed that the terrorists were planning to attack the CRPF camp. "The sentry at the ...

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N.Korean leader invites S.Korea's Moon to the North - president's office

N.Korean leader invites S.Korea's Moon to the North - president's office

A massive military parade in Pyongyang on the eve of the just-opened Pyeongchang Games has been used as Exhibit A by skeptics. Tensions between the two soared past year as Pyongyang tested missile...

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London City Airport Shutdown After Discovery Of WWII Bomb

London City Airport Shutdown After Discovery Of WWII Bomb

At 10pm, the decision was taken to put an exclusion zone in place to allow the Royal Navy to deal with the explosive that meant flights would be affected. Passengers were advised not to travel to the ...

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Moon meets Kim's sister inside Blue House

Moon meets Kim's sister inside Blue House

Tensions between the two soared previous year as Pyongyang tested missiles capable of reaching the US mainland and its most powerful nuclear device to date, while Kim Jong Un and US President Donald...

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Iran to remain committed to nuclear deal

Iran to remain committed to nuclear deal

Iran's Islamic Republic is a hybrid of Islam-driven theocracy and a republic led by a president elected by popular vote. Reminding the deep effects of Iran's revolution at the global, Islamic and r...

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Schiff: Panel to meet with Federal Bureau of Investigation to discuss memo redaction

Schiff: Panel to meet with Federal Bureau of Investigation to discuss memo redaction

Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday on CBS's " Face the Nation ". What appears obvious is the chair of the GOP-led House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes , cherry-picked selective classified inte...

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Explosion in Mississauga leaves 3 injured including one child

Explosion in Mississauga leaves 3 injured including one child

Hurontario Street is closed in both directions from Dundas Street to Hillcrest Avenue as officers investigate. "There are several trucks here and fire is working the scene". The building was evacuat...

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Gasquet upsets Goffin to reach sixth straight Montpellier final

Gasquet upsets Goffin to reach sixth straight Montpellier final

Gasquet, who had defeated David Goffin in the semi-finals to reach his sixth successive final in Montpellier, suffered his second successive Open Sud de France final defeat, after last year's loss t...

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Heading home, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North Korea

Bloomberg reported that Pence made a five-minute appearance at a Friday night reception held by Moon, and didn't speak to North Korea's ceremonial head of state at the Winter Games, Kim Yong Nam, ...

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Is the sun now 'setting' on Barnaby Joyce's political career?

Is the sun now 'setting' on Barnaby Joyce's political career?

On Monday a spokesman for Turnbull said Joyce had not breached the code because Campion was not the deputy prime minister's partner at the time of the staff appointments. But Foreign Minister Julie ...

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High-scoring Gophers roll past Penn State 101-68 in women's basketball

High-scoring Gophers roll past Penn State 101-68 in women's basketball

Head coach Brad Underwood was disappointed with his team's effort and a perceived lack of passion on display from his players. The public betting is siding with the Nittany Lions as well. The Gopher...

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Trump To Unveil Long-Awaited $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Trump To Unveil Long-Awaited $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

On Sunday, senior administration officials who insisted on remaining anonymous said the administration raised its projection of total financial scope by 50%, from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion in total...

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Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf

Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf

Reiterating India's support for an independent, sovereign and peaceful Palestine , Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that relations between India and Palestine have "stood the...

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PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Dubai, hails demonitization, GST

PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Dubai, hails demonitization, GST

He said, India is touching greater heights in terms of development. "We will do whatever it takes to make it possible", he told the gathering. However, he said that his government is not satisfied at ...

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Israel and Palestinians both hindering peace plan

Israel and Palestinians both hindering peace plan

But the modern era of Israel - the Knesset is in Jerusalem , the Supreme Court, most of the foreign affairs and government ministries in West Jerusalem . It has become apparent that the United Sta...

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Pence says NK must give up nukes before talks

Pence says NK must give up nukes before talks

South Korean officials said Moon had been invited to Pyongyang to speak with Kim Jong Un during the talks and lunch that Moon hosted at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Saturday. Analysts say t...

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No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang

No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang

But it made no mention of US President Mike Pence, who was seated in the same box as Moon and the two North Koreans . Contact was inevitable. And the unified entry of the Korean athletes at the open...

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Saudi Ritz-Carlton used as prison re-opens to the public

Saudi Ritz-Carlton used as prison re-opens to the public

Liveried staff milled around under the ornate chandeliers of the hotel lobby, greeting a trickle of arrivals as they checked into rooms ranging from 2,489 riyals ($664) a night. The hotel also is pr...

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Here Were the Missiles on Display in North Korea's Latest Parade

Here Were the Missiles on Display in North Korea's Latest Parade

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have risen sharply over the past year, as Kim Jong Un has made rapid progress in his nuclear weapons program and has made clear the program is being ...

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Joint Korean Women's Hockey Team Competes for First Time in Olympic History

Joint Korean Women's Hockey Team Competes for First Time in Olympic History

He signed a peace pledge with Kim Jong-il. Before traveling to the region earlier this week, Pence said the goal was to bolster ties with South Korean and Japanese leaders while isolating the No...

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Korean hockey team faces Switzerland in historic debut match

Korean hockey team faces Switzerland in historic debut match

His decision to dispatch his sister to the games is all the more significant since Kim Jong Un himself hasn't set foot outside North Korea or met a single head of state since he assumed power upon t...

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