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Merkel party suffers heavy losses in key regional election

Merkel party suffers heavy losses in key regional election

According to projections updated around 8pm, Ms. Merkel's CDU remained the strongest party in Hesse. Merkel now governs Germany in a "grand coalition" of what traditionally have been the country's...

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United States pipe bomb suspect claims to be Filipino

United States pipe bomb suspect claims to be Filipino

Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo in Miami in this undated photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office. Sayoc's alleged actions have heightened tensions during the closing days of a h...

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Netanyahu thanks Trump in condolence letter to Pittsburgh Jews

Netanyahu thanks Trump in condolence letter to Pittsburgh Jews

Robert Bowers , 46, of Pittsburgh , was charged late Saturday on 29 counts, including 11 counts of murder with a firearm, and several hate crime charges such as obstructing the exercise of religious ...

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Russian Federation loses in vote to criticize United States leaving missile treaty

Russian Federation loses in vote to criticize United States leaving missile treaty

US threats to withdraw from the INF Treaty came amid persistent tension between the West and Moscow over issues including Russia's seizure of Crimea in March 2014, its role in wars in Syria and east...

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PM Modi accorded warm welcome on his arrival in Japan

PM Modi accorded warm welcome on his arrival in Japan

Modi, who arrived in Yamanashi last evening to attend the 13th India-Japan annual summit, has said that his meeting with Abe will add new vigour to the strong friendship between the two countries. The...

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Islamic State claims blast near election commission in Afghan capital: Amaq

Islamic State claims blast near election commission in Afghan capital: Amaq

Hajji Hamdullah Gulalai, head of one of the largest tribes in south Kandahar, complained bitterly about the chaos at polling stations, where workers were late arriving and had difficulty finding the n...

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German governing parties punished in state election

Depending how other parties perform, the coalition arithmetic could still allow either to lead a new state government - handing Merkel or SPD leader Andrea Nahles a symbolic victory. For years, Merk...

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Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee reveals he didn't want to go to Saudi consulate

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee reveals he didn't want to go to Saudi consulate

On Thursday, CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed Trump about her recent trip to Turkey , where she listened to purported audio of Khashoggi's killing . Last month, Germany approved 416 million euros ...

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Victims of Pittsburgh shooting identified

Victims of Pittsburgh shooting identified

The assault on the 150-year-old congregation was the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in recent USA history. Founded in 1881, HIAS helped Jews fleeing Europe, and has recently supported many immigrants a...

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A Lion Air Passenger Plane Has Gone Missing

A Lion Air Passenger Plane Has Gone Missing

Airline Chief executive Edward Sirait earlier told Reuters: "We can not give any comment at this moment". Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesperson National Board for Disaster Management, said the ...

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Brazil takes to the polls for second round of presidential election

Brazil takes to the polls for second round of presidential election

Jair Bolsonaro , a brash far-right congressman who has waxed nostalgic for Brazil's old military dictatorship, won the presidency of Latin America's largest nation Sunday as voters looked past war...

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Facebook claims blocking Iran-linked bid to sway US, British politics

Facebook claims blocking Iran-linked bid to sway US, British politics

The social media giant axed more than 80 accounts that were posting about President Trump, immigration, race, and police brutality right before the midterms. The Atlantic Council said its digital fore...

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USA has invited Putin to Washington, says Trump adviser Bolton

USA has invited Putin to Washington, says Trump adviser Bolton

U.S. President Donald Trump held a summit with Putin in Helsinki and then issued Putin an invitation to visit Washington in the fall. "What the schedule of that is, we do not quite know yet". The Ru...

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Meghan and Harry given traditional Maori greeting in New Zealand

Meghan and Harry given traditional Maori greeting in New Zealand

After a 20-minute delay, the duke and duchess were greeted first by the leader of the opposition, Simon Bridges and his wife Natalie, before spending around 20 minutes warmly chatting to Jacinda Ard...

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Delhi Air Quality Records Worst

Delhi Air Quality Records Worst "Wear Masks, Prefer Short Walks"

World Health Organization said that it hoped to push for a call to action by all participating organisations, governments and individuals with an agreement on a target to reduce the seven million dea...

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Text Messages Show Andrew Gillum Lied About FBI & Hamilton Tickets

Text Messages Show Andrew Gillum Lied About FBI & Hamilton Tickets

Emails show Corey billed "Mike Miller", who happened to be an undercover FBI agent investigating Tallahassee corruption, for the $4,300 tab. And in an email statement, the Florida Democratic Party, ...

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Nor'easter to bring heavy rain, gusty winds to East Coast

Nor'easter to bring heavy rain, gusty winds to East Coast

Heavy rain is already spreading into the Carolinas, Georgia and Tennessee. High temperatures Saturday are forecast in the low to mid 50s, with overnight lows expected in the high 40s to low 50s. A...

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Robert De Niro: 'Your Vote' Is 'More Powerful Than Bombs'

Robert De Niro: 'Your Vote' Is 'More Powerful Than Bombs'

Officials have located 12 devices addressed in recent days to Democratic figures including former President Barack Obama , former Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton . The package address...

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Trump Considers Executive Order to 'HALT ENTRY' for 'Migrant Caravan — CARAVAN CRISIS

Trump Considers Executive Order to 'HALT ENTRY' for 'Migrant Caravan — CARAVAN CRISIS

About 7,000 people make up this caravan, according to the UN. Estimates on the size of the group vary. The Mexican government has cited a smaller figure, around 3,600 participants. - How have local...

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Mexican police halt migrant caravan members

Mexican police halt migrant caravan members

But the trip could be twice as long if the group of some 4,000 migrants heads for the Tijuana-San Diego frontier, as another caravan did earlier this year. Migrants will protest their removal from the...

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Trump critic De Niro urges Americans to vote after bomb plot

Trump critic De Niro urges Americans to vote after bomb plot

Law enforcement officers were seen on television examining a white van, its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation. None of the devices went off. Homeland Security...

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Many of Cesar Sayoc's conspiracy theories tracked Trump's

Many of Cesar Sayoc's conspiracy theories tracked Trump's

Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo in an undated photo in Miami , Florida . Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and one to former National Intelligence Director James Clapper , sent to CNN's NY address....

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Knife-Wielding Woman Slashes At Least 14 Kindergartners In China

Knife-Wielding Woman Slashes At Least 14 Kindergartners In China

The woman, identified only by her surname Liu, has been arrested, Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post quoted a local state-run Chongqing Broadcasting Group as saying. Other footage appears to s...

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Saudi FM says global outcry over Khashoggi 'hysterical'

Saudi FM says global outcry over Khashoggi 'hysterical'

Saudi journalist Khashoggi , 59, who had lived in self-imposed exile in the United States since 2017, was murdered after entering his country's Istanbul consulate on October 2 to obtain paperwork t...

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Facebook Reveals Biggest Political Spenders In The Run-Up To Midterm Elections

Facebook Reveals Biggest Political Spenders In The Run-Up To Midterm Elections

Facebook is making good on its pledge to introduce greater transparency to the political ads bought within its walls, releasing the first of its regular "ad archive" reports which details the...

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'Multiple casualties' in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

'Multiple casualties' in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

Michael Eisenberg, immediate past president of the Tree of Life congregation, said he lives a block away from the synagogue . It will be "some time " before the temple is cleared as some congrega...

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Is the global response to Khashoggi killing tough enough? | Inside Story

Is the global response to Khashoggi killing tough enough? | Inside Story

In more news from Riyadh , hackers briefly took over the official website for Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative-also known as "Davos in the Desert"-as organizers prepared to host the high-p...

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Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN received similar crude pipe bombs

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN received similar crude pipe bombs

Two officials told The Associated Press on Thursday that a person affiliated with the Tribeca Film Center was off work when he saw an image on the Internet and elsewhere of the package containing a cr...

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Khashoggi killing: Trump slams 'worst cover-up ever'

Khashoggi killing: Trump slams 'worst cover-up ever'

This admission comes shortly after CIA Director Gina Haspel visited Turkey and reportedly listened to an audio recording of the journalist being interrogated and killed, according to The Washin...

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CBI vs CBI: Odisha Congress joins nationwide protests against Centre

CBI vs CBI: Odisha Congress joins nationwide protests against Centre

In an open revolt against the "Strong" Prime Minister, the CBI director on Wednesday, October 24, challenged government's decision to send him on forcible leave. Gandhi was leading a noisy protest ove...

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Islamic Jihad declares ceasefire as Israel attacks Gaza terror group

Islamic Jihad declares ceasefire as Israel attacks Gaza terror group

There was no immediate acknowledgement of the ceasefire declaration in Israel, which in the past has denied proclamations by Gaza-based terror groups regarding understandings to end fighting. Also on ...

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Netanyahu, Israeli officials make one-day visit to Sultan Qaboos in Oman

Netanyahu, Israeli officials make one-day visit to Sultan Qaboos in Oman

The meeting between Netanyahu and Sultan Qaboos is the first of its kind between the leaders of the two countries since the visit of Shimon Peres in 1996 when he was acting prime minister. Its foreign...

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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's party quits coalition government: Minister

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's party quits coalition government: Minister

President Sirisena's party withdrew from the ruling coalition after simmering tensions between him and Wickremesinghe. Wickremesinghe had helped Sirisena defeat Rajapakse in the 2015 elections but ...

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Suspect arrested over 12 bombs, suspicious packages sent to Trump critics

Suspect arrested over 12 bombs, suspicious packages sent to Trump critics

If convicted on all charges, Sayoc would face up to 48 years in prison, officials said. Meanwhile, President Trump congratulated and thanked law enforcement for its efforts. He filed for bankruptcy ...

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After arrest, Republicans struggle with mail bombs fallout

He was charged with one count of interstate transportation of an explosive, one count of illegal mailing of explosives, one count of threats against former presidents and others , one count of threat...

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Man arrested over attempted theft of Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral

Man arrested over attempted theft of Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral

The Magna Carta is one of the most important documents in British history: the text, a peace treaty agreed between English barons and King John in 1215, is considered Britain's most fundamental lega...

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Son uses blowtorch to kill spiders, sets parents' California home on fire

Son uses blowtorch to kill spiders, sets parents' California home on fire

The house itself was not so lucky, with the blaze causing damage to the second storey and attic of the building. This is not the first incident of its kind - earlier in January, a man in Redding, Ca...

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Democrat Georgia governor candidate burned state flag in 1992 protest

Democrat Georgia governor candidate burned state flag in 1992 protest

The flag-burning was first reported on by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in June 1992, and then again by the Times on Monday, just one day before Abrams was set to debate Brian Kemp , Georgia...

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Saudi crown prince discusses journalist Khashoggi case with Turkish president

Saudi crown prince discusses journalist Khashoggi case with Turkish president

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that the Saudi official will meet Turkish prosecutors during his visit. The Saudi government has said Khashoggi died in a fist fight but Canada and other...

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Trump Again Threatens Use of Military to Stop Migrants' Entry into US

Trump Again Threatens Use of Military to Stop Migrants' Entry into US

But the simple truth is that of this so-called caravan, the vast majority of migrants are on foot and still more than 1,000 miles away from any USA border checkpoint - meaning that it will be a month,...

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