Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 15

Easter Sunday service, April 16 , at 10 a.m., a festive Easter Sunday worship. Gunnedah Anglican Church will hold a Good Friday service in Gunnedah at 9am, with Easter Sunday services at 8am, 10am and 6pm. Saturday . The Easter service begins at 10 a.m. followed by an egg hunt at 11:45. A children's program, "Jesus Changes Everything", will be offered during both services to children ages 3 through fifth grade. Read More

Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees

Pro-Damascus media outlets said a suicide attacker had detonated a vehicle bomb and killed at least 22 people. The convoy was carrying residents and pro-government fighters from the Shi'ite villages of al-Foua and Kefraya, which are besieged by rebels in nearby Idlib province, an insurgent stronghold. Read More

Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US

Russia, Syria, and Iran warned the United States The warning came after the US launched 59 missiles on a Syrian government airbase. He said attempts to remove Syrian president Bashar al-Assad from power "won't succeed" during the meeting in Moscow on Friday. Read More

Korea may be capable of sarin-tipped missiles - Japan PM

Abe linked his warning about the North Korean capability to recent chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Instead, the country is gearing up for its biggest holiday of the year, the 105th anniversary of the birth of the late Kim Il Sung , the country's founder and leader Kim Jong Un's grandfather. Read More

Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

Her mother lived to be 91, and she had several siblings who reportedly lived to be at least 100 years old. During her life, Morano had witnessed three Italian kings and lived through a dozen different presidents. "I was 26. We got married". But, she told La Stampa newspaper when she was a spritely 112 that she was left with little choice. "'Either you agree to marry me or I will kill you'", Morano said, recalling his proposal. Read More

Bashar Assad Tells AFP That Chemical Attack Was Western 'Fabrication'

Bashar Assad Tells AFP That Chemical Attack Was Western 'Fabrication'

We don't know whether those dead children were killed in Khan Sheikhun. "It's stage one, the play [they staged] that we saw on social network and TVs, then propaganda and then stage two, the military attack", he said, questioning the authenticity of the video footage. Read More

Stockholm truck attack suspect was facing deportation

Stockholm truck attack suspect was facing deportation

Our thoughts are with them and all those affected at this bad time . Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven stands at a fence near the department store Ahlens following a suspected terror attack in central Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday, April 8, 2017. Read More

Trump suggests Susan Rice unmasking requests may be criminal

Cohen-Watnick raised his findings about Rice with the White House counsel's office, according to the official. How does incidental collection occur? However, these names are supposed to be masked - meaning the name or names are redacted from any reports - whether it is global or domestic collection, unless there is an issue of national security, a crime or if their security is threatened in any way. Read More

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

A joint investigation by the OPCW and the United Nations past year had also established that Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad's forces carried out at least two chemical attacks and that DAESH had used mustard gas as a weapon in the conflict that has ravaged Syria since 2011. Read More

Kremlin says no positive shift yet on Russia-US ties

Russian Federation has seen the same pictures that we all saw just days ago in this chamber. During a joint news conference, Tillerson stressed the low level of trust between the two countries. Tillerson did not provide any public assurances. Russian Federation wants the U.S. and European Union to lift damaging economic sanctions imposed to punish Russian Federation for seizing Ukraine's Crimea province in 2014, and to pressure it to end its role in a conflict that has resulted in about ... Read More

FBI Reportedly Monitored Trump Campaign Adviser For Russia Contacts

Former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page on Thursday could not say definitively whether he spoke to Russian officials during Donald Trump's presidential campaign past year about the possibility of easing USA sanctions against Russia. Read More

Chinese FM: Conflict Can Break Out Any Time Over N. Korea

China is more than a little anxious about the escalating situation in North Korea with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi warning that a conflict could break out "at any moment". Saturday will mark the 105th anniversary of the birth of DPRK founder Kim Il-Sung and experts have speculated that the country might celebrate the occassion by conducting another nuclear test at virtually any time. Read More

French judges to European Parliament: lift Le Pen's immunity

She enjoys immunity from prosecution as a European Parliament member. The first round of the French Election takes place on April 23. The most decisive in their choice voters are the left and especially the candidate of the "National Front" Marine Le Pen - 87% of them answered that they would vote to say about it. Read More

2 inmates seek execution stays from Arkansas high court

Both corporations have policies to prevent supplies of their drugs ending up in the service of executions, for instance barring distributors from selling to prisons or delivering drugs to other middlemen. This combination of file photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Bruce Earl Ward, left, and Don William Davis. Read More

Syrian deal to evacuate tens of thousands of people begins

The deal has been sponsored by Qatar and Iran . Meanwhile, buses carrying rebel fighters and their families left the government-besieged town of Madaya near Damascus and close to the Lebanese border, the Observatory and a pro-Damascus military media unit reported. Read More

Is Trump backing away from Steve Bannon?

Is Trump backing away from Steve Bannon?

In an interview Tuesday with New York Post's Michael Goodwin , the president appeared to be distancing himself from Bannon, the man who played a key role in drumming up support for Trump in the final months of his presidential campaign. Read More

Kim Jong Nam's body released to North Korea by Malaysia

Kim Jong Nam was murdered February 13 when two women wiped his face with the highly toxic VX nerve agent at an airport in Kuala Lumpur . March 31: Nine Malaysians who were stranded in North Korea following a diplomatic stand-off post the assassination of Kim Jong -Un's half brother Kim Jong- Nam, have arrived in Kuala Lumpur . Read More

Double whammy with IIP, Inflation

Double whammy with IIP, Inflation

Factory output measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) was 1.9 percent in February a year ago. Capital goods output declined 3.4 per cent, and overall consumer goods production shrank 5.6 per cent during the month. Retail inflation for March was a little elevated against February's 3.65 per cent. Prices of prepared meals, snacks and candies grew by 5.65%. The cumulative growth for the period April-February 2016-17 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at ... Read More

Trump says Steve Bannon wasn't involved in his campaign until

Trump says Steve Bannon wasn't involved in his campaign until "very late"

Trump said he had already jumped major hurdles in the campaign by that time , beating "all the senators and all the governors" before he met Bannon. Last week, Trump removed Bannon from the National Security Council, while Powell appears to be ascendant. He is viewed by many in the conservative core as the ideological backbone in a White House run by a president who boast of his flexibility. Read More

Hungary's president signs bill aimed at Soros-founded school

Hungary's president signs bill aimed at Soros-founded school

For CEU, Hungary is demanding bilateral agreements with the United States and the state of NY, where the school is accredited, but does not have a campus. Daniel Berg, a CEU student, told the crowd: "There are moments in the career of every politician when they have a chance to prove that they are public servants, that they are not just foot soldiers of their party but statesmen". Read More