Syria Condemns US-Led Coalition Crimes

Syria Condemns US-Led Coalition Crimes

Any humanitarian pause, he said, would not involve IS which was doing its "absolute best to use [civilians] as human shields". "On Raqqa, our urging today from the UN side to the members of the humanitarian task force.is that they need to do whatever is possible to make it possible for people to escape Raqqa", Jan Egeland, UN humanitarian adviser on Syria , told reporters in Geneva. Read More

India top court says privacy is a fundamental right

India top court says privacy is a fundamental right

LGBT community in India has hailed the judgement of the Supreme Court on Thursday in which it ruled that privacy is a constitutional right of every Indian citizen. But, fundamental rights are contained in the Constitution so that there would be rights that the citizens of this country may enjoy despite the governments elected by them. Read More

Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen hotel, killing at least 41

Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen hotel, killing at least 41

A spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition, which is fighting the Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen , was not immediately available for comment. Reuters reported that 35 were killed while the Associated Press reported an estimated 60 deaths, citing Yemeni officials. Read More

Sen. Jeff Flake insists he wants to 'work with' Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake insists he wants to 'work with' Trump

Trump, whose controversial remarks after the violence in on August 12 drew widespread criticism, said most of the media was propagating incorrect information about him and fomenting divisions in the United States. "Is that OK? All right? But Sheriff Joe can feel good", he said. Two Republicans who are openly considering primary campaigns against Flake next year were part of the pre-program at the rally. Read More

Colin Kaepernick supporters rally for jobless National Football League player

Colin Kaepernick supporters rally for jobless National Football League player

The group at the rally consisted of active and retired NYPD officers and detectives who disagree.
The 29-year-old, who is biracial, is now a free agent and played six seasons with the San Francisco 49ers . He is now a free agent, and many believe teams are not signing him because of the controversy. Derrick Johnson - the NAACP's interim president and CEO - says "no player should be victimized and discriminated against because of his exercise of free speech". Read More

Tens of Thousands Camp Out for Indian Guru's Rape Trial

Tens of Thousands Camp Out for Indian Guru's Rape Trial

The Dera Sacha Sauda chief, accused of allegedly raping two " sadhvis ", today confirmed that he will appear before the special CBI court in Panchkula on August 25. Haryana and Punjab, where the sect has millions of followers, were put on high alert on Thursday with thousands of security personnel stationed in sensitive areas in both the states. Read More

Cancun, Los Cabos Violence Cited in US Tourism Warning

Cancun, Los Cabos Violence Cited in US Tourism Warning

While the government's travel warning notes that resort areas and tourist destinations are usually exempt from much of the of drug-related violence and crime found throughout Mexico , there have been numerous cases of American citizens being kidnapped or even killed during turf battles between criminal groups. Read More

Ischia quake kills 2 women, child alive under rubble

Ischia quake kills 2 women, child alive under rubble

Most of the damage was in the high part of the volcanic island. Media reports said one woman had been killed when she was hit by falling rubble from a church. "It was a bad night". 22, 2017.Hospital officials on the Italian resort island of Ischia say that three brothers rescued from the rubble of their home after a 4.0-magnitude quake are all in good condition. Read More

NHC sees 90 percent chance of cyclone in Gulf of Mexico

NHC sees 90 percent chance of cyclone in Gulf of Mexico

Ahead of it, the remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey were approaching the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico with a good chance of re-emerging as a tropical storm. The former possibility may still happen too, but it's still too early to tell exactly how Harvey may interact with the stalled front. The main issue for the Texas coast, most likely, will come from heavy rain and flooding. Read More

New vehicle sought in search for Santa Maria boy

New vehicle sought in search for Santa Maria boy

Police issued the Amber Alert for the boy shortly after investigating the scene. Another person from Morozova's church says she saw Natalia and her son, Daniel, who is still missing, just last Sunday at mass. The elder Morozov is the only "person of interest" in the case and is considered armed and unsafe. The Santa Maria Police Department said Daniel Morozov was believed to be taken by 48-year-old Konstantin Morozov shortly before 9 p.m. Read More

Warship Collision: US Navy orders operational pause, wide-ranging review

Warship Collision: US Navy orders operational pause, wide-ranging review

Navy confirmed. Five people were injured as a result of the collision . Zulkifili bin Abu Bakar, director general of Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said search and rescue operation would continue after nightfall. The string of accidents involving 7th Fleet ships and the delayed deployment of the destroyer USS Milius to Japan has left 7th Fleet short three destroyers and a cruiser. Read More

BBCI: Moroccan suspect named over Finland stabbings in Turku

BBCI: Moroccan suspect named over Finland stabbings in Turku

The main suspect, who had lived in Turku's immigration centre after arriving in Finland past year, appeared to have targeted women, police said on Saturday. Finnish police have not identified the suspect, who arrived in Finland a year ago. Arya Rashidi, a fruit merchant of Kurdish origin, witnessed Friday's attack and tried to intervene. Read More

Sir Colin Meads - A pillar of both Māori and Pākehā worlds

Sir Colin Meads - A pillar of both Māori and Pākehā worlds

Here, Press Association Sport looks at selected Twitter reaction to the loss of the All Blacks great. " Colin Meads emerged as a rugby talent in an era of amateurism, and did not experience playing in the professional game as it is today. Read More

Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

Frank Aum, a former Pentagon advisor on North Korea who contributes to 38 North, an analysis website that focuses on the country, said the crisis could reignite quickly because the "underlying sources of tension are still there". But its comments appeared to signal a path to defuse the crisis by saying Kim would watch USA conduct before giving his orders. U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed not to allow North Korea to develop nuclear missiles that could hit the U.S. Read More

Iraq starts offensive to take ISIL-held Tal Afar

Iraq starts offensive to take ISIL-held Tal Afar

US-backed Iraqi forces completed the takeover of Mosul after a brutal nine-month campaign. Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate effectively collapsed last month when US -backed Iraqi forces completed the recapture of Mosul, the militants' capital in northern Iraq, after a nine-month campaign. Read More

At Least Four Killed as Militants Shell Damascus Int'l Fair

At Least Four Killed as Militants Shell Damascus Int'l Fair

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor of the war, said six people, including two women, were killed and about a dozen more wounded in the rocket fire near the entrance to the fair. A rescuer speaking to AFP on condition of anonymity confirmed the toll. Rocket fire injured several people Sunday near the entrance to the Damascus International Fair, a key business gathering being held for the first time in five years, Syrian television said. Read More

Video shows Chinese and Indian soldiers' clash in Ladakh, it's authenticity unconfirmed

Video shows Chinese and Indian soldiers' clash in Ladakh, it's authenticity unconfirmed

She said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC)."We urge the Indian side abide by the LAC and relevant conventions between the two sides", she added. After the stone attack, border officials of both the sides had a marathon meeting in Ladakh sector. The situation was defused when both sides performed the standard operating procedure known as a 'banner drill, ' a ritual in which representatives from both sides hold up ... Read More

At least 10 dead after train derails in India

At least 10 dead after train derails in India

A local lawmaker said 14 people had been killed and 58 seriously injured. The Kalinga Utkal Express derailed on Saturday evening near Khatauli. A huge rush of people have gathered at the accident site. Railway officials said a medical train was on way and that trains on the route have been diverted through Shamli. In November previous year, 14 coaches of the Patna-bound Indore-Rajendranagar Express train derailed between Pokhrayan and Malasa stations in Uttar Pradesh , killing 152 passengers ... Read More

Solheim Cup Tees Off to Raucous Atmosphere, Team USA Leads

Solheim Cup Tees Off to Raucous Atmosphere, Team USA Leads

But Sorenstam, the Hall of Fame player who served as a vice captain in the three previous Solheim Cups , is confident the underdog Europeans can hang with the USA when play begins Friday at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. After more foursomes and fourballs Saturday, the event will closes with 12 singles matches Sunday. The two American Brittanys - Lincicome and Lang - took their match in a convincing 3 and 2 win over Florentyna Parker and Masson. Read More

Ghostwriter of Trump's best-selling memoir convinced president will resign at year's end

Ghostwriter of Trump's best-selling memoir convinced president will resign at year's end

Tony Schwartz , who "ghostwrote" the 1987 bestseller, argued The Don is looking to step down and said he would be shocked if he lasts until the end of the year . He will blow up the world to prove he matters. Retrospectively, Schwartz says that he regrets the manner in which he portrayed the former reality TV star, likening it to fiction and having "put lipstick on a pig". Read More