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Israeli strike hits Hezbollah arms supply depot in Damascus

A massive explosion hit near the Damascus International Airport in the early hours of Thursday morning, a monitoring group said , without specifying the cause. Syrian officials immediately blamed Israel for the strikes that targeted weapon warehouses operated by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. There were several strikes near the same base past year. Read More »

Nirbhaya's mother demands fast track courts, hanging of juvenile convicts


He vowed to file a review petition to the chief justice of the Supreme Court. The HC had concurred with the trial court decision in the gang rape that took place in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar on December 16, 2012. Priyanka Chopra, our representative to the world, recently took to Twitter to share her feelings and it resonated the swarm of emotions, the nation is swaying in. Read More »

'Nothing Less Than Nixonian': Democrats React To Comey Firing


The White House announced they were firing Comey shortly after the Federal Bureau of Investigation corrected a sentence in Comey's sworn testimony on Capitol Hill last week, when he told lawmakers that a top aide to Hillary Clinton had forwarded "hundreds and thousands" of emails to her husband's laptop, some of which contained classified information. Read More »

FBI Director James Comey has been fired

Amash's call for an independent investigation into U.S. ties to Russian Federation echo similar pleas made by Democrats. The White House didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. The president has repeatedly downplayed any investigation, dismissing it as a "total hoax". In the second paragraph, Trump writes, "While I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation, I nevertheless concur with the judgment of the Department of ... Read More »

Bless me, filing case against you: Kapil Mishra to Kejriwal

Asserting that Kejriwal once used to be his "guru", Mishra said that he was going to lodge a string of FIRs against the one who taught him how to fight against corruption. Social activist Anna Hazare has said he would sit on an agitation to demand the resignation of his one-time protege Arvind Kejriwal if the allegations of corruption against the Delhi Chief Minister were proved. Read More »

How Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

It is essential that we find new leadership for the Federal Bureau of Investigation that restores public trust and confidence in its vital law enforcement endeavours. Trump remains under investigation by the FBI over allegations that aides to his presidential campaign had ties to Russian Federation. His statement that Ms Clinton's aide Huma Abedin had sent "hundreds and thousands" of emails to her husband's laptop was clarified as just "a small number". Read More »

This is the Chinese aircraft that Ryanair wants to buy


Good news for China and its plans to upgrade to higher-level manufacturing, but what about for the world's biggest plane maker Boeing (BA)? Scheduled to enter commercial service with China Eastern Airlines by 2019, the Comac C919 is expecting to compete with its European rival Airbus and the United States plane maker Boeing, reported livemint. Read More »

BSP expels Naseemuddin Siddiqui and his son for 'anti-party activities'


He said that there were reports that Naseemuddin son Afzal was partner in a Slaughter House. "Party has taken cognisance of the anti-party activities and his undisciplined conduct and has expelled Naseemuddin Siddiqui and his son from the party and all the posts he held in the political organisation", he added. Read More »

Donald Trump fires FBI director James Comey

Comey announced that new emails had been discovered on the laptop of former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, who was married to top Clinton aide Huma Abedin, and that messages may be related to the Clinton probe. He then laughed, thinking it was a prank, the Times said. "So I don't - I have not asked the president since the last time we spoke about this". Read More »

Oil prices rise in Asia in expectation of Aramco supply cut

Aramco had previously been maintaining supplies to its important Asian customers. If, as Rats believes, they decide to open the tap after 2017 ends, this would mean 1.2 million barrels daily from OPEC coming back into the market plus more than 300,000 bpd from Russian Federation, which has made clear its intentions to start ramping up production the first chance it gets. Read More »

Le Pen Vows To End ALL Immigration To France


Outside the venue, dozens of protesters, who had sought to disrupt her rally, clashed with police. "We are here to ensure the protection of our Jewish brothers", asserted Gilbert Collard, deputy of the Rally Marine Blue, in Sarcelles, during a ceremony of commemoration to the victims of Mohamed Merah organized by the UPFJ. Read More »

Progressive Moon Jae-in elected president in South Korea


This is the first presidential election since the National Election Commission lifted a ban on such photographs, as part of its efforts to boost turnout. Following months of protests by millions and impeachment by lawmakers, Park was removed from office and arrested in March over corruption allegations. Read More »

South Korean vote may change outlook on N Korea

His Democratic Party has only 120 seats in the 300-seat National Assembly, so he may need broader support while pushing his key policies. North Korea's nuclear capabilities have increased in the meantime, and United Nations sanctions have been put in place, which may make it hard for Moon undertake some cooperative ventures that he has proposed, such as reopening the Kaesong industrial complex, the joint North-South factory project that closed previous year. Read More »

South Korea's Navy Begins Drill with US Supercarrier


Trump's pivot to China's influence in dealing with North Korea comes after his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, signaled Friday that the USA would be open to direct talks with North Korea. Trump spoke to Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday about North Korea and his outreach to regional leaders aims to get "everyone in line backing up a plan of action" if the situation in North Korea deteriorates, Priebus said. Read More »

How and why Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey

Directors typically serve a 10-year term. Several Arizona lawmakers called for an independent investigation into possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation after FBI Director James Comey was sacked Tuesday. Read More »

White House delays meeting on Paris climate deal


But it was postponed. Halstead co-authored an opinion piece that ran in the New York Times Tuesday, titled "The Business Case for the Paris Climate Accord". However, during his campaign, Trump promised to "cancel" USA participation in the agreement. Ted Halstead, president of the Climate Leadership Council, said that "there is a almost unanimous position on the part of big business". Read More »

Democrats Say Comey Firing Is A Russia Cover Up

Democrats likened Tuesday's dismissal to President Richard Nixon's firing of an independent special prosecutor during the Watergate investigation and discounted Trump's contention that the move was related to the FBI's probe of the emails of Hillary Clinton, Trump's rival for the presidency. Read More »

Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into bin

Hamas' Gaza spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the leadership transition would be smooth. Following Abbas' order, Hamas Treasurer Youssuf Al-Kieli announced that Abbas' order was illegal and therefore would not be implemented.According to Al-Kieli, these types of orders, when signed by Abbas, must first be approved by the Palestinian Legislative Committee. Read More »

Ivanka Trump's new book seeks to bust the superwoman myth

As she spoke, Mr. Trump remained unyielding. 'Women who work are real, ' she writes in her new book, most of which was written before her father was elected president. But then she realized this was not fair to other working mothers, she wrote . No matter what you choose, she says, establishing a team of trusty colleagues that can efficiently take care of the business while working women are away, on maternity leave, out sick or spending time with their kids can go a long way. Read More »