Saudi Arabia says Houthis will not be allowed to take over Yemen

The number could rise further, McGoldrick said, as some areas had no medical facilities, and people were often buried without any official record being made. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said last week that he had agreed with Gulf Arab states... More..

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North Korea denounces United Nations condemnation, warns USA of action
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

North Korea denounces United Nations condemnation, warns USA of action

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test which appeared to target Japan earlier this week. "The members of the Security Council deplore all Demo...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Israel Plans New Homes in West Bank Settlements

The High Planning Committee of the Civil Administration, which oversees all West Bank construction, approved the building of 234 apartments, designated as part of a nursing home community, in Elkana; 31 homes...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

US wants India to continue constructive role in Afghanistan

In this connection, the "deep cooperation between India and the USA matters to both countries but also to the rest of the world", Kerry said, adding that it's the reason why ties with India are a top priority f...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

China wants a successful G20 but suspects the West may derail agenda

The major substantial outcomes of the G20 to date, including updating global financial regulatory rules through Basel III and worldwide tax cooperation on tax havens, have been mostly led by the Atlantic countr...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Duterte willing to talk human rights with Obama? 'It depends'

President Duterte is expected to meet Obama September 6 at the sidelines of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the East Asia Summit in Laos next week. The US president is likely to mention the s...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

U.K. Cabinet Sees No Need for Parliament Vote on Brexit Trigger

The Conservative premier famously declared "Brexit means Brexit", but pressure has mounted on May to provide more detail about her plans and when she intends to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the mech...More..

Islamic State leader killed in Syria
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Islamic State leader killed in Syria

Adnani's death has been rumored several times before. It was not clear whether that leader was Adnani. U.S. officials also say he was among the first foreign combatants to fight the existence of US-led forces...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

British cabinet fails to project a roadmap for Brexit negotiations

It will be the first time that May, appointed in July after David Cameron resigned following Britain's vote to quit the European Union, has met her ministers since she asked them to use the break to come up wit...More..

Brother of Syrian boy in iconic airstrike photos dies
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Brother of Syrian boy in iconic airstrike photos dies

Omran, whose face is covered with blood, looks at his hands and wipes them on the ambulance chair. The rest of his family - his parents, Omran and two other Daqneesh children, ages 1 and 6 - were inside the hou...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

UN hails suspension of France's burkini ban, slams 'stigmatisation'

While the ban has been declared unconstitutional, it still remains in place in around 30 French coastal resorts. "Gender equality can not be achieved by restricting individual freedoms including by policing w...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

South Korea says top North Korean official executed

Little is known about Kim Yong Jin, who was last mentioned by North Korea's state news agency on June 15 when it reported he attended an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's t...More..

Clinton Foundation to stop accepting foreign donations if Hillary wins
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Clinton Foundation to stop accepting foreign donations if Hillary wins

If Hillary Clinton wins, which seems incredibly likely now, the Clinton Foundation would have served its goal. Mook repeatedly called the foundation's decisions on separating its work from the political car...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Speakers at Augusta Rally Urge LePage to Resign, Get Help

LePage left a profane voicemail on Gattine's cellphone last week because he thought Gattine had called him a racist, which Gattine denies. "I don't ask them to come to Maine and sell their poison, but they co...More..

Tropical weather system spares North Carolina's Outer Banks
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Tropical weather system spares North Carolina's Outer Banks

The storm was forecast to strengthen to 65 miles per hour winds by 2 a.m. Friday - the intensity it is predicted to sustain when it makes landfall. Gov. However, tropical storm conditions are possible across ...More..

John Kerry cracks joke on Delhi rains
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

John Kerry cracks joke on Delhi rains

In this connection, Kirby, in his briefing said: "We all recognise the continued security threat that is posed by the Haqqani network and other terrorist groups that operate inside Pakistan and along that borde...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

North Korea executes vice premier for education: Seoul

North Korea has executed a vice premier and banished two other senior officials to rural areas for "re-education", according to South Korean officials . Kim Yong-chol was punished for his overbearing demeanour...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Turkey under growing pressure over its clashes with Syrian Kurds

Kurdish-backed militias said they had agreed to the truce. Operation "Euphrates Shield", in which Turkish troops and tanks entered Syria in support of rebels for the first time, began on August 24 with the sw...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

North Korea executes vice premier after he fell asleep in Parliament

North Korea recently executed one of its top cabinet officials for disrespecting leader Kim Jong-un, the Unification Ministry said Wednesday. North Korea has carried out the execution of a vice premier, a Se...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Urjit Patel Will Contribute To India''s Growth Story, Says Arun Jaitley

The Ministry of Finance said, "He will replace the present RBI Governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan". Under the chairmanship of Patel, the panel had proposed inflation-targeting and the setting up of a Monetary Poli...More..