Led coalition planes hit Islamic State in north Syria - Turkish military

But the Kurdish fighters are backed by the U.S. They work together with American special forces, and we've seen them up close stripping away territory from ISIS. Turkey also suffered its first casualty in Operation Euphrates Shield after an attack by... More..

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Hotels in APAC Report July 2016 Increase in Occupancy and RevPAR
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Hotels in APAC Report July 2016 Increase in Occupancy and RevPAR

Compared with July 2015, Europe reported almost flat occupancy (-0.4% to 76.7%). According to STR , hotels in the Central and South America regions recorded mixed results in the three key performance metrics...More..

Indonesia boosts vigilance on Zika virus
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Indonesia boosts vigilance on Zika virus

In the United States, the CDC has reported 584 confirmed cases of pregnant women contracting Zika through August 18, though most of those are travel related infections. Neighboring countries took steps to pre...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Britain launches soft drinks sugar tax to fight obe

A spokesperson for BRC said: "It is a levy not a tax which means it is applied to the manufacturer, not a mandatory amount on the drink as a tax would be; that means we don't know how manufacturers will be af...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Huma Abedin Announces Split From Anthony Weiner

On Sunday, the New York Post published a gallery of texts between Weiner , who has used the nom de plume of Carlos Danger in previous sex-capades, and a brunette divorcee in her 40s. "It is possible that our c...More..

Drake and Rihanna share intimate moment on social media following VMAs
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Drake and Rihanna share intimate moment on social media following VMAs

If any bit of celebrity news could cause a full blown Internet meltdown, it would be an engagement between Robyn Rihanna Fenty and Aubrey Drake Graham. VMA organizers had announced only three hours before Sun...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Bishop: Pope in Rome jolted awake by the quake

A picture taken on August 27, 2016 shows damaged houses in San Lorenzo, near the Italian village of Amatrice, three days after a 6.2-magnitude natural disaster struck the region. Townspeople yelled they wanted ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Explosion at Brussels criminology institute, no casualties: Broadcaster

There were no injuries reported from the fire. "They are now being questioned to see if they had any role in the incident", Ine Van Wymersch, a spokeswoman for the Brussels' prosecutor's office, told a press br...More..

Philippines stops issuing haj passports to Muslim pilgrims
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Philippines stops issuing haj passports to Muslim pilgrims

As the recipient of the largest Hajj quota, Indonesia - the world's most populous Muslim country, with a population of around 256 million - sends around 200,000 pilgrims to Mecca and Medina every year for the...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Louisiana GOP plays politics as Trump photo ops, Obama bogeys

In a statement , the White House said Obama has been receiving updates on the Louisiana flooding during his vacation with his family at Martha's Vineyard. The White House said Friday afternoon that Obama...More..

USA pilots in court over drink-flying allegations
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

USA pilots in court over drink-flying allegations

The two first officers are suspected of being intoxicated before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to New Jersey. Three years ago, Licona received an award for "setting a positive example" to othe...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

MoT to organise BRICS Convention on Tourism in Khajuraho

On the second day, Indian Travel and Trade and its associated institutes will have a meeting with the BRICS representatives. Tourism ministers of BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa al...More..

Quake survivors erupt in anger at funeral plan; govt relents
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Quake survivors erupt in anger at funeral plan; govt relents

Italian authorities are pondering how to provide warmer, less temporary housing for quake homeless living in ten. Police said Monday that they had arrested a man and a woman suspected of looting. Renzi said Ita...More..

NK leader claims SLBM test was 'greatest success'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

NK leader claims SLBM test was 'greatest success'

The South Korean military has predicted that it would take North Korea between two and three years to produce a deployable SLBM. "He noted with pride that the results of the test-fire proved in actuality that...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Winston Reid centre of incident against Man City

However, for all the changes former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss Guardiola has made at his new club in fewer than two months, the form of Sterling has been most startling after a hard debut season with the ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in India

The co-chairs are accompanied by a high-level inter-agency delegation on both sides. "The elevated Strategic and Commercial Dialogue provides a platform for taking on trade and commerce to the next level betw...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote

Nearby, a smaller group of a few dozen pro-impeachment demonstrators gathered at another point near the Senate, kept apart by police from the Rousseff supporters. "Curiously, I will be judged for crimes I did n...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

President Obama to meet China's Xi and Turkey's Erdogan next week

Turkey's operation aims to push the YPG back across the Euphrates to prevent it joining up a region east of the river already under its control with a Kurdish-held area to the west. It accuses the YPG of seekin...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

US, Russia achieve ´clarity´ on path to new Syria ceasefire: Kerry

In telephone talks "the two leaders. agreed to accelerate efforts to ensure help reaches people in Aleppo ", the state-run Anadolu news agency said, adding that Erdogan briefed Putin on the current Turkish ope...More..

North Korea 'publically executes' 2 officials for disobeying Kim Jong Un
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

North Korea 'publically executes' 2 officials for disobeying Kim Jong Un

Kim has carried out a series of executions since taking power in 2011 after his father's death as he puts his mark on the leadership of the isolated nuclear-armed nation. The congress came as more North Koreans...More..