Major Rescue Effort Off Libyan Coast Saves 6500 Migrants

One rescue operator from Proactiva Open Arms, a Spanish charity, tweeted that the 6,500 were plucked from one large boat, four small wooden boats, and 19 rubber boats. "The command center coordinated 40 rescue operations" on Monday, saving 6,500 re... More..

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British leader chairs Cabinet session to discuss Brexit
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

British leader chairs Cabinet session to discuss Brexit

Mrs May is also expected to use the Cabinet meeting to compare Tory party unity with the turmoil within the Labour Party, despite reports of an ongoing feud between the ministers in charge of the main Brexit de...More..

Serena Williams beats Ekaterina Makarova in US Open despite shoulder injury
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Serena Williams beats Ekaterina Makarova in US Open despite shoulder injury

Williams consolidated the break with a hold to love, and Makarova had the task of serving to stay in the opening set which she did emphatically by producing her own service game to love. Other seeded winners ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Sergio Aguero: I'm not competing with Ibrahimovic

City's victory sets up a mouth-watering derby against Manchester United next month, although Sergio Aguero could face disciplinary trouble after an apparent elbow on Winston Reid went unpunished. I am so ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Duterte ready to discuss Philippine drug killings with Obama

His 2009 life sentence for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute quantities of cocaine and cocaine base was lessened to 20 years in November 2015. The President is thus making good on his call for sec...More..

BSF reports sighting Pakistani plane in Indian airspace
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

BSF reports sighting Pakistani plane in Indian airspace

The Indian Air Force was asked by the BSF to ascertain the veracity of the report as the object was witnessed by only one personnel of the force and some civilians who were working nearby. "The jawan said that ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Historic Colombia-FARC peace deal: questions and answers

Sergio Coronado, Deputy Director of Colombia's Centre for Research and Popular Education, a Jesuit-founded organisation that works with CAFOD, also tempered his celebration with reminders of the work still to b...More..

Ethiopian-Israelis to gather for protest against Israel Police Commissioner
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Ethiopian-Israelis to gather for protest against Israel Police Commissioner

The leaders claimed that the protest will not cease until Alsheikh is fired. When these two things converge, a situation is created in which a particular community is involved in crime. The issue of racism in I...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Indian forces fire at Kashmir protesters, killing young man

With this death, the toll in the ongoing unrest in Kashmir has gone up to 69. Indian government forces chase Kashmiri protesters during a protest after curfew was lifted in some parts of Srinagar, Indian-cont...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

FBI Says U.S. State Election Databases Were Breached

Worse yet, hackers made away with personal information belonging to as many as 200,000 state voters. Overall we are very confident that everything will be fine come November. Also, the Illinois Voting Registrat...More..

North Korea calls senior diplomat who defected 'human scum'
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

North Korea calls senior diplomat who defected 'human scum'

After several days of rumors, South Korea's unification ministry confirmed Wednesday that Thae, who is thought to be in his late 50s, was now in Seoul with his family. Thae, who lived in London for nearly a dec...More..

16 people hospitalised after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon airport
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

16 people hospitalised after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon airport

It diverted to Shannon Airport in Ireland at about 6am this morning and carried out an emergency landing. Fourteen passengers and two crew who were onboard the United Airlines plane were taken to hospital. HS...More..

Jose Mourinho: Ibrahimovic will be given four days rest
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Jose Mourinho: Ibrahimovic will be given four days rest

We had an fantastic mentality. In wet conditions, United were laboured and their build-up play was slow as they struggled to break down their hosts, but Rashford provided a late spark after replacing Juan Mata,...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Odisha government assures Vedanta on feedstock for Lanjigarh plant

The State Government has chose to set up a medical college and hospital in Kalahandi district for which the Vedanta group will provide Rs.100 crore for infrastructure development. He said both the central and s...More..

Filipino hid US$100 mln pearl for 10 years under bed
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Filipino hid US$100 mln pearl for 10 years under bed

If verified, the monster pearl, which weighs in at 75 lbs, would replace the 14-lb Pearl of Lao Tzu as the biggest in the world. After spending 10 years underneath a fisherman's bed, the world's largest pea...More..

Rooney to retire from England after Cup
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Rooney to retire from England after Cup

Wayne Rooney has revealed he is likely to walk away from global football after England's World Cup 2018 campaign. "I'm going to try and enjoy these two years and hopefully end my time with England on a high"....More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Little League World Champs Get Call From President Obama

With their 2-1 win on Sunday, Maine-Endwell had their first game that was decided by just one run while at the Little League World Series . The last win for a NY team was 1964 when the Mid-Island Little Leag...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Trump heading to Mexico ahead of immigration speech

Trump's meeting with Nieto would come months after the Mexican leader has said there's "no way" Mexico would pay for a border wall . Although no meetings have been confirmed, the statement said, both campaig...More..

Sony Pictures to acquire sports channels of Zee for $385 mn
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Sony Pictures to acquire sports channels of Zee for $385 mn

The sports channels now under Sony's kitty, include Ten Sports, Ten 1, Ten 2, Ten 3, Ten Golf and Ten Cricket. Zee has five sports channels , with broadcast rights to air cricket-one of the most viewed s...More..

USA will meet target of 10000 Syrian refugees today
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

USA will meet target of 10000 Syrian refugees today

Rice said Monday. "It's important to recognize 10,000 is an incredibly modest goal given the crisis", Gottschalk said. Obama would have been hard-pressed to make the case for other countries to do more with t...More..