Korea executed vice premier in July: Seoul official

Jeong said Kim Yong Chol, a top ruling Workers' Party official in charge of anti-Seoul spy operations, had also been ordered to undertake "revolutionary reeducation", in a reference to the banishment at a rural collective farm or a coal mine. More..

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Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabulus

Turkish military sources said one of its soldiers was killed and three others wounded when a tank was hit by a rocket that they said was sacked from territory held by the Kurdish YPG. The fighting erupted at th...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Fact-Checking Governor LePage's Statements On Drugs, Race16:30

Democrats say LePage's apology falls short and feel the governor should be punished. Senate Democratic Leader Justin Alfond and Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Dawn Hill questioned LePage's governing abili...More..

NY1 puts Anthony Weiner on indefinite leave
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

NY1 puts Anthony Weiner on indefinite leave

Now, Clinton's campaign finds itself unable to duck unwanted attention drawn to Abedin , a 40-year-old aide closer to Clinton than anyone else on her payroll. - June 1, 2011: Weiner tells CNN he did not p...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Four years on, rebels begin Daraya exit

The U.K. -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that per the terms of an agreement with the government, some 700 rebel fighters and their families will be allowed to move to Idlib province, almost 200 ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Brexit an anti-establishment victory, Farage tells Trump supporters

Trump has sought to align himself with the Brexit movement, noting he had said before the June 23 referendum that Britons should vote to leave. "Yes, we were visited by one Barack Obama", Farage said in a ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

United Nations lauds suspension of France's burkini ban

France has a history in banning Islamic wearing for women. Mayor of Cogolin Marc Etienne Lansade claimed people should live according to the local customs and traditions of the country they are in. "These may...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

European Union orders Apple to pay US$14.5B in Irish taxes

After Apple pays tax in the country profits are then shifted to a tax haven overseas, accoording to a EC diagram (below). In addition, Apple paid $400 million of current USA taxes on those profits, bringi...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Ireland gave Apple $14.5 billion in illegal tax breaks: European Commission

Here are some key questions surrounding the decision. "But the Commission is now calling to retroactively change those rules". The EC has ordered Ireland to claw back the record-breaking tax bill after it co...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

10000 killed in Yemen conflict

A militant yesterday rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into an army recruitment center in Aden, killing 60 people in the deadliest extremist attack to hit the city in more than a year. "So it was easy for al-...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

US Airstrike kills IS leader in Aleppo

In Washington, a USA defense official said in response to reports of al-Adnani's death that a US airstrike on Tuesday targeted "an ISIL senior leader" in the Syrian city of al-Bab, which is northeast of Ale...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Turkey Denies Truce Deal With Kurdish Militia Fighters In Northern Syria

The YPG, a part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance, had reportedly been a partner in the USA -led campaign against the IS in Syria, and Ankara claims it is linked to the banned Kurdish Workers' Pa...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Theresa May takes top Tories to Chequers to talk Brexit

But his refusal to confirm any details about the process has made it unclear if negotiations will be launched without MPs' approval or if they will have a chance to vote first. Yet that has been ruled out by al...More..

'Orange Is the New Black' spoilers, rumors: Piper to die?
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

'Orange Is the New Black' spoilers, rumors: Piper to die?

Although the entertainment company has yet to comment on the malicious gossip, the series secured a three-season renewal. When asked by Pop Sugar about her fate in the show or if she would die in "Orange is t...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Syria's Assad May Still Have Chemical Weapons

France's foreign minister said on Thursday the Security Council had to respond firmly after the United Nations probe. According to the report , obtained by The Associated Press, Jim found the Syrian govern...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

China will handle detained Canadian's case according to law - Premier Li

But following a series of key political meetings during his first trip to Beijing as Prime Minister, his achievements looked little different from those of his predecessors: China ticked boxes on its agenda. Ja...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Trump to meet with Mexico President Peña Nieto ahead of immigration speech

But Trump could be sensing an opportunity in the visit, as he mulls whether to soften his hard-line position on immigration, the key issue of his campaign, and in particular Trump's early call to deport some 11...More..

Myanmar Holds Historic Peace Talks With Ethnic Groups
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Myanmar Holds Historic Peace Talks With Ethnic Groups

Hundreds of representatives of Myanmar's ethnic tribes have gathered in the country's capital for historic peace talks with the government aimed at ending decades of separatist insurgencies that have claimed th...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

United States tells Pakistan to 'fight terrorists within borders'

The External Affairs Minister said it is heartening to note that "we have been able to conclude a framework for the India-U.S. Cyber Relationship - the first of its kind both for India and the USA, with any oth...More..

Charges framed against Chhota Rajan in J Dey murder case
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Charges framed against Chhota Rajan in J Dey murder case

Rajan pleaded not guilty to the charges and the court said it would now begin the trial in the case against all the accused and asked the prosecution to submit a schedule for the trial in the next hearing. CBI ...More..