• Bangladesh says Rohingya repatriation postponed
Bangladesh says Rohingya repatriation postponed

The governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to begin repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees over the next two years, but rights groups warn that the process is beginning too quickly , and without adequate input from United Nations agencies risks forcing refugees to return against their will or facing further violence.

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  • Legal action threatened over rapist Worboys' parole report
Legal action threatened over rapist Worboys' parole report

It has been estimated by prosecutors that despite his conviction, he is responsible for over 100 sexual assault incidents over the years. Last week, Mr Gauke revealed the Government will not be seeking a judicial review of the decision to release Worboys.

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  • President Museveni
President Museveni "i love Trump because he talks to Africans frankly"

President Yoweri Museveni has praised US President Donald Trump for being "frank" and telling Africa that they are a weak continent. Trump later denied the remarks, saying it was "not the language used", but he acknowledged that a place like Haiti was a "very poor and troubled country".

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  • Bomb blast near Save the Children office in Afghanistan
Bomb blast near Save the Children office in Afghanistan

According to a spokesman for the provincial governor, Attaullah Khoghyani, clashes between insurgents and security force members are ongoing , reported Afghan media. Jalalabad, near the border with Pakistan, is often the target of militant attacks and is a strong base for the self-proclaimed Islamic State group. The Taliban released a statement ...

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  • US Kept Funding Afghan Forces Accused of Human Rights Abuses
US Kept Funding Afghan Forces Accused of Human Rights Abuses

Afghanistan is the global leading producer of poppies, supplying about 80 percent of the world's opium. "In the coming weeks, the A-10's operations will be integrated into our combined US and Afghan air campaign to deliver destructive precision firepower that sends a strong impactful message to the Taliban", he said.

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  • Twin vehicle bombings in Libya kills 27
Twin vehicle bombings in Libya kills 27

The second, larger blast went off around 10 to 15 minutes across the street later as security and other emergency officials were on the scene. Ahmed Fitouri, a commander in the Libyan National Army, died in the blast, the Libya Herald reported.

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  • Meehan denies harassment accusations, says he viewed former aide as 'soul mate'
Meehan denies harassment accusations, says he viewed former aide as 'soul mate'

The 62-year-old Meehan was accused of harassment last year by a former, and much younger, female staffer and reached a settlement and non-disclosure agreement with her, The New York Times reported Saturday citing sources familiar with the settlement and the staffer's time in Meehan's office.

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  • UAE air force told 'not to escalate' Qatar air dispute
UAE air force told 'not to escalate' Qatar air dispute

In a statement Brig Gen Hilal Sayeed al Qubaisi said: 'From the beginning of the Qatari provocations, we were given instructions from our superiors not to escalate in this area as part of our commitment to the principle of regional security and peace, and also for the safety of these planes and those on board'.

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  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth Is Pregnant With 2nd Child
Sen. Tammy Duckworth Is Pregnant With 2nd Child

Duckworth broke the news to Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times, telling the political writer that she is a half year's along and, only a month and a half short of turning 50, that she felt "extraordinary" about parenthood and the requesting part of being a representative.

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  • Turkey presses assault on Kurdish militia in Syria
Turkey presses assault on Kurdish militia in Syria

Mattis, if you are justifiably afraid of an "ISIL 2.0" emerging, why do you not accept North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey as a partner in the fight against it? "It is an invitation for all Kurds in Syria to take up arms", the administration's spokesman Rezan Hedo said.

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  • Coalition Precision Strikes Kill Scores of ISIS Terrorists in Syria
Coalition Precision Strikes Kill Scores of ISIS Terrorists in Syria

The airstrike took in one of the last remaining pockets of ISIS control along the Euphrates River near the border between Syria and Iraq, according to a statement from U.S. Despite capturing about a dozen villages as well as the Shaitat tribal region, the push by USA -led forces to seize the major Islamic State strongholds of Gharanij, Haijin...

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  • Leaders From 9 ASEAN Nations Arrive In Delhi Today. Details Here
Leaders From 9 ASEAN Nations Arrive In Delhi Today. Details Here

You are in Delhi for Indo-ASEAN Commemorative Summit. Speaking at the "India-ASEAN Youth Awards", Swaraj said the relations between India and ASEAN date back to centuries and the links between the two countries are spread in diverse fields of history, culture, commerce and education.

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  • Fire doused after tanker truck, rail vehicle collide in Canada
Fire doused after tanker truck, rail vehicle collide in Canada

Coquitlam RCMP evacuated an 800 metre radius of the area. Fire Chief Nick Delmonico described how the fully-loaded tanker truck hit the rail vehicle. "We don't know the limit of the fuel in the auto at this point", he told reporters at a news conference in a parking lot on Shaughnessy Street. "We also have diesel tanks on the train that are a con...

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  • Venezuelan constituent agrees to hold presidential elections before 30 April
Venezuelan constituent agrees to hold presidential elections before 30 April

As a result, much of the opposition may well boycott an April election. The 55-year-old former bus driver and union leader, who succeeded Hugo Chavez in 2013, benefits from formidable political machinery, a compliant national election board, and a core of support from poor Venezuelans reliant on food handouts.

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  • Lalu Awaits Judgment in Yet Another Embezzlement Case
Lalu Awaits Judgment in Yet Another Embezzlement Case

The punishment was handed down to 69-year-old Prasad by CBI court judge Shiv Pal Singh. Eleven others have also been convicted in the case, which relates to alleged fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 35.62 crore from the Chaibasa treasury in the 1990s when Lalu was the Chief Minister of undivided Bihar .

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  • Sexual harassment is systemic and unacceptable, Trudeau tells Davos
Sexual harassment is systemic and unacceptable, Trudeau tells Davos

Trudeau began his day by meeting with Dr. Ulrich Spiesshofer, the president and CEO of the ABB Group, a key player in the robotics, industrial automation and power grid industries. He told the businesspeople - mostly men - in the audience they too should consider gender-balanced boards or teams. With Trump expected to make big decisions on possible...

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  • Padmavat row: Ahmedabad malls vandalised; Section 144 in Gurgaon
Padmavat row: Ahmedabad malls vandalised; Section 144 in Gurgaon

Violence broke out in Ahmedabad Tuesday late night as unruly mobs, protesting against the release of controversial Bollywood film Padmaavat , went on rampage, torching more than three dozen vehicles, vandalised theatres and multiplexes and shops in two malls in the city's posh areas like Memnagar and SG Highway.

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  • End to government shutdown in sight as Democrats halt filibuster
End to government shutdown in sight as Democrats halt filibuster

The House approved the bill, 266-150, hours after the Senate backed it, 81-18. The government shut down after Congress failed to meet a Friday deadline for extending federal spending. On Monday, Trump met separately at the White House with Republican senators who have taken a harder line on immigration and with moderate Democratic Senators Jo...

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  • Karnataka Bandh Tomorrow; Schools, Offices to Remain Shut
Karnataka Bandh Tomorrow; Schools, Offices to Remain Shut

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Bengaluru on February 4. Vatal further warned of staging a demonstration in New Delhi if the Centre was apathetic towards resolving the row. Attempts have been made by Karnataka to amicably solve the issue pending before the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal through discussion have failed to bear...

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  • FBI Had A
FBI Had A "Secret Society" To Take Down Trump

Rep. John Ratcliffe, who was tasked with reviewing the more than 50,000 texts between Strzok and his mistress, Page, broke the bombshell news on Twitter on Monday evening. Strzok was removed from working on the investigation by Mueller before the texts became public. Lawmakers noticed that the texts were missing after receiving hundreds of pa...

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  • Trump mocks Dems after government shutdown ends, gets destroyed on Twitter Video
Trump mocks Dems after government shutdown ends, gets destroyed on Twitter Video

The onus is now on Republicans to keep their commitments, and to keep the government open past that February 8 deadline. Neither of those programs should be fodder for partisan attacks during a shutdown, and hopefully both sides can come to agreements in the next three weeks.

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  • Japan PM Abe says to attend Pyeongchang Olympics
Japan PM Abe says to attend Pyeongchang Olympics

South Korea is seeking to turn this peaceful mood into a chance to resume negotiations on the North's nuclear and missile ambitions, for which dialogue between Washington and Pyongyang is considered critical. Over the weekend, the International Olympic Committee decided that 12 North Koreans would join the 23-strong South Korean women's ice hockey...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency believes North Korea weapons aimed at coercion, not just defence - Pompeo
Central Intelligence Agency believes North Korea weapons aimed at coercion, not just defence - Pompeo

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that North Korea is moving "ever closer" to putting Americans at risk with a nuclear-tipped missile and that he believes leader Kim Jong-un won't rest until he's able to threaten multiple nuclear attacks against the U.S.

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  • Melania Trump will not go to Davos
Melania Trump will not go to Davos

Trump is due to host a dinner for European business executives on Thursday and address the forum on Friday. US President Donald Trump is aiming to be the "best salesperson" for American economic interests when he goes to Davos later this week, the White House said Tuesday (Jan 23).

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  • NYC Seeking $500M From Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors
NYC Seeking $500M From Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors

The lawsuit alleges that manufacturers misrepresented the safety of long-term opioid use and distributors oversupplied opioids, leading to the opioid crisis and a "substantial burden" on New York City because of increased substance use treatment.

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