• Swastikas plastered on Polish embassy in Israel
Swastikas plastered on Polish embassy in Israel

Tensions between Poland and Israel ignited after the Polish parliament passed a new anti-defamation law which could impose a jail term on anyone who accuses Poland of being complicit in Nazi German crimes . Israeli President Reuben Rivlin described Morawiecki's remarks as a "new low". At least 6 million people, mainly Jews, were killed in the gen...

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  • Delhi Government's Crisis: Chief Secretary alleged assaulted by AAP MLAs
Delhi Government's Crisis: Chief Secretary alleged assaulted by AAP MLAs

In a tweet, Mr Rajnath Singh said he was "pained by the happenings" and that civil servants should be allowed to work with dignity and without fear. While talking to media, AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal tells Times Now that a racist slur was used against him at the CM's residence by the chief secretary. MLAs were under tremendous pressure from the publi...

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  • Haiti Vows Abuse Review of All Charities After Oxfam 'Hid Crimes'
Haiti Vows Abuse Review of All Charities After Oxfam 'Hid Crimes'

Oxfam, one of the largest British charities, had previously acknowledged that it had fired four people working on natural disaster recovery in Haiti, and that three others resigned during or after the investigation, after allegations that they had hired prostitutes on the group's premises outside Port-au-Prince .

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  • 'Dozens' of Russian nationals hurt in USA attack in eastern Syria: ministry
'Dozens' of Russian nationals hurt in USA attack in eastern Syria: ministry

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov issued a warning to Washington on Monday morning in light of an armed clash between Russian mercenaries and rebels, which received air support from the United States, earlier this month near Deir ez-Zor.

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  • Abbas calls for global conference to advance peace efforts
Abbas calls for global conference to advance peace efforts

In a rare address to the UN Security Council, Abbas said he would step up efforts to achieve full UN membership for Palestine and urged countries that have yet to recognize it to do so. The choice, Mr. President, is yours". We welcome you as the leader of the Palestinian people here today. Abbas' address to the council comes as the Trump administ...

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  • Justices Won't Hear Case on Waiting Period for Gun Purchases
Justices Won't Hear Case on Waiting Period for Gun Purchases

Thomas was alone among the justices to note his dissent from the court's refusal to review a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals upholding California's law , which is similar to one in the District of Columbia and eight other states. The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to hear a challenge to California's 10-day waiting period for gun purchases. Th...

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  • Prayer vigil for Parkland school shooting victims
Prayer vigil for Parkland school shooting victims

Galvano said senators want to examine ways to protect schools that do not have resource officers - often armed law enforcement officers - on site. On Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation admitted it had failed to investigate Cruz, even after someone close to him called the agency's tip line in January to warn them "about Cruz's gun ownersh...

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  • Patrick Brown on hand to open local candidate's campaign headquarters
Patrick Brown on hand to open local candidate's campaign headquarters

Brown, first elected PC leader in 2015, resigned his post amidst allegations of sexual misconduct first reported on January 24. "Our membership has gone from 12,000, and whether it's 145,000 or 180,000 or 200,000, it's still the largest we have ever been".

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  • NRA addresses criticism of holding annual convention in Dallas
NRA addresses criticism of holding annual convention in Dallas

The convention is scheduled to take place in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. But the event also includes exhibits and the legal sale of guns. Caraway said the NRA event scheduled from May 4 to May 6 is not appropriate after the Florida school shooting and a number of events that have happened in Dallas, including the assassination of ...

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  • Thai court hands surrogate kids to Japanese father
Thai court hands surrogate kids to Japanese father

His Bangkok apartment was raided and police found nine surrogate babies, nannies and a pregnant surrogate mother there. "What I can tell you so far is that I've never seen a case like this", Thailand's Interpol director, Maj Gen Apichart Suribunya, said at the time.

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  • Pakistan is the riskiest country for newborns
Pakistan is the riskiest country for newborns

More than 80 per cent of newborn deaths were due to premature birth, complications during labour, or infections such as pneumonia, according to the report . While this is better than Pakistan, it is far behind India's less prosperous neighbours. But the organization says many of those lives could be saved if mothers and babies had access to qual...

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  • Eurozone backs Spain's De Guindos for European Central Bank top job
Eurozone backs Spain's De Guindos for European Central Bank top job

De Guindos will succeed Portugal's Vitor Constancio when he takes over the post in May. Today I am confirming that we will not be putting this candidacy forward for a vote this evening. ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet's mandate runs until May 31, 2019, while ECB President Mario Draghi is due to leave office on October 31, 2019. "I have been a...

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  • BAT attack 'foiled' in Poonch; Intruder killed, at least 2 soldiers injured
BAT attack 'foiled' in Poonch; Intruder killed, at least 2 soldiers injured

The BAT camps, unlike the largely make-shift terror-training camps and launch pads across the LoC, consist of around 40-50 Pakistan Army regulars and commandos being specially trained for cross-border raids and ambushes, experts said. The statement by Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff yesterday at the Munich Conference in Paris that there were no sa...

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  • 17 killed in garbage dump mudslide in Mozambique
17 killed in garbage dump mudslide in Mozambique

Mozambique's emergency service warned there could be more victims, trapped under the vast waste pile which is located in the Hulene district of the capital. People often comb through the garbage, searching for food and items to sell. It is the only official dump for the disposal of solid waste in Maputo , a city with a population of over 3.5 mil...

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  • Aussie deputy PM
Aussie deputy PM "not going anywhere" despite pressure to resign

WA Nationals leader Mia Davies contacted Joyce on Tuesday to tell him he no longer had the support of the WA parliamentary National Party as the Nationals' federal leader. Mr Joyce's federal Nationals colleague Matt Canavan said there was a "level of disappointment" about the situation, but party supporters wanted Mr Joyce to keep fighting for...

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  • Knight Reaffirms Support For Russia Investigation, Mueller Probe
Knight Reaffirms Support For Russia Investigation, Mueller Probe

In a tweet on Friday evening, Trump repeated that there had been "no collusion" between his campaign and Russian Federation. The indictments released Friday allege, in part, that the Russians sought to disparage Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and help Trump win.

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  • Ni Hao: Pakistan Senate approves motion to teach Chinese in govt schools
Ni Hao: Pakistan Senate approves motion to teach Chinese in govt schools

February 19, 2018 (EIRNS)-According to a report by London's Financial Times , Chinese officials engaged in implementing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) have been talking to Baloch tribal separatists for nearly five years. But that has been tested by its desire to protect the billions of dollars it is investing around the world under...

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  • Spectracolor the United States has handled foreign relations trump's son-in-law
Spectracolor the United States has handled foreign relations trump's son-in-law

This story was first published on CNN .com, " Exclusive: Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts ". Jared Kushner departs following his appearance before a closed session of the Senate Intelligence Committee on July 24.

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  • Japan moves into women's speedskating team pursuit semis
Japan moves into women's speedskating team pursuit semis

With the final day of the men's Olympic hockey preliminary round upon us, the door is still ajar for Canada to earn a bye into the quarter-finals. Only time will tell if fans who turned out to cheer, chant and sing in support of the Korean hockey teams keep watching.

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  • IS militants kill 27 pro-government soldiers in Iraq
IS militants kill 27 pro-government soldiers in Iraq

A special unit of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) fell victim to an ambush by "terrorists" in the al-Huweija region in Kirkuk on Sunday night, the force announced on Monday. On July 10, Abadi formally declared victory over Daesh extremists in Mosul, which served as the terrorists' main urban stronghold in the conflict-ridden Arab coun...

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  • CAS: Slovenian Ice Hockey Player Tests Positive for Doping, Suspended From Games
CAS: Slovenian Ice Hockey Player Tests Positive for Doping, Suspended From Games

Slovenia ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic has been suspended from the Pyeongchanag Winter Olympics after testing positive for fenoterol. Jeglic has been suspended from the games and has been ordered to leave the athletes village within 24 hours.

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  • Brexit Secretary to address Austrian business leaders in Vienna
Brexit Secretary to address Austrian business leaders in Vienna

He will say it is in both sides' interests to be able to continue to trust each other's regulations after Brexit. He said the economic relationship with the European Union after Brexit should be based on the principles of "open trade and fair competition".

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  • Dense fog descends on morning commute
Dense fog descends on morning commute

Temperatures will begin in the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. Some rain is possible toward Wednesday morning for parts of the area, but in areas where rain does not develop, more low clouds or fog will be possible. Allentown's record high on Wednesday is 67 degrees while Reading's is 71 degrees, and both are now forecast to be broken. Rain c...

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  • Flooding Expected With Warmer Temperatures
Flooding Expected With Warmer Temperatures

Farther north, weather stations in Havre and Malta recorded temperatures in the negative 20s. The cause is what the weather service describes as a very cold air mass is over Northern California. The drastic warm up, which is more than 30 degrees warmer than average for this time of the year, is the result of a strong ridge of high pressure off ...

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  • Significant rainfall expected in York Region on Family Day
Significant rainfall expected in York Region on Family Day

Toronto residents walk in the rain near Front Street and Yonge Street on Tuesday. According to Environment Canada's forecast, Toronto could see daytime highs of 15 C and 11 C on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively. "The combination of slippery and unstable banks, cold water temperature, and the potential for ice jamming could create hazardous con...

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