• Russian Federation may use chemical weapon on New York — Haley warns UN
Russian Federation may use chemical weapon on New York — Haley warns UN

Speaking a special meeting of the UN Security Council called to discuss the incident, Mrs Haley said the United States agreed with Theresa May that Russia was responsible for the nerve gas attack on a Russian double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.

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  • Statue vandalism continues, now sculptor of Periyar damaged in Tamil Nadu
Statue vandalism continues, now sculptor of Periyar damaged in Tamil Nadu

Security has been beefed up in Tamil Nadu as Dravidian activists had opposed the yatra entering the state, calling it "an attempt by the right-wing elements to stoke communal disturbance". After a gap of a little more than a week, fresh incident of statue violence has been reported in Tamil Nadu. The statue unveiled by Dravidar Kazhagam leader K ...

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  • German minister sees possible solution on United States steel tariffs
German minister sees possible solution on United States steel tariffs

The Trump administration is expected to unveil up to US$60 billion in new tariffs on Chinese imports by Friday, targeting a range of items including technology and telecoms products, Reuters reports , citing unidentified officials briefed on the matter.

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  • Vladimir Putin re-elected Russian president
Vladimir Putin re-elected Russian president

He told a meeting of supporters afterwards that hard times were ahead, but that Russian Federation had a chance to make "a breakthrough". Mr Putin's nearest challenger, Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, secured around 13% of the vote, according to partial results, while nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky received around 6%.

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  • White House downplays results of Pa
White House downplays results of Pa

Meanwhile, Republicans have found themselves unable to replicate the exuberance that propelled Trump to the White House in 2016, let alone the off-year elections during the presidency of Barack Obama. The district Lamb won, Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, will cease to exist in its current form due to redistricting mandated by the Penns...

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  • A package bound for Austin explodes in San Antonio FedEx distribution facility
A package bound for Austin explodes in San Antonio FedEx distribution facility

The package was destined for Austin, Texas, but authorities say they are treating this as an isolated incident at this time. Authorities say one employee was injured and the scene is being investigated by multiple Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and local law enforcement.

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  • SSC paper leak: SC dismisses plea seeking court-monitored probe
SSC paper leak: SC dismisses plea seeking court-monitored probe

Junaid's father has challenged the Punjab and Haryana High Court's November 27 last year's order that had said there was no substance in the petition to indicate that the investigation was tainted or shoddy. The court also said that it would not be necessary to order a court-monitored probe. In his plea, Jalaluddin submitted that the necessity o...

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  • AIADMK leader VK Sasikala granted 15-day parole to attend husband's funeral
AIADMK leader VK Sasikala granted 15-day parole to attend husband's funeral

The 74-year-old was admitted to Gleneagles Global Health City hospital last week for chest infection and his condition was "critical", the hospital had said. He played a key role in the students' protests in Thanjavur by galvanising students and was closely associated with DMK's then young leader L Ganesan, who eventually facilitated Natarajan's ...

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  • China parliament elects former anti-corruption chief as vice president
China parliament elects former anti-corruption chief as vice president

A poster with a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping is displayed in Shanghai, China on March 17. His former anti-corruption czar, Wang Qishan, was elevated to the vice presidency while his top economic adviser, Liu He, became vice premier.

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  • Rain expected in Lahore during first PSL elimination match
Rain expected in Lahore during first PSL elimination match

Islamabad United will be battling out their remaining fixtures of the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL ) without regular captain Misbah-ul- Haq who has been ruled out by a hairline fracture on his wrist. "The PSL has become a production house for Pakistan crikcet, which will keep on giving top quality players to the national team". The second elim...

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  • Abbas Calls Trump Envoy David Friedman 'Son Of A Dog'
Abbas Calls Trump Envoy David Friedman 'Son Of A Dog'

Slamming Abbas's comments as " outrageous and unhelpful ", spokesperson and acting undersecretary for public diplomacy Heather Nauert, for her part, called on the Palestinian Authority "to focus its efforts on improving the lives of the Palestinian people and advancing the cause of peace ".

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  • French consulate worker charged over Gaza-West Bank 'arms smuggling'
French consulate worker charged over Gaza-West Bank 'arms smuggling'

In response to Abbas, Friedman, who is Jewish, told a conference that Abbas's comments could have anti-Semitic connotations. "We don't want any information from them", Abbas said."We don't want anything from them". President of Palestine and Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a United Nations Security Council concerning me...

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  • Ex-French President Sarkozy taken into police custody
Ex-French President Sarkozy taken into police custody

Mr Sarkozy was quizzed by police at the Nanterre police station, west of Paris, a person with direct knowledge of the case told the Associated Press. Sarkozy was now being heard by the judicial police in Nanterre, where he was summoned as part of an investigation into the possible illegal financing by the then Libyan regime of his 2007 presidenti...

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  • China preparing for Vladimir Putin's visit
China preparing for Vladimir Putin's visit

The announcement came as relations between the global powers plummeted to levels not seen since the Cold War over the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, and accusations that Moscow interfered in the United States presidential election in 2016.

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  • Erdogan vows to expand Syria offensive to eastern regions
Erdogan vows to expand Syria offensive to eastern regions

Turkey first launched its military operation in Syria in 2016, and Erdogan has repeatedly said it will not allow a "terror corridor" along its border - a reference to territories controlled by the Kurdish forces, which Turkey views as terrorists due to their links to Kurdish insurgents fighting inside Turkey.

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  • Iranian plane crashes with around 60 passengers
Iranian plane crashes with around 60 passengers

The Irna news agency reported on Sunday night that one passenger had actually missed the flight, bringing the likely death toll to 65. Passengers' relatives earlier gathered at a mosque near Tehran's Mehrabad airport, according to AFP news agency.

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  • Huawei Nova 3e is the Chinese variant of the P20 Lite
Huawei Nova 3e is the Chinese variant of the P20 Lite

Taling about the rear cameras, the Huawei P20 sports triple cameras featuring 40MP primary sensor, 20MP monochrome sensor, and an 8MP telephoto sensor. Under the hood, the smartphone will be powered by the Kirin 970 chipset with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. We now have some details on what the cameras on the P20 Pro will offer.

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  • Mississippi Becomes First State To Ban Abortions After 15 Weeks
Mississippi Becomes First State To Ban Abortions After 15 Weeks

Republican Governor Phil Bryant, who has repeatedly declared his vision to make MS the "safest place in America for an unborn child", is expected to sign into law a bill that bans abortions after 15 weeks of gestation. Willie Parker, board chairman of Physicians for Reproductive Health . MS also ranked last in clinical care for children and in p...

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  • Ontario Liberals plan spending on health, home care ahead of election
Ontario Liberals plan spending on health, home care ahead of election

Wynne said her plans - to be spelled out when the government tables its budget on March 28 - will help address the challenges she believes people in Ontario are now facing. It is now led by Doug Ford, a former Toronto city councillor and brother of the late Rob Ford, a former Toronto mayor who gained global notoriety for admitting to smoking crack ...

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  • Mumbai Rail Roko Protest, Students demanding jobs, Block railway tracks
Mumbai Rail Roko Protest, Students demanding jobs, Block railway tracks

The students say there has been no recruitment for these jobs in the last four years. The protestors who have passed the Railway act apprentice exam are demanding a removal of 20% upper limit in the hiring of candidates for Railway jobs. "Apprentices can apply against this notification and Special Examination will shortly be held for Apprentices ...

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  • Anger as Ukraine doesn't allow Russians to vote
Anger as Ukraine doesn't allow Russians to vote

Given the lack of real competition in the presidential race, authorities struggled against voter apathy, in the process putting many of Russia's almost 111 million voters under intense pressure to cast ballots. With the vast country stretching across 11 time zones, polls close in Kaliningrad, the exclave on the European Union border, at 1800 GMT, w...

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  • Remains of Australian woman missing since November found in Whistler
Remains of Australian woman missing since November found in Whistler

Police say they were alerted at around 7:30 Friday night to the discovery of human remains within Alpha Lake. Alison Raspa , originally from Perth, was reported missing from the Alpha Lake area near Whistler on 23 November. A personal item was found in Alpha Lake Park on the morning of November 23. Ms Raspa was originally from Canberra, an...

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  • What tricks were played in the Russian election?
What tricks were played in the Russian election?

When the journalist brought up her Sunday row with Aleksey Navalny, who strongly rejected Sobchak's offer of alliance and accused her of everything from hypocrisy to actually accepting a "tremendous sum of money" from the Kremlin for running in the election, Sobchak answered that she was disappointed with the discussion and considered all charges a...

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  • Indians missing in Iraq's Mosul since 2014 are dead: Sushma Swaraj
Indians missing in Iraq's Mosul since 2014 are dead: Sushma Swaraj

In July 2017, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari had said that there was no "substantial evidence" on whether the Indians were alive or dead and confirmed that their last known location, the prison at Badush, has been destroyed by the Islamic State.

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  • Scotland's last Cardinal Keith O'Brien dies while in care
Scotland's last Cardinal Keith O'Brien dies while in care

But few approaching the stature of Cardinal O'Brien have publicly admitted sexual conduct that is frowned upon by the church and that contradicted their own preaching. Pope Francis, Benedict's successor, ultimately permitted him to retain the title of cardinal but, in effect, stripped him of all privileges associated with that rank, including the r...

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