• United Nations fails to adopt Russian draft resolution on Syria
United Nations fails to adopt Russian draft resolution on Syria

Haley said the draft resolution was not impartial or independent since it would allow Russian Federation to veto investigators and staff for the new body - and to block its findings. As NPR reported , Syria accused Israel on Monday of carrying out a raid on the Tiyas air base in central Syria in a pre-dawn raid. The US, Britain and France opposed...

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  • CRISIS IN SYRIA: Trump Cancels Trip to 'OVERSEE' America's 'Response'
CRISIS IN SYRIA: Trump Cancels Trip to 'OVERSEE' America's 'Response'

In response to the allegations, Syria said it had invited the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to investigate the suspected poison gas attack , which opposition activists say killed 40 people and wounded hundreds over the weekend.

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  • Haley says Russian Federation chose 'protecting a monster' over Syrian people
Haley says Russian Federation chose 'protecting a monster' over Syrian people

Syria's government has denied accusations of using banned weapons such as chlorine or sarin throughout the country's seven-year war . In Tuesday's first vote, Russian Federation vetoed a US -drafted resolution that would have condemned the suspected Douma attack in the strongest terms and established a new independent and impartial investigat...

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  • Kerala HC asks CBSE to conduct Maths retest, only for this girl
Kerala HC asks CBSE to conduct Maths retest, only for this girl

A petition filed by Ameeya Saleem of Mount Carmel Vidyanikethan in Kottayam is being considered by the court. The CBSE had on 3 April decided not to conduct the retest in Delhi-NCR and Haryana, the two regions where the leak reportedly took place.

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  • Despite SC nod, filmmakers wary of 'Nanak Shah Fakir' release in Punjab!!
Despite SC nod, filmmakers wary of 'Nanak Shah Fakir' release in Punjab!!

Any decision to ban on the movie had become unnecessary in view of the film-makers' decision against releasing it in Punjab, he said. Talking to HT, Sikka said: "I am not going to release the film in Punjab. On Monday, with a section of the Sikhs opposing Nanak Shah Fakir for essaying the role of a Sikh Gurus as living human beings, the Akal T...

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  • Banks that deal with sanctioned Russians could draw USA ire
Banks that deal with sanctioned Russians could draw USA ire

The US-drafted United Nations resolution would have established a new body to determine whether Syria was responsible for a suspected chemical attack in Douma last week which killed 70 people. Bolivia voted against it alongside Russian Federation, while China abstained. "We adopted paragraph after paragraph of Russia's proposed resolution".

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  • #VentureEU: €2.1 billion to boost venture capital investment in Europe's innovative start-ups
#VentureEU: €2.1 billion to boost venture capital investment in Europe's innovative start-ups

The venture capital plan is also aimed at increasing the size of European venture funds that on average raise 56 million euros, one third of their United States counterparts, EU Commission data showed.The small size of European venture funds has often prevented large investors, like insurers and pension funds, from investing in them.

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  • Russian Federation blames two Israel warplanes for missile attack on Syrian airbase
Russian Federation blames two Israel warplanes for missile attack on Syrian airbase

A Syrian T-4 airbase in the Homs province has been hit by rocket fire, according to SANA news. It said that the airfield was targeted with several missiles and that Syrian air defence was responding. This is also still not clear who's behind the attack. The United Nations Security Council will meet soon following rival requests by Russian F...

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  • Napoli rallies late to keep title hopes alive
Napoli rallies late to keep title hopes alive

Although dominating throughout, Napoli were left frustrated for much of the game and found themselves a goal down through Chievo's Mariusz Stepinski. "We won a game that we thoroughly deserved to win", Sarri said. Kevin Lasagna gave the hosts an early lead but the division's top scorer Ciro Immobile levelled before the half hour and Luis Alberto ...

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  • Many Feared Dead In Crash Of Algerian Military Plane
Many Feared Dead In Crash Of Algerian Military Plane

TV footage from the crash site showed smoke coming from wreckage in a field. All roads near the airport have been closed for emergency services and for rescue operations to be carried out. Algerie24, a local news website, said the plane was heading to the western Algerian city of Bechar. The defence ministry did not provide a death toll, but expr...

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  • Warning of
Warning of "repercussions", Trump company lawyers seek Panama president's help

Panama's vice president and foreign secretary, Isabel Saint Malo, said her office was copied on the letter , which she described as urging the executive branch "to interfere in an issue clearly of the judicial branch". The Trump Organization lawyers weren't clear about what they wanted Varela to do, but they asserted the company had been treate...

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  • Attacco missilistico contro l'aeroporto militare siriano: Stati Uniti sotto accusa
Attacco missilistico contro l'aeroporto militare siriano: Stati Uniti sotto accusa

Le difese aeree siriane hanno distrutto cinque missili guidati. Il raid arriva dopo che il 7 aprile un attacco chimico contro Duma , ultima roccaforte dei ribelli nella Ghouta orientale, ha fatto decine di morti, suscitando la forte condanna dell'Occidente, Usa in testa, che ha accusato Damasco .

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  • Body parts found near limbless torso in Brooklyn
Body parts found near limbless torso in Brooklyn

The NYPD said a person walking through the park around 8:10 p.m. found the body near 86th St. and Seaview Ave. The autopsy could be more complex due to the missing limbs and possible decomposition of the body, which may require investigators to look at the bone matter in the absence of a full body, according to a spokeswoman for the medical exami...

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  • Airlines Warned To Exercise Caution Ahead Of Possible Strikes In Syria
Airlines Warned To Exercise Caution Ahead Of Possible Strikes In Syria

The organization said it's monitored the situation since local groups in Syria first reported over the weekend that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dropped at least one barrel bomb of chemicals that killed dozens of civilians in Douma, a rebel-held enclave near the capital of Damascus.

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  • The Largest Prehistoric Aquatic Reptile, An Ichthyosaur Specimen, Has Been Discovered
The Largest Prehistoric Aquatic Reptile, An Ichthyosaur Specimen, Has Been Discovered

Scientists ninth day of April noted that these creatures lived 205 million years ago - at a time when land was actively dinosaurs, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the news of the world. The new findings also helped shed light on an old mystery involving large bones reported in 1850. Then they compared the bone with Shonisaurus sikan...

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  • China Accuses US of Violating WTO Rules with Trade Investigation
China Accuses US of Violating WTO Rules with Trade Investigation

A communiqué from the government recalls that according to worldwide standards, no WTO member is allowed to take actions by itself against others, cease tariff concessions or terminate the obligations. Trump also has threatened to increase duties on $50 billion of Chinese goods in a separate conflict over technology policy. If that fails, the next ...

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  • What we learned about Facebook from Mark Zuckerberg's testimony
What we learned about Facebook from Mark Zuckerberg's testimony

Ahead of the hearing, John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, said, "This is a serious matter, and I think people expect us to take action". Watch the video below to hear other zingers from Kennedy's remarks, including:"I don't want to regulate Facebook, but my God, I will". A DE case filed Tuesday contends Facebook violated a 2...

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  • John Robinette is Forest Park's new head football coach
John Robinette is Forest Park's new head football coach

You have to be all in or all out. "It is the same vision that I had at Kemp", the coach said. Coffey is in line to leave Spencer to become the new assistant principal at Baker Middle School. "My family lived here". "I am not bigger than that program, and the kids did not want me to go". I graduated from here and my dad graduated from here.

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  • Kansas lawmakers approve school funding bill
Kansas lawmakers approve school funding bill

The Senate previously approved a plan to phase in a $274 million education funding increase over five years. Dozens of Kansas teachers, many wearing red shirts, converged on the State House and camped out for hours before the Senate approved the bill, 21 to 19, early Sunday.

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  • Retired Shelton teacher arrested for sexual assault of student
Retired Shelton teacher arrested for sexual assault of student

Officers learned that the teen had been jogging westbound along a path that parallels Arastradero on its north side when a man came out of the greenbelt and attacked her, police said. Wikwemikong Police have charged two local men in connection to historical sexual assaults. On Sunday about 11 a.m., Eduardo Antonio Chavarria-Diaz was taken into cu...

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  • South Africa's highest court dismisses Oscar Pistorius murder appeal
South Africa's highest court dismisses Oscar Pistorius murder appeal

The website quotes the order of the court, dated March 28: "The Constitutional Court has considered the application for condonation and leave to appeal". He was originally convicted of culpable homicide in 2014, but his conviction was upgraded to murder on appeal. The state appealed again, arguing that the sentence was too lenient for murder, and...

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  • Trump cancels overseas trip to address Syria threat
Trump cancels overseas trip to address Syria threat

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump would not travel to Latin America, as planned, and would instead remain in the USA to "oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world".

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  • Syria 'chemical attack': UK, US and France agree action
Syria 'chemical attack': UK, US and France agree action

United Nations war crimes investigators had previously documented 33 chemical attacks in Syria, attributing 27 to the Assad government, which has repeatedly denied using the weapons. Russian U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia accused the United States, France, and Britain of stoking worldwide tensions by engaging in a "confrontational policy agains...

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  • U.S. and Russian Federation fight at United Nations over Syria chemical weapons attacks
U.S. and Russian Federation fight at United Nations over Syria chemical weapons attacks

A spokeswoman added: "They agreed that reports of a chemical weapons attack in Syria were utterly reprehensible and if confirmed, represented further evidence of the Assad regime's appalling cruelty against its own people and total disregard for its legal obligations not to use these weapons".

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  • Gaza: Palestinians Pay Tribute to Journalist Yaser Murtaja, Killed by Israeli Sniper
Gaza: Palestinians Pay Tribute to Journalist Yaser Murtaja, Killed by Israeli Sniper

The incident occurred during a Friday march towards the fence, which is part of a six-week protest in the Gaza Strip in demand of acknowledgment of the Palestinian refugees' "right of return" to the lands that Israel seized during the 1948 war, known to Israelis as the Independence War and to Palestinians as the Nakba, or "the catastrophe".

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