New era of economic ties between Egypt and Saudi Arabia

The countries signed agreements to "activate" a 60 billion Saudi riyal ($16 billion) investment fund they agreed to set up in 2016, and another deal on environmental protection, at a short televised ceremony attended by the two leaders. Egypt's const... More..

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China says lifting term limits is about protecting authority of party
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

China says lifting term limits is about protecting authority of party

That move follows complaints that China isn't open enough about how it funds its military or what the goals of its massive campaign of expansion and modernization are. Zhang said all countries adjusted their ...More..

Merkel says looks forward to continue working with SPD
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Merkel says looks forward to continue working with SPD

He is also widely seen as ambitious, with an eye on succeeding Merkel, though he says he supports her as chancellor for the full parliamentary period. For solidarity in Germany and EU!"Merkel is expected to lau...More..

Tributes flood in for athletics hero Sir Roger Bannister
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Tributes flood in for athletics hero Sir Roger Bannister

That includes 21 who have run miles under four minutes since the beginning of 2018. Tributes poured in from around the world of athletics. "None of my athletics was the greatest achievement", he said. Mo Fa...More..

North Korea threatens United States against military exercise with South Korea
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

North Korea threatens United States against military exercise with South Korea

A North Korean official on Sunday threatened the USA yet again if it takes part in the joint military exercises with South Korea in the coming months. The White House said any talks with North Korea must lead t...More..

Festival of colours observed with fanfare
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Festival of colours observed with fanfare

In Delhi, people were seen dancing to the beats of drums and smearing each others" faces with "abir" and "gulal', as colours traditionally used in Holi are known. It lasts for a night and a day, starting on...More..

Trump Calls Jeff Sessions 'Mr. Magoo' Behind His Back
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Trump Calls Jeff Sessions 'Mr. Magoo' Behind His Back

Trump tweeted: "Why is A.G. Jeff Sessions asking the Inspector General to investigate potentially massive FISA abuse. Will take forever, has no prosecutorial power and already late with reports on Comey etc...More..

by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Britain wants the broadest partnership with EU: May

Instead, she would call for a new system, seeking a "collaborative, objective framework". The Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has said the disagreements to date, stem from a lack of clarity from the UK...More..

PNB Case: ED Attaches Choksi's Properties Worth Rs 1200 cr
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

PNB Case: ED Attaches Choksi's Properties Worth Rs 1200 cr

On Thursday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had moved an NBW against them in court. In response to the second summons, Nirav said he can not appear before the agency owing to his business commitments. The ...More..

BJP used money, muscle power to win Tripura elections
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

BJP used money, muscle power to win Tripura elections

Shah argued that Meghalaya had witnessed a verdict against the ruling Congress , which has emerged as the largest party but with a sharply reduced tally. Sangma, retained Ampati seat for the sixth consecutiv...More..

MI records OT win over Iowa
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

MI records OT win over Iowa

Yet the games will go on Thursday, with four contests that, collectively, fail - let's just be honest about it - to inspire. "Once you get to this point in the season, everyone is fighting". Bridges was on the ...More..

Chhattisgarh encounter: Commando succumbs to injury
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Chhattisgarh encounter: Commando succumbs to injury

They have blown up train tracks, attacked prisons to free their comrades and stolen weapons from police and paramilitary warehouses. The Maoist encounter took place in the Pujari Kanker forests under Pamed po...More..

ANC claims 'moral victory' after EFF's motion on land is passed
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

ANC claims 'moral victory' after EFF's motion on land is passed

In Parliament on Tuesday, 241 MPs voted in favour of the motion while 81 voted against it. There was an early indication on Tuesday that the ANC caucus would adopt the resolution - and essentially make sure...More..

Korea exits as window for talks may open
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Korea exits as window for talks may open

Joseph Yun, 64, said that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accepted his resignation "with regret" after 23 years of civil service. "It's regrettable that Yun is leaving at this critical moment". South Korea...More..

Russian Federation nuclear weapons boast irresponsible
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Russian Federation nuclear weapons boast irresponsible

Spokeswoman Dana White said that the Pentagon was "not surprised by (Putin's) statement , and the American people should rest assured that we are fully prepared". Senior Australian military figures have told t...More..

Police question Netanyahu for five hours over corruption
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Police question Netanyahu for five hours over corruption

The questioning came shortly before Netanyahu was scheduled to depart for the United States, where he is expected to visit President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. It is now up to Attorney General A...More..

by | Friday, March 02, 2018

"The Simpsons" predicted Team USA's curling gold

They played well and when they put us in trouble, we couldn't handle it. "It feels nearly unbelievable", said curler Matt Hamilton immediately after the match. The comeback would include a pair of wins over t...More..

Kurdish Syrian ex-leader Salih Muslim arrested in Prague
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Kurdish Syrian ex-leader Salih Muslim arrested in Prague

Saleh Muslim, a former co-chair of the main Syrian-Kurdish movement, the Democratic Union Party (PYD), was arrested early on Sunday. Turkey sees the YPG and PYD as the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers P...More..

PPP's Kaira hails decision of Shehbaz being made PML-N president
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

PPP's Kaira hails decision of Shehbaz being made PML-N president

Kaira's statement has come at a time when reports have surfaced of Shehbaz being made the president of PML-N, following the disqualification of Nawaz as the party head. The Sharif clan and their supporters ha...More..

American arrested as police find severed head in suitcase
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

American arrested as police find severed head in suitcase

The man was arrested for allegedly "confining" the woman in an apartment in Osaka, the Japan Times reported. Police said they have surveillance footage taken from a train station by the suspect's vacation apa...More..

7.5 magnitude quake strikes Papua New Guinea
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

7.5 magnitude quake strikes Papua New Guinea

McKee said he expected to see more detailed reports of damage later in the day. According to the agency , it struck at a depth of 35 kilometres. He said there were no confirmed casualties. Gas is processed a...More..

BC's Horgan escalates challenge to Alberta, will take pipeline standoff to court
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

BC's Horgan escalates challenge to Alberta, will take pipeline standoff to court

Premier John Horgan announced the province planned to suspend taking additional oil from Alberta until it was sure B.C.'s coastline and waterways were safe from catastrophic oil spills. "We have taken steps to ...More..

Why Mayawati Doesn't Want To Go To Rajya Sabha? Tejashwi Yadav Answers
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Why Mayawati Doesn't Want To Go To Rajya Sabha? Tejashwi Yadav Answers

The results will increase the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) tally in the Rajya Sabha. While 10 seats from Uttar Pradesh will be vacated, Maharashtra and Bihar will witness elections for six seats each. Fiv...More..

Budgam attack: Policeman succumbs at military hospital
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Budgam attack: Policeman succumbs at military hospital

Earlier in the day, terrorists attacked a police guard post at the shrine of Charar-e-Sharief in Budgam district. Selection Grade Constable Kultar Singh of 13th battalion of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police r...More..

McMaster's White House Exit May Be Near
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

McMaster's White House Exit May Be Near

McMaster . A search is quietly being conducted by the Pentagon to see if there is a four-star military job suited for McMaster, these officials said. Will the president try to overrule his Secretary of Defens...More..