Yemen is suffering over failure to open ports, airports

A week after hearing dire warnings of mass starvation in Yemen, the UN Security Council appeared powerless on Wednesday to push the Saudi-led coalition to lift its blockade of humanitarian aid. "The secretary-general is very much disappointed that ... More..

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Cambodian Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Cambodian Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party

The CNRP, which did not send any lawyers to the trial, had refuted the accusation as politically motivated. Cambodia's Supreme Court has ordered the break-up of the main opposition Cambodian National Rescue P...More..

Twitter Revising Verification Policy, Removes Blue Badge From Few Accounts
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Twitter Revising Verification Policy, Removes Blue Badge From Few Accounts

Making good on this promise, Twitter says that it is not only no longer accepting public requests for accounts to be verified , it is also introducing new guidelines, and removing the verification tick from ...More..

Conservation Groups Slam Trump's 'Reprehensible' Reversal on Elephant Trophies Ban
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Conservation Groups Slam Trump's 'Reprehensible' Reversal on Elephant Trophies Ban

The US Fish and Wildlife Service said it would allow the import of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia through 2018, saying the move "will enhance the survival of the species in the wild". The go...More..

College strike continues as union rejects latest offer
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

College strike continues as union rejects latest offer

According to the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, 95% of eligible members cast ballots in a vote that saw 86% vote against the offer . The strike, which involves college professors, instructors, couns...More..

Mistrial Declared in Menendez Trial After Several Days of Jury Deadlock
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Mistrial Declared in Menendez Trial After Several Days of Jury Deadlock

Menendez said Thursday that the way the case was investigated and the way prosecutors brought charges and tried the case was wrong. The judge's decision closes out an 11-week criminal trial, which was at time...More..

Trump, the Fiji water bottle, and Marco Rubio's revenge
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Trump, the Fiji water bottle, and Marco Rubio's revenge

But don't forget that Trump himself has taken Rubio to task time and again over drinking water during a speech. After Trump's similar sip on Wednesday, Rubio shared a clip of the moment on Twitter and revie...More..

IGP reiterates 'commitment' to local militants who want to 'rejoin their families'
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

IGP reiterates 'commitment' to local militants who want to 'rejoin their families'

The Jammu and Kashmir government is preparing a new surrender policy for local Kashmiri militants. "All militants will be welcome if they want to join their families and the mainstream". The third terrorist, ...More..

Truck's Trump f-bomb catches Fort Bend County sheriff's attention
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Truck's Trump f-bomb catches Fort Bend County sheriff's attention

Now you have a breach of the peace", said Nehls in a press conference Wednesday afternoon. " Our Prosecutor has informed us she would accept Disorderly Conduct charges regarding it, but I feel we could come to ...More..

Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on Syria action, blocking inquiry renewal
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on Syria action, blocking inquiry renewal

The vote sparked a war of words between Russia and the United States in the council, just hours after White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said President Donald Trump believed he could work with Russian Presid...More..

Diplomat Plunges 5 Stories to His Death During Trust Game
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Diplomat Plunges 5 Stories to His Death During Trust Game

A 24-year-old man, the husband of the woman Mr Simpson had been swinging around, confronted him and Mr Simpson insisted he meant no harm, the sources reportedly said. At this stage, Police have said the inciden...More..

Operation Christmas Child to benefit Third World children
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Operation Christmas Child to benefit Third World children

Attach the label to your shoebox, and use the Look-Up Tool to find out the country where your box will be delivered with the message of Christ's love. Among the gifts, large and small, each shoebox includes a p...More..

Justice Ministry notifies Voice of America of possible sanctions under new law
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Justice Ministry notifies Voice of America of possible sanctions under new law

On November 13, Russia Today (RT) filed documents with the US Justice Department to register as a foreign agent. Likely targets are United States news organizations that receive government funding, including ...More..

PA: Riyadh won't normalize ties with Israel before Palestinian peace deal
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

PA: Riyadh won't normalize ties with Israel before Palestinian peace deal

If it holds, the deal will allow the Fatah-led Palestinian government in Ramallah to assume political and administrative responsibility for the Gaza Strip. In a video posted on YouTube on Saturday, Israeli Majo...More..

Freedom House considers Armenia among countries with partly free internet
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Freedom House considers Armenia among countries with partly free internet

Fake news and aggressive trolling of journalists both during and after the presidential election contributed to a score decline in the United States' otherwise generally free environment. " The effects of these...More..

UCLA players in Los Angeles after Trump seeks help from China's Xi
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

UCLA players in Los Angeles after Trump seeks help from China's Xi

UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were swarmed by reporters at Los Angeles International Airport as the trio returned to the USA from China, where they were arrested for shoplifting. ...More..

'Violent psychopath' who fled Hawaii mental hospital captured in California
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

'Violent psychopath' who fled Hawaii mental hospital captured in California

Randall Saito, who was once acquitted of murder on reasons of insanity, was caught in Stockton after fleeing from the facility over the weekend. Saito arrived in San Jose, California, on Sunday night, police ...More..

Twin quakes, about 5.4 magnitude, hit off S. Korea's southeastern coast
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Twin quakes, about 5.4 magnitude, hit off S. Korea's southeastern coast

The initial quake was recorded at a depth of 10km, USGS said. The Korean peninsula rarely has to worry about significant quakes. It noted that the quake was felt across South Korea, including the capital an...More..

Ed Westwick Has Been Accused Of Sexual Assault By A Third Woman
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Ed Westwick Has Been Accused Of Sexual Assault By A Third Woman

She said they were introduced by her ex-boyfriend, Australian film producer Kaine Harling . According to Buzzfeed News , Westwick's representative did not comment on the new allegation. When USA TODAY contact...More..

Lebanon's Hariri to fly to France in coming days, Elysee Palace says
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Lebanon's Hariri to fly to France in coming days, Elysee Palace says

Speaking on Wednesday, Aoun also said he will not accept Hariri's resignation until he presents it himself upon his arrival in Beirut. "After talking with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman and Lebanese P...More..

US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Ceasefire
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Ceasefire

It comes after Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin reaffirmed joint efforts to support a ceasefire in the Syrian region bordering Israel and Jordan. " We are controlling our borders, we are protecting our country...More..

J&K: 1 soldier, terroist killed in Kulgam encounter
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

J&K: 1 soldier, terroist killed in Kulgam encounter

The directions were issued by the authorities after encounter ensued between militants and security forces at two places in south Kashmir - Naubugh in Qazigund in Kulgam and Tral in Pulwama. One soldier and an ...More..

House lawmakers hold hearing on sexual harassment in Congress
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

House lawmakers hold hearing on sexual harassment in Congress

Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier testified before a House committee on Tuesday that two current members, Democrat and Republican, have sexually harassed staff members, according to stories she's been told. Senat...More..

Israel arrests 'Islamic Jihad' leader as threats traded
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Israel arrests 'Islamic Jihad' leader as threats traded

Islamic Jihad, on their part, has sent instructions to their followers to commit a major terrorist attack against Israel as soon as possible. He warned Israel would give a "harsh and determined" response that...More..

Quadrilateral Coalition on the Indo-Pacific
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Quadrilateral Coalition on the Indo-Pacific

Earlier in the day, Modi attended the opening ceremony of the ASEAN summit , and visited the Mahaveer Philippine Foundation, a humanitarian cooperation programme between India and the Philippines, and the ...More..

The Strategy Behind South Korea's Outreach to Southeast Asia
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Strategy Behind South Korea's Outreach to Southeast Asia

A statement released by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 12 said that Xi had reconfirmed China's position on deploying THAAD in South Korea during his meeting with Moon the previous day. Moon als...More..

by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Taliban attacks kill more 20 police personnel

Helal said that some gunbattles between the attackers and security forces continued until the morning. He said 45 Taliban were killed and 35 others wounded. Speaking on condition of anonymity because his accoun...More..

Australian authorities destroy makeshift shelters on Manus Island
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Australian authorities destroy makeshift shelters on Manus Island

Hundreds of migrants who attempted to reach Australia defied a Monday deadline to leave a decommissioned immigration camp on Papua New Guinea, where many hold out hope of starting new lives in the United States...More..

Japan, ASEAN leaders meet to discuss 'free and open' regional order
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Japan, ASEAN leaders meet to discuss 'free and open' regional order

Abe said Pyongyang continues to hurl "rhetorical provocations" against the United States and its regional allies. This statement was echoed by Japan Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama, who told media at...More..

by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Three US Navy Carriers Conduct Joint Exercises

President Donald Trump has said "all options are on the table" concerning North Korea. But Pyongyang has seen any U.S. military exercises as a threat. It marks the first time that three US aircraft carriers...More..