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Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack

After an hours-long gunbattle, Somalia's security forces took back control of the building in Mogadishu on March 23 afternoon from at least five attackers who f...


Erdogan calls for fight on Islamophobia like anti-Semitism

The OIC said attacks against mosques and murders of Muslims showed the "brutal, inhumane and horrific outcomes" of hatred of Islam. Turkish President Recep Ta...


No Indian Representative to Attend Pak National Day Functions in Delhi, Islamabad

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi asked whether Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's claims that Modi extended his greetings to him on Pakistan's Nation...


Australia moving 2000 people from powerful cyclone's path

But it's then expected to further intensify and could emerge as risky category four cyclone when it crosses the NT coast on Saturday, the Bureau of Meteorology ...


Amnesty International says U.S. air strikes 'killed Somali civilians'

Africom and Somali government forces are battling members of the al-Shabab terrorist group in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, near the capital city of Mog...


Six dead, dozens injured as blast rocks China chemical plant

Firefighters and rescue personnel are on the site, however, the reason behind the explosion is yet to be ascertained, said the local authorities. Leaked chlor...


US Sanctions Venezuela's Gold Mining Company, Trump Pledges More

Under the terms of the 2015 deal with Citigroup's Citibank, Venezuela was due to repay $1.1 billion of the loan on March 11, according to four sources familia...


Truck driver in fatal Humboldt Broncos’ bus crash sentenced to eight years

The truck driver who caused last April's deadly crash involving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team was sentenced to eight years in prison on Friday in a Melfort...


Severe tropical cyclone Veronica, Friday 22 March 2019

The Bureau of Meterology has "watch" and "warning" zones for many Gulf of Carpentaria communities as risky conditions, such as very destructive winds, widesprea...


Auschwitz to visitors: Stop posing on the railroad tracks

Although the museum has publicly called out people who pose on Auschwitz's railway tracks, the goal was not to shame them. In a recent tweet, Auschwitz Museum...


How do UK Muslims feel after series of Islamophobic attacks?

New Zealand police revealed Friday that they met with the accused Christchurch mosque shooter at his home in October 2017 before granting him the licence that...


Slain Washington state deputy had wife, 3 kids

Deputy Thompson was 42 years old. Ellensburg Police Chief Ken Wade said the grief among deputies and officers is enormous and has had a "tremendous impact on ...


New Zealand bans sales of assault weapons

In the immediate aftermath of last Friday's shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch , Ardern labeled the attack as terrorism and said New Zealan...


Beto O’Rourke Praises John McCain Amid Trump Attacks

She also said , "If I had told my dad. he would think it is so hilarious that our president was so jealous of him that he was dominating the news cycle in deat...


Talks Stall Between US, Russia on Venezuela Crisis

Washington says Moscow is propping up Maduro's administration. Russian Federation has said Maduro remains the country's only legitimate leader whereas the Uni...


Trump says China tariffs may stay for 'a substantial period of time'

But when asked about lifting United States tariffs on Chinese goods, Trump said: "We're not talking about removing them". Wall Street baulked at Mr Trump's co...


MSNBC’s Katy Tur: Mueller Already Found ‘Quite a Bit’ on Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey penned an op-ed in The New York Times Thursday explaining exactly what he hopes to see from special counsel Robert Muelle...


Northern Lights could be visible on Saturday night

Skies in Glasgow and Edinburgh are forecast to be cloudy on Saturday night, but there could be breaks long enough to reveal the lights. According to the Can...


Florida Man Challenge: What is it? Why are people googling Florida Man?

Of course, there's some fairly bleak and some fairly run of the mill crimes too, but the more freakish incidents are what makes the Florida Man birthday challe...


Priest stabbed after being charged during Montreal mass

The suspect was to be questioned by police Friday morning. Footage from the incident shows a tall man wearing a white baseball cap approach the altar and stab...


Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea

It wasn't immediately clear what Trump was referring to. Thursday's punitive action is the first taken against Pyongyang since nuclear negotiations with the U...


Obama border patrol chief: Border crisis 'absolutely' a national emergency

But that center is already operating at full capacity as well, caring for over 900 immigrants. "They're murderers and you as a club should be more conscious o...


Venezuela's Interior Minister Says Detained Guaido Aide Part of Terrorist Cell

The US has warned Nicolas Maduro's government against touching the opposition leader or his inner circle, threatening unspecified consequences. "As they c...


New Campaign Video Blasts AOC and Her Immaturity

If by 'the Latina thing , ' she means I actually do the work instead of just talk about it, then yeah, I'm doing 'the Latina thing '. However, the very first ...


Over 60 passengers killed in gory Kintampo-Techiman road crash Friday dawn

The buses collided at around 2 am (local time) in the Bono East region, some 430 kilometres (270 miles) by road north of the capital, Accra, said Police command...


China's leader visits Italy with eye on infrastructure deal

Italy's financial daily Il Sole 24 Ore reported on Thursday that the government wanted to generate 7 billion euros in new business through various deals set ...


Trump to sign executive order threatening aid to colleges if speakers banned

He invoked the case again Thursday, noting that Williams was hit hard "but he didn't go down". Napolitano said , "UC's policies already align with applicable...


Union: Teachers shot with pellets during active-shooter drill

Two anonymous teachers confirmed what happened to the Indianapolis Star . "Toward that end, Twin Lakes partners with the White County Sheriff's Department ...


White House rejects House Democrats' request for Trump-Putin communications

Hillary Clinton was criticized by Republicans throughout the 2016 presidential campaign for using a private email to conduct official business during part of h...


Jimmy Carter becomes oldest living former United States president

On March 22, 2019, Carter will become the oldest living former US president in American history at 94 years and 172 days old, breaking the record recently set...


Seoul: North Korea withdrew staff from liaison office

North Korea on Friday pulled out of a liaison office with the South, in a major setback for Seoul, just hours after the United States imposed the first new san...


European Union leaders agree to Brexit delay plan

Arriving for the European Council meeting at midday, French President Emmanuel Macron hinted that a third rejection of the Brexit deal would lead to a "no dea...


USA soldiers killed during Afghan operation

The names of the deceased are being withheld until 24 hours after next of kin are notified. Two American service members have been killed during an operation ...


This is the world’s happiest country in 2019

Finland wants you to spend a memorable summer in its country to learn its methods for happiness and calmness. Sri Lanka was ranked at 130 on the United Natio...


Arrest order issued for ex-President Michel Temer in Brazil

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested in Sao Paulo on Thursday as part of a sweeping anti-corruption investigation years in the making. Many po...


Syrian gov't condemns Trump statement concerning Israeli sovereignty in Golan

Trump will host Netanyahu at the White House next Monday and Tuesday. "Attempts by the U.S.to legitimize Israel's actions against global law will only lead ...


Indian diamond tycoon denied bail after arrest in London

Modi's lawyer in London , George Hepburne Scott, said he planned to fight any possible extradition, adding that Modi feels the charges against him are " poli...


Putin in Crimea as Russian Federation marks five years since annexation

Russia's modernization effort for Crimea has included building a 19-kilometre (11.8-mile) bridge that opened past year across the Kerch Strait , which links...


Facebook and YouTube defend response to Christchurch videos

Facebook, YouTube , and Twitter all struggled to contain the spread of the video, as we reported last week . Nonetheless, they say Facebook can not deflect ...


Trump supporter pleads guilty to sending bombs to Obama, Clinton, others

Cesar Sayoc , 57, sobbed as he entered the plea before a federal judge in NY. Cory Booker. Packages were also mailed to CNN in NY and Atlanta. U.S. District J...


Chinese chemical plant explosion kills dozens, shatters nearby windows

According to state-run People's Daily, 90 others have been seriously injured in Thursday's blast, which was so powerful it knocked down nearby factory buildings...


Pompeo to visit Western Wall with Netanyahu in break with diplomatic practice

In 2017, Trump went against decades of practice by recognizing the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, rather than the previously accepted Tel Aviv....


U.S. Lacks New Zealand's 'Urgency' in Banning Guns

Thousands are expected to gather in Hagley Park , near the Al-Noor mosque, to mark Friday's national day of reflection for the victims. "New Zealand mourns w...


Two Palestinians killed by Israeli army in West Bank clashes: health ministry

The Israeli military issued a statement hours later claiming that the soldier stationed at the post had "identified rocks being thrown at Israeli vehicles" and ...


New Zealand observes Muslim prayer after mosque attacks

The ceremony was one of several conducted throughout New Zealand to honor victims of the March 15 attacks and also included a 2-minute national moment of sile...


President Trump Signs Executive Order on Campus Free Speech

Turning to the broader problem, Trump said, "Under the guise of speech codes and safe spaces and trigger warnings, these universities have tried to restrict fre...


China trade talks to resume after pause, U.S. official says

Trump has since withheld the tariff increase as talks between the two sides have been promising. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that US trade talks wi...


Time for United States to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

After 52 years of illegal Israeli occupation, it is time for the Golan Heights to be given back to Syria, as it is occupied Syrian land. "Attempts by the U.S....


Jared Kushner used messaging app in White House: Cummings

Kushner, according to Politico , reportedly uses WhatsApp to communicate with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . When they controlled House committe...


At least 71 killed as overloaded ferry sinks in Iraq's Tigris river

Reuters said, citing police and medical sources, that at least 40 people died in the accident. Reconstruction of Mosul , much of which was destroyed in a mi...