• Israel rejects French offer to take part in peace conference
Israel rejects French offer to take part in peace conference

The era of a Palestinian state is over ". Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama made the comment at the start talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem . Netanyahu has repeatedly called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to meet for talks. The process died completely after a reconciliation agreement was signed between...

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  • Steve Bannon: 'Darkness is good'
Steve Bannon: 'Darkness is good'

Bannon believed that the Democratic Party ditched Trump's potent voter pool after Bill Clinton, who won his presidential election in 1992 whispering to the working man. The Democrats had lost their relationship to reality. The liberal firewall against Trump was, most of all , the belief that the Republican contender was too disorganized, outland...

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  • Timeline of events in police shooting of Philando Castile
Timeline of events in police shooting of Philando Castile

Ramey County Attorney John Choi said Castile was calm and complied with the officer's commands. The "use of deadly force by Officer [Jeronimo] Yanez was not justified", Choi stated at the press conference, reports the Star Tribune . Castile's wallet contained both a driver's license and his permit to carry. We talked with Yanez' Defense Attorn...

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  • Trump said to want only the 'best and brightest'
Trump said to want only the 'best and brightest'

The man whom President-elect Donald Trump picked as his national security adviser has said he doesn't believe that all cultures are "morally equivalent " and once described Islam as "a cancer", comments that have many in the Muslim community anxious about what his new job might mean for them.

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  • Pak, Turkey agrees to bolster bilateral ties to next level
Pak, Turkey agrees to bolster bilateral ties to next level

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan could govern Turkey until 2029 with expanded executive powers if proposals by ruling AK Party is approved. Erdogan arrives in Pakistan amid uncertainty of the fate of Pak-Turk schools in the country. "Relations between Pakistan and Turkey are far greater than just diplomatic relations". " Turkey and Pakista...

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  • Six dead, several injured in Maiduguri multiple explosions
Six dead, several injured in Maiduguri multiple explosions

Two other explosions occurred hours later. Boko Haram , which seeks to impose strict Islamic sharia law in Nigeria's mainly-Muslim north, has killed at least 20,000 people and left more than 2.6 million homeless in its six-year insurgency.

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  • State fights 'Making a Murderer' inmate release
State fights 'Making a Murderer' inmate release

Brad Schimel, Wisconsin's attorney general, quickly moved to block the release, saying he's going to file an emergency motion asking for a federal appeals court to stay Dassey's release order. The filmmakers cast doubt on the legal process used to convict Brendan Dassey and Steven Avery . The Netflix documentary Making A Murderer revisit...

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  • There's a gunman on the loose: Listen to Jo Cox 999 call
There's a gunman on the loose: Listen to Jo Cox 999 call

Darren Playford described the "chaos" at the scene after Mrs Cox, 41, was shot and stabbed outside Birstall library, last June. Thomas Mair , 53, from Birstall, denies murder. Jurors were shown CCTV of the defendant coming and going on that day. Mair, from Birstall, who had researched far right political groups, including the KKK and Nazis, in...

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  • Dutch finance minister blasts Boris Johnson for offering 'impossible' Brexit deal
Dutch finance minister blasts Boris Johnson for offering 'impossible' Brexit deal

It claimed there was no single government plan for how the United Kingdom will leave the EU. Italian economic development minister Carlo Calenda said Mr Johnson warned that Italian prosecco sales in the United Kingdom would slump if Britain didn't gain access to the single market once it left the EU.

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  • Trump and Romney to meet. Cabinet position in the future?
Trump and Romney to meet. Cabinet position in the future?

Romney made no secret of his disdain for Trump throughout the 2016 campaign. Trump responded by calling Romney a "choke". Mitt Romney will meet this weekend with Donald Trump. Romney has been one of Trump's fiercest GOP critics since the Republican primaries, saying his candidacy was doomed to fail. During the GOP primary, she repeatedly backed T...

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  • Obama ends Athens visit with message of hope, ode to democracy
Obama ends Athens visit with message of hope, ode to democracy

Obama also promised the "smoothest transition" for the presidency. In the twilight of Barack Obama's presidency the United State's first African-American leader is making his final foreign diplomatic trip to Europe and of all places is now in Greece before heading to Germany.

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  • Two White Men Arrested for Shoving Black Man Into a Coffin
Two White Men Arrested for Shoving Black Man Into a Coffin

The incident reportedly happened on August 27, and Jackson and Oosthuizen will remain in custody until the trial begins in January. When the man resisted, his captors then threatened to put a snake in the coffin. South Africa won praise for reconciliation efforts among racial groups when apartheid ended, but many Black South Africans express f...

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  • Sen. Barbara Boxer To Introduce Bill To End The Electoral College
Sen. Barbara Boxer To Introduce Bill To End The Electoral College

Birke said that, ideally, a single Clinton voter in every state would file an identical lawsuit in order to bolster his claims. "This is the only office in the land where you can get more votes and still lose the presidency", she continued.

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  • Ex-Sultan Dasuki buried in Sokoto
Ex-Sultan Dasuki buried in Sokoto

Governor of the state, Aminu Waziri, while commiserating with the family of the deceased eulogised the late Dasuki over his role in establishing the three tiers of government in Nigeria. "The history of local government reform in Nigeria will not be complete without the mention of the important role Sultan Dasuki and his colleagues played in giving...

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  • State's 'sanctuary cities' risk losing federal funds under Trump
State's 'sanctuary cities' risk losing federal funds under Trump

Seattle is another city that has pledged to do so, with Mayor Ed Murray saying, according to The New York Post , " Seattle has always been a welcoming city". Betsy Hodges, the mayor of Minneapolis, is also speaking out against Trump's intentions. In July 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice released updated rules disqualifying sanctuary cit...

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  • Rahul Gandhi to appear before the Bhiwandi court in defamation case
Rahul Gandhi to appear before the Bhiwandi court in defamation case

Gandhi, who arrived here late in the evening in connection with a court hearing in Thane on Wednesday, was interacting with mediapersons at the MCA Club in Bandra. Earlier today, Nirupam tweeted, "We welcome Rahul Gandhi today in Mumbai and extend our full support to him in the fight against RSS". "I will not comment".

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  • 'U.S. should consider Beijing-backed free trade pact'
'U.S. should consider Beijing-backed free trade pact'

Only 28 of 188 House Democrats and 13 of 44 Senate Democrats had supported granting Obama the authority to negotiate and finalize a deal previous year, indirectly allowing the Republicans to more vigorously oppose the deal. According to The Atlantic, Trump pledged to withdraw from TPP in June. He has vocally expressed his opinion against other mult...

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  • Man charged in murder of toddler found in Garfield Park lagoon
Man charged in murder of toddler found in Garfield Park lagoon

Forty-one-year-old Kamel Harris faces one felony count each of first-degree murder, concealment of a homicidal death and dismembering a human body. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Harris was once a caretaker for the boy. Duffin said investigators found blood in the carpeting of a vehicle connected to Harris, and received a DNA match...

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  • Two hurt in mid-flight as Porter Airlines plane evades suspected drone
Two hurt in mid-flight as Porter Airlines plane evades suspected drone

The safety board has dispatched two investigators to assess the occurrence. The pilots took appropriate evasive action and, contrary to some initial reports, there was no contact between the aircraft and the object. "After debriefing, there is potential that the object was a drone". "As they approached the object, they realized it was very clos...

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  • Trump and Obama meet at White House
Trump and Obama meet at White House

The president-elect was accompanied by his wife, Melania, who had a meeting with First Lady Michelle Obama . Obama said he will do everything he can to help the NY businessman succeed when he takes power in January and urged the country to unite behind the Republican.

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  • Indian and Japanese Prime Ministers meet for annual summit
Indian and Japanese Prime Ministers meet for annual summit

Construction of the high-speed train corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad will start in 2018 and the train service will be operational from 2023, said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose country will be building the rail network. The nuclear pact, though limited to peaceful commercial use, is controversial because India has not signed the ...

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  • US, Australia agree to resettle refugees from Nauru and Manus Island
US, Australia agree to resettle refugees from Nauru and Manus Island

But when asked whether the deal guaranteed resettlement in the US, Prime Minister Turnbull gave no clear indication. An announcement was expected on Sunday. "We in the United States have agreed to consider referrals from UNHCR [United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees] on refugees now residing in Nauru and in Papua New Guinea", he told repor...

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  • Trump just hopes we're all going to forget about his controversial pledges
Trump just hopes we're all going to forget about his controversial pledges

Despite expressions of concern by some officials, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the body that represents Muslim states, issued no statement early on Wednesday. However, Awad al-Qirni, one of its most popular clerics with a Twitter following of two million, said in a social media post after the election - but without referring to T...

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  • House Republicans test Trump on his US-Mexico wall
House Republicans test Trump on his US-Mexico wall

During the campaign, Trump raged against USA carmakers like General Motors Corp GM.N and Ford Motor Co F.N for investing in Mexico . "It will be very hard for President Enrique Pena Nieto to maintain good relations with Trump because there will be a national resistance in the Mexican press and public opinion".

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  • Taliban attack German consulate, killing 6
Taliban attack German consulate, killing 6

Afghan security forces and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops arrive at the site of explosion near the German consulate office in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan November 11, 2016 . Mazar-i-Sharif is the provincial capital and one of the richest and most important cities in Afghanistan. "The attacker drove a vehicle full of explosives" into...

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