• Knifeman shot dead outside Iranian ambassador's residence in Vienna
Knifeman shot dead outside Iranian ambassador's residence in Vienna

After the attacker - a Vienna resident - stabbed him, he fired several shots. Police guard in front of the Iranian ambassador's residence after an attack in Vienna . A spokesman from the Defense Ministry said early indications are that the guard "acted within the rules". The motive for the attack was not clear.

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  • Maharashtra Farmers Call Off Protest After Meeting CM Fadnavis
Maharashtra Farmers Call Off Protest After Meeting CM Fadnavis

The main demand on the farmers' list includes an unconditional loan waiver and transfer of forest land to tribal farmers who have been tilling it for years. Participants in the march had reached Azad Maidan early on Monday morning, having walked from Chunabhatti's Somaiya Maidan in the wee hours to avoid disrupting traffic and affecting students he...

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  • Trump's education secretary struggles to answer basic questions on schools
Trump's education secretary struggles to answer basic questions on schools

DeVos: Michigan schools need to do better, there is no doubt about it . For 11 states in the region with annual test data from 2014-16, MI shows the biggest drop in third-grade English language arts skills. DeVos also said that states should have the "option" of allowing teachers to carry guns but admitted she had trouble picturing her fir...

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  • Wallace prevails over Johnston in Indian Open play-off
Wallace prevails over Johnston in Indian Open play-off

Johnston fought back strongly on the back nine and when Wallace bogeyed the hard par-3 18th, "Beef" was in the battle. Londoner Matt Wallace became the fourth Englishman to win on the European Tour in 2018, following a thrilling play-off success against countryman Andrew "Beef" Johnston in the Hero Indian Open in New Delhi on Sunday.

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  • BJP clears Rajeev Chandrasekhar for Rajya Sabha seat from Karnataka
BJP clears Rajeev Chandrasekhar for Rajya Sabha seat from Karnataka

The BJP central leadership have decided to make one of its candidates form Kerala reach the Rajya Sabha as the Chengannur bypolls are around the corner. During the TRS Legislative Party meeting held at Telangana Bhavan here, the Chief Minister announced the names of the TRS candidates for Rajya Sabha elections amidst cheers and applause from the Mi...

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  • Doug Ford Elected leader of Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Doug Ford Elected leader of Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario

You can also watch it streamed live on cbcnews.ca or tune into regular news updates on CBC Radio One in Ontario. Despite the scandals and drama, Skelly says the party will persevere. Caroline Mulroney would be at 17.3 per cent and Tanya Granic Allen would come in with 12.5 per cent. February 11: Brown publishes the first of several Facebook ...

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  • 3347 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin, Turkish military says
3347 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin, Turkish military says

Erdogan said on Sunday Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels were now just four to five kilometres from Afrin. Erdogan also denounced North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on Sunday, accusing the Western military alliance of failing to back Turkey's campaign.

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  • Virginia men's hoops selected as number one overall seed in NCAA Tournament
Virginia men's hoops selected as number one overall seed in NCAA Tournament

For the third time in the last five seasons, the University of Virginia will enter the NCAA Tournament as a number one seed. After reaching the ACC Tournament title game by beating Louisville and Clemson, the Cavaliers (31-and-2) beat North Carolina for the second time this season, and captured their second conference tournament crown since 2...

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  • Shujaa stun England to storm Vancouver Sevens semis
Shujaa stun England to storm Vancouver Sevens semis

Australia, who are fourth in the 10-stop competition's standings, topped their group on Saturday with two wins and a draw. Fiji signalled their intentions for the day with a 43-7 quarter-final thrashing of Argentina. Kenya were first to put points on the board with a try from Collins Injera, Fiji followed with two tries from Kalione Nasako and Er...

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  • UN Women head: The time is now for gender equality
UN Women head: The time is now for gender equality

But the day still retains the essence of its Marxist roots by encouraging women to think of themselves as a homogenous class with discrete common interests, in opposition to men's. We know that a woman's heart is the most loyal, her forgiveness the most powerful. Over the past year, my Administration has championed the creation of global initiati...

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  • Donald Trump's Empty Words on Trade
Donald Trump's Empty Words on Trade

And now he's committed Canada to an 11-nation trade partnership with Pacific Rim countries without USA involvement, a deal that will permit, among other things, more foreign auto imports into Canada - which has already infuriated US automakers and Canada's auto workers.

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  • India's top court allows 'living wills' for terminally ill
India's top court allows 'living wills' for terminally ill

Active euthanasia means killing a person through the use of a lethal substance or force, and passive euthanasia means withdrawing or discontinuing medical support necessary for the continuation of life. On January 15, 2016, the Centre had said the 241st report of the Law Commission stated that passive euthanasia should be allowed with certain...

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  • SIT arrests Naveen Kumar in Gauri Lankesh murder case
SIT arrests Naveen Kumar in Gauri Lankesh murder case

This content is restricted to site members. The Special Investigation Team investigating the murder of Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh has made the member of a Hindu right-wing group an accused after questioning him, sources said Friday.

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  • Madaxweynaha Kenya oo la kulmay Raila Odinga
Madaxweynaha Kenya oo la kulmay Raila Odinga

The shocking statement is possibly to decrease the political pressure in the richest economy in East Africa as well as the center of regional security, diplomacy and trade. About 150 people were killed in the aftermath of the disputed election. Political analyst and writer Patrick Gathara said such a dialogue is still needed despite Friday's meet...

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  • Turkey announces time for end of military operation in Afrin
Turkey announces time for end of military operation in Afrin

MERSIN, Turkey :Turkish and Free Syrian Army forces have so far liberated 850 square kilometers (328 square miles) during the Turkish-led counter-terrorist operation in Afrin, Syria, Turkey's president said on Saturday. A total of 3,171 have been neutralized. Ankara says 42 Turkish soldiers have died in the fight. Turkey and Iraqi central gove...

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  • Spy poisoning: Russian Federation would be willing to help in investigation, Lavrov says
Spy poisoning: Russian Federation would be willing to help in investigation, Lavrov says

A man in his 60s and a women in her 30s remain in a critical, but stable condition in intensive care after being exposed to a nerve agent . They will include Royal Marines and military personnel who have specialist training in chemical warfare and decontamination, the BBC understands.

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  • Jaitley to contest RS polls from UP
Jaitley to contest RS polls from UP

Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan will contest from Madhya Pradesh instead of his current representation from Bihar, the BJP central election committee announced on Wednesday. As per the number of seats won in the Gujarat Assembly elections held in December past year, both the BJP and the Congress are poised to get two seats each to the U...

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  • The ECB left key interest rates unchanged
The ECB left key interest rates unchanged

He added: "This approach is consistent with above trend economic growth, a continued reduction in the output gap and gradual upward pressure on inflation towards target". The Governing Council of the European Central Bank has confirmed that net asset purchases are projected to continue at the current monthly rate of 30 billion Euro by the end of Se...

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  • Trans-Pacific Partnership signed
Trans-Pacific Partnership signed

While in the north, trade barriers are going up, in South America on Thursday, 11 Pacific Rim countries committed to pulling them down, finally agreeing on a major free trade agreement. Canada and Mexico are exempted from the controversial measure that will go into effect on Friday next week. That's why some in the bloc are still keen to get th...

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  • Busts of Gandhi, Ambedkar defaced
Busts of Gandhi, Ambedkar defaced

A case has been registered in this connection and investigation is on to identify the culprit, police said. A police officer said that they are ruling out any political relations. Reports suggest that the police are now on the lookout for the people who defaced the statue. Amid an ongoing spate of incidents targeting statues and busts of known fi...

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  • India's top court upholds marriage in alleged case of
India's top court upholds marriage in alleged case of "Love Jihad"

It was during the hearing of this case, where Supreme Court had asked the National Investigation Agency to investigate what the Kerala High Court has observed about the conversions and marriages by organizations while asking Hadiya about her opinion on her marriage with Shefin Jahan.

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  • Ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas continues in Myanmar, says top United Nations official
Ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas continues in Myanmar, says top United Nations official

Speaking before the UN Human Rights Council, Zeid noted that his office said on Tuesday that it believes ethnic cleansing is still underway in Rakhine state. "Safe, dignified and sustainable returns are of course impossible under current conditions", Gilmour said. The northern Rakhine state has been largely closed off to journalists, dipl...

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  • Here's Jimmy Kimmel's Comeback For Trump's Tweet About The Lowest-Rated Oscars
Here's Jimmy Kimmel's Comeback For Trump's Tweet About The Lowest-Rated Oscars

Considering the war of words that Trump had with some actors in the run-up to the 2017 Oscars, it is hard to accept Trump's claim that his recent observation is a joke. "Shape of Water", for example, won for best picture and only grossed $57 million at the United States box office. Ratings for the Oscars have been better when the movies were bi...

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  • Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort pleads not guilty in second case
Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort pleads not guilty in second case

If convicted of bank fraud in Virginia, Manafort faces up to 270 years in prison, but prosecutors say federal sentencing guidelines call for much less time: four to five years. The charges are not directly related to election interference but revolve around Manafort and Gates's lucrative lobbying on behalf of pro-Russian political figures in the Uk...

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  • Indian court restores converted Muslim girl's marriage
Indian court restores converted Muslim girl's marriage

Giving this indication a three-judge Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Kanwilkar and DY Chandrachud also disapproved the Kerala High Court's order nullifying the marriage. During the hearing, the CJI added that he had never come across such a case before and said that they can not go into the neurological aspect of the cons...

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  • Booby trap bomb sets NI female officer's car on fire
Booby trap bomb sets NI female officer's car on fire

A police officer has been the target of a suspected terror attack in Northern Ireland according to DUP MP Iain Paisley. "Thankfully she wasn't in it at the time the auto went on fire". Her party colleague and North Antrim MP Ian Paisley said he understood the bomb exploded under the officer's auto. "We do send our thoughts and our prayers to ...

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  • Iran's Rouhani: West Will Regret Collapse Of Nuclear Deal
Iran's Rouhani: West Will Regret Collapse Of Nuclear Deal

His comments came as the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on February 27 expressed deep concerns over Iran's growing ballistic missile program. "Now they ask Iran to enter discussions on other issues". "There are programs for missiles with ranges of several thousand kilometers which are not in line with UN Security Council resolutions...

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  • Iran Rejects French Calls to Stop Developing Missile Program
Iran Rejects French Calls to Stop Developing Missile Program

Yukiya Amano said that if the deal "were to fail it would be a great loss for nuclear verification and multilateralism". "Today, I am waiving the application of certain nuclear sanctions, but only in order to secure our European allies' agreement to fix the bad flaws of the Iran nuclear deal", Trump said in a statement.

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  • Lawfare: Trump Administration Is Going To War Over California's Nonsense Immigration Law
Lawfare: Trump Administration Is Going To War Over California's Nonsense Immigration Law

Sessions pointed to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (pictured above left, next to Sessions), who publicly warned last month that an ICE raid in northern California was imminent. State Senate leader Kevin de León - whose bid for the U.S. Senate is premised on opposing Trump - showed up at protests outside Sessions' speech and called in former Attorney ...

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  • Broadcom vows to invest $1.5B to train U.S. engineers
Broadcom vows to invest $1.5B to train U.S. engineers

The $106 billion (£76bn) of debt Broadcom has arranged to finance the $117bn deal could also increase pressure to focus on short-term profits, Mir wrote. Broadcom says it will earmark $1.5bn for funding of 5G wireless broadband networks as part of its proposed acquisition of Qualcomm . There's been yet another twist in the ongoing saga of ...

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  • USA secretary of state on first official trip to Sub-Saharan Africa
USA secretary of state on first official trip to Sub-Saharan Africa

On Monday, acting assistant secretary of state for African affairs, Donald Yamamoto confirmed the meeting between President Uhuru and Tillerson, although he did not disclose what will be discussed. Tillerson said: "today I'm announcing $533 million in additional humanitarian assistance to fight starvation and food insecurity and address other needs...

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  • Nashville Mayor Expected to Resign Amid Multiple Investigations Into Affair With Bodyguard
Nashville Mayor Expected to Resign Amid Multiple Investigations Into Affair With Bodyguard

Barry must reimburse the local government $11,000 for what prosecutors called "unlawful expenditures". Barry has not said when the affair ended, only that it's over. The resignation comes amid multiple investigations into her affair with her bodyguard, police Sgt. Rob Forrest. According to The Tennessean , Forrest has also pleaded guilty t...

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  • West Virginia teachers: No raise, no school; strike goes on
West Virginia teachers: No raise, no school; strike goes on

Justice sent the tweet just before a legislative conference committee was scheduled to meet to resolve differences on legislation granting pay raises to teachers and service workers. All 50 states began the current school year without enough teachers to fill empty positions. It described how, following the Republican takeover of the Legislature in...

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  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 Just Completed Another Successful Launch
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Just Completed Another Successful Launch

The satellite is about the size of a city bus and weighs 6 metric tons, making it the largest geostationary satellite SpaceX has ever launched, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted Monday . The satellites would be a part of a network (which the company refers to as a constellation) called Iridium NEXT in low-Earth orbit, which once finish...

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  • Colorado Springs students walk out in protest of DACA deadline
Colorado Springs students walk out in protest of DACA deadline

Titus repeatedly criticized Trump for his "occasionally disparaging remarks" about immigrants and other subjects, but said they weren't relevant to the legal issues surrounding the DACA rescission. DACA recipients were no longer allowed to renew their two-year permit as a outcome and were, therefore, exposed to deportation. Since the Supreme C...

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  • In Texas Primary, Early Signs Of A 2018 Democratic Surge
In Texas Primary, Early Signs Of A 2018 Democratic Surge

As sweeping change continues around the country, Texans should take a close look at whether candidates will stand for sensible marijuana policy reform. Neither faces serious primary challengers but O'Rourke recently has outraised Cruz and the senator has warned conservatives against complacency. In a major political role reversal, Texas Republica...

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  • Bezos tops Forbes world's richest list as Trump's wealth drops
Bezos tops Forbes world's richest list as Trump's wealth drops

At the second place is former world's richest man and Microsoft founder Bill Gates , with his wealth at $90 billion. Twelve out of the top 15 richest people are from the U.S., with investor Warren Buffett in third place (with $84bn) and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg in fifth ($71bn).

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  • Putin says Russian Federation will 'never' extradite citizens accused by US
Putin says Russian Federation will 'never' extradite citizens accused by US

They were in support of. Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice indicted 13 individuals and three organisations from Russian Federation for allegedly interfering in the USA presidential election in 2016. The Trump administration also plans to expand its missile-defense program to counter threats from Russian Federation and China, rather than ...

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  • Cultural powerhouse 'Coco' by Emeryville-based Pixar wins Oscar for best animation
Cultural powerhouse 'Coco' by Emeryville-based Pixar wins Oscar for best animation

Coco was competing in a somewhat unusual field for the Best Animated Feature award, thanks to a new rule change that allows filmmakers who aren't animators to nominate for the category. "So it was a big challenge because of the landscaping in a place, in a town, in a plaza, everywhere in Mexico you keep hearing non-stop music and all kinds of mu...

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  • Bypolls results: A prelude to 2019 general elections as Congress rises again?
Bypolls results: A prelude to 2019 general elections as Congress rises again?

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday March 4 asserted that the Assembly election result in Tripura , where BJP wrested power from the Left, will not have any impact on the impending Karnataka elections, and said that there was no Modi wave in the state.

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