Iran launches cruise missile from submarine during drill

The United States pulled out of an worldwide agreement on Iran's nuclear programme in May and reimposed harsh sanctions on Tehran. Iran's other submarines , the Tareq and the new domestically built Fateh (Conqueror) have the same anti-ship capabil... More..

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Taoiseach in Egypt to attend first ever EU-Arab League Summit
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Taoiseach in Egypt to attend first ever EU-Arab League Summit

The summit will be an opportunity for the leaders to emphasize the need for greater strategic cooperation between the European Union and the Arab world , promoting a relationship of the kind that the Europea...More..

Saudi Arabia replaces ambassador to USA
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Saudi Arabia replaces ambassador to USA

Her posting comes as Saudi Arabia under King Salman and Prince Mohammed allowed women to drive past year. Instead, members of the entourage of his brother, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman...More..

Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits southern Ecuador
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits southern Ecuador

The quake's epicentre was in a sparsely populated area about 225 kilometres east-southeast of Ambato, Ecuador , at a depth of 132 kilometres. "They were felt throughout the country and some provincial emerge...More..

Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won't need
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won't need

Ireland will not be abandoned by the European Union or by the US Congress who will "do right by Ireland" in relation to Brexit , Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has boldly claimed. - Created to limit the negative eff...More..

Around 100 companies of paramilitary forces airlifted amid major crackdown in J&K
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Around 100 companies of paramilitary forces airlifted amid major crackdown in J&K

Pakistan warned India against linking it to the attack without an investigation, and offered a dialogue to resolve all issues, including Kashmir. An additional 100 companies, around 10,000 soldiers started...More..

Three dead after Amazon cargo plane crashes near Houston
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Three dead after Amazon cargo plane crashes near Houston

KTRK-TV reported that the plane carries an Atlas flight number, but is painted in internet giant Amazon's colors. The Chambers County Sheriff's Office said it and multiple agencies were responding. "We app...More..

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir declares state of emergency
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir declares state of emergency

The Director of Sudanese Security and Intelligence, Salah Abdullah, had said on Friday that the President will stop the procedures of amending the constitution, which would have allowed him to run for another t...More..

Democrats howl after Bernie Sanders refuses to recognize Guaido as Venezuela’s leader
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Democrats howl after Bernie Sanders refuses to recognize Guaido as Venezuela’s leader

Because how can they admit that the socialism of Nicolas Maduro didn't work?" "No. I think what has to happen right now - I think there are serious questions about the recent election. "He is not going to be ...More..

by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Paul Manafort 'repeatedly and brazenly violated the law,' Mueller prosecutors tell judge

As part of an earlier plea deal with Mueller, the special counsel dropped five other charges and Manafort agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. He was convicted in a separate tax case in Virginia on August 21...More..

by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Mueller team's sentencing memo on Manafort is released

It was publicly released Saturday after a judge had a chance to review and approve proposed redactions of sensitive information. Here at Law&Crime, we have consistently emphasized the point that it is not nec...More..

More than 80 dead as fire guts historic district in Bangladesh capital
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

More than 80 dead as fire guts historic district in Bangladesh capital

Col. S.M. Julfiqar Rahman, a director of the Fire Service and Civil Defense, told reporters. Earlier reports said 69 people died in the fire. Most buildings in Chawkbazar are used both for residential and c...More..

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's train arrives in China
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's train arrives in China

Kim left the North Korean capital of Pyongyang at around 5 p.m. (0800 GMT) in an armored train, Russia's TASS news agency said, citing a North Korean diplomatic source. Security was tight before the train's a...More..

Buhari wins at Obasanjo’s polling unit
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Buhari wins at Obasanjo’s polling unit

Results are expected from early next week, with the victor gaining control of Africa's most populous nation and leading oil producer for four years. President Muhammadu Buhari spoke on Friday morning, almost ...More..

Macron says France will define anti-Zionism as anti-Semitism
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Macron says France will define anti-Zionism as anti-Semitism

France is to recognise anti-Zionism, the denial of the state of Israel, as a form of anti-Semitism in response to a surge in acts against Jews not seen "since the Second World War". "In the last few years, the ...More..

22 tea workers die after drinking spurious liquor in Assam
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

22 tea workers die after drinking spurious liquor in Assam

Golaghat district Superintendent of Police Pushkar Singh told the BBC that 58 people in the district died from drinking the illegal alcohol. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, while expressing concern over ...More..

Spanish woman dies after eating 'poisonous' mushrooms at Michelin-starred restaurant
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Spanish woman dies after eating 'poisonous' mushrooms at Michelin-starred restaurant

This figure includes the 46-year-old woman who died on Sunday morning after dining at the gourmet restaurant the previous night. Her husband and son also developed symptoms and are still recovering. The resta...More..

Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

In two tweets announcing her nomination, the president congratulated her and said she had done an "outstanding job" in her current role. "Congratulations to Kelly and her entire family!" he added. They sit on...More..

Turpins Plead Guilty In Abuse Case Involving Their 12 Children
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Turpins Plead Guilty In Abuse Case Involving Their 12 Children

David, 57, and Louise Turpin , 50, were arrested in January 2018 after one of their 13 kids escaped and called the police, The Associated Press reported Friday. The seven adult children are "relieved" they...More..

Maduro’s Forces Kill, Injure Protestors as Standoff Over Aid in Venezuela Escalates
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Maduro’s Forces Kill, Injure Protestors as Standoff Over Aid in Venezuela Escalates

Maduro has begun sealing Venezuela's borders including the one it shares with far-right United States ally Brazil in response to the country's relationship with Russian Federation. Reymar Perdomo, a Venezuelan ...More..

Trump doesn’t know about his global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Trump doesn’t know about his global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality

Although the new project is still in its planning stages, officials told the news organization that the administration will likely be working alongside global organizations - including the United Nations, the O...More..

Indian SC orders protection for Kashmiris in wake of Pulwama attack
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Indian SC orders protection for Kashmiris in wake of Pulwama attack

The appointment of such nodal officers have to be given wide publicity, the Bench stated. Soon afterwards, there were widespread allegations of attacks and harassment of Kashmiris living in other parts of ...More..

Jacob Rees-Mogg Says He’s AGAINST Revoking Shamima Begum’s Citizenship
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg Says He’s AGAINST Revoking Shamima Begum’s Citizenship

Her sister Renu Begum, writing on behalf of the family, asked how they could help the Home Secretary "in bringing my nephew home to us". While many do not want to see Ms Begum return to the United Kingdom, ot...More..

Is Netanyahu Getting Worried He Might Lose the Election?
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Is Netanyahu Getting Worried He Might Lose the Election?

Former army chief of staff and political newcomer Benny Gantz and Netanyahu's longtime opponent, Yair Lapid, who have been polling in second and third place respectively, announced that they would join forces...More..

U.S. Will Leave 200 'Peacekeeping' Troops In Syria
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

U.S. Will Leave 200 'Peacekeeping' Troops In Syria

Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a brief statement that a "small peacekeeping group" would stay in Syria "for a period of time ". Graham, who had been critical of Trump's December decision to pull a...More..

Saudi crown prince meets Chinese official on Beijing visit
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Saudi crown prince meets Chinese official on Beijing visit

While the crown prince may have seen the tour as an opportunity to escape numerous issues he faces both at home and overseas, a series of events during the trip have only served to highlight his problems. He sa...More..

Anti-Brexit lawmakers quit Theresa May's Conservative Party
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Anti-Brexit lawmakers quit Theresa May's Conservative Party

It remains possible that Britain will crash out with no deal, or that Britain will seek a delay beyond the March 29 deadline, or that more negotiations will be undertaken, or that citizens will be asked to vote...More..

USA official says French ISIS operative likely killed in Syrian airstrike
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

USA official says French ISIS operative likely killed in Syrian airstrike

A woman speaking at 39 seconds in the footage says she's Russian. It was not immediately clear whether the 150 Iraqis repatriated late Wednesday were among those recently evacuated from Baghouz or militants w...More..

China unveil guidelines for developing 'Greater Bay Area'
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

China unveil guidelines for developing 'Greater Bay Area'

Under the blueprint , the major cities of the Greater Bay Area will establish themselves as hubs for different sectors. The blueprint identified five "strategic orientations", including closer integration be...More..

Pakistan has started conducting operations against terrorists: Iran Army chief
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Pakistan has started conducting operations against terrorists: Iran Army chief

Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, on Saturday accused Pakistan's security forces of supporting the militants and said Iran expects it to "punish" them. The Sunni group Jaish al Adl (Army of Justice), which says it ...More..

Pope labels critics of the Catholic Church 'friends of the devil'
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Pope labels critics of the Catholic Church 'friends of the devil'

At a summit to discuss the scandals that have rocked the Roman Catholic Church, he said "the cry of the little ones seeking justice" had to be heard. Bishop Shawn McKnight of the Diocese of Jefferson City in ...More..

Microsoft expands protection tool for European democratic institutions
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Microsoft expands protection tool for European democratic institutions

Therefore, the company is making Microsoft AccountGuard available starting today in 12 more European markets: France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal...More..

Saudi Crown Prince receives ceremonial welcome
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince receives ceremonial welcome

The Saudi leader said he saw $100 billion worth of potential investments in India but did not give any details. The 1.7 million Pakistani workers in Saudi Arabia would also get relief, he said, adding that ...More..

Giant tortoise feared extinct for over 100 years found on Galapagos Islands
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Giant tortoise feared extinct for over 100 years found on Galapagos Islands

Galante had others with him searching for the turtle for two days before they happened upon it on a remote volcanic island, according to Animal Planet. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979. ...More..

Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone after post
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone after post

Berman Jackson's order scheduling Thursday's hearing said that Stone would need to be prepared to explain why the gag order in the case shouldn't be adjusted and why his pretrial release on bail shouldn't...More..