Ecuador has spent $5 million housing Julian Assange

After his appeal was denied, he took up asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy. Mr Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been at the embassy since June 2012 to avoid sexual offences charges and potential extradition to the United States following leaks ... More..

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What Pope Francis said about Gaza killings, violence in middle
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

What Pope Francis said about Gaza killings, violence in middle

Jerusalem's status is perhaps the thorniest issue of the decades-long conflict, with Israeli claiming the entire Holy City as its capital while the Palestinians want the eastern sector as capital of their futur...More..

Dust storm in capital claims one life, several injured
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dust storm in capital claims one life, several injured

Also, the sources are saying that two people died in Delhi and one died in Uttarakhand, as per the ministry spokesperson reports. At least one person was killed and 13 injured in the dust storm that hit the n...More..

by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

"Jai Hind" replaces "Yes, ma'am" or "Yes, Sir" in MP

This step is meant to instil a sense of pride and patriotism among the students, according to an official statement released by the education department. Rahul Kothari, a spokesperson from India's ruling part...More..

SC rejects Karnataka's plea to stall finalisation of draft Cauvery scheme
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

SC rejects Karnataka's plea to stall finalisation of draft Cauvery scheme

On February 16, the apex court had asked the Centre to frame the Cauvery management scheme, which also included creating the Cauvery Managament Board, within six weeks for the release of water from Karnataka ...More..

Blame Hamas For Gaza Bloodshed
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Blame Hamas For Gaza Bloodshed

More than 2,000 Gaza residents have been wounded in that time by Israeli fire. CBS reports that "Gaza's Hamas rulers said tens of thousands were expected to head to the border Monday and raised the possibil...More..

IPL 2018, MI vs KXIP: Mumbai in do-or-die clash against Punjab
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

IPL 2018, MI vs KXIP: Mumbai in do-or-die clash against Punjab

Suryakumar Yadav has been similarly prolific for Mumbai Indians , albeit with his team a little less successful than Kings XI. The likes of Jasprit Bumrah , Hardik and left-arm pacer Mitchell McClenaghan wi...More..

Supreme Court to hear PILs dealing with Article 35A on August 16
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Supreme Court to hear PILs dealing with Article 35A on August 16

The interlocutor is in the process of discussing it... The court is hearing a writ petition filed by non-governmental organisation, We the Citizens, which challenges the validity of both Article 35A and Art...More..

Bolton: US could sanction European companies over Iran
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Bolton: US could sanction European companies over Iran

The minister said he wanted France , Germany and Britain to reach out to the USA administration and ask for "exemptions, additional deadlines, or to respect the contracts that have been agreed in good faith by...More..

Gaza's Al-Shifa Hospital 'On Brink Of Collapse' As Injuries Mount
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Gaza's Al-Shifa Hospital 'On Brink Of Collapse' As Injuries Mount

Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. At just eight months old, Leila Al Ghandour is believed to be the youngest victim of the worst day of violence in the territory for four years. Close to the border he eventuall...More..

Muslims worldwide prepare for start of Ramadan 2018
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Muslims worldwide prepare for start of Ramadan 2018

If the moon is sighted today, most of the Western Europe will begin fasting from tomorrow . During the entirety of Ramadan , which ends at sunset on the final day, Muslims do not eat, drink, have sex or...More..

by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

11-year-old Girl Killed, Mom Injured by Downed Tree

Workers with the local fire department pulled the girl from the auto and rushed her to the hospital, but the girl did not survive. The child and her mother had arrived home and were unloading the auto when th...More..

Man killed in Danbury during severe storm
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Man killed in Danbury during severe storm

DANBURY, CT -A man was killed during Tuesday's severe storm. Several lightning strikes led to structure fires in New Jersey and MA. Boughton said school is canceled for Wednesday, and that a little bit over 2...More..

'Bhavesh Joshi Superhero' to release on June 1
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

'Bhavesh Joshi Superhero' to release on June 1

Earlier this week, the second song of the film 'Chavanprash' is now out which features cousins Harshvardhan Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor . A source claims, "The makers believe 1st June is a better date from a d...More..

Sonam Kapoor shines in nude gown at Cannes Film Festival
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sonam Kapoor shines in nude gown at Cannes Film Festival

Sonam Kapoor's wedding was a glitzy affair, which witnessed the presence of the Bollywood's most sought after celebrities. Earlier in the day, Sonam made several appearances for the brand. Mahira slayed the r...More..

Meghan Markle's Mother Quits Her Job Days Before The Royal Wedding
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Meghan Markle's Mother Quits Her Job Days Before The Royal Wedding

Mr Markle told celebrity news website TMZ , at his home in Mexico, that he had decided not to attend his daughter's wedding to Prince Harry . The wedding will take place on 19 May at 12:00 BST (11pm NZT) ...More..

Blow as court rejects 50/50 wealth split on divorce
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Blow as court rejects 50/50 wealth split on divorce

Last week, the country's Supreme Court ruled it had no jurisdiction to hear a case between a divorced couple, where the woman wanted the ex-husband to pay her alimony. Fida was concerned that women were disadva...More..

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem

Netanyahu mentioned that there is a Guatemala Street, named in honor of the country's former ambassador to the UN Jorge Garcia Granados. "We remember our friends, and Guatemala is our friend - then and now", ...More..

Egyptians to start Ramadan fasting on Thursday
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Egyptians to start Ramadan fasting on Thursday

Longest fasting takes place In Iceland's capital Reykjavik with 19 hours and 43 minutes, followed by Finland's capital Helsinki with 18 hours and 47 minutes, Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen with more than 18...More..

Merchandise export rises 5.17 per cent in April
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Merchandise export rises 5.17 per cent in April

According to the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday, engineering goods , organic and inorganic chemicals and drugs and pharmaceuticals showed a high growth rate of export. The co...More..

Belgium calls for United Nations probe, summons Israeli ambassador over Gaza violence
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Belgium calls for United Nations probe, summons Israeli ambassador over Gaza violence

The spokesman also underlined that "the health system [in Gaza] was already facing major challenges due to lack of equipment and essential medicines". "The comment that consisted of saying that all killed or hu...More..

by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

North Korea to join efforts for total nuclear weapons test ban

In a move welcomed by Washington and Seoul, North Korea said at the weekend it will "completely" destroy the Punggye-ri test site, in a ceremony scheduled between May 23-25 in front of invited foreign media. So...More..

BT Sport to show Champions League final free online
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

BT Sport to show Champions League final free online

In previous years, TV3 showed games on Tuesdays while RTÉ had rights to Wednesdays. The deal , which comes into effect in August this year, also includes exclusive rights to all Champions League final round ...More..

4 shot dead in attack on Indonesia police; officer killed
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

4 shot dead in attack on Indonesia police; officer killed

Earlier, an internal police report said that one of the dead men had a suspected bomb strapped to his body. Five people died in the attack, including the four suspected militants and a police officer who was ...More..

Judges skeptical they can't review Trump policy
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Judges skeptical they can't review Trump policy

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's legal team argued that the January decision by Judge Alsup of the District Court for the Northern District of California, which keeps DACA in place for current recip...More..

Southern BC bracing for round 2 of flooding as snowpacks melt
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Southern BC bracing for round 2 of flooding as snowpacks melt

Flood tired residents in southern British Columbia are being told to brace for round two as rising temperatures accelerate the melting of high elevation snowpacks. The threat of flooding remains high as swelter...More..

Waste-hauling millionaire Wagner GOP pick to challenge Gov. Tom Wolf
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Waste-hauling millionaire Wagner GOP pick to challenge Gov. Tom Wolf

Pittsburgh attorney Laura Ellsworth rounds out the leading candidates. Wagner, like Mango and Ellsworth, is not taking any vote for granted. Mango's biggest margin of victory coming from Bucks and Allegheny c...More..

French anger at US sanctions on Iran
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

French anger at US sanctions on Iran

The top diplomats of Britain, France and Germany were meeting in Brussels with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the European Union's chief diplomat, Federica Mogherini . move were already ...More..

Palestinians bury dead after Israeli soldiers kill 58
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Palestinians bury dead after Israeli soldiers kill 58

More than 2,700 people were injured, the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said, about half of them from live ammunition. Ankara has reacted with fury to the killing of at least 61 Palestinians in G...More..

by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Ivanka Trump in hot water over blessing from controversial rabbi

She once interviewed Donald Trump for her last book The Liar's Ball, published in 2014, which detailed the sale of New York's billion dollar GM Building. Scarborough continued, "For the rest of the world you ...More..

Charlottesville Moves Closer To Hiring New Police Chief
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Charlottesville Moves Closer To Hiring New Police Chief

Jones is expected to give a report that recommends RaShall Brackney to become the next chief of the Charlottesville Police Department (CPD). The Charlottesville City Council will formally consider Brackney's ...More..

Pennsylvania's sleepy Senate race could still play key role
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Pennsylvania's sleepy Senate race could still play key role

Whether Barletta can beat Casey in the general election is unclear. Bob Casey, who is seeking a third term in November. A four-term congressman who is a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump has won the...More..

Markle seeks respect for dad after report he'll skip wedding
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Markle seeks respect for dad after report he'll skip wedding

Prince Harry and his elder brother Prince William have both made clear in the past their dislike of the press, fuelled by the death of their mother Princess Diana in a Paris vehicle crash in 1997 as her li...More..

Rihanna Launches Savage X Fenty, an Inclusive Line of Lingerie
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Rihanna Launches Savage X Fenty, an Inclusive Line of Lingerie

She says that when it comes to lingerie, "I think the most important thing for me is that it's comfortable". Susan Moses, celebrity stylist and author of The Art of Dressing Curves: The Best-Kept Secrets of a...More..

Ireland Confirm Soldier Field Return This November
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Ireland Confirm Soldier Field Return This November

The Black Ferns play first, followed by Ireland v Italy and then the Maori All Blacks. The NFL stadium will host three global rugby matches over the course of one day, featuring the USA Rugby Men's and Wo...More..