North Korea warns US could ‘pay dearly’ for rights criticism

The comments come as the USA special envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun is set to arrive in the Chinese capital on Thursday for talks. Sung Ki-young, a senior researcher at the Institute for National Security Strategy made the remarks during a No... More..

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Will a Unified Muslim Crypto Asset End US Dollar Domination?
by | Sunday, December 22, 2019

Will a Unified Muslim Crypto Asset End US Dollar Domination?

His trip comes after Shinzo Abe became in June the first Japanese prime minister to travel to Iran in more than 40 years. Washington has since reimposed crippling sanctions on Iran in an effort to tackle th...More..

Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR after natural disaster in Afghanistan and Pakistan
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR after natural disaster in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Quake tremors felt across the national capital around 5.15 pm on Friday evening. So far no loss of life has been reported. In the videos being circulated on social media from Delhi, ceiling fans and chandeliers...More..

Australia experiences hottest day on record
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

Australia experiences hottest day on record

The highest reliably measured temperature in Australia in January 1960 was 50.7 ° C in Oodnadatta, a desert settlement in the outback of South Australia . Ambulance Victoria's Director of Emergency Manag...More..

Baby abducted from Chicago hospital 55 years ago found living in MI
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

Baby abducted from Chicago hospital 55 years ago found living in MI

The next day a woman dressed as a nurse entered the hospital room and said that he was taking the child for medical examination, and then disappeared with the baby. At his request, WGN did not identify him be...More..

Donald Trump seeks rapid exoneration in Senate after impeachment
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

Donald Trump seeks rapid exoneration in Senate after impeachment

In light of the entrenched partisan divide between Republicans and Democrats, which has widened with Trump's controversial presidency, it is unlikely that there will be anyone crossing party lines. The Senate w...More..

Amid mounting criticism, Scott Morrison is flying home to address the bushfires
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

Amid mounting criticism, Scott Morrison is flying home to address the bushfires

On Thursday, Australia recorded its hottest day on record as national temperatures topped more than 42 degree Celsius (107.6 degree Fahrenheit). The Rural Fire Service said up to 40 houses could be destroye...More..

European Union top court rules Catalan separatist had immunity when jailed
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

European Union top court rules Catalan separatist had immunity when jailed

Carles Puigdemont , and Antoni Comin was elected to the European Parliament at the elections in may 2019. "So long as Oriol Junqueras is not allowed to take up his seat in the European Parliament it violate...More..

Duke of Edinburgh set to spend run-up to Christmas in hospital
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

Duke of Edinburgh set to spend run-up to Christmas in hospital

A Buckingham Palace statement said the admission was a precautionary measure advised by the duke's doctor. It's not clear at this time whether the Duke of Edinburgh will be released in time for the holidays...More..

UK: MPs approve first stage of PM Johnson's Brexit legislation
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

UK: MPs approve first stage of PM Johnson's Brexit legislation

The final stages of ratification will take place after Christmas , with the lower house having until January 9 to approve the legislation, giving it just over three weeks to then pass through the upper house. ...More..

Two Australian volunteer firefighters killed in truck accident while battling bushfires
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Two Australian volunteer firefighters killed in truck accident while battling bushfires

Two volunteer firefighters died in a road accident on Thursday while deployed to a huge blaze near Sydney. Three other firefighters in the vehicle survived with minor injuries. And they are banning the use of...More..

Polish parliament debates law that would muzzle judges
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Polish parliament debates law that would muzzle judges

Lawmakers from Poland's ruling party defended proposed legislation that would give the government the power to fire and fine judges, arguing as debate on it began in parliament Thursday that the measure is need...More..

Trump rails against delay in moving impeachment to Senate
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Trump rails against delay in moving impeachment to Senate

As the House was voting to impeach him, Mr Trump went on to tell his vocal supporters at the MI rally: "The Democrats are declaring their deep hatred and disdain for the American voter". "The framers built th...More..

Unnao rape: Kuldeep Sengar sentenced to life imprisonment by Delhi court
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Unnao rape: Kuldeep Sengar sentenced to life imprisonment by Delhi court

Moreover, he has been asked to pay a fine of Rs.25 lakh, out of which Rs.10 lakh will be given to the victim while the prosecution will receive Rs.15 lakh. He had kidnapped and raped her. Sengar was a powerful ...More..

Giuliani associate paid $1 mln by indicted Ukrainian oligarch's lawyer
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Giuliani associate paid $1 mln by indicted Ukrainian oligarch's lawyer

Lev Parnas , who became one of the main figures in Trump's impeachment inquiry, was arrested in the USA earlier this year. US prosecutors said previously that Parnas had failed to disclose that his wife recei...More..

Arrest Warrant Issued against Evo Morales
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Arrest Warrant Issued against Evo Morales

The allegations against him stem from an audio recording released by Arturo Murillo, the interim government's interior minister. Morales resigned on November 10 following weeks of opposition protests against ...More..

One dead, 3 hurt in stabbings at OR shopping center
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

One dead, 3 hurt in stabbings at OR shopping center

He has been arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and robbery. He's identified as 20-year-old Salvador Martinez-Romero. The conditions of the two victims are under medical care and are undergoing ...More..

Ruth Bader Ginsburg on impeachment: 'The president is not a lawyer'
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg on impeachment: 'The president is not a lawyer'

Ginsberg said: "The president is not a lawyer, he's not law trained". "The president is not a lawyer", Justice Ginsburg said in response to the tweet . He'd come to be only the third U.S. president to be...More..

Donald Trump impeachment: What happens next?
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Donald Trump impeachment: What happens next?

A two-thirds majority is required in the Senate to fire the President. The Senate is controlled by Mr Trump's fellow Republicans, who have shown little sign they will find him guilty. Treason, bribery, perjury ...More..

Thousands protest over citizenship law in multiple locations in Delhi
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Thousands protest over citizenship law in multiple locations in Delhi

Shah has underscored the government's commitment to bring in NRC , another contentious provision, which seeks to identify infiltrators and take action against them. Modi has defended it as a humanitarian gestu...More..

USA diplomat's wife charged over teen's death in crash
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

USA diplomat's wife charged over teen's death in crash

Following the crash, British police said Sacoolas indicated to them that she didn't plan to leave the country in the near future, but Sacoolas returned to the USA, circumventing the investigation and claiming...More..

First humans to walk upright survived longer than we thought
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

First humans to walk upright survived longer than we thought

The only exception was a place called Ngandong, on the Indonesian island of Java. "The site is a critical piece in solving the puzzle that is human evolution in Island Southeast Asia", said Putt, who is also a ...More..

Japanese journalist Shiori Ito wins damages in high-profile rape case
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Japanese journalist Shiori Ito wins damages in high-profile rape case

The accused reporter has repeatedly denied the allegations. This is no longer the kill, ' she added. Accused: Noriyuki Yamaguchi (right) and his lawyer attend a press conference in Tokyo today. Judge Akihiro ...More..

Trump blasts Christian magazine that called for his removal
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Trump blasts Christian magazine that called for his removal

But it said the impeachment process over Trump's efforts to leverage his public office to solicit Ukraine's investigations ahead of the 2020 USA election showed he "betrayed his constitutional oath". "We lo...More..

‘Nice school shooting’ needed amid impeachment, Denver radio host says. He’s fired
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

‘Nice school shooting’ needed amid impeachment, Denver radio host says. He’s fired

A Denver talk radio show has been canceled after its host was caught on the air wishing for "a nice school shooting " to interrupt news coverage of "the never-ending impeachment of Donald Trump ". In May, t...More..

Some voters 'wanted to shoot Corbyn' - ex-Labour MP
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Some voters 'wanted to shoot Corbyn' - ex-Labour MP

Ms Thornberry said not dealing with anti-Semitism was another mistake by Labour, which she said was "horrific" and a "shame to our party". "The truth is that while making a clear break with the New Labour e...More..

Circumstantial evidence: Ex-Taliban hostage found not guilty of abusing wife
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Circumstantial evidence: Ex-Taliban hostage found not guilty of abusing wife

A Canadian court on Thursday acquitted former Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle of multiple charges of abusing his American wife, Caitlan Coleman, marking another dramatic turn in the saga of a couple who spent five...More..

Chinese national arrested in US for illegally entering Trumps Mar-a-Lago
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Chinese national arrested in US for illegally entering Trumps Mar-a-Lago

Jing Lu, 56, is charged with misdemeanor counts of loitering or prowling and resisting arrest without violence. When officers approached her, Lu 'balled up her hands into fists, crossed her arms on her chest,...More..

Russian spy ship operating ‘in unsafe manner’ off Southeast coast, officials say
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Russian spy ship operating ‘in unsafe manner’ off Southeast coast, officials say

Navy outposts such as Norfolk, Virginia, Mayport, Florida, and Kings Bay, Georgia Navy submarine base. "Vessels transiting these waters should maintain a sharp lookout and use extreme caution when navigating ...More..

Three People Shot in Westerly, According to Law Enforcement Sources
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Three People Shot in Westerly, According to Law Enforcement Sources

The lockdowns have since been lifted, police said. One of the victims is in critical condition at Westerly Hospital and is being transported to Yale New Haven Hospital in CT, according to Lacey. Connecticut S...More..

Hezbollah-backed Diab designated new Lebanon PM
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Hezbollah-backed Diab designated new Lebanon PM

President Michel Aoun is due to hold formal consultations with Lebanon's 128 lawmakers on their choice for prime minister throughout the day, and must designate the candidate with the greatest support. The no...More..

Trump Took Ukraine Meddling Cue From Putin
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Trump Took Ukraine Meddling Cue From Putin

Heritage Foundation senior legal fellow John Malcolm reacts to House vote on impeachment . "We spent a lot of time. trying to refute this one in the first year of the administration", Fiona Hill, a former se...More..

Maguindanao Massacre: Supreme Court of the Philippines will issue a verdict
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Maguindanao Massacre: Supreme Court of the Philippines will issue a verdict

Al Jazeera looks back at what happened and the struggle for justice for the families of those who were killed . The judge ordered the Ampatuan siblings to pay P129.57 million in damages to the victims' heirs...More..

Americans will spend more than $5.5B on Christmas trees in 2019
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Americans will spend more than $5.5B on Christmas trees in 2019

York Christmas Trees sells around 10,000 and 11,000 trees a year, through both wholesale and retail. Dad's solution to who would cut down the tree was also flawless ... But he's confident he'll have enough tree...More..

When do MPs vote on the bill for Boris Johnson's Brexit deal?
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

When do MPs vote on the bill for Boris Johnson's Brexit deal?

But they have little idea what he plans to do with it. The commanding House of Commons majority won by Johnson's Conservative Party in last week's general election all but guarantees he will be able to turn...More..