Boat carrying 600 gallons of diesel capsizes off Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos, a UNESCO World Heritage site , are home to some of the most unique and scientifically significant ecosystems on earth. The remote islands are roughly 600 miles away from Ecuador , the country that owns them. The island chain is renow... More..

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Muslims should not get misled as regards C(A)A: Mayawati
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Muslims should not get misled as regards C(A)A: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday appealed the Centre to remove all apprehensions, especially of Muslims over the issue of Citizenship law and National Register of Citizens ( NRC ). Islamic groups, the opposi...More..

All is bright for Christmas Day, forecasters say
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

All is bright for Christmas Day, forecasters say

Dewhurst said there was unlikely to be any significant snowfall this year. Highs on Christmas Day, Wednesday, may be a degree or two cooler in some areas than Tuesday . A severe yellow weather warning had ...More..

France says it carried out first armed drone strike in Mali
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

France says it carried out first armed drone strike in Mali

During his election campaign for the presidency, Macron had created a storm by calling France's colonisation of Algeria a crime against humanity. French President Emmanuel Macron had earlier announced tha...More..

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to 19 Associated Press
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to 19 Associated Press

On December 9 he chose to take the tour of Whakaari / White Island, leaving Bianca and his two younger daughters and other family members behind on the ship. The latest victim died at Middlemore Hospital in A...More..

German police find missing boy inside suspect's cupboard
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

German police find missing boy inside suspect's cupboard

He has been taken to a clinic where his psychological state is being assessed. In a statement, police said that "there is now no indication the boy was held in the apartment against his will". In the meanti...More..

'I never understood wind': Trump goes on freakish tirade against windmills
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

'I never understood wind': Trump goes on freakish tirade against windmills

President Trump: "I never understood wind, you know I know windmills very much". "You know , I know windmills very much". However, several of his claims were false or misleading. Trump influences your...More..

by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

India's BJP concedes defeat in Jharkhand state assembly election

The poll outcome has endorsed Hemant Soren, the JMM's working president, as not only the inheritor of his father Shibu Soren's legacy as the foremost tribal leader of the state, but also expressly manifested th...More..

Presidential elections can be held in Afghanistan again
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Presidential elections can be held in Afghanistan again

Ghani's rival Abdullah Abdullah has rejected the result and announced to challenge it. The Stability and Convergence election campaign team led by Afghan Chief Executive and presidential candidate Abdullah...More..

Trump invites Boris Johnson to White House as Brexit looms
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Trump invites Boris Johnson to White House as Brexit looms

Before Parliament four times rejected a bill that opens the way to ensure that the country left the European Union until 31 January 2020. He said the vote "paves the path for a new agreement on our future r...More..

Shoaib Akhtar Likens Virat Kohli’s Captaincy To Imran Khan
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Shoaib Akhtar Likens Virat Kohli’s Captaincy To Imran Khan

So I started saving money and got tattoos inked", he said."I go to watch every cricket match of Virat Kohli within the country. Virat Kohli named captain of Australia's Test team for the decadeVirat Kohli...More..

Afghan President Ghani secures 2nd term in office
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Afghan President Ghani secures 2nd term in office

IEC said the total turnout was over 1.8 million with Ghani securing 50.64 per cent to win the first round of voting, beating his main rival Abdullah who now shares power with him in a unity government. "We, w...More..

Leading Republican senator says impeachment witnesses not ruled out
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Leading Republican senator says impeachment witnesses not ruled out

Trump has impeached himself, and McConnell's stance isn't fooling anyone. Hopefully, McConnell's refusal to allow any witnesses in the Senate trial will not stand. Another close Trump associate, Sam Nunberg,...More..

Algerian army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah dies
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Algerian army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah dies

Gaid Salah , Algeria's de facto strongman suffered a heart attack on the morning of 23 December 2019 and was rushed to a military hospital in Algiers , where he died a few hours later. In 2004, he was appoin...More..

Texas barber shot over 13-year-old’s haircut, sheriff’s office says
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Texas barber shot over 13-year-old’s haircut, sheriff’s office says

Police are searching for a suspect who they say shot a barbershop employee during an argument over a haircut given to his son. The barbershop employee was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital, ABC13 reported ....More..

Girl Finds Message From Prisoner in China in Supermarket Christmas Card
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Girl Finds Message From Prisoner in China in Supermarket Christmas Card

The message, as reported by a British daily, read that they were foreign prisoners in Shanghai Qinqpu prison and were forced to work against their will. A young girl in the United Kingdom found the note in ...More..

Massive crash causes 45-car pile up on U.S. interstate
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Massive crash causes 45-car pile up on U.S. interstate

Dozens of people were injured in a 69-car pileup along a Virginia interstate, according to officials. Police did not say how many people were hurt but said injuries ranged from minor to life-threatening. T...More..

Australia's PM Defends Climate Policy Amid Wildfire Crisis
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Australia's PM Defends Climate Policy Amid Wildfire Crisis

At a media conference afterwards he said he took the holiday to keep a commitment to his children. "They know that I'm not going to stand there and hold a hose - I'm not a trained fire fighter, nor am I an ex...More..

U.S. Service Member Killed in Afghanistan Two Days Before Christmas
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

U.S. Service Member Killed in Afghanistan Two Days Before Christmas

Last month two American soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in the eastern Logar province. At least 20 Americans have been killed in combat in Afghanistan in 2019, and there have been more than 2,400...More..

'We're next': Hong Kongers rally for China's Uighurs
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

'We're next': Hong Kongers rally for China's Uighurs

Xi " noted that the U.S. behaviors have interfered in China's internal affairs and harmed China's interests, which is detrimental to the mutual trust and bilateral cooperation", the state-controlled outlet sai...More..

Army chief says quest for peace shouldnt be mistaken as weakness
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Army chief says quest for peace shouldnt be mistaken as weakness

He said India may carry out "fake operation" to divert the world's attention from ongoing protests against citizenship law. Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has reiterated his resolve to protect the cou...More..

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to 19
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to 19

Ms Waghorn, who came out of her induced coma last Friday sustained burns to 45 percent of her body and is undergoing surgeries every few days for skin grafts. On Wednesday, police said they would be scaling d...More..

Fuel spill off Galapagos Islands
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Fuel spill off Galapagos Islands "under control"

One person was injured. Emergency teams and the Ecuadorian military are now working to control the spill around San Cristobal Island, erecting containment barriers and absorbents cloths sent from Santa Cruz t...More..

Trump Invites Boris Johnson to White House, Rumors Say UK PM Reluctant
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Trump Invites Boris Johnson to White House, Rumors Say UK PM Reluctant

But it is clear that both sides want to make it happen some time in early 2020", the Times quoted a source close to the White House as saying. Leaders of NATO alliance countries, and its secretary general...More..

Prince George Makes Christmas Pudding With Queen Elizabeth In New Photos
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Prince George Makes Christmas Pudding With Queen Elizabeth In New Photos

Philip was taken to hospital as a precaution for treatment of an existing condition, Buckingham Palace said last week. Prince Charles , Prince Of Wales meets emergency services personnel during a visit t...More..

Impeachment Could Only ‘Embolden’ Trump, Adam Schiff Warns
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Impeachment Could Only ‘Embolden’ Trump, Adam Schiff Warns

When Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) reached out to the Republican leadership last week about calling witnesses at Donald Trump's impeachment trial, the New York Democrat pointed to several ...More..

Winter Warm-Up into Monday, Turning Seasonable By Christmas Day
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Winter Warm-Up into Monday, Turning Seasonable By Christmas Day

That will continue through the 25th. Present indications suggest that wet and windy weather will remain with us early on Thursday , with a clearance from the west later. With one more sleep until Christmas ...More..

No Christmas at Notre-Dame, first in 200 years
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

No Christmas at Notre-Dame, first in 200 years

The iconic Notre Dame Cathedral will not hold Christmas services for the first time in over 200 years, following the devastating blaze that ravaged the renowned structure earlier this year, officials said. Th...More..

Manuel Marrero becomes new PM of Cuba
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Manuel Marrero becomes new PM of Cuba

Cuba President Miguel Diaz Canal has appointed the Prime Minister in the country after more than 40 years. Fidel Castro was Cuba's last prime minister. Deputy prime ministers and other members of the Counc...More..

Pompeo rebukes China and Russian Federation for vetoing United Nations aid to Syria
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Pompeo rebukes China and Russian Federation for vetoing United Nations aid to Syria

Turkey wants Syrian refugees to return to a "safe zone" in the north-east of Syria that was seized from Kurdish-led forces in October. "To Russia and China , who have chosen to make a political statement b...More..

Fog, ice cause 35-plus auto pileup on Virginia highway
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Fog, ice cause 35-plus auto pileup on Virginia highway

In the immediate aftermath of the accidents, the Virginia Department of Transportation closed both the westbound lanes, where the accidents had occurred, and the eastbound lanes, due to the rubber necking of ca...More..

Las Vegas apartment complex fire kills at least 6, injures 13
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Las Vegas apartment complex fire kills at least 6, injures 13

When the firefighters arrived at the three story wood frame building with 42 apartments, several people were hanging out of windows, along with thick black smoke bellowing out. Residents told investigators that...More..

Trade ministers meet amid North Korea tensions
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Trade ministers meet amid North Korea tensions

Topping the agenda of their talks, ... the geopolitical situation on the Korean Peninsula. "China and (South Korea) should deepen and develop their strategic cooperative partnership, accommodate each other's ...More..

Debbie Dingell: 'Don't Want, Need Apology' From Trump
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Debbie Dingell: 'Don't Want, Need Apology' From Trump

On the second article, which is obstruction of congress, the federal lawmakers voted 229 to 198 for Trump to be impeached. Rep. Debbie Dingell , D-Mich., on Sunday said President Donald Trump crossed a l...More..

US Secretary of State Slams ICC Israeli
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

US Secretary of State Slams ICC Israeli "War Crimes" Investigation

The full ruling by the court details the "reasonable basis to believe that war crimes were committed in at least three incidents during the 2014 Gaza war" by members of the Israel Defence Forces (IDF), incl...More..