Iran plane ends up on highway after pilot 'misses' runway

The incident that occurred in Mahshahr city, southwestern Khuzestan province, follows the shooting down of a Ukraine International Airlines flight on Iranian soil with 176 people on board. The plane made an emergency landing-on a busy street ... More..

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Passenger plane crashes in Afghanistan
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

Passenger plane crashes in Afghanistan

It wasn't immediately clear whether there were casualties from the crash. Hours after the incident, Noori said the plane was on fire and villagers were trying to extinguish it. The Civil Aviation Authority ...More..

Netanyahu in Washington: Will a Deal of The Century be Unveiled?
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

Netanyahu in Washington: Will a Deal of The Century be Unveiled?

Both Netanyahu and Gantz are scheduled to meet with Trump, separately and privately, in the White House on Monday. And there had been much speculation that he would decline the White House invitation over con...More..

by | Monday, January 27, 2020

United Nations releases $10m to fight devastating East Africa locust swarms

For Ethiopia and Somalia, the infestation is the biggest in 25 years, and for Kenya it is the greatest swarm in 70 years, according to the FAO . He said that DLCO had projected to stop the locusts from mov...More..

5 cases of coronavirus infections now confirmed in US — CDC
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

5 cases of coronavirus infections now confirmed in US — CDC

Five U.S. cases of the coronavirus that has killed 56 people and sickened 2,000 in China have been confirmed by health officials. China has locked down the hard-hit province of Hubei in the country's centre...More..

Bolton says Trump tied Ukraine funds to Biden inquiry, according to report
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

Bolton says Trump tied Ukraine funds to Biden inquiry, according to report

Ms Yovanovitch, who was recalled from her post in May 2019, has testified in Mr Trump's impeachment inquiry. As lead impeachment manager, Mr Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, played a cent...More..

Steve Scalise statement on Louisiana becoming America's first pro-life state
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

Steve Scalise statement on Louisiana becoming America's first pro-life state

Today's appearance by Trump - whose position on abortion has changed dramatically since he declared in a 1999 interview, "I am pro-choice in every respect" - comes in the midst of his ongoing impeachment trial ...More..

London Faces Outrage as City Prepares for New Surveillance Tech
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

London Faces Outrage as City Prepares for New Surveillance Tech

Research by the London Policing Ethics Panel found that while 57% of those surveyed considered LFR by the MPS to be acceptable, a majority of Black (63%) and Asian (57%) people were opposed to its use. Poli...More..

Trump to fire up base with anti-abortion rally speech
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Trump to fire up base with anti-abortion rally speech

The appearance made clear that, as he heads into the 2020 election, Trump is counting on conservative Christians to help reelect him. The group recited prayers and read Scripture passages and sang with guitar...More..

Why Washington state’s health experts aren’t panicking yet about the Wuhan coronavirus
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Why Washington state’s health experts aren’t panicking yet about the Wuhan coronavirus

Scientists also are turning to infection-fighting proteins known as monoclonal antibodies, or mAbs, that were developed against the SARS and MERS coronaviruses. He warned we may soon be having quite a different...More..

Two possible cases of Coronavirus not far from the Valley
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Two possible cases of Coronavirus not far from the Valley

Large cultural activities during the spring festival in Beijing such as temple fairs were cancelled to prevent the spread of the virus. Flora said the Bangladesh authorities screened a total of 900 travellers...More..

Germany shooting leaves six dead, including suspect's parents
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Germany shooting leaves six dead, including suspect's parents

Six people were killed and two were seriously injured after a shooting on Friday in southwestern German town of Rot am See. There was no evidence that anyone else was involved in the shooting, they said. The ...More..

by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

"Take her out!" Trump tells Giuliani pals of ambassador in new recording

Joseph Bondy , Parnas' attorney, told The Daily Beast Friday that the recording reviewed by ABC was made by Igor Fruman, another associate of Giuliani. Both Parnas and Fruman were charged with violating...More..

US Says 34 Troops Diagnosed With Traumatic Brain Injury After Iran Strike
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

US Says 34 Troops Diagnosed With Traumatic Brain Injury After Iran Strike

Soleimani was killed alongside leading Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and other members of their entourage amid a deadly cycle of tensions involving the USA and forces aligned with Iran in Iraq ...More..

Lebanon: New Cabinet Greeted with Demonstrations
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Lebanon: New Cabinet Greeted with Demonstrations

A handout picture provided by the Lebanese photo agency Dalati and Nohra shows Lebanon's Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri (C-L) and President Michel Aoun (C) and prime minister designate Hassan Diab (C-R) pos...More..

Three children found dead in Dublin house named as brothers and sister
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Three children found dead in Dublin house named as brothers and sister

A female relative, aged in her 40s, was found at the scene and is now receiving medical attention in Tallaght University Hospital. Officers were called to the house after a woman in her 40s was found "wanderi...More..

What does the Jeff Bezos hacking investigation mean for MBS?
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

What does the Jeff Bezos hacking investigation mean for MBS?

The UN expert also said they have relevant information that throws light on the involvement of Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince of Saudi Arabia, in the hacking of Bezos' phone. As reported by Wall Street Jo...More..

Canada to Consider USMCA Next Week
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Canada to Consider USMCA Next Week

He says the agenda also includes a new ban on assault weapons, strengthening health care, battling climate change, and seeking meaningful reconciliation with First Nations. "The predictability that we have for ...More..

Mount Vesuvius eruption victim’s brain turned to glass, new research says
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Mount Vesuvius eruption victim’s brain turned to glass, new research says

This has happened for the very first time.The ash that had erupted from the volcano had wreaked havoc in Pompeii , Italy and its neighbouring areas. Hundreds of others fled to the beach in a vain attempt t...More..

An Iconic News Anchor Is Dead at 85
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

An Iconic News Anchor Is Dead at 85

His anchor desk successor, Judy Woodruff , said in a statement on Thursday: "I am broken because I lost someone who was central to my professional life, a mentor for me, and someone whose friendship I have val...More..

Huawei to be given
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Huawei to be given "limited" role in United Kingdom 5G

The decision is similar to that made past year by former Prime Minister Theresa May, with a spokesman for current prime minister Boris Johnson saying , "The work on the issue of high risk vendors in the 5G n...More..

'Get rid of her': Trump reportedly called for removal of Ukraine ambassador
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

'Get rid of her': Trump reportedly called for removal of Ukraine ambassador

If the recording is authentic, it would bolster Democrats' argument that Trump associates spent almost a year trying to oust the ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch , because they saw her as an obstacle in their eff...More..

Iraq protest tents set ablaze after cleric withdraws support
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Iraq protest tents set ablaze after cleric withdraws support

With that cover gone, many in the four-month-old movement feared the worst. "Al-Sadr has shown the he can bring large numbers to the street, by asking his supporters to withdraw yesterday nigh is showing that...More..

Pompeo loses temper, curses at journalist over Ukraine questions
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Pompeo loses temper, curses at journalist over Ukraine questions

In an interview aired on NPR's " All Things Considered " on Friday, Pompeo instead replied to NPR's Mary Louise Kelly question by saying, "You know, I agreed to come on your show today to talk about Iran"...More..

by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

18 people confirmed dead in Turkey natural disaster

This means it requires assistance at the national level but is one stage short of needing worldwide help. Separately, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, condoling with the leadership and people of Turkey...More..

Hong Kong declares emergency & cancels New Year celebrations as coronavirus spreads
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Hong Kong declares emergency & cancels New Year celebrations as coronavirus spreads

Chinese officials have scrambled to contain the virus, also known as 2019-nCoV. In addition, 19 provinces reported 1118 new suspected cases with 30 provinces now reporting at least one case. Authorities c...More..

Total Number of Coronavirus Cases in China Rises to 830, 25 Deaths
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Total Number of Coronavirus Cases in China Rises to 830, 25 Deaths

The cities are Wuhan, where the illness has been concentrated, and nine of its neighbors in central China's Hubei province . China says the virus is mutating and can be transmitted through human contact....More..

‘3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy’s voice recreated’
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

‘3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy’s voice recreated’

Indeed, with this proof-of-concept experiment done, the researchers can now look to other possibilities, such as recreating words and even entire sentences. Prof David Howard from Royal Holloway said: "I ...More..

European Union chiefs sign Brexit deal ahead of parliamentary vote
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

European Union chiefs sign Brexit deal ahead of parliamentary vote

With Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel's formal endorsement, the text will now go to the European Parliament on Wednesday, January 29 for ratification. Following its departure, Britain will enter a tr...More..

At least Four dead in powerful quake in eastern Turkey
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

At least Four dead in powerful quake in eastern Turkey

The US Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.7 tremor struck Elazig province at 8:55 p.m., local time. Television footage showed rescuers searching for survivors among debris. Zekeriya Gunes, 68, a resident of...More..

Trump unveils Space Force logo
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Trump unveils Space Force logo

The circular logo shows an upward-pointing delta graphic laid over a representation of a globe in the center, surrounded by stars and text that reads "United States Space Force" on top and "Department of the ...More..

Canada: One dead, 5 tourists missing after snowmobile plunges into freezing water
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Canada: One dead, 5 tourists missing after snowmobile plunges into freezing water

Two snowmobiles similar to those used by the original group of eight tourists and their Canadian guide were found on Wednesday at the bottom of Saint-Jean Lake near where the accident occurred. The cause of the...More..

Elizabeth Warren campaign lays out strategy for primaries and beyond
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Elizabeth Warren campaign lays out strategy for primaries and beyond

Warren's campaign is also hoping to focus on states that vote between Super Tuesday and the beginning of April, saying it has "several hundred" organizing staffers in places like Alabama and Washington stat...More..

U.S. troops injured in recent Iranian strike: Pentagon
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

U.S. troops injured in recent Iranian strike: Pentagon

President Donald Trump had initially said no troops were injured in the January 8 strike on the Ain al-Asad air base in western Iraq in a retaliation attack for the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani ....More..

Iran will never seek nuclear weapons: President Rouhani
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Iran will never seek nuclear weapons: President Rouhani

Emphasizing that economic power is impossible without political power, Rouhani said, "We can not cut our relations and interaction with the world and at the same time gain economic power". Iran has always insis...More..