Officials believe Al-Qaeda leader killed in USA airstrike

The CIA declined to comment. The White House did not comment on whether his retweeting was confirmation of the death. In 2006, Rimi and other AQAP members escaped from prison in Yemen to establish what the USA considered to be one of al-Qaida's m... More..

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Italy to discuss declaring coronavirus emergency after first two cases
by | Sunday, February 02, 2020

Italy to discuss declaring coronavirus emergency after first two cases

The UK announced its first two cases on Friday, and said that the patients - identified as family members - were being closely monitored. The Italian government has declared a six-month state of emergency aft...More..

Secretary of State Pompeo tells Ukraine that Trump remains its fiercest supporter
by | Sunday, February 02, 2020

Secretary of State Pompeo tells Ukraine that Trump remains its fiercest supporter

Pompeo added there would be no conditions preventing President Zelenskiy from visiting Washington and that they were working on a suitable time in the future to make it happen. Zelenskiy also said he still want...More..

Wuhan virus: Philippine carriers cancel flights to China over coronavirus
by | Sunday, February 02, 2020

Wuhan virus: Philippine carriers cancel flights to China over coronavirus

The DOH won't reveal what hospital the Chinese patient has been admitted to, which I don't think is the right thing to do. Duque said all measures needed to contain the spread of the virus were being strict...More..

Cruise companies cancel departures from Chinese ports
by | Sunday, February 02, 2020

Cruise companies cancel departures from Chinese ports

They were thought to board the vessel on January 25 for its one-week cruise in the western Mediterranean, reported the Sun . The U.S. has declared a public health emergency and announced on Friday that f...More..

Emergency warnings for bushfires near Creewah and Bredbo as temperatures peak
by | Sunday, February 02, 2020

Emergency warnings for bushfires near Creewah and Bredbo as temperatures peak

Tharwa has been shut off by road closures since Saturday morning. Authorities shut down a major highway out of Canberra and issued warnings for some residents that it was already too late to evacuate. In the ...More..

Man opens fire in Shaheen Bagh area; taken into custody by police
by | Sunday, February 02, 2020

Man opens fire in Shaheen Bagh area; taken into custody by police

Women cutting across different strata have been gathering at South Delhi's Shaheen Bagh over the past month to stage sit-in protests, claiming the new law dampens the secular fabric of the Indian Constitution. ...More..

by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

China says USA raising travel advisory 'not a gesture of goodwill'

USA health officials on Saturday confirmed an eighth case of the virus, a person in MA who recently returned from Hubei province. The new restrictions begin Sunday afternoon. The State Department said it woul...More..

Second Air India flight departs from Delhi to bring Indians in Wuhan
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Second Air India flight departs from Delhi to bring Indians in Wuhan

A Pakistani student from Wuhan University in China has shared a video on social media to highlight how Indian students were being evacuated from the city, where the novel coronavirus emerged, while Isla...More..

Trump reverses restrictions on landmines
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Trump reverses restrictions on landmines

Under a policy introduced in 2014, then-president Barack Obama had prohibited the military from using any landmines anywhere in the world except in defence of South Korea. As a result, the Pentagon will issue a...More..

Congress Votes 'No War Against Iran,' In Rebuke To Trump
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Congress Votes 'No War Against Iran,' In Rebuke To Trump

On January 9, the House had passed a resolution asking Donald Trump to seek Congressional permission before carrying out any measure against Iran in the backlash of the assassination of Soleimani. "And just o...More..

First Person-to-Person Spread of Coronavirus Confirmed in the U.S.
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

First Person-to-Person Spread of Coronavirus Confirmed in the U.S.

Ngozi Ezike, the director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, told reporters. But as the virus spread, more and more people were diagnosed with the strain who hadn't come into contact with any animal...More..

Trump Asked Bolton To Join Ukraine Pressure Campaign In Early May
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Trump Asked Bolton To Join Ukraine Pressure Campaign In Early May

Mr. Trump gave the instruction, Mr. Bolton wrote, during an Oval Office conversation in early May that included the acting White House chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney , the president's personal lawyer Rudolph ...More..

S.Korea confirms 7th coronavirus case
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

S.Korea confirms 7th coronavirus case

The assistance reconfirmed the deep bond between South Korean and Chinese people, and the friendly relations between the two countries, it added. South Korea confirmed its first case of the new strain of coro...More..

Russian Federation closes China border as coronavirus spreads
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Russian Federation closes China border as coronavirus spreads

Znak.comreported that the coronavirus was also detected in a college student. Both confirmed coronavirus patients have been isolated in special hospital wards, and their contacts have all been checked for the v...More..

Trump's peace plan 'the slap of the century'
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Trump's peace plan 'the slap of the century'

Palestine's Permanent Representative to the UN Riyad Mansour has described the peace deal submitted by US President Donald Trump as an "earthquake". He said Jordan will continue to back the Palestinian people...More..

CT man accused of killing his wife found dead
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

CT man accused of killing his wife found dead

Tim McKenzie said at a Tuesday press conference . After emergency responders found Dulos in medical distress, Pattis and others initially said that he was dead. According to Dulos's lawyer, his family has fl...More..

Senate rejects new witnesses in Donald Trump impeachment trial
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Senate rejects new witnesses in Donald Trump impeachment trial

Lisa Murkowski, a Republican moderate who Democrats had hoped would vote with them to extend the trial, said the case against Trump was rushed and flawed. If Roberts declines to break a tie, the vote deadlock...More..

Bushfire poses
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Bushfire poses "most serious" fire threat since 2003 to Australian capital

The Orroral fire and the Big Jack Mountain fire near Mount Darragh are also subject of watch-and-act alerts. Temperatures in the nation's capital topped 40C for a second consecutive day with unpredictable win...More..

Google temporarily closing China offices amid coronavirus outbreak
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Google temporarily closing China offices amid coronavirus outbreak

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 7,700 people on the mainland and dozens in other countries. Hongkongers who tried to buy the highly sought-after masks from several websites and out...More..

India reports first case of Coronavirus: Should we worry?
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

India reports first case of Coronavirus: Should we worry?

Ezike, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, said Thursday. That patient was a woman in her 60s who returned from Wuhan on January 13. We appreciate the government of Pakistan's confidence in Ch...More..

Economic Survey pitches reforms, says free market part of India’s ethos
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Economic Survey pitches reforms, says free market part of India’s ethos

The Survey points out: "In 2019, when Indian economy is the fifth largest in the world, our highest ranked bank - State Bank of India - is ranked a lowly 55th in the world and is the only bank to be ranked in...More..

Congressional Budget Office Projects $1.7 Trillion Deficit by 2030
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Congressional Budget Office Projects $1.7 Trillion Deficit by 2030

The long-term outlook additionally displays a change within the CBO's assumptions about rates of interest. After topping US$1 trillion in fiscal 2020, federal deficits will average US$1.3 trillion per year ...More..

Scottish parliament votes to Maintain new independence referendum
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Scottish parliament votes to Maintain new independence referendum

The government's proposal to get power to hold a new referendum on Scotland's independence was backed by parliament, National reported. Speaking on the UK's last day as a member of the European Union, Ms St...More..

Carnival cruise ship in Italy on lockdown as virus scare traps 7000
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Carnival cruise ship in Italy on lockdown as virus scare traps 7000

The ship had visited Marseilles in France and the Spanish ports of Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca this week before docking on Thursday at Civitavecchia , north of Rome. Passengers are seen onboard the Costa ...More..

US bans immigration from Nigeria, five other countries
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

US bans immigration from Nigeria, five other countries

By putting restrictions on the six countries, the Trump administration almost doubles the number of nations targeted by some form of travel ban. People from Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Eritrea and Nigeria will be ...More..

Russian Federation linked to hospital air strike in Syria carnage
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Russian Federation linked to hospital air strike in Syria carnage

Speaking in an online news briefing, USA envoy James Jeffrey said that in the past three days, Syrian government and Russian warplanes had hit Idlib with 200 airstrikes "mainly against civilians", and that seve...More..

Yemen's Houthis say they shot the world at Aramco, another Saudi target
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

Yemen's Houthis say they shot the world at Aramco, another Saudi target

Yemen's Iran-backed Huthi movement said on Wednesday it had carried out operations targeting facilities belonging to Saudi Aramco in Jizan on the Red Sea. The armed Houthi political opposition faction in Yeme...More..

China virus deaths rise to 170 as hit to global economy looms
by | Saturday, February 01, 2020

China virus deaths rise to 170 as hit to global economy looms

UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said little is now known about the virus' impact on children, while noting that additional monitoring and prevention is needed to contain the epidemic. Signs of infect...More..

In Mideast First, UAE Announces Case of New Coronavirus
by | Friday, January 31, 2020

In Mideast First, UAE Announces Case of New Coronavirus

The Ministry stressed that their investigation centres were working tirelessly to monitor any more outbreaks of the virus in the UAE. Total confirmed cases have more than doubled in the past few days - from 2...More..

Pentagon: More TBI Diagnoses Expected Following Attack on US Troops in Iraq
by | Friday, January 31, 2020

Pentagon: More TBI Diagnoses Expected Following Attack on US Troops in Iraq

Top Pentagon officials say the number of troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries following Iran's ballistic missile attack on Al Asad Air Base in Iraq is expected to rise. During Thursday's news ...More..

World Health Organization declares global health emergency
by | Friday, January 31, 2020

World Health Organization declares global health emergency

The first United States case of person-to-person transmission of the coronavirus has been confirmed by health officials. This second person is a Chicago resident and the spouse of the first confirmed trav...More..

2 in custody after police pursuit near Trump's Mar-a-Lago
by | Friday, January 31, 2020

2 in custody after police pursuit near Trump's Mar-a-Lago

When police arrived, the women got into another auto and drove away, and police pursued the vehicle in the direction of Mar-a-Lago, the spokesperson said. EST (1640 GMT) and continued toward the resort's main e...More..

Wilbur Ross: China Virus Impact May Help US Job Market
by | Friday, January 31, 2020

Wilbur Ross: China Virus Impact May Help US Job Market

He noted that Apple was "talking about figuring out how to replace some of the Chinese production" (something it already did to a limited extent but didn't bring any manufacturing to the US and has nothing ...More..

IDF Strikes Hamas Weapons Production Facility
by | Friday, January 31, 2020

IDF Strikes Hamas Weapons Production Facility

Among the targets struck were a weapons manufacturing site and a military compound in which posts used for collection purposes were located. Young Palestinian men, masked in order to avoid being recognised, p...More..