I Had a ‘Very Good Talk With the Leader of the Taliban’

Trump suggested the phone call was not his first. Afghan authorities also say that the Taliban need to give them an assurance that after their fighters are released, they will not return to the battlefield. "The relationship is very good that I have... More..

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Australia confirms first coronavirus death
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Australia confirms first coronavirus death

His wife remained in stable condition in hospital. Separately, Armenia reported its first coronavirus infection yesterday. He added that the elderly man's death didn't come as a surprise to doctors as it's kn...More..

Pope Francis tests negative for coronavirus after canceling events due to illness
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Pope Francis tests negative for coronavirus after canceling events due to illness

In a report by a top media outlet in Italy Messaggero, Pope tested negative for the virus following a series of "routine" checks. Pope Francis coughing when he was delivering his weekly message on Sunda...More..

India Summons Iranian Envoy Over Comments by Foreign Minister on Delhi Violence
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

India Summons Iranian Envoy Over Comments by Foreign Minister on Delhi Violence

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) had also given its take on the violence, by tweeting, "The OIC condemns recent and alarming violence against Muslims in India, resulting in the death and injury of ...More..

Tornadoes hit downtown Nashville
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Tornadoes hit downtown Nashville

Nashville Public Schools are closed. Officials said the tornadoes also caused widespread damage to buildings in the city. Lightning strikes in Nashville, Tennessee on March 3, 2020 .in this screen grab obta...More..

by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

China threatens retaliation over US 'bullying' of state media

Chinese citizens working for other media organizations in the United States are unaffected by the cap, the State Department said . The Chinese regime has been presiding over a "deepening crackdown" on indepe...More..

This is what you can expect from the Monday weather forecast
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

This is what you can expect from the Monday weather forecast

We'll see a mostly cloudy sky on Tuesday with a few showers possible at times. Tuesday Night - Mostly cloudy skies, a chance of showers before 10 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Scattered shower...More..

Deadly blast hits in eastern Afghanistan as Taliban end partial truce
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Deadly blast hits in eastern Afghanistan as Taliban end partial truce

The partial truce between the US, the Taliban and Afghan forces lasted for the week running up to the signing of the US-Taliban accord in Doha on Saturday, and was extended over the weekend. USA officials hav...More..

Explosion in Afghanistan kills three, dents USA hopes for peace
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Explosion in Afghanistan kills three, dents USA hopes for peace

It follows an announcement by President Ashraf Ghani that his government would continue a partial truce until talks between Afghan officials and the Taliban begin on 10 March. His remarks come against the bac...More..

Exit Polls: Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party On Track to Win Israeli Elections
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Exit Polls: Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party On Track to Win Israeli Elections

Regardless of the final outcome, the vote seemed to mark a devastating setback for Benny Gantz's Blue and White party and its allies on the center-left, who had grand ambitions the topple Netanyahu after mo...More..

British PM Boris Johnson Backs ''Fantastic'' Priti Patel Amid Bullying Row
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

British PM Boris Johnson Backs ''Fantastic'' Priti Patel Amid Bullying Row

As controversy surrounds the cabinet office with allegations of bullying against the Indian-origin minister by Sir Philip Rutnam, her former permanent secretary, Johnson was asked to speak about the issue dur...More..

UW-Madison students brought home from Italy due to coronavirus
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

UW-Madison students brought home from Italy due to coronavirus

Italy is on a level 3 warning "reconsider travel" after a recent COVID-19 outbreak that has killed 35 people. "It is requested that you return to the USA, or at least leave areas affected by COVID-19", Direct...More..

USA coronavirus death toll rises to 6
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

USA coronavirus death toll rises to 6

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, whose state has one confirmed case, welcomed the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) allowing New York to test for the virus that has killed more than 3,00...More..

With liner Diamond Princess evacuated all passengers and crew
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

With liner Diamond Princess evacuated all passengers and crew

An agent of the regional health authority was at the port to offer face masks and leaflets with coronavirus prevention measures, but disembarking tourists were not seen having their temperature taken. Over two-...More..

Seoul wants sect boss charged with murder over outbreak
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Seoul wants sect boss charged with murder over outbreak

Mainstream Christian churches in South Korea often deride the Shincheonji Church as a doomsday cult, and followers sometimes even hide their membership from family members. Worldwide, there have been nearly...More..

The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm

He said 22 people in the USA had been stricken by the disease, of whom one had died and four were deemed "very ill". There are now four such cases in the United States, all on the Pacific seaboard, in additio...More..

NY beefs up coronavirus testing; SU makes plans in event dorms close
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

NY beefs up coronavirus testing; SU makes plans in event dorms close

Cuomo say sit underscores the importance of the ability for New York State to ensure efficient and rapid turnaround. Her husband, who is also a health care worker, was tested for the new coronavirus and is ...More..

Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court rejects convict Pawan Gupta's curative petition
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court rejects convict Pawan Gupta's curative petition

Gupta had filed the plea last Friday, seeking to commute his death sentence to life imprisonment. But on 31 January, the court indefinitely postponed the hanging. The four men convicted in the rape and killin...More..

Global virus death toll tops 3000 as cases soar around world
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Global virus death toll tops 3000 as cases soar around world

A second person died in the northwestern USA state of Washington as President Donald Trump , who has downplayed the risk of a major outbreak, faced criticism over his administration's preparedness. The man's w...More..

Former NFL Player Declares Donald Trump The
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Former NFL Player Declares Donald Trump The "First Black President"

Scores of events have been cancelled or postponed over the virus, while more than 70 countries raised their travel restrictions against South Korea. Other residents and staff are "ill with respiratory symptom...More..

Greta Thunberg acknowledges graphic decal
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Greta Thunberg acknowledges graphic decal

The sticker has a black-and-white drawing of a female figure's bare back with hands pulling on her braided pigtails and the name " Greta " written below. The age of majority - when a person is considered an adu...More..

Jacinda Ardern Calls Out Australia for Deporting 'Your Problems'
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Jacinda Ardern Calls Out Australia for Deporting 'Your Problems'

About 1,500 Kiwis have been caught in the dragnet - nearly half the total of 4,000 - and Wellington has raised concerns previously that some of those deported allegedly grew up in Australia and have no ties to ...More..

Sacked security guard holds dozens hostage at Philippine mall
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Sacked security guard holds dozens hostage at Philippine mall

The shooter, believed to be a disgruntled security guard, opened fire at the V-Mall in the San Juan City area of Metro Manila shortly before noon. "We have confirmed reports of. The suspect was apparently d...More..

Sanders confident of successful election campaign
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Sanders confident of successful election campaign

It was about the the most critical Warren has been of Sanders so far in the campaign; but the stakes are getting higher. Sanders did not refer to Warren in either speech, but appeared to contrast their approa...More..

Boris Johnson And Carrie Symonds Are Engaged And Having A Baby
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Boris Johnson And Carrie Symonds Are Engaged And Having A Baby

Ms Symonds and Mr Johnson, who live together in Downing Street, recently arrived back from a luxury Caribbean vacation in Mustique. She then accompanied Mr Johnson to the Conservative Party Conference last Oc...More..

Pence says 'there's no question' USA will have more cases of coronavirus
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Pence says 'there's no question' USA will have more cases of coronavirus

Alarm has spread in the U.S. since late yesterday when health officials in Washington state, OR and California reported new cases among people who have not travelled recently to countries hit hard by the outbre...More..

British passenger dies from coronavirus whilst in quarantine
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

British passenger dies from coronavirus whilst in quarantine

A total of 705 passengers and 3,711 crew aboard the Diamond Princess have been diagnosed with coronavirus . He one of several people who were aboard the ship to die from the flu-like virus - and the first ...More..

United Kingdom witnesses wettest February on record
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

United Kingdom witnesses wettest February on record

In the Maam Valley in County Galway , dramatic video footage captured the moment a lorry was blown on its side by the force of the winds. Crews from Welshpool Fire Station dealt with the incident on the A490...More..

North Korea 'fires two missiles in first test of the year'
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

North Korea 'fires two missiles in first test of the year'

They say the projectiles were fired from near the eastern city of Wonsan. It also carried out static engine tests, most recently in December. A plan is under way to evacuate some 60 quarantined foreign dipl...More..

Coronavirus kills 2nd man in Washington state, officials say
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Coronavirus kills 2nd man in Washington state, officials say

He did not say where the woman lived, but the New York Times , citing unnamed state officials, said the woman was in New York City. The death does not appear to be linked to the long-term care facility, offi...More..

Slovaks poised to oust ruling Smer party in election clouded by graft
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Slovaks poised to oust ruling Smer party in election clouded by graft

In the first parliamentary election since the murder two years ago of journalist Jan Kuciak, the Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OLANO) party took nearly 25 per cent of the vote, compared with ...More..

Australia's first coronavirus death confirmed as former Diamond Cruise passenger
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Australia's first coronavirus death confirmed as former Diamond Cruise passenger

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard said 80 people were being reviewed and tested. The Ministry of Health said the Voyager of the Seas passengers have the flu or gastro. There are now 27 confirmed cases in Austr...More..

Satellite images coronavirus decreased pollution over China
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Satellite images coronavirus decreased pollution over China

China's lockdown in order to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus has had one unexpected side-effect - a sustained drop in air pollution. In January, Chinese authorities locked down several cities ...More..

After South Carolina win, Biden takes aim at Sanders' 'very controversial' ideas
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

After South Carolina win, Biden takes aim at Sanders' 'very controversial' ideas

Seven candidates remain in the race to take on incumbent Donald Trump in the November election . Biden acknowledged the possibility of a contested first ballot at the Democratic convention. "We can say ...More..

Hubei, epicentre of China's coronavirus outbreak, reports sharp drop in new cases
by | Monday, March 02, 2020

Hubei, epicentre of China's coronavirus outbreak, reports sharp drop in new cases

The three new cases outside Hubei is the lowest since the National Health Commission began compiling daily numbers on January 20. Of the 573 confirmed cases, 570 were reported from Hubei and its capital ...More..