• Akhilesh Yadav re-elected as Samajwadi Party president
Akhilesh Yadav re-elected as Samajwadi Party president

It is a measure of the guile that former U.P. chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has acquired from his father Mulayam Singh Yadav that he has completely outmanoeuvred his uncle Shivpal Yadav and settled the long-festering family feud in his own favour.

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  • Oil Trades Near $50 as US Exports Soar, Putin Comments on Cuts
Oil Trades Near $50 as US Exports Soar, Putin Comments on Cuts

On his journey into central Moscow from Vnukovo airport late on Wednesday, King Salman's limousine passed billboards bearing his photograph and messages in Russian and Arabic welcoming him. Brent crude was up 35 cents at $56.15 a barrel by 1000 GMT. "Today, the King of Saudi Arabia went to Moscow , and at the same time, the president of Turkey...

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  • Kerala yatra loses fizz as Amit Shah quits abruptly
Kerala yatra loses fizz as Amit Shah quits abruptly

After a bandh was enforced, BJP cadre walked on empty streets in Kannur, the home turf of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan . The Kerala unit of the party announced that Shah won't be attending the padayatra, instead he will be in Delhi to attend important meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley .

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  • Girlfriend of Vegas Gunman Arrives in US
Girlfriend of Vegas Gunman Arrives in US

The sheriff said on Monday that Ms Danley was in Japan but in the latest media conference he said she was in the Philippines. U.S. correspondent Rebecca Wright told Rachel Smalley Paddock's partner will be questioned. Parliament's International Relations Committee has sent its condolences to families of those who died in the deadly Las Vegas ...

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  • 20-Week Abortion Ban Passes House, Faces Uphill Battle in Senate
20-Week Abortion Ban Passes House, Faces Uphill Battle in Senate

There are nerves, but the connections are incomplete and can't register pain. In an interview, the group's chief executive officer, Hal Lawrence, said "the overwhelming amount of evidence" shows fetuses younger than that have reflex activity but lack the neurological development to sense pain.

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  • Luton-based Monarch Airlines cancels all flights after falling into administration
Luton-based Monarch Airlines cancels all flights after falling into administration

All future Monarch flights have been cancelled, affecting an estimated 300,000 bookings, and an estimated 110,000 holidaymakers who flew away with Monarch have been left stranded overseas. The airline said companies affected by its failure include Monarch Airlines Ltd., Monarch Holidays Ltd., First Aviation Ltd., Avro Ltd. and Somewhere2stay L...

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  • Nawaz Sharif's party set to elect him chief
Nawaz Sharif's party set to elect him chief

According to details, no candidate submitted nomination papers in contest of Nawaz Sharif as PML-N leader Tariq Fazal Chaudhary submitted nomination papers of Sharif. On Monday, the PML-N took full advantage of its position as the ruling party as President Mamnoon Hussain signed the controversial Election Act 2017 into law hours after it was bulldo...

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  • Alleged Killers Of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Plead Not Guilty
Alleged Killers Of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Plead Not Guilty

Earlier during cross-examination, pathology specialist from HKL, Dr Norashikin Othman, 44, agreed with lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik's suggestion that the pathologist report could mean that the accused, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25 and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, 28 were not exposed to the VX nerve agent.

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  • Blood on your hands: Amit Shah to Kerala CM
Blood on your hands: Amit Shah to Kerala CM

BJP National President Amit Shah , who lambasted the CPI (M )-sponsored murder politics, today alleged that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was responsible for the continuous violence against BJP and RSS workrs in Kerala. The BJP, which has just one member in the 140-seat Kerala Assembly, is highlighting the issue of political killings thr...

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  • Yogi Adityanath Likely to Join Amit Shah's 'Padyatra Against Violence' in Kerala
Yogi Adityanath Likely to Join Amit Shah's 'Padyatra Against Violence' in Kerala

The presence of ministers like Nirmala Sitharaman, Ananth Kumar, Dharmendra Pradhan, Giriraj Singh, Smriti Irani, J.P. Nadda, V.K. Singh, and Kerala's own Alphons Kannanthanam is expected to send a message to the people of the state - that the BJP is giving a lot of importance to the coastal state.

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  • Myanmar takes foreign diplomats into conflict-torn Rakhine
Myanmar takes foreign diplomats into conflict-torn Rakhine

Lalzirliana said that security forces guarding the borders were instructed to step up vigil along the Mizoram-Myanmar border and Mizoram-Bangladesh border. There has been an exodus of Rohingya from Myanmar's Rakhine state since August 25, when attacks by Rohingya militants triggered a military crackdown that the United Nations has branded " ethnic ...

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  • Diwali gift for Rahul Gandhi, may replace Sonia Gandhi as Congress chief
Diwali gift for Rahul Gandhi, may replace Sonia Gandhi as Congress chief

Responding to the letter senior Uttar Pradesh Congress leader Akhilesh Singh accused the Yogi government of deliberately trying to stop Rahul from visiting his own constituency. Taking a dig at Mr Gandhi, he said "missing" posters of the Congress leader had been put up in Amethi in the past. He further requested the Congress vice president to res...

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  • Tillerson says U.S. in contact with N. Korea over possible nuclear talks
Tillerson says U.S. in contact with N. Korea over possible nuclear talks

His comments come a day after Mr Tillerson revealed that United States officials had some communication channels open with Pyongyang, despite the escalating war of words between the leaders of both countries. Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 30, 2017. ...

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  • Facebook Hiring 1000 to Review Ads Amid Russia Political Scandal
Facebook Hiring 1000 to Review Ads Amid Russia Political Scandal

About 44 percent of the ads were seen before election, while 56 percent were seen afterward, Elliot Schrage, the company's vice president of policy and communications, wrote in a blog post . Facebook said the ads addressed social and political issues and ran in the United States between 2015 and 2017. Last month, after reports surfaced that...

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  • Nawaz Sharif inches away from PML-N's presidency as party constitution amended
Nawaz Sharif inches away from PML-N's presidency as party constitution amended

The recent passage of the Elections Bill 2017 - a set of laws to reform Pakistan's election system - by both the Lower and Upper houses of Parliament has already paved the way for the former prime minister to once again take the helm of the PML-N.

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  • Hockey broadcaster Dave Strader dies of cancer at 62
Hockey broadcaster Dave Strader dies of cancer at 62

Strader returned to Glens Falls to call a basketball game involving Fredette and the Brigham Young University Cougars against the Vermont Catamounts at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Dave Strader at a Washington Capitals' playoff game in April. "Everyone who knew him, and everyone who was able to listen to him call games, is saddened to learn abo...

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  • Afghanistan wants friendly relations with all nations, says Abdullah in New Delhi
Afghanistan wants friendly relations with all nations, says Abdullah in New Delhi

Jadhav has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court for allegedly spying for India. The minister said the Taliban had 40 to 45 percent territory of Afghanistan under their control, adding that Kabul had no control of that territory.

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  • Iran, Iraq to hold drills after Kurds choose independence
Iran, Iraq to hold drills after Kurds choose independence

The Iraqi Defence Ministry said it planned to take control of the borders "in coordination" with Iran and Turkey. The results of the referendum are yet to be declared, but a "yes" vote is expected. Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly voted in favour of independence in a vote earlier this week. The referendum had a 72 per cent participation rate an...

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  • Stadium seats collapse, injuring 18 at French soccer match
Stadium seats collapse, injuring 18 at French soccer match

Emergency services were swiftly on the scene to attend to the injured while the match was suspended. Safety barrier collapsed during the League 1 match between Amiens and Lille in France's Amiens injuring 25 fans, four of them seriously.

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  • The Senate Intelligence Committee Wants to Wring Jared Kushner's Neck
The Senate Intelligence Committee Wants to Wring Jared Kushner's Neck

Even if Kushner used the personal account for mostly incidental items, as his lawyer insists, simply by virtue of being so close to the president everything he says and does is of interest to other parties. Specifically, Kushner was aware that using a personal device for work would give cypberspies access to their work computers and emails. For sta...

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  • Russia, N Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow
Russia, N Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow

Moscow said it is willing to work with Pyongyang towards a peaceful resolution of the nuclear tensions after a meeting between Russian and North Korean officials in Moscow on September 29, 2017. A senior official from South Korea's Unification Ministry, which handles inter-Korean relations, admitted that Pyongyang was seeking stronger ties with Mos...

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  • Seven Killed, 10 Injured in Car Bomb Explosion in Mogadishu Market
Seven Killed, 10 Injured in Car Bomb Explosion in Mogadishu Market

About 200 Turkish officers will be deployed to the facility in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, to train over 10,000 Somali National Army troops and other soldiers from across Africa. Navy SEAL, 38-year-old Milliken of Falmouth was killed while fighting the al-Shabaab during undercover operation in last May 5. "At least seven people were killed and mo...

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  • BIG will design massive Mars simulation city in the United Arab Emirates
BIG will design massive Mars simulation city in the United Arab Emirates

The MSC project, designed by architect Bjarke Ingels , will cost $140 million and become a "viable and realistic model", according to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai . In addition to research on Earth, the Emirates Mars Mission is working towards launching the Hope spacecraft in 2020. Expected t...

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  • Rocket attack at Kabul airport was attempt to kill Mattis, Taliban says
Rocket attack at Kabul airport was attempt to kill Mattis, Taliban says

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says two of the rockets hit two civilian houses near the airport. One missile hit its target, while the second accidentally struck a structure, killing the one civilian and wounding several others. Mattis called the attack "a crime" during the news conference, which was broadcast live. The rocket fire prom...

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  • UKIP's next leader: Who will save (or scuttle) the ship?
UKIP's next leader: Who will save (or scuttle) the ship?

Bolton was reportedly a member of the centrist Liberal Democrat party before joining UKIP, and some speculate his leadership could distance UKIP from hard-line anti-Islamic rhetoric. Insiders say if the Pegida UK co-founder and anti-sharia-law campaigner Anne Marie Waters is selected, the extreme views of her followers could push the party over t...

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