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Jury selection set for trial of Turkey-owned bank executive

The trader, Reza Zarrab, had once been headed to go before a USA jury with Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla in federal court in Manhattan. Both Atilla and Z...


Pakistan calls on army to restore order as blasphemy protests spread

Anti-blasphemy protesters, numbering roughly 2,000, have been camped in a key highway known as Faizabad Interchange in Islamabad since early November demandin...


Hamas rejects disarmament talk ahead of reconciliation deadline

A key sticking point has been the fate of tens of thousands of PA employees who stopped working when Hamas seized Gaza in a 2007 quasi-civil war. Meanwhile, H...


Geneva Peace Talks Might Start Before Arrival of Syrian Regime

Syria's government delegation will arrive a day late in Geneva to take part in direct peace talks with the opposition, a Syrian foreign ministry official and a ...


Russian Jet Made 'Unsafe Intercept' Of US Spy Plane, Causing Violent Turbulence

The fighter jet flew in front of the United States aircraft and turned on its afterburners. The encounter on Saturday between the Sukhoi Su-30 fighter and the...


Kenyan President to be sworn-in for second term

Many were decked in outfits of black, red and green to mirror the national flag while others wore traditional clothing. Kenyatta is the son of the east Africa...


China Sentences Taiwanese Activist to Five Years in Jail for Subversion

President Xi Jinping, who consolidated power at a Communist Party congress last month, has cracked down on dissent and tightened control on civil society since ...


Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Hyderabad's Metro, takes first ride

Minimum fare of Rs 10 for a distance of up to 2 km and the maximum fare is Rs 60 for a distance of more than 26 km has been decided. The number of coaches might...


Mother charged after dead newborn found in bag under porch

Police said they believe the baby was born alive and may have lived one day, with investigators since coming across evidence indicating that the mother knew tha...


Trump's White House might ban staff from using personal mobile phones

According to one official, too many personal phones, which aren't as secure as government devices, are connected to the wireless network in-house. Some staff ...


Search for missing NC toddler in Amber Alert continues

The child's mother reports that she put Mariah to bed Sunday. "She could be anywhere". "If anybody knows where she is at or any information, just please call ...


Tony Parker to return when San Antonio Spurs take on Dallas Mavericks

The San Antonio Spurs will see one key member of their nucleus return to action on Monday night when Tony Parker makes his season debut . It's hard to descri...


Uttar Pradesh: Police Detain Donkeys For Destroying Property in Jalaun

Authorities said the donkeys grazed on plants worth more than Rs two lakh in over a month and also injured several children playing near the colony meant for ja...


SC dismisses plea against release of 'Padmavati' outside India

The court also said that pleas like these are a misuse of the right to file PILs and that such petitions should not be filed in the future. The Supreme Court...


Argentina's missing submarine: ARA San Juan commander's final message before disappearance revealed

One of the batteries on the missing Argentine navy submarine short circuited shortly before the boat went missing. Hopes for survivors have been largely crush...


Syria Kurds say U.S. to 'adjust' weapons deliveries

Trump clearly stated that he had given clear instructions, and that the YPG won't be given arms and that this nonsense should have ended a long time ago", th...


American Jewish Congress Statement on Mumbai Terror Attack

Though it is not known as to what response the United Nations has given to Saeed's petition, India will definitely not want Saeed's name to be removed from the ...


Thieves drive off with Mercedes after radio signal trick

Police are yet to recover the Mercedes-Benz was stolen by the thieves from a driveway in the Elmdon area of Solihull, West Midlands . The footage shows two m...


NZ Muslims Strongly Condemn the Terrorist Attack in Egypt

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops was among other Catholic leaders who condemned the attack, calling it a "monstrous terrorist attack on ...


Bali volcano: global airport shut for second day

Flight information boards showed rows of cancelations as tourists arrived at the busy airport expecting to catch flights home. China Eastern Airlines, one of ...