• BJP release fresh lists of candidates for Lok Sabha seats
BJP release fresh lists of candidates for Lok Sabha seats

A strong showing in Uttar Pradesh is considered pivotal in deciding which party is in a position of strength in the Lok Sabha elections. Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday criticised BJP for its "ill treatment" towards party veterans L K Adavani and Murli Manohar Moshi and said it is "really sad" to see the way the pa...

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  • Iran accuses Trump of 'colonialism' over Golan move
Iran accuses Trump of 'colonialism' over Golan move

Five European countries that sit on the UN Security Council on Tuesday rejected Trump's decision to recognise the Golan as Israeli territory and voiced concern the move could have broad consequences. "Pompeo is frustrated with the stability and peaceful coexistence in Lebanon", he said. Other Gulf Arab states also rejected the USA decision. ...

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  • USA studying India anti-satellite weapons test, warns of space debris
USA studying India anti-satellite weapons test, warns of space debris

India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, hailing the country's first test of such technology as a major breakthrough that establishes it as a space power .

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  • Boeing 737 Max makes emergency landing in Orlando
Boeing 737 Max makes emergency landing in Orlando

The Federal Aviation Administration and an inspector general will signal changes to aviation safety oversight in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashes, according to prepared testimony obtained by CNN for a highly anticipated congressional hearing.

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  • Boeing plans 737 Max briefings in wake of fatal crashes
Boeing plans 737 Max briefings in wake of fatal crashes

Until we have answers, putting one more life at risk is too much, " Gebremariam said of the grounding. The session at Renton, Washington, on Wednesday is part of a plan to reach out to all current and many future 737 MAX operators and their home regulators to discuss software and training updates for the jet, Boeing said in a statement .

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  • New Zealand PM launches major inquiry into Christchurch attack
New Zealand PM launches major inquiry into Christchurch attack

Ms Ardern said she would travel to Beijing on Sunday then hold a full day of meetings Monday with the leaders of New Zealand's largest trading partner, including President Xi Jinping, before returning home the next day. This commitment to action has seen Ardern spending "not much" time with her family, including nine-month-old daughter Neve. "One...

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  • Rebuke or CYA? Pelosi takes aim at Omar -- in speech to AIPAC
Rebuke or CYA? Pelosi takes aim at Omar -- in speech to AIPAC

Following Hoyer's lead, Vice President Mike Pence called for Omar's removal from the House Foreign Affairs Committee in his AIPAC speech today. "This from a man facing indictments for bribery and other crimes in three separate public corruption affairs", Omar tweeted in response .

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  • How Theresa May's Resignation Could Get Her Deal Through Parliament
How Theresa May's Resignation Could Get Her Deal Through Parliament

Any delay in Brexit is subject to the approval of all 27 countries of the European Union . The EU believes a "no-deal" Brexit is increasingly likely. British media are reporting that British Prime Minister Theresa May faces growing pressure from within her own party either to resign or to set a date for stepping down as a way to build supp...

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  • UK's Theresa May faces pressure to step down to save Brexit
UK's Theresa May faces pressure to step down to save Brexit

But even if MPs decide a majority course of action, the government is not legally bound to follow their instructions. It warned that "any options considered must be deliverable in negotiations with the European Union". May's divorce deal was defeated by 149 votes in Parliament on March 12 and by 230 votes on January 15. The Government is whipping...

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  • High-profile United States lawyer Michael Avenatti accused of attempted $28m Nike extortion
High-profile United States lawyer Michael Avenatti accused of attempted $28m Nike extortion

The client allegedly had "evidence that one or more Nike employees had authorized and funded payments to the families of top high school players and/or their families and attempted hide these payments", similar to a case involving Adidas in which three men received prison sentences.

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  • Trump signs proclamation recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights
Trump signs proclamation recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights

Turkey strongly condemns the decision of the United States administration to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, held under Israeli occupation since 1967, a statement issued late on Monday by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said .

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  • Mozambique death toll rises to 417 after cyclone - minister
Mozambique death toll rises to 417 after cyclone - minister

The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Friday that cases of cholera have been reported in Beira , a port city of 500,000 people. The agony of not knowing what happened to your loved one in a disaster like Cyclone Idea is indescribable. Wilfried Deliviai, a 19-year-old resident of Beira which was...

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  • Rocket hits house near Tel Aviv, Netanyahu to return home
Rocket hits house near Tel Aviv, Netanyahu to return home

The Magen David Adom rescue service said it treated seven people overall, including two women who were moderately wounded. There was no immediate response from Hamas but its ally in Gaza , Islamic Jihad, said "we warn the Zionist enemy from committing an aggression against the Gaza Strip".

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  • Christchurch attack: New Zealand's Ardern orders top-level inquiry
Christchurch attack: New Zealand's Ardern orders top-level inquiry

It would show that "New Zealanders are compassionate, inclusive and diverse, and that we will protect those values" and would be jointly led by the government, the city, local Ngāi Tahu Maori and the Muslim community, she said. He said a decision made by the former National government in 2013 to abandon Project Speargun, which would have scanned in...

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  • Boeing Invites Pilots, Regulators To Discuss Future Of 737 MAX Jets
Boeing Invites Pilots, Regulators To Discuss Future Of 737 MAX Jets

An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. Southwest owns 34 of the jets, United Airlines has 14 and American Airlines has 24. South Korean low-priced carrier Eastar Jet will send two pilots, a spokesman said. Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jet...

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  • Impeachment drive skids to a halt as Mueller backs Trump on collusion
Impeachment drive skids to a halt as Mueller backs Trump on collusion

It was a moment of triumph for Trump, who has always been targeted over the matter. Barr, nominated to his job by Trump last fall, said their decision was based on the evidence uncovered by Mueller and not based on whether a sitting president can be indicted.

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  • Democrat Presidential Hopefuls Are Staying Far Away From AIPAC :: Politics :: News :: AIPAC
Democrat Presidential Hopefuls Are Staying Far Away From AIPAC :: Politics :: News :: AIPAC

Ilhan Omar , whose comments about Jewish Americans and dual-loyalty sparked a debate within the party about anti-Semitism led the U.S. House to pass an official resolution condemning "hate". The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that three soldiers from an ultra-Orthodox battalion of the Israel Defense Forces, were given ridiculously low senten...

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  • Another cyclone bears down on west Australian coast
Another cyclone bears down on west Australian coast

Iron ore operations in Australia's Pilbara region are unlikely to be impacted significantly by Tropical Cyclone Veronica, unless it leads to flooding at mines, says Vivek Dhar, Mining and Energy Commodities Strategist at the Commonwealth Bank.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez, in sick burn, compares Trump to ‘nematode’
Ocasio-Cortez, in sick burn, compares Trump to ‘nematode’

Fox guest Joe diGenova mocked the way AOC pronounces her name and suggested he could do the same with his name. AOC chose not to let the network get away with racism, and called The Ingraham Angle out for an angle that is insulting and unsafe.

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  • Two US troops killed on a mission in Afghanistan
Two US troops killed on a mission in Afghanistan

The latest deaths bring the tally of United States fatalities in Afghanistan to at least four in 2019, and a total of at least 65 U.S. military deaths since January 2015, according to USA government and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation reports .

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