World

Former Iranian president Rafsanjani dead: agencies

For the exiled National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), however, Rafsanjani's death spells the removal of a pillar of a regime which it hopes to see defea...


Video captures shooting of United States consular official in Mexico

Consulate in Guadalajara. Surveillance video shows the gunman following the official in a parking garage. The Federal Bureau of Investigation had offered a $2...


Theresa May to visit Donald Trump in the spring to build bridges

Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, May's joint chiefs of staff, are understood to have travelled to NY and Washington last month after Trump triggered a rift with Num...


Trump Team Tells Ambassadors Appointed by Obama to Leave by Inauguration Day

President-elect Donald Trump has ordered all politically-appointed ambassadors to leave their posts by inauguration day, in a move that breaks with tradition ...


Understanding South Korea's 'Upside Down' Impeachment Process

The Constitutional Court has begun hearing oral arguments in the trial, in which Ms Park is accused of colluding with a long-time friend to extort money and fav...


Planned Parenthood's Federal Funding Could Be Cut By February

Oh, prepare for battle, folks. Planned Parenthood on Thursday launched a campaign to resist congressional efforts to target the organization, with marches, le...


India Today predicts UP votes for BJP, but want Akhilesh as CM

As for seats, the BJP may get 206-216 seats as per the opinion poll in the 403-member UP Assembly. "There is more than one candidate in some of these constituen...


Christian couple re-enter Celebrity Big Brother house

He also won praise when he shaved his head in support of fellow contestant Gail Porter, who suffers from alopecia. Newly single Marnie will have a bit more ti...


Finland to Give 2000 People $600 Per Month

Whatever the outcome of Finland's experiment, it would certainly lead to different debates, and as the levels of "inequality" continues to increase in the Weste...


Trump's top spokesman questions whether Russian sanctions went too far

In response to the report by the intelligence committee, Obama expelled 35 Russian operatives and closed two compounds in Maryland and NY. A top aide to Pre...


Rahul trying to weaken fight against black money: BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Thursday and lay the foundation of various projects. "PM Modi has taken a...


Brother of murdered JonBenét Ramsey sues CBS for $750m

The case is still unsolved - but with new, more sophisticated DNA tests being recently ordered on the victim's clothes, this decades-old case could be heating u...


Tennis great Serena Williams announces engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian

Ohanian shared Williams' Reddit post on his Facebook page with the message: " She said yes ". Serena Williams is engaged to be married. The world-renow...


Anis Amri Collected Welfare From Several Identities to Fund Berlin Attack

Amri, a 24-year-old asylum seeker from Tunisia, was killed on December 23 in a shootout at Sesto San Giovanni district in Milan after he was stopped by police. ...


Australian police bust drug smuggling ring, seize $260mn worth of cocaine

The joint operation between the state and federal authorities has been an on-going investigation for some two-and-a-half years, and spanned two countries. The D...


US Topped Global Market in Arms Sales in 2015

Global weapons transfer agreements with developing nations constituted 80.9 percent of such agreements from 2012 through 2015 - an increase from 80.4 percent du...


Dentsu boss resigns over employee's death in workplace

Ishii's move comes after the Tokyo Labor Bureau said Wednesday it would refer the company and officials who manage working hours to prosecutors. In a press ...


GOP trashes Kerry speech, vows again to change tack

Kerry said Trump's administration could damage decades of US policy in the Middle East, while Netanyahu's support of Israeli settlements are "strategically ...


Donald Trump to dissolve his charity foundation to avoid conflict of interest

The foundation has been the target of critics for allegedly misusing funds. President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to expand America's nuclear capacity while...


Russian troops 'find mass graves' in Aleppo

Some of the bodies show signs of torture and mutilation. Russian jets stepped up strikes on several towns in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province and rural Alepp...


Chile Rocked by 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake

Onemi said one bridge in the area was impassable as crews worked to restore electricity to 21,000 homes without power. Alamiro Vera, who owns the Cabanas Hote...


Russian Federation calls United States move to better arm Syrian rebels a "hostile act"

Mr Lavrov did not say where the current talks were being held and it was unclear which opposition groups were taking part. "The use of human rights as a prete...


Seal smashes cars in Australian neighborhood

A seal weighing an estimated 440 pounds clambered onto the family auto and made himself into very unique hood ornament before taking a stroll down the suburban ...


PTV Sports Live Pakistan vs Australia 2nd Test Day 2 streaming

Ali looks good at the crease and he will have the centurion from the previous game, Asad Shafiq for company, but this needs to be the pair that takes Pakista...


China's first aircraft carrier sets off for open seas

It will be the first blue-water drill for the aircraft carrier after the Liaoning conducted large scale exercises off China's coast over the past month. Taiwane...