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UN warns against letting Syria crisis 'spiral' out of control

UN warns against letting Syria crisis 'spiral' out of control The vote reflected support for the airstrikes on Syrian chemical sites but also again demonstrated the paralysis of the U.N.'s most powerful body in dealing with the seven-year-long Syrian conflict. President Donald Trump has vowed to respond "forcefully" to Saturday's attack and warned that Russian Federation - or any other nation found to share responsibility - will "pay a price". [Full Article...]

Egyptian soldiers killed in terror attack in Sinai

Egyptian soldiers killed in terror attack in Sinai At least eight soldiers were killed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Saturday amid an ongoing security operation in the restive region, according to the Egyptian military. A nationwide state of emergency was first imposed in April previous year after two church bombings claimed by Daesh group killed at least 45 people, and was renewed in July, in October and in January. [Full Article...]

The US bombing of Syria, explained in 400 words

And then on Friday night, the countries hit three targets - including one on the outskirts of Damascus - all related to Syria's chemical weapons program : a research center, a storage facility, and an equipment facility and command post. "The Arab Republic of Egypt expresses its solidarity with the brotherly Syrian people in their aspirations to live in security and stability", the ministry said ... [Full Article...]

Qatar's allowing missiles to be fired from airbase shameful: Syrian official

Qatar's allowing missiles to be fired from airbase shameful: Syrian official Contrary to the Pentagon's claims, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the Syrian air defense systems intercepted 71 cruise missiles and air-surface missiles fired by the Western coalition. The missiles hit their targets within a minute or two of each other, McKenzie said, striking around 4:00 am Syrian time (0100 GMT). The three governments noted dozens previous, smaller-scale chlorine a... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation condemns US-led strikes, calls emergency United Nations meeting on Syria

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, who was widely reported to be wary of intervention and the dangers of escalation in Syria , said that the United States focused its efforts strictly on degrading the Syrian regime's chemical weapons complex. [Full Article...]

Gold medal is 'a big f---ing deal'

Gold medal is 'a big f---ing deal' A boxer patched together with a corpse's tendon and another honouring dead siblings have joined Australia's golden surge at the Commonwealth Games . "I did get a bit emotional at times and a bit devastated, thinking, 'What if they replace me?'" she said. [Full Article...]

Kathua rape-murder: Act or people's anger will increase, Pawar tells Centre

Kathua rape-murder: Act or people's anger will increase, Pawar tells Centre The girl, belonging to a nomadic Muslim tribe in the district, was sedated time and again before being raped and killed. Two BJP ministers including Lal Singh and Chandra Prakash Ganga who participated in the protest supporting the accused submitted their resignation to the state party chief. [Full Article...]

Kathua rape: Ram Madhav defends BJP ministers, says they're not pro-rapists

Kathua rape: Ram Madhav defends BJP ministers, says they're not pro-rapists Their intention was not to hamper the investigation. Ram Madhav, BJP general secretary, along with J & K Deputy CM Nirmal Kumar Singh and others party leaders addresses a press conference over Kathua rape case, Jammu on Saturday. Mehbooba Mufti, who chaired the party's meeting in Srinagar, thanked the prime minister and the national media and said the unity in ranks was an emotional reach out ... [Full Article...]

Sikhs protest on Ambedkar's birthday celebration in UN

Sikhs protest on Ambedkar's birthday celebration in UN A firm believer of Gautam Buddha's teachings, Ambedkar's life was an inspiration for everybody, Kovind said. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also paid tribute to the chief architect of Indian Constititution on his birthday. According to an official release, the memorial of Babasaheb Ambedkar , the creator of the Constitution of India has been given the shape of a book. [Full Article...]

Russia: No Proof of Chemical Attack in Syria, 'It Was Staged'

Russia: No Proof of Chemical Attack in Syria, 'It Was Staged' Trump said he was prepared to sustain the response until Assad's government stopped its use of chemical weapons . Rudskoi says Saturday's strike hasn't caused any casualties and Syrian military facilities targeted by the U.S., Britain and France have suffered only minor damage. [Full Article...]

Pacific trade partners 'are not counting on America'

Pacific trade partners 'are not counting on America' In a surprise step, Trump asked his top trade advisers Thursday to take another look at TPP and whether a better deal could be negotiated. The TPP member nations have spent the 15 months since the country's exit renegotiating the deal and signed a massive multinational deal this year . [Full Article...]

S.Africa: 'Mama' Winnie Mandela laid to rest

S.Africa: 'Mama' Winnie Mandela laid to rest Often called the " Mother of the Nation " and "Mama Winnie", Ms Madikizela-Mandela fought to keep South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle in the global spotlight while her husband, Nelson Mandela, was imprisoned. Apartheid security agents have gone on the record revealing the extent of their propaganda campaign against Madikizela-Mandela. Madikizela-Mandela denied any knowledge of any killings. [Full Article...]

West weighs Syria raid, risks Russian Federation clash

West weighs Syria raid, risks Russian Federation clash This is in contrast to an incident one year ago in which US intelligence agencies had video and other evidence of certain aspects of the actual attack, which involved the use of Sarin gas. More than 40 were killed and dozens more fell dangerously sick after suspected chenical attacks on the Damascus suburb of Douma, in Eastern Ghouta , this weekend. [Full Article...]

Red Devils Reportedly Give Up on Gareth Bale

Red Devils Reportedly Give Up on Gareth Bale The FC panel examine the biggest moments between Real Madrid and Juventus , including the late penalty for Real Madrid , Gianluigi Buffon's red card and more . The Spanish giants are ready to undergo a makeover this summer, with club president Florentino Perez set to wield the axe to a number of the club's top stars - with Bale said to be one of the names on the chopping block. [Full Article...]

Your Daughters Will Be Rescued Soon, Buhari Assures Parents Of Chibok Girls

Your Daughters Will Be Rescued Soon, Buhari Assures Parents Of Chibok Girls The Boko Haram conflict is in its tenth year, but shows little sign of ending. Add Boko Haram as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Boko Haram news , video, and analysis from ABC News. Hence, government at all levels must prioritise safe cities, provision of security and safe spaces in our schools in order to encourage girls' enrolment and retention as well as protect them from al... [Full Article...]

South Africa Mourns Winnie Mandela

South Africa Mourns Winnie Mandela When Mandela left prison in 1990, she stood next to him, one hand clasped in his as they raised their free hands clenched in fists - a moment memorialized in a photo that became a symbol of his freedom. While once she was shunned by South Africa's political elite, including her own party the ANC, in death she has been nearly universally lauded. "My grandmother used to tailor some of Mama's clo... [Full Article...]

USA - Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

USA - Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies Meanwhile, Russia's Embassy to the United Kingdom tweeted a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova , that denied there was any evidence of a chemical attack . Media captionWhat is a chemical attack like? Alexander Sherin, deputy head of the State Duma's defense committee, says Trump "can be called Adolf Hitler No. [Full Article...]

Syrians gather in capital in defiance of airstrikes

Steven P. Bucci, a retired Army Special Forces officer and former top Pentagon official who is a visiting fellow at The Heritage Foundation's Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies, said the strikes may put a dent in Assad's ability to use chemical weapons against Syrians. [Full Article...]

U.S. special services get evidence of chemical weapon use in Syrian Douma

U.S. special services get evidence of chemical weapon use in Syrian Douma Western leaders have made clear the alleged toxic gas strike on the Damascus suburb of Douma must not go unanswered - despite a warning from the United Nations secretary-general that the crisis could trigger a "full-blown military escalation ". [Full Article...]

Erdoğan calls US-led strikes on Syria 'appropriate'

Erdoğan calls US-led strikes on Syria 'appropriate' There is no doubt in the worldwide community's conscience on this matter. "We find the operation appropriate", Erdoğan said, welcoming the strikes. " The innocent Syrian people should have been defended long ago ", he added, according to a report from the Reuters news agency. [Full Article...]


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