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All-female crew sets new record for around-the-world flight

Ai India said its Boeing 777 travelled from Delhi to San Francisco and back again with an all-female crew last week, the first time such a flight has circumnavi...


Airports on alert over 'rape accused' Gayatri Prajapati trying to flee country

Giving details, victim's advocate Mehmood Paracha confirmed that the apex court has rejected the plea and added that it is a victory of law. Supreme Court on Fe...


Sinn Fein gains on DUP in Northern Ireland Assembly vote

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) held its title as Northern Ireland's biggest party after assembly election results were revealed last night, but Irish nat...


Zambia police say 8 killed in stampede over food aid

Among the dead included six females, one adult male and one male juvenile. The incident occurred in the capital Lusaka at a public sports centre where a churc...


Arnold Schwarzenegger: I'm done with 'Apprentice'

The Terminator star blamed the show's "baggage" for his decision to leave and accused Mr Trump of driving away viewers with his continued involvement, which lef...


Indonesia Hosts Regional Summit Focused on Cooperation

Bangladesh Ambassador to Indonesia Major General Azmal Kabir and representatives of the host government would receive the prime minister at the airport. The Ind...


Democrats launch literal scavenger hunt for GOP Obamacare repeal bill

He was denied entry. On Friday, Paul continued his search, Tweeting frequently about his frustration. Ryan also ripped allegations that Republicans were s...


Al-Qaida number two killed by U.S. drone strike in Syria

Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said at a news briefing that the USA had carried out more than 30 strikes over the past two days in Shabwah, Abyan and Al ...


Cuomo calls anti-Semitic attack in NY 'reprehensible'

This is the fourth incident of Jewish cemetery desecration in the U.S. in the past 20 weeks, and follows a series of vandalism attacks at Jewish cemeteries and ...


Tamworth to host Queen's Baton Relay

Those chosen will join approximately 3,800 people honoured with carrying the baton across every state and territory in Australia. The Queen's Baton carries a ...


WATCH First Iran's Tests of Russia-Made S-300 Missile Systems

During the drills, code-named Damavand, a mock enemy drone was also targeted and destroyed by the S-300 defense system and different stages of detecting, tracin...


Pakistan to reopen Pak-Afghan border for two days

Khawaja Asif said that the decision of closing border with Afghanistan was a matter of national security and it should not be politicised adding that Pakistan w...


Four RSS and a BJP worker attacked in Kerala

In a yet another political faceoff in Kerala, one BJP worker and three RSS workers were allegedly hacked by a group of CPI (M) workers in Kozhikode district. Ch...


UK Foreign Secretary Johnson To Visit Russia In Coming Weeks

A Foreign Office source, according to a BBC report, insisted that the visit did not signal any shift in Britain's policy towards Russian Federation. The meeti...


Sensex tops 29K, Nifty sees highest close in 2 yrs

The Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) ended 216 points higher at 29,048 and the Nifty at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed 66 points up at 8,963....


Jordan executes 15 prisoners, including 10 convicted of terror charges

Among those executed were prisoners charged in last year's assault on a Jordanian intelligence agency office in the Baqaa refugee camp that left five dead and i...


Local journalist absolutely destroys Minister Dlamini over SASSA crisis

At the press conference though, Dlamini provided little to no clarity, making it look like she had no plan for how to pay grant recipients. Additionally, she ...


Oklahoma lawmaker asks Muslim constituents, "Do you beat your wife?"

According to one state leader of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Muslim students who wanted to talk with an Oklahoma state legislator about Islam ha...


Trump calls for congressional probe into possible wiretapping of his campaign

He tweeted a series of accusations Saturday morning (March 4) without citing any evidence, causing news outlets to scramble to report the shocking claim. An Ob...


Sam Querrey tames Spanish bull Rafael Nadal

But in typical Nadal fashion, the Spaniard came out with renewed vigour in the second set. He was the tournament's champion in 2005 and 2013 on clay. The seco...


Vancouver Coastal Health issues Measles warning after flight from Taipei to Vancouver

Albertans unaware of their immunization history are also asked to call 811. According to a release AHS will be contacting the passengers of the flight directl...


Erdogan's Nazi claim 'unacceptable' says German government

Speaking in Istanbul, the Turkish president fanned the flames with a stinging verbal attack. Also, a rally in Frechen was called off. In a phone call betwee...


Obama spokesman denies ex-president tapped Trump's phone

Later, Trump added that the same Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, visited the White House under Obama "22 times , and 4 times past year alone". Kelly an...


Syrian Army Regains Control over Oil Field near Palmyra

The Syrian army captured on Monday the Jazal oil field west of the ancient city of Palmyra following battles with the Islamic State (IS) group, a military sourc...


Scopa orders Dlamini to explain Sassa crisis

Remember that Dlamini also heads the ANC Women's League, which is fully backing Zuma's anointed party president successor in Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Dangor wa...


Akhilesh gets rap on knuckle for 'take money' remark

Akhilesh has been asked to explain latest by 5 pm, 7th March. The matter was brought before the Commission's attention by the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJ...


Jacksonville State wins Ohio Valley Conference tournament

He twice took Western Kentucky to the NCAA tournament during his five seasons coaching the Hilltoppers. The Gamecocks knocked off top-seeded Belmont on ...


Demonetisation deadline change: Supreme Court asks Centre, RBI to explain

A reference to the speech by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on November 8, 2016, and the notification of RBI specifying that the people may deposit demonetised ...


Iranian boats in "unsafe" encounter with U.S. ship

The official said the Iranian boats tried to get between the United States and other ships, coming within about 600 yards of the USNS Invincible , a tracking s...


Kenya arrests 379 herders after British rancher killed

Local media reported that two cottages on his property had been torched. A former student of Eastbourne College has been shot dead in Kenya - Kenyan police ...


Dueling Rallies Over Trump: 'That's What Makes America Great'

Granted, the man on the ground above was seen earlier engaged in an aggressive exchange with an anti-Trump protester... Three people were injured in the clash, ...


65% want special prosecutor on Russian Federation investigation

Sessions, a Trump appointee who worked closely with the campaign a year ago, reportedly twice met with Kislyak and had one phone call with him but said he never...


Eight dead 28 injured in desperate stampede for food handouts

The incident occurred in the capital Lusaka at a public sports centre where a church was handing out food to about 35,000 people, mostly from the city's impover...


IORA Leaders Summit: President Sirisena receives warm welcome in Indonesia

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will meet with President Joko Widodo for the second time in less than two weeks when he attends the 20th anniversary of the Indi...


Fire crews still at scene of Glasgow scrapyard blaze

A fire at a vehicle scrapyard in Glasgow left about 3,000 homes without power on Sunday evening. The blaze, near Rangers Football Club's Ibrox Stadium in the ...