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Gen Bipin Rawat takes charge as 27th Army Chief

It may be mentioned that Chief of Army of neghbouring Pakistan Lt. Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa also served in UN Mission in Congo as a brigade commander in 2007 under...


Voro appointed new Valencia boss

Sporting director Garcia Pitarch indicated interim boss Voro, who also took over following Ayestaran's exit and that of Neville's predecessor Nuno Espirito Sa...


Orangeville and area braces for heavy snowfall, squalls

A snow squall watch is still in effect for Mount Forest, Arthur and North Wellington County. The main squalls Friday are expected off Georgian Bay toward the ...


Facebook buys data on users' offline habits for better ads

A lot of this data is about users' income - sensitive information about how much their assets are worth or whether they shop at "lower cost" department stores...


Israel in 'severe' terrorist travel alert to tourists in India

In 1993 and 2008, there were bomb attacks in Mumbai, killing dozens of people. Israel's Counter-terrorism Bureau issued a travel warning for India on Friday, ...


Two Indonesian airline executives resign after footage shows pilot staggering to plane

Citilink President Director Albert Burhan announced Friday that he and the airline's production director would resign over the impropriety. Many passengers ch...


BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh with 33 PPA MLAs

Pema Khandu mentioned that the undemocratic conditions that forced the MLAs to leave the Congress were prevailant in the PPA. Bengia told reporters at Itanaga...


TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay to appear before CBI on January 3

Attacking the Prime Minister for his "anti-people policies" she said "Modi and BJP hate poor people". According to reports, the CBI had asked Tapas Paul and S...


Taiwan president plans travel through United States in poke at China

China sees Taiwan as a renegade province and matters related to its independence are a serious concern for Beijing. Another was a series of economic measures to...


Critical After 2-Alarm Apartment Fire

Gwinnett County firefighters were called to the Bridgewater Apartments complex, at 1500 Ridge Brook Trail, at 2:16 p.m. on a report of an apartment fire. No one...


Turkish Journalist Detained over 'Tweet'

Sik is accused of "openly insulting the Republic of Turkey , its judiciary bodies, the military and police organization as well as making propaganda of terrori...


Narendra Modis speech highlights: Top schemes announced

For senior citizens, 8 per cent would be given on deposits for 10 years, Modi announced. It is a scam and an uncalled move. Analysts have expressed concerns o...


New Year Celebrations Mark 2017 Around the World

The Police Federation confirmed that there would be more areas in London where vehicles will be banned as a result of recent attacks in Nice and Berlin. In New ...


Justice Officials to Issue Update on Netanyahu Probe

The Channel 10 report said one of the two cases that Attorney-General Avihai Mandelblit had been examining was not known to the public. Police Commissioner ...


Inside Zsa Zsa Gabor's Funeral in Beverly Hills

The event began with a normal mass and was wrapped by her husband of 30 years, Frederic Prinz Von Anhalt. Zsa Zsa leaves behind a powerful legacy as a woman w...


Amber Alert issued in Mercer County

Suspect: Antonio Velazquez-Rupert, 36 years old Hispanic male, 5 foot 10 inches tall, driving a Green Ford Explorer with OH plates GGD-7760. She may be with Ant...


Rafael Nadal hopes to avoid injury in 2017

Goffin was in a great form in these 3 days, beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Andy Murray , and he certainly had his chances today, at least to take one set. Goff...


Russia Declares 35 US Diplomats Persona Non Grata

The United States expelled two Russian diplomats in retaliation for a weird episode outside the US Embassy in Moscow, in which a Russian police officer attacked...


Prandelli slammed for "giving up" on ailing Valencia

After a 2-1 win against Sporting Gijón in his first match in charge, Valencia have lost four and drawn three, languishing in 17th place in the La Liga standin...


Connecticut Supreme Court Reinstates Murder Conviction of Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel

Kennedy relative Michael Skakel walks out of a Stamford, Connecticut courthouse after his murder conviction in the death of Martha Moxley was vacated last m...


Shekau Returns, Debunks Buhari's Claims That Boko Haram Has Been Crushed

President Muhammadu Buhari said last week that soldiers had driven Boko Haram from its last forest enclave in the northeast, boasting "the terrorists are on th...


Baghdad market hit by two bombs, killing at least 28

The area that was the target of the twin bombings was packed with wholesale market stalls and teeming with daily labourers unloading vans and transporting their...


Manhunt underway for suspect in Pennsylvania state trooper's shooting death

WTAJ will continue to keep you updated. "Frances and I ask all Pennsylvanians to join us in keeping his wife, family, and fellow Troopers in our thoughts and pr...


India to tax capital gains for S'pore investors

For first two years, India and Singapore will share the taxes on such gains equally and from third year onwards, all such taxes will accrue to India. India an...


Obama Sanctions Russia: A Good Move That Comes Too Late

Among the 75 diplomats asked to leave the USA are four top Russian military personnel, who Obama's administration believe ordered the cyber attacks against th...


UN urged to end Rohingya 'human crisis'

Earlier this month the UN's Special Rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee said the situation is "getting very close to what we would all agree are c...


Prime Minister Narendra Modi may Address the Nation on New Year's Eve

Members of the main opposition Congress party were quick to criticize the speech. PM Modi said that these two initiatives, the Lucky Grahak Yojana and DigiDhan ...


Turkish parliamentary commission approves constitutional change draft law

The proposed reform would transform Turkey from a parliamentary system into a presidential system, shifting executive power from parliament and prime minister t...


Egyptian lawyers challenge referral of Red Sea islands deal to parliament

The government's appeal was turned down by the same court in early November, but later in the month, the government submitted two further appeals against the co...


No crisis in Arunachal says BJP ,stands behind Pema Khandu

After a series of dramatic developments, which included a special session held at a hotel to vote out the chief minister, Congress rebel Kalikho Pul became Chie...


Snow squall watch for London region

West-to-east snow bands are expected to develop early this evening off Lake Huron and Georgian Bay then shift and reform into a more northwest to southeast orie...


Two killed, two injured after gunfire breaks out at Meek Mill show

Meanwhile, Meek Mill took to social media to share his opinion on the tragic incident and his reaction isn't exactly one of concern. Meek Mill thinks that...


Knott's Berry Farm ride strands 18 people 125 feet up

A portion of the park was to be shut down so fire officials could aid in the rescue, the rider said. Check back for updates on this developing story . The pa...


Merkel: Islamist terror is greatest threat following 'year of severe tests'

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for that rampage, as it did for two attacks in Bavaria in the summer in which the assailants, who, like the chief...


Mega power projects progressing with internal, regional connectivity: Nawaz

He said three plants have been planned, out of which one will be established in Chashma and two in Muzaffargard. As Sharif was speaking at the plant's inaugur...