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Cape Town planning disaster operations as water cut-off date looms

Cape Town planning disaster operations as water cut-off date looms

Expert panel to be confirmed. The head of the provincial government said if the taps ran dry it would be "the disaster above all disasters". "Day Zero can be avoided if all of us become positive a...

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Dem Senator Calls for Law Protecting Mueller from Trump Firing

Dem Senator Calls for Law Protecting Mueller from Trump Firing

The contents of a secretive memo being circulated by Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill were finally made public on Sunday, after sources spoke with The New York Times and laid them out in detai...

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63.7% turnout in Rajasthan bypolls

63.7% turnout in Rajasthan bypolls

According to data released by the state chief electoral office, Alwar and Ajmer parliamentary seats reported 61.86 and 65.20 percentage respectively while the turnout at Mandalgarh assembly segment ...

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It's not time for talks with Taliban

It's not time for talks with Taliban

The militants have stepped up their attacks on beleaguered Afghan troops and police in recent months, sapping morale already hit by desertions and corruption. The Taliban delegation, comprising five l...

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India start solidly against Pak in semifinal

India start solidly against Pak in semifinal

Prior to the upcoming Semi-Final at Christchurch , Pakistan and India also met in the Semi-Final of U-19 World Cup 2004 in Dhaka wherein the former emerged victorious. The match will start at 02....

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ISIS attack kills five Afghan soldiers in Kabul

ISIS attack kills five Afghan soldiers in Kabul

Saturday's attackers concealed explosives inside an ambulance and managed to get past a first checkpoint in Kabul by claiming that they was rushing a patient to hospital. He confirmed that the gun b...

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Trump again attacks Democrats over shutdown hours before expected Senate vote

Trump again attacks Democrats over shutdown hours before expected Senate vote

The Democratic Party , the party of resist, the party of obstruction, is still at it. The Breitbart News homepage bore a headline that dubbed Trump " Amnesty Don " and Breitbart political editor ...

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UFC on Fox 27: Jacare vs. Brunson 2 Results

UFC on Fox 27: Jacare vs. Brunson 2 Results

This past Saturday night at UFC on FOX 27 , Souza erased those doubts, stopping Derek Brunson for the second time inside of the first round. Round One: The round begins with the fighters throwi...

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Indian man dies after being sucked into an MRI machine

Indian man dies after being sucked into an MRI machine

It is thought the cylinder was damaged after hitting the machine. He was reportedly rushed to the emergency ward of the hospital within 10 minutes, but declared brought dead. "When we told him that me...

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Russia, China pose no military threat to Australia - top diplomat

Russia, China pose no military threat to Australia - top diplomat

Aerospace technician Michael Fraser from Ferra Engineering. Australia's government announced a strategy Monday to create high-tech jobs and become one of the top 10 defense-industry-exporting countr...

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Parties decide to boycott Nagaland polls till peace deal

Parties decide to boycott Nagaland polls till peace deal

A copy of the joint declaration was given to the media by the convenor of the CCNTHCO, Theja Therie, at a press briefing here. Tough to say how the BJP led Government at Delhi will respond to the ca...

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U.S. to resume refugee admissions from 11 'high-risk' countries

U.S. to resume refugee admissions from 11 'high-risk' countries

And Ms. Nielsen said the overall refugee program doesn't do enough to focus on risks in the refugee program, and she's proposing an update, working with the State Department and Congress, to try to fo...

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Kovind hopes for passage of triple talaq bill

Kovind hopes for passage of triple talaq bill

Centre government's move to pass the triple talaq bill getting a mixed response from different political parties. A section of political parties also questioned the government's ambivalent stand o...

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NAFTA survives key round: USA grumbles

NAFTA survives key round: USA grumbles

A Canadian proposal regarding content rules of origin, thought by many observers to be a constructive opening to discussion, was instead rejected by U.S. "This is the opposite of what we are trying to...

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Trump ordered release of FISA abuse memo, report says

Democrats oppose the release . In an interview on CNN on Monday, White House principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah said nobody in the White House, including the President, has seen the ...

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Trump blasts European Union for trading with US 'very unfairly'

Trump blasts European Union for trading with US 'very unfairly'

According to the spokesman of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas, the EU "is ready to react quickly and appropriately" in the event that exports are affected "by any restrictive trade measure...

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Security Forces Cordon Off Kabul Military Academy Following Attack

He reiterated that under no circumstances are such attacks justifiable, and he called on the Taliban to uphold their obligations under worldwide humanitarian law, at all times. Mr Tillerson said it ...

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Irish government to draw up abortion referendum bill

However, the Government is expected to outline proposals for a potential law change that it would put before the Dáil in the event of the Eighth Amendment being repealed. "If the referendum is passed,...

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Bruno Mars grabs (nearly) all the Grammys - but where were the women?

Bruno Mars grabs (nearly) all the Grammys - but where were the women?

Latin global dance hit " Despacito " also failed to take home a Grammy despite smashing sales records previous year. She was 17 years old at the time. Song of the year (songwriter's award): " Tha...

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Jordan's King Abdullah calls for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem

Jordan's King Abdullah calls for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem

The Palestinian leadership , with support from Jordan and other countries, has launched a drive to secure global recognition of East Jerusalem as the capital of the envisioned Palestinian state, in t...

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United Nations employees in Gaza demonstrate against USA aid cut

United Nations employees in Gaza demonstrate against USA aid cut

Teachers, medical professionals and other staff gathered in Gaza City to protest the cuts that UNRWA officials have warned could threaten the education of more than half a million children. In mid-Jan...

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Netanyahu confronts Putin over Iran's actions in Syria, Lebanon

Netanyahu confronts Putin over Iran's actions in Syria, Lebanon

In a rare Arabic-language article published on a Lebanese opposition website on Sunday, Israel Defense Force (IDF) spokesperson Ronen Manelis accused Iran of building precision weapons factories in ...

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Police Arrest 7-Year-Old Boy for Allegedly Punching Teacher

Police Arrest 7-Year-Old Boy for Allegedly Punching Teacher

In a statement, Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Ian Moffett says similar incidents are rare. "I know my kid did wrong, and he will be punished for what he did", Fuentes said . The Associated Pres...

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Egyptian Political Figures Call to Boycott Elections due to Undemocratic Climate

Egyptian Political Figures Call to Boycott Elections due to Undemocratic Climate

He is expected to easily win the vote , the third since protests in 2011 unseated long-time ruler Hosni Mubarak. Egypt's presidential election is slated for March 26-28. In a press conference hel...

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Six of the best for Bruno Mars at the 60th Grammy awards

Six of the best for Bruno Mars at the 60th Grammy awards

Kendrick added three more wins to the list during the pre-show - winning for Best Rap Song , Best Rap Performance and Best Music Video for " HUMBLE ". BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM: "Sleep Well Beas...

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