Volkswagen accelerates push into electric cars with $40 billion spending plan

In this regard, a number of companies signed agreements concerning the production of electric cars in China. This comes before a new joint venture with new partner Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group (JAC Motors). Under the so-called cap-and-trade pol... More..

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SADC intervenes as Zimbabwe crisis rages on
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

SADC intervenes as Zimbabwe crisis rages on

Still seen by many Africans as a liberation hero, Mr. Mugabe is reviled in the West as a despot whose disastrous handling of the economy and willingness to resort to violence to maintain power pauperised one of...More..

Turkey withdraws troops from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drill in Norway
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Turkey withdraws troops from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drill in Norway

Norway's Defence Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen has apologized to Turkey after a civilian official depicted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as an "enemy" during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drill ...More..

$76.5bn deals at the Dubai airshow
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

$76.5bn deals at the Dubai airshow

The next Dubai Airshow will take place in 2019, the year before Dubai will host Expo 2020. Leahy, a smooth-talking New Yorker, became a famous thorn in the side of Boeing and other Airbus rivals during hi...More..

Moody's lifts India's rating to Baa2
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Moody's lifts India's rating to Baa2

Moody's has upgraded India's ratings after a gap of 13 years in a report released on November 16. "We believe that the upgrade is a belated recognition of all the positive steps that have been taken in the...More..

Storms to bring rain, snow to Northwest
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Storms to bring rain, snow to Northwest

Another quarter and a half an inch of rain is forecast Wednesday night, according the the weather service. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Over the next 24 hou...More..

Minimum alcohol pricing set to come into force in Scotland
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Minimum alcohol pricing set to come into force in Scotland

How much will booze cost under the policy? The SWA, with other sections of the drinks industry, argued the move to impose a 50p minimum price per unit for alcohol would be "disproportionate" and illegal unde...More..

Clinton Calls Uranium One Story A 'Distraction,' Warns Of Dictatorship
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Clinton Calls Uranium One Story A 'Distraction,' Warns Of Dictatorship

The accusation first made by Peter Schweizer, the senior editor-at-large of the website Breitbart in his 2015 book Clinton Cash . "The next year, candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems win from coast to c...More..

Russian lawmakers approve bill targeting foreign media
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Russian lawmakers approve bill targeting foreign media

Russian media previously reported that CNN, VOA and Radio Liberty, as well as Germany's public broadcaster Deutsche Welle, could be targeted. Joanna Levison, a Prague-based spokeswoman for RFE/RL, said she ...More..

Pope Francis receives Uruguayan Bishops in audience
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Pope Francis receives Uruguayan Bishops in audience

The auto is painted in Bianco Monocerus, with a Giallo Tiberino decoration. Contrast is provided by the striking black alloys with white accents. From surfboards to bikes and anything else you can imagine, ...More..

Ohio Delays Execution After Failing To Find Sick Inmate's Vein
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Ohio Delays Execution After Failing To Find Sick Inmate's Vein

The reprieve was only the third time in US history an execution has been called off after it began, according to The Associated Press . Members of the execution team, as it is known, spent about 30 minutes t...More..

Pakistan Recruiting Kashmir Youth For Militancy Using Social Media
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Pakistan Recruiting Kashmir Youth For Militancy Using Social Media

The sources said one militant, identified as Aaqib, was arrested during the encounter, adding the operation was still going on when the reports last came in. The objective of current Jammu and Kashmir rehabilit...More..

North Korea 'trying to figure out if Trump is crazy'
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

North Korea 'trying to figure out if Trump is crazy'

That includes a stern speech delivered in South Korea's National Assembly on Tuesday, in which he said: "Do not underestimate us". Indeed, no one can deny that America has never had a president quite like T...More..

Anti-Trump truck window decal causes controversy for sheriff
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Anti-Trump truck window decal causes controversy for sheriff

Even with the negative backlash, Sheriff Nehls says he does not regret the post, but did seem to back away from considering the disorderly conduct charges. She insisted she has no plans on removing the sign. "I...More..

Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party

In a statement the CNRP said it "still considers itself to be a legitimate party with a mandate from half of the Cambodian population", describing the court case as "politically motivated and made under pressur...More..

United Nations braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

United Nations braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe

The 15-nation council was due to vote on Thursday on rival USA and Russian bids to renew the worldwide inquiry, diplomats said on Wednesday, a move that could trigger Russia's 10th veto to block action on Syria...More..

Radio anchor accuses Franken of groping, kissing her without consent
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Radio anchor accuses Franken of groping, kissing her without consent

She said she hoped her allegations would prompt other women to share their own experiences . " We did the line leading up to the kiss and then he came at me , put his hand on the back of my head, mashed his l...More..

Canadian Bombardier wins up to $2.2 bn CSeries orders from EgyptAir
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Canadian Bombardier wins up to $2.2 bn CSeries orders from EgyptAir

The complete order, which was announced at the Dubai Airshow , is estimated to cost $2.2 billion for 24 CS300 airliners. The deal is the second firm order for Bombardier aircraft since last month's annou...More..

UCLA basketball players suspected of shoplifting in China are headed home
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

UCLA basketball players suspected of shoplifting in China are headed home

The players were released on bail Wednesday morning in Hangzhou, China, and reportedly did not accompany the team back to Los Angeles after UCLA's 63-60 victory over the Yellow Jackets. The President follow...More..

Former Intel Chiefs: Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin, Others
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Former Intel Chiefs: Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin, Others

President Donald Trump suggested in Vietnam on Sunday that U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation are too tough and that he prefers being on more amicable terms with the Kremlin. "He did not do what they a...More..

Venezuela says debt refinancing underway, S&P calls selective default
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Venezuela says debt refinancing underway, S&P calls selective default

Venezuelas Finance Minister Simon Zerpa and Agriculture Minister Wilmar Castro Soteldo both traveled to Moscow to strike the debt accord and are expected to divulge further information on the details of the dea...More..

President Trump Take A Sip of Water During The Asia Speech
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

President Trump Take A Sip of Water During The Asia Speech

Rubio's joke clearly recalls his own own high-profile gulp during his State of the Union response in 2013, when he paused mid-speech to take an excruciatingly awkward swig from a Poland Spring water bottle ....More..

Everton to double Silva's wages and offer January warchest
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Everton to double Silva's wages and offer January warchest

But while Unsworth takes the reigns for now, Everton are actively looking for a replacement but it seems that won't be former England boss Allardyce, with the Mirror reporting he ruled himself out on TalkS...More..

Saudi Arabian Grand Mufti calls Hamas a terrorist organisation, Israel cheers
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Saudi Arabian Grand Mufti calls Hamas a terrorist organisation, Israel cheers

He also warned those against attacking Israel and said any attack would be dealt with harshly. On Monday, the IDF deployed Iron Dome missile defense batteries throughout central Israel and began military ...More..

Lebanon's Hariri to fly to France in coming days, Elysee Palace says
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Lebanon's Hariri to fly to France in coming days, Elysee Palace says

Lebanon's Christian Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai met on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia with Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister from Riyadh on November 4, according...More..

PM Modi hardsells India as an attractive investment place
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

PM Modi hardsells India as an attractive investment place

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested for deepening of bilateral relations with New Zealand especially in the field of renewable energy and related fields even as Mr Modi and his counterpart Jacinda Arde...More..

Volunteers needed for Salvation Army red kettle campaign
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Volunteers needed for Salvation Army red kettle campaign

Those who would like to help are encouraged to volunteer for at least two hours. "If you just put a bucket out there with no one standing there, you might get like 50 cents", he said. "We'll leave here today ...More..

Denmark Became the 30th Finalist of the World Cup 2018
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Denmark Became the 30th Finalist of the World Cup 2018

A Christian Erickson hat trick smashed Irish dreams of playing in next summer's finals in Russian Federation, leading his team to a 5-1 victory. With the tie perfectly poised after a first-leg goalless draw i...More..

Google honours India's 1st woman lawyer with doodle
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Google honours India's 1st woman lawyer with doodle

Summary: She created history by becoming first woman lawyer in 1924. It is estimated that in her next 20 years of service, Cornelia Sorabji helped over 600 women and children. In 1904, she was appointed Lady A...More..

Trump slammed after tweeting condolences for the wrong U.S. mass shooting
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Trump slammed after tweeting condolences for the wrong U.S. mass shooting

It is assumed the USA president meant to offer support after the shooting in Ranchero Tehama, California , on Tuesday, in which four people were killed and 10 others injured. Even TV presenter Piers Morgan, a ...More..