China unveils its plan for a Polar Silk Road through the Arctic

Melting ice may also offer commercial opportunities in the region, exerting influence on global shipping, worldwide trade, energy supply, and work and life of Arctic residents. In 1925, China joined the Spitsbergen Treaty and started active participa... More..

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"Save the Children" Office in Afghanistan Attacked killing 2

Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial governor, said at least three people - two guards and a civilian - had been killed and 27 wounded in the attack involving six assailants. "He exp...More..

AMBER Alert Issued for 4-Year-Old North Carolina Boy
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

AMBER Alert Issued for 4-Year-Old North Carolina Boy

He was walking on Village Drive in the direction of Crestline Road in Laurinburg, Stubbs said . Detective Sgt. Jessica Sadovnikov with the Scotland County Sheriff's Office said that Raul has wandered around ...More..

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are "just a noisy bunch"

The remaining members of the advisory board on Wednesday toured temporary camps the government has set up for returnees. A USA official, who spoke on Thursday on condition of anonymity, said the issues raised...More..

Steve Wynn accused of sexual misconduct spanning decades
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Steve Wynn accused of sexual misconduct spanning decades

The story also says that a massage therapist reported that Wynn regularly demanded that she "massage" his penis to climax during each session. The majority of those who spoke out anxious that talking to the...More..

Australian open: Kyle Edmund ready to lead after Melbourne journey
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Australian open: Kyle Edmund ready to lead after Melbourne journey

Wozniacki, who can return to the No. 1 ranking with her first Grand Slam singles title, plays Elise Mertens in the semifinals. Also, fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine takes on Elise Mertens. Nadal and ...More..

Duterte offers '42 virgins' to visitors of Philippines
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Duterte offers '42 virgins' to visitors of Philippines

The President, in his previous speeches, has repeatedly warned against the possible retaliation of IS after the Philippine troops defeated the Maute extremist group, which laid siege to Marawi City for five mon...More..

North Korean musicians to perform in South Korea on Eve of Olympics
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

North Korean musicians to perform in South Korea on Eve of Olympics

South Korea has hinted for the first time since the start of a standoff with the North over Pyongyang's nuclear program previous year that a military solution would be no answer to the crisis and that diff...More..

Killed, Dozens Injured as Massive Fire Ravages South Korea Hospital
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Killed, Dozens Injured as Massive Fire Ravages South Korea Hospital

At least 177 patients - majority elderly - were at the main building of the hospital and the adjacent nursing home when the fire broke out, hospital director Song Byeong Cheol told reporters. Three of the dead ...More..

by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Leeds confirm they will rethink controversial new badge after fan criticism

It received nearly unanimous widespread criticism after being unveiled on Wednesday, and Aston Villa are the latest to have a pop at the new Leeds United crest . It read: "The volume and depth of opinions ex...More..

Guillermo del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' Hit by Plagiarism Allegations
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Guillermo del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' Hit by Plagiarism Allegations

The estate argues that the film was "obviously derived" from Zindel's work, according to The Guardian . Meanwhile, Fox Searchlight issued a statement and said Del Toro has never read nor seen Zindel's pl...More..

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Released From Hotel Detention
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Released From Hotel Detention

The prince, 62, had been the most well-known and prominent detainee held at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in the Saudi capital, Riyadh , since November 4, when his much younger cousin, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salma...More..

Scientist challenges incumbent in Czech presidential runoff
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Scientist challenges incumbent in Czech presidential runoff

Many see the vote as a referendum on Zeman, 73, a former centre-left prime minister who has shifted sharply to the right, with a brash style that has divided the Czech Republic . Congratulating Zeman on his ...More..

Soros Goes On The Attack At Davos, Slams Trump, Facebook
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Soros Goes On The Attack At Davos, Slams Trump, Facebook

The American billionaire financier had previously aligned with Democratic attorney generals to file over a dozen of lawsuits against President Donald Trump's administration for his infamous immigration ban. t...More..

What Will Be in Trump's First State of the Union Speech?
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

What Will Be in Trump's First State of the Union Speech?

The White House sought to temper expectations on Friday about how many specifics would be in the address . In the national security section of the speech, he is expected to address the ongoing nuclear thre...More..

Congressman who settled complaint won't seek re-election
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Congressman who settled complaint won't seek re-election

Meehan graduated from Bowdoin with degrees in Government and Legal Studies and Classics and went on to receive a law degree from Temple University. Meehan was booted from his post on the House Ethics Committe...More..

by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

IPL 2018: KL Rahul, Ben Stokes, Manish Pandey get huge bids

England all-rounder Ben Stokes was the day's biggest pick. None of the eight franchises showed interest in the Jamaican but went all out for England allrounder Ben Stokes , who pocketed a whopping Rs. CSK bi...More..

BBC, Criticized Over Pay Gap, Cuts Salaries of Some Male Journalists
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

BBC, Criticized Over Pay Gap, Cuts Salaries of Some Male Journalists

On January 8, BBC's delegate in China, prestigious journalist Carrie Gracie, presented her resignation after proving that two men in comparable positions were substantially more charged than her. Asked if it ...More..

House Republicans won't release the memo
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

House Republicans won't release the memo

WASHINGTON-A fight is intensifying over a memo that its Republican authors say describes abuses by USA intelligence agencies in probing Russian election interference, as Democrats and law-enforcement offici...More..

Court Rules For Bombardier Over Boeing In Trade Dispute
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Court Rules For Bombardier Over Boeing In Trade Dispute

International Trade Commission is expected to rule on a massive tariff the Commerce Department imposed against Bombardier's new narrow-body jet. "We will not stand by as Bombardier's illegal business practic...More..

Venezuela's presidential battle begins, Nicolas Maduro favourite
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Venezuela's presidential battle begins, Nicolas Maduro favourite

Venezuela has expelled the Spanish ambassador to Caracas, Jesús Silva Fernández, accusing him of interfering in its internal affairs . Venezuela has also recalled its own ambassador to Spain following the E...More..

At least 33 die in SK hospital fire
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

At least 33 die in SK hospital fire

He says most victims died from suffocation. At Sejong Hospital , two physicians are working - an internal medicine specialist and a neurosurgeon. A patient being rescued from a burning hospital in Mirya...More..

Russian Federation says no obligation to comply with USA sanction on N. Korea
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Russian Federation says no obligation to comply with USA sanction on N. Korea

Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said today Moscow did not recognise "one-sided American sanctions" and would only enforce those passed by the United Nations (UN) Security Council. "If the American autho...More..

Taliban kill 95, injure 158 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Taliban kill 95, injure 158 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital

The explosion came around lunchtime, a particularly busy time for a street that houses government offices and leads to some global embassies, the New York Times reported . President Donald Trump has pursued a ...More..

Zimbabwe elections before July: President Emmerson Mnangagwa
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Zimbabwe elections before July: President Emmerson Mnangagwa

In an interview on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Mnangagwa said misunderstandings over the land reform programme saw Zimbabwe parting ways with the Commonwealth, but...More..

The end of that Ohio State-Penn State game was absolutely bonkers
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

The end of that Ohio State-Penn State game was absolutely bonkers

However, for a second consecutive year the Big Ten was cut out of the College Football Playoff. A team source told cleveland.com that Bates-Diop was up sick all night on Wednesday. Penn State , on the other han...More..

Paris zoo on LOCKDOWN after FIFTY baboons escape
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Paris zoo on LOCKDOWN after FIFTY baboons escape

The zoo said none of the animals had managed to make it into any of the park's public areas, which had already been evacuated of visitors as a precaution. After the baboons had disappeared the zoo said that the...More..

by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Senator Collins Ends Government Shutdown with a Talking Stick

Despite their optimism, lawmakers face the weight of heavy expectations and the knowledge that past attempts to forge centrist solutions on immigration and other thorny issues have been thwarted by the vocal ba...More..

Donald Trump booed at Davos summit
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Donald Trump booed at Davos summit

President Trump has said he did not use such language, while others present say he did. Trump's letter, seen by The Associated Press and confirmed by two US officials, says the U.S. The Rwandan government sai...More..

Sunny And Pleasant Today, Rain By Saturday
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Sunny And Pleasant Today, Rain By Saturday

Winds will stay strong out of the south around 10 to 20 miles per hour, gusting upwards of 30 miles per hour at times. Saturday night , the low will be around 28 with partly cloudy skies, and a west wind of ...More..