by | September 01, 2017 | 02:42

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has visited the Gaza Strip in a desperate bid for funding and other measures to alleviate the Palestinian "open air prison's" burgeoning humanitarian crisis. "I learned a lot about the hard challenges facing the IDF, Israeli residents living in the nearby areas and the residents of Gaza, as a result of Hamas' misuse of humanitarian aid and its commitment to terrorism and violence", Greenblatt said.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:36

The Portuguese player has four years left on his lucrative Bayern contract and, although the season-long loan move would include a fee, it is believed the German club might pay some of his wages. Bony was probably expecting to line up alongside Sergio Aguero , but spent the majority of his City career on the bench, which resulted in him scoring just six league goals in 36 appearances for them.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:15

A revamp of the cabinet has been on the cards for months because some ministers are holding multiple portfolios which is seen as a drag on efficiency. The meeting is learnt to have focussed on Assembly elections in Gujarat, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh. Among those who have offered to resign are Union Minister Kalraj Mishra, Uma Bharti, and Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey, who was appointed Uttar Pradesh State BJP chief.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:15

Lebanon , Syria and Hezbollah agreed to the ceasefire with ISIS and the evacuation deal this weekend after clashes earlier this month. Lebanon has defended the agreement, in which the militants are said to have revealed the location of the remains of nine Lebanese soldiers who had been captured in 2014.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:07

Mr Mehrishi's appointment to the audit body was announced within hours of his retirement from the Home Ministry. Mehrishi, 1978-batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, will on Thursday hand over the charge of Home Secretary to senior IAS officer Rajiv Gauba, who is now working as Officer on Special Duty in the ministry.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:59

The negotiations over the renewal of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon's (UNIFIL) mandate centered on Hezbollah - the Iran-backed terrorist group which the USA and Israel have accused of stockpiling weapons in southern Lebanon near the country's border with Israel.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:58

The UN watchdog's report said Iran restarted production of heavy water on 17 June after a maintenance shut-down of the plant which started on 27 April. Those terms are widely understood by officials from the IAEA and member states to mean there must be credible information that arouses suspicion, and IAEA officials have made clear they will not take it at face value.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:55

But with less than 2 percent of the US population living within 40 miles of the Mexico border, most of the electricity generated by the wall would be useless - without the construction of costly transmission lines to channel the electricity to other parts of the country.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:53

The candid actress has stirred up a hornet's nest by saying that she demands an apology from the actor for slandering her name. It all began when the actress hinted at Hrithik being her "silly ex" during an interview. "For all this misbehaviour, I want an apology from him", she says. Claiming that Hrithik "runs away" when he sees her Kangana alleged that he was harassing her and stalking her a year after their alleged break up in 2014.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:47

Mattis said that the make up of those US forces in Afghanistan would also start changing in line with Trump's guidance. "This is not a troop increase", Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said, according to Reuters . He said they will continue to fully report all forces to the US Congress in closed settings - contrary to what was done by the previous administration.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:49

The UK in a show of support and concern has so far trained 28,000 Nigerian soldiers with over 40 UK military personnel deployed to Nigeria on a long term basis. He also used the visit to call for closer trade links between Britain and Nigeria, which he said would help to "secure a prosperous future for our two countries".

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:44

The announcement comes as Trump is planning a return visit Saturday to Texas, which was hardest hit by the deadly storm. However, the USA first lady's heels didn't last long! "But people weren't talking about the nuclear missile that Kim Jong Un tested, because Melania Trump apparently did something much worse", Noah said.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:33

According to the station, its newsroom last flooded in 2001 when Tropical Storm Allison hit Harris County. 'This water, folks, it's rising, ' she said, ' can see water filling [the cab]'. The convention center, which was also used as a shelter for Katrina refugees in 2005, can accommodate roughly 5,000 people. For "I don't even know how long", Smith remained on air as they waited for a rescue boat to reach the window of the truck's cab and extricate him to safety.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:36

According to authorities, nine families lived in the six-storey building which sat between narrow streets in a densely populated area, where some buildings are almost a hundred years old. The building had been shortlisted under the reconstruction scheme and residents were being shifted out gradually during 2013-14. "We always live in fear that they will collapse during monsoons", 63-year-old Mohammed Shaikh told AFP.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:30

Sgt. Perez left his home in heavy rain at 4:30 report to an investigation, even though his wife urged him to stay home because of the risky driving conditions. The floodwaters became treacherous and it was too risky to go out safely at the time. Sgt. Steve Perez's body was recovered early Tuesday and Colorado police departments issued condolences to the family and coworkers of Sgt.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:25

According to the most recent Fox News Poll , the results aren't too different. A new poll from Morning Consult and Politico finds Republican and Democratic voters agree that Congress should finds ways to achieve policy goals without shutting down the government - until it comes to funding President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:27

Personally congratulating the Chinese President Xi Jinping on China's presidency of BRICS, Temer, applauded the Summit's preparatory process and reiterated his country's commitment to strengthening and increasing cooperation among the BRICS members.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:03

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi's gesture brightened up the day for a young fan, who was initially barred from approaching the Argentine by the security men. They'll need every ounce of skill from Lionel Messi and Paulo Dybala to get a win against Uruguay . Sampaoli served notice of his determination to invigorate Argentina's ranks by axing striker Gonzalo Higuain in favour of Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi .

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:02

Despite many employees losing their own cars, homes, and valuables, they were desperate to help in any way they could and made a decision to work tirelessly to make sure victims of the flooding wouldn't go hungry. The bakery posted on Facebook earlier today that it is "open at all locations until we run out of bread". The post was widely shared, with praise pouring in from around the world for the bakers' kind gesture.

by | September 01, 2017 | 00:58

The theme park group announced that Six Flags Great America will be the home of the 100-foot tall coaster that will be the world's largest loop coaster. The Gurnee outpost of Six Flags has recently welcomed new rides like the Joker and Goliath , while retrofitting some of its older coasters with virtual reality experiences .

by | September 01, 2017 | 00:57

Gormick assures the decision to send these resources was carefully thought out, and says losing these two members temporarily will not affect local efforts. The responders heading for Texas are only a portion of Vermont's swift water personnel, leaving sufficient coverage for the state should there be a need.

by | September 01, 2017 | 00:38

A wall along the southern nation's southern border was one of the president's main campaigning points, and he has called on Congress time and again to allocate funds for its construction. The Washington Post , citing a well-connected Republican lobbyist, reported on Tuesday that some Trump advisers are telling the president to use this opportunity to abandon his insistence on the wall without losing face, and then fight for the wall funding later this year.

by | September 01, 2017 | 00:25

The US State Department has ordered Russian Federation to close its consulate in San Francisco in response to Moscow's "unwarranted" demands that the size of the US mission in Russian Federation be reduced. The consular annexes to be closed in NY and Washington contain Russian trade missions, the official said. But after the US Congress approved new economic sanctions against Moscow over its alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, Putin ordered drastic cuts in US staff in ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 23:29

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his two Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma are among five candidates put up by the BJP for the September 15 MLC bypolls in the state. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the scrapping of interviews in group 2, 3 and 4 posts of union government on December 29, 2015". On 21 March this year, when Yogi Adityanath rose to speak in Parliament for the last time, he talked about the spread of Japanese ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 23:17

Choudhury was detained Friday night after he allegedly drove at a police van near Queen Elizabeth II's London residence, one of the city's top tourist attractions. Another man, 30, who was arrested and questioned by counter-terrorism police in connection with the same incident faces no further action. The man, now named as Choudhury, was arrested and has been held in police custody since the incident.