• Seven injured in ax attack at German train station
Seven injured in ax attack at German train station

Local media said several people had been attacked at the station. Images shared on social media from the scene showed that the station had been cordoned off by police, and helicopters hovered overhead. The train arrived, and suddenly someone jumped out with an ax and struck at the people. German newspaper Bild reported that two suspect has ...

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  • Egypt's prosecutor agrees to release former President Mubarak
Egypt's prosecutor agrees to release former President Mubarak

The ruling is final as it was Mubarak's second retrial, which can not be appealed, after he was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2012, and then acquitted of the same charges two years later. The Court of Cassation is the highest court for criminal litigation in Egypt. Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein has been detained in Egypt for more than...

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  • Trump to donate salary, asks White House press corp for suggestions
Trump to donate salary, asks White House press corp for suggestions

With Spicer's latest 'splaining, it sounds like the White House is sticking to its story that surveillance was done but is walking back the charge that Obama was directly involved. "Yes!" Spicer cut in and exclaimed. "He does believe it", Spicer said, ending the volley. Spicer asked in response. "I think I have to by law take $1, so I'll take $...

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  • IS fighters left in Mosul will die, says USA envoy McGurk
IS fighters left in Mosul will die, says USA envoy McGurk

The desecration was recorded on video and widely published by Islamic State supporters, who protrayed it as part of their campaign to erase any cultural history which contravenes their extreme interpretation of Sunni Islam. "An order was issued for foreign fighters with families to withdraw with them". ISIS "is trapped. Just last night, the 9th I...

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  • BJP to focus on Telangana, Andhra Pradesh after Uttar Pradesh polls
BJP to focus on Telangana, Andhra Pradesh after Uttar Pradesh polls

BJP national president Amit Shah will very soon step in to make the "Modi Magic" work in the sibling States by 2019 polls by formulating an effective strategy. "The historic mandate given to the BJP will give a new direction to Indian politics", exclaimed a jubilant Shah. "Winning Gujarat too will be very vital as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's e...

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  • 15 killed, dozens missing in Ethiopia garbage dump landslide
15 killed, dozens missing in Ethiopia garbage dump landslide

The landslide buried several makeshift homes and concrete buildings, and officials vowed to relocate people living at the landfill. Dagmawit said two had serious injuries. Some residents of Addis Ababa forage inside the landfill for food and other items that can be sold. Around 500 waste-pickers are believed to work at the landfill every day, sor...

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  • Florida: Indian-American mistaken for Arab in arson attack
Florida: Indian-American mistaken for Arab in arson attack

The fire was put out quickly and didn't cause a lot of damage since the store was closed and protected by security shutters, he said. During a court appearance Saturday morning, Lloyd told a judge he wants to represent himself. Pictured the St Lucie, Met Mart convenience store Richard Lloyd tried to burn down. Police will conduct a mental...

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  • Brighton JCC gets second bomb threat in less than one week
Brighton JCC gets second bomb threat in less than one week

Museums, houses of worship, advocacy groups and cemeteries have been targets of bomb threats and vandalism. The hoax is the latest in a string of threats made against the Jewish community in recent weeks. "As a member of the Jewish community and the greater community of our city, I thought it was important we show support for our community and le...

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  • Coalition official: ISIS-held Mosul completely surrounded
Coalition official: ISIS-held Mosul completely surrounded

The announcement came as the Iraqi security forces are fighting fierce clashes while pushing deeper into the IS-held western side of Mosul, locally known as right bank of Tigris River, which bisects the city. Image copyright Reuters Image caption People leave the village of Badoush as the battle between Iraqi forces and IS intensifies Image copyrig...

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  • Runaway bus 'kills 34' in Haitian city of Gonaives
Runaway bus 'kills 34' in Haitian city of Gonaives

While trying to speed away he ran over a group of street musicians. The incident occurred in the city of Gonaives, 90 miles outside the capital of Port-au-Prince. Rara musicians - a group of Haitian street performers (musicians) playing traditional instruments, during a "rara" parade. He called for "an investigation as soon as possible to shin...

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  • Trump finally speaks with Abbas, invites him to White House 'very soon'
Trump finally speaks with Abbas, invites him to White House 'very soon'

In Washington, the White House said Trump "emphasized his personal belief that peace is possible and that the time has come to make a deal". "If the Israelis are ready, President Abbas has committed himself to a peaceful deal with President Trump".

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  • United States sends hundreds of Marines to Raqqa ahead of planned attack
United States sends hundreds of Marines to Raqqa ahead of planned attack

During the siege of Kobani in late 2014 and early 2015, YPG forces directed USA airstrikes, many of which were being launched from İncirlik Air Force Base in Turkey. The United States turned up the heat on the Islamic State group Thursday, sending an additional 400 USA troops into Syria to support an offensive to retake manoeuvring, the jihadists...

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  • Putin, Erdogan hail Russia-Turkey ties, pledge cooperation on Syria
Putin, Erdogan hail Russia-Turkey ties, pledge cooperation on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a central player thanks to his military campaign, but he must keep allies like Syria and Iran on his side even as tries to cooperate with the USA and Turkey. Moscow responded by barring the sales of package tours to Turkey and halting imports of agricultural products, moves that badly squeezed the Turkish econ...

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  • UN Endorses Iran-Turkey-Russia Talks on Syria
UN Endorses Iran-Turkey-Russia Talks on Syria

Haley spoke following a closed doors briefing on the Geneva talks by UN Syria mediator Staffan de Mistura at the Security Council. The second round of the negotiations, similarly brokered by the trio, was held on February 15-16. The fourth round of the UN-mediated discussions was held between February 23 and March 3 in Geneva, and a fifth one has b...

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  • Swansea boss Clement preparing for 9-TEAM relegation battle…
Swansea boss Clement preparing for 9-TEAM relegation battle…

Clement admitted his side were hit on Humberside by the loss of defender Angel Rangel and particularly the departure before the break of in-form striker Fernando Llorente. The Liverpool game proves we can compete with these so called "bigger clubs" and money won't buy City an easy ride against an in form Swans team. " The last two games against t...

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  • Toyota stolen with 4-year-old girl inside
Toyota stolen with 4-year-old girl inside

Suspect is still outstanding, no description yet. Det. Ranbir Dhillon said the auto was abandoned with the child inside, adding that an alert passerby was responsible for telling police about the girl's whereabouts. "This is the best possible outcome", Det. Repeated alerts were issued by Toronto police and a frantic search ensued. Ranbir Dhillon ...

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  • Students respond to South Korean President's impeachment
Students respond to South Korean President's impeachment

Park became the first South Korean leader to be ousted through impeachment. After the scandal came into light, citizens of South Korea took to the streets to protest a sprawling corruption scandal that shook the government. Park was also accused of neglecting her duties during the 2014 Sewol ferry sinking that killed more than 300, but the ju...

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  • Twin blasts kill at least 30 in Damascus Old City
Twin blasts kill at least 30 in Damascus Old City

The SANA state news agency reported that "two bombs planted by terrorists exploded near the Bab al-Saghir cemetery in Bab Musalla, causing dead and wounded". Sunni extremists from al-Qaida and Islamic State group frequently target Shia shrines in both Syria and neighbouring Iraq . The Lebanese group Hezbollah is also fighting in support of Assad...

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  • Trump adviser admits to contact with DNC hacker
Trump adviser admits to contact with DNC hacker

Stone had exchanged private messages with Guccifer 2.0, the online persona that U.S. investigators believe was created by the Russian government. Following the article , Guccifer 2.0 contacted Stone through personal messages on Twitter saying, "Wow.

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  • VW Pleads Guilty to Three Felonies Related to Dieselgate
VW Pleads Guilty to Three Felonies Related to Dieselgate

Investors in VW stock took the news in stride after the expected guilty plea, sending shares up slightly in Germany to close up 0.3 per cent at 143.70 euros ($203.51). Volkswagen agreed to change the way it operates in the United States and other countries under the settlement. The guilty plea entered Friday is in addition to $17.5 billion that t...

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