• New Zealanders drink on tiny island to avoid local alcohol ban
New Zealanders drink on tiny island to avoid local alcohol ban

They even installed a picnic table and icebox for drinks. The Sydney Morning Herald tweeted a picture of the man-made alcohol island, and reported that members of the group joked that they were "in worldwide waters" and thus free from the alcohol ban that extended to beaches and outdoor events.

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  • Below-zero wind chills greet IN on New Year's holiday
Below-zero wind chills greet IN on New Year's holiday

Through tonight: A bitter cold last night of 2017. These wind chills can cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. A north wind this morning is bringing a wind chill, feeling like 19-25 through noon today. Tuesday morning could see another record cold morning but some clouds moving in could keep temperatures from dropping as low ...

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  • District Court To Hold Hearing For Suspect in St. Petersburg Supermarket Bombing
District Court To Hold Hearing For Suspect in St. Petersburg Supermarket Bombing

Russian investigators immediately began to work with the suspect, who is now being interrogated, according to a separate statement by the Investigative Committee. "You know that yesterday in St Petersburg a terrorist act was carried out", Putin told the audience, referring to the explosion that injured 13 shoppers in a branch of the Perekrestok sup...

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  • India and Pakistan Exchange Lists of Nuclear Plants and Prisoners
India and Pakistan Exchange Lists of Nuclear Plants and Prisoners

The ministry said the list was exchanged between the two countries through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad . To save Mr Jadhav, India moved the International Court of Justice, which ordered Pakistan in May to stay his execution.

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  • Medical Commission Bill: Health ministry exchanged views with IMA
Medical Commission Bill: Health ministry exchanged views with IMA

The new National Commission Bill includes the bridge course proposal which would enable alternative medicine practitioners to practise allopathy from medical universities which is equal to MBBS course. On Monday, a delegation of the IMA led by President KK Aggarwal and its national President Ravi Wankhede met Nadda, seeking strict amendments in the...

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  • 'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong
'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong

After a year in which he ordered a string of missile launches - including three intercontinental ballistic missiles - and the regime's sixth and most powerful nuclear test, Kim used his annual New Year's Day address to declare the North's nuclear weapons capability a reality.

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  • Pakistan Foreign Minister meets Prime Minister Abbasi after Trump's barb
Pakistan Foreign Minister meets Prime Minister Abbasi after Trump's barb

Will let the world know the truth. "President Trump has put Pakistan on notice", Pence said at the time. "We are ready to give all account for every single penny to America in public". "He has tweeted against us (Pakistan) and Iran for his domestic consumption", Asif told Geo TV on Monday. Much of the money Pakistan has received from the US h...

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  • Travel chaos as fog cloaks New Delhi
Travel chaos as fog cloaks New Delhi

Many flights, however, continue to be delayed at the time of filing this report. The minimum temperature was recorded at 8.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. At the airport's Terminal 1 or T1, the waiting hall and the area near the boarding gates were packed with people sitting on the floor and staircases waiting for word on t...

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  • Nine more people killed in anti-government protests in Iran
Nine more people killed in anti-government protests in Iran

The highest-ranking USA official's direct expression of support for rioters in recent protests in Iran and the supportive voices by a number of other governments and Western media outlets reveal that the U.S. Iranian authorities have also blocked access to Instagram and Telegram social media Apps in the country after a video of two dead demonstrato...

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  • The new year is rung in from Australia to the Middle East
The new year is rung in from Australia to the Middle East

Meanwhile, Australians are welcoming 2018 with a rainbow-themed fireworks in Sydney. Half a tonne of fireworks were set off from Auckland's Sky Tower as the clock struck midnight at 11am GMT. Elsewhere, major worldwide cities also prepared to welcome the New Year. In Beijing, merrymakers braved frigid temperatures as they counted down to the ne...

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  • 10 killed in shooting outside Egypt church
10 killed in shooting outside Egypt church

Egyptians carry the coffin of a soldier who was killed a day earlier in the restive Sinai Peninsula in an attack by ISIL, during a funeral ceremony in the 10th of Ramadan city, about 60km north of Cairo , on July 8, 2017. Olav Fykse Tveit has condemned the twin attacks on Coptic Christians in the Helwan area south of Cairo in which 12 people wer...

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  • Modi speaks of 'freeing Muslim women from injustices'
Modi speaks of 'freeing Muslim women from injustices'

In the 39th edition of his radio programme, PM Modi also shared that leaders of all 10 ASEAN nations will attend the Republic Day celebrations in 2018 as chief guests. The New India Youth will transform our nation", he added. - Recently I came to know of the inspiring story of Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak , he extricated from sting of terrorism a...

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  • Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwana
Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwana

The terrorists opened fire and launched grenade in the camp. "They were challenged by camp sentries", PTI quoted CRPF officials as saying. A gun battle began between the sentry personnel at the CRPF base and JeM militants as armed forces retaliated as soon as the attack took place.

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  • New Year's Eve forecast: Below-zero temps, bitter wind chill
New Year's Eve forecast: Below-zero temps, bitter wind chill

Wind chill advisories were set Sunday afternoon in the Chicago area and parts of central and southern IL. The first week of 2018 will remain cold, but sunny. Anyone out celebrating overnight will get an extra blast of arctic air that could drop temperatures to -5 and -20 degrees. "Our advice for these situations is to wear several layers of clo...

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  • 200 arrested, messaging network blocked as Tehran protests enter fourth day
200 arrested, messaging network blocked as Tehran protests enter fourth day

Two protesters at least were shot by Iranian security forces in the western town of Dorud on Saturday, according to a video posted on social media, on the third day of anti-government demonstrations around the country, Reuters reported.

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  • Deputies 'injured' after being called to suburban Denver incident
Deputies 'injured' after being called to suburban Denver incident

Police in Colorado say a number of officers are "down" following a shooting incident outside Denver. Among the wounded, five were deputies of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office . The hospital said it could not say what their conditions are or if they are law enforcement. Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree reported receiving three patients ...

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  • Drugs, Gun, Teeth Found on Man Stopped at South Carolina Store
Drugs, Gun, Teeth Found on Man Stopped at South Carolina Store

When police went to his room to retrieve his belongings, they found ammunition, an AR-15, a shotgun and a handgun, police said. Despite the discovery, hotel officials said they are still hosting tonight's New Year's Eve celebration, which is reportedly set to host a massive 50,000 balloon drop at midnight.

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  • Greenville police identify 7-year-old homicide victim
Greenville police identify 7-year-old homicide victim

Public Information Officer for Greenville Police Department Kathy Lucas released more information about the shooting death of 7-year-old Kaden Green . Family members say she's Castillo's girlfriend. McKinney officers then found the suspect's vehicle in a drugstore parking lot and then gave chase when the auto fled into Frisco and was corne...

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  • Oppong Weah Deserves To Be President Of Liberia - FA Cup Vice Chairman
Oppong Weah Deserves To Be President Of Liberia - FA Cup Vice Chairman

He said his administration would build on the institutional gains made by Sirleeaf, but quickly assured that change would be made where necessary. In his remarks conceding the election, Boakai offered a "hand of goodwill" to Weah and dismissed the idea of challenging the runoff results in court, alluding to past conflicts.

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  • Saint Petersburg supermarket bomber arrested
Saint Petersburg supermarket bomber arrested

The agency said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies that he organized and carried out the attack on his own. But law enforcement authorities initially opened an investigation on suspicion of attempted murder, seeming to suggest that terrorist motives were not suspected.

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