15 security personnel killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

USA and Afghan officials say the Taliban have been under increasingly heavy pressure from air strikes and army operations but the insurgents have repeatedly demonstrated their ability to inflict severe damage on Afghan security forces. Afghanistan is... More..

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Thousands to march in Dublin to preserve the ban on abortions
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Thousands to march in Dublin to preserve the ban on abortions

Abortion has always been a divisive issue in once stridently Catholic Ireland where a complete ban was lifted only in 2013 when terminations were allowed in cases where the mother's life was in danger. The Repu...More..

France's Le Pen set to field new name for far-right party
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

France's Le Pen set to field new name for far-right party

France's far-right National Front is holding a party congress in Lille over the weekend, with leader Marine Le Pen expected to reveal the party's new name. However, Len Pen's credibility is among the potential ...More..

Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis 50s power Sri Lanka to 214/6 vs Bangladesh
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis 50s power Sri Lanka to 214/6 vs Bangladesh

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have fielded the same teams who have played India in the series . Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman,...More..

by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC)- Stocks Getting Investors Vote of Confidence

Shares of Manulife Financial ( NYSE MFC ) traded down $0.10 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $18.58. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,364,589 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1....More..

European Union to respond within 90 days if not exempt By
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

European Union to respond within 90 days if not exempt By

The EU is still seeking clarity from Washington about whether the 28-nation bloc will be exempt from U.S. President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs. Trump argues the tariffs are created to protect U...More..

Kenya denies supplying weapons to South Sudan
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Kenya denies supplying weapons to South Sudan

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday. "They are operating in an environment of their own but they operate in the Republic of South Sudan where there are laws that need to be observed", said Elijah Alier...More..

1 officer killed, another wounded in barricade situation
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

1 officer killed, another wounded in barricade situation

CBS2's Tina Patel said police weren't giving many details about what led to the shooting. Hours later, Olivieri announced, "It is with a heavy heart that I must report that one officer did not survive". About...More..

Huge Voter Turnout For State's Primaries
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Huge Voter Turnout For State's Primaries

State figures show that more than 1 million Democrats cast votes in primary races across the state on Tuesday, nearly twice as many as in 2014, the last time primaries were held for a midterm election. Desp...More..

After Periyar, Lenin statues vandalised, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses disapproval
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

After Periyar, Lenin statues vandalised, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses disapproval

In his addresses at the inauguration event of new Central Information Commission building in Delhi, PM Modi introdued five pillars of information highways. "We have sometimes made changes in our policies base...More..

Masses' support to PML-N a referendum before general elections: Nawaz Sharif
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Masses' support to PML-N a referendum before general elections: Nawaz Sharif

Sharif vowed to introduce motorway and metro bus projects for Bahawalpur if PMLN wins general polls 2018. Highligthing performance of the PML-N, he said that his party resolved major issues being faced by Pak...More..

President Trump to meet with aluminum, steel execs
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

President Trump to meet with aluminum, steel execs

Other countries will also be allowed to apply for exemptions to the new taxes of 25% on imported steel and 10% on imported aluminum. But far from soothing fears of a trade war, the exemptions could make the...More..

INX money laundering case: Karti approaches SC
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

INX money laundering case: Karti approaches SC

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the special court that the CBI had recovered evidence to prove that Karti Chidambaram had direct links with Advantage Strategic, which allegedly received lakhs o...More..

Gushue tops Jacobs to improve position for Brier playoffs
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Gushue tops Jacobs to improve position for Brier playoffs

Laycock said. "We started 0-2 and made the odds of us making the championship round pretty low, but we found a way and battled back and made it exciting at the end". John's, N.L., as he tried to win his first n...More..

Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 9
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 9

At least nine people were killed and 22 injured after a suicide bomber on foot blew himself up in a Shiite area of Kabul on Friday. There was some doubt about the toll, which some witnesses said was higher ...More..

No Brexit progress without Irish border solution — EU's Tusk
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

No Brexit progress without Irish border solution — EU's Tusk

I have come to Dublin to consult with the Taoiseach and discuss Ireland's concerns on several important issues ahead of the European Council in two weeks. To ensure a level playing field. This is as strong ...More..

Iranian-Canadian scientist's widow not allowed to travel
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Iranian-Canadian scientist's widow not allowed to travel

Shahindokht Molaverdi, Rouhani's special assistant on civil rights and a member of the committee, said on Thursday that Rouhani was "serious about investigating" the death of Seyed-Emami and other prisoners. Hi...More..

Iran strongly condemns attack on its embassy in London
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Iran strongly condemns attack on its embassy in London

The group appear in video footage on Twitter taking down the Iranian flag and waving a blue and white replacement from the balcony for around two hours. A Persian language channel broadcasting from outside of I...More..

Willie Cauley-Stein, De'Aaron Fox questionable versus Magic
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Willie Cauley-Stein, De'Aaron Fox questionable versus Magic

Orlando trailed by 13 points midway through the fourth quarter before Shelvin Mack connected on a 3-pointer and Bismack Biyombo scored on the inside to cut Sacramento's lead to 84-76 with 5:20 remaining. Labi...More..

Rane to file nomination for RS polls from BJP quota
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Rane to file nomination for RS polls from BJP quota

Discussions for an alliance for the Rajya Sabha were held at the highest level figuring Congress president Rahul Gandhi and JMM executive president Hemant Soren in Delhi. SP has 47 votes in which they have 10 a...More..