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The talks, scheduled to take place in Tokyo , come amid a period of intense period of diplomatic activity in the region, as leaders of North East Asia's major powers look to shore up relations following last week's historic Inter-Korean summit.
  • Violence erupts in Gaza at Israeli border fence

    Violence erupts in Gaza at Israeli border fence

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    Earlier on Friday, the UN's human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein criticised Israel for using what he called "excessive force", and said live fire had caused a "staggering number" of injuries. The Great March of Return movement is officially scheduled to continue until May 15, known as Nakba Day , marking the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians during the creation of Israel.
  • No magic solution to Rohingya crisis: UNSC

    No magic solution to Rohingya crisis: UNSC

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    Almost 700,000 members of the ethnic minority group crossed into Bangladesh after Myanmar military launched a military crackdown in Rakhine state on August 25, 2017. One of the foremost objectives of the Security Council is to allow the Rohingya to return - when and if they want to - in a safe and dignified manner.
  • US Ambassador to Israel Offers Condolences on Twitter for Flash Flood Victims

    US Ambassador to Israel Offers Condolences on Twitter for Flash Flood Victims

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    Following the deaths of 10 Israeli teenagers who died on Thursday afternoon in a flash flood near the Dead Sea, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman took to Twitter to offer his condolences on Friday. A survivor who witnessed a almost 10-foot wave sweep his friends away told local media, "I saw bodies floating in the water". TheTimes of Israel reported the victims as being Ilan Bar Shalom, Shani Shamir, Agam Levy, Romi Cohen, Tzur Alfi, Ella Or, Gali Balali, Maayan Barhum, Adi ...
  • US State Department confirms Trump's plan to visit Britain

    US State Department confirms Trump's plan to visit Britain

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    Sadiq Khan , London's Labour Mayor, said: "If he comes to London, President Trump will experience an open and diverse city that has always chosen unity over division and hope over fear". The State Department retweeted the post of British top diplomat Boris Johnson that announced the visit, Xinhua reported . "The US president said he did not want to come if there were large-scale protests and his remarks in effect put the visit on hold for some time", wrote the British publication The ...
  • UPSC Results: Hyderabad boy Anudeep tops, Odisha's Subhankar holds 46th rank

    UPSC Results: Hyderabad boy Anudeep tops, Odisha's Subhankar holds 46th rank

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    About her future plans, Kumari said that 'my first preference will be IAS as I want to stay in my country & serve the people here'. As per records, a total of 11 lakh candidates had appeared for UPSC 2017 exam. The top 25 candidates comprise of 17 men and 08 women. Sachin Gupta, who bagged 3 rank in UPSC, explained how he consistently focused on paying attention only to the resources he wanted to study.
  • Fugitive in ME corporal killing captured

    Fugitive in ME corporal killing captured

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    Police said they received 13 calls from the public overnight related to Williams' possible whereabouts and hundreds of calls in response to a $20,000 reward offered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for information leading to Williams' arrest.
  • 'A drive-by shooting': Tom Brokaw rails against sexual harassment allegations

    'A drive-by shooting': Tom Brokaw rails against sexual harassment allegations

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    Savannah Guthrie anchored tonight's newscast, filling in for Lester Holt , with Kate Snow reporting on their longtime colleague. The veteran journalist, 60, is not happy his former Today cohost shared a story alleging she reported Lauer for sexual harassment on behalf of a female colleague in 2012: "Matt has been laying low for a reason, and just when he thought the worst was behind him, this story comes out with Ann on the record".
  • Train rams into school van, kills 13 students

    Train rams into school van, kills 13 students

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    Scores of people are killed in accidents at unmanned railway crossings in India every year. As Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday faced angry protests during his visit to Kushinagar, he asked protesters to stop the drama.
  • Palestinian journalist dies of wounds caused by Israeli gunfire: medics

    Palestinian journalist dies of wounds caused by Israeli gunfire: medics

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    Batsh was a lecturer at Universiti Kuala Lumpur , specializing in power engineering, according to the university. The allegations on Israeli spy agency Mossad of killing a Hamas engineer Fadi al-Batsh has now nearly confirmed. According to the report, Fadi al-Batsh (35), was killed as part of an alleged operation by Israel's Mossad to take out Hamas scientists and engineers training overseas to gather "know-how and weaponry to fight Israel".
  • Celebrate National Pretzel Day With These Delicious Deals

    Celebrate National Pretzel Day With These Delicious Deals

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    Twenty years later in 2003, then-Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell made it official when he declared April 26 as National Pretzel Day . Anyone who makes a donation of $1 or more to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund at Ben's gets a free pretzel on National Pretzel Day.
  • Mamata 'killing' democracy in West Bengal - BJP

    Mamata 'killing' democracy in West Bengal - BJP

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    While re-election will be held on May 16, election result will be declared on May 17. With the Commission coming out with a fresh day for one-phase poll the opposition parties now have expressed concern about the security arrangements "particularly when the State has assured a total 58,000 police personnel to be posted at 58,446 booths".
  • A fine bromance… Trump and Macron

    A fine bromance… Trump and Macron

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    The main topic of his discussions with Trump was the pact to freeze Iran's nuclear program, which the US president has threatened to scrap but France wants to keep in force. To view PDF documents, Download Acrobat Reader . The French president urged the USA against "closing the door to the world", stating it would not "stop the evolution of the world".
  • Supreme Court discusses congressional redistricting in South Texas

    Supreme Court discusses congressional redistricting in South Texas

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    Minority advocacy groups did not like those 2011 maps, and said they were deliberately created to negatively affect African American and Latino voters. " Gerrymandering is probably the most powerful tool in the kit of voter disenfranchisement". The litigation, however, continued, and the San Antonio court handed down decisions in 2017 finding that both the 2011 map and the 2013 map were illegal.
  • India guru jailed for life for raping teen

    India guru jailed for life for raping teen

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    The guilty verdict was handed down Wednesday amid high security at Jodhpur Central Jail in the western state of Rajasthan, according to local Police Commissioner Ashok Rathore. Describing the assault, she said: "He told me he was god, and that I should offer myself to him and started touching me". "The media coverage against Asaram demoralised his supporters which allowed us to arrest him without any major instance of violence", he said, adding that there was neither any political ...
  • Third Federal Judge Agrees: Trump Must Keep DACA

    Third Federal Judge Agrees: Trump Must Keep DACA

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    The Trump White House chose to gradually phase out the constitutionally questionable program, effectively rescinding an executive order issued by former President Obama. "Promoting and enforcing the rule of law is vital to protecting a nation, its borders, and its citizens". A third USA federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to restore a programme letting young undocumented immigrants stay in the country.
  • Alleged love triangle ends in 2 women shot dead in Pa

    Alleged love triangle ends in 2 women shot dead in Pa

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    Radnor Police said that Luke Chapman does not reside in the home on Lowrys Lane. Gerardot allegedly disguised herself with a wig and traveled by train from Delaware . Mark Gerardot reported to Chapman at the University of DE, working as a creative director. In a statement , Sokola said he is "stunned by the news" of Chapman's murder.
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook visits White House for Trump meeting

    Apple CEO Tim Cook visits White House for Trump meeting

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    Also not invited were any opposition members of Congress, but Ms. Jackson was a member of the previous administration, where she led the EPA. Sales in the country, however, have slowed throughout the company's most recent fiscal years, which has caused some long-term revenue concerns among investors.
  • Trump to have little impact on oil prices despite his efforts

    Trump to have little impact on oil prices despite his efforts

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    But Trump, alongside French President Emmanuel Macron , told reporters Tuesday afternoon that it's possible a deal could be reached "fairly quickly". The timing of Trump's tweet was not random. Admittedly, the rise in fuel costs will eventually weigh on the disposable income of consumers and the profits of non-oil businesses.