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Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

The highest courts in Arkansas and the US could put the executions back on track, but for now Arkansas faces an uphill battle to put any inmate to death before ...


France's Fillon cancels Friday election campaign event after Paris shooting

People on the French security services' watch list for radicalization should also be expelled from France and have their French citizenship revoked, she said. T...


The world's oldest person has died aged 117

I'm happy she didn't suffer but passed away that way, tranquilly", Bava said. Emma Morano , who was named the oldest person in the world, has died at the age...


Pence says still "a chance" diplomacy can stop North Korea

Ms Bishop also repeated Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's call for China to increase diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea . Earlier in the tri...


Tillerson: Iran Remains a Leading State Sponsor of Terror

Israel was one of the most outspoken opponents of the Iran nuclear accord struck between Iran and six major world powers after marathon talks in Vienna in 2...


North Korea promises 'super-mighty' pre-emptive strike

But he told the sailors, "as all of you know, readiness is the key". A concept paper circulated to council members ahead of the meeting states that North K...


Easter road fatality stats expected to be released

It increased the number of private cars and taxis that were on our roads and travelled during Easter. 50% of the people who died were passengers, followed by ...


522 members: British parliament backs holding early election on June 8

Cooper said: "The Prime Minister said yesterday that she was calling a General Election because Parliament was blocking Brexit ". The prime minister shocke...


20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa

The driver of the minibus was also killed, emergency services spokesman Russel Meiring told CNN. The dead children lay trapped inside the burnt out shell of t...


Widow of Saints star Will Smith upset at killer's 25 years

He had faced up to 60 years if the sentences were to be served consecutively. At Hayes' trial, a private investigator working for the defense admitted that th...


Jason Chaffetz may not finish final term in Congress

In the meantime, Chaffetz also tells us he has a job to do in congress, and he has no plans of slowing down. The 50-year-old said in his announcement Wednesda...


NIA court issues non-bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

Earlier, the court had sent four summons to Naik, who is in the UAE, to present before it but he didn't appear. The ED registered a criminal case for money la...


Indiana University bans athletes with sexual violence past

The league defined serious misconduct as "sexual assault, domestic violence or other forms of sexual violence". The Faculty Athletics Committee approved the n...


Kim Zolciak Is Returning to Real Housewives of Atlanta

In a move that surprises no one, Kim Zolciak has signed on to return to The Real Housewives of Atlanta for season 10. Kim has made a few one-off appearances o...


French presidential candidates cancel campaign events

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the group's Amaq news agency. France's presidential election race has been a volatile sp...


Iowa ranks 10th in clean energy, science group says

Progress was so widespread that 35 states demonstrated enough clean-energy momentum to score in the top 10 in at least one metric, while 21 states scored in the...


George HW Bush still in hospital; George W Bush visits

Bush will spend another night in Methodist Hospital, according to spokesman Jim McGrath. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston since last Friday, Aprul 14, 20...


Keppel's Profit Weighed Down by Sluggish Offshore Business

In 2016, Keppel posted its smallest annual profit in a decade. Chief executive Loh Chin Hua told a Web-briefing that while the unit continued to make a profit...


South Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday condemned North Korea's latest missile test and demanded Pyongyang not conduct any more nuclear tests in a...


Russian ties 'at low point' as Syria tensions rise

Trump is increasing pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin to abandon Assad just as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting Moscow. "We want to ...


President Aliyev offers condolences to Egyptian president

In addition to El-Haggar, two other female officers were killed in the attacks: Sergeants Asmaa Hussein and Omneya Roshdy, according to Daily News Egypt . At S...


Australia Plans To Tighten Rules For Citizenship

She asked him to explain what Australian values are. "But at the same time we're putting an obligation on ourselves as a government and as a community to pu...


Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday sought to dispel any notion that Ontario's proposed homebuyers' tax is a sign the country is shunning foreign...


Wits students protest over accommodation

About 100 students from the University of the Witwatersrand are protesting at the institution's Empire Road entrance over residence related issues, the universi...


Gunfire sensors credited with swift arrest in deadly rampage

Fresno police said Muhammad, was also wanted in connection with the shooting of a security guard and has a criminal record. Dyer said Muhammad fired at least ...


SC questions Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards

Is making Aadhaar mandatory only way to stop fraud, Supreme Court asks government. The Supreme Court today questioned the Centre's stand that Aadhar card sh...


Le Pen loses ground to Macron in French election race

Meanwhile, French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has shown solidarity with the policeman, who was killed in the shooting. The far-right presidential candida...


We can't order UK to return Kohinoor diamond, says Supreme Court

The court made it clear it could not pass an order with regard to a property which was in another country. "We can not regulate or supervise it", said the ben...


Canada minister they're looking forward to Trump trade talks

New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay told Reuters in an email his government was assessing the "WTO-consistency" of Canada's dairy industry policy, and ha...


North Korea Denounces US as Naval Armada Approaches

On the other hand, this may suggest that Pyongyang will not act unless the USA attacks first. "So that's why. It's not [North Korea] but the US and Trump that m...


Abe sends offering to shrine honoring Japan's war dead

Japan's internal affairs minister, who usually visits the shrine during the festival, as she did this year, tried to justify lawmakers' shrine visits and offeri...


Venezuela says Movistar sent mass messages calling for protests

Venezuelan officials offered no explanation for its seizure of the GM plant. Toner says the State Department calls on authorities "to ensure that this long-ru...


Petitions to cancel Turkey referendum result rejected by electoral board

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) had on Tuesday asked that the poll be scrapped over alle...


Detained Mexican Ex-Governor Javier Duarte to Accept Extradition

Both Mexico and the United States are expected to file extradition requests with the Italian authorities. Speaking previous year after he was accused of havin...


Safety for Kashmiris must be ensured in all states : Ranjanth Singh

Dubbing the incidents as "unfortunate" the Home Minister said he had come to know that Kashmiris were subjected to "misbehaviour" in some places. Anxious over...