free hit counter
 
  CNN     MSNBC
'El Chapo' Guzman's trial begins under unprecedented security measures
Nearly two years after his extradition from Mexico, notorious cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera faces an American jury on Tuesday in the most significant criminal trial in decades.

Syrian Kurds resume push to rid ISIS from last pockets of Syria
Syrian Kurdish forces are resuming the final phase of operations against ISIS, as the terrorist group is pushed back into its last remaining slivers of territory.

Doctors rescue baby from pregnant woman killed with crossbow
An unborn baby has been saved by doctors after his mother was shot and killed with a crossbow in East London, the UK Press Association reported.

Secret North Korean missile bases exposed
New commercial satellite images released Monday have identified more than a dozen undeclared North Korean missile operating bases, another sign that Pyongyang is continuing to move forward with its ballistic missile program amid indications that talks with the US have stalled in recent months.

Khashoggi audio makes apparent reference to Saudi Crown Prince, NYT reports
People familiar with an audio recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi say it contains an instruction to "tell your boss," which American intelligence officials believe is a reference to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, The New York Times reports.

The kilogram is about to be redefined
For more than 100 years Paris has been home to Le Grand K, a block of metal that defines the precise weight of a kilogram.

Flipkart CEO resigns after misconduct claims
The head of India's biggest online retailer has stepped down following an investigation into allegations of "serious personal misconduct."

Japan's economy has a $5 trillion problem
An epic bond-buying spree by Japan's central bank means it's now sitting on assets worth more than the country's entire economy.

 
Warning: MagpieRSS: Failed to parse RSS file. (Mismatched tag at line 118, column 8) in /homepages/9/d195360726/htdocs/BharatExpress/RSS/rss_fetch.inc on line 238
  Yahoo     BBC
Lure of Europe loses shine for Afghans

Lure of Europe loses shine for AfghansZahedullah Sumarkhil had every reason to flee Afghanistan in 2014, in the vanguard of a wave of migrants that would soon flood into Europe. Taliban assassins on a motorcycle in his hometown of Jalalabad had staged an ambush that left his brother and a cousin dead.



Breakfast with Tom Perez: why Democratic chair is upbeat about 2020

Breakfast with Tom Perez: why Democratic chair is upbeat about 2020It?s a good thing Tom Perez didn?t come to breakfast the morning after the midterms, as his team had originally proposed. Mr. Perez was indeed rested and in high spirits after the Democrats accomplished what they set out to do: recapture control of the House, flip a whole bunch of governorships ? including in beet-red Kansas ? and lose not too many Senate races. Perez was also thrilled to report that his party had regained about 350 state legislative seats, key to redistricting and rebuilding the Democratic ?bench? after losing more than a thousand seats during the Obama years.



Readers write: The power of song, comparing movements, updates on Washington, and exploring diversities of the Amazon

Readers write: The power of song, comparing movements, updates on Washington, and exploring diversities of the AmazonThe power of song



Fear of ?the other? begets acts of hate, With China, Japan needs to step out from the shadow of the US, Centrist infighting is an opportunity for extremists, The US should offer the Caribbean development assistance, Companies need to cut emissions, too

Fear of ?the other? begets acts of hate, With China, Japan needs to step out from the shadow of the US, Centrist infighting is an opportunity for extremists, The US should offer the Caribbean development assistance, Companies need to cut emissions, too?The massacre [Oct. 27] at the Conservative Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, in which at least 11 people were killed by a right-wing extremist, has been described as the most deadly attack on the [US] Jewish community...,? states an editorial.



  California fires: Winds propel fires as death toll rises
Firefighters are battling deadly blazes in the north and south of the US state.
FBI: Spike in US hate crimes for third year in a row
The US saw a 17% increase in hate crime incidents last year compared with 2016, according to FBI data.
Remarkable tale of Hitler's young Jewish friend
A photograph showing Adolf Hitler and a young Jewish girl goes up for auction in the US.
Polish carer 'killed six elderly patients' in Germany
The Polish care worker, who worked in German nursing homes, has been charged with six counts of murder.
Israel-Gaza: Deadly fire traded across border
The violence is among the worst since 2014 and follows a covert Israeli mission exposed on Sunday.
Trump mocks French leader Macron after Armistice Day visit
The US president attacks Emmanuel Macron on Twitter after an awkward Armistice Day visit.
Lion cub found in Lamborghini by Paris police
The driver is said to have suggested it was "just a cat" when stopped by police officers.
Thais mourn boxer Anucha Kochana, 13, killed in fight
Anucha Kochana's death from a brain haemorrhage renews pressure on Thailand to ban child boxing bouts.
CNN sues Trump over Jim Acosta's credential suspension
Jim Acosta had his White House access revoked hours after a confrontation with the president.
Italy bus fire: Passengers narrowly avoid bus inferno
Local reports say about 30 passengers escaped before their bus was burned out in Campobasso, Italy.
  Reuters     Fox News
Ethiopia arrests ex-head of army firm in crackdown on security services
Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate on Tuesday and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a day after authorities announced investigations targeting senior members of the security forces.

Gaza-Israel frontier calms as enemies warily cease fire
Palestinian militants and Israel held their fire late on Tuesday following an Egyptian mediation effort, bringing a relative calm to the Gaza frontier after the fiercest rocket salvoes and air strikes since the 2014 war.

U.S. condemns attacks from Gaza into Israel: State Department spokeswoman
The United States on Tuesday condemned rocket and missile attacks from Gaza into Israel and said it stood with Israel as it defends itself.

Britain agrees Brexit divorce deal with EU, May's opponents vow to thwart it
Britain struck a draft divorce deal with the European Union after more than a year of talks, thrusting Prime Minister Theresa May into a perilous battle over Brexit that could shape her country's prosperity for generations to come.

UK opposition parties call for right to amend Brexit deal
Britain's main opposition parties have written to Prime Minister Theresa May demanding she gives parliament "a truly meaningful vote" on the divorce deal agreed with the European Union.