• India to send manned mission to space by 2022: Modi
India to send manned mission to space by 2022: Modi

Ajey Lele, a senior fellow at the Delhi-based Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis (IDSA), said Modi's proposal was "extremely ambitious". "We are all set for record economic growth", Modi said. He said the government was moving firmly towards modernizing Indian agriculture and providing value addition at every stage, right from seeds to mark...

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  • Manafort’s defense rests in financial fraud trial without calling a witness
Manafort’s defense rests in financial fraud trial without calling a witness

After hearing some 20 witnesses for prosecutors describe how Manafort allegedly evaded taxes on millions of dollars and repeatedly lied to banks as he borrowed millions more, a jury of 12 could begin deliberating on the case as early as late Wednesday.

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  • China newspaper defends Xinjiang Muslim crackdown
China newspaper defends Xinjiang Muslim crackdown

Many worldwide human rights organisations have accused China of cracking down on the Uighurs by sending them to mass detention camps, interfering in their religious activities and sending the minority community to undergo some form of forceful re-education or indoctrination.

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  • Pennsylvania report reveals harrowing record of abuse in 6 dioceses
Pennsylvania report reveals harrowing record of abuse in 6 dioceses

Dioceses also sent priests for evaluations at church-run psychiatric treatment centers and did not explain why priests were removed from their parishes, the grand jury said. McCarrick, 88, of Washington , following decades-old allegations that he sexually abused seminarians and at least two minors. The redacted version is at least a partial vict...

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  • Yemen war: Mass funeral held for children killed in bus attack
Yemen war: Mass funeral held for children killed in bus attack

Dozens of Yemeni children gathered on Sunday in the capital Sanaa to protest against airstrikes by the Saudi-led global coalition, which is believed to be behind the recent bombing of three buses that killed at least 51 people, mostly children.

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  • At least 35 people killed in Genoa bridge collapse: Italian police
At least 35 people killed in Genoa bridge collapse: Italian police

More than 400 people were evacuated from buildings near or below the still-standing section of the bridge. He said the hypothesis for the collapse was a structural failure. The bridge was constantly monitored, even more than was foreseen by the law. He said there was "no reason to consider the bridge was risky". Within hours of the disaster, ...

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  • Pentagon chief Jim Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

After this, the Russian embassy in the USA mocked President Trump by making a tweet of their own, with their very own " Space Force " logo. The AFSPC has units at Air Force bases all over the United States. The report released today represents a critical step toward establishing the Space Force , he said. In other words, instead of waiting u...

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  • Boy died 'during exorcism' at New Mexico compound
Boy died 'during exorcism' at New Mexico compound

Authorities insist they investigated but lacked evidence, and public defenders say prosecutors are overhyping the case. FBI Special Agent Travis Taylor said that a 15-year-old related to investigators that one of the suspects told him the dead 3-year-old, identified as Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, would return and designate institutions, such as the finan...

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  • Air quality in Portland downgraded to 'unhealthy'
Air quality in Portland downgraded to 'unhealthy'

Air quality in Libby and Thompson Falls was listed as " unhealthy " while air quality in Columbia Falls and Kalispell was " unhealthy for sensitive groups " as of mid-morning. If you can see, taste, or feel smoke, contact your local health department and/or primary healthcare provider. Everyone should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion and cons...

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  • Landmark deal sails into Caspian Sea
Landmark deal sails into Caspian Sea

His Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rohani, said that the delimitation of oil- and gas-rich Caspian seabed will require additional agreements between littoral states . Speaking after the signing on Sunday, all five leaders praised it as historic event, but provided little detail about provisions on splitting the seabed.

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  • Car crash outside U.K. Parliament; terrorist suspect arrested
Car crash outside U.K. Parliament; terrorist suspect arrested

A Chelmsford cyclist has spoken of seeing the aftermath after a auto crashed into a security barrier outside Parliament. Officers were seen surrounding the vehicle before a man in his late 20s was arrested, shortly after 7.30 in the morning local time.

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  • Man crashes plane into own house after fight with wife
Man crashes plane into own house after fight with wife

Noemi Sandoval . He was released from the Utah County Jail on bail, then followed procedure in requesting a police escort to retrieve belongings at the home about midnight. Investigators take photos at the scene of the plane crash. He flew directly to his neighbourhood and smashed into his house, Sgt Sandoval said. Photos of the wreckage showed t...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn will not apologise over Tunisia wreath row
Jeremy Corbyn will not apologise over Tunisia wreath row

It was a conscious decision not to engage with one of Israel's most prominent critics. PLO official Atef Bseiso, whom Israel has accused of helping to plan the Munich Olympic attack , was gunned down outside a Paris hotel that year. "The only way you pursue peace is a cycle of dialogue". The Daily Mail reported that he visited graves of ...

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  • Motorway bridge collapses in Italy's Genoa
Motorway bridge collapses in Italy's Genoa

Dozens are believed to have been killed. The bridge, a part of the A10 motorway, is about 100 metres tall, Italian media say - The Italian ambulance service said there may "dozens of dead" in the incident. One image shows a truck perched at the end of the surviving bridge section immediately before the drop. It is now unclear what caused the co...

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  • Aquarius can't come to Italy - Salvini - English
Aquarius can't come to Italy - Salvini - English

Sophie Beau, president of the vessel's French operator SOS Mediterranee, said the ship, now at sea between Malta and the Italian island of Lampedusa, had again received "official negative replies" from the two countries. and therefore has no legal obligation to make the arrangements to provide for a place of safety". The vessel is reportedly now ...

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  • Auto crashes into barriers outside UK Parliament, man arrested
Auto crashes into barriers outside UK Parliament, man arrested

A auto has smashed into a security barrier outside the Houses of Parliament in London, images on social media show. Tuesday August 14, 2018. Video showed smoke coming from the bonnet of the vehicle. Armed police, ambulances and firefighters are responding to the incident in central London, which happened shortly after 07:30 BST. The attack left...

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  • Trump to Democrats: Give Pelosi Another Chance
Trump to Democrats: Give Pelosi Another Chance

Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., who has represented the district for more than two decades. The district covers parts of King and Pierce Counties. The Democratic incumbents in the two seats are running for other offices, and the open seats are rated tossups.

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  • Ivanka Trump, administration mark anniversary of Charlottesville riot
Ivanka Trump, administration mark anniversary of Charlottesville riot

The white supremacists who planned last year's rally are reconvening Sunday in Washington , D.C. after failing to obtain a permit to appear in Charlottesville. He did eventually yield to vast political pressure and condemn white nationalism. President Donald Trump was roundly condemned previous year for saying there was " blame on both sides...

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  • Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him
Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

The president deemed the annual military spending bill the "most significant investment in our military". Trump and McCain are engaged in a long-running feud that dates to Trump's 2016 presidential run. Trump has lifted an earlier ban on US companies selling to ZTE, allowing China's second-largest telecommunications equipment maker to resume busi...

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  • Clarify activists arrests — European Union to Saudis
Clarify activists arrests — European Union to Saudis

On the other hand, it sent a message to Canada and to everyone else that Saudi Arabia won't stand any country meddling in its domestic affairs, or as its foreign ministry put it "an overt and blatant interference in the internal affairs of the Kingdom".

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