Syria air strikes kill more than 150 in Aleppo, hit hospitals

Abdel Rahman said the advance had both strategic and symbolic significance, because Masakan Hanano was the first neighbourhood to fall to rebels in 2012. "We no longer have hospitals to operate in", eastern Aleppo's last neurosurgeon, identified only as Dr. Omar due to safety concerns, told the Times . Read More

Fiji PM in Israel meeting Netanyahu

The Minister of Finance added, "I am looking forward to working with the new U.S. administration to bolster strategic and economic relations between the two states". "The era of the Palestinian state is over". Much remains unclear about how Trump will approach the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; however, he has already said, controversially, that he would move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Read More

Russian Government Had Contact With Trump Campaign

They also found no conclusive evidence of financial connections between Trump's associates and Russian financial institutions. Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks denied such contacts. During the trips it is hoped face-to-face talks with Mr Trump's foreign policy advisers can help establish where his real stance on Russian Federation is before he enters the White House in January. Read More

Police say Oklahoma airport shooter was ex-employee of Southwest Airlines

Police say Oklahoma airport shooter was ex-employee of Southwest Airlines

Paco Balderrama said officers are searching for a second possible victim. The man who shot and killed the father of an National Football League player at Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport is a former employee of Southwest Airlines, police said Wednesday. Read More

I knew Guardiola would need me - Yaya Toure

I knew Guardiola would need me - Yaya Toure

It has taken Yaya Toure 90 minutes to make up for 90 chaotic days. His weight is flawless now, and there are no doubts about his quality. "I have had time to see many of their games, it will be tough", admitted the City boss. "You must always stay professional". I think today was a lucky day for me to score . "A few weeks ago we beat the best team in Europe, but there are games like this, after the global break, where you are not brilliant". Read More

Korea's president quit over scandal

Korea's president quit over scandal

Police said the crowd had 40,000 to 50,000 people; organizers said 100,000 protested. Choi Soon-sil, a long-time friend of the South Korean President Park Geun-hye, leaves after attending an investigation to determine an arrest warrant's validity at a court in Seoul , South Korea, November 3, 2016. Read More

S. Korea prosecutors likely to question president

The saga took on a unusual twist when rumors swirled of Choi's links to a religious cult, depicting her as a "shaman" who has been manipulating Park through supernatural means and even comparing her to Russian mystic Rasputin. Park has already apologized twice for the influence peddling scandal that has paralyzed her government, but to no avail. President Park made her second apology to the public last Friday, saying she will accept prosecutors' investigation if necessary. Read More

Modi, Naidu call for self-regulation by media

Currency is circulated within economy of a country by the government. According to the Reserve Bank of India, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) have the option of depositing the Indian notes in their non-resident ordinary rupee account (NRO) while Indian tourists can purchase foreign exchange equivalent to Rs 5,000 at airport exchange counters within 72 hours of the notification. Read More

Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabinet choices

Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabinet choices

For advice on building Mr. Trump's national security team, his inner circle has been relying on three hawkish current and former American officials: Representative Devin Nunes, Republican of California, who is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee; Peter Hoekstra, a former Republican congressman and former chairman of the Intelligence Committee; and Frank Gaffney, a Pentagon official during the Reagan administration and a founder of the Center for Security Policy. Read More

Dez Bryant brags on Cowboys' chemistry, and leans on it, too

Dez Bryant brags on Cowboys' chemistry, and leans on it, too

Former Ravens great Ray Lewis has never been short of an opinion and perhaps articulated the thoughts of one or two frustrated fans as he even questioned Flacco's passion for the game in the week. Look for Dan Bailey to come up with one extra made field goal against Justin Tucker to lead the Cowboys to the hard fought low scoring win and non-cover. Read More

Ashwin five-for puts India in control of 2nd Test

In the end though, England were all out for 255, a painful 200 short off the lead, after scoring at just two and a half runs per over. England could have gone into the pavilion feeling confident if they hadn't lost Hameed and Cook. Batting on 18, Bairstow also saw an edge of paceman Yadav fly between the first and second slip. Broad had scans to diagnose the reason for pain in his right foot, and England medics have decided he can continue to bowl here. Read More

Life in the White House bubble? Trump's had practice

Advisers arrived at Trump Tower Wednesday for meetings, including Eric Trump, who told reporters it was "likely" some positions would be announced during the day. Vice President-elect Mike Pence is now running the transition team after a shakeup that included the demotion of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie . Texas Sen. Read More

Japan Prime Minister has 'great confidence' in Donald Trump after meeting

Japan Prime Minister has 'great confidence' in Donald Trump after meeting

Photographs taken inside the ornate meeting room at Trump Tower showed Mr Abe and an interpreter along with President-elect Trump, his daughter Ivanka, her husband and Trump adviser Jared Kushner, and Retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn. Read More

'Gilmore Girls' Season 6: 4 Must See, Absolutely Essential Episodes

'Gilmore Girls' Season 6: 4 Must See, Absolutely Essential Episodes

Who knows what could've happened if they didn't give that order. When we last saw Rory - the straight-A student with dreams of being a foreign correspondent - she had just graduated from Yale University with a job with a political website covering then-Sen. Read More

Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

The bodies in the grave, 30 kilometers southeast of Mosul, appeared to be of men killed in custody reported HRW. ISIS warlords now have a good cause to worry and even eventually withdraw their hold in Mosul City. The figure does not include the tens of thousands of people rounded up in villages around Mosul and forced to accompany Islamic State fighters to cover their retreat towards the city. Read More

Auditor-general reveals how much of your money the government is wasting

Auditor-general reveals how much of your money the government is wasting

Expenditure deemed "fruitless and wasteful" increased 14 percent since 2013-14 to 1.37 billion rand, the statement said, without providing a comparison to the 2014-15 financial year. He said that supply chain management remains a challenge, which has seen substantial growth as officials' non-compliance with the checks and balances in accordance to legislation. Read More

9-story New Zealand building in risk of collapse

9-story New Zealand building in risk of collapse

The stranded beef cows - two adults and a calf - were part of a larger group of about 14 cows which were recovered. She will now alter her plans to avoid the Kaikoura area as she continues her tour of New Zealand. Air Force NH90 helicopters joined a fleet of private helicopters that have ferried hundreds more people from the town to Christchurch and outlying areas 150 km (90 miles) south over the past two days. Read More

State jobs down 7200 in October

Despite the recent upticks, the unemployment rate in Tennessee is still down 0.8 percent over the past year. But state labor markets analyst James Ross believes that the local figures are understated because a separate report that is based on complete data has shown continued growth. Read More

Israel backs India on terror fight, PM Modi targets Pakistan

Israel backs India on terror fight, PM Modi targets Pakistan

Praising the Indian government, Rivlin said more such collaborations would be made to strengthen ties between the two countries. Israeli president Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday visited the Taj Mahal and a water treatment plant here, which has been built with Israeli collaboration. Read More

After anti-president protests in South Africa, Zuma found guilty of corruption

After anti-president protests in South Africa, Zuma found guilty of corruption

This was after Zuma's legal team conveyed to the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that they had been instructed to withdraw his application to stop the release of her report. The move unsettled markets and prompted a national outcry, compelling the president to replace van Rooyen a few days later with Pravin Gordhan, who previously served as finance minister. Read More

Angela Merkel to run for 4th term as chancellor, politician says

In Berlin two months ago, Merkel's party was knocked out of a ruling coalition with the center-left Social Democrats after winning just 17.6% of the vote. Steinmeier, who called Republican Donald Trump a "preacher of hate" before the United States election, said on Monday he hoped the president-elect would change course upon entering office and recognise that "the world is more complex, that climate change is real and that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is not superfluous". Read More

North Korea Begs China To Stop Calling Kim Jong-Un Fat

North Korea Begs China To Stop Calling Kim Jong-Un Fat

In other words, from the late 1990s onward, Iran and North Korea continued to develop their ballistic missile technologies, though exactly how much co-development or technology exchange has occurred between the two remains unclear. The US is now exercising "strategic patience", in other words, non-interference, with North Korea . Jung also calls on Trump to work with the United Nations and the Security Council to ensure that "recommendations in the UN's Commission of Inquiry report on ... Read More

Obama heads to Greece on first leg of final overseas trip

Two Turkish aircraft and naval aircraft today entered Athens' FIR without submitting flight plans, as required. He called for a quick reunification of the divided island of Cyprus, where the Greek and the Turkish community are involved in decades long talks on their future status. Read More

Obama: Fear of globalisation the common thread behind Brexit and Trump votes

President Obama said Wednesday that a global move toward isolationism illustrated by the election of Donald Trump can not succeed in an increasingly connected world. But elsewhere, Athenians young and old waited patiently in line to catch a glimpse of the leader on his last foreign trip as president. President Barack Obama says Greece's acceptance of refugees has "inspired the world" - but it can not handle Europe's migration problems alone. Read More

Haley considered for Secretary of State?

Haley considered for Secretary of State?

However, neither Haley's office or Trump's transition team confirmed whether the governor was being considered for a top job, PTI reported. "In South Carolina, we know how to have compassion toward each other, count our blessings, and remember that we are one state, one people". Read More

Chinese social media finds Trump's look-alike

Chinese social media finds Trump's look-alike

According to the Daily Mail , the bird's caretaker Mr Gao said the bird's profile has been raised since the United States election. The 5-year-old bird, named "Little Red," lives at the Hangzhou Safari Park in the Zhejiang Province, according to Shanghaiist. Read More

Israeli parliament gives preliminary OK to settlement bill

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu initially opposed the bill, fearing an global backlash and legal implications, but voted in favor on Wednesday. Netanyahu had sought to delay the legislation, apparently wary it may draw further USA censure and perhaps raise the chances of Barack Obama backing a United Nations resolution against settlements in the final days of his presidency. Read More

Scott aims to put 1 bad hole behind him, win in Australia

Scott aims to put 1 bad hole behind him, win in Australia

Sydney Jordan Spieth feels fresh and healthy after a six-week break, and is ready to add another Australian Open crown to his collection of titles. Scott is vying for his first victory since back-to-back wins on the US PGA Tour in February and March. Read More

Prosecutors to ask Park to submit to questioning by Friday

Prosecutors to ask Park to submit to questioning by Friday

President Park Geun-hye used a soap-opera alias to receive free beauty treatments at an upscale clinic recommended by her crony Choi Soon-sil. The prosecutor-turned-lawyer told reporters Tuesday afternoon that it's appropriate to carry out investigations after allegations surrounding the President are settled down. Read More

Barcelona sign new four-year sponsorship deal with Rakuten

Barcelona sign new four-year sponsorship deal with Rakuten

Qatar Airways were paying €30 million a year and are expected to stay on at the club as a sponsor. Barcelona boast some of the world's most recognisable stars - vital marketing assets for the club's partners - who have millions of followers on social media, promising invaluable exposure to sponsors. Read More