• Dozens at Hindu festival in India killed by train
Dozens at Hindu festival in India killed by train

The country is home to hundreds of railway crossings that are unmanned and particularly accident prone, with people often ignoring oncoming train warnings. Last year, Indian officials reportedly tallied almost 600 rail accidents in the preceding five years, around half of which were due to derailments.

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  • Liberals lose blue ribbon seat as voters send message to Canberra
Liberals lose blue ribbon seat as voters send message to Canberra

But he added that there were still about 4,000 postal votes to count and that "may be enough to turn the result around". "I am sorry Malcolm couldn't be here tonight", Mr Sharma said. Dr Phelps, a local GP who has worked in Double Bay for 20 years, insisted throughout the campaign that she did not pose a risk to the Coalition government if she wo...

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  • Fury as Saudi Arabia admits to Jamal Khashoggi's killing in consulate
Fury as Saudi Arabia admits to Jamal Khashoggi's killing in consulate

Turkish officials have coordinated sustained leaks of information to local and U.S. media that suggest Khashoggi was tortured and murdered and his body dismembered with a bone saw. The US president has said that Saudi Arabia is valued as a historic customer for the US weapons industry, and that the US also relies on the kingdom in the fight against...

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  • Detroit police find 63 fetuses in funeral home amid probe
Detroit police find 63 fetuses in funeral home amid probe

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has suspended the license of Gary Deak, the director of the funeral home, and has shut the facility down. That lawsuit, filed in July, alleges that the Perry Funeral Home stored the remains of stillborn and live birth babies in the Wayne State University School of Mortuary Science morgue f...

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  • 2 top Trump aides argue over immigration
2 top Trump aides argue over immigration

Nielsen was employed under Kelly when he ran DHS. Trump threatened on Thursday to deploy the military and close the southern US border as Hondurans and Salvadorans joined thousands of migrants in Guatemala hoping to travel north. Trump posted several tweets about the caravan on Tuesday, calling for an end to foreign aid should they continue t...

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  • US opposes Koreas’ plan for no-fly zone over border
US opposes Koreas’ plan for no-fly zone over border

Kim told Moon, a Catholic, of his wish to meet the pope during a meeting last month, and the South Korean leader announced before the trip he would relay the message. Asked if Kim should send a formal invitation, Moon's office quoted the Pope as responding to Moon: 'your message is already sufficient but it would be good for him to send a formal in...

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  • Thousands of Central American migrants in caravan storm Mexico's southern border
Thousands of Central American migrants in caravan storm Mexico's southern border

Thousands of Central American migrants participating in a caravan heading toward the United States woke up on a bridge that divides the borders of Guatemala and Mexico . Residents of Mexican and Guatemalan border cities brought water and food to the Hondurans after yesterday's police attack. And according to global law, the United States c...

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  • Bolton Headed to Russia Amid Fears US Leaving Nuclear Deal
Bolton Headed to Russia Amid Fears US Leaving Nuclear Deal

Russia , for its part, has repeatedly denied the US accusations, and also has alleged that some elements of the USA missile-defense systems in Europe are in violation of the agreement. A senior Trump administration official said two administrations had tried to bring Russian Federation back into compliance with the treaty. The US alleges Russian ...

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  • Cruz confronted by 2 protesters over his vote to confirm Kavanaugh
Cruz confronted by 2 protesters over his vote to confirm Kavanaugh

CNN invited Cruz multiple times to appear tonight in his own town hall, but he declined. When asked why O'Rourke is polling better with young people than Cruz, one student said, "I think he resonates with young people because we are more aware".

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  • Facebook has hired Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs
Facebook has hired Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs

Facebook has hired him as the head of global affairs. In the end, Clegg's centre-left Liberal Democrats actually lost seats in the House of Commons following the election, but found they still held the balance of power in a so-called hung parliament - rare in British politics - in which the Tories were the largest single party but did not have a ...

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  • MJ Akbar resigns from government
MJ Akbar resigns from government

Mr Akbar, once a prominent newspaper editor himself, has been accused of inappropriate behaviour and sexual harassment by almost 20 women. Akbar, earlier this week, sued Ramani, stating that her alleged "defamatory articles " on him were a "figment of imagination" and "only" meant to "malign" his reputation.

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  • Saudi Arabia says journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after 'fist-fight' at consulate
Saudi Arabia says journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after 'fist-fight' at consulate

Why did a top Saudi Forensics official come to Turkey and carried with him a bone saw, if all that Saudi Officials wanted to do was to interrogate Khashoggi? 'Jared Kushner may have, with U.S. Saudi King Salman ordered the formation of a ministerial committee, which Crown Prince Salman will head, to restructure the general intelligence agency, ...

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  • Saudis Finally Admit Jamal Khashoggi Murdered At Consulate; Will Investigate
Saudis Finally Admit Jamal Khashoggi Murdered At Consulate; Will Investigate

How did they explain it? Senator John Kennedy, a Louisiana Republican, said Wednesday that U.S. options include expelling Saudi diplomats, securing a United Nations resolution criticizing the kingdom's behaviour, curtailing arms sales or enacting sanctions on Saudi officials.

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  • United States downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to Palestinians
United States downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to Palestinians

Leadership Australia is considering the possibility of moving the Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The drafters of the plan, Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, his top Middle East negotiator Jason Greenblatt and his ambassador to Israel David Friedman, have taken pains to say that the plan will not necessarily endorse Palestinian stat...

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  • Trump decision on postal treaty welcomed by U.S. retailers and manufacturers
Trump decision on postal treaty welcomed by U.S. retailers and manufacturers

President Donald Trump is initiating the process of leaving the Universal Post Union, which sets flat rates for global postage. Clivaz acknowledged the USA concerns about China were at the root of the problem, but said agreements within the UPU since 2016 have moved toward "improving the issue with China".

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  • Russian woman charged with interfering in United States midterm elections
Russian woman charged with interfering in United States midterm elections

A Russian national has been charged with interfering in the USA political system, including next month's midterm elections, the Department of Justice revealed Friday. Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating potential collusion between people connected to U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • Explosion, shooting at college in Crimea kills at least 19
Explosion, shooting at college in Crimea kills at least 19

Around 20 people have been rushed to hospital by paramedics and doctors are expected around 50 more wounded. "There are a lot of victims, they have been loaded into fast cars", a journalist for Kerch FM said . The nature of the assault remained unclear after Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee said an "unidentified explosive device" had g...

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  • Treasury Employee Accused in Leak Linked to Mueller Probe
Treasury Employee Accused in Leak Linked to Mueller Probe

The journalist, who was not identified, wrote roughly a dozen articles that included details from the reports , according to court documents. The media outlet that appears to be referenced in the complaint is Buzzfeed , which is not named but referred to as a news organizations headquartered in NY.

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  • Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over missing journalist, wants evidence
Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over missing journalist, wants evidence

Asked whether the United States was seeking audio or video evidence that Turkey reportedly has, Trump said: "We have asked for it, if it exists". The Trump administration is relying on Saudi Arabia for a slew of crucial foreign policy priorities, from funding for Syria's reconstruction and the fight against extremists there, to getting ...

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  • Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over missing journalist, wants evidence
Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over missing journalist, wants evidence

Asked whether the United States was seeking audio or video evidence that Turkey reportedly has, Trump said: "We have asked for it, if it exists". The Trump administration is relying on Saudi Arabia for a slew of crucial foreign policy priorities, from funding for Syria's reconstruction and the fight against extremists there, to getting ...

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