World Media

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:17

Crystal Palace star Christian Benteke scored a hat-trick for Belgium in their 5-0 victory over Gibraltar . Perhaps most wonderful was that Gibraltar had the kickoff. Silva completed his hat-trick eight minutes before halftime by knocking home another loose ball. Gibraltar and Belgium will play their third World Cup 2018 qualifying game at the Estádio Do Algarve on Monday, 10th October.

by | October 10, 2016 | 02:22

Naidoo released a video which has surfaced on Youtube calling on the South African government to assist in their release. They included Northern Irish 1976 Nobel peace laureate Mairead Maguire, Malaysian doctor Fauziah Hasan, retired United States army colonel Ann Wright and Swedish MEP Malin Bjork.

by | October 09, 2016 | 15:03

A Palestinian activist said on Twitter that an Israeli navy gunboat fired warning shots in the air as the ship approached, but the army refused to confirm the information. In a move they all expected, the Israeli Navy has since intercepted their vessel and detained the women on board. An Islamist terror group, Hamas seized control of Gaza in 2007, seeks the destruction of Israel, and has fought three wars with the Jewish state since 2008.

by | October 09, 2016 | 15:00

All communication channels with the Indian military including the hotline are open, the Pakistan army has said, even as it accused India of escalating tensions. “There is no hope for a breakthrough in relations with India under its current Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ” Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) quoted Aziz saying in a TV interview.

by | October 09, 2016 | 14:59

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday expressed his complete satisfaction over operational preparedness of armed forces at the Line of Control (LoC), according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). The army chief, at Haji Pir Section, was also briefed by Corps Commander Rawalpindi over recent tension between Pakistan and Indian on the LOC. On September 29, Indian military said it carried out "surgical strikes" across the LoC, a claim Pakistan denied and ...

by | October 09, 2016 | 15:00

Has North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un finally fallen out of favour with Big Brother China? He was exaggerating, but not by much. "We see that defections by North Korean elite are clear signs of cracks in the North Korean regime", an official from South Korea's unification ministry, responsible for relations with the North, told reporters in Seoul Thursday.

by | October 09, 2016 | 14:58

The decree said the Kremlin would consider a resumption of the nuclear disposal agreement only if Washington agreed to several conditions, including rescinding all sanctions and compensating Moscow for losses resulting from them. The 5½-year war has killed as many as 500,000 people, chased millions of Syrians from their homes and allowed Islamic State to carve out territory for itself and emerge as a global terrorist threat.

by | October 09, 2016 | 14:58

If a province or territory refuses to impose the carbon tax by 2018, Trudeau said Canada will do it for them. For example, we have no idea what the USA government will do when it comes to carbon pricing. "There is no hiding from climate change", he told the Commons on Monday. The Alberta government can absorb a higher carbon price than the $30 a tonne it is planning to have in place in 2018, she said, provided oil producers can sell more of their product in global markets.

by | October 08, 2016 | 07:47

Asking her countrymen to vote for Hillary Clinton, the First Lady said she earned sky-high approval ratings. A 15-year-old girl took center stage in Hillary Clinton's Presidential campaign on Tuesday after asking the candidate a question about the effect Donald Trump's criticism of women's looks has had, prompting an impassioned response.

by | October 08, 2016 | 07:40

Kejriwal was joined by Congress leaders Sanjay Nirupam and Digvijaya Singh who raised similar demands. In a 2 minutes 52 seconds video, which went viral, Kejriwal said, "I may have a hundred differences with the Prime Minister but I salute him for the will he has shown in this matter (surgical strikes in Pakistan)".

by | October 08, 2016 | 07:38

Stephen King, author of the creepy clown classic "It", even weighed in on the controversy, tweeting "Hey, guys, time to cool the clown hysteria - most of em are good, cheer up the kiddies, make people laugh". Rumors of clown-related threats also circulated at UConn and Quinnipiac, but none could be substantiated. The chilling sighting comes after one mum told The Gazette how was she was "frightened to death" after a similar encounter.

by | October 08, 2016 | 07:41

Asked about his promise to visit Colombia after peace was established in the country, Pope Francis said the peace agreement signed in September between the government and rebels was important, but the people of Colombia still have to vote to ratify the agreement and begin the real work of living in peace.

by | October 08, 2016 | 07:37

The Russian parliament on Friday debated ratifying a treaty with Syria that allows Russian troops to stay indefinitely in the Mideast country, with lawmakers strongly backing the deal in a show of support for embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad.

by | October 07, 2016 | 09:03

But China and Russian Federation believe it's too much, and will break the strategic balance of the region. "A meeting to explain the decision to select a new site for THAAD was held this morning at the request of local government officials in Seongju", an official at the Ministry of National Defense said.

by | October 07, 2016 | 09:02

President Pranab Mukherjee has assured Sri Lanka that it could count on India's continued support in its endeavour for national unity and reconciliation. During the course of the day, Wickremesinghe also held meetings with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan.

by | October 07, 2016 | 09:01

Aleppo, once a cultural and architectural treasure, has seen some of the worst bombardment of Syria's multisided war, now in its sixth year. Regime forces propped up by Russian airpower have pounded rebel-held eastern Aleppo since it took the area under siege in July, cutting the population off from essential food, medical and fuel supplies.

by | October 06, 2016 | 08:26

Mr Wong became an internationally known activist during the mass pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement" protests of 2014. The Hong Kong government said in a statement that arrangements were being made for the "repatriation" of a Chinese citizen who had been denied entry at Bangkok airport.

by | October 06, 2016 | 08:27

Even though the Witswatersrand University (Wits) academic programme has been suspended again, students protesting for free education said they plan to meet on campus Wednesday at the Great Hall. Police used rubber bullets, smoke grenades and tear gas to disperse the protesters. Student activism played a central role in the fight against apartheid, with the massacre of pupils by white police officers in 1976 seen as a key date in the country's tumultuous history.

by | October 05, 2016 | 00:33

The royal couple will visit the Haida Heritage Centre and Museum where they'll learn about the tradition of carving totems as well as other cultural practices including song and dance. William delivered a speech, partly in Haida, saying "The historic link between the Crown and the First Nations people is strong, and something that I hold dear to my heart".

by | October 05, 2016 | 00:32

Sanjay Nirupam, Mumbai Congress chief, raised doubt over the veracity of the Army's surgical strikes along the LoC suggesting it was "fake" even he also accused BJP of indulging in politics over national interest, reported Times of India.

by | October 05, 2016 | 00:34

Forecasters expect Matthew to pass directly over southwest Haiti , bringing torrential rains and damaging winds to Jamaica and Hait overnight tonight before it moves over southeast Cuba. Based on the storm moving past the state offshore, there will be a chance of a few showers with clouds and breezy conditions late Friday night and Saturday.

by | October 05, 2016 | 00:29

Netflix announced that it will transform 250 coffee shops in the United States into Luke's Diner on October 5 . Fans of way-popular television show Gilmore Girls , get ready for lots of free coffee courtesy of Netflix. While the endearingly garrulous mom from Gilmore Girls would get her mug filled for free because of her flirty, slow-building romance with the diner's proprietor, all you have to do is visit a Brighton cafe.

by | October 05, 2016 | 00:27

Except Hillary faces a special threat there: Gary Johnson was, of course, a two-term governor of New Mexico. Johnson chalked up the whole incident to another " Aleppo moment ", referring to an earlier time when he embarrassed himself by not recognizing the name of a besieged Syrian city.

by | October 05, 2016 | 00:25

Then in June, Obama approved USA airstrikes and combat support for the Afghan army's offensive operations against the Taliban. The service member was on a counter-terror mission with Afghan National Defense Security Forces against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria affiliate known as Islamic State-Khorasan Province (ISKP), which has gained a foothold in eastern Nangarhar province, Cook said.

by | October 05, 2016 | 00:23

We welcome the surgical strike . India has clearly indicated the attacks were not against the Pakistani state, but focussed against terror groups, EP Vice-President said . Though Kashmir is not an issue that concerns Pakistan, the latter has been at it since the partition of India. The leaders also said, "India must stop atrocities in Kashmir and recognise the struggle of Kashmiris for their Right of Self Determination guaranteed by the UNSC resolutions".