News Reality

'Cut with a blade'

BBC Mundo's Natalio Cosoy reports from Colombia on the indigenous groups which are discussing whether to abandon the practice of female genital mutilation.
Read Full Article On
Inmates killed at least one guard and wounded two others during a mutiny at a Haitian prison near the capital Port-au-Prince, with an unknown number escaping with police weapons
Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, said authorities who launched a manhunt with support from U.N. peacekeepers for the 174 fugit
Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, said authorities who launched a manhunt with support from U.N. peacekeepers for the 174 fugit
With polls giving her the edge on Election Day, Democratic White House nominee Hillary Clinton said late Saturday that she planned to work hard to see her party make gains in Congress
Lithuanians fed up with low wages and a labor exodus from their Baltic eurozone state began voting Sunday in a run-off election expected to dislodge the leftist government
TOKYO (AP) — One person is dead and three others injured after two apparent explosions back-to-back in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya (oot-soo-noh-mee-ya). Japanese media say the reported blasts occ
Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who was illegally sentenced in Russia for 20 years, has been transferred to a punishment cell, Sentsov’s cousin, Natalia Kaplan, wrote on Facebook. Read mor
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived Sunday in Irbil to get a closer look at the fight against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and likely expand his discussions about
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A new survey reports a 10 percent increase in opium poppy cultivation and 91 percent decrease in eradication across Afghanistan. The joint UN and Afghan government survey re
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish forces have launched a new push on Mosul as part of a massive Iraqi operation aimed at retaking the country’s second largest city from the Islamic State group. The K
TOKYO (Reuters) - Several explosions went off in on Sunday in two locations near a park in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, killing one person and injuring three, state broadcaster NHK reported.
Multiple blasts in a park area of the Japanese city of Utsunomiya have killed at least one person and injured at least two, emergency services say.
Major websites were inaccessible to people across wide swaths of the United States on Friday after a company that manages crucial parts of the internet’s infrastructure said it
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times EDT): 10:30 p.m. Hillary Clinton says that Donald Trump's recent suggestion that he would not concede if he lost the election was a "d
"I do not even think about answering (Trump) any more," Clinton told the media on Saturday while travelling from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia as she made campaign stops in both cities located
Death toll from the Lawin typhoon, also known as Haima, has reached 15, local media reported, citing Philippine officials
SANAA/NAJRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – A supposed ceasefire in the Yemen conflict expired a minute before midnight yesterday after a day of heavy fighting between Saudi-backed forces and the Ir
SANAA (Reuters) - Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition attacked targets in Sanaa at dawn on Sunday, hours after a three-day truce in Yemen's war expired, residents in the capital said.
The New York billionaire also emphasised that he will suspend immigration from regions known for terrorism
Anas al-Saleh said they will be within this range in the next 15 months
If elected, he said, he would address them from White House in a way he said would benefit Americans
VIENNA (Reuters) - The cultivation of opium poppy in Afghanistan, the world's main source of heroin, has risen to its third-highest level in more than 20 years, the United Nations confirmed on Sunday,
Clinton, who is leading in polls, claimed that she won the third presidential debate by defeating Trump, 70
Twenty-six men held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years have been released, international mediators said on Saturday.
Aung San Suu Kyi is promoting an overhauled investment law to a new generation of smaller businesses that her government hopes will one day dilute the influence of Myanmar’s old military-linked oligar
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of
BOSTON (AP) — Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign. The vice presidenti
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton bested Donald Trump in three debates. She leads in many preference polls of the most competitive states. Barring a significant shift in the next two weeks, she is in
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Women clad in yoga pants are preparing to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town, right past the house of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous . The Sunday
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T’s $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner represents a new bet on synergy between companies that distribute information and entertainment to consumers and those that pro
Clinton, he alleged, has taken billions of dollars from companies that ship jobs overseas
More than 3,00,000 people have been killed in Syria since the war started in 2011 with anti-government protests
Even before the announcement, US consumer groups called for regulators to consider the impact of the tie-up

Recent News

Brilliant Thomas defends CIMB Classic title in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Justin Thomas fired a final round eight-under-par 64 to overturn a four-shot deficit at the start of the day and successfully defend his CIMB Classic title in Malaysia on Sund
Read Full Article

South China Sea Conflict: Chinese Naval Fleet Makes Vietnam Visit

China sent its naval fleet to Vietnam to fortify relations between the two countries, amid growing tensions in the South China Sea region, according to reports Saturday. Both the militaries will part
Read Full Article

President Zuma, this is not ‘just democracy in action’

It seems the president is delusional when he claims there is no crisis, just democracy in action, writes Malaika wa Azania.
Read Full Article

If SA’s plan works, who needs the ICC?

South Africa continues to play a major role in stabilising the continent, but it cannot do so on its own, says Victor Kgomoeswana.
Read Full Article

Trump’s bizarre wooing of Hindu voters

Having already offended droves of voters, Donald Trump turned his attention to wooing the US’s Hindu community, writes Dennis Pather.
Read Full Article

Late-season flurry may make Tigers’ Justin Upton trade bait

Upton's owed just over $22 million next season; his hot finish may make him attractive as Detroit tries to trim payroll        
Read Full Article

Mark Dantonio on MSU's fifth straight loss

MSU coach Mark Dantonio recaps the Spartans' 28-17 defeat at Maryland. Video by Chris Solari/DFP        
Read Full Article

ISL: Atletico de Kolkata register first home win, beat Delhi Dynamos 1-0

Kolkata, Oct 22: Ten-man Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) scored their first home victory, riding on Iain Hume's late penalty to down Delhi Dynamos 1-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) football match here on
Read Full Article

Atletico Paraneanse lifts Subroto Cup title in front of Rivaldo

New Delhi, Oct 22: Watched by the great Rivaldo, Brazil's Club Atletico Paraneanse lifted the Subroto Cup Junior Boys (U-17) trophy after beating Army Boys, Bengaluru, 1-0 in the final here today. Bru
Read Full Article

Popular Finance


Low rates and rising inflation mean more misery for savers: Here’s what the Chancellor must do to end this injustice

The Mail on Sunday proposes a three-point cash savers’ ‘rescue’ plan that Philip Hammond should implement with his Autumn Statement on November 23.
Read Full Article

As 40 estates a week go unclaimed - here's why you should write a will and how to arrange your bequests for free

The assets of people who die without a will and with no known immediate family are advertised publicly at a rate of around 40 estates a week.
Read Full Article

Energy giants fear passing on customer details to rivals is illegal as they set out to implement CMA's rules

Major energy firms have told industry regulator Ofgem they fear breaking the law if they carry out its wishes to share customer information.
Read Full Article

Lifting bank curbs risks 'disaster', say bankers

Top international bankers based in London have rebuffed the argument that the UK can thrive as a low-regulation offshore haven for finance.
Read Full Article

How to protect your home from burglars: Tips from a reformed thief

Toby Walne thought his home security robust. But reformed burglar Michael Fraser exposes its weaknesses - included a dusty keyhole, calendar by the window and labelled keys.
Read Full Article

TONY HETHERINGTON: Shame! Belize acts over Banc de Binary, but Britain cannot

In British law, it is not an investment business. It is a casino, with the odds stacked against the punter.
Read Full Article

Over to you, Mrs May: help savers NOW, says JEFF PRESTRIDGE

It is now time for the Government to stand up for the prudent and send out a clear signal that saving for the future is the right thing to do.
Read Full Article

We're Brexit airport: Days before verdict, airport boss makes a plea to May on why it HAS to be Heathrow

The expectation is that the Prime Minister will finally give the nod to Heathrow rather than Gatwick following a meeting of a special Cabinet sub-committee.
Read Full Article

Directors face personal fines of up to £500k in nuisance calls crackdown

The Government is to change the law to allow individual bosses to be targeted after a system of fining the company itself was slammed by campaigners as ineffective.
Read Full Article