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Police chief disappointed PM used officers as speech backdrop

Police chief disappointed PM used officers as speech backdrop

John Robins said on Friday that the force had agreed to its officers being used on the "understanding" that it would be in connection with the Government's police recruitment drive and had "no prior k...

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Taliban assault provincial capital in west Afghanistan

Taliban assault provincial capital in west Afghanistan

Relentless, deadly attacks by the Taliban, including a auto bombing Thursday that killed a USA service member, are testing President Donald Trump's resolve to withdraw troops from Afghanistan and en...

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American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight over pay negotiations

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight over pay negotiations

While still on the runway, the pilots were alerted something was wrong with the plane, aborted takeoff and returned back to the gate. If the navigation system had been fully disabled, pilots would hav...

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Starbucks CEO shuts down independent operation - his own

Starbucks CEO shuts down independent operation - his own

President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a statement on his website . Schultz in January said that he was seriously considering running for president as a "centrist independent" after steppi...

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Woman killed by black bear near Canadian border

Woman killed by black bear near Canadian border

The woman's parents, who were staying with her, contacted police after she did not return, police said."They heard dogs yelping or barking", Ontario Provincial Police Constable James Davis told Minnea...

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Oldest mum in the world gives birth to twins at 74

Oldest mum in the world gives birth to twins at 74

A team comprising four doctors performed the caesarean operation. NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in ...

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San Francisco Designates the NRA as a 'Domestic Terrorist Organization'

San Francisco Designates the NRA as a 'Domestic Terrorist Organization'

As the Board's role is mostly symbolic, the resolution does not form local policy, but acts as a recommendation for the governments of the city and county of San Francisco. The organisation pledged ...

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Pakistan vows 'fullest possible response' to India over Kashmir

Pakistan vows 'fullest possible response' to India over Kashmir

The Amnesty International India said families were unable to contact each other and ensure their wellbeing - as many young and aged remain locked in their homes. Protests over India's moves have occ...

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Man who rapped about killing his girlfriend charged with murder

Man who rapped about killing his girlfriend charged with murder

And he was rapping at the open-mic event. Authorities later confirmed he was the man in the video . "I kill my b**** and bury that b**** in the f****** dirt", Camou raps. Scott Hoglund told the m...

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'Key suspect' in MH17 downing released from jail in Ukraine

'Key suspect' in MH17 downing released from jail in Ukraine

All 298 people, including 38 Australians , died when a missile shattered the Boeing 777 in midair over the rebel-controlled area of eastern Ukraine. The expectation is that he will be called to tes...

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Erdogan: Turkey could open the gates of Europe to refugees

Erdogan: Turkey could open the gates of Europe to refugees

The 2016 EU-Turkey deal helped to ease the crisis on Greek islands near Turkey, whose facilities were overwhelmed by a refugee influx in 2015. "This way, we can provide them with humanitarian living c...

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Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's controversial former leader, dies at 95 years old

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's controversial former leader, dies at 95 years old

His contribution to the history of Zimbabwe and the continent will never be forgotten, he added. Fadzayi Mahere, Zimbabwe's Education, Sport, Art and Culture Secretary, tweeted: "Rest In Peace, Robe...

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Brexit: Protests in Cardiff over Parliament shutdown

Brexit: Protests in Cardiff over Parliament shutdown

Sponsored by Labour MP Hilary Benn and backed by a number of defectors from Johnson's Conservative party like Oliver Letwin, the motion sailed through the Commons with a vote of 328 to 301 on Tuesday ...

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US Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt Leaving Trump Administration

US Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt Leaving Trump Administration

The future of the " deal of the century " Greenblatt has been working on for just shy of two years remains uncertain, as Palestinians have ruled out accepting American mediation, believing any agreeme...

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Vice President Mike Pence meets with British prime minster in London

Vice President Mike Pence meets with British prime minster in London

Trump recently said he envisions the next Group of Seven summit, scheduled for next year in the United States, being held at his Doral golf resort near Miami. Mr Pence said: "The president often say...

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Big Rev-eel: Scientists un-loch mystery of Scotland’s mythical creature Nessie

Big Rev-eel: Scientists un-loch mystery of Scotland’s mythical creature Nessie

He said , "There is a very significant amount of eel DNA ". The research team carried out investigations into the environmental DNA present in the British Isles' largest and second deepest body of...

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Boris Johnson calls on MPs to back October general election

Boris Johnson calls on MPs to back October general election

On Wednesday, MPs blocked Mr Johnson's plan for an early election. Mark Drakeford said people are not prepared to "take assurances" from the PM that he would not pursue a no-deal Brexit if an electi...

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American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through December

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through December

The meeting between Boeing and US, European and Brazilian regulators and others took place in Seattle, said another source, confirming prior reporting in The Wall Street Journal according to which t...

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Israeli army says uncovers Hezbollah missile site

Israeli army says uncovers Hezbollah missile site

Hezbollah fighters "destroyed a military vehicle on the road to the Avivim barracks (in northern Israel ), killing and wounding those inside", the resistance group said in a statement, which was carr...

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Facebook Dating has arrived in the US Here's how it works

Facebook Dating has arrived in the US Here's how it works

From here, fill our your profile and you're off to the races. Facebook (FB) has boosted its friendship game up a notch by adding a dating app called Facebook Dating . "This data set is old and appe...

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At least 10 killed in riots & attacks on foreigners - South Africa’s Ramaphosa

At least 10 killed in riots & attacks on foreigners - South Africa’s Ramaphosa

Police say five people have been killed but have not revealed their identities or nationalities. South Africa's government said on Thursday that prejudice was a factor in deadly rioting that has tar...

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United Kingdom lawmakers reject early general election

United Kingdom lawmakers reject early general election

Senior figures including shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer, joined by Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, voiced fears that calling an election before an extension to the Article 50 period is i...

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UK's Johnson attacks opposition for blocking election

UK's Johnson attacks opposition for blocking election

Jeremy Corbyn said the Bill created to prevent a no-deal Brexit must be passed through the Lords and have received Royal Assent before his party would back a snap election. The Labour leader has iden...

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Saudi, UAE back holding OIC special session on Kashmir

Saudi, UAE back holding OIC special session on Kashmir

Pakistan warned Wednesday that India was "sowing the seeds" of another war in the region through its controversial actions in Kashmir, a disputed territory that has always been a flashpoint between...

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Conservatives lose majority as Phillip Lee joins Lib Dems

Conservatives lose majority as Phillip Lee joins Lib Dems

Rory Stewart , who was among those stripped of the Tory whip, branded the decision on Wednesday morning as "astonishing" adding it was something "you associate with other countries" rather than Britai...

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United Kingdom lawmaker shames PM Boris Johnson over face veil remark

United Kingdom lawmaker shames PM Boris Johnson over face veil remark

In the Commons today Mr Dhesi, the first Sikh MP to wear a turban in Parliament, used his personal experience of racism to criticise the Prime Minister. Facing calls of "shame" from opposition backben...

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Disney Donates Over a Million Dollars for Relief Efforts in the Bahamas

Disney Donates Over a Million Dollars for Relief Efforts in the Bahamas

Disney World officials say its resorts will remain open. Visitors will be relocated to other properties, including Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Copper Creek Cabins at Disney's Wilde...

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U.S. offers $15M for info. to break up Iran's Revolutionary Guard's finances

U.S. offers $15M for info. to break up Iran's Revolutionary Guard's finances

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control action froze any assets in the United States of the designated entities and generally prohibited any USA citizens or companies from doing b...

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Rouhani Orders Development Of Faster Centrifuges, No Limit To Nuclear R&D

Rouhani Orders Development Of Faster Centrifuges, No Limit To Nuclear R&D

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian said talks on the credit arrangement, which would be guaranteed by Iranian oil revenues, were continuing, but USA approval would be crucial. French officials...

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Trump Says Not Worried For Boris Johnson:

Trump Says Not Worried For Boris Johnson: "He Knows How To Win"

Johnson insisted Wednesday that talks with the European Union on a revised deal were "making substantial progress". For now, he is unable to pursue his Brexit plan - the central focus of his leade...

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Report crowns Vienna 'most liveable city' for second year

Report crowns Vienna 'most liveable city' for second year

Melbourne came in second this year, with Sydney close behind at third - which is an improvement on the harbour city's rank of fifth last year. Melbourne placed second for the second year in a row. T...

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House Of Commons Rejects Boris Johnson's Call For A Snap Election

Johnson suffered a further defeat earlier on Tuesday when he lost his one-seat majority in the House of Commons. In large part, that's because opposition parties don't trust him. Labour leader Jere...

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Chanel Miller comes forward as victim in Brock Turner sex assault case

Chanel Miller comes forward as victim in Brock Turner sex assault case

In a clip from an upcoming 60 Minutes interview , Chanel reads her statement, this time with the world knowing her name. Chanel Miller is known in legal proceedings as " Emily Doe ". "One mor...

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Florida man parks Smart vehicle in kitchen to protect against Hurricane Dorian

Florida man parks Smart vehicle in kitchen to protect against Hurricane Dorian

The images went viral and began showing up on media websites around the globe. That cracked up Jessica, who gleefully reposted all the posts of her husband's vehicle. After hitting the Bahamas as a ...

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YouTube Celebrates Censorship: Boasts 100,000 Videos Banned for 'Hate Speech'

YouTube Celebrates Censorship: Boasts 100,000 Videos Banned for 'Hate Speech'

The company says it has this quarter removed over 100,000 videos and terminated over 17,000 channels for hate speech - a 5x increase over Q1. YouTube said the almost 30,000 videos removed for ...

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