Malaysian Muslims offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at the National mosque in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Manan Vatsyayana/ AFP

Australia, US, UK, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Europe celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday

onSaudi Arabia, 16 other countries announce end of Ramadan, declare Sunday Eid-ul-Fitr Day Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and other Arab countries announced on Saturday that Sunday will be the first day of Eid... Read more »
Donald Trump Becomes 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump’s victory brings to an end 8 years of Democratic Party rule of the White House In a stunning upset that proved the polls, the political analysts, journalists and the data... Read more »
Dallas police shooting: 5 officers killed amid Black Lives Matter protest

5 U.S. police officers killed at Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas

Five police officers have died and six others were injured by snipers on Thursday during protests in Dallas that called for justice after the police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota this week.... Read more »
Donald Trump

Donald Trump and the Art of the Reboot

The Trump campaign is like a team of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who raised money, launched a venture, recognized quickly that their business model was failing, and pivoted. Many successful teams had to... Read more »
Police direct relatives away from the scene of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., early Sunday. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

At least 50 dead and 53 injured in Florida nightclub massacre

A state of emergency has been declared across the city of Orlando after deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history in which more than 50 people have been reported dead FLORIDA (United States)... Read more »
A child touches the head of a gorilla statue where flowers have been placed outside the Gorilla World exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

Cincinnati Zoo caretaker devastated by death of the gorilla he raised as a child

Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed the 17-year-old Harambe after the boy fell into a moat inside gorilla exhibit Caretaker of slain Cincinnati Zoo Gorilla is left devastated as Harambe was shot dead... Read more »
Drone attack

Taliban leader Mullah Mansour killed in U.S. drone strike

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour has been targeted and ‘likely killed’ in an air strike, US officials have said. The US military carried out an air strike on Saturday in a remote area... Read more »

Angelina Jolie warns of breakdown for global refugee system

UN special envoy criticises Donald Trump on immigration, saying ‘America is built on people coming together for freedom’ Angelina Jolie Pitt, who is the United Nations special envoy for the UNHCR refugee... Read more »
Neil Prakash was believed to have left Melbourne for Syria in 2013.

Australia’s most wanted ISIS recruiter, Neil Prakash, killed in US airstrike

Australia is the biggest per capita supplier of foreign fighters to ISIS An Australian ISIS recruiter who called on his countrymen to “start attacking before they attack you” has died in a... Read more »
Obama says the government will help 387,000 permanently disabled people get their student debt forgiven

Obama to forgive billions in student debt for disabled Americans

Obama says the government will help 387,000 permanently disabled people get their student debt forgiven The Obama administration plans to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by nearly 400,000 permanently... Read more »
Drone attack

‘Stop trying to kill me’ pleads Pakistani man on US drone ‘Kill List’

This is what it feels like to be hunted by drones, explains Malik Jalal – the man on US drone ‘Kill List’ A Pakistani man who claims to be on a ‘Kill List’... Read more »
G7 Foreign Ministers walk together after placing wreaths at the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on Monday.

G7 leaders call for ‘world without nuclear weapons’ in Hiroshima declaration

The foreign ministers of the world’s most advanced economies visited a war memorial for the 140,000 victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city. HIROSHIMA (Japan) – The Group of... Read more »
Activists of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) shout slogans during a procession in Srinagar on April 18, 2015 | Mukhtar Khan, AP

The pursuit of Kashmir

Kashmir’s story presented by the writer here is a historical account of the tragedy of Kashmir. A tragedy that stems from a ceaseless contestation for a pursuit based on two arbitrary –... Read more »
San Bernadino, terrorism and government hacking of iPhones

Pandora’s Box: San Bernadino, terrorism and government hacking of iPhones

Why doesn’t Apple want to help law enforcement in any way it can to track down the terrorists who may still be at large connected with the horrific December San Bernadino attack?... Read more »

Russia leads the ranking for most women business leaders

Russia, Philippines have the highest share of women in senior business roles When it comes to the percentage of senior management roles held by women, the United States, United Kingdom ad Australia are... Read more »
Deputy Mauricio Alonso Toledo Gutierrez speaks before the Mexico City legislature. The legislature voted on March 2 to ask the federal government to ban Donald Trump from entering the country.

Mexican officials pass Proposal to ban Donald Trump from their country

Mexico City’s lawmakers are urging the federal government to take action to ban Donald Trump after they unanimously voted to stop him entering the country. The proposal passed unanimously on Wednesday, according... Read more »

Bill Gates top Forbes 2016 billionaires list

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is still ranked the world’s richest person with an estimated net worth of $75 billion, $4.2 billion less than last year, according to Forbes magazine’s 2016 list of... Read more »

US Judge rejects FBI request to unlock iPhone

Apple Wins Major Court Victory Against FBI in a Case Similar to San Bernardino Apple scored a major legal victory in its ongoing battle against the FBI on Monday when a federal... Read more »
Australia to boost defence by spending $30B to buy Submarines, Ships, Aircrafts

Australia to boost defence spending by AUD $30 billion

Australia will increase defense spending by nearly A$30 billion (US $21.6 billion) over the next 10 years, seeking to protect its strategic and trade interests in the Asia-Pacific. The defense strategic plan was... Read more »
Together, China and the US account for nearly half of the billionaires on the planet. Beijing, for the first time, has taken over New York to become the world capital of billionaires with 100 live there.

China has more billionaires than US now

China edged out America on several fronts in a new report profiling the world’s wealthiest people. Beijing pushed New York into second place – 100 to 95 – when it took over this year’s... Read more »
India emerged as the world’s largest arms importer while US and Russia remain major global arms suppliers

India is world’s largest arms importer, US dominates arms sales

India emerged as the world’s largest arms importer, accounting for 14% of the global imports in the 2011-2015 timeframe. The latest data on international arms transfers released by a global think-tank, SIPRI, also... Read more »
It Took Jeb $150 Million, 250 Days And 3 States To Figure Out Republicans Don’t Want More Bush

Good riddance, Bush Dynasty!

It took Jeb Bush $150 Million, 250 days and 3 states to figure out Republicans don’t want more Bush By Judd Legum (for ThinkProgress)  Jeb Bush, once the odds-on favorite to capture... Read more »
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Major Airlines issue travel advisories, offer refund amid Zika virus concerns

Airlines are offering refunds to passengers who have booked flights to central and south American countries caught up in the Zika virus outbreak The mosquito-borne Zika virus is spreading so quickly through... Read more »
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has praised the international efforts by Australia Defence Force personnel during his visit to the Middle East, including talks with troops in Camp Bird in Iraq. (Reuters: Alex Ellinghausen)

PM Turnbull visits Australian troops in Iraq, Afghanistan ahead of Obama meeting

MALCOLM Turnbull visited troops in Afghanistan and Iraq ahead of his first White House meeting SYDNEY – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Monday a small increase in the Australian troop commitment... Read more »