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Rat stuck in sewer crate prompts rescue operation

Rat stuck in sewer crate prompts rescue operation A plump rat stuck in a manhole cover spurred volunteer firefighters and animal rescue workers to act in Bensheim, Germany , over the weekend. He then called in the volunteer fire department from nearby Auerbach. "Even animals that are hated by many deserve respect", he told the BBC. In the fall-out of the news, the internet has responded to the tale of fat rat the only way that it knows how - b... [Full Article...]

Pakistan Claims Downing of 2 Indian Fighter Jets in Kashmir

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu has called for a de-escalation of tensions and a resolution on the Kashmir conflict. "We solemnly call on India and Pakistan to exercise restraint in order to avert any risk of military escalation and to preserve strategic stability in the region". [Full Article...]

Tight security at Alleluia Ministries, but no sign of pastor Alph Lukau

Tight security at Alleluia Ministries, but no sign of pastor Alph Lukau On the show, Vincent, who said he's the owner of Vincent Amoretti PTY LTD and employer of Brighton, told listeners that Brighton helped the pastor by pretending to be wheelchair-bound and then standing up after Lukau prayed for him. A quick check through Malaika's page revealed she describes herself as "a child of God" and has even shared several photos and posts about Lukau whom she said was her ... [Full Article...]

China slams 'provocative' U.S. sail-by in Taiwan Strait

China slams 'provocative' U.S. sail-by in Taiwan Strait The United States has sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait, as the US military increased the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway, although China is against it. Asked whether the USA decision to send military vessels through the Taiwan Strait indicated a problem with regional stability, Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發) rejected the speculation and stressed the situatio... [Full Article...]

Vatican to Open Own Investigation into Accusations against Pell

Vatican to Open Own Investigation into Accusations against Pell Kidd warned that the continuing bail was not a sign that the 77-year-old would avoid a prison sentence. One memorable attack on him came shortly after I had stayed at his Melbourne home in late 2000: The author claimed that then-Archbishop Pell was enamored of liturgical finery and that his house was filled with richly brocaded vestments and other expensive ecclesiastical bric-a-brac. [Full Article...]

U.N. report: Last year saw highest number of Afghan civilian deaths

U.N. report: Last year saw highest number of Afghan civilian deaths A spike in suicide bombings by armed opposition groups was mostly to blame for the "deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable" death toll. Is there any hope for peace? . "The best way to halt the killings and maiming of civilians is to stop the fighting". For the last few months, the USA has been calling for direct talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government to try to somewhat stabil... [Full Article...]

Rouhani rejects resignation of Iran foreign minister Zarif

Rouhani rejects resignation of Iran foreign minister Zarif Meanwhile, Zarif thanked Iranian officials and the nation on Wednesday for their support after his resignation, saying he has always been committed to serving the country. The pressure has only intensified since US President Donald Trump abandoned the deal in May a year ago and reimposed crippling US sanctions. Zarif announced his resignation in a post on his Instagram on Monday night. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan to Hold Grand Council of Elders to Discuss Peace Talks

Afghanistan to Hold Grand Council of Elders to Discuss Peace Talks Khalilzad tweeted . The meeting between U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Mullah Baradar Akhund on Monday marks the highest level engagement between Washington and the Afghan terror group since peace negotiations began. [Full Article...]

Rep. Matt Gaetz Taunts Michael Cohen Week of Congressional Testimony

He also played a pivotal role in buying the silence of porn actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal, who both alleged they had sex with Trump. "She's about to learn a lot." the Florida Republican tweeted Tuesday afternoon. "We will not respond to Mr. Gaetz's despicable lies and personal smears, except to say we trust that his colleagues in the House, both Republican... [Full Article...]

Pell spends first night in jail, sentencing scheduled for next month

Pell spends first night in jail, sentencing scheduled for next month He was found guilty of sexually penetrating a child under the age of 16 as well as four charges of an indecent act with a child under the age of 16. "His account is ultimately based on some kind of fantasy, or a fiction, or an invention", he said, according to ABC . "It lasted less than six minutes", he said about the rape of one choirboy and molestation of another in Melbourne's St Patri... [Full Article...]

Russia Accuses US of Preparing to Invade Venezuela

Russia Accuses US of Preparing to Invade Venezuela During his visit, Pence repeated President Donald Trump 's threat that "all options are on the table" but gingerly avoided talking about the potential for military action. "The Venezuelan people understand this well", he added. Russian Federation has backed Maduro, with Patrushev condemning the United States for "showing sarcasm and arrogance towards the Venezuelan people". [Full Article...]

Ex-Clinton staffer: Bernie Sanders demanded private jets

Ex-Clinton staffer: Bernie Sanders demanded private jets Although the firm insisted that it remained on good terms with Sanders and shared his political vision, its leaders said that there were important differences in campaign strategy that could not be reconciled. In a video posted to Twitter on Monday, Sanders announced that one million volunteers had joined up across every congressional district in the country. [Full Article...]

Multiple killed after explosion at Cairo train station

Photographs on social media showed clouds of black smoke billowing from the building in central Cairo . The station has been evacuated as firefighters battled to bring the blaze under control. He promised "harsh punishment" for the culprits. Egyptians have long complained that the government has failed to deal with chronic transport problems in the country, where roads are as poorly maintaine... [Full Article...]

GOP Candidate in Disputed NC Race Won't Run in New Election

GOP Candidate in Disputed NC Race Won't Run in New Election After testifying before the state board of elections, who voted unanimously to call a new election, Harris said that he felt that North Carolina should have their election again. "[Rushing's] background and his experience have proven him to stand firm on so numerous issues that concern us, including the issue of life, our national security, and religious freedom". [Full Article...]

Met Office confirms today hottest winter day ever

Met Office confirms today hottest winter day ever Following on from the extremely mild weather of the weekend, the Met Office has said that today looks set to remains mild this afternoon, with a maximum temperature of 17°C. The Met Office said the warm temperatures were "exceptional" for the time of year, while Green MP Caroline Lucas linked the weather to "climate breakdown". [Full Article...]

Russian state TV lists Moscow's nuclear 'targets' in US

Russian state TV lists Moscow's nuclear 'targets' in US During that press conference he clearly indicated that while Russian Federation does not want a new Cuban Missile Crisis with the United States, it is ready for one should it come. The "Vesti Nedeli" segment included a list of five targets for Zircon missiles which would be deployed aboard nuclear attack submarines should the US deploy nuclear-armed missiles in Europe. [Full Article...]

Vietnam expels fake Kim ahead of real Kim's arrival:The Asahi Shimbun

Vietnam expels fake Kim ahead of real Kim's arrival:The Asahi Shimbun The first ladies of North Korea and the US are unlikely to come to Hanoi. U.S. President Donald Trump emphasized North Korea's potential for rapid economic growth as leader Kim Jong-un is on his way to Vietnam for a second summit to seek progress in the stalled process of denuclearizing the isolated country in return for economic and political benefits. [Full Article...]

Pakistan does not want to go 'towards war' with India — Military spokesman

Pakistan does not want to go 'towards war' with India — Military spokesman The claim came a little over 24 hours after Delhi said it had struck a Jaish-e-Mohammad training camp near Balakot where it said militants were preparing for imminent terrorist attacks. On Wednesday, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told state-run Pakistan Television he was in touch with his counterparts across the world about the "Indian aggression", adding that New Delhi ... [Full Article...]

IAF Mi-17 transport chopper crashes in Budgam district of Kashmir

IAF Mi-17 transport chopper crashes in Budgam district of Kashmir PTI and News18 reported that it was an IAF fighter jet. "Two bodies have been found so far". It is yet unclear whether the crash of the MiG-21 is related to an intrusion by Pakistan Air Force jets across the LoC. One of the aircraft fell inside AJ&K while other fell inside IOK. This is emerging as a serious concern for the Indian Air Force as there have been 30 crashes in the last four year... [Full Article...]

India says carried out air strike on 'terror camp' inside Pakistan

India says carried out air strike on 'terror camp' inside Pakistan Indian paramilitary soldiers carry the remains of colleagues at the site of a suicide bombing that killed at least 40 soldiers in Pampore, Indian-controlled Kashmir on February 14, 2019. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi called the violation an "uncalled for aggression to which Pakistan shall respond at the time and place of its choosing". [Full Article...]


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