Friday, April 20, 2018

The United States Trending Featured News

US President Donald Trump denies Russia investigation was behind James Comey firing

US President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida US April 17, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) US President Donald Trump has denied firing FBI director James Comey last year over the agency’s investigation of Russia’s alleged collusion with Trump’s election campaign before the 2016 US presidential election, contradicting the explanation he offered […]

US President Donald Trump says CIA director Mike Pompeo met North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) and CIA director Mike Pompeo. US President Donald Trump has confirmed that CIA director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. “Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong-un in North Korea last week. Meeting went very smoothly and a good relationship […]

Middle East Trending Viral World News

Bahrain court sentences 32 anti-regime activists to jail

The photo shows Bahraini protesters in the village of Diraz. (Photo by Reuters) A court in Bahrain has sentenced 32 anti-regime activists to jail over their alleged role in an attack on a police station in the capital more than a year ago. The Fourth High Criminal Court handed down seven-year prison terms to 25 of […]

Israel has issued 50,000 administrative detention orders against Palestinians: Report

Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian boy during clashes at a protest rally in the West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron), December 15, 2017. (Photo by AP) The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs says Israel has issued some 50,000 orders for the so-called administrative detention against Palestinians since 1967, when the regime occupied Palestinian territories. The […]

Latin America And Carribean News

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno gives Colombian rebels 12 hours to prove captives alive

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno arrives at the airport for the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, April 12, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno on Thursday gave a Colombian insurgent group 12 hours to prove that two journalists and their driver, kidnapped last month on their common border, are alive or their security […]

Pope Francis admits ‘grave mistakes’ in handling Chile abuse scandal

Pope Francis prays during a weekly general audience at St Peter’s square in the Vatican, on April 4, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Pope Francis says he has made “grave mistakes” in handling a sexual abuse scandal in Chile, expressing his wish to invite the abuse victims he had discredited to Rome to beg their forgiveness. […]

Asian Trending Viral World News

Tens of thousands of Armenians rally en masse after ex-president Serzh Sargsyan elected as prime minister

Armenian opposition supporters scatter during clashes with police at a rally in central Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, on April 16, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Tens of thousands of people in Armenia have taken to the streets in the capital, Yerevan, to protest the election by the parliament of former president Serzh Sargsyan as prime […]

Philippines bars EU Socialist Party official critical of President Rodrigo Duterte

Party of European Socialists (PES) deputy secretary general Giacomo Filibeck is barred from entering the Philippines at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in Mactan Island on April 15, 2018. The Philippines has barred entry to an EU party official critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drugs crackdown, in a move denounced by critics Monday as a […]

African Trending News

Egypt upholds life sentence against Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie

The file photo shows Mohammed Badie, a prominent leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood. The Court of Cassation in Egypt has upheld a life sentence given to the Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader Mohammed Badie, convicting him of “planning violent attacks”. The appeals court issued the ruling on Saturday as Badie has already been slapped with two […]

Military escalation threatens safety of Syrians: Egypt

Planes prepare to take off as part of a joint airstrike operation by the British, French and US militaries in Syria in this still image from video footage obtained on April 14, 2018 from social media. (By Reuters) Egypt has voiced deep concern over the current military escalation in Syria, saying it threatens agreements on […]

Home And Life

Guide To Choosing A Hot Tub

People have used hot springs for thousands of years to provide stress relief, relaxation, and an enjoyable way to socialize. Since the 1940’s, we’ve discovered ways to get the same benefits through the use of hot tubs, which are far more convenient when they’re a step outside your door!   Choosing a hot tub these days […]

Five Tips To Help You Schedule A More Productive Workday

Most people desire to be more productive at work. It’s also true that many employees overestimate how productive they really are each day. One reason for this is that they don’t realize how much time they spend on tasks that don’t help them meet their work goals. According to an article on the website Quotable, […]

Technology Viral World News

Russia’s state telecommunications regulator starts blocking Telegram messenger

The Telegram logo is seen on a screen of a smartphone in this picture illustration taken April 13, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) Russia’s state telecommunications regulator says it has started blocking access to messenger service Telegram after the service’s owner refused to comply with an order to give Russian state security access to users’ secret […]

NASA to dispatch TESS on biggest planet-hunting mission

This NASA handout artist’s illustration obtained March 25, 2018, shows the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a NASA Explorer mission launching in 2018 to study exoplanets, or planets orbiting stars outside our Solar System. (Via AFP) NASA will send a keen eye into the orbit to hunt for new exoplanets, rocky planets outside our solar […]

United Nations Featured Viral World News

Rival leaders of Cyprus remains divided as peace effort fails again

This file photo shows UN Secretary General António Guterres (C) speaking as Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci (L) and Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades listen on, in Geneva. (By AFP) The rival leaders of Cyprus have once again failed in a meeting brokered by the United Nations (UN) to revive a peace process to reunify […]

United Nations blacklists Myanmar military for sexual abuse of Rohingya population

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks at a conference at the United Nations Office in Geneva, on April 3, 2018. (Photo by AFP) A report by the United Nations has blacklisted Myanmar’s military for carrying out widespread sexual violence as a strategy to terrorize the Rohingya Muslim population and to drive them out of the land […]