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by | December 20, 2017 | 15:12

About 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from Rakhine state and sought refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh in recent months after a violent crackdown there by Myanmar security forces in response to attacks by militants. It has promised to investigate allegations of abuses in Rakhine if it is given evidence. Since their arrest, the two journalists have been held in an undisclosed location and both their employer and families have been denied access to them, Reuters said .

by | December 20, 2017 | 14:49

Iraqi Kurdish journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad was killed alongside French journalist Stephan Villeneuve and Swiss Véronique Robert in Mosul. The organisation said among the dead was 50 professional journalists , seven citizen journalists and eight other media workers.

by | December 20, 2017 | 11:37

Ride hailing phone app Uber is a taxi service and can be regulated, an EU Court has ruled . "The service provided by Uber connecting individuals with non-professional drivers is covered by services in the field of transport", the EU Court of Justice ruled on Wednesday in Luxembourg.

by | December 20, 2017 | 11:21

The U.S. Coast Guard found a sea turtle trapped in cords tying together 1,800 pounds of cocaine. The Coast Guard cutterThetis, stationed at Sector Key West, was in the eastern Pacific on a 68-day deployment helping the Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team, an aviation detachment from the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, and a Royal Canadian Navy boat in support of Operation Martillo .

by | December 20, 2017 | 11:05

The gift from her allotted anonymous giver was delayed, so she said a "Super Secret Santa stepped up" to send her a present. Meanwhile, James O'Doherty, Sky News Bureau Chief in New Zealand , shared the gift he received in reference to Ms Ardern's cat, Paddles, who died in an accident in November.

by | December 20, 2017 | 10:47

The victim, known as Tan Ah Choy, was stabbed several times and run over twice by the suspects' vehicle at the scene 500m from the Taman Pelangi police station at 7.30pm on Sunday. The source told the paper that the victim started to avoid his suppliers, incurring their wrath. Mr Khalil said that one of the suspects then tried to pull the victim into their auto, but he put up a fight.

by | December 20, 2017 | 10:12

In a shocking twist in the run up to the RK Nagar bypolls, a video has been release by TTV Dhinakaran camp. We released this video because there are too many rumours about her condition following her death. In a joint statement, the leaders recalled that the late leader served people with a "motherly" attitude and that she had many plans for the constituency as its MLA.

by | December 20, 2017 | 10:10

According to the Associated Press, the girl's mother was found fatally stabbed in her apartment. An Amber Alert has been issued for 6-week-old Shanally Flores. She is believed to Honduran and possibly black or mixed race origin. The woman's body was found around noon inside an apartment in the 100 block of Goodson St.

by | December 20, 2017 | 09:57

In a statement, reacting to US National Security Strategy 2017, the foreign office said that Pakistan had always been at the forefront in the fight against regional and global terrorism, according to a Radio Pakistan report. However, the main concern of the United States in Central and South Asia is terrorism. It also aimed to continue presence of the USA in the region proportionate to threats to the homeland and its allies.

by | December 20, 2017 | 09:49

In a press conference after the strategy's release, U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Russian Federation and China as a rivals with which he would attempt to "build a great partnership". "The differences between China and the United States are even natural, and we must respect each other's basic interests", she stated. "At the same time, there are some modestly positive aspects, in particular, the readiness to co-operate in areas that correspond to American interests".

by | December 20, 2017 | 09:33

A few days later, on the 8th, a friend was unable to get a hold of her and requested a welfare check. When police arrived at her home on Akin Avenue, no one answered and her auto was gone. Police say they've been investigating ever since she was reported missing. "I'm curious what happened to my friend". Concern for the mother's wellbeing comes after police discovered her home ransacked and her auto abandoned in a parking garage reported the coloradoan .

by | December 20, 2017 | 09:27

The Canadian city was scheduled to host the season finale July 28-29, but Plante said taxpayers were not willing to lose money on the event. "My administration is willing to take risks and to invest money to promote Montreal , to attract global events, but not without a serious business case".

by | December 20, 2017 | 08:46

The site will take full advantage of Federation Square's landscaping with direct exposure to the Yarra River. "As Apple's most significant store in the Southern Hemisphere , Apple Federation Square will create a new destination where the community can gather, shop, be inspired, educated and entertained", Apple Australia said.

by | December 20, 2017 | 08:36

Law, who was one of the longest-serving archbishops of Boston, fell from grace after it was revealed he was aware of the rampant sexual abuse of children by some priests in his archdiocese and had covered it up by transferring these priests of other parishes, instead of taking the matter to the authorities.

by | December 20, 2017 | 08:28

He was rushed to Bellevue Hospital but it was too late to save him. The incident comes one week after a pipe bomb was exploded in a nearby underground passage, and two weeks before one million people are expected to flock to the area for New Year's celebrations.

by | December 20, 2017 | 07:55

The most suitable example of this was Saurashtra, where BJP managed to win just 23 seats compared to 30 for Congress though its vote share of 45.9% was higher than the 45.5% won by Congress. In the same manner, it won its semi-urban seats by margins of over 26,000 votes on an average. However, it would be misleading to look at the number 29 and conclude that if there had been fewer Nota votes in the closely fought seats, Congress may have actually won the elections.

by | December 20, 2017 | 07:48

Duterte has previously said that he's opposed to such unions because marriage in the Philippines is only between a man and woman. The boxing senator has admitted to using drugs as a teenager but has backed Mr Duterte's brutal "drugs war", which has seen hundreds being killed each month by police and vigilantes since the president took office last June.

by | December 20, 2017 | 07:19

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says she will check with President Donald Trump on whether he believes in UFOs. Later, The Hill tweeted an accurate headline stating Huckabee Sanders said that Democrats "should have been "begging" to participate in tax reform".

by | December 20, 2017 | 07:14

Having initially investigated Obayashi in relation to a single contract on construction emergency exit, prosecutors are now investigating if wrongdoing extended to the maglev project as a whole, the Asahi reported. Concerns have been raised that collusion among the four companies led to higher contract costs being accepted by JR Tokai for construction work on its maglev line.

by | December 20, 2017 | 06:21

It's the practice of presidents to put together a national security strategy about every four years - they've done so since Ronald Reagan presented his strategy in 1987. The president is also set to make the case that U.S. economic security is national security and that economic security must be ensured with military might.