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The 32-year-old famously outspoken Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, has been fast emerging a powerful leader and catalyst in society since he took office on this year. The protests in Beirut's southern suburbs on Dec. 11 were as predictable as they were angry. It used the terrorist group to fight the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad, an Alawaite (a Shia-affiliated sect).
  • Catholic carol singers attacked in MP

    Catholic carol singers attacked in MP

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    Ephrem's Theological College in Satna were detained on the night of December 14. Meanwhile, TOI reported that 32 Christmas "carol singers" were detained by police in Satna. "It is painful to notice that the government is insensitive towards the growing intolerance on minorities", he said in a statement. "Except the priest who was arrested others were allowed to go on Friday".
  • Tillerson confronts North Korean diplomat at UN

    Tillerson confronts North Korean diplomat at UN

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    But his remarks, welcomed by China and Russian Federation, were promptly greeted with a rebuttal from the White House and a reiteration that North Korea must admit to abandoning its nuclear weapons before talks resume. Washington will use all necessary means to defend itself against North Korea aggression, he said, but it also hopes to resolve the issue through diplomacy.
  • Federation Internationale de Football Association watchdog bans Brazilian soccer chief Del Nero for 90 days

    Federation Internationale de Football Association watchdog bans Brazilian soccer chief Del Nero for 90 days

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    Del Nero has been under pressure to stand down since being charged by USA authorities with money laundering and racketeering in December 2015, a month after quitting his position on FIFA's executive committee. Del Nero was elected president in 2003 and took up a role with Federation Internationale de Football Association in 2012. Del Nero has always protested his innocence and told the Brazilian Senate two years ago that he was "unjustly accused" and that he had "nothing to hide".
  • Snow expected to hamper Friday evening commute

    Snow expected to hamper Friday evening commute

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    Friday to 1 a.m. Saturday for the eastern half of Suffolk County, the National Weather Service said. The Winter Weather Advisory posted for coastal Rhode Island, southeast MA and the Cape and the Islands runs through midnight. Today will be mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 30s. The weather is supposed to clear Saturday with a 30% chance of snow returning Sunday night.
  • Germany's SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

    Germany's SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

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    An initial phase of exploratory talks likely will be held during the first two weeks of January, Schulz said. As the SPD's leadership met in Berlin on Friday to decide on its stance, party chairman Martin Schulz faced pressure from Merkel's Christian Democratic-led bloc and the public to help end nearly three months of political stalemate after Germany's election in September.
  • 'A terrible tragedy': Four killed in helicopter crash near Tweed, Ontario: OPP

    'A terrible tragedy': Four killed in helicopter crash near Tweed, Ontario: OPP

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    Tina Hunt of the OPP said. Clayton said the power workers had been in the area for about a week and the helicopter was being used to ferry workers to remote areas off the roadway so crews could perform repairs. "I thought they were all really fearless", Clayton said. "During this grieving process, we will do everything we can to assist our employees and their families who have been affected in any way, by providing counselling and support".
  • Gusty winds could expand deadly California wildfire

    Gusty winds could expand deadly California wildfire

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    He was a fire engineer with Cal Fire out of San Diego. An accident review team will be looking at the situation that led to the fatality, which occurred in the Fillmore area Thursday morning. With a two-day lull in the winds this week the fire was reduced to 35 percent containment, but expected wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour on Friday evening will create the potential for rapid spread of the fire, KSBY-TV, San Luis Obispo, reported.
  • Aarushi murder case: Hemraj's wife moves Supreme Court

    Aarushi murder case: Hemraj's wife moves Supreme Court

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    In October, the Allahabad high court had acquitted the Talwar couple of the charges of killing Aarushi and Hemraj saying there was no clinching evidence of them committing the crimes. However, the Allahabad High Court found no "irresistible conclusion" against the dentist couple and ordered their release. Earlier, a division bench of the court, comprising justices BK Narayana and AK Mishra had reserved its judgment on September 7 on an appeal filed by Talwars and fixed October 12as the ...
  • Man with knife shot at Amsterdam airport; main plaza evacuated

    Man with knife shot at Amsterdam airport; main plaza evacuated

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    The police haven't confirmed whether the incident was related to terror. "Our investigators are on the scene to try and determine exactly what his motives were". Trains were temporarily not stopping, but are now going in and out of the airport station as normal. A hospital gurney with someone on it is then seen being wheeled along outside the airport, surrounded by emergency workers.
  • Omarosa Resigns From White House

    Omarosa Resigns From White House

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    Manigault resigned on Tuesday "to pursue other opportunities", press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement . She also invited a journalist to trail her in the White House without notifying anyone else on the communications team, and canceled an appearance on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah , where she would have promoted her episode of TLC's Say Yes to the Dress .
  • Suspect In Charlottesville Car Attack Faces Life In Prison

    Suspect In Charlottesville Car Attack Faces Life In Prison

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    Other lesser charges against the suspect were certified. The video then showed the vehicle as it reversed, drove away and eventually pulled over. Charlottesville became a target for white nationalists after its city council voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen.
  • NY bombing suspect taunted Trump on day of explosion

    NY bombing suspect taunted Trump on day of explosion

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    Akayed Ullah , 27, appeared before a magistrate judge after a criminal complaint was made public Tuesday. The White House said President Donald Trump has been briefed. Law enforcement officials said Ullah looked at IS propaganda online but is not known to have any direct contact with the militants and probably acted alone.
  • Air service between Moscow and Cairo will resume on February 1

    Air service between Moscow and Cairo will resume on February 1

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    Earlier on Friday, Russia's Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said that the air service between the two countries might be resumed in February 2018. Earlier on Friday, Sokolov said that that Cairo International Airport has satisfied all the Russian requirements for aviation security.