Thai court hands surrogate kids to Japanese father

It also noted that the children were born before the new law, and that the surrogate mothers had signed documents waiving their custody rights. According to her, Shigeta told the clinic's manager he "wanted to win elections and could use his big fa... More..

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Russian Federation inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Russian Federation inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

The office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller disclosed the accusations against attorney Alex Van Der Zwann on Tuesday, with the expectation that Van Der Zwann would plead guilty later in the day in a Washing...More..

66 'killed' in Iran plane crash
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

66 'killed' in Iran plane crash

Tabatabai told the ISNA news agency . Earlier reports said 66 people had died in the crash, but one would-be passenger did not board the flight, Aseman Airlines confirmed Sunday. With decades of worldwid...More..

Donald Trump Jr, Trump Towers and speech on foreign policy
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Donald Trump Jr, Trump Towers and speech on foreign policy

Although the US embassy said Trump junior will be in Delhi on an unofficial visit, he is due to speak on Indo-Pacific relations at a business conference on Friday at which Prime Minister Narendra Modi wil...More..

by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Freezing Rain & Slick Roads This Morning

In northern parts of Oklahoma, from Woodward to Bartlesville, including the Enid and Stillwater areas, a winter weather advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. Temperatures should warm-up by week's end so widespread...More..

Erdogan vows to Putin to continue advancing on Afrin
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Erdogan vows to Putin to continue advancing on Afrin

The operation that is being conducted in the Afrin region has been going on for some time now, and as up till now, 1641 terrorists have been taken-out. Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally the Unit...More..

Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb

Reports said that Michael Rohana, 24, from DE, attended an "ugly Christmas jumper party" at the institute on December 21 past year on his way into the special exhibit, Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor...More..

No Russian-Trump collusion
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

No Russian-Trump collusion

Beginning as early as 2014 and assisted by social media, Russian operatives built a sophisticated network created to "interfere with USA political and electoral processes, including the 2016 US presidential ele...More..

Iran slams Israel for staging a 'cartoonish circus'
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Iran slams Israel for staging a 'cartoonish circus'

In his first address to the annual Munich Security Conference, which draws security and defence officials, and diplomats from across Europe and the US, Mr Netanyahu held up a piece of what he said was an Iran...More..

Latvian media say central bank chief's office raided
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Latvian media say central bank chief's office raided

With Latvia's central bank governor continuing to be held by KNAB anti-corruption officers, we thought we would give you (and the other English-language newswires now lifting information from LSM) the opportu...More..

Australia's PM in damage control as scandal undermines deputy
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Australia's PM in damage control as scandal undermines deputy

A Newspoll this morning showed 65 per cent of those surveyed believe Mr Joyce should at least step down as party leader . In a break with tradition, Turnbull last Thursday told parliament that Joyce wouldn't ...More..

Imran Khan Marries 'Spiritual Adviser' In Third Marriage
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Imran Khan Marries 'Spiritual Adviser' In Third Marriage

Khan, a cricketer turned politician, married Bushra Bibi (also known as Pinki Pir) in a simple ceremony held in Lahore on Sunday, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said in a tweet. He first tied the knot with Jemima...More..

Killed in Shooting Outside Church in Russia's Dagestan Region
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Killed in Shooting Outside Church in Russia's Dagestan Region

At least two more are in critical condition, while two police officers were also wounded. The shooting took place while people were leaving a traditional pre-Lent celebration in the city of Kizlyar, capital o...More..

Polish Embassy In Israel Vandalized With Swastikas As Shoah Law Fallout Grows
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Polish Embassy In Israel Vandalized With Swastikas As Shoah Law Fallout Grows

Less than a day after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki claimed that "there were Jewish perpetrators" in the Holocaust, the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv was vandalized with deformed swastikas and anti-Poli...More..

Congress rejuvenates, 'Arvinder Singh Lovely' makes a comeback
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Congress rejuvenates, 'Arvinder Singh Lovely' makes a comeback

He had quit the Congress and joined the BJP in the presence of party president Amt Shah, ahead of the Delhi civic polls in April previous year. "I admit that I have made few mistakes in the past". He was elec...More..

Iran, India Vow To Do More To Stabilize Afghanistan
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Iran, India Vow To Do More To Stabilize Afghanistan

The two sides also exchanged instrument to ratify the extradition treaty as well as to simplify visa process. The last presidential visit was by then president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2008. Rouhani said that r...More..

DANA MILBANK: In Trump White House, 'shocking' and 'normal' have converged
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

DANA MILBANK: In Trump White House, 'shocking' and 'normal' have converged

For future approved interim clearances, grant a temporary clearance for a period of 180 days, with an option to extend interim clearance for another 90 days if no significant derogatory information that would...More..

Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid unrest
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid unrest

Desalegn said he has submitted his letter of resignation as both Prime Minister and Chairman of the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition, Xinhua reported. The United Stat...More..

Russian Federation: 5 citizens probably killed by United States strike in Syria
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Russian Federation: 5 citizens probably killed by United States strike in Syria

US officials say they do not know whether Russian mercenaries were among the casualties. "The Russians may have allowed the attack to take place simply to make it clear to Assad that you can't do things wit...More..

Pakistan court sentences Zainab's killer to death on four counts
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Pakistan court sentences Zainab's killer to death on four counts

He has also been sentenced to seven years in jail with a fine of Rs1 million for desecrating the body of a minor. Another 7-year jail sentence and Rs 2 million fine were imposed for concealing the body in a tra...More..

Former US presidential candidate Mitt Romney announces Senate bid
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Former US presidential candidate Mitt Romney announces Senate bid

Hatch had expressed a preference for the 70-year-old Romney to replace him, prompting some criticism that Hatch was "coronating" Romney. Some Utah Republicans may still question whether the one-time abortion-...More..

Washington state college lockdown ends, no evidence of shots
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Washington state college lockdown ends, no evidence of shots

In a Facebook status update , the school said , "Lockdown: This is not a drill". Fire officials in Washington state say they know of no people with injuries following reports of possible shots fired at a...More..

Russian nationals indicted for interfering in U.S. elections
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Russian nationals indicted for interfering in U.S. elections

Rosenstein said. As for altering the outcome of the election, who can say? As soon as Trump was elected, the Russians began working to undermine him and sow further discord, the indictment says. " "This w...More..

Ramaphosa elected as South Africa's new president
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Ramaphosa elected as South Africa's new president

Ramaphosa was voted into the presidency of the African National Congress in December 2017. Ramaphosa said mining had potential for growth and jobs. Ramaphosa was a lead negotiator in the transition from apa...More..

Barnaby Joyce: Australia PM's remarks 'inept', Deputy says
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Barnaby Joyce: Australia PM's remarks 'inept', Deputy says

They must not have sexual relations with their staff, that's it, ' Mr Turnbull said. Malcolm Turnbull , prime minister of Australia , said he rewrote the code of conduct for his Cabinet ministers, banning...More..