Palestinians die in new clashes over Jerusalem holy site

Jerusalem, Jul 23 Two Palestinians died in clashes with Israeli forces as the army moved in to seal off an attacker's home after violence over security measures at an ultra-sensitive holy site.The...

Jul 23, 2017 4:42 AM | Newsscroll

Venezuelan police break up anti-government rally with tear gas

Caracas, Jul 23 Police on motorcycles fired tear gas to break up an opposition march on the Venezuelan Supreme Court to press demands that President Nicolas Maduro leave office, as months of...

Jul 23, 2017 4:10 AM | Newsscroll

Protests across Poland over law to control judiciary

Warsaw, Jul 23 Outrage over plans by Poland's governing party to put the judicial system under its political control sparked another day of nationwide protests, with some people gathering outside...

Jul 23, 2017 3:51 AM | Newsscroll

DR Congo opposition unveil plans to force Kabila out

Kinshasa, Jul 23 The Congolese opposition has unveiled a rolling programme of strikes and civil disobedience aimed at forcing President Joseph Kabila from power.The announcement was made yesterday...

Jul 23, 2017 3:12 AM | Newsscroll

US fines American, Frontier and Delta over rule violations

Washington, Jul 21 Three US airlines have agreed to each pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines to settle government claims that they violated rules aimed at protecting consumers.The...

Jul 23, 2017 1:39 AM | Newsscroll

EU urges Israel, Jordan to cooperate on security in Jerusalem

Brussels, Jul 22 The EU today called on Israel and Jordan to work together to "ensure security for all" in Jerusalem's Old City after a series of violent confrontations in recent days."We encourage...

Jul 23, 2017 1:35 AM | Newsscroll

Urgent UN talks requested after Jerusalem clashes: diplomats

United Nations, Jul 22 Sweden, France and Egypt today requested an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council following Israeli-Palestinian unrest in Jerusalem, diplomats said.The meeting would be to...

Jul 23, 2017 12:37 AM | Newsscroll

Iran rejects US threats over detained Americans

Tehran, Jul 22 Iran's government rejected US demands to release detained Americans today, saying it had no control over the judiciary."The judiciary, courts and judges in Iran are completely...

Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM | Newsscroll

Syria announces truce in one of rebels' last Damascus bastions

Damascus, Jul 22 Syria today announced a ceasefire in one of the last rebel strongholds near Damascus after rebels and regime ally Russia agreed on a safe zone for the besieged opposition...

Jul 22, 2017 11:58 PM | Newsscroll

Nitish Kumar meets Rahul Gandhi amid speculations of rift in 'mahagathbandhan'

New Delhi [India], July 22 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi at the latter's residence here on Saturday, in the backdrop of clouds of uncertainity...

Jul 22, 2017 12:50 AM | Newsscroll