• Government must do more to advance renewable energy sector
Government must do more to advance renewable energy sector

Currently, annual spending by the Department of Energy's renewables and efficiency office is about $2 billion. One can though say that, the White House already sought to cut it down to $636 million this past year, but Congress later rejected this by supporting higher numbers.

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  • Shopian incident: BJP MLA protests FIR against Army men in Assembly
Shopian incident: BJP MLA protests FIR against Army men in Assembly

Rayees's funeral and five rounds of funeral prayers were held for him, Mourners were raising pro-freedom and pro-Islam slogans during the funeral. His body was later laid to rest at a graveyard in his native village. "But naming the Army personnel in the FIR (without completion of the inquiry) and levelling serious offences should not have been don...

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  • United Nations rights office questions business role in Israeli settlements
United Nations rights office questions business role in Israeli settlements

Recently South African diplomat Dr Clinton Swemmer said in the UN Human Rights Council that "Israel is the only state in the world that can be called an apartheid state". The report asserts that "Before the determinations on the companies are made public, [the United Nations human rights office] will notify the companies concerned".

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  • Israel Asks Polish Official to Postpone Jerusalem Trip Following Controversial Holocaust Law
Israel Asks Polish Official to Postpone Jerusalem Trip Following Controversial Holocaust Law

The Polish Senate passed the bill at a late-night session that continued into Thursday morning. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said on Twitter that "Israel opposes categorically the Polish Senate decision". Historians have responded that silencing the discourse could infringe upon the freedom of speech and the country's moral r...

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  • Mining company: All 955 miners trapped in S.Africa resurface unharmed
Mining company: All 955 miners trapped in S.Africa resurface unharmed

A miner waves from a window of a bus after being rescued from Sibanye-Stillwater's Beatrix mine shaft 3. Unions are now demanding answers. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) had earlier expressed concern over the lives and safety of the miners .

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  • South Sudan warns of guerrilla war if peace talks fail
South Sudan warns of guerrilla war if peace talks fail

It's mostly symbolic since the USA has nearly no defence trade with the country in the first place. But patience from South Sudan's foreign allies has worn out after countless failed efforts to bring peace to a country, now in its fifth year of a war where targeted ethnic killings, gang rapes and other atrocities have occurred.

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  • President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day
President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day

Libyans were also aboard. It is in Spain, however, where flow of migrants arriving in European Union by sea is increasing. But aid agencies and the United Nations accused European governments of taking an "inhuman" approach. Since the start of January, 240 have arrived in Italy, compared with nine during the first month of 2017. There was a 34%...

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  • Detained Nehal Hashmi hospitalised with cardiac complaint
Detained Nehal Hashmi hospitalised with cardiac complaint

In the speech, he said once the judges retire, "we will make your life and (the lives of) your family members miserable". She said there is difference between a speech and obstruction, explaining that the same apex court had pardoned Nawaz Sharif and others for physically attacking the court in 1996.

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  • United Nations launches urgent appeal to raise funds for Syria, Palestine
United Nations launches urgent appeal to raise funds for Syria, Palestine

MEF has long sought the end of U.S. recognition of fake "Palestinian" refugees who never lived in what is today Israel , removing a source of irredentism and terrorism. Earlier in January the U.S. announced a $65 million cut to its planned January contribution to UNRWA, with State Department officials insisting the decision was taken not to pressu...

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  • Rex Tillerson and Luis Videgaray talk security, migration during Mexico visit
Rex Tillerson and Luis Videgaray talk security, migration during Mexico visit

But that economic growth can only spring from strong, stable governments, he said . "Our approach is holistic: We must address security and development issues side by side". "The corrupt and hostile regime of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela clings to a false dream, an antiquated vision for the region that has already failed its citizens", he said.

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  • Mass Graves Suggest Systematic Killing Of Rohingya In Myanmar
Mass Graves Suggest Systematic Killing Of Rohingya In Myanmar

Gruesome accounts have emerged this afternoon of more mass graves in Rohingya villages in Myanmar. SMITH: We're really concerned that Aung San Suu Kyi continues to deny access to United Nations fact-finders and monitors. To his horror, he found them half-buried in a mass grave, their features nearly unrecognizable. On Thursday, Kuwait's Ambas...

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  • David Leonhardt: An article of impeachment against Donald Trump
David Leonhardt: An article of impeachment against Donald Trump

Key Republicans voiced strong support Sunday for special counsel Robert Mueller's handling of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 us presidential election, but split on whether Congress needs to approve legislation to block President Donald Trump from firing Mueller .

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  • Cloudy, chance of rain and snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST
Cloudy, chance of rain and snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

Some snow Friday morning could cause slick travel. The weather service said tonight's low will slip to around 5. East wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Most of the area should expect 1 to 2 inches of snow with the isolated possibility of 3 inches in some parts.

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  • Democrats' behavior at the State of the Union was embarrassing
Democrats' behavior at the State of the Union was embarrassing

Apart from a long riff on immigration and a nod to judicial nominations, the conservatism of the speech was heavy on generalities about flag, faith and family, with more polarizing issues like abortion mentioned only by implication. Remarks as prepared: America has also finally turned the page on decades of unfair trade deals that sacrificed our...

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  • U.S. missile defense test reportedly fails off Kauai
U.S. missile defense test reportedly fails off Kauai

The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Reuters that an SM-3 Block IIA missile launched from an Aegis Ashore test site in Hawaii failed to hit another missile fired from an aircraft. It also marks an embarrassment for the Pentagon, which is trying to assure the U.S. public that it has an effective shield against nuke-armed mi...

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  • Iranian women protest obligatory headscarf; Twitterati praise the bravery
Iranian women protest obligatory headscarf; Twitterati praise the bravery

The Muslim dress code, in place since the 1979 revolution, considers veiling obligatory for any female above 13 and says they should cover themselves from head to toe while disavowing any figure-hugging dress. Her mother and sister choose to wear hijabs , she told HuffPost in a phone interview. "Our fight is for freedom of choice". I am happy wi...

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  • Sadtu expresses concerns over WCED's readiness for day zero
Sadtu expresses concerns over WCED's readiness for day zero

At present it looks as though the poorest citizens of South Africa are better prepared to adapt to any water restrictions that may be introduced than those residents who have water piped into their homes. However, if residents don't save water, they will have no option but to close all taps. The dams in Cape Town are dry and the local governmen...

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  • Police search gardens for alleged serial killer victims
Police search gardens for alleged serial killer victims

When asked about the amount of police resources that have been dedicated to the McArthur case, Idsinga responded, "Everything we have". They said they were planning to excavate at two locations "where people might be buried", but said they did not know what, if anything, they might find.

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  • Rajasthan Bypolls Results: Cong Wins 2 Seats, Leads on 1
Rajasthan Bypolls Results: Cong Wins 2 Seats, Leads on 1

Proud of each and every one of you. "People are disappointed with the BJP and false assurances given by its leaders". The Vasundhara Raje government in Rajasthan has effectively finished four years in office and these bypolls are being viewed as a pointer of public mood in front of the state surveys.

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