Shooting in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Parkland fueled the long-running US debate between supporters of tougher controls on firearms and advocates for gun rights.
In a February 7-17 survey, 44% of respondents said they were satisfied with Macron, down six points from Ifop’s previous poll in January.
Cyril Ramaphosa is no messiah, and when the post-Zuma champagne corks stop popping, South Africans need to assess him as a mere mortal.
The story of a district in thrall to illegal mining; a first person account from Khabar Lahariya’s chief reporter in Mahoba.
We have unwittingly created a war-hysteria and are now bent upon closing all our escape routes.
Reserve Bank of India data show state-run banks have reported 8,670 “loan fraud” cases totalling Rs 612.6 billion over the last five financial years.
A bench headed by justice J. Chelameswar said the candidates have to disclose their own, their spouse’s and dependent children’s source of income when filing nomination.
The Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed to move forward hence leaving in limbo the future of 1.8 million young adults brought to the US illegally as children.
Hunting, habitation destruction by industries and deforestation have led to a drop of about 50% in the orangutan population on the island of Borneo from 1999 to 2015.
Karnataka will now have an enhanced share of 14.75 tmcft water per year while Tamil Nadu will get 404.25 tmcft, 14.75 tmcft less than what was allotted by the tribunal in 2007.
“I see my resignation as vital in the bid to carry out reforms that would lead to sustainable peace and democracy,” said Hailemariam in a televised speech.
Britain’s The Times newspaper reported last week that some Oxfam staff had paid for sex with prostitutes in Haiti after the country’s 2010 earthquake.
The disclosure, buried at the bottom of a central bank report on digital thefts at Russian banks, is the latest in a string of attempted and successful cyber heists using fraudulent wire-transfer requests.
The FBI disclosed it received a tip in September about an ominous online message that read: “I’m going to be a professional school shooter.”
Ramaphosa, in brief remarks to parliament, said he would work hard “not to disappoint the people of South Africa”.
The students demanded the administration revoke the compulsory 75% attendance required in an academic year for availing of scholarships and fellowships, and convene a meeting of the Academic Council which was postponed indefinitely.
Despite some of the world’s lowest internet speeds and a significant fraction of the population without bank accounts and cellphones, cash is falling out of favour in Venezuela.
Deputy president since 2014, Cyril Ramaphosa has been the country’s dominant politician since he replaced Zuma as leader of the ruling African National Congress in December.
Hundreds of Muslim women used the hashtag #MosqueMeToo to talk about sexual harassment they faced while visiting Mecca.
Indigenous technology developed by a private firm yielded ‘excellent results’ as far back as in June 2012.
Zuma appeared to be threatening instability in the organisation that he has served his whole life – a last roll of the dice for a politician for whom the usual rules of political engagement never seemed to apply.
The latest fraud uses an age-old method employed to defraud the banking system.
“The Chinese government has never recognised the so-called Arunachal Pradesh and is firmly opposed to the Indian leader’s visit to the disputed area.”
In a 30-minute farewell address to the nation, 75-year-old Zuma said he disagreed with the way the ANC had shoved him toward an early exit after the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as party president in December, but would accept its orders.
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland ranked as the second-deadliest act of gun violence ever on a US public school campus.
Seventy years after the end of World War II, a battle is taking place over Polish collective memory.
The two leaders confirmed on Wednesday night there would be “no meaningful dialogue” unless North Korea agreed on “complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation”.
“I’m opposed to domestic violence and everybody here knows that,” Trump told reporters during an oval office event.
The two sides are expected to sign an agreement allowing India to run operations in the first phase of the Chabahar port project during Rouhani’s visit to India this week.
The terror group clarified that this statement doesn’t mean they are exhausted and that their armed campaign would be sustained no matter what opposition it faces.
According to the complainants, the song ‘Manikya Malaraya Poovi’ contains an ‘objectionable’ reference to Prophet Muhammad’s wife.
Prof. Rekha Singhal, a senior faculty member at IIFM Bhopal, on her journey so far and how Indian families could be stifling scientific thinking in girls.
In videos of the incident, several people carrying saffron flags and wielding sticks could be seen threatening couples to leave.
The motion, brought the left-wing opposition Economic Freedom Fighters, has been brought forward from February 22.
Bitcoin, according some sceptics, is “tulip mania 2.0”, the Dutch financial craze for tulip bulbs in the 1630s.
Senior Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil alleged that the government was promoting the “agenda” of the RSS as “majority of books are based on the mythology and religion, and not history”.
President Sirisena’s centre-left Sri Lanka Freedom Party and Prime Minister Wickremesinghe’s centre-right United National Party were routed by a political party backed by former President Rajapaksa at the local polls – plunging the government into political crisis.
Opponents of Aadhaar have said it could be used as an instrument of state surveillance while data security and privacy regulations are still to be framed.
Musicians in many African countries are in the vanguard of popular struggles, not only providing a symbolic soundtrack but marching on the frontline and leading social movements.
Palaeobiology’s success has paralleled the advent of computing and the internet, and would seem like an obvious example of the determining impact of technology on science.