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Rodrigo Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation, says United Nations rights chief

Naija News learnt that Duterte had called a United Nations special rapporteur, a former Philippines lawmaker and four former Catholic priests and 600 communi...


South Korean actor Jo Min-ki under sexual abuse probe found dead

The lawyer was not immediately available for comment. He presented himself to prosecutors on Friday for questioning, apologising and saying he would cooperate...


Irish government approves abortion referendum bill

On International Women's Day yesterday, Health Minister Simon Harris said: 'Today, as you know, is International Women's Day. These include that there should ...


Australia may avoid Donald Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs

So now NAFTA talks take on a whole new chapter. "It's really an assault on our country", he said. He said the American steel and aluminium industries ha...


Kim Jong-un's offer vs. his character

The meeting plans come after Kim Jong Un and President Trump have traded insults and threats of war. "He also said." If President Trump and Chairman K...


National jobless rate drops back to its four-decade low

Statistics Canada says the number of people employed in the London region (which includes St. Thomas, Strathroy and surrounding municipalities) was down by abou...


Thousands of eggs, embryos possibly damaged at hospital

It added there would be an independent investigation into the incident. More than 500 families could be affected as a result of the major malfunction linked...


Charges Filed Against Suspected Shooter of Dep. Jacob Pickett

Pickett chased the suspects after they bailed from the vehicle and was shot in the head by Baumgardt, according to officials. "The last time I've heard such lit...


'Ache Din' campaign to be like 'Shining India': Sonia Gandhi

The noise of politics is the music of democracy. We do not like an India where people are persecuted for what they eat, drink, wear, or think. "It's a course I ...


Interior Department Acknowledges Secretary Ryan Zinke Spent $139000 on Office Doors

The work is part of a decade-long modernization of the 1936 building that began before Zinke took office in March 2017. It is unclear what the expense to the ...


European Union says talks 'the prime option' in USA tariffs row

He said he hoped for greater clarity when US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer visits Brussels on Saturday for long-planned talks that are now a de facto c...


TN girl stabbed to death outside college by 'husband'; accused arrested

The incident took place when Aswini was on her way out of the institution after college hours. She collapsed in a pool of blood after having received multiple s...


Shubhankar Sharma races into contention for Indian Open title

Home favourite Sharma was five over par through his opening nine holes at the DLF Golf and Country Club on Thursday, before recovering to finish at one over aft...


Officer Killed Responding to Wrong Home After 911 Call

The women acknowledged they'd argued and called 911, but that call was unrelated to the Clinton shootout, Missouri Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Collin Stosberg...


Pacquiao: I'm The Underdog in a Fight Against Lucas Matthysse

One potential name could be WBA "regular" welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse, whom Pacquiao has previously stated that he would be interested in fighting. Pa...


Poisoned Russian ex-spy still very ill

His cousin Andrew Bailey, 50, said that the detective had joined the police at 17 and was widely respected. Scotland Yard said the evidence suggested that the...


China pushing to be more active in region, global diplomacy

The US tariffs are expected to go into effect in two months, though economists see little immediate impact on China. "Well, we'll let it happen, but they've got...


Chinese Dragon, Indian Elephant must dance together, says China's Foreign Minister

Wang said the worldwide situation is experiencing its biggest change in a century and China and India must do everything to emphasise this and support each othe...


Serious questions about mass shootings

While some of Trump's ideas of gun control - such as arming teachers - are a bit outlandish, we at Scroll commend the nation's president for seeing the ne...


China foreign minister urges US-N.Korea dialogue

President Donald Trump is expected to sign a proclamation on Thursday or Friday to establish the steel and aluminium tariffs, to counter cheap imports, especial...


Would you be in favor of permanent Daylight Saving Time?

What is clear, is nothing will change in the short term. Energy-saving discussions aside, what's often lost in the daylight saving time debate is understa...


Sufi singer Pyare Lal Wadali dies of heart attack

He is the younger brother to Ustad Puran Chand Wadali , and together they formed the iconic Wadali brothers duo, the doyens of Punjabi sufi music in India. The...


Bag containing 52 human hands found in Russian Federation

Most were hidden in a bag which was found on the ice-clad island. Investigators are so far refusing to give many details about the find. It is unclear why f...


We were unaware about Uhuru-Raila meet, say NASA co-principals

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and it would do little to address underlying divisions that fuelled last year's violence. Kenyatta said: "We have a responsib...


Beijing calls for early US-DPRK talks

Contrary to claims made by some academics and media outlets that the strategy is aimed at containing China, the four countries have made it clear that it ta...


NAFTA talks on autos eyed for next week: Mexico negotiator

Canada is the biggest supplier of steel imported by the USA each year. "As President Trump has said, we hope for a successful completion of these talks, and w...


Suspect In Journalist Gauri Lankesh Murder, KT Naveen Kumar, Arrested

KT Naveen Kumar, 37, who was apprehended by the Karnataka Special Investigation Team (SIT) for questioning earlier this month, has been named as the first accus...


United States lawsuit over California immigration laws is warning shot

The Colorado Springs lawmaker wants to make public officials liable for civil damages when immigrants here illegally commit crimes in sanctuary jurisdictions. T...


Trump decided "himself" on talks with North Korea: Tillerson

Some U.S. officials and experts worry North Korea could buy time to build up and refine its nuclear arsenal if it drags out talks with Washington. He and Suh ...


Saudi Arabia expected to buy 48 Typhoon jets from UK

On Thursday, UK and Saudi entities signed more than 18 economic agreements worth more than £1.5xbillion, covering education, pharmaceuticals and banking. In a...


India's Modi warns against statue vandalism after crowds topple Lenin figures

Fourteen complaints have been filed since poll results were announced on Saturday. But the BJP leader claimed that it was done without his knowledge or concur...


Court allows Hafiz Mohammed Saeed's party registration

The government had also opposed the registration and told the poll panel it would not give security clearance to the party. The Islamabad High Court today a...


Christina Morris Disappearance: Remains of 2014 Kidnapping Victim Potentially Discovered in Texas

We had an obligation to let them know". The remains were found in an area where authorities searched extensively for Morris after she disappeared on August 30...


Major fire breaks out in Maharashtra chemical company, 14 people injured

A few reports suggest that the blast occurred in a boiler room of the Chemical plant. "It is clear that the said unit did not follow any safety precautions an...


Atwal apologises for embarrassing Canadian PM Trudeau in India

Atwal said he received an invitation from the Canadian ambassador after asking Sarai. He was also invited to the dinner reception at the residence of the Cana...