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Yemen's Houthi rebels bury former president Saleh

Yemen's Houthi rebels bury former president Saleh

Forces loyal to the internationally recognized government are hoping to exploit the collapse of the Houthis' alliance with fighters loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh , who was killed by the rebels earlier this month. The firing of a ballistic missile at Riyadh by the Houthis in November led to renewed tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran. A country with few natural resources, awash in weapons and fractured along tribal and religious lines, Yemen has always been buffeted by its ... Consulte Mais Informação

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China Telecom earmarked as Philippines' third telecoms player

China Telecom earmarked as Philippines' third telecoms player

The Philippine constitution's 40 per cent cap on foreign ownership of domestic telecoms companies has kept interest from multinationals at bay in the market of more than 100 million people. Besides China Telecom, PLDT and Globe might also have to contend with Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. "China Telecom is now having a preliminary study on the investment opportunity in Philippines and no concrete plan has been determined yet", a China Telecom spokesman told Reuters. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iraqi Religious Leader Urges Paramilitaries To Hand Back Weapons

Iraqi Religious Leader Urges Paramilitaries To Hand Back Weapons

Iraq's firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Monday ordered members of Saraya al-Salam militia, his Sadrist movement's military wing, to hand over their weapons to the Iraqi government after defeating the Daesh terrorist group. Al-Sadr, from a revered Shiite clerical family, commanded a powerful militia that battled United States troops in the years after the 2003 invasion . Consulte Mais Informação

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Six-year-old girl raped, brutally violated and murdered in Haryana

Six-year-old girl raped, brutally violated and murdered in Haryana

The six-year-old's mother said she had gone to bed with her three children in their slum on Friday night but realised her daughter was missing in the morning. The victim's family members have also alleged that the girl was also violated with a stick. While no arrests have been made yet, the Hisar Police have registered a case and formed a Special Investigation Team to look into the rape and murder, Deputy Superintendent of Police Jitender Kumar said. Consulte Mais Informação

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'SNL': Watch Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill Crash James Franco's Monologue

'SNL': Watch Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill Crash James Franco's Monologue

With The Disaster Artist actor and director being asked to take questions from the audience he side-stepped a question about his career when he noticed Rogen sat behind the woman asking the question. He was given a bit of a hand by his longtime pals and collaborators, Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill . A super-slim Hill joined Rogen in the crowd, and was bewildered that James was hosting as opposed to his brother Dave. Consulte Mais Informação

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Treasury: Trump's economic policies would pay for tax cuts

Treasury: Trump's economic policies would pay for tax cuts

In a summary analysis of a white paper, the Treasury Department said it based its estimate on a presumed 0.7 percentage point increase to the US economy's annual growth rate. Before the Senate narrowly approved the tax-cut plan a week ago, Republican leaders criticized the JCT analysis for underestimating growth. The department compared that rate to previous projections of 2.2 percent growth in gross domestic product. Consulte Mais Informação

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1 dead after crash between vehicle and transport truck on Hwy. 401

1 dead after crash between vehicle and transport truck on Hwy. 401

The crash comes as OPP prepare to crack down on distracted driving among truckers. Ontario Provincial Police say it happened around 5:20 a.m. December 11 at Martin Grove Road. A tractor-trailer and a auto collided on the highway shortly before 5:30 a.m. The age and identity of the victim have not been released. All westbound lanes are closed at Martin Grove Road and the closure is expected to last through the morning commute. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ukraine moves for House Arrest of Saakashvili

Ukraine moves for House Arrest of Saakashvili

Saakashvili was arrested Friday on allegations that he colluded with Ukrainian businessmen tied to Russian Federation to topple President Petro Poroshenko. Saakashvili could be extradited to Georgia where he is wanted on corruption charges. On September 10, 2017, Saakashvili traveled by bus to the Medyka-Shehyni border crossing, where he was allowed to pass through a Polish checkpoint on the border with Ukraine, but then he was temporarily blocked from reaching Ukrainian checkpoint by border ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Meeting of Egypt and Palestine presidents over Trump's Jerusalem move

Meeting of Egypt and Palestine presidents over Trump's Jerusalem move

A Russian delegation consisting of 35 officials arrived in Cairo on Thursday to prepare for Putin's visit to the capital, according to security forces at Cairo International Airport. Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi walk during a meeting in Cairo, Egypt December 11, 2017. "Our approaches either coincide completely or are really quite close", Putin said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Take a peak! Britain has a new tallest mountain

Take a peak! Britain has a new tallest mountain

It overtakes Mount Jackson, the territory's previous record holder, by 55 meters (180 ft). Britain has a new highest mountain after new data showed measurements from old overland surveys were inaccurate. 'Maps with reliable measurements of the highest peaks are an essential safety requirement for flight planning. Foreign Office Minister with responsibility for the Polar Regions , Sir Alan Duncan, said: "The discovery of Mount Hope as the UK's tallest peak is a great example of British ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon Echo is now available in the Benelux

Amazon Echo is now available in the Benelux

The speakers were launched in India back in October sans Amazon Music Unlimited, but Amazon Prime members in India get a free subscription to Prime Music, a limited version of Amazon's music streaming service. Today, we're making sure audiences can find what they love from the BBC on any device they use, through one single and easy-to-use service. The Alexa skill is created to make accessing all of that content easy, with a single unified voice service. Consulte Mais Informação

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HP issues update to remove 'accidental' keylogger from laptop driver

HP issues update to remove 'accidental' keylogger from laptop driver

The debug trace was in the Synaptics Touchpad driver used nearly across-the-board in HP laptops, and while off by default, a registry entry could turn it on. But, considering how only a few months ago, researchers had discovered a similar piece of code coming with audio drivers, this may add up to the list of "things HP shouldn't have done", with the company potentially losing customer trust. Consulte Mais Informação

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