India rejects mediation offer by UN Secretary-General on Kashmir
on February 16, 2020 at 6:09 pm
The UN chief, who arrived in Pakistan on a four-day visit, addressed a press conference along with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, wherein he also expressed his “deep concern” over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and tensions along the Line of Control (LoC). Guterres also said that it was important for India and Pakistan to de-escalate “militarily and verbally” and exercise “maximum restraint”.
Israel’s Benny Gantz vows to form government without Benjamin Netanyahu
on February 16, 2020 at 5:59 pm
In a series of TV interviews two weeks before national elections, Gantz looked to project confidence that the March 2 vote will provide the decisive outcome that eluded the two previous elections last year.
US raises tariffs on EU aircraft to 15%
on February 16, 2020 at 5:55 pm
On Oct. 18, Washington imposed the original 10% duties on Airbus aircraft and 25% tariffs on a range of European consumer exports, like cheeses and Spanish olives. The US list continued to spare an Alabama Airbus plant that assembles single-aisle aircraft like the A320 by not hitting airplane parts.
Sharad Pawar to meet NCP ministers today as Uddhav Thackeray backs NPR
on February 16, 2020 at 5:53 pm
The government has reportedly initiated moves to roll out the National Population Register (NPR) process from May 1, the deadline set by the Centre even as Congress and NCP have said that they are opposed to the NPR exercise.
Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook’s Zuckerberg
on February 16, 2020 at 5:52 pm
“Right now there are two frameworks that I think people have for existing industries – there’s like newspapers and existing media, and then there’s the telco-type model, which is ‘the data just flows through you’, but you’re not going to hold a telco responsible if someone says something harmful on a phone line,” Zuckerberg said at the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
‘You Think I’m Scared of the Communist Party?’ Chinese Journalist Disappears, Revealed Realities of Coronavirus in Wuhan
on February 16, 2020 at 5:36 pm
According to a stunning new report, a vlogger & citizen journalist named Chen Qiushi has allegedly been “forcibly quarantined” not long after his reports became widely shared across the globe.
‘We Are Asking People to Pray’: Chinese Stockpiling Food as Virus Fears Increase
on February 15, 2020 at 9:26 pm
At the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, Christians can be found out on the streets, passing out emergency relief items and sharing the Gospel.
Haiti Officials Say 15 Children Died in Residence Fire
on February 15, 2020 at 11:16 am
A fire swept through a Haitian children’s home run by a Pennsylvania-based religious nonprofit group, killing 15 children, officials said Friday.
MIRACLES: Francis Chan Saw Villagers Healed, Including Two Deaf Children, in Myanmar
on February 14, 2020 at 12:52 am
During a recent sermon given at a Moody Bible Institute conference, missionary and author Francis Chan told the audience that he and a team of other Christians had miraculously healed several people in a rural village located in Myanmar, including two deaf children.
Like a Page Out of the Bible: Locust Swarms ‘as Big as Major Cities’ Raid Africa, Threaten Millions of Lives
on February 13, 2020 at 2:08 pm
It’s almost like a page out of the Bible’s Old Testament book of Exodus. Authorities are calling it the worst outbreak in decades as billions of desert locusts swarm across a large part of East Africa.
Leafs recall Egor Korshkov, Mason Marchment
by Terry Koshan on February 16, 2020 at 6:47 pm
BUFFALO — The Maple Leafs have called in the cavalry, but whether a couple of new faces join the battle for a playoff spot is to be determined. Forwards Egor Korshkov and Mason Marchment were summoned from the Toronto Marlies on Sunday morning, and there is a possibility that they could be in the lineup
Cops hunting convict who allegedly breached release conditions
by Kevin Connor on February 16, 2020 at 5:05 pm
A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a man who allegedly breached the conditions of his statutory release for human trafficking offences. The Toronto police Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad says Richard Cooper, 30, is serving a four-year and one month sentence for sexual interference, control movement to compel prostitution and traffic persons for material
Blue Jay’s great Tony Fernandez fondly remembered
by Rob Longley on February 16, 2020 at 5:03 pm
DUNEDIN, Fla. – The heart of the Blue Jays infield from their championship years and a man who played the game with equal parts brilliance and joy, the late Tony Fernandez was fondly remembered as one of the best in club history. Fernandez, who spent a dozen with the years with the Jays as their
CRIME SCENE: One man shot, another stabbed in downtown violence
by Kevin Connor on February 16, 2020 at 4:52 pm
Two violent crimes took place in the Yonge-Gerrad Sts. area as one man was stabbed and another suffered gunshot wounds during the weekend. A man in his 20s was wounded in a shooting Yonge and Gerrard at about 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, near a McDonalds restaurant. The injured man made his way to a nearby
Blue Jays legend Tony Fernandez dies at 57
by Postmedia News on February 16, 2020 at 1:03 pm
Tony Fernandez, a former Blue Jays shortstop who won a World Series title in Toronto in 1993, has died, according to reports out of his native Dominican Republic. Fernandez, who had been battling kidney problems and had suffered a stroke, was 57. Fernandez, a longtime fan favourite in Toronto, made his Blue Jays debut in