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Two injured in central Ireland plane crash

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He then called 999 and waited at the scene to direct the emergency services to the crash site. It is understood that the father of the seven-year-old boy is originally from Poland but lives in Dublin. Eddie Fitzpatrick, a local councillor, added the airfield is popular for parachuting and "fundraising jumpers". "These flights have been happening for the last 20 years and this is the first time I've heard of a plane going down - it is very worrying". Read More »

U.S. sanctions 'possible' on European companies doing business with Iran

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has constantly maintained that Iran is sticking to the terms of the agreement and is not cheating, a fact independently verified by the US military as well. "Benjamin Netanyahu placed his chips on Trump and on him leaving the nuclear deal and he is now celebrating big-time with 35 seats". "Do we want to be vassals who obey decisions taken by the United States while clinging to the hem of their pants?" Acknowledging that the Europeans are ... Read More »

Seven found dead at Australian rural property

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The father of the children, Aaron Cockman , a local carpenter and builder, had been involved an acrimonious split with Katrina, which led her and the children to move in with her parents. He then turned the gun on his wife in the living room of their house, before placing a triple-0 call to police alerting them to his crimes. "The phone call was made from that property.at approximately 5.15am (local time)". Read More »

UCO Bank posts net loss of Rs 2134 cr in Q4

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However, Indian Bank's gross non-performing assets (NPA) were at Rs 11,990.14 crore as of March 31, up from Rs 9,865.13 crore in the year-ago period. The bank raised its provisioning for non-performing assets (NPAs) to Rs 8,762.57 crore during the January-March quarter, up by almost 200 per cent per cent from Rs 2,924.08 crore in the same period of previous fiscal, as bad assets ballooned, according to a regulatory filing by the bank. Read More »

Korea economically if it gets rid of nuclear weapons

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Meanwhile, North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear test site for sometime between May 23 and 25 depending on weather conditions to uphold its pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, state media said yesterday. Department officials took great pains on the prisoners' release in North Korea , as well as on their flights to Japan and Alaska, to keep them sequestered not only from the two journalists traveling with Pompeo but also from staffers not immediately involved in their ... Read More »

Tornado Watch issued for half of NJ on Saturday night

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Mothers' Day kicks off a wet week that is expected to see thunderstorms and hail. Chicagoans can expect a break from the rain Sunday , but should prepare for possible severe thunderstorms overnight, according to the National Weather Service . Read More »

N.Korea to destroy nuclear test site

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The proposed destruction of the nuclear site comes about a month before U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim will hold talks in Singapore on June 12, the first-ever meeting between a sitting U.S. Reporters from China, the United States, Russia, South Korea and Britain would be allowed to cover the nuclear test site to show its dismantlement in a transparent manner, the statement read. Read More »

Saudi intercepts missile launched by Houthi militias

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Four loud explosions were heard in Riyadh in the morning. "We tried to dig out the dead and wounded from under the debris, and then there was a second strike", he said. Since November of a year ago, the Iran-backed insurgents have intensified missile attacks into neighbouring Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia leads an Arab military coalition that intervened in Yemen in 2015 to support the government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi after Iran-backed Houthi rebels forced him into exile. Read More »

Russia Warned Iran Ahead of Israel's Extensive Strikes in Syria

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The attacks came just days after US President Donald Trump walked out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a move long advocated by Israel. He added that Syria has the right to defend itself "against the aggressors". "It's nearly as though [Israel] is saying, 'Now that that announcement is made and we know that Iran is supporting Hezbollah ... that it's fair game to hit Iran inside Syria, '" Alvi told ThinkProgress, referring to the largely Shia Lebanese force present in Syria and fighting ... Read More »

Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

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The region is already on edge. Marouf is confident that it was battle between Israel and Syria and as has been the case throughout the seven year-long war in Syria, Tel Aviv "was the first to attack". Russian Federation is not in talks with the Syrian government about supplying advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria in an effort to bolster the war-torn Arab nation's defensive capabilities, a top Kremlin aide says. Read More »

IPL 2018: Russell, Narine stars as KKR beat Gayle's Kings XI Punjab

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If both Shubman Gill and Shivam Mavi recover from their injuries then they would most likely replace Rinku Singh and Prasidh Krishna respectively in the playing 11. Aaron Finch entered and stabilised the innings before he returned to the dugout for 34 runs. KL Rahul (471 runs in 10 matches) has been firing from all the corners but the other batsmen are yet to contribute to the team. Read More »

US President Trump to meet North Korean leader Kim on 12 June

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Mike Pompeo , the USA secretary of state, travelled to Pyongyang twice to meet with Mr Kim in recent months, in a precursor to the Trump-Kim meeting. Asked if this was his proudest achievement, Trump said that would be "when we denuclearise that entire peninsula". The U.S. administration appears determined to raise the issue of disarming North Korea of its weapons of mass destruction, certainly including its nuclear weapons, and possibly even seeking expansive restrictions on its chemical ... Read More »

Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan's role in 26/11 Mumbai attacks

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Explain it to me. Mr. Sharif said, referring to the trial in Pakistan of those involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks . Nawaz Sharif said, 'We have separated ourselves from ourselves. President Xi (Jinping) has said it", he said. The PML-N's CEC made the decision when it met at the Punjab House in Islamabad on Friday under the Chairmanship of its Quaid Nawaz Sharif. Read More »

Malaysia's Mahathir says king willing to grant full pardon for Anwar

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Public disgust over alleged corruption was widely seen as one of the reasons behind the unexpected defeat of Najib's long-ruling Barisan Nasional coalition in Wednesday's general election. "Making the rounds of the grapevine of Umno delegates and observers at the current Umno General Assembly is talk of a new political prophecy to replace the "Rahman" political prophecy on the first six prime ministers of the country - the "Mahathir" prophecy on the next line of Malaysian prime ministers", ... Read More »

Nancy VanderMeer: Standing with law enforcement on National Police Week

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Six Iowa peace officers killed in the line of duty were honored for making the ultimate sacrifice. Fighting crime can be risky work for the more than 900,000 sworn law enforcement officers in the United States. In 2018 to date, 53 police officers have been killed in the line of duty, including three from New York State. This year it takes place on Friday, May 18. Read More »

Iran condemns worldwide silence on Israel

The Iranian axis in Syria, with the help of Russian airpower, has almost completed its victory over the Sunni rebel organizations and could now turn its attention to stage two of its Syrian project: Israel. Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah, alongside Russian Federation, have been key backers of the government side in the Syrian civil war. Foad Izadi, of the world affairs department at the University of Tehran, said Iran was not in Syria to fight Israel - however often the Israelis may ... Read More »

Israel kills 11 Iranians in Syria

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What does the nuclear deal have to do with rising tensions? In a lengthy government statement on Friday, the Iranian government warned that it would take "whatever reciprocal measures it deems expedient" if it is not fully compensated for the USA withdrawal from the nuclear agreement as provided for in the accord. Read More »

Alberta premier confident pipeline talks will succeed by May 31 deadline

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Notley said, referring to a recent Angus Reid survey that showed just more than half of the province's respondents now support the pipeline project, slightly up from past polls. He said he's taking a stand with B.C. Premier John Horgan, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and Indigenous people in their pipeline opposition. The project is also facing a number of legal challenges. Read More »

LGBTQ Groups Call New Oklahoma Adoption Law Discriminatory

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At some time, some law makers expected Fallin to pass the law, as the bill's au thor, Republican Sen. Meanwhile, supporters of the measure said they believed members of the public should be able to defend themselves from threats without having to meet the requirements set out by the state to carry a firearm. Read More »

Militants attack Afghan government building, 1 dead

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility. According to a provincial official in Nangarhar Province, at least 9 people had been killed and 39 wounded. The Taliban recently launched their annual spring offensive, in an apparent rejection of a peace talks overture by the Afghan government. Operation Al Khandaq will target USA forces and "their intelligence agents" as well as their "internal supporters", a Taliban statement said in late April. Read More »

USA stealth fighters intercepted Russian bombers near the western coast of Alaska

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Russian bombers entered identification zone air defense of the United States US Fighters intercepted Russian military airplanes near the Western coast of Alaska. Two Russian fighter jets accompanied the bombers, CNN reported . Miller said that was not true. And in August NATO jets were scrambled to intercept Russian jets flying over Europe, buzzing Estonian territory. Read More »

Seven die in Australia's worst shooting for 22 years

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WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson said the bodies had been removed from the property, but the investigation would be lengthy. Western Australia State Police Commissioner Chris Dawson said two guns were also found at the property in the village of Osmington after police were called at around 5.15am local time. Read More »

Pakistan imposes restrictions on movement of U.S. diplomats

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The move comes after the USA required Pakistani diplomats to get permission five days in advance to travel more than 25 miles from their embassy. However, according to the correspondent, the FIA team is awaiting orders from the top authorities to released the U.S. Read More »

Fracking mogul Jim Ratcliffe becomes UK's richest person

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The chemicals entrepreneur - whose firm is now locked in a legal battle with the Scottish government over fracking - has been described as "publicity shy" by the Sunday Times . " Jim Ratcliffe epitomises the astonishing change of fortunes and the rise of meritocracy over the past three decades", the List's compiler, Robert Watts, wrote. Read More »

Hamburg fans set pitch ablaze after first-ever relegation

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Hamburg fans interrupted the game with flares thrown onto the pitch after learning their team will be relegated for the first time. "This is an extremely painful moment for the entire Hamburg SV", said club President Bernd Hoffmann. Borussia Dortmund's hope of securing automatic qualification to next season's UEFA Champions League was ended as they lost 3-1 away to Hoffenheim . Read More »