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The UN's top court will today rule on a bid by Kiev to halt Russia's alleged funnelling of money, arms, and personnel into Ukraine's war-torn east, a key moment in the three-year crisis. Ukraine in January dragged its former Soviet-era neighbour before the ICJ, which was set up in 1945 to settle disputes between countries in line with worldwide law.
  • UK's George Osborne will edit Evening Standard after quitting parliament

    UK's George Osborne will edit Evening Standard after quitting parliament

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    There had been pressure over conflict of interests between him being an MP a new role as Editor of the Evening Standard , an advisor as a fund manager at Blackrock earning £640,00 per annum plus he has his speaking engagements. According to the newspaper he now edits, Osborne said: "I am stepping down from the House of Commons - for now". News of his resignation came a day after U.K.
  • European great Dusautoir to retire

    European great Dusautoir to retire

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    Such was the quality of the Ivory Coast-born back-row in that tournament, Dusautoir was named World Rugby Player of the Year to add to his long list of achievements in the game. Dusautoir brought the curtain down on his 80-cap career after a sobering 62-13 loss to the All Blacks in the 2015 World Cup quarter-finals. He first donned a France shirt in 2006, against Romania.
  • Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

    Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

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    The explosion happened outside a line of parked buses that were evacuating hundreds of people from two regime-held but rebel-besieged villages in northwest Syria. Simultaneously, Jabhat al-Nusra fighters are being evacuated from mountainous resorts of Zabadani and Madaya near Damascus. After repeated delays, the first phase of the deal began on Friday.
  • Texas teen who fell 3500 feet after her parachute tangled awarded $760000

    Texas teen who fell 3500 feet after her parachute tangled awarded $760000

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    Court records show the now-19-year-old Wethington of Joshua, Texas, was awarded $760,000 last week. Wethington said that when his daughter jumped, her parachute opened only partially and she began to spin toward the ground. Pegasus Air Sports in Chickasha is now closed. It also said the parachute she was given was "too small and fast for a person of her young age and relative experience".
  • Kids make quick work out of Easter egg hunts in Billings

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    Hailie Fisher says, "I am totally blind and have been every since birth". The Easter Egg Hunt also served as a fundraiser for Safe Passage, and the team from the domestic violence and sexual assault prevention center said it appreciated being invited to participate and be involved in the event.
  • Renault releases stunning vision for F1 in 2027

    Renault releases stunning vision for F1 in 2027

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    Renault have released images of what Formula 1 cars may look like in 2027 . The R.S. 2027 features active LED lighting to boost its aesthetics, as well as moveable aerodynamic parts such an active wings. Keeping things futuristic are LEDs inside the wheels that display data such as the driver's position and the car's remaining energy reserves so that spectators can be more involved with the action as it plays out.
  • Trump's strike on Syria: the good, the bad and the ugly

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    With less than 90 days into his presidency, President Trump's decisions have sent a pretty clear tone for his foreign policy - actions speak louder than words. The situation would be broadly analogous to the "cheat and retreat" era of 1990s Iraq, in which Saddam Hussein violated agreements (e.g.no fly zones, denying access to weapons inspectors) only to be punished by the US -led coalition, but insufficiently to deter the next violation.
  • North Korea UN envoy warns of possibility of nuclear war

    North Korea UN envoy warns of possibility of nuclear war

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    It's the latest flagrant claim made by an official of the Hermit Kingdom. It is this kind of rhetoric from North Korea that has many fearing a World War 3 scenario. Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told the press that Tokyo would also seek some reassurance about security with regards to North Korea during Pence's visit .
  • Donald Trump signs order to end H-1B visa lottery system

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    We'll hear more about how industry is reacting to those proposed changes in a moment. Governor Scott Walker, Senator Ron Johnson, and Congressman Sean Duffy joined President Trump at the event. Under the executive order , the federal government will work to strictly minimize the use of waivers and maximize "made-in-America" content in all federal projects.
  • French Election 2017: Candidates Clash In Presidential Debate

    French Election 2017: Candidates Clash In Presidential Debate

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    Francois Fillon of the Republicans party attends a prime-time televised debate for the French 2017 presidential election in La Plaine Saint-Denis, near Paris , France , April 4, 2017. Criticizing Le Pen, the leader of the National Front who wants to leave the euro, hold a referendum on European Union membership and curb immigration, Macron said: "Nationalism is war".