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After years of siege, first food aid reaches Syria's Daraya

The civil war, which is in its fifth year, has claimed more than 500,000 lives. According to a report by Al-Jazeera citing the Local Council of Daraya, some 18 "explosive" barrel bombs were dropped on the village at 9:00 am local time and noon.

Turkey's Erdogan, in US for Ali's funeral, cuts trip short

He has not said why. Erdogan, who has made the promotion of his Muslim heritage a central part of his legacy as president, highlighted Ali's Muslim faith yesterday at a dinner with several American Muslims. A request for comment by ABC News to the ...

Libyan forces make gains against ISIL in Sirte

President Barack Obama's special envoy to the worldwide coalition battling IS, Brett McGurk, tweeted on Thursday that GNA forces were making "rapid advances" against the jihadists. The Western-backed unity government, in the absence of an organized a...

Elizabeth Warren Calls Donald Trump A 'Racist Bully'

Lewandowski pushed back against the notion that Republicans are looking for Trump to tone down his rhetoric and stressed the candidate is not going to change. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski dismissed the idea of an intervention, and do...

More Britons expect rate hike by BoE in next 12 months

The Russian currency is up by around 25 percent since hitting a record low in January, thanks to a recovery in global oil prices. The Bank of Russian Federation will consider the possibility of a further rate cut based on estimates for inflation risk...

Hundreds Claim Donald Trump Doesn't Pay His Bills

USA Today exposed that Donald Trump has not been paying hundreds of workers for the past three decades and accumulated over 3,500 lawsuits due to this. Similar cases have cropped up with Trump's facilities in California and NY, where hourly work...

21 states suing Delaware over abandoned money orders

Supreme Court against DE, alleging the state has violated federal law for years by claiming official checks that should have gone to other states, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said. The ultimate dollar figure that DE owes other states may be m...

USA confirms 2 al-Shabab leaders killed in Somalia operations

In the past, casualty figures cited by al Shabaab have been much higher than official numbers. Al-Shabab militants claimed Thursday that its fighters killed 60 soldiers during an attack on a military base of Ethiopian soldiers serving with an ...

Iraqi forces push deeper into Islamic State-held Fallujah

The army was previously surrounding Falluja from positions outside the city, which is located 50 kilometres (32 miles) west of Baghdad . The operation on the ground is being executed by various security divisions, including Iranian-supported milit...

Explosion in private bus in Haryana; second such incident in two weeks

The blast in private bus near Bhuna on Tuesday was not an act of terrorists, said SP Fatehabad O P Narwal. The Haryana police recovered a bag inside the bus which is said to have been carrying explosives. Earlier, on 16 January, a bomb blast had ...

Israel revokes travel permits, deploys troops after attack

Authorities would not confirm reports that one of the two gunmen wounded during the attack had died overnight. At one point, one of the attackers threw a handgun to the ground in frustration as two of the victims lay motionless on the terrace.

John Kasich Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana in Ohio

An initiative filed by a leading state anti-medical marijuana activist that would have banned all private cultivation sites and dispensaries has failed to qualify for the ballot. "Could medical marijuana be a safer alternative to opioids for chronic ...

Sanders says if he wins the democratic nomination, Trump is 'toast'

On Thursday, Trump gave "Jimmy Kimmel Live" host Jimmy Kimmel a question to ask Sanders during his appearance on the show. "The networks want to make a killing on these events and are not proving to be too generous to charitable causes, in this c...

Snapchat's Discover redesign lets you subscribe to publishers

Snapchat has made its app easier to use for new users and overhauled its Discover section to make it simpler to find live stories and to subscribe to publishers. The new design has done away with the old publisher logos and replaced them with thum...

Netflix rank the shows according to how binge-worthy they are

Netflix knows what you're watching, and it knows you're more likely to binge an entire season over the course of one week. However, some shows are devoured - watched more than 2 hours a day to complete a season, while others are savoured - watched le...

China's yuan firms ahead of holiday, takes trade data in stride

The US quota under RQFII is the second largest, with only Hong Kong enjoying a bigger quota, added Lee. The decision to grant more quota to the United States shows how much China values the American market. The quota allows foreign institutions using...

Terror attack hits police station in southeast Turkey

A auto bomb ripped through a police bus in central Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36 near the main tourist district , a major university and the mayor's office. "It is one and united no matter ...

FBI offering reward in 2009 case of girl likely killed in SC

FBI Special Agent in Charge David Thomas says investigators believe Drexel was taken from the Blue Water Inn in Myrtle Beach to the area where Wednesday's press conference was held, in McCllelanville, and was held against her will for several days.

Chinese Fighter Conducts 'Unsafe' Intercept of US Reconnaissance Plane, US Officials Say

Furious US defence officials branded the move "unsafe" as the US Air Force RC-135 was on a routine patrol yesterday. In that encounter at least two Chinese J-11 tactical aircraft carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. The East China Sea is th...

Mall and buildings evacuated near Ottawa sinkhole

It was the second sinkhole in downtown Ottawa in as many years. "All hands are on deck to make sure the site is secured and no harm is done to any individual", said Mayor Jim Watson, who confirmed that the Rideau Centre had been evacuated.

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First OSCE staff member killed in rebel east Ukraine

An OSCE monitor died in a vehicle blast in LPR, the militia's press service told Luganskinformcenter on Sunday, TASS reports . The OSCE team's 600 members in eastern Ukraine ...

Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm ties

The tension between the two countries started in the UN Security Council when Egypt had voted in favour of two rival resolutions regarding peace in Syria. In a key move, King Salma...

UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

Tensions between the United States and the North have soared in recent weeks as a series of North Korean missile tests have wrought ever-more bellicose warnings from President Don...

HC rejected AAP's plea to use VVPAT EVMs in MCD polls

A BJP leader who attended the meeting told Mail Today that Sahasrabuddhe asked BJP leaders to ensure that its traditional vote bank remained intact. "Others are bending on their kn...

US border patrol arrests two Canadians in human smuggling investigation

She is to appear in court in Estevan, Saskatchewan, on May 15. A spokesman for Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says Ottawa is reviewing the latest figures showing the number...

Donald Trump greets Egyptian-American freed from Egyptian detention

Hijazi's case has garnered global attention over the years - Human Rights Watch called it a "travesty of justice" in a report released last month and argued that there was virtu...

IPhone 8 Will Be Delayed

It is also possible for the design to include a camera bump or a dual lens front camera. Apple also wants to integrate this iPhone's home button into the display using software l...

A late contest: 6th District

Ossoff's opponent will be Karen Handel , who was Georgia's secretary of state from 2007 to 2010. "This is already a victory for the ages ", Ossoff told supporters gathered a...

Iraqi soldiers killed in Mosul clashes

Battles are now most intense around Mosul's densely populated and narrowly structured Old City district, where police forces cautiously approach the grand mosque where IS suprem...

Giant iceberg draws crowds to tiny Newfoundland town

According to local reports , the Southern Shore highway near the town of Ferryland was blocked over the Easter weekend as people rushed to see and photograph the massive iceberg. "...

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Japan and US set framework for economic talks

Japan and US set framework for economic talks

The VP noted the Trump administration will " work diligently " with allies, including Japan and China, in order to apply economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang. Pence repeat...

Easter egg hunt at Emerald Cove Park

Tremaine Brown continued with his community outreach efforts with an inaugural Easter egg hunt at Bones Hooks Park on Sunday afternoon. Children can enjoy breakfast with the East...

Trump administration is least transparent admin. in decades, ethics experts say

Trump administration is least transparent admin. in decades, ethics experts say

According to Steven Rosenthal, senior fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center , however, Spicer's point about every president being audited does not justify Trump's refus...

Trump Slams Former Presidents Clinton, Obama While Discussing North Korea Policy

Trump Slams Former Presidents Clinton, Obama While Discussing North Korea Policy

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Monday condemned the military strikes by the United States in Syria. "Both are risky , but who is more unsafe ?" The additional note that Trum...

Trump vows to back USA dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

Friction between NY and Canada - the state's largest global trade partner - created by "protectionist" milk policies north of the border isn't cooling down. "We're going to get t...