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Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign

A court on Friday suspended the ban on Islamic burkini swimming costumes imposed by a French Riviera town in a ruling likely to set a precedent to be followed in France's other beaches. The decision will affect the 30 French towns that have enforced...

Belgian Grand Prix 2016: Nico Rosberg beats Max Verstappen to Spa pole

Meanwhile, Kevin Magnusson was taken to hospital with an ankle injury following a heavy crash, which delayed the race on lap six, in which his Renault smashed into the wall at 180mph, while McLaren's Jenson Button was forced to retire in the first la...

Manafort resigns from Trump campaign

On Friday, Trump's campaign confirmed the news by publishing a statement , in which the NY businessman himself thanked the veteran strategist for his services. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has ...

Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

Ariya enters the third round of the LPGA tournament three strokes ahead of In Gee-chun of Korea and Stephanie Meadow of Northern Ireland. She won three straight tournaments in May, and shares the tour victory lead with the top-ranked Ko with four.

Russia Tries to Downplay Split With US Over Syria Chemical Weapon Report

The Joint Investigative Mechanism of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, known as the JIM, conducted the investigation under the mandate of the Security Council. "When it comes to proliferation, the use ...

King: 'Happy to hear' Trump clarify immigration policy

Ted Cruz in the primaries for his anti-amnesty stance, said that while he was first anxious that Trump was " softening ", he had become convinced that the GOP nominee remains committed to a hard line on immigration. Donald Trump: "You have somebod...

Team USA Beats Serbia for Gold -Durant Leads the Team

When I'm smiling and screaming and beating my chest and showing emotion, that's when I'm lost in the game. The Rio Olympics concluded with a gold medal for Team USA basketball, and Kevin Durant is speaking about how therapeutic of an experience i...

Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

A high-level government minister in Bolivia has been kidnapped by striking miners and beaten to death, Bolivian officials said. A post mortem found Mr Illanes died from trauma to the brain and thorax. When a local radio reporter managed to talk...

Tennessee Police Officer Killed Responding to Domestic Violence Call

Deputies responded to a domestic call at Stalans' home earlier in the day, but lacked probable cause to take the suspect into custody. The officer's identity is also being withheld pending the notification of next of kin. The other investigator, a ...

Iran: Russia has stopped using Iran base for Syria strikes

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan on Monday attacked publications of the Russian military press that reported the use of Iran's air base. Russian combat aviation will no longer be using Iran's Hamadan air base in the fight against Islamic St...

Top Clinton Aide Held Senior Position at Islamist Journal

Whether Clinton had any knowledge of Abedin's role with her family's journal has yet to be confirmed but the link does pull Clinton into the controversy. "The contradictions are hard to reconcile", Sperry wrote. Hillary Clinton claims she's a champ...

One tramper dies, one rescued on Fiordland track Latest

Police say the female tramper from the Czech Republic has been holed up at a hut on the Routeburn Track area since late July after her partner died after falling down a sleep slope. They add that they have not yet been able to recover the man's body ...

President Duterte rallies soldiers to fight corruption, illegal drugs

His statements come just a month after an global court of arbitration in the Hague ruled that China's "historic" claims to most of the South China Sea were invalid. The court said Beijing violated the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (...

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau 'fatally wounded in army air strike'

Nigeria's army says it has killed high-value target commanders of terrorist sect, Boko Haram. "In the wake of terrorist activity, some are tempted to crack down on anyone and everyone", Kerry said. The official said a large part of the conversatio...

Kirk: Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran deal

Kirk's comments come after it was revealed earlier this month that the administration shelled out $400 million to Iran in January to help secure the release of four American hostages. The comments came in a sit-down last week with the editorial board...

World's largest water slide closed for remainder of season after fatality

It is a 168-foot-tall water slide that has 264 stairs leading to the top. According to the Topeka Capital-Journal , which reviewed inspection records from the state's Department of Labor, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, where Schwab died, hadn't been ins...

Kashmir unrest due to our own mistakes: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah led delegation of Kashmir opposition parties met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday. Led by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of the National Conference, the delegation is expected to urge the Prime Minister to start a p...

World's largest Muslim bloc expresses concern over violence in Kashmir

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ayad Ameen Madani on Saturday expressed concern over deteriorating human rights conditions in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). In a statement issued to press, Shah said though United Na...

Hillary Clinton Leads Donald Trump by Eight Percentage Points in Latest Poll

Clinton supporters are more than twice as likely as Trump backers to view the condition of the environment as a very big problem for the country (43% vs 16%). It all appears to be part of the much-promised shift now that Trump has yet another new t...

Kurdish groups capture new positions in Syrian city

The close encounter comes only a day after two Syrian warplanes attacked the Kurds, a key US ally, forcing USA special operations forces to be withdrawn from their position in northern Syria . The YPG claimed that the Syrian airstrikes came to under...

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Turkish born, German writer arrested in Spain

Erdogan's remarks come after another week of tension between Ankara and Berlin, particularly over comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel appearing to rule out a renewal of...

Hundreds of police officers maintain safety at "Free Speech Rally" in Boston

City leaders reiterated that a zero-tolerance policy on violence and weapons will be strictly enforced during Saturday's events. "If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it do...

Finnish Police Say Two Killed In Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

The tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reports that one man and five women were injured, including a woman pushing a stroller. "A man has been injured trying to help a victim, and another trie...

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly is taking over powers of the opposition-led congress. Faced with this situation originated by the extremist groups that oppose ...

'Baahubali' actor Prabhas hikes fee for his next 'Saaho'. Worthy details

After the phenomenal success of Baahubali 2 , Prabhas' next will be Saaho . However, the producers finally put all the rumors to rest and released a statement saying, "Shraddha...

Jayalalithaa's niece questions Palaniswami's decision to convert Poes Garden residence into memorial

Tamil Nadu govt says the inquiry commission will be headed by a retired High Court judge and the name of the judge who will head the probe will be announced later, said the CM. Fu...

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Rail and road connectivity has been suspended due to floods across the state. One Army Column and one Engineer Task Force (ETF) were appointed in 6 districts of Bihar, which led ...

Australia's Constitution ready for overhaul after latest dual-citizenship fiasco: lawyer

The High Court will determine whether Mr Joyce, former Greens senators Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam , One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former minister Matt Canavan are ...

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

Gert became the season's second hurricane Monday night, but was projected to stay well off the East Coast, with increased wave action the only indirect impact, according to weather...

USA envoy Nikki Haley

In this instance, we have the President of the United States issuing counterfactual statements suggesting Iran is not complying with the nuclear accord and indicating the USA wi...

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After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident took place on the morning of Indian...

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

Meanwhile, echoing the worries of US analysts, commentary on official North Korean news agency KCNA said that "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small,...

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

The BBC News wrote that the Nautilus was raised but Wall was not found and investigation into her disappearance continued. On Sunday , they said Madsen had given another explana...

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion

At a separate meeting later in the day with Joseph Dunford, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Moon reaffirmed his stance. Mr Moon sought to ease the tension, tel...

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci's tenure as Donald Trump's White House communications director was quite brief , but it still gave him a strong sense of the firm grip that white supremacist...