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Syria declares ceasefire over as bombing reported

Secretary of State John Kerry said it was too early to call the ceasefire finished, and the United Nations said that only Washington and Moscow could declare it over, as they were the ones who had originally agreed it. SANA reported last Monday that...

Obama, Iraqi leader vow rapid offensive to retake Mosul

Obama said he and Abadi had focused on ensuring that food, water and shelter are available for those displaced and that Mosul can be quickly rebuilt, so that desperate residents don't turn to "extremist ideologies" for relief and allow the Islamic St...

Amal Clooney discusses effort to legally fight Islamic State

Murad was named a United Nations goodwill ambassador last week. The lawyer spoke with tears in her eyes: "I can't imagine anything worse being done by one human to another. "And still we haven't been able to do anything about it", she said in an in...

Uri attack: RESPECT! These 18 bravehearts sacrificed their lives to protect India

Hoping that the perpetrators of the crime would be brought to justice, the UN Secretary General said re-establishing stability and preventing any further loss of life will be the priority of "all involved". "More than ever before, we remain at the ...

Duterte killed justice official, hitman tells Philippine senate

Mr Matobato said Mr Duterte had once even issued an order to kill Ms de Lima, when she chaired the country's commission on human rights and was investigating the mayor's possible role in extrajudicial killings in 2009 in Davao . "Ang tinitira ni...

Kwaito star Mandoza has died after a battle with cancer

Mandoza is said to have passed on around mid day after being taken to hospital this morning. When asked about his battle with brain cancer Mandoza's wife, Mpho explained what led to the diagnosis, saying that they had chose to seek medical atten...

Syria truce 'will not hold out' says senior rebel source

Vladimir Savchenko said late on Thursday the Syrian government had done so to ensure the delivery of humanitarian supplies into rebel-held east Aleppo. Russia's Defence Ministry said conditions in Syria were deteriorating, adding that it believed th...

Minister: Japan to increase activities in South China Sea

Japan's defense minister announced the country will step up its involvement in the South China Sea at a US think tank event Thursday, Reuters reported . Inada highlighted China's reclamation and island-building campaign in the South China Sea, i...

Ukip Leader: Diane James Wins The Battle To Succeed Nigel Farage

James, the party's home affairs spokeswoman, said UKIP was a "winning machine" but warned the party had only won a "heat" in the race to leave the European Union and the exit document was not yet signed. "Just remember where the best ideas you steal ...

UKIP elects new leader amid acrimony after European Union vote victory

In an interview this summer, James indicated that she would take a tough line against plotters, saying: "There's going to be no place in Ukip under my leadership for those who have sought or seek to destabilise, destroy or even obstruct what a new co...

Trains hits landslide and derails near Watford Junction

They were working with fire and ambulance services at the scene. As a result, all train services are using the fast lines north of Watford Junction, with cancellations and delays of up to an hour reported throughout the day for all trains out of L...

Trump to unveil new child care affordability policies

Instead of embracing a new federal mandate, she said conservatives should encourage states to develop their own approaches - pointing to the work that has been done in California, where an employee payroll tax covers the cost of the benefit.

EU Member Wants Hungary For Not Taking More Refugees

Luxembourg's Jean Asselborn told Germany's Die Welt newspaper that Hungary should be excluded from the European Union because of policies like the building of a razor-wire fence to keep out migrants undermine European Union values. EU leaders meet ...

Fed's intervention on pipeline project unprecedented

In a statement, the administration also asked the company to voluntarily stop construction within 20 miles of the section on federal land. Vicki Granado, a spokeswoman for the company, said it had no comment. Contrary to the tribe's assertions th...

Winston, Buccaneers make case to be team on rise in South

He finished the game with 281 yards on 33 throws for an average of 8.52 yards per pass attempt. The Bucs scored 21 unanswered points on three touchdown passes from Jameis Winston . That made for a positive first game as a head coach for Dirk Koett...

Philippines President Duterte proposes feeding pirates to sharks

Addressing reporters following his week-long global trip to the ASEAN summit in Laos and then to Indonesia, he urged the national media to criticise him for his wrongdoings. US President Barack Obama and President Rodrigo Duterte finally met informal...

Syrian Armed Forces Say Reserve Right to Respond to Ceasefire Violations

The ceasefire agreement was reached on Friday and although air strikes were carried out over the weekend, news outlets have reported calm [BBC report] after sunset Monday. -Russian coordinated air strikes against Islamic State and the al-Nusra Fron...

UN envoy cautious ahead of Syria cease-fire

Russian warplanes carried out the strikes that were also carried out in other parts of the country including Aleppo , the Local Coordination Committees and the observatory told AP. Instead, Syrian state media said the government offered its approval...

French PM: More terror attacks coming, 15000 under surveillance

French investigators believe Kassim used an encrypted messaging app to communicate with the 15-year-old and one of the women involved in another suspected terrorist attack stopped by French police in Paris last week. But Mr Valls, in an interview w...

Philippine President: US Troops Stationed in the Country 'Have to Go'

Duterte did not specify when or how many Americans would be expelled but said the Philippines alignment with the West was at the root of the persistent Muslim insurgency. Duterte indicated that the U.S.is to blame for the present conflict-ridden situ...

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London crash: Van slams into crowd leaving mosque, one arrested

CNN is reporting that the incident occurred near a mosque as people were leaving a service. The police said they were called after reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, w...

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

The EIA said USA crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 ...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Ruddy said the ethics behind Mueller's presence are concerning considering how he was appointed to be special counsel. As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 2...

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...