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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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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...