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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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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...