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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Royal tour includes visits to health, military and children services in Victoria

Organizing officials say there will be glimpses of the children, but the only official confirmed opportunities for the public to see them will be at the family's arrival and departure. "I know all British Columbians will extend a warm welcome to thei...

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...

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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...