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Venezuela's Maduro and opponents to continue talk

Although normally at loggerheads with Washington, President Nicolas Maduro met senior USA diplomat Tom Shannon on Monday (Oct 31). They agreed to meet again November 11, said Italian prelate Claudio Maria Celli, the Vatican mediator, according to l...

Syrian army claims rebel bombardment of Aleppo killed 84 in 3 days

Citing video-recorded evidence from Aleppo , Amnesty said the opposition groups " have used imprecise explosive weapons including mortars and Katyusha rockets " in densely populated civilian areas - an act that "flagrantly violates global humanitari...

Youngest American voters back Hillary Clinton for presidency

She urged supporters to take part in early voting, which began this week in Florida, likely to be one of the biggest prizes on election night. Clinton told a rally in Florida, one of the battleground states where the election is likely to be decide...

Pakistan information minister removed over newspaper leak that angered army

Khan has said that now that the government has been found complicit in breach of national security with planting of story, sacrificing one 'darbari' minister is not enough, learnt 24 News. India has long accused Pakistan's military of sponsoring th...

Four killed, two injured in firing at Majlis in Karachi

The deceased and injured have been shifted to Abbasi Shaheed hospital while security personnel have reached the site. As per the report, the attackers entered the religious place where the participants had gathered for the " majlis ". "Four men wer...

Spain breaks deadlock, re-elects Rajoy prime minister

But others, including the Socialists and anti-austerity Podemos ("We Can"), have said they will fight Rajoy's policies and will not approve his budgets. After the vote, Rajoy sought to strike a conciliatory tone. If Rajoy, 61, had not won the parli...

House debates bill to restrict naming officers in shootings

Wolf says he plans to sign a bill to liberalize beer sales laws in Pennsylvania. Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to . Bills on the move Wednesday could include legislation to overhaul benefits in Pennsylvania's two big pu...

Judge tosses reporter Amy Goodman's riot charge for covering pipeline protests

Their protests have attracted thousands of other Native Americans. The footage showed guards using dogs and pepper stray against protesters on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. If that's all he's got, it's a chilling affront to the concept of a...

Formalise 2003 ceasefire to end tensions: Abdul Basit

The National Security Advisor appreciated the Prime Minister's policy of reaching out to the neighbour countries for establishing cordial relationships with them. "We need to move from symbolism to substance and from conflict management to conflict r...

South Africa becomes second country to leave the global criminal court

The ICC started in 2002 as the first global court with jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes . "The implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act, 20...

Republican VP nominee Mike Pence to make campaign stop in ABQ

Donald Trump has an appearance set at a county fair in Delaware. "I think there's no question that the evidence continues to point in that direction", Pence said. "We're voting for who can run this country the best". The Indiana governor previous...

Obama's transgender school policy hits roadblock

Student A, with the help of the ACLU of IL, filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, claiming that being barred from the girl's locker room violated her rights under Title IX of U.S. Title IX protects people f...

Android Nougat 7.1 Set To Be Available As Beta Preview

Google's newly released smartphones - Pixel and Pixel XL - are selling like hotcakes in the United States, at least that's what online stores indicate. At the time of switch on the phone, the Apple users will get an option to switch their emails, ph...

Nadda finds SUM safety measures inadequate

Nadda on Wednesday exerted indirect pressure on the state administration to bring to book the real culprits and punish them. "A fresh advisory will be given to all states so that such incidents do not take place anywhere", Nadda said before winding u...

Brexit would 'very likely' have to be ratified by parliament

Eadie QC, who was speaking in court about what was likely to happen at the end of the negotiations, in 2019, said: "The government view at the moment is it is very likely that any such agreement will be subject to ratification". "I'm baffled", Lord...

French court OKs Calais migrant camp closure, amid NGO fears

I hope British hospitality is not being abused. On Monday the Red Cross issued a statement saying it was "proud to be helping to finally bring these children, who have been fending for themselves in conditions unimaginable to most adults, to the Un...

President Obama Questions Donald Trump's Approach Toward Russia

Mr. Trump added that "she shouldn't be talking so tough" about Russian Federation, and he suggested, as he has repeatedly in recent months, that Russian Federation could be an ally in fighting the Islamic State. "But their behavior has undermined wor...

Russia, Syria halt Aleppo airstrikes ahead of 8-hour lull

The Russian air force and the Syrian army recently upped their offensives in Aleppo in order to banish the rebels from the east of the city. The reasons for such a discrepancy were not immediately clear, and Laerke specified that it would be up to Ru...

Putin to Kremlin journalists: US is watching you

Russian Federation and India renewed their close ties at an annual meeting Saturday signing several cooperation agreements and deals worth over $5 billion. "Ours is a truly privileged relationship". Sergey Chemezov, a close associate of President ...

Centre ready to help Odisha in tackling fire incident: Nadda

SUM Hospital deputy superintendent Basant Pati said all patients from the ICU were shifted to other hospitals. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the tragedy was "mind-numbing" and directed the federal health minister to facilitate transfer of those...

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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...