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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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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...