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Detained Dasuki declined offer to attend father's burial, says Nigerian Government

A deposed spiritual leader of Africa's most populous group of Muslims, former Sultan of Sokoto Ibrahim Dasuki, has died at age 93 while his son languishes in detention. "The late Sultan Dasuki traversed the civil service from the Native Authority to ...

IMF approves $12 billion loan to salvage Egypt's economy

As of Friday, the was pound trading at around 16 to the dollar. Egypt's economy has been badly hit by instability since the 2011 ouster of longtime strongman Hosni Mubarak and the subsequent military overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Congressional GOP pledges swift action on Trump's agenda

Ryan was all smiles as he escorted Trump, wife Melania and Vice President-elect Mike Pence onto the Capitol Balcony to give them a view of the inauguration platform being constructed for Trump to take the oath of office January 20. But an enthusiasti...

Trump Victory Projected In Bellwether Ohio

Another reason for the decline in national interest in OH is Republican Donald Trump's lead of Democrat Hillary Clinton. A race that could seat a second Democrat on the Ohio Supreme Court remains too close to call. Instead, Kasich focused his gener...

An anxious Clinton campaign waits for election returns

Supporters break into tears as they watch the election results during Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night rally in the Jacob Javits Center glass enclosed lobby in NY. Then Pennsylvania and Wisconsin - both reliably Demo...

Liz Truss defends judiciary after Brexit ruling criticism

He will add: "Thursday's High Court decision underlines the necessity that the Prime Minister brings the Government's negotiating terms for Brexit to Parliament without delay". Ministers are reportedly considering plans to present a resolution on t...

Ferdinand Marcos to be interred with honor after 27 years

He was supposed to be buried in Batac, his home town in Ilocos Norte province, 470km north of capital Manila . The Taguig burial grounds - where the remains of Filipino war heroes and revered personalities are laid to rest - was previously called ...

Mark McGhee: No Scotland reminder needed of age-old rivalry with England

Marshall has become Scotland's first-choice goalkeeper under Strachan and he is desperate to give the manager a result to remember against the Auld Enemy. A 1 - 0 or 2 - 0 win for the England is the most likely outcome with William Hill and Bet36...

Chelsea Clinton used foundation dollars to fund wedding, WikiLeaks reveals

Band said the pal revealed that Chelsea had told one of George W. Bush's daughters that she was looking into transfers of money from the Clinton Global Initiative to the Clinton Foundation . Podesta replied, " You are perfecting your skills for un...

Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

The Iraqi forces began their operation October 17 and are trying to push deeper into the city, which is the militants' last urban bastion in Iraq. "The coalition and Turkey will work together on the long-term plan for seizing, holding and governing...

Will Neither Defend Nor Criticise FBI Decision on Clinton, Says White House

On Friday, FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to congress informing them that new emails are being looked into as part of the investigation into Clinton's private email server that concluded back in July . Your jobs will continue to leave MI...

Pakistani court denies bail to National Geographic's famed 'Afghan girl'

This comes as the Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan said Monday that Gula will likely be released on bail on Wednesday. They have been charged under sections 409, 419, 420, 468, 471 and 109 of Pakistan Panel Code, Section 5 (2) of Prevention of Corrupt...

New Hillary Clinton ad hits Donald Trump as misogynist, highlights assault allegations

The poll also registered a seven point decline for Mrs Clinton in the share of likely voters who are strongly enthusiastic about her. Mrs Clinton defended her husband, lashing back: "I'm sick and exhausted of the negative, dark, divisive, unsafe vi...

Turkey detains opposition newspaper editor, managers

The phrase "We will not surrender" was emblazoned in black on " Cumhuriyet's " masthead on Tuesday, one day after its editor-in-chief and at least 10 other staff members were detained in a series of police raids. Cumhuriyet columnist Ayse Yildirim s...

Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars among 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' performers

This will be the first time Gaga has ever performed at the show, and it's also the first time the runway was set in Paris - and we can't wait to see what other surprises they have in store for us. Lady Gaga recently released her fifth studio album J...

Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State Dept.

Kadzik likely was referencing a brief submitted on May 18 in which the State Department proposed releasing 55,000 pages of Clinton's emails in January 2016. In 1998, Kadzik represented Podesta when independent counsel Kenneth Starr was investigatin...

Obamas shake a leg on Michael Jackson's hit 'Thriller' for Halloween event

President Obama's tweets will also be archived at NARA and will be available in a similar way as all Presidential records are, notes Gizmodo. Photos show the Yellow Oval Room; the Treaty Room, where Obama retreats late at night to read briefing mat...

Kim Kardashian Makes Low-Key Return To Social Media

With amost 50 million Twitter followers and almost 90 million folowers on Instagram , the reality star can't afford to keep off of social media for too long as its a big part of how she makes a living and expands her celebrity. The third is a lin...

Iraqi Elite Forces, Kurdish Fighters In Fresh Push Toward Mosul

French warplanes and artillery are involved in the multi-pronged battle for Mosul. Islamic State militants have deployed suicide auto bombs and fired mortar rounds to slow down the advance of Iraqi troops outside a key town near the militant-held c...

Tassie mum relieved after son found in Malaysian jungle

He survived by eating wild ferns in the last few days and drinking plenty of fresh water. Gaskell was flown out of Mulu by helicopter and arrived at the Miri Hospital's emergency ward earlier today. Miri Fire and Rescue Department Air Unit deput...

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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...