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Austria's Freedom Party conceded defeat on Sunday in its bid to elect Europe's first far-right president, as projections showed its candidate Norbert Hofer lagging behind in a bitterly fought election re-run. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Germany's fo...

English endorsed as next NZ prime minister after Key's sudden resignation

But despite the awesome career I have had in politics, all of this has come at quite some sacrifice for the people who are dearest to me - my family. His wife Bronagh had endured " many lonely nights" and his children Stephie and Max had been put ...

Man guilty of giving cash to terror attacks suspect convicted in UK

Zakaria Boufassil, together with Mohammed Ali Ahmed, supplied the money to Mohamed Abrini, dubbed "the man in the hat" after he was caught on CCTV at Brussels airport just before the bombing in March this year. Carlile told the Times that " several...

Syria army closes in on key Aleppo district

Russian Federation and China vetoed a draft resolution filed by Egypt, Spain, and New Zealand on Monday regarding a peace solution in Syria during a session of the United Nations (UN) security council. The fall of eastern Aleppo, the only major urban...

Trump picks 'warrior monk' to be USA defense secretary

James Mattis, a retired Marine general, is an unorthodox choice. "But we're not announcing it until Monday so don't tell anybody, ' Trump quipped at a rally in Cincinnati as part of a 'Thank You Tour". However, according to NBC , he is not fond of...

Trump promises 'consequences' for companies that ship jobs out of U.S.

In a Twitter message, Trump said: "ISIS is taking credit for the awful stabbing attack at Ohio State University by a Somali refugee who should not have been in our country". "It is time to remove the rust from the Rust Belt and usher in a new industr...

Delhi police book five for raping American woman in five-star hotel

His friends also took turns to assault her, the complaint by the woman stated and added that soon after the accident she left for the US. But after reaching home, she told her parents about the incident and they asked her to file a complaint.

Dozens gather in Virginia to protest ban on classic books

I understand this is a literature classic. "I don't want to see it happen because if you start with one racial word in a book and have to go on and on and on, and pretty soon you'll be burning books left and right", said parent R. Other parents in ...

So that's how the promise of electoral reform ends

The exchange capped a unusual and at-times tense day on Parliament Hill - one that saw the Liberals on the electoral reform committee recommend abandoning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise that 2015 would be the last federal election under fi...

Trump supporters move to block election recount

Her critics say she is simply trying to raise money and her political profile while building a donor database. Vote counts reported on election night are unofficial, so changes occur in every election. "The cost of this recount to MI taxpayers co...

Iraqi troops take 2 neighborhoods in Mosul

A trader in Mosul , speaking by telephone, said no new food or fuel supplies had reached the city since Sunday. "Two days ago the electricity generator supplying the neighborhoods stopped working because of lack of fuel". Some posters had instruct...

Japan, Russia hope to ease visa system - Japan's foreign ministry

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today it would be hard to close the gap in positions over a peace treaty and territorial dispute with Japan, two weeks before President Vladimir Putin visits. Moscow has been urging Tokyo to discuss the iss...

Russia Looking to Improve Ties With US -- Putin

Putin said: "I order the government.to work out a substantial plan of action for the period up to 2025 that would allow us to reach an economic growth rate that is faster than the global average from the end of 2019 or beginning of 2020". Vladimir Pu...

MAC Championship Game Preview and Livestream Western Michigan vs. Ohio University

Whether Fleck - a hot rumored candidate to get a coaching position in a major conference - will still be with WMU after it finds out will be seen. That would delay the announcements of a number of other bowl matchups. That was about all the Bobcats c...

Baltimore police search for clues after 6 shot, 2 fatally

Friday. Police are searching for clues after two people were killed and four others were injured when shots rang out in front of a northwest Baltimore store. The department is considering whether to file charges against the man, who has a history...

Net Long-Term UK Immigration Hovers at Record Levels

At 335,000, it was just 1,000 under the previous peak from past year. "Net migration remains around record levels, but it is stable compared with recent years", said Nicola White, head of worldwide migration statistics for the ONS. " There is no ...

Colombia's congress ratifies peace accord with rebels

And while the FARC is not the only armed group responsible for the violence, bringing its members into the fold is a historic step and a huge success for the Santos administration. Peace talks with the FARC began in November 2012 in Cuba and for mo...

Massive storm killed three asthma sufferers in Melbourne

More than 2,000 people suffered breathing problems in Melbourne when a severe storm caused the " thunderstorm asthma ". Ambulance Victoria executive director emergency operations Mick Stephenson said it was an "unprecedented workload" after t...

BSF jawan injured in attack by infiltrators

While discussing India's eastern border security, he explained that to fence the Bangladesh border is humanly not possible as it is surrounded by water bodies, but BSF is taking steps to fill the unfenced gaps using technology. Sharma said BSF had ...

Britain's UKIP elects Nuttall to replace Farage as new leader

Former soldier John Rees-Evans, who once claimed a gay donkey attempted to rape his horse, finished third with 2775 votes, a total of 18.1% of the total vote. In accepting the result, an MEP for North West England positioned UKIP as a party for disaf...

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London crash: Van slams into crowd leaving mosque, one arrested

CNN is reporting that the incident occurred near a mosque as people were leaving a service. The police said they were called after reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, w...

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

The EIA said USA crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 ...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Ruddy said the ethics behind Mueller's presence are concerning considering how he was appointed to be special counsel. As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 2...

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...