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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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Turkish born, German writer arrested in Spain

Erdogan's remarks come after another week of tension between Ankara and Berlin, particularly over comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel appearing to rule out a renewal of...

Hundreds of police officers maintain safety at "Free Speech Rally" in Boston

City leaders reiterated that a zero-tolerance policy on violence and weapons will be strictly enforced during Saturday's events. "If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it do...

Finnish Police Say Two Killed In Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

The tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reports that one man and five women were injured, including a woman pushing a stroller. "A man has been injured trying to help a victim, and another trie...

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly is taking over powers of the opposition-led congress. Faced with this situation originated by the extremist groups that oppose ...

'Baahubali' actor Prabhas hikes fee for his next 'Saaho'. Worthy details

After the phenomenal success of Baahubali 2 , Prabhas' next will be Saaho . However, the producers finally put all the rumors to rest and released a statement saying, "Shraddha...

Jayalalithaa's niece questions Palaniswami's decision to convert Poes Garden residence into memorial

Tamil Nadu govt says the inquiry commission will be headed by a retired High Court judge and the name of the judge who will head the probe will be announced later, said the CM. Fu...

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Rail and road connectivity has been suspended due to floods across the state. One Army Column and one Engineer Task Force (ETF) were appointed in 6 districts of Bihar, which led ...

Australia's Constitution ready for overhaul after latest dual-citizenship fiasco: lawyer

The High Court will determine whether Mr Joyce, former Greens senators Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam , One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former minister Matt Canavan are ...

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

Gert became the season's second hurricane Monday night, but was projected to stay well off the East Coast, with increased wave action the only indirect impact, according to weather...

USA envoy Nikki Haley

In this instance, we have the President of the United States issuing counterfactual statements suggesting Iran is not complying with the nuclear accord and indicating the USA wi...

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After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident took place on the morning of Indian...

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

Meanwhile, echoing the worries of US analysts, commentary on official North Korean news agency KCNA said that "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small,...

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

The BBC News wrote that the Nautilus was raised but Wall was not found and investigation into her disappearance continued. On Sunday , they said Madsen had given another explana...

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion

At a separate meeting later in the day with Joseph Dunford, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Moon reaffirmed his stance. Mr Moon sought to ease the tension, tel...

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci's tenure as Donald Trump's White House communications director was quite brief , but it still gave him a strong sense of the firm grip that white supremacist...