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Start of Syria talks in Kazakh capital delayed one day

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday said the Astana meeting would be a chance to "monitor the commitment of different parties to refrain from using force and to promote, encourage, the political process". Russian Federation and Iran, c...

North Korea objects to Malaysian post mortem on ruler's brother

Kim, who died on the way to a hospital, told medical workers that he had been attacked with a chemical spray , the official said. According to U.S. media, Washington officials said that Kim Jong Nam could be assassinated by Pyongyang's security agen...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's half-brother 'assassinated by poisoned needles'

Kim reportedly spent much of his time overseas, and had become a vocal critic of the North Korean leadership in recent years. The death comes a day after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the Sea of Japan in a test, which interrupted a d...

Kenyan doctors' strike leaders jailed

The medics pointed out that the jailing of their union officials amounted to the contravention of Article 41 of the Constitution. Officials from a union that represents doctors were jailed on Monday for contempt of court after they refused to call ...

Drilling Resumes on the Dakota Access Pipeline

Here are the facts. Energy Transfer Partners , the company behind the pipeline, said in a press release that it expected the project to begin operation in the second quarter of this year and a spokesperson for the company told the Associate...

Bus Crash in Taiwan Leaves 32 People Killed, 16 Injured

Investigators said the driver of that bus intentionally set fire to it in a suicide bid before it careered into a crash barrier. Over 40 people were on board, and most were local elderly tourists returning from a cherry blossom tour in Taichung, lo...

Delhi Police recover Nobel replica, three held

Three accused - brothers Rajan, Sunil and Vinod - were arrested from their hideouts, police said. Satyarthi was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 with Pakistani child rights activist Malaila Yousufzai. The police soon got to know that...

Turkish president: Troops entered IS stronghold in Syria

We acted upon the coordinates given by Turkish side. Erdogan said his country has already started to do the infrastructure work for terror-free zone in Syria's north so that Syrian refugees who are finding refuge in Turkey could return home.

Bishop: 'Legalising' illegal Israeli settlements is against God-given justice

In an interview with the Israel Hayom newspaper - his first with the Israeli media since being sworn in as president on January 20 - Trump expressed strong support for Israel, but was plainly critical of the settlement enterprise. "Every time you t...

Pakistan Begins Naval Exercises in Response to Indian Maneuver

Codenamed Aman-17, the five-day-long exercise will be held in the north Arabian Sea. Asked about India focusing on increasing its naval assets, Hussaini said the Aman-17 exercise was aimed at promoting inter-operability and not at preparing for war...

Undocumented Mexican woman in Arizona deported amid protests

She was convicted in March 2009 of criminal impersonation for having a fake Social Security number, a sixth-degree felony. Seven people were arrested Wednesday night during demonstrations outside the ICE offices in Phoenix. "I felt like a crimi...

Yemen calls for 'reassessment' of terror raid, denies United States ground operations halted

It was the first authorized commando raid by President Donald Trump. "It achieved the objective it was going to get, save the loss of life that we suffered and the injuries that occurred", Spicer said . A 2015 United Nations report said that USA d...

Melania wins 'substantial' settlement from blogger over prostitution claims

Mrs. Trump has been suing the corporation that publishes the Daily Mail's website over a now-retracted report that claimed she once worked as an escort. "Any statements to the contrary are being misinterpreted", he said. So to Trump, her time as ...

Canada rejects Brazil's WTO challenge over Bombardier aircraft

Bombardier spokesman Simon Letendre said Brazil provided $588 million in lines of credit to Embraer in 2014 through the Brazilian Development Bank for the development of the Legacy 500, a mid-sized business jet. Brazil has formally challenged Canada ...

Sarkozy could stand trial for corruption

The accusations brought by the prosecutors are that he and his party falsified multiple bank accounts so they could hide $ 18 million in the presidential campaign in 2012, before losing in front of Francois Hollande. Herzog said in a statement that o...

Netanyahu Presses for More Sanctions Against Iran

Prime Minister Theresa May at a media appearance in London . Netanyahu said "that's why I welcome President Trump's insistence on new sanctions against Iran". She said May would voice concern about how the "continued increase of settlements activi...

North Korea sacks spymaster, executes officials

The minister has also been demoted three levels from his status as a four-star general - the second-highest rank in the North Korean Navy - in the military hierarchy. The Yonhap cited officials as saying the investigation against Kim is underway and ...

Trump's First Jobs Report Shows Solid Gains, Weaker Wages

Average hourly earnings rose 3 cents, putting wages up 2.5% for the year. More workers: The civilian labor force increased by 584,000 in January and the labor force participation rate rose by two-tenths of a percentage point to 62.9 percent .

Historic vote brings Brexit one step closer

Brexit secretary David Davis has said that the United Kingdom would leave the EU's customs union after Brexit, meaning that the country will no longer enjoy free trade with the remaining member states of the bloc, potentially introducing much higher...

Tillerson implores State Dept. staff to "not let our personal convictions overwhelm"

President Bannon President Trump decided that Tillerson would be the most logical person to helm the new administration's Department of State. Ben Cardin of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee , said his responses to questi...

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Mueller Removed FBI Agent From Russia Investigation Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

The New York Times and Washington Post both reported Saturday FBI special agent Peter Strzok - who played key roles in the FBI's initial Russian Federation investigation, ...

Time for US Military Families to Leave S. Korea: Sen. Lindsey Graham

Trump is "staging an extremely unsafe nuclear gamble on the Korean peninsula", a Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a written statement that also calls Trump a "nuclear demon" and...

Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI , becoming the first Trump White House official to face c...

Inside tour: First lady decorates White House for Christmas

The first lady's theme is "Time-Honored Traditions", a nod to 200 years of holiday celebrations at the executive mansion. "We pray that our country will be a place where every ...

Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis

Haley called on all nations to "cut off all ties with North Korea" and specifically highlighted China's influence over the rogue regime during an emergency meeting of the UN Secur...

Trump Calls Acquittal in Sanctuary City Murder `Disgraceful'

Garcia Zarate was charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm in the death of Steinle, a 32-year-old Pleasanton native and San F...

Philly rocked by 4.4 magnitude quake in Delaware

A rare quake jolted the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast on Thursday evening, prompting some to flee offices and homes, but causing no serious damage or injuries. The Univers...

White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state

The ouster of Mr. Tillerson would end a turbulent reign at the State Department for the former Exxon Mobil chief executive, who has been largely marginalized over the a year ago ...

Uber says 2.7m Brits hit by breach that was covered up

It left their names, email addresses, and mobile phone numbers exposed. Now, after some further digging, it seems that 2.7 million of those affected were Uber customers from the UK...

Pakistan justifies Hafiz Saeed's release, United States warns of repercussions

Saeed was put under house arrest after the Mumbai terror attack in November 2008 but he was freed by court in 2009. On Saturday, the White House said there would be repercuss...

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Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

These airlines resumed Bali flights on Sunday morning, according to Reuters. According to the Volcanic Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) system, winds carried the ash in a...

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

He had come home on leave. "His bullet-riddled body was found in Wothmula village of Shopian", he said, adding that investigations are on into the killing. Rajesh Kalia said. Meh...

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered Texas flags at Texas Department of Public Safety facilities statewide to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Trooper Damon Allen ...

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

Farmers there harvest more than 4 million trees per year, shipping them across the USA and as far as Japan. Fast forward to 2017, the supply isn't as plentiful as it's been in y...

Q2 Weather: Wind and warm temperatures highlight Thanksgiving weather

Q2 Weather: Wind and warm temperatures highlight Thanksgiving weather

Plan on dry and unusually warm weather for Thanksgiving . Southwesterly winds gusting to about 25 miles per hour will shift to the northwest late in the day as a cold front passe...