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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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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...

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

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 ...

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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...

China to send disaster relief goods worth United States dollars 2.2 million

Monsoon rains a year ago caused flooding and landslides , killing over 100 people. They also introduced an "SOS" button which led to over a thousand requests and 150 successful...

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 ...

Volusia was part of attempted Russian hack of election

According to a statement released Tuesday afternoon, officials said the Maricopa County Recorder's Office has an in-house IT department that builds its own voter registration sof...

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

Greenlight Capital's three nominees for the company's board also failed to garner enough votes. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway , which holds a 3.3% stake in GM, remained sil...