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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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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...