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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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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...