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Iran says dialogue, peaceful means key to solving Syria issue

Following Iran's decision to hold on to diplomacy in the recent presidential election , President Donald Trump vowed to work with Saudi Arabia to undermine the nation. Suzanne Maloney, a State Department policy planning official under President Ge...

Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the discussions with Mr Trump had been "intensive". The top issues of the two-day meeting Friday and Saturday are climate change, security, trade and immigration - and the differences between the leaders are sub...

23-year-old man arrested in relation to Manchester concert attack

Within half an hour of the incident unfolding reports from the scene showed staff returning to the shopping centre. Police gave the news moments after confirming another man had been arrested in connection to the concert attack . Great Manchest...

Ariana Grande "offers to pay for victims' funerals" after Manchester Arena attack

In addition to those killed in the concert attack, Manchester officials raised to 119 the number of people who sought medical treatment after the attack, including those who traveled to hospitals on their own. United Kingdom has raised the threat lev...

Trump meets pope: 'Honor of lifetime'

The two feuded publicly over Trump's immigration policy during the campaign. While President Trump flashed a wide grin, the Pope offered only a modest smile - his demeanor, business-like. Part of Mr Trump's motivation for meeting the pope was t...

ICJ snubs Pak, stays Jadhav execution till final verdict

Baglay said Jadhav's mother had sent a petition and appeal through Indian courts against a Pakistan military court's order to hang Jadhav and hoped Islamabad to give him consular access anytime now. Jadhav was arrested in the restive southweste...

Pakistan presses ICJ for early hearing of Kulbhushan Jadhav case

The ICJ has asked Pakistan not execute Jadhav pending final proceedings after India approached it demanding immediate suspension of the death sentence given to Jadhav. Responding to reports of Pakistan's alleged move to seek redressal on the Kashmir ...

Mishra accuses AAP of spreading lies over attack

Kapil Mishra had also alleged that Arvind Kejriwal and his advisors are trying to protect Sheila Dikshit in tanker scam. "Ankit Bharadwaj is the executive member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha". He also wrote an open letter to Kejriwal. Mish...

Big game hunter crushed by elephant

The world renowned hunting guide was leading a group of hunters in Zimbabwe when they came across a herd of elephants, News 24 reported. A fellow hunter shot her and she collapsed on top of Mr Botha, killing him, South African website News24 ...

Andre Dirrell's uncle Leon Lawson Jr punches opponent Jose Uzcategui after win

Match referee Bill Clancy had apparently already warned Uzcategui for late punches, though, leaving him no choice but to give the title to Dirrell by disqualification. "But he loves me". It is understood police in the area are still looking for Law...

U.S. launches NAFTA 90-day renegotiation countdown

We have been from day one", Freeland said . Trump late in April had considered a full withdrawal from NAFTA , but was persuaded by senior officials in his administration to pursue negotiations instead. -Canada trade tensions have escalated. Trump...

President Trump's Approval Rating Hits New Low in Yet Another Poll

Reuters reports that the rise in disapproval among the president's base seems to be the reason his numbers are now at their lowest point. Popular Video SNL is not a fan of the Trump administration, and it shows with every new skit they produce.

Election Commission's EVM challenge on June 3

The event will see the Election Commission exhibiting a four-minute short film on the features of its EVMs. The Election Commission of India ECI will hold a live demonstration of EVMs and VVPATs in Delhi today. In 2009, the Commission had held ...

Trump pick for FBI director coming 'soon,' president says

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday , May 18, 2017. Jason Chaffetz declared on Twitter that he had trouble finding Com...

US makes proposal to Russia for managing Syria battlefield

A campaign to seize Mosul in Iraq has been mired in street-by-street fighting and a long-promised push to take Raqqa in Syria has yet to begin. This directive essentially gives battlefield commanders more authority to make decisions in the field wi...

Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward

A "large-size heavy nuclear warhead" can fit on the Hwasong-12 missile launched near the city of Kusong in western North Korea , the state-run KCNA new service said . According to previous Security Council resolutions, the DPRK is banned from cond...

Merkel's party wins election in rivals' German heartland

Schulz saw his center-left Social Democrats slump to its third state election defeat this year in North Rhine-Westphalia - his home state and a traditional stronghold. But defeats in two other state elections since then had already punctured the part...

Trump asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

In a statement, the White House denied the version of events in the memo saying Mr Trump has never asked Mr Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn. When he was still FBI director, Comey conf...

DA in Vegas to air probe of man's death in police restraint

Tashii Brown, 40, approached police in the The Venetian hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip claiming that people were chasing him before starting to act "erratic", according to the official police account. Police used a stun gun to subdue a man ...

A commencement speech by a Republican senator from Texas has been canceled

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham , also a member of the Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that selecting an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to lead the agency would allow the nation to reset, and dismissed Cornyn and another candidate, former Rep...

Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer

The Pentagon "grew tired of denying reports it was already arming the YPG", former Obama administration official Fred Hof recently told Alex Ward at Vox in an interview. Washington is trying to provide Turkey assurances. "We have sent a del...

Willing to turn OBOR into path for peace: Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping said the Belt and Road should be built into a road for peace, as the pursuit of the initiative requires a peaceful and stable environment. Other leaders at the gathering included Premier Paolo Gentiloni of Italy and President Mic...

Donald Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace deal: 'We will get it done'

President Donald Trump confidently predicted that a lasting Middle East peace agreement was within grasp Wednesday, as he hosted Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas at the White House . As Abbas and Trump met, several thousand Palestinians attended a ...

Trump and Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says

The American media, however, never caught a glimpse of either Russian inside the White House. The administration said Trump made clear the need for Russian Federation to "rein in" the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad, an ally of Russian Fe...

SNP win the Scottish council elections

Miss Davidson's party scooped 276 council seats and pushed Labour, with 14 fewer, into third place overall, while the SNP remained Scotland's largest party, taking home 431 seats. Sturgeon has explicitly ruled out doing any deals with the Tories, eve...

Mayawati demanded Rs 50 crore, alleges Naseemuddin Siddiqui after expulsion

Mr Siddiqui, she added, would later threaten them with expulsion and blackmail them. IE quoted him as saying: "When Mayawati was contesting the assembly election from Bilsi of Badaun in 1996, she made me her election in-charge". Speaking at a press c...

Death toll in Pakistan bomb attack at 25

The town of Mastung where Haideri was targeted is a stronghold of the violent radical Sunni group, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, which has openly supported the Islamic State group. President Mamnoon Hussain also condemned the attack and expressed the state's re...

European Commission lifts Eurozone growth forecast

President Donald Trump. But the commission warned in its statement that the "uncertainty surrounding the economic outlook remains elevated". Italy's economy is set to continue expanding by 0.9% in 2017 and 1.1% in 2018, driven by stronger exter...

Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls Seeks To Join Emmanuel Macron's Revolution

Valls told RTL radio that France's Socialist party "is dead and behind us" and said he wants to join up with President-elect Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move. Mr Macron has said the defectors can keep their existing party membership and sti...

North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

The four American citizens held in the North also include college student Otto Warmbier and Korean-American pastor Kim Dong-Chul, who received lengthy jail terms for "crimes against the state" and spying, respectively. Kim Hak Song worked at Pyongyan...

How exit poll works in South Korean president election

Daniel Pinkston, an worldwide relations expert at Seoul's Troy University, said Moon's policy toward the North reflected "a strong public desire for a reduction in tensions and animosity between the two Koreas". Mr Hong said the election was a "w...

Philippines, US begin smaller-scale joint military exercises

The changes were made at the behest of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been at odds with the USA and Europe over his extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and users, as well as reluctance to provoke China over disputed terri...

Celebration galore in Chibok, Maidugiri over release of 82 girls

For more than two years after the kidnapping there was no sign of the missing girls but the discovery of one of them with a baby in May last year fuelled hope. The presidency announced late on Saturday that months of talks with the jihadists had "yie...

Oil Investors Cut Their Bets on Higher Oil Prices

The price for July futures of Brent crude oil has increased by 0.81 percent to $49.50 per barrel as of 06:23 (GMT +4). While U.S. shale output growth and the shutdown of refineries for maintenance have slowed the impact of cuts by OPEC and its pa...

Modi alone can pull Kashmir out of quagmire: Mehbooba Mufti

Whatever he decides, the nation will support him. "The Modi government has already clarified before the Supreme Court that it would not hold any talks unless the violence stops in Jammu and Kashmir", he told reporters, adding that the government ...

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Utah police: Teen murder victim was on phone with mom during attack

Baleigh Bagshaw (left) was found dead inside her Utah home on Monday. Once the phone went dead, Bagshaw's mother contacted a neighbor as well as police . "She was really sweet",...

Federal Geologists: Hawaii Volcano Could Have Explosive Eruption

Explosive eruptions could kick off if the lava lake in Kilauea's crater falls to the level of groundwater, causing an influx of water to create steam-driven explosions, the USGS sa...

Chinese president Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

By having Kim, or a high-level official, visit for the carrier launch, China may be trying to re-assert themselves in the North Korea conversation. Xi hosted a welcome banquet ...

Elon Musk Challenges Warren Buffet's Candy Empire With Cryptocandy

During a recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting , he responded to Musk's comments about moats , claiming that "there are some pretty good moats around". See's sweets ,...

'Avengers: Infinity War' becomes fastest film to earn $1 billion globally

Domestically, the film took in another US$112 million - the second biggest second weekend ever, behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens - and has now made US$450 million in the Uni...

Political stalemate. Tories and Labour deadlocked

As results from town hall across the country poured in Friday, it was clear Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives did not suffer any serious damage. Guardian columnist Owe...

Azkals draw Korea, China, Kyrgyz Republic in 2019 AFC Asian Cup

Serbian tactician Milovan Rajevac, who took Ghana to the quarterfinals of the 2010 World Cup was appointed in April 2017 to lead the South-east nation's charge in UAE. The other ...

Russian police arrest opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Police warned it would use force and "impact munition" to disperse the rally. A group that monitors political repression in Russian Federation says more than 350 people have bee...

PM Modi promises Netravati-Hemavathi rivers linking project for eight districts' farmers

Earlier on Friday, BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate B.S.Yedyurappa released the BJP manifesto in Bengaluru . He said that a talented pool of youngsters in Karnataka made this c...

As Trade Talks With China Open, President Trump Praises President Xi

Differences over trade policy and market access have been a persistent concern for the United States and other foreign investors in China. The president has long complained of wh...

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MASSIVE explosion in London - up to 30 injured

MASSIVE explosion in London - up to 30 injured

Some ultra-Orthodox Jews oppose the use of smartphones, deeming them risky and spiritually harmful, and Yeshiva World News said the rabbi had made a speech about the issue befor...

Bodycam footage of police breaching Las Vegas shooter's room is released

Bodycam footage of police breaching Las Vegas shooter's room is released

One officer identifies a surveillance camera Paddock had set up in front of the door. This photo from police officer video body camera footage on October 1, 2017, provided by th...

White House warns China on growing militarization in South China Sea

White House warns China on growing militarization in South China Sea

China , Brunei , Malaysia , the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam all have overlapping claims in the region. A Pentagon official speaking to United States media said that ...

May set to avoid London wipeout in local elections

May set to avoid London wipeout in local elections

The rest are being counted during the day on Friday with results expected during the afternoon. And in more than 100 council areas, also mostly urban, a third of the seats are be...

Doctor: Trump Dictated Letter Attesting To His 'Extraordinary' Health

Doctor: Trump Dictated Letter Attesting To His 'Extraordinary' Health

President Trump's longtime personal physician said Tuesday it was Mr. Trump himself who dictated a 2015 letter saying Mr. Trump would be the "healthiest individual ever elected...