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UN's special envoy warns 'Aleppo will not be there anymore'

Security Council on Tuesday. Russian and Syrian warplanes halted their airstrikes on Syria's besieged city of Aleppo yesterday in preparation for a temporary pause in the military push that Moscow has announced for later in the week, the Russian de...

Mosul Today: Iraqi army advances as Turkey tensions rise

The long-awaited offensive on Mosul was launched on Monday, with some 30,000 forces involved in Iraq's largest military operation since the pullout of USA troops in 2011. "I hope the US-led coalition, which is actively engaged in the operation to tak...

U.S. warship possibly targeted by Yemen rebels for a third time

The USS Mason destroyer, which was sailing in worldwide waters off Yemen's coast earlier this week, used unspecified countermeasures against the incoming missiles, a military official said. The strike has also threatened to escalate Yemen's civ...

Donald Trump will honor election results if Clinton wins: Pence

Trump tweets that such "false and unsubstantiated charges, and outright lies" are being pushed before the November 8 election in order to put Clinton in the White House. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani claimed that Democrats could steal a ...

US demands Tehran free jailed Iranian-American and father

A one-minute video of Dubai-based, Iranian-American businessman Siamak Namazi, who has been detained in Iran since October 15, 2015, surfaced on Twitter and Telegram. The report also says Nizar Zakka, a USA permanent resident from Lebanon, also r...

USA is watching you

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed USA threats to retaliate against alleged Russian hackers, saying such statements only confirmed Washington used cyber attacks for political ends. Also on display was Russia's nuclear prowess, with th...

Fire in hospital leaves 22 dead in Bhubaneswar

The fire which reportedly started due to short circuit, started in the dialysis OT in the first floor which subsequently spread to the ICU and other nearby wards around 7 pm. Chaos reigned in the hospital for nearly two hours as hospital authorities ...

WikiLeaks emails: Apologies Clinton's 'Achilles' heel,' adviser says

Podesta encouraged Tanden to email Clinton. The campaign reportedly expressed concerns that the speech may make the Clintons appear too friendly with Wall Street. " People would (rightfully) ask how we let it happen". The ambassador said that ...

Trump denounces 'lies and smears' as more women come forward

What she said: Eleven years ago, Bayrock Group receptionist Rachel Crooks greeted Trump outside a elevator in the building where they both worked. "I look on television, I think it's a disgusting thing and it's being pushed, they have no witnesse...

United States oil prices little changed, near 4-month peak

USA crude production slumped to 8.43 million barrels a day in September from 9.42 million the previous year, according to IEA data. On Tuesday, the stock market quotation ICE Futures Brent oil for delivery in December fell by $ 0.73, reaching $ 52....

Paris confirms two French were injured by IS drone in Iraq

It was reported in December past year that Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State shot down two drones carrying explosives last December. ISIS has repeatedly tried to use weaponized drones but an attack on Kurdish forces in Norther Iraq on Oct...

Haiti Relief Efforts Ramp Up After Post-Hurricane Cholera Outbreak

Aid offers to Haiti were pouring in Friday, hours after the country's civil defense authority reported that the provisional death toll from last week's Hurricane Matthew had climbed to 546 people. This is not the first time a major storm event has ...

Ched Evans is cleared of rape in retrial

The Chesterfield striker was originally convicted of raping a 19-year-old woman in a Premier Inn near Rhyl in May 2011. The footballer Ched Evans was cleared of rape yesterday after a retrial in which the court heard new evidence from two of his ...

Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO over Jerusalem draft

Passed on Thursday (13 October), the resolution condemns Israel for its activities in Jerusalem and the West Bank. But the resolution then details a long list of grievances, accusing Israel of hindering Muslim worshippers' access to their h...

Belgium's Wallonia region blocks EU-Canada trade deal

Wallonia, a francophone region of 3.5 million in the south of Belgium, fears the deal with Canada will leave the farming and industrial sectors too exposed to cheaper imports from Canada. The agreement is scheduled to be formally signed at a summit o...

Five ways to prevent fires

To request the installation of a smoke detector, citizens can contact the Detroit Fire Department at 313-596-2900. "We encourage all Tennesseans to check the manufacture date on the back of their smoke alarms and replace any alarms that are 10 years ...

Obama saw override coming, but still it stung

The White House didn't hold back in its criticism after both the House and Senate voted decisively on Wednesday to overturn Obama's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act , also referred to as JASTA . A ministerial source said th...

Republicans urge Trump to quit - then back him

Fischer said she would not continue to call for Trump to step aside as he has made his decision to remain the GOP nominee. He says despite whichever names appear on the ballots, he stressed that every vote is important and counts. Both senators ch...

How to help Hurricane Matthew victims

On Wednesday, residents were still evacuating rising waters in North Carolina due to last week's storm, which hit the coasts of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and SC. Ferguson is among 40 volunteers deployed to affected areas from the Ohio Buckeye ...

5-year-old boy revived after boat capsizes off San Francisco

Every passenger is accounted for after a boat carrying 30 people capsized near San Francisco's Pier 45 Saturday afternoon, according to public safety officials. Attempts were made to revive the five-year-old, first by the Good Samaritan and then ...

Trump donors want money back after lewd comments about women

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby of Montgomery also called for Trump to relinquish is place on the GOP presidential ticker. "If you are interested in the presidential election, you might as well go ahead and leave because I don't have any observations to ma...

Seoul protests to Beijing over sinking of coast guard vessel

South Korea has launched a search for the Chinese boat, summoned the Chinese Consul-General in South Korea, and lodged protests. In a recent incident, three Chinese fishermen were reportedly killed after South Korean coast guard personnel reportedl...

´╗┐´╗┐Bernie Sanders' legislation aim to close Trump's tax loopholes

Oh, Eric Trump, ye blonde Grendel. On Tuesday night Trump's son faced further questions about the returns. The debate will provide voters their first extended chance to evaluate the No. "But you know, honestly, there have been many nights when he...

Modi arrives in Lucknow for Dussehra

Calling for people to remain vigilant against terrorist attacks, Modi claimed that alert citizens could thwart the plans of terrorists. In an obvious reference to Pakistan, even though he did not name them, he said, "Those who help terrorists and p...

United Kingdom leader May vows centrist govt after European Union exit 'revolution'

Government should be a "force for good" to help working people, she argued. Some critics say she is enjoying a political honeymoon, but at the annual conference in Britain's second city of Birmingham, May has wooed some of the most critical members...

Malaysian doctor, others in humanitarian Gaza mission freed by Israel

While Haaretz newspaper reported that she ship was brought to Ashdod port and the people on board were "transferred to a place for proceedings", state-run Anadolu Agency announced that two women journalists were deported and the other 11 activists ...

Russian Federation ready to support United Nations envoy's proposals on Aleppo - Ifax

Lavrov said Russia was "ready to work on this text" as long as it didn't contradict any other United Nations resolutions or US-Russia ceasefire agreements. He spoke alongside the French foreign minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault. Such a cease-fire would b...

Clown Sightings alert students on campus

UWL police sent out an advisory yesterday warning students and faculty about recent sightings of people dressed as clowns on campus. 'Clown Lives Matter , ' a peaceful walk, is set to begin at 6:30 p.m.in the Maloney's parking lot, 213 N.

Saarc failure upsets Lanka prime minister

He added that the trade cooperation with countries like Indonesia, Malaysia is essential for the economic advancement in addition to the economic agreement among India, Singapore and Sri Lanka. They also discussed in detail regarding the terrorism ...

UN Security Council to meet tomorrow on Syria: diplomats

Assad told Danish broadcaster TV2 the "best option" for Aleppo would be "reconciliations (like) in other areas" where rebels had agreed to local truces with the regime. Russian Federation is "very concerned about what's happening in Syria" and is r...

Police release more video in Charlotte shooting

The new footage, consisting of extended versions of the partial videos released earlier, can be downloaded via the city of Charlotte's web site . Police say that when officers returned, they again saw Scott in possession of a gun and loudly identi...

Obama hails climate change deal as potential turning point

The agreement limits average global warming to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures. Late on Wednesday UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa revealed that a total of 72 countries accounting for almost 57% of greenhouse gas emissions ha...

Black Monday: Thousands of Polish women strike in protest of abortion ban

The country already has one of Europe's most restrictive abortion laws and opinion surveys show very little support for an even stricter law, despite the nation's deep Catholicism and conservative political direction. Foreign Minister Witold Waszczyk...

Xiaomi launches the Mi Box Android TV set-top box for $69

When they're not watching streaming video, Xiaomi expects that buyers will play games on the Box with Bluetooth and USB controllers. The Mi Box seemed to have potential however it never saw a release date, until now. Mi Box also supports Microsoft...

Nigel Farage offers debate tips to Trump

Ukip has denied reports that Nigel Farage has flown to the USA to coach the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, for his next debate with Hillary Clinton. Farage, who was introduced by the network as " the only world leader who supports Mr....

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S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with United States before April

The simple Sino-Russian proposal, firmly rejected by Washington, seeks a simultaneous suspension of both nuclear tests by Pyongyang and the large-scale military exercises by Wa...

McConnell: Trump Should Back Romney for Senate

Those close to Romney say as senator he is less interested in direct combat with President Donald Trump than he once was and more interested in promoting Utah - though the ma...

Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in United States history

He has a ways to go to catch Abe Lincoln, however, who finished at No. 1. In the ranking of the most successful American leaders, U.S. President Donald trump took the last plac...

Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

These specific military targets belonging to the Hamas organization were attacked, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Saturday's incident comes...

Auburn vs SC basketball

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious injury to his left leg during Saturday's loss against SC . Freshman forward...

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP

Oxfam has said it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. More than 1,000 direct debits to the charity were cancelled ove...

Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

FILE: Ramaphosa is congratulated by members of opposition parties. Ramaphosa thanked South Africans for their "patience and forbearance" in allowing the governing African Nat...

Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Run

Romney is the former governor of MA and was the Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential election. Orrin Hatch considered retirement, speculation grew that Romney - who re...

Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

He said he was confident the sides would eventually get to the negotiating table, but if Kim wanted to talk "he's got to tell me he wants to talk". His administration's 2019 bu...

USA urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

Non-governmental organisations on Monday pledged $330mn but the main commitments are expected to be made by about 70 countries on the final day of the conference today. Araji said ...

Special Reports

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

In addition to the bombs in Manhattan, Rahimi was accused of planting a bomb on the route of a charity running race in New Jersey, which exploded without injuring anyone, and shoot...

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

On Sunday, the ANC marked the commemoration of Mandela from prison in Cape Town. It said the leaders, who have participated in discussions on Zuma's exit, dropped out because of ...

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir has paid tribute to Barlow on Twitter, writing: "This life is fleeting, as we all know - the Muse we serve is not". "With a broken heart I have to...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

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...

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

Under Congress' arcane ways, a broad-brush agreement to increase legally binding spending "caps" - which would otherwise keep the budgets for the military and domestic agencies ess...