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Turkey detains hundreds in massive anti-IS operation

It says a total of 423 people were detained in simultaneous police operations that spanned several cities, including Istanbul and Gaziantep, near the border w...


Iran holds military exercises in response to US sanctions

Officials declined to say whether the military option was on the table, although Pentagon spokesman Christopher Sherwood said: "The U.S. military has not chan...


38 killed by avalanches after heavy snow

He added that the raging avalanches had destroyed over 150 homes and heavily damaged 50 others in different provinces. The Afghan government, on Sunday, decla...


Mulayam our star campaigner, says Lok Dal

Besides being the star campaigner of Samajwadi Party, the Lok Dal led by Sunil Singh has also named Yadav as a star campaigner of the party. Jarding, who has ...


Iran is world's biggest state sponsor of terrorism, U.S. says

On Friday, the Trump administration put the Islamic Republic " on notice " and imposed sanctions on more than two dozen individuals and companies involved in pr...


McDonald's adds Chocolate Shamrock Shake, other varieties to menu

The fifth drink on tab is the Shamrock Chocolate Chip Frappe for those who like a little decadence. This year taste chocolatey green. Alex Hider is a writer...


Thousands Of Women Show Trump What #DressLikeAWoman Really Means

Axios .com, citing anonymous sources, expanded on Trump's staging skills and his "obsession with optics, style and TV glam". Axios reported that male employ...


USA wrestlers banned from competition in Iran

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi told the nation's press that 'unfortunately recent developments have forced us to take this step, ' alluding to Trump...


Wife turns out to support 'El Chapo' in NY court

The drug lord, once the world's most powerful drug baron, is in custody in a United States jail after being extradited from Mexico to NY last month. At the co...


Regional leaders console Brazil's ex-President Lula

In 1975, Silva was elected head of the Metallurgists Trade Union and in 1980 he helped found the Workers Party, his wife sewing its first flag. "The whole fam...


U.S. travel ban puts 20000 refugees in 'precarious circumstances', United Nations says

The executive order also indefinitely bans Syrians from taking refuge in the United States and temporarily blocks those coming from Libya, Syria, Yemen, Iran, S...


Hillary Clinton Is Writing A Book Of Personal Essays

Clinton would also resume her paid speaking work, with plans to return to the New York City-based lecturers' bureau Harry Walker Agency, which she worked with d...


Found In Bhopal Home, Buried Under Concrete

There was speculation about her being in the United States, but the West Bengal police finally traced Akanksha Sharma to Udayan Das' house in Saket Nagar in Bh...


We had our best quarter for digital subscriptions since 2011

The stock has a market capitalization of $2.31 billion, a P/E ratio of 53.35 and a beta of 1.51. In all for the December quarter, the Times reported a profi...


Former Norwegian PM stopped at USA airport - thanks to Obama

In January, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing a blanket ban on all Syrian asylum seekers until major changes were made to the asylum ...


Countdown begins, high turnout of voters in Goa and Punjab

The single phase assembly election in Punjab and Goa has ended on Saturday. It's an examination day for Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress and debutant Aam Aadm...


Finance Secretary reaches deal with Greens ahead of budget vote

The government had already chose to use its devolved tax powers withhold next year's increase in the 40p upper tax rate threshold from £43,000 to £45,000, which...


Iranian refugee in custody in Fiji, faces deportation back to PNG

The director of Fiji's Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission, Ashwin Raj, said the deportation was in clear breach of global law and had "the possibil...


Npower electricity and gas price rises will add £109 to typical bill

Its decision to raise standard tariff electricity prices by 15 per cent from 16 March, and gas prices by 4.8 per cent means the average user faces paying an ext...


Leonardo DiCaprio Meets The Turkish Chef 'Salt Bae'

The most mundane of things can easily become the next sensation and no one can really predict who or what would become the next popular meme. The actor dined at...


Military Convoy Belonging to SEAL Unit Spotted in Kentucky Flying Trump Flag

Navy Capt. Jason Salata, a spokesman for Naval Special Warfare Command, said Thursday that his headquarters is aware of the photographs and has launched an inqu...


North Korean chief of secret police sacked, says South

The Yonhap cited officials as saying the investigation against Kim is underway and a proper punishment will be decided after the probe. His removal has not been...


Victory for May as United Kingdom court throws out European Union single market challenge

In January, the UK Supreme Court ruled parliamentarians had to approve the triggering Article 50 of Lisbon treaty. The British government today won a new lega...


Springsteen plays 'Don't Hang Up' in Melbourne as a message to Trump

However, he wasn't too proud to be an American at a recent concert in Australia . "We're gonna use this to send a letter back home", before kicking into the tr...


Syrian Fighters to Push Against IS in Raqqa

The US-backed SyrianDemocratic Forces (SDF) claims to have started a new phase of its campaign against the city of Raqqa held by Daesh terrorists on Saturday,...


Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter

This all happened at Gobbler's Knob, which is a stupid name for a place. I did want to take time in this article to throw out some numbers and scientific data...


Body found in search for missing shark documentary director Rob Stewart

Stewart's sister has said her brother's dive partner fell unconscious while getting onto a boat - an incident that caused a commotion during which Stewart disa...


Woods withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic with back injury

The 41-year-old was playing just his third event since August 2015 and did not look 100 per cent fit on day one, climbing gingerly out of a bunker on his first ...


Andriy Grivko punches Marcel Kittel during Dubai Tour

His compatriot John Degenkolb of Trek-Segafredo claimed the individual stage win. Stage four of the 2017 Dubai Tour has been cancelled due to high winds, and ...


Israel Expels Residents of Amona West Bank Settlement

The Supreme Court had ruled previously that Amona is an illegal settlement built on appropriated Palestinian land. In addition, Israel has built more than 120...


Mysterious Brain Disease In Children Tied to a Popular Fruit

Muzaffarpur is well known for its lychee cultivation, and researchers began to notice the timing of the illnesses coincided with the peak growing season of the ...


Riccardo Tisci exits as creative director at Givenchy

Designer Riccardo Tisci is seen on the runway during the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 on October 2, 2016 in P...


Major Lower Mainland snowfall knocks out power and more is coming

A low pressure centre off the west coast of Vancouver Island is causing moist maritime air to overrun cold arctic air in the low levels, causing areas of heavy ...


Anti-Semitic hate crimes reach 'record high' in UK

It was also an increase of more than a third on 2015, when there were 960 incidents, and overtakes 2014, the previous worst year on record, when there were 1,18...


Vocal Putin Critic Hospitalized For Organ Failure

He has also testified before Congress on political repression in Russian Federation. His lawyer, Vadim Prokhorov, said in a posting on Facebook that his condi...