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Afghan president boycotted ECO Summit at the behest of India: Malik

The Afghan ambassador to Pakistan will represent Kabul while China will attend as an observer. Pakistan will try to convince leaders of ECO countries for region...


Syrian regime demands opposition unity for talks

Speaking to reporters after a 2-1/2-hour meeting with the U.N. Syria envoy, al-Ja'afari said of the government delegation: "We do not have any pre-conditions". ...


JCC in Owings Mills, Jewish school in Annapolis targeted with bomb threats

Law enforcement officials were investigating Monday's threats and as of that morning, all centers were cleared and being reopened after authorities did not find...


Garba Shehu How I missed President's call - aide

That familiar laugh. Then he said, 'I am still resting. I humbly join them to say thank you, Baba Buhari! "Thanks for holding out against mischief makers', PM...


Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport, asked 'Are you Muslim?'

Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Ali, were arriving at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport when officials with the Department of Homeland...


Part of Rio Carnival float collapses, injuring 15

The float belonged to Unidos da Tijuca samba school. Revelers cried on the pavement and in the stands as injured people were removed by rescuers. Officials la...


Trump meets with senior Chinese official, pledging to enhance high-level exchanges, cooperation

In the report of state news agency Xinhua on Sunday, they quoted the announcement made by foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang regarding Yang's U.S. visit. Trum...


At least seven killed in attack on prison bus in Colombo

Seven people were killed when gunmen shot at a bus transporting prisoners to a court in south west Sri Lanka, reports say. One of the victims was a senior mem...


Indonesian Police Kill Suspected Bomber on West Java Island

The suspect who was shot in a brief fire fight with police allegedly demanded the release of several terrorist suspects from prison. "The motive is to free su...


Woman deported from Britain after 27 year marriage

Mrs Irene Clennell looked lost when she stepped into Changi Airport's Terminal 3 arrival hall yesterday, clad in a black fur coat ill-suited for the local weath...


Trump's Nominee For Navy Secretary Has Dropped Out

Mattis had confidence that Bilden was " the right leader " for the position. "While I am disappointed, I understand and his respect his decision, and know tha...


The Conservatives win a historic victory over Labour in the Copeland by-election

The second was that he had been leader of party whose image had been tarnished by infighting both figurative and literal for all of 12 weeks - the real work of ...


Dozens injured after vehicle runs into crowd of paradegoers in New Orleans

Two hours after the accident, Rizzuto still had a blood-alcohol content level that was almost three times the state's legal limit for operating a motor vehicle,...


White House defends Yemen raid after slain Navy SEAL's father's criticism

Seal Team 6 member, William "Ryan" Owens , 36, was killed in a U.S. intelligence operation gone bad in Yemen, just six days after Donald Trump's inaugurati...


Trump Administration Makes Its First Move to Build Border Wall

U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a preliminary request for proposals Friday, saying it plans to release a formal solicitation around March 6 "for the...


Germany Reports Almost 10 Anti-Refugee Attacks a Day in 2016

The ministry also reported that there had been around 217 attacks against non-profit organisations that support refugees and volunteers from those organisations...


Two suspected ISIS operatives nabbed in Gujarat

Meanwhile, the issue has assumed political overtones in the state with Leader of Opposition in the assembly Shankersinh Vaghela alleging that such activities ha...


Police shoot man who 'drove into people' in German city of Heidelberg

He has been taken to a hospital. "There are no indications of a terrorist background", a spokesman for German police David Faulhaber said, according to Sky N...


French Historian Says He Was Detained By US Customs For 10 Hours

Rousso expressed his disapproval when he tweeted, "I have been detained 10 hours at Houston International Airport about to be deported". After he was released...


Deutsche Börse merger hits new roadblock ← You are here

But the signs are not encouraging. LSEG said the European Commission had unexpectedly on 16 February raised new concerns about the viability of the sale of ...


South Korea's Lotte Approves Land Swap For Thaad Missile Deployment

China will take "necessary measures" to safeguard its security interests, and the USA and South Korea will have to bear all the consequences, he added. To sav...


Tail end of Storm Ewan to bring cold snap, Met Office warns

Furthermore, a yellow weather warning is in place for the following counties: Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, West...


Supreme Court weighs NC law banning sex offenders from Facebook

It goes back to a seemingly harmless event in April 2010, when a man named Lester Packingham learned that authorities had dropped court proceedings stemming f...


Car Plows Into Parade Crowd In New Orleans

Multiple law enforcement officers, paramedics and bystanders helped the victims, who ranged in age from 3-4 years old to 40-or-so. He then lost control of the t...


Pence assures Republican Jews that USA remains committed to Israel's security

The vice president used an emoji meant to represent the Israeli flag, but had instead posted an emoji of the Nicaragua flag. Adelson made the remarks at his h...


Army exam paper leaked, sleuths suspect insiders and higher-ups

The question papers were circulated from the main suspects on WhatsApp and the suspects in Pune were coaching the candidates on the answers of the questions in ...


Syria: Homs attack attempt to derail peace talks in Geneva

The envoy warned of unspecified "spoilers" who could try to scuttle his efforts to end a conflict that has left hundreds of thousands dead. The main oppositio...


No support to Shiv Sena in BMC mayoral election, says Congress

However, RSS ideologue MG Vaidya suggested that BJP and Shiv Sena, who are still allies in the ruling state government, should share the Mayor's post for two-an...


John Boehner 'started laughing' at GOP's latest phony promises about replacing Obamacare

The document made no mentions of essential health benefits, and only mentioned preventive services within the context of high-risk pools. The leaked draft ...


Indian doctor rescued from ISIS captivity in Libya: Sushma Swaraj

He was later pulled out of the Mahakama jail and shifted again when he told the ISIS people that he was not allowed to operate as he was not a surgeon. Kakinada...


Supporting Palestinian Intifada Tops Closing Statement of Iran Conference

The Palestinian issue "is not a problem of a people or a nation but a sign of injustice and oppression and disregard to the global law", he said, adding that it...


North Korea: China 'Dancing to US Tune,' NK's State-Run Media Says

The economic impact may be keenly felt within North Korea, as revenue from coal imports to China represented about one-third of North Korea's total export incom...


Coldest Night walk exceeds fundraising goal

Donations from this year's Coldest Night of the Year event will help fund two upcoming and much needed projects for St. Vincent Place - the replacement of two...


Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching

But according to court records and Swedish officials, the man, identified as Nils Bildt , has a criminal record and no ties to Sweden's security establishment....


North Korean spies involved in Kim Jong Nam assassination

He died less than 20 minutes later as he was transported to a hospital. The area was not cordoned off and thousands of people have passed through the airport si...