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Arab summit to endorse Palestinian positions with eye on US

Joint Arab action, based on solidarity, cooperation, and belief in a common destiny, has always been at the forefront of Jordan's priorities. At a White House...


Baahubali probably the greatest film ever made: Karan Johar

The fans are waiting from past two years to get an answer of 'Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali?' Makers of " Baahubali " are keeping the audience hooked with...


Vermont maple weekend is here

Maple sugar makers around the county participated in the open house weekend . Driving through the rural north country one sees farms, fields, and trees - lot...


SC asks centre to consider alternatives to pellet guns in J&K

A bench headed by the then Chief Justice T S Thakur had issued notices to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government while seeking their replies on a plea ...


Below normal monsoon expected in major parts of India

The prediction would come as a cause of concern for Indian agriculture, which depends largely on monsoon rain. India's total employment in the country through a...


World's biggest dinosaur footprint found in 'Australia's Jurassic Park'

Paleontologists have uncovered what they are calling an "unprecedented" number of dinosaur tracks in Australia. The world's biggest dinosaur footprint - mea...


EU puts pen to paper, signs unity pledge on 60th anniversary

EU officials expect Britain's permanent representative in Brussels, Tim Barrow, to personally hand the withdrawal letter to European Council President Donald Tu...


Dow Chemical, DuPont merger gets European Commission approval

The approval is conditional on the sale of major parts of DuPont's global pesticide business, including its global research and development arm. The Europ...


Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen

Haste had faced a criminal manslaughter charge in Graham's death, but that case was dismissed because of an error and later another grand jury did not indict hi...


British PM May fires starting gun on Brexit

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry said the two-year period for Britain and the European Union to settle the terms of their split is very ti...


Rio Ferdinand praised for 'inspiring' account of losing wife to cancer

Opening up further about his regrets, Rio said: 'I would just shut [Rebecca] down and close the conversation, I didn't want to get emotional. But when he had ...


New Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat coming to Bangladesh Friday

General Rajendra Chettri, the Chief of the Nepalese Army, was conferred the title of "Honorary General of the Indian Army" on February 3 during his first visit ...


UK police still believe London attacker was acting alone

Sharing a statement Thursday through its Amaq News Agency, ISIS wrote that "the attacker yesterday in front of the British Parliament in London was a soldier ...


Palace urges public to observe Earth Hour

There are many ways you can support the initiative. The Earth Hour initiative was started as a grassroots gesture by the World Wildlife Fund Australia aga...


Indian mob beats African students near Dehli following drug death

According to reports, hundreds of protesters were shouting slogans and suddenly attacked the Nigerians, who were shopping in the area. They were later release...


Holy wars in Europe are coming, top Turkish diplomat says

In 2015, more than a million refugees and migrants from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond reached Europe, crossing over to Greek islands from Turkey . But th...


Staff of opposition leader's anti-corruption fund jailed

The demonstrations were the largest outpouring of anti-Kremlin sentiment since the Snow Revolution protests in Moscow between 2011 and 2013 , the root of t...


"Europeans everywhere won't be safe in streets" - Erdogan

On Tuesday, Erdogan described Europe as "fascist and cruel" and said that the policies of European countries resemble those of the pre-World War Two era. Erdoga...


North Korea's latest missile test 'worries' China

South Korea's Defence Ministry said it also believes the launch from the eastern coastal town of Wonsan ended in failure . North Korea may be just days awa...


Attorney general threatens retaliation against sanctuary cities

In 2016, the Office of Justice Programs issued almost $60 million in grants to the city of Philadelphia-with namely $50 million going toward the Democratic Nati...


Trump, Merkel to discuss NATO, terrorism in upcoming meeting

The White House also announced the change. As in other similar tours, Merkel will be accompanied by an army of business leaders, but this time the delegation ...


Fresh election or direct rule looms as North Ireland talks fall apart

The political crisis was sparked in January when the deputy first minister, Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness, resigned over First Minister Arlene Foster's handling...


Lawmakers vote to expand Medicaid

Sam Brownback. "I don't think it makes any sense to jump on expanding Medicaid when the rules could change significantly", said Kansas Senate Majority Leade...


Donald Trump pays tribute to 'great American' Kurt Cochran killed in Westminster

He was shot by police soon after the attack on PC Palmer. "He was a husband and a father, killed doing a job he loved". "As an immediate tribute, a red an...


Student arrested after school shooting in France

CNN's French affiliate BFMTV reported that a 17-year-old armed with a rifle, a handgun, a revolver and two grenades entered the high school at about lunchtime ...


Erdogan says would be 'easier' if EU rejects Turkey bid

Turkey began negotiating European Union accession in 2005, but talks have not gained much ground because of several issues, including the dispute over divided C...


White House fence jumper tried again, at Treasury

U.S. Secret Service officers helped her down and arrested her. Marci Wahl, 38, of Everett, Washington, tripped an alarm at approximately 2:15 a.m., after scal...


Bill Proposed on Visitor Registry to Trump Residences

Besides Mar-a-Lago and the executive mansion, the law would include lists of visitors to the Trump Tower in NY and the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey. D...


Syrian opposition calls on USA to spare civilians in Raqqa

Tabqa is about 40 km (25 miles) west of Raqqa, which Islamic State has used for years as one of its main bases of operations, including to plan and direct attac...


Air India 'blacklists' Shiv Sena MP for assaulting staffer

The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) - an umbrella organisation representing IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and GoAir - is examining if the MP can be barred f...


Woman burned after headphones explode on flight to Australia

She reportedly said , " As I went to turn around I felt burning on my face ". They couldn't remove all of the headphones however - both the battery and cover...


UN condemns North Korea tests which contribute to nukes

He said, "I don't believe we have ever fully achieved the maximum level of action that can be taken" under existing U.N. Security Council resolutions - and he's...


Ukraine bans Russia's entry to Eurovision song contest

The decision to bar the Russian singer , who has used a wheelchair since her childhood, from entering the Eurovision host country was announced on Wednesday by...


Mexico: 14 inmates at large after tunnel prison break

Monzon is the son of Juan Jose Esparragoza Moreno, the most reclusive member of the Sinaloa cartel's triumvirate of chieftains, alongside the jailed " El Chapo ...


Two Militants Killed Following Deadly Blasts in Bangladesh

The commandos had stormed the hideout, which belonged to a domestic Islamist group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State, because the group was blamed fo...