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Trump gave Syria attack order 'during dessert'

During an interview with Fox Business , Mr Trump told the anecdote of how he and Xi Jinping dined together at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida at the start of ...


Defense in Kim Jong Nam murder case fear 'trial by ambush'

Defense attorney Gooi soon Seng said in court Thursday that there must not be a "trial by ambush". The hearing, which had been scheduled for Thursday mornin...


New Zealanders evacuated from parts of coast as storm hits

Chief executive of industry body, New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc (NZKGI) Nikki Johnson, said the group would be monitoring the situation and would assess dam...


Syria, Russia to top agenda as G7 ministers meet

Trump ordered the missile strikes on the Syrian air base after blaming Assad for the chemical weapons attack, which killed at least 70 people, many of them chil...


Stockholm truck attack suspect was facing deportation

Police also said that the suspect had sought and been denied permanent residency in the Nordic country and was wanted for deportation. Another 15 people were ...


Satellite images show North Korea may be preparing for nuclear test

Last week's meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mr Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida has soothed previously strained Chinese and American relations...


Thunder: Robertson to attend Thunder regular-season finale

Westbrook (rest) will play during the Thunder's regular-season finale Wednesday against the Nuggets, Royce Young of ESPN reports. It was Jokic's 39th double...


Foreign agencies may have abducted ex-Army officer

The sentencing has evoked strong reactions from India, with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj saying the country will go out of its way to secure Jadhav's...


Trump's Mar-A-Lago Kitchen Cited for Severe Health Code Violations

Donald Trump's big, lovely chocolate cake , served with a side of missile strikes was just the beginning of food-based ills at Mar-a-Lago, the southern White H...


Russia: Officially withdraws from the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Competition organisers attempted to mediate in the dispute by suggesting Samoylova could perform on the May 13 show in Kiev via satellite from Russian Federat...


Teenage parents camped in Willmot bushland with three-day-old baby

Authorities held concerns for the welfare of the mother and three-day-old Aria, but when the teenagers were located at Willmot, in Sydney's west, soon after 4pm...


Uber reportedly stalked Lyft drivers using secret 'Hell' software

The program also allowed Uber to track which Lyft drivers were working for both companies, information that Uber used to try to persuade those drivers t...


Assad calls chemical attack '100 percent' fabrication

Asked if he had ordered the attack, Assad said the Syrian military had no chemical weapons and that it would not use them if it did. The global body on che...


Dave Chappelle pays tribute to Charlie Murphy at John Mayer concert

Murphy was credited as the executive producer on the group's self-titled debut album as well as the songwriter on the songs "This Beat Is Military" and "Say Who...


Georgia officers fired, investigated after separate cases of excessive force

McDonald was subsequently placed on administrative leave and his department-issued firearm was taken. A second video discovered by police, taken by a witness ...


The Pakistan-India spy wars

Individuals, activists and politicians have petitioned the Indian government, Pakistani government and the United Nations demanding the release of the Mumbai-...


WRAPUP 6-China warns against force as North Korea prepares celebration

The People's Republic of China issued a stern warning to North Korea's Kim Jong Un that any further testing of nuclear weapons or missile delivery systems for...


FBR & Co Increases Walt Disney Co (DIS) Price Target to $116.00

The Walt Disney Company (DIS ) has been given an average price target of $117.74 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. Vetr upgraded Walt Disn...


Ahmadinejad Is Back. Will He Really Run for President of Iran Again?

Election officials in Tehran appeared stunned on Wednesday as Iran's former firebrand president submitted the necessary paperwork to run as a candidate in n...


No Compromises To Be Made On Jadhav Death Sentence: Pakistan Military Generals

Replying to media queries, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopla Baglay said in New Delhi that without getting the consular access, it cannot be ascert...


Syria President Bashar al-Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

To Tillerson, there was no doubt that Assad was responsible for last week's chemical weapons attack; for Lavrov , the chemical incident is a mystery that needs...


European Court Rules Against Russia Over 2004 School Siege

The court ordered that Russian Federation pay almost $3.2m in total compensation to the 409 surviving hostages and relatives of the deceased. Victims of one o...


25-30 students held after fellow lynched in Mardan varsity

Ten students have been arrested in connection with the killing of Mashal Khan, who was studying journalism at the Mardan campus, Reuters reported . The hos...


Kim Jong Nam: Corpse arrives in Pyongyang

Malaysia's investigation enraged North Korea, which denied any role in the killing and denounced the investigation as flawed and politically motivated. "We info...


UN Condemns North Korean Missile Test

Following North Korea's test of four missiles last month, Trump affirmed Washington's "ironclad commitment" to Japan and South Korea. The move comes at a time...


Sergio Garcia no favourite for US Open, despite Masters win

While Garcia picked up a cheque for $1.98 million at Augusta, our victor this year will be €10,000 the richer, the added prestige of being declared Fantasy Golf...


Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria attack, China abstains

Tillerson also told Lavrov that better relations with the US require Russian Federation stop its support for Assad. It expressed support for a UN-sponsored fact...


Putin meets Tillerson as tensions rise over Syria

Lavrov said it was important for Russian Federation to understand Trump's "real intentions". "You know the talks between the Russian foreign minister and the ...


Bringing BJP to power EC's only aim: Kejriwal

However, in case of VVPAT machines, the printed paper slips have to be retrieved at the time of counting and sealed in a paper envelope and only these sealed pa...


Russian Federation knew in advance of Syrian chemical attack

Bishop Georges Khazen, who serves Latin-rite Catholics in Aleppo, told the Rome-based Fides news agency that he was baffled by "the speed with which it was deci...


Trump Organization Says It Is Closing Its Modeling Agency

The agency had ties with Trump's Miss Universe business, which he owned between 1996 and 2015, but it also looked as if it had serious ambitions - Annie Veltr...


Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province - Observatory

US President Donald Trump ordered the missile strike after watching television images of infants suffering from chemical weapons injuries. Trump last week ord...


US Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

An American soldier was killed in action during an operation against ISIS-Khorasan in Afghanistan, according to Navy Captain Bill Salvin, a spokesman for U.S. U...


President Trump seems to rule out deeper U.S

The two leaders were expected to discuss disagreement about whether Syrian President Bashar Assad or his opposition was responsible for a chemical weapons attac...


Take credit for pro-poor schemes: Modi to his MPs

The resolution read: "This mandate (state assembly poll results) has established Modi on the people's mind as the most popular leader after independence". There...