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Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Terror Attack on Egyptian Monastery

The spate of attacks on Christian targets comes in advance of Pope Benedict's visit to Egypt , scheduled for next week. It was not immediately clear whether ...


Palestinians Stage Massive Hunger Strike To Protest Israeli Jails

Barghouti could quite possibly be the successor to current Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, who is 82 and to whom there is no current political heir having ...


Tillerson: Iran nuclear agreement fails to achieve objectives

While many are understandably interpreting Tuesday night's move as evidence that the Trump administration will respect the JCPOA, that might be reading too much...


Faithful flock to Vatican as pope celebrates Easter Sunday

Calling for "justice and peace" in his Easter Sunday address, Francis urged leaders to have "the courage they need to prevent the spread of conflicts and put a...


FBI Used Trump Dossier to Bolster Case for Monitoring Advisor on Russian Federation

United States law enforcement and intelligence officials have said USA investigators did their own work, separate from the dossier, to support their findings th...


Delhi Police serves summons to TTV Dhinakaran

He was reacting to the ministers' decision late last night to keep away Sasikala, Dhinakaran and their families from the AIADMK and the affairs of its governmen...


Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

According to the White House, Trump called Erdoğan on Monday to "congratulate him on his recent referendum victory". Sources within Turkish President Recep...


Kim's desire for peace 'deciding factor' in US-North Korea relations

Pence also told gathered servicemembers from both USA and Japanese forces that Tokyo will "assume a larger role and responsibility" within its security allian...


Pence Says US Stands by Ally Japan on North Korea Problem

China does not "hold the crux and the key to resolving" the North Korea issue, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters Monday. The trip so far has b...


Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

The meeting would be Trump's first with Abbas, and follows a series of U.S. contacts with the Palestinian leader. During the daily press briefing at the Whit...


Georgia House race to high-stakes runoff as Trump wades in

Trump apparently called Handel Wednesday morning to congratulate her, according to a muted tweet she sent out. What happens next: Ossoff will square off...


Xi to attend Belt and Road forums opening ceremony

New Delhi, however, has not confirmed it participation in the May 14-15 event. The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative has been widely echoed and accepted...


White House partially to blame for Syria chemical attack: McCain

However, the USA government said the attack on the airbase was in retaliation for the April 4 strikes by the Syrian air force on the town of Khan Sheikhoun. The...


BJP to bring positive change in Indian politics: Amit Shah

Singh said , "I am noticing zeal and vigour in the BJP workers of Odisha. Till that happens, the golden era of the BJP will not have arrived". Nearly three dec...


Turnbull Praises 'Swift And Just' US Missile Strikes In Syria

Nasr al-Hariri, chief negotiator of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), said on Twitter that the strikes "in case they continue, would kick off a correct s...


Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

He said the National Security Council-led interagency review of the agreement will evaluate whether it "is vital to the national security interests of the Uni...


Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Positions for radio announcers, judges and magistrates, and caravan park managers are among about 200 jobs that will no longer be filled by workers on the tempo...


Julia Roberts named World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2017

She also claimed the cover spot in 2010, 2005 and 2000. Roberts is mom to three children with husband Daniel Moder: 12-year-old twin daughter and son Hazel ...


Italy's Emma Morano, the World's Oldest Person, Dies at 117

Emma Morano , the world's oldest living person and the last surviving person to have been born in the 1800s, has died at her home in Italy, officials say. Sin...


Actress Says Georgia Election Results Made Her 'Want To Puke'

Handel, who took 19.8 percent, is a former Georgia secretary of state and chair of the Fulton County Commission who has unsuccessfully run for governor and Sena...


2nd gas attack launched on Iraq troops in Mosul

After retaking east Mosul , Iraqi forces set their sights on the far side of the Tigris River, which divides the city. In addition to parts of western Mos...


Trump's Supreme Court Justice sworn

The change allowed the Senate to hold a final vote to approve Gorsuch with a simple majority. Justice Neil Gorsuch is the youngest Supreme Court nominee in a ...


Cotton booed for defending Trump on tax returns

Tax returns are not under audit the day they are submitted! Returns would be posted on the secretary of state's website. During a CNN-Telemundo debate later t...


US VP Pence arrives in Japan to focus on trade

But the meetings could indicate how forcefully the US will pressure Japan to further open its farm and automotive sectors. "I think at the 100-day marker, the...


Barghouti's strike part of long road

However, Barghouti's initiative is in stark contrast to the recent perceived lack of leadership of Mr Abbas, who has so far failed to find a credible strategy t...


UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

Russia's takeover of Crimea brought East-West tensions to their highest point since the Cold War , and subsequent fighting in eastern Ukraine since has kille...


Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc

From the moment she set foot in the White House, her vaguely-defined but expansive role as the president's "eyes and ears" has created an unprecedented new "adv...


International Monetary Fund raises China growth forecast to 6.6% this year, 6.2% in 2018

The IMF forecast is still lower than the 7.1 per cent growth projected for 2016-17 by the Central Statistics Organisation. The IMF said "hundreds of millions"...


Gorsuch asks his first questions from Supreme Court bench

Although Gorsuch has been on the Supreme Court since being sworn in last Monday, the oral argument in the otherwise-forgettable case called Perry v. In the...


Russia and Iran affirm commitment to Syrian government

Defence Minister Marise Payne said on Sunday that the U.S. was keeping Australia informed of developments and had not asked for additional resources, as she aga...


Britain's Snap Election Spells Trouble for Labour

The headline numbers put the Conservatives up four on 46 per cent, Labour steady on 25 per cent, the Liberal Democrats, UKIP and SNP all down one per cent to 11...


'Market nerves' over snap poll tempered by hopes of clarity after election

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May , announced Tuesday a snap general election to be held on June 8. "The outcome of the United Kingdom election now adds ...


The tone of tensions: Korean voices, North and South

But the North Koreans aren't backing down either. Kim Dong-yub, a missile expert at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies at Kyungnam University in Seoul , s...


Bill O'Reilly loses his job at Fox News

O'Reilly's departure means a reshuffling of Fox News' primetime lineup. Since the scandal broke almost two weeks ago, more than 50 of O'Reilly's sponsors have...


The Trump Administration's H-1B Visa Changes Are Creating Uncertainty Among Employers

In light of the executive order , employers are maintaining that they want to hire American talent, but they're not finding people with the skillsets they ne...