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Kosovo police say terror attack on Israeli team prevented

Authorities in Kosovo announced Thursday they recently thwarted an Islamic State group attack planned in southeastern Europe - one component of which would have...


Trump's pragmatism will help him take decisions: Obama

President Barack Obama has been greeted with a military honor guard in navy and green uniforms and a military band after stepping off Air Force One on a windy a...


Turkey, Pakistan vow to strengthen ties further

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Kulsoom Nawaz, Maryam Nawaz, and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif welcomed the Turkish president upon arrival at Nur Khan airba...


Rivlin in Haryana, Indo-Israeli projects in focus

Noting that Rivlin's visit has given a "crucial push" to efforts to build new pillars in bilateral ties, Modi said both sides noted the strength of the growing ...


Obama administration acknowledges Pacific trade deal is dead

On the other hand, there are concerns that the agreement might take away local jobs in some countries. China and seven of the TPP nations are aiming to comple...


Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles

Brown said in a statement released today . Steve Bannon's appointment to a top position in the Trump White House is putting the Jewish community's red lines ...


Police investigating cause of death after two bodies found on Gold Coast

Police are finalising their investigations into the deaths of an ex-bikie and his former girlfriend on the Gold Coast as they prepare a report for the coroner...


Syrian Troops Reverse Rebel Advance West of Aleppo

The rebels recently launched two offensives with the aim of breaking the siege imposed by the government forces on rebel-held areas in eastern Aleppo. "The Russ...


Donald Trump Election Means Change For The Supreme Court

The vote ensures "that the leaders of the judicial branch are shielded from the political winds", he said . His subsequent proposed list included Dianne S....


Sen. Barbara Boxer to introduce bill to end Electoral College

This tells us and other minorities that the majority of white voters who chose him chose to spit in our faces. According to CNN's election results as of Tue...


Thousands rally on 4th day of protests

Demonstrations also were planned Saturday in Las Vegas , Los Angeles and other areas. "Officers near the scene arrived quickly and provided medical aid until...


Trump win prods European diplomats to seek greater role

He said the value of the partnership between Europe and the United States was "indispensable". During the election campaigning, even as late as last Monday, M...


Marks & Spencer Leicester stores closure suggestion is 'pure speculation'

M&S has had no input into the list and the stores vulnerable to closure have been identified using a series of sophisticated measurements to understand the econ...


German FM considers unacceptable Erdogan's accusations against Germany

Yesterday, president Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again spoke about the possibility of a referendum to decide the future of negotiations that started in 2005, mode...


Family: 'Deadliest Catch' star injured in assault

My brother was jumped last night and some individuals made a decision to beat him pretty good. "My brother is bleeding out of his brain now", he added. Police...


Minnesota man gets 15 years in Islamic State case

The judge's sentence actually was five years less than prosecutors sought; Davis cited work by Abdurahman's parents in a campaign against terror recruiting in M...


Hollande: US must respect 'irreversible' climate deal

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday urged the United States to respect the "irreversible" Paris Agreement on climate change, and said France will le...


UN Chief 'Sure' Trump Will Reconsider Climate Change Stance

Mr Ban said he hoped Mr Trump, elected last Tuesday, would drop his view that man-made climate change was a hoax and his pledge to cancel the Paris Agreement. T...


WikeLeaks' Assange interviewed in London over rape accusation

Once a hero to many on the left, Assange has faced criticism for WikiLeaks' intervention in the U.S. presidential election, releasing a trove of hacked emails...


NextEra commissions 485MW solar energy centers in California, US

Christopher Mansour, a spokesman for the Solar Energy Industries Association, said the group was reviewing the rule , but hopes it "paves the way for increas...


China weakens yuan to eight-year low

On the campaign trail, Trump repeatedly accused China of devaluing the yuan to make its exports more competitive and threatened punitive tariffs on Chinese good...


North Korea forces Japan and South Korea to sign landmark defence deal

South Korea's embattled government faced accusations yesterday that it had betrayed the nation to its former colonial oppressor as it agreed an intelligence-sh...


Mayawati hits out at PM Modi; says people suffering due to demonetisation

Modi said he had been "pained" by the hardships people were facing, but insisted the move would ultimately benefit poor Indians in the long run. He called on ...


Obama recalls Janet Reno as American original

Her controversial actions included ordering the Miami relatives of six-year-old Cuban shipwreck survivor Elian Gonzalez in 2000 to surrender the boy to federal ...


Marine Le Pen hopes for Trump-like win in presidency election

When she was pressed on the notorious reference of her father and predecessor as party leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen, to the Holocaust as a "detail of history", she...


BJP supplying govt with feedback on demonetisation move

Seeking to corner the government in Parliament on the demonetization issue, major opposition parties, including arch rivals TMC and CPI (M), today held delibera...


On last foreign tour, Obama must find a way to explain Trump

An election made possible by the leadership of the first female Republican campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway. It is alarming to note that a country where cit...


Manchester United blow: Spanish newspaper reveal David De Gea's release clause

Los Blancos might be the most unsafe team when probing forward to score as unit but doing that usually leaves the back valuable to attack. Of course, it's ...


Russia says MiG-29 jet fighter crashed in Mediterranean - agencies

The Russian military says one of its fighter jets based on an aircraft carrier now near Syria's shores has crashed on a training mission, but its pilot surv...


Georgia man murdered toddler by leaving him in hot car

Justin Ross Harris faced charges after his 22-month-old son Cooper died in June 2014 in a parking lot outside Harris' workplace in metro Atlanta. Prosecutors ...


Anti-Trump Demonstrations Continue; Man Shoots Protester In Portland

Police say 17 people have been arrested in Portland, Oregon, since protests began. A man who was riding in a sedan engaged in a confrontation with one of th...


Korea prosecutors want to question president over scandal

Park could respond as early as tomorrow after she appoints a lawyer to represent her, a spokesman said. However, they have threatened to campaign for Park's res...


Nigel Farage lashes out as Number 10 says No Thanks

During Mr Trump's phone call with Theresa May, he is understood to have said the special relationship would go from "strength to strength" and invited the Prime...


Johnson, Feingold clash over latest Federal Bureau of Investigation letter on Clinton

Democrat Hillary Clinton headed into the final day of a tight White House race against Republican Donald Trump yesterday with new momentum after the FBI said...


PM convinced of 'strong' case to overturn High Court Brexit ruling

Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green said no decision would be taken on how to proceed in Parliament until the Supreme Court had delivered its verdict. "I b...