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Protesters demand South Korean president Park Geun-hye resign

The rally, which held on Saturday, is reportedly the largest held in the country since 1987 when about the same number of people protested against the militar...


Donald Trump outlines policy plan for first 100 days

He said he had "assumed" he would have to set up a trust to transfer his assets, but contended that it was not legally necessary. These are just the latest e...


UN says nearly 1 million besieged in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a Britain-based monitor of the war, said early on Sunday that 54 people had been killed in the previous 24 hours, a l...


IS shelling kills 7 civilians in eastern Mosul

Another breakthrough came on Wednesday, when Iranian-backed militias announced the capture of an air base west of Mosul, part of their campaign to choke off the...


INEC chairman speaks on postponement of Ondo election

In the speech titled, "The urgent need for postponing the Ondo State governorship election date to avoid inevitable crises", Abdulsalam said that if the commiss...


Trump cancels meeting with New York Times

Speaking to MSNBC's " Morning Joe ", transition advisor and former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Trump would not appoint a special prosecutor or purs...


Minimum wage will increase labour costs - Solidarity

JOHANNESBURG South Africa (Xinhua) - The South African National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) proposed a national minimum wage of 3500 ra...


Merkel's center-left rivals face pressure to name challenger

As Germany's chancellor since 2005, Merkel has led Europe's largest economy through the financial and eurozone debt crises, winning worldwide respect. Angela ...


Obama to meet Australia, Canada leaders before return to US

The meeting came on Obama's final day in Peru, his last stop on his final overseas tour as president. Obama, speaking on the margins of an Asia-Pacific summit, ...


Tsunami warning issued after quake off Fukushima in Japan

Tuesday (4 p.m. ET Monday), at magnitude 7.3 at a depth of only 6.2 miles. A tsunami of 90 centimeters was detected in Soma port in Fukushima , as local auth...


Singer And Songwriter Leonard Cohen Passed Away At The Age Of 82

He was born in Canada and moved to NY to break into the music business in 1966, according to Reuters . The singer-songwriter's career spanned five decades, fro...


Southampton 0 Liverpool 0: Reds miss opportunity but stay top

The Reds (8-2-1) have already collected away wins against Chelsea and Arsenal, and managed draws versus Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur away from home...


In Peru, Obama predicts rising tensions on trade

The president appeared to be in his element interacting with young people in Peru Saturday, in a meeting similar to many other town-hall gatherings he has taken...


Partial results in French right-wing primary show Fillon with strong lead

Juppe had been tipped as le Pen's strongest rival, but his second-place finish (which ensures him a runoff against Fillon) doesn't bode well. As he congratula...


Brazilian military police helicopter crashes during Rio anti-drug operation

According to a police spokesman forensics teams have been examining the remains of the helicopter to determine the precise cause of the crash. In a statement, t...


House Democrats ask Donald Trump to rescind Steve Bannon's appointment

Breitbart News is popular with a movement known as the "alt-right", which critics accuse of fostering white nationalist sentiment. Bannon took over the web...


Palestinian killed in clashes at Gaza-Israel border

In the southern city of Rahat, more than a hundred 1948 Palestinians held a rally against the government bill, while 500 protested in the north, police said. Th...


UN expert welcomes US deal to resettle Australia's refugees

More than a thousand people sent to camps in Papua New Guinea and Nauru are being offered to resettle in the United States under a deal announced by Australia t...


With rock music and pinatas, S. Koreans rally against Park

It will be the latest in a wave of demonstrations calling for the ouster of Park, who critics accuse of undermining the country's democracy by allegedly allowin...


Nigel Farage, Donald Trump meeting "very productive"

Farage also spoke about the " special relationship" between American and Great Britain - but warned Trump "not to touch Theresa May". Jacob Rees-Mogg and Iain ...


ISIS on the ropes in Iraq: Mosul ALMOST surrounded

Due to poor weather and cloudy skies, Iraq special forces on Thursday paused temporarily in their push into the northern city of Mosul held by the Islamic State...


Obama meets US ambassador for lunch in Germany

Trump. A joint opinion piece by Obama and Merkel published Thursday in Germany's weekly business magazine WirtschaftsWoche seemed directed as much at th...


South Africa watchdog report increases pressure on president

The report was finally released after the president withdrew a court bid earlier on Wednesday that had sought to delay its publication. Zuma has criticized th...


Scuffle breaks out between LSU and Florida during warmups

The game is a makeup of a postponed contest originally scheduled for October 8 at Florida, when Hurricane Matthew struck the state. PLAY OF THE GAME: Dont...


RRB NTPC 2016: Results removed from website

Combined shortlist for the posts of Commercial Apprentice (Cat-1), Traffic Apprentice (Cat-2), Goods Guard (Cat-4), Jr. Railway Recruitment Control Board is a...


Ohio cops: Woman offered to sell sex for $60 and some nachos

When the officer sent her a text message, she replied that she would engage in sex for $60 but the client would have to provide the vehicle. Crystal sure look...


India, Pakistan need to talk to resolve Kashmir: Erdogan

Nawaz Sharif said he briefed the visiting dignitary about Pakistan's continuing commitment to build a peaceful neighbourhood despite setback to our honest eff...


Australian set himself on fire in Melbourne bank, police say

Paramedics treated 21 others - including three children - who experiencing breathing problems. A Facebook user posted a video of a man in the lane at the ba...


India, Japan sign landmark civil nuclear agreement

A Japanese Foreign Ministry official told The Straits Times Mr Modi had said at the closed-door summit that the US-2 "has impressive technology and India will...


Trump denies trying to get security clearance for his children

President-elect Donald Trump is considering trying to get Donald Jr., Eric and Ivanka Trump, along with Jared Kushner, his right-hand man and Ivanka Trump's ...


Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

Two dozen men wearing suicide vests charged the front lines, setting off a three-hour battle that killed 20 militants and severely wounded a special forces sold...


Russian economy minister Ulyukayev detained over $2 million bribe on Rosneft deal

Russia's Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev has been detained on charges of bribery after an ongoing investigation caught him in the act of receiving US$2 mi...


Leaked report suggests Ukip misspent European Union funds on Brexit campaign

The party accused the parliament of moving the goal posts after it claimed the pro-Brexit party had spent European funds on polling in key target seats before t...


India struggles as millions throng banks to swap currency

The decision has come in the wake of the difficulties being faced by people across the country in getting cash from banks and ATMs after the Government's sudden...


Trump now praises Electoral College, says he could have won popular vote

Donald Trump managed to secure 306 electoral votes but only won 47% of the popular vote, 630,877 votes less than his opponent, Hillary Clinton. This has ha...


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