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Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die; Ansari Asks Members To Introspect

Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay also urged the Chair to take up the discussion. The deadlock occurred as the opposition insisted on debate under a...


European Union extends Russian Federation sanctions over Ukraine

The decision, at a summit in Brussels, was expected and the formal process to extend the sanctions on defence, energy and financial sectors will take place earl...


Kremlin slams 'extremely scurrilous' U.S. hacking accusations

Obama will take questions from reporters at the White House before leaving for his annual family vacation in Hawaii. "I don't think things happen in the Russi...


Aleppo Evacuations: Buses Line Up After Overnight Cease-Fire

The warring sides in Syria confirmed on Thursday that the evacuation of rebel fighters and thousands of civilians from the last sliver of the besieged eastern c...


Austrian government to expropriate Hitler's birth house

Under the legislation, she will receive an unspecified amount in compensation. This Sept. 27, 2012 file picture shows an exterior view of Adolf Hitler's birth...


Rahul Gandhi Joins Protesters At Jantar Mantar

Winter Sessions of the Parliament began on November 16 and have turned out to be a complete failure like the Monsoon Session and have turned out to be a complet...


Strong retail growth over November but warning signs begin to show

United Kingdom retail sales increased at a slower pace in November, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Thursday. Sales at department store...


Dobson scorches Kasich for 'shameful' veto of heartbeat bill

Ohio Governor John Kasich vetoed a bill this afternoon that would have protected children in the womb as soon as their heartbeat can be detected. Lower cou...


CT unemployment rate down to 4.7% in November

The Australian jobless rate unexpectedly ticked up to a four-month high of 5.7 per cent, ending a steady decline since January. Hawaii's construction indust...


Winter Storm Warning issued for most of Wisconsin

The weather will briefly warm up in Colorado Springs on Thursday and Friday before snow comes Friday night. Temps will rise quickly during the day and sno...


BA Christmas strike threat

But, British Airways (LON:IAG) is assuring that a vast majority of the flights won't be affected, as one in five cabin crew members are members of this union. "...


France votes to extend state of emergency to July 15

A total of 288 deputies voted "for" the extension of the state of emergency and only 32 voted "against". It is the fifth extension of the state of emergenc...


Hartley banned for 6 weeks, free for start of 6 Nations

The suspension means he still will be available for the opening fixture of the Six Nations against France. The Rotorua-born hooker was sent off in the weekend...


Large Smoke Plume Seen After 2-Alarm Fire at NYC Hospital

No one was injured, and the blaze did not stray into the area where patients are held, the medical center tweeted . No injuries were immediately reported, a...


Demonetisation | Deadlock In Lok Sabha Deepens, House Adjourned For The Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present in the house at 11 a.m. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday expressed sadness over frequent disruptions an...


Cairo bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility of attack on Egyptian church

The explosion took place inside St Peter's Church attached to St Mark's Cathedral, the seat of the Coptic pope who heads Egypt's Christian minority, in Abbassyi...


Was Trump's Taiwan contact a policy shift or a misstep?

Tsai Ing-wen, flanked by National Security Council Secretary-General Joseph Wu, left, and Foreign Minister David Lee, speaks with Donald Trump on Friday. "The d...


Tribes suing over pipeline willing to put claims on hold

Obama has said his administration is monitoring the situation. It's unknown how long the pipeline had been leaking before the landowner discovered it, raising...


Netanyahu hopes to work with Trump to undo Iran deal

So part of his optimism relates to the election in the U.S. Netanyahu and his followers on the Israeli right, are greeting the idea of President Donald Trump ...


EU, Cuba sign cooperation pact, vow Trump will not hurt ties

Parrilla: "Economic links with Europe will continue to be a priority for Cuba as we build a socialist economy". Trump who takes office on January 20 previousl...


After Mallya, Gandhi, Barkha; Legion warns of hacking Lalit Modi's Twitter handle

Over the weekend, Legion targeted Barkha Dutt and Ravish KUmar's Twitter account. So far, a hacker group by the name " Legion ", has claimed responsibilit...


Boston Celtics' flight arrives in Oklahoma after bomb scare

CST, Oklahoma City police received a call from someone who said there was a bomb on board the private charter plane that was carrying the National Basketball ...


British foreign secretary avoids controversy in Bahrain talk

Earlier in the day ex-Tory Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind suggested Mr Johnson could be "dangerous" in his job and indicated that it might be better if h...


Suspect dies, 2 officers wounded in shooting

Both officers were taken to the hospital. Another was undergoing surgery on a "more serious injury to his upper arm and shoulder area". They returned fire and...


Syrian Troops Say They Control 98 Percent of Eastern Aleppo

Rami Abdurrahman, the head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said the district remains under fire and that fighting continues there. The...


US, Western leaders calling for immediate Aleppo cease-fire

Kerry said Tuesday that he is due to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Hamburg, Germany on Thursday and would try to find a way forward. The gove...


Merkel says Germany will stick to one-China policy

Replying to a spate of questions over Trump's comments, the first such by United States leader on Taiwan in recent years, Geng said, "I want to stress that Taiw...


Antonio Guterres sworn in as UN Secretary

The General Assembly earlier paid glowing tributes to outgoing Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, for his exceptional contributions to the United Nations and the...


Yasir Shah set to be fit for Brisbane day-night Test

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur remains ill at ease with the spotlight shining on his return to Australia and can not wait for the focus to shift to cricket, the 4...


Secretary Meets With Kurdistan Regional Government President in Iraq

The visit comes as Iraqi security forces have been slowed in their almost two-month-old offensive against IS, which has occupied Mosul for more than two years. ...


Iraqi official: Anti-IS airstrike killed, wounded civilians

Reaching the furthest into the ISIS-held Mosul since the start of the offensive on October 17, the division became nearly immediately surrounded by terrorists. ...


Geert Wilders awaits verdict in hate speech trial

MP and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders will hear later on Friday whether or not he has been found guilty of inciting racial hatred and discrimination. His...


Terror suspect with loaded Kalashnikov held

As suspected Islamic State terrorist was rounded up during a police raid of his apartment in the Netherlands that uncovered an assault rifle, explosives and an ...


Police Investigating Racist Graffiti in Giants Player's Home

They found their apartment in Moonachie, N.J. ransacked when they returned. Whitlock, now serving a suspension for a failed performance-enhancing drug test, t...


Pokemon GO code leak reveals new content for 12 December update

Since then, buzz has quickly worn off, prompting Niantic to introduce more characters, and add more features and events such as one for Halloween where pl...