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Is there a 'snowbomb' heading to United Kingdom for Christmas?

The likelihood of a white Christmas comes after two consecutive green ones. The festive season will probably come and go without a fall of snow, while dayti...


19 protesters killed in DR Congo's capital

A spokesman for the police did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Kabila's mandate as DRC president expired at midnight, with no elected succes...


European court rules UK's 'Snooper's Charter' illegal

Lobby group Privacy International's legal officer, Camilla Graham Wood, said that, like its predecessor, the new Investigatory Powers Act did not contain th...


Prince Charles And Queen Elizabeth II Share Tender Moment In New Portrait

The Queen, dressed in a sea green and dove grey brocade dress by Angela Kell, looks directly ahead in the photograph. She celebrated the milestone with a series...


Queen Elizabeth II, 90, to step back from some charity work

The Queen will step down as patron of 25 national organisations, including a number of Christian charities, at the end of the year. "Numerous organizations list...


Five Dead In Jordan As Gunmen Target Police

Eleven people were injured in the clashes. "Especially this time of the year". Barb Rhymes, a cousin of the slain tourist, said the victim was a retired ele...


ISIS 'soldier' carried out Berlin Christmas market attack

Forty-eight people were also injured in the attack, 18 of them are in a serious condition. A suspect arrested after the attack "comes from Pakistan" and had a...


China returns seized USA underwater drone

The seizure had triggered a diplomatic protest and added to US concerns about China's growing military presence and aggressive posture in the disputed waterway....


Rex Tillerson revealed as director of US-Russian oil company in Bahamas

The document is from the corporate registry in the Bahamas, one of more than 1.3 million files leaked anonymously to German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung th...


$10 Million Fund In Los Angeles To Aid Illegal Immigrants Facing Deportation

Similar measures are being taken in other liberal cities, such as Chicago and NY. Mayor Eric Garcetti's office said Monday about half the money will come fr...


China and Norway restore relations after six years

Liu Xiaobo has been serving an 11-year sentence since 2009 for "subversion", after co-writing a text calling for democracy in China. As well as holding his wife...


United Nations chief warns of South Sudan genocide unless world acts

Additionally, three key figures, opposition leader Machar, Paul Malong, the Sudan People's Liberation Army's chief of staff, and Michael Makuei Lueth, South Sud...


Panneerselvam to meet PM Modi today,will seek Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa

The Compensation for the state post the Cyclone Vardah will also be on the agenda of Panneerselvam in meeting with PM. Panneerselvam to meet Modi to demand pa...


Italy's Monte deiPaschi sells shares to raise 5bn

In a separate report, The Wall Street Journal noted that the Italian government has been readying a rescue plan, should the bank fail to raise the funds it need...


Anti-Trump protesters make final plea for electors to 'vote their conscience'

Trump won a clear majority of those electors - 306, with 270 needed for election - despite losing the popular vote to Democrat Hillary Clinton by almost three m...


Yellen to college grads: Best job market in almost a decade

Back in 1980 that difference was only 20 percent, she said. Her speech comes less than a week after Fed policy makers signaled growing confidence in the USA...


Florida Uber Driver Kills Attempted Robber While Driving Passenger to Airport

As the Corolla headed west on the causeway, a silver Dodge Caravan occupied by two people cut off the Uber driver. Aventura is a coastal suburb between Miam...


Govt justifies Rawat appointment: 'Outstanding' track record tipped scales

Taking the Congress to task for time and again questioning the government's decision, Naqvi said the grand old party is till date not able to digest the fact th...


Dangerously cold wind chills Sunday into Monday

Strong northwesterly winds 10-20 miles per hour with gusts to 30mph are possible through early afternoon. If you must venture outside, make sure you dress prope...


Aleppo evacuation to resume, plus cases from four towns-Syria govt source

With Aleppo out of rebel hands, the largest remaining rebel bastion is Idlib province, which is controlled by an alliance dominated by former al-Qaeda affiliate...


Hamas mourns killing of group's drone expert

The interior ministry of Tunisia said four rental cars were used to kill Zawari. The Qassam Brigades, Hamas' armed wing, said al-Zawari was one of its command...


Alec Baldwin's Trump a Witless 'Manchurian Candidate' on 'Saturday Night Live'

Then came a surprise appearance as John Goodman walked in the door, playing Trump's Secretary of State pick Rex Tillerson. CEO Rex Tillerson , Trump's pr...


Head of UN nuclear watchdog says Iran showing commitment to deal

The IAEA said last month that Iran exceeded production limits on heavy water by 100 kilograms over the 130 metric tons allowed under the agreement. Earlier on...


Aleppo: Rebels 'burn' evacuation truce

A resident in the area told Reuters it was not carried out by the group formerly known as the al-Nusra Front, which had previously said it had not agreed to t...


15-Alcohol shops not allowed on highways from April

India's top court has ordered all liquor shops to shut down along state and national highways in an attempt to reduce drink driving and road accidents. An offic...


Obama declines to sign Iran sanctions renewal, but it still becomes law

However, members of Congress said they wanted ISA to be extended for another decade to send a strong signal that any USA president would have the ability to "sn...


Major fire at Fleet services leads to partial M3 closure

It started in a restaurant coffee machine, quickly spreading through the complex until everything went up in flames. Fifty firefighters were sent to the Welco...


Aviators are prone to suicidal thoughts

Questions included whether they felt like failures, had trouble falling or staying asleep, or felt they were better off dead. The findings showed that 12.6% o...


'Affluenza' teen's dad convicted of pretending to be officer

He faces a maximum of 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine, WFAA reports. According to investigators, police from North Richland Hills, Texas, responded to a di...


Japan Overtakes China as Largest Holder of U.S. Treasuries

October's drop of $41.3 billion was the largest since December 2013 and the third-ever largest monthly reduction of China's holdings of US debt. China overt...


Saving Christmas: Salvation Army distributes Angel Tree toys Thursday

In October, 782 families registered at the Salvation Army social services office for their children's gift wish list to be hung on one of several Angel Trees th...


Woman Allegedly Raped In Car In South Delhi, 1 Arrested

After searching for a job the whole day, the girl was waiting for the bus at around 9 pm last night near All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS). She man...


Boy, 12, held in Germany for trying to detonate bomb

A 12-year-old Germany-born boy with Iraqi parents is alleged to have tried to set off a nail bomb at the Christmas market on November 26, and again outside city...


West Bank settlers laud Trump pick for ambassador to Israel

Israelis on the right, especially the Jewish settlers and their supporters, were nearly giddy with news of the nomination, saying they hoped the decades-long, b...


TMC holds govt. responsible for repeated disruptions in Winter Session

The Winter Session of Parliament is ending today though the chaos continued to reign in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha yesterday following continuous uproar on ...