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Air strikes, clashes persist on day 3 of Syrian truce

Hundreds of civilians fled a mountainous region outside Damascus, Syria's capital, on Sunday, where government forces were battling several insurgent groups, in...


Two Indians among deceased in Istanbul nightclub attack: Sushma Swaraj

She tweeted: "I have a bad news from Turkey". The other Indian victim of the Istanbul attack that killed 39 people was Khushi Shah, a fashion designer from Va...


Dozens dead in Brazil prison riot

A prison chaplain said the riot began after a fight between rival gangs. In another prison in Amazonas, 87 inmates escaped in the first hours of Monday, Mr Fo...


Varanasi: India moving towards best health care system, says PM Modi

With his government already embattled over its "note ban" decision, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today faced a pincer movement, in which forces simultaneously a...


Make Sasikala CM of Tamil Nadu: Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker Thambidurai

Thambi Durai] was under compulsion to prove his loyalty to the party [leadership], let him resign as Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha and issue as many statements he...


Egypt: Appeals Court Upholds Transfer Of Islands To Saudi Arabia

A number of Egyptian rights lawyers filed on Saturday a lawsuit at the administrative court against the cabinet's recent decision to refer the deal, which is no...


Rise above caste lines and vote: Modi at parivartan rally

Alleging that SP and BSP were not against black money and corruption, the PM said these parties want him removed because of his crusade against it. "The people ...


New UN chief calls for peace: What challenges will he face?

On this New Year's Day, I ask all of you to join me in making one shared New Year's resolution: Let us resolve to put peace first , ' Guterres said in his ...


Arijit Singh's 'Naina' from Aamir Khan starrer 'Dangal' will touch your heart!

Today, trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the global box office details of the flick. Crossing the 250 crore mark with its worldwide earnin...


Lalu Prasad Yadav Plays Peacemaker Between SP's Feuding Father And Son

Although MSY has said that only the Party President can call for such conventions, it is being said that over 50 - 60% of party members, MPs, MLCs and MLAs have...


Rescue work ongoing as India mine collapse toll rises to 16

SK Singh, the general manager of the Rajmahal Open Cast Mines, told the Associated Press that heavy smog prevented rescue workers from entering the mine until e...


Lauren Conrad expecting first child with husband William Tell

She posted a photo of a sonogram with the caption: "Happy New Year!" Conrad later became a fashion designer and author. LC captioned it: "Happy New Year!" T...


Manufacturing contracts in December on demonetisation, but only marginally

December's reading was slightly below the forecast in a Reuters poll for 51.5. That's slower than the 7.3 per cent predicted by a survey in November and the p...


Search operations resume for Lake Erie plane after debris washes ashore

A beverage distribution company executive was piloting the plane when it vanished Thursday night. It was found at Shoreby Club Newport Harbor in Bratenahl, Oh...


Israel decides to hold Hamas bodies as bargaining chips

In addition, there are rumors of two very distasteful videos allegedly leaked by the military wing, which The Times of Israel reports depicts Hamas militant...


Russia Plans To Expel US Diplomats In Response To US Sanctions

Putin added that while Russian Federation has the right to launch a retaliation against the Obama administration, the Kremlin would instead be planning the rest...


At least 23 people dead after ferry catches fire near Jakarta

A search involving about 10 ships was underway to find those who were missing, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said. Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agenc...


Delhi CM Kejriwal welcomes new Governor Baijal

We will sit together and find out how to go forward", he said. He said: "May the coming year hold the promise of hope and optimism for all". "During the las...


Nadal beats Goffin to win fourth UAE title

David Goffin (Belgium), 26, has been in great shape in the tournament, defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and World No.1 Andy Murray en route to his face-off with Nad...


Russia's Putin says he won't expel U.S. diplomats

Obama added the State Department will expel 35 Russian intelligence operatives and shutter two Russian compounds, in Maryland and NY, used by Russia for intelli...


North Korea 'close to testing long-range missiles'

According to the Guardian , North Korea has never successfully been able to test fire a intercontinental ballistic missile and some observers are skeptical as...


SC Shock to BJP: BCCI chief removed

And there is a routine administrative development in the SC that has given the state associations a new hope - Chief Justice of India T S Thakur , the signator...


In rare split, Britain's Prime Minister criticizes US stance on Israel

The comments by Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan were the latest salvo in a toxic exchange following the U.S.'s refusal to veto a U.N. Security Council res...


Obama to Give His Farewell Speech in Chicago

On Jan. 10, Obama will give his farewell address in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. 129-v-31-(Rita Foley, AP correspondent)-President Obama will deliver ...


Sunwing Airlines pilot faces impaired charges

The flight was scheduled to make stops in Regina, Saskatchewan, and Winnipeg and Manitoba. A pilot was charged after he was severely impaired by alcohol and b...


Researcher claims a huge fire, not an iceberg, sank the Titanic

Experts have concluded that the marks were caused by a fire in the ship's three storey high fuel store. Senan Molony, a journalist who has been studying the d...


Reported Dead After Shooting Outside Of A Meek Mill Concert In Connecticut

Two people have been shot and killed and two others wounded at a rap concert in southern CT. According to NBC Connecticut , police responded to a report of g...


Israel Refuses to Return Bodies of Hamas Fighters

In September, a senior Israeli official said that Israel had been holding since the 2014 Gaza war 18 Palestinians from the enclave as well as the bodies of 19 o...


Adam Gase: Tannehill must practice to play vs. Steelers

Still, Gase had praise for backup quarterback Matt Moore, "Since Matt's been in there, he's done a really good job". All of the Steelers playoff games are sch...


Syrian militant groups threaten to pull out of peace talks

Syrian government warplanes resumed their bombardment of a rebel-held valley near Damascus on Sunday after almost 24 hours with no air raids, a rebel official a...


Narendra Modi's New Year Speech : Demonetisation Exploiters Will Be Booked!

But here are 5 things we would have liked to hear from the Prime Minister. One includes a 4 per cent rebate on interest for loans up to Rs 9 lakh under the Prad...


Nearly entire house gets nominated for evictions this week

Coming to Bani J and Om Swami , right from the beginning, the former bullied the latter into succumbing to nomination. Swami Om says he doesn't have support ...


NFL Wild Card Schedule: Date and time set for Steelers vs. Dolphins

The two franchises have played three times in the postseason, with the Dolphins holding a 2-1 edge. "There are going to be great opportunities for him", Gase ...


Pope Francis Addresses Istanbul Attack In New Year's Day Speech

The Pope has met some of these victims in several foreign trips and said "We join in the pain of the victims and weep for this sin - the sin of what happened, t...


Trump ditches media for golf game, offers New Year's wishes

He added, cryptically, that he also knows "things that other people don't know". President Barack Obama ordered sanctions against Russian Federation this we...