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United Nations to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons ban

According to the NPT, non-nuclear signatories are prohibited from developing nuclear weapons while nuclear-armed countries committed to a process of disarmament. Ulyanov added that "this is largely a political and propaganda move", and no one calc...

French Senator: Le Pen Met Putin to Boost Credibility as Presidential Hopeful

The French politician also pledged to push for the abolition of the blacklist of certain Russian individuals. Moscow has courted far-right parties in Europe in an influence-building campaign as friction between Russian Federation and the West has...

Lawsuit Claims Saudi Arabia Played Part in Attacks

On Friday, a US magistrate judge in Manhattan ordered lawyers for the plaintiffs and for Saudi Arabia to appear in court this Thursday to try to work out a way to coordinate the various cases. Neither the Saudi Arabian embassies in NY or in Washingto...

400000 people still trapped in Mosul's old city, United Nations says

A US-led airstrike has resulted in more than 100 civilians being trapped under the rubble of fallen houses used as places of refuge. "There are air strikes and ISIL is also using civilians homes with civilians in them". Local lawmaker Faris al-Sanj...

Android O first developer preview is out: Here is what is new

With these limits in place, apps would have minimum impact on the device's battery life. Background Limits . Android O introduces more background limits in order to improve battery life and performance. The Google News and Google Weather apps wi...

Tensions brew in North Korea

Asked about the possibility of using military force against the North, Tillerson told a news conference in the South Korean capital, "all of the options are on the table". Tillerson is mid-way through a three-nation swing throgh Northeast Asia, whi...

Hot air and intrigue: did Donald Trump leak his own tax return?

They are eaten by people like Russian oligarch, Dmitry Rybolovlev. Maddow put the media world to a standstill Tuesday evening when she tweeted that she had Trump's tax returns and would be revealing them on her show that night. These are importan...

Indian diplomat reminds Pakistan of its poor human rights record at UNHRC

It began with the Pakistani law minister making a statement on the Kashmir situation speaking at its high-level segment on 1 March, stating that "the Indian claim that the deteriorating human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir is an internal affai...

Syria: Israeli warplanes strike targets in Syria

The only Israeli operations in Syria that are publicly acknowledged and announced by the IDF pertain to aircraft, tank and artillery strikes in response to fire from Syrian territory quite close to Israel's border. Several anti-aircraft missiles were...

Combined Best XI: Manchester City vs. Liverpool

Liverpool's hopes of winning the Premier League title faded during a poor January but three wins in their last four games have boosted their chances of a top-four finish. "We are thinking towards getting better". Striker Divick Origi has a slight kno...

BHU alumnus Manoj Sinha is PM Modi's pick for UP CM?

Yogi, according to those present in the meet, was given a rapturous welcome by his party colleagues. The Prime Minister had already left for Dehradun to witness the swearing of Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. "There is a categorical...

Germany must pay more for defense United States provides

Merkel maintained her composure even when Trump repeated his contention that former President Obama may have tapped his phones in Trump Tower. Trump may have been attempting to somehow make light of either his own claims, or Merkel's history as a...

Raw: Five-Alarm Fire in Downtown Raleigh

In addition to the firefighters, 25 apparatus helped work the fire. Barry's Cafe went to the area of the fire around 12:30 a.m. Friday to feed first responders and they plan to come back later today to feed more and are already prepping food.

Helicopter attack targets Somali refugee vessel off Yemen, killing at least 31

In Geneva, IOM spokesman Joel Millman told reporters that he was unable to confirm news reports indicating that an Apache helicopter gunship was responsible for the attack . He says the helicopter then stopped firing but only after more than 30 So...

Congressman demands to know whether Trump knew Flynn took Russian Federation money

Elijah Cummings , the top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released checks, emails and invoices that showed Flynn was paid nearly $34,000 to attend the event by RT. The payments include previously reported disburs...

Kushner family company in possible Chinese deal

According to details of a proposed agreement viewed by Bloomberg , Anbang appears ready to step in and save the day. It would value the 41-story tower at $2.85 billion, the most ever for a single building in wealthy Manhattan. A spokeswoman for K...

Team Israel suffers first loss in World Baseball Classic

Israel is now 1-1 in the second round of the 16-team quadrennial tournament and 4-1 overall. Gregorius got his final RBI on a sacrifice fly in the eighth. He has been used at DH four times, starting at shortstop in the pool game against Isreal. Dut...

Turkey-Netherlands row shows no sign of ebbing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the decision, saying the ban was reminiscent of Nazism and pledged to retaliate. "I understand they are angry, but this is of course way out of line". The Netherlands, however, canceled the fligh...

Chinese president to meet with Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to host his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping at his Florida Mar-a-Lago resort next month. However, a senior administration official told CNN the plans are tentative. Trump has made recalibrating U.S. ...

BJP scores massive victory in Uttar Pradesh; leaders thank PM Modi

It seems the voters turn on the Congress in places where Rahul spearheads the party's poll campaign. Many in the party feel the leadership is in a flux amid continued uncertainty over his elevation, which means any organizational revamp will have to ...

Akhilesh Yadav submits his resignation to UP Governor Ram Naik

While most Samajwadi Party leaders were having a bad day in the office, there was one man who stood tall. After months of power-struggle on January 1 with help of his uncle Prof Ramgopal Yadav he scripted a bloodless coup, snatching the reigns of the...

Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order halting Trump's initial travel ban order after Washington state and Minnesota sued. The reason for his hesitation is likely the far narrower scope of the order - a change that has wo...

Donald Tusk re-elected as European Council head

Donald Tusk has done a good job. The 27 remaining European Union states are now preparing a joint declaration to mark later this month the 60th anniversary of a founding treaty of the bloc. "I see his re-election as a sign of stability for all...

Trump taps Bush administration lawyer and Cruz friend as Solicitor General

Francisco now serves as the administration's acting solicitor general , the National Law Journal reports. Francisco is but one of many Jones Day partners to make his way into the Trump administration. In June, Francisco successfully defended f...

Turkey, Russia, and U.S. draw chart to oust IS out of Syria

Therefore, the US-led coalition stationed forces in Manbij to send a message to all forces to keep their focus on ISIS. Photos of McGurk's visit to Kobani surfaced on social media and he was seen meeting with former PKK fighters in Syria .

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Helicopter attack targets Somali refugee vessel off Yemen, killing at least 31

In Geneva, IOM spokesman Joel Millman told reporters that he was unable to confirm news reports indicating that an Apache helicopter gunship was responsible for the attack . He ...

Congressman demands to know whether Trump knew Flynn took Russian Federation money

Elijah Cummings , the top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released checks, emails and invoices that showed Flynn was paid nearly $34,000 to att...

Kushner family company in possible Chinese deal

According to details of a proposed agreement viewed by Bloomberg , Anbang appears ready to step in and save the day. It would value the 41-story tower at $2.85 billion, the mos...

Team Israel suffers first loss in World Baseball Classic

Israel is now 1-1 in the second round of the 16-team quadrennial tournament and 4-1 overall. Gregorius got his final RBI on a sacrifice fly in the eighth. He has been used at DH fo...

Turkey-Netherlands row shows no sign of ebbing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the decision, saying the ban was reminiscent of Nazism and pledged to retaliate. "I understand they are angry, but this is of...

Chinese president to meet with Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to host his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping at his Florida Mar-a-Lago resort next month. However, a senior administration officia...

BJP scores massive victory in Uttar Pradesh; leaders thank PM Modi

It seems the voters turn on the Congress in places where Rahul spearheads the party's poll campaign. Many in the party feel the leadership is in a flux amid continued uncertainty o...

Akhilesh Yadav submits his resignation to UP Governor Ram Naik

While most Samajwadi Party leaders were having a bad day in the office, there was one man who stood tall. After months of power-struggle on January 1 with help of his uncle Prof Ra...

Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order halting Trump's initial travel ban order after Washington state and Minnesota sued. The reason for his hesitatio...

Donald Tusk re-elected as European Council head

Donald Tusk has done a good job. The 27 remaining European Union states are now preparing a joint declaration to mark later this month the 60th anniversary of a founding trea...

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Trump taps Bush administration lawyer and Cruz friend as Solicitor General

Trump taps Bush administration lawyer and Cruz friend as Solicitor General

Francisco now serves as the administration's acting solicitor general , the National Law Journal reports. Francisco is but one of many Jones Day partners to make his way in...

Turkey, Russia, and U.S. draw chart to oust IS out of Syria

Therefore, the US-led coalition stationed forces in Manbij to send a message to all forces to keep their focus on ISIS. Photos of McGurk's visit to Kobani surfaced on social media ...

Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has written to Akhilesh Yadav asking why the chief minister has retained rape-accused minister Gayatri Prajapati in his cabinet. Raids have been con...

Poachers Killed A Rhino At A Paris Zoo And Stole Its Horn

Poachers Killed A Rhino At A Paris Zoo And Stole Its Horn

But the poachers appear to have been disturbed as his second - partially sawn - horn was left behind. Poachers broke into a French zoo and murdered a beloved white rhinoceros, ch...

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said today he would speak with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by telephone amid a row over rallies cancelled in Germany ahead of a vote ne...