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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 .

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 conducted at various places, including a factory manufacturing incense st...

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, chainsawing its horn off, according to French investigators. They said: ...

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 next month in Turkey. "They want to stand in the way of a strong Turkey"...

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Hikind said he has spoken with the New York Police Department on scene, but officials with the cemetery said that there was no vandalism, and that perhaps the damage was caused by wind or something else. He'll also host a New York State-Israel Econom...

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

However, government efforts to appease the militants seem to be working, and earlier this week, an official from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said that the country's daily output has risen to 2.1 million barrels of crude .

Trump to host Germany's Merkel at the White House

For her part, Merkel announced that the German contribution to the economic development of Tunisia will be increased by 15.8 million USA dollars. Germany is interested in creating opportunities and chances for Tunisians before deporting failed asyl...

USA steps up attacks on Al-Qaeda in Yemen

Four suspected al Qaeda members were killed in a drone strike on a building in southern Yemen on Thursday, residents and local officials said. The official insisted the raid was worth the risk because AQAP has a history of plotting, inspiring, and ...

Janadhikar Samiti condemns attacks on Kerala RSS cadres

Earlier in the day, Vijayan downplayed K. Chandrawat's threatening remark against him and said the right-wing group has taken heads of several people. "The mindset that encourages violence is wrong and the Sangh strongly condemns this mindset". Yec...

Judge okays release of Florida nightclub shooter's widow from jail

It's the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history. Another attorney for Salman, Charles Swift, questioned the statements that she made to the Federal Bureau of Investigation without a lawyer present, and told ABC News that Salman...

Bridging Cong-BJP Gap in Manipur Polls?

The path ahead looks far from rosy for the Congress due to resignations, the anti-incumbency factor and the warning from an outfit to tribal politicians not to contest on tickets of the Grand Old Party. "The notion that both the Centre and Manipur go...

President Trump's Plans for Border Wall Put Cemex in Tough Spot

There are now 354 miles of pedestrian fencing and 300 miles of vehicle barriers. Some publications have pointed out that a border wall already exists in some places. We're going to build a wall. Ramos also heard an opening for U.S. A total of 2...

UN panel says evacuation of Syria's Aleppo was a war crime

The nature of the weapons used and the absence of a military presence in the majority of cases reviewed terrorized residents of western Aleppo in violation of the global humanitarian law principle of distinction. "The intentional targeting of these m...

Pancakes, sausage for Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday falls the day before Ash Wednesday, which is the first day of Lent. Pancake parties and even a Pancake Day Challenge - which involves eating a stack of 12 pancakes in 12 minutes or less - will also take place in London for Shrove...

Galway church offers modern approach to Ash Wednesday

After school, ashes will also be offered outside the St. Mary's Chapel of the Holy Spirit from 4 to 5 p.m. for those who wish to "drive through". But some religious leaders think Ash Wednesday should remain glitter-free. The other key aspect of the...

Syrian opposition says to meet Russian officials at Geneva talks on Monday

It blamed the attack on government warplanes. We hope that Russian Federation "will not bet on one person", he said , referring to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and that it "will provide real and positive support to the political process so th...

Chiefs part ways with Jamaal Charles

Chiefs are releasing RB Jamaal Charles, per source . Berry's average annual salary of $13 million surpasses the benchmark set by the Arizona Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu, whose deal averages $12.5 million over five years. Two of the best running ba...

Outrage after Beloved Hippo is Battered to Death in El Salvador Zoo

According to 2016 data from the World Bank, El Salvador has the highest homicide rate for any country in almost 20 years, with numerous murders being carried out by gangs. "They kill us like flies, but this tops it all". The zoo's veterinarians foun...

VX nerve agent used in Kim assassination: IGP

Malaysia on Thursday requested Interpol to put an alert out to apprehend four North Korean suspects in the murder. Metro.co.uk has already reported that Aisyah claimed she was part of a Just For Laughs-style sketch, a hidden camera show involving p...

Voters call on Obama to run for president… of France

NBC Reports that posters calling for Obama 2017 have been plastered around Paris and the petition has received about 27,000 signatures so far. Paris has been canvassed with "Obama17" signs, which urge people to visit a website to sign a peti...

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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...

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

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

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

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...

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Hikind said he has spoken with the New York Police Department on scene, but officials with the cemetery said that there was no vandalism, and that perhaps the damage was caused by ...

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Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

However, government efforts to appease the militants seem to be working, and earlier this week, an official from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said that the country...

Trump to host Germany's Merkel at the White House

For her part, Merkel announced that the German contribution to the economic development of Tunisia will be increased by 15.8 million USA dollars. Germany is interested in creati...

USA steps up attacks on Al-Qaeda in Yemen

Four suspected al Qaeda members were killed in a drone strike on a building in southern Yemen on Thursday, residents and local officials said. The official insisted the raid was ...

Janadhikar Samiti condemns attacks on Kerala RSS cadres

Janadhikar Samiti condemns attacks on Kerala RSS cadres

Earlier in the day, Vijayan downplayed K. Chandrawat's threatening remark against him and said the right-wing group has taken heads of several people. "The mindset that encourages ...

Bridging Cong-BJP Gap in Manipur Polls?

Bridging Cong-BJP Gap in Manipur Polls?

The path ahead looks far from rosy for the Congress due to resignations, the anti-incumbency factor and the warning from an outfit to tribal politicians not to contest on tickets o...