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Israel Demolishes 9 More Palestinian Structures in West Bank

In a briefing to the Security Council on Monday, U.N. Mideast envoy Nicolay Mladenov said that settlement expansion by the Israelis is among the biggest obstacles to peace with the Palestinians. "He has often spoken about his bias towards "Israel's r...

Indian couple faked Everest climb: Nepal

Nepal mountaineering authorities have determined that an Indian couple faked a Mount Everest ascent earlier this year by altering photographs to show they were on the summit. A pair of Indian mountain climbers had one of the worst plans possible to c...

Turkish shelling kills 20 civilians in northern Syria

Turkish shelling and air strikes killed at least 35 civilians in Syria today, the fifth day of an incursion against Islamic State group jihadists and Kurdish militia, a monitor said. Fighting has since intensified south of the town, where clashes e...

Tense impeachment trial opens against Brazil president

Rousseff is accused of illegally doctoring accounts ahead of her re-election in 2014 to hide a budget shortfall and to keep funding popular social programs, reports the CNN. A study carried out by Globo has claimed that 52 are now planning to vote ...

Leipzig signs highly-rated Scotland midfielder Oliver Burke

Kicker magazine reported that Bayern Munich , Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur were interested but Burke was joining Leipzig for a fee of around 12 million euros ($13.4 million). Burke, who usually plays on the right of midfield but can operate on eith...

Bild Poll: Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term

Should more people arrive, it would put us under pressure, then we would go into so-called crisis mode. A series of attacks in Germany on civilians last month, including two claimed by terror group the Islamic State (Isis ), have led to calls from...

Hurricane Gaston Back Again And Stronger; Another Tropical Storm Possible Too

Our American friends are sending us an unwelcome gift next week, in the shape of Hurricane Gaston, which is set to hit Britain after travelling across the Atlantic from the United States - bringing Bristol strong winds and rain. A turn toward the wes...

Lavrov calls on United States to fulfill promises on Syria

The inquiry was unable to reach a conclusion in six cases, though it said that three of those cases warranted further investigation. One U.S. diplomat, according to the Foreign Policy report, said the samples of undeclared chemical warfare agents...

North Korea claims it's now able to nuke the US mainland

FILE - A passenger walks past a TV screen broadcasting a news report on North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile fired from North Korea's east coast port of Sinpo, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. The "Netflix-style" Man...

Cop responding to domestic disturbance shot dead in Tennessee

The deputy returned fire before taking Stalons into custody, Crisp said. "The father did not want to place charges against his son, and we had no reason without any sign of physical injury to take him into custody", he said. Knoxville police escort...

Mike Pence: Paul Manafort 'didn't want to be a distraction'

Abraham Lincoln was the first Republican president of the United States. "We need to think about that very carefully", Pence said. "I think this is really aimed at moderate suburban Republicans who want to vote for a Republican but can't quite pu...

Overnight subway service in London to serve 50000 a weekend

The Night Tube service allows passengers to travel 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays on the Central and Victoria lines. Chief Constable Paul Crowther of the British Transport Police says "someone who's had a lot to drink at eleven o'clock is no dif...

Turkey: Assad can be part of transition in Syria

Turkey wants the United States to speed up procedures for extraditing USA -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom it accuses of orchestrating last month's violent coup attempt, the country's prime minister said Saturday. Asked if Moscow could sh...

Turkey to repeat Gulen extradition demand during US VP visit

The US Vice President Joe Biden has voiced support for Turkey during the highest-level visit by a Western diplomat since the failed coup in mid-July. "And so let's move on", said Biden, who is due to meet Erdogan later in the day. "It's totally und...

South African finance minister says will not meet police, assets extend slump

Minister Gordhan say the allegations and assertions of law made against him, by the Hawks, are wholly unfounded. But he added the rand weakness may be short lived. Days before he was to present his 2016 budget, he was sent a list of 27 questions ab...

Colombian Government and FARC-EP Verify Progress in Peace Process

Several government negotiators told local news media on Wednesday that all major obstacles to a deal have been cleared up in around-the-clock sessions taking place in Cuba. Deals have also been struck on agricultural development, joint action against...

North Korea Just Launched The Worst Netflix Clone Ever

However, the North Korean government has claimed users will be able to search for and replay certain documenaries or films on-demand. North Korea has invented a set-top box for streaming content which will give citizens access to on-demand video ...

Trump Rips Clinton Foundation: "Shut It Down Immediately!"

Hillary Clinton was USA secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. He said the official name would be changed from the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation to the Clinton Foundation . He added that additional measures would also be installed t...

Bill Clinton: Foundation will continue work, change plans

Shortly after Clinton stepped down as its secretary in 2013, the State Department expressed interest in, but didn't follow through with, buying real estate from a Nigerian company run by a man whose brother donated at least $1 million to the Clinton...

Russian Federation warned by US: We will defend ourselves against Syria attacks

The top USA commander for the fight against the Islamic State group says he's skeptical of any additional military cooperation with Russian Federation in Syria, and believes he can get the mission done without it. As many as 300 USA troops are statio...

South Korea, US start military drills

The North also won three silver and two bronze medals. Over the years, Pyongyang has constantly dubbed the joint military exercises as a rehearsal for an actual attack on the country. Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. He then grabbe...

PV Sindhu far from complete transformation: Pullela Gopichand

Hanumanth Rao, Andhra Pradesh Ministers Devineni Uma, Chinarajappa were among those who welcomed Sindhu. Gopichand is optimistic about one of his wards bringing the gold medal for the country in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, though he admits it will be ...

Trump denies changing his mind on immigration policy

Polls now mostly show Trump lagging Clinton by 5 percentage points or more nationally, but Priebus predicted they will tighten up and Trump will be "ahead as we move through September". "What he supports is to make sure that we enforce the law, tha...

Mongolian wrestling coaches strip off clothing in protest of call

This prompted fury in Ganzorig's camp, with one of his coaches reacting to the ruling by taking off both his jacket and shirt as well as his shoes, which he duly bounced off the mat before screaming in frustration. Security was subsequently brought i...

A-level results 2016: Writhlington Sixth Form students celebrate A-Level success

Churchill's A-level pupils collected their exam results. The waiting is over for students at Hove Park Sixth Form who received their A-level results this morning (August 18). Mr Stack said: "We are delighted for our Year 13 students". Students an...

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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...

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 ...

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...

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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...

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...

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

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 ...

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...