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United Nations appoints Portugal's Guterres as next UN chief

The 15-nation UN Security Council had last week voted for Guterres by acclamation and forwarded his name to the General Assembly. Guterres will take over as United Nations chief on January 1 when Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's second five-year t...

India tells Russia: Military drills with 'terror-sponsor' Pakistan will create problems

PM Modi is also likely to discuss India's bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). There is no mistaking the fact that the Chinese are hard bargainers. Geethanjali Nataraj, now at the Brookings Institute India, agreed the summit needed to focus...

ICC prosecutor warns Philippines over drug war killings

The joint patrols began in April under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement signed by the Philippines and the United States two years ago. "I do not want it anymore", Mr Duterte said in a speech to mark the 115th anniversary of the Philippine c...

Spanish diplomat found dead in Pakistan

A 38 bore pistol was found beside his body, police said. Mr. Jenner was serving in Islamabad for 34-years. The body of Giner has been transferred to the Poly Clinic from PIMS hospital Islamabad for the postmortem. Police stated that the decea...

Media reports: Chemnitz terror suspect Jaber Albakr found hanged dead in cell

Inside the apartment police found highly volatile explosives and a homemade bomb vest. German police found explosive materials on Saturday morning after raiding a residential area in the German city of Chemnitz which was believed to be the suspect'...

Russian, Egyptian troops to hold exercises at El-Alamein

Former Kuwaiti Information Minister Saad Al-Ajmi criticised Egypt's vote in favour of a Russian draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Saturday calling on Gulf countries to take action against Cairo at an worldwide level.

Turkey's Erdogan tells Iraqi leader to 'know his place'

The lingering gridlock in Baghdad has raised concerns that even if USA -backed Iraqi forces drive IS from Mosul - the country's second-largest city - the government will be unable to ensure lasting peace and security. "The army of the Turkish republi...

OPEC points to larger 2017 oil surplus despite deal to cut

Crude at $60 a barrel would probably trigger a strong increase in North American oil output, the head of the International Energy Agency said, amid signs that OPEC members and Russian Federation may be edging toward an agreement to limit production.

Russia accuses US of siding with 'terrorists' in Syria

After Kerry phoned the Russian foreign minister to tell him that the USA would suspend talks with Russia over Syria unless they stopped the attacks there, Graham and McCain slapped Kerry with a biting statement mocking Kerry's "real power move in...

Father: Suspect in Officers' Slaying Wanted to Shoot Police

Jose Gilbert Vega and Lesley Zerebny were rushed to a nearby hospital, where they died from injuries sustained. USAToday.com reported that Police Chief Reyes said at a recent press conference, "Today Palm Springs lost two courageous officers".

Russia talks on verge of ending as Aleppo faces catastrophe

Kerry said such discussions make no sense at a time when Russian and Syrian warplanes are bombing rebel-held areas of Syria's largest city. The United States warned Thursday that it is on the brink of ending talks with Russian Federation over the...

Watch Donald Trump's apology for comments made in 2005 video

She says in a statement that she previously tolerated Trump's "antics" because she wanted to support the party and its nominee. He also said he would "grab them by the p_y", referring to women he was attracted to. "I moved on her and I failed". The...

2016 campaign can't shake Bill Clinton's scandals

The RNC mailer is meant to "turnout voters" in 12 states that are vital to Donald Trump's chances on November 8. "You have more of a say and your vote does count more in local elections". "I probably would have chosen different words", John Podesta, ...

At least 9 people shot at Grand Rapids party, police say

Several Grand Rapids police officers were gathered at the scene to process it for evidence. Police told WOOD-TV that they were responding to a complaint about the party when they received reports of gunshots being fired. No arrests have been made a...

Bill Clinton stumps for his wife in Boardman

You could hear it when she walked on stage. The audience was quick to pick up on the meaning behind the tap, erupting into applause as Obama finished her praise of Clinton. "I've watched her, when she gets knocked down, she doesn't complain, she do...

Police say 5 people killed by wrong-way driver in Vermont

According to the school district, the fifth victim was a teen who attended another school. Officers with neighboring departments tailed the cruiser, causing Bourgoin to turn around, again heading north in the southbound lane toward the original cra...

After Peres funeral, Netanyahu meets with slate of world leaders

The state funeral for Peres is one of the largest in Israel since the 1995 burial of Rabin, the prime minister who was assassinated by a Jewish extremist who opposed the efforts of Rabin and Peres to make peace with the Palestinians. In turn, Peres b...

No signal problems before New Jersey crash

The Thursday morning rush hour crash left a 34-year-old woman on the platform dead and toppled support columns in the early 20th century building, a major transit point for New York City-bound commuters. Months before Thursday's deadly commuter tra...

Labour whips could resign from Corbyn's shadow cabinet

Labour MPs accused Jeremy Corbyn of going to war with them after he launched a reshuffle days after promising to unite the party. Shami Chakrabarti , the former Liberty director who carried out a controversial investigation into anti-Semitism in t...

Pak., India NSAs agree to reduce tension: Aziz

He said that India wants to divert the world's attention from Kashmir by escalating tensions. The camp is the local headquarters of a counterinsurgency military unit. India accuses Pakistan of arming and training insurgents fighting for Kashmir's ind...

Turkish media: blast reported near Istanbul police station

Television pictures showed several cars wrecked and broken glass littering the ground after the blast. A witness located in a private school next to the explosion site told Daily Sabah that the blast was massive, and gunshots were heard after the e...

Fire Department Station 2 will hold open house Wednesday

Residents are encouraged to stop by for a quick tour of the station, sign up to receive free smoke detectors, or even register for a CPR class. For more information about Fire Prevention Week events going on around the county, see the full story ...

Wenger open to managing England 'one day'

Former Arsenal player, Robert Pires, claimed that his compatriot will quit if he wins the Premier League. Rachel Yankey wants to see the "ruthlessness" of Arsenal and believes the 1-0 win over Burnley has ignited change for the Premier League ...

Giuliani says Trump is better for the US 'than a woman'

The report said Trump could have used a $916 million loss to avoid paying taxes on income totaling the same amount. "I think his point with regard to the sex scandal isn't what Bill Clinton did, it's more what Hillary Clinton did, and whether s...

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to quake-stricken Italian town

Most of the fatalities were from Amatrice . "Go forward, there is always a future , there are many loved ones who have left us". His first visit was to the newly constructed "Capranica" school, where the Pope met with elementary and middle-scho...

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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...