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Mormon church severs some of its ties to the Boy Scouts

The church is the biggest sponsor of scouting in the country, but has announced that members between the ages of 14 and 18 will no longer participate, that coul...


Latest US-S.Korea joint drills "unprecedentedly hideous": N.Korea

North Korea alleged a bribe paid to a North Korean citizen was used to train him as a terrorist as well as other "accomplices", The Post reported. Mr Turnbul...


President Moon conducts first phone-call with Chinese President Xi Jin Ping

Xi officially invited Moon to visit Beijing, Yoon added. Moon said at his inauguration Wednesday he is prepared to lead a major worldwide diplomatic effor...


Met's protection unit faces probe after cameraman injured in Corbyn melee

Almost two-thirds (65 per cent) of people aged 18 to 24 said they meant to vote Labour, while 52 per cent of those aged 65 and over said they planned to vote ...


Acting FBI Director McCabe contradicts White House claims about Comey termination

Her comments are contradicted by various press accounts, which describe agents as stunned and "grappling with angst" over the firings - and claims by a retired ...


Embrace investment but be wary of Beijing, WEF told

A delegation from the MSAR will attend the opening ceremony of the Forum on Saturday, as well as leaders' roundtable summits and other additional sessions. Whil...


Macron fields activists for French legislative elections

Also in that first batch was Claire Tassadit Houd. The party asked them to sign up on its website with a resume and letter explaining their motivation to beco...


Hamas, Which The US Considers A Terror Group, Elects A New Leader

Haniyeh succeeds Khaled Mashaal, who had headed the terror group in exile since 2004. "I think Hamas will be more in ( Gaza ) and less out", said Hroub, a pol...


McConnell asks all senators to join all-male health group

But the methods under which Republicans and Democrats seek to achieve those objectives are starkly different, underscoring the hard path forward for any biparti...


Indian woman's husband pleads Pak court to meet her

He said that he has Uzma's WhatsApp messages where she suggested him not to disclose about his first marriage while talking to her brother. Tahir Ali claimed th...


North Korea will seek extradition of anyone involved in alleged Kim assassination

The CIA said Wednesday that the center will "harness the full resources, capabilities and authorities" of the agency to better counter North Korea, which has co...


Israel's Foreign Ministry Slams Turkish "Slander" About Jerusalem

In Istanbul, speaking at a charity event and discussing Palestinian economic development, Erdogan scorned Israel regarding its settlement plans in the West Bank...


Trump and Putin signal closer co-operation on Syria after 'very good' talks

The Kremlin said Mr Trump and Mr Putin agreed to bolster diplomatic efforts to resolve the Syrian civil war, which has left hundreds of thousands dead and mil...


Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker

Senator Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, the deputy chairman of the upper house of parliament, told minutes after the blast that he believed he was the target and he had ...


Corbyn's car drives over BBC cameraman's foot

But the manifesto indicates a further levy on firms "with high numbers of staff on very high pay". Almost two-thirds (65 per cent) of people aged 18 to 24 sai...


Edwards, Broome urge calm after feds forgo charges in Alton Sterling case

Still, Acting U.S Attorney Corey Amundson, who made the announcement on behalf of the feds at a 1 p.m. press briefing at the Russell B. Long Federal Courthouse,...


French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron's start-up party on Thursday announced a list of 428 candidates, a lot of them political unknowns, to fight parliamentary...


'I would not be happy' if North Korea conducts nuclear test

The South Korean military said in a statement that the missile was launched from a base northeast of Pyongyang, and that it only flew "for several minutes" ...


Turkey to extradite top Australian IS recruiter "within months" - PM

The arrest warrant for Prakash, issued by the Australian Federal Police, says he will be charged with foreign incursion offences for fighting with the terror gr...


Despite deconfliction efforts, fighting rages in Syria

Turkey, Russia and Iran signed a memorandum at the end of Syrian peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana yesterday, backing Russia's proposal to create four "d...


Rosenstein role in Comey firing raises more questions than answers

No one from the White House. McCabe did say Comey's firing has not affected the investigation. "Given Rosenstein's legal expertise and 27-year Justice Dep...


North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plotted to kill Kim Jong

But the allegation is likely to escalate already soaring tension between Pyongyang and the Tump administration, which is pushing to revamp US strategy toward No...


Trump's 'Very Friendly' Conversation with Duterte Stuns Allies and Critics alike

The invitation spurred questions about whether the White House should extend a visit to a leader who has been much criticized for alleged human rights abuses, s...


Graham wants panel to look into Trump's business dealings

The announcement came hours after the White House issued an explosive statement saying Mr Trump had sacked James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of In...


Syrian Arab-Turkmen leader decries United States arming of PKK/PYD

It's the first meeting of the officials since the Pentagon announced the U.S. would arm Syrian Kurds in the fight to oust Islamic State militants from the gro...


French election countdown: Macron 'ahead' but Le Pen fights on

Six riot police were injured following clashes with around 150 people armed with sticks, stones and Molotov cocktails. Both Macron and Le Pen are going after ...


Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues

On Wednesday, during a clash between the National Guard and opposition masked protesters in Altamira, a neighborhood in Caracas , an armored tank ran over one ...


Spicer to give first press briefing since Comey firing

A majority of Democrats (67 percent) think his handling of the Russian Federation investigation was the cause of President Trump's decision, whereas a plurality...


Bamboozled White House Staff Furious To Discover Russians 'Lie'

They included Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, CIA director Mike Pompeo and acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe , newly i...


Tillerson meets with Russian foreign minister

Tillerson and Lavrov have met twice, first in Bonn, Germany in February and again in Moscow in April. An agitated Lavrov said, "Was he fired?" He raised his...


Karnan moves SC seeking suspension of 6-month sentence

Karnan reached Chennai late on Tuesday evening, addressed a group of reporters who followed him from Chennai Airport to the State Guest House at Chepauk and van...


French prosecutors investigate hacking of Macron campaign

During his campaign Macron promised to remake a political system that he says is failed and vacuous and with a plan to energise the economy, and reform the Euro...


In Nigeria, Dozens Of Kidnapped Girls Freed In Boko Haram Swap

Alhassan said the government will continue to seek expert advice on the girls' psychological state. The release came nearly seven months after the terrorist g...


I wanted to fire 'showboat' James Comey anyway

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), a member of the committee said she had not been briefed on any requests for additional funding for the investigation, but said, "I...


McCabe Claims Broad Support for Comey Among FBI Employees

The White House and Vice President Mike Pence had said Trump fired Comey on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and No. 2 Justice Department ...