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USA could distribute equipment to Syrian Kurds 'very quickly' - spokesman

The SDF accepted the IS surrender in order "to protect innocent civilians" and to preserve the Tabqa Dam infrastructure, which hundreds of thousands of Syrians ...


Kerala: Retaliatory political killings continue, RSS worker hacked to death

Biju is the 12th accused in Payyanur Dhanraj murder case. The deceased has been identified as Biju who is the Kakkampara Mandal Karyavahak of RSS. The distric...


North Korea demands handover of suspects in assassination plot

But Moon also has to navigate a complex web of regional issues. Beijing - the North's biggest trade partner and diplomatic protector - is infuriated over the ...


EVM tampering, electoral reforms: EC to meet with political parties today

The only EVM-related agenda for tomorrow's meeting, announced by the EC, is that "parties may give their views" on reviewing the rules of counting VVPAT slips. ...


Sturgeon: Tories plan to "sacrifice" of Scottish economy to win Ukip vote

The SNP remains the largest party in local government with 431 councillors voted in, up slightly from its total of 425 in 2012. The SNP's success in ending La...


Spicer: Flynn deserved 'due process' in face of 'political opponent' Yates' warnings

During a hearing on Capitol Hill on Monday, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates also revealed that Flynn was vulnerable to foreign blackmail and that s...


Rod Rosenstein Threatened To Quit Over Comey Axe

He advised the Trump presidential transition team on national security issues but was asked to leave at about the same time New Jersey Governor Chris Christie...


Hamas elects Haniyeh as new political chief

Barghouti is a popular figure in Palestinian society and is seen as a possible successor to Abbas. Hamas is under increasing pressure in Gaza as it struggle...


Trump, Moon to Meet 'as Soon as Possible'

During their conversation, both agreed to pursue the goal of denuclearization of Korean peninsula. The issue has clouded efforts to rein in North Korea's nucl...


#Brexit: EU-27 finalize stance on negotiations

The guidelines point out there can be no discussions on a future relationship before some key issues like how much Britain owes the bloc are sufficiently agree...


Blast in Balochistan, at least 10 killed

However, government spokesman Anwarul Haq Kakar said the explosion was caused by a roadside bomb, which he said wounded some members of Haideri's Jamiat Ulema-e...


Trump's team 'was warned Russians could blackmail' Michael Flynn

Making her first public statements about the issue, Yates said she feared Moscow could try to blackmail Flynn because it also knew he had not been truthful abou...


Backed force seizes key Syria city, dam from IS

The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces "as necessary" to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Ra...


Trump comments on meetings with foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia: #LetsMakePeace

Veteran diplomats questioned why Trump agreed to host the diplomats - a rare honor for non-heads of state, much less for those at the center of major U.S. Nobod...


Xi nudges Moon to think twice on THAAD

During their conversation, both agreed to pursue the goal of denuclearization of Korean peninsula. South Korea's new president launched worldwide efforts to d...


Georgia to face Australia, Wales at 2019 Rugby World Cup

South Africa's slump to seventh in the world means the 1995 and 2007 champions face the All Blacks for the first time in the pool stage of a World Cup. "We hav...


Russian Fighter Jet Comes Within 20 Feet of US Navy Plane

But, Russian ministry confirmed that it was a Su-30 fighter. U.S. Navy aircraft and ships routinely interact with Russian ships and aircraft in global seas an...


South Korea to send special envoys on THAAD, DPRK to China

Beijing opposes the system, arguing that its radar systems allow the USA and South Korea to spy on nearby Chinese military, and has imposed unofficial sanctions...


May and Corbyn to trade blows as General Election campaign turns nasty

There has been heightened media interest around the leak and as Mr Corbyn's auto pulled into a driveway it was mobbed by journalists, leading to BBC cameraman, ...


Nicola Sturgeon: SNP backlash claims ludicrous

ICM said the centrist Liberal Democrat Party was on 9 percent, up one point from last week, while the anti-European Union UK Independence Party fell two points ...


Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises questions

Trump tweeted the images after the White House had been left fuming when the Russian Embassy published photos of Trump's closed-door meeting with Lavrov, as wel...


Get ready for great, great battles to come, Donald Trump tells America

On Friday, Trump addressed the nation with the declaration that his first 100 days had been the most successful in history. He continues to maintain the media...


Putin aide says Moscow unconcerned about Comey

The meeting comes amid growing concerns about Trump's decision to fire the head of the law enforcement agency investigating Russian interference in the USA elec...


Fraternity members charged in death of Penn State student

During a press conference, Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said there are "no winners here" and called it "heartbreaking all around". the...


North Korea Says It Will Seek Extradition Of Plot Culprits

The CIA and the White House declined to comment on the statements. "North Korea routinely imposes unduly harsh sentences for actions that would not be conside...


Trump, Putin to meet in July, Russians announce

Sergei Lavrov, Russia's Foreign Minister announced this after his meeting with Trump in Washington Wednesday. There's more than a small possibility that the...


Pope Francis set to pray with Egypt's Christians

Pope Francis has urged Egypt's embattled Christian minority to show extremism only in forgiving those who wrong them and to avoid the temptation of acting like ...


White House Questions Whether Yates' Warnings on Flynn Driven by Politics

US President Donald Trump "welcomes" investigation into his business dealings in Russian Federation, says White House press secretary Sean Spicer, asserting t...


Scotland Yard car runs over BBC cameraman's foot

He continued: "The policies will ensure that we have a government in Britain on June 8 that will work for t h e many, not the few, and give everyone in our soci...


At White House meeting, Trump seeks closer ties with Russia

Russian officials had described the individual as Lavrov's official photographer without disclosing that he also worked for TASS. "This is probably the most e...


Labor to oppose Medicare levy for lower- and middle-income earners

Federal Opposition leader Bill Shorten has labelled the Turnbull government's 2017 Budget plan as an attempt to "bury its past and re-write its history" in hi...


Trump and Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says

Trump welcomed Vladimir Putin's top diplomat to the White House in his highest level face-to-face contact with a Russian government official since he took offic...


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...