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Syria chemical attack: Inspectors find 'incontrovertible' evidence of sarin gas

Israeli defense officials say Syrian President Bashar Assad still has up to three tons of chemical weapons. UK-based chemical weapons expert Dan Kaszeta told ...


Trump urges more UN sanctions for N.Korea

The cost of protection against South Korean sovereign debt defaults fell on Monday, reversing a recent expansion in spreads, as traders took a wait-and-see appr...


Asia Minute: Government Begins Hire Australian Program

According to government statistics, 95,758 people were living in Australia under 457 Visa programme previous year, with the highest proportion coming from India...


Sadhvi Pragya gets bail in Malegaon blast case

An earlier attempt of Sadhvi Pragya to get bail was rejected by special judge S.D. Tekale on June 28 2016. However, Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Purohit, who is ...


French presidential election nears days after deadly terror attack

When speaking to the Associated Press , President Trump considered Marine Le Penn to be one of the strongest candidates in the race. Alternatively, if neithe...


US defense secretary says Syria dispersed warplanes, retains chemical weapons

Mattis added that Syria had "dispersed their aircraft in recent days". Mattis wouldn't say how many chemical weapons he thinks Syria still has, but he did war...


Iran foreign minister says U.S. must meet own obligations for nuclear deal

At a ceremony in the Oval Office surrounded by steel executives, Mr Trump said it was a "historic day for American steel", saying his administration would "figh...


U.S. submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

He is the third USA citizen to be detained by the isolated regime in recent times. North Korea has warned of a nuclear attack at any sign of American aggression...


UChicago hosts event with President Obama and young leaders

Bush's presidency. He did not once mention Trump's name. Obama said onstage. "The single most important thing I can do is to help in any way I can prepare the n...


Turkey Demands End Of EU Interference In Referendum Outcome

Earlier on Wednesday the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) threatened to boycott the parliament in protest against what it described as "illegitim...


Japanese ships join US carrier for drills as it nears Korean waters

Ahn Chan-il, a North Korean observer and the chief of World North Korea Research Centre in Seoul , said Pyongyang could use the detainee in negotiations with...


U.S. blasts ´unconscionable´ Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Former US president Barack Obama had planned to remove most US troops from Afghanistan before leaving office, but pulled back from that past year because of Ta...


Cancer was Most Likely Cause of Erin Moran's Death

Moran's death was conducted by the Harrison County Sheriff's Department and the Harrison County Coroner's office", the full statement said. The statement g...


North Korea's capital quiet for army anniversary

The embassy represents USA interests in North Korea, since Washington and Pyongyang do not have direct diplomatic relations. When asked to comment on whether ...


US military buildup off Koreas gathers pace

Security Council ambassadors, including China and Russian Federation, at the White House. Haley said the USA wasn't looking for a fight and wouldn't attack No...


Schumer, Trump find an unlikely common foe: Canada

He says the USA now enjoys a $400-million dairy surplus with Canada. Trump's comments were the second time this week he has attacked Canada's dairy industr...


Adams to commemorate Anzac Day in Gallipoli

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has confirmed she will attend the dawn service in Gallipoli amid heighten security threats. Prime Minister Malcolm Tu...


Younis becomes 1st Pakistan batsman to score 10000 runs

Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has been pondering retirement for some time and called it quits shortly before Younis announced the same intent but Pakistan will be fam...


The man who could be France's next president married his school teacher

Both Mr Macron and Ms Le Pen campaigned as rebels who transcended the left-right divide. "Anyone who has the right to vote, in Israel or in France, needs to sup...


Banking investors splurge in relief at French vote

Voters rejected the two mainstream parties that have alternated power for decades, in favour of Le Pen and the untested Macron, who has never held elected offic...


US Defence Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

Assad, backed by his ally Russian Federation, has strongly denied the allegation that his forces used chemical weapons against the rebel-held town of Khan Sheik...


UK's Labour vows to take on "cosy cartel" that protects wealthy

Since becoming prime minister in July 2016, May had stressed she would not dissolve Parliament for a snap election. The same analysis projects a 76 per cent c...


Rebels kill 24 police officers in central India

There is no reason that the organisaton should remain headless'. "There has been no word on the appointment of the new Director-General", the Central Reserve ...


South Korea charges ousted leader Park and Lotte chief with bribery

The court is expected to assign her case to a three-judge panel soon. Prosecutors on Monday also charged Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin without detainin...


Gorse fire turns valley in Cork into 'black landscape'

It said there had been a string of fires and "losses in forestry" in recent weeks owing to high pressure and favourable weather conditions. Update 1pm: An o...


Chinese president urges restraint on N. Korea in call with Trump

In the event of an attack, it said, "The world will witness how Washington's rash nuclear aircraft carriers are turned into a huge pile of steel and buried at...


British parliament backs PM Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election

Mr Corbyn this morning told an audience of activists in central London: "It is the rigged economy the Tories are protecting that Labour is committed to challe...


Police Crack Down on Distracted Driving in IL

Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and AAA kicked off the inaugural Distracted Driving Awareness Week. A recent AAA Foundation study found most motori...


Euro surges, yen dives as French election fears abate

The move appears to be a way for Le Pen to embrace a wide range of potential voters ahead of the vote pitting her against Emmanuel Macron, the independent cen...


O'Reilly Ousted at Fox News

O'Reilly shot into the headlines earlier this month when the New York Times reported that he and Fox had paid five women a total of $13 million in cases spa...


Ambassador Nikki Haley on American detained in North Korea

Earlier this month, President Trump warned North Korea that the USA was "sending an armada" to North East Asia. The state department, meanwhile, said it was c...


Alternative for Germany party refuses to shun extreme right

AfD co-founder Alexander Gauland , 76, and 38-year-old economist Alice Weidel will jointly head the campaign after being elected at their weekend party conve...


Russia, Syria and the Fears of the West

Russian Federation will insist, including in the UN Security Council, that the OPCW experts should be sent to the site of an alleged chemical attack in the Syri...


US Defense Secretary visits Afghanistan following deadly attack

At a press conference in Afghanistan on Monday, Mattis said the attack on the soldiers "just as they were coming out of a mosque, you know, coming out of a hous...


China's leader urges restraint on North Korea in call with Trump

Speaking during a rare gathering of Council ambassadors at the White House, Trump called North Korea "a big problem" that is "a real threat to the world". and t...