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Iraq paramilitary troops take strategic town west of Mosul

The U.N. children's agency warns that the children in Mosul are bearing the brunt of the intensified fight between USA -backed government forces and the Is...


Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify next week in Russian Federation probe

Cohen said Tuesday that he had declined to participate in both the House and Senate intelligence committee investigations. But committee aides confirmed that ...


Dubai stock index drops 0.6 pct in opening minutes after Qatar rift

In a Riyadh speech to Muslim leaders from around the world, Trump urged them to "drive out" extremists and "terrorists", as Sunni jihadists carry out attacks in...


Japan starts evacuation drill amid fears of North Korea attack

The discussion saw member countries of the bloc talking about their respective domestic challenges and suggesting measures to strengthen cooperation with the Un...


Gov. Rauner responds to state lawmakers failing to pass state budget

And the House didn't vote on the Senate's plan. Passed by the state Senate Wednesday night after having approved by the House earlier, it would allow a change...


Bernie Sanders 'impressed' by UK candidate Jeremy Corbyn

Sanders has praised Jeremy Corbyn , the leader of the U.K. Labour Party, for his election campaign. The Tories lead with the six main pollsters but the m...


California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies

California, New York and Washington together account for about 10 percent of the country's greenhouse gas emissions, Brown's office said. "Trump is AWOL but...


The one place you can meet Prince Harry

The British royal shared a fast-breaking feast with tens of youths at a community centre in Singapore . Britain's Prince Harry eats an evening meal to brea...


Japan holds evacuation drills as N Korea missile fears grow

It was a compliment meant for Mr Mattis, but not his boss. AP photo U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Japan's Defense Minister Tomomi Inada shake hands ...


China vows to uphold Paris climate deal

When the Bill Clinton/Al Gore White House (yes, that Al Gore) first contemplated ratifying Kyoto, the U.S. Senate voted 95 to 0 - all Democrats, all Republica...


WBJEE Result 2017 expected to be declared today; check wbjeeb

It is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board for admission to many medical and engineering institutions in the state. The WbJEE exams ...


State Department won't say if Tillerson attended Trump climate speech

Their April 2016study found that global warming would slow by between 0.6°Cand 1.1°Cby 2100 as a result of the accord. China has overtaken the U.S.in transi...


I represent people of Pittsburgh, not Paris: Donald Trump

The White House hit back on Saturday at criticism of Donald Trump's decision to scrap a major global climate deal, accusing Europe of trying to "shackle" th...


Gambling debt was motive behind Philippines casino attack, not terrorism, police say

Carlos' parents, Fernando and Teodora, were with Albayalde during the briefing. "We ask for forgiveness ". The gunman fled to an adjoining hotel, where polic...


Arab nations sever ties with Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

The four Arab nations announced they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar , accusing the country of supporting terrorism and destabilising the regi...


Oil starts gushing through controversial Dakota Access Pipeline

Combined with the Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline, the Dakota Access Pipeline is expected to transport 520,000 barrels per day. "This is up from 470,000 b/...


US official downplays effect of Gulf rift on extremist fight

The ministry added that the decision taken by the four Gulf nations would not affect the normal lives of its citizens and residents. In what appears to be a...


Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Qatar is an active member of the GCC and adheres to its charter, respects the sovereignty of other countries, does not interfere in its internal affairs, and ca...


Eight candidates to run for Kenya's presidential seat

At least eight other candidates are vying for the presidency. Candidates who have been nominated for the highest seat in office are first vetted by Kenya's El...


Trump Aides Defend His Decision to Exit Paris Climate Accord

Heurtel is trying to remain positive despite the American decision to leave the accord, noting he'd prefer the US leave the accord rather than staying in it and...


Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Friday that "the president will make that decision", raising the prospect that the White House may try to invoke ex...


Putin denies having compromising info on Trump

Putin also said that those who uploaded the documents to WikiLeaks chose to do so when it was convenient for them after taking into consideration political d...


Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's encounter: Curfew in valley, all under control

He had visited the residences of the slain Hizbul Mujahideen militants on Saturday. They said that authorities had imposed curfew like restrictions in the a...


Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? The White House's Lips Are Sealed

Furthermore, the United States did not need to exit the Paris climate change agreement, its provisions are not binding, Russian President Vladimir Putin said...


Bucking Trump, these cities, states and companies commit to Paris Accord

The Paris Agreement , which went into effect November 4, 2016, and now has 147 signatories, would have big impacts on global temperatures, climate scientists ...


U.S. hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

In the premiere of Megyn Kelly's new show, Russian President Vladimir Putin had a highly-contentious exchange with the NBC host over her questions regardi...


4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

This comes after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain broke off their diplomatic ties and all land sea and air contacts with fellow Gulf...


Germany seeks Turkish assurances on visiting troops

FM Sigmar Gabriel said if Turkey will not allow the lawmakers to visit the soldiers, Germany will have no alternative than to deploy its troops at other place...


This man's moustache won the BBC Question Time debate

Unsurprisingly, the only age group where the Tory party have been the most popular is with those over the age of 65. A new survey has found 49.7% of respond...


Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea

After meeting with President Xi Jinping in April, Trump, who once accused China of "raping" the U.S., praised its leader as a "good man", saying it would be ina...


USA states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

The Paris Agreement was adopted by 196 parties in 2015 and it went into effect in November 2016. A study mentioned by Trump estimated that if the United State...


Corbyn cuts Tories' poll lead again

All the more, May's confident campaign struggled when Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn accused the prime minister of shying away from confrontation, after she ...


Bloomberg pledges $15 million for Paris climate agreement

Tillerson had reportedly been among the advisors encouraging Trump to remain in the deal, arguing that staying in was good for U.S. business while leaving wou...


Saudi, Bahrain cut ties with Qatar

The three countries said they will suspend air and sea travel to and from Qatar. Saudi news agency SPA said Riyadh cut diplomatic ties and closed borders ...


Etihad Airways to suspend flights to and from Qatar from Tuesday

Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain announced the suspension of transport ties with Qatar , and gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave th...


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