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Millions vote in Delhi civic polls amid EVM glitches

Residents reported "low" voting in many areas but in many others there were long queues of men and women keen to pick three wings of a municipal corporation t...


Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

Failure to approve a government funding bill could throw new doubts over Republicans' ability to fashion a budget blueprint for the fiscal year that starts on O...


French police, protesters clash in anti-Le Pan rally in Marseille

Facing an immigrant crisis much more severe than our own, the French people will vote in the preliminary presidential election on April 23. Le Pen is the "s...


Venezuelans march in memory of those killed during protests

Riot police and pro-government vigilantes fought running battles with protesters demanding the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro on the capital's east, west an...


House's medical marijuana bill passes final committee

Chad Barefoot, R-Franklin, Wake, told committee members Monday. Monday evening, the North Carolina Senate Education committee approved a compromise to a bil...


Spain arrests 9 suspects, probes ties to Brussels attacks

Catalan authorities arrested eight people and raided 12 properties in Barcelona on Tuesday as part of an anti-terrorist operation, Spanish daily El País rep...


United to Refund All Passengers Who Watched Asian Doctor Get Assaulted

When airline employees named four customers who had to leave the plane three of them did so. Dao then reaffirmed he would not get up from his seat. The flig...


Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan

The explosion also killed a 5-year-old while a fourth militant was killed trying to flee the scene. The grisly violence sparked angry protests by local resident...


World's heaviest woman Eman Ahmed's sister denies recovery; doctor disagrees

Eman Ahmed, 36, arrived from Egypt in February, weighing almost 500 kg, to the Saifee hospital in Mumbai run by renowned bariatric surgeon Muffazal Lakdawala....


Trump calls for new United Nations sanctions against North Korea

The Vinson is also expected to be in the area sometime this week. The Trump administration has warned that all options, including a military strike, are on th...


Arsenal did it for Wenger, says Ramsey

His former employers are on course to be crowned champions of England once more this time around and are expected to have the double in their sights at Wembley ...


Trump calls French presidential elections 'very interesting'

Anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins said there was not enough evidence at the time to prove 39-year-old Frenchman Karim Cheurfi was a threat, though he di...


Will a new foreign property buyer's tax cool Toronto's housing market?

The changes are not about addressing her poor approval numbers, she insisted, adding, "my objective is to make sure what we do helps people". "With the tax, we ...


Parade Of Missiles Through Pyongyang North Korea

The United States has sent an aircraft carrier to the waters off the Korean peninsula and is conducting its largest-ever joint military exercises with South Kor...


Rajnath Singh on Sukma ambush: 'Govt will revise strategy to fight Maoists'

In a statement, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said the families of M Padmanabhan (Tiruvarur), N Senthil Kumar (Needamangalam) N Thirumurugan (Salem) and...


North Korea stages massive weapons drill to mark special occasion

North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a USA submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force ami...


France votes in presidential election

Sunday's voting will be followed by a runoff on May 7 between the top two candidates. Arrayed on the other side are Le Pen, who advocates leaving the European...


French Presidential Candidates Take Positions on Paris Attack

Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said security forces, including elite units, were fully mobilised ahead of Sunday's presidential elections. Far-right leader ...


U.S. sub arrives in South Korea amid nuclear test fears

North Korea's drills coincided with military exercises held by United States and South Korean navies in the Yellow Sea, off the western coast of the Korean Peni...


Trump Calls First 100 Days Measure A 'Ridiculous Standard'

President Donald Trump walks past a Uniformed Secret Service Police on the North Portico upon arrival at the White House in Washington , Saturday, April 22, 20...


No Labour deal with SNP after election, vows Jeremy Corbyn

However, Starmer insisted that Labour had to accept that the European Union referendum result had been primarily caused by voter discontent over immigration and...


TTV Dhinakaran admits to knowing Sukesh, Jayalalithaa lawyer also being probed

Being grilled for nearly seven hours on the third day, Dinakaran accepted meeting Sukesh, who has been arrested for allegedly trying to sell off the "two leave"...


China Bans Muslim Baby Names in Xinjiang Region

The hukou is a government household registration system stipulating that only locally-registered residents can receive local public welfare, healthcare and ed...


UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

The acute humanitarian crisis in Yemen is developing against the backdrop of a brutal ongoing conflict between the government and the Houthi movement backed by ...


French presidential candidates to stage TV debate May 3

Despite making it into the second round, Ms Le Pen could be beaten at the finish line as Francois Fillon threw his weight behind Mr Macron after admitting defea...


May seeks to snatch Labour votes with energy-price cap

Some commentators see a dominant Conservative Party crushing left-leaning Labour - an all but "coronation" of Mrs May, who became Prime Minister shortly after...


Trump approval low as he approaches first 100 days

When asked, "Do you ( regret supporting Trump ), or do you (think that supporting Trump was the right thing to do) in that election?" Much has been made i...


Arkansas holds first execution in 11 years following denied Supreme Court petition

Prison authorities had been expected to proceed with the execution of Lee on Thursday evening after the Arkansas Supreme Court earlier denied his request for a ...


French Presidential Election In Focus

In the French capital, Macron picked up 35 percent of the vote, compared to Le Pen's five , perhaps explaining the difficulty in finding voices willing to exp...


Nuclear sub USS Michigan heads to South Korea as "show of force"

Noting that it has been left unattended for a long time , Trump said it is time to resolve the North Korean problem. U.S. President Donald Trump said on...


US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

A "tough year" goes without saying in the U.S. war in Afghanistan, and is really an understatement, with the Taliban's mounting gains across the country giving ...


USS Michigan nuclear sub heads to South Korea

The statement came just hours after a North Korean newspaper said Pyongyang was ready to take out a United States aircraft carrier conducting drills with Japa...


Opinion polls tighten ahead of French presidential election

The first opinion poll published after Sunday's results showed Macron beating far-right candidate Le Pen in the second round by 61 percent to 39 percent. " Ma...


North Korea threaten to hit U.S. aircraft carrier

Concern has grown that the unpredictable communist country may press ahead with another nuclear test as early as this week, as it is scheduled to celebrate the ...


Trudeau hosting Italian PM in Ottawa following Trump visit

Mr. Trump reacted with glee when a reporter asked Mr. Gentiloni about the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation payments. Gentiloni was given a warm welcome to t...