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Eight killed as storms & wild fires rage in South Africa

Clinton Manuel, Knysna's fire chief, said his teams were struggling to contain numerous fires. "It comes on the back of the worst storm seen in the Western ...


Conservatives lose ruling majority in snap United Kingdom election

Reuters , the BBC , and Sky News are projecting based on partial results from the snap elections on June 8 that British Prime Minister Theresa May's C...


Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

He did not elaborate. Mr Trump said the USA would "grieve and pray" for the victims, but added: " We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk fallin...


Tehran terrorists had fought for IS in Raqqa and Mosul

It said the five men were part of a network that entered Iran in July-August 2016 under the leadership of "high-ranking Daesh commander" Abu Aisha and that "int...


PM Modi conveys India's strong support to Afghan in combating terror

Clandestine cells of IS combatants have been created and were operating in the SCO countries, according to Putin, who called for stronger cooperation among memb...


Arab nations put dozens with Qatar ties on terror list

Trump spoke with the emir of Qatar on Wednesday, the White House announced, and "offered to help the parties resolve their differences", by hosting a meeting ...


Trump to evangelicals: We're 'under siege,' will be stronger

The president also slammed Democratic lawmakers in Washington, calling them "obstructionists" and "bad for the country". Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Ina...


Imams refuse to perform funerals for London attackers

Over 130 imams and Muslim religious leaders in the United Kingdom have refused to perform the traditional Islamic funeral prayer for the London Bridge attacke...


Japan clears way for first emperor abdication in over 200 years

Female members who marry commoners lose their royal status. The popular 83-year-old monarch shocked the country in 2016 summer when he signalled his desire to...


International efforts to resolve Gulf dispute gather pace

Iran has said it is ready to help Qatar with food and other supply shipments if necessary. They accuse the State of supporting armed militant groups as well ...


Trump offers to broker resolution to Gulf diplomatic crisis

Although the USA has a large and strategically important military base in Qatar, President Donald Trump has made no secret of the fact that he supports larger...


Actress Glenne Headly, of 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,' dies at 63

The two-time Emmy Award nominee also appeared on hit TV series like " Monk ", "Encore!" " It is with deep sorrow that we confirm the passing of Glenne Headly ...


General election: Volunteers race to be first to finish count

Ms McKinnell said, "I am really delighted with the result". The most likely government to emerge from all this will be a Conservative administration propped u...


UK votes for hung parliament; Brexit uncertainties ahead

They were mathematically unable to reach the 326 mark that would give them a majority, meaning they will have to form an informal or formal alliance to forward ...


Sessions Suggested to Trump He Could Resign

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer refused to say if President Donald Trump still had confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week - and th...


Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

Prosecutors did not say which federal agency victor worked for, but FBI agent Justin Garrick said in an affidavit filed with the court that she had previously...


Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods foul water supply

The second Indian relief ship, INS Shardul arrived at Colombo Port on Sunday. Five members of the same family who were buried in a mudslide — a husband and ...


FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray once recommended Sally Yat

Trump tweeted that his choice - lawyer Christopher Wray - is "a man of impeccable credentials". Wray served under former president George W Bush as an assist...


California, China Sign Climate Agreement Post Trump's Decision To Leave Paris Accords

Ige also signed House Bill 1578 , which aims to "identify agricultural and aquacultural practices to improve soil health and promote carbon sequestration - t...


A viral bot gives Trump's tweets 'the honor that they deserve'

A majority of American voters - including some Republicans - said they disapprove of President Donald Trump's use of Twitter and are concerned that his tw...


Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

Comey accused the president of demanding his loyalty and asking him to back off an investigation into a former top Trump aide - both of which the White House de...


Wyn Jones to lead revamped Lions against Crusaders

But he faces one of his biggest challenges on Saturday , his first start of the Lions' New Zealand tour against an Crusaders side studded with All Black...


Conservatives plan to 'block independence referendum for five years'

The result comes as the Conservatives, once all-but-extinct in Scotland, make a comeback there. "The SNP has emerged as the leading party in Scottish politics...


HUNG PARLIAMENT: Theresa May 'wants to stay on as PM'

Instead, Labour destroyed the majority handed to the Conservatives in the 2015 election . Campaigning on the slogan "for the many, not the few", the party pled...


Pressure on authorities intensifies as London toll rises to eight

London police have said all 12 people held since the attack from the Barking neighbourhood, have been freed. Detectives investigating the terror attack on L...


What We Learned, And Didn't, From Comey Testimony

Mr Comey said he was so troubled by the conversations that he started noting down what took place. "But I don't think it fundamentally changes the view Come...


What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

More than 1,200 governors, mayors, higher education leaders and businesses signed a statement declaring " We Are Still In ". "It would be unfortunate to los...


Greece: Former Prime Minister Papademos injured in blast

Two Bank of Greece employees in the vehicle were also injured. A Greek central bank source said Papademos had earlier left the Bank of Greece building when th...


Thousands Gather In Tehran To Mourn Victims Of Attacks

Islamic State claimed responsibility and released a video purporting to show gunmen inside the parliament building and one man, who appeared wounded, on the flo...


US Ups Engagement In Qatar Crisis; Trump Calls Riyadh And Doha

In his speech in the Saudi capital, Trump accused at lease one regional neighbor of supporting terrorism. The emirate was responding just hours after Saudi Ar...


Justice Dept. Refutes Comey's Claim He Wasn't Notified of Sessions's Recusal

Comey would comment or elaborate on what Mr. Comey believes to be incorrect", it continues. "I was so stunned by the conversation that I just took it in". Not...


ISIS killed more than 200 civilians over three days, United Nations says

The statement said that large air-dropped bombs as well as mortar rounds, unguided artillery rockets and improvised rocket-assisted munitions used in Mos...


Georgia special election candidates to debate for 1st time

Atlanta Press Club President Lori Strauss said she was disappointed that Ossoff declined the event. The special election for Health and Human Services Secr...


Brexit forecasts range from soft to 'no deal' following United Kingdom election

We know when they must end", said Mr Tusk. The election results were widely seen as a blow for May, who was criticised for making a tactical mistake in callin...


Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) holds the balance of power in the Britain's new Parliament, with its 10 seats helping Mrs M...


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