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Budget 2017: $75b plan to create more than 60000 jobs

A housing affordability package includes a "first home super savers scheme" that will provide a tax cut for those trying to get a deposit together. "If the ba...


North Korea Accuses CIA Of Plotting Biochem Attack On Kim Jong Un

According to North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency, "a ugly terrorists' group " directed by CIA and South Korean spies "ideologically corrupted"...


Watch Emmanuel Macron's inauguration as the youngest President in France [With Photos]

About 300 guests, officials and family members gathered in the Elysee reception hall, including Mr Macron's wife, Brigitte, wearing a lavender blue dress by Fre...


All eyes on France's First Lady at inauguration

More than 230 people have died in France in attacks claimed by Daesh over the past two years as the country has taken part in military action against the milita...


North Korea launches another missile

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is "categorically against the expansion of the club of nuclear states", after North Korea's latest missile launch. Mo...


Tillerson: We Won't Mandate That Other Countries Adopt US Values

According to the DFA, acting Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo is leading the Philippine delegation to the special meeting which is expected to provide ...


Backed rebels say they wrested key Syrian city from ISIS

US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces have defeated Islamic State fighters in the city of Tabqa and have seized Tabqa Dam, a key objective for the militias befo...


Cyberattacks: How to protect your computer from infection

President Vladimir Putin denied Russian Federation, which has been accused of cyber meddling in several countries around the world in recent years, had anything...


"One Belt and One Road" forum kicks off in Beijing

Some of China's most reliable allies and partners will attend the forum, including Russian President Vladimir Putin , Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Ca...


Windows users urged to update their system as Wannacry virus continues

That's why companies are anxious to beef up security or combat potential infections, according to Aviv Grafi, the chief technology officer of Votiro, another cy...


Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of THAAD in South Korea

Moon's victory reverses more than a decade of conservative rule that has seen strong ties with the USA, which maintains about 28,500 servicemembers in South Kor...


Despite Hubbub Over Michael Flynn, Clapper Says No Collusion with Russian Federation

However, what we do have proof of and what we do know is illegal-the leaked the phone conversation about Flynn and who authorized Flynn's name be "unmasked" and...


Russia says agrees with U.S. to implement Syria air agreement -agencies

The plan is the latest global attempt to reduce violence in war-ravaged Syria. But the full details of the proposal were not made available and prospects for it...


Liberal losses in BC cast doubt on energy projects

Liberals and throwing Clark out of office. However a minority scenario would likely mean negotiations between Green leader Andrew Weaver and both the NDP and ...


Local ranchers optimistic about new U.S. trade deal with China

China is the top export market for USA agriculture products, with the total value of exports rising by more than 1,100% since 2000 to US$21.41 billion in 2016,...


Donald Trump, Rodrigo Duterte Get Chummy

Among the accusations made against Duterte, Human Rights Watch says Duterte's methods have killed more than 7,000 people caught up in the country's " war on d...


Sturgeon Claims Independent Scotland Will Rejoin EU in Stages, Without Euro

In an interview with the BBC , Nicola Sturgeon said that depending on the Brexit terms, Scotland may instead seek to join the European Free Trade Associatio...


Czech PM to submit government resignation in 2nd half of May

Doubts have also surfaced about how Babis obtained his wealth. Babis has denied any wrongdoing. Centrist ANO party is far ahead of Sobotka's centre-left CSS...


Bates: Remembering my mom on Mother's Day

Even though you have a wife, she's not your mom. You have shown your love through food and quilts (especially, grandma and Aunt Kate). In 1914, through he...


'Terminally ill' Moors Murderer Ian Brady urged to reveal victim's burial site

Brady, and his co-accused Hindley murdered Pauline Reade, 16, John Kilbride, 12, Keith Bennett, 12, Lesley Ann Downey, ten, and Edward Evans, 17. A source tol...


Kim Jong-un sets forth nuclear ultimatum to USA

Jeffrey Lewis of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the USA told AFP: "This is the longest-range missile North Korea has ever tested". Outsi...


North Korea blasts off 'new type' of missile in Kusong

South Korea's new president has espoused dialogue with North Korea, and is now forced to take a tougher line just days into his administration. The test is al...


South Korea says North's claim of missile progress needs analysis

The country's leader, Kim Jong-un, supervised the launch of the Hwasong-12 missile that reached an altitude of 2,111.5 km and flew 787 km, according to state ...


14 killed by storms and flooding in Texas

Farther north, the storms were causing massive flooding. Another person was killed on Saturday after a tree fell onto a mobile home in Dewitt, Arkansas County...


Netanyahu against Abbas: "He didn't speak the truth"

Trump also remarked that over the course of his life, he had heard "that perhaps the toughest deal to make" is the one between Israelis and Palestinians. U.S. l...


Moon to send lawmaker as special envoy to China

Moon has taken a more conciliatory line with North Korea than his conservative predecessors and advocates engagement. South Korea's new president launched wor...


President Trump Says He Could Pick New FBI Director By Next Week

Chief strategist Steve Bannon learned on television, according to three White House officials, though a person close to Bannon disputed that characterization. H...


Do Fidget Spinners Really Help With ADHD? Nope, Experts Say

In one version, she was inspired by a visit to her sister in Israel, where she had heard about children throwing rocks at police, and decided they needed some f...


U.S. to expand its role against Taliban in Afghanistan

More than 2 ,000 of them are involved in a counterterrorism mission against ISIS and al-Qaeda, but the majority are part of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation...


Conte hungry for cup success

Terry, Chelsea's emblematic skipper, will end his 22-year association with the club at the end of the season and seems certain to start at least one of their ...


Don't Mess With China's Silk Road Initiative: Venezuela

On Saturday, Pakistan signed new deals with China worth almost $500 million ahead of Beijing's worldwide forum on its "Silk Road" trade and infrastructure ini...


Schumer: Trump Should Turn Over Any Comey 'Tapes' To Congress Or Apologize

Asked about the existence of such recordings during an interview with Fox News that aired Saturday, Trump said, "That I can't talk about". CBS News reports...


India gives China's 'One Belt One Road' summit a deliberate miss

Hours before the summit opened, North Korea launched another ballistic missile, further testing the patience of China, its chief ally. "The worldwide community'...


N.Korea: Missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

While North Korea regularly tests shorter-range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the...


Officer who tied Kashmiri man to a jeep protected lives\

The April 9 incident involved a Shawl weaver Farooq Ahmad Dar who was caught by troops, soon after he cast his vote, and tied over the their jeep's bonnet as a ...