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THAAD set for actual operation: S. Korean military

After repeated missile tests by North Korea - including a failed ballistic missile test on 16 April - and threats of further nuclear tests, US Vice-President Mi...


Venezuela Announces Withdrawal From OAS

Chris Sabatini, a Latin America expert at Columbia University, said Venezuela's withdrawal would risk a breakup of the hemisphere's oldest global alliance if ...


'NAFTA's been a horrible deal for the United States,' says Trump

He said the 1990s trade agreement has "been very good" for both Canada and Mexico but "horrible" for the United States. That's because Canada and Mexico hav...


Pakistan's Prime Minister Survives Ouster Attempt As Supreme Court Hands Temporary Reprieve

The verdict that was split 3-2 among the five-judge bench, comprising Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Azmat Sae...


US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visits Afghanistan

Sunatullah Timor, the provincial spokesman, says the attack took place on Monday in the district of Darqad. The resignations came as US Secretary of State J...


MCD Polls: Union ministers, BJP leaders cast their vote

Former Delhi minister and BJP leader Arvind Singh Lovely was among those who could not cast their vote early in the morning due to the glitches in the EVM at a ...


US will 'always stand with the Jewish people'

President Donald Trump condemned anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial at a ceremony inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday. May humanity never forget what has...


Russian Federation blocks UN Security Council condemnation of Syria gas attack

Ambassador Nikki Haley. "Once more, this vote could have been the moment when Russian Federation saw that its interests do not lie with a murderous dictator, bu...


China warns of 'unimaginable' Korean war

More than 10 protesters were injured during clashes with police and some of them had bone fractures, said Kim Jong-kyung, cohead of a group protesting the THA...


Overnight explosion rocks Damascus; Syrian government blames Israel

Israel's intelligence minister Yisrael Katz would not comment on the strike but said "it absolutely matches our declared policy, a policy that we also imple...


United Airlines introduces 10 new policies to protect travelers

The airline promised to reduce overbooking - a legal but controversial industry practice that occasionally leads to some passengers being denied boarding from f...


Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on North Korea

Susan Thornton, the acting top US diplomat for East Asia, said there's debate about whether Pyongyang is willing to give up its weapons programs. The federati...


Kurds say Turkey is aiding Isis with raids in Syria and Iraq

Turkey also hit local armed groups in northern Iraq on Tuesday, killing six members of Kurdish security forces in an apparent accident. The targeted territori...


French voters in Scotland look on as election battle heats up

Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra told reporters that Macron "is our friend. he's a friend of Algeria and that's the truth". Ahead of the first round ...


Trump at Holocaust remembrance ceremony: 'We will confront anti-Semitism'

However, in the past, Trump has shown that he is particularly sensitive to charges of anti-Semitism in his administration . He was also slow to disavow former ...


Former Trump advisor accused of violating the law in Russian probe

He said that, though a final determination hasn't been made, there would be "repercussions" for any violation of the law. The tempest of controversy surroundi...


Canada reports progress with U.S. on lumber, 'but not there yet'

Though Duvall reiterated Trump's positive sentiment about Canada, he pointed out that the goal is a fair trade relationship. "Disagrees strongly. Them's fight...


President Trump Won't Terminate NAFTA, Promises to Renegotiate Instead

In a tweet on his verified Twitter account Trump stated he had talked with the president of Mexico and prime minister of Canada in which all are hoping for a ...


French tourist survives uncommon shark attack in New Zealand

Nick Smart, who runs the Caitlin Surf School, said the woman was in the water with friends when the shark attacked "out of nowhere". "She was calm, not at all...


'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

He officially crosses the threshold on Saturday. The clip takes a glimpse inside the White House, where Sean Spicer has hanged himself with an "I Quit" si...


Germans Boo Ivanka Trump for Defending Her Father

Her remarks about paid family leave drew noticeable reactions after she said she was proud of her father, President Donald Trump, for being "a tremendous champi...


At Meat Market, Marine Le Pen Backs 'Eating French'

After Sunday's first round of multi-candidate voting, center-left candidate Emmanuel Macron and Le Pen qualified for the May 7 runoff. She could be summoned...


Uber Announces Flying Taxis In Texas And Dubai By 2020

Uber believes that getting a flying vehicle could be as cheap as grabbing a taxi, or even owning your own auto, as it plans to bring the technology to fruition ...


Trump Vows to "Confront Anti-Semitism", Stand by "Our Great Friend" Israel

After the election, Greenblatt vocally opposed Trump's selection of Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the White House because Bannon once led Breitbart...


French intelligence report says Assad forces behind nerve gas attack

France also said that since 2014, Syria has sought to acquire dozens of tons of isopropanol, a key ingredient of sarin, even though it committed to destroying i...


Why Delhi finally decided the AAP's time was up

The corporation-wise tally of the BJP is: SDMC - 70, North Delhi - 64 and EDMC - 47 as against the AAP's tally of 16, 21 and 11 respectively. Addressing the c...


US Considers Limited Options on North Korea Nuclear Threat

Last month, the council was united in strongly condemning the launch of three missiles and expressed serious concern over Pyongyang's "increasingly destabil...


Strikes on northwest Syria kill 18, damage field clinic

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally of failing to coordinate the airstrikes with the American-led coalition against Islamic State militants. "By this atta...


US to tighten sanctions on North Korea

They were ferried from the Capitol by bus. US senators have arrived for an extraordinary briefing by the Trump administration on the threat posed by North Kor...


Valley lawmakers hope to avoid government shutdown

At issue is an omnibus spending bill to keep the government running through September 30, the end of the current fiscal year. "We're going to continue - our pri...


Trump's plan to slash business taxes seen as 'guidepost' by congressional Republicans

The plan would also eliminate the deduction for state and local taxes, a step that could hurt taxpayers in places with high state taxes such as California and...


United States sets up missile defence in S. Korea as North shows power

Russian Federation and China are criticizing Washington after the USA military started moving parts of a missile-defense system to a deployment site in South ...


Michael Flynn might have broken the law, House oversight leaders say

Flynn's lawyer, Robert Kelner , said Tuesday that his client is not hiding any wrongdoing. Democrats immediately pounced on the news. Lawmakers have now ob...


Merkel: 'Britain Has Illusions' Over Brexit

Merkel's warning echoes comments from German officials who have said negotiators in Prime Minister Theresa May's government were underestimating the complexity ...


Mexican official calls U.S. border wall a 'hostile' act

The White House put out a memo highlighting Trump's extensive use of executive orders, downplaying the reality that numerous orders have no direct impact on how...