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Taliban fighters attack Afghan base; dozens of casualties reported

Afghan officials have said more than 100 soldiers were killed or wounded in the assault on the base outside the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif Friday, the la...


British MPs vote in favour of early election call

The 509 majority is well above the two-thirds backing from MPs needed for the motion that there should be an early general election to pass in the House of Comm...


What Is The U.S. Goal In Syria?

President Hassan Rouhani stressed Iran's support for the Syrian state in "its war against terrorism" during a call with his counterpart Bashar al-Assad on Sunda...


Trump Claims Korea 'Was Part of China'

US Vice President Mike Pence (L) shakes hands with Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso (R) following their joint press conference...


Le Pen says France must reinstate border checks to fight 'Islamist terrorism'

Macron, a former economy minister in the government that Le Pen has criticised repeatedly for its security record, said the solutions were not as simple as she ...


Space Station Supply Ship To Honor John Glenn

NASA worked in coordination with Orbital ATK, which makes the Cygnus spacecraft that sits atop the Atlas V , and rocket maker United Launch Alliance to place...


Turkey's supreme election board rejects opposition referendum annulment bid

Under the emergency powers, Turkey has arrested some 40,000 Erdogan critics, including a record number of journalists, and fired at least 100,000 more Turks...


How The Revolution dealt with Prince's death

You don't die of the flu at age 57, especially when you're a celebrity with access to the best doctors money can buy. There will also be "Prince-themed firewo...


US Vice President in nuclear-free Korean peninsula

South Korea is on heightened alert ahead of another important anniversary in the reclusive North that could be the trigger for a new nuclear test or launch of b...


Trump to unveil tax cut he says could be biggest ever

Viewed alone, undoing the rules would appear to be at odds with Trump's campaign pledge to reduce incentives for companies to invert. US President Donald Trum...


May wins backing for election on June 8

May said the snap election was aimed at overcoming divisions in parliament, succeeding in Brexit negotiations with the European Union, and ensuring stability ...


3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

He also quoted a tweet from political scientist Ian Bremmer that said, "First Trump doesn't care N Korea can already hit Hawaii; now Sessions says it's just so...


Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

A supporter of French presidential election candidate Francois Fillon holds a placard during a meeting in Paris, France, on March 21, 2017. Investigators said...


Stag party not a good mix on Queen's birthday outing

A thousand beacons were lit around the country on April 21, 2016, and other events previous year included street parties and a pageant at her Windsor Castle hom...


Suspected killer's McDonald's trip helped police find him

At the Tuesday conference in California, Facebook founder and Dobbs Ferry native Mark Zuckerberg expressed his condolences to the family of a Cleveland man ...


Rites of postseason: LeBron looks for sweep, Clippers ailing

For the year, he averaged 21.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 4.9 assists per game. The Clippers won last night, 111-106, and are up 2-1 in the series . This mark...


Afghan Base Attack Kills 140+ Soldiers

Fighters in three military vehicles with forged documents launched the attack by shooting a rocket at the entrance of the base, a military official told DPA new...


United States will honor 'dumb' Australia refugee deal

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence waves at his his Indonesian counterpart Jusuf Kalla as he leaves after their meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia April 20, 2017. "Also,...


North Korean missile launch strongly condemned by U.N.

A North Korea contingency could include the risk of an armed conflict, and Washington has warned that it is ready for military action should peaceful attempts...


Congress backs Rajnath's assertion on safety of Kashmiris

Er Rashid reminded top BJP leaders including home minister Raj Nath Singh of his appeals made to Kashmiri students last year, asking them to end the strike and ...


Taliban fighters attack Afghan army base, 'killing 140'

In a separate statement, the External Affairs Ministry said: "India condemns in the strongest terms the deplorable terrorist attack in Mazar-e-Sharif on April 2...


Netanyahu criticizes Barghouti's New York Times op-ed

Erdan insisted that there was no need to negotiate at all about their prison system's actions, and that they had no reason to improve conditions for the detaine...


Chelsea take on Tottenham in a make or break contest

Eden Hazard had a rare view from the Chelsea bench, and it wasn't comfortable viewing. Conte said they had to "accept this decision" regarding fixtures - an a...


Acting President Warns of Imminent N.Korean Provocation

China's Defense Ministry said its forces on the border with North Korea were maintaining a state of normal combat preparedness and training. But North Korea s...


NC unemployment rate drops to 4.9 percent in March

Madison County continued to experience the lowest unemployment rate at 2.1 percent. The seasonally unadjusted figure of 4.3 percent for March was tied only once...


Four candidates in contention for French presidency

The far-right presidential candidate in France, Marine Le Pen, has condemned what she calls security lapses, as the nation prepares to vote in the shadow of a t...


North Korea nuclear threat dominates Australia and United States talk

The US Vice President has said America will honour a refugee resettlement deal with Australia that Donald Trump previously described as "dumb" . Under the dea...


Russian Federation hopes USA will realize Iran nuclear deal is viable

Washington , New York- US President Donald Trump has accused Iran of "not living up to the spirit" of the nuclear deal struck with world powers, warning America...


Pakistani Opposition Calls For Sharif's Resignation Amid Corruption Probe

The apex court has ordered the PM and his two sons to appear before a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) with officials from National Accountability Bureau, Federal...


US VP says aircraft carrier Carl Vinson steams toward Sea of Japan

National Security Adviser Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster said on Fox News the next day, it was "prudent" to move the strike group near the Korean Peninsula becau...


NEET 2017 Admit Card: Download CBSE NEET Hall Ticket at cbseneet

Share with all your CBSE NEET friends and let them know that admit card of CBSE NEET 2017 Exam was released today. This year the National Eligibility cum En...


Spain saves 73 migrants from 5 boats crossing from Africa

According to the International Organization for Migration ( IOM ), over 32,000 refugees have arrived in Europe so far this year. It said the Italian tanker ...


China Denies Bombers On "High Alert" For North Korea Contingency

Despite this, Han Song-ryol, North Korea's deputy foreign minister, told the BBC that the North would continue its missile tests, "on a weekly, monthly ...


The New York Times Takes Heat over Terrorist's Op-Ed

People hold banners during a rally in support of Palestinian prisoners in the West bank City of Bethlehem, Monday, April 17, 2017. On Saturday, Amnesty Inte...


US Facebook murder suspect kills himself after auto chase

A pursuing trooper's auto slid into Stephens' vehicle, but the officer was not injured. "After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself", the police sa...