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Labour reiterates Trident backing after Corbyn defence review comments

The opposition parties, meanwhile, seized on Mrs May's refusal to say whether the Conservative manifesto would keep the triple lock, which guarantees the state ...


80 years of White House Easter egg rolls, in photos

Roughly 10 minutes after the word "go" was heard, and the stampede of children ran into their sections, there were few of the Easter eggs left. Attendees are ...


Nationalist leader Petry won't head German election campaign

The demonstrations subsided on Sunday with police reporting that only several small-scale protests were held in different parts of Cologne. AfD delegates will...


Aaron Hernandez's family, medical examiner's office tussle over ex-NFL player's brain

The district attorney's office and state police said Thursday that Hernandez was locked in his cell at 8 p.m. Tuesday and no one entered until a correction offi...


Mehbooba Mufti`s brother Tasaduq wants Anantnag by-polls

The elections were earlier scheduled to be held on Wednesday. However, given the extent of tension in Kashmir during the by-polls in Srinagar , the Peoples D...


Saudi Arabia restores civil service and military allowances

The bonus cuts had caused widespread grumbling in Saudi Arabia, where about two-thirds of employees work for the state. Under the Twitter hashtag "April 21 mo...


Macron, Le Pen to contest second round of French presidential election

Here are the main Reuters stories on the election. Le Pen, who is herself bidding to make history as France's first female president, follows in the footsteps...


Afghans lash out at authorities after attack by Taleban

At least 140 soldiers were killed and many wounded, an official in the city said on Saturday. "The Afghan National Defence and Security forces and the peopl...


TTV Dhinakaran to keep off party, but yet to quit post

Ministers in the V K Sasikala faction have already revolted against their leader TTV Dinakaran, deciding to keep his family away from the party. According to ...


Mike Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

The United States , Japan and South Korea, as well as Russian Federation and China, took part in talks with North Korea on the denuclearization of the Korean p...


Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote - United Kingdom parties set out election stalls

There are 58 Labour-held seats where the Conservatives are fewer than 9,000 votes behind and where the constituents voted Leave in the European Union referendum...


Turnbull unveils tough new rules for Australia citizenship

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is expected to announce major changes to the nation's citizenship test , which will reportedly involve probing foreigners about...


Jailed Fatah leader moved to separate prison, into isolation amid hunger strike

The detainees, held in several Israeli prisons, are demanding improvements in conditions and an end to solitary confinement, heavy restrictions on family visits...


France Will Now Choose between Two Outsiders, Macron and Le Pen

PARIS Voting began in France on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watc...


European Union calls on Turkey to investigate referendum 'irregularities'

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition HDP filed an appeal to the country's electoral board on Wednesday for the annulment of a referendum which handed President Tayyi...


Macron, Le Pen set for French election run-off

However, according to a preliminary vote count, Marine Le Pen leads in the first round, with Macron second, Bloomberg reported, citing the French Interior Mini...


West Hartford Easter Egg hunt teaches spiritual lesson along with the fun

Those who attended also got one of 500 Frisbees and one of 1,000 balloons. Attendees are asked to bring their own eating utensils and beverages as well as a d...


Iraq Accuses ISIS of Launching Gas Attacks in Mosul

The extremists were driven out of the eastern half of Mosul, the country's second-largest city, in January. Lise Grande, U.N. Iraq humanitarian coordinator, s...


North Korea 'ready to hit back'

By using solid fuel, North Korea can roll out its missiles from a hangar or tunnel ready to launch, rather than having to fuel them on a gantry like the older l...


North Korea detains United States citizen; at least 3rd American being held

Meanwhile North Korea says it is ready to sink a USA aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a USA carrier group f...


Security guard at Jayalalithaa's bungalow found murdered

Police said the attack was carried out by a group of unidentified men who allegedly broke into the bungalow on a tea estate to steal valuables and some document...


USA warns Iran over inciting instability

The Trump administration now says it is reviewing these accords. Iran helped to create and continues to fund Hezbollah, the Lebanese military and political or...


Pollsters project Macron vs Le Pen in French runoff

The former paratrooper and fiery orator had refused to desist from anti-Semitic provocations that were undermining his daughter's bid to make the National Front...


France votes in cliffhanger presidential election

Mathilde Jullien, 23, said she is convinced Macron will be able to win over Le Pen and become France's next president. The selection of Le Pen and Macron pres...


Russian Federation opposes draft United Nations statement condemning N. Korea over launch

Despite the tension, North Korea may carry out a sixth nuclear test soon, observers say. "The situation on the Korean peninsula and in the region has reached ...


Tamil Nadu cabinet revolts, dumps Dhinakaran, Sasikala

Dhinakaran said he had not received any summons or communication from the Delhi Police. A cloak of secrecy surrounding Jayalalithaa's health during her long h...


Malcolm Turnbull defends new 'Australian values' test

Applicants will also have to prove what steps those permanent residents have taken to contribute to the community, including evidence of employment and schoolin...


No magic wand to cool scorching housing market: Top politicians

In the GTA, sale prices have skyrocketed by 33% in one year. "It's going to come down, and a lot of people are going to get hurt". "Ultimately at the end of...


Supreme Court reinstates former Kerala DGP TP Senkumar after 'arbitrary' transfer

Senkumar also questioned the decision of his removal as a breach of Section 97 (2)(e) of Kerala Police Act which ensures a two-year tenure to the DGP. The LDF g...


Voting BJP to power will throw lives of children in jeopardy: Kejriwal

Asked why she voted for BJP, she said: "BJP has selected new candidates this time so I thought of giving them another chance". Last month, the Election Commis...


Dozens held in crackdown on Turkey referendum protests

Turkey's opposition yesterday demanded the annulment of a contentious referendum that approved sweeping constitutional changes boosting President Recep Tayyip E...


North Korea threatens action against US Navy

For any such adjustment to take place successfully, the U.S. would not just have to scale down its rhetoric against Pyongyang but will also have to accept China...


Kansas voters cite Trump's impact in race

Republicans held on to a Kansas House seat Tuesday in the first congressional election since President Donald Trump's victory, beating back a spirited Democrati...


Kiwi slips on euro following French poll

Instead, National Front leader Marine Le Pen will face off against Emmanuel Macron, founder of the new En Marche! party, in the runoff. Le Pen said the se...


Macron's Team Celebrate First Results of French Presidential Election

Polls opened Saturday morning in Canada's main French speaking city, home to Quebec's highest population of French nationals. Guy Belkechout, a 79-year-old pe...