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Kenya's Keitany breaks world record at women-only London Marathon

Marie, said: "I am running for Severn Hospice as they recently looked after a very close friend of mine in his final days, so it is a charity very close to my h...


Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm ties

It said Salman and Sisi would discuss "regional and global issues of common interest". But the big issue between the two leaders - diplomatic sources told Th...


A basketful of fun awaits little ones at Easter egg hunt

They raced onto the grass at Frankfort Square to nab plastic eggs and wrapped candy Saturday during the annual Downtown Business Association Easter egg hunt . ...


Daesh 'mufti' killed in W. Mosul: Iraqi police official

While admitting that battles in the western side of Mosul proved more hard that those in the east, Iraqi and coalition commanders said IS's influence was re...


China seeks denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

In short, it seems that China wants North Korea to remain as a buffer state forever. Abe stressed that North Korea's nuclear and missile development is a grav...


France presidential election: Early evening turnout figures down slightly from 2012

Previous militant attacks, such as the November 2015 killings in Paris ahead of regional polls, did not appear to boost the votes of those espousing tougher n...


Kolkata gears up to celebrate Easter

The Parishioners of Mary Help of Christian, Cathedral in union with the Christians of the world observed the day with Most Rev. Dr. James Thoppil, Bishop of Koh...


Israel says Syrian regime still has several tonnes of chemical weapons

Dozens of people are said to have been killed by the suspected chemical weapon attack in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on April 4. The findings suppo...


PDP leader killed in Kashmir

He was attacked in 2010 while he was serving in the Congress as the party's Pulwama district president. This is the second political killing in South Kashmi...


European Union decides to keep sanctions yet improve relations with Russian Federation

He stressed that "the apparent sabotage by the Kiev leadership of everything that is written in the Minsk document should of course meet some reaction from thos...


Trump, Abe call on N. Korea to refrain from provocations

The increasing communication between the two leaders is reflective of a sense of urgency. However, Michael Madden, a visiting scholar at the US Korea Institut...


Palestinian prisoners in Israel stage hunger strike

Erdan ordered Barghouti placed in solitary confinement as some 1,000 prisoners began the open-ended hunger strike Sunday evening. Hunger strikes by Palestinia...


Trump to speak with China's Xi, Japan's Abe on Sunday, official says

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, after the phone call, told reporters he would "continue to maintain close contact with the U.S., and maintain an advanced al...


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

But shortly afterwards, a Labour spokesman said the party still supported the renewal of the deterrent. However, Blair said he "wasn't totally sure" what Labo...


N Korea detains three United States citizens, Canadian pastor

Mr Kim's detention takes the number of U.S. citizens stuck in the secretive state to three. As of Sunday night, North Korea's official media had not reported ...


Kashmir student unrest resumes as educational institutions re-opened after a week

As colleges and universities opened on Monday after a week in the Kashmir Valley, students again clashed with security forces and resorted to stone pelting, off...


China Warns North Korea Conflict Could Happen 'At Any Moment'

State television showed Kim, wearing a black suit and white shirt, stepping out of a limousine and saluting his honour guard before walking down a red carpet. T...


France's Macron Appears Set for Elysee in Runoff with Le Pen

Q How is the French president elected? European stock markets surged, and France's main index hit its highest level since early 2008, as investors gambled tha...


Gasoline Shortage in N.Korea as China Turns off Supply

But during his phone call with Mr Trump, Mr Xi said he hoped all relevant sides would exercise restraint and "avoid doing anything to worsen the tense situation...


Facebook busts up worldwide spam operation

According to the proposal, " Facebook is highly vulnerable, as fake news promoters are spamming their way to visibility for fake news through strategically g...


North Korea prepares 'pre-emptive strike' in wake of U.S. 'recklessness'

The move, coupled with the US retaliatory strikes last week against Syria over a chemical weapons attack on civilians, and the depoyment of a huge bomb against ...


USA tech industry optimistic on H1B visa reforms

Addressing a large gathering of workers, US President Trump said,"Right now, widespread abuse in our immigration system is allowing American workers of all back...


Japan's Abe agrees to keep close contact with US on North Korea

The U.S. and Japan will jointly maintain high-level surveillance, Abe also said, referring to the countries' ongoing joint naval exercise involving the U.S. Tru...


Page's Moscow talk said to have spurred Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry

His name, along with former campaign manager Paul Manafort, has frequently popped up as Congress and the FBI continue their investigations into Russian election...


'Australia first' fortifies position of country's prime minister

The test is only one element of the citizenship requirements but it has attracted controversy in the past, including a proposal to include a question about Sir ...


Monday, April 24th Forecast: Off and on rain showers through Wednesday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Winds: E 10-15 miles per hour, gusts to 25 miles per hour. Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Friday: ...


Warriors' Kerr noncommittal about return to postseason

Kerr said he's consulting doctors and hoping for improvement, but said he will not return to the sidelines unless he's feeling better. The reigning National B...


North Korea is 'too risky to ignore', warns USA amid rising tensions

The US State Department said it was aware of media reports over the case but gave no official confirmation. The aircraft carrier strike group began joint drills...


PPP to launch movement for Nawaz Sharif's resignation

Reacting to the LHCBA's demand, PML-N information secretary Senator Mushahidullah Khan told Dawn that while he was expecting such calls from opposition partie...


Kenya's Mary Keitany breaks a world record, wins third London marathon

Wanjiru said he felt comfortable running at world-record pace for sections of the race and is still aiming to break Dennis Kimetto's time of 2:02:57, set in Ber...


Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack

Habibi was appointed in June 2016 and Shahim had been serving as the army chief early 2015, Khaama Press reported . The fighters, dressed in Afghan military ...


Taliban attack: Afghanistan appoints acting Defense Minister, Army Chief

Protesters gathered outside the palace on Monday after public pressure mounted over the weekend for officials to be held accountable. India on Saturday tacitl...


Saudi Arabia, Egypt hold Riyadh summit to strengthen ties

The recommendation to reinstate pay levels had come from the second-in-line to the throne, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, another of the king's sons a...


Chinese FM urges voice of peace, reason over Korean Peninsula issue

China's stance is seen as a message to Pyongyang that it will not acknowledge it as a nuclear-armed state. It also a year ago launched a long-range rocket that ...


Vice President Pence Stops in Australia

Standing alongside Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Admiralty House on Saturday, Mr Pence said the best days for the two nations are yet to come. Indeed, the ...