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Arsenal beat City to reach FA Cup final with Chelsea

Wenger's men went into the extra time after working real hard for the equaliser against a dominating Pep Guardiola side who enjoyed much of the possession throu...


Social media time out as French election reaches final stage

Sunday. Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen won the first round of the French presidential election tonight, presenting France with a choice between the young, ...


As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

Dick Durbin of IL, the Senate's number-two Democrat, on CNN's " State of the Union " said that for Trump to consider shutting down the government over border ...


Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea in call with Trump

Visitors flocked to parks, with an increasing number of flowers and trees blooming as spring arrives. Speculation is once again mounting over whether North Ko...


Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban base attack

The US Defense Secretary was due to meet with his Afghan counterpart, but hours before Mattis touched down in Kabul, Ghani announced that his Defense minister a...


Half of Brits back PM ahead of snap vote

Opinion polls point to her Conservative Party receiving between 40% and 50% of the vote, a lead of up to 25 percentage points over the opposition Labour Party, ...


Trump discusses N.Korea with Xi, Abe (Second Lead)

Xi's comments come on the back of increasing signs that China may be getting fed up with continued nuclear bluster from long-time ally North Korea and tilting t...


Trump discusses N.Korea with Xi, Abe

He also emphasized "hope that all sides exercise restraint and avoid intensifying the situation on the peninsula". "China is very much the economic lifeline t...


North Korea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held

North Korean authorities have detained a U.S. citizen of South Korean origin, bringing the number of Americans held by Pyongyang to three, sources in Seoul sa...


Trump pushes wall funding in spending dispute with Democrats

Aides stressed on Sunday talk shows that funding a wall along the U.S. "The Democrats don't want money from budget going to border wall despite the fact that ...


Iran VP: transportation of high importance in ties with Georgia

Meeting with Iran's Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri, Kvirikashvili discussed a wide range of issues of cooperation between the two countries from trade-economi...


Schools reopen after remaining shut post Pulwama clash

Anti-India protests on Monday triggered clashes between students and government forces in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as authorities reopened scho...


Pakistan's top court rules prime minister can stay in power

Interest in the case has remained intense, with Pakistani television focussing on predictions about the decision and social media circulating spurious versions ...


Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he could still win Britain's snap election

Mrs May has argued that an increased Commons majority would strengthen her hand in the Brexit negotiations, making it more hard for the opposition parties at ho...


Saudi Arabia Restores Perks for Military, Civil Servants

The visit came in response to an invitation made by the Saudi king to Al-Sisi during their meeting on the sidelines of the Arab Summit held last month in Jordan...


Australia unveils tougher citizenship process in migration crackdown

The wideranging shake-up to the citizenship test which will also include strict new English language requirements. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said ne...


Syrian regime used Sarin or similar chemical agent in Idlib attack: watchdog

One official added that Israel estimates that Assad still has "between one and three tons" of chemical weapons. A senior Israeli military official said Israel...


Pogba is a major doubt for Manchester derby clash

With at least a two-legged semi-final against Celta Vigo to look forward to in that competition, as well as some mouthwatering domestic matches against City, Sw...


Final vote count puts Macron, Le Pen through to second round

Observers thought the attack would benefit Le Pen. The most probable outcome is a legislature in which a large, centrist "presidential" bloc supports Macron, ...


Aid workers' release is a victory for President Trump

That order could be aimed at rules enacted by the Obama administration to crack down on so-called inversions in which companies shift their headquarters oversea...


Emmanuel Macron vows to fight 'threat of nationalists'

Partial official results from France's first-round presidential election show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading. "As such, t...


Benteke earns Crystal Palace 2-1 win on return to Liverpool

We have tried everything and we will try everything. Benteke gets away too easily from Lucas before wriggling past another couple of challenges and drilling the...


Euro jumps as Macron emerges as favorite to lead France

Other polls had the pair tied. . Riding the wave of disaffection with globalisation that carried Trump to the White House and led Britain to vote for Brexit, ...


The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs

The Pyongyang University of Science & Technology (PUST) said Sang Duk "Tony" Kim was detained on Saturday as he prepared to board a flight at Pyongyang Internat...


Ex-defence chief: Corbyn can't be trusted to protect nation

Fallon said: "Mr Corbyn wants to be prime minister of this country in six weeks time yesterday we had the staggering performance of someone who wants to be prim...


Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

Two Japanese destroyers have joined the carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific, and South Korea said on Monday it was also in talks about holding jo...


Republicans hope to avert shutdown, enter the week unclear on details

But Trump also said in recent days that it didn't much matter whether another health care vote took place before or after his first 100 days were up. Multiple...


Anti-Semitism rises, but violence against Jews falls

Overall, the number of violent anti-Semitic incidents in the United States rose slightly previous year, compared to 2015, increasing from 88 to 91, the report f...


France votes in presidential election amid high security

The euro vaulted to five-month peaks in choppy Asian trading on Monday after the market's favored candidate won through the first round of the French election, ...


French citizens in Montreal express mixed reactions to early election results

CANDIDATE REACTIONS * Macron tells supporters: "I want straightaway to start building a government majority and a new transformation". As projections showed h...


Pence set to rid Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons

He revealed that this was done intentionally to send a message to North Korea. "At the president's direction, the policy of the United States will be to conti...


Russian Federation says Syria invited chemical-weapons experts to Idlib

The Russian authorities have quietly confirmed today what we said previously: the hotline between the USA and Russian militaries in Syria is still suspended des...


Germany's anti-immigrant party announces September election line-up

Her foes within the party say that division is artificial. Co-leader Frauke Petry, left, talks to board member Alexander Gauland at the party convention of Ge...


Afghan defence and army chiefs quit over Taliban attack

The officials say President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations on Monday. "Defence Minister Abdullah Habibi and Army Chief of Staff Qadam Shah Shahim step...


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...