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Focusing on Safety amid Halloween Fun

Although the thought might count when it comes to making homemade treats, or wrapping your own, unless you give them only to the children you know, you should s...


World stocks sag as bond "bloodbath" shows no sign of letting up

The greenback was boosted after upbeat USA data including jobless claims, manufacturing activity and pending home sales, strengthened the case for the Federal R...


Pakistan violates ceasefire again, heavy shelling in Jammu's Nowshera area

Sources said that movement of ambulances was also spotted across the border which were probably carried injured Pakistan Rangers. They used small arms, automa...


Tata Sons' rebuttal blames all back on ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry

Assuming this episode turns into a legal battle, Mistry could well argue that the decisions he took were in the best interests of the majority shareholders of t...


Philippine leader affirms United States alliance despite tough talk

Asked if joint exercises figured in his discussions with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during their meeting the previous night, Duterte said, "In general t...


US Coast Guard in Hawaii searching for Chinese mariner

Guo, aiming to set a new solo non-stop trans-Pacific world record from San Francisco to Shanghai , piloted his trimaran, the "Qingdao China ", west across the...


Belgium reaches deal on EU-Canada trade agreement

A planned EU-Canada summit to sign a free trade deal is still possible tomorrow, European Council President Donald Tusk declared, as Belgian politicians e...


French authorities close Calais camp

However, police had secured the perimeter of the site, preventing the team from getting access to see who remained there. Another 40 have been sent to a tempo...


Korea agree to step up pressure on N. Korea

At the Council on Foreign Relations in NY on Tuesday, Clapper said investigators are gathering a lot of data, and preliminary indications are that a non-state a...


Iraq forces shell IS near Mosul; group urges airstrike probe

Engaged on the northern and eastern fronts, the peshmerga are expected to stop along a line at an average of 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the boundaries of the...


Iranian-American held in Iran gets 18-year sentence

Mr Shahini said he planned to go on hunger strike until he was released. A report by the online news service worldtribune .com quoted Iranian human rights a...


Modi push for arbitration

Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur and PM Narendra Modi attend an worldwide conference on arbitration in New Delhi . India is seeking to become a successful ...


BRICS Leaders Meet In India For Summit

Amid fears of threats posed by protectionism, the BRICS countries have vowed to deepen economic engagement, tackle the global economic slowdown, and combat cros...


Guard seeks federal aid for soldiers told to return bonuses

A scandal over the California Guard's use of bonus money was first unearthed in 2010, when the Sacramento Bee reported that its incentive program had misspent...


Jhagra lauds polio eradication campaign in tribal areas

Without your patience and perseverance we would not be in the position we are today. The disease remains endemic in three countries - Afghanistan, Nigeria, and ...


Pakistan, India set to clash in Asian Hockey Champions Trophy

Pakistan's Muhammad Rizwan Sr (33rd) and Muhammad Irfan Jnr. Notably, India will face China in its fourth league match, on Tuesday. But according to the FIH...


Syrian army and Russian jets halt Aleppo bombardment for second day

Russian Federation has been announcing daily that it will abide by the next day of the series of daytime ceasefires, which it said it called to allow civilians ...


Philippine police van rams protesters in front of US Embassy

Police reportedly used tear gas and water cannons to break up the protest involving almost 1,000 protesters. The agitated mob, however, grabbed hold of the f...


Duterte's Beijing Visit Is a Chance to Reset China Relations

Mr Duterte has said he wants to reduce USA military influence in his country and build closer ties with China. With the drug war still very much with us and U...


Duterte tempers talk of United States split

Some in the Philippine government - including, apparently, President Rodrigo Duterte himself - indicated Friday that burning their bridge with the United States...


Britain says will "man-mark" passing Russian warships

The Independent has been told that if the Russian task force including the aircraft carrier the Admiral Kuznetsov maintains its current speed, it should l...


Merkel Says Putin Confronted With Blunt Language on Syria Role

Last month, Syrian government forces encircled rebel groups and launched an all-out assault backed by Russian Federation with some 2,700 people being killed or ...


Trump vs. Trump vs. Clinton

While it would be satisfying to say that we manned the barricades against the Trump assault on peaceful democracy, the truth is that we are on the outside, with...


Czech army to deploy medical personnel, instructors in Iraq

While it was the first USA death in the Mosul battle, which began Sunday, it's the fourth US death in the broader fight against the Islamic State, which is also...


UP Congress leaders slam Rita Bahuguna for ditching party

Joshi being one of the prime and strongest candidates from Congress got sidelined thus being rumoured as to quit the party so as to join BJP. "But Rahul Gandhi ...