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Kremlin says possible deal to let rebels leave Aleppo still on agenda

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has warned that those rebels who refuse to leave eastern Aleppo "will be eliminated". The Syrian army now controls all ...


Syrian regime forces seize Aleppo Old City from rebels

Syrian President Bashar Assad says the battle for Aleppo will change the course of the Syrian war. The report indicates that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad'...


S Korea enters crucial week with impeachment vote

If impeached, South Korea's Constitutional Court will have 180 days to determine whether to unseat Park, 64, or restore her presidential powers. The dissent...


Lake effect snow piling up in parts of upstate New York

Temperatures are forecast to hover around freezing Monday morning before rising into the high 30s by afternoon. The warnings are in effect for a 48-hour per...


Ohio House passes bill to restrict abortions after 20 weeks

The governor could sign them both as-is, instituting one ban on abortions about six weeks after conception, when a fetal heartbeat is detected, and another at a...


EU's Brexit negotiator puts time pressure on Britain

British prime minister Theresa May intends to send formal notice by the end of March, which will set the clock ticking on two years of negotiations. Asked abo...


Hackers target election website a day after Ghana vote

But while he is waiting for the results to become official, Akufo-Addo has also expressed confidence that his lead will hold up until the voting totals are fina...


Too early to talk about BJP-AIADMK alliance: Venkaiah Naidu

Jayalalithaa was one of the most sought after actresses of her generation. The agenda of the multiple meetings with Ms Natarajan remains unclear but they com...


Courtroom Sobs As Dylann Roof Trial Begins With Survivor's Devastating Story

The judge also refused a request from Roof's lawyers that if the trial was not delayed, he should extensively question the 67 people in the jury pool before jur...


Extradition cases of Turkish officers head to Supreme Court

The soldiers are suspected of being involved in the July 15 coup attempt. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said the death toll as a result of the m...


British parliament set to back PM May's Brexit timetable

UK Prime Minister Theresa May. The MPs also supported a Labour motion calling for the government to publish a Brexit plan and that it was Parliament's respons...


NZ PM John Key announces resignation

Mr Key was a currency dealer before he entered parliament, becoming leader of his center-right opposition party in 2006 and then winning his first general ele...


Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion bill heads to governor's desk

State Sen. Gayle Manning, R-North Ridgeville, voted against the bill. The bill would surely end up the center of a court fight. The American Civil Liberties Uni...


UK man found guilty in case linked to Brussels bomb suspect

Zakaria Boufassil, 26, together with Mohammed Ali Ahmed, provided £3,000 to Abrini, who was nicknamed the "man in the hat" after being caught on CCTV at Brussel...


Texas Republican elector says he won't cast ballot for Trump

Only Maine and Nebraska have a "proportional representation" system for distributing electoral votes. A state's population determines its number of representa...


Erdogan and Putin discuss situation in Aleppo

The FT article highlighted the implications of the talks in terms of the sidelining of Washington and the increasingly evident debacle confronting the more than...


Donald Trump, Al Gore hold 'interesting conversation' in New York

Since the election, she has met with actor and climate change activist Leonardo DeCaprio to discuss the issue, when he, according to the New York Times , gav...


Security increased after threatened attack on LA rail stop

A "very specific" threat has been called in from a foreign country against Los Angeles' Red Line commuter rail system, United States police say. He added th...


Mamata stays put despite army withdrawal from toll plaza

However, the state government refused while saying that the Army did not obtain permission to conduct the exercise and rushed into it. TMC legislators and some ...


Europe's Other Cliffhanger Has Austria Torn on Presidency Rerun

So it came as a shock to many when presidential candidate Alexander Van der Bellen reached into a folder during a recent live TV debate and produced a photo m...


Pakistan to send envoy to meet Donald Trump's transition team

Pakistan's visit is in response to Donald trump's setting up a provisional team, encouraging foreign leaders and officials to visit his headquarters in NY for f...


Traffic suspended in various areas of Punjab due to dense fog

Many flights, both global and domestic, were delayed at the New Delhi airport on December 2 morning due to dense fog and low visibility. Visibility at Delhi's...


Trump backers ask courts to halt or prevent 3 state recounts

Recounting all of the state's votes "threatens to silence all MI votes for president" because of an impending federal deadline to finalise results, Mr Schuet...


Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands

Also, Otaka pointed out that the visa agreement was likely to have been approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Japan scheduled for December 14-...


Judge lets Wisconsin officials decide how to perform presidential vote recount

Stein previously asked for recounts of the votes in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. State election officials have defended the procedures used by clerks around the ...