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China, US vow to address North Korea nuclear threat

The ministry said the ban would come into force Sunday and be effective until December 31. The temporary ban, which the Ministry of Commerce said would remain t...


Islamic State fires more rockets Into southern Israel from Egypt

The alleged drone strike follows an escalation of hostilities nearly two weeks ago between Israel and "Sinai Province", a militant group linked to the Islamic S...


Iraq Launches Offensive On Last ISIS Stronghold In Mosul

The recapture of the strategic hill of Albu Saif is crucial for the Iraqi forces, as the area will give the troops the ability to command IS positions in the so...


Malaysia seeks four North Koreans over Kim Jong-nam murder

He sought help at a customer service desk and said 'two unidentified women had swabbed or had wiped his face with a liquid and that he felt dizzy, ' Noor Ra...


McCain Warns Suppressing Press 'Is How Dictators Get Started'

He said, "When you look at history, the first thing dictators do is to muzzle the press". "I see President Trump expressing his opinion, rather forceful in ...


Gambia: Adama Barrow sworn

Yahya Jammeh eventually stepped down under pressure from ECOWAS and the AU, and is in exile in Equatorial Guinea. President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday extende...


One dead, 20 injured as train derails in Belgium

The train came off the tracks close to Brussels, and a Belgian train official confirmed that several people have been injured. Investigators were on the scene...


Woman arrested, probe ongoing into Kim Jong Nam's death

Kim is believed to have been born on May 10, 1971, although birthdays are always unclear for senior North Koreans, Mr Gause said. Reuters reported that thre...


Syria talks in Astana 'to be held behind closed doors'

Those talks are slated to begin February 23 . Turkey has avoided any discussions on a political settlement, saying Astana should not be an alternative to Unite...


Shutdown in South Kashmir against Kulgam killings

Thousands of people are preferring to travel by train daily which is not only cheap and fastest mode of transport but safe in the Kashmir valley, where traffic ...


Turkey claims to have killed YPG fighter in cross-border clashes

They also agreed to expand military coordination during the operation against militants from Daesh and other extremist groups in Syria. Prime Minister Binali Yı...


Kremlin says Putin-Trump meeting possible before July

On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump expected Russian Federation to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and return Crimea to ...


Austrian authorities arrest Hitler lookalike in Nazi dictator's birth town

Prosecutors have confirmed the report. "Public glorification of the personality of Adolf Hitler is punishable in any case", Alois Ebner, a spokesperson of t...


Kim Jong-un's half-brother 'assassinated with poisoned needles at airport'

Kim Jong-nam, the eldest son of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, does not hold an official title and has played no part in running North Korea. On Tues...


Flynn's Talks With Russia May Have Broken the Law

Team Trump said these were routine and uncontroversial calls, and Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Flynn and Kislyak merely spoke to coordinate upco...


Joe Root replaces Alastair Cook as England's Test captain

I think England cricket fans will be saying "yeah we love his captaincy but we want him to continue scoring runs", said Hussain, with Root now averaging an im...


Centre-left Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected German president

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev congratulated President-elect of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier on February 13. The election of t...


Samsung's boss questioned again over influence-peddling

Lee, described as a key suspect in the scandal, narrowly avoided being formally arrested last month when the prosecutors accused him of bribery involving almost...


Trump Adviser Stephen Miller Mum On Trump Confidence In Mike Flynn

Mr Miller, who previously worked for Tea Party founder Michele Bachman and then for Mr Trump's new Attorney General Jeff Sessions, said the President is not wil...


Hundreds evacuated from Hamburg Airport after dozens injured from 'unknown toxin'

Dozens of people needed treatment after a hazardous material believed to be pepper spray was spread through the air conditioning system at a German airport ....


Russian runner banned, loses Olympic gold for doping

Savinova-Farnosova was one of five athletes who WADA recommended lifetime bans for back in November 2015. In a press release, CAS said there was "clear eviden...


Mexico Warns Citizens in USA to 'Take Precautions' After High-Profile Deportation

Garcia De Rayos has a prior felony conviction dating from March 2009 for criminal impersonation ". Seven people were arrested Wednesday night during demonstr...


White House Defends Trump Attack on Nordstrom for Discontinuing Ivanka's Line

In the wake of President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on Nordstrom , shares for the retailer actually rose 4.1 percent Wednesday. As many critics noted , i...


Trump, Trudeau set to meet Monday in Washington

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan all visited Washington this week. Neither...


Trump promises Erdogan US committed to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The officials did not say if the Turkish president, who had previously criticised the then-candidate for his plans to ban Muslims entry the USA - he also called...