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UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

Guterres's intervention came as two dozen Yemenis ended a week-long protest march from the capital Sana'a to the port city of Hudaydah. "Every single point of...


Labour to lose out to Tories in Wales

The poll figures suggest that the Tories would win 21 seats and Labour just 15. "A vote for Labour in this election will not stop a Conservative UK gove...


Ankara Slams Trump's Statement on Armenian Genocide as 'Misinformation'

The Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman government has been documented, recognized and acknowledged by eyewitness reports , laws, resolutions and th...


What will change under Turkey's new constitution plan

If approved, the new system will see the scrapping of the post of prime minister, the creation of vice-presidents and the President appointing ministers. At iss...


Trump says Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

A senior Iranian official has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's contradictory words, saying he "does not have a clear understanding of worldwide relation...


North Korean official says will continue missile tests

Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay. The officials played down concerns and left open a range of possible reasons. Arizona Republican Senator John McCain recen...


Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to 'rest easy'

Ryabkov further pointed to US President Donald Trump's decision to review the JCPOA and expressed hope that Washington would realize that the nuclear deal is ...


Tree Campus USA at the Earth Day celebration

Sidney Tree Board is celebrating Arbor Day with its annual tree giveaway Saturday. ISU is held to these standard and has been a Tree Campus since the programs...


VP Pence arrives in Australia, last stop in Asia

While in Australia, Pence and his family will also meet some local wildlife at Sydney's zoo, take a harbor cruise and tour the world-famous Sydney Opera House. ...


Tiger Woods still on hold

The 14-time major victor has played in two PGA Tour events this season, finishing 15th at the Hero World Challenge in December and missing the cut at the Farmer...


Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Pence's comments come just days after South Korea, the U.S.'s sixth-largest trading partner, avoided being tagged a currency manipulator by the U.S. Treasury, t...


VP Pence thanks corporate Japan for boosting US growth

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who met with Japan's trade minister, Hiroshige Seko earlier Tuesday, said he hopes to soon begin talks on a free trade agre...


LF demands arrest of those involved in Narada scam

Apart from TMC party functionaries, a senior IPS officer, who was also seen in the video taking cash and promising favours, is reportedly booked. The CBI probed...


Death toll from 'Mother Of All Bombs' climbs to 94

The 30-foot-long, GPS-guided bomb is capable of destroying an area equivalent to nine city blocks. The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan, General Joh...


America's era of strategic patience with North Korea is over: US Vice-President

Seoul was Pence's first stop on a four-nation tour in Asia. US Vice-President Mike Pence has said that America's era of strategic patience with North Korea is...


British Columbia New Democrats promise balanced budget, higher corporate tax

He said the proposed rental subsidy would apply across the province and be available to all tenants, regardless of income. She says the province already subsi...


EU expands sanctions against North Korea as Trump meets Xi

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a telephone call that North Korea's latest ballistic mis...


Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

Personal belongings could be seen dangling out of the windows. The blast happened after thousands of Syrians being evacuated from their besieged towns had s...


Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

Morano worked in a factory until she was 65, according to Reuters . 'She was always very decisive'. "She forgets nothing", Yamile Vergara, her nurse for over 4...


Lavrov: I Told Tillerson That US Syria Strikes Contradict Anti-Terror Goal

It was a grim assessment that echoed the words of Trump's top diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who left an nearly two-hour meeting with Russian Presi...


Why Trump the trade critic now offers an outstretched hand

But one rather odd confluence of topics was the Syrian missile strike and dessert. President Xi was enjoying it. President Donald Trump's foreign policy has g...


Russia war of words over Syria clouds Moscow talks

Tillerson is a former boss of oil company Exxon Mobil, which has big projects in Russian Federation. "They have chosen to side with a murderous, barbaric crim...


Iraq says Islamic State has lost most of the land it seized

The IS group still controls the large towns of Hawijah and Tal Afar as well as remote areas along the border with Syria in western Iraq. Mosul , now the ...


G7 states reach no deal on United Kingdom call for further Syria sanctions

Putin and his government want to soothe tensions over Russia's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and perhaps ease USA and European sanctions slapped on...


Served triple talaq, Aligarh Muslim woman sits on dharna outside husband's house

Jilani said if the state government wants to collect opinion of Muslim women on triple talaq , it should hold a referendum on the issue and the Board should be...


Wind gust sends bounce houses into air, injuring five children

Parents of five children are counting their blessings today after high winds and an inflatable "bounce house" nearly got them killed yesterday. Amanda Reger...


Taiwan first in Asia to ban eating cats and dogs

The series of amendments raises a hosts of issues around animal welfare and reveals changing attitudes in Taiwan, where dogs are now widely seen as pets. Repeat...


During border visit, Sessions outlines immigration plan

Sessions defended Trump's proposed border wall , saying it will be another tool to fight illegal immigration amid efforts within the Justice Department and oth...


Somali pirates flee hijacked Indian cargo dhow, taking one crew member

Her comments came a day after the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) said in a statement that it rescued the ship. All the crew members on the ship were saf...


Former US ambassador to Syria predicts more chemical attacks

Moscow and Damascus claim that the toxic gas was released when strikes by government forces hit a rebel weapons depot, an assertion the United States and others...