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Trump invites Netanyahu to Washington in February

But a potentially explosive plan to annex a large West Bank Jewish settlement unilaterally was shelved until after Netanyahu and Trump meet. An ultra-Orthodox...


Trump spokesman claims inauguration drew the largest audience in history

In a combative debut press conference , Sean Spicer accused the media of lying after Trump's inauguration crowd was compared unfavourably to that of Barack O...


Syrian rebels arrive in Astana for talks with government

In addition to the diplomatic delegations, the two-day Astana peace talks, starting on Monday, will be attended by other groups, including representatives of th...


Trump inauguration draws almost 31 mln USA television viewers

According to multiple photos, Trump's crowd attending the inauguration was significantly smaller than Obama's 2009 crowds . The numbers are all the more rem...


Jallikattu to be held in Tamil Nadu on Sunday: Panneerselvam

He also said that "We are very proud of the rich culture of Tamil Nadu". Anbumani Ramadoss, member of Parliament's Lower House, Lok Sabha, today met President...


36 killed in train accident at Andhra Pardesh, India

The carnage happened when the train came off the track near Kuneru railway station, 160 kilometres (100 miles) from the nearest city in the remote district of V...


Rocket fired near Istanbul police headquarters

No casualties were reported in either attack. The shooter opened fire on officers in a auto in the Esenyurt district, the Dogan News Agency said. In the mea...


Brit and Canadian heading to Women's March turned away at USA border

The father of two said the group was made up primarily of young professional and students, including a Ph.D. candidate. The border agents allegedly explained th...


AFCON 2017: Ghana secures a spot in the AFCON quarterfinals

Moussa Marega was the main guilty party for Mali as he missed two excellent chances before Ghana saw out their second consecutive 1-0 win at the tournament. "We...


Washington unemployment rate drops to 5.2 percent in December

Despite unemployment rising slightly in October and November, Florida's rate is 0.2 percentage points lower than 12 months earlier. Kentucky's civilian labor ...


Watch the Massive Queer Dance Party Protest at Mike Pence's House

From New York, to LA and right here in MI many people are protesting President-elect Donald Trump being sworn into office, promising to hold the new president a...


Moore: Michelle Obama sprinkled a little South Side magic

He also vowed, as he has done previously, that though his role as President has ended, he will continue to push as a citizen for initiatives he began in the Whi...


'Would-be-dictator' Trump will fail: Soros

Soros, a Hungarian-American businessman famous for his spot-on market predictions, called Trump "a would-be dictator", said the real estate magnate was "going t...


Adama Barrow says he is returning to Gambia as president

The army general was seen yesterday in the streets of Banjul jubilating with the people after the swearing-in of Mr. Barrow in Dakar, Senegal. It is not clear w...


Donald Trump's team 'wanted tanks, missile launchers' for inauguration

In further measures, Mr Trump's administration said it would reverse cutbacks to the defence budget and "submit a new budget to Congress outlining a plan to reb...


Nigeria's armed forces continue to stumble in the fight against Boko Haram

A firefight between the military and Boko Haram fighters in Rann on December 30, 2016 might have contributed to the apparent haste with which Major General Ir...


China to the US: Let's talk about trade

The Global Times , a Communist party-run tabloid, toned down its usuallypugnacious rhetoric, telling readers it hoped the most "singular" president in USA hist...


Troops Poised To Remove Gambia's Leader Amid Last-Ditch Negotiations

The West African regional force, including tanks, moved into Gambia on Thursday evening and met no resistance. Jammeh was given the deadline to relinquish p...


Italian avalanche: Rescuers find eight survivors - and a bit of hope

Emergency workers were able to speak to the survivors and have called for helicopters to evacuate them after more than 40 hours under the rubble of the Hotel Ri...


Obama's daughter to intern for Harvey Weinstein

The Hollywood Reporter states that according to a source, Malia is expected to start working in Weinstein's NY office from February - following a vacation wi...


Gladys Berejiklian nearly sure to become New South Wales premier

Gladys Berejiklian will run uncontested. Baird said "serious health challenges" for his family were also factors in his resignation. Now the Treasurer of New...


Islamic State Destroys More Roman Antiquities in Palmyra

The jihadist group had already ravaged the city during the nine months it held the site before being expelled in March past year. The group is known to have d...


Martin McGuinness: Ex-deputy first minster will not stand in NI election

So, the message is: "I'm not going away, you know". Mr McGuinness resigned as Deputy First Minister last week following a row between his party Sinn Féin and ...


After filing PE against Manish Sisodia, CBI visits Delhi secretariat

The preliminary enquiry was initiated by the CBI on a complaint alleging that a consultant of a well-known public relations company was hired by the Delhi gover...


Dead found in Italian hotel hit by avalanche after quakes, reports say

One body has already been recovered from the ruins of the hotel. Two people have reportedly been rescued and are in good condition, with many still missing....


China expects to strengthen ties with US

They are scheduled for an eight-day stay in NY and Washington DC, which includes attending the ceremony. "I respect China and the president of China and we ...


Rahman, Anand take pro-jallikattu stance

In May a year ago, the Congress in its manifesto for Tamil Nadu's Assembly polls said it supported the 2014 Supreme Court ban on the sport that some belie...


US Sends Its Stealthy, Expensive Bombers To Annihilate ISIS In Libya

The overnight US precision airstrikes on two Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant training camps near Sirte, Libya, are estimated to have killed more than 80 en...


Safran to buy Zodiac, strengthening French aerospace sector

Safran has launched a jointly agreed upon offer for Zodiac Aerospace to create a leading aircraft equipment maker with a combined annual sales of some €21.2 bil...


Iran building collapse: 30 firefighters killed as oldest high-rise falls in Tehran

The AP reports that authorities said they had "repeatedly warned tenants about blocking stairwells with fabric" that could be flammable and could block escape r...


Trump inauguration: RT blocked from posting content on Facebook

The ban would have allowed RT to post text updates to Facebook, but not other media content. "We are looking into the reasons behind the temporary block", a s...


Theresa May's Brexit plan 'demeans' United Kingdom, herself: Corbyn

He accused the PM of snubbing Parliament while talking about restoring Parliamentary democracy, despite her revelation she will give MPs and Lords a vote on her...


Premier of New South Wales Mike Baird

Despite those blemishes on his record, Baird had always been seen as a future leader of the country's ruling Liberal Party, especially as current conservative P...


OIC states to send high-level team to Myanmar over Rakhine conflict

The Meeting called on the Government of Myanmar to ensure an inclusive and transparent policy towards ethnic and religious communities, by including the Rohingy...


Thomas Cook to fly nearly 1000 Britons out of the Gambia

This action has heightened tension in the West African country and further portends danger for the fragile situations around the sub-region. Ecowas, the Econo...


Chinese star Andy Lau fractures spine from horse riding accident

Mr Liu currently is in good care under a medical team, and is fine for now . The report , quoting a producer in Thailand, said the actor was filming a horse-...


Trump Claims CIA Director Brennan Leaked Unsubstantiated Report

Brennan admitted that it is a right and a responsibility of the United States president to question the conclusions of his intelligence services, but in this c...


'They are worse than prostitutes': Vladimir Putin slams Donald Trump's opponents

There are reports that Trump would meet Putin when he goes on his first foreign trip to Iceland. "You have?" Savage says again . On Monday Mr Trump said...


New York Mayor Celebrates Obama's Commutation Of Terrorist Leader's Sentence

FALN was responsible for more than 130 bombings, many of which took place in New York City, including the 1975 bombing of a Wall Street bar that killed four . ...


Top German court rejects bid to outlaw far-right NPD party

Germany's Constitutional Court rejected the request responding to a request to outlaw the party made in 2012 by the Federal Council, or the Bundesrat, who had...


Pakistani mum who burned her daughter, 18, alive is sentenced to death

But when Rafiq arrived, her relatives tied her to a bed, doused her with kerosene and set her on fire. Parveen Bibi told a special court in Lahore , Punjab, ...


Air strike on displaced camp in Nigeria 'kills dozens'

More than 100 were injured. An errant airstrike in northeast Nigeria has killed two soldiers and more than 50 civilians and aid workers at a refugee camp - in...


Chelsea Manning Commutation Tests Julian Assange's Extradition Pledge

Among those receiving a pardon is Marine Corps Gen. James Edward Cartwright who was convicted of lying to investigators related to the public disclosure of the ...


AU fails to persuade Yahya Jammeh to step down

Jammeh, meanwhile, has filed an injunction to stop election victor Barrow from taking office and to bar other parties from swearing in the opposition coalitio...


Denmark part of Paris conference regarding Israel

Last month, Westminster came out in support of Security Council resolution 2334, condemning Israel for violating worldwide law and building settlements in occup...


Obama marks one-year anniversary of Iran nuclear deal implementation

In his own statement Monday, Kerry said, "There is no doubt that the deal is working and all participants are keeping their commitments", and insisted the pact ...


Stampede kills 5 Ganga Sagar pilgrims

According to reports, at least 15 are seriously injured. "PM approved ex-gratia from PMNRF, of Rs 2 lakh for next of kin of those deceased & Rs. 50,000 for th...


Iridium Goes 'Phew' After SpaceX Gets Off Ground

It safely returned from space and glided to a landing on a seafaring platform, known as a drone ship. The return landings are part of the company's goal to re...


Shooting at Mexican resort nightclub leaves 5 dead

Music fan Angel, who witnessed the shooting, told Dazed: "We heard what appeared to be gunshots but a worker told us to calm down, it was just fireworks". (4:39...


Geri Horner 'Pulls Out Of Spice Girls Reunion To Focus On Motherhood'

Says one of those pesky sources: "The girls are devastated". It is an extremely sad way for things to end... Although Victoria Beckham and Melanie C decline...