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China downplays significance of senior official at Vatican

The Vatican has defended its decision to invite China to an organ trafficking summit after an outcry from medical experts and ethicists about the country's reco...


Countries Ask For Ban On Jaish Chief Masood Azhar. China Blocks It.

While China stands isolated globally on backing Pakistan on Masood Azhar, its investment of billions of dollars in the China-Pak economic corridor and Pakistani...


Nordstrom vs. Ivanka Trump: Whose side are you on?

Nordstrom said last week its decision to drop the products was based on poor performance, not the result of the boycott campaign #GrabYourWallet, which enc...


Trump to host Canadian PM at White House on Monday

Prime Minister's Office (WASHINGTON) - Canadian Pime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit the White House on Monday, according to a White House statement releas...


House of Commons passes Brexit Bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May secured a major victory February 8, when the House of Commons approved a bill to authorize the government to start formal neg...


Mother of woman killed in Townsville hostel slams Donald Trump

The Trump administration included the attack in its list, ostensibly to support the president's claim that terrorist attacks are "not even being reported " b...


Somalia presidential vote at Mogadishu airport

Farmajo a diplomat and professor was Prime Minister of Somalia from 2010 to 2011. Gunfire echoed across the Somali capital on Wednesday evening during the sec...


Myanmar monk caught with 4.6 million methamphetamine pills

The senior monk, who has been named only as "Arsara", was arrested after police found 400,000 tablets in his vehicle as he was driving to Maungdaw in the state ...


Pension victory for woman denied pension after partner's death

Denise Brewster and her partner Lenny McMullan had lived together for 10 years but under current rules she was not automatically included in his pension. This...


Erdogan, Trump agree to deepen cooperation against terrorism

Turkey's minister of foreign affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu announced they are planning to launch military operations in Syria's Raqqa, NTV.com.tr reports. alliance...


Brazil opens WTO case against Bombardier financial aid

Bombardier rival Embraer says it supports Brazil's move to challenge what it says is US$4 billion in support from various levels of government, including US$2.5...


Explosion outside Supreme Court in Afghan capital, casualties feared

Army ambulances near the site where a suicide bomber blew himself up next to the gate of Afghan Supreme Court. A spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health W...


Tom Elliott slams 'traitor' Cory Bernardi after leaving the Liberal Party

Former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett has unloaded on South Australian senator Cory Bernardi , who this morning quit the Liberals to set up his own conservat...


Greek 10-year bonds surge as International Monetary Fund remains split on further austerity

In its latest annual review of the Greek economy, the International Monetary Fund revealed that its board members were in disagreement over whether Athens shoul...


Listed Ithaca Energy gets friendly takeover bid from Israel's Delek Group

Delek says it will finance the acquisition from its own sources and cash reserves and cash flow expected from operations and the sale of assets. Its controls mo...


White Paper does little to tackle bigger housing issues

The Government then seems to have grasped the scale. He added: "By limiting longer tenancies to new purpose-built private rented homes, the government has off...


New Lawsuit Reveals That Melania Trump Was Planning to Launch Shoe Line

As for the "categories" her brand could have fully expanded into had it not been for that insulting article, the lawsuit lays out, "among other things, apparel ...


Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy to face campaign spending fraud trial

According to the source, one of two magistrates handling the case ordered the trial on the charge that Sarkozy spent way more than he was entitled to in the so-...


MP Buck votes against triggering Article 50 on Brexit

This directly contradicts Jeremy Corbyn's repeated assurances that Labour would reserve the right to oppose this bill at third reading if its amendments to incl...


Matsuyama wins in playoff at Phoenix

Matsuyama sank a 10-foot birdie putt on the fourth playoff hole to clinch the title, which should see him rise from fifth to fourth in the world rankings. Hidek...


Thin Mint Snowshoe Shuffle gets Girl Scouts exploring the outdoors

The only thing that surprised me is that some states didn't choose Caramel deLites or Thin Mints. Local councils and troops keep 100 percent of the net revenue ...


President Trump causes rift with Australia

It also prompted concern from Australian MPs from both sides, especially over how the order might affect Australian dual nationals. Mr Turnbull didn't want ...


President Trump calls 'negative polls' fake news in Twitter rage

According to Trump, any poll he doesn't like would now qualify as "fake news". I wonder who could put an end to this vicious cycle? Fifty-three percent of ...


Jayalalithaa's doctor lays speculations about her death to rest

Doctors said that she was admitted with fever and dehydration and was given non-invasive ventilation support soon after the admission. The British doctor said...


About 200 thousand people protesting in Romania

In an abrupt about-face, Grindeanu said on Saturday he would repeal the decree at an emergency meeting because he didn't want to "divide Romania". Thank you f...


Russell Square killer had been taken to mosque, not hospital

At the Old Bailey this morning, Bulhan pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility and five charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bo...


Twenty-First Century Fox profit tops estimates, revenue misses

The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 57.57 Billion. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 1.6. Revenues...


Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni of Italy

Trump - who has pledged to force North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to pay their fair share for their own defense and caused alarm by calling the milit...


Azam Khan claims he saved Samajwadi Party and Mulayam-Akhilesh relationship

Rahul Gandhi further urged the people to go against BJP and make Congress and Samajwadi Party win 300 seats in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections. "Now leave ...


Record number of child casualties cited in Afghan conflict, United Nations report says

Almost 11,500 civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan in 2016 - one third of them children - according to the United Nations, the highest number of annu...


Outpost bill heading for final vote in the Knesset

On Monday the Israeli leader said he had informed the Trump White House that the legislation would be voted upon. There are some 400,000 Jews in the West Bank...


Cameroon overcome Egypt to win 1st AFCON title in 15 years

Defender Ambroise Oyongo, who played every minute for his side in Gabon, afterwards spoke about the Indomitable Lions' spirit and their ambitions for the 2017...


Rival protesters clash as Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu meets Theresa May

I think other nations should follow suit. Britain was one of the signatories to the 2015 global agreement aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear programme in exchang...


Turkey detains 423 Daesh members in simultaneous raids

Turkish police detained almost 450 suspects linked to the Daesh terrorist group in early-morning raids across Turkey on Sunday, security sources said. Abdulkadi...


Donald Trump says he 'respects' Vladimir Putin even though he's 'a killer'

Top Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Sunday rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the U.S.is no better then authoritarian Russian Federation. ...


Trump taps Mike Pence to lead panel investigating mass voter fraud

Pence's campaign for Gorsuch came as Trump attacked another federal judge who blocked the president's controversial visa bans targeting seven majority-Muslim co...


Australia's inhumane refugee policies are not inhumane enough for Trump

President Trump isn't happy about a U.S. In November, the parties to the deal said the USA would prioritize families and children, and that the transfer of ...


Teacher Barry White Jr. Creates Unique Handshakes With Each Of His Students

Who knows how he can remember every individual handshake, but it is adorable to see the kids patiently wait their turn. Count Barry White as the coolest reading...


Le Pen kicks off campaign with 'France first' promise

Trump — is becoming conscious of what we've been saying for years", she said in a television interview. Addressing hundreds of supporters on Sunday at the clo...


Canada draws even with Britain at Davis Cup

It was clearly not intentional from the 17-year-old Wimbledon junior champion but, with Gabas holding his face in pain, tie referee Brian Earley had no choice b...


Seoul Says North Korea Has Fired Its Security Chief

While Kim Won-hong's demotion should not necessarily be read as his purge or ouster, the fact that his aides were executed means that, depending on how the situ...


Elneny starts for Egypt in Cup of Nations final

Apparently handicapped by the refusal of several leading players to accept call-ups from Belgian coach Hugo Broos, instead a team lacking in stars has eliminate...


Police have 'solid case' against man arrested in slaying of Karina Vetrano

She was raped and strangled after putting up a furious fight, authorities said. According to police, investigators were able to create a suspect profile based...


Isle Of Wight Wind Weather Warning Extended

There should be some drier, brighter interludes although they are likely to be short-lived. A chief forecaster for the Met Office said: "A low pressure system...


US Navy deploys missile destroyer off the coast of Yemen

Firepower: The USS Cole is part of the Arleigh Burke-class of guided missiles destroyers. The USS Cole has experience as a target for attack off the Yemen...


Tiger Withdraws With Back Spasms

The creaking American, now ranked 666th after his long injury layoff, trailed Spain's early leader Sergio Garcia by 12 shots and with only three players below...


Trump fires acting Attorney General who defied him on immigration

The drama that unfolded Monday began with Yates, who was appointed by former President Barack Obama, issuing written guidance to DOJ employees saying she was no...


Shot Louvre attacker out of danger, placed into custody

Two backpacks carried by the attacker were searched and found to contain no explosives, police added . The suspect, who has not been named by the police, was...


Trump reviews 'dumb' refugee deal with Australia after 'worst' call

Donald Trump cut short a conversation with Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull after reportedly telling him it was his "worst call by far" with a foreign leader t...


Ford exports Michigan-built F-Series truck to China for 1st time

Ford hopes to extend the sales streak to China, the world's largest auto market. F-150 Raptor is a class of one among off-road performance vehicles, with pur...