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Iraqi forces push into last IS pocket in W. Mosul

The two snipers, 101 civilians sheltered in the bottom floors of the building and four civilians in a neighbouring structure were killed, the statement said. lo...


Merkel to raise Incirlik issue in meeting with Erdogan

House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Thursday officially condemned the violent crackdown on protests outside the Turkish embassy in Washington las...


Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy

Kislyak reportedly expressed surprise at the idea of letting a USA official use Russian communications equipment at its embassy or consulate, as such a move wou...


President's travel ban blocked

Gregory said: "Congress granted the president broad power to deny entry to aliens, but that power is not absolute". The dissenting judges said Gregory misread...


Man Tries To Bite Flight Attendant, Then Jumps Off Plane

Two passengers left their seats to help. A passenger, identified as Tun Lon Sein, got out of his seat and attempted to open the main aircraft door, according ...


South Korea's Park makes first court appearance in corruption trial

May 23, 2017: Park, in handcuffs, is brought to the Seoul Central District Court for the opening of her criminal trial, which is expected to take several months...


Trump opens first visit to Israel as president

But reality has set in as all Trump's earlier talk - of moving the USA embassy to Jerusalem , of not worrying about Jewish settlements in Arab land and of drop...


United Kingdom interior minister "confident" Manchester attack leaks will end - BBC reporter

White House officials have said the leaked details of that meeting by intelligence officials are similarly under investigation. Police arrested two more peo...


Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

He says, "it allows you to communicate in a discreet manner". In speech delivered at an American military base in Sicily, just before Air Force 1 left for the...


Top House intel Dem would 'explore' holding Flynn in contempt

Those subpoenas: "one is been served, one is in the process of being served", Warner said on Tuesday. The Senate Intelligence Committee has now crafted two ne...


Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

The country's Disaster Management Centre (DMC) has said that around 99 people are also missing. Sri Lankan landslide survivors watch military rescue efforts...


S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria

The report is significant in that it appears the Trump administration has ruled out a military option against the North. President Donald Trump recently ord...


In Brussels, Trump and the Europeans Make Nice, Sort Of

Donald Trump is said to have told European Union leaders he is anxious Americans may lose jobs as a result of Britain leaving the EU, in what would amount ...


Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

U.S. president Donald Trump singled out Iran in a major speech on Islam yesterday, accusing the Shi'ite country of fuelling the "fires of sectarian conflict and...


Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" _ on trade

Another German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung , reported that European Union representatives felt their USA counterparts did not understand that the Europe...


G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic shifts

IN G-7 summit, Trump is likely to emphasize on curbing the financing part of (ISIS) Islamic terrorism. "If we do it right climate protection and growth go han...


Trump administration writes Congress to officially trigger NAFTA renegotiation

In a letter sent Thursday to congressional leaders, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration plans 90 days of consultations wit...


Trump sides with French victor, at least now

After the private visit of the Belgian surrealist painter's exhibition in the heart of Brussels , all this small delegation went to a famous Belgian luxury lea...


Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source freed from military prison

Pvt. Chelsea Manning was released from a military prison in Kansas Wednesday after serving seven years for providing classified government information to W...


FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

The documents, which were intercepted from Russian communications, alleged that Lynch had given Hillary Clinton secret assurances that she would not let the FBI...


Donald Trump's wife Melania rejects his affectionate advance

After arriving in Tel Aviv, the Trumps walked down the tarmac along with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara. The first lady appeared...


Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

An armored personnel carrier belonging to government troops drives along a main highway of Pantar town, Lanao Del Norte, to reinforce Marawi city , southern Ph...


United players dedicate Europa League win to Manchester victims

United's Paul Pogba holds the trophy after the Europa League final. "That's how we felt before the game, that's how we feel now". "We went out focused t...


Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point': King Salman

In his Saudi speech , Trump condemned " Islamic extremism ", " Islamists ", and " Islamic terror ", but not once uttered the precise phrase he pressed Obama ...


Senate Intelligence Committee issues two new Michael Flynn subpoenas

American intelligence officials also had information about direct communications between Trump's advisers and Russian officials, as former CIA Dir. Meanwhil...


Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

The violence sent thousands of people fleeing and raised fears of extremists gaining traction in the country. The attack killed at least two soldiers and a po...


Philippines using helicopters to clear militants

The exodus of thousands of residents has continue. The United States has placed a $5 million bounty on his head for alleged terrorist acts against American ci...


Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceed

Supreme Court gave him an unexpected reprieve. Arthur, 75, was convicted in the 1982 murder-for-hire slaying of Troy Wicker. Tommy Arthur still maintains h...


Concerns over Trump team, Russian Federation contacts — Ex-CIA head

The former spy chief said there were enough indications to warrant an investigation by the FBI. Brennan said he didn't know whether there was any collusion, b...


Henrikh Mkhitaryan sets record in Europa League final

Two goals were enough to win United the Europa League title - and with the biggest prize, a route into the 2017-2018 Champions League. At a time when we are gri...


U.S. airstrikes in Syria 'completely unacceptable', Russian Federation says

USA -led coalition jets struck a gathering of Syrian government forces deemed a threat to partnered forces on the ground near the Jordanian border, US defense o...


Rouhani takes on Trump

On May 23, during his first press conference with both foreign and local media since his sweeping win in the election on a turnout of more than 70%, Rouhani sa...


Brazil protests: Temer revokes decree deploying troops in Brasilia

The association's president, Claudio Lamachia, said the fact that Temer had not denied the content of the dialogues in question in two statements and a prominen...


UK economy slows down as households rein in spending

The rise in inflation in Britain after the Brexit vote has made households the most downbeat about their finances in more than two years, and the giant se...


Trump Launches First FONOP in South China Sea

On Thursday, the destroyer USS Dewey conducted a "man overboard" exercise, specifically to show that its passage within 12 nautical miles was not innocent pas...


Trump getting attention for shoving world leader

In Brussels , Trump said the bombing of a pop concert in the British city of Manchester on Monday, claimed by the Islamic State group, showed that " terroris...


Paris climate commitment crippling to United States growth: White House

Some are inferring the Pope was trying to convince Trump to support the Paris agreement . Residents of both states have been affected by climate change , ...


Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

Trump reportedly shared sensitive intelligence with the Russians about the Islamic State , with speculation that the information shared came from Israeli intel...


First The Swat, Now The Hair Tuck. Melania Trump Does It Again

The Palestinian ambassador to Washington said in an exclusive interview with i24NEWS on Tuesday that the inclusion of the West Bank on US President Donald Tr...


UN Security Council slams latest ballistic missile launches

The accusations come with the US and North trading threats over the latter's nuclear and missile programs, and as Washington considers whether to re-designate...


Senate panel threatens Flynn with criminal contempt over subpoenas

Any deal involving immunity would require discussion with Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed last week to oversee the criminal investigation into Ru...


Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran

Annan said it's hard to predict what might happen if Iran is pushed too far, "but what we should learn is that it wasn't sanctions, it wasn't tough actions, tha...


President Rouhani: We reach destination by unity, Supreme Leader's guidance

During a phone conversation with newly inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, "Iran is ready for coo...


Trump arrives for talks with Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

During an otherwise cordial press availability with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , Trump made a point of repeatedly stressing that he never mentio...


Mexico supports OPEC production cuts as way to stabilise oil market

An extension of ongoing production cuts is anticipated, and they could even be deepened as global supplies remain well above 5-year averages-a level cartel me...


Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

Yesterday's caning was the first time such a punishment has been meted out for gay sex since a sharia regulation came into force two years ago banning the pra...


Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip

President Donald Trump with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu as he arrives at Ben Gurion Airport on Monday, for his first official visit to Israel since beco...


CEO who once likened Apple to Hitler steps down

Jia will remain as chairman of Leshi and focus on company governance, strategic planning and innovation of key products, according to a filing to the Shenzhen s...


UP Police register murder case in IAS officer's death

It was based on his complaint that the Hazratganj police filed a murder case. Family members of the officer had earlier shot off a letter to Prime Minister ...


Counting underway in Iran Presidential election

He also said that candidates Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemi-Taba won 478,215 and 215,450 votes, respectively. He added that the victor of the electi...