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Authorities raid 16 locations in Istanbul

Turkey has spent much of this year reeling from terror attacks as it weathers bombing campaigns by both ISIS and Kurdish militants. Paul Roos, 77, a South Afr...


N. Korea hurls insults after deployment of missile defense

North Korea said Monday it will end a diplomatic communication channel with the United States and hinted at harsher punishment for Americans detained in the ...


Clinton confirms her appearance with Sanders

An amendment calling for the elimination of racial profiling by law enforcement that was proposed by Sanders supporters was also approved by a unanimous vote. "...


Transcript of Andrea Leadsom's interview with The Times

The controversy over the remarks is the latest twist in a fierce campaign to succeed David Cameron as the leader of the governing Conservative Party and prime...


Digvijay rakes up Rajnath Singh's alleged meeting with Pragya Thakur

Maharashtra state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he has ordered Mumbai Commissioner of Police DD Padsalgikar to launch an inquiry against Naik and su...


US says South China Sea ruling presents choice for Asia

Chas Freeman also stressed that Manila's decision to go to court was motivated by the then Philippine government's desire to score political points, and the Int...


Soldiers killed as Al-Shabaab bombs Somali Army base

Residents said they heard heavy gunfire and an explosion Monday before the extremists raised their black banner over the base. A Somali army officer told Reut...


Indian PM in Kenya on last leg of 4-nation African tour

The Prime Minister will also see an exhibition on solar energy and meet "Solar Mamas", a group of rural women solar engineers from Africa who have been trained ...


Sea row: PH willing to share resources with Beijing

The Law of the Sea Convention makes clear that the absence of a party or failure of a party to defend its case shall not constitute a bar to the proceeds and th...


Anti-Trump protesters urge Walmart to skip Republican convention

Each U.S. state and territory have three representatives for a total of 168. Kent State Associate dean Danielle Saver Coombs, who teaches politics and media, ...


Hamas Asks Palestinians to Stage Sit-In at Al-Aqsa Mosque

At least seven Palestinians were injured after being hit by rubber bullets, while police said they arrested four Palestinian youths. Israeli police spokeswoma...


Zika virus claims first death on U.S. soil in Salt Lake Valley

Dagmar Vitek, deputy director of the Salt Lake County Health Department , also said at a news conference that the victim had an underlying health condition . ...


State Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill

Senators from Vermont opposed the bill because it strikes down Vermont's own law that required GMO labels right on the package. The poorly drafted bill exem...


IUML bats for Zakir Naik, says he is being hunted

A cabinet committee meeting, presided over by industries minister Amir Hossain Amu, took the decision, following the 1 July Dhaka attack in which one of the m...


United States urged to respect China's sovereignty

The Philippines is willing to share natural resources with Beijing in contested South China Sea areas even if it wins a legal challenge next week, Foreign Sec...


FBI Director Comey says 'nobody would' bring a case against Clinton

Chaffetz then asked if the FBI investigated Clinton's past statements under oath in front of Congress. "You'll have one in the next few hours", Chaffetz res...


It's Super Effective: Players Say Pokémon Go Helps Their Mental Health

As a person is walking down the street the creatures will appear and can be "caught". The malicious app was uploaded to an online malware detection repository o...


India gifts 30 field ambulances to Kenya

PM Modi will hold bilateral talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta later in the day. Among the agreements signed during the visit was a revised double tax...


Prime Minister Modi Pays Homage To Kenya's First President Jomo Kenyatta

Among the agreements signed during the visit was a revised double taxation avoidance pact, said Kenyatta's spokesman Manoah Esipisu. A bilateral agreement on ...


Japan PM says not so easy to revise constitution, wants deeper debate

Another exit poll by Japan's Kyodo News said that the constitution review bloc is close to getting two-thirds majority in the upper house. A particular sour...


PM Narendra Modi arrives in Tanzania

Modi, on an African tour, arrived in Tanzania late on Saturday from South Africa and was also due to visit Kenya on Sunday. If that was the beginning of a loa...


Politicians and Celebrities React To Nigel Farage's Resignation

UKIP leader Nigel Farage said Monday he is leaving his party post because he wants his life back after years of political intrigue. He said the Brexit vot...


Chilcot report: John Howard defends decision to send Australian troops to Iraq

He was responding to the criticisms of his leadership by the Iraq Inquiry committee led by Sir John Chilcot. The Scotsman quotes the former prime minister a...


Hutchinson to celebrate the Fourth of July

Below is a list of holiday events in each community. You can see fireworks in Windsor County at Ascutney Mountain at dusk, along with food and music. Para...


Donald Trump Lays Down Trade Gauntlet For Hillary Clinton

And three hours later added: "We must do everything possible to keep this terrible terrorism outside the United States". They are shocked that Mr. Trump would e...


Leader of United Kingdom opposition party urges challenger to 'think'

He has refused to stand down, despite losing a vote of no confidence which saw 172 of Labour's MPs vote against him - with just 40 voting in support of their ...


After India, now Bangladesh bans Peace TV

Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said that it was a matter of serious concern and a probe into funding of Zakir's NGO has also been ordered. The report said t...


Andrea Leadsom quits Tory leadership race

Around 150,000 grassroots members of the ruling Conservative Party will choose a successor to Cameron by September 9. Prime Minister David Cameron announced h...


Japan Votes in Upper House Elections

Japan's Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Shinzo Abe (1st R) puts a rosette on the name of a candidate who is expected to w...


Militants Attack Huge Bangladesh Holiday Gathering

The Eid prayer gathering in Sholakia in northern Kishoreganj district had drawn at least 200,000 people to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan . "So...


Angela Eagle: I'll run if Corbyn does not quit

Speaking to ITV News , she called on Mr Corbyn to do the "right thing for the party and the country". The Labour leader was attacked by Jewish leaders for ap...


Israeli government approves 800 new colonial settlement housing units

The Israeli military struck a series of militant sites in Gaza early Saturday in response to a rocket attack that hit a kindergarten in the Israeli border town ...


Niger Delta Avengers Claims Five Attacks in Three Days

The group also claimed responsibility for vandalising an Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) remote manifold, close to Banta, and two crude pipeline...


Emotional, peaceful Vancouver event protests killings, celebrates black lives

Jones said it was important to bring her children - Johnai, Isaiah, and Teejay, ages four, nine and 14 - to Sunday's event, adding: "I really want my kids to ha...


Andrea Leadsom row erupts: 'Being a mother gives me edge'

The Times quoted the Energy Minister as saying having children gives "a very real stake in the future of our country". Mrs Leadsom, who has two sons and a ...


President Obama urges Americans to still remain united

President Obama is appealing for better relationships between police and communities after the fatal shootings of five Dallas officers during a Black Lives Matt...


The Chilcot Report explained

Hussein and accepted the American timetable for the military action by mid-March, pushing only for a second Security Council resolution that never came, 'underm...


US frees Yemeni prisoner from Guantanamo, sends him to Italy

A detainee is escorted to interrogation by USA military guards at Camp X-Ray at Guantanamo Bay. Obama issued an executive order in 2009 aimed at the eventual ...


Some Bangladesh Officials Doubt Islamic State Carried Out Dhaka Attack

At least 20 hostages were killed during the terror attack, which Islamic State has claimed responsibility for. (Vatican Radio) Bangladesh police have admitted...


Two arrested after deadly Dhaka cafe siege

Asked why they would have become jihadists, Mr Khan responded: "It has become a fashion". Rahman also said that police investigations are still ongoing. Some ph...


Centre orders investigation into funding sources for Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation

It was also chose to monitor the sermons given during Friday prayers to check whether any provocative lectures are delivered, Amu told reporters. Born and liv...


Justin Gatlin loses for the first time since 2015

He finished in 13 minutes, 35.7 seconds, behind only 41-year-old Bernard Lagat, who won in 13:35.5 and qualified for his fifth Olympics. Vice versa, too. Af...


Masterful Murray clinches second Wimbledon title

Murray nearly broke down again after admitting to the pride he hoped his little girl would feel, and he wouldn't be the first father to behave differently when ...


'The decision must be respected' - petition rejected for second European Union referendum

They waved European flags and chanted "We love you EU". The email said the petition would be considered for a debate by the Petitions Committee because it had...


Irani quotes popular Hindi song on shift to Textiles

Speaking on his vision for the ministry, Javadekar said, "We lack innovation". Calling Irani his "little sister", he praised her work at the HRD ministry an...


Egypt Foreign Minister Visits Israel

Shoukry's visit was orchestrated by Netanyahu's confidant Isaac Molcho, who traveled to Egypt in recent weeks and met with Egyptian officials, the Ha'aretz dail...


Pence To Meet With Trump This Weekend

He only said he's had no direct contact with the Trump campaign since before Indiana's April primary. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former U.S. An aide s...


South Sudan fighting between army factions persists

The country descended into conflict in December 2013 after Kiir accused Machar, his former deputy who he had sacked earlier that year, of plotting a coup. "08...


Mayor Apologizes After Police Mistakenly Handcuff, Pin Down Arab Visitor

OH police have apologised after a man was wrestled to the ground and wrongly held as an ISIS suspect. Bodycam footage released by law enforcement shows poli...


Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik's TV channel

The Cabinet Committee on law and order has taken the decision in a special meeting on Sunday, Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu, who heads the panel, told re...