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Sterling Steadies After Fall Below $1.30

News on Thursday that Interior Minister Theresa May and eurosceptic rival Andrea Leadsom would battle it out to become Britain's next prime minister had no noti...


THAAD Air Defense System Deployment in S Korea Not Against China, Russia

North Korea launched a ballistic missile from a submarine but it likely failed in its early stage, the latest in a string of tests that are part of efforts by t...


West Ham sign Turkey winger Tore on season-long loan

West Ham have signed winger Gokhan Tore on a season-long loan deal from Besiktas, with a view to a permanent switch. "Tore will add width, pace and trickery and...


Angela Eagle says bid for Labour leadership is to 'save' party

The leader of Britain's Labor Party urged a lawmaker challenging him for the job to "think for a moment" about her decision. Though many party members continu...


Australia's Liberal coalition seems set to hang on to power

Turnbull, who Tuesday took full responsibility for the dismal election campaign, has said he believes he will be able to form a government without the help of t...


Kim Kardashian pens emotional lengthy note on Black Lives Matter

Castile was shot and killed after a traffic stop by police in Falcon Heights, . She said he was reaching for his wallet when the officer shot him. Mr Castile'...


Southport Labour group pledge support for Corbyn in leadership battle

She argued that she could pull together a fractious Labour Party and present a credible face to voters at the next election. The 55-year-old, who has been t...


Iraq Army Retakes 'Last ISIS Stronghold' Near Fallujah

Anbar is home to the embattled city of Fallujah, which was under ISIS control for the last two and a half years. The first ISIS convoy hit was outside Falluja...


Shorten concedes defeat in Oz election

Within the fractious Coalition, the Liberal Party has probably won only 45 seats, however, down from 58; and the Queensland-based Liberal National Party (LN...


NATO to remain in Afghanistan after 2016

US President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that at the end of his presidency, 8,400 of the current 9,800 US troops present in Afghanistan are due to rem...


China intensifies opposition ahead of South China Sea ruling

After all, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) hardly commands the glamour of the International Criminal Court, another intergovernmental judiciary based...


Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik's Peace TV

It was also made a decision to monitor the sermons given during the Friday prayers to check whether any provocative lectures are delivered. "The Home Ministry...


Arrest of Black Lives Matter leader live-streamed on Periscope

According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office website, McKesson remained under arrest at the parish prison as of Sunday morning . Even as officials and ...


Turnbull claims election victory but greatest challenge lies ahead

Earlier in the day, Shorten announced that although vote counting continued, it became evident that the Coalition had secured enough seats in the House of Repre...


India, Tanzania ink 5 agreements

Kenya welcomed the Indian initiative "African Development through Indian Technologies and Innovations" (ADITI) to explore sharing, implementing and commercializ...


Syria truce extended as Aleppo faces food shortages

At least 25 people were killed, including six children, in government-held parts of the northern city and more than 120 were injured when dozens of rebel-fired ...


Challenger accuses United Kingdom opposition leader of 'hiding'

Unfortunately, just 20 minutes before her speech was due to begin, word reached the journalists in the room that Andrea Leadsom was about to make a statement an...


Thousands mark 21 years since Srebrenica massacre

Worldwide courts have defined the Serb massacre of over 8,000 Muslim Bosnian men and boys at the end of Bosnia's 1992-95 war as genocide. The Bosnian Serb for...


Pakistani journalist reports from inside Edhi's grave, draws flak on social media

He added that a military guard of honour and gun salute will be presented at the funeral. "Hundreds of people including some politicians and celebrities have ...


Sanders to join Clinton at campaign rally, long-awaited endorsement expected

The rally in New Hampshire, where Sanders decisively defeated Clinton by 22 percentage points in the February primary, follows several private discussions bet...


Jeremy Corbyn condemns online abuse of hostile Labour MPs

The party's general secretary later confirmed the leadership contest had officially been triggered and said the timetable would be set out after a meeting of La...


The Outlander Finale Gave Everything We could have Asked For

For everyone else, pour another shot of whisky and listen up... "God I loved her well". Although not all these fans have embraced Outlander's numerous change...


Egyptian foreign minister visits Israel, calls for two-state solution with Palestine

In 1979, Egypt was the first Arab state to agree a peace deal with Israel. An Israeli of Ethiopian descent and a Bedouin from Israel's Arab minority are also be...


Netanyahu intensifies construction drive on West Bank

Mr Shoukry also warned of the "constant deterioration" of the situation on the ground since the last round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks collapsed in April...


Iraq PM: Key base retaken from IS group

The prisoners were former members of the army and police force. "The fight for Mosul...is the culminating battle, and so we need a strong location from which ...


South African twins accused of plot to bomb United States embassy, Jewish sites

Embassy as well as Jewish Buildings in the country", he said, referring to the twins. Four suspects were identified after they attempted to travel to Syria in 2...


UK candidate Leadsom drops out of PM race, leaving only May

Tory veteran Kenneth Clarke recently described her as a "bloody hard woman", something Ms. May responded to with a laugh and the comment: "I am a bloody hard wo...


Philippine troops kill 40 Abu Sayyaf extremists in south

Ten people - nine Abu Sayyaf bandits and a soldier - were killed while 19 others were wounded in separate clashes in Mindanao, a military official said Thursd...


Theresa May poised to be next United Kingdom prime minister

He said he was hoping to hold discussions this afternoon, but was unable to say whether Mrs May would be confirmed as Prime Minister by the end of the day or th...


Blair should have focused on 'legal' Afghanistan, not Iraq

The US pushed the United Kingdom into military action in Iraq "too early", a former British ambassador to the UN has said in the wake of the Chilcot report ....


Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

Each has stated they have concerns over Zika that have caused them to make the decision to stay home rather than represent their country and expose themselves...


Theresa May set to become Britain's PM

NPR's Frank Langfitt explained that Theresa May is the U.K.'s home secretary, "which means she deals with things like immigration, domestic security". "There...


Tony Blair could face Iraq contempt vote in Commons

Meanwhile, Conservative party MP David Davis said he will file a motion to hold the former PM Blair in contempt of Parliament over Iraq war. Tony Blair could ...


SABC denies editorial policy shift

We have said to all our appointed ministers at communication, you need to assure that we have people who know how to run an institution as big as the SABC at ...


Iran missile tests inconsistent with nuclear deal

Iran meanwhile responded that it would continue its ballistic missile program. Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi dismissed NATO's voiced conc...


Angela Eagle to face deselection battle from Wallasey Labour members

Corbyn, despite a huge revolt by the majority of his MPs and losing a confidence vote, has refused to resign, promising to fight any leadership challenge. When ...


Federal Bureau of Investigation director insists Clinton did not break the law over e-mail server

Presidential candidates normally get access to classified information once they are formally nominated and a Clinton spokesman said Republicans' efforts to deny...


WRAPUP 3-Beijing slams South China Sea case as court ruling nears

Its territorial claims there overlap in parts with Vietnam, the Philippines , Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan. Beijing claims some 90 per cent of the South Ch...


Thousands rally in Australia for same-sex marriage

Markets shuddered after Britain's shock decision to leave the European Union, including in Australia where the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 closed down more than three...


Ash Carter: US defense chief arrives in Baghdad on unannounced visit

The U.S. officials said a team of American troops went into Qayara for a quick site assessment on Sunday and left. The Islamic State group claimed responsibil...


Kasich to appear at transportation event in Cleveland

Trump lent his campaign nearly $50 million during the primary and said he will forgive those loans and convert them to a personal campaign contribution. "I t...


Sanders And Clinton To Rally Together In New Hampshire

Sanders is joining Clinton at Portsmouth High School to "discuss their commitment to building an America that is stronger together", according to a Clinton ...


Egypt FM calls for 2-state solution on Israel visit

The current state of affairs, said the Egyptian diplomat, who held talks in the occupied West Bank on June 29 with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, "is neit...


Fighting rocks South Sudan capital for 5th day

According to officials, Sunday's Fighting also hit a United Nations camp for displaced people affected by the violence and aid workers have reported hearing hea...


Tory leadership: Theresa May backed by more cabinet ministers

Johnson's decision to break with long-time ally Prime Minister David Cameron and back the "leave" side in Britain's European Union referendum seemed to have p...


Spanish Bullfighter Gored To Death During Festivity On Live TV

Award-winning matador Mr Barrio died in hospital after the 87-stone bull gored him. Rest in peace, Victor Barrio . "He was a good friend, he was a colleague,...


Islamic State warns of more attacks in Bangladesh

The fighters said Bangladesh is part of a bigger battlefield to establish the "caliphate" proclaimed by the IS in 2014 and the attack on the Holey Artisan Baker...


Drug Addicts behind Terror Attacks on Saudi Mosques, Interior Ministry

Nair al-Nujiaidi al-Balawi, 26, crossed a parking lot next to the Prophet's Mosque in Medina and detonated an explosive belt when security guards intercepted ...


30 civilians killed by rebel fighters in Syria's Aleppo

Despite the imposition of the "regime of calm", fighting continues to rage in the country, with the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reporting the deaths of ...


We must "learn the lessons" of Chilcot, says Worcester MP Robin Walker

In a staunch defence of his former boss, Mr Campbell rejected claims that Mr Blair was "cavalier" about military action, insisting that he did everything he cou...