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Raghuram Rajan's successor likely to be announced this week

A formal announcement is likely to be made after Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns from his Africa tour on Tuesday. India-born Panagariya, a native of Raja...


Britain and the South China Sea Conflict: End to Ambiguity?

A statement made by former law dean Raul Pangalangan months before he was elected a judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC) circulated again last Friday...


'Ghostbusters' In Competition at Box Office Even Before It Opens

Finding Dory has finally been toppled. Globally, Dory has paddled past the $600 million mark. It helped push The Walt Disney Studios to reach $5 billion globa...


Clinton, Biden to campaign together after police-related shootings

Secretary Clinton carefully balanced distress at the shooting of police in Dallas with outrage over the shootings by police in Baton Rouge and Minnesota. Trump'...


Thousands of Venezuelans stream over border to Colombia

The borders were unilaterally closed since August previous year on Venezuelan claims that smugglers were trying to sabotage the Venezuelan economy and Colombian...


As Battle for Party's Future Rages On, Sanders Signals Clinton Endorsement Coming

Mr Sanders , in an interview on Thursday with Bloomberg View , came as close to endorsing Mrs Clinton as he ever has, saying: "We have got to do everything ...


North Korea threatens over US missile system in South Korea

The Daily Mail reports that North Korea has continued its ballistic missile testing despite the U.N.'s increased economic sanctions. "The worldwide communi...


Vortex of Jason Kenney leadership speculation, we'll miss you

That's vital to the future of all Conservative parties in Canada and a skill we hope Kenney puts to good use in Alberta. "We've got our dancing shoes on and we'...


Wildfire burns several homes in Boulder County

Suggs and Kuykendall, both from Alabama, are suspected of building a campfire on private property on Friday and failing to properly put it out before they left ...


Blair's Former Deputy PM Says Invasion of Iraq Was Illegal

He said he "probably would" support a vote called by Conservative backbencher David Davis to hold Mr Blair in Contempt of Parliament. Mr Farron, who was a voc...


On Dallas trip, Obama will try to make sense of shootings

He had also met with King Felipe VI and acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. The president ended his official visit to Spain at 5:40 p.m., when Air Force One ...


Week of withering hot weather ahead for mid-July

Heat warnings will likely be issued on Monday. There may be temporary relief from the heat due to showers or thunderstorms and cooler weather is set to arrive b...


Trump Just Can't Quit His Wacko, Racist, Anti-Semitic Supporters

Frozen star Kristen Bell slammed USA presidential candidate Donald Trump when he tried to use hit Disney film Frozen to shut down his critics. He want...


Turnbull to continue as Australian PM as debate rages over of voting

Speaking at a conference on Sunday, July 10, Mr Turnbull - not quite echoing fellow Cabinet member Christopher Pyne's statement that the Liberal Party was an ...


General Says US Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan Won't Hamper War Effort

The 28-nation USA -led alliance would look at the situation again next year before deciding future force commitments. " Afghanistan is a place where we shoul...


Angela Eagle Launches Labour Leadership Bid

Corbyn told the BBC: "I'm expecting to be on the ballot paper because the rules of the party indicate that the existing leader, if challenged, should be on the...


Let Chilcot be guide for Australia: Leahy

Former prime minister John Howard has responded to the Chilcot report into the war in Iraq, maintaining his decision to send Australian troops into the confli...


Carter: US will send 560 more US troops to Iraq

Troops from the new deployment will be stationed at Qayara airbase, which was recaptured from IS militants by Iraqi government forces on Saturday. A small numbe...


Terrorism and Turkey's Deal With Israel

Under the deal signed Tuesday, Turkey is permitted to send humanitarian aid to Gaza through Israel's southern Ashdod Port. Apart from delivery of humanitarian...


Egypt Offers to Host Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Today I call again on the Palestinians to follow the courageous example of Egypt and Jordan and join us for direct negotiations. He also said that Shoukry had p...


Bernie Sanders to Join Hillary Clinton at New Hampshire Rally

Sanders was asked if he is now in a position to endorse Clinton. The previous draft had more generally expressed support for a $15 wage, without the specificity...


Theresa May set to be Britain's PM as contender drops out

By contrast, May stayed largely out of the referendum fray. May and Leadsom had been due to contest a ballot of grassroots Conservative party members, with th...


Theresa May to become British PM

She will take on the new role on Wednesday when the current Prime Minister David Cameron will tender his resignation . "So we will have a new prime minister ...


Death toll continues to rise days after Baghdad bombing

Rescuers are still going through the blast site in the Karrada district looking for people who are missing in one of the deadliest attacks to hit the capita...


Terror Strikes Again: Two people killed at Eid congregation in Bangladesh

Numerous attacks, including the hostage taking, have been claimed by the Islamic State group. One suspected attacker was also killed in the exchange of fire...


Korea Vows to End Diplomat Communication Channel With US

On Monday, the North's state media said it told the United States it will terminate contact through a U.N. channel in NY that allowed diplomats to communicate. ...


Husband arrested after mother of 6 killed in house fire

Pound said the victim died of her injuries just a few hours later. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is working in partnership with the Port Moody Po...


Turkey-Israel Reconciliation Leaves Many Unhappy; Erdogan Lashes Out at Flotilla Organizers

Turkey would not cut off ties with Hamas, but it will limit the activities of Hamas leaders present in Ankara. Both sides have been pushing to complete the r...


Only One Percent Of Black Voters Support Donald Trump

Clinton backers say the argument that Trump has stiffed working people is resonating with union and working-class voters. Clinton led Trump 48 per cent to...


President Obama to visit Dallas on Tuesday

Obama toured a sister vessel, the U.S.S. Ross. Garrett Nelson, a petty officer 2nd class, told the president about the weapon's impressive accuracy. Obama sa...


Trump raises $51 million, beats expectations

The results from this month show the enthusiastic movement the campaign has created, but the collection is still much less than his Democratic party opponent Hi...


Iran announces indictments against 4 dual nationals, others

A French-Iranian, Nazak Afshar, who is a former employee of the French embassy in Tehran, was sentenced to six years in April. Iran doesn't recognize dual na...


'Together we will build a better Britain' - Theresa May becomes Conservative leader

Mr Johnson said he had "no doubt Theresa will make an excellent party leader and Prime Minister ", while Mr Gove - who was eliminated from the leadership c...


Syria army repels rebel bid to reopen Aleppo supply route

The Local Coordination Committees says eight people were killed in Monday's strikes on the village of Termanin, including Ibrahim Omar, who used to report for Q...


Theresa May Likely to Become Prime Minister After Last Opponent Drops Out

And we are going to make a success of it. May, 59, is one of the most experienced ministers in Cameron's Cabinet, serving for six years in the notoriously har...


Key Indian equity indices trade higher

NSE Nifty was not behind, trading up 127.30 points, or 1.53 per cent, at 8,450.30. On BSE, 1,718 stocks advanced while 1,040 declined and 186 remained unchang...


United Nations chief says Gaza blockade 'collective punishment', calls for ending it

The deal will also see the two countries exchange ambassadors "as soon as possible", Yildirim told a press conference in Ankara. The Turkish government cut of...


Petraeus case worse than Clinton's emails — FBI Director

On Thursday, House Republicans gave him over four more hours to clarify those remarks. But Republicans now want the Federal Bureau of Investigation to open a ...


Baton Rogue DA Recuses Himself from Alton Sterling Case

Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards said he's "very proud" of the Baton Rouge police department's response to the continuing protests. "The police continue t...


Pakistan summons Indian envoy over situation in Kashmir

All forces were asked to ensure security of Amarnath pilgrims and enhance vigil along the border to check fresh attempts of infiltration from across the border....


Cameron to resign on Wednesday,Theresa to become PM

Cameron announced he would resign by October following the June 23 referendum, in which the country voted to pull out of the European Union. She said "Brexit ...


Donald Trump Says He's the Law and Order Candidate

That also goes for police officers, Trump said: "We must maintain law and order at the highest level or we will cease to have a country". But he also refere...


South China Sea ruling: why the China-Philippines court case matters

China refuses to participate in the tribunal, arguing it has no obligation to do so under UNCLOS. As a result it is highly coveted and subject to a complicated ...


Civilians Take Refuge At UN Base As Fighting Escalates In South Sudan

The UN Security Council demanded on Sunday that Kiir and his long time rival Machar, "do their utmost to control their respective forces, urgently end the fi...


Labour's anti-Semitism conference went about as badly as it could have done

As he took to the Despatch Box, many Labour MPs sat with their arms crossed. That represents a majority of over 80% against Corbyn. That would trigger a showd...


Simone Biles, Raisman, Douglas headline team for Rio

Even with a few small hiccups during Trials, Biles ran away with the top spot in the competition. "Gymnastic is not only doing the tricks; it's so much psycho...


Third victim dies in attacks on San Diego homeless

Spokesman Steve Walker said San Diego police officials had not submitted their investigation to the district attorney's office and that no criminal charges ha...


Serbia, Croatia earn Olympic basketball berths; 1 spot left

As SportsNet noted, Ejim scored an important put-back of a Cory Joseph miss to give Canada a 76-71 lead in the final minute of Saturday's win over New Zeala...


Boise State's Ostrander fails to qualify for Rio Games

In the 5,000, Hall ran with the leaders for most of the 12/2-lap race, The group of 16 finalists ran as a pack for the first third, while Hall stayed among the ...


Who is Theresa May? Meet the UK's New Prime Minister

It wasn't clear whether the flap affected Leadsom's decision to drop out. The Oxford graduate is among longest-serving home secretaries in British history a...