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David Cameron's last day as British prime minister

Cameron was given a standing ovation by Tory MPs as he ended the session, with Labour MPs also applauding. Mr Cameron, who announced his resignation after fai...


Counter-terrorism, migration issues to be discussed at 11th Asia-Europe Meeting

Kalla is scheduled to deliver a three-minute speech and have bilateral meetings with several head of states and prime ministers, including The president of the ...


Political conclave of NEDA today

Now both the parties have joined in Neda signaling the silent death of the forum, which was launched in October 2013. Chief ministers Sarbananda Sonowal, T.R....


Two Campers from Alabama Arrested for Starting Cold Springs Fire

Their female companion, Elizabeth Burdeshaw, 20, also from Vinemont, Alabama, is not facing charges, as she did not have any involvement in creating, maintainin...


Iraq executes five after devastating Baghdad blast: ministry

At least 83 people have been killed and 176 wounded in two separate bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Sunday morning, Iraqi officials said. The Baghdad a...


Sanders Supporters React to Clinton Endorsement

The UVM senior says he's disappointed with Sanders decision to endorse Clinton, but he understands the Senator's predicament. Here at home, Sanders supporters...


Hague Tribunal Ruling Backs Philippines; Will China Fight or Flee?

In a major diplomatic blow to China, the Permanent Court of Arbitration on Tuesday struck down the Beijing's claims in the strategic South China Sea. "As prov...


Toll in Kashmir violence climbs to 34

Protests in the Valley show few signs of ebbing with the rising toll of those killed in retaliatory firing by the police and the CRPF. Most of those killed we...


Giancarlo Stanton Shows Off Swing in Home Run Derby

Stanton spent his Monday night launching mammoth shot after mammoth shot, bulldozing his way through the bracket. For someone with the raw strength of Stanton, ...


Kevin Durant Warriors jerseys already selling well

As reporters tried to get more out of Morris on the move that caught the entire NBA's attention, he obliged, following up with his judgment of the situation. "H...


Hillary Clinton email server: Questions under oath would be futile, says lawyer

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on July 12, 2016. Letter-writer Mark Rawlins' suggestion that the Republica...


Lynch says she uses government email for official business

The Justice Department, at the FBI's recommendation, is not going to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email account during her time as Secretary ...


Jammu & Kashmir celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr with fervor

Duterte made the call as he extended his greetings to the Muslim community observing Eid'l Fitr or the end of the month-long Ramadan yesterday. "No one should...


Seven things to know about Theresa May, Britain's new prime minister

David Cameron is making a final appearance in the House of Commons as prime minister Wednesday before handing over to his successor, Theresa May . Ms May poi...


Rebels Launch Attack in Syria's Aleppo

The Damascus government controls the war-torn country's major population centres in the west, with the exceptions of Idlib and rebel-held areas of Aleppo . Rus...


Hundreds of IS militants killed in airstrikes near Fallujah

The official, identified by The Associated Press as Lt. Gen. Hamid al-Maliki, said no other force took part in the operation. Al-Boukamal was considered the l...


Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey strongly defends outcome of Hillary Clinton email probe

Republican Sen. John Cornyn demanded Thursday that the Department of Justice release the transcript of Hillary Clinton's interview with the FBI , as Republic...


David Cameron hosts final cabinet meeting as UK PM

For the past six years she's been Britain's Home Secretary, in charge of policing, immigration and counterterrorism. The incumbent Prime Minister pointed out ...


Tory party leadership race

He followed that up by saying the new Prime Minister must be someone who fought on the Leave side - effectively ruling out May, who was an (albeit fairly quiet)...


Yemen: Government forces recapture raided army base

Clashes then broke out between troops and attackers in the base, which was sealed off by government forces sent as reinforcements, witnesses said. No group im...


Death Toll in Apulia Train Crash Rises to 20

The two trains that crashed head-on in Italy's southern Puglia region belong to a local private rail company, Ferrotramviaria SpA. An aerial image showed tr...


Hillary Clinton interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation about email arrangement

Lynch told reporters Friday that she meant to accept the findings and recommendations of career prosecutors who have spent months investigating the case. Thou...


Cameron holds his last Cabinet meeting

Ministers - including May - gathered for Cameron's 215th and final weekly Cabinet session Tuesday, the day after she was confirmed as the new Conservative leade...


India signs agreement with Mozambique to import pulses

Mozambique alone receives nearly a quarter of India's investment in Africa, according to India's government. It remains to be seen whether South Africa would ri...


United States attorney general defends decision on Clinton email probe

Lynch is testifying Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee following a week of violence that brought that issue to the forefront. U.S. Attorney General...


Syria rebels attack regime-held Aleppo districts

Syrian rebel fighters on Tuesday launched a fierce offensive on positions for the pro-regime forces in Aleppo city, northern Syria, and recaptured a key distr...


Milik Rejects Everton and Commits Future to Ajax

The 22-year-old, who scored 21 times in the Eredivisie last season as well as once for Poland at Euro 2016 , has been heavily linked with Everton and Leicest...


China says ADIZ in South China Sea depends on threat

Overnight an global court in The Hague ruled China has no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea , in a non-binding ruling dismissed as a "farce...


OPEC Forecasts Tighter 2017 Oil Market, Brexit Drag On Economy

It is forecasting growth of 1.5% in the United Kingdom this year against 2.1% a month earlier, while it believes it will slow sharply to 0.4% in 2017. Of course...


David Cameron makes journey from No 10 to PMQs for last time

Back when Brexit hit, David Cameron said he'd be resigning as Britain's prime minister. There is also speculation that May, Britain's second female prime mini...


Museveni orders the evacuation of Ugandans in South Sudan

South Sudan's president and his estranged deputy ordered a ceasefire on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) after a new day of heavy fighting in the capital that sent...


Taiwan Sends Warship To South China Sea After Ruling

A spokesman for the US State Department, John Kirby, said the ruling was "an important contribution to the shared goal of a peaceful resolution to disputes in t...


Court faults China's ownership of South China Sea

China has intensified the drumbeat of its opposition. The Philippines had brought a case against China's claim to some 90 per cent of the South China Sea to t...


Travellers warned to avoid South Sudan

South Sudan became the world's newest country when it split from Sudan in 2011. The US said anyone impeding efforts to end the fighting would be held fully ...


Three Arrested In "Credible" Plot to Kill Baton Rouge Police Officers

The 13-year-old boy was arrested Monday and charged with burglary and firearm theft, police said. Authorities called on the fourth suspect to turn himself in. I...


FBI Plans to Release Files on Clinton Email Investigation

Hillary Clinton's lawyer said in a court filing Tuesday it would be "futile" for a federal judge to order the former secretary of state to answer questions unde...


Turnbull claims victory in Australian election

He told the Coalition launch he would be seeking parliament's early support to pass middle-income earner tax cuts and company tax cuts for businesses with turno...


'Brexit Means Brexit' And Will Be 'Success': UK PM Candidate May

If an election is held, and if a candidate who strongly favors European Union membership would be elected with a clear mandate from the public to keep Britain i...


Clinton Extends Lead Over Trump To 13 Points: Reuters/Ipsos

Representative Jerry Nadler asked Lynch what she thought of the pro-gun rights adage that "the only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy wit...


Cameron Chairs 'Emotional' Cabinet Meeting Last Time As UK PM

The vote exposed deep inequalities in British society which Ms May has promised to address and upended the political scene, sending her Conservatives and the ma...


Five-time champ Duncan retires after 19 glorious seasons

Bryant always did things differently, from his much-flashier wardrobe to his much larger bank account last season as the NBA's highest-paid player, which preven...


Pentagon chief seeks better use of US forces in Afghanistan

Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, the top US commander in the fight against the Islamic State group, said they have already received warning orders to deploy and will f...


Britain's May wins PM race after pro-Brexit rival quits

After Cameron's Cabinet meeting in the iconic 10 Downing Street government headquarters, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there were some "wonderful tribut...


Jordan Talks About His Broken Relationship with NFL Brother Aaron Rodgers

Inexplicably, JoJo bought it and gave Robby the date rose, although perhaps it had more to do with him stripping down to his undies and running through the ...


Attorney General declines comment to Congress on Clinton emails

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday faced pointed questions from Republican congressional lawmakers about the use Hillary Clinton made of several pri...


Turkish police raid suspected Islamic State cells in Istanbul, Izmir: Anadolu

Turkish police have detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists, including three foreigners, over the deadly Istanbul airport attack that left 43 people de...


Terrorists strike Bangladesh largest Eid congregation in less than a week

A second policeman later succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital in neighbouring Mymensingh. Suspected Islamists carried out a deadly attack in Banglade...


Eid ul Fitr being celebrated with religious fervour on Wednesday

British Columbia's 100,000 Muslims will join the 1.6 billion Muslims around the world marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr. However in India, people living in K...


China may establish South China Sea air defense zone

What were the tribunal's findings? "Do not turn the South China Sea into a cradle of war", he told reporters, insisting: "China's aim is to turn the South Ch...


Canadian PM: Russia Wasn't 'Positive Partner' In Minsk Cease-Fire Deal

While trade was the ostensible reason for their meeting and numerous compliments were exchanged regarding the more than 1.2 million Ukrainian diaspora in Canada...