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Thousands of fans greet Portugal on glorious homecoming

Now I don't claim to know a lot about football, or soccer as we Aussies like to call it, even though I grew up on the sport watching my dad play. Ronaldo not on...


Eid celebrated with great enthusiasm across country

Muslim community converge to worship. "It's a double whammy for us as Muslims that in one way we so much innocent life lost". Take a look at pictures from acr...


Embattled Nepali PM expected to face no-confidence motion

The main Maoist party accuses Oli of reneging on past promises and is expected to formally lodge a motion of no-confidence in the prime minister on Wednesday. W...


Labour leadership race descends into death threats & brick throwing

If Labour's ruling body had agreed, Mr Corbyn might have found himself excluded from the contest - effectively sacked as leader - because he would be unlike...


Prime Minister-in-waiting Theresa May confused with porn star Teresa May

Ever since the Conservative Party announced that May will be elected unopposed as the party chief, model Teresa has been trending on Twitter. " I find it qu...


ESPYS 2016: When, Where & How to Watch

Ahead of the show, let's look back to some epic red carpet fails from previous years. From their inception, ESPY Award winners were chosen only through voti...


United Kingdom poised to have first woman PM since Margaret Thatcher

But Gove shocked the party by announcing last week that he had decided Johnson was not up to the job and declaring himself a candidate instead. The leader of ...


Far-right candidates emerge to fill vacuum after close Australia vote

Electoral officials began counting 1.5 million postal and absentee votes that will be crucial to the result of Saturday's election, which is still seen as too c...


Sushma Swaraj Says India Planning To Evacuate Nationals From South Sudan

Supporters of Kiir and Machar fought in a civil war that engulfed South Sudan from 2013 until 2015, when a peace deal was signed. The government forces also att...


Turkey, Israel sign deal to normalize ties

Yildirim said the deal, which will allow Turkey to deliver aid to Gaza and engage in infrastructure investments to construct residential buildings and a h...


This woman becomes UK Prime Minister today

She banned Raed Salah, leader of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, from Britain. Indian-origin employment minister, Priti Patel, can expe...


S.Korea to deploy THAAD in southeastern region

North Korea's missile test took place on Saturday, and South Korea has reported that the test was unsuccessful. South Korea's defense ministry on Wednesday ...


German Troops Must Return if Turkey Refuses Airbase Visits, Lawmakers Say

Lawmakers have often visited deployed soldiers, mainly in Afghanistan. In apparent retaliation, German parliamentarians have been denied access to the Inci...


Dallas Remembers Slain Officers

In a spontaneous display of unity, Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, former president George W Bush and his wife Laura, Vice-President Joe Biden and his wife...


Local delegate to Republican National Convention explains whether he could be "unbound"

Asked Monday if he was anxious about the anti-Trump delegates, as he attempts to run a smooth convention , RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said, "I'm not". "You st...


Man's home mistakenly set as Pokémon GO gym

We've got answers to all that and more! Boon pointed out that the creators of the game must have used a database that was over 40 years old - because it has...


Solar-powered plane leaves Spain for Egypt

The experimental plane had completed the first solo transatlantic flight to land in Spain last month, and will continue from Cairo to Abu Dhabi, where it began ...


Six Flags amusement park closed after receiving threat

The 523 acre park is situated 15 miles east of Washington D.C. As a precaution, the park would remain closed until it's cleared, park officials said. Investig...


Pakistan Says School Attack Mastermind Killed by US Drone

Qari Saifullah was in charge of Taliban suicide bombers. "We are waiting for visual proof", he said adding, "Till then it is not 100 per cent confirmed". Fazlul...


US sends troops to South Sudan to protect Americans

I can not say the location."It was not clear what caused the latest rift between the two men who have long jostled for power, even before South Sudan's indepe...


Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy approach Olympic golf debate from opposite sides

Whether to turn professional and leave school. "This is something that was very challenging for me, I very much struggled with it, I certainly didn't want to ...


Arlington Police Department to Provide Security for Dallas Officer Memorial

Five seats were left empty to represent each of the fallen officers during a crowded and emotional memorial at the Morton Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas. Co...


Dallas Shooter Wrote 'RB' on Wall Using Blood, Police Chief Says

A protest by the Black Lives Matter group in Dallas on Thursday night provided a "target of opportunity" and he made a decision to "kill as many as he could",...


United Kingdom politics: Corbyn to contest Labour leadership

If Labour rebels thought that a rule preventing 120,000 new members from voting in the upcoming contest would boost their prospects, this may make grim readin...


Mission Mosul: US troops head towards Iraq

Some troops would also act as a "security envelope" for the Iraqi forces, Carter said. "We will defeat ISIL, I don't have any doubt about that". "With these...


South China Sea ruling will intensify conflict - China

A US aircraft carrier strike group and other vessels have been patrolling the South China Sea, and China began naval exercises near the disputed Paracel Isla...


'Unprecedented spike' in Egypt forced disappearances

The foreign ministry said in a statement that Amnesty reports on Egypt were biased, politically-motivated and aimed to harm its image. Mr Luther, who noted ...


Black Lives Matter is 'dividing America'

At the same time, our country is losing its spirit. Asked specifically what he would say to black Americans who feel targeted by police due to their r...


Divide between Black, Blue movements widens after shootings

One Palm Coast resident is demanding that the city remove a paver brick from Town Center because it is inscribed with " Black Lives Matter ", which he feels is ...


Philip Hammond made Chancellor of the Exchequer by PM May

Mrs May vowed in her first speech to "build a better Britain" in a swift handover on the Downing Street steps 90 minutes after David Cameron said goodbye with h...


Trump even with Clinton in three swing states

The Trump of the "Trumped!" commentary series -which was unearthed by the Wall Street Journal - at times sounds dramatically different from the 2016 preside...


Modi holds talks with Tanzanian President

The list of MoUs signed between the two nations are: MoU on Defence Cooperation, MoU on Cooperation in the field of National Housing Policy Development and Ma...


Obama Urges Protection of US Muslims Against Bigotry, Xenophobia

Women taking selfie after Eid prayers in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. A 3-day truce was called in Syria for Eid. The holiday comes after recent terror...


Sanders poised to endorse Clinton at upcoming event

Senator Bernie Sanders, longtime rival of Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination, is throwing in the towel. Chief among Sanders concerns was whethe...


Standing ovation for Cameron at last PMQs

And that, in the end - the public service, the national interest - that's what it's all about. "He's been kicked so many times but he says 'keep going it's only...


Pokemon GO Will Surpass Twitter's Daily Number of Active Users

Niantic Labs has momentarily "paused" the rollout of " Pokemon GO " to other countries due to server issues. "I probably would have never went down there if i...


US to deploy another 560 troops to help retake Mosul

The suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives at a wholesale vegetable market northeast of the city, also wounding at least 29 people, security ...


Train crash kills at least 10 in Italy

The official said 22 bodies had been pulled from the wreckage, and one person died in a hospital. And surely there was an error. Right now, "human error" stay...


Lake resident diagnosed with Zika virus

Due to privacy laws, health officials said they would not release additional details about the individual or his or her travel history. Because of the risk of b...


Outgoing UK PM Cameron urges successor May to stay close to EU

He sought to deflect that criticism in an interview with the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday, saying: "As I leave, I hope people will see a stronger country, a t...


Solar plane flies over Egypt pyramids on globe-circling trip

The journey around the world meant to draw world attention to the importance of sustainable energy. The Solar Impulse 2 kicked off its epic journey in March 2...


Paralympic gold medalist Pistorius sentenced to 6 years for murder

The 29-year-old athlete said he mistook his girlfriend for an intruder and did not intend to kill her. He expected Pistorius would serve "between half and...


Theresa May to Become Second British Woman Prime Minister Wednesday

Cameron told The Daily Telegraph it had been "a privilege to serve the country I love". The changeover in the UK's leadership came from David Cameron's deci...


Theresa May to replace David Cameron on Wednesday

She has outlasted all the other candidates vying for the newly vacated post of Prime Minister and is now set to lead her country towards a new and for many,...


China releases white paper to refute tribunal verdict on South China Sea

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague has ruled against Chinese claims to maritime rights in the area, backing a case brought by the Philippines. Th...


Owen Smith announces his Labour leadership challenge

After more than five hours of deliberation, the Labour Party's ruling machine, the NEC, voted to agree that Jeremy Corbyn should automatically be on the leader...


Japan leads world stock markets higher on stimulus hope

Investors are placing a low probability of the Fed lifting the Fed funds rate during 2016. Market bellwether Samsung Electronics rose 1.2 percent after declinin...


US President Obama in Dallas praises police and calls for unity

Theirs were the latest in a string of high-profile killings that have stirred the deepest debate on race and justice in America since the civil rights movement ...


#Somme100: Soldiers emotionally pay tribute to fallen men of WW1's bloodiest battle

The five-month battle in the middle of the First World War was one of the bloodiest in European history. At the commemoration, Jason narrated the ceremony, al...


N. Korea closing communication channel with USA over THAAD

The letters read "Oppose, Deploy the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD". Earlier last week, the United States announced sanctions against North Ko...