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Syrian troops besiege rebel-held parts of Aleppo

From 8 to 11 July, 57 people were reportedly killed including 15 children and 497 were injured, the statement said. Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assa...


Theresa May appointed Britain's new prime minister

Mr Cameron had staked everything on his ability to persuade the country to vote to remain in the European Union in the June 23 referendum. "And I know because w...


US would consider extradition request for exiled cleric

Instead, there will be "more authoritarianism" since now Erdogan "has fewer obstacles to become president for life" and concentrate power in his own hands. "For...


Toomey likes Trump's selection of Pence as VP pick

USA presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump(4th, left) and his running mate Indiana Governor Mike Pence(3rd, left) are joined by their families...


Australia prime minister declares win in marathon election

Standard and Poor's recently cut Australia's credit rating outlook to negative from stable last week, threatening a downgrade of its coveted triple A status, ...


Questions now swirl about Turkey, key Western ally

Secretary of State John Kerry told his Turkish counterpart, according to the State Department's readout of their telephone call. In the worldwide arena, Erdog...


Centre to probe into Zakir Naik's speech: Rajnath Singh

Naik, however, rejected all reports and said, "It is totally illogical to say that I promote terrorism". "There is not a single talk of mine where I encouraged ...


Pakistan to observe "Black Day" on July 19, India rejects

The Ministry of External Affairs hit out at Pakistan stating that India would not tolerate interference of any kind in internal matters. The Kashmir Val...


Sponsored Pokéstops and gyms planned for Pokémon Go

Go download Pokemon Go on Google Play for Android , or at the Apple app store . It is a follow on from previous Pokemon games and is taking the world by...


US Election: Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton

Accepting the endorsement of her primary rival, Clinton said she was happy to be working with someone who has energized the primary process. Bernie Sa...


US Pledges to Uphold Iran Nuclear Deal on 1-Year Anniversary - Obama

The deal could face new challenges next year. And by virtually all accounts, Iran has done everything it is required to do under the agreement. "I opposed t...


Pakistani social media star murdered in 'honour killing'

They said her body was not discovered until Saturday morning. Some sources say that her brother wanted to quit her modelling so this is the reason she is stay...


Arunachal Pradesh governor asks CM Tuki to prove majority by 16 July

Tuki has also been asked to call the state assembly session immediately and to prove his majority in the house no later than July 16. The PPA release made it ...


Rebels attack government lines in Syria's Aleppo after supply road cut

Syrian forces are now 500-1000 metres away from the road, sources say, bringing the road within firing range and trapping between 250,000 and 300,000 people in ...


Death toll from Islamic State Baghdad bombs rises to 292

People mourn for the victims killed in Sunday's vehicle bombing attacks in Karrada-Dakhil district in southern Baghdad , Iraq, on July 5, 2016. Among the inj...


UK Labour's Owen Smith to stand as leader

Late yesterday, Corbyn won a first victory over his critics after the party's executive committee ruled he would automatically be included on the leadership b...


Is the GOP out of step with Americans on same-sex marriage?

Last year, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples should have the right to marry - Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing in for the majority said in the opini...


Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom to be next United Kingdom prime minister

The UK's Home Secretary Theresa May has come out on top in the Conservative Party leadership contest, with 199 votes. The victor will replace David Cameron, w...


ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack, 5 arrested

This photo taken on July 15, 2016 in Nice , shows a French flag at a make-shift memorial for victims of the deadly Bastille Day attack. It careered into fami...


Seoul tries to remain neutral after South China Sea ruling

The five-member panel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled that it had jurisdiction in the case even though China had said that "it will n...


Timeline of the attempted coup in Turkey

Addressing thousands of flag-waving supporters at the airport later, he said the government remained at the helm, although disturbances continued in Ankara. We ...


Why does Turkey have a long history of coups?

Kerry said the US had no indication beforehand of the coup attempt, which began as he and Russia's foreign minister were in a Russian government villa in Moscow...


Charges mooted over UAE robes incident at OH hotel

Al-Menhali was wearing a traditional white robe and headdress and speaking on his phone in Arabic at the time of the arrest-the UAE Foreign Ministry has since ...


Theresa May Arrives At Downing Street As PM

Cameron, who has been prime minister since 2010, didn't take any questions after his short statement. Mr Cameron said it is right that MPs will vote on Triden...


Armed men seize police station, hostages in Armenia - security service

It has been reported that police chief Valery Osipyan is being held hostage after attempting to negotiate with the group. However, the country's security serv...


Corker, Senate looking to push back against Iran on nuke deal's anniversary

The airline sector is one of the few US industries that opened to Iran following the agreement, with Boeing announcing in June a $17.6-billion deal to sell 80 p...


Theresa May Appointed British PM, but Brexit Outlook Remains Uncertain

Several countries opposed the dinner, saying that it amounted to "informal talks" with London before it had triggered the formal procedure for leaving the Eu...


Double-dissolution Australian election backfires for PM Turnbull

The Liberal-National coalition and Labor Party require 76 seats in the House of Representatives to form majority government . With the possibility of a hun...


Activists sue Baton Rouge police over treatment of protestors

The suit is requesting a temporary restraining order against local and state law enforcement groups to prevent them from interfering with the protesters rig...


Mike Pence's IN homecoming a very un-Donald Trump-style event

It features an "H" with an arrow pointing right, leading some Democrats to complain that the arrow did not point left. Indeed, the event, in a ballroom at a M...


Pakistan's Opposition Joins Kashmir Issue, Bilawal Bhutto To Rally Today

Geelani was detained by the police outside his residence as he tried to defy restrictions, a police official said. "So, let it be understood that no amount of...


Donald Trump introduces Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as running mate

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets his newly selected vice presidential running mate Mike Pence, governor of IN, as he takes the stage duri...


A Clinton-Warren Meeting Does Not Mean A Clinton-Warren Ticket

Clinton was joined by campaign chairman John Podesta and vice chairwoman Huma Abedin. Late last month, the Democratic governor said he "briefly" spoke with th...


Trump Wants Declaration of War Against Terrorists

Clinton released a longer press statement , expressing similar remorse, and pledging the attacks would only strengthen the resolve of the United States' Wester...


Trump's VP choice compares mogul to US icon Reagan

Trump conceded that one of the reasons he'd selected Pence was to promote unity within the Republican Party. Donald Trump and Mike Pence released a new ...


Four men arrested over Nice attack

The French authorities said the man who ploughed a truck through crowds watching Bastille Day fireworks in the Riviera city had no known connection to m...


United States to base hundreds of troops outside Afghanistan

The decision to extend support to Iraqi forces is based on a recommendation made by the Defence Secretary, as well as Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunf...


Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull urged to quit after election

Whereas the caretaker Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was holed up in his Canberra office on Monday, the Labor leader toured electorates and called a media conf...


What they are saying about Bernie Sanders endorsing Hillary Clinton

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Sanders' endorsement came more than a month after Clinton clinched the Democratic Party nomina...


Missouri GOP delegate seeks to dump Trump, others reluctant

Kasich will instead speak to the annual convention of the NAACP this weekend in Cincinnati. Minnesota Republicans headed to this week's national party conve...


Back problems hamper Jason Day at Open

Stenson, still chasing his first major triumph, was not so lucky, his effort did find sand and a bogey dropped him to 10-under. The only thing he couldn't do ...


Thousands of Ankara residents come to protect president's complex - President's website

Turkey plays a key role in USA -led efforts against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. Erdogan blamed the uprising on Fethullah Gulen , a Muslim cleric wh...


Pence has long conservative record on immigration

Wendy Wilton, a Trump supporter, calls Pence a good choice. "There's no question it's the right view", Pence said Friday. The New York businessman comes...


Kerry Congratulates Boris Johnson on Appointment As UK Foreign Secretary

Gone were Cameron allies including ex-Treasury chief George Osborne, Cameron's friend and neighbor and like him the product of an elite private school. Veteran ...


Some of Egypt's pro-army media jump gun, welcome Turkey coup

General Umit Dundar, who stood in as acting chief of staff while Hulusi Akar was being held by the rebels, said 104 coup plotters has been killed. The Hurriyet...


Turkey coup attempt: U.S. warns Turkey against 'insinuations' of involvement

The acting military chief, Gen. Umit Dundar, announced that the dead included 104 coup plotters. "The nation will never forget this betrayal". Thousands of su...


Nice truck terrorist was 'a soldier' of Islamic State

The Windsor Islamic Council said its thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the assault. "I saw his face, " Swedish tourist John Lambert told The Assoc...


South Sudan's President Salva Kiir calls for calm as foreigners flee

Riek in the morning - today [Thursday] and I asked him to come but it was hard for him to accept" he said . The ceasefire took effect from 6 pm on Monday and...


USA cleric Fethullah Gulen behind coup plot, Istanbul informs Washington

Erdogan has repeatedly accused him of attempting to spark an uprising within Turkey's military, judicial system and media. The cleric, who once supported Erdo...


Pakistani Social Media Star Strangled In Apparent 'Honor' Killing

Her body was discovered on Saturday morning. Baloch's death sparked an outpouring of grief on Twitter and other social media websites and reignited a debate a...