World

Turkey presses on with post-putsch purge

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wipes his tears during the funeral of Mustafa Cambaz, Erol and Abdullah Olcak, killed Friday while protesting the attem...


Turkish Interior Ministry fires 9000, detains others after failed coup

Turkish officials have claimed the conspirators were loyal to moderate USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Erdogan has often accused of attempting to overth...


Nice Attacker Recruited by Algerian IS Member, Says Uncle

After a special security meeting, Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said French forces in the US -led coalition struck IS targets again overnight and on Satur...


Charlie Rose lands Hillary Clinton interview

And those who addressed the attack, which left the USA ambassador to Libya and three other Americans dead, made clear they believed Clinton did too little in re...


After the South China Sea Ruling, Patience and Calmness Are Needed

China had said on Monday that the maritime dispute should not be included on the ASEM agenda, with assistant foreign minister Kong Xuanyou insisting the meetin...


Edmund propels champions Britain into Davis Cup semi-final

World number 40 Delbonis, who defeated Andreas Seppi in four sets in the opening rubber, recorded two singles victories in one tie for the first time in the Da...


Severe thunderstorm warning in effect through 8 pm

A severe thunderstorm watch remained in effect until 8 p.m. for an area covering the remainder of Northampton County, in addition to Warren and Hunterdon coun...


Egypt's foreign minister visiting Israel, first time in a decade

However, relations cooled over Israel's policies towards the Palestinians, and were further soured after the June 2012 election of the Muslim Brotherhood's Moha...


Iran denounces 'unconstructive' Bahrain opposition ban

Bahrain, which hosts the US Navy's 5th Fleet, crushed the 2011 protests with help from its larger neighbours Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. We take ...


West Brom weigh up record transfer bid for striker

The striker handed in a transfer request earlier this month after the club publicly admitted its interest in signing a big-name forward. But Irons c-chairman ...


No shaking off Taylor Swift-Kanye West 'Famous' feud

Swift later adds: "And I'm really glad you had the respect to call me and tell me that as a friend, about the song..." California state law requires two-party...


Ever worldwide flight using no fuel except solar energy lands in Cairo

Solar Impulse will take off to complete the circle when weather conditions are optimal. Solar Impulse 2 was created to run entirely on solar power, generated ...


Kashmir situation: Strict curfew continues for 10th day

Copies of the daily were seized from the Kashmir Times press, which also prints Urdu daily Tameel-e-Irshad and reputed English dailies like Kashmir Observer and...


India Kashmir dispute: Newspapers raided by police

But the continuous restrictions, which were imposed immediately after Wani's killing, along with his two militant aides, have paralyszed normal life in the vall...


'Faultless' Hamilton wins fourth British GP victory at Silverstone

Hamilton , who was claiming his 47th career win, has drawn level with British legend Nigel Mansell with four victories in his home grand prix. While the cel...


Turkey Arrests More Than 6000 Over Coup Attempt

A video from Turkey's Anadolu news agency purportedly showed police detaining the alleged military leaders of the coup. Mr Erdogan spoke to his supporters i...


Congress has old habit of destabilising popular govts: Rajnath Singh in LS

Don't blame BJP for internal rift: Rajnath to Congress. He also called upon all breakaway PRI leaders, party workers to to march ahead with the Congress-led gov...


United States student confirmed killed in Nice attack, claims school

All of the students in the study overseas program were attending a 15-day program on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Europe, part of the worldwide European I...


Turkey must not reintroduce death penalty after failed coup says Austria

The Turkish PM added that 7,543 people have been detained over alleged links to the botched putsch. "At least 208 people were killed, including 60 policemen, ...


Donald Trump Introduces Wife Melania Trump At Republican Convention

Until Monday, she only ever made brief remarks when appearing with her husband. If you want someone to fight for you and your country, he's your guy. He will ne...


Willie Robertson: Trump 'Will Have Our Back'

Next up was Scott Baio , who is entrenched in pop culture as "Chachi" on "Happy Days " and a subsequent show, "Joanie Loves Chachi ". After all, he's been a pro...


Germany to stop accession talks if Turkey uses death penalty

Erdogan's supporters revived calls to reintroduce capital punishment as the president pledges to reshape Turkey after thwarting the uprising by elements of th...


Taoiseach raises prospect of Irish border poll

He said: "It may be, in the eyes of some, a fanciful theory but who knows what happens in 10, 20 years time?" Asked if Irish unity could actually happen, the ...


United States to deploy more troops to support ISIS combat mission in Iraq

Last week, the president announced the USA would keep 8,400 troops in Afghanistan indefinitely. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to meet wi...


Germany says Turkey's reinstating death penalty would end EU talks

Seibert said. Talks of reintroducing the death penalty have revived in Turkey following a failed military coup attempt over the weekend, in which at leas...


Police kill militants, say 1 may be Indonesia's most wanted

Since a January 14 terrorist attack in central Jakarta - in which four civilians and four Daesh-affiliated assailants were killed - the government has tighten...


Melania Trump plagiarises Michelle Obama

I was unable to reach Anderson, but last week he told WBEZ News he was not going to the convention out of protest of the Illinois Republican Party not support...


Republican National Convention: Melania Trump 'plagiarised' part of Michelle Obama's 2008 speech

Her comments were an attempt to soften the image of the NY businessman-turned-politician, who has been accused of bigotry and callousness for his calls to suspe...


Melania Trump ignites GOP convention after gloom, turmoil

Trump's son and adviser, Donald Trump Jr, threatened the leaders of the attempted revolt, saying: "Your careers are finished" in a message posted on Twitter. In...


Pak model's brother confesses to drugging, strangulating her

Mushtaq Ahmed, who was among the team that conducted Baloch's autopsy. "Whatever was the case, it was completely intolerable." he told reporters. Qandeel...


Berkeley Student Who Went Missing in Nice Attack Is Confirmed Dead

Nicolas Leslie , 20, had been studying in the southern French coastal city as part of Berkeley's study overseas programme. A vigil was planned for 4:30 p....


Melania presents Donald Trump: The family man

Delegates erupted in competing chants in a televised dispute Republican leaders had hoped to avoid. They wanted a roll call vote on the RNC rules, and thought...


Mother of Benghazi victim slams Hillary Clinton at RNC

Reactions on Twitter afterwards were fairly split on one of two sides. Smith says that Clinton told her that her son's death was caused by backlash over a v...


Star Trek TV show (2017) will have next-day streaming on Netflix

The all-new Star Trek begins production in Toronto in September, with a TV premiere set for January 2017, marking the franchise's first return to the small sc...


Sanders says he'll do everything possible to help elect Clinton

But the feisty self-described democratic socialist has nevertheless refused to concede defeat to his more moderate rival, though he has said he will vote for...


Donald Trump and Mike Pence's Awkward First Interview Together

He says he tried to call Gov. Pence on Friday morning to congratulate him. "I actually tried to call Mike on the way here today, and as you can imagine, his v...


Beijing anger after South China Sea tribunal

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen urged troops heading to the South China Sea for a patrol mission to "defend Taiwan's national interests", a day after a United ...


Philippine court clears Arroyo of plunder, orders her freed

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plunder charge against former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, ordering her imm...


Stenson edges Mickelson to win British Open

He finished third, 14 shots behind. Neither player could push the margin any higher than that until they got to the 15th, the Swede again up by a shot after rol...


Chinese tourists killed in Taiwan bus fire

The others killed were the driver and a tour guide, both Taiwanese. Taiwan has seen a boom in tourism from mainland China since a rapprochement between th...


Some Melania Trump speech lines mirror Michelle Obama speech

Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. After the "...


Pakistani model strangled by brother in so-called honor killing

As previously reported, Wasim disappeared shortly after strangling Baloch , 26, on Friday, July 15, but was found and arrested shortly afterward, after their f...


German train attack: Afghan refugee 'had IS flag in room'

Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying has condemned a train attack in Germany that saw four Hongkongers injured when an Afghan refugee attacked train passengers wi...


Mayor: Acquitted officer to face internal review

After four days of testimony and essentially the same evidence as previous trials, Lieutenant Brian Rice was found not guilty on all charges in the death o...


MPs approve renewal of Trident nuclear deterrent

Labour MPs were given a free vote in the debate because the party was still in the process of revising its policy, and 140 of its 230 MPs voting for renewal, ...


Dramatic Photos From Syria Show Children Celebrating Eid al-Fitr Amid Destruction

More than 800 Muslims attended the Eid al-Fitr celebration at Harvey Hall Convention Center in Tyler on Wednesday. Muslims offered namaaz (prayers) in a gestu...


Sanders a keynote speaker at Democratic convention

However, the official vote, to be held on Tuesday, always sparks great media interest, and this time will have the participation of Bill Clinton and the presenc...


Pokemon GO: Sponsored Locations Are on Their Way to the Popular Game

As Emerson Spartz notes above, Google search traffic for the viral Nintendo game is higher than porn when you compare search activity in 2016. Niantic now...


Torrey Pines Grad Confirmed Dead in France Attack

A Texan and his 11-year-old son on a family vacation were also among at least 84 people killed in the July 14 attack. Nicolas Leslie, 20, had been studying in...


Smriti Irani takes charge of Indian textile sector

Javadekar assumed charge of his new ministry assuring that the "Team HRD" will address all the issues and challenges that the country's education sector was no...