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Former Australian PM Howard defiant in the face of Iraq War criticism

Mr Howard convened a cabinet meeting ahead of a live national television broadcast announcing Australia's decision to commit troops to any US-led coalition to d...


US says continued Russian aggression will provoke NATO response

Leaders in Warsaw for meetings on Friday and Saturday will announce efforts to deter what they see as continued aggression from Moscow. He cited first the I...


Iran Missile Tests 'Not Consistent' with Nuclear Deal

Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said Friday that the intelligence report made for "unpleasant" reading, but noted that it covered a period before the...


Obama speaks on Dallas shootings of police

President Barack Obama on Friday reaffirmed his belief that the United States and its European allies will continue to work together on critical global challeng...


Govt announces day of mourning on demise of Edhi

Edhi will be laid to rest at the Edhi village he founded 25 years ago where thousands more are expected to be part of the funeral procession. "I want to tell yo...


Israel imposes lockdown on tens of thousands of Palestinians in Hebron

Facing ever-growing pressure from the Israeli High Court, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today agreed to allow Palestinians to build some 600 homes...


Pakistani PM to return home Saturday after surgery in London

It was the 66-year-old's second major cardiac medical procedure in five years. "The emergent arrangement for a Boeing 777 aircraft to fly back to homeland the...


Dallas shooting suspect Micah Johnson 'acted alone'

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said this morning that because of the ongoing investigation, no information will be released right now about three other suspects in...


Israeli PM Netanyahu tour coincides with memorial of Entebbe hostage rescue

Netanyahu's visit in Uganda also coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Entebbe hostage rescue in which his brother, Yonatan, died. Speaking in Entebbe...


North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief says helping partners' armed forces is crucial

President Barack Obama on Friday reaffirmed his confidence that the US and its European allies will continue to work together on critical global challenges des...


Saudi Arabia arrest 19 people over bomb attacks

The ministry said the deadly Medina attack occurred during sunset prayers after which Muslims break their Ramadan fast. Saudi Interior Ministry said t...


Former Aberdeen pupil in running to be next prime minister

Gove , one of the leaders of the victorious campaign to quit the alliance, said at a campaign launch that the next Conservative leader should be a true supporte...


Griezmann and Ronaldo clash in final for second time in six weeks

Two goals from Antoine Griezmann saw off Joachim Low's side and set France up for a showdown against Portugal. For Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal, the Euro 201...


Mosquitoes? I'm more scared of bears! - Stenson commits to Olympics despite Zika

Apparently the Olympic Games will proceed but houses were removed in the city, pollution in Guanabana bay has not been cleaned. "We found that the threats occur...


Beijing begins military exercise in South China Sea

The Philippines brought its long-simmering disputes with China in the South China Sea to worldwide arbitration in January 2013 after Beijing took control of...


Trump's VP list shortens, and Christie's near the top

Clinton, referencing the Disney movie featured in Trump's tweet , fired back at her GOP rival late Wednesday. Gingrich, 73, a Republican presidential hopeful...


There's a lot you can do to hold US police accountable

The episode began Thursday evening while hundreds of people were gathered to protest the police killings of two more black men: Philando Castile, who was fatall...


United Nations says Iraqi children 'relentlessly targeted' in war

Iraq's Defence Ministry has released footage showing airstrikes on dozens of vehicles, which officials said was an IS convoy fleeing the western city of Falluja...


S.Korea, US to deploy THAAD missile defence, drawing China rebuke

He urged the North "to refrain from actions that further raise tensions in the region". South Korea also strongly condemned what it called North Korea's "pr...


Trump to GOP senators: You're either with me or you're for Hillary

Where do you come down? Gingrich, who built his political career in Georgia, took the stage for about seven minutes in Cincinnati to introduce Trump to th...


Heavy gunfire near South Sudan president's compound, UN site

Inside Story - Is South Sudan finally on its way to peace? He said after Machar arrived at the Palace and as the meeting was about to start, heavy shooting st...


Man dies after being gored at bull run in Spain

The Running of the Bulls (in Spanish: encierro , from the verb encerrar , "to corral, to enclose") is a practice that involves running in front of a small g...


Amarnath Yatra Suspended after Hizbul commander's death

Hundreds of pilgrims had to spend the day in transit camps - one enroute to Baltal and one to Pahalgam, and around 5,000 were at the base camps, officials said....


Home Ministry Orders Reexamination of Zakir Naik's Speeches

They told me that they do not believe I inspired this Bangladeshi terrorists to do this act of killing innocent people. According to news reports emerging aft...


Iran's missile tests not consistent with nuclear deal, says UN

Ban's report stopped short of calling the missile launches a "violation" of Security Council Resolution 2231, which endorsed the nuclear agreement that defused ...


Bangladesh seeks to account for missing youth to head off attacks

It was one of the deadliest attacks ever in Bangladesh , where al Qaeda and Islamic State have made competing claims for a series of killings of liberals and m...


Pakistani philanthropist Edhi's funeral held at Karachi

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced a state funeral and day of national mourning in honour of the man who owned just two sets of clothes, but whose work uplif...


Watson and union chiefs in talks to break deadlock

Speaking to the Birmingham Mail, she said most people she dealt with were "utterly supportive positive and kind" but she had also received abuse as the battle o...


Hold China accountable on worldwide tribunal's order on SCS

Beijing has boycotted the proceedings, saying the court has no jurisdiction over the issue and that it will ignore the ruling. The Virginia-based Navy Times...


Dallas shootings have 'shaken the soul of our nation'

Hillary Clinton says the shooting deaths of five Dallas police officers demonstrate there is "something wrong with our country". Clinton also tweeted her r...


Fresh protests in U.S. over police shootings of black men

Police described Thursday night's ambush as carefully planned and executed and said they had taken three people into custody before killing the fourth after a...


I'll be back for my 20th Wimbledon, says Venus Williams

Angelique Kerber said she had a nervous start against Venus. Britain's Andy Murray will play Tomas Berdych in the following tennis match on the Centre Court. ...


Bernie Sanders still looking for platform changes with Clinton nod in sight

Clinton's campaign would not say Thursday if Sanders was involved, nor did they provide a location for Tuesday's event. Earlier in the day, Democrats kicked o...


Seoul says North Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile

South Korea and the United States announced Friday that they had made a decision to deploy an advanced US missile defense system in the South, despite strong ...


Obama reduces U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan

In a statement , he said that the USA forces will only be confined to the training of Afghan forces and police, and supporting counterterrorism missions. "It a...


Pamplona erupts with start of Spain's Fermin bull-run fiesta

Six bulls chase revellers along the half-mile course through the city centre as part of the morning runs which take place over eight days in July. The bravest...


5 soldiers killed in shooting in South Sudan, military says

Army spokesman Lul Ruai Koang said the five soldiers, all loyal to President Salva Kiir, were killed and two others wounded in the shootout at a checkpoint in t...


Why those who really wanted Brexit may soon regret it

Like other leaders, Khan also emphasized the importance of Britain maintaining a place in the European Union marketplace. "We expect the United Kingdom gove...


Polish leader says NATO-UK ties might strengthen

A 500-strong United Kingdom battalion will be deployed to Estonia and 150 United Kingdom troops will be based in Poland. The need to secure NATO's maritime st...


'It is imperative we learn lessons from Chilcot Report'

Today, the former prime minister faces mounting calls to be taken to court for the "terrible" decision of committing British troops to the US-led invasion in 20...


Indian orders probe into Zakir Naik's public documents

Clarifying the comment, he said, "I said a terrorist is a person who terrorises someone". The Shahi Imam of Kolkata's Tipu Sultan Masjid, one of the most po...


Ken Clarke calls for Michael Gove to pull out of leadership race

Boris Johnson proved himself the master of showmanship by waiting until the final line of his speech to tell stunned journalists that he would not be standing...


Liberals warned work stoppage likely in Canada Post dispute, documents show

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers said in a statement that it has "politely declined" the suggestion from Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk for binding arbi...


Fallen heroes: Details about the 5 officers killed in Dallas

Late Thursday, the Dallas Morning News reported at least one suspect was tracked to a parking garage at El Centro College, where he was hiding on the second st...


Tusk: EU 27 agree 'no single market' without free movement for UK

He also said Britain should seek full access to the EU's single market, but that it will be hard to get that without accepting the free movement of people as ...


Tension builds at Trump meeting

There was an agreement that Cruz will speak at the convention, but will not be endorsing him. Inside the meeting with GOP lawmakers, Trump offered some what t...


Blair defends decision to remove Iraq's Saddam from power

So after seven years of waiting for the report, what does Mr Blair have to say for himself? Two demonstrators were dressed up as Blair and former United State...


Brazil adds 3000 troops to Rio Olympics security operation

According to justice minister Raul Jungmann, Rio's armed forces headcount for the Olympics now stands at 21,000. If the suspension were to remain in place, ur...


Labour membership rises by 100000 as leadership battle continues

Mr Corbyn, a socialist, says he retains the support of the party's grassroots members who will elect the leader in any contest, and that resigning would be a be...


Saudi Interior Ministry names Qatif, Medina bombers; suspects arrested

S audi authorities have named the attackers implicated in a series of bombings earlier this week in Medina and Qatif and have arrested 19 suspects, the kingdom'...