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Ranbir is the best actor: Aamir

It Rs 13.3 crore on its opening day., which takes the total at the start of Day 3 to an estimated Rs 28.3 crore. 36 crores is a good number considering the busy...


In dawn assault, Iraqi special forces near Mosul from east

The battle for the city is expected to take months, with USA officials estimating that thousands of ISIS fighters remain in the city despite ground forces and...


Candidate drops out as Ukip leadership nominations close

The editor of right-wing news site Breitbart, who said he would now be travelling to the USA to cover the rest of the election, threw his weight behind Ukip Lo...


United Nations special envoy for Syria 'appalled' that rebels target civilians in Aleppo

Syria's General Command of the Armed Forces said rebels fired more than 100 mortars and 50 rockets. De Mistura said "relentless and indiscriminate " rocket a...


Tight security measures in Beirut ahead of presidential vote

Saudi Arabia had backed Hariri and his allies through years of political struggle with Hezbollah and its allies. "Aoun's election is not a magic wand", said Sah...


Pakistan court bars opposition from holding street rally

While talking to media outside Bani Gala, Imran Khan advised his workers to come to Islamabad in large groups because if they will come in small groups, polic...


Delhi Congress pays tributes to Indira Gandhi

Functions were also organised by Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee at Sadaquat Ashram in Patna and other locations to mark the occasion. Chief Minister Devendra ...


Donald Trump launches attack on First Lady Michelle Obama

Ms. Clinton was then running for the Democratic nomination against fellow Senator Barack Obama. "And my view is that, if you can't run your own house, you cer...


Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in US election

Speaking to worldwide foreign policy experts in Sochi, Putin dismissed "the hysteria about Russia's influence on the US presidential election". In response, a...


Hillary Clinton absolutely ready to be commander-in-chief: Michelle Obama

Obama has emerged as a compelling force in the hard-fought campaign, delivering powerful arguments against Republican Donald Trump and in support of Clinton's b...


Protesters call for resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye

Prosecutors have detained two people close to Choi for questioning, including one who told reporters that Choi had been behaving as Park's de-facto regent. Th...


What to Know About Diwali 2016

Dhanteras falls in the month of Kartik (Oct-Nov), and it is the thirteenth day of the dark fortnight. Have a wonderful Diwali and new Year. This is the fi...


'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Premiere Ratings: Huge, But Not a Record

AMC's " The Walking Dead " led the TV ratings on Sunday night, soundly defeating NBC's NFL product, Sunday Night Football. After the extremely polarizing fin...


Mosul Today: UN says IS using thousands as human shields

Information received by the United Nations suggests some 60,000 people are now living in Hammam al-Alil, an ISIS stronghold with a previous population of 23,000...


Aus govt to get tough on asylum seekers

Dutton told ABC radio on Monday ministerial discretion could prevent families being separated by the policy, or that Australia could help families move elsewher...


Trump's still short on promise to invest $100M into campaign

The poll was conducted by YouGov, a public opinion research firm, between October 14 and October 23 of this year . "Hillary's corruption shreds that foundati...


Iraq's Shiite militias say thousands join push in Mosul area

The Mosul offensive involves tens of thousands of soldiers, federal police, Kurdish fighters, Sunni tribesmen and Shia militias. The Iraqi military told the A...


Powerful Italy quake turns historic buildings to rubble

The hilltop town of Camerino, some 60 kilometers from Ancona, suffered new building collapses but no reports of injuries. Significant structural damage was re...


Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

Addressing growing tensions with the United States, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte declared today that he's very much like to expel all the U.S. Rodrigo ...


New national poll finds Clinton, Trump neck and neck

Such is her popularity that even Trump himself - famous for late-night Twitter broadsides against Gold Star families, Miss Universe contestants and television a...


Clinton rallies with Mrs. Obama as Trump alleges corruption

Michelle Obama's stinging denunciation of Trump after a leaked 2005 video showed him making lewd remarks and bragging about groping women was seen by many as on...


Ontario nurse charged in deaths of 8 nursing home residents

Police say a drug was administered. "It's devastating", said Arpad Horvath's son. An employee at the facility, who wasn't authorised to speak on the recor...


Bill Clinton to campaign at Albright College in Reading

Clinton spoke to a crowd of over 100 people and took questions from the audience, ranging from the Dakota Access Pipeline, the economy, Medicare, and Social Sec...


Michelle Obama fires up North Carolina crowd for Hillary Clinton

Mrs. Obama's appearances have become a key part of Clinton's effort to fire up women, particularly black women for whom she's a model and a source of pride. "...


Obama to return to Florida to help Clinton get out the vote

HILLARY CLINTON (D), Presidential Nominee: I certainly intend to reach out to Republicans and independents and the elected leadership of the Congress. This has ...


Jim Prentice: Former Canadian minister and Alberta premier dies in plane crash

Green Leader Elizabeth May said Prentice showed "genuine concern" in protecting the environment and took a "principled stance" in rejecting the Prosperity Mine ...


Pervaiz Rashid resigns as Pakistan's Information Minister

Government and diplomatic sources say the article soured relations between Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N party and the military, with arm...


Five killed, several injured at a Majlis in Naziamabad Karachi

Police have reported that two terrorists rode motorcycle to the attack site and opened fire. The shooting took place in the North Nazimabad neighbourhood of t...


Icelandic voters to choose between Pirates and establishment

Icelanders are voting Saturday in a national election, with the anti-authoritarian Pirate Party hoping to unseat the center-right government amid public disco...


Spain's Rajoy wins confidence vote to be prime minister

Fifteen of its members nonetheless voted against Rajoy on Saturday. The rival Socialist party had agreed last week to abstain from the second vote, thereby br...


Iraqi forces push toward Mosul, Shiite militias join battle

Militia leaders said they launched an offensive west of the city, toward the town of Tal Afar, 35 miles west of Mosul , in the early hours of the morning. Nu...


Australian bus driver killed after being set on fire by passenger

Police hailed Mr Nyok as a hero for kicking in the back door of the bus so the passengers could escape. One witness said she helped some young children and th...


Trump takes issue with Clinton's criticism of Putin

A Republican member of Congress said on CNN today that he doubts Vladimir Putin is behind Donald Trump because of Putin's public praise of Trump. In respons...


Xi Jinping is China's most powerful leader in decades

Gushing state media editorials on Friday greeted President Xi Jinping's elevation as the "core" of the Communist Party of China (CPC), a day after party members...


Wolf vetoes bill on inspector general, 3 other measures

And mixed drinks would be added at sporting venues that now sell beer. Since the bill was approved by the House it must now be considered by the Senate. Under...


Kurdish YPG will be part of efforts to isolate Raqqa: US commander

Gen. Stephen Townsend said . "We know they're up to something, and it's an external plot", the general told reporters at the Pentagon, speaking from his he...


Russia voted off UN Human Rights Council

The country competed against Hungary and Croatia for a limited number of spots that represent Eastern Europe on the broader council. "Next year, United Nations ...


Former Putin aide's death in DC deemed an accident

The body of Lesin, who once served as a Kremlin mouthpiece, was discovered the morning of November 5, 2015 in his room at the Doyle Dupont Circle Hotel. He was ...


Social media reaction from across the North East — Nissan jobs boost

Numerous cars Nissan produces are shipped overseas and the 15 per cent slump in the pound since the Brexit vote means those exports are more lucrative. Colin ...


North Atlantic Treaty Organisation increasing military presence in Eastern Europe to counter Russian Federation

Romania and Bulgaria will both host an increased air force presence, created to undertake surveillance missions over the Black Sea. However, he insisted the ...


UN announces agreement on 72-hour Yemen cease-fire

But Yemen's exiled, Saudi-backed government said on Thursday that the Iranian-allied Houthi militia that controls the capital had shelled the strategic city o...


Senior al-Qaeda figures targeted in Afghanistan drone strikes, Pentagon says

Qatani was the terrorist group's emir in northeastern Afghanistan and has been a senior planner in multiple attacks against the United States and coalition alli...


Megyn Kelly Takes Gingrich Down For Saying She's 'Fascinated With Sex'

Kelly responded by saying that she is not "fascinated with sex" but fascinated with the "overall protection of women". "I think your defensiveness on this may...


Shocking Revelations About Chibokgirls, Negotiation and Boko Haram Faction

Abana, the father of one of the released girls, has been living in Nasarawa state neighboring Abuja , expressed anxiety as numerous girls reportedly have been ...


Gambia Withdraws From The International Criminal Court

The statement, as Ki-moon prepares to vacate office, adds to the outcry that has met the decision by the country. On Friday, South Africa also said it would ...


Air strikes kill school children in Syria's Idlib

The Observatory, a British-based war monitor, said warplanes struck several locations in the village, including an area near a school, in the northwestern provi...


EU, Canada Trade Deal Blocked by Belgian Opposition

A Brussels summit to seal a landmark EU-Canada trade deal is "still possible" this week, European Council President Donald Tusk said Monday, October 24, even th...


Brazil pays tribute to Carlos Alberto

It came with Brazil 3-1 up against Italy in the 1970 World Cup final and the result was one of the greatest team goals ever scored. Carlos Alberto went on...


Iraqi Forces Evacuate 1000 Civilians from Mosul Front Lines

Carter and ministers from 12 other countries attended the talks, which come a week after Iraqi forces backed by Kurdish fighters launched a major operation to r...


Natural disaster shakes western Japan

An natural disaster with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 shook eastern Japan yesterday, but there were no immediate reports of damage and a tsunami warning w...