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Iranians Vilify Trump in Annual Rally

Addressing the crowds in Azadi Square, President Hassan Rohani called Trump's administration "a problem" and said Iran will "strongly answer any threat ". "W...


Florin Iordache resigns as Minister of Justice

The decree could have been used to shield politicians from prosecution for corruption for graft. The offending emergency decree issued last week was scrapped ...


Erdoğan approves constitutional changes to boost his powers

In 2014, he became president after having been prime minister since 2003. The High Election Board will announce the date for referendum, but the procedure req...


Russian athlete stripped of London 2012 gold medal

Should the IAAF strip Savinova of her 2011 world title, then Jepkosgei who clocked 1:57.42 to finish third on the day will move to silver with Semenya (1:56.35)...


37 countries participate in Pakistan 'Aman-17' naval exercise

Commander of the Pakistani naval fleet Vice Admiral Arifullah Hussaini inaugurated the exercise, which includes Australia, China, Indonesia, Turkey, Sri Lanka, ...


European Union foreign policy chief doubts West is consolidated on anti-Russian sanctions

Earlier in January, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had dismissed as absurd the idea that the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers can be ren...


Peskov: Putin expresses condolences over death of Turkish servicemen

Al-Bab is being targeted by both regime forces and an alliance of Turkish troops backed by Syrian rebel forces. The two sides are said to have confronted each...


Trump loses court battle to reinstate immigration ban

Refugees from Syria and other countries may also enter the U.S. Last Saturday, a United States district judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order ...


Fire at busy Hong Kong subway station, at least 11 hurt

The Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, expressed high concern over the fire incident at a MTR train tonight (February 10) that has resulted in multiple injuries. In...


Tillerson to visit Mexico City

The relationship between Mexico and President Donald Trump has been a rocky one thus far, with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto cancelling a planned visit t...


Gears of War 4's new update ushers in two re-imagined maps

The War Machine map is a classic map that is very different from its original setting. A new video released by The Coalition details the content that you'll...


Olympic Torch Revealed 1 Year Before PyeongChang Winter Games

According to the COC, Canada is now tracking among the top winter sport nations in world cup results. They are white, as per International Olympic Committee (IO...


Northeast winter storm cancels flights at Blue Grass Airport

Forecasters say Thursday's snowstorm likely will snarl workday commutes across the densely populated region. At Albany International Airport flights are alrea...


CNN anchor apologizes for comparing 'fake news' to N-word

Cuomo pointed that he had brought up Blumenthal's misrepresentation and decried Trump's critique, likening it to be called the "n-word". The president called ...


United Nations appeals for record $2.1 billion for Yemen

According to United Nations data, at least 10 million Yemenis require assistance not to die of hunger and lack of medical care, while 3 million 300 thousand hum...


Australian charged over fatal Thailand jet ski collision

Mr Keating arrived at Karon Police Station today at about 10:30am, accompanied by Ms Collie's family. "We expect the case to take about a month to be he...


Truck driver dies after tractor-trailer blown off Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel was operating with level one wind restriction because winds were in excess of 40-miles-per hour in the area. All lanes on the...


Democratic Rep on Trump: 'I Have Not Called for the Impeachment Yet

Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson was lampooned previous year for apparently not knowing where Aleppo is when he asked, " What is Aleppo? "...


RM plc (RM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. John Wood...


Meeting calms fears in Manitoba town seeing more border jumpers

However, Canadian advocacy organisations are bracing for a greater influx of asylum-seekers. Rita Chahal, executive director of the Manitoba Interfaith Immigr...


Are New York City schools closed?

Significant snowfalls were expected from West Virginia to ME with 8-12 inches forecast for Boston, New York City and Philadelphia, followed by plummeting temp...


Price expected to face Senate vote on Friday morning

Heitkamp, Tester, Donnelly and Manchin are four of them. They were invited to Trump Tower for early meet-and-greets, and Trump flirted with, but ultimately pass...


76-year-old newlywed allegedly shot wife in butt for refusing sex

The golden years aren't so golden when you're not getting action, according to one 76-year-old Florida man who cops say shot his bride in the butt because she...


President Buhari Spoke to Me - Dogara

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Assembly of his desire to extend his vacation citing medical reasons. He is also believed to be ...


South African lawmakers brawl during protest of president

Zuma stressed the importance of the annual address as a "report to the people". Members of the radical Economic Freedom Fighters' party (EFF), all dressed in ...


United Breweries Asks Vijay Mallya To Step Down From Board

Mallya is facing a CBI probe for defaulting on repayment of loans worth over Rs 900 crores taken from IDBI for the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines of which Mall...


SC reviews Uphaar verdict, sends Gopal Ansal to 1-year jail

Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Kurian Joseph partially modified an earlier verdict that said the Ansal brothers would be let off by paying Rs 30 crore...


'No radiation leak' after French nuclear plant explosion

The two 1,300 megawatt reactors have been in service since 1985 and 1986, and the site now employs 810 people, alongside an additional 350 subcontractors. A new...


China Tells Bitcoin Exchanges to Follow Forex Rules

The People's Bank of China said in a statement on its website that it had told the exchanges during the Feb 8 meeting not to take part in financial activities s...


Duterte slams Colombia's former president for criticizing drug war

President Rodrigo Duterte orders the police officers facing various charges to be detailed in Basilan for two years during their presentation to the President i...


Joe Schmidt makes two changes for trip to Italy

I don't think it was apathy, there was a bit of anxiety at not having had the full period to warm up. Players get anxious, they get very routine-based, and it...


Roger Federer joins Andy Murray for blockbuster charity exhibition in Glasgow

For the second year running, world number one Murray will be hosting a Unicef event in Glasgow and Federer, who won the 18th grand slam of his career at last mo...


Regional police to review the way sexual assault cases are handled

The OPP, which polices much of rural Southwestern Ontario, is launching a review of about 4,000 sexual assault investigation reports that were designated as "un...


Pope Francis denounces "restorationist" orders bursting with young people

An offense is overcome with forgiveness, by living in peace with everyone". In a weekly address on Wednesday at the Vatican, he said a Christian would never...


Mississippi Considers Firing Squad, Electrocution and Gas Chamber as Execution Methods

Gipson said the bill enjoyed popular support from major state figures including Gov. Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood. The bill, Mississippi House Ju...


Trump has first phone call with Turkey's Erdogan

In a statement, the White House said President Trump "reiterated US support to Turkey as a strategic partner and a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, and ...


United Kingdom house prices tick up amid shortage: RICS

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said that rents are set to increase by 25% over the next five years compared to a 20% rise in house prices over...


Trump Says He Was Serious About Building Border Wall: 'I Don't Kid'

In an interview with Fox News earlier this month, Kelly said he expected funding for the wall to come "relatively quickly". "The wall which was my major poll ...


China to fingerprint foreign visitors to strengthen security

China's Ministry of Public Security (MPC) has announced plans to collect and store the fingerprint data of all foreign visitors' entering the country. A spokesp...


Romania's leaders 'appear' as convict cut-outs at Bucharest protest

Romania's president Klaus Iohannis told lawmakers Tuesday the country is in a "fully-fledged" political crisis, after hundreds of thousands demonstrated against...


Pakistan Accuses India of Building Nuclear City, Delhi Denies It

Meanwhile, Vikas Swarup, spokesperson of India's Ministry of External Affairs, on Thursday rejected Pakistan's claim as baseless. Pakistan's Foreign Office sp...


Canadian man Anton Pilipa found 10460km from home in the Amazon jungle

Pilipa was rescued a second time and Stefan was able to take him home to Toronto. Anton, who was described as an individualist, was diagnosed with schizophren...


Alert as Russian bombers buzz Irish airspace

Russia's Defense Ministry has confirmed Thursday's event, stressing that the flight of its bomber violated no worldwide rules. At some stages of the flight, t...


Israel's top court petitioned to strike down settler law

The move also represents an "encroachment on the right of the Palestinian people to establish their state on their entire territory with a capital in east Jerus...


Dunkin' Brands Q4 profit beats, stock rises

The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $51.5 price target, but the stock is already up 32.66% from its recent lows. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "buy" ...


Pope takes a stand for persecuted Muslim group

Many in Myanmar refer to the Rohingya as Bengalis, suggesting they belong in Bangladesh. Since clashes began in 2012 between the state's Buddhist community and ...


Petah Tikva: Mob attacks uninvolved Israeli-Arab who tried to help

The suspect was arrested on Montefiore Street with a weapon in hand according to Central District Police Spokesman Ami Ben David. The man was arrested uninjur...


Top US general: 'Shortfall of a few thousand' troops in Afghanistan

They first began operating in Helmand in 2001 when the first American forces arrived in Afghanistan following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Indee...


Vatican Defends China Invite To Organ Trafficking Summit

Huang Jiefu (3rd R, front), director of China's National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee and president of China Organ Transplantation Development F...


Dead Due to Crisis in the Brazilian State of Espirito Santo

Brazilian TV has broadcast scenes of looting, shootings and carjackings. Relatives and sympathisers of striking officers are blockading police stations, and o...