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Switzerland votes to ease citizenship rules

National Councillor Walter Wobmann displays a leaflet reading "Yes to the ban on veiling" at the reunion of the Swiss People's Party SVP in Dornach, Switzerland...


Russian friendly-fire hit 'based on Turkish info'

They add that Turkish forces are meeting strong resistance, and that military casualties are on the rise. Violence has also beset rebel- and opposition-held a...


Trump hardens tone on Israeli settlements

But Israel wants Washington to do more to punish Iran for supporting Shiite Muslim militants in Lebanon and elsewhere, testing ballistic missiles and other acti...


USA general says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation needs more troops in Afghanistan to be effective

Army Gen. John Nicholson told the Senate Armed Services Committee that more troops could come from the United States or other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation...


Alexander Zverev upsets defending champion Richard Gasquet

The players exchanged a break of serve in the opening set, but it was 19-year-old Zverev who gained the upper hand in the tie-break. Goffin beat Bautista Agut...


Samsung boss to be questioned again today

A Seoul court rejected the arrest warrant on grounds of insufficient evidence. Investigators had sought to arrest Lee when they last questioned him last month, ...


Yechury lashes out at PM Modi for threatening Congress with 'expose'

He recalled that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao had met Prime Minister several times in the past and would meet in future as well, there should b...


Ministry of Home Affairs website hacked, probe ordered

The official website of Union Home Ministry was hacked on Sunday following which the Government has blocked it. The report of MHA website being hacked com...


U.S. says North Korean missile was medium, not long range

The men issued their joint statements from US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. The North's leader Kim Jong-un reportedly att...


ACU questioned M Irfan, not facing any suspension: Sethi

Raja said that players who do not have appropriate upbringing will indulge in such activities. According to a PCB spokesperson, the central contract of the pl...


North Korea says ballistic missile test a success

Trump's national security advisor, Michael Flynn, apparently condemned the test when speaking with South Korean officials and said that the USA would "seek all ...


High Wind Warning for our Area

Impacts... Some property damage and power outages are possible. The second event has been upgraded by the NWS to a winter storm warning beginning at 2 p.m. T...


Sanders Can't Help But Call Trump 'Delusional'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) told CNN's Erin Burnet Friday that he's concerned about the news that Gen. Michael Flynn may have broken the law. They said technic...


3 dead in Philippines quake

Cebuanos can give their donations for the residents of earthquake-hit areas in Surigao City and Surigao del Norte to the office of the Department of Social Welf...


How EFCC Recovered $9.8m from ex- NNPC GMD Andrew Yakubu

Andrew Yakubu. Spokesman to the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren , told The Guardian that as at 4:00pm yesterday, Yakubu was still being held by operatives of the commi...


Senate's tit-for-tat over delay in United States visa to Haideri

Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, the deputy-chairman and the secretary-general of Jamiat Ulema Islam, was scheduled to lead a two-member Senate delegation at IPU ...


President Trump Phones Iraqi PM About Travel Ban

A federal appeals court earlier this week agreed with a lower court, rejecting Trump's order that had cancelled immigrant and nonimmigrant visas into the United...


At least 26 civilians killed in Afghan province

The Taliban ruled out civilian casualties in a statement on their website, claiming that 21 Afghan army soldiers had been killed. On Saturday, a Taliban sui...


Syria Opposition Delegation Head Says Not Received Invite to New Round Yet

The U.N. envoy said he hoped that by Sunday the Syrian opposition would produce a full list of representatives which would include "a good balance of those who ...


Trump warns Iran President Hassan Rouhani to "better be careful"

The US and Britain have always been derided by the regime - which does not accept Israel's right to exist - as the "great Satan" and the "little Satan". "The Tr...


USTA apologises for German anthem mix-up

That anthem was ditched after 1945 having been in use under the Weimar Republic from the 1920s, but made a comeback when the singer sung the first verse 'German...


Pilot removed from flight out of Austin

A United pilot, dressed in street clothes, used the aircraft's public address system to rant about Trump, Clinton and her divorce. "OK, if you don't feel sa...


WH policy adviser: Trump 'pursuing all options' on travel ban

On Sunday, Miller claimed that mass amounts of voters had been bused in to vote in New Hampshire from MA. "What would you say to a family member who lost some...


Hamburg airport temporarily closed and evacuated due to bad air scare

The passengers and staff who were uninjured were evacuated outside the terminals and had to stand in the open in freezing weather. The environmental services ...


How Sasikala took over the AIADMK

Sasikala said it is not uncommon for women politicians to get targeted. Chennai: AIADMK Rajya Sabha MP V. Maitreyan on Saturday urged the President and the ce...


Trump supports 'One China' policy in first call with Xi

The telephone conversation on Thursday night was the first between the two since Mr Trump took office on 20 January, though the new U.S. president has called ...


Ashwin becomes fastest bowler to reach 250 Test wickets

With this scalp, Ashwin now stands 17 wickets shy of going past former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi's tally of 266. The previous most wickets by a spinner in...


Trump considers issuing revised Muslim ban order

After the hearing, a statement was released pertaining to the suspension of the travel ban. The judgement means that citizens of seven majority- Muslim countr...


Indian police arrest 'Pakistani spy agency informants'

The Congress has claimed that one of the men arrested in Gwalior was a relative of a Bharatiya Janata Party councillor, reported The Indian Express . The accus...


Protesters Rage in France Over Alleged Rape by Cop

Hundreds demonstrated Saturday by the courthouse in the northeast Paris suburb of Bobigny, calling for justice for the 22-year-old man arrested February 2 in Au...


Tamil Nadu crisis: Suspense continues as Governor mulls legal options

His plan is simple: Declare the Amma Home - Vedanilayam (named after Vedavalli, Jaya's mother) as a memorial. "Sasikala is saying that I have betrayed". Thoug...


Over 400 Whales Beached Themselves In NZ Overnight & Only 100 Survived

Volunteers refloated about 100 whales on Friday before 50 again became beached later in the day, according to Department of Conservation community ranger Kat...


Cambodia opposition leader Rainsy resigns from party

Sources in Mr Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) predict the opposition party could win 30 percent of commune seats, up from less than five percent at the...


72000 people being evacuated after WWII-bomb found in Greek city

When the operation is completed Sunday morning a almost 2 kilometer (1.2 mile) radius surrounding the bomb site will have been evacuated. The bomb, dropped duri...


Rallies to defund Planned Parenthood held in Iowa, Illinois

Planned Parenthood supporters also rallied on Saturday in a show of solidarity with the organisation, which provides a variety of health services including ca...


Tamil Nadu crisis: More AIADMK MPs desert Sasikala to join Panneerselvam

Panneerselvam said, "We have not bought anyone, they themselves are giving us support.several legislators have promised to come (join him)", adding "Madusudanan...


British fleet of attack submarines 'out of action'

Seven nuclear-powered vessels, including three new Astute class submarines, which cost more than £1 billion each, and four Trafalgar class boats - which are...


Step up the battle against fake news, urges Apple boss

The issue of fake news started gaining steam during the 2016 presidential election, with Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama citing the prolifer...


Belgium: US youth linked to cyberattack on Brussels airport

So-called Islamic State said it was behind the attacks. According to a statement issued to Belgian press by the country's Federal Prosecution Office, the youn...


In striking reversal, Trump tells China what it wants to hear

Trump angered Beijing in December by talking to the president of self-ruled Taiwan and saying the U.S. did not necessarily have to stick to the policy , ques...


The Trump presidency: Salesman as statesman - and vice-versa

President Donald Trump's White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is under the scanner once again after she publicly promoted Ivanka Trump's clothing line. Pres...


National Women's Parliament: A first-of-its-kind conclave starts today

Echoing similar views, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu enlisted various steps that his Government has taken for empowerment of the women in his ...


JK: Four terrorists, three jawans killed in Kulgam encounter

The incident took place when a joint team of local police and the Army were conducting a search operation on Saturday night upon receiving intelligence input. T...


Police decide to take themselves out of the Pride parade

Toronto police won't participate in the Pride Parade, Chief Mark Saunders said in a statement Friday morning. "We understand the LGBTQ communities are divid...


How Worried Should We Be About Rumors of ICE "Raids"?

Authorities said it's no different than what happened during the Obama years on a regular basis. ICE released a statement Friday stating the arrest took pl...


Melissa McCarthy addresses Nordstrom and Ivanka Trump on 'SNL'

He says she, "needs to slow down on the gum chewing; way too many pieces in there". Melissa McCarthy , 46, graced the iconic 8H stage yet again, to portray Pre...


Panama arrests partners in Mossack-Fonseca firm

Porcell said evidence shows the law firm allegedly instructed its "person in charge" in Brazil to facilitate the transfer of bribe money to Panama and to "con...


Iran launches surface-to-air missile, reports say

There is considerable pressure on the administration to continue following this line, some of it coming from American supporters of the PMOI, some of it from lo...


Ola, Uber cabbies' strike enters Day 2, commuters stranded

The radio cab service in the Delhi-NCR came to a standstill today as the cab drivers staged protest against the app-based service giants Ola and Uber at Jantar ...


Trump Overtakes Putin as Russia's Most Discussed Celebrity

In December, Trump declared on Twitter that the US should "greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability" until the rest of the world "comes to its sense...