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Army jawan part of sting operation found dead

Stating that Mathew was "under severe tension" after the video was uploaded, he said, "The media cheated him..." The army had reportedly told the newspaper th...


'Significant quantity' of infant remains found at Tuam religious home

Two campaign groups have urged the Minister for Children to publish an outstanding report on mother and baby homes, and said the State must ensure that all ...


India to host Dalai Lama in disputed territory, defying China

China has always rejected the McMahon Line in India's case, but accepted it in settling boundary dispute with Myanmar. The "eastern sector" dispute is over terr...


Woman, 21, was burned alive on her own funeral pyre in India

Rachna Sisodia, a newly-married 24-year-old student, was initially declared dead of "cardiorespiratory arrest and acute respiratory distress syndrome" on Februa...


Kelechi Iheanacho Striker scores as he makes Manchester City return

Asked if he will be at City next season, Aguero said: "That will be seen in June. They are some of the top players in the world and we took them to a replay so ...


'He Is Behind It': Trump Places Blame For Leaks, Protests on Obama

The president congratulated first lady Melania Trump on the elegant candle-lit event in the State Dining Room, telling the audience, "The room, they say, has ne...


IDF soldier who killed wounded Palestinian attacker appeals sentence amid lawyers' desertion

An appeal hearing is expected to start within the next six weeks. Charlie Azaria made his remarks after his son's legal team appealed his conviction and sente...


India, Pakistan to hold talks on Indus Water Treaty

Pakistan has issues with some other Indian projects too. Modi had said previous year, after India suspended the meeting, that water and blood can not flow toget...


Canadian university evacuates students over bomb threat targeting Muslims

Montreal police have also increased patrols in the two areas. It continues, "We will not tolerate your behavior anymore". Around Concordia's downtown campus...


Highly Traded Stock: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

The Low Price target projection by analysts is $8 and the Mean Price Target is $14.79. Finally, Bank of America Corporation initiated coverage on shares of Fr...


Morehouse College President Says Visit With Trump Was 'Troubling'

At a congressional luncheon in their honor Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told leaders from historically black colleges and universities that the D...


Syria peace talks end on a positive note, says UN

Assad's chief negotiator Bashar al-Ja'afari left the talks without speaking to reporters. She added that the HNC's refusal to cooperate on an equal footing wi...


Services industry bounces back after four months, PMI rises to 50.3

A reading above 50 indicates economic expansion, while a reading below 50, points toward contraction. The business activity index is consistent with quarter-o...


Cemetery moves forward after vandalism

A local cemetery is working to notify families and file a formal vandalism report with the state after sixteen headstones were toppled and one possibly deface...


Two transgender women 'beaten to death' in Saudi Arabia

Thirty-five-year-old Amna who belonged to the Mingora area of Swat and Meeno, 26, who was from Peshawar died in police custody. "They are not treated fairly e...


Scientists have just grown the world's first artificial 'embryo'

It has anatomically correct regions that develop in the right place and at the right time [.] We knew that interactions between the different types of stem cell...


Malaysia Condemns Use Of VX Agent In Killing Of North Korean

The two women charged with the murder Wednesday - one Indonesian and the other Vietnamese - have denied any wrongdoing. He had been in remand since Feb 18 i...


Theresa May Warns Independence Would "Wrench Scotland Out Of Its Biggest Market"

The SNP, Scotland's main independence party, remains bullish on the subject, with MP Angus MacNeil telling Julia Hartley-Brewer that Theresa May knows another r...


U.S. general: Russia, Syria bombed US-backed fighters in Syria

Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the commander of the Operation Inherent Resolve coalition, said he sees no need for a significant influx of American ground troo...


Indian athlete Tanveer Hussain held on sex abuse charges in the US

Tanveer Hussain, 24, from Kashmir has been charged with assaulting a 13-year-old girl. "This from our good friend Abid Khan, from Kashmir, minutes ago in our F...


Culture Secretary 'minded to' intervene in Rupert Murdoch's Sky takeover bid

As we have previously indicated, we anticipate regulators will undertake a thorough review of the transaction, and we look forward to engaging with them as appr...


LeEco Lays Off 270 Employees In India, Says Won't Exit

The company managed to outpace rival Chinese manufacturers Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi with an advertising budget of Rs. 80 crore/month. Premium models of smartphones...


Merkel visits Egypt, Tunisia to talk about migration

Within the same context, the two sides signed a migration agreement according to which 1,500 illegal Tunisian immigrants will be repatriated. Merkel said Germ...


Woman questioned after 9yo boy mauled, 5yo boy missing in Murray River

UPDATE 9.14am: Deniliquin Police last night had issued a public appeal for information regarding the whereabouts of a woman and her two children believed to be ...


Theresa May: Brexit bill 'must be passed unamended'

Indeed, even during Theresa May's leadership campaign before she moved into Number 10, she articulated the same position. In a separate report, the Reuters ne...


Federal Cabinet meeting chaired by PM Nawaz underway in Islamabad

He said that FATA was part of Pakistan and all out efforts would be made to improve the infrastructure there. "The cabinet accords in principle approval to th...


Death penalty upheld for two migrant workers on Koh Tao murder case

Wai Phyo, or Win Zaw Tun, was later arrested at a pier in Surat Thani town. Two migrant workers convicted of killing a pair of British tourists in Thailand ha...


Quarter-million-pound mouse delays British Airways flight to California

Passengers were taken off the plane and transferred onto another aircraft which took off some hours later. The delay has triggered an avalanche of responses o...


Le Pen Maintains Leadership in Polls Predicting Results of French Election

The MEP vote still needs to be confirmed during a plenary session of the European Parliament later this week, but is expected to go through after the speciali...


Kansas governor calls for school choice measures

Following a 2016 Supreme Court decision on education funding, Kansas' schools almost faced a court-ordered shutdown over budgeting issues, forcing Governor Br...


ABC News alums urge 'a public stand' against Trump press treatment

The Examiner's story was, quite obviously, an attempt by the White House to trash a reporter who had written an unseemly story about the inner workings of Spice...


Several patients trapped after roof collapse at South African hospital

Television footage showed rescue workers trying to remove rubble and steel pipes to try and reach those trapped by the debris as heavy rain pounded the South Af...


Turkish official cancels German visit after rally venue ban

However, Bozdag announced on Thursday that he would be cancelling the visit during which he was also expected to meet with his German counterpart Heiko Mass. Ar...


Georgia's game at Notre Dame will kick off at night

Notre Dame has now won six straight games to improve to 23-7 and into second place in the ACC with a 12-5 record in league play. It wasn't until late in the fi...


ISIS threatens China with rivers of blood

According to a Jihadist Tracking firm, the militants in the half-an-hour long video released on Monday are from a division of the Islamic State in western Iraq ...


Ramjas row: Delhi Police lodges Gurmeher Kaur's FIR

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Wednesday has sacked two members who were arrested for attacking two AISA supporters on the North Campus of Del...


Senate confirms Ben Carson and Rick Perry as secretaries of housing, energy

Perry, the governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015, had the strong support of both of his home state USA senators - John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, both Republicans. "S...


Sweden to bring back military service

But a military career had little appeal to generations of Swedes who had never set foot inside barracks. Under the plan approved Thursday, at least 4,000 18-y...


Axis, ICICI Bank bring back cash charges, HDFC Bank hikes fee

ICICI Bank states that customers will not have to pay any charge for the first four transactions per month through the home branch (any branch within the city w...


Mass murderer Anders Breivik loses human rights case against Norway

The appeals court also upheld the lower court's ruling that Breivik's right to privacy, as guaranteed by Article 8 of the Convention, had not been violated. Bre...


Expect more deaths in renewed anti-drug campaign - Duterte

Human Rights Watch said though there was no evidence showing Duterte or top officials planned or ordered extrajudicial killings, they could be implicated throug...


US, South Korea launch large-scale military exercises

Condemning the exercise, Pyongyang alleged that it is a rehearsal to mount an invasion against the North Korean regime. The drills always raise tensions on th...


Earliest example of Iron Age gold jewellery found in Staffordshire

The two detectorists found first one torc and then the other four items. Staffordshire is gaining a reputation as a hiding place for some of the country's gre...


Pence to Deliver Notre Dame Commencement Address

John I. Jenkins, president of Notre Dame. Pence won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000 at the age of 40. Pence will become the 127 commen...


McDonald's delivery FINALLY coming to the United Kingdom - fast food giants announce plans

Inside the restaurants, McDonald's is introducing electronic kiosks where customers can place their orders and skip queuing at the main counter. McDonald's...


Cuomo condemns threats during JCC visit

Cuomo told a group of Jewish students in Albany lobbying for more funding for private schools that he will be taking a trip to Israel on March 4 to talk about j...


Court acquits Hosni Mubarak of 2011 protester killings

Mubarak was swept from power by two weeks of popular protest across Egypt's major cities as revolution erupted across the Middle East and North Africa in 2011 d...


Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM

President Trump signs two laws to promote women in STEM careers. Such important programs are meant to encourage more young women to enter fields such as s...


Germany Arrests Syrian Migrant Suspected Of Executing 36 People

A total of 36 people allegedly killed by Abdulfatah H.A. were soldiers of the Syrian army. Authorities in Düsseldorf arrested 35-year-old Abdalfatah H.A. came...


Holder: Obama preparing to get back into political spotlight

Briefing a group of reporters on Tuesday, the former president's Attorney General Eric Holder emphatically said: "It's coming". He said at the time he expecte...