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Iran not to issue visa for United States citizens: FM

Tehran has today hosted a meeting of Iran-France Joint Economic Commission with presence of French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and his Iranian counterpa...


ACLU mounts legal challenge to Trump's refugee ban amid 'terrible human toll'

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg also expressed concern over Trump's immigration proposals yesterday, invoking his family history and that of his wife, Priscilla Cha...


TPP Trumped: how are SME exporters affected?

The FTAAP encompasses all 21 Apec economies through trade liberalisation and once established, would become the world's largest free trade zone, covering 57 per...


Pistorius prosecutor, Gerrie Nel resigns

Nel challenged South Africans and the worldwide community to closely follow his career and observe if he would lose focus. He said that once they get the lega...


Emmanuel Adebayor joins Süper Lig side Basaksehir

He told the media that he eyes the national league title with the side that has traditionally been a mid table entity. Emmanuel Adebayor is set to discuss p...


All-party meet ahead of Union Budget 2017: Leaders reach Parliament

Though Mr Modi reached out to the Opposition at an all-party meeting on Monday, several Opposition parties said they have made a decision to corner the governme...


Trump Issues Sweeping Anti-Immigration Orders Barring Syrians, Other Muslims

Seven migrants were also prevented from boarding a flight to NY from Cairo on January 28. Protests are also expected across the USA on Sunday at various a...


King Salman, Trump agree to support safe zones in Syria, Yemen

Donald Trump ordered the Pentagon and Department of Defence to come up with a plan in the next three months on how to set up safe zones in Syria last week. The ...


One dead in shooting near Toronto college; weapons recovered

The area "is relatively busy", said Ev Delen, a nearby resident who said he heard "three bursts of shots", estimating that 10 to 15 shots had been fired. "We're...


Republican Senator criticises Donald Trump's Immigration Policy

The good news is that some Republican Senators (Flake, Sasse, McCain, and Graham) have already announced their opposition to the ban. Senate Democratic Leader...


Peoria man first-known combat death since Trump sworn in

The Pentagon billed Saturday's raid as an intelligence gathering mission against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula militants, a group the United States has targ...


Masaba, Nigeria's Islamic scholar with 97 wives dies

In 2008, Masaba faced criticism from other Muslim preachers who demanded that within 48 hours he must divorce 82 of his 86 wives. " He told me personally duri...


Trump executive order: U.S. judge temporarily halts deportations

They agreed to "work together to ensure the federal government obeys the Constitution, respects our history as a nation of immigrants, and does not unlawfully...


Zarif: Trump's Muslim ban 'great gift to extremists'

Iran's top diplomat said the United States decision to restrict arrivals from the Islamic Republic shows Washington's baseless claims of only having issues with...


Lyft adds calendar integration, 3 weeks after Uber

The No. 2 ride-hailing app on Monday announced it would add a calendar integration, allowing Lyft users to connect their native or Google calendars with the a...


Trump travel ban sows chaos at airports, outrage at protests

Earlier on Saturday, Trump told reporters that his executive order was working well. The lawsuit was brought by the ACLU on behalf of two men detained at J...


Miss France wins Miss Universe crown

At last year's ceremony, he infamously declared Miss Colombia the victor instead of Miss Phillippines. "I want to help people, I want to understand people, ...


Chaos reigns amid legal battle over Trump's immigration ban

According to reports , Trump's Executive Order barred citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from coming to the U.S. for the next 90 days and suspended...


Another viewpoint: Trump's wall is just a huge

On the Mexican peso, which has taken a beating since Trump's rise to political success, Slim said the dollar-peso exchange rate is artificial and influenced by ...


Alleged Quebec Mosque Shooter Charged With Six Counts Of Murder

Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder. Police investigating the shooting at a Q...


Trump executive order: United States judge temporarily halts deportations

On Friday, Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order applying a wave of restrictions on citizens from seven Muslim countries entering the United States. Ac...


Ariadna Gutierrez to Steve Harvey during Miss Universe: 'I'm watching you'

In the final question round, Miss France highlighted the benefits of open borders when asked about the global refugee crisis. "In French, we have three word...


London Muslim Mosque gathering at noon Monday; vigil in Victoria Park Wednesday

Canadian authorities charged Alexandre Bissonnette with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder in the shooting at a mosque late...


Miss Universe competition 2017

At that time, Pia Wurtzbach , the reigning Miss Universe, will crown her successor. Andrea Tovar (front-C) from Colombia is named Second Runner-Up during t...


Delta flight schedules begin to return to normal

It also said customers who were booked to fly Sunday or Monday can change their travel through Friday without incurring a change fee. Shortly before midnight,...


President Trump Calls For Investigation Into Voter Fraud

The lawyers wrote the goal of Stein's recount effort was "to sow doubts regarding the legitimacy of the presidential election". "On what basis does Stein se...


Vanity Fair Mexico's Cover Recycles an Old GQ Photo of Melania Trump

Vanity Fair Mexico revealed their decision to feature first lady Melania Trump on the cover of their February issue just two days after President Donald Trump ...


This Day in Trump, Day 9: Muslim ban fallout

The order doesn't list the countries but points to laws that cover those seven, which were provided by the White House. Even though the Cato Institute recentl...


UP BJP candidate Suresh Rana booked for hate speech

Rana, an accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots and the party candidate in the upcoming polls, had said: "If I emerge victor, curfew will be imposed in Kaira...


MPs kick off two-day debate on Article 50

Mrs May is aiming to rush the bill through parliament by March 7, allowing her to formally announce Britain's intention to leave the EU at a European summit a f...


Trump Drafting Call for Mattis to Strike ISIS

Although he said he may not necessarily agree with his now official Defense Secretary James Mattis' views on torture, but he will let him have the final word....


Two killed as Houthis attack Saudi warship off Yemen coast

Separately, the Houthis said they launched a ballistic missile at a Saudi-led coalition military base on the Red Sea island of Zuqar between Yemen and Eritrea o...


Muhammad Zubair appointed Sindh governor

The decision comes after his predecessor Justice (retd) Saeeduz Zaman Siddiqui died earlier this month. Siddiqui was sworn in on November 11 after removal of ...


Miss Universe Crowns 2017 victor as World Beneath Burns

Thankfully, Harvey made sure he doesn't goof up this year. Miss United States Olivia Culpo (2012): The daughter of Parish Café owner Peter and Susan Culpo, ...


BJP questions Mulayam statement against SP-Congress alliance in UP

But the BJP brings up the issue before every election, he said. "Our hearts have joined to this alliance which will be in reckoning for the people of the state"...


Economic Survey 2017 may recommend UBI

The Economic Survey is prepared by the Economic Division of the Department of Economic Affairs in the Finance ministry under the overall guidance of the Chief E...


Reaction to Quebec City attack

Police have said that all the victims are male, ranging in age from 39 to 60 years old, and had gathered for prayers at the Islamic Cultural Centre in a suburb ...


TMC's Budget attack on BJP

Chief Minister and AITC supremo Mamata Banerjee has directed all party MPs to attend a meeting at her Kalighat residence instead and is likely to chart out a ro...


Hamon wins French Socialist primary for presidential nomination

Mr Hamon's win sends the divided Socialists, weakened by the unpopularity of outgoing President Francois Hollande, into a tough presidential battle behind a can...


Australian PM Believes US to Maintain Refugee Swap Deal With Canberra

It'll see hundreds of refugees, mostly Iranians and Iraqis, now living in Australia's controversial offshore detention network on Manus Island and Nauru resettl...


US Says Green Card Holders Exempted From Travel Ban

Priebus "clarified" that individuals "traveling back and forth" from those seven countries would be "subjected to further screening", and that he even United St...


White House defends restrictions as protesters gather at airports across US

The statement is a response to the controversy surrounding what has been labelled the "Muslim ban" because of the seven predominately Muslim countries that ar...


Pope stresses Order of Malta's sovereignty as Grand Master's resignation is confirmed

Each side has diplomatic relations with scores of countries worldwide. The sovereignty tussle was a touchy matter, since the Vatican is a sovereign entity as ...


Trump and Putin want 'coordination' against IS

On Wednesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov acknowledged that "time and serious work will be needed to fix the heavy damage inflicted to Russia-US coop...


Trump's proposed work visa program

President Trump signed an executive order Friday that barred citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the country for 90 days and stopped ad...


Amid Muslim ban protests, Trump puts Bannon on National Security Council

The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-who need to be confirmed by the Senate-will now only attend the meet...


United Nations refugee agency "deeply worried" over U.S. refugee program suspension

The United States has a "long and proud tradition of protecting children ", it said , adding that it hopes the ban on refugees will, in fact, be temporary. ha...


Raees: Success tour in Amritsar

Hrithik Roshan's Kaabil has emerged a true victor at domestic Box Office. "He is an experienced actor, and an actor of his stature praising me is a big compli...


Protest at LAX against Muslim ban

Chanting "Trump has to go", "No Trump, No KKK, No Fascism in USA" and other slogans, the crowd called on people to defy Friday's executive order that slaps a ...


Only one of two men arrested after Quebec mosque shooting a 'suspect'

Two suspects were arrested for shooting at the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec during evening prayers at 20:00 local time on Sunday (0100 GMT Monday). He gave...