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Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen's Hodeida despite ceasefire

United Nations special envoy Martin Griffiths on Sunday urged Yemen's warring parties to respect a ceasefire accord struck at peace talks in Sweden aft...


Brexit: MPs set off vote of no confidence in PM Might

The British government will not allow lawmakers to vote on a symbolic motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May, forcing the opposition to decide wh...


Backed Kurdish fighters digging trenches in Syria ahead of Turkish attack

Mr Erdogan last week warned he would send troops into the northern Syrian town of Manbij if the USA did not remove the Kurdish fighters. Turkey may begin its ...


USA airstrike kills eight al Shabaab militants in Somalia

But those strikes, analysts say, can only contain al-Shabab and perhaps keep it from gaining significant new territory. These were the deadliest air attacks i...


Russian Federation used all major social media platforms to aid Trump

The reports are based on data turned over by Facebook, Twitter and Google and significantly expand the extent of the meddling that Americans have alleged was ca...


Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka`s PM, Wickremesinghe to be reinstated

Wickremesinghe said he will form a cabinet in the coming days. Former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned from the Prime Minister post on Saturday, paving ...


Sudan's Bashir first Arab leader to visit Syria since war began

Most Arab countries have closed their embassies in Damascus and condemned Assad for using overwhelming military force and failing to negotiate with the oppositi...


Hamas chief praises West Bank 'resistance' after deadly attacks

In a statement, the Foreign Ministry warned of possible repercussions of this Israeli escalation. The paper said the Israeli military authorities have made a ...


United Nations peacekeepers say two tunnels at Israel border breached United Nations resolution

Security Council resolution 1701", the peacekeeping force said in a statement . UNIFIL said it has been investigating the tunnels uncovered in an Israeli ope...


Former Canadian diplomat detained in China amid rising tensions

So far, it's unclear whether there is any link between the two cases, though a former Canadian ambassador says he has little doubt of it. Chief Financial Of...


'The Five' on Comey Blasting Trump, House GOP Lawmakers: 'He's a Joke'

Former FBI Director James Comey today accused US President Donald Trump of trying "to burn down the entire FBI" and charged that congressional Republicans w...


Fifth victim of French Christmas market attack dies

Place Kleber is a central square highly visited by tourists for its Christmas market. The city has been trying to lift the tragedy and continue with its fes...


PM under pressure as Corbyn threatens no-confidence vote

But it only comes into force if the United Kingdom and European Parliaments approve it. Ms Rudd told reporters that she hoped the Prime Minister's deal would ...


ACA Ruled Unconstitutional, But It's Status Quo For Employers-For Now

Discuss federal waivers, "which allow states to modify or eliminate tax penalties associated with individual and employer coverage mandates; modify requirements...


Cong leader Sajjan Kumar gets life sentence in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

The report on the incident mentioned that many witnesses spoke of the involvement of Kumar , Balwan Khokar, Pratap Singh, Maha Singh and Mohinder Singh in the ...


What's New In The Indictment of Mike Flynn's Former Biz Partner

Ekim Alptekin , a Turkish businessman, was also charged in the indictment , the filing shows. Flynn, who pleaded guilty in that case, has been cooperating ...


White House, Democrats dig in as shutdown fears intensify

Chuck Schumer says the president "is not going to get the wall in any form". Democrats are not budging. of course, and have offered to approve a meagre s...


US Still Not Intending to Participate in Paris Climate Deal

At their heart, negotiations were about how each nation funds action to mitigate and adapt to climate change, as well as how those actions are reported. Among t...


Embattled US interior secretary steps down after series of scandals

He said: "The damage done by this administration's anti-conservation policies will not be erased by his departure alone", noting that Zinke's replacement would ...


WEATHER Warning Over Rare Freezing Rain

The warning comes as a storm barrels off the Atlantic, rolling across Devon and Cornwall before it meets icy weather conditions over the north of the country....


Yellow Vest Protesters Still Blocking French Streets

On Saturday, yellow vest demonstrators took to the streets in cities across France, including in Paris , but in far fewer numbers than on previous weekends: 69...


Zinke Blames 'Vicious' Attacks for Departure

Zinke's departure makes him the ninth Cabinet-level official to leave a post since Trump took office two years ago. "Ryan has accomplished much during his ten...


Turkey's Erdogan reveals part of Khashoggi killing audio

But his Turkish fiancee, who had waited outside the building, said he never emerged. Erdogan also added that the man heard in the recording was a "morgue empl...


UK PM to warn against 'damage' of second Brexit vote

The UK is due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 - the deal sets out the terms of exit and includes a declaration on the outline of the future relat...


Ukraine set to establish new church, secure split from Russian Federation

It also prompted the Russian Orthodox Church to announce days later that it was ending its relationship with the Ecumenical Patriarchate in protest. Ties betw...


Ukraine to Pick Church Head, Securing Dramatic Split From Russia

Poroshenko added that Metropolitan Epifany, of the Kiev Patriarchate church, was chosen as head of the new church: "This day will go down in history as the ...


Kashmir locked down as India seeks to stifle protests after killings

While speaking at a press conference alongside Dr Mohammad Faisal, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qureshi recalled the victims of attacks...


Ruling to strike down health law puts GOP in a quandary

Washington Postcolumnist Dave Weigel quickly responded, however, that the comparatively straightforward Medicare for All plan, in which the broadly popular Medi...


Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate position on Khashoggi: statement

It passed by a 56-41 margin. The resolution came after senators passed a separate measure calling for the end of United States aid to the Saudi-led war in Y...


Israel signals displeasure at Australia's "mistaken" West Jerusalem move

Israel captured Arab East Jerusalem in a 1967 war and annexed it as its capital in a moved not recognised internationally. Mahathir who was in Bangkok to r...


US "In No Hurry" Over North Korea Nuclear Negotiations, Says Donald Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a constructions site of Yangdeok, in this undated photo released on October 31, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central ...


41 injured in explosion at restaurant in Japan’s Sapporo

The explosion occurred in the late hours of the evening and was initially thought to have come from an izakaya restaurant, but police are now suggesting it may ...


Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Book Tour Coming To The Twin Cities

Fans have a chance to get tickets early by registering now through Wednesday at 10 p.m. As you know, the former first lady is now on her book tour to promote ...


'Exceptionally' well-preserved 4400-year-old tomb among new treasures unveiled by Egypt

It was found in a buried ridge at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara south of the capital Cairo , and Waziri said it was completely untouched and unlooted. "The...


Hunt says version of PM May's deal can get through parliament

The appeal comes amid heated discussions over Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. Theresa May is trying to "run down the clock" and minimise Parliamen...