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Tillerson's Deference to Beijing or Unfortunate Rookie Mistake?

Treasury to determine whether a country is manipulating its currency for a trade advantage, China only meets one: running a trade surplus of more than $20 billi...


Tributes paid following passing of Martin McGuinness

As Sinn Fein's chief negotiator, his integrity and willingness to engage in principled compromise were invaluable in reaching the Good Friday Agreement. It was ...


Where are the world's happiest countries?

In the 2016 report, Iran ranked 105th among 156 countries - an improvement over the preceding year's 110th place. Sweden has dropped from fifth place four years...


Paul Manafort Covertly Worked to "Greatly Benefit" Putin's Interests

Manafort at the time really provided investment advisory services to Oleg Deripaska under contracts that dealt exclusively with Oleg Deripaska's business intere...


Macron seen winning French TV debate, clashes with Le Pen

Polls show that both he and Le Pen have about a quarter of the electorate behind them in the first round vote, with Fillon trailing in third place with about 19...


Qatar curbs Brazil poultry imports amid safety concerns

Brazilian officials have stressed that these plants account for only a fraction of the industry, but many nations that import Brazilian meat and poultry product...


Trump meets Iraqi PM, discusses terrorism threat

Soldiers explain security procedures meant to catch any militants trying to flee with families as they arrive at camps outside of Mosul on March 19, 2017 in Ham...


Germany rejects President Trump's claim it owes North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'vast sums'

During her trip to Washington, Merkel reiterated Germany's commitment to the 2% military spending goal. In what could go down in history as one of the most em...


Kentucky Wildcats vs. UCLA Bruins a heavyweight battle in Sweet 16

Jimmy Hall , tougher than the stuff they make the black box out of, had 9 first-half rebounds and bullied both Thomas Welsh and TJ Leaf down low despite his he...


Belgian king pays homage to victims on Brussels attacks anniversary

A ceremony was held Wednesday at the worldwide airport in Brussels in memory of those who died in a coordinated terrorist attack by ISIS a year earlier. Three m...


Eurovision Samoilova: Ukraine bars Russian singer over Crimea visit

The Ukrainian security service (SBU) has prohibited Russia's Eurovision-2017 contestant, Yulia Samoilova, from entering the country's territory for three years,...


Rise above political bickering, EU urges Macedonia leaders

The EU officials had separate meetings with the main political leaders, except for the President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov who informed earlier the cancellatio...


Russian Federation confirms regime's attendance in Geneva talks

Moscow believes it is necessary to ensure the participation of the Hmeymim and Astana Syrian opposition groups as well as the Kurds in the meeting in Geneva , ...


Anti-Romeo squads hit the streets in Uttar Pradesh

Meanwhile, according to a report by CNN-News18, the executive orders defining the exact role of the anti-romeo squad will be decided by the cabinet later. A...


China rejects South Korea claims of THAAD deployment 'retaliation'

It was lunch hour at a Lotte Supermarket in Beijing's Chongwenmen district but the store's aisles were devoid of shoppers. South Korea and the U.S. say the so...


UP: Meet shops in Hathras set ablaze

The Uttar Pradesh police sent orders to all police stations to take strict action against illegal slaughterhouses and cattle smuggling in Uttar Pradesh. Once BJ...


Yogi Adityanath orders closure of slaughter houses, bans cow smuggling in UP

This leader said that nothing will be imposed on the Chief Minister. Ever since 2014, when Narendra Modi became India's Prime Minister, political pundits ha...


Wests Tigers terminate contract of head coach

WESTS Tigers yesterday announced the termination of the contract of head coach Jason Taylor, effective immediately. "We are committed to building a side that ...


Brief Baghdad peace shattered by new IS bomb attack

Dozens of civilians were reportedly killed when a US -led coalition airstrike targeted a Daesh car-bomb in western Mosul, a local official told Anadolu Agency. ...


Children dead in China school toilet stampede

Two children were killed, the newspaper said . The injured students were hospitalized, some in serious condition, BBC reports , citing the Xinhua news agenc...


EU Gives $178 Million More to Tackle Famine, Drought in East Africa

Turkish Red Crescent's head called on humanitarian agencies Friday to extend a hand to millions of people facing starvation due to drought and famine in South S...


Fact Check: Do New York, New Jersey natives dominate Supreme Court?

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassely has said he expected Gorsuch to be sworn in sometime in April. "Senator, he has no idea how I'd rule in t...


These Are the Happiest Countries in The World

After ranking fourth for the last two years, Norway jumped three spots and displaced three-time victor Denmark to take the title of "world's happiest countr...


Sharif orders removal of blasphemous content from social media

The premier, in his message on the occasion of Holi festival being celebrated Sunday, extended his felicitations to the Hindu community of Pakistan. The Prime...


Eurogroup head Dijsselbloem under fire over 'drinks and women' remark

Inside the European parliament, MEPs turned on Mr Dijsselbloem on Tuesday, calling his remarks "insulting" and "vulgar". "For me, as a social democrat, I thin...


Le Pen 'beaten by centrist candidate' in TV debate

Le Pen's are the most loyal, polls show. For years, far-right leader Marine Le Pen blasted the euro as an enemy of the French people - an overvalued currenc...


Former Karnataka CM SM Krishna to join BJP today

Political analysts, though, are not convinced about the influence he will have and his ability to pull votes. "He has never been the leader of the Vokkaligas in...


Happiness on the Decline in the US

The authors found that six variables were key to three-quarters of the variation among countries, which were gross domestic product per capita, healthy life exp...


Sean Spicer Defended Trump Playing Golf With The Most Ridiculous Excuse

President Donald Trump escaped more than the chilly Washington weather when he decamped to the warm and welcoming confines of his private Florida club for the...


Czech Zoo begins cutting off rhino horns to pre-empt poacher attacks

The drastic decision was made following the brutal killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn. Horns are of...


Several Boston-bound flights affected by new in-cabin electronics limits

Q: Why is the us restricting these devices? This post will be updated with new information . Some airports covered by the USA ban - Abu Dhabi and Dubai ...


United Kingdom to begin Brexit process on March 29

The Prime Minister's letter officially notifying the European Council of the UK's intention to quit will set in train a two-year negotiation process expected to...


Maharashtra MLAs suspended from Assembly for 9 months; Opposition cries foul

The suspension proposal was moved by parliamentary affairs minister Girish Bapat in the lower house and it was passed by majority. The MLAs were protesting agai...


33 dead in US-led north Syria air strike

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the US-led coalition was behind a strike in Al-Mansoura, north of Raqqa, in the early hours of yesterday. The Syria...


Erdogan believes 'tricks' played against turkey reason behind Olympics snub

Volker Kauder, the caucus leader of Merkel's Christian Democratic-led bloc in the lower house of parliament, said Erdogan's repeated comparisons of European act...