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Pyongyang vows to conduct 'weekly' tests

The comments came a day after North Korea tried and failed to launch a missile from its submarine base at Sinpo. United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric se...


IS launches 'chlorine gas attacks' in western Mosul

The troops' progress has been slow as about 400,000 civilians, or a quarter of Mosul's pre-war population, are trapped in the Old City, according to the UN ....


Auston Matthews' big game helps lift Toronto to a Game 3 victory

Mike Hoffman scored twice and Derick Brassard had a goal for Ottawa. Luckily it did. Those plays kind of go in slo-mo. "We just play hockey". The Capitals w...


Gas attack a 'fabrication' for United States to attack us, says Syria's Assad

Trump, who had long opposed military intervention in Syria, ordered the military attack on a Syrian airbase in Homs province on Friday. Assad has denied his g...


SNP Says British Election Is Effort To "Force Through Hard Brexit"

Sturgeon said that another vote on Scottish independence should be held when the time was right for Scotland, and it was not for May's Conservative government t...


Venezuela Guard deploys tear gas on march

Authorities had already reported five other people killed , including a boy of 13, in protests around the country earlier this month. PRESIDENT NICOLAS MAD...


European Union warns Turkey on death penalty 'red line'

On Sunday, the "Yes" camp won 51.41 percent in a narrower-than-expected victory, but the opposition claimed the outcome would have been reversed in a fair p...


U.S. says Iran could become another North Korea if left 'unchecked'

But he also said that the Trump administration would reevaluate the agreement. President Donald Trump earlier ordered a review of the Iran nuclear deal. The...


Govt assesses impact of US, Oz visa curbs on Indians

The MEA also reminded that in 2016, India and France had agreed to allow Indian students at masters level to extend their stay in France for two years after the...


More Bodies Recovered From Garbage Mound, 30 Others Are Missing

Hundreds of rescuers raced against time today to find survivors after a mountain of garbage collapsed on dozens of homes following a fire near the Sri Lankan ca...


Serena Williams is pregnant with her 1st child

Tennis player Serena Williams offered up a side profile shot of herself in a yellow swimsuit with a caption that read "20 weeks" on Snapchat. While Williams c...


WestJet raises the stakes with plan for new ultra-low-cost service

Gregg Saretsky, WestJet President and CEO, added how current trends in the airline industry has carved out a completely new niche, that of the ULCC. WestJet s...


Afghanistan: 90 ISIS terrorists killed in USA 'mother of all bombs' attack

John W. Nicholson, commander of USA forces in Afghanistan , said in a written statement that the strike was created to minimize the risk to Afghan and US force...


EPA chief tours toxic East Chicago site

They chanted and held signs reading, "East Chicago Demands Clean Water". Pruitt was scheduled to to tour the complex where roughly 1,000 people were ordered eva...


United States reaffirms South Korea commitment

North Korea's state television showed thousands of soldiers marching at Kim Il Sung Square on Saturday to kick off the event that is expected to be attended by...


North Korean nuclear test site now

However, the exact status of the site was unclear. The pictures were released by 38 North, a North Korea monitoring project at Johns Hopkins University, in Ma...


Israel says Syria still has tons of chemical weapons

After the USA strike, Russian Federation said it would suspend its participation in a hotline with the United States military to "deconflict" or minimize th...


Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria

Protesters plan to march to the Union Buildings, which house the offices of Zuma and other ministries. South Africa's top court said on Tuesday it had granted...


Kulbhushan Jadhav innocent man, don't know his location yet

This recent rare move by Pakistan's Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under the Pakistan Army Act (PAA) has resulted in awarding the death sentence to the alle...


Syria evacuations resume, bringing town under state control

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the delay was the result of 11th-hour rebel demands for the release of prisoners held by the government. By midwe...


China urges diplomatic solution to US-N Korea feud

Like South Korea, Japan already faces a direct threat from the secretive regime. North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador has accused the United States ...


Governor Abbott Gives First Clear Support For Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

The idea is to help women have the birth control they need to avoid pregnancies, the bill's sponsors said. The House Appropriations Committee approved a bil...


'The sword stands ready': US VP Mike Pence warns North Korea

China expresses serious concern with recent trends about North Korea's nuclear and missile development. Speaking to USA and Japanese troops on board the USS R...


OPS faction claims first victory

Sasikala and her nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran were chose to be "delinked" from the party, several MLAs and Dinakaran supporters rallied behind him and denounced the ...


Jeremy Corbyn rules out holding second Brexit referendum

A ruling alliance with the Labour Party, however, was dismissed by senior Lib Dems, who hoped to distance themselves from " toxic " Corbyn. But Ford said that...


Pence begins Indonesia visit focused on trade, security

From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the US military, ...


NGT to continue hearing on plea on damage to Yamuna floodplains today

In his statement on Wednesday, Ravi Shankar said the authorities should have never given permission to hold the Festival if the Yamuna was "so fragile and pure"...


Pentagon Announces Tests to Practice Shooting Down North Korean Missiles

The study has found that the provocation window, which refers to the number of days or weeks between a North Korea provocation and a South Korean election, has ...


China-US closer cooperation

As the two leaders wrapped up a Florida summit overshadowed by US missile strikes in Syria overnight, Xi joined Trump in papering over, at least in public, deep...


Philippine leftist rebels release 2 gov't soldiers

MATANAO, Davao del Sur (MindaNews/19 April) - Two non-commissioned officers of the Philippine Army regained their freedom on Wednesday, after nearly three month...


Trump chooses Scott Brown to be ambassador to New Zealand

He previously met with Trump to discuss the job of veterans affairs secretary. "He is going to obviously take my application, interest under consideration". Lik...


Delhi womens wing chief Barkha Singh quits, blames party leadership

In a press conference at her residence, she said Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken had allegedly misbehaved with her, for which she lodged a compliant with th...


National Football League star offers to help WH press secretary during briefing

He did not mention Tom Brady . Kraft said he was delighted to be honored by Trump for a remarkable comeback victory that he said echoed the president's own...


EC bribery case: Dinakaran, Sukesh likely to be brought face to face

This comes after AIADMK leader and state Finance Minister D. Jayakumar yesterday announced that V.K. Sasikala and her nephew Dinakaran were made a decision to b...


Bayern's Neuer out for season with foot fracture

Bayern's manager Carlo Ancelotti and the team's players complained about decisions by Viktor Kassai , the match referee who, in their opinion, failed to notice...