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Dozens more civilians allegedly killed in US-led strikes

Many of those killed were civilians from other areas controlled by IS, including Deir Ezzor, Raqqa and neighbouring Iraq, according to the monitor. The monito...


Three killed, 25 injured as bus topples in Dindori — Madhya Pradesh

The state government is going all out to draw a substantial crowd to the conclusion ceremony of Narmada Yatra in Amarkantak - the campaign to save the river, wh...


Trump Calls For Tougher Sanctions On North Korea

The North said on Monday that the missile was a "new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket", which was "capable of carrying a large, hea...


Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

Displaying the seized items at a press conference in the KLIA Customs Cargo Complex, Customs Deputy Director of Enforcement, Abdull Wahid Sulong said the depart...


Trump denies he asked Comey for loyalty, threatens to cancel press briefings

Mr Trump said it was "possible" he could name someone by Friday, before he leaves for his first foreign trip . The core issue here is not whether Trump is se...


Germans head to polls in crucial state vote

The Social Democrats and Greens have also been criticized for the lack of security during mass sexual assaults on women in Cologne on New Year's Eve and state...


Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer

Ethicists say there's likely nothing illegal about Frelinghuysen's note, because it does not specifically threaten action on Avelenda, but Jordan Libowitz, a sp...


Xi urges countries to coordinate development policies, reject protectionism

Xi addressed nearly 30 leaders on the second day of a forum on his new Silk Road plan, an infrastructure project Beijing hopes will revive ancient trade route...


'Fat cats keep the money', angry voter yells at UK PM May

She later visited Abingdon Market, where she met Cathy and a succession of other voters. May, who has encountered very few members of the general public in th...


Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal'

US officials, however, have expressed concern that Moon's advocacy of engagement with the DPRK could undercut the White House's aggressive efforts to isolate ...


Xi Jinping says China's Belt and Road initiative needs to reject protectionism

CHINA called yesterday for closer global co-operation as President Xi Jinping pledged more than £75 billion for the "Belt and Road" economic scheme. "The Belt...


Merkel German Chancellor accuses state govt of running up debt before vote

The SPD has governed NRW for most of the post-war years since 1945, and losing power in what they regard as their bastion would raise serious doubt about their ...


N. Korea claims missile could carry nuclear warhead

The South Korean, Japanese and US militaries say the missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan. Th...


Forum: Trump won't let the Russia story die

It wasn't immediately clear whether the letter released Friday was the one to which he was referring; a representative for Mr. The letter, written by lawyer...


Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas coming on four-day India visit

A delegation-level discussion between President Abbas and Prime Minister Modi will be held on May 16. The Palestinian leader will this evening attend a functi...


China must act on 'provocative' N Korea: PM

The missile flew for about 30 minutes, travelling about 800 kilometres and reached an altitude of 2000 kilometres, according to Japanese authorities. "It tell...


Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf quit the Iranian presidential race on Monday, backing instead Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's vote. Earlier in the day, Rouhani'...


Global cyberattack has hit more than 100000 organizations in 150 countries

Now that this "WannaCry" malware is out there, the world's computer systems are vulnerable to a degree they haven't been before, unless people everywhere move q...


Trump Pledges To Move Quickly To Name New FBI Director

Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey was sacked, which have changed over the course...


Joshua Likely To Face Klitschko In Cardiff On Oct. 28

Klitschko is still to decide whether he will invoke the rematch clause in the contract from last month's world heavyweight title clash at Wembley Stadium and is...


New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided in Europe: Europol

We should take from this recent attack a renewed determination for more urgent collective action. The malware used a technique purportedly stolen from the US ...


USA should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

Security wonks are calling it the biggest cyberattack ever. Security experts say the unprecedented ransomware attack that on Friday locked up computers across...


Pres. Moon vows to do everything to build peace on Korean peninsula

Moon named Suh Hoon, a career spy agency official and a veteran of inter-Korea ties, as the head of the National Intelligence Service. Even if the new South Kor...


France's Youngest President Assumes Office

Macron then posed for photographers at the front porch of the Elysee with his wife, Brigitte. "The divisions and fractures that run through our society must b...


China pledges $124bn for new Silk Road plan

Commenting on Xi's speech at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation held in Beijing on Sunday, the foreign minister sai...


Microsoft says WannaCry ransomware cyberattack should be wake up call for governments

On affected computers, the WannaCry software encrypts files and displays a ransom message demanding $300 in bitcoin. That's why it's called ransomware. It said ...


New Silk Road to eradicate terrorism: Erdoğan

Chinese officials have said previously "Belt and Road" is purely commercial, though Xi's comments indicated Beijing sees that as including a broad array of regu...


Islamic State shelling kills 7 in Syria's Deir al-Zor city: monitor

The Islamic State-linked media outlet Amaq said coalition strikes killed 15 people and wounded 35 others in Al-Bukamal. Islamic State holds most of Deir al-Zo...


Policy should be 'adaptable' while values remain uncompromised, Tillerson says

I think the point that I was making, Chuck, in that message to State Department employees is an important one to understand. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...


China making progress on North Korea: Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull has heaped praise on China's efforts to pressure North Korea to curb its nuclear missiles program but warns more needs to be done. The stat...


Syria Safe Zones To Open On Friday

A no-fly zone isn't mentioned in the text , which itself says that these de-escalation zones won't be defined and mapped until June, and which has limited s...


UK May's Conservatives hold 18 point poll lead: Survation

Mrs May will claim the package amounts to the "greatest expansion in workers' rights by any Conservative government in history" and would help ensure the proc...


North Korea's latest missile launch seen as test for Moon

Namhee Lee, an Asian languages and cultures professor who teaches modern Korean history, said the American deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense...


Kurdish-led forces to advance on ISIL's de facto Syria capital

The al-Jarrah airport is located in the Daesh militants' remaining enclave in eastern Aleppo countryside, a region where they have mostly lost control to compet...


Trump changes his Twitter banner twice after hearing

Flynn's lawyer, Robert Kelner, declined comment when reached by CNN Monday. "Have either of you ever been an anonymous source in a news report about matte...