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Pakistan to open Torkham, Chaman border crossings on March 7 and 8

The reopening came a day after Pakistan said a group of militants attacked military posts after crossing over from Afghanistan into the Mohmand tribal region, t...


Fox pulls Andrew Napolitano off air after GCHQ Trump wiretap claim

Even some members of Trump's own party have encouraged the president to apologize to Obama. Although Manafort played no official role in the campaign between ...


UN Report Alleges That Israel Imposes Apartheid on Palestinians

United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters in NY that the report was published without any prior consultation with the United Nations secretari...


US To Ban Electronics On Certain Flights

Passengers will be barred from putting laptops, tablets, digital cameras and other large electronics in their carry-on luggage. The officials said that the mo...


Germany axe attacker was not a terrorist

Two people have reportedly been arrested over the incident. A 36-year-old man from the former Yugoslavia has been arrested. "We are not using the word terro...


Second phase of 200MW solar park inaugurated in Dubai

The AED1.2bn ($326.6m) second phase of the solar park has been developed by the consortium of ACWA Power and TSK, based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) ...


Australian airline grounds planes after propeller falls off mid flight

It is now working with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau to recover the propeller, which is expected to undergo extensive engineering analysis as part of t...


Merkel Says 'Nazi' Comment Unjustifiable, Calls For Close Ties With Turkey

Police said about 250 opponents of Erdogan gathered near the consulate, some of them brandishing signs that read "Dictator Erdogan - Hayir", meaning "No" ...


'Phenomenon' Mbappe keeps Monaco ahead of PSG

Mbappe has earned rave reviews this season as Monaco have progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals, with the player drawing comparisons to former Arsen...


Rep. Turner calls Comey hearing 'highly speculative'

She said: "I just find it really hard to believe that given the emoluments clause does apply to retired officers, like Mr Flynn, I can't believe that Mr Flynn...


Greek police intercept 'suspect' packages in Athens

The grim discovery comes as authorities are investigating booby-trapped mail sent to the International Monetary Fund in Paris and the German finance ministry - ...


North Korea rocket-engine test shows 'meaningful' progress, South's Defense Ministry says

Joseph Yun, special representative for North Korea policy of the State Department, will fly to Seoul late Monday from his stay in Beijing for talks with Chine...


Iran rings in the New Year with message of peace

The Google Doodle on March 21 is a celebration of the Iranian or Persian New Year, popularly referred to as "Nowruz". Nowruz is a time of joyous renewal. Iran...


Mercedes wary of rivals after rule changes, says Wolff

That move has placed him alongside Hamilton, who has been at Mercedes since 2013, winning 32 races and two world championships with the team in that time. I h...


SC notice to Centre, RBI over plea on depositing old notes

The Prime Minister's address to the nation on the evening of November 8 past year on demonetisation and subsequent notification of the federal bank that devalue...


USA military confirms Idlib bombing; denies mosque was hit

He added that more than 100 people were injured, with many still trapped in the rubble of the collapsed mosque in the village of Al-Jineh, about 30 kilometers w...


Narada sting case: CBI registers preliminary enquiry

The three senior lawyers argued before a Bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justices DY Chandrachud and SK Kaul , which refused to interfere with the CBI...


A Guinness World Record For Rahul Gandhi?

In a Facebook post, state Youth Congress Vice President C R Mahesh said "Rahul should quit if he has no interest to lead the party from the front", he said. The...


White House says underfire Trump campaign chair had very limited role

Andrew Napolitano has been pulled from the Fox News Channel, a source at the organisation said . Shortly before inauguration day, Napolitano had a one-on-one...


Death toll from Damascus bombing climbs to 74

In a statement , the group said the attack targeted " Iranian militias " and pro-government defense militias in revenge for what it said was Iran's role in s...


New Zealand continues to top polls of world's best countries

Singaporeans remains the " happiest " people in Asia, although the degree of happiness has dropped over the previous year, according to the latest World Happ...


Proposed USDA cuts worry Iowa lawmakers

The Trump administration is seeking to cut $4.7 billion from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's discretionary spending budget, according to a budget outline o...


Iraqi troops fighting ISIS storm Mosul government complex, then pull back

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Tuesday morning to visit Iraqi forces, accord to his office. Al-Dawasa, which includes the Nineveh province...


Confirmation Hearings Begin For Judge Neil Gorsuch 09:51

The 49-year-old Coloradan told the Senate Judiciary Committee he has tried to be a "neutral and independent" judge and has ruled both for and against disabled s...


Bill Gates again tops Forbes rich list; Trump slips 220 spots

According to its methodology, Forbes bases its billionaires list on a "snapshot of wealth" taken on February 17 by valuing assets using stock prices and world...


Trump, critic of Obama's golfing, regularly hits the links

Boris Johnson will avoid discussing claims the UK's intelligence agency spied on Donald Trump when he visits Washington later, officials say. "Nothing has cha...


Iowa and IL senators weigh in on Gorsuch confirmation

Now, the Senate will exercise its "advice and consent" role, a politically fraught decision with liberals pressuring Democrats to reject Gorsuch. If Gorsuch i...


Duterte tells European Union to mind own business

President Duterte handed over yesterday to Myanmar the Philippines' $300,000 contribution to humanitarian efforts to Rakhine State where a team of United Nation...


Trump to Capitol in last-ditch lobbying for health care bill

Their votes will tell voters what - and who - they value most. If a Republican congressional majority and a Republican president can't use their power of pers...


Iraqi prime minister joins Trump for meeting focusing on IS

Trump, who has been a staunch opponent of the worldwide agreement negotiated by the USA under President Barack Obama, took the opportunity to criticize it amid ...


Inflation in the United Kingdom continues to soar, hitting 2.3% in February

Prices for food meanwhile rose in the year to February, after 31 consecutive months of price falls. However, average prices at food stores have seen their lar...


Supreme Asks out of Court Settlement for Ayodhya Issue

The Supreme Court on March 06 indicated that LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and other BJP and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leaders may face trial in ...


Northern Ireland leader Martin McGuinness dead at 66

He also played a key role in forging the 1998 Good Friday peace agreement that largely ended the conflict. In recent years, he said: "My war is over". A forme...


Chinese Premier to visit

Discussions over a potential Belt and Road memorandum of understanding began in October previous year, while Xi first raised Northern Australia as a potential B...


Germany Rejects Trump's Claim it Owes NATO 'Vast Sums'

The NATO annual report said only five countries met the two-percent target-the United States, Britain, Greece, Poland and Estonia-while Washington still account...