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HC restrains TN from opening, relocating liquor shops

Following the Supreme Court verdict, the Tamil Nadu government closed all its state-run liquor shops located within the said limit. The court issued the inter...


World markets rise on French vote relief, Donald Trump's tax plan talk

Marine Le Pen, National Front political party candidate for French 2017 presidential election, poses for a selfie with employees as she visits the Rungis worldw...


Canadian PM responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

The U.S. only had a $15 billion trade deficit with Canada in 2015, according to figures compiled by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. As US Commerc...


Ivanka Trump advocates for women, girls in trip to Berlin

Ivanka Trump brushed aside any concerns. Trump lamented that the US has no universal paid family leave policy, and has frequently stated that she hopes to wor...


More US Troops Heading for Afghanistan after Massacre?

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault, which according to some estimates killed over 130 people. During his first visit Defense Secretary Mattis ...


North Korea stages massive weapons drill to mark special occasion

Naval Forces Korea said in a statement. South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the country's acting leader in place of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who...


Ivanka Trump in Berlin to talk women's economic empowerment

During a panel with Angela Merkel at the G20 Women's summit, Ivanka Trump was asked about her father's controversial comments about women. She was also aske...


Labour to guarantee European Union citizens' rights if wins election

Brexit Secretary David Davis added: "Jeremy Corbyn is too weak and floundering to get a good deal in the Brexit negotiations". But Starmer said that May's Bre...


U.S. sanctions 271 Syrian scientists, chemists over sarin gas attack

It's one of the largest sanction actions in US history. US President Donald Trump characterized the strike as a response to the alleged use of chemical weapon...


Trump proclaims week of Holocaust remembrance

Members of Congress and Holocaust survivors - whose strength and courage Trump said was an inspiration - attended the emotional event in the Rotunda, the cent...


Former Trump aide Michael Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say

Flynn's consulting firm accepted $530,000 for work with a firm that is associated with Turkey's government. Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, along w...


World stocks rise on French vote relief and Trump tax-plan talk

Ms Le Pen is not standing as an independent candidate since she still belongs to the Front National, but she is giving herself more space to manoeuvre as she is...


Korea, US hold joint naval drills

They are capable of precision strikes against the North's nuclear facilities, but the South Korean Navy called the visit "routine" and said the submarine would ...


Banks boost FTSE as French election ignites risk-on rally

Macron - the most pro-EU candidate on the ballot - won 23.8% of first round votes, beating far right, anti-EU candidate Marine Le Pen by more than 2%. "He is a ...


Crowds boo, hiss at Ivanka Trump during Berlin women's summit

Merkel and Ivanka were part of a high-powered panel discussion at the W20 Summit, a women-focused effort within the Group of 20 countries, entitled Inspiring Wo...


Bomb attack hits US-operated base in Afghanistan

President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations of the army chief of staff and the country's defense minister, according to a statement from the president's of...


Trump condemns anti-Semitism on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day

In January, on worldwide Holocaust Remembrance Day, a Trump administration statement failed to mention Jews, the overwhelming majority of those who were killed ...


UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins

Pressed on whether this could mean abandoning Britain's ability to cut non-EU trade deals, Sir Keir said: "We have to get the right deal with the EU". He said ...


Taliban kill 8 policemen in northern province

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis looks out over Kabul as he arrives via helicopter at Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul , Afghanistan Monday, April 24, 2...


Turkey's justice minister says contesting referendum moot

Turkey's ruling party and the main opposition party kept up their fight Saturday over the results of the referendum on expanding the president's powers. Earlier...


CBI registers FIR against its ex-chief Ranjit Sinha

The apex court in September 2015 appointed a team led by former CBI special director M.L. Sharma to probe if "investigations conducted by CBI have been influenc...


North Korea Threatens To Sink US Carrier; China Urges Restraint

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping called for restraint in dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump, Chinese...


Trump meets freed Egypt aid worker in Oval Office

His position presents a clear contradiction with that of President Donald Trump, who has sought to improve ties with Egypt, stating that "we are very much beh...


Pyongyang Conducts Sweeping Arms Drill as US Warship Docks in South Korea

Xi said his country "strongly opposes" actions that violate UN Security Council resolutions and he hoped "the parties concerned will exercise restraint and a...


Venezuelan protests against government leave three dead

One protester, Helma Mendoza, said she joined "the mother of all marches", organized by leaders of the center-right political opposition, because of Venezuela...


Trump adds firepower to Canadian milk debate

After having greatly disparaged Mexico, President Trump is now attacking Canada . "Included in there is lumber, timber and energy". The spat was spurred by a n...


Defeat then court for Jakarta governor

A sample count extracted from the almost six million ballots cast showed Baswedan secured 58 per cent of the vote, against 42 per cent for the incumbent Basuki ...


TTV Dhinakaran steps aside in 'interest of AIADMK'

CHENNAI :: A day after Tamil Nadu ministers announced their decision to oust him and his family members from the party, AIADMK (Amma) faction deputy general sec...


Mattis: 'No doubt' Syrian regime has chemical weapons

Assad, backed by his ally Russian Federation, has strongly denied the allegation that his forces used chemical weapons against the rebel-held town of Khan Sheik...


Ivanka Trump gets booed during panel discussion in Berlin

And though the White House said that Ivanka came at the "direction invitation" of German chancellor Angela Merkel, she received no special treatment while parti...


Immigration Minister denies changes to Australian citizenship is a crackdown on Muslims

We are an immigration nation, but the fact remains: Australian workers must have priority for Australian jobs . Australia's controversial decision to scrap a...


Venezuela pro-government protester dies, raising toll to 21

Government leaders claim the violence is generated by right-wing opposition forces working with criminal gangs in an attempt to remove them from power. His com...


Populist party veers further right after losing leader

During Saturday's Cologne protests, Catholic bishop Kardinal Rainer Maria Woelki said participants were out on the streets to emphasis "world-openess, toleran...


Modi open to holding talks with Hurriyat leaders: Mehbooba Mufti

We need to move forward from where Atalji had left. "Talks can not happen amid stone-pelting and firing of bullets", she said, adding that "the Prime Minister h...


Korea detains United States citizen; 3rd American being held

A United States citizen was detained in North Korea Friday, according to the Washington Post . He reportedly taught at Yanbian University of Science and Tech...