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State approves Javelin missile sale to Ukraine

The missiles could end up being used in combat against Russian-backed separatist, according to the newspaper. "But we received it (the decision) when we receive...


Case filed against Kerala magazine for picture of model breastfeeding child

The magazine stated that the issue speaks about the importance of breastfeeding, and the taboos revolving around it. "If the magazine's real intention was to ad...


The White House revolving door

Without the likes of Hicks to rein him in, we are likely headed into an even more chaotic moment for Trump. But as someone with a pull toward discretion - H...


Jared Kushner Under Scrutiny Amid Loans Allegedly Received After White House Meetings

The East Wing of the White House, which oversees the calligrapher's office, declined to comment. "I can't answer that question because I don't think it's goin...


Turkey sends special forces for next stage of Afrin offensive

Turkey has warned that the Afrin offensive could expand to the nearby Syrian city of Manbij. Their main task will be to fight possible infiltrations of Kurdis...


Saudi king shakes up military and security leadership

During a high-profile palace shakeup last June, MBS's cousin Mohammed bin Nayef was removed as crown prince and interior minister as MBS restructured the mini...


Shehbaz Sharif elected as acting president of PML-N

He is the younger brother of Nawaz Sharif , who had to resign as prime minister in July a year ago in the high-profile Panama Papers scandal. Although there ...


LeT millitant killed in gun fight in Bandipora, says Police

The security forces have meanwhile launched a massive combing operation to flush out the terrorists believed to be hiding in the area. As the cordon was tighten...


Jared Kushner's security clearance downgraded

Kushner's security clearance , as first reported by Politico , was downgraded Tuesday by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, along with those of severa...


Saudis Kill More Civilians in Second Straight Day of Yemen Strikes

Haley suggested that in light of the Security Council's failure to hold Iran responsible for its refusal to observe the boycott of the Houthis, that the US, tog...


Iraq Sentences 15 Turkish Women to Death for Joining ISIS

More than 1,300 women and children surrendered to Kurdish Peshmerga in August, after government forces expelled the jihadist group. The women , aged betwee...


Israel arrests family of detained Palestinian teen

Mohammed required an "intensive surgery, where part of his skull was removed, in order to dislodge the rubber bullet", Amnesty International had reported. The T...


Rajya Sabha seats of 16 states to face elections on March 23

Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand will see a contest for one seat each. At present, the BJP has 58 members of Parliament (MPs) in Rajya Sa...


Legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi dead at 54

One was the character, full of life , while off screen she was a shy girl, who wouldn't talk to many people. 'I have always been a huge fan of her work. In 2...


Billy Graham's body begins journey from mountains to Charlotte

Graham, one of the more regularly heard Christian evangelists in history, died Wednesday at the age of 99. Those wanting to view Graham's casket will be shutt...


Rosenstein alerted White House two weeks ago on Kushner clearance issues

Mr. Trump, at a joint news conference with visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, said "General Kelly respects Jared a lot and General Kelly wil...


Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM resigns

The ABC contacted Mr Anthony to verify what the party's internal processes were, and to enquire as to whether any other concerns had been raised about Mr Joyce....


Donald Trump, Turnbull discuss ways to expand ties with India, Japan

Turnbull's visit to the White House follows tense interactions between the two leaders past year, when they clashed over a refugee swap deal. Trump and Tu...


United States to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions

President Donald Trump is expected to address the new penalties Friday at a conservative gathering in Washington . "He explained to me how he's lowered the...


UN Envoy Calls For Urgent Ceasefire In Syria Hours Before Vote

The opposition's Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, said 23 people were killed. The Assad government, which is backed by Russian forces, i...


Rohingya crisis: Satellite images 'show burned remains of bulldozed Muslim villages'

Satellite images of Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state, released to The Associated Press by Colorado-based DigitalGlobe on Friday, show that dozens of empty villa...


CM Manohar Parrikar arrives in Goa, expected to table budget

Parrikar to act on his behalf after Mr. Dhavlikar was chosen as the leader of the House in absence of the CM. Parrikar, who looked weak, spoke only for five m...


Missouri GOP attacks prosecutor, linking Greitens indictment to NY billionaire

Greitens' attorney, Edward L. Dowd Jr. has filed a motion to dismiss the indictment on the grounds that any relationship with the woman was consensual. Eric G...


Kulsoom Nawaz to be made new PML-N president

Sharif, 67, was disqualified by the Supreme Court to act not only as prime minister but also as president of his party in the whistleblower Panama Papers scan...


Bruce McArthur now charged with 6 murders

Idsinga said they laid the charge after identifying the human remains of Navaratnam and also of Soroush Mahmudi, buried in garden planters that were seized ...


Black Panther: Director Ryan Coogler Writes To Fans

It is largely about expressing a strong sense of pride, history and culture for generations of blacks who have felt removed from their African identity sinc...


Republicans File for Stay of State Supreme Court Maps

At all stages, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court set this case on a path whereby only it would draw Pennsylvania's new congressional districts-a task delegated t...


Pakistan's Top Court Bars Ex-PM From Leading Party

While #MujhayKyunNikala trended on Twitter following the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister of Pakistan past year, this recent verdict stirred T...


Rahul questions PM's silence on PNB fraud in 'Mann ki Baat'

Taking to Twitter, Gandhi through a poem said that first it was Lalit Modi then Vijay Mallya and now Nirav Modi, who have eloped the country. With just days...


Talks to end conflict in Syria's Eastern Ghouta break down

Waleed Awata is an anesthesiologist working at a hospital in the town of Zamalka, part of the eastern Ghouta suburb under attack. You get a child, a year old,...


Trump debuts in last place in political scientists' "Presidential Greatness Rankings"

Official results of the 2018 Presidents & Executive Politics Presidential Greatness Survey were released on Monday after 170 responses were received. The top ...


Turkey Opens Fire on Regime Forces In Afrin

The Turkish government claims that the YPG is an offshoot of the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK), which has mounted a rebellion against the state in mainly Kurdis...


Funeral parade held for Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai

Political tensions within the MDC have created uncertainty about proceedings. Tsvangirai, a former trade union stalwart and leader of the Movement for Democra...


22 items suspended from original TPP deal

It also narrowed the scope of the controversial investor-state dispute settlement clause, he said. The release of the text of the Comprehensive and Progressiv...


North Korea canceled planned meeting with US Vice President, Mike Pence

North Korea has condemned South Korea and the U.S.'s annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle drills which were postponed until after the Olympics as a move to appe...