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Czech Republic votes in run-off presidential election

Despite the fall of the Czech government this week, led by populist Andrej Babis, Zeman - a former left-wing prime minister - asked his ally to try again to form a new administration. Zeman said he hoped he would not disappoint those who supported ...

PM 'appalled' by groping claims, 'objectification' of women at Presidents Club

The Financial Times scoop exposing a charity dinner at which women were allegedly sexually harassed by rich bosses has been viewed more than a million times . The Presidents Club was jointly chaired by David Meller , who has since resigned from a...

Billionaire Saudi Prince al-Waleed Is Released From Detention

He was one of 17 princes and top officials who were arrested in November in the government crackdown. Family sources told Reuters that "he has he arrived home". Saudi Arabia's King Salman also had 10 princes, four ministers and a number ex-min...

Spain Declares Venezuela Envoy Persona Non Grata in Strict Reciprocity

Venezuelan opposition leaders on Friday condemned the sidelining of their coalition from upcoming presidential elections, saying it was trickery by President Nicolas Maduro's administration to rig the vote in its favor. The United States said this we...

Karni Sena denies involvement in Gurugram bus attack

The movie has been cleared for release with some changes including tweaking the name from Padmavati to the poem's title, Padmavat . Despite there being no prior indication of any possible law and order situation in the State, the biggest theatre...

Duterte offers '42 virgins' to visitors of Philippines

It's always short of time and short of sleep", the President said. "He has no respect for Filipino women". After after declaring himself "half-Muslim", he suggested in jest that IS did not have a monopoly on making promises about virgins.

Starbucks shares down four% after quarterly outcomes

In the quarter ended December 31, Starbucks said net income rose to $2.25 billion, or $1.57 per share, from $751.8 million, or 51 cents per share, a year ago. As per Friday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The rating wa...

PM Modi to address 6th World Government Summit at Dubai

Cambodia on Saturday signed a joint statement with India , where it mentioned "safety and security in the Indo-Pacific region", and supported "complete freedom of navigation and overflight" and "peaceful resolution" of maritime issues based on globa...

Croatia offers cooperation in shipbuilding to Israel

I also expressed my appreciation for Chancellor Merkel's genuine commitment to the security of Israel . But Washington has made clear it no intention of signing the waiver again, meaning there is just under 120 days left for negotiations with the Eu...

US is open for business and competitive again, Trump tells world leaders

The president sought to strike a balance, tempering his nationalist agenda with reassurances to the globalist and cooperation-minded audience that his protectionist vision "does not mean America alone". As one of his first actions previous year, Tru...

Kashmir observes shutdown on R-Day, internet suspended a day earlier

People preferred to stay indoors for the day to avoid the trouble of frisking. SRINAGAR , Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) - Local government in Indian-controlled Kashmir organized official functions Friday to mark India's 69th Republi...

Spain to try, stop Puigdemont in constitutional court

Catalan Parliament President Roger Torres announced that the legal services were already studying an answer to the contesting by the Government, and highlighted that he maintained the investiture plenary on January 30 with Puigdemont as candidate, lo...

Duterte tells Aung San Suu Kyi: 'Ignore Human Rights critics'

Aung San Suu Kyi is encumbered with many restraints about which we have often expressed sympathy. The resignation of Bill Richardson from the Advisory Board for the Committee for the Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State will no...

At least 17 killed, 110 wounded in Afghan auto bomb attack

Member of Parliament Mirwais Yasini, who witnessed the blast, recounted that an ambulance neared the police checkpoint and exploded. Officials said the casualty number could rise since the attack happened during lunchtime when many people were in t...

Trump's arrival in Davos overshadows WEF

A year ago, some Davos participants predicted Trump's protectionist rhetoric would lead to sluggish economic growth and lackluster stock market gains. President Donald Trump has arrived in Switzerland to tout his "America First" policies at the Wo...

Samsung, LG Criticize Trump's Decision On Washer Safeguard

LG said a new $250 million washer factory that's being built in Clarksville, Tennessee should help ease some pressure, since those washers won't be subject to the tariff . LG's decision to increase prices seemed to confirm some economists' predictio...

Melania Trump Will Not Be Joining Her Husband in Davos

Stormy Daniels regretted her alleged affair with President Donald Trump and felt sorry for his wife Melania Trump , according to a transcript of an interview with In Touch in 2011. The Wall Street Journal originally reported the alleged payme...

Milan train crash: at least two people killed after derailment

The condition of 10 in the injured is being reported as critical. According to Italian publication La Repubblica, passengers say they felt the train vibrating for some time and with intensity before it left the tracks. Three helicopters were deploy...

30% Tariff Imposed on US Solar Imports

Statistics from the government suggest the volume of solar generation capacity installed annually in the United States more than tripled between 2012 and 2016, "spurred on by artificially low-cost solar cells and modules from China ". Whirlpool c...

Riverdale Babies R Us one of 180 stores closing this spring

Toys R Us now is holding going-out-of-business sales at 25 stores in the United Kingdom. Chairman and CEO David Brandon addressed the closures on the Toys "R" Us web site , reiterating that the company will convert an unspecified number of locatio...

Swiss Mummy Identified As Ancestor Of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Her body was found buried in front of an altar in 1975 during renovations on Barfusser Church. This was obviously the body of a wealthy lady of Basel . Researchers then set out to discover the genealogical tree of the woman. Once her identity wa...

France leads move on Syria's chemical weapons

Security Council resolutions. President Bashar al-Assad's government denies using chemical weapons, which it agreed to destroy in 2013 under an agreement brokered by Russian Federation and the United States. At the battlefield, the Kurdish autonomo...

President Trump urges Turkey to deescalate violence in Syria

The military also said the "utmost diligence" was shown to avoid collateral damage to the civilian population in the area. The YPG has denied any direct military or political links with the PKK, while the USA has rejected Turkey's portrayal of ...

John Kerry Is Considering Running For President In 2020

According to the Jerusalem Post report, Kerry urged the associate not to yield to Trump's demands on any Israeli-Palestinian peace proposal and offered to help create an alternative peace initiative. Kerry offered to help create an alternative peac...

Myanmar building, but no sign Rohingya are returning

In the statement he also notes being taken aback by the "vigor with which the media, the United Nations, human rights groups, and in general the worldwide community were disparaged" in meeting with Suu Kyi and the Advisory Board. "I was extremely ups...

Americans among dead in Kabul hotel

Eleven of the 14 foreigners had been previously identified as working for the private Afghan airline KamAir. All the five attackers were also killed during gunfight with Afghan security forces. Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab said the gunmen had ente...

Pakistan official: Suspect arrested in killing of 7-year-old

The recent Lahore protest hosted by Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Allama Tahirul Qadri and participated by opposition parties linked the murder of Zainab with the Model Town Lahore tragedy. A BBC report last week accused police of the extraj...

Saudi-led coalition to give $1.5 bln in Yemen aid

The announcement comes as Saudi Arabia faces mounting pressure from the worldwide community to assist the country in crisis. The coalition has already pumped billions of dollars worth of aid into the country, yet the war has still cut food delive...

Save the Children office in Afghanistan hit by attack

Another official said following the bomb, six militants equipped with light arms and suicide vests entered the compound of Save the Children and the fighting is continuing. Mohammad Amin told AFP, from his hospital bed, that he heard "a big blast". ...

TPP 11 deal reached as Canada and Vietnam end holdout

The Tokyo agreement among the 11 remaining TPP member countries follows a basic pact reached after tough negotiations at a regional forum in Danang, Vietnam, in November. "A statement of agreement by the TPP 11 has finally been sealed and the 11 coun...

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USA disinvites China from Pacific military exercises: Pentagon

Several countries participate, and China has been involved since 2014. The world's largest worldwide naval exercise, it is held biennially in the summer months of even-numbered ...

Kelly sues him for sexual assault and herpes infection

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they decide to make their names public, which Rodgers has done. The campai...

In HSLC Result 2018 Declared at 9:30, Tamilnadu 10th Result 2018

Students can check their result using their registration number and date of birth. But they don't need to wait more as today on 23 May 2018 the Tamil Nadu Board is going to decla...

Congressional leaders to review information on Russian Federation probe

The Justice Department has in the past offered classified briefings to Nunes, though they have so far refused to turn over documents. The comments come as Trump is escalating h...

Afghanistan: Car bomb kills 3 in Kandahar

Earlier, three people were killed and 25 others were injured in the auto bomb blast, officials said. Nematullah Barak, head of Mirwais hospital in Kandahar , said the latest fi...

White House confirms Trump's meeting with Rod Rosenstein, Christopher Wray

He said that under "the potential deal", China "will purchase from our Great American Farmers practically as much as our Farmers can produce". "What did they learn from it?" In t...

Man's condition in fatal cougar attack upgraded

Ryan Abbott said . Instead, face the cougar , speak firmly and slowly back away - appearing as large as possible, such as by standing on a rock or stump or opening a sweatshirt ...

Solo: A Star Wars Story in IMAX - What's Your Story?

Last year, an R2-D2 droid used in the making of several " Star Wars" films sold for $2.76 million at auction in Los Angeles. He flies into an asteroid belt, barking at that droid,...

Venezuela's Maduro faces overseas condemnation following election win

Many governments around the world rejected the election even before ballots were cast as several key rivals of Maduro were barred from running. "We do not recognize the legi...

Elliott Walden wants to go from spoiler to Triple Crown champion

At 1 3/16 miles, the Preakness is slightly shorter than the Kentucky Derby , and Bravazo and Tenfold, both of which skipped the race two weeks ago, nearly caught Justify at the...

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Mangaluru is the best city in solid waste management

Mangaluru is the best city in solid waste management

Similarly, Ranchi has been adjudged the best capital and Kota in Rajasthan has been adjudged the best city in the citizen feedback category. This year, the survey has covered 4,2...

Collegium meeting on KM Joseph, other judges remains inconclusive

Collegium meeting on KM Joseph, other judges remains inconclusive

The collegium meeting was scheduled to discuss in detail the High Court probables for the Supreme Court . Sources told The Telegraph that the five-member collegium of Chief J...

Prison where Josh Holt is being held captive reportedly under attack

Prison where Josh Holt is being held captive reportedly under attack

They are saying that they want me as their guarantee". We need the people to help us.' He was flanked by three other men. Please, my fellow Americans, don't allow me to continue su...

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say

The New Jersey-based company has a higher than average out-of-service rate - 37.9 percent compared to the national average of 20.7 percent. Officials say they're investigating the ...

Israel Hits Back at Hamas Terrorist Targets in Gaza

Israel Hits Back at Hamas Terrorist Targets in Gaza

Hamas spokesperson Fawzi Barhoum dismissed Katz' claims saying, "there is no mediation". Israel said many of those killed were members of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad terror gr...

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach

Milwaukee made the right choice by hiring Budenholzer. Sampson was an National Basketball Association assistant with the Bucks and Rockets before joining the Cougars 2014.Portla...

Arab League fails to agree on United States envoy recalls

Arab League fails to agree on United States envoy recalls

Many critics have called it an excessive use of force and a Google search reveals wide-ranging criticism of Israel for its actions. These new needs are in addition to a pre-exi...

Meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Party

Meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Party

Thousands of journalists from across the world are descending on the genteel town of Windsor for the wedding , and Mr. Markle told TMZ earlier this week that the media atten...

U.S. sanctions Hezbollah chief in joint action with Gulf allies

U.S. sanctions Hezbollah chief in joint action with Gulf allies

The deputy chief of Hezbollah, Sheik Naim Qassem, casts his ballot during Lebanon's parliamentary elections in Beirut, Lebanon, May 6, 2018. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jav...