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Iran rejects as 'wrong' France's concern over its ballistic missile work

Le Drian's visit will kick off on Monday and will revolve around three key aspects: the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, Tehran's tests of ballistic missiles and situation in the Middle Eastern region.

Armenia scraps normalization deal with Turkey

At a meeting today in Yerevan of Armenia's National Security Council, President Serzh Sargsyan noted the lack of progress exhibited by Turkey on the matter of normalizing diplomatic relations between the two countries. "This, of course, is a ...

Eight men charged after Dublin supermarkets looted in blizzard conditions

Keith Kelly, 46, from Suncroft Park, Tallaght, and Paul Freeman, 43, from Russell Green, Tallaght, were both charged with trespassing with intent to commit offence. It is understood Gardai have since arrested three men in connection with the incident...

EU's Tusk warns of hard border in Ireland after Brexit

European Union leaders have been pushing British Prime Minister Theresa May to provide more details about how she sees the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland operating, how long a transition period should last to help ease Britain out fro...

Mexico Championship: Shubhankar Sharma leads on debut, Sergio Garcia behind

He will have to fight off numerous top players in the world. "I've been good at my yardages this week which I wasn't really comfortable with on Monday", he said. Sharma has an opportunity to become only the second player to win his US PGA Tour debu...

Turkish soldiers killed, 13 wounded during clash in Syria

The YPG has been a key component of a US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance that has been fighting the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria . Speaking on Alhurrah, a US based Arabic language TV channel, Lieutenant Adrian Galloway said that the Afrin...

Slovak police free Italian suspects held after journalist murder

In his last story, Kuciak's linked several businesses operating in Slovakia to the Italian mafia and detailed past connections between the companies and two of Fico's aides. Christophe Deloire, the director-general of Reporters Without Borders, on Fr...

May tells United Kingdom it must face hard facts about Brexit

At Lancaster House a year ago, the prime minister laid down her red lines, promising to leave the single market, the customs union and the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). One EU official involved in the negotiating process said...

Extremists Attack Burkina Faso's Capital

Authorities said four gunmen were killed at army headquarters, where the assailants also detonated a vehicle bomb, and four more were killed at the embassy. Earlier, an explosion rocked Burkina Faso's army headquarters in the capital Ouagadougou on...

Parents asked to stay off university campus

Authorities stand on the campus of Central Michigan University during a search for a suspect, in Mount Pleasant, Mich ., on Friday. "Stay clear of Campbell hall! ". Police believe the incident "started from a domestic situation". He is conside...

Body found identified as missing mother

St. John's father went to her Wake home after learning from his daughter's coworkers that she never made it to work, Maj. WTVR reported that St. John's auto was still in the driveway, her cellphone was found in bushes outside her home and authori...

Boko Haram kills four aid workers in Borno

Nigeria's government's is under growing public pressure to respond to the Dapchi mass abduction and prove its repeated claims that Boko Haram has been defeated. About 3,000 aid workers, majority Nigerian nationals, work in northeast Nigeria. Meanw...

Bangladesh Requests Myanmar Troop Withdrawal from Common Border

On Thursday, Myanmar soldiers and police, estimated to number more than 200, came to the border fence and appeared to be moving heavy weapons including mortars to the area, said a Bangladesh army official. The BGB official, however, told the briefing...

United States downplays Putin's weapon warning

Putin, speaking ahead of an election on March 18 that polls indicate he should win easily, said in his speech that new Russian technology would render such defences "ineffective". While it was unclear which ally Putin had in mind, the USA -led North ...

Man Arrested Following House Fire In Co Fermanagh

There were local reports of a "loud bang" being heard in the area of the fire around 6am on Tuesday. Neighbours used a sledgehammer to try to smash their way into a burning house and save a family trapped inside, it has been revealed. Members of th...

Regina high school marks Pink Day with anti-bullying rally

We have to understand what role do we play. All Albertans are encouraged to participate by sharing pink shirt photos on social media with the hashtag #PinkShirtDay. The movement began in 2007 as a way for two Nova Scotia students to support a fel...

Saudi king reshuffles military leaders, appoints female deputy minister

Under Saudi Arabia's guardianship system, women who apply to join the army must also have a place of residence in the same provinces as the job's location with their male guardians, usually husband, father, brother or son. "The visit will also provid...

European Union leaders, world media shocked at murder of Slovak journalist

Police believe they were murdered sometime between Thursday and Sunday, when their bodies were discovered after family members became concerned that the couple could not be reached. It added: " We mourn with the family, the friends and the colleagues...

UEFA announce Champions League, Europa League changes

Much of the drop in profits comes from the loss in expected broadcast and commercial revenues with Arsenal in the Europa League this season. All teams eliminated from Champions League qualifying, meanwhile, will now get a second chance to qua...

Warner, Kaine Introduce Resolution To Reinstate Net Neutrality

Having been overturned by the FCC in a party-line vote on December 14, the official publication of the repeal was published in the Federal Register on February 22 and will therefore the official repeal will take effect in 60 days, or on Apri...

Jacinda Ardern Not 'Fazed' by Viewer-Dubbed 'Creepy' Interview

Radio New Zealand reported Ms Ardern said she did not find the interview "sexist or insulting". "I've met a lot of prime ministers in my time, but none so young, not too many so smart, and never one so attractive", he said during the clip.

Foreign Ministry working on Turkish citizens in Iraqi detention

Many foreign women came - or were brought - from overseas to join the militants. Iraq's Arabic-language al-Mashriq newspaper has reported that more than 1,500 women and children from the families of ISIS militants are now being held in the co...

United Nations approves 30-day ceasefire in Syria

Some 500 people are said to have been killed by government forces in the enclave since last Sunday while rebels fire on Damascus has reportedly killed at least 16 civilians. Security Counsel yesterday voted unanimously in favor of a resolution call...

'60 Minutes' is Getting Slammed For A "Creepy" Interview With Jacinda Ardern

Viewers were left furious at Wooley's remarks with many flocking to social media to express their outrage. However Prime Minister Ardern has said she was not offended and "wasn't particularly fazed" but claimed it was a " too much information " iss...

Tamimi family, IDF clash over cause of Palestinian teen's head wound

Despite knowing that they are minor, Israeli authorities handcuff them. The village has been witnessing intensive night raids by Israeli army, said the village head, since the detention of the Palestinian resistance icon, 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi ...

Labour support a customs union with EU says shadow Brexit secretary

Leo Varadkar said the commitment included a "back-stop arrangement" whereby, if all else fails, Northern Ireland would "maintain full alignment with the rules of the internal market and customs union which are relevant to the avoidance of a border,...

Trump emphasizes arming teachers as response to school shootings

Trump said that "an attack lasts about three minutes and it takes about five to eight minutes for the police to arrive, if you have a teacher at hand who knows how to use firearms, this could result in the attack to end quickly". The President said...

Tense phone call forces Mexican president to cancel United States trip

Trump and Pena Nieto spoke on February 20, the White House said in a statement at the time. Per the Post , both United States and Mexican officials agreed that the reason why the visit has been called off was Pena Nieto wanted to avoid "public...

Turkey: Former Syrian Kurdish leader detained in Prague

Turkey denies any "atrocities", insisting that civilians are excluded from the targets of its air-and-ground incursion launched more than a month ago. Muslim was replaced as co-chair of the PYD previous year, but remains a member of the diplomatic co...

7.5-magnitude quake rattles Papua New Guinea

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-7.5 quake hit about 89 kilometers (55 miles) southwest of Porgera early Monday in the Pacific island nation. The impact should be relatively localised, USGS said. United States seismologists said no tsu...

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After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

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Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...