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Arsenal to face CSKA Moscow in Europa League

Arsenal have been drawn to play CSKA Moscow in the Europa League quarterfinals , a tie which could have political overtones. There are some cracking teams left in the competition including Lazio , Marseille and favourite Atletico Madrid .

House Republicans End Russia Probe

Russian Federation denies trying to influence the election. Democrats have accused Republicans of failing to rigorously investigate, and Republicans have accused Democrats of using the probe to score political points. According to Conaway, the report...

North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said Friday that the country is ready to host talks between North Korea and the USA, saying the Swedish government "values this opportunity to arrange a meeting". After months of ballistic missile tests and p...

Eight injured in ski-lift accident in Geirgia's Gudauri

The chairs begin to jam and cause a unsafe pile up. Representatives from the owner of the ski lift in Austria have been dispatched to the scene. Ski lifts are pretty intimidating to begin with, but a malfunctioning one is something straight out o...

Spy poisoning scandal: Did Vladimir Putin himself order the attack?

Asked by a Reuters reporter, at a summit on Syria in the Kazakh capital, if Russian Federation planned to expel British diplomats, Lavrov replied: "We will, of course". Police are working on the theory that an item of clothing or cosmetics or a g...

Finland ranked happiest country in the world, says United Nations report

New Delhi :India ranked 133rd in the global list of the happiest countries, coming after terror-riven Pakistan and poorest-of-poor Nepal, according to a United Nations report released. The report says that Finland's capital, Helsinki, like the ...

Qatar pledges $50mn funding for UNRWA

The worldwide community Thursday pledged $100 million to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl announced following a donor summit in Rome. Trump said in January the United States would only g...

Alabama Hospital Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, Including Suspected Gunman, and 1 Wounded

Birmingham Police Department Lt. Peter Williston said the department is still investigating and reviewing employee records to determine if the gunman was also an employee. Officers respond to a shooting at the UAB Hospital-Highlands in Birmingham, Al...

Trudeau tries to reassure aluminum workers about United States tariff threat

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump granted Canada and Mexico an indefinite exemption from the tariffs. The proclamation instead pointed to economic integration between the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the fact the U.S. Trudeau asked after their fam...

Syrian Kurdish YPG says Ankara unrealistic about Afrin capture

Sealing off Afrin city would be major for Turkey's "Olive Branch" operation, launched on January 20 and aimed at ousting the YPG, a vital partner for a US-backed coalition against the Islamic State group, but seen by Ankara as "terrorists".

Israeli PM avoids early elections over ultra-Orthodox draft

Though Netanyahu's legal woes hang over the discussions, the dispute within the coalition centers on a separate issue entirely: legislation to exempt young ultra-Orthodox Jewish men from military conscription. Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman's ann...

Student recovering after teacher accidentally fires gun in NorCal classroom

One Facebook user wrote on the news outlet's page, "This is clear example why teachers shouldn't have a gun". Alexander had just told the class that he wanted to make sure his gun wasn't loaded when it went off, leaving the children stunned, Gonz...

'We Have the Air Force. We Will Have the Space Force'

President Donald Trump spoke to Marine Corps troops on Tuesday, March 13, at the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego , California. "We're doing a tremendous amount of work in space , and I said , maybe we need a new force".

Father: 'Neymar has a future at Paris Saint-Germain'

Neymar has been strongly linked with a possible return in La Liga ever since Unai Emery's men were knocked out by defending champions Real Madrid in UEFA Champions League Round of 16 phase. "It seemed insane to me and 10 years later they are pay...

FM Jaitley files nomination for Rajya Sabha elections in Lucknow

However, it is said that Rathwa, hailing from Chhotaudepur, a tribal belt, was assured Rajya Sabha ticket during 2017 assembly elections. Former Minister and Congress leader Rajmani Patel will contest from Madhya Pradesh. Both the parties are...

Syracuse will play Arizona State on Wednesday in NCAA Tournament

Fast starters Arizona State and Syracuse meet in the First Four . OSU lost 79-76 at Mississippi State on December 3, which was the closest anyone had played the defending champion Bulldogs all season until they lost to SC in the SEC Tournament ...

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Out

September 30, 2017 - Tillerson says the USA has a few channels in which it has been in contact with North Korea and was "probing" to see if Pyongyang would be willing to engage in direct talks on its missile and nuclear programs. David Bosco, a pro...

EU Pressing UK to Speed Up Brexit Negotiations

Britain has said it will adhere to EU regulations for a time-limited period after it leaves the European Union in March 2019, and hopes the details of this transition, or implementation period, will be finalised at a summit with the EU on March 2...

Mattis says Afghan victory still possible, but not on battlefield

During his visit, Mattis plans to meet with General John Nicholson, the top United States commander in Afghanistan , and Ghani. Ghani, during a meeting with Mattis, described the new USA strategy as a game changer, allowing Kabul to extend its p...

Russian exile and Putin critic found dead in Britain

After being given a suspended sentence for another count of fraud in 2006, he fled to the United Kingdom to seek political asylum and became a critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin . In 2011, he gave evidence at the court case brought by Berezo...

Militants 'Capture District Headquarters' In Afghan Province

Nasrat Rahimi, a deputy spokesman of the interior ministry, said reinforcements had arrived in Anar Dara town and surrounded a group of Taliban fighters. Khogyani said two other people in the vehicle were wounded in the attack in Bati Kot district. ...

Palestinian PM Hamdallah survives Gaza bomb attack

Another senior official, Tawfiq Abu Naim, said "whoever who did this only serves the [Israeli] occupation and is doing what the occupation demands". The official said that Rami Hamadallah crossed Erez Crossing towards the Western Bank shortly aft...

Meghan Markle joins The Queen in first official appearance together

After the Commonwealth Day services at Westminster Abbey ended, the Queen and other members of the Royal Family met those who participated in the day's affair. The wedding of Meghan Markle approach and it has, of course, had the right to a bu...

Goldman Sachs signals likely CEO pick as it shifts strategy

The Wall Street Journal reported that the announcement signaled that Solomon would lead the bank after Blankfein's departure. Mr Solomon will now continue in the role alone, suggesting that he is a clear frontrunner to replace Mr Blankfein , wh...

Tillerson says plans for North Korea meeting 'in the very early stages'

He noted in a tweet that North Korea has refrained from such tests since November and said Kim "has promised not to do so through our meetings". "We have not heard anything directly back from North Korea, although we do expect to hear something d...

Almost half of United States arms exports go to the Middle East

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) said that global transfer of major weapons systems between 2013 and 2017 rose by 10 per cent compared with the five-year period before that, in a continuation of an upward trend that began ...

Sushma Swaraj ticks off Naresh Agarwal for controversy comments on Jaya Bachchan

He described his joining the BJP as "homecoming" and said he would unconditionally do whatever the party wanted him to. "I have been compared with those who dance and work in films ", Agrawal, referring to Jaya Bachchan , was quoted as saying...

Mattis warns Syrian forces on use of chemical weapons

The Syrian army has been fighting there to dislodge the al-Qaida-linked groups from that area. More than 200 children have been killed in bombardment of the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta by Syrian regime and allied forces since February,...

United States could lift travel ban on 'important partner' Chad - Tillerson

Mr. Tillerson said Monday during a news conference in Nigeria that planning was in "very early stages" for the meeting. He was received by the Foreign affairs minister Geofrey Onyeama at the forecourt of the Villa. "That will be reviewed by the pre...

Bangladesh aircraft crashes at Kathmandu airport, several casualties feared

As per initial reports, the plane caught fire after it overshot on the runway and crashed into a football ground near the airport while landing. The airport services were halted immediately after the crash. Kathmandu has Nepal's only global airpor...

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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 ...