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Sonam Kapoor takes India to Cannes red carpet

She wore an off-shoulder floor-length black gown and kept her hair open. More than her outfit or makeup, it was Verna actress' pleasing personality that floored everyone at the red carpet. We hope the love between the two remains the way it is now, f...

Assam pacifies protesters on Citizenship Bill

Stating that the Committee has visited states like Rajasthan and Gujarat, he added that the panel may think of visiting more states in the North East since there are requests to even visit other states for seeking views from the people The Committee ...

Piyush Goyal to handle Finance Ministry until Arun Jaitley recovers

Meanwhile, Piyush Goyal has been handed over additional charge of Finance Ministry till the indisposition of incumbent Arun Jaitley . Prime Minister on Monday temporarily assigned charge of the ministries of finance and corporate affairs to ra...

Fiery cleric Sadr on course to win Iraq election

Mr. Abadi, a rare ally of both the USA and Iran , is mainly concerned with fending off Shia groups other than Mr. Sadr's alliance, which are seeking to pull the country closer to Tehran. If it can summon the focus and diplomatic resources. there's a...

Al-Azhar condemns deadly churches attack in Indonesia

Later in the day, police said another family attempted to carry out an attack the Surabaya suburb of Sidoarjo. Karnavian said the father of the family that carried out the church bombings was head of the Surabaya cell of Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, a...

MI5 head speaks out on Russian Federation & calls for unity in security

President Vladimir Putin claims that British allegations are "nonsense" but that Moscow is willing to cooperate with London on the probe. Russian Federation has repeatedly denied it was involved in the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal an...

White House Goes Silent on Remark about McCain

President Donald Trump to apologize. "People have wondered when decency would hit rock bottom with this administration", former Vice President Joseph R. John MacDonald of Lowell, a member of Veterans Assisting Veterans, said it's time to let McCain ...

McCain's Daughter on WH Aide's Remark

Both publicly and privately, according to the sources, Sanders has focused more on the leaking of the comment than its substance. McCain has recounted stories of lying to his interrogators under torture, including giving them the names of the ...

Boy, 7, and pilot are killed in plane crash

Irish national broadcaster (RTÉ) reports that the pilot is from the UK. A rescue and recovery operation is now underway. "The engine was roaring". He said the aircraft came straight down "like a torpedo" from the sky. It was found about 2km from ...

White House Open to Sanctioning European Companies That Do Business With Iran

Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Iranian nuclear deal and revive US economic sanctions has alarmed the leaders of Britain, France and Germany who remain committed to the deal and who have significant trade ties with Tehran.

Iran nuclear deal: Envoy starts diplomatic tour after United States withdrawal

President Hassan Rouhani said he hoped Iran could stay in the agreement. Citing data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the newspaper explained that Iranian military spending has increased by only about 30 percent from 2015,...

Indian PM Highlights Trade with Nepal

He had also said earlier that all misunderstandings with Nepal were over. Various Maoist leaders have also complained that Oli did not consult the ruling collision partner during the bilateral talks, one-to-one talks between Oli and Modi.

Robinhood Raises $363M in Fresh Funding Round, Closing In On Rival E

The Robinhood Crypto platform, which allows retail investors to trade bitcoin and ethereum , also offers market data on a total of 16 cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple , Ethereum Classic, Zcash , Mo...

Iran nuclear deal: Envoy starts diplomatic tour after U.S. withdrawal

The 2015 agreement "is delivering on its goal, which is guaranteeing that Iran doesn't develop nuclear weapons, the European Union is determined to preserve it", Mogherini said, warning that she was "particularly worried" by the US announcement of fr...

Israel to boost Gaza border, West Bank forces for U.S. embassy move

As to the security situation, "it really doesn't feel any different than being in Jerusalem any other time", the administration official told the Free Beacon . "The new United States Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel is just the newest symbol memorializi...

USAF C-130 returns without USA diplomat involved in Pakistani's death

A day earlier, an Islamabad court had ruled his diplomatic immunity may not apply in the April 7 traffic accident in which the US attache's vehicle hit a motorcycle, killing the 22-year-old driver, both papers reported. Both said they would analy...

Britain's 2012 Olympics Minister Dies Of Brain Cancer

Leading Tributes to Dame Jowell was former Labour leader and ex-prime minister, Tony Blair . Her strength of character was very much in evidence after her diagnosis in May 2017 with a brain tumour, to which she responded with characteristic driv...

Dust storm, rain hit Delhi-NCR, air services disrupted briefly

Power supply was affected in many areas in Delhi and Gurugram in Haryana . The inclement weather interrupted the launch of a 140 kWp rooftop solar plant at IP Extension attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal . Rohit was injured and admitt...

India's stubbornness hampered proceedings of Mumbai attacks case: Nisar

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan , Nawaz Sharif , reportedly admitted to the country playing a role in the deadly 26/11 attacks in India's financial capital Mumbai . Cabinet Committee on Defence and National Security should bar Prime Minister Sha...

Militants from Pakistan attacked Mumbai: Sharif

The PTI chairman also alleged that Nawaz tried to save his corruption by targeting the apex court, joint investigation team for Panama Leaks case and army. Sharif also said that Pakistan's version of its commitment to fight terror was not being accep...

Russian bombers BUZZ Alaska - US fighter jets SCRAMBLED for emergency intercept

American F-22 fighter jets intercepted two Russian Tu-95 bomber off the coast of Alaska. According to the statement, the Russian bombers never entered USA airspace and were escorted by the United States stealth fighters until they left the Identifi...

Israel strikes 'dozens' of Iranian targets in Syria

Israel had intercepted four of the rockets, while the rest fell inside the country but failed to hit any of the targets. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the Israeli attack on Syria, calling it an attempt by "the main sup...

Russia Balks at Arming Syria With Missiles After Netanyahu Talks

Russia has no plans now to deliver advanced S-300 air-defense systems to Syria, President Vladimir Putin's aide on military cooperation said, an apparent reversal following talks between the Russian leader and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...

Ranger killed, tourists kidnapped at Virunga National Park

Congolese soldiers and park rangers are searching for two British tourists kidnapped in the country's volatile eastern borderlands, an army spokesman said. Virunga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is threatened by numerous armed groups i...

China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier sets out for sea trials

The trials are meant to test the reliability and stability of its power system, Xinhua said. Military observers have been watching for signs the new aircraft carrier was about to start sea trials after photos of it being moved from its berth by tu...

Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning: 3 takeaways from Game 1

Not sure what you can say about that, but they are doing something no other team has done before. "That's a good hockey team over there. (Goalie Braden) Holtby's appeared to have found his game and he's as good as ever". And it doesn't feel good when...

Malaysia bans ex-PM Najib Razak from leaving nation

Immigration Department announced on its Facebook page, "The Malaysian Immigration Department would like to confirm that Najib Razak and Rosmah Mansor have just been blacklisted from leaving the country". In a tweet (in Malay ), he said he had been in...

Iranian media claim Syrian, not Iranian, rockets struck Golan

For Israel, though, she said it's "really hard to pick a dog in this fight". Wimmen said two actions could trigger a large-scale confrontation: a missile killing civilians in the Israeli-occupied Golan, or retaliation against Israel by Hezbollah.

Anwar gets pardon from Malay king

A full pardon by the king would mean Anwar can return to active politics. There is little doubt that royalty has readily concurred with his plan of action, one that reaffirms the truism that there are no permanent enemies in politics ~ "The king ha...

19 dead in fighting between army and rebels — Myanmar military

At least 19 people, including four members of the security forces, were killed by an armed group near the main border gate with China, a spokesperson for the Myanmar government told reporters. "Nineteen people were killed in the battle", - said the s...

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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 ...