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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...

Bomb attacks at 3 churches in Indonesia kill at least 2

Authorities suspect the Islamic State-inspired group Jeemah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) of being behind the attacks, although no one has claimed responsibility yet. It was not clear if any other perpetrators were among those killed or injured. "Police have...

N. Korea to Dismantle Nuclear Test Site Later This Month

It added that North Korean media and reporters from South Korea, China, Russia, the U.S. and United Kingdom will be allowed to attend the dismantlement ceremony. Two of the North Korean missiles passed over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. He said ...

Protesters warn democracy at risk if Filipino justice ousted

February 21, 2018 Mallari requests Solicitor General Jose Calida to initiate quo warranto proceedings against Sereno, claiming she was disqualified to hold office for her supposed failure to file the required number of statements of assets, liabili...

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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...