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Iranian High-rise Collapses in Huge Fire, Killing Dozens

Smoke rises up from the Plasco building where firefighters work to extinguish fire in central Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. At the time of its construc...


Barrow sworn in as Gambian leader

The Senegalese troops backed by other African forces are on standby to move into The Gambia as President Yahya Jammeh approaches a midnight deadline to stand do...


Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche hits Italian hotel

The six still alive have not yet been removed from the hotel, but fire department spokesperson Luca Cari said rescuers are in contact with the survivors, CNN r...


Earthquakes close schools, metro system in Rome

Only small collapses were reported in Amatrice and Accumoli, two of the hardest hit localities by the natural disaster of August 24 last. Scientists have long...


China state media call Trump's Taiwan strategy 'despicable'

Trump has also criticized China's trade policies, accusing the government of devaluing its currency and taxing US products too heavily. Asked at a January 6...


Tamil Nadu's 'Arab Spring' Enters Second Day of Protests

The winners would impress women who would choose them as their life partners. Dating back to thousands of centuries, its reference can be found in ancient Dravi...


Vladimir Putin has hailed Russia's prostitutes as 'the best in the world'

In the final news conference of his presidency, Barack Obama stressed the need for the U.S.to continue in protecting people's rights and the right to freedom of...


Woman sentenced to death for burning daughter alive

Parveen's son Ahmer Rafique was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the crime. The deceased was first strangled and then set on fire by Bibi a week af...


SpaceX launches Iridium NEXT satellites

About 80 Iridium NEXT satellites are scheduled to be deployed, and SpaceX is committed to carrying at least 70 of them. VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. Sp...


Donald Trump marks MLK weekend by attacking civil rights hero

All talk, talk, talk - no action or results. Lewis was one of the leading organizers of the 1963 March on Washington, at which civil rights leader King deli...


Abbas inaugurates Palestinian Embassy in Vatican, meets Pope Francis

Issa Kassissieh, Palestine's ambassador to the Holy See, called the embassy opening "a significant achievement for the Palestinian people", and said the Po...


Tesco and M&S continue strong Christmas

Tesco, which has approximately 50 stores in Northern Ireland, reported a 0.7% increase in United Kingdom like-for-like sales during the six weeks leading up to ...


White House: Obama Has Been Frustrated By Tough Media Questions

Trump ignored Acosta's repeated attempts to ask a question during the heated exchange in NY on Wednesday morning. The showdown between Trump and Senior White ...


After dispute, Va. man uses 300000 pennies to pay DMV

After that, he wanted the direct numbers to nine other local DMV offices. After they refused, he filed three lawsuits in court to get them. "If they were goin...


Factory output rises in November despite demonetisation

Prices of vegetables and pulses slipped month-on-month- the former by 11.7% and the latter by 1.6%. Industrial production grew at a 13-month high of 5.7 per...


Britain sends foreign minister Johnson to support Cyprus peace talks

The U.N. Secretary-General said today he was hopeful that peace talks on Cyprus, being held in Geneva , could lead to a breakthrough, though he cautioned that ...


French National Front leader Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower

Le Pen is not the first European Trump admirer to stop by Trump Tower. Le Pen was also sitting with National Front vice-president Louis Aliot, according to ...


British teenager charged with killing 7-year-old child

She was found with life-threatening injuries in a field in the in the Woodthorpe area of the city and taken to hospital, where she later died. She wrote, "The...


Taliban bombings kill at least 30 people near Afghan parliament

A auto bomb then exploded as security forces gathered at the site of the first blast, Mujahid said. King and Weeks addressed U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...


Strike-hit rail line gets £300m upgrade

When asked by the BBC if he would join the Southern Rail picket line, Corbyn said: "Yes I would because I think Southern Rail have behaved in a awful manner and...


Kremlin slams United States blacklisting of more Russians

Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitry Kovtun, the prime suspects in the 2006 murder of Litvinenko in London, were among five new names the U.S. State and Treasury Depar...


Indian origin man arrested in Mexico for shooting United States diplomat

DiMarco. The consulate also posted two videos Saturday that appear to show surveillance footage of the suspected shooter. He holds a US passport and a Califor...


There is still no date when May or Johnson will meet Trump

The foreign secretary will travel to Trump Tower to meet advisers including Steve Bannon, Mr Trump's chief strategist, Michael Flynn, his national security advi...


Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies of heart attack

Iran's former President and leading reformer Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died of heart disease on Sunday, local media reported. The sudden death of the veteran p...


Mexico hunts for gunman who shot U.S. consular official

The video shows the gunman firing a shot into the official's windshield as he exits the garage in his vehicle. A manhunt for the gunman is now underway, with ...


Theresa May, Donald Trump Plan Spring Meeting

The Prime Minister's joint chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, travelled to Washington DC last month to build links with the President-elect's adviser...


USA ambassador being yanked out of NZ as Trump takes hard line

Such ambassadors, as opposed to career diplomats, usually depart soon after the president that appointed them, but exceptions have traditionally been made for t...


Premier League scores on Jan 1; Man United, Man City win

Jose Mourinho, delighted with his Manchester United side's 2-0 win over West Ham on Monday, wasted little time after the match asking how Liverpool did against ...


South Korea's President Refuses To Testify At Impeachment Trial Hearing

Thursday's hearing began despite Park, who has had her powers suspended and handed over to the prime minister, not being present in court. The attorneys for the...


Ryan: GOP's Obamacare Replacement Will Be Ready This Year

The legislative language would allow legislation to kill the group's funding to clear the Senate on a simple majority vote by escaping a certain filibuster. C...