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United Kingdom rolls out red carpet for Saudi crown prince amid protests

Britain is looking for trading partners as it exits the European Union, and energy powerhouse Saudi Arabia needs to convince skeptical investors about its dom...


PNB Probe: SFIO Summons ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar & Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma

The team from Axis Bank was followed by a senior manager from its larger rival ICICI Bank also going into the south Mumbai office of the agency, where he ...


France Proposes Setting 15 as Legal Age of Sexual Consent

According to current French laws, prosecutors have to prove sex under the age of 15 was non-consensual in order to obtain a rape conviction; however, that will ...


10-day emergency imposed in Sri Lanka over communal violence

Ruwan Gunasekera, a police spokesman, told Anadolu Agency that a personal dispute was the initial trigger and police curfew was declared to bring the situation ...


New Toyota Auris debuts at 2018 Geneva Motor Show

Last year, nearly 15% of the brand's cars sold in Europe were diesel-powered, while in 2012 their share was 30%. Following up on yesterday's leak , the 201...


USA 'not surprised' by Russia's new nukes, boasts about own 'unmatched' arsenal

A detailed, 37-page indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller alleges Russian operatives used fake social media accounts and targeted messaging to interfer...


Congress respects mandate of northeast; will win back trust: Rahul Gandhi

In Tripura , the party collaborated with Indigenous People's Front of Tripura which has considerable support among indigenous people who constitute about 30 pe...


Tripura: IPFT demands separate state for tribals

The latest development comes a day after the BJP's tribal ally demanded that the next Chief Minister of the state should be a tribal. An official announcement i...


Trump full of jokes at annual media dinner

Magoo," after a nearsighted cartoon character. Discussing son-in-law Jared Kutcher losing his security clearance, Trump quipped that he arrived late to the e...


Man kills himself outside White House

Shortly before noon Saturday, a man approached the north fence around the White House, removed a concealed handgun and fired several rounds, according to a Sec...


Fight against terror is not war against Islam, says PM

After the talks, India and Jordan inked 12 Agreements and MoUs. Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu underlined the importance of cem...


Federal Bureau of Investigation looking into Ivanka Trump's global deals

The development in question, a 616-foot beacon dotting the Vancouver skyline and featuring a trademarked Ivanka Trump spa, opened in February 2017, just after...


Gianni Infantino says women will 'soon' be allowed at games in Iran

Iran has blocked several dozen women from attending a major Tehran football match witnessed by the head of FIFA, the sport's world governing body, prompting cri...


European Union urges Russia, Turkey, Iran to uphold ceasefire in eastern Ghouta

No casualties at all were reported when Wednesday's window closed at 2:00 pm (1200 GMT) but warplanes were back in the sky moments later. AFP reporters saw ...


Iraqi court sentences 15 Turkish women to death for belonging to ISIL

Several Western governments, including the United Kingdom, have expressed a wish for nationals who travelled to the Middle East to fight on behalf of the group ...


"Calmest night" for eastern Ghouta following UN ceasefire resolution

Iranian General Mohammad Baqeri, whose government backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said Tehran and Damascus would respect the United Nations resolu...


GOP group says Missouri governor stepping back

Greitens admitted having an affair but denies committing a crime. "We will be filing a motion to dismiss". "To call this a political hit is really to not unde...


Adelson offers to help Trump administration pay for US Jerusalem embassy

Aaron David Miller, a former USA peace mediator for Israeli-Palestinian talks, called the Jerusalem move "a real cosmic Oy Vey" moment. The U.S. ambassador to I...


HR McMaster may leave White House if Pentagon offers promotion amid tensions

The most recent sign of conflict arose over the weekend, when Trump criticized the three-star general for saying the special counsel investigation shows "inc...


Jonathan Martin Detained By Police After Disturbing Instagram Post

We are working closely with law enforcement and will share more information when we are able. Harvard-Westlake closed both of its campuses on Friday as a precau...


Students call for University to reimburse cancelled teaching amidst staff strikes

UCU says this would leave a typical lecturer nearly £10,000 a year worse off in retirement than under the current set-up. Bill Galvin's pay package rose by 17...


Trump upbeat on meeting with Australian PM

The leaders spoke in the Oval Office during a portion of the meeting that was open to US and Australian journalists. Trump made the announcement Friday as he ...


CNN to hold town hall with students, Florida politicians

Maybe the kids will save us in the end-and not a moment too soon. "I understand you're standing up for the NRA and I understand that's what you're supposed to...


Trump willing to discuss gun controls

Earlier Tuesday , Trump also said he had advised Attorney General Jeff Sessions to propose regulations that would ban bump fire stocks . President ...


Defence Minister, two others to carry out assessment of Boko Haram attack

He reported that only 610 of the total number of 704 students had returned to the school when the head count was conducted on Tuesday. We have 1,000 students in...


Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand after hammering Tonga

While most of the South Island is out of the woods when it comes to the wild weather, a heavy rain warning remains in place for Dunedin and North Otago. Cyclone...


Mueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with Rick Gates

The office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller disclosed the accusations against attorney Alex Van Der Zwann on Tuesday, with the expectation that Van Der Zwann...


US, Turkey set talks to boost ties

Gen. H.R. McMaster, met Sunday in Istanbul with Turkey's senior presidential adviser, Ibrahim Kalin. Kurdish officials said they had informed the USA army abo...


Ice storm to impact northern areas, flooding threat south

Band of precipitation will shift eastward Tuesday afternoon. The flooding is the result of melting snow, frozen ground and steady rains. Most of the precipi...


Turkey says unclear whether Syrian government forces will enter Afrin

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has described US-sponsored Kurdish armed elements as "traitors" to the nation but has also denounced Turkish incursions as an a...