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Fresh fires break out at Calais 'Jungle camp'

As demolition crews continue to clear tents, French authorities said almost 5,600 people had been moved to reception centres including 1,500 unaccompanied minor...


CETA signing summit still possible?

In Ottawa, a Trudeau spokesman said "if we are presented with an agreement, we will sign it", but added the Canadian premier will not travel "if there is no...


US intel chief: North Korea will never give up nukes

Information from Japan's network of satellites and other intelligence-gathering systems would be critical in monitoring and preparing against North Korea's fast...


Iraq forces shell IS near Mosul; group urges airstrike probe

Townsend said the US -led coalition has had success killing IS leaders, which helps with the Raqqa fight. The city was important to the terror group as the cu...


Sailing-Solo sailor Guo missing in the Pacific Ocean

Rescuers from Honolulu sent out a search and rescue aircraft which located the trimaran with the mainsail broken off, but couldn't find any trace of Guo. The ...


California National Guardsmen face bonus clawback

However, there may be other states involved", said Laura Ochoa, a Pentagon spokeswoman. A Pentagon spokesman said "the senior leadership of the department is ...


Iranian-American held in Iran gets 18-year sentence

Shahini, a San Diego-based graduate student, was detained by security forces while visiting his mother in northern Iran. The State Department called on Iran to ...


With 'mother ship of terror' jibe, Modi corners Pakistan

India, although the fastest-growing country in the world at 7.5 percent annually, is grappling with widespread poverty and the challenge of strikes against mili...


4 killed on river rapids ride at Australian theme park

Circular rafts of six seats are used on the ride which spin and tumble along a white water course of raging rapids. It is believed a conveyor belt malfunction...


Modi push for arbitration

Asserting that his government has initiated far-reaching legal reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it wants to create a vibrant arbitration mec...


Trump, Clinton Mostly Civil at Al Smith Dinner After Fiery Debate

You can't take care of the White House or the country", Mr. Trump said, paraphrasing a remark that Ms. Obama made in 2008. Clinton laughed, and Trump added, "Ah...


Major campaign launched to immunize 5.8 million Iraqi children against polio

In 1988, when Rotary and its partners committed to eradicating the disease, polio paralyzed more than 350,000 children per year in 125 countries - or, more than...


Asian Hockey Champions Trophy

India's Pardeep Mor scored the first goal from in the 22nd minute. Pakistan's Muhammad Rizwan Sr (33rd) and Muhammad Irfan Jnr. The first of these two goal...


U.N. says still no Aleppo medical evacuations, Syria blames U.N.

The truce was initially described as lasting just 11 hours, but Russia's defence ministry said yesterday that Moscow would extend the "humanitarian pause" in ...


Philippine police van rams protesters in front of US Embassy

They have since been released. It was not immediately clear how many people had been injured. Duterte is now on a diplomatic visit to China, attempting to rep...


UK sends warships to watch Russian ship in English Channel

LONDON (AP ) — Britain is sending warships to monitor a Russian aircraft carrier group and other vessels as they sail through the North Sea and the English Chan...


Russia's Putin willing to halt Aleppo airstrikes for longer

Intensified Russian and Syrian bombing of besieged rebel-held parts of Aleppo have knocked down scores of hospitals, bakeries and water pumping stations in a ...


Mosul Today: Iraqi special forces push into IS-held town

French President Francois Hollande urged the worldwide community not to abandon Mosul once the multi-pronged military operation is over. The offensive to se...


Hillary Clinton wins third presidential debate, according to CNN / ORC poll

A CNN/ORC snap poll said 52% thought Clinton, the former USA secretary of state, won the debate while 39% said Trump, making his first run at public office, w...


Rita Bahuguna left as she couldn't have won UP election: Ghulam Nabi

The resignation of Joshi from the party is also an indication of the crumbling walls of the inner system of the Congress party. On Rahul margilanising Joshi, ...


What are Analysts report about: First Majestic Silver Corporation (NYSE:AG)

In the last month the stock has moved in price -3.44 per cent, with a one year change of 9.76%. The share price of First Majestic Silver Corp. With second-qua...


Chibok Girls: Buhari gives condition for continued negotiation with Boko Haram

There are conflicting reports about how the girls were freed, with two military officers telling the AP they were exchanged for four detained Boko Haram command...


Saudi Arabia executes prince in a rare royal death sentence

The family is estimated to number several thousand who receive monthly stipends, and the most senior prince commands great wealth and political power. Crimes ...


'Democracy Now' reporter to plead not guilty to riot charge

Goodman , founder and host of the popular independent news outlet Democracy Now , appeared in court in Mandan, North Dakota, on Monday, where the judge ruled in...


ISIL has 5000 to 6000 fighters in Mosul: Iraqi army

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the fighters trained at the Bashiqa camp near Mosul were at the forefront of the operation, fighting alongside Kur...


Michelle Obama shines in Versace at White House dinner

She chose Italian label Atelier Versace for the White House dinner honoring Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini . "In good times a...


Syrian forces prepare to open corridors out of Aleppo

The arrangement follows a proposal by the U.N. Syria envoy, Staffan de Mistura, to allow al-Qaida-linked militants to leave Aleppo in exchange for a truce and l...


CIA Reportedly Planning Cyber Attack Against Russia

India and Russian Federation on Saturday assigned their respective domestic companies-Engineers India Ltd and Gazprom PJSC-to jointly study and prepare a bluepr...


Guptas are 'delighted' to be named in Gordhan affidavit

In an apparent attempt to reassure shareholders, Oakbay Resources and Energy released a statement on Monday distancing itself from all but five of 72 so-calle...


As UNESCO board formally adopts Jerusalem resolution, cabinet welcomes vote

The resolution is not expected to have concrete impact on Jerusalem itself, but it aggravated diplomatic tensions around the city and within UNESCO , which i...