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Feb 17 2018

New South African Leader Pledges Economic and Political Turnaround

South Africa will face "tough decisions" as it works to fix its economy after years of stagnation, new President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a sober address on Friday that...

Feb 17 2018

Woman pretending to be man arrested for marrying women for dowry

In 2016, Sen married a 20-year-old woman from Nainital district's Kaladhungi area and moved to Hardwar with her, police said. One of her roles entailed posing as "the s...

Feb 17 2018

Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

Speaking at a joint press conference with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Cavusoglu said the two sides will set up mechanisms to address the issues that h...

Feb 16 2018

Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull Bans Sex Between Government Ministers and Staff

What makes this complicated is that Joyce and Turnbull aren't in the same party, despite both being part of a conservative Liberal-National coalition government. Australi...

Feb 16 2018

Democrat wins Trump district in special Florida House election

There are more than 122,000 voters in District 72. "People deserve better and want to have better and still have hope that there's going to be something better than o...

Feb 16 2018

Turkey's Erdogan conveyed expectations on Syria to Tillerson

There is still no USA ambassador to Turkey after the departure of John Bass past year, and it was only in December that the two sides ended a row following tit-for-tat su...

Feb 16 2018

Pakistan returns fire on Nirmala Sitharaman's threat to hit back

In the present case as well, Islamabad has demanded to bring forward the evidence of Pakistan's involvement in the incidence. Despite this, she said, "Pakistan is e...

Feb 16 2018

South Garland High Student Had Gun In Backpack

The weapon was not used in a threatening manner, school administrators said. School resource officers were told Kerry Guery, 19, was in possession of a stolen cell phon...

Feb 15 2018

USA woman wakes up with British accent

A former Texas beauty queen claims she woke up with a British accent despite never having traveled across the pond. Myers, who said she also suffers from Ehlers-Danlo...

Feb 15 2018

Trump Wants to Put the ISS in the Hands of Private Industry

All eyes were on the administration as President Trump unveiled his budget rollout for 2019, and there had been talk of cutting back NASA funding. Frank Slazer, the...

Feb 14 2018

South Africa's Ruling Party Demands President Zuma Resign

The ANC is under pressure to decide on Zuma's fate as opposition parties have demanded that Speaker Baleka Mbete move forward a motion of no confidence tabled by the ...

Feb 14 2018

Russian Federation will meddle in 2018 vote, fears U.S. intelligence

They didn't describe the activity, other than to say it was related to information warfare. Coats agreed and said that the time to decide on how to respond to this nu...

Feb 14 2018

Merkel and #SPD under renewed fire over German coalition deal

Martin Schulz stepped down saying he wanted to end SPD "personnel debates". "I will defend the idea of joining the big coalition, I will do all it takes to achieve...

Feb 14 2018

Iraq Neighbors Pledge Billions to Baghdad for IS Group Recovery

The war against the extremist group devastated homes, schools, hospitals, economic infrastructure and displaced more than 5 million people. Saudi Arabia will provide $1...

Feb 14 2018

Given Life in Prison, Chelsea Bomber Complains of Muslim Harassment

Attorney's Office in the Southern District of NY announced on Tuesday. The bomb left along the Seaside Park boardwalk was a pipe bomb stuffed in a trash can; the NY bombs...

Feb 14 2018

Obama Reveals Unconventional Portrait By Nigerian Painter

We're still in awe of the stunning portrait of Michelle Obama that was revealed at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. yesterday. "That's because, as a ...

Feb 12 2018

Rahul's style of politics undemocratic: Shah at BJP Parliamentary meet

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah , Mallikarjun Kharge, Veerappa Moily, KPCC Chief Dr G Parameshwar, Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 Campaign committee chief D K Shivakumar a...

Feb 12 2018

More than 100 Assad forces killed in US-backed attack

White told reporters today. The motive for the attack remains a mystery, Mattis said, as is the makeup of the attackers. The SDF and the coalition targeted the attac...

Feb 12 2018

Sale of Canadian helicopters to Philippine military prompts human-rights concerns

Duterte ordered to scrap the 233-million-dollar deal after Canada ordered a review of the deal and expressed concern the helicopters might be used to fight the rebels. Pr...