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Feb 22 2018

Turkey Warns Pro-Damascus Forces Aiding Kurds in Syria's Afrin

Syrian people " s forces are now in the Afrin enclave, in the northern province of Aleppo, where they protect the population from attacks by remnants of the Islamic Sta...

Feb 22 2018

Kamal Haasan's political party launch

However, Haasan said he can not be stopped from learning Kalam's lessons though he was "prevented", from visiting the late leader's school. Locals are hopeful that Kamal...

Feb 22 2018

ECB freezes Latvian bank after laundering allegation

Officials including Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis and Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola called on Mr Rimsevics, 52, to recuse himself from his duties, but didn't l...

Feb 22 2018

S. Korea signs free-trade deal with 5 Central American countries

Watchers say KDB should have known about the automaker's financial predicament and sounded the alarm long before GM made its surprise announcement. Engle said that the ...

Feb 22 2018

Student arrested following another social media threat at Columbus East High School

Seventeen students and faculty members died on February 14, and 14 were wounded when a troubled teen went on a shooting rampage at a high school in Parkland, Fla., near F...

Feb 21 2018

Trump Administration Proposes Non-ACA Compliant, Short-Term Insurance Plans

Because these plans don't offer comprehensive coverage and have higher deductibles and higher caps for out-of-pocket costs, people on these plans "take a risk that, if th...

Feb 21 2018

Shah Rukh Khan Meets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Still on Trudeau's to-do list is convincing India to lift protectionist tariffs on Canadian agricultural products, particularly peas, which comprise an astoundingly large...

Feb 21 2018

'Skated with our hearts' Virtue and Moir win stunning gold

American siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani took the bronze. Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir held onto their lead from the short dance to capture the g...

Feb 21 2018

Wealthy Japanese man wins custody of 13 surrogate children

Thailand banned the practise in 2015. Thai government officials say clinics are under close watch, and that the practice of commercial surrogacy has been ended. The man's...

Feb 20 2018

Tripura polls: 74 % voter turnout recorded till 4 pm

Refuting the BJP's allegations that the Congress may have entered into a "clandestine pact" with the CPI (M), Rawat said it is the saffron party that is working "against ...

Feb 20 2018

German reporter detained in Turkey freed, says newspaper

It all depends on the court, but I think there will be development soon, Yildirim said. On the same day that Yucel was released, Turkey jailed six local journalists...

Feb 20 2018

Israeli Schools Drill for Missile Attack Amid Threats From Iran

During his speech at the forum, Netanyahu waved a piece of the Iranian dron entered the Israeli airspace earlier this month, Reuters reported . Threatening strikes...

Feb 20 2018

Tehran: Plane crashed in Iran, killing 65 passengers

Bad weather had thwarted a recovery mission on Sunday, when a rescue helicopter was forced to turn back. However, US President Donald Trump's refusal to recertify the ...

Feb 20 2018

Presidents Day 2018: What's open, what's closed

In 1971 the federal holiday was shifted to the third Monday in February by the Uniform Monday Holiday Act . The annual holiday takes place on the third Monday of eve...

Feb 18 2018

Kelly orders sweeping changes to White House clearance procedure

He is one of reportedly dozens of White House officials who have been operating with temporary clearances during Trump's first year in office, and his clearance could b...

Feb 18 2018

A timeline of the Patrick Brown resignation saga

Former Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown has been removed from the party's caucus weeks after he stepped down from his position at the head of the o...

Feb 18 2018

Israeli fighter jets raid Hamas in Gaza

In response, he said, the military struck six targets in Gaza including a weapons manufacturing site and an underground tunnel for militants being built in the direction ...

Feb 18 2018

Tremors felt across the United Kingdom as magnitude 4.4 quake strikes

A 4. 4 magnitude natural disaster shook Wales on Saturday afternoon, according to the British Geological Survey. The Welsh League match between Port Talbot was tempora...

Feb 18 2018

India, Iran Sign $85m Accord For Chabahar Port

Giving details of their comprehensive talks, Modi said they discussed threats posed by terrorism, drug trafficking and other challenges. India today sought from Iran...