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May 11 2017

German Local Vote is Test for Merkel's Challenger

In Schleswig-Holstein, the Social Democrats and Greens put together a coalition after the last election five years ago with a party representing the Danish-speaking minor...

May 11 2017

Islamic State kills 2 in attack on Iraqi Kurdish base

Forces from the elite Counter-Terrorism Service "liberated the northern industrial area on the western side", the Joint Operations Command (JOC) coordinating the war agai...

May 11 2017

China's Xi says wants to appropriately handle disputes with South Korea

Moon will also name officials to the key positions of prime minister, head of the National Intelligence Service, chief of staff, and chief bodyguard, the parliament offic...

May 11 2017

Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

Commenting on his health issues the resident assured the people and said: " there is no cause for worry ". "The acting president then noted that the Buhari administrati...

May 11 2017

Israel reprimands Swedish ambassador over UNESCO vote

They announced $728m in savings after US President Donald Trump publicly upbraided Lockheed over "out of control" costs, although most of the savings were already planned...

May 11 2017

Erdogan Angered by Trump Decision to Arm Kurdish Fighters

However, Washington sees the affiliated YPG as distinct from the PKK and as a valuable partner in the fight against Islamic State in Syria. Turkish President Recep ...

May 11 2017

Syria accuses Israel of bombing outpost near Damascus

He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with protocol. The Syrian government warned in January that it would retaliate against any attack targeting its own areas. A ...

May 11 2017

Trump meets with Russia's top diplomat

Washington said Tuesday it would provide weapons and equipment to the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which is a key force in the fight against IS in Syria. Onc...

May 11 2017

UK PM May's Conservatives make gains in local elections

Conservatives have made historic advances in local elections across the United Kingdom, gaining more than 500 councillors, winning tightly-fought battles for elected mayo...

May 11 2017

Syria Fighting Eases as Safe Zones Plan Begins

And it includes most of the Syrian government's military installations, such as the Shayrat air base, which the United States struck with missiles in retaliation for chem...

May 11 2017

Pak armies exchange fire on LoC in Poonch

On 1 May, one Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of the Indian Army were martyred during ceasefire violations by Pakistan in th...

May 11 2017

Bhagwant Mann appointed as AAP's state convener in Punjab

He has replaced another comedian-turned politician Gurpreet Ghuggi who was appointed as state convener of Punjab amid crisis in party cadre following the sacking of Sucha...

May 11 2017

Always Dreaming wins the 143rd Kentucky Derby

Despite winning a record seven Eclipse Awards for Top Trainer and ranking as the leading purse victor in history at age 49, Pletcher is the guy who's saddled nearly 50 ho...

May 11 2017

Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas

Last week, Hamas unveiled what had been billed as a new, seemingly more pragmatic political programme aimed at ending the group's worldwide isolation. The CNN report Neta...

May 11 2017

Counting for Delhi civic polls under way, BJP leads

Venkaiah Naidu said, the result is a message for AAP to give up negative politics and work for constructive politics. "People will offer you money to leave the party but ...

May 11 2017

Ann Coulter Expected To Cancel Berkeley Speech

They said Berkeley failed to ensure protection of their conservative speakers. "We now have a green light on this operation and we call on you to step up with us and he...

May 11 2017

Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal

Different factions in Trump's orbit have clashed over whether the U.S. should pull out. "We all continue to hope the USA will find a way to remain within the Paris Agre...

May 11 2017

EU Commission: English Language Losing Importance in Europe Amid Brexit

If emotions get out of hand, they'll become impossible. We must keep in mind that in order to succeed, today we need discretion, moderation, mutual respect and a maximu...

May 11 2017

Donald Trump says US Civil War should have been 'worked out'

Most people don't even know he was a Republican", Trump said back in in March. Now, while this seems like the ideal opportunity to mention the racism involved in D...

May 10 2017

South Korea election: Moon Jae-in claims victory

He has also called for a review of the Pentagon's deployment of an anti-missile defence system in South Korea that the Chinese government has denounced. Only between 22 p...