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Aug 24 2017

Macron and Fico agree on commensurate salaries for workers posted overseas

While the posted workers must earn at least the minimum wage of the host country, they often earn less than the wages guaranteed by prevailing collective agreements betwe...

Aug 24 2017

Ukraine marks Independence Day with parade attended by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation units

The statement from Kiev did not specify how Trump reached out but suggested it may have been a written note of salutations in writing. Fighting in Eastern Ukraine bet...

Aug 24 2017

What new immigration figures tell us about the impact of Brexit

According to Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures released this morning, estimated net migration - the difference between immigration and emigration - dropped t...

Aug 24 2017

Eight people missing after Swiss landslide

About 100 people were evacuated, some airlifted out by helicopters. Those missing include German, Austrian and Swiss citizens, the report said. Police and residents s...

Aug 24 2017

Netanyahu: Israel may act in Syria against Iran

Liberman's statements come just a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on the Black Sea, where he warned that Ir...

Aug 24 2017

700 Feared Dead As South Asian Floods Pour Downstream — Red Cross

Bangladesh , India and Nepal have put the combined death toll at at least 800 since August 10. Flooding, which submerged more than a third of the low-lying and densely ...

Aug 24 2017

Percent of Americans See Trump as Divider, Poll Finds

The poll , which you can view in its entirety here , shows 59 percent of voters believe Trump is encouraging white supremacist groups, and 64 percent believe those grou...

Aug 24 2017

Man clings to Californian tow truck after auto repossession

James said "we were driving, I smelled some smoke, I looked back, there was a dude on the back of a tow truck, we were driving, first he fell off, he chased the truck the...

Aug 24 2017

Pakistan Using India As An Excuse To Pursue Its Afghanistan Policy

Similarly, there is little doubt that Pakistan's convoluted relationship to militancy poses serious challenges to USA foreign policy in South Asia, as well as a global ef...

Aug 24 2017

19 killed as ship capsizes in Brazil

Local police are investigating the cause of the sinking. Travel by river is common in Brazil's northern states, which include the Amazon rainforest and have relatively ...

Aug 24 2017

Kerala High Court acquits Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in graft case

The High Court might have exonerated Pinarayi Vijayan by essentially stating that the SNC-Lavalin deal was a bureaucratic conspiracy hatched behind the back of the then...

Aug 24 2017

Trump Aide's Email Under Scrutiny in Russia Probe

Page, along with former national security adviser Michael Flynn , and Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, had long-documented contacts with Russian operative...

Aug 24 2017

Liquor stocks lure investors after reports of SC clarification

Bhubaneswar: In a major relief to the liquor and hospitality industry across the country, the Supreme Court on Wednesday clarified its order over the ban on liquor s...

Aug 24 2017

Milwaukee high school student beats up his teacher during class

Fox 6 reports cell phone video has been circulating of the incident showing a 16-year-old shoving his teacher. It is not known what led to the incident but reportedly ...

Aug 24 2017

United States has no legal authority to operate in Syria

Amnesty released a report Thursday saying hundreds of civilians have been killed or injured since June, when an offensive began to recapture the IS stronghold. "But vio...

Aug 24 2017

James Comey Will Lead A Series Of Lectures At Howard University

Comey will join a long line of celebrated political and cultural figures who have spoken at the historically black college, including President Barack Obama and Sean "...

Aug 24 2017

Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons - United States defense secretary

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that Russian Federation is "seeking to redraw global borders by force" and that U.S. Poroshenko ...

Aug 24 2017

Mamata urges Durga Puja, Muharram organisers to ensure communal amity

We will not accept this. Banerjee has already been accused of dividing West Bengal along communal lines with her open support for people of a minority community . In...

Aug 24 2017

Mother killed in gruesome elevator accident minutes after giving birth

Nunez had just given birth to her daughter and was heading to the maternity ward when it happened. However, tragedy struck in the lift when a hospital porter tried to m...

Aug 24 2017

Supreme Court suspends 'triple talaq' divorce law

Many Muslims believe that divorce is done by saying three times Talaq , which is not so true. "It's a historic day", said Zakia Soman, co-founder of the Indian Muslim W...