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Nov 04 2017

USA carries out first airstrikes against Islamic State in Somalia

AFRICOM said the airstrikes were conducted in coordination with the Somali government and killed "several terrorists". Those authorities enabled offensive airstrikes in...

Nov 04 2017

UIDAI announces OTP based Aadhaar-Mobile linking from Dec 1

The bench was hearing petitions filed by Dr. Kalyani Menon and others challenging the notifications to link mobile numbers and bank accounts to Aadhaar. "I don't want t...

Nov 04 2017

Syrian army frees eastern city from ISIS, state media says

He used an Arabic name for IS in the broadcast. The city "was the headquarters of the organisation's leadership, and in losing it, they lose their capacity to direct te...

Nov 04 2017

One killed, two injured during Starbucks shooting

The suspect is still at large. A 12-year-old boy was one of the victims. Sauvignon Watkins, 28, of the Avalon Park neighborhood was killed, while a 12-year-old boy and ...

Nov 04 2017

Kushner Becomes Focus of Special Counsel Investigation, Turns over Documents

Manafort, 68, and business partner Rick Gates, 45, both entered not guilty pleas in a Washington court after being read charges that they hid millions of dollars they...

Nov 04 2017

With 100% FDI, food sector priority in 'Make In India': Modi

It inked an MoU with the Ministry of Food Processing Industries in this regard. He said simple, home-based techniques, such as fermentation, have resulted in the creation...

Nov 04 2017

Don't forget to fall back, daylight time ends on Sunday

The panel said it would be too disruptive for MA to unilaterally change time zones, but recommended talks with other regional states. When the leaves start changing and t...

Nov 04 2017

Israeli Hit by Syrian Gunfire; IDF Prepares to Enter Bloody Civil War

Hader has been aligned with the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad (the Druze are typically loyal to whichever party is in power), making it a target for all of the v...

Nov 04 2017

Israel Violates Lebanese Airspace to Strike Syria

In official letters to the UNSC and UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the minister said that the worldwide body needs to take immediate and firm actions in response ...

Nov 03 2017

Fast track courts to try Politicians ?

The court came across a report prepared by Association of Democratic Rights, an NGO associated with electoral reforms that disclosed names of 1,581 MPs/MLAs facing 13,500...

Nov 03 2017

Conde, Gnassingbe mediating to avert standoff

There is panic in Liberia after the presidential run-off scheduled for November 7 was halted by the Supreme Court following allegations of fraud by a losing candidate w...

Nov 03 2017

Obamacare Drama Engulfs House GOP Tax Plan

America's mega businesses are getting a substantial tax reduction. The full bill, which can be read here , calls for a permanent cut to the corporate tax rate from 35%...

Nov 03 2017

Police arrest man suspected of killing 3 at Colorado Walmart

Authorities said Thursday morning that they were seeking Scott Ostrem, 47, who is considered "armed and unsafe". Ostrem " nonchalantly " entered the store in Thornton, ...

Nov 03 2017

Aussie Senate president caught up in parliamentary citizenship fiasco

The High Court on Friday disqualified five lawmakers from sitting in Parliament on the grounds that they were citizens of both Australia and another country, a breach of ...

Nov 03 2017

Trump's Death Penalty Call Jeopardizes Fair Trial

Trump pointed to Saipov's apparent glibness from his hospital bed and his request to hang the ISIS flag in his hospital room . Numerous legal analysts said that, giv...

Nov 03 2017

"Fake news", 2017's term of the year

Today, "fake news" became real news when it was named by Collins as the 2017 Word of the Year. English online dictionary Collins identified the most popular word this y...

Nov 03 2017

AAP versus Centre: SC says Delhi LG can't delay decisions

Summary: "Public order in Delhi, police or land can not be subject of executive power of government of Delhi", pointed out Justice Chandrachud. During the hearing the ...

Nov 03 2017

Spain's chief prosecutor calls for arrest of Catalan leader Puigdemont

Puigdemont fled Spain and appeared in Brussels on Monday. Sacked members of Catalonia's regional government have been ordered to appear in Spain's high court to fa...

Nov 03 2017

Trump nominee for top Agriculture post withdraws amid Russian Federation probe

In a letter to President Donald Trump, Clovis wrote that the "political climate" in Washington, DC "has made it impossible" for him to "receive balanced and fair consider...

Nov 03 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation finds second Uzbek sought over Manhattan terror attack

U.S. justice officials announced on Thursday they had found a second Uzbek man they were seeking in relation to the NY attack that killed eight people on a cycling an...