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Apr 22 2017

Bashar Assad asks United Nations to probe suspected chemical attack

On 4 April, the Syrian province of Idlib became the target of an offensive operation conducted by Bashar al-Assad's forces. When asked whether its evidence amounted to pr...

Apr 22 2017

The Trump Administration's H-1B Visa Changes Are Creating Uncertainty Among Employers

The U.S. tech industry's need for skilled workers is only "accelerating because of intense competition", he told CNNMoney on Wednesday. But said the problem is the visa...

Apr 22 2017

20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa

Images posted by the ER24 medical service on Twitter showed the minibus smoking and twisted on its side next to the truck. Authorities were investigating the cause of t...

Apr 22 2017

Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump — Triumph in Georgia

Ossoff garnered 48.1 percent of the vote , meaning he will go against Republican Karen Handel in a runoff election in June. Trump, who used a robocall and his Twitte...

Apr 22 2017

US Defence Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

United State Defense Secretary James Mattis said during a visit to Israel on Friday that there is "no doubt" Syria still possesses chemical weapons. Syria's ally Russia...

Apr 22 2017

Buoyant French economy ahead of election a boon to eurozone

Helping the cause was French business activity roundly trouncing expectations in April, growing at its fastest pace in almost six years as its citizens prepare to head to...

Apr 22 2017

Prince fans to mark anniversary of music superstar's death

Friday's programing will feature a panel and performance by The Revolution one of Prince's backup bands who appeared in Oscar winning film Purple Rain, and performed on...

Apr 22 2017

Wenger: Wilshere injury won't impact on contract talks with midfielder

The report also claims that Wenger was "unimpressed" with last month's statement about his future, which was released by Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick. "The doubt is...

Apr 22 2017

Opposition intensifies unity efforts ahead of presidential poll

Making it clear that the JD (U) was opposed to the BJP ideology, the Bihar Chief Minister said, "We have our action programme, or own agenda and I have always asked the o...

Apr 22 2017

Congress expels Barkha Singh for anti-party activities

On Thursday, Singh had announced that she was stepping down as the chief of the women's wing of the Congress' Delhi unit, though she did not quit the party. "I have been ...

Apr 22 2017

Chevron loses appeal against $260 million Australia tax bill

Chevron Australia on Friday said that since 2009 the company had paid nearly $4 billion in federal and state taxes and royalties. The court found the company had reduc...

Apr 22 2017

Snap poll expected to strengthen Theresa May

But despite this, dozens of Labour MPs voted against triggering Article 50 and launching formal negotiations to leave the European Union when the Brexit Bill went t...

Apr 22 2017

Drift analysis says MH370 likely crashed north of search

Authorities from Malaysia, Australia and China suspended the search after almost three years of looking and Australia contributing $60 million to a $200-million-dollar ...

Apr 22 2017

British PM Theresa May calls general election

The last parliamentary session will be held on May 2 before campaigning begins. The current Parliament will dissolve on June 3. Under British electoral law, May needs t...

Apr 22 2017

Two policemen killed in Paris shooting

French interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told reporters "an automatic weapon was used against police, a weapon of war". French President Francois Holl...

Apr 22 2017

Trump Says Iran Violating 'Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis matched Tillerson's tough words while on a visit to Saudi Arabia this week, pledging that the US would "reinforce Saudi Arabia's resistanc...

Apr 22 2017

Christians nationwide celebrate Easter Sunday

But Good Friday is not the end of the story. There are many people and areas of our society who need to experience the transformative power of the Easter message so tha...

Apr 22 2017

Turkey: Main opposition party files for referendum annulment

Analysts have said the "No" camp's performance was impressive especially given that the election was held under a state of emergency first imposed after the failed July...

Apr 22 2017

Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site

The seretive regime also released a propaganda video over the weekend that showed a simulated nuclear missile attack destroying an unidentified American city. Ryan said...

Apr 22 2017

Nigerian Christian Association condemns arrested pastor

There were dramatic scenes outside the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court as congregants from the Port Elizabeth branch of the Jesus Dominion International , which was fo...