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Jun 21 2017

Skirmishing Over Syria: Putin, Iran and Assad Test the Trump Administration

According to Israeli sources, Iran's barrage of missiles Sunday evening targeting Islamic State terror bases in Syria, only managed to hit one or two of its targets, Is...

Jun 21 2017

UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

One man died at the scene, although he had been receiving first aid at the time and it wasn't clear if he died as a result of the attack or from something else. "While th...

Jun 21 2017

Jurors hear closing arguments in 'Baby Doe' murder trial

Defense attorney Jonathan Shapiro went first, reminding jurors that there wasn't any physical evidence tying McCarthy to the murder-just the story the girl's mother, Rach...

Jun 21 2017

The First Video Of Otto Warmbier Returning Home Is Heartbreaking

Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old University of Virginia student, returned to his OH home in a coma earlier this week after spending 17 months in the North on charges o...

Jun 21 2017

65.6m people forced from their homes

A record 65.6 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide by the end of 2016, reports the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR ) - a number higher than the U.K.'...

Jun 21 2017

Philippines temporarily halts workers from traveling to Qatar

On Tuesday, the DOLE suspended the deployment of OFWs to Qatar due to the impending food shortage brought about by the decision of several Arab countries to cut ties with...

Jun 21 2017

France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win

The projections from Sunday's second-round legislative elections suggest that Mr Macron's Republic on the Move! party beat the traditional left and right parties that h...

Jun 21 2017

UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Swiss-based MSC, the world's number 2 line, said it would deploy a new dedicated shipping service to Qatar . The campaign to isolate Qatar is disrupting trade in commo...

Jun 21 2017

Ram Nath Kovind quits as Bihar Governor

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao also welcomed the NDA government's decision. The opposition leaders also put up...

Jun 21 2017

BJP's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind resigns as Bihar governor

West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has been given temporary charge of Bihar . "Amir Shah had called me yesterday and told that BJP has chose to field Ram Nath Ko...

Jun 21 2017

Five members of El-Wahabi family presumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

Andrew Wilson, a Tate senior curator in modern and contemporary British art, said in an email that the display, which began on Tuesday in the small memorial gallery, "cel...

Jun 21 2017

Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely

Ossoff and Handel were the top two finishers in an April 19 primary, advancing to the one-on-one runoff election. File photo of voters in Fulton County in October 201...

Jun 21 2017

Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

If ISIS's claim is legitimate, it would mark the first time that the organization has engaged in a terror attack within Israel . "Let the Jews watch for the demi...

Jun 21 2017

Tech CEOS Visit White House to Talk Modernizing Government

Intel unveiled plans at the Oval Office in February to invest more than $7 billion in an Arizona factory, a move Trump portrayed as a win for US workers. He added that th...

Jun 21 2017

Liberal senator threatens to torpedo Gonski 2.0 schools funding package

The Turnbull government should abandon its attempt to legislate its schools funding package this week so the terms of mooted concessions to the Catholic sector and the Gr...

Jun 21 2017

French defence chief steps down amid investigation

A government reshuffle is due following the June 18 second round of a parliamentary election, which saw the centrist Republic on the Move party win a big majority. "This ...

Jun 21 2017

Israeli PM says work begun on new West Bank settlement

Tuesday's ground-clearing work for the settlement to be called Amichai was in preparation for the installation of mobile homes to house about 300 settlers evicted from Am...

Jun 21 2017

CBSE sets up two committees to review evaluation processes

This year, a total of 10,98,891 students appeared for the CBSE Class 12 exams this year, results of which were announced on May 28. Cuttack: The Orissa High Court T...

Jun 21 2017

Carla Fendi, philanthropist and fashion force, dies at 79

In addition to her work with the brand, she set up in 2007 the Carla Fendi Foundation whose philanthropic work focused on the preservation of "cultural heritage and value...

Jun 21 2017

Tropical system moving toward Gulf Coast

Bret is expected to remain at tropical storm strength as it moves between Venezuela and Trinidad & Tobago. " Potential Tropical Cyclone Three " in the central Gulf of...