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United States announces Afghan troop pullout

But, they cautioned, he could always reverse course. Trump's decision could scuttle US efforts to negotiate an end to the conflict, analysts warn. Qureshi s...


Whitaker rejected advice to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Trumps willingness to use the Department of Justice to protect himself and attack his enemies has been a concern throughout his Presidency: Trump had attacked t...


Turkey masses troops near Kurdish-held Syrian town

In fact, Jews kick not only men, but also women and children ... as Muslims, we will confront these people if they have courage to deal with us. Erdogan set...


Dramatic video shows tsunami crashing into pop concert

Indonesia's national disaster management agency says 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings have been damaged. The wave, triggered by a volcanic erupt...


Santa tracker will still run despite government shutdown

However, the Santa tracker budget was approved earlier this year and the phones are manned by 1,500 civilian and military volunteers who will answer the phones ...


No chance of a white Christmas with forecasters predicting a 'mild week'

Ms Creed explained: "As we head into Christmas Eve there may well be a widespread frost at first". Clouds will break through the afternoon and into the evenin...


Shooting in central Vienna leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded

The area surrounding the restaurant has been cordoned off and a police helicopter has reportedly circled above the area searching for a suspect that fled from t...


Fiancé Of Missing Colorado Mom Kelsey Berreth Arrested In Her Disappearance

Frazee is the father of her 1-year-old daughter. Authorities arrested Patrick Frazee almost one month after Berreth, the mother of his 1-year-old daughter...


Respite in Paris as yellow vest movement abates

The protests - named after the yellow high-visibility jackets French motorists must carry in their vehicles - started November 17 in reaction to an eco-tax ...


UK defense minister to Ukraine: Black Sea does not belong to Russia

More than a dozen SU-27 and SU-30 fighter jets which Russian Federation is deploying to boost its air force, amid heightened tensions with Ukraine, arrived in C...


Departments Affected by Partial US Government Shutdown

In Washington, the museums along the National Mall will remain open at least through January 1, but Smithsonian officials said they will reevaluate the situatio...


Bajwa, Zalmay discuss latest round of peace talks

Khalilzad repeated his desire for a peace deal before the Afghan presidential election scheduled to be held in April, but added it was up to the "government and...


Russian Federation to check BBC News in response to Ofcom RT ruling

Roskomnadzor said in a statement that this step was taken in response to the move of the British Office of Communications (Ofcom), which had found that the ...


U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to enforce new asylum rules

District Court in San Francisco issued a temporary restraining order blocking the initiative nationwide. Trump would later dismiss Tigar as being an "Obama ju...


USA government partially shutdown Saturday ahead of Christmas holiday

The president jettisoned his Florida holiday getaway to his club Mar-a-Lago, tweeting, "I am in the White House, working hard". But the senator's spokesman sa...


Senate Adjourns Without a Border Deal to End Partial Government Shutdown

The shutdown could persist at least until a new Congress convenes on January 3, and Democrats take control of the House from Republicans. "I am in the White H...


Czech mine explosion kills at least 5, leaves 8 missing

OKD had previously said that 11 Poles and two Czechs died, but added later one of those thought to be Czech was in fact a Polish citizen. One of them was in cri...


Defense secretary Mattis' resignation jolts Capitol Hill

Behind the scenes, the retired Marine Corps general spent months trying to convince Trump to keep a contingent of U.S. troops and special forces in Syria to tra...


Whitaker Rejected Ethics Official’s Advice he Should Recuse from Russia Probe

Democrats and a number of Republicans have raised concerns about Trump's moves at the Justice Department, with a bipartisan group of USA senators renewing a p...


Scores killed after volcanic eruption sparks tsunami in Indonesia

On Boxing Day in 2004 a tsunami generated by a 9.1-9.3 magnitude undersea megathrust quake killed an estimated 227,898 people in 14 countries. The tsunami s...


Unclear how US would get money from border wall GoFundMe

The Republican-controlled House later passed a continuing resolution that included $5.7 billion for border security, sending it back to the Senate, where it i...


Canada to embark on campaign to win release of citizens

A day earlier, she issued a statement marking a shift in Canada's tone that called for the "immediate release" of Mr. Kovrig and Mr. Spavor. Canada spok...


USA and allies: New hacks mean China broke 2015 economic espionage pact

WA resource companies are believed to be among key targets of an alleged hacking campaign by the Chinese Government aimed at stealing commercial secrets to be...


DRC Presidential election delayed for a week

The DRC's national election body, the Independent National Electoral Commission, said elections scheduled for this weekend would be postponed by a week. Anyon...


South Korea seeks smaller military drills with United States amid North Korea talks

In May, North Korea freed three more Americans it had been holding. Washington enacted the ban shortly after the death of Otto Warmbier, an American colle...


Treasury Dept. sanctions 15 Russian intelligence officials

Lawmakers will be scrutinizing the accord for any sign that Deripaska could still hold a majority stake in En+ or somehow keep control indirectly of the compani...


Stowaways armed with iron bars threaten Thames Estuary ship's crew

According to Sky News shipping operator Grimaldi Lines have confirmed four migrants aboard the vessel have threatened staff with iron bars. Essex police s...


Former college student allegedly poisoned roommate after racist incident

On Thursday, Yang turned himself in and has been charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless endangerment, Northampton Coun...


Government Shuts Down Ahead Of Holiday Over Stalemate On Border Wall Funding

The shutdown was the latest evidence of dysfunction in Washington and does not bode well for next year, when Democrats will have a stronger hand as they take co...


Fiance Of Missing Colorado Mom Arrested And Charged With Murder

Frazee will continue not to participate in any interviews with the media and instead focus on parenting the child he shares with Ms. Berreth". Formal charges ...


China says detention of 3rd Canadian relates to employment

Canada arrested Huawei Technologies' Meng Wanzhou , the chief financial officer of the firm and daughter of the company's founder, for extradition at the req...


Downing St challenges Corbyn after blocking PM confidence vote 'stunt'

The plans are due to be published later this week. These areas also include data protection, animal health and plants, climate policy, key financial products ...


Erdogan delays Syria operation, welcomes U.S. troop withdrawal

When it comes to the Kurdish forces who have been leading the ground war against the Islamic State, TheNYTimes says they feel "betrayed" by the USA pullout, and...


Japan ‘mulling IWC withdrawal’ to resume commercial whaling

Both stressed Tokyo has not yet changed its whaling policy but Japan threatened to pull out of the IWC in September when the commission rejected its bid to re...


Germany: Der Spiegel says star reporter made up parts of stories

Earlier this year, Relotius received the German Reporter of the Year award for his story about a young Syrian boy, which was praised for its "lightness, poetr...


Patrick Frazee, fiancé of missing Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth, arrested for murder

Patrick Frazee , fiance of Kelsey Berreth , was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and solicitation in the disappearance of Berreth, who was last ...


Reports of USA troop pullout catches Afghans by surprise

A recent USA military report said Taliban control over Afghanistan has increased in recent months, and the government now controls or influences only 55.5 p...


Prepare to change your diet after no-deal Brexit

Asked if he could remain in the Cabinet if that became the Government's policy, he told the BBC's Political Thinking with Nick Robinson podcast: "I think it w...


Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

Authorities arrested Patrick Frazee almost one month after Berreth, the mother of his 1-year-old daughter, vanished on Thanksgiving Day near Woodland Park ...


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has two cancerous growths removed from lung

A spokesperson for the Supreme Court said that there was "no evidence of remaining disease" and no evidence of disease "elsewhere in the body" after the surgery...


U.S. House passes funds for Trump wall; government shutdown looms

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has said passing the stopgap funding bill would show that Republicans, still in control of the House and Sena...


Backpackers killed in Morocco by 'Isis terrorists' with one filmed being beheaded

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen denounced what he called a "beastly crime". Preliminary findings from the investigation "indicate, according to Mor...


Chemistry major accused of poisoning roommate

Royal called police after he drank a bottle of water in his room and his tongue began to burn, the Daily Mail reported. After Royal's blood tested positive fo...


Netanyahu warns Lebanese to stop Hezbollah tunnels into Israel

He accused the Lebanese army of then relaying the information to Hezbollah, allowing it to try to hide the tunnels. Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar called into...


Video showing murder of young tourist in Morocco likely authentic, Norway says

Three other men were arrested at a bus station in Marrakesh, about 60km north of where the tourists bodies were found, as they tried to flee. "This is a case of...


Yemen’s warring parties trade blame for breaching port ceasefire

Yemen's key port city of Hodeida was calm Tuesday morning, hours after a United Nations -mediated cease-fire went into effect between government-allied forces...


Judge Lights Into Michael Flynn: 'You Sold Your Country Out'

Sullivan said: "I can not recall any incident in which the court has accepted a plea of guilty from someone who maintained he was not guilty and I don't intend ...


British Woman Raped and Robbed in Goa

A British woman is recovering from her ordeal after she was raped near a popular tourist site in Goa while making her way back to her guesthouse. She had le...


U.S., Supporting Mexico's Plan, Will Invest $5.8 Billion in Central America

But, however, the Tuesday's announcement openly resisted the expectations among some of skeptics who thought that Trump, Lopez Obrador, a leftist, a republican ...


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gets Real About Self-Care, Burnout: 'It's NOT CUTE'

CBS News political reporter Grace Segers called out her tweets for sounding like when President Donald Trump says "fake news" and decries reports using ...