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Trump, Modi vow relentless fight on extremists in mass rally

The two leaders pledged to fight terrorism while heaping praise on each other's achievements. To the bhangra beats of four drummers in saffron turbans, Trump ...


Article 370 was 'nasoor' in Indian Constitution: Rajnath Singh

The statements come in the backdrop of Islamabad's infructuous attempts to internationalise the issue of Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of its s...


Trump suggests he raised Biden with Ukraine's president

Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that "we may very well have crossed the Rubicon here". "They've done everything but turn the ...


No need to have trade deal with China before 2020 elections

Trump in March previous year imposed tariff hikes of up to 25 % on $250 billion of Chinese goods. Meanwhile, the United States Trade Representative updated...


Albania inspects quake damages, sees over 100 aftershocks

A photo of a six-story building in Tirana with a crack cleaved all the way down its center followed reports of other homes and structures fracturing during th...


Damage at Saudi oil facilities revealed after airstrikes

This resulted in a more than twofold drop in Saudi Arabia's daily net oil output. A destroyed installation in Saudi Arabia's Khurais oil processing plant pi...


Relatively quiet day on the federal election campaign trail

The NDP leader is the first federal party leader of colour running to be prime minister, and his response to the Trudeau visuals has received praise across the ...


Thousands of Paris police deployed over 'yellow vest' clash fears

At least 90 people have been detained in Paris during another protest of the " Yellow Vests " movement , BTA reported. Environmental activists and a far-...


United Kingdom negotiator says Brexit deal is possible

Britain's Brexit minister Secretary Stephen Barclay is meeting the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Friday, only a day after the President o...


Australia offers Trump only limited commitment on Iran: PM

The Trump administration and China's Communist Party remain far apart on issues that are the basis of their trade dispute, including the US declaring some Chine...


Hundreds of CNY college students join worldwide Climate Strike

Thunberg says political leaders are not acting to reduce carbon emissions despite cries from the world's leading climate scientists, who warn in a 2018 Internat...


EU's Tusk, PM Johnson to hold Brexit talks Monday in NY

A European official told AFP Friday that the talks are set for Monday afternoon. Mr Barclay, speaking during a visit to Spain, said: "A rigid approach now at ...


Twitter closes thousands of fake accounts in Egypt, UAE

These accounts were "created and managed" DotDev , a technology company based in the UAE and Egypt. DotDev did not respond to an AFP request for comment. In ...


Where have the wild birds gone? 3 billion fewer than 1970

But when she visited her mother in North Carolina in recent years, it seemed there weren't as many birds as she recalled from her childhood there. Weather rad...


Epstein accuser says Duke of York 'knows the truth' about sex claims

And, that it was there where she and Prince Andrew had engaged in "foreplay" in the bath before having sex in the bedroom where she was sleeping. Now 35, Ms...


Trump Appoints Robert O'Brien New National Security Advisor

We know each other well. "He's a safe pair of hands", he said. The policy differences between Trump and Bolton were no secret, and Trump said the final stra...


Tunisia’s ousted president Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile, lawyer says

Ben Ali brought stability and a measure of prosperity to Tunisia but he grossly disregarded political freedom and human rights. While nearly all the candidate...


U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until November 21

The Senate is expected to approve the package next week, meaning fights over funding for President Trump's border wall and possible restrictions on appropriat...


Egyptian police disperse protesters demanding removal of president al-Sisi

Footage showing anti-Sisi demonstrations in other cities, including Alexandria , Suez, Gharbiya and Mahala, Mansoura and Damietta, continued to surface online ...


Zuckerberg meets Trump on fence mending trip to Washington

This is Zuckerberg's first public trip to Washington after the Cambridge Analytica data scandal that resulted in a $5 billion fine imposed on the company ...


Government transfers land for more border wall

He last visited the site in San Diego's Otay Mesa area in March 2018 to see wall prototypes. This marks the first time the government has transferred land o...


Zarif warns of 'all-out war' in case of military strike on Iran

But the foreign minister stressed he was not looking for a war and is willing to return to the negotiating table. Probed further, however, Zarif was unable ...


Fukushima disaster: Nuclear executives found not guilty

Tsunehisa Katsumata, Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro argued they could not have reasonably foreseen the disaster and thus were not responsible for its effects, i...


Trump wants to attend Australia golf tournament

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania greet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife Jenny. Trump and Morrison participated in a day f...


Houston area inundated with 40 inches of rain, major flooding

Live television footage showed firefighters rescuing stranded truckers on major highways. Almost 123,000 vehicles normally cross the bridges each day, accordi...


Governor signs ‘landmark’ bill to reclassify independent contractors as employees

AB5 expands the ABC test to non-wage order claims as well, and makes the test the standard for determining whether workers must be provided with minimum wages, ...


Thousands loose power as Hurricane Humberto batters Bermuda

Jerry will move north of Puerto Rico on Saturday and be well to the east-northeast of the southeastern Bahamas by Sunday. Tropical storm watches are in ef...


At least four Chinese-speaking tourists killed in Utah bus crash

Twelve to 15 bus passengers, believed to be tourists, suffered "very critical injuries", the highway patrol said. On Twitter , the highway patrol said the bu...


Trump says he doesn't need China trade deal before election

The president added that recent Chinese purchases of agricultural products were not enough to secure a deal. "I'm not looking for a partial deal", he said, ad...


Swami Chinmayanand arrested from Shahjahanpur in rape case

In Uttar Pradesh, Former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand has been arrested by Special Investigation Team and local police in Shahjahanpur district today...


Prez Trump names special envoy for hostage affairs as his new NSA

I have actually worked long & hard with Robert. Trump fired Bolton after disagreements over handling foreign policy matters relating to North Korea , ...


Aid Cuts Aimed at Increasing Afghan Accountability, US Officials Say

While Washington has long complained of graft in Afghanistan , the last-minute criticism comes after friction with President Ashraf Ghani over United States...


Colt suspends AR-15 rifle production for civilians

Colt's website still listed several AR-15 rifles on its sale page - but they were all listed as "out of stock". Veilleux says they will continue to manufactur...


American Airlines Mechanic Who Sabotaged Flight Linked to Possible Terrorist Organization

Authorities say that Alani tampered with an "air data module" on a flight from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas, with 150 people on board. But the prosecutor also...


Trump signals confidence about US-China talks

The full report can be found here. Americans are growing anxious about the effects of a trade dispute between the United States and China, putting a key ree...


Indian gov't reduces corporate tax for domestic firms to stimulate economy

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after meeting of 37th GST Council meeting in Goa . However, the boom in economic activity that the government expects to ...


What's going down at the Area 51 raid right now

The most common one is that research on aliens and lizard people takes place there. We will be updating this story throughout the day as more info is availa...


Britain wants to avoid no-deal Brexit, says British envoy to Canada

Britain's Supreme Court announced on Thursday (19) said it will rule next week on whether prime minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in shutting down parli...


P Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan

Sogavare had originally called Pence in July to request a meeting with him, according to a senior administration official who spoke to Reuters . The governme...


Russia detains two N.Korean vessels after attack

As poaching is considered a criminal offence in Russian Federation, one ship and its 21-member crew was detained, and a boarding party was sent to the second, p...


Hezbollah says Iran would destroy Saudi Arabia in any war

The attack knocked out more than half the kingdom's oil production, or nearly 6 percent of global oil output. When asked about the possibility of a military...


Saudis to show evidence of Iran's role in attack

He says that Tehran is secretly cheating and trying to build nuclear weapons and must be stopped. Trump has repeatedly said that the onus is on Saudi Arabia w...


Khan warns Pakistanis against joining anti-India fight in Kashmir

The premier was also expected to discuss with the Kingdom's rulers "ways of further strengthening the economic partnership between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia"....


Trump’s new Afrikaans-speaking security advisor has ‘interacted’ with AfriForum

Trump named O'Brien as Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs in May of 2018. O'Brien served as a United States representative to the UN General Assem...


Washington shooting: One dead & five injured, suspect at large

The two other victims of that shooting, a man and a woman, were both conscious and breathing, police said. Though it appeals the suspects are still at large, la...


Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped

Sales of single-homes in the Houston area were up almost four percent in August, but Tropical Depression Imelda could dampen the market in the months ahead....


Juncker on Brexit: 'We can have a deal'

Mulhall said, "There are those who think that maybe a solution could be to have a backstop for Northern Ireland only, but that's something that doesn't seem...


MOFA closely watching Taiwan's ties with Kiribati

Kiribati's defection leaves Taiwan more isolated than ever with just 15 nations left that recognise it. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) condemned China Friday fo...


Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of presidential race

He never achieved higher than 1% in a national poll and was ridiculed in the media, most recently in a Washington Post story headlined " Bill de Blasio's pre...


Oil Prices Up As Iran Prepares For "All Out War"

Pompeo's remarks, made on his return trip to Washington after visits to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, mark a significant cooling of rhetoric after ...