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Feb 02 2017

Syria: UN, de Mistura, Geneva talks postponed till February 20

United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura said in a meeting of the Security Council that the postponement would help bolster preparations for the talks aimed at ending the ...

Feb 01 2017

Trump's tech relations sour as Silicon Valley resists immigration ban

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield was one of the first to strongly rebuke Trump's executive order , saying the action "seems gratuitously ... evil". After Uber was accus...

Feb 01 2017

Eastern Ukraine Rocked by Fighting Between Government Troops and Russia-Backed Rebels

Kiev accused Russian Federation of showing "continued blatant disregard of its commitments" under a plan agreed in 2015 in Minsk, Belarus, to try to bring peace to the po...

Feb 01 2017

Navy SEAL And 8-Year-Old Killed In Trump's First Raid

It was the first counterterrorism operation approved by President Donald Trump though U.S. officials note that given the complexity of the raid, planning for the mission ...

Jan 31 2017

Uber, Lyft and Airbnb to Help Those Affected by Trump's Immigration Ban

Uber's competitor, Lyft , took advantage of the fray by donating $1 million to the ACLU and picking up Uber's alienated celebrity customers . Interestingly, Uber's ri...

Jan 31 2017

Germany reacts to Trump's refugee ban

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Trump that the global fight against terrorism was not an excuse for his ban, Reuters reported her spokesman as saying . Merkel is ...

Jan 31 2017

California, New York mulling challenge to Trump immigration order

They added they are "confident that the Executive Order will ultimately be struck down by the courts", and vowed to "work together to ensure the federal government obeys ...

Jan 31 2017

Nazi propagandist Goebbels' wartime secretary dies at 106

Brunhilde Pomsel, a secretary who worked in Joseph Goebbels' office during the Holocaust, helping one of the worst war criminals of the 20th century to churn out Nazi pro...

Jan 31 2017

How Iran Plans to 'Retaliate' Against Trump's Immigration Orders

French President Francois Hollande, who spoke with Mr. Trump Saturday in a phone call, warned the USA leader against a trend toward an isolationist foreign policy. Immedi...

Jan 30 2017

Rudy Giuliani Admits Trump Asked How to Implment a Muslim Ban Legally

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Sunday that Trump should be blocked from making his planned state visit to Britain as long as his " Muslim ban " policy remains in pla...

Jan 30 2017

Trump gives Pentagon 30 days to devise plan to crush ISIS

The "preliminary draft" must include a "comprehensive strategy" to defeat IS, as well as "recommended changes to rules of engagement and other United States policy restri...

Jan 29 2017

Syrian Islamist Rebels Announce New Alliance Against al-Qaeda

Nusra's exclusion from the ongoing ceasefire and peace talks set the stage for a big blow-up, with Nusra officials accusing the rebels who were participating in the peace...

Jan 29 2017

Protest at JFK airport over Trump's refugee ban

It blocked entry for citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days, the paper reported . The State Department places Iraq, Yemen, Somalia and Libya unde...

Jan 29 2017

Preparations for Chinese New Year

Indeed, some Lunar New Year traditions would be recognizable to people in the United States. Here are a few other key dos and don'ts that many Chinese follow before and...

Jan 28 2017

Kellyanne Conway: Yes, we're considering lifting sanctions on Russia An error occurred

Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) said he was "deeply concerned" that sanctions on Russian Federation could be lifted, urging Trump to "reject this course of action". 'If he ...

Jan 28 2017

British MP quits shadow Cabinet role over Brexit Bill

In a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, the shadow minister said she did not support the triggering of article 50 and could not 'reconcile ' herself to the frontben...

Jan 26 2017

Syria Talks End With Agreement to Observe Ceasefire

Russian Federation and Iran have been instrumental in securing President Bashar al-Assad's survival against the rebellion seeking to unseat him, while Turkey has been the...

Jan 26 2017

President Donald Trump Signs Anti-Abortion Executive Order

First enacted by Ronald Reagan in 1984 , the Mexico City Policy is an anti-abortion law that restricts the activity of non-governmental organizations who receive US ...

Jan 26 2017

Trump had stocks in the company building the Dakota Access pipeline

The US government needed to approve the pipeline because it crossed the border. Trump, at the signing of the orders , said there will be a renegotiation of the pipel...

Jan 26 2017

USA passenger train cuts truck in two

As the video was released Tuesday, transportation authorities announced they were investigating why the crossing gates were in the up position then the crash occurred. ...