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Mar 20 2017

Syria Fires Back at Israel After Series of Airstrikes

Although Russia has staunchly stood by the Syrian government in the country's six-year civil war, Russia has generally avoided summoning Israeli officials after reported ...

Mar 20 2017

United Naga Council To End Economic Blockade In Manipur

From the side of the state government, Additional Chief Secretary Dr Suresh Babu and Commissioner (Works) K Radhakumar are likely to take part in the proposed tripartite ...

Mar 19 2017

Somali pirates release hijacked oil tanker, hostages

The Sri Lankan Minister said that for the first time, WhatsApp was used in communications and it was through WhatsApp that the Puntland President told him about the relea...

Mar 19 2017

Syrian rebel fighters evacuated from Homs en masse

The Syrian regime has since wrestled back complete control of Homs city - with the exception of al-Waer - and a year ago announced plans for ambitious rebuilding projects...

Mar 18 2017

Robinson gets hot, No. 4 seed Florida takes down ETSU

East Tennessee State won 79-74. "We'd like to get him prepared for some professional opportunities", Dooley said. Several of those baskets came in the form of dunks fr...

Mar 18 2017

Tillerson says State Department spending 'simply not sustainable'

The decision to travel on a smaller aircraft was Tillerson's, Toner said , and was in part an effort to save money. He said "clearly the level of spending that the Sta...

Mar 18 2017

Somali refugees killed in Yemen airstrike

Among the dead on the boat were Somali refugees carrying identity documents issued by the UNHCR, the UN's refugee agency said . It was not immediately clear who carr...

Mar 17 2017

Cuonzo Martin steps down at Cal, apparently headed to Mizzou

Three years ago, Cal looked at Xavier's Chris Mack and Richmond's Chris Mooney before Martin accepted the job. After two seasons with winning conference records, Martin l...

Mar 17 2017

Former Trump National Security Adviser Was Paid To Advise Russian Firms

Flynn was interviewed by an RT correspondent onstage, and was famously seated at the same table as Russian President Vladimir Putin during dinner. The new documents obt...

Mar 17 2017

Tillerson's email alias was prompted by business needs, Exxon says

The e-mails that were provided allowed the attorney general to figure out that Tillerson used the account between 2008 and 2015 at least, but it didn't appear on Exxon's ...

Mar 17 2017

White House Border Wall Request Sets Up Clash With Democrats

Trump's budget also cuts $667 million state and local grants managed by the Federal Emergency Management Administration and requires state and local authorities to matc...

Mar 17 2017

Trump opens the door to weaker vehicle standards

During a visit to Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, President Trump announced that he would order a review on the emissions regulations that the Obama administration had ...

Mar 16 2017

White House Seems to Walk Back Trump's Wiretapping Accusation Against Obama

John McCain, who said on Sunday , "I think the president has one of two choices: either retract or to provide the information that the American people deserve". Senior...

Mar 16 2017

Syrian children suffered the worst war-related violations in 2016

A lack of medical assistance and doctors has lead to more children dying from easily treatable illnesses or injuries. The United Nations says 2016 was the worst year ye...

Mar 16 2017

Dutch PM Rutte comes first in election but loses seats

The PVV was never likely to control or even be included in the government, as most of the other parties have vowed not to partner with it, but having the most seats in ...

Mar 16 2017

Racing 92 and Stade Francais to merge next season

These two flagship clubs of Paris and the Hauts de Seine, beyond the sporting rivalry they have enjoyed, have many other similarities: a strong local and regional anchora...

Mar 16 2017

South Australia's new energy plan released

Additionally, the plan will incentivise gas production within the state, introduce an Energy Security Target, enable more power to be exerted over national market operato...

Mar 15 2017

California joins legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

On Wednesday Hawaii filed its own lawsuit against Trump's revised travel ban , saying the order will harm its Muslim population, tourism and foreign students. It repla...

Mar 15 2017

Polls: Most Palestinians Skeptical of Trump Peace Efforts

He said his meeting with Greenblatt was positive. "They [Abbas and Greenblatt] reaffirmed the commitment of both the Palestinian authority and the United States to ad...

Mar 15 2017

South Korean students 'key' to fall of nation's president

The prosecutor's office would notify Park on Wednesday when she is summoned and would not negotiate on the timing, said the official who declined to be identified. "We wa...