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Mar 08 2018

Trump administration once again lifts elephant trophy ban

Trump referred to the lift of the ban as a "horror show" and that he would be "hard-pressed" to be convinced that it would help conservation of elephant or any other anim...

Mar 08 2018

In Immigration Speech, Jeff Sessions Scolds California: 'We Have a Problem'

Last week Mr Sessions called out the mayor of Oakland, California , who tipped off undocumented immigrants to an upcoming raid. " California thrives because of its di...

Mar 08 2018

Trump bats for ballot papers as backup system

Questioned about why no new sanctions have been issued, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said Tuesday that they were forthcoming. The company added that Russian-b...

Mar 07 2018

DUP tells Barnier current European Union proposals on Brexit are unacceptable

Senior DUP members have concluded a "constructive" meeting with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier . DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds said it was "somewh...

Mar 07 2018

State of emergency declared after anti-Muslim riots

Police said a magisterial inquiry into the death was presently underway while a team from the Criminal Investigations Department had also been dispatched to Kandy to cond...

Mar 07 2018

Toyota to stop selling diesel cars in Europe this year

Other manufacturers, notably Suzuki and Kia, have long-standing commitments to hybrid, but " Toyota was the first and focused all its efforts on developing and positioni...

Mar 07 2018

Axis Bank's exposure to Nirav Modi, Gitanjali Group Rs200cr

ICICI Bank alone had given Rs 405 crore loan to Gitanjali Gems. Sources said the SFIO has asked top officials of a few private and public lenders to appear in person o...

Mar 07 2018

Woman Tries To Open Door During Flight From SFO To Boise

Check out the video of the woman passenger as she struggled to open the aircraft cabin door and screams, "I am God, I am God ". "I could see her laying on the floor", ...

Mar 07 2018

France Moves to Make Its Age of Consent 15 Years Old

The French government has announced plans to toughen the existing regulations following public uproar about cases where men managed to elude rape charges for sex with 11-...

Mar 06 2018

PNG quakes 'claim scores of lives'

Three particularly strong aftershocks bigger than magnitude 5 hit the Southern Highlands early Monday morning, the Guardian reports. Scores of people reportedly have ...

Mar 06 2018

Burkina president urges collaboration with security forces after deadly attacks

Military personnel stand outside the headquarters of the country's defence forces in Ouagadougou on March 3, 2018 a day after dozen of people were killed in twin attack...

Mar 06 2018

Lenham: Schools closed as thousands of homes left without water

Schools have been forced to close and 7,000 homes in Lenham have been left without water or very little pressure following a huge number of burst pipes after snowstorms. ...

Mar 06 2018

Poll results in Tripura not on expected lines: Manik Sarkar

While the saffron party has done well in other North East states too, what differentiates the Tripura election is the intense ideological battle in that state. Modi, ad...

Mar 06 2018

BJP will win in Karnataka too: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Deepening fissures within the BJP-IPFT alliance, Indigenous People's Front of Tripura chief N C Debbarma on Monday said his party will support the new government from o...

Mar 05 2018

U.S. sanctions condemned by Russian Federation as illegal, globally harmful

Yet Putin argued his government has little to answer for until the US provides "some materials, specifics and data". "I know that they do not represent the Russian stat...

Mar 05 2018

Alabama man killed himself in front of White House

President Donald Trump was not at the White House at the time of the shooting. The man died from his injuries; no one else was hurt in the incident, a Secret Servic...

Mar 05 2018

Syrians flee ahead of government advances in eastern Ghouta

More than 600 people have been killed and 2,000 injured since the Syrian regime launched an air and artillery bombardment of Eastern Ghouta , a suburb of Damascus , on ...

Mar 05 2018

China's national legislature starts annual session

The Chinese government on Monday announced an economic growth target of 6.5%. China is now the world's second largest economy, but a reliance on borrowing has led to pr...

Mar 05 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Receives Grand Welcome From Egyptian Fighter Jets

They also agreed on continuing to work together to counter regional interventions and attempts to sow division and rifts among the region's countries. Cairo is the first...

Mar 05 2018

Trump Jokes About Maxine Waters Needing An IQ Test At Gridiron Dinner

Even son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner was not spared a roasting . The president also made remarks about his former chief strategist Steve Bannon, who accord...