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Aug 14 2018

Taliban, Kabul govt both claim embattled Afghan city

The Taliban have not taken a major provincial centre since they overran the northern city of Kunduz in 2015 and the assault on Ghazni was a major blow to the Western-ba...

Aug 14 2018

Third night of anti-government protests in Romania

The Bucharest-Ilfov Ambulance service said more than 200 people received medical treatment, both protesters and police officers. He also said he requested the attorney ...

Aug 13 2018

36 killed in explosion near Syrian-Turkish border

He said the cause of the blast was "not yet clear". SOHR said the weapons depot was housed in a residential building in the northwestern town of Sarmada, in Idlib provi...

Aug 13 2018

Florida Parking Lot Shooter Charged With Manslaughter in ‘Stand Your Ground’ Case

Tempe Louis pauses to observe a memorial on the side of the Circle A Food Mart, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Clearwater, Fla., where Markeis McGlockton, 28, was shot and du...

Aug 13 2018

Koreas agree to hold summit in Pyongyang in September

No date was given for the forthcoming summit, which was announced after talks at the border between the two states. North Korea's Kim Jong-un and South Korea's Moon ...

Aug 13 2018

Cat lovers offered free house on attractive Greek Island with 55 cats

God's Little People Cat Rescue , located on the Greek island of Syros , is now seeking a mature cat lover to take over the daily operations of the sanctuary. "From exper...

Aug 13 2018

Mismanagement More Harmful Than US Sanctions

Analysts say United States hostility, including its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal and reimposition of sanctions, helped fuel the run on Iran's rial. "Not that san...

Aug 13 2018

Iran's top leader bans any negotiations with Washington

The United States reimposed strict sanctions against Iran on Tuesday, with Trump threatening to penalise businesses from third countries that continue to operate in the I...

Aug 13 2018

FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok Over Anti-Trump Texts

Strzok is a 22-year veteran of the bureau who played a major role in the investigations of Hillary Clinton's email use and the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian Fede...

Aug 13 2018

Asia shares, euro pressured by Turkish crisis

The lira has lost more than 40 percent of its value this year on worries over Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's increasing control over the economy and deteriorating r...

Aug 13 2018

Pakistan supports Saudi Arabia in diplomatic row with Canada

Former diplomat Colin Robertson, now vice-president at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, says Saudi Arabia's "Defcon 3" response is extraordinary, but thinks Canada'...

Aug 13 2018

Mexico vs. Canada in trade talks

And as Canada waits on the sidelines, even some trilateral issues around an updated free-trade agreement are being discussed and potentially decided by the others, said o...

Aug 13 2018

Omarosa: 'I Was Complicit With This White House Deceiving This Nation'

Manigault Newman told Todd that she made the recordings of conversations because "this is a White House where everybody lies" and "you have to have your back". The reas...

Aug 13 2018

Turkish President Erdogan says collapse in lira a plot against the country

He added that the banking watchdog had also limited swap transactions in the currency. Turkey and the U.S. are now experiencing rocky relations following Washington's...

Aug 13 2018

Erdogan says Turkey has become 'target of economic war'

It comes as US President Donald Trump doubled tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium, further hurting the lira . Turkey is now under a 25 percent tariff on impor...

Aug 13 2018

Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearings to Begin September 4

Updated at 4:19 p.m. | The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a three- or four- day confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh starting September ...

Aug 12 2018

Disgruntled by US, Erdogan implies alliance with 'other friends'

Additionally, on Friday President Donald Trump tweeted that he is increasing tariffs on US imports of Turkish of steel and aluminum. " Turkey expects other member co...

Aug 12 2018

United Kingdom party probes Tory's burqa digs

A Conservative MP has said it is a "very dark day" for United Kingdom democracy and free speech over the independent investigation into Boris Johnson's comments about t...

Aug 12 2018

Sunil Gavaskar unable to attend Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony

In a recent interview with the press, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut - who has often been coined "anti-Pakistan" - surprised the media when she softened the stance on...

Aug 12 2018

Wrong of USA to threaten Turkey, says Erdogan

Prior to Trump's announcement, the Turkish lira fell to its lowest point ever against the USA dollar on Friday. One U.S. dollar traded at 5.96 lira by 2:15 p.m. Reute...