Top US diplomat meets wife of jailed American in Turkey

The official explained to CNN that the priorities of the administration now are not exclusively about Assad, but also defeating ISIS, stopping the spread of Iran's influence, protecting USA allies in the region and trying to end the Syrian civil war.... More..

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South Sudan rebels release 3 abducted foreign oil workers

The released hostages are "Ambross Edward and Muggy Vijaya Boopathy from India and Elias Hussain Gamal of Pakistan" further said the statement. According to South Sudan government, the Indians, both from Tami...More..

Allies show off bomber after 'failed' North Korean test
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Allies show off bomber after 'failed' North Korean test

North Korea has nothing to fear from any move by the United States to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue "acceleration" of its nuclear and missile program...More..

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Kim's body to be sent to North Korea

North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency confirmed the agreement, saying the two sides had pledged to "guarantee the safety and security" of each other's citizens, and that Malaysia had agreed to trans...More..

President Trump's Freedom Caucus Fight Faces Challenges Beyond Twitter
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

President Trump's Freedom Caucus Fight Faces Challenges Beyond Twitter

Cardona thinks the group just as easily could see the fact that the White House is talking again as a sign that " they're now back talking to us" because Trump needs the Freedom Caucus. The President tagged on...More..

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Kim Jong-nam's body back in Pyongyang: China

But the North denies this and denounced Malaysia's investigation into the death as an attempt to smear the secretive regime. "They will likely use the body to claim they were not responsible and tell an alter...More..

Holy cow! Gujarat Assembly amends law, now life imprisonment for cow slaughter
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Holy cow! Gujarat Assembly amends law, now life imprisonment for cow slaughter

Presently, the punishment for cow slaughter is seven years of jail term and Rs 50,000 penalty, which has also been doubled to Rs 1 lakh. In 2011, the state government had imposed a complete ban on slaughtering ...More..

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China's Xi Jinping to meet Donald Trump in Florida

Aboard a Filipino fishing boat, Doane and his crew sailed toward Subi Reef until heavy construction equipment was visible. On Thursday, Trump tweeted that the upcoming meeting with his Chinese counterpart, X...More..

Former South Korean president arrested
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Former South Korean president arrested

Ms Park is the third former president to be jailed since South Korea became a democracy in 1988. In 2013, Park returned to the presidential Korean Blue House after winning the presidential election. Park an...More..

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Scotland to Seek New Independence Referendum

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will tell Theresa May in a letter that they need to make a start on arrangements for an independence referendum . May has said " now is not the time " and insisted...More..

In a letter to PM May, Scotland's leader Sturgeon demands independence vote
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

In a letter to PM May, Scotland's leader Sturgeon demands independence vote

For her part, Ms Sturgeon will tell you that you're talking Scotland down if you dare attribute any of her fears about Brexit to Scottish independence. Right this week, The Scottish parliament voted to hold...More..

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Scotland writes to PM May demanding independence vote

Scotland's devolved parliament on Tuesday voted to hold a referendum on secession in 2018 or 2019, but the United Kingdom government in Westminster must give its approval before any such poll can he held. Whils...More..

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Two men still remain in police custody over the Westminster terror attack

His birth name was Adrian Russell Ajao , while he also called himself Adrian Elms, according to police. Rowley said searches are being carried out at five addresses, and investigators have concluded 16 searc...More..

South Africans react to Zuma's cabinet reshuffle
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

South Africans react to Zuma's cabinet reshuffle

Former premier of Gauteng and Congress of the People founder Mbhazima Shilowa has shared his thoughts on the drama involving President Jacob Zuma and axed minister of finance Pravin Gordhan . On Wednesday, he ...More..

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Tens of thousands told to flee as floods swamp Australian town

The Tweed River at Murwillumbah may reach around 5.60 metres late Thursday evening with major flooding. "That's up to about roof level in their house or even higher". Real estate agent Katrina Beohm spent the...More..

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope arrested on suspicion of DUI
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope arrested on suspicion of DUI

The Pistons said they were aware of the incident. During the stop, police say Caldwell-Pope smelled of alcohol and failed several road sobriety tests. Pope could face repercussions under National Basketball A...More..

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New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

While some House Republicans remain focused on "repeal and replace", a new conversation in Congress is starting on a different "R" word when it comes to Obamacare: fix. Asked about House plans for a do-over, ...More..

Daesh force young men to fight in defence of Mosul - refugees
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Daesh force young men to fight in defence of Mosul - refugees

The natural sinkhole is now surrounded by landmines and impossible to inspect. An air strike by the US -led coalition backing Iraq forces in their campaign to retake Mosul also killed six foreign militant c...More..

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Kim Jong Nam's body released to North Korea

Angered by the investigation, North Korea slapped a travel ban on Malaysians leaving the country, trapping three diplomats and six family members in Pyongyang . Two women - one Vietnamese and one Indonesian ...More..

UK laptop ban on flights to be introduced 'in the coming days'
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

UK laptop ban on flights to be introduced 'in the coming days'

Nearly all electronic devices will need to be "checked in" rather than carried as hand luggage into the cabin due to a "security concern" over passengers boarding non-stop flights to the USA from certain countr...More..

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Michael Flynn seeks immunity for testimony

A discussion between Flynn and the House and Senate Intelligence Committees has taken place but Flynn refuses to comment on the details, according to a statement from Flynn's counsel Robert Kelner. This, alon...More..

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Expelled South Korean president arrested

Then, prosecutors addressed her as "Madam President" but Kang will call her the "suspect". It was to no effect: shortly before dawn on March 31st, Ms Park was arrested at the prosecutors' office. South Korea ...More..

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Erdogan urged use of 'legitimate' actors in Syria in talks with Tillerson

Turkey says the fighters are part of a terrorist group. "I think the status and the longer-term status of President Assad will be decided by the Syrian people", Tillerson said in response to a question as...More..

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Putin seeks Trump meeting in Helsinki in May

Earlier this month, FBI Director James Comey confirmed that it is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, including any links between Moscow and Donald Trump's campaign. "And a divided E...More..

Arab Summit Expected To Affirm Palestinian Rights
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Arab Summit Expected To Affirm Palestinian Rights

Arab leaders opened Wednesday in Jordan their annual summit with focus on resolving conflicts and war against terrorism in the region. The adviser told officials that Mr Trump believes an Israeli-Palestinia...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Top Democrat says Russian Federation probe went 'off the rails'

Manafort who served as Trump campaign chairman until August, when his consultancy work for pro-Kremlin politicians in Ukraine was uncovered, had his name thrust back into the spotlight by an Associated Press ...More..

South Africa's president fires respected finance minister
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

South Africa's president fires respected finance minister

On Wednesday, the funeral of anti-apartheid veteran Ahmed Kathrada turned into a rally against Zuma, with former President Kgalema Motlanthe reading out a public letter to Zuma in which Kathrada had asked him t...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

'Didn't take long for the swamp to drain,' Amash tells Trump

The debate over the Republican Party's ObamaCare replacement highlighted the rift between President Trump and the House Freedom Caucus. The President's game plan here is uncertain. The Freedom Caucus, chair...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

China Hopes For Positive Outcome of Trump-Xi Meeting - Vice FM

President Trump refers to this estate as his "Southern White House" and used it to receive foreign political leaders, business leaders and other VIP guests. "They will discuss the issues of mutual concern, incl...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Italian cops get a second Lamborghini Huracan (yes, a second one)

The Lamborghini will be used by the Highway Patrol in Bologna, Italy for daily operations, though likely not for transporting criminals. Helping complete the look, the vehicle is equipped with P Zero Pirelli ti...More..

Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in decades
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in decades

A panel picked by a judge would appoint managers for the news division, David Bitan, a senior legislator from Netanyahu's Likud party, said on Israel Radio, and "there will be no political intervention". Trump ...More..

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London attacker was born Adrian Russell Ajao, lived in Birmingham

Detectives have searched 21 properties in London , the central English city of Birmingham and Wales as they look into the life of killer Khalid Masood , London's top counterterror officer Mark Rowley said, as...More..

Mother and son die in triple stabbing at Stourbridge home
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Mother and son die in triple stabbing at Stourbridge home

The driver rammed a police vehicle, leaving two police with minor injuries before crashing into a wall, when the suspect was arrested. He added: "Our investigation is progressing and we understand the suspect w...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Chinese President to have first face-to-face with President Trump

The talks will be the first meeting between the two men - and it comes as China blasted the United States over military moves near its borders. Trump has said in recent weeks that North Korea is one of the bi...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Senate committee probe on Russian interference in U.S. election begins Thursday

The two senators also indicated they had communicated with Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, who was sacked last month after misrepresenting meetings with the Russian ambassador. Embattle...More..