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TRUMP Challenges Cabinet Member’s “IQ” Fights Senator He ...

The past few days have been in particular chaotic, even for a president who seems to thrive on self-created chaos. There is been a feud with a key Republican Senator, a flare up at a professional football recreation with president Trump instructing his vp to walk out while players (at the maximum... read more »

North Korean Hackers Stole US and South ...

North Korean Hackers Stole US and South Korean Wartime plans, Seoul Lawmake...

Tokyo: North Korean hackers stole a large trove of classified U.S. and South Korean Navy documents last year, along with a plan to “Decapitate” the leadership in pyongyang in the event of war, a lawmaker in seoul stated tuesday. The purported revelations come at a time of heightened... read more »

US, Turkey Mutually drop Visa offerings ...

US, Turkey Mutually drop Visa offerings in Escalating Row

ISTANBUL, TURKEY:The United States and Turkey on sunday scaled returned visa issuing offerings in every different’s nations in a deepening diplomatic Row sparked via the arrest of a turkish staffer at the american task in Istanbul. The yankee embassy in ankara stated that “current... read more »

Kim Jong-un’s sister Kim Yo-jong i...

Kim Jong-un’s sister Kim Yo-jong is North korea’s rising supers...

On sunday, North Korean kingdom media suggested that kim jong-un promoted his sister to a senior ruling birthday party submit, making her one of the maximum effective women within the U.S.A. KCNA news employer suggested that Kim Yo-Jong turned into expanded to the location of an trade member of the... read more »

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9 killed in heavy rains in southwest China

At least nine people were killed and 11 others went missing after heavy rains lashed southwest China for the last two days. Nine deaths were reported in Xishui County of Guizhou Province, which was... read more »

Ebola outbreak: pan-African airline halts flights ...

Pan-African airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone, and the Liberian football association... read more »

Libya warns of ‘humanitarian disaster’ over...

Libya has requested international assistance to put out a fire at a large fuel storage site in Tripoli that was hit by a rocket during militia clashes. The... read more »

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress t...

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) held an early lead as votes were counted on Thursday, a day after millions cast their... read more »

32 dead, 3000 displaced due to floods in South Africa

Johannesburg: Floods caused by heavy rains which affected most parts of South Africa left 32 dead and about 3, 000 displaced, authorities said on Monday.... read more »

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Nepal gets its new constitution, but here’s why it has got ...

India has reasons to be perturbed about the volatile situation in Nepal, a country with which India shares an open and contiguous 1751-km-long border. India’s biggest concern is that Madhesis... read more »

Pak Senate chief warns against another military ta...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Senate chief has warned that constitutional checks to prevent yet another military takeover have become redundant in the... read more »

Pakistan’s first indigenous drone kills 3 militan...

PESHAWAR: Pakistan for the first time on Monday used an indigenous drone to attack a terrorist compound in restive North Waziristan, killing at least three... read more »

Four killed, 56 injured in suicide bomb attack in Pakis...

Peshawar: At least four persons were killed and 56 others injured today when a suicide bomber targeted a vehicle of a line officer in Pakistan’s restive... read more »

China says 197 punished in crackdown on online rumors

People recently punished in China’s campaign against online rumors include those who circulated an inflated death toll in the Tianjin blasts and who... read more »

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China mulls 7,000 km bullet train to connect Beijing and Moscow

China is planning to build a 7,000 km-long high-speed railway line, costing $250 billion, between Moscow and Beijing through Central Asia to provide a fast transport link between the neighbouring... read more »

Chinese react to stampede deaths: Thought this hap...

China on Friday mourned the 36 dead from New Year festivities at its financial capital Shanghai, as the city government revealed the victims of the... read more »

Explosion in Auto-Parts Plant in China Kills 17, Xinhua...

An explosion at an auto-parts factory in southern China’s Guangdong province killed 17 people and injured 20 others, the official Xinhua News Agency... read more »

Chinese man jailed for 13 years for eating tigers

BEIJING – A Chinese man has been jailed for 13 years for buying and eating endangered tigers and making wine made out of their blood, state media... read more »

Six nurses killed in latest attack on Chinese medical w...

BEIJING: Seven people, including six nurses, were stabbed to death at a hospital dormitory in northern China on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency... read more »

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Abe visits Yasukuni war shrine, China protests

Abe visits Yasukuni war shrine, China protests

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid his respects on Thursday at a shrine honouring Japan’s war dead in a move that drew a quick rebuke from China warning that the visit celebrated Japan’s military... read more »

Rocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests escalate

Rocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests escalate

 Protesters trying to halt preparations for elections fought running battles with police in the Thai capital on Thursday, as the country’s... read more »

Japan raises defence spending budget

Japan raises defence spending budget

Tokyo – Japanese cabinet Tuesday approved a record-high 95.88 trillion yen (about $922 billion) budget for fiscal 2014, of which the defence spending was... read more »

Kim Jong-Un rounds up executed uncle’s relatives

Kim Jong-Un rounds up executed uncle's relatives

Sydney – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has reportedly rounded up hundreds of people connected to the country’s former second in command and his... read more »

Thai protesters try to block election sign-up

Thai protesters try to block election sign-up

Thai opposition protesters have stepped up their campaign to disrupt upcoming elections, trying to block candidate registrations as part of efforts to banish... read more »

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ISIS executing ‘educated women’ in new wave of horror...

GENEVA: The UN on Tuesday decried numerous executions of civilians in Iraq by the Islamic State group, warning that educated women appeared to be especially at risk. The jihadist group is showing a... read more »

1,000 lash sentence for Saudi blogger postponed

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia postponed until next week Friday’s flogging of a blogger jailed for insulting Islam, citing medical reasons, a week after... read more »

Iran to build two more nuclear plants: Rouhani

TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said the country would build two more nuclear plants in the southern city of Bushehr in line with the peaceful... read more »

US trains Iraqis for house-to-house battle against IS

TAJI BASE, Iraq: A team of camouflage-clad Iraqi soldiers lines up near the door of a one-storey house north of Baghdad with rifles ready, preparing to enter... read more »

Car bomb kills 37 at Yemen police academy

SANAA: A car bomb tore through dozens of Yemenis lined up at a police academy in Sanaa Wednesday, leaving 37 dead in the latest attack to highlight the... read more »

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Hasina's party fears Zia will change Bangladesh's name

Hasina’s party fears Zia will change Bangladesh’s nam...

Dhaka – Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s party has said that opposition leader Khaleda Zia may change the country’s name in case she returns to power. The apprehension was... read more »

Explosives found outside Musharraf's house

Explosives found outside Musharraf’s house

Islamabad – Explosives were recovered from the vicinity of former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s farmhouse Monday, a media report... read more »

Bangladesh Polls: Conundrum of compromise or credibilit...

Bangladesh Polls: Conundrum of compromise or credibility

By Ashok Dixit New Delhi – Bangladesh goes to polls on January 5 under a multi-party interim government formed by the ruling Awami League, but several... read more »

Musharraf says Pak army firmly behind him against ̵...

Musharraf says Pak army firmly behind him against 'vendetta' treason case

Islamabad – Pakistan’s former President General Pervez Musharraf has denounced treason charges against him as a “vendetta”, saying that... read more »

Bangladesh PM Hasina unveils party manifesto

Bangladesh PM Hasina unveils party manifesto

Dhaka – Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday unveiled the Awami League’s manifesto for the upcoming parliamentary elections, and... read more »

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Australian Police Kill ‘Known Terror Suspect’

Australian police have shot and killed a “known terror suspect” after he stabbed two officers outside a police station in Melbourne. The 18-year-old attacked the officers with a knife... read more »

Indonesia's President Slams Australia's Abbott over Spying Claims

Public beheading fears: Tony Abbott confirms polic...

Fairfax Media understands police will allege that the suspects were planning to snatch and behead a random member of the public, then drape them in... read more »

Police Arrest 2 Men on Terror Charges in Australia

The 31-year-old brother of Australia’s first suicide bomber is among two men arrested following an Australian Federal Police raid on an Islamic book... read more »

Australia ramps up sanctions against Russia

Indonesia's President Slams Australia's Abbott over Spying Claims

Australia has ratcheted up sanctions against Russia in line with the United States and European Union in response to Russian soldiers openly violating Ukraine... read more »

Australians mourn victims of downed Malaysian jet

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s prime minister said Thursday that those responsible for shooting down the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine will face... read more »

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Harvard receives record $350 million for public health

Harvard University has received the largest donation in its history, the school announced on Monday, $350 million from the Morningside Foundation to the School of Public Health. The donation is... read more »

Six dead in Paris suburb building explosion

BOBIGNY(France): Six people were killed when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to... read more »

ISIS recruits planning 26/11-type attack in UK

An ISIS attack on Europe is not just a wild fantasy of Islamic State militants anymore. Various world leaders and intelligence agencies are acknowledging the... read more »

Don’t mess with nuclear Russia, Putin says

LAKE SELIGER, Russia: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia’s armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression,... read more »

Actor Robin Williams Found Dead in Marin County Home

Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comedian whose performances careened from dazzling pop-culture riffs to intense dramatic roles, died Monday at... read more »

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Barack Obama signed bipartisan budget deal and defence authorisation bill

Barack Obama signed bipartisan budget deal and defence authorisat...

 U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bipartisan budget deal easing spending cuts and a defence authorisation bill that takes a step towards ultimate closure of Guantanamo. Mr. Obama put... read more »

End of mass surveillance in 'alternative' Christmas message: Snowden

End of mass surveillance in ‘alternativeR...

London –  NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has reportedly urged an end to mass surveillance in his two-minute Christmas message that was... read more »

Mission already accomplished, says Snowden

Edward Snowden Denies Being a Russian Spy

 National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden said his “mission’s already accomplished” after revealing NSA secrets that have caused a reassessment of... read more »

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for informati...

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for information

Edward J Snowden, former contractor with the U.S. National Security Agency, says he will not accept asylum in any country in exchange for secrets, Brazilian... read more »

U.S. will intervene in South Sudan: Obama

U.S. will intervene in South Sudan: Obama

 United States has deployed 46 additional military personnel in South Sudan and may take further military action to support the security of its citizens in... read more »

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Nawaz Sharif’s Son-in-law Arrested on go back to Pakistan

The countrywide accountability bureau crew took former military captain Muhammad safdar into custody mins after his arrival from london at the benazir bhutto international... read more »

Grenfell Tower: protection cash no longer Launched, Councils say

The government has now not released finances to make tower blocks secure following the grenfell tower fire, according to a few councils. numerous local government in England and wales say... read more »

The Head of the U.N. Nuclear Business Enterprise Discusses Iran, North Korea and How Nucle...

As the Sector’s nuclear watchdog, the global atomic energy enterprise is responsible for ensuring nuclear power is used for peaceful purposes. that has not often been smooth. Hooked up as... read more »

donald trump to unveil new responses to iranian (awful conduct): white residence

Us President Donald Trump will announce new U.S. responses to Iran’s missile checks, aid for “Terrorism” and cyber operations as part of his new iran method, the white residence... read more »

North Korea may Additionally take a look at Longer-Range Missile ...

Moscow: North Korea is planning to check a Missile that its officials stated could be able to accomplishing the united states west coast, in step with Russian legislators who lower back from a go to... read more »