Thousands of Kurdish peshmerga fighters are taking part in the operation alongside Iraqi government troops, and Kurdish leaders have made clear that they will expect payback once it has been successfully comple...More..
Rajoy's candidacy was upheld by 170 votes, 68 lawmakers abstained from voting and 111 voted against. "I'm aware that we will need to build a new majority every day to sustain governability", he told lawmakers...More..
In their testimony, Kelly and Baroni sought to distance themselves from Wildstein, a former political blogger and high school classmate of Christie's who was hired at the Port Authority for a job created specif...More..
The apex court was hearing a petition on Friday regarding the delay in appointment of judges. "Finalisation of MoP has nothing to do with the appointment process in the judiciary", the bench, which also include...More..
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said rebels detonated two auto bombs against government positions to the city's southwest and attacked with more than 150 rockets. "This ...More..
Announcing the breach, Red Cross Chief Executive Shelly Park blamed the personal file exposure on human error but assured the public that there is " low risk of future direct misuse ". In his blog Hunt expl...More..
Iraqi forces are halting their advance on the Islamic State group's last urban stronghold of Mosul in order to consolidate gains before striking the fighters, a U.S. Amnesty International says that in previous ...More..
Nearly 400 party leaders took part in the sixth plenum of the 18th Central Committee held in Beijing . The Communist Party of China has concluded its sixth plenum of the 18th Central Committee. Mr Xi, 63, he...More..
Gov. Wolf has said only that he would review it. Under the measure, beer distributors would be allowed to sell suds in smaller quantities, including six-packs, and bars could sell alcohol starting at 9 a.m. A...More..
It's been long a part of our plan that the Mosul operation would kick off when it did. But Arab forces, and not Kurdish ones, are expected to be the ones to take the city itself, US officials say. Even ISIS ...More..
Mikhail Lesin, who worked as press minister and adviser to Vladimir Putin in the 2000s, was found dead at The Dupont Circle Hotel last November. "Mr. "We typically do not comment on specifics of our investiga...More..
Ting is a renowned sports surgeon whose clientele includes the likes of Barry Bonds and Alfred Williams. Replay clearly showed his right knee buckle and give out following an 11-yard scamper. Minnesota wide r...More..
Quetta traders have expressed support to the call and said all businesses and offices will remain shut in the city of almost six lakh people. Local TV footage broadcast from the academy, located on Quetta's ...More..
Other members of the Kauai Filipino community have changed their travel plans. A Philippine military general, who did not want to be named as he was not authorised to speak to the media, said on Wednesday: "A...More..
If ISIS fighters retreat from the city heading west across the desert to Syria, American surveillance drones can readily detect them. Iraqi security forces and Kurdish peshmerga fighters are pushing toward Mo...More..
The statement said Singh was accused of activities "that were in violation of the Vienna Convention and the established diplomatic norms" but did not elaborate. Akhtar was detained by Delhi Police for his invol...More..
By grabbing civilians the militants hope to avoid coalition airstrikes. Kurdish forces entered and cleared Bartella earlier this week, Davis said . The militants at one point controlled half of the town on a...More..
The RNC is supporting Trump's recruitment of so-called watchers at polling places, which is in breach of consent decrees going back to 1982 that forbid the group from engaging in ballot-security measures, accor...More..
He and others began to hide. Two people, including the shooter, were found dead at the facility, Jones said. Getachew Fekede, 53, had entered the USA through a refugee immigration program and worked for the...More..
I want to try to win but that's competition. Neither manager would reveal the contents of the conversation but Sky Italia said Mourinho told Conte in Italian: "You don't celebrate like that at 4-0". "We m...More..
Dabiq , while strategically insignificant, plays a crucial role in ISIS propaganda. The group named its English-language magazine Dabiq . Southeastern Turkey has been hit by several deadly blasts over the pa...More..
So far the United Nations has said it has not been able to go into east Aleppo with supplies due to the lack of security assurances. Asked if the deployment of a Russian aircraft carrier into the eastern Me...More..
The composition of the force to capture Raqqa remains a source of contention in the region. And while the USA is "willing to entertain any partner... "We're going to execute to that plan". The operation to ...More..
The talks were suspended temporarily late today afternoon and were due to resume at 9.00 PM (local time), Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said, voicing optimism that a deal was on its way. The Compreh...More..
Soon after that Mulayam announced that Akhilesh will not be removed as the Chief Minister. Both spoke emotionally, the CM nearly burst into tears. And I would also like to tell Netaji that your son Akhilesh Y...More..
The other members of the group, which is on three-day visit to Kashmir, are former Chief Information Commissioner of India Wajahat Habibullah, Ex-Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak, Executive Director of Centre for Di...More..
Lady Gaga arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California February 28, 2016. The album's name is also the name of the aunt she never knew, her father's sister Joanne who died at age 18 ....More..
He was evacuated to a hospital by the Israeli Air Force. An Israeli citizen has reportedly been killed by gunfire near the Egyptian border, an Israeli Defence Force (IDF) spokesperson has said. There were no ...More..
The Cauvery issue has once again come to haunt inter-state relations between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, with the former approaching the Supreme Court seeking its directive to the upper riparian state on water re...More..
Police have recovered bodies of 18 Maoists from the spot and seized four AK-47 and three SLR guns, Sharma said. The bodies of the deceased Maoists are likely to be shifted to Chitrakonda in Odisha on Andhra...More..
Now, some women are taking a stance and withdrawing away from the GOP presidential candidate's eldest daughter after she continued supporting Trump despite the horrific sexual harassment allegations and the 2...More..
The ill fated bus was on its way from Angul to Athmallik when the mishap took place at about 3 pm. The driver lost control of his bus, while allowing the bike to pass on. "The road is very bad and the bridge is...More..
And nasty women vote. Elizabeth Warren vowed that "nasty women" across the country will have their revenge against Trump come Election Day. Nasty women are smart. "Now, Donald Trump's not doing so well and ...More..
Just days into the operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, a fault-line has widened between Iraq and Turkey that reflects the lingering distrust of the various forces arrayed against the extre...More..
From Indian side, Rupinder Pal Singh, Ramandeep Singh and Pardeep Mor scored goals at crucial intervals while Muhammad Rizwan Sr and Muhammad Irfan Jr threw the ball into net from Pakistan side. In a humdinger ...More..
Judge John Grinsteiner on Monday refused to sign off on a riot charge against Goodman, finding there was no cause for it. Two journalists are facing jail time for covering protests against oil and gas pip...More..
Taking exception to India's efforts to isolate Islamabad diplomatically on the issue of terrorism, Basit said Jammu and Kashmir is the root cause of all problems between the neighbours. Underlining that the h...More..
The effort to engage China, months after a Hague ruling over South China Sea disputes in favour of the Philippines, marks a reversal in Philippine foreign policy since Duterte took office on June 30. Failure to...More..
On the humanitarian front, Spokesperson for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Jens Laerke informed the media that the medical evacuations of sick and injured people could unfortu...More..
Early voting is beginning in the District of Columbia. Tranter says Clinton is having a "strong final showing" when it comes to early voting. A poll on Friday from Georgia indicates Clinton in the lead by 5 p...More..
The White House said Friday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement of his country's "separation" from the USA was "offensive", as Duterte doubled down on his intent to turn away from Washingto...More..
Four of them are now receiving medical treatment in Galcayo, Somalia. He declined to give details on the process of the hostages release, and if a ransom was paid. A retired British colonel, he has made it hi...More..
The treaty is "in conflict and inconsistent with" South Africa's diplomatic immunity law, Michael Masutha , the minister of justice, told reporters Friday. While not itself a member of the court, the United S...More..
She enjoys an unexpected five per cent lead over Trump in the state's polls, but 21 per cent of voters remain undecided. He added , "we have a president, all he wants to do is campaign . This week's hero i...More..
Then there was this: When Game 3 starter Trevor Bauer pitched only two-thirds of an inning before his drone-damaged pinkie finger went all horror movie on the mound, six Cleveland relievers combined to allow...More..
In the spin room after the debate, Clinton press secretary Brian Fallon was asked about Trump's appealing-to-the-base strategy, and he said , "Maybe it's a strategy for creating a nice base of customers to mon...More..
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a British-based organisation that reports on the war, also reported heavy air strikes against the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area near Damascus. Lavrov told CNN televis...More..
After Trump's comments about assaulting women were aired, Ryan said he would no longer campaign for him. "I don't think that from the very beginning, we've ever hidden the fact that we knew that there was...More..
Goldberg said during another interview with Super Radyo dzBB station that the countries were "all tied together, so I don't know what it means to separate economically". US Assistant Secretary of State Daniel R...More..