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Iraqi forces pause at edge of Mosul, weather cuts visibility

Airstrikes by USA -led coalition aircraft have begun targeting Islamic State group positions inside Mosul's eastern neighborhood of Gogjali , as fighting int...


Clashes, artillery fire hit Aleppo after truce expires

The unilateral truce, declared by Russian Federation and Syria, aims at helping evacuate the civilians and wounded from eastern Aleppo , as well as the rebels ...


KFC owner Yum Brands completes spinoff of China business

Analysts rating the company a 4 or 5 indicate a Sell recommendation. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $91.72. Yum! ...


Pakistan vs West Indies third Test today

West Indies dismissed for 337, lead by 56 was posted in Sports of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 01, 2016 and was last updated ...


UN mission in South Sudan criticized over July attacks

That's up slightly since earlier this month, as the almost three-year-old civil war continues to threaten people across the country. His spokesman, Mr Steph...


Panama Papers: Pakistan SC orders probe against PM Nawaz Sharif

Khan's party and other opposition groups have filed court petitions demanding an investigation into the corruption allegations against Sharif and his family. Ad...


North Korea missile launch fails

If North Korea is equipped with nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles , the U.S. may not provide extended deterrence to South Korea due to local...


US watchdog highlights dire state of Afghan road system

SIGAR's report said a recent survey it conducted had shown that 54 percent of the country's road infrastructure needed rehabilitation beyond simple repairs, wit...


Bill Clinton Wilmington stop part of large NC bus tour

Bill Clinton's visit drew criticism from Republicans. She answered a few questions from the Grove City crowd. Hillary may believe her husband is her bi...


Rules for counting write-in votes vary from state to state

There is still plenty of opportunity to cast your ballot during early voting. The strong early-voting turnout by those likely to support Clinton - registered ...


Quake measuring 7.1 magnitude strikes central Italy

Several people were also injured, though there were no immediate reports of fatalities. An natural disaster struck central Italy Sunday morning, injuring a do...


President Barack Obama reads mean tweets about himself

During a taping of ABC's " Jimmy Kimmel Live! " television program, the late-night host asked the President if his response to the Republican during the presi...


North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military build-up risks further antagonising Russian Federation

The move came among mounting criticism levelled at Madrid from NATO's secretary general and Britain's defence minister. "I don't see any imminent threat, bu...


Turkey sacks 10K more civil servants, shuts 15 media outlets

Turkey did away with capital punishment in 2004 during negotiations to join the European Union, which has outlawed capital punishment and requires members to do...


North Korea missile launch fails, says US and South Korea

South Korea and the United States will consider deploying US strategic military assets to the South permanently on a rotational basis to strengthen the U.S. l...


Hamas slams United Nations chief over Al-Aqsa resolution

An Israeli official said these are attempts to question the connection between the Western Wall and the Jewish Holy Temple. "These threats were made after her...


Cruz, Ros-Lehtinen press UNESCO on Jerusalem proposal that 'delegitimizes Israel'

The vote comes eight days after UNESCO's Executive Council backed a resolution on the same theme that infuriated Israel. Al-Quds said UNESCO refused to us...


Truce extended in Aleppo but United Nations delays evacuations

Militants from the al-Qaida affiliate formerly known as the Nusra Front are believed to make up a minority of the several thousand fighters in the besieged di...


Yemen's president in exile rejects UN-proposed peace deal

Yemeni security officials say a family of 11 people was killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the war torn western city of Taiz. The Houthis' TV network ...


India slams Pakistan, says Surjeet Singh is not a spy

Police are also trying to catch hold of other members of the racket who were suspected of having close links with Pakistan high commission's Mehmood Akhtar. One...


Pakistan embassy marks Kashmir Day

Pakistan Ambassador to US Jalil Abbas Jilani hosted a Seminar in the Pakistan Embassy on " Jammu & Kashmir dispute" coinciding with the observation of Black Da...


Trump hits 'corrupt' Hillary Clinton; Mrs. Obama hugs her

Clinton delivered an introduction focused on an issue that Obama has been particularly outspoken about in the final months of the 2016 campaign. While he rais...


Turkey wants no Syrian Kurds in battle for Raqqa

Turkish jets and armour, supporting Syrian rebels, have struck Kurdish fighters in recent days. The U.S. considers the Democratic Union Party, or PYD, and i...


India, Pakistan trade fire and blame along Kashmir border

In a briefing here, State Department Spokesman John Kirby refused to comment on the two countries' decisions to expel diplomats, saying these were sovereign dec...


Putin: Trump 'Has Chosen a Method to Get Through to Voters' Hearts'

Finally, President Putin reminds to the Americans, who thinks that Russian Federation is meddling in USA election system, that the United States had a lot of pr...


More than 2.1 million Floridians have voted in election

Tuesday was also a popular day for early voting in Cook County with 23,621 casting their ballot. So, get out and vote - pay attention to what you are doing ...


Philippine leader affirms US alliance despite tough talk

Speaking at the Philippine Economic Forum, Asada said the group expects the relaxation of the constitutional restrictions on foreign ownership and investments, ...


Philippine president says he won't sever ties with US

Despite the clarification, the tough-talking president kept up on his tirades against the USA, saying in a late-night speech in his southern hometown of Davao c...


Families plead for answers in Australian theme park deaths

He was thrown from the raft alongside the 12-year-old daughter of another ride victim, Canberra mother Kate Goodchild , 32. Queensland Police Commissioner Ia...


UN says IS killed at least 232 people near Mosul last week

Tens of thousands of Iraqi fighters have been advancing on Mosul from the south, east and north after an offensive was launched on October 17 to retake the last...


Busch Gardens reopens Congo River Rapids

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Florida has shuttered one of its popular water rides as an amusement park in Australia plans to reopen following a tragic incident th...


Two senior Chinese officers expelled from Communist Party

A statement released by the party following a four-day meeting of top party leaders in Beijing, and carried by state media, referred to Xi as "core of the party...


Jury acquits man of stalking Kendall Jenner

The Florida man has several other trespassing convictions unrelated to Jenner. A man has been cleared of stalking Kendall Jenner - but found guilty of trespas...


Iraqi forces evacuate 1000 civilians from Mosul front lines

Washington has fewer allies on the ground in Syria, where it has supported rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled...


Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking in a country that hosts 50,000 US troops, said Wednesday that he wants his country to be free of foreign troops, ...