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Severe cyclonic storm 'Vardah' to cross Andhra coast on Monday

The IMD added that the depression is likely to intensify in the next 24 hours and further into a cyclonic storm in the next 48 hours. The Andhra Pradesh gover...


Triple talaq unconstitutional, violates women's rights: Allahabad HC

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said the decision of the court was "not in line with the Shariyat" and that it will be challenged in a higher c...


In West Bank, Fatah vote shows politics an old man's game

Saeb Erekat on Tuesday said that all Israeli settlements in Occupied Palestine are illegal regardless of any law passed by the Israeli parliament or any decisio...


David Davis suggests United Kingdom could pay for single market access

Against the euro, the pound surged 0.63% to 1.18 euro, aided by the eurozone currency's struggles in the face of the Italian referendum on Sunday. Mr Duncan S...


Joe Biden Says He Is Considering A 2020 Presidential Run

It seems Biden might not even know for sure why, as he declared his run to a small group of reporters on Monday, but said he wasn't necessarily fully "committ...


Ghana Holds Presidential Elections

The electoral commission has yet to release results from this week's elections but the opposition said it had tabulated figures from individual constituencies...


Senior Cleric: Iran Must Retaliate For US Violation Of Nuclear Deal

The nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers lifted a variety of worldwide sanctions in exchange for limitations on the Iranian nuclear program. ...


Residents of Iraq's Mosul fight, jostle over food

Dozens of districts must be taken in the east before attacking forces reach the Tigris River which splits Mosul into east and west. US air strikes have taken ou...


IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul

It's a big, complex city". That link is now broken. It is estimated roughly 100,000 fighters are involved. "In the west, the initial idea was to have a corr...


Everything You Need To Know About The Election Recount In Wisconsin

She also scheduled a rally and news conference today outside Trump Tower in NY. US district judge Mark Goldsmith - an appointee of Barack Obama - ruled ...


Russian fighter jet crashes into Mediterranean

Speaking to Reuters from Turkey, senior rebel official Zakaria Malahifji said the message was delivered to US officials in contacts on Saturday following th...


J.P. Morgan, other banks slapped with European Union fines totaling $520 mln

The case covers manipulation of financial contracts linked to a benchmark interest rate called Euribor in the period 2005-2008. "Banks have to respect Europea...


Pakistan passenger plane 'on fire' as it crashed with 48 on board

Images shown on Pakistani TV channels and circulated on social media showed a trail of wreckage engulfed in flames on a mountain slope. Eyewitnesses reported ...


Commons debate exposes Conservative tensions over Brexit

Amid speculation surrounding the level of detail Mrs May will set out, Labour urged her to publish the plan by the end of January , in a possible attempt to le...


Tsai-Trump call 'a start' to productive ties: Yates

However, Trump has since been attacked by Chinese state-run media, which has accused him of having "tantrums" and blamed his controversial call with the preside...


Indonesia quake: Rescue workers search for survivors among the rubble

A huge undersea quake in 2004 triggered a tsunami that engulfed several countries around the Indian Ocean, killing more than 170,000 people in Indonesia alone, ...


Big blunders behind botched US-led strike in Syria in September: inquiry

The strikes were eventually called off after Russian officials alerted their USA counterparts that they were targeting Syrian troops. The attack was the first...


Al Gore meets with Donald Trump

Since leaving public life following his unsuccessful 2000 presidential run, Gore has become one of the best known crusaders in the fight against human-caused ...


Math a concern for United States teens; science, reading flat on test

In science , USA students performed on average at Level Three of six proficiency levels. -"What do the PISA high-performing nations do differently than t...


Farooq Abdullah's speech dubious: Shabbir Shah

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. "The resignation of National Conference members from Assembly will garner ...


French premier Manuel Valls resigns

The far right, which was beaten in Austria's presidential election at the weekend, was "at the gates of power" in France with a nationalist programme that would...


Turkey and Russian Federation want cease-fire in Syria: Turkish official

Russian Federation is Assad's main worldwide ally and has intervened militarily to help his forces regain full control of Aleppo in northern Syria . Traditio...


Mosul edges towards full siege, families struggle to find food

Two IS militants and the IS "transport minister" were also killed in the attack on 18 October in Hamam al-Alil, a witness told HRW. "Tanks don't work here, ar...


Don't defame the army, says Bengal Governor; Mamata hits back

TMC leaders in both Houses of Parliament alleged that neither the State Government nor local administration, including police, was taken into confidence on the ...


Elector won't vote for Trump, urges Electoral College to join him

But Suprun's opposition to Trump isn't limited to the president-elect's penchant for tweeting. "The election of the next president is not yet a done deal", w...


Russian Federation and Turkey find common ground on Syria

Turkey and Russian Federation, who are backing opposing sides in the Syrian conflict, only said they agreed on the need for a cease-fire. Both presidents ...


Donald Trump warns companies in series of early morning tweets

Trump said he'd impose a 35 percent tax , called a tariff, on companies that close US factories, cut American jobs, then relocate overseas and try to sell th...


Security boosted on LA transit stations following threat

Law enforcement is taking "all appropriate action" to address the threat and will continue to work throughout Monday night and Tuesday to determine its credibil...


Duterte: Trump understands PH's anti-drug war

He said that during the call Trump endorsed his campaign against drug users and dealers - a campaign that has killed at least 4,500 Filipinos in about five mo...


Sharif keen to meet Trump, may visit US next month

Pakistan's visit is in response to Donald trump's setting up a provisional team, encouraging foreign leaders and officials to visit his headquarters in NY for f...


Putin: Trump 'is a clever man'

Trump also called Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawwaz Sharif without consulting the State Department and told Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte his deadly drug ...


Chico plans commemoration for World AIDS Day

Thanks to the tireless efforts of researchers, policymakers, public health workers and community activists, our goal of an AIDS-free generation is now in sight....


HIV Initiatives in the Works: Self-Testing, Sterile Needle Programs, Vaccine Trial

Speaking at Nyayo Stadium On Thursday during Worlds AIDS Day, she said the government has made huge strides in fighting the scourge. "It don't dictate who I a...


IS attack breaches militiamen's defenses in northern Iraq

An Islamic State video released earlier this month showcased a variety of such attacks, some of which set off massive explosions and sent Iraqi forces fleeing f...


US Jewish group slams potential Muslim leader of Democrats over remarks

So American Jewish groups are squabbling over Ellison/Israel inside the narrowed confines of the Democratic Party, even as the Trump administration-in-waiting i...