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Nawaz Sharif not eligible to hold post of PML-N party chief

The petitions challenged specific clauses of the Elections Act 2017, stating that Sharif Nawaz's appointment as party president is in violation of Clause 5 of t...


Terrorists invade Yobe girls school

Mohammed said, "Mr. President has directed military and other security agencies to take immediate charge and control of Government Girls Technical College, Dapc...


Turkey Warns Pro-Damascus Forces Aiding Kurds in Syria's Afrin

Shortly after the militias entered the enclave, Turkish planes carried out airstrikes around the city, Syrian state TV reported . "Any step by the (Syrian) r...


ECB freezes Latvian bank after laundering allegation

Latvia's president, prime minister and finance minister have all called on Rimsevics to step down from his post , at least while an investigation is underway. ...


PM lays foundation stone for Navi Mumbai International Airport

Modi said the Navi Mumbai airport is one of the many projects worth over Rs10,00,000 crore, which were stuck and his government has provided funds and it is n...


Trump Says Collusion Investigations Play Into Russia's Hands

As the 2016 campaign took shape, the Russian effort focused on promoting Donald Trump's candidacy and discrediting Hillary Clinton . President Donal...


Delhi Chief Secretary assault: AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal detained

The Delhi BJP on Tuesday demanded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's resignation over the alleged manhandling of Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash . However it w...


Clarence Thomas, in Dissent, Asserts Gun Rights Aren't 'Favored' at High Court

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the law. Mass shootings including one in which a gunman killed 17 people at a Parkland, Florida high school on Februar...


Dozens of Russians wounded in Syria: Russian FM

The US coalition on February 7 struck a formation attacking a position of the Syrian Democratic Force east of the Euphrates river in eastern Syria , killing ab...


Trump and Romney friends again - on Twitter

Trump wrote Monday evening that Romney "will make a great Senator and worthy successor" to the retiring Orrin Hatch . Romney, a wealthy businessman, ex-gover...


7th-grader shoots himself at OH school

Mom said she immediately called the police and found out that the lockdown at the school was very real. Superintendent Christopher DiLoreto said middle school...


Turkey frees journalist Deniz Yucel pending trial for 'spreading terrorist propaganda'

On the same day that Yucel was released, Turkey jailed six local journalists for life over their alleged links to the cleric the government accuses of orchest...


Netanyahu: Israel could act against Iran's 'empire'

The most recent arrests follow what investigators say were interventions by the suspects with telecommunications regulators in the country to fastrack permiss...


Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM resigns

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency following unrest in the restive Oromia and Amhara regional states, according to a state television broadcast. Thousa...


Rohani, Modi reaffirm support for stable Afghanistan

Iran and India signed 14 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and Indian Prime Minister...


John Kelly Outlines Improvements For Security Clearance Process

Kelly, who prizes his reputation for order, veers throughout the document from talking up his efforts to bring order to the White House while also stating that ...


Israel strikes multiple targets in Gaza; Rocket hits Israeli home

Two Palestinians were injured in Israeli multiple airstrikes on facilities belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, local s...


Woman poses as a man, marries two women for dowry in Uttarakhand

She told the Uttarakhand woman, identified as Kamini, that she was the son of a businessman from Aligarh, said the police. The second woman had attended Krish...


Turkey and U.S. to step back from brink over Syria

Turkish police used tear gas on anti-US demonstrators in Ankara who were protesting in the wake of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to the count...


Barnaby Joyce: Australia PM's remarks 'inept', Deputy says

Joyce warned that any pressure on the Nationals to dump him "locks people in as they lock-in behind the leader". Labor's Anthony Albanese said Malcolm Tu...


Archbishop Desmond Tutu resigns as Oxfam ambassador over charity's sex scandal

No report of sexual abuse of aid recipients was reported. Last week, the British newspaper The Times reported that in 2011 Oxfam tried to cover up claim...


Over 3400 civilians killed in 2017 in Afghanistan

Things have not improved so far in 2018, and he warned the United Nations is concerned it will see "greater harm this year". The air campaign by worldwide and...


India says Pakistan "will pay" for Kashmir "misadventure"

Responding to a question regarding the recent comments of India's defence minister, he rejected the Indian allegations and said that now familiar Indian tendenc...


GOP ahead of Democrats heading into midterm elections, Trump more popular

Republican James Buchanan , meanwhile, son of GOP Congressman Vern Buchanan , came away with 44.8 percent and Libertarian Alison Foxall , 3 percent. Steve Lo...


Student brings unloaded gun to Lee's Summit North High School, administrators say

Weapons of any type are not permitted on or near school property. The arrest was the second of three in North Texas on Thursday involving students bringing a ...


Fifty Shades Freed fans sob in cinemas: 'I'm choked up'

The movie, starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson , stormed to the top of the North American box office with $38.6 million (GBP27.9 million) over the weeke...


Pakistani Taliban deputy Khalid Mehsud 'killed in drone attack'

His influence can be seen from how he defied Mullah Fazlullah - who officially became the third TTP leader after Hakimullah's death in a drone strike in 2014. "...


Woman Fell Asleep With A Headache And Woke Up With British Accent

Myers, who said she also suffers from Ehlers-Danlos, a condition that makes skin elastic and joints flexible to the point of dislocation, is now seeking treatme...


New Horizons probe captures images at record distance from Earth

These images, which have since been released to the public, have set the new record for the most distant images ever taken. Prior to New Horizons' star shot...


United States drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

However, reports have surfaced alleging that at least five Russian men fighting informally with pro-government forces were killed in last week's clashes. The ...


South African President on 48 hours' Ultimatum to quit

Ramaphosa narrowly defeated Zuma's ex-wife and preferred successor, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, in the leadership vote, forcing him to tread carefully in handlin...


Russian Federation targeting 2018 elections, U.S. intelligence chiefs say

Coats said that Russian Federation will continue using propaganda, false personas and social media to undermine the upcoming election. WASHINGTON , D.C. None...


Martin Schulz resigns as leader of Germany's Social Democrats

The most urgent matter for the SPD is to get a new leader in place after Martin Schulz said last week he would quit to allow the party to regroup. But Oetti...


PM Narendra Modi bats looking at keeper, says Rahul Gandhi

He lashed at the BJP government saying that in the previous BJP government reign, from 2008-2013), three chief ministers, BS Yeddyurappa , Sadananda Gowda, a...


Winnefeld on US Clash with Syrian Forces

According to the US Central Command (CENTCOM), coalition advisers were present in the area that was attacked by pro-government forces in Deir Ezzor province lat...


Duterte terminates Canada chopper deal

Bell Helicopter said the Philippine military would use the aircraft "for a variety of missions such as disaster relief, search and rescue, passenger transport a...


Oxfam accused of failing in its 'moral leadership' over Haiti sex scandal

Britain's International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt warned today Oxfam must hand over to authorities any information it has collected on a "shocking"...


16 terrorists killed in Sinai operation: Egypt army

The military has launched security campaigns in the North Sinai area, in which some terrorists are based. Suspicion for that attack fell on an affiliate of th...


Prominent Pak activist Asma Jahangir passes away

Jahangir was arrested in 2007 by the government of then-military ruler Pervez Musharraf and held under house arrest. Her daughters were kidnapped and assaul...


Major Senate Budget Deal

He begins the statement with, "This is no way to run a country". A congressional source familiar with the agreement said it would increase non-defense spendin...


Weather: Next round of snow Saturday night into Sunday

Computer model projection of ice accretion through Sunday afternoon. Higher amounts in the 2 to 3 inch range will be possible north of I-70 and around 2 inche...


Noteworthy Stocks to Watch For: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

About 14.47 million shares traded or 1.65% up from the average. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) last session's volume of 25.77 million shares was higher ...


Israel Launches Airstrikes In Syria After Fighter Jet Crashes

The IDF said its pilots managed to eject themselves and land safely inside their territory. "Our policy is clear: Israel will defend itself against any aggr...


While Forces Expected Strike In Kashmir, Fidayeen Struck Jammu Camp

Defence spokesman Lt Colonel Devender Ananad said in a statement as part of the ongoing operation at Sunjwan in Jammu that the Army has killed two heavily arm...


Burj Khalifa lights up with Indian Tricolour as PM Modi Visits

While expressing that "support for Palestinian interests in our foreign policy has always been a priority" Modi said India hopes for Palestine to soon become a ...


Chicago in the bullseye as heavy winter storms pummel Midwest, Great Lakes

Airlines also have cancelled hundreds of flights at O'Hare and Midway airports. Winter storm warnings were issued by the National Weather Service for parts of...


Georgia officer killed while trying to serve arrest warrant

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman Nelly Miles said she did not yet have details about the shooting. A police officer was killed and two deputies were ...


Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu

Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control. " The flu is incredibly hard to predict, and we don't know if we've hit the peak yet". Since 2007, the ea...


1 killed in Libya mosque explosion

The devices, placed in bags at the mosque doors, appear to have been activated remotely using a mobile phone, a military source said. No group has claimed res...


Fife braced for ice and snow

Showers will be more frequent in the west and north of the country. Heavy snow showers are expected to follow on from a spell of rain, sleet and hill snow wit...