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US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Pence on Monday had travelled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea, where he warned North Korea's leaders that after years of testing the USA and So...


GM announces China version of hybrid Volt

As part of the plan, the Swedish auto maker will also offer a plug-in hybrid version of every new model it makes. However despite government subsidies for wha...


Pence Promotes Trump's Economic Plans, Visits USS Rondald Reagan in Japan

The U.S. military said on April 10 that the aircraft carrier strike group Trump was referring to had been ordered to "sail north and report on station in the ...


Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani gave a toll of 90. Locals told CNN that more than 3,000 families had fled the district in the past year ...


Protests in Istanbul over disputed referendum results

Opposition parties have complained of a series of irregularities, particularly an electoral board decision to accept ballots without official stamps, as require...


Families gather after Egypt church attack, state of emergency approved

A few hours later, a second explosion took place outside St Mark's Cathedral in the coastal city of Alexandria, killing 17 people, including four policemen, a...


Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

Afghanistan's forces, suffering enormous casualties and a leadership marred by indecision and corruption, have struggled to put up a defense. "Here we have se...


Georgia House race to high-stakes runoff as Trump wades in

Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff didn't win yet, but he exceeded expectations in a hotly contested primary for a Georgia congressional seat that h...


Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez's death

He was brought to UMass-Memorial Health Alliance Hospital in Leominster where he was pronounced dead about an hour later. Prison officials say Hernandez did n...


Kashmir: EC's re-polling decision leaves veteran politicians baffled

Roads were deserted; security checkpoints and pickets dotted every neighbourhood, and only a handful of people ventured out in the curfew-like nervous calm. The...


Putin told Tillerson why US-Russian ties in bad state

In the U.S., Trump sought to tamp down speculation he'll intervene militarily against Assad, who is being backed by Russian forces. The US administration has ...


US 'concerned' about Venezuela mass protests after boy, woman killed

Mr Maduro says that beneath a peaceful facade, the protests are little more than opposition efforts to start a coup to end socialism in Venezuela. Opposition le...


Mary Keitany breaks record with third London Marathon win

Other marathoners faltered off the hot pace. Keitany will head to August's World Athletics Championships in London hoping to have a happier experience than ...


Afghan officials: 100 casualties in Afghanistan attack

Two of the attackers blew themselves up and seven were killed in the assault near Mazar-i-Sharif city on Friday which lasted several hours and targeted soldiers...


Emerging Emails Claim to Show Liberal Campaign to Oust Bill O'Reilly

On Friday, Wallace responded in a statement: "More than seven years ago, I engaged in a playful discussion with former FOX Business host Don Imus". Reports ...


Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

But Republican politicians and aides to party leaders, conservatives and moderates alike, were sceptical that the House would vote next week on the health legis...


Israeli Defense Officials: Assad Still Has Chemical Weapons

Briefing reporters, he said Israel estimates Mr Assad still has "between one and three tons" of chemical weapons. CNN said according to one United States defe...


Adidas sorry for email saying 'you survived' Boston Marathon

Afterward, Adidas tweeted a message apologizing for the "insensitive email subject line". For the 121st Boston Marathon, race organisers have retired bib 26...


Fighters Intercept Russian Bombers Near Alaska

The Russian planes also flew near the Aleutian Islands. No one at the Defense Department regards this as a serious issue since everyone followed the rules. Th...


Bozak's OT goal gives Maple Leafs series lead over Capitals

The first three games of the series have been outstanding, so expect more of the same in Game 4. Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby made 24 stops. "I said 'th...


Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav Dismissed by BSF After Video Went Viral

The absence of details on this count was striking since the BSF had taken pains to explain the nature of the indiscipline. The BSF initially rubbished the claim...


No Aussies affected in Mosul attack: PM

Coalition forces are still conducting tests on the mortar rounds laced with the chemical agent fired at Iraqi forces, to determine what specific agent was used ...


Greece, creditors agree on key elements of reform package

Under the bailout deal , Greece will have to increase slightly the payout for the lowest pensions, but will slash 40 percent off the highest, with an overall c...


Iraqi Warplanes Target Convoy of Daesh Fuel Tankers in Mosul

But the push against ISIS in Western Mosul is bogged down with Iraqi security forces fighting in a warren of small streets in the old part of the city. Iraqi Pr...


President Donald Trump arriving for Easter weekend

According to the Secret Service temporary road closures and adjusted traffic patterns around the Winter White House will be in place through Sunday evening. Tru...


Rex Tillerson to press Russian Federation on Syrian chemical weapons

Reluctant to put significant troops on the ground in Syria, the USA for years has struggled to prevent Assad from strengthening his hold on power. "We want to...


Pakistan mob kills university student over alleged blasphemy

Mr Rehman, the caretaker, said Khan was alive when the police arrived, but that they did not approach the hostel until it was too late. Several people were ar...


North Korean Official Blames Rising Tensions on Donald Trump's 'Aggressive' Tweets

After taking his second major military action in less than a week, President Trump was asked on Thursday if dropping the "mother of all bombs" on an ISIS targ...


European Rights Court Faults Russian Response to Beslan School Siege

Survivors and relatives of the dead want to see officials, including an officer of the Federal Security Service (FSB) and Alexander Dzasokhov, former president ...


More advertisers say they have ditched Fox's O'Reilly show

On Tuesday, the National Organization for Women demanded O'Reilly be fired from the news channel immediately. GlaxoSmithKline announced Tuesday, April 4, 2...