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Ex-South African president Jacob Zuma faces corruption charges

Zuma is suspected of corruption, fraud, money laundering, racketeering and 12 other corruption-related charges, some nearly two decades old. The NPA's decisio...


Russian Federation will 'of course' expel British diplomats after United Kingdom move: Lavrov

Lavrov said Russian Federation will "of course" expel British diplomats and that he hopes the Skripals recover soon so light can be shed on what happened. The...


Investors mull trade, White House changes as trading week winds down

McMaster became Trump's second national security adviser after Michael Flynn was forced to resign from the position amid controversy over his contact with Rus...


Pakistan calls back its envoy; India calls it a 'routine process'

On Tuesday, the Foreign Office had summoned Indias Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh over the alleged harassment of its officials and their families in New De...


Documents link Trump Organization lawyer to effort to silence porn star

Two documents provided by Avenatti - and first reported by the Wall Street Journal - bear Martin's name: a February 22 demand for private arbitration to det...


Russia plans to retaliate after new US sanctions

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said: "The administration is confronting and countering malign Russian cyber activity, including their attempted interference ...


DeVos gets cold shoulder from White House after interviews

DeVos defended her remarks on Twitter, and spokeswoman Liz Hill says the secretary's focus is on promoting successful innovation in schools. "While Secretary ...


Naresh Agrawal regrets comments on Jaya Bachchan, but brickbats fly

New BJP entrant Naresh Agrawal today apologised for his comments on Jaya Bachchan , but that did little to quell the outrage with Union minister Harsimrat Kuma...


Indian Wells: Roger Federer dismisses Filip Krajinovic to enter 4th round

Federer and Djokovic both came into the tournament seeking to become the first six-time victor of the event. Taro Daniel who's ranked 109th in the world k...


Bihar by-poll results, a warning for BJP, Nitish: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Though the RJD lost in Bhabua , the twin victories helped Tejashwi, 28, shed the tag of "bachcha" in politics, as he is often ridiculed by the BJP. The count...


Sensex cautious on weak global cues; TCS cracks 5 per cent

The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE, which opened at 33,818.22 points, traded at 34,022.09 points - up 104.15 points or 0.31 per cent f...


Joy Behar Apologizes for Mocking the Christian Faith

Pence encouraged Behar to also apologize "to tens of millions of Americans who were equally offended". After running the clip of Pence's request, Behar said...


Trump Visits Border Wall Prototypes in California, Talks Design Preferences and Benefits

However, San Diego saw activists already gathering Monday evening, and protests are planned on both sides of the border at the site where Trump will view bord...


Myanmar Brushes Aside UN Reports On Human Rights Violations in Rakhine

To date, more than 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state into Bangladesh, with many refugees providing testimonies of executions and rape...


Carragher faces legal concerns after spitting in young girl's face

And, speaking to talkSPORT host Jim White, Murphy said:"I felt a genuine remorse from him this morning". "I asked whether this was anything to with the fact...


Trump says goodbye to 'globalist' economic adviser Gary Cohn

Politically, the key question is whether the rest of the Republican party follows him. "I want to see the photo of President Trump crying with, I don't know, ...


Kisan Long March, Tamil Nadu forest fire, PM Modi: Top trending stories

He also said the trekkers had not taken the permission or security for going to the deep forest area. Those rescued by teams that had been combing the forests...


The Latest World Rankings Are Out & It's Good News For Ireland

Maitland, a former Super Rugby victor with the Crusaders, has scored eight tries in 33 tests for Scotland since 2013. Adding to the difficulty of England's...


Are the Austin, Texas bombings race related?

The twin bombings followed an initial blast on March 2, when a 39-year-old man was killed - also after opening a parcel bomb. "If you receive a package that y...


TCU 1 Of 7 Big 12 Teams Heading To NCAA Tournament

The Big East's regular-season champ suffered an early conference tournament exit to Providence but still have the credentials. It seems like every year ther...


ED asked not to arrest Karti Chidambaram for now

The agency still has the option of keeping him in custody for three more days under the law which mandates 15 days of police custody, subject to a court order. ...


Turkish-backed rebels advance on Kurdish-held Syrian town

Turkish armed forces are besieging the Syrian Kurdish-controlled district of Afrin in northern Syria, Turkey's president has said. "Today, there were also ...


'I DO NOT CARE': Vladimir Putin responds to alleged USA election interference

In an interview with the US TV network NBC , the Russian president was asked if he condoned the interference by 13 Russian nationals and three Russian compan...


Supervillain Martin Shkreli Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison, Weeps in Court

Defense attorney Benjamin Brafman described Shkreli as a misunderstood eccentric who used unconventional means to make his defrauded investors even wealthie...


North Korea talks invite vindicates isolation strategy: US Vice President Mike Pence

The American leader initially proposed holding the summit in April. The Pyongyang Times ran a piece condemning President Trump personally, without mention...


11 countries officially sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement despite USA absence

Chile did not give up and promoted a meeting in Viña del Mar in 2017, and Japan , one of the colossuses of the world economy, closed ranks to boost the pact, ...


There's no such thing as "Daylight Savings Time"

In parts of ME, for example, between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the sun sets before 4 p.m. - more than an hour earlier than it does in Detroit, at the other en...


May defends Saudi ties as Crown Prince get royal welcome in London

May later met Prince Mohammed, extending a warm diplomatic welcome to the conservative kingdom's heir apparent. Both countries sense an opportunity to broaden...


European Union plan to avoid hard Irish border unacceptable, says Arlene Foster

Senior DUP members have concluded a "constructive" meeting with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier . Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Fo...


PNB scam probe widens to include private lenders

Meanwhile, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has also written to all lenders that have had exposure to Modi and Choksi firms and directed them to submit document...


France to set age of sexual consent after rape outcry

It would be the first such law in France , which now does not have a rule saying a child under a certain age is considered incapable of consenting to sex. Inst...


Volkswagen predicts 'renaissance' for embattled diesel cars

The manufacturer is to boost further sales of petrol-electric hybrid cars which already account for almost half (45 per cent) of sales in the United Kingdom pre...


Assembly poll results: BJP enters Northeast with a bang

The party drew a blank in the 2013 assembly elections but won 35 seats this time, while its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFP) won eight. "I thank...


Kremlin rejects USA charge Russian Federation in breach of arms control treaties

The spat came as relations between the powers lie frozen at levels not seen since the Cold War over the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria and accusations that M...


Tripura poll win reflects people's mood for 2019: BJP

It is in speculation that BJP-NDPP combine may form a government with the help of smaller parties like NPP, JD (U) and an independent. His comment comes amid sp...


Trump mocks media - and himself - at Gridiron Dinner

Who's going to be the next to leave? There's Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who Trump slammed on Twitter (again) this week and reportedly has now nicknamed, "...


Man shoots himself dead outside the White House, says Secret Service

The area north of the White House was cleared and cordoned off. Police also draped yellow crime-scene tape along a full block of nearby K Street, where authorit...


Fight against terrorism isn't war on any religion

So what is in store for India and Jordan? Jordanian side has a lot of experience in this matter and both countries have resolved to cooperate on this issue. Kin...


FBI Is Reportedly Investigating Ivanka Trump's Business Deal in Vancouver

The FBI has been looking into the negotiations and financing surrounding Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver, according to a United States official...


Syrian troops launch new offensives in Ghouta in defiance of Russian truce

Movement in and out is prohibited except at a handful of crossings, heavily guarded by both regime and rebel forces. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ...