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From the Archives: Prince Philip Through the Years

He once admitted the curtailment of his career was "disappointing", but said that "being married to the queen, it seemed to me that my first duty was to serve h...


Indian and Pakistani Army trade fire on LoC in J-K

Subsequently, in a statement issued by the Northern Command of the Indian Army, it was stated, "Pakistan army carried out unprovoked rocket and forward mortar f...


Fireworks Cache Explodes in Mexico, Killing at Least 12

Local authorities said the fireworks were being stored in a home behind a church ahead of a May 15 religious celebration in San Isidro, a rural village about 15...


Scottish Labour refuses to rule out council coalition deals with Tories

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will order her Conservatives to forget last week's triumph in local elections and to renew their efforts to work "flat out" f...


French presidential victor Macron marks key wartime date as markets celebrate

Turnout in French presidential elections is traditionally high. But any idea of a fearless new political dawn will be tempered by an abstention rate on Sund...


Frost advisory issued for Waterloo Region and Wellington County

That is when we expect temperatures to be the coldest. As for the temperatures and conditions in the days ahead, the odd cool temperatures continue through th...


Delhi Metro fare hike is a wrong decision, says city government

There will be a total of six fare slabs as against existing 15, with a minimum fare of Rs 10 and a maximum of Rs 50. DMRC Director K.K. Saberwal said the revi...


Syria fighting eases as safe zones plan begins

Iran and Turkey agreed on Thursday to a Russian proposal for de-escalation zones in Syria, but the memorandum the three guarantors signed has not been made pub...


Tiffany Trump Is Headed To Washington -- But Not To Work For Daddy!

The first daughter, a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, will attend classes beginning in the fall. "My friends walk away with a glimpse of al...


Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

He added: "And I could not possibly be more thrilled than to be more than 100 miles away from Washington's swamp, spending my evening with all of you and ...


Syrian FM says no foreign troops on the ground

He added that there would be no role for either the United Nations or other "international forces" in the de-escalation zones, but said without giving further...


Akhilesh expels five SP men, including Shivpal loyalists

Akhilesh came out with a cryptic reply, saying he very well know "aasteen ke saanp" (traitors). Earlier in the day, Mulayam, during a rally in Mainpuri, regre...


Trump to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia, Vatican, meet with pope

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, later said that the meeting had not been confirmed. Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, will be Trump's initi...


Comment: Conservative comeback the story so far of Scottish council elections

So will they allow us to predict the general election result? As Davidson champions her opposition to Sturgeon's plan for a second independence ballot, the n...


Tillerson meets ASEAN ministers to seek support on North Korea

Mr Tillerson called on Asean countries to fully implement United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang, which is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of...


North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

The bipartisan legislation is aimed at thwarting North Korea's ambitions by cutting off access to the cash the regime needs to follow through with its plans. It...


LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

The brutal assault is an infamous moment in American history, ending in the combustion of South Central L.A., as its residents responded to an attack on one of ...


Deal to establish Syrian "de-escalation zones" comes into effect

The ceasefire will last six months and could be "automatically extended" for another six months, Alexander Lavrentyev said Friday after talks in Astana, Kazakhs...


Chechen authorities to investigate reports on sexual minorities persecution

HRC has worked with the U.S. Administration, the U.S. Congress, the United Nations and our membership to raise up our voices to send a clear message that we hav...


Texas officer involved in fatal shooting of Jordan Edwards has been fired

Balch Springs police said officers responded to a report of intoxicated teenagers on a residential street in the 12300 block of Baron Drive Saturday night. Th...


North Korea Missile Test Fails Amid International Condemnation

Each launch , however, gives North Korea information about way to improve, though the primary concern is if and when it will conduct a sixth nuclear test. Trum...


Some People Cited in Ivanka Trump's New Book Aren't Happy About It

NY [U.S.A], May 5: In what can be described as a major faux pas, the U.S State Department re-tweeted a tweet promoting Ivanka Trump's new book , " Women Wh...


Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students rally

Students launched more street protests on Thursday to protest President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the "anti-capitalist" constitution, drawn up by his p...


Do you work overtime? Here's what you need to know

They also say the program will cause employers to offer overtime hours to employees who agree to accept comp time first, denying extra pay to those who need it ...


FBI's Comey defends Clinton email decision, but feels 'nauseous'

As for Comey, he told Congress on Wednesday he was "mildly nauseous" at the notion his decisions to disclose the Clinton email probe might have swayed the 2...


KC(M) wins Kottayam Dist Panchayat with CPM support

CPI's lone member and the representative of P.C. George's party will abstain from the election. Last month, the Congress had invited KC (M) to return to the U...


Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

An Obama-era regulation finalized a year ago, aimed at preventing corporations from stashing cash overseas in a tactic known as "earnings stripping", may fall u...


China Calls for Restraint in Korean Peninsula

The Global Times , an outspoken nationalist tabloid published by the ruling Communist Party's flagship People's Daily , warned in a Thursday editorial that th...


China launches its second aircraft carrier

The Chinese state media said that the carrier, designed in China and built in the northeastern port of Dalian , is not expected to enter service until 2020. ...


Israel official: 870 Palestinians remain on hunger strike

The Palestinian self-rule government in the West Bank told Israel on Thursday that it will stop paying for the electricity Israel sells to the Gaza Strip as ten...