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UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson renounces USA citizenship

Johnson, who was appointed foreign secretary shortly after Britain voted to leave the European Union in a June referendum, had dual nationality and, according t...


Pakistan Begins Naval Exercises in Response to Indian Maneuver

It is a matter of pride for Pakistan that the defenders of our sea-lanes have successfully and with brilliance been organizing these drills every alternate year...


Arrest warrant for Peru ex-president Toledo over bribery claims

Odebrecht previous year admitted to paying some $800 million in bribes to politicians throughout Latin America including $29 million during the 2001-2006 govern...


Iranian president rejects USA 'threats, arrogance'

The people of Iran who gathered to celebrate the occasion had responded to a call from their Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who wanted his citizens to d...


Trump reaffirms commitment to one-China policy

Officials told the Times that Xi would not agree to speak with Trump until after his public acknowledgment of the policy, which in effect cuts off official go...


Romanian Justice Minister resigns from government

The original decree would have decriminalised abuse of power offences where sums of less than €44,000 (£38,000; $47,500) were involved. "However, it was not eno...


Turkish President signs constitutional reforms expanding his executive powers

The Turkish parliament approved the 18-article bill last month with 339 votes in favour, nine more than what was needed to put the proposals to a referendum. ...


Wales 'embrace' England challenge

May and Wood are both named on the bench with the rest of the side unchanged after Saturday's opening 19-16 victory over France at Twickenham. "We've got extrem...


At Least Four Wounded in Suspected Shooting Attack in Central Israeli City

The man was arrested uninjured while still carrying the gun, they added. A fifth person was injured in the chaos following the shooting when a mob mistook him...


Senate confirms receiving President Buhari's letter to extend vacation

On the day he was due to return from what was seemingly a simple 10-day vacation in the United Kingdom, Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has rocked the co...


Beset by economic, political woes, Nigerians protest for change

The protesters are agitating for better living conditions for Nigerians. "Unemployed people are hungry and angry". Buhari's prolonged absence from Nigeria h...


Freezing rain brings icy glaze to Ontario. See photos here

However Toronto Hydro said earlier Tuesday that they were anticipating outages as a result of the freezing rain. Hazardous road conditions should be expected ...


In a fragile Somalia, the parliament chooses a new president

Celebrations erupted in various parts of Eastleigh following the announcement that US-educated former PM Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo had won the presidential elec...


GM to pay UAW members $12K in record profit sharing

GM's operating profit on a per-share basis was $6.12, up 22% from 2015. Some union workers at General Motors are about to get a record profit sharing amount t...


Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates A Major Anniversary With Major Sapphires

She has sat for 130 official portraits and in 2012 she became the second British monarch to celebrate a diamond jubilee. George was 56 at the age of his d...


Andrea Giesbrecht guilty of hiding six dead infants in locker

Giebrecht faces up to 12 years in prison as each charge carries a maximum sentence of two years. Storage company staff found the bodies in her locker after sh...


Sports official: HB 2 'closing window' on NCAA events in North Carolina

North Carolina institutions are bidding to host 133 championship-level NCAA events over the next six years. The Republican-backed legislation blocks North Carol...


Afghan civilian casualties hit all-time high, says UN

He said foreign forces were the major perpetrators of Afghan civilian casualties as they dropped tons of bombs on people and raided homes. The U.N. mission sa...


'What do you think, our country's so innocent?', asks Trump

Asked whether he respected Mr Putin , the USA president replied: "I do respect him. well I respect a lot of people". Trump's response? American leaders kil...


Mike Pence calls federal judge's order to block Trump suspension 'frustrating'

The charged rhetoric has raised questions over whether the United States will abandon commitments it made under a landmark deal - negotiated with several world ...


Sheela Balakrishnan is no longer advisor to Tamil Nadu government

Deepa said she would announce her next course of action on February 24, the birthday of her aunt Jayalalithaa, who died on December 5. Meanwhile, reversing th...


Bannon, Priebus Meet with Australian Ambassador After Refugee Agreement Flap

She said Mr. Turnbull went into the conversation with the mentality that "to confront a bully, you need to bully back". The Obama Administration agreed to t...


Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Set To Appear In Brooklyn Court

At the hearing, defense lawyers complained to U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan that the restrictions make it hard for him to make decisions with them about how t...


Merkel presses Turkey's Erdogan to uphold freedom of opinion

Merkel will meet with both Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and is set to discuss an all-important deal she brokered past year between Turkey and B...


Priebus Says Travel Ban Will Not Affect Green Card Holders 'Going Forward'

Asked to confirm whether it would actually not impact green card holders from the seven countries, he said, "Well, of course it does". "We don't want people who...


Marine Le Pen refuses to repay €300k of 'misspent' European Union funds

France24 reported that the repayment order comes at a bad time for Le Pen, who has admitted failure in securing loans from French banks in order to run her pres...


Canada says Quebec City mosque attack that killed 6 is terrorism

She said some of the wounded were gravely injured and said the dead were approximately 35 to 70 years of age. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, has been charged wi...


Hillary Clinton Re-emerges, Announces New Book

The advance Hillary received for her new book was presumably less than the $14 million she reportedly received for Hard Choices , the failed memoir she wrote...


United Nations envoy asks Security Council to put off Syria talks in Geneva

Muslet rejected the suggestion that the opposition was responsible for the delay in talks, which he said was "not in the interests of the Syrian people". Syrian...


Trudeau talks trade, jobs with Mexico's Pena Nieto in phone call

Despite Trump's divisive initiatives, including building a wall along the US-Mexico border, Videgaray said , "We are going to. maintain dialogue and we are goi...