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Turkish court declines to hear referendum appeal, Anadolu reports

Huseyin Aydin, a lawyer representing Erdogan, said Defarges' comments were not a simple expression of opinion. However, the court rejected its challenge by ma...


2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days

The jihadists had declared an Islamic "caliphate" there in June 2014 after seizing much of northern and western Iraq. "Nothing has changed in terms of air sup...


Trump administration to issue new Syria sanctions

It's one of the largest sanction actions in US history. As Trump dined this month with China's President Xi Jinping during their highly anticipated summit at ...


Senate Confirms Trump's Agriculture Secretary

Perdue's first cousin, although he did preside over the Senate floor during the vote. Some agriculture groups are concerned about the effect of Trump's trade ...


United Kingdom lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

Unsurprisingly, May's opposition isn't happy . Addressing supporters in the capital later, Mr Corbyn will say: "Much of the media and establishment are sayin...


10 killed as landmine blast hits passenger van in Kurram

Local authorities said the van ran over the anti-tank mine on the roadside when it was travelling in Godar area of Kurram agency, a semi-autonomous tribal area ...


Canadian PM responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

The decline in what Canadian processors are buying from the USA has put stress on dairy farms across the country and is leading to increased competition here at...


Turkey hits Kurdish Areas in Iraqi Sinjar, N. East Syria

The group is backed by the United States, which sees it as a key component of the fight against IS. Kurdish YPG militia with and the Peshmerga forces both sai...


Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

Macron, who created his political movement one year ago, has received endorsements from former Republican rival Francois Fillon and President Francois Hollande,...


USA decries attack in Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Kabul today as the country descended further into chaos", reported Charlie D'Agata. "Kelly said that, while in Afgha...


Fact check: Misfires in Trump's AP interview

And the president announced (to the apparent surprise of his own staff) that he would unveil his tax reform plan on Wednesday, before it is fully baked. During ...


Phillies place P Nola on DL

Nick Pivetta joined the Phillies on Tuesday, assigned No. 43 and a locker in the Citizens Bank Park clubhouse, but is now in limbo because he was never official...


Pakistan drops Kamran from Champions Trophy squad

The 32-year-old resigned the ODI captaincy in the wake of Pakistan's 4-1 humbling in Australia, while there was no place for him in the squad for the recent...


Donald Trump to set executive orders on environment, energy this week

Trump has used executive orders to toughen immigration enforcement. Among them: his late March order that directed federal agencies to rescind any existing reg...


Donald Trump: Great For Ratings, But What About Governing?

On Monday, the Associated Press published its interview with Trump in which the president bragged that he helped give CBS' Sunday show Face the Nation its h...


Sheryl Sandberg: 'I felt like a ghost' after my husband's death

Written with psychologist Adam Grant, it also includes research and advice on how people can build up resilience not just after, but before traumatic events hap...


Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

Prospective citizens with a permanent or enduring incapacity, as well as those aged under 16, would be exempted from the English reading, writing and listening ...


Donald Trump says Iran isn't meeting 'spirit' of 2015 nuclear deal

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam SchiffSchiff: Trump breaking Iran deal "a grave mistake" Trump may miss deadline on Russia report Schiff: Dems failed to convey why Russi...


Sources Report 'Frosty' Relationship Between Ivanka And Melania Trump

The situation is worsened by the fact that Melania, the real first lady, still resides in Trump Tower, miles away from the White House. The reporter writes: "...


Council of Europe assembly wants to monitor Turkey again

The decision in the Strasbourg-based Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was approved on a vote of 113-45 after a almost three-hour debate. It also ...


Asian stocks extend gains on bullish Wall Street, euro steady

Shares of NEC Corp shares rose 3.5 percent and hit one-month highs after the electronics giant raised its net and operating profit forecasts on Monday. The doll...


Israel PM cancels talk with German FM in rare spat with ally

Gabriel said it would be " unthinkable " to cancel meetings if Netanyahu met government critics in Germany. The top German diplomat, now in Israel, said he le...


Flynn Likely Broke the Law With Paid Russia Trip, Chaffetz Says

Flynn resigned from his role after the Washington Post reported that, as a private citizen, Flynn communicated last fall with the Russian Ambassador to the Un...


Thousands expected to be evacuated in Syria after blast

At least 43 people were killed after a suicide vehicle bomb blast hit a transit point where thousands of Syrians were awaiting evacuation from two besieged gove...


Iraqi troops capture largest neighborhood in western Mosul

Eastern Mosul was liberated in January, and the Iraqi military claimed Tuesday it had taken control of the al-Tanek neighborhood, the largest on the western s...