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Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after deadly blast

Rami Abdurrahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, and Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV said 3,000 people were to be evacuated from Foua ...


Russia Vetoes UNSC Condemnation of Assad's Chemical Attack

Moscow has stood by Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad, saying the poison gas belonged to rebels, an explanation Washington dismisses as beyond credible. "The...


Georgia voices concern over Russian FM's Abkhazia visit

According to President Raul Khajimba, the route's opening will also positively impact the country's economy. Speaking about the Geneva International Discussio...


French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

Her rival candidates were happy to let "immigrants turn France into a enormous squat", she argued. The first round of the elections is on Sunday, April 23. Two ...


Trump to meet with Palestinian president

The Palestinian Authority, meanwhile, apparently does not object to the resumption of talks with Israel, as such a step is seen as a "goodwill gesture" ahead of...


Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'

He says he was once pulled over in West Virginia because he went exactly 55 miles per hour in a work zone where that was the posted speed limit, and a law enfor...


N. Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

Other senior officials joining Kim at the parade podium included Kim Won Hong, who the South Korean government had said earlier this year was sacked from his ...


More than 1 000 Palestinian prisoners begin hunger strike

Barghouti's call for the strike has given it added credibility, with the 57-year-old serving five life sentences over his role in the second Palestinian intifa...


Jeter, Bush join forces in bid to buy Marlins

It's not clear if any other groups are in the running. Jeter retired from baseball after 20 seasons with the Yankees in 2014. Jeb Bush participates in the...


Russian Federation warns of serious consequences from United States strike in Syria

Iran has provided crucial military and economic assistance to Assad throughout Syria's six-year civil war. The governor of Homs, a city roughly 160 kilometers...


Palestinian anger at Israeli refusal to talk to hunger striking inmates

Barghouti, founder of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade and former head of Fatah's armed Tanzim wing, is being kept in solitary confinement at Kishon Prison after b...


Jakarta on Alert as Voters Head to Polls to Choose Next Governor

But the governor - known by his nickname Ahok - lost a once-unassailable lead after a controversy erupted past year over claims that he had insulted Islam, a gr...


Documents provide play-by-play of dam crisis response

But that, too, began breaking apart, and almost 200,000 people were suddenly ordered to evacuate. Scroll through the photos and charts to see just how close to ...


UK MPs back plans for 8 June poll

However, the attacks on her decision continued hours later tin the Commons. May also wants an election now so she doesn't have to be preparing for one in 2019...


N.Korea shows off 'ICBM' during massive parade

He then stepped up to a podium and clapped with senior government officials to address the thousands of soldiers and civilians taking part in the parade at Kim ...


SDLP MP rules out Sinn Féin pact in general election

I think only emphasises the need for unionists to get their act together and for the two main parties to come to an understanding on which seats we contest and ...


Russia: Putin Explained to Tillerson Why Relations Have Deteriorated

It was the eighth time that Russian Federation has used its veto power to block action directed at Damascus. " Russia , as their closest ally in the conflict,...


Pence to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Two days after his return to Beijing, North Korea launched the rocket, widely viewed as a ballistic missile test in disguise, further ratcheting up tensions...


'Who paid for' rallies seeking release of tax returns

Treasury, march organizers said they do care. The rallies were largely peaceful but in Berkeley, California, police arrested 13 people at unrelated gatherings...


Egypt policeman dies in gunmen attack near Sinai monastery

St Catherine's Monastery, founded in the 6th century and located at the foot of Mount Sinai, is one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world and a UNESC...


Israeli defense officials: Assad still has chemical weapons

Even if it is meant as a limited strike, the X-factor is that someone will decide to hit back somehow - Assad through some indirect means, Russian Federation by...


UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

The parliamentary election comes less than a year after Britain voted to leave the European Union, and will likely be dominated by the political and economic up...


Former FMSCI chairman Vijay Mallya arrested in London

The 61-year-old flamboyant businessman has been announced a proclaimed offender by India, was arrested when he appeared at a police station in central London on...


Theresa May: We won't be doing television debates

And Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said the live events should go ahead without the Prime Minister. In 2016 former Green leader Natalie Bennett used this fact as t...


Top court to hear key religious rights case involving Missouri church

The case on its own merits is one or the most significant tests in years of how high Thomas Jefferson's "wall of separation" between church and state will remai...