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'Ransomware' cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

The UK's National Health Service said that dozens of organizations have been affected by the ransomware attack, causing major disruptions to IT systems. Hos...


Hamas elects Haniya as new chief of Islamic movement

Hamas, which controls Gaza , recently published a new, more pragmatic political programme to end the isolation groups, which the West consider a terrorist or...


James Clapper doesn't know if there was collusion between Trump and Russia

The assessment comes amid a mushrooming crisis for the Trump team as questions swirl over why the president fired his FBI director, who was overseeing an invest...


Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

Moon said in his first speech as president he would begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula and negotiate with Washington and Beijing ...


Trump on Russia-Ukraine conflict: 'Let's make peace'

QUESTION: Does the Comey firing cast a shadow of your talks, gentlemen? You're kidding. You're kidding'. After the news conference, Trump met face-to-face ...


North Korea Says it Will Seek Extradition of Plot Culprits

Two American citizens affiliated with a private university in the North's capital have been detained in the past month. Pyongyang accused the Central Inte...


Sakshi Malik Enters the Finals of Asian Wrestling Championship

Of course, Ritu Phogat had triggered the medal flow in the evening for the host, when she got a walkover from Yanan Sun of China in the bronze match of 48 kg cl...


Congress slams AAP for not responding to bribery charges

Bhardwaj, while being taken away by the cops, said Mishra had dented the morale of party volunteers. Earlier in the day, the former Water and Tourism Minister...


Syrian rebels, families start leaving Damascus neighborhood

Though he did not specify who the military police would be, he appeared to be referring to Russian observers already in Syria. The Syrian government has sa...


New Chinese missile can attack aircraft carriers, THAAD

The statement did not say what missiles were tested. The missile test was carried amid China's vociferous protests over THAAD interceptor missiles in South Ko...


India takes Kulbhushan case to ICJ, Court stays Execution orders

We expect that the ICJ, an organ of the United Nations, will act according to the requirements of justice and pass an order keeping in view the bloodbath carrie...


Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

Under the agreement announced by both nations, China will authorise USA beef imports by July 16 while the United States will lift barriers on Chinese cooked pou...


Major gains for Tories in council elections but SNP hails 'emphatic' victory

In truth, the two figures are not directly comparable. By which I don't mean to suggest she has been struck dumb or otherwise rendered mute for the duration o...


PM Modi departs for Delhi from Colombo

It was officially recognised by the United Nations in 1999 and then Sri Lanka had played a very important role and India too had supported the Sri Lankan initia...


Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'

The White House refusal to elaborate left open several questions: Was Trump , as his predecessor had in the 1970s, been covertly taping conversations? I won't...


Russia's Top Diplomat Meets With Trump at White House

This implies that TASS, a Russian state news agency, was Russia's "official photographer", Politico reported . "There is no compelling evidence given to anyo...


Trump hosts Russian foreign minister, envoy at White House

When Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov was asked how the firing might affect U.S. -Russia relations, Peskov replied , "We hope that it will not affe...


Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

The SDF is dominated by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), seen by the U.S.as an indispensable ally in the fight against IS but considered a "terroris...


United States warns against North Korea travel after new arrest

The CIA has created a dedicated unit to monitor Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs amid reignited fears that North Korea's sixth nuke test is im...


Macron's party unveils eclectic mix of candidates for French elections

The party has received and filtered through some 15,000 applications submitted online since 19 January, a representative of the movement said . As many as 14...


EC backed out of 'hackathon', it's sad: Arvind Kejriwal

The AAP and Congress had demanded polling through ballot papers for last month's Delhi MCD polls but the the Delhi State Election Commission said EVMs were "c...


EPA Removes Climate Change Page From Website To 'Reflect Agency's New Direction'

Officials took down one website that appeared to contradict EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's statements on climate change and removed another that provide...


Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe

Yates , appearing before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the election, described discussions with Don McGahn, the Trump White House counsel...


Global investors, top firms urge United States to stay in Paris deal

Trump and Macron agreed during the phone call to meet during a May 25 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders meeting in Brussels, the White House said. Th...


Duterte may be too "tied up" to accept Trump's invite

US and Philippine officials said Trump's calls and invitations to several Asian allies including Duterte were aimed at discussing the escalating nuclear cri...