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Iraqi government: IS downs army helicopter over Mosul

Reuters reported that one eyewitness had seen the body of his relative strung up from an electricity pole along with three other men who had attempted to esc...


White House: Trump Congratulates Erdogan After Disputed Win

Turkey's decision to vote away its constitutional checks and balances makes us value ours even more. Others protested in the streets of Kadikoy on the Asian...


Opposition to challenge votes on expanding Erdogan's powers

They criticised a decision by electoral officials to allow voting papers without official stamps to be counted, saying it opened the way for fraud. Worldwid...


Police helicopter crashes in eastern Turkey

Reaching the wreckage of the helicopter took two and a half hours, he said. The crash site was an area close to the village of Sarigul, at an altitude of near...


Here's why everyone is talking about free school meals

On Thursday, the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn announced that a Labour government (if elected) would make school dinners free for all primary school pupils. Labou...


Ecuador election council agrees to recount 1.3 million votes

Moreno won 51.16 per cent of valid votes versus 48.84 per cent for his opponent Guillermo Lasso, with 99.65 percent of votes counted, according to the electoral...


Donald Trump congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on his huge power grab

In Istanbul, hundreds of demonstrators opposed to the amendments marched in a central neighborhood late Sunday, clanging pots and pans. Trump, whose presidenc...


Overturned Big Rig Dangles Off Edge Of I-95

The driver of the truck told troopers he was trying to make a U-turn on the ramp when he lost control, causing the truck to flip over. At this point, official...


Attorneys seek emergency stay for Mexican mom of 4 kids

Her attorneys say her family has been targeted by drug cartels in her homeland. "We're obviously disappointed with the court's ruling, but we still encourage ...


Are you a typical West Australian?

Semmens is educated and does between five and 14 hours of unpaid domestic work per week. That's in stark contrast to the first census back in 1911, when the t...


IS now controls less than seven percent of Iraq: army

Three members of the same family were killed by a USA -led coalition in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, according to a local anti-terrorism officer. Rasool sai...


UK leader seeks snap June 8 election to bolster Brexit hand

Of almost 19,000 people who took the poll, asking whether Jeremy Corbyn was electable, only 33% said that he was. May will have to secure a two-third majority...


Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc

Though Kushner called off investing hundreds of millions of dollars in Chinese real estate just a year ago, Chinese imports of Ivanka Trump's merchandise report...


Second carrier group is primed as Trump turns up the pressure

In addition, South Korean media said last week three US aircraft carriers - the USS Vinson, USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan - were directed to sail to the Kore...


Four other times Britain called a snap general election in history

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election on June 8, following a Cabinet meeting. "Ultimately, we see potential for...


Eurogroup chief is "positive" on breakthrough in Greek talks

The announcement was made by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, head of the eurozone finance ministers' group and Dutch finance minister, during a news conference in Valletta...


Iraqi Forces Waging Battle for Old City of Mosul with Drones

ISIS split from al Qaeda in 2014 and the two groups have since waged an acrimonious battle for recruits, funding and the mantle of global extremism. MOSUL, Ir...


RK Nagar bypolls: Complaints of cash, gift distribution abound, EC takes action

Chennai: The V.K. Sasikala faction of the AIADMK, which is in power, has been accused by opposition parties for widespread bribing of voters in R.K.Nagar consti...


Thousands fill St Peter's Square to hear Pope Francis celebrate Easter Mass

Pope Francis celebrated Easter Sunday mass with tens of thousands of people who faced heavy security checks in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican . He highlig...


Jeff Sessions Announces a New Crackdown on Immigrants and "Filth"

Josh Breisblatt, a policy analyst at the American Immigration Council, said the attorney general's prosecution directive effectively makes illegal entry prosecu...


Zola resigns as Birmingham slip close to drop zone

The Italian took charge in December with Blues seventh in the Championship, but won only two of his 24 matches in charge in all competitions. The Blues come i...


Border turns quiet under Trump amid steep drop in arrests

WASHINGTON ― The Trump administration still has no idea what the president's promised "impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, handsome southern border wal...


Mcebisi Jonas resigns as ANC MP

Previous no-confidence motions against Zuma have failed as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party has a commanding majority. Cosatu criticised Zum...


Muslim sisters should get justice: Modi

PM Modi has also advised him ministers to learn "the art of keeping quiet" and not be "motormouths". IE reported that the PM has said that many Muslim Women hav...


Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead

The plane crash landed on a lorry which was unloading goods in the supermarket vehicle park. About 90 firefighters mobilised to fight a blaze, which was quick...