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Feb 19 2018

National MP's had secret WhatsApp group on Barnaby Joyce

Bill Shorten, the main opposition Labor Party leader, said the public squabbling showed the government was in disarray and challenged Turnbull to fire his deputy. "If the...

Feb 19 2018

4 killed in Dagestan church shooting

Police told TASS that the gunman was a 22-year-old resident of the city. Police said the gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on people attending a Maslenitsa ...

Feb 18 2018

India, Iran agree to step up efforts for stability in Afghanistan

According to reports, the two sides inked nine pacts, including a pact on double taxation avoidance, visa liberalisation, ratifying extradition treaty, agricultural coope...

Feb 18 2018

Can Pakistan publically hang killer of Zainab Amin?

Her death brought rampaging mobs onto the streets in search of her killer. Ali was handed death sentences for kidnapping, rape, murder and an act of terrorism, as well ...

Feb 17 2018

Four questions about the Ethiopian PM's resignation

Hailemariam will remain in office until parliament and the EPRDF coalition confirm his resignation from the most powerful post in Africa's second most-populous nation. Ha...

Feb 16 2018

Red Deerians gather at rally for Colten Boushie

One of those guns - a Tokarev pistol - fired the shot that killed Boushie. Wilson-Raybould is expected to meet Boushie's family Tuesday, along with Public Safety Minist...

Feb 16 2018

Four paramilitary soldiers killed in attack in Pakistan

Four security personnel were killed when unknown assailants opened fire at a vehicle carrying them here on Wednesday. The area has been cordoned off while search operat...

Feb 15 2018

Iraq desperately needs $90bn to fix war-torn country following Isis battles

The Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah called on all friendly countries as well as worldwide organizations to meet i...

Feb 15 2018

Asma Jahangir's funeral set to take place in Lahore

In a programme observing National Women's Day at the Arts Council on Monday, prominent rights activists and the event's organisers dedicated the celebration in Asma's m...

Feb 14 2018

Mixed reaction to federal food benefits proposal

In addition to a steep 25 percent cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , commonly known as food stamps , Trump would fundamentally alter how the progr...

Feb 14 2018

Omarosa warns America of Mike Pence, says he's worse than Trump

This week, it was all about the possibility of a President Mike Pence: "As bad as Trump is, you'd be anxious about Pence ", she said . Before the votes were c...

Feb 12 2018

US slaps more sanctions on Pakistan-linked militants

The two-day meeting was a follow-up of discussions on Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) - a joint action plan for cooperation in the area...

Feb 12 2018

Killed, 4 Injured in Helicopter Crash Into Grand Canyon

The incident was confirmed to have occurred in the Grand Canyon West area at about 00:20 GMT. The other four people were treated at the scene for their injuries. Federa...

Feb 11 2018

Sunjuwan attack: Two Army personnel killed

The two slain soldiers are from Jammu . In the initial attack, Subedar Madan Lal Chowdhry, his daughter Neha, and Lance Naik Bhadur Singh were injured. The attack has ...

Feb 11 2018

Half term washout feared as days of heavy rain forecast

Public Health England forecasters have extended a cold weather health alert until Tuesday and today swathes of the country were hit by wind and even some snow. Metrologis...

Feb 11 2018

Decision on Zuma's fate urgent

In an unprecedented move, the state of the nation address , which had been scheduled to be delivered on Thursday, was postponed Tuesday afternoon to give the party mor...

Feb 10 2018

SC to resume hearing in Ram Janmabhoomi and Babri Masjid dispute

Ravi Shankar had also, in November last, met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath who then said "everyone knows where the talks would lead to", especially when ...

Feb 10 2018

Philippine president orders military to scrap helicopter deal with Canada

Canada said it would review the sale, including on human rights grounds, after Philippine Major-General Restituto Padilla told Reuters the helicopters would be used for...

Feb 10 2018

George W. Bush: 'Clear evidence that Russians meddled' in US election

Our democracy is only good if people trust the results. Although Trump was not mentioned by name, Bush's remarks seemed to target him. The former USA president also...

Feb 09 2018

Women Were Given The Right To Vote 100 Years Ago Today

Women, by contrast, had to be over 30 and either had to own a property, be or be related to a member of the local government register, or be a graduate in a university co...