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Aug 12 2016

Putin tells Erdogan he hopes Ankara can restore order after failed coup

Turkey and Russian Federation are on different sides of the war with Moscow giving military support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad whom Turkey repeatedly said mus...

Aug 11 2016

Father of 'Clock Boy' Ahmed Mohamed Files Lawsuit Against School and City

The lawsuit was filed against Irving Independent School District (ISD), the city of Irving and the school's principal on Monday. A previous complaint alleges Nguyen upbr...

Aug 11 2016

UK competition body says customers pay too much for banking services

BANKS must make it easier for customers to save money by shopping around online for better deals. "Our reforms will increase innovation and competition in a sector whose ...

Aug 10 2016

In Miami, Clinton to call Congress back for Zika response

The mother had been infected while traveling in Latin America during her pregnancy, the state said . Dr. Umair Shah with Harris County Public Health says the baby gi...

Aug 10 2016

ANC shaken to core as South African voters look beyond race

He would not disclose any details, other than to repeat UDM leader Bantu Holomisa's and UDM regional chairperson Mongameli Bobani's statements that they would form a coal...

Aug 09 2016

Deepika and Co. advance to quarterfinal

Up 4-2, India could have clinched the issue in the fourth set when they needed a ideal score of 30 with their second set of arrows and equalise the Russian team's score o...

Aug 09 2016

Syrian army tightens grip around Aleppo, says offers safe passage

Syrians walk amidst the rubble in search for survivors following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces in the Maysar neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city...

Aug 09 2016

US Navy ship makes 1st China visit since arbitration ruling

Hua was reacting to reports Japan lodged diplomatic protests to Beijing warning that that it would take firm action over the Chinese naval ships and a fleet of fishing ...

Aug 08 2016

Syrian group demands exchange for bodies of Russian air crew

Despite fierce fighting, they made little progress against regime forces, said the Observatory's director Rami Abdul Rahman. The government, backed by Russian air strik...

Aug 07 2016

Kashmir unrest: 2 more dead, over 200 injured; fresh protests break out

Senior police official in Srinagar told IBNS: "We are trying maximum restraint during the protest and we did not want any fatalities during the stone pelting". Over two...

Jul 07 2016

Angela Eagle subjected to 'homophobic abuse' from Jeremy Corbyn supporters

Former Deputy Labour Leader John Prescott told BBC's " Sunday Politics " show that a party split could still be in the cards if the in-party standoff continues. She had...

Jul 05 2016

Jeremy Corbyn is waiting 'to crucify Blair after Chilcot' before he quits

Mr Salmond, the SNP's foreign affairs spokesman, said that he, and other MPs, were determined that every political and judicial route would be explored to hold those resp...

Jul 05 2016

Dhaka terror attack victim Tarishi cremated in Gurgaon

Ajit Jain, Tarishi's uncle, said there was a possibly that her last rites would be done in Gurgaon . On the night of the incident, Tarishi along with her friends had...

Jul 05 2016

Turkish humanitarian aid ship for Gaza reaches Israel

Erdogan defended the rapprochement deal with Israel, and another with Russian Federation, charging that Turkey needed to broaden its "radius of action" to cooperate on re...

Jul 04 2016

Spain, France reject Scottish role in Brexit talks

Officials briefed on the meeting said Sturgeon had discussed whether there was any legal way that a breakaway Scotland might somehow remain in the European Union once t...

Jun 29 2016

Google marks rare pairing of solstice, 'strawberry moon' with doodle

For Honolulu, the summer solstice officially happened at 12:34 p.m. with our sunrise at 5:50 a.m. and sunset at 7:16 p.m. for 13:25:54 hours of daylight. Europeans called...

Jun 29 2016

Look Up Tonight For Rare 'Strawberry Moon' - Another 'Summer Of Love'?

ET. The reason why this is going to be so cool to watch: June 20 is the only night in June in which the moon is in the sky all evening long, i.e. before the sun goes do...

Jun 29 2016

Summer solstice brings longest daylight

Summer arrived at 6:34 p.m. EDT Monday. While the sun is high in the sky, the moon hangs low, which forces light through thicker air. Those parts of North of the Equator ...

Jun 29 2016

It's here! Solstice, full moon mark summer's official start

It officially occurs at 6:34 p.m. EDT today and marks the longest day, and shortest night, of the year. Since the sun as at its highest point in the sky the moon will b...

Jun 29 2016

Rare 'strawberry moon' lights up night sky on summer solstice

The summer solstice is a lot longer in Alaska than in much of the Lower 48, because of the state's higher latitude. "It's important to mark the summer solstice because ...