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Obama says new US troops in Syria will be essential Obama says new US troops in Syria will be essential

President Barack Obama on Monday announced the deployment to Syria of an additional 250 U.S. special…


Indian-American body launched to campaign for Hillary Clinton Indian-American body launched to campaign for Hillary Clinton

Washington:  A nationwide grassroot body of Indian-Americans has been launched by Democratic frontrunner…


Afghan president calls on Pakistan to battle Taliban Afghan president calls on Pakistan to battle Taliban

Afghanistan's president has called on Pakistan to battle the Taliban rather than try to bring them…


'Better to dance than to beg: Indian Supreme Court 'Better to dance than to beg: Indian Supreme Court

Hearing a plea on dance bars in Mumbai, the Supreme Court today observed that it is "better to…


6 African nations could be Malaria-free by 2020: WHO 6 African nations could be Malaria-free by 2020: WHO

Geneva:  Six countries in Africa, the continent where malaria is most widespread, could be free…


Nepal begins reconstruction of quake-damaged heritage sites Nepal begins reconstruction of quake-damaged heritage sites

Nepal's prime minister has announced the start of reconstruction of heritage sites in the capital…


Pakistan foreign secretary to visit Delhi, bilateral talks to resume? Pakistan foreign secretary to visit Delhi, bilateral talks to resume?

Pakistan foreign secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry will make a day-long visit to New Delhi on Tuesday to…


Number of deaths rises to 32 in Mexico petrochemical plant blast Number of deaths rises to 32 in Mexico petrochemical plant blast

Mexico City:  Mexico's state oil company says that searchers have recovered four more bodies…


Ethiopia ethnic violence kills 14, aid groups targeted Ethiopia ethnic violence kills 14, aid groups targeted

Clashes between different ethnic groups in west Ethiopia have left 14 dead, while UN and MSF offices…


Turkish-Dutch journalist detained over Erdogan tweet Turkish-Dutch journalist detained over Erdogan tweet

Turkish authorities on Sunday released a Turkish-Dutch journalist from police custody but barred her…


Obama rules out ground troops for Syria Obama rules out ground troops for Syria

President Barack Obama has ruled out deploying US ground troops in Syria and says military efforts alone…


Shakespeare's India is exceptionally rich: Indian envoy to UK Shakespeare's India is exceptionally rich: Indian envoy to UK

London:  India was not unknown to iconic playwright William Shakespeare whose depiction showed…


Mum 'had to dump 500oz of breast milk' at Heathrow Airport Mum 'had to dump 500oz of breast milk' at Heathrow Airport

A US mother-of-two has spoken of her frustration that she was forced to dump 500oz (14.8 litres) of…


South Africa's Jacob Zuma in Iran praises 1979 revolution South Africa's Jacob Zuma in Iran praises 1979 revolution

Tehran, Iran:  South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma praised Iran's 1979 revolution…


Nepal holds memorials for earthquake victims one year on Nepal holds memorials for earthquake victims one year on

Nepal will hold memorial services today to remember thousands of people killed in a devastating earthquake…


Serbia election seen as vote on EU membership Serbia election seen as vote on EU membership

Polls have opened in Serbia in a parliamentary election seen as a de facto referendum on whether the…


Polish leaders threaten fate of nearly finished WWII museum Polish leaders threaten fate of nearly finished WWII museum

Poland's conservative government is taking steps that threaten an ambitious new World War II museum…


Solar-powered plane completes journey across Pacific Ocean Solar-powered plane completes journey across Pacific Ocean

A solar-powered airplane landed in California on Saturday, completing a risky, three-day flight across…


Barack Obama embracing ally Angela Merkel on farewell trip to Germany Barack Obama embracing ally Angela Merkel on farewell trip to Germany

London, United Kingdom:  Barack Obama makes a valedictory visit to Germany on Sunday at the invitation…


Obama to use Germany visit to push trans-Atlantic trade deal Obama to use Germany visit to push trans-Atlantic trade deal

President Barack Obama hopes to build momentum during a two-day visit to Germany to help push a trans-Atlantic…


Chief Justice of India breaks down before PM Modi Chief Justice of India breaks down before PM Modi

Chief Justice of India TS Thakur broke down at a meeting in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi…


One Dead In Clashes At Aligarh Muslim University, Office Set On Fire One Dead In Clashes At Aligarh Muslim University, Office Set On Fire

A former student was killed and one other injured during clashes between two groups at Aligarh Muslim…


Man Arrested After Threatening to Bomb Rally for Donald Trump Man Arrested After Threatening to Bomb Rally for Donald Trump

A 20-year-old man was in custody after threatening to bomb Saturday's rally for Republican presidential…


Suicide Attacks in Iraq Kill at Least 14 People Suicide Attacks in Iraq Kill at Least 14 People

Suicide attacks targeting security forces in two Baghdad suburbs have killed at least 14 people and…


Obama, Merkel to Discuss Trade, Terrorism, Refugees in Two-Day Visit Obama, Merkel to Discuss Trade, Terrorism, Refugees in Two-Day Visit

HANOVER, GERMANY—U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss…


The woman who braved Himalayan floods to rescue hundreds The woman who braved Himalayan floods to rescue hundreds

Mamta Rawat, a 24-year-old woman, helped rescue hundreds of people from the 2013 floods in the north…


Syria conflict: Obama rules out ground troops for Syria Syria conflict: Obama rules out ground troops for Syria

President Barack Obama has ruled out deploying US ground troops in Syria and says military efforts alone…


Day 3 of Yemen peace talks winds up without progress Day 3 of Yemen peace talks winds up without progress

A third day of UN-brokered peace negotiations in Kuwait between the Yemeni government and rebels wound…


North Korea 'will halt' nuclear tests if US stops S Korea exercises North Korea 'will halt' nuclear tests if US stops S Korea exercises

North Korea has said it will suspend its nuclear tests if the US stops its annual military exercises…


Ohio shootings: Manhunt intensifies after eight members of family killed Ohio shootings: Manhunt intensifies after eight members of family killed

A huge manhunt has intensified in the US state of Ohio where police are investigating the deaths of…


Hundreds walk pooches to protest dog-walking limits Hundreds walk pooches to protest dog-walking limits

SAN FRANCISCO –  Hundreds of dog owners walked their poodles, corgis, dachshunds and many…


Death Toll From Ecuador Earthquake Tops 650 Death Toll From Ecuador Earthquake Tops 650

Ecuador's government says the death toll from last week's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake…


Beijing to develop floating nuclear platform in South China sea: Report Beijing to develop floating nuclear platform in South China sea: Report

Beijing:  China is edging closer to building its first floating maritime nuclear power platform…


Migrant crisis: Merkel and EU officials visit Turkey camp Migrant crisis: Merkel and EU officials visit Turkey camp

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and top EU officials have visited a migrant camp on the Turkish-Syrian…


Man dumps non-toxic green dye into Alaska creek as a prank Man dumps non-toxic green dye into Alaska creek as a prank

Authorities say the green water flowing in the Ketchikan Creek that caused some panic and drew a response…


Regime bombardment kills 27 civilians across Syria: Monitor Regime bombardment kills 27 civilians across Syria: Monitor

Washington, United States:  North Korea's test Saturday of what appeared to be a submarine-launched…


US warns North Korea over latest missile test US warns North Korea over latest missile test

Washington, United States:  North Korea's test Saturday of what appeared to be a submarine-launched…


Pakistani Taliban claim killing of Sikh politician Sardar Sooran Singh Pakistani Taliban claim killing of Sikh politician Sardar Sooran Singh

Peshawar:  The Pakistani Taliban today claimed responsibility for the assassination of a prominent…


Turkey arrests ISIS suspects ahead of Angela Merkel visit Turkey arrests ISIS suspects ahead of Angela Merkel visit

Ankara, Turkey:  Six foreigners suspected of links to the ISIS group and accused of planning an…

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