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Aug 21 2018

Hundreds of South Koreans Head North to Reunite With Their Loved Ones

Some 57,000 South Koreans are waiting to be reunited with their families who might be living in the North. Leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a ...

Aug 21 2018

Africans join Muslims worldwide to celebrate 2018 Eid-ul Adha

Ramadan sees Muslims fast during daylight hours to become closer to God. The celebrations continue with visits to friends and family, exchange of gifts and feasts. Bakrid...

Aug 21 2018

6,000 Still Stranded, Over 1m In Camps In Flood-Hit Kerala

The disastrous flood has claimed twenty-eight lives in Malappuram and 27 in Thrissur. Also Read | Who loves a good flood? Helicopters have been used to airlif...

Aug 20 2018

USA ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash

The bulk of the amount was pledged earlier this year under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Yet Friday's funding cut is the latest Trump administration financial retre...

Aug 19 2018

Vladimir Putin dances with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl

Putin pointed out the intensifying flow of refugees returning home and called on European countries to support the process. Karin Kneissl is set to marry businessman Wo...

Aug 19 2018

Afghan president visits Ghazni after Taliban raid

Most of the victims were students preparing for university entrance exams in a classroom at the Mawoud Academy in an area of west Kabul where many members of the city's...

Aug 19 2018

Thousands Beg for Rescue in Deadly Indian Floods

Thousands of rescuers were continuing efforts to reach out to stranded people and get relief supplies to isolated areas by hundreds of boats and almost two dozen helico...

Aug 17 2018

Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz to become Pakistan’s new Prime Minister

Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), or Pakistan Movement for Justice, won most votes in Pakistan's July 25 general election. The newly-elected National Assembly ...

Aug 17 2018

Four-member Pakistan delegation attends last rites of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

He led the party to its first national electoral victory in 1996, but lasted just 13 days as prime minister before he resigned in the face of a no-confidence motion. Frid...

Aug 17 2018

Trump cancels military parade, plans to attend parade in Paris

About $50 million would cover Pentagon costs for equipment, personnel and other expenses for the parade, the official said. "A great celebratory parade costs money, Mr ...

Aug 16 2018

Korean leaders agree to hold a third summit

North Korea will be commemorating the 70th anniversary of its founding as a communist state, and it has been trying to invite foreign dignitaries to the country for the ...

Aug 16 2018

Air quality at 'unhealthy' level for Portland metro area due to wildfires

Air pollution is increasing due to wildfire smoke and may cause health problems. "It's just kind of something you half-imagine through the smoke", he said. But, he said...

Aug 16 2018

Twitter bans Alex Jones from tweeting for seven days

But Dorsey did state that the first priority of Twitter is to "to put the safety of individuals first in every single thing that we do, and we need to enforce our rules a...

Aug 16 2018

Monsoon rains kill 67 in southern India

People were air-lifted from parts of the state through the night as Kerala battles the worse floods in nearly a century. Last week, the gates of the Idukki dam were ope...

Aug 15 2018

5 things to know about Christine Hallquist, trailblazing Vermont candidate

Hallquist defeated environmental activist James Ehlers, dance festival organizer Brenda Siegel, and 14-year-old Ethan Sonneborn - who got on the ticket because a loopho...

Aug 15 2018

USA ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal

The sanctions are meant to hinder Tehran's acquisition of US currency; its precious metals trade; bank transactions denominated in the Iranian rial; activities related to...

Aug 15 2018

Pennsylvania priests abused over 1000 children

The attorney general said the report exposes a "systematic cover-up by senior church officials in Pennsylvania and the Vatican ". A grand jury report investiga...

Aug 15 2018

Jury could begin deliberations in Manafort trial today

Andres argued that while Manafort did not "choose a Boy Scout" as his associate, Gates' testimony was corroborated by other evidence, including almost 400 exhibits. Manaf...

Aug 14 2018

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

A Saturday morning launch attempt was foiled by last-minute technical trouble. NASA's Parker Solar Probe launches from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canave...

Aug 13 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok fired, lawyer says

During the election, Mrs Clinton was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over her use of a private email server to handle sensitive government documents d...