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Kurdish VP : Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face 'Iraqi threat'

The city has been largely run by Kurdish forces since Iraqi forces fled in the face of an Islamic State advance in 2014. The army officer spoke on condition of ...


West APC Hails Governors, Ministers, Other Representatives in Region

A National Leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, was said to be unavoidably absent as he had earlier made plans to be at the meeting. We are happy that all our repr...


Donald Trump favours revoking licences of 'Fake News' networks

But in a recent tweet Trump labeled the news networks as partisan and distorted. "Not fair to public!" A State Department spokesperson later denied Tillerson ...


Rohingya deportation hearing on Nov 21, won't accept emotional argument: SC

However, it also allowed petitioners to approach it in case of any contingency. The Supreme Court said on Friday that the human rights of Rohingya refugees ...


Trump thanks Pakistan, after army rescues Canadian couple

The only trace of the couple since they vanished had been in the form of videos released by their captors and family letters. The officials spoke on condition...


Nadine Dorries Brands Philip Hammond A "Sour Eeyore" In Brutal Takedown

British Prime Minister Theresa May has full confidence in finance minister Philip Hammond , her spokesman said on Thursday, following criticism from former C...


Korea to conduct joint naval drill amid tensions with N. Korea

The drill is slated for October 16 and will include the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier as well as South Korean vessels. The super-carrier is accompanied b...


Darjeeling unrest: ASI killed, several hurt in police, GJM clashes

They were searching for the head of the party Bimal Gurung, who has been on the run since government prosecutors brought terrorism charges against him over a 10...


Police Officer Shot and Killed in New Orleans

The officer was taken to University Medical Center, where he died. According to WGNO , the officer was a member of the 7th district. When they exited thei...


Turkey army says installing 'observation posts' in Syria

Turkish news media reported that the vehicles carrying the troops crossed into Idlib province late on Thursday. The elements of Turkish armed forces that wi...


Amit Shah defends son Jay, slams Congress

Jay Shah has subsequently filed a defamation case against The Wire and the author of the article. He reiterated that Jay Shah's business, commodity trade, wa...


Family "shocked and heartbroken" after woman found dead in west Belfast

A murder investigation has been opened and on Wednesday, a 23-year-old man was arrested in the local area. He is to face charges relating to theft, fraud and ...


Congress loses elections wherever Rahul Gandhi campaigns

Virtually gasping for survival in the country's politically most vibrant state, UP Congress Committee (UPCC) sees a hope of reviving the outfit by elevating ...


Cross Timbers promoting Domestic Violence Awareness Month

And listeners who want to become donors, we are returning to morning guests chatting about what is happening in Our Community, but that doesn't mean you can't d...


Supreme court dismisses Zuma's 'spy tapes' appeal

Judgement in the eight-year-long court battle will be handed down in Bloemfontein on Friday. In April 2009, then acting national director of public prosecutio...


Boyfriend of pregnant Maryland teacher indicted on murder charge

Wallen was four months pregnant when she was killed. "By no means is this an attempt at confrontation, just looking for an explanation.woman to woman". Police s...


Bangladesh ranks 88th on global hunger index

Over a three-year duration, the country has seen a slide of 45 positions from 55th in 2014. According to the GHI report, more than a fifth (21%) of children i...


Sabarimala temple case: SC refers matter to Constitution bench

The court had on February 20 reserved its order on whether to refer the matter to a constitution bench. The apex court has been hearing a Public Interest Lit...


Belgium New Zealand WWI Passchendaele

New Zealand's heavy losses on October 12, 1917 were the result of an attempt to take a German position at Bellevue Spur. "The 12th of October 1917 at Passchen...


Father of Baby Girl Found in Woods Charged With Murder

He's accused of killing his 15 day-old daughter Caliyah and throwing her body in a wooded area behind their home inside the Eagle Point Mobile Park in Covington...