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Zuma says media fuelled calls to resign

The reported decision to "recall" Zuma comes after marathon talks held by senior party officials that continued into the early hours of Tuesday. The party's...


US Strikes Killed Scores of Russia Fighters in Syria, Sources Say

According to US Central Command, American and Kurdish forces came under fire from a tank, prompting three hours of intensive air strikes against an estimated 3...


Russian passenger jet crashes, likely killing 71

Saratov Airlines Flight 703, with 65 passengers and a crew of six, was bound for Orsk when it departed Moscow at 2:21 p.m. local time, the ministry said. Pres...


Oxfam boss 'deeply ashamed' of charity's behaviour

She said the reports were "a complete betrayal of the people Oxfam were there to help and also the people that sent them there to do that job". In addition to...


Winnefeld on US Clash with Syrian Forces

The new aggression by USA troops and allied countries against troops loyal to President, Bashar Al-Assad, comes at a time when Turkey is developing a strong off...


19 killed and 40 injured Hong Kong double-decker bus crash

Speaking to local media, passengers said the bus was going to fast before the crash. Witnesses told horrific stories of watching dazed and bloody passengers d...


House Passes Massive Budget to End Government Shutdown

Meanwhile, the legislation faces uncertainty in the House, where liberals, led by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , are protesting a lack of protections for...


Weekend weather: Warmer temperatures and rain on the way

Freezing drizzle is expected to develop late tonight . Mostly snow will fall farther north and west of the metro area with a mix of freezing rain and sleet f...


Angela Merkel Criticised By Own Party Over Coalition

The SPD's 460,000 members will have the final say on the whole agreement in a postal vote, the result of which will be announced on 2 March. Merkel, who leads...


Israel downs Iranian drone and strikes Syria, F 16 crashes

He also said one of Israeli fighter jets was shot down during their Syria operation, but the pilot ejected and landed safely. In retaliation the Israeli Air F...


Windsor's unemployment rate sees significant drop

The Saskatchewan unemployment rate hit a mark of 5.4 percent, which is tied for second best, and sits five points better than the national average at 5.9 percen...


Fresh gunshots heard — Sunjwan attack

This is the second major terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir in the last two months. J-K Assembly rocked with protests as BJP members raise anti-Pakistan ...


Rahul Gandhi slams Arun Jaitley, says UPA was transparent on prices

He said, anti-evasion measures will help more collection of tax. Claiming that Chidambaram had changed his view on corporate tax because he was now in the Oppos...


Champagne orders review of controversial helicopter deal with the Philippines

Last year, the Canada-based International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines wrote to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland asking whether the C...


Evidence of Rohingya massacre in Myanmar

The account marked the first time that soldiers and paramilitary police have been implicated by testimony from security personnel in arson and killings in Rak...


North Korea: US Planning 'Bloody Nose' First Strike

Here is a common-sense approach to the nuclear threat from Iran and North Korea. We most certainly welcome China's assurance. "The situation has on the Kore...


Toys R Us jump starts closures, begins liquidation sales

We called and found out they're starting with 10% off on everything, except food and diapers. The Toys R Us locations at 1900 Tyrone Blvd.in St. Petersburg an...


Bangladesh opposition leader Zia gets 5-year jail term for graft

Traffic was thrown out of gear and shops closed as security forces took the 72-year-old politician to the old central jail in Dhaka after the verdict. In her ...


Mattis to meet Turkish Defense Minister Canikli in Brussels to discuss Syria

Referring to the necessity of trying to reach the target of $30 billion in bilateral trade, Iranian president said that developing bilateral relations between t...


Congress nears budget deal, Trump says he would 'love' a shutdown

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the deal with Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on the Senate floor , which would boost military and non-defense spen...


Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj visits Saudi Arabia

Sushma Swaraj termed members of Indian diaspora as the real ambassadors of the Indian community. Saudi Arabia is the fourth largest trading partner for India...


Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union being sold to health care exec

The major question now is what the Soon-Shiong era will mean for the beleaguered paper. He also has stakes in media firm Tronc and the Los Angeles Lakers. T...


Rooney knows where Man Utd will be looking to strengthen in summer

In an interview with RTL 7's Voetbal Inside programme , Justin Kluivert has responded to speculation linking him with a summer move to Manchester United . "...


Trump asks Pentagon for military parade

Critics blasted the move, which would be the first major military parade since after the Gulf War, as means to satisfying the President's ego. After seeing ...


Flu season worst in past 17 seasons, 122 confirmed deaths in Arkansas

Howard Haft, deputy secretary for Public Health Services. "We can't predict a peak", Taylor said. "This is the busiest flu season that I can recall since ...


Maldives supreme court annuls own order freeing political prisoners

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed , who's now in exile, has called on nearby India and the U.S.to intervene in the crisis. In a statement, the jud...


Hidden Maya cities uncovered

Before this discovery archaeologists and historians had speculated the Mayan civilization a decentralized society but this new discovery points to an advanced...


Pak Shelling Indian Positions Again In Jammu And Kashmir's Rajouri Sector

On Sunday, four Indian soldiers were killed and four other persons were injured in the firing in Rajouri and Poonch districts. The Indian Army also said "heav...


Barnier: Leaving customs union will cause barriers to trade

Mr Barnier is visiting London for talks with Mrs May and Brexit Secretary David Davis . March 30 - If current plans work, Britain will start a transition...


Akali Dal MP Naresh Gujral takes on BJP, supports TDP

But he gave the BJP a fright. Over the weekend, the TDP went into an ominous huddle after alleging that Andhra Pradesh has been neglected in the Union Bu...


Fiji beats South Africa 24-17 to win New Zealand Sevens

Fiji has knocked New Zealand out of the Hamilton sevens . Determined to better their performance in Sydney a week earlier, Shujaa collected 12 points, losing...


Intense air campaign slams Idlib province

Another possible chemical weapons attack in Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed on Saturday that the Su-25 pilot had successfully ejected but late...


Suspected militants storm Kashmir hospital to free prisoner

Further details are awaited. Though a police official on condition of anonymity said that it was a militant attack, well placed sources suggested that that th...


LOS ANGELES Students say school shooting was an accident

A 30-year-old woman also was injured, though she was not shot . Television footage has shown police leading a girl away from the school in Los Angeles afte...


China accuses USA of 'Cold War mentality'

Days after Washington published a document outlining it's plans to expand its nuclear capabilities to deter others, Asian giants, China has accused the U.S. U...


Mattis says U.S. has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas

Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon on Friday that the U.S.is looking for evidence to support the claims. Washington said this week that it could consider...


Seriously Hurt After Ontario Crash Between Van And Bus

The crash happened on Friday afternoon along a stretch of the highway, near 27-28 Sideroad. Sgt. Peter Leon says all of the injured were flown to hospitals in...


Stormy Daniels denies Trump affair but plays coy later

According to that WSJ article, Daniels referenced a sexual encounter with Trump at a golf tournament in 2006. The celebrity news website TMZ also has repor...


N. Koreans to Arrive in S. Korea for PyeongChang Olympics

In addition to clearing the 28, CAS also lifted the life bans of another 11 Russians but barred them from competing at Pyeongchang. The42 has just published i...


800 terrorists killed in Syria's Afrin: Turkey's Erdogan

In a later statement, it added a Turkish army tank had been hit in another attack, killing all five servicemen inside. "Of course, this number will increase b...