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Narwaz Sharif freed to set up a comeback

Reacting to the Islamabad High Court order regarding release of members of Sharif family, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan on Wednesday said ...


Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops

Russia's defense minister warned his Israeli counterpart Tuesday that Moscow could respond to the downing of a Russian plane over Syria, as he laid full blame o...


Trump Considers Building "Fort Trump" In Poland

U.S. President Donald Trump is " very seriously " considering Warsaw's request for a permanent U.S. military base in Poland, he said on Tuesday. "And I firmly...


4 injured, shooter down in Wisconsin shooting

She said the shooting was "totally unexpected". The woman was seeing being held up as she was taken from Esker Software in Middleton, Wisc ., Wednesday morni...


Kavanaugh's accuser NOT ready to testify against Trump's supreme court nominee

Kavanaugh has said in a statement that he "unequivocally" denies the accusation. "And really it's up to the Senate". "I expect all of the enlightened men in o...


'Impeachment is hell,' ex-Clinton investigator Ken Starr cautions about Trump

Manafort told the judge he wants to plead guilty . "He did so knowingly, intentionally and willfully", Weissmann said. But Zillow estimates don't always acc...


Trump wants $200 billion in China tariffs despite talks, sources say

The two governments have already imposed 25 per cent tariffs on $US50 billion of each other's goods. Last week, the president tweeted: "We are under no pressu...


South Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine

Visiting research fellow Cheon Seong Whun, with the Asian Institute for Political Studies, told VOA there is fundamentally one issue the worldwide community nee...


Russians Accused in UK Poisoning: 'Coincidence' They Were in Salisbury

In this file grab taken from CCTV and issued by the Metropolitan Police in London on Wednesday Sept. 5, 2018, Ruslan Boshirov and Alexander Petrov walk on Fishe...


Met Office Issues Severe Weather Warnings As Hurricane Helene Creeps Closer

A yellow "be aware" alert for Storm Helene covered most of Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. The Met Office has warned tropical storm Helene w...


Puerto Rico unveils new emergency preparations after Maria

The president's tweets came just one day after Nelson launched a new Spanish-language ad that features pictures of Trump and Scott together and says in Spanish ...


Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Marathon World Record in Berlin

It knocked 1min 18sec off the previous record set by Dennis Kimetto, his fellow Kenyan, over the same course four years ago. "They say you miss two times but ...


European mobile roaming not guaranteed in no-deal Brexit

Traders say many investors are reluctant to take out big directional bets on sterling because of the uncertainty about where the Brexit negotiations are heade...


What does Paul Manafort's plea deal mean for Trump?

Manafort is expected to appear in court later Friday morning. But the plea nonetheless makes Manafort the latest associate of Trump, a president known to plac...


Trump ex-campaign aide Manafort to plead guilty in Mueller probe

Manafort was convicted last month on eight counts of fraud, bank fraud and failing to disclose banks accounts. It's unclear how the possible deal might affect...


Reality Check: Is President Trump’s Puerto Rico Tweet Accurate?

The report came almost a year after a much-maligned visit to Puerto Rico by Trump two weeks after Maria, where he implied that residents should be "proud" t...


Swedish election: Main blocs neck and neck as nationalists gain

Victory for the Sweden Democrats means that neither of these blocks got anything close to a parliamentary majority. And rather than countering the Sweden De...


Turkey Masses Troops on Syrian Border, Braces for New Refugees

On Friday, the presidents of Iran , Russia and Turkey failed to agree during the Tehran summit on how to stave off military action on the northwestern prov...


Aitzaz apologises for remarks on Begum Kulsoom’s illness following her demise

Kulsoom Nawaz spent these years in the background, as the daughter-in-law of a super-rich industrial family with vast political influence. It is pertinent to ...


Hurricane Florence: over 1m ordered to evacuate in SC and Virginia

The hurricane has already reached category 4 , with winds up to 130 miles per hour. It's not just North Carolina that is "taking Hurricane Florence serio...


Apple says United States tariffs on China would hit 'wide range' of products

US President Donald Trump's administration has threatened 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese imports, including seafood, furniture, lighting products, tires, c...


North Korea holds celebratory military parade - minus the missiles

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, raises hands with China's third-highest ranking official, Li Zhanshu, during a parade for the 70th anniversary of Nort...


Police raid home of couple who raised $400K for homeless man

The GoFundMe cash, Bobbitt suspected, had been squandered on vacations, a luxury auto and more than one addiction. The couple told The Philadelphia Inq...


UK's allies back conclusion that Novichok suspects are Russian spies

The Kremlin reiterated Thursday that Russia was not involved in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain's Salisbury in ...


Obama less combative in California speech

Obama asked, "Its central organizing principle in foreign policy was the fight against Communism, and now they're cozying up to the former head of the KGB, acti...


US Warns North Korea: No Concessions Without Denuclearization

Kim and Moon previously met in the border village of Panmunjom on May 26 and on April 27, when they signed a historic declaration pledging a common goal of "c...


California Fires: Massive Overnight Growth in Delta, Hirz Fires Prompt Mandatory Evacuations

Underhill didn't know how many homes were evacuated, since she said it's a rural area with scattered residences. The fire was caused by human activity, but no...


Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

When the Federal Bureau of Investigation interviewed him in January 2017, Papadopoulos falsely claimed he had met two individuals with Russian ties before h...


Rescuers continue search for survivors after Japan quake

The 6.7-magnitude quake struck early Thursday , centered about 17 miles east of Tomakomai on the island of Hokkaido at a depth of 21 miles, according to the ...


Iran, Russia and Turkey leaders to meet for crunch talks on Syria

America's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has warned any military offensive in Idlib "would be a reckless escalation". Russian President Vladim...