Turkish soldier killed in Syria attack, Kurdish militia blamed

Turkish-backed militants seized Jarablus from the Daesh Takfiri terrorists on Wednesday, following an incursion by Turkey's military that involved tanks and special forces supported by U.S. A Turkish official told Reuters even heavier air strikes cou... More..

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European Union trade chief says many countries show support for TTIP
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

European Union trade chief says many countries show support for TTIP

The talks have been carried out in "obscurity" and "the Americans have given nothing", he said . French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday said negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Part...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

USA and India sign agreement to share military bases

The Logistics Exchange Memorandum Of Agreement allows for reciprocal exchange of logistic support, supplies, and services between the two armed forces. We are working to grow our partnerships even further to su...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Red Sox place Andrew Benintendi on disabled list

Holt, making just his fifth start of the year at third, made a quick counterclockwise turn after snagging a grounder by Logan Forsythe before gunning him down for the final out. Mikie Mahtook ended a stretch of...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

USA military logistic deal could irk China, Pak

This needs to be leveraged to incubate a U.S. style military-industrial complex in India that not only creates jobs and furthers self-sufficiency in defence procurement, but also makes India a defence exporter ...More..

France's Sarkozy says would change constitution to ban burkinis
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

France's Sarkozy says would change constitution to ban burkinis

The French government can not implement a nationwide anti-Muslim swimsuit ban, as such a law would be "unconstitutional and ineffective", Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said. The stand-off has created a di...More..

Trump surrogate apologizes for spreading doctored image of Clinton in blackface
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Trump surrogate apologizes for spreading doctored image of Clinton in blackface

Schwartz wouldn't talk to the Times about his conversations with the Clinton campaign, but said he believed the Democratic nominee could be successful in her efforts against the Republican if she remained "ca...More..

Naked breasts represent France better than a headscarf: French PM
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Naked breasts represent France better than a headscarf: French PM

France's prime minister took the debate on the burkini ban to new levels when he invoked one of the country's national symbols ― the figure of Marianne ― to imply that baring one's breast is more representati...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Saudi power relay facility hit by projectile from Yemen

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir said that the new initiative would give the UN Yemen envoy a "road map" of sorts to use when negotiating with the warring parties. Yemen's internationally recognised ...More..

Gabon opposition candidate says he has been elected president
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Gabon opposition candidate says he has been elected president

European Union observers said the vote in the oil-rich Central African country was "managed in a way that lacked transparency". "The general trends indicate we're the victor of this important presidential ele...More..

Trump to clarify immigration stance
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Trump to clarify immigration stance

But by Thursday, he was ruling out any kind of legal status - "unless they leave the country and come back", he told CNN. "Every time an African-American citizen, or any citizen, loses their job to an illeg...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Saudi power relay facility hit by projectile from Yemen - agency

The Yemen war has killed more than 6,500 people and displaced some 3 million. Yemeni Houthi rebels have declared their readiness to resume peace talks with the government if all the hostilities in the count...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Kerry in Bangladesh for talks on security, human rights

Sheikh Hasina also said that she had already arranged video conferences with the cross section of people of the 64 districts of the country to mobilize public opinion against terrorism and militancy. Security...More..

Republicans ask Clinton Foundation to produce State Department correspondence
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Republicans ask Clinton Foundation to produce State Department correspondence

But the Manhattan mogul who himself was among at least 40 who donated $100,000 each told NH1 News he didn't do so to seek access and a favour from Hillary Clinton. Again, not the greatest optics. If the Clint...More..

Brazil's Senate removes President Dilma Rousseff from office
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Brazil's Senate removes President Dilma Rousseff from office

Opponents accused Rousseff of mismanaging the federal budget and neglecting to make needed changes as the economy began slowing down. While the vote to oust her from office was decisive, a motion to bar her f...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Barack Obama's Syrian Refugees: Mission Accomplished

Less than a year ago, in response to an historic global refugee crisis, involving millions of Syrians in flight from violence and conflict, President Obama directed his Administration to increase the number of ...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Kyrgyzstan vows to punish those responsible for terror attack on Chinese embassy

China condemned the attack and urged Kyrgyz authorities to "quickly investigate and determine the real situation behind the incident". The suicide gun and bomb attack, which Turkey blamed on IS jihadists, lef...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Quake hits off East Cape

Cheryl Harrison wrote on Facebook from Te Puia Springs, 101km north of Gisborne, that her house "was having a kanikani (dance)" when the 5.7 quake struck. "Wow, what a shake", said Herald reader Tam Lindsay. ...More..

Bangladesh cops storm militant hideout, kill Dhaka cafe attack mastermind
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Bangladesh cops storm militant hideout, kill Dhaka cafe attack mastermind

Some analysts believe Chowdhury acted as a coordinator for the Islamic State militant group in Bangladesh and northeastern India. Attackers killed 20 hostages and two policemen at the Holey Artisan Bakery i...More..

Bills add another linebacker, Humber; cut kicker Jordan Gay
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Bills add another linebacker, Humber; cut kicker Jordan Gay

At 5-foot-11 and 232 pounds, Humber established a niche playing special teams. Humber began his career in 2009 with the Indianapolis Colts before then moving on to the New Orleans Saints during the 2010 seaso...More..