Obama to meet Turkish leader in China: White House

Strikes against the YPG are hugely sensitive as the Kurdish group, seen by Ankara as a terror group, is allied with the USA in the fight against Isis in Syria. A Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter helps civilians who were evacuated by the SDF from... More..

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European Union says Apple must pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

The EU alleges that many big companies struck deals with EU countries to pay unusually low tax in exchange for basing their EU operations there. The EU believes sweetheart tax deals help divert investment and...More..

Amatrice prepares for state funeral after Italy natural disaster survivors rebel
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Amatrice prepares for state funeral after Italy natural disaster survivors rebel

Firefighters work to clear a street from debris in Peschiera Del Tronto, central Italy , Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Italian architect Renzo Piano, who met with Renzi on Sunday, has proposed building temporary wo...More..

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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic medals could be made of discarded electronics

However, because of how prized these medals are, and how often top athletes are described being Olympic medal winners, the iconic awards might be a great choice for a symbol of the need for sustainability in al...More..

UN Human Rights head raises issue of access to Kashmir
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

UN Human Rights head raises issue of access to Kashmir

The UN and worldwide community should remind India that it must fulfil its commitment to give the right of self-determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir as per Security Council resolutions, he said. Ind...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Lightning strike kills hundreds of reindeer in the mountains of Norway

So far, five reindeer that survived the storm with severe wounds have been put down. "We don't know if it was one or more lighting strike; that would only be speculation", Nylend said. Other experts have sugg...More..

Teenager missing in sea off Sunderland
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Teenager missing in sea off Sunderland

One of the teenagers was rescued and a search launched for the other. A person is understood to have been taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary. Shortly before 5.30pm, it was reported that the boy had...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

"Stunning" GCSE successes at Denbigh school

When these two core subjects are combined, 76 per cent were awarded a grade C or better in both English and maths. Matthew Skillen who achieved five grade As, four grade Bs and one grade C. "Whatever their ac...More..

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Tropical system expected to strengthen soon

By Tuesday morning, the tropical depression with winds of 35 mph (55 kph) was about 85 miles (135 kilometers) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras and was expected to become a tropical storm Tuesday afternoon b...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Colombia peace deal: FARC to stop the fighting

It led the United States to support the Colombian Government with counterinsurgency aid which sparked a vicious war between the military and FARC, which was formed in 1964. Meanwhile the White House said US Pre...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Huma Abedin says she's separating from Anthony Weiner

This is not about Hillary Clinton or Anthony Weiner, and it's certainly not about Huma Abedin's personal decision to leave a deteriorating marriage. The unidentified woman sent Weiner several photos of hers...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Romanian PM heads to Italy for quake funeral

Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week's quake in Italy. "They came here from towns and village...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks

He said the perpetrators of attacks on Indian soil - in Mumbai in 2008 and at an airbase in Punjab last January - should be brought to justice. "I briefed Secretary Kerry about the continuing problem of cross...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Refugees arrive in state

USA officials on Monday reached its goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by October 1. Under pressure from the worldwide community to increase the pace of refugee admissions, President Barack Obama set t...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Led coalition avoids condemning PYD attack on Turkish army

On Saturday, the YPG, the armed wing of the PKK's Syrian affiliate Democratic Union Party (PYD), targeted a Turkish tank that was deployed in Jarablus as part of the military's operation Euphrates Shield, which...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Canada In Talks To Resolve China Canola Trade Dispute: Freeland

It's a good time to be out of the country. The prime minister has said there's no evidence to support the allegations. "We were very firm in our dealings with China". Both China and Canada remain at odds with a...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

ME governor says may not finish term amid racism flap

The Republican governor then turned to the House Minority leader, a member of the Maine Air National Guard, and said: "Don't you-Ken [Fredette, Republican of Newport], you've been in uniform?" Speaking about ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

US Meets Goal of Admitting 10000 Syrian Refugees in a Year

East Asia has been allocated 13,000 spots, the same as in 2015. A new analysis of Syrian refugee relocation in the United States reveals that no such refugees have been placed in Alabama, in spite - or perh...More..

Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missing
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missing

Hard weather conditions had so far made it impossible to reach the wrecked plane by foot, it said, adding that mountaineering experts would be lowered down by helicopter "as soon as conditions allow". Two helic...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Brazil's Rousseff appears before impeachment trial

The showdown will include accusations that she hurt Brazil's economy with illegal budget manipulations and defenders arguing that she is being targeted by corrupt lawmakers. Supporters, including Workers' Par...More..