Turkey discharges generals, shuts media outlets after coup

The US said on Wednesday it understood Turkey's need to hold perpetrators of the attempted coup to account but said the detention of more journalists was part of a "worrisome trend". Gulen was a long-time ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but... More..

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France church attack second suspect identified

Speaking in the town where the two men took five people hostage during morning Mass on Tuesday, French President Francois Hollande said the attack was a "cowardly assassination" carried out "by two terrorists ...More..

Fed caution hits dollar as Japan anticipation builds
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Fed caution hits dollar as Japan anticipation builds

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) finishes its two-day meeting early tomorrow morning (EST), and after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a 28 trillion yen ($265 billion) fiscal stimulus package earlier this week, the...More..

European Union privacy watchdogs keep open mind on new United States data pact
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

European Union privacy watchdogs keep open mind on new United States data pact

European regulators have announced that Privacy Shield will not be challenged until its first annual review, which is due next summer. It is the first time that the 28 data protection regulators from around E...More..

French ID second church attacker, warning 4 days earlier
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

French ID second church attacker, warning 4 days earlier

Police sources said the warning about Petitjean was received by Uclat, their counterterrorism coordination unit. The man is one of the two assailants responsible for the killing of an 86-year old priest , ...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Obama boosts Clinton; Trump talks emails and Russian Federation

As well as Obama, speakers on Wednesday will include Clinton's vice presidential running mate, Tim Kaine, Vice President Joe Biden, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Leon Panetta, a former defence sec...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

City players warned - don't eat bad at the Etihad

Everton were unavailable for a response when contacted on Wednesday night, though Guardiola had talked about his defence at a press conference in Shenzhen earlier in the day. To do this, however, sacrifices...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

South Sudan's president replaces his rival Machar as deputy

However, Kiir replaced Machar on Monday with General Taban Deng Gai, a former chief opposition negotiator who has broken ranks with Machar and has the support of some other opposition members. Inside South Su...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Future of Labour Party to be discussed in Hereford

Those who are familiar with Labour Party history will spot similarities between Corbyn's speech on Wednesday and the Beveridge report of 1942. Immigration was a key part of the debate ahead of last month's vo...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

20000 teachers will be hired to replace coup plotters

Turkish officials have said they will respect the rule of law, though some commentators wonder whether the purges are targeting opponents of Erdogan who had nothing to do with the coup, thereby strengthening hi...More..

Turkey disbands presidential guard
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Turkey disbands presidential guard

An AKP official earlier said the party would work to prevent any trouble with opposition supporters, stressing that: "We're trying to turn these rallies into an opportunity for national unity and a jointly cele...More..

Clinton wins enough delegates to become presidential nominee
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Clinton wins enough delegates to become presidential nominee

Before the first lady's speech , New York's Daily News tweeted out its planned front page, focused on Clinton-Sanders discord. While her aides believe his past transgressions are old news to voters, they h...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Ram Naik to meet Dayashankar's daughter on Sunday

The Deputy Chairperson P.J Kurien, women MP's, and many other Rajya Sabha Members were offended by the unforgivable remark made by and they all asked for an appropriate action to be taken up against the BJP lea...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Labour MP: Corbyn Tried To 'Bully Me'

In addition to these people, the 380,000-plus members who joined before 12 January, as well as those tied to an affiliated union, will be able to cast a vote. Speaking to Sky News, Smith said he was anxious abo...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

US Encouraged to See Direct China-Philippines Dialogue on Maritime Disputes

It said that within the exclusive economic zone of the Philippines , China had "violated the Philippines' sovereign rights in its exclusive economic zone by: (a) interfering with Philippine fishing and petroleu...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Nun Led To Safety After Priest Killing

O'Malley took to Twitter , saying, "A witness of Christ, Fr. Jacques Hamel , martyr", O'Malley wrote. The attack was claimed by ISIS, which released a video Wednesday allegedly showing Kermiche and his ...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

National Football League clears Peyton Manning of PED use after 7-month investigation

The league press release also emphasised the fact that both Peyton and his wife Ashley fully cooperated with the investigation, which included interviews and the Mannings giving the investigators access into al...More..

Floridians Boo Wasserman-Schultz Ahead Of Democratic Convention
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Floridians Boo Wasserman-Schultz Ahead Of Democratic Convention

Debbie Wasserman Schultz , the outgoing chief of the Democratic National Committee, has joined Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. "I stand with my Democratic family in making sure we win this fall", sa...More..

Trump promises his presidency will bring 'safety'
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Trump promises his presidency will bring 'safety'

Dismissing Cruz's criticisms, Trump suggested he stay off the campaign trail: "Ted, stay home, relax - enjoy yourself". However, a Cruz aide said Thursday that one of Trump's advisers had reached out to the sen...More..

Kaine and Holton Greeted Warmly in Richmond
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Kaine and Holton Greeted Warmly in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Sen. Clinton complained of a "Hillary standard" - suggesting that she faces more scrutiny than other top-level politicians. "And I tell ya, if any of you are looking for that party of L...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Narsingh Yadav cries foul, says food was spiked

The hearing, which lasted three and a half hours, was held in camera with no media allowed, a rare scenario at Nada proceedings in the last few years. London Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt on...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Bill Clinton Tells DNC Hillary Is the 'Best Darn Change-Maker'

The discord between Clinton and Sanders supporters that hung heavy over the first day of the convention seemed to dissipate somewhat on Tuesday, at least before and throughout most of the roll call. In a tone...More..

Wasserman Schultz tells newspaper she will not gavel in party's convention
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Wasserman Schultz tells newspaper she will not gavel in party's convention

He was speaking later Monday and as the evening dragged on, the signs of dissent were less visible. Numerous emails suggested the DNC had strategized to boost Clinton and undermine Sanders. "No, never, not in a...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Democratic National Convention: Scenes from day two

But Obama says Clinton "ultimately said yes" because "she knew that what was at stake was bigger than either of us". If Russia was indeed trying to influence the outcome on the U.S. That's the Hillary I'v...More..

Want an emotional relation with Pak, not a 'need-based' one: HM
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Want an emotional relation with Pak, not a 'need-based' one: HM

The court also asked the government to relax from some place the curfew been imposed after the July 8 killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. Mehbooba led the government delegation which called on S...More..

Indonesia's energy minister to be replaced in cabinet reshuffle
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Indonesia's energy minister to be replaced in cabinet reshuffle

This cabinet shake-up is Joko's attempt at boosting efforts to strengthen the country's struggling economy. The Coordinating Security Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan will become the coordinating minister for...More..

Post-Coup, Turkey's Erdogan Targets Unions, Private Education, Charities and Military
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Post-Coup, Turkey's Erdogan Targets Unions, Private Education, Charities and Military

This is not something we play in a virtual game. Erdogan has accused USA -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who has many followers in Turkey, of masterminding the abortive coup. Turkey is also a key North ...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Debbie Wasserman Schultz steps down as head of DNC

That's worth revisiting now that some of the political winds do appear to be blowing his way. This may be one reason Silverman's speech resonated with these boisterous delegates whereas earlier politicians' s...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

'The Bachelorette' 2016 Finale Spoilers: Jojo to Choose Jordan Over Robby?

What I can tell you is that I'm really happy, and I can't wait for the time where I get to share what my life is like right now. Luke packs up while JoJo cries alone on an airport apron, and it's in...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Twitter Crowns Michelle Obama Queen of the DNC Following Stirring Speech

Hillary did not pack up and go home. His scolding of pundits who carve up America into red and blue states, and his declaration that there is no black or white America but "we are one people" looks largely aspi...More..

Palestinian killed in exchange of fire with Israeli army
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Palestinian killed in exchange of fire with Israeli army

Israeli media reports said Fakih, 29, opened fire on troops as they approached the building where he was hiding. "A terrorist behind the attack in which Rabbi Michael Mark was assassinated on 1 July was kil...More..

Democrat Clinton Wins Historic US Presidential Nomination
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Democrat Clinton Wins Historic US Presidential Nomination

Clinton's husband, former president Bill Clinton, portrayed her in a speech to the convention as a dynamic force for change as he made a case for her White House bid. It may have therefore also helped counter ...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Petition to Extridite Turkish Cleric From US

Campbell, 59, was "one of the top figures who organized and managed the soldiers behind the failed coup attempt in Turkey", the conservative paper's English-language edition said on Monday. Authorities seized w...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

DNC Kicks Off Without Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz at the Gavel

A hack of the Democratic National Committee's system - and a subsequent leak of more than 20,000 internal emails - revealed an effort within the party to support Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders during the...More..

Pokemon Go fans banned from playing the game at Auschwitz memorial
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Pokemon Go fans banned from playing the game at Auschwitz memorial

Both institutions, it's reported , are attempting to get the markers removed from the game. Like many other landmarks, the museum now is a Pokestop - a place where players can get free in-game items. NY maga...More..

Does it really matter who hacked the DNC emails?
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Does it really matter who hacked the DNC emails?

Wikileaks published about 20,000 DNC emails revealing disturbing exchanges between top party officials on Bernie Sanders that humiliated and forced chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to design. Lisa Monaco,...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Susan Sarandon, Shailene Woodley and More Stars Join #ImWithNina Event at DNC

A gif of Sarandon shaking her head looking displeased is making its way around the internet . Some suggested went as far as to suggest she was having a awful time - "literally the worst time". The critical...More..

Convention Began Without Wasserman Schultz on Stage
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Convention Began Without Wasserman Schultz on Stage

Dan O'Neal, 68, is a retired school teacher and delegate from Arizona, said Wasserman Schultz has to be censured. Sanders will address the full convention Monday night. Wasserman Schultz, a representative f...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Bachelorette 2016 Spoilers: Best Moments from Men Tell All

But once JoJo finally heard the words she had been waiting to hear, she realized she was in an entirely different place and she chose to send Chase home, turning his fantasy suite date into a nightmare. Three h...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Turkey failed coup: Tens of thousands in pro-democracy rally

Gulen has condemned the attempted coup and denied any involvement in it. Obama, reiterating what United States officials had said earlier this week, said he told Erdogan his government must first present eviden...More..

Suitcase bomb explodes outside refugee office in Germany
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Suitcase bomb explodes outside refugee office in Germany

German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk had broken news of the event, saying on its website that a suitcase filled with aerosols was detonated in Zirndorf . On July 24, a 21-year-old refugee from Syria kille...More..

Comic-Con Debuts A First Look At 'Wonder Woman'
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Comic-Con Debuts A First Look At 'Wonder Woman'

The first full trailer for the iconic hero's solo film was packed with action and awesome imagery (like watching Gal Gadot pull a sword from the back of her fancy party dress), and gave us a real good look at t...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Turkey's President Erdogan orders closure of over 1000 schools linked to Gülen

Meanwhile, Turkey yesterday staged its first cross-party rally to condemn the bloody coup attempt. In addition to the violence during the insurrection, Turkey has been hit by deadly bombings and other attacks b...More..

Terrorism Was Never Mentioned on the First Day of the DNC
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Terrorism Was Never Mentioned on the First Day of the DNC

Vice President Biden on Tuesday chuckled at the idea of GOP presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump backs federal minimum wage FULL SPEECH: Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood Trump: Sanders wants to...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Bill Clinton: Hillary Clinton Is the Real Deal 'Change-Maker'

As for Sanders and Clinton, the final tally excluded Vermont's votes in favor of the acclimation and came down 2,838 votes for Clinton and 1,843 for Sanders with 55 abstentions. He drew a roar of approval as he...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Tyler officers attend funerals for Dallas brothers in blue

He was married, and his wife Emily is also a police officer. They died Thursday along with three other officers when a gunman opened fire on police during a peaceful protest through Downtown Dallas . Dallas ...More..

Islamic State releases video of German bomber
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Islamic State releases video of German bomber

Amaq reported that an "insider source " said the attacker "carried out the operation in response to calls to target countries of the coalition that fights Islamic State". And last Monday, a 17-year-old refug...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Huge delays for holidaymakers heading to Europe

He also said just one French official had been assigned to check the coaches passing through Dover. "To us and the French tourism is a very important industry, and nobody wants to see people starting their holi...More..

US Oil Prices Hit 3-Month Lows on Growing Oversupply Concerns
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

US Oil Prices Hit 3-Month Lows on Growing Oversupply Concerns

Brent for September settlement rose 15 cents to close at US$44.87 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in Se...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

More than 100 gather in support of Black Lives Matter in Manchester

After Mckesson fended off concerns about some of the more questionable rhetoric to come from #BlackLivesMatter, Cuomo asked for his response to the phrase "all lives matter". Mr. Mixon blamed black voters f...More..