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Washington supports Iranian women protesting against compulsory hijab

In one photo which attracted a lot of attention on social media, a cleric is seen atop a telecom box, waving a flag of the Islamic Republic. While hijab pro...


Finances will never be a problem for new health protection scheme: Nadda

Echoing him, Dr Piyush Gupta, managing director of GNH-India, said the scheme would make healthcare more accessible for the poor. "It takes care of hospitalis...


Jimmy Kimmel and Stormy Daniels won the late-night Trump speech analysis

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , earlier this week denied her reported affair with President Donald Trump that allegedly occurred more...


US May Consider Nuclear Response to 'Extreme' Non-Nuclear Attack: DoD

The U.S. government would consider the circumstances of any attack - including a cyber attack - before deciding whether or not to respond with nuclear or conven...


Arizona man who sold armor-piercing ammunition to Las Vegas gunman charged

Haig, 55, said his life has been turned upside down since his name was released. Victor said he hasn't been told whether his client is still being considered ...


Kenya government ignores court order suspending shutdown of three TV stations

US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said the US was "deeply concerned by the government's action to shut down, intimidate, and restrict the media". ...


U-19 WC final: Australia set 217-run target for India

Teams: India U-19 (From): Prithvi Shaw (c), Manjot Kalra , Shubman Gill , Harvik Desai (w), Riyan Parag, Abhishek Sharma, Anukul Roy, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sh...


Trump falsely claims his SOTU TV viewership was 'highest' in history

Forty percent of people surveyed said they watched Trump's speech, 29 percent did not watch the speech but followed news coverage of the speech, while 30 perc...


US Missile Interceptor Test off the Hawaiian Coast Fails

This was also the first time an SM-3 Block IIA missile was launched from land using the Aegis Ashore test complex. However, much was still learned that demo...


US' Mattis says concerned about Syria's potential use of sarin gas

WASHINGTON-The Trump administration warned Syria about an increase in the use of poison gas against civilians, despite last year's cruise-missile strike aimed a...


He saw his shadow: Punxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of winter

Another secret is how Phil gets from his home at the library to the big event at Gobbler's Knob , a clearing in the woods outside of town. The origins of...


No 'counter FIR' by army in Shopian killings

The police have registered an FIR against the soldiers of the unit, charging them with murder. This comes days after the J&K police filed an FIR against Major...


United States adds Hamas leader to terrorist list

Assets they have which are under USA jurisdiction will be frozen. "Today's actions are an important step in denying them the resources they need to plan and c...


Misprinted tickets invite guests to Trump's 'State of the Uniom' address

The plan - which proposes giving 1.8 million undocumented immigrants a pathway to citizenship in exchange for $25 billion for his long-promised border wall and ...


Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, accused of rape, arrested in Paris

Tariq Ramadan is the professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St Antony's College, Oxford. Ramadan was elected by Time ...


Second Person of Interest Was Identified in Days After Las Vegas Shooting

The identity of the man, Douglas Haig , has not been previously reported . Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest music festival from the 32nd floor of...


Kenyan Opposition Forces Gather for "Swearing-in" Ceremony for Odinga

Odinga's running mate, Kalonzo Musyoka , was to have been similarly "sworn in" as deputy president, but was not present. Dressed in African themed attire, Od...


Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo military prison open

On Tuesday, the U.S. leader delivered the first State of the Union speech during his tenure. Trump on the campaign trail vowed to revitalize the prison, whi...


Will give parliament 'appropriate analysis' before Brexit deal vote, says Theresa May

The trip comes against a backdrop of tension between May's government and the Chinese, a record she's keen to improve upon as the United Kingdom looks for trade...


Kim Kardashian gets into a cornrow spat with Lindsay Lohan

Blogger Perez Hilton was among the many to share the reality star's questionable photo and asked followers what they thought of it. Lohan wrote , "I am con...