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Dec 29 2018

Trump again threatens to close southern USA border over wall funding

The White House says President Donald Trump and Democrats are "far apart" on reaching an agreement on ending a partial government shutdown , indicating it could contin...

Dec 28 2018

Saudi embassy says no announcement over financial pledges to Syria

Maj. Youssef Hammoud, of the Turkey-backed Syrian rebels known as the National Army, said the military operation against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria is "near b...

Dec 28 2018

Russian Federation successfully tests new hypersonic missile system

The weapon was originally announced in March, among an array of others, with Putin saying they could hit nearly any point in the world and evade a US-built missile shie...

Dec 28 2018

Satellite Shows Collapse of Indonesian Volcano

The country's volcanology agency said Thursday that the Anak Krakatau volcano's alert status had been raised to the second highest level and the exclusion zone more t...

Dec 28 2018

United States president Donald Trump defends Syria pullout, expresses unhappiness with Afghan deployment

He did not meet with the country's Prime Minister but spoke to him over the phone. At the Iraqi military base, Trump sought to defend his "America first" policy of pull...

Dec 28 2018

Troops bringing Trump hats to sign may violate military rule

Following Bush's first visit to Iraq , he would return to the country three more times . At first, the president received criticism for not following White House tr...

Dec 27 2018

Trump tells boy that believing in Santa at 7 is 'marginal'

Trump said, "Because at 7, it's marginal, right?" "Happy Christmas . You just take care of yourself and say hello to your family, OK?" Trump's chat with Collman was ...

Dec 27 2018

Here’s how people are celebrating the holiday

Groups of young boys and girls present carols in melodious tones which add more charm to the Christmas functions and faces glow with happiness bringing people together ...

Dec 27 2018

Here's how Nawaz Sharif is spending his days in Kot Lakhpat Jail

However, the trio was released in September by the Islamabad High Court owing to lack of evidence. This week, the accountability court again sentenced Nawaz Sharif...

Dec 27 2018

Three dead in Libya's foreign ministry attack in Tripoli

One of the two gunmen is believed to have been killed after an explosion was heard in the top floor of the building, politician Guma El-Gamaty who was in the area said. T...

Dec 27 2018

Pres. Trump, First Lady Make Surprise Visit to Troops in Iraq

They travelled there unannounced "late on Christmas night" to thank troops for "their service, their success and their sacrifice", it said . Speaking at Al Asad Air Ba...

Dec 26 2018

Israel steps up attacks on Hezbollah in Damascus

One Syrian air defense missile entered Israeli airspace, triggering Israel's air defenses. If Israel is confirmed to have instigated the strikes, it would be the firs...

Dec 26 2018

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital After Surgery

Doctors removed two cancerous nodules from her left lung Friday. She has said she would like to continue serving on the high court until she's 90. Ginsburg, the court...

Dec 26 2018

Clear, Sunny & Cold For Your Christmas

There are still several uncertainties with this storm system, but confidence is growing that travel will be impacted across the region as a wintry mix of rain/snow/sleet ...

Dec 26 2018

Turkey to soon cross to east of Euphrates in northern Syria

Israeli war planes attacked with missiles unspecified targets near Damascus, the Syrian capital, on Tuesday and injured three Syrian soldiers, . Trump stunned the US po...

Dec 26 2018

Second Guatemalan child dies in USA government custody in a month

It's the second instance this month of an immigrant child dying while being detained by the Border Patrol . "This is an extraordinarily rare occurrence", McAleenan sai...

Dec 25 2018

Tsunami crashes stage during band’s performance in Indonesia

Indonesia has been hit by a series of natural disasters in recent months, including a powerful quake that hit the island of Sulawesi on September 28. "It looks to be li...

Dec 25 2018

Donald Trump Orders 7,000 U.S. Troops Out Of Afghanistan

Most of the troops are part of a NATO-led mission to train, advise and assist Afghan forces. US officials have been attempting to push the Taliban to the negotiating ta...

Dec 25 2018

Canada demands release of 2 citizens held in China

Analysts have said the detentions are likely retaliatory measures taken by China after Canada took into custody Meng Wanzhou , chief financial officer of Chinese tec...