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Islamic State launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

Islamic State launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

Iraqi officials gave no details of what kind of poison gas may have been used, and said the injuries were minor. "The [IS] terrorist gangs tried to block the advance of our forces by using shells fi...

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Iranian President Rouhani to seek second term, faces hardline challenge

Iranian President Rouhani to seek second term, faces hardline challenge

Among 1,045 hopefuls so far, three main political figures, namely incumbent President Hassan Rouhani (C), principlist cleric Ebrahim Raisi (L), and former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R), have...

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Easter Egg Hunts Around Town

Easter Egg Hunts Around Town

Hoboken Grace hosted its seventh annual Easter Egg Hunt on Mama Johnson Field, an event that draws thousands. Rio's 8-year-old brother, Kai, got a football, too, but gave it away. Prizes included ...

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Marine Le Pen Blasts Trump for Backtracking on NATO Stance

Middle-class French families have transferred millions of euros to Luxembourg in recent days, financial sources said. She told French Catholic daily La Croix: "I am extremely religious". "People c...

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War sacrifice of Canadian soldiers praised

France's president François Hollande led the ritual, which included speeches from Trudeau and Prince Charles. On April 9, 1917, the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles - predecessor of the B.C. Vimy Ridge w...

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France's would-be presidents rally in Paris days before vote

Anti-racism activist Omar Slauti said the fight against Le Pen should be in the streets, not the ballot box, denouncing the "extreme-right populism" that has spread around Europe. Melenchon and the co...

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French presidential hopefuls battle for votes with a week to go

Steinmeier, the former foreign minister who took over as president last month, defended the European Union as a stable force in an interview published this weekend with Funke Mediengruppe , whose n...

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VP Pence says US commitment to Korea "iron-clad"

McMaster told ABC that Trump had directed USA military, diplomatic and intelligence officials to provide him with options-in concertation with regional allies including China-that could be used "i...

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"Be strong" - Iraqis wounded in Mosul try trauma counselling to cope

Mosul , the largest city in northern Iraq, was captured by the ultra-hardline Sunni Muslim fighters in mid 2014. Iraqi forces are now engaged in a battle to take crowded west Mosul from about 2,00...

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Abu Sayyaf beheads Filipino hostage Featured

Abu Sayyaf beheads Filipino hostage Featured

Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez Jr, commander of the Philippine military's Western Mindanao Command, said Sahiron has tapped elders in Sulu to relay his intention. The Abu Sayyaf has beheaded one of...

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Trump Signs Anti-Planned Parenthood Bill As Anti-Choice Activists Look On

In 2015 alone, Title X funding helped health care centers across the country provide 800,000 Pap smear tests, 1 million breast exams, and 6 million STI tests. Obama's protections ensured that Tit...

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Trump Will Spend Easter Weekend at Mar-a-Lago

Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International Golf Links Course on July 10, 2012, in Balmedie, Scotland. He spent several weekends with his family at Camp David, the ...

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North Korea follows military parade with unsuccessful missile test

LESS than a day after threatening the U.S. with "nuclear justice" North Korea has embarrassingly tried to launch a ballistic missile but failed. After arriving in the South Korean capital, he placed a...

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Erdogan is defiant as opponents contest referendum result

Following the release of the unofficial result of a referendum on constitutional changes, thousands of revelers took to the streets across Turkey to celebrate the victory by the "Yes" win. The Republi...

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Despite tough talk on North Korea, Trump's options limited

Speaking alongside South Korea's acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn later, he said North Korea had conducted nuclear and missile tests as the previous U.S. He said the National Security Council is collabo...

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Korea's attempted missile launch failed: JCS

Korea's attempted missile launch failed: JCS

Such a missile launch would not be unprecedented, as the North Korean state has done so repeatedly in the past, and as the BBC details, has conducted nuclear tests as well. The North has in turn warne...

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India's wholesale prices up 5.7 percent in March

India's wholesale prices up 5.7 percent in March

The index for primary articles (weight 20.12 per cent) declined by 0.2 per cent to 257.5 from 258.1 for the previous month. Prices of manufactured products, which comprise almost 65 per cent of the ...

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Russian Federation says U.S. strikes in Syria 'play into extremists' hands'

Russian Federation says U.S. strikes in Syria 'play into extremists' hands'

The Syrian forces resumed flight operations at the airbase that was hit by the United States on Friday, an opposition group said. "By proxy Russian Federation is responsible for every civilian death l...

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Fallon: Russia responsible for gas attack deaths

Still, Haley said the US didn't see a peaceful future Syria with Assad in power. Putin was speaking hours before U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was due to arrive in Moscow for talks with Ru...

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Kim Jong Un, North Koreans celebrate birthday of country's founder

Kim Jong Un, North Koreans celebrate birthday of country's founder

Thousands of soldiers marching in formation joined the military parade - part of a highly-orchestrated celebration held in honor of the 105th birthday of Kim's late grandfather, Kim Il Sung, North Kor...

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DPRK says it's "prepared to respond to all-out war, with all-out war"

An enormous amount of work goes into preparing for April 15. A statement from South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said it wasn't clear what type of missile was involved. "He is doing the wrong thing...

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Arkansas inmates ask appeals court to review part of ruling

Arkansas inmates ask appeals court to review part of ruling

The emergency petition to the state Supreme Court was filed this early Saturday morning. It also comes after Arkansas Circuit Court Judge Wendell Griffen issued a temporary restraining order against...

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Egypt govt approves state of emergency

Egypt govt approves state of emergency

The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for both bombings . Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi Sunday declared three month state of emergency following two terrorist deadly atta...

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan granted sweeping powers in Turkish referendum vote

The party has said it will contest the result of the referendum. Turkey has been hit by a series of terrorist attacks by Kurdish and Islamic State militants, we well as a botched military coup in Ju...

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Deadline closes on bids to design Donald Trump's wall

Deadline closes on bids to design Donald Trump's wall

Securing the border, he said, is a prerequisite for granting a path to citizenship to millions in the USA illegally. During a meeting of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committ...

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Neil Gorsuch receives enough votes to be confirmed by Senate

Neil Gorsuch receives enough votes to be confirmed by Senate

They did, which prompted Senate Republicans to invoke the so-called "nuclear option" - a change to the Senate rules to break the filibuster and allow a vote on the nomination with a simple majorit...

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Pence warns NKorea not to mistake US resolve

Pence warns NKorea not to mistake US resolve

The Foreign Office in London said it was "concerned by reports of a missile test by North Korea" and was "monitoring the situation closely". He urged China and Russian Federation to play more construc...

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South Africa's Opposition In United Front Against President

South Africa's Opposition In United Front Against President

Participants from a range of South Africa's opposition parties, including some with major ideological differences, chanted in unison: "Zuma must go". While President Jacob Zuma celebrated his 75th b...

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France 'Isn't Responsible' For Mass Arrest Of Jews During WWII

France 'Isn't Responsible' For Mass Arrest Of Jews During WWII

The arrested Jews were interned in concentration camps run by the French government. But Le Pen told the LCI television channel on Sunday: 'I don't think France is responsible for the Vel d'Hiv'. ...

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United Airlines changes crew flight policy after forcible removal fiasco

When nobody offered, the airline randomly chose passengers. That is, of course, the situation that 69-year-old Dr. David Dao found himself in last Sunday when he was randomly selected to deplane his...

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US Vice President Pence to Pyongyang: 'Era of Strategic Patience Is Over'

However, the vice minister of foreign affairs told Tracy that North Korea will eventually go through with that test at a time of their choosing. 'Just in the past two weeks, the world witnessed the ...

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Colorado native Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate to Supreme Court

Colorado native Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate to Supreme Court

In part Democrats opposed the nomination because Senate Republicans blocked former president Barack Obama's nominee Merrick Garland a year ago. The three Democrats who voted for Gorsuch were North D...

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Russia Says Syria Invited Chemical Weapons Experts to Idlib

Russia Says Syria Invited Chemical Weapons Experts to Idlib

The wholesale oppression of the Syrian people has also included sanctions and the vilification of the Assad government by the mainstream media. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia wan...

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Moreno claims victory in Ecuador election but rival calls for a recount

Moreno, the political successor to President Rafael Correa , had said he would allow Assange to stay. Moreno, a paraplegic former vice-president, had secured 51.1% of the votes compared to Lasso'...

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Utah's Rudy Gobert has hyperextended left knee, bone bruise

Gobert went down clutching his left knee after apparently bumping knees with Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute . Everything points to this series being a physical one, from the battle of big players...

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