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Former Portugal PM Antonio Guterres may be next UN Secretary

Guterres , the 67-year-old former head of UN's refugee organisation for 10 years, emerged as a leading candidate in all of the Security Council's straw polls....


Chinese President Xi Jinping and PM Narendra Modi to hold bilateral meet

Pakistan has sponsored cross border terrorism in India in the name of furthering the Kashmir agenda. India has been campaigning to join the NSG to back a multi-...


Philippine president will create special task force to protect journalists

On Monday, he said that when visiting China he wouldn't discuss sovereignty over Scarborough Shoal, a fishing ground China seized in 2012 that is the crux of ...


Spain's diplomat found dead in Islamabad

As per initial findings, the diplomat, identified as John Jenner, had committed suicide his residence in F-7 II area of the Pakistani capital. A 38 bore pistol ...


[Ticker] Syrian terror suspect kills himself in German jail

Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere demanded a "rapid and comprehensive inquiry". Among the materials found was what police suspected to be TATP, or acetone ...


Saudi Arabia 'Recalls' Ambassador to Egypt?

The comments by el-Sissi, who did not mention the kingdom by name, were his first on the issue since the row erupted this week. However, the Saudi Arabian new...


UKIP lawmaker moved to neurological unit after fight

Ukip MEPs Steven Woolfe and Mike Hookem could face potential sanctions in the European Parliament after the turmoil engulfing the party escalated into an alle...


Hillary Clinton won the debate in a landslide

Viewers tuned in Monday on their TVs, cellphones and radios to watch and listen to the showdown between the two major presidential candidates. Trump repeated ...


Lead EU negotiator on Brexit: no compromise on EU principles

Ms Brooks also said Chancellor Philip Hammond's comments, in which he warned that Britain's economy is heading for a "rollercoaster" ride over the coming years,...


Trump supporter calls for 'revolution' at Pence rally

He's doing what he knows is best for Republicans, Congress, and, ultimately, the country. But now, through a spokesman, Senator Flanagan says that "Donald Tru...


Oil edges up on record Indian imports, hopes of output caps

The forum is taking place after late September's OPEC deal to set the cartel's output ceiling at 32.5-33 million barrels a day. While Russian officials expres...


Ohio Sen. Rob Portman Drops Support for Donald Trump

Republicans are becoming increasingly anxious about retaining their 30-seat House majority as Mr Trump lags behind Hillary Clinton in the polls in the wake of...


2 children pulled from San Francisco Bay recovering

A San Francisco Fire Department boat crew rescued eight people, while good Samaritans rescued the two remaining victims, according to Coast Guard officials....


SKorea summons Chinese ambassador over illegal fishing

Zheng Jiyong, director of Fudan University's Center for Korean Studies, told the Global Times that South Korea may use excessive force, especially when chasing ...


It's important to wipe out terrorism to protect humanity: PM Modi

Calling for a multinational effort to stamp out the menace, Modi said, "We have to root out terrorists and those who help them can not be spared". However, he m...


Official warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppo

Kerry says such discussions are "irrational" at a time when Russian and Syrian warplanes are bombing Aleppo. He says the US has no indication of Russia's "s...


Bill Clinton calls Obamacare 'the craziest thing in the world'

A woman standing near the back of a Democratic rally here got former President Bill Clinton's attention Wednesday when she held aloft a T-shirt hand-lettered to...


Trump refuses to step down in face of tape backlash

Senate". Pence addressed the awkwardness with a savvy statement acknowledging his own performance and preserving his alliance with Trump. He attacked Gold S...


One person killed, eight injured in shooting in USA state of MI

The people injured in the shooting have been hospitalized to the local Saint Mary's Hospital. Minutes later in the same area, a man stole a police cruiser and s...


Trump Camp Turns Bill Clinton's 'Crazy System' Obamacare Remark Into Ad

He speculated that the Clinton campaign is working on preventing this kind of outburst from happening again, adding, "They're lucky it wasn't worse". About 15...


Police say 5 people killed by wrong-way driver in Vermont

Soon after the initial reports were filed, that truck crashed into a small sedan in Williston, police said. Their identities are being withheld until they can...


No signal problems before New Jersey crash

The cause of the deadly crash is still under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board. Emergency workers and police gather outside a train st...


World leaders bid farewell to Israeli statesman Peres

Peres, Arafat and Rabin shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize. Following eulogies, Peres's coffin was lowered into his grave next to Rabin, who was assassinated b...


Colombians march to save peace deal with rebels

Former Colombian president and current Senator Alvaro Uribe gestures after a meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at the Narino presidential ...


Trading fire with India after 'unprovoked' attack

In a televised speech, Sharif criticized India for a September 28 attack that killed two Pakistani soldiers. Pakistan's powerful army chief lashed out at Indi...


10 hurt in bomb attack near Istanbul police station

Several people were injured as a vehicle bomb exploded near a police station in the Yenibosna neighborhood of Istanbul on the afternoon of October 6, local ...


Charlotte police release remaining Keith Lamont Scott video

But the footage does little to resolve conflicting accounts over whether officers were justified in using deadly force. During a news conference Tuesday eveni...


Jays promise tougher security, alcohol policies after beer-throwing incident

Britton warmed up three times. Encarnacion immediately knew it was gone and raised both arms in triumph, index fingers pointed skyward. "That's entirely what my...


Pact on climate change to take effect November 4

Support for the Paris Agreement has widened to nations representing 56.75% of world greenhouse gas emissions, above the 55% needed for entry into force, it sh...


Fiery Michelle Obama goes after Trump in Charlotte, taps microphone

Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, in a statement Monday. Mr. Obama was scheduled to travel to Tampa to talk up the Affordable Care ...