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Dec 29 2018

Democrats care more about keeping borders open than government

In a Friday morning tweetstorm, the president blamed "obstructionist Democrats" for not funding the wall, despite having Republican control of both houses of Congress unt...

Dec 29 2018

Egyptian forces kill 40 suspected militants after tourist bus bomb

There were no immediate reports of any group saying it was behind the attack, but Islamist militants have targeted tourists in the past. A roadside bomb reportedly hidd...

Dec 29 2018

Russian weapon 27 times faster than speed of sound, Kremlin official says

Russian Federation says its hypersonic "Avangard" missile can carry nuclear and conventional warheads, reach nearly any point in the world and evade a US-built missile sh...

Dec 28 2018

Transformer explosion in New York City lights up night sky

Social media lit up with videos and photos of the bright light in the night sky over New York City. "*Not* aliens. Blown transformer at Queens Con-Ed facility", Eric...

Dec 28 2018

Saudi king orders government reshuffle after Khashoggi fallout

The appointments are a sign that the crown prince is consolidating his power "as he appoints key allies", according to Ali Shihabi, head of the Arabia Foundation, a pro-S...

Dec 28 2018

Iran-Linked Iraqi Lawmakers Condemn Surprise Trump Troop Visit

Addressing troops at an air base in western Iraq late Wednesday, Trump defended his decision to pull forces from neighboring Syria, declaring of Islamic State militants...

Dec 28 2018

Trump presses Democrats on border wall funding ahead of Senate meeting

That jump-started negotiations between Congress and the White House, but the deadline came and went without a deal. Roberts said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, o...

Dec 27 2018

Trump signs ‘MAGA’ hats for US troops during stopover in Germany

They travelled there unannounced "late on Christmas night" to thank troops for "their service, their success and their sacrifice", it said. Lawmakers from Binaa, led by...

Dec 27 2018

Iraqi government declares Christmas Day national holiday

He added that the Constitution guarantees the protection of minorities, and appreciated the role that members of the Christian community have played in the solidarity, de...

Dec 27 2018

Sydney tower block evacuated as residents hear 36-storey building 'crack'

Power and water was shut off in the building and authorities had to pry doors open so that residents could exit the building, the AP reported. "A few days ago the doors...

Dec 27 2018

James Mattis' Brother Speaks Out About His Resignation

Mattis' resignation on principle sounded a clarion call, telling others-particularly Republican Senators and foreign policy experts-that in the Trump era the stakes are t...

Dec 25 2018

Yellow vest protests quieter across France ahead of Christmas

Download The Times of India for Latest. The rallies have been marked by violent clashes between protesters and the police. Tear gas and water cannon were used by riot p...

Dec 25 2018

Here's What The British Royal Family Get Each Other For Christmas

While we don't know what the Duchess had in her trolley, she previously gifted the then-single Prince Harry a grow-your-own-girlfriend kit. She also mingled with shop...

Dec 25 2018

Somber Christmas, prayers in tsunami-hit Indonesian region

Before daybreak, disaster crews were gathering the dead and creating outdoor morgues piled with orange body bags - scenes that have been repeated many times this year acr...

Dec 25 2018

Israel to hold early election in April

Netanyahu's coalition has been roiled by internal divisions for months. Netanyahu's coalition was left with a one-seat majority in parliament following defence minister...

Dec 25 2018

USA `planning troop pullout from Afghanistan´

The Wall Street Journal reported that more than 7,000 troops would be returning from Afghanistan. There are at least 14,000 forces in Afghanistan who are engaged in c...

Dec 23 2018

US Included on List of Deadliest Countries for Journalists

Jarrod Ramos had harassed the newspaper for six years on Twitter about an article in 2011 that named him before hewalked into the paper's newsroom and opened fire with a...

Dec 23 2018

Australia joins Western assault on Chinese IP theft

While none of the "victim companies" was named, Wray called them a "who's who of the global economy". He said , "We want China to cease its illegal cyber activities and ...

Dec 22 2018

'Can't hide my disgust': former Trump adviser's sentencing delayed by judge

Sullivan also noted that Flynn had operated as an undeclared lobbyist for Turkey even as he worked on Trump's campaign team and prepared to be his White House national se...

Dec 22 2018

Europe in dismay at Trump's Syria pull-out

The government in Kabul sought to downplay the news, saying the withdrawal won't affect the country's security situation, despite the Taliban's resurgence since the bul...