Sean Spicer quits as White House Press Secretary

Washington: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, telling President Donald Trump that he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. Spicer’s resignation was also a blow to the White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus The President requested Spicer to stay More...

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By Agencies On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Four killed in Pakistan’s Karachi

Islamabad: At least four persons, including three policemen, were killed and another was injured on Friday evening when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan’s southern port city More...

By Agencies On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Hezbollah announces offensive against radicals in Lebanon

Beirut: The Hezbollah on Friday said it will begin an offensive to oust terrorists from the mountainous regions of Lebanon along the Syrian border. The Lebanese Army also bombed on Friday “terrorist groups” More...

By Agencies On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Nigeria nabs suspected wives, children of Boko Haram

Lagos: Military authorities in Nigeria on Wednesday arrested 37 people suspected to be wives and children of Boko Haram terrorists after they escaped from the insurgents’ custody. Thirty of the escapees were More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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20 Yemeni civilians killed in Saudi-led bombing

Sanaa: At least 20 civilians including women and children died in an air strike on the city of Taiz in southern Yemen, the UN said on Wednesday, condemning the attack. Injuries have also been reported with a number More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Israel has no sovereignty over Al-Aqsa: Palestinian PM

Jerusalem: The Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday said that Israel has no sovereignty over al-Aqsa Mosque. The prime minister said he holds Israel responsible for increasing tensions over these More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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US imposes new sanctions on Iran over missile tests

Washington: The US government on Tuesday slapped sanctions on 18 Iranian entities and individuals linked to Iran’s ballistic missile programme and other non-nuclear activities. Two other Iranian organisations More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Twitter kills 90,000 fake accounts promising online sex

San Francisco: After a US-based digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users, the micro-blogging website has removed nearly 90,000 such fake accounts. Once More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Macron expects Trump to reverse decision on Paris accord

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron said he hoped his American counterpart Donald Trump would reverse his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord. We spoke in detail about the things that could More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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27 dead, 54 missing in whaling shipwreck in Congo

Kinshasa: At least 27 people were killed and 54 others were missing in the night of Thursday to Friday after a whaling ship wrecked on the Kasai River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Overloading and intoxication More...