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Labour: 'Get jihadis out of Aleppo' to stop Syria violence

Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry says it is essential to get jihadis out of Aleppo in Syria and implement a ceasefire to save civilian lives.
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Madrid, Feb 22, IRNA - Former deputy for the Iranian Supreme National Security Council (SNCS) and former senior nuclear negotiator said we need to wait to see US President Donald Trump’s real policy
Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani held separate meetings here on Wednesday with a number of parliament speakers and senior lawmakers from Pakistan, Uganda, Malaysia, Jordan, Sri Lank
Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA – Caretaker of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Hamid Mohammadi announced that an Iranian delegation left here for Riyadh late on Tuesday to hold talks with the Saudi officials o
Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA - The second day of the 6th International Conference in Support of Palestinian Intifada kicked off in the presence of Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani here on Wedne
Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA - Visiting special envoy of China on Syria affairs Xie Xiaoyan said fighting against terrorism plays a significant role in solving Syrian crisis noting without proper halt of ter
The head of the OSCE said on Feb. 21 that a ceasefire in Ukraine was not looking “too good” and confirmation of the agreed removal of heavy artillery would have to wait until at least Feb.
Makayla McWatch had her first sip of tap water last summer — at age 11. Her community, Pic Mobert First Nation, spent a decade under a boil-water adv
With Canada's trade deal with the European Union on track to come into force provisionally within weeks, the federal government is set to announce a
With European borders tightening and increased anti-immigration anxiety in the United States, a rising number of migrants from as far away as Africa
Income rules stopping thousands of British citizens bringing their foreign spouse to UK are lawful - Supreme Court
There are 680 candidates in the fourth phase, including 61 women
Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA – Head of Expediency Council’s Center for Strategic Studies Ali Akbar Velayati said on Tuesday that Iran understands Turkey's situation as it is under pressure from all sides
Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA – Syrian Parliament Speaker Hadiya Abbas said on Tuesday that terrorism is another face of Zionism, noting that countries backing terrorism have rendered remarkable services to t
India Inc tightens purse strings, but considering demonetisation, not too much
Condemns "the murder of democracy" in the Assembly on Feb 18 when Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami won a trust vote.
The tax department will not carry out any further verification for cash deposits up to Rs 5 lakh made by people above 70 years of age post note ban, but the limit has been fixed at Rs 2.5 lakh for ot
Amid speculation over whether Russia will hand over Edward Snowden to the United States, the National Security Agency whistleblower said he is committed to protecting journalists and their sources fr
Luanda - At least 50.776 administrative staff will be trained in the current school year by the Local and Administration Training Institute (IFAL). , This was said to Angop on Monday in Luanda by th
Ondjiva - The secretary of State of the Interior Ministry for Technical Provision, Hermenegildo Félix, last Tuesday in Ondjiva City, southern Cunene Province, appealed to the staffs of this governmen
The Gauteng High Court, Pretoria has ruled that only Parliament can decide whether South Africa should withdraw from the International Criminal Court.
Sofia City Court has given the go ahead for one of the trials against former Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev – the case for the MiG-29 fighter aircraft. Nenchev’s lawyer Petar Bozhkov stated that Nen
The Tamil Nadu government today announced constitution of a committee of officials to go into the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission and accordingly suggest on revising pay scales for stat
Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Wednesday:
U.S. President Donald Trump has shown little patience for dissent, but that trait is likely to be tested by his new national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster. Read more here. Th
The planned military training exercises of NATO in the Black Sea agreed at the meeting in Warsaw in July 2016 have nothing to do with the idea of the so-called Black Sea fleet. These training exercise
President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was at the center of a bombshell New York Times report published Feb. 19 that said he hand-delivered a “peace plan for Russia and U
Ondjiva - The new delegate of the Ministry of the Interior to the southern Cunene Province, who is also the new police commander for this region, commissioner Tito Munana, was presented last Tuesday
Candidates make a final pitch to voters in contests prompted by the resignations of two Labour MPs.
U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Feb. 21 that the United States is committed to working with European allies, despite occasional disagreements. Read more here. The post Voice
Income barrier prevents thousands of Britons from bringing their foreign spouse to live in the UK.
Prosecutors in Ukraine are investigating whether a member of Parliament committed treason by working with two associates of President Trump’s to promote a plan for settling Ukraine’s conflicts with Ru
A fire has burst out in a mall in Varna. No injuries have been reported. The reason for the fire is the explosion of a gas bottle. Four teams of firefighters have been deployed and the fire has been p
NATO will keep its troops in Kosovo "for as long as it's necessary," a top official of the 28-nation military alliance said Tuesday during a visit to the country in southeastern Europe. This comes af
Ukraine has called for reform of the United Nations Security Council’s structure to prevent Russia from using its veto power on the council to obstruct actions involving the conflict in eastern

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In Bavarian town, Syrian sisters get to grips with Germany's freedoms

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Turkey sees change in U.S. stance toward operation in Syria's Raqqa: defense minister

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Malaysia names North Korean diplomat wanted for questioning in murder case

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Russia's new social class: Servants of God

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Russian top court rules to release opposition activist Ildar Dadin

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Cunene: Interior Ministry staffs appealed to strengthen efforts

Ondjiva - The secretary of State of the Interior Ministry for Technical Provision, Hermenegildo Félix, last Tuesday in Ondjiva City, southern Cunene Province, appealed to the staffs of this governmen
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IFAL wants to train over 50.000 administrative staff

Luanda - At least 50.776 administrative staff will be trained in the current school year by the Local and Administration Training Institute (IFAL). , This was said to Angop on Monday in Luanda by th
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Budapest Olympic bid on last legs as mayor to seek government guidance

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Brent Crude opens high Wednesday in London

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Wait six weeks to avoid any hefty pension exit fees

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Beware of fake iPads on Amazon

The crooks add fake items at rock bottom prices to lure people - often with an email address in the adverts. Customers are told to transfer payment for the goods to a bank account.
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Fraudsters hack email accounts of home movers for cash

The crooks are targeting property owners and tenants who are owed money from the proceeds of a house sale or a returned deposit.
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Beware long fixed savings deals as rates climb

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From the archives: Air-raid sirens installed in Los Angeles

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Petroleum minister: Iran to export oil to Russia soon

Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA - Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said here late Tuesday that Tehran would ink a deal with Moscow within the next two weeks to export 100,000 barrels per day of crude oil to
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Neighbours can up cost of getting extension by thousands

When you carry out building work on a wall that you share with a neighbour — known as a party wall — you have to inform them of your plans.
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Difference between onshore and offshore funds explained

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