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Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance

Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance

Trump triggered outrage earlier this month when he suggested both sides were at fault after unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a woman was killed when a white supremacist drove his car

Aug 27, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
Second arrest over Buckingham Palace sword attack

Second arrest over Buckingham Palace sword attack

Earlier, a man wielding a four-foot sword and screaming "Allahu akbar" attacked three officers at a restricted area on Constitution Hill near Buckingham Palace.

Aug 27, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Police arrest second man after Buckingham Palace sword attack

Police arrest second man after Buckingham Palace sword attack

Police investigating Friday`s sword attack outside Buckingham Palace in London arrested a second man on Sunday, a statement said.

Aug 27, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
France's Emmanuel Macron sees popularity fall to 40 per cent: Poll

France's Emmanuel Macron sees popularity fall to 40 per cent: Poll

France`s youngest ever President is especially out of favour with civil servants after vowing to put a brake on their salary increases.  

Aug 27, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

Search for 8 missing in Alps called off: Swiss police

About 120 emergency workers equipped with infrared cameras and mobile phone detectors, helicopters and rescue dogs had been scouring a five-square-kilometre area of the disaster.  

Aug 26, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Man attacks police outside Buckingham Palace, terror probe launched

Man attacks police outside Buckingham Palace, terror probe launched

The man initially held on suspicion of grievous bodily harm (GBH) and assault on police has now been re- arrested under the UK's Terrorism Act 2000, the Metropolitan Police said.

Aug 26, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
France pledges continued support to stabilize post-Islamic State Iraq

France pledges continued support to stabilize post-Islamic State Iraq

The fall of Mosul, in July, in effect marked the end of the "caliphate" declared by Islamic State`s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, over parts of Iraq and Syria. The town of Tal Afar was cut-off from

Aug 26, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Knifeman dead after 'terrorist' attack on soldiers

Belgian soldiers and police have repeatedly been the target of attacks in recent months. 

Aug 26, 2017, 06:46 AM IST

NATO chief demands Russian 'transparency' on war games

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the Kremlin to comply with rules on transparency as Russia geared up for huge military exercises along the alliance's eastern flank next month

Aug 25, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Danish inventor denies abuse of corpse charge in submarine case

Danish inventor denies abuse of corpse charge in submarine case

On Friday, police halted the search for Wall`s remaining body parts in the waters between Denmark and Sweden, although divers were searching the harbour to which Madsen was brought after being

Aug 25, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
Eight missing after avalanche in Swiss Alps town

Eight missing after avalanche in Swiss Alps town

The avalanche occurred on Wednesday in the alpine village of Bondo whose 100 residents were promptly evacuated, after which the main road was closed off, reports Efe news.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, south China, streets flooded, flights cancelled

Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, south China, streets flooded, flights cancelled

Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with wind and rain that uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close, while in

Aug 23, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
France was unaware of existence of Barcelona attack cell: Interior minister Gerard Collomb

France was unaware of existence of Barcelona attack cell: Interior minister Gerard Collomb

French authorities were unaware of the existence of the cell which carried out last week`s attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, said interior minister Gerard Collomb.

Aug 22, 2017, 20:02 PM IST
Quake kills two on Italian holiday island, young brothers saved

Quake kills two on Italian holiday island, young brothers saved

Tourists and residents on the island off the coast of Naples ran out onto the narrow streets after the quake wrecked a church and several buildings. Fearing aftershocks, many decided to leave the

Aug 22, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Police warn Barcelona attack fugitive 'dangerous, possibly armed'

Police warn Barcelona attack fugitive 'dangerous, possibly armed'

Police in Catalonia launched an appeal for information about the fugitive, Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, believed to be the last remaining member of a 12-man cell.

Aug 21, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
UK to treat online hate crimes as seriously as offline abuse

UK to treat online hate crimes as seriously as offline abuse

"In recognition of the growth of hate crime perpetrated using social media, a commitment to treat online crime as seriously as offline offences, while taking into account the potential impact on the

Aug 21, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Turkey-Iran operation against Kurd rebels always possible: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey-Iran operation against Kurd rebels always possible: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

His comments came after Iran's Armed Forces chief of staff General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri visited Turkey last week, with the two sides discussing ways to cooperate against the militants.

Aug 21, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

Berlin: 9 injured after smoke bomb goes off at Kurdish event

The Turkish government is strictly opposed to such a vote and has warned that a referendum could lead to civil war.

Aug 21, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally drops demand for refugee quota

Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally drops demand for refugee quota

More than one million people have since claimed asylum in the EU's biggest economy, a move that won Merkel much international praise but also sparked a harsh xenophobic backlash.

Aug 20, 2017, 23:16 PM IST

ISIS used Wales companies to finance terror: Report

FBI documents seen by 'The Sunday Times' reveal that surveillance technology dispatched to Spain is believed to be linked to the development by the terror group of weaponised drones routed through

Aug 20, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

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