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India's factory output up at 5.7%, retail inflation falls to 3.41%

It reads in part, "The Consumer Price Index which measures inflation increased by 18.55 per cent (year-on-year) in December 2016, 0.07 percent points higher fro...


Top foreign diplomats to join rival leaders in Cyprus reunification talks

Guterres said work will continue toward "a solid and a sustainable solution for Cyprus" that "will be a symbol of hope in a world where so many conflicts are ...


Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower and no one knows why

Trump's win in the USA and the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom. The French politician's chief of staff was quoted as saying the trip to NY was a "privat...


Teenager, 15, charged with murder of York girl, 7

She stood in the centre of the glass fronted dock at York Magistrates Court guarded by two security officers and a youth offending team manager. She has also ...


Afghan Taliban Releases Video Of US, Australian Captives

This story will be updated as new information becomes available. Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the Kabul attacks. The Tal...


Jeremy Corbyn: I would join Southern Rail picket line

Southern told passengers to travel only if it was essential, as no trains will run on strike days, while services on other days will be affected by a continuing...


Russian Lower House Speaker Slams Expansion of US Magnitsky Act as Hysteria

Obama's outgoing administration has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating cyber attacks aimed at influencing the results of November's White House race. pres...


Hunt for Shooter of US Official in Mexico

On Friday, consular official Christopher Ashcraft, who had been stationed in Jalisco state since June 2015, was followed through the lot by a man who appeared t...


United Kingdom foreign secretary meets with Trump advisers

On Sunday, however, May called Trump's previous comments about groping women " unacceptable ". The British Foreign Secretary met Mr Trump's son-in-law Jared K...


Former Iranian President Akbar Rafsanjani dies aged 82

Funeral procession for the late Expediency Council Chairman, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, will be held on Tuesday morning, the Expediency Council's Publi...


Mexico arrests suspect in shooting of USA consular official

The gunman had just previously followed Ashcraft through the parking garage, but did not engage him. The shooting left a bullet impact on the vehicle window w...


Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in US

The Prime Minister's joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill travelled to the U.S. last month to build links with Mr Trump's team. The source said: ...


U.S. 'political' ambassadors told to end service by January 20

Citing unnamed sources, the New York Times and Politico report that Trump's transition team sent an order saying all ambassadors had to be out of their post...


Manchester United get controversial win over West Ham

Bilic, whose West Ham team finished seventh in the Premier League last season but are only seven points clear of the relegation zone this time, now faces a batt...


South Korea: No evidence to back impeachment, claims Park's lawyer

Park's lawyers said she was unlikely to attend the trial. Addressing the court, one her lawyers, Seo Seok-gu, claimed that the prosecution was "unjust" and fu...


Paul Ryan: Republicans to defund Planned Parenthood

They are linking their struggle to broader concerns about women's issues, prompted in part by Republicans' plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which allowed...


India To Hold Key State Elections In February And March

The BJP's projected vote share has gone up to 33% from 31% in the opinion poll done by Axis My India in October. Indeed, Uttar Pradesh , India's largest stat...


US Senator Warns Trump, Americans Against Listening to WikiLeaks Founder Assange

Graham - who has loudly denounced Russian actions since leaks from a CIA report in December indicated that Russians, directed by Russian President Vladimir Puti...


There's Going To Be A BIG CBB Twist Coming This Week

He also won praise when he shaved his head in support of fellow contestant Gail Porter, who suffers from alopecia. 'It was a hard time, I lost everything'. Sh...


Finland Is Giving A Basic Income To 2000 Of Its Unemployed Citizens

It has been championed by incubator Y Combinator and other Silicon Valley leaders - ironically, or appropriately, the sector that is doing the most to bring the...


Trump says no computer is safe from hackers

In December, Trump met with leaders of the tech industry at Trump Towers in NY, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tesla founder Elon Musk and Facebook board membe...


Cologne police under fire for alleged racial profiling on New Year's Eve

In the capital Berlin, too, police reported a relatively normal New Year's Eve night as thousands of revellers rang in 2017 at the landmark Brandenburg Gate. Of...


Murdered child-model's brother sues for $750m over TV 'slurs'

The older brother of JonBenet Ramsey is suing U.S. broadcaster CBS and others for $750 million over a television series that concluded he killed his siste...


Tennis legend Serena Williams said 'I do'

Sharing a poem on a Reddit thread for people to share their engagement stories, Williams told of how Ohanian had taken her to Rome, where they first met, ...


Tunisian man suspected of ties to Berlin attacker detained in Germany

Investigators had thought the recipient of these messages was a 40-year-old compatriot of Amri's and arrested him in Berlin on Wednesday. The investigations s...


Japan strengthens measures to prevent deaths by overwork

In a press conference in Tokyo on December 28, Tadashi Ishii reportedly said he was stepping down in order to "take responsibility as a manager for failin...


Police Make Biggest Cocaine Bust In Australia's History

Australian Federal Police (AFP) acting assistant commissioner Chris Sheehan told reporters the drugs that were destined for Australia were believed to have orig...


US Sold Most of World's Weapons in 2015, Hitting $40 Billion

In fact, Qatar was the largest arms purchaser on the planet, buying $17 billion by themselves, with other traditional purchasers of United States arms like Egyp...


Defying the Security Council Israel accelerates settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summoned the US ambassador to Israel to directly express his displeasure, and on Tuesday Israeli officials claimed to ...


Trump to dissolve foundation now under investigation

But considering that the foundation is now under investigation for possible "impropriety", can Trump dissolve his foundation legally? The investigation bega...


Mass Graves Discovered in Aleppo by Russian Troops

He said further inquiries would force backers of the Syrian opposition in the West to "recognize their responsibility for the cruelty" of the rebels. Steffan ...


Powerful natural disaster shakes Chile, no deaths reported

Meanwhile, Chile's Ministry of the Interior and Public Security has asked people to leave the beach areas of the regions of Bio Bio, La Araucania, Los Rios and ...


Seal to be set free after stroll through Tasmania town

Dubbed "Mr Lou-Seal" by Tasmania Police , the public were warned to stay away from the giant sea mammal in Newstead, Launceston, to avoid agitating it. They ad...


Turkey says Saudis, Qatar should attend Syria peace talks

Earlier Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the easing of the restrictions could directly threaten Russian forces in Syria. Turkish Pres...


Pakistan win toss, bat in Boxing Day Test

A crowd in excess of 50,000 flocked to the MCG after Australia overcame the tourists by just 39 runs in a thrilling day-night showdown in Brisbane last week. "O...