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Military take over fuel distribution in Sri Lanka ( Find out why )

Under the agreement the Sri Lanka Ports Authority and China Merchant Port Holdings Company Ltd will establish the Hambantota International Port Services Co. The...


Egyptian tank 'saves 50 lives' by running over vehicle filled with explosives

The army also destroyed 20 vehicles belonging to terrorist elements, four motorcycles and four car-bombs that were meant to target security forces. " Egyptian...


CBN Injects $195m Into Forex Market

While the naira is about 315 versus the USA currency in the official market, it's weaker at 366.45 in the new window, about the same level as on the black marke...


Lumads decry Duterte's threat to bomb schools

In a news conference on Monday, Duterte said he told Chinese President Xi Jinping during a Beijing visit past year that the Philippines would drill for oil in...


Trump Wants to Arm Ukraine Against Russia, Says New US Special Envoy

Speaking during a military conference, captured in a Facebook video and posted on the military's official account on July 23, Ukrainian Chief of General Staff ...


US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Vessel in Arabian Gulf

At the time, the Thunderbolt was surrounded by several US Coast Guard vessels. It added: "The Iranian vessel made a close approach to coastal patrol ship U...


United Kingdom plans ban on new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040

The government is due to publish a clean air strategy today and is expected to unveil a £225m fund to help councils speed up local measures to deal with polluti...


Lebanese Prime Minister Calls Hezbollah's Presence in Syria 'Big Mistake'

US President Donald Trump and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri have met in the White House, discussing a range of issues including the so-called fight ag...


Father arrested for abandoning newborn in strip mall parking lot

Witnesses in a nearby barbershop saw the auto seat and when they got closer, found the 16-day-old child inside and called Suisun City police, officials said. No...


New England Senators Caught on Hot Mic Complaining About Trump Administration

Jack Reed and Maine Republican Susan Collins each took swipes at Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold after he said Monday that if Collins were a m...


India will ban driverless cars in order to protect jobs

Tesla, which has introduced cars with autopilot driving mode, has been put on the backburner after a Tesla driver died in an accident past year. With more users...


Police investigating 'noxious substance attack' in east London

They were crying, "put water on me". Their vehicle was outside. "Their faces and their legs were all burnt". A Met Police spokesman said officers awaited an...


Poorva contractor, who served 'lizard biryani', was continuing despite being fined twice

He also said that the action will be taken only after detailed investigation. The dead lizard was found in the biryani served to a group of pilgrims, who we...


Heated discussion expected today on Sitaram Yechury's Rajya Sabha re-entry

While most leaders from Bengal wanted him to be fielded for a third term, a majority of the members felt that Mr Yechury, who is also the CPM's general secr...


5 hurt in Swiss chainsaw attack

The assailant has been identified as Franz Wrousis, 51, who has a criminal history and had reportedly been living in a forest. On Monday afternoon, police sai...


Teen live-streams vehicle crash that killed her sister

Shortly afterwards, the body of Obdulia's sister, Jacqueline, can be seen thrown across the floor and another girl in the auto waving for help as Obdulia contin...


Trump welcomes 'American hero' McCain back to Washington

Trump's tweet is especially notable given that during the 2016 campaign, Trump questioned whether McCain should be considered a war hero because he was "capt...


IL governor calls lawmakers back over school funding dispute

The issue, is a provision that allocates money to Chicago Public School pensions, which Rauner says is a bailout. Senate Democrats have delayed advancing th...


64 years after Korean War, North still digging up bombs

A USA defense official told CNN this week North Korea appeared to be preparing for another test. Vehicles carrying launchers have been seen on the move, acc...


Not sure if 39 missing Indians are alive: Iraqi foreign minister

Swaraj has been particularly targeted by the Congress, which said that it would seek to move a privilege motion against External Affairs Minister for mislead...