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 2017-12-16 20:27 

IRNA

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Health minister visits China to sign several cooperation pacts...

Beijing, Dec 16, IRNA Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi arrived in Beijing on Saturday evening at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart in order to sign several cooperation contracts....

 2017-12-16 20:25 

Press Trust of India

Modi discusses bilateral issues with ex-Afghan prez...

New Delhi, Dec 16 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Moditoday held talks with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai onkey bilateral issues as well as security situation in theregion."Delighted to meet my friend Karzai in New Delhi," Modi,who also hoste...

 2017-12-16 20:24 

Press Trust of India

Gurgaon man robbed, killed by assailants...

Gurgaon, Dec 16 (PTI) A 27-year-old man was robbed andkilled by two persons who later dumped his body in south'sDelhi Mahipalpur forest area, police said today.Body of Sunil Kumar Bhatt, a native of Uttarakhand wholived with his wife in Gurgaon's ...

 2017-12-16 20:23 

AFP

S.Africa's Zuma bemoans state of ruling ANC...

South African President Jacob Zuma on Saturday blamed infighting and a failure to tackle corruption for the troubles of the ANC party, which risks losing power for the first time since the end of apartheid.The global network of Agence France Presse covers...

 2017-12-16 20:18 

UPI

Jarveon Williams: Cincinnati Bengals promote practice squad RB with Joe Mixon out...

The Cincinnati Bengals have added running back Jarveon Williams to their 53-man active roster....

 2017-12-16 20:17 

Press Trust of India

TN Guv defends district tours, meetings...

Chennai, Dec 16 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Governor BanwarilalPurohit today strongly defended his district tours andmeetings with officials, saying it was to subserve hisConstitutional function. The governor's reaction comes a day after he touredCuddalore...

 2017-12-16 20:15 

Ecns.cn

Drug traffickers busted in SW China...

Police in Baoshan city in southwest China's Yunnan Province have caught two drug traffickers transporting drugs hidden in fake ore....

 2017-12-16 20:14 

AFP

Macron criticised for celebrating 40th birthday in royal style...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday celebrated his birthday at the iconic chateau of King Francois I, a choice denounced by critics as an example of how he is "cut off from the people".The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151...

 2017-12-16 20:08 

Press Trust of India

Congress workers in Amethi celebrate Rahul's elevation...

Amethi (UP), Dec 16 (PTI) Jubilant Congress activiststoday celebrated the elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congresspresident across Amethi.Gandhi represents Amethi in Parliament.Congress workers played with 'gulal', burst crackers,danced to the be...

 2017-12-16 20:07 

Press Trust of India

Gandhi surname helped me become MP at young age: Varun...

Hyderabad, Dec 16 (PTI) The 'Gandhi' surname helped mebecome a two-time Lok Sabha member at a young age, BJP MPVarun Gandhi said today, adding that those without"influential" fathers and grandfathers find it difficult tomake a mark in poli...

 2017-12-16 20:03 

AP

Minnesota governor defends police shooting investigators...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton defended the state agency that investigates police shootings after a prosecutor criticized the investigation into the death of an Australian woman who ......

 2017-12-16 20:02 

ANA-MPA

Four university students hospitalised after attack by unknown assailants...

Four university students were injured when a group of 15 individuals wearing helmets attacked......

 2017-12-16 20:01 

Reuters Canada

Odebrecht says dealings with Peru president were legitimate...

Brazilian builder Odebrecht [ODBES.UL] said Saturday that its recently-disclosed business ties to embattled Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski were not part of the corrupt deals it struck with politicians that it has acknowledged to prosecutors....

 2017-12-16 19:59 

Reuters

Odebrecht says dealings with Peru president were legitimate...
 2017-12-16 19:59 

UPI

Gabe Holmes: Arizona Cardinals promote TE to active roster...

Tight end Gabe Holmes has joined the Arizona Cardinals' active roster....

 2017-12-16 19:54 

Ecns.cn

Yearender-Economic Watch: Innovation enhances China's manufacturing competitiveness...

China's innovation in core technologies has helped manufacturing enterprises become more competitive....

 2017-12-16 19:48 

TASS

France's Marine Le Penn wishes Putin success at presidential election...

The leader of France's National Front said that "there are absolutely no grounds to be hostile towards Russia, as the European Union has been doing in recent years"...

 2017-12-16 19:47 

Sputnik International

Dude Where's My Car? Annual Study Ranks California Drivers as America's Worst...

An ever-increasing mix of gridlocked roadways, smartphone distractions and drunk driving arrests has resulted in California now being rewarded with the pole position in the race for Worst US Drivers by State, according to a new report....

 2017-12-16 19:45 

AP

Mario Batali gives holiday recipe in same email as apology...

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali has issued an apology to his newsletter subscribers for his sexual misconduct against women, but he confounded some by ending his message with a recipe f......

 2017-12-16 19:45 

Reuters

U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn...

The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel's capital....

 2017-12-16 19:45 

AP

Israelis march against corruption amid Netanyahu probe...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis are calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign at a demonstration in central Tel Aviv....

 2017-12-16 19:44 

Press Trust of India

Man arrested for raping minor over a period of 4 years...

Thane, Dec 16 (PTI) The owner of a jeans unit wastoday arrested for allegedly raping a minor over a period offour years.Senior Inspector Ganashyam Palange of Hill Line Policestation under Ulhasnagar division said that Kedar Pradhan (26)was arrested after ...

 2017-12-16 19:44 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian, Iraqi trade, industrial activists hold meeting in Baghdad...

Baghdad, Dec 16, IRNA The first gathering of Iran, Iraq trade and industrial activists held in Iran's embassy in Baghdad on Saturday following official declaration of Iraq departure from Chapter 7 of the UN Charter....

 2017-12-16 19:42 

AP

Man City humiliates Tottenham in 4-1 win, leads by 14 points...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Raheem Sterling scored twice as Manchester City swept to a 4-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday that sent the runaway Premier League leaders 14 points clear....

 2017-12-16 19:40 

Press Trust of India

Woman attempts suicide over harassment...

Greater Noida, Dec 16 (PTI) A 19-year-old woman allegedlyattempted suicide by consuming poison here after beingharassed by a man, who she claimed was trying to break hermarriage, the police said today.The incident, which took place at Jalpura village, cam...

 2017-12-16 19:39 

AP

Massive California wildfire triggers new wave of evacuations...

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — New evacuations were called on Saturday as surging winds drove an enormous wildfire toward a wealthy enclave in the coastal foothills northwest of Los Angeles....

 2017-12-16 19:36 

AFP

Zuma admits S.Africans 'not happy' with ruling ANC party...

South African President Jacob Zuma admitted Saturday that voters were "not happy" with the ruling ANC party as it began a five-day conference to elect his successor as party leader.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf ...

 2017-12-16 19:35 

AP

Rutgers, behind Corey Sanders, tops No. 15 Seton Hall 71-65...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Corey Sanders scored eight of his season-high 22 points in a game-ending 17-2 run Saturday, leading Rutgers to its biggest victory since Steve Pikiell became coach last......

 2017-12-16 19:34 

Ecns.cn

Bilateral economic cooperation emphasized by Chinese, American businessmen in Houston...

Bilateral economic cooperation between the United States and China was emphasized by officials and businessmen at a business gathering on Friday here....

 2017-12-16 19:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Ronaldo fires Real Madrid to Club World Cup triumph over Gremio...
 2017-12-16 19:33 

Press Trust of India

Bekele to lead men's challenge in 25K run...

Kolkata, Dec 16 (PTI) World record holder in 5000m and10,000m Kenenisa Bekele will lead a strong field of 39 eliteathletes in the TSK 25K international at Red Road heretomorrow.The international field of 16 athletes, eight each formen and women, will be l...

 2017-12-16 19:32 

Reuters

Trump defends tax plan as 'great Christmas gifts' to middle class...

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended a Republican tax-cut plan against Democratic charges that it favors the rich, saying it will be ...

 2017-12-16 19:30 

Sputnik International

Protests in Prague Against Meeting of European Anti-Immigrant Parties...

The Congress of European anti-immigrant political parties, comprising representatives from 10 countries, is being held behind closed doors in the Czech capital of Prague....

 2017-12-16 19:27 

Reuters Canada

Canadian police probe mysterious deaths of billionaire pharma couple...

Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman, founder of Apotex Inc, and his wife Honey, whose bodies were found in their Toronto mansion on Friday....

 2017-12-16 19:27 

Reuters Canada

Canadian police probe mysterious deaths of billionaire pharma couple...

Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman, founder of Apotex Inc, and his wife Honey, whose bodies were found in their Toronto mansion on Friday....

 2017-12-16 19:27 

AP

Large group of volunteers place wreaths at Arlington...

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A huge number of volunteers are placing wreaths on tombstones at Arlington National Cemetery....

 2017-12-16 19:26 

Reuters

Trump defends tax plan as 'great Christmas gifts' to middle class...
 2017-12-16 19:26 

Ynetnews

UN council mulls call for US Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn...

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after US President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel'...

 2017-12-16 19:21 

AP

Romanians join European royals for last king's state funeral...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — European royalty joined tens of thousands of Romanians who wept and applauded as they said farewell to Romania's last monarch, King Michael, who was buried next to his wif......

 2017-12-16 19:20 

Ecns.cn

China's first unmanned subway line about to open...

The first unmanned subway line in China will be opened to passengers by the end of the year after successfully completing several test runs, reports The Beijing News....

 2017-12-16 19:19 

AP

Police identify man arrested after Baltimore car chase...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities have identified the man they said led police on a wild chase through the streets of Baltimore before being arrested on Friday....

 2017-12-16 19:14 

Ecns.cn

In Ontario, Nanjing vigil sets somber scene...

While nothing can undo the unspeakable tragedy of Nanjing Massacre, a day for commemoration in Ontario was a milestone for many reasons....

 2017-12-16 19:14 

TASS

Russian military officers deliver 1.3-tonne batch of humanitarian aid in Aleppo region...

38 Syrians have returned to their homes in the last 24 hours, among them were 15 refugees in the Aleppo province and 23 in Homs province...

 2017-12-16 19:13 

AP

For GOP, tax bill's most visible win may be averting failure...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite the sheer size and society-spanning impact of the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, the quickest and most potent political victory that Republicans would savor by pushing the bi......

 2017-12-16 19:11 

Ecns.cn

Ancient carpet craft brings villagers new opportunities...

The art of carpet-making has been a part of Hotan prefecture's history for at least 2,000 years. Today, villagers are using the ancient craft to lift themselves out of poverty....

 2017-12-16 19:08 

Reuters Africa

U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn...

The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognised the city as Israel's capital....

 2017-12-16 19:08 

Saudi Press Agency

Yemeni VP Urges Parties to Close National Ranks, to Confront Iranian-backed Putschists...
 2017-12-16 19:08 

Sputnik International

Tony Blair Seeks Return to Politics, Aims to Tackle Brexit...

The former UK prime minister who played a controversial role during the invasion of Iraq in 2003 has now expressed his intent to return to British politics and make a stand against the country's attempt to secede from the EU....

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