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UN Security Council to meet on Aleppo amid atrocity accusations

Syrian government forces have reportedly entered civilian homes and killed people inside "on the spot" in eastern Aleppo , the U.N. Human Rights Office said Tuesday. " Real massacres " were taking place in the city, the war monitor said. When rebel forces seized Aleppo's eastern districts in 2012, they envisaged the area as a seat of power to rival the capital, Damascus.


Trump's victory in Wisconsin affirmed following recount

Trump's victory in Wisconsin affirmed following recount

The billionaire NY real estate mogul tweets , "The final Wisconsin vote is in and guess what - we just picked up an additional 131 votes". Instead, the campaign will turn its efforts toward future elections, by seeking to overhaul recount procedures and its use of paperless voting machines.


International Monetary Fund chief expected to stand trial over fraud case

International Monetary Fund chief expected to stand trial over fraud case

At the time, she approved an out-of-court settlement with businessman Bernard Tapie. She is appearing before the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR), a body set up in 1993 to handle crimes allegedly committed by cabinet ministers. The prosecution says that through her actions, Ms Lagarde "deprived the state of a chance to avoid this money being misused". He has been accused of not showing Lagarde "essential" documents from a state committee that advised against sending the case to ...


Surgeon General calls e-cigarettes a health threat to the nation's youth

Surgeon General calls e-cigarettes a health threat to the nation's youth

Fast overtaking sales of regular cigarettes, the electronic variety still uses nicotine and usually contain flavoring which make it particularly popular with the younger population. Those who smoke e-cigarettes have a different view. In a statement , the Vapor Technology Association responded by saying: "What the Surgeon General does not acknowledge with this announcement are the millions of adult Americans who rely on vapor products to switch away from smoking deadly cigarettes".


Renzi arrives to tender resignation as Italy PM

Renzi arrives to tender resignation as Italy PM

But President Sergio Mattarella asked him on Wednesday evening to stay on in a caretaker role until a new government can be put in place. The talks will begin tomorrow at 5pm GMT and are due to end on Saturday afternoon. The European Commission said the budget broke EU fiscal rules but delayed any demand for corrective action until after the referendum in order not to hurt Renzi's prospects in the ballot.


PTI takes U-turn on Parliament boycott

PTI takes U-turn on Parliament boycott

The PTI chief said his party boycotted Parliament as the PM had discredited the house by refraining to answer the allegations leveled against him. He also said the goal of ending the boycott is to table two motions in the parliament against the parliament.