Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran

Iran was waiting until after the election to hold its first global auction of oil-development rights, Iranian Students News Agency reported on May 16, citing Ali Kardor, managing director of state-run National Iranian Oil Co. Gen. Massoud Jazayeri, ... More..

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by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

After what North Korea has deemed a successful missile test on Sunday, the country claims it has harnessed the capability to begin mass-production of missiles that are capable of reaching USA military bases...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Korea unveils Earth photos captured by latest missile

After last week's launch, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said she was going to "tighten the screws" on Pyongyang. "The Trump administration would be well advised to lend an ear to the voices of concern t...More..

Texas to pass bill banning transgender students from choosing bathrooms
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Texas to pass bill banning transgender students from choosing bathrooms

House lawmakers, including Straus, have argued the amendment to the emergency response bill is a compromise, as it only focuses on bathroom use in schools and provides an alternative to transgender children. Th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump believes he can make an Israel-Palestine peace deal

Trump landed in Tel Aviv on Monday afternoon, welcomed by officials including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he walked along a red carpet ahead of a brief ceremony. "On my first trip overseas as p...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Syria 'categorically' denies United States accusations of mass killings

Syria's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that the "US administration's accusations against the Syrian government of a so-called crematorium in Saydnaya prison, in addition to the broken record about the use...More..

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

The missile, called the Hwasong-12, launched at a steep angle from a site northwest of Pyongyang, reached an altitude of 1,242 miles and traveled about 435 miles, landing in the Sea of Japan. South Korea's Defe...More..

CA threatens to not pay players in wages row
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

CA threatens to not pay players in wages row

In March, CA tabled a deal for total payments of $419m which, contentiously, dismantles the fixed revenue percentage model. However, a pay dispute has erupted between national governing body Cricket Australia...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

What to expect from Trump's visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

The visit is part of a carefully constructed theme of Trump's first foreign trip as president. Trump, Netanyahu and Rivlin are expected to make short speeches at the event. Trump smiled and said "I agree". ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

Some have managed to pressure Israel into releasing them, although some have been re-detained. Led by jailed resistance icon Marwan Barghouti, more than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners began an open-ended hunge...More..

Marine Le Pen's Niece Should Take Over FN Leadership - French Lawmaker
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Marine Le Pen's Niece Should Take Over FN Leadership - French Lawmaker

As part of his effort to convince voters that both he and his movement marked a break with the status quo, Macron previously promised that half of its candidates will be new to elected politics. Sylvie Goular...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Israel 'shocked' over Trump aide's Western Wall comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump at the White House in February. According to Israel's Channel 2 News, a member of the U.S. "From a summary of a meeting between Ambas...More..

Trump NSA says status of Western Wall a 'policy decision'
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump NSA says status of Western Wall a 'policy decision'

It later annexed East Jerusalem and claims the entire city as its undivided capital. "The statement released by the office included a transcript from Netanyahu's meeting with Trump in Washington , which took...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

UN Condemns North Korea Missile Test, Vows Sanctions

Asked if North Korea's missile programme was developing faster than the South had expected , he said: "Yes". And indeed, his initial reaction to Sunday's missile test suggest that may be the case. North Kore...More..

Trump Expands
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump Expands "Global Gag Rule" Putting Millions at Risk Worldwide

On a myriad of issues, Donald Trump hasn't disappointed evangelicals since he's taken office. Also not covered under the new policy are referrals for abortion in cases of "rape, incest, or endangerment of t...More..

Turkish Leader Visits Trump Looking For
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Turkish Leader Visits Trump Looking For "New Beginning" With US Despite Obstacles

Constitutional amendments narrowly approved in the referendum switched the once mostly ceremonial post Erdogan holds into the center of power in the Turkish government. Donald Trump said his meeting with Russia...More..

Salve charged Re 1 for fighting Jadhav's case at ICJ: Swaraj
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Salve charged Re 1 for fighting Jadhav's case at ICJ: Swaraj

We want appropriate legal representation for Jadhav, India told the UN's main judicial body which has stayed his death sentence. Pakistan's lawyer Khawar Qureshi claimed India has not proved that Jadhav is it...More..

China economic growth takes another step back
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

China economic growth takes another step back

Property investment in central China grew 16.8 percent year on year in the same period, faster than the growth rates in eastern and western regions, while property investment in northeastern China declined 13.7...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

China opposes latest N. Korean missile test

Chief Japanese Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga, called the latest test a violation of United Nations resolutions as he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the move and issued a strong protest over North K...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

G-7 countries call for renewed common effort against cybercrime

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde arrives for the opening session of the G7 of Finance ministers in Bari , southern Italy, Friday, May 12, 2017. Trump has proposed slashing the US...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump says he was always going to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The White House has said Comey's firing was unrelated to the Russian Federation probe, but in the interview with NBC News on Thursday, Trump said he knew he ran the risk that by firing Comey he woul...More..

Pak: Indian woman asks Islamabad High Court for security on way home
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Pak: Indian woman asks Islamabad High Court for security on way home

According to Uzma, her husband Tahir tricked her into marrying him since she had no knowledge of his first wife. The official identified as Piyush Singh, first secretary at the Indian High Commission in Islam...More..

John Wall sinks Celtics in Game 6 to keep Wizards' season alive
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

John Wall sinks Celtics in Game 6 to keep Wizards' season alive

Game 6 will be in Washington Friday at 8 p.m. and Game 7 back in Boston Monday if the Celtics and Wizards are deadlocked at 3-3. "He's anxious about winning". "They should have been motivated by everything el...More..

Stamp Out Hunger food drive set for Saturday, May 13
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Stamp Out Hunger food drive set for Saturday, May 13

Dustin Hassler, NALC president, said since the beginning of the Stamp Out Hunger campaign, 1.5 billion pounds of food has been collected nationally. Those who are food insecure are often "hard-working adults,...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump to meet top Russian diplomat at the White House

The White House says President Donald Trump will meet Wednesday with Vladimir Putin's top diplomat, marking the highest level, face-to-face contact with Russian Federation of the American leader's young preside...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Prince Philip Decides 96 Is a Good Retirement Age

Mass panic engulfed global media as word of "an emergency meeting" trickled out of Buckingham Palace in the wee hours of Thursday morning (local time), but fears were allayed by Prince Philip's announcement. ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

North Korea Holding 4th US Citizen in Detention

At the same time , the deployment of an American missile defence system in South Korea to protect its ally against an unpredictable North has angered China, which fears it will weaken its own ballistic missile...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Confident Tories will target SNP big names

However, agreeing a coalition with either party carries risks for Labour. The First Minister desperately played down the threat posed by Ruth Davidson's Tories, after they achieved their best local election r...More..

BJP dubs Mulayam's statement on Akhilesh as 'another episode of family drama'
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

BJP dubs Mulayam's statement on Akhilesh as 'another episode of family drama'

With regards to his newly formed Secular Morcha, Shivpal Yadav said its main objective "was to restore the lost honour of Mulayam Singh Yadav". While addressing a rally in Manipur, Mulayam Singh Yadav express...More..

Chechnya's Leader Says
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Chechnya's Leader Says "We Have Never Had" Gay Men - just Fake Checkens

German chancellor Angela Merkel publicly urged Mr. Putin to intervene after meeting him in Sochi on Tuesday. However, Kadyrov continued to deny the existence of gay men in the republic. The ombudswoman assure...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Nigeria says exchange made for 82 Chibok girls

April 13, 2016: Boko Haram video appears to show some of the Chibok girls, and tearful mothers recognize their daughters. Some were able to escape and 21 were released in October after negotiations brokered by ...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Texas Officer Who Killed Jordan Edwards Has Been Fired

Edwards, his brothers and two friends were leaving a house party in the Dallas suburb as Oliver and a second officer arrived to investigate possible underage drinking at the party, which was reported by a n...More..

The Sun newspaper mistakenly published a story suggesting Prince Philip had died
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

The Sun newspaper mistakenly published a story suggesting Prince Philip had died

Mass panic engulfed worldwide media as word of "an emergency meeting" trickled out of Buckingham Palace in the wee hours of Thursday morning (local time), but fears were allayed by Prince Philip's announcemen...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

In a wide ranging interview for Face The Nation on CBS, he said he had not yet decided on whether the U.S. would launch military action against Kim Jong Un, but said he didn't want to give away "all our mov...More..

House Passes Comp Time Bill
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

House Passes Comp Time Bill

Martha Roby of Alabama, the measure's sponsor, said on the House floor Tuesday. But organizations that give voice to workers say the legislation gives the flexibility and choice to employers, not employees. The...More..

Vehicle of Missing Couple Found in Belize Sugarcane Field
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Vehicle of Missing Couple Found in Belize Sugarcane Field

The bodies were found near Chan Chen village. "Matus is described as 5′ 1" tall with shoulder-length brown hair and a slim build, and was last seen wearing white, denim short trousers and a white long-sleeve ...More..

Court: Gay couple's suit against Kentucky clerk can proceed
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Court: Gay couple's suit against Kentucky clerk can proceed

Ermold and Moore argued, successfully, that because their suit sought damages for being turned away, they had the right to pursue that claim in court. Ermold and Moore had got a licence eventually, a three-judg...More..

by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

UAE says 'significant breakthrough' reached in Libya talks

Conflicting accounts of initial agreements and leaks of documents neither side signed have in the past confused global mediation and negotiations to end the conflict in Libya, which fell into factional fighting...More..

by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

50 miners trapped underground in explosion in Iran, some feared dead

Officials have blamed accumulated methane gas for the blast. Provincial spokesman Ali Yazerloo said the blast happened at 12.45pm local time at the Zemestanyurt mine, which employs more than 500 people. Goles...More..

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on NATO convoy in Kabul
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on NATO convoy in Kabul

Two of the vehicles was badly damaged, along with several other passing cars, AFP reports. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who visited Kabul last month as Washington seeks to craft a new strategy in Afg...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Kurds and Turks trade fire on Syria border

Kurdish allies in Iraq and Syria were described as "unsafe", according to Air Force Col. John Dorrian, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve. The Turkish government also stated it will "continue its fi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers Select With the 30th Pick

But what really excited Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert was the linebacker's hand usage. "This is a story about a young man that is a very good football player". Watt was ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Sydney sightseeing day planned for US Vice President Mike Pence

In his opening remarks to the meeting, Mr Pence said he and US President Donald Trump regarded the free trade agreement signed by Australia and the US in 2005 as an excellent model and a "win-win" for both coun...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

John Higgins clinches victory over Barry Hawkins to reach final

I play with more confidence and more aggressively. "I knew that that was my chance and if I didn't take it I think the match would have gone away from me". "The tip I had on before was more or less fine and it ...More..

After Saudi stop, Germany' Merkel heads to neighboring UAE
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

After Saudi stop, Germany' Merkel heads to neighboring UAE

During the meeting with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Merkel touched upon such issues as women's rights, the death penalty in the Arab country and the conflict in Yemen. In December, Merkel ...More..

Iran summons Pakistani envoy over attack on borders guards
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Iran summons Pakistani envoy over attack on borders guards

He added that Iran would follow up on the case through the Pakistani government. According to the report, the border guards were patrolling along the frontier area when the incident took place. Durrani had of...More..

USA pledges to use diplomacy to resolve 'threat' from North Korea
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

USA pledges to use diplomacy to resolve 'threat' from North Korea

Earlier, the top USA commander in the Pacific defended the deployment of an advanced missile defence system in South Korea. "However, we remain prepared to defend ourselves and our allies", the three top Trump ...More..

French court refuses to extradite Kosovo ex-prime minister
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

French court refuses to extradite Kosovo ex-prime minister

He declined to elaborate. Detained on a Serbian arrest warrant as he flew into France in January, he was released on condition that he did not leave the country. Kosovo, a former Serbian province, declared in...More..

Kelly says critical lawmakers should changes laws or shut up
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Kelly says critical lawmakers should changes laws or shut up

Despite frictions between the Trump administration and the Mexican government, Kelly said that Mexico is an ally when it comes to securing borders and eliminating drug trafficking. He continued: "It's three t...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Pentagon: Turkey put U.S. troops in danger with surprise airstrikes

Turkey, which backs Syrian rebel groups and which launched a ground operation in northern Syria a year ago, vowed to continue acting against groups it links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Mr. T...More..