Iran's reformist President Rouhani wins a second term in landslide

The architect of Iran's still-fragile detente with the West, he led with 58.6 percent of the vote, compared with 39.8 percent for his main challenger, hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi , according to near-complete results broadcast on Saturday. More..

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Singaporeans urged to take precautions when travelling to southern Philippines
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Singaporeans urged to take precautions when travelling to southern Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte , who had declared martial law across the southern third of the nation, warned he may expand it nationwide. Apart from the imposition of Martial Law, the CPP slammed the severe mea...More..

Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

Muye Li, a 23-year-old student who lives on the same floor, said he thought officers were looking for a woman because they "asked me if I had seen the lady next door". 12 of the 59 injured were children, Rouse ...More..

Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

Circuit based in San Francisco , is also weighing the revised travel ban after a federal judge in Hawaii blocked it. The Justice Department vowed to challenge an appeals court ruling that slammed a t...More..

Death toll from Libya airbase attack rises to 140, defense chief suspended
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Death toll from Libya airbase attack rises to 140, defense chief suspended

The head of the GNA in Tripoli subsequently suspended his defense minister pending an investigation into the attack. The servicemen were not able to offer much resistance as they were unarmed, LNA spokesman A...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents

Tuesday's subpoenas come amid an escalating dispute between Flynn and the panel after the former top national security aide to President Donald Trump refused to comply on Monday with a subpoena, invoking h...More..

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu what protocol was as they approached the dais before delivering their speeches. Saudi Arabia and Israel, which should tell you all you need to know about ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

James Bond: Sir Sean Connery remembers Sir Roger Moore with touching tribute

Former James Bond star, Sir Roger Moore , died Tuesday in Switzerland at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced. Among Sir Roger's Bond films were Moonraker , A View...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

Nearly 9,000 people, many small-time users and dealers, have been killed in the Philippines since Duterte took office on June 30. "I can not gamble with ISIS because they are everywhere". Australia's Foreign ...More..

Twitter Reacts To Donald Trump Meeting With Pope Francis
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Twitter Reacts To Donald Trump Meeting With Pope Francis

He recently signed an executive order to unravel President Obama's plan to curb US carbon emissions, and he approved the oil pipelines Dakota Access and Keystone XL. Oof. Remember how happy Francis was to see...More..

Leo Varadkar will today publish his policy document
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Leo Varadkar will today publish his policy document

Mr Coveney said: "My goal is to make Dublin the most dynamic worldwide capital city in Europe while targeting a doubling in the size of our other cities by 2040". "I want to ensure that these cities have suff...More..

ICJ can not nullify Jadhav's death sentence
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ICJ can not nullify Jadhav's death sentence

He said that when there will be matter of our national interest and security then there will be no any compromise. Quaderi said as a prime minister Sharif has "failed totally" while a Pakistan military cou...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Some musicians cancel concerts after Manchester blast

The BBC and Politico report that Abedi, born in 1994 , was likely a British man of Libyan ethnicity. Katrina, a survivor of the Manchester terror attack . A video was posted to Twitter showing chaos...More..

Celebrities Send Love to Victims of Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Celebrities Send Love to Victims of Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert

Grande's fans are predominantly teens and young girls, and many had gone to the venue with their parents for a night of carefree fun that in a flash turned into a scene of carnage. ISIS have claimed responsibi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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

Earlier, South Korea's military officials have said that the Pukguksong-2, which is a land-based version of Pyongyang's submarine-launched weapon , uses solid fuel. Pyongyang's aggressive push to improve its...More..

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Twitterati celebrate 'victory' over Pakistan
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Twitterati celebrate 'victory' over Pakistan

In an emergency hearing on Monday, India had accused Pakistan of "egregious violations of the Vienna convention" by denying Mr Jadhav, a former navy officer, of legal counsel and consular access and refus...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

President Donald Trump delivered this speech to the Muslim world during his second day in Saudi Arabia , home to some of Islam's holiest locations. Mr Trump offered few indications of whether he plan...More..

Berlin and Beijing united on climate in the age of Trump
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Berlin and Beijing united on climate in the age of Trump

It may yet prove to be a voice that the administration can't afford to ignore. Nor does he think a U.S. departure would trigger a domino effect of other countries leaving. A statement issued in Bonn and cop...More..

Facebook's secret internal rules on porn and hate speech leaked
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Facebook's secret internal rules on porn and hate speech leaked

A Guardian investigation revealed how the site formulates these policies - from posting about violence, hate speech , pornography, self-harm, animal cruelty and other topics - which have come under scrutiny...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Saudi oil minister confident in extension of production cuts

The meeting took place two days prior to the OPEC ministerial meeting that is scheduled from May 25, 2017. OPEC and 11 non-members agreed a year ago to cut output by as much as 1.8 MMbpd. OPEC may face a...More..

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

An announcement could come Friday, the soft deadline Trump set for himself. Of Trump's proposed wall along the US-Mexico border, Lieberman said he didn't believe Trump could get Mexico to pay for it "volu...More..

Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

The tweet came a day after The New York Times reported that Trump had demanded that Comey pledge his loyalty to him at a private dinner at the White House on January 27. "If there's tapes of this conversation...More..

Police in Maine, Vermont, NH kick off 'Click It or Ticket'
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Police in Maine, Vermont, NH kick off 'Click It or Ticket'

The front seat belt usage rate in New Jersey now stands at 93.35%. Children younger than 8 years must be in a child safety seat or booster seat unless they're taller than 4 feet 9 inches. We want to keep ou...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Palestinian man killed after trying to stab cops in Jerusalem

The people of Israel are excited about Trump's first trip to Israel, on which they pin "great expectations", the president adds. Trump's speech in Israel was notably less animated and combative than his typic...More..

Trump's 'terror' label for Hamas draws Palestinian fire
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump's 'terror' label for Hamas draws Palestinian fire

Donald Trump has arrived in Israel, the second destination on his five-stop Middle East trip. Trump has also opted against an immediate move of the U.S. And on the eve of Trump's visit, an Israeli official sa...More..

GST rates unlikely to hurt inflation, RBI to be less hawkish
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

GST rates unlikely to hurt inflation, RBI to be less hawkish

This could lead companies to pass the costs of higher tax compliance on to the consumer at a later stage, said the report by Morgan Stanley. "Over a period of time, our aim should be to reduce the number of t...More..

Hassan Rouhani wins Iran presidential election by a landslide
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Hassan Rouhani wins Iran presidential election by a landslide

TEHRAN: Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani ridiculed USA strategy in the Middle East, dismissing Donald Trump's summit with Arab leaders as "just a show" and insisting that missile tests will cont...More..

Finals are 1 win away for Warriors, who have Spurs on brink
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Finals are 1 win away for Warriors, who have Spurs on brink

No NBA team has ever come back to win a series after losing the first three games. Perhaps it was the well-respected coach's way of psychologically motivating his team for Game 2 of the Western Conference Fina...More..

Emotional viewers thank BBC for eye-opening drama Three Girls
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Emotional viewers thank BBC for eye-opening drama Three Girls

In the first episode new to the area, Holly is keen to make friends but finds herself drawn into a frightening world she is unable to escape - a world all too familiar to sexual health worker Sara. She said: "F...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

I Have Enjoyed This Season At Chelsea - John Terry

Chelsea finish their league season on Sunday by playing host to Sunderland at Stamford Bridge. "Genuinely I haven't made any decisions yet and I'm evaluating all my options at the moment". "I have a plan in ...More..

Spurs rout James Harden, Rockets 114-75 to win series
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Spurs rout James Harden, Rockets 114-75 to win series

San Antonio beat Golden State two times (out of three games) during the regular National Basketball Association season, but they are now up against a very healthy and well-rested team in the Warriors. The Sp...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Big banks fume over hefty new Australia levy

The government expects growth will increase from 1.75 percent in the current fiscal year to 2.75 percent next year. It comes as Treasurer Scott Morrison has been attacked for having a "Labor-like" Budget, aft...More..

Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

According to multiple press reports, Chaffetz has told his colleagues he will become a Fox News contributor upon his June 30 departure. "I don't know if that was said or not said", Chaffetz said about Trump's...More..

President Bush photobombing reporter is priceless
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

President Bush photobombing reporter is priceless

Along with Rangers fans, the former commander-in-chief also left his family startled by his moment on camera. Later taking to Twitter, Jones seemed to take it in stride. You can't take him anywhere, ' she sai...More..

Graham: Russia investigation now a criminal one
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Graham: Russia investigation now a criminal one

Trump said , according to the document, which was read to The New York Times by an American official. Trump fired Comey on May 9. Democrats and Trump's fellow Republicans widely praised the appointment of ...More..

Undisclosed Trump campaign-Russia interactions
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Undisclosed Trump campaign-Russia interactions

At the time , Trump was still a candidate in the presidential race and Flynn was yet to become national security adviser, a position he only held briefly. Russian officials were so confident that they could u...More..

Chibok schoolgirls released in exchange for detained Boko Haram suspects
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Chibok schoolgirls released in exchange for detained Boko Haram suspects

The presidency had announced late Saturday that months of talks with the jihadists had "yielded results" some six months after 21 other Chibok girls were freed with the help of the ICRC and the Swiss government...More..

North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in called an emergency meeting of his National Security Council to discuss the North's latest missile test, according to the Yonhap news agency. Last Monday, the UN Secu...More..

White House official subject of Russia probe
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

White House official subject of Russia probe

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said at the time that Kushner was working jointly with the State Department to manage the administration's foreign affairs. President Donald Trump was barely out ove...More..

Is Trump Looking For a New Press Secretary?
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Is Trump Looking For a New Press Secretary?

Pressed by Pirro on whether he asked Comey for his loyalty, Trump responded: "No, I didn't, but I don't think it would be a bad question to ask". "It's a challenging job, and you need someone really determine...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces in West Bank, Gaza

The statement continued, "These prisoners are being held under harsh, inhumane conditions and being subjected to physical and mental ill-treatment, including torture, severe interrogations, intimidation and sol...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump visit draws country singer Toby Keith to Saudi Arabia

According to The Independent , former President Barack Obama sold $60 billon worth of arms to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has been increasing its holdings of U.S. "We share a very, very large amount of inte...More..

PM Modi speaks to French President-Elect Macron
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

PM Modi speaks to French President-Elect Macron

Despite losing to Mr Macron - securing just around 33.9 per cent of the vote compared with his 66.1 per cent - Ms Le Pen did almost twice as well as her father did when he reached the second round of the electi...More..

Trump scraps Masada visit after Israel nixes chopper landing
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump scraps Masada visit after Israel nixes chopper landing

Since then, the only plane on Masada was a Cessna light aircraft that accidentally crashed into the site in 2006. It is also listed as the World Heritage site by UNESCO. "They will go up to the mountain by cabl...More..

President Trump to embark on first foreign trip as president
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

President Trump to embark on first foreign trip as president

Lewandowski was removed as Trump's campaign manager in June 2016. But they believe the seriousness of the issues Trump will confront can help realign the President. "The media thinks it's about Trump, and it's ...More..

Sally Yates Was the Real Blackmailer
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Sally Yates Was the Real Blackmailer

At one point, Yates explicitly used the term "blackmail" with respect to the kind of danger Flynn was in-and, for that matter, that the White House was in. "We began our meeting telling him that there had been ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump, dogged by questions at home, makes first trip abroad

Trump's lack of foreign travel has even landed him with a nickname: the "Homebody President". Mr Trump began thinking about the trip just after his election, and he is deeply involved in the preparations, inc...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump denies ever urging Comey to back off Flynn investigation

In a reported memo, Comey allegedly says Trump asked him to let the probe into Flynn go. Trump said he was about to name a replacement for Comey, another move to settle the waters. "In the meantime, I will ne...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

US air strike hit "military point"

Syria and Russian Federation condemned airstrikes by a USA -led coalition that they said killed at least eight people . One official says the pro-regime forces had entered a so-called "de-confliction" zon...More..

Trump lambasts 'witch hunt' after ex-FBI boss named Russian Federation probe chief
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump lambasts 'witch hunt' after ex-FBI boss named Russian Federation probe chief

But lawmakers at both congressional sessions expressed frustration that Rosenstein would say little in answer to their questions about his actions - or others' - before Comey's firing. "And now that the Justice...More..