Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia flies to Moscow, having seen Trump off

Prince Mohammed, who met Putin on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in China in September, left Saudi Arabia for meetings in Russian Federation with Putin and other top officials, the state-run Saudi Press Agency said on Twitter Tuesday. More..

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by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport

Police earlier said no shots were fired. A spokesperson with the Orlando Police Department tells FOX 35 that the suspect is not in custody, as had been reported by other new organizations. Authorities warne...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Macron to hold 'tough' talks with Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin have visited an exhibit marking the 300th anniversary of Russian Czar Peter the Great's trip to Paris . "Big things are built over time"...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

The act was being widely denounced online. President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders yesterday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a deci...More..

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

Padilla said . Hapilon is on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list; the US has offered a $5 million reward for his capture. "We once more call on the people in the community to join us fight terrorism". He...More..

US President Donald Trump to decide on Paris accord next week
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

US President Donald Trump to decide on Paris accord next week

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Trump walked away from the G7 summit in Sicily with very different takes on the meetings. The U.S. had crippled the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, the predecessor to the ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

We concluded a historic week for our country". But instead of gravitas, the world was treated to goofiness. That isn't how Europe leaders and most of the continent's media see it. He asked , through an inte...More..

JFK's life, legacy is celebrated on his centennial
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

JFK's life, legacy is celebrated on his centennial

The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum will have a special exhibit called "JFK at 100: Life & Legacy". As today is a national holiday, the Forever stamp is only available at the event . Kennedy, who was assass...More..

No Malaysians involved in East Jakarta bombing: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

No Malaysians involved in East Jakarta bombing: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Two suspected suicide bombers killed three Indonesian police officers and injured 10 people on Wednesday night in twin blasts near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, police said . Inspector-Gener...More..

Greens to back minority NDP government
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Greens to back minority NDP government

The Liberals have been in power for 16 years and won the most seats in the election, but fell one short of a majority in the 87-seat legislature. Weaver stressed that the deal is not to create a coalition gov...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Corbyn prepared to open referendum talks with SNP

The Conservative manifesto for the General Election makes clear that there should not be another referendum without "public consent" and until the Brexit process has "played out". She added that an SNP vict...More..

Sailing: Ainslie loses to France in setback to America's Cup hopes
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Sailing: Ainslie loses to France in setback to America's Cup hopes

The second day of racing started with the biggest upset so far as Groupama Team France, soundly beaten in two races on Saturday, shocked Artemis for its first point. "It was a day where it was really easy to ma...More..

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

A commentary in Israel's centrist Yediot Aharonot newspaper said that after two days of waiting for Trump's keynote address "the only thing we could learn from that speech was how to say nothing with a whole ...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

On Friday, the Iranian Regime announced that Hassan Rouhani had won a second term in the elections but, according to a political analyst, these elections do not represent the will of the people, rather the fa...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Reports have also surfaced recently that Trump shared classified intelligence with Russian officials and asked former FBI Director James Comey to end a federal investigation into former national security adviso...More..

Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

As for follow-up, "The one thing that it probably will be is quiet and discreet", the official said. But in Israel, Trump was not almost as direct. White House officials said Trump avoided specifics on ob...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

North Korea leader oversees 'new' weapon system test: KCNA

Sunday's announcement came less than a week after North Korea said on May 22 that its test-firing a day earlier of a solid-fuel, medium-range missile capable of striking most of Japan was "perfect" and that...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

UK lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested

Singer Ariana Grande has announced she will return to Manchester , England, for a benefit concert following a terror attack at her concert earlier this week. Police say they think Abedi assembled his bomb ...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

A member of the U.S. Navy's elite skydiving demonstration team plunged to his death on Sunday when his parachute failed to open while performing in an aerial exhibition as part of New York Harbor's annual ...More..

Twitter blasts Cong vice president; say his visit will make situation worse
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Twitter blasts Cong vice president; say his visit will make situation worse

Several houses belonging to members of both communities had been torched. Mayawati, heads India's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), a party that has support base in Uttar Pradesh and following among millions of ...More..

Britain's terror threat level reduced from 'critical' to 'severe'
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Britain's terror threat level reduced from 'critical' to 'severe'

May said she reduced the nation's terror alert level based on advice from an inter-departmental security meeting called Cobra, BBC reported. Britain's threat level has been downgraded to "severe", Theresa...More..

Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

He added that the cash Saudi Arabia used to pay for weapons worth $110bn (£86bn) should have been used to "improve the lives of their own people" instead. Rouhani responded to Trump's criticism by saying stabi...More..

Philippines: Nationwide martial law possible as fighting continues in Marawi
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Philippines: Nationwide martial law possible as fighting continues in Marawi

He said Hapilon suffered a stroke after a government airstrike wounded him in January. Gen. Restituto Padilla said Thursday. "We will make this their cemetery", he said. Authorities were working to determine ...More..

Manchester City in talks to sign Ederson for record deal
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Manchester City in talks to sign Ederson for record deal

Bruno Andrade, who works for O Jogo and Goal , is reporting this evening that the 23-year-old will become a City player this week. "I still don't know but this was probably my last game for Benfica ", a...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

100 civilians killed after United States bomb attack in Mosul

The probe concluded that the United States strike in the Al Jadida district inadvertently triggered explosives placed in the building by IS fighters, causing it to collapse. The CJFLCC-OIR's investigation was...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

A statement from him carried by Iranian media read: "I should take an important decision to keep the unity of revolutionary forces". "I ask all my popular supporters across the country to use all their potent...More..

Sudan accuses Egypt of backing rebels ahead of foreign minister's trip
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sudan accuses Egypt of backing rebels ahead of foreign minister's trip

Egypt's foreign policy, according to the statement, is based on respecting global law and principles of good neighbourliness, especially when it comes to countries that have a special brotherly bond with Egypt ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Syria said to be aim of reported back channel

Per the reports , Kushner spoke with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergei Kislyak, about establishing a secret line of communications to avoid being monitored. This report adds to the growing number of ques...More..

Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town: 5 killed, 286 arrested
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town: 5 killed, 286 arrested

At least five people were killed in Bahrain on Tuesday when police opened fire on supporters of a top cleric during a raid on his house, the interior ministry said . "The situation is terrifying". The Brit...More..

United States admits over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

United States admits over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March

Gen. Matthew Isler told Pentagon reporters that there is no way the munition a US plane dropped March 17 in the Jadidah neighborhood could have caused the extensive damage that killed 101 people in a house and ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

U.S. summons Turkey envoy for embassy brawl

Turkey regards the Syrian force as an arm of the Kurdistan Workers' Party , or PKK, which Ankara and Washington have both listed as a terrorist group. "We are telling you this now in advance", Erdogan said. ...More..

EU meets Turkey's Erdogan in bid to ease tensions
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

EU meets Turkey's Erdogan in bid to ease tensions

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that the violence against peaceful protesters by bodyguards for Turkey's president was "completely indefensible", as members of Congress pressed the Trump administratio...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

DNC calls for firing Trump's son-in-law over Russia revelations

Jared Kushner is reported to have made the proposal during a meeting with Russia's ambassador to Washington in December, according to the Washington Post . She said that Mr Kushner had "thousands of call...More..

Trump travel ban fight heads towards Supreme Court showdown
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump travel ban fight heads towards Supreme Court showdown

Sessions says Trump is not required to admit people from "countries that sponsor or shelter terrorism until he determines that they can be properly vetted" and don't pose a security threat. Niemeyer wrote that ...More..

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

He called on the world to isolate Iran. Following a tumultuous ten-days for the president where he faced calls for impeachment from some democrats for sharing classified information with Russian Federation an...More..

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das congratulates PM Narendra Modi on completing 3 years
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das congratulates PM Narendra Modi on completing 3 years

The total length of the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge project, including the approach roads on each side, is 28.50 km. "We have this vision", Prime Minister Modi said after inaugurating the bridge named after legendary...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani

Rouhani, a mid-ranking Muslim cleric and longtime establishment figure, was elected in 2013 by a 51 percent margin on promises of detente with major powers and an end to house arrests of opposition leaders. "It...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Iraq probes allegations of human rights violations in Mosul

The precision-guided bomb selected - a GBU-38 - was set up to cause only localised damage to the building, but it ignited a large amount of explosive material which IS fighters had previously placed inside. He ...More..

US Plans First Test of ICBM Intercept, With North Korea on Mind
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

US Plans First Test of ICBM Intercept, With North Korea on Mind

The system has carried out successful intercepts in nine out of 17 attempts dating back to 1999. The North recently tested the Hwasong-12, a new medium, long-range ballistic missile, which some observers beli...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Manchester terrorist's brother 'aware of attacker's plans' - bomber's father also arrested

Police also raided and searched a property elsewhere in Manchester where Abedi's brother Ismail is thought to have lived. LOS ANGELES Ariana Grande has suspended her concert tour after a suicide bomber...More..

Trump calls Germans 'very bad', vows to curb vehicle imports
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump calls Germans 'very bad', vows to curb vehicle imports

Trump's condemnation of the German auto industry also overlooked the fact that many German cars are already made in the U.S. BMW , Slate reports , has run a plant in SC since 1994 that is the company's large...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks

Images obtained by The New York Times newspaper had shown a detonator said to have been carried in Abedi's left hand, shrapnel including nuts and screws as well as the shredded remains of a blue backpack. He ...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Ariana Grande suspends tour following bombing at Manchester Arena concert

Manchester-born Abedi went to school locally and then studied business management at Salford University, before dropping out from the course. On Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May increased the thr...More..

Intensive search for Manchester bomber's network
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Intensive search for Manchester bomber's network

The Libyan anti-terror force that arrested the men said in a statement that the brother, Hashim Abedi, confessed he and his brother were linked to the Islamic State group and that he was aware of the arena bomb...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump pledges to help end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

In effect, it would offer Israel recognition by the Arab world and the "normalization" of relations in exchange for a full withdrawal from the territory Israel has occupied since the June 1967 Middle East war, ...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talk during welcome ceremony in Tel Aviv , Monday, May 22,2017. Mr. Netanyahu , who blasted then-President Barack Obama for strik...More..

Congress rapidly headed for debt limit battle
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Congress rapidly headed for debt limit battle

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington , Wednesday, May 24, 2017, before the House Budget Committee hearing on President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 federal budget. Mnuchin ...More..

More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

The bomb dropped on a building in the city of Mosul set off explosive materials that IS militants had already been placed inside, causing the structure to collapse, the Pentagon said in describing the concl...More..

World officials seek closer ties with Iran as Rouhani reelected president
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

World officials seek closer ties with Iran as Rouhani reelected president

In a speech to Arab Muslim leaders in Riyadh on Sunday, Trump singled out Iran as the world's biggest sponsor of terrorism. The two sides were also united in their opposition to the Iranian nuclear deal brokere...More..

Trump, Macron handshake turns into showdown
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump, Macron handshake turns into showdown

Le Pen said she was best placed to defend France's interests in what she called the "new world" of Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin. "It is my great honor to be with the newly elected president of France, ...More..