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Israelis on edge before Trump visit

Israelis on edge before Trump visit

On Thursday, the day before Trump's scheduled departure, the White House posted a video on its YouTube channel , which featured a map of Israel that omitted Gaza, the West Bank and the Golan He...

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Iran refutes USA for urging policy shift in Rouhani's second term

Interior Minister Abdul Reza Rahmani Fazli said Raisi received 38.5%, or 15.7m votes - not enough to take the election to a second round. The clear victory means the nuclear deal , which is his landm...

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N Korea confirms 'successful' launch of ballistic missile:KCNA

People in Seoul watch a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch by North Korea. The White House said it was aware that North Korea had launched a midrange ballistic missile. Japan...

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What kind of dialogue India wants on OBOR, asks China

What kind of dialogue India wants on OBOR, asks China

Under the Asia-Africa connectivity initiative, India and Japan will support massive infrastructure projects and capacity building programmes in East Africa. According to Xinhua, 68 countries and globa...

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Burr says Flynn lawyers told committee he won't honor subpoena for documents

Burr says Flynn lawyers told committee he won't honor subpoena for documents

Congressional aides told Reuters the committee was still negotiating in the hopes of obtaining the requested documents. The Senate committee is one of several on Capitol Hill investigating possibl...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to change lawyers after ICJ stays execution

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to change lawyers after ICJ stays execution

Abraham added that under the Vienna Convention, India should have received consular access to seek justice for the former Indian Naval officer. The Hague rejected the Pakistani argument that ICJ had...

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Julian Assange hails 'victory' as Sweden drops probe

Julian Assange hails 'victory' as Sweden drops probe

The Australian has been holed up in the embassy since mid-2012 when he sought asylum there to avoid extradition to Sweden to face accusations he raped a woman in 2010 in Stockholm. Appearing on the ...

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Indian man arrested in Pakistan for not carrying travel documents

Indian man arrested in Pakistan for not carrying travel documents

The Times of India reported that while the term "jointly" in the context of the case is not clearly known yet, the vast clout of the army makes the statement by Speaker of the National Assembly Sarda...

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Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

Notre Dame graduate Griffin Hilly is from Chicago's diverse Albany Park neighborhood. The protest came weeks after Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's secretary of education, was drowned out by boos during ...

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Seoul says North Korea fires an unidentified projectile

North Korea on Sunday fired a midrange ballistic missile, USA and South Korean officials said, in the latest weapons test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. Nor...

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What Billy Horschel said after winning the Byron Nelson

What Billy Horschel said after winning the Byron Nelson

During the stretch when Hahn fell behind his playing partners, Horschel rolled in a 60-foot birdie putt at the par-4 14th after his poor approach that led him to toss his club in the air. The victory,...

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US State Department summons Turkish Ambassador

US State Department summons Turkish Ambassador

He went on to call for a diplomatic response from the U.S. and said the government should press charges against Turkish officials involved in the brawl. The video shows Erdogan in the back of a ...

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Firing 'nut job' James Comey took off pressure, says Donald Trump

Firing 'nut job' James Comey took off pressure, says Donald Trump

McCain, a frequent critic of the president and his administration, criticised the Trump administration for having a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the White House, Politico re...

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The Liberal Democrats want legalised cannabis and another Brexit vote

The UK will be able to raise and save a combined £1bn ($1.3bn) a year by legalising cannabis, cutting down on justice costs and taxing the drug like cigarettes and alcohol, the Liberal Democrats clai...

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Here's how impeachment works - and why Trump is safe for now

Here's how impeachment works - and why Trump is safe for now

President Trump has been embroiled in a series of scandals that have made investors concerned. Typically, the Judiciary Committee starts with an investigation and then votes on whether or not to recom...

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Green calls for impeachment on floor of Congress

Green calls for impeachment on floor of Congress

DEMOCRATIC Congressman Al Green has called for President Trump to be impeached over his treatment of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, accusing him of obstruction of justice...

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Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

Venezuela's president is comparing treatment of his government's officials overseas to that of Jews in Nazi Germany. The Treasury department announced the move on Thursday (19 May), saying it was fr...

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Chaffetz's Last Role In Congress May Be Looking Into Comey's Memos

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) is leaving Congress, possibly for a job at Fox News. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Thursday that he had not spoken to Chaffetz about his intentions. Chaffetz's ...

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I am not corrupt, will remain in politics, Trinamool: Sudip Bandopadhyay

I am not corrupt, will remain in politics, Trinamool: Sudip Bandopadhyay

So far opposition leaders have met each other, with Sonia Gandhi taking a lead on a joint candidate and holding discussions with the Left's Sitaram Yechury, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Ms Ba...

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Netanyahu vows Israel 'will continue to build in our capital' Jerusalem

Netanyahu vows Israel 'will continue to build in our capital' Jerusalem

It's starting to become a routine. A senior White House official told Bloomberg earlier this week that Trump would not be using the trip to announce a change in embassy locations. Not as pleasing ...

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Palestinians want to draw Trump's attention to prisoner hunger strike

Palestinians want to draw Trump's attention to prisoner hunger strike

Meanwhile, activists have also announced that several of the Palestinian prisoners had been moved to a civilian hospital after falling into a critical health condition. The military occupation of Pale...

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London Sevens: Scotland beat England to seal second ever title

London Sevens: Scotland beat England to seal second ever title

Defeat meant that the United States of America topped Pool A , leaving the Blitzboks to face hosts England in the last eight. In Sydney previous year they had eight on the field against Australia b...

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Mamata welcomes Sudip's conditional bail, calls him a fighter

Mamata welcomes Sudip's conditional bail, calls him a fighter

The bench of Justice J P Das released the TMC leader on bail against a deposit of Rs 25 lakhs in a nationalised bank, and bail bonds of Rs 50,000 with two sureties of the same amount. While probing th...

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US Extends Iran Nuke Deal Sanctions Relief, Imposes New Ballistic Missile Sanctions

As president, he has altered his position, insisting he is still studying the accord and hasn't made a final decision. The dual moves - ensuring old sanctions on Iran don't return while imposing new...

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Brazilians call for president to resign after graft charges

Brazilians call for president to resign after graft charges

However, less than five hours before the start of the meeting, a spokesman for the party told AFP it was cancelled. The revelations eroded what appeared to have been sufficient political support for...

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Senator calls for ejection of Turkish ambassador

Senator calls for ejection of Turkish ambassador

In all, nine people were hurt. Demonstrators included representatives from American Armenian, Kurdish and Greek communities, protesting Erdogan's visit to the White House. There may be issues with d...

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German, French leaders vow to rebuild EU

German, French leaders vow to rebuild EU

Merkel said in a joint news conference with Mr. Macron at the Chancellery in Berlin. Emmanuel Macron's support for the Paris bid is seen as symbolically important, and his decision to meet Tuesd...

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Macron says France uncompromising in fight against jihadists in Mali

Northern Mali fell to jihadist groups linked to Al-Qaeda in March 2012 and a French-led military intervention the following year drove out the extremists from key towns. French President Emmanuel Macr...

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Cloud Computing Pulls Upset Win At Preakness, Ending Triple Crown Hopes

Cloud Computing Pulls Upset Win At Preakness, Ending Triple Crown Hopes

Brown has won almost every major turf race in America, including seven Breeders' Cup races on grass and the Arlington Million, and has trained three Eclipse-Award-winning turf horses. "I was hoping ( ...

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Kashmir Policeman decamps with four service rifles, forces launch manhunt

Kashmir Policeman decamps with four service rifles, forces launch manhunt

Speaking to a local new agency, Hizbul Mujahideen's operational spokesman Burhanuddin confirmed that the cop had joined them, reported Indian Express . In January a year ago, Shakoor Ahmad, a polic...

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Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open hearing

Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open hearing

White House officials did not deny either story, but only stressed that Trump and his staff had no collusion with Russian Federation. The Washington Post is reporting that a current senior White...

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US calls on Iran's president to cut terror ties

US calls on Iran's president to cut terror ties

Friday's vote was largely a referendum on Rouhani's more moderate political policies, which paved the way for the landmark 2015 nuclear deal that won Iran relief from some sanctions in exchange for ...

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Predators on verge of winning West

The 23-year-old Swede has only one goal in his 15 games of regular-season National Hockey League experience, but Nashville's injuries thrust him into a key role alongside Forsberg on its top line. The...

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Trump called ex-FBI director a 'nut job' in comments to Russians

Meanwhile, on Friday evening the Senate Intelligence Committee confirmed that Mr Comey would testify in "open session" about the investigation into possible links between the Trump team and Russian o...

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Billboard Music Awards: Céline Dion gives 'Titanic' performance

Billboard Music Awards: Céline Dion gives 'Titanic' performance

And if you thought that she may have lost the vocal power, Cher instantly proved you wrong as she belted her way through the track. But what made this part of the performance more entertaining was the...

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SIAM Welcomes GST Rates on Automobiles

The tax rates for services will be 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent - in line with those applying to goods. "Any rate beyond the existing 15% makes the telecom services more expensive for the consumer", COA...

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Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

The congressman had been harshly criticized by constituents for what they saw as his inadequate response to allegations surrounding Trump. Chaffetz would not discuss his next career move, which so...

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Tories win majority of council seats in East Renfrewshire election

Party leader Nicola Sturgeon said: "The SNP has won the council elections". Following the local elections which saw the SNP come out as the largest party across Scotland's local authorities, the S...

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Duterte says won't allow US to treat Philippines as colony

Duterte says won't allow US to treat Philippines as colony

And when Duterte asked what that was, Xi reportedly said: "We will go to war". He said the reply was China and the Philippines are friends, but Beijing will go to war if Manila forces the issue. Pre...

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Trump administration notifies Congress of intent to renegotiate NAFTA

Trump administration notifies Congress of intent to renegotiate NAFTA

However, the Mexican foreign secretary said that the new trade deal must preserve the existing trilateral structure to ensure a fair deal. The Trump administration gave Congress official notice on T...

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