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IS leader in Afghanistan was killed in April raid

IS leader in Afghanistan was killed in April raid

Hasib took over as leader of Islamic State-Khorasan, an ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan, previous year after predecessor Hafiz Saeed Khan was killed by a USA drone strike. It was carried out by Afgh...

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Palestinian family sues Israel for failing to prevent deadly arson attack

The new version of the bill stipulates the "State of Israel is the national home of the Jewish people", and that the "right to self-determination in Israel is unique to the Jewish people". The revised...

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German president says Israel ties solid despite recent spat

Aside from Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territories, there are around 1.4 million Arab citizens of Israel and the language is officially considered a state language alongside Hebrew. Under...

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After his beheading warning to Hurriyat, Zakir Musa quits Hizb

After his beheading warning to Hurriyat, Zakir Musa quits Hizb

It doesn't bother me what others say, but I stand by my speech. A day after Kashmir's separatist leaders received death threats from terror group Hizbul Mujahideen, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister ...

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Kapil Mishra's fast sponsored by BJP: Manish Sisodia

Kapil Mishra's fast sponsored by BJP: Manish Sisodia

Earlier in the day, Mishra mounted a fresh attack on chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, accusing him of using AAP MLAs as "shield" after party legislator Sanjeev Jha announced a hunger strike to counte...

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Arsenal Mustafi says Champions League still in Gunners' sights

Arsenal Mustafi says Champions League still in Gunners' sights

Dutch midfielder Ibrahim Afellay is recovering from a knee injury, while Irish midfielder Stephen Ireland has a broken leg. Whereas Arsenal have 66 points and a game in hand, meaning 75 points is th...

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Bill Maher Blames Bill Clinton for FBI Director Comey Firing

That makes Comey only the latest victim of the Clintons, who, like F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tom and Daisy Buchanan, smash up "things and creatures" and then retreat "back into their money or their vast c...

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U.S. intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software

U.S. intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software

But it's come under renewed scrutiny amid an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of possible Russian meddling in the United States presidential election. Numerous managers at Kaspersky Lab are for...

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North Korea calls US-South Korea plot a 'declaration of war'

It was not immediately clear how the protest was conveyed - if it was sent by mail or how it was addressed - since North Korea and the United States have no diplomatic relations and virtually no offic...

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House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey "tapes"

The act is built on the 1974 U.S. Supreme Court decision that led to Nixon's resignation. On Friday, Trump tweeted what many viewed as a threat to Comey, claiming he would release "tapes" if the ous...

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May and Corbyn to trade blows as General Election campaign turns nasty

In his speech, Corbyn - who strongly opposed the 2003 invasion of Iraq - hit out at critics claiming that he would be a weak prime minister and denied that he is a pacifist. "Labour is under attack be...

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Christy Clark remains BC premier until all votes counted

The Liberals won 43 seats and the NDP 41, with the Greens making a major breakthrough by picking up three seats in Tuesday's provincial election. Tonight we won the popular vote. politics". But Weav...

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Melissa McCarthy Is 'Oh So Pretty' As Sean Spicer In 'SNL' Promo

Melissa McCarthy Is 'Oh So Pretty' As Sean Spicer In 'SNL' Promo

Donning her now-famous Spicer drag, McCarthy yelled at cars to get out of her way as she sped along - to the delight of dozens of onlookers that captured the skit on their phones. This isn't the fir...

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President Trump addresses Liberty University grads

During his speech , Mr. Trump didn't address the controversy surrounding his abrupt firing Tuesday of James Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Now, the university is the larges...

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Russia: Syrian safe zones plan to take effect at midnight

The plan is the latest worldwide attempt to reduce violence in the war-ravaged country, and is the first to envisage armed foreign monitors on the ground in Syria . Opposition leaders distanced thems...

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US Republican Senator Graham to examine Trump's business deals

US Republican Senator Graham to examine Trump's business deals

The admission came after Senator Lindsey Graham , who ran against Mr Trump for the Republican presidential nomination, said he wanted to investigate whether the U.S. "Never really believed there wa...

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Bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 23 people

Bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 23 people

The bus was carrying the tourists from Izmir to Mugla Province. "Sadly, we have had 20 fatalities and 11 other seriously injured", said Amir Cicek, the governor of Mugla province. According to Marma...

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Trump urges Russian foreign minister to 'rein in' Iran, Hezbollah in Syria

Trump urges Russian foreign minister to 'rein in' Iran, Hezbollah in Syria

The meetings were nevertheless somewhat overshadowed by the uproar in Washington over Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey - the man who was leading a probe into Russia'...

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Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions

The candlelight night-time Mass is traditionally popular with pilgrims. There was no official crowd estimate, but the main square has a capacity of 600,000 and was overflowing. Many toss wax body pa...

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White House: Trump and Putin Had 'Very Good' Conversation on Syria

This included establishing "safe zones" in Syria and sending a U.S. representative to upcoming ceasefire talks in Kazakhstan. A White House readout of the phone calls says the two leaders discus...

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NDP and Liberals running neck and neck in tight BC election

NDP and Liberals running neck and neck in tight BC election

NDP Leader John Horgan held a news conference shortly after, where he revealed his intention to take the reins if the final count goes in his party's favour. At a separate press conference, Horga...

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Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Macron's party, En Marche, has promised to put up a candidate for all 577 seats in the Assembly. In his first speech delivered after the win, Macron expressed "profound gratitude" to his voters, ple...

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North Korea Accuses US of Plotting Kim Assassination

North Korea Accuses US of Plotting Kim Assassination

North Korea frequently lambasts the United States and South Korea, but its accusation Friday was unusual in its details. North Korean ministry claimed that the government was made aware of a 2014 as...

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Trump says he may choose a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by Friday

At the same time, Justice Department officials were beginning the first day of interviews for candidates to replace James B. Comey, whom Trump fired Tuesday. All along, his spokesmen have maintained t...

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Candidate for secretary of Army pulls out amid controversy

Candidate for secretary of Army pulls out amid controversy

Several Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer of NY, applauded Green's decision to step down. Green's decision to step away from the Army post came after a collection of 41 ...

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Tillerson arrives in Alaska for Arctic meeting

Trump also pledged to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and to "cancel billions in global warming payments to the United Nations". His administration has aggressively begun trying to dismant...

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Palestinian killed, dozens injured in West Bank clashes

The Palestinian Authority, which exercises limited self-rule in the West Bank, denies incitement and says that, in many cases, Israel has used excessive force in thwarting attackers armed with rudimen...

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China's Xi discusses nuclear issue with new South Korean president

A high-ranking Japanese official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Moon's willingness to meet Abe marks "a clear difference" from the attitude of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye. T...

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Oil prices rise in expectation of Aramco supply cut to Asia

The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration ) reported that USA crude oil inventories fell by 5.2 MMbbls (million barrels) to 522.5 MMbbls between April 28, 2017, and May 5, 2017. Oil was als...

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BC Liberals win minority government

Absentee ballots are counted at final count, May 22-24. Richard Johnston, a political scientist at the University of British Columbia, said he doesn't expect negotiations on the possible framework o...

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North Korea carries out another missile test

North Korea needs tests to ideal its missile program, but it also is thought to time its launches to come after the elections of new USA and South Korean presidents in what analysts say are efforts m...

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Moon rises: New South Korean president raises hopes of regional peace

Moon rises: New South Korean president raises hopes of regional peace

The launch took place at around 5.27 am Seoul time Sunday from a region named Kusong located northwest of the capital, Pyongyang, where the North previously test-launched its intermediate-range miss...

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USA intelligence chief calls N. Korea potentially 'existential' threat to US

USA intelligence chief calls N. Korea potentially 'existential' threat to US

He said: "The intelligence suggests we're going to need more to shake free this terribly challenging problem". Venezuela has been wracked by more than a month of violent anti-government street prote...

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Woman accused of stalking congressman because of health care vote

Woman accused of stalking congressman because of health care vote

A Tennessee woman is facing a felony charge after allegedly chasing down a auto carrying Rep. David Kustoff (R-Tenn.) on Monday after a town hall event. Wright might have gotten away with it had she n...

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Suspect in Raleigh motel robbery killed in Florida shootout, K9 injured

Suspect in Raleigh motel robbery killed in Florida shootout, K9 injured

He was wanted for robbing a suburban bar in West Palm Beach, the Palm Beach Post reported. Oshea allegedly fired at a deputy Friday morning. Kasper, the K9 officer, is expected to recover. Oshea w...

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Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after IS

Abadi moderated his comments saying that the only us troops who should remain would provide training assistance to the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) to maintain "full readiness" in case of "future sec...

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Modi speaks to new South Korean President

Modi speaks to new South Korean President

But Trump's recent remarks that he would be "honored" to talk to the North Korean leader "under the right circumstances" indicates that the U.S. may in fact be considering the dialogue option, and if ...

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Trump says he wanted to fire 'showboat' Comey

Speaking out in his widest-ranging remarks about his firing of former FBI Director James Comey, President Trump said he was told by Comey three times that he wasn't under investigation - and that once...

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Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

The president's advisers said this week that Trump fired Comey on Tuesday in response to a recommendation by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein. Comey wouldn't give that assurance, according to ...

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US Navy ship collides with South Korean fishing boat

US Navy ship collides with South Korean fishing boat

Just $5 a month. A San Diego-based guided-missile cruiser collided with a fishing vessel in worldwide waters Tuesday. The U.S. Navy and South Korea Coast Guard have launched an investigation into ...

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