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James Mattis: Trump 'Wide Open' on Paris Climate Accord

He has previously suggested that climate change is a hoax and appointed as the head of the EPA a man who said he does not believe human activity is a primary contributor to global warming, though th...

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North Korea's missile launches seen as pressure on Moon administration: South Korea

In a separate statement, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff warned North Korea's repeated provocation would further deepen its worldwide isolation. Anchor: North Korea has fired another ballistic...

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White House shrugs off concerns over Kushner's 'secret line' with Russia

Kelly told "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz on Sunday that with countries such as Russian Federation that are not allies of the US, any means of communication "is a good thing". The disclosure ...

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Rubio not optimistic on prospects of Middle East peace

Rubio not optimistic on prospects of Middle East peace

U.S. president Donald Trump flew out of Israel on Tuesday declaring that the United States believes that both Israel and the Palestinians, backed by moderate Sunni states, want to achieve pe...

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Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths reach 146

Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths reach 146

The Sri Lanka authorities have called for global assistance to help with search and rescue efforts, and have also appealed for aid ranging from boats, generators and mobile toilets to mosquito nets, c...

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Ending strike after 40 days, Barghouti is now Abbas's undisputed heir

Erdan accused Barghouti of being a "murderer and hypocrite who urged his fellow prisoners to strike and suffer while he ate behind their back...he lied to the Palestinian public when he claimed to be ...

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Donald Trump tackles North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

TRUMP: Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they're supposed to be paying for their defense. Trump seemed to have a much better time in Riyadh...

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ISIS murder 19 civilians in south Philippines

ISIS murder 19 civilians in south Philippines

The militants have killed at least 19 civilians, including three women and a child who were found dead near a university, regional military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera told AFP . "Th...

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Mattis says Trump "wide open" on Paris climate accord

Climate change promises to be the most problematic issue for this summit after Trump's decision to review USA policies related to the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming. At the G7 summit ...

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Senate Makes Correction, Not Contacted By Flynn Lawyers

Burr told reporters earlier on Thursday that Flynn's lawyers had said he would not honour the subpoena issued in connection with the committee's investigation into Russian Federation and the 2016 Unit...

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Merkel: It was right not to gloss over differences with U.S

Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to...

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New Orleans Prepares To Take Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee

New Orleans Prepares To Take Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee

The historical markers "celebrate a fictional, sanitized Confederacy, ignoring the death, ignoring the enslavement, ignoring the terror that it actually stood for". Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New...

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North Korea threat: Mattis says war with isolated nation would be 'catastrophic'

A week later, it fired another missile, the medium-range Pukguksong-2, which Kim has approved for deployment and mass production, according to the state-controlled news agency KCNA . Tokyo couldn't c...

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Manchester attack: teenager arrested

So far, 13 people have been arrested in the investigation, with 11 still in custody. Britain's MI5 Security Service has started an internal review on whether there are lessons to be learned from its...

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Trump said to tell Herzog: 'I'm serious about a deal'

Trump said to tell Herzog: 'I'm serious about a deal'

But the two leaders disagreed on some key points. "That's not going to happen", Rubio said. Allowing them to do so could have led to accusations that Washington was implicitly recognising Israel's u...

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Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead

Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead

Two thousand fearful civilians were trapped today inside a southern Philippine city where troops are battling Islamist militants, authorities said, as the death toll from nearly a week of fighting nea...

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Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

Eduardo Ano told The Associated Press . The latest deaths raise the overall death toll to more than 40 from the urban fighting, which has sparked an exodus of Marawi residents and prompted Presi...

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Trump defends Kushner, slams 'fake news' about Russian Federation ties

Trump defends Kushner, slams 'fake news' about Russian Federation ties

Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said it was "obviously very concerning" if a key Trump campaign figure was possibly seeking secret communicati...

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte jokes about rape to troops

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte jokes about rape to troops

Gen Ano predicted that the military operation will take about a week as soldiers go house-to-house to clear the city of militants. Authorities put the death toll from the six days of fighting at 95,...

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Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger U.S. ties

Clarifying Ms Merkel's position on Monday, her spokesman, Steffen Seibert , said she was a "deeply convinced Atlanticist". "Those who have accompanied Chancellor Merkel journalistically for a long ...

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Waterloo security alert: Scores of people evacuated from The Old Vic theatre

Waterloo security alert: Scores of people evacuated from The Old Vic theatre

Photos and video shared to Twitter show police taping off the area around the theatre. Businesses near the Old Vic were also evacuated as police searched through trash bins. "Specialist officers a...

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Philippines Confirms ISIS Presence in Mindanao

Philippines Confirms ISIS Presence in Mindanao

Muslim militants locked in street-to-street battles with security forces in a southern Philippine city have killed 19 civilians, the military said Sunday (May 28), bringing the official death toll fr...

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May's lead narrows after Manchester attack

Tory peer Lord Lord Francis Maude said the manifesto launch "hadn't been a brilliant success". The newspaper also reported that Ms May's team was riven by divisions with her joint chiefs of staff...

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3-year-old boy missing in Texas national forest found safe

3-year-old boy missing in Texas national forest found safe

Officials said Ezra and his family were camping in a highly wooded area, when Ezra wandered from them. "Ezra has been found alive!" the New Waverly Fire Department said on Facebook. Coast Guard an...

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Donald Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

He also expressed his wishes for Trump to be the U.S. president who succeeds in brokering peace between Palestinians and Israelis. Yesterday, during his speech at the Israel Museum , Trump ...

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Inter Milan Confirm Manchester United Interest in Ivan Perisic

That sort of goal contribution has put a hefty price-tag on his head. According to The Sun's Dan King , United will beat Chelsea to the Croatian's signature, as the player's "heart was set" o...

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Military making gains against militants in Philippines siege city

Nineteen civilians are known to have died. Caritas said there are still no updates regarding the status of Marawi Vicar General Fr Chiro Suganod and 15 other civilians who were abducted by the M...

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United Kingdom investigators explore bomber's links

Yesterday, a series of raids were executed across Manchester , Wigan and Nuneaton, Warwickshire, while Salman Abedi's brother and his father Ramadan were detained in Libya. The pictures published b...

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Indonesian Citizens Among Waves of Evacuees From Marawi City

Militants from the pro-IS Maute rebel group have been holed up inside buildings for a week , fending off helicopter airstrikes, armored vehicles and ground attacks by government troops. The violenc...

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Rouhani Win Seen Speeding Iran's Oil Push Amid Trump Threats

Rouhani Win Seen Speeding Iran's Oil Push Amid Trump Threats

Congratulating the day of Khorramshahr's freedom, the President said: "Khordad 3rd is the day of victory against aggression and freedom of Khorramshahr with God's will by Islam warriors and I congra...

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Manchester Attack Suspect Salman Abedi's Father and 2 Brothers Arrested

Manchester Attack Suspect Salman Abedi's Father and 2 Brothers Arrested

The BBC reported that security services thought the bomb was too sophisticated for Abedi to have built by himself. British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to bring up the leaks to U.S. Earl...

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz announces resignation from Congress, effective June 30

Rep. Jason Chaffetz announces resignation from Congress, effective June 30

Rep. Jason Chaffetz , chair of the powerful House Oversight Committee, announced Thursday he will leave Congress at the end of next month. Chaffetz said that he hopes to find out from the U.S. ...

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Arrests as IS claims Jakarta attacks

Arrests as IS claims Jakarta attacks

A statement released by ISIS's official news agency, Amaq, claimed responsibility in a statement overnight. Authorities have not indicated who might be responsible but Indonesia, the world's most po...

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'We want Cyril Ramaphosa as the next ANC president': Cosatu

'We want Cyril Ramaphosa as the next ANC president': Cosatu

During his opening address‚ Cosatu leader S'dumo Dlamini said it was crucial for Cosatu to continue working with the ANC as it would be nothing without the movement. "The ANC must help us..." Dlamin...

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Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip staged protests for days during his visit, including most recently on Tuesday where they also called for solidarity with the thousands of Pale...

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Gal Gadot is 'perfect' Wonder Woman

Through the entire process I felt she was always there with me even though I was at the other end of the camera. Empty your messenger bag, check your funds and put the finishing touches on your extr...

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Relief Supplies from India reaches flash flood-hit Sri Lanka

In the worst flood that Sri Lanka has seen since 2003, over 90 people killed and over 100 missing. More than 2,000 military personnel from the army, navy and air force were already undertaking a...

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Rafael Nadal begins pursuit of 10th title against mercurial Benoit Paire

Rafael Nadal begins pursuit of 10th title against mercurial Benoit Paire

Then there is Nadal , who won the title in his Paris debut. His straight set loss in Paris two years ago to Novak Djokovic is safely in the rearview mirror as he's playing his best tennis in al...

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Venezuelan President launches constitution overhaul as unrest spreads

The South American OPEC member has been racked by strife since early April, with at least 55 people killed as protests and anger boiled over due to an economic meltdown. On Monday, the prosecutor-gene...

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Soaps to dalits: Cong demands Yogi apology, case against him

Soaps to dalits: Cong demands Yogi apology, case against him

In a veiled reference to the Congress party, Adityanath said "Many organisations, in name of secularism, demand respect for each other's sentiments". Recently, a group of Youth Congress workers had ...

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