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Migrant dinghy catches fire at sea, forcing dramatic rescue

Migrant dinghy catches fire at sea, forcing dramatic rescue

The fire quickly spread and left burning debris on the water. A Portuguese Air Force plane dropped a life raft into the water, and two Spanish coast guard vessels also picked up uninjured people, C...

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Donald Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Several African leaders also took part in the summit with Italy deliberately holding the meeting in Sicily to highlight the issue of migration But that only got a mention in the G7 leaders final comm...

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Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

On Friday, Egyptian fighter jets struck eastern Libya just hours after a shooting that killed 29 and wounded 24 in the southern Egyptian province of Minya when masked militants boarded vehicles en rou...

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John Kelly: Homeland Security Secretary Calls Russia Backchannel 'Normal And Acceptable'

Reports on Friday said that Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told the Russian government in December that Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior aide, had requested a back-chan...

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Great white shark jumps into boat

Marine Rescue worker Lance Fountain told 9news.com.au Mr Selwood was "covered in blood" and "quite shook up" from the encounter when first responders arrived. jumping unbelievably high out of the wate...

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French president offers Putin better relations but is firm on sanctions, Syria

Speaking after talks Monday with Macron , Putin said Moscow didn't try to influence the French vote. Mr Macron warned Mr Putin that chemical weapons in Syria were a "red line" for France and ...

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Iraq Forces Launch Broad Attack on ISIL Holdouts in Mosul

IS was using "explosives-rigged vehicles and snipers and suicide bombers" to target Iraqi forces , he told AFP . The decision to surround the remaining IS holdouts is prolonging an already gruelin...

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South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North

North Korean diplomat Ju Yong Chol told the UN Conference on Disarmament in Geneva yesterday that North Korea's recent missile tests were a legitimate act of self-defence by a "fully fledged nucle...

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Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

One of the women was reportedly wearing a hijab . Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has asked the federal government to revoke a permit for what he described as an alt-right demonstration planned Sunday...

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Trump Assails News Media Accounts of White House Turmoil

There is nothing inherently wrong with an incoming presidential administration establishing "back channel" communications with a foreign power such as Russia, Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Ta...

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Egypt sacks local security chief after attack on Christians

A witness said on Monday one attack hit the western entrance to Derna and two others hit Dahr al-Hamar in the city's south. "Any power sponsoring or supporting terrorism will be punished, wherever t...

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Isis claim responsibility for deadly attack on Egpyt's Coptic Christians

Isis claim responsibility for deadly attack on Egpyt's Coptic Christians

The shooting was the latest in a series of attacks by IS that have killed more than 100 Copts since December . But many Copts complain that the Egyptian authorities are not doing enough to prot...

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Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83, president says

Noriega was toppled in a December 1989 United States military invasion, the largest U.S. military operation since the Vietnam war. Noriega, who denied the charges, was found guilty and sentenced to se...

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Saudi Arabia, UAE Promise to Donate $100Mln to Ivanka Trump's Foundation

Saudi Arabia, UAE Promise to Donate $100Mln to Ivanka Trump's Foundation

Shares of defense contractors are popping on Monday after President Donald Trump signed a $ 110 billion investment deal with Saudi Arabia over the weekend. A mandate may empower Rouhani to deal w...

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Hillary Clinton to Wellesley Grads: 'Cheer Up'; Trump Could Be Impeached

But this is serious business. "By the way, we were furious about the past presidential election, of a man whose presidency would end in disgrace with his impeachment for obstruction of justice", Mrs...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation denies House committee's request for documents linking Comey and Trump

Federal Bureau of Investigation denies House committee's request for documents linking Comey and Trump

The FBI says it needs more time to consider a request by Congress to turn over memos and other documents related to meetings between former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump. "I ...

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Mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners ends

The human rights group says the men were found guilty "in a court that utterly disregarded worldwide fair trial standards". Dubbed the " Palestinian Mandela" by supporters, Barghouti is serving five ...

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White House Considering Plan to Have Legal Team Vet Trump's Tweets

Yet in a blizzard of tweets on Sunday, the president denounced the media's use of unnamed sources as "fake news", and again took aim at reporters as "the enemy". Trip was a great success for America. ...

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Recent revelations about Jared Kushner could impact his influence with Trump

The article said Kushner sought to set up a secret line of communication with Russian Federation during the presidential transition. Kelly said he was not sure whether the reports that Kushner had p...

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Court: Russian hacker can be extradited to US or Russia

Court: Russian hacker can be extradited to US or Russia

The final extradition decision will be made by the Czech Minister of Justice. He is accused of hacking computers and stealing information from LinkedIn Corp., Dropbox Inc. Russian officials had previo...

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Rep. Chaffetz expected to leave office by end of June

I have very much enjoyed serving, but never for a moment have I thought that I was indispensable. He said he hoped to preside over one final hearing on a botched Obama administration "gun-walking" p...

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G7 Summit ends without U.S. joining consensus on climate change

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 decide. The U.S., he said, is "wel...

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Israel Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem

Levin's remarks were prompted by President Trump's visit to Bethlehem earlier that day. "Instead of saying thank you to the United States , they now feel emboldened", said Trump. For its part, Iran h...

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Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

A Reuters analysis past year found that in Ohio's three largest counties, which include Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, voters were struck from the rolls in Democratic-leaning neighborhoods at rou...

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Jared Kushner Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

Trump , according to one person familiar with his thinking, believed he was facing more of a communications problem than a legal one, despite the intensifying inquiries. "I think any time you have c...

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Trump tweets article with unnamed source after criticizing reports with unnamed sources

But he did say that his "dashboard was lit up" with concerns about Trump advisers' interactions with Russians before he left office on January 20. "Mr. "The whole story line is suspicious". The...

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We can use peace, says Trump after meeting Pope

We can use peace, says Trump after meeting Pope

Since Inauguration Day, the inscrutable first lady Melania Trump has been scrutinized for any sign of her interior monologue. After the meeting, Trump told the pope, "I won't forget what you said "...

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Trump returns to USA ready to make major changes amid Russian Federation crisis

Sunday. Uncertainty and confusion appear to reign in Washington after a steady flow of leaks over the past week ranging from reports that senior White House adviser Jared Kushner tried to set ...

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Trump, Republicans push back on Kushner reports

Trump, Republicans push back on Kushner reports

Kelly on Sunday defended Kushner as "a great guy", saying that there was no "big issue here". In an interview with ABC News' "This Week", Kelly said "back channeling" is "both normal in my opini...

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Trump's goals in trip to west Asia

Trump's goals in trip to west Asia

While the president reiterated his desire to broker a peace deal, his visit produced no announcement on steps toward renewing negotiations. Trump, in fact, expressed his resolve with this end in min...

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Shut-down for 50th anniversary of Biafra declaration

Shut-down for 50th anniversary of Biafra declaration

Everywhere is as dry and as silent as a graveyard. Meanwhile, reports indicate that major markets, streets, motor parks in Owerri, Enugu and Aba, including the popular Ariara main market in Aba were...

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Macron Speaks Frankly About Russia - As Putin Stands Beside Him

Macron said Putin promised " the whole truth " about the reported persecution and insisted France would be " vigilant " on the issue. Moscow rejected allegations of meddling in the election. The two...

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How Trump and Pence Are Honoring America's Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

Christopher Horton, Special Forces Capt. Andrew Byers and Marine 1st Lt. Robert Kelly, the son of Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly - whose family members were in attendance. They died in war ...

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White House rallies to Kushner defense

In particular, according to the New York Times , the Trump transition team wanted Flynn to have access to a Russian counterpart to discuss Syria and other issues of mutual interest. "We have back-c...

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Germany will not cut ties to U.S. and Britain, Merkel insists

Germany will not cut ties to U.S. and Britain, Merkel insists

Trump offered a more positive assessment on Twitter Sunday, writing: "Just returned from Europe". "The leaders had discussions that covered the bilateral agenda and how Germany can partner with In...

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PM Narendra Modi-Angela Merkel joint statement: Highlights

PM Narendra Modi-Angela Merkel joint statement: Highlights

Merkel talked about developing cooperation with India and added: "That's of huge importance and in no way directed against any other relationships and certainly not against the trans-Atlantic ties, ...

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Trump Visits Graves of Casualties of Recent Wars

Trump Visits Graves of Casualties of Recent Wars

He also made special mention of former Kansas Sen. The president was joined at the ceremony by Vice President Mike Pence, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and several members of his staff. No problem...

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President Trump condemns Portland stabbing of good Samaritans

President Trump condemns Portland stabbing of good Samaritans

Videos have surfaced showing Christian at various events shouting at people, at one point saying the N-word, as police officers separated him from others. Declaring, "We choose love", thousands g...

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Demands Special Session For Transgender 'Bathroom Bill'

In this May 4, 2017, photo Joanna Smith, of Houston, walks her twin first-graders home from school. The House wanted the bathroom bill to be limited to schools, while the Senate favored expansio...

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Election day ahead: Labour pains by Corbyn to net mums' vote

In 90 minutes of questioning - the closest the two candidates will get to debates after May's refusal to share the stage with Corbyn - Brexit took a back seat even though it was what the British prime...

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