Taiwan's changing politics won't affect meaning of 'One China' principle: Xi

Xi hasn't yet met Tsai, whose party was founded on the principle of independence from China and continues to voice skepticism about closer ties. "Going forward, both the CCP and KMT must be responsible to the people and to history". Taiwanese obser... More..

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Four countries promise to join Canadian-led battle group in Latvia
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Four countries promise to join Canadian-led battle group in Latvia

In Russia all the talk is of a second Cold War, with active preparations for fighting a hot war if necessary". According to the German daily Der Tagesspiegel daily, this will be an autonomous combat-ready u...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Home Ministry Says Pakistan 'Spy' Was Gathering Intel For Terror Strike

Yadav claims two Indian nationals from the northern state of Rajasthan were also arrested, and that Akhtar had planned to meet his Indian co-conspirators at the Delhi zoo to exchange the information and cash. E...More..

US Justice Department attorney to monitor Arizona election
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

US Justice Department attorney to monitor Arizona election

And the Justice Department has warned that it'll dispatch fewer election observers as a result of a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court opinion that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act. Further, federal law pro...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Colombia ELN hostage release 'under way'

That has complicated the peace process with the country's second-biggest rebel group, the National Liberation Army ( ELN ) - a more intransigent negotiating partner. The former governor of north-western Choco p...More..

Clemson-Florida State Preview Capsule
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Clemson-Florida State Preview Capsule

For all the hype - and Showtime cameras - surrounding No. 12 Florida State's 2016 season, one might think head coach Jimbo Fisher would have plenty to discuss Monday after coming off a bye week and with a showd...More..

Spain: King expected to call on PM to form govt, end impasse
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Spain: King expected to call on PM to form govt, end impasse

If he fails to achieve a majority, a second vote would be called 48 hours later in which parties can abstain, opening the door for the Socialists to enable a Rajoy-led minority government. They have said that t...More..

Convert Koroibete in Aussie squad for Ireland Test
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Convert Koroibete in Aussie squad for Ireland Test

The Fiji-born Koroibete played for Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League but has switched to the 15-a-side code and could potentially make his worldwide debut before playing Super Rugby for the Melbourne...More..

Unesco votes on Palestine resolutions on religious sites opposed by Israel
by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Unesco votes on Palestine resolutions on religious sites opposed by Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu complained last week that saying "Israel has no connection to the Temple Mount and Western Wall is like saying China has no connection to the Great Wall of China or Egy...More..

Another early NFL start as Giants, Rams face off in London
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Another early NFL start as Giants, Rams face off in London

Although Keenum's fourth-quarter interception sealed the deal in the Rams' 31-28 loss to the Detroit Lions, blaming Keenum for the loss would be nonsense. With what's expected of the Rams this year, there's a v...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Russian warships to pass through English Channel

It is routine for Britain's royal navy to shadow ships, but the route taken by the Russian convoy - through the English Channel - was not routine. Britain said on Thursday it would keep a close eye on a fle...More..

SBI Bank blocks over 6 lakh cards over fear of security breach
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

SBI Bank blocks over 6 lakh cards over fear of security breach

However, some banks maintain that their ATM networks have not been breached . Nevertheless, banks are advising their customers to not use third-party ATMs for the moment as a precaution and the card recall...More..

by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

Czechs Condemn UNESCO Controversial Jerusalem Resolution

Jews however revere it as the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism, where the first and second temples are said to have once stood. "An entire section of the proposal dedicated specifically to the Templ...More..

by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

Russia introduces Aleppo statement at UN

Senior Russian military official Sergei Rudskoi said Wednesday the ceasefire had been extended "by three hours until 7:00 pm (1600 GMT)". Speaking of the "disastrous" situation in Aleppo, Merkel said she and ...More..

Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO over Jerusalem draft
by | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO over Jerusalem draft

The draft resolution criticized Israel for policies it says restricts Muslim access to the holy sites. "Batman and Robin? Rock and roll?", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted angrily after...More..

by | Monday, October 17, 2016

BoE's Carney after May criticism: we won't take instruction on policies

Speaking at a public roundtable with charities and other sector organisations in Nottingham, Carney said food would be the first to experience price increases on sterling's fall but that the weakening of the cu...More..

Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases

That includes the US and the European Union. Nations have reached a deal to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide in a major effort to fight climate change. "Developed countr...More..

by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

NC death toll climbs to 24 after Hurricane Matthew

Judge Donald Stephens ruled just before the hour that Elections Director Kim Strach had "failed to correctly exercise her discretion" to extend that registration period in counties where flood waters swamped ro...More..

Helping Haiti After Hurricane Matthew — Intersection
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Helping Haiti After Hurricane Matthew — Intersection

Matthew struck Haiti on October 4, packing wind speeds of 230 kilometres per hour and causing extensive flooding, destroying homes, and uprooting trees, before moving on to hit five USA states causing further...More..

Boston police officers wounded in shooting remain in critical condition
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Boston police officers wounded in shooting remain in critical condition

An artery in Morris' leg was severed, and his life was probably saved by another officer who tied a tourniquet on it, Evans said. Police have identified the shooter as 33-year-old Kirk Figueroa. The vehicle w...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Missiles fired in direction of Norfolk-based USS Mason

Images published online afterward show that the ship suffered significant damage. U.S. Navy officials declined to immediately discuss what kind of rockets were used in the USS Mason incident. Any Iranian in...More..

Iraqi PM rejects Turkish claim on Mosul campaign
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Iraqi PM rejects Turkish claim on Mosul campaign

But the Turkish presence at the Bashiqa base, close to the Iraqi city of Mosul, has become the center of a deepening dispute with Baghdad. "You've got to look at Mosul as the crown jewel right now", said Maj....More..

Oil Output Climbs, Prices Fall
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oil Output Climbs, Prices Fall

OPEC pumped a record 33.64 million barrels of crude a day in September, the IEA said in a report Tuesday. WTI crude oil prices were down 0.8% at $50.95. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries in...More..

May rejects call for vote as parliament debates scrutiny of Brexit
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

May rejects call for vote as parliament debates scrutiny of Brexit

However she came under pressure from Jeremy Corbyn, who said the Prime Minister was pursuing a " shambolic Tory Brexit " to appease her backbenchers. The opposition Labour party on Wednesday demanded a debate...More..

United Kingdom lawmakers press government for say on Brexit-EU talks
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

United Kingdom lawmakers press government for say on Brexit-EU talks

A Labour source had said there was a "very real possibility" that rebellious Tories could back the party's motion in a Commons debate today, which calls for MPs to be given proper scrutiny before Article 50 of ...More..

Burundi lawmakers vote to withdraw from ICC; would be 1st
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Burundi lawmakers vote to withdraw from ICC; would be 1st

Burundian opponents of President Pierre Nkurunziza say his decision to seek a third term a year ago violated the constitution and a peace agreement that ended a civil war in 2005. A letter on Monday signed by F...More..

by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Putin shuns Paris visit after France offers talks only on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has postponed a meeting over Syria with French leader Francois Hollande that was planned next week in Paris amid growing diplomatic tensions between the two countries. Russi...More..

Crisis-plagued Trump apologizes for lewd talk about women
by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Crisis-plagued Trump apologizes for lewd talk about women

Giuliani raised the issue of the Clinton marriage, a possible precursor of arguments that the Republican candidate will use Sunday evening. But so far, Trump doesn't seem especially contrite. "There is no acc...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Bank of America 500 postponed until Sunday

The Sprint Cup race will be run during the day Sunday. Alex Bowman (88) heads to the garage after wrecking with Casey Mears (13) early in the 37th Annual Bank of America 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Charlott...More..

Caitlyn Jenner first Kardashian clan member to speak
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Caitlyn Jenner first Kardashian clan member to speak

According to authorities, the robbers held up Kardashian at gunpoint before locking her in a bathroom and fleeing on bicycles with a jewelry box and the $4.9 million ring. Kim's former bodyguard Steve Stanulis ...More..

Rain and wind batter Florida as hurricane looms
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Rain and wind batter Florida as hurricane looms

Hurricane Matthew was carrying extremely risky winds of 120 miles per hour (195 kph), the US National Hurricane Center said. Earlier, panicked residents were pictured stockpiling supplies, reinforcing their h...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Supreme Court Has Low-key Start, Will Hear First Arguments Tuesday

Hamm was sentenced to die after being convicted of fatally shooting Patrick Cunningham during a holdup in Cullman. In June, the court split 4-4 on the case, leaving in place a Texas judge's decision to block th...More..

Russia Rejects Claims Of Drugged Diplomats; Suggests They Were Drunk
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Russia Rejects Claims Of Drugged Diplomats; Suggests They Were Drunk

According to The Washington Post , a recent assembly of us ambassadors shedded some light on the issue, which has increased significantly since Putin's return to power. However, officials have suggested the inv...More..

PKK attack on military vehicle in Turkey: 2 killed, 8 hurt
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

PKK attack on military vehicle in Turkey: 2 killed, 8 hurt

Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible. The PKK , designated as a terror group by Turkey and...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

How to watch the vice presidential debate on CNN

Mike Pence will have to offer America a non-radicalized version of Trump's broken policies with little room for steering the conversation elsewhere. To live tweet the VP debate and follow along with others...More..

'My Body, My Choice': Polish Women Protest Against Total Abortion Ban
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

'My Body, My Choice': Polish Women Protest Against Total Abortion Ban

The AP says that in major cities, participation was obvious, with shops closed and police estimating that some 17,000 people were gathered in downtown Warsaw. According to police, a group of people "being unpro...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Blasts in Syrian city of Hama kill 2, wound 12

Hama is Syria's fourth-largest city and has seen relatively little fighting in recent years as the country's conflict rages on. It's firmly under the control of Assad's forces. On Monday, Adham Sahloul of the...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Two missed penalties can't stop table-topping Atletico

Oblak then got down well to deny Nani after he cut inside from the right wing before Dani Parejo smashed a curling free-kick over the Atletico wall and into Oblak's arms as Valencia looked to get back into the ...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Philippines' Duterte apologizes to Jewish community after Nazi remarks

Now, there are 3 million drug addicts. Duterte was addressing critics who have compared him to Hitler for his "war on drugs", which has left over 3,000 Filipinos dead since he took office in July. U.S. State ...More..

Congo plans to delay a national vote for 2 years to 2018
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Congo plans to delay a national vote for 2 years to 2018

Any financial assets they have in the U.S. are blocked and Americans are generally barred from engaging in financial transactions with them. The decision to sanction the pair followed "increasing indications ...More..