China Demands Trump Ban Taiwanese Delegation from Inauguration

Trump will be sworn in as US president on, amid strained diplomatic ties after he questioned Beijing's "One China" policy on Taiwan and vowed to put high tariffs on goods from China. "They are tightening controls over the media and public opini... More..

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Iran says Astana talks prelude to definitive solution
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Iran says Astana talks prelude to definitive solution

On numerous occasions Trump has called the nuclear agreement a "really, really bad deal", and has said that he may want to renegotiate its terms after he is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Goldman Had a Blowout Quarter As Donald Trump Poached Its Staff

Like other Wall Street banks, Goldman benefited from jumps in volume across fixed-income markets late in the quarter after Donald Trump won the US presidential election and the Federal Reserve raised its key in...More..

Somerset Mayor Quits Woodmont Country Club over Obama Membership Flap
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Somerset Mayor Quits Woodmont Country Club over Obama Membership Flap

The mayor of Somerset, Maryland, quit his exclusive country club yesterday citing Martin Luther King , Jr.'s words. Barack Obama could be refused membership to an prestigious golf club over his anti-Israel...More..

Women's March on Washington Boots Pro-Life Group After Angry Feminists Complain
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Women's March on Washington Boots Pro-Life Group After Angry Feminists Complain

Late last week, though, a Texas pro-life group - New Wave Feminists - joined the women's march as a sponsor, representing just some of the many pro-life women across the country who oppose Trump's election for ...More..

Molenbeek police raid: Brussels terror fears as cops launch raid
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Molenbeek police raid: Brussels terror fears as cops launch raid

Three men detained for questioning after an anti-terror raid in the Brussels district of Molenbeek have been released without charges, Belgian prosecutors say. Streets in the "jihadi capital of Europe" have bee...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Foreign Ministry chief chalks up Paris conference as win for Israel

Sunday's Mideast peace conference in Paris concluded that the "two-state solution" is the only way forward to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned both sides against taking any independent action...More..

Almost 100 refugees missing after boat sinks off Libya
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Almost 100 refugees missing after boat sinks off Libya

People smugglers have exploited the chaos in Libya since the 2011 ouster of leader Muammar Gaddafi to traffic refugees and migrants in boats to Italy 300km away. According to UNICEF the majority are originati...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Canada foreign minister replaced in cabinet reshuffle

Ahmed Hussen , a Somali refugee, was named Canada's new immigration minister. Maryam Monsef will transfer from democratic institutions to status of women. She will be replaced as trade minister by François-Ph...More..

Israel's Netanyahu Offers Financial Benefits for Good Press
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Israel's Netanyahu Offers Financial Benefits for Good Press

Mozes is the owner of leading Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, Ynet and Ynet News and is now in the centre of the investigations into accusations of corruption which have been levelled at Netanyahu, the ...More..

Gunman at large after wounding U.S. consular official in Mexico
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Gunman at large after wounding U.S. consular official in Mexico

In 2012, two U.S. government officials - widely reported to be CIA agents - and a Mexican marine where wounded in 2012 when they were shot at by federal police officers as they were driving in the central state...More..

by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Trump Inauguration: Obama assembles farewell White House party with all-star lineup

Kelly Rowland made a VERY color appearance, rocking a bright yellow pantsuit. One sample search term on the archive home page is "Bo OR Sunny" and sure enough, more than 1,100 results come up related to post...More..

Spain: More Than 1000 Migrants Attempt To Reach Ceuta
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Spain: More Than 1000 Migrants Attempt To Reach Ceuta

A picture of a sub-Saharan migrant hiding inside a suitcase in Ceuta , the Spanish enclave in northern Africa, is putting the spotlight again on the extreme measures migrants take to reach Europe. Video from t...More..

India's Modi defends decision to demonetize high-value bills
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

India's Modi defends decision to demonetize high-value bills

At that time, Modi said that by December 30, normalcy was likely to return. People in India have until the end of Friday to deposit discontinued notes in bank and post office accounts, or risk their money bec...More..

Punishment coming for Russia over U.S. election interference
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Punishment coming for Russia over U.S. election interference

Embassy in Moscow and four diplomats from the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg persona non grata ". "We reject such unfounded allegations and accusations against Russian Federation". The president-elec...More..

Israeli PM to face criminal probe over bribery, fraud
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Israeli PM to face criminal probe over bribery, fraud

Israeli Police have been pressing the Attorney General for some time for a green light to turn the investigation into a criminal probe. According to a report aired by a local newscaster, police have recently ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Romania's President refuses to nominate Muslim Prime Minister

The PSD leader also said that the PSD-ALDE coalition is also considering establishing a committee that will decide if the President's gesture was constitutional or not. Having only briefly served as regional de...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

George Michael's Wham co-star Andrew Ridgeley pays tribute to his 'beloved friend'

Eighties pop star Howard Jones, said: "Can't believe George Michael has passed.one of the greatest singers and writers the United Kingdom ever produced". In 1998, he was arrested on charges of cruising for ...More..

Senegal defends its UN Israel settlement vote
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Senegal defends its UN Israel settlement vote

It is the first resolution the Security Council has adopted on Israel and the Palestinians in almost eight years. Numerous 90 comments railed against the USA vote in the Security Council, calling Shapiro, amo...More..

Prince George & Princess Charlotte Enjoy Christmas Day Candy Canes at Church Service!
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Prince George & Princess Charlotte Enjoy Christmas Day Candy Canes at Church Service!

Meanwhile, just half an hour's drive from Englefield, Prime Minister Theresa May attended a Christmas Day church service with her husband, Philip. For Prince George and Princess Charlotte, it was their first ...More..

Syrian forces clear explosives in evacuated east Aleppo
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Syrian forces clear explosives in evacuated east Aleppo

The evacuation effort began last week but was halted after a day because of renewed fighting. Some of Aleppo's residents have described the evacuations as forced displacement. We review the key developmen...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Andrei Vasilevskiy: Vasilevskiy gets No. 1 role with Bishop out

It's uncertain how long Howard will be sidelined, but his reaction from the sequence hints that it could be lengthy. It is expected Petr Mrazek will make a majority of the starts while Howard is out. After fi...More..

Snooper's charter is ruled unlawful by EU
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Snooper's charter is ruled unlawful by EU

Judges ruled authorities should not be allowed to authorise their own access to data, and independent courts or bodies should approve or deny requests. "The Government must now urgently fix the Investigator...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

UN Chief recommends arms embargo on South Sudan

The pair signed a shaky peace deal past year but fighting has continued. "Reports suggest that President Salva Kiir and his loyalists are contemplating a new military offensive in the coming days against the ...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Car bomb kills 13 Turkish commandos, army says

Most, if not all of the victims were soldiers. Broadcaster NTV said the bus was carrying off-duty soldiers and civilians when it was hit by the blast near a bus stop at the campus of Erciyes University. Pri...More..

Austria Hitler House Seized: Government to confiscate the Nazi leader's property
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Austria Hitler House Seized: Government to confiscate the Nazi leader's property

Born on April 20, 1889 in the town of Braunau am Inn, near the German border, Hitler spent the first few years of his life at the three-story apartment building at Salzburger Vorstadt 15. The home's previous ow...More..

Cabin crew at BA vote to strike over Christmas
by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Cabin crew at BA vote to strike over Christmas

According to Unite, despite Mixed Fleet crew earnings were advertised between £21,000 and £25,000 ($26,500-$32,000) a year, but actual wages started at just over £12,000 ($15,000) plus £3 ($4) hourly flying pay...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Company: Equipment didn't detect North Dakota oil leak

A segment of the Belle Fourche Pipeline near Belfield, N.D., began leaking earlier this month, contaminating almost 6 miles of the Ash Coulee Creek before cleanup workers contained it, Bill Suess, an environmen...More..

EU, Cuba sign cooperation pact, vow Trump will not hurt ties
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

EU, Cuba sign cooperation pact, vow Trump will not hurt ties

It will facilitate an enhanced political dialogue, improved bilateral cooperation and the development of joint action in multilateral fora, Mogherini said in press statements. He vowed to craft a new deal that ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Legion hacker group to target sansad

However, little headway has been made in the probe so far by the police team, which is also investigating a similar hacking into Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's twitter account a few days earlier. Even if you ar...More..

Netanyahu says he hopes to work with Trump to undo Iran deal
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Netanyahu says he hopes to work with Trump to undo Iran deal

Relations between Israel and Azerbaijan are an example of coexistence, said Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He spoke as Jewish leaders in the United States, including the ADL have expressed that...More..

Arthur: Yasir Shah likely fit for 1st test
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Arthur: Yasir Shah likely fit for 1st test

Up to two day-night matches were initially mooted for next summer's Ashes series. "It's no secret we need to get some runs", Arthur said. "The most watched Test around Australia is the Perth Test, where the...More..

by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Hospital director: 160 dead in collapsed Nigerian church

Etete Peters, Chief Medical Director of the University of Uyo teaching hospital, said 21 bodies had been delivered to his clinic and two of the injured admitted for treatment had died. Some students of Uyo City...More..

BJP dubs Mamata's 'coup' charge as \
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

BJP dubs Mamata's 'coup' charge as \"lowest of the low\"

Trinamool Congress MPs raised the issue in the two Houses of Parliament seeing "sinister designs" behind the Army taking over toll plazas in the State. "It is very unfortunate", she said in a statement. Mamta...More..

Iran to sign oil, gas deals with Shell
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Iran to sign oil, gas deals with Shell

Iran is set to sign a preliminary agreement with Shell on Wednesday to develop major oil and gas fields as it seeks to boost its output, an oil official said . "These preliminary agreements could mark a strong...More..

Candlelit vigil at Bolton library to mark anniversary of l'École Polytechnique shootings
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Candlelit vigil at Bolton library to mark anniversary of l'École Polytechnique shootings

According to the federal Status of Women department #ActionsMatter campaign, "to end violence against women and girls, we must challenge the culture that allows it to thrive". By the time he turned the gun on h...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Atrocities against Rohingyas: Najib and Malaysia will not sit still

A boat packed with 35 Rohingya Muslims, who were fleeing violence in Myanmar and were aiming to sneak into Bangladesh, capsized on a river leaving at least 29 people, mostly women and children, missing. Mr Anna...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

No plans for USA and Russian Federation talks on Syria this week

In a statement carried by Syria's official news agency, SANA , the Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that Damascus would "exert every effort to liberate" the citizens held hostage by terrorists in e...More..

France presidential race: Fillon wins conservative candidacy
by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

France presidential race: Fillon wins conservative candidacy

Fillon was on his way to a commanding victory , capping a tumultuous week that nixed long-established predictions. The online campaign targeted Fillon's plans to shrink the public workforce, the sort of crit...More..

Eugene Residents Respond to Flag Burning Controversy
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Eugene Residents Respond to Flag Burning Controversy

At the time, he penned an op-ed that called flag-burners " degenerate attention-seekers ". On Monday, the president-elect directed his rage at citizens who burn the American flag. "Scalia was actually the leadi...More..