Japan's leader Abe heads to NY to meet Trump

Some say the president-elect has growing reservations about naming him secretary of state. Among them is Sen. Sessions, the first senator to endorse Trump, has been a leading proponent of tough immigration enforcement policies. I think the Trump ... More..

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by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Oil prices static on uncertainty over planned production cut

Crude oil prices which have declined on output statements from OPEC countries such as Iran and Iraq have shown a downward trend erasing the gains of the commodity from the news that the OPEC shall agree ...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Pakistan claims Indian fire kills 7 soldiers in Kashmir

Due to the escalated tensions at LoC and over the alleged killings of the seven Pakistan soldiers, Pakistan's foreign ministry has summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

APEC members agree to realize China-led FTAAP

Trump likewise has signaled expectations for greater responsibility from allies in providing and paying for security. "Openness is vital for the prosperity of the Asia-Pacific". In the video Mr Trump laid out a...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Suspect in fatal police shooting upset over custody battle

Benjamin Marconi, 50, who was writing a traffic ticket when he was killed in his squad vehicle late Sunday morning outside police headquarters. David Pughes, interim police chief in Dallas, urged his officers...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Steve Bannon: 'Darkness is good'

At the Republican National Convention over the summer, Bannon bragged that Breitbart was the platform for the "alt-right", a blurry right-wing movement sometimes associated with White Nationalism. Portman, ...More..

by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Thousands protest South Korean president as older conservatives grumble

The demonstrations came after Park admitted she had asked Choi to vet her speeches. Park Geun-Hye's lawyer says the South Korean president will not be ready to appear before prosecutors until next week. Prote...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Polish minister: Trump not additional EU trouble

During the USA election campaign Trump threatened to abandon US allies in Europe if they did not spend enough on defense, appearing to question nearly 70 years of US military support that has been a cornerstone...More..

Marks & Spencer closure fears - are South Devon stores still under threat?
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Marks & Spencer closure fears - are South Devon stores still under threat?

M&S has two stores at the intu Merry Hill shopping centre at Brierley Hill - one focuses on food and ladieswear, while the other in the centre sells homeware and menswear. "If one removes the large urban centre...More..

Pro-Russia politician in clear win in Moldova, results show
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Pro-Russia politician in clear win in Moldova, results show

In another potential blow to the European Union brand, Bulgaria - which also held a presidential vote on Sunday - elected a pro-Russian candidate by a large margin, according to exit polls. In her first comme...More..

by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Downing Street rules out working with Nigel Farage to woo Trump

After Downing Street insisted the outgoing Ukip chief would have " no role " in the Government's dealings with the incoming United States administration, Tory peer, and former trade envoy, Lord Marland said Dow...More..

Clinton goes for uplift, Trump goes after her on final day
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Clinton goes for uplift, Trump goes after her on final day

She also attacked her opponent, Republican Donald Trump, saying he has "run his campaign on divisiveness, fear and insults, and spent months pitting Americans against each other". US presidential candidates Hil...More..

Outrage and fear fuel continuing anti-Trump protests
by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Outrage and fear fuel continuing anti-Trump protests

Capitol January 20. The demonstrators headed onto the MacArthur Causeway, a heavily transited roadway connecting Miami and Miami Beach, blocking traffic in both directions, according to the Miami Police D...More..

by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Trump assures Seoul of continued U.S. support over Pyongyang threat

Park Geun-hye has been rocked by a scandal involving an old friend who is alleged to have used her closeness to the president to meddle in state affairs. President Park Geun-hye seems to have been emboldened by...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Parliament Must Accept Brexit Vote was Legitimate: UK PM May

The Conservative government has said it will appeal Thursday´s court decision and May told European Union leaders on Friday that she believes it has a strong case. "And that is what we are going to get on and d...More..

Cuba announces nationwide military exercises
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Cuba announces nationwide military exercises

Cuba has announced plans for nationwide military exercises in preparation for a "range of enemy actions", the Associated Press reported Wednesday. In 1980, the first "Bastion" maneuvers took place after th...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Five people shot near anti-Trump rally in Seattle

The four other victims, three male and one female, have non-life threatening injuries. Seattle Police tweeted that officers are investigating the incident which took place Wednesday evening near Pine Street...More..

Hillary Clinton: Greet Donald Trump With 'open Mind'
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton: Greet Donald Trump With 'open Mind'

The bigger factor in this year's wide gender gap: less-educated white men, who favored Trump far more heavily than they did Romney in 2012 or GOP nominee John McCain in 2008. Mrs. Clinton's concession speech ...More..

At Long Last, Americans Decide Between Clinton and Trump
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

At Long Last, Americans Decide Between Clinton and Trump

I voted for Hillary Clinton because I am absolutely confident that when she is president, this country will be in good hands", he said. "And I will do the very best I can if I'm fortunate enough to win toda...More..

Authorities ID possible organizer of Paris, Brussels attacks
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Authorities ID possible organizer of Paris, Brussels attacks

He was once the subject of a campaign by Amnesty International to free him from an Iraqi jail on health grounds. Nearly a year day-on-day after terror attacks killed 130 people in and around Paris on November...More..

by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Barnton pupils praised for poppy appeal support

As Britons come together to show their support, the white figures marking parent-and-child and disabled parking spaces have been given their own poppies to wear. "The poppy and the work of the Legion are ofte...More..

FBI says new Clinton emails won't lead to criminal charges
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

FBI says new Clinton emails won't lead to criminal charges

Comey was strongly criticized by officials, the White House and Clinton's campaign for not providing further information when he notified Congress of the new emails. It read in part: "I write to supplement my O...More..

by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State

The Clinton campaign is trying to keep Trump's history of vulgar and disparaging statements about women, minorities and people with disabilities fresh in voters' minds as they head to the polls . To which ke...More..

by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

IS group claims responsibility for Turkey attack

In the aftermath of the explosion, the Diyarbakir governor issued a statement, claiming that the military wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) was behind the attack. The two co-mayors of Diyarbakir we...More..

Royal British Legion urges Fifa to lift poppy ban
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Royal British Legion urges Fifa to lift poppy ban

Both the SFA and FA have vowed to defy the Federation Internationale de Football Association ban, saying players will wear poppies on black armbands during their Armistice Day World Cup qualifier at Wembley...More..

Six Pakistani High Commission officials leave India
by | Thursday, November 03, 2016

Six Pakistani High Commission officials leave India

Pakistan officials believe India's move to make public the four officials names was a deliberated and proactive action to enhance the tensions between the two rivals. Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi re...More..

by | Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Ronda Rousey will retire not long after Amanda Nunes fight

My latest piece on Upgruv.com and their free app is all about the news Ronda Rousey has made in announcing her MMA career is winding down. "The show can't go on forever". " I'm not going to be doing this in...More..

Taiwan's changing politics won't affect meaning of 'One China' principle: Xi
by | Wednesday, November 02, 2016

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...More..

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..

Czechs Condemn UNESCO Controversial Jerusalem Resolution
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..