Japanese send biggest warship to escort United States supply vessel

North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war after a pair of strategic USA bombers flew over the area in a training drill with the South Korean air force. Tensions have ramped up since U... More..

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European Markets Creep Down Despite Macron Win; China Falls on Regulation Worries

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said it was a "victory for a strong and united Europe" and the two had a "very warm" telephone call after his victory was announced, Macron's team said. This would ...More..

North Korea Missile Test Fails Amid International Condemnation
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

North Korea Missile Test Fails Amid International Condemnation

With regards to Trump's comment that he "didn't say 'don't test the missile, '" that's not exactly true, especially in the context of how Dickerson phrased the question. "But he understands we're not going to b...More..

Obama reportedly warned Trump about former national security boss Michael Flynn
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Obama reportedly warned Trump about former national security boss Michael Flynn

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates told Congress Monday she bluntly warned the Trump White House in January that new National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "essentially could be blackmailed" by the...More..

Royal Shocker! Prince Philip Retires
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Royal Shocker! Prince Philip Retires

There was praise for Philip from other parts of the Commonwealth. In Australia, where the queen is recognised as head of state, officials praised Philip's perseverance. They have both been cutting their workl...More..

Spicer expected to address ousted national security adviser Flynn at news briefing
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Spicer expected to address ousted national security adviser Flynn at news briefing

For months, scandal has dogged Flynn, who resigned from his security post in February when it was revealed that he misled White House officials-most notably, Vice President Mike Pence-about whether he discussed...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues

They want a vote on removing him from office. On Wednesday, during a clash between the National Guard and opposition masked protesters in Altamira, a neighborhood in Caracas , an armored tank ran over one of...More..

Happy birthday, Princess Charlotte
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Happy birthday, Princess Charlotte

They added: "We have employed a number of new staff in the last 24 hours but we are finding it very hard to find staff with footwearing manufacturing skills these days!" It seems two years on the Princess isn...More..

Indian court rules liquor baron Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Indian court rules liquor baron Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court

Mallya was accused by the Union government as well as banks of violating the SC's order for full disclosure of assets held by him and his family members. The banks have alleged that Mallya concealed the facts a...More..

Gas leak in coal mine in central China kills 18 miners
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Gas leak in coal mine in central China kills 18 miners

The gas leak happened on Sunday morning in a mine shaft located in Hunan's Youxian district. Investigators are testing the makeup of the poisonous gas. China is the world's largest producer and consumer of co...More..

Russia, US agree to air safety measures for Syria
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Russia, US agree to air safety measures for Syria

Terrorist organizations are not part of the ceasefire. Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation signed an agreement in the Kazakh capital of Astana on Thursday, setting up four "de-escalation" zones in war-tor...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Israel claims to show video of hunger-striker eating

The Israelis have said , however, that the strike is political in nature. The revolutionary leader also berated Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , saying that the PA leadership wants "to sell u...More..

Naxalites seeking to destablise development: Rajnath Singh
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Naxalites seeking to destablise development: Rajnath Singh

After the attack, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh cut short his visit to Delhi and rushed back to Raipur for an emergency meeting."Our jawans will not back down", Mr Singh said. This was one of thei...More..

Ex-acting attorney general 'concerned Flynn could be blackmailed by Russians'
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Ex-acting attorney general 'concerned Flynn could be blackmailed by Russians'

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper have now filled in some key pieces of the sprawling puzzle presented by the Russian Federation investigation...More..

Clapper Requested Unmasking Of Either Trump, Associates Or Congress
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Clapper Requested Unmasking Of Either Trump, Associates Or Congress

Trump". In the run-up to the November 8 vote, WikiLeaks kept releasing batches of emails from Clinton's campaign as well as the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Early this month, Clinton claimed she was c...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

US reviews Syria safe zones but warns "devil's in the details"

Breaches were seen mainly in northern Hama province, where Syrian government and allied forces have taken territory from rebels in recent weeks. Top U.S. Russian Federation has said that won't happen, but q...More..

Another US citizen detained in North Korea
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Another US citizen detained in North Korea

North Korea has detained another American citizen accused of committing unspecified hostile acts against the country. North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim Hak-song, an employee of the ...More..

Transfer rumor roundup 5/8: Real Madrid win Vinicius Junior race
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Transfer rumor roundup 5/8: Real Madrid win Vinicius Junior race

Vinicius , who has been making waves for Flamengo at Under-20 level in recent months, is set to make his senior debut for the Rio club on Wednesday. If he signs, he would remain at Flamengo until the end of...More..

IPS condemns Gorakhpur incident, calls for action
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

IPS condemns Gorakhpur incident, calls for action

The protestors said that the Circle Officer Charu Nigam forcibly removed them adding that the police had hit a woman and dragged an 80-year-old man. 'I am thankful to them to have shown the truth with least m...More..

ISIS head in Afghanistan killed
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

ISIS head in Afghanistan killed

A USA military statement said Hasib had directed a devastating attack on March 8 when fighters dressed as medical personnel killed more than 50 people in a military hospital in Kabul's diplomatic district...More..

Trump administration relaxing Obama-era school lunch standards
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump administration relaxing Obama-era school lunch standards

Department of Agriculture . Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue traveled to a school in Leesburg, Virginia, to announce that the administration was rolling back some nutrition standards for federally subsidi...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Learnt to fight corruption from you: Suspended AAP MLA Kapil Mishra

A Delhi court will today continue the hearing on the defamation case filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ramesh Bidhuri. 'I am all alone in this fight and ready...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Nigeria's leader leaves for London health checks after meeting freed girls

Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the freedom of the 82 girls, a Nigerian government official said. The President made this known in Abuja on Sunday at a reception organised in hono...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Yates to testify for first time on White House contacts

Yates told a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing she had been concerned that "the national security adviser essentially could be blackmailed by the Russians". Now details are surfacing about the events tha...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

North Korea Pens Singular, Scathing Criticism Of Its Singular Ally, China

The Global Times has repeatedly argued that China should cut off North Korea's supply of crude oil if Pyongyang conducts any more nuclear tests . Goods produced by North Korea's forced labor would be prohi...More..