Germany's Gabriel says agrees with Turkish PM on need to improve ties

Almost 3 million Turkish migrants live in Germany and around half are eligible to vote. "The federal government in no way plans or discusses the issue of ousting from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation such an important partner as Turkey which ha... More..

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Donald Trump thinks he invented phrase 'priming the pump'

Even Merriam-Webster, which has begun fact checking the president, posted on Twitter to correct him, saying: "Pump priming" has been used to refer to government investment expenditures since at least 1933'. Tre...More..

EU hails growth but warns of uncertainty in UK over Brexit
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

EU hails growth but warns of uncertainty in UK over Brexit

In its spring economic forecasts, the EC left its growth forecast for 2017 and 2018 for Italy unchanged with respect to the winter ones, with GDP expected to rise 1.1% next year. All of which is welcome news ...More..

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Korea, says new South leader

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in told his Chinese counterpart that he plans to send a special delegation to Beijing for talks on North Korea and a contentious USA missile-defe...More..

Australia has better health care system than US - Donald Trump
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Australia has better health care system than US - Donald Trump

As Trump gloated about how he thinks the bill will improve health care for Americans, he turned to Turnbull and said , "You have better health care than we do". "It didn't mean anything more than that". ...More..

Hamas Announces Arrest in Shooting of Top Militant
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Hamas Announces Arrest in Shooting of Top Militant

No details were provided on the suspect's identity, though Hamas has previously suggested Palestinian collaborators had worked with Israel on the assassination. Just one month ago, Hamas executed by hanging thr...More..

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President Trump: James Comey Was a 'Showboat' and 'Grandstander'

By around noon, however, the action had moved away from the public hearing, as Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - who wrote the letter criticizing Comey that the White House cited in the firing - arri...More..

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New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

Later that afternoon, the newspaper published an additional commentary in which it said the "candlelight spirit that aimed to drive out corrupt authorities and to clear away old vices and achieve new politics a...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan confirmed killed

U.S. military officials on Sunday endorsed Ghani's claims and detailed that USA and Afghan troops killed the leader of the IS's Afghanistan affiliate in an April raid in Nangarhar province. As the administratio...More..

Trump poised to nominate slate of federal-court judges
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump poised to nominate slate of federal-court judges

The 42-year-old former University of Minnesota Law School professor was on Trump's short list of possible U.S. Supreme Court nominees. Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen is headed to the federal bench...More..

Germany criticizes mass detentions in Turkey
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Germany criticizes mass detentions in Turkey

Turkish authorities have detained more than a thousand people suspected of having links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Turkish authorities arrested more than 800 people accused of trying to overthrow P...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

White House seeks quick vote on healthcare overhaul but hurdles remain

Mulvaney cited a $15 billion infusion of defense spending — about half of what Trump asked for in March — as a huge win. Two senior administration officials said Tuesday that the White House had planned to un...More..

NATO Mulls Sending Thousands More Troops to Afghanistan
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

NATO Mulls Sending Thousands More Troops to Afghanistan

Speaking to media during his trip to London, Stoltenberg said "We have received a request from our military authorities to increase our military presence in Afghanistan with a few thousand troops". "It will con...More..

Bennett on Comey Firing: Democrats Acting Like 'The Sky Is Falling'
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bennett on Comey Firing: Democrats Acting Like 'The Sky Is Falling'

He continued, "At this hour, one of two things is already and irretrievably underway: either the end of Trump , or the end of American democracy, because both can not continue, because simply - you can not fir...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump may meet top Russian diplomat in White House

Lavrov had planned to be in Washington Wednesday to meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Vladimir Putin's top diplomat at the Wh...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Theresa May 'not taking anything for granted' after Labour's local election rout

May has urged voters to give the Conservatives a bigger majority in Parliament in the June 8 national election in order to strengthen Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union. Only about 36% or so t...More..

Trump signs religious liberty order
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump signs religious liberty order

DAVID SAPERSTEIN: What is a pastor to if a congregant who's a major donor says, I'll give you the gift this year but only if you endorse such a candidate? The order is also created to allow religious groups t...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

UK: May Plays Down Talk Of Possible Landslide General Election Victory

The Tories won hundreds of local council seats and a projected national vote share of 38 percent to Labour's 27 percent in last week's elections, according to the BBC. In a series of eyebrow-raising results,...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Celtics thump Wizards to take 3-2 series lead

Some of the early transition points were on Celtics leak outs, but as a team, you have to be faster to react. However, if the coach doesn't have enough horses, there's only so much he can influence the outcome ...More..

Eurovision favourites Portugal, Armenia sail through first semi-final
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Eurovision favourites Portugal, Armenia sail through first semi-final

It's none the less safe to say that the majority of the country keenly followed Svala's progress and performance, hoping and believing that she would make it to the finals. The UK is considered one of the compe...More..

J&K: Woman killed as Pak shells Indian posts along LoC
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

J&K: Woman killed as Pak shells Indian posts along LoC

Pakistan's foreign office, meanwhile, summoned the Indian deputy high commissioner to condemn what it termed "the unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian occupation forces" overnight. However, since then t...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests

Venezuela's current constitution permits the president to establish such a body. While Maduro provided few details, he said that the new body would contain "some 500 constituents", who will be elected durin...More..

Germany to clamp down on North Korea's Berlin operations
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Germany to clamp down on North Korea's Berlin operations

The new measures, drawn up by the Chancellery and three other ministries, aims to stop North Korea from operating the hostel and congress center on its embassy's premises in eastern Berlin as a source of foreig...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Pakistan sends aid after border clashes

Afghanistan has rejected claims that Pakistani security forces killed 50 Afghan soldiers in retaliation to the Chaman cross-border attack. In March this year former Afghan President Hamid Karzai again said th...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Venezuelan Women Protesters Face Security Forces

The state prosecutor's office confirmed Lugo died after being shot in a protest. At least 36 people have been killed and hundreds injured since a new wave of demonstrations began after a decision by the High Co...More..