Conservatives make huge gains in United Kingdom local elections

Mr Corbyn, whose leadership had been widely criticised from within the Labour ranks, described the results as "mixed" and claimed the party was "closing the gap" on the Conservatives. A number of high profile figures lost their seats, including Labou... More..

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Russia hardest hit in 'biggest ransomware attack in history'

The attack coincided with a Spanish government announcement that a large number of companies, including telecommunications giant Telefonica , had been infected with ransomware, which locks up computers and dem...More..

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Riyadh first stop in Trump's inaugural overseas trip

President Donald Trump will visit Israel later this month after visiting Saudi Arabia, his first foreign trip since taking office in January. In Italy, Trump will travel to the Vatican City where he will ...More..

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Profile: Ismail Haniya, Hamas' political chief

Hamas has been governing the Gaza Strip since seizing the coastal territory in 2007 from the rival Fatah party based in the West Bank and has fought three wars with Israel . Hamas has run Gaza since 2007 b...More..

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UK hospitals turn away patients after ransomware attack

Some chemotherapy patients were even sent home because their records could not be accessed. Hospitals affected range from London North West Healthcare Trust in the capital to University Hospitals North Midlan...More..

South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-in sworn in
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South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-in sworn in

Suh Hoon, who played a key role in preparing the two inter-Korea summits in the 2000s, was named to head the National Intelligence Service. Lee is now leading the National Intelligence Service, and will be re...More..

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North Korea will seek the extradition of anyone involved in

The center would gather experienced officers from across the Central Intelligence Agency in one entity "to bring their expertise and creativity to bear against the North Korea target", it said. Moon also asked ...More..

Sakshi, Vinesh, Divya bag silver at Asian Wrestling Championship
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Sakshi, Vinesh, Divya bag silver at Asian Wrestling Championship

In the 69 kg category, Divya Kakran lost 0-8 to Sara Dosho in the final and settled for silver. In the 48kg class, Ritu Phogat got a walkover from Yanan Sun of China in the bronze medal match. The doctor Dins...More..

Syria will abide by 'de-escalation' plan, says foreign minister
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Syria will abide by 'de-escalation' plan, says foreign minister

Since then, hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been killed. The deal, which does not include the US, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government or rebel forces, calls for Russia, Turkey and Iran to enfo...More..

White House Official Says Administration Was 'Tricked' by Russian News Agency
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White House Official Says Administration Was 'Tricked' by Russian News Agency

Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, Tuesday night, in what sources say was partly a direct response to the investigation. Also attending was Mr Sergey Kislyak, the Russian Ambassador to the United States at t...More..

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Kapil Mishra begins 'Satyagraha — AAP junket row

Referring to Kejriwal's link with her family, Kapil Mishra's mother said, "Remember when you visited my house and said - "I want to take Kapil in the party and make him contest the election but he is not list...More..

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Approached ICJ to save Jadhav's life, ensure justice

However, the Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz has said that the Indian petition and the ICJ's authority regarding the case is still being determined by the Foreign Office. "Congratulati...More..

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Nicola Sturgeon: SNP backlash claims ludicrous

Meanwhile, Labour , who once dominated local government in Scotland were even further behind. The Scottish National party leader said that although the Conservatives did well "by their standards", they did s...More..

Le Pen copied speech by Fillon
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Le Pen copied speech by Fillon

If the next day I decide to take actions and continue the current functioning of the European Union, I would betray my people. Ms Le Pen's campaign manager David Rachline also played down plagiarism accusatio...More..

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Hospitals in United Kingdom have tech problems after possible large-scale cyberattack

Some hospitals were forced to divert patients to alternative hospitals for treatment. In addition, several Spanish companies had also been affected via a ransomware attack. GP surgeries and dental surgeries...More..

Visiting Russian foreign minister, asked about Comey firing: 'You're kidding!'
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Visiting Russian foreign minister, asked about Comey firing: 'You're kidding!'

The Russians posted the Lavrov picture and another from that day showing Trump smiling and shaking hands with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak on Twitter . "That's the problem with the Russians - they lie...More..

Comey says he will not dwell on dismissal
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Comey says he will not dwell on dismissal

McCabe, a 21-year-veteran of the bureau, made an effort during Senate testimony Thursday to dispute White House assertions that his former boss had lost the trust of FBI rank-and-file. That explains why Trump d...More..

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US Media Barred from Trump Meeting with Russian Officials

Lavrov appeared briefly with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson before the two headed into talks. They also discussed the situation in Ukraine, with Tillerson saying USA sanctions against Russian Federation wou...More..

Pentagon head makes clear US commitment to protecting Turkey
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Pentagon head makes clear US commitment to protecting Turkey

A top Syrian Kurdish official on Wednesday welcomed the USA decision to arm Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons, saying it would "legitimize" the force as it prepares to march on Raqqa, the de facto capital o...More..

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South Korea urges 'parallel' talks, sanctions to rein in North

The conversations were dominated by how to respond to North Korea's rapidly developing nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, which are in violation of U.N. "The North Korean situation is a very, very risky ...More..

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Emmanuel Macron's political shake-up pledge hits bump

He won the first round well ahead of the other candidates and attracted voters from many of those he had defeated. The win by the pro-European and pro-trade Macron aginst far-right candidate Marine Len Pen ...More..

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russia-Related Documents
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russia-Related Documents

Two in-the-know sources reportedly told the outlet that the president is feeling something like guilt about the way Flynn's ouster played out, and the way the media is handling the ongoing Russian Federation...More..

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United Nations climate talks begin amid uncertainty over U.S. position

Negotiators in Bonn had their eyes firmly on a White House meeting called to discuss the topic on Tuesday, but a senior administration official confirmed: "It's been postponed ". Ivanka Trump plans to meet ...More..

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Kapil seeks CM's blessing to win battle against 'Guru'

Suspended AAP member Kapil Mishra today decided to make public a letter from his mother to party chief Kejriwal, in which she chides him for "spreading falsehoods" about her son and for "outright lying". "It wa...More..

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Setting aside human rights, Trump courts Asian leaders

On Saturday, President Trump confounded critics when he called President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines and invited him to the White House - without notifying the State Department and the National Secur...More..