UK Working to Restore Hospital Systems After Cyberattack

In a matter of hours, over 75,000 attacks have been detected worldwide, the company said. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was sharing information with domestic and foreign partners and was ready to lend technical support. More..

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US Soldier Killed in Fight With Somalia's Al-Shabaab

That's when US forces pulled out of the Horn of Africa nation in the wake of the "Black Hawk Down" incident in which two helicopters were shot down and bodies of American soldiers were dragged through the stree...More..

Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

The US Special Presidential Envoy for the Coalition has said that the Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) led the retaking of Tabqa. It was unclear if the effort would be enough to soothe Turkey, however. According t...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Macron team announces candidates for June parliamentary election

Icon books will publish The French Exception in September as a paperback original. Party grandees in the conservative The Republicans party, whose candidate Francois Fillon also crashed out in the first rou...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

China, Pakistan ink major agreements ahead of OBOR

There has been no formal announcement from the external affairs ministry, but sources said India won't attend the meet following a series on tussles between the two big Asian economies over matters related to s...More..

English losing importance in Europe: EU chief
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

English losing importance in Europe: EU chief

Drawing applause and laughs he continued: "And then the French will have elections next Sunday and I would like them to understand what I'm saying about Europe and nations". "And that will make a difference in ...More..

Tour bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 24 people
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Tour bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 24 people

Footage from local television showed the yellow bus turned on its side with ambulances around it, and bodies of people lying nearby. His deputy Kamil Koten said the bus plunged through a crash barrier and fel...More..

Acting FBI director says will carry on with Russian probe
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Acting FBI director says will carry on with Russian probe

He said that if the investigation gets short-circuited there will continue to be a "dark cloud" over the administration. So did Mr Comey act correctly? "On Monday, the president met with the attorney genera...More..

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'bio-chemical' plot against Kim Jong Un
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'bio-chemical' plot against Kim Jong Un

The report claimed a North Korean citizen was involved in the plot, using "biochemical substances, including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance" to target Kim. "By relentlessly bringing in...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

Green Leader Andrew Weaver, the incumbent MLA in his Victoria-area riding of Oak Bay-Gordon Head, hopes to get four B.C. Green MLAs to reach official party status . In the 2017 election, the Greens ate into ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

State police: 3 dead, including deputy, in rural Arkansas

Mainhart was responding to a call about a disturbance at a house near Dardanelle, about 65 miles west of Little Rock, when he saw a vehicle linked to that address and stopped it. Authories are now in a standoff...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Chibok schoolgirls undergoing medical screening: minister

During the commemoration of May Day barely a week ago, like in the previous years, we had noted that "the victory over Boko Haram can not be complete without the rescue unharmed of the girls". In spite of tha...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

China says it tested new missile in northeastern sea

The MOD recently released a statement reiterating its opposition to the deployment of the THAAD missile defence system in South Korea, and it is believed this latest missile test was a response. "It was likely ...More..

UK Hospitals Crippled Amid Global Cyber Attack
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

UK Hospitals Crippled Amid Global Cyber Attack

The assault is part of an attack that has affected organisations in about 100 countries, including the United States, India, China, Russia and Spain, disrupting power and telephone companies. delivery firm FedE...More..

Woman who searched for Mexico's
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Woman who searched for Mexico's "disappeared" is slain

She was killed on Mexico's Mother's Day, a major holiday in Mexico. Rodriguez began a search for her daughter after she went missing in 2014. Miriam Elizabeth Rodriguez Martinez died on her way to the hospi...More..

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown Convicted Of Stealing From Phony Charity
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown Convicted Of Stealing From Phony Charity

At issue was her relationship with the One Door Educational Foundation and the use of dollars from the organization prosecutors said was for Brown's personal gain. Brown testified in her own defense, saying she...More..

Ex-officer Michael Slager to plead guilty after killing unarmed black man
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Ex-officer Michael Slager to plead guilty after killing unarmed black man

Slager had maintained that he shot Scott after he had taken his stun-gun during a tussle that broke out after he pulled over Mr Scott for having a broken tail light. The shooting drew national attention amid co...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Chinese president and new South Korean leader talk nuclear

China also hopes the new South Korean government attaches importance to China's concerns and takes steps to promote the stable and healthy development of ties, Xi said. During the conversation, Trump congratula...More..

Where does Jeremy Corbyn stand on foreign policy?
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Where does Jeremy Corbyn stand on foreign policy?

Corbyn added that he was prepared to negotiate with ISIS, and accepts that "military action under global law is a genuine last resort [and] is in some circumstances necessary". "We need to create a dialogue", ...More..

Trump delays decision on withdrawing from Paris climate accord
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump delays decision on withdrawing from Paris climate accord

Spicer also said that Trump had been meeting with his team "extensively" to discuss the issue. It was the second time a meeting on the Paris accord was scrubbed; an initial conversation between aides about ...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump Appoints Commission to Investigate Imaginary Widespread Voter Fraud

The Nation reports that Kobach is one of the most outspoken alarmists when it comes to voter fraud, one of the only notable figures to try to defend Trump's unsubstantiated claims. Top civil rights leaders sai...More..

Purported Boko Haram fighter says group plans to bomb Nigerian capital Abuja
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Purported Boko Haram fighter says group plans to bomb Nigerian capital Abuja

Chris Christie blamed Hillary Clinton for the kidnappings?) Now, one effect of the girls' release may be to reveal how the Trump administration's policies hurt women and girls around the world who face violence...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tillerson talks climate change policy

Tillerson and the foreign ministers of Russia, Canada and the five other member nations signed off on the Fairbanks Declaration , a nonbinding 46-point statement of shared priorities on climate change, Arctic ...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns

In the last three weeks, North Korea announced it arrested two U.S. citizens working at a Pyongyang university on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state. North Korea has detained at least 16 USA citizens...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump warns Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

Mark Warner, D-Va., the committee's top Democrat, said in an interview today on MSNBC. "I expect that." Trump also insisted that he didn't collude with Russian Federation, and that he wants the new director t...More..