Venezuela hopes no country hinders China's 'fantastic' Silk Road initiative

So far, the initiative has won support from more than 100 countries and worldwide organizations, of which over 40 have signed cooperation agreements with China. - Provide assistance worth US$8.7 billion to developing countries and global organisation... More..

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Trump to back Palestinian
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump to back Palestinian "self-determination" on Mideast trip -aide

Despite the fact that Al-Kasji was shot while trying to stab his victims, Jordanian authorities responded angrily toward Israel, issuing a statement holding the Jewish state "responsible" for the death of its c...More..

Israeli police: Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Israeli police: Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem

On Friday, Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian youth and wounded more than 10 others during clashes in the occupied West Bank. Seven Israelis have been killed by Palestinians during the same time period. Sup...More..

New Miss USA to be crowned in Las Vegas
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

New Miss USA to be crowned in Las Vegas

The women, who are representing Florida, North Dakota, Hawaii, Connecticut and New Jersey in the pageant, are all US citizens. But it's a new year, which means there will be a new Miss USA chosen from among t...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Who got hurt by the ransomware attack

National Security Agency and used to hack into computer systems , encrypting information found there and demanding a ransom of $300 or more to unlock a device. The prime minister's right-hand man on cyber secu...More..

Indonesia courts jails Jakarta's Christian governor for blasphemy against Islam
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Indonesia courts jails Jakarta's Christian governor for blasphemy against Islam

The outgoing governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known as Ahok, has been jailed for two years . He was taken to Cipinang Prison in east Jakarta . Ahok: Indonesia's religious tolerance on trial?...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Turkey among countries hit in cyberattack

On Friday, the Industry Ministry said the attack affected the Windows operating system of employees' computers. We are very aware that attacks on critical services such as the NHS have a massive impact on ind...More..

Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

He pushed back on Yates' comments addressing the firing of Michael Flynn as Trump's national security adviser. Yates had been fired during that gap. "He could face criminal prosecution if he lied to the Feder...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Donald Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine in tweet

Privately though White House officials seethed at what they described as a breach of trust. The photos came the day after the president fired FBI director James Comey , who had been running an investigation ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Conservatives have 15 point lead over Labour - Opinium poll

From the special relationship with the United States to Britain's nuclear deterrent, Corbyn was as he's always been. Jeremy Corbyn has said he is not a pacifist and would do "everything necessary" to protect ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Chibok Girls: FG ready to negotiate for release of captives

The release of the 82 girls followed negotiations led by the Nigerian government; the Swiss government also participated, while the Red Cross provided transportation for the freed girls. "We have no apologies o...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Putin Discusses Crisis on Korean Peninsula With New S Korea's President

Chinese President Xi Jinping extended the invitation to the Belt and Road conference in Beijing during a telephone call on Thursday with new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Moon's spokesman, Yoon Young-chan...More..

United States move to arm Syrian Kurds make Turkey fume
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

United States move to arm Syrian Kurds make Turkey fume

But the Kurdish YPG, which forms the backbone of the group, is linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which Turkey, the USA and other Western nations view as a terrorist group. The YPG has joined with ...More..

France's New President to Meet Merkel Next Week
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

France's New President to Meet Merkel Next Week

Ferrand said the choices marked "the definitive return of citizens to the heart of our political life". "There is obviously no Juppe/Macron deal!" "One puts neither the ears nor the tails in the ballot box, b...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

Canada and the USA, under Barack Obama, both ratified the deal in November, but observers are skeptical the Trump administration will follow through. High-level officials from the world's eigh. The U.S. will co...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches possible ballistic missile

Other Americans in the group include Thomas Pickering, who had been a US ambassador to the United Nations and a former under secretary of state, and Robert Einhorn, who served as USA special adviser for nonprol...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Russian photographer on White House outrage: 'This is nonsense'

The decision to fire Mr Comey amid an ongoing FBI investigation into ties between the Russian government and members of President Trump's 2016 campaign has raised concerns that he was trying to undermine a prob...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Arctic Council Allies Urge US to Remain Committed to Climate Change Pact

Sustainable development is at the core of the Arctic Council mandate, and Finland proposes to explore how the Agenda 2030 framework can be used in Arctic cooperation. The Trump administration had not indicated ...More..

Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing

The obligation also kept Spicer away Wednesday, one of the most important days of Trump's presidency: the day after Trump fired James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. "That is simply not all...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Greens make historic breakthrough on Vancouver Island with 3 seats

It has been a big night for the Green Party picking up a couple seats on the Island. Despite a BC NDP campaign which largely focused on the shoulders of leader John Horgan, it did little to dispel the pop...More..

French Socialist ex-premier wants to join Macron's movement
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

French Socialist ex-premier wants to join Macron's movement

It's not clear, however, if he will be able to do so. The socialists were resoundingly beaten in the first round of the French election on April 23 in which Hamon received only 6.36 percent of the vote. "If s...More..

Cop Who Shot Texas Teen Turns Himself In
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cop Who Shot Texas Teen Turns Himself In

Philip Stinson, a criminal justice professor at Bowling Green State University in OH, said it's rare an officer is charged with a deadly shooting and even rarer an officer is convicted. Oliver shot into the aut...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Islamic body hails UNESCO resolution on status of East Jerusalem

The resolution, passed by 22 votes to 10 on Tuesday (2 May), branded Israel's annexation of the eastern city as a violation of global law, mirroring a UN Security Council resolution passed in December. "The n...More..

Killed, 3 Injured As Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In J-K's Nowshera
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Killed, 3 Injured As Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In J-K's Nowshera

According to reports, the Pakistan Army used 120 mm and 82 mm mortars to target the civilian pockets. Indian forces retaliated "strongly and effectively", he said, adding the authorities had closed all school...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Lawyers: Trump Had No Income From Russians, With Exceptions

Trump, during an interview with The Economist , was asked whether he would release his tax returns in exchange for Democratic support for tax reform. The letter from President Trump's lawyer was drafted fo...More..