Respect law for Asian stability

The official added, however, that the Chinese move was seen as skirting around the line rather than crossing it, and there would be increased concern if China actually moved in military aircraft and started using a reef as a forward operating base. More..

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Lawsuit: Trump's NC campaign director pointed gun at aide
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Lawsuit: Trump's NC campaign director pointed gun at aide

Vincent Bordini has filed a civil lawsuit against the Trump campaign and recent state director Earl Phillip. On Wednesday, a former Trump campaign employee sued the campaign and the then-state director of N...More..

Sheriff: Arkansas deputy dies in shooting
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Sheriff: Arkansas deputy dies in shooting

Yes, law officers make bad mistakes and at times behave badly with deadly consequences, Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck said. Jones, who had body armor, began firing multiple rounds at officers with an...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Owen Smith to promise "new industrial revolution" and vote on Brexit

The case in the High Court centred on a claim from five new members who challenged the NEC's decision to bar people who had become members or registered supporters after January 12. It is the body that govern...More..

Hillary on Trump's Second Amendment Remarks: 'Words Matter'
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Hillary on Trump's Second Amendment Remarks: 'Words Matter'

The Secret Service met with Donald Trump's presidential campaign in response to comments the Republican nominee made at a rally Tuesday suggesting that Second Amendment supporters could stop Hillary Clint...More..

Pop stars, diplomacy victims of cooling China-Korea ties
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Pop stars, diplomacy victims of cooling China-Korea ties

The US had circulated a draft statement strongly condemning Pyongyang's launch but the 15-member council is said to have remained divided on statement. "Many experts agree that Beijing wouldn't go as far as det...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

New Photos Show China Further Militarizing South China Sea Dispute

Mischief Reef tho.CSIS/AMTI/Digital GlobeUpon further review, Chinese construction in the resource-rich waters of the South China Sea isn't quite over. 'But the rapid construction of reinforced hangars at all t...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Council of Europe head visits Turkey in wake of failed coup

USA officials say they are waiting for specific evidence directly linking Gulen to the failed coup attempt. “Those we considered friends are siding with coup-plotters and terrorists.”. The government's crackdow...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Froome chasing time trial gold in Rio after Tour triumph

Va Va Froome, looking to emulate Sir Bradley Wiggins' feat of Tour de France triumph and Olympic time trial gold at London 2012, could only manage a bronze medal against the clock here. Pooley struggled i...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Chinese military buildup in South China Sea at odds with Xi's statement

It said they could be armed and made operational within a few days once a decision was made. In a statement, underscoring the bottomline of expectations in Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying ...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Putin, Erdogan agree to mend relations

Putin is interested in mending the rift with Turkey in the hopes of reviving key economic projects, including a much-touted pipeline to carry natural gas to Turkey, and expanding Russia's clout in Syria. Russia...More..

European Union making 'serious mistakes' over failed Turkish coup - Turkish minister
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

European Union making 'serious mistakes' over failed Turkish coup - Turkish minister

Turkey and Russian Federation have similar views on the need for a ceasefire in Syria, the provision of humanitarian aid, and a political solution to end the crisis, according to Cavusoglu. "They may attempt t...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Erdogan Praises Russian Cooperation During Putin Talks

Erdogan meets Putin in St Petersburg. He does not think that Turkey and Russian Federation will conclude the anti-European alliance, he adds that the normalization of relations between Moscow and Ankara will ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Pakistani lawyers mourn colleagues slain in Quetta attack

Raheel Sharif also visited the hospital, and met with the wounded. The bomber killed dozens of people and wounded. Balochistan government spokesman Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar said schools in the province would also b...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Who is Naruhito, Japan's likely next emperor?

Akihito commands respect from people across the board in Japan , in particular for speaking up for marginalized people, such as those still living as evacuees five years after the tsunami and nuclear disaster....More..

Japan FM protests to China over ships around disputed island
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Japan FM protests to China over ships around disputed island

New satellite photos show work proceeding on what seem to be two-dozen hardened concrete airplane hangars on the islands suitable for housing Chinese air force planes, including strategic bombers and inflight r...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Hundreds join crucial battle for Syria's Aleppo

The rebel advance at the weekend cut off a key regime access route on the city's southern edges, previously used to bring in supplies for the estimated 1.2 million residents of western districts. "We announce...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Baby in Texas dies from Zika

State health officials said Texas has reported 99 cases of Zika virus disease, including the two infants with microcephaly from Harris County. Fifteen babies have been born with birth defects in the USA, an...More..

Death toll in Quetta hospital blast goes up to 53
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Death toll in Quetta hospital blast goes up to 53

His comments came even before the police could say who was responsible for the horrific attack. The blast took place at 9:30 a.m. local time (12.30 a.m. Sarfraz Bugti, the provincial interior minister, denoun...More..

Quetta hospital blast toll climbs to 70
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Quetta hospital blast toll climbs to 70

Many lawyers and journalists are among the dead. The lawyers were at the hospital to take the body of Bilal Anwar Kasi, president of the Balochistan Bar Association who was killed earlier in the city, Dawn r...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Clinton extends lead over Trump to 8 percentage points

The Democratic and Republican conventions last month didn't produce a ton of fresh education policy talk-but the respective nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump still gave us some more K-12 material ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Numbers Don't Add Up in Claims Hamas Stole Gaza Charity Funds

The worldwide charity World Vision says Israel has accused it's Gaza director of diverting sums to Hamas that exceed its total budget. Holten says "there is a huge gap in these numbers the Israeli government ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Death toll from Pakistan bombing rises to 67

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar has been behind several attacks in Pakistan in recent years, including a deadly March bombing on Easter Sunday in a park in the eastern city of Lahore that killed at least 70 people. Lawyers hav...More..

Green Party candidate: I'm not anti-vaccine
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Green Party candidate: I'm not anti-vaccine

So what's the answer? "This is the new birther campaign that's being used against my campaign because certain people are rather anxious", she said . Duenas added that she and fellow Sanders supporters are at...More..

Boxing recap: Barnes eliminated, Kenya celebrates and more
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Boxing recap: Barnes eliminated, Kenya celebrates and more

In all honesty, from looking at the fight Barnes was second best from the first bell till the last. But after a split decision Samuel Carmona Heredia had his hand raised and will progress to the quarter fin...More..

Judo champion Judoka Kelmendi wins first ever gold for Kosovo
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Judo champion Judoka Kelmendi wins first ever gold for Kosovo

Kelmendi was the victor against Italy's Odette Giuffrida in the final, which saw her claim the gold in the 52kg judo division. Kosovo declared independence in 2008 from Serbia, whose forces fought to stop bre...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Russian Federation to open 4 more humanitarian corridors out of Syria' Aleppo

He expressed support "in principle" for humanitarian corridors but said it must be "under the right circumstances". Dozens of families and some opposition fighters have taken up the opportunity to leave rebel...More..

Jailed Pistorius rushed to hospital with wrist injuries
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Jailed Pistorius rushed to hospital with wrist injuries

Pistorius and his longtime coach, Ampie Louw, said before Steenkamp's killing they wanted to retire together at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which kicked off this Friday. Pistorius' defense team suggested th...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Obama shortens sentences for 214 federal prisoners

Most were incarcerated for non-violent drug crimes, the White House said. The president began turning his attention to revolutionizing clemency in 2014. Eugene Ernst Jackson of Baltimore was sentenced in 2002...More..

Trump ends standoff with Ryan, strains to fix split GOP
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Trump ends standoff with Ryan, strains to fix split GOP

Reading from a sheet of paper, Trump endorsed not only Ryan and McCain, but also embattled Sen. Donald Trump attempted to reboot his campaign yet again on Friday by endorsing House Speaker Paul Ryan and...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

In a U-turn, Trump backs Ryan, McCain

Speaking in Green Bay, Wis., on Friday, Trump cited exactly that - party unity - as his reason for endorsing Ryan , albeit belatedly. "I need a Republican Senate and a House to accomplish all of the changes ...More..

Oscar Pistorius 'rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in South African jail'
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Oscar Pistorius 'rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in South African jail'

Singabakho Nxumalo, a spokesman for the correctional services department, did not provide any detail of the injuries, but said the Olympian was treated in hospital for minor injuries to his wrists and returned ...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Clinton vows to stand up to Putin

Clinton plans to cap two weeks of campaigning focused on jobs and the economy - including a post-Democratic National Convention bus tour with running mate Tim Kaine - with a speech in Detroit that campaign of...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Trump courts wary GOP, decides to endorse Ryan

Paul Nehlen , House Speaker Paul Ryan's Republican primary challenger, was ejected by Wisconsin GOP staffers from a Donald Trump rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin Friday night. But in neighbouring Wisconsin, a st...More..

Oscar Pistorius Treated in Hospital for Injuries Suffered in Prison
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Oscar Pistorius Treated in Hospital for Injuries Suffered in Prison

Medical staff at Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria confirmed that Oscar Pistorius has been receiving treatment in a security ward after an incident that occurred while he was alone in his cell on Saturday. But ...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Iran executes nuclear scientist who was convicted of spying

He later returned to Iran, where he was detained, tried and convicted. An Iranian judiciary spokesman, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei, told reporters in Tehran, the Iranian capital, that Amiri was convicted of sp...More..

Carl comments on Pistorius hospital scare
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Carl comments on Pistorius hospital scare

During Pistorius' sentencing hearing in June, a psychologist testified for the defense that the athlete was a "broken" man whose mental state had deteriorated over the last two years, and that he should be ho...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Trump ends standoff with Ryan as he works to repair mistakes

We're past the point where things like this can be cast as Trump truly changing tack and shifting into general election mode. Ryan is facing a primary challenge on Tuesday against businessman Paul Nehlen . K...More..

Pakistan Arrests Blacklisted American Who Was Deported For 'Spying'
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Pakistan Arrests Blacklisted American Who Was Deported For 'Spying'

Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has taken notice of issuance of immigration to a blacklisted American citizen Mathew. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has ordered an investigation into the...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Honolulu commemorates Hiroshima atomic bombing with annual peace ceremony

President Obama, who became the first US sitting president to visit site of the first atomic bomb, met with Mori at the May 27 ceremony, and gave him a hug which immediately took the world's attention. But his ...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Canadian Paralympic Committee happy with Russian ban

Sir Philip Craven , President of the International Paralympic Committee , released a statement on Sunday announcing that in order to protect the interests of his movement and to ensure fair competition, Russi...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Woman killed in mass stabbing; security tightened in London

Yovel Lewkowski, 18, who was visiting London from Tel Aviv and was stabbed in the upper arm, said she watched as Ms Horton "perished in front of my eyes". "Terrorism is one possibility being explored at this...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

11-Year Old Puts MSNBC Anchor In Her Place For Slanted Coverage

Jansen then clarified that she meant the characterization "as a compliment", noting that the 11-year-old had asked a "tough question" of the Republican vice presidential nominee. Republican vice presidential ho...More..

Japan protests China's vessels around disputed islands
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Japan protests China's vessels around disputed islands

The patrols included surveillance and refueling aircraft, Xinhua said, although it did not say when they occurred. The Philippines is ready to engage with other claimant states in the South China Sea, the D...More..

ANC Hit By Biggest Election Setback For 22 Years
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

ANC Hit By Biggest Election Setback For 22 Years

With the ANC and DA both seeking to rule in Johannesburg and Tshwane , the EFF could be courted where coalitions are needed. The ANC chairman in Gauteng province, which includes both Tshwane and Johannesburg...More..

Major crash causes injuries, shuts down Coquihalla Highway in BC
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Major crash causes injuries, shuts down Coquihalla Highway in BC

Melissa Wutke, spokesperson for BC RCMP Traffic Services. KAMLOOPS, B.C.-One person has been flown to hospital in serious condition after a transport truck appeared to lose its brakes and crashed into numerou...More..

American woman killed in London knife attack An error occurred
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

American woman killed in London knife attack An error occurred

Wednesday night, she and five other pedestrians were suddenly attacked by a knife-wielding man in Russell Square . Bulhan, who moved from Norway to Britain as a child, is due to appear in a London court on S...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Pakistan wobbling as Anderson, Moeen strike for England

England's margin of victory represented their fifth biggest Test win in terms of runs and was a far cry from the ignominy of their 75-run defeat in the opening clash of the series at Lord's. Pakistan never re...More..

2 houses collapse as strong storms pummel New Orleans
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

2 houses collapse as strong storms pummel New Orleans

The NWS said the tornado was classified as an EFO with winds up to 80 miles per hour. At least four houses partially or fully collapsed in New Orleans as heavy rains and powerful winds pummeled parts of sou...More..

Bergamo, aereo fuori pista: disagi voli, ok Alghero
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Bergamo, aereo fuori pista: disagi voli, ok Alghero

Alcuni voli sono stati cancellati, mentre altri sono stati riprogrammati sullo scalo di Malpensa . Sono comunque da prevedere ritardi e cancellazioni. L'Ente nazionale italiano per l'aviazione civile invita ...More..