China expects to strengthen ties with US

Apart from attending the presidential inauguration ceremony in Washington , the delegation is commissioned to greet Taiwanese compatriots in the USA ahead of the Lunar New Year and hold talks with politicians and academics. Mr Wang said last month t... More..

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Iran Says US Not Welcome at Syria Peace Talks
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Iran Says US Not Welcome at Syria Peace Talks

US Republican Senator John McCain said Russian Federation is a key player in the Syrian peace process after it invited the United States to talks in Astana, in an interview with MSNBC. The three sides have in t...More..

Muslims must act over Rohingya crisis, appeals Malaysian PM
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Muslims must act over Rohingya crisis, appeals Malaysian PM

The multinational Organization of Islamic Cooperation said on Thursday that Myanmar must stop the oppression of its Rohingya population and prevent extremist groups from fanning religious hatred in Rakhine Stat...More..

Iraqi forces tighten grip on eastern half of embattled Mosul
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Iraqi forces tighten grip on eastern half of embattled Mosul

The second phase of the battle to retake Mosul - which is led by Iraqi security forces and aided by the Kurdish Peshmerga, a Shiite-led militia, and the USA -led worldwide coalition against the Islamic State - ...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Boris Johnson warns France against WWII-style "punishment beating" over Brexit

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator, decried Johnson's comments via Twitter and called on Theresa May to condemn them. Johnson's brother, Jo Johnson, a fellow MP and Universitie...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping: No one can win a trade war

Trump has also criticized China, accusing it of exploiting the U.S. economically. Real estate mogul and former reality TV star Mr Trump, who will be inaugurated as US president on Friday (US time), campaigned...More..

CIA Director Blasts Trump For Russia And Tweets
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

CIA Director Blasts Trump For Russia And Tweets

Brennan also responded to Trump's tweet from late Sunday questioning if he's the "leaker of Fake News ". "What I do find outrageous is equating intelligence community with Nazi Germany ", Brennan said . ...More..

Madame Tussauds Donald Trump wax figure
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Madame Tussauds Donald Trump wax figure

And we can't help but notice how the stately, unmolested wax figure appears more prepared and equipped to handle the presidency than the REAL man America elected. "Creating the new USA president is a tradition ...More..

Gambia's Parliament Extends President Jammeh's Tenure
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Gambia's Parliament Extends President Jammeh's Tenure

A senior Nigerian military source said Nigeria and other west African countries were prepared to intervene to remove Jammeh if he was still in office tomorrow. Gambia has had only two rulers since independence ...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Co-President-Elect Putin Blames Obama Administration For Undermining Trump

He added that the people behind the Trump dossier are " worse than prostitutes ", but said that he is "not acquainted with Trump", therefore he has "no reasons either to defend or attack him". president-ele...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Holocaust Denying Far-Right Party No Threat to German Democracy: Court

Germany's intelligence agency described the NPD as racist and anti-Semitic and the attempt by the country's 16 federal states to outlaw the party came amid rising support for right-wing groups stoked by popul...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ex-UK Foreign Secretary Faces Legal Action in Rendition Case

However, in a dramatic ruling today, the Supreme Court decided the Government could not block Mr Belhaj's claim. He said he was abducted - along with his pregnant wife, Fatima Boudchar - as he was about...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Parents Keep Finding Mold in a Popular Teething Toy for Babies

Texas City mom Jessica Hazzard took the plunge on Monday and posted the evidence on Facebook . Needless to say, Sophie is now residing at her new home at the dump. "The good news is while the mold looks yucky ...More..

President Obama Commutes Much of Chelsea Manning's Sentence
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

President Obama Commutes Much of Chelsea Manning's Sentence

Chelsea Manning , the Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking classified information to anti-secrecy website Wikileaks, will be released May 17 rather than in 2045, according to the White House. You can ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Thousands March Through Downtown Columbus To Protest President-Elect Trump

Meyers says she started a Facebook and Twitter page for the event and booked the War Memorial in Trenton. Hundreds and thousands from across the country have signed up to march on Washington , D.C.'s L...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

This Leopard Shark Shocked Researchers By Giving Birth Without A Male

Leonie successfully procreated with her partner for several years before staff chose to separate the pair in a bid to scale back on breeding. "Many sharks and rays are naturally rare and possibly have period...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Pakistani mother sentenced to death for daughter's 'honour killing'

The presiding judge of the Anti-Terrorism Court-IV, Chaudhry Muhammad Ilyas, also sentenced Zeenat's brother Muhammad Anees to life imprisonment while her brother-in-law Muhammad Zafar was acquitted. Zeenat's h...More..

Military Jet Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp Leaving Over 100 Dead in Nigeria
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Military Jet Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp Leaving Over 100 Dead in Nigeria

Among the wounded were two soldiers and Nigerians working for Doctors Without Borders and the International Committee of the Red Cross. This is the first time during Nigeria's three-year campaign against Bok...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

15 feared killed in cargo plane crash in Kyrgyzstan

He said: "Major work is underway". "Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev in connection with numerous human casualties caused by the plane cra...More..

Donald Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in replacing Obamacare
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Donald Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in replacing Obamacare

But when describing the nature of his plan, Trump said, "We're going to have insurance for everybody ". Once approved, they will lead to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act . "I can't help but think b...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Conference insists on two-state solution for Israel & Palestine

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon echoed the prime minister's message, saying that he plans to "work with the incoming U.S. administration to undo the damage caused by the [recent United Nati...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Japanese Vessel Caught With Dead Whale Onboard, Activist Group Says

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled in 2014 that Japan cease all whaling. Australia has long opposed Japanese whaling and the contentious issue was raised in talks between Prime Minister Malcolm Tu...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Gambia Supreme Court judge declines to rule on president's election challenge

Jammeh has vowed that he will not stand aside until the country's Supreme Court rules on his petition to annul the election results. According to TVC NEWS team in Banjul, the country's capital city, the eig...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Watchdog notes Iran's commitment to nuclear deal

Since the implementation of the JCPOA, the IAEA has confirmed Iran's compliance to its obligations under the nuclear agreement in several reports. Iran has seen a rise in oil exports and increased investment ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Six reported dead in major stampede at Gangasagar Mela; several injured

Earlier, officials from the TMC-led state government had denied reports of the stampede, though they announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the families of the deceased. At least six pilgrims died while return...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Victoria Beckham has reportedly blocked a Spice Girls reunion tour

When it was announced past year that iconic 90s girl group the Spice Girls were planning a massive comeback and an arena tour, a palpable frisson of excitement shot through the world of music at the prospect of...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

SpaceX makes successful rocket launch

The rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 9:54am local time, carrying a satellite payload on behalf of Iridium Communications. "Mission looks good. Started deploying the 10 Iridium s...More..

Trump will keep his personal Twitter handle, declines POTUS account
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Trump will keep his personal Twitter handle, declines POTUS account

Trump is aware of the power in his fingers, noting in a weekend interview that with Twitter, he "can go bing bing bing" and make national news using his social media accounts. The @POTUS account was establis...More..

Gambians Flee Country As Buhari, Others Fail To Get Jammeh Cede Power
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Gambians Flee Country As Buhari, Others Fail To Get Jammeh Cede Power

Taylor was convicted in 2013 and is serving a 50-year sentence in a British prison. "The Senegalese president accepted the request of his Liberian counterpart Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the current Economic Commu...More..

South Korea Prosecutor to Take into Economic Factors Before Arresting Samsung Boss
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

South Korea Prosecutor to Take into Economic Factors Before Arresting Samsung Boss

The prosecutors said the decision could come as early as Monday and said that they are in the "final" review process regarding the warrant, taking into account various factors, including the possible impact of ...More..

Iran to import 130 tons of uranium
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Iran to import 130 tons of uranium

This and the additional 130 tonnes would provide Iran with "good reserves" for its nuclear programme. He also said Iran is to produce 100 kilograms of low-enriched uranium, and noted that the commission has a...More..

Bahrain executes three Shi'ites convicted of killing policemen
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Bahrain executes three Shi'ites convicted of killing policemen

The last execution was carried out in 2008. The men were convicted of carrying out the bomb attack in 2015. The two Bahraini police officers and one Emirati officer were killed in the attack during clashes ...More..

Serbia says Kosovo wants war as neighbors row over Serb nationalist train
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Serbia says Kosovo wants war as neighbors row over Serb nationalist train

On Saturday, Kosovo Albanians tried to stage provocations when the Serbian train service from Belgrade to the northern Kosovo town of Kosovska Mitrovica was relaunched eighteen years after its last run. A train...More..

Annual Martin Luther King Day service set for Monday
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Annual Martin Luther King Day service set for Monday

This one-day educational tour, which will bring approximately 150 boys and girls, takes off from the MLB Urban Youth Academy, 6403 Press Dr. on January 16 at 6:15am, with buses returning back to New Orleans aro...More..

Pence hopes Lewis reconsiders boycott of Trump inauguration
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Pence hopes Lewis reconsiders boycott of Trump inauguration

You know, I believe in forgiveness. "It's gonna be hard, it's gonna be very difficult". Sad!" Trump was responding to comments from Lewis saying: "He does not consider Trump to be a legitimate president and h...More..

Several dead after boat sinks off Libya
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Several dead after boat sinks off Libya

SOS Mediterranée rescued 193 migrants on Friday. "We must do everything possible to guarantee the protection and defence of child migrants as well as their integration", the pope said. 2016 was also the deadl...More..

In nod to Trump, Britain sends low-level delegation to Paris
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

In nod to Trump, Britain sends low-level delegation to Paris

He added: "When you are president of the United States, you can not take such a stubborn and such a unilateral view on this issue". The Paris Peace Conference will finally assemble Sunday in the French capita...More..

by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Trump adviser had five calls with Russian envoy on day of sanctions

Spicer also said that Flynn and Kislyak had exchanged Christmas greetings via text message on December 25. On Dec. 29, U.S. President Barack Obama announced he had ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplom...More..

Barack Obama ends special immigration policy for Cubans
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Barack Obama ends special immigration policy for Cubans

There has been a surge in Cuban immigration since the USA renewed diplomatic relations with Cuba in July 2015, with many fearing it would be their last chance to automatically gain legal status in the United ...More..

by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Iraqi Forces Make Huge Gains agaisnt Daesh, Enter Mosul University

Major-General Sami al-Aridhi, commander of the Iraqi counter-terrorism unit, told reporters: "This was an important stronghold for ISIL, knowing that they had their headquarters here". "We entered the universit...More..

Donald Trump marks MLK weekend by attacking civil rights hero
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Donald Trump marks MLK weekend by attacking civil rights hero

And Trump's Democratic challenger, former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her husband, former president Bill Clinton, said they'd come to Washington for the event, joining two fellow former presidents, R...More..

Trump Has Lowest Ever Approval Rating Going Into Office
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Trump Has Lowest Ever Approval Rating Going Into Office

Obama cautioned Trump not to run an "improvisational presidency" just like he ran an "improvisational campaign". According to a Gallup poll released Friday, more than half of people (51 percent of those s...More..

USA embassy in Jerusalem would hurt peace, Palestinian president says
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

USA embassy in Jerusalem would hurt peace, Palestinian president says

Trump has repeatedly said he plans to relocate the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and last month chose David Friedman, a right-wing lawyer, as his ambassador to Israel. Trump had announced t...More..

US Military Troops are Being Deployed to Poland to Counter Russian Aggression
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

US Military Troops are Being Deployed to Poland to Counter Russian Aggression

He emphasized, "especially, when a third country is beefing up its military presence along our borders with Europe". -On Thursday, 1,000 USA troops arrived in the western Polish town of Zagan, the first membe...More..

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic praises 'magnificent' Hammers who make Palace pay
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic praises 'magnificent' Hammers who make Palace pay

Clearly fearing that fans could turn their anger on a decal at the stadium that bears Payet's chant, a steward was positioned there ahead of Saturday's fixture. Palace have floundered themselves throughout thi...More..

US Set To Revoke Some Oil-Related Sanctions Against Sudan
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

US Set To Revoke Some Oil-Related Sanctions Against Sudan

However, some USA sanctions against Sudan remain in place, including a ban on weapons sales and restrictions on U.S. aid, as well as sanctions related to Darfur. But during the campaign, Walid Phares, who advis...More..

Donal Trump tells CNN Reporter
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Donal Trump tells CNN Reporter

Trump said that BuzzFeed would "suffer the consequences" for publishing the leaked document. A USA congressman has asked for CNN reporter Jim Acosta to be fired for being disruptive and disrespectful to Pre...More..

Duterte shows Abe his 'moskitero'
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Duterte shows Abe his 'moskitero'

Japanese Foreign Press Secretary Yasuhisa Kawamura said Japan would like to contribute to the Philippines' infrastructure development, including transportation and electricity, using Japanese expertise. He left...More..

British PM to outline Brexit strategy on Tuesday
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

British PM to outline Brexit strategy on Tuesday

But the prime minister said New Zealand had a diverse export portfolio and a trade agreement would have to deal with a wide range of issues. "It would be helpful to the British economy and to British workers ...More..

Amazon.ca pulls Indian flag doormat after government threats
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Amazon.ca pulls Indian flag doormat after government threats

Amazon has removed doormats resembling the Indian flag from its Canadian website on Wednesday, after an Indian government threat to rescind visas of the US company's employees if they did not stop selling the p...More..