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U.S. troops deploy along Syria-Turkish border

The relocation of Turkish troops to the area came a day after USA troops were seen patrolling the tense border in Syria. The U.S. has provided air cover and o...


Exchange of fire on Afghanistan-Pakistan border kills civilians

Abdul Razeq, the police chief of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, added: "After negotiations, both sides have agreed that a geological survey should be conducte...


Top Afghan ISIS leader killed in operation

Hasib was appointed previous year following the death of his predecessor Hafiz Saeed Khan during a raid by USA and Afghan special forces. Since taking over as...


Leader of ISIS in Afghanistan killed in April raid, Pentagon says

Dozens of Islamic State fighters were killed over the weekend by the Afghan air force making a string of gains in the same area where USA forces helped take...


White House postpones meeting to decide on participation in Paris climate pact

While campaigning previous year, Trump called climate change a hoax perpetrated by China, and promised to cancel the deal if he won the presidency. The deal, ...


SC Upheld Death Sentence to Nirbhaya Rape Case Accused Four

The woman was gang-raped by six men for hours, brutalised with an iron rod and her intestines were pulled out. The driver and five other men on the bus assaulte...


Politicos hail Supreme Court judgement in Nirbhaya case

Now, five years after, Supreme Court has given a historic verdict in the log-awaited case after announcing death sentences to four people accused in the case....


French presidency for Macron; name change for far-right

A record 12% of voters cast a blank or "spoiled" ballot. Macron's victory is not a surprise as polls routinely showed him far ahead of Le Pen. At 39, the pr...


Trump Congratulates Macron On 'Big' Win In French Presidential Election

He beat far-right politician Marine Le Pen by 66.10 per cent o the vote to 33.90 per cent in a run-off this weekend. " Macron's strong performance exceeds ...


Trump trades currency issue for China's help on N. Korea

It reportedly blew up just seconds after take-off, increasing speculation that the U.S. military has been causing North Korea's recent failed missile launches ...


U.S. urges new sanctions on North Korea and warns of catastrophe

They have tested a missile. Asked whether that policy was working, Trump said: "Well, I didn't say, 'don't test a missile.' He's going to have to do what he h...


Palestinian Prisoners Continue Hunger Strike, Arab League calls for probe

The Israel Prison Service (IPS) released a video showing Barghouti putting food into his mouth that he had hid in his cell several days prior. The video shows...


Israeli police: Palestinian attacker shot dead in Jerusalem

Barghouti is serving five life sentences for allegedly leading three separate terrorist attacks that killed five people. Organizers say the move is in respo...


North Korea claims United States plotted to kill Kim Jong

Ri Byong Ho, the North Korea head of intelligence, said the suspect was a "very important person" and that "there have already been more than 80 planned terrori...


These election results show the coming realignment of British politics

The Tory leader said she would fight for every vote on 8 June to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks. 'But we, the whole Labour movement and the British peopl...


Capitals force Game 7 against the Penguins

For shits and gigs, Crosby feeds Guentzel on a 2-on-1 in garbage time to at least breakup Braden Holtby's shutout, and hey, maybe even just plant a seed for n...


Up Date: Hillary Rodham Clinton's e-Mail Scandal +

FBI Director James Comey was in the hot seat on Capitol Hill for his first public testimony on Hillary Clinton's e-mail investigation and President Trump's ...


Comey: 'Mildly nauseous' FBI's Clinton probe could have impacted election

Giuliani, the former NY mayor and top surrogate for President Trump, said repeatedly during the 2016 campaign that he regularly talked to Federal Bureau of Inve...


Head of Daesh in Afghanistan killed by US, Afghan forces

It said he died 10 days ago in an operation led by Afghan special forces in the eastern Nangarhar province. General John W. Nicholson, commander of North Atla...


ISIS chief in Afghanistan killed in April raid, U.S. military says

Emir or top leader of IS Sheikh Abdul Hasib was killed on April 27 in southern part of Nangarhar, which has been regarded as stronghold of IS group in the p...


North Korea Holding 4th US Citizen in Detention

In a May 3 interview on MSNBC, Mr. Gardner objected to President Trump meeting unconditionally with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. That raises a familiar ...


North Korea detention of fourth USA citizen 'concerning' - White House

The State Department said it would work with the Swedish embassy in Pyongyang, which handles American diplomatic interests with North Korea, to obtain more de...


Trump to Visit Israel, Saudi Arabia and Vatican in First Foreign Trip

Trump, while in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, said he plans to gather leaders from across the Muslim world to establish "a new foundation of cooperation and supp...


Serena Williams elegantly displays baby bump at Met Gala

NEW YORK , NY - MAY 01: Rihanna is seen departing the Carlyle Hotel to attend "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala o...


Kim Jong-Un 'victim of assassination plot by CIA', North Korea claims

As of this writing, there is no official comment from the White House whether the American government collaborated with the South Korean National Intelligence S...


Hamas elects Haniya as new chief of Islamic movement

In 1992, he was exiled by Israel, along with scores of Hamas leaders, to southern Lebanon for about a year. He will replace Khaled Meshaal, who has been Hamas...


Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties

Kushner served as a manager or president at six entities associated with the New Jersey project until January, according to the New York Times , citing Kushne...


Appeals court to hear travel ban case

Bush . There are 15 active judges on the Fourth Circuit; at least two have recused themselves. The Maryland federal judge had issued a nationwide block on...


French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spoken with Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him on his election as the next president of France. Macron will formally ...


Macron's Win in French Election: More Russia Sanctions, More 'NATO Must Expand'

After FN surprisingly topped the polls in the 2016 European elections, Le Pen hoped to be elected her country's first female - and far-right - president . The ...


Trump Made Michael Flynn His Adviser. Somehow It's All Obama's Fault

Pence, meanwhile, had said he had been assured by Flynn that the subject of sanctions was not raised in the Kislyak conversations. Graham and Yates were ref...


Trump, Abbas link renewed peace talks to countering Islamic State

PALESTINIAN GUERRILLA ICON Leila Khaled went on hunger strike at the weekend in solidarity with 1,600 prisoners in Israeli jails. Barghouti is being held i...


Floods drive nearly 1900 from homes in Canada's Quebec

About 1,650 soldiers and support personnel are helping flood victims and sand-bagging homes. "Inspiring to see it", Trudeau tweeted Sunday night along with pict...


Israel Reprimands Swedish Ambassador Over UNESCO Vote Denying Ties to Jerusalem

The resolution, which is renewed periodically, passed with 22 votes for and 10 against with 23 abstentions and three absentees out of 58 member states. "This ...


U.S. to send small team for Bonn Climate talks

Under the shadow of a possible USA pullout from the 2015 Paris climate accord, envoys are meeting in Germany on implementing the details of the deal. "I urge ...