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Macedonian police fire stun grenades after protesters storm parliament

Gruevski and his nationalist VMRO-DPMNE party ruled Macedonia for a decade until December a year ago when the election saw VMRO-DPMNE secure 51 seats in the 120...


Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

The Tories won an extra 161 seats compared to the previous local elections in 2012, mostly at Labour's expense. The unsuccessful candidates were independent...


Chelsea Manning releases 1st statement since clemency win

A former Army intelligence analyst and transgender woman, Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison after being convicted in 2013 of stealing 750,000 pages of...


North Korea Defies US, Launches Another Ballistic Missile

The North says its defense programs are necessary in the face of the USA aggression and has threatened the USA with a pre-emptive attack. However, US military...


US dollar, yields rise; stocks slip from record highs

Chintawongvanich, derivatives strategist at Macro Risk Advisors in NY said the CBOE Volatility Index , which is popularly known as the VIX, is the widely follo...


Russia wants quick UN vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'

The Syrian government and rebel groups are not signatories to the deal, although Muallem on Monday reiterated Damascus's approval of it. " We'll look at the...


IS leader in Afghanistan was killed in April raid

In February, the commander of United States troops in Afghanistan Gen John Nicholson told a Senate committee there was "a shortfall of a few thousand". On Mon...


Triple talaq violates Constitution, rights of women: Allahabad HC

The court also said that any fatwa that is against law can not be accepted. The court further added that basic rights and human right of an individual can not...


White House alerted about Flynn's blackmail risk: Ex

At Monday's hearing, Yates provided two important pieces of information that highlight just how reckless Trump was in dealing with his disgraced national secu...


North Korea's detention of US citizen 'concerning': White House

In the statement carried by Pyongyang's official news agency, KCNA, the unnamed spokesman said South Korea had hired a North Korean logger working in the Russia...


Dana Milbank: Answers from Yates, more questions for White House

Blumenthal again: "So, if Michael Flynn lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he had a ton of legal trouble facing him?" "We felt like it was critica...


Hamas chooses Ismail Haniyeh as its new leader

In his debut speech following his election as the Islamic Resistance Movement's top official, Haniyeh said that working for the sake of the prisoners has run ve...


Anonymous warns us to get ready for WWIII

The narrator cited US military threats against North Korea and President Donald Trump's pressure toward China, North Korea's traditional ally, to punish Pyongya...


Detention of US citizen by North Korea 'concerning' - White House

This is very similar to the rationale deployed for detaining Kim Sang Dok, who worked for the same school, in April. He is a faculty member at PUST. As tensio...


Exit poll reveals 'Moon' as S. Korea's next president

His victory would end a near-decade of conservative leadership by Park and Lee Myung-bak. The liberal favorite is seen as willing to cooperate with North Kor...


Delhi BJP to lodge complaint with EC against AAP

Responding to the Election Commission's dismissal of the EVMs being tampered with, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the former should provide their own...


Strong gains in local polls boost May's chances in June election

The party won contests for newly created mayors in Manchester and Liverpool but lost out to Conservative Andy Street, the former head of department store chain ...


NEET shocker: Female candidate says she was asked to remove innerwear

The student, who has not been identified, told media she was at the test centre in Kerala state on Sunday when a metal detector started to beep during a secur...


Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years in prison for blasphemy

The sentence , which is more than prosecutors sought, comes less than a month after he lost his election bid to stay in his position. Indonesian Islamic har...


White House was warned about Flynn

Yates recounted for the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism two meetings she had with Don McGahn, Trump's White House counsel. That's the large...


Is the English language becoming less significant in Europe after Brexit?

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has drawn laughs at a conference by announcing that he'd speak in French because "slowly but surely English is...


Evacuations broaden as wildfires threaten small communities

Effectively, the entire bulge where Georgia dips down and is surrounded on three sides by Florida near the St. Marys River has been ordered evacuated, said Ri...


Islamic State's leader in Afghanistan killed in raid: USA military

The plan calls for expanding the U.S.'s military presence to fight against the Taliban, essentially driving them the negotiating table, US officials told The W...


Pakistan expresses concern over remarks of head of Iranian armed forces

Asserting that Pakistan practically lacked the ability to control its borders, the parliamentarian said that it was the right of Iranian forces to take the nece...


Death for three convicted of raping, murdering Pune techie

Pujari, an engineer, was abducted near the Kharadi bypass on October 7, 2009 while awaiting her transport back home. Two days later, her mutilated body was foun...


States brace for big decisions under GOP health care changes

The CBO estimated that under the original version of the House bill, premiums for a 64 year-old with an income of $26,000 a year could rise from $1,700 now to...


Eight arrested following Old Firm clash at Ibrox

But today the Hoops recorded their biggest ever win on the ground of their rivals, with five different players netting against sorry Rangers . The champions,...


Germany Condemns Saturday's N Korean Missile Launch - Foreign Ministry

The missile launched Saturday blew up over land in North Korean territory, said US Navy Cmdr. A United States military assessment found the main part of the m...


Sally Yates Warned Trump Several Times About Flynn

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates stands by her decision not to defend President Trump's executive order banning immigration from seven majority-Musl...


South Korea presidency 'won by liberal Moon Jae

With 9 percent of votes counted as of 10:30 p.m. local time (1330 GMT), Moon garnered 37.5 percent support. The victor needs a plurality of votes. "As tension...


Europe Stocks Hold Steady as Macron Beats Le Pen in French Vote

When Macron left the Holland government to establish his own movement, most pundits considered his move politically erroneous and premature. A crowd of Macron...


Morrison imposes levy on major banks

Among the winners were infrastructure projects, with A$10 billion allocated to a national rail program and A$5.3 billion toward building a second Sydney airpo...


New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in native Gaza

Khaled Meshaal, who preceded Haniya as leader of the movement's political wing, confirmed the transition of power to Al Jazeera . His election came days afte...


UK: May Plays Down Talk Of Possible Landslide General Election Victory

Having faced criticism for being unclear of his position on Britain's divorce from the European Union, Corbyn said the issue of whether Brexit should happen had...


Syria war: US to arm Kurds in battle for Raqqa

USA military officials have argued that Kurdish forces are needed in the effort to retake Raqqa, the self-declared capital of Islamic State. The U.S. "Raqqa a...