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Jared Kushner Details Trump Israel-Saudi-Vatican Trip

Government and diplomatic circles in Saudi Arabia welcomed today the announcement of the first official visit by US President Donald Trump as a significant ...


Rules of court support DA's application to review Cabinet reshuffle decision - Judge

He was providing reasons for his decision last week to give Zuma five days to submit all documents containing the reasons for the removal of Gordhan and Mcebisi...


Afghan Leader of Islamic State Group Declared Dead

Hasib was killed in an operation April 27 in eastern Nangarhar province, along the border with Pakistan, according to the statement by Ghani's office. "Neve...


Duterte Discusses North Korea With Xi 'At the Behest' of Trump

Information about his Israel trip, meanwhile, has yet to be released. Malacañang also confirmed the invitation in a statement. Mr Duterte discussed the Nort...


New Hamas chief backs hunger-striking prisoners

It has also dropped explicit language calling for Israel's destruction, though it retains the goal of eventually "liberating" all of historic Palestine, which...


Venezuelans to hold rival marches for May Labour Day

While Maduro alleges a US -backed coup plot, foes say he has wrecked the economy and become a tyrant. "I make a heartfelt appeal to the government and all com...


More than 100 arrested in Paris after Macron win

He will also become the first president from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic's foundation in 1958. U.S. President Donald Tr...


Coal mine blast kills 23 in northern Iran

Officials told the state-run IRNA news agency that an accumulation of methane gas leaking into the mine caused the explosion on May 3. The explosion happene...


Drink tequila for good bone health

At Spectator Health we hate to be the bearers of bad news, but tequila probably isn't good for your bones, despite what the headlines said yesterday. The lead...


Syria Kurds Demand Coalition Act to Halt Turkish Raids

It also expressed concern that "the Turkish strikes were inflicted on the territory of sovereign states, bypassing their legitimate governments". "These air...


Wyden Renews Call For Special Prosecutor After Comey Firing

Former campaign spokesman Brian Fallon said that while he believed Comey had "inflicted severe damage" on the FBI, "the timing and manner of this firing suggest...


North Korea accuses U.S., South Korea of plotting to kill leader

The statement carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) claimed that the US Central Intelligence Agency and the Intelligence Service of S...


Indonesia hard-liners call for jailing of Christian governor

Announcing the verdict, presiding judge Dwiarso Budi Santiarto said Purnama was "convincingly guilty of committing blasphemy and is sentenced to two years in pr...


Triumphant Emmanuel Macron Readies For Transition. But He's Not the Only One

Ms Le Pen said she had called the 39-year-old to concede defeat after voters rejected her "French-first" nationalism by a large margin. Brexit firebrand Nig...


MCD polls: Opposition leaders claim EVM tampering, offer to quit

That doling out freebies does not result into votes, is something that even BJP realised when the results of the Goa polls came in, and the party at internal me...


Israel Reproaches Swedish Envoy, Cuts UN Funding Over UNESCO Vote

The motion is expected to be approved despite Israel's intense attempts to exert pressure on the members of the United Nations body to vote against it. Israel...


Security presence in Egypt intensifies, as Pope arrives for official visit

Pope Francis delivers his speech during a Mass he celebrated for Egypt's tiny Catholic community. . "He was happy to be in connection with the people", Greich...


Facebook to hire 3000 staff to tackle violent content

The recent addition of enhanced safety features is building on a vision Mark Zuckerberg outlined in a 5,700 word letter in February, sharing his vision for buil...


United States military pressure on North Korea provokes Pyongyang's retaliation - Russian ambassador

Without making major claims about Kim, he noted that the North Korean leader had assumed power at a young age and was forced to deal with "obviously very tough ...


US Identifies Navy SEAL Killed In Firefight With Al-Qaida In Somalia

A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Captain Jeff Davis, described the raid as a "Somali mission" against a Shabaab compound housing individuals linked to attacks on Soma...


Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Nirbhaya rapists

Maneka Gandhi, the minister for women and child development, told the ANI news agency that she was "happy that the verdict has been upheld, though I wish it h...


Tony Blair wants to 'return to politics in Brexit battle'

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn says Shropshire should keep two A&E departments because of the "distances involved" for patients. Speaking to journalists after ad...


German president: Moving toward Mideast deal 'truly urgent'

The bill further proclaims the whole Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , a move which infuriates Palestinians, who want the occupied West Bank as part of ...


Two Die In Plane Crash At West Virginia Airport

It wasn't immediately clear whether injuries have been reported. There are no official reports on any injuries but emergency officials have told WCHSTV that...


Obama warned Trump against hiring retired general Flynn: ex-Obama aide

On 8 May 2017, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified that she warned the White House on several occasions that former national security adviser...


Pakistan opens border crossing for ailing Afghans to return

Brig (R) Mahmood Shah stressed the need for effective border management between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Zakhilwal said that even the death of the two Afghan...


Man facing arson charge in pair of synagogue fires in Vegas

Las Vegas firefighters are investigating a vehicle fire in the parking lot of Chabad of Southern Nevada Desert Torah Academy, located at 1261 Arville Street. Wh...


Georgia wildfire: hot, dry conditions vexing to firefighters

It is burning in and around the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge , and more than 133 thousand acres have burned since the fire began on April 6, 2017. A mas...


China welcomes ASEAN summit statement

It noted some leaders' concerns about "recent developments". The Prime Minister said Asean should find ways and means to reduce tension as civil rattling or...


US President Donald Trump to visit Pope Francis at the Vatican

He said they will seek new cooperation to "combat extremism, terrorism and violence" and promote a more hopeful future for young Muslims. Vatican City: Pop...


At least two dead in Iranian coal mine explosion

Another official who did not want to be named told state news agency IRNA that several workers probably died in the blast , but there was no official casualt...


$1m in Israeli Aid for UNESCO Cut over Jerusalem Resolution

The Palestinian foreign ministry called the declaration "a victory for global law". Sweden was the only European Union country to vote for the resolution , w...


Macron, Le Pen kick off final week with major Paris rallies

The comment was a reference to Macron's time as economy minister under the unpopular Socialist President Francois Hollande. That show of force, coupled with a...


One For The Bloopers: Emmanuel Macron Practises Victory Speech. On Air

More than a sigh of relief went through the capitals of Europe when it became clear on Sunday evening that the next French President will be Emmanuel Macron - a...


Local polls bode well for May ahead of GE

In Wales, the Tories gained 80 councillors and added control of one authority. The Conservatives' most notable triumph was in the West Midlands, where former ...