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French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

Scandal-plagued Fillon and far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon have closed the gap dramatically in the last two weeks. Fillon's austerity-focused campaign h...


Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey

For months, Democrats in Congress have criticized and questioned FBI Director James Comey about his handling of last year's investigation into Hillary Clinton's...


Trump Abruptly Axes FBI's Comey in Midst of Russia Probe

Clinton's actions", Republican Sen. Ron Wyden, calling for Comey to immediately be summoned to testify to Congress about the status of the Trump-Russia investig...


In A Decisive Vote, South Koreans Picked A New President

And President Trump has not made many friends in Korea since his inauguration, particularly by suggesting that Seoul should foot the bill for THAAD, the US ...


North Korea fails another missile test

He said North Korea posed "a grave threat", not just to the U.S. and its Asian allies, but also to China. It did not immediately provide an estimate on how ...


South Koreans elect liberal Moon Jae-in president after months of turmoil

With 40 percent of the votes counted by midnight local time , Moon had 39.5 percent. The dispute has sparked retaliation against South Korean businesses in...


China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal

One option said to be under consideration is full withdrawal, which would fulfill Trump's campaign promise to " cancel " the deal as president. Donald Trump h...


Venezuelan Women Protesters Face Security Forces

Anti-government protesters raise their hands during a women march against repression and calling on President Nicolas Maduro to step down in Caracas , Venezue...


Clinton officials respond to Comey firing with suspicion, not satisfaction

That fig leaf explanation seeks to cover the undeniable truth: "The President has removed the sitting FBI Director in the midst of one of the most critical nati...


Ismail Haniyeh elected new Hamas chief

Gaza , (Alresalah.ps)- Member of Hamas political bureau Osama Hamdan stated that Ismail Haniyeh is the new chairman of Hamas political bureau and he will succee...


Donald Trump abruptly fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

Memos released by the White House show that Rod Rosenstein, the newly sworn-in deputy attorney general, that recommended Comey be fired over how he disclos...


Girls Who Code founder to Ivanka Trump: Don't use my story

Ivanka says her new role model is Eleanor Roosevelt. Trump even made it official, appointing his daughter a key role in his administration, and a job that mos...


Senior US senator pushes Trump on Russia, French election

The hiring of Flynn is again coming under scrutiny, as another report said former acting attorney general Sally Yates also warned the Trump team about Flynn bei...


British PM Theresa May talks Brexit with new French President Macron

France's second round epitomized this split; the liberal internationalist Macron faced off against the hardline isolationist Marine Le Pen. "In these conditio...


Schumer calls for special prosecutor in wake of Comey firing

White House officials denied allegations that there was any political motive in the move by Trump, who took office on January 20. The news of Comey's dismis...


Senior White House officials tout Trump's first foreign trip as president

He says they will seek new cooperation to "combat extremism, terrorism and violence" and promote a more hopeful future for young Muslims. "Tolerance is the co...


South Koreans vote for new leader after months of political vacuum

In addition to reviewing South Korea's foreign relations, Moon has promised to reform the country's economy, which is mired in a "decades-long culture that br...


In shock move, Trump fires FBI Director Comey

But his termination letter to Comey invoked the Russian Federation inquiry, mentioning " three separate occasions " where he said the FBI chief told him he wa...


Full Scottish council election results published

Corbyn said the results were "mixed" and insisted they were "closing the gap" on the Conservatives, but acknowledged they faced a huge challenge. The Conserva...


Senate Panel Investigates Russian Interference

She was anxious because she suspected she was not the only one who knew that Flynn had lied. The conversation took place two days after the Federal Bureau of ...


Macron win 'a victory for European cooperation': Swedish PM Löfven

As a founding member of the European Union, France has always been a key member of the bloc. Macron is a keen advocate of the European Union and the euro curren...


Army officer found killed in Shopian

Jaitey also said that the murder of a young Army officer by terrorists is a "dastardly act of cowardice". Umar Fayaz, the slain officer was a resident of Kulg...


French police, military rallying behind Marine Le Pen

Alain Juppe, also beaten by Fillon in the primaries but a more popular figure than Sarkozy, will be at Fillon's side on the campaign trail on Wednesday, a membe...


Five things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

Of how she went to the White House early this year to convey that President Trump's top national security adviser was lying about his Russian contacts, that the...


ISIS leader in Afghanistan was killed in raid, US confirms

Hasib's regiment is also known as the Islamic State in the Khorasan (ISIS-K), which is a name for both Afghanistan and Pakistan that dates back to ancient tim...


Felt nauseous to think I could have influenced USA election: Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

But Hillary Clinton also told the group that she takes "absolute personal responsibility" for losing the election. Lordy, that would be really bad. FBI agen...


Israel trims United Nations budget again over Jerusalem resolution

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Wednesday, a day after the vote by the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, that he has instruc...


In Venezuela, mass protests women

Some women flashed their breasts in a pacifist move as some alongside Machado waved posters reading: "We have no firearms; just tits". More protests are set f...


Joy in Brussels, but Macron faces tough EU challenges

Police sprayed tear gas and detained dozens of protesters holding running demonstrations through eastern Paris after the election results came out. The new Fr...


A timeline of James Comey's consequential final months as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Democratic members of Congress on Tuesday called for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate any ties between President Donald Trump and Ru...


Donald Trump lampooned for Australian healthcare praise

Donald Trump has praised Australia's universal public health care system just moments after celebrating the passage of a bill that could leave millions of Ame...


Korea Fires Missile in Defiance of World Pressure

President Trump said he will not be "happy" if North Korea conducts another nuclear test and would not rule out taking military action against the rogue regim...


Schools celebrate Red Cross Day

This will benefit the villages of Matawailevu, Savusavu, Nausori Bainisoqosoqo and Vunikavikaloa in Ra. In a statement made on the occasion of World Red Cross...


Schumer: Comey's Firing Suggests White House Cover-Up to People

The White House said a search for Comey's replacement will begin immediately. Democrats have previously heavily criticized Comey for his handling of the Clint...


800 more troops deployed to Quebec to help battle rising flood waters

The Quebec government said Canadian Forces personnel had been enlisted to battle the flood waters, but there was no word on how many soldiers would be involved,...