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US VP Mike Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

His remarks come after Pyongyang carried out a missile launch on Sunday that the United States said was a failure. Pence also said that the U.S. would work wi...


Israel Refuses to Negotiate With Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike

In the meantime, according to The Guardian, Barghouti has reportedly been moved from his cell at Hadarim to another prison, as yet undisclosed, although rum...


Majority says Ivanka, Kushner's White House roles inappropriate

Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, are trusted advisers to the president. "When it comes to President Trump's immediate family, Ivanka and the first lady g...


For Trump, familiar judge gets case of deported Mexican

A man has been sent to Mexico in what an advocacy group says is the first-known deportation of someone who was part of a program to shield people who came to th...


United Kingdom parliament votes in favour of early election

We have set that process in motion, there is no turning back. According to the crowdfunding page, the campaign also aims to make the Brexit deal process trans...


[Editorial] A North Korean nuclear test would only further raise tensions

Tensions have been steadily mounting in recent weeks, as North Korea prepares for what it is calling a "big" event to mark the anniversary of the founder's birt...


U.K. Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote

A general election figured in the speculation, but then as many pointed out online, it was less than a month ago that her official spokesperson had categoricall...


Shared sufficient evidence against Jadhav with India: PHC Abdul Basit

The MEA spokesman said: "I won't comment on internal dynamics of Pakistan". Alleged Indian "spy" Kulbhushan Jadhav, was sentenced to death by a Pakistan milit...


United States police: OH murder suspect kills self after chase

As troopers approached the auto, he took his own life. Police say Stephens, whom they had been pursuing for more than 48 hours, appears to have taken his own ...


Tillerson Accuses Iran of Alarming Provocations, Says Deal Doesn't Meet Objectives

Despite Tillerson's confirmation that Tehran is complying with the the deal, he said the current regime could sow disorder both in the region and worldwide. "...


Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the United States, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" re...


Labour leader Corbyn backs May's call for early election

He was greeted by supporters, one embraced him and said "she loved him". The Times revealed that Mr Marshall-Andrews, who was MP for Medway from 1997 to 201...


Is Georgia election a sign of a Democratic comeback?

The nearest Republican - former state secretary of state Karen Handel - came in at just 19.8 per cent. A Democrat came close to outright victory in Tuesda...


U.S. police: OH murder suspect kills self after chase

The Cleveland man accused of killing a 74-year-old man and posting a video of it to Facebook killed himself Tuesday in northwestern Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania S...


Australia toughens up citizenship test

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that the 457 skilled visa program will be replaced by a new visa with added requirements for temporary foreign wor...


Tillerson: US Considering Restoring North Korea to Terror-Sponsor List

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the United States is considering relisting North Korea, which has repeatedly launched ballistic missil...


EU Urges Turkish Authorities to Launch 'Transparent Investigations' into Vote Results

Protests were held in several locations across Istanbul and in the capital, Ankara, over the handling of the vote; similar demonstrations were reported in o...


U.S. 'not looking for fight' with North Korea

Pyongyang is on a quest to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the United States mainland with a nuclear warhead, and has so far staged five nuclear...


Anger mounts as Copts gather for Egypt funerals

Egypt's Christian minority has often been targeted by Islamist militants. Hours later, a suicide bomber whom security officers stopped at the door of the churc...


The election is on. Prepare for seven weeks of solid Corbyn-bashing

The constituency was held by Labour from 1997-2005 and is the party's top target seat in London, needing just a 0.2% swing to overturn Conservative Gavin Barwel...


North Korea tension to be stopped from reaching 'irreversible' stage: China

He is the grandfather of current leader Kim Jong-Un, who was on hand to witness the spectacle. In addition to the new model, the country also displayed medium...


Trump says US-Russia relations "may be at an all-time low"

In this May 2004 photo, a group gathers around a GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast (MOAB) weapon, on display at the Air Force Armament Museum on Eglin Air ...


Russian Federation vetoes US, UK, France backed Syrian gas attack United Nations resolution

Syrian president Bashar Assad insisted that his military was not responsible for the incident and claimed the attack was a "fabrication" to justify the USA miss...


Venezuelans gear up for opposition march

There were no other details immediately available. Earlier, a 17-year-old was pronounced dead at a Caracas hospital after being shot in the head while walking...


Pence and Abe agree coordinated efforts are crucial for containing N. Korea

Surprise strikes - both on a Syrian airfield in the wake of a chemical attack, and on an ISIS target in Afghanistan - have demonstrated the Trump administration...


US Vice President Meets Indonesian President Widodo On Two Day Visit

Pence was speaking to hundreds of USA and Japanese sailors from the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier in the Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay, ...


Death toll from Aleppo bus convoy bomb attack at least 126 - Observatory

Thousands of people from areas including Foua, Kfraya, Madaya and Zabadani have been stuck in dozens of buses in two separate convoys on the edge of Aleppo city...


The exodus of Labour MPs is already underway

But this general election will prove much more challenging for May than the polls make out. Corbyn, 67, whose leadership has been as unassailable among Labour...


Pence Praises Toyota, Says Economic Ties With Japan Can Improve

His remarks also coincided with an embarrassing US admission on Tuesday that an aircraft carrier Trump said 10 days ago was sailing to waters off the Korean P...


'Review of H-1B too little, too late'

Here's a look at how Buy American provisions work, what the White House intends to do and what it all might mean for government contracts and the taxpayers wh...


A dramatic moment aboard Air Force 2 while headed to South Korea

The U.S. response to the North Korean nuclear test might not be immediate, but it seems to be coming very soon. "President Trump has made it clear that the p...


Two more people detained in connection with London attack released, police say

Conservative MP Tobias Ellwood, whose attempts to save police officer Palmer were widely praised, was on Friday appointed to the Privy Council, a prestigious ro...


Spanish PM Rajoy to testify at corruption trial

Madrid's High Court ruled on Tuesday that the Prime Minister should testify despite objections raised by the anti-corruption Public Prosecutor, Concepción Nico...


US Poll: Syria Missile Strike Boosted Trump's Ratings

On April 14, Trump stood at 39% on Gallup's tracker. Views of the president's performance are largely split among partisan lines, with 48 percent of Democrats...


Investigation Continues Into Aaron Hernandez's Death

It also says that he tried to block the door by jamming it with various items. Last week, on April 14, a MA jury found the ex-felon of Lloyd and Daniel de A...