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China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

In a brief statement late on Tuesday, the ministry said the tests of new missiles and weapons were carried out by the People's Liberation Army's Rocket Force " ...


Nixon Library weighs in: Comey firing '#notNixonian'

Technically, nothing changes with the FBI's Russian Federation probe, as career officials who have been involved with it in the National Security Division, alon...


President Trump sacks Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey

Earlier Tuesday, the FBI wrote to Congress to correct misstatements Comey made regarding a separate investigation into Hillary Clinton's mishandling of clas...


Polls now closed, watch here for full results

Attorney General Suzanne Anton lost her Vancouver riding in one of the first upsets of the night for the Liberals as election results were still rolling in. F...


Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were reportedly 'in tears' after James Comey was sacked

John McCain, another Arizona Republican, said he was "disappointed" in Comey's firing and likewise called for a special committee to head up the Russian Feder...


South Korea's liberal presidential candidate declared victor

Due to this, Democratic party leader Moon Jae-In has reportedly gained popularity as being the clean candidate and thus has won most votes in the recent polls. ...


Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief

Macron has promised that half of those candidates will be new to elected politics, as he was before his victory. Le Pen's defeat has raised questions about he...


Merkel could govern with Greens, FDP

Daniel Guenther, the CDU candidate in the strongly Protestant state, said that after such a crushing defeat, the SPD can not be part of any future coalition bec...


North Korea Accuses CIA Of Plotting Biochem Attack On Kim Jong Un

North Korea's Ministry of State Security said "terrorists" supported by the CIA and South Korea's intelligence agency infiltrated North Korea to stage an atta...


US President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey in shock decision

Comey has little support in Washington , having angered Republicans for not prosecuting Clinton and Democrats for throwing that monkey wrench at the end of the...


Trump assures Abbas Israeli-Palestinian peace

This is not a recipe for peace - 1,000 White House receptions and global peace summits will not bring us any closer to peace, if the process continues to empo...


Health care fight shifts to Senate, where GOP wants a reboot

Richard Neal of MA and Frank Pallone Jr. of New Jersey made such claims. On ABC's "This Week," House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., called the House-approved ...


S.Korea's new president says willing to visit rival N.Korea

With under 4.2 million votes left to count, Moon was 4.3 million ahead of second-placed Hong Jun Pyo, a conservative former prosecutor from the Liberty Korea Pa...


South Korea's newly elected liberal president starts duties

The recently elected liberal leader of South Korea is seeking warmer ties with North Korea, clashing with the Republican in the White House intent on snuffing...


Trump agrees to further arm Syrian Democratic Forces to seize Raqqa

He agreed to provide US arms to the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces to intensify the military campaign against the terrorist group in Raqqa , Syria, which is ...


USA imposes additional sanctions against Syrian regime

Those designated were "highly-educated" individuals who were likely to be able to travel outside of Syria and use the worldwide financial system, even if they m...


London police shoot woman, arrest six in counter-terror raid

A 20 year old woman and a 16-year-old boy were arrested at that address, as was a 20-year-old man nearby. Six people were arrested on Thursday evening, five a...


Israeli prime minister throws Hamas' policy document in the bin

Considered a terrorist group by the United States and the European Union, Hamas has taken steps in recent days that are seen as a bid to ease its worldwide isol...


Buckingham Palace Makes a Sudden Announcement About Prince Philip

But Buckingham Palace stressed he might decide to attend certain events from time to time. However, it has now been confirmed that Prince Philip will retire f...


Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

Andrew W. Gurman, president of the American Medical Association, warned in a statement Wednesday, May 3. "That is an important issue to me because I don't t...


Haniyeh Elected Meshaal's Successor while Authority Siege Hamas Through Taxes

Abdulatif al-Qanou, Hamas spokesman in Gaza , said in a statement that Haniya replaced Kahled Meshaal, the Hamas leader who has been the chief of the movement ...


Merkel's conservatives could govern with Greens, FDP: German poll

In the official election results, the CDU gained 32 percent of the vote - an increase of 1.2 percent compared to the last election five years ago. Merkel's Ch...


France's Le Pen fights plagiarism charge, Macron camp frets

Le Pen senior gave his own traditional May Day speech at a statue of French medieval heroine Joan of Arc, just a few hundred yards (meters) from where Macron co...


Who is Andrew McCabe, the new acting director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation?

In a surprising decision, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey . To fire Mr. Comey for conduct that occurred months ago just...


'Nothing Less Than Nixonian': Democrats React To Comey Firing

The stunning development in Trump's presidency raised the specter of political interference by a sitting president into an ongoing investigation by the nation's...


French Scientists Pleased and Relieved by Election Results

Macron is the first president of modern France elected as an independent. In France, Trump really went out on a limb, suggesting momentum for a candidate who ...


Trump moves to get more conservatives on federal bench

Larsen, who was appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court in September 2015 to fill the vacancy left by former Justice Mary Beth Kelly, was on the short list Tr...


Euro slips from 6-month high as Macron relief rally loses steam

The fact that only one other president in the more than half-century of direct presidential election in the Fifth Republic - President Jacques Chirac when he de...


Burr believes Comey's firing 'a loss for the nation'

A look at key moments in Comey's tenure and the lead-up to Trump's decision to fire him. July 5, 2016: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ca...


Newly-freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian president

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari , centre, meets with Chibok school girls recently freed from Nigeri...


White House: Yates was a 'political opponent of president'

Trump fired Yates, a holdover from the Obama administration, that afternoon after she announced that the Justice Department would not go to court to defend an e...


We'll review our strategy to tackle left-wing extremism: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Maoist insurgents carried out one of the worst attacks on Monday, apart from those who died, six personnel of the CRPF were critically injured. Union Home Min...


Michael Slager to plead guilty in connection with killing of Walter Scott

The video garnered national attention, propelling Slager into the spotlight. Slager's shooting of Scott, 50, happened when Scott was some 10-15 yards away and...


Pentagon probes Donald Trump's ex-adviser Michael Flynn over foreign payments

The Defense Intelligence Agency, from which Flynn retired as director in August 2014, informed him in an October 8, 2014 letter that he had to receive advance...


No Charges Over Alleged Expense Fraud by UK Conservatives in 2015 Election

The electoral commission has already investigated Conservative spending at the 2015 General Election, fining the party £70,000 for missing and unreported paymen...