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Turkish PM objects to US arming of Syrian Kurds

Is he overly concerned how ally Turkey may react? "They only have different names", Cavusoglu said in televised comments during an official visit to Montene...


Blast near Damascus airport thought to be Israeli strike

Hezbollah's al-Manar television had earlier said the explosion was "probably" caused by an Israeli air strike. Apparently seeking to interrupt weapons trans...


Turkey leader calls on US to reverse decision to arm Kurds

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday that a USA decision to arm the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia fighting Islamic State in Syria would have co...


Fighting eases as safe zones plan begins: monitor

Russian Colonel General Sergei Rudskoi told reporters on May 5 that personnel from Russia, Iran , and Turkey will operate checkpoints and observation posts. Ad...


Judge to Spirit Pilots: Get Back to Work

Monday evening Spirit Airlines issued a statement saying because of the "unlawful slowdowns" they filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Airline Pilot...


Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi quits AAP after Mann made Punjab chief

Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Khaira said he would not "run away from the task" if he was entrusted with the position of Convenor of the state...


Five Key Takeaways from the Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming won the 143rd Kentucky Derby, pulling away in the final straight on a sloppy track at Churchill Downs in Louisville to claim the first jewel in...


PM launches integrated case management system of Supreme Court

Chief Justice of India J S Khehar had asked high court judges to volunteer working for a few days during the summer break for speedy disposal of cases, a step w...


New Hamas chief latest step toward global acceptance

For his first appearance as Hamas leader, Haniyeh chose a symbol of elusive Palestinian unity - a solidarity tent where several political factions are represent...


MCD results 2017: BJP winning 182 seats, Kejriwal's decimated AAP blames EVMs

Later Phoolka told The Statesman that winning or losing an election makes no difference to the AAP as the party was fighting for the public even without being i...


Nicola Sturgeon: SNP backlash claims ludicrous

Nicola Sturgeon will be in Perth on Monday to tell voters the SNP will "deliver for Scotland". And even those who voted to Leave the European Union should be co...


Sean Spicer: Trump will not announce Paris climate decision until after G7

The two leaders agreed to meet as soon as possible, according to the Chinese foreign ministry. Salaheddine Mezouar of Morocco, who presided over the last ...


For over a year, serial killing suspect went undiscovered

Tips from the community - about 3,300 in all - ultimately led police to Saucedo, Williams said. Police connected Saucedo to the actions of the so-called Seria...


EUs Tusk calls for mutual respect amid election spat with UK

Juncker speaks a number of European languages fluently but regularly speaks English at global gatherings. "I will speak in English - obviously, I wish to be u...


Labour and Lib Dems head to head on education

The Liberal Democrats have also announced they will invest almost £7bn more in schools and colleges over the next parliament to ensure no school and no child lo...


Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

The United Nations launched a peacekeeping mission there in 2014 and now has more than 12,000 troops deployed to protect civilians from violence between Chris...


China tightens rules for online news providers

China is tightening rules for online news as the country's censors try to control the flood of information being spread through instant-messaging apps, blogs an...


Congress passes stopgap spending bill

The Republican-led Congress averted a US government shutdown on Friday and gave lawmakers another week to work out federal spending through September 30, with t...


Activision Confident With Call of Duty: WWII Reception

Dubbed as Call of Duty: WW2, the game will mark a return of sorts to the roots of the franchise, that of infantry level warfare where foot soldiers would be mak...


62 per cent of French Catholics voted for Macron

Mr Macron, who was an economy minister under outgoing president François Hollande, had a 10-minute phone conversation with Mrs Merkel just minutes after learn...


Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

FBI Director James Comey addresses the media after visiting with employees and other law enforcement officials, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Detroit. Rod Rosens...


Democrats slam President Donald Trump for sacking Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey

James Comey is pictured as US attorney alongside Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller. Jimmy Gurule, a former assistant attorney gen...


United Nations organization: Israel is an 'occupying power'

The resolution also refers to UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which in December declared all Israeli settlements, including in East Jerusalem , illegal un...


President Putin congratulates Macron; urges him to overcome mutual distrust

Macron's opponent in the second round of the election, the far-right candidate Marinne Le Pen, was a bit of an exception to this rule. An estimation by resear...


Kapil Mishra files 3 complaints with CBI, threatens to launch hunger strike

He further asked the AAP leaders, Satyendra Jain, Ashish Khetan, Raghav Chaddha, Sanjay Singh and Durgesh Pathak to put out the details of their foreign tours i...


New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shift

Barghouti is a popular figure in Palestinian society and is seen as a possible successor to Abbas. Some analysts say the recent steps could eventually help sm...


Trump, top Russia envoy to meet at White House

The leaders of the U.S. and Russian Federation spoke on the phone last week, according to a White House spokesperson. Ties soured further in April after the...


Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe

Gen. Michael Flynn was sacked in February as US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser, less than a month after his appointment, over his undisclo...


Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different'

The 41 percent that does approve is the lowest percentage in the five recent administrations, including Bill Clinton's less than half at 49 percent. Ironically,...


Facing a minority, Christy Clark pledges to work with NDP, Greens

I'm excited to see what happens provincially, that was really my goal. Without a 44-seat majority in the legislature, either the Liberals or NDP would have ...


Donald Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

Earlier this week Mr Comey was forced to correct a statement given to the Senate last week in which he claimed that Mrs Clinton's aide Huma Abedine forwarded "h...


'Baloney': Dianne Feinstein Rips 'Sanctimonious' Comey for Actions in Clinton Probe

In January, the Justice Department's inspector general said he would investigate whether Comey violated department guidelines in his handling of the case. Come ...


Jakarta's governor jailed for blasphemy in shock verdict

The two-year prison sentence came as a shock to many in the country as prosecutors originally recommended a two-year suspended sentence. The trial was exclusi...


Rescued Chibok girls: Pleasant second anniversary gift to Nigerians

The Boko Haram sect released 82 Chibok girls in a deal that reportedly saw the Federal Government swapping prisoners for the students. As of previous year, pr...


Trump brings in hope for solving Israeli-Palestine conflict

Over the course of his campaign, Trump hinted at dropping the traditional two-state solution past presidents have supported (he also mulled moving the USA emb...