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What the French Election Result Means for Europe

Fico's statement, provided for the TASR newswire by his spokesperson, declares that the French people have elected their president in a free election and this...


Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into bin

Hamas, which controls Gaza , recently published a new, more pragmatic political programme to end the isolation groups, which the West consider a terrorist orga...


Louisiana investigating fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling

As Landry, he cautioned that a thorough and complete investigation could take a considerable amount of time and asked for patience from the public and the med...


Nigeria, Others Benefit As Oil Prices Surge 3 Percent

Prices surged after that deal, but have come under pressure in recent weeks as US production has climbed, undermining OPEC-led efforts to balance supply with de...


Real reason Trump sacked Comey

But the revelation intensified the pressure on the White House to explain the motives behind Comey's stunning ouster. It will also prompt parallels with Richard...


Republicans question Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director

In a letter to Comey, Trump said the firing was necessary to restore "public trust and confidence" in Federal Bureau of Investigation . "It gave the impressi...


Indiana schools lose bid to enroll more voucher students

In order to support its spending plan , the district will collect approximately $93.8 million in taxes, marking a 3.69 percent increase from the previous yea...


25 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast

Most of the white sharks we have in Southern California are juveniles - less than 10-12 feet. "You are paddle-boarding next to approximately 15 great white sh...


Islamic State's leader in Afghanistan killed

The offensive in the Nangahar Province aims to strike Islamic State fighters at a time when their numbers are down and their leadership could be in disarray aft...


New South Korea President Moon Jae-in reaffirms US alliance

The U.S. side comprised Suzanne DiMaggio at the New America think tank, former United Nations ambassador Thomas Pickering, retired four-star Adm. William Fallon...


Jeremy Corbyn's vehicle runs over BBC cameraman's foot

In a speech that focused on the need for Labour to hold the government to account rather than the prospect of a Labour government itself, Brown said May could n...


Post termination, Comey writes farewell letter to friends, agents

Democrats intensified accusations that Comey's sacking was meant to undermine the FBI probe and demanded an independent investigation into the alleged Russian...


Germany grants asylum to Turkish soldiers

Berlin: German police has detained a third man suspected of involvement in a plan by an army officer and a student to carry out an attack, possibly on left-lean...


Trump adviser in conflict of interest controversy

The "marketing push comes as Mr. Kushner is emerging as a crucial voice on China relations, brokering meetings between his father-in-law and top Chinese governm...


Leaked manifesto says Labour would repeal Lobbying Act

With various theories proffered on why the document was leaked, ranging from an attempt to undermine Corbyn to a deliberately-designed ploy to strengthen his ha...


Lavrov on Comey: Was he fired? You're kidding

She says Tillerson told Lavrov that sanctions on Russian Federation over its actions in Ukraine will remain in place until Russian Federation changes course. In...


Why Sessions' deputy threatened to quit over Comey firing

Comey also said that "in times of turbulence, the American people should see the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a rock of competence, honesty, and indepen...


Asks Donald Trump To Stay In The Paris Agreement

White House staff and top Trump administration officials have huddled at least three times to discuss the merits of the deal, through which the US pledged to ...


Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes overseas

Moon said in his first speech as president on Wednesday he would begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula and negotiate with Washington...


Air Canada cancelling Aeroplan, will launch own loyalty program in 2020

Aeroplan Miles earned up to June 2020 stay in your Aeroplan account, subject to the conditions of the present program. They will earn points on the new program,...


Palestinian man charged with British student's murder in Israel

With her back turned, Tamimi leaped at her and stabbed her seven times. Even though she was losing a lot of blood, Bladon managed to distance herself from Tamim...


Russian blogger convicted for playing 'Pokemon Go' in church

The video, which has now been watched nearly 2 million times, shows Sokolovsky outside the Church of All Saints in the central Russian city of Yekaterinburg. Ju...


Russia Dealings: US Senate subpoenas Flynn

Flynn, who was forced to resign in February, has come under the committee's scrutiny over communications he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak while a r...


Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

Three years ago, the abduction of the girls from their secondary school by Boko Haram sparked global outrage and a celebrity-backed campaign #bringbackourgirls....


Kremlin outfoxes White House over photos of Trump meeting with Russians

The White House is reportedly furious over photos that were taken during a meeting between President Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov . Further...


White House furious over Russian state photos of Trump meeting

Peskov said both Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to be at the G20 summit in Germany in July, which "could serve as a good occasion" for ...


Russia's Foreign Minister Just Mocked a Reporter's Question About James Comey's Firing

Lavrov's visit risked being overshadowed by the firing of Comey. After talks Wednesday the two diplomats will again meet Thursday in Fairbanks, Alaska for the...


White House warned Michael Flynn was 'compromised'

Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, was asked directly about the 18-day delay on NBC's "Meet the Press" that Sunday. Ms Yates , a Barack Obama ...


General Election polls: Conservatives heading for landslide victory

It is tipped as one of seven seats across Scotland where the Tories can expect victory. The Tories could win as many as 15 seats in Scotland at next month's g...


Macron and Le Pen seek to widen support ahead of legislative polls

His party, En Marche! His rivals will now be motivated to keep Mr Macron from making further gains during the two-round parliamentary election. "President...


Senators on defensive over all-male healthcare panel

Governing and policy making can be very laborious processes - a fact the Trump administration seems barely aware of - and it goes slow for a reason , so lawmak...


North Korea accuses USA of plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un

The regime's official Korean Central News Agency alleged that the US Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea's intelligence services bribed a North Korean c...


Sonia Gandhi stable in Delhi hospital

She even spoke to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from the hospital and made a decision to meet her early next week to discuss the presidential elect...


Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

But challenging Washington on THAAD would be hard for Moon, despite widespread opposition to it in South Korea - especially after Trump suggested South Korea sh...


United Kingdom opposition Labour Party's election manifesto leaked

The draft manifesto entitled "For the many not the few" covers a wide range of areas such as plans to renationalise the railways and the postal system, abolish ...