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Netanyahu Tosses Hamas Policy Paper on Israel Into trash can

Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the group hoped Haniyeh's election "would see opening to the region". "The composition of the political bureau in Gaza ...


Xi Jinping congratulates South Korea's Moon Jae-in on election win

He also said he would have "serious negotiations" with the U.S. and China over the controversial deployment of the United States anti-missile system THAAD. Talk...


Trump says he was going to fire 'showboater' Comey regardless of report

President Donald Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9, ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump's ...


Thousands demonstrate against new French president Macron

Reflecting on Mr Macron's victory, Mr Valls said: "The old parties are dying, or are already dead". In a wide-ranging victory speech on Sunday night Macron sa...


Theresa May tells Jean-Claude Juncker to mind his language

Mr Juncker, the president of the European Commission, is a man known for his flippancy, sarcasm and blunt humour. Rob Ford, professor of political science at ...


Ex-Giants WR Victor Cruz drawing interest from multiple teams

The Jacksonville Jaguars could be one of them as they are reportedly hosting former New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz on a visit. According to multiple ...


The new Strictly head judge REVEALED

After retiring from competitive dancing in 1996, Shirley became an acclaimed and respected global coach to many top professional and amateur dancers as well as ...


S. Korea's new President says willing to visit North

South Korea's new president launched worldwide efforts to defuse tensions over North Korea's weapons development yesterday, urging both dialogue and sanction...


I was going to fire Comey no matter what

So it appears far from certain - or even likely - that lawmakers and Administration officials will open new avenues of investigation. If the reporting is correc...


Younis Khan set to become Afghanistan coach after retirement

Two of the most senior players in Pakistan Test XI, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan, are now playing their last Test match in Roseau against West Indie...


White House furious after Russian media posted Oval Office photos

Surveillance equipment like listening devices can be concealed in electronic equipment like cameras, according to these experts, and it was irresponsible at bes...


Trump keeps low profile as Comey controversy churns

Current and former USA intelligence officials have accused Kislyak of being a top spy and recruiter of spies, a notion that Russian officials have dismissed. Wi...


Texas' "sanctuary city" ban not popular with police chiefs

It was a 21-10 party-line vote. Tell us what you think. Theriault points to President Donald Trump's Andrew Jackson mix-up over the weekend as an example of...


Nepal to be part of China's OBOR

According to data by the PBOC, nine Chinese banks have set up subsidiaries in 25 countries along the routes, while 54 commercial banks from 20 countries hav...


Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free

The United Nations on Tuesday welcomed the release of 82 Nigerian schoolgirls after years of Boko Haram captivity and appealed to their families and communities...


More than 80 girls are freed in a Boko Haram prisoner swap

She was among 83 teenagers who Boko Haram jihadists had agreed to release at the weekend but only 82 came back, said a spokesman for Nigerian president Muham...


With Comey Out, Acting FBI Director Faces Senate Intel Committee

Arizona Senator John McCain, who has been a critic of Trump, said Congress must form a special committee to investigate Russia's interference in the election....


Macron quick to begin presidential duties

The En Marche candidate took 66.1% France's votes, leaving Marine Le Pen, of Front National, trailing behind with 33.9%. Macron's choice of premier is his f...


No China investor meetings this weekend for Kushner firm

Kushner's sister Nicole Kushner Meyer generated criticism for the Trump White House on Saturday when she pitched her company's project to investors in China, ...


Comey enjoyed 'broad support' in Federal Bureau of Investigation - acting director

First, he confirmed that the FBI was investigating Russian hacking into the USA election and any possible collusion between the Russian government and the Trump...


Firing in Balochistan ends after Pakistan-Afghanistan officials hold talks

The skirmish took place Friday at the Chaman border that divides Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province and Afghanistan's southern Kandahar, as Pakistani o...


Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

And it is of a piece with the person-to-person message President Obama delivered Trump about Flynn in the two's November 10 sit-down - an extraordinary note o...


Israel hits arms supply hub in Syria

The David's Sling Air Defense System is seen during a ceremony inaugurating a joint US-Israeli missile interceptor. According to Syria's state-run news agency...


Jim Mattis Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

The capture of Tabqa sets the stage for an advance on Raqqa, some 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east. Erdogan is scheduled to meet with President Donald Tru...


Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Though Macron's party does not have any members in the current parliament, Macron and his aides are hoping to secure a majority in June to allow him to push thr...


Senate Conservatives Target Medicaid in Healthcare Demands

The bill still needs the approval of the Senate, which offers an opportunity for objective analysis and input. Earlier Tuesday, McConnell fended off criticism...


Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas documents from Flynn in Russian Federation probe

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has previously expressed skepticism about Yates' motives in giving her initial heads up about Flynn to the White House. ...


Security questions over Russian photographer allowed into Oval Office

Comey's shock dismissal ignited furor among Democrats, who suggested that the FBI's investigation into Trump's campaign and Russian Federation could now be tain...


Hamas Political Chief Announces Successor

Hamas's Gaza spokesman Fawzi Barhum said the leadership transition would be smooth. Meshaal announced from Doha, Qatar that Haniya has been elected as the...


A Major Police Union Says It Supports Trump Firing Comey

In a shock move that drew comparisons to the Watergate scandal that brought down Mr Richard Nixon, Mr Trump told Mr Comey the Federal Bureau of Investigation ne...


Thank you, NYC: Jeter toasts city ahead of jersey retirement

Molloy, who was once married to George Steinbrenner's daughter, Jessica, was the Yankees' managing partner in 1992 when the team drafted Jeter with the sixth ov...


Surprise! Senate Fails to Repeal Obama-Era Rule

Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., Democrats blocked the repeal from moving ahead by a vote of 51-49. Senators John McCain of Arizona, Lindsey Graham of SC, and Susan Co...


Media's New Mission: Catch White House in a Comey Contradiction

The Post story characterizes Trump's decision as a "sudden" one, driven by "anger and impatience", and by a desire to stop the FBI's investigation into su...


Russia's Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar

Tensions surrounding Russia's involvement in the USA election remain high. All but ignoring the unfurling drama over Russian Federation and the US election, P...


North Korea accuses USA and South Korea of assassination attempt

The report alleged that the Central Intelligence Agency, in conjunction with South Korea and a North Korean citizen identified only as Kim, attempted to kill ...