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Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises questions

Tass photographer Alexandr Scherbak claimed on Facebook Thursday that he covered the meeting as part of the Russian Foreign Ministry press pool. Meeting Lav...


Acting FBI director contradicts White House's claim about Comey's support within bureau

I was going to fire regardless of recommendation", Mr Trump said. Apparently, no one at the Federal Bureau of Investigation was ready to make fake smiles and ...


Trump thought being president 'would be easier'

The ad goes on to criticize the media for its coverage of the president's administration during his first 100 days. By withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Par...


Russian foreign minister, asked about Comey's firing: 'You are kidding'

Standing with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department on Wednesday, Sergey Lavrov was asked if Comey's firing "casts a shadow" on the diplomati...


Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament

Whether France will take to the candidates or not, however, is yet to be seen. Current French President Francois Holland, left, and president-elect Emmanuel M...


Senate Intel Leaders Defend Comey From Trump's Attacks

Days before he was sacked, Comey requested more resources to pursue his investigation, USA officials have said, fueling concerns that Trump was trying to underm...


Kremlin says feels "cautious optimism" after Trump meeting with Lavrov

Their photographer was the only one allowed in the meeting, while USA journalists were kept out. Tillerson should have told Lavrov "we're pursuing an investig...


Twice warned, Donald Trump stuck by Flynn despite ties with Russian Federation

The Sally Yates who blew the Russian Federation investigation wide open. Yates served in the Department of Justice for 27 years, spanning five administrations...


Corbyn goes on the attack after chaotic 24 hours for Labour Party

The left-wing party has vowed to pump more money into the benefit system, abolish student tuition fees and build one million new homes. On Brexit, the manifes...


Trump seeks closer ties with Russia in meeting

The conflict with separatists began in 2014 about the same time Russian Federation annexed Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, drawing condemnation and a series of san...


Trump asks Russia to rein in Assad

The Russian embassy in Washington tweeted a picture from the Lavrov meeting of Trump shaking hands with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak , a man at the ce...


Pyongyang accuses Central Intelligence Agency of assassination plot against Kim Jong

KCNA said Kim viewed Yeonpyeong from an observation post on Jangje Islet, before calling for combat readiness from North Korea. Mr Turnbull said it was import...


Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal': Seoul

Moon, a liberal, has called for a return to the " Sunshine Policy " of economic cooperation and humanitarian aid that was pursued under two liberal presidents b...


What was the motivation for leaking Labour's manifesto?

Mr Corbyn believes policies such as nationalising the railways and energy companies - as well as taxing wealthy individuals - will be popular with the electorat...


Giant squid carcass washes up on remote Indonesian beach

He initially mistook the vast bloated mass for a stranded boat. Some local fishermen believe the creature to be a giant squid, while some speculate it to be a...


Jeremy Corbyn expects to lose the General Election to the Conservatives

It failed to break through against the Conservatives in southwest England but in some General Election target seats, such as Eastleigh and Wells, it made gains....


China calls Pakistan key partner in OBOR Initiative

Investments in China by European Union companies also sank by 23 per cent to only €8 billion previous year. "Even China is still unclear on what the ultimate ...


Protesters call for investigation following FBI director firing

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe would not confirm whether or not Comey had said that to Trump, adding that it was not standard practice for the FBI . Dem...


Macron unveils parliamentary candidates list

It was a potpourri of citizens, more than half of whom, like Macron, have never held elected office. The party will hold a day-long seminar to train and adv...


Labour manifesto leaker did us a favour, says Corbyn ally

Earlier, the party's national executive, shadow cabinet, policy forum, trade union leaders and a backbench committee of MPs gathered to rubber-stamp the documen...


Palestinians held in Israeli jails are top of Hamas priorities, insists Haniyeh

Ahmad also said Hamas must give up its control of Gaza , something Haniyeh has refused to do. Hamas last week dropped its longstanding call for Israel's de...


Republicans respond to ads attacking Rep. Taylor over health-care vote

Portman suggested ways to ease the impact of the House's Medicaid cuts, including using a multi-billion fund the House provided to help states provide financial...


Indian diplomat's phone confiscated by Pakistani authorities during Uzma case hearing

Tahir deceived me and forced me to marry him at gunpoint". Waseem asked the petitioner to approach the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to obtain a visa as...


North Korea to extradite anyone involved in alleged Kim Jong Un assassination

The DIA statements "illustrate that North Korea does not have that capacity today and that the technical road ahead is challenging", Steven Hildreth, a missile ...


Mahmoud Abbas ready to meet Israel PM

The city of Jerusalem is now divided into two parts - West and East. Israel annexed West Jerusalem in 1948 (even though United Nations designated it as a "corpu...


Blast targets convoy of Senate's deputy chairman, 17 killed

Senior police officer Abdul Razzaq Cheema said that 30 to 40 people were injured. TV footage showed Haideri's vehicle was badly damaged. They have been shifte...


Are Putin and Trump Getting Along Again?

President Vladimir Putin says allegations Russia meddled in last year's United States presidential election are based on rumours and Moscow does not want fore...


Ex-French PM Valls wants to be Macron candidate

His party chief, Richard Ferrand, said on Monday that Macron's "En Marche" movement would change its name to "En Marche la République" or "Republic on the Move"...


DOJ rules not to charge officers in shooting of Alton Sterling

Marjorie Esman, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana, said most of the investigation into Sterling's death likely was conduct...


Philippines, Japan and China Urge US to Remain Calm Over North Korea

US President Donald Trump has "built up conditions for an aggressive war" with North Korea , an American writer and retired professor says. On Friday, North Ko...


China pressures South Korea on missile system

The installation of the US-developed THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile defense system in South Korea has drawn regional condemnation not only ...


Syria safe zones hit by clashes on first day

The aircraft safety memorandum was signed in October 2015 after Russian Federation began bombing targets in Syria to support Syrian government forces in their f...


Kim Jung Un says CIA and Seoul trying to assassinate him

A North Korean newspaper said that the nation was "waiting for the moment it will reduce the whole of the US mainland to ruins". Allegedly, CIA and South Kore...


Trump Planned To Fire Comey Regardless Of Recommendation

Comey's dismissal Tuesday continued to reverberate on Capitol Hill and beyond. First, he confirmed that the FBI was investigating Russian hacking into the...


Duterte may or may not accept Trump's invite to White House

Priebus added that he is not certain if Donald Trump's invitation is a way of honoring Duterte, but that a presidential invitation is coveted by foreign lea...