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At 39, Mr Macron will become France's youngest leader since Napoleon and the first to be born after 1958, when France's fifth republic was put in place by Presi...


200000 users, 150 countries hit by 'ransomware': Europol chief

An worldwide manhunt is under way to find those responsible for a massive global cyberattack that hit more than 200,000 victims in more than 150 countries, Euro...


Labour's Corbyn denies pacificism, but says military force has not worked

It has not increased our security at home. A senior party source was forced to clarify Mr Corbyn's remarks and reiterate that Labour policy was to renew the f...


India skips China's BRF summit ceremony

India is likely to skip the two-day worldwide event of One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative being organised by China with much fanfare in Beijing . Baglay sa...


Rafael Nadal to take on Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final

The 14-time Grand Slam victor defeated Fabio Fognini, Nick Kyrgios, David Goffin and Novak Djokovic en route to the final as he is now 14-0 since the clay-court...


Former Trump adviser Flynn subpoenaed

Flynn was a "very good person" and it would be unfair to hear from somebody who we don't know and immediately run out and fire a general. Also, Trump stated t...


India Caucus co-chair on Trump's list of possible Federal Bureau of Investigation picks

Nearly immediately after news broke of the termination on Tuesday, accounts surfaced that appeared to contradict the narrative emerging from the White House. Co...


North Korea accuses United States of 'biochemical' attempt to assassinate Kim Jong Un

According to CNN , North Korean state news agency KCNA uncovered a "hideous" plot by a terrorist group that attempted to kill the supreme leader. In retali...


Israel moves to downgrade status of Arabic language

The proposed bill would become a new Basic Law, which serve as Israel's constitutional legislation. Defining Israel as the "national home of the Jewish people...


India to boycott China's belt & road forum

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appraised the One Belt, One Road initiative of China as "geo-economic" revolution in the region. The pacts deal with increasing bi...


US, Russia express concern over North Korea missile test

A United States defense official confirmed that it flew that far, but said the U.S. was still investigating to determine the type of missile. "Australia reg...


White House says missile should worry Russia

There have been escalating tensions in the Korean peninsula over the North's missile tests as well as the deployment in South Korea of the USA missile defense...


BC election: NDP asks for recounts in three Vancouver-area ridings

In the Vancouver-False Creek riding where BC Liberal Sam Sullivan defeated BC NDP candidate Morgane Oger is the second riding that will have a recount. In Court...


Syrian Kurds welcome U.S. arms, Turkey says 'unacceptable'

The SDF, a multi-ethnic group which includes Kurdish fighters and Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) fighters, had been battling Islamic State for weeks in Tabqa, ab...


Evacuations of rebels from last Damascus stronghold begins

Hundreds of rebels and their families had been evacuated this week from the adjacent Barza district after rebels there made a decision to lay down their arms an...


Labour's Tom Watson warns of dangers of large majority for Theresa May

And the survey, which covered the period May 5-10, found that Mrs May was the most prominent politician in the week's coverage, featuring in nearly one-third (3...


Paris climate deal stronger without USA, experts say

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has told his United States counterpart Donald Trump in a telephone call that he will defend the climate change deal a...


'Regardless of recommendation I was going to fire Comey'

On Thursday, however, Mr. Trump told NBC News his decision was driven by the ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into his own 2016 campaign and alle...


Trump Suggests Canceling Press Briefings 'For The Sake Of Accuracy'

And two, there was a written statement on the Comey firing. Presidential Counselor Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday night that Comey "made serious mistakes", a...


All countries should respect each other's sovereignty: Xi

Pakistan has been a flagship country and one of the most enthusiastic supporters of the One Belt-One Road initiative, in part because many projects are for powe...


Joël Matip Hopeful For West Ham Clash

One such name who has been linked with the Reds for a long time now is Spanish midfield maestro Isco and reports suggest that Jurgen Klopp is a big admirer of...


Happy Mother's Day 2017 Wishes, Gifts, Cards and Quotes

The history of Mother's Day 14 May 2017: Mother's Day - Why do we celebrate it every year? The world is celebrating the International Mothers Day today which ...


Xi says China involved in major Belt and Road connectivity projects

Leaders from 29 countries will attend the forum in Beijing. Pakistan has been a flagship country and one of the most enthusiastic supporters of the One Belt...


Korea challenges South's new leader

It impacted "so close to Russian soil ... the president can not imagine that Russia is pleased", the White House said, adding that North Korea "has been a flagr...


US firms 'ready' to get on China's Silk Road project

Created to finance the Belt and Road Initiative , the Silk Road Fund was officially founded in December 2014 and jointly backed by China's foreign exchange res...


United States troops go in to keep Turks, Kurds apart

Turkey's President Erdogan has threatened further airstrikes on Kurdish forces in Syria, Al Jazeera reports. Turkey's president on Saturday repeated his cal...


French Trade Unions Clashes Ahead of Second Round of Presidential Polls

While violence from fringe groups is a standard presence in French demonstrations, at least some of those who mixed in the union-organized march came with an an...


Trump considering numerous candidates for FBI director

White House officials initially said Trump acted on a Justice Department recommendation, but the president later said he would have fired Comey anyway, call...


Syria FM rejects United Nations monitors for 'de-escalation' deal

He said that the general locations of the four zones - in Syria's Idlib province, north Homs province, the Ghouta suburbs of Damascus and parts of southern ...


WH: Nothing wrong with Trump asking Comey if he's under investigation

It is the greatest honour of my professional life to have worked with him. He said Comey "enjoyed broad support " within the agency and he held Comey in the 'a...


Four candidates for FBI director job to be interviewed after Comey firing

But the timing for a nomination is unclear. Attorney general Jeff Sessions and his deputy Rod Rosenstein will interview the four confirmed candidates at the j...


China's Xi pledges $14.5 billion for 'Belt and Road' globalization initiative

Xi pledged a massive funding boost to the new Silk Road, including an extra 100 billion yuan ($14.50 billion) into the existing Silk Road Fund, 250 billion yuan...


Nepalese vote in 1st local elections in 20 years

Almost 50,000 candidates were standing for election across 283 local municipalities in the first phase, with many registered as independents or with a number of...


Turkey president: Trump arming Syrian Kurds a 'mistake'

Concerns were raised earlier this year that the dam could be damaged in the fighting or degraded by lack of maintenance, or that the extremists might sabotage i...


White House fumes after Kremlin releases Trump meeting photos

When Comey was canned on Tuesday, the White House said Trump acted on the recommendations of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Rosenstein. The administra...