Worldwide

Giro motorbike incident sends Thomas to the ground

He said: "It's ridiculous and shouldn't happen". "The bike had just stopped on the side of the road, we were all racing for position and someone in front of m...


China's Xi pledges $124b for new Silk Road

One of the criticisms of the Silk Road plan is that host countries may struggle to pay back loans for huge infrastructure projects being carried out and funde...


Local election results: Labour retains Doncaster Council

May called the snap June 8 poll to strengthen her mandate before the start of Brexit negotiations. An ICM poll published on Monday, which was conducted immedi...


Ex-US NSA ordered to hand over Russian Federation probe documents

The US Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a subpoena to force former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to turn over documents related to the panel...


Ex-US NSA ordered to hand over Russian Federation probe documents

The US Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a subpoena to force former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to turn over documents related to the panel...


Trump says he's committed to helping solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict

At one point, he expressed optimism that striking a peace deal "may be not as hard as people have thought over the years". The Palestinian leader expressed hi...


Dem: GOP 'looking for a unicorn' on ObamaCare repeal deal

Separately, on CBS's "Face the Nation", Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia said his mostly poor and rural state "gets absolutely slammed" by the Ho...


Trump's lawyers: No Russian income in last decade with a 'few exceptions'

Even more recently, in 2014, Eric Trump told reporter James Dodson during a golf game that "we have all the funding we need out of Russian Federation", accord...


Portuguese children canonised by Pope

In front of a half million-strong crowd at the shrine in Portugal this morning (Saturday), Francis said devotion to Mary should make Catholicism "missionary, we...


North Korea launches test missile, and Donald Trump wonders what Russian Federation thinks

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the missile was sacked early Sunday morning from near Kusong, in North Phyongan province. The USS...


North Korea missile test posed no threat to Russia: Russian defense minister

The missile launched is believed to be a new type, and it flew further and higher than an intermediate-range missile the nation tested in February. North Kore...


EVM row: AAP workers protest outside EC office

AAP suggested that all the political parties, technical experts and students of institutes like Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) should be called in hackath...


Pope says he'll seek common ground with Trump, won't preach

Asked specifically if he would try to soften Trump's policies, Francis said: "That is a political calculation that I don't allow myself to make". "If and when...


United States and China Take First Steps in Trade Deal

The United States also signaled that it was eager to export more LNG (liquefied natural gas), saying China could negotiate any type of contract, including lon...


Several Spanish firms targeted in cyber attacks

It affected Windows operating systems and any linked networks, it said. Spain is the latest nation to warn of a global surge in ransomware. Telefonica react...


North Korea conducts its seventh ballistic missile test-launch of the year

Writing on his organization's blog, Wright pointed out that the Japan's Ministry of Defense had the latest launch reaching an altitude of 2,000 kilometers (1,24...


White House says missile should worry Russian Federation

Sunday's launch is the first in two weeks since the last attempt to fire a missile ended in a failure just minutes into flight. "Australia regards this as a r...


Police investigate killing of OH police chief, 2 others

Authorities say Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersvill. There were reports that nursing home employees barricaded themselves inside rooms in the nu...


N.Korea fires missile - S.Korea military

According to the Japanese Defence Ministry , the projectile was in the air for 30 minutes and had reached an altitude of 2000 km or 1240 miles. Japan swiftl...


North Korea fires missile days after new South Korea leader pledges dialogue

New South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who held the office on Wednesday, slammed the launch of missile by North Korea calling it "reckless provocation". "The N...


North Korea reports on South`s Presidential Election

On Thursday, the US director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, told the Senate Intelligence Committee that North Korea posed "a very significant, potentially...


North Korea conducts yet another missile test, ratcheting up tensions

He said South Korea will respond to provocations. Regardless, the apparent success of the launch and the steady pace of firings will only heighten tensions in...


S.Korea urges "parallel" talks and sanctions to rein in N.Korea

South Korea's new president launched worldwide efforts to defuse tension over North Korea's weapons development on Thursday, urging both dialogue and sanctions ...


Relations warm between USA and Australia

Let's take a look at the Australian health care system", Sanders said. Republicans have strongly opposed calls by Sanders and others to create a similar "univ...


Xi, new South Korean leader talk nuclear

The 40-minute conversation was the first in eight months between the heads of the two nations as relations suffered after Moon's predecessor allowed the U.S.to ...


America's 'emotional obsession' with Russian Federation 'will end soon,' Kremlin says

The deflection by Russian Federation is oddly timed, for top intelligence officials said (again) on Thursday that Russian Federation conducted hacking during ...


Experts warn of another cyber-attack as the new week gets underway

However, on Saturday, Microsoft said it had released updates for older systems. Computer users worldwide - and everyone else who depends on them - should assu...


Wife of American detained in Pyongyang pleads for release

But assuming the North would not accept the offer, Beijing reportedly told Pyongyang that it would separately provide economic aid and guarantee "North Korea an...


Putin, Trump speak by phone, discuss Syria, N.Korea

The readout also noted that Putin and Trump talked about terrorism and how to "resolve the very unsafe situation in North Korea ". The Kremlin, which called ...


Results a sign voters want parties 'to work together,' Clark says

Even though the results were a clear repudiation of her government, she said she fully meant to carry on as Premier: "It is my intention to continue to lead the...


I was going to fire James Comey regardless of recommendation: Donald Trump

Comey has not confirmed Trump's account. Trump told NBC News on Thursday that Comey is "a showboat, he's a grandstander ". "I was going to fire Comey...


All countries should respect each others' sovereignty, says Xi

Despite China's public defence of free trade, Beijing faces mounting complaints that the government is hampering or reducing market access to foreign companie...


France's Macron lays groundwork for transition to presidency

Ferrand said the names of Macron's 577 candidates in the legislative elections would be announced on Thursday. "The Socialist Party is dead; it's in the past"...


Philippines' Duterte confirms he's coming to Israel

Duterte's statement on President Donald Trump's invitation is seen to come at a time when the Philippines is giving priority to its relations with China. "B...


Global hunt for perpetrators of 'unprecedented' cyberattack

The security holes it exploits were disclosed weeks ago by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious hacking group. Still, such figures do not account for lost productio...