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BC Greens face stickhandling act in deciding which party it would back

But she argues the narrative that Green voters split the vote on the left, allowing the Liberals to win, is flawed. If there are sufficient absentee votes to ch...


North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in defiance

The missile flew more than 700km before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) surrounded by the Korean peninsula, Japan and the Russian far east. South Kor...


North Korea detains another USA citizen

The State Department said it would work with the Swedish embassy in Pyongyang, which handles American diplomatic interests with North Korea, to obtain more deta...


Afghan-US forces kill top IS leader during raid in eastern province

However, President Ghani is confident he was behind the Kabul hospital attack. The military coalition reportedly battled ISIS for over three hours before it c...


Mattis: Questions unanswered on Syria cease-fire plan

Even so, Russian Federation has sent signals it is hoping to gain support for the agreement from the United States despite their deep differences over the Syria...


Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

Emmanuel Macron won a landslide victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election yesterday, but questions are being raised ove...


France's unpopular Hollande leaves power after 5 hard years

Mr Macron officially became President when Laurent Fabius, chairman of the constitutional council and a former prime minister, read out the results of the elect...


The hero who accidentally stopped the cyberattack from spreading

National Cyber Security Center. It is unclear who led the ransomware attack or from which country. But no one anticipated that simply registering the domain wou...


All you need to know about China's Belt and Road Initiative

He said CPEC makes Pakistan both a conduit and destination for cross-regional investment and trade. The president also announced additional Chinese financin...


PM Nawaz joins world leaders as Belt and Road forum begins

India today skipped the opening ceremony of China's Belt and Road Forum following sovereignty concerns over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Max B...


China opposes U.S. sanctions on North Korea

The cell has "infiltrated" North Korea but the Ministry of State Security will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy to the last one the terrorists of the US CIA"...


Ransomware attacks spread throughout Europe

Friday's attack was based on a Windows vulnerability that was purportedly identified by the U.S. National Security Agency and was later leaked to the internet...


Netanyahu Slashes $1 Million from UN Contribution over UNESCO Resolution

Israel will withhold $1 million in its funding for the United Nations following the passage of a resolution that condemns the country's sovereignty in Jeru...


Chinese listed firms seek opportunities along Belt and Road

The 45-minute-long address by the 63-year-old Chinese president came a day after India made it clear that it will not attend the two-day B&R Forum that began in...


NHS cyber attack: Criminals will be brought to justice

However, this only stops one version of WannaCry. The assault, which began Friday and was being described as the biggest-ever cyber ransom attack, struck stat...


Comey willing to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee

But the blowback from Comey's firing left the White House reeling once again. Alice Fisher, a high-ranking Justice Department official in former President Geo...


In testing missile, N. Korea challenges South's new leader

Security Council resolutions", Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters. Trump has threatened military action but recently appeared to have softened ...


'This Responsibility is Honor': Macron Assumes French Presidency From Hollande

Macron, once an aide to outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande and who rose to fame as his economy minister between 2014 and 2016, may therefore struggl...


All countries should respect each other's sovereignty: China's Xi at OBOR

The China Development Bank has earmarked $890 billion for some 900 projects. "We wish for those other countries in the world not to make any obstacles to the ...


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

On Sunday, Beijing called upon all the parties to refrain from escalating tensions after Pyongyang fired the missile. Japan said the missile flew for 30 min...


Germany demands more free trade guarantees on China Silk Road plan - minister

To provide more funding for his pet initiative, Xi stated that China will also encourage financial institutions to expand their overseas yuan fund businesses to...


China opposes latest N. Korean missile test

Laurie, who is senior pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California, said in a video earlier in May that North Korea and the U.S. are both mis...


Chinese President Inaugurates Belt and Road Summit

According to Xinhua news agency, Xi made the remarks when delivering a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the two-day Belt and Road Forum for Internati...


US, Russia Pledge to Avoid Clashes Over Syria

Syria's foreign minister said on May 8 that Russian troops, not UN-supervised global forces, will enforce the cease-fire in safe zones established under a Rus...


Donald Trump won't deny White House bugged with hidden cameras

Critics have assailed Mr Trump for abruptly dismissing Mr Comey just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, and po...


New French leader Macron sworn in with pledge to fight terror

Macron becomes the youngest post-war French leader and the first to be born after 1958, when President Charles de Gaulle put in place the country's Fifth Republ...


North Korean Ballistic Missile Launch Posed No Threat to Russia - MoD

Defense Minister Tomomi Inada told reporters there is a possibility that it was a new type of ballistic missile, saying it flew Sunday for about 30 minutes and ...


North Korea carries out another ballistic missile test

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in directed the military to check on the progress of the development of the KAMD and speed it up. It impacted "so close to...


After Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why

Sanders's bid to charm and disarm the White House media corps on a day when it was sniffing scandal over President Trump's abrupt firing of FBI Director James B...


Emmanuel Macron inaugurated as French President

At the end of the ceremony, a 21-gun salute will ring out from the Invalides military hospital on the other side of the River Seine. Macron then headed to the...


China pledges additional 100 billion yuan for Silk Road

British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday Britain is a natural partner for China's new Silk Road program, and as it leaves the European Union (EU...


'FIRE COMEY:' President Trump finally 'agrees' with Rosie O'Donnell

The lead signer, MA attorney general Maura Healey, was joined by her colleagues from California, Connecticut, Washington , DC, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Maine, M...


Xi, Putin and others meet for Belt and Road Forum

But he said #India believes that 'connectivity initiatives must be based on universally recognised global norms, good governance, rule of law, openness, transp...


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...