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FBI agents concerned about future of Russia probe

President Trump, who is facing a barrage of questions over why it took him so long to fire Michael Flynn as compared to FBI Director James Comey, has asserted t...


Iraqi Forces Target Isis-held Mosque in Mosul

It follows an Associated Press report which said US Defense Secretary James Mattis was in talks with Abadi to maintain a "modest" presence of troops in Iraq...


Nations fight cyberattack; UK focuses on hospitals

The ransomware, called "WannaCry", locks down all the files on an infected computer and demands the administrator pay to regain control of them. A hacking gro...


Another Global Cyber-Attack Likely On Monday: UK Experts

He said: "First of all we can not force people to join the army, we don't have conscription in this country, the army has to compete with other sectors in the e...


UK Conservatives lead polls by 18 points

On Friday Mrs May said Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was "simply not up to the job" of being prime minister. "We are both working absolutely flat out to get La...


Things to know about Trump's firing of FBI Director Comey

Trump's popularity didn't seem to take a significant hit from the Comey investigation - it dropped one point from last month's NBC/WSJ survey to 39% support. He...


North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

Japanese officials said the missile flew for about 30 minutes, traveling about 800 kilometers (500 miles) and reaching an unusually high altitude of 2,000 kilom...


Federal Bureau of Investigation director job: the four people being interviewed on Saturday

Saturday. "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Trump's tweeting was a subject d...


Indian soldiers mutilated: MEA summons Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit

India on Wednesday also summoned Pakistan's envoy and gave him "actionable evidence" on the basis of blood samples and trail leading to Pakistan. The Ministry...


USA planning to kill Kim Jong-un - North Korea claims

The reclusive state, already highly sensitive to insults aimed at its "supreme leader", said it would strike back at operatives of the CIA and Seoul's Natio...


N Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

He said there were no reports indicating there was any safety impact on aircraft and ship transports, that the missile was not flying toward Japan and that Japa...


Macron meets supporters ahead of inauguration

Security was tight, with around 1 500 police officers deployed near the presidential palace and the nearby Champs Elysees Avenue and surrounding roads blocked o...


'Provocative' missile launch shows North Korea's defiance

Sunday's launch flew further and higher than the intermediate-range missile North Korea successfully tested in February from the same area, which South Korean m...


China trade plan progress unveiled, but deficit benefits unclear

The Trump administration's announcement Thursday night that access to Chinese markets for US beef will begin by July 16 is fanning the fires of optimism among...


Pope will seek common ground with Trump, won't preach

Asked whether he hoped that President Trump would change his policies on matters such as immigration after their meeting, Francis replied: "That is a political ...


Emmanuel Macron to be sworn in as French president

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on the stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris , France May 7, 2017. "In order to be the man of...


China pledges $124bn to Silk Road initiative

India skipped the meeting due to its sovereignty concerns over the Dollars 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which goes through Pakistan-occup...


New South Korean President willing to visit North Korea

President Donald Trump on Wednesday invited South Korea's new president to visit the White House after an election victory that could cause friction between...


History lesson: S. Korea's Moon scraps state textbooks

In their phone call, Trump congratulated Moon on his election victory and his country's "peaceful, democratic transition of power", a White House statement said...


PM Modi speaks to new South Korean President

A spokesperson for the liberal leader Moon Jae-in said Xi, who initiated the call, "explained the reasons for Beijing's strong and repeated opposition" to the d...


USA signs Arctic Council accord

The Trump administration has been in conflict for months over what to do about US involvement in the landmark 2015 Paris climate accord, which commits almost 20...


Global ransomware attacks: What we know

It said the attack will likely take the shape of a phishing email with a malicious attachment or link in it and exploits machines running un-updated versions of...


Global concern after latest North Korea missile test

North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday from the area north-west of the town of Kusong. North Korea needs tests to flawless its missile program, but i...


Xi's speech injects new impetus into Belt and Road Initiative — China Focus

One Belt, One Road faces numerous challenges, underlined on the first day after a North Korean missile test cast a shadow over the summit. A statement issued ...


Hackers behind the global cyber attack have raised Dollars 20000

The hunt was on for the culprits behind the assault, which was being described as the biggest cyber ransom attack ever, reports AFP. But those attacks - blame...


Russian Federation downplays President Trump's firing of FBI Director Comey

The Russian foreign minister rejected claims that Moscow interfered in the election that sent Trump to the White House as "fabrications". The meeting between ...


Asean summit ends in uncertainty

In the draft of the chairman's statement for the summit, ASEAN leaders continued to share serious concerns over recent developments and escalation of activities...


Companies Boost Cyber Defences For New Ransomware Attacks

This is a "ransomware", a digital extortion system that locks down systems by encrypting the data on it, only to decrypt and release it back for a ransom amount...


Missile test shows North Korea 'a flagrant menace'

The North has consistently test-fired missiles in that direction. One of the missiles looked similar to the KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missile that Nort...


North Korea test fires 'new longer range missile'

OBOR is a personal project of Xi's, who spoke of the importance of "harmonious co-existence" with other countries during the opening ceremony. Chief Cabinet Sec...


Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

If nurses did vote to walk out it would see patients facing another year of NHS industrial action disruption following last year's junior doctors' strikes . Ja...


Donald Trump Says He "Can't Talk About" Tapes Of Comey Conversations

On Thursday, Trump told NBC he knew he ran the risk that by firing Comey he would "confuse people" and "lengthen out the investigation" into ties to Russian Fed...


Hammond says Brexit Britain must back China's new Silk Road

China has touted what it formally calls the Belt and Road initiative as a new way to boost global development since Xi unveiled the plan in 2013, aiming to expa...


Korean Leaders Discuss North's Missile

Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile could be a new type. Guam is also the home to Anderson Air Force base which houses heavy military bomb...


James Comey sacking may bedevil Trump on healthcare plan

Mr Trump tweeted on Friday: " James Comey better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Spicer said ...