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US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick: Schumer

The president did little to calm concerns about Comey's dismissal when he told NBC News in an interview that he weighed the Russian Federation investigation, wh...


Inauguration Day: Macron to Become New French President

It was Mr Hollande who launched the new president's political career, appointing him first as advisor and later economy minister. After the inauguration, 21 c...


Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

According to China's official Xinhua news agency, Xi said during the meeting that Moscow and Beijing have played the role of a "ballast stone" in safeguardin...


Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan Abdul Hasib killed

It said 35 Daesh fighters and several high ranking commanders were killed in the April 27 raid . That's the same area where the terror group's top local co...


UN Security Council to meet Tuesday on North Korea missile launch

David Wright, co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said that the missile could have a range of 4,500 kilometers (abo...


Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

The 49-year-old McCabe, a career FBI agent, has taken part in a number of high-profile investigations, including probes into the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013...


Macron fully supports Paris Olympic bid in talk with Bach

Los Angeles have tabled a bid estimated at 5.3 billion dollars (4.8 billion euros). The IOC will also be looking at the environmental and social impact and...


Emmanuel Macron sworn in as French president

He said France was not in decline, but at the start of an "extraordinary renaissance", adding that he would boost employment, protect companies and engage with ...


Trump changes his Twitter banner twice in one day after being mocked

Ms Yates, who was sacked on Jan 30 after defying Mr Trump over his contested travel ban, did not say what Mr Flynn discussed with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in a...


France's Macron Pledges To Overcome Division In Society

In June, Macron faces what the French media are calling a "third round of the presidential election" when the country elects a new parliament in a two-round vot...


Emmanuel Macron Triumphs But Focus Turns To Challenges Ahead

Mr Valls told RTL radio that Mr Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential run-off on Sunday was a blow to populism in Europe, a...


U.N. Security Council to meet Tuesday on N. Korea missile launch

Stephen Evans: Is Kim Jong-un rational? David Wright, co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, told the Associated Pr...


China Pledges $124 Billion For New Silk Road As Champion Of Globalization

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 ex...


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

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...


Tillerson: Trump weighs embassy move impact on Mideast peace

The Palestinians say it is rooted in almost 50 years of military occupation and dwindling hopes for independence. "Jordan is and was a voice of reason and pea...


Fired Texas cop to face murder charge in shooting of boy, 15

Oliver, 37, turned himself in at the Parker County Jail. Texas policeman who shot and murdered a 15-year-old teenager last weekend has been charged on Friday ...


UK Labour deputy leader warns of 'Thatcher style' landslide

On Friday Mrs May said Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was "simply not up to the job" of being prime minister. The Prime Minister will be at a campaign event in...


Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing

Trump spoke to reporters aboard Air Force One as he was on his way to Virginia to give the commencement address at Liberty University as meanwhile interviews fo...


NDP and Liberals running neck and neck in tight B.C. election

The NDP garnered 41 seats, and the Greens finished with three seats, leaving Weaver to determine whether to side with the Liberals or the New Democrats in a min...


Trump Announces 10 Judicial Nominations to Lower Federal Courts

Republican President Donald Trump will nominate Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen to a federal bench, according to The New York Times . He notes t...


Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo

In June a year ago WHO declared Liberia, the last country still fighting the world's worst outbreak of the disease, free of active Ebola virus transmission. Hea...


S.Korea military: N.Korea fires missile

Trump has also said he'd be "honored" to talk with leader Kim Jong Un under favorable conditions. The United States directed an aircraft carrier-led strike gr...


France to make Macron president under cockerel's eye and gun salute

Many say they feel dispossessed by globalisation as manufacturing jobs move overseas and as immigration and a fast-changing world blur their sense of a French i...


North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South Korea military

North Korea fired a ballistic missile early on Sunday that flew 700 kilometres, South Korea's military said, days after a new leader took office in the South pl...


Nuclear deterrent safe from cyber attacks which hit NHS: Fallon

The worldwide effort to extort cash from computer users spread so widely that Microsoft quickly changed its policy, making security fixes available for free for...


Arsenal are up for a top-four charge, Wenger claims

Let's keep the focus on the way we want to play, on our team spirit. "I'm very pleased because we had a consistent performance from the first to last minute",...


Chibok girls to reunite with parents 'next week'

The young women were joining those released earlier in government care in Abuja, where they were undergoing medical screening that will take a couple of weeks, ...


Trump calls for stronger sanctions after North Korea missile test

Army confirmed that the launch was successful but the military spokesperson clarified that the missile tested was not a long-range missile. The launch, at 5:2...


Did North Korea Launch Another Ballistic Missile?

Sunday's launch is the first since Moon Jae-in, a liberal who is promoting engagement with North Korea, took office as South Korea's new president Wednesday. "T...


Russian missile warning systems tracked North Korea's missile launch

Japan said the missile flew for 30 minutes before dropping into the sea between North Korea's east coast and Japan. The administration of U.S. President Dona...


India skips China's BRF summit ceremony following sovereignty concerns over CPEC

Xi said a multi-dimensional infrastructure network was taking shape, underpinned by economic corridors such as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, China-Mongoli...


N.Korea missile test hurts talks possibility

The forum is China's answer to Davos or the G20, centered around the colossal One Belt, One Road (OBOR) trade initiative. North Korea has consistently test-fi...


Kim Jong Un tests another missile

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who took office on Wednesday, held his first National Security Council in response to the launch, which he called a "clear v...


Scottish Tories decide to back free prescriptions - after originally showing opposition

We'll endeavour to make sure that it is". The First Minister then went on to dismiss the prospects of the other parties running in the general election. "No...


Trump and Abbas vow 'historic' peace deal

Some 6,500 Palestinians are now detained by Israel for a range of terror offenses and crimes. Trump warned the Palestinians, though, that " there can be no la...