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China's President Pledged $124 Billion For A New Silk Road

The Himalayan nation officially signed an agreement two days ago to be part of President Xi Jinping's ambitious plan to build a new Silk Road , he said on the ...


Palestinian Hunger Strike Leader Says 'snacking Video' Fake

Led by jailed Palestinian resistance icon Marwan Barghouti, more than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners began an open-ended hunger strike on April 17 to demand more...


Trump creates advisory body to look into possible voter fraud in elections

The role of Kobach in the commission is even more troubling, as he has doggedly pursued voter suppression measures as Kansas' secretary of state, where his st...


Emmanuel Macron, youngest French leader since Napoleon, sworn in

The independent centrist won a resounding victory last week against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to become the eighth president of France's fifth republi...


Pro-North Korea newspaper with unusually quick response to S. Korean election

In a statement released after Moon's election victory became clear on Tuesday, Abe said he looked forward to cooperating with Moon to "further contribute to pea...


China pledges $124 bln for new Silk Road as champion of globalisation

The emphasis of the plan is to enhance land as well as maritime routes between Europe, Africa, Asia and China. Baglay said India has been urging China to enga...


Cyber attack will improve security

The indiscriminate attack, which began Friday, struck banks, hospitals and government agencies in more than 150 countries, exploiting known vulnerabilities in o...


Richmond, VA, FBI head up for director's stop

In an exclusive interview with NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt earlier Thursday, Trump said he believed Comey requested the dinner. Trump's tweet came the...


United States laptop ban could be extended to flights from UK

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security at a high-level meeting in Brussels next week, including possible expansion of t...


World's biggest cyberattack hits 150 countries, the threat is 'escalating'

According to European authorities, Since its discovery on Friday afternoon, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread this weekend, impacting ove...


Trump says he was going to fire 'showboater' Comey regardless

Comey not only undermines the Department of Justice's investigation into Russia's efforts to influence the recent US elections in possible coordination with the...


Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

During his presidential campaign, Trump told the American Israel Public Affairs Committee at its conference, "We will move the American embassy to the eternal c...


Trump urges graduates to learn 'lesson from his outsider status'

Trump took to Twitter on Friday to blast critics, threatening to leak "tapes" of his conversations with Comey and suggesting he may cancel future White House pr...


Bill Maher: Comey demise is Bill Clinton's fault

They took in a matinee of the touring Broadway musical "Fun Home" at the National Theatre in Washington. The show tells the real-life story of a middle-ag...


I was going to fire Comey even without recommendation

The firing on May 9 stunned lawmakers and roiled Washington politics. McCabe also pointed out the remarkable nature of Trump's version of his conversation...


Erdogan Urges US to 'Immediately' Reverse Decision to Arm Syrian Kurds

John Dorrian, a spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, the USA -led campaign against ISIS, told Pentagon reporters. A Pentagon spokesperson said , both ...


Bilkis Bano gangrape: Bombay HC upholds convictions

More than 15 years after a five-month pregnant Bilkis Bano was gang raped and seven of her family members were killed by a riotous mob following the Godhra tra...


US military member killed in action in Somalia

A Somali woman reacts as she speaks on a cellphone after one of relatives was killed in an explosion at the entrance of a cafe in the Mogadishu last month. Si...


Woman dies after found in bed 'covered in blood' in Sylvania

It is understood the woman's son discovered her body, which had suffered extensive injuries. Upon arrival, police located the body of a 55-year-old woman insi...


Nirbhaya verdict reminder to provide safe environment to women: Sonia

One of the accused, Ram Singh, had allegedly committed suicide in the Tihar Jail, while a convicted juvenile was sentenced three years of punishment in a reform...


Macron 39-year old politician inaugurated as French president

Macron, an independent centrist, won a resounding victory last week against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. He stated his desires to restore the status of ...


North Korean diplomat open to USA talks 'under the right conditions'

Choe Son-Hui, a senior official at the North's foreign ministry handling its United States policy, also said Saturday the North would be willing to hold talks w...


North Korea blights China's One Belt, One Road party with missile launch

The launch served as a call for all nations to implement stronger sanctions against North Korea, it added. "North Korea has been a flagrant menace for far too...


North Korea says missile launch tested ability to carry large nuclear warhead

The North has staged two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the start of past year in its quest to develop a nuclear warhead capable of reaching ...


Rising tensions over North Korea matter of concern for Russia China

Xi pledged a massive funding boost to the new Silk Road , including an extra 100 billion yuan ($14.5 billion) into the existing Silk Road Fund, 380 billion i...


Protest in Venezula against President Maduro

Soldiers sprayed hundreds of protesters with tear gas at the Central University of Venezuela, with medics in gas masks attending to students with bloodied faces...


Emmanuel Macron Arrives for Inauguration as French President

The new first lady briefly posed for photographers with her husband at the front porch of the palace after Hollande left. Hollande and Macron met for over an ho...


100 days in office was 'very productive', says Trump

In his speech Trump presented his record so far - including the signing of many executive orders - as "very exciting and very productive", despite what he descr...


Bomb Kills 25 as It Hits Convoy of Pakistan Senate Deputy

The blast was very powerful, said Haideri, adding that he was deeply saddened by the deaths. A television footage showed a vehicle mangled by the blast. The rem...


Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa

Bashar al-Assad's regime has been accused of making a series of deals with Isis over territory and oil but the evacuation is the first publicly acknowledged agr...


North Korea Tests Missile Days After South Korea Got A New President

Hawaii time. North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests and a series of missile launches since early 2016 as it seeks to develop a missile capable of deliver...


Chinese vice premier urges Belt and Road cooperation

Most of the Chinese financing is loans, instead of grants. Mr Xi used his speech to assure Western diplomats that the plan, described as the new Silk Road , ...


Pope Departs Portugal After Canonisation of Shepherd Children

The Roman Catholic Church later confirmed the visions, making Fatima a main pilgrimage site. Francis proclaimed Francisco and Jacinta Marto saints at the star...


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...