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Senator says AG shouldn't question Federal Bureau of Investigation aspirants

The White House has neither confirmed nor denied the presence of any tapes. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said the White House must "clear the air...


Andy Murray 'concerned' after another early exit

On the women's side, Simona Halep of Romania won her second straight Madrid title by defeating Kristina Mladenovic of France 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in almost t...


Few in US Support Trump's Firing of FBI Chief

The FBI has never had a female director. The position of the FBI director was vacated Tuesday after Trump fired Comey, which has sent shockwaves through Washi...


Trump and the White House Can't Get Their Comey Stories Straight

On Thursday, the principal deputy press secretary corrected her response: "I went off of the information that I had when I answered your question", she said. "L...


Xi pushes for China to be centre of new economic order

Other delegates include officials, entrepreneurs and financiers from over 130 countries, and representatives of key worldwide organisations such as UN Secretary...


European Union condemns North Korea's test-launch of ballistic missile

The Yomiuri Shimbun Prime Minister Shinzo Abe strongly condemned North Korea at the Prime Minister's Office early Sunday morning, in response to the missile lau...


Trump's intel bosses reiterate: Russian Federation meddled in election

It is the first subpoena the committee has announced in the course of its Russian Federation investigation - a step Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., was long relu...


Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa, say activists

The SDF, a multi-ethnic group which includes Kurdish fighters and Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) fighters, had been battling Islamic State for weeks in Tabqa , ab...


French Ex-PM Valls offers to back Macron in June polls

But, once he has moved into the Elysee Palace next week, Macron faces the task of securing a second election victory in June for his start-up party, now renamed...


Moscow Says North Korean Missile 'No Danger' to Russian Federation

The ministry said the missile flew for about 23 minutes before crashing into the sea around 500 km (310 miles) from Russian Federation into the center of the Se...


UNSC to hold urgent consultations on NKorea missile test

The missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and USA militaries said....


French Constitutional Council Officially Approves Macron as President-Elect

But it's not clear if he will be able to do so. Macron has said half of the candidates for his year-old Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) for the ...


U.S. planning to kill Kim Jong-un - North Korea claims

The legislation - which needs Senate approval before being sent to President Trump to sign into law - aims to expands sanctions to deter North Korea's nuclear w...


Trump asked to turn over any Comey tapes

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said the White House must "clear the air" about whether there were any taped conversations. "You can't be cute about...


Fears of renewed onslaught of global cyberattacks on Monday morning

The ransomware , called WannaCry, locks down files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay a ransom to regain control of them. M...


U.N. Security Council to meet after North Korea's latest missile test

Officials say the test was aimed at verifying the capability to carry a "large scale heavy nuclear warhead". One expert suggested that on a standard trajectory,...


North Korea says missile could carry nuclear warhead

Tokyo says the flight pattern could indicate a new type of missile. Largely in line with Japan's analysis announced on Sunday, KCNA said the missile, called...


Abbas to Trump: Peace agreement must be based on two-state solution

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas delivers a statement accompanied by U.S. President Donald Trump during a visit to the White House in Washington D.C....


Duterte, Putin attend gala dinner in Beijing

In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs extended the country's congratulations to Chinese President Xi Jinping on his "bold and fresh" global cooperat...


Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

FILE - In this May 2, 2017 file photo Armin Laschet, left, top candidate of chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, party and North Rhine-Westp...


Harry Kane victor ends an era at the Lane

Tottenham Hotspur started the match with the more or less the same lineup they've used for the past few league matches. Sunday's defeat means United are now o...


Sergio Aguero ruled out of Manchester City clash with Crystal Palace

City have won only eight of their 16 home league games this season, and Guardiola has suggested that their record at Eastlands must improve in order to secure a...


Trump Threatens James Comey, Implies He Taped Conversations

He was referring to a New York Times report that said White House and Justice Department officials had been tasked with "building a case" against Comey since ...


AAP disappointed after poll panel calls off hackathon

To say EVM can be hacked by manipulating a prototype is not the same thing", an EC source told HT.BJP MLAs alleged that the "EVM hacki. "Other machines will als...


Why is India opposing One Belt One Road Forum?

The United States had complained to China on Friday over the inclusion of a North Korean delegation at the event. Mr Xi urged "a new type of global relations"...


Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

Ransoms paid amount to tens of thousands of dollars, one analyst said, but it is generally predicted to surge when the deadline to pay the ransom approaches, an...


First Australian business infected in global cyber attack

The hackers, who go by the name Shadow Brokers, are demanding $300 in virtual currency Bitcoin to unblock access to a user's files and had reportedly received o...


Interviews well underway for new FBI director to replace Comey

In the NBC interview on Thursday, Trump said he would have fired Comey regardless of any such recommendations. On Friday, Trump tweeted what many viewed as a ...


Pope acknowledges 2000-case backlog in sex abuse cases

Pope Francis had flown into Fatima in a helicopter on Friday on a 24-hour visit and travelled through the town in his "Popemobile". The pope has also been an ...


Strategy, teamwork help Hamilton win Spanish GP over Vettel

Vettel eventually got by on a third try, but by then Hamilton had pulled back some valuable seconds. The Britain took the chequered flag 3.4 seconds clear of ...


Local elections: Tories profit from Ukip collapse amid Labour losses

Crucially, Labour held all of their seven county seats in Gedling - which the Conservatives had targeted as key to securing a majority. Some of the local elec...


China's Xi says Silk Road plan will boost finance and security ties

Pakistan says it has signed new deals with China worth almost $500 million, giving a boost to Beijing's Silk Road trade and infrastructure initiative for Asia, ...


World leaders condemn North Korea missile test

The missile, launched Sunday morning, appeared to show substantial progress toward developing an intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach the mainland ...


Olympics: IOC's 2024 evaluation commission gets full LA experience

Senior IOC inspectors are due to arrive in Paris over the weekend to conduct a tour of proposed venues as Paris squares off against rival bidder Los Ange...


NHS Cyber Attack: Northumbria and York hospitals affected

The cyber attack that began capturing the world's attention Friday has crippled about 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, the security agency Europol ...