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Russia's Putin plays piano as he awaits talks with Xi

The Russian leader played two songs, Moscow Windows and The City on the Free Neva River - the unofficial anthems of Moscow and St. Petersburg respectively. The ...


Macron and Merkel Discuss Deeper EU Integration Post Brexit

The two leaders said that they would hold a Franco-German ministerial meeting in July to work on common proposals to reform the European Union, including initia...


Targeting core Labour voters, UK's May promises more workers' rights

Mrs May will say: "By working with business, reducing taxes and dealing with the deficit, we have delivered steady improvements to the economic prospects of wor...


UK May's Conservatives hold 18 point poll lead - Survation

She would also include new rights for those who have to leave work to care for family members, or experience the death of a child, those who want to train and p...


EU urges end to Venezuela violence against protesters

In the capital Caracas , crowds sat playing cards and tunes on the guitar as they blocked a major highway, while a small group of hooded protesters mounted bar...


Just 29 Percent Approve of Trump's Firing of James Comey

On Friday, Trump raised eyebrows by tweeting a warning to Comey, whom he fired unexpectedly on Tuesday, about leaking information to the media, saying he "bet...


Sen. Warren: Decision to fire Comey obstructs investigation

Sergey Kislyak. Trump and his aides have not elaborated on a tweet he sent Friday to warn Comey against leaks, though lawmakers from both parties have calle...


Local security experts weighs in on worldwide cyber attack

Both agencies technically have two responsibilities: to protect their national IT infrastructure, and to become effective hackers in their own right, to break i...


Silk Road Project Vital for World Economy, Peace

The Belt and Road Initiative was proposed by Xi in 2013 with an aim to build trade and infrastructure networks connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along the ...


Just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

But in his latest interview , Mr Trump accused the Mr Comey of giving his opponent a "free pass" at a time when many of his supporters were pressing for the Mr...


Manus Island detention centre to close

Only some of them will be accepted for resettlement in the United States under a deal agreed with the Obama administration. Papua New Guinea immigration offic...


Trump shared secret info with Russians about IS

Russian Federation has denied the claims and the White House says there was no collusion. Republican Susan Collins, a ME senator, put her party's apparent exa...


National Security Adviser McMaster denies that Trump gave classified info to Russian Federation

The White House rebutted the story, saying no intelligence sources or methods were discussed. Citing current and former USA officials, the newspaper said the ...


In travel ban case, US judges focus on discrimination, Trump's powers

Circuit Judge Richard Paez asked, jumping to a key argument in favor of overturning the ban. In a parallel case, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is we...


On fifth day of hunger strike, Kapil Mishra faints in public

Mishra alleged that the party concealed around Rs 36 crore from the party workers and government. Similarly, in 2013-14, he said the party had declared Rs 45.74...


Germany demands more free trade guarantees on China Silk Road plan

Mr Xi made the announcement in his opening address to a two-day "Belt and Road" conference in Beijing that brought together leaders from 29 countries. In his ...


Iran conservatives bet on Raeisi after Qalibaf's exit from presidential race

A survey by the state-affiliated Iranian Students Polling Agency published last week showed support for Rouhani at 42 percent, Raisi on 27 percent, while Qaliba...


One Belt and One Road initiative is good for Africa - Amb. Kayonga

On Sunday, India the fastest growing developing economy with a 300 million and with a most talented young population was a notable absentee at "One Belt One Roa...


Xi positions China as champion of globalisation as U.S. turns inwards

The country's communications infrastructure requires billions of dollars' of investments to upgrade and we would be wise to stay out of regional rivalries that ...


China's Xi decries protectionism, touts Silk Road

He stressed that the Belt and Road Initiative is aligned to Africa's vision for integration, industrialization and sustainable development, including the Africa...


United States beef to China imminent

It's the first list of commitments between the US and China stemming from the nations' 100-day action plan, which President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jin...


Cyber attack hits companies and hospitals across Asia

Appearing on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show yesterday, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon defended the government's decision not to fund updates for NHS computers, ...


USA officials warn Trump against moving United States embassy to Jerusalem

A U.S. official who is making preparations for President Donald Trump's visit to the Middle East next week rejected a request that Israeli Prime Minister Benjam...


Protests before travel ban hearing in Seattle

But the judge wondered whether Trump is forever forbidden from adopting an executive order along the lines of his travel ban. The judges on the panel pressed ...


Cornyn, Gowdy among candidates to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

One of the reasons the White House gave for firing FBI Director James Comey was that "most importantly, rank and file of the FBI had lost confidence in their di...


U.S. intelligence community 'under assault' by Trump: Clapper

However, Lee gave Trump the benefit of the doubt, saying that "as far as I'm aware, he is fully cooperating and he is willing and eager to see this investigatio...


North Korea: New Missile Can Carry 'Heavy Nuclear Warhead'

The missile launch raised heightened fears with South Korea, Japan and the USA which said the missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high alti...


Trump lashes out at 'pathetic' critics

Full video of President Trump's speech at bottom of post. "Right here, the Class of 2017, dressed in cap and gown, graduating to a totally brilliant future...


Jeremy Corbyn gatecrashes Theresa May on Facebook Live

Sky News and Channel 4 News have announced May v Corbyn Live, when both leaders will face questions from a live audience and then Paxman, who was the BBC's mos...


Facebook still accessible in Thailand as government deadline passes

Today, Takorn Tantasith, secretary-general of the telecoms commission, went to the TISPA head office to inspect whether all 131 sites authorities had asked Face...


Oklahoma Senate OKs $510 million in tax revenue

The Senate has known this for weeks, so what they proposed today is not a real solution to the budget problem. "This is asinine", Inman said, referring to the...


Alaska, Hawaii within range of North Korea's latest missile

There's also a political victory for North Korea. Kim Do-hoon, 31, said that South Korea, while keeping the "door open for conversation" with the North, shoul...


Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

By doing so, Trump would have jeopardized cooperation from an ally familiar with the inner workings of the Islamic State group, and make other allies - or even ...


NDSU softball team facing Oklahoma in NCAA tournament

In the second game against Oklahoma, the Sooners started out on top when sophomore infielder Caleigh Clifton hit a home run to center field and put the Sooners ...


Xi calls for renewing Silk Road spirit

India has not sent an official delegation to attend the "Belt and Road Forum" in Beijing and instead criticized China's global initiative, warning of an "unsust...