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US lawmakers want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

This source predicted it's likely that there are other memos to come. Comey's memos could be valuable in any obstruction investigation. "If these reports ar...


White House Denies Reports Trump Asked Comey To Drop Flynn Probe

The intervention by Putin could turn up the pressure on the White House to provide its own transcript of the meeting. It was, perhaps, even more remarkable that...


Omar God! This cat might be longest on planet

Omar typically rises at 05:00, eats a couple of scoops of dry cat food for breakfast, lounges around the house, plays in the backyard, naps on the trampoline an...


USA lawmakers want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

Yet U.S. allies and some members of Congress expressed concern bordering on alarm. "The president has the utmost respect for our law enforcement agencies, and...


Pope sends congratulations to new French leader

Mr Macron has vowed to end the left-right politics which have dominated France for decades, and his start-up centrist Republic on the Move (REM) party, which is...


Xi positions China as champion of globalisation as USA turns inwards

As the name suggests, this modern-day initiative has two nearly equally breathtaking components: one retracing the actual Silk Road from China, across the great...


Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

But Trump told NBC's Lester Holt days later that he was going to fire Comey regardless of Rosenstein's memo, and that is was, indeed, in part, because of the on...


Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

The claim is contained in memos Comey had written after his February Oval Office meeting with Trump. The White House denied the president made the request i...


Opposition figure Karoubi asks Iranians to vote for Rouhani on Friday

Raisi supporters have been celebrating Qalibaf's backing with motorbike processions through downtown Tehran , sounding their horns and chanting "Rouhani, bye b...


'President doesn't get to jail journalists' - Reporters Committee

Vermont Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy claimed both Democrats and Republicans on the Senate floor Tuesday night were chattering about the exact definition of ob...


CA confirms Cayetano as DFA chief

He made the speech after the Commission on Appointments confirmed his appointment as secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs in the "fastest ever" confir...


John Cornyn Withdraws Name From FBI Director Search

The Trump administration's not-so-short list of almost a dozen contenders - reported earlier Friday by Fox News - includes three current or former federal lawma...


Ransomware Cyber Attacks Wreck Havoc Globally, India Escapes Major Damage

Microsoft's president and chief legal officer Brad Smith criticised U.S. intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency (NSA), for "stock...


Iran, Russia, Turkey Conclude Syria Safe Zones Agreement

Fighters from the Democratic Forces of Syria inspect weapons and ammunition that, according to them, belonged to Islamic State fighters, in al-Shadadi town,...


Chinese daily blames rising Hindu nationalism for India's OBOR summit absence

However, Global Times , a Chinese daily, derided New Delhi's decision to skip the forum saying India was the only nation which expressed disapproval of the pro...


Macedonia opposition leader given mandate to form government

Asked about his own earlier statement, in which he called Vucic's leadership nationalistic, Zaev reaffirmed his readiness to work with Serbia's Prime Minister -...


Lok Sabha victory: BJP government completes third year of poll win

Around 59% of the citizens who polled believe that the government will fulfill the promises made in its pre-election manifesto, which is a fairly high trust fac...


Trump's disclosure endangered spy placed inside ISIS by Israel, officials say

Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, told reporters as the news broke Monday evening that the Trump White House is "in a downwa...


New outbreak of Ebola declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Health minister directed all Nigerian health workers to maintain a high index of suspicion, by screening all fevers for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers...


Opposition in Iran backs Hassan Rouhani

A Raisi victory could alarm investors and set Iran on a more confrontational course with the Trump White House - which has called the nuclear deal a "disast...


Trump may have obstructed justice

When the FBI was investigating Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, President Barack Obama notably said in an inter...


Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

Asked if North Korea's missile programme was developing faster than the South had expected, he said: "Yes". Tensions between Washington and Pyongyang have r...


Robert De Niro explores Bernie Madoff's depths in 'Wizard of Lies'

This is a portrait of a man who had everything and betrayed everyone. LEVINSON: "Madoff was the opposite of the con man as we usually see it". Join us in a ...


China's Xi seeks to rewrite global trade rules as US retreats

During the forum, the government signed a letter of intent with the International Civil Aviation Organisation under which the two will deepen cooperation in man...


UK police will not charge Libyan over officer's 1984 death

It has not been disclosed what the nature of the material is or who barred its use in open court. After a review prosecutors decided there was "insufficient a...


Trump to move swiftly on Federal Bureau of Investigation appointment

Schiller was among those Trump consulted about Comey and was tapped by the president to deliver a letter informing the director of his firing. "This is a man ...


Trump calls Comey a 'showboat,' denies colluding with Russia

Wednesday: "No", Sanders said, when asked if the president had already chose to fire Comey on Monday when he asked Rosenstein for the memo. The request follo...


China's Belt and Road forum ends, next in 2019

The "Belt and Road" project is China's biggest foreign initiative to date as Beijing looks for global stature to match its economic success. Citing its object...


Putin willing to hand over transcript of Russian official's meeting with Trump

Putin called the uproar over the meeting - at which Trump reportedly revealed highly classified information about a threat from ISIS - "political schizophrenia"...


Trump asks Comey to drop Flynn probe, White House denies

Despite the White House's denials, the Times described "the existence of Mr. Trump's request" for an investigative slowdown as 'the clearest evidence that the...


Military unrest, gunfire paralyze city areas in Ivory Coast

Troops loyal to the government are heading for the second city, Bouaké, where shooting has also been heard. Shooting in both cities intensified before dawn. Gun...


President Trump expects 'fast decision' on Federal Bureau of Investigation director replacement

But sources close to him have cast doubt on the president's account, noting it would be extraordinary for an FBI director to discuss an open investigation. Trum...


New cyber-attack 'could hit United Kingdom tomorrow'

The Europol chief said his agency was working with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation to find those responsible, and that more than one person was likely to...


Expert believes China's Belt and Road initiative will enhance Russia's security

CDB, the world's biggest development financing institution, says it is not seeking to "maximize profits", Vice President Ding Xiangqun told reporters last week....


Macron names Edouard Philippe as new French prime minister

Jean-Yves Le Drian, 69, who led France's military operations overseas as former President Francois Hollande's defense minister, will stay on in Macron's governm...