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Stephen Lynch says there 'may be grounds' for Donald Trump's impeachment

It will be important to focus on exactly what was said, added David B. Rivkin, a Washington lawyer who served as a White House lawyer under President George H...


UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

However, ICJ observed that "the rights to consular notification and access between a State and its nationals " are recognized under the Vienna convention. Wheth...


Two Senate panels seek Comey memos, Intel wants testimony

The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee wants ex-FBI director James Comey to testify before the panel next week. The White House...


What does the American Health Care Act mean for you?

The Senate approved a spending bill averting a government shutdown that would have been disastrous for the party with a monopoly on power. "Progressives are g...


The losses keep piling up at Virgin Australia

The airline said its third quarter net loss was $69 million while its underling pre-tax loss was $62.3 million. Debt was reduced by more than $200 million dur...


Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released after seven years

She was serving in Iraq when she saw an American helicopter bombing civilians in Baghdad, leaving 12 people dead, including two Reuters reporters. "I can't wait...


Russia launches ferry connection with North Korea

The vessel's operator has said the service is meant only for business and serves no political motive. The company owns RosKor, which is the route's operator. ...


Ryan Won't 'Micromanage or Armchair Quarterback' Trump Investigation

In December he penned a letter with Republican Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina, asking former President Barack Obama for a classified briefing on any evi...


Trump Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before Hiring Him

As for Comey, whom Trump fired last week, the FBI director wrote in a memo after a February meeting at the White House that the new president had asked him to...


Trump prepares to go abroad to 'spread' peace

The national security adviser said the Islam speech is "intended to unite the broader Muslim world against common enemies of all civilization and to demonstra...


Top Republican senator criticizes Trump for disclosing secrets to Russians

Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., called for a transcript of the meeting with Russian officials to be released to the House of Representatives and Senate Intelligence c...


With waiver, US lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal

Mark Dubowitz, an Iran expert and head of the Washington-based Foundation for Defense of Democracies, which advocates for a tough US position on Iran, said th...


Iran election: Jahangiri quits, backs Rouhani

It was assumed Jahangiri ran to back up Rouhani in pre-election debates and he said at his registration that he stood "side-by-side" with the president who is s...


New French Government Unveiled

Macron previously met Merkel when he visited Berlin in March as a candidate. Newly-inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed a conservative...


Turkey calls for ouster of US envoy in charge of countering IS

The United States sees the YPG as the most effective force on the ground in the fight against Islamic State militants. However, the USA views the PKK/PYD as...


Netanyahu Welcomes Trump's Aspiration for Israel-Palestine Reconciliation

Speaking after the face-to-face meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on Wednesday, Trump said he is committed to working with...


Emmanuel Macron to unveil first French government

That should give a welcome burst of energy to the much-maligned European Union and efforts to fix it, even if Macron and Merkel won't necessarily agree on how. ...


UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

Labour would immediately guarantee the rights of some 3 million European Union citizens living in Britain, rather than making that contingent on a reciprocal gu...


Sterling above $1.30 as retail sales surge

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said sales were up by 4% compared with April last year, exceeding forecasts of 1% monthly growth and 2% year-on-year gr...


Billionaire Trump Donor Furious With Tillerson Over U.S. Israel Embassy

U.S. President Donald Trump is mulling how moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would affect the Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. "As you kno...


Mahmoud Abbas presents Narendra Modi mosaic, artwork with name written in Arabic

At the same time, India has continued the Nehruvian policy of support to the Palestinian cause. "I have reaffirmed our position on this to President Abbas durin...


Israel Tensions Rise After Trump Official Says Western Wall in West Bank

Trump is then set to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, followed by a private dinner for Trump and his wife, Melania, hosted by Netanyahu and his wife...


MoS Environment Anil Dave passes away at 60

Mr Dave, who had a longtime association with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), was appointed Environment Minister a year ago. A Gujarati bachelor who liv...


Snake bites Florida man who tries to kiss it

Soon after the incident, the man was airlifted to a nearby hospital and his family said he was doing better since Wednesday and was expected to survive. "I gues...


US Justice Department's special counsel probe of Russia

Mueller does, however, have the same legal authority as a government lawyer to issue subpoenas and can act on his own discretion on whether to inform members of...


Mast, Republicans want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

Early reaction from Congress was generally positive to the appointment of Mueller (pronounced MULL-er). And even if it did, they said, Comey would come out for ...


Oil rally stalls as market awaits signs United States supply glut easing

But oil at above Dollars 50 a barrel has, in turn, attracted higher-cost producers in the United States back to the market, and frantic American drilling will p...


Trump officials reach out to Democrats on tax overhaul

Gergen, who advised the only US Presidents to ever face impeachment processes - Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton - says it appears Donald Trump was intentionall...


Trump pays tribute to fallen police officers

US President Donald Trump lit the White House with blue lights honouring slain police officers, the media reported . "He also signed a proclamation in hono...


Google Takes Another Swing at Reviving Cheap Android Phones

Though not a competitor, Google's slimmed-down phone operating system aimed at cheap Android phones is reminiscent of Facebook's own "skinny" version, called Fa...


Rep. Justin Amash First Republican to Raise Impeachment for President Trump

A quick history lesson: Nixon's resignation amid scandal meant he was never impeached , and only two US presidents have been so sanctioned. Trump was notably...


Trump, Erdogan Avoid Discord Over Kurds in White House Talks

But both leaders also tried gamely to put a fearless face on their differences and to renew a key alliance between NATO's leading power and its biggest Muslim m...


Blue House: South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi

But Mr Moon also has to navigate a complex web of regional issues. He was elected following a corruption scandal that saw his conservative predecessor Park Ge...


Mueller accepts responsibility for Russia probe

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was assigned by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to "oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation of Russian gove...


United States signs worldwide declaration on climate change despite Trump's past statements

The Arctic is warming at double the rate of the rest of the planet, with average temperatures up 3.5 degrees Centigrade since the beginning of the 20th century,...