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Pat Cash urges Wimbledon to 'stay strong' and deny Maria Sharapova wildcard

Sharapova was not able to acquire enough ranking points to secure an automatic place in qualifying for the tournament in Paris and so was reliant on a wildcar...


China's new silk belt

It's open to all countries, not just those physically on the ancient trade routes. Chinese President Xi Jinping criticised protectionism on Monday at a summ...


Syria built crematorium at prison to dispose of bodies

However, the gathering in the Swiss city has been overshadowed by U.S. State Department accusations that the Syrian government built a crematorium in one of i...


Trump threatens fired FBI Director Comey in new tweet

Comey to pledge his loyalty during a private dinner in January, but was instead only assured of his "honesty". "Yes, that's true", Trump said. While Democra...


Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

The UN Security Council first imposed sanctions on North Korea in 2006 and has strengthened the measures in response to its five nuclear tests and two long-rang...


Colorado Republicans say they seek the truth in any Trump investigation

Amash responded "yes" when asked whether there could be grounds to impeach Trump if a memo reportedly written by former FBI Director James Comey indica...


Flynn reportedly told Trump's transition team about investigation before inauguration

Flynn, who was sacked from his position as national security adviser, told U.S. President Donald Trump's transition team weeks before the inauguration that he...


Labour 'civil war' will make SNP real Westminster opposition - Nicola Sturgeon

It came after Brexit Secretary David Davis dismissed an SNP proposal for Scotland to join Efta to stay in the single market as part of the United Kingdom after ...


Ian Brady dies at 79, refused to reveal victim Bennett's location

Moors Murderer Ian Brady's body will not be released until assurances are given that his ashes will not be scattered on Saddleworth Moor, where he buried at lea...


Paging James Comey: Some congressional Russian Federation investigators struggle to reach Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., a former US attorney. He added: "Whether there are mitigating circumstances remains to be seen". Moreover, those seeking to compare ...


Flood ravaged Quebec won't be normal for a month

Almost 1,900 homes in 126 Quebec municipalities have been flooded, with more than 1,000 residents leaving the affected areas, the Canadian Press reported , add...


Trump faces fallout from Comey memo, intelligence concerns

House Republicans have mixed reactions to the surprise announcement that the Justice Department has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special ...


NAFTA demise fears fade as U.S. firms committed to Mexico -lobby

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been a boon for America's farmers and ranchers, and we must maintain a strong partnership between the USA an...


ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

On Tuesday night and Wednesday, House and Senate committees issued demands to the White House and the FBI for documents related to communications between the bu...


Erdogan Supporters in Violent Clash with Protesters in Washington

Witnesses told AFP that Turkish bodyguards pushed past a Washington police cordon outside the Turkish ambassador's residence and set about the protesters wi...


Nanaimo MLA says election uncertainty means anything is possible

We saw that in our polling where Green and NDP supporters were excited about their party's outlook and the Liberal supporters didn't share the same level of ent...


Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal in NC voter ID case

A month later, the Supreme Court declined to block the ruling, which prevented the state from enforcing the voter restrictions. Lawyers for the Republican-con...


Donald Trump did not threaten James Comey: White House

Trump confidants say Bannon has been marginalized on major decisions, including Comey's firing, after clashing with Kushner. Critics have assailed Trump for a...


PM Narendra Modi speaks to French President-Elect Macron

The economic policies of Macron, a former banker who at 39 will be the youngest president in the history of the Fifth Republic of France, differ significantly f...


Chelsea celebrates with a narrow win over Watford

The London club beat Watford 4-3 in front of a raucous home crowd and their penultimate home game of the season even saw club legend John Terry get on the sco...


Israel Lauds US Security Ties Following President Trump Disclosures

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman lauded security ties between the United States and his country, saying it would continue to be " unprecedented " ...


Trump, Netanyahu speak by phone amid intelligence uproar

Because of the explosive nature of the issue, Trump has put on hold a campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , a move favored b...


Canada's Montreal declares state of emergency after floods

Across Quebec, almost 1,900 homes have already been flooded across 126 towns and cities, CBC quoted authorities as saying. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vis...


Paul Ryan on Russian Federation investigation: 'We need the facts'

Mr Trump met Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, and the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak , at the White House on Wednesday last week. "Trump a...


EU lawmakers seek action over rights, rule of law in Hungary

This can be triggered by one third of Member States, by Parliament or by the Commission. The strongly-worded resolution states that "the developments in Hunga...


One Republican finally finds the courage to broach impeachment, rest remain silent

Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., said Comey's testimony before Congress is "an absolute necessity". Carlos Curbelo spoke out even before he did , pointing out on T...


Trump willing to try engagement with N. Korea "under right conditions"

She said: "Provocations from North Korea have grown far too common and far too unsafe to ignore". As a matter of fact, it's no secret that Beijing and Pyongya...


Russian Federation probe gets special prosecutor

A special counsel is empowered to conduct the investigation independent of the Justice Department hierarchy, with a dedicated staff of his choosing. The Justi...


Party leaders won't rule out or commit to a coalition

Clark also deflected questions about her role in the Liberal Party's loss of seats. "To me, the voters are never wrong and we got a result from the voters and...


Several Democratic Lawmakers Raise Trump Impeachment After Comey Memo

Yet U.S. allies and some members of Congress expressed concern bordering on alarm. Mr Mueller, whose appointment was announced by the Justice Department, will...


Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to make a new comedy-horror movie

If you're a fan of Spaced , Shaun of the Dead or anything that features geek royalty Nick Frost and Simon Pegg, then prepare for some awesome news. While the...


GST Council meeting to fix rates of goods, services

Finance Ministers, Finance Secretaries and taxation officials of various states and union territories are participating in the two-day meeting being held at the...


WH: Trump's Tweet on Comey Taping Their Conversation 'Not a Threat'

The tweet caused a stir in the U.S. media. He said Mr Comey told him three times - at a dinner and in two phone calls - that he was not. "Comey refused, say...


Czech PM accepts proposal for finance minister replacement

Babis has denied any wrongdoing and had refused to leave, but has come to accept his dismissal if his party chooses his successor. Zeman, his ally, has so far...


Trump lashes out at critics, 'naysayers,' unfair treatment

Mr. Trump says the 195 graduates at the academy in New London, Connecticut , could have gone to school anywhere and ended up with fewer responsibilities by c...