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Turkish electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

Worldwide monitors for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reported a series of irregularities, including more than a million ballots cast w...


Almost 100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libya

The rest of the asylum seekers were picked up by the coast guard, the Phoenix - run by the Maltese Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) - the German NGO Sea Eye ...


Ex-South Korean President formally charged in corruption scandal

Park was removed from office and arrested in March after the South Korean parliament made a decision to impeach her for the scandals. With the indictment, the...


Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

In what Reuters and Fox News call a "rare" move, four top officials in President Trump's administration will brief the entire US Senate on Wednesday. "By 20...


Almost 100 missing after boat sinks off Libya

MSF tweeted: "How many people would have crossed if we weren't there today, Frontex? ". The number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean is down from its ...


North Korea threatens to sink U.S. aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson

After staging an assassination in Kuala Lumpur using VX nerve agent, North Korea responded to Malaysia's curtailing of diplomatic relations by detaining sever...


UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Isn't Ruling Out a Strike Against North Korea

Trump sent the carrier group for exercises in waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning, amid growing fears North Korea could conduct another nuclear test in...


Venezuela's unrest claims 21st victim as new protests loom

CARACAS , Venezuela - Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela's cities Monday, joining in si...


UK election: May says immigration target still at 100000

With only a slim majority in parliament, she hopes to strengthen her position ahead of complex Brexit negotiations. He added that the snap elections would a...


European Energy Firms to Finance 50% of Nord Stream 2 Project - Gazprom

About 30% of such financing will be covered by a long-term funding facility, expected to be drawn down by Nord Stream 2 AG in 2017. Gazprom will shoulder 50...


Trump Brands ABC, NBC Polls Fake News

The NBC/WSJ poll gave Trump low marks with 900 adult Americans who were polled for his handling of foreign policy and "being effective and getting things done"....


Spicer apologises for 'inexcusable' Hitler gaffe

He added: "I hope I showed that I understand that I did that and that sought people's forgiveness because I screwed up". The comments met the ire of at least ...


Venezuelans shut down roads and highways in protest

The confirmed death would bring to 11 the number killed in a month of unrest that has seen politically-motivated shootings and daily clashes between security fo...


Wall Street rallies after French election

In what appeared to be an attempt to broaden her appeal to voters ahead of the final round, Le Pen said late on Monday she was taking "a leave of absence" from ...


North Korea showcases new long-range, submarine-based missiles

For his part, President Trump posted a tweet Tuesday in which he said the North is " looking for trouble ". Another missile launch or nuclear test "can't be r...


USA considers laptop ban on United Kingdom flights

But UK Government insiders have claimed the US President may extend this rule to Europe in a move hoped to curb terror attacks. British security chiefs have r...


Oppose candidates who back Brexit at any cost, Blair urges

The soft Brexit position will be seen as an attempt to win pro-Remain voters from the Liberal Democrats. May has said that she favors a clean break - leav...


In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

The White House said in a brief statement today that Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed the "urgency of the threat posed by North Korea". Kenji...


Divisions, protests erupt at German nationalist convention

The decision appears to reflect a growing split among its leading figures. During Saturday's Cologne protests, Catholic bishop Kardinal Rainer Maria Woel...


North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

Possibly complicating matters, North Korea detained an American citizen in Pyongyang over the weekend. It is also believed to be preparing a sixth nuclear wea...


Democrats: Dropping Border Wall Demand Will Lead to Budget Deal

He has suggested a revamped version of the Republican health care plan, which failed to hit the House floor for a vote last month, could be introduced this week...


Tony Blair advises voters to consider supporting the Lib Dems or Tories

It would also seek an early deal on transitional arrangements to smooth the way for the UK's departure in 2019. Lord Mandelson, who sits on the Open Britain b...


Poll gives UK May's Conservatives commanding lead ahead of June election

But he appeared to be sailing dangerously close to Labour party rules which ban members from supporting candidates from rival political parties. "A Labour app...


S.Korea protests Japan's diplomatic report

The paper also condemned a visit by a group of South Korean lawmakers to the East Sea islets of Dokdo a year ago. Japan has called on Seoul to implement the dea...


As Day 100 Nears Trump Prepares For Busy Week

Forty-two percent of people in an ABC/Washington Post poll said they approved of Trump's performance so far, while 53% said they disapproved. President Trum...


North Korea says it is ready to strike United States aircraft carrier

There have been fears that North Korea will use the anniversary as an excuse to carry out another missile test at a time of heightened tensions between the USA ...


USA 'will honour' refugee deal with Australia that Trump called 'dumb'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, second right, speaks with Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, third left, during a lunch reception for Australian and U.S...


Seattle Police Department Confirms 3 Officers Were Shot, 1 Suspect Killed

KIRO 7 reports that the incident began when the teens allegedly stole a 12 pack of Heineken, a bag of Chester's Fries chips, a tube of BBQ Pringles, a box of ch...


Michelle Obama looks just like an Egyptian queen in this controversial mural

Fast forward to April 2017, when a strikingly similar, if not identical, image was mounted as a mural in Chicago's South Side neighborhood ― just two blocks fro...


Aaron Hernandez's Sexual Orientation May Have Been Motive For Odin Lloyd Murder

It appears Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, Aaron Hernandez's fiancée, is considering legal action against Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, where the former New...


Who won the London Marathon 2017? Results, prize money and more

The Wheelchair race will start off first at 9am, with the Paralympic runners next as part of the IPC Athletics Marathon World Cup. The World Marathon Majors o...


American Airlines Flight Attendant "Violently" Takes a Stroller From Mother of Twins

Another ugly incident took place, this time on an American Airlines flight. There is no video of this alleged incident, but several passengers whipped out s...


North Korea threatens to launch full-out nuclear war

North Korea's latest missile test fizzled last weekend, but it had two nuclear test explosions and 24 ballistic missile tests past year. North Korea often mar...


U.S. tech industry optimistic on H1B visa reforms

Whilst the H-1B visa program is utilised predominately by the tech industry, STEM subjects and manual work, the program has come under significant criticism in ...


Budget crisis threatens USA shutdown

The administration has made threats that Trump wouldn't sign a spending bill that doesn't include the funding, even though it's highly unlikely the Democrats wo...