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Ontario tries to temper rising Toronto home prices with new tax

Sydney, Singapore and Hong Kong have also introduced foreign buyers taxes. The initial signs were that Toronto would not to go down that road. Foreigners who ...


North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

The nuclear-powered U.S. submarine USS Michigan also made a port call at Busan in the South on Tuesday in another show of force. South Korea's Office of the J...


Trump Predicts 'Big Effect' From Paris Attack on French Election

Molins identified the attacker during a news conference Friday as Karim Cheurfi, a 39-year-old who had a long police record that included a previous attempted a...


Sukma Naxal attack a challenge, no one will be spared: Rajnath Singh

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and various politicians condemned the brutal attack. "PM Modi delivered another crushing blow when he p...


French election: Gloves off as Le Pen aide calls Emmanuel Macron 'arrogant'

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is getting support from all sides of the political spectrum, as some fear what the country would be like under his...


Tom Hardy 'chases down moped thief in London'

After the Hollywood-esque chase, Tom reportedly managed to successfully catch the moped bandit, declaring: "I caught the c*nt!", before handing him over to the ...


Fears engulf French election after policeman shot in Paris

A second man, suspected of being linked to the shooting, surrendered himself in Belgium. In Sunday's first round of the presidential election, following a div...


Presidential election could lead to rioting in French cities, intelligence agencies warn

The two top will go through to a run-off on May 7. Meters from the polling station where Le Pen was heading to vote, several feminist activists from the Femen...


United States submarine makes South Korea port call, North remains defiant

Trump also took a jab at the United Nations for ignoring threats like North Korea "for far too long". From Reuters: South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported ...


Pres. Trump slams first 100 days construct after repeatedly embracing it

President Donald Trump at a "Thank You Tour" rally held at the Giant Center Hershey, Pennsylvania, December 15, 2016. THE FACTS: That's an oversimplificat...


AIADMK symbol case: Middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar to be produced in court today

Along with Dinakaran's personal assistant, Janardhan, CBI also quizzed his friend Mallikarjuna, who has been accompanying him everywhere since Sukesh was arrest...


Sadiq Khan: General Election is last chance to stop Tories' Hard Brexit

Pro-EU campaigners have named 20 Brexit-backing MPs they hope to oust from their seats at the general election, in a last-ditch bid to derail Theresa May's plan...


Islam, Quran, Mecca: China Bans Dozens of Muslim Names for Babies

After banning "abnormal" beards or a full veil, China banned Islamic names for babies in Muslim-majority Xinjiang region, which is home to the Muslim Uighur eth...


Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

FILE - In this April 5, 2017 file photo , Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of NY takes a question during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washingto...


FTSE 100 watch: Footsie rallies amid French election relief

Macron's electoral trick has been to persuade enough of the losers - mainly white-collar but to a greater extent than predicted blue-collar voters as well - th...


North Korea reportedly conducts massive liver-fire drill amid tensions

It previously suggested that plans were being drawn up for the evacuation of thousands of Japanese citizens from South Korea in the event of a conflict. Represe...


Gorsuch's Arrival at SCOTUS Lethal for Arkansas Death-Row Inmates

Lee's execution was part of Arkansas' plan to put eight men to death in the span of 11 days. Ledell Lee, the first inmate to be executed in Arkansas since 200...


Britain's Labour to guarantee European Union citizens' rights if wins election

Kelly Tolhurst, reiterated that people who voted for Ukip in the 2015 General Election , must now vote for the Conservatives to deliver Brexit . Apart from ...


Donald Trump Has the Lowest Approval Rating Since 1945

Spicer said the White House was playing host but not organizing the briefing. Saturday will be day 100 of Donald Trump's presidency and the week is already ...


Trump Will Work With Any French President Elected - Spokesman

She denounced "the old and completely rotten Republican Front" - the coalition of mainstream parties allied against her. She has made it through to the final ...


Arkansas carries out first double execution in U.S. since 2000

Jones and Williams were scheduled to be executed 75 minutes apart Monday evening at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner, Arkansas, about 80 miles southeast of Li...


Trump Calls for Tougher UN Sanctions Against North Korea

Japan's envoy on North Korea, Kenji Kanasugi, said after talks with his US and South Korean counterparts that they all agreed China should take a concrete role ...


US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming Taliban

The city of Kabul can be seen at sundown from the rear deck of a U.S. Army helicopter as it departs Resolute Support headquarters with U.S. Defense Secretary Ja...


Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas is 'resting' after reuniting with her family

Thomas is receiving mental health treatment from experts on emotional trauma, Whatley said in the statement, which was obtained by AL.com's news partner WHNT-1...


Entire U.S. Senate invited to North Korea briefing

Security Council resolutions, and hopes "all parties will exercise restraint and avoid aggravating the situation" on the Korean Peninsula, China's official broa...


UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, representing the EU at the pledging conference today in Geneva said: "The EU is...


France urged to reject Le Pen in French presidential vote run-off

She noted that Algerians who had served French colonialism had been treated badly by forcing them to live in "uninhabitable camps" in France. French presi...


N Korean media issue threat to 'wipe out' US

Pyongyang's rhetoric intensifies every spring, when the US and South Korea hold joint exercises it sees as rehearsals for an attack on the North. While White Ho...


All set for April 16 Turkish Constitutional Referendum for replacing Parliamentary system

Although the death penalty has not been in effect since 1984, Turkey abolished the capital punishment in 2004 as a part of reforms to ease Turkey's accession ...


Trump to Italian PM, US has no Role in Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday hailed Italy's contributions to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and its efforts seeking stability in Liby...


Indonesian prosecutors demand Christian Governor Ahok be jailed if he offends again

Mr Purnama is now on trial on blasphemy charges. While Baswedan himself has taken a step back from the aggressive rhetoric of the first half of the campaign, ...


Trump to Astronaut: 'Better you than me' to drink recycled urine

The oldest woman ever in space, Ms Whitson also set a record for most space walks by a female astronaut last month, when she floated outside the space station f...


Marine Le Pen stepping down from Front National in SHOCK move

Jostling with him for first place is Le Pen , 48, who moved her father's National Front from unacceptable in polite society to the centre of the conversation -...


US Carrier Strike Group Joined By Japanese Warships for Philippine Sea Exercise

North Korea has continued its show of defiance, detaining a third USA citizen, Tony Kim, on Saturday. DPRK stands for the North's official name, the Democrati...


In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over N. Korea

US envoy for North Korea Joseph Yun says he and his counterparts from Japan and South Korea agreed to coordinate "all actions" on North Korea. US officials ha...