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Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

A least 300 more Palestinian prisoners joined the hunger strike in Israeli jails which started on the 17th of April by almost 1500 prisoners. Israeli offi...


Traffic lines on Columbia represent National Police Week

The service, which honors law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty previous year, marks the start of National Police Week . Across the country p...


China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct

China claims most of the sea, a key waterway for global shipping, and has reclaimed disputed reefs and installed military facilities on them. "Both sides agr...


President Zuma congratulates the President of Iran on his election victory

In a news conference broadcast live on state TV today, Hassan Rouhani said the Iranian nation has chose to be powerful and our missiles are for peace and defe...


Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Trump and his aides have repeatedly threatened to withhold the assistance - known as cost-sharing reduction payments, or CSRs - a move that health insurers war...


South Korean troops open fire projectile North Korea

South Korea fired warning shots at an unidentified "projectile" that flew over the border from the North, its military said. "It is the United States' hostile...


Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports

Which has a parallel in Trump's bypassing American media while allowing Russian media inside the Oval Office, when he met with Kislyak and Russian Minister of F...


Four Indonesian soldiers killed, eight injured at South China Sea training

Bolivar said there has been positive momentum in the last few days including the finalization of the draft framework of the Code of Conduct and the start of t...


USA to arm Syrian Kurds fighting ISIS

Syrian Kurdish fighters on Wednesday welcomed the Trump administration's announcement that it will provide them with heavier arms in order to battle the Islami...


Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe, decries 'witch hunt'

Former FBI Director James Comey now believes that President Donald Trump was trying to influence his judgment about the Russian Federation probe, a person f...


Indian Army destroys Pakistan posts along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

He didn't give details but shared a video clip showing what looked like a forested area being bombed and smoke and fire billowing up after the explosion. "This ...


Hassan Rouhani re-elected as Iranian president

A massive billboard featuring the Iranian flag and urging citizens to vote loomed above the square. The re-elected Rouhani will also have to navigate a tricky...


Crude Oil Prices Increase Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

Ahead of this weeks OPEC meeting Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia proposed extending the cut for another nine-months to help address an oversupply that c...


Justin Trudeau photobombs Vancouver students at prom

Canada's Prime Minister was photographed over the weekend while out running and accidently made his way into a frame of high schoolers en route to their school ...


Rape charges dropped but Assange faces arrest in Britain

Prosecutors first interviewed Assange in November past year in the Ecuadorian embassy. According to reports from Sweden, the Swedish prosecution has said th...


Irish finance minister to step down when PM goes next month

However, as he made his first public appearance since the start of the Fine Gael leadership race Mr Varadkar said he is now in it for the long haul. He did no...


Daly refuses to say who he's backing in FG leadership race

Simon Coveney at his leadership campaign kick off rally in Cork's Capitol building tonight (Saturday) where over 400 party members, senators and TDs turned out ...


North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile US policy

The Choson Sinbo said new South Korean President Moon Jae-in should take "proactive steps" to create a starting point where inter-Korean relations can make a tu...


WH Official: NYT, WaPo Reports Are 'Coordinated Attack' on Trump

In a statement Friday evening, the Republican chairman and top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee said Comey has agreed to publicly testify in ...


Iran state TV declares Rouhani victor in vote for 2nd term

In his first speech after the vote, Rouhani thanked reformist figurehead Mohammad Khatami. One reason for this high turnout was the reports that the hardlin...


Prince Harry Brings Girlfriend Meghan Markle to Wedding Fest

But the U.S. actress failed to appear before cameras. Kate Middleton had to pull double duty as both Pippa's sister and mother to Prince George and Princess ...


Chelsea Manning released from prison

The Army is allowing her to live where she pleases - still on active duty but under a special, unpaid status. Ms Manning's sentence was commuted by for...


Why Macron Won The French Presidential Race

She has spent the past six years as president of the National Front single-mindedly focused on one objective: Erasing the stain of her party's association with ...


Palestinians hold general strike ahead of Trump's arrival

Dozens of Palestinians were hurt today in the occupied West Bank and Gaza during clashes with Israeli forces after marches backing hunger-striking prisoners ...


Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election

Hardliners have resisted such openness, arguing that the West can not be trusted. In Tehran and across Iran, there were jubilant scenes as thousands of Rouhan...


Sea lion grabs young girl off wharf

The incident happened in Richmond, near Vancouver, Canada. But this tranquil scene is shattered when the sea lion leaps out of the water and grabs the little...


Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir appeared to channel President Trump in his opening remarks at a joint press conference with Secretary of State Rex Tillers...


Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP

Almost all the other 20 members of Apec had requested bilateral meetings, United States officials said. The agreement shuddered to a halt soon after President...


Bulletin: Comey Hearing Scheduled For Next Wednesday At 9:30 A.M.

That's now expected to happen. He says he hopes Comey's testimony will answer some of the questions that have arisen since Comey was suddenly dismissed last w...


Syria says US airstrike killed several soldiers near Jordan

A bulldozer and a tank were hit, but US officials said it was unclear on Thursday whether they had struck the Syrian army or just militias allied with the gov...


Defence deal with Saudi to counter 'malign Iranian influence': Tillerson

However, officials from the Saudi-led Arab coalition said they intercepted and destroyed the projectile about 200km west of the capital. According to official...


Incumbent President Rouhani wins Iranian elections

With nearly all votes counted, Rouhani looked to have an insurmountable lead with 22.8 million votes - or 59 percent - compared to 15.5 million for his hardline...


Corbyn: A proper debate has to include the Prime Minister

However the debate on ITV didn't feature Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn - who both refused to attend. Mr Farron, defending his party's proposal for a second Eu...


Sydney girl lured to US for sex home again

The girl said in January she met a man in her home country who offered to bring her to Australia as his cleaner and in April they travelled together via Paris...


Trusts were told about security patch last month — NHS cyberattack

On Monday NHS Digital said it had posted a patch to prevent such an attack on 25 April and that the WannaCry incident would have been prevented if all NHS ...


Melania Trump skips headscarf as she arrives in Saudi Arabia

Trump waved from the doorway after Air Force One touched down and before descending the staircase with first lady Melania Trump. A few hours later, Trump twee...


Trump's Russian Federation claims under scrutiny

Senators said Mr Rosenstein steered clear of specifics while making clear Mr Mueller has wide latitude to pursue the investigation wherever it leads, potentiall...


Under fire at home, Trump launches first foreign trip in Saudi

For Riyadh the visit is an opportunity to rebuild ties with a key ally, which were strained under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama who Sunni Arab Gulf states su...


Woman march in Venezuelan capital against socialist govt

With tension at a boiling point, rumours broke out online that jailed opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez had died in prison. It is noted that the women, led by ...


Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions

The projections come despite the government deciding to jettison $13 billion in savings measures previously embarked upon by the Coalition government under the ...


Total annihilation: Mattis maps out the path ahead against ISIS

Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford) and myself, and I expect it'll go to decision very very soon". "We have accelerated the campaign and that's shown up cle...


New footage shows Turkish president watching Washington brawl

A firebrand USA senator has advocated for Turkey's Ambassador Serdar Kilic's removal of diplomatic credentials after what he called " thuggish " clashes in fr...


Assange Rape Inquiry Is Dropped but His Legal Problems Remain Enormous

As NPR's Frank Langfitt reports, Assange has remained at the Ecuadorean Embassy for years out of fear that an extradition to Sweden would spell another extradit...


Trump welcomes Colombia's president to the White House

As Colombia's five-decade conflict with Marxist rebels winds down, President Juan Manuel Santos is battling to keep Washington's interest in the country that ...


South Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

It went on to call on Pyongyang to phase out its nuclear and missile program and enforce a total ban on nuclear and missile tests, arguing that the development ...


Who Is the Feds' 'Significant Person of Interest' at the White House?

The Post said the person under investigation was close to the President, but did not identify them. Calling the investigation "a witch hunt", Trump said: "T...


General Election 2017: Time running out to register to vote

Blackpool Council has also seen a 400 per cent rise in people visiting its elections website in the time. If you are a registered postal voter, you will be se...


Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director

The former CT senator flashed a thumbs-up as he left the White House after the interview Wednesday, saying he and Trump had a "good meeting". President Donal...


The Trump campaign had 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

After the White House first announced that the firing was not related to the alleged ties with Russia, President Trump told NBC News anchor Lester Holt in an in...


Reviewing the status of Saudi women

Women's rights activists say the memo, which has been circulating in government offices this week, codifies the rights of Saudi women to access a job, higher ed...