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Trump meets Irish PM at White House ahead of St. Patrick's Day

Kenny said: "We would like this to be sorted". "Mr Kenny also said he invited President Trump to come to Ireland and said, "[The President] hopes to do that during the course of his presidency". ...

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Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth

Researchers then use six measures to try to understand the results: gross domestic product per capita, life expectancy, support from relatives or friends, charitable giving, freedom to make life ch...

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Fire brigade will spray 'Ganga Jal' on CM residence in 2022: Akhilesh

Fire brigade will spray 'Ganga Jal' on CM residence in 2022: Akhilesh

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and current President of Samajwadi Party Akhilesh Yadav said on Saturday that his party will choose its next national president before September 30, triggering spec...

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Russian ex-lawmaker Voronenkov shot dead in Kiev

Voronenkov had been testifying in a case against former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, a Putin ally. Ukraine's president, Petro Poroshenko, confirmed in a statement on Thursday that " Vo...

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PM and Chinese Premier hold talks

Zheng said that annual China-Australia bilateral trade had exceeded $107 billion and bilateral investment exceeded $100 billion, and that the bilateral trade volume in the first two months of 2017 had...

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Two Russian Intelligence Agents Indicted Over Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Breach

Two Russian Intelligence Agents Indicted Over Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Breach

The blanket denial echoed statements the Kremlin has issued in response to allegations by USA intelligence officials that Russian Federation used hacks, leaks, and other methods to interfere in th...

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Trump overlooks his Obamacare promise

Trump overlooks his Obamacare promise

Or Obamacare stays", said Chris Collins, a top Trump ally in the House. However, despite intense lobbying this week from both the White House and Republican leaders, including House Speaker Paul...

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Dozens detained seeking answers about Belarus mass arrests

Dozens detained seeking answers about Belarus mass arrests

The authoritarian Lukashenko put off imposition of the tax last week but refused to bow to protesters' demands that he abolish the charge of about 360 rubles ($191) a year per person on those deemed...

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Syrian army responsible for Idlib school bombing, 21 children killed

Syrian army responsible for Idlib school bombing, 21 children killed

Numerous casualties are reported, many of them are in serious condition. On March 11, the Syrian capital was rocked by a deadly terror attack. "While security forces were searching people, as we h...

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Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants

Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants

The two Malaysian seamen - 45 years-old Tayudin Anjut and the 62 years-old Abdurahim bin Sumas, were abandoned by the gunmen before dawn near their coastal forest hideout on the Pata Island, where wer...

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Crews set to load ferry onto transport ship

Several relatives watched the much-anticipated complex operation, one of the largest raisings of an entire ship ever attempted, unfolding from a boat near the site. Bereaved families have been calling...

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Syrian troops counter-attack after Damascus rebel incursion

Syrian troops counter-attack after Damascus rebel incursion

Syria's air force responded with raids on opposition positions while rebels shelled the Abbasids and Tijara neighbourhoods near Jobar, a few kilometres (miles) from the city centre. Government jets po...

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UN condemns North Korea tests which contribute to nukes

UN condemns North Korea tests which contribute to nukes

The U.S. has rejected it because it accepts China's positions on Taiwan as well as rebellious Hong Kong and Tibet. Sanctions have not, however, had the intended effects, as North Korea has since p...

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Turkish ruling party moves to end European campaigning

On Monday, Merkel once again called on Turkey to stop the Nazi comparisons and said Berlin reserved the right to block future appearances by Turkish officials if they did not comply with Germa...

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Donald Trump attacks Planned Parenthood ahead of crucial Obamacare repeal vote

Donald Trump attacks Planned Parenthood ahead of crucial Obamacare repeal vote

Mark Meadows, who heads the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said after a White House meeting with Vice President Mike Pence that his group had more than enough members to stop the bill from passing...

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South Korea to hold vote on May 9 to pick Park's successor

Park's lawyer said Wednesday she would "cooperate" with the probe. A Cheong Wa Dae spokesman denied she had abandoned her dogs, and told Reuters that they were left at the palace partly because it...

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Paris airport attacker had drugs, alcohol

He was shot dead by two other soldiers after a scuffle. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu). Members of the RAID, (Research, Assistance, Intervention and Deterrence), France's elite police force, leave Orly ...

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Iraqi troops push into area around symbolic Mosul mosque

Iraqi troops push into area around symbolic Mosul mosque

As many as 600,000 civilians may be caught inside the city with the militants. Thousands have escaped in recent days. "We are a few hundred meters from the mosque now, we are advancing on al-Nuri". ...

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Israeli arrested for bomb threats on Jewish institutions

Israeli arrested for bomb threats on Jewish institutions

The 19-year-old youth holds a dual Israeli and USA citizenship, Xinhua news agency reported . Investigators were removing items from the suspect's home in southern Israel. "Investigating hate cri...

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Taskin Ahmed Becomes 5th Bangladesh Bowler to Take ODI Hat-trick

Taskin Ahmed Becomes 5th Bangladesh Bowler to Take ODI Hat-trick

Lasith Malinga has three hat tricks while Pakistan's Wasim Akram and Saqlain Mushtaq and Sri Lanka's Chaminda Vaas are the three bowlers with multiple hattricks to their names. Similar to the run ou...

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Chinese premier warns Australia against protectionism

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, left, receives a hongi, a traditional Maori greeting, from Maori elder Professor Piri Sciascia at Government House in Wellington , New Zealand, Monday, March 27, 2017. The...

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China premier calls for return to talks on Korean nukes

Li said, "We don't wish to see a trade war breaking out between the two countries". Addressing a news conference at the end of the annual meeting of China's parliament, Li said that "substantive pro...

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UN chief Antonio Guterres accuses South Sudan's government of ignoring famine

UN chief Antonio Guterres accuses South Sudan's government of ignoring famine

President Kiir's government recently increased foreign work permit fees a hundredfold to $10,000. Tens of thousands have been killed in the civil war that began in December 2013 between those loyal ...

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Amber Alert issued after child abduction in Minnesota

Amber Alert issued after child abduction in Minnesota

Authorities say the child was found at East 32nd Street and Clinton Avenue South in Minneapolis, a short drive from where the child was taken. The Amber Alert was initially sent out around 8 a.m. Th...

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Scottish leader softens stance on possible independence vote timing

Prime Minister Theresa May shot down this timetable , saying it's "not the right time" for another referendum with Brexit talks on fast approaching, but did not rule out a future Scottish independenc...

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European Union 'will die', says French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen

European Union 'will die', says French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen

Front National (FN) leader Le Pen has previously said that she admires Putin as a leader. "The French banks have lent to all the presidential candidates except for me". And without a majority in parli...

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Ivanka Trump Sued for Alleged 'Unfair Competition' by Clothing Rival

Jamie Gorelick , her attorney, said Trump will serve as her father's " eyes and ears " while giving broad-ranging advice to the president. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka will take up off...

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10 injured in explosion on erupting Mount Etna volcano

10 injured in explosion on erupting Mount Etna volcano

The Catania Today website reported that at least three volcanologists were on the volcano when the explosion occurred just before noon, and that some were injured. Departures will continue as schedu...

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Talks End Without Agreement On Israeli Settlements

Talks End Without Agreement On Israeli Settlements

Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov told the council on Friday. A White House statement issued Thursday night at the conclusion of four days of talks between Israeli and USA officials in Washing...

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Gavin Newlands MP Calls for the PM to respect Scottish Democracy

Closing the SNP's spring conference in Aberdeen on Saturday afternoon, the first minister was defiant and warned May that blocking an independence referendum would "shatter beyond repair" the unio...

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EU companies can ban wearing of religious symbols: top court

EU companies can ban wearing of religious symbols: top court

The ruling Tuesday by the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg also said that customers can not simply demand that workers remove headscarves if the company has no policy barring religious symbol...

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US embassies ordered to identify population groups for tougher visa screening

US embassies ordered to identify population groups for tougher visa screening

However, the cables do illustrate a renewed focus on the vetting of visa applicants by the DOS, including the potential review of visa applicants' social media, Maryland-based Murthy law firm, which...

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Kim Jong-nam's body to be released to his family in Macau

Kim Jong-nam's body to be released to his family in Macau

THE remains of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader who was assassinated in Malaysia in February, will be repatriated to his family in Macau. The Seoul office's current si...

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NSW boy's body found near drain

NSW boy's body found near drain

Police have found the body of 11-year-old Ryan Teasdale in a creek bed. He was with more than a dozen other children, including his older brother, police said. Ryan's older brother raised the alarm ...

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Tillerson tells coalition partners against Isis 'more' is needed from them

Tillerson tells coalition partners against Isis 'more' is needed from them

We need your support to keep our talented reporters, editors and photographers holding government accountable, looking out for the public interest, and separating fact from fiction. President Donald T...

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