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Can't take suo moto action against MP for assault, says Speaker

The first-time lawmaker also said he had made Parliament "proud", when asked if his act has brought shame to the temple of democracy. "Haan maine usko maara tha, usne badtameezi ki thi (Yes, I hit...

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White House's New Tactic On Former Campaign Chief: Manafort Who?

White House's New Tactic On Former Campaign Chief: Manafort Who?

The latest disclosure adds new intrigue as the FBI investigates whether Russian Federation attempted to influence last year's US presidential election in favor of Trump, and whether the Trump campaig...

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Former Russian lawmaker killed in Ukraine

Police chief says exiled former Duma MP Denis Voronenkov was likely the victim of a contract killing. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko blamed Russian Federation for what he said was a "cunning...

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What To Expect From Trump's Meeting With Chinese President

Nonetheless, the two leaders are meeting for a second day at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as planned Friday. While Trump would not say what he wants China to do specifically, he suggested there was a l...

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US attack killed nine civilians

US attack killed nine civilians

It said several others were injured. "The American strike against the killing tools used by Bashar al-Assad is the first step on the correct path to combating terrorism and we hope it will continue"...

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France's Fillon says would launch probe into Hollande if elected

National Front leader Le Pen is ahead with 26 percent of public support, while Macron came in second with 24 percent of projected votes, the survey's results revealed. Le Pen said she had "not voted...

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United Kingdom police, Muslim youths link hands to mark London attack

Last Wednesday 52-year-old Briton Khalid Masood deliberately drove a auto into pedestrians along Westminster Bridge, injuring more than 50 people and killing three. Dr Wilcox said to the families wh...

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Liverpool forward Mane set for knee surgery, out for season

The Liverpool manager has a healthy admiration for Eddie Howe, but on Wednesday, he will have been sick of the sight of him and his relentless team, who managed an 87th-minute equaliser to draw 2-2 at...

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Shotgun downplays Tarun Vijay's remark, says there is nothing 'black and white'

Shotgun downplays Tarun Vijay's remark, says there is nothing 'black and white'

BJP leader Tarun Vijay on Friday stirred a massive controversy with his racist remarks against South Indians. So if we were racists, why would we be living with these black people. Vijay apologised fo...

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United Airlines criticised for banning girls wearing leggings from flight

Who is your gate agent policing girls clothing? "This behaviour is sexist and sexualizes young girls". "I think that if you're flying on a friends and family pass and you know they have certain r...

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Celebrities and Politicians React to Donald Trump Launching Missile Attack on Syria

The Foreign Ministry also released a statement , saying that it views US strike on Assad airbase "very positively", and pledged to support efforts to ensure accountability crimes committed by such ac...

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EU expands sanctions against North Korea

The U.S. also will test avionics updates to the booster rocket built by Orbital ATK Inc. that carries an improved version of a hit-to-kill conventional warhead, Missile Defense Agency officials have s...

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Suspect in metro attack 'was duped'

Russia's Investigative Committee has reported detention of eight men suspected of involvement in the bombing of a train in St. Petersburg metro on Monday. People stand around candles showing the time ...

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Ratings boost: NCAA title game viewership up 30 percent

Ratings boost: NCAA title game viewership up 30 percent

Perhaps the most remarkable number to be gleaned from UNC's statistical profile is that in the span of six games, they raised their KenPom defensive efficiency rating (essentially, points per poss...

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Cyclone Debbie's days of destruction

Cyclone Debbie's days of destruction

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will travel to north Queensland to see the destruction wrought by Cyclone Debbie, after wild weather caused widespread damage across the state. Major flood warnings are a...

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Here's What Firing 59 Tomahawk Missiles at Syria's Airfield Cost

Here's What Firing 59 Tomahawk Missiles at Syria's Airfield Cost

Footage of people and children choking on the gas prompted outrage across the globe. But the chemical weapons attack seemed to spur a rethink. The strikes rattled global markets. President Reuven Ri...

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The US warned the Russians ahead of Syria missile strikes

Syria's government calls all armed groups "terrorists". A suspected poison gas attack on Tuesday in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria's Idlib province killed at least 86 people, includi...

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Syrian opposition backs US strike on army airbase

The move follows the reported chemical weapon attack on Syrians in the country's northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday. "Tonight I ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria fro...

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Impeached South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested

Impeached South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested

Park may not have come to this if she had acted differently. After her eight hour's worth of testimony, a judge at the Seoul District Court said there was sufficient evidence to arrest the former lead...

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Turkish autopsies confirm chemical weapons used in Syria attack that killed scores

Then, the US was poised to launch missiles from ships in the Mediterranean, targeting military airfields, command and control facilities and other key locations. US officials say Syrian government a...

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Ecuador: Moreno's win relief for Wikileaks Assange

Leftist candidate Lenin Moreno, left, and his running mate Jorge Glas. Earlier, a jubilant Lasso claimed victory and told supporters in Guayaquil that he would free political prisoners and heal divi...

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Defiant May rules out Brexit talks over Gibraltar's sovereignty

But Tusk has said he won't allow it to be a bargaining chip for a trade deal. "They don't want Britain to leave, not least because it sets a bad precedent and they're anxious that others might [thin...

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Read: Pentagon Statement On US Military Strike In Syria

Read: Pentagon Statement On US Military Strike In Syria

House and Senate lawmakers generally supported President Donald Trump's decision to strike against the Syrian government Thursday night, but cautioned Trump against unilaterally starting another war i...

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Republicans Trigger Nuclear Option on Neil Gorsuch Confirmation

A filibuster requires a super-majority of 60 votes in the 100-seat Senate in order to proceed to a simple majority vote on a Supreme Court nominee or legislation. The move will leave Congress even mor...

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USA consulted United Kingdom before Syrian strike - defence minister

USA consulted United Kingdom before Syrian strike - defence minister

Iran denounced the "destructive and dangerous" strike, the Students News Agency ISNA quoted a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying. The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter launches a tomahawk land a...

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Syria confirms airstrike on IS depot containing chemical weapons

Syria confirms airstrike on IS depot containing chemical weapons

Syria's foreign minister has said his country never used and will not use chemical weapons in Syria. The latest estimates claim that at least 72 people, including twenty children, were killed in the...

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Trump, Xi meet again -- in shadow of missile strikes on Syria

At Mar-a-Lago, Xi and his wife were instead presented a menu of pan-seared dover sole with champagne sauce and Thumbelina carrots, or dry-aged New York Strip steak with whipped potatoes. It also remai...

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Trump speaks after striking the Assad regime in Syria

It was last used by the Pentagon in October, when the military launched Tomahawks from the Red Sea at three coastal radar sites in Yemen after Houthi rebels there fired missiles at several USA shi...

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U.S. blasts Syria base with cruise missiles

No child of God should ever suffer such horror. Trump's decision to launch the strikes, the most significant military action of his young presidency, came almost four years after the USA first c...

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What to Know About the US Missile Attack on Syria

What to Know About the US Missile Attack on Syria

Nothing believed to contain chemicals weapons was targeted, and there were reportedly no Russian planes at the base. Andrew J. Tabler, an expert on Syria at the Washington Institute for Near E...

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South Africans gather for nationwide protests against Zuma

South Africans gather for nationwide protests against Zuma

The ANC on Wednesday rejected calls for Zuma to quit, and analysts doubted marches would shake the president. However, amid slow economic growth and political turbulence, South African banks have ...

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Sen. Bennet To Vote Against Gorsuch, A Fellow Coloradan

Schickler is the co-author of the 2006 book "Filibuster: Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate". Supreme Court filibusters are nearly unheard of in the Senate, but the confrontation is playin...

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Trump orders strikes on Assad airbase

Trump orders strikes on Assad airbase

Although they were still assessing the results on the strike, Captain Davis said initial indications were that it had "severely damaged or destroyed Syrian aircraft and support infrastructure and eq...

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Israel Aerospace Industries Signs Near $2 Billion Missile Deal With India

In what is the "largest defense contract in the history of Israel's defense industry", Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced Thursday that it signed a missile defense deal worth close to $2 bill...

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Summit Between China's Xi Jinping And President Trump Comes Amid Tensions

Trump is to pick the right fight, the ones that have more economic substance to them and where he can actually make progress", Prasad says. He said on Twitter last week that talks would be "difficult"...

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