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Trump Administration Has Attacked Syria [Updating]

Gold traded above $1,267 an ounce, up more than 1%, in recent action. Introduced in the late 1970s, Tomahawk missiles are long-range cruise missiles that can be launched from Navy destroyers fro...

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European Union imposes additional sanctions on North Korea over nuclear, missile tests

Analysts say North Korea also might time nuclear and long-range rocket tests to the April 15 birthday of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung, the late grandfather of current leader Kim Jong Un. But while ...

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4 children among 9 civilians dead in US Syria strike

He said: "I think what Assad did is awful". President Trump responds The strikes follow a suspected chemical attack on rebel-held Idlib province, in which more than 70 people were killed. He said: "Th...

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U.S. launches missile strike against Syria after gas attack

Facing his biggest foreign policy crisis since taking office in January, Trump took the toughest direct United States action yet in Syria's six-year-old civil war, raising the risk of confrontation wi...

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Israel offers Russian Federation assistance after St. Petersburg metro attack

Meeting with the heads of security services from a regional alliance that includes most of Russia's Central Asian neighbors, President Vladimir Putin warned that terrorism remained a threat to all i...

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Russians arrest 3 in subway bombing case, defuse device

Six people have been detained in St Petersburg on suspicion of recruiting for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and aiding terrorist activity, Russian investigators said yesterday. Investigat...

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France's Marine Le Pen begins Russian Federation visit

Le Pen's meeting with Putin - their first, according to Moscow - comes a month before the first round of the French presidential vote and as she tries to boost her worldwide status by meeting with wor...

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Here's why Donald Trump's attacks on the media will keep working

Here's why Donald Trump's attacks on the media will keep working

Almost half of Democrats agree that the media favors their own party, which means most Americans think reporters have a liberal predilection. As Harry Enten of FiveThirtyEight explained in Februar...

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Netanyahu welcomes new USA ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

Netanyahu welcomes new USA ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

The Palestinians want the West Bank as well as the Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, areas captured by Israel in the 1967 war, as part of their hoped-for state. Trump himself has not explicitly endorsed ...

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North Korea presumably fires another ballistic missile - agency

The initial US and South Korean assessments indicated it was a KN-15 medium-range missile, whose first publicly known test in February was considered by many foreign experts as a potentially worrying ...

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Putin spokesman: Moscow's relationship with U.S. may be worse than Cold War

He made the remark while responding to his Finnish counterpart, who said he would be happy to receive the Russian and USA presidents in Finland. Putin's comments echo the same vehement denials made ...

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TMC MP argues over seating arrangement, delays Air India flight

TMC MP argues over seating arrangement, delays Air India flight

The passengers on board Air India flight from the Delhi to Kolkata flight, which was today delayed due to Trinamool Congress MP Dola Sen, said that she did not cooperate with the staff. As per rules, ...

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U.S. to boost military defence against N Korea: Trump tells Abe

Trump on Wednesday pledged to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the U.S. would "continue to strengthen its ability to deter and defend itself and its allies with the full range of its military c...

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Why Trump wants the U.S. to act more like China

Patrick Cronin, a China expert with the Center for a New American Security, said the Trump administration does not have "a reconciled trade and economic policy yet, and the differing views on China...

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Ndidi reminds me of Kante - Shakespeare

Ndidi reminds me of Kante - Shakespeare

He has overseen a turn in form that has seen Leicester reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League and begin to look more composed. "Our recruitment department take a real pat on the back for [...

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Kim Jong-nam's remains arrive in North Korea

Kim Jong-nam's remains arrive in North Korea

Police insisted that investigations into the Feb 13 murder allegedly ordered by Pyongyang would not be compromised by the release of the trio of North Koreans, including a senior diplomat, who had b...

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London Stock Exchange CEO accompanying British PM May in Saudi Arabia

London Stock Exchange CEO accompanying British PM May in Saudi Arabia

During the meeting at the Royal Palace, King Salman awarded the Prime Minister the Order of King Abdulaziz, an honour that has been bestowed previously on other leaders including David Cameron, Barack...

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Senate Republicans invoke 'nuclear option' to clear way for Gorsuch confirmation

The vote to approve the nuclear option changed the Senate filibuster rule for Supreme Court nominees so that only a simple majority of senators are needed to end debate and move to a final confirmat...

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For Trump, an overnight evolution on Syria

No Russian citizens had been hurt in the strikes, another lawmaker said, while Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the upper house's worldwide affairs committee, said it looked like Trump may have been b...

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Timeline of the Syrian civil war and U.S. response

The United States fired dozens of missiles on Friday at a Syrian airbase from which it said the chemical attack was launched. Trump had said the chemical attack crossed "many, many lines", and put t...

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Congress Reacts To Trump's Syria Missile Strike

The deaths sparked global outrage with many pointing the finger at the government of President Assad. "The U.S. intelligence community assesses that aircraft from Shayrat conducted the chemical weapon...

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Japan slams North Korean missile launch

North Korea launched a ballistic missile on the communist nation's east coast which landed into the sea off the Korean peninsula. It is likely to be an upgraded version of the submarine-launched mis...

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Got nothing: Trump says after first meeting with Xi Jinping

DAN SULLIVAN: It's when, not if, that North Korea is going to be able to range the continental United States with a intercontinental ballistic nuclear missile. The bilateral investment treaty mentione...

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ISIL Militants Attacked Syrian Army Positions Simultaneously with US Strike

ISIL Militants Attacked Syrian Army Positions Simultaneously with US Strike

Nasr al-Hariri, chief negotiator of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), said on Twitter that the strikes "in case they continue, would kick off a correct start in combating terrorism". The U.S. f...

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UP waives farm loans worth Rs. 36000 cr

UP waives farm loans worth Rs. 36000 cr

The BJP on Wednesday took a jibe at the Samajwadi Party-Congress coalition in Uttar Pradesh, saying both the parties differed in their opinions on the decision of the Yogi Adityanath government to wai...

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UN Condemns North Korean Missile Test

North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its east coast into the sea off the peninsula, South Korea's military said, ahead of a summit between USA and Chinese leaders who are set to discuss Pyongyan...

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USA attacks Syria airforce base

Navy fired 59 cruise missiles at the Shayrat Air Base in western Syria, in retaliation to the internationally condemned chemical weapons attack that killed more than 70 civilians in the town of Khan S...

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USA missiles strike Syria regime airbase

The Syrian army said the attack "undermines the operation of combating terrorism that the Syrian Arab Army is carrying out". "This step by Washington inflicts considerable damage to US-Russia relati...

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Britain says it fully supports US strikes on Syria

The missiles were fired from two US destroyers in the eastern Mediterranean and hit the airbase at approximately 3:45 a.m. The Pentagon says the USA took extraordinary measures to avoid civilian cas...

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Truck drives into crowd of people in Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm-based journalist Peter Wolodarski said: "It's a pedestrian area in the main shopping district in central Stockholm so a lot of people would be there on Friday afternoon". "We stood inside ...

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N.Korea fires ballistic missile, US says clock has now run out

N.Korea fires ballistic missile, US says clock has now run out

A White House official also said on Tuesday that "all options are on the table" for the U.S., though the official would not say what steps Trump was willing to take to curb dictator Kim Jong-un's purs...

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Ratings agency Fitch downgrades South Africa

Ratings agency Fitch downgrades South Africa

Fitch says the reshuffle, in which widely respected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was sacked, will further discourage companies from investing in South Africa. The government has on many occasions ...

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United States strike overdue, says Australian Syrian

United States strike overdue, says Australian Syrian

The Syrian Defense Ministry also added that this strike puts the United States as an ally of such terrorist groups as Daesh and Jabhat Fatah al Sham (formerly known as the al-Nusra Front). The attack ...

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USA warns of unilateral action if United Nations fails to act on Syria

USA warns of unilateral action if United Nations fails to act on Syria

Nikki Haley's reception at the Women in the World Summit was far from diplomatic. Speaking in television interviews broadcast April 2, Nikki Haley contended there is no contradiction between he...

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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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