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Crude Prices Jump after US Strikes on Syria

Crude Prices Jump after US Strikes on Syria

Brent crude gained as much as 2.2% to $56.08 a barrel on London's ICE futures exchange, the first move above $56 since March 7, as tensions grew over the potential for a supply shock. Trump ordered th...

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Iraqi state-run TV says Islamic State second-in-command killed in airstrike

The US-led anti-Islamic State coalition said it was unable at the moment to confirm the information that was reported earlier in the day by Iraqi state-run TV. into killing civilians in Mosul. "Why ...

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Putin says US strikes on Syria illegal, harm US-Russia ties

The airfield was the second most important for Syria's air force, Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP , after the Latakia airbase in Mr. Assad's coastal heartland, where Russian Federation ...

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Under Investigation, Head of House Russia Probe, Steps Aside

He also chairs the House Committee on Agriculture and is a member of the Armed Services Committee. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence an...

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South Africans hold nationwide protests against Zuma

South Africans hold nationwide protests against Zuma

Meanwhile in Port Elizabeth, thousands of Nelson Mandela Bay residents gathered at the Vuyisile Mini Square outside the Port Elizabeth City Hall on Friday in solidarity with protesters around the coun...

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Passage of GST Bills a milestone in economic history: FinMin

The Centre has termed the approval of four supplementary bills related to the Goods and Service Tax (GST) in the Lok Sabha as historic and stated that the passage of the bills would bring India under ...

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Syria state TV claims USA strike killed 11 civilians, including 4 children

Syria state TV claims USA strike killed 11 civilians, including 4 children

It followed days of outrage at images of dead children and victims suffering convulsions from the suspected sarin gas attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun. actions in Syria as aggression aga...

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Truck crashes into Sweden store; 3 dead reported

Currently, the crime scene and the area around the Central Station in the centre of Stockholm is still cordoned off. All subway traffic was halted on orders from the police. Terrorists also carried ...

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Uhuru eulogises SA anti-apartheid activist Kathrada as courageous liberator

Kathrada was among those tried and jailed alongside Mandela in the Rivonia trial in 1964, which drew worldwide attention to the brutalities of the apartheid regime. These eight included Nelson Mand...

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Senate confirms Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch

Senate confirms Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch

The soon-to-be justice is also a conservative who adheres to numerous same positions that Scalia did. "He's going to make the American people proud", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., s...

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Memorial Gathering to Take Place at St. Petersburg Metro Station on Thursday

There is no evidence the detainees, who are citizens of Central Asian countries, are in any way linked to Monday's bomb attack on a St Petersburg metro train, Russia's state investigative committee ...

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Lindsay Lohan flaunts 'burkini' at Thai beach, reignites conversion rumours

Lindsay Lohan flaunts 'burkini' at Thai beach, reignites conversion rumours

Her head was covered with a black hood, which also concealed her ears. The 30-year-old actress was vacationing in the Southeast Asian country, and the modest attire was captured by a photographer. I...

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Tornadoes and apparent twisters, rain, hail around Southeast

Tornadoes and apparent twisters, rain, hail around Southeast

The impacted region - covering parts of Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kentucky - faced possible development of supercells throughout the day as very large hail and damaging straight-...

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Syria decries 'aggression' as United States launches cruise missiles

Syria decries 'aggression' as United States launches cruise missiles

Rubio later told NBC's TODAY Show that Trump should reach out to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as well as Turkey, to discuss ways to get Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down and c...

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United Nations council weighs compromise on Syria gas attack probe

United Nations council weighs compromise on Syria gas attack probe

The U.S. missiles hit at 8:45 p.m.in Washington, 3:45 Friday morning in Syria. Activists say the air base, hangars, fuel depot and aircraft were badly damaged. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavu...

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World Reacts to US Strike on Syrian Airfield

World Reacts to US Strike on Syrian Airfield

Syrian armed forces chief of staff General Ali Ayyoub said in a statement that six people had been killed in the strike, and a further seven injured. "Use of chemical weapons is appalling and should...

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IL members of Congress show rare bipartisan accord over Syrian missile strike

IL members of Congress show rare bipartisan accord over Syrian missile strike

The Obama administration threatened to attack Assad's forces after previous chemical attacks , but never followed through. "Tonight, I call on all civilised nations to join us in seeking to end...

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Trump is serving Xi Jinping a very, very basic state dinner

Anthony Ruggiero, an East Asia expert at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, said China may be more willing to accommodate Trump on trade and economic issues than on regional security issues, i...

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USA strike kills 9 civilians, 4 children -- Syria state media

USA strike kills 9 civilians, 4 children -- Syria state media

Echoing remarks from earlier this week, Peskov denied that Syrian President Bashar Assad was behind Tuesday's gruesome chemical attack, arguing instead that his air force struck a chemical arsenal hel...

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European Parliament approves Ukraine visa waiver

European Parliament approves Ukraine visa waiver

She also added that the move sends "another very strong message that Ukraine is a key partner for the European Union in the Eastern Partnership". Some states would also be unwilling to grant Ukrai...

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China's foreign currency reserves edge up in March

China's foreign currency reserves edge up in March

Reserves increased for the second consecutive month. Gold reserves value fell to $73.74 billion at the end of March, from $74.376 billion at end-February, data published on the People's Bank of Chin...

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Bridge collapse latest: Crews work to re-open Piedmont Rd. by Monday

I-85 fire suspect Basil Eleby is scheduled for his first court appearance at the Fulton County Jail Saturday morning around 11:00aET, according to Fulton County Sheriff's Office Public Affairs infor...

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Theresa May Probably Won't Go To War Over Gibraltar

Theresa May Probably Won't Go To War Over Gibraltar

Britain is annoyed with Spain and the European Union because the European Union has said Spain should have veto rights on any agreements regarding Gibraltar during the negotiations on Britain'...

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Cyclone Debbie: Deadly flooding on east coast of Australia

The storm, now downgraded to a tropical low, tracked over Queensland's central interior before moving southeast and driving squalls towards the state capital, Brisbane, causing flash floods and prompt...

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Macron Calls for Coordination on Syria Under UN Mandate Following US Strikes

Macron Calls for Coordination on Syria Under UN Mandate Following US Strikes

Russia's intervention in Syria since September 2015 has turned the balance of power in Assad's favor, and Moscow has used its veto power at the Security Council on several occasions to prevent sanctio...

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World gives support to USA air strike on Syria

Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, and children. Erdogan was quoted late on Thursday, before the US missile strike, as saying Turkey would welcome USA mil...

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Air India lifts travel ban imposed on lawmaker

Air India lifts travel ban imposed on lawmaker

Gaikwad had yet again tried to book tickets on Air India flights, but the airline rejected the booking. Gaikwad later boastfully claimed on TV he had hit the official 25 times with slippers. Air Ind...

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Russian police arrest 3 suspected of links to St. Petersburg subway bombing

Petersburg metro", the Prime Minister's Office said. Russian investigators on Tuesday said the bomb on the St. Petersburg subway was set off by a suicide bomber and identified him as Kyrgyz-born Russi...

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Ambassador Nikki Haley Press Conference

Nikki Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for April, briefs journalists on the Councils program of work for the month today at the...

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Russians Targeted Marco Rubio Candidacy, Senate Witness Testifies

Russians Targeted Marco Rubio Candidacy, Senate Witness Testifies

He said several Russians tied to the investigation into Kremlin disinformation activities have been killed in the past three months - not only in Russia, but in western countries as well. He question...

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Homs Governor: Strike Clear Sign US Backs Terrorists

Homs Governor: Strike Clear Sign US Backs Terrorists

Both of the airport's major runways were struck by missiles, and some of its 40 fortified bunkers were also damaged. The United States launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the airfield late Thurs...

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Theresa May and Donald Tusk to 'lower tensions' over Gibraltar

Theresa May and Donald Tusk to 'lower tensions' over Gibraltar

LONDON (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk is meeting Britain's leader for talks about the U.K.'s EU exit, a day after the European Parliament laid out tough guidelines for the divorce negot...

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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping makes friends over steak

After arriving at the Palm Beach International Airport, Xi and his wife, Peng Liyuan, were greeted by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. With a pair of broad smiles, the leaders of the world's two...

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JAMB rules out extension for registration

JAMB rules out extension for registration

He said: "I do not envisage any extension, let us utilise fully the time, now we have registered 40 per cent of the expected candidates as at this morning and today is just the second week that we sta...

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House Intel Chairman Rejects Calls to Recuse Self From Russia Probe

House Intel Chairman Rejects Calls to Recuse Self From Russia Probe

Nunes is starting to catch holy hell from across the political spectrum. Trump fired her over a separate issue - Yates told the Justice Department's attorneys not to defend in court Trump's order re...

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