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Vladimir Putin meets French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in Moscow

Vladimir Putin meets French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in Moscow

Gleb Pavlovsky, a political strategist who consulted for Kremlin in the past, said the coverage of the French campaign by Russian television stations reflects Putin's view that nationalist forces wi...

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Oil prices soar after US launches missile strike in Syria

Although Syria is limited in its oil production, its location as well as alliances with large producers of oil across the region mean that any slight escalation of their civil conflict has a pot...

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Fillon accuses French president of involvement in plot against him

Fillon accuses French president of involvement in plot against him

Macron, who did a stint as economy minister in the Socialist government before quitting to launch his own movement past year, has gate-crashed the presidential election and taken the lead in opinion p...

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NZ woman narrowly avoids being hit by speeding train

NZ woman narrowly avoids being hit by speeding train

Mr Craig said it was disturbing several others crossed before the woman as the bells rang. Footage showing a woman in New Zealand nearly being hit by a train has prompted Auckland Transport to war...

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President Trump says Susan Rice committed a crime in 'unmasking' his aides

President Trump says Susan Rice committed a crime in 'unmasking' his aides

There were occasions when I would receive a report in which a US person was referred to-name not provided, just a USA person-and sometimes in that context, in order to understand the importance of t...

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Fitch downgrades SA to junk status

Fitch reduced the foreign-currency rating to BB+, the highest non-investment grade, the company said in a statement on Friday, four days after S&P reduced its assessment. "The people of this country ...

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NYC trains still disrupted by ongoing work on damaged rails

The derailments have raised question about the quality and safety of the Northeast Corridor's tracks. Christie said that under a service agreement with Amtrak , NJ Transit recently agreed to make "si...

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Senate Republicans Repeal Filibuster Rule for Supreme Court Nominees

Senate Republicans Repeal Filibuster Rule for Supreme Court Nominees

Bush. (Senate Television via AP). Democrats insisted that Republicans could avoid the dramatic change by going back and trying to negotiate a consensus nominee. For the filibuster to end, the Senat...

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South Africans hold nationwide protests against President Jacob Zuma

It was critical that government and the governing African National Congress take heed as South Africa continued to slide backwards because of poor leadership and an inability to act in the national in...

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Sen. Kaine slams strikes against Syria, says it's start of war

This military action is a clear indication of the US President's extreme dependency on the opinion of the Washington establishment, the one that the new president strongly criticised in his inaugura...

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Reining in Pyongyang's Nuclear Ambitions: Washington and Beijing's Common Interests

But all-out violence has been largely contained for decades by a delicate diplomatic dance, despite North Korea's continued defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions and sanctions aimed at persuad...

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France's Fillon says government is behind media leaks against him

France's Fillon says government is behind media leaks against him

Beleaguered French presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday accused the country's socialist government of conspiring to sabotage his campaign by spreading damaging leaks about his financial ...

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Japan extends unilateral sanctions against N.Korea

North Korea has continued its threat against the US and South Korea despite several warnings from the global community. The Pentagon can defend against any North Korean missile threat, but Pyongyan...

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Oxford hold off Cambridge to win boat race

The course is 4 miles, 374 yards (6.8 kilometers) long. The 163rd University Boat Race will go ahead after a World War Two shell was removed from the River Thames. Oxford's Rebecca Esselstein made a...

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Sweden won't be cowed by 'heinous murderers': Swedish PM

Swedish public broadcaster SVT reported that a second man had been arrested and he had a connection to the previously arrested person. A truck rammed into people on a central Stockholm street be...

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Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting, say confrontation not inevitable

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "there was no kind of package arrangement discussed to resolve" tensions with North Korea, adding that Xi agreed the situation "has reached a very serious stage i...

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Syrian people do not want Assad in power: USA envoy to UN

Once the information comes out, "I expect that that will be handled accordingly", Haley said, without providing more specifics on actions the US may take. Haley denounced the Obama administration's ...

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Japan PM and Trump talk on NKorea

The comments by the president came weeks after Tillerson had also declared during a visit to Asia that the USA policy of "strategic patience has ended". US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has also ...

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Stockholm lorry attack suspect is 39yo Uzbekistani man

Stockholm lorry attack suspect is 39yo Uzbekistani man

Swedish broadcaster SVT said shots were fired at the scene, though it wasn't clear who fired them. Local authorities in the capital said early Saturday that six of the injured had been able to lea...

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'I blame the president': Fillon faults France's Hollande for scandal

'I blame the president': Fillon faults France's Hollande for scandal

Apart from allegations into the misuse of public funds to pay his wife and two daughters, who were also employed as parliamentary assistants, Fillon has been mired in a few other scandals. Who gives t...

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Facing Democrat Filibuster on Gorsuch, McConnell Invokes Nuclear Option

The rules change came after Senate Democrats successfully blocked his nomination with the filibuster in place. Gorsuch could end up serving for decades and Trump may gain more influence on the cou...

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Mass protests take place across South Africa against President Jacob Zuma

The ANC has also condemned pro-Zuma protesters who reportedly armed themselves with bricks outside the party's Luthuli House headquarters in Johannesburg. "The announcement by Fitch is noted by gov...

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Kamal Haasan Escapes From Fire Accident at Chennai Home No One Injured

Kamal Haasan Escapes From Fire Accident at Chennai Home No One Injured

I climbed down from the third floor. He added that he was safe and no one was hurt and thanked his staff for resolving the situation. He further thanked everyone for their concern saying, "Thanks fo...

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US Government pulls back its demand to reveal the Twitter users identity

Twitter fired back with a lawsuit to block the order arguing that the CBP was "abusing a limited-purposed investigatory tool" and violates the First Amendment . The account described its users to Th...

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Sherman trade talks have occurred — Seahawks GM

Sherman trade talks have occurred — Seahawks GM

I'm sure many people wouldn't mind giving up J.J. Watt for Sherman with his recent injury problems. The coaching staff of the Seahawks want Sherman to understand that he is not untouchable. But for Sh...

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Mercedes galvanised after Formula One defeat: Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton stormed to pole position for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix after clocking the fastest ever lap of the Shanghai circuit in the dying seconds of a hard-fought qualifying s...

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Trump, Xi start first high-stakes meeting

The Chinese government avoided directly criticizing Washington over Friday's strike, which US officials say was in response to a chemical weapons attack by Syria's government forces on civilians in th...

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Swedish authorities arrest suspect after truck attack

Swedish authorities arrest suspect after truck attack

Police spokesman Lars Bystrom has since told news agency AFP: "We suspect that the man who was arrested is the perpetrator". "We have a person who is arrested who may have connections to the event i...

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Westminster terror attack: Romanian woman becomes fifth victim

Andreea Cristea has become the fifth victim of the Westminster terror attack. Ms Cristea fell into the River Thames from Westminster Bridge after being driven at by Khalid Masood who ploughed a r...

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Clashes erupt near key IS-held dam in Syria

Despite this veil of invincibility, the extremist group is allowing foreign fighters and their families to leave the city freely, Abdulrahman says, but preventing civilians from fleeing. The SDF is s...

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Hwang, Trump hold phone talks over NK nukes after US-China summit

Speaking alongside Trump, Xi said the two delegations discussed important topics and established a good friendship and working relationship. The US administration's first recourse is very likely to ...

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Senate goes 'nuclear' to approve Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Senate goes 'nuclear' to approve Trump's Supreme Court nominee

The final tally was 54-45. Storm Thurmond, then a Democrat, talking all night against a civil rights bill in 1957, to Sen. Joe Manchin, Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Donnelly, sided with the GOP majority. "I...

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Trump ordered Syrian air strike before dinner with Xi

JOHN YANG: The plush setting of Mr. Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort didn't mask the urgency of their discussions, especially the US hope that China will exert more economic pressure on North Korea to halt ...

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Korea condemns truck attack on civilians in Sweden

Korea condemns truck attack on civilians in Sweden

Lofven says at least two people have been killed in the attack Friday afternoon on the Ahlens store. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says everything indicates a truck that has crashed into a majo...

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Samsung's Quarterly Forecast Suggests the Best Profits in Over Three Years

Therefore, the flagship smartphones will not play any major role in the Q1 2017 forecasts from Samsung. Investors and analysts expect Samsung to report its best quarterly profit in April-June and re...

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