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Protests in Turkey After Referendum Criticism by Europe And Opposition

Protests in Turkey After Referendum Criticism by Europe And Opposition

Meanwhile, global monitors with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) raised concerns over a decision by the electoral board to accept ballots that did not have official sta...

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Almost half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

At least seven soldiers reportedly suffered breathing problems and were treated at a nearby field clinic. Brigadier General Rick Uribe, a senior coalition commander, lamented that they find it har...

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North Korea's attempted missile launch failed, report says

North Korea's attempted missile launch failed, report says

President Trump said he is ready to act - and the USA will not fail. Meanwhile, Vice President Pence will travel Sunday to South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump, however, has placed a high prio...

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Pence says USA stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Pence says USA stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

He leveled sharp criticism at the US and South Korea for conducting the war games of unprecedented scope and scale and said they could entail dire consequences for peace in the region. The White House...

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[ April 18, 2017 ] Buhari congratulates Turkey on successful referendum Top News

Turkey's main secularist opposition CHP said it will present its appeal for the annulment of Sunday's referendum. "We have said this over and over in my speeches". Erdogan will then again be able ...

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British pound jumps higher after election is called

MPs expected to approve Theresa May's plan for a snap election on June 8, in a Commons vote this afternoon. She said that "Brexit isn't just about the letter that says we want to leave". "But now I ...

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Presidents Obama, Clinton Were 'Outplayed' by North Korea

Presidents Obama, Clinton Were 'Outplayed' by North Korea

At the same time, Trump's attack imposed a new responsibility on the USA to follow through with a well-thought-out strategy that stands a good chance of ending Syria's horrific civil war and diminis...

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Chinese economy grows 6.9% in first quarter

China's total and private debt is now worth more than 250% of GDP and looks set to grow. Consumption has increased by 77.2 percent as compared to 64.6 percent during this year. And it looks to have...

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Special Election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District Goes to Runoff

Special Election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District Goes to Runoff

Republicans nationally and in Georgia acknowledged before polls opened that Ossoff would top the field Tuesday. Ossoff's near victory follows a strong performance by Democrat James Thompson in a...

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British PM trying to force 'hard Brexit' with election call - Scotland's Sturgeon

She told the BBC's Good Morning Scotland programme: "What we've said to the UK Government is the guidance as it stands at the moment can not be disseminated". We will avoid a disastrous hard Brexit ...

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MEP Pabriks: Snap elections in Britain could have opposite effect

The Green Party's sole MP Caroline Lucas is understood to be voting for the election, with the party calling for a "progressive alliance" with Labour and the Liberal Democrats for "a hand full of seat...

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North Korea displays suspected ICBM during massive military parade

Alternatively, the preparations could be feint, meant to confuse and frighten the rest of the world, and Kim could use the grand military parade on the Day of the Sun to show off an intercontinental b...

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British PM calls for snap general election on June 8

Asked about whether that had motivated her, she explained that she needed a mandate to ensure Brexit legislation could not be scuppered in Parliament and that the United Kingdom had a stronger hand in...

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State Opening of Parliament likely to be delayed following snap general election

The prime minister reiterated her Easter message claim that "the country is coming together" but warned that "Westminster is not". "But the other political parties oppose it", she said in her speech. ...

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The New York Times Takes Heat over Terrorist's Op-Ed

More hardline still was the reaction by Israel's intelligence and transportation minister, who tweeted that Barghouti should have been executed after his conviction for murder in 2004 in an Israeli ...

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Australia 'would be in reach' of North Korean nuclear missile

White House officials said the economic meetings in Tokyo , with Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso and other officials, are meant to forge a framework for future discussions after the USA withdrew fro...

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Medvedev: US on the brink of war with Russian Federation

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a degree of support for the US missile strikes on Syria Thursday evening, according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. "Russia and Iran will not allow the Un...

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Australian PM arrives on state visit; to hold talks with PM Modi

It also said that "the two Prime Ministers reiterated their strong commitment to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and stressed that there can be no justification for acts of terro...

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Here's how the British press reacted to Theresa May calling an election

By painting the opposition parties as obstructionists and troublemakers that endanger the future of a post-Brexit Britain, May puts herself on the side of the people. The Prime Minister appealed to th...

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The race to be Iran's next president kicks off

The race to be Iran's next president kicks off

The deal allowed Iran to return to worldwide markets in exchange for curbing its nuclear weapons program. But despite months of talks, hardliners have been unable to unite behind a single candidate an...

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Tata Consultancy Q4 profit up 4.2 percent, misses estimates

Tata Consultancy Q4 profit up 4.2 percent, misses estimates

It is likely to remain volatile or soft through the year. For the full fiscal 2016-17, TCS' revenue stood at Rs1.18 lakh crore, and it earned a net profit of Rs26,289 crore. "We continue to invest t...

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Snap general election: Business owners react

The Prime Minister stood at the steps of 10 Downing Street and said only an election would ensure both that her opponents can not derail Brexit and that Britain's position is strong in talks with th...

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Suspect in foiled French election attack also sought by Belgium

The men, both French , are "suspected of wanting to commit, in an imminent way, a violent action on the eve of the French presidential election", the minister said. While prosecutors haven't identi...

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Georgia House race down to 2 candidates, plus Trump, Pelosi

Georgia House race down to 2 candidates, plus Trump, Pelosi

The drama hinged on whether the documentary filmmaker would win an outright majority of the vote, which would send him to Congress, or if he would fall short of 50 percent and be forced into a June 20...

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Visa woes: Australian govt abolishes 457 visa programme used mostly by Indians

Visa woes: Australian govt abolishes 457 visa programme used mostly by Indians

According to Axios, a U.S. media network, "Trump campaigned on making major changes to the H-1B visa program, which many big tech and IT consulting firms use to bring in foreign workers to fill techni...

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White House, Pentagon miscommunicated on aircraft carrier's location

The White House said it based its statements on guidance from the Defense Department. On Saturday - according to photographs released by the U.S. Navy - the carrier passed north through the Sunda St...

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Police say terrorism unlikely in Fresno shooting that killed 3

Police said the man, identified as Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, also pointed his gun at two women and a toddler in a auto but did not shoot. "This is exclusively based on race, and it had nothing to do wi...

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Don't Read into the Close Race in Kansas

And in the city of Kankakee, Democratic Alderwoman Chasity Wells-Armstrong defeated Republican Nina Epstein to become the city's first African-American mayor. Avoiding a runoff is nearly certainly O...

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During Visit to Asia, Pence Warns North Korea and Reassures Japan

He warned the North, which has conducted missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations sanctions, that the "era of strategic patience" was over. White House officials said the economic meeti...

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United Kingdom prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Following yesterday's announcement, two Labour MPs confirmed they would not stand in June's election, including the veteran Hull West MP and former Home Secretary Alan Johnson. Who do you think will w...

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Ivanka Trump Brand Reportedly Wins Chinese Trademarks

Ivanka Trump Brand Reportedly Wins Chinese Trademarks

An afternoon recap of the day's most important business news, delivered weekdays. The scenario underscores how hard it is for Trump, who has tried to distance herself from the brand that bears her n...

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Jon Ossoff Heads to Runoff With Big Vote in Georgia House Race

Jon Ossoff Heads to Runoff With Big Vote in Georgia House Race

Democrats appear to have just missed pulling off a major upset in a Republican-heavy open seat in Georgia on Tuesday in a race that has drawn heavy national attention. While Handel kept her distance f...

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NCAA tournament returns to North Carolina following repeal of controversial 'bathroom bill'

NCAA tournament returns to North Carolina following repeal of controversial 'bathroom bill'

The governing body announced decisions Tuesday for events through 2022, two weeks after the NCAA said it had "reluctantly" agreed to consider North Carolina again for hosting duties. "North Caroli...

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United Airlines excavates a new low in

United Airlines excavates a new low in "race to the bottom"

Oscar Munoz , the CEO of United Airlines, appeared on ABC's Good Morning America to apologize for an incident in which a passenger was forcibly dragged off of a plane on Sunday that has sparked ...

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Cannot be complacent about potential threat of N. Korean missiles - UK minister

Cannot be complacent about potential threat of N. Korean missiles - UK minister

In an exclusive interview with Fox & Friends that aired on Tuesday, President Trump revealed he may not be sure who now rules North Korea. Grassley, R-Iowa, who has long called for aggressive Wh...

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