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Palestinian hunger strikers' leader in solitary confinement

Palestinian hunger strikers' leader in solitary confinement

FILE - In this August 4, 2001 file photo, Marwan Barghouti marches with bodyguards and Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank city of Ramallah. There are approximately 6,500 Palestinian prisoners in Is...

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Afghan defence minister, army chief quit

He arrived at a low point for Afghan Security Forces in the three years since President Obama ended the USA combat mission. While Mattis said that the USA would "engage with Russian Federation diplo...

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Court grant Nnamdi Kanu N300m bail condition

Court grant Nnamdi Kanu N300m bail condition

Our correspondent noted that Biafra supporters were outside the court premises jubilating upon hearing news of Mr. Kanu's bail. Kanu is being charged for treason and managing the affairs of 'an unla...

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'Vive la victoire' 10000 people support Marine Le Pen at final rally

'Vive la victoire' 10000 people support Marine Le Pen at final rally

She has linked the terrorism arrests yesterday to immigration. Still, caveats must apply following Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election and Britons' vote to leave the European Unio...

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Korea stages firing drill marking military anniv

Separately, the USS Wayne E. Meyer, a guided missile destroyer that is part of the Carl Vinson strike group, and South Korea's Wanggeon were scheduled to stage a combined tactical operation and live-f...

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United States submarine arrives in South Korea

United States submarine arrives in South Korea

They will take place in the East Sea, the South's name for the Sea of Japan, it said, and the two allies will also begin joint naval exercises in the West Sea - what it calls the Yellow Sea - on Tuesd...

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France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

Some of Ms Le Pen's advisers said, in interviews with French media Monday, that they were hoping to lure some of the supporters of the defeated Mlenchon. "Faced with such a risk it is impossible to re...

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Haniger, Seager drive Mariners past Marlins

Chen had pitched only nine innings this season, so Mattingly chose the conservative route and brought in veteran Brad Ziegler for the eighth. The left-hander has allowed one run or fewer in all four o...

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USA 'will honour' refugee deal with Australia that Trump called 'dumb'

USA 'will honour' refugee deal with Australia that Trump called 'dumb'

North Korea dominated high-level talks between the U.S. and North Korea. Pence's trip to Asia was planned weeks ago. "The steps we're seeing China take, in many ways unprecedented steps, (such as)...

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Another US citizen detained in North Korea

North Korea detained a USA citizen on Saturday, according to Park Chan-mo, chancellor of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. The reason for his arrest is unclear, according to Yonhap...

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Royal Challengers downs Gujarat Lions in high-scoring clash

Royal Challengers downs Gujarat Lions in high-scoring clash

However, McCullum's efforts were not enough to match those of the Royal Challengers Bangalore's top four, led by the burly Chris Gayle , as the visiting team cantered to a 21-run victory against Guja...

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What Ever Happened to Trump Tearing Up the Iran Deal?

In a statement on Wednesday, Mr Tillerson said a review, which he had announced in a letter to Congress a day earlier, would look at the whole USA policy towards Iran - taking in not only Tehran's c...

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China, Russia warn against fuelling North Korea tensions

China, Russia warn against fuelling North Korea tensions

Washington has been concerned by North Korea's nuclear tests, which Pyongyang believes act as deterrence against a potential invasion by the United States or South Korea, Press TV reported . is ass...

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Syria moves warplanes to Latakia province near Russian forces

Three senior defense officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told reporters that Israeli intelligence believed Syrian military commanders had ordered the devastating attack with Assad's knowled...

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Battles within and outside German nationalist convention

Two police officers were injured in the clashes, one while escorting party members. The co-leader of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) suffered an embarrassing defeat on Saturday when...

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Nearing 100-Day Mark, Trump Says Milestone Not 'Meaningful'

Nearing 100-Day Mark, Trump Says Milestone Not 'Meaningful'

Trump enjoys a 51 percent approval of likely USA voters, a divergence with other polls that limit their questions to registered voters, including those who do not plan to vote in the next election,...

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China's President Is Calling For Restraint In Dealing With North Korea

China's President Is Calling For Restraint In Dealing With North Korea

A senior U.S. administration official said Trump was expected to speak later on Sunday with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. It has in the past marked important ann...

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Le Pen steps down as leader

Others in Ms Le Pen's campaign took aim on Monday at what they see as further weak spots: Mr Macron's previous job as an investment banker and his role as a deregulating economy minister under Mr Holl...

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Afghanistan's defence minister, army chief resigns after deadly Taliban attack

The two officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media. The Afghan army is preparing for what is expected to be a year of hard fighting against Talib...

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Britain's Labour to guarantee EU citizens' rights if wins election

Britain's Labour to guarantee EU citizens' rights if wins election

It is an integral part of the EU's single market, which allows the free movement of goods and services. Britain's opposition Labour Party will immediately guarantee the rights of millions of Europea...

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Australia tightens citizenship rules, prescribes 'Australian values' test

Stricter labour market testing for foreign workers applying for employment in Australia will be enforced under the Turnbull Government. Any conduct inconsistent with Australian values will be consid...

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Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

She also criticized Moscow over evidence of violence and abuse against gay men in the Chechnya region, saying it is the Russian government's responsibility to protect the rights of all its citizens....

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North Korea stages massive weapons drill to mark special occasion

He says U.N. Security Council resolutions and sanctions on Pyongyang must be fully implemented. Speculation has been rife that Pyongyang may conduct its sixth nuclear test or launch a long-range bal...

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France's mainstream politicians unite to back Macron over Le Pen

France's mainstream politicians unite to back Macron over Le Pen

Macron is the only choice - because the other is Marine Le Pen, leader of the extremist right-wing National Front, a xenophobic, all-but-fascist party founded by her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, an anti...

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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye slapped with bribing charges

She was also charged along with accomplice Choi Soon-sil for extorting money from large companies and intervening in state affairs. Park is accused of colluding with her confidante at the heart of t...

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Marine Le Pen and Macron Advance to Runoff in French Presidential Election

Marine Le Pen and Macron Advance to Runoff in French Presidential Election

The National Front leader is facing pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron in France's May 7 presidential runoff. Support for Macron also poured in Monday from the seat of the European Union, as we...

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West Ham United v Everton is LIVE on talkSPORT

West Ham United v Everton is LIVE on talkSPORT

The Hammers produced a superb defensive performance with centre-backs Winston Reid , Jose Fonte and James Collins limiting Romelu Lukaku to a single blocked shot. And Bilic praised his side for the...

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Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

His language was stronger than in a written statement he issued shortly after the launch, in which he simply said he was aware of the failure. "More detail would always be nice". took military actio...

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Britons 'oppose' Brexit guarantee for EU citizens in UK

Britons 'oppose' Brexit guarantee for EU citizens in UK

According to polls by Opinium, ComRes and YouGov, May's Conservatives held a lead of 19 to 25 percentage points, with the party's support ranging from 45 percent to 50 percent. 'We will scrap the Go...

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Pence Assures Australia US Will Honor Refugee Deal

Pence Assures Australia US Will Honor Refugee Deal

In a nutshell, the US will take refugees now on the island nation of Nauru and on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island. Trump publicly described the deal, allowing resettlement of 1,259 refugees in the U...

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1200 imprisoned Palestinian terrorists launch hunger strike

Terrorist leader Marwan Barghouti, remains wildly popular among Palestinian Authority citizens despite being imprisoned for life. Earlier on Monday, 13 Palestinians were reported wounded in clashes ...

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Rouhani among 6 candidates selected for Iran election

Rouhani among 6 candidates selected for Iran election

The qualified candidates can start their election campaign from now until May 18, IRNA news agency reported. Ahmadinejad's application to be a candidate is Iran's May presidential election has been ...

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Egypt in State of emergency after IS church bombings

Egypt in State of emergency after IS church bombings

US President Donald Trump condemned the attack, expressing confidence in Sisi's ability. It's risky to be a Christian in the Middle East, as the deadly Palm Sunday bombings of Coptic churches in ...

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Ambassador Nikki Haley on American detained in North Korea

Ambassador Nikki Haley on American detained in North Korea

Angered by the approach of the carrier group, which could arrive within days, North Korea said the deployment of the USS Carl Vinson was "an extremely unsafe act by those who plan a nuclear war to i...

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Six children among 10 killed in Kurram Agency blast

Six children among 10 killed in Kurram Agency blast

Sources further revealed that Army has sent MI-17 to evacuate injured from the site of incident and shifted them to Peshawar . A spokesman for the Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, a faction of the Islamist militan...

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