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Taiwan top court rules in favour of gay marriage

Taiwan top court rules in favour of gay marriage

The Democratic Progressive Party, Mínzhǔ Jìnbù Dǎng , took control of Parliament previous year and they are supportive of efforts to introduce gay marriage . The long-awaited ruling was greeted by c...

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China tightened border controls with North Korea, US diplomat says

China tightened border controls with North Korea, US diplomat says

It has yet to test an intercontinental ballistic missile. The United States will test an existing missile defense system to try to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) next week,...

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Former president calls on Iranians to support Rouhani in election

Former president calls on Iranians to support Rouhani in election

Karroubi asked all Iranians to take part in the election and to protect the democratic process by choosing their preferred candidate, but said: "I will vote for Rouhani of course". "I will vote alon...

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Scandal in the White House? Clinton Aides Know What That's Like

Scandal in the White House? Clinton Aides Know What That's Like

Mr Trump is on his way back to the USA, following a G7 summit and meetings with EU, Nato and Middle Eastern leaders. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has dismissed the allegations as baseless and unf...

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US First Lady Melania Trump once again snubs her husband

The two then proceeded to walk down the aircraft's stairs without touching one another. The first family arrived in Israel Monday morning for President Trump's second stop on his overseas trip...

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Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed

Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed

IS claimed all the bombings and threatened more attacks on the Copts, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population of 90 million. Persecution of Egypt's Christians has spiked since the toppl...

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Rodrigo Duterte jokes about soldiers committing rapes under martial law he ordered

Espenilla also ensured that there will be enough money to be withdrawn from ATM machines. "But for this martial law and the consequences of martial law and the ramifications of martial law, I and I ...

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Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 vs. Penguins

The aforementioned dark clouds aside, there were several intriguing on-ice story lines. Defensively, the Ottawa Senators are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 79.7 percent of their oppon...

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UK security threat level lowered as police close on bomber's suspected network

A statement released by singer Ariana Grande on Friday expresses grief for the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing earlier this week, which killed almost two dozen people and injured dozens more...

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Trump says N Korea problem 'will be solved'

Trump says N Korea problem 'will be solved'

Trump's tough talk came in a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, which along with South Korea is most immediately threatened by North Korean belligerence. Mr Trump has vowed to prevent...

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India's longest river bridge inaugurated in Assam

Modi, who took a walk on the new bridge, alone at first and then with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and State Governor Banwarilal Purohit, al...

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Oversold: Oil traders punish OPEC for promising too much

Energy shares remained lower even as oil prices on Friday turned slightly higher after Thursday's almost 5% slide for West Texas Intermediate crude to below $49 a barrel. Gaining back some of the ...

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Trump's tripDonald Trump fails to endorse NATO's mutual defence pledge

Trump's tripDonald Trump fails to endorse NATO's mutual defence pledge

During last year's Republican primary campaign, Trump alleged, "NATO is costing us a fortune" and is "obsolete" because other nations aren't pulling their weight. "This is not fair to the people and t...

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Melania Trump smacks away the president's hand at an Israeli airport

Melania Trump smacks away the president's hand at an Israeli airport

However, none of the possible innocent explanations appear to be able to stop the Internet mockery and (perhaps joking) suggestions that Melania Trump is miserable and looking at filing for divorc...

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Manchester bomber Salman Abedi 'asked mother for forgiveness hours before attack'

The 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent died in Monday's explosion, which killed 22 people and wounded dozens as crowds were leaving an Ariana Grande concert. agencies after receiving "fresh assura...

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Manchester terror attack: Intelligence leak 'deeply troubling', says US President Donald Trump

Clarke added that there was enough proof, including bomber Salman Abedi's links to Libya, to "join the dots". Officials believe the leaks are coming from US law enforcement, rather than the White...

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Trump refuses to commit to climate change agreement at G7 summit

Before the conversation between Trump and the other G7 leaders, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni noted that all the other countries had confirmed "total agreement" to the pact, while the USA c...

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Kapil Mishra accuses CM, Jain of Rs 300-crore health scam

Kapil Mishra accuses CM, Jain of Rs 300-crore health scam

Mishra said three big scams were perpetrated in the health sector by the Aam Aadmi Party government, including one of more than Rs 300 crore in the procurement of medicines. Levelling a fresh set of...

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Police chief is safe, says a former chief died

The gunmen planted black ISIS flags , took a priest and up to 14 other people hostage from a church, and set fire to buildings. Their condition is unknown. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. said in a statemen...

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Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accord as Allies Reaffirm Commitment

The final G-7 statement expresses "understanding" for the US review process. Trump made the surprise announcement in a tweet after resisting pressure from European leaders to stay in the agreement. ...

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Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood death toll reaches 146

Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood death toll reaches 146

Ranasinghe said he didn't expect to find any more survivors. "Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Central and North-western provinces", it said. The...

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Kushner Reportedly Had 'At Least Three' Undisclosed Contacts with Russian Envoy

The discussions between Kushner and ambassador Sergey Kislyak took place between Trump's election triumph and his inauguration in January and reportedly left the ambassador shocked at the suggesti...

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DPRK Fires New Ballistic Missile Successfully

DPRK Fires New Ballistic Missile Successfully

Pictures that have emerged online show the leader of the rogue nation happily watching over as North Korea launched the missile reportedly capable of carrying a "large scale heavy nuclear warhead". ...

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Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case

Bush. A federal appeals court ruling says President Donald Trump's revised travel ban vaguely invoked national security interests but is rooted in religious intolerance. In fact, that ruling w...

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Bill Kristol: Back Channels 'Suspicious' Only When Kushner Involved

She said Mr Kushner could not remember any calls with Mr Kislyak before the election. Kushner reportedly spoke with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak several times about creating that line of communicatio...

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Donald Trump Says Decision on Paris Agreement Coming 'Next Week'

The President teased his decision about the hotly debated topic in a tweet early Saturday morning Eastern time during the final leg of his first presidential trip overseas. Trump returns to Washin...

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Donald Trump pushes aside Montenegro PM Markovic to get in front

While nearly all the European leaders watching the President had awkward expressions on their faces, others were snickering. Jean-Claude Juncker , the president of the European commission, was also...

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Trump pushes aside Montenegro's leader, who takes it in stride

Some NATO leaders, such as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, have sought to skirt the 2% quota by arguing that "there are many ways of evaluating one's contribution to NATO " besides inc...

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Two Malaysian militants killed in Mindanao battle

Two Malaysian militants killed in Mindanao battle

MARAWI, Philippines (AP ) - Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group...

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Defying Trump, Iranian President Vows to Continue Missile Tests

Defying Trump, Iranian President Vows to Continue Missile Tests

His win is a vote to continue the moderate policies that Rouhani has backed, in particular the effort to reopen Iran to the world. "US President Trump saw almost 45 million Iranians went to the ba...

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Britain resumes sharing Manchester intelligence with U.S.

Britain resumes sharing Manchester intelligence with U.S.

On the day the United Kingdom terror threat level was reduced from "critical" to "severe", which officially means that an attack is deemed "highly likely" rather than "expected imminently", police s...

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Allman Brothers singer and Southern rock icon Gregg Allman dies at 69

Allman's percussive Hammond B-3 organ playing helped anchor the Allman Brothers' rhythm section and provided a chuffing counterpoint to the often heated musical interplay between his brother and th...

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Chelsea Manning freed after 7 years in United States military prison

Chelsea Manning freed after 7 years in United States military prison

Minutes later, she tweeted a photo of her feet in tennis shoes, with the caption: " First steps of freedom! ". Under this status she will not receive pay but is entitled to medical care at milit...

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Trump scolds European leaders who react by snickering

Trump scolds European leaders who react by snickering

Other G-7 nations leaned heavily on Trump to stay in the deal, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying "we put forward very many arguments". "First on the list, of course, is terrorism". After the...

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Trump Reported to Have Told Confidants US Will Leave Paris Climate Deal

Trump Reported to Have Told Confidants US Will Leave Paris Climate Deal

Trump has held no news conferences during the nine-day trip, allowing him to avoid questions about the Russian Federation investigations. After leaving this picturesque town on the rugged Sicilian h...

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