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Pakistan's Farooq Sattar released after brief arrest in Karachi

Pakistan's Farooq Sattar released after brief arrest in Karachi

Farooq Sattar has arrived in PIB colony, taking selfies with their workers and supporters. Police sources told a private news channel that non-bailable arrest warrants had already been issued for Sa...

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Britain's GCHQ dismisses as ridiculous claims it helped spy on Trump

Asked about it at the press conference, Trump said, "All we did was quote a certain very talented legal mind who was the one responsible for saying that on television. Spicer and McMaster both said ...

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State Department spokesman flails in defending press corps stiff-arm

State Department spokesman flails in defending press corps stiff-arm

The State Department Correspondents Association said in a statement that it was " disappointed " in the decision for Tillerson to bring only one reporter on the trip, but would continue to work with...

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Pricey suits for France's Fillon were 'friendly gift,' says lawyer

Pricey suits for France's Fillon were 'friendly gift,' says lawyer

French Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon continued to lose support in an opinion poll on Saturday that showed centrist Emmanuel Macron likely to win the presidential election. Fillon has since repaid t...

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Goldman Sachs trims CEO Lloyd Blankfein's pay by 4%

Goldman Sachs trims CEO Lloyd Blankfein's pay by 4%

Blankfein's cash bonus was cut 36% from US$6.3m last year, according to the proxy and the long-term equity incentive pay was increased by roughly 9% from US$14.7m last year to 80% of total compensatio...

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Twitter asked Turkish Airlines to help Somalia, and it worked

Twitter asked Turkish Airlines to help Somalia, and it worked

So the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback spoke out on social media. People want Turkish Airlines to help Somalia by transporting aid to the country amidst a devastating starvation affecting m...

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Somali refugees killed, at least 25 injured in Yemen airstrike

If the reports are true, Yemen Peace Project director of policy and advocacy Kate Kizer noted online, the Apache helicopter "likely was US sold, #Saudi manned (last sale last fall)". A sailor who ...

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Basque separatist group ETA to disarm

Basque separatist group ETA to disarm

A disarmament would mark one of the last chapters in the drawn-out demise of ETA, which formed in the 1950s during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco with the aim of establishing an independent Basq...

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Agency rubbishes claims it helped Obama spy on Trump

Agency rubbishes claims it helped Obama spy on Trump

The Senate Intelligence Committee had said on Thursday it had found no evidence Trump Tower had been under surveillance in 2016, contrary to Trump's previous claims. "The fact is, within the Five ...

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Trump's wiretap claims take further hit

GCHQ said the claims it spied on Mr. Trump were "utterly ridiculous" and should be ignored , in a rare public statement. The U.S. Justice Department has delivered documents Congress requested to ...

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House Intel Committee 'satisfied' with info DOJ gave in wiretapping probe

House Intel Committee 'satisfied' with info DOJ gave in wiretapping probe

This morning, British newspaper The Telegraph and tabloid The Sunquoted unnamed intelligence sources as saying that the us had officially apologised, even going as far as saying that the apology ...

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Sirens Blare As Japan, Fearing North Korea, Holds First Missile Drill

Tillerson, a former oil executive with no prior diplomatic experience, said any North Korean actions that threatened the South would be met with "an appropriate response"."If they elevate the threat o...

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Tillerson shuns all but conservative website on Asia tour

Erin McPike of the right-leaning website Independent Journal Review is the lone journalist permitted to fly on Tillerson's plane. Tillerson was visiting the United Nations Command, Military Armi...

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Tillerson Defends Sharp State Dept Budget Cut

The White House is unveiling a federal government budget today. Four more test blasts have followed, two of them previous year. "China has done little to help!" The secretary of state is on a thre...

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Irish Dancers Get Ready for a Busy St. Patrick's Day

Irish Dancers Get Ready for a Busy St. Patrick's Day

London beverage firm Diageo trades on average around 0.12% higher on St.Patrick's Day. "This is his first St. Patrick's Day and we're having a lot of fun". "It's going to jump off". Using lamb bones...

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US Officials Reportedly Apologize To The UK Over Spying Claims

This is contrary to reports that declare the White House reportedly did issue an apology. The official described the conversation as "cordial" where McMaster described Spicer's comment as "uninten...

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Korean DMZ

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Korean DMZ

An advanced USA anti-missile system is being installed in South Korea, and the official said the Trump administration wants to discuss similar improvements with Japan. Tillerson, who had dinner with T...

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AP Analysis: In Asia, Tillerson ponders US-N. Korea reboot

Two decades of diplomatic and other efforts, including aid given to North Korea by the USA, had failed to achieve the goal of denuclearising Pyongyang, he said. Tillerson's 20 years of failure assessm...

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The American Health Care Act attacks vulnerable populations

The American Health Care Act attacks vulnerable populations

Activists have taken in droves to social media in an initiative they hope Congressmembers will notice, one they say will tell the personal stories of children, seniors and working families who depend ...

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Parrikar sails through floor test

Parrikar sails through floor test

Rodrigues' resignation comes a day after Congress Goa MLA Vishwajit Rane quit saying he was disillusioned with the party. Anand Sharma (Cong) said the Constitution clearly defines the duties and pow...

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Penang, RCL team on $35m terminal upgrade to host larger ships

Penang, RCL team on $35m terminal upgrade to host larger ships

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd . has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a new long-term homeporting agreement with Florida's Port Everglades, which includes the renovation of Cruise Terminal ...

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Could GCHQ have spied on Donald Trump?

But Spicer also said that Trump "stands by" his initial tweets on the subject, and Trump on Friday joked about the wiretapping claim during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. "...

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Virat Kohli fit to play, says Umesh Yadav

Day two of the match belonged completely to the batsman. Australia's attack bowled with plenty of discipline to deny any easy scoring opportunities, and their persistence came close to paying off ...

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Iraq's pro-government forces discover mass grave in Mosul

Iraq's pro-government forces discover mass grave in Mosul

The Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitary forces said on Saturday that the "large mass grave" contained the remains of about 500 civilian prisoners who were "executed by (IS) gangs after they controlled the pr...

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UK: US spying claims will not be repeated

The information was sent to the House and Senate intelligence and judiciary committees, said Sarah Isgur Flores, a Justice Department spokeswoman. Top leaders of the House Intelligence Committee sa...

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Tillerson: Pre-emptive force an option with North Korea

Tillerson: Pre-emptive force an option with North Korea

South Korea and the United States share the goal of the complete denuclearization of North Korea, South Korean Foreign Minster Yun Byung-se told a joint news conference with the visiting USA secretary...

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What would a trade war between China and the USA look like?

Li defended that target on Wednesday, saying the figure was not low and will not be easy to meet amid domestic and external risks. Hong Kong is a part of China but operates under the "One Country, T...

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U.S. puts North Korea on notice

China has done little to help!" he tweeted on Friday morning". Then-U.S. President Barack Obama announced that his administration would not resume them until North Korea re-committed to denuclearizat...

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Rex Tillerson to meet up Turkish President

Rex Tillerson to meet up Turkish President

Soylu issued the threat on Thursday following a diplomatic row between Ankara and Germany and The Netherlands, fuelled by the latter's ban on allowing Turkish ministers to stage rallies there. The Tur...

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Trump quotes a Nigerian poem, calls it Irish proverb

Trump quotes a Nigerian poem, calls it Irish proverb

He's back at the WH for an evening reception. The Taoiseach also called for further work visas for young people hoping to work in the U.S. Speaking at the annual shamrock ceremony, Mr Kenny hi...

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British spy agency: Claims UK wire-tapped Donald Trump 'ridiculous'

He didn't use the NSA, he didn't use the Central Intelligence Agency, he didn't use the Federal Bureau of Investigation and he didn't use the Department of Justice. Trump first made the allegations in...

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Tillerson calls for 'new approach' to N. Korea threat

Tillerson calls for 'new approach' to N. Korea threat

He said the USA does not want a military conflict, "but obviously if North Korea takes actions that threatens South Korean forces or our own forces, that would be met with (an) appropriate response". ...

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President Trump pivots on wiretapping accusation, brushes aside tax leak

President Trump pivots on wiretapping accusation, brushes aside tax leak

The state legislature, which is controlled by Democrats in both chambers, passed the legislation by a vote of 48-26 in the state Assembly and 24-11 in the state Senate, with most congresspeople voting...

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Tillerson says NKorea 'need not fear' United States

But former US Treasury Department Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Daniel Glaser told the New York Times that it would be hard to implement, noting that China's large banks typically avoid ...

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Rex Tillerson: Pre-emptive military action against North Korea is an option

Rex Tillerson: Pre-emptive military action against North Korea is an option

Less than two weeks ago, North Korea actually fired four ballistic missiles into the same waters, dropping one of them about 200 to 250 kilometers (125 to 155 miles) west of Oga, according to Japan's...

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