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Sep 06 2018

USS Ronald Reagan to dock at South Korea port

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the two Koreas should further their efforts to realize the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, as he met with South Korean sp...

Sep 06 2018

Boris Johnson predicts European Union 'victory' in Brexit talks

Downing Street claimed the current proposals put forward by the prime minister are the "only credible and negotiable plan" suggested from any quarter and that they would ...

Sep 06 2018

Cruz Says Dems 'Have Not Laid a Single Glove On Brett Kavanaugh'

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh responds to questions during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday. Wednesday was a little calmer, after the opening day on Tu...

Sep 06 2018

India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict for world’s largest democracy

While India's law only legalises sexual acts between adults, gay activists have hailed the verdict as a major boost in the deeply conservative country where religious gro...

Sep 05 2018

One killed, several injured as bridge collapses in Kolkata

The deceased has been identified as Soumen Bag (28), a resident of Behala in south Kolkata , who sustained head injuries. "That is why concerns are there", an Eastern Ra...

Sep 04 2018

Graham says Kavanaugh will likely get confirmed with Dem support

After all, 71% of voters support Roe v. Wade , while Only 37% approve of a Brett Kavanaugh confirmation. Where does Kavanaugh stand on some key issues? More than...

Sep 03 2018

PM Imran’s ‘Plant for Pakistan’ faces criticism over lack of foresight

However, experts believe that Pakistan might be unable to support Iran as it has promised. US-Pakistan relations remain frosty due to a deep and longstanding trust defi...

Sep 03 2018

China's Xi Jinping says funds for Africa not for "vanity projects"

Zimbabwe and China have excellent bilateral relations anchored in a shared history and friendship that dates back to the days of the liberation struggle and President Mna...

Sep 03 2018

United States military to cancel over $300 million in aid to Pakistan

The announcement over aid comes as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford are preparing to meet this week with Pa...

Sep 03 2018

Judge orders U.S. couple to hand crowdfunding money over to homeless veteran

A homeless man in the U.S. is suing a Philadelphia couple after they raised more than $US400,000 to help him get back on his feet but are now allegedly using the funds ...

Sep 02 2018

Obama, Bush mourn former rival McCain at Washington service

Mr McCain's body will spend Friday lying in Washington D.C.in the US Capital building. An estimated 3,500 mourners crowded into an Arizona church Thursday to rememb...

Sep 02 2018

Justice Department lawyer said Russian Federation had Donald Trump ‘over a barrel’

Steele was attributing the information to a former senior Russian intelligence official. Earlier this week, Bruce Ohr testified before House Republicans over his ties...

Sep 02 2018

Dutch Lawmaker Cancels Cartoon Contest Amid Threats of Violence

Thousands of Pakistan's hardline Islamists called off their rally on Friday after reaching near Islamabad following the cancellation of a Prophet Muhammad cartoon con...

Sep 02 2018

South African farmers play chicken with Trump tariffs

South Africa's official government Twitter account hit back within hours saying "South Africa totally rejects this narrow perception which only seeks to divide our nati...

Sep 01 2018

Trump administration cuts US$300-million from funding to Palestinian refugees

In a statement, it said the organisation was " irredeemably flawed ". He said the agency would now move forward with "even greater determination and engagement" to enli...

Sep 01 2018

We did 'fantastic' job with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

That's nearly twice the government's previous estimate. And US Representative Nydia Velázquez, a New York Democrat, said the study was "only the latest to underscore ...

Aug 31 2018

Seven dead in New Mexico after Greyhound bus collides with truck

State Police provided few immediate details about the incident on Interstate 40 near Thoreau, about 100 miles west-northwest of Albuquerque, including the number of dead ...

Aug 31 2018

Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald Speaks At Sen. John McCain's Memorial Service

Bush administration and irrevocably changed the very body in which he served. "My name's Joe Biden ". Senator John McCain was remembered as a "true American hero"...

Aug 30 2018

Don McGahn to leave job as White House counsel, Trump says

Trump later told reporters at the White House that he has "a lot of affection for Don" and said he was not concerned about what McGahn told the Mueller probe. McGahn sign...

Aug 30 2018

Why Russia is sending its biggest fleet of warships to the Mediterranean

She says several of the Russian ships are equipped with cruise missiles. DefenseNews observes that the nuclear-powered battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy ( Peter the Great...