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Russia, Syria & Iran demand no further U.S. strikes on Syria - foreign ministers

Russia , Syria and Iran have warned the United States against launching new strikes on Syria and called for an worldwide investigation into the chemical weap...


Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the Supreme Court

The final confirmation vote came after Senate Republicans rewrote the chamber's rules, voting to eliminate the 60-vote filibuster threshold on Supreme Court nom...


Russia vetoes UN draft resolution on Syria gas attack probe

The Syrian leader was referring to a 2014 deal in which his government surrendered stockpiles of chemical weapons to United Nations inspectors. Tillerson's ...


Iraqi Troops In Mosul Push Closer To Landmark Mosque

Col. John Dorrian, spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, told reporters today via video from Baghdad that ISIS "has intensified their exploitation of civili...


Dim hope for Trump-Russia rapport as Tillerson visits Moscow

Tillerson kept to more calibrated remarks, saying his aim was "to further clarify areas of sharp difference so that we can better understand why these differenc...


Egypt beefs up security outside churches ahead of Easter

Egypt's Ministry of Interior announced Wednesday the identity of the Alexandria church bomber, saying that he belongs to the same terrorist cell that carried o...


Protesters Gather in South Africa for Second Anti-Zuma March

On Wednesday, thousands of people took the streets in Pretoria asking Zuma to step down. Opposition political parties gather by a statue of South African st...


Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

Based on this, it seems that Ahmadinejad is planning to pressure the conservative-dominated Guardian Council , which is tasked with vetting presidential candid...


Violence flares at Australian refugee facility in PNG

A prior attack on refugees on Manus Island took place in February 2014. "Navy guys and locals I think trying to get inside the camp after beating Australian...


Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

It is the latest attempt to cool tensions by North Korea's most important ally and key provider of food and fuel aid. "We will hold the U.S. wholly accountable ...


Two Georgia police officers fired after violent traffic stop

Bongiovanni says when he approached the vehicle he smelled marijuana. Police report that they smelled marijuana from the auto, and officers explained the driv...


Pence heads for Seoul on North Korea's 'Day of the Sun'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un responded with threats to launch nuclear strikes on the United States and attacks on United States military bases in South Korea...


Warplane strikes Syrian town that was hit by chemical attack, again

The statement echoes the words of the U.S. president, Donald Trump, who on Thursday said a nerve agent attack on the town of Khan Shaikhun, Idlib, went "beyond ...


Missile attack brings countries to brink of military clash, says Moscow

The change in direction comes in response to reports that Assad used chemical weapons against civilians, which President Trump said had crossed a line with him....


Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

Pope Francis, who is due in Cairo on April 28-29, offered prayers for the victims. A day following the brazen ISIS attacks that killed dozens at two Coptic Ch...


Global tensions continue to climb over North Korea

China, North Korea's close ally and main trading partner, does not welcome Pyongyang's nuclear program, but advocates finding political solution to the crisis. ...


Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

Lavrov said Moscow was hoping to understand Washington's "real intentions" during the visit and warned that Moscow considered it "fundamentally important" t...


'Mother of all Bombs' kills 36 ISIS militants, afghan officials say

A security official stands guard near the site where the USA dropped a GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) on an Islamic State (IS) militant cave complex i...


Quotes from North Korean official about tensions with US

The prosecutor-turned-politician vowed to complete the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system here in the first half of this year and procure more ...


Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US

Assad has consistently denied using chemical weapons at any point during Syria's six year civil war. On Wednesday, Russia vetoed a UN Security Council resoluti...


Germany's Vogel claims sprint victory at Track Cycling Worlds

Archibald scored in four of the sprints and won overall by eight points from Cure, who took silver on countback from Kirsten Wild of the Netherlands. "I was s...


No staff shakeup ahead - White House

Bannon, White House chief strategist, is a flame-throwing populist who formerly ran Breitbart News . Rumblings of infighting among some top advisers inside t...


GOP congressman says Spicer 'needs to go' after Hitler comments

The comment caused massive outrage immediately and after numerous attempts to give his words a different context, Spicer apologized in an interview on CNN . he...


Trump, Xi converge on currency, Syria as US-China ties warm

Another result of the diplomatic wrangling: a surprising Chinese abstention on a United Nations resolution condemning a Syrian chemical weapons attack. This tak...


India, Australia sign MoUs on combating terrorism, civil aviation security

They welcomed the significant progress achieved through the bilateral Framework for Security Cooperation agreed in 2014. Modi also said that the Australia-Ind...


Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

Iranian media say more than 600 candidates have registered to run in next month's presidential election. Ahmadinejad lost the support of many mainstream conse...


Michael Flynn omitted Russian income off initial financial disclosures

The documents, he said , showed that members of Trump transition team may have incidentally had communications intercepted by the intelligence community. Schif...


Borussia Dortmund: Nuri Sahin 'will never forget' bomb attack

And that sticks with us", said Tuchel according to Sky Sports . "We have to find a way to deal with it". As we know, Dortmund fell to a 3-2 defeat at the Sig...


Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants

The Taliban "control or contest" about a third of the population of the country, Bergen said , citing senior U.S. military officials. It hasn't said how much...


Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'

The chemical weapon attack in Syria has led to a standoff between America and Russia , Assad's principal backer, over the future of the Middle East nation. T...


France's Fillon says would launch probe into Hollande if elected

It also saw Le Pen putting on the defensive from all sides. The discontent of the French people with the current administration has benefited the populist, na...


Trump Administration Is Contradicting Itself On Regime Change In Syria

Writing in the Sunday Times , Sir Michael reiterated his support for the US's action against Assad's brutal regime. She told CNN's "State of the Union" prog...


CM lauds Malala; says addressing Canadian parliament a great privilege

Her reference to Trudeau's youth came with a message: "I would like to tell something to the children of Canada, that you don't have to be as old as the very yo...


A 'proud' Trump lauds grandchildren's performance for Chinese president

Arabella is well liked by Chinese netizens, and had previously been filmed reciting Chinese poetry and singing a song for Chinese New Year. According to SCMP...


Rajnath Singh refutes Pakistan's claim of fair trial to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale was summoned at Pakistan Foreign Office on Friday. He was tried by a field general court martial or an army court un...