World

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with Bibi in NY

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with Bibi in NY Danny Danon, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, said it was due to the fact that the visit took place at the hotel where the Egyptians were staying and that the Israelis were guests. "I actually think with the capability of Bibi and, frankly, the other side, I really think we have a chance", he added, referring to the Israeli prime minister by his nickname. [Full Article...]

Mattis Explains Why US Hasn't Shot Down Any North Korean Missiles

Mattis Explains Why US Hasn't Shot Down Any North Korean Missiles Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by telephone about keeping pressure on North Korea using economic sanctions imposed through the United Nations, the White House has said . Following the September 15 test, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said Monday that the US has not seen a reason to shoot down any North Korean missiles as of yet. [Full Article...]

Poland, Austria agree to cooperate in sanctioning N. Korea

Poland, Austria agree to cooperate in sanctioning N. Korea Humanitarian aid to the DPRK will resume in around 21 months. The hold on aid comes after controversy over the appropriateness of providing assistance at a time when the North is engaging in nuclear and missile provocations. "The U.N. agencies are trying to help the neediest in North Korea". European Union ambassadors have reached an initial agreement to impose more economic sanctions on North... [Full Article...]

Turkey in show of force on Iraqi border

Turkey in show of force on Iraqi border Turkey, which has always been fighting its own Kurdish separatists, carried out military exercises at the Iraqi border and amassed dozens of tanks on its southern frontier. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was asked in an interview with Al-Monitor whether the head of Turkish intelligence Hakan Fidan would travel to Erbil for talks about two senior Turkish intelligence officers. [Full Article...]

Protest shuts down Pelosi's DREAM Act news conference in San Francisco

Protest shuts down Pelosi's DREAM Act news conference in San Francisco DACA is the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program imposed under President Barack Obama that gave temporary legal status to undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as minors. If the deal falls apart and Trump returns to his pattern of insult-hurling and name-calling, the Democratic leaders will be right where they began - no better and no worse. [Full Article...]

Pakistan urges United Nations to appoint a special envoy on Kashmir

Pakistan urges United Nations to appoint a special envoy on Kashmir He further continued that Pakistan and the U.S. share the common objective and that is to fight terrorism and bring peace in Afghanistan. Asked at the CFR interaction to comment on the Trump administration's recently unveiled Afghan policy, under which the US President has sought more help from New Delhi to bring peace and stability in the war-torn country, Abbasi said Pakistan sees zero polit... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton savages Trump's United Nations speech on "Colbert"

Hillary Clinton savages Trump's United Nations speech on Before Hillary Clinton chose to include "Russian hacking" on her long and growing list of excuses for losing the 2016 U.S. presidential election, back when she was USA secretary of state, Clinton's foundation sent an invitation to then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to attend the 2009 Clinton Global Initiative summit in NY. [Full Article...]

West Ham cruise through but Bilic wants more from club record signing

West Ham cruise through but Bilic wants more from club record signing Summer signing Sead Haksabanovic could also be in line to make his first appearance for the Hammers since arriving from Swedish outfit Halmstads in a deal worth a reported £2.7million. West Ham duo Mark Noble and Javier Hernandez are ready to face Tottenham , despite rough treatment from Bolton in the midweek Carabao Cup fixture. [Full Article...]

James Corden blasted for smooching Trump's chump

The politician, who left his post as President Donald Trump's aide in August, courted controversy when he made a cameo during host Stephen Colbert's opening monologue during the awards ceremony to poke fun at himself and his reputation for making false statements. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma City police kill deaf man who didn't obey commands

Oklahoma City police kill deaf man who didn't obey commands That's when witnesses started yelling " he can't hear you ", according to Mathews. The incident is being investigated by the homicide unit, Mathews said. When he was about 4.5 meters away from the officers, they opened fire - Lt Lindsey with his Taser and Sgt Barnes with his gun. A neighbor told the Associated Press that Sanchez used notes to communicate with her and her husband. [Full Article...]

Ninth nursing home resident dies after power outage

Ninth nursing home resident dies after power outage The problem was noted the following day by Broward County and by the nursing home administrator in a call to the state, but the state says there was no indication that conditions had become risky. This post has been updated with information about proposed state rules requiring generators at nursing homes and assisted living facilities . Another voice mail was retrieved at 12:50 p.m., according to... [Full Article...]

Limiting warming to 1.5 degrees possible

Limiting warming to 1.5 degrees possible The report , which analyzed existing commitments from 22 states, 54 cities, and 250 US -based businesses, found that those commitments put the United States on pace for emissions reductions of between 12 to 14 percent by 2025 - roughly half of the 26 to 28 percent reduction over 2005 emission levels pledged by the Obama administration during the 2015 Paris climate conference. [Full Article...]

IDF Welcomes "Historic" Establishment of US Military Base on Israeli Soil

IDF Welcomes The air defense chief said the permanent presence of a U.S. facility on Israeli soil sends a "message to the region and our surroundings that our partnership with our friend the United States is important". "And now with the opening of this site, these crucial interactions will happen every day". Haimovich also noted that the IDF had established a new Iron Dome battalion, referring to the battle... [Full Article...]

Kenyan top court finds electoral body complicit in poor conduct of polls

Kenyan top court finds electoral body complicit in poor conduct of polls Chief Justice David Maraga mentioned only "irregularities and illegalities", notably in the transmission of election results. Supreme Court judge Njoki Ndung'u criticised the nullification of the presidential election without scrutiny of ballots to verify the claims of rigging. [Full Article...]

Mumbai Suffers A Deluge After Heavy Rainfall Again

Mumbai Suffers A Deluge After Heavy Rainfall Again Schools and colleges in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region will remain closed on Wednesday, a day after heavy rains lashed the city and triggered water logging in many areas. Several domestic airlines made a decision to waive off airfare penalties for passengers travelling to or from Mumbai for a defined period period after the main runway was closed. [Full Article...]

United Nations head opens signing for 1st nuclear ban treaty

United Nations head opens signing for 1st nuclear ban treaty The island and 40 other States endorsed the initiative adopted on July 7, which prohibits the development, testing, production, acquisition, possession, storage and transfer, as well as the threat of use of those lethal devices considered a serious danger for human survival. [Full Article...]

Special Councel Robert Mueller requested documents on Trump's actions as president

Special Councel Robert Mueller requested documents on Trump's actions as president The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director has asked the Trump administration for documents about 13 different areas where he wants information, the New York Times reported Wednesday . The administration's rationale for dismissing Comey gradually shifted in the days after he was sacked. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said, according to a document obtained by the Times at the... [Full Article...]

Everyone Can Sympathize as Their Childhood Store Toys'R'Us Goes Bankrupt

Everyone Can Sympathize as Their Childhood Store Toys'R'Us Goes Bankrupt The company needs to take a hard look at its baby business, which lately has been an albatross. Toys "R" Us said the majority of its stores around the world remained profitable and would continue to operate as normal through the holiday period , which is when they do most of their business. [Full Article...]

Trump warns Venezuela is 'collapsing'

Trump warns Venezuela is 'collapsing' Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has been pushing the country toward autocracy as he struggles to turn around an unprecedented financial crisis spurred by a drop in global oil prices. Maduro didn't attend the meeting, but Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, who was there in his place, condemned Trump's statement . Maduro faced worldwide condemnation for the methods he has used to neut... [Full Article...]

Russian military refutes rumors of journalists hit at Zapad-2017 exercise

Russian military refutes rumors of journalists hit at Zapad-2017 exercise Russian military helicopters fire during a military exercise at a training ground at the Luzhsky Range, near St. Petersburg, Russia , Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The source claimed three people got injured in the incident, and none of them were civilians. The military exercises are taking place from September 14-20 in western Russian Federation and include 13,000 military personnel from Russian Fed... [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292  Next »