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China says its increasingly powerful military is no threat

China says its increasingly powerful military is no threat

Speaking ahead of Monday's release of China's national budget by parliament, Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui, who is also parliament's spokesman, declined to provide any guidance on how much defence...

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Germany's Social Democrats back coalition with Merkel

Germany's Social Democrats back coalition with Merkel

His colleague Andrea Nahles said she was hopeful, but added: "Naturally I'm a bit nervous". Germany , Europe's economic powerhouse, has faced months of uncertainty after voters returned a fragmente...

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Past Time to End Impunity for Atrocities in Eastern Ghouta

Past Time to End Impunity for Atrocities in Eastern Ghouta

In the village of Al-Wafideen, the Syrian authorities and the Russian center for reconciliation of warring sides created conditions for civilians evacuating along the only humanitarian corridor connec...

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U.S. determines North Korea used chemical weapons

U.S. determines North Korea used chemical weapons

The UN headquarters in NY. North Korean missile technicians have also reportedly been seen working at weapons facilities inside Syria. Moscow also believes it was Washington's saber-rattling and r...

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Sharma holds his nerve and the lead in Mexico

Sharma holds his nerve and the lead in Mexico

And after opening rounds of 65 and 66 gave Sharma a two-shot lead at the halfway stage, he added a third round of 69 to finish 13 under par, two ahead of Masters champion Sergio Garcia, five-time ma...

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Oligarch's 'mistress' offers info on Trump-Russia ties for United States asylum

Oligarch's 'mistress' offers info on Trump-Russia ties for United States asylum

Vashukevich's story offers a glimpse into the shady world of Russian oligarchs. He also alleged that the two could have been the link between Trump and Kremlin, pointing to a possible collusion with...

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Iran's defense program has nothing to do with France: Velayati

Iran's defense program has nothing to do with France: Velayati

A display featuring missiles and a portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen at Baharestan Square in Tehran , Iran September 27, 2017. However, US President Donald Trump is mak...

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Putin's nuclear boast escalates a global 'cold war of nerves'

Putin's nuclear boast escalates a global 'cold war of nerves'

Putin turned toward offensive nuclear-capable systems near the end of his annual, wide-ranging state of the nation address in Moscow , in which he also said Russia needed to spend heavily on impr...

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North Korea threatens to 'counter' USA over military drills with the South

North Korea threatens to 'counter' USA over military drills with the South

For Kim, it is considered crucial he is seen by his people as strong and respected by both the South and the US, with the three nations negotiating as peers, analysts in Seoul said. by its own mode of...

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Manhunt continues for CMU student suspected of murdering parents

Manhunt continues for CMU student suspected of murdering parents

The two people killed were James Davis Sr. and Diva Davis, who were both 47 and were the parents of the suspect, university officials said on Twitter. Police did not confirm if Davis is a student of ...

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Biggest Title Yet! Bautista Agut Wins Dubai

Biggest Title Yet! Bautista Agut Wins Dubai

It proved his undoing when Bautista-Agut constructed a fourth break opportunity and Pouille contrived to hit a double fault. Bautista Agut rallied from a break down in the second set to pave the way...

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Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT intensifies manhunt for Naveen's associates

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT intensifies manhunt for Naveen's associates

Kumar, who belongs to Maddur town of Mandya district, was arrested after CCB's investigation unearthed his links with some right-wing groups that supposedly had facilitated murderers of Lankesh ...

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Student threat investigated at Billerica Memorial High

Student threat investigated at Billerica Memorial High

Paul Phillips of the San Diego Police Department said. There was no immediate threat to staff or students due to mid-winter break on March 1 & 2. "We continue to encourage students, staff and the pu...

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Former Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar announces retirement

Former Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar announces retirement

You are always welcome in Amsterdam, Steven!", Ajax Amsterdam said. Shaun Bartlett, who played with Pienaar at Bafana Bafana and also had a successful club career in England, said the talented mid...

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Frank China-US talks can avert possible trade war

Frank China-US talks can avert possible trade war

This helped the authoritarian nation have some kind of checks and balances and a relatively orderly transfer of power, which, in return, hugely enabled China to maintain political stability and impres...

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Storm coverage: Evacuations in parts of Santa Barbara County, Ventura County

Storm coverage: Evacuations in parts of Santa Barbara County, Ventura County

As a outcome, vegetation that helped anchor earth in place was burned from hillsides when torrential rains arrived a month later and sent mud and debris thundering into the town of Montecito. "Once th...

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See the gun bills Florida lawmakers are debating after the Parkland massacre

See the gun bills Florida lawmakers are debating after the Parkland massacre

The annual 60 day session ends on Friday, and the Legislature wants this bill to pass the neccessary changes needed to address the shooting that left 17 people dead. Rep. Emily Slosberg, D-Boca Ra...

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Meet the men behind BJP's historic performance in Tripura

Meet the men behind BJP's historic performance in Tripura

The National People's Front, and the newly launched Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) are the main rivals. Nagaland has chose to support the BJP in formation of a stable government...

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CMU shooting suspect in hospital, press conference scheduled

CMU shooting suspect in hospital, press conference scheduled

A MI college student accused of killing his parents at a campus residence hall was arrested early Saturday after a almost daylong manhunt . The university is considered a gun-free zone, and Yeagley...

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Storm lashing US Northeast kills at least five people

Storm lashing US Northeast kills at least five people

The National Weather Service of USA said that coastal flooding was possible from New Jersey to MA with winter weather advisories, winter storm warnings and high wind warnings in effect from the Nort...

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Carson Cancels HUD Order on Pricey Dining Set

Carson Cancels HUD Order on Pricey Dining Set

But for Ben Carson , the man in charge of those vouchers, that's just slightly more than the cost of a dining set. But that wasn't the end of the conversation, according to a complaint alleging ret...

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USA says it can not confirm whether Nirav Modi is in America

USA says it can not confirm whether Nirav Modi is in America

On Thursday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had moved an NBW against them in court. The agency, last week, had similarly attached 21 immovable assets worth Rs523.72 crore of diamond jewellery busi...

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Slovakians rally after a journalist was murdered

Slovakians rally after a journalist was murdered

Kuciak, 27, had been investigating alleged political corruption linked to Italian organised crime in Slovakia. His last, unfinished article was published posthumously by Slovak and global media. She...

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Pakistan's senate election seen as a bellwether for Shahbaz Sharif

Pakistan's senate election seen as a bellwether for Shahbaz Sharif

Another independent candidate Asad Junejo, having backing of PML-N, won the second seat for Islamabad after receiving 214 votes against 32 votes to Imran Ashraf and Kanwal Shozab respectively, accor...

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Durban Test: Mitchell Marsh 96 guides Australia to 351

Durban Test: Mitchell Marsh 96 guides Australia to 351

Starc used reverse swing from around the wicket to make the ball move disconcertingly away from the right-handed batsmen before blasting out the last two batsmen, both left-handers, with full deliveri...

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