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Trump administration reprimands Russia, expels 60 Russian diplomats

Trump administration reprimands Russia, expels 60 Russian diplomats

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for coordinated measures by European Union members and the group's ambassadors were meeting in Brussels to discuss action against Russian Federation....

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'makes surprise visit to China'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'makes surprise visit to China'

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it was "not aware of the situation" when asked whether a North Korean official had arrived in the country. Chinese social media had been swamped with rumour...

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Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war

Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war

The move was a response to years of alleged intellectual property theft by China. "Nobody wins from a trade war", he said . In his latest jolt to the prevailing global order, Trump on Thursday au...

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IGP's Comment On Dapchi Christian Girl Misunderstood - Police Spokesman

IGP's Comment On Dapchi Christian Girl Misunderstood - Police Spokesman

By the time I fly there, they might think I break and that was why I postponed the visit to Dapchi". Sharibu was said to have been held back because she refused to convert from Christianity to Islam...

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Malaysia's Bill to fight fake news tabled in Parliament

Malaysia's Bill to fight fake news tabled in Parliament

Under the Anti-Fake News 2018 bill, anyone who publishes so-called fake news could face fines of up to 500,000 ringgit ($128,140), up to 10 years in jail, or both. President Donald Trump popularised t...

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France pays tribute to 'hero' cop, victims of jihadist attack

France pays tribute to 'hero' cop, victims of jihadist attack

Supermarket boss Samia Menassi, whose store remains closed and surrounded by police tape, recalled hearing the first gunshots. Lakdim was killed by police who stormed the supermarket. Christian Guib...

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Trump orders expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats, closure of Seattle consulate

Trump orders expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats, closure of Seattle consulate

European Council president Donald Tusk has said 14 member nations have expelled Russian diplomatic staff over the poisoning of an ex-spy in the UK. All Russian diplomats, connected to the country'...

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Huge crowds rally in U.S. for gun controls

Huge crowds rally in U.S. for gun controls

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg speaks during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington , DC on March 24, 2018. That march saw an estimated 450,000 to a million attendees...

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Will Trump tariff plan punish Chinese home textiles?

Will Trump tariff plan punish Chinese home textiles?

Trump signed an executive memo issuing the instructions on Thursday at the White House. Although the USTR was given 15 days by Trump to propose a list of Chinese products that will be targeted, China'...

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China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff dispute with Trump

China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff dispute with Trump

China's commerce ministry said on Friday that the country was planning measures against up to $3 billion of US imports to balance the steel and aluminum tariffs, with a list of 128 USA products that...

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Palm Sunday: Pope Francis urges youths not to be silent

Palm Sunday: Pope Francis urges youths not to be silent

He insisted, even, they have a duty not to at the mass in the Vatican's St. Peters Square Sunday. The crowd that shouted "hosanna" as Jesus entered Jerusalem included all those for whom Jesus was ...

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Turkey to target new town in Syria operation, Erdoğan says

Turkey to target new town in Syria operation, Erdoğan says

Erdogan said on Sunday that the Turkish military and allied Syrian forces have taken "total" control of Afrin , a major development in the almost two-months offensive against a Syrian Kurdish militi...

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PM focuses on farmers in his 42nd 'Mann Ki Baat'

PM focuses on farmers in his 42nd 'Mann Ki Baat'

The prime minister said he himself is an example of Ambedkar's philosophy. "To forget how to dig earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves", he quoted Gandhi as saying. - The Prime Minister sa...

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Ireland's World Cup hopes remain alive as UAE stun Zimbabwe

Ireland's World Cup hopes remain alive as UAE stun Zimbabwe

Before the start of the final round Super Six matches, Zimbabwe just needed a win over UAE to make it to the World Cup and the victor of West Indies-Scotland match would have accompanied the hosts to ...

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China Already Eyeing US Farmers In Possible Tariffs Retaliation

China Already Eyeing US Farmers In Possible Tariffs Retaliation

European and United States trade officials said this week they were beginning talks to reach a compromise. Separately, the ministry also criticized Trump's decision to approve a possible tariff hike...

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Two killed by bomb in 'attempted assassination' of Alexandria security chief

Two killed by bomb in 'attempted assassination' of Alexandria security chief

Egypt's Interior Ministry on Saturday announced that a bomb placed under a parked vehicle on the roadside exploded while the convoy of Alexandria's head of security, General Mostafa al-Nimr, was pass...

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Trump Says Trade Deal With South Korea 'Close to Being Finished'

Trump Says Trade Deal With South Korea 'Close to Being Finished'

Despite fears of a tit-for-tat trade war that have sent global markets tumbling, Trump said many countries are now coming to the table to negotiate "fair" trade deals with the United States. The Asian...

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UN Human Rights Council Calls for Ending Arms Sales to Israel

UN Human Rights Council Calls for Ending Arms Sales to Israel

Israel and the United States frequently claim that the UNHRC singles out the Jewish state for criticism while glossing over human rights abuses by other states, including its own members. The stateme...

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Palestinian Ahed Tamimi agrees 8 months in Israeli jail after plea deal

Palestinian Ahed Tamimi agrees 8 months in Israeli jail after plea deal

Israeli lawyer Gaby Lasky (L) speaks with her client, sixteen-years-old Ahed Tamimi (R), before she stands for a hearing at the military court in Ofer military prison, near the West Bank city of Rama...

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Mnuchin: Pres. Trump's Trade Policies Will Create Economic Success

Mnuchin: Pres. Trump's Trade Policies Will Create Economic Success

Although Republicans hold a majority in both houses, the federal spending budget requires bipartisan support to make it through Congress and included many aspects Trump and the GOP were not happy w...

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Trebes Crisis: Heroic French Policeman Married His Sweetheart on Deathbed

Trebes Crisis: Heroic French Policeman Married His Sweetheart on Deathbed

Several hundred investigators devoted to the inquiry were still checking the claim and looking into possible help Lakdim could have received, Macron's office said. A statement Friday by CRIF, the umbr...

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ISIL claims responsibility for attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

ISIL claims responsibility for attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

Meanwhile, Aminullah Amin, deputy police chief, said one individual was killed and seven others were wounded in the suicide blast. ISIL claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack near a Shiite...

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Barack Obama due to arrive in Sydney

Barack Obama due to arrive in Sydney

Even Mr Obama's social media accounts remained silent during his stay, negating any hope some had that he could boost New Zealand tourism with a scenic photo post. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda A...

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Border breach: Israeli army hits Hamas targets

Border breach: Israeli army hits Hamas targets

The sirens sounded due to machine gun fire that took place inside the Gaza Strip. Hamas , which remains in control in the Gaza Strip since over a decade, has called for a new Palestinian uprising o...

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Dead, 69 Missing in Russian Shopping Center Fire

Dead, 69 Missing in Russian Shopping Center Fire

Investigators had initially reported five people dead including a child and another 30 people injured and taken to hospital. Twenty people were saved from the burning building, Tass reported, and ...

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