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Abbas snubs US Vice President Pence over Jerusalem move

Abbas snubs US Vice President Pence over Jerusalem move

He said that the American decision was "null and void" for Ankara. Erdogan has been bitterly opposed to the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem and has called a summit of ...

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Riots Outside US Embassy in Beirut

Riots Outside US Embassy in Beirut

An AFP correspondent in Awkar outside the capital Beirut said several hundred pro-Palestinian demonstrators had gathered near the U.S. embassy, located in the area. On Friday, Israeli jets carried o...

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Turnbull to 'stand up' for Australia

Turnbull to 'stand up' for Australia

China's Xinhua news agency on Friday noted that the 45th anniversary of Australia establishing diplomatic relations with China falls on December 21. The Chinese government says it is "astonished" by...

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Tougher US Tone Toward Saudi Arabia Exposes Rift on Key Ally

Tougher US Tone Toward Saudi Arabia Exposes Rift on Key Ally

Tillerson also said that Hariri had assured him at a meeting in Paris that he had rescinded the resignation he had tendered on November 4 in a televised speech from Saudi Arabia. In Lebanon, Saudi Ara...

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets Iran's President

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets Iran's President

Johnson later backtracked and apologized for his remarks, saying she was in Iran on holiday. Her family fears the five-year sentence she was given on espionage charges could be lengthened. According...

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IDF Uncovers, Destroys Terror Tunnel in Israeli Territory

IDF Uncovers, Destroys Terror Tunnel in Israeli Territory

The statement said the attacks had come in response to rocket fire at communities on the Gaza periphery and said the IDF views Hamas as bearing sole responsibility for events in the Gaza Strip. In a f...

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First Fatality Confirmed in Southern CA Wildfires

First Fatality Confirmed in Southern CA Wildfires

Bruno added, "We're just really thrilled with the amount of interest with our local fire departments that were able to step up and volunteer..." "[We're] facing a new reality in the state", he said....

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All You Need to Know About Universal Declaration of Human Rights

All You Need to Know About Universal Declaration of Human Rights

It has made a number of interventions on key issues of human rights, which include, among others, issues of bonded and child labour, prison reforms, right to health, right to food, mental healthcare, ...

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We acquired Leonardo's Salvator Mundi, Abu Dhabi says

We acquired Leonardo's Salvator Mundi, Abu Dhabi says

Saudi Prince Badr bin Farhan al-Saud had recently been rumored to have bought the painting, which the Prince's office denied. Christie's said the artwork will be going to the museum, but declined to...

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Won't ape BJP, won't respond to its abuses: Rahul Gandhi

Won't ape BJP, won't respond to its abuses: Rahul Gandhi

Narendra Modi began the campaigning for the second phase from Lunawada. Gandhi's statement comes at a time when his party is facing flak over Aiyar calling Modi " neech aadmi " which was mentioned ...

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United Nations envoy meets North Korean overseas minister

United Nations envoy meets North Korean overseas minister

Feltman arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday, and during his visit met senior North Korean officials, including Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, reports Efe news. North Korea also said in a statement carried...

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Iraqi PM Declares 'End Of War Against IS' In Iraq

Iraqi PM Declares 'End Of War Against IS' In Iraq

The United States is congratulating Iraq following the prime minister's announcement that the war against the Islamic State is over. The Islamic State group has repeatedly returned to their insurgen...

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Heavy snow to batter the West Midlands this weekend

Heavy snow to batter the West Midlands this weekend

The snow comes just hours after Storm Caroline was thought to have brought winds of up to 90mph . Motorists should expect delays and rural areas could even be "cut off" as heavy snowfall is expec...

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Triple H beat Jinder Mahal in WWE Live event

The main event of WWE's India live show saw Jinder Mahal vs Triple H in a match some thought was too long. A WWE fan himself, the Judwaa 2 actor had a fan moment when he got to meet and click pi...

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USA vice-president Mike Pence is not welcome, say senior Palestinian officials

USA vice-president Mike Pence is not welcome, say senior Palestinian officials

President Donald Trump's announcement America would relocate its Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . As Al Jazeera reports , "Palestinian protesters gathered at the central Al Manara squ...

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China criticizes India over drone crash inside border

China criticizes India over drone crash inside border

Doklam is located in the Sikkim section of the India-China border. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the country has lodged a diplomatic protest to India over the drone violating C...

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Voting for 1st phase of Gujarat elections today

Voting for 1st phase of Gujarat elections today

CM Rupani's Rajkot (west) constituency recorded 29.20 per cent polling till midday. In a clear attempt to play the victim of a Congress vilification campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Fri...

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Tillerson Says No Normalization of NATO Ties With Russia

Tillerson Says No Normalization of NATO Ties With Russia

However, highlighting how the West depends on Russian Federation in efforts to address the multiple conflicts in the Middle East, Tillerson said Washington saw it as Moscow's task to make sure Russia...

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Israeli retaliation strikes kill two Palestinian gunmen in Gaza

Israeli retaliation strikes kill two Palestinian gunmen in Gaza

In Gaza, two Palestinians were killed in border clashes sparked by the deeply controversial Trump declaration. "A projectile was sacked from the Gaza Strip in southern Israel", the IDF said, but was...

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Attack on United Nations peacekeeping forces in DRC 'a war crime'

Attack on United Nations peacekeeping forces in DRC 'a war crime'

The U.N. mission in 2006 helped carry out Congo's first free and fair elections in 46 years, but since then the victor of that vote, President Joseph Kabila, has become further entrenched in his post....

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Natalie Nougayrede: We need to plan for Russian Federation after Putin

Natalie Nougayrede: We need to plan for Russian Federation after Putin

Under al-Sisi, Egypt has expanded military ties with Russia and signed a slew of deals to buy Russian weapons. The first phase of the $27 billion project was completed in December. "Novatek, once ...

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Appeals Court Lets Dassey Conviction Stand

Appeals Court Lets Dassey Conviction Stand

Then, in June, a three-judge panel from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals stood by the determination, but the state appealed for a full court ruling . "Today's ruling contravenes a fundamental an...

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United Nations envoy expresses concern about violence escalation in Middle East

United Nations envoy expresses concern about violence escalation in Middle East

USA allies in Europe had criticized Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, expressing concerns that it would hinder peace negotiations and inflame civil unrest in the Middle East...

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UNM Rallies in Support of Mikheil Saakashvili

UNM Rallies in Support of Mikheil Saakashvili

Saakashvili resigned as mayor of Odessa after declaring he could not remain in the position due to corruption that President Poroshenko was sponsoring and enabling. Larisa Sarhan, a spokeswoman for th...

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Manafort Heavily Edited Op-Ed, Documents Filed by Mueller Show

Manafort Heavily Edited Op-Ed, Documents Filed by Mueller Show

A spokesman for Manafort did not have any immediate comment. Prosecutors say Manafort and the colleague - who is "assessed to have ties" with Russian intelligence - meant to publish the piece unde...

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