French election debate: three hours on air, but no clear victor

French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen has caused controversy with her visit to Chad in the final weeks of her presidential campaign. According to the poll , the former socialist economy minister and this year's independent candidate Emmanuel Ma... More..

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BJP hails SC advice for amicable settlement of Ram Mandir dispute
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

BJP hails SC advice for amicable settlement of Ram Mandir dispute

Union Minister P P Chaudhary said the government favours talks to resolve the Ayodhya dispute. Terming the dispute a matter relating to religion which is "sensitive" and "sentimental", the highest court of th...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation information suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russian Federation

FBI Director James Comey announced Monday that the agency will be pursuing an investigation regarding Russian influence on the last year's Presidential election, including any possible collusion between the K...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Days of Israel-bashing over, Haley tells UN

Haley was addressing the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee - the powerful Washington, D.C. lobby whose self-described goal is to "strengthen, protect and promote the U.S. The top...More..

Sudan president, sought by ICC, welcomed by Jordan's king
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Sudan president, sought by ICC, welcomed by Jordan's king

On the eve of the summit, Abbas met with U.S. President Donald Trump's worldwide envoy, Jason Greenblatt, who has been shuttling between Israel, the West Bank and Jordan in recent weeks to assess prospects for ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Vegas Strip shut down with gunman on bus

An attorney for Cardenas couldn't immediately be found. The incident began around 11 a.m. Vegas time when one person was killed and another injured on the bus. He also fired shots at robots that police used t...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Man arrested in Birmingham

Masood drove a auto into pedestrians on Westminster bridge, killing two and injuring 40, before rushing through the gates of parliament, where he stabbed 48-year-old policeman Keith Palmer to death, before bein...More..

Expectations Gordhan will go leave South African markets on edge
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Expectations Gordhan will go leave South African markets on edge

On Monday night, several sources claimed that ANC and SACP officials were informed by Zuma that he meant to replace Gordhan with former Eskom CEO and new ANC MP Brian Molefe. Gordhan has been instrumental, to...More..

UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May will invoke Article 50. The legal status of European Union citizens who live in the United Kingdom, and of Britons who live in Europe, would be left undecided. May on Tues...More..

Miami Open: Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki Book Semifinal Showdown
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Miami Open: Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki Book Semifinal Showdown

The 35-year-old Croatian, who rolled back the years with a run to the last four in Australia, served nine double faults during the opening set - including on set point - and was broken four times to fall behind...More..

Juncker says Dutch election result 'inspiration'
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Juncker says Dutch election result 'inspiration'

It was " a victory for common sense and a great start for Europe's election season ", said Holger Schmieding , chief economist with Berenberg bank. Following Britain's vote to leave the European Union and Do...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Erdogan Wants Speedy EU Decision on Turkey's Membership Bid

Bulgaria also expelled a Turkish citizen and banned two others from entering the country, after reports a Turkish minister had campaigned for the DOST party that represents Bulgarian Turks, the country's larges...More..

China confirms detention of Taiwan pro-democracy activist
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

China confirms detention of Taiwan pro-democracy activist

Lee's case is being handling in accordance with legal process, and the Taiwan Affairs Office has "seen" family requests about the issue, Ma added, without giving other details. "The secrecy surrounding his case...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

2016 saw sharp rise in illegal Israeli settlement projects

The statement, though carefully worded to convey optimism, made it clear the issue of settlement construction remained unresolved . The Trump administration first articulated the nuances of its stance on set...More..

White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts

To avoid a circular firing squad, the House "could pass a bipartisan bill keeping the government open and attach a second GOP bill with wall funding ". If this happened, it would be yet another setback for an ...More..

EU summons Turkish delegate over Erdogan comments
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

EU summons Turkish delegate over Erdogan comments

But Kurtulmus, speaking after a cabinet meeting at the presidential palace chaired by Erdogan, defended the Nazi comparisons and gave no indication that such rhetoric would stop. However, what we don't want i...More..

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey brings Square business payments to the UK
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey brings Square business payments to the UK

The Square Reader costs £39, with businesses paying a 1.75% commission on each in-person transaction - cheaper than the 2.75% the company charges in the USA. Square , which focusses on small businesses, offer...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Navalny: a savvy and determined Kremlin foe

Navalny called for the demonstrations after publishing a detailed report earlier this month accusing the Russian prime minister of controlling a property empire through a shadowy network of non-profit organi...More..

Kim Jong Nam's Body Still at Local Hospital: Malaysian Minister
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Kim Jong Nam's Body Still at Local Hospital: Malaysian Minister

Ever since Malaysian authorities accused North Korean agents of masterminding the plot to kill Kim Jong Nam, nine Malaysian citizens have been held in Pyongyang and blocked from leaving the country. North Kor...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

FBI Director Comey To Speak At UT Intelligence Symposium

This approach will contrast sharply with the Trump campaign's approach; recall the candidate's supporters continually shouting "lock her up" in response to Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, eve...More..

Intelligence committee members disagree on dust-up involving Devin Nunes
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Intelligence committee members disagree on dust-up involving Devin Nunes

Last Wednesday, Nunes said he had learned from a source that the USA intelligence community incidentally collected information on members of Trump's transition team and then "widely disseminated" the info...More..

PM Theresa May Notifies Brussels Officially of Brexit Launch
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

PM Theresa May Notifies Brussels Officially of Brexit Launch

But with nationalist, anti-EU parties on the rise across Europe, they can not afford to give London generous terms that might encourage other member states to break away. But for Britons who voted 52 to 48 perc...More..

Germany: Merkel's CDU victorious in Saarland
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Germany: Merkel's CDU victorious in Saarland

The Social Democrats (SPD) won 29.5 percent, down from 30.6 percent in the last election in Saarland in 2012. The SPD have made strong gains in national opinion surveys since Martin Schulz, the folksy and pla...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tillerson will not meet Turkey opposition in Ankara visit this week

Inci-Pekoz, a Turkish-born real estate agent who now has German citizenship herself and can't vote, shrugged and turned to two veiled young mothers with strollers. Turkey has accused him of organising the coup...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Britain gives Northern Ireland parties more time to reach power-sharing deal

Brokenshire said he was encouraged that there remains a strong willingness to continue engaging in dialogue with a view to resolving outstanding issues and forming an executive and that must absolutely remain a...More..

US probably had role in Mosul blast that killed civilians
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

US probably had role in Mosul blast that killed civilians

In addition, between 23 and 26 March, reports were received that at least 95 civilians were killed in Risalah, Nabils, Uruba and Sainaah al-Qadimah neighbourhoods in western Mosul as a result of shelling, veh...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

French presidential candidate Le Pen predicts death of EU

Recent opinion polls in France put Ms Le Pen neck-and-neck in the first round with centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, with Mr Macron slated to win the run-off. Remarking that years of successive French gove...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Scottish Parliament Backs Bid For New Independence Vote

Sturgeon first predicted a push for a new independence referendum a year ago, hours after British voters elected to leave the EU. Sturgeon was strongly criticised during the debate by lawmakers from the Conse...More..

EU court rules Russia sanctions over Ukraine are valid
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

EU court rules Russia sanctions over Ukraine are valid

The court said the Council had adopted "restrictive measures" in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, according to Anadolu Agency. The EU imposed sanctions on Russia in 2014 over Moscow's annexation of ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Scotland's Parliament Calls For New Independence Referendum Before Brexit

But holding a binding referendum still requires approval from the British government. The Scottish motion calls for a vote by spring 2019. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale also opposed a second vote: "Bre...More..

Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians

Allegations of civilian casualties in both countries from US-led airstrikes have increased so much in recent months that, for the first time, the number of coalition strikes affecting civilians has surpassed th...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

United States envoy to UN: Syria's Assad 'hindrance to moving forward'

The conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) began on Monday in Washington, DC. Haley also stated that the UN is anti-Israel bias and when asked about her role in the UN she procla...More..

Ivanka Trump's New DC Neighbors Aren't Thrilled: 'They've Completely Ruined the Neighborhood'
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Ivanka Trump's New DC Neighbors Aren't Thrilled: 'They've Completely Ruined the Neighborhood'

The Obamas moved to the area after leaving the White House so their daughter, Sasha, could finish school, and live just a few hundred yards from the Trumps. On Friday morning, District transportation crews ...More..

Cosby lawyers ask to exclude his testimony on other women
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Cosby lawyers ask to exclude his testimony on other women

He is scheduled to go on trial June 5 in Montgomery County, a jury from Allegheny County. Prospects should then report to Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh to be interviewed, according to Steele. Howeve...More..

Guns silent as engineers work to ease pressure on Syrian dam
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Guns silent as engineers work to ease pressure on Syrian dam

It spoke after a senior Syrian government official warned on Sunday that the Tabqa dam had already been damaged by US-led air strikes targeting Islamic State, also known as Isis, and cited an increasing risk ...More..