Chinese State Media Hails Trump, Xi Meeting

Both men got some of what they wanted out of the meeting. On Friday, US missiles struck a Syrian airbase, killing at least six people. Trump did raise his concerns on the issue with Xi. He also said "there can be no dispute" that Syrian governmen... More..

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Washington to Monitor Syrian Government Response to Attack

Nichols quotes Representative Barbara Lee, the lone vote against President George W. Bush's 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force: "at a time when President Trump stands on the verge of marching our ...More..

North Korean Defector: Kim Jong Un Would Launch Nuclear Weapons First Strike
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

North Korean Defector: Kim Jong Un Would Launch Nuclear Weapons First Strike

Angered by the probe, North Korea issued a travel ban on Malaysians earlier this month, trapping three diplomats and six family members - including four children - in Pyongyang. "It was a mixed feeling, as we d...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

8 people detained in connection with St. Petersburg Metro bombing

The entire subway system in St. Petersburg, a city of 5 million, was shut down and evacuated before partial service resumed six hours later. Kyrgyzstan is a former Soviet republic which gained independence in...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Stockholm attack: Suspect has ISIS sympathies

An Uzbek man suspected of ramming a truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing four people, had expressed sympathy for Islamic State and was wanted for failing to comply with a deportation order, Swedish police s...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Privacy advocates plan to fight Congress' repeal of ISP privacy rules

By so doing, the House of Representative is following in the footsteps of the Senate , which last week passed a similar resolution. Republicans said former President Barack Obama's appointee to the F.C...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

A Trump national security adviser tapped as Singapore envoy

Deputy national security adviser Kathleen "K.T". Flynn was ousted in February after it became clear that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russian officials. McFarland's future on th...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Movement of US Navy strike group a reaction to North Korea: McMaster

Image has been reviewed by U.S. Military prior to transmission.) In this handout image provided by the U.S. Navy, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) March 15, 2009 in the Indian Ocea...More..

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping announce plan to avoid trade row
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping announce plan to avoid trade row

Trump and Xi were expected to get into more detailed discussions about trade and foreign policy issues on Friday, concluding their summit with a working lunch. There has been talk in China about how the USA a...More..

Key Dem McCaskill to oppose Gorsuch, back filibuster
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Key Dem McCaskill to oppose Gorsuch, back filibuster

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY is trying to line up enough votes to block Judge Neil Gorsuch. Sens. Joe Manchin from West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp from North Dakota say they will support the preside...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Rouhani wants chemical attack in Syria investigated

Washington hurried to accuse the Syrian government for the suspected chemical attack. Defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, pushing Iranian influence out of Syria, and the removal ...More..

Man wanted in death of pregnant wife
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Man wanted in death of pregnant wife

Speaking with CP24 at the scene earlier in the day, Staff Sgt. Peter Cousins said that police are still in the "early stages" of their investigation. He will appear for a bail hearing in Durham Sunday morning...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Egypt Coptic church blast 'kills at least 13' in Nile Delta

Images broadcast by private television stations showed bloodstains smearing the whitewashed walls of the church next to shredded wooden benches. His aides later told local media that he had escaped unharmed. Ab...More..

Syria war: US 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Syria war: US 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance

Paul criticized Trump's move to strike, saying "the United States was not attacked", and reminding the commander-in-chief of his obligation to consult with Congress about military actions, adding that previous ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

21 dead, 59 injured in Egypt church bombing

Shortly after the second explosion , another bomb was found outside the church. He was not injured. The Pope is scheduled to meet Egypt's president, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, and leaders of the Catholic dioce...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Boris Johnson calls off Russian Federation visit

Johnson discussed the move with his USA counterpart last night after the United States launched 59 tomahawk cruise missiles at the Shayrat airbase in Syria, following intelligence that deadly chemical weapons a...More..

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Moves Into His Official Residence
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Moves Into His Official Residence

The Chief Minister will also perform puja at his official residence and all the ministers and MLAs will attend a fruit party in the evening. " Josh mein hosh naa khoye " (don't lose sense in excitement). Many c...More..

Ruckus over singing 'Vande Matram' rocks Allahabad civic body
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Ruckus over singing 'Vande Matram' rocks Allahabad civic body

Not singing Vande Mataram shows a prejudiced mind. "While Vande Mataram was recited on November 23, 1992 and Jan Gana Man on November 24, 1992". As Vande Mataram was causing dispute, the members of the ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Ecuador's Lenin Defeats Banker in Presidential Election

Speaking to supporters, Lasso said that it was unfathomable that an exit poll that showed him winning by 6 percentage points could have been off by such a large margin. we vow to take all the steps necessary so...More..

Yogi waives loans for small and marginal farmers
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Yogi waives loans for small and marginal farmers

This apart, Rs 5630 crore of NPA of 7 lakh farmers will also be written off. The decision ieen as the fulfillment of BJP's poll promise to waive of farm loans if it comes to power in the state. Loans from nat...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Missile Strike Is Greeted With Ambivalence

Much of the worldwide community rallied behind Trump's decision to fire the cruise missiles in reaction to this week's chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of men, women and children in Syria. We also ne...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Syrian air base bombed by US cruise missiles resumes operations

Like health care, Trump is learning that foreign policy is complicated and that taking the wrong step can have severe consequences. "He has shown a total lack of interest in working to end Syria's civil war", B...More..

Sibu Airport expected to reopen only at noon Monday
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Sibu Airport expected to reopen only at noon Monday

MAHB advised passengers to check with their respective airlines on their flight status. Many passengers scheduled to depart from the Sibu Airport today were not aware of flight cancellations in the wake of ...More..

Donald Trump sends Congress letter explaining Syrian airstrikes
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Donald Trump sends Congress letter explaining Syrian airstrikes

Speaking about the cruise missile strike at a briefing late on Thursday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "I would not in any way attempt to extrapolate that [the strike] to a change in our policy or pos...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support

Shortly after news broke that Trump had authorized a strike targeting Assad, foreign policy experts warned it would have little effect. Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday that the US intervention was only "cosmetic...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trump tells Congress Syria attack ordered to protect USA interest

During the meeting, Haley openly questioned Russia's role in Syria and said Russian Federation was supposed to be responsible for removing chemical weapons from Syria. At the United Nations, Russia's deputy a...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Swedish police say truck attack suspect showed IS sympathies

Police in Sweden have arrested a man suspected of killing four people in Stockholm on Friday with a stolen truck, in what authorities are calling an act of terrorism. "We are focusing on how he entered the co...More..

Iran's Rouhani calls Assad to stress backing for Syrian state
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Iran's Rouhani calls Assad to stress backing for Syrian state

Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad described the US attack as "Foolish and Irresponsible" in a statement released by his office. Apart from Russian Federation and Iran, the entire world applauded the military...More..

Iran says USA strike in Syria
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Iran says USA strike in Syria "dangerous, destructive"

Speaking to Syrian state TV, Barazi said: "The Syrian leadership and Syrian policy will not change". Colonel Ahmed Osman , of the Turkey-backed Sultan Murad rebel group said: "We welcome any action that ...More..

Former South Korean president Park arrested in corruption probe
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Former South Korean president Park arrested in corruption probe

Park, 65, arrived expressionless at the court to plead her case that she should not be arrested or held while prosecutors investigate the scandal. Ms Park lost her presidential immunity and was dismissed from...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

UN Security Council adopts statement strongly condemning North Korea missile launch

So far, Trump has not addressed this possibility, and said on the campaign trail that he only believes in using force if it's in the USA national interest. North Korea, which is known to have a large stockpile ...More..

Isis shoots down Iraq army helicopter over Mosul killing two pilots
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Isis shoots down Iraq army helicopter over Mosul killing two pilots

The coalition has faced criticism for mounting civilian casualties in Mosul, the most controversial incident a March 17 strike in the Al-Jadida neighborhood of the city, which left at least 140 people dead, ac...More..

Gibraltar criticises Spain over naval incursion
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Gibraltar criticises Spain over naval incursion

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson insisted there will be no change to Gibraltar's sovereignty without consent. Asked during a visit to Jordan whether she could rule out war with Spain , Mrs May evoked Sir...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

BJP failed to fulfill promises made to farmers: Samajwadi Party

In addition, he said the state government will settle dues for all whose accounts have been declared Non Performing Assets (NPA) by the banks under one time settlement scheme. Loans from national banks form 86 ...More..

U.S. Carrier Diverts to North Asia Amid North Korea Tension
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

U.S. Carrier Diverts to North Asia Amid North Korea Tension

North Korea has ramped up its nuclear program under its relatively new leader Kim Jong Un, carrying out two nuclear tests and launching some 20 ballistic missiles a year ago alone. Pyongyang has carried out fi...More..