North Korea calls US aircraft carrier dispatch outrageous

The U.S. Navy said on April 8 that it had sent a carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula in a show of force against North Korea's "reckless" nuclear weapons program. "If you violate worldwide agreements, if you fail to live up to commitments... More..

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Putin Could Meet Trump At Upcoming Arctic Summit In Finland

He mentioned Ronald Reagan and taxes and said, 'No. The Itar-Tass news agency reported that Putin said any eventual meeting with Trump must be well-prepared in advance. Putin said such meetings were norma...More..

Air Base Struck By US Missiles Operating Again, Syrians Say
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Air Base Struck By US Missiles Operating Again, Syrians Say

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the aircraft "took off from inside the Shayrat base, which is partially back in service, and struck targets near Palmyra". USA missile strikes on Syrian military pos...More..

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Three arrested over links to Russian Federation terror attack bomber

St. Petersburg was shaken by an explosion that tore through a metro train earlier on Monday, leaving at least 10 people dead and dozens injured. The federal Investigative Committee said that there was no evid...More..

James Brokenshire to make Commons statement on Stormont
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

James Brokenshire to make Commons statement on Stormont

Earlier: The British government will countenance the reintroduction of direct rule in Northern Ireland if extended talks to restore powersharing fail, the British Secretary of State James Brokenshire has warne...More..

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In France Presidential hopefuls debate economy, Europe

A self-described patriot, Le Pen hopes to extract France from the European Union and do away with France's membership in the shared euro currency. Fillon, once considered the favorite of the vote before cor...More..

Iraq cautiously turning against Assad after chemical attack atrocity
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Iraq cautiously turning against Assad after chemical attack atrocity

Echoing the government line, Sadr also said that the American strike would "drag the region to war" and could help "the expansion of Daesh [the Islamic State group]". President Donald Trump cast the USA assault...More..

Egypt's cabinet approves three-month state of emergency
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Egypt's cabinet approves three-month state of emergency

George Church during its Palm Sunday service, killing at least 27 people and injuring at least 78, the Ministry of Health said. Palm Sunday was one of the most celebrated services in the Christian Community...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

At least two dead, two wounded in Southern California school shooting

Police spokesman Lt. Mike Madden said in a press conference broadcast Monday afternoon that the two adults involved in the San Bernardino shooting were a man and a woman and that the male victim had "succum...More..

Red Crescent does not expect fresh wave of Syrian refugees into Turkey
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Red Crescent does not expect fresh wave of Syrian refugees into Turkey

Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people earlier this week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory US missile strike on a Syrian air base would only be "cosm...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Pull Syria's Assad into line, Turnbull tells Putin

Asked if Australia should be anxious about Russia's reaction, Senator Payne said Russian Federation needed to answer what it was going to do with its supporters, like Iran, to work with Bashar al-Assad, to find...More..

After Syria attack, Tillerson vows to defend innocents
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

After Syria attack, Tillerson vows to defend innocents

We got "100 percent" of the chemical weapons out they said. Yet after Trump's retaliatory strike, the position became less clear. "The Syrian government has lost the ability to refuel or rearm aircraft at S...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Two Adults Dead, Two Students Wounded in San Bernardino Elementary School Shooting

San Bernardino Police Capt. Ron Maass , the incident commander, said the suspect had gone to the classroom to visit the female victim, who was an instructor. In December 2015, 14 people were killed and 21 oth...More..

Kerry 'absolutely supportive' of Trump's Syria strike
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Kerry 'absolutely supportive' of Trump's Syria strike

It follows a chemical attack earlier this week that killed scores of civilians. But when he was asked for the US rationale, Cornyn showed why McConnell may have declined to elaborate. It's unclear what auth...More..

Chechnya Reportedly Sending Gay Men To Concentration Camp
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Chechnya Reportedly Sending Gay Men To Concentration Camp

This aggression against gay men reportedly began after an LGBT organisation applied for the rights to march in the capital of Grozny. Last week, at least 100 gay men had been rounded up in Chechnya , and thr...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Egypt govt approves state of emergency

Outraged Egyptians posted messages of solidarity with members of the embattled religious minority on social media, using a hashtag saying "your terrorism brings us together". Coming on Palm Sunday, when Christi...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Egypt's cabinet approves 3-month state of emergency nationwide

The Palm Sunday bombings struck churches in the port city of Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendom in Egypt, and the city of Tanta. ALEXANDRIA/TANTA, Egypt, April 10 (Reuters) - Families of victims of ...More..

Arab leaders seek common ground at summit on Palestinian state
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Arab leaders seek common ground at summit on Palestinian state

By focusing on the plight of the Palestinians, Arab leaders are hoping to inject momentum into a conflict that has been overshadowed by the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings and the wars that have followed in Syria, I...More..

French presidential contenders clash on jobs, security
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

French presidential contenders clash on jobs, security

The debate heated up when the candidates discussed the "moralization" of French politics. The far left is further splintered between Trotskyist Nathalie Arthaud and Philippe Poutou of the New Anti-Capitalist ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Stockholm Terrorist Was Ordered To Be Deported Shortly Before Attack

A shocked Sweden was to hold a minute of silence Monday to honour the victims of last week's truck attack by a Uzbek man whom police believe was a jihadist sympathiser. Many Swedes were back at work for the fir...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Series set as Ducks win Pacific, will face Flames

And with the Maple Leafs desperate to secure their first postseason spot since 2013 and just their second since 2006, a Kessel goal conjured old uneasiness in the arena to go with the present uncertainty abou...More..

McCain: Russia cooperated with Syria in chemical attack
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

McCain: Russia cooperated with Syria in chemical attack

Syria overshadowed the two-day G7 meeting in Italy. As he laid a wreath at the site, Tillerson alluded to the chemical attack in Syria last week that triggered retaliatory United States airstrikes. Senior Russi...More..

Venezuela protesters target Maduro, vow to keep up pressure
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Venezuela protesters target Maduro, vow to keep up pressure

The move sparked outcry among a population already suffering from triple-digit inflation and widespread shortages of basic goods. Opposition officials said security officers from the Venezuelan National Gua...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

United passenger forcibly removed from flight after refusing to give up seat

The incident comes two weeks after United drew social media scorn for enforcing its dress code for those who fly as nonrevenue passengers. In 2015, 46,000 travelers were involuntarily bumped from flights, acc...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

3.5 tonnes of ETA munitions found after disarmament vow: French PM

ETA killed more than 800 people in 40 years, as the group sought to establish an independent country between Spain and France. Spain and France have both demanded Eta completely disarm as the final step pri...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Find out why Twitter is suing Donald Trump

Twitter is the preferred communication method of America's annoying Orange-in-Chief Donald Trump, and has made a decision to sue the Trump administration after the social network was told to reveal the ident...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Trump speaks with Egyptian president on church bombings

Peter and St. Paul's Church in Cairo in December 2016 which claimed lives of dozens of people. Later, an explosion hit Saint Mark's Cathedral in the coastal city of Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendo...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Swedish police confirm identity of Stockholm truck attack suspect

Mr Bevington was a father who was described as "talented, compassionate and caring". "A wonderful husband, son, father, brother and close friend to many". They added that he was sympathetic to extremist group...More..

Egypt facing state of emergency after bombings
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Egypt facing state of emergency after bombings

Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria killed 18 civilians and four police officers, with a suicide bomber blowing himself up outside the cathedral. He recalled watching him singing at the service befor...More..

Trump Organization to close modeling agency
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Trump Organization to close modeling agency

She explained that following the sale of the Miss Universe pageant, the Trump Organization has made a decision to "focus on their core businesses in the real estate, golf and hospitality space". The models were...More..

Hijacked ship with Filipino crew rescued
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Hijacked ship with Filipino crew rescued

A group of 16 members from the Chinese navy's special force boarded the hijacked ship and rescued the 19 crew members" making no reference to the part played by the Indian Navy, or anyone else. Post mission, it...More..

United States warns Russian Federation over support for Assad
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

United States warns Russian Federation over support for Assad

Top diplomats from the seven major advanced economies are in Italy for their annual two-day meeting which had initially been expected to focus on intimate talks with new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson abou...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

War on Korean Peninsula Unlikely as US Supports Seoul's Peaceful Policy

Trump and his wife, Melania, hosted Xi and his wife for dinner Thursday night at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in south Florida. The widely anticipated meeting of the leaders of the world's two largest economies ...More..

Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline

These alarming revelations go against the worldwide trend of abandoning this cruel and ineffective punishment: excluding China, the number of executions worldwide in 2016 was down 37% from the previous year wit...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Egypt president declares state of emergency

The attack at St. Mark's Cathedral took place just outside of the entrance to the church and occurred during a Palm Sunday service given by the head of the Egyptian Christian community, Coptic Pope Tawadros II,...More..