Trump aides differ over Assad's future after Syria attack

Trump's United Nations ambassador, Nikki Haley, said the United States had "multiple priorities" in Syria and that stability there was impossible with Assad as president. Russian Federation swiftly condemned last week's attack. Russian President Vl... More..

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Tillerson offers Russian Federation a choice

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed the United States will take a firm stance toward Syria's Assad regime and Russian Federation, which is backing it. Mattis says he reviewed intelligence about the April ...More..

Trump slams Russian Federation for backing 'evil', calls Assad 'an animal'
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump slams Russian Federation for backing 'evil', calls Assad 'an animal'

Mr Johnson said: "We will be discussing the possibility of further sanctions certainly on some of the Syrian military figures and indeed on some of the Russian military figures who have been involved in co-ordi...More..

Mattis: US Missile Strike on Syrian Airbase Was Measured Response
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Mattis: US Missile Strike on Syrian Airbase Was Measured Response

USA intelligence agencies have said similar. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP). The United States launched 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield on Thursday (7 Apr...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Bangladesh signs almost two dozens agreements

India and Bangladesh signed 22 agreements following Saturday's talks. "This is important for India, for Bangladesh and for India-Bangladesh relationship". When Hasina ends her India trip, Bangladesh's Assista...More..

11-year-old Swedish girl killed in truck attack
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

11-year-old Swedish girl killed in truck attack

Court documents seen by AFP showed Akilov, who is facing life behind bars, had requested that his state-appointed lawyer Johan Eriksson be replaced by a Sunni Muslim, saying "only a lawyer of this faith could a...More..

Turkey's referendum unlikely to kickstart long-stalled reforms
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Turkey's referendum unlikely to kickstart long-stalled reforms

According to a report by the Unity for Democracy (DIB), an opposition-affiliated organisation, live television broadcasts from March 1-20 period dedicated 169 hours to Erdogan, 301.5 hours to the ruling AK Part...More..

Pakistan rules out immediate execution of Indian 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Pakistan rules out immediate execution of Indian 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav

Samaa TV quoted an official source as saying that the Army chief called on Sharif "and took him into confidence regarding". He said that Pakistan kidnapped Jadhav to present him as a false proof that India is...More..

Muslim Egyptians donate blood to deadly church blast victims
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Muslim Egyptians donate blood to deadly church blast victims

The first blast took place in the Coptic church of Mar Girgis, also known as St George, in the Nile delta city of Tanta, about 120 kilometre from Cairo , and killed 27 people and injured 78, according to the...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Guitarist J. Geils found dead in his MA home

According to the police, preliminary investigation suggests Geils died of natural causes. The J. Geils Band was founded in 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts, while Geils, whose full name was John Warren Geil...More..

Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest

Many at Saturday's protest rallied behind Capriles, holding signs with his image. While protesters say Saturday's demonstration in Caracas started peacefully, the day ended in fierce clashes between demonstra...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

North Korea calls US bombing of Syria 'unacceptable'

Everything is hard at the beginning, a matter-of-fact Chinese saying goes. Russian Federation should ask themselves. Officials said a drone belonging to either Russian Federation or Syria was seen hovering over...More..

North Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

North Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

China's public probably won't regard the strike as a message to their leaders unless the Trump administration makes the case explicitly, said Doug Paal, vice-president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for ...More..

Senior Official: Russia Knew About Chemical Attack In Advance
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Senior Official: Russia Knew About Chemical Attack In Advance

However, Tillerson said in television interviews that aired Sunday that the top USA priority in the region remains the defeat of Islamic State militants. The United States has sought to downplay expectations ...More..

Dalai Lama episode: A not-so-subtle signal to China
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Dalai Lama episode: A not-so-subtle signal to China

Chinese state media continued its attack on India over the Dalai Lama's recent visit to Arunachal Pradesh, claiming the residents of the northeastern Indian state were suffering under India's "illegal rule". In...More..

Syria missile strike: Assad regime change Trump administration priority, Nikki Haley says
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Syria missile strike: Assad regime change Trump administration priority, Nikki Haley says

And we believe that the first priority is the defeat of ISIS", Tillerson said in an interview with CBS television's "Face the Nation" being broadcast later Sunday. But there have been repeated allegations of ...More..

Charleston church killer gets life in state case
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Charleston church killer gets life in state case

He chose Emanuel AME because it is one of the country's oldest black congregations and he wanted to start a race war , he told the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a videotaped confession. Roof was ordered...More..

May, Trump agree Russian Federation should break ties with Assad: UK PM's office
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

May, Trump agree Russian Federation should break ties with Assad: UK PM's office

He went on to say that the USA missile strike on the Syrian air base was "a clear violation of worldwide law". "And our hope is Bashar al-Assad will not be a part of that future". At a meeting at Lucca in...More..

PMs' day out: Modi, Turnbull hold talks, take metro ride
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

PMs' day out: Modi, Turnbull hold talks, take metro ride

After hitting a peak of $18 billion in FY'12, India-Australia trade had fallen and remained stagnant at the level of $12-13 billion between FY'14 and FY'16. The much-touted India and Australia civil nuclear de...More..

Trump all talk when it comes to return of coal
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump all talk when it comes to return of coal

The commander in chief signed an "Energy Independence" executive order Tuesday as a means of rolling back former President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan . Thankfully, for all his bluster, the best Trum...More..

Russian Federation claims USA is planning missile strikes on Damascus
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Russian Federation claims USA is planning missile strikes on Damascus

The trip is the most sensitive to date for Tillerson. He was speaking days after US missile strikes on a Syrian airbase in retaliation for what the United States said was a chemical weapons attack by Assad's ...More..

Connie Britton was executives' first choice to play Scandal star
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Connie Britton was executives' first choice to play Scandal star

Washington joked. But in the end, it was her casting that made history, as Washington became the first black woman to head a drama in 37 years. "I got a phone call from somebody who said, 'This would be the ...More..

A Top Baloch Leader Reveals How Kulbhushan Jadhav Was Kidnapped By ISI
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

A Top Baloch Leader Reveals How Kulbhushan Jadhav Was Kidnapped By ISI

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday sought help from Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for drafting a resolution that will be adopted by both houses against Pakistan over the death sentence given to Kul...More..

San Bernardino school looks to recover after killings
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

San Bernardino school looks to recover after killings

Karen Elaine Smith , 53, was killed after her husband opened fire in her San Bernardino classroom as she taught April 10, 2017. Burguan said they separated about a month ago after being married for just a f...More..

Trump Won't Commit to Backing Bannon vs. Kushner
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump Won't Commit to Backing Bannon vs. Kushner

On Tuesday , he tweeted: 'Ivanka needs to be removed from the White House, along with her bloodthirsty, Zionist husband!', once again pushing the FireKushner hashtag. His workload has expanded to superhuman...More..

Republicans Got Gorsuch Confirmed But Senate Democrats Are Winning The War
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Republicans Got Gorsuch Confirmed But Senate Democrats Are Winning The War

The final vote was 54-45 tally in favor of the judge's confirmation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who made the decision to change Senate rules, said Mr Gorsuch would "make the American people p...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Bartra undergoes wrist surgery after bus attack

Frauke Koehler, a spokeswoman for federal prosecutors, said that two suspects from the "Islamist spectrum" have become the focus of the Dortmund investigation. The match has been rescheduled for tonight, wi...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Donald Trump Forgot Which Country He Just Bombed

And we had the most lovely piece of chocolate cake that you ve ever seen and President Xi was enjoying it", Trump told the Fox Business television network. So what happens is I said we've just launched 59 m...More..

Blame Voters for the Political Corruption in Alabama
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Blame Voters for the Political Corruption in Alabama

The Association Press announced that Bentley first reported his intention to resign on Monday afternoon during a cabinet meeting. He'll be required to serve one year's probation, complete 100 hours of community...More..

Sharif sees key role for United States in resolving Kashmir dispute
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Sharif sees key role for United States in resolving Kashmir dispute

Sharif at the same time said that Pakistan wants good relations with all countries, particularly its neighbours. "The nation has full trust in the country's armed forces", he said, assuring Pakistan's armed f...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

G7 ministers look to persuade Russian Federation to abandon Syria's Assad

Russia, along with Iran, is Assad's primary backer, and its intervention in Syria's war has been crucial to ensuring his grip on power, although no longer over the entire country. Only weeks ago, it appeared th...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Tillerson and Lavrov open talks in Moscow

Tomahawk missile barrage on a Syrian air base was either a rebel provocation or caused by Syrian warplanes hitting a rebel chemical weapons facility. Mr Lavrov said: "We consider it of utmost importance to ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump Considering Sanctions Against Russia, Iran for Supporting Syria

But the underlying tensions between the former Cold War foes never went away and last week's chemical attack has left ties once again in crisis. For his part, Rohani, whose country is a main backer of the Ass...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

White House says no looming staff shake-up, despite clashes

Bannon had fought internally against the Syrian intervention - one of the most momentous decisions of Trump's young presidency - and lost. Kupchan, now a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, a n...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Putin says US-Russia relations "degraded" since Trump took office

Tillerson, making the first visit by a Trump Cabinet official, went to the Kremlin in the early evening to meet with the Russian leader, the U.S. Embassy and the Kremlin said. The Russians have responded with t...More..