United States drops 'MOAB' bomb on Afghanistan

General John Nicholson, the head of USA and global forces in Afghanistan, said the bomb was used against caves and bunkers housing fighters of the Islamic State in Afghanistan, also known as ISIS-K. "That is why you use this weapon ... it will set of... More..

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'Conflict could break out at any moment' over N. Korea: China
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

'Conflict could break out at any moment' over N. Korea: China

As we've said , it's all but inevitable: Sometime between now and the end of Trump's term, the White House is going to have to grapple with a huge - and potentially deadly - decision about North Korea and its ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Ahmadinejad to run for president

Last year, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei discouraged him from running for presidential bid because it is "not in his interest and that of the country". "It is in clear defiance of what the supreme lea...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

US, Russia agree on Syria probe

Following the 4 April atrocity, President Donald Trump ordered a cruise missile strike on a Syrian regime airbase from where the chemical attack was allegedly launched. "Russian Federation should ask themselves...More..

Jenson Button to step in for McLaren at Monaco Grand Prix
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Jenson Button to step in for McLaren at Monaco Grand Prix

McLaren chief Zak Brown said it is not guaranteed that Button will take Alonso's place in Monaco but Hamilton is keen to see his compatriot and the 2009 F1 champion back on the grid. "I've never raced an IndyCa...More..

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After brutal assessment of relations with US, Putin meets Tillerson

As her boss Rex Tillerson, the U.S. secretary of state, was meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia , Haley told the council, "It is long past time for Russia to stop covering for Assad". Such a r...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Russia blocks UN condemnation of Syria gas attack

More than 80 people were killed in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April, and hundreds suffered symptoms consistent with a nerve agent. The attack on Khan Sheikhoun is expected to be near the top o...More..

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'Low level of trust' between United States and Russia, Tillerson says

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has said it believes Mr Assad's government is responsible for at least two chemical weapons attacks that have occurred in Syria since then - cl...More..

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WaPo: Obama admin got FISA warrant on Carter Page during campaign

FBI Director James Comey confirmed last month that the agency has been investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia since last July, as part of a larger investigation into Russian attemp...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Kim Jong Un opens complex of N. Korean high-rise apartments

The North has since said it is ready for "war" with the U.S., while speculation is mounting that it might conduct a nuclear or missile test to mark the 105th birthday anniversary of founder Kim Il-Sung on Sat...More..

U.S. assessing 'military options' as North Korea test looms
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

U.S. assessing 'military options' as North Korea test looms

It's unclear who the original source of the claim was and the reasoning for making this information public. Said Trump: "North Korea is a problem, the problem will be taken care of". "It's high stakes", a sen...More..

Woman dies in Lough Erne boating accident
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Woman dies in Lough Erne boating accident

The couple from Co Donegal had hired a cruiser with their children, a boy aged 13 and girl aged 11. The Donegal woman, who tragically died while on a family holiday has been named. The Fermanagh South Tyrone ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

North Korea says it 'will go to war' if USA provokes it

If not, we will solve the problem without them! In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press in Pyongyang , Mr Han warned the U.S. against provoking North Korea militarily, saying: "We will go to ...More..

Spain saves 26 migrants from sinking boat in Mediterranean
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Spain saves 26 migrants from sinking boat in Mediterranean

Twenty-three migrants were rescued around 6 miles off the coast after authorities received a distress call Thursday morning. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Last week, the Italian coast guard ...More..

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'Trust has eroded' between U.S. and Russian Federation

In some ways, Russia's official military presence in Syria could make the situation potentially even more menacing now compared to what it was during the war in Vietnam, when the Soviet Union never official...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

New Zealanders brace for 2nd major storm in just over a week

Most areas in New Zealand already declared their state of emergency after the floods and the land slips destroyed the infrastructure. A heavy storm which has been labelled the "worst in decades" has started t...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Russian Federation responsible 'by proxy' for suspected Syrian chemical attack: United Kingdom minister

On Sunday, Tillerson emphasized that the administration considers defeating the Sunni militants of Islamic State the most pressing concern in Syria, not ousting Assad. The Observatory, which relies on a network...More..

North Korea's nuclear test site appears 'primed and ready,' USA group says
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

North Korea's nuclear test site appears 'primed and ready,' USA group says

U.S. President Donald Trump says he spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping by telephone about what be called the North Korean "menace". "There is a possibility that North Korea is already capable of shooti...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

US Drops 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan

President Trump praised the earthshattering bombing as "another successful job". "Precautions were taken to avoid civilian casualties with this air strike", Ghani said. "This is a very specialised weapon, we ...More..

North Korea defiant over nuclear test plan despite U.S. pressure
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

North Korea defiant over nuclear test plan despite U.S. pressure

Earlier Tuesday, Trump suggested the U.S. could "solve" the North Korea issue unilaterally. "It's not hard to see that ever since the United States and Republic of Korea chose to deploy THAAD, the situation h...More..

Video of youth tied to army jeep in Kashmir evokes anger
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Video of youth tied to army jeep in Kashmir evokes anger

The video which has widely been shared has sparked anger and Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also joined the Twitter force to express his anger. "This requires an urgent inquiry & follow up NOW!", read Ab...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

West Yorkshire Police stand silent for PC Keith Palmer

The Force joined colleagues across the country in the two minute silence at 2pm this afternoon. Yorkshire police officers are among those present at the funeral of a constable murdered at his post. On Monday ...More..

Cluster of 'avoidable' baby deaths at NHS trust to be investigated
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Cluster of 'avoidable' baby deaths at NHS trust to be investigated

Mr Boles said: "Following the release of the outcome of recent inspections at ULHT hospitals, it is obviously very disappointing for all involved, and for local people generally, that they are once again in spe...More..

Hatters gather to commemorate sacrifice and valour of Vimy Ridge
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Hatters gather to commemorate sacrifice and valour of Vimy Ridge

French President Francois Hollande, members of the Royal Family and Gov. Gen. David Johnston were among the dignitaries at the ceremony in northern France. Hundreds gathered at the National War Memorial on Satu...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Graham very hawkish on ISIS and Assad, more troops, more Trump action

McMaster said the United States was "prepared to do more" regarding military action in Syria if necessary. The sentiment was supported by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who on Sunday said in an interview ...More..

Palestinian stabs woman dead on Jerusalem train -Israeli police
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Palestinian stabs woman dead on Jerusalem train -Israeli police

In addition, the ambulance service was treating a pregnant woman who suffered an injury to her stomach when the light rail came to a sudden halt because of the attack, as well as a man in his 50s who hurt his l...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Australia to help India train 4 lakh trainers, assessors

A FREE trade agreement between Australia and India is still a long way off it seems, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull yesterday saying progress on an agreement was slow. "Prime Minister Turnbull and I discu...More..

US'mother of all bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

US'mother of all bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

Army in Afghanistan in 2015. Trump, who during the campaign promised to "bomb the s- -t" out of ISIS, lauded the mission and said he had authorized the military to act. "We have the greatest military in the w...More..

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to hold Syria accountable for chemical account
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to hold Syria accountable for chemical account

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow on Wednesday as the two countries traded sharp accusations about a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Until the chemical ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Iran's Rouhani condemns United States attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

Now two and a half months into the job, The New York Times has dubbed her a "leading diplomat" in the administration, while others like Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Syrian deal to evacuate tens of thousands of people begins

The agreement will also see the evacuation of residents from two pro-government Shiite villages in northern Syria. Meanwhile, buses carrying rebel fighters and their families left the government-besieged town...More..

Venezuela opposition leader gets 15-year ban from running for office
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Venezuela opposition leader gets 15-year ban from running for office

On Friday, Capriles was banned from running for office for 15 years for misappropriating government funds for personal and political use. He was considered the opposition's best hope of defeating Socialist ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Sarin nerve gas used in Syria: British scientists

Stoltenberg said within the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, the United States military action on Syria has been met with understanding. Though President Donald Trump has spoken with Putin by phon...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Back-and-forth between Dr. Dao and United Airlines

United's CEO said he felt "ashamed" in an interview with Good Morning America . "They've made it public how they make the determination, and they have a right to do that, I suppose", Snyder said. CNN just ...More..

'We're not getting along with Russian Federation at all'
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

'We're not getting along with Russian Federation at all'

Those were the words of President Donald Trump after meeting with NATO's secretary general on Wednesday. He said at a November 2015 primary debate, "I got to know him very well because we were both on '60 Min...More..