Trump, Xi talked Syria strike over 'beautiful' chocolate cake

We're now having dessert . And we had the most handsome piece of chocolate cake that you've ever seen, and President Xi was enjoying it. "And President Xi was enjoying it", Mr Trump said . Security Council resolution condemning the reported use o... More..

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defies Supreme Leader to run for Iranian presidency
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defies Supreme Leader to run for Iranian presidency

Reporters with the " Associated Press " described watching as stunned election officials processed the hardliner's paperwork. "There is extensive pressure on me from dear people of different walks of life as ...More..

Pentagon seeks to 'surprise' ISIS with unannounced troops deployments in Iraq & Syria
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Pentagon seeks to 'surprise' ISIS with unannounced troops deployments in Iraq & Syria

Al-Jumaili was dubbed the IS minister of war. Less than 1 percent of the almost 18,000 US -led coalition airstrikes on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria yielded reports of possible civilian casualties, a...More..

Democrats: Solid opposition to Trump, but what comes next?
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Democrats: Solid opposition to Trump, but what comes next?

Democratic attorneys general took a lead role to successfully block Trump's executive orders restricting travel from some Muslim-majority countries, and are also resisting efforts to roll back environmental reg...More..

Egypt faces state of emergency after bombings
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Egypt faces state of emergency after bombings

George Church in the city of Tanta, killing 27 people and injuring 68, according to the country's health ministry. He asked el-Sisi to convey his heartfelt wishes to the families of the victims and to the i...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Britain blames Russian Federation for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack

The United States on Thursday fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles from warships in the Mediterranean at the Shayrat airfield near Homs in central Syria. Russian Federation had agreed to ensure Syria's chemical we...More..

Indonesian men face caning for gay sex
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Indonesian men face caning for gay sex

Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on Indonesia to release the men who were detained in March after vigilantes reported them to religious police for allegedly engaging in gay sex. "Intervening to stop the publi...More..

Assad: Syria Chemical Attack '100 Percent Fabrication'
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Assad: Syria Chemical Attack '100 Percent Fabrication'

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said experts had analysed available information "and their preliminary assessment (was) that this was a credible allegation". We don't have any chemical ...More..

Mass protests in Seoul commence against Park Geun-hye arrest
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Mass protests in Seoul commence against Park Geun-hye arrest

Police officers detain supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye as they stage a protest rally in front of her private home on the day that Park is due to appear for a court hearing on her arres...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Hillary Clinton calls for strikes against Syrian airfields

As for dealing with Assad, Clinton told New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof that she thinks the Syrian leader should have been stopped from bombing innocent people and dropping sarin gas on them. Clinto...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

NASA Scientists Discover Nearby Ocean Worlds That Could Mean Life Beyond Earth

NASA's Cassini spacecraft said the icy, ocean-covered body possesses ample amounts of hydrogen gas. Associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Thomas Zurbuchen, said, "This is the ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Donald Trump ordered Syria strikes while eating 'the most attractive cake'

China on Wednesday refused to back Russian Federation in vetoing a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom Trump described as an "animal" and a "butcher". "'But you wa...More..

Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

It will reduce the focus on manoeuvres in quiet areas so examiners can better assess how safe new drivers will be on busier roads, where they have more accidents. Meanwhile new manoeuvres will be introduced inc...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Russian, Chinese Foreign Ministers Discuss Situation on Korean Peninsula, Syria

Han Song Ryol also blamed President Trump's " aggressive " tweets for "making trouble". North Korean Vice Minister Han Song Ryol said "we will go to war if they choose" after reports emerged that the USA i...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Evidence that Syria sarin gas attack was staged: Moscow

Syrian authorities - "abetted by Russia's continuing efforts to bury the truth" - still possess and use chemical weapons, an American diplomat told the global chemical weapons watchdog on Thursday. "We gave up ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

India seeks details of Jadhav's trial

Coast Guard sources said the Ministry of Defence has not given clearance for the delegations visit. Home Minister Rajnath Singh refuted Pakistan's claim of a fair trial being given to retired navy officer Kul...More..

ISIL's second-in-command killed in air strike
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

ISIL's second-in-command killed in air strike

Air strikes by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group have likely "unintentionally" killed 229 civilians since the offensive began in 2014, according to US Central Command. At least 300 civili...More..

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syrian investigation
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syrian investigation

The most obvious reason why is the USA attack on a Syrian airbase after Assad's regime used chemical weapons last week. France's U.N. Ambassador Francois Delattre said "with this attack, the Syrian regime has...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Iran election: Ahmadinejad registers despite Khamenei warning

Ahmadinejad's entering the race has angered conservatives who no longer consider him an insider. Ahmadinejad won two successive terms in 2005 and 2009 before being replaced by Rouhani in 2013. Ahmadinejad's...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Sweden attack suspect refused residency

Swedish Security Police spokesman Simon Bynert said the suspect had been involved in an asylum process in Sweden, but that the security police had not been part of it. "Police have arrested a person and we have...More..

Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues

What's more, China is no longer a currency manipulator hell-bent on lowering the value of the yuan against the dollar - contrary to what a lot of people want to believe and what policy wonks trying to protect v...More..

Palm Sunday church bombings kill 36 in Egypt
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Palm Sunday church bombings kill 36 in Egypt

People gather outside the St. George's Church after a suicide bombing , in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt , Sunday, April 9, 2017. The head of the Coptic church, Pope Tawadros II, had been inside St. The...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

United Airlines Changes Its Policy On Displacing Customers

None would describe their limits on paying passengers. At first, the airline offered $400. On Friday , company Chairman Robert Milton said the board supported Munoz. "They can say, 'Look, we're already solvi...More..

Arkansas' multiple execution plan appearing to unravel
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Arkansas' multiple execution plan appearing to unravel

An Arkansas judge has blocked the state from using a lethal injection drug in its upcoming executions of six men who were to be included in the Republican governor's unprecedented aim of judicially killing ei...More..

Battleship hosts annual Easter Egg Hunt Carnival
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Battleship hosts annual Easter Egg Hunt Carnival

Easter egg hunts are a tradition you see this time of year in neighborhoods across the world. It is sponsored by the Anaconda-Deer Lodge Chamber of Commerce and the Washoe Theater. You'd have to pound the pave...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

UN Security Council approves smaller successor mission in Haiti

One boy said he slept with as many as 100 soldiers, averaging about four per day. She strongly warned the countries that if they refuse to hold their soldiers accountable, there will be consequences such as...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Vimy Ridge: Royals to commemorate defining WW1 battle

Britain's Prince Charles attended the commemoration with his sons, Princes William and Harry, who dropped boots symbolizing the dead soldiers and ceramic poppies at the grand war memorial that marks the site of...More..

Consent decree hearing will proceed; judge denies USA request for
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Consent decree hearing will proceed; judge denies USA request for "pause"

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' order for a review of Department of Justice consent decrees with local police departments should not affect Warren's 2012 agreement because it already is close to comp...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

After attacks, Egypt's Pope curbs Easter celebrations

At least 45 people were killed in both suicide attacks carried out on Palm Sunday . The Alexandria attack took place as Pope Tawadros was presiding over the service, but managed to escape unharmed. Over the pa...More..

Egypt says second church bomber identified
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Egypt says second church bomber identified

Parliament approved on Tuesday President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's decision to declare a three-month state of emergency following the attacks, an action seen as a foregone conclusion since the legislature is pack...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump Got Syria and China Right Last Week

This hardly resembles the candidate Trump who sold himself as a pugnacious outsider, hell-bent on upending decades of USA support for ever-freer trade to safeguard American jobs from nations that play unfairl...More..

Farm loan waiver by UP government not adequate: Congress
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Farm loan waiver by UP government not adequate: Congress

The Uttar Pradesh government could hold its next cabinet meeting outside state capital Lucknow, a practice that could continue. Another farmer also appealed for the same urging the government to let forego at...More..

Two More Officers In United Passenger Removal Placed On Leave
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Two More Officers In United Passenger Removal Placed On Leave

Senior Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Transportation Committee demanded answers from United Airlines CEO and the Chicago Department of Aviation about the removal of the passenger in the video. That's w...More..

Stormont talks to wind down for Easter break
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Stormont talks to wind down for Easter break

The Northern Secretary formally paused the Stormont talks on Wednesday afternoon while warning that a failure to reach political agreement by "early May" would result in fresh Assembly elections or a return to ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at annual parade

State TV showed images of the Pukkuksong-2 SLBMs on trucks waiting to be paraded in front of leader Kim Jong Un. Goose-stepping soldiers and marching bands filled the square, next to the Taedonggang River tha...More..