Erdogan claims narrow victory in Turkish referendum despite opposition protests

Pro-government media painted the result as a victory for the Turkish people, transforming a constitution left over from a 1980 military coup. But a crackdown by Erdogan since a failed coup last July has been condemned in European capitals. More..

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Raptors continue tradition of giving away deeply weird T-shirts for National Basketball Association playoffs

Meanwhile, Toronto FC faced defeat, losing to the Columbus team 2-1 in Ohio. Jonas Valanciunas had nine points and nine rebounds . If there were any questions about Monroe's role in this series, I think ...More..

European Union urges Turkey to seek 'national consensus' after vote
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

European Union urges Turkey to seek 'national consensus' after vote

Erdogan survived a failed coup attempt in July a year ago, responding with a crackdown that has seen 47,000 people detained and 120,000 sacked or suspended from their jobs. Especially, the changes related to t...More..

Korea says N. Korea attempts but fails to launch missile
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Korea says N. Korea attempts but fails to launch missile

South Korean and U.S. intelligence officials are trying to determine what type of missile was used Sunday, but initial reports said it could be a medium-range missile, according to a White House foreign polic...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

European leaders say vote shows 'deeply divided' Turkey

Turkey has also gone from being a potential member of the European Union to being a thorn in its side. "Wait!" Erdogan told supporters outside the presidential palace, referring to Turkey's long-standing member...More..

Carter Page Dodges Pretty Much Every Question During Interview About FISA Warrant
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Carter Page Dodges Pretty Much Every Question During Interview About FISA Warrant

Trump has denied any wrongdoing, but the investigations could shadow his presidency for months or even years. They knew from previous court cases back in 2013 that Mr. policies toward Russian Federation, but Pa...More..

British MEP mocked at European Parliament over 'war with Spain' controversy
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

British MEP mocked at European Parliament over 'war with Spain' controversy

Johnson said he thought the British government's position was "very, very clear". "We're going to look after Gibraltar". The Prime Minister reiterated that the government is " committed " to working with G...More..

Pence warns NKorea not to mistake USA resolve
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pence warns NKorea not to mistake USA resolve

The US has recently leaned on China - North Korea's main ally - to apply pressure to Pyongyang to curtail its nuclear ambitions. "Your willingness to step forward, to serve, to stand firm without fear, inspires...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

USA 'prepared to do more' in Syria if chemical weapons used again

Trump has been fighting accusations that his election campaign may have colluded with the Russians to help him win the presidency. "Nevertheless, Syria is very complicated, and the situation on the ground r...More..

Bernie Sanders weighs in on United scandal, blasts 'dysfunctional' airline practices
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Bernie Sanders weighs in on United scandal, blasts 'dysfunctional' airline practices

Asked about support for the strike from within the Democratic Party and even former Obama administration officials, Sanders said the Syria strike, as well as the U.S. Despite the loss, Sanders insisted that t...More..

South African President Jacob Zuma warns against racism resurgence in the country
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

South African President Jacob Zuma warns against racism resurgence in the country

South Africa's opposition groups marked the 75th birthday of President Jacob Zuma with a protest, pushing for his resignation amid ongoing corruption and mismanagement scandals. "In 2019 I will step down as pre...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump seems to rule out deeper U.S. intervention in Syria

The U.S. president's comments came almost a week after he ordered U.S. airstrikes against an Assad base in Syria in response to the dictator's use of chemical weapons in a rebel-held part of northern Syria. Sti...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump team braces for North Korea 'event,' including a possible nuke test

Speculation has been building about a pre-emptive USA strike on North Korea in case of a major Pyongyang provocation, despite repeated assurances from South Korean officials that any American military action wo...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pence warns North Korea that 'era of strategic patience is over'

The new and inexperienced USA president has indicated he will not allow North Korea to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the western United States. and our...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Naveen flayed for not meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The star of the show was BJP President Amit Shah, the chief strategist of the ruling party's extraordinary victory whom Modi felicitated during the party meet. He said Muslim women have been facing difficulties...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea rolls out missiles

Neither was able to determine immediately what kind of missile was being tested. A submarine-launched ballistic missile was also on display. Washington has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" with ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Cleveland police made contact with Steve Stephens after Facebook killing

Stephens' last known location was the murder scene, he said. Stephens' mother, Maggie Green, said the oldest of her three children came by her house Saturday afternoon. "That's all he was doing". Debbie God...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Kirui Shines In His Boston Marathon Debut, Third Marathon Ever

So who is Edna Kiplagat ? Certainly, on a relatively warm April day, when temperatures hovered in the low to mid-70s, it was the guys with track backgrounds and not a lot of miles and marathons in their legs...More..

British lawmakers want Bashar Assad's wife's United Kingdom citizenship revoked
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

British lawmakers want Bashar Assad's wife's United Kingdom citizenship revoked

The UK's Liberal Democratic Party is calling to revoke Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's wife, Asma al-Assad, of her British citizenship. The 41-year-old, who originally comes from Acton in west London, has ...More..

Selfie time: Modi rides the Delhi metro with Australian PM Turnbull
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Selfie time: Modi rides the Delhi metro with Australian PM Turnbull

The focus of Turnbull's visit during April 9-12 will be driving high-level exchanges and contacts, security and defence relations and boosting cooperation in education and skill development, diplomatic sources ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkey rejects referendum observers' criticism

A supporter of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds a placard that reads "don't worry, the world can be our enemy " in Ankara, Turkey , late Sunday, April 16, 2017. Turkey's foreign ministry dismissed the obs...More..

European Leaders Respond Cautiously to Turkey Vote
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

European Leaders Respond Cautiously to Turkey Vote

Erdogan, a populist with a background in once-banned Islamist parties, has ruled since 2003 with no real rival, while his country emerged as one of the fastest-growing industrial powers in both Europe and the M...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'

Christopher Hill, former US ambassador to the Republic of Korea, said on "This Week" Sunday that he thinks President Trump "is trying to out-North Korean the North Koreans" with his tough rhetoric. "The world w...More..

United won't use police to remove overbooked passengers
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

United won't use police to remove overbooked passengers

The passengers were boarded when United tried to make room for four employees of a partner airline, meaning four people had to get off the flight. The video showed off a bleeding and screaming Dr. "I won't ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

What did the 'mother of all bombs' achieve?

Some residents in areas of Achin recently liberated from Islamic State occupation welcomed Thursday's strike, which hit headlines around the world and has been widely interpreted as a deliberate show of strengt...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pence Tells North Korea: 'The Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

Last week, a USA aircraft carrier-led strike group set course for the Western Pacific Ocean close to the Korean Peninsula amid growing fears over the North's weapons tests. He said the United States insists "on...More..

Man accused of assault at rally says Trump inspired him
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Man accused of assault at rally says Trump inspired him

During the altercation, Trump shouted "get out" and "get 'em out of here!" Attorneys for the protesters have argued the Trump supporters who allegedly roughed them up were acting on Trump's declarations. "B...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

India, Australia to further cooperation in maritime security, education

India and Australia inked six pacts including one aimed at boosting counter-terrorism cooperation after talks between Modi and Turnbull. "We took a number of forward-looking decisions to further strengthen our ...More..

Turkey vote on expanding Erdogan powers 'unequal'
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkey vote on expanding Erdogan powers 'unequal'

As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims victory in the referendum , the world leaders are also greeting the Turkish president on Sunday s historic referendum . Turkey's three largest cities - Istanb...More..

Little concern about border: John Kelly
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Little concern about border: John Kelly

As Tuesday's deadline for bids passed, U.S. Customs and Border Protection declined to identify bidders or say how many there were, which is standard practice in government contracting. -Mexico border in Ciuda...More..

China denies any political motive as North Korea suspends flights
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

China denies any political motive as North Korea suspends flights

That clarity we hope will be received in North Korea, and that they will understand that the United States of America, the people of South Korea, our allies across the region are resolved to achieve our objecti...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pence says era of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over

Wit, who has recently met with North Korean officials, adds: "I think we should not underestimate North Korea's resolve to resist pressure from the United States". After a two-month policy review, officials set...More..

Trump's Art of the China Deal
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump's Art of the China Deal

Asked why he thought a shift in Chinese policy would only have a limited impact, he continued: "It's going to take a deal between the USA and North Korea to bring the missile tests to a standstill". The North h...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Arkansas AG working to overturn decisions halting executions

A federal judge issued stays for each of the inmates Saturday and a state court judge on Friday blocked prison officials from using a paralyzing drug until he could determine whether Arkansas obtained it proper...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Tillerson and Russia's Sergey Lavrov to speak after meeting on Syria

Speaking amid a backdrop of USA investigations of Russian meddling in last year's presidential election, Lavrov also said Russia confirmed its willingness to dispel problems in relations with the U.S. But Mr Ti...More..