Fugitive Mexican ex-governor moved to Guatemalan prison

A statement from Mexico's federal Attorney General's Office said Duarte was detained Saturday with the cooperation of Guatemalan police and the country's Interpol office in Panajachel, a picturesque tourist town on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala's highlan... More..

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North Korea weapons program poses 'serious threat' to Australia: Bishop
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea weapons program poses 'serious threat' to Australia: Bishop

Trump has already ordered the aircraft carrier strike group led by USS Carl Vinson to head to the Korean Peninsula, saying it was aimed at preventing provocations by the North. "If the USA is reckless enough ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

South Korea prosecutors charge South Korea's ex-president Park for bribery

Former President Park Geun-hye arrives at a detention center in Uiwang, south of Seoul , in a vehicle on March 31, 2017, after a court issued a warrant to arrest her in connection with a corruption scandal tha...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Brighton returns to English top-flight after 34 years

It would take Brighton to lose games by a heavy amount and Huddersfield to win by a similar margin for the south coast side to drop out of the top two and with that being very unlikely, their fans got to th...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tillerson blames Syrian gas attack on Russian inaction

While Nikki Haley , the USA ambassador to the United Nations, described regime change in Syria as a US priority and inevitable, Tillerson suggested that last week's American airstrikes in retaliation for the...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mcebisi Jonas has resigned as an ANC member of parliament

Calls for Zuma to step down have come from within the governing party, including from prominent stalwarts, the SACP and Cosatu , who had campaigned for Zuma's presidency. The events that unfolded after the r...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Iran expresses support for Syria's Assad

Later this week US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Moscow, while Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will garner support at a G7 summit of foreign ministers. "You pick and choose your battles and wh...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

William, Kate join Queen Elizabeth II for Easter service

In a rare public display, Duchess Kate curtseyed to the queen, while Prince William bowed his head to Her Majesty. The Duchess curtsied for Queen Elizabeth, who had on a pastel green-blue coat over a floral-p...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

South Korea's corruption scandal ensnares a 2nd top boss

Park is being accused of colluding with her confidante Choi Soon-sil to extort bribes worth more than 70 million USA dollars from local conglomerates, and in particular from Samsung . South Korea is to hold an...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

USA threatens further strikes in Syria

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the USA strike should be the start of a renewed effort to end the civil war, which has killed an estimated 400,000 people and displaced half of Syria's population....More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turnbull Calls for Better Trade Ties With India on New Delhi Visit

Speaking on the India-Australia relationship, Mazumdar said that the relationship between the two countries was more robust and multi-faceted today than it had ever been before. Thereafter, Australia put in pla...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korean official says will continue missile tests

But no one was predicting what might come next. "The new Trump administration should look to the world with open eyes", he also said . US Vice President Mike Pence warns that "the era of strategic patience...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mixed reactions greet Trump's new attitudes on Russia, China

Also, the USA has been expressing concerns over North Koreas escalated efforts to develop its nuclear weapons program and Washington has not ruled out military action to halt it. Trump dismissed America's Rus...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

President Trump, First Lady Kick Off White House's Easter Egg Roll

Standing next to Melania and his eleven-year-old son Barron, President Trump forgot to lift his hand to his heart during the national anthem and only remembered when his wife nudged him to do so. Trump stoo...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

UEFA criticised over Dortmund match decision

UEFA said the decision to reschedule the match was made in consultation with both clubs. "We weren't asked at any point", he told reporters on Wednesday (12 April) night, after his team lost 3-2. Every play...More..

Police arrests 21 as Trump supporters, opponents clash in California
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Police arrests 21 as Trump supporters, opponents clash in California

But what may distinguish this event from the previous two street battles, in which pro-Trump students were beaten up by anti-Trump students and an worldwide masked terrorist group called Antifa, was that the lo...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

10 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

Survivors move items from destroyed homes now buried under the collapsed garbage mountain in Colombo, Sri Lanka . Rescuers continued digging through heaps of mud and rubbish that collapsed on to a clutch o...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea won't talk to China

It said it will scrutinise China's trade and currency practices very closely, especially in light of the extremely sizable bilateral trade surplus that China has with the US. Choe Ryong Hae, who some say is the...More..

Warmer relations with Russia? More like a new cold war
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Warmer relations with Russia? More like a new cold war

The first visit to Moscow by a senior Trump administration official took place amid heightened tensions after the USA accused the Assad government of a chemical-weapons attack in Idlib province and said Rus...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'Intimidation and unfair campaigning' put Turkey referendum 'below worldwide standards'

But a crackdown by Erdogan since a failed coup last July has been condemned in European capitals. Erdogan and his supporters say the changes are needed to amend the current constitution, written by generals f...More..

Japan's Abe Warns on North Korea's Chemical Weapons
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Japan's Abe Warns on North Korea's Chemical Weapons

North Korea, which never signed the worldwide Chemical Weapons Convention, is believed to have up to 5,000 tons of chemical weapons, according to a South Korean defense document, though the North has never ackn...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Canada Moves To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

The new law actually has two components - to regulate recreational use and sales of the drug, and to beef up impaired driving laws for those driving under the influence of cannabis. Canada appears set to be t...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Russia says hopes USA will not act unilaterally against North Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the US "or the strength of our military forces", following a failed North Korean missile test. McMaster said various USA ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Italian rescue ships save about 2000 migrants

Also, at least seven people drowned, including an eight-year-old child, as aid workers struggled to save more than 1,500 migrants in one operation. German NGO Jugend Rettet, which took part in the rescue oper...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Strikes conducted on site of Syria chemical attack

Like health care, Trump is learning that foreign policy is complicated and that taking the wrong step can have severe consequences. For that to happen, he said , "this oppressive Assad needs to go". "We haven'...More..

Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the North Korean regime to move toward ridding itself of nuclear wea...More..

India, Bangladesh ink three agreements on nuclear energy in second such deal
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

India, Bangladesh ink three agreements on nuclear energy in second such deal

India and Bangladesh signed 22 agreements following Saturday's talks. In her press statement, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her is country committed towards zero tolerance policy to fight terro...More..

Japanese PM: North Korea May Be Capable of Sarin Tipped Missiles
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Japanese PM: North Korea May Be Capable of Sarin Tipped Missiles

Elaborating on Mr Abe's remarks, government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said the North "is likely to maintain several facilities to produce chemical weapons and already possesses a considerable number of them". At...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

With tensions high, Vice President Pence visits Korean demilitarized zone

Pence landed via helicopter at Camp Bonifas, about a mile from the southern boundary of the zone, around 8:30 p.m. ET. Pence, whose father is a Korean War veteran, earlier visited the Demilitarized Zone betwe...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea, US tensions spike - but Pyongyang residents barley notice

Pence said after meeting with South Korea's acting president that the US and its allies have attempted to "peacefully dismantle North Korea's nuclear program" for more than two decades. The Trump administration...More..

Russia, Iran, Syria denounce U.S. 'act of aggression'
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Russia, Iran, Syria denounce U.S. 'act of aggression'

Lavrov also said Russian Federation expects the U.S.to take part in a meeting on Afghanistan this week. Russian Federation wants an worldwide investigation of the chemical attack , Lavrov told reporters in...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Nikki Haley Changes Course: Removal of Syria's Assad Now US Priority

Syria's military said seven people were killed and several wounded. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that groundless accusations in the chemical weapons incident in Syria's Idlib were unaccept...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Lobbying Firm, Manafort Register as Foreign Agents

His spokesman said he began discussions with the government about his lobbying activities after March 2016 when Trump hired him. Manafort resigned from Trump's campaign last August, days after documents su...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Italy plucks 2000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea

The Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station has rescued between 1,500 and 1,800 in the Central Mediterranean in a major overnight operation. At least 97 migrants died the previous Thursday, when their boat s...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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 ...More..