Trump and Irish PM talk migration, Brexit in phone call

The White House's daily press schedule confirms Mr Trump will speak to "Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland " at 11.15am US Eastern Standard Time, which is 4.15pm Irish time. According to a note of the conversation, they agreed to continue stro... More..

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Greens and NDP combine to vote down BC Liberal political finance bill
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Greens and NDP combine to vote down BC Liberal political finance bill

He says the finance reform law is not a delay tactic because the Liberals still expect a confidence vote to occur Thursday that leads to the defeat of the government. "The road to stability is not to defeat the...More..

What's next for Brazil's Temer following corruption charge?
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

What's next for Brazil's Temer following corruption charge?

In a speech where he was accompanied by numerous lawmakers and ministers, Temer said he was "minimally concerned" about the charges presented to the Supreme Court (STF) by prosecutor-general, Rodrigo Janot...More..

Man charged with murder over NSW shooting
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Man charged with murder over NSW shooting

Detective Superintendent Wayne Starling said it is likely Becker would be charged with murder. He said the 4.30am arrest was the result of exhaustive police work. Police have played down bikie links, but have...More..

This is why Justin Trudeau wore Ramadan socks to Toronto Pride
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

This is why Justin Trudeau wore Ramadan socks to Toronto Pride

But police support isn't meaningful "if not all of us are supported", he said. "We've come a long way since then". The 48th annual Chicago Pride Parade drew record crowds, as spectators crowded the streets,...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Senator vows to block USA arms sales until Qatar crisis eased

He noted that the recent conflicts can only harm efforts to fight ISIS. As chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee , Corker has a unique perch in Congress to try to force the countries to a resolution be...More..

Oil up for fourth day on short-covering, supply glut caps gains(Update2)
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Oil up for fourth day on short-covering, supply glut caps gains(Update2)

Eastern Time on Tuesday, and the USA government's more closely watched report on inventories is on tap for Wednesday morning. Brent for August settlement gained as much as 70 cents, or 1.5 percent, to $46.2...More..

Colombia FARC rebels seal historic disarmament
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Colombia FARC rebels seal historic disarmament

United Nations monitors "today stored away the entirety of the FARC's registered individual arms", except for some that were exempted for transitional security at demobilisation camps, the United Nations said i...More..

Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

Moscow has denied USA intelligence agencies' conclusion that it interfered in last year's US presidential election campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favor. On Monday, a Trump friend said the president...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Muslim girl's death in Virginia may be hate crime, say police

Some of the teenagers were in the road and Martinez allegedly began arguing with the boy on a bicycle as he was driving in his vehicle, Parker told a news conference. Virginia resident Hassanen was murder...More..

Ex-Homeland Security Director Says Politics Prevented Disclosure of Russian Meddling
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Ex-Homeland Security Director Says Politics Prevented Disclosure of Russian Meddling

One state official also criticized the federal government for not sharing enough information about the hacking. Here are the key takeaways from the hearings. He testified that hacks in 2015 on the Office of...More..

DC And Maryland Hit Trump With Lawsuit Over His Business Ties
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

DC And Maryland Hit Trump With Lawsuit Over His Business Ties

Attorney General Karl Racine . This lawsuit also concerns the fact that Trump wanted to keep his company ownership when he was elected as the new president of the United States. Didn't Trump step away...More..

Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman elevated to Crown Prince- SPA
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman elevated to Crown Prince- SPA

His rapid ascent over the past two years has symbolised the hopes of the kingdom's young population, more than half of which is under 25, AFP said. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan congratulated Saudi Arabia...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

European Union nationals react to Theresa May's residency proposals

Under the United Kingdom plan, European Union nationals who arrived in Britain before a specified cut-off date but have been in the country for less than five years will still be able to apply for " settled sta...More..

Bodies of several US Navy sailors found after collision off Japanese coast
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Bodies of several US Navy sailors found after collision off Japanese coast

Navy said on June 18. The Fitzgerald , an Aegis guided missile destroyer, collided with the Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, more than three times its size, 56 nautical miles south-west of Yokosuka early ...More..

Saudi Arabia says it does not need Turkish mly base
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia says it does not need Turkish mly base

However, Reuters reported that the Turkish troops taking part in the drills are not newly-arrived, as " no new Turkish military unit had been sent to Qatar " according to its unnamed military sources. Garga...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

Erdogan said Turkey had offered to set up a military base in Saudi Arabia as well as Qatar, but Riyadh had not responded. But Qatar on Saturday rejected the demands as unrealistic, calling the blockade "illeg...More..

American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

We devoutly hope that good medical care can quickly restore his physical condition. "We learned of this only one week ago", they said. North Korea says he has been in a coma for more than a year, after t...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

Only three candidates won seats outright in the first round, officials said. "For the past month, the president has shown confidence, willingness and daring in France and on the global stage", Philippe said...More..

Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth to take on China's Shi Yuqi in semis
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth to take on China's Shi Yuqi in semis

At the end of of a tightly contested first game, Srikanth showed he was not overwhelmed by the occasion when he calmly guided Chen's strong smash across the net to win his second game point. He took the second ...More..

Chinese FM Wang Yi arrives in Pakistan on two-day visit
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Chinese FM Wang Yi arrives in Pakistan on two-day visit

Aziz said today that China has agreed for trilateral mechanism, including Afghanistan to help reconstruct ties between Islamabad and Kabul . The Pakistan army said the attacks are linked to sanctuari...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

London high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests after Grenf

The announcement came after Sajid Javid , the communities secretary, revealed that all of the buildings that had so far submitted cladding samples have failed combustibility tests. "He (the security guard) s...More..

Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

The protesters staged a sit-in, which they called a "die-in", and chanted "No cuts to Medicaid! ". As protesters gathered to make their voices heard, U.S. The statement also stated the group's protest fall...More..

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

Among the 25 nuclear reactors being operated in South Korea, many of them will be subject to review over whether to extend their lifespans during the five-year presidency of Moon that ends in 2022. To decommi...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

Corbyn's Labour Party surprised United Kingdom general election watchers earlier this month by gaining seats in Parliament, while the ruling Conservative Party lost seats, leaving Prime Minister Theresa M...More..

Analysis shows slight advantage for GOP in House districts
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Analysis shows slight advantage for GOP in House districts

House races and about 4,700 state House and Assembly seats up for election past year and found a decided advantage for Republicans in numerous states. The judges - three of whom had originally been appointed ...More..

Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit

Forrest of the Southern District of NY, denied the motion. Forrest says Trump must submit to questions posed during a deposition lasting no more than two hours and occurring in Washington, if that is Trum...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

Philippine army generals say dozens of Islamic State group-linked extremists have been killed in two days of fighting in a southern city that has been under siege since one of Asia's most-wanted militants evade...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Trump administration reportedly OK's sale of 33 unarmed drones to India

Thanking Portugal for supporting India's United Nations Security Council bid, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that both nations have agreed to setup a four million Euros worth of science and t...More..

Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

The source did not mention Syrian fire into Israel and said the Israeli strike was in support of jihadist rebels. Syria's state news agency, quoting a Syrian army communique, alleged that the Israeli strikes ...More..