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Arms imports to Middle East doubled over past decade, study shows

Arms imports to Middle East doubled over past decade, study shows

It said Tokyo turned to the USA for several types of advanced weapons between 2013 and 2017, including the first batches of a total of 42 combat aircraft. Saudi Arabia was the world's second largest ...

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North Korean 'caution' seen in announcing stance on upcoming summits - Seoul

North Korean 'caution' seen in announcing stance on upcoming summits - Seoul

Just days after he stood outside the White House and announced the planned meet between the United States president and North Korean leader, Chung Eui-yong was in Beijing to brief China's top diplom...

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Gabriel Jesus starts after Sergio Agüero injures knee in training

Gabriel Jesus starts after Sergio Agüero injures knee in training

Now it's time for a full recovery!" Jesus, who scored on his first start of 2018 against Basle in the Champions League last week, will lead the attack against Paul Lambert's team. Goal claims the M...

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Insurgents have taken control of a district headquarters in western Farah province

Insurgents have taken control of a district headquarters in western Farah province

Taliban fighters attacked troops assembled to prepare an attack in Bala Buluk district in the night, setting off a fierce battle, officials said. Maj. The pressure on Farah has grown as USA airstri...

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Education Secretary DeVos gives cringeworthy interview to '60 Minutes'

Education Secretary DeVos gives cringeworthy interview to '60 Minutes'

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos , the billionaire school choice advocate who became the first-ever presidential cabinet member to receive only 50 votes in the Senate during a confirmation, gave a stu...

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Northern Ireland gets £410m budget boost from DUP-Tory deal

Northern Ireland gets £410m budget boost from DUP-Tory deal

However, Mrs Bradley today explicitly accepted that she is now taking political decisions about spending in Northern Ireland , saying that the budget contained "allocations which I consider to be the...

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India, Pakistan Trade Allegations Over Harassment of Their High Commission Personnel

India, Pakistan Trade Allegations Over Harassment of Their High Commission Personnel

Pakistani media reports said that Islamabad had warned that it might withdraw its staffers from the High Commission following intense surveillance by Indian agencies. "India makes all efforts to provi...

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Mnuchin signals more changes to tariffs plan

Mnuchin signals more changes to tariffs plan

Trump signed an order for 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and ten percent for aluminum on Thursday, but exempted Canada and Mexico. "The president can do exemptions and my expectation is there ...

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Hope Hicks told House intel committee her email was hacked

Hope Hicks told House intel committee her email was hacked

Former White House Communications Director Hope Hick email account was hacked during her time in the Trump administration, according to an NBC report that cited unnamed sources. Hicks's role on ...

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Day care owner gets 21 years for leaving kids to go tanning

Day care owner gets 21 years for leaving kids to go tanning

The police began investigating Neatherlin a year ago, after getting tipped off by a former boyfriend and a former roommate. In January 2014, an 11-month-old was rushed to the hospital from Little Gi...

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Nothing found against Nawaz Sharif in ongoing corruption cases: Maryam Nawaz

Nothing found against Nawaz Sharif in ongoing corruption cases: Maryam Nawaz

Sharif, who had arrived at Jamia Naeemia to address a ceremony marking the death anniversary of Mufti Mohammad Hussain Naeemi, had a shoe thrown at him by a man in the audience as soon as he took the ...

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Mother arrested after infant found crawling alone in street

Mother arrested after infant found crawling alone in street

Utica Police say, on Friday night, they were made aware of a Facebook video showing an unattended baby crawling across Bleecker Street. A Utica mother is charged with child endangerment after...

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Finance Ministry admits altering documents on Moritomo deal

Finance Ministry admits altering documents on Moritomo deal

Japan's finance ministry will admit altering documents related to cronyism allegations against Shinzo Abe, local media reported yesterday, a major blow to the premier who enjoys relatively high public...

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Knifeman shot dead outside Iranian ambassador's residence in Vienna

Knifeman shot dead outside Iranian ambassador's residence in Vienna

The assailant was later shot by the guard and died on the spot, according to police. A spokesman for the ministry of defense said the soldier initially used pepper spray but was forced to use his we...

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Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport; Seven people rescued

Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport; Seven people rescued

The plane took off from the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, to the Himalayan capital. A passenger plane swerved, crashed and burst into flames as it landed Monday at Kathmandu airport in Nepal, a witn...

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Trump backs changes to gun laws, proposes arming teachers

Trump backs changes to gun laws, proposes arming teachers

For the most part, though, Trumps much anticipated school safety program includes few immediate actions by his administration and none that are likely to be opposed by the National Rifle Associat...

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Jimmy Carter: 'It's good' that Trump is meeting with Kim Jong Un

Jimmy Carter: 'It's good' that Trump is meeting with Kim Jong Un

And his impulsive "yes" ran against years of US foreign policy doctrine, which mandated that North Korea give up its nuclear weapons program altogether before the USA would dignify it with a meeting...

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Lightning strike kills 16 in Rwanda church

Lightning strike kills 16 in Rwanda church

At least 16 people have died after a church in southern Rwanda was hit by lightning. The church incident comes after Rwandan regulators closed 700 churches for failing to comply with building regula...

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Police Still Hunting Irish Scam Gang

Police Still Hunting Irish Scam Gang

The elderly man forked over 27 thousand dollars to five men guys to fix his leaking roof; but police say the tradies took off with his cash without doing the work. "They are good at creating diversion...

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Three terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter

Three terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter

The government forces have not suffered any damage in the stand-off, police said. The identity of the third terrorist is being ascertained by the authorities. As a precautionary measure, all schools...

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Trade tariff threat long on rhetoric, short on impact

Trade tariff threat long on rhetoric, short on impact

Republican South Carolina Sen. "I think you are hearing some of that smooth operator (commentary)". Trump says he's "not backing down". "I think he's shooting one across the bow and letting peop...

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Brown Supports Trump's Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum

Brown Supports Trump's Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum

As Trump vows to sign new bilateral treaties and amend the North American Free Trade Agreement, congressional leaders could seize the moment to reaffirm their role in U.S. "Tariffs are taxes, and th...

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US Tariffs Spark Fears of Trade Conflict in Asia

US Tariffs Spark Fears of Trade Conflict in Asia

Mr Trump justified his move by invoking a rarely used U.S. law authorising presidential action against imports that undermine national security. In the administration's 2017 Trade Policy Agenda, the...

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Israeli politicians speculate Netanyahu wants to dodge corruption probes with snap election

Israeli politicians speculate Netanyahu wants to dodge corruption probes with snap election

Speaking to reporters whilst embarking on his trip to the U.S. last week, the prime minister said he was not seeking early elections but said that if a coalition compromise was not reached, it could b...

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Netanyahu accused of stoking 'fake' crisis to force poll

Netanyahu accused of stoking 'fake' crisis to force poll

Members of Mr Netanyahu's government have been quarrelling over whether to extend military draft exemptions afforded to ultra-Orthodox men. By giving these conditions - notably the seemingly impos...

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West Ham legend Trevor Brooking sends relegation warning to Hammers fans

West Ham legend Trevor Brooking sends relegation warning to Hammers fans

After Burnley took a 2-0 lead just minutes later, another fan ran onto the field, picking up the corner flag and then planting it in the center circle. "While the official investigation of the incid...

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Cardi B, Chance The Rapper & More Take Home iHeartRadio Music Awards

Despite the loss for Best Hip-Hop Song, the night was still certainly a success for Cardi B and Kendrick Lamar, who both picked up awards. Scheduled performers include Ed Sheeran , Camila Cabell...

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OJ Simpson Gives 'Hypothetical' Account of Murders on 'Lost Confession'

OJ Simpson Gives 'Hypothetical' Account of Murders on 'Lost Confession'

People have been posting their reactions on social media in response to the special , and many seem to be perplexed why FOX would shine a spotlight on Simpson in the wake of his many issues with the...

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Real Madrid coach Zidane: €400M for Neymar?

Real Madrid coach Zidane: €400M for Neymar?

That is a damning statistic for a club with their means and ambitions. Only two clubs, Porto and Bayern Munich, have received more. "We didn't do what we needed to do to win". Mendilibar's side put fi...

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Modi urges lawmakers to work for progress in 'aspirational' districts

Modi urges lawmakers to work for progress in 'aspirational' districts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his counterparts from the Pacific island nations of Tuvalu and Vanuatu, Enele Sopoaga and Charlot Salwai, respectively, and discussed issues of bilateral int...

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