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Melania: Of Course I Tell Him to Put Down the Phone

While speaking to press in Egypt, Melania Trump said she wishes people would "focus on what I do, not what I wear". The four-country trip was a coming out of sorts for the US first lady on the...

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Japan considers whether to participate in S Korea fleet review

Japan considers whether to participate in S Korea fleet review

Japan has announced it won't send a warship to an global fleet review hosted by South Korea next week after Seoul requested the removal of the Japanese navy's "rising sun" flag. Japan and South Kore...

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Congo Doctor, Yazidi Activist Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Congo Doctor, Yazidi Activist Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, former captive of Islamic State turned global advocate, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their work against sexual violence. In celebrating Mura...

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Melania Trump goes on safari in Kenya and visits an orphanage

Melania Trump goes on safari in Kenya and visits an orphanage

Trump met with her counterpart, Kenya's first lady Margaret Kenyatta , and attended a theatre performance. School educators also explained to the first lady how important the USAID textbook donat...

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With razor thin margin, Brett Kavanaugh confirmed as US Supreme Court Justice

With razor thin margin, Brett Kavanaugh confirmed as US Supreme Court Justice

Kellyanne Conway, a senior White House adviser, said on ABC's "This Week" that the focus should turn from Kavanaugh's combative testimony and toward his 12 years as a respected appeals court judge in ...

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China admits missing Interpol chief is 'under monitoring'

China admits missing Interpol chief is 'under monitoring'

Speaking to reporters Sunday in France , Meng's wife said she feared that her husband's life was in danger. Meng, who is also a vice minister of public security in China, had been reported missing ...

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Atiku overtakes Tambuwal at PDP presidential primaries

Atiku overtakes Tambuwal at PDP presidential primaries

Abubakar, who scored 1,532 votes to defeat 11 other PDP heavy weights, said that his victory was a landmark in the history of the party. Among the aspirants are the President of the Senate, Dr. His ...

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Limo crash at popular NY tourist spot kills 20

Limo crash at popular NY tourist spot kills 20

National Transport Safety Board investigators make their way to scene of the collision on Sunday. The names of the victims have not yet been released. 'Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone that w...

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Merkel at Yad Vashem: 'It Is Germany's Responsibility to Remember the Holocaust'

Merkel at Yad Vashem: 'It Is Germany's Responsibility to Remember the Holocaust'

She also said she agreed with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran, Israel's arch-enemy, should never be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons but that they differed on how to achieve that...

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Rwanda’s Paul Kagame challenger Diane Rwigara freed on bail

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame challenger Diane Rwigara freed on bail

Rwigara, a 37-year-old accountant, was blocked from challenging Kagame in the August 2017 presidential election and arrested a month later, along with her mother, for alleged tax evasion and forgery a...

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Susan Collins: I don't believe Kavanaugh was Ford's assailant

Butterfield said the 50-48 confirmation vote marks "the disturbing culmination of a longtime conservative legal movement and a Republican majority so hell-bent on advancing their agenda that they ra...

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Friendly Harmony Party Leads Pack In Latvian Elections

Harmony, which is regularly the biggest party but fails to join ruling coalitions, will hold 24 seats in the 100-seat Saeima, the Latvian parliament. The populist KPV party - abbreviation for "Who O...

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Deadly natural disaster hits Haiti

Deadly natural disaster hits Haiti

The agency said Port-de-Paix, Gros-Morne, the town of Chansolme and the island of Tortuga suffered some of the worst damage and some houses were destroyed. The tremor was one of the strongest to hit...

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Israel reinforces troops outside Gaza as border protests enter seventh month

Israel reinforces troops outside Gaza as border protests enter seventh month

A small excerpt from the interview published Thursday on the news website of the popular Yedioth Ahronoth appears to ask Sinwar why he made a decision to give an interview to an Israeli newspaper,...

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Saudi crown prince dismisses Trump remarks about reliance on US

Saudi crown prince dismisses Trump remarks about reliance on US

The rights group Prisoners of Conscience, which is an independent non-governmental organization advocating human rights in Saudi Arabia , announced in a post on its official Twitter page that it di...

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British man killed by sea snake while working on trawler in Australia

British man killed by sea snake while working on trawler in Australia

Emergency responders didn't have many options to help a person who was in such a remote location, St. John Ambulance spokesman Craig Garraway said. "The Groote Eylandt health clinic and police respo...

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Langur on steering wheel of moving KSRTC bus, commuters shocked

Langur on steering wheel of moving KSRTC bus, commuters shocked

According to news agency ANI , the incident took place in Davanagere area of the state. In India, a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus driver's name has been struck off the ro...

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White House to Google: Drop Dragonfly, the Censored Chinese Search Engine Project

White House to Google: Drop Dragonfly, the Censored Chinese Search Engine Project

Echoing accusations made by Donald Trump last week to the security Council of the united nations, Mr. Pence has made the indictment the more hard against China ever heard of since the arrival of bil...

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US Navy Planning Global Force Showdown to Warn China

US Navy Planning Global Force Showdown to Warn China

While it is true that the US Navy usually conducts this type of operations throughout the year in the Pacific region, the proposal in question would imply that these exercises were concentrated in a f...

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Melania Trump praises Kavanaugh, laments attention on her clothes

Melania Trump praises Kavanaugh, laments attention on her clothes

She appears to be relishing her time in Africa. As for Ford , Mrs. Trump declined to venture an opinion but said "we need to help all victims, no matter what kind of abuse" they experienced. Trump ...

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Foreign aid picks up for Indonesia's desperate quake survivors

Foreign aid picks up for Indonesia's desperate quake survivors

The Red Cross is set to distribute non-perishable food on Friday in the Sigi regency where the organization would participate in search operations for dozens of children who were buried under a mudsli...

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Kavanaugh is confirmed: Senate Oks Supreme Court nominee

There were no last minute surprises or curveballs - Brett Kavanaugh got the votes he needed to be confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. "Something might have happened to her, yes, a...

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Brett Kavanaugh's College Roommate Says Supreme Court Nominee Lied Under Oath

Brett Kavanaugh's College Roommate Says Supreme Court Nominee Lied Under Oath

Roche, who was roommates with Kavanaugh during their freshman year at Yale University, said Kavanaugh was "relatively quiet and studious most of the time " but he drank heavily, at times to the poi...

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Turkey finds journalist was killed in Saudi consulate

Turkey finds journalist was killed in Saudi consulate

One source told the Reuters news agency that elements in the Saudi consulate had planned Khashoggi's murder in the facility and when they killed the journalist, they moved the body outside. "The condi...

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Protesters urge Senators to vote 'no' on Kavanaugh as decision looms

Protesters urge Senators to vote 'no' on Kavanaugh as decision looms

Rep. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, confronting a tough re-election race next month in a state that Trump won in 2016 by a landslide, was the sole Democrat to vote for Kavanaugh. The debate sparked s...

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Saudi journalist disappears, raising concerns over political meaning

Saudi journalist disappears, raising concerns over political meaning

On Oct. 2, Khashoggi entered the consulate to get paperwork he needed in order to be married next week, said his fiancee Hatice, who gave only her first name out of fear of retribution. He is a regula...

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Interpol asks China about disappearance of crime agency's chief

Interpol asks China about disappearance of crime agency's chief

France has launched its own investigation. China's Ministry of Public Security did not immediately respond to a faxed request for comment and there was no mention of him in official media on Saturda...

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Kavanaugh's confirmation almost certain ahead of Saturday vote

Kavanaugh's confirmation almost certain ahead of Saturday vote

Republicans control the Senate by a 51-49 margin, and Saturday's roll call vote seems destined to be almost party-line, with just a single defector from each side. Ford couldn't remember many details ...

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GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Joe Manchin , another key undecided vote, who issued a statement saying he, too, would vote "yes" on Kavanaugh , apparently giving Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell the support he needs to g...

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Nobel Peace Prize honors sexual violence fight

Nobel Peace Prize honors sexual violence fight

This year's Nobel Peace Prize celebrates the strength and courage of a man and woman who have risked their own lives to protect and save others, ' Mogherini said . Murad eventually relocated to Ger...

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