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United Nations demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months

United Nations demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months

This region was known as British Indian Ocean Territory. The resolution won the support of 116 countries, while 56 abstained and only Australia, Hungary, Israel and the Maldives joined Britain and...

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United States arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe

United States arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe

Calk's lawyer said his client "has done nothing wrong" and plans to fight the charges in court. He called the arrest a "travesty". "Moreover, Mr. Manafort's introduction to the Federal Savings Bank ha...

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USA and Britain threaten Assad over suspected chlorine attack

USA and Britain threaten Assad over suspected chlorine attack

Earlier on Tuesday the Russia Ministry of Defense accused Syrian rebels, including "specialists who have been trained in Raqqa city under the guidance of U.S. President Donald Trump ordered air stri...

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Flights cancelled as Bali's Mt Agung volcano erupts

Flights cancelled as Bali's Mt Agung volcano erupts

Agung has been in effect ever since its volcanic activity increased in 2017. Director-general of air transportation Polana B Pramesti said in a press release on Saturday, May 24, that her ministry...

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Two gangland-style murders on Dublin streets in 24 hours

Two gangland-style murders on Dublin streets in 24 hours

The latest victim, thought to be in his 20s, was shot multiple times in the Darndale area of the city at about 4pm. The shooting happened outside a school, and the male victim is known to Gardai. Ga...

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Contest to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister hots up

Contest to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister hots up

British health minister Matt Hancock became the latest figure to join the contest to replace May, following former foreign minister Boris Johnson , current foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, Internation...

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Hancock joins Boris Johnson and three others in race to replace May

Hancock joins Boris Johnson and three others in race to replace May

He promised to be "the servant of parliament" in delivering a Brexit deal - a conundrum that destroyed May's leadership. "We had a conversation for about 20 - 25 minutes and I left the room reassu...

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'Dumb as a Rock' Rex Tillerson Wrong About Vladimir Putin Meeting

'Dumb as a Rock' Rex Tillerson Wrong About Vladimir Putin Meeting

Trump was responding to new reports that Tillerson told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that the President was out-prepared by Russian President Vladimir Putin in their first meeting in 2017. ...

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China says US must show 'sincerity' for trade talks to continue

China says US must show 'sincerity' for trade talks to continue

After talks broke down earlier this month, President Donald Trump increased US levies to 25% from 10% on $200 billion rate of Chinese items. But China's anti-American position appears to have solidi...

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Race to be new United Kingdom prime minister begins

Race to be new United Kingdom prime minister begins

Britain's European Union departure date is now fixed for 31 October, although any new leader could ask for a further delay. However the decision to hold a disastrous snap election in June 2017, wh...

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Publicis Worldwide, Uber launch Queensland tourism campaign

Publicis Worldwide, Uber launch Queensland tourism campaign

Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said ScUber was expected to attract thousands of tourists to the area from key source markets like the US, Canada, UK, France and New Zealand. The...

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Kenyan court upholds law making gay sex illegal

Kenyan court upholds law making gay sex illegal

In a ruling that lasted nearly two hours and quoted both worldwide case law and national provisions protecting the family, culture and religion, the judges stated that the contested provisions do not ...

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$19B disaster aid package stalls after GOP congressman objects

$19B disaster aid package stalls after GOP congressman objects

Rep. Roy, a member of the House Freedom Caucus, objected to a unanimous consent vote, which would allow the bill to pass without having every congressman vote on the bill itself. Capitol on May 15, ...

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Nadler appears to faint at NY news conference

Nadler appears to faint at NY news conference

As the panel answered questions, Nadler appeared to nearly faint. A fan was turned on, and the gymnasium was cleared. The chairman of the House Judiciary committee had given remarks at an event abou...

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Jayme Closs' kidnapper sentenced to life in prison

Jayme Closs' kidnapper sentenced to life in prison

Patterson was sentenced to life in prison without release on each homicide count and 25 years in prison on the kidnapping count. I was fearless, he was not. He broke the door down and discovered Jayme...

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Wife punched by lawmaker for taking too long to undress for sex

Wife punched by lawmaker for taking too long to undress for sex

The paper notes that in a report filed with the George County Sheriff's Department, deputies noticed blood on the floor and on McLeod's wife's face. Responding to a call for a domestic incident, the...

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Video Does NOT Show House Speaker Pelosi Drunk As A Skunk

Video Does NOT Show House Speaker Pelosi Drunk As A Skunk

I tell you what, I've been watching her and I have been watching her for a long period of time . Senator Lindsey Graham (D-S.C.) still wants an infrastructure deal between Republicans and Democ...

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Missouri weather: Tornado kills three people in Golden City

Missouri weather: Tornado kills three people in Golden City

David Surprenant watched the storm approach then rushed to join the rest of his family in the basement. One bit of good news came from the state's Office of Administration which announced Thursday a...

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Trump says he will send 1500 troops to Middle East

Trump says he will send 1500 troops to Middle East

We're going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective. Washington began increasing its presence in the region this month in response to perceived threats from Iran. Acting...

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At least 15 students die in India fire

At least 15 students die in India fire

The images showed blazing orange flames and black smoke billowing out of the building. The cause was not yet known. My condolences with the bereaved families. Expressing his condolences, Mr. Patel sai...

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8 people injured by suspected package bomb in France

8 people injured by suspected package bomb in France

He said: "It's not for me to give a toll but it appears there are no casualties". Macron sent his thoughts "to the injured and their families". Firefighters and medics near the site of a suspected...

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USA charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange over classified info

USA charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange over classified info

The indictment , as the initial claim of conspiracy, stems from Assange's interactions with Manning, who stole thousands of classified documents, audio and video files, and funneled them to Wikilea...

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FAA expects Boeing 737 MAX ungrounding as early as late June

FAA expects Boeing 737 MAX ungrounding as early as late June

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Wednesday that Boeing has not yet handed over the proposed fix for the faulty automated control system for assessment, but some American carriers appe...

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Trump considering loophole for Saudi arms sale

Trump considering loophole for Saudi arms sale

The potential arm sales "is very much of a concern because we have not seen the administration take significant action with respect to the Khashoggi murder", Democratic Senator Tim Kaine told Al Jazee...

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May expected to announce date of her departure

May expected to announce date of her departure

Several cabinet ministers have also told the BBC that the PM can not stay in her post. Mrs Leadsom said the Prime Minister's future was "a matter for her". She endured repeated crises and humiliatio...

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Roosevelt Room Rancor as Trump Trash-Talks Pelosi

As the president made clear in his fiery news conference on Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) can't accuse him of engaging in a coverup in the morning and expect him to negotiate wi...

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Trump authorizes Barr to declassify Russia-hoax documents

Trump authorizes Barr to declassify Russia-hoax documents

The move marked an escalation in Trump's efforts to " investigate the investigators ", as he continues to try to undermine the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe amid mounting De...

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UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' economic workshop hosted in Bahrain with US

UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' economic workshop hosted in Bahrain with US

The Palestine Liberation Organization and Islamist group Hamas have called for an Arab boycott of the meeting. The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday formally rejected an invitation to a US-led peac...

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Trump to visit Ireland next month

Trump to visit Ireland next month

Irish media have reported tension between Ireland and the US over a meeting location. There is no confirmation if the President will return to Shannon after the D-Day events. And the timing of the v...

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Tripura: BJP heading for comfortable victory in state’s 2 Lok Sabha constituencies

Tripura: BJP heading for comfortable victory in state’s 2 Lok Sabha constituencies

Karnataka is all set for saffron sweep as BJP is ahead in 23 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats. As senior Congress Muslim leader Roshan Baig lashed out at the state brass after the exit polls predicted a ...

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