Testimonies point to a "persecution on ethnic grounds which is similar to what has been, in other contexts, described as "ethnic cleansing"," United Nations mission leader Linnea Arvidsson told reporters in Geneva. Myanmar is a mostly Buddhist coun... More..
Struck with the Obama administration, it would see up to 1,250 asylum seekers to Australia resettled in the US . On Thursday the State Department issued a separate statement saying that the deal was going ah...More..
Lord Ricketts, who was permanent secretary at the Foreign Office from 2006-10 before becoming David Cameron's national security adviser, said the offer of a state visit so early in Mr Trump's presidency was "...More..
For the second time in a month, Texas football coach Tom Herman publicly defended the hiring of former Baylor staffer Casey Horny. "Art wants some peace in his life for him and his family, and to put as much ...More..
Ashley Glawe said that she was holding the snake, named Bart, when he made a decision to dive into the hole in her ear. "I like froze instantly", said Glawe. If you're wondering what happened next, well rest...More..
Nora was the daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki, an al Qaeda leader who was killed in a USA strike ordered by President Obama in 2010. In a statement released by Defense Secretary James Mattis, the SEAL was identif...More..
The mine is notorious for its safety standards; 33 people were killed there in 2015 by a methane blast. By late afternoon on Tuesday all 207 men were able to get out. The press office of the Ukrainian military ...More..
During a discussion of Trump's recent executive action to restructure the National Security Council (NSC ), Spicer held up a printed tweet to illustrate his point that there had been "misreporting" on this...More..
Mexico is willing to talk with the US in order to maintain good relations, but paying for US President Donald Trump's border wall "is not negotiable", Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Thursday....More..
The debate over US sanctions on Russian Federation is taking center stage. Some of the sanctions are only weeks old, implemented by former President Obama in December, while others date back to shortly after ...More..
President Trump threatened to cancel a meeting with Mexican President Pena Nieto if Mexico won't pay for the wall. Republicans also remain undecided on whether to keep the taxes that fund the law's current subs...More..
But Syria stands out not only for the carnage involved but also for the level of worldwide involvement in it. Countries engaged in combat in Syria include Iran, Russia, Turkey and the United States and fighters...More..
The one where Trump reinstated the " global gag rule " or Mexico City Policy , which stops federal aid to foreign organizations that provide or even give information about abortion. Critics and health provider...More..
The Russian president stressed that participants of the Astana talks have noted that the crisis in Syria can not be resolved by military means. The Kremlin today said the talks on the Syrian crisis in Astana,...More..
In an email statement , a spokesperson for the company said: 'This case is not related to Kaspersky Lab... The work of Kaspersky Lab's Computer Incidents Investigation Team is unaffected by these developments....More..
Pope Francis meets Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta Fra' Matthew Festing at the Apostolic Palace on June 23, 2016 in Vatican City, Vatican . Numerous order's members had...More..
But thrust into the spotlight at the Republican National Convention, she became the target of social media roasting, after her speech included several passages mirroring Michelle Obama's 2008 DNC address. US Ma...More..
The gag rule would deny USA funding to any worldwide organization that mentions abortion as an option for women seeking help with an unwanted pregnancy-even if that organization largely provides contraception o...More..
He added that he hoped all countries would reach full compliance next month and forecast that brimming global oil stocks would return to normal levels by mid-year. Ministers said Russian Federation has been abl...More..
White House press secretary Sean Spicer criticized the news media of false reporting and coverage of President Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20. Mr. Trump also denounced the reports about the Mar...More..
The legal opinion was signed by Daniel Koffsky, the deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel. The court said that Title III of the U.S. Trump's endorsement of Kushner for Middle East p...More..
In one group, six Canadians and two French people were asked to pull over after saying they were headed to the Women's March. Many simply yelled "thank you Canada" as they spotted the women, and at least one ...More..
The left-back suffered the knee problem during the Black Stars' 1-0 win over Uganda in Group D of the competition. But it was all Ghana before the break, although Gyan's goal was their only reward for a d...More..
Well, sounds like Putin knows all about "puttin" on the ritz!' He voiced hope that Trump's team will consist of pragmatic people "who will not engage in moralizing and will try to understand the interests o...More..
And "achieving his iconic hairstyle took no less than five weeks with each hair individually inserted by hand", according to the release. The life-like wax figure of the next president of the United States is...More..
Not surprisingly, Beijing has shown in Davos that it is willing to take over as the champion of globalisation and multilateralism. He also took the opportunity to remind the United States business show althou...More..
Shaghati, who commands Iraq's counter-terrorism forces said in the town of Bartella to the east of Mosul that plans were now being drawn up to retake the east of the city, the Associated Press has reported. "Th...More..
Texas City mom Jessica Hazzard took the plunge on Monday and posted the evidence on Facebook . In the statement , Schraenen clearly stated that Sophie the Giraffe was made out of 100% natural rubber and t...More..
In trying to prevent legal action from being taken against it on the matter, the United Kingdom government tried to claim "state immunity" for their actions in relation to the case, however this was rejected ...More..
But, after voting for Hillary Clinton and seeing Trump win, Gale, a Democrat, said, "It broke my heart". The night of the election, I felt crushed, like no matter what I did as a woman, it didn't matter. "We'...More..
Iran, Obama said, is "upholding its commitments, demonstrating the success of diplomacy". The relaxation of sanctions by the USA, the European Union and the United Nations has allowed Iran to regain oil marke...More..
France's resolution would have adopted the Paris peace summit's conclusions, and stated EU's willingness to award Israel and the Palestinians with economic incentives if they reach a peace treaty. In this regar...More..
Sea Shepherd's release of the photographs came just hours after Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Australian leader Malcolm Turnbull. "The Australian Government is deeply disappointed that Japan has cho...More..
Present at the execution - Bahrain's first in six years - were a judge, a doctor and a Muslim clinic, said Bahrain's state news agency BNA, citing attorney-general Ahmed a-Hamdi. The executions were condemned b...More..
A spokesman for the Iraqi military said the campus was fully secured Saturday after a more than day-long assault on the sprawling campus. In separate advances further south in the city, the army said in a sta...More..