Malaysia seeks clarification from Bangladesh on decision to prevent humanitarian mission

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..

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Trump's foreign policy flare-ups with Iran, Mexico, Israel, Australia
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Trump's foreign policy flare-ups with Iran, Mexico, Israel, Australia

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..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Ex-Baylor head coach Art Briles drops libel lawsuit against school officials

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..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

UK Government Rejects Anti-Trump Petition

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..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Pet snake gets stuck in woman's gauged earlobe

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..

Trump Won't Target U.S. Citizens in Terror Strikes, Spicer Says
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Trump Won't Target U.S. Citizens in Terror Strikes, Spicer Says

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..

UN Concerned Over Escalation of Fighting in Eastern Ukraine - Deputy Spokesman
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

UN Concerned Over Escalation of Fighting in Eastern Ukraine - Deputy Spokesman

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..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Steve Bannon Gets National Security Role

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..

Congressional Republicans welcome Mexico import tax to fund border wall
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Congressional Republicans welcome Mexico import tax to fund border wall

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..

PM urges United States not to drop Russian Federation sanctions
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

PM urges United States not to drop Russian Federation sanctions

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..

This Will Be the 'Busiest Congress We've Had in Decades - Maybe Ever'
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

This Will Be the 'Busiest Congress We've Had in Decades - Maybe Ever'

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..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Syria powerbrokers endorse ceasefire deal at peace talks

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 Netherlands plan overseas abortions fund to counteract Donald Trump's ban
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Netherlands plan overseas abortions fund to counteract Donald Trump's ban

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..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Knights of Malta Chief resigns at Pope's request

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..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Kaspersky Lab's top investigator reportedly arrested in treason probe

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..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

"Russia, Iran and Turkey Agree to Support 'Fragile" Syria Truce

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..

Embarrassed Barron Trump snatches hand away from Melania
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Embarrassed Barron Trump snatches hand away from Melania

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..

Trump US President reinstates Reagan's abortion 'Global Gag Rule'
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trump US President reinstates Reagan's abortion 'Global Gag Rule'

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..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

White House offered 'alternative facts' on inauguration crowd, adviser says

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..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

OPEC, Russia 'Ahead Of Schedule' On Oil Output Cuts

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..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Trump Son-In-Law Jared Kushner Cleared To Work In The White House

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..

Montreal hosts protest in solidarity with Women's March on Washington
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Montreal hosts protest in solidarity with Women's March on Washington

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..

Asamoah Gyan sets Ghana goals record as Black Stars advance
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Asamoah Gyan sets Ghana goals record as Black Stars advance

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..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

White House: Trump Will Have to Choose US Intelligence or Russian Federation

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..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Eastern Mosul 'fully liberated' from Daesh: Iraqi army

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..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Sorry Davos, Xi Jinping Is Not Your Free Trade Savior

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..

Madame Tussauds unveils new wax figures of President-elect Donald Trump
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Madame Tussauds unveils new wax figures of President-elect Donald Trump

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..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Parents find mold growing in children's toys

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..

Libyan wins right to sue United Kingdom officials over rendition
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Libyan wins right to sue United Kingdom officials over rendition

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..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

London Women Joining March On Washington

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..

Sea Shepherd claims it caught Japanese fleet with dead whale
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Sea Shepherd claims it caught Japanese fleet with dead whale

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..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Foreign Ministry chief chalks up Paris conference as win for Israel

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..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Mogherini says European Union to stand by Iran nuclear accord

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..

Bahrain executes three Shia men over 2014 police killing
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Bahrain executes three Shia men over 2014 police killing

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..

Iraqi forces make swift advance into IS stronghold in Mosul
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Iraqi forces make swift advance into IS stronghold in Mosul

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..