Secretary Mattis to NATO Countries: It's Time to Pay Up!

Just five of 28 members meet the alliance's goal of spending 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense: the US, the United Kingdom, Greece, Estonia and Poland. Meanwhile, NATO has sent alliance troops to Russia's borders in an attempt ... More..

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by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Toshiba chairman steps down amid nuclear losses

According to sources close to the matter, losses related to its USA nuclear business are likely to reach around $5 billion. The company said Shigenori Shiga, the chairman, will step down from the board, effec...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

At Least 32 People Killed In Tour Bus Crash In Taiwan

TVBS television reported that 28 people died and 16 people with injuries were sent to a hospital. An official with the agency said the tourists were "likely" all from Taiwan, but that it was still looking a...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Netanyahu opposed United Nations post for former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad

He added that in such a position a United Nations diplomat does not represent a particular government or country. The Palestinians were upgraded to non-member observer status at the United Nations in 2012. Th...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Russian Federation secretly deploys cruise missiles violating arms control treaty, say USA officials

The missile is said to be in violation of a 1987 treaty that bans American and Russian intermediate-range missiles on land. The officials claimed that the Russians now have two SSC-8 battalions, one at the Ka...More..

White House Will Resume Tours on March 7
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

White House Will Resume Tours on March 7

After pressure from lawmakers, First Lady Melania Trump announced Tuesday the White House will reopen to the public in early March, almost seven weeks after her husband Donald became president. The visits inclu...More..

Woman covered North Korean's face with cloth at KLIA, say police
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Woman covered North Korean's face with cloth at KLIA, say police

He is pictured here in 2010 Who was Kim Jong-nam? Police told Reuters the investigation was ongoing but there were no suspects yet. Police are looking into his movements while in Malaysia, as well as who ...More..

Malaysia confirms death of Kim Jung-un's half-brother
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Malaysia confirms death of Kim Jung-un's half-brother

Jong-nam was scheduled to take a flight to Macau from Malaysia on Monday morning, but is said to have died enroute to the hospital. Jong-nam was going to be the heir apparent to Kim Jong il until his ar...More..

DuPont, Chemours settles PFOA cases for $670 million
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

DuPont, Chemours settles PFOA cases for $670 million

About 3,550 lawsuits have been filed in federal and state courts in OH and West Virginia alleging injury from exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid in drinking water. "This agreement provides a sound resolution ...More..

How Are North Korea's Neighbors Responding to Missile Launch?
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

How Are North Korea's Neighbors Responding to Missile Launch?

A U.S. official said the missile tested traveled 500 kilometers (310 miles) before landing in the Sea of Japan and that it was launched from North Pyongan province. North Korea's relationship with China - its...More..

Trump expects only 'tweaking' of trade relationship with Canada
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Trump expects only 'tweaking' of trade relationship with Canada

While Trudeau has repeatedly and publicly welcomed refugees to Canada, Trump issued an executive order earlier this month to temporarily bar refugees and restrict immigrants from entering the U.S. Mr Trump wa...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Greece, lenders make "substantial progress" to sign off on bailout reforms-statement

Yesterday, the country made progress in its talks with lenders, moving closer to a deal to secure new loan disbursements and save the country from default. Juncker, in an interview to be aired on German radio D...More..

Hamburg Airport evacuated after unknown toxin spreads
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Hamburg Airport evacuated after unknown toxin spreads

Authorities believe it might have been caused by an unknown "prankster" using the chemical. Firefighters designated special areas outside the airport building where physicians examined people with physical ...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Twitter reacts as Mark Warburton leaves Rangers in freakish fashion

Rangers released a statement saying Mark Warburton had resigned as manager but he has reportedly denied that is the case. It's a situation that looks like it could run for days and perhaps weeks to come. "The ...More..

Senator: Gorsuch Called Trump's Criticisms of Judges 'Demoralizing'
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Senator: Gorsuch Called Trump's Criticisms of Judges 'Demoralizing'

District Court Judge James Robart a "so-called judge" after issuing a temporary restraining order on his travel ban and calling the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals "so political" after Tuesday arguments on the...More..

'Trumpagator': Mysterious orange alligator gets snapped in SC
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

'Trumpagator': Mysterious orange alligator gets snapped in SC

DNR Alligator Program Coordinator Jay Butfiloski told Live 5 News that the orange color may be a result of where the reptile has been living during the winter months. But one thing is for certain- it doesn'...More..

Trump assures Xi Jinping of United States honoring
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Trump assures Xi Jinping of United States honoring "One China" policy

Administration officials concluded that Xi would take a call only if Trump publicly committed to upholding the 44-year-old policy, under which the United States recognized a single Chinese government in Beijing...More..

Polish Interior Minister Urged to Resign After PM Injured in Car Accident
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Polish Interior Minister Urged to Resign After PM Injured in Car Accident

Two security agents were also injured. Polish Prime minister Beata Szydlo speaks during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Warsaw, Poland February 7, 2017. The 53-year-old prime minist...More..

Thousands celebrate Iranian Revolution, trampling U.S. flag and chanting 'Death to America'
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Thousands celebrate Iranian Revolution, trampling U.S. flag and chanting 'Death to America'

High-profile figures like Revolutionary Guard Corps commander, Qassem Soleimani, and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, were also at the demonstrations, according to photographs published by Iranian news ag...More..

Russia, US to discuss New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Russia, US to discuss New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

In addition, Trump denounced the existing U.S. -Russia treaty ( New START ) as "a bad deal", although he had to ask his team - during the call - to educate him about the treaty . Trump also does not appear t...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Hundreds Of Whales Die In New Zealand After Biggest Mass Stranding Recorded

Its shallow muddy waters confuse the marine mammals' sonar, leaving them vulnerable to stranding by an ebb tide, according to Project Jonah . As of now, volunteers are still trying to save the few remaining ...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

12 killed, thousands affected by landslides, floods

A search and rescue team had evacuated the casualties. Among the victims were a mother and her 7-year-old daughter and a 1-year-old son, the report added. In September a year ago, President Joko Widodo said i...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Russian Federation and Turkey offer conflicting reports on Turkish soldiers' death

That came after the Kremlin said the airstrikes had been launched based on coordinates provided by the Turkish army. Turkish forces are launching an offensive to retake the town from the Islamic State. The clas...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

US And Chinese Warplanes Have 'Unsafe' Encounter Over Disputed Waters

Such incidents between U.S. and Chinese aircraft are rare, the source added. Davis said there was normal radio contact between the Navy plane and the Chinese aircraft, a KJ-200 that is created to perform airb...More..

Romania's justice minister resigns over corruption decree
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Romania's justice minister resigns over corruption decree

Last weekend the government backed down and repealed the ordinance, although half a million people nevertheless demonstrated across the country on Sunday evening. The decree would have decriminalized corruption...More..