Ilyichev replaces Churkin as Russia's United Nations representative

The cause and manner of death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied further, the city medical examiner said Tuesday, a day after the diplomat fell ill at his office at Russia's U.N. who enjoyed his colleague's honest respec... More..

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by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit Turkey

Talking about recent incidents of terrorist attack in Pakistan, Sharif said some elements who were upset with the progress of his country were behind the terror incidents. Long power outages have immensely decr...More..

De Mistura: Intra-Syria Talks in Geneva Impossible without Ceasefire Holding
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

De Mistura: Intra-Syria Talks in Geneva Impossible without Ceasefire Holding

Though the opposition has called for direct negotiations , the United Nations mediator said that there still was work to be done to get there, and said he was planning to resume bilateral meetings on Friday. T...More..

Jayalalithaa's Legacy: Deepa to Contest from RK Nagar
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Jayalalithaa's Legacy: Deepa to Contest from RK Nagar

A statement released by the party said that he will lead the birth anniversary celebration of Jayalalithaa. Ms Jayakumar, 42, attacked Ms Sasikala for what she called "hijack" of the party after Ms Jayalalith...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

'Cheapest Ever' Flights Get You to Europe for $65

Green in Providence, Rhode Island; and Bradley International in Hartford, Connecticut. Norwegian Air has just announced that starting early this summer, it will offer 38 flights each week from the U.S. Th...More..

Mexico slams USA immigration plan ahead of Tillerson visit
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Mexico slams USA immigration plan ahead of Tillerson visit

Mexican officials are concerned about Mr Trump's pledge to renegotiate trade partnerships between the two countries. The official also returned to a point of contention between Trump and Pena Nieto, saying th...More..

Plane from Edinburgh crashes off runway in Amsterdam
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Plane from Edinburgh crashes off runway in Amsterdam

Nobody was injured, but a Flybe flight #BE1284 from Edinburgh to Amsterdam which departed the capital at 12.25, had a bumpy landing when the wheels collapsed as it arrived at its destination with 59 passenger...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Authorities: Suspect arrested in case of missing teacher

Duke graduated from Irwin County High School, where Grinstead taught history. According to the GBI, since Grinstead's disappearance, officials have conducted hundreds of interviews, hundreds of leads have bee...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Daesh Announces Withdrawal From Syria's Al Bab

Turkey is backing a group of Syrian rebels, mainly Arab and Turkmen, in northern Syria against Islamic State and hopes to stop the advance of the YPG, which it sees as a hostile force. "Turkish forces have forc...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Mnuchin says goal is to pass tax reform by August

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sounded Thursday that he's in no rush to label China a currency manipulator, backing away from a campaign promise of President Donald Trump. He said he has discussed those issu...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Where To Go To See A Giant Panda In The US

The Chinese ambassador to Washington, Cui Tiankai, was at the zoo to receive the panda, who will travel with a keeper and veterinarian for company on the 16-hour nonstop flight to Chengdu. Bao Bao's mother, Mei...More..

Malaysian police seeking diplomat in connection with Kim Jong-nam murder
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Malaysian police seeking diplomat in connection with Kim Jong-nam murder

Malaysia's Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said the "deeply insulting" accusations were based on "delusions, lies and half-truths". Earlier on Monday, Malaysia said it had recalled its envoy from Pyongyang and s...More..

Trump administration tightens rules on deportation and detention
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Trump administration tightens rules on deportation and detention

DHS said it will leave in place the Obama administration's protections for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, also known as DREAMers, and undocumented immigrants wh...More..

Top US envoys to meet Mexico president to calm tension
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Top US envoys to meet Mexico president to calm tension

Over the weekend, a group of Democratic U.S. senators visited Mexico to try to calm fears over the Trump administration's direction and speak out against Trump's calls for a border wall. Trump's administration ...More..

The FBI
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

The FBI "interviewed" Michael Flynn days after the Russian Federation sanctions call

Majority members of the House Ways and Means Committee blocked minority Democrats' attempts Tuesday to obtain Trump's tax returns in an effort to determine whether he has significant financial ties, including d...More..

Mkhitaryan blow for Manchester United boss Mourinho
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Mkhitaryan blow for Manchester United boss Mourinho

However, the French side did make chances at Old Trafford, and a touch more composure in front of goal may well have yielded a better result. Manchester United will be looking to advance to the next round of ...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Seven newly discovered Earth-sized planets could support life

The planets form a system surrounding Trappist-1, a star in the Aquarius constellation . Thomas Zurbuchen , associate administrator of the agency's Science Mission Directorate in Washington says that: "...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

ASEAN Concerned About Militarisation In Disputed South China Sea

During questioning by senators at his confirmation hearing, Yasay said China's stance and strategic objectives in the South China Sea meant a resolution was unlikely. "We have to prove it (ownership) in the app...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

China's South China Sea buildings could house missiles

China has denounced "relevant countries" for threatening sovereignty and security in the South China Sea, following the deployment of the USS Carl Vinson carrier battle group on a routine patrol in the sea's ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

IDF soldier gets 18 months for shooting wounded terrorist

Nationalist supporters of Sgt. Elor Azaria react outside the Israeli military court during his sentencing in Tel Aviv , Israel , Feb. 21, 2017. The attacker's uncle, Fathi al-Sharif, said, "We as a family [...More..

Overnight riots in predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Overnight riots in predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb

Rioters, some of them wearing masks, threw rocks, set vehicles on fire and looted shops from about 20:00 (19:00 GMT) on Monday in Rinkeby , which has a history of unrest. He said: "You look at what's happening...More..

Milo Yiannopoulos resigns as editor of Breitbart Tech
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos resigns as editor of Breitbart Tech

In addition to losing the Simon & Schuster deal, Yiannopoulos also had a high-profile speaking engagement canceled on Monday. "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski has deemed the decision to disinvite Milo Yi...More..

First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva: I'll try to serve Azerbaijan decently
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva: I'll try to serve Azerbaijan decently

While the position of first vice president is more senior to that of vice president, it is now unclear what duties 52-year-old Mehriban Aliyeva will undertake. According to the new rules, the first vice-presi...More..

Austria grants United States request to extradite Ukrainian mogul Dmytro Firtash
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Austria grants United States request to extradite Ukrainian mogul Dmytro Firtash

A lower court had blocked Firtash's extradition two years ago , ruling that the request by the U.S. Justice Department was politically motivated and tied to an effort by the State Department to influence Ukra...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Supreme Court appears divided on cross-border shooting by USA agent

The case concerns Agent Jesus Mesa, Jr., who discharged his service weapon while standing in the United States and killed 15-year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, a Mexican national who was standing on Mexi...More..