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Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83, president says

The former strongman was flown to the United States where a U.S. court convicted him on drug trafficking and money laundering charges, and sentenced him to pr...


Taiwan: Constitutional Court Rules in Favour of Gay Marriage

The lawmakers may choose to either directly revise the Civil Code to have more inclusive language or they may legislate a separate "special law" governing same-...


Trump, Macron and election: what prompted Merkel's blunt Munich speech

Given this new context for worldwide relations, she said, "I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands - of course in friendsh...


Andrew Scheer gets warm welcome in Parliament Hill

We will take ours from the minivans, from the soccer fields, from the legion halls and the grocery stores.”. "He could take a lot of political market-share aw...


USA airstrike Mosul: ISIS fooled U.S. into bomb that killed 100 civilians

The airstrike was likely the largest single incident of civilian deaths since the USA air campaign against ISIS began in 2014. The strike in question occ...


Four-nation tour: PM Modi to arrive in Spain today

On Monday , Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally but said she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist", fine-tuning he...


Manchester attack: Police appeal for information on bomber's blue suitcase

They arrested the 23-year-old man in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex "on suspicion on offences contrary to the terrorism act", Greater Manchester Police said . "The ...


'Moment of truth': Macron admits Trump handshake 'wasn't innocent'

As we've seen, anyone with foreknowledge of Trump's grab-and-pull shake technique generally has no problem resisting it. In February, Trump's lengthy handshake ...


Trump slams leaks as fake news following Kushner reports

Rep. Adam Schiff , the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on Sunday Jared Kushner's security clearance should be reviewed in the wa...


Donald Trump, Saudi King inaugurate global centre against extremism

Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said in a statement Trump's speech was confirmation that Trump was following previous administrations in his "bias" towards Is...


Philippines: End of fight with Islamic State is 'almost there'

However, 12 out of 23 senators have also said they favor a joint congressional session to deliberate on Duterte's martial law declaration. "We will get the ...


Floods in Sri Lanka kill over 150, nearly half million affected

All schools in flood-hit areas, including the capital Colombo , will be closed for a week. The army said it does not expect to find any more survivors. The h...


Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

And, there is no sign that Trump has sidelined him, as the president told The New York Times , "Jared is doing a great job for the country". Ambassador Serge...


Rouhani: Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

Mr Rouhani stressed that it was Syrians, Iraqis, Iranians and members of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement who had been fighting terrorists in the Middle East in r...


Letters: Trump's Middle East trip a triumph

The president's visit to the site " destroyed UNESCO's propaganda and lies", Netanyahu said , referring to several resolutions passed in recent months by ...


Monaco's Bernardo Silva set to sign for Manchester City

The playmaker missed Portugal's Euro 2016 triumph through injury but has been instrumental in Monaco's title win this season, as well as their progress in the...


South Indian court orders 4 week stay on cow slaughter rules

The petition, which was filed by S Selvagomathy , pointed out that the Supreme Court had in various decisions, held that the right to choice of food (non-veget...


United States appeals court weighs legality of Trump travel ban

In his ruling issuing the nationwide injunction, Judge Watson wrote that "a reasonable, objective observer - enlightened by the specific historical context, con...


France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

Macron said he's relying on Tusk to "go even further in this work of re-shaping and setting in motion again a European ambition". "What Emmanuel Macron is p...


Trump pleased with results of 1st overseas trip

However, the USA president refused to commit to whether the United States would remain a part of the 2015 Paris climate-change agreement on curbing greenhouse g...


Philippine forces struggle to retake city held by Islamist militants

Mr Duterte imposed martial law last week on Mindanao, where both Marawi and Iligan are located, to quell the unrest and wipe out militancy. Truckloads of ...


DHS Secretary: A Backchannel Between Trump And Russia 'Not A Bad Thing'

Trump, meanwhile, resumed his Twitter postings from the White House on Sunday and dismissed any story based on anonymous sources. Kushner boasts an enormous...


Russia, Egypt boost ties after diplomatic row

Lavrov met with his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Choukri and will, with his Defense colleague meet President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi. Both sides reiterated that ...


Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega dead at age 83

He goes on to graduate from a military academy in Peru and embarks on a military career. His eventual US indictment on drug trafficking charges gave President G...


Experts say global cyber attack similar to North Korean hacks

Cybersecurity experts around the world are saying that they found circumstantial evidence that could link North Korea to the WannaCry ransomware attack . So in...


South Korea: Sanctions, Dialogue to Denuclearize North Korea

Tillerson told a UN Security Council meeting on North Korea on April 28, "North Korea must take concrete steps to reduce the threat that its illegal weapo...


David Friedman Officially Takes Up Post in Israel

That distinction between Jerusalem and Israel reflects the USA position that the city's fate is an issue for Israelis and Palestinians to work out through f...


Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned U.S. reliability

Both the leaders held the fourth India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC) to set a roadmap for the bilateral strategic ties, PTI said. And Vice ...


Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties

Speaking after talks Monday with French President Emmanuel Macron , Putin said Moscow didn't try to influence the French vote. Putin said the talks should ta...


Moldova government expels five Russian diplomats, president furious

The move comes amid tensions between the country's pro-Russian President and his West-leaning government. Moldova's foreign ministry expelled five Russian dip...


UK responds to Merkel: 'We will be a strong partner to Europe'

Ms. Merkel was responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to the United Nations climate change accord this far, his insistence on more cont...


North Korea official: We can hit China with nuclear-tipped missile

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Kore...


Donald Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris Agreement climate deal

G7 nations risk unprecedented deadlock today after US President Donald Trump ditched the charm for snarls, resisting calls for concerted action on hot-button ...


Philippine president urges Islamic State-linked rebels to hold dialogue

A Singaporean man who has been in the southern Philippines since the 1990s has been implicated in terrorism activities there, Singapore's Ministry of Home Aff...


Former senator Joe Lieberman said to lead pack for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Critics have expressed concern about Lieberman's lack of federal law enforcement experience, past partisan activity, and possible connections to President Trum...


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