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Chinese media told not to mention Belt and Road investments by country

President Xi Jinping was preparing to host leaders from 29 nations for the two-day summit in Beijing when United States and South Korean military officials co...


Hamas elects Ismail Haniya as new political chief

NY [U.S.], May 7: Gaza based Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Saturday elected Ismail Haniya as its new political chief, replacing Qatar based veteran...


Top 10 Best Dressed Stars EVER At The Met Gala

Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo who is the founder of fashion label Comme des Garçons is well known for her experimental clothes and this year it was no d...


India's top court upholds death penalty in Delhi gang rape case

The brutality of the attack, and her determination to survive long enough to identify her attackers to police, triggered large-scale angry street protests as we...


Kapil Mishra says health reports 'faked' to prevent another 'expose'

Aam Aadmi Party MLA Sanjeev Jha, who was planning to go on a hunger strike against the allegations made by sacked party leader Kapil Mishra, was today detained ...


United Kingdom election: May seeks similarly 'strong mandate' to Macron

He campaigned on pro-business and pro-European policies, a risky move when a populist wave recently swept Donald Trump into the White House and led Britain to v...


CoBRA commandos to `defang` Maoists in the jungles of Sukma

The brutal killing of 25 CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district last month appears to have jolted the government into action to avenge the killing. Dub...


Elections BC accepts recounts for two ridings, rejects four other requests

While the NDP only claimed the Courtenay-Comox riding by nine votes, Milligan found that - because absentee ballots tend to favour the NDP - it's unlikely the r...


Ex-US NSA ordered to hand over Russian Federation probe documents

Flynn is part of a larger investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Investigators have been looking into whether Flynn properly ...


One of Kidnapped Chibok Girls 'Refused to Leave Boko Haram Husband'

The governor was received by the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Jummai Alhassan, and the Chief Medical Director of the DSS Medical Centre, Mrs. Ann Okorafor. Th...


Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia

Trump confirmed his attendance earlier this month, meaning that his first trips overseas as president will include Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. In addi...


British local elections give May a boost ahead of key vote

Pollsters got the result of the 2015 election badly wrong, concluding that they had underestimated support for the Conservatives and had over-represented Labour...


Nigeria's President Buhari welcomes freed Chibok schoolgirls

MEMBERS of the Boko Haram group have released 82 schoolgirls from the almost 300 they abducted in north-eastern Nigeria three years ago, Nigeria's governmen...


Mother's Day became official holiday in 1914

We have a very Special Bond, which only comes from God... It's time to pamper your mother for all she has done over the years. Despite being far away, you c...


Trump offers to be 'mediator' for Israeli-Palestinian peace

But he also said outsiders can not impose terms on the parties - which some see as a coded warning that there are limits to the USA willingness to invest poli...


International Monetary Fund still awaiting Greece debt discussions

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Friday that lenders need more time to reach an agreement on debt relief for Greece because the euro ...


Russia-backed safe zone plans a bid to divide Syria, say opponents

The Pentagon said the de-escalation agreement would not affect the US-led air campaign against IS. The three countries are expected to police the four safe zo...


Arsenal 3/4 to win against Stoke City in Saturday's Premier League clash

Laurent Koscielny, who has filled in as Arsenal's captain in the absence of Per Mertesacker all through the campaign, is still not at a 100% having picked up ...


US intel chiefs express doubts about Kaspersky security

Six of America's top intelligence agencies, during a Senate hearing on external threats to the USA, spoke about their concerns over the cybersecurity firm's Rus...


Central Intelligence Agency establishes center to address North Korean threat

North Korea is believed to be preparing for a sixth nuclear test and is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States, pre...


Minority likely as NDP, Liberals at 42 seats each, three Greens

The Liberals won 43 seats, the NDP 41 and the Greens had a major breakthrough by picking up three seats in the 87-seat legislature. The chance of the Green pa...


WH highlights Clapper testimony on Trump-Russia collusion

Thorndike said in general there's no reason to assume that Russian Federation connections, if they existed, would appear on Trump's personal tax returns. He s...


Green vote helped NDP more than Liberals, says UBC prof

Prof. Richard Johnston of the University of British Columbia says that while the Greens share some common policies with the NDP on issues such as electoral refo...


North Korea accuses U.S. of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

That attack, using the chemical war agent VX, was widely blamed on North Korea and led to calls in the United States to relist the North as a state sponsor of t...


France turns to parliamentary battle after Emmanuel Macron victory

All of France's main political parties are now turning their attention to legislative elections in June. Macron's party, En Marche, has promised to put up a c...


Trump's climate stance looms over Arctic meeting

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday the Trump administration was in no rush to determine how to approach the issue of climate change, but would "make...


Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

One of the hot topics of discussion could be North Korean President, Kim Jong Un and possible threat from his nuclear weapons program. In his first key appoin...


Oil price climbs as Opec offers early consensus on renewed deal

Prices are expected to firm early Wednesday in reaction to the news that state-owned Saudi Aramco will reduce oil supplies to Asian customers by about 7 milli...


Students choose NDP in mock election

Weaver said watching B.C. invest in old fossil fuel technologies and miss opportunities to develop a sustainable and modern economy convinced him to pursue poli...


South Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile

Kim's regime has sought to advance its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. A senior North Korean diplomat who handles relations with the United States s...


South Korea's Progressive New President Is Open to Visiting Pyongyang

It's now unclear if the two Presidents will see eye to eye on the best approach to dealing with North Korea's evolving nuclear weapon capabilities, despite thei...


New South Korean leader to partly abandon presidential palace

U.S. President Donald Trump, who spoke with Moon on Wednesday, this month opened the door to meeting North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying he would be honored to me...


Man wrestles massive 16-foot python

Working for scale: the South Florida Water Management District pays python hunters an hourly rate, plus $25 for each additional foot of snake over 4-feet, acc...


North Korea would talk with Trump administration under 'right conditions'

North Korea needs tests to ideal its missile program, but it also is thought to time its launches to come after the elections of new USA and South Korean presid...


Motel robbery suspect slain in Florida, K9 wounded

Three deputies are on administrative leave, following sheriff's office policy, according to the Palm Beach Post . Palm Beach County K9 Officer Kasper, pictur...