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Trump calls for 'tougher sanctions' against North Korea

But on Sunday, the Trump administration seemed to throw cold water on the idea of talks with North Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump warned in an interview w...


Graham wants FBI director without political ties

O'Connor, president of the FBI Agents Association, in announcing the endorsement of Rogers to replace James Comey. An association of Federal Bureau of Investi...


North Korea launches ballistic missile despite South Korea's offer of talks

North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in an apparent test of the South's new president who backs engagement with Pyongyang. The North has staged two...


Trump, Putin have 'very good' call on Syria, US says

During a phone call on Tuesday they agreed to try to meet up for face-to-face talks in Germany as they discussed working together to end the violence in Syria ...


Japan says N. Korea may have tested new missile

The ballistic missile fired by North Korea today did not pose a threat to Russia, landing about 500 kilometres from its border, the Russian defence ministry sai...


Moon condemns N. Korean missile launch

But the statement also made an unusual reference to Russian Federation, a member of the all-but-dead "six-party talks" aimed at dismantling the North's nuclear ...


China's Xi says wants to appropriately handle disputes with South Korea

President Donald Trump congratulated Moon on his victory in Tuesday's snap election and invited South Korea's new leader to visit the White House. Conservativ...


North Korea: Sen. Cory Gardner has "lost basic judgment and body hair"

Song's warnings of war come after North Korea arrested a second USA citizen and professor from the evangelical-funded Pyongyang University of Science and Techno...


China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

Representatives of numerous countries are attending the forum, including North Korea, which the United States has objected to. According to TASS news agency and...


De-escalation agreement in Syria comes into force

Adrian J.T. Rankine-Galloway, a Pentagon spokesman. Rankine-Galloway noted that the USA government is not party to the agreement, which was struck during ceas...


Japanese gov't officials relieved over Macron's French presidential victory

Though Macron's victory is considered positive for the region's economy and the euro currency, stocks had risen strongly in the previous two weeks on expectatio...


Poll gives UK Conservatives big lead ahead of June election

The Lib Dems have consistently argued for Britain remaining in the European Union, and have promised voters a second referendum on any deal that is negotiated...


Trump invites President of the Phillipines to the White House

According to The New York Times , Duterte said on Monday he's a bit "tied up" at the moment with his busy schedule (which includes a visit to Russia) and "can...


Manchester City vs. Leicester: Highlights and recap

Zabaleta's exit comes five years after Manchester City won the Premier League title agaisnt Queens Park Rangers. City has 72 points, Liverpool 70, and Arse...


Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Medical staff reported seeing computers go down "one by one" as the attack took hold, locking machines and demanding money to release the data. The hackers sa...


Trump at Liberty University: "We don't worship government; we worship God"

And he says the more that people say something can't be done, "the more you should be absolutely determined to prove them wrong". Prior Liberty commenceme...


China welcomes ASEAN summit statement

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders link arms during the opening ceremony of the 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines. Lopez said the C...


Inauguration day: Macron to become France's new president

Macron, an ex-banker who was elected on May 7 with 65% of a run-off vote to beat the far right's Marine Le Pen, will take over power this Sunday from Socialist ...


BC Greens face stickhandling act in deciding which party it would back

The Student Vote process saw NDP leader John Horgan take his own Langford-Juan de Fuca seat with 55.7 per cent of the vote, while Green leader Andrew Weaver...


Netanyahu: Abbas lied to Trump

But at the same time, he didn't offer any new strategy about how peace could be achieved. There have been no serious negotiations since gaps widened with the ...


Elgin-area congressman: If Trump has tapes, Oversight Committee should have them

Spicer also said Trump's tweet this morning was not meant as a threat to Comey not to speak to the media. "Me, personally", he said in the interview. "I was goi...


South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions

The deployment of THAAD was agreed by former President Park Geun-hye's administration a year ago. China was willing to keep working hard with all parties, inc...


North Korea launches ballistic missile — South Korean military

Mr Trump has previously said he would be "honoured" to meet North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un under the right circumstances. The US and South Korean militarie...


Where does Jeremy Corbyn stand on foreign policy?

In all, the Tories won nearly 1,800 of the 4,851 council seats being contested in England, Scotland and Wales - a net gain of more than 500, according to a BBC ...


Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter

The White House is separately looking at candidates who Trump could nominate for a full 10-year term as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, putting his ...


Magnitude 5.7 quake in northeast Iran leaves 3 dead

The quake, which struck at 1800 GMT Saturday in and around the city of Bojnurd, North Khorasan province, killed a 54-year-old woman and a teenage girl, ISNA n...


North Korea test-fires missile in bid to test South, US

In Tokyo, the Japanese government said that the missile flew for 30 minutes. "Australia regards this as a reckless and provocative action that leads to instab...


France inaugurates new president: Emmanuel Macron, 39

The centrist Macron, 39, formed his own party only last year, and his election victory over the National Front's Marine Le Pen on Sunday has destroyed the domin...


Two militants gunned down in J&K's Kupwara district

As the security forces were conducting the search operation, militants fired upon them, the official said, adding that the security forces retaliated and in res...


Asian Wrestling Champions: Sumit enters final, assures India another medal

The Iranian team won three gold medals, one silver and four bronzes in the competition, sealing the title with 71 points. After conceding a point, the Indian ...


Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

Canada, Russia, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland want the statement to make reference to the Paris accord, while United States officials have report...


Sacked Delhi minister on hunger strike attacked outside his home

Meanwhile, Mishra has also alleged that he received a phone call from overseas in which he was threatened to be killed. "If Kejriwal is not found guilty, then h...


Voter Fraud Hucksters: Foes Of Trump Panel 'Trying To Cover Up Crimes'

Leahy's statement was a response to news that Trump assembled a "Commission on Election Integrity" to review voter fraud and voter suppression in federal elec...


Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

There are six candidates, including incumbent President Hassan Rouhani, former prosecutor general Ebrahim Raeisi, Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, First Vic...


Security Guard Killed, Soldier Injured as Boko Haram Strike Maiduguri

The suicide bombers that hit the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) on Saturday targeted members of the Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) holding a vigil ...