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Macron sworn in as French President

Macron will officially take power on Sunday following an inauguration ceremony with his pred. Jean-Michel Fauvergue, who went ahead of his fellow officers int...


BC political parties ponder common issues after close vote, possible deals

BC Liberal Party leader Christy Clark will remain in charge of this province despite her party clinching a minority government, with recounts possible in some c...


Administration names likely judge nominees

Louis. Murphy, a Faribault native, is a former Minnesota District Court judge and served on the federal court since 1994. Conservative activists praised the l...


New French leader Macron sworn in with pledge to fight terror

During the meeting, the predecessor of the young President of France, the 39-year-old Macron - told him some secret information, needed to control the nuclear f...


Iwobi will fight for Arsenal future if Wenger leaves, says Okocha

The Gunners had failed to score in three of their last four Premier League visits to the bet365 Stadium but this match told a completely different story to Arse...


BC Greens break through, capture three seats

He will be joined in the house by Adam Olsen, who also took the riding of Saanich North and the Islands for the Greens in Tuesday's provincial election. Weaver ...


Trump calls for stronger sanctions on North Korea after missile

If the missile did reach that height and fly that long, it could reach the U.S. territory of Guam in the Pacific, Wright wrote. The North has consistently test-...


In testing missile, N. Korea challenges South's new leader

Past North Korean missiles have flown farther than Sunday's test, landing closer to Japan, but this launch follows a series of high-profile failures. While Pyon...


Trump for stronger sanctions against North Korea after its missile launching

North Koreans, Americans met in Oslo Choe led a North Korean delegation that met this week in Oslo, Norway, with American academics and former government offici...


Belt and Road should be road of opening up: Xi

Pakistan signed new deals with China on Saturday worth almost $500 million ahead of Beijing's worldwide forum on its "Silk Road" trade and infrastructure initia...


North Korea fires missile days after new South Korea leader pledges dialogue

A North Korean missile would need to travel more than 8,000 kilometers (4,970 miles) to reach the U.S. West Coast. The projectile launch comes two weeks after...


North Korea test fires 'new longer range missile'

The missile was sacked from the region of Kusong, northwest of Pyongyang, where North Korea, in February, successfully test-launched an intermediate-range missi...


Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon

Asked how long that would be, she added: "What was Alex Salmond's definition?" The leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, also visited St Andrews this w...


South Sudan's ousted army chief returns to capital

A power-sharing between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar failed a year ago after the latter fled heavy fighting in the capital Juba. He has b...


Kapil Mishra to visit ACB office today

Mishra has alleged that the investigation into the tanker scam was repeatedly delayed and influenced by Kejriwal and "his two men". A year ago in August, Ms D...


AAP tries to drown bribery din in EVM hack clamour

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of tampering with Electronic Voting Machines to win the civic polls in the ...


N. Korea missile launch due to 'state of paranoia'

The launch was carried out as European, American and Japanese navies gather for joint military drills in the Pacific. Sunday's missile test "points to a new t...


Cyber attack criminals will be brought to justice, investigators pledge

Security experts attributed the apparent success of the WannaCry virus to a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a well known and highly unsafe security hol...


Improves to 9-2 with Game 1 win

The Anaheim Ducks have beaten the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 to advance to the NHL's Western Conference finals for the second time in three years. This postseason ...


Syria safe zones closed to US-coalition jets: Russian Federation

But neither the government nor the rebels were direct signatories to the deal, and the opposition's reaction was lukewarm. The main Syrian opposition umbrella...


China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

But following the launch the United States has called for all nations to implement stronger sanctions against the "hermit kingdom". "With the missile impactin...


All countries should respect each other's sovereignty: Xi at OBOR

He said the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by China is "very timely and promising". "Instead we will create a new model of cooperation and mutual benefit"....


Trump's lawyers: No Russian income in last decade with a 'few exceptions'

The White House says that it asked for a letter reviewing Mr Trump's tax returns following a request from Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who is leading ...


Olympics: IOC officials begin Paris visit to study 2024 bid

Macron has also confirmed that he will be meeting with the IOC Evaluation Commission while they are in Paris and that he will be active in backing the bid all t...


Trump Signs Executive Order to Form Voter Fraud Commission

Dale Ho, director of the ACLU's Voting Rights Project, said in a press release that Trump's voter fraud claims have been " widely debunked ". The commission...


Horgan holds hope he will be BC premier

Despite the fact we still don't know who the Premier is along with the possibility of a minority government, Clark had plenty of positive things to say about th...


Wilbur Ross: 'Gigantic' China Trade Deal Gives US Access to $2B Market

The agreement would also streamline the evaluation of US biotechnology product applications; pave the way for allowing American-owned suppliers of electronic pa...


Trump looking at ex-Michigan lawmaker as next Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Mr Trump said Mr Comey also reassured him during that meeting that he was not under investigation by the FBI. "The challenge they have is that the president s...


Efforts on to pass GST bill this month: Taxation Minister

Expressing satisfaction with the preparation for the roll-out of GST from July 1, Adhia said that out of 62,937 tax officials, almost 24,668 have been given han...


India skips China's BRF summit ceremony

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that Beijing and Russian Federation have played their due role in safeguarding regional and global peace and stabili...


China's Xi calls for greater counter-terrorism cooperation with Turkey

The web of trade would span over countries representing more than 40 percent of the world's GDP, that are home to 4.4 billion people - more than half of the wor...


Nepal votes in first local elections in 20 years

Election Commission spokesperson Surya Prasad Sharma said an estimate of over 70 percent polling was recorded till 5 p.m. Polls opened in three provinces at 7...


Flynn documents sought by Senate panel in Russia probe

Committee chairman Republican Richard Burr had previously warned he would issue subpoenas for those who did not cooperate with the investigation. There was an...


N.Korea fires ballistic missile

On Saturday, a top North Korean diplomat in charge of US relations, Choe Son Hui, told reporters in Beijing that Pyongyang would be willing to meet with the Tru...


Inauguration of French President-Elect Macron Set to Be Held on Sunday

He also listed "the excesses of capitalism in the world" and climate change among his future challenges. "The truth is that we must collectively recognise tha...