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China launches aircraft carrier, boosting military presence

Construction began in November 2013, and just over three years later the main hull has been completed, as well as a number of the vessel's primary systems, incl...


Israeli PM Netanyahu may cancel talks with German minister over NGO meetings

Gabriel, who is also Germany's vice chancellor, said it would be " unthinkable " to cancel meetings with Netanyahu if the Israeli leader traveled to Germany and...


Trump proposes major tax cuts, 15% corporate rate

It addresses priorities Kansans share, such as elimination of the death tax , closing corporate loopholes, simplification of the tax code, and protecting key...


Man arrested in central London after being found with several knives

The department said knives were recovered during the operation. London's police force said they knew of no immediate further threat as a result of the arrest,...


German soldier planning attack arrested

The soldier was first detained by Austrian police in February after he tried to retrieve a handgun he had hidden in a toilet at Vienna airport. The man's susp...


Dortmund Bus Attack Suspect Arrested by German Police

The attacker was reportedly staying in the same hotel as the team and used the hotel's internet to buy the share options and detonate the nearby devices from hi...


Top Admiral: US Forces Capable Against N. Korean Threat

The point was that the US was so preoccupied with Iran, Syria and other Middle Eastern problems that it could hardly afford to pay enough attention to the North...


Trump condemns Holocaust deniers as 'accomplices of evil'

Mandel , as well as many other survivors and Jewish leaders who reject Trump's agenda, praised the president's strongly worded speech against the evils of t...


How Trump's tax proposal could impact his own business empire

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and White House chief economic advisor Gary Cohn summarized the plan in a briefing to reporters at the White House. President Tru...


Europe begins process of lifting Le Pen's immunity over misuse of funds

While untested in office and a relatively young 39 years old, Macron offers hope that France can revitalize internally and collaborate externally to deal direct...


How Trump's tax plan would help the wealthy (and Trump)

Asian shares ticked down from near two-year high on Thursday after a long-awaited US tax plan failed to inspire investors, though sentiment remains supported by...


USA sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

China has long promoted dialogue to resolve the "Korean nuclear issue" as North Korea has repeatedly threatened to destroy the United States which in turn has w...


INEC flags-off CVR exercise in Lagos

The INEC Secretary in Niger, Alhaji Aliyu Bungudu, made the disclosure at a one-day forum for election stakeholders held in Minna. He said that those eligible...


US Begins THAAD Missile System Installation In South Korea

FILE - In this Friday, April 7, 2017 file image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack miss...


Japan Reconstruction Minister Quits After Inappropriate Comment on Disaster Zone

Japan's disaster reconstruction minister is expected to resign on Wednesday following his controversial remarks over the 2011 quake and tsunami, in a setback fo...


Merkel wants dialogue before Brexit negotiations

Barnier has said that negotiations must be complete within a year for any settlements to be approved by the UK, European Parliament, and other EU members. Germa...


N. Korea may get terrorism designation, White House briefs Senate

A recent military display in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. Also this week, the US bega...


Trump Reportedly Drafting Order To Leave NAFTA

The U.S. dollar strengthened against both the Mexican peso and Canadian dollar after a draft executive order to withdraw the United States from the North Americ...


White House readies order to quit NAFTA: administration official

The U.S. dollar dropped 0.6 percent on its Canadian counterpart and 1 percent on the peso. During the election campaign, Trump called the pact one-sided, clai...


Jadhav case: India hands over mother's appeal to Pak

Apart from requesting the intervention of the civilian government in securing his release, she has expressed a desire to meet her son. New Delhi also placed...


North Korea UN Mission warns over 'total war with USA imperialists'

Mr Harris said the USS Carl Vinson strike group is now in the Philippine Sea just east of Okinawa, "in striking range and power projection range of North Kore...


Democrats Have More Demands After Trump Retreats on Wall

Democratic votes are needed to pass the measure over tea party opposition in the House and to provide enough support to clear a filibuster hurdle in the Senate,...


Champions Trophy 2017: BCCI Keeps Squad Announcement on Hold

On the first day of the meeting in Dubai , both the change in governance structure as well as the revamped revenue model were put to a floor test. "We have m...


Canada reports progress with US on lumber, "but not there yet"

The statement from Ottawa said dairy trade already favors the United States, explaining that the US receives $550 million in USA dairy while Canadian exports ...


Protesters March Against Le Pen

There are now 11 candidates running with traditional Republican Francois Fillon's campaign still facing issues over the employment scandal plaguing his family p...


Turkey main opposition says to appeal to European rights court over referendum

The opposition argues an "administrative" decision by the Supreme Election Board (YSK) to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp paved t...


Every US Senator summoned to White House for top-level North Korea briefing

The Trump administration has escalated its rhetoric against North Korea and has been pressuring China to lean on the country to cease its missile testing. The v...


Man arrested with knives near British PM's home in London

Police photograph items on the pavement in Whitehall, London, Thursday April 27, 2017, after a man was arrested by police. The incident comes just weeks after...


Trump won't scrap NAFTA, will renegotiate with partners

Trump has blamed NAFTA for American job losses. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, who is leading U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to craft a tax package t...


Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Speaking in Italian via a pre-recorded video filmed in Vatican City , the head of the Roman Catholic Church tackled the conference theme "The Future You". "I c...


Anti-immigration AfD heads for showdown in Cologne

Around 50,000 left-wing protesters were expected and about 4,000 police officers were on the ground to prevent a violent escalation of anti-populist rallies. "I...


Trump says strong Europe 'very important'

This came immediately after Gentiloni said that the United States' role in Libya is "critical". Diplomats and analysts who closely follow developments in Li...


Erdogan says Turkey could reconsider its position on Europe

A top Turkish court Tuesday rejected an opposition legal challenge to last-minute voting rule changes in the referendum over handing President Recep Tayyip Erdo...


France's Macron says election not won, will fight to defeat Le Pen

Le Pen said late on Monday she was taking "a leave of absence" from leading the FN to focus on campaigning, in a move that appeared to be a mere formality that ...


US THAAD missile defence equipment enters South Korea site: Yonhap

But the unpredictable communist nation rattled its saber all the same, with drills that served as a reminder of the threat it poses below the border to USA -all...