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Macron camp bars Russian news outlets, angers Moscow

It was still dark when Le Pen boarded the trawler at the small port of Grau-du-Roi on the south coast for a four-hour trip out to sea, seeking to portray hersel...


Israel Attacks Syrian Arms Depot Near Damascus Airport

The Israeli military Twitter account announced it had intercepted a "target" using its Patriot missile defence system over the Golan Heights on the border with ...


Syria And Israel's Rocky Relationship Might've Just Gotten Worse

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said a massive explosion near Damascus International Airport on Thursday was consistent with Israel's policy, but sto...


USA moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

The US was working with allies in Asia to further isolate North Korea economically and block imports used in its nuclear programme, according to a Trump admin...


Deadliest Taliban Attack on Afghan Army as Mattis Arrives in Kabul

The Taliban claimed it carried out the attack. The Taliban have killed eight policemen and overran three security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takh...


At 100 days, Trump approval rating shows no sign of growth

The best news for President Trump in the poll is on the issue of Syria. The new measures would build on a number of energy- and environment-related executive ...


Kurds and Turks trade fire on Syria border

Lockheed Martin F-16B of the Turkish Air Force during Exercise Anatolian Eagle, Konya Air Base, Turkey. Violent clashes resumed when peace talks collapsed b...


Trump doesn't write off chance of 'major, major' conflict with North Korea

Usually, it has marked important events in the past by launching missiles or conducting nuclear tests. The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operat...


North Korea missiles WILL succeed, Admiral Harry Harris shocks world

The top US Commander in the Pacific Admiral Harry Harris said on Wednesday the THAAD system would be operational "in coming days" bolstering the ability to de...


Former US ambassadors blast Trump over Canada

Ross emphasized Canada is overall an important ally to the US. The White House made the surprise announcement in a read-out of calls between Trump, Mexican Pr...


Taliban announce start of spring offensive

Former President Barack Obama wanted to reduce the number of US troops in Afghanistan before he left office. The U.S. has been battling the Islamic State Khoras...


China reportedly threatens North Korea with sanctions

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. Tillerson said...


North Korea's new propaganda video puts White House in crosshairs

Despite the seemingly straightforward goal, the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, remains a controversial topic in South...


Trump 'jokes' Haley could be replaced

The Russian envoy was among the 14 diplomats invited to the White House for a lunch of halibut and cheese souffle. "Otherwise, she can easily be replaced". And ...


N. Korea ready for nuclear war with US

Tillerson, speaking on Fox News, said China has asked North Korea not to conduct any more nuclear tests. "Past efforts have failed to halt North Korea's unl...


Taiwan president says phone call with Trump can take place again

Tensions have increased with last year's election of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party and Mr Trump's decisi...


The race for votes on health care is on, once again

The amendment was negotiated between MacArthur, a leader of the moderate Tuesday Group, and House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows as another effort to ...


PM asks states to reach out to students from J&K

The review meeting was attended by the Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, Secretaries and senior off...


United Kingdom signals willingness to strike Assad forces in Syria

But his decision to back Brexit caused a family rift, with Ms Johnson writing about how she and her children cried after the referendum result with her 19-year-...


Trump keeps mum about ousted adviser Flynn

Cummings also released a 2014 letter from the Defense Intelligence Agency to Flynn. Earlier this week, Cummings and House oversight committee chairman Rep...


Canada, Mexico Asked US To Stay In NAFTA

President Donald Trump makes a possibly risky move with two of America's biggest trade relationships - worth a total of $1.2 trillion. The threat to withdraw ...


Military drills, tough talk highlight rising tension over North Korea

The statement says North Korea will take the "heaviest counteractions" involving army, navy and air force operations, including a sudden pre-emptive attack, aga...


United States moves missile defense system to SKorea

The unusual sessions don't necessarily presage the use of force along one of the world's most heavily militarized frontiers, and some lawmakers questioned whe...


'The Simpsons' Has a Fittingly Dour Take on Trump's First 100 Days

His wig reveals itself to be a small dog. Kellyanne Conway walks in and declares, "I am not replacing him". Before you shout, "fake news", you should know t...


London police shoot one, arrest four in counter-terrorism operation

Police said a 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman were arrested at the address where the woman was shot and a 20-year-old man was detained nearby. The four ...


China, Locals Protest Anti-North Korean THAAD Missile System

China said on Wednesday it had expressed serious concern to Washington and Seoul after the US military started moving parts of its controversial THAAD antimis...


Huge blast near Damascus airport, 'probably' Israeli strike

It said "Israeli aggression" had caused explosions and some material losses, but did not expand on the damage. Israel has largely kept out the war in Syria, b...


China opposes deployment of anti-missile defense system in South Korea

Some even contract North Korean workers for what worldwide rights organizations say amounts to nothing short of slave labor. It comes amid rising tensions over ...


European Union members stress unity heading into Brexit talks

Both sides will have to prepare themselves as best they can for the wrangling over the conditions of the divorce, to be completed within a two-year time limit. ...


U.S. to employ mix of sanctions, diplomacy to rein in North Korea

US officials said Wednesday's briefings will center on three key issues: intelligence about the North's capabilities; USA response options, including military...


More Than Half of Americans Say Trump Performing to Their Expectations

As the camera made its way up the stairwell from the White House press room to the residence, there was a blink-and-you-missed-it glimpse of the former model ly...


Start afresh, work in tandem with ministers, chief minister Kejriwal tells AAP

The Congress' Delhi in-charge PC Chacko - a party veteran and a former Union minister - also offered to quit his post. Dilip Pandey, who was the party's Delhi...


N Korea strategy focuses on sanctions

After briefing senators in a highly unusual meeting at the White House, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Director of National Int...


China vows weapons tests as United States grapples with "grave" North Korea threat

North Korea's nuclear and missile threat is perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting U.S. President Donald Trump. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., sec...


Southwest Airlines to end practice of overbooking flights

From now on, once you've boarded your flight on United, the airline promises to never, ever drag you off that flight by force. "Our review shows that many thi...