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Corbyn spells out "historic challenge" facing Labour as council losses near 400

Most dramatically, it lost ground in Scotland, where the Conservatives — long all-but-extinct there — made gains. The Tories also retained Essex, Hampshire...


Iran's re-engagement with the world at stake in Friday presidential vote

Ebrahim Raisi, the leading rival to president Hassan Rouhani in Friday's presidential election, is a hardline judge with close ties to the supreme leader who ...


Top New York identity vanishes over Bermuda Triangle

The group had been traveling from Puerto Rico to Florida when they lost radar and radio contact with air traffic control over the Bermuda Triangle on Monday. ...


On 'Satyagraha' against AAP, Kapil Mishra attacked by 'party volunteer'

I will continue to sit on hunger strike till details of worldwide travel expenses of five AAP leaders are shared", he had said. The man, identified as Ankit B...


North Korean Nukes and Missiles 'Recipe for Disaster'

Pottinger's visit came two days after North Korea launched a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile, considered more powerful than any other missile No...


League player Nichols on cocaine charge

As revealed in footage obtained exclusively by Nine News, the 28 year-old Western Sydney Wanderers star was allegedly caught with 1.1 grams of a white powder at...


Amid heckles, Mexico president vows more to stop reporter murders

Valdez received a number of national and global awards including the 2011 Press Freedom Award by the Committee to Protect Journalists ( CPJ ). On Monday, resp...


More than 80 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja

The Buhari administration, since it came into office on May 29, 2015, has been working toward freeing all the girls still in captivity. Sunday's meeting betwe...


Why Was James Comey Fired? President Trump Contradicts His Team

Comey not to speak?" According to ex-Trump employees who spoke to the Wall Street Journal , President Donald Trump has historically recorded business calls -...


India should join BRI for mutual interest: Chinese diplomat

Earlier this month, the Chinese state-run media had said that the country was ready to interfere in the Kashmir issue to protect its massive investment in the C...


British Columbia election puts energy projects at risk

John Horgan's NDP was in the lead for much of the night. The overwhelming majority of British Columbians voted for change - and now it's up to the New Democra...


Trump mulling over Jerusalem embassy move: Tillerson

Trump's visit to Israel will take place from May 22 to 23 - just before Jerusalem Day - after he stops in Saudi Arabia and before he goes on to the Vatican. ...


Iran election: Hardliner Qalibaf withdraws candidacy

Rouhani has spent four years trying to pull Iran out of its global isolation, reaching a 2015 deal with world powers that ended some sanctions in exchange for...


Fate of BC political leaders in voters' hands

In Peace River South, Mike Bernier, also with the BC Liberal party was voted in. There are some ridings where a re-count will occur, including Courtenay-Comox...


Projection: PM would win Commons majority of 48

Betting odds on a Tory majority have shortened further, to 1/13 with Ladbrokes, with a win for Mr Corbyn's party as far out as 25/1. Labour won 10 seats, th...


Erdogan visits Trump, amid friction between US, Turkey

This event will become a heroic page of the history of not only the entire Kurdish people, but also their political organizations, including DYP and its wings -...


Putin Accuses US Of 'Political Schizophrenia' Over Trump And Secrets

I have people brief me on great intel every day", just before revealing the intelligence. "That-that's very bad from his side". "I can't explain the. Russian ...


United Nations chief seeks early meeting with new French president

Macron, 39, who had all but been endorsed by Europe's leaders after his first-round victory on April 23, earned 65.5 percent of the vote, according to early e...


Trump asks Comey to drop Flynn probe, White House denies

Comey's only weakness, he says, was his response to Trump in which Comey told Trump that Flynn was indeed a "good guy", according to The New York Times' descri...


Theresa May vows to advance workers' rights if she wins election

Conservative leader Theresa May has vowed to fight the injustice of black and Asian people being paid less than white colleagues in the workplace. But we all kn...


Putin offers transcript of Trump meeting with Lavrov

Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have spoken by phone, a spokesman said Wednesday, as controversy brewed over the United States presid...


Rep. Al Green heads to house floor to call for impeachment of

Gergen appeared on CNN on Tuesday night (Wednesday, NZT) to discuss the controversies that have overwhelmed the Trump administration in the past week. When it...


USA to Arm Syrian Kurds

It is the first meeting of the officials since the Pentagon announced the USA would arm Syrian Kurds in the fight to oust Islamic State militants from the gro...


Vladimir Putin says he can prove Trump did not pass Russian Federation secrets

The Russian president's comments came the same day officials in Jerusalem confirmed that Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a timely phone conversa...


WannaCry Is the Ransomware Attack We Should Have Been Ready For

The ransomware has hit various IT systems in more than 150 countries, including Russian Federation and the United Kingdom, in one of the most widespread cyber...


North Korea's death plot accusations mimic its own misdeeds

The measure requires President Donald Trump's administration to determine within 90 days whether the North Korean government should be re-designated as a state ...


McCain Compares Trump Scandals to Watergate

When asked on his way out of the press conference about whether he still has confidence in the president, Ryan said , "I do". John McCain, who was beaten by ...


Nearly 4-foot Australian cat may be world's longest

Hirst says she has submitted the measurements to Guinness but the record hasn't yet been confirmed. Now, Hirst is waiting to hear if she's officially the owner ...


Labour 'civil war' will make SNP real Westminster opposition - Nicola Sturgeon

However, Scotland could move swiftly to gain Single Market access akin to Norway's, through a membership of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA ) and the...


Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

Yet the status of occupied East Jerusalem looks to be a major subject of talk for the Trump Administration ahead of that visit. "I get the sense that there ...


Macron First French Leader to Seek Balancing Business, Politics

Germany, which as Europe's strongest economy has borne the brunt of bailouts for weaker eurozone members, is not thrilled by this idea. He is also a member of...


Chibok girls remain in captivity - BBOG reminds Nigerian government

Over 200 girls were kidnapped at Chibok Girls Secondary School on April 14, 2014, to the shock of many Nigerians and the worldwide community. "I have never ta...


Experts see possible North Korea links to cyberattack

Meanwhile, the South Korean Navy revealed a United States nuclear-powered aircraft carrier group was to remain in the vicinity indefinitely, while Seoul's defen...


Telefonica among victims of global ransomware attack

Australia and New Zealand appeared to have escaped largely unscathed as they woke up for their first business day since a massive ransomware worm hit thousands ...


Ian Brady: Moors murderer dies in psychiatric hospital aged 79

Glasgow-born Brady had been held at Ashworth High Secure Hospital since 1985 and died at 6.03pm last night. Ian Brady's body will not be released until it has...