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Donald Trump signs executive order targeting H-1B visa used by Indians

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the " Buy American and Hire American " executive order (EO), which addresses H-1B visas. "We are sending a powerful ...


New Volvo Electric Car To Be Made In China

Analysts at UBS say the shift from combustion toward electric cars is a 100 billion euros ($107 billion) revenue opportunity for suppliers. Automakers have been...


'Sword Stands Ready' Against North Korea, Pence Tells Troops in Japan

Pence, who visited the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea on Monday, said all options remained on the table for countering the nuclear and balli...


100 killed, wounded in attack on Afghan military base

Earlier this month the USA military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State group hideouts in eastern Afghanistan, killing almost a hundred milita...


Turkish opposition party takes referendum row to Ankara court

The two main opposition parties - the Republican People's party (CHP) and the People's Democratic party (HDP) - had lodged formal complaints calling for the ann...


Democrats hope to strike blow at Trump in Georgia congressional race

There will be a June runoff between Democrat Jon Ossoff - who won just under 50 percent of the vote - and Republican Karen Handel . And Trump let the world kno...


Lawmakers, experts assess North Korean threat to Hawaii

His comments come as a nuclear-armed U.S. naval battle group, centred on the nuclear-armed USS Carl Vinson mega-carrier, prepares to take up station off the Kor...


Trudeau-Italian PM show bond in wake of Trump protectionism, closed borders

Marrone said he calculated last year's spending at €17.1 billion euros (which today is USA $18.4 billion adjusted for inflation) including €1 billion voted thro...


Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on military base

Gen. Dawlat Waziri, a Defense Ministry spokesman, said he expects the death toll to rise because numerous wounded were in critical condition. The military sou...


Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win

Dixon ran a personal best of 2:29:06 while Charlotte Purdue and Tracey Barlow are now also expected to qualify for the World Championships after finishing 15th ...


Australia, New Zealand hit back at North Korea's nuclear strike threat

In the report from Pyongyang, the North Korean ministry spokesman accused the Australian government of "blindly and zealously toeing the United States line". "I...


White House defends claim carrier group was headed to Korea

The US military's Pacific Command said the Carl Vinson strike group first had to complete a period of training with Australia. North Korea was about to test a...


Are U.S.-Russia relations really at an all-time low?

In a blatant response to the alleged chemical attack, the USA launched dozens of Tomahawk to destro the Shayrat airfield in Syria . He says relations between...


Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

Saudi Arabia's deputy economy minister said on Saturday that the kingdom had reduced its deficit in the first quarter of 2017 by more than expected in part beca...


U.S. and Russian Federation still far apart over Syria; Moscow vetoes United Nations resolution

World leaders had wanted an investigation into the chemical attack in Idlib last week, which prompted a retaliatory USA missile strike. United States defence ...


British MPs approve snap election in Brexit shadow

Clegg's performance helped propel his party to a coalition government with May's predecessor David Cameron - who shied away from directly debating the opposit...


Turkey's Opposition CHP to Formally Demand Nullification of Referendum

He said it would be necessary to wait for observers to finish a review of the disputed results, which he said could take 10 to 12 days. Turkey's Supreme Ele...


In graphic: The facts on Swindon South as Jeremy Corbyn drops in

May took office in July following an internal Conservative leadership contest, after predecessor David Cameron stepped down when voters rejected his call to rem...


British Prime Minister Theresa May on course for sweeping election win

Riding high in the opinion polls, May is seeking to increase her slim majority of 17 in the 650-seat Commons before the battles begin with the European Union ...


Erdogan's narrow victory lays bare Turkey's divisions

Turkey's state-run news agency says 19 people were detained in Istanbul for allegedly using the results of a constitutional referendum as an "excuse" to organi...


UK party wants ban on burqa in public, Sharia outlawed

Justifying the re-introduction of the proposal, Nuttall argued that the security risks and levels of integration have got worse since 2015, despite little-to-no...


Fresno victims were targeted at random by killer

Muhammad is expected to be charged with four counts of murder in the killings Tuesday of three men on a downtown street and in the slaying last week of a motel ...


German nationalists elect top duo for general election

Protests against the populist right-wing party were expected to attract at least 50,000 demonstrators - including 1,000 hard-left activists - who oppose the par...


What's next for the Iran nuclear deal?

He pointedly stopped sort of telegraphing whether or not the US would remain in the agreement. "The administration is doing an Iran review, but from what we h...


North Korea rolls out missiles, weaponry at parade

Fears over the North's rogue weapons programme have soared in recent days, with a U.S. naval strike force deployed near the Korean peninsula, while President Do...


50% of voters back Conservatives in new opinion poll

Blair claimed that UK Prime Minister Theresa May had ruled out staying in the EU single market and she chose to call the snap election in order to gain support ...


Bomb 'kills dozens' of evacuees in Syria

The rebel group Ahrar al-Sham tweeted that some of its members died in the blast. Elsewhere in the statement , the ministry said that some countries that cla...


Has the latest shooting affected French voters' plans?

Other pieces of paper found in the auto used by the gunman had addresses of security sites. ISIS claimed credit for the attack within hours. Ms Le Pen a...


Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attack

The Taliban said in a statement they had carried out the attack, using suicide bombers to breach defences. Earlier, it had said one of the assailants had been d...


Lebanese PM asks UN to help seek permanent truce with Israel

Hariri, on his visit Friday, met with United Nations peacekeepers stationed in the area and renewed Lebanon's commitment to global resolutions. From their, ...


Takes on the #AustralianValues in Turnbull's new citizenship test

Unveiling the changes, Turnbull stressed that Australian citizenship was a "privilege" that should be "cherished". "We welcome the Prime Minister's move to pr...


Policeman slain in London attack gets Parliament honor

Thousands gathered on Monday to pay their respects to murdered police officer Keith Palmer. Warwickshire Police's Deputy Chief Constable Karen Manners will be...


Japanese ships join U.S. carrier for drills as it nears Korean waters

The group is now due to arrive near the Korea Peninsula early next week. Last week President Trump said an "armada" was being sent. "There is precedent go...


Exxon Mobil seeks USA waiver of sanctions to drill in Black Sea

Exxon Mobil yesterday offered no comment on a media report that it was seeking permission from the U.S. government to drill in several areas of the Black Sea, w...


No waivers for Russian Federation sanctions, Treasury tells Exxon

In a statement that mentioned the company by name, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his department had made its decision "in consultation with Preside...