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Labour expulsion threat to Tory deal makers as administrations formed across Scotland

Edinburgh, where the SNP is the largest group, failed at its first full meeting on Thursday to appoint an administration, amid reports that Labour, now in third...


US maintains Iran nuclear deal sanctions relief

Trump expressed his lack of enthusiasm for the nuclear deal brokered under his predecessor Barack Obama in no uncertain terms during the US presidential elect...


ED files PMLA case against Karti Chidambaram, others

Apart from Advantage Strategic Private limited, ED officials say they are also trying to get financial details about Ausbridge Holdings, a Singapore-registered ...


Trump administration formally launches NAFTA renegotiation

He says the US manufacturing industry has been decimated by NAFTA, a deal the White House considers deeply unfair. "But there's just no track record (with the T...


Turkish ties hit rough patch after rough Erdogan visit

In addition, "the U.S. Department of State is working closely with local authorities concerning this incident". -Turkish tensions compounded by a spat over USA ...


New footage shows Erdogan watching Washington brawl

The statement said that the USA communicated its concerns to the Turkish government "in the strongest possible terms". "Brett McGurk is definitely giving ...


Sheffield professor's advice on how to protect yourself — NHS cyber attack

The attack struck at least 16 British National Health Service organisations, along with computer networks of companies and municipalities in dozens of other cou...


Multiple Congressional Committees Want Comey's FBI Memos And Testimony

House Speaker Paul Ryan says, "I don't think that's the case" when asked if tax reform could slip beyond this year. Trump's own timeline and rationale for fi...


EU demands urgent talks with Washington over airline laptop ban

The potential move would expand restrictions imposed in March by the US and Britain to ban electronic devices larger than a smartphone in passenger cabins of fl...


Pound Weakness Feeds Through To Higher Prices In UK

Despite the lowest unemployment rate in more than four decades, real wages in the United Kingdom fell at their fastest rate in the first quarter of the year sin...


Macron meets Merkel on first official visit as French President

Like Macron, Philippe is a product of France's elite ENA college who once worked in the private sector and has little truck with the country's fraying left-righ...


Melania Trump announces first overseas trip as First Lady

That was before he fired his Federal Bureau of Investigation director - and the chain reaction of scandal that followed. "Getting ready for my big foreign tri...


Heavy gunfire as mutiny spreads in I.Coast cities

I heard the shooting. Ivory Coast has launched a military operation to take back Bouake, where at least one civilian was killed Sunday and reports say more th...


China's Xi calls for S. Korea ties to get back on track

For his part, Lee said Moon asked him to express his "gratitude" to Xi for his message of congratulations after the election. "China highly regards relations ...


McCain: Turkey Ambassador Should Leave US

Erdogan's guards - and a group of supporters who joined the melee - should be charged with crimes. To Turkey's dismay, President Donald Trump has chose to arm...


North Korea condemns U.N. Sanctions

Haley previously indicated that new sanctions could target oil, a critical import for North Korea mainly from China, and she said Tuesday the USA also wan...


Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

Comey until the last possible moment because he feared that the communications staff would leak the news. President Trump has faced a backlash for sacking Mr ...


Iranians start voting for next president

The incumbent, relative moderate Hassan Rohani, and a conservative former prosecutor, Ebrahim Raisi, are widely regarded as the presidential front-runners in th...


Europeans snub trade text at China's Silk Road summit

Baglay also mentioned that India is awaiting positive response from China. What kind of dialogue is a meaningful dialogue. They said the initiative was not clea...


Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

Simon Choi, a director at Hauri Labs, an anti-virus software company in South Korea, found that the hackers of the recent global WannaCry cyberattack used some ...


Palestinian killed by W Bank Jewish settlers

Despite the Israeli authorities refusing to release information on the condition of the hunger-strikers, according to Israeli and Palestinian media reports a nu...


Republicans starting to turn as committee asks to see Comey documents

Comey", wrote the ranking members of the committee, seemingly referring to Trump's May 12th tweet warning about "tapes" of conversations with Comey. "A lot of...


Confederate Monument No. 3 Down, but 4th Won't Be So Easy

The city will not release details on when that monument will come down, citing security concerns. A crane that was expected to eventually lift the statue from...


World Leaders Condemn North Korea Missile Test

Kim Jong-un personally oversaw the missile launch on Sunday , and was pictured celebrating with his officials afterward. Its capabilities fall in between those...


USA to continue with Obama-era Iran nuclear deal, for now

According to media reports, Fractur engaged in the sale and delivery of explosives to the Syrian government. Ahmadi is the director of Iran's Shahid Bakeri In...


Senate Judiciary Committee also demands Comey memos, Trump tapes

This week, it was reported that Comey wrote a private memo describing a meeting in which Trump allegedly asked him to stop the Federal Bureau of Investigation...


Embattled, Trump laments 'witch hunt' as divisive and distracting

President Trump denied all the allegations with him connecting to Russian hackers and others during the infamous election which saw him winning in a thin margin...


Chelsea Manning celebrates release from prison: 'First steps of freedom'

Manning was known as Bradley Manning when she was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013. May 17, 2017: Manning is released from lockup at Kansas' Fort Le...


Britain's Labour launches 'radical, responsible' election manifesto

The election manifesto for the main opposition party published yesterday confirmed numerous promises in a leaked draft last week. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ...


Joe Biden says he could be open to presidential run

Biden continued to open the door further, adding that if his family is stable following the death of his son Beau to brain cancer by the time election season co...


Honoring Minnesota officers killed in the line of duty

A federal law signed into law in 1994 by President Bill Clinton designated May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and directed American flags to be flow...


Indian migrant worker dies after leaving Qatar World Cup venue

An urgent rethink is needed to prevent labour abuse becoming the legacy of the 2022 World Cup. The authorities have also denied reports that it is the working c...


Comey prepared extensively for his conversations with Trump, report says

The top Senate Democrat, Chuck Schumer, said Mr Rosenstein did "the right thing" by appointing Mr Mueller. The Russian leader said he could supply Congress with...


Brazil's president may lead a 'walking dead administration'

Neves almost won the presidency in 2014 and had planned to run in 2018. Several prominent Brazilian politicians have been charged on grounds of corruption i...


Man who ran over pedestrians was 'hearing voices'

It's believed he had been smoking the drug, also known as K2, prior to the crash that killed a tourist and injured 22 others. Rojas initially tested negative ...