Vladimir Putin dances at Austria wedding before meeting Angela Merkel

They will take no questions. Ukraine fears the pipeline will allow Russia to cut it off from the gas transit business, while Germany's eastern European neighbors, nervous of Russian encroachment, have also raised concerns about the project. More..

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Vigil held for pregnant wife, daughters
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Vigil held for pregnant wife, daughters

Authorities said Shanann was 15-weeks pregnant at the time she was declared missing Monday. Details about what led police to arrest Watts late on Wednesday on suspicion of three counts of murder and tamperi...More..

India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai was also among the mourners. The government conferred the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, on him in 2015. "The government and people of Pakistan extend their ...More..

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal for release
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal for release

Brunson, an Evangelical pastor residing in the coastal province of Izmir, is standing trial in Turkey over terrorism charges. On Friday, the Turkish lira, which suffered record losses against the dollar earli...More..

Trump fires back at Navy admiral asking for revoked security clearance
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Trump fires back at Navy admiral asking for revoked security clearance

Trump said he got a "tremendous response" for his decision to end Brennan's security clearance. Trump said, nevertheless, that Mueller should be allowed to finish a report on Russia's interference in the 20...More..

Vatican issues response to Pennsylvania priest abuse investigation
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Vatican issues response to Pennsylvania priest abuse investigation

The Vatican broke its silence about a grand jury report that detailed decades of sexual abuse of thousands of children by over 300 priests in the U.S. The USCCB said it would expand third-party reporting me...More..

Omarosa proves the Trump family tried to buy her silence with this
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Omarosa proves the Trump family tried to buy her silence with this

Clearly, if you come on board the campaign, like, we can't have-we've got to"-Omarosa Manigault Newman: "Oh, god, no". The HUD administrator - who toured the Saint Nicholas, Manhattanville and Douglass hous...More..

Shooting followed dispute in Walmart checkout lines
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Shooting followed dispute in Walmart checkout lines

The suspected gunman was seen tossing a gun out of his vehicle window before crashing into a parked police auto a few blocks away, injuring two police officers, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. One of the ...More..

Lavrov: Syria has the right to attack terrorists
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Lavrov: Syria has the right to attack terrorists

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met during the Turkish Ambassadors Conference in Ankara. "It is planned to discuss the prospects of easing travel regime...More..

Judge in trial of Donald Trump's former aide says he received threats
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Judge in trial of Donald Trump's former aide says he received threats

Manafort". Fox News anchor Chris Wallace was asked by fellow anchor Sandra Smith on Friday what he thought about President Donald Trump's comments on the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul ...More..

Cricket Star Imran Khan elected Prime Minister of Pakistan
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cricket Star Imran Khan elected Prime Minister of Pakistan

In a sign of Pakistan's bitter political divisions, opposition lawmakers surrounded Khan and disrupted his speech throughout by shouting "thief, thief Imran Khan " and "puppet". "No military dictator raised me...More..

Trump says he canceled military parade over ‘ridiculously high’ cost estimate
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Trump says he canceled military parade over ‘ridiculously high’ cost estimate

Officials said the parade plans had not yet been approved by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. A recent report on the planned parade said it would cost an estimated $92 million. The Pentagon later said the Kore...More..

China is ‘training nuclear bombers’, United States claims
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

China is ‘training nuclear bombers’, United States claims

In January the Pentagon put countering Beijing, along with Russian Federation, at the center of a new national defense strategy. Militarily, the report said the People's Liberation Army ( PLA ) has been deve...More..

Gunmen attack intelligence service center in Afghan capital Kabul
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Gunmen attack intelligence service center in Afghan capital Kabul

He later revised that figure down. Police officer Abdul Rahman said on August 16 that the attackers were holed up in a building near the compound overseen by the National Security Directorate in a western n...More..

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

AIIMS press release confirming the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee . In 2004, Vajpayee travelled to Pakistan for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit where Pakistan agreed not to allow it...More..

Prosecution rests case in Paul Manafort trial
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Prosecution rests case in Paul Manafort trial

The CEO of Federal Savings Bank pushed through $16 million in bank loans to Paul Manafort despite concerns of too much risk to the bank posed by lending to the president's former campaign manager, a bank ...More..

United States ex-spymaster says Trump colluded with Russian Federation
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

United States ex-spymaster says Trump colluded with Russian Federation

Trump told the paper: "I call it the rigged witch hunt. a sham". She said the decision was not motivated by politics or Brennan's criticism of the president. Brennan called Trump's behavior at a summit with...More..

Husband Admitted To Killing Wife, Daughters: Sources, Family
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Husband Admitted To Killing Wife, Daughters: Sources, Family

Authorities say bodies believed to be a pregnant woman and her two young children were found on the property of one of Colorado's largest oil and gas drillers where her husband used to work. Christopher Watts...More..

Trump Homes In on 'the Fake News Media' as 'Opposition Party'
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Trump Homes In on 'the Fake News Media' as 'Opposition Party'

Trump has labelled the media as being the "enemy of the American people", "very dishonest" and "fake news", and he has accused the press of distorting democracy and spreading conspiracy theories and blind h...More..

GoFundMe for Peter Strzok’s legal bills raises $230,000 in one day
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

GoFundMe for Peter Strzok’s legal bills raises $230,000 in one day

Bobby Goodlatte tweeted that he was "deeply embarrassed" that "Strzok's career was ruined by" Virginia Rep. In one text four days before the election, Page told Strzok that the "American presidential election...More..

Trump strips former Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan of security clearance
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Trump strips former Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan of security clearance

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced during Wednesday's press briefing that Trump would be revoking Brennan's clearance. Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general. Rice wa...More..

President Trump at Fort Drum to sign defense bill
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

President Trump at Fort Drum to sign defense bill

Trump is expected to speak at the signing of H.R. 515, the " John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019", at Fort Drum Army Base in NY. About 400 military personnel flanked the p...More..

Malaysia court to deliver key ruling in Kim Jong Nam murder trial
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Malaysia court to deliver key ruling in Kim Jong Nam murder trial

He called for them to enter their defence after reading his ruling for more than two hours. Two women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could walk free Thursday, if a ...More..

Donald Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Donald Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan

All are critics of the president or are people whom Trump appears to believe are against him. He told Fox News' Sean Hannity, "The guy running [the Russian Federation investigation] is Brennan, and he should be...More..

China to send negotiator to U.S. for trade talks this month
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

China to send negotiator to U.S. for trade talks this month

The two nations had appeared to have reached a deal in May after Chinese Vice Premier Liu He led a group of officials to Washington, but Trump backed away from the agreement a few days later. "China welcomes di...More..

Kremlin says nothing good will come from proposed new USA sanctions
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Kremlin says nothing good will come from proposed new USA sanctions

As of 0718 GMT on Tuesday, the rouble was 1.5 percent stronger at 66.76 versus the dollar and had added 1.4 percent to 76.24 against the euro. The embassy in Washington accused the Americans of running a "s...More..

Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US

But now the U.S.is voicing concerns and claiming that threat is very real - pointing in particular to a Russian satellite's "very abnormal behavior". But Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled in March "si...More..

British pound sterling dropped against euro and dollar
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

British pound sterling dropped against euro and dollar

In the absence of any new data today and with no-deal Brexit fears having cooled somewhat, the Pound is trading narrowly with the majority of its peers. The US dollar is likely to continue being driven by saf...More..

Nebraska conducts first USA execution with fentanyl
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Nebraska conducts first USA execution with fentanyl

This Nebraska Department of Correctional Services photo shows death row inmate Carey Dean Moore . Witnesses say his hands seemed a little tense, but overall, he was composed and put on a straight face. The...More..

NZ passes law to ban foreigners from buying existing homes
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

NZ passes law to ban foreigners from buying existing homes

House prices in Auckland have risen by up to 75% in the last four years, says The Guardian , and the country regularly tops world house price increase indexes. The ban follows fears that overseas buyers of ...More..