United States to Threaten Sanctions if ICC Investigates Afghan War Crimes Allegations

Additionally, he warns in the text, the US may seek bilateral agreements that would prohibit nations from surrendering Americans to the ICC. The Trump administration is expected to announce Monday that it will close the Palestine Liberation... More..

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France's Lyon airport halts flights as police chase shuts down runway
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

France's Lyon airport halts flights as police chase shuts down runway

Another eyewitness told BFM TV how he saw the vehicle "drive through an automatic gate at the terminal, making a deafening sound in the process". He then smashed into a toll booth and charged across airport l...More..

Pence: I'd take lie detector test over NYT essay
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Pence: I'd take lie detector test over NYT essay

Think Vice President Pence penned the anonymous New York Times op-ed that set Washington on fire this week? 4th ROW (L-R) Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, US Se...More..

Woodward: Kelly, Mattis denials of his book quotes untrue
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Woodward: Kelly, Mattis denials of his book quotes untrue

Trump is "an idiot", Woodward wrote Kelly said, according to The Washington Post . "This has not been treated seriously enough", Woodward said on " Today ". When Guthrie asked Woodward if he had a source f...More..

New York Times, overwhelmed after anonymous op-ed, increases security for newsroom
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

New York Times, overwhelmed after anonymous op-ed, increases security for newsroom

Mueller would come with stipulations -from his camp. In a second tweet , Trump said "The White House is a 'smooth running machine.' We are making some of the biggest and most important deals in our country's...More..

Brexit: 80 Tory MPs will reject Chequers plan says former minister
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Brexit: 80 Tory MPs will reject Chequers plan says former minister

He said: 'We have opened ourselves to perpetual political blackmail . He caused controversy over the weekend with a column in the Mail on Sunday , calling the PM's plan a "suicide vest" around the United ...More..

Tropical Storm Florence turns into a hurricane
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Tropical Storm Florence turns into a hurricane

Hurricane Florence is expected to grow into an "extremely dangerous" hurricane by Monday as it approaches the US East Coast, the National Hurricane Center said , urging residents to make preparations. Even ...More..

Swedish election: Nationalists 'make gains' in early exit polls
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Swedish election: Nationalists 'make gains' in early exit polls

Support for the far right in Sweden mirrors similar trends in other European nations following the mass migration of refugees to the region in 2015, at the height of the Syrian war. "This party has increased ...More..

7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected

The suspect is believed to be a "Pakistani or Afghan" national, local media report . Eyewitness Youssef Najah, 28, said he was walking beside the canal when he saw a man running and holding a knife about 25-...More..

Barack Obama says Trump is ‘the symptom, not the cause’ of division
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Barack Obama says Trump is ‘the symptom, not the cause’ of division

There was no immediate reaction from Trump, who, in remarks to a crowd in North Dakota, took Obama's speech Friday in stride. "He is a symptom, not a cause". "That's not how our democracy's supposed to work", O...More..

USA begins military exercise in Syria
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

USA begins military exercise in Syria

Russia's Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said he had told USA officials that Moscow was concerned over signs the United States was preparing new strikes on Syria and warned against "groundless...More..

Iran condemns 'brutal' attack on Basra consulate
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Iran condemns 'brutal' attack on Basra consulate

Iraq's foreign ministry called the attack against the consulate "an unacceptable act undermining the interests of Iraq and its global relations". Since Thursday, protesters have shut Iraq's only major sea po...More..

Myanmar says International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Rohingya
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Myanmar says International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Rohingya

The decision follows a filing from chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda in April, asking the court for jurisdiction over the "deportation" of Rohingya refugees from Burma to neighbouring Bangladesh. Around 700,000...More..

Anti-immigrant party wins 20% in Sweden vote
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Anti-immigrant party wins 20% in Sweden vote

Swedes went to the polls on Sunday and although it will take some time for a ruling coalition to emerge, the biggest immediate victor appears to be the party that won't form a government. The polls showed far-r...More..

A former adviser to trump in jail
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

A former adviser to trump in jail

When Papadopoulos pleaded guilty past year, he pledged to help the special counsel's office with its investigation. Attorneys for Papadopoulos had sought to avoid prison, instead requesting probation. "...More..

Trump says he doesn't talk the way Woodward portrays him
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump says he doesn't talk the way Woodward portrays him

Just the day before the op-ed hit the Internet, previews of " Fear ", Woodward's new book about the Trump White House, examined much the same dynamic as the op-ed. "I'll just take the paper off his desk". "...More..

Japan rocked by 2 earthquakes after typhoon
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Japan rocked by 2 earthquakes after typhoon

The airport will remain closed at least throughout Thursday, affecting more than 200 flights and 40,000 passengers, according to Kyodo News agency. "The government will work in unison towards reconstruction...More..

Trump intensifies trade war, threatens duties on nearly all imports from China
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump intensifies trade war, threatens duties on nearly all imports from China

In addition, the chip industry is a source of trade surplus for the USA, including with China , Intel argued. U.S. president Donald Trump said Friday that he was prepared to roll out tariffs on yet anoth...More..

British navy's HMS Albion warned over South China Sea 'provocation'
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

British navy's HMS Albion warned over South China Sea 'provocation'

The situation in the South China Sea has stabilised, with the joint efforts of China and Southeast Asian countries, the country's defence ministry said in a statement responding to the Royal Navy action. ...More..

North Korea adds new twist to big parade: Reporter's notebook
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

North Korea adds new twist to big parade: Reporter's notebook

North Korea's state-run media continue to remain silent about the military parade . Delegations from countries such as Syria, Vietnam and nations across Africa that have friendly relations with the North se...More..

Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers

Renee Hall said the officer was "returning to what she believed to be her apartment after finishing her shift", according to BuzzFeed News . The shooting happened around 10 p.m. In the 2017 confrontation, ...More..

Protesters burn Iranian consulate in Iraq's Basra
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Protesters burn Iranian consulate in Iraq's Basra

The Islamic Republic expects the Iraqi government to speed up its efforts to catch and severely punish the perpetrators, he added . The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has also condemned the attack, saying it harms t...More..

India court legalises gay sex in landmark verdict
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

India court legalises gay sex in landmark verdict

Our fight for equality doesn't end with the reading down of section 377 . India's top court lifted a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday in a landmark judgment activists hope will improve rights for the ...More..

Russia Accuses US Of Training Militants In Syria For Terror Attacks
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Russia Accuses US Of Training Militants In Syria For Terror Attacks

USA -backed Syrian rebels surround a piece of artillery during training by a United States special forces member in Southeastern Syria near al Tanf. That was followed by a letter sent Thursday to Lt. Gen. Pau...More..

'Unhinged' Trump loses temper, claims Woodward book
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

'Unhinged' Trump loses temper, claims Woodward book

We're in Crazytown. I don't even know why any of us are here. He continued to pose the question: "Does the so-called "Senior Administration Official" really exist, or is it just the Failing New York Times w...More..

In primary stunner, challenger unseats incumbent Democratic Rep. Capuano in MA
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

In primary stunner, challenger unseats incumbent Democratic Rep. Capuano in MA

With no Republican on the ballot in November's midterm election, Pressley is now nearly certain to become the state's first black congresswoman . In short, Pressley's win had all the hallmarks of Ocasio-Cort...More..

Pence urges Paraguay to reverse embassy move
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Pence urges Paraguay to reverse embassy move

Erekat also called on the United States administration "to realize that no peace-loving country will follow their decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital ". The new president, however, rushed to de...More..

Trump Calls Mueller Interview 'A Big Waste of Time'
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Trump Calls Mueller Interview 'A Big Waste of Time'

There has been "no further commitment on interviews", he said. "That's a no-go. That is not going to happen", said Giuliani, who was a federal prosecutor before becoming mayor of NY. It's now unknown whether ...More..

UK warrant for 2 Russian officers over spy attack
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

UK warrant for 2 Russian officers over spy attack

Handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police of Alexander Petrov (left) and Ruslan Boshirov. They were however charged with the use and possession of the nerve agent novichok , banned under the Chemical...More..

Second economist resigns from Pakistan's advisory council over Ahmadi colleague's removal
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Second economist resigns from Pakistan's advisory council over Ahmadi colleague's removal

Succumbing to pressure from the hardliners, the Pakistan government on Friday withdrew the nomination of noted economist Mian, a member of the minority Ahmadi community, from the newly-constituted economic pa...More..