Israel Signals Displeasure at Australia's 'Mistaken' West Jerusalem Move

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Jerusalem should remain as it is and it is not right for any other country to decide that it should become the capital of Israel or be divided . Israel captured East Jerusalem in the 1967 war and annexed the city as it... More..

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Two ex-associates of Michael Flynn charged with lobbying for Turkey
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Two ex-associates of Michael Flynn charged with lobbying for Turkey

Ekim Alptekin , a Turkish businessman regarded as close to Erdoğan, was also charged in the indictment, the filing shows. According to the indictment, the objective of the conspiracy was to use Company A to...More..

Federal judge in Texas rules ACA is unconstitutional: 8 things to know
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Federal judge in Texas rules ACA is unconstitutional: 8 things to know

On Friday, Judge Reed O'Connor of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas agreed, writing, "T$3 he Individual Mandate , unmoored from a tax, is unconstitutional ". He later concluded: "All ...More..

New Poll Shows Whom Americans Blame for Potential US Government Shutdown
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

New Poll Shows Whom Americans Blame for Potential US Government Shutdown

Asked if that meant having a government shutdown, he said: "If it comes to it, absolutely". But the $5 billion down payment Trump wants for the $20 billion wall is adamantly opposed by Democrats and some Re...More..

Brexit Commons vote now unlikely before Christmas
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Brexit Commons vote now unlikely before Christmas

Blair, who was Labour prime minister from 1997 to 2007, also said an offer by the European Union to reform would show "that the political leadership of Europe and Britain had listened to the underlying conc...More..

Saudi condemns US Senate 'interference' in Kingdom's affairs
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Saudi condemns US Senate 'interference' in Kingdom's affairs

Saudi Arabia said it categorically rejects any interference in its internal affairs, any and all accusations, in any manner, that "disrespect its leadership, represented by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosqu...More..

May, Blair trade Brexit snipes - Newspaper
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

May, Blair trade Brexit snipes - Newspaper

No other deal was going to "miraculously appear" if her agreement is rejected, she said . May said in a statement issued late on Saturday that Blair - the United Kingdom's prime minister between 1997 and 200...More..

Interior Secy. Zinke to step down at end of the year
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Interior Secy. Zinke to step down at end of the year

A week ago, Trump announced that Chief of Staff John Kelly would be departing at year's end. " Ryan Zinke was one of the most toxic members of the cabinet in the way he treated our environment, our precious ...More..

Don't politicise Sajjan Kumar conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case: Congress
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Don't politicise Sajjan Kumar conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case: Congress

When Sajjan Kumar represented Outer Delhi in the 14th Lok Sabha, a profile on Parliament's website listed meditation as one of his pastimes. The testimony of three eyewitnesses whose family members were kil...More..

Israel army destroys Palestinian attacker's West Bank home
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Israel army destroys Palestinian attacker's West Bank home

Chairman of the Palestinian Journalist Syndicate's Cameramen Committee, Iyad Hamad on Sunday called on worldwide rights and press freedoms organizations to move quickly to stop the deliberate targeting by the...More..

Student texted about threat
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Student texted about threat

A few days before the killing, Odegard (Papenheim's mother) continued, "two people from mental health came over, but she shooed them away because she was afraid he would think she called them". "He has been a r...More..

Education secretary denies second referendum was discussed in Cabinet
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Education secretary denies second referendum was discussed in Cabinet

Asked whether a second referendum had been discussed in cabinet, he said no. With May facing deadlock in parliament over the deal and the European Union offering little so far, more politicians are talk...More..

Ukraine Church Head: We Need To Build 'Our Future Together'
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Ukraine Church Head: We Need To Build 'Our Future Together'

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill made a last ditch appeal this week against the process. Meanwhile, the Russian church's external relations director described the two metropolitans as "traitors" and said other...More..

North Koreans mark the death of leader Kim Jong Il
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

North Koreans mark the death of leader Kim Jong Il

Talks between Pyongyang and Washington have made little progress since Kim and Trump agreed to a vaguely worded statement putting North Korea on the path towards denuclearisation when they met in Singapore ...More..

More than 40 injured after explosion in Japan bar
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

More than 40 injured after explosion in Japan bar

A number of people have also been reported as missing, while others have been rushed to a nearby hospital, BNO News said. The blast produced large flames and sent plumes of smoke rising in the night air, wi...More..

Michelle Obama coming to Atlanta for best-selling book tour
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Michelle Obama coming to Atlanta for best-selling book tour

Domestic sales have now approached 3.8 million copies and six million are in print worldwide. The former first lady left thousands of fans disappointed after her only UK Becoming book tour date at Southbank...More..

European Union united on need for border backstop, Leo Varadkar says
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

European Union united on need for border backstop, Leo Varadkar says

European Union leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrop...More..

U.S. House Democrats to seek Trump tax returns
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

U.S. House Democrats to seek Trump tax returns

House Republicans are struggling to come up with a strategy to fulfill President Trump's demand that the lower chamber pass a funding bill that includes $5 billion for his promised border wall. Constitution's ...More..

Visitors evacuated, animals moved after fire at British zoo
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Visitors evacuated, animals moved after fire at British zoo

The blaze started in Monsoon Forest habitat and a spokesman for the zoo confirmed the fire brigade was on the scene. Update: Cheshire Fire Service have deleted the below update that noted all animals were...More..

Video shows shocking racist assault on Asian woman in New York subway
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Video shows shocking racist assault on Asian woman in New York subway

She yells at the young man trying to block her, then keeps trying to kick under him and swing at the woman with her umbrella handle. Lushchinskaya, with a Russain or Eastern European accent, screams that the ma...More..

Trump names Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Trump names Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff

As Kelly prepares to leave the West Wing, the president must choose his replacement. Rep. Mark Meadows, the North Carolina congressman who leads the conservative House Freedom Caucus, initially expressed in...More..

Cohen insists he was directed by Trump to break the law
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Cohen insists he was directed by Trump to break the law

Convicted of multiple crimes including violating campaign finance laws with the hush payments , Cohen flatly challenged the assertion that his former boss never instructed him to break the law, in an intervi...More..

Guyana monitoring arrival of Russian bombers in Venezuela
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Guyana monitoring arrival of Russian bombers in Venezuela

The Russian and Venezuelan people should see this for what it is: "two corrupt governments squandering public funds, and squelching liberty and freedom while their people suffer", the secretary tweeted on Monda...More..

Melania Trump derides media focus on
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Melania Trump derides media focus on "gossip" and criticizes "opportunists"

Melania Trump spent part of Wednesday flying over areas of Virginia and the Atlantic Ocean in a V-22 Osprey, becoming the first first lady to do so. "And I speak on behalf of my husband when I tell you we are ...More..

Brexit debate needs a change of tone, Anglican bishops say
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Brexit debate needs a change of tone, Anglican bishops say

He described the talks as "a welcome first step that was the removal of uncertainty" over the EU's intentions, because it has shown it wants a "speedy United Kingdom trade deal" that would remove the need for t...More..

Turkey will 'walk into' Manbij if U.S. doesn't remove YPG - Erdogan
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Turkey will 'walk into' Manbij if U.S. doesn't remove YPG - Erdogan

Turkish sources informed that the objective of this attack was to cut the logistic lines of the PKK/YPG from northern Iraq to northern Syria and, therefore, described it as preliminary to the Turkish army's...More..

Trump's new Africa strategy takes sharp aim at China, Russia
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Trump's new Africa strategy takes sharp aim at China, Russia

One country that is offering alternatives is Russia , whose president, Vladimir Putin, is planning to host the first ever Russia-Africa summit with more than 50 African leaders next year. The US has accused Ch...More..

Supreme Court Judgment on Rafale Deal ‘Flawed’: Prashant Bhushan
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Supreme Court Judgment on Rafale Deal ‘Flawed’: Prashant Bhushan

The SC verdict has boomeranged on the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress party that made the Rafale deal a key election issue against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "I don't think the verdict in any way vindicates ...More..

Macron to Yellow Vests Protesters Ahead of Expected Rally: 'Calm Down'
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Macron to Yellow Vests Protesters Ahead of Expected Rally: 'Calm Down'

Images of elderly protesters with their heads split by police assaults have been shared widely on social media . Delpuech told RTL that authorities are aiming to be in " better control " of the situation tha...More..

Strasbourg Christmas market shooting: Gunman at large after three killed
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Strasbourg Christmas market shooting: Gunman at large after three killed

He is believed to be the gunman who left three dead and 13 wounded in an attack that night. The U.S. government, among others, warned citizens in the area to be vigilant. However, opposition from MEPs was str...More..