Global News

Israel settlement plans 'challenge' to Trump: Palestinians

In six days, Israel had occupied three times more territory in the region than it did after the 1948 war, which had driven 700,000 Palestinians from their homeland. A defence ministry committee advanced the plans and may do so for around 1,000 more on Wednesday, the NGO that tracks settlement building in the Palestinian territory said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

Wawrinka was trying to win his second Roland Garros title in three years but was blown away. Nadal added in English: "I play my best at all events, but the feeling here is impossible to describe". He said: "It was an incredible final and a special one, to win " La Decima ". In the 19 times that Nadal has now played Wawrinka , the Spaniard has won 16, winning the match every time he won the ... [Full Article...]

Hawaii official: Ruling shows USA system works

Hawaii official: Ruling shows USA system works In delivering judgment, the panel of three Judges said Trump exceeded the limit of the authority accorded him by Congress by issuing the Executive Order. Critics have said the orders amount to an unconstitutional "Muslim ban" that Trump called for during his presidential campaign. Mr Trump's administration claimed the ban falls within the president's power to protect national security. [Full Article...]

Ananya Vinay, 12, wins U.S. spelling bee competition

Ananya Vinay, 12, wins U.S. spelling bee competition Marocain is a French word for a dress fabric made of ribbed crepe. By winning the regional spelling bee, she won a place in the national spelling bee in Washington , D.C. $400 in reference works from Encyclopaedia Britannica and a three-year membership to Britannica Online Premium. Vogoti was eliminated when he incorrectly spelled clafouti, a type of dessert including fruit. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Calls for Policies to Prevent Use of Chemical Weapons

Macron's campaign was the victim of a "massive hacking attack" two days before the May 7 election and the data was uploaded on the web. When his camp barred journalists from the two Russian outlets from Macron's headquarters a Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman denounced the move as "outrageous. [Full Article...]

UK could delay Queen's Speech amid post-election turmoil

UK could delay Queen's Speech amid post-election turmoil Nicky Morgan, a Conservative member of the U.K. Parliament, appeared on stage at the Fortune Most Powerful Women International Summit in London on Monday, four days after her party almost lost its majority in the House of Commons in the snap election called by Prime Minister Theresa May . [Full Article...]

Qatar Launches New Shipping Routes to Oman Amid Food Shortage Fears

There are widespread reports that Saudi wants Al Jazeera shut down as the price for restoring diplomatic relations. Then only road access into Qatar is via Saudi Arabia . "I think this is not about counterterrorism, it's not about terror financing, it is an orchestrated campaign against my country to pressure my country to change its active, independent foreign policy", he said. [Full Article...]

Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup after beating Uzbekistan

Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup after beating Uzbekistan Iran join hosts Russian Federation and five-time champions Brazil in securing a place for the tournament which runs from June 14 to July 15, 2018. President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif posted on their social media pages to express congratulations to all Iranians and appreciations to Team Melli players. [Full Article...]

Origin: Gorden Tallis backs Queensland changes

Origin: Gorden Tallis backs Queensland changes Walters was encouraged by Thurston's remarkable return from a shoulder injury in North Queensland's 32-8 NRL win over Parramatta on the weekend. Some of the alterations were obvious. "Obviously, we've got to look out for him". Johns agrees, saying the new selections have been made with an eye to running over the top of the NSW big men who dominated in game one. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico votes for statehood

Puerto Rico votes for statehood Almost half a million votes were cast for statehood, more than 7,600 for free association/independence and almost 6,700 for the current territorial status. Options on the weekend referendum included remaining a commonwealth, becoming a state or entering free association/independence. "Whatever we might receive in additional federal funds will be cancelled by the amount of taxes the island will h... [Full Article...]

Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public Also certain to be of interest is Comey's claim that Sessions "lingered" by Comey's side when the president ordered the room cleared and what Sessions thought when the president then directed him to leave. The next day, Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation and said it would be overseen by his deputy attorney general, who last month appointed a special counsel to han... [Full Article...]

Sanders congratulates UK's Corbyn on election results

Britain's Conservatives have lost their majority in the general elections that has resulted in a hung parliament. But that's not the picture she painted at the end of May. The Conservatives built their election campaign around May's ostensible strengths as a "strong and stable" leader, and the outcome is a personal slap in the face. [Full Article...]

Labour support increases in Scotland as SNP backing slips, new poll reveals

Labour support increases in Scotland as SNP backing slips, new poll reveals Murray said the leaflet from the pro-UK Scottish Tories is "risking an SNP MP" taking the Edinburgh South seat on Thursday as it could split the pro-UK vote between him and the local Tory candidate, Stephanie Smith. Ms Sturgeon defended her government's record, cited areas of additional spending and said parts of the Curriculum for Excellence needed greater focus. [Full Article...]

Rajnath, Jaitley & Venkaiah to parley with opposition parties on Presidential polls

Rajnath, Jaitley & Venkaiah to parley with opposition parties on Presidential polls The nomination process will begin on 14 June with the issuance of a notification and the counting of votes will take place on 20 July in New Delhi . With the Presidential elections slated for July 17, the opposition parties are preparing to put up a joint candidate in case the ruling NDA's choice is not acceptable to them. [Full Article...]

Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members

The committee has not confirmed the Tuesday date for Sessions' testimony and are still discussing whether to allow him to testify in open or closed session, or both, as former FBI Director James Comey did last week. If you want to come to the Judiciary Committee and testify under oath, we'll put Comey right by you. Sessions stepped aside in March from the federal investigation into contacts betw... [Full Article...]

UK can't expect Britons to replace EU workers after Brexit - CBI

Instead, the unnecessary election has cost May control of her party, of Parliament, and of government policy, at one of the most critical junctures in the country's recent history. The Prime Minister sought to stave off another Tory civil war ahead of her appearance before the backbench 1922 Committee by bringing former justice secretary Michael Gove in from the cold less than a year after s... [Full Article...]

French president tries to ease Gulf dispute

On Friday Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt tightened their squeeze on Qatar by putting dozens of figures and charities they link to the country on terrorism blacklists. Morocco, a close ally of the Gulf countries, said on Sunday it would remain neutral and offered to facilitate dialogue, according to a statement from the country's foreign ministry. [Full Article...]

Theresa May Announces Plan To Form Government After Queen's Approval

Theresa May Announces Plan To Form Government After Queen's Approval Founded on the evangelical principles of the late Ian Paisley's Free Presbyterian church, Northern Ireland's largest political party has been repeatedly at odds with the region's LGBT community. "I asked for a categoric assurance that if any deal or scoping deal was done with the DUP there would be absolutely no rescission (repeal) of LGBTI rights in the rest of the United Kingdom, and that we wou... [Full Article...]

Sharif to hold talks with Saudi leadership on Qatar fallout

In its initial response to the Middle East crisis , Pakistan had stressed the need for unity in the Muslim world and urged the countries involved to engage in dialogue. "[Kuwait] affirms the readiness of the brothers in Qatar to understand the reality of the qualms and concerns of their brothers and to heed the noble endeavours to enhance security and stability", state news agency KUNA quoted K... [Full Article...]

Secret Service: We Don't Have Any Trump White House Tapes

Secret Service: We Don't Have Any Trump White House Tapes While the Secret Service says they found no such records, the type of records they searched for are often under the purview of the National Archives and Records Administration, which told the paper that its records were not subject to FOIA requests while the president is in office. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696  Next »