Russian, Chinese militaries put their power on display in dramatic drills

Putin has flown in to the eastern Russian territory of Zabaikalsky to attend the main stage of the unprecedented military exercises, called Vostok-2018, involving more than 300,000 troops. The annual war games involve simulating attacks on enemies or... More..

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'Skripal suspects' tell Russian media they visited Britain as tourists
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

'Skripal suspects' tell Russian media they visited Britain as tourists

Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. United Kingdom prosecutors say they have obtained a European arrest warrant for two Russians , identified as Alexander Petrov (R) and Ruslan Boshi...More..

Hurricane Florence expected To Be 'catastrophic'
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Florence expected To Be 'catastrophic'

Even if Florence were downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, it would still cause extensive damage , Abrams says. An intense wave, as well as heavy rains, will announce on Thursday on the coast of Las Carolin...More..

Super Typhoon Forecast to Hit Philippines Saturday
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Super Typhoon Forecast to Hit Philippines Saturday

Expect "severe disruptions" at Hong Kong International Airport as Typhoon Mangkhut approaches the city this weekend, said Cathay Pacific in a travel advisory on Saturday (Sep 15). You can find all the latest ...More..

7 tourists injured as cliff collapses at popular Greek beach
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

7 tourists injured as cliff collapses at popular Greek beach

Their injuries were not life-threatening, fire brigade and coast guard officials said. The 21-year-old, who works for a tour company on the island, said: "The rock that fell, oh gosh, it would be like a fou...More..

USA furious with United Nations for ‘caving in’ to Russian Federation over sanctions
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

USA furious with United Nations for ‘caving in’ to Russian Federation over sanctions

Russian Federation and China have suggested the Security Council discuss easing sanctions after US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in June and Kim pledged to work toward denuclear...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Poland would vote against the imposition of European Union sanctions against Hungary

He also decried the omission of abstentions in the final tally which helped attain the needed majority in the vote . Requiring an absolute majority and 2/3 of votes cast, the legislative resolution was adopt...More..

Turkey says Erdogan will meet Putin on Monday for Syria talks
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Turkey says Erdogan will meet Putin on Monday for Syria talks

The observation posts were set up in the Idlib region a year ago under an accord with Russian Federation and Iran designating Idlib and parts of neighboring provinces a "de-escalation zone". Ankara, which hos...More..

Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm death toll
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm death toll

Hurricane strength wind gusts have knocked down trees and power lines, leaving more than half a million people in the dark. A spokesman for former U.S. Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, also a native of Pue...More..

Hurricane Florence kills at least three people
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence kills at least three people

The storm made landfall earlier on Friday just outside Wilmington, bringing life-threatening storm surge and hurricane force winds. Footage posted on social media showed a meteorologist saying on air that the...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

The Weather Channel Goes All In With Apocalyptic Hurricane Florence Graphics

Hurricane Florence brought a storm surge of some 3 meters (10 feet) as it began battering the United States east coast early on Friday. Florence, though downgraded to a Category 2 storm on the five-step Sa...More..

Georgia declares state of emergency
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Georgia declares state of emergency

President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency on the federal level Tuesday for the Carolinas and Virginia. Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said that while Florence is expected to slow ...More..

United Kingdom mass surveillance broke human rights convention, European court rules
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

United Kingdom mass surveillance broke human rights convention, European court rules

The case , brought by a number of human rights and journalism organisations, is one of many challenges launched after the U.S. whistleblower, former NSA sysadmin Edward Snowden's 2013 revelations that ...More..

Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence

A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. Roy Cooper said another person was killed in Lenoir County, reports WTVD . Forecasters say it could b...More..

Pompeo slams Kerry for 'inappropriate' meetings with Iran officials
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Pompeo slams Kerry for 'inappropriate' meetings with Iran officials

And according to him, right, you don't have to take my word for it, he - these are his answers, he was talking to them. "When I met with the Iranians, the policies of the United States was still to be in th...More..

Russia bombers off Alaska intercepted by US fighter jets
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Russia bombers off Alaska intercepted by US fighter jets

A similar incident occurred on September 1, the Washington Free Beacon first reported . The bombers were intercepted west of the mainland of Alaska and were accompanied by Russian Su-35 "Flanker" fighter jet...More..

Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm toll of 3000 as 'Democrat plot'
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm toll of 3000 as 'Democrat plot'

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has stocked warehouses in the region surrounding North and SC and Virginia with 20 times as many meals and 40 times as much water as it had in warehouses in Texas and L...More..

Mueller Drops Most of Manafort’s Charges as Part of Cooperation Agreement
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mueller Drops Most of Manafort’s Charges as Part of Cooperation Agreement

That trial was supposed to start next week in Washington . He had steadfastly refused to cooperate with Mueller even as the Virginia jury convicted him for hiding from USA tax authorities $16 million he ea...More..

Series of explosions ignites more than 70 homes in MA
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Series of explosions ignites more than 70 homes in MA

Andover , North Andover and Lawrence were included in the planned projects. The town of 35,000 residents is about 40 kilometres north of Boston near the New Hampshire border. Tactical flight officer and T...More..

Russian Federation knows real identity of men accused by United Kingdom over poisoning: Putin
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Russian Federation knows real identity of men accused by United Kingdom over poisoning: Putin

Detectives believe it is likely the two Salisbury suspects, thought to be aged around 40, travelled under aliases and that Mr Petrov and Mr Boshirov are not their real names. "Hours after their final visit to S...More..

Trump Signs Executive Order to Sanction Foreigners Who Interfere in U.S
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Trump Signs Executive Order to Sanction Foreigners Who Interfere in U.S

National Security Adviser, John Bolton , said the executive order includes measures to prevent foreign interference as well as reporting and punishing it. A key State Department official praised the executiv...More..

Donald Trump's Upcoming Visit To Ireland Has Been Cancelled
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Donald Trump's Upcoming Visit To Ireland Has Been Cancelled

Sanders confirmed that the Paris leg of the trip was still scheduled. "We can confirm that the proposed visit of the United States president is postponed". The White House had announced the visit earlier in S...More..

FEMA issues dire warnings ahead of strongest hurricane 'in decades'
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

FEMA issues dire warnings ahead of strongest hurricane 'in decades'

Money was also taken from other agencies, such as Transportation Security Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard, and given to ICE as part of a $201.88 million shift in money to pay for immigration detention...More..

Paul Manafort plans to plead guilty to second set of charges
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Paul Manafort plans to plead guilty to second set of charges

The charges in Friday's filing were contained in a criminal information, a document that can only be filed with a defendant's consent and typically signals a deal has been reached. on Friday. If Manafort were...More..

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif, daughter released for his wife's funeral
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif, daughter released for his wife's funeral

Her sons, Hassan and Hussain Nawaz will not be able to attend her funeral prayers in Lahore on account of corruption charges and arrest warrants levelled at them. Also, Iranian Consular General visited Jati U...More..

Paul Manafort Reaches Tentative Plea Deal with Robert Mueller
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Paul Manafort Reaches Tentative Plea Deal with Robert Mueller

Manafort has already been found guilty on 8 charges of bank and tax fraud in a separate trial. "Manafort and his most senior defense attorneys spent more than four hours Thursday in discussions with a...More..

Brexit Supporters from the Tories Discuss Ousting British PM Theresa May
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Brexit Supporters from the Tories Discuss Ousting British PM Theresa May

The British currency hit its highest level since early August in early trading at $1.3087, but gave up its gains after the pay data to stand 0.1 percent down at $1.3011. Once a deal is reached, it has to go to ...More..

European Union lawmakers vote to punish Hungary for undermining democratic values
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

European Union lawmakers vote to punish Hungary for undermining democratic values

Even some members of the European People's Party bloc - which Orban's Fidesz movement belongs to - voted against their ally in Budapest. The European Commission launched Article 7 proceedings against Poland a y...More..

Restaurant chain lost £145m in value after dead rat found in soup
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Restaurant chain lost £145m in value after dead rat found in soup

The rat was found in hot pot broth. The woman, identified only as Ms Gao, was having dinner with her husband Mr Ma at a Xiabu Xiabu restaurant in Weifang City last week. "We have set up a task force to carry ...More..

Jean-Claude Juncker deals blow to Theresa May as Tory plotting intensifies
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Jean-Claude Juncker deals blow to Theresa May as Tory plotting intensifies

The EU chief executive will touch only briefly on Britain's impending withdrawal from the bloc in a keynote State of the European Union address to the European Parliament, he said. The EU said in January that...More..