Israeli PM hopes to derail Russia-Syria S-300 deal

The claims elicited fear in Russia that Assad, under the influence of the Iranians, may eventually thank the Russians for their help and politely ask them to leave Syria, damaging Putin's economic and geopolitical interests. "According to informa... More..

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Philippines senator Antonio Trillanes arrested after weeks holed up in Senate
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Philippines senator Antonio Trillanes arrested after weeks holed up in Senate

He walked out of the Senate, where he has taken refuge for weeks, and was taken by police to their headquarters in Makati city, where his fingerprints and mugshot were taken. Duterte has also accused Trillanes,...More..

Rachel Mitchell: who is the prosecutor grilling Christine Blasey Ford?
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Rachel Mitchell: who is the prosecutor grilling Christine Blasey Ford?

The decision by Senate Republicans to bring in Mitchell, who has spent her career prosecuting sex crimes, had been met by derision and skepticism from Democrats. Her work has earned her numerous awards in her s...More..

North Carolina Boy with Autism Is Missing: 'I Blame Myself,' Says Dad
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

North Carolina Boy with Autism Is Missing: 'I Blame Myself,' Says Dad

Last Saturday, his father said Maddox Ritch ran off from him and a friend at Rankin Lake Park and disappeared before he could catch up to him. The child ran out of sight, and his father searched for him whi...More..

Donald Trump accuses China of meddling in the U.S. midterm elections
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Donald Trump accuses China of meddling in the U.S. midterm elections

Donald Trump has accused China of trying to interfere in United States midterm elections . In an article entitled " Trump's "blame China" midterm strategy won't secure GOP victory", the Global Times said...More..

Ahead of Kavanaugh Hearing, Ginsburg Praises ‘Women Coming Together'
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Ahead of Kavanaugh Hearing, Ginsburg Praises ‘Women Coming Together'

The panel is scheduled to hold a hearing on Thursday on the accusations, ahead of a vote Friday on Kavanaugh's nomination. What is the Senate Judiciary Committee supposed to conclude from that? Chuck Grass...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Donald Trump Calls Kavanaugh Moment A 'Dangerous Period' For America

They know it's a big, fat con job . When a foreign reporter told the president he was Kurdish, Trump said, "Good". As of this writing, Trump is still talking to the press, but that didn't stop journalists ...More..

North Korea Nuclear Deal Could Take ‘Years,’ Trump Suggests
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

North Korea Nuclear Deal Could Take ‘Years,’ Trump Suggests

Trump announced Wednesday that Kim sent him a new, "extraordinary" letter and said he expected the second summit to take place "fairly quickly". That term has been a source of debate as major questions remain a...More..

US pressure could work only if Iran deal survives
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

US pressure could work only if Iran deal survives

Mr Trump reimposed the sanctions after quitting the Iran accord in May, and called on U.S. allies to comply. French President Emmanuel Macron called for continued sales of oil by Iran, saying the flow would l...More..

UK’s Labour open to second European Union vote with option of remaining: Starmer
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

UK’s Labour open to second European Union vote with option of remaining: Starmer

He accused the "political and corporate establishment" of propping up the financial system which caused millions of people misery in the wake of the 2008 financial crash. Being anti-racist was "integral to our ...More..

Australian broadcasting corp’s chairman quits over politics claims
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Australian broadcasting corp’s chairman quits over politics claims

Hours before Milne's resignation, the communications minister, Mitch Fifield , indicated that Milne no longer had the support of the government. Accusations of Milne interfering in the Triple J's Hottest 10...More..

Iran: Trump chairs key UN Security Council session
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Iran: Trump chairs key UN Security Council session

France's President Emmanuel Macron addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York, US, September 25, 2018 . It's unclear how effective these countermeasures ...More..

Third woman comes forward with strong allegations against Brett Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Third woman comes forward with strong allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

University professor Christine Blasey Ford , who is set to testify before the Senate committee Thursday, claims Kavanaugh attacked her at a party when they were both teenagers, in presence of his friend Ju...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

New allegations against Kavanaugh submitted to Senate panel

She wrote she has a "firm recollection of seeing boys lined up outside rooms at many of these parties waiting for their turn with a girl inside the room". On Sunday, the New Yorker reported that Democrats...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Senate panel receives new Kavanaugh allegations

Here are five things you need to know about him. If Republicans don't hit the pause button, they will have surrendered any last pretense of caring about the character or honesty of the nominee President Trump...More..

Can women be punished for adultery? Supreme Court verdict today
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Can women be punished for adultery? Supreme Court verdict today

Elaborating on this, CJI Misra said, "Parameters of fundamental rights should include rights of women ". In December 2016, the apex court had agreed to hear the petition seeking to examine the constituti...More..

Desperate search for retired British man and his Thai wife feared dead
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Desperate search for retired British man and his Thai wife feared dead

Also arrested was the allegedly bitter relative, Warut Satchakit, 63. Police said they have confessed to being hired by Ms Nhot's brother to kill them. The couple's daughter, who lives in England, also flew i...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump takes aim at China, Iran at UN Security Council

He said the next round of sanctions is due to be "in full force" by early November. The United States has moved to reimpose sanctions that had been lifted under the landmark deal and has vowed to punish for...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

NUS loses title of Asia's top uni but scores in global outlook

The World University Rankings applies a methodology that uses 13 performance indicators to obtain their final list. The University of Toronto, UBC and McGill are the top three Canadian universities on t...More..

Trump cites George Washington’s slaveholding past in defense of Brett Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump cites George Washington’s slaveholding past in defense of Brett Kavanaugh

Before even asking his question, Acosta asked if Trump would call on a female reporter next. Laughing at or with the former reality television star notwithstanding, Wednesday's press conference took on a li...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

New ANONYMOUS sexual assault complaint against Brett Kavanaugh emerges

According to the poll , views of President Donald Trump over the past week have also been dragged down alongside those of his nominee, with 72 percent of GOP voters approving of the president and 23 percent...More..

U.S. approves $330 mln military sale to Taiwan
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

U.S. approves $330 mln military sale to Taiwan

Presidential Office spokesman Alex Huang (黃重諺) expressed gratitude for the move, saying it will beef up Taiwan's self-defense capabilities and shows that Washington is keeping its promise to Taipei to provide d...More..

Heads of state 'were laughing with me,' not at me
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Heads of state 'were laughing with me,' not at me

More laughter broke out, prompting Trump to say, "Didn't expect that reaction, but that's okay". Members of the audience chuckled again - perhaps this time in sympathy. 'Don't worry, Mr. President, they're ...More..

True identity revealed: Salisbury suspect is colonel in Russian military intelligence
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

True identity revealed: Salisbury suspect is colonel in Russian military intelligence

United Kingdom investigators have said Mr Boshirov was a Russian intelligence officer. "Russia has only sought to obfuscate through desperate fabrication". They denied the British claim that they were Russian m...More..

Mike Pompeo calls Iranian president's comparison of Trump to Nazis
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Mike Pompeo calls Iranian president's comparison of Trump to Nazis "outrageous"

He said the American economy was "booming like never before" and that his administration has accomplished more in less than two years than nearly any other administration. "He was so late that Ecuador's preside...More..

USA slaps sanctions on top Venezuelan officials, including President Maduro’s wife
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

USA slaps sanctions on top Venezuelan officials, including President Maduro’s wife

Venezuela has been the target of harsh criticism by Trump and his allies in recent months as conservatives have attempted to portray socialism as the cause of the country's hyperinflation and high level of ...More..

Kavanaugh's accuser offers four people to back accusation: Documents
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Kavanaugh's accuser offers four people to back accusation: Documents

She alleges Mr Kavanaugh assaulted her when she was 15, and he was 17. "Because I've had it many times ". George Hartmann, a spokesman for Republicans on the Judiciary Committee, said the hearing is st...More..

Trump says he’d ‘certainly prefer not’ to fire Rosenstein
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump says he’d ‘certainly prefer not’ to fire Rosenstein

Rosenstein now oversees Special Counsel Robert Mueller's independent investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. "My preference would be to keep him and let him finish out"...More..

Ramaphosa to Unveil Mandela Statue At UN HQ On Heritage Day
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Ramaphosa to Unveil Mandela Statue At UN HQ On Heritage Day

He said the world was facing diverse challenges such as conflict, climate change , terrorism, desertification, poverty, armed trafficking and violent extremism. Speaking at the Nelson Mandela Peace Conference ...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Efforts By Nations To Bypass Sanctions Against Iran Counterproductive

Political commentators widely noted that it was remarkable for a United States president to be laughed at by members of the assembly, without having provided an intentional punchline. He attacked several glob...More..