• North Korea missile test is huge step forward
North Korea missile test is huge step forward

Analysts said the UN Security Council would likely discuss new sanctions, with China possibly playing a role in their formation. North Korea is believed to be developing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and reaching the US mainland, though the USA military's Pacific Command said the type of missile...

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  • Global stars to feature in Afghanistan T20 league
Global stars to feature in Afghanistan T20 league

The announcement of the games, the first of which is scheduled for July or August, comes as Islamabad and Kabul face off over border skirmishes and terrorism. Mashal is aware of the challenges before both the ACB and the PCB but was eager to renew ties. Pakistani cricketer Umar Akmal , who was withdrawn from Champions Trophy squad after failin...

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  • Iran slams United States arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'
Iran slams United States arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'

Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal. He said on Monday in Jerusalem that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer, calling Tehran a real threat in the region, Reuters reported. "Our missiles are for peace, not for attack", he added. "The Islamic Republic is ready for cooperation at all leve...

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  • Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

It is not the first video of US President Donald Trump which went viral in the last few days but definitely the most amusing of them. The speech was also surrounded by a series of freakish actions from the president. Trump then straightens his jacket and has a brief conversation with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite . Because of Pr...

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  • America's Cup qualifiers off to smashing start in Bermuda
America's Cup qualifiers off to smashing start in Bermuda

The British outfit, led by Sir Ben Ainslie, go into qualifying with two bonus points from the America's Cup World Series that began in 2015 - but they've been worryingly slow in practice racing in Bermuda this month. Ainsley, a 40-year-old Englishman, who won four Olympic sailing gold medals between 2000 and 2012, is on his fourth America's Cup...

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  • Schapelle Corby sticks photo of missing boy William Tyrell to handbag
Schapelle Corby sticks photo of missing boy William Tyrell to handbag

The beauty school dropout covered her face with a scarf as she was bustled out of her home on the Indonesian resort island, amid heavy security as a huge pack of Australian and worldwide journalists jostled to get a shot of her. The pair left the airport soon afterwards, believed to be heading to their month's house in Loganlea, a suburb in the cit...

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  • Comicon props banned after armed man arrested
Comicon props banned after armed man arrested

He was taken into custody without incident after a brief struggle with police , according to Fortune. Officers working at the venue were alerted about noon to a suspicious man making threats against police on social media and the postings included photos of officers working the event, Fortune said.

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  • Lib Dems would give public sector workers a pay rise
Lib Dems would give public sector workers a pay rise

He said the haircut is the "purest example" of his passion for the Lib Dems . "I'm a liberal and Stroud is a very liberal place so there's no reason why people shouldn't vote for the Lib Dems ". "The market has failed to deliver, which is why we are setting out radical plans to help those being priced out of renting their own home". On farming ...

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  • UP home secretary sees 'conspiracy' behind surge in Saharanpur violence
UP home secretary sees 'conspiracy' behind surge in Saharanpur violence

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav on Friday took on the Yogi Adityanath government on law and order issues in the state that have been grabbing headlines lately. About a dozen police vehicles were set ablaze and 12 policemen were injured on May 9. In all, Union Home Ministry officials said over 40...

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  • Israel marks 50 years of 'united Jerusalem', but city struggles
Israel marks 50 years of 'united Jerusalem', but city struggles

The UN in December reiterated that position in a Security Council resolution that labeled as illegal all Israeli settlement beyond the 1967 borders, known as the Green Line, including in the eastern part of Jerusalem. Trump also laid a wreath and spoke at a ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem on Tuesday. That approach - and t...

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  • Duterte: China's Xi threatened war over sea dispute
Duterte: China's Xi threatened war over sea dispute

China has deployed rocket launchers to fend off Vietnamese combat divers on one of its man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea , Chinese state media reported Wednesday. China and the Philippines held their first bilateral talks over the South China Sea on Friday but announced little progress aside from an agreement to meet again...

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  • Manchester Police Arrest 3 Men In Connection To Arena Bombing
Manchester Police Arrest 3 Men In Connection To Arena Bombing

Rudd said up to 3,800 soldiers could be deployed on Britain's streets, taking on guard duties to free police to focus on patrols and investigation. "Making a bomb of this sort requires a certain level of expertise and competence", the source said.

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  • Jakarta Blast: 2 Explosions Near Bus Station, Says Indonesian Police
Jakarta Blast: 2 Explosions Near Bus Station, Says Indonesian Police

Earlier, Vice National Police Chief Syafruddin, who uses one name, said an initial investigation showed there were two explosions and a suspected suicide bomber had also died. The blasts come less than three days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured more than 100 at a concert in Manchester, England. "The explosion was very loud".

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  • NDP take lead on Island
NDP take lead on Island

Officials say about half of the ballots have been counted in the riding so far. The recount has New Democratic candidate Ronna-Rae Leonard up by 13, though absentee ballots for the riding have yet to be counted. After the election night count, Leonard was leading by 9 votes. Meanwhile, with all votes counted Liberal Jas Johal hung on to the sea...

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  • Trump meets Abbas urging resumption of long-stalled peace talks
Trump meets Abbas urging resumption of long-stalled peace talks

The source said that the presence of the protest tent may have been a consideration that led to the restriction of Trump's visit in Bethlehem, a visit that was originally mean to last for three hours but was eventually scaled back to less than an hour, leading to disappointment among the Palestinians .

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  • FBI Russia Probe Is Targeting
FBI Russia Probe Is Targeting "Someone Close to the President"

The Times was read a memo chronicling Trump's meeting with Russia's foreign minister and ambassador to Washington in the Oval Office on May 10, the day after Comey was sacked. It could have been that Trump didn't like Comey's flair for the dramatic. "They do not know what I am about to say". This comes on the heels of Comey's recent unexp...

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  • North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'
North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

Moon won an election last week campaigning on a more moderate approach to the North and said after taking office that he wants to pursue dialogue as well as pressure to stop the North's weapons programmes. Protesters were rallying against Park's ties to a corruption scandal, and not against her responses to North Korea provocations or her commitm...

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  • Trump announces Egypt visit 'soon', as Sisi woos president
Trump announces Egypt visit 'soon', as Sisi woos president

Trump will also participate in the Arab-Islamic-American Summit and will meet with leaders of over 50 Arab and Islamic states to discuss cooperation in confronting extremism and worldwide terrorism. Obama did not invite Sisi for a visit and even temporarily suspended U.S. aid to the Arab country citing United States concerns about the human rights ...

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  • Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad area
Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad area

A a statement signed by the director, Public Relations and Information, NAF, Air Commodore, Olatokunbo Adesanya said during Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission, a black vehicle and some Boko Haram Terrorists were seen on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest.

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  • China cripples CIA operations, kills informants
China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

The breach was considered particularly damaging, with the number of assets lost rivaling those in the Soviet Union and Russian Federation who perished after information passed to Moscow by spies Aldrich Ames and Robert Hanssen, the report said.

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