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Sultan Muhammad V abdicates as King

Sultan Muhammad V abdicates as King

Earlier this week, the country's Islamic royals reportedly held a special meeting, fuelling speculation over Sultan Muhammad V's future. Sultan Muhammad V's decision marks the first time a king has ...

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Trump aide: Syria withdrawal waiting on 'conditions'

Trump aide: Syria withdrawal waiting on 'conditions'

The planned withdrawal of US troops from Syria will depend on a number of conditions including an agreement that Turkish forces won't attack Syrian Kurdish forces, national security adviser John Bo...

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Spain rescues 549 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean

Spain rescues 549 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean

No EU country has accepted these migrants but Malta allowed them to enter its waters earlier this week due to bad weather. ".We are discussing with other countries and the European Union to tell us wh...

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DR Congo election: Officials delay result of presidential vote

DR Congo election: Officials delay result of presidential vote

The church, a powerful voice in the heavily Catholic nation, earlier said its data show a clear victor. The church, a powerful voice in the heavily Catholic nation, has called on the electoral commi...

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Trump Rejects Shutdown Compromise Proposed by Pence Before Meeting with Democrats

Trump Rejects Shutdown Compromise Proposed by Pence Before Meeting with Democrats

Democratic Senator Chris Coons of DE welcomed the face-to-face meeting between Trump and Democratic leaders and told CNN he hoped it would lead to a end to what he called a "senseless" shutdown. N...

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Moscow denies holding British and Irish citizen as pawn

Whelan was arrested December 28 while on a two-week visit to the country and has been charged with espionage. Moscow accuses the U.S. of detaining one of their citizens, following the arrest of a ...

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How Old Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Where Did She Grow Up?

How Old Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Where Did She Grow Up?

The 29-year-old bartender turned socialist politician asserted without evidence that Scalise did not know "how marginal tax rates work", in response to his tweet . Of course, this being Trump's Ameri...

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Saudi trial into Khashoggi killing ‘not sufficient’

Saudi trial into Khashoggi killing ‘not sufficient’

His talks will focus on Syria and "how the U.S. will work with allies and partners to prevent the resurgence of Daesh, stand fast with those who fought with us against Daesh, and counter Iranian malig...

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Shutdown delays investigation of man's death at Yosemite National Park

Shutdown delays investigation of man's death at Yosemite National Park

They both had parks closed to visitors to protect their safety, but Obama received criticism from Republicans for closing the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. In addition to the human waste ...

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USS Cole bomber Jamal al-Badawi died in Yemen air strike

USS Cole bomber Jamal al-Badawi died in Yemen air strike

Seventeen American sailors were killed and more than 40 were injured in the October 12, 2000 attack, in which al-Qaeda suicide bombers pulled up to the refuelling destroyer in an explosives-laden boat...

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DeAndre Hopkins donating game check to family of slain child

DeAndre Hopkins donating game check to family of slain child

Surveillance video showing a red, four-door pickup truck is being circulated and a reward is being offered. Activist Shaun King has also partnered with civil rights lawyer Lee Merritt to raise money...

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British special forces soldiers seriously hurt by IS missile

British special forces soldiers seriously hurt by IS missile

He also stressed there was no set timetable for USA withdrawal from Syria, adding that Washington was not interested in maintaining a long-term military presence in the country. He said that in upco...

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Democrat Warren takes economic message to Iowa in kickoff to 2020 race

Democrat Warren takes economic message to Iowa in kickoff to 2020 race

We need to call this out for what it is: "It is corruption, pure and simple". "And it needs to stop". Warren took her first public step toward challenging Trump on Monday, when she launched a presid...

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Trump claims he ‘essentially fired’ Mattis

Trump claims he ‘essentially fired’ Mattis

At a Cabinet meeting Wednesday, Trump said Mattis "couldn't believe" how much federal money Trump had helped secure for the military. Mattis stepped down as defense secretary last month over differe...

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Trump says China woes help U.S. in trade talks, downplays Apple warning

Trump says China woes help U.S. in trade talks, downplays Apple warning

American officials worry those might erode USA industrial leadership, and complain that China's technological prowess is underpinned by the theft of intellectual property from US firms. Deputy U.S. ...

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Senior al-Qaida leader killed by United States drone strike in central Yemen

Senior al-Qaida leader killed by United States drone strike in central Yemen

The official word from CENTCOM as of Friday afternoon was that "U.S. forces are still assessing the results of the strike" that targeted al-Badawi. On October 12, 2000, suicide bombers in a small ...

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Mike Pence: 'No wall, no deal' to end partial government shutdown

Mike Pence: 'No wall, no deal' to end partial government shutdown

Pence's pay was scheduled get a $13,500 raise to $243,500. Under the provision, high-ranking officials would have their pay rates frozen, even though the federal schedule of pay raises would increase....

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United States will 'assure' Israel's security before Syria pullout

USA forces will not pull out from Syria until Turkey guarantees the safety of US-backed Kurdish militias, National Security Adviser John Bolton has said, as cited by AP. In mid-December, Erdoğan anno...

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Saudi women to start receiving divorce notice by text message

Saudi women to start receiving divorce notice by text message

Saudi Justice Minister Sheikh Waleed bin Mohammed al Samaani said that by notifying women of the change to their legal status, the text message system would bring transparency to the legal proceedings...

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Trump Repeats Calls For A Border Wall As Shutdown Negotiations Continue

Trump Repeats Calls For A Border Wall As Shutdown Negotiations Continue

Trump has not been able to get Mexico to pay for the wall and House Democrats have made it clear that they won't bail him out by funding one on the taxpayer's dime. President Trump held out littl...

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Militant behind deadly USS Cole attack killed in Yemen: US military

Militant behind deadly USS Cole attack killed in Yemen: US military

Jamel Ahmed Mohammed Ali al-Badawi was convicted of plotting the USS Cole attack that left 17 USA sailors dead and more than 39 wounded. Our work against al Qaeda continues. He was indicted by a USA...

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Speaker again, Pelosi sees ‘new dawn’ for 116th Congress

Speaker again, Pelosi sees ‘new dawn’ for 116th Congress

A vote on a package of six appropriations bills late Thursday night passed 241-190, while lawmakers also approved a narrow measure to extend funding for the Department of Homeland Security until Febru...

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Pakistan PM Khan says he wants to strengthen ties with Turkey

Pakistan PM Khan says he wants to strengthen ties with Turkey

Khan's first official visit to Turkey since taking office last August comes at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . The prime minister said that 120 million - nearly half of...

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Police file charges in death of 7-year-old girl

Police file charges in death of 7-year-old girl

Ms Washington, who was shot in the arm, tearfully recounted the attack from her hospital bed and urged the gunman to give himself up. Family and community activists had previously said they believed...

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Shutdown enters 3rd week as sides talk without resolving border security impasse

Shutdown enters 3rd week as sides talk without resolving border security impasse

Lindsey Graham's (R-SC) warning that President Trump would lose his base if he backed down on his demands for funding of the border wall. That meant few specifics were actually discussed, as Democra...

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Ukraine: new Orthodox church gains independence from Moscow

Ukraine: new Orthodox church gains independence from Moscow

The spiritual head of Orthodox Christians worldwide formally granted independence to the Ukrainian church on Saturday, marking an historic split from Russian Federation which Ukrainian leaders see as ...

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Britons would now vote to stay in EU, want second referendum

Britons would now vote to stay in EU, want second referendum

However, she refused four times to rule out bringing her deal back to be voted on repeatedly if it is rejected by MPs. Mrs May also refused to detail how long she plans to stay on as Tory leader aft...

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Hackers leak details of German lawmakers

Hackers leak details of German lawmakers

The head of Germany's IT security agency, Arne Schoenbohm, said authorities had been aware of individual cases in December but material was posted online on a large scale Thursday evening. Among the a...

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Gamer or selfie addict? Your army needs you

Gamer or selfie addict? Your army needs you

The new posters, which echo the famous Lord Kitchener recruitment poster of 1914 but no longer appealing to "Britons" have been launched along with a video campaign intending to highlight the oft-crit...

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Five teenage girls killed in fire in Poland

Five teenage girls killed in fire in Poland

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has sent condolences to the victims' families. A fire engine at the scene of the tragic escape room fire. The fire broke out at 5 in the afternoon in one of the...

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