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Thousands of Palestinians demonstrate in solidarity with prisoners

Top Israeli officials have vowed not to negotiate with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike , adding that the death penalty would "prevent" imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti from staging the...

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Japan and USA test anti-missile ships during joint military exercises

While administration officials typically travel to the Capitol building to brief lawmakers on national security issues, on Wednesday the entire Senate will hop on a bus to the White House where four t...

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Yonhap: US Begins Moving THAAD Missile Defense Into South Korea Site

During a working lunch Wednesday with the ambassadors to the countries of the United Nations Security Council, Trump called North Korea "a real threat to the world". North Korea staged what is thought...

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Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths

Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths

Royina Garma, National Bureau of Investigation Director Dante Gierran, and Solicitor General Jose Calida. Sabio added that Cayetano "schemed" for the removal of Senator Leila de Lima as chair of the...

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Trump willing to wait on wall to avoid shutdown

Trump willing to wait on wall to avoid shutdown

Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions made their case Monday for building a wall along the southern U.S. -Mexico border. Without a almost $1 trillion spending bill that covers all government agen...

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North Korea celebrates founding of military

North Korea celebrates founding of military

North Korea's military staged a "large-scale artillery drill" around the Wonsan region in the country's east on Tuesday, a statement from the South Korean military said. White House press secretary S...

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Arkansas carries out first double execution in U.S. since 2000

Arkansas carries out first double execution in U.S. since 2000

Jones's execution appeared to be torturous and inhumane, Mr. Williams moves for an immediate stay of his execution pending further review of the Jones execution in this Court", Williams's lawyers sai...

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French intelligence says Assad behind chemical attack

Global organizations say that Syria has repeatedly used chemical weapons on its own civilians during the past six years of civil war. The US government put 271 Syrian chemists and other officials on...

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U.S. sanctions over 270 Syrians after chemical attack

The employees were designated "because they have expertise in chemistry and related fields, or have worked in support of chemical weapons programs since at least 2012", he said . "Sanctions send a cl...

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Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine

The incident occurred in a militant-controlled part of the region and the militants themselves have not yet said whether they intend to probe the circumstances under which the OSCE vehicle ended up ...

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South Korea charges ousted leader Park and Lotte chief with bribery

South Korea charges ousted leader Park and Lotte chief with bribery

Leading candidates in the May 9 election to replace her include Mr Moon Jae In, the runner-up to Park in 2012, and centrist Ahn Cheol Soo. The trial could take as long as six months. Park will reporte...

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10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

The suspects were accused of supplying weapons to Amedy Coulibaly, one of the three slain assailants involved in the deadly attack. South Korea says it has installed key parts of a contentious US mi...

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El Clasico: Messi reacts to Barcelona victory over Real Madrid

El Clasico: Messi reacts to Barcelona victory over Real Madrid

It looked as if Barcelona would win form that position, but Madrid's 10 men did manage to draw level through James on 85 minutes. Messi stepped up, in the final moments of the game, to score the...

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Prime Minister to meet Japanese leader amid North Korea tensions

Prime Minister to meet Japanese leader amid North Korea tensions

The drills coincided with military exercises held by US and South Korean navies in the Yellow Sea, off the western coast of the Korean Peninsula and as the USS Michigan, one of US's most powerful subm...

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Sharks' Joe Thornton played 4 playoff games with a torn ACL, MCL

Sign both and set sails for the post-season. "It gives us confidence now that we're a legit team and we can play against anybody". With San Jose having an older team, this might have been their last...

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Emmanuel Macron picks up endorsement from Hollande

Emmanuel Macron picks up endorsement from Hollande

Macron's opponent espouses a staunchly anti-immigrant, anti-European Union platform. Le Pen can count only on herself. In recent years his daughter has sought to rehabilitate the party's image, and J...

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Trump adds firepower to Canadian milk debate

MacNaughton did not directly address Trump's comments Wednesday, and avoided questions about the possibility of a cross-border trade war. Trump also took the opportunity to slam NAFTA, the free trad...

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France's election reveals a new political divide

Le Pen finished second in the first round of voting Sunday and she will now face centrist Emmanuel Macron in a run-off election. Macron ( En Marche! ) will face Marine Le Pen (until recently...

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President Trump's Not Changing His Position on the Border Wall

President Trump's Not Changing His Position on the Border Wall

After insisting that any spending bill to keep the federal government open include more than $1 billion for his proposed border wall, Trump backed away, putting a halt to the stalemate many expected t...

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South African court rules against nuclear deal

South African court rules against nuclear deal

The court case was first launched in October 2015, with Earthlife Africa and Safcei challenging the government's decision to buy 9.6 GW of nuclear power without debating it first in Parliament, thus f...

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United States submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

Graham and fellow Republican Senator John McCain, both defense hawks who have been Trump critics, discussed North Korea with Trump at dinner at the White House on Monday night and said they were impre...

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U.S. warns Iran over inciting instability

U.S. warns Iran over inciting instability

Trump's administration has been publicly tightening the noose on Iran over the deal , which was negotiated by the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany to roll back Tehran's nuclear...

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Investigators sift through wreckage after fire that killed 5

Investigators sift through wreckage after fire that killed 5

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio , who was at the scene along with Nigro said that the "loss was horrendous" as the fire had "moved very, very quickly" through the structure. By nightfall Sunday, ...

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OSCE monitor killed in landmine explosion in eastern Ukraine

On Monday, the Kiev-controlled energy authority in Luhansk said that Ukraine's Energy Ministry and state company Energorynok had made a decision to halt the electricity supplies to Lugansk People's Re...

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Police officer hurt amid protests at nationalist party convention in Germany

Divisions have started to break out in Germany's anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party as delegates from the party rejected an appeal by one of their leaders to seek a pragmatic political...

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Trump just blinked in the government-shutdown fight

Trump just blinked in the government-shutdown fight

They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the get-together, which was not originally meant to be on the record. The government will shut down Friday at midnight if Congress can not agree on a ...

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Iraqi troops capture largest neighborhood in western Mosul

Iraqi troops capture largest neighborhood in western Mosul

Iraqi government forces on Tuesday freed a new neighbourhood after heavy clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in the western side of Mosul, the military said. Be Civil - It's OK to have a diff...

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Prosecutors seek probation for Jakarta's fallen governor

Prosecutors seek probation for Jakarta's fallen governor

Security is also unusually tight for the poll. Security appeared light at several polling stations, though police said 66,000 personnel were deployed across the city. "We are making checks on public...

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US Navy Conducting Exercises with Japan, South Korea

US Navy Conducting Exercises with Japan, South Korea

The Michigan's visit to Busan comes after North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink the American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the ...

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Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

Republican senator Lindsey Graham, who previously urged the president to launch military strikes on North Korea as soon as possible, said Trump should be informing them on the US' "breaking point". N...

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