Pompeo stresses a reduction of North's arsenal-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

The details came to light as nuclear envoys for the U.S., North Korea and South Korea held talks at a resort outside Stockholm, the Associated Press reported , citing the Swedish foreign ministry. The missiles have the capability of reaching South... More..

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Philip rides again! Duke of Edinburgh, 97, is back behind the wheel
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Philip rides again! Duke of Edinburgh, 97, is back behind the wheel

A palace spokesperson said that the Duke underwent a "precautionary check-up" on the advice of a doctor, who later said that Prince Philip "had no injuries of concern", CNN reported. "Local police attended ...More..

Turkey ready to take over Syria's Manbij, Erdogan tells Trump
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Turkey ready to take over Syria's Manbij, Erdogan tells Trump

McGurk, who was appointed to the envoy role in 2015, wrote that key gains in the fight against ISIS have been due to the "small and highly effective American military presence in Syria". A USA withdrawal from...More..

Iran ready to 'ELIMINATE Israel from Earth' after Syria air raids
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Iran ready to 'ELIMINATE Israel from Earth' after Syria air raids

Netanyahu vowed that "whoever tries to harm us, we will harm them". Gen. (res.) Yaacov Amidror said Israel is ready for action. Monday's strikes were the second Israeli attack in less than 24 hours. Damascu...More..

Trudeau says China moves should worry countries
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Trudeau says China moves should worry countries

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau took time out of the final day of the cabinet retreat Friday to meet with the mother and sister of Edith Bla...More..

Huge show of strength by non-BJP parties in Kolkata
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Huge show of strength by non-BJP parties in Kolkata

Addressing the mega rally, rebel BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha stepped up his attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Rafale deal and said, "Why was the contract not given to Hindustan Aeronautics Li...More..

Gillibrand condemns anti-Semitism at Women's March
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Gillibrand condemns anti-Semitism at Women's March

And national media coverage of Saturday's events focused intensively on the antisemitism crisis, with CNN, The New York Times and The Washington Post , among others, leading their stories detailing the effec...More..

Anas' partner to be buried today
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Anas' partner to be buried today

Meanwhile, the coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has condemned, in strong terms, the murder of the journalist. The Minister, on behalf of the government, expressed condolences ...More..

Democrat vows to probe Trump lawyer's alleged lies to Congress
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Democrat vows to probe Trump lawyer's alleged lies to Congress

Shortly after, Gidley was asked directly about the allegation, "Is that true or false?" "That stuff was compiled as they began to look at who the players were speaking with, how the negotiations went, who all f...More..

Treasury poised to ease sanctions tied to Russian oligarch
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Treasury poised to ease sanctions tied to Russian oligarch

The resolution which needed a 60-vote majority to pass, fell short by just three votes, with the final count at 57-42. In introducing that resolution, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland noted that "M...More..

US Missile Defense Systems in Europe Needed to Counter Iran Threat
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

US Missile Defense Systems in Europe Needed to Counter Iran Threat

While the Trump administration's strategy continues that focus, it adds a new objective as well: the defense of USA forces and allies from regional missile threats. The goal is to better defend the United State...More..

US, N. Korea to hold talks this week
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

US, N. Korea to hold talks this week

Three North Korean officials, including the top envoy involved in talks with the United States , are booked on a flight to Washington, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, suggesting a possible breakthr...More..

China Calls Trudeau 'Irresponsible' For Criticizing Canadian's Death Sentence
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

China Calls Trudeau 'Irresponsible' For Criticizing Canadian's Death Sentence

Another two years passed before he was sentenced to 15 years in jail last November. Days later, China detained two Canadians on suspicion of endangering state security - former diplomat Michael Kovrig and b...More..

Kremlin mocks notion that Trump could have worked for Russian Federation
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Kremlin mocks notion that Trump could have worked for Russian Federation

His family claim that he is innocent and that he was in Moscow to attend a wedding. Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday dismissed a report that President Trump is working on behalf of the Kremlin and a...More..

White House asked for options to strike Iran, reports WSJ
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

White House asked for options to strike Iran, reports WSJ

Mortars were fired into the diplomatic quarter in Baghdad, which is home to the U.S. embassy. The shells landed in an open lot and no one was hurt. A second attack by an unknown group two days later targeted ...More..

Iran satellite fails to reach orbit
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Iran satellite fails to reach orbit

Iran is suspected by the USA of using its satellite program to advance its ballistic missile capabilities. Iran's telecommunications minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said Wednesday that Payam and a secon...More..

Zimbabwe police arrest prominent pastor amid deadly protests
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Zimbabwe police arrest prominent pastor amid deadly protests

HRW said security forces responded with live ammunition, rubber bullets and teargas on Monday after protesters burned a police station, barricaded roads with large rocks, and looted shops in Harare, Kadoma and ...More..

Deadly Blast Strikes Near Patrol Of U.S.-Led Coalition In Syria
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Deadly Blast Strikes Near Patrol Of U.S.-Led Coalition In Syria

Dozens of people were reported injured in the blast, the Kurdish news agency ANHA reported. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 16 people died . The death toll in an attack on US and coal...More..

After threatening Turkey, Trump takes U turn
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

After threatening Turkey, Trump takes U turn

USA forces are set to depart from Syria where they worked closely with the Kurdish People's Protection Units , or YPG, which Turkey considers to have terrorism links. The presidential aide said the U.S. dele...More..

Canadian man sentenced to death on drug trafficking charges
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Canadian man sentenced to death on drug trafficking charges

The revised advisory cautioned travellers of the "risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws", and noted that the "safety and security situation could change with little notice". The Chinese Ministry of Foreig...More..

Cargo plane crashes in Iran; reports say at least 7 killed
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Cargo plane crashes in Iran; reports say at least 7 killed

Later in the day, Iran confirmed that the military was in charge of the plane. A spokesman for Iran's civil aviation told state TV earlier that the plane - which was reportedly carrying meat - belongs to Ky...More..

Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators

Trump also sought Monday to play down a Washington Post report over the weekend that he had gone to extraordinary lengths to hide details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Trump's ...More..

McCarthy Vows ‘Action’ on Steve King After Latest Race Remarks
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

McCarthy Vows ‘Action’ on Steve King After Latest Race Remarks

The House GOP's steering committee voted unanimously to remove King from his committees, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced Monday night. King also released a statement on Monday night th...More..

by | Monday, January 14, 2019

FBI opened investigation on Trump working on behalf of Russian Federation

Trump even said that Comey "was a crooked cop". "It suggests to me that the Mueller investigation needs to continue to its logical conclusion". 'I'm not going to talk about what we may have been briefed in "t...More..

Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs reunites with aunt after rescue
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs reunites with aunt after rescue

He says Jayme told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that she didn't know Patterson at all. "At this time, nothing in this case shows the suspect knew anyone at the Closs home or at any time had contact ...More..

The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm

White House officials reportedly have been considering diverting unused money from the Army Corps of Engineers budget - specifically, $13.9 billion in emergency hurricane and wildfire relief funds allocated a...More..

Winter storm hits US Midwest leaving at least five dead
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Winter storm hits US Midwest leaving at least five dead

Officials are warning of downed trees, power outages and impacts on transportation. The storm barrelled through parts of the Midwest, with eastern Kansas and western Missouri seeing their highest snow t...More..

Poland arrests two over spying for China, including Huawei employee
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Poland arrests two over spying for China, including Huawei employee

Federal Trade Commission. A Polish security services spokesman said earlier the allegations were related to individual actions, and were not linked directly to the Chinese company. They were named as W...More..

US Begins Troop Withdrawal From Syria
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

US Begins Troop Withdrawal From Syria

A spokesperson for the USA -led coalition against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) said the withdrawal had gone ahead despite mixed messages from the White House over the fate of the 2,000 troops opera...More..

Liberals panic as White House prepares for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s possible retirement
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Liberals panic as White House prepares for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s possible retirement

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's cancer surgery and ongoing recuperation has cast an atmosphere of uncertainty over the Supreme Court at a critical time for its future and as the legal fate of several controver...More..

White House blasts report saying Federal Bureau of Investigation probed whether Trump worked for Russian Federation
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

White House blasts report saying Federal Bureau of Investigation probed whether Trump worked for Russian Federation

The White House on Friday night dismissed The New York Times report as "absurd". Investigators also had to ascertain whether the president was knowingly, or possibly unwittingly, under Russian influence. " Ja...More..

Catholic Church rejects Congo vote result, loser decries 'coup'
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Catholic Church rejects Congo vote result, loser decries 'coup'

Although he holds a Belgian diploma in marketing and communication, he has had little political or managerial experience with some detractors even suggesting his diploma is not valid. The announcement of an opp...More..

Driver who crashed while blindfolded was participating in ‘Bird Box Challenge’
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Driver who crashed while blindfolded was participating in ‘Bird Box Challenge’

No one was injured in the crash - a relief to Netflix, which earlier this month issued a warning to fans of the film to lay off the blindfold stunts. The driver veered into oncoming traffic and struck a passe...More..

USA military begins withdrawal from Syria
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

USA military begins withdrawal from Syria

The U.S. military said Friday it has begun withdrawing troops from Syria , initiating a drawdown that has blindsided allies and sparked a scramble for control of the areas that American troops will leave. Pomp...More..

Unredacted Manafort filing hints at Russian Federation collusion
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Unredacted Manafort filing hints at Russian Federation collusion

A new court filing says Manafort is suspected of having shared polling data with a business associate who has links to the Russian intelligence service. Manafort has been in jail since June 2018, after prosec...More..

Theresa May brings ailing Brexit deal back to Parliament
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Theresa May brings ailing Brexit deal back to Parliament

This LBC listener was keen to know. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn stated that the vote "shows that there is no majority in parliament, the cabinet or the country for crashing out of the European Union w...More..

Kim Jong-un tells Xi Jinping he wants to 'achieve results'
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Kim Jong-un tells Xi Jinping he wants to 'achieve results'

North Korea will "make efforts for the second summit between (North Korean) and US leaders to achieve results that will be welcomed by the global community", Kim was quoted as saying by China's official Xinhua...More..

President Orders End to FEMA Money for California Wildfire Recovery
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

President Orders End to FEMA Money for California Wildfire Recovery

An email sent to them generated this automated reply: "Due to the federal funding hiatus, we are not able to respond to general press queries". The Republican congressman who represents the Camp Fire region...More..

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to resign soon
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to resign soon

Barr's confirmation as attorney general ― a position now occupied on an acting basis by Matthew Whitaker following the forced resignation of Jeff Sessions ― would ensure a smooth transition, the person sai...More..

Suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates in Melbourne and Canberra
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates in Melbourne and Canberra

Two days before, a suspicious package containing white powder was found at the Argentine consulate in Sydney . The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed that the New Zealand Consulate General i...More..