We're not your 'hired gun' anymore, Imran Khan tells US

The prime minister also discussed his recent spat with US President Trump, clarifying that it was not a "Twitter war, it was just setting the record right". "We want government to consult us and the political figures in this respect", HPC member Qazi... More..

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Trump Chooses Army General Mark Milley As Next Top Military Advisor
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Trump Chooses Army General Mark Milley As Next Top Military Advisor

US President Donald Trump has nominated four-star Gen. Mark Milley as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, replacing Joseph Dunford. Milley assumed command of Fort Hood on December 20, 2012, succeeding ...More..

Three Takeaways as Trump Picks Former Fox Anchor for UN Envoy Post
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Three Takeaways as Trump Picks Former Fox Anchor for UN Envoy Post

Nauert is also seen as close to Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner . During her tenure as a State Department spokeswoman, Nauert largely stuck to the de...More..

Iran FM accuses foreign-backed terrorists of Chabahar attack
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Iran FM accuses foreign-backed terrorists of Chabahar attack

A general view of the scene of a vehicle bombing in front of a police station in the city of Chabahar, on December 06, 2018 in southern Iran. "Three people were killed and some others were injured", Rahmdel Bam...More..

Trump to pick State Dept spokeswoman Heather Nauert as United Nations envoy
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Trump to pick State Dept spokeswoman Heather Nauert as United Nations envoy

The State Department declined to comment on the report. A key question with Nauert will be whether the president keeps the United Nations envoy job as a Cabinet-level position, or downgrades it to report thro...More..

Trump tells Kim Jong Un he
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Trump tells Kim Jong Un he "likes him" in G20 message

Mr Trump has frequently described a warm personal relationship with Mr Kim, arguing that this rapport would help him succeed at a diplomatic breakthrough that has eluded U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump and Nor...More..

Search Underway After Two US Marine Aircraft Crash Off Japan
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Search Underway After Two US Marine Aircraft Crash Off Japan

December 6". An F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter similar to one involved in an incident off the coast of Japan on Wednesday. A Japanese government official said the person, rescued by the Japanese Self-Defense For...More..

Sean Penn Arrives in Istanbul to Shoot Documentary About Khashoggi's Murder
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Sean Penn Arrives in Istanbul to Shoot Documentary About Khashoggi's Murder

Turkish officials told Reuters that former Mohammed bin Salman aide Saud al-Qahtani and former deputy intelligence chief General Ahmed al-Asiri are suspected of helping to orchestrate the October 2 killing....More..

George Conway Suggests New Donald Trump Tweet May Break The Law
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

George Conway Suggests New Donald Trump Tweet May Break The Law

Commenting on an investigation is not in and of itself a crime, but a Monday morning tweet by President Trump has some legal experts wondering if it crosses a line into witness tampering. Rep. Adam Schiff s...More..

Washington establishment pays respects to George H.W. Bush
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Washington establishment pays respects to George H.W. Bush

With the first lady at his side, Trump saluted, and they stood at Bush's casket for about a minute. W Bush's service dog Sully guarding his casket has warmed hearts online. "He was so qualified, and I t...More..

British MPs could 'unilaterally' halt Brexit
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

British MPs could 'unilaterally' halt Brexit

The government reacted to the defeat by saying it would published the "final and full" advice on Wednesday. It is still not clear what would happen if the proposed agreement is voted down by Parliament, but a...More..

Damascus accuses Israel of first Syria strikes since air defence upgrade
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Damascus accuses Israel of first Syria strikes since air defence upgrade

The IDF recovered fragments of a Syrian surface-to-air missile that landed in the Golan Heights following reports of Israeli airstrikes in southern Syria, The Times of Israel reported Friday. Syrian state me...More..

Road collapses near Anchorage airport following natural disaster
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Road collapses near Anchorage airport following natural disaster

North of Anchorage , the Matanuska-Susitna Borough also sustained considerable damage, including the wreck of Vine Road. The trip is 350 miles (563 kilometers) each way. The powerful quake struck shortly befor...More..

Dallas officer in wrong apartment indicted on murder for shooting man
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Dallas officer in wrong apartment indicted on murder for shooting man

Within days of the manslaughter charge, Johnson pledged to convene a grand jury to more fully examine the shooting . The grand jury had the option to indict Guyger for murder or manslaughter or not indict her ...More..

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu in telecom case
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu in telecom case

Between 2012 and 2017, the police said, Mr. Netanyahu "intervened in a blatant and ongoing manner, and sometimes even daily", in coverage at Walla, a news website owned by [telecommunications company] Bezeq, en...More..

by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

NYPD Searching For Couple Whose Times Square Proposal Went Horribly Wrong

Police in NY have taken to social media to track down a man who dropped an engagement ring through a grate in Times Square as he knelt down to propose. "WE HAVE YOUR RING!" the NYPD's Midtown North precinct...More..

Under-fire Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Under-fire Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure

Trump's administration has accused Russian Federation of non-compliance with the 31-year-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and has said it will pull out of the deal as a result. World leaders h...More..

Merkel's plane diverted after technical issue
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Merkel's plane diverted after technical issue

Shortly after departing from Berlin on Thursday evening, the plane circled over the Netherlands and landed at the Cologne/Bonn airport in western Germany - which is also home base for the German government's ai...More..

Trudeau, Trump, Pena Nieto sign USMCA, the revised NAFTA
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Trudeau, Trump, Pena Nieto sign USMCA, the revised NAFTA

Trump ceremoniously signed the new agreement , called the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, in Buenos Aires this morning with Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto. Fri...More..

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea amid peace efforts
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea amid peace efforts

About 30,000 North Koreans have fled to South Korea, mostly traveling via China, since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. In November 2017, a North Korean soldier dashed through a hail of bullets fired by his...More..

Erdogan takes Saudi prince to task, demands extraditions
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Erdogan takes Saudi prince to task, demands extraditions

The two moments captured the dilemma facing world leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires this weekend: How to deal with the crown prince, who is dogged by controversy over the murder of a Saudi jou...More..

Tijuana Mayor Says Migrant Caravan Organisers Should Face Criminal Charges
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Tijuana Mayor Says Migrant Caravan Organisers Should Face Criminal Charges

A statement from federal prosecutors did not say whether either man was believed to have reached the border in the large caravan of asylum-hopeful migrants from Central America that arrived earlier this mon...More..

Former US President George Bush dies at age 94, family spokesman says
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Former US President George Bush dies at age 94, family spokesman says

Bush was president of the US from 1989-1993 and brought a "dedication to traditional American values" and a determination to make the USA a "kinder and gentler nation", according to a White House biography. As ...More..

Trump appears to snub high-fiving Putin and Saudi prince
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Trump appears to snub high-fiving Putin and Saudi prince

Mr Trump later said there was "no discussion" but did not rule out holding longer talks with the crown prince during the two-day summit. However, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prince Mohammed later e...More..

North Korea's Kim Open to Nuclear Site Inspection
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

North Korea's Kim Open to Nuclear Site Inspection

The peaceful moment is something just months ago the world never imagined would happen as tensions on the Korean Peninsula skyrocketed following a series of missile tests by the North and war of words with Sout...More..

Trump Hails 'Nasty Looking' Border Wire in Stump for Hyde-Smith
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Trump Hails 'Nasty Looking' Border Wire in Stump for Hyde-Smith

Trump said Monday at a campaign rally in MS that he is sending the caravan members a clear message: "Turn around and go back home". This included a declaration that she was so loyal to one of her prominent supp...More..

President Trump, First Lady Melania Participate in National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

President Trump, First Lady Melania Participate in National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Last year's decorations were a homage to Jackie Kennedy's first Christmas on Pennsylvania Avenue, which took as its theme Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker . Also participating is Dianna Hart, whose daughter, Demi Lo...More..

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about Russian Federation deal
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about Russian Federation deal

On Thursday, the president branded Cohen a "weak person" and emphasized that the property deal was ultimately dropped. Both men are caught up in Mueller's Russian Federation investigation over claims that the...More..

Backed Senate candidate wins election after controversy in Mississippi
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Backed Senate candidate wins election after controversy in Mississippi

Hyde-Smith's victory, coming after her comments about joining a supporter on the front row of a public hanging, bolsters the Republican majority in the Senate and illustrates President Donald Trump's ability ...More..

It's Time for Nancy Pelosi to Embrace Medicare for All
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

It's Time for Nancy Pelosi to Embrace Medicare for All

In a private vote on Wednesday, House Democrats reelected Pelosi as speaker for the upcoming 116th Congress, which begins early next year. During Tuesday's "Morning Joe" on MSNBC, Representative-elect Jahan...More..

Rep. Liz Cheney Says $5 Billion Needed for Border Security
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Rep. Liz Cheney Says $5 Billion Needed for Border Security

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement falls under the umbrella of DHS. He says he does not have the $10 000 or so he would have to pay a human trafficker, or "coyote", to bring him into the United States. ...More..

Storm Diana warning for 70mph winds and heavy rain across Northern Ireland
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Storm Diana warning for 70mph winds and heavy rain across Northern Ireland

With Storm Diane initially expected to skirt past the region up the west coast, an updated post on Wednesday night placed a Yellow Warning across the majority of Yorkshire. Powerful winds topping 85 km/h will b...More..

Kartarpur corridor is a step towards peace, says COAS
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Kartarpur corridor is a step towards peace, says COAS

Khan gave examples from his cricket playing days and said a player used to have a fear of losing while entering the stadium. He said Pakistan and India can not understand the opportunities God has given to th...More..

Putin Blames Ukrainian President for Naval Standoff in Black Sea
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Putin Blames Ukrainian President for Naval Standoff in Black Sea

On Wednesday, Poroshenko donned camouflage utilities to tour a military training center and warned that Russia is building up forces in the eastern Ukraine region controlled by Russian-backed separatists....More..

Roadside bomb kills 3 US soldiers in eastern Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Roadside bomb kills 3 US soldiers in eastern Afghanistan

Interested in Afghanistan? Add Afghanistan as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Afghanistan news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The military said that three other service members were wounded ...More..

Trump rallies Hyde-Smith voters as Espy pushes turnout
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Trump rallies Hyde-Smith voters as Espy pushes turnout

On Sunday morning, Trump tweeted : "I will be in Gulfport and Tupelo, Mississippi , on Monday night doing two Rallies for Senator Hyde-Smith, who has a very important Election on Tuesday". Hyde-Smith said the...More..

Russia-Ukraine tensions soar after confrontation at sea
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Russia-Ukraine tensions soar after confrontation at sea

Since the annexation of Crimea by Moscow in 2014, a bridge has been built across the strait, connecting the Crimean peninsula with Russian Federation. On November 25, Russian Coast Guard boats attempted to s...More..

Saudi crown prince visits Tunisia amid Khashoggi protests
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Saudi crown prince visits Tunisia amid Khashoggi protests

The welcome from the Egyptian leadership and President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi was evidence of Cairo's continued support of the stability of Riyadh. USA media reported earlier that the briefing would also focus ...More..

President Trump: ‘I love being with you in Mississippi’
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

President Trump: ‘I love being with you in Mississippi’

Cindy Hyde-Smith, the Republican incumbent in the Mississippi Senate race, whose recent comments about "public hanging" have caused her to lose donors and prompted outcry heading into the runoff election on T...More..

United States judge delays ruling on 'interesting' Julian Assange case
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

United States judge delays ruling on 'interesting' Julian Assange case

Paul Manafort secretly met with Julian Assange three times, including once in the spring of 2016 - months before WikiLeaks released Democratic emails stolen by Russian Federation, according to a report publ...More..