Polish Prime Minister is flown to Warsaw after vehicle crash

Polish Prime Minister is flown to Warsaw after vehicle crash

Szydlo was traveling in a convoy on the town's main road when another auto coming from a side street drove into the convoy, forcing her vehicle off the road. She was later flown to Warsaw for more medical tests. "We are with you, Beata", Kaczynski said. It is the town where Nazi Germany ran the death camp in occupied Poland during World War II and today is the site of a memorial and museum that draws large numbers of visitors. Read More

US, Chinese military planes come close at South China Sea

US, Chinese military planes come close at South China Sea

Navy RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft. The two planes flew within 1,000 feet of each other in the general vicinity of the contested Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. James Mattis last week said diplomatic efforts should be exhausted to resolve disputes over the South China Sea. But relations between the superpower and the United States could hit a new period of turbulence under Mr Trump, who made a series of incendiary claims during his campaign, including that China was financially ... Read More

Iran to US: 'The language of threats has never worked'

Iran to US: 'The language of threats has never worked'

In addition, very few placards handed out by official state organizers mentioned Trump or had anti-American slogans. Meanwhile, demonstrators in Tehran chanted traditional slogans against the usa and Israel. Khamenei dismissed Donald Trump's threat over missile tests. He emphasized that the USA should also expand its missile defense system and improve missile-defense-related technologies. Read More

Trump to honor 'one China' policy

Trump to honor 'one China' policy

The "One China" policy is the keystone of China's diplomatic relations with the rest of the world as it underscores that Beijing, not Taiwan, represents the single Chinese government. President-elect Donald Trump spoke with Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen on December 2 , soon after his election win, breaking with decades of diplomatic precedent and drawing a harsh rebuke from China's foreign ministry. Read More

Protests in Romania Continue Despite Justice Minister Resignation

Protests in Romania Continue Despite Justice Minister Resignation

The decree would have decriminalised a number of graft offences and effectively shielded dozens of public officials from corruption allegations. "However, this wasn't enough for public opinion, so I have chose to resign from the post of Justice Minister". Read More

Turkey's Erdogan approves referendum on increasing powers to presidency

Turkey's Erdogan approves referendum on increasing powers to presidency

Brawls erupted between lawmakers during debates over the bill , highlighting the divisive nature of the changes, the most far-reaching constitutional shift since the creation of modern Turkey in 1923. President Erdogan has steadily consolidated his control of Turkey's branches of government since his election in 2014. "Now we will take power from the parliament and give it to one man", Kemal Kilicdaroglu, head of the secular Republican People's Party (CHP), said in a televised speech. Read More

Six injured as Palestinian opens fire on market near Tel Aviv

A man suffered stab wounds to his upper body while three other people, including a woman, were hit by gunfire. A Palestinian went on a shooting and stabbing rampage in a crowded open air market in Petach Tikvah Thursday afternoon, wounding six Israelis. Read More

Iran President: Nuclear Deal as Blueprint for Other Disputes

Iran President: Nuclear Deal as Blueprint for Other Disputes

Khamenei said: "Trump says "you should be afraid of me". No". "What we have been saying , for over thirty years, about political, economic, moral, and social corruption within the United States ruling establishment, he came out and exposed during the election campaigns and after the elections". Read More

Afghanistan: Bomb blast near Supreme Court killed 20, wounded 48

It said that the figure was expected to rise. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but the Taliban have in the past deliberately targeted government judicial workers since the execution of six convicted insurgents last May. The growing toll was also due to increased attacks by fighters loyal to IS, the militant group based in Iraq and Syria. "We condemn this cowardly attack in the strong as possible terms, and we commend the Afghan security forces for their rapid response", he ... Read More

Osinbajo: I was elected, so why should I resign?

Osinbajo: I was elected, so why should I resign?

Sabi said further that he was not privy to when the letter was transmitted to the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki. In Buhari's absence , Nigerians have circulated rumors that the president's medical condition is severe and suggested he should resign if he is unable to meet the demands of his job. Read More

Buhari Pro-government protesters hit streets of Abuja

The cancellation did not stop other groups from carrying on with the protest. It's protest day in Nigeria. The protest, which was scheduled to commence at the National Stadium, Lagos , was delayed following the presence of policemen who did not allow the protesters have access to the venue. Read More

Somali elections: Mogadishu traffic ban ahead of presidential vote

Former president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed was third with 49, and Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke was fourth with 37. In a congratulatory message to the new president, Sheik Mohamud said "History was made, we have taken this path to democracy, and now I want to congratulate Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo". Read More

The Queen celebrates her sapphire jubilee

The 90-year-old monarch, who became Britain's longest-reigning sovereign in 2015, did not publicly celebrate the occasion herself, but a 41-gun royal salute was sacked in a central London park to honour the landmark. She projects Britain's soft power in a way no one else could, her 2011 visit to Ireland was the ultimate example of this. After 65 years, her entire life has been devoted to duty, service and her country. Read More

Global News to live stream Andrea Giesbrecht verdict Monday

Giesbrecht now faces a maximum prison sentence of 12 years for the six counts. The decomposed remains of the full-term or nearly full-term foetuses were found after Andrea Giesbrecht , 42, fell behind on her rent at the U-Haul storage facility in Winnipeg and staff cleared out her lockers. Read More

Trump Discusses NATO Visit, Ukraine In Call With Stoltenberg

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said there were "several instances" to support that claim, adding, "We'll provide a list later". The Hungarian prime minister was one of the first leaders in the world to endorse Trump during the American elections, praising the then candidate for his stance on "illegal migration". Read More

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high

Air strikes by global warplanes resulted in at least 127 civilian deaths and 108 injuries in 2016, while the Afghan air force accounted for at least 85 deaths and 167 injuries, the United Nations said. The report states that 923 children in Afghanistan were killed in 2016, a 25% increase from the previous year. At least 899 deaths and injuries were attributed to Islamic State, which has been a relatively minor faction in Afghanistan, but past year launched an increasing number of suicide ... Read More

Pence Does Damage Control After Trump's Embarrassing Judicial Setbacks

The tough talk by Trump's team has led to speculation that the USA may not honour terms negotiated between world powers and former president Barack Obama that would see Iran kerb its nuclear programme in exchange for relief from global sanctions . Read More

United States condemns Russia's 'aggressive actions' in eastern Ukraine

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said that full responsibility for the shelling of residential areas and the loss of population of Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, lies on the Russians and militants it supports. It is unclear where Trump and his administration stands on those measures. "Vladimir Putin's violent campaign to destabilize and dismember the sovereign nation of Ukraine will not stop unless and until he meets a strong and determined response". Read More

Here's The Email Proving Trump Is Completely Shady On The Refugee Deal

On Wednesday, Trump returned to the topic, tweeting: "Do you believe it?" Struck with the Obama administration, it would see up to 1,250 asylum seekers to Australia resettled in the US . But Tehran has largely dismissed threats from the White House, calling Trump's words "baseless ranting" from an "inexperienced" leader and vowing it would continue its missile tests. Read More

'El Chapo' lawyers say jail conditions are too strict in NYC

The order, issued Wednesday by Justice Brian Cogan, allows the Mexican drug lord - real name Joaquin Guzman - to appear face-to-face during the hearing. A judge initially ruled Guzman would appear in court via a video link, but the ruling was changed after his lawyers asked the judge to reconsider. Guzman's next court appearance will be in May. Read More