France Labels Terrorist Recent Incident in Eiffel Tower

France Labels Terrorist Recent Incident in Eiffel Tower

According to the company that runs the Eiffel Tower , a man tried to force his way through one of the security checks at the entrance at about 11.30pm (local time) on Saturday. When arrested on Saturday night, the man was reportedly wearing the colors of the Paris Saint-Germain soccer team. He quickly surrendered when he was surrounded by security forces. Read More

Russia's Lavrov, US's Tillerson to meet August 6-8: Russian foreign ministry

Russia's Lavrov, US's Tillerson to meet August 6-8: Russian foreign ministry

The Philippines, as this year's chairman of Asean, will host the 50th Asean foreign Ministers Meeting and other related meetings. The meetings are also expected to focus on U.S. "It is our hope that this first zone of deconfliction will hold, with the Russians' assistance and the Russians delivering on their commitments, and that we can find ways to replicate this in other areas, in particular, in the north northern part of Syria, as we continue to liberate areas from terrorists", the USA ... Read More

Donald Trump spending his first summer holiday as President

Donald Trump spending his first summer holiday as President

It confirms that, despite Trump's faint grasp of global affairs, he blithely made calls to crucial allies without preparation and the support of the US State Department , the world's largest diplomatic machine, now lying idle a few blocks from the Oval Office. Read More

US Marines MV-22 Osprey Heli-Plane Crashes Off Australian Coast

US Marines MV-22 Osprey Heli-Plane Crashes Off Australian Coast

MSNreports the MV-22 Osprey was operating off of an amphibious assault ship, the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard , and was operating normally when it hit the water. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported the aircraft had been in Queensland as part of a joint U.S. and Australian training exercise that ended July 25. Read More

'Everything The President Wants To Do, McMaster Opposes,' Former NSC Official Says

'Everything The President Wants To Do, McMaster Opposes,' Former NSC Official Says

Gen. Michael Flynn. Bannon pushed for the U.S.to pull out of the region, while McMaster argued for even greater involvement. In an interview with MSNBC's Hugh Hewitt, Mr McMaster said Mr Trump has been "deeply briefed" on the strategy on North Korea. Read More

British model kidnapped in Milan 'to be sold in online auction'

British model kidnapped in Milan 'to be sold in online auction'

Italian authorities believe that no ransom was paid for her release. She arrived at an apartment the following day for the shoot, where she was attacked by two men, say police. He has been charged with kidnapping for the purposes of extortion. Reports in Italy said the woman has given statements to police and prosecutors aided by lawyers from the British Consulate. Read More

Mueller's Investigators Are Worried They're Going To Get Sued

Mueller's Investigators Are Worried They're Going To Get Sued

Clapper also expressed outrage that transcripts of Trump's phone calls with Mexico's President and Australia's Prime Minister were leaked. News agency Reuters has reported that the special prosecutor, Robert Mueller has convened a #grand jury to investigate the interaction of #trump's team with the Russians. Read More

Trump hits new low with white non-college voters

Trump has often touted the Rasmussen poll's approval rating. The pollster said that Americans by a 54-to-26 percent margin said they are embarrassed rather than proud to have Trump as president. However, the addition of Kelly, a military general, could signal a major change in how the White House presents itself. Americans are more accepting of gays and lesbians serving openly in the military than they are of transgender people doing so. Read More

Fire put out at 86-storey residential skyscraper in Dubai

Fire put out at 86-storey residential skyscraper in Dubai

The Dubai government's media office tweeted: "No injuries have been reported so far in the Torch Tower fire incident". Horrified onlookers watched as flames of the 1,105 foot (337 metre), 79-storey Torch tower on Thursday night. "You never think it's going to happen to you", said Alireza Aletomeh, a resident of the tower. It later lost the title to the Princess Tower - located on the same road. Read More

Roy's aunt: Give Michelle Carter 20 years

Roy's aunt: Give Michelle Carter 20 years

When Carter, who was 17 years old and Roy's girlfriend at the time of his death, went on trial this summer, the prosecution argued that she was reckless and caused Roy's death by telling him to get back in the vehicle even though prosecutors said he didn't want to die. Read More

Russian Premier Says US Sanctions Bill Ends Hope For Better Ties

Russian Premier Says US Sanctions Bill Ends Hope For Better Ties

The Russia-related legislation, prompted by Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 USA election as well as over Ukraine and Syria, includes a provision making it more hard for the U.S. The bill maintains and expands sanctions against the Russian government. Buckley argued that Trump would likely not heed these calls, noting how he has already shown he is capable of taking decisive and unexpected actions very fast on key issues, and will likely seek opportunities to improve relations with ... Read More

Iran Condemns Trump's Signing of New Sanctions Law

Iran Condemns Trump's Signing of New Sanctions Law

Under the terms of the deal signed by the Obama administration, Tehran, in exchange for the lifting of global sanctions, agreed to reduce the number of its uranium enrichment centrifuges by two-thirds. The US sanctions, approved by Congress in a 419-3 vote , impose penalties on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program, enforce an arms embargo and apply terrorism sanctions to Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC). Read More

Facing the threat from North Korea: 5 essential reads

Facing the threat from North Korea: 5 essential reads

Tillerson also reiterated that the United States seeks neither a "regime change" nor "collapse of the regime" in the DPRK. US-Thai relations have warmed this year, after the election of President Donald Trump. He said other options were "not particularly attractive". The assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere, covering Latin America and Canada, could play an outsized role in US foreign policy given the Donald Trump administration's fixation on immigration issues from Latin America, ... Read More

Not seeking regime change in North Korea

At least 16 USA citizens have been detained in North Korea in the past 10 years, the State Department says . Tillerson has no plans to meet separately with the North Koreans, she said, while at the forum itself she predicted "pretty serious diplomatic isolation directed at the North Korean foreign minister". Read More

Iran's Khamenei endorses Rouhani's 2nd term as President

Have you read Trendiee Today? Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has officially endorsed centralist cleric Hassan Rouhani as the President of Iran. Under Rouhani's watch, Iran reached a landmark deal with six major powers in 2015 under which it agreed to curb its nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of sanctions which had been in place for a decade. Read More

Gulf States Say Talks With Qatar Are Possible if Demands Are Met

Gulf States Say Talks With Qatar Are Possible if Demands Are Met

They presented Qatar with a list of wide-ranging demands and gave it an ultimatum to comply with them or face unspecified consequences. Qatar repeatedly denied the charges, citing it would not negotiate on issues related to its sovereignty. Read More

Doklam crisis begins winding down as both sides reduce troops

Doklam crisis begins winding down as both sides reduce troops

In a 15-page document , the Chinese foreign ministry has claimed at the moment, there are approximately 40 Indian soldiers facing off against the Chinese army in Doklam, down from the 400 that had been in the area at one point. Beijing has been insisting India to withdraw its troops before a dialogue can begin on ending the confrontation. "This is a prerequisite and basis for resolving the incident", the statement added. Read More

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Pakistan's New Interim Prime Minister

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Pakistan's New Interim Prime Minister

Naveed Qamar of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) got 47 votes, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf got 33, while Jamaat-e-Islami's Sahibzada Tariqullah managed to secure just four votes. PML-N's ally Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam has also backed Abbasi. Abbasi also dismissed the corruption allegations against Sharif as baseless and said he hoped the deposed premier would return to parliament soon. Read More

Trump announces plan to cut legal immigration

Trump announces plan to cut legal immigration

Trump has previously said he wants people to come in on merit, but also rebuffed the idea that he wants to reduce legal immigration . In a Wednesday speech in the White House's Roosevelt Room, President Trump endorsed a bill aimed at reforming the US immigration system by scaling back the number of immigrants entering the country. Read More

Tillerson Says He and Trump Not 'Happy' About Russian Sanctions

Tillerson Says He and Trump Not 'Happy' About Russian Sanctions

President Barack Obama expanded the unit's mission at the end of his term after intelligence agencies concluded Russian Federation had flooded social media with fake news and phony Twitter accounts to influence the 2016 elections, and lawmakers from both parties want a stronger US response. Read More