Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN

Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN

Trump also set two new markers for USA policies vis-a-vis rest of the world: Washington would no insist other countries adopt U.S. values; and it is comfortable dealing with other "responsible leaders" putting their countries first, as he will do with the United States. Read More

WWI wrecked German U-boat found near Belgium

WWI wrecked German U-boat found near Belgium

The UB-II type submarine is said to be in a good condition, and was found at a depth of 30 metre off the Belgian coast. Dating back to World War One, the submarine was found to be in a remarkably well-preserved condition, and the remains of all 23 crew members are likely still inside. Read More

Will the German Elections Bring Back the Old Kingmaker?

Will the German Elections Bring Back the Old Kingmaker?

The AfD kept on growing, and even overtook the NPD, another Nazi party, which has been there a lot longer. Ending talks would be a "lose-lose situation" because Turkey and the European Union are "extremely interlinked", not only economically but also politically, she added. Read More

Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills

Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills

The exercise involves nearly 13,000 troops, about 70 aircraft and helicopters, up to 680 pieces of military hardware including about 250 tanks, up to 200 guns, MLRSs and mortars as well as 10 warships, according to the Russian defence ministry. Read More

Johnson challenges May on hard Brexit

The claim first attracted criticism during the referendum campaign, when Mr Johnson and Mr Gove were travelling around the country in a bus emblazoned with the slogan "We send the European Union £350 million a week let's fund our NHS instead". Read More

European Union warns Ryanair on cancellation reimbursement, compensation

European Union warns Ryanair on cancellation reimbursement, compensation

It's not quite as bad as it sounds - the number of flights in actually less than 2% of the company's total daily flights - but that's not comforting if it's your flight. Carole Schofield tweeted: "How the hell do you know if you can get back". If your re-booked flight arrives more than four hours later than the flight you were originally booked on, you can claim 250 euros - around £220. Read More

White House denies reports that United States changing stance on Paris climate pact

White House denies reports that United States changing stance on Paris climate pact

President Donald Trump's decision in June to withdraw to negotiate from the Paris deal or craft a new agreement came during a meeting of more than 30 ministers led by Canada, China and the European Union in Montreal. The U.S. withdrawal was seen as a policy victory for then-adviser Stephen Bannon and his deep suspicion of global agreements and obligations. By leaving open the possibility of re-entering the agreement, he ended up on the more moderate end of the range of options the ... Read More

Democrats urge full review before Senate vote on latest Obamacare attack

Democrats urge full review before Senate vote on latest Obamacare attack

If approved, it would replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act , known informally as Obamacare, which Republicans have long seen as government overreach into the healthcare business. Bill Cassidy and other Republican governors in late July to help craft it. On Monday, he collected another Republican endorsement, from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey. Read More

Theresa May to raise Bombardier dispute with Canada's Justin Trudeau

Theresa May to raise Bombardier dispute with Canada's Justin Trudeau

OTTAWA-Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatened Monday to scrap his government's planned purchase of Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets in direct retaliation for the US company's trade complaint against Bombardier. Boeing denied it was suing Canada. And Bombardier can sell its aircraft anywhere in the world. "But sales must be according to globally accepted trade law, not violating those rules seeking to boost flatlining business artificially", the statement said. Read More

Clemson climbs to No 2 in AP poll rankings

Clemson climbs to No 2 in AP poll rankings

All three schools are 3-0 so far. Mountain West Conference member San Diego State knocked Stanford out of the rankings with a 20-17 victory over the Cardinal. Clemson and Alabama are back to being the top two teams in the country. USC (7/1) and Oklahoma (8/1) round out the top four in terms of odds. Read More

Hamas Agrees to Launch Talks With Fatah

Hamas Agrees to Launch Talks With Fatah

Egypt has welcomed new steps taken by Palestinian Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement to build Palestinian unity, the result of Cairo's efforts to end the long-running feud, Egypt's state-run news agency MENA reported on Sunday. Read More

US, Afghanistan to further strengthen ties with Pakistan

US, Afghanistan to further strengthen ties with Pakistan

Baseer Khan Wazir, the most senior administrator in the Kurram Agency region of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), said the drone strike took place close to the border with Afghanistan . After the incident, the Torkham Gate was closed for all kinds of traffic. Pakistani leaders rejected the charges as an attempt to "scapegoat" their country for "failures" of US -led efforts to secure and stabilize Afghanistan. Read More

Judge Blocks Sanctuary City Funding Ban

Judge Blocks Sanctuary City Funding Ban

The preliminary injunction issued by US District Judge Harry Leinenweber was in response to a legal challenge brought by Chicago , the third-largest city in the United States, but the judge ruled that his order would be applied on a nationwide basis. Read More

Qatar's emir to meet Turkey's President Erdogan

Qatar's emir to meet Turkey's President Erdogan

During the meeting, which was held at the Presidential Palace in the Turkish capital, the Emir and Erdogan reviewed the close relations and prospects for their development in various fields to serve the common interests of the two friendly countries and peoples. Read More

Ex-St. Louis Police Officer Acquitted of Murdering Anthony Lamar Smith

Ex-St. Louis Police Officer Acquitted of Murdering Anthony Lamar Smith

Smith was hit five times. During the pursuit, Stockley could be heard saying on an internal police auto video he was going to kill Smith, prosecutors said . Police said they were being proactive to ensure safety "due to recent events around the country". Police found a gun in Smith's vehicle, but only Stockley's DNA was on it, leading to accusations the officer had planted the weapon. Read More

Facebook shuts down ad targeting due to hate speech filter

Facebook shuts down ad targeting due to hate speech filter

However, he said , there were times when information appeared on Facebook that violated its standards. In this case, enough people had typed "NaziParty" as their employer or " Jew hater " as their educational field of study on their Facebook profiles that the computer decided that these people warranted their own grouping, in the same way that people who work for AT&T or studied supply-chain management might. Read More

Turkey: Iraq's Kurds Will Pay 'price' for Independence Vote

Turkey: Iraq's Kurds Will Pay 'price' for Independence Vote

The Government of Baghdad and the states in the region don't agree with the independence of the Kurds in Iraq, with hundreds of thousands of ethnic Kurds living in Iran, Turkey or Syria, a possible independence of this impressive community will do nothing but encourage other ethnic groups to do the same. Read More

North Korea resumes activity at nuclear test site, watchdog says

North Korea resumes activity at nuclear test site, watchdog says

In 2006, the Six Party Talks faltered, and North Korea conducted several ballistic missile launches. "The two prime ministers strongly urged North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes and not to take any further provocative actions, and to fully comply with its global obligations under relevant UNSC resolutions including the newly and unanimously adopted resolution 2375, and other worldwide commitments", said the joint statement. Read More

At least 24 people, mostly teen boys, killed in Malaysian school fire

At least 24 people, mostly teen boys, killed in Malaysian school fire

Firefighters who rushed to the scene put out the blaze within an hour but not before it wreaked devastation. Many of them were also orphans who came here to study about religion. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. Officials said they were unable to leave through the only door to the dormitory, as it was on fire . Read More

Death toll reaches 50 in twin attacks in southern Iraq

Death toll reaches 50 in twin attacks in southern Iraq

According to Reuters, the attackers disguised themselves as members of security forces and drove stolen army vehicles. It said several suicide bombers had staged the assault on a restaurant and a security checkpoint, killing "dozens of Shiites". Read More