• Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city
Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city

Almost 2,000 civilians remain trapped in the area under the group's control after a majority of the city's 200,000 inhabitants fled. Manila: The Philippine military said it hoped to " liberate " Marawi by Monday, the country's 119th Independence Day, and cited the waning volume of fire coming from the enemy as an indication that the pro-Isl...

Read more

  • Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet
Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet

He did not specify what form such reprisals could take, but France flies warplanes over Syria and Iraq, striking ISIS targets as part of an global coalition. In October, Putin abruptly shelved a trip to Paris after Hollande alleged that Russian Federation could face war crime charges over Syria. 'President Putin told me...

Read more

  • Special number 10 means so much to Nadal
Special number 10 means so much to Nadal

And following an historic triumph, the 31-year-old said it was "impossible" to describe his emotions. I didn't really think I'd have such a long career and win so many tournaments. The most number of games dropped by the Spaniard en route to lifting the Coupe des Mousquetaires was 96 in 2011, while the most games Nadal has ever dropped on the way t...

Read more

  • Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee
Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

Despite the incorrect spelling Camerota praised Vinay for her efforts, with Cuomo chiming in. Four spellers remain in the Scripps National Spelling Bee almost two hours after the primetime finals began. As the rest of her family joined her, the new champ finally let her happiness show. Ananya, like most of the Indian origin Americans in the N...

Read more

  • Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

District Court charging her with a single count of illegally retaining and transmitting national defence information. She was arrested Saturday on charges of violating the Espionage Act by "removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet", a criminal complaint stated .

Read more

  • Putin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days
Putin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days

The White House has condemned the arrests of protesters at anti-corruption rallies in Russian Federation. And many on social media have pointed out that the majority of protesters appear to be teenagers, many of them teenage girls. Small protests are being reported in cities in the Russian Far East. After the detentions, the protest appeared ...

Read more

  • Secret Service Doesn't Have Recordings of White House Conversations
Secret Service Doesn't Have Recordings of White House Conversations

The U.S. Secret Service said Monday it doesn't have any recordings or transcripts of any tapes recorded within President Donald Trump's White House, a disclosure that failed to rule out whether any tapes exist of Trump's conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey .

Read more

  • Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public
Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify at a public hearing Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Trump by citing executive privilege. He said that he would testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee instead , though it was unclear initially if the hearing would ...

Read more

  • Theresa May to form a Government with DUP Alliance
Theresa May to form a Government with DUP Alliance

Damian Green , the former work and pensions secretary, was named first secretary of state - effectively the deputy prime minister. And "May's premiership in peril", claimed the Observer . Some say her failure means the government must now take a more flexible approach to the divorce. My instinct is that there is not a genuine interest in the cou...

Read more

  • Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote
Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

More than half a million people voted for statehood during Sunday's referendum, followed by almost 7,800 votes for free association/independence and more than 6,800 votes for the current territorial status. According to the New York Times , since becoming de jure-wise a part of the U.S. Puerto Rico has voted on their future five times, with ...

Read more

  • May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco
May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

Former Treasury chief George Osborne - who was sacked by May previous year - called May a "dead woman walking", and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was ready to contest another election at any time . We've only just scratched the surface here. Ms Foster told Sky News "discussions continue" about forming a "national government" to bri...

Read more

  • Monk in as Middlesbrough's new boss
Monk in as Middlesbrough's new boss

But Monk said: "It's important to keep your best players". He was available after parting company with Leeds last month after guiding the Elland Road club to the fringes of the Sky Bet Championship play-offs, only for the two parties to fail to reach agreement over an extension.

Read more

  • PM to announce Cabinet reshuffle after shock General Election results
PM to announce Cabinet reshuffle after shock General Election results

A long-standing ally of Mrs May, he will also take on the role of Minister for the Cabinet Office. If Michael Gove brings the same zeal to bear in his new post as environment secretary as he exercised on schools and prisons, some of Britain's farmers may be in for a shock.

Read more

  • Afghan soldier kills 3 US service members
Afghan soldier kills 3 US service members

The so-called "green-on-blue" attacks, i.e. when Afghan soldiers or police turn their guns on global troops, have proved to be a major problem for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldier fighting alongside Afghan forces. The deployment of the so-called "Mother Of All Bombs" killed dozens of suspected militants but fighting in the area has contin...

Read more

  • Germany: Some embassy staff hurt in Kabul attack
Germany: Some embassy staff hurt in Kabul attack

They're now one of the biggest contributors to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission with around 980 soldiers on the ground to support and train Afghan security forces. interests in Afghanistan . Afghan Ambassador to the UK, Said Tayeb Jawad, told CNN's Clarissa Ward that the country's security agencies have intercepted "many similar attacks", i...

Read more

  • Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power
Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

He said on ITV: "In the interests of the country we are willing to form a government - a minority government - to put forward a programme, a Queen's speech, as well as an alternative budget and an alternative programme for the Brexit negotiations".

Read more

  • British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election
British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election

She said that she will work with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party and that her government will lead the country forward at a "critical" time. Voters were left flustered Friday by the fast-moving events. "May fights to remain PM", said the front page of the Daily Telegraph , while the Times of London said: "May stares in...

Read more

  • Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle
Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

On the very eve of the Brexit negotiations, the most complex and consequential for her country in decades, she is struggling to cobble together only the slimmest of parliamentary majorities with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party.

Read more

  • 'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground
'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

European Union leaders fear Prime Minister Theresa May's shock loss of her majority in the snap British election will delay Brexit talks due to start this month and raise the risk of negotiations failing. Fallon said it would not be a formal coalition, instead the DUP's 10 MPs would support the government "on the big things" such as the budget, def...

Read more

  • Buemi excluded from Berlin race
Buemi excluded from Berlin race

However, Rosenqvist wasn't able to reap his second straight win in Berlin's double-header as he picked up a 10-second penalty. It was also a momentous day for his Mahindra Racing team who hadn't registered a win during its three seasons in the all-electric race series.

Read more