• Bolton says warned Russian envoy against election meddling in 2018
Bolton says warned Russian envoy against election meddling in 2018

Bolton said Wednesday that "work continues" but no decision has been made on the timing of announcing those details. They target Iran's trade in gold and precious metals; the sale or transfer of other metals like aluminum, steel, or coal; transactions related to Iran's currency, the rial; the issuance of Iranian sovereign debt; the purchase o...

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  • India may not accept aid from foreign countries for flood-hit Kerala
India may not accept aid from foreign countries for flood-hit Kerala

India will not accept financial help from nations for flood-wrecked Kerala , the government said on Tuesday in an escalating row over aid from overseas. The Home Ministry response came after the Centre turned down the UAE's offer of Rs 700 crore for relief and rehabilitation works in Kerala, saying that it will not take any financial assistanc...

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  • Hurricane Lane's power creates stadium effect in eye
Hurricane Lane's power creates stadium effect in eye

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has several barges with food, water and supplies that it moved into the region ahead of Hurricane Hector, which skirted past the islands more than a week ago, according to FEMA Administrator Brock Long.

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  • Saudi disputes with Canada and Qatar bubble over into the Hajj
Saudi disputes with Canada and Qatar bubble over into the Hajj

Muslims believe prayer on this day at Mount Arafat , about 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of the holy city of Mecca , is their best chance to erase past sins and start anew. Politics often intrude into the holy pilgrimage. The day of Arafat is considered to be the pinnacle of the annual Hajj. The interior ministry has put in place measures t...

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  • Bolton says four foreign adversaries may try to interfere in USA midterms
Bolton says four foreign adversaries may try to interfere in USA midterms

Security Council Resolutions". Last month Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a Senate committee hearing that North Korea was continuing to produce fuel for nuclear bombs, and a usa official said us spy satellites detected renewed activity at the North Korean factory that produced missiles capable of reaching the United States.

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  • Zarif: United States addicted to sanctions
Zarif: United States addicted to sanctions

The Iranian Foreign Minister also believes a meeting between President Trump and President Rouhani would not be effective at the current time. Europe's political determination should be accompanied by practical actions, Zarif told Young Journalists Club in an interview published on Sunday.

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  • Green MP Julie Anne Genter bikes to hospital to be induced
Green MP Julie Anne Genter bikes to hospital to be induced

Ms Genter announced on Instagram last week that she was off to be induced and made a decision to cycle there on her e-bike as there was "no room in the car". Labour's Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan was the first woman to give birth while an MP, in 1970. Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated in 2007, was the first world leader to have a chi...

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  • Trump dares Brennan to sue because his clearance was revoked
Trump dares Brennan to sue because his clearance was revoked

The signees included seven former CIA directors, six former CIA deputy directors and two former national intelligence directors, James Clapper and retired Navy admiral Denny Blair. When security clearances are revoked, it is nearly always handled internally by the government department or agency that an employee is working or used to work for...

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  • Nazi guard Palij deported by U.S. to Germany
Nazi guard Palij deported by U.S. to Germany

Officials said Palij was born in what was then Poland and now Ukraine , emigrated to the United States in 1949 and became a USA citizen in 1957. Palij was an armed guard at Trawniki, in German-occupied Poland, which saw 6,000 Jewish children, women, and men who were shot to death on November 3, 1943, in one of the single largest massacres of t...

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  • Eid Mubarak: Buhari felicitates Nigerians as Muslims mark Eid-ul-Adha
Eid Mubarak: Buhari felicitates Nigerians as Muslims mark Eid-ul-Adha

Mr Al-Yolawi explained that the act of slaughtering animal as sacrifice was a tradition that was highly encouraged among Muslims, which was performed on the 10th of Zul-Hijjah and the following three days. Eid'l Adha marks the descent of pilgrims as they complete the annual Hajj in Mecca, Islam's holiest city. Fasting the day before the holiday was...

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  • Norwegian Cruise Line Passenger Rescued After 10 Hours Overboard
Norwegian Cruise Line Passenger Rescued After 10 Hours Overboard

After a rescue operation was put in place, the woman was eventually observed by the Croatian coast guard patrol vessel Cavtat and pulled from the sea at approximately 9.45am local time, reported Croatia's HRT News . 'We were extremely happy for saving a human life'. Officials said the 46-year-old was rescued 10 hours after falling into the Adr...

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  • First day of annual hajj pilgrimage in Makkah
First day of annual hajj pilgrimage in Makkah

When Muslims pray five times in a day, wherever they are in the world, they face the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca . The ultra-conservative kingdom - where religion remains a guiding force amid dramatic social and economic reforms - has mobilised vast resources for the six-day journey, one of the five pillars of Islam.

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  • Saudi Arabia offer $100m to rebuild Syria’s shattered northeast
Saudi Arabia offer $100m to rebuild Syria’s shattered northeast

USA former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced on February 13 that the United States pledges 200 million US dollars in support of the anti-IS coalition efforts and recovery commitment in Syria. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States has ended the development fund for Syria, urging "rich countries" to pay instead.

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  • James Comey Contradicts Giuliani: ‘Truth Exists and Truth Matters’
James Comey Contradicts Giuliani: ‘Truth Exists and Truth Matters’

The former NY mayor also had an exchange with " Meet the Press " host Chuck Todd in which he said " truth isn't truth " when it comes to two people telling different stories. "Don't do " truth isn't truth " to me", Todd continued. Giuliani disagreed with Todd. "We are confident that he said nothing wrong about the president", Giuliani said ...

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  • Mueller: Papadopoulos could face brief prison time
Mueller: Papadopoulos could face brief prison time

Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to lying to FBI agents investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Mueller's team said in their Friday filing that that early interview, part of a national security investigation, was "completely voluntary". "He lied repeatedly over the course of more...

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  • Thousands stranded as floods submerge southern Indian state
Thousands stranded as floods submerge southern Indian state

The coastal state of India is witnessing incessant rains for two weeks which brought a terrible situation in front of the state government. In the town of Chengannur, by the swollen Pamba river, roughly 5,000 people are believed to be stranded.

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  • Trump blames DC for military parade…
Trump blames DC for military parade…

Secretary of Defense James Mattis gave a strong rebuke to the recent news that the military parade , to take place at the orders of President Donald Trump , was going to cost $90 million. The Pentagon chief told reporters travelling with him to Bogota, Colombia, that whoever leaked the number to the press was "probably smoking something that is l...

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  • Judge In Manafort Trial Receives Threats; Media Tries To Reveal Juror's Identities
Judge In Manafort Trial Receives Threats; Media Tries To Reveal Juror's Identities

In an indication that the six women and six men of the jury may not reach a verdict on August 17, they sent the judge a note asking that they be permitted to finish their work for the day at 5 p.m. Ellis III revealed at the Paul Manafort trial Friday that he has been threatened during proceedings. Many legal analysts wonder if Manafort will eve...

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  • Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's
Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's

While Trump maintains that he OK'd the meetings, Dean believes that McGahn's enthusiasm may be "self-preservation". "Oh my God, it would have been phenomenally helpful to us". and have demanded transparency so that this Rigged and Disgusting Witch Hunt can come to a close". Trump also continued to complain about the Mueller probe Sunday, calling ...

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  • Search operation ended in Genoa, bridge death toll rises to 43
Search operation ended in Genoa, bridge death toll rises to 43

Italian media say just 14 of the known victims will be laid to rest in Saturday's official proceedings, with seven families yet to decide. A rubble fire delayed recovery efforts at the Genoa bridge collapse site on Friday. "The deep wound is caused above all by the vast pain for those who lost their lives and for the missing, for their relative...

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