• Buhari arrives China for summit
Buhari arrives China for summit

It is expected that the summit will adopt the new Beijing Action Plan (2019 to 2021), which will chart a new course of China-Africa friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation across various fields in the next three years. The forum, which is in its third edition, is a platform established by China and friendly African countries for collective...

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  • UK Labour Whip Resigns Parliamentary Post Over Party Leadership's Anti-Semitism
UK Labour Whip Resigns Parliamentary Post Over Party Leadership's Anti-Semitism

After he announced he was quitting the whip, critics were quick to point to some of Field's more rightwing views; citing his comments about the need for controls on migrant workers and his admiration for Margaret Thatcher, who he said was "certainly a hero" .

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  • Geert Wilders cancels Muhammad cartoon contest after Pakistan protests
Geert Wilders cancels Muhammad cartoon contest after Pakistan protests

Drawing the Prophet Muhammad is seen as blasphemous in parts of the Islamic world and is deeply offensive to some Muslims. Wilders , who lived for years under round-the-clock protection because of death threats sparked by his fierce anti-Islam rhetoric, said he did not want others to be endangered by the contest he had planned for November.

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  • Trump heading here to renew historic ties and see his golf club
Trump heading here to renew historic ties and see his golf club

McCain's mother Roberta, 106, came to be with her son. At 10am EST (3pm BST), there will be another memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral. He talked about McCain's character and how he parted company with those who "lacked the basic values of decency and respect, knowing this project is bigger than yourself".

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  • PM Imran Khan formally kicks off 'Plant for Pakistan' drive in Haripur
PM Imran Khan formally kicks off 'Plant for Pakistan' drive in Haripur

President of the United States Donald Trump withdrew Washington in May from the landmark Iran nuclear agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and made a decision to re-impose unilateral sanctions against Tehran.

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  • Lindsey Graham faults Jeff Sessions for
Lindsey Graham faults Jeff Sessions for "zero-tolerance" policy

Mueller III's probe or even fire Mueller and shut down the inquiry altogether. Remember that less than 48 hours ago, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered Sessions an unquestioning endorsement in the wake of the latest bit of Trump criticism: "I have total confidence in the attorney general", said McConnell.

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  • Lavrov: Killing of rebel leader in Ukraine aimed against Minsk treaty
Lavrov: Killing of rebel leader in Ukraine aimed against Minsk treaty

It added that blast also injured Alexander Timofeyev, the deputy prime minister of the self-proclaimed republic. DNR officials told the news agency Interfax that they have already apprehended several suspects ("Ukrainian saboteurs and related persons") who were discovered in a nearby vehicle.

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  • DC lobbyist charged with failing to register as a foreign agent
DC lobbyist charged with failing to register as a foreign agent

The Russian national is referred to only as "Foreigner A", but he is believed to be Konstantin Kilimnik , who worked closely with Paul Manafort for years in Ukraine. Patten's work in Ukraine dovetailed somewhat with that of Manafort. The two men also worked together to incorporate a political consulting firm, Begemot Ventures International, in ...

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  • Homeless veteran suing couple who raised $400,000 for him
Homeless veteran suing couple who raised $400,000 for him

A judge ordered a New Jersey couple Thursday to give a homeless Philadelphia man whatever's left of the $400,000 they raised for him. Homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt has filed a lawsuit against the New Jersey couple who raised money for him on GoFundMe .

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  • Trump Privately Says He Won't Compromise With Canada In NAFTA Deal
Trump Privately Says He Won't Compromise With Canada In NAFTA Deal

Under Trump's presidency, relations between the USA and Canada have become increasingly uncomfortable, with the US president encouraging a trade war with its neighbor to the north. "Remember, NAFTA was one of the WORST Trade Deals ever made ". Neither U.S. nor Canadian negotiators are talking publicly about the issues that divide them.

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  • Chelsea Manning could be banned from Australia
Chelsea Manning could be banned from Australia

The Australian government is reportedly considering banning convicted USA whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning from coming to Australia. Under the Migration Act , those seeking entry may fail the character test if they have a substantial criminal record .

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  • Andrew Gillum Raised $1M In 24 Hours After Winning Primary
Andrew Gillum Raised $1M In 24 Hours After Winning Primary

But on Wednesday, the Democratic Governors Association gave $1 million to Gillum's political committee. As of late Thursday, he had more than 241,000 followers. "That last thing we need to do is monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda with huge tax increases and bankrupting the state", DeSantis, an outspoken supporter of President ...

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  • Canada trade talks end in deadlock, to resume next week
Canada trade talks end in deadlock, to resume next week

NAFTA talks have concluded for the day and reports indicate that Canada and the USA were unable to reach a deal . Freeland studiously avoided talking about the remarks all day, never once mentioning the president by name during her multiple media appearances, including a long-awaited news conference at the Canadian embassy.

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  • New Mexico Bus Crash Death Toll Rises to 8
New Mexico Bus Crash Death Toll Rises to 8

Greyhound says 49 passengers were aboard the bus, which was heading from Albuquerque to Phoenix. Six people with injuries too severe to be treated there were stabilized and taken to the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. Gallup Indian Health Services received 37 of the injured, said Jennifer Buschick, a spokeswoman for the Gallup h...

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  • Trump to 'end all funding' to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees
Trump to 'end all funding' to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees

Around 830,000 students will be studying in public schools and around 100,000 in schools run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). Last month, UNRWA announced it was cutting more than 250 jobs in the Palestinian Authority due to the funding crisis. Dave Harden, a former U.S.

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  • Judge: Government can end housing for Puerto Rican evacuees
Judge: Government can end housing for Puerto Rican evacuees

The revised figures illustrate the key principles of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, which aims to reduce human and economic loss from disasters and promote preparedness and resilience. "Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job", Bush said then. The federal government did a "fantastic job in Puerto Rico", he told report...

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  • Trump administration cuts US$300-million from funding to Palestinian refugees
Trump administration cuts US$300-million from funding to Palestinian refugees

The withdrawal of the USA funding will be a blow to an agency that now supports more than 5 million people in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank and Gaza. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled or were forced from their homes during the war that led to Israel's establishment in 1948. "As long as a just a lasting solution has not found o...

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  • 3 from New Mexico compound could be freed as charges tossed
3 from New Mexico compound could be freed as charges tossed

The judge in the New Mexico Muslim compound case issued another decision Wednesday that has resulted in public outrage. Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee put the blame on the judge for following the law, instead of the prosecutors who failed to hold the required hearing.

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  • Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms
Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms

For his part, Muallem said the Syrian forces will "go all the way" in Idlib but added that the army will do everything possible to avoid civilian deaths. "We definitely intend to discuss it very intensely with the government", de Mistura said. "Many of these people are considered terrorists or are wanted by the state simply because they engaged i...

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  • Woman seen ringing doorbell in shackles found safe, boyfriend dead
Woman seen ringing doorbell in shackles found safe, boyfriend dead

And there's more to this story: on Wednesday afternoon in that same neighborhood subdivision where the viral videos were taken, a 49-year-old man reportedly died by suicide. The woman disappeared before the homeowner arrived at the door. It is not clear how the unidentified woman was found, but the release states that as of Wednesday she was "spe...

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