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London police responding to stabbing in restaurant near London Bridge

BBC reporter Holly Jones was there at the time of the attack and said she saw the van veer into pedestrians and that she could see six casualties. A securit...


Trump promotes his goal of Middle East peace, offers no details

Bethlehem/Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he is committed "to do everything" to achieve Israel-Palestinian peace deal but made it c...


United States and Japan stage military exercises in Sea of Japan

Japan has also been pushing to increase pressure on Pyongyang through working with other countries. The Sea of Japan separates Japan from the Korean peni...


China, EU seek to deepen relations

Juncker said: "If the USA president pulls out of the Paris agreement, and he will in the next days or hours, then it is Europe's duty to say that that is not ho...


Trump administration may return USA compounds to Russian Federation

The compounds were bought by the Soviet government last century. This construction was suspended after America imposed sanctions on Russian Federation in 2014 f...


North Korea Threatens Russia, China with Launch of New Missile

In a statement, adopted unanimously, the 15-member council urged the communist nation to show "sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action". ...


Phoenix police: Comicon suspect threatened police, performer

Mercedes Fortune , a police spokeswoman. Police were alerted about the incident around noon and then located the suspect inside the Phoenix Convention Center...


Election 2017: Lib Dems pledge to scrap 'Orwellian' bulk surveillance powers

It would allow first-time buyers to purchase homes for the same cost as renting, where each monthly payment steadily buys you a share in the home. The Libera...


Rahul Gandhi leaves for violence-hit Saharanpur despite no permission

Reacting strongly to failure of the police to control caste clash in Saharanpur, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday suspended both District Magistrat...


Philippines, China play down Duterte's talk of war in disputed sea

China foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying declined to comment on Xi's meeting with Duterte, and said disputes should be resolved through dialogue and n...


U.S. military acknowledges over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March

CORNISH: Now, in this drive to retake Mosul , is there a sense that US forces are taking more chances than they did before now that President Trump is commande...


Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

He visited the Palestinian Territories and Israel before flying to Rome where he meets Pope Francis and Italian leaders. U.S. President Donald Trump's empha...


Beijing installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island

Taiwan, which Beijing considers part of China , has also laid claims on some of the islands. THE Philippines and China have both agreed to resolve the ...


OPEC likely to extend output cuts, but price relief elusive

Earlier in the session oil prices dropped on the White House plan to sell off half of the nation's 688 million-barrel oil stockpile from 2018 to 2027 aims t...


Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

In both cases, the US sides with Saudi Arabia . Rouhani defeated rivals in a landslide, winning about 57 percent of the vote. He says the Islamic Republic st...


Trump Proposes Deep Cuts To Social Safety Net Programs

The Trump budget proposes to start selling SPR oil in fiscal year 2018, which begins on October 1, with sales that would generate $500 million, according to...


Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open hearing

The New York Times reported on Thursday that Trump called Comey weeks after he took office on January 20 and asked him when federal authorities were going ...


Trophy hunter dies after wounded elephant crushes him in Zimbabwe

A Johannesburg hunter has been crushed to death by an elephant in Zimbabwe. When another hunter fatally shot the elephant, which collapsed on top of Botha, ac...


Egyptian President: Trump Is 'Capable of Doing the Impossible'

Sunday saw the two men meeting ahead of two multilateral summits to be in Riyadh: the Arab Islamic American Summit (AIAS) and the Gulf Cooperation Council and...


Chinese paper applauds anti-spy efforts after report CIA sources killed

An influential state-run newspaper applauded China's anti-espionage efforts on Monday after the New York Times said China had killed or imprisoned up to 20 CIA...


Spicer: Sally Yates Was A "Strong Supporter" Of Hillary Clinton

Yates testified that she reached out to and met with White House Counsel Donald McGahn about Flynn, who was sacked in February for misleading Vice President Mik...


Moscow says US coalition strikes on Syrian forces 'unacceptable'

A Syrian opposition media group, the Palmyra News Network, said there were casualties from the attack , which destroyed a number of vehicles. The convoy ...


Rex Tillerson responds to John McCain's criticism

And so that's my only line. "We're starting with the slate we have and all the problems that are on that slate". U.S. -Russian relations, now at their worst...


Microsoft issues WannaCry security patch for XP, blasts USA for 'stockpiling vulnerabilities'

National Health Service's facilities. The attack affected acute hospitals in Lanarkshire, as well as GP surgeries, dental practices and other primary care ce...


USA refusal to lift sanctions erodes Rouhani's bid for second term

This is because Raisi is one of the four Sharia judges who oversaw the executions of tens of thousands of political prisoners in 1988, and many have attacked Ro...