Politics

North Korea launches short-range 'projectiles' towards Sea of Japan - 05/04/2019

Seou - North Korea fired short-range 'projectiles' towards the Sea of Japan early Saturday, South Korean media reported.   Pyongyang fired the projectiles - initially described by the Joint...

May's Conservatives lose hundreds of seats in local elections - 05/03/2019

London - Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have lost hundreds of seats in local elections, with the pressure on May expected to increase as more results are declared on Friday  . After...

Barr to face grilling from Senate Democrats over Mueller report - 05/01/2019

Washington - Attorney General William Barr is expected to face harsh questioning from Democrats when he testifies Wednesday before a US Senate committee over his handling of special counsel Robert...

Future of Italian government in question after major cabinet row - 04/24/2019

Rome - Tensions between Italy's ruling parties have climaxed in an overnight cabinet meeting, triggering talk of a looming crisis for their populist coalition government.   The far-right League...

More than 100 people killed in multiple explosions in Sri Lanka - 04/21/2019

Colombo -By Anthony David - At least 100 people have been killed and more than 250 injured in a series of six apparently coordinated explosions in Sri Lanka on Sunday, police have confirmed. Three of...

Pakistan asks Iran to take action against terrorist groups - 04/20/2019

Islamabad – Pakistan has asked Iran to take action against terrorist groups believed to be behind the killing of 14 soldiers earlier this week. "We hope that Iran will take visible action," Foreign...

Israeli president begins party consultations for new government - 04/15/2019

Tel Aviv (dpa) - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday began consultations with the parties elected in last week's vote about the formation of the next government, with incumbent Prime Minister...

US Democrats set April 23 deadline to receive Trump's tax returns - 04/13/2019

Washington - Democrats in the US House of Representatives on Saturday gave President Donald Trump's administration a firm deadline to receive Trump's tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service...

Abbas swears in new Palestinian Liberation Organization government - 04/13/2019

Ramallah - By Maher Abukhater, - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a new Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) government at his office in Ramallah on Saturday night. The government,...

Lawmakers: Britain must ensure Assange faces any Swedish charges - 04/13/2019

London - Seventy British lawmakers urged the government on Saturday to prioritize WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to Sweden if prosecutors reopen an investigation of an alleged rape...
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