Italy swears in populist prime minister

Nearly 160 migrants disembarked a rescue ship Friday evening in Sicily, the NGO SOS Mediterranee said, days before hardline anti-immigrant League leader Matteo Salvini is to visit the island as Italy's new interior minister. 5-Star and the League h... More..

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Iran Gives Notice Of Uranium-Enrichment Intentions
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Iran Gives Notice Of Uranium-Enrichment Intentions

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had ordered the increase in a speech Monday, in which he vowed that the country would preserve its nuclear program despite the US withdrawal from the landmark 2015 a...More..

About a dozen people trapped by Kilauea's lava, officials estimate
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

About a dozen people trapped by Kilauea's lava, officials estimate

On Monday, civil defense reported a total of 117 homes and other structures destroyed across the island's larger lava-stricken region, as the eruption from Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes...More..

China warns US against tariffs as trade talks end
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

China warns US against tariffs as trade talks end

The two governments released no schedule for the talks, but China said earlier Ross was due to be in Beijing through to Monday. Mr Ross was accompanied by agriculture, treasury and trade officials for the m...More..

Syrian government seeks to recapture southwest, foreign minister says
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Syrian government seeks to recapture southwest, foreign minister says

Iran has repeatedly said in the past that it only has advisers in Syria but thousands of Iran-backed groups from Lebanon, Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan have played instrumental role in helping government force...More..

Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts, several killed, hundreds injured
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts, several killed, hundreds injured

Officials fear more people may be dead or injured. The volcano, about 40km south-west of the capital Guatemala City, has been spewing black smoke and ash into the sky. The news outlet also said the Guatemal...More..

European Union plots counterstrike to American tariffs
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

European Union plots counterstrike to American tariffs

And in another leg of Trump's multi-front trade offensive, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrived in Beijing to continue fraught talks with Chinese officials. These countermeasures consist of two lists of goo...More..

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko turns up alive after reported murder
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko turns up alive after reported murder

A government official had previously said he later died in the ambulance on his way to the hospital. Arkady Babchenko , 41, appeared at a press conference in Kyiv after the Ukrainian security service (SBU) ...More..

Unseen for weeks, Melania Trump tweets she's 'feeling great'
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Unseen for weeks, Melania Trump tweets she's 'feeling great'

However, Grisham wouldn't say when the news media or the public will be able to see the first lady again. The Huffington Post pointed out that the phrases "working overtime", "speculating", "working hard" a...More..

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un on June 12
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un on June 12

There's a very good chance that it won't be done in one meeting or two meetings or three meetings. "Remember what I say, we will see what we will see", he said . North Korea and the United States are still ...More..

Kim Yong-chol: N Korea leader Kim Jong-un's right hand man
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Kim Yong-chol: N Korea leader Kim Jong-un's right hand man

According to The Post, Sung Kim , a former USA ambassador in South Korea and former nuclear negotiator with North Korea, crossed the inter-Korean border to meet with Choe Son Hui, a senior diplomat in Pyongy...More..

Karthik Nemmani Wins The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Karthik Nemmani Wins The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee

How would you do in the competition? Simone Kaplan , a sixth-grader from St. Bonaventure Catholic School in Davie, is among 16 spellers still alive in the Scripps National Spelling Bee heading into the pri...More..

Rod Blagojevich's wife appeals to President Trump to help her husband
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Rod Blagojevich's wife appeals to President Trump to help her husband

President Donald Trump says he's considering commuting the sentence of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning Martha Stewart . Stewart was convicted for conspiracy, obstruction and making false s...More..

Mattis to China: We aren't backing down
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Mattis to China: We aren't backing down

After Duterte appointed him as the country's top diplomat previous year, Cayetano said the Philippines and China had discussed the thorny territorial issues, including actions that each deemed unacceptable. "...More..

Kyodo: Japan Seeks Foreign Ministers' Talks with N.Korea in August
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Kyodo: Japan Seeks Foreign Ministers' Talks with N.Korea in August

Pompeo, who spoke with Trump on Wednesday night and with national security adviser John Bolton early Thursday, was accompanied by Andrew Kim, the head of a Central Intelligence Agency unit assigned to work on N...More..

Afghan forces end ISIL attack on ministry in Kabul
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Afghan forces end ISIL attack on ministry in Kabul

Special forces rushed to the scene after the attackers detonated what police said was a vehicle bomb at the first checkpoint leading to the ministry, then tried to battle their way inside. The Islamic State of ...More..

'Dead' Russian journalist shows up alive at Ukrainian news conference
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

'Dead' Russian journalist shows up alive at Ukrainian news conference

The reporter, however, apologised to his wife for putting her through "this hell she had to live through for three days...but there was no other option". Outside the apartment where Arkady Babchenko wasn't ...More..

Wildwood Police Release Body Cam Video Of Controversial Arrest On Beach
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Wildwood Police Release Body Cam Video Of Controversial Arrest On Beach

I'm done with you", the officer says in the video. Weinman yells that she can't breathe and that she's being choked while she continues to struggle. "At that point, I blacked out and fought any way possible t...More..

Pause In Palestinian Rocket Attacks, Israeli Airstrikes, Amid Unofficial Cease-Fire
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Pause In Palestinian Rocket Attacks, Israeli Airstrikes, Amid Unofficial Cease-Fire

Three Israeli soldiers were wounded. Rockets are fired from inside the Gaza strip towards Israel on the sixth day of Israel's operation "Protective Edge" on July 13, 2014. Naftali Bennett rejected reports o...More..

Flash Flooding Possible As Alberto's Leftovers Track Over The Valley
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Flash Flooding Possible As Alberto's Leftovers Track Over The Valley

A flash flood emergency was issued for several central Alabama counties Wednesday morning. Four deadly hurricanes struck the United States past year, killing at least 144 people and causing billions of do...More..

Simmering tension rises in South China Sea: Beijing protests United States warship operation
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Simmering tension rises in South China Sea: Beijing protests United States warship operation

China's defense ministry said in a statement that two USA warships, the Antiem guided missile cruiser and the USS Higgins destroyer, entered disputed waters around the Paracel Islands before the Chinese ...More..

American, wife freed from Venezuela jail arrive in US
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

American, wife freed from Venezuela jail arrive in US

The statement calls for free, fair and transparent elections consistent with the constitution of Venezuela, dismissing its May 20 elections as illegitimate. Holt, who had been imprisoned in Venezuela for tw...More..

New Lava Flow Threatens Parts Of Leilani Estates
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

New Lava Flow Threatens Parts Of Leilani Estates

Officials said there was no release of any unsafe hydrogen sulfide gas after lava crept over the plugged wells. Magma has drained from Kilauea's summit lava lake and flowed around 40 kilometres east undergrou...More..

IAEA report confirms Iran's commitment to nuclear agreement
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

IAEA report confirms Iran's commitment to nuclear agreement

He called on the Europeans to issue a United Nations security council resolution condemning U.S. president Donald Trump's decision to leave the deal and Europe "must confront imposition of any sanctions on ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

"Imperative" To Dismantle North Korean Weapons, Say Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe

Trump withdrew from planned June 12 Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un last Thursday, but quickly announced that it could get back on track. Moon said North Korea and the United States will soon start worki...More..