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Palestine recalls envoys from four European Union nations

Palestine recalls envoys from four European Union nations

Previously Guatemala's embassy was in Herzliya, just north of Tel Aviv , like that of Paraguay, so far the only other mission with immediate plans to move to Jerusalem . I'm not going to be able to ...

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Gina Haspel confirmed as first ever female Central Intelligence Agency director

Gina Haspel confirmed as first ever female Central Intelligence Agency director

But McCaskill also has affirmative votes to top Trump nominees she can point to, such as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , to make the case that she is independent, deliberative, and discerning. Jeann...

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Commodities: Brent tops $80 per barrel for the first time since 2014

Commodities: Brent tops $80 per barrel for the first time since 2014

Moves in the commodities space were muted on Thursday, despite the news headlines around oil after Brent crude futures topped the $80 per barrel mark for the first time since 2014. The Paris-based ...

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Atilla sentenced to 32 months in United States prison over evading Iran sanctions

Atilla sentenced to 32 months in United States prison over evading Iran sanctions

Atilla was convicted on January 3 of conspiring to violate US sanctions laws after a four-week trial in which the defendant testified in his defense. USA prosecutors had wanted him put away for 20 yea...

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Trump financial disclosure includes Michael Cohen payment

Trump financial disclosure includes Michael Cohen payment

The report says Mr Trump did not have to disclose the payment but is doing so "in the interest of transparency". The exact figure specified in the financial disclosure is said to be between $100...

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What non muslims need to know about Ramadan

What non muslims need to know about Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth of the Islamic calendar and is dependent on a moon-sighting methodology, which requires a physical new moon sighting. Traditionally, the majority of Muslims have begun fasting o...

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Amount of ash in plume above Kilauea Volcano decreases

Amount of ash in plume above Kilauea Volcano decreases

On Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey ( USGS ) issued a rare " red alert " warning, which means a major eruption is imminent and that the ash clouds emitted from the volcano can affect a...

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Sherpa climbers set new summit records on Everest

Sherpa climbers set new summit records on Everest

From the Chinese side of the mountain, Lhakpa Sherpa , 44, also reached the summit Wednesday for a record ninth time, shattering the record for women she set past year. The 48-year-old Sherpa guide f...

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Senate Intel Panel Agrees Russia Intervened In 2016 Presidential Election

Senate Intel Panel Agrees Russia Intervened In 2016 Presidential Election

The first is attempted coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, and the second is possible obstruction of justice regarding the investigation into that potential collusion. Th...

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Autopsy confirms man died from vape pen explosion

Autopsy confirms man died from vape pen explosion

Petersburg home after responding to a fire alarm. The cause of death was listed as "projectile wound of head" - the pen exploded into pieces, at least two of which were sent into his head, the Pin...

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Kensington Palace Reportedly Blindsided as Meghan Markle's Dad Withdraws From Wedding

Kensington Palace Reportedly Blindsided as Meghan Markle's Dad Withdraws From Wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the knot on May 19 at St George's Chapel , Windsor . The palace refused to confirm whether her father would be attending the wedding on Saturday . Accor...

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Trump slammed for snubbing Melania in gushing Mother's Day tribute

Trump slammed for snubbing Melania in gushing Mother's Day tribute

This marks Trump's 113th visit to one of his golf properties, Trump National Golf Club, since taking office - he's been in office for 478 days. "This is one of the most important days of the year"...

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USA names Iran's central bank head 'specially designated global terrorist'

USA names Iran's central bank head 'specially designated global terrorist'

Washington is also unhappy with Tehran's support of organizations such as Hezbollah. Putting a central bank governor on the list of terrorists because of banking activities is all but unheard of. T...

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Terrorists Identified Among Those Killed on Gaza Border

Terrorists Identified Among Those Killed on Gaza Border

Palestinian authorities released "martyrdom" photos of 10 members of the Hamas terrorist group's internal security apparatus who were killed on Monday, according to BILD reporter Bjorn Stritzel ....

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PM Modi to meet Russian president Putin at Sochi's seaside resort

PM Modi to meet Russian president Putin at Sochi's seaside resort

The two leaders to exchange views on worldwide matters in a broad& long-term perspective with the objective of further strengthening Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership. Last month, Putin and...

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Top Senate intelligence Democrat to vote for Trump's CIA chief nominee

Top Senate intelligence Democrat to vote for Trump's CIA chief nominee

The Democratic support gives Haspel's contentious nomination some much-needed breathing room. John McCain , Arizona Republican, is not expected because he is home battling cancer. In a letter to Warn...

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Soros NGO to close Hungary office over law targeting its efforts

Soros NGO to close Hungary office over law targeting its efforts

The step raises the stakes in Prime Minister Viktor Orban's standoff with the European Union as he seeks to complete a break with liberal democracy after winning a third consecutive term in electi...

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New Italian government put on hold as M5S ask for 'more time'

New Italian government put on hold as M5S ask for 'more time'

The Movement, which bills itself as an alternative to traditional politics, makes its positions and candidates subject to review by registered supporters in online votes. It would also be Italy's firs...

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'The clock is ticking' - European Union warns Britain of poor #Brexit progress

'The clock is ticking' - European Union warns Britain of poor #Brexit progress

Other outstanding issues include guarantees for expatriate rights, agreeing on security cooperation and trade rules after Brexit, to ensure a deal is in place when Britain leaves in March 2019, and an...

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Vodafone boss Vittorio Colao to step down

Vodafone boss Vittorio Colao to step down

The company notes that this had it looking at both internal and external candidates. Vodafone said that the company had been transformed by him from a consumer-focused 2G/3G mobile operator to one w...

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Taliban battle into west Afghan city in new crisis for government

Taliban battle into west Afghan city in new crisis for government

But the defence ministry said the army had repulsed the attack, and "the security forces are now chasing the enemy". Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, claimed responsibility. Residents in F...

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Mother, lover arrested for child's molestation

Mother, lover arrested for child's molestation

He had a close relationship with the woman, who has now been arrested for her role in facilitating the girl's abuse by the businessman. Although the woman claimed that she was unaware of the crime, th...

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Over 40 people died in storm-related incidents across the country

Over 40 people died in storm-related incidents across the country

Worldwide flights from Kathmandu, Riyadh, Colombo, Jeddah, Kabul were delayed while flights from Tokyo, Newark and Colombo were diverted to other places, the sources told PTI, adding that some 10 glob...

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Palestinian government calls for declaring East Jerusalem capital of Palestine

Palestinian government calls for declaring East Jerusalem capital of Palestine

The 2012 candidate spoke Sunday at a Jewish-Christian Bible study session in Israel's parliament. Israel accuses Hamas of using the protests as a cover to launch attacks against the Gaza-Israel bord...

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Colorado girl attacked by black bear in the middle of the night

Colorado girl attacked by black bear in the middle of the night

Sunday. When the mother went outside, she told CPW officers that a large black bear was dragging the girl. The bear dropped the girl after her mother screamed at it. Colorado Parks and Wildlife offici...

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Militants attack Afghan government building, 4 dead

Militants attack Afghan government building, 4 dead

Inamullah Miakhial, a Nangarhar hospital spokesman, also confirmed the dead toll and said that more than 40 wounded people are undergoing treatment at the hospital. "Worldwide humanitarian law prohibi...

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Firebrand nationalist cleric Sadr leads Iraq election

Firebrand nationalist cleric Sadr leads Iraq election

The rankings could still change, with final results to be announced in a few days. The Shia-led government of Al-Abadi has won praise for the fight against IS militants, and security has vastly impr...

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AT&T Chief Calls Hiring Michael Cohen as Consultant a 'Big Mistake'

AT&T Chief Calls Hiring Michael Cohen as Consultant a 'Big Mistake'

That ranks it among the top spenders inside the Beltway, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. But self-described "fixers" like Cohen who make bad stories go away or help presidents with ...

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One killed 4 injured in Paris knife attack

One killed 4 injured in Paris knife attack

Police officers cordon off the area after a knife attack in central Paris, Saturday May 12, 2018. The attacker, who has not been identified, is reported to have been shot dead by police. "Then I wen...

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Israeli strikes kill 42 in Syria this week

Israeli strikes kill 42 in Syria this week

In strikes near the capital on Wednesday, the Observatory said at least 15 were killed, including eight Iranians. The strikes dramatically ramped up tensions in the region days after US President Do...

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