Journalists warn of cover-up after reporter killed

In October 2017, Daphne Caruana Galizia , a Maltese reporter who specialised in government corruption and money laundering, was killed by a auto bomb near her home. Large groups of people have gathered at Liberty Monument in the city of Ruse, Bulg... More..

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First lady talks Trump, Twitter as she tours the pyramids
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

First lady talks Trump, Twitter as she tours the pyramids

US First Lady Melania Trump walks with her Egyptian counterpart Intissar Amer al-Sisi after arriving at Cairo International Airport. "I have my own voice and my opinions and it's very important for me tha...More..

Finance Minister Asked to Resign in Phone Call to Ramaphosa
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Finance Minister Asked to Resign in Phone Call to Ramaphosa

In a nationally televised address, Ramaphosa said he accepted Nene's resignation because of "errors of judgment" as a result of a controversy surrounding Nene's testimony in an ongoing graft inquiry in South A...More..

Trump Says He Has 'Very Good Relationship' with Rosenstein
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Trump Says He Has 'Very Good Relationship' with Rosenstein

Stop and frisk is a method in which police stop, question and frisk any individual they believe may have committed a crime or who is engaging in suspicious behavior. Chicago police said last week that there hav...More..

Newlyweds, sisters and close friends were killed in New York limo crash
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Newlyweds, sisters and close friends were killed in New York limo crash

All 18 people in the limo, including the driver, were killed, Fiore said Sunday. Amanda, 26, a waitress at a retirement community, was "a very strong and independent person" who didn't like people to do thing...More..

Interpol president reported missing during China trip
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Interpol president reported missing during China trip

The newspaper said that upon landing last week Meng was "taken away" for questioning by what it said were "discipline authorities". The National Supervisory Commission , which handles corruption cases involv...More..

Pak: Shahbaz Sharif held on charges of corruption
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Pak: Shahbaz Sharif held on charges of corruption

Sharif, the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly , was accused by the country's anti-graft body of corruption in the Ashiana Housing case. Shehbaz Sharif, who also heads the main opposition Pa...More..

Missing ex-Interpol chief 'under probe for bribery' - says China ministry
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Missing ex-Interpol chief 'under probe for bribery' - says China ministry

The National Supervisory Commission, the country's top anti-corruption agency, said Meng was being investigated for suspected violation of state law, the South China Morning Post reported . However, Meng's...More..

Murkowski: Kavanaugh not 'right person for the court at this time'
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Murkowski: Kavanaugh not 'right person for the court at this time'

On Friday he voted to advance the nominee, then told reporters that barring any dramatic changes, he will vote yes on Mr Kavanaugh's confirmation. Democratic senators don't want Kavanaugh to be a Supreme Co...More..

Nobel Peace Prize goes to anti-rape activists
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Nobel Peace Prize goes to anti-rape activists

Pompeo has repeatedly refused to discuss details of negotiations, including a USA position on North Korea's demand for a declared end to the Korean War and a proposal from Seoul for such a declaration to be a...More..

92 detained for looting after natural disaster, tsunami in Indonesia
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

92 detained for looting after natural disaster, tsunami in Indonesia

Meanwhile, the authorities have set a tentative deadline of Friday to find anyone still trapped under rubble, at which point a week after this devastating double disaster the chances of finding survivors will d...More..

Collins announces support for Kavanaugh, making chances of confirmation almost certain
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Collins announces support for Kavanaugh, making chances of confirmation almost certain

Topeka police Sgt. Jayme Green said he didn't know of any arrests being made during the protest. Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as US Supreme Court justice on Saturday, the court said, after a deeply divide...More..

Pompeo heads to North Korea for nuclear talks
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Pompeo heads to North Korea for nuclear talks

Pompeo declined to comment on negative signals from North Korea, which have included demands for a lifting of sanctions and complaints about Washington's apparent reluctance to agree to a declaration to end t...More..

Once a Kavanaugh fan, former Justice John Paul Stevens withdraws support
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Once a Kavanaugh fan, former Justice John Paul Stevens withdraws support

Brett Kavanaugh denies sexual assault allegations in testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The incident allegedly took place when they were both in high school. Stevens says that the courts have bee...More..

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib arrested by anti-graft agency
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib arrested by anti-graft agency

Donning orange T-shirts, similar to that used by those detained by the anti-corruption agency, Lokman and about 30 others arrived to show their support for Rosmah, who was arrested earlier today by MACC. Coinci...More..

Mattis cancels China trip after Chinese, US Navy destroyers almost collide
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Mattis cancels China trip after Chinese, US Navy destroyers almost collide

In the past two weeks, the U.S. and China have canceled several high-level military-to-military meetings meant to defuse tensions. The PRC destroyer conducted a series of increasingly aggressive maneuver...More..

More confirmed dead in Indonesia quake tragedy
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

More confirmed dead in Indonesia quake tragedy

Indonesia's disaster response agency warned the death toll could climb higher as the affected area on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is bigger than initially thought. "If you look at the entire warning chain...More..

White House defends Trump after he mocks Kavanaugh sex assault accuser
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

White House defends Trump after he mocks Kavanaugh sex assault accuser

While trying to round up votes on his side, McConnell has also taken sharp aim at Democrats, accusing them of trying to "move the goal posts " on Kavanaugh's confirmation fight by suggesting that Friday would ...More..

Britain’s PM Theresa May dances onto stage
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Britain’s PM Theresa May dances onto stage

Theresa May today danced onto the stage to deliver her make or break speech in a bid to unite Britain and her bitterly divided party. She announced a fresh drive to improve early diagnosis of cancer, pla...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Trump's Mocking Of Blasey Ford Adds Fuel To Kavanaugh Nomination Fire

The report was arriving at a Capitol palpably tense over the political stakes of the nomination fight and from aggressive anti-Kavanaugh protesters who have rattled and reportedly harassed senators. "We will no...More..

Boris Johnson continues renegade campaign to undermine Theresa May’s Brexit plan
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Boris Johnson continues renegade campaign to undermine Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Johnson's speech. The reports quoted party sources as saying they feared having Mr Johnson in Downing Street would damage the party's recent revival in Scotland. Mr Mundell said he had provided a witness stat...More..

Actress Fan Bingbing fined US$70 million for tax evasion
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Actress Fan Bingbing fined US$70 million for tax evasion

The official Xinhua News Agency's announcement on Wednesday ended months of speculation over the fate of the actress since she disappeared from public view in June amid reports she was being investigated for...More..

Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh, wants FBI investigation 'comprehensive'
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh, wants FBI investigation 'comprehensive'

Flake said he would not have been able to reach a deal with Senate Democrats to call for the FBI investigation if he had been running for re-election. The allegations have disrupted Kavanaugh's all-but-ass...More..

Chinese destroyer sails extremely close to United States warship
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Chinese destroyer sails extremely close to United States warship

A Chinese warship sailed within yards of an American destroyer - forcing it to change course - in an "unsafe and unprofessional" encounter as the U.S. The ministry said it strongly urged the U.S. to stop its ...More..

Brett Kavanaugh's attack on Democrats poses risk to Supreme Court
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh's attack on Democrats poses risk to Supreme Court

In speaking to FBI agents, Deborah Ramirez detailed her allegation that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a party in the early 1980s when they were students at Yale University, according to a person familiar ...More..