New Zealand police find body believed to be British backpacker Grace Millane

She had been in contact with her family almost every day until December 1, the day before her birthday. The body had not yet been formally identified, but it was believed to be that of Millane, Beard said. "At this stage we are not able to confirm ... More..

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Pakistan PM Tells US: We're Not Your 'Hired Gun' Anymore
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Pakistan PM Tells US: We're Not Your 'Hired Gun' Anymore

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Miftah Ismail Saturday praised Prime Minister Imran Khan for his response to US President Donald Trump's statement about Pakistan. Pakistan had nothing to do with 9...More..

Trump to name Milley new Joint Chiefs chairman
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Trump to name Milley new Joint Chiefs chairman

The Joint Chiefs of Staff serve as the executive branch's top military advisers. US officials say President Donald Trump will nominate the Army chief of staff, Gen. A year ago he admonished the House Armed...More..

Cabinet shake-up: Trump picks attorney general, United Nations envoy
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Cabinet shake-up: Trump picks attorney general, United Nations envoy

Nauert, who Trump praised as being "very talented" and "very smart", would replace Ambassador Nikki Haley who has been a vocal advocate for United States foreign policy and Israel at the UN. "Ambassador Haley...More..

Iran’s FM: Terror Attack in Chabahar Not to Go Unpunished
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Iran’s FM: Terror Attack in Chabahar Not to Go Unpunished

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif blamed "foreign-backed terrorists" for the attack. Chabahar Port, which is being developed with funding from India , has been described as India's "golden gateway" that w...More..

Trump expected to pick Heather Nauert for United Nations ambassador
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Trump expected to pick Heather Nauert for United Nations ambassador

Nauert's foreign policy experience is limited to her year-and-a-half tenure as State Department Spokesperson, plus half a year as the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, plus one-e...More..

Trump says hopes to meet N.Korea's Kim in January or February
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Trump says hopes to meet N.Korea's Kim in January or February

North Korea is seeking security guarantees from the US and relief from worldwide sanctions. The incident did not trigger any gunfire, unlike a year ago when a North Korean soldier ran across under a hail of ...More..

Search, rescue underway for two Marine Corps aircraft
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Search, rescue underway for two Marine Corps aircraft

The Marine Corps said Japanese search-and-rescue aircraft immediately responded to aid in recovery efforts. It's unclear if U.S. military officials are assisting with the search. The planes involved were an F...More..

Khashoggi murder: Turkey orders arrest of senior Saudi officials
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Khashoggi murder: Turkey orders arrest of senior Saudi officials

Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, another lead sponsor of the legislation, told reporters after the Haspel briefing that he might try to get it passed as an amendment to a must-pass spending bill if the Senate d...More..

Did Trump cross a line with his tweet about Roger Stone?
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Did Trump cross a line with his tweet about Roger Stone?

He said he had not been contacted by Robert Mueller , the special prosecutor investigating possible collusion or coordination between Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation. Rep. Adam Schiff said Sund...More..

In photo, Bush's service dog honors the late president
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

In photo, Bush's service dog honors the late president

They stood in front of the casket with their eyes closed for a few moments, before Trump saluted the casket . The Trump White House has accommodated all the Bush family's requests for the state funeral . ...More..

What's Next for the UK If Parliament Shoots Down the Brexit Deal?
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

What's Next for the UK If Parliament Shoots Down the Brexit Deal?

Following the vote of contempt on Tuesday, parliament leader Andrea Leadsom said the government would publish the full legal advice on Wednesday. Only hours before the vote, Mrs May had told Cabinet that "c...More..

Syria confirms Israel behind overnight missile attack
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Syria confirms Israel behind overnight missile attack

Israeli press reports meanwhile highlighted that an Iranian plane flew from Tehran to Beirut, allegedly carrying weapons for Hezbollah. State TV reported that Syrian air force fired anti-air missiles in res...More..

6 magnitude natural disaster rocks Anchorage, tsunami warning issued for southern Alaska
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

6 magnitude natural disaster rocks Anchorage, tsunami warning issued for southern Alaska

As of midday Saturday, there had been no serious earthquake-related injuries reported, and crews were working to set up detours around some heavily damaged roads, officials said. Strong earthquakes are not unco...More..

Ex-Dallas Police Officer Charged with Murder
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Ex-Dallas Police Officer Charged with Murder

Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson on Friday thanked and praised the grand jury for the "diligence they have given to this case". Although she was arrested for manslaughter, the grand jury had the ...More..

Israeli police recommend PM Netanyahu be charged with bribery
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Israeli police recommend PM Netanyahu be charged with bribery

The irony of that evening meeting in December 2016 must haunt the suspects named in the police recommendations on Sunday, including Netanyahu and his wife Sara , and Elovitch and wife Iris. The prime minister ...More..

Xi ceasefire isn’t enough to resolve their deep divisions
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Xi ceasefire isn’t enough to resolve their deep divisions

According to a statement issued by the White House , President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a "highly successful meeting" during the sidelines of the G20 summit in the Argentinian ca...More..

by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

NYPD looking to return engagement ring found in Times Square

The emergency services were unable to find it and the would-be bride and groom gave up. It fell about 2.4 metres, police said. The woman is blond, and the man is brown-haired and bearded and wearing a gray ...More..

Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure

Russia accused the Ukrainian vessels of violating Russian territorial waters, a charge Ukraine has denied. Pompeo said Trump made this decision to " tell the Russians return the sailors , return the Ukrani...More..

Merkel’s plane makes emergency stop, tech issues reported
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Merkel’s plane makes emergency stop, tech issues reported

Merkel was en route Thursday night on an air force plane, but turned around over the Netherlands after the captain reported a technical problem. The Airbus A340 government aircraft is named Konrad Adenauer...More..

Trump claims win as US, Mexico, Canada sign new trade deal
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Trump claims win as US, Mexico, Canada sign new trade deal

He signed the agreement with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a ceremony on the margins of a Group of 20 summit in Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires . Th...More..

Trump Sees a Meeting With North Korea's Kim as Soon as January
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Trump Sees a Meeting With North Korea's Kim as Soon as January

For the first time since the recent elimination of border guards on the divided peninsula, a North Korean soldier has fled to the south. U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he thinks he will next meet...More..

Erdogan, Trump meet on G20 sidelines in Argentina
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Erdogan, Trump meet on G20 sidelines in Argentina

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed on Saturday that the United States would continue supporting Saudi Arabia's military campaign in Yemen, despite rising outrage over the kingdom. "We have never seen this as ...More..

‘They are criminals!’ Tijuana mayor threatens to sue migrant caravan organizers
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

‘They are criminals!’ Tijuana mayor threatens to sue migrant caravan organizers

US authorities are working on a new system to better record evidence if similar circumstances arise in the future, the official said . The mayor, who supports the deportation of violent migrants, once again ca...More..

Former US president George HW Bush dead at 94
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Former US president George HW Bush dead at 94

Former US President George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94 , his son George W Bush has announced. He is survived by his five children, 17 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and two siblings. "Our ...More..