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Armenia 79th in RSF's freedom index, down from last year's 74th

Involvement of authorities in the operations of the Croatian Radio Television (HRT) brings into question press freedom and media independence in the country. US...


German FM: Netanyahu cancelation would be regrettable

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini yesterday (27 March) reiterated the EU's commitment to a two-state solution and its opposition to Israel'...


Afghan defense minister, army chief of staff resign over military base attack

McMaster, visited Kabul last week to consult with Nicholson and with Afghan officials. The insurgents succeeded in cutting off the districts of Darqad and Khu...


Canadian PM Responds to Trump's Criticism of Dairy Industry

Trump said last week during a visit to Wisconsin. But the most immediate impact has been on American farmers... The new pricing led to some American dairy p...


UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

Earlier, United Nations and Russian officials warned against an attack by Saudi-led coalition forces on the rebel-held Yemeni port of Hodeidah, the aid lifeline...


Britain's Labour to guarantee EU citizens' rights if wins election

In a speech in London, Labour Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said the largely pro-EU party would not seek to reverse voters' decision to quit the bloc. He said a...


Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

They argued that this contravened Turkish electoral law. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim , speaking on CNN Turk, urged the opposition Wednesday to...


Worldwide rallies commemorate anniversary of the Armenian genocide

President Donald Trump is recalling the death and suffering of more than 1 million Armenians during the final years of the Ottoman Empire, without describing it...


McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect

Stephens fled and Pennsylvania State Police troopers pursued, prompting an officer to ram the auto to disable it. The interview with Cooper came after Godwin'...


US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

The North, which is intent on developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States, defied global pressure Sunday with a...


Jeremy Corbyn raises prospect of scrapping Trident

Expanding on his foreign policy priorities, Mr Corbyn said he supported North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and wanted to boost the UK's conventional armed force...


Partial French official results show Macron, Le Pen in second round

Le Pen's father, Jean-Marie, scored the first breakthrough in the French presidential elections by the National Front, winning a slot in the runoff in the 2002 ...


Trump addresses Paris incident: Looks like a terrorist attack

Also , Fillon has pledged to keep the country under a state of emergency following the shooting of police officers Thursday in Paris . The Socialist and previo...


Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Despite his administration's certification of Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday accused Iran of "not living ...


City of Buffalo is giving out trees to plant

Tree distribution starts at 10:00 a.m.at the Band Shell parking lot along Loiter Way. It takes stewardship to earn the Tree City award. Giving out saplings ...


US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

Pence and President Donald Trump will attend the ASEAN in November, visiting Vietnam and the Philippines, in what is the fiftieth anniversary of the regional or...


French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

UBS also sees Le Pen posing an existential threat to the European Union, particularly in the wake of recent Eurozone problems that have already weakened its sta...


Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron an. The Front National leader's commitment to ending France's membership of the borderless Schengen area, describ...


Tiger Woods to design new golf course in southwest Missouri

Open champion and Missouri native Payne Stewart and will open in 2019. Tiger and his team will also build a short course at Big Cedar Lodge . Tracey Stewar...


Facebook F8: Facebook Messenger revamps business features

All this will help Marcus demonstrate a business model for Messenger, which has more users than Facebook's Instagram but a much more nascent plan. Facebook an...


Obama aide says intel not used to spy on Trump advisers

Pete Hoekstra told Newsmax TV. When asked if Rice, who has denied leaking the names of Trump associates under surveillance by U.S. intelligence agencies, ha...


Russian Federation vetoes United Nations draft resolution on Syria gas attack probe

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson got an unusually hostile reception in Moscow. "As a whole, the administration's stance with regards to Syria remains a m...


Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea

The leaders of the world's two superpowers wrapped up their two-day summit with trade topping the agenda and a mutual understanding on North Korea. The U.S. H...


ISIS leaders among 94 killed in East of Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has described the bombing of Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan as a "very successful mission". "This is the right weapon for th...


Here's what you may have missed in North Korea over the weekend

He went on to say, "President Trump has made it clear that the patience of the United States and our allies in this region has run out, and we want to see chang...


BC NDP promise new tax on foreign speculators

NDP leader John Horgan announced his plan for a $400-a-year tax credit for renters at a campaign stop in Vancouver Wednesday. In regards to claims that peopl...


South Korea test fires 800km-range missile

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster agreed in a telephone call with his South Korean counterpart on the need to proceed with the deployment of the Termin...


Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses

The government and rebels disagreed over the number of gunmen to be evacuated , leaving the buses stuck. A very big auto bomb has impacted an escort of mento...


British woman fatally stabbed by Palestinian in Jerusalem, police say

British news company Sky News has confirmed on Friday afternoon that the victim was indeed a British national. First responders rushed to the site and tried ...


Emma Morano, the World's Oldest Person, Dies at 117

According to her physician, Dr. Carlo Brava, Emma Morano was not particularly encumbered by a lack of mobility, especially for someone her age. Dr Bava, who...


Russian Federation vetoes UNSC resolution condemning Syrian chemical weapon attack

Western powers blame the gas attack, which killed scores of civilians - many of them children - on Assad's forces. But early indications suggest neither side is...


Russia: US attack spurs Syria military solution

Russian Federation blocked a Western-led effort at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to condemn last week's deadly gas attack in Syria and push Moscow's al...


Assad says regime firepower 'not affected' by United States strike

France, Britain and the United States have accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of carrying out the attack that killed at least 87 civilians, including 31...


Trump says USA not going to get involved in Syria

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on the Senate floor Friday that the Trump administration should identify its objectives for "dealing with the Assa...


G7 foreign ministers seek U.S. clarity over Syria

State Department, is meeting for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Seoul plays down possibility of pre-emptive USA strike on North Korea. The...