U.S. troops to leave Syria but YPG support to continue

Shanahan, who spoke before Trump's comments on the military, limited his remarks to the Pentagon's cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security on border issues. The US has at least 2,000 troops stationed in the region, where it has also wage... More..

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Taiwan reunification is a must, says Xi Jinping
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Taiwan reunification is a must, says Xi Jinping

In his speech, Xi described unification under a " one country, two systems " approach that would "safeguard the interests and well-being of Taiwanese compatriots". The event was to mark 40 years since China pro...More..

Protests in India after women defy ban on visiting temple
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Protests in India after women defy ban on visiting temple

Protesters blocked several roads and threw stones at law enforcement officials, sparking clashes, said Kumar, the police spokesman, adding that police fired tear gas to quell the violence. Kerala Chief Minister...More..

by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Trump insists an ‘all concrete Wall’ was never abandoned

Democrats have said they intend to vote on legislation to reopen the government on Thursday when the new Congress convenes. "It would be the height of irresponsibility and political cynicism for Senate Repu...More..

Man Opens Fire on Car, Kills 7-Year-Old Girl
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Man Opens Fire on Car, Kills 7-Year-Old Girl

Christopher Cevilla, father of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes , speaks during a news conference, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Houston . The red pickup fled the scene after the shooting . The gunman was described a...More..

Kim Jong-un's new year message to the world
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Kim Jong-un's new year message to the world

The North is subject to multiple sets of United Nations Security Council sanctions over banned nuclear and ballistic missile weapons programmes, which have seen it carry out six atomic tests and launch rocket...More..

Vehicle plows into New Year's revelers in Tokyo
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Vehicle plows into New Year's revelers in Tokyo

They say he is suspected of intentionally trying to kill people by driving the vehicle through the street. NHK footage showed the van with a smashed front and paramedics carrying the injured on stretchers i...More..

Elizabeth Warren makes big move toward a 2020 presidential run
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Elizabeth Warren makes big move toward a 2020 presidential run

The progressive star made the announcement via a four-and-half minute video in which she said, "Corruption is poisoning our democracy". Green, whose group has supported Warren for years while talking up "th...More..

Russian Federation is going to deploy new missile systems in Crimea
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Russian Federation is going to deploy new missile systems in Crimea

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it believes all attempts to doubt the legal status of Crimea and Sevastopol as part of Russia are futile. The tightening of pressure on Ukraine has been con...More..

Russian Federation detains American in Moscow over alleged spying
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Russian Federation detains American in Moscow over alleged spying

Even before the allegations of election meddling, suspected spy incidents have been a frequent feature of U.S. -Russia relations. Russia's FSB state security agency says it has arrested a U.S. Embassy in M...More..

Flights suspended at Hanover airport after man drives vehicle onto runway
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Flights suspended at Hanover airport after man drives vehicle onto runway

The man was quickly arrested and taken into custody. Bomb disposal experts were examining the vehicle, which police described as a routine measure. No one was hurt, Hannover police said. Police said they co...More..

Three dead and dozens missing in Russian apartment block explosion
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Three dead and dozens missing in Russian apartment block explosion

Russian rescuers are searching for people still trapped under the rubble of a city apartment block that partly collapsed in a suspected gas blast, killing at least four, according to the RIA news agency . Ca...More..

Mattis wishes troops 'Merry Christmas' ahead of departure
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Mattis wishes troops 'Merry Christmas' ahead of departure

Although Mattis was expected to make his departure from the administration by the end of February, Trump indicated on Sunday that he would be pushed out early , tweeting Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shana...More..

Relatives of the Guatemalan boy who died in CBP custody speak out
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Relatives of the Guatemalan boy who died in CBP custody speak out

Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to call for a hearing on the treatment of children in border patrol custody , saying the Border Patrol facilities aren't equipped to care for them. McAleenan said the agency was c...More..

Man Suspected of Killing Newman Police Officer Arrested
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Man Suspected of Killing Newman Police Officer Arrested

Gustavo Perez Arriaga was arrested near Bakersfield, about 200 miles southeast of the scene of the shooting. On Friday, heavily armed police officers surrounded the Bakersfield home where they believed Arr...More..

Pelosi Spending Shutdown in Hawaii
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Pelosi Spending Shutdown in Hawaii

The US government partial shutdown was set to stretch deep into next week after legislators failed Thursday to make a breakthrough in the row over Trump's demand for a wall along the southern US border. He then...More..

Bomb kills 3 Vietnamese tourists, guide near Giza pyramids
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Bomb kills 3 Vietnamese tourists, guide near Giza pyramids

This picture taken on December 28, 2018 shows a view of a tourist bus that was attacked in Giza province south of the Egyptian capital Cairo. The bomb went off at about 18:15 (16:45 GMT) on Maryoutiya Stree...More..

Transformer explodes at NY power plant, fills sky with blue light
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Transformer explodes at NY power plant, fills sky with blue light

Around 11 p.m., the airport tweeted power was restored in the temrinals with outgoing and incoming flights resuming. - Residents of northwest Queens reported hearing loud bangs and seeing a very bright blue ...More..

Seoul to stop calling North Korea 'enemy' in defense paper
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Seoul to stop calling North Korea 'enemy' in defense paper

The two sides will conduct additional joint surveys and design work that could take one or two years to complete, the South's Kim Hyun-mee said. Among them were Transport Minister Kim Hyun-mee, Unification Mini...More..

Saudi king appoints new foreign minister in major cabinet reshuffle
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Saudi king appoints new foreign minister in major cabinet reshuffle

Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir was demoted to minister of state for foreign affairs, and replaced by a veteran former finance minister, Ibrahim Al-Assaf, according to a royal decree. Treasury Department for he...More..