Filipino authorities say foreigners are among Islamist fighters on Mindanao island

He said some civilians refused to evacuate because they want to guard their homes, slowing down the government operations. "But that's fine as long as civilians are not hurt", Padilla said. "We can not just pinpoint the particular spot". A police... More..

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by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

Nevertheless, the Palestinian Authority claims the Temple Mount, where the Western Wall is located, and that Jerusalem is the capital of the nascent Palestinian state. Israeli officials have sought to draw ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Russian Officials Targeted Top Trump Advisers Last Summer, Say U.S

The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would subpoena two of Flynn's businesses after he declined to hand over documents in its separate Russian Federation probe. But the Int...More..

Ariana Grande cancels upcoming shows on her tour
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ariana Grande cancels upcoming shows on her tour

Also in custody is Abedi's father, who was detained in Libya , and two of Abedi's brothers, one in Libya and another in the United Kingdom . Tripoli - Libya has arrested a brother and the father of the ...More..

1 killed, dozens injured in caste violence in northern India
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

1 killed, dozens injured in caste violence in northern India

She also alleged that the administration was hand in glove with BJP and RSS leaders. Violence erupted when an angry mob, carrying swords and guns, attacked a vehicle filled with BSP supporters from Sarsaw...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

Trump wrapped up a historic two-day visit to Israel and the West Bank on Tuesday, meeting Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem where he reaffirmed his commitment "to try to reach...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Duterte off to Russian Federation for 4-day state visit

The trip sends "a strong message of the Philippines' commitment to seek new partnerships and strengthen relations with nontraditional partners" such as Russia , Natividad said. "There was no language or even t...More..

South African hunter dies after Zimbabwe elephant trampling
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

South African hunter dies after Zimbabwe elephant trampling

South African hunter Theunis Botha was crushed to death by an elephant. As the elephant collapsed after being shot, it fell on Botha, crushing him to death. He is survived by his wife and five children. Sim...More..

Trump praises Sisi, says he will visit Egypt soon
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump praises Sisi, says he will visit Egypt soon

US President Donald Trump told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the Saudi capital on Sunday that he would soon visit Egypt, as the two leaders spoke at a Riyadh-sponsored summit. In his first meeting ...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump lands in Israel: What to watch

Furthermore, Trump's strong opening moves in his relationship with the Sunni Arab states, including a warm visit with Egypt's el-Sisi in Washington and a first stop in Saudi Arabia on the upcoming trip, hold ou...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

´Dozens hurt´ as Palestinians clash with Israeli forces

The organization also reiterated its concern over, " more than 6,500 Palestinian civilians, including 300 children and 65 women, now imprisoned by Israel, among them almost 500 held in administrative detention...More..

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

Macron has promised that half of those candidates will be new to elected politics. Some of Mr Macron's backers welcomed the move while others expressed hostility to Mr Valls and suggested that he might suffer...More..

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

In honor of National Police Week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day, the Auburn Police Division, Opelika Police Department and Lee County Sheriff's Office held the ceremony Tuesday at Opelika Municipal ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Irish leader Enda Kenny stepping down as head of his party

As it stands, Minister for Housing Simon Coveney and Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar are deemed to be the two front-runners. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Donald Trump Threatens James Comey, Implies He Taped Conversations

Only 15 percent of respondents said they preferred that the GOP-controlled Congress handle the investigation, which would also look into alleged links between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, while ...More..

Ivory Coast soldiers begin receiving bonuses: mutiny spokesman
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Ivory Coast soldiers begin receiving bonuses: mutiny spokesman

The 8,400 mutineers, majority former rebels, who said they were promised bonuses for fighting to bring Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara to power, received 5 million CFA francs ($8400) each to end t...More..

Liberals Yell 'Shame' at GOP Rep. for Talking About His Dead Daughter
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Liberals Yell 'Shame' at GOP Rep. for Talking About His Dead Daughter

Then MacArthur introduced himself, beginning to tell the story he often shares of his daughter who was born with special needs and died when she was 11 years old. Constituents quizzed MacArthur about the Russia...More..

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Register to vote ahead of election
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Register to vote ahead of election

So I would like to ask Journal readers to make sure they are registered to vote in the election before Monday. South Somerset district councillor Jo Roundell Greene is the Liberal Democrat candidate, hoping t...More..

Tillerson: Trump weighs embassy move impact on Mideast peace
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tillerson: Trump weighs embassy move impact on Mideast peace

The Israeli prime minister's office said it is seeking clarifications from Trump after an American official said the Western Wall is part of the West Bank. He said Trump's decision would be informed by feedba...More..

North Korea Says It Launched Missile That Can Carry Nuclear Warhead
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

North Korea Says It Launched Missile That Can Carry Nuclear Warhead

KCNA said the test "proved to the full" the missile's capabilities, including guidance and stabilisation systems, its engine performance in flight, and "the homing feature of the warhead under the worst re-entr...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

General election: Tory victory 'will not strengthen May's Brexit hand'

Theresa May has been accused of "political opportunism" by the European Parliament's Brexit negotiator who denied the election would strengthen her hand in negotiations. Labour said it will vote in favour of a...More..

Dems convinced health bill jeopardizes GOP's monopoly in DC
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Dems convinced health bill jeopardizes GOP's monopoly in DC

The House bill has Americans in an uproar over its negative aspects, such as older people facing higher costs and 14 million people losing their insurance in the first year. Kim raised more than US$43,000 [NZ$6...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

Expanding cooperation in production capacity is an important vehicle for promoting the Belt and Road Initiative, Ning said. Apart from free trade, the plan would provide opportunities for peace and inclusiven...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Abbas warns of painful steps against Palestinian rival Hamas

Others around the world whose territories are occupied - but whose cases are seldom raised at the United Nations - include Kurds in south-eastern Turkey, the people of Tibet and Uighurs in Xinjiang in western C...More..

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

The Syrian Kurdish group labeled a terror organization by Turkey is hailing the USA decision to arm it with heavy weapons to fight the Islamic State group. counterpart Donald Trump in their first face-to-fa...More..

North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns

The U.S. and South Korea Launch Operation Max Thunder Thu, April 20, 2017 The US and South Korea kicked off a big exercise just as North Korea threatens "thermonuclear war". Mr. Coats told the panel: "We asses...More..

Senate Intelligence Panel Subpoenas Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Senate Intelligence Panel Subpoenas Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election, formally subpoenaed former national security advi...More..

Delhi HC clears decks for IT assessment into National Herald case
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Delhi HC clears decks for IT assessment into National Herald case

The High Court also said that the company can not be arrogant and will have to submit their documents to the Income Tax department, a report on CNN News18 said. After the court refused to stay the I-T proceed...More..

BSP expels Nasimuddin Siddiqui, son from party
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

BSP expels Nasimuddin Siddiqui, son from party

As for Siddiqui's charge that Mayawati used derogatory language against the Muslims, she said she had always respected the minorities and his claims were a "bundle of lies". Siddiqui himself did not give detail...More..

Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final

Deschamps though, who handed Mbappe his France debut earlier this season, believes moving in the summer would be the wrong step for the striker. But the clearance fell invitingly for Alves 25 yards out and th...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

The ACLU Issued a Warning for People Traveling to Texas

The new law allows officers to ask people about their immigration status during routine stops. Reuters reported that the measure also allows police to ask people about their immigration status during a lawful...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Syrian Kurdish official praises US decision to provide arms

In a surprise announcement, the Pentagon had said Trump had authorised the arming of Kurdish fighters within the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) "to ensure a clear victory over ISIS in Raqa". Defense Secretary J...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Prince Philip, 95, To Retire From All Royal Duties

One of the officials said household meetings are called from time to time. "This is not a decision taken for medical reasons". The former naval officer's devotion to duty and the Queen has endeared him to t...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

British PM May's Conservatives open up record lead: ICM poll

But even if everyone who voted independent on Thursday would have voted SNP in a general election (a highly improbable supposition in itself), that clearly can not account for all of the difference between the ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

North Korea: US senator has "lost basic judgment and body hair"

In the past few weeks two U.S. citizens working at PUST – North Koreas only privately run University – have been detained. According to the spokesperson, South Korea then infiltrated the "human scum" into N...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

The country's GDP grew at an annual rate of 0.7 percent in the first quarter - the slowest rate since the first quarter of 2014. The Fed noted the employment market continues to strengthen "even as growth in ...More..

SP lost elections due to its own follies: Mulayam
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

SP lost elections due to its own follies: Mulayam

Shivpal had announced his "secular morcha" plan, Mr. Akhilesh had warned that he knew how to identify "asteen ka saanp (snake hiding under the sleeves)". "In order to restore his (Mulayam) lost dignity and to b...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Some rivers receding, but Mississippi River remains high

Downpours that dumped up to a foot of rain in parts of the nation'. While precipitation was light and spotty throughout the day Wednesday, NWS was anticipating the coverage and intensity of the rain to increa...More..

China Launches First Domestically built Aircraft Carrier
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

China Launches First Domestically built Aircraft Carrier

The aircraft carrier program lies at the heart of China's effort to build a " blue water " navy capable of projecting power beyond the country's coast and protecting increasingly far-flung interests. The China...More..

China Launches First Domestically built Aircraft Carrier
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

China Launches First Domestically built Aircraft Carrier

The aircraft carrier program lies at the heart of China's effort to build a " blue water " navy capable of projecting power beyond the country's coast and protecting increasingly far-flung interests. The China...More..