• Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President
Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President

Annan said he would also Trump that the USA should honour the nuclear agreement, which he called a "good" deal. Visiting Iran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Trump singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups in the Middle East, sending a tough message to Tehran the day after Rouhani won a second presidential ter...

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  • In updated count, NDP lead by 101 votes in Courtenay-Comox
In updated count, NDP lead by 101 votes in Courtenay-Comox

Vancouver-False Creek's Liberal incumbent Sam Sullivan remains ahead with a 542 vote lead over New Democrat Morgane Oger, but with 1,788 ballots left to count the race is far from over. Following the May 9 election, the riding count stood at 43 for the Liberals, 41 for the NDP and three for the Green Party. On Tuesday (May 23), they'll hold a new...

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  • Amid Washington Turmoil, President Trump Embarks On International Trip
Amid Washington Turmoil, President Trump Embarks On International Trip

Rosenstein said in prepared remarks that he stood by his memo, and revealed that that he had discussed with Jeff Sessions the need for new leadership at the Federal Bureau of Investigation last winter, before the Republican senator from Alabama became attorney general, report Politico , U.S.

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  • India launched new military raids into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, says army
India launched new military raids into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, says army

But there is no mention of the time and date of the strike. "The Army is all geared up to counter such threats", he said. Earlier today, the Indian Army formally revealed that it has destroyed Pakistani Army posts in J&K's Naushera sector.

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  • Justin Trudeau surprises Vancouver promgoers with seawall photobomb
Justin Trudeau surprises Vancouver promgoers with seawall photobomb

Here's one prom photo no one will be embarrassed to talk about years from now. This is not the first time Trudeau has appeared in ordinary peoples' photos as prime minister. The students crowded around Trudeau for a group photo that appeared on another student's Instagram feed. Last August, he was casually standing with a surf board, shirtles...

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  • TV leaders' debate dubbed 'worst episode of Take Me Out ever'
TV leaders' debate dubbed 'worst episode of Take Me Out ever'

But there were two notable voices missing as Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn both refused to show up for the debate. Mrs May has said she will not take part in any live debates, and Mr Corbyn has said he will only take part if she does. "You may be too scared to come here tonight", Wood said. Both Farron and Lucas believe people should get the ...

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  • New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders
New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his congratulations to the new South Korean leader. The White House also congratulated Moon, saying it looked forward to working with him to strengthen their longstanding alliance. South Korea's liberals also recognize that the strategic situation has changed significantly since the Kim and early Roh eras, whe...

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  • Asian stocks fall amid concern about future of Donald Trump
Asian stocks fall amid concern about future of Donald Trump

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to follow suit, forecasting a lower open for Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC. In fact, the broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan- MSCI's broadest index reduced by 0.3 percent and Japan's own index Nikkei i.e.

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  • Donald Trump says Australia has a better healthcare system than the US
Donald Trump says Australia has a better healthcare system than the US

Trump's comments came after the House narrowly passed the GOP's bill aimed at repealing and replacing ObamaCare . The version of the American Health Care Act that the House approved has not been evaluated by the Congressional Budget Office , but it is estimated that an earlier version of the bill would raise premiums for older enrollees and...

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  • Rex Tillerson responds to John McCain's criticism
Rex Tillerson responds to John McCain's criticism

Tillerson assured Todd that he has "a great relationship with the president", suggesting that it's specifically because he does "understand what his objectives are". Tillerson acknowledged that sour relations between Russian Federation and the US are "not healthy for the world" or for USA national security, but he was sober in his assessment of the...

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  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman Optimistic About 'Historic' US Summit
Saudi Arabia's King Salman Optimistic About 'Historic' US Summit

And since Trump will be in Riyadh on May 22, when he will hold a meeting with King Salman, to be followed by a meeting with the heads of state of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the US president will grasp the opportunity to take care of other business, such as signing some lucrative arms deals that can keep American arms factories, and thus Am...

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  • Severe storms expected - Weather Alert Day Tuesday
Severe storms expected - Weather Alert Day Tuesday

Tonight: Increasing clouds. Wind: S 10-20; gusty. All of the other counties are under a slight risk for strong to severe storms. The sunny and breezy conditions will allow us to warm up even more so for tomorrow, with highs easily cracking into the mid to upper 80s.

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  • Palestinian film festival opens in Gaza
Palestinian film festival opens in Gaza

The 2006 elections saw a relatively high turnout rate, which sat at 77.6 percent and gave Hamas 74 out of 132 seats in the Palestinian parliament. In Hebron, the West Bank's largest city, posters of candidates filled the city's main buildings.

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  • Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after IS
Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after IS

U.S. Air Force Col. John Dorrian briefs reporters at the Pentagon. Meanwhile, the bulk of the Iraqi force, including the elite, USA -trained Counter-Terrorism Service and federal police units, advanced from the city's southern outskirts. has gradually increased its ground presence in the country. Since the commencement of the Mosul offensive ...

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  • Donald Trump fails to mention Comey sacking at speech to university graduates
Donald Trump fails to mention Comey sacking at speech to university graduates

Liberty University students cheer after hearing "Land of the Free and Home of the Brave" at the Christian school's commencement ceremony in Lynchburg, Virginia, May 13, 2017 . At the time , Trump said that this was a "great honor". Falwell said he would "absolutely not" do anything to students at Liberty if they booed Trump or turned their ba...

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  • Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity
Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

It also reveals which names dropped in popularity. Noah, Liam, William, Mason, James, Benjamin, Jacob, Michael, Elijah, Ethan. The fifth most popular name, Isabella, dominated in 2009 and 2010, around the same time as the peak popularity of the Twilight series and its protagonist Bella Swan .

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  • Chesterfield Royal Hospital hit by NHS cyber attack
Chesterfield Royal Hospital hit by NHS cyber attack

As similar widespread ransomware attacks were reported in Spain, Romania and elsewhere, experts warned that online extortion attempts by hackers are a growing menace. A ransomware attack appears to be spreading around the world, leveraging a hacking tool that may have come from the U.S. National Security Agency. "This was not targeted at the NH...

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  • NATO's Stoltenberg Lauds Merkel's Efforts On Russia
NATO's Stoltenberg Lauds Merkel's Efforts On Russia

American forces have two missions in Afghanistan: training and advising Afghan troops in conjunction with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces and carrying out counterterrorism operations. The West Australian understands Australia has received a request from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for a "small number" of new troops as fears gr...

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  • Trump Ally Roger Stone Says He Won't Testify Privately on Russian Federation
Trump Ally Roger Stone Says He Won't Testify Privately on Russian Federation

Trump tweeted Wednesday that he hasn't spoken to Stone "in a long time", saying CNN's reporting on the matter was "false". The Trump administration can't keep its story straight. This isn't the first time Stone has said he regularly speaks to the President. "Yeah, I think he did", he said. Stone himself is said to be a central figure in the...

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  • Helicopter crew warns paddle-boarders about nearby sharks
Helicopter crew warns paddle-boarders about nearby sharks

The beach is nearby the area now under the shark advisory. Stockbridge noted the earliest the shark warning advisory could be lifted is on Saturday. Fire Department Marine Safety Captain Cameron Abel said there's little cause to worry. "The shark activity was sighted by a surfer, who had a very close encounter with a shark", Camp Pendleton spok...

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  • Trump Declares Electromagnetic Launch Platforms on US Carriers 'No Good'
Trump Declares Electromagnetic Launch Platforms on US Carriers 'No Good'

The system replacing the steam-powered launch and recovery system, however, isn't digital, but electromagnetic. President Donald Trump called for scrapping the Navy's newest system created to launch aircraft from flight decks of its Ford-class carriers, saying it costs too much and is "no good".

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  • Defense secretary tries to calm Turks after arming anti-IS Syrian Kurds
Defense secretary tries to calm Turks after arming anti-IS Syrian Kurds

On Thursday, the U.S. Central Command announced U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish and Arab force, recaptured the strategic Tabqa Dam and its neighboring city, which is located roughly 30 miles west of the ISISI stronghold of Raqqa.

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  • When the Russian foreign minister jokes about former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's firing
When the Russian foreign minister jokes about former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's firing

Trump's meeting with Kislyak came as part of a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who was in Washington to talk to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . Lavrov, who has been Russia's top diplomat for more than a decade, was already due to be in town for the meeting with Tillerson before the Trump meeting was announced.

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  • Palestinians stay on hunger strike despite 'snacking' claims
Palestinians stay on hunger strike despite 'snacking' claims

The protesters handed a memorandum to the UN Representative in Sudan, demanding the worldwide organization to intervene to improve the conditions of the Palestinian prisoners and force Israel to respect the global humanitarian law. His wife, Fadwa Barghouti, said the footage was "fake" and "intended to break the morale of prisoners" after more than...

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  • Philippines, US launch scaled-down military exercises
Philippines, US launch scaled-down military exercises

After this year's launch, the joint military exercise will move to the country's different naval stations in Luzon and the Visayas, including those in Panay, Leyte, Palawan and Samar. Ambassador Sung Kim at the Philippine military's headquarters in metropolitan Manila. "The continuing conduct of this important exercise can be regarded as a testim...

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  • Locals react to President Trump's executive order on religious liberty
Locals react to President Trump's executive order on religious liberty

GJELTEN: Trump's actual order, however, only directed the Justice Department to, quote, "issue guidance interpreting religious liberty protections in federal law". Senior Pastor at Church For All Nations, Mark Cowart, says he's already been speaking freely for the past five years since Pulpit Freedom Sunday. The executive order makes no mention o...

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  • US Senate passes bill to fund government through September
US Senate passes bill to fund government through September

However, the Republicans also need Democratic votes in order to get the spending bill approved . The bill is a top priority for President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., since it embodies a long-standing GOP pledge to annul much of former President Barack Obama's health care law.

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  • Labour faces 'historic' task to win power, Corbyn admits
Labour faces 'historic' task to win power, Corbyn admits

It is hard to see Ukip coming back from this humiliating showing but more importantly it is Labour that finds itself in a bleak position just weeks before a Westminster poll. He told the BBC he wouldn't be calling for Jeremy Corbyn's resignation right now - but if Labour were to suffer a similar defeat nationally on 8 June, the party leader should ...

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  • ASEAN nations nudge closer to South China Sea code of conduct
ASEAN nations nudge closer to South China Sea code of conduct

Speaking to reporters, Duterte said the July 12, 2016 decision of Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Netherlands that favors the Philippines in its petition against China over the escalating sea row is a matter that concerns only the two countries.

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  • Mishra's charge against Kejriwal unbelievable: AAP
Mishra's charge against Kejriwal unbelievable: AAP

Mishra was Water Minister in Delhi government. "Parson maine Satyendra Jain ji ko Rs 2 crore Arvind Kejriwal ji ko dete huye dekha tha". But after seeing the cash I can not keep quiet. "I have also written a letter to the ACB and have sought appointment from them. I exposed Shiela's (Dixit) corruption", Mishra said in a tweet. ALSO READ: AAP In ...

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  • Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport
Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

Israel's intelligence minister hinted that Israeli warplanes struck a suspected Hizbullah weapons depot near Damascus International Airport on April 27. The Israeli Air Force also bombed a nuclear reactor in Syria in 2007, fearing it had a military objective. Explosions were heard miles away from the Damascus airport.

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  • 'Slum pope' and billionaire US president to meet May 24
'Slum pope' and billionaire US president to meet May 24

Trump, while in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, said he plans to gather leaders from across the Muslim world to establish "a new foundation of cooperation and support with our Muslim allies to combat extremism, terrorism and violence and to embrace a more just and hopeful future for young Muslims in their countries".

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  • US test fires ballistic missile from California coastal base
US test fires ballistic missile from California coastal base

This is the second test missile of this type during the week. A couple weeks ago, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un held a military parade, showing off long-range missiles, scuds, and other hardware. Once fielded, it will add capability boosts to U.S. Air Force air superiority and further support coalition efforts downrange. Air Force Global S...

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  • Why Buhari Must Make His Health Status Public - NMA
Why Buhari Must Make His Health Status Public - NMA

The minister told reporters in capital Abuja after the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) that Buhari continues to take a rest from official functions on the advice of his doctors. "It is teamwork. So, President Buhari is working", she added. He said it from day one when he came back from the United Kingdom. It is believed that...

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  • Kerala SSLC exam results 2017 to be out today
Kerala SSLC exam results 2017 to be out today

The Kerala Board conducted the SSLC Exams 2017 from March 8 to March 23, 2017 and the Kerala Higher Secondary Examinations (HSE) 2017 were conducted from March 8 to March 28, 2017. Announcement of results: 4 May 2017. Accordingly it was expected that the Kerala SSLC Class X Results 2017 would also be declared in April last week.

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