• No deal Brexit would be catastrophic for United Kingdom economy - Philip Hammond
No deal Brexit would be catastrophic for United Kingdom economy - Philip Hammond

Parliament may hold a series of votes this week to determine what Brexit proposals, if any, could command majority support. Finance Minister Philip Hammond said that a change of prime minister at this stage would not help to break the Brexit impasse.

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  • Five things we've learned about the Mueller report
Five things we've learned about the Mueller report

Mueller's investigation brought charges against 34 people, including Russian agents and former key allies of Trump, such as campaign chairman Paul Manafort , former security adviser Mike Flynn and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen. The Russia allegations had cast a shadow over Mr Trump's presidency and his chances of re-election in 2020. "And ...

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  • Turkey president says to file issue of Golan Heights to UN
Turkey president says to file issue of Golan Heights to UN

It also set them firmly against a peace plan Washington says it will present after the Israeli ballot. According to the UN Charter Israel's seizure of the Golan violates the principle that acquisition of territory by force is illegal while the colonisation of occupied territory is branded illegal by the Fourth Geneva Convention.

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  • Seven wounded near Tel Aviv in long-range Gaza rocket attack
Seven wounded near Tel Aviv in long-range Gaza rocket attack

The Hamas militant group, which controls Gaza , and Israeli military officials later said those rockets had been launched "by mistake". The sounds of air raid sirens jolted residents of the Sharon area, northeast of Tel Aviv , from their sleep shortly after 5 a.m., sending them scurrying to bomb shelters.

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  • Christchurch attack: New Zealand's Ardern orders top-level inquiry
Christchurch attack: New Zealand's Ardern orders top-level inquiry

Talks would include discussions around an upgrade to the free trade agreement between the two countries as well as other issues, she said. "It will inquire into the individual and his activities before the terrorist attack, including, of course, a look at agencies".

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  • How Mueller Gave Trump a Rare Political Win
How Mueller Gave Trump a Rare Political Win

Legally, the attorney general is under no obligation to release the report publicly, but during his confirmation hearings before senators Mr Barr vowed to release as much as he could. Many of Trump's opponents accused him of obstructing the Russian Federation probe when he fired FBI Director James Comey in May 2017. Barr, nominated to his job by ...

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  • Who is Venezuela's legitimate leader? | UpFront (Arena)
Who is Venezuela's legitimate leader? | UpFront (Arena)

The treasury said regime insiders have transformed those institutions into vehicles to move funds overseas in an effort to prop up Maduro. The IMF and World Bank have not decided on whether to officially recognize Guaido as head of state.

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  • Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The names of the deceased are being withheld until 24 hours after next of kin are notified. The statement did not specify the location of the combat or say who the soldiers were fighting. A smaller number of US troops operate in Afghanistan under a counter-terrorism mission. The deaths are the latest casualties to hit the worldwide coalition am...

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  • 2 kin of Christchurch victims die after killings
2 kin of Christchurch victims die after killings

In fact nothing proves the extent to which the New Zealand PM considers last week's atrocity as a personal tragedy than the special memorial she joined the country's Muslim organisations to arrange yesterday in honour of the slain victims of last Friday's shooting.

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  • Cindy McCain Shares Hateful Facebook Message From Stranger Targeting Late Husband, Daughter
Cindy McCain Shares Hateful Facebook Message From Stranger Targeting Late Husband, Daughter

Addressing reporters in the Oval Office Tuesday, President Trump continued his critique on McCain, saying he was "never a fan" of the senator and "never will be". He added , "I have to be honest, I never liked him much". Trump has engaged in days of attacks against McCain, with whom he had a contentious relationship.

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  • Backed force denies report of final ISIS defeat
Backed force denies report of final ISIS defeat

The US president has signalled the group's imminent demise on several previous occasions, although IS has yet to wave the white flag of surrender. Reports surfaced in February of demoralized ISIS fighters complaining that "caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was nowhere to be found when the final battle was joined.

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  • Fugitive diamond magnate Nirav Modi arrested
Fugitive diamond magnate Nirav Modi arrested

This month, Britain's Daily Telegraph said it had tracked him down to a luxury apartment in London's Centre Point tower. A demonstrator holds an effigy depicting billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi during a protest in Kolkata , India , February 18, 2018.

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  • Time for USA to recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights
Time for USA to recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump has abruptly declared the USA will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a major shift in American policy that gives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a political boost a month before what is expected to be a close election.

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  • Pompeo Says Hizbullah Impeding Dreams of Lebanese, Stealing State's Funds
Pompeo Says Hizbullah Impeding Dreams of Lebanese, Stealing State's Funds

Any such move would break with UN Security Council resolutions and with more than half a century of United States foreign policy, which treated the Golan as occupied territory whose future would be negotiated in talks with Syria on a comprehensive peace.

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  • Boeing to release software update, pilot training for 737 MAX soon
Boeing to release software update, pilot training for 737 MAX soon

The FAA finds itself in the hot seat, especially over its decision to certify the 737 MAX without demanding additional training. The aircraft have been temporarily grounded or banned from airspace around the world. Last Friday (March.15), two industry sources, said that the update should be ready in about 10 days, according to Reuters . Boeing...

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  • Kushner Used Private Email To Conduct Official Business, House Committee Says
Kushner Used Private Email To Conduct Official Business, House Committee Says

Jared Kushner's attorney told the House Committee on Oversight and Reform that Kushner uses private messaging applications and personal email to communicate about official White House matters, the committee wrote in a letter to White House Counsel Pat Cipollone on Thursday.

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  • Judge to Release Info on FBI Raid of Trump's Former Lawyer
Judge to Release Info on FBI Raid of Trump's Former Lawyer

In them, officials in the Southern District of NY laid out their suspicions about Cohen , how they planned to investigate and why those warrants were needed. Information related to the ongoing Russian Federation probe was also redacted, which is something Cohen himself declined to speak about during a congressional testimony in February.

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  • Romney responds to Trump’s disparaging of the late Sen. McCain
Romney responds to Trump’s disparaging of the late Sen. McCain

US President Donald Trump says he was "never a fan" of John McCain . Earlier, Meghan McCain shared a cartoon on her official Instagram account showing the military medals of her father under the heading " John McCain " side-by-side with drawings of pacifiers under the heading " Donald Trump ".

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  • Trump accepts Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights
Trump accepts Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

A senior administration official said the president had been discussing his Golan move over the last few days with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, White House national security adviser John Bolton, senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt and US ambassador to Israel David Friedman.

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  • Cindy McCain posts stranger's hateful message about John McCain and their daughter
Cindy McCain posts stranger's hateful message about John McCain and their daughter

President Donald Trump has arrived in OH to tour an Army tank plant and raise money for his re-election campaign. "I've gotta agree that it's pretty ungrateful of John McCain not to have thanked Trump for his funeral yet", Jerry Dunleavy wrote sarcastically.

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