• US, Mexico Reach New Trade Agreement
US, Mexico Reach New Trade Agreement

It remain unclear where Monday's announcement leaves Canada . Critics quickly denounced the prospect of cutting Canada out the North American trade pact. Canada must now return, hat in hand, for a deal. Trump has also said this is not the right time to talk to China about trade, but eventually, it will be the right time .

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  • White House flags back up after McCain death
White House flags back up after McCain death

The President also issued no proclamation honoring Senator McCain. "It's outrageous that the White House would mark American hero John McCain's death with a two-sentence tweet, making no mention of his heroic and inspiring life", Joe Chenelly, the executive director of veterans advocacy group AMVETS, said in a statement.

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  • Lewandowski: Michael Cohen 'Very Good' at Intimidating People
Lewandowski: Michael Cohen 'Very Good' at Intimidating People

News reported similar details, which will increase pressure on the president since Cohen spectacularly implicated Trump while testifying under oath this week about making the illegal pre-election hush payments. Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week to campaign finance violations alleging he, Trump and the tabloid were ...

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  • Kerala CM visits relief camps in Chengannur
Kerala CM visits relief camps in Chengannur

Chief Justice Rajendra Menon as well as the puisne Judges of the Delhi High Court have decided to make voluntary contributions to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund created for the Kerala floods relief. India may, however, not be averse to treating some offers as "humanitarian aid or reconstruction plans under other schemes", the peop...

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  • S.Africa lashes Trump over land ‘seizures tweet
S.Africa lashes Trump over land ‘seizures tweet

The state department continued to "encourage a peaceful and transparent public debate about what we consider to be a very important issue and South Africans certainly do as well". "In fact, when it talks about discrimination, it says most of it is directed at blacks and the incidents of racism that it points out are all directed at blacks as well...

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  • Haj 2018: What is the Day of Arafat?
Haj 2018: What is the Day of Arafat?

Nearly 14,000 global and domestic flights have so far transported pilgrims with around 21,000 buses also used. The ultra-conservative kingdom - where religion remains a guiding force amid dramatic social and economic reforms - has mobilised vast resources for the six-day journey, a pillar of Islam.

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  • Kenyans woken up by prayers as Muslims celebrate Eid Al Adha
Kenyans woken up by prayers as Muslims celebrate Eid Al Adha

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared August 21 as a holiday in honor of Eid'l Adha. A Yemeni boy stands among a herd of sheep in a livestock market in the capital Sanaa on August 20, 2018, as people buy provisions in preparation for Eid-ul-Azha celebrations.

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  • Emotional reunions as families separated for decades meet in North Korea
Emotional reunions as families separated for decades meet in North Korea

South Korea sees the separated families as the largest humanitarian issue created by the war, which killed and injured millions and cemented the division of the Korean Peninsula into the North and South. "It's an old, shabby photo so I brought a copied version", she said with tears in her eyes. "I am very glad that I have been selected this ti...

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  • Rescue operations in full swing, Centre declares disaster calamity of severe nature
Rescue operations in full swing, Centre declares disaster calamity of severe nature

Officials from Kerala had called to thank Telangana for its help so far including Rs 25 crore cash , 50 reverse osmosis water purifiers and nutritious food for children . "This shows the sorry state of affairs in the Congress party and I think, it is anti-people". The Muslim festival of Bakrid tomorrow will also be low key.

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  • Cossacks and flowers as Putin dances at Austrian minister's wedding
Cossacks and flowers as Putin dances at Austrian minister's wedding

Germany is seeking a political solution on Syria that would create conditions for refugees to return, though "we're still a long way away from that", Seibert said on Wednesday. The talks, which included Syria, the Ukraine and a Russian gas pipeline, ended later in the day with no clearcut progress. Germany is facing pressure from the United St...

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  • Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM
Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM

In the July 25 elections, Imran Khan's PTI won 116 of the directly contested 272 seats, just 21 short of the halfway mark. Sparking controversy, South African comedian-TV host Trevor Noah in the latest episode of American show "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah", dubbed Imran Khan as Pakistan's Donald Trump.

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  • Donald Trump says will attend November WWI parade in Paris
Donald Trump says will attend November WWI parade in Paris

Rob Manning said in a statement Thursday night. The American Legion said in a statement Thursday that money that will be spent on an upcoming military parade "would be better spent fully funding the Department of Veteran Affairs and giving our troops and their families the best care possible".

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  • Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away
Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

A Hindu nationalist from the Bharatiya Janata Party, Vajpayee had been hospitalised since June with a kidney infection and chest congestion. The key question for mediapersons that day was whether Mr. He surprised many today by joining the procession from the BJP office to the Smriti Sthal , which is located close to the memorials of former pri...

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  • Trump Revokes Security Clearance for Critic and Obama Official John Brennan
Trump Revokes Security Clearance for Critic and Obama Official John Brennan

To cite just one example, Brennan tweeted in March , directing his comments to President Trump: "When the full extent of your venality, moral turpitude, and political corruption becomes known, you will take your rightful place as a disgraced demagogue in the dustbin of history".

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  • Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September
Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

Representatives from the two Korea's meet today at the Panmunjom truce village, as they seek a third leader's summit and push for the United States to begin easing sanctions against the North. South Korean President Moon Jae-in hugs North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in May. Cho addressed the possibility of Pyongyang raising the issue of sanct...

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  • Italy Demands UK Take 140 Illegals Picked up by NGO Boat
Italy Demands UK Take 140 Illegals Picked up by NGO Boat

On Monday, Malta's armed forces said that it rescued 114 migrants from a rubber dinghy taking on water 53 nautical miles south of the Mediterranean island. One of the smugglers' boats, a small wooden craft with 25 migrants, appears to have been at sea for almost 35 hours, the groups said. Since June, Italy's new far-right Interior Minister Matteo...

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  • Kerala Floods | Indian Air Force airlifts a person in flood affected Pathanamthitta
Kerala Floods | Indian Air Force airlifts a person in flood affected Pathanamthitta

Massive landslides in Malappuram killed nine persons, including six of a family. "The situation is bad in many parts of the state and the number [of deaths] will likely increase", said a senior official from the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority.

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  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explains what got Alex Jones suspended
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explains what got Alex Jones suspended

Jones believes that the largest companies in Silicon Valley are conspiring with the Chinese government (Jones calls Chinese technology companies the "Chi-coms") to keep him from spreading the truth. A Twitter spokesman confirmed the account has limited functionality. Dorsey agreed with NBC News anchor Lester Holt when Holt said Jones' remar...

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  • Turkey raises tariffs on some USA goods amid escalating feud
Turkey raises tariffs on some USA goods amid escalating feud

Turkey and Qatar have traditionally maintained good ties and Ankara stood by Doha after Saudi Arabia and other Arab states severed diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar past year, accusing it of financing terrorism, a charge Doha denies.

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  • Trump can't reach NAFTA deal without Canada: Quebec chief negotiator
Trump can't reach NAFTA deal without Canada: Quebec chief negotiator

US President Donald Trump has warned Canada he would tax their auto exports if an agreement can not be reached with Ottawa. United States and Mexican officials will continue to work on bilateral issues before their Canadian counterparts rejoin the discussions on modernizing the 24-year-old trade deal, Guajardo said Friday.

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