U.S. allied Syrian groups form civilian council to run Deir al-Zor

Senior representatives from the US and Russian militaries met in an undisclosed location "somewhere in the Middle East" to discuss the tensions surrounding the anti-ISIS fight in Syria , the AP reports. The website went on to say that Moscow's decis... More..

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China Curbs Oil Product Exports to North Korea, Bans Condensate
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

China Curbs Oil Product Exports to North Korea, Bans Condensate

A CTBTO spokeswoman said Zerbo's remark about a "smaller magnitude" referred to its monitoring of an event in North Korea on September 3 which the agency described as consistent with a man-made explosion but ...More..

China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North Korea
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North Korea

He also saluted China's central bank for what he said was a move to stop its banks from trading with North Korea. Relations between the USA and North Korea has never been exactly friendly , but American pr...More..

Burnette Chapel Church Shooting
by | Monday, September 25, 2017

Burnette Chapel Church Shooting

All were taken to area hospitals. "The majority are older adults", the Nashville Fire Department tweeted. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tennessee. Joe Love lives across the street from the chur...More..

Donald Trump's threat is 'sound of dog barking' - North Korean minister
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Donald Trump's threat is 'sound of dog barking' - North Korean minister

The "quake" occurred at approximately 08:30 GMT (16:29 local time) on Saturday near the Kilju area of North Hamgyeong Province, reports South Korea's Yonhap news agency. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sai...More..

China puts in place United Nations limits on petroleum exports to North Korea
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

China puts in place United Nations limits on petroleum exports to North Korea

The ceilings are stipulated in a resolution approved by the U.N. Security Council this month in response to North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. The Ministry of Commerce said in a ...More..

Tremor detected near North Korean nuclear test site
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Tremor detected near North Korean nuclear test site

The epicentre is roughly the same as that of a previous shallow natural disaster on September 3, which turned out to be caused by a North Korean nuclear test, the official Xinhua news agency said. "He will be t...More..

Protesters ejected, beaten at Turkish President's U.S. speech
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Protesters ejected, beaten at Turkish President's U.S. speech

Video of the incident shows individuals in the crowd interrupting his remarks. Men in suits were also seen striking the protesters. Amos said hotel security attempted to "protect" protestors from the crow...More..

Rouhani at United Nations defends Iran nuclear deal against 'rogue newcomers'
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Rouhani at United Nations defends Iran nuclear deal against 'rogue newcomers'

In Trump's first address to the United Nations , he described Iran as a "corrupt dictatorship" and "rogue state", calling for a nuclear agreement between Tehran and several world powers - including the US ...More..

'Madman' Kim Jong Un 'will be tested like never before'
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

'Madman' Kim Jong Un 'will be tested like never before'

The North accuses the U.S., which has 28,500 troops in South Korea, of planning to invade and regularly threatens to destroy it and its Asian allies. In May, three missile tests took place and one was interce...More..

Analyst says biggest fear is an atmospheric test
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Analyst says biggest fear is an atmospheric test

The Yonhap news agency is reporting Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho made the comments on the sidelines of a United Nations gathering in NY, where he is expected to speak on Saturday (local time ). Trump also pra...More..

China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade

Textiles are one of North Korea's last major sources of foreign revenue following repeated rounds of United Nations sanctions under which Beijing cut off purchases of coal, iron ore, seafood and other goods...More..

'Threat to safety': Uber loses licence to operate in London
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

'Threat to safety': Uber loses licence to operate in London

Furthermore, TfL is concerned with Uber London Limited's use of Greyball , which is the software that Uber uses when identifying or denying its service to certain riders. TfL's ruling is a major blow ...More..

Quake due to
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Quake due to "suspected explosion" detected in N. Korea

Shortly after the statement went public, the North Korean foreign minister said the rogue nation planned to test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific , prompting the angry response from Trump Friday morning. T...More..

Blue Jays noncommittal on dugout netting
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Blue Jays noncommittal on dugout netting

After striking out Martin and Miguel Montero, Tanaka walked pinch hitter Kendrys Morales to load the bases for Goins, the No. 9 hitter. He remained at second base when two batters later Jacoby Ellsbury hit a ...More..

Russian Federation rejects reopening Iran deal talks
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Russian Federation rejects reopening Iran deal talks

Lavrov said that he had asked US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to provide proof that the Kremlin had covertly intervened to support Donald Trump's campaign. If he refuses to do so, it could open the door to ...More..

PM Skerrit: Dominica under state of emergency and curfew
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

PM Skerrit: Dominica under state of emergency and curfew

Maria was the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico, a USA territory, in almost 90 years. Rescuers raced against time to reach trapped residents. "Our efforts have already produced nearly 700 rescues so we're clea...More..

Kenyan President Calls Election Ruling A
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Kenyan President Calls Election Ruling A "Judicial Coup"

Kenyatta said Thursday that finding exonerated him and his regime from any criminal liability. Odinga is demanding staff changes including the removal of Muhati, who the opposition has accused of playing a ke...More..

2 officers shot by man they suspect shot wife first
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

2 officers shot by man they suspect shot wife first

Police arrived at a home on Elm Street around 10:30 a.m. Saturday after receiving reports that a woman was shot. Hartman says the officers, identified as Eric Pesino and Scott Shumway, sustained injuries to t...More..

Getting a NAFTA deal by 2018 is within reach, Canadian officials say
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Getting a NAFTA deal by 2018 is within reach, Canadian officials say

After round two of NAFTA talks saw the USA target Mexican labour standards and now reports of anxiety within the Canadian auto sector over the Americans angling for more US content, Trump's team has made it cle...More..

U.S. bombers fly off North Korea coast to condemn 'reckless' behavior
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

U.S. bombers fly off North Korea coast to condemn 'reckless' behavior

North Korea has launched dozens of missiles this year, several flying over Japan, as it accelerates its program aimed at enabling it to target the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile. It said the operat...More..

Can Angela Merkel hold back Germany's far right?
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Can Angela Merkel hold back Germany's far right?

She's also seen by many as the world's most powerful voice for liberal values and has become something of a foil to Donald Trump's foreign policy pronouncements. And one is the Left Party, which is the successo...More..

Hurricane Maria expected to stay out to sea, away from SC
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Hurricane Maria expected to stay out to sea, away from SC

On Friday , the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Jose was located near latitude 39.7 North, longitude 68.7 West, about 125 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts with maximum sustained winds at 50 mph. The...More..

Uber's license to operate in London won't be renewed
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Uber's license to operate in London won't be renewed

The transport authorities in London on Friday announced its decision to strip Uber of its license from next week, citing its failure to report serious criminal offences, conduct sufficient background checks...More..

Korea Threatens Nuclear Bomb Test Over Pacific Ocean After Trump's UN Speech
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Korea Threatens Nuclear Bomb Test Over Pacific Ocean After Trump's UN Speech

The president's bellicose rhetoric was in turn answered by Kim in a rare personal statement broadcast on state television. You are wrong, dotard is actually a rather apt word for the POTUS and Kim Jon...More..

New Zealand elections: Nationalist party likely kingmaker after hung Parliament
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

New Zealand elections: Nationalist party likely kingmaker after hung Parliament

He thanked rival Jacinda Ardern for a hard-fought campaign, which he said had motivated and engaged more New Zealanders than any campaign he could remember. But another National ally, the Maori party, faced ele...More..

'Situation between USA and North Korea reaches risky level'
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

'Situation between USA and North Korea reaches risky level'

The war of words between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un has escalated in recent days after Trump's comments at the U.N. General Assembly. Speaking to a crowd in Huntsville, Alabama, where Trump ...More..

China to limit oil exports to North Korea
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

China to limit oil exports to North Korea

South Korea's weather agency has stated that it may have been a natural event, Seoul's Yonhap News Agency has said. Trump on Monday said in his speech at the United Nations summit in NY that if the U.S. "Two ...More..

by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Dotard: Kim Jong Un's insult to Trump, explained

Kim characterized Trump's speech to the world body as "unprecedented rude nonsense". Kim said he is "thinking hard" about his response and that he would "tame the mentally deranged U". Kim lashed out after Tr...More..

Rand Paul won't be 'bribed or bullied' on phony Obamacare repeal
by | Saturday, September 23, 2017

Rand Paul won't be 'bribed or bullied' on phony Obamacare repeal

Republicans have until September 30 to pass the bill with only 50 senators' support , plus a deciding vote from Vice President Mike Pence. "I can not in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal"...More..