• Trump and Putin discuss Syria, North Korea in phone call
Trump and Putin discuss Syria, North Korea in phone call

At the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday, Putin hosted Assad for a surprise summit at which the Syrian leader thanked the Kremlin strongman for his military support. In parallel with the UN-backed Geneva process, the Astana talks guaranteed by Russia, Iran and Turkey have led to the establishment of four de-escalation zones in Syria.

Read more

  • Suspect accused of fatally shooting Pennsylvania police officer captured
Suspect accused of fatally shooting Pennsylvania police officer captured

According to Peck, Shaw attempted to make a traffic stop last Friday at around 8 p.m. when the passenger of the vehicle, Holt, fled on foot. State police are offering more than $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Holt.

Read more

  • Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe's war hero turned brutal autocrat
Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe's war hero turned brutal autocrat

Placed under military house arrest amid fears he was positioning his wife to succeed him, and facing impeachment , he at first stunned the country by remaining defiant in a national address. Two days after that, on November 17, Mugabe made his first public appearance since the alleged house arrest. He added that Zanu-PF has been complicit in t...

Read more

  • Egypt's Sisi meets Lebanese PM Hariri in Cairo
Egypt's Sisi meets Lebanese PM Hariri in Cairo

Hariri, a long-time ally of Saudi Arabia, left Lebanon on November 3 and announced his shock resignation from the Saudi capital the next day, accusing Iran and the Hezbollah militant group backed by Tehran of destabilizing his country. "Lebanese politics has always been defined by competition and cooperation between sects", said Faysal Itani, a sen...

Read more

  • Trump on Roy Moore accusations: 'He totally denies it'
Trump on Roy Moore accusations: 'He totally denies it'

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said just the other day that Trump was "troubled" by the allegations of sexual misconduct against minors by Moore. Two have accused him of assault or molestation. He also noted that the allegations came from behaviour alleged to have happened decades ago. Six women have accused Mr Moore of pu...

Read more

  • Trump Is Ending Protection Status For Haitians Displaced By 2010 quake
Trump Is Ending Protection Status For Haitians Displaced By 2010 quake

The problem is that Haiti hasn't recovered much in the past seven years. If TPS is not extended, Haitians sent home will face dire conditions, including lack of housing, inadequate health services and low prospects for employment. "We have 18 months to continue to mobilize, to continue to organize, to make the case to our government", Forry said....

Read more

  • Kenya: Two killed in protests after Supreme court verdict
Kenya: Two killed in protests after Supreme court verdict

In a summary of their judgment, the six-judge bench unanimously decided that the petitions had "no merit" and upheld his win for a second term. In a statement, Odinga said the ruling "did not come as a surprise", nor did it alter his opposition to a government he regards as illegitimate.

Read more

  • Marshawn Lynch's mom issues blistering response to Donald Trump's tweet
Marshawn Lynch's mom issues blistering response to Donald Trump's tweet

Lynch, who returned from retirement to the NFL at the beginning of the 2017 season, rarely gives interviews and has not explained why he sits during the national anthem. Lynch previously wore a shirt that said "Everybody vs. Trump". Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters is ready for a sitdown with President Donald Trump , it appears.

Read more

  • Iraqi Federal Court nullifies 'unconstitutional' Kurdish referendum
Iraqi Federal Court nullifies 'unconstitutional' Kurdish referendum

Iraq's Supreme Federal Court ruled on Monday a September 25 Kurdish independence referendum was unconstitutional and the results void , strengthening Baghdad's hand in a stand-off with the Kurdish region watched closely by neighbouring Turkey and Iran.

Read more

  • Ontario college strike ends after 5 weeks
Ontario college strike ends after 5 weeks

Ontario's college faculty, including 205 full and partial load instructors at Lambton, have been on strike since October 16. This money will not count against students OSAP assessments. Lambton College student Jade Flay is helping organize a class-action lawsuit against Ontario's colleges. "They are very, very anxious over what this will mean to th...

Read more

  • Why, on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, I want to say sorry
Why, on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, I want to say sorry

Many deaths of trans and gender non-conforming people go unreported. "Louis-Police-20170823-0037.html" class="local_link" >transgender people have been killed so far in the United States this year, a number that breaks annual records, according to several advocacy groups in a report released days prior to Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Read more

  • US Border Patrol agent killed while on patrol in Texas
US Border Patrol agent killed while on patrol in Texas

Martinez's partner, whose name hasn't been released , is in serious condition. Martinez, who is from El Paso, had been a border agent since August 2013, the Associated Press reported. "We will, and must, build the Wall!" he tweeted Sunday evening. The region's mountains and the Rio Grande make it a hard area for people to cross illegally into th...

Read more

  • Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror
Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror

North Korea will join Iran, Sudan and Syria on the blacklist. Designation under the above-referenced authorities also implicates other sanctions laws that penalize persons and countries engaging in certain trade with state sponsors. The assassination also derailed "the first meaningful opportunity" for direct contacts between the two governments,...

Read more

  • Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues
Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues

The U.S. government is supporting a request from the government of Argentina for global assistance to the ongoing search for the missing submarine and possible rescue opportunities once the vessel and crew are located. "That is why we are now giving priority to the search for the sunken submarine". The Argentine sub has been missing in the Argenti...

Read more

  • Turkeys arrive in Washington for White House pardon
Turkeys arrive in Washington for White House pardon

The White House announced the news on its Snapchat and Instagram accounts. The National Turkey Foundation is picking up the tab. The White House confirmed to The Hill that the two birds will be staying in the Willard Intercontinental Hotel, where rooms reportedly can cost between $200 to $3,500 per night.

Read more

  • Robert Mugabe faces impeachment as deadline passes
Robert Mugabe faces impeachment as deadline passes

Mugabe fires Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to resolve a succession dispute. Zanu-PF says she will face charges along with several others. ZANU-PF Secretary for Finance Obert Mpofu was nominated to chair the special meeting as all members who constitute the ZANU-PF presidium were absent, with some, including the secretary for administration, I...

Read more

  • European Union foreign chief to meet Suu Kyi
European Union foreign chief to meet Suu Kyi

Prior to the meeting in the capital Dhaka , Kono and other officials from Asia and Europe visited a refugee camp in southern Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar ahead of a scheduled gathering in Myanmar for the annual Asia-Europe foreign ministers' meeting.

Read more

  • Padmavati row: 'Distortion of history not acceptable'
Padmavati row: 'Distortion of history not acceptable'

He said queen Padmavati "is a true reflection of the Indian woman". "The film which has distorted facts about Rajput queen Padmavati and shows or says anything to disrespect her, will not be released in Madhya Pradesh", Mr Chouhan said after holding a meeting with representatives of Rajput community on the issue.

Read more

  • Refocused: Houston Texans 31, Arizona Cardinals 21
Refocused: Houston Texans 31, Arizona Cardinals 21

Four resulted in receptions, going for 38 yards, but the two that didn't result in completions came in the form of a pass breakup and a crucial interception. Peterson, who had been held in check for most of the game, was stopped short of a first down on fourth-and-1, and the Texans scored a touchdown on the very next play to put the game out of r...

Read more

  • AIFF chief Praful Patel leads condolence messages for Dasmunsi
AIFF chief Praful Patel leads condolence messages for Dasmunsi

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi have all condoled the demise of Dasmunsi. The former Union minister had suffered a stroke in 2008 and was hospitalised since then. He was a member of 14th Lok Sabha and represented the Raiganj Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal. IM Vijayan (former...

Read more