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Iran's leader Khamenei says US policy of maximum pressure will fail

Iran's leader Khamenei says US policy of maximum pressure will fail

Trump also contradicted his own remarks. The unequivocal statement came a day after Trump said he was unwilling to meet under a scenario with 'no conditions'. under the current conditions - the U....

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Kamal Haasan: Battle for Tamil will be fiercer than Jallikattu stir

Kamal Haasan: Battle for Tamil will be fiercer than Jallikattu stir

The imposition of Hindi on non-Hindi speakers is against the values enshrined in the constitution. In Karnataka, he asserted Kannada is the principal language and will remain so. "When India became ...

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U.S. Justice Department files lawsuit against Edward Snowden over memoir

U.S. Justice Department files lawsuit against Edward Snowden over memoir

The lawsuit alleges that Snowden published Permanent Record without first submitting the book to the agencies for pre-publication review and also gave public speeches on intelligence-related matte...

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Iran confirms detention of Australians

Iran confirms detention of Australians

Jolie King and Mark Firkin have been identified as the travelling Australian couple detained in Iran, while Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been identified as the third Australian. Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a M...

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Cokie Roberts, legendary journalist and political commentator, dead at 75

Cokie Roberts, legendary journalist and political commentator, dead at 75

She co-wrote a political column for many years with her husband of 53 years, Steven. "We are saddened to hear that Cokie Roberts has passed away ", he wrote. "She asked tough questions and formed...

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Tehran says there will be no Rouhani-Trump meeting at UN

Tehran says there will be no Rouhani-Trump meeting at UN

Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo and other USA officials will be visiting Saudi Arabia to hold talks in the aftermath of the attacks. Trump has a history of accusing media outlets of "fake news...

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UCLA Parent Is Latest to Be Charged in U.S. College Scandal

UCLA Parent Is Latest to Be Charged in U.S. College Scandal

Sui allegedly agreed to pay US$400,000 to William "Rick" Singer to have her son admitted to UCLA under the guise of being a soccer recruit. Another parent involved in the nationwide college admissi...

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PM Modi turns 69, visits Statue of Unity in Gujarat

PM Modi turns 69, visits Statue of Unity in Gujarat

Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan also wished PM Modi on his birthday. Qureshi also reiterated the brutish atrocities carried out in the disputed valley since August 5, when Indian Occupied Kashmi...

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Iran will not hold talks with US

Iran will not hold talks with US

On Monday night, NBC News reported that the attack was launched from within Iran, citing three anonymous sources familiar with American intelligence reports. Even if Saudi Arabia and Iran were headi...

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Green Beret stationed at JBLM killed in Afghanistan

Green Beret stationed at JBLM killed in Afghanistan

This image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy W. Griffin, 40, from Greenbrier, Tenn. Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Griffin was killed by small arms fire during combat operations, accord...

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Russia detains two North Korean vessels after attack in Sea of Japan

Russia detains two North Korean vessels after attack in Sea of Japan

The detained vessels are being taken to Russia's Far East port of Nakhodka, Interfax news agency reported, quoting the FSB. The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the North Korean charge d'affaires...

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RCMP commissioner Lucki says arrested official had access to intelligence from allies

RCMP commissioner Lucki says arrested official had access to intelligence from allies

The country is a member of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing network with the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand. "I think people will understand I can't make any public comments on ...

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Tropical Storm Humberto expected to strengthen

Tropical Storm Humberto expected to strengthen

All interests in Bermuda should pay close attention to Humberto as it appears as if tropical storm conditions will be possible. "Humberto is expected to become a hurricane by tonight", the NHC sai...

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Whistleblower Snowden: I'd love to be granted asylum in France

Whistleblower Snowden: I'd love to be granted asylum in France

I'm not asking for a pardon. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden - who notoriously leaked classified government documents exposing domestic surveillance programs - says he would like to end his e...

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Greta Thunberg and Friday's for Future wins Amnesty's highest human rights award

Greta Thunberg and Friday's for Future wins Amnesty's highest human rights award

Thunberg has been protesting for more than a year for more climate protection. It follows a similar coordinated protest in March that drew many tens of thousands around the world. The Social Dem...

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Donald Trump meeting could result in trade victory for Jacinda Ardern

Donald Trump meeting could result in trade victory for Jacinda Ardern

Mr Trump and Ms Ardern have met informally before and have spoken over the phone but the meeting scheduled for sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in NY would be the first formal sit-down...

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Over Half of Saudi Arabia's Oil Produce Cut After Drone Attacks

Over Half of Saudi Arabia's Oil Produce Cut After Drone Attacks

A top Iranian commander warned on Sunday that Tehran was prepared for an all-out war with the United States and said his country could launch advanced missiles at USA bases and aircraft carriers wit...

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U.S. Soldier, Seven Afghans Killed As Blackouts Hit One-Third Afghanistan

U.S. Soldier, Seven Afghans Killed As Blackouts Hit One-Third Afghanistan

USA troops have already been dropping a historic number of bombs on the Taliban and other terrorists under Trump . But since declaring last week that the peace talks were a casualty of the Taliba...

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Taliban 'seeking support from Russia' to force United States to leave Afghanistan

Taliban 'seeking support from Russia' to force United States to leave Afghanistan

His remarkable tweets caused chaos and confusion in diplomatic circles. "I immediately cancelled the meeting and called off peace negotiations." he said. "The rest of the claims are baseless", spokesm...

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OxyContin drugmaker Purdue files for bankruptcy

OxyContin drugmaker Purdue files for bankruptcy

Well over 400,000 people died of opioid overdoses in that period, while the pharmaceutical companies involved raked in billions of dollars in profits. Purdue's board met Sunday evening to approve th...

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US reaches trade agreements with Japan

US reaches trade agreements with Japan

That accord will not require legislative approval and will likely resemble the provisions of other trade deals such as the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, according to William Reinsch, a former Commerce D...

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Screams in the night in Indian Kashmir

Screams in the night in Indian Kashmir

He said that Pakistan would never start a war . In his statements, he asserted that there was no question of talking to New Delhi after it abrogated Article 370. This region is divided between Pa...

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Cyclist dies after crashing while under attack by swooping magpie

He was airlifted to St George hospital in a critical condition and died in the evening. "A very determined bird". Australia is in the midst of what's known as "magpie swooping season", per 7News, ...

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China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork

China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork

China targeted farm goods, hurting rural areas that supported Trump in the 2016 presidential election. The volatility reflects the enormous uncertainty that has been bothering investors, as the high...

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Iran seizes vessel in Gulf for allegedly smuggling diesel fuel

An official told the Fars news agency that the ship was smuggling 250,000 liters (66,000 USA gallons) of diesel. "The crew have been handed over to legal authorities in the southern Hormozgan province...

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Farooq arrested under four-decade old law enacted by father Sheikh Abdullah

Farooq arrested under four-decade old law enacted by father Sheikh Abdullah

Farooq Abdullah was slapped with the Public Safety Act and could remain under detention for a longer period. India's Supreme Court has released a plea to the Indian central government and to ...

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Hong Kong protesters sing 'God Save the Queen', call for UK support

Hong Kong protesters sing 'God Save the Queen', call for UK support

But the unrest was minor compared with previous weeks where anti-Government protesters attacked Hong Kong's Legislative Council, the Chinese Government's Hong Kong office, and have waged various str...

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Fisherman catches weird 'dinosaur-like' creature with huge eyes

While on the hunt for the rare species, he caught something that almost caused him to jump out of the boat. 'I have never seen anything like it before. Fisherman Oscar Lundahl got the fright of his ...

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Decks collapse atop one another at a home; several injured

Decks collapse atop one another at a home; several injured

The other injured person was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center and remains hospitalized, according to the hospital. Nineteen patients, including three children, were treated and released ...

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Humberto becomes a hurricane

Humberto becomes a hurricane

The NHC dropped the tropical storm watch that was in effect on Friday from the Jupiter Inlet to Flagler-Volusia county line. As of 5 a.m. Sunday, Humberto had maximum sustained winds of 60 miles pe...

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Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh's impeachment

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh's impeachment

President Trump , of course, has come forward to defend Kavanaugh against allegations that the justice exposed himself to unwilling women in college, proclaiming, "He is an innocent man who has been t...

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White House: Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead

White House: Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead

In a statement released by the White House on Saturday morning, President Trump said Hamza, a high-ranking Al Qaeda member, "was killed in a United States counterterrorism operation in the Afghani...

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African leaders eulogise Mugabe at state funeral

African leaders eulogise Mugabe at state funeral

However, this has been postponed until Monday. "Banners at the stadium where Mugabe's body lay in state ahead of the funeral read "Hamba kahle, Gushungo", (go well, Gushungo)", a reference to his cl...

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Iran Says Trump-Rouhani Meeting At UN Not On Agenda

Iran Says Trump-Rouhani Meeting At UN Not On Agenda

A senior White House official has indicated the United States government may release its strategic petroleum reserve, if necessary, following Saturday's attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia . "...

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New York prosecutors subpoena eight years of Trump's tax returns

New York prosecutors subpoena eight years of Trump's tax returns

The person was not authorized to speak publicly and did so on condition of anonymity. In a statement, Mazars says the firm will "respect the legal process and fully comply with its legal obligations...

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