• USA and Iranian leaders set for showdown at United Nations
USA and Iranian leaders set for showdown at United Nations

The agreement was sealed in 2015 in a signature achievement for then USA president Barack Obama. Yesterday Mr Rouhani said that imposing sanctions on Iran "to prevent us from selling our..." The European Union, along with Russian Federation and China, said in a joint statement that the so-called "Special Purpose Vehicle" will "assist and reas...

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  • BREXIT CLASH: Labour plunged into new confusion over second European Union referendum
BREXIT CLASH: Labour plunged into new confusion over second European Union referendum

And Sir Keir slapped down Mr McDonnell, saying Labour was keeping open the option of a second referendum in which staying in the European Union is an option. The referendum "absolutely must include the right to remain in the EU", he said. It adds: "If the government is confident in negotiating a deal that working people, our economy and communiti...

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  • Kavanaugh protests escalate, over 120 arrested on Capitol Hill
Kavanaugh protests escalate, over 120 arrested on Capitol Hill

Her story comes on the heels of allegations by Christine Blasey Ford , a Northern California professor, who plans to testify Thursday before Congress that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when she was 15 at a party in Maryland, where they grew up.

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  • Russian Federation boosts Syrian air defense after plane shot down
Russian Federation boosts Syrian air defense after plane shot down

Earlier in the war, Russian Federation suspended a supply of S-300, which Israel feared Syria could use against it. Israel has been vocal in its opposition to deployment of the S-300 missile systems in Syria, warning that they would strike the defenses if they were used against Israeli forces.

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  • McCabe says Russian Federation probe could be ‘at risk’
McCabe says Russian Federation probe could be ‘at risk’

Other reports said Rosenstein expected to be fired while NBC News reported Rosenstein said he would not resign and the White House would have to fire him. In the wake of the Times report last week, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California warned the administration against any action against Rosenstein and urged Republicans to check Trump...

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  • Trump says he’ll have second meeting with Kim Jong Un ‘quite soon’
Trump says he’ll have second meeting with Kim Jong Un ‘quite soon’

Trump says it will happen in the "not too distant" future but they will not meet in the same place. According to Suzanne DiMaggio, an expert on North Korea and Iran at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Trump's address to the assembly will be the "polar opposite of what we heard a year ago".

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  • US Proposes To Deny Green Cards For Immigrants Seeking Public Assistance
US Proposes To Deny Green Cards For Immigrants Seeking Public Assistance

USA immigration laws have long contained provisions limiting foreigners who are likely to be dependent on financial aid and therefore a " public charge ". People have 60 day-time to comment on the proposed rule, which will mainly impact legal immigrants as illegal immigrants are not eligible for any government benefits.

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  • Bodies recovered from capsized boat in Tanzania
Bodies recovered from capsized boat in Tanzania

Mkundi said there were 41 known survivors. "He called me and said he was in trouble", Musa told The Citizen . "He had gone with his wife but she has not been found yet". "So we need to console them instead of feeding them with bad words. We can not thank the rescuers enough", Kagame said in a tweet. Photo / AP facebook twitter email linkedin goo...

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  • Vatican ‘signs historic deal with China on bishop appointments’
Vatican ‘signs historic deal with China on bishop appointments’

The above-mentioned Provisional Agreement , which is the fruit of a gradual and reciprocal rapprochement, has been agreed following a long process of careful negotiation and foresees the possibility of periodic reviews of its application. Bishop Guo Xijin of Shanghai, head of an underground diocese, was picked up by government agents in March. I...

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  • China 'outraged' by USA sanctions over Russian weapons buy
China 'outraged' by USA sanctions over Russian weapons buy

China's EDD and its director Li Shangfu became targets after taking delivery over the past year of the jets and missiles from Rosoboronexport, Russia's main arms exporter already on the USA blacklist for its support of Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria.

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  • Congressman's six siblings launch TV ad attacking him and endorsing his rival
Congressman's six siblings launch TV ad attacking him and endorsing his rival

That, though, is what has happened to the Arizona Republican Paul Gosar . They said he was not fighting to strengthen Social Security retirement, nor to improve access to health care in his rural district. The six siblings who chose to appear in the ad are ripping him saying their brother has destroyed the family name. Gosar is also a stro...

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  • Trump defends court nominee as Republican press for confirmation
Trump defends court nominee as Republican press for confirmation

The people who knew me then know that this did not happen, and have said so. Conway said, "I don't think one man's shoulders should bear decades of the #MeToo movement" that has toppled powerful men across industries over the previous year.

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  • Several members of Iran's elite military guard killed in parade gun attack
Several members of Iran's elite military guard killed in parade gun attack

Speaking in NY on Saturday, his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani claimed that USA sanctions were working in Iran and that the coercive measures could lead to a "successful revolution". More generally, the USA is deeply suspicious of Iranian activity in the Middle East - including its influence in Syria and Yemen - and is an ally of Israel and Sa...

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  • Iran says key agents behind Ahvaz 'terror attack' arrested
Iran says key agents behind Ahvaz 'terror attack' arrested

Saturday's assault, one of the worst against the most powerful force of the Islamic Republic, struck a blow at its security establishment at a time when the United States and its Gulf allies are working to isolate Tehran. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iran has blamed on Arab separatists in the country's southwest. But one of ...

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  • Rare 'two-headed' snake spotted in resident's backyard
Rare 'two-headed' snake spotted in resident's backyard

After a resident found the snake, a state herpetologist brought the snake to the Wildlife Center of Virginia on Thursday for an examination. "Snakes operate a good deal by smell, and if one head catches the scent of prey on the other's head, it will attack and try to swallow the second head", National Geographic reported, adding two-head snakes...

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  • Women Walk Out Across The Country In Support Of Kavanaugh's Accusers
Women Walk Out Across The Country In Support Of Kavanaugh's Accusers

He has also denied allegations by a woman who claimed Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both high school teenagers in 1982. US President Donald Trump has chose to stand behind his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh .

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  • Teen rescued after surviving 49 days adrift in Pacific Ocean
Teen rescued after surviving 49 days adrift in Pacific Ocean

He was employed as a lamplighter on a rompong or floating hut 77 miles (125km) out to sea - earning $130 (£99) a month to keep the lamps on the trap lit to attract fish. He only had a limited amount of supplies left, so he caught fish and cooked it by burning the rompong's wooden fences. "He drank by sipping water from his clothes" that were da...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn says Britain 'could well be looking towards a general election'
Jeremy Corbyn says Britain 'could well be looking towards a general election'

The party's leadership was facing increasing pressure to support another vote on the Brexit deal and both Mr Corbyn and deputy leader Tom Watson conceded they would bow to party members if they explicitly backed such a policy. "Jeremy Corbyn is a Brexiteer and always has been", said Chilton of Labour Leave. "There are 5 million Labour Leavers i...

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  • Dallas police officer Amber Guyger fired after fatally shooting neighbor Botham Jean
Dallas police officer Amber Guyger fired after fatally shooting neighbor Botham Jean

Guyger claimed the door was ajar and she was able to open it. But the criminal investigations aren't complete. Jean, a native of Saint Lucia who worked for Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Dallas , was across the room when Guyger said she saw a "large silhouette" before giving verbal commands that were ignored before firing two shots.

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  • Russian Federation to boost Syrian air defence with S-300 system
Russian Federation to boost Syrian air defence with S-300 system

Konashenkov also said the Israeli fighter jets deliberately used the Russian plane to shield them from Syrian air defense missiles after Israel hit targets near the coastal city of Latakia. Israel regularly carries out strikes in Syria against Assad's government, its Lebanese ally Hezbollah and Iranian targets. The Israelis denied the allegatio...

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