• Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria
Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

This undated photo issued by the Metropolitan Police shows Shamima Begum. Ms Begum was one of three schoolgirls from Bethnal Green Academy who left the United Kingdom in February 2015. The pregnant Isis bride Shamima Begum has pleaded to be allowed to keep her baby if she returns to Britain. "The welfare of Shamima's unborn baby is of paramou...

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  • Sailor from World War II kissing photo dies at age 95
Sailor from World War II kissing photo dies at age 95

When the photo was published, there was no caption identifying the pair, but it immediately became one of the most memorable photos of the era. The photograph was captured by Alfred Eisenstadt and later published in Life magazine . Mendonsa, 22 at the time , said he was overwhelmed with emotion upon hearing news of Japan's surrender - "For Chriss...

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  • Pakistan urges United Nations to intervene over Kashmir tension with India
Pakistan urges United Nations to intervene over Kashmir tension with India

Pakistan's foreign minister appealed to the U.N. Secretary General on Tuesday to help ease tension with India that has escalated sharply following a suicide bomb attack in the Indian part of disputed Kashmir, that India blamed on Pakistan.

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  • Tensions Rise in Kashmir as 7 Killed in Gunfight
Tensions Rise in Kashmir as 7 Killed in Gunfight

The Punjab CM said that India can not be held ransom just because Pakistan has nuclear weapons. India accuses Pakistan for harboring the group. Over the weekend, India raised duties on all goods imported from Pakistan as a retaliatory measure.

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  • May Asks EU to Help Save Brexit as Ministers Revolt Over No
May Asks EU to Help Save Brexit as Ministers Revolt Over No

She will meet European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, and revealed plans to speak to the leaders of every EU member state over the coming days. However there appeared to be little enthusiasm for the proposals - meant to replace the backstop with a basic free trade deal combined with technological solutions to avoid the need for physical ...

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  • Kim Jong Un To Arrive In Vietnam Ahead Of Donald Trump Summit
Kim Jong Un To Arrive In Vietnam Ahead Of Donald Trump Summit

Kim Chang-son (second from left), North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's de facto chief of staff, leave a hotel in Hanoi , Vietnam on Sunday. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be touring Vietnam ahead of his second summit with U.S. "He didn't even know what he got it for", Trump said. Trump has given himself credit for averting a "major war" ...

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  • Alec Baldwin, on 'SNL,' Trashes Trump for National Emergency
Alec Baldwin, on 'SNL,' Trashes Trump for National Emergency

When a reporter at Friday's event raised the question of whether the move violates the Constitution, Trump said, "I expect the courts to determine that". Very unfair and should be looked into. The actor once again led the show's cold open , mocking Trump's meandering Rose Garden address: "We need wall, okay?" On Sunday morning, Trump ding...

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  • Trump to say Venezuela's move to democracy is 'irreversible'
Trump to say Venezuela's move to democracy is 'irreversible'

The Feb. 23 deadline sets the stage for a showdown with Maduro, who has said the aid is not needed. "There are certain lines and Maduro knows what they are", Rubio, a senator from Florida seen as an influential voice on Venezuela policy in Washington, said.

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  • British MPs term Facebook 'digital gangsters' in scathing report
British MPs term Facebook 'digital gangsters' in scathing report

Evidence uncovered by my committee shows he still has questions to answer yet he's continued to duck them, refusing to respond to our invitations directly or sending representatives who don't have the right information . That means making the tech companies legally liable for "harmful and illegal content" on their platforms, with "large fines" for...

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  • Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned
Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned

A forklift operator. He was able to buy the Smith and Wesson.40-caliber handgun he used in the attack because an initial background check didn't catch that he had a prior felony conviction in MS, the chief said . "We're asking people who already have done something wrong, to do something right". He should have been barred from owning a handgun b...

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  • Ex-FBI official: Trump's firing of FBI head Comey triggered probe
Ex-FBI official: Trump's firing of FBI head Comey triggered probe

Pelley said that McCabe described panic at Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters after Comey's firing, as " the highest levels of American law enforcement were trying to figure out what to do with the president ". Trump has accused McCabe of lying and of being biased against him. "The OIG also concluded that McCabe's disclosure of...

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  • Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russian Federation probe
Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russian Federation probe

The deputy attorney general was expected to leave the Justice Department after the confirmation of Attorney General William Barr. I promise your viewers the following: "that we will have a hearing about who's telling the truth, what actually happened".

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  • Trump claims Abe endorsed him for Nobel Peace Prize
Trump claims Abe endorsed him for Nobel Peace Prize

Trump said early exchanges with Kim were filled with "fire and fury", but since their first meeting a year ago in Singapore, the two have established a good relationship. Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen global diplomacy and cooperation between people" in 2009 . He didn't know what he got it for.

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  • Last ISIS Holdout on Verge of Defeat in East Syria
Last ISIS Holdout on Verge of Defeat in East Syria

At the base in this small village, fighters from the USA - backed Syrian Democratic Forces coordinate with their comrades about two kilometers away who are closing in on Islamic State militants hiding in their last toehold on the border between Syria and Iraq.

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  • Maduro wants troops at border with Colombia against U.S. 'provocation'
Maduro wants troops at border with Colombia against U.S. 'provocation'

The shipment is part of self-declared interim President Juan Guaido's plan to deliver humanitarian assistance to the country. His vice-president has alleged, without evidence, that the aid packages are contaminated. Maduro, the hand-picked successor to socialist firebrand Hugo Chavez, blames Venezuela's woes on US sanctions, more of which wer...

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  • India’s 'fastest train' breaks down on inaugural run
India’s 'fastest train' breaks down on inaugural run

The train, which is being seen as the next major leap for Indian Railways in terms of speed and convenience, will cover the distance between New Delhi and Varanasi in 8 hours taking stops at Kanpur and Allahabad. Commercial operation of the train is slated to start from the February 17. Other senior railway officials were also on board. The fau...

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  • Polish PM calls off visit to Israel over 'co-operation with Nazis' quotes
Polish PM calls off visit to Israel over 'co-operation with Nazis' quotes

The Times of Israel reported that, when asked for a response, Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said he was unaware of such a meeting, and the Prime Minister's Office said it does "not comment on contacts with countries with which Israel does not have formal relations".

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  • Iran points to Pakistan after deadly attack on Guard
Iran points to Pakistan after deadly attack on Guard

Iran's Revolutionary Guards chief Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari also accused Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of supporting militant factions that attack Iranian forces. "They should know that our nation will certainly take revenge for the blood of these dear martyrs", the president said according to Iranian media. The attack, c...

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  • Labour party SPLIT: MPs break away from Jeremy Corbyn & form new group
Labour party SPLIT: MPs break away from Jeremy Corbyn & form new group

In a historic move, the group made up of Luciana Berger, Chuka Umunna , Gavin Shuker, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes and Ann Coffey announced their departure from the main United Kingdom opposition party to sit under the new title "The Independent Group".

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  • Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request
Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request

The request came months after the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore on June 12, according to the newspaper Asahi Shimbun . At a press conference Friday during which he announced a "national emergency" on the USA southern border, Trump boasted about Abe's nomination, telling reporters: "Prime Minister Abe of Japan gave me the most attractive copy o...

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