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May 13 2017

Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17

Daesh claimed it had carried out a deadly bomb attack on the convoy, with the group's Amaq news agency saying that a bomber wearing an explosive vest was responsible for ...

May 13 2017

Final push on Syria's Raqa in early summer: US-backed alliance

He said the alliance would receive " special weapons and armoured vehicles " to enter the city after President Donald Trump changed U.S. policy to allow arms deliveries t...

May 13 2017

Mattis tells Turkey's PM: US committed to your security

Turkey's prime minister said Wednesday the U.S. can't use one terrorist group to fight another. U.S. Central Command announced Thursday that the U.S. The dispute coul...

May 13 2017

President Trump to meet top Russian diplomat at the White House

The White House barred the news media from Trump's meeting with Lavrov. Russian Federation and Iran are both aligned with Assad against rebel factions that want to remo...

May 13 2017

Iran's Rouhani faces renewed charges as election looms

Iran's Intelligence Ministry went so far as to include Soros in a computer-animated public service announcement about its new hotline to report suspicion activity. Acco...

May 13 2017

Former Trump adviser Mike Flynn under DoD investigation

According to CNN , he was warned about accepting payments from foreign governments when he retired in 2014 . Flynn's lawyer Robert Kelner said in a statement , "We r...

May 13 2017

China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

Nilsson reveals that over 100 countries support the OBOR and that China has signed over 50 agreements. While the plan is created to speed development in Asia, Europe an...

May 13 2017

U.S. heavy drone spotted over Black Sea

Navy Capt. Pamela Kunze, a spokesman for U.S. Naval Forces Europe, said in a statement that U.S. and Russian aircraft and ships "routinely interact" and that " most inter...

May 13 2017

Hamas elects Haniyeh as political head

Hamas is confirming that its former Gaza prime minister Ismail Haniyeh has been chosen as the Islamic militant group's top leader. Haniyeh, born in the Shati refugee ...

May 13 2017

Pakistan PM travels to China to attend Belt and Road Forum

Leaders from 28 countries including Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to attend, but none from major Western countries. China may come under pressure to become m...

May 13 2017

Deal to establish Syrian "de-escalation zones" comes into effect

An agreement reached at peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, and backed by Russia , Iran and Turkey, calls for "de-escalation zones" in major areas of conflict between Syr...

May 13 2017

Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision

In case you don't remember, one of Obama's biggest initiatives while in the White House was the promotion of healthy lifestyles, especially for young people . The law pl...

May 13 2017

New South Korean President Outlines Tax Priorities

Security Council resolutions. The THAAD deployment was agreed by Moon's predecessor, conservative leader Park Guen-hye. China has over the years tried to coax North K...

May 13 2017

My first 100 days are 'just about the most successful' in

Trump has signed dozens of executive orders, including several that roll back Obama-era regulations on industry or lift bans on oil and gas drilling, efforts Republican l...

May 13 2017

Syrian army will respond to violations of de-escalation plan, deputy PM

Moualem said there would be no role for either the United Nations or other "international forces" in the de-escalation zones, but said, without giving further details, ...

May 13 2017

English hospitals divert ambulances after 'ransomware' cyber attack

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS trust updated its website shortly after the attack, telling visitors that they were "currently experiencing significant problems with...

May 13 2017

Donald Trump Quoted His Own Tweet in a Header

Former President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump not to hire Michael Flynn has his National Security Advisor, reports Obama administration officials. The Trump White Ho...

May 13 2017

Flynn's papers subpoenaed by Senate panel in Russian Federation probe

For example, she said that she'd twice met with the White House counsel to detail her concerns about Flynn. Collins then asked how Yates was an opponent to Trump i...

May 13 2017

NHS Borders confirms it is affected by a cyber attack

Britain's health service was also hit hard Friday as the attack froze computers at hospitals across the country, shutting down wards, closing emergency rooms and bringing...

May 13 2017

'Large-scale' cyberattack cripples United Kingdom hospitals

Russian Interior Ministry spokeswoman Irina Volk confirmed that there was a ransomware attack on its computers. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-b...