Politics

Putin and Macron hold French-Russian talks before G-7

Putin and Macron hold French-Russian talks before G-7

20 August 2019 – French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to give a new boost to peace talks with Ukraine and to improve Moscow’s relations with...

ISIS claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

ISIS claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

19 August 2019 – The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release...

Iran denies US destroyed Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

Iran denies US destroyed Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

19 July 2019 – Iran today denied President Donald Trump’s statement that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an...

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep PM Prayuth

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep PM Prayuth

05 June 2019 – Thailand’s Parliament convened today for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power in a military...

Brexiteer Nigel Farage splattered in milkshake attack

Brexiteer Nigel Farage splattered in milkshake attack

21 May 2019 – Pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election yesterday — the latest in a spate of attacks...

Kim Jong-Un leaves Russia after summit with Putin

Kim Jong-Un leaves Russia after summit with Putin

26 April 2019 – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un boarded his private train today and headed back to Pyongyang after directing some harsh criticism at Washington during his first summit...

Oil prices climb in wake of Iranian oil sanctions

Oil prices climb in wake of Iranian oil sanctions

24 April 2019 – Global oil prices are rising in the wake of President Donald Trump’s decision to impose sanctions on nations that import Iranian oil and could eventually climb...

Julian Assange arrested at Ecuadorian Embassy in London

Julian Assange Arrested At Ecuador Embassy In London

11 April 2019 – Police in London arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy this morning for failing to surrender to the court in 2012, shortly after the South...

Theresa May in Berlin to plead for new Brexit deadline

Theresa May In Berlin To Plead For New Brexit Deadline

09 April 2019 – Prime Minister Theresa May brought her case for a further delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union to Berlin today, while German and French...

Kazakhstan leader in Moscow for first foreign visit

Kazakhstan leader in Moscow for first foreign visit

04 April 2019: Kazakhstan’s interim president is making his first foreign visit since being appointed two weeks ago, meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, formerly the...