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Russia slams UK's Johnson for comparing Putin with Hitler

Russia slams UK's Johnson for comparing Putin with Hitler

“This is a completely disgusting statement and it does not fit the foreign minister of the country, of any country,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. “Undoubtedly, it is offensive and unacceptable.” Relations between London and Moscow have sunk to a new low over British claims that the Kremlin was behind the poisoning on March […]

Malaysia's leader says Rohingya not just a Myanmar issue

Malaysia's leader says Rohingya not just a Myanmar issue

SYDNEY (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday that the displacement of Rohingya Muslims was no longer solely a domestic issue for Myanmar, as Southeast Asian nations signed a counterterrorism cooperation agreement at a regional leaders’ conference. Najib made his comments at a meeting of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast […]

Facing far-right challenge, minister says Islam 'doesn't belong' to Germany

Facing far-right challenge, minister says Islam 'doesn't belong' to Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) – New Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Islam does not belong to Germany, and set out hardline immigration policies in his first major interview since being sworn in this week, as he sought to see off rising far-right challengers. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is sworn-in by Parliament President Wolfgang Schaeuble in Germany’s […]

MSNBC anchor mocks Trump economic adviser Kudlow for trusting 'God's will'

MSNBC anchor mocks Trump economic adviser Kudlow for trusting 'God's will'

MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle mocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out ‘subversion’ at VA MORE‘s new senior economic adviser on Thursday for using the term “God’s will” in talking […]

In fundraising speech, Trump says he made up trade claims in meeting with Justin Trudeau

In fundraising speech, Trump says he made up trade claims in meeting with Justin Trudeau

President Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on tax policy at the Boeing Company on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in St. Louis. From left: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Trump, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, and Boeing employee Hazel Jean Mims. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Trump boasted in a fundraising speech Wednesday that he made up information in […]

Turkey encircles Kurdish-held city in Syria, escalating offensive

Turkey encircles Kurdish-held city in Syria, escalating offensive

ISTANBUL — Turkish forces and allied rebels announced the encirclement of the Syrian city of Afrin on Tuesday in a major escalation of a weeks-long offensive to oust Kurdish militants from the area. “The city center of Afrin was besieged and critical areas for subsequent operations have been seized,” the Turkish Armed Forces said, adding […]

EU tells Britain to 'face up to hard facts' on Brexit

EU tells Britain to 'face up to hard facts' on Brexit

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier hammered home again on Tuesday that Britain would not retain its current privileges, including on trade, once it leaves the bloc. European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier poses for photographs during his visit to Denmark’s Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen at the Prime Ministers […]

No deadline for linking Aadhaar card to services says SC: Top developments

No deadline for linking Aadhaar card to services says SC: Top developments

Supreme Court judgement on Aadhaar card: The Supreme Court today extended the March 31 deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes run by the government till its constitution bench delivered its verdict on the validity of the 12-digit biometric number and its enabling law. A five-judge Constitution bench […]

Is Russia Behind 14 'Natural' Deaths? UK Secret Service Looks Again at Mysterious Suicides After Novichok Attack

Is Russia Behind 14 'Natural' Deaths? UK Secret Service Looks Again at Mysterious Suicides After Novichok Attack

U.K. police and the British secret service MI5 are reexamining the sudden deaths of 14 people with connections to Russia that were previously dismissed by authorities as natural, despite warnings from the U.S. intelligence community that they may be Kremlin assassinations. In a letter to her opposition counterpart, the U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd confirmed […]

China Unveils Superagencies to Fight Pollution and Other Threats to Party Rule

China Unveils Superagencies to Fight Pollution and Other Threats to Party Rule

“These are good initial steps potentially, but what really matters is where they go from here,” said Andrew Polk, a co-founder in Beijing of Trivium/China, which advises companies. “The fact that there was the political will to push this through, and mothball and combine some entities, says a lot. But now the execution becomes key, […]