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Trump's comments about gun laws in Britain and France prompt anger and rebukes

Trump's comments about gun laws in Britain and France prompt anger and rebukes

President Trump is scheduled to visit Britain to meet Prime Minister Theresa May on July 13 for a long-delayed visit. Meanwhile, it was only last month he had warmly received French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington. But despite the outward appearance of warm ties with Britain and France, traditionally two of America’s strongest European allies, Trump […]

Footage Suggests Tourist Hauled Dying Dolphin Over His Shoulder To Bring It Home

Footage Suggests Tourist Hauled Dying Dolphin Over His Shoulder To Bring It Home

A video showed a tourist hauling a dying dolphin over his shoulder. Witnesses said that the man put the struggling animal in his car and drove away. Authorities ensured that punishment is in place as soon as the tourist is identified.  ( Loic Venance | AFP/Getty Images ) A video shows a tourist carrying a […]

Russia says Skripal case to harm security cooperation with UK: RIA

Russia says Skripal case to harm security cooperation with UK: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The poisoning of former Russian double agent in England will damage Britain-Russia cooperation in ensuring security for the soccer World Cup being staged in Russia from June, RIA cited a Russian deputy foreign minister as saying on Friday. Police officers stand guard outside of the home of former Russian military intelligence officer […]

US and China Dive In for Prolonged Trade Talks

US and China Dive In for Prolonged Trade Talks

BEIJING—Trade negotiators from the U.S. and China are digging in for the first round of what they expect to be recurring, difficult talks that don’t produce an immediate settlement. Beijing is bracing for lengthy sparring with Washington, though Chinese officials said that in recent weeks they had tried to get the relationship with the U.S. […]

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas accused of anti-Semitic speech

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas accused of anti-Semitic speech

While Benjamin Netanyahu was in Tel Aviv, trying to make a fresh case for the destruction of the Iran nuclear deal, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was in Ramallah, trying to make a fresh case for the continuation of his own leadership. As the dust settles on the Netanyahu performance, so attention in the region, […]

US service member killed in Afghanistan just weeks before deployment was to end, officials say

US service member killed in Afghanistan just weeks before deployment was to end, officials say

Spc. Gabriel D. Conde, 22, of Loveland, Colorado, was killed while supporting a counter-terrorism operation in Eastern Afghanistan on Monday.  (U.S. Army) The 22-year-old U.S. service member killed Monday during a combat operation in eastern Afghanistan died just weeks before his deployment was scheduled to end, military officials said Tuesday. Spc. Gabriel D. Conde, 22, […]

Brexit: Liam Fox accuses peers of 'thwarting will of people'

Brexit: Liam Fox accuses peers of 'thwarting will of people'

Liam Fox has accused peers of trying to “thwart the will of the British people” after they voted to give Parliament a potentially decisive say over Brexit. The International Trade Secretary said such a move could lead to the UK being in the EU “indefinitely”. The vote would give MPs the power to stop the […]

15 Years After US Invasion, Some Iraqis Are Nostalgic For Saddam Hussein Era

15 Years After US Invasion, Some Iraqis Are Nostalgic For Saddam Hussein Era

The Shorja market in central Baghdad, bustling in early April, was targeted in attacks in 2007. Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images The Shorja market in central Baghdad, bustling in early April, was targeted in attacks in 2007. Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images Before the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, Gen. Najm al-Jabouri […]

Pakistan's Imran Khan woos poor, vows radical change in election pitch

Pakistan's Imran Khan woos poor, vows radical change in election pitch

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani opposition figure Imran Khan on Sunday vowed to sweep to power in upcoming elections, promising radical change for the poor at a campaign kick-off rally in the city of Lahore that has long been the power base of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif. FILE PHOTO: Opposition leader Imran Khan speaks to […]

Canadian aircraft lands in Japan ahead of mission to monitor North Korean smuggling

Canadian aircraft lands in Japan ahead of mission to monitor North Korean smuggling

A Royal Canadian Air Force patrol aircraft landed in Japan on Saturday ahead of its deployment to help monitor North Korean maritime smuggling activity. The CP-140 Aurora, along with 40 Canadian personnel, will participate in a multi-national effort to monitor and counter North Korean smuggling activities designed to evade UN Security Council sanctions. Foreign Affairs Minister […]