Stories about Worldwide

May 14 2017

Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

This overview can be used only for informational purposes. "The projected overshoot entirely reflects the effects of the falls in sterling since late November 2015 on i...

May 14 2017

Trump and Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says

US intelligence agencies concluded with "high confidence" that Russian Federation tried to affect the outcome of the 2016 election, an allegation Lavrov has denied repeat...

May 14 2017

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

While India is yet to confirm its participation in the Forum, US and other western countries have either skipped the summit or deputed officials to attend it. Leaders fro...

May 14 2017

Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace: 'We will get it done'

President Donald Trump said he was confident he could broker a Middle East peace deal, telling Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas at the White House that he wan...

May 14 2017

Trump threatens to cancel briefings; Spicer back at podium

But with Spicer out on US Naval Reserve duty this week, speculation quickly began swirling that his substitute - principal deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huck...

May 14 2017

Jordan blames Israel for killing of Jordanian in Jerusalem

In response, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said in a statement that Israel expected Jordan to condemn the attack. In a statement, police spokesperson Luba ...

May 14 2017

Mutinous soldiers shoot, wound three in Ivory Coast second city

The government has already paid 8,400 soldiers - majority former rebels who helped bring President Alassane Ouattara to power - bonuses of 5 million CFA francs ($8,400) e...

May 14 2017

Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

Trump also tweeted that he met with Russian officials as well as the Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pvalo Klimkin on Wednesday, and said that he wants to spread peace. Lav...

May 14 2017

Sean Spicer refuses to deny that Trump is taping White House visitors

Trump said in one of a string of Twitter messages. The press briefing marked the latest extraordinary moment in a drama that has gripped Washington since Mr. In a let...

May 14 2017

North Korea open to USA talks under right conditions, diplomat says

Abe, whose government has lobbied for greater defensive capabilities, warned Moon " dialogue for dialogue's sake would be meaningless " without "sincere and concrete acti...

May 14 2017

'Indian-origin' Tamils link between India, Sri Lanka: Modi

Modi, who has received an encouraging response from Colombo compared to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, was the first Indian prime minister to visit Sri Lanka in 28...

May 14 2017

North Korea open to USA talks under 'conditions'

For the first time in decades, North Korea sent a letter to the U.S. The Foreign Affairs Committee of North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly condemned the sancti...

May 14 2017

Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

Touna el-Gabal, Egypte: Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, t...

May 14 2017

Boris Johnson says Brussels should pay 'preposterous' Brexit bill

He said Britain "could definitely walk away" and reiterated that no deal was better than a bad deal for his country. The public jibes traded by London and Brussels did ...

May 14 2017

North Korea open to US talks under 'conditions'

North Korea made a global appeal in a letter released on Friday for states to reconsider enforcing U.N. sanctions on the Asian nation as Washington seeks to step up press...

May 14 2017

Aaron Hernandez was Bloods gang member

In a final letter addressed to his fiancée Shayanna, late National Football League star Aaron Hernandez had hinted on "what was coming" before his unexpected suicide on ...

May 14 2017

Senate intel committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

Page choose to not provide the material requested by those dates, the Committee will consider its next steps at that time", Burr and Warner said last week. The probe has ...

May 14 2017

Trump warns ex-FBI director Comey about 'leaks' in explosive Twitter rant

Trump also indicated Comey wanted to keep his job and told him as much during a dinner that happened at the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's request. It ...

May 14 2017

Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to leak to media, threatens 'tapes'

The swirling controversy has obliterated any momentum from the House passage of the Republican health care bill last week and threatens to overshadow Trump's first global...

May 14 2017

New Orleans Removes Statue Of Confederate President Jefferson Davis

Demonstrators who supports keeping Confederate era monuments protest before the Jefferson Davis statue was taken down in New Orleans, Thursday, May 11, 2017 . Crews wr...