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Trump willing to go to ‘war’ with N. Korea

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Trump willing to go to ‘war’ with N. Korea

In a stunning revelation, U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told NBC’s Today program, Tuesday (local time), U.S. President Donald Trump told him he was “willing to go to war with North Korea if they (North Korea) continued to try to hit America with an ICBM.” Graham said: “He’s told me that. I believe him… There […]

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The newly-elected Prime Minister Abbasi likely to retain Nawaz’s ministers

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The newly-elected Prime Minister Abbasi likely to retain Nawaz’s ministers

ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan is unlikely to rejoin the cabinet under the leadership of the ‘interim’ prime minister. Other members of the cabinet are expected to take oath with the same portfolios they were holding till Friday when Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme Court as prime minister and his cabinet […]

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Suicide attack hits NATO convoy in Kandahar

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Suicide attack hits NATO convoy in Kandahar

US soldiers keep watch near the wreckage of their vehicle at the site of the Taliban suicide attack [AFP] A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of foreign forces on Wednesday in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, officials said. “At around noon a car bomb targeted a convoy of foreign forces in Daman […]

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Do the right thing, Cyril – Maimane hands over petition of over 1 million signatures calling for Zuma to go

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Do the right thing, Cyril – Maimane hands over petition of over 1 million signatures calling for Zuma to go

  (Paul Herman, News24) Maimane to hand-deliver petition signed by 1 million to Ramaphosa Govt only cares about wealth of Zuma and Guptas – Maimane Maimane to deliver national petition to Ramaphosa ahead of no confidence vote Cape Town – Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has handed over a petition of over 1 million signatures […]

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Berlin starts controversial test of facial recognition cameras at train station

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Berlin starts controversial test of facial recognition cameras at train station

Berlin’s Südkreuz station. Photo: DPA. A Berlin train station on Tuesday became the first to test out software that will automatically recognize faces in an effort to fight terrorism. But not everyone sees the project as positive. Berlin’s Südkreuz station on Tuesday started the pilot project on behalf of the federal government to use surveillance […]

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NATO jets violate Finland airspace while intercepting Russian planes

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NATO jets violate Finland airspace while intercepting Russian planes

Two NATO jets which were intercepting Russian planes over neutral waters near Estonia briefly violated Finnish airspace, the alliance said. Two Spanish F-18 jets were scrambled on Tuesday from Estonia’s Amari Airbase to intercept Russian aircraft, identified as two MiG-31 jets and one Antonov AN-26 cargo plane, according to the military bloc. A Spanish Air […]

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US senate confirms Christopher Wray as new FBI director

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US senate confirms Christopher Wray as new FBI director

Christopher Wray inherits the job at a challenging time given Trump’s ousting of Comey, who was admired within the FBI. The US senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly confirmed Christopher Wray to lead the FBI, replacing James Comey, who was abruptly fired by US President Donald Trump amid the investigation into Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election. World […]

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US does not seek regime change in N. Korea

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US does not seek regime change in N. Korea

The United States does not seek a regime change in North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday, as tensions renewed over the country’s nuclear and missile programs. North Korea conducted its second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile last week, fueling concerns that the communist nation may be close to delivering a nuclear […]

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The Swedish model is a ‘true source of inspiration’: Macron

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The Swedish model is a ‘true source of inspiration’: Macron

Stefan Löfven and Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Photo: Michel Euler/AP French President Emmanuel Macron has praised the “Swedish model”, calling it a “true source of inspiration” following a meeting with Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in Paris. Speaking alongside Löfven after the meeting between the two at the Elysée Palace on Monday, Macron opened his […]

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China’s 1st foreign naval base officially opens in Djibouti

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China’s 1st foreign naval base officially opens in Djibouti

Chinese sailors stand on the deck of a Navy destroyer leaving Djibouti base for the Gulf of Aden © Global Look Press   China has formally launched its first overseas naval facility in Djibouti, an East African nation that is already hosting America’s only expeditionary Marine base in Africa. Five Chinese formations and Djibouti’s Three […]

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