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Theresa May refuses to rule out ‘no-deal’ exit from EU

Govt. holds talks with MPs, seeks a way-out of Brexit logjam British Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled to put together a new Brexit strategy after MPs rejected her EU divorce deal, and insisted she could not rule out a potentially damaging “no-deal” split. The world’s fifth-largest economy is in political turmoil and grasping for solutions […]

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Radical preacher behind Bali bombings to be freed from prison

Indonesian President orders cleric’s release on medical grounds A radical cleric thought to be the spiritual leader of the Bali bombers will be released from prison on medical grounds, Indonesia’s President said on Friday. Abu Bakar Bashir, 80, is believed to have been a key figure in terror network Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), which was blamed […]

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Opinion| China built a big, beautiful wall, too. It failed

From the moment he launched his campaign for president, Donald Trump compared the barrier he wanted to build along the U.S. southern border to China’s Great Wall. With the U.S. government now shuttered by the standoff over funding Trump’s wall, both he and his Democratic opponents might want to take a closer look at the […]

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Trump told me to have polls rigged: Cohen

On Thursday in a statement to CNN, Mr. Cohen said his actions were “at the direction of and for the sole benefit of Donald Trump. I truly regret my blind loyalty to a man who doesn’t deserve it”. U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen has said that he paid the head of […]

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U.S. discusses potential missile defence cooperation with India

The U.S. has shown reluctance to offer its missile defense system to India. The Trump administration has discussed a potential missile defence cooperation with India as part of its effort to deepen the bilateral strategic partnership, the Pentagon has said, asserting that New Delhi is a “key element” in America’s Indo-Pacific strategy. The Pentagon’s announcement […]

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A favorite restaurant in Syria led ISIS to Americans

The Americans liked the food so much that they dropped in frequently, often many times a week, residents said. Visiting officials were welcomed to red booths and water pipes; two US senators dined there in July. Written by: Ben Hubbard and Eric Schmitt For US troops posted in the dusty flatlands of northern Syria, the […]

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Kenya hotel siege over, at least 21 victims dead

Five Somali militants killed Kenyan security forces have killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 21 lives and forcing hundreds of people into terrifying escapes, the government said on January 16. Fifty people believed to have been in the complex remained unaccounted for on January 16 afternoon, […]