Draft new U.S. sanctions against Russia leave no room to improve ties between Moscow and Washington in the near future and take the relationship into uncharted waters, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister
President Donald Trump cranked up the heat Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing to say whether he'll fire the nation's top law enforcement officer and hi
U.S. Senate Republicans narrowly agreed on Tuesday to open debate on a bill to end Obamacare, but the party's seven-year effort to roll back Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare la
Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped 10 geological researchers from the University of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, said a spokesman for the state oil company that had contracted the
At least 10,000 people were evacuated overnight after a new wild fire broke out in southern France, which was already battling massive blazes that have consumed swathes of forest, authorities said Wed
Celebrating a slim but symbolic health-care win in Washington, President Donald Trump told supporters in Ohio on Tuesday night that the nation was one step closer to liberation from the "Obamacare nig
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PACIFIC NORTHWEST LNG PROJECT SCRAPPED
Malaysian energy giant Petronas and its partners have pulled the plug on the Pacific NorthWest LNG megapr
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court is set to wade into the area of Indigenous rights and natural resource development once again.
The court will decide this morning whether the federal government ...
MONCTON, N.B. - A new report into the fatal capsizing of a fishing boat that claimed the lives of two men off the coast of northern New Brunswick will be ...
REGINA - The chief of the group representing Saskatchewan First Nations says designating a residential school cemetery as a provincial heritage property is a sign of recognition and respect.
The measure now heads to the Senate, where there is support for sanctions but debate about whether to include penalties on North Korea.
Ukrainian agrarians threshed 19.9 million tonnes of grain from 5.7 million hectares (59 percent of the target) as of July 25, according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry’s press service.
Russia should prepare a “painful” response to new U.S. sanctions to be imposed on Moscow, Konstantin Kosachyov, a prominent member of the upper house of Russia’s parliament, said on
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has called the decision of the U.S. Congress on sanctions against Russia important. “An important decision of the U.S. Congress regarding sanctions against
The US House of Representatives voted on July 25 to slap new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to obtain politicians’ permission before easing any sanctions on Moscow. The san
Senator John McCain of Arizona, despite his recent diagnosis of brain cancer, returned to Washington exclusively for Tuesday`s session so that he could vote on the motion to begin debate on the healt
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Faisal Jeber arrested and interrogated suspected Islamic State militants during the battle for Mosul. Now he is taking up a new fight that could be just as crucial to the city'
Any U.S. decision to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons would set back peace efforts and escalate tensions, the Kremlin said on July 25. The Kremlin was referring to an interview given by U.S. special
LONDON (Reuters) - A British judge will rule on Wednesday on where terminally ill baby Charlie Gard will spend his last moments before his life support system is switched off, unless a last-ditch atte
CHONBURI, Thailand (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered at a beach in Thailand on Wednesday to release 1,066 turtles into the sea as part of celebrations to mark the birthday of new King Maha Vajir
Trump also claimed Syria had his predecessor Barack Obama taken action against Assad after drawing a "red line in the sand."
Russia-backed separatists attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 22 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Ukrainian Army. Read more here.
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North Korea on Wednesday threatened a nuclear strike on "the heart of the US" if it attempts to remove Kim Jong-un as the Asian country's Supreme Leader, Pyongyang's state-run new
Obama should have crossed the red line he had drawn in regard to Assad`s actions, Trump said, adding that "some horrible acts against humanity took place, including gas and the killing through g
As of July 26 morning, due to bad weather, 147 towns and villages in four regions of Ukraine remained without electricity. This has been reported by the press service of the State Emergency Service of
Wildfires in south-eastern France force the evacuation of 10,000 people during the night, officials say.
BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have kidnapped 10 members of a geological research team from the University of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, the state oil company, which
The U.S. Department of State says the issue of potential provision of lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine is on today’s agenda but Washington does not rule out that the situation will change, that’s a
Scaramucci said there were no immediate plans to fire anyone else following the resignation of senior assistant press secretary Michael Short.
The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to slap new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to obtain lawmakers` permission before easing any sanctions on Moscow.
Earth Overshoot Day will arrive on August 2 this year, according to environmental groups WWF and Global Footprint Network.
Biswal noted that India cannot just be doing "good things" on the economic side and not manage some of these other perceptions that are being generated.
PRAGUE (Reuters) - During the last days of the Cold War in 1988, Czechoslovakia's Aero Vodochody's factory outside Prague produced a record 250 of its Albatros L-39 training jets for Soviet bloc air f
The malware, called "fireball", developed by a Beijing- based tech company, infected more than 250 million computers outside China in one year, which generated 80 million yuan (USD 11.85 mi