• Congress Gets Lead on 55 Seats, BJP Ahead
Congress Gets Lead on 55 Seats, BJP Ahead

India will hold nation-wide parliamentary elections early in 2019. Local issues usually dominate state polls, but politicians are seeing the elections as a pointer to the national vote just months away. In the 2013 elections in Mizoram , the Congress had won 34 seats, while MNF got five and the Mizoram People's Conference bagged one seat. The ...

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  • Armenia polls: PM Nikol Pashinyan's bloc wins by landslide
Armenia polls: PM Nikol Pashinyan's bloc wins by landslide

Pashinyan swept into office in May on the back of protests against the entrenched rule of former President Serzh Sargsyan and the HHK, which has dominated Armenian politics since the end of the Soviet period. Former high-ranking officials were sacked and some were arrested following the power change. An appeals court ordered the detention of forme...

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  • Comey: 'Use Every Breath We Have' to Oust Trump in 2020
Comey: 'Use Every Breath We Have' to Oust Trump in 2020

His comments came just hours after Trump claimed, without evidence, that "leakin'" Comey had lied in his House testimony. Comey isn't technically wrong: the split within the Democratic party at the moment is over whether the party should nominate someone with an actual chance of beating Trump - at the moment, the best bet for that seems to be for...

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  • Accused Russian spy Maria Butina reaches plea deal with feds
Accused Russian spy Maria Butina reaches plea deal with feds

Dana Verkouteren via ASSOCIATED PRESS This courtroom sketch depicts Maria Butina , in orange suit, during a hearing in federal court in Washington , D.C., in July. The government's complaint against Butina did not explicitly mention Trump's campaign. The US federal attorney's office that has charged Butina is not part of special counsel Robert...

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  • CNN documented Khashoggis last words
CNN documented Khashoggis last words

The CNN source said there is no "smoking gun" in the transcript tying any of the conversations to the crown prince. In one of the many explanations Saudi officials have provided about the murder, they said The Washington Post contributor had been accidentally choked and killed in a rogue operation.

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  • UK PM Theresa May to withdraw parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal
UK PM Theresa May to withdraw parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal

A defeat for the deal on Tuesday could see Britain crashing out of the European Union on March 29, the date for Britain's exit, with no agreement in place - an outcome that could spell economic chaos. "For as long as we fail to agree a deal, the risk of an accidental no deal increases". "Our country deserves better than this". Bloomberg first r...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency director briefs United States senators on journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing
Central Intelligence Agency director briefs United States senators on journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing

Graham described the evidence as "a smoking saw". "She didn't tell them anything that (Mattis and Pompeo didn't say)", the Texas Republican said, "so any senator who wants the information has had access to it". Mr. Trump has equivocated over who is to blame for the killing, frustrating senators who are now looking for ways to punish the longtime ...

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  • Trump to name Milley new Joint Chiefs chairman
Trump to name Milley new Joint Chiefs chairman

Gen. Don M. Campbell, Jr. who left to command U.S. Army Europe and the Seventh Army in Germany. US President Donald Trump has nominated four-star Gen. Trump will attend the Army-Navy football game on Saturday afternoon. WASHINGTON , DC - MAY 01: U.S. President Donald Trump (R) shakes hands with U.S.

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  • London Court orders extradition of Vijay Mallya to India
London Court orders extradition of Vijay Mallya to India

According to reports, Mallya will be lodged in one of the high-security barracks located in a two-storey building inside the prison complex, which also housed 26/11 Mumbai attack terrorist Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, a prison official said. 9,000 crores. Mallya has been charged in India for fraud and money laundering amounting to around Rs 9,000 ...

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  • Trump 'Likely To Be Indicted' On Campaign Finance Violations
Trump 'Likely To Be Indicted' On Campaign Finance Violations

Congress, on the other hand, can at any time impeach and remove a president for "high crimes and misdemeanors". McCarthy said the Mueller probe is still looking at collusion and obstruction of justice, while prosecutors from the Southern District of NY are "clearly going after the president on campaign finance violations".

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  • Huawei executive 'was taken to hospital' after extradition arrest
Huawei executive 'was taken to hospital' after extradition arrest

The statement warned that Beijing would make an unspecified "further response" in light of the U.S. actions. She faces extradition to the United States over the reported sanctions violations . Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou , who was arrested on an extradition warrant, appears at her B.C. Supreme Court bail hearing along with a translator, in a draw...

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  • Top EU court rules United Kingdom can change mind over Brexit
Top EU court rules United Kingdom can change mind over Brexit

The case was put forward by a group of cross-party politicians including Labour MPs, Green MSPs and SNP MPs, represented by Jolyon Maugham QC of the Good Law Project. The case, which the United Kingdom government tried to prevent, was brought by a cross-party group of Scottish politicians and was heard by judges last month.

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  • John Kelly Will Depart As Chief Of Staff, Trump Tells Reporters
John Kelly Will Depart As Chief Of Staff, Trump Tells Reporters

US President Donald Trump speaks during a post-election press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on 7 November 2018. Editor of Commentary and New York Post columnist John Podhoretz is not buying Nick Ayer's claim that he wants to spend more time with family and therefore will not be taking over White House ...

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  • Adam Schiff: Trump could 'face the real prospect of jail time'
Adam Schiff: Trump could 'face the real prospect of jail time'

But Rep. Jerry Nadler of NY, who's expected to chair the panel in January, says it's unclear whether that alone would justify Congress launching impeachment proceedings. A prominent Republican senator, Marco Rubio, was more cautious, even while restating his support for the Mueller investigation. But he stressed that Congress will have to "wait and...

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  • Trump picks former A-G William Barr for job again
Trump picks former A-G William Barr for job again

Nauert, whose nomination would require the Senate's approval, became the State Department's spokesperson in April 2017 and was named the acting undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs in 2018. Democrats say they will definitely press Mr Barr on his views regarding protecting Mr Mueller and his work, during his confirmation hearings. ...

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  • Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff
Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff

Ayers took to Twitter on Sunday to let Americans know that he will be leaving the White House at the end of the year, putting to rest the idea that he would fill Kelly's role. Ayers backing out will slightly delay Mr. Trump's decision, which will now be announced by the end of the year instead of this week. Ayers will run a pro-Trump super PAC, ...

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  • Kushner offered advice to Saudi crown prince after journalist’s death
Kushner offered advice to Saudi crown prince after journalist’s death

A recent report by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) suggested that bin Salman had been behind the crime. Their communication went on even in the aftermath of the killing of Jamal Khashoggi . The CIA assessed in November that the crown prince had personally ordered the killing of the journalist. After the 2016 presidential election,...

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  • GOP senator doesn't know whether United Nations pick is up to the job
GOP senator doesn't know whether United Nations pick is up to the job

The move was an abrupt end to what had been a tumultuous tenure for Sessions, originally one of Trump's earliest and most loyal surrogates as an Alabama Republican senator. Trump may have had. Trump's nominee will now be considered by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where she will be questioned thoroughly. A Professor of Political Scien...

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  • Incoming House Judiciary Chair Says Trump May Have Committed Impeachable Offenses
Incoming House Judiciary Chair Says Trump May Have Committed Impeachable Offenses

Although Mr Trump hasn't been charged with anything, the question of whether a president even can be prosecuted while in office is a matter of legal dispute. In legal filings Friday, the Justice Department stopped short of accusing Trump of directly committing a crime. The court filing Friday makes clear that the payments to porn actress Stormy ...

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  • Netanyahu briefs Putin on anti-tunnel operation on Lebanese border
Netanyahu briefs Putin on anti-tunnel operation on Lebanese border

Israeli forces also put blue marks on some rocks near the Blue Line and extended a black cable on the ground. The Israeli troops deployed "very close" to Lebanese soldiers on the opposite side of the border, the Lebanese National News Agency said.

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