• Israeli PM Netanyahu wins national election
Israeli PM Netanyahu wins national election

With 97% percent of the votes accounted for both Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party and Benny Gantz's Blue and White party received 35 seats apiece. "The president must give us the task of forming the next government because we are the biggest party", he said after initial exit polls. Tel Aviv Stock Exchange main indexes opened up 0.5 perce...

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  • Taiwan doctor finds four sweat bees living inside woman's eye
Taiwan doctor finds four sweat bees living inside woman's eye

Ms He was weeding around her relatives' graves when the insects flew into her left eye. She went to Fooyin University Hospital in her native Taiwan , where medics managed to remove the sweat bees in a "world first" procedure. The small bees, known as Halictidae or "sweat bees", are attracted to human perspiration. She is expect to make a ful...

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  • Dalai Lama hospitalised in Delhi due to chest infection
Dalai Lama hospitalised in Delhi due to chest infection

Spokesman Tenzin Taklha says the Dalai Lama is under medication and likely to spend a day or two in the hospital. He himself told Reuters last month that his successor might just be in India , irrespective of who China may try to prop up.

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  • More Than 103,000 Migrants Reached Southern Border In March
More Than 103,000 Migrants Reached Southern Border In March

President Donald Trump came far closer to closing the border than previously understood, ordering his top aides almost two weeks ago to shut down a portion of the border with Mexico within 24 hours, ABC News has learned from two sources familiar with the matter.

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  • Mnuchin says he'll 'follow the law' on Trump tax returns
Mnuchin says he'll 'follow the law' on Trump tax returns

Asked on "Fox News Sunday" whether he believe Democrats would ever view the president's returns, Mulvaney replied: "Oh no, never". IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig says it's his decision - though under the supervision of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin - whether to comply with a request by Democrats to turn over President Donald Trump's tax r...

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  • BJP MLA, 4 security personnel killed in Maoist attack in Dantewada
BJP MLA, 4 security personnel killed in Maoist attack in Dantewada

The escort vehicle of State Police came under the blast. A group of CRPF personnel has been rushed to the spot in Shyamgiri under Kuakonda Police Station in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada. India Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "Strongly condemn the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh. The sacrifices of these martyrs will not go in vain", the PM twe...

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  • Japanese F-35 fighter reportedly crashes during routine training flight
Japanese F-35 fighter reportedly crashes during routine training flight

The Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) says it has found what could be debris from the F-35A plane that lost radar contact with ground control at Misawa Air Base during a routine training mission off the coast of Aomori Prefecture on Tuesday, broadcaster NHK reports .

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  • Why is the United States calling Iran's Revolutionary Guard 'terrorists'?
Why is the United States calling Iran's Revolutionary Guard 'terrorists'?

Conservative Speaker of Parliament, top 2015 nuclear-deal negotiator, and former IRGC member Ali Larijani told those assembled in the Iranian parliament that "the government of the U.S. sanctions for alleged proliferation activities, support for terrorism and human rights abuses. Iran has since described the move by Washington as "illegal and f...

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  • White House steps up attacks as Mueller report release nears
White House steps up attacks as Mueller report release nears

New York Democrat Nita Lowey , the Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, will tell Barr the way he handled the report was "unacceptable" and that his four-page letter about the report "raises more questions than it answers", according to excerpts of her remarks as prepared for delivery.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez Gives Twitter Lesson on 'Code-Switching'
Ocasio-Cortez Gives Twitter Lesson on 'Code-Switching'

Ocasio-Cortez on Monday, responded to a Twitter post by CNBC Make It, entitled "1 in 5 business leaders may have psychopathic tendencies-here's why, according to a psychology professor", by saying that psychopathy has made a "tiny handful" of billionaires.

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  • Three U.S. Soldiers, One American Contractor Killed In Afghanistan
Three U.S. Soldiers, One American Contractor Killed In Afghanistan

Bagram Airfield, America´s largest air base in Afghanistan , is located about 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of Kabul. A spokesperson for the Parwan governor said a suicide bomber had targeted a convoy of coalition forces at Bagram. A provincial council member said last week that around 600 Afghan security forces were trapped inside the base, ru...

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  • Election campaign brings Modi, Uddhav together after 3 years
Election campaign brings Modi, Uddhav together after 3 years

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he thinks there may be a better chance of peace talks with India if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) wins the Indian general election due to begin on Thursday.

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  • In new attack, Trump threatens more tariffs against European Union
In new attack, Trump threatens more tariffs against European Union

Trump, a critic of the WTO, tweeted Tuesday that he "will now put Tariffs on $11 Billion of European Union products!" United States trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, said: "This case has been in litigation for 14 years, and the time has come for action".

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  • Leadsom calls on Merkel to reopen Brexit withdrawal deal
Leadsom calls on Merkel to reopen Brexit withdrawal deal

The UK prime minister isn't wasting time on her whistle-stop tour of European capitals. The UK Prime Minister will hold face-to-face meetings with the German and French leaders today in advance of an emergency Brexit summit tomorrow. Meanwhile in London , talks will continue between Tory and Labour politicians with Labour pushing for a customs...

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  • Sudan army on alert as protests against Bashir mount
Sudan army on alert as protests against Bashir mount

Hundreds of Sudanese citizens continue to flock to the Sudanese army headquarters in Khartoum, joining tens of thousands of protesters as the security forces and police are still attempting to disperse the demonstrators with tear gas and live ammunition.

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  • Libyan National Army Raids Tripoli Airport
Libyan National Army Raids Tripoli Airport

A video circulated online shows a fighter jet firing and apparently targeting the airport, formerly a military base. Libya's falling into civil war again, after its division into areas under the control of rival factions since the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, threatens to block oil and gas supplies, increase immigration to Europe, and al...

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  • Germany, France insist Brexit delay must come with strings attached
Germany, France insist Brexit delay must come with strings attached

May strode into the chancellery on a sunny Tuesday lunchtime for her meeting with Merkel, who came out to shake her hand for photographers. Unable to convince enough of her own Conservatives of the merits of her deal to get it passed, May is courting socialist Jeremy Corbyn, whose Labour Party wants to keep Britain more closely tied to the bloc a...

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  • Trump fires Secret Service chief in latest high-level ouster from White House
Trump fires Secret Service chief in latest high-level ouster from White House

Nielsen's ouster is part of an emerging overhaul at the Department of Homeland Security. President Donald Trump had had it. The director of the U.S. Meantime, Democratic lawmakers and aides are gravely concerned that hard-line White House policy adviser Stephen Miller, who reportedly has Trump's ear and is leading the mini-purge, will convi...

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  • Theresa May defends cross-party Brexit talks
Theresa May defends cross-party Brexit talks

FILE - Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks after a round of voting on Brexit options at the House of Commons in London, April 1, 2019, in this still image taken from video. Writing Monday in the Daily Telegraph, Johnson says the customs union proposed by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn would "enslave" the U.K. Johnson says i...

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  • British woman Laleh Sharavesh faces jail in Dubai over 'horse' insult
British woman Laleh Sharavesh faces jail in Dubai over 'horse' insult

Shortly after, on October 7, 2016, she was shocked to see pictures on Facebook of her ex-husband's wedding to a 42-year-old Tunisian woman. In a letter released on Monday , Ms Shahravesh's daughter Paris pleaded with Dubai's Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to release her mother.

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