• Pauline Hanson says strip club video release was 'a set-up'
Pauline Hanson says strip club video release was 'a set-up'

One Nation's popularity has slumped in opinion polling since March, when the party was accused of trying to sell out Australia's strict gun laws. But this should be a never-forget moment in Australian politics. Dickson had earlier made headlines for travelling to the United States on the same trip to solicit millions of dollars from the National R...

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  • President Maduro says ready to adopt plan of changes to Venezuela’s administration
President Maduro says ready to adopt plan of changes to Venezuela’s administration

More than 100 people were injured in anti-Maduro protests on Tuesday . Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on air of the national television on Wednesday he was ready to adopt a special plan of changes to the system of the country's administration.

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  • Mueller Frustrated with Barr Over Portrayal of Findings
Mueller Frustrated with Barr Over Portrayal of Findings

Barr alleged during his testimony to the House Appropriations Committee in April that "spying did occur" against the Trump campaign as the FBI investigated alleged ties to Russian Federation. Cory Booker of New Jersey - joined a growing number of Democratic White House hopefuls calling on Barr to resign. "I haven't even heard that", Trump s...

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  • Rahul Gandhi apologises for attributing `chowkidar chor hai` comment to SC
Rahul Gandhi apologises for attributing `chowkidar chor hai` comment to SC

During the hearing in the case, Mukul Rohatgi on behalf of BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said: He (Rahul Gandhi ) deliberately put words in the mouth of SC, he has only expressed regret . "It has been further brought out in the complaint that in the Company's Annual Returns filed on 10/10/2005 and 31/10/2006, your date of birth has been given as 1...

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  • Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defence secretary
Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defence secretary

The decision to sack the official comes after earlier this week UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned the United Kingdom and its businesses, saying that they should exercise a certain degree of caution when cooperating with Chinese companies, such as Huawei , as they allegedly could be a threat to national security.

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  • China diplomat: Huawei should be allowed to upgrade 5G in UK
China diplomat: Huawei should be allowed to upgrade 5G in UK

Some of the UK's closest allies have blocked Huawei from work on their own networks because of security concerns, some of which were reportedly raised by Cabinet ministers present at the NSC meeting about the firm's involvement. He said such decisions were something that "western democracies who are concerned about human rights need to think carefu...

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  • United Nations puts Pakistani armed group chief Masood Azhar on 'terror' list
United Nations puts Pakistani armed group chief Masood Azhar on 'terror' list

Indian foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said the decision by the United Nations to proscribe Azhar was "a step in the right direction to demonstrate the global community's resolve to fight against terrorism and its enablers". Listing of Azhar means that travel and an arms embargo will be imposed on him which means he cannot travel outsi...

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  • Palestinian suspected of spying for UAE dies in Turkish prison
Palestinian suspected of spying for UAE dies in Turkish prison

Turkey has delicate relations with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, two of the Arab states that imposed a blockade on Qatar, one of Ankara's close allies. "We were surprised by his arrest . and we were more shocked by the false accusations against him", Yusuf said. Khashoggi was killed and dismembered on October 2 after he went to the ...

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  • FIR against Supriyo for entering poll booth with armed guards
FIR against Supriyo for entering poll booth with armed guards

Visuals of Babul Supriyo sitting in a auto with the rear windows smashed have gone viral even as the rival candidate Moon Moon Sen feigns ignorance of the incident stating that she was busy visiting her constituency to ensure smooth polling.

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  • WikiLeaks' Julian Assange faces sentencing over bail-jumping
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange faces sentencing over bail-jumping

He breached his bail back in 2012 amid threats of extradition to Sweden, where he was wanted for questioning over rape and sexual assault allegations. Sweden dropped its investigation into Assange in May 2017, citing statute of limitations. There will be a hearing on Thursday morning at Westminster Magistrate's Court on the extradition request.

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  • Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan militants
Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan militants

Police believe that radical Muslim preacher Zahran led the NTJ - or a splinter faction - to mount the attacks in Colombo as well as on a church in Batticaloa in the east . According to a report in The Hindu , Zahran Hashim's father and two brothers were killed on Friday during an overnight shooting between Sri Lankan troops and the suspects.

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  • Emperor Naruhito inherits Imperial regalia
Emperor Naruhito inherits Imperial regalia

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito was enthroned on Tuesday in a ceremony that made him the new Japanese Emperor, a day after the abdication of his father Akihito. In the "Room of Pine" in Tokyo's Imperial Palace, the popular 85-year-old performed the abdication ritual in the presence of the imperial regalia - an ancient sword and sacred jewel that a...

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  • US, Russia, China agree on orderly withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan
US, Russia, China agree on orderly withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan

Ambassador Khalilzad had met with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani ahead of his trip to Pakistan with ARG Presidential Palace saying the US envoy briefed President Ghani regarding his future trips and programs regarding Afghan peace process.

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  • Trump Sues Banks to Keep Records Private
Trump Sues Banks to Keep Records Private

Every citizen should be concerned about this sweeping, lawless, invasion of privacy. Their clients, in this case, include not just the president but his three eldest children, as well as the business conglomerate that bears their name. Stephen Lynch, a Massachusetts Democrat , pointing to a potential massive infrastructure deal that has so far r...

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  • In Cedar Rapids rally, Biden vows to clean up after Trump administration
In Cedar Rapids rally, Biden vows to clean up after Trump administration

Biden announced his top three platforms. "It's just the beginning", said Jennifer Palmieri, a senior adviser to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign. "We can't justify them", Biden said. He also called for a national minimum wage of $15 per hour and said noncompete agreements, which prohibit some workers even in relatively low p...

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  • Indian Navy on high alert for cyclone Fani
Indian Navy on high alert for cyclone Fani

Fani , pronounced as "Phoni", is a "severe cyclonic storm" that may develop into an "extremely severe cyclone" by Wednesday, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) predictions. "It is very likely to move northwestwards till 01st May evening and thereafter recurve north-northeastwards towards Odisha Coast", bulletin further adds.

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  • Trump seeks to declare Muslim Brotherhood terrorists
Trump seeks to declare Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

According to the paper, which cited officials familiar with the matter, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi urged US President Donald Trump to take the step during a April 9 visit to the White House . Some conservatives have argued for years that the Brotherhood, which was founded in Egypt in 1928 and sought to establish a worldwide Islamic ca...

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  • Watch Stephen Moore Try to Defend Racist Joke About Obama
Watch Stephen Moore Try to Defend Racist Joke About Obama

But Trump's other choice, conservative commentator Stephen Moore , has gone on a talk-show blitz to try to save his candidacy following disclosures of incendiary comments he has made in the past about women. The president has railed against Fed Chairman Jerome Powell for raising interest rates, which was done four times a year ago to prevent pri...

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  • Mozambique: Rains prompt flooding fears after Cyclone Kenneth
Mozambique: Rains prompt flooding fears after Cyclone Kenneth

An estimated 160,000 people are at risk, with more torrential rain forecast in the coming days, said officials. But rains started again and conditions were too risky for the next flight to take off, the United Nations said. At least five people have died as a result of the cyclone, and almost 35,000 homes have been badly damaged or destroyed, nat...

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  • Mueller calls out Barr over how his findings were released
Mueller calls out Barr over how his findings were released

It's none of the business of a witness to try to dictate to a congressional committee what our procedures for questioning him are", Nadler told reporters. Mueller wrote the letter on March 27 just days after Barr issued a four-page memo that summarized what he said were the main conclusions of the Special Counsel's Russian Federation report, the ...

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