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Big power competition in the Eastern Mediterranean: Is Trump missing the...

James M. Dorsey | A Trump administration decision to sanction two key Turkish officials in retaliation for the continued detention of an American cleric coupled...

Hacker breaches defenses at social news star Reddit

AFP | Popular social news website Reddit on Thursday was warning users that a hacker broke into its systems, intercepting some employee text messages to...

The deep state’s long enmity toward Iranians

Jacob G. Hornberger | The U.S. deep state’s hatred of the Iranian people goes back a long way, at least as far back as 1953....

Trump, Italy’s Conte cement populist front

AFP | US President Donald Trump traded smiles, handshakes and compliments with Italy's populist leader Giuseppe Conte Monday, as the two rightists presented a united...

‘Come and get me,’ boy pleaded before California fire death

AFP | A young boy pleaded for rescue before he died along with two others in a California wildfire, an anguished relative recounted Monday, while...

Japan to spend $4.2 bn over 30 years on missile defence...

AFP | Japan said Monday it would spend some $4.2 billion over the next 30 years on installing and operating US radar systems to protect...

In Italy’s Conte, Trump sees a like-minded European

AFP | US President Donald Trump receives Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday, welcoming to the White House a European populist with like-minded views...

An alleged spy stirs trade war between Turkey and U.S.

News Analysis | After calling President Recep Tayyip  Erdogan to intervene into the matter, when a Turkish court ordered to keep the Turkey-based US pastor...

Putin Invites Trump to Moscow as White House postponed the summit...

News Analysis | Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited US president Donald Trump to visit Moscow for the one-to-one summit after Trump administration decided to...

US says China is increasing state’s economic control

AFP | The United States on Thursday accused China of falsely claiming that it was working to open its economy, insisting that Beijing's real goal...

Where now for Venezuela with 1,000,000% inflation?

AFP | Whether it sparks a social revolution or forces the government to open up the economy, one thing for sure is that Venezuela's projected...

Two arrested in $1.2 bn Venezuela currency scam

AFP| The United States has arrested two people in a ring of ex-officials and business people who laundered $1.2 billion in funds from Venezuela's state...

Greece wildfires: a timeline of disaster

AFP | At least 79 people have died in wildfires around the Greek capital Athens this week, among the deadliest blazes in living memory. "At about...

Iran threatens US with counter measure if oil exports are blocked

News Analysis | Iran foreign ministry spokesperson Baharam Qassemi has said that Iran will retaliate with reactionary measures if the country’s oil exports are embargoed...

‘Mommy is lying’: the travails of migrant kids taken from parents

AFP | A little boy named Jose who braved the dangerous trek through Mexico to the United States with his mother is confused and upset. The...

A case against Pakistan’s self-proclaimed intellectuals

Omer Amir | Pakistan’s public discourse has been hijacked preluding the general elections 2018. As a matter of fact, it has always been hijacked in...

Israel evacuates “White Helmets” from Syria as government forces continue to...

News Analysis | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated that Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have carried out the evacuation of more than 400 “White...

US-Russia-China triangle in flux, again

M K Bhadrakumar | In a conversation with the Financial Times last week, Henry Kissinger made a highly significant remark about President Donald Trump’s attempt...

Turkey says it has new evidence against Gulen which could help...

News Analysis | Turkish Minister of Justice said that new evidence has been discovered which shows that U.S based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen was directly...

Islamabad nominated to conduct arbitration in US-Afghanistan table talk

News Analysis | Following an explosion in Northern Afghanistan killing 14 civilians on 19th July 2018, the United States’ General Joseph Votel highlighted his interest...

Moscow suggests cooperation with US on return of Syrian refugees

AFP | Moscow has put forward plans to Washington to cooperate on the safe return of refugees to Syria, the Russian ministry of defense said...

A hat trick for Trump’s presidential legacy

M.K Bhadrakumar | It is clear by now that US President Donald Trump’s remark on Thursday as he was setting out for the Group of...

EU urges big powers to prevent trade ‘conflict and chaos’

AFP | The European Union on Monday called on the United States, China, and Russia to work together to avoid trade "conflict and chaos" to...

Trump hails ties with UK despite Brexit criticism

AFP | US President Donald Trump on Friday played down his extraordinary attack on Britain's plans for Brexit, praising Prime Minister Theresa May and insisting...

Trade war ramps up as US threatens $200bn in Chinese goods

AFP | The United States and China have fired the next shots in their escalating trade war, with Washington threatening to impose fresh tariffs on...

Rising violence against immigrants in the US

News Analysis | A 25-year-old Indian student was fatally shot in the back during a suspected attempted robbery at a restaurant where he worked in...

N. Korea talks sidelining human rights: UN rapporteur

AFP | The North Korean talks process with the US and the South is sidelining the human rights of Pyongyang's oppressed citizens, the UN's top...

Starbucks back in hot water, ‘disrespects’ stutterer

AFP | Starbucks was back in hot water Friday, three months after a branch manager called the police on two black men -- this time...

China eyes eastern Europe investment as US trade war sizzles

News Desk | As a trade war rages between China and the US, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is meeting leaders from central and eastern Europe...

Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Crosses $1 Billion At Worldwide Box Office

News desk | Jurassic World has been raking in insane amounts of money ever since the franchise was launched in 2015. The first in a...

Pompeo sets off for North Korea nuclear talks

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Washington on Thursday bound for Pyongyang and his latest round of talks with Kim Jong Un...

Shortage of vets spells misery for Karachi zoo animals

AFP | A white African lioness stares blankly at the spectators crowded outside her small, steel-barred cage, her extraordinary coat dotted with numerous spots, the...

Cherry picking: China looks to replace US farm goods in trade...

AFP | American cherries are tantalisingly sweet. They are so loaded with sugar and low on water that China's home-grown cherries cannot compete on taste...

US sticks to goal of cutting Iran oil exports to zero

AFP | The United States remains determined to force Iran to change its behavior by cutting its oil exports to zero, the State Department said...

US-Japan alliance ‘cornerstone’ of regional stability: Mattis

News Desk | The US-Japan alliance is vital to peace in Asia and Washington remains committed to the partnership as it pursues diplomacy with North...

Gains by banks, Nike boost US stocks

AFP | Wall Street stocks opened decisively higher on Friday after most banks passed US stress tests and Dow member Nike reported strong earnings. The...

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