• In an aggressive approach to get to the roots of the alleged links between the Trump campaign & Russia, special counsel, Robert Mueller, convened a grand jury, a move that U.S. President Donald Trump decried in a rally. 

    U.S. President Donald Trump said the move seeks to "cheat Americans out of leadership."
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 04, 2017, 6:40 AM EDT
  • U.S. President Donald Trump “grudgingly” signed the bill as he decried overreach by Congress.

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hit back at the U.S. accusing it of waging a “full-scale trade war” after President Donald Trump signed a bill into law imposing fresh sanctions on Moscow on Wednesday.  

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 03, 2017, 6:49 AM EDT
  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said to N. Korea, "We are not your enemy."

    As North Korea runs amok with its nuclear and missile programs, the U.S. struck a conciliatory note with Secretary of State declaring that Washington seeks dialogue and not regime change in the reclusive nation.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 02, 2017, 7:04 AM EDT
  • At least 10 people were killed on Monday as protesters took to streets against the creation of super-powerful constituent assembly.

    Amid global concerns over Venezuela’s shift towards authoritarianism, the country’s security agencies detained two of the most prominent opposition leaders as it seeks to muzzle growing voices of dissent.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 01, 2017, 7:13 AM EDT
  • Police arrest protesters during an Anti-Maduro protest in 2014.

    Venezuela’s opposition accused the country’s government of “mega fraud” and called for fresh protests after a controversial election for a constituent assembly was marred by violence that claimed at least 10 lives on Sunday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 31, 2017, 7:11 AM EDT
  • Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif has resigned after the verdict.

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday removed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office following a corruption probe linked the leader and his family to illicitly amassed wealth overseas through offshore companies.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 28, 2017, 7:27 AM EDT
  • (Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region/flickr)

    About 10,000 people were forced to flee their homes and campsites after raging wildfires hit south-eastern France engulfing 4,000 hectares of land in flames near Bormes-les-Mimoses in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 26, 2017, 7:23 AM EDT
  • A Palestinian man carries a child outside the Dome of Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

    In the wake of deadly clashes, Israel's security cabinet agreed to replace the metal detectors, installed recently at entry points to Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, with a less obtrusive surveillance system.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 25, 2017, 7:40 AM EDT
  • A protester holds a Venezuelan flag during 2014 anti-Maduro demonstrations in Caracas.

    Violent clashes between police and demonstrators left at least three people dead after millions of Venezuelans took to streets to join a nationwide strike against President Nicolás Maduro’s bid to rewrite the country’s constitution.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 21, 2017, 6:50 AM EDT