• U.S. senators seek answers on U.S. presence in Niger after ambush

    U.S. senators said on Sunday the White House has not been forthcoming with details about the military’s presence in Niger after the deaths of four soldiers there earlier this month and they want more answers on U.S. operations in the west African country. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer said in separate interviews that they support […]

    U.S. senators seek answers on U.S. presence in Niger after ambush
  • 5 former presidents appear together for hurricane relief

    The five living former presidents appeared together for the first time since 2013 on Saturday at a concert to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H.W. and George W. Bush gathered on stage in College Station, Texas, home […]

    5 former presidents appear together for hurricane relief
  • Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday. “I would go, yes,” Carter, 93, told the Times when he was asked in an interview at his ranch house in Plains, Georgia whether […]

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT
  • Macri coalition may win Argentina’s ‘Big Five’ districts in Sunday mid-term

    Allies of Argentina’s business-friendly President Mauricio Macri could sweep the country’s “Big Five” voting districts in Sunday’s congressional election, neutering the opposition and advancing his chances of being re-elected in 2019. The private sector has worried about a potential comeback by former President Cristina Fernandez, a free-spending populist who nearly bankrupted the country during her 2007-2015 rule, but opinion polls […]

    Macri coalition may win Argentina’s ‘Big Five’ districts in Sunday mid-term
  • Trump video to be played at hurricane relief concert

    In a rare show of unity, U.S. President Donald Trump praised all five of his living predecessors on Saturday, thanking them in a video posted online for their work helping to raise funds to help victims of recent hurricanes. The statement, which commends Americans for coming together in the wake of four hurricanes and the deadly California wildfires, will be […]

    Trump video to be played at hurricane relief concert
  • Austria’s likely next chancellor hopes to form govt. in 60 days: paper

    Austria’s likely next chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, wants talks over a new government to last no more than two months, he said in a newspaper interview published in Sunday. Austria’s president on Friday gave the green light to conservative leader Kurz, whose People’s Party (OVP) secured 31.5 percent of the vote in last week’s parliamentary election, to form a government. “The […]

    Austria’s likely next chancellor hopes to form govt. in 60 days: paper
  • Populist billionaire’s party wins big in Czech Republic

    The centrist ANO movement led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic’s parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved the way for the euroskeptic to lead the country. With votes from 99.6 percent of all polling stations counted by the Czech Statistics Office, ANO won in a landslide with […]

    Populist billionaire’s party wins big in Czech Republic
  • US pushes Saudi Arabia, Iraq on united front to counter Iran

     U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is pressing Saudi Arabia and Iraq to form a united front to counter Iran’s growing assertiveness in the Middle East. Tillerson has participated in the inaugural meeting of a Saudi-Iraqi coordination committee, along with the Saudi king and Iraq’s prime minister. Tillerson tells those leaders that the meeting highlights already improving ties and “the […]

    US pushes Saudi Arabia, Iraq on united front to counter Iran
  • South Korea’s president says will continue phasing out nuclear power

    South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday the government will continue to phase out nuclear-generated electricity, following a public opinion survey that dealt a blow to his plans to do so. “We will completely stop all plans for the construction of new nuclear reactors like the government previously stated,” Moon said in a statement distributed to reporters by his […]

    South Korea’s president says will continue phasing out nuclear power
  • Indonesia police question Trump partner over alleged threats

    Police are questioning the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump over allegations he sent threatening text messages to a deputy attorney general. A smiling Hary Tanoesoedibjo arrived at the national police’s Criminal Investigation Agency in central Jakarta on Friday morning after failing to comply with a summons for questioning last week. The 51-year-old billionaire, better known as Tanoe, is […]

    Indonesia police question Trump partner over alleged threats

World »

Likely tornado sends Beach Boys, Oklahoma governor fleeing

Likely tornado sends Beach Boys, Oklahoma governor fleeing

October 22, 2017 at 3:25 pm

High winds and torrential rains accompanying a likely tornado tore part of the roof off of an Oklahoma casino while the Beach Boys were playing a concert attended by Gov....

Africa »

Egypt sentences 11 to death over attacks on police

Egypt sentences 11 to death over attacks on police

October 22, 2017 at 2:48 pm

An Egyptian criminal court has confirmed death sentences for 11 men and handed down life sentences to 14 others over charges including attempted murder of policemen. The...

Asia »

Palestinian festival drops film over director’s Israel trips

Palestinian festival drops film over director’s Israel trips

October 22, 2017 at 7:18 pm

A Palestinian film festival says it has canceled the screening of a movie by a Lebanese-French director following pressure from activists because he shot a previous film...

Economy »

Asia hit by Wall St. stumble, debt yields spike after ECB minutes

Asia hit by Wall St. stumble, debt yields spike after ECB minutes

July 7, 2017 at 8:52 am

Asian shares lost ground on Friday after a weak session on Wall Street, while global sovereign debt yields were elevated across the board on bets the European Central Bank...

Europe »

Bavarian town honors horses’ patron saint in procession

Bavarian town honors horses’ patron saint in procession

October 22, 2017 at 2:41 pm

Townspeople and farmers in the small Bavarian town of Warngau have donned traditional costumes for their annual procession in horse-drawn carriages to a local church in honor...

Middle East »

Iraqi Kurdish opposition party Gorran calls on Barzani to step down

Iraqi Kurdish opposition party Gorran calls on Barzani to step down

October 22, 2017 at 7:03 pm

Gorran, a main opposition party to Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani, called on Sunday for his resignation, and for a “national salvation government” to be formed to...

UK »

Now talk nice: EU script to help May settle Brexit bill

Now talk nice: EU script to help May settle Brexit bill

October 22, 2017 at 6:04 pm

  Diplomatic theatrics at last week’s Brussels summit revealed how European Union leaders will coax Theresa May over the next two months into parting with tens of...

Energy »

Britain to hold 2021/22 back-up power capacity auction next February

Britain to hold 2021/22 back-up power capacity auction next February

July 7, 2017 at 8:14 am

Britain will hold an auction to secure up to 50.1 gigawatts (GW)of back-up electricity generating capacity for 2021/2022 in February 2018, the government said on Friday. Britain began...

Entertainment »

‘Madea Halloween’ sequel takes No. 1, ‘Geostorm’ flops

‘Madea Halloween’ sequel takes No. 1, ‘Geostorm’ flops

October 22, 2017 at 7:08 pm

Tyler Perry’s “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” has scared up a healthy audience in its first weekend in theaters. Studio estimates on Sunday say the comedy sequel...

Technology »

Tesla to build giant battery in Australia amid energy crisis

Tesla to build giant battery in Australia amid energy crisis

July 7, 2017 at 10:57 am

Tesla announced on Friday it will build the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in southern Australia, part of a bid to solve an energy crisis that has led to ongoing...

Video »

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani addresses parliament

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani addresses parliament

April 25, 2016 at 7:58 pm

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani attends a joint session of the both Houses of Afghan Parliament in Kabul, Afghanistan on April 25, 2016.[KGVID]http://www.primanews.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Afghan-President-Ashraf-Ghani-addresses-parliament.mp4[/KGVID]

Sport »

Alexis Sanchez throws tantrum at Aaron Ramsey after failed pass during Everton clash

Alexis Sanchez throws tantrum at Aaron Ramsey after failed pass during Everton clash

October 22, 2017 at 6:50 pm

Alexis Sanchez was seen fuming at Arsenal team-mate Aaron Ramsey after the Welshman misplaced a pass during the Gunners clash with Everton. The Chilean was starting up top...

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Palestinian festival drops film over director’s Israel trips

Palestinian festival drops film over director’s Israel trips

A Palestinian film festival says it has canceled the screening of a movie by a Lebanese-French director following pressure from activists because he shot a previous film in Israel. “The Insult,” the latest movie by director Ziad Doueiri, was set to be screened at the Palestinian Days of Cinema festival and was competing for its top award. But the screening […]

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Typhoon kills at least two in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuate

Typhoon kills at least two in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuate

A typhoon roared towards Japan’s main island on election day on Sunday, killing at least two people, prompting a warning for tens of thousands to evacuate and the cancellation of hundreds of flights. One man was killed under scaffolding that collapsed in high winds and a fisherman was killed as he tended to his boat, Kyodo news agency said. There […]

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‘Madea Halloween’ sequel takes No. 1, ‘Geostorm’ flops

‘Madea Halloween’ sequel takes No. 1, ‘Geostorm’ flops

Tyler Perry’s “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” has scared up a healthy audience in its first weekend in theaters. Studio estimates on Sunday say the comedy sequel earned $21.7 million from 2,388 theaters to easily take first place. In second place is the long-delayed disaster epic “Geostorm,” which opened to a dismal $13.3 million against a reported $120 million production […]

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Iraqi Kurdish opposition party Gorran calls on Barzani to step down

Iraqi Kurdish opposition party Gorran calls on Barzani to step down

Gorran, a main opposition party to Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani, called on Sunday for his resignation, and for a “national salvation government” to be formed to deal with crisis pitting the Kurds and the central Iraqi authorities. Gorran, or the Change Movement, blamed Barzani for the “disaster” facing the Kurds after the loss on Oct. 16 of the oil-rich […]

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Alexis Sanchez throws tantrum at Aaron Ramsey after failed pass during Everton clash

Alexis Sanchez throws tantrum at Aaron Ramsey after failed pass during Everton clash

Alexis Sanchez was seen fuming at Arsenal team-mate Aaron Ramsey after the Welshman misplaced a pass during the Gunners clash with Everton. The Chilean was starting up top alongside Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil for the first time but it was Everton that took the lead through Wayne Rooney. Nacho Monreal got the visitors back on level terms but Sanchez’s […]

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Manchester United Allegedly Have £5m Bid Rejected for Villa’s Answer to Dwight Yorke

Manchester United Allegedly Have £5m Bid Rejected for Villa’s Answer to Dwight Yorke

Aston Villa’s 19-year-old wonderkid Keinan Davis has emerged as a surprise target for Manchester United, following reports the Red Devils have had a £5m bid turned down for the youngster. The striker – who has established himself as a regular under former United man Steve Bruce- has now bagged himself two goals in ten games for Villa. This has led […]

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Japan’s Murata stops N’Dam to win world middleweight title

Japan’s Murata stops N’Dam to win world middleweight title

Japan’s Ryota Murata beat champion Hassan N’Dam by technical knockout Sunday to capture the World Boxing Association middleweight title. The 2012 Olympic champion avenged a controversial points loss to the Frenchman earlier this year with a convincing display in Tokyo, inflicting heavy punishment on N’Dam who failed to come out for round eight. “I’m not crying,” joked Murata after bursting into […]

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Mino Raiola Thinks Zlatan Ibrahimovic Has a ‘Minimum 5 or 6 Years’ Left to Play

Mino Raiola Thinks Zlatan Ibrahimovic Has a ‘Minimum 5 or 6 Years’ Left to Play

Mino Raiola, the agent of Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, believes the Swede has a “minimum of five or six” years left to play. Raiola made the bold claims regarding the 36-year-old in an interview withExpressen (via MailOnline’s Glen Williams): “He has so much in him. I think minimum another five or six years. I won’t let him stop, he has to work for me […]

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Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

  The deputy head of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas vowed to keep close ties with Israel’s arch-enemy Iran and to maintain its weapons, Iranian media reported on Sunday, rejecting Israeli preconditions for any peace talks. Hamas, which is designated as a terrorist group by Western countries and Israel, signed a reconciliation deal this month with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s […]

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As relations thaw, Saudi Arabia and Iraq pledge cooperation against IS

As relations thaw, Saudi Arabia and Iraq pledge cooperation against IS

  Saudi Arabia and Iraq convened a new joint body to coordinate their fight against Islamic State and on rebuilding Iraqi territory wrested from the group, the Saudi King Salman and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in Riyadh on Sunday. The rare senior meeting, signaling a thaw between states that have been at loggerheads for decades, was also attended […]

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