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China 'outraged' by US sanctions over Russian weapons buy

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The US stressed that Moscow is in fact is the " ultimate target " of the restrictions. Russian Federation will take "measures that best correspond to [its] interests", Peskov added. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said that Beijing was "strongly outraged" over the decision and had logged several formal complaints. The penalties were applied under a law that requires the USA to sanction anyone undertaking significant transactions with certain people affiliated with Russian ... Read More »

Putin says ready to boost anti-terror cooperation with Iran

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The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the rare assault in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, while Iranian officials blamed " a foreign regime " backed by the United States . He told state television three attackers were killed at the scene and the fourth died later of his injuries. "It is not acceptable that these groups are not listed as terrorist organizations by the European Union as long as they have not carried out a terrorist attack in Europe", Qasemi was quoted as ... Read More »

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang passes away at 61

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Quang died in a military hospital in Hanoi on Friday from a "serious illness despite efforts by domestic and worldwide doctors and professors", Vietnam Television reported. The head of state also lauded Tran Dai Quang's personal contribution to cultivating the comprehensive strategic partnership between Russian Federation and Vietnam and bilateral cooperation in various spheres. Read More »

White House ramping up tariffs won't solve China-US trade dispute

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Starting January 1, 2019, the level of the additional tariffs will increase to 25%. Speaking to Chinese publication Xinhua , Ma said his promise to create the jobs was made under the assumption that the U.S. Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided previous year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening U.S. Read More »

Indian govt chose Anil Ambani as Rafale partner, says Francois Hollande

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Rahul Gandhi further claimed that people in the central government are making false statements "one after the other" to save Prime Minister Modi as he was the one, who signed the contract. In this Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence became the "offset" partner of the French. Prasad, as reported by NDTV , also questioned why the Rafale deal during the then UPA government was sent back for re-examination in 2012. Read More »

4 dead, including suspect, in Maryland shooting, law enforcement says

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Ray Fang, the hospital's trauma medical director, said two of the victims were stable and doing well, while two remain seriously injured. No law enforcement officers fired shots during their response, he said. The wounded included Hassan Mitchell , 19, Wilfredo Villegas , 45, and a 45-year-old woman from NY named Acharya Purna. Bhandari says Giri and her children joined her husband in the U.S.in April. Read More »

Disappointed Imran describes Indian leadership as 'small men occupying big offices'

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In his tweet , he further mentioned, "All my life I have come across small men occupying big offices who do not have the vision to see the larger picture". It also objected to a postage stamp it said glorified a separatist who was killed by Indian forces in the disputed region a year ago. He said: "We had already told India that if they take one step towards us, we will take two". Read More »

Militants kill Iranian troops at parade

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Two gunmen on a motorcycle wearing khaki uniforms carried out the assault according to Iranian news agency Fars , which is close to the military. "Terrorists recruited, trained, armed, and paid by a foreign regime have attacked Ahvaz". Read More »

India walks out on peace talks with Pakistan

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Pakistan said it regretted India's decision not to meet, with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi saying that "clapping can't be done with a single hand". Pakistan Rangers also extended help in efforts to locate the soldier's body". In fact, India and Pakistan has not had any substantial dialogue since 2012. Read More »

Texan running 3D-printed gun company ordered to leave Taiwan

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It's unclear why Wilson traveled to Taiwan. Austin police Detective Shaun Donovan wrote in a request for a warrant to arrest Wilson on a sexual assault charge. Police allege in an affidavit filed September 19, that Wilson had sex with an underage girl and paid her $500 afterward. And, in one message, Sanjuro identified himself as Cody Wilson, police said. Read More »

Indian Catholic bishop arrested ‘for raping nun repeatedly over two years’

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A protesting nun said they were all waiting for the news of the arrest of the bishop so a strong message goes out to those who abuse women. NDTV delivers reliable information across all platforms: TV, Internet and Mobile. Following the allegations, dozens of nuns, activists and advocates have protested outside a court demanding his prosecution. Mr Sankar told reporters on Friday that the police would now investigate charges of rape, illegal confinement, unnatural sex and intimidation. Read More »

Rod Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping Trump

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While the Rosenstein story by the Times sent shockwaves on Friday afternoon, independent journalist Marcy Wheeler anxious that reporting now " gives Trump his excuse to fire " the Deputy Attorney General. Rosenstein has been a target of Trump's ire since appointing Robert Mueller as a Justice Department special counsel to investigate potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election . Read More »

Republicans to Kavanaugh accuser: Reach deal or panel votes on Monday

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Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California, has said Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, sexually assaulted her in 1982 when both were high school students in Maryland. Reporters had assigned seating and were kept separated from the nominee, who was whisked to and from the room. Mr Grassley's letter states that Prof Ford has until Friday morning to provide the committee with her prepared testimony and biography if she plans to testify next Monday. Read More »

Cruz, O'Rourke face off in first debate

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Ted Cruz met with voters Thursday in Webster. Cruz has been making his pitch directly to Texas' more conservative-leaning electorate, trying to paint O'Rourke as an out-of-touch liberal, saying at a recent campaign rally that the Democrat is trying to turn Texas into California, "right down to the tofu and silicon and dyed hair". Read More »

Absent Deal With Accuser, Panel to Vote Monday on Kavanaugh

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She identified four people as being at the party, including Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge, but "none of the four lived in the vicinity of the Columbia Country Club", Whelan tweeted . "So I thought that the president's tweet was completely inappropriate and wrong". But he also called for Ford's voice to be heard: "With all of that, I feel that the Republicans-and I can speak for myself-we should go through a process, because there shouldn't be even a little doubt". Read More »

Man opens fire at his Wisconsin office, three seriously hurt

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A fourth person was grazed but a bullet. Police said three people were seriously wounded and remained hospitalized. He says the man fired at officers before he was shot. She didn't know the extent of the shooting. Dane County Sheriff deputies and agents from the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives joined local police at the scene. Read More »

Syria's Assad blames Israel over downing of Russian plane

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Israel dispatched General Amikam Norkin to Moscow Thursday to provide more details on the events. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who spoke to Netanyahu by phone on September 18, called it "a chain of tragic chance events". "These weapons were meant to attack Israel, and posed an intolerable threat against it", it stressed. Damascus skies erupt with surface-to-air missile fire as the U.S. Read More »

Shark attack victim in critical condition, rushed to surgery

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UPDATE, 3pm: Paramedics are treating a 12-year-old girl in a serious condition with a significant leg injury after she was bitten by a shark at Cid Harbour this afternoon. Of these, two people died. Local boat operators also report two tiger sharks have been caught in the area this week. A girl has been attacked by a shark at the same Queensland island where a Tasmanian mother was mauled less than 24 hours earlier . Read More »

Kim, Moon join hands on peak of sacred North Korean volcano

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After two days of talks, Kim pledged to close a missile testing site that was crucial to North Korea's development of intercontinental ballistic missiles, and offered to shut the country's only known nuclear complex in exchanged for unspecified "reciprocal measures" from the US. Read More »

Buy Kavanaugh classmate Mark Judge's book about Georgetown Prep for $550

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If Blasey does not show up to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Trump said, "that would be unfortunate". "The Republicans have an incentive to want to clear Brett Kavanaugh's name, not only because he's going to be on the Supreme Court for a lifetime appointment, but also because their party has become connected with sexual assault and the mistreatment of women", Alcindor said. Read More »

Trump orders declassification, release of Comey texts

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Trump on Tuesday demanded the public release of "all text messages relating to the Russian Federation investigation" from James Comey , Andrew McCabe, Bruce Ohr, Peter Strzok , and his former lover Lisa Page. Mark Warner, the ranking member on the Senate Intelligence Committee, has read the underlying documents that Trump wants released, and he issued a stark warning following the White House's announcement: "Be careful what you wish for". Read More »

Trump 'told Spain to build wall through Sahara' to stop migrants

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Spain also has no border with the Sahara, meaning it would have to build the barrier on foreign land. Trump disagreed, according to Borrell's recollection, adding that "the Sahara border can't be bigger than our border with Mexico ". The desert spreads over parts of 11 countries: Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan and Tunisia. Mexico has refused and funding for the wall remains mired in Congress amid opposition from Democrats. Read More »

South Korea's Moon Jae-in makes history at Pyongyang Mass Games

The South Korean President also called for progress in North Korea-U.S. negotiations, . particularly by continuing to exchange letters. Mr. Trump noted other gains, including North Korea releasing American prisoners, returning remains of US soldiers from the Korean War and stopping its nuclear and missile tests. Read More »

Iran Sympathizes with US, Philippines, China over Deadly Storms

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Flash flooding in the Northern Philippines forces 50,000 people from their homes. Even before the storm hit, the hilly region was primed for landslides after a month of monsoon rain saturated the soil. The storm skirted past China's semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong , where Mangkhut's renewed winds reached 117mph, rattling skyscrapers, toppling trees, and tearing scaffolding from construction sites. Read More »

Court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter

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Justice Minallah read the judgment and suspended the sentences handed to the three by accountability court judge Mohammad Bashir on July 6. Sharif received 10 years for corruption, Maryam was given seven years for abetting a crime and a year for not co-operating and son-in-law Safdar Awan was given a one-year sentence also for not co-operating. Read More »

At UN, US accuses Russian Federation of 'dishonest' on North Korea sanctions

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Trump also has exchanged warm regards with Kim, even though negotiations to curb North Korea's nuclear and ballistic program have been stalemated. He pointed to Washington's unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as an example of USA backpedaling on nuclear agreements. "The problem is, it isn't time yet to relieve pressure on North Korea no matter how lucrative it is for Russian Federation", she said. Read More »

North, South Korea agree to jointly bid for 2032 Olympics

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The North Korean offers were made in a joint statement signed by Moon and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday morning, on the second day of their three-day summit in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang . Moon said that the two sides agreed that the Koreas should become a "land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats". The Trump administration has sought concessions like a detailed inventory of North Korea's weapons and inspections, as any peace declaration ... Read More »