Kim Jong-nam murder: Malaysian police says North Korean suspects hiding inside embassy

Kim Jong-nam murder: Malaysian police says North Korean suspects hiding inside embassy

Malaysias police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said on Tuesday (7 March) that North Korean suspects wanted in the murder of Kim Jong-nam – the estranged half-brother of Kim Jong-un – are hiding inside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. He also accused Pyongyang of not cooperating with Malaysian police in the murder investigation. Mar 7, 2017
US starts to deploy Thaad anti-missile defense system in South Korea

US starts to deploy Thaad anti-missile defense system in South Korea

The United States has started the deployment of a sophisticated missile defence system in South Korea to counter North Koreas increasing aggression in the region. Military equipment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) have already arrived in South Korea. The process of deployment began on Monday (6 March) — the same day North Korea fired off four ballistic missiles. Mar 7, 2017
Critics slam Trumps travel ban 2.0 as un-American

Critics slam Trumps travel ban 2.0 as un-American

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on 6 March that bans citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from entering the US. Democrats and Islamic organisations in the US have slammed POTUS for the revised ban, calling it immoral and un-American. The Council on American–Islamic Relations (CAIR) said the ban undermines the freedom of the American Muslims despite US constitution granting freedom of religion to all. Mar 7, 2017
French elections 2017: François Fillon says I am not autistic

French elections 2017: François Fillon says I am not autistic

François Fillon, the candidate of Les Républicains for the French presidential election kept repeating I am not autistic on TV trying to answer why he was still running for president amidst the corruption suspicions surrounding him. Mar 6, 2017
Republicans ask Trump for proof of wiretaps

Republicans ask Trump for proof of wiretaps

After President Donald Trump accused Former President Barack Obama of wiretapping his phone lines, some Republicans are asking Trump to provide evidence of the claims. Mar 6, 2017
Boris Johnson: Russia is up to all sorts of no good

Boris Johnson: Russia is up to all sorts of no good

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been invited to Russia to speak with his counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in an attempt to resolve significant differences over conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Speaking in Brussels on 6 March Johnson said he will confront Russia on a number of topics inlcuding the Ukraine and Russian cyber warfare. If the trip goes ahead Johnson it will be the first official visit to Russia by a UK minister since 2011. Mar 6, 2017
Trumps office under pressure amid Russia investigation

Trumps office under pressure amid Russia investigation

US President Donald Trumps administration is under pressure over contacts with Russia before Trump took office. Several prominent figures of his team already stepped down over undisclosed meetings with the Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Mar 5, 2017