The Philippines is reportedly looking to lodge a protest against Chinas alleged presence of two military aircraft on a Chinese-built island in the South China Sea.
The Trump administration and some lawmakers are reportedly considering using a law targeting human rights abusers to impose sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the oppression of Muslims in western Xinjiang province.
Valentina Matviyenko, speaker for the Russian Federation Council (i.e. the upper house of the Russian parliament) declared at a press conference on Wednesday that Russias response to the latest round of sanctions will be “precise, painful, and without question sensitive for exactly those countries that imposed them on Russia.”
Chief Minister Biplab Deb of Tripura state in India closed out his first month in office with a speech at a computerization workshop on Monday in which he claimed India invented the Internet about 3,000 years ago.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has warned his citizens against the practice of fellatio, pointing out that the “mouth is for eating” rather than sexual activity.
During a ceremony held to celebrate National Army Day in Iran on Wednesday, Irans President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic will “produce or procure any weapons” that it needs to defend itself.
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. President Donald Trumps administration finds the expanding cooperation in Syria between U.S. NATO ally Turkey and Russia “gravely concerning,” a top Department of State (DOS) warned lawmakers.
An anonymous “official with knowledge of the discussions” told CNN on Wednesday that the head of the Chinese Communist Party, Xi Jinping, is planning his first official visit to Pyongyang.
A meeting in Nigerias National Assembly plenary was disrupted after a group of men stormed the building and stole the chambers mace – a large, ceremonial club.
Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute and author of Bully of Asia: Why Chinas Dream Is the New Threat to World Order, told SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Tuesdays Breitbart News Tonight that China could “choke off trade” and “control access” to a critical maritime trade route if allowed to control the South China Sea.
North Koreas state media outlets, which have remained largely silent on talks for an in-person meeting between communist dictator Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump, did not disclose on Wednesday the news that CIA Director Mike Pompeo met Kim personally in Pyongyang.
Both North and South Korea have agreed to live broadcast a meeting between Presidents Moon Jae-in and communist dictator Kim Jong-un, one that may finally bring the Korean War to an official end.
China, which is working hard to develop AI-powered killing machines, has suddenly called for them to be banned.
The European Union (EU) should keep the door open for Turkey and its Islamist leader to join the bloc, Germanys EU minister has insisted.
Nigerian officials failed to confirm or deny news this week that nearly 100 girls had died in captivity as the nation observed four years since Boko Haram abducted over 200 girls from the northeastern village of Chibok.
Rep. Thomas Massie said President Donald Trumps original instincts were correct about Syria, that America should not get involved, and “we should get out of Syria.”
President Donald Trump promised his administration would continue to be “very tough” of the communist regime of Cuba and its Venezuelan proxy in an exclusive Spanish-language interview with Univisión during his visit to Hialeah, Florida, on Monday.
TEL AVIV – Israel is “fully capable” of striking Iran, a former Israel Air Force pilot who was part of the team that destroyed Iraqs nuclear reactor in 1981 told The Jerusalem Post, amid increased tensions between the two countries.
(POLITICO) STOCKHOLM — Sweden may be known for its popular music, IKEA and a generous welfare state. It is also increasingly associated with a rising number of Islamic State recruits, bombings and hand grenade attacks.
WASHINGTON, DC — Iran has “converted and radicalized thousands of Latin Americans” throughout the years by dispatching imams to the region and establishing mosques and “cultural centers” that Hezbollah used as recruiting tools, an expert on the Islamic Republic indicated while testifying before a House panel.
TEL AVIV — As Israelis here prepare to celebrate the countries 70th anniversary starting at sundown tonight, the Israel Defense Forces is on high alert for the possibility of direct Iranian retaliation for a reported Israeli strike in Syria that targeted an Iran-operated airbase.
Students learning to cast out demons were told to expect Muslims among their future clients at a week-long course on exorcism in Rome this week.
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The European Union, long-promoted as a peace project by supporters, is seeking to create a laser weapon which can disintegrate human heads.
Susan Rice, former National Security Adviser to President Barack Obama, said she approved of President Donald Trumps decision to inflict a military strike on Syria after a chemical weapons attack on civilians.
President Donald Trump confirmed reports that CIA director Mike Pompeo met secretly with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
An alleged Israeli strike on an air base in central Syria on April 9 targeted a soon-to-be-deployed Iranian advanced air defense system and a drone hangar, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
The father of little Alfie Evans met with Pope Francis in the Vatican Wednesday and pleaded with him to help save his son, who has been sentenced to be euthanized against his parents wishes.
In his most powerful statement to date, Pope Francis has urged authorities to spare the lives of two disabled persons due to be euthanized, Vincent Lambert in France and Alfie Evans in the UK.
The Israeli military on Tuesday evening said it fired tank shells at a Hamas post in the southern Gaza Strip, after gunmen opened fire at Israeli troops operating near the border.
Beirut – Syrian regime forces shelled the last pockets in Damascus controlled by the Islamic State group, preparing the ground for a possible assault on the jihadist stronghold, a monitor said Wednesday.
Riyadh – Blockbuster action flick “Black Panther” will play at a cinema test screening in Saudi Arabia Wednesday, the first in a series of trial runs before movie theatres open to the wider public next month.
WASHINGTON, DC — Rival terrorist groups Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), and Irans Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) are capitalizing on the security vacuum created by deteriorating security conditions in Yemen to expand their influence, a top Pentagon official cautioned lawmakers.
Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked jihadists in northern Afghanistan reportedly decapitated a 14-year-old child for providing nourishment to members of the countrys U.S.-backed security forces.
United Nations (U.N.) Deputy Ambassador Jon Lerner has deep ties to not only his longtime colleague and boss, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, but also Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the failed “Never Trump” movement, and the pro-mass immigration billionaire GOP mega-donors the Koch brothers.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida on Tuesday for two days of meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump.
“The background of this change is Donalds unwavering conviction, as well as the determination that you demonstrated in addressing the issue of North Korea,” Abe told Trump. “So your stance made it possible to achieve this major change.”
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley took a swift shot at chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday afternoon, after he commented on her Sunday claim that the U.S. Treasury Department would sanction Russia by Monday afternoon.
A new report from telecommunications research firm Analysys Mason judges the United States to be in third place for the race to establish a nationwide 5G wireless network, lagging behind China and South Korea but just ahead of Japan.
Thousands of Venezuelan workers quit the countrys state-run oil company Petroleum of Venezuela (PDSVA) following the installation of Major General Manuel Quevedo as its head this month.
UN ambassador Nikki Haley may have suffered “momentary confusion” on Sunday when she incorrectly announced that the U.S. Treasury Department would further sanction Russia, chief economic advisor Larry Kudlow told CNN on Tuesday.
“That will be taking place probably in early June or a little before that, assuming things go well,” Trump said. “Its possible things wont go well and we wont have the meetings and well just continue to go along this very strong path that weve taken.”
A 71-year-old Australian nun was arrested in the Philippines on Tuesday for “engaging in political activities,” another indication that Rodrigo Dutertes administration is cracking down on political dissidents.
U.S. President Donald Trumps administration is trying to assemble an Arab force “to replace” the U.S. military presence in Syria and help bring stability to the war-ravaged country and the region, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) learned from unnamed American officials.
International news outlets were abuzz Tuesday with the news that the Cuban General Assembly, the nations legislature, will vote a new president in to replace Raúl Castro, leaving the head of state running only the Communist Party.