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US not ready to negotiate directly with Taliban: NATO

Monday  23:45,   16 july 2018

NATO's Afghanistan mission denied Monday reports that its commander has said America is ready to join direct talks with the Taliban. US General John Nicholson spoke with Afghan officials in Kandahar, where he reportedly said the US was "ready"[...]

Controversial Bill on Israel's Jewish Character Heads to Finale

Monday  22:52,   16 july 2018

A bill enshrining Israel’s Jewish character in law is heading into its final stretch after years of debate, over the objections of civil-rights organizations and opposition leaders who say it discriminates against the country’s Arab minority. The [...]

U.S. State Department in talks with Turkey to sell Patriot system

Monday  22:51,   16 july 2018

<p>The U.S. State Department is negotiating a potential deal to sell Turkey the Raytheon Co Patriot missile defense system as an alternative to the Russian-made S-400 system Turkey has agreed to purchase, an official said on Monday.</p>The[...]

Indonesia mob kills nearly 300 crocodiles

Monday  22:40,   16 july 2018

Angry villagers slaughter the reptiles at a sanctuary in revenge for one of them killing a local.The slaughter was in retaliation for a local man thought to have been killed by one animal from the[...]

Reporter kicked out of Trump-Putin press conference in Helsinki

Monday  22:40,   16 july 2018

The man was later identified as Sam Husseini, who was covering the Trump-Putin summit on behalf of The Nation magazine , was booted before the news conference between the world leaders. 2/2 SLIDES © Mikhail Svetlov / Getty[...]

Putin says summit with Trump 'very successful'

Monday  22:33,   16 july 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday said his summit meeting with US leader Donald Trump was "very successful", following several hours of talks in Helsinki.The leaders touched on issues including tensions on the Korean peninsula and [...]

Analysis: Trump’s news conference with Putin was everything Putin could have dreamed

Monday  20:51,   16 july 2018

Trump handed Putin the propaganda win we all suspected might be coming, siding with Russia over his own government repeatedly.Supporters of President Trump cheer as the motorcade passes by in Helsinki, Finland on July 15, ahead of his meeting with[...]

Student protesters say Nicaraguan forces 'shooting to kill'

Monday  19:41,   16 july 2018

At least 10 reportedly killed as forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega carryout "clean-up operation"The operation by police and paramilitaries targeted the city of Masaya, the nearby Niquinohomo and Catarina communities and the Monimbo[...]

Reporter forcibly removed from Trump, Putin presser in Helsinki

Monday  19:41,   16 july 2018

A reporter was forcibly removed from the President Trump and Vladimir Putin presser in Helsinki, Finland Monday morning after he reportedly brought a sign into the meeting. The journalist, identified by CNBC as Sam Husseini, an op-ed reporter with[...]

Police open criminal cases against 17,000 members of Pakistan's outgoing ruling party

Monday  19:41,   16 july 2018

<p>Police have opened criminal cases against nearly 17,000 members of Pakistan's outgoing ruling party over breaking election rules, a statement said on Monday, as the country prepares to go to the polls next week.</p>The latest 16,868[...]

Putin says he wanted Trump to beat Clinton

Monday  19:41,   16 july 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday he wanted President Trump to win the 2016 election, a comment sure to fuel more scrutiny of Moscow's meddling efforts. "Yes, I did, because he was the one who wanted to normalize relations with[...]

Campaign for new Brexit vote gets boost from ex-minister

Monday  19:41,   16 july 2018

After two years of government squabbling and parliamentary rifts on Brexit, support is growing for the idea that only another referendum can resolve Britain's future outside the European Union. Former education minister Justine Greening on[...]

Apparent protester removed ahead of Trump-Putin conference

Monday  18:31,   16 july 2018

An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.The individual, seated with the American press corps in Helsinki, was holding a sign about nuclear[...]

British diver doesn't rule out legal action against Musk over tweets

Monday  14:57,   16 july 2018

The British diver who played an instrumental role in rescuing the 12 boys from a Thailand cave on Monday fired back at tech billionaire Elon Musk who apparently accused him of being a pedophile. Vern Unsworth told a reporter at 7 News Sydney that he [...]

Humpback whale tangled in shark net freed off Australia

Monday  14:20,   16 july 2018

A dramatic rescue operation successfully freed a humpback whale trapped in a shark net off Australia's Gold Coast.Footage from the scene taken by Nine News shows the enormous whale thrashing in the water Monday, further entangling itself in the[...]