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  • Trump invites Netanyahu to visit Washington in February - Alhurra channel

    Date: 2017-01-23 07:47:24 GMT - Israel - International - SN:2 - ID:6385885

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he received an invitation from US President Donald Trump to visit Washington in February. The US channel "Alhurra" reported Monday, giving no further details. ....

  • US asks South Korea to arrest former UN chief Ban Ki-moon's brother

    Date: 2017-01-21 09:18:30 GMT - USA - International - SN:4 - ID:6374745

    The United States has asked South Korea to arrest former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's brother on charges of bribery, according to Sky News. South Korea's Ministry of Justice is in talks with the US government after it requested ....

  • Trump issues executive order scaling back parts of Obamacare

    Date: 2017-01-21 07:30:33 GMT - USA - International - SN:1 - ID:6374069

    In his first executive order, President Trump on Friday directed government agencies to scale back as many aspects of the Affordable Care Act as possible, moving within hours of being sworn in to fulfill his pledge to eviscerate Barack Obama’s ....

  • EU opposes shift of US embassy site in Israel

    Date: 2017-01-17 07:43:21 GMT - USA - International - SN:3 - ID:6348009

    European Union foreign ministers on Monday opposed any plan by President-elect Donald Trump to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and warned that it could ratchet up tensions with the Arab world. "It is very important for us all to refrain ....

  • Istanbul nightclub massacre gunman 'arrested'

    Date: 2017-01-17 07:31:32 GMT - Turkey - International - SN:2 - ID:6347933

    The man suspected of carrying out the New Year's Day shooting at an Istanbul nightclub has been arrested. Abdulkadir Masharipov was caught by police officers in the Turkish capital's Esenyurt district, Hurriyet newspaper reported. Daesh claimed ....

  • Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan, 32 dead

    Date: 2017-01-16 07:27:00 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - International - SN:1 - ID:6340893

    A cargo plane attempting to land at Kyrgyzstan’s main airport in thick fog crashed in a populated area Monday, authorities at the airport said, leaving at least 32 people dead, The National reported. The majority of the dead are from the nearby ....

  • No 'credible' security threats to Trump inauguration: US government

    Date: 2017-01-14 10:11:07 GMT - USA - International - SN:3 - ID:6329517

    US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the government sees no immediate threats for the January 20 inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Johnson said US authorities have ramped up security preparations in light of the rise of ....

  • Taliban say they didn't plant bomb wounding UAE diplomats in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-01-11 09:15:53 GMT - Afghanistan - International - SN:5 - ID:6311037

    The Taliban issued a statement Wednesday saying they did not plant a bomb that went off in Kandahar, Afghanistan, and wounded the UAE ambassador to the country and a number of diplomats. The group instead blamed an "internal local rivalry" for the ....

  • Obama offers condolences to Turkey's President

    Date: 2017-01-04 10:35:22 GMT - USA - International - SN:4 - ID:6270985

    The White House said US President Barack Obama has offered his condolences to Turkey's leader over a pair of deadly attacks, including at a nightclub on New Year's Eve, ABC News reported. Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also agreed ....

  • Australian FM: We won't relocate embassy to Jerusalem

    Date: 2017-01-03 08:29:53 GMT - Australia - International - SN:4 - ID:6263509

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said that Australia "does not have any plans to move the Australian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem," The Sydney Morning Herald reported on Monday. Bishop's comments came in response to a call from former ....

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