Category Archives: World News
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power, the Reuters news agency reports. Advertisements
A new report says Kim Jong Un’s regime is pursuing an “aggressive schedule” to construct its first operational ballistic missile submarine, an analysis of satellite images indicated as North Korea scoffs at international condemnation and moves to complete its missile and nuclear program.
President Trump should be “sentenced to death” for calling North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un “short and fat,” the regime’s state media declared Wednesday in an unhinged diatribe blasting Trump as an “old lunatic, mean trickster and human reject.”
Britain says Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has spoken to the husband of a British woman imprisoned in Iran as pressure mounts on the Conservative government to step up efforts to free her. The Foreign Office says Johnson and Richard Ratcliffe spoke by phone Sunday, but did not elaborate further.
Sunday President Donald Trump’s tour of Asia continued with his arrival in the Philippines, the last of five nations on his itinerary before he returns to the United States. Trump is scheduled to attend a pair of international summits and meet several times with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
Saturday President Trump said that he would never call North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “short and fat,” after Kim’s government slammed Trump as an “old lunatic” following a recent speech in neighboring South Korea.
Saturday Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, ripped President Trump for suggesting he accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denial that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election.
Reuters and the Kremlin both say President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a joint statement on Saturday vowing to continue the fight against ISIS in Syria until the militants are completely defeated.
Of course not, Assange said Putin and Russia weren’t involved. Saturday Trump told reporters that Putin and Russia didn’t meddle in the 2016 presidential election.
The ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels that targeted the Saudi capital was from Iran and bore “Iranian markings,” the top U.S. Air Force official in the Mideast said Friday.