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by | September 09, 2018 | 10:36

Jair Bolsonaro is now undergoing surgery, BBC reported , after his liver was injured in the stabbing. "They made Bolsonaro a martyr", said Jonatan Valente, a student who joined a small vigil for Mr Bolsonaro in Sao Paulo. Brazil's stocks and the currency jumped immediately following the attack. Bolsonaro who has been described as Brazil's Donald Trump has quite a social media following with 8.5 million people.

by | September 09, 2018 | 08:03

Western countries have promised they will strike Assad's forces if chemical weapons are used. The dilemma facing the rebels and Sunni jihadist militants is that there are few places left to flee to should the Assad regime attack. "We know that they do not care about civilians and legitimate, moderate opposition forces". Aid organisations have warned that any military campaign to retake the region of almost three million people on the Turkish border could spark one of the worst ...

by | September 09, 2018 | 06:27

South Korean National Security Director Chung Eui-yong, right, speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, Thursday, Sept. "The north and the south should further their efforts to realize the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", KCNA quoted Kim as saying. The 1950-53 war ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty, meaning US -led United Nations forces are technically still at war with the North.

by | September 07, 2018 | 17:25

Around 22 people are still unaccounted for in the small northern countryside town of Atsuma, where a cluster of dwellings were wrecked when a hillside collapsed with the force of the 6.6-magnitude quake, causing deep brown scars in the landscape.

by | September 07, 2018 | 16:31

Iranian and Russian support for Syrian President Bashar Assad has shored up the Damascus regime, allowing it to regain the upper hand in the seven-year civil war which has claimed some 350,000 lives since 2011. A United Nations team takes samples from the scene of a suspected chemical weapon attack, in the Damascus countryside in August 2013. "You still need moderate opposition groups who represent the Sunni suffering masses in Syria to achieve a viable political solution and durable peace ...

by | September 07, 2018 | 09:49

It would look like the Times was trying to stir the pot if it were not a high-level person, said Chuck Todd, host of NBC's "Meet the Press". Ryan said he isn't anxious about President Donald Trump's public threats or inclinations toward shutting down the government in an effort to secure funding for his border wall.

by | September 05, 2018 | 23:33

President Donald Trump is escalating his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions , suggesting the embattled official should have intervened in investigations of two GOP congressmen to help Republicans in the midterms. Both have proclaimed their innocence. It's not clear when the Department of Justice started its investigation of Collins, who previously had been under a separate House ethics investigation regarding his investments in Innate.

by | September 04, 2018 | 00:04

Wa Lone's wife and daughter, born last month, were not present in the court. A United Nations report last week asserted that the military's actions were genocidal and called on Myanmar military leaders, including the commander in chief, to be investigated and prosecuted over war crimes and crimes against humanity .

by | September 03, 2018 | 22:12

Congress members from both parties as well as US business leaders also want Canada included to preserve the more than $1 trillion in trade under the 24-year-old trilateral deal. The president has alsocelebrated the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to weaken unions in Janus vs. AFSCME and pushed steel tariffs which are expected to lead to the loss of 146,000 jobs.

by | September 03, 2018 | 21:26

The man pulled out a silver plated semi-automatic handgun and fired several shots into a crowded area. Reports said deputies ordered the man to drop the weapon, then fired four rounds when he refused to follow their instructions, hitting him at least once.

by | September 02, 2018 | 10:57

Former Vice President Joe Biden wipes away a tear while giving a tribute during a memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church for U.S. Sen. "On behalf of a grateful nation, we will ever remember that John McCain served his country and John McCain served his country honorably'".

by | August 31, 2018 | 22:03

Gillum is seeking to become the state's first black governor. Now, despite being heavily outspent by his better-known centrist rivals, the 39-year-old Tallahassee mayor is his party's nominee, and has already drawn attention from the Oval Office.

by | August 31, 2018 | 21:59

But if he were to bring his own children or grandchildren to visit McCain's final resting place at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, where he will be buried Sunday , Ryan said he would tell them: "This is one of the bravest souls our nation has ever produced".

by | August 31, 2018 | 19:43

The majority of the refugees fled to countries in the region, including Turkey (3.5 million), Lebanon (976,000), Jordan (668,000), Iraq (249,000), and Egypt (130,000). Yet even Turkey - which once supported the group as it sought to topple Assad - is unlikely to put much skin in the game. He said he could travel to the area himself to help monitor an evacuation.

by | August 31, 2018 | 13:52

The 32-year-old woman was found safe , the Montgomery County Sheriff Department (MCSD) told reporters on August 29. Spencer said the 49-year-old boyfriend left a suicide note that helped authorities identify the woman . Spencer said the woman in the video is upset and embarrassed that the situation has come to this conclusion and remains in shock at the events that have transpired.

by | August 30, 2018 | 20:50

The list goes on and on. Maybe if DeSantis were a Democrat , there wouldn't be any problem with his choice of phrase. The stage is set for a battle of polar opposites in Florida's race for governor. DeSantis is a member of the House Freedom Caucus, the hard right group of congressman who have embraced government shutdowns and other aggressive efforts to impose conservative priorities.

by | August 30, 2018 | 16:45

But on Wednesday, Moon's office said he was intent on working as a mediator between Kim and Trump, just as he helped broker their first meeting in June. Mattis's comments come less than a week after Trump abruptly cancelled a trip by USA secretary of state Mike Pompeo to Pyongyang, prompted by a strongly worded letter from North Korean officials.

by | August 28, 2018 | 19:29

A United Kingdom government spokesperson said that they have invested £50 million "to help South Africa improve its business environment to make it more attractive to investors including in the United Kingdom, and ultimately lift some of the poorest people in South Africa out of poverty by creating jobs and opportunities".

by | August 28, 2018 | 19:01

The suspect, David Katz , 24, used a handgun in the Sunday shooting, said Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office identified the victims Monday as 22-year-old Elijah Clayton of Woodland Hills, California, and 28-year-old Taylor Robertson of Giles, West Virginia.

by | August 28, 2018 | 18:41

Trump also said that Chief of Staff John Kelly, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and National Security Adviser John Bolton will represent the White House at McCain's services. McCain, 81, died over the weekend after a lengthy battle with cancer. "We weaken it when we hide behind walls, rather than tear them down, when we doubt the power of our ideals, rather than trust them to be the great force for change they have always been", he added in an apparent reference to Mr Trump's plans for a ...