by | September 02, 2018 | 01:28

A USA political lobbyist with links to Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to violating foreign lobbying laws for work he did on behalf of a Ukrainian political party. "I would think that Manafort would have been useless there without [Kilimnik]", he told the paper. Manafort, who was one of President Donald Trump's campaign chairmen, was found guilty this month in Alexandria, Virginia, of tax and bank fraud charges.

by | September 02, 2018 | 00:39

Pompeo had planned to travel to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea this week, but U.S. President Donald Trump canceled the trip due to what he called 'a lack of progress in talks on denuclearization'. This is the latest sign that South Korea are keen to begin economic co-operation with the North following on from North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un's historic visit to the South in April.

by | September 02, 2018 | 00:28

However, Khamenei reiterated that Tehran will not negotiate with the "indecent" USA officials at any level to reach a new agreement on its nuclear program. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the deal in May. The MPs, who have already impeached his labour and economy ministers this month, were unimpressed with the answers.

by | September 01, 2018 | 22:54

In a clear indication of the anger Wilders had generated, thousands of hard-line Islamists marched toward Pakistan's capital Thursday in protest. Supporters of Khadim Hussain Rizvi, head of the Islamist political party Tehreek-i-Labaik, have joined a march to Islamabad prompted by Geert Wilders contest.

by | September 01, 2018 | 22:22

Following Kenyatta-Trump meeting, the White House said a deal for construction of Sh300 billion expressway between Nairobi and Mombasa by American engineering firm Bechtel had been agreed. During the trip, Kenyatta is also scheduled to hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. On Tuesday, May kicked off her three-nation visit in Cape Town, South Africa, pledging to prioritise investment in Africa-although it was her diffident dance moves rather than diplomacy that captured the ...

by | September 01, 2018 | 21:31

Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi on Friday night left Entebbe International Airport for the United States capital, Washington DC where he is expected to be hospitalized. His allies say he was tortured by elite presidential guards during his detention. Mr Kyagulanyi, a musician, meant to travel out of the country to seek specialised treatment for injuries suffered in the hands of security forces.

by | September 01, 2018 | 21:00

Mr Ratcliffe has praised foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt for giving his wife's case greater priority than his predecessor, Boris Johnson. A request for an extension of the furlough was refused and she made a decision to go back voluntarily.

by | September 01, 2018 | 19:55

According to the Times , Trump's then-lawyer, Michael Cohen , created a plan to buy all the stories owned by the National Enquirer and its parent company, American Media, that could discredit Trump. 21, 2018. In exchange for their cooperation, AMI CEO David Pecker and Dylan Howard, the company's chief content officer, won't face prosecution for their roles in the payoffs, according to The Wall Street Journal .

by | September 01, 2018 | 18:51

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is backing calls to ditch the twice-yearly changes to the time following a citizens' consultation. Any change, however, would still need approval from the European Commission , the EU's top executive body, the EU Parliament and the governments of 28-member states to become law.

by | September 01, 2018 | 16:49

The Donetsk People's Republic, along with a separatist republic in neighbouring Luhansk, has fought Ukrainian forces since 2014, the same year Zakharchenko became the DPR's prime minister. Earlier this year, three sources who led the original uprising in 2014 told Reuters they expected Zakharchenko to be pushed aside, with Moscow's assistance, and that a new rebel leadership would take over.

by | September 01, 2018 | 15:39

The travel ban extension, in force until August 31 next year, comes as Washington's efforts to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula with Pyongyang have stalled. Reuters reports that the letter, which was sent by Kim Yong-chol, . vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, . said Mike Pompeo should not come to Pyongyang, .

by | September 01, 2018 | 13:13

No, it was a pocketbook issue: the Russian government's proposed overhaul of the country's pension system . Putin details amendments to soften impact of impending pension system reform In a televised address to the nation, the Russian president proposed moves that would ease the transition to a new pension system, such as making it illegal to fire employees approaching retirement age.

by | September 01, 2018 | 09:38

However, less than a year later, Bobbitt says he is back on the streets after McClure and D'Amico failed to hand over the funds they raised for him. Mark D'Amico and Kate McClure gave Johnny about $75,000. And if the monies aren't in the bank, they can pull their money out of their pillowcases and have them delivered to you, to be handed over and placed in a trust account", Dow responded.

by | September 01, 2018 | 08:47

Almost 40 percent of Republicans said that they had a somewhat or very unfavorable view of McCain, according to the poll, while only 15 percent of Democrats had an unfavorable view of McCain. On Saturday, McCain's casket will move to Washington National Cathedral for a funeral service. Milbank blasted Graham as an "apparatchik" for Donald Trump , pointing to a recent appearance on the president's favorite program Fox & Friends and echoed his sentiments about corruption within the Federal ...

by | September 01, 2018 | 07:01

Trump also suggested he could take a heavier role in the Justice Department - comments that came hours after he told Bloomberg that Attorney General Jeff Sessions would remain in his job until after November's midterm elections . That move led to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the probe. Sessions has been Trump's longest-standing supporter in Washington D.C., but Democrats are hoping the investigation will impeach and ruin ...

by | September 01, 2018 | 06:47

Los Angeles downtown felt minor shakes widely over the county due to the quake that hit La Verne which epicentre is located at 25 miles east of the Los Angeles . "It shook so violent here in Rancho Cucamonga", Lorraine Davila said. "It shook hard for what seemed like 10 to 20 seconds, and then it just kept going.

by | September 01, 2018 | 06:41

Mr. Ohr told lawmakers that Mr. Steele informed him that key Trump campaign aide Carter Page had met with higher-ranking Russian Intelligence officials than he previously indicated. Steele and Ohr, at the time of the election a senior official in the deputy attorney general's office, had first met a decade earlier and bonded over a shared interest in worldwide organized crime.

by | September 01, 2018 | 01:08

The Department of State on Friday announced that it would stop funding the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), a United Nations body that gives out aid to Palestinian refugees. The United States paid out $60 million to UNRWA in January but withheld another $65 million pending a review. "The United States will no longer commit further funding to this irredeemably flawed operation".

by | August 31, 2018 | 23:57

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sent out a notice in connection with a petition challenging the arrests of activists and lawyers who were apprehended in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence that occurred previous year. "Similarly, Rao has been also been arrested several times by the Andhra/Telangana Police in the past", sources said. Since then, however, "Maoists" has been used to pejoratively describe activists involved in subaltern liberties and rights claims, from the massive ...

by | August 31, 2018 | 23:28

During an appearance on U.S. television on Monday, D'Amico revealed there is well over $150,000 left of the donations. Ms McClure set up the GoFundMe fundraiser page as a way to give back to Mr Bobbitt, and it raised more than $400,000 in funds donated by more than 15,000 people.