by | January 25, 2019 | 17:54

New Zealand's prime minister has said she is "ready and willing" to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK. There are however other aspects of the trade relationship that still need to be clarified, for example around animal welfare standards recognition and on-going documentation requirements, to support seamless trade to the UK.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:31

The Tu-22M3 plane made a hard landing in heavy snowfall after completing a scheduled training flight, the Russian Defense Ministry was quoted as saying . The bomber got into trouble after conducting a training exercise, the Russian defense ministry reported. The Russian MoD said in a public release that the Tu-22 mission was carried out without weapons.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:26

The lawyer for Paul Whelan who is being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying, said Tuesday that classified Russian materials were found on him when he was arrested. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said last week that Paul Whelan was caught "red handed" trying to recruit Russian nationals to provide intelligence to the U.S.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:24

On Tuesday, Vashukevich's lawyer said she had been released from prison pending an investigation into prostitution charges. "They've just freed our client and Vashukevich from the isolator", Sidorkina said, referring to a police jail cell or holding pen.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:05

Al-Hayya did not name specific conditions that were changed, but said Israel was playing politics with the funds ahead of upcoming general elections. The father of Hadar Goldin - an Israeli soldier killed in the 2014 Gaza war and whose body Hamas is still believed to hold - told army radio Tuesday he believes the funds are ultimately going to Hamas .

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:30

According to details provided by the Crown Office, Salmond did not enter a plea and was released on bail. "I am innocent of any criminality whatsoever", Salmond told reporters outside Edinburgh Sheriff Court following the brief hearing which media and public were not allowed to attend.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:17

Kitco Metals Inc . and the author of this article do not accept culpability for losses and/ or damages arising from the use of this publication. Speaking on Saturday during a trip to the Abruzzo region, Di Maio attacked France's policy in Africa, the latest episode in a war of words between Paris and Rome since the anti-establishment 5-Star-Movement and far-right League won power past year in Italy.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:16

The League, whose anti-European stances have dramatically increased its support base in the last two years, is one of two parties supporting the Conte government, along with the anti-establishment Five Star Movement . Libya is the starting point for ships transporting thousands of migrants setting off for Europe , a major point of contention between the two countries .

by | January 25, 2019 | 15:57

Diosdado Cabello, president of the Constituent Assembly, an all-powerful legislature, said authorities had arrested 25 officers at the outpost and two others at an unspecified site. The latest turmoil began Monday when a small group of soldiers took captive a captain in charge of a police station in western Caracas and stole a cache of weapons from another outpost.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:00

Shea said they were tied together at the waist with duct tape in a way that was "keeping them together" but wasn't meant to restrain them. Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 23, "bound themselves together before descending into the Hudson River".

by | January 23, 2019 | 23:42

The timing of the attack was unknown. The suspects had more than 20 firearms and three explosive devices they planned to use against the enclave in Islamberg, Greece, N.Y., Police Chief Patrick Phelan said. During the 1980s, the Pakistani cleric urged his American followers to leave metropolitan areas and establish rural communities centred on religious life.

by | January 23, 2019 | 22:24

Mr Fox said one possible solution could be to strike a deal with the Irish government guaranteeing there would be no border controls between European Union member Ireland and the UK's Northern Ireland . One of those legislators, Labour's Yvette Cooper, said May was shirking her responsibility to the country by refusing to take "no deal" off the table.

by | January 23, 2019 | 18:41

And while both certainly know that an attack on Ben Gurion Airport would mark a major escalation and elicit a crushing Israeli response, some fear they might be insane enough to disregard the consequences. Despite the current tensions, Israeli analysts say they do not believe Israel or Iran wants a war. The visit was two days before Iranian forces fired a missile from an area near Damascus into the Golan Heights on Sunday in response to Israeli attacks in Syria.

by | January 23, 2019 | 18:25

China again urged the us on Tuesday to abandon its request for the extradition of Meng, who remains under house arrest in Vancouver - including formal documentation that is due by January 30 and which is forthcoming, American officials have reportedly told their Canadian counterparts.

by | January 23, 2019 | 14:30

In a split decision , the highest court ruled to not hear any cases challenging the Trump Administration's partial transgender military ban . The four justices in the minority were Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. The move is a reversal of an Obama administration policy that ruled transgender Americans could serve openly in the military as well as obtain funding for gender re-assignment surgery.

by | January 23, 2019 | 13:16

There are now more than 40 similar funding deals in place since the shutdown, as the NPS has been struggling to deal with the funding gap at almost 420 national parks, the National Public Radio reported . Al Sharpton, signaled a move to head off criticism of his past policy decisions - and make clear he is seriously considering a presidential bid and recognizes the hurdles facing him in an increasingly progressive party.

by | January 23, 2019 | 04:24

On Friday, the White House announced that there would be a second summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , to be held before the end of February . "In countries like North Korea, the foreign ministry has limited influence, so you need to be able to speak to the guys with the guns", Russel said.

by | January 22, 2019 | 17:27

Roads were icy and hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Along I80 an inch or less of snow and slush with areas farther south being a light slush. There is a 50 percent chance of snow after 3 p.m. for Monday. Wave of snow is possible late Thursday to Thursday night with highs in the 20s. Wind chills remain in the -10 to -20 range this morning.

by | January 22, 2019 | 17:11

The head of the British has government returned to the Parliament with a Plan B after the Brexit agreement, negotiated by London and Brussels, was rejected last week by the House of Commons in a 432-202 vote. Downing Street said it was "extremely concerned" by the backbenchers' moves. On Sunday leading Brexiteer Liam Fox, the International Trade Secretary, accused pro-Remain MPs of trying to "hijack" the 2016 referendum vote.

by | January 22, 2019 | 16:17

According to Xinhua , the head of the investigation team said that He, his colleagues, and relevant institutions "will be dealt with seriously according to the law" while "the suspected crimes will be handed over to the public security organs".