• Turkish carriers to fill void after Europeans halt flights to Iran
Turkish carriers to fill void after Europeans halt flights to Iran

Earlier this year, the airline told AirlineGeeks they had interest in launching flights to Tokyo, Beijing, and even Toronto. Air France, which had run connections to the Iranian capital via its low-priced operator Joon, said it would axe the route on September 18, blaming poor commercial viability.

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  • Pompeo Asked by Trump to Delay Visit to North Korea
Pompeo Asked by Trump to Delay Visit to North Korea

The ministry says Kang and Pompeo agreed that Washington and Seoul will work to keep the momentum of dialogue alive while pursuing the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and stabilizing peace. Kim to enter into talks over the country's nuclear program. North Korea has been demanding that the US ease or lift crippling sanctions - something P...

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  • Abu Sayed Orakzai, ISIS leader in Afghanistan, killed in airstrike, USA says
Abu Sayed Orakzai, ISIS leader in Afghanistan, killed in airstrike, USA says

The strike killed Orakzai and ten other ISIS fighters. United States officials did not confirm his death but said they had conducted a strike in the area targeting "a senior leader of a designated terrorist organisation". The group, however, has suffered repeated setbacks amid a bloody turf war with the much larger Taliban. Ghani has been tryin...

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  • John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81
John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

Jeff Flake , who, like McCain , outraged the state's conservative base for bucking Trump on immigration and other issues. Sen. John McCain's service to his country began more than six decades ago at the U.S. Schumer, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on the arrangements. You've had a great life. In a re...

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  • John McCain dies at the age of 81
John McCain dies at the age of 81

The president, who as a candidate in 2016 mocked McCain's capture in Vietnam, had jabbed at the ailing senator for voting against Republican efforts to roll back President Barack Obama's health care law. The White House also lowered its flag to half-staff on Sunday night in light of the news. "We know that his flame lives on, in each of us". Tr...

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  • John McCain’s death leads to outpouring from foes and allies
John McCain’s death leads to outpouring from foes and allies

He graduated fifth from the bottom of his class. McCain's greatest passion was for defending America. McCain chose a little-known Alaska governor as his running mate in that race, and turned Sarah Palin into a national political figure.

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  • 24-year-old Maryland man identified as suspect in Jacksonville Landing shooting
24-year-old Maryland man identified as suspect in Jacksonville Landing shooting

Others just straight up said she doesn't care about the shooting . A Baltimore City police spokesperson, TJ Smith, said the department was assisting partner law enforcement agencies with information that led them to Baltimore. An eSports team, comPlexity Gaming, said on Twitter one of its players "was grazed in the hand" but was "away from t...

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  • Trump Organization possible criminal charges over hush-money payments
Trump Organization possible criminal charges over hush-money payments

On Thursday, the Journal reported that Pecker had also been granted immunity in return for information relevant to the investigation into Cohen. As part of the deal, he testified under oath that he made the hush-money payment to keep Daniels quiet about her alleged affair with Trump in order to preserve his candidacy in the 2016 election.

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  • WA regional MP Melissa Price set to be new federal environment minister
WA regional MP Melissa Price set to be new federal environment minister

Prime Minister Scott Morrison won a ballot of government lawmakers for the leadership on Friday against rival Peter Dutton. Her colleagues in the ruling Liberal Party chose Treasurer Scott Morrison to take over from Malcolm Turnbull in an internal ballot on Friday.

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  • One suspect dead, multiple fatalities confirmed after Jacksonville mass shooting
One suspect dead, multiple fatalities confirmed after Jacksonville mass shooting

Multiple people are dead, including a suspect, following a mass shooting at an entertainment complex in downtown Jacksonville , the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Sunday. "Please don't come running out", the office said on Twitter . Anyone hiding is also being asked to call 911, the sheriff's office said. One gamer, Drini Gjoka, tweete...

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  • Iowa murder suspect lived on land owned by GOP fundraiser
Iowa murder suspect lived on land owned by GOP fundraiser

The Trump administration has repeatedly seized on crimes committed by undocumented immigrants as a way to push hardline immigration policies. A spokesman for U.S. Reynolds also told reporters politics ought not be injected into the matter. Rivera told authorities he carried Tibbetts' body into an isolated cornfield, where he covered her wit...

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  • Leaked messages reveal plan to stop Julie Bishop's leadership bid
Leaked messages reveal plan to stop Julie Bishop's leadership bid

How else can the rejection of Julie Bishop's prime ministerial candidacy be explained? "I think in politics, especially in the Liberal party , it is far too easy to change the leader", she told ABC radio. Scott Morrison won and Julie Bishop was left embarrassed and betrayed by the party she had served so faithfully for decades. Former PM, ...

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  • Rohingya refugees protest against Myanmar crackdown anniversary
Rohingya refugees protest against Myanmar crackdown anniversary

They joined over 200,000 others that had fled to Bangladesh after previous waves of violence, bringing the total number of Rohingya hosted in Cox's Bazar district to over 919,000. "I want to go back, but only if I am assured I will not have to come back again and I will be given my rights as a citizen", he said. "We want them (Myanmar) to recog...

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  • US Navy revives 2nd Fleet as Russians patrol North Atlantic
US Navy revives 2nd Fleet as Russians patrol North Atlantic

Bush (CVN 77), August 24, at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. The head of Department of naval operations Admiral John Richardson, who earlier this year issued an order for the restoration of the 2nd fleet, said that Navy is not "looking for a fight".

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  • U.S. Sanctions On Russia Over Poisoning In Britain Start Aug. 27
U.S. Sanctions On Russia Over Poisoning In Britain Start Aug. 27

Bolton, speaking before a new round of sanctions announced by the State Department took effect, set out what he cast as a tough approach by the administration to sanctions. -Russian ties have become even after Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin praised their joint meeting in Helsinki just over one month ago. The meeting, which Russian...

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  • Malcolm Turnbull to stand down if spill motion goes ahead
Malcolm Turnbull to stand down if spill motion goes ahead

Mr Morrison, an ally of deposed leader Mr Turnbull, won a three-way battle for the leadership. Morrison won the Liberal leadership in a party room meeting on Friday, after the party voted to spill Malcolm Turnbull from the top job. "I relish it", he said after rising to the country's highest political role. The coalition has consistently trailed ...

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  • President Ghani rejects resignation of top security officials
President Ghani rejects resignation of top security officials

Two senior interior ministry officials said the security officials had cited policy differences with the government amid deteriorating security as the main reason for resigning. Earlier Saturday Ghani's powerful national security adviser Mohammad Haneef Atmar had resigned, in a blow to the embattled unity government before parliamentary elections s...

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  • Deep magnitude 7.1 quake strikes Peru
Deep magnitude 7.1 quake strikes Peru

Don't miss out on the latest news and information. The quake struck 155miles north-west of Puerto Maldonado in south-eastern Peru . There were no immediate reports of damage, although social media users said tremors had been felt across the country and as far away as Arica in northern Chile.

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  • Trump’s bad week: A growing list of allies turn against him
Trump’s bad week: A growing list of allies turn against him

Mr Weisselberg has been a Trump confidant who started working for his family in the early 1970s. WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors investigating criminality at the Trump Organization have granted immunity to two of the president's closest private sector allies, potentially broadening their probe into his adherence to campaign finance law in the ...

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  • The Left Sidesteps Mollie Tibbett’s Murder
The Left Sidesteps Mollie Tibbett’s Murder

The authorities charged Cristhian Rivera , who they said is an unauthorized immigrant from Mexico, with first-degree murder in her death. "We at this network are putting that spin on this story...this is a murder story, not an immigration story".

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