France wins World Cup 2018

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(Moscow) - France won the World Cup Russia in thrilling final with Croatia at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium. France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 to be FIFA World Cup 2018 champion for second time. Croatia was playing in its first World Cup final. For…

Andrew Rosindell MP Hosts Victory Day Event

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(London) - Andrew Rosindell, Member UK Parliament hosted a special celebratory dinner which was attended prominent dignitaries, Including Government Ministers, Diplomats, MPs and Lords. The event celebrated 100 years of Royal Air Force. In the…

Trump tells NATO leaders to increase defence spending to 4pc

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(Brussels) - U.S. President Donald Trump told NATO leaders they should increase their defence spending to 4 percent of their country’s economic output, double the group’s current goal of two percent. NATO allies shrugged off the demand…

44 dead as record rains devastate parts of Japan

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(Hiroshima) - The toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose to at least 44, officials said, with authorities issuing new warnings as torrential downpours continued. Local media put the toll at 50, with dozens more missing…

EU migration deal welcomed by UN agencies

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(Geneva) - UN humanitarian agencies broadly welcomed a freshly-inked deal on migration by European Union leaders which calls for more Member States to take responsibility within their borders for those in need of protection, amid a hardening…

Belt & Road Summit opens in Hong Kong

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(Hong Kong) - The Third Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) welcomed more than 5000 participants from 55 countries…

US, Russia agree to Putin-Trump summit in third country

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(Moscow) - Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to hold a summit in a third country with Donald Trump at talks with the US leader´s hawkish national security advisor, voicing hope for an easing of tensions between the two nations. Speaking…

Erdogan win ushers in new presidential era

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(Istanbul) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has emerged victorious in a high-stakes election, seeing off the most serious challenge. Defeating the twin threats of a reinvigorated opposition and a weakened currency, Erdogan declared…

Polls open in Turkey’s landmark elections

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(Ankara) - Polls opened for Turkey’s high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24 to complete the country’s transition to a new executive presidential system that was approved in a tight referendum last year. More than…

Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Arabian women celebrated being able to drive for the first time in decades, as the kingdom overturned the world’s only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility. The move…

NKorea no longer a nuclear threat: Trump

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(Washington) - US President Donald Trump congratulated himself on his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, insisting that country is no longer a nuclear threat. The remark was part of a blast of tweets that Trump fired off even as…

UN adopts text urging greater protection for Palestinians

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(New York) - The emergency session of the 193-member Assembly, came about following weeks of violence along the border of the Gaza Strip – the Palestinian enclave blockaded by Israel – where hundreds of thousands of Palestinians participated…

Saudi Arabia, Sudan explore regional developments

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(Makkah) - Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, and Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan, have explored paths to further promote bilateral relations and cement friendship…

Sisi sworn in for a second term

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(Cairo) - The Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, has been sworn in for a second term. “Egypt can fit us all with all our differences. Accepting others and creating common ground will be important for us in order to create political…