Washington, Aug 2 : The US Senate has overwhelmingly confirmed Christopher Wray as the new FBI director, replacing James Comey who was abruptly fired by President Donald Trump amid a probe into the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with Russia to influence the last year's presidential election.
Wray, 50, received a bi... read more
Pyongyang, August 1 (KCNA) -- The spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK gave the following answer to a question raised by the KCNA on August 1 as regards the fact that the U.S. sanctions racket against several countries is provoking an international backlash:
The new "sanctions bill" against the DPRK, R... read more
Caracas : Washington has made one of its most foreboding threats so far against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson openly floated the possibility of stepping up “regime change” measures against the government of democratically-elected President Nicolas Maduro...... read more
Kandahar, Aug 2 : A suicide bomber struck a NATO convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar today, causing casualties, the US military said.
Lt Damien E. Horvath, a military spokesman, could not say how many casualties there were, or provide their nationalities. The NATO mission, known as Resolute Support, "can conf... read more
Caracas, Aug 2 : President Nicolas Maduro's government says it is close to convening a special assembly endowed with powers to rewrite the constitution, override other branches of government and punish opposition leaders...... read more
Dubai, Aug 4 : Police in Dubai have reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early today in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris plummeting below...... read more
Washington, Aug 4: The US has said it will not recognise Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly, terming it as the "illegitimate product" of a "flawed" process.
"The United States will not recognise the National Constituent Assembly," State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, said in a ... read more
Quito, Aug 4 : Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has stripped his vice president, Jorge Glas, of all his functions after his deputy delivered a stinging critique of the new leftist leader.
Moreno, who only came to office on May 24, issued a decree removing his running mate from all his functions as vice president, but stopped sho... read more