• Mon, Mar 25, 2019
  • The Justice Department said that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to influence the...
    Trump campaign did not coordinate with Russia in 2016: Justice Department
    Mueller also investigated whether Trump obstructed justice but did not come to a definitive answer, Attorney General William Barr said in a letter to Congress summarising Mueller's report.The special counsel does not exonerate Trump of obstructing justice, Barr said, and his report sets out evidence on both sides of the question. After consulting with other Justice Department officials, Barr said he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein determined the evidence is not sufficient to establish that the president committed an obstruction of justice offense. Barr released a four-page summary of Mueller's report Sunday afternoon.Mueller wrapped up his investigation on Friday with no new indictments, bringing to a close a probe that has shadowed Trump for nearly two years.Barr's chief of staff called White House counsel Emmet Flood to...
  • Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control

    The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her and parliament prepared to grab control of...

  • Nawaz Sharif's condition deteriorates in prison: daughter Nawaz Sharif's condition deteriorates in prison: daughter

    Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's condition had deteriorated in jail due to a kidney disease, a day after his family met him and expressed concern over his health, Pakistan media reported...

  • Syria Kurds urge world to take back foreign jihadists Syria Kurds urge world to take back foreign jihadists

    Syria's Kurds warned on Sunday that the thousands of foreign jihadists they have detained in their fight against the Islamic State group are a time-bomb the international community urgently needs to...

  • Pakistan PM orders probe into forced conversion and marriages of 2 teenage Hindu girls Pakistan PM orders probe into forced conversion and marriages of 2 teenage Hindu girls

    The Hindu community leaders have claimed that the accused belonged to the Kohbar and Malik tribes in the area.

  • British PM says IS territorial defeat 'historic milestone' British PM says IS territorial defeat 'historic milestone'

    Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday the fall of the last bastion held by Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria marked a historic milestone , paying tribute to British and coalition forces.

  • Italy endorses China's Belt and Road plan in first for a G7 nation Italy endorses China's Belt and Road plan in first for a G7 nation

    Italy endorsed China’s ambitious “Belt and Road” infrastructure plan on Saturday, becoming the first major Western power to back the initiative to help revive the struggling Italian economy.

  • Cruise ship adrift off Norway to evacuate 1,300 passengers Cruise ship adrift off Norway to evacuate 1,300 passengers

    A cruise ship has suffered engine failure in windy conditions off the west coast of Norway and its 1,300 passengers will be evacuated, Norwegian police said on Saturday.

  • Lanka preserved its sovereignty by rejecting proposal for OHCHR country office: PM Lanka preserved its sovereignty by rejecting proposal for OHCHR country office: PM

    On Thursday, the UN Human Rights Council gave Colombo two more years to set up a credible investigation into the country's brutal civil war and fulfil its commitments in the 2015 resolution.

  • Twin bombing at Afghan ceremony kills 4, including official Twin bombing at Afghan ceremony kills 4, including official

    A twin bombing at a public ceremony in southern Afghanistan on Saturday killed at least four people, including a provincial official, and wounded more than 30, officials said.

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