Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor vows to lead Hong Kong forward in solidarity

HONG KONG, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, winner of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR)'s fifth-term chief executive election, on Sunday vowed that she will lead Hong Kong forward in solidarity. Lam...

Australia defends end of MH370 search, future hunt not ruled out

Melbourne (AFP) - Australia's transport minister Wednesday defended the suspension of the undersea hunt for MH370, after relatives of passengers slammed the decision, and added that it could resume if "credible new evidence" emerges. Australia,...

What will Trump’s ‘respect’ for Putin mean for US-Russia relations?

If Trump remains on the path towards better relations with Russia, the US military industry and conservative EU and NATO governments may create provocations to force him back in line, says Lode Vanoost, former...

Oroville dam evacuation order lifted, warning remains

California officials lifted the evacuation orders for residents downstream of Oroville Dam, saying the dam may hold up to upcoming storms. Almost 200,000 residents have already been evacuated after erosion threatened the emergency spillway. The...

Charges dropped against America journalist for covering inauguration protests

The US Attorney’s Office for Washington DC has dropped charges of felony rioting against RT America’s Alexander Rubinstein. He was among six journalists who were arrested while covering protests against the inauguration of President...

Shot Russian Ambassador in Ankara (PHOTO + VIDEO)

Russian Ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov, is attacked by an unknown gunman. He was wounded and in critical condition, reports CNN, CNN Turk. State agency said the attacker was overpowered and witnesses say that...

Obama spokesman says Trump’s wire-tapping claims “simply false”

WASHINGTON, March 4 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor Barack Obama had his "wires tapped" in Trump Tower before Election Day is "simply false," Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis said Saturday. "A...

Petition to ban Trump state visit gathers over 750k names, smashes debate quota

An online petition to prevent US President Donald Trump making an official state visit to the UK has generated enough signatures to warrant it being considered for debate in parliament. The petition was initially opened...

News Analysis: U.S. raids mark shift in counter-terror strategy in Yemen

ADEN, March 4 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. conducted tens of raids by manned and unmanned aircraft as well as warships targeting AQAP in Yemen in the past 48 hours, in what observers said has...

More American troops may be sent to Syria – US commander

More US troops may be needed in Syria to speed up the campaign against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), the top commander for the Middle East has stated, specifically referring to the push to...

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