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France's Macron Holds 'Frank Exchange' with Putin

May 29, 2017, Monday // 19:49 in World | Views: 80

French President Emmanuel Macron says he held a "frank exchange" with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face talks, BBC informed.

France To Scrap Prison Sentences for Cannabis Use

May 29, 2017, Monday // 17:55 in World » Europe | Views: 77

France will introduce a new law by the end of the year to soften punishments for cannabis use, officials say.

UK Intelligence Service MI5 Reviewing Practices after Manchester

May 29, 2017, Monday // 15:26 in World | Views: 44

Britain said on Monday (May 29) intelligence service MI5 was reviewing its processes following a suicide bomb attack which killed 22 people in Manchester, as questions continue over how much the authorities knew about the assailant, Channel NewsAsia repor

Amber Rudd to Angela Merkel: You Can Depend on UK

May 29, 2017, Monday // 14:55 in World | Views: 56

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has insisted the UK wants to maintain a "deep and special partnership" with the EU after Brexit, the BBC reported.

South Korea Questions 6 North Koreans as it Eyes Engagement

May 29, 2017, Monday // 09:34 in World | Views: 68

South Korean authorities were questioning on Monday six North Koreans rescued on the weekend as they drifted in the sea off the east coast and will send them home if they want to go, South's Unification Ministry said, Channel NewsAsia reported.

White House Rallies to Kushner's Defence

May 29, 2017, Monday // 08:40 in World | Views: 75

Donald Trump has come out in support of his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports the aide tried to set up a secret communication line with Moscow, the BBC reported.

France Wants to Soften Punishments for Cannabis Use

May 28, 2017, Sunday // 22:43 in World » Europe | Views: 55

France will introduce a new law by the end of the year to soften punishments for cannabis use, officials say, Euronews reported.

UK: Thousands Join Great Manchester Run

May 28, 2017, Sunday // 21:34 in World » Europe | Views: 57

Tens of thousands of runners pounded the streets during an emotional occasion for Manchester, days after the arena attack that killed 22 people, the BBC reported.

Emmanuel Macron: Awkward Handshake with Donald Trump Not Innocent but Moment of Truth

May 28, 2017, Sunday // 21:03 in World | Views: 86

French President Emmanuel Macron has said his clenched handshake with the United States President Donald Trump was "not innocent" and was a "moment of truth", the BBC reported.

Nimetz: Name Row Settlement Should be Top Priority of New Macedonian Government

May 28, 2017, Sunday // 20:34 in World » Europe | Views: 216

A solution to the name issue should be high on the agenda of the new government in Macedonia, Matthew Nimetz has said.

Merkel: EU Cannot Rely on US and UK

May 28, 2017, Sunday // 19:34 in World » Europe | Views: 85

Europe can no longer "completely depend" on the US and UK following the election of President Donald Trump and Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says, the BBC reported.

Donald Trump Isolated over Paris Climate Change Deal

May 28, 2017, Sunday // 15:34 in World | Views: 96

Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations have failed to agree a statement on climate change, the BBC reported.

UK Says Some of Manchester Bomber's Network Potentially still at Large

May 28, 2017, Sunday // 14:34 in World | Views: 61

Members of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi’s network are still potentially at large, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after the terrorism threat level was lowered due to significant progress in the investigation, Euronews report

China Strongly Dissatisfied with G7 Statement on East, South China Seas

May 28, 2017, Sunday // 11:34 in World | Views: 61

China is “strongly dissatisfied” with the mention of the East and South China Sea issues in a Group of Seven (G7) statement, and the G7 allies should stop making irresponsible remarks, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said, Euronews reported.

Egypt Launches Second Round of Air Strikes over Libya

May 28, 2017, Sunday // 10:34 in World | Views: 94

Egypt has launched a second round of air stirkes over Libya in retaliation for Friday’s attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians near Cairo.