Hillary, Sanders share honours in Democratic primary battle.

Ms. Clinton squeezed out a cliffhanger victory over Sanders in Kentucky, a result that keeps her on track to win the nomination. Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton on Tuesday eked out a narrow win in the Kentucky primary over Bernie Sanders who kept ...

House Speaker refuses to back Donald Trump.

House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. The surprise declaration from Mr. Ryan on CNN’s “The Lead” amoun ...

Mexico petrochemical plant blast: 24 dead, 8 still missing.

19 people remained hospitalised, with 13 of them in serious condition. The death toll from an explosion that ripped through a petrochemical plant on Mexico’s southern Gulf coast is now 24, state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos reported. Pemex raise ...

Chibok girls appear in video.

Their April 14, 2014 abduction triggered a global campaign for the girls’ release under the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. A video apparently showing a group of Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram two years ago has been shown to distraught ...

US judge approves $20 billion settlement for BP oil spill.

This is the largest environmental settlement in history and the payment will have to be made out over 16 years. A federal judge in New Orleans granted final approval on Monday to an estimated $20 billion settlement over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf o ...

Greece begins refugee deportations under EU plan.

Though the plan has been strongly criticised by human rights groups. Under heavy security, authorities on the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios deported 202 migrants and refugees on boats bound for Turkey the first to be sent back as part of a controversi ...

Obama first US President in 80 years to visit Cuba.

This comes as the two Cold War-era foes are making efforts to normalise their ties, with the U.S. having lifted the sanctions on Cuba. U.S. President Barack Obama is likely to make a historic visit to Cuba next month — the first sitting American pr ...

Clinton, Sanders debate as focus turns to minority voters.

Nevada is 28 per cent Latino, 9 per cent African-American and 8 per cent Asian-American. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debated again on Thursday night as the focus turned to minority voters influential in contests l ...

Iran, Israel could ratify nuclear test ban treaty: CTBTO chief.

U.S., China, Iran, Israel, Egypt, India, Pakistan and North Korea — that had nuclear power reactors or research reactors when the CTBT was adopted in 1996 — are yet to ratify it. The head of the U.N. nuclear test ban treaty organisation says ...

Massive blizzard leaves 19 dead in U.S..

Washington hit with two feet of snow while NY City just shy of all-time record; flooding hits New Jersey, Delaware Millions of residents, business owners and workers began digging out on Sunday from a massive blizzard that brought Washington, New York and ...

Obama, Merkel discuss refugee crisis.

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed over phone the European response to the refugee crisis, the White House said. Both leaders agreed on Thursday that the upcoming Syria donors conference in London presents an important ...

Trump vows to protect Christianity.

University president who told students to carry guns to teach Muslims a lesson, says Mr Trump lives Jesus’ teachings Republican front runner for presidential nomination Donald Trump considers the Bible as the only book in the history of mankind tha ...

London to boost number of armed police following Paris attacks.

The force will also more than double the number of armed response vehicles in the wake of November’s attacks in which IS gunmen killed 130 people in Paris London police said on Thursday they will increase the number of officers carrying firearms in ...

Supreme Court Sceptical Of Mandatory Union Fees.

The US Supreme Court looks ready to deal a nationwide blow to organised labour’s powers to collect tens of millions of dollars in fees from non-members. In oral arguments on Monday, a majority of justices seemed to lean in favour of a challenge by C ...