https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/720x405/p074mltp.jpg

Global News

It is the second time he has resigned after being called before a war crimes court over crimes allegedly committed by the ethnic Albanian KLA separatists during the 1998-99 war. Serbia refuses to recognize Kosovo's independence, but has agreed to discuss a possible binding agreement on ties with its former province. He has been acquitted twice on warfare crimes prices at The Hague - first in 2008 and then in 2012.
  • Trump says he wants review of Google's ties to China

    Trump says he wants review of Google's ties to China

    Global News

    Thiel is a prominent supporter of Trump, and in a tweet Tuesday the president called Thiel a "brilliant guy who knows this subject better than anyone". The search giant has "no current plans" to go to China, he added . "I expect that there will be a major combined HUMINT/InfoSec attack against a major tech company revealed in the next couple of years, which will trigger the same awakening that Project Aurora did in 2009", he said , referring to a series of Chinese cyberattacks leveled ...
  • Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein denied bail

    Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein denied bail

    Global News

    Manhattan federal prosecutors argued that Epstein poses both a community danger and a flight risk - the determining factors in most bail applications. Trump and Clinton have claimed since the NY charges were filed that they have had no involvement with Epstein in recent years. Though the charges concern conduct only through 2005, prosecutors say Epstein's more recent behavior demonstrates that he "is not reformed, he is not chastened, he is not repentant".
  • Grounding of Boeing jet complicates United's 2020 planning

    Grounding of Boeing jet complicates United's 2020 planning

    Global News

    Feinberg told Reuters his team will "start immediately drafting a claims protocol for those eligible", with the first meeting with officials from Chicago-based Boeing later this week in Washington. A root of the issue is that the 737 Max was certified as an updated version of an existing plane, rather than a new design. The 737 Max jets have been grounded since March, and Boeing is now working on updates to its 737 MAX software, which will then go to the Federal Aviation Authority for ...
  • Trump aide Conway asks reporter, 'What's your ethnicity?'

    Trump aide Conway asks reporter, 'What's your ethnicity?'

    Global News

    Trump forcefully doubled down on his explosive call this weekend for the progressive congresswomen to " go back " to where they came from and "come back and show us how it's done", rather than criticize his administration. "Are you saying the president was telling the Palestinian American to go back to the occupied territories?" he continued, referencing one target of Trump's remarks, Rep.
  • Iranian drone shot down by USA over Strait of Hormuz today

    Iranian drone shot down by USA over Strait of Hormuz today

    Global News

    Trump said the USA "reserves the right to defend our personnel, our facilities and interests", and called on other nations to "protect their ships as they go through the strait and to work with us in the future". Earlier on Thursday, Iran announced that it had seized a foreign tanker and its 12 crew members for smuggling one million liters (264,000 US gallons) of Iranian fuel.
  • USA formally kicks Turkey out of F-35 program

    USA formally kicks Turkey out of F-35 program

    Global News

    Today, the White House officially announced that Turkey would not be allowed to purchase the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo are looking into all possible variants of sanctioning Turkey for its deal to purchase S-400 surface-to-air missile systems from Russia , US Department of State Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus has told reporters.
  • France's Macron announces creation of a space force command

    France's Macron announces creation of a space force command

    Global News

    But standing in an open-top command vehicle alongside France's chief of staff General Francois Lecointre, Macron was met with some jeers and whistles from supporters of the "yellow vest" movement. Television images showed police grabbing one of the movement's leaders, Eric Drouet, as he stood peacefully on the sidelines and escorting him away.
  • Grisly murder of US teenager shared on social media, suspect arrested

    Grisly murder of US teenager shared on social media, suspect arrested

    Global News

    But it only gets more gruesome. He stabbed himself in the neck with a knife as an officer approached him. The horrific killing of the teenager in Utica , New York , has drawn headlines, its brutality underscored by its broadcast. Accounts also called for fellow Instagram users to caption wholesome posts with the tag #escty and #ripbianca to outnumber the photos of her dead body in the searchable tag.
  • No Federal Charges Against NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Death

    No Federal Charges Against NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Death

    Global News

    None of the officers involved in Mr Garner's death have been charged with a crime, nor have they been reprimanded by the New York Police Department. An administrative judge will recommend whether to sanction Pantaleo, from docking him pay to terminating him. Back on July 17, 2014 , officers were attempting to arrest Garner on charges he sold loose, untaxed cigarettes outside a Staten Island convenience store.
  • World shares mixed as China reports economic slowdown

    World shares mixed as China reports economic slowdown

    Global News

    The leaders agreed to restart talks for a trade deal - which had collapsed in May - but they gave no concrete time-frame to reach a deal. Global Times cited China's defense ministry which said the drills may have involved all five military branches, in what it called "a large scale joint exercise".