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by | December 11, 2018 | 14:36

According to the results, Prosperous Armenia , led by tycoon Gagik Tsarukyan won 8.2 percent of the votes, while Bright Armenia gained 6.3 percent of the votes. Pashinyan promised after taking office there would be no major shifts in Armenian foreign policy and has offered assurances he will not break with Moscow.

by | December 11, 2018 | 13:01

When asked if anyone other than a president were implicated in the way that Trump has been, Comey responded: "Well, that person would be in serious jeopardy of being charged". Comey revealed that the initial counterintelligence investigation into Russia election meddling was opened on four individuals - but not Trump - to see if any of them were conspiring with the Russians to sway the elections.

by | December 11, 2018 | 12:43

Olivier Dussopt, junior minister for public accounts, said on BFM TV the measures would cost 8-10 billion euros. As France still struggles to take a grip on the massive protests that have been raging through the country for weeks, President Emmanuel Macron has admitted that the country is in a state of "economic emergency".

by | December 11, 2018 | 11:10

Maria Butina was arrested on a charges of conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the Russian government. The female Russian national charged for conspiracy and for failing to register as a foreign agent has reached a plea agreement with USA prosecutors and has agreed to cooperate.

by | December 11, 2018 | 07:56

According to the early trends, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla is leading in Chief Minister Raman Singh's constituency, while the three-term chief minister is trailing. In Rajasthan , Congress is taking a strong lead. While the Congress is leading on 111 seats, the BJP is close behind with a lead on 108 seats. The possible outcome of the assembly elections in five states and the Congress party's performance on the ground came up for discussion at the informal ...

by | December 11, 2018 | 02:45

China and the USA have highly overlapping interests in economic and trade issues and share complementarity in structural demands, MOC spokesman Gao Feng told a press briefing. said. The president's optimism comes just after a day since he publicly declared himself a "Tariff Man", and stood by his protectionist trade policies even after stocks fell almost 800 points amid confusion over the result of Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

by | December 11, 2018 | 00:28

A person familiar with Trump's thinking tells The Associated Press that the president is considering the director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney , and a Republican congressman from North Carolina, Mark Meadows , who is chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus .

by | December 11, 2018 | 00:23

Asthana, who filed a chargesheet against Mallya and led the extradition proceedings in London for one and a half years, is now divested of his powers by the government. In a severe indictment of India's leading liquor baron, the chief magistrate of the Westminster court Emma Arbuthnot described him as a "glamorous, flashy, famous, bodyguarded.

by | December 11, 2018 | 00:13

The full transcript of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in a Saudi consulate in Turkey reportedly shows that one of the assassins was briefing someone on the phone as the journalist's dismembering progressed. "And, up until now; we have not received anything". The worldwide community condemned Khashoggi's murder and called for a transparent investigation.

by | December 10, 2018 | 23:04

Failure to approve May's deal could suggest Britain is one step closer to dropping out of the European Union in March with no deal, a worst case scenario that most economic commentators, including the Bank of England, say would lead to a savage recession.

by | December 10, 2018 | 18:59

The 40-page sentencing memo filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY for former Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen is the basis for an indictment against the president, according to Andrew McCarthy . Cohen's plea does not necessarily indicate that prosecutors could have successfully prosecuted a campaign finance case against Cohen or Trump. "Bill Barr will be nominated for the U.S.

by | December 10, 2018 | 17:25

Postponing the vote could give May more time to seek concessions from the European Union - even though both May and the bloc insist that the Brexit withdrawal agreement can't be changed. The UK government's lawyers also argued that the case was purely hypothetical as "the UK does not intend to revoke its notification" and those politicians behind it wanted to use the case as "political ammunition to be used in, and to pressure, the UK Parliament".

by | December 10, 2018 | 17:05

John Kelly is being shoved out of the White House doors by President Donald Trump , the rumor was that Mike Pence's chief of staff Nick Ayers would replace him. He was willing to accept the position on an interim basis but Trump declined. Trump earlier this year asked Kelly to remain as his chief of staff through the remainder of his first term, but the signs of tension between the two men had grown in recent months.

by | December 10, 2018 | 15:44

China has strongly criticized her detention and demanded her immediate release. The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, who faces USA fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran , has infuriated Beijing, stoking tensions amid a trade war truce between China and the United States.

by | December 10, 2018 | 12:11

Washington is absorbing new revelations concerning the Russian Federation probe revealed in court documents regarding U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign manager as well as his former personal attorney, both of whom have pleaded guilty to a variety of federal crimes and provided information to prosecutors.

by | December 10, 2018 | 08:44

Grace is a 22-year-old European woman with brown hair and brown eyes. But she failed to respond to her birthday messages on Sunday, fuelling concerns over her welfare. Det Insp Scott Beard said police "hold grave fears for her safety". "He was brought back to the Auckland Central Police Station and is now speaking to us in relation to the murder of Grace Millane ".

by | December 10, 2018 | 07:37

Penn was seen directing shooting on Wednesday outside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, where Khashoggi was killed and dismembered on October 2, as well as at the residence of the Saudi consul general, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency and Hurriyet Daily News reported .

by | December 10, 2018 | 06:20

Ayer's refusal adds to uncertainty at the White House, as the 36-year-old prepares to leave the administration leaving it unclear who will take over John Kelly . Trump had sought a two-year commitment from Mr. Ayers but that he was unable to agree to that. He'll work from his home state, the official said. Ayers was said to be out after only being willing to commit to staying until next spring while the president found a more permanent replacement.

by | December 09, 2018 | 23:43

Mr Cohen has been found guilty of campaign finance violations for paying hush money to two women before the 2016 Presidential Election . The President did not comment about other issues revealed in the filing, including Cohen's claim that the President directed payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal totaling $280,000.

by | December 09, 2018 | 22:14

The National News Agency said the Israeli excavator erected a sand barrier around 20 meters away from the Blue Line as Israeli troops deployed behind it and a surveillance balloon hovered over the Kroum al-Sharraqi area. On Thursday, UNIFIL, the UN body which monitors the border region, confirmed the existence of a tunnel in northern Israel originating on the Lebanese side of the border.

by | December 09, 2018 | 21:39

The Open Skies Treaty allows signatory states to gather information about the military activities of other member countries. The goal to is promote transparency in military activities. U.S. Navy ships routinely sail in and out of the Black Sea, and under worldwide rules are only allowed to stay in the waters for 21 days. "The United States seeks a better relationship with Russian Federation, but this can not happen while its unlawful and destabilising actions continue in Ukraine and ...

by | December 09, 2018 | 19:32

As the closed-session concluded, President Trump tweeted that "it is being reported that Leakin' James Comey was told by Department of Justice attorneys not to answer the most important questions". He has praised former Justice Department official Sally Yates for defying an executive order and reportedly attended then-Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night party, leading conservative critics to allege a bias against President Trump.

by | December 09, 2018 | 18:28

He said: 'A second referendum is by no means guaranteed to be a silver bullet.In fact it is more likely to entrench division and lead to at least a further year of damaging uncertainty'. The Prime Minister warned Tory MPs they risk handing Jeremy Corbyn the keys to Number 10 unless they back her Brexit deal. "I believe Jeremy Corbyn getting his hands on power is a risk we can not afford to take".

by | December 09, 2018 | 17:14

That could turn to freezing rain in the evening. The temperature will be warming some in the coming week, however. For the following areas: Sussex, Surry, Southampton County and the City of Franklin. More rain is likely from 7 p.m. Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday , according to the NWS forecast. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued from Saturday evening through Monday morning calling for total snow amounts 8 to 16 inches possible, with locally higher amounts possible.

by | December 09, 2018 | 09:57

Detectives investigating the murder of British backpacker Grace Millane in New Zealand have identified a "location of interest". The detective appealed for anyone who saw the auto in the west Auckland area between 6.30am and 9.30am on Monday to come forward.