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May 20, 2017 6:55 PM Joy as Chibok girls reunited with parents

There were emotional scenes Saturday as 82 kidnapped Chibok girls released by Boko Haram Islamists earlier this month were reunited with their parents. At the reunion held in Nigeria’s capital of Abuja, fathers gripped their daughters in tight hugs, while mothers shrieked with joy, wiping away tears streaming from their eyes. One beaming father picked 19

May 20, 2017 3:45 PM Chelsea's John Terry given WWE title by Triple H to celebrate Premier League success

WWE chief Triple H has presented John Terry with a customised title belt to celebrate Chelsea's Premier League title triumph. Hunter Hearst Helmsley, who himself has won 14 WWE world championships, sent the specially designed strap to Terry, who looked delighted with the gift. "Congratulations to John Terry and @ChelseaFC on winning the @PremierLeague 13

May 18, 2017 11:49 AM US reviews Iran nuclear programme, implements missile sanctions

We (US) will continue to hold Iran accountable for its human rights abuses with new actions, said Stuart Jones, the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Ambassador. The US has said it will continue to waive certain economic sanctions on Iran’s nuclear programme while simultaneously implementing a new set of sanctions related to the country’s 21

May 18, 2017 10:15 AM US maintains nuclear deal sanctions relief

Iran US maintains nuclear deal sanctions relief President Donald Trump has demanded a review of the terms of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, raising concern that Washington might unilaterally pull out of an accord backed by six key world powers. But on Wednesday the State Department renewed its waiver on the nuclear-related sanctions against the Islamic 21

May 18, 2017 10:15 AM US maintains Iran nuclear deal sanctions relief

WASHINGTON - The United States decided not to reimpose sanctions on Iran’s nuclear program Wednesday despite President Donald Trump’s criticism of the deal Tehran signed with the previous US administration. But, while the waiver on the nuclear-related sanctions was renewed, the US Treasury imposed new measures to punish Iranian defense officials and a Chinese 21

May 16, 2017 1:47 AM While Microsoft griped about NSA exploit stockpiles, it stockpiled patches: Friday's WinXP fix was built in February

And it took three months to release despite Eternalblue leak When the WannaCrypt ransomware exploded across the world over the weekend, infecting Windows systems using a stolen NSA exploit, Microsoft president Brad Smith quickly blamed the spy agency. If the snoops hadn't stockpiled hacking tools and details of vulnerabilities, these instruments wouldn't 21

May 12, 2017 10:05 PM Canadian-developed vaccine could help response to new Ebola outbreak in Congo Add to ..

A Canadian-developed vaccine is being considered as a potential response to a new outbreak of Ebola in a remote corner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. One case of Ebola has been confirmed and eight other suspected cases are being investigated, including three deaths, according to a statement by the World Health Organization on Friday. Six people 23

May 11, 2017 8:22 PM As Tensions Simmer, CIA Says It Will Spy Even Harder on Pyongyang

The Agency's rare public announcement follows multiple North Korean missile launches, a worrisome military parade, and a massive show of force. Of course, the desire for renewed or increased attention on North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs is hardly surprising. The CIA new initiative comes less than a month after Pyongyang’s annual Day of the Sun military 20

May 10, 2017 4:06 PM Ankara Slams Washington on Kurdish Arms

Washington's decision to arm the Syrian Kurdish militia, the YPG, has provoked outrage among some in Turkey. "We will not accept this decision by the U.S.," said Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, before a visit to London. "The U.S. knows well the Syrian Kurds are a terrorist organization." The YPG militia is widely recognized as the most effective in Syria 19

May 10, 2017 10:14 AM The Latest: Kurdish fighters welcome US aid

The Syrian Kurdish group labeled a terror organization by Turkey is hailing the U.S. decision to arm it with heavy weapons to fight the Islamic State group. FILE -- This April 30, 2017 photo provided by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), shows a fighter from the SDF carrying weapons as he looks toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. A top Syrian Kurdish 15