May says early election averts clash with end of Brexit talks

Under the terms of the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, Mrs May must secure a two-thirds majority of MPs to bring the election forward by three years from the scheduled date of May 2020. "They are wrong. 'If we do not hold a general election now their political game-playing will continue, and the negotiations with the European Union will reach their most hard stage in the run-up to the next scheduled election", she added.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India summons Pakistan's deputy high commissioner

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India summons Pakistan's deputy high commissioner

Pakistan army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has already rejected any possibility of granting consular access to Jadhav, who was handed out the death penalty for alleged espionage and subversive activities. Pakistan claims its security forces had arrested Jadhav from the restive Balochistan province on March 3 past year after he reportedly entered from Iran.

Theresa May's snap election is 'game changer' for GBP

Analysts said that investors were buying the pound on hopes that a general election would hand the Prime Minister more control as the United Kingdom braces for Brexit - something that could make the process smoother. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early general election. Britain's second female prime minister, who took over last summer following her predecessor David Cameron's failure to convince voters to back the European Union, also appears to have won strong popular ...

U.S. to conduct missile-interception drills in May

Trump on Monday said his message to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was: " Got to behave ". Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on the United States commitment to Asia Pacific with a stern warning for North Korea, which he called the "most risky and urgent threat" to the region.

Putin decries lack of working trust with US

Putin, speaking Tuesday after talks in Moscow wi. Steeped in geopolitical intrigue, the meeting between Putin and Tillerson wasn't formally confirmed until the last minute, following days of speculation about whether the Russian would refuse to grant the former oil executive an audience.

Germany doesn't see vote disrupting Brexit talks

May formally notified the European Union on March 29 of Britain's intention to leave, beginning a two-year negotiating period to settle divorce terms and agree a new trading relationship. The Prime Minister said she was committed to regaining control of Britain's borders but refused to be drawn on whether free movement of labour would end as soon as the United Kingdom withdrew from the EU.