Hungary PM Orban declares victory as ruling party projected to take 67% of parliament seats

Viktor Orban has claimed a decisive victory and is set for a third term as Hungarian prime minister, after preliminary results show his Fidesz party taking an overwhelming majority of at least 134 seats in the 199-seat parliament. “We have won… Hungary has won a great victory,” Orban told a crowd of cheering supporters at […]

Xi Jinping declares China will ‘fight the bloody battle’ in hardline speech on Taiwan and Hong Kong

GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images China’s President Xi Jinping gave a nationalistic speech on Tuesday, saying Beijing will “fight the bloody battle against our enemies” and “not a single inch of land” in regards to Taiwan and Hong Kong. Xi has a hardline approach to Taiwan, and experts believe he intends to reunify Taiwan with China in […]

Maldives declares state of emergency, arrests 2 Supreme court judges and former president

AP Photo/ Mohamed Sharuhaan The Maldives has entered a state of emergency. President Abdulla Yameen made that declaration in the early hours of Tuesday morning local time, and in the hours since, two Supreme Court judges — of a total of four — have been arrested along with former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom.See the rest of the […]

Afghanistan declares day of national mourning for victims of Kabul suicide blast

Following a deadly explosion that rocked the diplomatic district in the Afghan capital on Saturday, the Afghan government declared Sunday a day of national mourning, local media reported. Additionally, it was announced that people will not work on Monday. The suicide blast, claimed by the Taliban, killed 95 people and injured more than 150. Let’s […]

Ecuador declares state of emergency after car bomb attack on police (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Ecuador’s president has declared a state of emergency and tightened security in two cities after a car bomb attack on a police station in San Lorenzo injured at least 28 people and damaged dozens of buildings. “I’ve declared the state of emergency in San Lorenzo and Eloy Alfaro to strengthen the security of the citizens […]

Trump Declares America ‘Open for Business’

President Trump told the world’s elite business leaders gathered in Davos that “America is open for business” as he tried to balance that message with the “America First” policies that he has put in place over the past year.   “The world is witnessing the resurgence of a strong and prosperous America,” Trump told the audience […]

Trump signs anti-fentanyl bill as Pennsylvania declares opioid ‘disaster emergency’

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 05:13 President Donald Trump has approved more funding for border patrol detection of smuggled fentanyl, a deadly synthetic opiate. It comes as Pennsylvania implements drastic measures to cope with its own opioid crisis. Trump signed the Interdict Act into law on Wednesday in a bipartisan effort to provide US customs […]

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard declares victory over unrest 'caused by foreign enemies’

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 08:51 Edited time: 7 Jan, 2018 09:15 Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has announced that government forces had “broken down the chain of unrest” which they say was fomented by foreign enemies of the Islamic Republic. “Iran’s revolutionary people along with tens of thousands of Basij forces, police and the Intelligence Ministry […]

ISIS declares war on Hamas over Jerusalem loss to Trump & Israel

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 04:25 The Islamic State in Egypt has urged its supporters in a new execution video to wage war against Hamas over its failure to defend Jerusalem following Washington’s recognition of the city as the Israeli capital. The 22-minute video, allegedly released by an affiliate of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) […]

Trump declares war on Amazon for taking billions of dollars in subsidies from the Post Office — and it sets an ominous precedent for HQ2

Sara D. Davis / Stringer / Getty Images President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday that the US Postal Service is undercharging Amazon, making the “Post Office dumber and poorer.” Amazon’s deal with the USPS allows it to pay less to deliver packages than it would with other delivery services.  The backlash against Amazon could signal […]