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Ranked by Forbes as the Czech Republic's second wealthiest citizen, Babis has flatly denied any wrongdoing and labelled Sobotka's decision "absolutely tragic" and "desperate". Sobotka and his cabinet's resignation will give the coalition a chance to form a government again, but without Babis. Another option is for parliament to call early elections.
  • Minecraft Wii U vs Switch Graphics TESTED and Compared

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    But the fact is, Minecraft on Nintendo Switch works really well. However, once we read the fine print, we can see that majority of the financial reports are some comments with respect to Nintendo Switch from the CEO Andrew Wilson, or perhaps, about their continuing strategy of "wait and see mode".
  • Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

    Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

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    China banned USA beef in 2003 after it discovered imported meat contaminated with mad cow disease. Under the agreement , the United States is inviting Chinese companies to import USA -produced liquefied natural gas. Because of the numerous harvest plants in Nebraska, this announcement will impact all Nebraska beef producers more than any other state in the U.S.
  • Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

    Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

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    The new discovery also includes six sarcophagi, two clay coffins, two papyri written in demotic script as well as a number of vessels, he said. On Wednesday, the Ministry of Antiquities, announced it had uncovered what is believed to be a 3,700-year-old burial chamber for a pharaoh's daughter.
  • UK Working to Restore Hospital Systems After Cyberattack

    UK Working to Restore Hospital Systems After Cyberattack

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    By Robert Hutton, Jeremy Kahn and Jordan Robertson. Its ransom demands start at 300 dollars and increase after two hours to 400, 500 and then 600 dollars, said Kurt Baumgartner, a security researcher at Kaspersky Lab. "This is a virus that attacked Windows platforms". The ransomware encrypts data on the computer using an encryption key that only the attacker knows.
  • Is triple talaq fundamental to Islam, SC asks

    Is triple talaq fundamental to Islam, SC asks

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    Incidentally, the Supreme Court on Thursday said it would examine whether the practice of triple talaq among Muslims is fundamental to their religion, but it may not deliberate upon the issue of polygamy as it began hearing petitions challenging the practice.
  • Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

    Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

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    President Trump on Monday appeared to accuse Ms Yates of leaking information to media on Twitter, which she denied during the hearing. Yates, who was testifying at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, said she first warned the White House of the Department of Justice's concerns on January 26.
  • Putin aide says Moscow unconcerned about Comey

    Putin aide says Moscow unconcerned about Comey

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    This meeting is the clear signal that U.S. relations with Russian Federation have improved, expert believe. Lavrov met with Trump and Tillerson on Wednesday as he visited the White House for the first time since August 2013. Washington has long said Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad can't remain in power if the war-torn nation is to move forward. "I want to welcome Foreign Minister Lavrov to the State Department and express my appreciation for making the trip to Washington so that we can ...
  • Police block march of elderly Venezuelans

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    Thousands of elderly Venezuelans are joining protests against the socialist government in demonstrations called by the country's opposition coalition. Protests have killed almost 40 people and left hundreds more injured so far. Opposition leaders want the 2018 presidential vote brought forward, but there is no sign of that happening and Maduro is creating a controversial "constituent assembly" with authority to rewrite the constitution and shake up public powers."We will defeat fascism!" ...
  • "Awesomesauce" Views Of Earth Says Astronaut On Station's 200th Spacewalk

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    As NASA spokesman Dan Hout told TASS, the astronauts will perform a 200th spacewalk in the entire history of the International Space Station, which will last about six hours and a half. 1 among females with EVA experience. An equipment water leak has shortened the spacewalk. But the spacewalk was allowed to go ahead because according to NASA procedures, the astronauts can share one functioning SCU.
  • Erdogan says Turkey hopes to resolve issues with US

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    Yildirim acknowledged that the plan had been developed under the previous US administration, and said he hoped Turkey would have a better relationship with Trump's administration. A senior Kurdish official, Ilham Ahmad, also told AP that the US forces began patrolling the border region Thursday in addition to their reconnaissance flights in the area.
  • Backed Syrian forces await weapons for summer assault on Raqqa

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    Syrian Kurdish-led forces say they are carrying out mine-clearing operations at the country's largest dam and the nearby town of Tabqa a day after seizing them from Islamic State militants. Talal Silo, the military spokesman of the SDF, told Xinhua on Friday that the SDF, backed by the US -led anti-terror coalition, has not yet received heavy weaponry.
  • French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

    French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

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    All that's missing, it seems, are a butcher, a baker and a candlestick-maker. Victor of the French presidential elections Emmanuel Macron was a clear winner also among the voters who cast their ballot on May 7 in Bratislava. That would force Macron, who will be inaugurated on Sunday, to share power with them in what is known as a "cohabitation" in France. On Europe, Macron said he would work to rebuild links between Europe and the people that form it.
  • Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

    Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

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    It's important to note that Clapper was not aware of the FBI investigation into possible collusion until FBI Director James Comey told Congress about it in March . Yates for example testified that she had seen a readout of an interview Flynn gave to the Federal Bureau of Investigation during January, before she headed to meet McGahn.
  • 5.5-magnitude quake hits China, 8 dead

    5.5-magnitude quake hits China, 8 dead

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    Rescuers were searching for people trapped in the rubble in Quzgun, the worst-hit village, which has a population of 449, Wang said, according to the official Xinhua news agency. Also on Thursday, China's Red Cross Society activated level-III emergency response to the quake. The quake was very shallow, at a depth of only 6.2 miles (10 km) below the seabed, the USGS said.
  • Chinese President Xi congratulates President Moon, discusses Pyongyang

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    In an email interview, Joshua Pollack , editor of the Nonproliferation Review and senior research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, explains what THAAD does and why it is controversial. While taking the oath of office Wednesday, Moon said he's open to visiting North Korea under the right conditions. Moon also received similar congratulatory calls from Japanese and Indian leaders on Thursday.
  • BMW announces 8 Series revival, planned for 2018 debut

    BMW announces 8 Series revival, planned for 2018 debut

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    There's a longer list of changes inside the cabin, with a new instrument display with a black-panel design. The rear end likewise cuts a muscular figure, the single-piece rear lights (LEDs as standard) with hallmark BMW L-shape extending well into the flanks.
  • White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos

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    Cohen, who condemned the decision on Twitter. Senior Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said the Oval Office encounter was a photo opportunity for Russian Federation. Everything is on the up and up, though, because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recommended Comey's firing- the same Jeff Sessions who had to recuse himself from the Russia/Trump campaign investigation because he lied during his confirmation hearing.
  • Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years

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    The government also plans to increase taxes and charges. In a budget that targets the Turnbull government's future election prospects as well as much-needed fiscal fix - finally putting to rest the ghosts of Joe Hockey's politically toxic "lifters and leaners" budget of 2014 - Treasurer Scott Morrison described the 2017 budget as a "reset", and emphasised this was a budget for "right choices" and "fairness".
  • Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

    Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

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    The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, had, earlier in the day, received the girls at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja , on behalf of the President. Rev Mark said he considered all 82 of the girls to be his daughters "because majority worship in my church". Red Cross and the Swiss government brokered the deal.
  • Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accord Amid Infighting

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    China is the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases from burning coal, oil and gas with about 25 percent of the global total, followed by the USA with around 15 percent. In Bonn, the U.S. delegation will participate in a "review" that each country goes through as part of being in the Paris Agreement. "I have no doubt about climate change and how committed we have to be regarding this issue", said Macron in the video.