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August 17, 2018 6:20 PM Fox News FORCED to apologise after making MASSIVE mistake in Aretha Franklin tribute

A FOX NEWS Aretha Franklin tribute has sparked criticism after the television channel mistakingly used a photo of R&B singer Patti LaBelle. Fox News mistook singer Patti LaBelle for Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin in a tribute following Franklin’s death on Thursday. In a video package highlighting the star’s most memorable moments, there is a picture of Franklin 7

August 17, 2018 5:48 PM Pakistan election: Imran Khan ELECTED Prime Minister but condemned as 'THIEF' by rival MPs

CRICKET legend Imran Khan has been elected as prime minister of Pakistani by parliamentary lawmakers, paving the way for him to form a new coalition government. Mr Khan, 65, and his party swept to victory in July’s general election, on a platform of fighting corruption and lifting millions of people out of poverty, while creating an “Islamic welfare 6

August 15, 2018 12:24 AM ‘Moscow happy to EXPLOIT crisis’: Trump’s SPAT with Turkey may help Russia UNDERMINE NATO

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s diplomatic spat with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may be facilitating Russia’s attempted subversion of NATO, analysts have warned. Turkey, one of NATO’s most significant military powers, has provided Washington with logistical support for its military actions in the Middle East for years. But Ankara maintains close 8

August 14, 2018 11:59 PM Canada to face 'SIGNIFICANT’ hospital staff shortages amid ongoing Saudi diplomatic row

HOSPITALS in Canada are struggling to address the “significant” staffing shortages that will hit them at the end of the month as hundreds of Saudi Arabian medical students are ordered to leave the country. Canada and Saudi Arabia are currently embroiled in a major diplomatic spat which has seen Saudi Arabia withdraw its Ambassador, freeze all new trade 9

August 14, 2018 1:39 AM Iran news: Iraq DEFIES Trump as country announces it may IGNORE US sanctions against Iran

IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has dramatically refused to say that Iraq will honour new US sanctions on Iran, despite saying last week that it would. Speaking at a news conference in Baghdad, Mr al-Abadi said: “I did not say we would abide by the sanctions. Asked whether Iraq will halt imports of equipment and commodities from Iranian state-owned 9

August 12, 2018 11:54 PM Turkey pledges action to calm markets

Turkey has pledged it will take action to calm markets after the lira plunged to a new record low in Asian trading. The details would be unveiled shortly, the country's finance minister told Turkish newspaper Hurriyet. "From Monday morning onwards our institutions will take the necessary steps and will share the announcements with the market," Berat 10

August 12, 2018 3:18 PM Russia SHUNS US dollar for trade as it joins Turkey in protest against Trump

RUSSIA has announced it will shun the US dollar for trade as the nation joined forces with Turkey in protest of punishing sanctions hiked by Donald Trump. Moscow declared it will decrease its holdings of US assets in retaliation against crippling tariffs imposed by US President Mr Trump on Russia and Turkey. Chillingly, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev 15

August 11, 2018 3:49 PM Turkey's Erdogan vows to FIGHT against ‘currency PLOT’ after Trump gloats over lira crisis

TURKEY’S President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called the plunge of the lira a “currency plot” after Donald Trump gloated about his crushing sanctions on Twitter. Mr Erdogan pledged to fight back after US President Trump doubled punishing tariffs on the nation adding that those responsible “think they can destroy Turkey”. The President denied Turkey is in a currency 14

August 11, 2018 3:00 PM Iran REFUSES to meet US officials over nuclear deal: ‘Americans LACK HONESTY!’

IRAN has vowed to snub Donald Trump’s officials and accused the US of “lacking honesty” as the sanctions’ crisis deepens. Mr Zarif also denied a message from Washington would be delivered to Iran by Omani officials. Oman and Switzerland had acted as mediators in talks with America in the past. Meanwhile, Iran has leapt to Turkey's defence as Trump slapped 17

August 11, 2018 9:46 AM Iran threatens Trump with WORLD WAR 3 as it vows solidarity with Turkey over lira

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned Mr Trump that the “entire world would unite” and use “force” the US to scrap fresh sanctions imposed as a result of a spat over a detained American pastor and Turkey’s defiance to buy oil from Iran. Mr Zarif - in true Trump fashion - took to Twitter to condemn the new sanctions in a chilling threat. He said: “Trump's 13