• UN Aviation Agency Brokers Crisis Talks on Qatar Flight Blockade
UN Aviation Agency Brokers Crisis Talks on Qatar Flight Blockade

The sale of 36 US F-15 jets to Qatar is "more of a procedural" move than a "political" one, a United States defense analyst told Arab News, adding that defense and security ties between Doha and Washington remain integral to American interests.

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  • Rahul Gandhi all set to go on vacation again
Rahul Gandhi all set to go on vacation again

Quoting Soviet poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, "When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie", Rahul said this is what the government is trying to do, and everybody knows what the truth is, but they are scared. On June 20, President Pranab Mukherjee is expected to formally launch the print edition in New Delhi as a weekly. Pointing out...

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  • Mob lynching of J&K DSP: 3 more arrested
Mob lynching of J&K DSP: 3 more arrested

The police had said the mob attacked the Deputy Superintendent of Police (Security) after spotting him behaving suspiciously outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta locality during congregational prayers at the mosque, NDTV reported. His body was taken to police control room for identification and other legal procedures, they said adding the situation...

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  • Germany hope for full-fit Emre against Cameroon
Germany hope for full-fit Emre against Cameroon

The move should have put the game on Cameroon's terms but instead, a driving run from Gersbach brought Milligan to the spot. "Today you have a team that won the Africa Cup of Nations and that's progress", the Belgian coach added. Both Australia and Cameroon were playing counter attacking game and in the 37th minutes of the game, the first goa...

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  • Sudanese president meets new Saudi crown prince
Sudanese president meets new Saudi crown prince

On Wednesday King Salman , 81, named his son Mohammed bin Salman crown prince and heir to the throne after firing Mohammed bin Nayef , whose counter-terrorism expertise had made him a favorite of previous American administrations. The reasons for the demotions are unclear, but bin Nayef is viewed as being close to the rulers of Qatar, and Saud...

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  • UK authorities confirm that 27 apartment blocks have failed fire safety tests
UK authorities confirm that 27 apartment blocks have failed fire safety tests

Some 4000 residents of the Chalcots Estate in Camden , north London , were told to vacate their apartments on Friday after the Fire Brigade ruled that their blocks were unsafe . Hotpoint said it was working with authorities to examine the appliance, adding "words can not express our sorrow at this bad tragedy". Police are looking at all parts ...

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  • Hamas rejects Islamic State's claim of killing of Israeli officer
Hamas rejects Islamic State's claim of killing of Israeli officer

Hamas said one of the attackers belonged to the Islamist Hamas movement and two others to the left-wing Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine , both domestic Palestinian groups. Israel's Shin Bet internal security agency identified the three Palestinians as Bara Saleh, born in 1998; Adel Ankoush, born in 1999; and Asama Atta, born in 19...

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  • Kovind files Presidential nomination, vows to uphold dignity of office
Kovind files Presidential nomination, vows to uphold dignity of office

Soon after BJP's unilateral choice for Ram Nath Kovind , current Bihar governor, UPA Chairman and Congress President Sonia Gandhi has announced former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar will be the combined choice for UPA. While Sena claimed it was not invited, BJP leaders blamed it on a "miscommunication". Besides Gadkari and Yadav, Lok Sabha MP...

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  • GJM protests continue, Home Minister Rajnath Singh appeals for peace and calm
GJM protests continue, Home Minister Rajnath Singh appeals for peace and calm

Also, she claimed an Indian Reserve Battalion Assistant Commandant Kiran Tamang had succumbed to his injuries but soon retraced her statements saying "he is grievously hurt and is fighting for his life". Thousands of protesters assembled at Chowkbazaar carrying black flags and the Tricolour raising slogans demanding the police and the army personne...

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  • BJP, TMC fanned Gorkhaland fire, alleges CPI
BJP, TMC fanned Gorkhaland fire, alleges CPI

Delhi paved way for creation of Telangana state in 2014 but had "maintained deliberate indifference" towards people's aspirations for separate state in other parts of the country, the statement claimed. 'We are not ready for talks with the West Bengal government. Situation in Darjeeling continues to be tense but no case of major violence has been...

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  • Shiv Sena to recommend Swaminathan's name if BJP not ready for Bhagwat
Shiv Sena to recommend Swaminathan's name if BJP not ready for Bhagwat

In 2007, it backed Pratibha Patil instead of NDA candidate Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. "We held deliberations with senior party leaders and have made a decision to support Ram Nath Kovind's candidature". With President Pranab Mukherjee's term drawing to a close, there were reports that the RSS chief was one of the top contenders and Shiv Sena, t...

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  • Seth Meyers slams the Senate GOP's 'cruel' healthcare bill
Seth Meyers slams the Senate GOP's 'cruel' healthcare bill

The bill passed the House in May and until 22 June the Senate draft was kept secret from all but a few select Republican Senators by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell . "Now we know why", Sanders said in a statement . "McConnell has talked about, a vote next week", the press secretary said. Having criticized the way the Democrats rammed th...

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  • 'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very good friends' with Comey
'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very good friends' with Comey

Comey also testified that Trump asked him for "loyalty" - which Trump emphatically denies. "I mean we're going to have to see in terms - look, there has been no obstruction". Unsurprisingly, after Trump's tweet this time, American media were quick to refer to their government leader as "our bluffing president". The president made his remarks ...

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  • Muslim youth stabbed to death on train
Muslim youth stabbed to death on train

Ramesh was later sent in three-day police custody by a local court. In 2015, Muslims were driven out of their village in Ballabhgarh because they had made a decision to construct a mosque with the Haryana High Court's permission. "They started fighting over seats in the compartment". Meanwhile, the police have arrested one person. He said w...

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  • Pelosi aides sending allies suggested tweets backing her
Pelosi aides sending allies suggested tweets backing her

President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that he hopes House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stays as leader of the Democrats . When asked about the President's comments, Pelosi said "I think they wrote that for him, it's a classic Republican line".

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  • US, China agree to expedite joint efforts for denuclearization of Korean Peninsula
US, China agree to expedite joint efforts for denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

USA diplomatic and defense chiefs met their Chinese counterparts for security talks and pushed China to rein in companies that allegedly deal with its wayward ally North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions. "Countries around the world and the U.N. Security Council are joining in this effort and we hope China will do their part as well", ...

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  • Trump state visit left out of Queen's Speech
Trump state visit left out of Queen's Speech

That means getting a deal which delivers the result of last year's referendum and does so in a way that commands maximum public support". She also travelled by vehicle instead of the traditional horse-driven carriage to deliver her speech.

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  • 10 bodies found, 93 missing in China landslide
10 bodies found, 93 missing in China landslide

A meteorologist interviewed by CCTV said there was light rain in the area that would continue for a few days. Meanehile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Saturday that he is saddened to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by landslides.

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  • Robert Mueller clarifies Trump-Russia investigation boundaries with Congress
Robert Mueller clarifies Trump-Russia investigation boundaries with Congress

Mueller also met with #Senate Judiciary Committee leaders on Wednesday which included Republicans Lindsey Graham and Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse - who is also with the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. Referring to Comey, Trump said "When he found out that I, you know, that there may be tapes out there whether it's governmental tapes or anyt...

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  • Spicer: Chances of Senate health care bill passing are 'very high'
Spicer: Chances of Senate health care bill passing are 'very high'

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants the bill to come to a vote by July 4th. Sen. James Lankford (R, Okla.) said, "Put me down as a solid 'undecided'". According to Zwillich, the changes to the tax credits would not go into effect until 2020. One thing that the Senate bill did, they tried to rewrite the way the tax credits work to help peo...

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  • Man Utd or bust for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata
Man Utd or bust for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

Old Trafford insider have suggested the club are "relaxed" over their bid to sign Morata in recent days, with the final stumbling block in the move appearing to be the need to agree a fee for the 24-year-old marksman. There had been a fear that uncertainty surrounding the future of Cristiano Ronaldo could force Madrid to stall on any deal for the...

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  • Marcelo wants to leave Real Madrid if Cristiano Ronaldo exits
Marcelo wants to leave Real Madrid if Cristiano Ronaldo exits

CRISTIANO RONALDO has reportedly "no intention" of paying nearly £13million in tax he is being chased for by Spanish authorities. Ferguson later revealed that he refused to part with his star asset because of his dislike for then Real president Florentino Perez .

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  • European Union door remains open, France's Macron tells Theresa May
European Union door remains open, France's Macron tells Theresa May

Britain and France face similar challenges in fighting home-grown Islamic extremism and share similar scars from deadly attacks that rocked London , Manchester, Paris and Nice. She said: 'We are launching a joint UK French campaign to ensure that the internet can not be used as a safe space for terrorists and criminals, and that it can not be ...

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  • 8 coal miners killed in Colombia from underground blast
8 coal miners killed in Colombia from underground blast

This was announced by the head of the National police of the country Jorge Nieto. President Juan Manuel Santos has expressed his condolences to families affected by the tragedy. "It's hard for a father, to receive news like this, and not to know if he is alive or dead", he said. In 2015, terrorist activity in Colombia decreased due to the Colom...

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  • Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage
Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage

The director of communications for the medical center said that Otto is in stable condition, but has suffered a severe neurological injury. The student's father, Fred Warmbier doesn't believe that his son's condition was caused by a sleeping pill and botulism , as told by North Korean officials.

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  • Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid
Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid

Eid al-Fitr is expected to fall on Sunday (June 25 ) in Europe because astronomers have calculated the new moon will be born on Saturday night . Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday to mark the end of fasting month of Ramzan, it was announced on Saturday.

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  • Kushner visits family of slain Israeli border police officer
Kushner visits family of slain Israeli border police officer

Netanyahu's announcement comes a day after Trump's special representative Jason Greenblatt arrived for talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials on relaunching peace talks that collapsed in 2014. The envoys arrived in Israel to promote the peace process. Ynet also reported on Wednesday that two kindergarten buildings under construction in the...

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  • Dennis Rodman defends friendship with Kim Jong Un after Otto Warmbier's death
Dennis Rodman defends friendship with Kim Jong Un after Otto Warmbier's death

Warmbier died days after his return to the United States, and his funeral was held Thursday in his hometown of Wyoming, Ohio . Warmbier, whose mother is Jewish, became active in the Hillel after a Birthright trip to Israel, during which he received a Hebrew name.

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  • White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet
White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet

Trump has disputed Comey's assertion that Trump asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation director for a pledge of loyalty during a meeting. Mr Comey has suggested that the tweet prompted him to ask an associate to release damaging information to The New York Times .

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  • Senate Plan To Repeal Obamacare Faces Likely Roadblocks
Senate Plan To Repeal Obamacare Faces Likely Roadblocks

Not only would the GOP legislation scale back coverage through the insurance markets and phase out the Medicaid expansion, it would also make fundamental changes to the broader Medicaid program. States could not get exemptions to Obama's prohibition against charging higher premiums for some people with pre-existing medical conditions, but the...

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  • New Zealand vs. Portugal in 2017 Confederations Cup
New Zealand vs. Portugal in 2017 Confederations Cup

New Zealand were beaten 2-0 by Russian Federation in the opening Confederations Cup match. "We competed very well and we're building a team that keeps on showing that it has the ability and determination to give as good as it gets against any side".

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  • Unifier of Germany, integrator of Europe, Helmut Kohl dead (Lead, Changing dateline)
Unifier of Germany, integrator of Europe, Helmut Kohl dead (Lead, Changing dateline)

As the last leader of the Soviet Union, Gorbachev oversaw an easing of decades of tensions with the West that helped to end the Cold War. Current chancellor , Angele Merkel, who was once Kohl's protege and later his adversary, said on Friday that the former German leader was great, and that he had done more for Germany than many people underst...

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  • Scalise out of ICU, Fox News reports
Scalise out of ICU, Fox News reports

Scalise's condition was upgraded to fair Wednesday, one week after he was shot in the hip when a gunman opened fire on him and others as he practiced for the annual congressional baseball game. It was early on the morning of June 14 when James T. His injury indicated that the bullet had "travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuri...

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  • Soros says United Kingdom is approaching 'tipping point' as Brexit bites
Soros says United Kingdom is approaching 'tipping point' as Brexit bites

His comments come a day after Cabinet minister David Davis and European Union negotiator Michel Barnier began Brexit talks in Brussels . Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator, and David Davis, the UK Brexit minister, stressed after their talks in Brussels that an exit deal was achievable, but both conceded the talks were up against the clock...

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  • IS leader Baghdadi 'may have been killed by Russia'
IS leader Baghdadi 'may have been killed by Russia'

Other national security sources told said Friday that if the Russian military's claims about al-Baghdadi's death are true, it would represent the biggest blow yet to ISIS , which is struggling to keep its hold on territory in Syria and Iraq amid growing pressure from forces backed by a range of global and regional powers.

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