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  • Eid passes off peacefully on LoC, IB; forces exchange sweets

    Eid passes off peacefully on LoC, IB; forces exchange sweets

    Defence Ministry sources said on Thursday that the Pakistan Army indulged in unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions with small arms, automatics and mortars. There have been 20 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the International Border in Jammu region so far in June. Pakistan initiated the firing at around 06:30 a.m.

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  • Angry Chalcots Estate Residents Confront Camden Council Leader

    Britain's government urged local officials across the country Sunday to urgently submit samples of tower block cladding after tests found that all samples tested so far have failed fire safety standards. Local authorities are contacting fire and rescue services to conduct fire safety inspections of the affected tower blocks. Georgia Gould , Camden Council leader, said staff would be going door-to-door asking anyone who's still inside to leave, and will be sending "another letter ...

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  • British PM offers support to evacuated residents

    Eight hundred households are to be evacuated from a council estate in north London in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire to allow "urgent fire safety works" to take place. But they both failed the police's safety tests, which are similar to those being carried out by the United Kingdom government. So far only nine people have been formally identified and police say the remains of some might never be found, the blaze having been so fierce.

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  • Lewandowski: 'No White House shake-up coming'

    Lewandowski: 'No White House shake-up coming'

    However, when Spicer was missing from the White House press briefings for a long time in May, and deputy press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders , covered for him, she discovered how reporters missed Spicer. "While you guys will always advocate for more transparency and access, I think we've done a very good job of not just providing opportunities here at the daily briefing, but also making ourselves available as a staff nearly 24 hours a day", Mr Spicer added.

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  • South Korea's new FM meets with interim USA ambassador ahead of summit

    South Korea's new FM meets with interim USA ambassador ahead of summit

    The US often sends powerful warplanes in times of heightened animosities with North Korea , and flew B-1B bombers several times this year as the North conducted a series of banned ballistic missile tests . Mark Sauter, a former U.S. Army and special forces officer, said an attack on the North Korean leader would be more hard than other operations such as Seal Team 6's mission that led to the death of Osama Bin Laden.

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  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

    Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

    She testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee that there is evidence that election systems in 21 states were targeted by Russian agents. Senators questioned election officials from Wisconsin, Indiana and IL about communications with federal intelligence officials on attempts to undermine voting systems.

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  • Karnataka Govt. to waive farmer loans upto Rs. 50000

    Karnataka Govt. to waive farmer loans upto Rs. 50000

    Earlier on June 19, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced total waiver of entire crop loans up to Rs 2 lakh for small and marginal farmers up to 5 acres, and a flat Rs 2 lakh relief for all other marginal farmers, irrespective of their loan amount.

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  • Russian Federation threatens to target U.S. coalition jets after Syrian warplane shot down

    Russian Federation threatens to target U.S. coalition jets after Syrian warplane shot down

    The Pentagon said that it did not seek to fight the Syrian regime, Russian Federation or pro-regime forces, but was merely acting in defence of its coalition partners in Syria. SDF fighters make up an Syrian Arab and Kurdish alliance known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, which are being supported by the US -led coalition in the fight against IS extremists and, separately, the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in that country's six-year civil war.

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  • Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

    Cheered by Cuba hardliners in both parties, Trump's new policy is broadly opposed by USA businesses eager to invest in Cuba. Trump, taking a tougher approach against Havana after promising to do so during the presidential campaign, will outline stricter enforcement of a long-time ban on Americans going to Cuba as tourists and will seek to prevent US dollars from being used to fund what the new USA administration sees as a repressive military-dominated government .

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  • London tower block inferno: What we know

    He said that 24 people were being treated in hospitals, including 12 in critical care. London firefighters combed through the burned-out public housing tower Thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar buildings around the country are safe.

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  • Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

    A day later, Mr. Rosenstein appointed Mr. Mueller, who was at the helm of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the September 11 attacks, as special counsel. If the dominos continue to fall, one of five assistant attorneys general or the solicitor general would assume the role. In another indication of the seriousness of the probe, Michael Cohen, a personal attorney to Trump, said he has retained attorney Stephen Ryan, a former assistant USA attorney, to represent him in the ...

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  • Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

    The U.S. oil boom will keep piling on the pain for OPEC well into next year. US energy companies added oil rigs for a record 22nd week in a row, energy services company Baker Hughes said on Friday. With supplies plentiful, strong demand is needed to support the market, but there are signs of a slowdown. OPEC said on Tuesday a long-awaited rebalancing of the oil market was under way at a "slower pace" and reported that its own output in May jumped due to gains in nations exempt from a pact ...

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  • Macron meets with other European leaders in Paris

    Some analysts believe their best hope is that voters might turn out in greater numbers on Sunday to try to stop REM securing too large a majority which mean nearly no opposition to Macron's agenda. Pollsters estimate The Republic on the Move! could end up with as many as 450 seats. REM and its allies were tipped for 440-470 seats, the Republicans and its allies for 70-90 seats and the Socialists 20-30 seats - a loss for them of more than 200 after their five years in power under president ...

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  • Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

    The comments come amid increasing frustration at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation will overshadow the president's agenda for months to come - a prospect that has Democrats salivating. In general, it is impermissible to ask prospective government hires about their political leanings, including whether they've made donations. Journalist Paul Vale, who has written for the Huffington Post and The Times of London, tweeted, "Boiled cabbage Gingrich lays out the ...

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  • Vladimir Putin mocks James Comey by offering asylum in Russian Federation

    Putin, on an apparent sarcastic note, added that if Comey "continues to be persecuted in this connection, we will be ready to provide political asylum to him", according to various news outlets. Mr Putin began his answer saying he hadn't followed the testimony closely. On a conciliatory note, Putin added that Russian Federation still hopes for normalization of ties with the U.S.

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  • SUSPECT KILLED: Shooting Suspect ID'd As James Hodgkinson - Hardcore Bernie Sanders Supporter

    SUSPECT KILLED: Shooting Suspect ID'd As James Hodgkinson - Hardcore Bernie Sanders Supporter

    He said he grabbed Scalise's phone to call his wife. "Immediately, Jeff and I looked at each other and said, "We've got to report this individual". He told KCCI "Our computer records show that he volunteers for one debate watch party in Iowa. I am thankful that the shooter was apprehended by law enforcement quickly, and his deadly intentions were not fully realized", Patrick said.

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