Friday May 26-th, 2017

Pak condemns honouring of Indian Army officer Gogoi Pak condemns honouring of Indian Army officer Gogoi

Few political parties were left irked with the Indian Army's decision, citing that Major Gogoi's measures against stone-pelters would only aggravate the situation in the Valley. As per the complaints, copies of which were retrieved by Firstpost , ...

Alleged Manchester bomber phoned mom before attack, said 'forgive me' Alleged Manchester bomber phoned mom before attack, said 'forgive me'

He said he is asking the Justice Department and other agencies to "launch a complete review of this matter". The national threat level remains at critical - the highest possible level - meaning another attack could be imminent. Ballons and flowers ...

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say 23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

The CBO and the JCT anticipate that most healthy people applying for insurance in the nongroup market in those states would be able to choose between premiums based on their own expected health care costs (medically underwritten premiums) and...

White House says no evidence of Trump team collusion with Russians

Dan Coats, the current USA director of national intelligence, declined to comment Tuesday on a Washington Post report that said the president had asked him to publicly deny any collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign. Mr. Coats ...

Venezuela sets date for delayed regional elections Venezuela sets date for delayed regional elections

A woman lies on the ground covered with a Venezuelan flag and a sign that reads in Spanish "This government represents death" during an anti-government protest demanding Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro open a so-called h. Maduro accuses the o...

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

The holiest site in Judaism and the third-holiest in Islam, it is central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and was taken from Jordan in the 1967 war. This evening, the state ceremony will take place on Ammunition Hill with Israeli President Reuven...

Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs

The FBI investigation, which began in July, has scrutinized Trump associates including Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign manager; Carter Page, who was once listed as a foreign policy adviser to Trump; and former National Security Adviser Michae...

After being charged with allegedly assaulting reporter, Gianforte wins Montana House seat After being charged with allegedly assaulting reporter, Gianforte wins Montana House seat

Gianforte accountable", Quist said Thursday night. "I should not have treated that reporter that way". "Ben Jacobs", the congressman-elect continued. Gianforte had 50.6 percent of the vote to Quist's 43.5 percent, according to the Associated Press, w...

Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe - media reports Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe - media reports

The Post , citing unnamed sources, reported that Kushner was "being investigated because of the extent and nature of his interactions with the Russians". The committee also is seeking materials dating back almost four years to the Obama administrati...

OPEC Extends Oil Output Cut By 9 Months

An OPEC panel reviewing scenarios for the oil producer group's meeting next week is looking at the options in an attempt to drain inventories and support prices. The nine-month extension of the cuts - from output levels in October 2016 - was largely ...

Soldiers Try to Restore Order in Besieged Philippine City

Attention has also been focused on the kidnapping of a local priest and his parishioners who were taken hostage by the Maute group on Tuesday. The violence sent thousands of people fleeing and raised fears of extremists gaining traction in the countr...

Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

The tycoon-turned-president also claimed that the Iranian government, which is now led by moderate President Hassan Rouhani , " speaks openly of mass murder " and vows death to Israel and the US. He'll serve another four years in the post. Also Mo...

House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material

The intelligence was among the clues - which also included information about direct communications between Mr. Trump's advisers and Russian officials - that American officials received a year ago as they began investigating Russian attempts to disr...

Trump Says Joe Lieberman Leading Candidate for FBI Director Trump Says Joe Lieberman Leading Candidate for FBI Director

President Donald Trump is leaning toward tapping Joe Lieberman to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation and could announce his pick before he leaves for the Middle East on Friday, a White House official said . Lieberman's name emerged on Thur...

Syrians built crematorium at prison to dispose of bodies, Syria denies accusations Syrians built crematorium at prison to dispose of bodies, Syria denies accusations

Syria's government says it "categorically" denies the accusations of mass killings at the prison. The Foreign Ministry said the allegations are a "new Hollywood plot" to justify USA intervention in Syria. The Syrian regime , Jones said, "has t...

United Kingdom terror threat level raised to `critical´ following Manchester Arena atrocity United Kingdom terror threat level raised to `critical´ following Manchester Arena atrocity

London police said Wednesday they would be calling in the army to help guard key landmarks, including Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and foreign embassies. "Today we only know what British investigators have told us - someone of British...

Trump arrives for talks with Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Trump's visit to the Holy Sepulchre preceded his visit the Western Wall , one of Judaism's holiest sites. But in preparations for the visit, a junior USA official commented to Israelis that the site is "not your territory". Abbas visited Trump in...

Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet

He also said he would read the texts the Pope gave him. "It is hoped that there may be serene collaboration between the state and the Catholic Church in the United States, engaged in service to the people in the fields of health care, education and...

Jakarta Blast: 2 Explosions Near Bus Station, Says Indonesian Police Jakarta Blast: 2 Explosions Near Bus Station, Says Indonesian Police

The perpetrator was also killed in the blast, Deputy National Police Chief Syafrudin told reporters at the scene. Officials said the two bombs went off five minutes apart at around 9pm local time (3pm BST) on Wednesday (24 May). Authorities in the ...

Trump travels to Bethlehem for talks with Palestinian president

Praising Trump's leadership once more before the USA president departed Israel for Europe, Netanyahu told his friend and ally that 'working with you, I believe we can advance a durable peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors'. "Making peace...

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

The rocket, "newly designed in a Korean-style", flew 490 miles and reached a maximum altitude of 1,310 miles, the North said , and "verified the homing feature of the warhead under the worst re-entry situation and accurate performance of detonation ...

Senate Panel Issues Two More Subpoenas To Flynn

The White House said in a statement that Brennan backed up the president's statements."Despite a year of investigation, there is still no evidence of any Russia-Trump campaign collusion", according to the statement. The committee is leaving open the ...

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Rouhani said that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle down.so we could pass more accurate judgments". The council will choose a new mayor when it convenes, which it must d...

NDP lead by 101 votes in Courtenay-Comox; more ballots to count NDP lead by 101 votes in Courtenay-Comox; more ballots to count

After the May 9th election, preliminary vote counts had the BC Liberals with 43 seats, the NDP with 41 and the Green Party with 3. There are 179,380 certification envelopes containing absentee ballots cast across the province, according to Election...

Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President

Mr Rouhani is a moderate cleric who helped secure a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Western powers. Our missiles are for peace and for defence. Referring to the Arab Islamic American Summit, which convened in Saudi capital city of Riyadh on Sun...

Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russian Federation Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russian Federation

As details of the attack in Marawi city emerged, fears mounted that the largest Roman Catholic nation in Asia could be falling into a growing list of countries grappling with the spread of influence from the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

It was out of a strong anguish that Pillar exclaimed a homophobic slur intended for Braves reliever Jason Motte after the fifth inning strikeout. O'Flaherty, of course, was referring to the incident a year ago this week when Texas Rangers' R...

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years in captivity Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years in captivity

President Muthammadu Buhari had said in a statement that his government is in constant negotiations with the Boko Haram group. Alhasan also disclosed that the 24 others who were rescued a year ago were undergoing psycho-social counselling and r...

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road' Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

In a jibe at the billion-dollar deals signed by Mr Trump and the Saudi government, he said: "You can't solve terrorism just by giving your people's money to a superpower". French carmakers PSA and Renault are taking advantage of their lack of United ...

Missile tests warhead guidance, ready for deployment: North Korea

The launch came a week after North Korea successfully tested a new midrange missile that it said could carry a heavy nuclear warhead. So says leader Kim Jong-un, according to state media, following a successful launch test at the weekend.

'Evil losers' carried out deadly Manchester attack

Children were among 22 people killed and dozens injured in the suspected suicide bombing on Monday night at a pop concert by USA star Ariana Grande in Britain's deadliest extremist attack in 12 years. He said, "I extend my deepest condolences t...

Iranians voted for moderation, Rouhani says

In every city Rouhani visited during his campaign, his supporters asked him to see these prisoners released. Unlike Saudi Arabia , which occasionally holds elections for municipal councils, Iran regularly holds elections for president, parliamen...

Roger Ailes' Son Vows During Eulogy That He's 'Coming After' Accusers Roger Ailes' Son Vows During Eulogy That He's 'Coming After' Accusers

Monica Lewinsky isn't mourning the death of Roger Ailes, but rather hoping that with him dies the Fox News culture that fueled her scandal in the '90s. On Fox, it seemed, no rumor was too unsubstantiated, no innuendo too vile and no accusation too ...

Senate confirms Iowa Governor Branstad as ambassador to China Senate confirms Iowa Governor Branstad as ambassador to China

Branstad has maintained a 30-year friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping, US Senator Chuck Grassley stated on Monday. "Governor Branstad's confirmation today ends a career as Governor in which he attacked Iowa's workers and public schools, le...

North Korea confirms details of missile launch

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday it was too early to know if the worldwide pressures being exerted on North Korea to discourage its weapons programs were having an impact. Moon took office on May 10 after winning an election on a p...

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