• Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arabia amid Gulf crisis
Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arabia amid Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia has closed Qatar's sole land border and joined other countries in cutting off sea traffic, leading panicked residents to stockpile food. The airspace closure was within its sovereign right to protect the country and its citizens from anything it sees as a threat and as a precautionary measure, Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civi...

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  • Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller
Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

Look who he is hiring.check fec reports. In the past, some of those private expressions of anger have been made public by friends and associates, only to generate speculation about moves that never take place - including a senior staff shake-up that has yet to happen.

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  • Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across US
Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across US

There was a lot of shouting and chanting and even a few minor confrontations between the two sides, but police quickly moved in to prevent the tensions from escalating. "The theme of today is drowning out racism", said counter-protester Tony Murphy, standing next to demonstrators with colorful earplugs. That's not what people in the counter-prote...

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  • Comey fallout: Similarities in Times article, testimony could bolster Trump claims
Comey fallout: Similarities in Times article, testimony could bolster Trump claims

Trump had raised the possibility that his conversations with Comey were recorded in a May 12 tweet he sent several days after he fired him. But Trump continued to tease whether there were recordings of his conversations with Comey. Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May, delivered a scathing indictment of the president on Thursday at a congress...

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  • Trump considering firing special prosecutor
Trump considering firing special prosecutor

He said those concerns included the interview for the Federal Bureau of Investigation post and connections between Mueller's law firm and other White House officials. Schiff told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that "I don't think the Congress would sit still and allow the president to pick his own investigator". "I think that Mueller should've not taken...

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  • UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order: Paper
UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order: Paper

On Twitter early today, budget carrier flynas said it "welcomes the Saudi employees working on Qatar Airways airbus A320, and invites anyone with the desire to join flynas and work among its crew". French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is scheduled to talk Monday with his Qatari counterpart. The boss of Qatar Airways has accused the US of fa...

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  • Magnitude-6.3 natural disaster strikes eastern Turkey, Greek island
Magnitude-6.3 natural disaster strikes eastern Turkey, Greek island

Damage to a building caused by an quake on Monday in the village of Vrissa in Lesbos . The fire service says it has no reports of further trapped or missing people. "We were really scared", she said. Experts in both countries said more aftershocks are to be expected. Engineers were sent in from Athens to assess the damage and vet damaged hom...

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  • Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

PBS' Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller - a decision that would set off a massive political backlash. The person demanded anonymity to discuss strategy on the sensitive matter. If Trump were to make such a move, he would have...

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  • Election debacle leaves United Kingdom government in a minority
Election debacle leaves United Kingdom government in a minority

The Telegraph newspaper said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to replace May. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", tweeted Guy Verhofstadt...

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  • US, Turkey to mull Qatar crisis
US, Turkey to mull Qatar crisis

Boris Johnson has urged four Gulf and Arab countries to ease their blockade on Qatar over its alleged support for extremist groups and close ties to Iran . Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, Qatar petroleum's president and CEO, said Saturday that he wanted to assure customers "of our determined efforts to continue uninterrupted supplies".

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  • PM in Jeddah to 'help resolve Gulf crisis'
PM in Jeddah to 'help resolve Gulf crisis'

Qatar's official overseer of charities denied on Sunday that philanthropic groups in the country backed terrorism, saying it deplored the accusation. Akbar Al Baker told CNNMoney's Emerging Markets Editor John Defterios that the decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other states to severe diplomatic and transport links with Qatar...

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  • Citi Bike Rider Struck and Killed by Bus in Program's First Fatality
Citi Bike Rider Struck and Killed by Bus in Program's First Fatality

The 52-year-old bus driver remained on the scene, police said. "The operator of the bus and Hanegby both swerved at the same time to avoid hitting something, causing them to strike each other, according to a police source". It is the first of 43million Citi Bike trips that has involved a fatality. The first death occurred in Chicago when a woman ...

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  • Turkish leader slams Arab countries over Qatar
Turkish leader slams Arab countries over Qatar

The diplomatic row between Qatar and its Arab neighbors is gradually enveloping African Muslim-majority nations. "A very grave mistake is being made in Qatar, isolating a nation in all areas is inhumane and against Islamic values. The move was seen as support by regional power and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey to Doha . Anka...

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  • JK: Pak continues to violate ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector
JK: Pak continues to violate ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector

The first ceasefire was at the Bhimber Gali sector in Rajouri district after which, the Pakistan Rangers started firing on forward BSF ( Border Security Forces ) troops in Ramgarh Sector of Samba district on the worldwide border. The Pakistan Army is targeting residential areas and hamlets with 120 mm and 82 mm mortar bombs triggering fear psychosi...

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  • Tories and Labour hold secret Brexit talks
Tories and Labour hold secret Brexit talks

May's party fell eight seats short of retaining their parliamentary majority, and is now in talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Union Party ( DUP ) - which won 10 seats - to forge an informal alliance. But after gambling away a majority in parliament in an election she did not need to call, Mrs May needs to unite a disillu...

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  • Travel ban: Where things stand and what comes next
Travel ban: Where things stand and what comes next

A second federal appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. In an 86-page opinion (pdf), three judges on the court said that the order violates laws that prohibit country-based discrimination, and that the government failed to explain how being a citizen of a certain country makes someone more pron...

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  • May to face grilling over poll setback
May to face grilling over poll setback

And the pressure on Mrs May has increased even further after the Government admitted that the Queen's speech would be delayed. Even though the country had split almost down the middle in last year's referendum - 52 percent to 48 - and continues to be closely divided, none of the major parties ran on a platform of reversing the public's decision...

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  • May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'
May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Any hope for a continuation of Tory rule looks set to depend on a consensus with the DUP , following last week's General Election result in which the Conservatives dramatically lost their majority. May plans a clean break from the EU, involving withdrawal from Europe's single market and customs union and limits on immigration from the EU. But ...

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  • Sanders allies emboldened by Labour's gains in UK election
Sanders allies emboldened by Labour's gains in UK election

On the other hand, they'll want to go on the attack against a deeply wounded Prime Minister and Government. But she is going to take a stab at forming a new government with the informal backing of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland , which emerged from the election with 10 seats in Westminster.

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  • Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open title
Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open title

Nadal won all his nine previous final appearances in French Open , and Wawrinka won his first three Grand Slam finals, the 2014 Australian Open , the 2015 Roland Garros and the 2016 US Open . It was the Swiss player's 17th unforced error. He was again the champion , again unbeatable at the French Open . 53 - This is Nadal's 53rd clay-cou...

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