• MP farmers' stir : CM begins indefinite fast for peace
MP farmers' stir : CM begins indefinite fast for peace

The opposition has termed Chouhan's fast a gimmick. Addressing the media in Bhopal on Friday state Congress chief Arun Yadav and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Ajay Singh said, "Congress subscribes to Mahatma Gandhi's tenet of non-violence and the party can never be involved in any kind of violence".

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  • Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks - ministry
Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks - ministry

The attack Wednesday as lawmakers held a session in parliament and at the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini shocked Iranians who so far had avoided the chaos that has followed the Islamic State group's rise in Syria and Iraq . Iranian state TV said the Intelligence Ministry had detained 41 suspects in Tehran and the western Kurdish pro...

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  • 'Only the killer would know:' Crown says triple-murder suspect provided details
'Only the killer would know:' Crown says triple-murder suspect provided details

Police have said Saretzky and Blanchette were acquaintances, but have not elaborated on how the two men knew each other. Before the jury was sworn in on Wednesday, one juror was excused after he told Alberta Court of Queen's Bench Justice William Tilleman, who is overseeing the trial, he would have physical difficulty if the testimony contained g...

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  • Qatar leadership `may change´ amid diplomatic crisis
Qatar leadership `may change´ amid diplomatic crisis

Khalifa Hifter, who has the backing of Egypt and the UAE amid that country's chaos. Their "fingerprints are all over the place" in terror funding, he said. The UAE has avoided shutting down its natural gas pipeline with Qatar, despite closing air, sea and land links, due to its dependence on gas to generate electricity, according to reports.

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  • UAE President Offers Condolences to Iran After Deadly Attacks
UAE President Offers Condolences to Iran After Deadly Attacks

A senior Iranian minister has condemned US President Donald Trump's statement which suggested Iran was reaping what it sowed following a deadly terror attack in Iran. Trump's comments brought criticism from Iranians on social media, who recalled their government's offers of support and the candlelight vigils held in Iran after the attacks of ...

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  • Trump on Comey testimony: 'No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker'
Trump on Comey testimony: 'No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker'

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief was investigating an alleged Kremlin plot to sway last year's USA election in favour of Mr Trump , and whether there was any collusion with the president or his campaign officials. "I'm not going to say 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that? ". " Who would do that? ". "I don't ...

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  • Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia
Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

Several attackers stormed into Iran's parliament and a suicide bomber targeted the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, killing a security guard and wounding several other people in rare twin attacks, with the shooting at the legislature still underway.

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  • US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade
US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade

Tensions continue to escalate in the Middle East. " Iran is a beneficiary of the crisis in many ways", said Gargash. "It is just not right to waste our energy with our domestic affairs while dirty plans have been made concerning the future of our region".

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  • Theresa May pushed to resign after vote crash in United Kingdom elections
Theresa May pushed to resign after vote crash in United Kingdom elections

But that was a small price to pay for May, because it headed off the immediate calls for May's resignation from both the Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and some in her own party. In the Conservative Party , recriminations were immediate and stinging. That throws into doubt the complex talks on Britain's departure from the European Union t...

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  • Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election
Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

Corbyn is a lifelong opponent to nuclear weapons and has said he would not, as prime minister, use nuclear weapons which he described as "disastrous" for the whole planet. "I don't think people have ever truly loved this government in the way the Thatcher or Blair governments had true believers and a big, enthusiastic base of support.

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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after British vote
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after British vote

With talks due to start in Brussels in little over a week, Mr Tusk said it was their "urgent task" to get on with the negotiations in "the best possible spirit". As I said, there is no glee here but a fear that the chances of a cliff edge exit (no deal) are much more likely now. Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Brexit talks could wa...

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  • Coast Guard pulls man and dog from failing duct-taped boat
Coast Guard pulls man and dog from failing duct-taped boat

The fishermen raised an alarm for immediate rescue and the information was relayed to the coast guard by New Mangalore Port Trust at 9.25 a.m. The Coast Guard was able to get the boater to safety and then pump the water out of the boat, then tow the boat to the Travis Marina in Horseshoe Bay near Sausalito.

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  • Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia
Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

Comey also said he'd taken careful notes of his meetings because he anxious the president might misrepresent them. Iohannis says he's honored to be at the White House. "He makes it sound like Trump was a Disney character, standing out on a balcony singing 'I hope Mike Flynn will be free some day/I hope he'll get away '".

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  • Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'
Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'

Emergency medical servies said that 31 people were still in the hospital after the attack. The terrorist attacks in Tehran on Wednesday, claimed by ISIL (ISIS, or Daesh), quickly became a Rorschach test in which observers saw what they wanted to see.

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  • Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir
Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

A top Emirati diplomat has told The Associated Press that the United Arab Emirates was not behind the alleged hack that targeted the state-run Qatar News Agency. "Nobody wants to hurt Qatar". "Despite these efforts, entities and individuals within Qatar continue to serve as a source of financial support for terrorist and violent extremist group...

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  • Kansas lawmakers end Brownback tax cut 'experiment' with veto override
Kansas lawmakers end Brownback tax cut 'experiment' with veto override

Delegation members voting to override were Sen. Lawmakers from the Lawrence area, all of whom supported the veto override, gave quite a different assessment. Troy Waymaster, left, R-Bunker Hill, and Russ Jennings, R-Lakin, confer before the House's debate on overriding Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill increasing income taxes t...

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  • Further Brexit uncertainty for Britain as snap election yields hung parliament
Further Brexit uncertainty for Britain as snap election yields hung parliament

She then called a snap election hoping for a big majority to strengthen her negotiating hand. But yields have since bounced from the lows as risk aversion ebbed.Comey accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try to undermine its investigation into possible collusion by his campaign team with Russia's alleged efforts to influence the 2016 pre...

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  • Competing realities: What James Comey said vs. what Donald Trump has said
Competing realities: What James Comey said vs. what Donald Trump has said

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr came out swinging at former FBI Director James Comey - in his low-key, genteel way - and Trump administration supporters loved it. At one point, when the subject of possible tape recordings existing of his conversations with the president arose, Comey sounded like he should have been sitting...

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  • Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar
Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

Qatar isn't the only Gulf nation accused of not sufficiently cracking down on support for extremist groups. Qatar has consistently denied the accusations against it, suggesting the recent joint decision to sever ties was based on " baseless fabricated lies " and a mere attempt at enforcing guardianship over Doha .

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  • Arab states issue Qatar 'terror list'
Arab states issue Qatar 'terror list'

President Donald Trump a year ago. "We are not ready to surrender, and will never be ready to surrender, the independence of our foreign policy", Thani said, according to Al Jazeera. Qatar is still home to a number of high-profile figures of the Brotherhood and Hamas, both listed as terrorist organisations by the United States. Qatar has also b...

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