• U.S. says 'may pull out of UN Human Rights Council'
U.S. says 'may pull out of UN Human Rights Council'

Challenged by a questioner during her address at Geneva's Graduate Institute of global and Development Studies, Haley said the Trump administration was not "gonna commit today whether we're gonna stay in or out of the Human Rights Council".

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  • British PM's top aides quit after election disaster
British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

While Theresa May has vowed to stay on , a coalition government with the DUP may also be on the cards. The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. As talks continue between the DUP and Conservatives over a potential confidence-and-supply arrangement to support Theresa May's minority government , Mrs Foster said: ...

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  • No appetite among UK Conservatives to oust PM May - key lawmaker
No appetite among UK Conservatives to oust PM May - key lawmaker

People living in Britain are waking up to uncertainty as Prime Minister Theresa May ignored calls to stand down after the ruling Conservative Party lost an overall majority in parliament in a general election on Thursday. The Tories have said they will form a government with the support of the DUP. Britain's best-selling Sun new...

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  • Controversial Calcutta high court judge CS Karnan retires
Controversial Calcutta high court judge CS Karnan retires

For the time being though, Justice Karnan has become the first judge to retire while in hiding, still at large. He was the first judge to barge into the court hall of another division bench (of the Madras high court ) while it was hearing a case and declare that he too would be a litigant opposing choice of certain names of advocates for elevation...

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  • London Bridge attack minute's silence today at 11am
London Bridge attack minute's silence today at 11am

United Kingdom police said that 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba lived in east London and had not been considered to be a "person of interest" to either police or the intelligence services - meaning they had no reason to think he was violent or planning an attack.

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  • Tony Awards 2017: 'Hello Dolly!,' 'Dear Evan Hansen' Up for Top Honors
Tony Awards 2017: 'Hello Dolly!,' 'Dear Evan Hansen' Up for Top Honors

Best Revival of a Musical: " Hello, Dolly! ". The ceremony, at Radio City Music Hall here, was hosted by Kevin Spacey , who generally stayed away from politics, instead choosing to make fun of his own status as a late-in- the-game and unexpected choice as host.

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  • Theresa May has no intention of resigning - Sky sources
Theresa May has no intention of resigning - Sky sources

British Prime Minister Theresa May insists she is staying put, despite calls for her resignation after the Conservative Party's poor election result. The DUP, which increased its number of parliamentary seats from seven to 10, is in a strong position to drive a hard bargain, but that has already raised alarm bells amongst socially liberal Conserv...

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  • What does a hung parliament mean for Brexit and Ireland?
What does a hung parliament mean for Brexit and Ireland?

May's former Cabinet colleague George Osborne also could not resist a dig with a cartoon in the Evening Standard newspaper he edits which made an unflattering reference to the Orange Order, a group founded in 1795 who march the streets of Northern Ireland every year to protect Protestant interests.

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  • Jeff Sessions set for grilling on Russia, Comey
Jeff Sessions set for grilling on Russia, Comey

Rubio asked Comey about his conversations with Trump in which the president asked about the ongoing investigation. "I think it's an abuse of power, and as far as obstruction of justice ", Ms Pelosi told USA broadcaster MSNBC, adding that special counsel Robert Mueller "should look into this".

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  • DUP heads to No10 to work out agreement with Theresa May
DUP heads to No10 to work out agreement with Theresa May

She hailed her party's historic election victory of securing 36% of the vote. The DUP is "likely to increase the pressure on Theresa May to secure a comprehensive free trade agreement", said Stephen Booth of the Open Europe think tank. May had called the snap election with a view to increasing the narrow majority she had inherited from her pred...

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  • 3 more people arrested in London terror attack probe on election eve
3 more people arrested in London terror attack probe on election eve

Australian authorities are working with United Kingdom police to determine what happened to Brisbane woman Sara Zelenak, 21, who is still missing after being separated from friends on London Bridge during the attack. "Echeverría, who is from Madrid but lives in London and works for HSBC, has been hailed as a hero for apparently using his skateb...

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  • Northern Irish party could hold key role in British government
Northern Irish party could hold key role in British government

That timeline now looks even more ambitious than before, not least because May's electoral debacle has emboldened those within her own party who object to her "hard Brexit" approach of leaving the European single market and customs union. "I don't detect any great appetite amongst my colleagues for presenting the public with a massive additional do...

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  • Qatar Airways profits hit USD 540 million before Gulf crisis
Qatar Airways profits hit USD 540 million before Gulf crisis

Qatar's official overseer of charities denied on Sunday that philanthropic groups in the country backed terrorism. A joint statement by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE has placed 59 individuals and 12 organisations - Qatar-based or funded by Qatar - on a "terror list".

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  • Surge of bets placed on Trump impeachment following Comey testimony
Surge of bets placed on Trump impeachment following Comey testimony

Pressed on the attorney general's "interactions with the Russians or his behavior with regard to the investigation", Comey said Sessions "was very close to and inevitably going to recuse himself for a variety of reasons". "Maybe if I were stronger, I would have", Comey said. The claim started a round of speculation about whether Trump had a mea...

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  • Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit after UK election blow
Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit after UK election blow

She's been heavily criticized by many in the United Kingdom for cozying up to the USA leader, but has staunchly stood by him, consistently citing a "special relationship" that has tied the two nations together since the days of Winston Churchill and Franklin D.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn was just 2227 votes short of becoming Prime Minister
Jeremy Corbyn was just 2227 votes short of becoming Prime Minister

Noting the "crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days ", May said the new government will work to fulfill the will of United Kingdom voters who chose to leave the European Union. May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly, as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament. It would represent a rem...

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  • Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text: ITV
Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text: ITV

Ms Davidson, who wields considerable influence after the Scottish Conservatives won 13 seats in Thursday's vote, said: "I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit, which we know we are now going to have to get cross-party support for".

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  • Amid Saudi row, Qatar thanks Russian Federation for offering 'food supplies'
Amid Saudi row, Qatar thanks Russian Federation for offering 'food supplies'

Last week, Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar . Qatar said on Saturday it would not expel citizens of the countries that had cut ties with it. Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino on Sunday said he was confident the crisis posed no threat to the 2022...

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  • How Police Finally Nabbed Notorious Kidnapper, Evans
How Police Finally Nabbed Notorious Kidnapper, Evans

Evans , who also said that the Magodo edifice was one of the smallest houses he has in Lagos, also stated that his mother was aware that he was into crime but she kicked against it. "IRT headquarters in Abuja is celebrating the arrest of the most wanted brilliant and notorious high profile kidnapper in Nigeria". The police said his modus operand...

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  • One more MP farmer dies, toll rises to six
One more MP farmer dies, toll rises to six

In April, the new Uttar Pradesh government of Yogi Adityanath chose to waive farm loans. Mandsaur has been kept out of bounds for political leaders by the state administration in the wake of wide spread violence following the death of five farmers in police firing during the agitation.

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