• Trump calls death of Warmbier, detained in North Korea, a 'total disgrace'
Trump calls death of Warmbier, detained in North Korea, a 'total disgrace'

The student's death elicited strong repudiations of the regime from the highest levels of the American government. "It's a brutal regime and we'll be able to handle it". "I think we should strongly consider it", Corker said. Delury, of Yonsei University, said that Beijing could apply more pressure by suspending tour groups from North Korea unti...

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  • Anti-Putin Protest Photos: Hundreds arrested in Moscow
Anti-Putin Protest Photos: Hundreds arrested in Moscow

The judge at the Simonovsky district court ruled after midnight on Monday that Mr Navalny should be jailed for repeated violations of the law on public gatherings. At least 200 people are believed to have been detained in the anti-corruption protests across Russian Federation so far. Russian human rights groups claim 700 people have been arr...

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  • Live Election Results From Contentious Georgia 6th District Runoff Election
Live Election Results From Contentious Georgia 6th District Runoff Election

For Ossoff supporter David Ware, the decision is based on his belief that health care should be affordable. A RealClearPolitics average of polls gives Handel, 55, a 0.2-point edge over 30-year-old Ossoff. State officials say they are confident the technology is secure. It's been called the most expensive congressional race in U.S. history and...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn is 'a traitor to this country'
Jeremy Corbyn is 'a traitor to this country'

Young voters were seen as key to the UK Labour party's increase in seats in this month's general election . The Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's first major speech since the election is to take place in Brighton. All the swing to Labour was among under 44s, ... Ties with their traditional votes had been weakening for decades, but with Lab...

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  • Emirates wants US, European monitors for any Qatar deal
Emirates wants US, European monitors for any Qatar deal

On June 10, Trump alleged that Qatar "has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level" - echoing Riyadh's claim that the gas-rich emirate has been funding extremist groups, including some linked to Saudi foe Iran. "We've just said to the parties involved: Let's finish this". While Mr Tillerson has been speaking to all parties, Ms...

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  • Trump calls USA student's death a 'total disgrace'
Trump calls USA student's death a 'total disgrace'

In this February 29, 2016, photo, American student Otto Warmbier cries while speaking to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea, after being convicted of stealing a banner from a hotel. The brutal regime said it released Warmbier last week "on humanitarian grounds". Justin Weber told The Associated Press on Tuesday morning that a press conference is e...

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  • Lawyer says Trump not under investigation in spite of tweet
Lawyer says Trump not under investigation in spite of tweet

Meanwhile, as The Washington Post pointed out , Sekulow doesn't have much experience that relates to defending Trump in the midst of the Russian Federation investigation. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., noted that "one thing we've learned from the testimony of multiple people now is the president is pretty fired up about this" and doesn't believe that he ...

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  • Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez calls Cristiano Ronaldo situation 'strange'
Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez calls Cristiano Ronaldo situation 'strange'

Allegations of tax fraud - which have been denied by the Portugal global - as well as the possibility of seeking a new challenge have brought his time in Spain to question and Ronaldo admits he's keen to see the Red Devils tie up a deal for the reigning Ballon d'Or victor.

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  • Russian Plane Comes Within Meters of US Jet Flying Over Baltic Sea
Russian Plane Comes Within Meters of US Jet Flying Over Baltic Sea

According to the other official, the behavior of the Russian aircraft was "provocative" and was flying "erratically". Russia disputed claims that its aircraft was at fault during the encounter and said it intercepted two USA reconnaissance aircraft as they "approached the Russian state border".

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  • Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case
Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

Ronaldo , Portugal's all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of soccer players in Spain - among them Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar - to be caught up in cases over tax or transfers. He would cost a lot more than the £80 million Manchester United got for him in 2009, but the team has the financial muscles to pull it of...

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  • Virat Kohli should be behind the bars, says KRK
Virat Kohli should be behind the bars, says KRK

England played fearlessly and won all their league matches and then had to face a rejuvenated Pakistani side. With this win, Pakistan completed quite the turnaround having lost to India by a huge margin in their first match of the tournament.

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  • Hawaii enacts laws aimed at upholding Paris accord
Hawaii enacts laws aimed at upholding Paris accord

Many world leaders and USA politicians urged him to stay. Former Unites States president Barack Obama praised U.S. states and cities for maintaining measures against climate change in a fresh jab at his successor's decision to quit the Paris accord.

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  • Trump signs Qatar weapons deal despite terrorism claims
Trump signs Qatar weapons deal despite terrorism claims

President Donald Trump had seemed to back the move, saying that Qatar had to do more tostop funding of terrorism. Details of the Wednesday deal have not been disclosed but Bloomberg reported that it could include 236 jets. "We encourage all our partners in the region to work towards common solutions that enable regional security", Lieutenan...

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  • US Shoots Down Armed Iranian-made Drone Over Syria
US Shoots Down Armed Iranian-made Drone Over Syria

The Syrian aircraft had dropped bombs near Syrian Democratic Forces south of Tabqah, which the group seized from IS in May, according to the coalition statement that said the mission closely followed a "pro-Syrian regime forces" advance on the town of Ja'Din.

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  • Iran launches missiles at Daesh targets in Syria following Tehran attacks
Iran launches missiles at Daesh targets in Syria following Tehran attacks

Two top Revolutionary Guard commanders said that the strikes were meant to send a message to the perpetrators of militant attacks in Tehran last week - claimed by Islamic State - that killed 18 people, as well as their supporters. "We have entered a new phase of fighting terrorists in the region", added Boroujerdi, chairman of the parliamen...

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  • Russian jet flies within feet of US plane over Baltic Sea
Russian jet flies within feet of US plane over Baltic Sea

This time it was an armed Iranian-made drone that was shot down by the US military in Syria. In a statement, the Australian Department of Defence - part of the worldwide coalition fighting ISIS in the country - said: "As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force (ADF) strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased.

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  • Pakistan wins Champions Trophy: Who said what on Twitter
Pakistan wins Champions Trophy: Who said what on Twitter

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed was all praise for his team for staging a dramatic comeback after the loss to India in the league stage. Director of England cricket Strauss told Sky Sports News HQ: "We'd earmarked it as an opportunity for us but I think it's worth saying this is the halfway point for us and the big focus is the 2019 World Cu...

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  • Architect of Germany's reunification ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies
Architect of Germany's reunification ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies

He entrenched Germany in a wider Europe, in the hope of achieving a unity and peace that the continent had never known before. When he finally got home, in early June , he found Ludwigshafen three-quarters destroyed but the Kohl family home still standing.

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  • US 'strongly condemns' attack near London mosque
US 'strongly condemns' attack near London mosque

A driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday in an attack that police said they were investigating as a terrorist incident. His family said he had been " troubled for a long time " but denied he was racist. People take part in a vigil at Finsbury Park in north London , where a vehicle stru...

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  • President Macron's party wins clear parliamentary majority
President Macron's party wins clear parliamentary majority

Her resignation comes as Macron carries out a minor reshuffle of his government following parliamentary elections on Sunday which handed him and his allies MoDem a commanding majority . The Macron steamroller effect could be blunted with the entrance into parliament of some prickly opponents. But despite the zest for political renewal, the vot...

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