• Trump confirms he's under investigation by Special Counsel Mueller
Trump confirms he's under investigation by Special Counsel Mueller

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he is under federal investigation and appeared to single out a senior Justice Department official for criticism, underscoring his growing frustration with the persistent focus on Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and possibly his campaign.

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  • The Queen hold's a minute's silence for London's Grenfell Tower fire victims
The Queen hold's a minute's silence for London's Grenfell Tower fire victims

Addressing the British people on her official birthday, Queen Elizabeth wrote of a "very sombre national mood" following a "succession of bad tragedies" that have befallen the British people over the last number of months. Indeed following the Manchester attack, the London Bridge attack and Grenfell Tower fire, the British Royal Family have...

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  • U.S. jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria
U.S. jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria

It is the second downing of a pro-regime drone in the area and comes amid heightened tensions in the region following the US shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet. For example, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation aircraft had four separate close encounters with Russian planes in a single day in February, the Air Force said.

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  • State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans
State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans

The Hamilton County coroner said only an external exam was performed on the 22-year-old. Relatives have said USA envoys told them that North Korean officials said Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and became comatose after taking a sleeping pill, according to the Washington Post .

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  • 5 takeaways from the new United Nations report on refugees
5 takeaways from the new United Nations report on refugees

With a record of 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes past year due to violence and persecution , UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on the worldwide community to provide them support and solidarity . "We have to do better for these people". Slightly fewer than 190,000 refugees were accepted for resettlement in...

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  • United Kingdom agrees to EU's conditions on Brexit negotiations
United Kingdom agrees to EU's conditions on Brexit negotiations

In carefully choreographed talks that even saw the two men exchange mountaineering gifts, they agreed to discuss divorce issues before negotiations on a future trade deal can start. The Sun, which backed May's centre-right Conservatives in a June 8 election that cost her her parliamentary majority, also noted Davis had gone along with Brussels' pla...

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  • Led Coalition Downs Pro-Regime Drone In South-East Syria
Led Coalition Downs Pro-Regime Drone In South-East Syria

Russian Federation accused the US-led coalition of "complicity with terrorism" by shooting down the drone. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told Russian news agencies on Monday that the downing was akin to "helping the terrorists that the U.S.is fighting against".

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  • US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria
US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria

The last time Russian Federation threatened to cut off the deconfliction line was in April, when the US launched missiles at a Syrian airbase in what ultimately amounted to a warning shot in retaliation for Assad's continued use of chemical weapons.

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  • Explosive noises heard at Brussels train station
Explosive noises heard at Brussels train station

Brussels Central Station , one of the nation's busiest, was evacuated and sealed following the incident as police and soldiers swarmed the area and other parts of central Brussels . I went down and alerted my colleagues to evacuate everyone. "People were running away". Het Laatste Nieuws tabloid newspaper quoted what it said were witnesses sa...

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  • Doctors say USA student freed by North Korea has severe brain damage
Doctors say USA student freed by North Korea has severe brain damage

Based on those images, doctors estimate the brain injury likely occurred in the preceding weeks, he said. Kanter said his medical team has no direct contact with the hermit kingdom although they did send medical records, including imaging scans on a disk and blood test results.

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  • At least 65.6m people displaced globally last year
At least 65.6m people displaced globally last year

This is "the highest figure since we started recording these figures", UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi told reporters ahead of the report launch. The UNHCR said it hoped Monday's record breaking numbers would encourage wealthy countries to think again: Not just to accept more refugees , but to invest in peace promotion, and reconstruction.

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  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization Meets In Astana
Shanghai Cooperation Organization Meets In Astana

Impossible to reach a solution till all make concerted efforts, on radicalisation, terrorist recruitment/training/financing issues. Modi also thanked other members of SCO for supporting India's membership to the grouping, which at present comprises China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

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  • Man dangles baby from window for Facebook 'likes'; gets jailed
Man dangles baby from window for Facebook 'likes'; gets jailed

The BBC reports on the shocking case that caused outrage on social media, with many calling for the man to be arrested for child abuse. Algeria's Ennahar TV reports the man, who is a relative of the child, denied putting any life at risk and claims the circulating screengrab had been altered by other users.

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  • US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement
US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement

An Australian Department of Defence spokesman told ABC that Australian military force protection was regularly reviewed, and military air operations would continue over Iraq. It later emerged that Russian Federation and the United States continued to use the hotline even after Moscow said it was hanging up. A Russian fighter jet came "withi...

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  • US shoots down Iranian drone in Syria
US shoots down Iranian drone in Syria

Tanf is the town on Syrian border with Jordan where United States troops are imparting training to Syrian rebels, officially described as "partner ground forces" in the fight against ISIS . In what it called a "precautionary measure", Australia became the first coalition member to suspend flights in Syria, claiming it's too risky for its plane...

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  • S Korean leader blames North for Warmbier death
S Korean leader blames North for Warmbier death

South Korea to soon begin the mass-production of new missile interceptor code-named M-SAM to fight its neighbour North Korea. Similar arguments were made to the Washington Post in September 2016 by Jane Harman, director of the Woodrow Wilson Center, and James Person, coordinator of the its Center for Korean History and Public Policy, while a f...

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  • DC lawyer says he's representing Sessions
DC lawyer says he's representing Sessions

Chuck Cooper is representing Sessions on issues related to the investigation into Russian meddling in the USA presidential race, NBC News reported Tuesday. In his testimony last week before the panel, Sessions strongly denied any suggestion he colluded with Russian Federation to help swing the 2016 presidential election.

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  • LAPD Officer And K-9 Wounded In Gun Battle
LAPD Officer And K-9 Wounded In Gun Battle

Wednesday, authorities said, when a watch commander saw video of a young girl putting gas into an LAPD vehicle. Beck didn't provide names, but said the teens - ages 15, 16, and 17 - accessed the department's inventory system, and then logged in under the name of a sergeant they knew was on vacation to get access to the vehicles.

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  • Australia Suspends Air Strikes In Syria After US Downing Of Syrian Jet
Australia Suspends Air Strikes In Syria After US Downing Of Syrian Jet

WASHINGTON: A USA warplane shot down an Iran-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria early Tuesday, officials said, the second such incident in less than two weeks. It could be bluster. The Russian military has halted cooperation in the past - notably after President Donald Trump ordered the launch of missiles against a Syri...

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  • US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria
US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

TEHRAN , Iran After firing missiles targeting the Islamic State group in eastern Syria , Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Monday issued a stark warning to IS militants, saying that any future attack against Iran will result in more powerful launches.

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