• Arab states link Qatar's ruling family to Islamist terrorists
Arab states link Qatar's ruling family to Islamist terrorists

Indonesia on Wednesday said it had diverted Muslim pilgrims to other airlines after Qatar Airways' licenses were revoked by Saudi Arabia and Bahrain , amid the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world. Mauritania became the eighth country who cut ties with Qatar after Saudi, UAE, Bahrain , Egypt , Yemen, Maldi...

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  • Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning
Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning

Murphy's remarks came two days after a U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time, prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat against American airborne assets over Syrian airspace. US forces tangled earlier this month with Syria-allied aircraft in the region. Tensions between Moscow and Washington increased yes...

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  • Japan's exports post biggest jump since 2015
Japan's exports post biggest jump since 2015

Japan's trade surplus with the U.S.in May rose 19.0% to Y411.1 billion, rising for the first time in three months. The country tends to post a trade deficit in the month of May due to the Golden Week holidays that weigh on exports from Japan.

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  • Politics Governor El-rufai Meets Igbo Leaders From 19 Northern States
Politics Governor El-rufai Meets Igbo Leaders From 19 Northern States

They noted that even in recent times, the agitation for the Igbo to have the Republic of Biafra heightened with the activities of Kanu's IPOB and never opposed by majority of the Igbo. "It is with great concern that we alert the worldwide community of the looming genocide against the Igbo in the northern part of Nigeria, occasioned by a well-or...

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  • US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone
US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone

Russian Federation had earlier on Tuesday blamed the United States for what appeared to be the same incident. "The Coalition has made it clear to all parties [publicly] and through the de-confliction line with Russian forces that the demonstrated hostile intent and actions of pro-regime forces toward Coalition and partner forces in Syria conduc...

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  • Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House
Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House

A funeral will be held Thursday at Warmbier's alma mater, Wyoming High School in Ohio. Pundits interpret the message as a possibility Washington may act alone, as President Trump has said numerous times that if Beijing can not solve the North Korean issue, the U.S.is capable of handling it by itself.

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  • China, Republic of Korea express willingness to improve their bilateral ties
China, Republic of Korea express willingness to improve their bilateral ties

The eighth vice ministerial strategic dialogue between Lim and Zhang was held earlier that day in Beijing, and the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the two reviewed preparations for a meeting between the two countries' leaders on the sidelines of the upcoming Group of 20, or G-20, leaders' summit in Hamburg, Germany, early next month.

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  • French government resigns in post-election formality
French government resigns in post-election formality

That complaint rings hollow given electoral reforms created to strengthen the president's hand: A referendum held in 2000 validated changes in the electoral calendar that scheduled parliamentary votes immediately after the presidential ballot for the express objective of giving the president a working majority.

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  • Walters unimpressed by NSW wrestling call
Walters unimpressed by NSW wrestling call

It's clear the Maroons didn't meet those standards in game one and their response has been the biggest clean-out since their decade of dominance started in 2006. Cordner is yet to discuss with Daley the coach's plans beyond this year with speculation the Blues boss has been worn down in the past five years, but his skipper hoped a series win migh...

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  • Blockade against Qatar 'hindering' planning for long-term operation - Pentagon
Blockade against Qatar 'hindering' planning for long-term operation - Pentagon

Qatar said on Monday it was facing a campaign of lies and fabrications aimed at putting the Gulf Arab state under guardianship, after Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with it. President Donald Trump on Friday doubled down on his criticism of Qatar , the tiny Gulf country involved in a spiraling diplomati...

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  • Karen Handel wins 6th congressional district
Karen Handel wins 6th congressional district

Or a House seat in Georgia's 6th District . Handel said at her victory rally that she knew it was going to "require all hands on deck" for Republicans to hold on to the district. State officials say they're confident the technology is secure. Mulvaney won the seat with at least 78 percent of the vote. That would contrast with last April, w...

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  • Donald Trump Lawyers Say President Is Not Under Investigation Despite Tweet
Donald Trump Lawyers Say President Is Not Under Investigation Despite Tweet

But should Trump be under investigation? The Washington Post report to which Conway referred was the story that Robert Mueller had widened his probe to include interviewing intelligence officials about whether Trump tried to obstruct justice.

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  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after United States downed jet
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after United States downed jet

A US warplane shot down an armed Iranian drone over Syrian territory on Tuesday. The presence of Iranian-backed troops, artillery and tanks and USA -led coalition forces in southern Syria, namely around the At Tanf crossing at the Iraq-Syria border, has slowly turned the area into a flash point.

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  • UAE top diplomat urges Qatar to change policy after terror list issued
UAE top diplomat urges Qatar to change policy after terror list issued

The Middle Eastern countries were later joined by the Indian Ocean island nation of The Maldives. Even as Trump applauded the Arab countries' move, the Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting US forces and its "enduring commitment to regional security".

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  • Shiv Sena non-committal on Presidential nominee
Shiv Sena non-committal on Presidential nominee

Raut reiterated that the Shiv Sena was keen on the candidature of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat or eminent agro-scientist M.S. Swaminathan. "He has selected Kovind", Thackeray said. The 71-year-old low profile Dalit leader, a two-term BJP Rajya Sabha member, is seen as an astute choice by the saffron party, which has been targ...

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  • US State Department presses N. Korea to release detained Americans
US State Department presses N. Korea to release detained Americans

The US regularly conducts "assurance and deterrence" bomber flights with its military partners in the region, but the drills are often criticized by North Korea as provocative acts. They have moved up the target date for the completion of the entire missile defense system from the mid-2020s to earlier in the decade given the rapid advances in No...

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  • Here's what you need to know about the Georgia special election
Here's what you need to know about the Georgia special election

She's expected to trail Ossoff in the early voting numbers, and hopes for a solid election day turnout to notch a win. Her victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District comes after Republican special congressional election wins in Montana, Kansas and SC.

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

The death of American college student Otto Warmbier on Monday has renewed scrutiny on North Korea , as many leaders have voiced concerns about the authoritarian regime after the 22-year-old OH native was released back to the U.S.in a coma after 17 months in captivity.

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  • Fox Nabs Police Drama Starring TI From Jerry Bruckheimer Television
Fox Nabs Police Drama Starring TI From Jerry Bruckheimer Television

Tip will portray Marcus Armstrong , the son of an infamous Atlanta criminal who is recruited to be part of a vice squad, while jeopardizing a major life secret. On the film side, he begins production this week on The Trap , a feature comedy in which he stars alongside Mike Epps that he'll also produce via his Grand Hustle Films banner.

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  • Darren Osburbne arrested on suspicion of carrying out Finsbury Park attack
Darren Osburbne arrested on suspicion of carrying out Finsbury Park attack

As people tended to the injured and tried to calm the cascading tension, a police van drove by, Mahmoud said. Finsbury Park is within the boundaries of the Islington North constituency of the leader of the opposition, Jeremy Corbyn . They were carrying out searches of addresses in Cardiff where the vehicle hire company that the van was rented ...

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