• Philippines says militants withdraw from school, no casualties
Philippines says militants withdraw from school, no casualties

Encinas said the gunmen had planted improvised bombs around the school, a small building in a rural area, and that soldiers had surrounded it. The cooperation between the longtime allies in the battle was significant because Duterte, who came to power a year ago, has taken a hostile stance towards Washington and has vowed to eject USA military tr...

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  • ISIS FACING RUIN: US forces close in on terror group capital Raqqa
ISIS FACING RUIN: US forces close in on terror group capital Raqqa

Mukhin also referred to the Syrian army's operations in Western Raqqa, and said Damascus doesn't intend to confront the Kurdish forces which is evident by taking a look at the map of the military operations in the region. "There were multiple ways that Putin reacted" to Turkey's shoot down "but certainly not a direct war", said Borshchevskaya. "I...

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  • Man behind German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies at 87
Man behind German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies at 87

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush said Kohl was one of the greatest leaders in post-war Germany and he and his wife mourned the loss of the " true friend of freedom ". Leading British tributes to the leader who brought about the reunification of Germany, the former prime minister said Mr Kohl was an intensely human man with a mischievous s...

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  • Delhi University first cut-off list to be out today
Delhi University first cut-off list to be out today

Previously scheduled to release on June 20, the cut off will be announced three days later at du.ac.in, according to a notice by the university. DU is known to release cut offs that are 99 per cent above for most of their courses , creating tough competition among students who look to enrol themselves in under graduation courses every year.

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  • AIADMK (OPS Camp) To Support Kovind
AIADMK (OPS Camp) To Support Kovind

As per sources, all the Chief Ministers of BJP and its allies will also grace the occasion when NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind files his nomination. Opposition strategy had hinged on uniting all non-NDA parties to present a common candidate. Yoga always connects people " Ravi Shankar said. They also claimed that the BJP fielding Kovind h...

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  • What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms
What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

And so while Trump and co. are busy heralding Handel's victory as proof that the "Make America Great Again" agenda still has traction, vulnerable G.O.P. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, told reporters "I understand that she is intending to stay" and added "I don't think anybody is going to impeach her". Believe me - some of us thought a special electi...

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  • Sena will support NDA's presidential candidate
Sena will support NDA's presidential candidate

He was responding to questions at a press conference about ally Shiv Sena, which has often been critical of the BJP and the Modi government, suggesting the name of M S Swaminathan, known for steering India's Green Revolution, as its presidential choice.

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  • Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers
Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers

The Amichai settlement, in the northern West Bank , will house some 300 settlers evicted in February from the Amona outpost after Israel's Supreme Court ruled their homes had been built illegally on privately-owned Palestinian land. Once on the ground, Kushner immediately paid a condolence visit to the family of a young female Israeli police o...

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  • Trump congratulates Handel on Georgia 6th district win via Twitter
Trump congratulates Handel on Georgia 6th district win via Twitter

She criticized reporters for focusing on criticism of her rather than the rollout of the Senate healthcare bill on Thursday. The tweet comes as some Democrats are questioning if Pelosi is the right person to lead the party in the House.

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  • US student freed from North Korea has
US student freed from North Korea has "severe" neurological injury

Daniel Kanter said , adding Warmbier has lost a significant amount of brain tissue. Here's Fred Warmbier's full statement. "We don't believe anything they ( North Korea ) say", the elder Mr Warmbier said. To honor his son, Fred Warmbier wore the same jacket Otto wore when North Korea presented him before the media on February 29, 2016...

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  • Iraqi PM Abadi heads to Saudi Arabia at start of MidEast tour
Iraqi PM Abadi heads to Saudi Arabia at start of MidEast tour

The statement further added that the two top diplomats of Saudi Arabia and Egypt demanded from the ex-president to declare his support in the isolation of Qatar. On Wednesday, the United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said he was "alarmed" by the possible impact of the diplomatic isolation of Qatar, warning it could lead to widesp...

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  • 7 crew members missing after container ship hits US destroyer
7 crew members missing after container ship hits US destroyer

Aucoin described how the crew of the Fitzgerald had scrambled to keep the ship afloat after it collided with the larger cargo vessel , the ACX Crystal , which is registered in the Philippines. Nippon Yusen K.K., the Japanese company operating the merchant vessel , said the 20 member Filipino crew aboard the ship was safe. A 7th Fleet sta...

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  • Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority
Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority

Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas), who supported Pelosi's re-election last fall, told Politico on Wednesday, "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top". These remarks followed heavy criticism from Democratic lawmakers of Pelosi's leadership following Tuesday's special election losses in Georgia and ...

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  • What You Need to Know About the Senate's New Health Care Bill
What You Need to Know About the Senate's New Health Care Bill

Let's say you earn $41,580 - 350 percent of poverty - you would pay more than 12.5 percent of your income, or $5,197, under the Senate plan . Republicans have 52 senators , and a tie vote on the new bill would have to be broken by Vice President Mike Pence , a fellow Republican.

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  • Australia to resume anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria - defense chief
Australia to resume anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria - defense chief

However, they are also supporting Syrian rebels who have been fighting against Bashar al-Assad. Commander of Australian Defense Force Mark Binskin said their operations in Syria were suspended while Australia examined the situation in what he described as a " complex pieces of airspace " over Syria .

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  • I didn't make tapes of chats with fired FBI chief
I didn't make tapes of chats with fired FBI chief

The California congressman said president's tweets "stop short of denying WH has any tapes in possession". Mr. Trump appeared to be referring to his statements over the months, which Mr. Those accusations are believed to now be part of an independent Justice Department probe into possible illegal obstruction of the investigation by the pres...

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  • Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike
Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike

The video has been viewed more than 170,000 times. Field operatives from the Quds Force, the branch of the Guards responsible for operations outside Iran's borders, gathered intelligence on the targets inside Syria before the strike, the Guards'statement said .

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  • Congressional shooter acted alone, FBI says
Congressional shooter acted alone, FBI says

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that Scalise "is on the road to recovery " but it will take some time. Scalise, 51, of Louisiana, the third-ranking House Republican , was among four people shot June 14 by a gunman identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, who died after a shootout with police.

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  • Passports will now be in both English and Hindi, announces Sushma Swaraj
Passports will now be in both English and Hindi, announces Sushma Swaraj

Earlier, the passport used to be issued only in the English language. The announcement came after Sushma Swaraj spoke about easing of rules to apply for a passport a year ago in December. "We have set up a target that no one has to travel more than a radius of 50 kms to get a passport", she said, adding her ministry and the DoP are working to map...

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  • GOP turnout confounds pollsters in Georgia election
GOP turnout confounds pollsters in Georgia election

The loss also renewed the focus on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi , who was demonized by the GOP side in the Georgia race. "I know it's easy to feel disappointed and defeated", Lujan said in a video message to Democrats . Tom Price , who now serves as heath and human services secretary. " Our brand is worse than Trump ", he said. Some D...

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