• ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final Preview
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final Preview

Ranked No8 in the world at the start of the tournament, Pakistan endured a harrowing defeat against the same opposition at Edgbaston a fortnight ago , and few could have envisaged they would be celebrating on the podium at the end of their reunion in the final, having posted 338 for four after losing the toss then bowling out Virat Kohli's side ...

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  • Crowds protest Theresa May's visit to scene of London tower blaze
Crowds protest Theresa May's visit to scene of London tower blaze

They also demanded more information over the full extent of the death toll, which has risen to at least 30. "We just want answers", said Buamani, who came to the protest with her three-year-old niece on her shoulders. The group said her plea to Mrs May that survivors of the atrocity have the final say on what happens with the site in the future...

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  • Macron's En Marche captures landslide victory in France
Macron's En Marche captures landslide victory in France

French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party is likely to win a comfortable majority in the National Assembly, two polling companies said after the first round of voting ended on Sunday night. She said her party could win several seats in next week's second-round poll and urged voters to turn out in massive numbers. Reformist Mr Macron ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confederations Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confederations Cup

Portugal take on Mexico at 4pm on Sunday, June 18. Nani , Ricardo Quaresma and Eder were in the squad when Portugal won the European championship previous year, with Eder scoring the extra-time victor in the final against host France, but none made it to Fernando Santos' squad for the Confederations Cup, the World Cup warm-up event.

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  • G-7 Talks Leave Pruitt and United States as Climate Change 'Footnote'
G-7 Talks Leave Pruitt and United States as Climate Change 'Footnote'

Two weeks after President Trump announced he'd withdraw from the Paris climate accord, the USA on Monday took its first concrete step toward that end by formally rejecting the agreement on the world stage. The G-7 comprises Britain, Canada, France , Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States, the world's seven biggest economies when the club ...

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  • Kuwait's ruler calls for Gulf unity to heal Qatar rift
Kuwait's ruler calls for Gulf unity to heal Qatar rift

The daily losses of a considerable number of Saudi Arabian and UAE companies continue to escalate due to the unfair blockade imposed on Qatar by their governments, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported on Sunday. Saudi Arabia's closure of Qatar's only land border means more of the country's food has to be brought in by air. Megan G. Oprea wrot...

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  • Rubio: Trump won't fire Mueller
Rubio: Trump won't fire Mueller

The New York Times has gone to court to try to get copies of documents created by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump . The poll also indicated that there is an increasing level of concern for Trump and his campaign's "inappropriate contacts" or dealings with the Russ...

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  • Al Jazeera's Arabic Twitter account briefly suspended in fresh Qatar crisis twist
Al Jazeera's Arabic Twitter account briefly suspended in fresh Qatar crisis twist

A check by IndiaToday.in found that while the @AJArabic Twitter account did return a "this account has been suspended" page on Twitter earlier on Saturday, the account seemed to have been restored by around 2.30 pm (Indian time). The network wrote that the account "is now suspended due to what seems to be an organised campaign and we are doing ...

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  • The future is Orange, declares DUP as Tory deal edges closer
The future is Orange, declares DUP as Tory deal edges closer

The DUP is a traditionally Protestant party that backs keeping Northern Ireland part of the U.K. Its main rival, the pro-republican Sinn Fein , has been pushing for a referendum on Irish unity for years. But May appears to be motivated by her desire to guarantee a majority in Parliament for a Queen's Speech - a key event in the parliamentary cal...

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  • London tower blaze victims to get payments of £5500
London tower blaze victims to get payments of £5500

As the royals were leaving the center, they were met with cheers but also anguished cries for help from a crowd of about 40 people. Those who lost their homes would be rehoused within three weeks, she said . Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numer...

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  • Gingrich: Time to rethink special counsel Mueller
Gingrich: Time to rethink special counsel Mueller

Matt Lewis, a CNN political commentator, said Trump has a pattern of surprise moves, such as the firing of former FBI Director James Comey . A White House official stressed that Ruddy "speaks for himself", not the Trump administration.

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  • Queen Sees `Somber Mood' After Fire as Doubts Mount About May
Queen Sees `Somber Mood' After Fire as Doubts Mount About May

Commander Stuart Cundy said they had been able to remove the remains of only 12 victims from the building. Although the police and fire service expect the number to rise significantly, they are following their usual procedure of only raising it as they confirm deaths.

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  • Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise
Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise

All the rest are homeless. Lammy, who lost a friend in the fire - talented young artist Khadija Saye - also said that the residents' treatment by the authorities had been "absolutely appalling", with volunteers stepping in to help instead.

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  • 'The greatest tragedy of recent years:' Forest fires in Portugal kill 60
'The greatest tragedy of recent years:' Forest fires in Portugal kill 60

France is sending three planes, while Spain has sent several firefighting aircraft. Numerous victims were trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, reported The Inquirer. Insisting the number of firefighters on the ground was insufficient for the scale of the problem, he added: "It's impossible to reach all villages".

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  • Statement of the Secretary-General on wildfires in Portugal
Statement of the Secretary-General on wildfires in Portugal

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa flew overnight to the scene and spoke on arrival of an "unprecedented situation". Juncker wrote in the letter that "Our thoughts are with all the victims, their families and all the courageous soldiers of peace that in a very hard terrain and under challenging circumstances continue to fight this bad ...

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  • Trump Not Under Investigation In Russia Probe, Says Lawyer
Trump Not Under Investigation In Russia Probe, Says Lawyer

The source said investigators have sought information from Richard Ledgett, who recently retired as deputy NSA director and, the source said, had written a memo documenting an attempt from Trump urging Rogers to tamp down on the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Queen Elizabeth reflects on 'sombre mood' after tragedies in UK
Queen Elizabeth reflects on 'sombre mood' after tragedies in UK

Her Majesty and Prince William were met with applause when they dropped in to an emergency shelter in West London on Friday morning. "It is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", Elizabeth, the world's oldest and longest-reigning monarch, said in a message on her official birthday.

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  • Bodies of several sailors are found aboard damaged U.S. destroyer
Bodies of several sailors are found aboard damaged U.S. destroyer

The bodies of a number of missing USS Fitzgerald sailors have been found in the ship's flooded compartments, the US Navy says. "They had to fight the ship to keep it above the surface". Aucoin wouldn't speculate on the cause of the collision . "Once an investigation is complete then any legal issues can be addressed", a spokesman for t...

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  • Cuba denounces Donald Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue
Cuba denounces Donald Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue

Earlier yesterday, Trump vowed to overhaul Obama's policies . Furthermore, he said the Obama deal has done little to improve diplomatic relations or the lives of those still living under Communist control. "The embargo should continue". Can people still travel to the country? They are still starving and there is no freedom whatsoever. Look...

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  • First air flight corridor between India, Afghanistan to get operationalised soon
First air flight corridor between India, Afghanistan to get operationalised soon

The India- Afghanistan air corridor project which was initiated by H.E President Ghani past year, entered operationalization stage today with the signing of an MoU between the CEOs of Ariana Airlines and Afghanistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) in presence of Ajmal Ahmady, senior economic advisor to the President of Afghanistan and of...

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