• China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on N. Korea
China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on N. Korea

United States doctors say there is no evidence he suffered from botulism , and the Warmbier family believe he died as a result of "awful torturous mistreatment". The 22-year-old was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a propaganda poster on what North Korea claimed were orders from an Ohio Methodist church.

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  • More than 50 people killed in multiple Pakistan attacks
More than 50 people killed in multiple Pakistan attacks

The first blast came during rush hour in the market in Parachinar, capital of Kurram tribal district, local official Nasrullah Khan told AFP. Islamic State Khorasan Province, the Middle Eastern group's affiliate in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been known to work with the myriad of Pakistani militant groups in previous attacks, including with JuA.

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  • 'Bihar ki beti' Meira nominated to lose: Nitish Kumar
'Bihar ki beti' Meira nominated to lose: Nitish Kumar

Pawar was keen on Shinde but the "sense of the gathering" ultimately went with Meira Kumar . Meira Kumar is the daughter of late Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram and she belongs to Arrah district in Bihar. All chief ministers of BJP-ruled states and its allies except Manohar Parrikar of Goa and Mehbooba Mufti of Jammu and Kashmir were present. He was...

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  • USA judge in MI blocks deportation of more than 100 Iraqis
USA judge in MI blocks deportation of more than 100 Iraqis

More than a hundred Iraqi Christians rounded up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Detroit in June are safe from deportation - for now. The vast majority of those arrested in the Detroit metropolitan area have very serious felony convictions, multiple felony convictions in many cases.

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  • China-US security dialogue
China-US security dialogue

Diplomatic observers believe the elevation of the level of security dialogue underlines not only the urgency of establishing a crisis-management mechanism between China and the USA, but also lays bare subtle changes in Washington's perception of a rising China .

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  • Presidential Election 2017: Capability, experience must supersede other considerations, says Meira Kumar
Presidential Election 2017: Capability, experience must supersede other considerations, says Meira Kumar

The Opposition - Congress and the Communist Party of India (CPI), and other parties - met yesterday to discuss the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) decision on Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind , following which they announced their candidate.

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  • Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories
Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories

Tim Walz of Minnesota. Ossoff's candidacy was seen as Democrats' best chance at winning one of four off-year special elections prompted by appointments to Donald Trump's Cabinet, with some Democrats looking at a potential upset as a referendum on Trump himself.

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  • Man who died at scene of Finsbury terror attack named
Man who died at scene of Finsbury terror attack named

He came to the United Kingdom from Bangladesh aged 10, and was married with four daughters, two sons, and two grandchildren. Prince Charles visited the Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park, London , on Wednesday to meet with members of the area's Muslim community in the wake of the terrorist attack outside a mosque on Monday morning .

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  • NDA's Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind files nomination
NDA's Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind files nomination

But the BJP pulled out all the stops to make the occasion count. In Arunachal Pradesh, despite differences, the BJP's estranged ally People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) has also chose to support Kovind. Nominations close on June 28 and the polling will take place on July 17. The term of President Mukherjee ends on July 24. Once elected, Kovind ...

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  • FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs arrested
FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs arrested

He had been placed on house arrest while awaiting trial for his alleged involvement in a multimillion scheme to defraud the US's food stamps programme. The FLDS church leader was on the FBI's most wanted list and there was a $50,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. His brother, Warren , 60, was displayed on a similar poster ...

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  • Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not 'realistic'
Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not 'realistic'

In a statement provided to Mic , the Al-Jazeera Media Network said that the demand to shut down the company was nothing short of "a siege against the journalistic profession and the freedom of expression". "The real question is if whether it's an opening gambit starting from a maximalist position or whether from Saudi Arabia's and the Emirates' po...

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  • Presidential election: PM Modi to accompany Kovind for filing nomination
Presidential election: PM Modi to accompany Kovind for filing nomination

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with RJD Chief Lalu Prasad at a Roza-Iftaar party hosted by the latter in Patna on Friday. The decision to support BJP-led NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind was not an easy one for JD (U ) but it was left with no choice as Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's candidate was not acceptable to the Congress ...

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  • EU's Tusk says British offer on expats' rights 'below expectations'
EU's Tusk says British offer on expats' rights 'below expectations'

Meanwhile, EU commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said the plan was "not sufficient ". A lot of European citizens are concerned and not covered by May's proposal. Training and equipping the Libyan coastguard is a key part of the plan. May has already set up a clash with Brussels by refusing to allow the European Court of Justice to arbitrat...

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  • Russia Warships And Submarine Fire Cruise Missiles At Syria
Russia Warships And Submarine Fire Cruise Missiles At Syria

The Pentagon said Tuesday that the armed drone was shot down "after it displayed hostile intent" while approaching coalition forces stationed within a protected de-escalation zone around the Tanf base, in southeastern Syria . Then, a US fighter shoots down a Syrian air force plane. Australia will soon resume airstrikes on ISIS targets in ...

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  • UK government confident of deal with N. Ireland's DUP - Hammond
UK government confident of deal with N. Ireland's DUP - Hammond

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson , DUP chief whip at Westminster, confirmed they were seeking a raft of extra funding for the province in exchange for their support. Being branded as "dinosaurs" was a minor insult by opposition parties in the United Kingdom, he added. Donaldson, who is helping to lead the detailed talks from the DUP side, told Ireland's ...

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  • Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller
Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller

When CBS News correspondent Julianna Goldman asked Sanders if the president meant to threaten Comey with the tweet , she replied, "Not that I'm aware of". President Trump hinted that someone else may have been wiretapping these conversations . The president, lawmakers and his aides have floated a number of schemes to make his campaign promis...

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  • More Russians skeptical about Putin's economic course
More Russians skeptical about Putin's economic course

Putin became prime minister again during Dmitry Medvedev's presidency before being re-elected president in 2012. Despite Russians' lukewarm view of the economy, a majority (55%) still approves of Putin's handling of the issue. Anti-Kremlin demonstrations around the country over the last few months have drawn the biggest crowds in five years despi...

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  • American student released from North Korea prison arrives in US
American student released from North Korea prison arrives in US

North Korean authorities said they had security footage of him trying to steal a banner containing a political slogan that was hanging from the walls of his Pyongyang hotel. The White House says a USA envoy met with North Korean foreign ministry representatives in Norway last month as part of efforts to win freedom for Americans held by Pyongya...

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  • JD(U) to support Kovind, won't attend oppn meeting
JD(U) to support Kovind, won't attend oppn meeting

Earlier in the day, Mr. Kumar formally announced that his party, the JD (U), would back Mr. Kovind in the presidential poll. Janata Dal (United) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed happiness that the Bihar Governor would be the NDA's candidate for the President elections .

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  • Macron's party celebrates victory in French parliamentary elections
Macron's party celebrates victory in French parliamentary elections

The centrist party, La Republique En Marche, which was created past year, clinched 361 seats out of 577 in the National Assembly, giving it an absolute majority following the final round of the parliamentary elections in France . "It is in France's interests, its political credibility, its economic credibility, to conform with its obligations", ...

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