• Pakistan crush India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy
Pakistan crush India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy

It worked. Javed Miandad, Ashraf Ali and Imran fell for three consecutive ducks, Pakistan slumped to 41-5 and didn't recover. "It is a great feeling", Aftab said after the match. We have got a group of young players. "This is the moment we were waiting for". The hype around this game was also magnified by a paucity of matches between the two te...

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  • Angry Trump decries being target of Russian links probe
Angry Trump decries being target of Russian links probe

He was answering accounts that he is personally being investigated for obstruction of justice with a characteristic scorched-earth defense claiming mistreatment of historic proportions and calling into question the probity of his accusers. Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought 13 lawyers on board to handle the Russian Federation investigati...

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  • Trump touts agenda 'despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt'
Trump touts agenda 'despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt'

And Trump's apparent reference to Rosenstein, who oversees the Russian Federation investigation because attorney-general Jeff Sessions recused himself from it, came just hours after an oddly worded statement from Rosenstein complaining about leaks in the case.

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  • EasyJet plane takes emergency action after 'suspicious conversation' involving 'terrorist content'
EasyJet plane takes emergency action after 'suspicious conversation' involving 'terrorist content'

A plane flying from Slovenia to the United Kingdom made an unplanned landing after the pilot was alerted to a " suspicious conversation " with "terrorist content". The diversion created a three-hour delay with 10 flights sent to other airports. A German security source defended the action despite the failure to find any evidence, saying, "We ...

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  • Theresa May admits initial response to Grenfell Tower was 'not good enough'
Theresa May admits initial response to Grenfell Tower was 'not good enough'

Police said the death toll could change. At least 30,000 buildings across the United Arab Emirates alone have cladding or paneling similar to the kind that safety and construction experts have blamed for rapidly spreading high-rise fires there, Dubai Civil Defence director-general Maj.

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  • Kate Middleton makes surprise visit to survivors of London terror attack
Kate Middleton makes surprise visit to survivors of London terror attack

Police are questioning seven suspects over suspected links to the attackers, Pakistani-born British citizen Khuram Butt, Moroccan Rachid Redouane, and Youssef Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent. We are used to seeing people who are stabbed. Before leaving today Kate is due to meet with senior hospital officials and get the opportun...

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  • Thomas' 63 shreds record in tight US Open
Thomas' 63 shreds record in tight US Open

While stronger winds are expected on Sunday, Thomas - yet to finish in the top 10 of a major - said the soft greens during the third round helped. I usually don't. Open wants, and it showed. There were 18 rounds in the 60s, starting with one for the record book. Fowler fell away badly after starting the final round of this year's Masters ju...

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  • Dead in Central Portugal Wildfires; Many Killed in Cars
Dead in Central Portugal Wildfires; Many Killed in Cars

He said it was thought to have been sparked by a lightning strike. The fire has prompted offers of help from across Europe: Reuters reported that the European Union has promised firefighting aircraft, while Spain has already send two such planes to help.

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  • Portugal wildfire leaves 57 people dead, dozens injured
Portugal wildfire leaves 57 people dead, dozens injured

According to the prime minister, just 11 fires are still active but he said the authorities were "particularly anxious about two of them". The ceremony took place before the teams' match Sunday at the Confederations Cup tournament in Kazan, Russia.

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  • EU offers aid, aircraft to fight Portugal fires
EU offers aid, aircraft to fight Portugal fires

Deadly wildfires have swept through central Portugal , killing dozens in what the country's prime minister called the "biggest tragedy" in years. The death toll initially stood at 25 in the early morning and the updated figure was given by public broadcaster RTP, citing Interior Ministry official Jorge Gomes .

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  • 'No doubt' over Britain leaving EU: Brexit minister Davis
'No doubt' over Britain leaving EU: Brexit minister Davis

Following talks in Dublin with the new Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, she said that reaching a "sensible" Brexit had been the focus of their talks. Besides forging a deal to keep her job and preparing for Brexit talks, May is also grappling with a crisis over the breakdown in power-sharing between the pro-British DUP and the Catholic nationalis...

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  • Donald Trump tweets anger over Russian Federation probe 'witch-hunt'
Donald Trump tweets anger over Russian Federation probe 'witch-hunt'

Trump did not identify "the man" but appeared to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the Justice Department's No. "If the president thinks he can fire Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and replace him with someone who will shut down the investigation, he's in for a rude awakening", Dianne Feinstein of Califo...

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  • Qatar Petroleum CEO says gas won't be cut to UAE - Al Jazeera
Qatar Petroleum CEO says gas won't be cut to UAE - Al Jazeera

Simmering tensions between the US partners boiled over this month when Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE , along with Egypt , severed ties with Qatar over its alleged support for extremism and imposed economic restrictions on it. Direct tensions between Manama and Doha have been further exacerbated after Bahrain accused Qatar of directly inte...

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  • Bill Cosby shouts 'Fat Albert' phrase 'Hey, hey, hey' while leaving court
Bill Cosby shouts 'Fat Albert' phrase 'Hey, hey, hey' while leaving court

The 79-year-old Cosby is facing three felony indecent assault charges that could put him in prison for the rest of his life. But the jurors made no move to change their request . They also requested further definition of the third count, which pertains to whether Cosby gave her a substance "without [her] knowledge" for the objective of "preven...

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  • Improve security instead of blaming Islamabad: Kabul urged
Improve security instead of blaming Islamabad: Kabul urged

The president made a strong plea for peace at an global conference on Afghanistan attended by about two dozen countries, which was held under tight security as armored vehicles patrolled the streets and fighter jets roared over the capital.

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  • United States military service members in Afghanistan injured in insider attack
United States military service members in Afghanistan injured in insider attack

The attack took place in the Afghan National Army 209th Corps headquarters at Camp Shaheen, in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif. It said one Afghan soldier was killed and one wounded. Today's latest attack is a harbinger of what Trump faces as he sends even more troops into Afghanistan. The report by West Point's Modern War Institute entit...

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  • Trump admits he's being investigated
Trump admits he's being investigated

Witch Hunt ", the president wrote. "That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office". Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn .

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  • Trump tells Senators new GOP healthcare bill is 'mean'
Trump tells Senators new GOP healthcare bill is 'mean'

Democrats and some moderate Republicans have attacked the House bill for eliminating a requirement that insurers cover people with pre-existing conditions and for rolling back the Obamacare expansion of Medicaid to cover millions of poor people.

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  • Document says Trump hotel brought in almost $20M
Document says Trump hotel brought in almost $20M

According to his financial disclosure, Trump has assets of at least $1.4 billion and income of at least $596.3 million in the 2016 calendar year. The 98-page disclosure document posted on the office's website showed liabilities for Mr Trump of at least US$130 million to Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, a unit of German-based Deutsche Ban...

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  • Central Portugal: Huge forest fire claims 57 lives
Central Portugal: Huge forest fire claims 57 lives

Some 60 forest fires broke out across the country during the night, with around 1 700 firefighters battling to put them out. Thirty bodies were found inside cars and nearly 20 more were found next to vehicles, Portuguese officials said .

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