• Australia's military suspends air operations over Syria
Australia's military suspends air operations over Syria

This is the latest in a string of run-ins between USA and Syrian forces, the most spectacular being President Donald Trump's Tomahawk cruise missile strike on Shayrat Airbase in April in retaliation for chemical weapon attacks on civilians by Syrian forces.

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  • Presidential poll: BJP reaches out to Opposition, but consensus unlikely
Presidential poll: BJP reaches out to Opposition, but consensus unlikely

Opposition parties said they were expecting the Union ministers to suggest a candidate or give a shortlist of names the NDA preferred as its candidate, but no names were discussed during the interactions. "After all, our government is safe in the hands of the BJP", another minister said. "They did not come forward with any name". A senior CPI (...

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  • Iran's IRGC Warns Strikes Targeting IS Could Be Repeated
Iran's IRGC Warns Strikes Targeting IS Could Be Repeated

Australia has suspended its airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria as a precaution after a US fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane earlier this week. Iran's missile strike at ISIS Sunday in retaliation for the attacks in Tehran was a flop, the Times of Israel reports . Iran refers to the missile as medium-range, however,...

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  • Pro-Syrian regime drone shot down by U.S. fighter jet
Pro-Syrian regime drone shot down by U.S. fighter jet

On the same day that Iran fired ground-to-ground ballistic missiles into eastern Syria, a US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet downed a Syrian SU-22 warplane, prompting Russia's Defense Ministry to announce its suspension of coordination with the US in Syrian " deconfliction zones".

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  • Moon Sends Condolences to Otto Warmbier's Family
Moon Sends Condolences to Otto Warmbier's Family

The family of an American college student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma says the 22-year-old "has completed his journey home". He could not speak or move voluntarily and his doctors said he suffered extensive brain damage. Patients in this condition who have survived a coma can open their eyes, but they do ...

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  • Family declines autopsy for USA student released by North Korea
Family declines autopsy for USA student released by North Korea

The U.S. military said the bombers conducted two separate drills with the Japanese and South Korean air forces. Turning to the renewed tension between his country and Japan over the latter's sexual enslavement of South Korean women during World War II, the South Korean leader said the key to resolving the issue was for Japan to take "legal respon...

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  • Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump
Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

Ossoff , 30, a documentary filmmaker, emerged as an early favorite in a crowded field of contenders after his candidacy was boosted by progressive activists, including the Daily Kos website. Handel , a republican , is a 55 year old former Georgia Secretary of State. Ossoff told USA TODAY that the issue didn't matter to voters and he is "proud ...

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  • Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest
Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

ET. But despite his vast support from the Democratic Party and online popularity, including celebrity endorsements from people like actress Alyssa Milano , Ossoff failed to beat Handel in Georgia's 6th district, which has belonged to the GOP since 1979.

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  • Brussels train station blast being treated as terror attack
Brussels train station blast being treated as terror attack

Van der Sijpt later confirmed that the suspect had died and that there were no other casualties in the attack. The Belgium Crisis Center said the military neutralized an individual as part of securing the scene. Belgian police evacuate people near the Grand Place near Central Station in Brussels after a reported explosion on Tuesday, June 2...

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  • Republican Karen Handel Defeats Dem Jon Ossoff in Georgia Special Election
Republican Karen Handel Defeats Dem Jon Ossoff in Georgia Special Election

On the victory in suburban Atlanta, Trump tweeted: "Congratulations to Karen Handel on her big win in Georgia 6th". Lewis is praising Ossoff supporters for making "a major down payment on change not just in the 6th District but.in our nation".

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  • Cladding used on fatal blaze tower 'banned in the UK'
Cladding used on fatal blaze tower 'banned in the UK'

By the blackened Grenfell Tower , firefighters took off their helmets and stood still to observe the minute's silence, some with their arms around each other's shoulders. Fire had ripped through the 24-storey residential block in north Kensington in the early hours of June 13, trapping hundreds of people inside. May and her ministers have said t...

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  • Freed US student `brutalised´ by North Korea captors - father
Freed US student `brutalised´ by North Korea captors - father

She says Yun traveled with the doctors to North Korea on a private aircraft after being instructed by President Donald Trump to travel there to negotiate Warmbier's release. Fred Warmbier said he and his wife, Cindy Warmbier , worked tirelessly for the release of their son, whom he said was detained at an airport in Pyongyang in January ...

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  • Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance
Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance

Though many are suprised that US military is providing assitance to Filipino soldiers despite Duterte's unpleasant remarks about American leaders and global organisations, the leader clarified that he had personal difference with only former US President Barrack Obama and not with the current President Donald Trump.

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  • USA downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria
USA downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria

The Iran-made drone was shot down by an F-15E Strike Eagle "after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" that were stationed at a combat outpost northeast of at-Tanf, the U.S.' Middle East command said in a statement.

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  • After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea
After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

Dozens of North Korean missile launches and two nuclear bomb tests since the beginning of past year have heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula. Anger over Otto Warmbier's fate continued to build Tuesday, with lawmakers declaring his death a "murder" and calling for travel restrictions to North Korea while the Trump administration consid...

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  • Tech CEOs urged to join Trump initiative
Tech CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

According to Axios , the Trump administration is divided on whether tech companies should build software that allows law enforcement to be able to read private messages. Cook told Apple employees that the company does not support the travel ban in January, and tried to persuade the President to remain in the Paris Agreement this month.

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  • Macron to announce new government line-up
Macron to announce new government line-up

It has been a bad night for the Socialists, who are predicted to win just 27 to 49 seats - losing hundreds of their lawmakers. Party leader Jean-Christophe Cambadelis announced his resignation, adding that " Macron's triumph is uncontestable", France24 reported.

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  • Trump Likely to Reveal This Week Whether Secret Tapes Exist
Trump Likely to Reveal This Week Whether Secret Tapes Exist

One of President 's attorneys on Sunday insisted "there is not an investigation of the president of the United States, period". On "Fox & Friends" Monday, Sekulow says that when people study the 2016 presidential election, they'll look back at Trump's communications as "the most successful utilization of social media platforms and communica...

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  • Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud
Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud

The reigning Ballon d'Or and Best FIFA Men's Player award victor is believed to feel singled out for disproportionate treatment after Spanish prosecutors accused him of evading tax of 14.7million euros (£12.8m). "It's an old dream, they have dreamed for many years to be able to attract him at some point and made him a big offer", he told ESPN F...

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  • US shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border
US shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border

Also the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Monday they will respond to any Syrian government attacks in Raqqa province after the US-led coalition downed a Syrian jet attacking the SDF forces on 18 June. "As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force (ADF) strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased", Australia's Dep...

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