• IS militants killed in Syria
IS militants killed in Syria

A former IRGC leader took to Twitter to reiterate the point that while the missile strike targeted ISIS it also served as a warning to Saudi and the U.S. Coalition troops were working in the area alongside local forces who are being trained to fight the so-called Islamic State group. The extremists have been trying to fortify their positions ...

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  • Brussels attacker Moroccan, shouted 'Allahu akbar'
Brussels attacker Moroccan, shouted 'Allahu akbar'

A police inspector stands at the entrance of Central Station in Brussels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. With Islamic State under pressure in Syria, he said, attacks in Europe may increase, though many would be by "amateurs". He said the man appeared to be aged 30 to 35. Federal prosecutor Eric Van der Sypt says soldiers "neutralized" a suspect at...

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  • S. Korea says N. Korea drones 'grave provocation'
S. Korea says N. Korea drones 'grave provocation'

That would narrow down President Moon's ground for seeking to engage North Korea. "I think highly of how President Trump has declared the North Korean issue to be one of his top priorities". "And just because we believe the dialogue is necessary does not mean that we have to be impatient for dialogue". The South's military blamed the North for the ...

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  • Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement
Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement

On Tuesday, hours before Kushner's arrival, Netanyahu announced the beginning of work on a new settlement in the West Bank, and has talked of thousands more settlement homes, ramping up a policy that has always been a major obstacle to peace.

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  • DUP and Conservatives expect deal to be agreed on Wednesday
DUP and Conservatives expect deal to be agreed on Wednesday

However, the source added that a full deal on the government's programme wasn't required before the opening of Parliament, adding that there would be "steady dialogue" with the DUP . Reports suggested that the Queen's speech and Brexit negotiations could be delayed as a result. "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories a...

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  • What killed North Korea prisoner Otto? Family's final decision deepens mystery
What killed North Korea prisoner Otto? Family's final decision deepens mystery

But it said the "objection to an autopsy was honoured" and only an external examination had been performed. Investigators were also reviewing radiological images and awaiting additional medical records requested by the coroner, Zornes said.

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  • Saudi King Elevates Son to Crown Prince
Saudi King Elevates Son to Crown Prince

Upon assuming office, Faisal pushed for modernizing the kingdom, including introducing television to the anger of Wahhabi clerics. Bahrain, home to the U.S. His youth is a novelty for a country that is used to ageing leaders - his father is 81 - and his rapid ascent through royal ranks over the past two years has symbolised the hopes of the kin...

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  • US'S Trump Tweets About
US'S Trump Tweets About "Witch Hunt" As Lawyer Denies Investigation

A source on Trump's legal team claimed the president was referring to a Washington Post story "from the other night" rather than confirming he is being investigated. U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unident...

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  • Yoga as important as salt in food: Prime Minister Modi
Yoga as important as salt in food: Prime Minister Modi

PM Modi earlier today kicked off the International Yoga Day celebrations along with various other stalwarts from the political landscape and people across the nation despite early morning rains. "We have routine sessions in all our clubs today, but after Eid we are preparing for a much larger event this year", Haider, 48, said from Islamabad.

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  • Trump takes veiled shot at Obama for Warmbier's late release
Trump takes veiled shot at Obama for Warmbier's late release

He had arrived in OH on June 13 after being held for more than 17 months. Arizona Senator John McCain made headlines on Tuesday for calling Americans who still want to travel to North Korea "stupid". Fred Warmbier, Otto's father, praised President Trump after his son's release. North Korea said they released Warmbier last week on "humanita...

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  • China denies BRICS cooperation is about 'forming clique'
China denies BRICS cooperation is about 'forming clique'

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang. The ministers highly valued the 2nd BRICS Counter-Terrorism Working Group Meeting held in Beijing last May 18, calling to expedite the adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism in the UN General Assembly.

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  • The Philando Castile Verdict Was a Miscarriage of Justice
The Philando Castile Verdict Was a Miscarriage of Justice

Sunday's protest was promoted as "Father's Day for Philando". Castile volunteered that he was legally carrying a gun. "Some people will tell you protest don't work ..." Indeed, police discrimination against people of color, often under cover of the war on drugs, has been well documented - Mr.

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  • The Buzz | Merkel seeks 'good agreement' with UK on Brexit
The Buzz | Merkel seeks 'good agreement' with UK on Brexit

Uncertainty over the future trading relationship also means that special status in the talks has been given to discussions on how to limit the impact on peace in Northern Ireland from the creation of a new EU-UK border with the Irish Republic.

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  • Hamilton County Coroner: No autopsy for Warmbier
Hamilton County Coroner: No autopsy for Warmbier

It should never, ever be allowed to happen. "I think we should strongly consider it", Corker said. Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio did not mince their words as they expressed outrage over the death of the 22-year-old, who was released back to the United States last week in a coma and later died.

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  • Republican Karen Handel projected winner in GA District 6 special election
Republican Karen Handel projected winner in GA District 6 special election

But for all Mr Ossoff's fresh-faced enthusiasm and talk of change, it was Republican Karen Handel who has apparently emerged victorious. View the results of the race below. "I think in the 6th District we have a chance to make a decision about who's going to lead us whether the president is there or not there, whether his policies are g...

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  • China invites Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to visit Beijing
China invites Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to visit Beijing

Kushner spoke of the need to modernize government IT systems to create huge savings and "meaningfully improve the lives of Americans". A report by the US Government Accountability Office in 2016 found that the government spends more than $80 billion on IT every year, but that "federal legacy IT investments are becoming increasingly obsolete".

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  • Putin hopes Russian Federation and Kyrgyzstan will remain close allies
Putin hopes Russian Federation and Kyrgyzstan will remain close allies

Russia and Kyrgyzstan have agreed to step up anti-terrorist cooperation as part of worldwide groups including the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.

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  • US Shoots Down Drone In Syria
US Shoots Down Drone In Syria

The F-15 plane downed the drone around 00:30 on Tuesday (21:30 GMT Monday) north-east of Tanf, according to a United States military statement . A statement released by US Central Command on Sunday said the Syrian jet was "immediately shot down.in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defence of Coalition partnered for...

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  • McConnell confirms: Healthcare bill released Thursday, vote 'likely' next week
McConnell confirms: Healthcare bill released Thursday, vote 'likely' next week

The Senate could vote on a version of the House's health-care bill as soon as next week, and key senators - as well as the health and human services secretary and possibly even the president - haven't seen it. His comments Tuesday came amid growing indications that the climactic vote could occur next week. "We're just not there yet", the Utah Repub...

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  • Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th District Congressional race
Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th District Congressional race

Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, enlisted numerous state's top elected officials to keep Georgia's Sixth District in Republican hands. "This race is not about what's going on around the rest of the country - it is about you", she told supporters on Monday night.

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