• Donald Tusk says United Kingdom rights proposal 'below expectations'
Donald Tusk says United Kingdom rights proposal 'below expectations'

Many EU citizens in the United Kingdom, and Britons living overseas, are anxious about their status once Brexit happens. However, no cut-off date for the package has been specified by Downing Street and further details of the plans will not be released until Monday, June 26.

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  • South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats
South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

USA officials, speaking anonymously to news agencies, said the engine could potentially be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). One official said he believed the test had taken place within the past 24 hours. "There are more people and more cars but nobody knows what that means", said the official. "Friendship and goodwill ...

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  • Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran
Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran

Doha said it is reviewing the list of demands and that a formal response will be made by the foreign ministry and delivered to Kuwait, but added that the demands are not reasonable or actionable. Yet resisting the demands could prove hard. "This crisis could threaten the political stability of the ruling family in Qatar in the long term if it la...

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  • Tories may have to ease austerity plans, says Michael Gove
Tories may have to ease austerity plans, says Michael Gove

Michael Gove has been branded "uniquely unqualified" to be Environment Secretary by Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas. George Eustice has been re-appointed as a Defra Minister to serve under Michael Gove in Theresa May's new-look Government.

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  • Don't Believe Lazy Pundits: Ossoff Didn't Lose Because He Focused On Trump
Don't Believe Lazy Pundits: Ossoff Didn't Lose Because He Focused On Trump

Trump said , referring to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. They also lost in Manhattan, Hollywood and Marin County, CA, where all the donor money they blew on Ossoff came from. But it could give Republicans a boost in confidence as they struggle to advance health and tax legislation bogged down by infighting and investigations into w...

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  • London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns
London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid told Sky News there would have to be a long-term review of safety regulations, stating: "That has to happen". The Government has ordered an immediate examination of the refrigerator model that started the blaze - the Hotpoint model FF175BP.

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  • Stabbing at USA airport is an act of terror
Stabbing at USA airport is an act of terror

In this latest incident, the FBI's Gelios said the Flint attacker was unknown to authorities. "We're trying to develop further information as to his timeline and where he went after he entered the United States", he said. President Donald Trump has been briefed and is continuing to receive information on the attack, the White House said. Ther...

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  • China's Imports from N. Korea Drop 32% in May
China's Imports from N. Korea Drop 32% in May

China's imports from North Korea have dropped sharply due to Beijing's ban on coal imports from its ally. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will be on the US-side, and on the Chinese side, their senior foreign policy adviser Yang Jiechi with military chief Fang Fenghui.

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  • Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election
Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election

Johnson said at a House Intelligence Committee hearing that the extent of Russian hacking into computer files at the Democratic party headquarters in Washington and attempts to infiltrate state election records went significantly beyond past Russian efforts to influence US elections.

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  • Paswan lauds Nitish for backing Kovind, urges him to join NDA
Paswan lauds Nitish for backing Kovind, urges him to join NDA

At the same time it will be naive on anybody's part to assume that if a Dalit becomes the country's President for the second time the first being K R Narayanan, it can solve the problems of the deprived and oppressed communities suffering for centuries.

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  • Priest missing from Corstorphine church found dead
Priest missing from Corstorphine church found dead

The Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh regrets to announce the death of Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira CMI , Administrator of St John's parish in Corstorphine, Edinburgh. Father Martin, after attaining priesthood on December 30, 2013, was serving the Chethipuzha church and later left for Scotland last July. Earlier he was with St.

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  • PM Narendra Modi leaves for three-nation tour
PM Narendra Modi leaves for three-nation tour

He said India's partnership with the United States is multi-layered and diverse, supported by not just governments but all the stakeholders on both sides. At the end of hours of one-on-one and delegation-level bilateral meetings attended by members of Trump's cabinet, the two sides will break for a cocktail reception and then proceed to a worki...

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  • Moon: South Korea must be able to 'dominate' Pyongyang
Moon: South Korea must be able to 'dominate' Pyongyang

Last month, the North launched a missile that landed in the waters off the coast of Japan. They've become the first North Koreans to visit South Korea since Moon's May 10 inauguration, according to Seoul's Unification Ministry. South Korea launched a medium range missile capable of hitting targets in the North. Earlier this week, it was r...

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  • Russian Federation targets Daesh in Syria's Hama with missiles from Mediterranean
Russian Federation targets Daesh in Syria's Hama with missiles from Mediterranean

United States military involvement in Syria long was limited to attacks against ISIS targets, with the occasional attack against al-Qaeda forces in the Syrian northwest. Party insiders say Georgia is not a must-win given the GOP advantages here, but winning in a district like this could put them on their way to a successful 2018, and it would embo...

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  • Saudi Arabia Demands Qatar Shut Down Al Jazeera
Saudi Arabia Demands Qatar Shut Down Al Jazeera

Erdogan's spokesman meanwhile, said that Kuwait — which is mediating between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors — would present a list of demands by four Arab nations from Doha to end the crisis. The crisis itself was triggered by the hacking of Qatar News Agency , with the hackers planting fabricated controversial remarks by the country's emir to inc...

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  • Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour tomorrow from UP
Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour tomorrow from UP

President Pranab Mukherjee's term ends on July 24. The BJP is keen to exploit Kovind's candidature - he is a Koli (sub-caste of Dalit) from Kanpur - in Uttar Pradesh, which has the maximum electorate. Underlining his agenda, he said he would work for the countrys "all-round development, fulfilment of youths aspirations and encouragement to mo...

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  • North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier: KCNA
North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier: KCNA

Top U.S. and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting in the U.S. capital for security talks, and North Korea will get "top billing", according to Susan Thornton, the senior U.S. Like past presidents, Trump is finding the US has limited scope for punishing North Korea, particularly over the arrest of USA citizens. US and Chinese diplomats...

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  • Sketch artist recreates Sean Spicer briefing after White House camera ban
Sketch artist recreates Sean Spicer briefing after White House camera ban

The graphic continued to identify Sanders and her title. CNN said the move was a "creative" way to show its audience the press briefing, even as the White House has moved to prevent news outlets from broadcasting the briefing live on air.

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  • Russian Federation launches six cruise missiles at Islamic State installations in Syria
Russian Federation launches six cruise missiles at Islamic State installations in Syria

On Monday, Moscow accused the USA of issuing a warning before a United States jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday after which it suspended its communication channel with the U.S. Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that it was still unable to confirm the kill. The whereabouts of the shadowy al-Baghdadi, with a $25 million US boun...

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  • South Korea president invites North Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics
South Korea president invites North Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics

Taekwondo is a relatively modern sport based on ancient Korean martial arts that gained prominence in the decades after the division of the Korean Peninsula at the end of World War II. There was no exchange of fire between the two sides when the North Korean soldier, a private, smuggled himself across the border to the south, the Yonhap report sa...

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