• Modi arrives in Portugal
Modi arrives in Portugal

Top US lawmakers have urged president Donald Trump to prioritise the elimination of trade and investment "barriers" by India during his upcoming meeting with India prime minister Narendra Modi , saying they "significantly harm" American businesses and workers.

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  • Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148
Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148

When the fire subsided, "we saw bodies everywhere, so many were just skeletons". Firefighters fought the flames for more than two hours before they could extinguish it. "Army Aviation helicopters sent for evacuation of casualties to hospitals (and) burn centres". Serious burn victims, several in critical condition, were airlifted by helicopter ...

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  • Qatar signs $12B deal to buy F-15 jets from US
Qatar signs $12B deal to buy F-15 jets from US

Bloomberg News reported the deal was for 36 jets. Qatar denies allegations that it supports terrorism and has vowed not to give up its independent foreign policy. However, Tillerson distanced away from Trump's opinion on the matter. Leaders pointed to Qatar - look! Trump tweeted June 6. Also, on June 9, the Saudi authorities ordered hotels a...

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  • UAE, Saudi, Bahrain airspace ban only for Qatar firms
UAE, Saudi, Bahrain airspace ban only for Qatar firms

Earlier it was reported that Cavusoglu will visit Qatar on June 14. "Qatar has been an impartial diplomatic mediator in resolving crises and disputes between brotherly and friendly countries and will continue to be a major player in the worldwide community", the ministry said in a statement.

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  • Orlando remembers Pulse nightclub shootings on first anniversary
Orlando remembers Pulse nightclub shootings on first anniversary

One year later, memorials all around the world are honoring the 49 victims who lost their lives in what's being called the deadliest shooting in us history. Barbara Poma, owner of Pulse nightclub, Patty Sheehan, city commissioner, and Regina Hill, city commissioner, attend the public remembrance ceremony on Monday.

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  • Watch Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn send Glastonbury festival wild with speech
Watch Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn send Glastonbury festival wild with speech

Appearing between British singer-songwriter Craig David and USA rap act Run The Jewels , Corbyn - who promised during campaigning to abolish tuition fees - said he was proud to have led Labour into an election that delivered the biggest increase in the party's support since 1945.

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  • Survivors leap into water tanks to escape Portugal's deadly fires
Survivors leap into water tanks to escape Portugal's deadly fires

Prime Minister Antonio Costa called it "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years". But the number of those injured and killed has since risen to 43 fatalities and 59 wounded, according to BBC News . "The UN stands ready to assist in any way possible", the Secretary-General concluded. Dozens of people who fled were taken in...

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  • Eid al-Fitr 2017
Eid al-Fitr 2017

He wished the Muslim faithful and the nation a merry Eid el-Fitri. Common greetings during this holiday are the Arabic greeting which is known by the whole world as 'Eid Mubārak. Wishing you a blessed and happy Ramadan! They also try to avoid evil thoughts and deeds. May the blessings you seek during the holy month of Ramadan make you a better ...

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  • On Brexit's Anniversary, Brussels Rebuffs May
On Brexit's Anniversary, Brussels Rebuffs May

Telling members of the Conservative Party to stop being "self-indulgent" at a time when local media are rife with reports about who will replace May, he said: "I happen to think we've got a very good prime minister". An important point of difference is the EU's demand that European citizens should be able to uphold their rights in the European C...

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  • Droopy Mastiff crowned 2017 world's ugliest dog (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Droopy Mastiff crowned 2017 world's ugliest dog (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The giant Mastiff named Martha won the judges with her droopy face. Leaving the contest with $1,500, a trophy and a trip to NY for media appearances , Martha was rescued by the Dogwood Animal Rescue Project in Sonoma County when she was almost blind.

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  • Someone in California Bought the Winning $448 Million Powerball Ticket
Someone in California Bought the Winning $448 Million Powerball Ticket

The unnamed couple that bought the ticket chose to take the cash payout option of $74 million. The lump sum for this jackpot is around $300 million. The $447.8 million jackpot, a revised amount based on sales, is the seventh-largest jackpot in Powerball game history.

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  • UK's Theresa May struggles with post-election political headache
UK's Theresa May struggles with post-election political headache

But as a meeting between Mrs May and all her backbench MPs yesterday indicated, the party remains restless, with Conservative MPs relishing the rare opportunity of stressing how important they now are in propping up the Prime Minister. Cabinet ministers have discussed plans for a deal with the DUP ahead of critical talks between Theresa May and...

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  • Rouhani: IRGC Attack on IS Was Necessary
Rouhani: IRGC Attack on IS Was Necessary

The Guard described the missile strike as revenge for attacks on Tehran earlier this month that killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 50, the first such IS assault in the country. Iran used seven ground-to-ground mid-range Zulfiqar missiles. He billed Iran's retaliatory missile strike as a countermeasure of just a "very limited sca...

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  • Man sets fire to memorial of slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen
Man sets fire to memorial of slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen

Police are investigating the attack on Nabra as a road rage incident, claiming that the suspect, 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres , became angry at a teen in her group who was riding a bicycle and that an argument ensued and then soon after, escalated.

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  • Ronaldo's Return To Man Utd Would Be Fairytale, Says Ferdinand
Ronaldo's Return To Man Utd Would Be Fairytale, Says Ferdinand

While this is still ongoing and Ronaldo hasn't been proven guilty yet, rumours which have now been confirmed as true, have circulated that Ronaldo is no longer happy in Spain and at Real Madrid . Not only will it be the most expensive transfer of all time, it will be nearly 2 times as big as the world record transfer, while also being the biggest ...

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  • Trump Lawyer Marc Kacsowitz Destroys Comey's 'Testimony'
Trump Lawyer Marc Kacsowitz Destroys Comey's 'Testimony'

Trump lashed out at Comey, dubbing him a "leaker" for indirectly providing reporters with the contents of his memos summarizing their private conversations in the weeks before he was sacked. He called out the president for his repeated falsehoods and said that the Trump administration chose to "defame" him in claiming that the Federal Bureau of I...

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  • More than 100 killed in Pakistan tanker blast
More than 100 killed in Pakistan tanker blast

More than 100 people have been killed in an explosion in Pakistan after they gathered to collect fuel from an overturned oil tanker, according to reports. Another 50 people were seriously injured. Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), in a series of tweets had expressed grief over the in...

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  • 72 firefighters, 10 engines tackle apartment block blaze in east London
72 firefighters, 10 engines tackle apartment block blaze in east London

One man has been injured by the smoke at the four-storey building on Turin Street, Bethnal Green. Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters have been sent to the scene to battle the flames.

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  • Senate GOP's Plan To Repeal, Replace May Be In Trouble
Senate GOP's Plan To Repeal, Replace May Be In Trouble

He said that if Republicans come up with a plan that is "demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people at less cost, I would gladly and publicly support it". For all the objections and theatrics by Senate Democrats - Sen. "These cuts are blood money". The passage of the BCRA will...

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  • Minute's silence held for Grenfell Tower victims
Minute's silence held for Grenfell Tower victims

In addition to the questions surrounding the building's cladding - fitted to the high rise as part of a refurbishment project - the tower, built in the 1970s, also didn't have a sprinkler system installed. Police opened a criminal investigation. He would not be drawn on the specifics of the criminal investigation of the fire, including whether an...

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