• Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis
Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

China's foreign minister has told his Iranian counterpart that maintaining peace and stability in the Gulf is best for everyone, after several Arab states cut off ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting ISIS and Iran. Gregory Gause, a professor at Texas A&M and an expert on the Gulf region, spoke to NPR on Tuesday about the diplomatic rift. ...

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  • Hotel in Pakistan searched after London terror
Hotel in Pakistan searched after London terror

It was unclear if he was detained. Yesterday the anti-radicalisation Quilliam Foundation said it too had reported Butt after he became involved in a "violent scuffle" with its researcher Dr Usama Hasan at an Eid event last July. Valeria Khadija Collina, an Italian who converted to Islam, spoke with Italy's L'Espresso news magazine about her 22-...

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  • This 'bot' formats Trump's tweets as White House statements
This 'bot' formats Trump's tweets as White House statements

And yet, over the last 48 hours, a slew of Trump surrogates - not to mention Trump himself - have tried to argue that the only way to understand Trump's social media presence is to hold both of those ideas in your head at the same time .

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  • Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers largely avoid commenting on substance of Comey's testimony
Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers largely avoid commenting on substance of Comey's testimony

US President Donald Trump's sons Donald Trump Jr (left) and Eric Trump, who now run their father's business interests. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, caught parts of the testimony and said in a statement she was pleased to see Comey answering senators' questions under oath.

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  • Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result
Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

Around 12:30 pm local time May was heading to Buckingham Palace for an audience with Queen Elizabeth to ask for permission to form a government. May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lacklustre campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal her...

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  • K chief Khaplang dead
K chief Khaplang dead

As he was not keeping well, he had to undergo a surgery earlier. Born in 1941 in a village near the Pangsau Pass in Myanmar , the Naga leader was one of the leading faces of the insurgency movements in Northeast. "The news of the sudden demise has come as a rude shock to the Naga Peoples' Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) at a time when the Naga...

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  • British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack
British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack

She told the Italian authorities that Zaghba was working in a Pakistani restaurant in London . The latest tragedy came last Saturday when, again, terrorists used a white rental van to mow down several people, this time on the London Bridge .

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  • Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament
Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament

When Prime Minister May announced the election in April, her Conservative Party had a big double-digit lead in many polls and hoped for a landslide victory. Internationally, the election outcome may further complicate relations with leaders whose nations will remain in the European Union, especially since the continent's most consequential ...

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  • McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness
McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

The 80-year-old Arizona Republican joked that he stayed up late watching an Arizona Diamondbacks game. The Diamondbacks joined in, retweeting McCain's statement with the "shrug" emoticon. The former FBI director called Russian involvement in the campaign "very serious" but said that there was no investigation as to whether they had ...

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  • Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief
Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief

On Flynn: " I didn't say that ". "I'm frankly proud of him for standing up for someone who was as loyal as Mike Flynn was throughout the campaign", Rep. Like the Iran-Contra scandal that dominated president Ronald Reagan's second term - and saw 11 officials indicted - the administration is preoccupied and being led rather than leading.

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  • Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are, 'Statements By The President Of The United States'
Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are, 'Statements By The President Of The United States'

Some might say , "Trump didn't tweet , but who cares?" Forget the well put together, politically correct and sensitive speeches put together by his aides and the entire White House press team. When asked if the Trump's tweets should be considered official statements from the White House, Spicer appeared incredulous. The lawyers from Columbia Un...

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  • Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list
Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

Since then, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and Egypt have severed diplomatic ties and transport links with Qatar. The Qatari government has bankrolled the Muslim Brotherhood and affiliated groups with billions of dollars across the Middle East .

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  • Army foils infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez, militant killed
Army foils infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez, militant killed

Ammunition has also been recovered from the location. It was the fourth incident of infiltration on LoC in north Kashmir during the last 48 hours. Adding that four infiltration attempts from across the LoC were foiled in the last three days, the army said that seven infiltrators had been killed.

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  • After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty
After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty

There was also a big swing in the northern London constituency, or voting district, of Southgate where Labour's Bambos Charalambous won 24,989 votes to oust Conservative David Burrowes by 4,355 votes. Labour now had a manifesto whose values "we can fight for and build upon", she said. "That's what people voted for last June". The Conservative P...

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  • Investors Purchase Large Volume of iShares MSCI Brazil Index Put Options (EWZ)
Investors Purchase Large Volume of iShares MSCI Brazil Index Put Options (EWZ)

More important recent iShares S&P Global Industrials Sec (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EXI) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: "Here Are The Best Infrastructure Plays For A Trump Presidency" on December 08, 2016, also Investmentnews.com published article titled: "Beware the potential pitfalls of investing in infrastructure funds", Nasdaq.co...

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  • Thousands Mourn Tehran Attack Victims, Chant 'Death to Saudi'
Thousands Mourn Tehran Attack Victims, Chant 'Death to Saudi'

The unprecedented assault in the highly controlled Shi'ite Muslim country was claimed by the Sunni militant Islamic State group. Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed the attacks, which killed at least 17 people and wounded over 40, on its regional rival Saudi Arabia, a close ally of Egypt.

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  • Real Madrid reportedly end interest in De Gea
Real Madrid reportedly end interest in De Gea

The former Juventus star won La Liga and the Champions League for Los Blancos last season but played second fiddle to Karim Benzema for most of the campaign. I have not yet met the leaders of Real Madrid . "He (Morata) does not want to do a season like this again". Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is looking to strengthen his f...

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  • Trio investigating Ivanka Trump shoe factories in China missing, advocacy group says
Trio investigating Ivanka Trump shoe factories in China missing, advocacy group says

The company makes 10,000 to 20,000 pairs of shoes a year for Ivanka Trump's brand - a fraction of the 20 million pairs the company produces a year - as well as Marc Fisher, Nine West and Easy Spirit merchandise. Three of Skeens's other children were riding in the van, two of which were in child restraining seats- they were all taken to IU Health ...

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  • National Spelling Bee is underway, and three Michiana students are competing
National Spelling Bee is underway, and three Michiana students are competing

He has advanced to the Scripps competition for four straight years after defeating other champions from local schools in the Richmond Times-Dispatch Regional Spelling Bee. When she nailed her word , some of her nerves wore off. Edith Fuller , 6, participated this year as the youngest-ever national bee competitor. Other highlights include Cali...

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  • Putin dismisses USA claims about Trump, election
Putin dismisses USA claims about Trump, election

It's possible that Congress could have sued the White House over a claim in order to get a judge to rule that Trump had waived the privilege by publicly characterizing the conversations already, but there seems to be no precedent for such an implied waiver.

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