• UK authorities charge Welsh man in mosque attack with murder
UK authorities charge Welsh man in mosque attack with murder

He is next due to appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday. The man later died, and police said the cause of death was his multiple injuries. A father-of-six and grandfather-of-two moved to the United Kingdom from Bangladesh when he was 10. Forensics experts stand next to a van used to plow into pedestrians near Finsbury Park in north London on Mo...

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  • 120 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Pakistan
120 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Pakistan

Dr Mohamed Ahmed said children were among the dead and injured, and that people with severe burns were being shifted to other cities as the hospital lacked facilities to treat so many patients at once, reported Al-Jazeera . "Someone should tell me about my beloved sons". The reports said that most of the affected people were residents of the...

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  • Police Haul Off Protesters, Some With Disabilities, From Mitch McConnell's Office
Police Haul Off Protesters, Some With Disabilities, From Mitch McConnell's Office

The rally was organized by ADAPT, a national disability rights organization , according to CNN . The protesters, some of whom were in wheelchairs, were there to voice their opposition to health care legislation that would make deep cuts to Medicaid.

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  • At least 100 dead after oil tanker overturns on Pakistan highway
At least 100 dead after oil tanker overturns on Pakistan highway

Officials said numerous victims - including children - were burnt beyond recognition and that DNA tests were being carried out to identify the dead, adding that the number of fatalities was likely to rise. Some victims may only be identified by DNA sampling as bodies were badly burned in the incident, reports say. Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed...

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  • North Korea conducts test of rocket engine that could power an ICBM
North Korea conducts test of rocket engine that could power an ICBM

American officials said agreeing to decrease military presence in the Korean peninsula in order to freeze their nuclear and ballistic tests did not work out during the previous instances us agreed with the proposal. Pyongyang's undeterred nuclear pursuit has brought it under heavy sanctions imposed by the United Nations as well as other cou...

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  • Trump, and two Democrats, criticize Obama's response to Russia hacking
Trump, and two Democrats, criticize Obama's response to Russia hacking

Schiff also expressed frustration with Trump, accusing him of wanting to have it both ways by asking for Russian Federation to hack Hillary Clinton during his campaign, only now to condemn similar efforts. Failure to do so, he said, had been "a very serious mistake". Dozens of state officials told NBC News they have received little direction fr...

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  • Opposition a divided house over Presidential election: BJP
Opposition a divided house over Presidential election: BJP

The Left has asserted that 16 of the 17 parties that had earlier pledged to field a candidate will attend the meeting. And very wisely on 19 June 2017, BJP party president, Amit Shah declared Ram Nath Kovind the candidate to contest for the President of India from NDA .

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  • Muslim countries to celebrate Eid al-Fitr
Muslim countries to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

In Russia, Eid al-Fitr is marked as an official holiday in nine predominantly Muslim republics in the southern part of the country. The holiday marks the end of Ramadan , the Islamic holy month of fasting . The day of Eid, therefore, falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal . The crescent of Ramadan and Eid is a matter of dispute in ...

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  • President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President, Speaker wish people on Eid-ul-Fitr
President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President, Speaker wish people on Eid-ul-Fitr

The Muslim Association of Canada's Eid Fesival was the biggest of those events, attracting thousands of people to the EY Centre in Gloucester. Acharya, according to a PTI report said that the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramadan , the month of prayers , blessings and forgiveness.

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  • Turkey refuses to pull out troops from Qatar, citing sovereign rights
Turkey refuses to pull out troops from Qatar, citing sovereign rights

Bahrain state news confirmed the demands on Sunday. ".This approach of 13 demands is against global law because you can not attack or intervene in the sovereignty of a country". Hurriyet reported last week that a joint military exercise by Qatari and Turkish forces was expected following the Islamic Eid al-Fitr holiday which started today.

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  • 'A Very Narrow Path' to Repeal Obama's Healthcare Law
'A Very Narrow Path' to Repeal Obama's Healthcare Law

The Senate bill includes big cuts to Medicaid over a period of time, eliminates taxes on the wealthy and insurers, and does not let insurers deny people coverage based on pre-existing conditions. Trump has denigrated Democrats on numerous occasions, including a jab at Democratic Sen. The Republican version "hands enormous tax cuts to the rich an...

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  • Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban
Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

In one of the biggest LGBT events in the mainly Muslim region, the 2014 Gay Pride parade in Istanbul drew tens of thousands of people. In Minneapolis, organizers of Sunday's Twin Cities Pride Parade initially asked the police department to limit its participation, with the chairwoman saying the sight of uniformed officers could foster "angst ...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn Addresses Glastonbury Crowd
Jeremy Corbyn Addresses Glastonbury Crowd

The crowd exploded into a chant of " Oh, Jeremy Corbyn " when he left the stage arm in arm with festival founder Michael Eavis . Corbyn was pictured at the event pulling pints of beer for joyful music fans, and his name has also become a festival chant for revelers.

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  • 3 killed in San Francisco UPS attack; gunman dead
3 killed in San Francisco UPS attack; gunman dead

A person wearing a UPS uniform opened fire on three fellow employees and then " turned the gun on himself ", UPS spokesperson Steve Gaut said. Joseph Cilia, an official with a Teamsters Union local that represents UPS workers in San Francisco , told the Associated Press that Lam filed an overtime grievance in March complaining he was worki...

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  • Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care
Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

When asked what it would take to get some Senate Democrats on board with the plan, Durbin said to take repeal off the table. He said he is "very supportive" of the bill. The plan released Thursday "is sort of a best guess of where the Republican conference is", Cornyn told reporters, adding that McConnell will massage its contents right up unti...

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  • Collins: 'It's hard for me to see the bill passing this week'
Collins: 'It's hard for me to see the bill passing this week'

But in his interview on Sunday, Trump seemed confident in the contents of the Senate's bill, as well as its passage - although he predicted some changes to placate the senators that are now not supporting the legislation. Unlike the House bill, it pegs tax credits to income rather than age. "What I find so disappointing is these bills aren't goin...

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  • After Georgia election, Dems are demoralized, again
After Georgia election, Dems are demoralized, again

Democrats knew the seat was winnable, or they wouldn't have poured millions of dollars into the race. Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". Republicans earned a chance to pass major reforms, and they pulled together to prevent Democrats from gaining valuable political momentum...

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  • As PM Reaches US, President Trump Calls Him 'A True Friend'
As PM Reaches US, President Trump Calls Him 'A True Friend'

Both leaders are enthusiastic users of social media and have used the various platforms to broadcast their plans, vision and achievements - and in Trump's case, to start or settle slugfests in front of his followers. Regional security is expected to be high on the agenda for the talks as Washington considers deploying up to 5,000 extra troops in ...

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  • Turkish Authorities Ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul
Turkish Authorities Ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

Mustafa said she was turned back by police. "And I think we've succeeded". "It's a lovely pride that we all should be in awe of", she added. One more time there is state of emergency between us. But Twin Cities Pride Board Chairwoman Darcie Baumann said the decision was made to be sensitive to those grieving after the verdict "and seeing thos...

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  • Death toll from Pak attacks rises to 57
Death toll from Pak attacks rises to 57

Shahid Khan, a government official in Parachinar , said Saturday that numerous victims of the Friday attacks are in critical condition and feared death toll may further increases. Wasim Beg, a spokesman at a government hospital, said the death toll from the bombing had risen to 12 throughout the morning and some of the wounded remained in critical...

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