• `No Borders, Only Horizons' Qatar Ad Says Amid Shut Gulf Skies
`No Borders, Only Horizons' Qatar Ad Says Amid Shut Gulf Skies

Saudi Arabia , UAE , Bahrain , Egypt and a number of other countries severed diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting what they called "terrorism" and Iran. The deadline was Monday. Wading into the Middle East's most recent controversy, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has launched a...

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  • Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

He underwent another surgery on Saturday at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , the statement adds, and his condition has been upgraded from critical to serious. Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family". The majority whip was shot during a congressional ba...

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  • Finsbury Park suspect held for terrorism offences and attempted murder
Finsbury Park suspect held for terrorism offences and attempted murder

Monday morning, the Muslim Welfare House headlined its website with this message: "All of us at Muslim Welfare House sends our thoughts and prayers to the victims and those injured in the major incident at Finsbury Park". In the tense moments after the attack, some pedestrians pushed the 48-year-old suspect to the ground, The Guardian reported,...

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  • Portugal fire rages as temperatures soar
Portugal fire rages as temperatures soar

The total number of injured in the region of the fire - which authorities said was 70% under control - stood at 135 since Saturday. More than 1,000 firefighters are still battling Portugal's deadliest forest blaze which began on Saturday and has so far claimed the lives of 64 people.

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  • Police remove suspect's body after attempted terror attack in Paris
Police remove suspect's body after attempted terror attack in Paris

The armed driver deliberately plowed into the police vehicle and later died, authorities said. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb says the attack shows the country still faces a significant threat. The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an anti-terror investigation into the incident, Brandet said. Eric Favereau, a journalist for Liberation ne...

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  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

Iran fires missiles into Syria. Russian Federation has responded by suspending a flight coordination hotline and has also threatened to target USA coalition planes. The U.S. -led coalition said it acted in "collective self-defense" of partnered forces. The Russian Ministry of Defense called the downing of the plane "a cynical violation of the s...

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  • UK, EU play up chance of Brexit deal
UK, EU play up chance of Brexit deal

The two chief negotiators, Michel Barnier of the European Union and David Davis from Britain, immediately set off to find common ground in their working relationship, an important touchstone to see how amicable the biggest political divorce in decades will become.

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  • Believed to Have Died in London High-Rise Fire
Believed to Have Died in London High-Rise Fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted on Saturday that "the support on the ground for families who needed help or basic information in the initial hours after this appalling disaster was not good enough ". A senior United Kingdom government minister said Sunday that he believed the cladding is banned in Britain for buildings above a cert...

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  • United Kingdom to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit
United Kingdom to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

Northern Ireland has been without a powersharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January, after Sinn Fein collapsed the administration amid faltering trust and relations with the DUP. He stressed the objectives of ensuring that Brexit does not impact negatively on the Good Friday Agreement and the peace p...

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  • Conservatives to strike 'sensible' deal with DUP, says Grayling
Conservatives to strike 'sensible' deal with DUP, says Grayling

They have also warned that a Tory-DUP liaison would undermine attempts to restore the power-sharing executive at Stormont. Both leaders expressed confidence that the Stormont institutions could be up and running again by the deadline of June 29, averting a return to direct rule from Westminster.

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  • Presumed Death Toll Nearly Doubles After London Fire
Presumed Death Toll Nearly Doubles After London Fire

He asked anyone who was in the tower and survived to contact police immediately. "Equally there may be people who were in there that we believe are missing that did escape but for whatever reason have not let it be known that they're safe and well, so again I would appeal to them directly".

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: 79 now believed to have died
Grenfell Tower fire: 79 now believed to have died

On the figure of 58, he said: "I really hope it won't, but it may increase", while adding that "it might be that some of those are safe and well", and for some reason, had not yet made themselves known to the police. Thirty people have been confirmed dead following the devastating inferno in north Kensington, with a further 28 missing presumed de...

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  • Presidential Polls - PM Modi's Raisina masterstroke; Opposition spilt and stumped?
Presidential Polls - PM Modi's Raisina masterstroke; Opposition spilt and stumped?

The Left parties said the Opposition will field a candidate after a meeting on Thursday. Kovind's name was a surprise to even those within the BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ( RSS ) who wanted somebody with a Hindutva image. Joining the critics of NDA's Presidential nominee, Shiv Sena said it would not extend its support if the Centre ...

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  • MI native shot during GOP baseball practice responsive, showing positive results
MI native shot during GOP baseball practice responsive, showing positive results

Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago . The annual charity game brings Republicans and Democrats to the field in a friendly rivalry. There was a loud ovat...

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  • Cousin: Ohio sailor killed in crash near Japan was to retire soon
Cousin: Ohio sailor killed in crash near Japan was to retire soon

Three U.S. crew members were injured, including Cmdr. (Hitoshi Takano/Kyodo News via AP). The container ship's left bow was dented and scraped, and accident investigators from the Japanese transport ministry found further damage below its waterline.

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  • Uber may ask CEO Travis Kalanick to step down temporarily
Uber may ask CEO Travis Kalanick to step down temporarily

Under Kalanick's tenure, female employees alleged systematic mistreatment by male colleagues. Fowler's post in February has contributed to the scrutiny of Uber's culture, particularly in regard to its treatment of women. Holder's broad investigation into Uber's office culture was launched after the public complaints about sexism which rocked the...

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  • London fire: 79 presumed dead, death toll may rise
London fire: 79 presumed dead, death toll may rise

Panorama also reported that emergency services put out an initial fridge fire at Grenfell Tower , but as the firefighters were leaving the building, colleagues outside saw flames rising up the side of the high rise. On Sunday, residents who met the Prime Minister in Downing Street following the Grenfell Tower fire criticised estate managers of t...

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  • Russian Federation begin Confederations Cup campaign with easy win over New Zealand
Russian Federation begin Confederations Cup campaign with easy win over New Zealand

New Zealand opted for a change on the hour-mark, as Kosta Barbarouses made for way Bill Tuiloma as they pushed for an equaliser. Dmitri Poloz set up the chance with a through ball to Denis Glushakov, who tried to chip All Whites goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic.

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  • Mali official says at least 2 dead in attack
Mali official says at least 2 dead in attack

Malian troops and soldiers from France's Bakhane counter-terrorist force are at the site. Nearby residents had first reported the attack after hearing shots while smoke billowed into the air, with at least one building ablaze. He told Al Jazeera that the attack seemed to be "well-organised". "It is very exposed to danger", he said. By night...

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  • Trump not under investigation, says his lawyer
Trump not under investigation, says his lawyer

Early Friday morning saw Trump take to Twitter to proclaim, "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" But so far, Sekulow's short tenure as Trump's personal defender on TV hasn't been so smooth.

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