• Brussels station attacker was Moroccan, 'known to police'
Brussels station attacker was Moroccan, 'known to police'

Jambon said the attack on Tuesday evening could have been much worse because the "big explosion did not happen", adding more details about the device would be released shortly. Belgium's Crisis Centre, which monitors security threats in the country, says based on initial information it doesn't see a need to raise the terror threat in the country...

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  • Anger at video of police shooting of black driver Philando Castile
Anger at video of police shooting of black driver Philando Castile

Yanez pulled Castile over after noticing that one of the car's brake lights wasn't functioning. Castile can then be seen handing his insurance card to Yanez , which Yanez reads and then pockets. After the shooting, the video shows Yanez standing at the vehicle window, with his gun drawn for some time. Yanez's critics said this is ...

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  • Turkey rejects Saudi ultimatum to close Turkish military base in Qatar
Turkey rejects Saudi ultimatum to close Turkish military base in Qatar

According to media reports , demands include the closure of Al Jazeera , the downgrading of Qatar's ties with Iran , and the extradition of "terrorists" from the country. "Even though they still didn't come back to us on this, asking Turkey to pull back its troops (from Qatar ) is disrespectful against Turkey ", he said.

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  • South Koreans march to protest US missile defence system
South Koreans march to protest US missile defence system

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says his country needs "the security capability to dominate North Korea ". A North Korean soldier defected across the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) - the heavily fortified border separating North and South Korea - late on Friday evening, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

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  • United States citizen was detained in North Korea for pro-West material
United States citizen was detained in North Korea for pro-West material

A US official confirmed to Fox News that Warmbier, 22, was in a coma and had been for "over a year". Tillerson told USA senators at the start of a budget hearing that the State Department had no comment on Mr Warmbier's condition, "out of respect for him and his family".

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  • Dad of freed student says son was 'brutalized'
Dad of freed student says son was 'brutalized'

Kelly Martin, Senior Director of Communications at University of Cincinnati Health, said that Otto was "in stable condition but received a severe neurological injury". Doctors said after conducting several tests, they haven't found anything that suggests he had contracted botulism . "I'm dealing with my son", Fred Warmbier said.

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  • Sri Lanka great Mahela Jayawardene distances himself from India coach job
Sri Lanka great Mahela Jayawardene distances himself from India coach job

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardena has categorically dismissed the speculation linking him to the post of Indian cricket team's head coach, saying he is "not looking at full-time positions right now". Jayawardene is coaching the current champions of Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians. One of Sri Lanka's most successful coaches ...

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  • Seattle police shoot dead pregnant black woman
Seattle police shoot dead pregnant black woman

Seattle Police Detective Mark Jamieson said Lyles had a recent "encounter" with police, who have been called to her apartment several times before - a history that warranted the dispatch of two officers rather than one. "Even if my sister had a knife in her hand, she weighs like nothing, even if she's soaking wet". "I know that they had to h...

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  • New York Six Flags guests catch teen who fell from ride
New York Six Flags guests catch teen who fell from ride

She was riding the "Sky Ride " at Six Flags Great Escape in Queensbury, New York when she slipped out of the gondola chair. "Thank god she was there because maybe her neck would have got hurt". Both Howard and the unidentified man from Schenectady were treated for back injuries and released. Her brother was uninjured. "No-one wants to put hi...

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  • USA now supplying LNG to South Korea
USA now supplying LNG to South Korea

LNG may play an enlarged role in meeting South Korea's energy needs as the country's new president has promised to transition away from coal and nuclear power, favoring natural gas and renewables; with the Korea Gas supply deal in place, Cheniere is in a position to capitalize on the policy shift.

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  • Theresa May still pursuing deal with DUP for crunch Commons vote
Theresa May still pursuing deal with DUP for crunch Commons vote

The DUP spokesman told Reuters that the pair would meet at May's No. 10 Downing Street residence. British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to 1 billion pounds (1.3 billion) in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant par...

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  • National Restaurant Association Hails President Trump's Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeship Program
National Restaurant Association Hails President Trump's Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeship Program

Senate; but no matter how good of a plan Republicans present, it will get zero votes from "the obstructionists". Undermines quality assurance . According to the executive order , the secretary of labor could allow third parties broad discretion in how they ensure that these programs meet quality standards.

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  • Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan
Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan

Both Riffat and senior local government official Rana Mohammed Saleem Afzal, speaking to state television, said at least 123 people had been killed . Shahbaz Sharif, chief minister of Punjab Province, has announced a compensation package of 2,000,000 rupees (19,100 US dollars) for each of the killed and 1,000,000 rupees (9,550 USA dollars) for t...

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  • Trump questions Obama's response to 'election meddling by Russia'
Trump questions Obama's response to 'election meddling by Russia'

The president has been quick to defend himself against any allegations suggesting his personal involvement with Russian Federation in terms of the election, tweeting that after months of investigation, there has been no evidence of "collusion".

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  • Man Taken To Hospital With Serious Injuries After Greensboro Shooting
Man Taken To Hospital With Serious Injuries After Greensboro Shooting

Police found multiple rounds in the grass around the complex, prompting them to rope off a large portion of the apartments. Two other victims drove to the hospital. Sunday. Three people were sent to the hospital after a shooting in Greensboro on Saturday. Police said two other victims, another with life-threatening injuries, drove to the hospit...

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  • Modi-Trump Talks: Civil Nuclear Deal To Figure, No Pact On Reactors
Modi-Trump Talks: Civil Nuclear Deal To Figure, No Pact On Reactors

The working dinner that Mr Trump is hosting for Mr Modi is the first of its kind under the present administration. The $4 billion deal is a significant demonstration of the enhanced defence ties between the two countries, according to an administration official.

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  • PM Modi gets warm welcome by Indians in US
PM Modi gets warm welcome by Indians in US

The event is expected to be attended by 600 members from the community. "I think that the U.S. really appreciates India , and I think that President Trump realises that India has been a force for good in the world and that it's a relationship that's important".

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  • Surgical strikes prove India can defend itself: Modi
Surgical strikes prove India can defend itself: Modi

Responding to a question about the H-1B visa program whose biggest recipient is India, the White House official said there are no plans to discuss the visa issue and that the U.S. Modi is expected to talk with Trump over a variety of issues including terrorism and India's concerns over possible changes in H-1B visa rules. In the past, the USA gov...

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  • Donald Trump welcomes 'true friend' as PM Modi arrives in Washington
Donald Trump welcomes 'true friend' as PM Modi arrives in Washington

But, not a single country questioned India's surgical strike against the terrorist launchpads in Pakistan (last year). Growth of India presents win-win partnership for India & US both, US companies have a great opportunity to contribute to that.

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  • 32 years later, authorities recapture Arkansas prison inmate
32 years later, authorities recapture Arkansas prison inmate

Steven Dishman , 60, was arrested at a home in Springdale , in the northwestern part of the state. Details of what led authorities to Disman and his arrest have not been immediately released. Dishman's original discharge date had been set for June 28, 1991. Dishman was apprehended by local law enforcement and state troopers. The inmate escap...

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