• Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan
Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

The tragedy came one day before Pakistan was due to begin Eid ul-Fitr celebrations marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, with many roads crowded as people travel home for the holidays. "Directed provision of full assistance to civil administration in rescue [and] relief efforts", Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relat...

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  • Trump accuses Obama of not acting against Russia, again
Trump accuses Obama of not acting against Russia, again

He even went as far as to attack Democrats such as Senators Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi because they had been photographed in the past with Putin and/or his associates. The report , published on Friday, claims that Putin had given direct instructions to help elect Trump. Trump also told Russians in July to continue hacking Clinton and ...

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  • Thousands Pay Tribute To Otto Warmbier In Ohio
Thousands Pay Tribute To Otto Warmbier In Ohio

U.S. President Donald Trump blamed "the brutality of the North Korean regime" for Warmbier's death and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who had advocated dialogue with the North, said Pyongyang had a "heavy responsibility" in the events leading up to the American's death.

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  • Angela Merkel to open Gamescom 2017
Angela Merkel to open Gamescom 2017

Presumably, "opening" the show entails giving a speech of some kind; the companies said in the news release that the chancellor will "participate in the opening tour". "The participation of the Chancellor is a sign of great appreciation for us", added Gerald Böse, President and Chief Executive Officer of Koelnmesse GmbH.

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  • Scalise Moved Out Of Intensive Care Unit
Scalise Moved Out Of Intensive Care Unit

Scalise has been hospitalized at MedStar Washington Hospital Center since the shooting at a GOP baseball team practice that left four others wounded June 14 in Alexandria, Va. Hodgkinson also visited the office of Vermont Sen. Hodgkinson also had email communications with the two United States senators for Illinois - Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durb...

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  • Hospital: Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition
Hospital: Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition

Scalise is now "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation", the hospital said. He's now expected to recover. He opened fire at the Republican congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria, Va., after asking another lawmaker whether the team practicing was a group of Republicans or Democrats.

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  • Two US Soldiers Killed By Afghan Soldier, Official Says
Two US Soldiers Killed By Afghan Soldier, Official Says

A Taliban spokesman claimedthe shooter was an infiltrator for the militant group . May 7, 2016: Two Afghan soldiers killed two Romanian soldiers and wounded another during an attack inside a base in Kandahar . The latest attack comes as US President Donald Trump's administration is considering sending more troops to Afghanistan . The...

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  • Iran retaliates to ISIS attacks, warns reactionary countries
Iran retaliates to ISIS attacks, warns reactionary countries

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 ISIS assault in the country. Tehran argues that in a region engulfed with conflicts and wars, its missiles are an indispensible part of its defensive power. Heading a high-ranking de...

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  • Scalise out of ICU, Fox News reports
Scalise out of ICU, Fox News reports

The Majority Whip was struck in the hip and the bullet shattered blood vessels, bones and internal organs along the way. "He seemed like he's doing real well", said Ryan, R-Wis. Scalise has undergone several surgeries at the hospital in the nation's capital, where he was admitted after the June 14 attack on a sports field in nearby Virginia.

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  • WH Redirects Comey Tapes Inquiry Back to Trump's Tweets
WH Redirects Comey Tapes Inquiry Back to Trump's Tweets

Trump had faced a Friday deadline to answer a request from Schiff's panel for information on whether recordings of Comey's conversations with Trump exist and, if they do, for copies of the tapes. Two days later, Trump denied such an exchange. "But, I don't think it will be that hard". Comey additionally detailed, in the written statement, a Febr...

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  • Japan investigates delay in reporting USS Fitzgerald collision
Japan investigates delay in reporting USS Fitzgerald collision

A combination photo of the dead sailors identified by the U.S. Navy in the collision incident between U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald and Philippine-flagged merchant vessel south of Tokyo Bay on June 17, 2017. There have been around 30 ship collisions over the past decade in the area, including a 2013 incident in which six Japanese crew died...

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  • Mourners gather for funeral for Otto Warmbier, student detained in North Korea
Mourners gather for funeral for Otto Warmbier, student detained in North Korea

The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour group and was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor. Warmbier's death has caused furor among the American political establishment, including with US President Donald Trump . He said North Korea's treatment of Warmbier demo...

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  • Donald Trump signs Qatar arms deal
Donald Trump signs Qatar arms deal

President Donald Trump for supporting terrorism. Qatar is home to the headquarters for USA air forces in the Middle East. Defense Minister Khalid Al Attiyah and his U.S counterpart, James Mattis signed the deal in Washington, the Qatar News Agency said .

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  • National Herald at 70: Rahul Gandhi says govt forcing everyone into silence
National Herald at 70: Rahul Gandhi says govt forcing everyone into silence

He did not specify his destination. Recollecting a Soviet poet (Yevgeny Yevtushenko), who said, "When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie", Gandhi said, "This is what the government is trying to do". The speech brought back memories of his father Rajiv Gandhi's address at the Congress Centenary Session in 1985 when the late Prime M...

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  • DSP Ayub Pandith's lynching in Srinagar: Three more arrested, SP shunted out
DSP Ayub Pandith's lynching in Srinagar: Three more arrested, SP shunted out

He repeatedly said that they had been asking the Indian state to address the Kashmir dispute and initiate steps to resolve it, so that the bloodshed of Kashmiris and those killed at the LoC is stopped, but to no avail. "May the people who lynched Dy SP Pandith burn in hell for their sins", he wrote on Twitter . According to media reports, he f...

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  • I guess Donald Trump was right | Reagan
I guess Donald Trump was right | Reagan

Just hours prior, New York Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice told CNN that the party was in need of a change. "I thrive on competition", Pelosi said on Thursday, defying calls for her ouster from some members of her own party after Democratic candidates lost a hotly contested Congressional race in Georgia and another race in SC earlie...

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  • White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet
White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet

Trump responded at that time, via Twitter, that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" His motivation, Comey acknowledged, was that leaking the memos "might prompt the appointment of a special counsel".

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  • Australia draws Cameroon 1:1 in FIFA Confederations Cup
Australia draws Cameroon 1:1 in FIFA Confederations Cup

He reacted fastest after Arturo Vidal seized on an error by Sanchez's Arsenal team-mate Shkodran Mustafi to score after just six minutes and help Chile edge a step closer to the last four. "We pressed on and we got the goal I thought we deserved." "There's no greater measure and were looking forward to it". So far, the performances of the Ca...

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  • Saudi king names son as heir instead of nephew
Saudi king names son as heir instead of nephew

The warm ties forged between Riyadh and Washington under the Trump administration may have helped accelerate Mohammed bin Salman's ascension as crown prince . Mohammed is also defence minister with overall responsibility for the kingdom's military intervention in Yemen. On Wednesday Trump telephoned the new Saudi crown prince to congratula...

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  • Hamas, ISIS Fight Over Credit For Jerusalem Terror Attack
Hamas, ISIS Fight Over Credit For Jerusalem Terror Attack

The attack took place in two adjacent areas near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City. Police shot them dead. In its statement, Daesh said the attack was "revenge for the religion of Allah and the sanctities of the violated Muslims". Now, in an online statement, ISIS said its jihadist fighters had targeted a "gathering of Jews" and warned "thi...

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