• Deve Gowda extends support to Meira Kumar as Prez
Deve Gowda extends support to Meira Kumar as Prez

In her tweeet, Sushma mentioned that the then Speaker Meira Kumar had interrupted her 60 times during her short six minute speech in the Lok Sabha. The Opposition - Congress and the Communist Party of India (CPI), and other parties - met on Thursday to discuss the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) decision on Presidential nominee Ramna...

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  • AP analysis shows more unopposed Missouri races, GOP edge
AP analysis shows more unopposed Missouri races, GOP edge

The analysis measuring the "efficiency gap" shows Kentucky Republicans won about three more seats than they should have given their share of statewide votes. "But even if that's right, party control is far from the only driver, and can sometimes be overwhelmed by other forces", Stephanopoulos said. Its analysis showed that although Democrats had ...

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  • Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship
Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship

Ryu is the third South Korean to sit atop the women's world rankings, following Shin Ji-yai in 2010 and Park In-bee in 2013. So's compatriot Amy Yang was in fourth place at nine-under par , while four players including Inbee Park and Aditi Ashok of India were a shot further back on eight-under.

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  • Much remains unclear about London tower block fire
Much remains unclear about London tower block fire

It's still not clear. "Equally, there may be people who thankfully may have managed to escape the fire and for whatever reason have not let their family or friends or police know", he said. Members of the emergency services join people in a minute's silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire near the site of the blaze in North Kensington,...

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  • One of escaped inmates caught just miles from hometown
One of escaped inmates caught just miles from hometown

You've survived. You've survived. Authorities were vigilant and did a good job of spreading the word about the escapees. "They told them exactly who they were". Bill Miller from the Tennessee Highway Patrol said late Thursday. And the trucker wasn't alone in seeing these two men. He backed up as the inmates moved closer.

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  • Hundreds of Quad-City area Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan
Hundreds of Quad-City area Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan

The chief minister reminded everybody of the basic message of Eid ul-Fitr that says forgive and forget. One of the two biggest muslim holidays, Eid celebrates the end of month-long fasting from dawn to sunset. Thousands of believers joined early Sunday the celebrations and Eid prayers organized in the capital's main square where they exchan...

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  • Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated in Telangana, Andhra on Monday
Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated in Telangana, Andhra on Monday

Conversely, the festival will be rejoiced in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India on June 26. However, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee (CRHC) will meet in Peshawar today in connection with Shawwal moon sighting. Muslims in Saudi Arabia, UAE and some other parts of the world celebrated Eid on Sunday. Hence today is 30th Ramadan in Oman and Eid ce...

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  • Australia suspends flights over Syria after Russian Warning
Australia suspends flights over Syria after Russian Warning

A similar drone was shot down in the same location after it dropped munitions near coalition forces on June 8. Australia is part of the coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and in late 2015 extended air operations into Syria , with a total of 780 defence personnel based in the Middle East.

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  • Putin jokingly offers Comey asylum during annual phone-in session
Putin jokingly offers Comey asylum during annual phone-in session

Comey testified last week that he orchestrated the leak of accounts of conversations with US President Donald Trump because he thought it might lead to the appointment of a special prosecutor to lead the Russian Federation investigation into alleged meddling in the 2016 Presidential election.

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  • Angela Merkel says Theresa May's Brexit proposals
Angela Merkel says Theresa May's Brexit proposals "not the breakthrough"

Those more recently arrived would be allowed to stay until they reach the five-year threshold for " settled status ". May is yet to announce the cut-off date after which new arrivals will not be granted the " settled status ". Lawmakers say she will stay on for now, and May's aides were clear that the message she brought to Brussels was that ...

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  • Philippine military declares humanitarian cease-fire in Marawi
Philippine military declares humanitarian cease-fire in Marawi

The two men's followers accounted for a large number of the estimated 400-500 militants including foreign fighters who overran parts of Marawi last month, killing Christians and taking dozens of civilians hostage. Ansari Abdul Malik, an alim or high priest, cries during his sermon at one of the Marawi mosques. Almost 300 terrorists and 67 ...

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  • Sebastian Vettel three penalty points off a race ban
Sebastian Vettel three penalty points off a race ban

After eight races, Vettel leads Hamilton by 14 points in the drivers' championship. But the incident didn't stop there. After the initial collision, the German gesticulated angrily with both hands as he pulled alongside his rival and hit the side of Hamilton's vehicle.

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  • Peck: Republicans don't care about health care
Peck: Republicans don't care about health care

Besides the five who've announced outright opposition, several other GOP senators - conservatives and moderates - have declined to commit to the new overhaul. It would be politically hard for Heller to take a different stance on the measure from the popular Sandoval. He said Democrats "are doing everything we can to fight this bill because it's so ...

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  • 153 killed in Pakistan tanker fire
153 killed in Pakistan tanker fire

Radio Pakistan reported that after the tanker flipped on the highway, residents gathered around it to collect leaking oil. Authorities warned that the death toll could rise in the accident near Bahawalpur , a city of of about 1 million people near the Indian border.

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  • 148 charred to death as oil tanker explodes in Pak
148 charred to death as oil tanker explodes in Pak

The tanker carrying 40,000 litres of fuel overturned on a main highway while travelling from Karachi to Lahore , near the town of Ahmedpur Sharqia in Punjab. Firefighters fought the flames for over two hours before extinguishing the fire. Hundreds of people gathered around it, trying to collect the oil after it began leaking.

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  • Almost 150 killed as oil tanker blows up in Pakistan
Almost 150 killed as oil tanker blows up in Pakistan

He said many people were covered in oil and burned and that an emergency had been declared in the city. Witnesses claim some people were smoking at the scene of the accident, according to Pakistan's Geo TV. The accident happened the day before Pakistan celebrates the Eid al-Fitr festival, when families get together to celebrate the end of the fas...

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  • North Korea says it kept Warmbier alive, blames Obama for his death
North Korea says it kept Warmbier alive, blames Obama for his death

Sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity. But the doctors who examined him after his return disputed the botulism claim and said he had "extensive loss of tissue" in his brain. His family has sai...

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  • Trump proposes to build wall with solar panels on border with Mexico
Trump proposes to build wall with solar panels on border with Mexico

Mexico has repeatedly rejected any prospect of paying for the border wall, as President Trump has claimed they will. "It's like. pretty good imagination". Gleason said this could be done cheaply and would pay for itself in under 20 years. According to Frank Wouters, a UAE-based renewable energy strategist and consultant, if the wall is built ...

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  • Clarity expected on post-Brexit rights for European Union citizens
Clarity expected on post-Brexit rights for European Union citizens

During the hours of discussions on the first day of long negotiations the officials took a short break to pose for photographs while holding gifts. EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said he hoped they could agree on a format and timetable on Monday.

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  • Nearly 80% of South Koreans Support Idea to Resume Dialogue With North
Nearly 80% of South Koreans Support Idea to Resume Dialogue With North

New reports say North Korea is open to temporarily stopping its nuclear and missile testing program as long as the US agrees to several demands. Moon's visit was aimed as a warning against North Korean provocations, the spokesman said .

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