• Philippine army halts counter-terrorist op in Marawi for Muslim holiday
Philippine army halts counter-terrorist op in Marawi for Muslim holiday

A cadaver of a civilian killed by the terrorists was also recovered. He said government forces are still getting information that Omar Maute, one of the two co-founders of the group, is still in the war zone. "Okay sila kahit ilang oras" (They agreed to whatever time is needed), said the emissary, a prominent personality in Lanao del Sur, who h...

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  • Congress hits back at PM Modi for Emergency remark
Congress hits back at PM Modi for Emergency remark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today remembered the Emergency imposed on 25th June in 1975, saying "such a black night" can not be forgotten, and underlined the need for eternal vigilance to preserve democracy. "But you will be happy to know that all the Muslim brothers and sisters, on the occasion of Ramzan , returned the amount of about Rs 17 ...

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  • Global Pact on Environmental Rights to be Presented to UN
Global Pact on Environmental Rights to be Presented to UN

Schwarzenegger has spoken critically of Trump in the past, posting a video message in early June that castigated the president's move to pull the USA from the groundbreaking 2015 Paris climate accord, according to the Washington Times. Macron, a centrist who was elected on May 7, designated Philippe , a conservative, to head a government gatheri...

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  • Malan leads England to series win
Malan leads England to series win

Dawid Malan smashed 78 off 44 balls on debut to help England secure a 19-run victory against South Africa in their third Twenty20 match on Sunday and win the three-match series 2-1. Two more quick wickets fell and while a stand of 54 between Mangaliso Mosehle (36) and Andile Phehlukwayo (27 not out) restored some respectability, England's...

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  • Senator Schatz speaks out on Senate health care bill
Senator Schatz speaks out on Senate health care bill

Collins said she is also concerned about a provision to block federal funding for Planned Parenthood. What has gone wrong in the hearts of so many Republicans in Congress? Schatz says the bill will destroy Medicaid, stripping millions of Americans of health coverage.

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  • G7 Environment Ministers to meet over Paris pact
G7 Environment Ministers to meet over Paris pact

While the US was being "relegated to a footnote on climate action", said Ms. McKenna, Canada and the remaining participants at the meeting - France , Italy , Germany , Japan , the United Kingdom and the European Union - reaffirmed the commitment to the swift implementation of the Paris agreement and the need to urgently tackle climate chan...

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  • Iran sends a message with missile strike in Syria
Iran sends a message with missile strike in Syria

Six assailants killed at least 16 people at Iran's Parliament building and a shrine dedicated to the republic's revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini . A defense official says the drone was approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which accused Saudi Arabia of involvement in the at...

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  • Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards Sunday
Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards Sunday

He won best male R&B/pop artist and kicked off the show with a fun and funky performance of the song, "Perm". Chance acknowledged that the honor felt early in his young career, but said , "My God doesn't make mistakes". The hip-hop trio Migos won the night's first honor - the best group award. Nominees for best male hip hop artist are Kendric...

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  • Govt declares Eid holiday today
Govt declares Eid holiday today

But Eid - the end of Ramadan - came and went this year without any mention of a White House meal. Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wished people belonging to Muslim community on holy occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.

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  • Democrats look for what went wrong after losing Georgia House race
Democrats look for what went wrong after losing Georgia House race

On that point, Ryan agreed that the Democrats need to focus less on President Donald Trump and more on economic issues. Ms Handel comfortably won the seat vacated by health and human services secretary Tom Price in the sixth congressional district of Georgia , beating Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff .

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  • 79 presumed dead in London Building fire
79 presumed dead in London Building fire

On Sunday, investigators released photographs and video footage showing what's left of the inside the 24-storey apartment building that was engulfed in flames in the early morning hours of last Wednesday. He said it had been "incredibly emotional working in there". The investigation will include areas such as the construction, renovation and main...

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  • Safety tests at tower blocks in Wales after Grenfell Tower fire
Safety tests at tower blocks in Wales after Grenfell Tower fire

Hotpoint-branded fridge freezers were manufactured by Indesit between 2006 and 2009, before Indesit was bought by current owner Whirlpool . McCormack said the cladding samples sent for analysis failed safety tests . Clare County Fire and Rescue Service says it hasn't been made aware of any concerns about the use of cladding on social housing ...

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  • Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2
Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

Liriano comes off of a 6-1 loss at the Texas Rangers where he was charged with five runs on seven hits and a pair of free passes over 4.2 frames to fall to 3-3 on the year. Vargas had a runner on base every inning before working a 1-2-3 sixth inning. In fact, in his 45 games batting leadoff over the last two years, the Jays have a record of 27-1...

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  • Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Maharashtra
Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Maharashtra

Instead, Trump and first lady Melania Trump issued a statement on June 24, 2017 sending warm wishes to those celebrating Eid al-Fitr. However, President Trump issued a statement Saturday greeting Muslims as they celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Fitr, breaking with almost two decades of tradition of holding an iftar dinner to commemorate Ramadan...

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  • FM Zarif Congratulates World Muslims on Eid al-Fitr
FM Zarif Congratulates World Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

In Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, residents said they hoped the spirit of Eid would overcome fears about rising militancy in the country with the largest number of Muslims. State Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir greeted people on Eid and prayed for peace and prosperity of the State. Responding to the call of roots, thousands of people have alr...

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  • Israel PM hails Modi's visit as 'very significant'
Israel PM hails Modi's visit as 'very significant'

Padamshree media personality Sudhir Parikh, a medical doctor and long time community leader told PTI that India is moving forward under Modi's leadership. He added that India's surgical strikes in September previous year were proof that the country "practices restrain but can show power when needed". "When India conducted surgical strikes...

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  • Putin greets Russian Muslim believers on Eid al-Fitr
Putin greets Russian Muslim believers on Eid al-Fitr

The Ministry is organising " Eid Al Fitr Awareness and Cultural Celebrations" in a bid to provide a safer environment for expatriate communities' members and workers to celebrate Eid Al Fitr on 1st and 2nd days of Eid Al Fitr from 5pm to 10pm at Asian town (Car parking outside cricket stadium) in Doha Industrial area.

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  • Trump accuses Obama of Russia meddling claim inaction
Trump accuses Obama of Russia meddling claim inaction

While Trump wondered on Twitter Saturday if the Obama administration had not done more to counter Russian Federation because "t$3 hey didn't want to hurt Hillary", according to the Post , Obama's concerns may have been the opposite: The administration was hesitant to appear as though they were intervening in the election on Clinton's behal...

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  • Attorneys General Of Maryland And DC Sue Trump Over His Hotel
Attorneys General Of Maryland And DC Sue Trump Over His Hotel

The lawsuit , the first of its kind brought by government entities , was launched by Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and his Maryland counterpart Brian Frosh . Once the federal judge permits the case to progress, the first step will be to obtain Trump's personal returns copies to determine the level of his overseas business ...

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  • Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office
Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office

The AHCA would cap and cut Medicaid , something that would have severe repercussions for Americans with disabilities. They say in a statement that they are open to negotiation before the full Senate considers the measure. "They were literally carried from the space out to a separate area". Mr Oxford said Capitol Police began following the pr...

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