• Swede Held by Al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011 Freed: Swedish Govt
Swede Held by Al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011 Freed: Swedish Govt

Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Margot Wallstrom announced the release of Johan Gustafsson without giving details on what had finally led to his freedom. "We have reached a dead end", Gift of the Givers said in a May 17 statement. The fate of McGowan was not known. His father, Malcolm , told eNCA he was waiting on tenterhooks for any news o...

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  • Romania: president, political parties in talks over new PM
Romania: president, political parties in talks over new PM

Tudose will now have 10 days win over Romania's parliament with a vote of confidence in his proposed cabinet and policy program. Normally, as party leader, Dragnea would be the prime minister, but in 2016 he was convicted of vote rigging, which disqualifies him from holding the post.

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  • North Korea denies torturing detained Jewish student who died after release
North Korea denies torturing detained Jewish student who died after release

Just a few days after his return to the United States, Otto Warmbier passed away . "Later that day, that's when we found out he was ill, no one knew that". "To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident and there would be no more foolish judgment than to think we do not know how to calculate gains and losses", the spokesman said.

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  • Selfies Galore On Twitter As People Wish Each Other Eid Mubarak
Selfies Galore On Twitter As People Wish Each Other Eid Mubarak

People gather on McDonald Ave., for a prayer celebration of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan , in the Kensington neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of NY. President Hassan Rouhani issued a message, congratulating Muslims on the occasion of the Eid. Eid-gahs were be arranged for prayers in most towns on Monday mo...

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  • Israeli official rejects U.S. claim that PA stopped funding terror
Israeli official rejects U.S. claim that PA stopped funding terror

But Palestinian officials said payments to relatives of attackers and Palestinians imprisoned by Israel would continue. "The question is not if that move happens, but only when", Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on June 1. "Those people, (prisoners) have sacrificed their lives for their people and the minimum we can do to them is taking care of the...

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  • PM Nawaz felicitates new Saudi Crown Prince
PM Nawaz felicitates new Saudi Crown Prince

Prince Mohammed bin Salman also has a reputation of going for out-of-box solution of the problems and challenges confronting his country and this was evident from overhaul of the kingdom's economy away from its reliance on oil. The Associated Press reported in the early morning of Friday that Saudi Arabia and two other Gulf countries demand ...

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  • DUP signs deal to support minority Conservative government
DUP signs deal to support minority Conservative government

The DUP has also secured £ 1bn in extra funding over the next two years , and has been given more flexibility in how the £500m already pledged to Northern Ireland can be spent. The Conservatives have 317 seats in the 650-seat parliament after the June 8 election and need the support of the DUP's 10 MPs to be able to govern.

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  • Eid to be celebrated across India on Monday
Eid to be celebrated across India on Monday

The idea came as a result of the violence and attacks that have happened in the past year, she said . In recent weeks, several former White House staff members told The Post they would usually begin planning an iftar "months in advance" and didn't anticipate the Trump White House could pull something off before the end of Ramadan .

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  • Pope prays for victims of landslide tragedy in China
Pope prays for victims of landslide tragedy in China

With danger of more landslides , authorities have been restricting access to the disaster zone, but hundreds of people were allowed back on Monday. Rescuers were combing the area with life detectors and sniffer dogs but no new signs of life have been found.

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  • President Mukherjee greets country on Eid
President Mukherjee greets country on Eid

Governor Abiola Ajimobi Oyo State has congratulated the Muslim community in the country on the successful completion of the holy month of Ramadan . Eid , or the "feast of the breaking of the fast", began this weekend and is celebrated for up to three days.

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  • Tom Price promises GOP health care bill will lower premiums
Tom Price promises GOP health care bill will lower premiums

We don't have too much of a choice because the alternative is the dead carcass of Obamacare.I don't think they're that far off. "It's so easy, but we won't get one Democrat vote. Some GOP senators are not so sure about that. In a broadcast interview, Trump did not indicate what types of changes to the Senate bill may be in store, but affirmed t...

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  • DUP strike £1.5bn funding deal with the Conservatives
DUP strike £1.5bn funding deal with the Conservatives

Britain's embattled Prime Minister Theresa May has finally secured a governing majority in the UK Parliament after agreeing a £1 billion ($1.2 billion) deal with a political party with 10 MPs from Northern Ireland . But the Tories and DUP have said the pact will give the United Kingdom much-needed stability as it embarks on the Brexit process....

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  • Not Negotiable: North Korea Sticks to Its Guns on Nuclear Weapons
Not Negotiable: North Korea Sticks to Its Guns on Nuclear Weapons

The two Koreas support competing federations that teach different martial arts techniques and developed different competition rules. Also high on the agenda is likely to be a controversial U.S. "I think it would greatly contribute in realizing Olympic values, which are about bringing humanity together and promoting world peace", said Moon Jae-I...

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  • Russia, Upping Pressure on Telegram App, Says Terrorists Use It
Russia, Upping Pressure on Telegram App, Says Terrorists Use It

The Duma has passed a first reading of the bill, despite a government commission's concerns that the legislation is vague. The new data protection laws in Russian Federation were introduced on the 1st of January this year. The FSB stated on Monday that the terror cell behind April's St. Petersburg metro bombing used Telegram to keep their plans...

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  • Zuma sends Eid greetings to SA Muslims
Zuma sends Eid greetings to SA Muslims

U.S. President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence, and other senior officials on January 28, 2017. Alhaji Alhassan said in other jurisdictions, three days were dedicated for the Eid-ul-Fitr celebration to cater for the unpredictability and give Muslims enough time to celebrate the occasion.

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  • Muslims mark the end of the Ramadan fasting month
Muslims mark the end of the Ramadan fasting month

The White House has recognized Ramadan with an iftar or Eid celebration since former President Bill Clinton's administration began the tradition in 1996. Large congregations of Eid prayers will be held at Eidgah, Hazratbal, Jenab Sahib Soura and TRC ground in the city as thanksgiving at the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan.

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  • Unionist talks with Tories 'a tremendous opportunity' for the North, insists Foster
Unionist talks with Tories 'a tremendous opportunity' for the North, insists Foster

May is due to hold a meeting at Downing Street Tuesday with DUP leader Arlene Foster to discuss the working relationship between the two parties. The Conservatives have to rely on the support of 10 DUP MPs after they fell eight seats short of winning an overall majority in the June 8 snap general election .

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  • At least six dead after Colombia tourist boat capsizes
At least six dead after Colombia tourist boat capsizes

Jorge Hernando Nieto told the El Colombiano newspaper. Moncada said that 99 people were rescued immediately and another 40 managed to find shore on their own and were in good health. The search continues, but the fact that none of the passengers were wearing life vests and there was no passenger list has complicated the process. "Nobody really ...

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  • Doha is Reviewing Demands to End Crisis with Arab States
Doha is Reviewing Demands to End Crisis with Arab States

Ankara is at the forefront of efforts to defuse a diplomatic crisis that led Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, as well as Egypt and other countries, to sever ties with Qatar , which is a strong ally of Ankara. Speaking on Sunday, Tillerson said the demands could be the basis of talks, according to Bloomberg . He added: "If you look at the words of...

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  • Pakistan PM visits victims as tanker blaze death toll rises to 157
Pakistan PM visits victims as tanker blaze death toll rises to 157

The tanker was travelling from Karachi to Lahore when its tyre burst and the driver lost control, crashing the truck on the highway. "When it ( oil tanker ) turned over the residents of the nearby village of Ramzanpur Joya rushed to the site with buckets and other containers, and a large number of people on motorcycles also came and started col...

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