• Several arrests made at anti-Shariah rallies
Several arrests made at anti-Shariah rallies

After several hours with no major incidents, police officers stepped in and dispersed the crowd. The demonstrations were held in more than two dozen USA cities, including Seattle , New York, Chicago and San Bernardino, California. But after a contingent of Trump loyalists, one of whom was dressed in a red, white, and blue unitard, arrived, some ...

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  • UK: May to form minority govt after shock at polls
UK: May to form minority govt after shock at polls

May spoke outside Downing Street this afternoon after returning from a brief meeting with the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Certainly her position on Brexit talks seems to have been compromised, and this could be sound the death knell for her Prime Ministership.

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  • Qatar gas giant not affected by Gulf crisis
Qatar gas giant not affected by Gulf crisis

A statement carried on state media said Doha would "not take any measures against residents of Qatar who hold the nationalities of countries that severed diplomatic ties or lowered diplomatic representations with the state of Qatar, on the back of hostile and tendentious campaigns against the country".

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  • Gingrich: 'Congress Should Now Intervene and Should Abolish the Independent Counsel'
Gingrich: 'Congress Should Now Intervene and Should Abolish the Independent Counsel'

But Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller , still retain the power to remove him from the case or tamper with the probe. "He should give a straight yes or no answer to the ... question of whether or not the tapes exist", said another committee member, Sen. And he said multiple times that he chose to take detai...

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  • UAE expects actions, not talks from Qatar to end diplomatic standoff
UAE expects actions, not talks from Qatar to end diplomatic standoff

He went on saying: "The emir of Qatar has made progress in halting financial support and expelling terrorist elements from his country, but he must do more and he must do it more quickly". A top Gulf official, on condition of anonymity, told AFP that a major concern was the influence of Sheikh Tamim's father Sheikh Hamad, who had allowed the Taliba...

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  • Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champs
Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champs

Louis and Anaheim on the way to the first Final in the franchise's 19-year history - much to the joy of their catfish-tossing fans. Just about everybody else on the ice could see the puck was loose, including Forsberg, who was behind the net and immediately expressed his displeasure.

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  • Sadiq Khan: London police should look into 'what they knew'
Sadiq Khan: London police should look into 'what they knew'

All three men were shot dead by police within eight minutes of receiving a 999 call. "We have given increased powers to the police to be able to deal with terrorists powers which Jeremy Corbyn has boasted he has always opposed", she said.

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  • UK power deal talks still ongoing: PM Theresa May's office
UK power deal talks still ongoing: PM Theresa May's office

May meanwhile apologized to Conservative members of parliament who lost their seats after the snap poll, which May had hoped would produce an expanded majority. Furthermore, Tory party leaders are said to be unhappy over having to resort to working with the DUP, who are social conservatives and are opposite to the more liberal Tories, to form the...

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  • Saudi, UAE show signals of easing tensions with Qatar
Saudi, UAE show signals of easing tensions with Qatar

Qatar denies such charges and says the Saudis are seeking to dominate smaller nations in the neighborhood. The mood in this waterside Persian Gulf capital is a mix of fear, uncertainty and resilience as residents struggle to cope with a political and diplomatic crisis few imagined would so dramatically upend their world.

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  • Two of Theresa May's closest aides quit following General Election result
Two of Theresa May's closest aides quit following General Election result

The DUP's 10 MPs would be enough to give her a working majority in the new parliament - particularly as Sinn Fein have confirmed that their seven MPs will not be taking their seats. "I asked for a categoric assurance that if any deal or scoping deal was done with the DUP there would be absolutely no rescission of LGBTI rights in the rest of the Uni...

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  • Iranian authorities arrest 8 suspects with links to Tehran attacks
Iranian authorities arrest 8 suspects with links to Tehran attacks

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group had claimed responsibility for the attack, by suicide bombers and gunmen. President Hassan Rouhani , a pragmatist more open to contacts with the West, attended the funeral alongside other clerics and officials. IS has claimed responsibility for this week's twin attack...

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  • Qatar denounces Gulf states' 'policy of domination'
Qatar denounces Gulf states' 'policy of domination'

Iran voiced its preparedness to provide Qatar with whatever food products the Arab country needs immediately after Saudi Arabia and a number of others broke off relations with Qatar, which relies heavily on importing food. The head of the industries, business and trade organisation in the Fars province Ali Hemmati said that Iran will export 100 t...

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  • Morocco Offers Helping Hand in Mediating Qatar Crisis
Morocco Offers Helping Hand in Mediating Qatar Crisis

The "BBC" has more to say: "Iran has also opened its airspace to Qatari flights, following airspace closures by Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates ". Meanwhile, Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney-general under U.S. president George W. Bush to audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding, a matte...

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  • Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver for farmers, strike ends
Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver for farmers, strike ends

The farmers have ended their strike after the government made the announcement. "Discussions between the government of Maharashtra and representatives of farmers have reached a consensus and farmers have called off the strike", Fadnavis said.

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  • MP CM Shivraj Singh continues fast for 2nd day
MP CM Shivraj Singh continues fast for 2nd day

There will be no land acquisition without the consent of affected farmers. Chouhan said he studied the Swaminathan Committee report, submitted in 2002, last night and has taken several decisions based on its recommendations. Curfew was lifted from all three police station areas of Mandsaur city yesterday, but was in place in Pipliamandi police st...

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  • UK ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May
UK ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, riding a wave of acclaim for his party's unexpectedly strong showing, called on May to resign. Asked if there will be another general election this year, Mr Corbyn said: "I think it's quite possible there'll be an election later this year or early next year, and that might be a good thing because we can not go on wit...

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  • GST should not be rolled out with 'jugaad', says Amit Mitra
GST should not be rolled out with 'jugaad', says Amit Mitra

While fixing the GST on cashew nuts, the minister said that the rates have been reduced from 12 per cent to five per cent. As per the proposed rates under the GST regime, hybrid vehicles have been put in the same category as big petrol and diesel luxury cars attracting 28 per cent rate with a cess of 15 per cent.

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  • Maharashtra MSBSHSE 10th SSC Results 2017 Expected on June 15 @ mahresult
Maharashtra MSBSHSE 10th SSC Results 2017 Expected on June 15 @ mahresult

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) is seemingly testing the patience of students who are awaiting their Class 10th SSC 2017 results, which have not been declared as yet. All the candidates who had written the exam can check the results from the direct link provided below. The candidates can check their class 10 Mah exam re...

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  • Thousands mourn Tehran attack victims, chant
Thousands mourn Tehran attack victims, chant "Death to Saudi"

The attacks in Tehran this week will only "reinforce hatred" for the United States and Saudi Arabia, Iran's supreme leader said on Friday at a funeral for those killed. What looks quite important is that Saudi Arabia intends to destabilize the region by supporting terrorist attacks across the world in general in the Resistance Axis countries in...

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  • Donald Trump to Qatar: Stop funding terrorism, stop killing, stop teaching hate
Donald Trump to Qatar: Stop funding terrorism, stop killing, stop teaching hate

Qatar does not support terrorist groups, it stressed, pointing out that "our position on countering terrorism is stronger than numerous signatories of the joint statement - a fact that has been conveniently ignored by the authors". Tillerson phoned Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman on Sunday and the two discussed efforts to combat ter...

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