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Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it

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Meanwhile, President Donald Trump telephonically spoke to Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and offered United States mediation to resolve his country's diplomatic row with its neighbours. But there have been few signs of progress as officials from Qatar and its Arab neighbours in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) pursue shuttle diplomacy. Read More »

Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

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When asked by Republican Sen. Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden asked if any of the witnesses had taken notes or recorded any of their conversations with the president that concerned the Russian Federation investigation, as Comey reportedly did. During the dinner, the president asked him if he wanted to stay on as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Comey said. Warner said he was "disappointed" with the officials' answers. Read More »

UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

The countries cite Qatar's support for extremist groups such as Hamas, al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood , as well as its relations with Iran . The alleged fake news item, which had Sheikh Tamim making controversial comments on Iran and Israel, immediately was picked up by Saudi and Emirati media, laying the groundwork for the crisis that began Monday. Read More »

Vladimir Putin says life is easy because he has a penis

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That's just the nature of things. Asked if he ever have bad days, Putin replies that "I am not a woman so I don't have bad days", adding a reference to "natural cycles" affecting behaviour. Petersburg International Economic Forum. "I'm not a journalist", he said. Putin has been criticised for sexism in the past. This is not the first time however, that Putin has provoked the ire of many . Read More »

In Response To Trump's Tweets, Some US Envoys Push Back - Diplomatically

Khan brushed off Trump's initial censure, with his office saying the mayor "has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks urging Londoners not to be alarmed when they saw more police - including armed officers - on the streets". Read More »

Trump signals he won't try to block James Comey's Senate testimony

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According to a Comey memo reported by the New York Times last month , Trump had asked Comey to lay off his agency's investigation into former national security adviser Mike Flynn. Executive privilege stems from the Supreme Court's opinion in the 1974 case United States vs. Nixon that, per CNN, recognized the "President and those who assist him must be free to explore alternatives in the process of shaping policies and making decisions and to do so in a way many would be unwilling to ... Read More »

USMNT vs. Trindad & Tobago Preview & How to Watch

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The top three teams qualify for next year's tournament in Russian Federation, with the fourth-place squad going to a playoff against Asia's No. 5 nation. Fabian Johnson's shot off of a corner kick was saved by Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Jan Michael Williams in the fourth minute, and there were other opportunities for the United States to get on the scoreboard in the game's first 30 minutes. Read More »

GJM supporters clash with police, CM says they have no issue

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The Morcha is trying to gain political relevance by holding these protests", Banerjee observed at the end of her Cabinet meeting. Later, the GJM called for a 12-hour shutdown in the north Bengal hills on Friday to protest what it said was "indiscriminate police action on peaceful demonstrators". Read More »

Qatar state TV shuts down website after hacking attempts

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Al Jazeera has not specified the type, or types, of attack. According to Dawn.com, Al-Jazeera, one of the largest news organisations in the world, has always been a source of conflict between Qatar and its neighbors, who accuse the broadcaster of bias and fomenting trouble in the region. Read More »

Presidency hangs in balance in case before Brazil court

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Military Police take positions outside the headquarters of the Superior Electoral Court in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Brazil's President Michel Temer, second right, sits next to President of the Chamber of Deputies Rodrigo Maia, right, and the President of the National Congress Eunicio Oliveira, second left, and his Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha, as they attend a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Read More »

On Trump Twitter, conservatives stand by their man during Comey hearing

On May 16, the New York Times published a bombshell story about a memo Comey wrote detailing how Trump asked him "to shut down the federal investigation" into Flynn. As Comey's written testimony underscored, he and the USA president had an awkward, topsy-turvy relationship. Mr Comey may not have delivered the smoking gun that some of Mr Trump's critics may have wished. Read More »

Kerala government announces new liquor policy, 700 bars to reopen

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The Chief Minister said the state government would implead in the connected case pending in the Supreme Court . Also in a boost for toddy, palm wine will now be served in three-star bars and above, which was not allowed earlier. Vijayan has also written to his counterparts in other states asking them to "stand together" and "oppose" the ban and urged the Prime Minister to withdraw the new regulations. Read More »

UP Board 12th Results 2017

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Rajasthan Board 10th Result 2017: RBSE 10th Result 2017 to be declare at rajresults.nic.in on June 8th at 4 PM, check the Rajasthan 10th result, marks, grade from the official website . Take a print out for further reference. We wish all the best to all students who are waiting for their BSER Class 10 result 2017 in Rajasthan. The result will be available on the official website of the board . Read More »

ISIS is killing hundreds of civilians fleeing Mosul

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Updating reports of hundreds of civilians being killed in Mosul on May 31, the UN Human Rights Office has issued a statement confirming that USA airstrikes killed between 50 and 80 civilians themselves , while ISIS also killed "hundreds" of civilians over a three day span in that time. Read More »

Defense chief: North Korea a 'clear and present danger'

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The comments came after weeks of the Trump administration seeking to stop North Korea from carrying out a success of tests with ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons. Indian Prime Minister terms sea lanes passing through the strategic South China Sea as the main arteries of global trade. China, on the other hand, is a growing power that has benefited from 70 years of peace in the Pacific, but disregarded the concerns of some other Pacific nations, the secretary said. Read More »

At least 25 die in India fireworks factory explosion

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The factory is located around 10 kms from the district headquarters in the Kotwali police station limits. The deceased were labourers who were working at the factory when the explosion took place. As per preliminary investigation, intense heat caused a spark during cracker assembling that ignited the fire, he said. The medical expenses of the injured will be borne by the state government . Read More »

President Trump lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns

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Like his three most recent predecessors, Trump never served in combat nor the active-duty military, and at one point during his campaign past year he offended veterans by denigrating the service of Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.), who served in the U.S. Army during World War II and suffered severe injuries. Trump also remembered Army Sniper Christopher Horton and Special Forces Captain Andrew D. Read More »

Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats - a party in search of an agenda Sanders concerned Trump tried to "derail" Russian Federation probe Senate GOP paves way for ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (I-Vt.), however, countered that the Senate parliamentarian had only made a decision about a provision in the House bill , not the entire legislation. Read More »

Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'

Thousands were killed, and many suffered life-changing injuries - including the current Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, who lost the use of his right arm following a bomb attack in 1981. The ministry released their photographs and first names. Iranians have been repeatedly told that the mounting losses their country is suffering overseas are a sacrifice worth making in order to prevent attacks at home. Read More »

Tehran terrorist attackers identified, photos released (+18)

On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Ministry released photos of terrorist attackers in Tehran , saying they were linked to an ISIS ringleader killed past year in western province of Kermanshah. Hezbollan and Iran are locked in twin military conflicts in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State jihadists and Gulf- and Western-backed local opposition forces. Read More »

PIA to bring home pilgrims stranded in Doha

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A spokesman of the CAA stated that stranded passengers, majority of them pilgrims wanted to reach Saudi Arabia , would be transported to their destinations through other airlines. 400 Pakistanis were transferred to Muscat airport through special planes of Qatar Airlines while the 150 persons were rescued through similar operations in the second shift. Read More »

Sri Lanka runs to rescue flood victims as death toll increases

At least 151 people have been killed and 111 are missing because of flooding from monsoon rains across southwestern portions of Sri Lanka , according to the country's Ministry of Disaster Management. "Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake , who was present to receive the ship, said that we are grateful to India for sending relief at such a short notice so quickly". Read More »

ISRO Successfully Launches GSLV Mark III Rocket With GSAT-19 Satellite

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Both the GSLV MkIII, weighing 640 tonnes, and the GSAT-19 satellite with a 3,136-kg payload, are the heaviest in ISRO's space programme so far. On May 05, 2017, ISRO launched the South Asia Satellite of GSAT which took three-years to built and was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gift to the India's SAARC neighbors. Read More »

Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

Asked if Trump was wrong about his assessment of the London Mayor , the Prime Minister told reporters: "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job". The billionaire property developer's sons Donald Trump Jnr and Eric Trump have now rallied behind their father's barbed attacks on London's first Muslim Mayor. Read More »

Trump lawyer denies president demanded Comey's loyalty

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Mr Trump later admitted that the Russian Federation investigation was part of his reasoning. "What we didn't know was, at the same time that this investigation was proceeding, the president himself appears to have been engaged in an effort to influence, or at least co-opt, the director of the FBI", he said. Read More »

Boko Haram attacks leave 6 dead, dozens hurt in Nigeria

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He hailed the partnership support from global partners such as the UN, World Food Programme, NEMA, the military, the police, other security agencies and state governments in the region. On the suicide bomb attacks at Muna area, Chukwu said three male suicide bombers detonated the improvised explosive devices on their bodies. The police now say they recovered 14 bodies while 24 others were injured. Read More »