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U.S. seen trying to calm waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

U.S. seen trying to calm waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the move was rooted in longstanding differences and urged the parties to resolve them. Saudi Arabia and its closest Gulf State allies are also closing ...

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Criticised over London mayor tweets, Trump steps up attack

Two days from a parliamentary election that has been upended by a van and knife attack that killed seven people in the heart of London, Prime Minister Theresa May's record on security dominated the ...

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Saudi and UAE banks suspend business with Qatari banks amid diplomatic crisis

Saudi and UAE banks suspend business with Qatari banks amid diplomatic crisis

The region is still facing a race to secure future energy supply for power generation, and new and renewable energy sources are the prime solution. Qatar's first response struck a defiant tone. We h...

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt And Other Arab Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties With Qatar

FlightRadar24, a popular airplane tracking website, said Qatar Airway flights already had started to be affected. Budget carriers FlyDubai and Air Arabia are also cancelling routes to Doha , with...

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Khuram Butt is terrorist behind London Bridge attack

Rachid Redouane , 30 (31.7.86) had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. "JTAC - that's the independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre - have confirmed that the national threat level remains at Severe...

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Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

A resident in Derna heard four powerful explosions, and told Reuters that the strikes had targeted camps used by fighters belonging to the Majlis al-Shura militant group. Luy said that whoever "kill...

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Trump doubles down on criticizing London mayor after deadly attacks

To huge applause, Khan told those gathered for the service in Potters Fields Park, near London's City Hall: "As a proud and patriotic British Muslim I say this you do not commit these disgusting act...

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What Does Trump Gain By Attacking His Own Justice Department on Twitter?

What Does Trump Gain By Attacking His Own Justice Department on Twitter?

U.S. President Donald Trump faced criticism and claims that he undercut his own stalled travel order pending before the Supreme Court by saying it is "watered down" and "politically correct" and s...

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Two of Three London Attackers Named by British Police

Corbyn noted that for six years, police numbers fell while May was in charge of security as interior minister, implementing a budget-cutting drive. A string of opinion polls over the past couple of we...

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Champions Trophy: Bangladesh wins toss and bats vs Australia

Batting first Bangladesh were restricted to 182 and set a below-par target of 183 for Australia to chase and they were well-placed to register an easy win. This gesture of the player makes Bangla...

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S. Korean official suspended over US missile defense report

Wee told investigators he did so because the South Korean and US militaries decided not to publicize the four launchers' arrivals, presidential official Yoon Young-chan told a televised news conferenc...

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Former employee shoots five dead at Orlando workplace

Former employee shoots five dead at Orlando workplace

The Orange County Sheriff's Office said on its official Twitter account that the situation has been contained. Demings said that the Neumann was a disgruntled former employee who was sacked in April...

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Doha flights as per schedule: Jet Airways, IndiGo

A similar diplomatic spat erupted in 2014 , in which diplomats from various Gulf countries were withdrawn from Qatar but air links and borders remained open. In the UAE, subsidiary satellite network...

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#NoMuslimBanEver trends after court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

Trump has signed two executive orders restricting travelers from a handful of majority-Muslim countries and putting a temporary moratorium on refugees. Furthermore, the Fourth Circuit held that while ...

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Men charged in 36 deaths at ramshackle Oakland warehouse

The document says the two men then proceeded to allow large crowds to commune for concerts and events and at one point let up to 25 people live in the warehouse space. The two men were arrested and ea...

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Trump renews feud with London mayor over terror attack

Seven people were killed and 18 others are still fighting for their lives in hospitals around the capital after three attackers targeted revellers enjoying themselves on a night out in the popular di...

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United Nations breaks Cyprus impasse, talks to resume in Geneva this month

United Nations breaks Cyprus impasse, talks to resume in Geneva this month

Guterres concluded by saying that he "will reach out to the other participants of the conference - Greece , Turkey and the United Kingdom and the European Union as an observer". Both sides had agreed...

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Jeremy Corbyn backtracks over PM resignation comments

Jeremy Corbyn backtracks over PM resignation comments

Serwotka said the number of PCSOs in the Met had fallen 68% since 2010, while Ben Priestley, from Unison, which represents civilian police staff outside London, said the equivalent fall outside the ca...

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Five killed in Florida workplace shooting

Five killed in Florida workplace shooting

He knew the men and women who were shot. Snyder would have been retiring in 2018 and was described by coworkers as a dedicated employee who always came tho the shop early and left at late hours. Last ...

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Smith frustrated by yet another Champions Trophy washout

There was brief hope after a 55 minute delay that play may restart, with the second innings reduced to 43 overs, but by the time the ground staff had worked tirelessly to remove the covers the rain ...

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Marawi City siege was start of extremist plan Featured — AFP chief

Zia Alonto Adiong, a local politician who is coordinating efforts to get people out of the city, said there were bodies of civilians in Marawi . The Armed Forces of the Philippines today, May 31 ...

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Louis area mother, daughter left London Bridge minutes befor

Louis area mother, daughter left London Bridge minutes befor

A Canadian and a French national were among those who died, while the 48 injured included people of many nationalities.The national health authority said 18 people remained in a critical condition.A p...

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Airlines in Middle East break away from flying to Qatar

The moves came in quick succession, with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and the Maldives all announcing that they were ending diplomatic relations with Doha and giving Qata...

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United Kingdom police names two London attackers, says one previously known to them

He was the second of the seven victims in Saturday night's attack to be identified. While on Monday a family feared for their son whose bank card was found on the body of one of the victims, however...

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#RG17: Murray takes on tricky Khachanov for a spot in last eight

Eighth-seeded Japanese Nishikori reached his seventh grand slam quarter-final with a 0-6 6-4 6-4 6-0 win over unseeded Spaniard Fernando Verdasco . Nishikori paid a similar tribute - even if his ...

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Tobacco kills over 7 million every year, scars environment

The report pointed out that tobacco waste is the biggest type of litter by count worldwide, with between 10 billion and 15 billion cigarettes sold every day and disposed in the ecosystem. Moeti ...

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London Police ID Two of the Perpetrators of Saturday's Terrorist Attack

Armed police arrived and shot the attackers dead within eight minutes of the first emergency call. Another 11 people were already in custody. British police on Monday identified two of the three men...

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Middle East tensions, Comey testimony weigh on dollar

U.S. WTI crude futures were down 0.57 percent to $47.13 per barrel while Brent futures were down 0.51 percent to $49.22 per barrel. The dollar was down 0.6 percent at 109.770 yen JPY=, its lowest ...

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Diplomatic Rift Between Gulf Arab Allies And Qatar Presents Fresh Challenges

Diplomatic Rift Between Gulf Arab Allies And Qatar Presents Fresh Challenges

Nasser Al-Khater, a senior figure with Qatar's World Cup organising body, recently claimed that up to 1.3 million fans would visit Doha in 2022, the majority from the Gulf and "mainly from Saudi ...

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Police name two London attackers, say one previously known to them

After police named two of the attackers and revealed that one was previously known to security agencies, Prime Minister Theresa May faced further questions about her record overseeing cuts to police n...

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One Manchester Benefit Raises $3 Million, Draws Massive Audience

Around 50,000 fans crammed into Old Trafford cricket ground under the watchful eye of hundreds of police, including a significant number of armed officers, a sight that would be unusual under normal c...

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WWDC 2017: 5 major announcements from Apple's Keynote address

Several announcements were made Monday at the annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose. Apple is also introducing an optional feature in IOS 11 called Do Not Disturb While Dri...

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Snap Inc acquires location analytics startup for $200 mn

Snap Inc acquires location analytics startup for $200 mn

Geekwire originally learned of the deal last week, but both companies were keeping it quiet. Geekwire, who broke the news earlier today, reports the company was acquired for more than $200 million....

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Sturgeon insists Scots must be offered independence as Brexit opt-out

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said: " Nicola Sturgeon tried her usual trick today of trying to ignore independence in her speech, but making sure she's pushing for it in her manifesto"...

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Gulf widens: 6 Arab states cut Qatar ties over terror

The feud - the most serious in decades among some the region's most key Western allies - has been in the background as Qatar increasingly flexed its political muscle across the region, including bac...

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Scotland Yard reveals names of two terrorists behind London Bridge attack

Brisbane woman Sara Zelenak is reportedly missing after the attack . Prime Minister Theresa May , whose Conservatives had initially held a large lead in opinion polls, appeared to be losing ground...

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Ireland has made history by electing their first openly gay Prime Minister

A headline in the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom reads: "Son of Indian immigrant on course to become Ireland's first openly gay prime minister after being chosen to succeed Enda Kenny". "I want to t...

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Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom is Director-General of WHO

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom is Director-General of WHO

Sania Nishtar for the role. The new elect swept 133 votes and two abstentions over his main rival Nabarro who only secured 50 votes in an election eligible 185 member States of the total 194 WHO's m...

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Police name 2 suspects of London Bridge attack

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the brazen attack that started on London Bridge , where three attackers drove a rented white van onto a sidewalk and into pedestrians. "We're ...

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Yellow weather warning for rain issued across the north west

Yellow weather warning for rain issued across the north west

A new weather alert for heavy rain has been issued for much of England and Wales with torrential downpours and high winds predicted to cause travel problems and flooding. The warning also applies to t...

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