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Qatar Airways calls on UN body to declare Qatar measures illegal

Both Tehran and Ankara have been sending foodstuffs to Qatar amid the blockage of transit routes by Saudi Arabia and the other countries. "Is it the beginning of reason and wisdom?" On June 5,...

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After 3 weeks, extremists still hold 20% of Marawi

President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on Mindanao on May 23, and the Philippine army has been fighting the militants for nearly three weeks. "Shortly after, we flew all flags in all...

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Secret Service says has no recordings made in Trump White House

There is still the possibility that recordings could have been created without the Secret Service's knowledge. Sessions is likely to face questions by the Senate Intelligence Committee over his de...

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Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' fire of Gulf crisis

Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' fire of Gulf crisis

This is while Trump's Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had just earlier attempted in a more diplomatically savvy manner to avoid a stirring up of tensions between the Arab countries involved in the di...

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Qatar Airways urges United Nations action to declare Gulf 'blockade' against carrier 'illegal'

Flynas tweeted that it seeks not only pilots but also sales, security, maintenance and other personnel. A United Nations aviation body should declare Gulf Arab measures against Qatari air traffic ...

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Singapore offers to help bankroll China's global ambitions

Singapore offers to help bankroll China's global ambitions

Experts say it faces stiff competition from other financial centers including Hong Kong and London, which also hope to play key roles in China's bid to integrate economies along the path of the histor...

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Second US appeals court keeps Donald Trump's travel ban blocked

Second US appeals court keeps Donald Trump's travel ban blocked

The three-judge panel of the court upheld a lower court decision and said Trump violated USA immigration law with the ban. Chin says the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Monday is everythi...

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Queen's Speech 'could be delayed'

Queen's Speech 'could be delayed'

The Prime Minister is facing a meeting of the backbench 1922 Committee later on Monday. Traditionally written on vellum, the Queen's Speech is now written on parchment paper in ink, which takes severa...

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Ten people remain in critical condition after London Bridge attack - Health Authority

Ten people remain in critical condition after London Bridge attack - Health Authority

This is undated three photo combo handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police on Tuesday June 6, 2017 of Khuram Shazad Butt, left, Rachid Redouane, centre and Youssef Zaghba who have been named ...

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Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Agreement

Disapproval for pulling out of the Paris deal, however, was divided along party lines. "Obviously I'm disappointed with the current American administration decision to pull out of Paris", Obama sai...

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Secret Service Does Not Have Any Comey Tapes

The Journal report doesn't necessarily mean there are no tapes of recorded White House conversations - just that the Secret Service doesn't have them. Now the Secret Service has told the Wall Str...

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Can 'emboldened' Labour form a minority government?

Trevor Greetham, head of multi asset at Royal London Asset Management added: 'A Labour-led progressive alliance is possible but we expect the Conservatives to form a minority administration reliant ...

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Gareth Southgate challenge for England Under-20 side

Gareth Southgate challenge for England Under-20 side

The last Under-20 World Cup in 2015 was won by Serbia, who beat a Brazil side containing Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus in the final. "I'm just enjoy this moment, have a break and then get ba...

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Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

David Ige signed legislation that supports the Paris Accord this week, making it the first state to implement aspects of the global agreement to fight climate change, reports NBC News . "This is wh...

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A Brexit strategy for a weak United Kingdom govt

A Brexit strategy for a weak United Kingdom govt

She said she could rely in Parliament on the support of her "friends" in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party after her governing Conservatives failed to emerge as clear winners. "The mand...

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Britons sign petition against Tory-DUP coalition, urging May to resign

Former Labour Party spokesman Alastair Campbell, whose government got the Good Friday agreement signed in 1998, said May was threatening the peace process by securing an alliance with one of the parti...

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US Attorney General to face questions on FBI director's firing

Now, before he even testifies, the focus is both on Sessions and whether or not he would appear before the TV cameras like former FBI Director James Comey did last week , when 19.5 million Americ...

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Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals

Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the government was not looking at a formal coalition but would seek assurances that the DUP would vote with May "on the big things" such as the budget, defence is...

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Trump says Qatar must end terrorism funding

S&P said those countries' severing of diplomatic and business links "will exacerbate Qatar's external vulnerabilities and could put pressure on economic growth and fiscal" stability. A woman shops in ...

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Michael Gove 'entirely unfit' to be Environment Secretary

THERESA May has begun a Cabinet reshuffle by trying to shore up her perilous position by making long-time political ally Damian Green her effective number two minister. The premier was unable to car...

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Emotional Katy Perry Talks About Depression, Taylor Swift In 96-Hour Livestream

The streaming release coincided with the debut of Katy's new project Witness , and fans were quick to criticize Taylor as "immature" for appearing to try and overshadow her competitor's big launc...

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Marker honors interracial couple who changed law

Supreme Court . The couple was charged with unlawful cohabitation and jailed in 1958 after a black 17-year old woman, Mildred Jeter married Richard Loving , a 23-year-old white construction worker,...

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SKorea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup

Controversial as they are, they would pale in comparison to the prospect of a World Cup being jointly hosted by South Korea and political enemies North Korea. Kim said it remains shocking that Korea...

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London Bridge attackers tried to rent larger truck

London Bridge attackers tried to rent larger truck

His story went viral after his parents spoke out to raise awareness for dry drowning's delayed symptoms , and it reached Staff Sgt. Garon Vega in Colorado. 'When she came in, she told us it's what's ...

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British PM May's future in doubt after shock United Kingdom election result

British PM May's future in doubt after shock United Kingdom election result

EU Council President Donald Tusk told Britain in a Tweet: "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations". "During uncertain times we know that freelancers and contractors are key ...

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Restore devolution or face return of direct rule, Foster tells Sinn Fein

We will talk to whoever is the largest party, it looks like the Conservatives. Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams made clear there was "no danger whatsoever" of his party ditching its abstentionist p...

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Demonstrators voice Russian corruption worries

A TASS correspondent reported from the courtroom that Navalny has been found guilty of a repeated administrative offense, in particular violating the rules of organizing or holding a rally. Petersburg...

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Trump reacts to Comey testimony (on Twitter, of course)

And there would be nothing wrong with it if I did say that, according to everybody that I've talked to today. "But I did not say that". "He did say under oath that you told him to let the Flynn - th...

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UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

According to reports of the meeting, she accepted personal responsibility for calling the snap election and for the result, which saw her party lose its overall majority and have to rely on the suppor...

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May leaves UK's Brexit far from strong and stable

May leaves UK's Brexit far from strong and stable

Clinging to power, May said the Tories would form a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats. As the election result sent shock waves across...

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Iran begins food aid flights into Qatar

Iran begins food aid flights into Qatar

Schools built with funds from Saudi Arabia are spreading across the Horn of Africa. "Qatar is of the opinion that dialogue is the best answer to this crisis". While there was no mention of the acces...

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Tory and Labour MPs plot secret deal to ensure soft Brexit

Tory and Labour MPs plot secret deal to ensure soft Brexit

On Monday, she faces members of the Conservatives' 1922 Committee, which can trigger a vote of confidence in a party leader if it receives letters from 15 percent of the party's MPs. Even if a deal is...

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Hindered May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

Hindered May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

In the opposition red corner is the Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn , a 68-year-old socialist who was elected leader by party members two years ago. May vowed to " fulfil the promise of Brexit", in...

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"Hard Brexit" plan is dead in the water: Scotland's Sturgeon

Sturgeon said on Monday that the disappointing results last week had left the United Kingdom government so unstable and weak it was vital that the British premier sought the support of devolved govern...

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Direct payments and soft border with Ireland must continue, DUP says

Mr Adams said the republican party is ready to do business with the DUP and the other main political parties in a bid to salvage devolution. Theresa May is facing a showdown with Conservative MPs ...

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UK Election: Queen OKs May Going Coalition Route

UK Election: Queen OKs May Going Coalition Route

Let's get on with the job". Former chancellor George Osborne predicted that Mrs May could be forced out of No 10 within a matter of days, saying she was "dead woman walking". The result has demolish...

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General election 2017: what happened and what's next for United Kingdom businesses?

Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday she will try to form a governing partnership with Northern Ireland's small party in the wake of an election setback that cost her Conservatives a majority ...

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'100 percent' ready to testify under oath

'100 percent' ready to testify under oath

President Donald Trump on Friday denied bombshell revelations by former FBI Director James Comey , offering to testify under oath on the matter. "I didn't say that", Trump said during a press...

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USA joins battle against Daesh-linked group in southern Philippines

USA joins battle against Daesh-linked group in southern Philippines

A U.S. Navy aircraft provided surveillance for the local troops as the battle raged in Marawi on Friday, confirming the involvement of the U.S. military in helping to end the urban insurrection at the...

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UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order: paper

The diplomatic crisis has seen Arab nations and others cut their ties to Qatar, which hosts a major US military base and will be the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. But the Kuwaiti-backed search fo...

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