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British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as Deputy PM

British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as Deputy PM

Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas is not impressed. UK Conservative politician Michael Gove made a shock return to the Cabinet this weekend when he was named the country's Secretary of State fo...

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Iran Launches Missiles into Syria targeting ISIS

Iran Launches Missiles into Syria targeting ISIS

Iran has been aiding the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and is a key ally to the Syrian forces alongside Russian Federation and the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement. Both are on the oppos...

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Trump says he supports Senate healthcare bill

The bill was a revised version of a healthcare bill passed by the House of Representatives last month. Only 50 votes are needed to pass this bill in the Senate, and Republicans hold 52 seats. Unde...

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World Cup in Qatar Under Threat as Saudi Arabia Joins Blockade

World Cup in Qatar Under Threat as Saudi Arabia Joins Blockade

The small Gulf Arab state is a critical global supplier of gas and hosts the biggest USA military base in the Middle East. He says the elements of a resolution are available. The emirate was respondin...

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Jeffrey Donaldson: 'Very Good Chance' Of Tory Deal

They did not comment about when they expect a deal, if any, to be sealed. The Conservatives had hoped to secure a "confidence and supply" deal with the DUP , whereby the party's members of parl...

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Police arrest 15 men for 'celebrating' Pakistan win over India

Police arrest 15 men for 'celebrating' Pakistan win over India

Sarfraz's side thrashed title-holders India by 180 runs in a remarkable final at The Oval on Sunday having been the lowest ranked of the eight nations at the outset of this one-day global tournament...

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Thousands turn out for funeral of murdered Muslim teen

Thousands turn out for funeral of murdered Muslim teen

Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., who counted Hassanen among his constituents, was one of many political figures who attended. "I just wanted to support the family and the community", said Omar Ghowrwal, ...

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Four Arab countries give Qatar 10 days to close Al Jazeera

But Qatar's government has said that it will not negotiate on such terms until a block on transport and diplomatic links is lifted. Doha has denied financing extremism. Other demands on the list...

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Five electrocuted at water park in Turkey

Five electrocuted at water park in Turkey

Workers at the park cut off the power and all five were rushed to hospital, but their hearts had already stopped from the electric shock, the Daily Sabah said. Turkish gendarmerie officials said there...

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A storm named Cindy could disrupt your Saturday

Before being downgraded to a depression, Cindy hit southwestern Louisiana early Thursday as a powerful tropical storm that dropped between 2 and 10 inches of rain along the Gulf Coast and left a 10-...

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Philippines says school hostage drama over, 31 captives freed

Hundreds of gunmen attacked troops in a southern Philippine village on Wednesday in a hit-and-run assault that may have been meant to help Islamist militants engaged in a nearby urban war, authorities...

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Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar issued a steep list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, insisting that their Persian Gulf neighbor shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back dip...

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Deadly London tower blaze began in a Hotpoint fridge freezer

She said that all of the bodies that were intact have been removed from the 24-story tower block and that the death toll remained at 79. McCormack added that every company that was involved with t...

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Isle of Wight Father Found Guilty Over Unauthorised Term-Time Holiday

Isle of Wight Father Found Guilty Over Unauthorised Term-Time Holiday

Platt was given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £2,000 costs plus a £20 surcharge. Paul Greatorex QC outlined his case for an "abuse of process" argument by saying Platt's daugh...

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Aus to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

Syrian forces and Iranian-backed militias supporting them are reaching east closer to American-backed fighters, and this includes forces of the Pentagon hopes pursuing the militants into the Euphrate...

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N. Korea says it freed United States student over humanitarian reasons

N. Korea says it freed United States student over humanitarian reasons

As he spoke to the media Thursday, Fred Warmbier also said he was glad to be wearing the same jacket his son had worn during his court appearance in North Korea . Yesterday we learned that Unive...

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Soccer player Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

But Cope report that if the judge is of the view that Ronaldo has committed a criminal offence, the case would go to trial in the Provincial Court and could lead to a prison sentence. Cristiano ...

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Kenyan appeals court says presidential results from constituencies to be final

Kenyan appeals court says presidential results from constituencies to be final

The Court of Appeal is today expected to make a landmark decision on tallying of presidential election results. "There is no merit in this application, which we accordingly dismiss". It is the IEBC's ...

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Arab States Issue List of Demands to End Crisis With Qatar

Reuters cited an official from one of the four Arab countries. -Shut down Al-Jazeera, the Doha-based network that some governments in the region have long accused of promoting the Muslim Brotherho...

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Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar - minister

Cutting ties to Iran would prove incredibly hard. - Cut ties to extremist organizations. "They are impossible to be met because they interfere in Qatar's foreign policy and Qatar considers its...

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Brexit: Theresa May outlines offer to protect EU citizens in the UK

Those there for less would be allowed to stay until they reach the five-year threshold for " settled status ". The introduction of a grace period raises the prospect that large numbers of people w...

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Qatar signs $12B deal to buy F-15 jets from US

The agreement is for the purchase of a number of F-15 fighter jets, a sale which the Pentagon says will ensure that Qatar has "state-of-the-art" defensive capabilities. The Qatari defense ministry i...

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A record number of refugees were displaced in 2016

A record number of refugees were displaced in 2016

South Sudan , the world´s fastest growing refugee crisis, has by now forced 1.9 million people to flee across the border. The global community of refugees includes 5.3 million Palestinians, wh...

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North Korea conducts rocket engine test to develop ICBM

The previous intercept test, conducted in February, had been successful. The United States assessed that the test, the latest in a series of engine and missile tests this year, could be for the sm...

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Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $447.8 Million Sold In Riverside County

The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has grown to an estimated $435 million, the eighth-largest in Powerball history. The numbers drawn were 32, 26, 20, 38, 58 . The victor has a year to co...

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Al Jazeera: Call for closure siege against journalism

Saudi Arabia , Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have sent a 13-point list of demands apparently aimed at dismantling their tiny but wealthy neighbor's two decade-old interventionist forei...

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Grenfell fire: Faulty fridge freezer confirmed as cause

According to Detective McCormack, The Sun reported, insulation and tiles on the block had failed safety tests and the tests carried out as part of the investigation were "small scale". Police said...

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Belgium has identified station bomber

Belgium has identified station bomber

The man then shouted " Allahu akbar ", Arabic for "God is great", before a soldier shot him dead, the magistrate said. He later died of his injuries and his home in Molenbeek was searched by special...

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DEVELOPING: Police say freezer caused fatal tower fire; tiles failed safety tests

DEVELOPING: Police say freezer caused fatal tower fire; tiles failed safety tests

When speaking about the 79 people dead, presumed dead or missing, McCormack said: "I fear that there are more". McCormack called on anyone with information on who might have been in the tower to com...

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British schoolboys wear skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave

British schoolboys wear skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave

The school announced that they would start allowing male students to wear shorts during hot days. "We feel that introducing a change in uniform part way through this year would put undue pressure on s...

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Grenfell Tower cladding 'failed all safety tests', say police

The government has ordered an immediate examination of the refrigerator model that started the blaze. "We offer our most profound condolences to the victims, those who have lost loved-ones, homes, a...

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Gulf Crisis: Iran sends tons of food stock to Qatar

Despite the country being at the centre of a diplomatic crisis which has seen Qatar cut off politically - and economically - from neighbouring Gulf countries, organisers were unworried, said the sou...

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Senate Approves Measure Limiting Trump's Power Over Russia Sanctions

Senate Approves Measure Limiting Trump's Power Over Russia Sanctions

The bipartisan support for the year's most significant GOP-backed limitation on Trump comes as the White House remains silent on the plan to sanction Moscow , even as President Putin pushes back...

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S. Korean president inspects test-firing of home-grown ballistic missile

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday inspected the test-firing of a home-grown ballistic missile to show the country's defense capability against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPR...

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Grenfell Tower fire caused by faulty fridge, reveals probe

The fire in the Grenfell Tower, a high-rise apartment block in North Kensington, London, started on June 14 and quickly engulfed the entire edifice, trapping some 120 families inside. So far, 164 p...

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Investigators Secretly Tried To Get Philando Castile's Girlfriend's Phone & Facebook Records

Investigators Secretly Tried To Get Philando Castile's Girlfriend's Phone & Facebook Records

Last Friday (June 16), Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of all charges. The shooting death of Castile, 32, in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights triggered local protests and fueled debate across the ...

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Trump says he's told 'a straight story' on Comey

With Mueller investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and its potential collusion with the Trump campaign - as well as possible obstruction of justice by Trump himself - the...

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Funeral for US college student who died after North Korean detention

It was just back in 2013 that Warmbier served as salutatorian of his graduating class. Thousands of mourners have gathered to farewell Otto Warmbier, the United States student who died after being...

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Philippine rebels free hostages from school, military says

Philippine rebels free hostages from school, military says

Duterte has said politicians, including some linked to the illegal drug trade, may have covertly backed the militants, who stockpiled arms and supplies before launching their audacious plot in Mara...

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Brexit: May offers hope for EU citizens, wins guarded praise

That means it's also one year since everyone was anxious about a Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and one year since Theresa May replaced him with her "strong and stable leadership". Apart from Gibralt...

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