• So it begins: Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU
So it begins: Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

In particular, some agreement must be reached on issues including how much money Britain owes to Brussels on departure, and on the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain after Brexit , before talks on a future trading and political relationship can begin.

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  • Jaitley to chair 17th GST Council meeting on Sunday
Jaitley to chair 17th GST Council meeting on Sunday

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) welcomed the relaxation in filing returns under GST for July and August. For August, the new deadline for GSTR-1 is September 20 instead of September 10. However, the transition to seamless movement of goods does not appear to be a reality in the GST regime anytime soon in absence of e-way bill clearanc...

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  • Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election
Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election

This is the most expensive House race in US history, potentially topping $50 million. And it gives Democrats a chance to prove they can flip at least 24 GOP-held seats and reclaim a House majority in the 2018 midterm elections. Those are some of the rationales that could ultimately settle what both campaigns agree will be a close race, despite Repu...

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  • Attack on mosque happened after community gathered to remember Jo Cox
Attack on mosque happened after community gathered to remember Jo Cox

One man was pronounced dead at the scene and eight people were taken to hospital. "We stand together with our communities following the news of another horrific terrorist incident, which appears to be a deliberate attack on innocent people as they walked home from Finsbury Park Mosque after prayers", he said.

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  • Special prosecutor 'investigating business dealings of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner'
Special prosecutor 'investigating business dealings of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner'

USA TODAY previously reported that the FBI was investigating Kushner for his contact with Russian officials, but there was no word at that time that his financial dealings were part of the probe. The development comes a day after the daily reported that Mueller had extended his probe into determining whether the President tried to obstruct justice...

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  • 'Sombre' Britain prepares for historic Brexit talks
'Sombre' Britain prepares for historic Brexit talks

Barnier has warned that the negotiations must be wrapped up by October 2018 to allow time for all parties to ratify a final accord by March 2019. This breaking news story is being updated as more information emerges - please refresh the page for the most recent version.

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  • Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks
Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks

Mr Kushner, along with Jason Greenblatt , a top national security aide, will travel to Jerusalem and Ramallah to meet with members of both Israeli and Palestinian leadership, according to White House officials. "Territories to continue the discussion about the possibility of peace", Greenblatt tweeted Sunday night. Trump has previously sai...

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  • The Eid Holiday For The Private Sector Has Just Been Announced
The Eid Holiday For The Private Sector Has Just Been Announced

During Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, Muslims observe a dawn-to-dusk fast, engaging in spiritual reflections and charitable activities. The Taipei Department of Information and Tourism will host an all day party to celebrate Eid al-Fitr close to the Taipei Main Station, from 8-5. It is not to be confused with Eid al-Adha, a sep...

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  • Germany: no punishment for UK, but EU exit good for no one
Germany: no punishment for UK, but EU exit good for no one

Britain and the European Union have less than two years to agree on the terms of their relationship post-Brexit. He said he views the talks with "informed optimism". European People's Party caucus leader Manfred Weber told German radio station Bayern 2 Monday: "Our big problem is that we have no picture, no idea at all what the British want".

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  • Terror suspect dead after ramming police car in Paris
Terror suspect dead after ramming police car in Paris

Another report by AFP states that a auto rammed into a police van before bursting into flames. Officers say a security operation is underway in the city's popular Champs Élysées shopping district Monday morning, and they have sealed off the area.

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  • Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU
Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

An early election this month, in which Prime Minister Theresa May lost her majority, only added to the problems. However, it faces the prospect of delivering a Queen's speech while still thrashing out a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party.

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  • Ohio Mom, Daughters Found Dead in Bed
Ohio Mom, Daughters Found Dead in Bed

An overnight standoff ended peacefully Tuesday morning as SWAT escorted a man out of a Brunswick, Ohio home in handcuffs. Authorities confirmed a stun gun was ultimately used to subdue the suspect . Brinkman had evidence that linked him to the North Canton couple's slaying when he was taken into custody , Loeding told Cleveland.com. Bri...

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  • Bihar board 10th Results 2017 likely to be declared tomorrow
Bihar board 10th Results 2017 likely to be declared tomorrow

Nearly all the national and state boards have declared its Class 10 result , but the students of Bihar Board are still waiting for their matric result for the year 2017. Don't forget to download and take a print. Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) that is popularly known as Bihar Board was established to conduct Secondary (Class 10) and Higher ...

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  • 79 now believed to have died in London high-rise fire
79 now believed to have died in London high-rise fire

Grief and disbelief at seeing a tower that had been home to up to 600 people reduced to a burned-out shell turned to outrage and anger. The fire, which started just before 1:00am on Wednesday, surprised many as they slept and the speed with which it spread shocked fire experts.

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  • Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative
Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

A who's who of technology names is expected to attend, including Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook , Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Amazon .com CEO Jeff Bezos , Oracle Co-CEO Safra Catz and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty. It's been six months since President Trump's last roundtable with Silicon Valley leaders. Uber's Travis Kalanick and T...

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  • Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule
Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

Particular concerns have been raised about the rain- screen cladding used on the outside of the tower, which experts said might have accelerated the inferno that consumed the entire block in just 15 minutes. The PM had been widely criticised for her response in the aftermath of the tragedy. "But being with colleagues from the London fire brig...

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  • Darjelling unrest: GJM protest to continue; Rajnath appeals for calm
Darjelling unrest: GJM protest to continue; Rajnath appeals for calm

Pro-Gorkhaland protesters raised slogans at Chowk Bazaar and burnt an effigy of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee . Singh had on Saturday also spoken to Banerjee and asked her to take all possible steps so that peace is restored in the picturesque hill station where people are protesting against "imposition" of Bengali in schools by making the lang...

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  • Driver plows into crowd outside London mosque, injuring 10
Driver plows into crowd outside London mosque, injuring 10

May addressed the nation after an attacker drove a van into a crowd of people near a mosque last night, killing one person and injuring 10. Mohammed Kozbar‏: Our thoughts and prayers with those who got injured and effected by this cowardly attack in Finsbury Park area, many casualties in the floor.

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  • France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

Abstention was particularly high in low-income areas, reopening the debate about France's social divide, the Guardian reported. Chris Scicluna, head of economic research at Daiwa Capital Markets , said: "While Macron didn't fare quite as well as last week's projections suggested, the parliament seems highly likely to grant him the specia...

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  • US Shoots Down Syrian Air Force Fighter
US Shoots Down Syrian Air Force Fighter

US Central Command confirmed that one of its F-18 Super Hornets downed the Syrian aircraft, which it said had dropped bombs near the American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF ). Iran said the missile strike by its powerful Revolutionary Guard hit Syria's eastern city of Deir el-Zour on Sunday night and was in retaliation for two attacks i...

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  • Indonesian Sukhoi jet fighters ready to stop terrorists from Philippines
Indonesian Sukhoi jet fighters ready to stop terrorists from Philippines

The Philippine military has said that some of the Islamist militants, who were made up of local insurgent groups, including the Maute Group, that have pledged allegiance to Islamic State but also some foreign fighters, may have mingled with evacuees to slip away during the battle for Marawi that has raged for nearly four weeks.

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  • Comatose student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio, USA
Comatose student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio, USA

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the State Department secured Warmbier's release at the direction of President Donald Trump . Warmbier is escorted to his March 2016 trial in Pyongyang, North Korea , at which he was sentenced to 15 years in prison and hard labor.

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  • Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021
Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

On the other hand, NAIJ.com also reported that Morata has agreed to join United after failing to secure a first team place with the Spanish giants. Manchester United appear to be desperate to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to the club, but their next best option is him leaving Real Madrid for another club - as they will still benefit.

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  • UN says up to 65.6 million displaced globally
UN says up to 65.6 million displaced globally

About 3.3 million people were displaced, with 737,400 being externally displaced. And almost 70 years after Palestinians first fled today's Israel, some 5.3 million Palestinians are now living as refugees - the highest level ever recorded, UNHCR said.

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  • Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game
Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

Steve Scalise . The gunman , identified by authorities as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson from Belleville, Illinois , was killed in a gunfight with Capitol Hill police officers during the attack. The annual GOP-Democrats baseball game, which raises money for charity, will go forward as planned Thursday evening and a big crowd is expected. The ...

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  • London mosque attack suspect now arrested on terror grounds
London mosque attack suspect now arrested on terror grounds

Met Police have now confirmed that the man detained at the scene with the help of members of the public has further been arrested for on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder .

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  • Hammond: 'Bad deal could suck lifeblood out of UK'
Hammond: 'Bad deal could suck lifeblood out of UK'

Mr Hammond , speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, said: "My understanding is the cladding in question, this flammable cladding which is banned in Europe and the U.S., is also banned here". The question is what do we put in its place in order to deliver the objectives the Prime Minister set out in her Lancaster House speech of having no hard la...

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  • White man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured
White man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured

Another neighbour said Osborne had not lived there for 10 years and that he had a "family and children in Cardiff". Manchester was also hit by a severe attack when a bomber killed more than 20 people at an Ariana Grande concert. All of the casualties were Muslims, he added. Speaking outside Downing Street following the attack, which police ...

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  • In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation
In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

Rod J. Rosenstein, deputy attorney general, last month named Robert B. Mueller, a former FBI director, as a special counsel to lead the sprawling investigation into the extent of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and whether any of Trump's associates colluded in that effort.

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  • N. Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue
N. Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue

The UN Security Council voted unanimously to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes to a UN sanctions blacklist, but Chinese opposition blocked tougher new sanctions that the United States was pushing.

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  • Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy
Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy

President Donald Trump will today announce plans to roll back former President Obama's 2015 rapprochement with Cuba. The dozen accepted reasons for travel included reasons such as "educational activities" or "support for the Cuban people" and - as Politico reports - there was little to no enforcement of making sure USA travelers actually h...

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  • Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner
Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

India won the toss and made a decision to field first in the Champions Trophy final at The Oval. Amir, who missed Pakistan s eight-wicket semi-final win over England with a back spasm, finished with three wickets for 16 runs in six overs.

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  • House passes bill to deny health insurance tax credits to illegal immigrants
House passes bill to deny health insurance tax credits to illegal immigrants

The remarks, first reported by the Associated Press , were a surprising critique of a Republican-written House measure whose passage Mr. Trump fought for and embraced. As was the case in the House, moderates and hardline conservatives are trying to push the bill in opposite directions. That bill was widely criticized for allowing states to seek ...

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  • Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northern Ireland crisis
Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northern Ireland crisis

Speaking yesterday Mr Eastwood said: "We've had a positive meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street this afternoon". "We are continuing to have talks but today, as you will imagine, there has been a real focus on this bad tragedy in London ", May said.

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  • G7 Environmental Summit kicks off on Sunday but United States leaves early
G7 Environmental Summit kicks off on Sunday but United States leaves early

Germany and California, the US's wealthiest state, agreed Saturday to work together to keep the Paris accords on track. Pruitt met Koichi Yamamoto, Japan's environment minister, before the meeting. I am proud of Gov. Inslee stepping up and working with other governors to honor the commitment made in Paris. Environmental Protection Agency...

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