• Brexit talks start with first United Kingdom concession
Brexit talks start with first United Kingdom concession

Outlining its official position last month , the European Union said it needed detailed guarantees so citizens have the same rights to work, pensions, education and healthcare - so they can live "as if Brexit never happened", in the words of one senior official.

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  • UK authorities charge Welsh man with murder in mosque attack
UK authorities charge Welsh man with murder in mosque attack

The suspect, who seemed to have a bruise around his left eye, will appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing. An initial post-mortem examination found he died from "multiple injuries". Osborne was arrested at the scene after being apprehended by the crowd. The heir to the throne said he was deeply impressed by Mohammed Mahmou...

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  • Saudi, most Gulf countries are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today
Saudi, most Gulf countries are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today

On Friday, the mosque opened its doors for the nationwide campaign "fast with a Muslim friend", which aims to teach non-Muslims about the significance of fasting during Ramadan. A Ramadan lantern, traditional symbol of the holy month. Additionally, Muslims fast in order to practice self discipline, self control and sacrifice.

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  • Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House
Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House

Kathleen Rice (D-NY), a frequent critic of Democratic leaders, called Thursday for a "change in leadership" and a "winning strategy" for House Democrats following a series of high-profile special election defeats. They just don't know how to make it happen. Wednesday, Pelosi stressed that now was the time for Democrats to come together. ...

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  • Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills
Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Many of those participating in the sit-in were disabled, and one protester held a sign reading "Capping Medicaid = death 4 disabled". ADAPT's statement also noted that the protest took place on the 18th anniversary ofOlmstead v. "Quite Literally Dragging People Away"Physically Removing Protesters" "Horrific Metaphor For Trumpcare"Are You Being...

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  • North Korea does it again, conducts another rocket engine test
North Korea does it again, conducts another rocket engine test

Tubby tyrant Kim Jong-un has test fired a number of missiles this year after threatening his enemies in the South and the US. North Korea has conducted several successful nuclear tests . Tensions spiked once again last week when United States student Otto Warmbier who was serving a hard labour sentence in North Korea for stealing a propaganda ...

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  • Toll from Pakistan Tanker Fire Climbs to 148
Toll from Pakistan Tanker Fire Climbs to 148

Bahawalpur's Victoria Hospital said it was treating 40 of the injured, all of whom have suffered 70% burns. Most of the dead were local villagers who came by to look at the wrecked tanker and motorists who stopped and attempted to gather fuel in containers.

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  • Modi, Shah to be present when Kovind files nomination on Friday
Modi, Shah to be present when Kovind files nomination on Friday

It is added strength for the NDA with Panneerselvam camp of the AIADMK also extending support to Ram Nath Kovind as the next president of India. "JD (U) will support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential polls", party's national spokesperson KC Tyagi announced after the meeting. Despite wide consensus on the candidature of Kovin...

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  • Rainbows, and politics too, at pride parade
Rainbows, and politics too, at pride parade

Police established checkpoints in the area, preventing groups from entering Istiklal Avenue and turning back individuals who were deemed to be associated with the planned march. "Our security will be provided by recognizing us in the constitution, by securing justice, by equality and freedom". We are people who have always experienced a state of em...

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  • Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar
Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

Among other things, the fellow Gulf states have demanded the closure of Al Jazeera TV, which is funded by the Qatari government. The US State Department had expressed in a Wednesday statement that "the list of demands will soon be presented to Qatar and will be reasonable and actionable".

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  • Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill
Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill

Trump says the Democrats' "theme is resist" and that "if it was the greatest bill ever proposed in mankind, we wouldn't get a vote" from them. "Folks with health coverage cards but no care because they can't afford the deductible", Health Secretary Tom Price said on CNN, making the rounds this morning news shows to promote the Senate Republican p...

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  • Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn enjoys hero's welcome at Glastonbury Festival
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn enjoys hero's welcome at Glastonbury Festival

He said, "Michael, you paved the way for space for all of us..." Even before his arrival, music fans at the festival were singing "Oh, Jeremy Corbyn " to the tune of " Seven Nation Army ". She said she wasn't surprised by his support among young people, having seen his popularity rise on social media. Festivalgoer Cara Cane wearing a Jeremy C...

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  • Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Senate leaders last week unveiled a revamped health care plan aimed at fulfilling Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare, the landmark reform of his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME said she has extreme reservations about the Senate healthcare bill. The Congressional Budget Office, which offers non-partisan a...

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  • Trump camp plans attack ads against health care bill holdout
Trump camp plans attack ads against health care bill holdout

They want to get some points. Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has pushed for a vote before the 4 July Independence Day holiday recess that begins at the end of this week. Senate GOP bill: Phases out additional funding under Obamacare by 2024 in states that expanded Medicaid; allows states to choose between a block grant ...

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  • SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation
SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

The World Taekwondo is the official IOC-recognized worldwide taekwondo body headquartered in Seoul . The South Korean leader is set to hold a first summit meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump in Washington next week, with the threat posed by North Korea set to feature high on their agenda.

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  • South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats
South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

Many South Koreans reacted with anger in online postings. He has revealed that only one United States rocket launcher was supposed to be deployed in South Korea in 2017, and five more in 2018. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in an interview published on Tuesday that Japan must "take legal responsibility for its actions" and "make an offic...

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  • Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right

Focus on the Family is active in opposing abortion, divorce, pornography, gambling and LGBT rights, including marriage equality and adoption by gay and lesbian couples. "(The ministry) represents timeless values our society needs to hear, now more than ever". Pence has a long anti-LGBT record, both as a congressman and as governor of IN, where h...

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  • Daniel Ricciardo would have bet all his money on not winning
Daniel Ricciardo would have bet all his money on not winning

Under an earlier safety vehicle Hamilton was hit by Vettel on the exit of turn 16. Crazy. You can be more effusive in your attempt to describe the Azerbaijan Grand Prix , the eighth round of the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, but the the word "crazy" just seems as apt as it is succinct.

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  • India, Portugal launch startup hub in first Indian PM visit
India, Portugal launch startup hub in first Indian PM visit

Earlier in November last year, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin came to India on a week-long state visit - the first by an Israeli President in almost 20 years. Costa thanked the expatriate Indian community's contribution to Portugal's economy and society. Trump will host Modi at the White House on Monday afternoon and the two leaders would spen...

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  • Iraqi Forces Free Hundreds Of Civilians In Mosul
Iraqi Forces Free Hundreds Of Civilians In Mosul

The Federal Police units were now very close to al-Sarj Khana district, one of the last remaining IS strongholds in the Old City. With the Iraqi advance, some in Mosul celebrated the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with children playing in squares on the eastern side of the city that had been liberate...

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  • Sultan Announce End Of 2017 Ramadan, Declares Sunday As Sallah
Sultan Announce End Of 2017 Ramadan, Declares Sunday As Sallah

Thousands of the Indonesian muslims congregrate during Eid al Fitr mass prayer in Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia, located in Central Jakarta, Indonesia. Eid al-Fitr closes out the month of Ramadan , a time when Muslims abstain from food and water from dawn till dusk. For the first time in almost two decades, the White...

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  • Shuttler Srikanth clinches Australian Open title
Shuttler Srikanth clinches Australian Open title

Chen had realised that it was not his day and after 46 minutes, Srikanth became only the second Indian to win the Australian Superseries. Srikanth Kadambi has won back to back to Open Series in Indonesia and Australia. Chen did well to stay within touching distance of Srikanth and led him 14-12 after the changeover as he made a concerted effort to ...

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  • Modi must raise H-1B visa issue with Trump: Indians in US
Modi must raise H-1B visa issue with Trump: Indians in US

Prime Minister Modi is known to plan his days meticulously, and would not take away two full days from his schedule to travel all the way to Washington and back, stopping off in Europe both ways in order to hold important meetings with the Heads of Government in Portugal and the Netherlands.

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  • Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar: UAE
Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar: UAE

The document has not been published but has been widely leaked and the demands are sweeping in their scope. According to foreign media, the 13-point list of demands includes the closure of Al Jazeera television, downgrading ties with Iran and extraditing "terrorists".

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  • Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85
Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

Gunmen in the port city of Karachi attacked police officers at a roadside restaurant, killing four of them before fleeing, senior police officer Asif Ahmed said. In December 2015, the same market was targeted by a suicide bomber, killing 22. Dozens of people were killed and more than 200 injured following a sequence of attacks on three of Pakista...

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  • 120 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Pakistan
120 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Pakistan

Dr Rizwan Naseer, rescue services chief for the Punjab , the country's second largest province, said numerous victims were beyond recognition and that the death toll was likely to rise. A number of other vehicles were also caught in the blaze. "People of the area and passersby had started gathering fuel when the tanker exploded, burning everyb...

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  • Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates
Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

But the Senate bill, like the version of the legislation passed by the House in May , also fundamentally transforms the structure of Medicaid spending going forward. In fact, one important change in the Senate's bill would likely make those significant problems much worse. "Now we are able to bring them in and get their blood sugars down, thei...

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  • Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill
Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill

In addition to Heller, Republicans expected to offer some pushback against the Senate bill include Maine's Susan Collins and Ohio's Rob Portman . That group said the legislation did not go far enough in its repeal of Obamacare . Now, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is planning a vote next week. Johnson said Friday he has not decide...

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  • Brussels bomber was Moroccan national carrying device filled with nails
Brussels bomber was Moroccan national carrying device filled with nails

Police raided the man's home overnight, Van Der Sypt said. A suspect , who died after being shot at the scene by soldiers, has been identified as a 37 year old man from the Brussels' neighborhood of Molenbeek, according to several Belgian media outlets.

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  • Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest
Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

However, the mother-of-three said political life still surprises her and that "there is a level of viciousness I was not expecting". Mr Comey had been overseeing an investigation into whether Mr Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation to swing the election when he was abruptly fired by the President in May.

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  • Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding
Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding

Mnuchin exchanged vows Saturday night with Louise Linton at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington . The bride wore a flowing lace gown and sparkling tiara for the nuptials. US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump step off Air Force One upon arrival at Rome's Fiumicino Airport on May 23, 2017. (Pool/Getty Images) Housin...

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  • Trump Admin OKs Drone Sale To India, Manufacturer Says
Trump Admin OKs Drone Sale To India, Manufacturer Says

He will also visit Portugal and the Netherlands. Officials were eager to downplay expectations of the visit that begins on Sunday, describing it as "no frills" - in contrast to Modi's first USA visit in 2014, when he basked in a rock star welcome at the Madison Square Garden arena in NY and addressed the United Nations.

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  • EU chief says British plan is below expectations
EU chief says British plan is below expectations

May had previously refused to guarantee the rights of Europeans until the futures of one million British expatriates living in the rest of the EU were also secured, and she said her proposal depended on a reciprocal deal. 'This is a fair and serious offer . Britain's prime-minister Theresa May gave a statement in front of the European Union bo...

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  • North Korea carries out another rocket engine test
North Korea carries out another rocket engine test

North Korea this year has tested several new missile systems, including a powerful mid-range missile experts say could one day reach targets as far as Hawaii or Alaska. They also said that military options for North Korea have recently been updated, and will be presented to President Donald Trump for a decision to act if there is a nuclear test.

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  • J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case
J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case

India and Pakistan each control part of Kashmir but claim the disputed territory in entirety. He was allegedly clicking pictures of people while they were coming out of the mosque. The mob then went on a rampage, targeting empty security pickets in the area. Vaid has also ordered the transfer of a senior officer from the area where a mob lynche...

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