• Sushma Swaraj welcomed by China's foreign minister Wang Yi at SCO meet
Sushma Swaraj welcomed by China's foreign minister Wang Yi at SCO meet

China and Pakistan like to call each other "all weather friends" and their traditional close ties have always been viewed with suspicion by Pakistan's neighbour and traditional enemy, India . They both have to strive for the right to develop and face Western pressure on issues like trade and intellectual property rights. But the strategy hasn't br...

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  • Bill introduced in Colorado Senate to prohibit public school teacher strikes
Bill introduced in Colorado Senate to prohibit public school teacher strikes

The bill, which is seen as a long shot to make it through the state Legislature, came just days after hundreds of Colorado educators rallied in Denver, joining educators in West Virginia , Oklahoma , Kentucky , and Arizona in protesting for better pay and funding for public schools.

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  • G7 unified in opposing Russia's 'malign' acts, United States official says
G7 unified in opposing Russia's 'malign' acts, United States official says

The G7 has also blamed Russia for a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter last month in Britain. Kommersant reported that the system would be sent to Syria "very soon" and at no cost to the Assad regime .

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  • G7 To Set Up Group To Study Russia's 'Malign Behavior'
G7 To Set Up Group To Study Russia's 'Malign Behavior'

The military sources who spoke with the newspaper added that Israel will suffer " catastrophic consequences " if it attacks the system. Russian Federation denies any involvement in the nerve attack on British soil in March. "We will return to square one after eliminating this threat, which is exactly what we intend to do". Israel has carried out ...

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  • Senate Pauses Jackson's Confirmation Hearing After Misconduct Claims
Senate Pauses Jackson's Confirmation Hearing After Misconduct Claims

Two sources told CNN that Republicans and Democrats on the committee have been informed of allegations of improper conduct at more than one stage in the career of Jackson, who now serves as White House physician. Shulkin, Trump's only Cabinet secretary who had served in the Obama administration, had faced backlash for his use of taxpayer dollar...

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  • A new Prince album of previously unreleased material is expected in September
A new Prince album of previously unreleased material is expected in September

Prince was notoriously known for safeguarding all of his creative works with fiery vigor - even suing some of his fans in 2014 for $22 million over "bootlegging" and refusing to add his music to any other music streaming site except TIDAL.

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  • Haley says of sanctions, 'I don't get confused'
Haley says of sanctions, 'I don't get confused'

However, Trump delayed further action, a senior administration official said. She was responding to comments by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. But after the Kremlin got word through Russia's embassy in Washington that the sanctions would not be coming, there was a subtle shift in Moscow toward a less confrontational tone, even as of...

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  • Ex-US President Bush hospitalised
Ex-US President Bush hospitalised

The day after his wife's death, the former President paid tribute to her in a statement. A service was held earlier that day at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, where Bush wore a pair of socks adorned with books in his wife's honor.

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  • Mnuchin to Head American Delegation to Yerushalayim Embassy Opening
Mnuchin to Head American Delegation to Yerushalayim Embassy Opening

Kushner has been a key architect of the USA administration's efforts to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. Mnuchin will lead about 250 people, including 40 members of Congress, Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, and leading members of Jewish organizations and Israel-supporting groups.

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  • Photographer: Monkey selfie lawsuit took toll
Photographer: Monkey selfie lawsuit took toll

The decision reinforced the 2016 ruling by a lower court in favor of British nature photographer David Slater , who was sued by PETA on behalf of a crested macaques monkey. Naruto, named as the plaintiff, was a 7-year-old crested macaque living in a reserve in Indonesia. A USA appeals court has ruled in a case over selfies taken by a monkey that...

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  • WorldBookDay: Let's pledge to promote Book Reading habit in Kashmir
WorldBookDay: Let's pledge to promote Book Reading habit in Kashmir

Students read textbooks in a local school located in the outskirts of Lahore on World Book Day . Let us know in the comments' section below. The 2018 edition is entitled 'Reading, it's my right!', and it will be an opportunity to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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  • Arson suspect arrested after KTV fire kills 18
Arson suspect arrested after KTV fire kills 18

Police arrested a 32-year-old man in a nearby village in connection with the blaze. Police said the main suspect is a man who got into an argument with patrons before he allegedly set the fire and blocked the only entrance with his motorcycle.

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  • GOP Congressman Doug Lamborn Thrown Off The Ballot For 2018
GOP Congressman Doug Lamborn Thrown Off The Ballot For 2018

Reached by phone on Monday, Lamborn said "we're still digesting the opinion" and then he hung up. Candidates can make the primary ballot in two ways in Colorado: either by gathering signatures from voters in their party or by winning the support of party insiders through a caucus and assembly process.

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  • Trump Began His Morning By Attacking a Times Reporter on Twitter
Trump Began His Morning By Attacking a Times Reporter on Twitter

On Saturday, Trump lashed out at the New York Times on Twitter and said, "Sorry, I don't see Michael doing that despite the terrible Witch Hunt and the dishonest media!" The president referred to Times reporter Maggie Haberman , who recently won a Pulitzer for her reporting on the Trump team, as "a Crooked H flunkie who I don't speak to", thou...

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  • Trump leads on North Korea as G7 ministers meet
Trump leads on North Korea as G7 ministers meet

In retaliation to the UK's steps, 23 British diplomats were expelled, the British consulate general in the city of St. Petersburg was closed and the British Council had to shut down its operations in Russian Federation. "And we are now about to dive into conversations about Syria, North Korea, Myanmar, Venezuela, among other issues". Around the w...

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  • 'We will grant you citizenship' - UK Gov't offer Windrush migrants permanent stay
'We will grant you citizenship' - UK Gov't offer Windrush migrants permanent stay

In a statement to Parliament, Ms Rudd said the citizenship offer would apply not just to the families of Caribbean migrants who came to the United Kingdom between 1948 and 1973, but anyone from other Commonwealth nations who settled in the United Kingdom over the same period.

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  • United States to continue with maximum pressure campaign against N Korea: WH
United States to continue with maximum pressure campaign against N Korea: WH

Asked about the comment a third time, and if Trump was "talking about people having babies", Sanders said , "not that I'm aware of, and I would have to ask him to be more specific". But it looks highly unlikely that the United States will get anything in return, beyond more lies from Trump . So far in this potential summit, North Koreans ha...

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  • Benicia High students walk out of class to protest gun violence
Benicia High students walk out of class to protest gun violence

Hundreds of Chicago students joined Friday's national school walkout . "It took a lot of emails" to get them there, 8th grader Ella Williams said, "a lot of phone calls and a lot of effort". "Lockdown drills aren't stopping school shootings". A total of 1,300 children in the US die every year from gunshots, and an additional 6,000 suffer gunshot...

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  • Man sleeping on footpath run over by vehicle in Hyderabad
Man sleeping on footpath run over by vehicle in Hyderabad

K. Ashok (30), who used to work as a cobbler was sleeping on the footpath. The victim, T. Ashok Kumar, a resident of Mirzalguda, succumbed to injuries on the way to hospital. According to Kushaiguda Inspector K Chandrashekar, the driver of the auto, Ishanya Pathil Reddy, was found not to have consumed liquor. "Only one girl tested positive for ...

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  • South Korea stops blasting propaganda into the North ahead of peace talks
South Korea stops blasting propaganda into the North ahead of peace talks

South Africa, which has large uranium reserves, had built about a half-dozen nuclear warheads but voluntary gave them up and dismantled its weapons program after the end of apartheid starting in 1991. Still, the shares of South Korean companies with business links to North Korea rallied after Pyongyang's weekend announcement. ABC Net News clai...

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  • Baby found dead in suitcase is missing Virginia girl
Baby found dead in suitcase is missing Virginia girl

Richmond police said on March 2 that Te'Myah and Travis were missing and asked for help in finding her, but they did not believe they were in any danger, as reported by WRIC . Police have confirmed the body is that of Te'Myah Plummer, who was last seen by her family in Richmond last August. Suarez said the child's actual age was determined after...

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  • Flight records show new details on Trump's Moscow nights
Flight records show new details on Trump's Moscow nights

A conscious effort by Trump to mislead the Federal Bureau of Investigation director could lend weight to the allegation - contained in a largely unverified private research dossier compiled by a former British spy in 2016 - that Trump engaged in compromising activity during the trip that exposed him to Russian government blackmail.

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  • Italy grants citizenship to Alfie Evans in attempt to guarantee his care
Italy grants citizenship to Alfie Evans in attempt to guarantee his care

Debate surrounding the case flared up when in February the court ruled that Alder Hey Children's Hospital could legally stop treatment for Alfie against his parent's wishes. The couple have already lost fights in the High Court, Court of Appeal , Supreme Court and ECHR. He said in a tweet on Monday: "Moved by the prayers and vast solidarity show...

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  • BJP and Shiv Sena lock horns over Nanar Refinery project
BJP and Shiv Sena lock horns over Nanar Refinery project

Jondhale added: " The Nanar project is a spark that will widen the rift between the Shiv Sena and BJP". Further dismissing the claims of the Industrial minister, CM Fadnavis said, "He (Subhash Desai) is not authorised to cancel the notification of land acquisition for refinery project".

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  • Iranian commander threatens to destroy Israel within 25 years
Iranian commander threatens to destroy Israel within 25 years

On April 9, an air strike killed seven Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps members at the Syrian base. A statement from the IDF said, "The IDF sees the Syrian regime as responsible for every action in its territory and will not tolerate violations of the sovereignty of the State of Israel and the security of its citizens".

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