• UN Security Council to hold emergency Syria talks
UN Security Council to hold emergency Syria talks

Mr Safadi said his meeting with Sergey Lavrov would produce more understandings and would "take us more steps forward to contain this crisis and prevent more destruction". In a statement Monday, the civilian half of the opposition's delegation said they had withdrawn from talks . The opposition's chief negotiator in wider United Nations peace ta...

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  • Trump says USA to meet soon with Europe on trade
Trump says USA to meet soon with Europe on trade

TRUMP: "The EU... If we do work it out, that will be positive". Mr Trump and Mr Rutte will both be attending next week's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings . Mr. Trump referred to upcoming discussions between the USA and the European Union on trade deals, joking that any outcome would be a positive one.

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  • Malaysian PM Mahathir to discuss China mega-projects on August visit
Malaysian PM Mahathir to discuss China mega-projects on August visit

Mahathir said in the interview he was disappointed as Saudis did not deny involvement in the case, but he also said that so far there is no proof of the country's role. Malaysia's new government has axed a high-speed rail line to Singapore because it is too costly and is reviewing other large infrastructure projects financed by China.

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  • Beryl becomes first named Atlantic hurricane of 2018
Beryl becomes first named Atlantic hurricane of 2018

The National Hurricane Center describes Beryl as a "very compact hurricane", with hurricane-force winds extending 10 miles from the center, and tropical-storm force winds seen up to 35 miles from the center. The National Hurricane Center predicted that the storm should hit the islands by 2 a.m. Monday. Hurricane Beryl now poses no threat to Bel...

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  • Michelle Booker-Hicks, Mom of 2, Shoots Carjacker in the Face
Michelle Booker-Hicks, Mom of 2, Shoots Carjacker in the Face

Wednesday, when Dallas police say the woman stopped for gas at a Shell station on Camp Wisdom Road. Officers say the mom quickly jumped into the vehicle and asked the suspect to stop. What is clear is that once he realize the woman and her kids were in the auto he was not going to pull over. He is expected to face charges including kidnapping a...

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  • IRGC Chief: Strait of Hormuz either for All or for None
IRGC Chief: Strait of Hormuz either for All or for None

The pillars of the European Union's strategy are: European Investment Bank lending, a special measure to shield EU companies from U.S. secondary sanctions, and a Commission proposal that EU governments make direct money transfers to Iran's central bank to avoid USA penalties.

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"Explain Nerve Agent Attack":Britain To Russia

The British couple fell ill on Saturday in Amesbury , a small town near the southwestern English city of Salisbury where former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia collapsed on March 4. Counter-terrorism police took over the investigation on Wednesday after the exposure to Novichok was confirmed. Interior minister Javid said the...

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  • EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets
EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets

Through attrition, Pruitt and Trump aimed to cut EPA staff in half by 2021 . "Look, Scott is a terrific guy". "He came to me and said I have such great confidence in the administration I don't want to be a distraction". Some of the ethics accusations involved jobs for Pruitt's wife. Andrew Wheeler , the No. 2 official at EPA, will now take over t...

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  • What is the corruption case against Nawaz Sharif?
What is the corruption case against Nawaz Sharif?

Announcing verdict judge Muhammad Bashir ordered to confiscate the properties of Sharif family. On Wednesday, the former premier asked the accountability court to delay the verdict saying, "My wife has been on a ventilator since the last 21 days".

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  • Israel says foils Hamas cyber plot to spy on soldiers
Israel says foils Hamas cyber plot to spy on soldiers

The military said the first two apps were called Glancelove and Winkchat, supposed dating apps. They have already been downloaded by 100 Israeli soldiers. Previous year, the IDF uncovered dozens of fake profiles used to lure in soldiers to download harmful apps, dubbing the mission "Operation Hunters Battle".

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  • Donald Trump, Liz Warren trade barbs on Indian heritage
Donald Trump, Liz Warren trade barbs on Indian heritage

President Trump on Tuesday said that if he were to ever debate Sen. Tester's ad, which ran in the Great Falls Tribune and in newspapers across rural northern and eastern Montana, sought to undermine the president's efforts to boost Rosendale by pointing out that he and the president agree on several issues.

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  • Relief expressed after execution of Japanese cult leader
Relief expressed after execution of Japanese cult leader

Despite this, few would have predicted what was to come, and the cult shot to global notoriety with the March 1995 attack on the Tokyo subway, when members of Aum Shinrikyo released sarin gas on carriages full of commuters during rush hour.

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  • USA says it'll return immigrant children under 5 by next week
USA says it'll return immigrant children under 5 by next week

Trump and members of his administration have balked at the possibility of reuniting families in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. Azar did not provide a precise number of children who have been separated from their parents under the Trump administration, but he said hundreds of government employees are working verify that information...

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  • United Kingdom pair poisoned by same nerve agent as ex-Russian spy Skripal
United Kingdom pair poisoned by same nerve agent as ex-Russian spy Skripal

Scientists at Britain's defence laboratory at Porton Down are carrying out tests to try and establish if there is any connection between the two incidents, British media reported. "The Novichok gel that was smeared on the handle of the Skripals' house was presumably transported in some device or syringe", he said. Sam Hobson was with Rowley when ...

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  • Nauru criticized for banning Australian state broadcaster
Nauru criticized for banning Australian state broadcaster

But the government of Nauru said it would not grant ABC journalists a visa to enter the island "under any circumstances", because of long-standing gripes with the broadcaster's reporting on Nauru. An ABC camera operator was to be part of a three-person Australian media pool at the forum in September, alongside a journalist and photographer from...

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  • Aum Shinrikyo: Images from the 1995 Tokyo Sarin attack
Aum Shinrikyo: Images from the 1995 Tokyo Sarin attack

It's believed that the cult had tens of thousands of followers at its peak, and now sits at around the 1500 mark across Japan and Russian Federation, where original members appeared under the name 'Aleph' in the mid-1990s. The cult's founder was charged with planning the subway attack and other crimes that led to the deaths of 29 people. ...

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  • Trump and US delegation to bring up election meddling with Putin
Trump and US delegation to bring up election meddling with Putin

Trump and Putin will meet July 16 in Helsinki , Finland, for their first official summit. They have met just twice before, on the sidelines previous year - the G20 summit in July and the APEC conference in Vietnam four months later . Previously, Putin and Trump have had meetings on the margins of other global gatherings. But the North Atlantic...

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  • YouTube star is one of three killed at popular waterfall in Canada
YouTube star is one of three killed at popular waterfall in Canada

The pools at Shannon Falls are not accessible by side trails so teams are trying to figure out how to recover the bodies of the hikers. He says Gamble's older sister and the rest of his family are trying to cope with the death of a man who lived life to the fullest.

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  • Trade Wars: Trump loads first volley against China
Trade Wars: Trump loads first volley against China

The United States is set to impose tariffs on US$34 billion of Chinese imports from 0401 GMT on Friday (12:01pm Singapore time) and has warned it may ultimately target over US$500 billion worth of Chinese goods, or roughly the total amount that the United States imported from China past year.

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  • A Black lawmaker was campaigning door to door in her Oregon district
A Black lawmaker was campaigning door to door in her Oregon district

Janelle Bynum takes a photo with a Clackamas County deputy who responded to a 911 call from one of her constituents who thought she looked suspicious as she was canvassing in a Clackamas neighborhood on July 3, 2018. "It boils down to people not knowing their neighbors and people having a sense of fear in their neighborhoods, which is kind of ...

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  • Trump roasted after typo in tweet about his awesome spelling skills
Trump roasted after typo in tweet about his awesome spelling skills

Critics responded to the tweet by pointing out how Trump , along with the rest of country, just finished mourning the death of five newspaper staffers who were gunned down in an Annapolis, Maryland newsroom. J.K. Rowling Literally Laughs Off Donald Trump's Claim That He's A Great Writer! The Merriam-Webster Dictionary's account sprang into act...

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  • Dozens dead, 3 missing in Indonesia ferry accident
Dozens dead, 3 missing in Indonesia ferry accident

Waves as high as 13ft swamped the vessel, damaging the hull and causing the ferry to take on water and list. The latest in a succession of boat tragedies in Indonesia comes on the same day that authorities suspended the search for 164 missing people when a wooden ferry sank last week in a deep volcanic lake on the island of Sumatra.

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  • Pompeo Brings 'Rocket Man' CD for Kim Jong
Pompeo Brings 'Rocket Man' CD for Kim Jong

He said, "If not for me, we would now be at War with North Korea!" Trump spoke as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew to North Korea for talks following Kim's pledge to Trump at a Singapore summit last month to denuclearise. North Korea likely won't fully trust Trump's promise to provide the country with a security guarantee and can easily h...

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  • Dozens missing after Thailand tourist boat capsizes
Dozens missing after Thailand tourist boat capsizes

The governor of Phuket said strong winds were hampering the search, which began Thursday when the boat-carrying mostly Chinese tourists-was caught in a sudden storm around 4 p.m. The boats were carrying more than 130 people when they came across rough waves in the Andaman Sea on Thursday evening local time. But officials said the 39 Chinese and E...

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  • Protests in Poland against government judicial overhaul
Protests in Poland against government judicial overhaul

Hundreds of supporters returned on Wednesday morning to greet Prof Gersdorf on her arrival with chants of "constitution" and "we are with you". Supreme Court First President Malgorzata Gersdorf is being forced to resign as legislation takes effect in Poland that lowers the mandatory retirement age for justices from 70 to 65, a change that could...

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