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Indian troops claim killing LeT commander in Kashmir

LeT militant outfit has claimed responsibility of the attack. Eyewitnesses said these militants offered gun salutes to the slain militants and were seen hugging their bodies as people jostled to catch glimpse of them on their mobile phones. Read More »

Polls: Macron's brand new party to secure majority in France

With 75 percent of the votes counted Sunday night, Macron's party won 42 percent of the vote, followed by the conservative Republicans with 22 percent. He said conservative lawmakers are going to have a strong bloc in the lower house to be able to voice their views. The Front National, though recently so close to the country's highest office, held 10%, still defeating the socialists ambysmal 6%. Read More »

Grenfell Tower victims to get £5500 from emergency fund, Theresa May says

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire are being given just £10 to live on by the local council, despite millions of pounds of donations to relief funds, a volunteer has said. A minute's silence will be held at 11:00 am across Britain on Monday to remember the victims. The 23-year-old Alhajali is the only victim of the Grenfell Tower fire to be officially named as the hard process of identifying human remains continues. Read More »

Death toll in in Portugal forest fires rises to 57

More than 100,000 hectares of the the country's mainland was devastated by a series of fires previous year. According to officials, most of the victims died in their cars along a single road as they attempted to escape. A cloud of smoke complicated their work, The European Commission said Sunday that France and Spain have sent firefighting aircraft. EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides expressed his condolences for the victims in a statement, saying ... Read More »

Pres. Trump confirms he's under investigation

Trump was likely referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , according to several media reports, including stories by the New York Times , the Hill and Politico . Trump's friend Newt Gingrich - who is out with a new book titled "Understanding Trump" - is among those raising questions about the "anti-Trump" focus of Mueller's investigation. Read More »

Trump derides 'witch hunt' against him in Russia probe


A new investigation by the Senate Judiciary Committee adds to the many other inquiries underway, notably special counsel Robert Mueller's expanding Russian Federation probe, which now appears to include questions about whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. Read More »

Trump lashes out at reports of 'obstruction of justice'

Although the White House initially said Rosenstein's memo led Trump to fire Comey, the president later said he did so because of the Russian Federation investigation. Though some in the White House have preached caution, fearing a repeat of the firestorm over Comey's firing, many in Trump's orbit - including his son Donald Trump Jr. Read More »

Hundreds Outraged by Israeli Policies of Genocide Take to London Streets


Almost 10,000 people signed a petition to have the march canceled. The march, organized by the Islamic Human Rights Commission, will finish outside the United States embassy. Marchers delighted in chants such as "from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free", which signals the true intent of the organizers: the total destruction of the Jewish state. Read More »

Britain's May Confident on Deal to Stay in Power

The former prime minister Sir John Major has suggested it will be hard for the government to act as an honest broker in talks to restore the power-sharing agreement in Belfast if it enters into a deal with the DUP to prop up a Conservative minority government in Westminster. Read More »

London fire: Government staff drafted to help victims

Mr Lammy, who lost friend Khadija Saye in the blaze, said that after speaking to residents, suspicion of a cover-up is rising and Mrs May and investigators must ensure all pertinent documents are protected. The Government has also announced that a minute's silence will be held for the victims at 11am tomorrow. Rupinder Hardy, a manager at Ealing council, had been called by Ealing emergency response team on Friday to assist with the Grenfell Tower crisis, and was at Westway Sports Centre ... Read More »

London mayor Sadiq Khan wants PM's answers today over fire failures

We can not praise the London firefighters enough for their efforts in tackling such a devastating fire and running towards the danger whilst helping others to escape. Prime Minister Theresa May is speaking with survivors of the high-rise fire in which 30 people are confirmed to have died. Police say 24 injured people remain at the hospital. Read More »

London Bridge terror attack inquests open


The event followed a week after a London Bridge vigil drew hundreds of people , including London Mayor Sadiq Khan who denounced the "perverse ideology" of jihadists. A total of 14 people suffering predominantly with stab wounds were admitted to King's College Hospital shortly after the attack . "I spoke with the 200 frightened people in the basement and told them that there were armed officers outside, we were safe and we would evacuate them as soon as we could - and I got a big ... Read More »

Final round at Erin Hills

Tommy Fleetwood has admitted that winning the US Open would "change his life" as he enters the final round just one shot back from American Brian Harman . Thomas had 300 yards to the hole for his second shot at the 18th. Fleetwood picked up a victory in Abu Dhabi on the European Tour while Rickie Fowler , who will start two behind the pacesetter, is widely regarded as the current best golfer not to have won a major. Read More »

Death toll climbs to 62


The fire broke out on Saturday in the municipality of Pedrogao Grande in central Portugal, apparently caused by a lightning strike, and spread furiously in several directions. "I never thought it would come to this side", she said. The Correio do Manhã warned that many areas hit by the fire had not yet been reached by authorities, so the death toll was likely to increase. Read More »

UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire

Experts believe the exterior cladding, which contained insulation, helped spread the flames quickly up the outside of the public housing tower early Wednesday morning. "Sadly at this time, there are 58 people who we have been told were in Grenfell Tower on the night that are missing and therefore sadly I have to assume that they are dead", he said. Read More »

Wild forest fire kills 57, injures dozens in Portugal


The death toll initially stood at 25 in the early morning and the updated figure was given by public broadcaster RTP, citing Interior Ministry official Jorge Gomes . The European Union has activated its civil protection efforts to help Portugal fight forest fires that have killed at least 43 people. As a result, Spain sent four firefighting aircraft on Sunday, France was sending three and Greece's prime minister also offered firefighting help. Read More »

Rubio: Trump Should Be 'Welcoming' Probe, Not Tweeting About Witch Hunts

Although Rosenstein's memo was extremely critical of former FBI Director James B. Comey, he technically did not formally recommend that Trump fire him. Trump has told associates he has the legal authority to fire Mueller . The transition, a non-profit structurally separate from the Trump campaign, continues to operate with a small staff. Read More »

Saudi and Egypt seeks Hamid Karzai's support against Qatar

Tillerson "will continue his efforts to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East region through in-person meetings and phone conversations with Gulf and regional leaders", she said in a brief statement. They accused Doha of supporting terrorist groups, particularly the Muslim Brotherhood, as well as interfering in other countries' domestic affairs. "There is zero trust, but we need a monitoring system and we need our Western friends to play a role in this", Gargash told the Guardian. Read More »