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Jose Mourinho Accused of £2.9m Tax Fraud During Real Madrid Regime

While Ronaldo and Real Madrid have neither confirmed nor denied the transfer rumors, reports suggested that the athlete's decision to leave is primarily influenced by the recent tax fraud allegations that the Spain authorities have filed against him with as much as $16 million involved. Read More »

N. Korea fires several projectiles, S. Korea says


Its new missile was "a powerful measure of offence to hit a group of enemy warships attempting to stage military strikes" on the North, KCNA said . "We will provide education for them to settle in South Korea , for a certain period of time, as is usual for North Korean defectors", the official said. Read More »

US shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border


It came as USA and Russian officials held talks on creating a "de-escalation zone" in southwestern Syria that would include Deraa. Earlier this month , the U.S. United States forces in Syria shot down an armed drone affiliated with Syrian president Bashar Assad's government on Monday, according to multiple reports Tuesday. Read More »

French defence minister resigns amid fake jobs probe

As Macron and Philippe are reshuffling the government to take into account the election outcome, Goulard's resignation is the second in two days. Mr Macron is reorganising the cabinet after his party won a parliamentary majority on Sunday. Read More »

Shiv Sena gives in, will support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind


Mumbai: Adopting a hawkish stance, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday categorically ruled out resumption of bilateral cricketing ties between India and Pakistan. Swaminathan. After winning the Lok Sabha, assembly and local body polls the confidence of BJP is high as it is preparing for the 2019 general election. Read More »

Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

It is thought an announcement on an agreement will be delayed as a result of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and may not come until next week. This year's Queen's speech will take place, but by the decision of Elizabeth II it was postponed for two days to give the conservatives more time for negotiations with partners. Read More »

United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria


USA -led coalition forces had already set off a fresh round of controversy Sunday, shooting down a Syrian warplane that reportedly bombed nearby Syrian Democratic Forces, who are allied with the their fight against ISIS . When asked whether the line was used prior to the drone shooting down, Davis said "not in this case, the incident emerged very quickly". It later emerged that Russian Federation and the United States continued to use the hotline even after Moscow said it was hanging ... Read More »

Republican Karen Handel Wins Georgia 6th District Special Election


Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff are expected to have a tight finish in the area's traditionally conservative northern suburbs. Democrats should take this result as proof that a good candidate, a strong focus, and a plan can dramatically improve chances in districts they once thought they could never even dream of winning. Read More »

USA jets shoot down "Iranian drone" in Syria


On Sunday, a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 after it dropped bombs near troops from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are now moving towards Raqqah, Daesh's Syrian stronghold. USA -backed forces recently pushed into Raqqa, the northern Syrian city that served as the group's de facto capital. "It displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces ", the statement read. Read More »

United States shoots down Iranian drone in Syria, CNN says


Both Russia and Syria claim the SU-22 was engaged in an operation against ISIS about 25 miles south-west of Raqqa when it was shot down , in the first downing of a Syrian jet by the the country's six year civil war. "And so we've gotta do what we can to work with partners and we're going to continue to keep an open line of communication with the Russians", Spicer said at an off-camera press briefing Monday. Read More »

Modi, Adityanath to head yoga display at Lucknow

The UP capital plans a massive showcase of yoga when the Prime Minister flanked by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Governor Ram Naik performs yoga along with ministers from the Yogi Government, a 51,000-strong participation, including school students, paramilitary personnel, Government officials and volunteers. Read More »

Cladding linked to Grenfell Tower fire 'should never have been used'

The remains of the charred Grenfell Tower stands in London . At the moment, police said 16 bodies have been recovered. Before that, Britons had been hit with three terrorist attacks in less than three months, in London and Manchester. "What is important for me is to find answers for those families who have been directly affected", he said. She said neighborhood councils have been ordered to complete safety checks on high-rise buildings in their area as a matter of urgency. Read More »

Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send United States warnings


Before the aerial incident in the Baltics, U.S. Central Command said it had shot down an armed, unmanned aerial vehicle approaching forces in southern Syria, where the government considers the U.S. That led Russian Federation, a close ally of Syrian president Bashar Assad, to warn that it would target US-led coalition planes flying west of the Euphrates River. Read More »

President Trump, "I am 100% Willing to Go Under Oath"

Earlier, at a joint news conference in the White House Rose Garden with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, Trump insisted he did not tell Comey to shut down the Flynn probe. Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will also likely testify before the committee, though a date has not been set yet. Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) tells ABC's "This Week" that he thinks Trump was trying to "cultivate some kind of relationship" with him. Read More »

Taxed Indians return from Saudi in droves


It is a huge financial burdern said Talha Mohammad who is back in India on a short visit. Speaking to the Deccan Chronicle , Riyaz, an Indian worker in Saudi Arabi commented on the situation and said, "From July, I have to pay SR 3,600 per annum on dependent visas, apart from paying for my children's education". Read More »

Iran-made drone downed in Syria


An armed Shaheed-129 UAV " displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces " at 12:30 am local time on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement . If the United States seeks to defend rebel forces that it supports by that very fact it is bound to fight the Syrian regime whenever the regime comes into conflict with those forces. Read More »

Iran Fires Missile at Daesh Target in Syria


In the past week, Russian Federation confirmed that it would treat US-led coalition aircraft flying west of the Euphrates River in Syria as "potential targets", while Iran fired missiles from inside its territory against ISIS targets in eastern Syria . Read More »

Iran launches missile attack on 'terrorists' in Syrian city


It is officially reported that Iran launched several missiles into eastern Syria , targeting Islamic State fighters in retaliation for the twin attacks that rocked Tehran on June 7. Ramazan Sharif , said all six ballistic missiles hit their targets, citing "local sources" and drone footage. Iran's use of missiles, which were fired from the western provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdestan over the Iraqi airspace that is patrolled by US-led coalition forces and into Syria , is likely to ... Read More »

US send supersonic bombers in Korean Peninsula post Warmbier's death

The flights come one day after Otto Warmbier , an American college student held by North Korea for 17 months, died in US after being released last week. Analysts say his death will likely cast a shadow on relations between the USA and North Korea and compound efforts by South Korea's new liberal president, Moon Jae-in, to improve ties with the North. Read More »

Senate's McConnell: Draft healthcare bill expected Thursday


Does anything in the Senate bill work toward avoiding increased cost sharing and out-of-pocket costs for consumers? Lamar Alexander says he's not ready to talk about what's in it yet. It's not just Democrats who have been left out of the health care deliberations. "We're going to lay out a discussion draft Thursday morning", he told reporters. Read More »

Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels

A van belonging to the assailant was discovered in the vicinity while the Bomb Squad (DOVO) carried out a " controlled detonation " of the explosive belt device allegedly found on the attacker. Terror attacks at Belgium's Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station in March 2016 killed 34 people. "The suspect has been neutralised by the military that were present at the scene immediately after the explosion", he said. Read More »

US Soldiers Killed in Eastern Afghanistan After Afghan Soldier Opens Fire

Their families are still being notified. The #White House confirmed that Trump had received reports about what had happened. Afghan and American officials are investigating the incident. The incident occurred as USA and Afghan forces returned from a joint operation, the Afghan source said. "Two were killed and three others wounded when the coalition air raid bombed an Afghan border police outpost", said Omar Zwak, the Helmand governor's spokesman said. Read More »

United States jets shoot down "Iranian drone" in Syria


The U.S. says it downed a Syrian military jet on Sunday because the aircraft had dropped bombs near the U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against the Islamic State group. In a statement, US forces said the drone was sacked on after it " displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces ". "I strongly hope that there will be a de-escalation of the situation because these kinds of incidents can be very unsafe in a conflict situation in which there are so ... Read More »