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Pakistan's BAT team carried 'special daggers', cameras to record terror attack

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A day earlier, two Pakistani soldiers were killed in fierce retaliation by Indian troops as Pakistan Army violated ceasefire thrice along the LoC in two sectors in Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir . Both martyred jawans belong to the state of Maharashtra and has been identified as Jadhav Sandip Sarjerao and Savan Balku. The Pakistani firing continued till 3.30 pm on Thursday even as the Indian posts retaliated strongly. Read More »

Blockading countries send list of 13 demands to Qatar

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The United Arab Emirates on Friday warned of "divorce" with Qatar unless it takes seriously a list of demands including the closure of Al-Jazeera television, as a diplomatic crisis drags on. The embargo has been co-ordinated by the Saudis along with the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt . Qatar has been given 10 days to comply with the demands. Read More »

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti calls police officer's killing ''murder of trust''

One report said that he had been stripped before he was murdered . Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday had strong words for Kashmiris: "This is not how you respond to restraint on the part of the police ". Senior ministers Naeem Akhtar, Altaf Bukhari and Haq Khan were also present at the Police Lines besides senior civil, police and paramilitary officers. Read More »

Comey Welcome in Russia Says Putin

Oliver Stone joined Tucker Carlson to discuss his new four-hour documentary on Russian President Vladimir Putin , Russia's alleged meddling in the US presidential election, and intelligence agencies' "hostility" toward President Donald Trump . Read More »

GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

With 52 Republicans in the Senate , the GOP can only afford to lose the support of two members. Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzTrump called Cruz to press him on ObamaCare repeal bill: report USA gas exports not the elixir to European energy security Trump tells Democrats they need "courage" to fix ObamaCare MORE (R-Texas) on Thursday to speak with him about changes he'd like to see in the bill. Read More »

More than 80 stay put as tower blocks evacuated over cladding fears

And it's been confirmed that no cladding or insulation present in the Grenfell Tower building has been added to any high rise blocks in the borough. Lauren Mitchell, a resident, said people were told if they chose not to leave their homes the police would be informed. Up to 4,000 people - including families with newborn babies and a Second World War veteran - were told to leave their homes after fire officers said they could not guarantee the safety of the buildings. Read More »

To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident

Instead, they said it appeared he had suffered severe neurological damage, possibly as a result of cardiopulmonary arrest. Pyongyang then went on, saying North Korea is the " biggest victim " in Warmbier's death . He spent more than a year in the North Korea prison after being sentenced to 15 years of prison and hard labor for allegedly stealing a political propaganda poster from his Pyongyang hotel in January 2016. Read More »

Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

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Haddad was killed immediately by the blast, while Villeneuve and Robert were seriously wounded and were taken to a United States military hospital in Qayyara, south of Mosul. "They offer their most honest condolences", the head of the news department said in a statement. 'The word sadness is not enough to describe how we feel, ' he added. Read More »

How Close Were Georgia And South Carolina Election's?

Rice's comments come two days after Democrat Jon Ossoff lost an effort to flip a Republican seat in Georgia's sixth district. Ossoff's race against Republican Karen Handel was the most expensive House race in history. "Why should I?" Pelosi began. President Donald Trump claimed hard-fought congressional victories Wednesday, intensifying an already hard day of questions for Capitol Hill Democrats. Read More »

Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill

Heller made his announcement at a press conference where he was joined by Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R), who previously has been critical of the GOP's efforts to eliminate the expansion as part of their Affordable Care Act repeal. But health law experts caution that this coverage gap fix for these very low earners would likely be largely undercut by two other changes in the bill. Read More »

Khamenei Warns Iraq Against Relying On US, Weakening Shi'ite Militia

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But the Revolutionary Guard said it was sending a broader message to its archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States . Even before that battle is over, however, tensions have risen over control of eastern Syria as Iranian-backed militias, including the Lebanese group Hezbollah , have moved to extend their reach toward areas where the US -based fighters are also operating. Read More »

White House Confirms Trump's Speech on Cuba in Miami on Friday

President George W. Bush cracked down on academic travel to Cuba , virtually stopping study overseas to the island, but regulations promulgated by President Obama in 2011 and 2014 opened the way for vastly expanded academic exchanges, as did the resumption of diplomatic relations with Cuba in July 2015. Read More »

Otto Warmbier death a mystery:N.Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in an interview with CBS television earlier this week that it was clear North Korea bears a heavy responsibility for Warmbier's death . I was just so happy. But Chris Volo , Rodman's agent, told Strahan, "I know being there had something to do with it..." People attend the funeral service of Otto Warmbier in Wyoming, Ohio, at the high school the 22-year-old college student had attended. Read More »

Pentagon Says Russia Still Using Crisis Hotline To Avoid Clashes In Syria

But it later emerged that Russian Federation and the United States continued to use the hotline even after Moscow said it was hanging up. The defence ministry said that Russia's Admiral Essen and Admiral Grigorovich warships and the Krasnodar submarine fired six Kalibr missiles at command centres and weapons stores in Syria's Hama region. Read More »

Donald Trump: Robert Mueller Friendship with James Comey 'Bothersome'

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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. On an unrelated note, when asked about reports of a switch-up in the White House communications department that could see him stepping away from the briefing podium and into a more administrative role, Spicer said, "I wouldn't read everything that you see in some of the Washington-based publications". Read More »

Trump OKs $2 billion surveillance drone sale to India

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It will be the first meeting between the two leaders since Trump became US President earlier this year. "On the (H-1B) visas issue, there's no plans for that to come up specifically", the official told reporters ahead of Modi-Trump meeting at the White House on Monday. Read More »

Kushner meets with Netanyahu and Abbas

US President Donald Trump's reticent son-in-law Jared Kushner has finally spoken up and is using his newfound voice to try and bring about peace to the Middle East. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was discussing a closed diplomatic meeting, said the Palestinians had rebuffed Greenblatt's pressure and demanded an Israeli settlement freeze. Read More »

Bomb In Upscale Mall Kills 3, Injures 9 In Colombia

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A woman is evacuated on a gurney after an explosion at the Centro Andino shopping center in Bogota , Colombia, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Bogota Mayor Enrique Penalosa condemned the attack, calling it a "cowardly terrorist bombing". French ambassador to Colombia Gautier Mignot confirmed the death of the 23-year-old and told a Bogota radio station that "the young woman was apparently in the company of her mother". Read More »

'These cuts are blood money… People will die'

If all goes according to plan, she said , Republican leaders will bring the bill to President Donald Trump in July. Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. In a visit to his home state Capitol Friday, Pennsylvania's senior US Senator Bob Casey called the bill "obscene". It also phases out certain benefits insurance plans are now required to provide, such as preventive care screenings, emergency room visits, maternal and ... Read More »

Brexit negotiations on citizens' rights have started constructively - May

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he hoped leaders of the 27 other nations would match her "generous" proposals with similar offers to the one million British expats on the continent. Tusk has made the comments a few hours before a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May. At a summit in Brussels , the 28 European Union leaders — 22 of them from nations that also are members of the US -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance — agreed to jointly develop or ... Read More »

Trump reiterates "I didn't tape" James Comey

Mr Comey testified that he had told the president in multiple conversations he was not personally under federal investigation and said the president implored him to make that public. You been hearing the word unmasking, a word you've probably never heard before, so you never know what's out there and I didn't tape and I don't have any tape and I didn't tape. Read More »