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United States airport stabbing attack treated as act of terror

There may be evidence that Ftouhi wanted to launch a larger attack. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has said it is probing a stabbing of a police officer at a USA airport as an "act of terror". Neville's condition was upgraded from critical to stable. He said he served in various capacities with the sheriff's office including in the jail, on road patrol and as a court officer. Read More »

China's Imports From North Korea Slump in May After Coal Ban

China's imports from North Korea dropped nearly 32 per cent in May to US$123.75 million (RM530.6 million) from a year earlier, after the world's second-largest economy stopped buying coal from the regime in February in response to Pyongyang's nuclear programme. Read More »

Congress hopes JD (U) changes stance, supports Bihar's 'daughter' Meira Kumar


Toeing similar views, another JD (U) leader K.C. Tyagi reiterated Nitish Kumar's statement, saying that Meira Kumar should be nominated to win and not to lose. The CPI general secretary criticised the BJP for not going for a consensus candidate for the top post. "All the leaders have decided that we will support Ram Nath Kovind for the post of president". Read More »

Missing Malayalee priest found dead in Scotland


Download it today and continue to enjoy STV News wherever you are. The 33 year old had gone missing under mysterious circumstances three days ago from Edinburgh. Ordained a priest of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate in Kerala in 2013, Fr Martin Xavier arrived in Scotland almost a year ago to study at Edinburgh University. Read More »

May to meet backbench Tory MPs after election fallout


DUP leader Arlene Foster says she's had "very good" discussions with the British Prime Minister, and she hopes to reach a conclusion sooner rather than later. But party president Gerry Adams has called the DUP-Tory alliance chaotic and he said on Monday that a referendum on Irish unity was inevitable. "I got us into this mess , and I'm going to get us out", Mrs May told Conservatives MPs during the meeting in Westminster. Read More »

All Eyes on Georgia as Desperate Democrats Seek Win in Trump Era


After announcing a temporary halt of all air operations in Syria earlier this week, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) will resume its right to undertake airborne missions, the Department of Defence announced Thursday. According to an INN report, the Pentagon stood its ground in response to the Russian threat on Monday, and vowed that U.S. pilots would continue to operate as they have and that they will defend themselves against even Russian threats. Read More »

North Korea tests rocket engine in ICBM push


The death of American university student Otto Warmbier this week after his release following 17 months of imprisonment in North Korea has hardened the USA position and cranked up tensions in Asia . It's a twist on the typical pattern on the Korean Peninsula , where North Korean state media frequently issue reports about leader Kim Jong Un observing missile tests that it says are needed to combat South Korean and USA hostility. Read More »

United States shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria


Since then, the agreement has been a crucial link that has allowed Moscow and Washington to coordinate their military actions in the region, in which Iran, Israel, Russia , Syria, Turkey, and the US with its allies carry out attacks in pursuit of often competing aims. Read More »

Turkey rejects Arab demands to close military base in Qatar


That diplomatic rift lasted six years. "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology". King Salman and Erdogan also agreed to strengthen ties between Turkey and Saudi Arabia and to meet face-to-face during a G-20 summit in Germany next month, the statement said. Read More »

Kovind to tour states to drum up support


One additional set of papers would be filed on June 28, the last day of filing of the nominations papers. BJP veterans L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, both of whom were seen as probables candidates for the high profile post, were also present. Read More »

Hailemariam congratulates new Saudi crown prince


The previous crown prince, 57-year-old Mohammed bin Nayef has been removed from both his position and as next in line to the throne. Early Wednesday morning, an unlikely player weighed in. In addition, Saudi Arabia is known for its love for theatrics (remember the glowing orb or the five-story projection of President Donald Trump's face on a hotel?), so having a fast-food chain dedicate a full-page ad to the ruling monarchy isn't all that inconceivable. Read More »

PM May defends proposals for EU citizens living in Britain

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was more diplomatic, describing them as a good start , but with much more work to do. "It became clear during the discussion last night that we have a long path ahead of us". The EU wants to boost support for conflict-ravaged Libya as the number of people fleeing Africa from there for better lives in Europe continues to rise. Read More »

U.S. wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

It rarely produced significant results. Mattis was speaking alongside Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after the two met Chinese officials to discuss North Korea and other regional issues, including China's continued military build up in the South China Sea. Read More »

The White House's New Press Strategy Has Reporters Furious

While some voices at conservative media outlets have criticised the sketch session, CNN is arguing that it "did serve a journalistic goal, in the same way that courtroom sketches do". CNN opted to use a photo of Sanders against a faded backdrop of the White House and subtle audio waveforms along with large text reading "White House Press Briefing: Audio Only Briefing". Read More »

Russian Federation fires cruise missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

Meanwhile, the Russian Krasnodar submarine performed a submerged launch of cruise missiles. As you know, the missile struck the frigate " Admiral Essen ", " Admiral Grigorovich " and the submarine " Krasnodar ". "Russia would not want to be on the list of the countries that have said before that he was killed and then Al-Baghdadi would resurrect", Ozerov added. Read More »

South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation


The Moon administration is also drawing up plans for a possible inter-Korean sports team for the upcoming 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics to paint the event as the "Peace Olympics". The North's sole International Olympic Committee member, Chang Ung, is travelling with the taekwondo team and will likely meet South Korean officials over cooperation on next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Read More »

Russia Fires Missiles from Mediterranean at ISIS in Syria

Senior Guard commanders said on Monday that the missile strikes were meant to send a message to "terrorists" who carried out attacks in Tehran two weeks ago as well as their regional and global supporters, a reference to Saudi Arabia and the United States . Read More »

Montreal resident accused of stabbing police officer at MI airport


Scholten says first responders' efforts were "absolutely life-saving". We're learning that Neville had about a 12-inch gash on the right side of his neck. The suspect, Amor Ftouhi of Canada , is in custody and Neville was listed in stable condition Wednesday and is expected to fully recover. According to sources cited by the Washington Post , Ftouhi entered the United States from Canada on June 16 in NY, before arriving in Flint. Read More »

One CRPF men killed, two injured in Pantha chowk militant attack


The police official said that all the three critically injured soldiers were evacuated to military hospital where sub-Inspector Sahab Shukla succumbed to his injuries. No terror outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. The CRPF personnel, part of road opening deployment, were sitting inside their vehicle at Pantha chowk bypass along the Srinagar-Jammu national highway when, around 1750 hours, militants carried out the attack. Read More »

Australia the team to beat at Women's World Cup


ICC Women's World Cup started in 1973, and out of the ten editions, Australia have become champions six times. While, Aneesh Madani, Head of Sports Partnerships, Asia Pacific, Twitter said, "Cricket has a special place in the hearts of Twitter users around the world". Read More »

China could benefit from Trump-Modi summit


The US administration has tried to put a curb on H1B visas for students. A senior White House official told reporters that President Donald Trump's first working dinner with a foreign leader will be with the Indian Prime Minister. On the eve of a three-nation visit to Portugal , the United States and Netherlands , Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that it would be aimed at enhancing bilateral engagement in various areas. Read More »

North Korea conducts another missile test


This is seen as an unwelcome delay by USA officials, though in reality Moon's government is likely looking to see if they can get out of the scheme entirely, as they've expressed discomfort at hosting the United States system, which is not only seen as a hostile action toward North Korea, but against China as well. Read More »

British Parliament hit by cyber attack

Liberal Democrat peer revealed the news of the attack on Twitter , asking his followers to text him any urgent messages. A spokesperson for the House of Commons released a statement confirming "unauthorised attempts to access parliamentary user accounts". Read More »