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Arsene Wenger suggests Arsenal future to be announced in midweek

The Cup win will help lift spirits of the Arsenal faithful who have seen their side miss out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years. "I am convinced we were hurt by the uncertainty about my future with the players", Wenger said. The more people that write me off, the stronger I get. Read More »

Comey believes Trump was trying to influence him

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The meeting between Trump and the Russian officials also proved controversial after it was revealed that the president disclosed classified information to the diplomats. House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz of Utah announced a hearing next week for Comey to testify, but he did so before he had even made contact with Comey, and it's unlikely Comey plans to attend next week. Read More »

Rouhani: Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value'

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Rouhani gave a televised address on Saturday after defeating his conservative rival Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's election. The spokesman cited Iran's recent election, rejecting conservatism and hard-line political ideology as a clear sign that the Iranian people are ready to re-engage with the world at large. Read More »

Missing Indian climber's body found on Mt Everest

He also said the exact circumstances leading to the death were not clear. The devastating natural disaster in 2015 that struck Nepal also killed 20 climbers at the base camp of Mount Everest, closing yet another season. More than 120 climbers have successfully summited Everest from the south side so far this season with another 80 reaching the peak from the Tibet side. Read More »

Trump scolds allies for 'not paying their fair share'

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The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. The Soviet Union no longer exists, at least not in that form - making the alliance obsolete, just as Trump said during his presidential campaign. "If NATO countries made their full and complete contributions, then NATO would be even stronger than it is today, especially ... Read More »

Macron vows French support for Britain in fight against terror

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TAORMINA, Italy European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker denied on Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump had aggressively condemned German trade policies during at meeting in Brussels on Thursday. French President Emmanuel Macron told his US counterpart Donald Trump on Thursday not to take any hasty decision on a global climate change deal that the American president had criticized during his campaign. Read More »

China, ASEAN agree on draft framework for S China Sea code of

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhemin, in comments carried on state television, said the framework was comprehensive and took into account the concerns of all sides. It contains elements that the parties agreed upon and will be presented to Chinese and ASEAN foreign ministers in August for consideration, the statement from the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs said. Read More »

McMaster 'not concerned' following Kushner reports

This person says the administration felt there was no need for a back channel once Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was confirmed, and the Trump team chose to communicate with Moscow through more official channels. Former acting Central Intelligence Agency director John McLaughlan said if such reports are true, Kushner's behavior would be considered espionage. Read More »

Philippines bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Police Chief Romeo Enriquez said there may have been confusion because his predecessor in Malabang, a town near Marawi , was killed in the fighting on Tuesday, although he was not beheaded . Cotabato Gov. Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza has called on both the police and military to immediately investigate the incident and find those responsible for what she described as a "cruel attack on our peace-keeping force". Read More »

Letter bomb wounds Greek ex-prime minister in Athens

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Papademos, 69, a former Bank of Greece governor, was in an armoured vehicle provided by the bank, which contained the blast and likely aggravated his injuries, ERT said. "It is obvious and self-evident that the Greek government unreservedly and categorically condemns the attack against the former prime minister, Mr. Read More »

BA says 'many' of its IT systems up and running

It is thought the IT breakdown was caused by a power supply issue to its systems. Paddy Anigbo, a Nigerian national visiting his wife in the United Kingdom on their wedding anniversary, said his plane sat on the tarmac at Heathrow for about four hours after landing. Read More »

Eight men suspected of terrorism offences being held in Manchester bomb probe

University dropout Abedi, 22, grew up in a Libyan family that reportedly fled to Manchester to escape the now-fallen regime of Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi. His older brother, 23-year-old Ismail, was arrested by Manchester police on Tuesday. Troops have been deployed to free up police officers for patrols and investigations, and on Thursday the British Transport Police said armed officers would patrol trains for the first time. Read More »

Two Malaysian militants killed in Mindanao battle

Malaysians and Indonesians were among the "foreign Jihadists" fighting with the Islamic State-linked Maute group, Solicitor General Jose Calida told a news conference. One of the biggest Muslim-populated cities in the mainly Catholic Philippines , its population of about 200,000 residents had largely been evacuated because of the fighting. Read More »

Defiant Assange says will not 'forgive and forget'

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More recently, WikiLeaks posted hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and the personal email account of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta , which US intelligence believes were obtained by Russian hackers working to interfere with the 2016 election. Read More »

ICJ orders Pakistan to stay Jadhav execution

He said Pakistan's security is very important to them and they have to maintain it as their fundamental sovereign right. The CPI termed as "highly objectionable" the stance Pakistan took after the ICJ passed the order on Thursday and condemned the neighbouring country's stand of denying consular access to Jadhav. Read More »

Indian national arrested in Pakistan for carrying incomplete travel documents, jailed

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Referring to the Pakistan's March 2017 declaration in relation to the jurisdiction of the ICJ, Ausaf said that the ongoing propaganda on the issue was misplaced. In response to a question, he said that the ICJ has not issued any order with regard to consular access. However, Aziz said that no decision has been made regarding giving India consular access to Jadhav. Read More »

Alleged leaks are deeply troubling, grave security threat

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British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would discuss the leaks with President Donald Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. In some instances, Trump's sharing doesn't appear to have been a calculated move, within his lawful right as president, but a spontaneous disclosure. Read More »

Trump Wraps Up First Foreign Trip, Won't Commit To Paris Climate Accord

Host Paolo Gentiloni , the prime minister of Italy, said the group was also inching closer to finding common language on trade, a contentious issue between Trump - elected on an "America First" platform - and the six other leaders. "So what President Trump is doing is consistent with both prior Republican and Democrat administrations". Even if they do not, as the United States has such a large carbon footprint, it will mean the impact of the agreement will likely be lessened ... Read More »

Boy found dead in car that was stolen, 3 arrests

According to the Hinds County Sheriff's office, his mom, Ebony Archie , arrived at Kroger in her Toyota Camry and ran inside the store for a few minutes. About nine hours later, following a child-abduction alert and widespread publicity, a man reported the Camry was on the side of a dead-end road in Gluckstadt, north of Jackson . Read More »

Terror threat level reduced to 'severe' after Manchester arrests

Explaining the decision to reduce the terror threat level from critical - its highest level - to severe, May said troops would also be withdrawn from the streets, another measure adopted after the bombing. She said significant activity by the police during the last 24 hours had led to the threat being reduced. "We are getting a greater understanding of the preparation of the bomb", Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer Mark Rowley said. Read More »

United States military blames IS for civilian death in Mosul airstrike

The building was leveled because of explosives that ISIS had put inside. A USA airstrike allegedly killed more than 100 people the previous week. Witnesses said close to 150 people had been in the home when it was bombed. The investigation said 101 bodies were found in a main building, and four others were killed in a nearby building. "In that house over there, more than 30 were killed and another family up there", he said pointing down one street and up another. Read More »

"PM Modi is monitoring developments in Kashmir closely": Amit Shah

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There is no economic growth. Sharma said BJP had made promises to the people at the time of 2014 Lok Sabha polls but none of the promise has been fulfilled. Scinida also claimed that the Modi government has just changed the names of various schemes launched by the UPA government and tried to take credit of the same. Read More »