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Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire in Kashmir, wounding 2

In another incident, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire since Friday night along the Poonch LoC. "They were indiscriminately firing 82 mm and 120 mm mortar shells, automatics and small arms". India also regularly accuses Pakistan of sponsoring or remaining ignorant to a number of Islamist militant groups crossing into India to launch attacks, something Pakistan vehemently denies. Read More »

Putin suggests US hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russia

The world does know, however, what Putin said during the forum's plenary session, which also featured Modi, and was moderated by Megyn Kelly , now of NBC News . President's son-in-law could be responsible for establishing secret communications with the Russian government and Trump's campaign officials. "Snowden is not a traitor", said Putin. Read More »

Russian Federation says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'


The drama of the successful missile destruction test was captured in a video released by the Pentagon . The most recent North Korean test involved a short-range ballistic missile that traveled about 250 miles before splashing down in Japan's "exclusive economic zone" near the coast. Read More »

Six killed and over 50 injured in London terror attacks

Emergency services across the East paid their respects to those killed and their colleagues caught up in the attack. On 22 May, 22 people were killed and 116 injured when the attacker, Salman Abedi, detonated a home-made bomb in the arena's foyer as crowds were leaving a performance by USA singer Ariana Grande late in the evening. Read More »

Duterte to extremists: No talks even if you kill hostages


Lorenzana earlier said eight foreign fighters, suspected to be members of ISIS, have been killed in Marawi. Government forces expect to miss their deadline to eradicate the uprising by the end of Friday, defense officials said. While he did not identify any possible supplier, Padilla said they are not discounting the possibility that the group's weapons and ammunition are sourced from the black market or from undisciplined government security force personnel. Read More »

Venezuela Opposition Blames Goldman Sachs for Aiding Dictatorship


It shouldn't come as a surprise that anti-Maduro forces might resent a bank stepping in to prop up the market for Venezuelan bonds at such a moment. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that the bank has bought US$2.8 billion in bonds from the state-run oil company PDVSA at a steeply discounted price. Read More »

Map: The state of the Paris agreement

On Thursday, he overcame whatever doubts he may have had and announced he was pulling America out of the landmark agreement. "If we do nothing, our children will know a world of migrations, of wars, of shortage - a risky world", Macron said . Read More »

Philippines fails to meet deadline to retake Marawi

Sometimes the fog of war. Gen. Restituto Padilla said this couldn't be so. "A group of our military army men were hit by our own airstrikes", the defence secretary, Delfin Lorenzana , said in a text message to reporters. Father Chito Suganob, who appears alone in the 5-minute video, names some of the other "prisoners of war" with him, including women and children among the 240, and speaks to Duterte directly, warning him that the embattled city of Marawi can not be taken by force. Read More »

Four French Citizens Injured In London Attacks

At least seven died Saturday night after a van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on busy London Bridge . The British Transport Police said one of its officers was seriously injured after being stabbed as he responded to the incident , but his condition was not said to be life- threatening. Read More »

U.S. delays Embassy move to Jerusalem


Aides stated Trump's decision is a postponement and the President intends to relocate the embassy to Jerusalem when the conditions allow it. The 1995 law requires updates to Congress every six months, which means President Trump will have to reaffirm his decision in December. Read More »

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony - NY Times

Trump doesn't favor invoking what is known as executive privilege to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying Thursday . Comey was leading a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's USA presidential election and possible collusion by Trump's campaign when the president fired him last month. Read More »

Trump stands by Kushner amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe and reported tensions

Rumor has it-rumor being the lingua franca in Washington these days-that the dumping of White House communications director Mike Dubke is the first step in a White House reorganization. The newspaper cited anonymous USA officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications. Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February. Read More »

Germany and China should cooperate on protecting climate: Merkel


And China's stance of responsible partnership has won it rewards, through new-found respect among powerhouse countries such as Germany, whose Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke Thursday about creating "global progress together". The business relationship between China and Europe is showing several contradictory trends as Beijing seeks to protect its own state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and its leaders seek foreign investments promising further liberalization in rules. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pak win toss, elected to field first


This will be India's first match of the tournament and the defending champions will look to continue with their good run. And thus, his exclusion from the playing XI does surprise everyone. Both the teams are sure to be under tremendous pressure as they fight for those people who's emotions are connected to them somewhere. "We may play two spinners and two seamers with Hardik or we might choose to go with him and three seamers", he added. Read More »

After London attack, PM says Britain must contain extremism

The assault unfolded - and ended - quickly, with police fatally shooting the three attackers within eight minutes. The Manchester bombing on May 22 was the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, when four British Muslim suicide bombers killed 52 people in coordinated attacks on London's transport network. Read More »

'Number of Casualties' After Speeding Van Slams Into Pedestrians on London Bridge


Ms. Jones later reported seeing a man being arrested by police. Several witnesses also reported hearing gunshots . She said the van came from the direction of central London and headed towards the south side of the river. THERESA May said the general election WILL go ahead despite calls to postpone it after the London Bridge terror attack . Trump went on to promise support to London during the incident. Read More »

What happened in London? How the terror attack unfolded

Rowley said the attackers were dead in eight minutes. More than 30 injured people were taken to hospital. " The United Kingdom is due to hold a national election on June 8". Moments after, police responded with armed officers to an incident at Borough Market, an open market adjacent to London Bridge. A fleet of ambulances have been seen heading towards London Bridge. Read More »

Trump touts need for travel ban after London terror attack

Two French people were injured in the London attack which left six dead and almost 50 wounded, the French presidency said on Sunday, with one said to be in serious condition. They advised that this was a better option than negotiating or surrendering to attackers. If there's nowhere to go then... We went towards Borough Market and everyone went inside (the bar). Read More »

Hussain Nawaz appears before Panama papers JIT for fourth time


The six-member JIT was constituted by the Supreme Court to examine the financial transactions of the Sharif family to buy four apartments in Park Lane, London. Since the verbal attack of Nehal Hashmi on the apex court and its nominated JIT falls within the ambit of sections 6 and 7 of the Anti-Terrorists Act therefore the government should immediately register a criminal case against him. Read More »

M's political violence will be dealt with legally: Amit Shah


Speaking to party workers on Saturday, Shah said the BJP could come to power in the state only with the support of Christians, Muslims and Dalits. "This is Amit Shah's vain attempt at lifting the spirits of BJP members who lost their self-confidence with their pathetic defeat in the Malappuram elections. Read More »

United Nations 'strongly' condemns North Korea's latest missile launch


The identity of the object remained unclear, the military said, but Yonhap news agency said it was possibly a drone. North Korea has flown drones over the border in the past. The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's latest missile test on Monday, warning that it will seek additional sanctions against its regime. Read More »