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Former UK Prime Minister Cameron casts vote in Snap general election

The second largest seat victor, according to the exit polls, will be the Labour Party, lead by socialist Jeremy Corbyn , with a predicted 266 seats. On 13 July 2016, May was appointed Prime Minister by Queen Elizabeth II, just two days after becoming Leader of the Conservative Party. Security has dominated the late stages of the campaign, after the attacks in Manchester and London . Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn's Election Chances Continue to Grow With Help of Female Voters


Some tough questions for the Labour leader. Mr Corbyn said "Given the chance to present a united front from our worldwide partners [Mrs May] has instead opted for silence and once again subservience to Donald Trump". There was no gentle warming up, with the opening questioner accusing her of "broken promises and backtracking". May was unapologetic. "There isn't a magic money tree we can shake", she said. Read More »

Could a hung parliament make Jeremy Corbyn prime minister?


But whatever Mrs May's personal future, some Tory ministers were speculating last night that the party might be forced to call a second general election this year - a repeat of the two elections held in 1974. Others predicted she would soon be gone. Appearing as a pundit on ITV, he said: "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to form a government then she I doubt will survive in the long term as Conservative party leader". Read More »

EU expands sanctions against North Korea

We are committed to our South Korean ally. It also said it has reported the missile launches to President Moon Jae-in's office. It was developed by the Academy of National Defense Science, a blacklisted agency by the United Nations over its role in supporting North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. Read More »

Trump's lawyer accuses Comey of perjury

Former FBI director James Comey gave his first public comments since he was sacked from the position in an explosive testimony. Trump did not tweet during Thursday's hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, in which Comey said he'd been defamed by Trump and that he hoped there were tapes of the discussions he had with the president. Read More »

Kerala HC again slams government for opening bars on the sly


Kochi: For the second day in succession, the Kerala High Court on Wednesday slammed the way the state government was trying to interpret their earlier directive about opening of liquor vends on highways and directed three top Excise officials to appear before it with all files on June 14. Read More »

Saudi snub to minute's silence 'a disgrace'


Two Australians Kirsty Boden, 28, from Loxton and Sara Zelenak, 21 , from Brisbane, were killed in the horrific London Bridge terror attack which left eight dead and 48 injured. Images from the match show the Australian team lined up in the middle of the pitch, with the Saudi players choosing to finish their pre-match warm-up instead. Read More »

Footage of police eliminating London Bridge terrorists released


I'm so sorry I couldn't do more and I want you to know I did everything I could". A seemingly oblivious passerby can then be seen walking into view, and he is immediately set upon by 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba - the Moroccan-Italian who was reportedly identified as a terror threat before entering Britain, but could not be denied entry due to Free Movement rules which stipulate that criminals and other undesirables holding an European Union nationality cannot be kept out unless they pose a ... Read More »

Japan enacts law for Emperor Akihito to abdicate


The legislation endorsed Friday, May 19, 2017 would allow Crown Prince Naruhito to succeed his father as emperor. Akihito , 83, who has had heart surgery and undergone treatment for prostate cancer, in a rare television address last August, said that he feared age might make it hard for him to continue to fulfil his duties . Read More »

Qatar is escalating diplomatic row: UAE minister Gargash

Qatar's top diplomat says no one gave Arab nations the right to "blockade" his energy-rich country, and that the campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies to isolate Qatar is based on "false and fabricated news". S&P said in a statement on Wednesday that the severing of diplomatic and business links by the Gulf combine and Egypt with Qatar, the world's largest producer of natural gas, "will exacerbate Qatar's external vulnerabilities and could put pressure on economic growth and fiscal" stability. Read More »

Alex Salmond out in bad night for the SNP

Before the election, the SNP said they were seeking a "triple lock" on a second referendum, after their victory in the 2016 Scottish parliament election and a vote of MSPs earlier this year. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said on Twitter she was "utterly thrilled" for Mr Killen, adding that he will be "an outstanding MP". The prospect for a second independence referendum in Scotland appears more unlikely than at any point since last year's European Union referendum thanks to the SNP's ... Read More »

Ex-Philippines govt employee blamed for casino attack

ISIS had claimed responsibility for the attack Friday, but officials have repeatedly denied it was terror-related. Cuy said the families of the Taiwanese victims were planning to have the remains cremated and brought to Taiwan on Monday. In two years, he had amassed 4 million pesos in debt at one casino alone. At a press conference on Sunday regarding the attack, National Capital Region Police Office Chief Oscar Albayalde said: "This could have probably triggered him, which is why he was ... Read More »

Mandsaur incident: Rahul Gandhi meets kin of deceased farmers


Farmers in the state have long demanded a government-backed minimum fixed price for their produce to help protect against fluctuations in crop prices. Thousands of farmers in the state governed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) have for days been calling for loan waivers and a floor price for crops as economic and weather conditions pinch profits. Read More »

Indonesia arrests man linked to attack on Philippine city


Considering we have paralysed (their) logistics capability, we are looking at the possibility that the end will be near", he said, referring to improvised explosive devices, or bombs. Seated at a table among them was Isnilon Hapilon, leader of the Abu Sayyaf group who was proclaimed by Islamic State past year as its "emir" of Southeast Asia. Read More »

Kuwait Ruler meets Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift


After finishing his meetings in Dubai , Al Shabah will travel to Doha to pass on to the Qatari Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the result of the talks, including those held today and yesterday's, in the Saudi city of Jeddah, with King Salman bin Abdulaziz. Read More »

Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

Doha is a major global travel hub, but flag carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere in the Middle East. A declaration of war. The Indian embassy said that it is monitoring the situation closely and is in touch with the Qatari authorities to ensure the safety and security of Indian nationals in Qatar. Read More »

Acid attack in Tehran park leaves at least 14 wounded

Five of them had previously fought with ISIS in Mosul and Raqqa, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said in a statement Thursday. The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack. It claimed responsibility in April for attacks that killed 10 Iranian border guards near Pakistan. In a statement yesterday, Guterres spokesperson said that "the Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attacks ". Read More »

Comey lays out the case that President Trump obstructed justice

Contrary to numerous false press accounts leading up to today's hearing, Mr. Comey has now finally confirmed publicly what he repeatedly told President Trump privately: That is, that the President was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference. Read More »

UP 10th Result 2017 to be Declared on Today


With only few hours left for the UP board result 2017 to be declared, here are certain important things that students awaiting Class 10 and 12 results should focus on. The exams were initially set to take place February 17 onwards, but were pushed back to March 16 due to the Assembly polls in the state. Open the link- UP Board High School (Class X) Examination- 2017 Results. Read More »

Will Donald Trump prevent James Comey from testifying in Russian Federation investigation?

According to sources quoted in a new report by Reuters , that delay is the result of a "chaotic" recruiting process in which "job interviews led by Trump have been brief". Independent analysts have said they don't believe Comey, now a private citizen, can be stopped if he is intent on telling his story. Russia has repeatedly denied any effort to interfere in the USA election, and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said some Russians might have acted on their own without their ... Read More »