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2 of 4 Rescued N.Korean Fishermen Want to Defect

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The new government is undertaking a delicate balancing act, saying the two Thaad launchers already in place are safe, but suspending further deployment until completion of the probe - ordered after an allegedly botched roll out of the missile shield by the previous government. Read More »

Trump won't say if conversations with Comey were taped

One of the most significant allegations against Trump is that he pressured Comey to let go of the FBI's criminal investigation into Flynn's financial dealings with foreign entities. At the time , Comey said, the attorney general was weighing his recusal from all matters related to the Russia investigation - largely for his failure to acknowledge two previous meetings with the Russian ambassador during his January confirmation hearing - and for other "facts" the former director said ... Read More »

More Arrested in Connection With Tehran Terrorist Attacks

The terrorist group of Daesh ( ISIS ) has claimed responsibility for the fatal attacks in Tehran. According to the Intelligence Ministry, during the operations, large amounts of weapons, bomb-making materials, explosive belts, communication equipment, and forged documents were also found. Read More »

United Kingdom election: May's lead dips further after questions raised about police cuts

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Police said a 30-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday at an address in east London . Two men were arrested on a street in Ilford and the third was apprehended at an Ilford residence when police searched the home, authorities said. Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan who was known to security services, while Italian authorities said they warned the United Kingdom that 22-year-old Zaghba was a "possible suspect". Read More »

Police reveals the identity of all three London terrorists

Italy's intelligence services had reported Zaghba and his frequent movements to Moroccan and British authorities, Corriere reported. Pakistani-born British citizen Butt and Rachid Redouane , who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, were named on Monday night as two of the terrorists who launched a murderous rampage around London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night. Read More »

Man who opened fire in Moscow eliminates to police

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The drama played out in the village of Kratovo in Moscow's Ramensky District, where the man, named by neighbors as "Igor", barricaded himself in his house and opened fire on by-passers and police. "Four people are dead", Moscow regional police spokeswoman Tatiana Petrova told state-run news agency RIA Novosti . An investigation is now underway to determine the exact circumstances surrounding the encounter and a murder investigation has been launched. Read More »

Top two aides to British PM May quit

That the result of the British election has come as a shock to Theresa May is stating the obvious, but what perhaps may not be as obvious is the underlying message it has given to the Tories and its leadership. "May stares into the abyss", wrote The Times, while the Conservative-supporting Sun tabloid said succinctly: "She's had her chips". May announced Friday she would seek to form a minority government with the help of a small Northern Irish party, the far-right Democratic Unionist Party . Read More »

Clinging to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

The DUP, which won 10 seats, said it is ready to talk with May about supporting her government, although such an alliance would be far from straight forward. DUP Leader Arlene Foster recently denied the party was homophobic. "I think if we'd had a large Conservative majority like all the polling was pointing to, then Theresa May could've pushed through her version of Brexit which is outside the single market, outside the customs union with tight control over migration, and not giving much ... Read More »

PM hopes SCO membership to help Pakistan for peaceful neighborhood

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The resolve was expressed during meeting between Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sideline of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit in Astana . Praising the activities of the competent bodies of SCO member states and the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure in combating terrorism, extremism, separatism, the SCO leaders stressed the importance of intensifying work toward the expedited adoption of the UN Comprehensive Convention on ... Read More »

'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

Trump demurred when asked whether tapes of his talks with Comey actually exist. "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", he said. Mr Comey also revealed that he had orchestrated the release of information about his private conversations with the president in an effort to further the investigation. Read More »

Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense begins calling witnesses

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Another witness on Friday, Officer Dennis Tavares from the Mattapoisett Police Department, testified that he arrested Conrad Roy III's father, Conrad Roy Jr., in February 2014 for domestic assault and battery. In one message, Carter wrote: "Hang yourself, jump off a building, stab yourself idk there's a lot of ways". "Take your life?" Carter responded. I've been over thinking for a while now. Read More »

Trump Eager to Rebut Comey Testimony Under Oath

Special counsel Robert Mueller must accept the offer of the President of the United States - made for all to hear at the White House Friday - to testify under oath about Russian Federation, his associates, the 2016 presidential campaign and the firing of Jim Comey. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon admits SNP rethink on referendum timing

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The marginal seat is now the only one held by the Conservatives in Scotland, with the incumbent, qualified solicitor and current Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell, holding off the SNP challenge by just 798 votes in 2015. Likewise, the i newspaper focuses on the so-called "triple lock" for a new independence vote and says the SNP leader would take a win for her party in Scotland as a mandate for another referendum. Read More »

UNRWA Found Tunnel Under Two Gaza Schools

UNRWA discovered on June 1 "part of a tunnel that passes under two adjacent agency schools in the Maghazi camp" during construction work, spokesman Christopher Gunness said on Friday. The ambassador added: "The cruelty of Hamas knows no bounds as they use the children of Gaza as human shields". "UNRWA condemns the existence of such tunnels in the strongest possible terms". Read More »

Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

Timothy, who was special adviser to Theresa May when she was Secretary of State at the Home Office and also worked on her election campaign , was appointed Joint Chief of Staff past year in July. London's neutrality in Northern Ireland is key to the delicate balance of power in the province once plagued by decades of unrest. She insisted she would press ahead with Brexit talks, which are to begin in 10 days. Read More »

Russian Federation concerned about aggravated relations between Arab countries, Qatar - Lavrov

Some analysts believe the Saudi anger is rather because Qatar acts more independently of Riyadh. A separate SPA report on Saturday acknowledged Tillerson's call for Qatar to curtail support for terrorism, without mentioning that he had also said the crisis was hurting ordinary Qataris, impairing business and harming the USA fight against the Islamic State militant group. Read More »

Percent of Republicans Think Trump Tweets Too Much

Those who once expressed "strong support" for Trump -Republicans, whites without a college degree, white men, 65 and older, white women, Independents and 18 to 34 year-olds - have all seen a steady decline. He's also tweeted barbs at former FBI Director James Comey, whom he fired. White House sources admitted that they were anxious, saying they were purposely trying to keep the president occupied, "But if he wants to watch it, it's not like we can say, 'oh, the TV doesn't work'". Read More »

Boko Haram claims major attack on key northeast Nigerian city

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It is not true that we were overcome during the attack. He added that the insurgents slit the victims throats instead of using guns, in order not to make noise as troops were troops stationed in Gwoza, two kilometres (1.2 miles) away. Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. Large areas around Lake Chad and the Cameroon border remain inaccessible in an ongoing insurgency that has killed at least 20,000 since 2009. Read More »