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FIFA president says Qatar World Cup not under threat


Following a request from the United Arab Emirates, FIFA, the global governing body of football, removed a Qatari referee from an upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifier match between UAE and Thailand, AP reported on Sunday. Asked if he believed that Qatar's hosting was in danger, Infantino replied: "No". "We are indeed facing a diplomatic crisis". He clarified, however, that 'FIFA's main mission is football and not getting involved in geopolitical issues, ' even though he went further and said ... Read More »

Theresa May appoints ministers to her shaky government


Mrs May's office was forced to backtrack late on Saturday after announcing that an outline deal had been agreed with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) to form a government, admitting that talks were still ongoing. May had relied on Timothy and Hill for advice and support since her previous job at the interior ministry, and their resignations will be a personal blow. Read More »

Irish prime minister tells Theresa May of 'concern' about Tory-DUP deal

In other developments Sunday, the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson issued a statement dismissing reports he was being encouraged to challenge May for her job. This would involve the DUP supporting the Conservatives on key votes but not joining a formal coalition. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. Read More »

Maharashtra SSC 10th Results 2017 - MSBSHSE SSC Result


Before publishing the SSC results online, the Maharashtra Board wants to ensure that their are no errors while uploading the results. Now, the wait is over. All the candidates who had written the exam can check the results from the direct link provided below. Last year the total students appeared for the exams was lower than this year and the overall passing percentage was 89.56%. Read More »

Theresa May's top advisers quit after UK election shock


Many believe the results of the 2017 general elections will also impact Britain's exit from the 27-nation bloc, as the main reason behind calling for sudden elections was to strengthen May's hands in parliament to negotiate with Brussels and pass necessary legislation. Read More »

Comey testimony another step on the path to Trump's disgrace

No ... next question", Trump said when asked during a joint news conference with Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos if he had, in any way, tried to influence the probe. During the testimony, Comey was asked by Sen. During his campaign, Trump often said it was time to "drain the swamp" in Washington of corrupt and self-dealing insiders. Read More »

Petition against Tory/DUP government reaches more than 300000 signatures


The result was a personal humiliation for Mrs May who called the election three years before she had to to bolster her position in Parliament as she embarked on the negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the EU. Some Conservative lawmakers called for May's joint chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, to be sacked for their key role in the election campaign. Read More »

Gulf crisis threatens Qatar Airways transit business


Jeddah - Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates announced hotlines to help families with Qatari members. On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain cut their diplomatic relations with Qatar , closed their air, sea and land access to it and ordered Qatari citizens to leave their countries within two weeks, accusing the gas-rich peninsula state of sponsoring terrorist organizations, including Al Qaida-linked groups in the Syrian civil war, and the politics of Iran , which ... Read More »

Talks to restore Stormont institutions to resume

The prospect of no clear victor emerging from Britain's election is "perfect territory" for Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) and they would be willing to negotiate with Mrs Theresa May's Conservatives, a senior MP said on Thursday. Read More »

Theresa May was arrogant and blew it says Leave


In an article for the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and to notice surging support for the opposition Labour Party . But Tory sources indicated she would continue in Number 10. In this scenario, the DUP in Northern Ireland could prove crucial to helping May cling onto power. Read More »

Qatar crisis issue may turn to global problem: Turkish PM


Regardless, the alleged comments are just a small part of a much deeper rift, which stems from Qatar's support for regional Islamist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood, as well as its relatively warm ties with Iran-with which it shares the world's largest natural gas deposit. Read More »

London Bridge attack: Man, 27, arrested as police raid address in Barking


The 22-year-old was the son of an Italian mother from the northern city of Bologna and a Moroccan father who held passports from both countries, Italian media reported. But while the bridge reopened fully on Wednesday, the Borough Market and a small surrounding area remain closed, police said . Several people had alerted police to Butt's extremist views and he also appeared past year in a documentary, " The Jihadis Next Door ", in which he is shown unfurling a black-and-white flag ... Read More »

Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at workplace near Orlando

Upon arrival, deputies discovered 3 deceased males, 1 deceased female, and 1 injured male. A fifth victim, also male, was transported with injuries to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to the gunshot wound (s). The name of the shooter will be released after next of kin notified, he said. Trey Kennedy lives right across the 69-year-old Robert Snyder and was stunned to hear about his sudden passing. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj ends his fast


Chouhan began his indefinite fast on Saturday, asserting he would lay down his life for farmers. "Peace has been restored in MP and no case of violence has been reported yesterday (Saturday) and today (Sunday)", he said before ending his fast. Read More »

Several arrests made at anti-Shariah rallies


A Denver protest Saturday over fears extremist interpretations of Islamic law will one day become the law of the land ended up producing yelling and insults, some scuffles and at least four arrests. Aneelah Afzali, who heads a Seattle-area group that works against discrimination and hate crimes, said she will be putting up an "ask a Muslim booth" near Seattle's anti-Shariah rally, "so people can ask questions directly about Islam, and we can counter conspiracy theories, accusations and lies ... Read More »

Afghan soldier kills 3 United States service members

Incidents of Afghan forces attacking coalition troops were major problem several years ago, but has died down with the addition of new security measures for the forces. The statement provided no further details of the incident but said it was under investigation. President Donald Trump was briefed on the shootings, a White House spokesman said, but as of Saturday evening there had been no comment from the President. Read More »

Australian FM Confirms Two Nationals Killed in Saturday's London Terror Act

Four people reported missing have not been seen since the attack, including French tourist Xavier Thomas , who police believe might have been knocked into the River Thames by the terrorists' speeding van. This latest incident involved a vehicle ramming into pedestrians on London Bridge before continuing in the direction of the Borough Market . Ms Gonçalves earlier told Fairfax Media she was separated from Ms Zelenak as they desperately ran away from London Bridge. Read More »

World leaders condemn deadly attack in Kabul


The explosion occurred near the German embassy at one of the entrances to Kabul's unofficial Green Zone. Also in the area is Afghanistan's foreign ministry, the presidential palace and its intelligence and security headquarters, guarded by soldiers trained by the U.S. Read More »

US, Mexico battle to draw after Bradley wonder strike

The USA is coming off of a solid but unspectacular 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday in Denver, where Christian Pulisic scored both goals and flashed his credentials for best player in the squad despite being just 18. The Mexican is reportedly on his way to Manchester City and could trouble the US defence if they give him too much space. Recent history augurs well for Bruce Arena's side. Read More »

Karnataka: Pro-Kannada activists call for bandh over Mahadayi water dispute


The exams for Diploma in Education and Diploma in Elementary Education scheduled for Monday have been put off by a day, Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board director said in a statement. Nargund and Navalgund town, where violence had broken out past year over the issue, is expected to witness a total bandh as farmers in the region will benefit from the water project. Read More »

May clings to power despite election fail


As rumours swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. Ms Davidson, who is gay, spoke out after Theresa May outlined a plan to seek a deal with the socially hardline party, which has 10 seats in the Commons, to prop up her minority administration. Read More »