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Thulani Serero: South African midfielder joins Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem

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Bafana Bafana global, Thulani Serero, has agreed to a three-year deal with Dutch side, Vitesse Arnhem. But I did tell him‚ and I will tell you guys‚ that I think he's one of our biggest talents. Vitesse is a partner club of English Premier League champions, Chelsea, with several Blues players spending loan spells with the Dutch club as part of their development. Read More »

Election Commission issues notification for President's election

The term of the present occupant Pranab Mukherjee arrives at an end on July 24. Voting will take place on July 17 from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m.at the places of polling fixed under the rules. Elected members ofthe Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha and elected members of statelegislative assemblies are the electors. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has initiated moves to bring the opposition on a common platform. Read More »

Trump Legal Team To File Complaint Against Comey

Feinstein also asked Comey why he didn't challenge the president defending his former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, when he believed that Trump was urging him to drop the investigation. If that was an order, rather than a suggestion, Mr Trump may be vulnerable to the charge of obstruction of justice. Trump said in a tweet last month after Comey was sacked. Read More »

Qatar withdraws peacekeepers from Djibouti-Eritrea border

Erdogan vehemently rejected the accusations - already strongly denied by Doha - that Qatar supports terrorism, arguing the country had been a staunch opponent of Islamic State group. Saudi Arabia has closed Qatar's sole land border and joined other countries in cutting off sea traffic, leading panicked residents to stockpile food. Read More »

French Open women's quarterfinals get started

Dive in for the all the headlines and sidelines from the fifth day. Jelena Ostapenko shakes hands with Caroline Wozniacki after their quaterfinal match Tuesday. Look at the backhand victor. A three-hour delay ensued - the French Open is the lone grand slam without a roof, though that will finally change in 2020 - the type that can so often switch momentum in matches. Read More »

Preet Bharara says fired for refusing Trump's call

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President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , is said to have bragged about his role in the firing of Preet Bharara , the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY, sources told ProPublica . Trump , Bharara said, called him in December to 'shoot the breeze'. "The number of times that President Obama called me in seven and a half years was zero", he said. Read More »

24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

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Soon after, people nearby reported seeing flames and smoke shooting from its windows. Flames and smoke engulf the 27-story building in London on Wednesday. "People have been bringing water, clothes, anything they've got to help, out to the cordon". Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton called it an "unprecedented incident" unlike anything she had seen in her 29-year career as a firefighter. Read More »

Massive fire engulfs London apartment block, claims lives

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But he said there was so much smoke, his attempts to reach trapped residents were hopeless. "It's so heartbreaking, I've seen someone flashing their torches at the top level and they obviously can't get out". Exhausted firefighters sprawled on the pavement just inside the police cordon, drinking water from plastic bottles. Massive flames licked up the sides of the block as 200 firefighters battled the blaze along with 40 fire engines. Read More »

Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP restart

The British are known for their staunch traditionalism, but a royal custom has delayed the Queen's speech, which is meant to commence the opening of Parliament on June 19. Earlier, Ms Foster said the talks were going well: "We hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion". "We will continue to take the fight to the Tories and I will be out campaigning around the country in Conservative marginals in those extra seats we need to gain to deliver the government for the ... Read More »

Senate Questions Jeff Sessions About Contacts With Russian Officials

He said at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Richard Burr, R-N.C., this head spinner: "I would have gladly have reported the meeting and encounter that may have occurred and some say occurred in the Mayflower if I had remembered it or if it actually occurred, which I don't remember that it did". Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise, aides shot at baseball practice in Virginia

Scalise, a Louisiana Republican, was shot in the hip, according to reports. Witnesses reported that several members of Congress sheltered in place, that several dozen shots were heard and there are reports of injuries. The Congressional baseball game is an annual tradition pitting members of the Democratic and Republican parties against each other. "I am fine. Thank you to those who have asked", Rep. Read More »

Election result 2017: DUP-Tory deal announcement due

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She made a self-depreciating joke after John Bercow was re-elected as the Speaker, quipping: "At least someone got a landslide". Though the UK's trade agreement with the European Union is the talk of the town, we mustn't lose sight of the fact that Ministers are also touring the world searching for trade. Read More »

JIT summons CM Shahbaz in Panama Case

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Shehbaz, who is chief minister of Punjab, has been summoned by the JIT on June 17, three days after Sharif is scheduled to appear before it, said The Express Tribune. It is for the first time that a sitting prime minister would appear before a high-level probe team traditionally constituted to investigate high-profile criminal cases. Read More »

Unknown number killed in massive London high-rise blaze

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It was a awful scene, you could hear people screaming for help. "There were people banging on windows screaming, crying out for help". "Residents continue to be evacuated from the tower block fire in North Kensington". "We declared a major incident very early, which meant not just the fire service but also the London Ambulance Service, the police and the others were involved at the scene", Khan said. Read More »

Top Haqqani commander killed in drone attack in Pak

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A drone attack in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region today killed a top commander of the dreaded Haqqani network, blamed for the attack in Afghanistan's capital Kabul that killed almost 150 people. Imran Khan also asked if government of Pakistan has consented to such strikes. Haqqani network was formed in the late 1970s by Jalaluddin Haqqani. Read More »

Farmers protest: Scindia arrested enroute to Mandsaur

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Scindia, the suave and sophisticated face of the Congress party, was seen seated atop the anti-riot "Vajra" vehicle, clenching his fist and chanting slogans like "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan". Former central ministers Jyotiraditya Scindia and Suresh Pachauri, Congress leader Kantilal Bhuriya, Rajya Sabha member Vivek Tankha state party President Arun Yadav, Leader of Opposition in the assembly Ajay Singh, and many other party leaders will participate. Read More »

John Major: Tory-DUP deal could jeopardise Northern Ireland peace

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That concern is made more pressing by two factors: the looming threat of Brexit, which could make it necessary to once again erect barriers along the now invisible border between Northern Ireland and Ireland, once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union; and the fact that Northern Ireland's local assembly is in crisis. Read More »

Nine states join Cuomo's climate alliance

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DE is one of 13 states to join the group. McAuliffe signed an Executive Directive to initate the process to cap carbon emissions by electric utilities in Virginia. And the clean energy industry is now creating far more jobs than we are losing in the fossil fuel industry. "This was a test, and Governor McAuliffe has failed". Read More »

London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP

DUP leader Arlene Foster is due to meet May on Tuesday for crunch talks, which could force the delay of the government's presentation of its legislative programme to parliament by Queen Elizabeth II, due on June 19. Speaking alongside her party's deputy leader, Nigel Dodds, Mrs Foster pledged to use her newly acquired influence wisely and she defended the DUP's role as kingmakers at Westminster. Read More »

'Anxiety and fear' in Northern Ireland over Conservative-DUP talks - Sinn Fein

Lawmakers, who are by tradition not named at such meetings, told Reuters that there were no dissenting voices and that the party had no appetite for a leadership election. Writing in the mass-circulation Sun newspaper, Johnson stressed that the Conservatives won more votes than at any time since Margaret Thatcher and are still the largest party in Parliament. Read More »

Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

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Ms Davidson will also attend a meeting of top cabinet ministers, since emerging from last week's election as one of the most powerful figures in the party. "I don't want to see the Brexit deal going through (Britain's national parliament) the House of Commons with a majority of one, I want to see it going through the House of Commons with support across parties", Mundell told BBC Scotland . Read More »