World

May and Corbyn set out opposing European Union 'no deal' stances

May and Corbyn set out opposing European Union 'no deal' stances

While May's Conservatives maintained their focus on terrorism after the attack on a pop concert on May 22, Labour said the prime minister's U-turn on care for the elderly on the same day left many questions unanswered. It is likely the results are somewhat influenced by Mr Corbyn's enthusiastic supporters - the Labour leader's activists have clearly been encouraged to engage with the survey. Read More

Continue Reading »

Wenger regrets not bringing Man Utd midfielder Carrick to Arsenal

Wenger regrets not bringing Man Utd midfielder Carrick to Arsenal

But staff made a blunder when they spelt his name "Michael Carrtick" on the team-sheet. I'd like to extend my condolences to those affected by the events in Manchester and also those in London. "This game's now got extra signficance in the weight of what's happened over the last couple of weeks". Regarding the testimonial itself he added: "The atmosphere was incredible". Read More

Continue Reading »

Press statement by Prime Minister during his visit to France

The newly-elected French president said his country was committed to India's fight against militancy. Echoing the sentiment expressed by PM Modi, President Macron said, "I would like India to stand behind France against terrorism". The prime minister said the accord is an "article of faith" and reflects the duty to protect the earth. Asked by the moderator whether India would side with the U.S. Read More

Continue Reading »

Canadian among London dead: Trudeau

Before Trump's tweet , a Fox News host made a similar point, saying, "Notice we're not having a gun debate right now, because they didn't kill with guns". "They are bound together by the single evil ideology of Islamist extremism that preaches hatred, sows division, and promotes sectarianism", she said. Read More

Continue Reading »

Why Trump Isn't Moving The US Embassy In Israel

The Palestinians are praising President Donald Trump's decision not to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, saying it strengthens the chances of peace. Zomlot says: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the USA administration". "We know that peace is possible if we put aside the pain and disagreements of the past and commit together to finally resolving this crisis", he said. Read More

Continue Reading »

United States ambassador praises London mayor after Trump critique

Police shot dead the three male assailants in the Borough Market area near London Bridge within eight minutes of receiving the first emergency call shortly after 10 p.m. "She couldn't speak, but I got to see her and she gave me the thumbs up, so I knew that she was OK". "I do not want to see my children grow up in a world where they are afraid to go to the mall, or a concert, or travel the world", Scheer said. Read More

Continue Reading »

Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry

Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry

Officials have not ruled out Abedi's acting as part of a wider network - a crucial question that arose last week because of the sophisticated and effective nature of the attack and the timing of his visit to Libya. As we have reported , Abedi's father and brother were also detained in Libya last week. 'We need the public's help in this. They are trying to re-create his movements before he detonated a bomb hidden in a knapsack at the concert and are trying to track a blue suitcase he was ... Read More

Continue Reading »

After London attack, PM says Britain must contain extremism

While, to date, most Salafist jihadi terrorists have not been radicalised online alone, the widespread use of encrypted messaging app Telegram has allowed terrorist networks to communicate with relative ease. "This is yet another reminder that we live in dark and risky times", Scheer said in one social media post. Daniel O'Neill, 23, also suffered a seven-inch cut from his stomach to his back and was also recovering in a hospital, BBC reported . Read More

Continue Reading »

Hackers could be from 'anywhere' - Putin

In a trailer for an interview with NBC's Megyn Kelly released Sunday, the Russian premier says that he sat next to Flynn at a dinner in late 2015, but only made polite small talk. He said he had personally reviewed the United States intelligence reports which made the hacking allegations against Russian Federation, and that they contained no meaningful evidence. Read More

Continue Reading »

UP: Minor raped in Barabanki, two held

UP: Minor raped in Barabanki, two held

Six criminals looted a family at the Jewar-Bulandshahr highway in Greater Noida region of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday early morning. Four women, who were travelling in the auto along with as many men, alleged that they were raped at gun point after they tried to resist the robbery bid, PTI reported. Read More

Continue Reading »

Legendary southern rocker Gregg Allman to be laid to rest

They played in their first band together, the Allman Joys, in the mid 60's. Cher has been using her social media account to express her grief over the passing of Gregg Allman . All of those present at Allman's funeral wore jeans instead of suits, as requested by his estate. Although fans were not permitted inside the cemetery, they were able to look down onto his grave site from a nearby hill. Read More

Continue Reading »

US First Lady Melania Trump is Catholic, spokeswoman confirms

US First Lady Melania Trump is Catholic, spokeswoman confirms

The Holy See said in a statement that the meeting was "cordial". However, he did seem warmer towards Trump's wife and daughter as he greeted them, and joked with Melania . US President Donald Trump has said he is " more determined than ever" to pursue peace in the world after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. The group selected for the monumental meeting between the USA president and the pontiff was diverse, including family members ( First Lady Melania , daughter Ivanka , ... Read More

Continue Reading »

London Mayor: Some injured in attack are in critical condition

It was not the first time Trump has been accused of using a terror attack to make a political point, and with Londoners still in shock Sunday, the president's tweets drew angry responses on both sides of the Atlantic. Police did not release the names of the attackers. A large area on the south bank of the River Thames remained cordoned off Sunday, and police told people to avoid the area. Read More

Continue Reading »

Unsure of U.S., Asia builds new alliances to counter China

Unsure of U.S., Asia builds new alliances to counter China

Turnbull will also likely discuss the nuclear weapons threat posed by North Korea, having already joined US President Donald Trump in calling for China to put greater pressure on its neighbouring, reclusive ally. He is here for the second Singapore- Australia Leaders' Summit. Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) chief David Koh, who signed the agreement with Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, Dr Tobias Feakin, said the MOU demonstrates both ... Read More

Continue Reading »

German envoy to US downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

On Tuesday morning, Trump tweeted Germany is hurting the US with its trade surplus and because he says it's not spending enough on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military defense. Spicer went on to say that the quote from Merkel was taken out of context. "Given her experience with the Cold War, Merkel has long upheld and defended American ideals". Read More

Continue Reading »

Ariana Grande returns to Manchester stage for benefit show

Ariana's manager Scooter Braun took the mic to pass a message on from Tottington High School pupil Adam Lawler, aged 15, who's friend Olivia Campbell-Hardy, from Bury, died in the attack. " Manchester , your bravery is our hope". "We need to show that we are not scared", he said, before joining his family in a frenzied round of selfie-taking. Read More

Continue Reading »

Grande returning to stage Sunday for Manchester benefit show

In addition to Grande, Sunday's concert will feature performances from acts including Coldplay, the Black Eyed Peas , Justin Bieber , Miley Cyrus , Take That , Katy Perry , Usher and Pharrell Williams . Following the London Bridge attack on Saturday that left seven people dead and 48 others injured, fans were anxious that security concerns would prevent Grande from performing at the One Love Manchester concert. Read More

Continue Reading »

Cant stop BJP with violence: Amit Shah

Cant stop BJP with violence: Amit Shah

He had said the BJP , which had won several Assembly polls in the country after the 2014 Lok Sabha election, would not be "fully satisfied" till it tasted victory in the Kerala Assembly polls. "The Muslim League has more or less consolidated the bulk of Muslim votes, and it may be a tough nut to crack". In a bid to reach out to the members of the Christian community in Kerala, Shah had met the heads of the Syro Malankara, Syro Malabar and Latin Catholic churches and discussed the issues ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Tories in 'chaos' over tax policies, Labour and Lib Dems claim

Tories in 'chaos' over tax policies, Labour and Lib Dems claim

Failure to win the June 8 election with a large majority would weaken May just as formal Brexit talks are due to begin while the loss of her majority in Parliament would pitch British politics into turmoil. But the Liberal Democrats claimed the Labour leader could not be trusted on Brexit and attacked the Prime Minister's performance. A YouGov poll showed earlier in the week that a hung parliament was likely in this general election since the Tories could lose 20 seats and Labour ... Read More

Continue Reading »

A look at what is and isn't known about the London attack

A look at what is and isn't known about the London attack

British police said they were dealing with "incidents" on London Bridge and nearby Borough Market in the heart of the British capital Saturday, as witnesses reported a vehicle veering off the road and hitting several pedestrians. "We cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are", May said, calling for a strengthened counter-terrorism strategy that could include longer jail sentences for some offences and new cyberspace regulations. Read More

Continue Reading »

Twelve arrested after deadly terror rampage at London Bridge

Brett Freeman was one of dozens of people to be injured when terrorists mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and went on a knife rampage in Borough Market . "We believe three people were involved, but we still have got some more inquiries to do to be 100 percent confident in that", he said. "Violence can never be allowed to disrupt the democratic process, so those campaigns will resume in full tomorrow", the prime minister said. Read More

Continue Reading »

Germany, China vow to deepen partnership amid global uncertainty

Germany, China vow to deepen partnership amid global uncertainty

She added: "But from that grows a special responsibility for both countries - for Germany and China - in all global issues - for example for climate protection, for the prevention of violent conflicts or in worldwide trade policy". two major players in the climate arena declare that they are committed to the Paris agreement ", he said of the European Union and China. The two addressed a wide range of other issues from free trade, electro-mobility and diplomatic efforts to solve the North ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Kerala assembly to debate new cattle law on June 8

Kerala assembly to debate new cattle law on June 8

There have been a number of attacks on people transporting cattle by cow vigilantes, on the suspicion that the animals were meant for cattle. The central government can not do many things without involving the states . The government has initiated two committees: the District Animal Market Monitoring Committee to register animal markets; and the Animal Market Committee at the local authority level to manage the markets. Read More

Continue Reading »

Usmanov not done with Arsenal takeover

Usmanov not done with Arsenal takeover

Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke also has ownership stakes in the Denver Nuggets , Colorado Avalanche as well as the EPL club Arsenal . He remains fully committed to the club and, even though Usmanov's offer would net him a massive profit, he is not minded to sell. Read More

Continue Reading »

National Doughnut Day 2017 Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' offer free treats

National Doughnut Day 2017 Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' offer free treats

Like we needed an excuse to grab a donut on the way to work- but, Friday is National Donut Day! Chain and local stores will celebrate National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 2, with free, delicious treats for customers. Krispy Kreme: One free doughnut of your choice. Find the nearest location to you here. It also commemorates the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. Read More

Continue Reading »

12 arrested in London's night of terror; IS claims attack

Within eight minutes of receiving the first emergency call officers shot and killed the three suspected assailants. A member of the public who was accidentally shot in gunfire remains in hospital in non-critical condition. "It is time to say enough is enough", Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday. They said she would have had "no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death". Read More

Continue Reading »

French flair on the menu at Roland Garros

French flair on the menu at Roland Garros

Nadal has won nine of his last 10 matches on clay court. "I only had a week practice, so I am just very happy to be in the third round". Djokovic will next face Diego Schwartzman . "It was a very, very good match", said Wawrinka, who has not dropped a set in Paris so far. And he was playing home. "I just miss my dad, you know?" The 53rd-ranked Kontaveit beat Muguruza the last time they played , in a clay-court tournament in Stuttgart , Germany, in April. Read More

Continue Reading »