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Burhan's successor HM commander Sabzar among two militants killed in Kashmir

According to Kashmir Media Service , The troops during continued violent military operations killed eight youth in Rampur and Uri areas of Baramulla and three others including Sabzar Ahmed at Saimoh in Tral area of Pulwama. However, militants hiding there again opened fire, they said adding a house reportedly suffered damage in the encounter. Six suspected militants were also killed in Kashmir's Rampur along the Line of Control on Saturday, the army said. Read More »

House Intelligence Committee to subpoena Flynn documents

Trump's campaign committee, based at Trump Tower in NY, is now led by Michael Glassner, a former deputy campaign manager, and John Pence, a nephew of Vice President Mike Pence, the Post said. "While we recognize General Flynn's constitutional right to invoke the Fifth Amendment, we are disappointed he has chosen to disregard the Committee's subpoena request for documents relevant and necessary to our investigation". Read More »

Donald Trump 'to keep Russia sanctions' and could 'get tougher'

Cohn spoke to reporters from the sidelines of the G7 summit in Sicily , Trump's final stop on his nine-day, five-stop overseas trip. I made them this promise: "We will put our miners back to work", Trump said. If anything we would look to get tougher on Russian Federation. "We may examine tougher (sanctions)", - he said. "And he wants to clearly hear what the European leaders have to say", Cohn said. Read More »

UK Police Stop Manchester Attack Intelligence Sharing With US Over Media Leaks

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Theresa May held good on her promise to personally challenge Donald Trump over the leaking of intelligence relating to the Manchester terror attack - but waited until after he had issued a statement condemning the leaks. "I don't understand how he'd have become involved in an attack that led to the killing of children". The US media outlets CBS and NBC identified the attacker as Abedi earlier Tuesday. Read More »

Senate panel: Michael Flynn risks contempt of Congress

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Former CIA Director John Brennan has testified that members of Donald Trump's Presidential campaign did have contact with Russian Federation before the United States election. It also came after The Washington Post reported that Trump had pressed his Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers to publicly deny any evidence of ties between his campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on Portland train

One of them was wearing a hijab, Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson told CNN . The third person was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The attack happened on a MAX train as it headed east. Find us on Facebook too! "Witnesses described to police two young women, possibly Muslim , who were on the train at the time of the disturbance and attack, but left prior to police arrival", according to the police report. Read More »

DNC calls for firing Trump's son-in-law over Russian Federation revelations

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Mr Kushner held meetings with Russia's ambassador to Washington , Sergey Kislyak , and a banker from Moscow after Mr Trump's election victory previous year. Flynn, who was forced to resign after misleading administration officials about his conversations with Kislyak, this week asserted his Fifth Amendment rights in declining to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee for documents in its probe into Russian interference, according to senators. Read More »

Ariana Grande Suspends Tour Dates After Manchester Attack

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The father and younger brother of the man suspected of carrying out the suicide bomb attack that killed 22 people and wounded scores at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester this week have been arrested in Libya. star Ariana Grande was performing on Monday night. Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton from a Libyan family, moved around repeatedly before the attack. Eight other men are in custody in connection with Monday's blast, with police and security agencies working to prevent further ... Read More »

Lawyers: Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

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Mr Kushner met with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. and Mr Sergei Gorkov, a banker from a Russian state bank under USA sanctions in December, the Post said . Another Republican close to the White House said the new team is taking a page out of former President Bill Clinton's playbook. The information, which Kislyak relayed to Moscow after their meeting on December 1 or 2, was intercepted by the USA intelligence agencies, the daily said quoting an unnamed USA official briefed on ... Read More »

Throwing Chaos Aside, Trump Aims for Caution on Big Trip

Rouhani's statement comes as President Donald Trump, who just finished a visit to Saudi Arabia and is now visiting Israel, came out forcefully against Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons, its ballistic missile program and its state support for terrorism. Read More »

Trump opens first visit to Israel as president

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The most high-profile moment of Trump's stay in Jerusalem was his visit to the Western Wall , one of the holiest sites in Judaism. Shortly after the meeting, the Prime Minister's Office issued instructions to all government ministers requiring them to be in attendance at the airport at the time of Trump's arrival. Read More »

Gunmen in Egypt killed at least 28 Christians on a bus

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No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. "Everyone is trying to identify the dead and wounded". It's no surprise that the attack on Coptic Christians occured during the Muslim holiday of Ramadan, says Emily Fuentes of Open Doors USA , because attacks on Christians often increase during the month-long holiday. Read More »

Court Orders DSS To Charge Or Release Ifeanyi Ubah Within 48 Hours

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Justice Idris gave the order after granting an ex-parte application filed by Mr Ubah, asking the court to compel the DSS to release. An order by the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday that he be released on bail within 48 hours was opposed by another order by an FCT High Court sitting in Jabi, which granted the DSS an exparte motion to extend the detention of Ubah for 14 days. Read More »

Macron says he pressed Trump on climate accord

During the French presidential election campaign, Putin granted an audience in Moscow to Macron's far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen , while Macron's campaign manager accused Russian Federation of deploying "fake news" to discredit him. And yet, the man brings it on himself, with his repeated attempts to frat-boy alpha-dog his fellow world leaders into submission with aggressive, arm-jerking handshakes . Read More »

Trump meets Pope, calls it an 'honour'

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This isn't new with the Trumps, for that matter; it's the same standthat Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, and Hillary Clinton-who all covered their heads for the pope, but not for the Saudis-took before them. It should be noted that Pope Francis had criticized Donald Trump over his remarks of building walls during his walls. During the USA presidential campaign, the pope said of Trump. Read More »

Telecom, beverage bodies disappointed with GST rates

For other services, the applicable tax rates will be 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent. The Goods and Services Tax (GST ) Council, in a meeting conducted on May 18, 2017, determined the tax rates for nearly 1,211 items with a maximum of them falling in the category of 18%. Read More »

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

As national security adviser, Brzezinski, who Carter plucked from the academic world, saw numerous Soviet Union's foreign policy moves as evidence it could not be trusted. He also taught American foreign policy at Johns Hopkins University. Brzezinski was at times critical of the foreign policies of both Bill Clinton and George W. Read More »

US Launches First Direct Strike on Pro-Regime Troops in Syria

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It's been publicly known for almost a year that US special operations forces operate out of the base, near where the borders of Jordan , Iraq and Syria meet, training Syrian rebels in their fight against Islamic State militants. In April, Daesh terrorists attempted to take the U.S. base near At Tanf in which three US-backed Syrian rebels were killed. The official said at this time it is not clear if the strike was intended as a warning or meant to hit regime forces, who were militia ... Read More »

Paper says Kushner sought secret Russia channel

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Mr Kushner has said he did not discuss sanctions with Mr Gorkov. The banker, Sergei Gorkov, is chairman of VneshEconomBank, a state bank under USA sanctions since July 2014. The White House previously disclosed that the meeting between Kushner, Flynn and Kislyak had occurred. Brennan's testimony was the first public confirmation of the worry at high levels of the U.S. Read More »

Jared Kushner under investigation in Russian Federation probe

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That particular series of meetings are now on the FBI's radar in regard to the current probe, according to the reports . Target is a word that generally refers to someone who is the main suspect of investigators' attention, though prosecutors can and do bring charges against people who are not marked with that distinction. Read More »

Raw: President Donald Trump Arrives in Rome

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Melania and Donald Trump: Game of hands, game of villains!Protocol or quarrel of couple, Melania Trump again struck, but Donald riposte! "Do you have any idea?" He added: "We have before us a rare opportunity to bring stability, security and peace to this region and its people - defeating terrorism". Read More »

Britain's May to Confront Trump Over Manchester Leaks

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The sweeping investigation has caused friction between USA and British security and intelligence officials. "Abedi was one of a larger pool of former SOIs whose risk remained subject to review by MI5 and its partners". As Collomb was speaking in France, Rudd was asked by the BBC about the fact that information about Abedi, including his name, had come out from the United States and whether she would look again at how information was shared with other countries. Read More »

President Trump: Israelis and Arabs share 'common cause' against Iran

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This trip - so early in his presidency - seems created to give Israelis the feeling that Trump has their back. Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the US and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran. Read More »

Uninsured rise by 23-M under Republican health bill

Both AMA and AAFP expressed hope the Senate would and address their concerns, with the AAFP specifically asking lawmakers to lower pharmaceutical treatments costs; ensure primary, preventive, and mental health and substance use services are more readily available to all Americans; stabilize the individual market; and expand health insurance coverage and ensure that it remains affordable. Read More »

Manchester attack: Further arrests made, including bomber's brother and father

Security in the area remains increased and Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins during a press conference on Friday said 12 locations were in the process of being searched. Sixty-four people are still hospitalised, Jon Rouse of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said Wednesday . Those arrested include Abedi's two brothers, Hashim and Ismail, as well as his father, Ramadan Abedi. Read More »

White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

In April, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said sanctions would not be softened until Russian Federation returned control of the Crimean peninsula to Ukraine. Cohn himself seemed unsure the situation earlier in the week, when he said POTUS was "looking at" the sanctions issue and hadn't decided on a position. Read More »

Trump still not backing Paris climate agreement

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Global leaders taking part in the Group of Seven (G7) meeting this week are being called upon to brush aside the anti-science recalcitrance of the Trump administration and take the lead in addressing the crisis of climate change . A novice in worldwide affairs, Trump has been surprisingly candid about the impact his conversations with world leaders have had in shaping his views on numerous issues. Read More »

Trump, French president share intense handshake

The newly elected French President tweeted the video of himself walking up the red carpet towards the group of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders, seemingly headed straight towards the US President. "Everyone is talking about it all over the world, well done", he said, stressing that there would be many topics for discussion and that the fight against terrorism would be high on the agenda. Read More »

What is wrong with people? Ariana Grande get shade after canceling tour

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British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have made a new arrest while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 people. "This is not us", the senior Abedi said. A total of 11 people have been arrested in Britain and Libya over Monday's suicide bombing on a pop concert in the northwestern English city of Manchester by a British-born man of Libyan origin. Read More »

Pro-EU Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote

Scottish Labour election coordinator James Kelly said the Lib Dems had "nothing new to offer". It will also allocate £ 420 million to protect the pupil premium in real terms up to 2022 and £ 165 million for improved continuing professional development for teachers . Read More »

Silva sees Man City progress under Guardiola in trophyless campaign

Guardiola hopes Zabaleta finishes his time at the club by helping them secure qualification for next season's Champions League, with Guardiola's men now ahead of Arsenal in the race for fourth place. There was a large element of doubt about City's opener, Sterling possibly getting the slightest of touches on Silva's goalbound shot but in an offside position. Read More »