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ICC Champions Trophy: India hold edge over Pakistan, says Shahid Afridi


Answering the questions shot at him regarding the match against arch rival Pakistan , men in blue Captain said that being sportsmen, his team members don't feel different and they have the same mindset for every match. The former captain felt India was the favourite to beat Pakistan on Sunday. "Both of us want to win a match", he said. India have played their arch rivals on three occasions in the Champions Trophy and have won just once. Read More »

Stats: Hashim Amla becomes the quickest to 25 ODI centuries

Sri Lanka captain Tharanga has been suspended from the next two Champions Trophy matches after his side were found guilty of a serious over-rate offence. "So it's so much more important for us to make sure we don't think about what happened in the last series and we focus on tomorrow's game". AB de Villiers was reluctant to modify his strategy upfront as he persevered with Kagiso Rabada (1-46) and Wayne Parnell (0-54) for a full nine overs before he considered a bowling change. Read More »

Kremlin says Russian Federation committed to Paris pact


Without mentioning the U.S. specifically, Mr Li said that "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment", and pointed out that it was one of the first countries to ratify the 2015 Paris Agreement. "The increasing impacts of climate change require a decisive response", they will say. Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is also working to rally city mayors, 30 of whom have reportedly agreed to join the so far unnamed group, along with 100 businesses and the USCA. Read More »

Climate action 'unstoppable,' nations should stay course — UN chief

At that point, the US could officially submit its intent to withdraw by sending notification to the United Nations and complete the exit process a year later, on November 4, 2020 - one day after the next USA presidential election. The UN chief said he was "deeply convinced" that U.S. "states, cities, the business community, the civil society will also remain engaged, will bet in the green economy". Read More »

Telangana: Elaborate arrangements made on state Formation Day


Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that in a short span of three years Telangana had made rapid progress in all sectors and was on course to become "golden Telangana". "Do you want to waste your strength and future with the four member family?" Besides this, KCR came up with a series of welfare measures for farmers, including payment of Rs 8,000 as input cost per acre for two crop seasons a year; uninterrupted power supply for agriculture; and provision of the minimum ... Read More »

Death toll rises to six in London attacks, three suspects shot dead

A vehicle veered off the road and mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge, turning a summery Saturday night into a scene of panic and chaos. One witness described seeing five assailants and several people said they were locked inside pubs and restaurants by police and had to come out with their hands on their heads. Read More »

Potential act of terror says Theresa May as Britain is hit again

Police said they responded to the incident on London bridge at 2208 (2108 GMT). - Police said armed police had responded to the reports of stabbings in Borough Market and shots had been fired. The attack comes as campaigning for the June 8 election enters its final stages with the country still reeling from two other terror attacks this year, most recently the killing of children at a pop concert in Manchester. Read More »

Indian Kashmir under Ramadan curfew after rebel leader's killing


Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was holding a meeting of top security and intelligence officials to ensure that the situation does not flare up like it did in the aftermath of Burhan Wani's killing past year when 94 civilian protesters were killed in the almost six-month long unrest that followed. Read More »

London terror attacks: What we know and don't know

Scotland Yard was looking for three men who reportedly arrived at London Bridge around 2210 GMT and stabbed people randomly. She said at least one man had been arrested by the police.US President Donald Trump has also been informed, his press secretary announced.Police responding to multiple incidents near London Bridge."I saw people moving, but we though, f-, this is a serious thing", Al-Ostta said. Read More »

Terrified Londoners flee as van 'hits 15 to 20' on street

The Metropolitan police said at least one armed officer had opened fire during the attack at Borough market . The Met said in a tweet that officers had also been deployed to deal with an incident in Vauxhall. "We were in an Uber (taxi) going towards London Bridge and suddenly we saw people running". Simon Thompson told Sky News that he was just outside Borough Market when he saw crowds fleeing. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Fans await Kohli's surgical strike on Pak


Let the best team take the honours, and more importantly, let it be an entertaining and memorable battle that provides rich entertainment to billions around the world", he wrote. "At the worldwide level, there is pressure before any game". If you stay stuck in the past and keep thinking about the loss, you are only harming yourself and your team. Read More »

London Terror Attack Leaves 6 Dead, Scores Hurt In Van, Stabbing Rampage

Multiple witnesses reported a vehicle veering off the road and hitting several pedestrians; others also said they saw a man with a knife. The incident bore similarities to a March attack on Westminster Bridge , west of London Bridge, in which a man killed five people after driving into a crowd of pedestrians before stabbing a police officer in the grounds of parliament. Read More »

Report of Multiple Casualties in Incident on London Bridge

Two other incidents also are being reported. A Reuters reporter said some time after the attack began that he had heard loud bangs near the Borough Market area. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said USA president Donald Trump had been briefed on the incident by his national security team. The president of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto condemned the attacks on Twitter as well. Read More »

World leaders vow to defend climate pact


A source pointed out that Japan and Canada had not signed up to the letter and said the prime minister's approach was "consistent as to how we approach dealings with worldwide leaders". Trump's announcement sent the issue of climate change - and May's attempts to bolster the trans-Atlantic "special relationship" with the US - to the top of the agenda Friday in campaigning for Britain's June 8 election. Read More »

London Bridge terror attack

A third incident was also reported at the Vauxhall area just before 1 am on Sunday. "There were five or six people that we tried to help, they were young people". In New York, authorities deployed an increased police presence in heavily trafficked pedestrian area. A benefit concert for victims of that attack was scheduled for Sunday in Manchester. Read More »

US warns Beijing on South China Sea islands

Moreover, China's UN envoy, Liu Jieyi, said after the vote that the crisis should be resolved through resumption of talks if North Korea scales down its nuclear program while the United States and South Korea simultaneously end their bilateral military exercises in the region. Read More »

London attack: Six killed in vehicle and stabbing incidents

At the same time, police were dealing with reports of multiple stabbings at the nearby Borough Market as well as a third possible incident at Vauxhall, location of Britain's MI6. We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!" he added . In this image made from PA Video footage, people receive medical attention in Thrale Street near London Bridge following a terrorist incident. Read More »

Police at London Bridge after car reportedly plows into people

Trump began tweeting about the attacks an hour or so after initial news reports. In another tweet, Trump said "We need to be smart, vigilant and tough". One witness described seeing as many as five assailants and several people said they were ordered to stay inside pubs and restaurants by police and eventually had to come out with their hands on their heads. Read More »

No sign of the ultimate deal as Donald Trump leaves Israel


KEITH: Trump said he would call people who commit these kinds of acts monsters, but they might like that, so. "Once again we reassert to you our positions", Abbas said elaborating, "accepting the two-state solution along the borders of 1967, a state of Palestine with a capital in East Jerusalem alongside Israel... Read More »

Vladimir Putin to Megyn Kelly: US Hackers Could Have Framed Russia

We ought to understand what is happening and where it will lead us. American hackers could have planted false evidence that Russian Federation interfered in the U.S. St Petersburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres here on the the sidelines of an economic summit and stressed on multilateralism to address global challenges such as terrorism. Read More »

Raqqa offensive to begin within days as SDF makes more gains

US -backed military forces in Syria are poised to launch in a "few days" an offensive to capture the Islamic State's (IS) defacto capital of Raqqa , according to a spokesman for the Syrian Kurdish militia group YPG. The Inherent Resolve task force "takes all reports of civilian casualties seriously and assesses all reports as thoroughly as possible", the US-led task force said in a monthly statement . Read More »

UK's May grilled by voters, urged to confront Trump on Paris

It is hard to gauge Pruitt's sincerity here, as he has personally expressed the belief that carbon emissions resulting from human activity do not significantly contribute to climate change. The US is the world's second biggest carbon emitter. Led by Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron, they have branded Trump's decision as misguided and vowed to defend an accord they consider crucial to the future of the planet. Read More »

Trump's tweets on London terror attacks draw criticism

British Transport Police has confirmed one of its on-duty officers was seriously injured in the attack. The attacks come days after suicide bombing at Manchester. And it comes three months after a driver killed four pedestrians on another Thames crossing, Westminster Bridge. USA pop star Ariana Grande, whose concert in Manchester was the scene of last week's fatal terror attack , tweeted: "Praying for London ". Read More »

Scottish First Minister Extends Condolences Following Terror Incidents in London

Mr Rowley said the suspects were confronted and shot by police within eight minutes of the first call. Armed officers responded and shots were fired. "A number of other patients were treated for less serious injuries at the scene", Rhodes said. A dramatic photo shows a man with canisters strapped to his body lying on the ground after the London Bridge terror attacks. Read More »

May and Corbyn trade barbs in run-up to British election


May looked mildly shellshocked as the comment was applauded by the audience. Mr Corbyn was challenged by an audience member who claimed the Labour leader had "openly supported the IRA in the past" by attending a commemoration for eight IRA members killed by the SAS in Loughgall. Read More »

West Indies rout Afghans in T20 series


The visitors collapsed to an embarrassing 110 all-out after electing to bat with Sunil Narine (3 for 11) engineering the rout. Chadwick Walton (29 off 17), Evin Lewis (25 off 28) and Marlon Samuels (22 off 26) set the tone as Lendl Simmons (17) and Carlos Brathwaite (eight) finished unbeaten in the middle. Read More »

Trump argues for travel ban after attacks hit London


British Transport Police said they have received reports of multiple casualties. The BBC had reported that police were searching for three potentially armed suspects. A man with a massive knife charged into the restaurant, Smedley said. The State Department also said it was monitoring the situation in London closely, and advised American citizens in Britain to heed the advice of local authorities and maintain their security awareness. Read More »

London Bridge attack - What do we know so far

Bartender Alex Martinez said he hid in a garbage bin for a half hour when a man stormed the restaurant where he worked, which was almost full. Will Orton, 25, said: "We were in the Sheaf pub". Witness Elsbeth Smedley told CNN that a man ran into Elliot's, a cafe in Borough Market, and stabbed two people before running out. UK Prime Minister Theresa May said the incidents are being treated as a " potential act of terrorism ". Read More »

Witnesses tell of knife attacks, speeding van

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The U.S. Embassy in London said, "We are closely monitoring the incidents in London ". Hours after the attack the area remained sealed off. Another witness, who declined to be named, his white top covered in blood, described a scene of panic in the bar. Another witness, who gave his name only as Ben, said he saw a man "in red with quite a large blade". Read More »