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Death toll in spate of attacks in Pakistan rises to 85

However, Sunni militant groups have claimed responsibility for several attacks in the area in the past. The second blast took place as rescuers and bystanders rushed to aid those who had been hurt in the first explosion. The security forces cordoned off the entire area and started search operation. He said the militants were making bombs that likely would have been used to target holiday festivi... [Full Article...]

Istanbul Gay Pride banned for 'safety concerns'

The city officials also said they had not received a formal request to hold the march - a claim denied by the organisers. The 2014 Pride March in Istanbul attracted up to 100,000 people, one of largest LGBTI Pride events in the Muslim world. [Full Article...]

United States 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria

It comes after Russian Federation threatened to target coalition warplanes in retaliation for the U.S. downing a Syrian government jet, and as a usa jet on Wednesday morning (AEST) downed a pro-Syrian regime drone in the country's southeast. [Full Article...]

JK lynching: Five of 12 identified held, SP transferred

JK lynching: Five of 12 identified held, SP transferred A Special Investigation Team has also been formed for a fast track investigation in the case, Jammu and Kashmir Police's top cop SP Vaid has told NDTV . The incident came as Muslims across Kashmir were observing Laylatul Qadr (the night of power) with night-long prayers and supplications being made inside the mosques and shrines of the Valley. [Full Article...]

SNP MSP: Indyref2 plans cost party 'a lot of votes'

SNP MSP: Indyref2 plans cost party 'a lot of votes' The Liberal Democrats , meanwhile, took an additional two seats. Speaking as the SNP's deputy leader lost his Moray seat to Conservative challenger Douglas Ross, CNN's Nic Robertson said that he had " noticed some sensitivity with Angus Robertson " on the campaign trail. [Full Article...]

Tusk says British offer on expats' rights "below expectations"

May's efforts to launch a serious debate about Brexit , during the 22-23 June summit in Brussels , were nipped in the bud before she even arrived . " Theresa May could have given a guarantee from day one, instead she has allowed our friends, colleagues and neighbors to live in uncertainty for a year", he said. [Full Article...]

Presidential polls: Ram Nath Kovind to seek support in Lucknow tomorrow

Presidential polls: Ram Nath Kovind to seek support in Lucknow tomorrow In the Presidential election scheduled for July 17, he will face off with the Congress-led opposition candidate Meira Kumar, whose nomination was announced Thursday. All the leaders - the proposers and seconders and others-met at the Parliament Library building first for a brief meeting around 11.30 am and from there they walked to the main building, a distance of about 50 metres, in scorchig heat... [Full Article...]

United States jets shoot down "Iranian drone" in Syria

However, the U.S. is now making it clear that it will also defend the rebels it supports from Assad attacks. "We do not seek conflict with any party in Syria other than ISIS , but we will not hesitate to defend ourselves or our partners if threatened", Pentagon Spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said after the June 18 incident. [Full Article...]

Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials

Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials In this undated photo released by the FBI, Amor Ftouhi is shown. Ftouhi, who was born in Tunisia and lived in Montreal, has been charged with committing an act of violence in an worldwide airport, which carries a penalty of up to 20 years behind bars. [Full Article...]

France's Macron Endorses Russia, Assad Against ISIS

Russian Federation on Wednesday called off much-anticipated talks with a senior U.S administration official in response to a fresh round of USA sanctions on Russian Federation and expressed its disappointment over the US shooting down a Syrian government jet earlier this week. [Full Article...]

Trump state visit to United Kingdom will go ahead, Boris Johnson says

Trump state visit to United Kingdom will go ahead, Boris Johnson says The only state visit listed in the speech is a visit in July from the king and queen of Spain. Usually, the Queen's speech mentions planned state visits, reported The Telegraph. Speculation has been rife in recent weeks that Trump's visit would not go ahead due to the prospect of protests in the United Kingdom, with the billionaire former reality television star reportedly uneasy about pla... [Full Article...]

Korea denies torturing United States student Warmbier

Warmbier was arrested in January last year and sentenced to 15 years' hard labour for allegedly attempting to steal a propaganda poster from a staff-only area of his hotel in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. " Dennis Rodman had nothing to do with Otto", he said. Dr. Calvin Sun, founder of travel guide company Monsoon Diaries, went to North Korea with Young Pioneer Tours in 2011. [Full Article...]

China, US aim to build productive military-to-military relationship

China, US aim to build productive military-to-military relationship China's imports from North Korea have dropped sharply due to Beijing's ban on coal imports from its ally. Yang said Xi looks forward to meeting Trump again during the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany in July, and welcomes Trump to pay a state visit to China this year. [Full Article...]

London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns

London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns Hundreds of people have been told to leave their homes in north London after at least 27 high-rise tower blocks failed fire cladding safety tests following fears of a repeat of the deadly Grenfell tragedy. Gould, the Camden council's leader, Gould, said it would take up to four weeks to fix the blocks that were evacuated . and that around 4,000 residents were affected. [Full Article...]

Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down? She has been a great leader, but like every leader, time immemorial, it's time for people to know when to go. As rumblings of dissatisfaction with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi grow among Democrats, Rep. "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top ", Vela said. At least one Democratic lawmaker called Ossoff's loss a "wake-up call for ... [Full Article...]

Camden Council orders hundreds of residents to evacuate flats after Grenfell tragedy

Camden Council orders hundreds of residents to evacuate flats after Grenfell tragedy Camden Tower said residents in four towers on the Chalcots estate were moved for "urgent fire safety works". "Following extensive joint visits and inspections the brigade advised that there were a number of fire safety issues in the buildings and recommended that residents should not remain", said a London Fire Brigade spokesman. [Full Article...]

Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

We'll see our next best shot at some storm next weekend when another front flirts with the Arklatex. One to 2 inches of rainfall is expected for much of the area Saturday , and heavy rainfall in some areas could lead to some flooding. A fast-food restaurant also was among the damaged businesses. The center circulation of the remnants of TS Cindy are exiting the Arkansas forecast area to the e... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump could win 2020 presidential election, here's why

Donald Trump could win 2020 presidential election, here's why Another Democrat who has been pushing for leadership changes, Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, told CNN the group didn't make any decisions at Thursday's meeting, but those who participated believe there is growing unrest among House Democrats about the direction of the current leadership team. [Full Article...]

USA urges China to do more to restrain North Korea

Trump tweeted ahead of Wednesday's talks that Beijing's efforts to sway Pyongyang weren't working. WYOMING, Ohio (AP) - Celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after returning home in a coma, a packed crowd of mourners gathered Thursday as Otto Warmbier's loved ones shared stories about his affinity for hugs, thrift-s... [Full Article...]

Dems Fired Up To Fire Pelosi?

In an interview on Wednesday when asked if Pelosi is more toxic than Donald Trump , Ryan said that he has to be honest with his answer. "I am a strategic, politically astute leader", Pelosi said at a press conference on Thursday. "I hope they keep Nancy for 10 more years". Pelosi brushed off the tweet, contending that Trump hadn't actually written it himself because "it's a classic Rep... [Full Article...]


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