Afghanistan Eid car bomb, claimed by Islamic State, kills 26

President Ashraf Ghani extended a government ceasefire on Saturday and urged the Taliban to do the same, garnering praise at home and global backing, but critics said such overtures have allowed the Taliban to pour into cities unchecked and win the... More..

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PM's compromise on Brexit branded unacceptable by pro-EU Tories
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

PM's compromise on Brexit branded unacceptable by pro-EU Tories

The government's amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill sets out what must happen if the prime minister announces - before 21 January 2019 - that no deal has been reached with the EU either on the withdrawal agr...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Macedonia, Greece Sign 'Historic' Name Deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev hug before the signing of an accord to settle a long dispute over the former Yugoslav republic's name in the village of Psarades, in ...More..

PMQs: SNP walk out of Commons after Ian Blackford ordered to leave
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

PMQs: SNP walk out of Commons after Ian Blackford ordered to leave

Mr Blackford demanded the House sit in private, and was ordered out of the chamber by the Speaker when he refused to sit down. Rising to ask a question during the session, Blackford said: "The Prime Ministe...More..

Breaking, kinda: Manafort bail revoked after witness-tampering charge
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Breaking, kinda: Manafort bail revoked after witness-tampering charge

Manafort was confined to house arrest and posted a $10 million bond. Mueller last week charged him with witness tampering in the case. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson found that in light of the ne...More..

Spains says France to take in Aquarius ship migrants
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Spains says France to take in Aquarius ship migrants

Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo said that any migrants who wish to go to France would be allowed to do, providing they had a legitimate claim to asylum. High waves and winds forced the convoy to take...More..

NY sues Trump for ‘illegal conduct at family foundation
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

NY sues Trump for ‘illegal conduct at family foundation

The suit alleges Trump, who was president of the charity foundation from its inception until shortly after his inauguration as president in January 2017, "was able to use the Foundation's charitable assets to...More..

Chinese State Media Suggests President Trump Is a 'Fool'
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Chinese State Media Suggests President Trump Is a 'Fool'

Progress to avert a back-and-forth of new import taxes seemed to be made in late May, after China agreed to cut tariffs on US automobiles, and Trump pledged support for ZTE , a Chinese company affected n...More..

Jerrold Nadler: 'Asterisk' on Trump's election after IG report
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Jerrold Nadler: 'Asterisk' on Trump's election after IG report

Despite his criticism of the inspector general's report , Trump presented the report's findings as vindication of his decision to fire Comey in May previous year. According to Horowitz, the public reopening of...More..

Trucks collision in Arkansas causes fire and spills Fireball
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trucks collision in Arkansas causes fire and spills Fireball

Danny Straessle with the transportation department said one of the truck's cab caught fire during the crash. The Arkansas Department of Transportation tweeted a photo of the alcohol bottles strewn about the h...More..

'Upskirting' to become criminal offence in Britain
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

'Upskirting' to become criminal offence in Britain

It has become more common in recent years with the adoption of smartphones. It means the Bill will have to return for another Friday Private Members Bill session, on July 6, if it is to have any hope of becom...More..

Border Patrol vehicle strikes Native American, drives away
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Border Patrol vehicle strikes Native American, drives away

Remes was taken to a hospital for treatment and has since returned home. Border Patrol agents, acting on a tip, arrested 62 undocumented immigrants found in a two-bedroom house in Laredo on Tuesday. Manuel re...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump Says He Hates Border Separations But Rejects Immigration Deal

Almost 2,000 minors were separated from their parents or adult guardians who illegally crossed into the United States over a recent 6-week period, officials said Friday, June 15, as debate raged over how to end...More..

Trump sets tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods: Beijing strikes back
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump sets tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods: Beijing strikes back

In an editorial, the official English-language China Daily said the measure was "a stark violation of the core spirit of recent trade talks between China and the United States and is set to backfire if Washingt...More..

Seven World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashed into crowd
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Seven World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashed into crowd

Asked if the driver appeared drunk, the witness said: "No, he wasn't drunk". Witnesses say the driver allegedly tried to flee from the scene but was apprehended by police. The taxi mounted the sidewalk and cr...More..

Eid-el-Fitr: Okowa, Oborevwori preaches love, peace, justice
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Eid-el-Fitr: Okowa, Oborevwori preaches love, peace, justice

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman greeted Saudis and Muslims around the world on the eve of Eid Al-Fitr, which is on Friday. At the Edmonton Islamic Academy, a facility in Castle Downs that often ...More..

Canada, US to continue NAFTA talks
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Canada, US to continue NAFTA talks

CETA was settled in 2016 after more than seven years of talks _ but all 28 member nations of the European Union must now vote on it independently. The U.S. Trump, never one to let a feud go quiet into the n...More..

Chance The Rapper Supports The Fight To Stop Separation Of Immigrant Families
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Chance The Rapper Supports The Fight To Stop Separation Of Immigrant Families

But this Father's Day, I can not help but think about the current immigration policies that are tearing young children away from their moms and dads and ignoring the importance of family. On Wednesday, 10 mem...More..

Moscow slams Norway plans to double United States troop presence - DN - Defence Notes
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Moscow slams Norway plans to double United States troop presence - DN - Defence Notes

Norway government, had earlier announced that the deployment of US marines at Vaernes base would be prolonged for five years. U.S. Marines walk after landing on January 16, 2017, in Stordal, Norway . The ...More..

Donald Trump Wants
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Donald Trump Wants "His People" To Treat Him Like Kim Jung

Trump said that in return, the USA would end its "very provocative" and "tremendously expensive" war games with longtime ally South Korea. I can now say, 'Well, we have a problem.' I gave him a very direct numb...More..

White House Defends Ripping Children From Parents as
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

White House Defends Ripping Children From Parents as "Very Biblical"

Sanders ignored the question and went on to the next reporter as Kassem turned away in disgust. But Ryan contended that the CBS story was not "fake news" and that someone in the White House purposefully leak...More..

Trump Nominee to Be South Korea Ambassador Backs 'Pause' in Military Exercises
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump Nominee to Be South Korea Ambassador Backs 'Pause' in Military Exercises

Also, Mr. Trump said on Friday that he plans to call Mr. Kim on Sunday. During the 30-minute phone conversation, Seoul's Defense Minister Song Young-moo congratulated his U.S. About 28,500 US troops are station...More..

Leading Tory rebel Dominic Grieve rejects May's Brexit compromise
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Leading Tory rebel Dominic Grieve rejects May's Brexit compromise

The dispute between the government and a group of soft Brexit Tories centers around a "meaningful vote" on any eventual deal negotiated with Brussels, created to enable MPs to vote down the final agreement wi...More..

Australian couple die after fall at Portugal beach
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Australian couple die after fall at Portugal beach

Local fishermen thought the couple may have been sleeping on the beach after spotting them at around 6.30am, the Jornal de Noticias newspaper reported. Kearns' mother told PerthNow the couple, who lived in ...More..

ANEL to oppose both name deal and censure motion, spokesperson says
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

ANEL to oppose both name deal and censure motion, spokesperson says

The ECR member said, "I happen to be a strong friend of Greece too and have never fully understood the degree of sensitivity over a name as an outsider". He also ruled out a Greek referendum on the name-chang...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in central Moscow

CCTV footage posted on social media showed the auto veer out of a queue of stationary traffic and accelerate into pedestrians before coming to a halt. The driver, a citizen of Kyrgyzstan, said he did not act on...More..

Spain rescues more than 900 boat migrants, finds 4 bodies
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Spain rescues more than 900 boat migrants, finds 4 bodies

Salvini, whose unashamedly xenophobic rhetoric formed a key part of his party's election campaign, appears determined to make the migration question his main priority even if Italy's denial of a safe harbour to...More..

Argentine Congress OKs elective abortion; now goes to Senate
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Argentine Congress OKs elective abortion; now goes to Senate

Outside the legislative building and despite the intense cold, people for and against abortion awaited the lawmakers' resolution. The bill includes the legal possibility of aborting in the first weeks of preg...More..

Bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce

A Taliban fighter told the AFP news agency that, while he welcomed the ceasefire, long-lasting peace would only be achieved if U.S. forces left the country. "I hope that the ceasefire gets extended in the c...More..

Republican Rep. Steve King retweets British neo-Nazi
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Republican Rep. Steve King retweets British neo-Nazi

The Republican added his own caption to the link that said, "Europe is waking up". He is the former chairman of the youth division of the British National Party, a British ultra-nationalist political movement...More..