Taliban invite selfies in Afghan capital as country marks Eid ceasefire

But Lal Mohammad Durani, deputy speaker of the provincial council in Nangarhar, said it was a vehicle bomb. The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire over the Eid holiday, which began on Friday following the end of the Ramadan fasting period.... More..

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Pro-EU MPs furious after Theresa May tables EU Withdrawal Bill amendments
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Pro-EU MPs furious after Theresa May tables EU Withdrawal Bill amendments

Theresa May denied she had broken any promises made to pro-Remain rebels after they reacted with fury to a late adjustment to the EU Withdrawal Bill which would effectively deny Parliament a meaningful vote ...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Greece, Macedonia Sign Historic Agreement On Name

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras fended off a no-confidence vote Saturday night, after receiving the backing of his main coalition ally. "Today we put an end to the dispute". But it was the election of Z...More..

We will continue to stand up for Scotland and the Scottish Parliament
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

We will continue to stand up for Scotland and the Scottish Parliament

The entire cohort of SNP MPs walked out of the Commons on Wednesday after their Westminster leader, Ian Blackford , was expelled for challenging speaker John Bercow during PMQs. The shameful actions of the U...More..

Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Jailed Ahead of Trial
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Jailed Ahead of Trial

Mr. Graham said the president "has been a friend to me", but was willing to " tell him when he is wrong". "I can't take away his phone". Unfortunately for him, news keeps happening, like the charge that th...More..

Spain saves 933 migrants, waits for another 630 on Aquarius
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Spain saves 933 migrants, waits for another 630 on Aquarius

Spain's minister of public works, Miguel Angel Abalos, said on Saturday that the migrants from the Aquarius would be granted a "special authorisation" to remain in the country for one month before "they will be...More..

New York Sues Trump Foundation for
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

New York Sues Trump Foundation for "Extensive Illegal Activity"

In a series of tweets , Mr Trump branded the lawsuit a "witch hunt" and "fake news". President Donald Trump is declaring that he "won't settle" a lawsuit from the NY attorney general alleging that the Tr...More..

Trade war looms as China retaliates against United States import tariffs
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trade war looms as China retaliates against United States import tariffs

They push costs up and then consumer prices up. "We need our worldwide markets". "In this trade war , it's the US who is playing the role of provocateur, while China plays defense", said the Global Times...More..

Trump attacks report on Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying in fact there was 'total bias'
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump attacks report on Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying in fact there was 'total bias'

Inspector General Michael Horowitz concluded in a long-awaited, 500-page report that Comey made a "serious error of judgement" in announcing he was reopening the email server probe just before the 2016 US...More..

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

'Upskirting' to be a criminal offence in Britain

Liberal Democrat MP Wera Hobhouse, who first introduced the measure, has asked for the legislation to return to Parliament on July 6 in the hope that it can still become law, PA reported. Justice minister Lucy ...More..

Border Patrol Vehicle 'Hits Native American Man, Drives Away'
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Border Patrol Vehicle 'Hits Native American Man, Drives Away'

Rob Daniels, a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Arizona , did not immediately respond to The Hill's request for comment on Saturday. The Arizona Daily Star reported that the Border Patro...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump says United States policy separating migrant families is law. It's not

The DHS official also rejected as "not true" various reports of wrongdoing, including the turning away of some asylum-seekers. Last month, facing a sharp uptick in illegal border crossings, Mr. "I'm very disapp...More..

U.S. places tech tariff on China, but smartphones are not affected
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

U.S. places tech tariff on China, but smartphones are not affected

China and the US are major seafood trading partners beyond just lobster, and the new tariffs would apply to dozens of products that China imports from the USA, including salmon, tuna and crab. President Dona...More..

Eight injured after taxi ploughs into ‘World Cup fans’ in Moscow
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Eight injured after taxi ploughs into ‘World Cup fans’ in Moscow

He told the police that the event was an accident. The authority cited the driver as saying he had not driven into the crowd on objective. He also is suspected of having had too much to drink, according to th...More..

Crash between two semis spills Fireball whisky across Arkansas highway
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Crash between two semis spills Fireball whisky across Arkansas highway

A tweet from the department showed bottles of Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey along the highway. Looks like we'll be working this for a while. In addition to the whiskey, one truck spilled " produce of some sort ...More..

Pres Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to nation on Eid-ul-Fitr
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Pres Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

Eid ul Fitr is being celebrated in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as the rest of the country observes Jumatul-Wida, the last Friday of the fasting month of Ramazan. The Haji Ali Dargah saw a huge turnout...More..

Rallies protesting immigrant family separations taking place acr
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Rallies protesting immigrant family separations taking place acr

The rallies are organized by Families Belong Together , or Familias Unidas No Divididas, in cities such as Washington, Los Angeles and Austin, Texas. Heart-breaking stories, like the story of Mr. Muñoz, are no...More..

Russian Federation says U.S. Marines in Norway destabilises situation
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Russian Federation says U.S. Marines in Norway destabilises situation

There are now no plans to have a permanent USA military base in the country. "Even if persons are exchanged, the presence is continuous", the statement reads and points to this as a contradiction to Norway's ...More..

President Trump Says Meeting with Russian President Putin is Possible
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

President Trump Says Meeting with Russian President Putin is Possible

Furthermore, no on in the White House has been able to deter Trump's insistence on the summit. "He wants to have a meeting with Putin, so he's going to have a meeting with Putin". Russian Federation used to be ...More..

Trump says his agreement with North Korea will be good for China
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump says his agreement with North Korea will be good for China

Along with destroying North Korea's stockpile of 60 nuclear warheads, Mr. Kim promised to recover the remains of the over 7,600 US prisoners of war and soldiers declared missing during the Korean War (1950-1953...More..

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

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

But reporters including Acosta reminded Sanders that no one was forcing the administration to hold children captive, and that there is in fact no law forcing it to separate them from their parents. SANDER...More..

Brexit bill amendment on environmental protection
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Brexit bill amendment on environmental protection "not good enough", writes @cat_early76

MPs from the governing Tory Party, its DUP partners, and the Labour Party opposition all stood on manifestos which promised to deliver Brexit in the subsequent 2017 snap election. Grieve told media in London ...More..

Bloated giant python cut open, Indonesian womans body found inside
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Bloated giant python cut open, Indonesian womans body found inside

After being declared missing following her disappearance on Thursday, June 14, 2018, an Indonesian woman has been found dead inside a python on the Island of Sulawesi . The garden in which she disappeared wa...More..

North Korea and South Korea began to rebuild military contacts
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

North Korea and South Korea began to rebuild military contacts

Mattis assured that the United States is not considering the reduction of its troops in South Korea, which remains technically at war with the North since the 1950-1953 Korean War ended in an armistice, not a p...More..

Theresa May accused of being 'sneaky' on Brexit Bill
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Theresa May accused of being 'sneaky' on Brexit Bill

But he said ministers had changed the wording of an amendment drawn up after talks with him, at the last minute. For business - the risk of a no-deal Brexit is the worst-case chaos scenario, and that's the si...More..

British gay rights campaigner briefly held in Moscow over protest
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

British gay rights campaigner briefly held in Moscow over protest

He has been arrested twice previously and was severely beaten by right-wing protesters during a gay pride parade in 2007. A spokesperson for the UK's Foreign Office told Sky News: "We are concerned to learn...More..

Greek parliament debates no-confidence motion in government
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Greek parliament debates no-confidence motion in government

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his counterpart in Macedonia/FYROM Zoran Zaev have agreed that the new hybrid name of "North Macedonia" will be used for both domestic and global purposes. The tw...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

FIFA World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashes into crowd

Eight people sought medical assistance, Moscow police said. The witness added some of those hit were wearing Mexican team colours. Russian Federation hosts the 2018 FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 1...More..

Debate Begins in Argentina on Measure to Legalize Abortion
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Debate Begins in Argentina on Measure to Legalize Abortion

After a debate that lasted over 22 hours, 129 members of the chamber of deputies voted "for". The law will now go to the country's Senate for another round debate. "A woman is not entitled to an abortion, she h...More..

Afghan soldiers, Taliban exchange hugs, make selfies on Eid after unprecedented ceasefire
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Afghan soldiers, Taliban exchange hugs, make selfies on Eid after unprecedented ceasefire

Many people across the country have urged the government and the Taliban to extend their ceasefires. In a rare televised address, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced on Saturday the government was exten...More..