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Pakistan Set For Historic Election Amid Charges Of Army Meddling

Pakistan Set For Historic Election Amid Charges Of Army Meddling In addition, the European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) consisting of 100 observers will also monitor the elections. The military has stationed over 370,000 personnel nationwide to ensure the vote goes smoothly - the largest such deployment in Pakistan's history on an election day . [Full Article...]

'White Helmets transfer to Israel shows their true nature'

'White Helmets transfer to Israel shows their true nature' Members of the "White Helmets" civil defence group were among those removed from the country. Syrian regime troops have launched an offensive on parts of the Golan not occupied by Israel , where opposition forces are still present. Canada has offered to accept dozens of White Helmets and their families from Syria following a dramatic rescue over the weekend that was orchestrated by the Israel... [Full Article...]

Israel Evacuates White Helmets in Face of Syrian Advance

Israel Evacuates White Helmets in Face of Syrian Advance Abu Muhanad said the remaining volunteers and their families were unable to reach the evacuation point in southern Syria because roads were blocked as a result of fighting in the area between Syrian forces and ISIS affiliate Khalid ibn al-Walid. [Full Article...]

Florida man shot, killed during parking spot dispute

Florida man shot, killed during parking spot dispute Drejka then allegedly produced a handgun and shot McGlockton in the chest. Detectives in Florida were investigating whether the state's "Stand Your Ground" law applies after a man was fatally shot in front of his 5-year-old son at a convenience store, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office . [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police claim poison attack suspects were Russian

United Kingdom police claim poison attack suspects were Russian Hundreds of hours of city centre CCTV footage are being analysed from March 4, when former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, 66, was poisoned along with his daughter, Yulia, 33. Police are believed to have identified the perpetrators of the Novichok poisoning on the Skripals, according to Press Association sources. A police spokesman declined to comment on the report . [Full Article...]

Survivor of USA boat sinking devastated

Survivor of USA boat sinking devastated A huge wave hit, scattering passengers on the vessel known as a duck boat into Table Rock Lake near Branson, Coleman said. An early investigation has found that the boast set out despite winds approaching hurricane force , according to a National Transportation Safety Board official. [Full Article...]

Trump warns Iran's President Rouhani to 'never, ever threaten' the US

Trump warns Iran's President Rouhani to 'never, ever threaten' the US The comment - similar in tone and wording he used previous year in warning North Korea about its rapidly improving nuclear weapons program - came hours after Rouhani said the US risked the "mother of all wars" in a conflict with Iran . He had also warned the U.S. leader not to "play with the lion's tail". "This especially goes for our allies in the Middle East and Europe, people who have themselv... [Full Article...]

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump That last sentence was what he corrected Tuesday. Trump initially sounded a defensive note on Tuesday, insisting his meeting with Putin had been "even better" than his one last week with traditional allies NATO - a testy gathering seen as having badly strained trans-Atlantic ties. [Full Article...]

Egypt, UN Broker Hamas Ceasefire in Gaza

Egypt, UN Broker Hamas Ceasefire in Gaza Israel and Hamas have agreed to restore calm in the Gaza Strip , a spokesman for Hamas, the group that rules the blockaded Gaza Strip, said on Saturday. The Israeli Defence Force did not name the soldier, but said he had been hit by Palestinian gunfire. "The targets included weapon manufacturing sites, a shaft to a tunnel network, a factory used for underground infrastructure manufacturing, ... [Full Article...]

Israel Passes Controversial Law That Defines It As A Nation For Jews

Israel Passes Controversial Law That Defines It As A Nation For Jews The Nation-State Basic Law declares that Israel is a Jewish state - only. "This is an evil law", he said and added that "a black flag hovers over it". Israeli Arab MPs condemned the legislation but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised it as a "defining moment". "Israel is the nation state of the Jewish people, which honours the individual rights of all its citizens", the prime minister ... [Full Article...]

Gaza conflict: Netanyahu visits southern region following escalation in violence

Gaza conflict: Netanyahu visits southern region following escalation in violence On Sunday, the military also announced that one of its aircraft had struck a squad that launched an incendiary balloon into Israel from northern Gaza. "It involves an exchange of blows, it's not over yet", Netanyahu said. Israel, he declared, would not agree "to a ceasefire that would allow the continuation of terrorism by incendiary kites and balloons ..." That was significantly less than t... [Full Article...]

Syrian regime advances fast on rebels in south

Syrian regime advances fast on rebels in south In less than a month, Syrian government forces, backed by Russian air power, have been able to seize control of most of southwestern Deraa province, including the provincial capital of the same name. Alongside the military offensive, the government has struck "reconciliation" deals, essentially a negotiated capitulation in a number of villages that have been in rebel hands for years, to restor... [Full Article...]

Iran Kicks, Petitions ICC Over US Sanctions

Iran Kicks, Petitions ICC Over US Sanctions In dramatic turn of events the Trump administration has recently abandoned the nuke deal. Iran is India's third-largest oil supplier after Iraq and Saudi Arabia. India admits about "pressure" from the USA but said this was not a stand alone case and negotiations were viable options. In a message in his Twitter account, Zarif said Iran has on Monday filed a complaint at the ICJ "to hold Unite... [Full Article...]

Pompeo says US-DPRK talks on war remains result "in firm commitments"

Pompeo says US-DPRK talks on war remains result The discussions, which took place in the demilitarized zone between the Koreas, follow a commitment made by the North during the June 12 summit in Singapore to recover the remains of US prisoners of war and those missing in action and immediately repatriate the remains of those that have already been identified. [Full Article...]

White House denies Trump said Russian Federation no longer targeting U.S

White House denies Trump said Russian Federation no longer targeting U.S The apparent change of heart comes as the US' relationship with Pyongyang is " very good ", and the American " hostages " are back, according to Trump . Speaking at a press conference in the United Kingdom last week, the U.S. president said negotiations with Pyongyang would be "probably a longer process than anybody would like". [Full Article...]

Trump strikes back at critics of Helsinki summit with Putin

President Donald Trump on Tuesday moved to limit the damage from his summit with Vladimir Putin , claiming he misspoke in appearing to accept the Russian leader's denial of election meddling - in a rebuke to U.S. Trump later tried to clarify his remarks, tweeting , "I have GREAT confidence in MY intelligence people". How did it play at home? "[Russia] remains hostile to our most basic v... [Full Article...]

President Trump accepts Putin's denials of election meddling, prompting lawmaker outrage

President Trump accepts Putin's denials of election meddling, prompting lawmaker outrage After meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, Trump said that he had "great confidence" in USA intelligence but that Putin's denial of election meddling was "extremely strong and powerful". It's exactly the kind of absurd display that the Stevie Kimmels and Fallon Meyers of the world live for in these hyper political times: a genuinely unsettling news event made ri... [Full Article...]

Maryam Sharif turns down better facilities in Rawalpindi’s Adiala jail

Maryam Sharif turns down better facilities in Rawalpindi’s Adiala jail Initially it was said that the duo will be shifted by a helicopter, but the idea was dropped due to darkness. At least 50 people were injured during clashes between PML-N workers and police in Pakistan's Punjab province during rallies held in connection with the arrival of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in Lahore . [Full Article...]

China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington

China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington The White House also cites as unfair the $300 billion-plus annual trade deficit in goods that the US has with China. "China has during this period become a major engine for world economic recovery and growth, contributing almost 30 percent on average per annum to global economic growth", Wang said . [Full Article...]

Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit Trump and his top aides were downplaying expectations for Monday's summit as Trump continued to rattle allies by lumping in the European Union with Russian Federation and China after barnstorming across Europe, causing chaos at the recent North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and in a trip to the United Kingdom. [Full Article...]


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