• Number of displaced in southern Syria climbs to 270000
Number of displaced in southern Syria climbs to 270000

The southwest was an early hotbed of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad and defeat there would leave rebels with just one remaining stronghold - the area around Idlib province bordering Turkey in the northwest. "We did not attend negotiations today". According to Syrian opposition media reports, the explosions were the result of an ID...

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  • Japan sarin attack cult leader executed
Japan sarin attack cult leader executed

In June 1994, the cult spread sarin gas in Matsumoto in central Japan , killing eight people and injuring more than 140 others, in an attack targeting residents who were protesting the cult's presence in their neighborhood and court officials handling their legal disputes.

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  • Amesbury victims poisoned by same nerve agent used on ex-spy
Amesbury victims poisoned by same nerve agent used on ex-spy

Since the Russian government originally had the only samples of this, British authorities, including Prime Minister Theresa May, have concluded that there can only be two options: either Russia is behind the attacks or they let their custom-made nerve agent fall into the hands of someone else.

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  • Trump meeting with Dutch leader ahead of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting
Trump meeting with Dutch leader ahead of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting

TRUMP: - because we're just thinking about those cars that pour in here. "If we do work it out, that will be positive", Trump said. In a paper released this week, the European Commission said Trump's tariffs would be "self-defeating and would weaken the United States economy".

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"High On Life" Travel YouTubers Die Falling From Canadian Waterfall

Two years ago, Gamble and Lyakh were sentenced to seven days in prison in the US and "banned from accessing USA public lands for five years" after they were accused of taking photos at a protected hot springs at Yellowstone National Park, Vice News reported .

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  • Rouhani calls European Union trio package to save nuclear deal 'disappointing'
Rouhani calls European Union trio package to save nuclear deal 'disappointing'

The bellicose interpretation was virtually universal among U.S. officials and media outlets, and echoed on Thursday when the Iranian Revolutionary Guards praised Rouhani's statement, and said shipping of oil through the Strait was for "all or none".

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  • Top Supreme Court Candidate Authored Report on Impeachment that Would Implicate Trump
Top Supreme Court Candidate Authored Report on Impeachment that Would Implicate Trump

Far be it from me to point out to political opponents the ways in which they are shooting themselves in the foot, but this is the worst possible approach to take for a seat that still won't shift the balance of the court more than nominally.

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  • A giant Donald Trump balloon set to fly across Parliament
A giant Donald Trump balloon set to fly across Parliament

London Mayor Sadiq Khan , who has had a number of social media spats with the president, on Thursday gave permission for a blimp portraying Donald Trump as an orange, snarling baby to be flown over parliament. The guest list for the dinner includes business leaders from a range of sectors and is meant to celebrate the links between the two ...

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  • Feds using DNA testing to reunite migrant families
Feds using DNA testing to reunite migrant families

A federal judge also ruled that all parents must be able to speak with their children within 10 days, and that the government is prohibited from deporting any parent without their child. And how many kids from separated immigrant families are still in government custody? Several members of Congress have asked HHS to use DNA testing to help re...

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  • Pompeo Gives Kim Jong Un Trump Signed Copy Of 'Rocket Man' CD
Pompeo Gives Kim Jong Un Trump Signed Copy Of 'Rocket Man' CD

Regarding fears that the US may have softened its expectations in the denuclearization process, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert - who is accompanying Pompeo to Pyongyang - said their policy had not changed and that they are "committed to a denuclearized North Korea ".

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  • Canada fires another shot at United States manufacturers; pushes toward trade war
Canada fires another shot at United States manufacturers; pushes toward trade war

Now that Mexico's presidential election is done , Ottawa wants negotiations on the North America Free Trade Agreement to restart as soon as possible, one government official familiar with the plan said on condition of anonymity. Not to mention Trump made headlines globally after his first Canadian visit for the G7 Summit he called Prime Minister ...

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  • Malaysia Suspends Construction of Major Belt and Road Rail Project
Malaysia Suspends Construction of Major Belt and Road Rail Project

Representational image of a Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. The 688-km (428-mile) ECRL will connect the South China Sea off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia with the strategic shipping routes of the Straits of Malacca to the west. "So, we can't accuse Saudi Arabia, unless, of course, there is proof that Saudi Arabia has tried to interfere in...

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  • President Trump reportedly asked about possibility of invading Venezuela
President Trump reportedly asked about possibility of invading Venezuela

The meeting occurred last August, and Trump's question "stunned" those present - which included then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and then-national security adviser H.R. Eventually, Gen. McMaster was able to persuade Mr Trump of how unsafe an invasion would be. The White House declined to comment on the private conversations.

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  • Governor: 49 missing as boat overturns in seas off Thailand
Governor: 49 missing as boat overturns in seas off Thailand

Phuket provincial rescue centre said "21 bodies" had been retrieved from the water, while Rear Admiral Charoenphon Khumrasee of the Thai navy said divers had seen "over 10 bodies" inside the submerged boat, which was carrying Chinese tourists when it went down on Thursday.

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  • Beginning of a new Pakistan: Imran Khan on Avenfield Reference case verdict
Beginning of a new Pakistan: Imran Khan on Avenfield Reference case verdict

From the start of the ex-PM's legal troubles in 2016, Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif and her husband, Muhammad Safdar, were also convicted, with Ms. Accountability Court judge Mohammed Bashir also rejected an application from the Sharifs to postpone the announcement of the verdict as Mr. Sharif is now with his wife Kulsoom Nawaz in Londo...

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  • Fiery Trump Takes Shots at Warren, 'Me Too' Movement
Fiery Trump Takes Shots at Warren, 'Me Too' Movement

After an introduction by his eldest son Donald Trump Jr . There were notable caveats to Trump's riffs: He hailed his administration's deregulation push but made no mention of his pre-rally announcement that Scott Pruitt would resign as head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • Scott Pruitt quits as head of USA environment agency
Scott Pruitt quits as head of USA environment agency

Last month, while praising Pruitt's "fantastic job" at the EPA, the president admitted, "I'm not happy about certain things, I'll be honest". And Trump must now confirm another EPA head in a razor-thin Senate where Pruitt was popular among some conservatives.

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  • Beryl becomes first named Atlantic hurricane of 2018
Beryl becomes first named Atlantic hurricane of 2018

A faster west-northwestward motion is expected through the weekend. "Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 miles per hour (100 km/h) with higher gusts". "It would be best if they are completed by June 1st at the start of hurricane season". By the morning July 6, Tropical Storm Beryl had racked up enough speed and strength to transfo...

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  • Poland's president announces retirement of Supreme Court chief
Poland's president announces retirement of Supreme Court chief

Malgorzata Szuleka, a lawyer with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights in Warsaw , said that forcing Gersdorf to retire before the end of her term is a "clear violation of the constitution". She said after showing up for work that she plans to go on holiday from next week, and that Iwulski would be standing in for her during her absence.

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  • Likely impact of US-China trade war: Prices up, growth down
Likely impact of US-China trade war: Prices up, growth down

A China central bank adviser said the planned United States import tariffs on $ 50 billion worth of Chinese goods - $34 billion plus a planned follow-on list worth $16 billion - will cut China's economic growth by 0.2 percentage points, although the overall impact would be limited, the official Xinhua news agency said today.

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