• UK Brexit minister says parliament vote cannot reverse Brexit
UK Brexit minister says parliament vote cannot reverse Brexit

She said: "I can not countenance Parliament being able to overturn the will of the British people: Parliament gave the decision to the British people, the British people voted to leave the European Union and as Prime Minister I'm determined to deliver that".

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  • Saudi Arabia to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday
Saudi Arabia to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday

If the new moon can not be seen, Eid Al Fitr will by default begin on Saturday. Should Ramadan end on June 15, that would mean a 29-day Holy Month for 2018. The Cameroon National Lunar Crescent Commission have issued a communique asking the entire Muslim community to be watchful to see when the moon appears.

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  • World Cup Coming To North America, But Chicago Won’t Host Games
World Cup Coming To North America, But Chicago Won’t Host Games

West Ham fans have been reacting on Twitter after watching reported target Fyodor Smolov's performance during the opening game of the 2018 World Cup which saw Russian Federation thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 in Moscow . The last time the USA hosted the World Cup was in 1994, with Brazil winning the tournament at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Califor...

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  • Spain offers to take in drifting migrant ship Aquarius
Spain offers to take in drifting migrant ship Aquarius

Spain's prime minister, Socialist party leader Pedro Sanchez , offered to resolve the impasse by allowing the Aquarius access to the port of Valencia on Monday. After urging a quick resolution of the impasse earlier in the day, the United Nations refugee agency, through spokesman Charlie Yaxley, said Sanchez's offer "is a welcome developmen...

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  • Latest Hawaii volcanic explosion causes more road hazards
Latest Hawaii volcanic explosion causes more road hazards

Scientists warn against venturing too close to lava hitting water, saying it could expose people to dangers from flying debris. The federal agency also reported a new 5.3 magnitude quake at 02:52 pm BST that had Kilauea unleash yet another plume of ash and smoke from its summit.

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  • UAE military vessel ATTACKED by Yemeni-Houthi rebels in Red Sea
UAE military vessel ATTACKED by Yemeni-Houthi rebels in Red Sea

The UN Security Council is due to meet behind closed doors on Thursday - at the request of Britain - over the attack on Hodeida, diplomats said . They spoke on condition of anonymity as they weren't authorized to brief journalists. The United Nations and other aid groups had pulled their global staff from Hodeida ahead of the rumored assault. Th...

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  • SNP's Ian Blackford clashes with Speaker before walkout
SNP's Ian Blackford clashes with Speaker before walkout

At the very least, the amendment places a requirement on the United Kingdom government to negotiate a deal with the European Union which closely mirrors current arrangements, if not replicating them in their entirety. On Tuesday, British lawmakers had voted to push through Brexit legislation including measures affecting Scotland such as agriculture...

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  • Houthi missile attack kills three in Saudi Arabia
Houthi missile attack kills three in Saudi Arabia

Turki Al-Malki, spokesman of the Coalition forces supporting legitimacy in Yemen, said that debris from the missile landed in residential areas in Jazan city without causing casualties. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed concern at the situation in Hudeida and called on all parties to "honour their commitments to working with t...

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  • North Korea relations: 'The only dialogue that matters'
North Korea relations: 'The only dialogue that matters'

The details of how and when the North would denuclearize appear yet to be determined, as are the nature of the unspecified "protections" Trump is pledging to Kim and his government. "Of those alive today, only a small number will leave a lasting impact- and only the very few will make decisions or take actions that renew their homeland and change t...

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  • UN General Assembly adopts resolution condemning Israel for Gaza violence
UN General Assembly adopts resolution condemning Israel for Gaza violence

Since the protests began on March 30, Israeli forces have killed 124 Palestinian and wounded more than 3,800 others. No Israelis have died. The UN General Assembly has adopted a nonbinding resolution condemning Israel's use of "excessive force" against Palestinian protesters in Gaza .

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  • Six Labour frontbenchers resign in protest at Labour’s Brexit position
Six Labour frontbenchers resign in protest at Labour’s Brexit position

Here are the key amendments which MPs voted on Wednesday evening. He said that remaining in the EEA, which includes membership of the single market, was not a flawless solution. Farce? Fiasco? Or maybe today in Parliament has been in the best tradition of British pantomime. Setting out the approach for a customs union and "full access to the ...

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  • U.S. hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks
U.S. hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the measures were to counter "malicious actors" working to "increase Russia's offensive cyber-capabilities". A computer technician connects a computer into a network server in an office building in Washington, D.C., on May 13, 2017.

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  • Kim Jong-un lands in Singapore for U.S. summit
Kim Jong-un lands in Singapore for U.S. summit

Before that, the top news in North Korea had been tremendously mundane, all things considered — a visit by Kim to a seafood restaurant in Pyongyang. But since no one really knows the extent of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs a North Korean declaration of assets would likely be seen as incomplete.

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  • Voters will decide if California should be split into three states
Voters will decide if California should be split into three states

The proposal hopes to split the state into three separate states of California , Northern California and Southern California . Draper's proposal to cut up the Golden State qualified on Tuesday to appear on the ballot in November's general election .

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  • Russian Federation look to excel against Saudi Arabia in opener
Russian Federation look to excel against Saudi Arabia in opener

Their lone opponent was Morocco. The majority of the 80 matches in the North American bid would be played in the United States, who hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup. In its bid proposal to FIFA , United 2026 listed Wellesley College, the Nobles and Greenough School, Harvard University, and the Revolution's practice field as viable training facil...

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  • Trump predicts 'terrific relationship' with Kim at historic summit
Trump predicts 'terrific relationship' with Kim at historic summit

US President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in an unprecedented summit at Changi in Singapore . The two men are expected to meet on their own for the better part of an hour, with only a pair of interpreters in the room.

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  • Trump's Freeze of Korea Joint Exercises Catches Allies by Surprise
Trump's Freeze of Korea Joint Exercises Catches Allies by Surprise

For China , that raises the uncomfortable spectre of American troops on China's doorstep, erasing North Korea's traditional role as a buffer. The country imports about four million barrels per year of crude oil, less than half of what China imports in a day.

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  • President Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Following North Korea Summit
President Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Following North Korea Summit

The news comes after a group of U.S. lawmakers also sent a letter to the Nobel Committee nominating the president for the prestigious award, citing his efforts to disarm North Korea. Ladbrokes increased Trump's chances of winning the prize , either alone or jointly, from 10/1 to 6/4 in the wake of the summit. Asle Toje, appointed to the commit...

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  • It is a One-time Opportunity, Says Trump on Summit With Kim
It is a One-time Opportunity, Says Trump on Summit With Kim

The North Korean leader was filmed taking a late-night city tour with his entourage. Kim isn't talking to Trump because his people are starving or because his economy is imploding. A U.S. official said on Monday that Mr Trump and Mr Kim will first meet one on one with translators in a session that could last up to two hours before they open the m...

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  • Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore
Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore

The US insists it will accept nothing less than complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. But whether North Korea is willing to do that is a big, open question right now. Earlier in the day, he had lunch with Singapore's President Lee Hsien Loong and was presented with a cake ahead of his birthday on Thursday. On the other hand, the pr...

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