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by | June 25, 2017 | 01:05

Armed Forces Day, which takes place tomorrow (Saturday), aims to increase public support and awareness about the contribution made on behalf of the nation by the Armed Forces. "A special private reception for our veterans will be held in the City Chambers as the city's thank you". "It's heart-warming to see spectators young and old pay tribute to the British Armed Forces community for their hard work, dedication and efforts to keep us safe in the United Kingdom and across the globe".

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:09

State media say similar demonstrations are underway in other cities and towns in Iran . Other carried a coffin emblazoned with a picture of US President Donald Trump and the slogan: " Death to America, death to the House of Saud ". Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday called on Muslims worldwide to hold massive Al-Quds Day rallies Friday to support Palestinians. President Hassan Rouhani , who joined the march through Tehran , hit out at a new Iran sanctions bill approved by the US ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:03

The Indian Army has been retaliating strongly to the ceasefire violation in the Khari Karmara areas of the sector. "As the firefight was going on, Pakistani posts too resorted to heavy firing". The Army said a BAT team comprising five to seven members were 600 metres within India, reported Hinudstan Times . Prior to that, a BAT attack was carried out on February 18 but there were no casualties in that.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:43

Tim Ryan of OH, who has been a vocal critic of his party's overarching political strategy, said Democrats needed to recognize that they were "toxic" in huge parts of the country. Democrats are wondering if is time to ditch Nancy Pelosi as their leader after suffering a stinging defeat Tuesday night in the special election for a congressional seat in Georgia.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:45

There, they fared better than most observers had foreseen. BENNETT: It's a criticism rooted in generational angst about the future of the Democratic Party and its leaders. For a little over an hour, the President worked to convince the crowd of supporters - some of whom donned "Make America Great Again " hats and held signs - that his administration is making "tremendous progress" back in Washington .

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:33

In that incident, police say the woman armed herself with a pair of extra long metal shears and wouldn't drop them after multiple requests. The Blotter posting indicates that "both officers were equipped with less lethal force options , per department policy".

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:53

The Sena MP said Thackeray may "answer many questions later this evening" when he will address the party workers on the Shiv Sena's 51st foundation day. Sangma. Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati said she is not satisfied with Ram Nath Kovind's political ideology, but can not reject his Dalit background.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:49

Haley's remarks came as the United Nations envoy to the Middle East said Israel is defying last year's Security Council resolution that called for a halt in settlement activity in the occupied West Bank. The electricity will be scaled back gradually, "so that the electricity supply will match the financial commitment". Last week, Hamas threatened to renew violence against Israel if power is cut.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:46

Police said a passer-by informed them about the incident. "She was allegedly raped in the vehicle while the accused were driving around", said Suniti, superintendent of police ( Noida Rural), said. "We are investigating the case to identify and arrest the accused", said SSP Love Kumar. Gurgaon police commissioner Sandeep Khirwar has also reached the Sector 29 police station to oversee the investigations.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:34

A media note of the meeting said the ministers deplored the continued terrorist attacks, including in some BRICS countries. Together the BRICS countries account for roughly 40 percent of the world population and 20 percent of the global economy.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:31

Chancellor Kohl was a friend to the United States during a transformative period for Germany and Europe as a whole. Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl looks on during his official birthday reception at the Pfalzbau in Ludwigshafen, Germany, on May 5, 2010.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:28

A statement issued by U.S. Central Command said the plane was downed "in collective self-defense of Coalition-partnered forces". "Iran's missile capability protects its citizens in lawful self-defence and advances common global fight to eradicate ISIS and extremist terror", Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet, using another acronym for IS.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:24

Trump has faced numerous allegations of the offence since his inauguration in January, and calls for him to be investigated increased following testimony to the Senate intelligence committee last week by sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:07

There was huge focus on Ronaldo after news broke on Friday of his desire to leave Real Madrid and quit Spain for good because of his unhappiness at a tax investigation against him, but he frequently cut an isolated figure up front due to Portugal coach Fernando Santos' cautious tactics.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:02

Brussels insists that those living in Britain now should be able to keep those rights after Brexit. The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier and the UK's Brexit minister David Davis will meet on Monday (19 June) for the first round of negotiations on the United Kingdom leaving the EU, nearly a year after a majority of British voters decided in a referendum to quit the club.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:07

The morning missive appeared to refer to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general. Mr. Trump did receive assurances that he wasn't personally under investigation , as fired FBI Director James Comey reiterated in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:05

Based on what we know there is nothing to suggest that the fire was started deliberately ", Cundy said . Activists held up posters with pictures of people still missing after the deadly inferno. The first victim to be formally identified was Mohammed Alhajali, a 23-year-old Syrian refugee, who came to Britain in 2014 with his brother. "Mohammed undertook a risky journey to flee war and death in Syria, only to meet it here in the United Kingdom, in his own home", the Syrian Solidarity ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:04

Government sources suggested that the Conservatives do not necessarily need an agreement with the DUP before Wednesday, because the DUP would be unlikely to support the opposition Labour Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn. The first round of talks are likely to focus on the UK's so-called divorce bill, estimated to be as much as €100bn (£88bn), as well as the rights of European Union citizens now living in Britain and United Kingdom nationals living on the continent.

by | June 16, 2017 | 03:58

Two Canadians are among more than a dozen people sought in connection with a violent attack on protesters during an official visit by Turkey's president to the USA capital last month. Holman told the judge that Yildirim has received death threats because of the case. But President Donald Trump declined to say anything about the attack , and the State Department was careful in its public statements.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:22

Trump said the agreement places too many financial and economic burdens on the country. Mayors across the country, including in St. Louis and Chicago, have shown support for the Paris Agreement despite Trump's move to exit the accord.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:59

U.S. forces remain near the Korean Peninsula with an "armada" led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. President Trump has vowed that North Korea will never be allowed to field a nuclear capable ICBM , but there has been little action to enforce this statement.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:02

A record number of Britons became German citizens a year ago after Britain voted to quit the European Union , Germanys federal statistics office said. The largest group of people taking up German citizenship came from Turkey, although the total of 16,290 was down 17.3% from a year ago. The second largest national group, Poles, recorded an increase of 11.3 per cent to reach 6,632.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:02

The agreement, which passed through the Senate's Banking and Foreign Relations Committees , would add new and tougher sanctions against the Russian government for the invasion of Crimea in 2014, its cyber warfare campaign during the presidential campaign a year ago, and its support for Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:35

The Opposition Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn , has also said that his party is waiting in the wings to take charge after he defied pollsters' predictions by gaining 30 seats in Thursday's election , leaving a hung Parliament . A latest YouGov poll for "The Sunday Times" revealed that voters, by a margin of 48 per cent to 38 per cent, believe the Prime Minister should resign and for the first time Corbyn has drawn level with May on the question of who would be the best Prime Minister.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:31

Amid reports that senior Tories were sounding out potential replacements for Mrs May, prominent Conservative MP Heidi Allen said the Prime Minister had six months at most left in Downing Street. May said she meant to stay as the Prime Minister and sought support from the Democratic Unionists to form a government. "The prime minister called the election because she wanted a mandate", Corbyn told The Guardian.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:51

Eight seats shy of a majority, the Conservative Party is now in negotiations with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party, who won 10 seats in Parliament, on a " confidence and supply " deal which would see the DUP support the Conservatives on key votes.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:52

A United Nations aid agency that helps Palestinians in Gaza condemned the territory's Hamas rulers on Friday after discovering a tunnel running under two of its schools for boys. Also, the soldiers, stationed in the Nahal Oz military base, across the fence, fired gas bombs into Palestinian lands, causing dozens of residents to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:05

Iranian authorities have arrested seven people it suspects of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran , a judiciary official said on Saturday. "Some terrorist cells also have been dismantled", it added. The ISIS Takfiri terrorist group claimed responsibility for the near-simultaneous assaults.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:02

Two U.S. soldiers were killed and two others wounded in an attack by an Afghan soldier, a spokesperson for an Afghan governor said. Its spokesman Zabihullah Kujahid said online that the solider had been an "infiltrator" who had killed four American soldiers.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:01

United Kingdom police announced the arrest of 28-year-old man on investigation of the terrorist attack on London bridge. The trio behind the London Bridge attack filled their van with petroleum bombs, used mysterious ceramic pink knives and originally planned to rent a 7.5-tonne truck, suggesting that they intended more carnage before officers shot them dead, police said.