• Turkey, Russia to Discuss US Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal
Turkey, Russia to Discuss US Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal

In the case of the Iran deal (formally the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA), the withdrawal of the USA doesn't formally kill the agreement, as it's a multilateral agreement including other nations as well. The situation inevitably pushes Iran towards the East. The statement said "the Iranian regime's reckless actions pose a sev...

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  • Pakistan declare first innings on 310-9 in only Test against Ireland
Pakistan declare first innings on 310-9 in only Test against Ireland

The paceman took four wickets for 44 runs as Ireland's first innings was wrapped up inside 48 overs. Murtagh had two for 33 in 17 overs, Rankin two for 58 in 17 and Thompson two for 51 in 16, with Ireland opting against including a specialist spinner in its XI.

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  • Dharmendra Pradhan requests energy business stakeholders to invest in India
Dharmendra Pradhan requests energy business stakeholders to invest in India

Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber. The new strategy will be supported by its 45-year plus legacy of a unique and open approach to partnerships, built on the UAE's bedrock values, reliability and attractiveness, said the top official. In a statement, ADNOC noted that the investment programme will also include a plan to construct one of the world's largest mix...

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  • John Bolton: Trump Sanctions On European Companies
John Bolton: Trump Sanctions On European Companies "Possible" Over Iran

Part of the flaw with the Iran deal that President Donald Trump rejected was it enticed Europe and the US into economic relations with Iran that would work against holding the country accountable for violations of the agreement, Bolton said.

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  • Israeli Strikes In Syria Killed 19 Iranians This Week, War Monitor Says
Israeli Strikes In Syria Killed 19 Iranians This Week, War Monitor Says

Israel fears that will allow Iran to more easily transfer weapons to Hezbollah, Lebanon's powerful Shiite guerrilla force, and reinforce the militant group's influence over the region. The revolution's leader, Ayatollah Khomeini, declared Israel an "enemy of Islam" and cut all ties. According to the newspaper's source, after Ryabkov gave the in...

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  • Another Democratic Senator Announces Support For CIA Nominee Gina Haspel
Another Democratic Senator Announces Support For CIA Nominee Gina Haspel

Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough asked if yesterday's hearing was just a sideshow for the Democratic base because no one could be that stupid and not know what Haspel was going to respond concerning our waterboarding program". That assessment prompted a White House aide to joke that McCain, who was diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer in 2017, is...

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  • United States diplomat is blocked by Pakistan from leaving after crash
United States diplomat is blocked by Pakistan from leaving after crash

Hall is accused of running a red light and killing Ateeq Baig on April 7. Sources aware of the developments told The Nation that the USA special plane (C-130) had landed at the airport on Saturday morning but the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) prevented Col Hall to leave the country as he was not having clearance from the relevant quarters....

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  • Indonesia links deadly church attacks to local ISIS-inspired group
Indonesia links deadly church attacks to local ISIS-inspired group

Authorities were also investigating whether there was an explosion at a fourth church. No group has so far said it carried them out. Another two died in a third attack at the city's Pantekosta Church, Mangera said. Television images showed toppled motorcycles and debris scattered around the entrance of one church and police cordoning off areas as c...

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  • Lieberman to Assad: 'Get Rid of the Iranians'
Lieberman to Assad: 'Get Rid of the Iranians'

Zarif accused the United States and its allies of fomenting unrest in the Middle East, "turning our region into a powder keg through their sale of hundreds of billions of dollars of useless advanced weaponry". In a rare public gesture by an Arab government, Bahrain expressed its support for the Israeli air raids. The escalating confrontation betw...

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  • Incarcerated Lalu granted three day parole to attend son's marriage
Incarcerated Lalu granted three day parole to attend son's marriage

His application for parole is being considered and a final decision is likely by Thursday, Inspector General (Prison) Harsh Mangla told PTI on Wednesday. "There will be 200 items in the lavish dinner", a staffer at Lalu Prasad's residence said. The gala event in Patna will see imported flowers from Thailand being used to decorate the stage wh...

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  • Trump reveals drug pricing plan
Trump reveals drug pricing plan

The president also blasted foreign governments, alleging they force drug companies to sell at low prices in their countries, driving up costs for American consumers. And the Pharmaceutical Industry Doesn't Seem Too Worried: Just check out how pharma stocks - and those of pharmacy benefit managers like Express Scripts - shot higher despite Trum...

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  • Anwar to be pardoned and out on Tuesday
Anwar to be pardoned and out on Tuesday

Mahathir - who had retired in 2003 as premier but made a comeback in a bid to oust the coalition he once headed - was sworn in Thursday, becoming the world's oldest elected leader at 92. Malaysian Cabinets have in the past had more than 30 ministers. He also issued a strong warning against graft, with corrupt officials to be replaced in an overha...

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  • Congo authorities continue search for kidnapped British tourists
Congo authorities continue search for kidnapped British tourists

According to officials at the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICC), which is in charge of managing the park, the two tourists were kidnapped while returning to the city of Goma accompanied by park wardens. In an interview with National Geographic past year, Virunga National Park Director Emmanuel de Merode said three main groups are ...

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  • Trump Will Meet With Kim Jong Un on June 12
Trump Will Meet With Kim Jong Un on June 12

Although that is still some distance away, there is already a clamour from Trump supports who want the President to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts even as his personal life and domestic political situation is mired in a tawdry scandal involving a porn star and his soft spot for Russian Federation.

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  • North Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of summit with US
North Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of summit with US

Abe said he is open to holding talks with Kim only when that would lead to a settlement of the abduction issue. Images of Kim and Moon shaking hands in late April were seen around the world and now tourists are doing their best to reenact the meeting at a replica of Korea's Truce Village, which is located at a movie set not far from Seoul, the So...

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  • Leinster are crowned champions of Europe after a cagey final
Leinster are crowned champions of Europe after a cagey final

A cagey affair that was decided by Isa Nacewa , Leinster have reclaimed the Champions Cup with a 15-12 defeat of Racing 92 . "We are like a family and you can see that by how we were defending with everyone working so hard for their mates outside them".

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  • Knife attack in Paris kills one, injures 4
Knife attack in Paris kills one, injures 4

Paris police officers evacuated people from some buildings in the Right Bank neighbourhood after the attack, which happened on rue Monsigny at about 1900 GMT. French media reported that the incident took place at around 9 PM local time on Saturday in the Opera district, which is known for landmark shops and restaurants.

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  • Lawyer Says He Consulted Cohen on Schneiderman Accusers
Lawyer Says He Consulted Cohen on Schneiderman Accusers

Schneiderman. President Donald Trump may have already known about alleged victims of NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman before he announced his resignation, according to a revelation in a new court document. "During my communications with Mr. Cohen I shared with him certain details of Schneiderman's vile attacks on these two women", Gleaso...

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  • Kevin Kamenetz Cause Of Death: How Did Governor Candidate Actor Die?
Kevin Kamenetz Cause Of Death: How Did Governor Candidate Actor Die?

Joseph Medical Center in Towson at 3:30 a.m. Kamenetz had served eight years as Baltimore County Executive and 16 years as a county council member before making his bid for governor. "Like so many, I am shocked and heartbroken by this sudden and unexpected loss", said Valerie Ervin, Kamenetz' running mate in his campaign for governor.

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  • TDP workers block Amit Shah's convoy, demand special status for Andhra
TDP workers block Amit Shah's convoy, demand special status for Andhra

A TDP statement, quoting the chief minister, said he asked the party leaders to ensure that such incidents did not recur. "It shows the criminal mentality of Naidu", the BJP leader said. the way counterfoils of forms for inclusion of voters were found, the way colour printers and computers were found there, it tells us how desperately the Congr...

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  • Modi, Oli launch Janakpur-Ayodhya bus link
Modi, Oli launch Janakpur-Ayodhya bus link

Devotional bhajans of Sita and Ram were played during the 10-minute long prayer performed by Modi at the temple. After his visit to the temple, Modi launched a bus service between Janakpur-Ayodhya. But experts say Arun III would be a losing proposition for Nepal because almost 80% electricity generated by this project will be exported to India....

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  • Leave.EU fined for multiple breaches of electoral law following investigation
Leave.EU fined for multiple breaches of electoral law following investigation

It was also criticised for failing to report services from U.S. strategy firm Goddard Gunster when it should have done. The report added: "This included an absence of transparency and incorrect reporting round who supplied the loans, the dates the loans had been entered into, the reimbursement date and the rate of interest".

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  • Biplab's latest gaffe: Tagore returned his Nobel Prize in protest against British
Biplab's latest gaffe: Tagore returned his Nobel Prize in protest against British

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Goutam Das said that Tripura chief minister "has crossed every limit of idiocy". The mistake what Deb committed in the lecture that he misinterpreted the fact, which attracted severe criticism across the country.

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  • Trump warns Iran of 'severe consequences' for starting nuke programme
Trump warns Iran of 'severe consequences' for starting nuke programme

Yet, Iranian nation is persistent while former US presidents passed away & IRI is still standing. The deal wasn't flawless. Despite the symbolism of that move, Iranian leaders are hoping to save the agreement by working with the European, Russian, and Chinese signatories who remain onboard despite Trump's withdrawal.

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  • Alberta rolls out $1.2 million pro-pipeline ad campaign
Alberta rolls out $1.2 million pro-pipeline ad campaign

Less than three weeks before an ultimatum for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is set to expire, the Alberta Premier still expressed certainty the controversial project to ship more diluted bitumen will go ahead. Currently, the campaign's billboards can be seen at locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Kamloops, the west Kootenays, and t...

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  • Volcano erupts in Indonesia forcing anyone within 3km to evacuate immediately
Volcano erupts in Indonesia forcing anyone within 3km to evacuate immediately

No injuries or deaths have been reported following the blast. PT Garuda Indonesia, the country's flag carrier, has canceled 14 flights to Yogyakarta after a volcano about 19 miles north of the city erupted and forced authorities to close the local airport.

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  • Rita Ora releases brand new star studded single 'Girls'
Rita Ora releases brand new star studded single 'Girls'

But some of the lyrics might have just revealed more about Rita than we first expected, as it appears to confirm that she's bi-sexual. I feel I have a responsibility to protect that whenever possible. Recently, Katy Perry celebrated the 10-year anniversary of "I Kissed A Girl ". Rita is also kicking off her appropriately named sold out " G...

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  • Pakistan imposes travel restrictions on U.S. diplomats: FM
Pakistan imposes travel restrictions on U.S. diplomats: FM

Members of the opposition parties Friday expressed concerns over deteriorating relations between Pakistan and the United States and called for expulsion of U.S. Pakistan had earlier attacked the United States saying that the top militant leaders are residing inside Afghanistan under the full view of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the ...

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  • Series of failures led to deadly Niger ambush-US military report
Series of failures led to deadly Niger ambush-US military report

A summary of the report released Thursday details the need for improved mission planning and approval processes, in addition to a review of weapon requirements and training exercises with US -allied forces, according to The Associated Press .

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  • President Trump turns the sanctions screw on Iran
President Trump turns the sanctions screw on Iran

In the first such action since US President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear accord on Tuesday, the Treasury announced sanctions against six Iranian individuals and three companies tied to the IRGC who were part of the network, which it said handled "hundreds of millions" of dollars in exchange transactions.

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