• At least 26 killed in S. Yemen army base attack
At least 26 killed in S. Yemen army base attack

The assailants, who were wearing military uniforms, penetrated the airport garrison after setting off one vehicle bomb at its entrance then ramming through a second and detonating it inside, another military source said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack , which came as Muslims worldwide celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday ...

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  • 2 trains collide in Italy, multiple people killed
2 trains collide in Italy, multiple people killed

The trains collided near the town of Andria, according to news agency ANSA and Sky TG24 . There was no immediate reason given for the collision , which took place at around 11.30am (09.30pm NZ Time) on a hot summer day. The deadliest train incident in Italian history was not a crash but a carbon monoxide gas leak in 1944 that killed the t...

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  • Top House Dem calls Clinton, Lynch meeting
Top House Dem calls Clinton, Lynch meeting "regrettable"

Her campaign said the interview was voluntary and lasted three-and-a-half hours. Lynch said it was a "social" meeting and had nothing to do with the ongoing investigation, which the presumptive nominee echoed in her NBC interview. President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton campaign together next week for the first time this year, and their deci...

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  • Cameron Chairs 'Emotional' Cabinet Meeting Last Time As UK PM
Cameron Chairs 'Emotional' Cabinet Meeting Last Time As UK PM

In her first speech since her appointment, May pledged to unite the country and to make leaving the European Union a success, a move decided during a national vote on June 23 and triggered by United Kingdom nationals' desire to have more control over migration and restore control of the United Kingdom borders, among other issues.

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  • PM Modi leaves for a four-nation African tour
PM Modi leaves for a four-nation African tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached Mozambique capital Maputo as a part of his four nation tour of the African continent. "The Alliance has the support of over 120 countries and we greatly value Mozambique's partnership in this initiative".

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  • Rep. Goodlatte Grills Attorney General Loretta Lynch
Rep. Goodlatte Grills Attorney General Loretta Lynch

On Monday, Chaffetz and the Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia) requested the US Attorney for the District of Columbia open an investigation on whether Hillary Clinton committed perjury and "made false statements when testifying under oath before Congress".

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  • Opposition launches attack in Aleppo after regime cuts road
Opposition launches attack in Aleppo after regime cuts road

The city, Syria's largest before the war, has been a main battleground in the country's five-year civil war, and has seen an escalation of fighting after peace talks and a fragile ceasefire broke down earlier this year. Elsewhere in Syria, opposition activists said an air raid struck refugee tents in a remote area near the Jordanian border, killing...

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  • South China Sea ruling deepens tensions between US, China
South China Sea ruling deepens tensions between US, China

The 497-page ruling found that Chinese law enforcement patrols had risked colliding with Philippine fishing boats in parts of the sea. The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China on Wednesday published a white paper titled "China Adheres to the Position of Settling Through Negotiation the Relevant Disputes Between China...

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  • Milik to stay at Ajax despite Serie A and Premier League interest
Milik to stay at Ajax despite Serie A and Premier League interest

The 22-year-old has already made an impression on the worldwide scene, striking up a formidable partnership with Robert Lewandoski and bagging six goals in nine games during Poland's successful Euro 2016 qualification. The Poland global has a contract with Ajax until July 2019, but has caught the attention of a number of clubs. The 22-yea...

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  • 'Brexit means Brexit' and will be 'success': UK PM candidate May
'Brexit means Brexit' and will be 'success': UK PM candidate May

On their way into the monthly gathering, eurozone finance chiefs stressed that prolonged uncertainty over the future relationship between the European Union and Britain poses an economic and financial risk. So, that's what's going on in Europe . Some expect the central bank to reduce its benchmark interest rate to a new record low from the curre...

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  • OPEC Forecasts Higher Crude Oil Demand in 2017
OPEC Forecasts Higher Crude Oil Demand in 2017

Traders said the rise in prices was largely a result of a suspension of tanker loading of Basra Light crude at two export terminals in Iraq's south after a pipeline leak. In its monthly Oil Market Report for June, released on Tuesday, OPEC said its crude oil production averaged 32.86 million barrel per day in June, representing an increase of...

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  • Pakistan reiterates support to Beijing on S.China Sea issue
Pakistan reiterates support to Beijing on S.China Sea issue

The South China Sea has been a highly disputed area with many nations staking claims to various islands and atolls. But the sweeping condemnation of its activities by the court could raise tensions in the South China Sea further, embolden other countries to launch copy-cat court actions, and possibly lead China to react strongly.

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  • Palestinian Authority said to sever ties with the Quartet
Palestinian Authority said to sever ties with the Quartet

The United States, the European Union and many others in the global community have called for a halt to settlement building. The brutal killing of the teenage girl in her sleep on Thursday triggered an uproar and was followed a day later by a road ambush by Palestinian gunmen that killed a Jewish rabbi and father of 10 in front of several of ...

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  • Theresa May prepares to take over as Brexit PM
Theresa May prepares to take over as Brexit PM

David Cameron is making a final appearance in the House of Commons as prime minister Wednesday before handing over to his successor, Theresa May. Cameron, who led the "Remain" campaign, announced the morning after the June 23 referendum that he would stand down, triggering a leadership contest in the ruling Conservative Party.

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  • United Nations chief: Slap sanctions on South Sudan
United Nations chief: Slap sanctions on South Sudan

At least 36,000 people have been displaced as a result of the fighting that has flared in the South Sudanese capital Juba in recent days, according to the United Nations refugee agency. Swaraj, who is known for her prompt replies on social media said: "Akshay Kumar ji - Pl do not worry". It think much of this is due to the power sharing formu...

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  • Respect verdict on South China Sea, resolve issue peacefully
Respect verdict on South China Sea, resolve issue peacefully

It said China had interfered with traditional Philippine fishing rights at Scarborough Shoal and had breached the Philippines' sovereign rights by exploring for oil and gas near the Reed Bank, another feature in the region. China reaffirmed that its territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea "shall under no cir...

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  • USA condemns deadly outbreak of violence in South Sudan
USA condemns deadly outbreak of violence in South Sudan

The United States has always been a key supporter of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, which became independent from Sudan in 2011. It is "hugely worrying" that the fighting appeared to be spreading outside the capital, the United Nations human rights office in Geneva said Tuesday.

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  • 3 arrests made in alleged plot to harm officers, police say
3 arrests made in alleged plot to harm officers, police say

Detectives recovered three of the stolen handguns with Bridgewater. It was not immediately clear whether the fourth suspect not in prison was on the run. On Monday, a raid was conducted at a Baton Rouge home that was connected with this case and a 13-year-old was also arrested in connection with the burglary.

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  • Lynch defends decision on Clinton email inquiry
Lynch defends decision on Clinton email inquiry

The FBI said Tuesday that it will turn over to the State Department thousands of work-related emails recovered in the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email server while secretary that the State Department said it then will review for possible public release.

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  • Bill Shorten concedes election defeat
Bill Shorten concedes election defeat

Australians have elected a divided parliament stacked with fractious independents and minor parties but the nation's tired political leaders are united on at least one front: the need for electronic voting . According to Sheridan, Chinese officials have threatened "economic consequences" if Australia intervenes in the South China Sea. "And it's...

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