• India lambasts Pak for raising Kashmir at United Nations
India lambasts Pak for raising Kashmir at United Nations

Responding to Pakistan's statement, India's UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin levelled familiar charges that Pakistan supports terrorism and covets the territory of other countries- obviously meaning Kashmir . Akbaruddin accused Pakistan of misusing the UN's discussions on human rights to air arguments on the Kashmir crisis, which has claimed ...

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  • The Point Of Black Lives Matter
The Point Of Black Lives Matter

The protest was supposed to walk towards the National Civil Rights Museum; protesters instead chose to hop over a barrier and block off the I-40 bridge. Neither he nor his co-hosts mentioned that the suspect, Micah Xavier Johnson, did not identify himself as part of the movement, or that protest organizers condemned the attack.

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  • Chinese K-Pop stars express dissent over South China Sea ruling
Chinese K-Pop stars express dissent over South China Sea ruling

Lu said China has lodged a formal protest with Australia over the comments of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop who has stated that Canberra would keep exercising its worldwide rights to freedom of navigation and overflight and support others to do the same in light of the tribunal's verdict.

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  • Alabama campers arrested in connection with fire
Alabama campers arrested in connection with fire

This isn't the first run-in with law enforcement for the pair: Kuykendall was arrested four years ago and later convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl, according to Alabama criminal records, and the Cullman Times newspaper reported Suggs was arrested in 2012 for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

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  • Getting out of South Sudan can be a harrowing journey
Getting out of South Sudan can be a harrowing journey

India will send two C-17 military transport aircraft to war-torn South Sudan's capital city Juba Thursday to evacuate over 300 Indians stranded there. This is despite a ceasefire announced by President Salva Kiir and endorsed by First Vice President Riek Machar . About 42,000 civilians have been displaced by the violence in Juba , Ban's s...

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  • Crude oil futures up
Crude oil futures up

Crude oil prices moved slightly higher at the start of trading Monday, only to fall off by the end of the trading session following a report from S&P Global Platts that found output from members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries was on the rise.

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  • Two US Citizens Killed in Nice Truck Attack
Two US Citizens Killed in Nice Truck Attack

The president of the Nice region, Christian Estrosi, said the truck was loaded with weapons and grenades, and the driver had opened fire on the crowd. UPDATED 10.05am: Yet another horror scene in France . Photos showed a truck with around 20 bullet holes. "People were tripping over and trying to get into hotel lobbies and restaurants or auto pa...

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  • Donald Trump to annnounce Mike Pence as vice-presidential running mate
Donald Trump to annnounce Mike Pence as vice-presidential running mate

His staunch conservative views on certain social issues, like gay rights and abortion, may inject a new set of concerns into the general election debate that have been largely overlooked with Trump at the top of the Republican ticket. If Mr Pence does not withdraw by the deadline, then another elected Republican can not withdraw in time to fill his...

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  • Donald Trump foes fail in effort to let Republican delegates switch
Donald Trump foes fail in effort to let Republican delegates switch

He's speaking on Facebook live about the intricacies of the vetting process and sharing his thoughts on the two other finalists: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and New Jersey Gov. Top Republican officials and recalcitrant conservatives held closed-door talks Thursday in what some delegates said was an effort to head-off a clash at next week's GOP national...

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  • 5 injured as vehicle in President's convoy skids off road
5 injured as vehicle in President's convoy skids off road

Both Mukherjee and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, whose auto was also part of the motorcade, are safe. The President's children, Abhijit and Sharmishtha, are helping in the rescue attempts. The accident happened due to heavy rain. "The President has been waiting at a safe place in Kurseong". Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee herself ove...

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  • Three years on, Zakir Naik's petition still pending in SC
Three years on, Zakir Naik's petition still pending in SC

Naik, a medical doctor by professional training, has denied promoting terrorism in any way. "I did not inspire any terrorist, and I am a "messenger of peace", he said. Naik also maintained that no government agency has approached him to join investigation in connection with charges levelled against him until now. Senior Congress leader Digvijay S...

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  • Brookes: Iran likely cheating on nuke pact
Brookes: Iran likely cheating on nuke pact

In recent months, Khamenei has sharpened his criticism. US President Barack Obama, flanked by Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. "If there's any question about transactions that they're doing falling under the shadow of sanctions, the banks will take note and not engage in activity".

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  • 'Game of Thrones' leads Emmys field with 23 nominations
'Game of Thrones' leads Emmys field with 23 nominations

Robot . " Game of Thrones " and " Veep " are among the top contenders for the 68th prime-time Emmy Award nominations. Sarah Paulson is up for wins for both " American Horror Story: Hotel " and "The People vs. And Amy Schumer has nominations for " Inside Amy Schumer ", " Saturday Night Live " and "Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo". The Television...

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  • Iraq inquiry slams Blair over legal basis for war
Iraq inquiry slams Blair over legal basis for war

Across the Tasman, the Australian government says it's up to former prime minister John Howard to decide whether he wants to apologise for Australia's involvement in the invasion. Sir Jeremy said he felt Mr Blair had wanted to wait longer before taking military action. However, former attorney general Lord Peter Goldsmith has come under fire in S...

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  • New UK PM to fill more cabinet posts
New UK PM to fill more cabinet posts

A day after replacing David Cameron, May moved to impose her authority by axing a handful of prominent ministers including Justice Secretary Michael Gove, a leading "Brexit" campaigner who had staged his own bid for prime minister . The Times said Britain was at a " turning point ", with its wealth, stability and identity all at stake. She re...

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  • NATO, Russian ambassadors meet to keep dialogue open
NATO, Russian ambassadors meet to keep dialogue open

The U.S. and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have been largely involved in a series of military exercises, including one in Ukraine, which Russian Federation did not appreciate. And, worse still, it seems to be driven by something akin to Little Europeanism, an aggressive, divisive elite sensibility in which Russian Federation is bein...

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  • Justice Ginsburg Expands On Decision To Apologize For Trump Remarks
Justice Ginsburg Expands On Decision To Apologize For Trump Remarks

Ginsburg said. "The rules for recusal of the Supreme Court are essentially that the Justices make their own decision", he said. "I think it's highly inappropriate that a United States Supreme Court judge gets involved in a political campaign, frankly", Trump said Tuesday, after Ginsburg's third verbal stab at his candidacy.

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  • Donald Trump offers vice presidency to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, reports say
Donald Trump offers vice presidency to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, reports say

Anthony List. Pence's people have until noon tomorrow to come to the Indiana Statehouse and file paperwork, withdrawing him from the governor's race here in Indiana. Instead, it shores up the GOP base while sending two important signals to a Republican base that remains uneasy about its soon-to-become nominee. In the 1990s, Pence had a radio ta...

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  • Game of Thrones, People vs OJ Simpson top Emmy nominations
Game of Thrones, People vs OJ Simpson top Emmy nominations

That put Netflix ahead of all other networks except HBO (94) and FX (56), and way ahead of streaming competitors Amazon (16) and Hulu, which was shut out. " Lemonade " didn't draw any nominations in the major Emmy categories, which were announced this morning, but it did net four Emmy noms, including one for the singer and multi-media-incli...

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  • Turnbull to continue as Australian PM as debate rages over of voting
Turnbull to continue as Australian PM as debate rages over of voting

Australians usually know who their next leader will be on the night of their vote, but the July 2 poll was too close to call, triggering a complicated system of centralized vote counting that still hasn't technically finished. After more than a week of counting, Malcolm Turnbull was yesterday confident enough in the final result to declare victo...

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