• Turkey's currency plunges amid military coup attempt
Turkey's currency plunges amid military coup attempt

Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion urged calm and order, tweeting he's "very concerned". But presidential sources said: "This is an attack against Turkish democracy". Erdogan has faced criticism within the country and overseas for his efforts to carry out constitutional changes to increase the power of the presidency but his Justice and Devel...

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  • What Ruth Bader Ginsburg said about Donald Trump
What Ruth Bader Ginsburg said about Donald Trump

In a subsequent interview with The New York Times , she joked about moving to New Zealand if Mr Trump is elected. Even those who agree with her harsh criticism of Trump have attacked the decorum of a member of the Court speaking out against a presidential candidate.

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  • Coup attempt in Turkey foiled, says Prime Minister Binali Yildirim
Coup attempt in Turkey foiled, says Prime Minister Binali Yildirim

Turkey Blocks, a group that tracks censorship in Turkey , tweeted that all three services were blocked in the country as of 10:50 pm local time. Erdogan added: "There is absolutely no chain of command here". Turkish soldiers block Istanbul's Bosporus bridge on Friday while soldiers also occupied streets in the capital of Ankara . Gunfire and ...

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  • Ugandan army enters S. Sudan to evacuate citizens
Ugandan army enters S. Sudan to evacuate citizens

Other countries that have evacuated their citizens are: Britain, France, Poland, Norway, Australia, Canada, and Kenya. Syria's President Bashar Assad has denied that his forces targeted USA -born journalist Marie Colvin who was killed in Syria in 2012 and says that he does not know how she died.

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  • Pokemon Go Could Be Bigger Than Google Maps
Pokemon Go Could Be Bigger Than Google Maps

According to the folks who discovered the malware , the infected Pokemon GO apps were uploaded to various websites as references in how to guides, etc. Pokemon GO has become an overnight sensation, but you'll need to be careful when downloading the APK from unknown sources. If you're a Pokemon fan and you gotcha catch 'em all, make sure y...

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  • Theresa May's cabinet: Who's in and who's out?
Theresa May's cabinet: Who's in and who's out?

It also sets Mrs May apart from the UK's only other female premier, Margaret Thatcher, who was the sole woman in her first cabinet in 1979. She had been at the home office for more than six years. She resigned after she was offered a lesser role. Former energy minister Andrea Leadsom, who pulled out of the race to become prime minister handing th...

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  • Nice Attacker 'Undoubtedly' Linked to Radical Islam - French Prime Minister
Nice Attacker 'Undoubtedly' Linked to Radical Islam - French Prime Minister

Hollande said the state of emergency in France, ongoing for nine months, would be extended for another three months. Investigating sources said Bouhlel's last appearance in a criminal court was as recently as March, when he was found guilty of violent contact.

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  • Erdogan lands in Istanbul after coup attempt
Erdogan lands in Istanbul after coup attempt

The area is surrounded by military, but some soldiers have been taken into custody by police. The coup attempt began late Friday, with a statement from the military saying it had seized control "to reinstall the constitutional order, democracy, human rights and freedoms, to ensure that the rule of law once again reigns in the country, for law and...

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  • Turkish military mounts coup attempt; outcome unclear
Turkish military mounts coup attempt; outcome unclear

Turkish fighter jet shot down: A Turkish F-16 fighter jet has shot down a helicopter used by coup plotters over Ankara , according to CNN affiliate CNN Turk. "We encourage U.S. citizens to shelter in place and do not go the U.S. Embassy or Consulates at this time", the embassy said. "Monitor local press for updates, avoid areas of conflict, an...

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  • US State Department refuse to comment on Chilcot Report
US State Department refuse to comment on Chilcot Report

The report stated that military action at the time "was not a last resort" and the then Iraq leader Saddam Hussein posed no imminent threat to worldwide security. Barratt suggested that Australia, that actively participated in the Iraq campaign, needed its own Chilcot-style inquiry, with a Royal Commission consisting of independent appointees appro...

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  • Nabam Tuki takes charge as CM at Arunachal Bhavan in Delhi
Nabam Tuki takes charge as CM at Arunachal Bhavan in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliberated the apex court's order and its implications with senior ministers and explored the way forward, including a review petition to be filed, possibly by Kalikho Pul who has been unseated by the apex court's order.

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  • Portman now outpacing Democratic challenger, Ted Strickland
Portman now outpacing Democratic challenger, Ted Strickland

Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll. The independent poll of OH voters by Quinnipiac University gives the Republican Portman a 47 to 40 percent lead over the former Democratic governor. " The NBC poll yesterday had it 44 -44 so polls go up and polls go down". "Our campaign is focused on sharing Ted's message of fighting...

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  • Nice terror attack: Man with 'machete' arrested at remembrance vigil
Nice terror attack: Man with 'machete' arrested at remembrance vigil

The 84 dead included French and foreigners, children and adults. Hollande said the attack was "undeniably terrorist in nature", but prosecutors said the 31-year-old driver who lived in Nice wasn't known to intelligence services. Bouhlel's attack was stopped thanks to a handful of police who pursued the truck on foot and, possibly, by motorcycle a...

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  • Nice killer truck driver was convicted for road rage
Nice killer truck driver was convicted for road rage

A truck driven by an individual whose behavior was completely premeditated, rushed forward people along two kilometers in nearby Nice, causing deaths and injuries. Tuan said righ after the attack, the foreign ministry instructed the Vietnamese embassy in France to urgently work with local agencies and the Associations of Vietnamese in France to...

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  • The Clinton Campaign Is Tearing into Trump's VP Pick
The Clinton Campaign Is Tearing into Trump's VP Pick

However, "r$3 hetorically, the fact that IN has adopted the Medicaid expansion could cause questions for Trump IN the campaign", Sparer said, noting that Trump has repeatedly said he plans to repeal Obamacare. Strangely, a Trump trouncing could be helpful in propelling Pence to the top of list of 2020 prospects. Pence accepted and boarded a private...

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  • Smriti Irani dropped as HRD minister in big Cabinet reshuffle
Smriti Irani dropped as HRD minister in big Cabinet reshuffle

When asked, the newly appointed HRD Minister told reporters that Smriti could not make it to the occasion as she was preoccupied with some other work. Irani did not turn up for the event. Javadekar said that education "is not a subject for party politics", but is an important issue, and "we will have a discussion on it with everyone".

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  • Netanyahu asks Egyptian FM to help free Israelis held in Gaza
Netanyahu asks Egyptian FM to help free Israelis held in Gaza

The close contacts between Israel and Egypt have been focused on resuming bilateral talks between Palestinians and Israelis, particularly within the context of ongoing French efforts to convene an worldwide conference aimed at resuming the moribund peace process - an initiative Israel has rejected as an "imposed" solution.

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  • Anti-Trump Efforts to Unbind Delegates Fail In Republican Rules Panel
Anti-Trump Efforts to Unbind Delegates Fail In Republican Rules Panel

They got so many less votes they didn't even want a recorded vote. The movement to stop Donald Trump from gaining the Republican presidential nomination prior to the party's convention has been crushed by a vote. Many Republican delegates pushed back against Ms Unruh's efforts, saying the efforts would be ignoring the millions of people who voted...

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  • Turkish military units attempt uprising, PM says
Turkish military units attempt uprising, PM says

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and other senior officials said the elected government remained in office. The Turkish news agency Dogan reported that soldiers opened fired on people trying to cross Istanbul's Bosporus bridge protesting against the attempted coup, and some had been wounded.

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  • Murray 'unlikely' to play for Britain against Serbia
Murray 'unlikely' to play for Britain against Serbia

Murray, who reunited with coach Ivan Lendl last month, has reached the finals of his last five tournaments, winning in Rome and at Queen's Club before beating Milos Raonic in straight sets to end a 36-month hunt for a third grand slam title.

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