• Zakir Naik speeches will be 'examined', says Home Minister Rajnath Singh
Zakir Naik speeches will be 'examined', says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh promised suitable action. Also, confirming that inquiry has begun, Mumbai Police said, "Zakir Naik's public documents, videos and social media posts are being examined". "I have asked the Mumbai Commissioner of Police DD Padsalgikar to inquire against him (Naik) and submit a report at the earliest", Maharashtra...

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  • Trump holds tense talks with senate Republicans
Trump holds tense talks with senate Republicans

Trump said at the meeting that he has yet to attack Flake hard but threatened to begin doing so . Ted Cruz will speak at the Republican convention after all. But it also wasn't a lovefest. Ben Sasse , who has been harshly critical of Trump, left the meeting early and declined to talk to reporters. Donald Trump came to Washington seeking...

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  • Brexit: UK Rejects Second Referendum Petition
Brexit: UK Rejects Second Referendum Petition

On June 23, on a 72 per cent turnout, 52 per cent (17.4 million people) voted in favour of Britain leaving the European Union. The petition had been the most popular ever published on the Government's website, with record numbers signing up and crashing the site within hours of its appearance.

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  • Bangladesh may have killed hostage by mistake during Dhaka siege
Bangladesh may have killed hostage by mistake during Dhaka siege

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said instead the jihadists were members of a homegrown militant group - Jumatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh, or JMB - which has been banned in the country for more than a decade. Two police officers were also killed outside the restaurant. Police on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT) named five Bangladeshi gunmen who stormed the r...

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  • Senator to Skip GOP Convention, Watch 'Dumpster Fires' Instead
Senator to Skip GOP Convention, Watch 'Dumpster Fires' Instead

Mark Kirk (R-IL) a loser for not supporting him and claimed he would carry the state of Illinois and called out Sen. Cruz spokeswoman Catherine Frazier said in a statement that there was "no discussion of any endorsement" at the meeting.

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  • Court remands in custody Istanbul attack suspects
Court remands in custody Istanbul attack suspects

It is unclear if they were arriving or leaving Ataturk Airport, which is still recovering from the co-ordinated attack on Tuesday night. Russian nationals have been identified as two of the suspected bombers, Anadolu reported last week.

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  • Beijing conducts new naval maneuvers in South China Sea
Beijing conducts new naval maneuvers in South China Sea

It is now holding its annual military drills around the Xisha Islands in the northern part of the sea. Wu Shicun, with the National Institute for South China Sea Studies, says China will continue to use peaceful means to solve any disputes and will look to speed up discussions on arranging a Code of Conduct (COC) for the region.

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  • Obama says NATO must stand firm against Russia
Obama says NATO must stand firm against Russia

Officials indicated Wednesday that an announcement could come in Poland, though would not provide details. "People do not know what the elite is doing, or if they do know, they are not listening sometimes", said Mr. "Tomorrow and Saturday we will take new, major steps" to ensure NATO member nations' security and help foster stability in the Mid...

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  • Stopped 52 times by police: Was it racial profiling?
Stopped 52 times by police: Was it racial profiling?

Just yesterday, social media and videos were also used as a way to exonerate a man who was misidentified as a suspect in last night's Dallas police shooting . Anthony Police Department. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg followed the incident today with a post on his wall that called for community and togetherness, while addressing the role that...

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  • Union backs Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader but demands 'effective opposition'
Union backs Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader but demands 'effective opposition'

Mr Corbyn's backers are seeking to rally grassroot Labour activists against MPs who voted by 172 to 40 for a motion of no confidence in him as leader. Ms Eagle, and Welsh MP Owen Smith, are both being tipped as potential contenders for the party's top job following the mass resignation of Mr Corbyn's shadow cabinet a week ago.

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  • Bangladesh police trying to confirm ID of Dhaka attackers
Bangladesh police trying to confirm ID of Dhaka attackers

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday paid her homage to the victims of the Dhaka cafe attack victims during a memorial service at the Army Stadium here. He said three of the six attackers had been missing for six months. "He re-affirmed U.S. support for Bangladesh's efforts to bring those responsible for planning and conducting the...

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  • Solidarity march in Srinagar for Zakir Naik
Solidarity march in Srinagar for Zakir Naik

Earlier on Thursday, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis directed Mumbai Police to initiate inquiry into controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's public documents. I said a terrorist is a person who terrorises someone. BJP has demanded action against Naik, saying he was a "threat" to national security as it was clear from his speeches that he "in...

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  • MURDER HUNT: Officer attacked after police find body
MURDER HUNT: Officer attacked after police find body

A 23-year-old man is still being questioned by detectives over the murder of an "incredibly special" 81-year-old woman who was beaten over the head before being set on fire. A police officer has been injured in an alleged assault after a woman's body was discovered in a property off a secluded country lane. The single track road was eventually re...

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  • Former UK Prime Minister Blamed for Soldiers' Deaths in Iraq War
Former UK Prime Minister Blamed for Soldiers' Deaths in Iraq War

A defiant Tony Blair defended his decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003, following the publication yesterday of a devastating report by Sir John Chilcot which mauled the ex-prime minister's reputation and said that at the time of the 2003 invasion Saddam Hussein "posed no imminent threat".

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  • Donald Trump Asks Ted Cruz to Speak at Republican Convention
Donald Trump Asks Ted Cruz to Speak at Republican Convention

Asked about them later, Kirk told The Associated Press: "I've run for election six times in IL. And I understand it, I get it". "I've never been defeated in IL". Trump responded by predicting that Flake would lose his campaign for reelection. Mr. Trump asked Sen. Cruz responded with a personal attack of his own, calling Trump a "serial...

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  • India's Modi Marks Gandhi's Historic South African Ride
India's Modi Marks Gandhi's Historic South African Ride

President Zuma nodded his head after Modi thanked him for South Africa's "support" for India's membership of the NSG. Later on Saturday, Modi will have an interaction with the Alumni Network and attend a reception to be hosted by the Indian High Commissioner and the Mayor of Durban before leaving for Tanzania on the third leg of his four-nation...

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  • 1 dead from bun-run goring in Alicante; 2 gored in Pamplona
1 dead from bun-run goring in Alicante; 2 gored in Pamplona

The origin of this event comes from the need to transport the bulls from the fields outside the city, where they were bred, to the bullring, where they would be killed in the evening. More than 1,000 people took part in the Pamplona run, which lasted just over four minutes, about 1 ½ times longer than usual. The nine-day festival became famous wi...

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  • Dallas shooting suspect was Afghanistan vet: U.S. military
Dallas shooting suspect was Afghanistan vet: U.S. military

Inside his home in Mesquite, ATF and police investigators found bomb-making materials, rifles, ammunition, ballistic vets, as well as "a personal journal of combat tactics", DPD said Friday. After an hours-long gunfight, police sent a robot to detonate a bomb in the parking garage where the suspect had holed up, killing him. Johnson was black.

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  • Kristen Bell blasts Trump over 'Frozen' tweet
Kristen Bell blasts Trump over 'Frozen' tweet

It's a sheriff's badge, or it's just like the star on the box for the doll from Frozen, or whatever nonsense he comes up with next. During a speech on Wednesday in Cincinnati , before posting the Frozen tweet , the presumed Republican presidential nominee recalled telling a staffer, " You shouldn't have taken it down".

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  • This Benghazi Survivor Hammers Hillary Clinton In A $2M NRA Ad
This Benghazi Survivor Hammers Hillary Clinton In A $2M NRA Ad

But Anne Stevens said she disagreed with efforts to pin blame on Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, or former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. The Libyan militia, which was tasked with escorting Americans from the CIA Annex to the city's airport, "was not affiliated with any of the militias the CIA or State Department had d...

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