• UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon expresses grief over Edhi's death
UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon expresses grief over Edhi's death

The Edhi Foundation now runs a vast network of welfare services across Karachi - which spread to other parts of Pakistan - including the world's largest volunteer ambulance service, health clinics, shelters for battered women, abandoned children and the elderly.

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  • Obama cuts short visit to Spain
Obama cuts short visit to Spain

This is Obama's first presidential trip to Spain but he is cutting his trip short a day after the fatal shooting of five police officers in Dallas. Obama said the recent economic crisis and austerity policies in Europe had left "too many Europeans, especially young people, unemployed and frustrated".

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  • B'desh Govt doesn't believe I inspired terror act: Zakir Naik
B'desh Govt doesn't believe I inspired terror act: Zakir Naik

Naidu's remarks came just a day after Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju hinted at action against the scholar after a scrutiny of his speeches. Naik is the founder and president of Mumbai-based charity organisation Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), which owns Peace TV . Dr Naik, however, had released a statement, saying he "totally...

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  • Clinton, Trump react to murders in Dallas
Clinton, Trump react to murders in Dallas

According to Dallas police, before the shooter was killed in a standoff with police, he claimed that "he was upset about the recent police shootings" and "said he wanted to kill white people, especially white officers". The following day, Castile was fatally shot in a vehicle by a Minnesota officer, with the aftermath livestreamed on Facebook by ...

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  • Salt Lake County resident becomes first Zika-related death in continental US
Salt Lake County resident becomes first Zika-related death in continental US

Zika contributed to the patient's death, Vitek added, but officials do not know if it was the sole cause. While this is the first confirmed Zika-related death in the continental USA, health officials assured residents that mosquito experts say there is now no threat of Zika virus infection from mosquitoes in the area.

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  • In nod to Sanders, Clintons offers new health care proposals
In nod to Sanders, Clintons offers new health care proposals

In another significant move, the committee also passed by one vote an amendment calling for marijuana to be removed from the federal list of controlled substances, a common talking point for Sanders during his campaign. The panel, composed of supporters of the two Democratic presidential candidates, Clinton - the presumed nominee - and Bernie Sande...

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  • Angela Eagle in clear threat to Jeremy Corbyn over leadership challenge
Angela Eagle in clear threat to Jeremy Corbyn over leadership challenge

And if he is challenged, many Labour MPs fear he would be re-elected. Some MPs want the PLP to acclaim either Eagle and Smith as a single "unity candidate" to take on Mr Corbyn. However, a source told the Telegraph that Corbyn would easily defeat any challenge from either Eagle or ex-Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Owen Smith.

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  • Best is still to come, says Wimbledon champ Murray
Best is still to come, says Wimbledon champ Murray

Winning Wimbledon in 2013 ended Britain's 77-year wait for a men's singles champion and Murray added that this triumph was more enjoyable without that statistic hanging over him. However, Raonic , who rallied to a five-set win over 17-time major victor Roger Federer to become the first Canadian man to reach a grand slam singles final, was fa...

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  • Euro 2016: Griezmann is as good as Ronaldo and Messi, says Sagna
Euro 2016: Griezmann is as good as Ronaldo and Messi, says Sagna

The two now hold the keys to the final, in which France will chase a third European title after 1984 and 2000 and a third triumph on home soil after Euro 1984 and the 1998 World Cup . French fans, however, can take comfort from the fact that they have the edge going into the final. Though Pepe has two Champions League titles with Madrid, h...

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  • Obama Rushes Through First Presidential Visit to Spain
Obama Rushes Through First Presidential Visit to Spain

The sense of crisis deepened last week when a black man shot dead five white cops in Dallas, shocking the nation and the world. Obama, speaking in Madrid , said any violence against police was "a reprehensible crime and needs to be prosecuted".

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  • Coastal Carolina Wins the College World Series
Coastal Carolina Wins the College World Series

The Chanticleers, who become members of the Sun Belt Conference at midnight tonight, finished their improbable run through the postseason, defeating 4-3 Arizona to win the College World Series Thursday afternoon in Omaha, NE. "He's been coaching for 21 years, and he deserves every bit of it", Beckwith said of Gilmore. "This group of guys here...

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  • Corbyn Defiant as Party Cracks, Joining Tories in U.K. Disarray
Corbyn Defiant as Party Cracks, Joining Tories in U.K. Disarray

MsEagle said that Tom Watson , the deputy leader, Rosie Winterton, the chief whip, and John Cryer, the chair of the parliamentary Labour party, had all been trying to get Mr Corbyn to resign since he lost a no-confidence motion of Labour MPs on 28 June by 172 votes to 40.

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  • Syrian army extends truce, but fighting rages on
Syrian army extends truce, but fighting rages on

Rebel forces responded by firing barrages of rockets into the government-held west of the city on Friday, killing at least 41 people, majority civilians, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Its capture brings the Syrian government closer to its objective of encircling the northern city. On Friday, a man and his two sons were kil...

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  • Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Hamilton Curtain Call
Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Hamilton Curtain Call

To celebrate this bittersweet night, the official Hamilton Youtube Channel released an emotional tribute to their final performances. Junior Muñoz, who has been Miranda's alternate, will now play Hamilton . "'Til next time, folks!'" Before the show, Odom dedicated his performance to Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, who were killed by polic...

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  • Officer shot, hospitalized in St. Louis suburb of Ballwin
Officer shot, hospitalized in St. Louis suburb of Ballwin

A police officer who was shot and critically wounded during a traffic stop this week has been identified by authorities in Missouri. Following the shooting , the suspect drove from the scene in a Blue Ford Taurus with temporary IL plates.

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  • Arrest of Black Lives Matter leader live-streamed on Periscope
Arrest of Black Lives Matter leader live-streamed on Periscope

Protesters were demonstrating against the shooting death Tuesday of 37-year-old Alton Sterling. "The police tactics in response have been very moderate". Amid police shootings of African-Americans in the past week, in Baton Rouge - where protests continue - and Minnesota, tensions between black citizens and police have risen significantly with ...

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  • Tom Watson to meet union leaders over Jeremy Corbyn leadership
Tom Watson to meet union leaders over Jeremy Corbyn leadership

Mr Watson told the Parliamentary Labour Party he had informed Jeremy Corbyn during a one-to-one meeting that he could not carry on as party leader without the support of the party's MPs. An overwhelming majority of Labour MPs passed a vote of no confidence in Corbyn. In the wake of the failure of this latest attempt to break the deadlock, Labour ...

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  • Chaka Khan and sister enter rehab over prescription drugs
Chaka Khan and sister enter rehab over prescription drugs

Khan will be forced to miss a number of concert appearances over the coming months. "As part of the ongoing outpatient treatment the doctors have urged her to resume recording mid-July and all performances beginning August 1st and onward". "My sister and I would like to thank everyone for their support, love and prayers", a statement the singer rel...

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  • No letup in fighting as Syrian military extends cease-fire
No letup in fighting as Syrian military extends cease-fire

Government forces and allied troops, including Lebanon's Hezbollah militia, have been mounting repeated attacks on the Castello road to close the only route to the opposition-held areas in Aleppo city. At least 30 civilians, including four children, were killed and 140 others sustained injuries as the Takfiris fired rockets at Furqan and Sukan ne...

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  • Murray and Raonic head to tiebreaker in 3rd set
Murray and Raonic head to tiebreaker in 3rd set

The 25-year-old Raonic, who was bidding to become Canada's first Grand Slam champion, admitted he still had a lot to work on. ANDY MURRAY broke down in tears after beating Milos Raonic to win his second Wimbledon title. He added, "This one's gonna sting, so I'm gonna make sure, as these courts are green, that I'm going to be back here for anoth...

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