• American diplomats met face-to-face with Taliban last week
American diplomats met face-to-face with Taliban last week

However, Wells was in Doha, the Qatar capital, this week. Similar efforts to hold peace talks between the Americans and the Taliban in Doha in 2015 faltered after the Afghan government denounced the process. Not all of the roughly 14,000 United States troops now in Afghanistan have pulled back to cities. Until now, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani...

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  • Imran Khan Starts Preparations For Formation Of Govt
Imran Khan Starts Preparations For Formation Of Govt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Imran Khan , chairperson of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party which has emerged as the single largest party in the recent Pakistan general elections. But then, he also struck a familiar note, echoing the military establishment's thinking that Kashmir is the "core issue". The United States ...

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  • Mueller plans to call 35 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial
Mueller plans to call 35 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial

He is seeking to keep jurors from hearing details of his years of work in Ukraine for the Party of Regions and President Viktor Yanukovych, saying it is irrelevant and prejudicial. They include accountants, financial advisers, tax preparers and real estate agents. The Mueller witness list included Manafort's longtime business associate Richard Ga...

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  • States Sue to Block Downloads of 3D-Printed Gun Instructions
States Sue to Block Downloads of 3D-Printed Gun Instructions

By providing the instructions, the company would be helping Pennsylvanians circumvent state laws requiring gun-buyers to be at least 18 years old, pass background checks and obtain licenses and permits for some weapons, according to the lawsuit.

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  • Zimbabwe votes in post-Mugabe poll
Zimbabwe votes in post-Mugabe poll

After voting, he said the country is experiencing democracy never witnessed before. Victory is certain. There is nothing that can stop the people of Zimbabwe claiming their victory,"Chamisa told reporters on Sunday". Voting began at 7am (0500 GMT) and will end at 7pm. Mugabe denied meeting MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa but attacked his p...

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  • Tourists Killed in Apparent Attack in Tajikistan
Tourists Killed in Apparent Attack in Tajikistan

Tajikistan's Interior Ministry said it was holding four people for potential involvement in "the collision and killing of foreign citizens" after a Daewoo sedan plowed into a group of seven foreign bicyclists about 100 kilometers (60 miles) south of the Tajik capital, Dushanbe.

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  • Thousands Evacuate due to Mendocino Fires
Thousands Evacuate due to Mendocino Fires

He added, "Any event could bring this back up again". Anna Noland, 49, was evacuated twice in three days before learning through video footage that her house had burned. Officers have gone to homes of several people reported missing and found cars gone - a strong indication they fled. The Carr Fire has forced tens of thousands of people to flee...

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  • Indian PM Modi speaks to Imran Khan after PTI election victory
Indian PM Modi speaks to Imran Khan after PTI election victory

Numerous leading rival parties here are furious about the election results, but several smaller ones are falling to the side of Khan, who over the years has undergone a complex metamorphosis from celebrity athlete and worldwide ladies' man to strident politician.

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  • Trump takes credit as U.S. economy grows at fastest pace since 2014
Trump takes credit as U.S. economy grows at fastest pace since 2014

More generally, economists question whether the animal spirits awakened by the US fiscal stimulus can continue to boost growth. "We've accomplished an economic turnaround of historic proportions", Trump told reporters during hastily arranged remarks on the South Lawn of the White House, where he was joined by Vice-President Mike Pence and fl...

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  • Oil price shock on the way? | Oil Price
Oil price shock on the way? | Oil Price

Saudi Aramco announcement of halting shipments through Bab-el-Mandeb could also be seen in this perspective. "One of the ships sustained minimal damage". Earlier in the day, Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for an attack on an unnamed Saudi tanker off the contested port of Hodeidah, Yemen. The group and Tehran deny the accusations.

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  • Russian President Putin ready to visit U.S., invites Trump to Moscow
Russian President Putin ready to visit U.S., invites Trump to Moscow

Such journalists are "the worst", Trump has reportedly told aides, in addition to asking that the behavior be punished. However, this is not the first time Trump has had an ugly brush-in with the media. A subsequent search of the transcript showed Saturday that it had been updated to include the question. Behind closed doors, Trump often has ve...

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  • Israeli Navy Hijacks 'Freedom Flotilla' Attempting to Break Gaza Blockade
Israeli Navy Hijacks 'Freedom Flotilla' Attempting to Break Gaza Blockade

Press TV's correspondent Richard Sudan, who is on board the flotilla, said in a video posted online that one of the vessels had dropped out with an unspecified "problem" and that two boats were now making their way toward Gaza. MP Jamal al-Khudari, the head of the popular committee against the siege, condemned Israeli forces for preventing the Free...

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  • New MH370 report says no cause determined
New MH370 report says no cause determined

It was the second major search after Australia, China and Malaysia ended a fruitless search across an area of 120,000 sq km (46,332 sq miles) a year ago. "It makes no sense if they (the investigators) say there are no hints as to what could have happened". Investigators highlighted some mistakes made by the Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City air...

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  • Trump threatens US government shutdown over immigration
Trump threatens US government shutdown over immigration

Displaying his usual belligerent attitude, the President issued a series of demands via his Twitter account , and included his statement showing support for a government shutdown . A bill in the house of representatives would include $5 billion for the border wall but would require Democratic votes in the Senate to pass. Trump has asked for $25...

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  • Trump lawyer Giuliani 'confused' to claim attorney-client privilege: Cohen lawyer
Trump lawyer Giuliani 'confused' to claim attorney-client privilege: Cohen lawyer

The Justice Department has been investigating Cohen for months, raiding his home, office and hotel room in April in search of documents related to a $130,000 payment the attorney facilitated before the 2016 election to Stormy Daniels, an adult-film actress who says she had sex with Trump in 2006.

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  • Wikileaks' Julian Assange likely to be expelled from hideout at Ecuador Embassy
Wikileaks' Julian Assange likely to be expelled from hideout at Ecuador Embassy

He was granted asylum by former president Correa to help Assange avoid extradition to the United States, where he could face the death penalty for espionage and treason. Moreno made it clear that he did not support Assange's work. Mr Moreno has previously referred to Mr Assange as a "stone in our shoe". "I have never agreed with the interventio...

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  • At least 10 dead, 40 hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island
At least 10 dead, 40 hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island

The quake was so strong its tremors were felt in neighbouring Bali , which sits just 25 miles away. The remains of Malaysian climber Siti Nur Ismawida Ismail, 30, who perished during the recent quake on the Indonesian island of Lombok, will be repatriated home tomorrow, according to news portal Astro Awani.

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"Historic Day": Assam Chief Minister On Release Of List Of Citizens

The list identifies 2.89 crore people as citizens of India. The exercise was carried out in a transparent, fair, objective manner, he stated. Chief Minister of the state Sarbananda Sonowal assured that the Indian citizens whose names are not included in 30th July's list need not worry.

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  • 17 missing as monster wildfire spreads
17 missing as monster wildfire spreads

He was the second bulldozer operator killed in a California blaze in less than two weeks. Two people involved in the firefighting effort died in Thursday's onslaught: contract bulldozer operator Don Ray Smith and Redding Fire inspector Jeremy Stoke.

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  • Stormy Daniels arrest pre-planned by police department, emails show
Stormy Daniels arrest pre-planned by police department, emails show

In the emails, a vice officer sent herself research on Daniels two days before the porn star appeared in Columbus, reviewing news articles on Daniels as well as a photo showing her with Trump. "Enough with the games", he added. Before the two parted, Avenatti accused Dershowitz of working for Trump, saying, "I want to know about the relationship ...

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