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ISIS claims responsibility for twin attacks in Iranian capital that killed 12

ISIS claims responsibility for twin attacks in Iranian capital that killed 12

Iran's Revolutionary Guard blamed regional rival Saudi Arabia for the Wednesday attacks, while Foreign Minister Javad Zarif lashed out on Twitter at "terror-sponsoring despots", in a reference to t...

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Indian farmers step up strike after six die in firing

Indian farmers step up strike after six die in firing

The Madhya Pradesh farmers hit the streets protesting over their demands for remunerative prices for their produce and a farm loan waiver not being met . Several fire tenders were at the spot to co...

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Former FBI Director Comey's Remarks About Russia Investigation, Annotated

According to Comey, Trump was keenly interested in having the FBI director publicize that he was not under investigation . The three-page memo clarifies what Comey intends to say when he testif...

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Cosby's accuser stands by her story under cross-examination

Cosby's accuser stands by her story under cross-examination

The 79-year-old comedian once dubbed America's Dad could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. Constand also told authorities she had never been alone with Cosby before the night of the...

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Brazil court opens session that could topple president

Brazil court opens session that could topple president

Alves served briefly in the government of President Michel Temer previous year, but quit after a month after being implicated in a corruption scandal, as countless top Brazilian politicians have bee...

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Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran

Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran

The attackers were Iranian nationals who had joined IS, Reza Seifollahi, deputy secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, said on state TV late Wednesday. There are conflicting reports of...

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Comey statement: Trump expected 'loyalty,' wanted to lift Russia 'cloud'

Comey will testify at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday. According to his opening statement , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director began chronicling his conversat...

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Judge will decide fate in Michelle Carter trial

Judge will decide fate in Michelle Carter trial

They also said they received text messages from Carter expressing sympathy and offering support after Conrad's death, but never mentioned she knew what he was going to do. "This was a suicide, a s...

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London Bridge terrorists named as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane

Seven people were killed and 48 injured. He was allegedly on his way to Syria and was carrying only a backpack. The parents lived for a time in Morocco before separating when the mother returned to ...

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Modi seeks to repair ties with Russia

After the talks, the two sides signed seven agreements, including pacts on the transfer of sentenced persons and visa waiver for holders of diplomatic passports. "We have established dedicated platfor...

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Trump nominates new FBI Director

President Trump says he will nominate Christopher Wray as the new director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to fill the vacant spot left by former director James Comey , who was sacked by T...

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Arab split: Qatar's isolation by its neighbours exacerbates Middle East tensions

Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives too have joined the ban against Qatar which sees a severing of diplomatic ties with Doha apart from blocking off land, air and sea routes to ...

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Bangladesh, Myanmar, India - Tropical Cyclone MORA - DG ECHO Daily Map

Numerous 22,000 people in Cox's Bazar's Moheshkahli Island, where 10,000 people died in a cyclone in 1991, were already moving to cyclone shelters. Bangladesh has evacuated almost 300,000 people...

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'We're not going to let Trump divide our communities,' says London mayor

'We're not going to let Trump divide our communities,' says London mayor

Trump's tweet renewed his mischaracterization of Khan's statement to London residents following the attack that left seven people dead and dozens injured. Trump has used the policy, stalled now i...

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Theresa May: Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

Theresa May: Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

Minutes later, Trump used the attack , which killed seven people and injured 48, to throw even more red meat to his political base. Here, he said we stand with the United Kingdom. He argues the m...

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Christopher Wray is Trump's Choice for FBI Director

Christopher Wray is Trump's Choice for FBI Director

Wray has been a partner in the King & Spalding law firm in 2005 and works in their Atlanta, Washington and NY offices. He was the personal lawyer for Republican Christie in the George Washington Bridg...

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Trump picks white-collar crime lawyer to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Trump picks white-collar crime lawyer to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Bush's Justice Department . But the controversies and distractions in Washington continued to dog the president throughout the day. Christie, who was a close adviser to Trump during the 2016 pres...

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Unclear if Trump will block Comey's testimony

The Senate panel is likely to ask Mr Comey about these interactions and the allegation that Mr Trump tried to pressure him into dropping the FBI's inquiry into Mr Flynn, whose ties to both Russi...

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U.S. suspects Russian hackers behind Qatar-Saudi rift

U.S. suspects Russian hackers behind Qatar-Saudi rift

It was already having tangible effects, with dozens of flights cancelled, Qatari planes barred from regional airspace, and panic buying in Doha amid fears of food shortages. The countries cut diplom...

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White House Won't Say If Trump Backs Attorney General Sessions

White House Won't Say If Trump Backs Attorney General Sessions

That answer stood in contrast to his response to the same question recently about Jared Kushner, Mr. Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser. Here's what President Trump had to say abo...

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Sturgeon warns of 'emboldened Tory government' ahead of SNP manifesto launch

Sturgeon warns of 'emboldened Tory government' ahead of SNP manifesto launch

And viewers were left to read between the lines. AN SNP victory in the general election in Scotland would complete a "triple lock" for a second independence referendum, according to the party's ma...

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Bangladesh 'disappointed' over U.S. decision to dump global climate pact

Over the last several days, many of his closest advisers have revealed they spend no time discussing global warming with the president. The actor who starred in Before the Flood movie which is a 2...

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Cyclone Mora wreaks havoc in Bangladesh

Cyclone Mora wreaks havoc in Bangladesh

Maximum sustained wind speed within 64 kms of the cyclone centre is about 89 kph rising to 117 kph in gusts or squalls, it said. At least six people were killed as Cyclone Mora made landfall i...

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Moscow says 'zero' proof Russian hackers involved in Qatar crisis

Moscow says 'zero' proof Russian hackers involved in Qatar crisis

The diplomatic rift between the tiny gas-rich nation and its neighbours threatens to expose the murkier side of British and U.S. relations with the Gulf states. "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" Th...

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Anti-Muslim crimes spike in London after bridge terror attack: Mayor

Anti-Muslim crimes spike in London after bridge terror attack: Mayor

He accused the media of "working hard to sell it!" Reporters repeatedly asked Khan for his thoughts on Trump outside the headquarters of London's Ambulance Service, where he observed a minute of s...

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Trump is going back on a big Israel campaign promise

But the White House suggested the embassy would eventually be relocated. Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its state capital, while the Palestinians want East Jerusalem, i.e. "He wants to put ...

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Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: Army chief

Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: Army chief

Update: The office has updated the number of military personnel and family members onboard from 90 to 106, making it a total of 120 passengers onboard. The plane was delivered in March past year and ...

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London attacker stopped en route to Syria, flagged as suspect

London attacker stopped en route to Syria, flagged as suspect

United Kingdom police said that 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba lived in east London and had not been considered to be a "person of interest" to either police or the intelligence services - meaning the...

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Putin on Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'

Trump, during the campaign, repeatedly denied Russian Federation was trying to tip the scales in his favor. The US journalist interviewed Putin at the St. "There weren't even any reports. You creat...

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Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Bhat killed in Kashmir encounter

The official said as the security forces were closing on the building where the militants were hiding, the ultras opened fire. "Restrictions have been put in place today so that mobs don't gather an...

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