• 6 killed in attack on Afghan intelligence convoy
6 killed in attack on Afghan intelligence convoy

Stanekzai said four people had been killed and five wounded, while a spokesman for the ministry of public health said three wounded had been brought into city hospitals. The attacker targeting security forces detonated the vehicle at 05:00 hours local time, Hashmat Stanekzai told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

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  • EU's Barnier Rejects Key Part of British Brexit Trade Plan
EU's Barnier Rejects Key Part of British Brexit Trade Plan

Barnier tore apart her plan for a "facilitated customs arrangement", under which tariffs charged at the border would be passed on to either the British or European Union authorities depending on the destination of imported goods. The EU proposes that Northern Ireland stay aligned with the remaining 27 bloc members after Brexit as part of a "backs...

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  • Israel police close gates to Al-Aqsa mosque after clashes
Israel police close gates to Al-Aqsa mosque after clashes

A police spokesman said the troopers were sent into al-Aqsa after suspects who had barricaded themselves in after running confrontations in the surrounding compound, during which masked men launched firecrackers from handheld canisters. The wall was not sealed off Friday. Israel's security cabinet eventually made a decision to dismantle the new s...

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  • United States is the economic envy of the world, says Trump
United States is the economic envy of the world, says Trump

The economy has been adding jobs since 2010 and economists have expected job creation to slow, in part due to a shrinking number of jobless Americans. Trump has kept his promise for one quarter - but he may not be able to keep it for a whole year. The U.S. central bank increased borrowing costs in June for the second time this year and forecast t...

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  • Putin Says He's 'Ready' to Go to Washington
Putin Says He's 'Ready' to Go to Washington

Be my guest. He has such an invitation , I told him that". Putin added: "I am ready to go to Washington". Following the backlash in the United States over Trump's cordial public tone with Putin in Helsinki , U.S. Trump suffered fierce criticism from Democrats and Republicans for his kid-glove treatment of Mr. Putin at their July 16 summit...

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  • Hard Brexit is 'doomsday outcome' for Ireland, says tourism body
Hard Brexit is 'doomsday outcome' for Ireland, says tourism body

An ICM poll for The Guardian found she had an eight-point lead over Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over who could be trusted to negotiate a good Brexit deal; down from 16 points in January and 34 points before the 2017 General Election . The Irish Government is also working to ensure that the status of Irish citizens in the United Kingdom is pres...

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  • New Zealand grants paid leave to domestic violence victims
New Zealand grants paid leave to domestic violence victims

The legislation also makes discrimination against domestic abuse victims illegal. New Zealand has recognised this problem and just become the first country in the world to pass legislation granting victims 10 paid days off work to allow them to leave their partners.

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  • New Zealand PM accuses Australia of 'copying' flag design
New Zealand PM accuses Australia of 'copying' flag design

Before 1901, New Zealand was considered a colony of Australia, and its name even appeared on the Australian Constitution. The then prime minister John Key urged residents to be proud of their country and wave their flag with pride - despite its close associations with Australia.

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  • Trump says did not know of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians
Trump says did not know of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians

The leak fanned speculation about how much damage Cohen can inflict on the president and whether he is now mulling a cooperation deal with federal prosecutors. The facts surrounding the Trump Tower meeting have always been a point of interest. Mr. Trump could be referring to May reports that Cohen's onetime taxi cab partner is willing to cooper...

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  • Rights of OFWs: Kuwait social media star stays unapologetic
Rights of OFWs: Kuwait social media star stays unapologetic

Sondos Alqattan uploaded a video on social media this month bemoaning new regulations that allow domestic workers a day off every week and the right to keep their passports, which employees often confiscate. "You may have a pretty face but the attitude is very opposite!" another said. Earlier in the week, Max Factor Arabia said it was "shock...

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  • California wildfire grows near Yosemite National Park
California wildfire grows near Yosemite National Park

Firefighters are trying to corral a huge wildfire just to the west of Yosemite National Park that has cast a smoky pall and threatened the park's forest, officials said Tuesday. "There are wonderful places to visit in the region, so we're asking people to consider alternative plans", he said. The South Central Sierra Interagency Incident Managem...

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  • Trump Denies He Knew Beforehand of Meeting With Russian Lawyer
Trump Denies He Knew Beforehand of Meeting With Russian Lawyer

In the recording, Trump and his lawyer are heard discussing plans to pay American Media Inc.to not publish the story of Karen McDougal - a former Playboy model - who also claimed she had an affair with the president. I mean, he's been lying all week. His lawyer Lanny Davis declined to comment. At the 2016 Trump Tower meeting , Trump Jr. was join...

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  • Father in court over suspected acid attack on son, 3
Father in court over suspected acid attack on son, 3

West Mercia Police said Tuesday that a 41-year-old has been detained over alleged conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm. The mother screamed "what have you done to my baby?" when the unknown substance was thrown over the boy in the Tallow Hill area of the city.

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  • Cohen says Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians
Cohen says Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians

Trump could be referring to May reports that Cohen's onetime taxi cab partner is willing to cooperate with Mueller, and separately, to the fact that Lanny Davis , who worked as a special counsel for Bill Clinton, is helping represent Cohen.

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  • Russia's Vladimir Putin: Donald Trump has an invitation to come to Moscow
Russia's Vladimir Putin: Donald Trump has an invitation to come to Moscow

Collins says Shine accused her of shouting and asking "inappropriate" questions during an earlier joint appearance by Trump and Juncker. Mr. Putin said in the meantime, it was possible that he and Mr. "So when Putin saw an opportunity to improve its relationship with the U.S., Europe, or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries, he would natu...

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  • Acid Attack: Police Arrest Four for Bathing Toddler with Acid
Acid Attack: Police Arrest Four for Bathing Toddler with Acid

The attack may have started over the end of a relationship with the three-year-old's mother, the Sun reported yesterday. A new neighbour told the MailOnline that she had been living with the toddler and her two other children in a secluded residential street in Worcester after fleeing the family home in Wolverhampton because of "difficultie...

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  • InfoWars Founder Alex Jones Banned From Facebook for 30 Days
InfoWars Founder Alex Jones Banned From Facebook for 30 Days

A fourth and final video reportedly featured Jones comparing the creators of an animated drag queen show to Satanists. Jones recently falsely accused special counsel Robert Mueller of being a pedophile. Government. The account dynamic on Facebook also poses complications: Jones is banned from posting for the next 30 days, but all other admins for...

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  • Trump addresses annual VFW convention in Kansas City
Trump addresses annual VFW convention in Kansas City

Earlier this week, the war-of-words on Twitter between Iran and Trump saw no signs of abating, as Trump cautioned Rouhani to not threaten the United States. "Veterans Choice has been passed", Trump boasted to applause, promising it would reduce wait-times for medical care. This comes one day after the Senate confirmed Robert Wilkie to be secret...

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  • U.S. announces $12 bn in aid to farmers hurt by trade tariffs
U.S. announces $12 bn in aid to farmers hurt by trade tariffs

That said , the key problem in the European Union is that different nations are displaying different levels of interest in a trade fight with Trump , making it hard to take advantage of its inherent economic heft and act in unison. The EU agreed to increase import of USA liquefied natural gas and agricultural produce. The United States has ...

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  • Twitter ‘shadow-banning’ prominent Republicans, Trump alleges
Twitter ‘shadow-banning’ prominent Republicans, Trump alleges

According to a report Wednesday by Vice News , Twitter is restricting the visibility of Republicans including Republican Party Chairman Ronna McDaniel and GOP members of Congress in an attempt to improve political debate on its service. While the accounts did show up during a general search, they didn't automatically populate in a drop-down bar ...

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