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PM Sharif meets President Putin on sidelines of SCO summit

PM Modi had reportedly said that connectivity projects in the region should respect "territorial integrity and sovereignty", and maintain "inclusivity and sustainability". Jaishankar said Modi and Xi also deliberated on defence exchanges. Pakistan fully subscribes to the Charter of SCO and the " Shanghai Spirit". "Whether it is the issue of extremism, terrorist's recruitments or their financial resources, it will not be resolved unless all the countries work together", Modi said.

Sinn Féin's Michelle Gildernew returned as Fermanagh MP

Although Sinn Fein has made clear it will not drop its abstentionist policy regardless of the final shake down in parliament, the DUP has indicated its willingness to talk with the Conservatives if they require support to form a government.

England win U-20 World Cup for biggest international title since 1966

Woodman, of Newcastle United , stuck out a hand to palm Penaranda's shot away even though he was diving in the opposite direction. "I know it's the old cliché - but you dream about saving a penalty in a World Cup final, and for me to say it now is little bit insane".

Michael Gove appointed Defra secretary

Patel holds on to her position as the senior-most Indian-origin Cabinet minister and will remain in charge as the secretary of state for worldwide development in the new government, which May said will focus on delivering a successful Brexit.

North Korea fires volley of cruise missiles, fifth test in a month

North Korea's weapons tests are meant to build a nuclear and missile programme that can stand up to what it sees as USA and South Korean hostility, but they are also considered by analysts as ways to make its political demands clear to leaders in Washington and Seoul .

Referee cost us two points, says O'Neill

Even Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick, the stars of the nation's Euro 2016 finals campaign, were largely becalmed as a chance to take a huge stride towards Russian Federation very almost went begging, and they will have to be much better in their remaining four games if they are to make it to Russian Federation.

8 foreign fighters among militants killed in Marawi

Duterte said last Saturday he could finish off terrorists holed-up in Marawi within 24 hours if he used unrestrained air power, but he acknowledged the lives of innocent civilians would be sacrificed if he did took that course of action. But an AFP reporter said there was a sudden burst of gunfire and an explosion as rescue teams were entering the city. It was sparked by the attempted capture of a top militant leader - Isnilon Hapilon - a Filipino militant on the US's list of most-wanted ...

Mukul Rohatgi seeks to step down as Attorney General of India

He is the son of former Delhi High Court judge Justice Awadh Behari Rohatgi. He said: "I want to return to my private practice". Rohatgi was appointed as the AG on June 19, 2014 immediately after the BJP government came to power in May that year.

Tory and Labour MPs plot secret deal to ensure soft Brexit

Claiming 318 seats in last Thursday's election, the Conservatives find themselves eight seats short of a majority and in need of the Democratic Unionist Party's ten seats. European Commission spokesman Alexander Winterstein said "we are quite confident" that technical talks "can start soon, maybe even this week". "It is clear to me that Parliament will want to assert its role in a way it did not before".

Russian opposition leader arrested before mass demonstration in Moscow

He said contractors hired to build a stage at the agreed-upon venue could not do their work after apparently coming under official pressure. The center of the Moscow protest is at Pushkin Square - and while NPR's Mary Louise Kelly says the crowd there is huge, she adds that it's also hard to ascertain how many people are there for Navalny's cause, and how many for the national holiday.

Farming is a fresh field for Michael Gove's slash and burn politics

Previously Work and Pensions Secretary, Mr Green is promoted to First Secretary of State and will also be minister for the Cabinet Office, replacing Ben Gummer who lost his seat in the election . The Prime Minister said the new line-up brought in "talent from across the whole of the Conservative party". Michael Gove, the former Education and Justice Secretary, has been appointed by May as the Environment Secretary.

British PM says she takes responsibility for election result

Despite anger at the election, she was cheered briefly at the start of the meeting. After Mrs May addressed the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs on Monday, some of those present suggested the PM would consult more with business ahead of the talks, scheduled to begin next week.

Drowning in Debt, Puerto Rico Votes for Statehood

An island-wide referendum on Sunday favored statehood in a 97 percent landslide, though voter turnout reached just 23 percent as opponents of Governor Ricardo Rossello's push to become a state boycotted the vote. Still, Rossello says that he's grateful for his island's connection with the USA, and that he remains hopeful that connection will grow closer. Hector Ferrer , leader of Popular Democratic Party, said eight out of 10 "stayed home" or "went to the beach" instead of voting.

South Korea: One hurt as package explodes in university

Witnesses said metal nuts popped out of the box as it exploded. News reports said the professor, who teaches architecture in the university, suffered minor burns on his neck, chest and hands and is now being treated in hospital. Police have yet to identify the sender. A police official was quoted as saying the explosive seemed shoddy and that whether it was a terror attack or a wrongdoing for resentment will be determined after investigations.

Talks on the resumption of power sharing to recommence today

Mr Allister said the formation of an Executive is "meant to be none of his business". The Secretary of State said the government remained "four square" behind the Good Friday accord. Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said Ireland was keen for Brexit talks to start and to ensure the process of Britain leaving the European Union did not have an adverse impact on Northern Ireland's fragile peace process.Flanagan was speaking as the British political situation was in turmoil ...

UK Election 2017: Theresa May to seek to form government

It is too early to say with any certainty what the change from a majority to minority government will mean to Brexit . In the British Parliament elections, with the results of 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives have won 318 seats (42 per cent vote share) while the Labour Party has won 261 seats (40 per cent vote share), the media reported.

Trump tweets: Fired FBI director is 'a leaker'

Mr Trump also told the former FBI director that he hoped Mr Comey "could let it go", referring to the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Iohannis spoke of Trump's remarks last month about some members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation not spending enough of defense, saying he liked the US president's speech on the matter.

May to form govt with N. Ireland party's help

The Conservatives won 318 seats - eight less than it needed in order to secure a majority. Above all, investors are anxious about the general uncertainty surrounding the country - whether a bruised May will be able to govern effectively or whether she may eventually resign.

Mystery of riderless 'ghost motorbike' on motorway near Paris is solved

The clip shot from a vehicle whose driver who looked in his mirror and spotted the motorbike was cruising a little too close to the central reservation, albeit in a perfectly straight line. "Because motorbikes have a low centre of gravity, it's possible it can continue on its way", Jean-Pierre Goy, a motorbike stunt rider told Le Parisien .

Gulf crisis: PM Nawaz, COAS Bajwa leave for Saudi Arabia

A senior counter-terrorism adviser to Qatar's foreign minister has hit out at the diplomatic squeeze on Doha by several Gulf states, calling it a "policy of domination and control". Sergey Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, discussed Qatar with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call Saturday. The government said on Monday a container vessel had arrived at Doha's Hamad port with boxes from Oman's Sohar, AP reported.

Hundreds of Syrian fighters join Manbij military council to support Raqqa campaign

Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said fighters in the city couldn't leave because all the bridges across the Euphrates have been disabled. Davis said the USA -led coalition has been encouraging Raqqa's residents to try to leave the city if they can, and has dropped leaflets advising such a move.

Dems Aren't Happy Clinton Is Blaming Them For Her Loss

She claimed that the DNC's data was " mediocre to poor, nonexistent, wrong " and claims she had to inject money into the DNC to keep it running. "[People] were anxious that I was going to jail, anxious that I was running a child trafficking operation in the basement of a pizzeria".

Iran police kills four ISIS suspects in Hormuzgan province

Two of those killed were not Iranian, he said. "This is a message from the soldiers of Islamic State in Iran, soldiers of the first brigade of Islamic State in Iran which, God willing, won't be the last", the leader says. President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia in May, CNN reported. "We have to accept the fact that terrorists and sponsor countries led by Saudi Arabia have lined up against the Iranian nation".

UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed

Another survey showed British business confidence has fallen sharply since last Thursday's election, while figures showed British consumers cut their spending for the first time in almost four years last month as households turned more cautious even before last week's shock election result.

Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult

After a lacklustre campaign from the Conservative party, and a surge in support for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , neither party achieved a majority and the country now waits in a state of anticipation and uncertainty. One MP said: "She recognised the care stuff was a big mistake". Theresa May is politically "damaged goods", and it is surely only a matter of time before she faces a challenge to her leadership.

Gulf crisis: Qatar launches direct shipping services to Oman ports

Qatar's port authority said its cargo will go through Sohar, as well as Oman's port at Salalah, bypassing the need to dock in any of those countries that have cut ties. On Twitter early today, budget carrier flynas said it "welcomes the Saudi employees working on Qatar Airways airbus A320, and invites anyone with the desire to join flynas and work among its crew".

I would '100 percent' be willing to testify about Comey under oath

Asked again, Trump said: "I'm not hinting anything. I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning", Comey testified . "Those were lies, plain and simple", he remarked, adding that the president's "shifting explanations" over his firing "increasingly" disturbed him.

Jury begins deliberating sex charges against Bill Cosby

Authorities had declined to charge Cosby when she first came forward in 2005. In 2015, Steele cited the Cosby deposition as new evidence in reopening the long-abandoned case against Cosby stemming from the Constand accusation. In a six-minute appearance on Monday, Mr Shaffer told jurors under defence questioning that Ms Constand had visited with Cosby at an out-of-state casino and that police knew he had vision problems more than a decade ago.

Turkey Sends Food To Qatar As Blockade Continues

The OPEC member's daily production of oil is relatively small, around 0.6 million barrels, compared to its neighbors like Saudi Arabia, which typically produces some 10 million barrels each day. The ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region has resulted in a shortage of USA dollars in money exchange houses of Qatar, making it problematic for expats to send money back home.

Trump calls Comey memo leaks 'cowardly!'

Donald Trump Jr. brought his signature sitting posture to Fox News Saturday night where he tried, and mostly failed, to push the line that Comey's testimony "vindicated" Donald Trump against suggestions of obstruction of justice. He said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about the reasons for his firing.

Malaysia Airlines flight returns to Melbourne after passenger tries to enter cockpit

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH128 has been re-designated to operate as MH128D and will depart from Melbourne's Tullamarine airport at 8pm local time (6pm Malaysian time) today. Manodh Monaragala Marks was arrested for trying to enter the cockpit of Malaysia Airlines flight MH128 is driven into the Melbourne Magistrates Court in Melbourne June 1, 2017.

Panama recognizes China and breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan

Panama switched diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China on Monday after more than a century of having only commercial relations with the Asian giant, the latest development in Beijing's drive to isolate the self-governing island it claims as its own territory.

Punjab: Porn clip played at BSF meet on govt laptop, probe ordered

The incident occurred during a darbar meeting which was, ironically, scheduled to take up the issues faced by the BSF personnel within the premise. In the presentation, an official switched on the projector and played porn video through his lap tap.

Comey leak admission ammo for Team Trump

At a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis , Trump reiterated that he felt vindicated by Comey's testimony before a Senate committee yesterday but also said that Comey lied in characterizing conversations between the two.

The UK's Queen's Speech Delayed for Most British Reason Ever

Any hope for a continuation of Tory rule looks set to depend on a consensus with the Northern Irish party, following last week's General Election result in which the Conservatives dramatically lost their majority. During the meeting, she told MPs: " I'm the person who got us into this mess, and I'm the one who will get us out of it ". Tomorrow, 13 June, the head of the conservatives, Theresa May, who intends to retain the post of Prime Minister, can meet in London with the leader of ...

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