Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
St Petersburg pitch damaged but being prepped for Confed Cup final: FIFA
FIFA on Monday said the re-laid pitch at the St Petersburg stadium had sustained damage but was being treated...
US-India ties have ‘never been stronger’: Trump
US President Donald Trump declared Monday that ties between Washington and New Delhi had “never been stronger” after holding his first talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As Modi hailed the US as his country’s primary partner in its rapid social and economic transformation, Trump paid tribute to... Read more
US sanctions Kashmiri leader Syed Salahuddin
The US State Department imposed sanctions Monday on Syed Salahuddin, the senior leader of the Kashmiri group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen. The move means the United States now considers Salahuddin, also known as Mohammad Yusuf Shah, a “Specially Designated Global Terrorist,” the State Department said in a statement. The designation slaps sanctions... Read more
Boat in Colombia carrying 150 tourists goes down in reservoir: Air Force
A boat carrying some 150 tourists on a reservoir in Colombia went down late Sunday night, the air force said. A statement from the air force said it was not immediately clear if the vessel capsized or sank in the Peñol-Guatapé Reservoir in the north-western tourist town of Guatapé.... Read more
Saudi, most Gulf Arabs celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr
Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, and most other Gulf Arab states celebrate the Muslim Eid ul-Fitr feast today to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, regional media said on Saturday. Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates will also mark the holy day today,... Read more
Belgian troops shoot person at Brussels station after blast: police
Belgian troops patrolling Brussels Central Station “neutralised” a person after a small explosion on Tuesday, a police spokesman said, adding that there were no other casualties and the situation was under control. He could not confirm media reports that the person had been wearing an explosive vest and it... Read more
Virginia police probe Muslim girl’s killing as ‘road rage’ incident
A teenage Muslim girl killed by a bat-wielding motorist near a Virginia mosque was an apparent victim of “road rage” and her death is not being investigated as a hate crime, police said on Monday. Nabra Hassanen, 17, was attacked early on Sunday in Sterling, Virginia, about 50 kilometres... Read more
London attacker on Muslims named by British media
Darren Osborne, 47, was named in the British press as the man arrested on suspicion of ploughing a van on Monday (Jun 19) into a group of Muslims in London. Nine people were hospitalised after a white driver, who witnesses said shouted: “I want to kill all Muslims”, slammed... Read more
Muslim teen assaulted, killed after leaving US mosque
A 17-year-old American Muslim girl was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia on Sunday by a man who police later arrested on suspicion of murder after her body was found dumped in a pond, authorities said. The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in... Read more
Iraq warns Mosul civilians, tells Daesh ´surrender or die
Iraqi authorities have dropped leaflets over Mosul warning civilians to stay inside and are telling insurgents to “surrender or die” after launching an assault to retake the Old City. Iraqi forces launched an assault on Sunday to recapture the Old City, the last district of Mosul still held by... Read more
Van rams worshipers leaving London mosque, killing at least one
One person was killed and 10 others injured on Monday when a van collided with pedestrians near a North London mosque in an incident which is being investigated by counter terrorism officers, police said.  “One man was pronounced dead at the scene,” the Metropolitan police said in a statement.... Read more
Two Pakistani diplomats missing in Afghanistan since Friday
Two Pakistani diplomats based in a consulate office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad have been missing since Friday, when they set off by road back to their homeland, foreign office said on Sunday. “Pakistan has requested the Afghan Government that all efforts may be made to ensure... Read more
At least 58 feared dead in London tower fire, PM May admits failings
At least 58 people are feared to have died in the fire that engulfed a London tower block this week, police said on Saturday, as Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that the response from the authorities had not been good enough. With anger mounting over the government’s handling of... Read more
Trump owes lenders at least $315 million, disclosure shows
US President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million to German, US, and other lenders, as of mid-2017, according to a federal financial disclosure form released by the US Office of Government Ethics late on Friday. Trump had roughly $20 million in income from his new... Read more
Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe
US President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday he is under investigation in a probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign – and seemed to assail the Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry. Robert Mueller, the special counsel named by the... Read more