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Islamic State claims deadly shooting of Egyptian Christians

Islamic State claims deadly shooting of Egyptian Christians

Islamic State said on Saturday that its fighters had carried out a shooting that killed dozens of Egyptian Christians on Friday.

Vladimir Putin discusses Syria, economic ties with Iran's Rouhani: Kremlin

It clarified that the economic issues discussed included joint projects in the oil and gas sector and peaceful nuclear projects.
 

South Korea says contact resumed with vessel off Somalia, crew safe

This month has seen a new rash of attacks, with two ships captured and a third rescued by Indian and Chinese forces. 

Two men killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant: Police

The incident unfolded on a commuter train hours before the start of Ramadan when most of the world`s 1.6 billion Muslims observe a religious fast.

UK police arrest two more in hunt for suicide bomber's network

UK police arrest two more in hunt for suicide bomber's network

British police said they had arrested two men on Saturday as they stepped up their efforts to capture a suspected network behind the suicide bomber who killed 22 people in Manchester earlier this week. 

'Lot of misinformation about H1B does lot of good for US'

'Lot of misinformation about H1B does lot of good for US'

Acknowledging that there is a "lot of misinformation" about H-1B, a top American Senator has said that this popular work visa, the most sought-after by Indian IT professionals, has benefited the US.

'Adani has to pay royalties in full for coal mine'

Adani Enterprises will get no exemption or discounted rates on royalties it has to pay to develop its Carmichael coal mine project in Australia, Queensland state Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said on Saturday.

Malaysian police arrests six Islamic State suspects

Malaysia has arrested more than 250 people between 2013 and 2016 for suspected militant activity linked to Islamic State.

Dozens dead in Afghanistan violence as Ramadan begins

Taliban forces have increased their attacks in the weeks before Ramadan, with a string of strikes in Kandahar, Paktia, and Helmand.

Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike: Prison Service

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners incarcerated in Israeli jails ended a 40-day hunger strike on Saturday, the Israel Prisons Service said.

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte jokes about rape amid concern over martial law abuses

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte jokes about rape amid concern over martial law abuses

Duterte is known for his informal, no-nonsense style and his speeches are often loaded with profanity, threats and jokes about taboo subjects.

Former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at age 89: Daughter

Brzezinski frequently wrote articles for newspapers and published several books, including "Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power". 

Russian with ties to former Donald Trump aide wants immunity for testimony: Report

Controversy has engulfed Trump since he fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9.

Rex Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department: sources

Since 1999, Democratic secretaries have nearly always hosted either an iftar dinner or a reception marking the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the month.

Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed

President had ordered strikes against terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished.

Lewis Hamilton fans' most popular driver, Ferrari wins teams vote

Lewis Hamilton fans' most popular driver, Ferrari wins teams vote

Ferrari was ranked as the top team by nearly a third of respondents, almost double that of the Italian outfit's closest rivals Mercedes.

Donald Trump's son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy: Sources

Donald Trump's son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy: Sources

U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former U.S. officials told Reuters.

Bernardo Silva seals move to Manchester City from Monaco

Bernardo Silva seals move to Manchester City from Monaco

The 22-year-old Portuguese has been instrumental in Monaco's title win this season - their first in 17 years 

French Open 2017: Defending champion Novak Djokovic excited by 'new vibe' with Andre Agassi

French Open 2017: Defending champion Novak Djokovic excited by 'new vibe' with Andre Agassi

American eight-times grand slam champion Agassi, 47, has taken on a coaching role for the first time since ending his glittering playing career in 2006.

South Sudan frees UN journalist held for 2.5 years without charge

The South Sudanese government on Friday freed a South Sudanese journalist working for a United Nations radio station after two and a half years of imprisonment.