Trump can fully enforce his travel ban on 6 Muslim nations, says US Supreme court
The top court’s justices, with two dissenting votes, said the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts. India Today Read more
Donald Trump Jr says did not tell father about meeting with Russian lawyer
President Donald Trump’s eldest son eagerly agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic White House rival Hillary Clinton as part of Moscow’s official support for his father, according to emails released on Tuesday. Trump... Read more
Iraq announces ‘victory’ over Islamic State in Mosul
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Sunday and congratulated the armed forces for their “victory” over Islamic State after eight months of urban warfare, bringing an end to three years of jihadist rule in the city. The battle has left large parts of Mosul in ruins,... Read more
US: Muslim girl returning from mosque killed with bat, drowned in pond
17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was returning from a Virginia mosque when she beaten with a bat, abducted and then drowned in a pond. 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... Read more
US Attorney General says didn’t collude with Russia, won’t reveal conversations with Trump
Appearing in front of US Congress, Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday denounced suggestions that he had colluded with Russia to help Donald Trump win the presidency. Sessions also refused to detail the discussions he has had with President Trump. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday denounced as... Read more
London: Massive fire at multi-storey building, 40 fire trucks on spot
40 fire trucks and 200 firefighters are trying to douse flames at a highrise building in west London. A number of people have been killed in a huge fire which engulfed a 27-story block of flats in central London today, London Fire Brigade said. At least 30 people have... Read more
Shooting at Munich subway station, several injured
Munich police spokesman Michael Riehlein said that the incident occurred this morning when police were carrying out a check at the Unterfoehring subway station. German police say shots have been fired at a subway station in a suburb of Munich. Munich police spokesman Michael Riehlein said that the incident... Read more
Russia: Hundreds of anti-Putin protesters, including opposition leader, detained
Thousands of demonstrators took part in anti-corruption protests that were some of the biggest in Russia since 2012. Riot police broke up protests in several cities, detaining hundreds of protesters, including Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny. Tens of thousands of protesters held anti-corruption rallies across Russia on Monday in... Read more
Ex-FBI chief Comey tells US senators Trump pressured him on Russia probe
Some legal experts said Comey’s testimony could strengthen any impeachment case built on obstruction of justice, but US markets shrugged off the news from the testimony for lack of any major disclosures. Former FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump asked him to drop... Read more
Pakistan more a threat than an ally, could face sanctions: US think tank
A report by the CSIS said that the Trump administration must tell Islamabad that it will face total ban on aid if it continues to provide breeding ground to the Taliban and Haqqani network. Pakistan continues to provide breeding ground to banned terror groups such as the  Taliban and... Read more