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Eid 2018: Kerala to celebrate tomorrow, rest of India on Saturday

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The holy festival of Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across the country on June 16, Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Ahmed Bukhari said on Thursday. In the same vein, they were advised to ensure peaceful coexistence with their compatriots and to pray harder for Nigeria and her leaders, as they celebrate the Eidil-Fitr marking the end of Ramadan . Read More »

Five killed in auto chase involving US Border Patrol agents in Texas

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Out of 14 people in the auto, four were killed on the spot while a fifth person died at the hospital in San Antonio , the Dimmit County Sheriff said. He said there were 14 people in the vehicle. He added: 'This is a flawless example of why our borders need to be secure'. The other 12 passengers were undocumented immigrants, Boyd said. Read More »

Saudi-led troops fight rebel forces south of Yemen's Hodeida

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Ground battles raged near Hodeidah airport and al-Durayhmi, a rural area 10km south of the city, media controlled by the Arab states and their Yemeni allies reported . He said the U.N. Security Council must act to secure a cease-fire before the people of Hodeida "suffer the same fate as those in Aleppo , Mosul or Raqqa". Read More »

Thousands evacuated as raging wildfire devastates Colorado homes

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Meanwhile, additional firefighters were headed to Wyoming to work on a wildfire that has exploded in size and prompted evacuations near the Colorado border. Crews will continue to mitigate and defend structures on the north and the east side of the fire, which hasn't seen much fire activity the past couple of days. Read More »

Minister Declares Friday As A Statutory Holiday | Social

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The crescent of the Shawwal moon has been sighted and Friday is public Eid holiday in Malawi. Here's everything you need to know about Eid al-Fitr, when Eid al-Fitr 2018 is and how to celebrate Eid in the UK. The word Eid translates as celebration and Mubarak means blessed. Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court has declared that anyone who spots the crescent moon in the sky from sunset on Thursday 14 June must report it immediately. Read More »

Californians will vote on dividing into 3 states

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California (new): This would include six counties: Los Angeles , Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, and San Benito counties. A California split is a long shot, to say the least. The measure aims to create states with relatively equal populations and economic strengths. While proposals about separating California have been bandied about for years, Golden State voters will have their say on this particular initiative in November. Read More »

Trump declares an end to the North Korean nuclear threat

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Lawmakers are also responding icily to reports by North Korea's state-run media that, during the Singapore summit, Trump agreed to lift sanctions against Pyongyang as a trust-building measure. The documentary is nearly explicitly through Kim's perspective as it follows his journey to Singapore-Trump doesn't appear until halfway through the documentary. Read More »

From 'Dotard' to 'Supreme Leader': N. Korea Rehabs Trump

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But the US and North Korean accounts tell a different story from that offered at the summit - of two sides that appear as far apart as ever. Pompeo told Xi and other Chinese leaders during a meeting in Beijing that Washington "wants a lasting and stable peace regime" in the region, the department said. Read More »

Trump Says Kim Will Move Immediately on Denuclearization

President Donald Trump in Singapore , Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the Security Council's sanctions against North Korea were created to be adjusted and could be suspended or lifted in accordance with the North's actions. Read More »

US special counsel adds charges against Manafort

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort , one focus of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, hides behind a auto visor as he leaves his home in Alexandria, Va., after being asked to surrender to federal authorities. Read More »

Kim Jong-un's 'running bodyguards' back in action again

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Pyongyang has taken some steps to show sincerity, returning three USA detainees and blowing up the entrances to its nuclear test site. The two leaders are staying in separate hotels, not far from each other. Arriving on a plane loaned by China , Kim was also greeted by Balakrishnan. Later on Sunday, Kim left the St Regis hotel in central Singapore in a motorcade that included his stretch Mercedes Benz limousine and travelled to the presidential palace, known as the Istana, where he ... Read More »

May Refuses to 'Guarantee' Brexit Customs Union Time Limit

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Former business secretary Sir Vince said: "Trade negotiations are nasty, brutish and long, and they generally involve large trade-offs". Yesterday, Brexit secretary David Davis was, reportedly, threatening to resign over the wording of the government's proposal for a regulatory backstop if London and Brussels fail to strike a deal on the Irish border. Read More »

Soldier killed, four wounded in Somalia operation

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The statement says, "One of the wounded USA service members received sufficient medical care in the field". A US special operations soldier was killed in Somalia on Friday and four other USA service members were wounded, marking the first time an American has died in action in Africa since four USA soldiers were killed in an ambush in Niger late a year ago. Read More »

Heads of states attending 18th SCO summit in China

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Qingdao where he would be attend the SCO Summit and hold bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping . " Ties between our nations have their roots in history", Mr. Modi said in a tweet . We had detailed discussions on bilateral and global issues. The two leaders also spoke about ensuring greater people-to-people contact, with Xi talking about the popularity of Indian films like Dangal, Bahubaali and Hindi Medium in China. Read More »

Donald Trump Withdraws Endorsement Of G7 Joint Statement

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But Trump said that the notion that the G7 summit was in any way contentious was "fake news", telling reporters Saturday that the conference had been "so wonderful". Trump is hoping to get Kim to agree to shut down his nuclear weapons programme in what will be a monumental win for the president who a year ago was locked in a war of words with Kim that some feared would escalate into a world war. Read More »

Canada PM Trudeau rejects Trump's proposal to scrap NAFTA

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Pleas by the G7 member countries for exemptions from the United States steel and aluminum tariffs, which went into effect on June 1, have fallen on deaf ears in Washington. pork exports to Mexico as well as to other countries. Trump has since mused about replacing NAFTA with bilateral trade deals with Canada and Mexico - an idea Trudeau said Wednesday is not on. Read More »

GOP House Members Split on Trump's Russia Claims

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But three top Republicans who attended classified briefings on the subject last month, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, have said there was no evidence of a political spy. "The sooner the Department of Justice complies with all of our document requests, which are legitimate document requests, the better this is going to be for everybody". Read More »

Trump Not Planning to Fire EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

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Okay, everybody, this latest Scott Pruitt scandal has gotten a little out of hand. EPA is doing so well. According to two officials who spoke anonymously with the Washington Post , Pruitt had his 24/7 security detail carry out several tasks beyond the scope of their jobs, including picking up his dry cleaning (without him) and facilitating a wild goose chase to Ritz-Carlton Hotels in search of his favorite lotion (with him). Read More »

Lava continues to fill Kapoho Bay

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That was the message Wednesday morning from Janet Snyder, spokeswoman for Mayor Harry Kim. County Managing Director Wil Okabe says his vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots is also threatened. Ige is coming to Hilo Thursday to meet with Kim, Snyder said, and the main focus will be on fast-tracking temporary housing. "Destruction from the flow is just off the scale", said Ikaika Marzo, 34, a tour operator on the Big Island who has gained a large following on social media by meticulously ... Read More »

United States defence secretary accuses China of 'intimidation' over militarised Spratly Islands

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Last week, media reported that two U.S. warships had conducted freedom of navigation operation (FONOP) near the Paracel Islands, claimed by China, in the South China Sea. The Pentagon said the decision to disinvite the Chinese Navy was triggered by what it called strong evidence that China has deployed weapons systems on the islands, and called on China to remove them. Read More »