Egypt forces kill eight militants at camp in south

Egypt forces kill eight militants at camp in south

Egyptian security forces killed 30 suspected militants in ground and air raids in North Sinai conducted over the past four days, the military said in a statement on Friday. Since 2013, the Egyptian armed forces side by side with police forces have engaged in intensive military stand-offs with militants from the IS affiliated group of 'Sinai Province, ' previously known as 'Ansar Byat Al Maqdus'. Read More

Venezuela congress going ahead despite 'imperial' threat - Maduro

Venezuela congress going ahead despite 'imperial' threat - Maduro

Maduro calls himself a flag bearer for the global left, up against right-wing "terrorists" seeking a coup with the connivance of the U.S. and the worldwide media. "We are not going to let them destroy our fatherland", said Delcy Rodriguez, who left her post as foreign minister to stand for the new congress. Also on Saturday, the government's intelligence service arrested Angel Zerpa, one of 13 sworn in as supreme court magistrates by the opposition in defiance of the government, opposition ... Read More

US Police Chief Removed After Deadly Shooting of Australian Woman - Mayor

US Police Chief Removed After Deadly Shooting of Australian Woman - Mayor

Harteau released a statement via the Minneapolis Police Department's Facebook page, writing that her resignation came after "deep reflection". The officers then reportedly tried to offer emergency medical care to Damond, but were unable to revive her. Read More

Would be immigrants found dead in a lorry in the US

Would be immigrants found dead in a lorry in the US

Eight bodies were found in the back of a tractor-trailer truck in the parking lot of a San Antonio, TX Walmart in the early hours of July 23, The New York Times reported on Sunday. The trailer of the 18-wheeler truck has an Iowa license plate. The truck was parked on the side of the Wal-Mart and the investigation didn't appear to be interfering with commerce, as customers could be seen coming and going. Read More

Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

He said police have taken up positions about 8 kilometres from the district headquarters while they wait for reinforcements to launch a counterattack. Among the Taliban fighters killed in fighting in Helmand's Gereshk district was Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhunzada's 25-year-old son Hafiz Abdur Rahman Khalid, according to Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid. Read More

Poland's senators approve contentious court overhaul

Poland's senators approve contentious court overhaul

The European Commission has warned against the changes, threatening to halt Poland's voting rights in the 28-nation bloc further down the line - a so-called "nuclear option" that the EU had never invoked. Critics at home and overseas say the legislation is part of a drift towards authoritarianism by the government, which espouses nationalist rhetoric coupled with left-leaning economic policy. Read More

California Wildfire Destroys 58 Homes, Grows to 300 Square Kilometers

California Wildfire Destroys 58 Homes, Grows to 300 Square Kilometers

Evacuations due to the fire have been extensive, affecting more than 4,000 residents. Fire officials have nearly completed a survey of structures affected by the fire, reporting that 61 residences and 63 "minor structures" have been destroyed and another 13 residences damaged. Read More

Trump Commissions America's Most Advanced Aircraft Carrier

Trump Commissions America's Most Advanced Aircraft Carrier

Trump . He said the USS Ford demonstrates that "we will win, win, win - we will never lose". The one-of-a-kind control system is just one of many state-of-the-art upgrades aboard the $13 billion USS Gerald Ford thatwas commissioned into active duty on July 22 after eight years of construction, development and testing. Read More

Arab states urged to lift blockade after Qatar tweaks terror laws

Arab states urged to lift blockade after Qatar tweaks terror laws

Meanwhile, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani issued a decree on Thursday to amend some provisions of its law on fighting terrorism, including defining the terms of "terrorist acts", "terrorist entities" and "freezing of funds", as well as procedures related to "terrorist activities". Read More

Pakistan says Indian attack in Kashmir kills 3

Pakistan says Indian attack in Kashmir kills 3

According to a statement by the ISPR, Indian Army today targeted innocent civilians in Gheekot and Mandal villages of Lipa sector where civilians were preparing for Jumma prayers. This came a day after the Indian Army told Pakistan to stop indulging in violating the cease-fire along the LoC and the International Border (IB). Three Indian posts were destroyed and many troops were injured, added ISPR. Read More

Treasury Department Fines Exxon Mobil for Russia Sanctions Violations

Treasury Department Fines Exxon Mobil for Russia Sanctions Violations

Though the State Department plays a part in formulating broad sanctions policy, former US officials and sanctions experts said it was unlikely the agency had a role in deciding the fine announced on Thursday. "Based on the Enforcement Information published today, OFAC is trying to retroactively enforce a new interpretation of an executive order that is inconsistent with the explicit and unambiguous guidance from the White House and Treasury issued before the relevant conduct and still ... Read More

World's Authorities Shut Down Internet's Largest 'Dark Market'

World's Authorities Shut Down Internet's Largest 'Dark Market'

Bayonet's focus was takedown of both Hansa Market and AlphaBay in the course of the same multi-agency investigation. Rob Wainwright, the Executive Director of Europol , described the takedown as a " serious hit " to drug traffickers and " other serious criminals around the world ", in a statement . Read More

How Analysts Rated Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) Last Week?

How Analysts Rated Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) Last Week?

It has a 37.34 P/E ratio. The Bank also provides liquidity to the mortgage market nationwide through the operation of its loans to mortgage banking companies. Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) have received an average rating of "Hold" from the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Read More

All countries are with us: Sushma on India-China standoff at Doklam

All countries are with us: Sushma on India-China standoff at Doklam

Bhutan has protested, including in writing. Calling China India's biggest enemy, Yadav claimed the neighbouring country is conspiring against India and is fully prepared to launch an attack on India. When people in uniform get across the border to move into the territory of the other side, they usually become enemies who can go out voluntarily, be captured or killed said Liu Youfa, a former Chinese consulate general. Read More

Germany says European Union aid to Turkey could be halted over arrest

Germany says European Union aid to Turkey could be halted over arrest

Mentioning other Germans, including Die Welt reporter Deniz Yucel, who were charged with alleged links to terrorist groups, the foreign minister announced stricter travel warnings for tourists planning to visit Turkey . "In this environment it is hard to think about German companies making new investments in Turkey ", Volker Treier, DIHK foreign trade chief, told Reuters . Read More

GBP Falls After UK Inflation Comes in Below Expectations

GBP Falls After UK Inflation Comes in Below Expectations

Spreadex Analyst, Connor Campbell added "Analysts are expecting the CPI reading to have remained at 2.9% in June; however, the figure has outperformed estimates for the last 4 months in a row, suggesting we could get another surprise this morning". Read More

French army chief resigns after blistering spat with Macron

French army chief resigns after blistering spat with Macron

France's military chief has quit in a dispute with President Emmanuel Macron over budget cuts, a new challenge to Macron's administration and his economic reforms. De Villiers, who has been in the position since 2014, added that he could no longer perform the functions of the job. And in an interview published Sunday , Macron said: "If something comes in between the military chief of staff and the president, the military chief of staff [must] change". Read More

Notorious 86-Year-Old International Thief Doris Payne Arrested Again

Notorious 86-Year-Old International Thief Doris Payne Arrested Again

Payne, 86, was arrested Monday night at a Walmart in metro Atlanta in DeKalb County. At the time of her arrest, Payne was also wanted in Charlotte after police said she stole a $33,000 David Yurman engagement ring from SouthPark Mall. In the documentary film, Payne bragged of stealing at least $2 million in jewelry in the US, Paris, Monaco and Tokyo. Police have said she has made a lifelong career out of stealing . Read More

Ed Sheeran temporarily quits Twitter over Game of Thrones backlash

Ed Sheeran temporarily quits Twitter over Game of Thrones backlash

Original story: global pop star Ed Sheeran appeared to have quit Twitter on Tuesday, days after his cameo appearance on HBO's " Game of Thrones " generated widespread backlash. "@teddysphotos deserves all our love and respect like all humans do". "When Lisa meets Brendan, Milhouse comes in and he goes, 'I've brought three kinds of waters - cold, warm, and lukewarm, '" says Jean. Read More

India should withdraw troops to avoid escalation of tension: Chinese FM

India should withdraw troops to avoid escalation of tension: Chinese FM

Global Times further claimed that India had triggered the Sikkim standoff because it was anxious about China's growth. I believe China should acknowledge that the country in the Asia Pacific region is facing instability due to its behavior and its unilateral behavior. Read More