• Russia’s defense ministry said on Friday that it is verifying the inputs that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed in an airstrike conducted on May 28 in the Syrian city of Raqqa.

    Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, painted portrait
    LAST UPDATE : Jun 16, 2017, 7:20 AM EDT
  • U.S. President Donald Trump allegedly nudged former FBI chief James Comey to drop an ongoing probe.

    According to U.S. media, special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Donald Trump over potential obstruction of justice in connection with an FBI inquiry that probes the Trump campaign’s ties with Moscow.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 15, 2017, 6:31 AM EDT
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    A massive fire broke out at the Grenfell Tower in central London killing six people and injuring more than 50 others, as the firefighters battled hard to control the flames enveloping the 24-storey housing block.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 14, 2017, 7:28 AM EDT
  • (Source: Mustafa Khayat/flickr)

    At least two people died and hundreds of others fell ill in a camp near the Iraqi city of Mosul after they ate fast-breaking iftar meal served to them by a non-governmental organization on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 13, 2017, 7:53 AM EDT
  • (Source: Lorie Shaull/flickr)

    Projections after the first round of French parliamentary elections held on Sunday show that French President Emmanuel Macron’s one-year-old centrist party is set to win 430 seats out of total 577 seats. 

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 12, 2017, 8:06 AM EDT
  • British Prime Minister Theresa May ruled out resigning at a time when the country needs stability.

    British Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call snap election ended up as a political debacle as the U.K. voters denied Conservatives decisive mandate, which has resulted in a hung parliament.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 09, 2017, 7:02 AM EDT
  • Former FBI Director James Comey was sacked in May.

    Former FBI chief James Comey will testify before the U.S. Congress on Thursday with a testimony that President Donald Trump pressed him to drop the probe against sacked National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 08, 2017, 7:05 AM EDT
  • The building of Iranian parliament.

    Armed men launched two coordinated attacks on the Iranian parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini inTehran on Wednesday, killing at least one security guard and injuring several others.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 07, 2017, 6:47 AM EDT
  • (Source: Enrico Strocchi/flickr)

    Amid a serious crisis after five countries snapped off diplomatic ties with Qatar citing its support for militants, Kuwait urged the peninsular nation to exercise calm as it attempts to mediate and diffuse the meltdown.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 06, 2017, 6:11 AM EDT
  • Qatar's capital Doha

    Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the U.A.E., and Yemen have broken off their diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of embracing multiple terrorist and sectarian groups, which seek to destabilize the Gulf region.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 05, 2017, 7:22 AM EDT