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United States warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

United States warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

The coalition shot down Iranian-made Shahed-129, belonging to the Syrian #Air Force, near the At-Tanf area, the channel said . Carla Babb, the Pentagon correspondent for Voice of America ( VOA ) tweeted Tuesday saying the sources have confirmed that the Iranian-made drone shot down by the us fighter jet was being operated by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps.


Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American

Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American

American shares were up about 2 percent in regular morning trade. Qatar Airways' desire to invest in American could be as much a political decision as financial, analysts said, as Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have closed their airspace to Qatar Airways, forcing it to cut flights to those countries and fly longer, more expensive, routes.



AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) to support NDA in Prez poll

With the backing of parties outside the alliance like TRS (2 per cent), AIADMK (5.39 per cent), YSR Congress (1.53 per cent) and BJD (2.99 per cent), the NDA's support would cross the half way mark comfortably to reach almost 61 per cent in the July 17 battle.


Following Ossoff Loss, Democrats Urged to Embrace 'Bold Progressive Vision'

Following Ossoff Loss, Democrats Urged to Embrace 'Bold Progressive Vision'

Some disheartened Democrats are calling for Pelosi to step aside . " The Democrats have to be hyper-focused on an economic message that tells people that the Republican Party is all about economic growth for millionaires and billionaires, and the Democratic Party is about economic growth for everybody", Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of CT told MSNBC.


Eurozone economy enjoyed 'best quarter in over 6 years'

Eurozone economy enjoyed 'best quarter in over 6 years'

It expects quarterly growth to be 0.7 percent, up from the previous quarter's 0.6 percent. Financial information firm IHS Markit says its eurozone composite purchasing managers' index, a broad gauge of economic activity across the manufacturing and services sectors, fell to 55.7 points in June from 56.8 the previous month.


BJP President Amit Shah declines to comment on Presidential candidates

BJP President Amit Shah declines to comment on Presidential candidates

The BJP-led NDA (including Sena) has total of 52 MPs. The Shiv Sena today treaded cautiously on the issue of beef ban, saying the "Centre should take states into confidence before arriving at a stand on it". With President Pranab Mukherjee's term drawing to a close, there were reports that the RSS chief was one of the top contenders and Shiv Sena, through its mouthpiece Saamna, also threw its weight behind Bhagwat's name.