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United Kingdom says has constructive relationship with Ireland, will focus on Brexit progress

United Kingdom says has constructive relationship with Ireland, will focus on Brexit progress

He told his colleagues he did not want a general election but would not allow the deputy prime minister to be "thrown under the bus". The possible collapse of the Irish government comes at a crucial moment in the Brexit negotiations. Ireland says the European Union will block those talks if Britain does not spell out how it can keep the Ireland-Northern Ireland border free of customs posts and other barriers.


CM pronounces amnesty for youth; Orders review of cases for 2015

CM pronounces amnesty for youth; Orders review of cases for 2015

The amnesty for first time stone pelters is seen as a major goodwill gesture by the Centre, coming at a time when there has been a sharp decline in the cases of stone-pelting in the Kashmir valley. Looks like Mehbooba Mufti's only job is to take instructions from the Central govt. Central Government's representative Dineshwar Sharma, who kick-started his four-day visit to the state on Friday called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here at her official residence, while ...


Thane: 1 killed, 5 injured in Bhiwandi building collapse

Thane: 1 killed, 5 injured in Bhiwandi building collapse

However, the deceased have not been identified so far. Till now, the rescue workers have pulled out one body and rescued six others from the debris and around 20 residents are still feared to be trapped inside. According to initial information, two teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed on the site to carry out rescue operation.


Peshawar blast: Army Chief pays tribute to AIG Noor

Peshawar blast: Army Chief pays tribute to AIG Noor

The vehicle caught fire after the blast and a thick cloud of smoke could be seen billowing from the area, police said. The suicide bomber, on a motorbike, targeted the police convoy. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. He lauded the sacrifices of police personnel in the fight against terrorism, saying such dastardly acts of the militants cannot deter Pakistan's law-enforcement agencies and the nation in taking the fight against terrorism.


Germans SPD says ready for talks to end political crisis

Germans SPD says ready for talks to end political crisis

The German Social Democrats are finally ready, at the last minute, for talks with embattled Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a bid to end the country's protracted political logjam and avoid a snap election, media reports said. Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) announced Friday that they were open to discussions on forming a coalition government. "The SPD can not behave like a child sulking in the corner", said the SPD's caretaker justice minister, Heiko Maas.


Pakistan frees cleric blamed for Mumbai massacre

Pakistan frees cleric blamed for Mumbai massacre

He said that he will continue to work for the cause of Kashmir. "Just as I am free today, Kashmir will also be free one day", Saeed said after midnight Thursday. "I fight for the case of Kashmiris. The US did so on the request of India", he claimed. He has moved around freely in Pakistan as the head of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa or JuD which presents itself as a charitable organisation but is seen as a front for terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba.