Israel wants White House to explain US official's Western Wall comment

He also surrounded himself with a core of advisers with strong ties to the West Bank settlement movement, including his ambassador, David Friedman. An official at the Prime Minister's Office confirmed the report, telling the Times of Israel that Israeli officials were "shocked" by the comments and had asked the Trump administration about the incident.

Homes of India's ex-finance minister, son searched in probe

Homes of India's ex-finance minister, son searched in probe

Chidambaram said after the CBI carried out raids at his residence and other locations. Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram. Speaking at a press conference in New Delhi Goyal said that Modi government is acting against corruption. He further added that "FIPB approval is granted in hundreds of cases" and that no allegations had been levelled against the "five secretaries" who "constitute the FIPB".

Lawmakers ask Trump to turn over any Comey tapes

Democrats have accused Trump of attempting to thwart the FBI's probe and have called for some type of independent inquiry into the matter. Shortly after Comey's firing, The Washington Post quoted an extraordinary thirty anonymous sources "at the White House, the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and on Capitol Hill, as well as Trump confidants and other senior Republicans", for a story titled, "Inside Trump's anger and impatience - and his sudden decision to fire ...

United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

In a show of force, the United States sent an aircraft carrier strike group, led by the USS Carl Vinson, to waters off the Korean peninsula to conduct drills with South Korea and Japan. In recent years, North Korea successfully put satellites into orbit twice aboard long-range rockets in what the United Nations called a disguised test of long-range missile technology.

WannaCry Malware Cyber-Attack Continues

The "Wannacry" malware virus exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows software, taking over computers and demanding a payment of $300 (£232) in the virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock files and return them to the user. "The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex worldwide investigation to identify the culprits", said Europol, Europe's police agency.

AC, sofa, carpet put up at slain BSF troopers home removed

AC, sofa, carpet put up at slain BSF troopers home removed

Daya Shankar, the brother of the martyred soldier, who also works with the BSF, said it was an "insult" and that the local administration could have waited a day or two. BSF soldier Prem Sagar was killed by the Pakistan's Border Action Team along Line of Control on May 1 and his body was subsequently mutilated. While taking cover, Sagar and Naik Subedar Paramjeet Singh of the Army were left behind.