Violence, settlements, Gaza undermine hope for Mideast peace – UN – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Violence, settlements, Gaza undermine hope for Mideast peace – UNChannel News AsiaViolence and incitement, settlement expansion and a lack of control of Gaza by the Palestinian Authority are undermining hope for Middle East peace, a senior U.N. official said on Thursday, citing a report by the Middle East peace “Quartet”. Posted 30… Continue reading…

Charged with two counts of corruption, Lim Guan Eng strikes defiant tone – TODAYonline

TODAYonline Charged with two counts of corruption, Lim Guan Eng strikes defiant toneTODAYonlinePenang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, centre, said on June 30, 2016, “BN can victimize me but will not crush my spirit.” Photo: Lim Guan Eng’s Facebook. mail · print. View all comments. Tweet · Share. Published: 3:13 PM, June 30, 2016. Updated:… Continue reading…

Egypt Coptic priest shot dead in IS-claimed Sinai attack – Business Standard

Al-Bawaba Egypt Coptic priest shot dead in IS-claimed Sinai attackBusiness StandardAn Egyptian Coptic priest was shot dead today in the Sinai Peninsula where authorities are battling a jihadist insurgency, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. Raphael Moussa, 46, died instantly when a man shot him in the …Egypt: Coptic Christian… Continue reading…

Slovakia says western members can't dictate EU future after Brexit – TODAYonline

TODAYonline Slovakia says western members can’t dictate EU future after BrexitTODAYonlineSlovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico gestures as he attends a joint news conference with the French President at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments. Tweet · Share. Published: 11:05 PM, June 30, 2016 …Tough call for Slovakia’s… Continue reading…

Joint Base Andrews partially lifts lockdown; no active shooter found – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Joint Base Andrews partially lifts lockdown; no active shooter foundLos Angeles TimesA military post near Washington said a lockdown was lifted Thursday except for a medical building where an active shooter was reported earlier in the day. Joint Base Andrews said in a tweet about 10:20 a.m. that the all-clear was given… Continue reading…

Leading Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says he won't run for PM – CNN

CNN Leading Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says he won’t run for PMCNN Ex-London mayor halts bid to be UK prime minister, upends raceTODAYonlineGove’s thunderbolt and Boris’s breaking point: a shocking Tory morningThe GuardianBrexit Fallout: Will Theresa May Become UK’s 2nd Female Prime Minister?NBCNews.comWashington Post –BBC News –Daily Mail –Daily Beastall 603 news articles » Powered by WPeMatico

Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz: Turkish official – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz: Turkish officialThe Straits TimesISTANBUL (REUTERS) – Three suspected Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) suicide bombers who killed 43 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul’s main airport this week were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals, a Turkish government official said …13 detained… Continue reading…