U.S. ambassador says Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth on UK visit

By Alistair Smout LONDON, June 20 : U.S. President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth during a visit to Britain next month, the U.S. ambassador in London told Sky News on Wednesday. Trump is due in mid-July after months of back-and-forth over when he would visit the country that has traditionally been the United States’ […]

Trump to order end of immediate immigrant family separations at U.S. border

By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, June 20 : U.S. President Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order on immigration on Wednesday to end the immediate separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad. An administration official said Trump would sign an […]

BSF, Punjab Police recovers heroin haul along border

Chandigarh, June 20 : In a joint operation, BSF troopers and the Punjab Police’s Counter Intelligence on Wednesday recovered nearly 4 kg heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Amritsar district, BSF officials said. The heroin, valued at nearly Rs 20 crore in the international market, was recovered near the border outpost (BoP) Kakkar in […]

Kim Jong-un wraps up visit to Beijing

[Beijing : In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, and his wife Ri Sol Ju, center right, visit to Beijing rail traffic control center in Beijing, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. South Korea urged North Korea on Wednesday to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising […]

Militants’ rockets, Israeli air strikes heat up Gaza border

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM, June 20 : Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza, and Israeli air strikes on the enclave’s dominant Hamas militant group, raised the heat along the border on Wednesday. Despite the biggest flare-up in weeks in the area, no deaths were reported. […]

Trump official booed at Mexican restaurant in US

Washington, June 20 : US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was heckled by activists here while she was eating at a Mexican restaurant as the outcry over Trump administration’s controversial policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the Mexican border mounts. Nielsen was taunted by a group of demonstrators who chanted “shame!” and […]