Turkey military helicopter crashes near border with Iraq

It crashed after hitting a high-voltage transmission line, officials said. Turkey's chief of staff, General Hulusi Akar, travelled to the region to carry out an inspection, Anadolu said. Defence minister Fikri Isik and other government ministers immediately left the capital, Ankara, for Sirnak, DHA reported. Turkish military forces are embroiled in conflict with Kurdish PKK militants who are based out of Sirnak's mountain ranges.

ICJ stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution till final order

ICJ stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution till final order

India had dragged Pakistan to the ICJ on May 8 for refusing consular access to Jadhav and for violating the Vienna Convention on consular relations. The death sentence to Jadhav was handed out by a Pakistani military court on 10 April on charges of espionage. Jadhav would get a reprieve of at least 150 days since the sentence was announced, as Pakistan had indicated that the execution would "probably not take place" before August 2017.

Huge explosion kills 80 in Kabul's diplomatic district, Indian embassy safe

An Afghan security guard at the German embassy also died in the attack. It occurred in a central area of the city near to many foreign embassies, the presidential palace and government offices. In separate statements , the Secretary-General expressed his deepest condolences to the Afghan people and government and stated that those responsible for today´s attack must be brought to justice.

In standing up to Trump, Europe gets its mojo back

In many respects not that much will change. After a large beer and a glass of wine, each leader sticking to the national drink, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) and French President Emmanuel Macron said what they think about the current state of U.S.

Merkel: 'Transatlantic Relations Have Great Importance' for Germany

Merkel: 'Transatlantic Relations Have Great Importance' for Germany

India along with the USA and many other countries have been vocal about freedom of navigation in the area as foreign trade worth over a trillion dollar move through the SCS. But she also won't be able to simply ignore him. Shortly after Trump's visit to Europe, Merkel had made a statement saying that Europe could no longer depend on the United States for assistance and that it had to become self-reliant.

80 killed in blast near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

Their injuries are said to be non-life-threatening, the official noted. The Afghan interior ministry says 64 people were killed and as many as 320 were wounded in the massive vehicle bombing in Kabul earlier in the day. The attack was claimed by the Taliban and was followed a few hours later by a auto bomb in Share Naw, a business and residential area of Kabul close to the government and embassy district, which the insurgent group also claimed.