News: World

Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

Tuesday  12:22,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

US President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi have heralded an increasingly close strategic[...]

IS suicide bomber blows up own commanders

Tuesday  08:57,   27 june 2017

The self-inflicted attack comes amid the Islamic State's losing control of Mosul.An Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber has blown himself up during a meeting in Mosul that also killed a number of[...]

Heroic moment crowd lifts bus off man in China

Tuesday  07:52,   27 june 2017

Scores of people ran to help the elderly cyclist.The bus had taken a sharp turn and hit the man, who was cycling down the wrong side of the street in Fuqing, Fujian, Shanghaiist[...]

Canada nurse gets life for killing 8 people in her care

Tuesday  06:25,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

A former nurse convicted of killing eight elderly people in her care has been sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of parole for 25 years. Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleaded guilty last month to eight counts of first-degree murder, four[...]

Brazil's crisis deepens as president accused of corruption

Tuesday  06:00,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

Brazil's attorney general formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption, making him the first sitting president in Latin America's largest nation to face criminal charges. Attorney General Rodrigo Janot's accusation is the latest[...]

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Spends Most Of His Time Eating Cheese And Plotting Against The West

Tuesday  04:45,   27 june 2017

<p>When Kim Jong Un, leader of North Korea, isn’t busy setting off missiles and laughing gleefully at cameras, his day-to-day life is more mundane than might otherwise be expected.</p>North Korea is on everybody’s lips in 2017 after no less[...]

Mexico to seek FBI's help on government spying probe

Tuesday  04:41,   27 june 2017

Mexico's attorney general will request help from the FBI to investigate accusations the administration of President Enrique Pena Nieto spied on private citizens. Activists, human rights lawyers and journalists in Mexico filed a criminal[...]

Teen girl found a year after vanishing, in a case leaving locals "sick to their stomach".

Tuesday  03:36,   27 june 2017

On May 23, 2016, Hailey Burns, then just 16 years old, walked out of her home in North Carolina and vanished. Her mother had checked all the doors the night before, ensuring they were locked.&nbsp;On May 23, 2016, Hailey Burns, then just 16[...]

DUP and Conservatives make confidence and supply deal

Monday  23:30,   26 june 2017
Sky News

<p>The DUP has signed a deal with the Conservatives to support Theresa May's minority government.</p>The DUP has signed a deal with the Conservatives to support Theresa May's minority[...]

Nude protester closes Glastonbury

Monday  14:56,   26 june 2017

She left little to the imagination with her body covered only with the words: "feminist", "resist" and "persist". As if things couldn't get any weirder at Glastonbury 2017, a fully nude feminist protester stole the[...]

Carrier workers facing layoffs feel betrayed by Trump

Monday  09:45,   26 june 2017
CBS News

President Trump told workers that 1,100 jobs would be saved, but 600 jobs will soon move to Mexico.A promise made before Christmas is fizzling before the Fourth of[...]

The stench of death rises over Mosul's Old City

Monday  05:26,   26 june 2017

Devastated buildings, piles of rubble and putrid corpses of jihadists: apocalyptic scenes unfold in the Old City of Mosul where Iraqi forces are battling the last Islamic State group fighters. Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed al-Tamim walks past the body [...]

Germany tells Erdogan's bodyguards to stay away from Hamburg G20

Monday  04:55,   26 june 2017

German officials are preparing for violence at the G20 but not all of it may come from protesters. The Turkish president's bodyguards are renowned for clashing with activists. The German Foreign Ministry warned Turkish bodyguards involved in[...]

Italy gives 5.2 bln euros to keep two banks afloat

Monday  04:55,   26 june 2017
فرانس 24

The Italian government on Sunday made 5.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) of resources immediately available to keep operative two banks that the European Central Bank has deemed "failing or about to fail," sending them into insolvency[...]

Detentions as police break up Istanbul Pride parade

Monday  04:30,   26 june 2017
Al Jazeera

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