• Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires
Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

Among the victims, 18 died in their cars and 11 died in the forest when the fires swept over a road between the towns of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera, and three others died from smoke inhalation in Figueiro dos Vinhos, the news agency quoted Gomes as saying.

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  • What we know about the London mosque attacker
What we know about the London mosque attacker

Mr Khan said: "According to eyewitness accounts and videos taken after the incident, it appears that a white man in a van intentionally ploughed into a group of worshippers who were already tending to someone who had been taken ill".

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  • London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims'
London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims'

The attack comes at a time of political turmoil in Britain, as Prime Minister May plunges into divorce talks with the European Union weakened by the loss of her parliamentary majority in a June 8 election. Three Muslim extremists who carried out the attack were shot dead by police, as bar customers threw bottles and chairs to defend themselves....

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  • Gillespie wins Virginia Republican nomination
Gillespie wins Virginia Republican nomination

Gillespie's close race with Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chair Corey Stewart came as a major surprise. Northam will face the victor of Tuesday's Republican primary in the general election race to succeed incumbent Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe , barred by term limits from running again.

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  • Police Confirm One Dead In London Attack
Police Confirm One Dead In London Attack

The attack comes during the Muslim holy month of Ramzan . Sky News reports that according to a witness, the van was white in color and it suddenly came into the bus lane and turned left striking the group of people. Muslim leaders said worshippers were specifically targeted after leaving prayers near Finsbury Park mosque in north London sh...

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  • 'Number of casualties' after vehicle strikes London pedestrians
'Number of casualties' after vehicle strikes London pedestrians

Prime Minister Theresa May said it is is being treated as "potential terrorist attack". Prime Minister Theresa May said: "This is a bad incident". The Metropolitan Police has also said that a man who was present at the scene has died, but it hasn't been confirmed if his death was directly related to the attack.

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  • Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message
Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message

A message posted on Scalise's Twitter account said the congressman from Louisiana on Saturday was watching the Louisiana State baseball game and "rooting hard for a big Tigers win" in the College World Series. Hodgkinson 66, who was from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois , died after being shot by police. But he added: "We fully exp...

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  • Panicked Trump cronies desperately smear respected special counsel Robert Mueller
Panicked Trump cronies desperately smear respected special counsel Robert Mueller

They have tried to highlight the positive reviews he received Wednesday when he made a statesman-like appearance in the White House to address the nation after Rep. Multiple media outlets reported that Ruddy was seen leaving the West Wing of the White House earlier in the day. Trump's best play would be to allow Mueller to do his job without inte...

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  • Trump transition, campaign officials told to keep Russia-related documents
Trump transition, campaign officials told to keep Russia-related documents

According to the USA officials who reviewed the intelligence reports describing Kislyak's account, Kushner suggested establishing a secure communications between Trump officials and the Kremlin at the meetings held at a Russian diplomatic facility.

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  • UK Terror Attack: Van Targets Worshippers Leaving Prayers at North London Mosque
UK Terror Attack: Van Targets Worshippers Leaving Prayers at North London Mosque

Witnesses at the scene immediately compared the incident to the London Bridge attack earlier in June which saw eight people killed. Images of the van showed it was rented from Pontyclun Van Hire in Pontyclun, near Cardiff. The mayor of London , Sadiq Khan , said extra police had been deployed to reassure communities, especially those observ...

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  • Mike Pence Hired a Personal Lawyer to Handle the Russia Investigation
Mike Pence Hired a Personal Lawyer to Handle the Russia Investigation

Cullen will not be paid with taxpayer money, an aide said . Trump had been assured several times privately by Comey starting in January that he was not - at the time - personally under investigation, but officials said "that changed shortly after Comey's firing", reports The Washington Post .

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  • UK: Several Hurt As Vehicle Hits Pedestrians
UK: Several Hurt As Vehicle Hits Pedestrians

The 48-year-old, who is believed to be the driver, was apprehended by bystanders and handed over to authorities, police said. "Some of them he took a few metres (along the road)". Hamza was the imam of Finsbury Park Mosque from 1997 until 2003, when he was expelled by the Charity Commission, having been suspended in 2002. He was later extradited to...

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  • Vehicle in London strikes pedestrians
Vehicle in London strikes pedestrians

Aidroos said the driver killed one person and injured approximately 10 others but was caught by civilians and handed over to police. Police say a suspect was arrested immediately after the attack, which is being treated as a terrorist incident.

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  • Syrian warplane shot down by US-led coalition
Syrian warplane shot down by US-led coalition

Russia's defense ministry also said Monday it was suspending coordination with the U.S.in Syria over so-called "de-confliction zones" after the downing of the Syrian jet. A number of SDF forces were wounded in the attack, the statement from the Combined Joint Task Force said. Russia, a key backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad, has been providi...

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  • Lawyer says President Trump not under investigation
Lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

Let's hope President Trump is made of sturdier stuff and can resist the temptation to tell special counsel Robert Mueller, "You're fired!" Wallace pointed out the possibility that Trump is being probed but hasn't been told yet, which Sekulow had to admit could be the case.

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  • Brexit: Boris Johnson sees a 'happy' outcome for both United Kingdom and EU
Brexit: Boris Johnson sees a 'happy' outcome for both United Kingdom and EU

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told Sunday's Welt am Sonntag newspaper that "maybe there is now a chance to achieve a so-called "soft Brexit .'" But he said staying in the single market would require Britain to accept European Union workers" freedom of movement.

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  • Tillerson Cancels Mexico Trip to Focus on Gulf Crisis
Tillerson Cancels Mexico Trip to Focus on Gulf Crisis

Then a three-member Turkish military delegation went to Qatar to prepare for the establishment of a military base there. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt have sought the support of the former Afghan President Hamid Karzai in the stance the coalition of the Arab countries against Qatar.

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  • Let special counsel 'do his job'
Let special counsel 'do his job'

Reports emerged that President Donald Trump may sack special counsel Robert Mueller . The interview took place several days before Rosenstein picked Mueller as special counsel for the Russian Federation probe, according to the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the interview, which was first reported by PBS.

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  • 4 killed in attack by extremists at Mali resort
4 killed in attack by extremists at Mali resort

Mali special forces spokesman and commanding officer Modibo Naman Traore says at least four people have been killed in the attack by jihadis at Le Campement Kangaba on the outskirts of Bamako, Mali's capital. The US embassy in Mali one week ago issued an alert about heightened dangers for foreigners at popular spots in Bamako. The two people inju...

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  • Turkish Troops Arrive In Qatar For Military Exercise
Turkish Troops Arrive In Qatar For Military Exercise

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has just concluded a whirlwind tour of three Gulf nations, including Qatar , Kuwait and Saudi Arabia , as part of Turkey's diplomatic offensive to break the blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt .

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