• Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies at 22
Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies at 22

He says the US holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment" and demands the release of three other "illegally detained" Americans . It's not clear how long he had been in a coma or what triggered it, though doctors said they did not find signs of physical trauma. This Act would force Americans traveling to North Korea to ...

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  • Handel, Ossoff make last appeals in Georgia US House race
Handel, Ossoff make last appeals in Georgia US House race

More than 140,000 voters cast their ballots early - an astounding number for a special election, and one that almost matches presidential contests. But he is also just 30 years old and does not have long-lasting political connections through the district.

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  • Brexit talks begin with hopes of constructive deal
Brexit talks begin with hopes of constructive deal

TRT World's Simon McGregor-Wood reports. Mr Davis denied suggestions the agreed timetable showed Britain's "weakness" and insisted it is "completely consistent" with the Government's aim of parallel trade and exit talks. The Irish issue, long described as a priority for both, will be treated somewhat differently; avoiding a "hard border" will ne...

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  • United Kingdom police warn use of fake explosive belts is 'new tactic'
United Kingdom police warn use of fake explosive belts is 'new tactic'

The belts were still being worn by them when they were shot dead by armed officers. Dick, who left the police to work in the Foreign Office in 2015 before taking up her new role, said the militant threat was largely domestic. Haydon described the pink knives as "pretty unusual" and appealed for anyone with information about where they came from t...

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  • Russian Federation condemns USA downing of Syrian warplane
Russian Federation condemns USA downing of Syrian warplane

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it was extended 24 hours. The agreement covers four zones in Syria where the rebels are fighting pro-government forces. "The coalition does not seek to fight Syrian regime, Russian, or pro-regime forces partnered with them, but will not hesitate to defend coalition or partner forces from an...

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  • Mallya 'intends to attend' all Team India Champions Trophy matches
Mallya 'intends to attend' all Team India Champions Trophy matches

But typically what happens at the charity dinner is that someone who has bought a table is entitled to invite his guests. The businessman was more than sarcastic reacting to the "sensational media coverage", saying he intends to attend the rest of the Indian team's matches and cheer for them.

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  • Russia's Sukhoi-27 jet intercepts US B-52 bomber over Baltic Sea
Russia's Sukhoi-27 jet intercepts US B-52 bomber over Baltic Sea

Russia defense officials said an aircraft flying along the border was spotted on radar and the Russian fighter pilot identified the plane and escorted it away from the Russian border. The military exercises - codenamed "Noble Jump" - will test NATO's ability to deploy a "fighting force" to wherever it is needed at short notice .

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  • Canada to increase military spending by 70% in 10 years
Canada to increase military spending by 70% in 10 years

He says the biggest need is manpower and the Defence Minister says it's coming, 5 000 more uniform troops, as well as new technology. The announcement also follows remarks from Canada Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, who on Tuesday told the country's parliament that a bigger defense budget is needed as the USA withdraws from its gl...

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  • PM: Details of agreement with DUP will be made public
PM: Details of agreement with DUP will be made public

Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, with special responsibility for Brexit , Simon Coveney said he welcomed the negotiations, which are not only important for the European Union and Britain but "are one of the most important set of negotiations in the recent history of our country".

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  • German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade
German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade

A spokesman for the Department for Exiting the European Union said: "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account". In a bloc where member states persistently disagree on everything from finances to migration, Tusk has been able to ensure remarkable unity in the face of ...

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  • US Responds to Russian Warning in Syria
US Responds to Russian Warning in Syria

Clashes between Syrian troops and the SDF would escalate tensions and open a new front line in the many complex battlefields of the civil war , now in its seventh year. It said several hours earlier, regime forces had attacked the SDF in another town near Tabqa, wounding several and driving the SDF from the town. It was the first time an Amer...

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  • Trump transition team told to preserve Russian Federation documents
Trump transition team told to preserve Russian Federation documents

Both the Special Counsel and the Senate Intelligence Committee are staffing up, and the Counsel's investigation is expanding to look at new areas. Comey testified last week that he also felt pressured to drop the Flynn probe. Trump, who hired his own lawyer last month to represent him regarding probes by the special counsel and congressional co...

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  • Ireland's Varadkar says reassured by May over DUP deal
Ireland's Varadkar says reassured by May over DUP deal

We are leaving the European Union , but we are not leaving Europe, and we want to remain committed partners and allies of Ireland and all our friends across the continent", said May. May said the British Government was "steadfast in our support for the Belfast Agreement", but Varadkar said he was there to "relay concerns" about what could happen t...

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  • High-rise tower blocks could be 'torn down' after Grenfell Tower fire
High-rise tower blocks could be 'torn down' after Grenfell Tower fire

Of the 58, he said 30 were confirmed dead. Search and recovery crews have been working in the tower since last Wednesday's fire. 'The number of people missing, but as yet unaccounted for has risen from yesterday's figure of 58, ' he said.

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  • United Kingdom hope for Brexit deal like 'no other'
United Kingdom hope for Brexit deal like 'no other'

Both EU negotiator Michel Barnier and his United Kingdom counterpart David Davis said they were heartened by the first day of talks on Monday and insisted the tight deadlines were tough but achievable. He said he hoped during their single day of talks, he and Mr Davis would be able to identify priorities and a timetable, so he can report back to ...

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  • Marion County deputy comes face-to-face with a bear
Marion County deputy comes face-to-face with a bear

The Marion County Sheriff's Office posted a video the deputy took to their Facebook page that captured the encounter. For a moment, it seems the bear will crawl into the vehicle. A deputy got a close encounter with a bear after getting called out Sunday to check on the animal which was walking along the road. As the deputy acknowledged him with a "...

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  • Coast guard probes delay in reporting US ship collision
Coast guard probes delay in reporting US ship collision

The U.S. Navy says it still believes that a collision between the destroyer USS Fitzgerald and a container ship occurred at 2:20 a.m., even though Japanese coast guard officials say it happened about an hour earlier. The waters also have fast currents, making it a tricky area that requires experience and skill to navigate. The coast guard later c...

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  • Scotland's Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025: ITV
Scotland's Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025: ITV

Nicola Sturgeon has signalled the SNP would be willing to support a minority Labour government in the event of a hung parliament . Miss Sturgeon has admitted that she would prop Jeremy Corbyn up in government - but suggested she would hold him hostage by negotiating on a "policy by policy" basis.

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  • Trump Encourages Voters To Back Handel On Day Before Special Election
Trump Encourages Voters To Back Handel On Day Before Special Election

Ossoff did not support raising taxes, even on the wealthy, and he did not support a move to a single-payer health care system, according to the Times. A political action committee backed by House Speaker Paul Ryan spent $7 million on her behalf, and the GOP's House campaign committee about $4.5 million.

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  • Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated
Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Late on Sunday, Iran fired missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria in retaliation for the jihadists' deadly attacks in Tehran on June 7. The Syrian military said that the jet shot down had been carrying out anti-Islamic State operations, and that its lone pilot was killed in the strike.

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