• Russian diplomat condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet
Russian diplomat condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet

F/A-18E Super Hornet, the Pentagon said. A host of global parties are embroiled in the Syrian civil war to varying degrees, with Russian Federation and Iran aiding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who receives further ground support from Lebanese Shia militia Hezbollah.

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  • Hawaii defies Donald Trump by backing Paris climate change deal
Hawaii defies Donald Trump by backing Paris climate change deal

Chris Lee, Chair of the Energy & Environmental Protection Committee. North Korea signed the historic accord, and in withdrawing, the USA joins only two other countries who stand outside it - Nicaragua , which refused because it believed the agreement did not go far enough, and the only country that may be more isolated diplomatically than Nort...

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  • Comey's Senate testimony divides nation
Comey's Senate testimony divides nation

Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz said: " The president never, in form, or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggestions that Mr. In his testimony to Congress last Thursday, Mr Comey laid bare on Capitol Hill months of distrust of the President , asserting that Mr Trump had fired him to inter...

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  • Two killed after gunmen open fire on Mali resort
Two killed after gunmen open fire on Mali resort

Malian security minister Salif Traore told AFP news agency that it was a jihadist attack, while conforming the casualties. Malian soldiers succeeded in entering the site, according to Commandant Modibo Traore, a spokesman for the Malian special forces in the former French colony.

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  • Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it
Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it

Tillerson said he has spoken with "many" leaders in the region in the last few days, and that those conversation have shown him a solution is possible. official said. US President Donald Trump also spoke by phone on Friday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to discuss Qatar and the need for Gulf unity, a senior administration officia...

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  • UK: London apartment tower used banned siding in renovation
UK: London apartment tower used banned siding in renovation

Cundy added that authorities are investigating whether any crimes had been committed in the fire. The group, most dressed in casual clothes, did not speak to reporters on their way in. Locals yelled questions at London Mayor Sadiq Khan when he walked through the neighbourhood yesterday. "What are you going to do about it?" There are a lot o...

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  • UK PM May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims
UK PM May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

The Leader of the Opposition praised the emergency services for their "very quick and very timely" response after the driver was arrested at the scene. Five people were killed in that attack. Video filmed in the immediate aftermath of a van striking worshippers near a London mosque showed a Caucasian man being detained by police.

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  • Saudi Arabia, allies issue Qatar-linked terror blacklist
Saudi Arabia, allies issue Qatar-linked terror blacklist

In a sign of economic damage from the dispute, Standard & Poor's downgraded Qatar's debt on Wednesday as the country's riyal currency fell to an 11-year low amid signs that portfolio investment funds were flowing out because of the rift. Saudi Arabia has also closed off Qatar's only land border. Jubeir declined to confirm a list of 10 demands p...

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  • UK Prime Minister calls van attack 'sickening' as investigation continues
UK Prime Minister calls van attack 'sickening' as investigation continues

The Evening Standard newspaper said the van appeared to have been rented in Wales, although there was no immediate confirmation of this from the authorities. "There was three people in the van ". "I was looking around me, I saw a few people lying on the floor with blood on their head, and then obviously the ambulance service came and started...

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  • Ticket sold in California matches all 6 numbers
Ticket sold in California matches all 6 numbers

Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. The jackpot is the 10th largest jackpot in American lottery history, according to the L.A. Times . Earlier estimates had the jackpot at an estimated $435 million, after Wednesday's drawing failed to yield a victor for the top prize as no one had matched all the numbers since April 1.

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  • Airbus gets 100-plane deal at Paris Air Show
Airbus gets 100-plane deal at Paris Air Show

It also received orders for 10 737 10 Max planes from BOC Aviation valued at $1.25 billion. Airbus has clinched a deal for 100 single-aisle A320neo planes in its first big move at the Paris Air Show , where the European planemaker is jockeying with Boeing for orders amid burgeoning competition from China .

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  • Theresa May's plan for Grenfell Tower victims LEAKED - her priorities revealed
Theresa May's plan for Grenfell Tower victims LEAKED - her priorities revealed

Police said they were using dental records, fingerprints and DNA samples to identify victims, along with features such as tattoos, scars, jewelry, or distinctive clothing. London Fire Brigade requested that two London Underground lines be partially suspended, a spokeswoman for the city's transport authority said. Clement's, where she pledged to g...

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  • London mosque attack: Imam saves attacker who ploughed van into pedestrians
London mosque attack: Imam saves attacker who ploughed van into pedestrians

A van drove into pedestrians early Monday morning in north London , police say, in what they are investigating as a terrorist attack. " My elder brother told me there is a guy driving the van and intentionally try to crush people while they were having their coffee ", he said .

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  • Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament
Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament

Kohli said after the game: "We can be very proud of that as a unit, and we leave here with our heads held high because we understand the kind of expectations and pressures we face as a team". But the Pakistanis wrote off that defeat as an aberration. Pakistan Army has mocked India while celebrating their country's comprehensive victory in the...

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  • Portugal says 1 of its soldiers killed in Mali terror attack
Portugal says 1 of its soldiers killed in Mali terror attack

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which took place amid the final week of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Mali's security minister announced Monday that a Chinese national had died from injuries sustained in the Sunday afternoon attack.

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  • Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire
Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire

The rest are missing presumed dead and Mr Cundy said "the bad reality is that we may not be able to identify all those that died" inside what is now a blackened and charred shell. Cundy said the "complex" and "exhaustive" inquiry will focus on a range of issues including how the building was constructed, a recent refurbishment of it, how it is mana...

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  • Team Trump looks for nuance in the words 'under investigation'
Team Trump looks for nuance in the words 'under investigation'

Trump on Sunday once again tweeted his displeasure with the ramped-up Russian Federation investigation, now led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller: " The MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN agenda is doing very well despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt ", the president tweeted.

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  • Protests out of the
Protests out of the "YouTube generation", but 80% Russians support Putin

A spokeswoman for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says electricity has been cut at Navalny's offices in Moscow . More than 200 towns and cities signed up for protest rallies to mark the Russia Day public holiday, according to Navalny's social media .

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  • London attack: Vehicle hits pedestrians causing multiple casualties
London attack: Vehicle hits pedestrians causing multiple casualties

A van slammed into worshipers near a mosque in London early Monday, killing one person and injuring 10 other people in what witnesses described as a deliberate attack on Muslims. A police officer talks to local people at Finsbury Park in north London , where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017 .

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  • Tommy Sheppard: Back SNP not Scottish Labour to support Corbyn
Tommy Sheppard: Back SNP not Scottish Labour to support Corbyn

Former prime minister Gordon Brown has issued a late plea for Unionist voters to back Labour , insisting it is the only way to prevent "another divisive referendum" on independence. She said: "On Thursday we're not choosing a Scottish Government". She said: 'In 2016, we were told to vote remain to protect our place in the EU.

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