• N. Korea Accuses US of Stealing Diplomatic Package at JFK Airport
N. Korea Accuses US of Stealing Diplomatic Package at JFK Airport

State Department, were not accredited members of North Korea's Mission to the United Nations and had no diplomatic immunity. But a spokesperson for the US Department of Homeland Security said: "The package in question had no diplomatic protection from inspection.

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  • Bayern are not going to fight for Ronaldo
Bayern are not going to fight for Ronaldo

The interview was Perez's first comment on Ronaldo since Portuguese sports daily A Bola reported on Friday that Ronaldo was considering leaving Spain after a state prosecutor accused him of four counts of tax fraud totalling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in unpaid taxes.

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  • Syria brings new urgency to easing US-Russia tensions
Syria brings new urgency to easing US-Russia tensions

Russian Federation temporarily halted the hotline in April after the USA launched a cruise missile barrage against the Syrian Shayrat airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack allegedly orchestrated by the Assad regime. The attacks have showcased the depth of Iran's military presence in Syria: Iranian drones launched from areas around Damasc...

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  • Rodman returns from 'really good' North Korea trip
Rodman returns from 'really good' North Korea trip

Fred Warmbier had called the conversation "gracious" and "very candid". Warmbier said he could "care less" about Rodman's trip. Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment after he allegedly removed a political propaganda poster at a hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea .

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  • UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises
UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

Over the past few days, another five people who had been reported missing in the fire have been found to be safe and well, Cundy said, saying he's "so grateful" for the news. May later announced that the public inquiry looking into the tragedy will report directly to her, the AP said. The group replied to say they "were at a loss to understand, h...

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  • Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis
Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

A USA -backed, Kurdish-led force will officially announce the beginning of its assault on the former de-facto capital of the so-called Islamic State on Tuesday, the Associated Press reported . Raqqa was among the first cities captured by IS, in January 2014, and has been the home of some of the group's most prominent leaders, including those who...

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  • Hamas: ISIS didn't kill female Israeli soldier
Hamas: ISIS didn't kill female Israeli soldier

Hadas Malka , 23, a staff sergeant major, was stabbed to death during the attack on Friday. According to Rosenfeld, 350 Palestinians were arrested before sundown on Saturday alone. However, there have been a string of recent attacks near the Old City. In a victory against alleged anti-Israel bias in the media, the BBC issued an apology afte...

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  • Met police say 58 presumed dead in Grenfell tower fire
Met police say 58 presumed dead in Grenfell tower fire

Mohammad Al-Hajali, 23, a refugee who fled Syria for the United Kingdom in 2014, was identified as another victim. Some families have lost more than one member, he added. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. According to The Guardian , the material chose...

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  • Grenfell Tower death toll climbs to at least 79 'dead or missing'
Grenfell Tower death toll climbs to at least 79 'dead or missing'

The rest are missing presumed dead and Mr Cundy said "the terrible reality is that we may not be able to identify all those that died" inside what is now a blackened and charred shell. Her statement comes after the death toll from the Grenfell fire rose to 79 people. He would not be drawn on the specifics of the criminal investigation of the fire...

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  • Govt vows to act on any advice by panel probing London blaze
Govt vows to act on any advice by panel probing London blaze

Touching members of the royal family has been historically reserved for only handshakes, but the prince was so moved by the story of 78-year-old Fatima Jafaria, a distressed woman who was reportedly desperate to find her husband who was trapped in an elevator during the time of the fire, that the royal embraced her instead.

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  • Student freed by North Korea in a coma has died at 22
Student freed by North Korea in a coma has died at 22

Otto Warmbier was 22. It said the student had been "unable to speak, unable to see and unable to react to verbal commands". "We would like to thank the wonderful professionals at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center who did everything they could for Otto", the statement said.

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  • JK Rowling corrected a Finsbury Park attack headline
JK Rowling corrected a Finsbury Park attack headline

At least one man died and 10 others were injured in the attack, which police are now treating as a "terrorist incident". The alleged attacker has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and terror offences. The driver reportedly smiled and waved at the crowds as he was taken away in a police cruiser. May attempted to counter that feeli...

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  • UAE threatens Qatar sympathisers with jail
UAE threatens Qatar sympathisers with jail

On Thursday, Qatar rebuffed an invitation from Trump to come to the White House for mediation, saying it would ride out the crisis and that officials did not want to leave the country in the middle of it. But other officials in his administration sought to downplay that message and emphasize the need for regional cooperation. Gregory Gause, a pro...

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  • Russia condemns US downing of Syrian warplane
Russia condemns US downing of Syrian warplane

Meanwhile, the USA -backed opposition fighters said Assad's forces have been attacking their positions in the northern province of Raqqa and warned that if such attacks continue, the fighters will take action. Iraqi lawmaker Abdul-Bari Zebari said his country agreed to the missile overflight after coordination with Iran, Russia and Syria. A b...

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  • US Navy confirms all 7 missing sailors from USS Fitzgerald found dead
US Navy confirms all 7 missing sailors from USS Fitzgerald found dead

The missing crew's bodies were found as tugs towed the stricken ship back to the Yokosuka naval base. Abe wrote, "I express my heartfelt solidarity to America at this hard time", praising US servicemen in Japan under the allies' bilateral security pact.

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  • Syria, Iraq Troops Link at Border for First Time in Years
Syria, Iraq Troops Link at Border for First Time in Years

Al-Waleed is close to Tanf, a strategic Syrian highway border crossing with Iraq. United States forces have been based at Tanf since a year ago, in effect preventing Iranian-backed forces backing head of Syrian regime Bashar al-Assad from receiving heavy weaponry from Iran by using the main highway between Iraq and Syria .

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  • Imam praised for saving life of suspect in London mosque attack
Imam praised for saving life of suspect in London mosque attack

However, J.K.is now speaking up in the midst of the horrifying terror attack on Finsbury Park mosque in London early this morning, which injured 10 people and killed a man. There are no reports of any persons having suffered any knife injuries. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick also vowed heightened police presence in the M...

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  • Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind Is NDA's Presidential Candidate
Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind Is NDA's Presidential Candidate

Kovind's name was announced at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi by party president Amit Shah following a 90-minute long meeting of the party's Parliamentary Board, which was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the board members.

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  • Dundee stands in solidarity with London following tower block fire
Dundee stands in solidarity with London following tower block fire

Lord Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association, said: "Fire risk assessments and the construction of buildings are being reviewed and double checks are being made to ensure remedial work recommended under previous assessments have been carried out".

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  • Queen's Speech and parliament opening date confirmed
Queen's Speech and parliament opening date confirmed

The delay comes as the United Kingdom grapples with political uncertainty after last week's inconclusive election cast doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May's ability to stay in office or govern effectively. Delegations from Northern Irish Parties met the Prime Minister at Downing Street to express their concern at the impact a deal with the DUP co...

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