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Almost 100 remain missing after deadly China landslide

Almost 100 remain missing after deadly China landslide Heavy rainfall caused part of a mountain in southwestern China's Sichuan province to collapse early Saturday morning local time, hitting Xinmo village in Maoxian county. In a smaller, second landslide , huge rocks fell onto the village. Mao County, or Maoxian, sits on the eastern margin of the Tibetan plateau and is home to about 110,000 people. [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks

Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks But Irish nationalists Sinn Fein have voiced concerns a tie-up could destabilise politics in Northern Ireland and undermine the British government's neutrality in overseeing talks to form a new power-sharing government for the province. [Full Article...]

Turkey sent troops to Qatar

Turkey sent troops to Qatar The report surfaced on Fox-News24.com, a fake news website that has recently also falsely reported the deaths of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and ex-My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero. [Full Article...]

Six police officers injured in London protest

Six police officers injured in London protest He was taken to hospital in a critical condition and died six days later. An Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) spokesman said: 'During this interaction, it is believed police officers used force and deployed CS spray. Some people reacted angrily, saying "you are protecting them" and "you have told us what you can't do, now tell us what you can do" as members of the crowd presse... [Full Article...]

Ordeal of USA student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible thing'

Ordeal of USA student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible thing' Neurologist Daniel Kanter told a news conference in Warmbier's home city of Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday that his neurological condition was best described "as a state of unresponsive wakefulness". He praised the efforts of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Ambassador Joseph Yun, the Special Representative for North Korea Policy. "We have no certain or verifiable knowledge of the cause or c... [Full Article...]

Tom Price Promises GOP Won't Pull 'Rug Out' On Health Care

Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer appears at a press conference with a sign that he had personally edited to read "Mean-er" after Senate Republicans unveiled their version of legislation that would replace Obamacare on Capitol Hill in Washington , US, June 22, 2017. [Full Article...]

French legislative election 2017: First round results, polls, latest on parliamentary vote

Friday's Ipsos/Sopra Steria poll showed that the alliance of Macron's La Republique En Marche party (LREM) and The Democratic Movement (MoDem) could get between 397 and 427 out of 577 parliamentary seats. The Socialist Party and its allies are projected to win 20 to 30 seats. Far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon, who came in a strong fourth place in the presidential vote with almost 20 percent s... [Full Article...]

South Korea tests missile with warning to North

South Korea tests missile with warning to North The South and nuclear-armed North Korea are separated by one of the world's most heavily armed borders and remain technically at war after the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice rather than a peace treaty. President Moon Jae-in, fourth from left in second row, with taekwondo athletes from North Korea, in the second row, and South Korea , in the first row, at the opening ceremony of World ... [Full Article...]

United States agreed to sell F-15 jets to Qatar

United States agreed to sell F-15 jets to Qatar Qatar has been isolated by a number of Arab and African states for its alleged support of terrorism and Iran . "The blockade is also impairing USA and other worldwide business activities in the region and has created a hardship on the people of Qatar and the peoples whose livelihoods depend on commerce with Qatar ". [Full Article...]

United States refuse to sign G7 pledge on 'irreversible' Paris climate accord

United States refuse to sign G7 pledge on 'irreversible' Paris climate accord The archbishop drew attention to the negative reaction worldwide to the U.S. president's decision, even from oil companies such as Exxon, which had urged him not to withdraw from the agreement , and USA state governors such as Jerry Brown in California, who intend to abide by the Paris accord's greenhouse gas commitments. [Full Article...]

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr In Afghanistan

Also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world . "I felicitate with all Nigerians, especially our Muslim brothers and sisters on the auspicious occasion of this year's Eid-el-Fitri celebrations". [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi's foreign tour: Latest pictures, videos from US, Netherlands, Portugal

Here are three thorny issues that could make for an uncomfortable visit. They account for about 70% of the visas awarded annually, majority going to workers from India's $ 150 billion tech industry . While Trump has criticized other big trading partners such as Mexico , China and Germany , he has not yet called out India , barring a veiled reference to import duties on Harley Davidson that ... [Full Article...]

Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar: Rouhani

The United States said Sunday some demands on Qatar by its Mideast neighbours "will be very hard to meet". But the US isn't rejecting the demands outright. " Each country involved has something to contribute to that effort ". "He is very concerned about the next move and is trying to shore up the retaining walls for an upcoming storm using Qatar ", Mr Bozkurt said, referring to potential dome... [Full Article...]

Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid

Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmri) [ India ] June 25, :: Ahead of Eid, markets in Srinagar were crowded with shoppers on Sunday. 'This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan , a month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting , prayer, and charity'. [Full Article...]

Disabled Protesters Stage 'Die-In' over Senate Health Care Bill Rollout

Disabled Protesters Stage 'Die-In' over Senate Health Care Bill Rollout The nation finally will get to see the details of the Senate Republican version of health-care reform on Thursday. As Capitol police conferred about what to do, the protesters chanted , "No cuts to Medicaid; save our liberty! ". The measure would cut and revamp Medicaid , the health care program for lower-income and disabled people. Kentucky GOP Senator Rand Paul said his office will be rele... [Full Article...]

UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

Camden Council said it made a decision to evacuate the buildings on the Chalcots Estate late last Friday after fire inspectors reported the blocks were unsafe. Authorities analyzed external cladding samples from 60 towers from 25 different areas of the country and say they have all failed. Meanwhile, one in five households that Camden Council was trying to evacuate were refusing to leave wi... [Full Article...]

North Korea carries out another rocket engine test

North Korea carries out another rocket engine test Seoul's defense ministry said afterward Pyongyang had made "meaningful progress" in the new rocket engine. The United States has tried for years to discourage South Korea from developing longer-range ballistic missiles in keeping with the Missile Technology Control Regime, a voluntary global arms-control pact. [Full Article...]

The AP interviewed Mildred Loving, who never wanted fame

The AP interviewed Mildred Loving, who never wanted fame October 1958: The Lovings are indicted on felony charges of violating Virginia's anti-miscegenation law. That ultimately led to a legal battle against Virginia's anti-miscegenation law that went all the way to the U.S. "When I look at my husband I don't see a guy that's white. I definitely don't rent to mixed couples, '" Farrell said. "You learn to compromise and live together and be married ... [Full Article...]

Hosting congressional picnic, Trump calls for unity

Hosting congressional picnic, Trump calls for unity His call for unity, however, was rather incongruent with his tweet just hours before, when he ripped into House and Senate Minority Leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, even derisively nicknaming the latter "Cryin' Chuck". Ivanka Trump - daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump - was pictured playing with her daughter Arabella Rose Kushner in the Rose Garden of the White House yeste... [Full Article...]

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61 No militant group has claimed responsibility for the blasts in Parachinar yet, however Sunni militant groups have frequently claimed responsibility for attacks in the region in the past. It said in a statement it was targeting Shias and threatened more attacks over "Pakistanis fighting against Sunni militants in Syria's civil war". [Full Article...]


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