Stories about Worldwide

Jun 21 2017

June heatwave could beat 22-year record as UK swelters

According to the forecast, the North East can expect to see heavy and thundery rain from the early hours of tomorrow, followed by more extensive thunderstorms in the afte...

Jun 21 2017

France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

Macron's triumph brings a shift in France's political landscape, sweeping aside the mainstream parties that had once alternated in power. Meyer Habib, a lawmaker for ...

Jun 21 2017

Qatar Purchase of US Fighter Jets Not Escalating Diplomatic Row - Turkish FM

But Qatar and its allies - led by Turkey - say the emirate has every right to conduct an independent foreign policy and have branded the sanctions imposed as "inhuman...

Jun 21 2017

India's ruling party announces its presidential candidate

Shah had on Sunday met the BJP's sulking ally Shiv Sena's President Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackerey in Mumbai to ensure the Sena's crucial support in the ...

Jun 21 2017

Cop Hailed For Stopping India's Presidential Convoy in Favor of Passing Ambulance

Two city traffic policemen have won fulsome praise and reward from their department for quick thinking in allowing an ambulance ahead of President Pranab Mukherjee's co...

Jun 20 2017

Russian Federation threatens to target United States coalition jets after Syrian warplane shot down

The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that as of Monday, all coalition jets and drones flying west of the Euphrates River will be tracked as potential ...

Jun 20 2017

Two EU staff killed in Mali attack: Mogherini

Daniel Okwogo, a Kenyan guest who witnessed the attack , said that about 30 minutes after his arrival he heard the gunshots. Although the attackers succeeded in mounti...

Jun 20 2017

Trump reportedly tells GOP senators that the House healthcare bill is 'mean'

At a Rose Garden ceremony minutes after the bill's narrow House passage on May 4, Trump called it "a great plan". But according to a GOP Senate aide, who was gran...

Jun 20 2017

Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

The governor gave a false statistic that "93 million" die every day due to gun violence, before he corrected himself to say "93 individuals". In fact, they've nearly be...

Jun 20 2017

Pence hires outside legal counsel

The vice president's office said his decision to hire a personal attorney reflects his intention to "fully cooperate with any inquiries related to the Russian Federation...

Jun 20 2017

Dead, missing toll in London fire rises to 79, police say

He says "my heart goes out to those affected". When will Congress approve another round of Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC)? "Afterwards, she will meet a group of...

Jun 20 2017

2 officers killed on prison bus, 2 inmates on run — Georgia manhunt

Ricky Dubose (left) and Donnie Rowe escaped after allegedly murdering two corrections officers in Georgia Tuesday morning. They were able to get through a locked gate...

Jun 20 2017

Prison escapees busted by elderly couple

The corrections officers were later identified Christopher Monica , 42, and Curtis Billue , 58. Rowe and Dubose were finally taken alive. "Maybe we can give them a li...

Jun 20 2017

Georgia GOP Leader: Scalise Shooting Will Win Us Tuesday's House Election

It's elected Republicans since 1978, from eventual Speaker Newt Gingrich to Trump's Health Secretary Tom Price, who resigned in February to join the administration. The r...

Jun 20 2017

Oil prices pause after sharp falls

USA shale oil production is increasing even after 123 companies have filed for bankruptcy after 2015. In 2017, IEA expects USA crude supply to rise 430,000 b/d, and the...

Jun 20 2017

Paris Champs-Élysées incident: Suspected attacker 'downed'

It's the second time this year that police have been targeted on Paris' most famous thoroughfare. "This shows the level of threat in France is extremely high", Interi...

Jun 20 2017

London tower fire: 79 now feared dead

Britain's trade minister says the exterior paneling used on the exterior of the London high-rise, in which dozens were killed in a fire, appears to have violated buildi...

Jun 20 2017

Lawyer says Trump not under investigation

There have been multiple news reports and a tweet from Trump himself on Friday that began with: "I am being investigated". I don't think it serves him well. Attention...

Jun 20 2017

Japan investigating delay in report of deadly US destroyer collision

The Navy says it remains uncertain how long it will take to gain access to the spaces inside the damaged destroyer in order to methodically search for the missing crew ...

Jun 20 2017

Saudi Authorities Detain Three Iranian Revolutionary Guards

Aghababie said on Monday that a Saudi claim the boats entered the kingdom's waters had not been proven. "It was captured with the three men on board, the other two escape...