• France declares three-day national mourning after truck attack
France declares three-day national mourning after truck attack

Flags will be flown at half-mast from Friday, and a law extending increased powers for the police will be put before parliament next week, he said . "And France is a great country, and a great democracy that will not allow itself to be destabilized".

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  • One Irish person understood to be in critical condition following Nice attack
One Irish person understood to be in critical condition following Nice attack

Police killed the driver "apparently after an exchange of gunfire", Eric Ciotti, the ranking politician of the Alpes-Maritime department that includes Nice, told BFM television. " Times have changed, and France is going to have to live with terrorism, and we must face this together", he said. During the summer season, Gueguen said, only the Jers...

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  • U.S. to deploy another 560 troops to help retake Mosul
U.S. to deploy another 560 troops to help retake Mosul

Carter said. During his last trip to Iraq, Carter announced the USA will provide $415 million in financial aid to Kurdish forces, through Baghdad , after the Kurdish economy took a hit with the worldwide drop in oil prices. "As we liberated Beiji, Falluja and Qayyarah we will liberate Mosul", Ameri said in a statement. Iraqi government forces de...

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  • Phoenix police hunting serial shooter
Phoenix police hunting serial shooter

Sgt. Jonathan Howard told ABC News, "These incidents involve somebody intent on doing harm..." "In all of these instances, or in the vast majority of the instances, witnesses are reporting that the man was out of his auto". Although I'm sad to see her go, I'm happy she has the opportunity to return home to be with her family. Hernandez reported...

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  • UK Labour's Owen Smith to stand as leader
UK Labour's Owen Smith to stand as leader

Corbyn said he and other lawmakers had received death threats . He told supporters he would be "campaigning on all the things that matter". But the offer will do little to appease furious MPs who have complained bitterly about the difficulties of trying to engage with the leadership team.

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  • UNESCO adds 4 new sites to World Heritage list
UNESCO adds 4 new sites to World Heritage list

The heritage-in-danger list is meant to highlight the risks facing world heritage sites that need protection and allows the committee to allocate immediate support from the World Heritage Fund. Made of basalt and coral boulders, the 99 artificial islets of Nan Madol are home to ruins ranging from temple to tombs dating between A.D. In another sen...

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  • British PM Theresa May Travels to Scotland on First Trip
British PM Theresa May Travels to Scotland on First Trip

On Monday she attempted to reassure those who had voted to leave the European Union that "Brexit means Brexit , and we will make a success of it". "That's a decision that Scotland would have to take if we get there, but I'm open to examining all options".

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  • Video shows police firing on France terrorist
Video shows police firing on France terrorist

Speaking to reporters in the apartment building, they said he rarely spoke and did not return greetings when their paths crossed in the working-class neighbourhood of city. An iD belonging to the French-Tunisian was found in the cab of the truck that was used to drive 2km down the promenade. Bouhlel has been described as a loner .

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  • Trump makes Pence VP pick official on Twitter
Trump makes Pence VP pick official on Twitter

But instead of a showy rollout in a Midtown hotel, Trump named Pence as his running mate on Twitter , after abruptly cancelling their joint event in the aftermath of the attack in Nice, France, on Thursday. Trump announced Friday morning on Twitter that Pence would be on his ticket in a move Republican Party leaders hope will calm concerns tha...

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  • United Kingdom politics: Corbyn to contest Labour leadership
United Kingdom politics: Corbyn to contest Labour leadership

Labour's National Executive Committee wrestled for six hours with legal advice before finally ruling that Mr Corbyn should be guaranteed a place. Seeing the struggles faced by his neighbours as they fought for their jobs is said to have sparked his passion for politics and ingrained in him a sense of community and solidarity.

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"He's looking splendid" - Cameron talks cats and Corbyn at his last PMQs

And, watched by his wife and children in the House of Commons, he said: "Nothing is really impossible if you put your mind to it, after all I was the future once". He recounted how, when he was the opposition leader, he met mayor Michael Bloomberg in NY. "We got on with it", Cameron said to cheers. In her first speech as Prime Minister, Mrs...

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  • French Authorities Identify Perpetrator of Nice Attack
French Authorities Identify Perpetrator of Nice Attack

Earlier this year Facebook apologized for a glitch in its Safety Check service that sent out misdirected notifications after the Easter Sunday bombing that killed 70 people in Lahore, Pakistan. And he said France will increase its roles in Syria and Iraq . Flags were lowered to half-mast in Nice and in Paris , and President Francois Holland...

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  • German minister says given Britain a little time
German minister says given Britain a little time

Her withdrawal came after a newspaper interview in which she suggested she had a greater stake in the country's future because she was a mother, unlike May. "Frankly at the moment most people in this country would be quite pleased at the thought they've got a prime minister who doesn't gossip, doesn't do back-stabbing", Anne Jenkin, a Conservative ...

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  • Egypt Offers To Oversee Negotiations Between Israel And The PA
Egypt Offers To Oversee Negotiations Between Israel And The PA

In May, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged both sides to seize the opportunity to make a historic peace, offering Israel the prospect of warmer ties if this were achieved.  Promising Egyptian support for any negotiations, Mr. Shoukry outlined his country's commitment to a "just, comprehensive and sustainable resolution for the Palestini...

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  • Dallas police chief to protestors:
Dallas police chief to protestors: "We're hiring"

Even as officials and activists have condemned the shootings and mourned the dead officers, more demonstrations against the use of deadly force by police broke out in several USA cities on Saturday, leading to hundreds of arrests. Police are now protecting Micah Johnson's family's home in Texas after he opened fire at a Black Lives Matter protest a...

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  • South Chaina Sea: Philippines says no concession to China in sea row
South Chaina Sea: Philippines says no concession to China in sea row

The source said the government's position is clear: The ROC has sovereignty over South China Sea islands, including Itu Aba Island (Taiping Island, 太平島), and there is no need to mention the U-shaped line or historical waters to assert that position.

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  • Justice Ginsburg regrets 'ill-advised' criticism of Trump
Justice Ginsburg regrets 'ill-advised' criticism of Trump

She acknowledged as much Thursday, saying she was addressing media questions but her remarks were "ill-advised" and she regretted making them. The federal code of judicial conduct for USA judges, says the Chicago Tribune , states that a "judge should not.

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  • Pakistan summons Indian envoy; New Delhi terms it 'interference'
Pakistan summons Indian envoy; New Delhi terms it 'interference'

Unabated protests and clashes continued on Monday as angry youth clashed with the forces and torched police posts and pickets. The Kashmir Valley is on edge after the killing top Hizb commander Burhan Wani along with his two associates on Friday evening in South Kashmir .

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  • Is Black Lives Matter Really a 'Peaceful' Movement?
Is Black Lives Matter Really a 'Peaceful' Movement?

And all cops are not out to hunt down blacks and kill them. However, Corey said in his message, "It has been kind of insane lately, and some of the voices that are out there are saying one thing, trying to pull us apart, splitting hairs and taking various unifying messages and ripping them to shreds beneath the minutiae of just pretentious ig...

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  • UK Conservative Party Should Call Early Elections - Liberal Democrat Leader
UK Conservative Party Should Call Early Elections - Liberal Democrat Leader

However, not only has May publicly refused to commit to a snap general election , it would also be legal very tricky for her to call one even if she wanted to, Professor Jon Tonge of the University of Liverpool told Business Insider. "Theresa May's mandate, although it's no fault of hers, comes from 190-odd people". Tory MPs are understood to be...

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