• British tourists abducted, guard killed in Congo park ambush
British tourists abducted, guard killed in Congo park ambush

A Congo park spokesman says one guard has been killed and two British tourists and their driver have been abducted in Virunga National Park. A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson confirmed two British nationals were involved in an incident in the park, which is a famed haven for gorillas and other endangered species.

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  • No evidence of shooting at California school, officials say
No evidence of shooting at California school, officials say

A firearm was also recovered from the scene, officials said. A 14-year-old boy has been taken into custody after a shooting at a Palmdale, Calif., high school Friday morning. After police spent about two hours at the high school, Highland's principal tweeted that officers "have control of the situation". One of the brothers, 16, told Muno...

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  • NRA Seizes On Schneiderman Abuse Allegations To Push For Female Gun Ownership
NRA Seizes On Schneiderman Abuse Allegations To Push For Female Gun Ownership

A lawyer who argued for Trump on the attorney-client privilege matter also did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "Mr. Dunleavy did indeed discuss this very matter with Mr. Dunleavy told CNBC that Gleason called him Thursday about a proposed letter to Wood, "but he didn't check with me" to confirm that the former columnist had actual...

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  • Leave.EU fined £70000 over Brexit spending
Leave.EU fined £70000 over Brexit spending

The campaign, associated with Nigel Farage and businessman Arron Banks, was allowed to spend £700,000 during the campaign, but exceeded this figure by at least £77,380, the investigation found. The investigation of Electoral Commission has revealed that Leave.EU spent at least 10%, mainly due to payments made to American company of Gerry Gunste...

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  • Merkel said that Europe can no longer rely on United States protection
Merkel said that Europe can no longer rely on United States protection

The JCPOA was reached after some 12 years of negotiations between Iran on one side and the six world powers on the other in July 2015. Merkel stated that Germany, together with France and the United Kingdom will continue to fulfil the commitments undertaken in the framework of the signed in 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran.

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  • Kelly says Trump is
Kelly says Trump is "somewhat embarrassed" by Russia probe

Kelly told NPR that "the children will be taken care of - put into foster care or whatever". Netanyahu is facing his own corruption in investigation in Israel . "They don't integrate well; they don't have skills ". They don't have skills. Kelly also commented the investigation's year-long lifespan "suggests to me that there is nothing there,...

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  • McCain urges senators to reject Gina Haspel's Central Intelligence Agency nomination
McCain urges senators to reject Gina Haspel's Central Intelligence Agency nomination

Chief among senators' concerns was how Haspel, who argued she was only following orders when instructed to draft the cable ordering the destruction of interrogation evidence, would respond to an order from Trump. Jack Reed, D-R.I., asked whether she would report to Congress if Trump were to ask her for a loyalty pledge akin to that he allegedly s...

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  • Italy's Berlusconi gives green light to 5-Star/League government
Italy's Berlusconi gives green light to 5-Star/League government

Berlusconi said in a statement that his Forza Italia party would not support a confidence vote establishing a 5-Star-League government, deeming the 5-Stars too immature to govern. Di Maio said he planned to meet Salvini on Thursday. "We are doing everything possible to form a political government and thereby respect the will of the Italians, ...

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  • One dead as attackers slit throats of worshippers at South African mosque
One dead as attackers slit throats of worshippers at South African mosque

Three men, believed to be Egyptian nationals, are likely to be responsible for the attack. The police have not said what the motive for the attack might be. Police and other relevant authorities at the scene. "The attackers managed to get out of the mosque". The country's parliament also released a statement condemning the violence.

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  • Jessica Mauboy storms into Eurovision finals with Tina Turner-esque belter
Jessica Mauboy storms into Eurovision finals with Tina Turner-esque belter

Australia's very inclusion in the competition has been questioned by some, with a story this week in Britain's Radio Times explaining that the country was first invited to do a one-off performance in 2014 as an interval act at the semi-finals.

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  • Modi on a two-day visit to Nepal
Modi on a two-day visit to Nepal

Further heavy security is deployed within the temple premises to keep law and order under check and to avoid any untoward incidence. He will then leave for Nepal's capital Kathmandu . He also revisited the Ramayana tale and the significance of the temple with respect to it. "It reflects the top priority, India, and personally Ipersonally, join i...

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  • Date set for meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un
Date set for meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

The former detainees - Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak Song and Tony Kim - had been released Wednesday at the end of Pompeo's visit to North Korea . But momentum for diplomacy has built this year; North and South Korea have moved to ease tensions, including with their own leaders holding a summit late last month.

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  • VP Pence on Mueller Investigation: 'It's Time to Wrap It Up'
VP Pence on Mueller Investigation: 'It's Time to Wrap It Up'

Republican Luke Messer made a decision to vacate the seat in order to run for U.S. Senate. Pence says the president is making progress on North Korea and bringing home three Americans who were held there. "The great news keeps rolling in". Throughout his campaign he advocated for tax cuts, the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and the funding o...

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  • Scientist, 104, who 'regrets' his long life dies as Swiss euthanasia clinic
Scientist, 104, who 'regrets' his long life dies as Swiss euthanasia clinic

In the U.S., California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Vermont, Washington state and Washington, D.C., have "death with dignity" laws, according to the advocacy group Death with Dignity , although these require a person to have a terminal illness.

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  • 7 dead in Australia's worst shooting in decades
7 dead in Australia's worst shooting in decades

Osmington is about 260km south of Perth and a 10-minute drive east of the Margaret River township. Police sources have confirmed the deaths are a murder suicide . "I'm not in a position to release any further details of the identity of the deceased", Dawson said. Dawson refused to be drawn on who the person was that alerted police, their rela...

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  • Netanyahu warns Assad against responding to attack on 'Iranian' targets
Netanyahu warns Assad against responding to attack on 'Iranian' targets

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) bears full responsibility for the consequences of its reckless actions, and we call on the IRGC and its militant proxies, including Hizballah, to take no further provocative steps. It said it was not immediately clear if Iranians were among those killed. Israel regards Iran as its biggest threat and...

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  • Frantic mom grabs sheriff's deputy to save baby's life
Frantic mom grabs sheriff's deputy to save baby's life

The deputy turned his patrol vehicle and round and pulled off to the side of the road to assist with the medical emergency. The Marion County Sheriff's Workplace later shared on-line updates about child Kingston's enhancing well being. We are tremendously proud of Deputy Nix and we can already see that he and Baby Kingston will have a deep connec...

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  • May sorry for helping send Abdul Hakim Belhaj to Gaddafi's torture chamber
May sorry for helping send Abdul Hakim Belhaj to Gaddafi's torture chamber

Belhaj and his wife were detained in Thailand in 2004 and flown back to Libya , where they were sent to prison and Belhaj was sentenced to death and routinely tortured. The UK government shared information about you to its global partners. He added: "I think the American administration is acting with arrogance and negativity in particular toward...

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  • Russian Federation calls for 'dialogue' between Israel and Iran
Russian Federation calls for 'dialogue' between Israel and Iran

Salami said Iran's enemies were not seeking military confrontation. Maas said attacks by Iranian forces were a provocation and that Israel had the right to self-defence. Russian Federation is also aiding the Syrian regime and a nominal ally of Iran, but retains close ties with Netanyahu's government. Israel has pledged to prevent Iran and Hezboll...

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  • Lalu's son Tej Pratap tweets 'Miss you papa' after engagement ceremony
Lalu's son Tej Pratap tweets 'Miss you papa' after engagement ceremony

Almost 200 people are expected to be present at the hotel when Tej Pratap and Aishwarya Rai will exchange the rings. Flowers have reportedly been flown in from Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Pune. Following the ceremony, Rabri told reporters that Lalu was expected to be present in the wedding ceremony (on parole, if not bail). The bride to be Aish...

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