Car bomb kills 26 during Eid ceasefire in east Afghanistan

19 Jun, 2018

Separately on Sunday, the Taliban ruled out an extension of ceasefire agreement with Afghanistan's government that is due to end in the evening. Kabul city police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai said some unarmed Taliban had entered the Afghan capital Saturday.


Migration fight shakes German govt as Merkel, ally face off

19 Jun, 2018

Merkel is under pressure at home where her conservatives are divided on how to curb migrant arrivals, and the dispute could further dampen her will to make far-reaching concessions to Macron on the euro zone. Instead, she wants to find a common European solution at the EU summit in Brussels. In her fourth term at the helm of Europe's largest economy, Merkel made it clear that she has no intention of being pushed around after an internal power struggle over immigration escalated into a ...


Ships Carrying More Than 600 Migrants Arrive In Spain

19 Jun, 2018

Medical staff wearing white overalls, gloves and masks went on board the three ships to carry out initial checks before the migrants disembarked in groups of 20. Madrid on Saturday said it had accepted an offer from France - who had angered Rome by branding it irresponsible - to welcome Aquarius migrants who "meet the criteria for asylum".


Trump praises new Italy PM Conte as 'very strong' on immigration

19 Jun, 2018

Later the French foreign ministry said it was ready to welcome migrants aboard Aquarius who "meet the criteria for asylum" after they arrive in Spain. Kurz said Italy and Germany would be the other members of the troika. He said he "agreed with the words of my friend Macron" regarding the need for an EU-wide approach to reforming the rules on immigration.


Cambodian Prince Hospitalised After Car Crash

19 Jun, 2018

Both Ranariddh and his wife were in the fray for Cambodia's general elections, which is scheduled for July 29. Maj Gen Narin said that Prince Ranariddh's wife Ouk Phalla died around 12:20 pm in the province's hospital due to her serious injury, Khmer Times reported.


Greece, Macedonia Sign Landmark Name Pact

19 Jun, 2018

Reuters witnesses saw police fire at least two rounds of teargas at individuals who tried to scale stairs outside parliament in central Athens , angered by the accord between the two countries earlier in the week. This is the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia, which is in the capital, Skopje. "I politely ask, do NOT stand next to me for a photograph in the event of future success", she said.


Two dead, four injured in Sweden shooting, not terrorism-related

19 Jun, 2018

The incident happened in Malmo just after 8pm, according to TT. "An 18-year-old man has died in hospital", Malmo police said in a statement, adding that four others were hospitalised. Police said there was no cause for public alarm. Reports said they were searching for a dark-coloured vehicle. "We are treating this as an isolated event that is confined to these injured persons", Forstenius said.


Five-a-side fun for England fans in baking hot Volgograd

19 Jun, 2018

Gareth Southgate's men made an outstanding start to the Group G encounter in Volgograd, where the 24-year-old opened the scoring with his first major tournament goal. Senegal will draw on the spirit of the late Bruno Metsu, the maverick French coach who led them to the 2002 quarter-finals, when they face Poland in their first World Cup match in 16 years.


Eight people injured after taxi hits crowds in Moscow

19 Jun, 2018

MOSCOW-A taxi plowed into a crowd near Red Square on Saturday evening, injuring eight people, including Mexican soccer fans, setting off a security scare as the World Cup got under way in Russian Federation. The driver of the cab then ran from the vehicle as passerby ran after him. There were shouts, moans. The auto only came to a stop after crashing into a traffic sign.


Trump slams media coverage of North Korea summit

19 Jun, 2018

Meanwhile, South Korea Foreign Ministry spokesman Noh Kyu-duk said Tuesday that South Korea welcomed Kim's visit to China and said "the governments of South Korea and China shared the same strategic goal of completely denuclearizing the Korean peninsula".


Apple fined $9 million for misleading customers

19 Jun, 2018

Users complained Apple is denying them any of kind of solution, saying their devices have received unauthorized repairs. The ACCC said Apple admitted that between February 2015 and February 2016 it had told at least 275 Australian customers affected by "error 53" that they were no longer eligible for a remedy if their device had been repaired by a third party.


As outrage grows over children, White House defends immigration policy

19 Jun, 2018

Van Hollen, a Democrat, called the policy of breaking up families who have entered the country illegally "cruel". Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, said she had warned during the campaign that Trump's hard-line immigration stance would result in family separations.


Trump says Russian Federation probe 'discredited' as former aide heads to jail

18 Jun, 2018

Paul Manafort was ordered into custody after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges. Prosecutors argued on Friday that Manafort could continue to engage in alleged criminal activity if he is not jailed.


Excessive heat, record highs expected Sunday

18 Jun, 2018

We are going have highs near 90 degrees for Father's Day. This means a big warm up for our area, but the humidity will also increase.and unsafe heat index values can be expected. High temperatures could linger until Saturday . On June 13, the Weather Service posted on Twitter that "42 out of the last 43 days in Kansas City have had above normal temperatures!" Your heat index will be close enough! The National Weather Service advises limiting outdoor activities, finding shade and staying ...


German, Italian, Austrian ministers seek 'axis' on migrant policy

18 Jun, 2018

A major rift has opened up between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister over migrant policy, threatening her coalition government. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that it was important to reduce and control illegal migration, but stressed that Germany should not act alone.


Was the U.S.-North Korea summit a success?

18 Jun, 2018

Don't let anyone think anything different. Donald Trump said he wishes people would "sit up and pay attention" to him the way they do in North Korea when Kim Jong Un speaks. Things suddenly got better earlier this year when the two Koreas' leaders held a summit meeting and Kim extended an invitation to meet Trump. We pay millions and millions of dollars for planes, and all of this.


Trump Says It's 'Possible' He'll Meet With Putin This Summer

18 Jun, 2018

Some of Trump's top advisers and recent appointees are also resigned to a sit-down occurring, even as the special counsel investigates Russia's meddling in the 2016 election in favor of Trump. In the result, it was decided temporarily to ignore the wish of the President to organize the meeting only in the case if trump will remember about it.


Upskirting likely to become criminal offense in UK

18 Jun, 2018

This behaviour is a ugly invasion of privacy which leaves victims feeling degraded. She said making upskirting a specific offense would send a clear message that perpetrators will be punished. Prime Minister Theresa May said she was disappointed a politician from her own party had blocked the bill. Victims of upskirting have been found to be as young as 10 years old .


Several dead in vehicle crash near Texas border

18 Jun, 2018

In a later interview, Boyd said the auto reached 100 miles per hour before the driver lost control and crashed. The crash happened in Dimmit County, Texas about 120 miles southwest of San Antonio. He would not confirm if any of the patients had died. He said his deputies are often involved in chases pursuing people suspected of smuggling undocumented immigrants and drugs.


Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

18 Jun, 2018

They said they're running out of room at their own facilities amid President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration. Almost 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the USA border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures.


Harvard records show discrimination against Asian-Americans: group

18 Jun, 2018

But Harvard is attacking the group's analysis and says it has countering evidence disproving discrimination, in a closely watched case involving affirmative action. In its brief, Harvard called the lawsuit by Blum's group "the latest salvo by ideological opponents of the consideration of race in university admissions".


WashPost: Russia Probe to Finish By End of Summer

18 Jun, 2018

The IG report did not address whether Strzok's political views affected the Russian Federation investigation. "There was total bias", Trump declared Friday. The president's initial stated reasoning for firing the FBI director was that he believed Comey had mishandled the Clinton investigation. The report lambastes Strzok and a now-retired Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer, Lisa Page , for text exchanges that it says were "deeply troubling" and created the appearance "that investigative ...


Wall Street sinks as China retaliates on tariffs

18 Jun, 2018

The value of the goods has matched the USA at $50bn, but the list of affected products was six times larger than the one floated in April. This person also said Ross had said the list would take aim at products for which China supplied 33 percent or less of total United States imports in individual product categories, making it easier to shift to other countries' supplies.


New Tory Brexit bust-up puts May under threat again

18 Jun, 2018

Dominic Grieve , the former attorney-general and who leads the contingent of Tory diehards loyal to the European Union , has said this new version of the amendment is unacceptable and that it takes the "meaning" out of the "meaningful vote" he was demanding.


Trump Lawyer Giuliani: "President's 'Not Going To Pardon Anybody' â " Yet

18 Jun, 2018

Rudy Giuliani speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington, May 5, 2018. The Russia investigation is "made up of a bunch of distorted human beings who cried", when Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election, and those FBI agents should be in a psychiatric ward instead of investigating President Donald Trump , lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Saturday during a campaign rally.



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