Showing posts from May, 2017

Kabul bomb: 'It felt like an earthquake, then everything came down'

Civilians in Afghan capital describe horror as huge explosion kills more than 80 and injures at least 350 in embassy district

Donald Trump ready to withdraw from Paris climate agreement, reports say

Trump tweets that he will be announcing decision ‘over the next few days’, withdrawal would sorely weaken landmark deal by nearly 200 countries

Kabul: at least 80 killed by massive car bomb in diplomatic quarter

Blast near the German embassy leaves more than 360 injured, Afghan interior ministry says

Scores of civilians have been killed after a massive explosion in a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul left at least 80 people dead and wounded more than 360, the Afghan public health ministry has said.

Posthumous wedding for police officer killed in ​Champs-Élysées attack

Etienne Cardiles’ marriage to the late Xavier Jugelé is attended by Paris mayor Hidalgo and former president Hollande

The partner of a police officer killed by a gunman on Champs-Élysées in Paris in April has married him posthumously, Le Parisien has reported.

Germany steps up attack on Trump for 'weakening' the west

Foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said ‘short-sighted’ US policies stood against the interests of the EU, after Merkel warns Europeans can’t depend on US

Germany has unleashed a volley of criticism against Donald Trump, slamming his “short-sighted” policies that have “weakened the west” and hurt European interests.

Philippine army battles to contain Isis attacks from spreading to second city

Curfews and heavy military presence in Iligan, a city of 350,000, amid fears Islamist militants may seek to expand conflict

Manuel Noriega, former Panama dictator, dies at 83

Death of notorious leader announced by President Juan Carlos Varela on Twitter. Manuel Noriega, Panama’s former dictator, has died aged 83.

Scott Disick REVENGE CAMPAIGN AGAINST KOURTNEY Killed Relationship with Kardashians

Scott Disick is dead to the Kardashians -- with one big exception -- after what they believe is a vicious campaign against Kourtney.

Isis-backed militants struggle for control in the southern Philippines

The death toll in Marawi city, where martial law has been imposed, stands at 85, with Islamic State claiming responsibility

Fears are growing that a violent attempt by local militants to seize a city in the island of Mindanao, in the southern Philippines, marks the beginning of a wider attempt by Islamic State to open a new south-east Asian front in its campaign of global jihad.

Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat than Isis, John McCain says

Republican also says he is concerned by reports Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between Moscow and Trump’s team

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is the biggest threat to global security, even greater than Isis, John McCain has declared on his tour of Australia.

Rihanna's Obsessed Fan Released After Arrest, VOWS TO CONTINUE PURSUING HER

Rihanna is still being targeted by the man who was arrested outside her NYC crib this week ... TMZ has learned.

MI5 opens inquiries into missed warnings over Manchester terror threat

Security service will explore whether it was guilty of failings, as raids take place in Moss Side and rising terror threat sparks political war of words

Billboard Music Awards: Drake sweeps past Adele's record with 13 wins

Canadian rapper, who walked into the show Sunday with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album, among others Drake has surpassed Adele’s record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, picking up 13 awards.

Real Madrid, champions again, but with a coach who is only just starting

Madrid scored in every game this season. They are one game from a first league and European Cup double in 59 years. This is historic, even for them

For a moment there Marcelo looked a bit worried. Danilo, Casemiro and Lucas Vázquez bundled back out of the press room a little less noisily than they had bundled in, chanting and spraying champagne about.

Álvaro Morata followed them, getting out of the manager’s chair and taking the bottle off the desk as he departed. The Brazilian pushed him towards the door but then paused.

Glancing down a little sheepishly, he picked up the TV they’d knocked as they bounced around and set about trying to fix it. From one side, Lucas said something: “Come on.” From the other, Zinedine Zidane smiled that smile and held out an arm. So Marcelo gave up, laid the screen down, hugged his coach and left, letting out a whoop when he went.

Through the door to the right, round the corridor to the left and up the slope at one corner of the Rosaleda, Real Madrid…

2017 Billboard Music Awards: The 5 Biggest Jaw-Droppers

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards was a night of emotional moments and jaw-dropping performances. Kindly read on to catch the whole details respectively.

Trump declares 'rare opportunity' for peace as overseas tour stops in Israel

US president and Israeli prime minister speak of hope for regional deal but words shed little light on how to achieve it

Donald Trump has said he has “a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace” to the Middle East after arriving in Israel on the second leg of his first foreign tour as US president.

Two Turkish teachers on 75-day hunger strike detained by police

Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça have been on strike after losing their jobs in purge that followed coup attempt

Two Turkish teachers who are on their 75th day of a hunger strike have been detained by police in Ankara.

Donald Trump admits 'this Russia thing' part of reasoning for firing Comey

President admits the allegations of collusion between his advisers and Russian officials played into sacking of FBI director

Mexican woman who uncovered cartel murder of daughter shot dead

Human rights commission attacks government failure to protect Miriam Rodriguez, who was killed on mother’s day

Gunmen shot and killed a prominent Mexican activist and mother dedicated to searching for “disappeared” persons in the violent northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, authorities have confirmed.

Trump fires FBI director Comey, raising questions over Russia investigation

US president cites Comey’s handling of Clinton email investigation, as ‘Nixonian’ move condemned by Democrats and civil society groups

Donald Trump has fired James Comey as FBI director in a move that has raised concerns over the independence of the bureau’s investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia in the run-up to last year’s US presidential election.

New South Korea leader Moon Jae-in willing to meet Kim in North

Former human rights lawyer vows to move quickly to solve national security crisis and bring lasting peace to peninsula

South Korea’s new president, Moon Jae-in, has said he would be willing to go to North Korea to meet the country’s dictator, Kim Jong-un, if it meant bringing lasting peace to the Korean peninsula.

Boko Haram’s Abduction Of Chibok Girls Was Real – PDP Senator, Ben Ndi-Obi

Secretary of the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ben Ndi-Obi, has debunked insinuations in some quarters alleging that the story of the schoolgirls abducted in Chibok three years ago by Boko Haram terrorists was a hoax.

British jihadi Aine Davis convicted in Turkey on terror charges

Davis, who has been jailed for seven and a half years, is suspected of being a member of cell that oversaw videoed beheadings.

Aine Lesley Davis, one of the British jihadists who brutalised and beheaded western hostages in Syria, has been convicted in Turkey on terrorism charges and jailed for seven and a half years.

Macron hackers linked to Russian-affiliated group behind US attack

Cybersecurity firms think group with ties to Russian intelligence was behind leak of emails and other documents belonging to French election winner’s campaign team

Woman who laughed at Jeff Sessions hearing convicted for being 'disorderly'

Desiree Fairooz, an activist with Code Pink, found guilty of ‘disorderly or disruptive conduct’ with intent to disrupt congressional proceedings

Judge dismisses case of woman who gave water to pigs headed to slaughter

Canada judge says Toronto activist Anita Krajnc did not interfere ‘with the lawful use’ of property in case that rallied animal rights activists

European commission dismisses Theresa May claims as electioneering

EU executive says it is not naive and understands motivations behind PM’s accusation of election interference

Girl Scout confronts neo-Nazi at Czech rally

Widely shared photo shows 16-year-old Lucie Myslíková standing up to a rightwing demonstrator in Brno