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Israeli military shoots down Syrian fighter jet

Israel rebuffed on Monday a new Russian offer to keep Iranian forces in Syria away from the Golan Heights ceasefire line, an Israeli official said, complicati...


Three dead after man shoots 14 people in Toronto

The gunman , armed with a handgun, opened fire on a street lined with restaurants and family-friendly attractions in the city's Greektown neighborhood. "It i...


North Korea begins dismantling rocket test site

Trump met North Korea's leader in Singapore in June. The group says analysis of commercial satellite images between July 20 and July 22 shows the Sohae launch...


Israel 'shoots down' Syrian fighter jet over Golan Heights

Israel has become increasingly concerned about moves by Syrian forces and its allies, including Iran, near the occupied Golan. "We won't accept Iranian milita...


Israel military says Syrian plane shot down after crossing Golan Heights line

Israel's air defenses fired two Patriot missiles at the plane. It is the second time in two days that the sirens have been activated in the Golan Heights. The...


United Nations chief concerned over escalation of violence in Gaza

From arbitrary detentions and deliberate deprivation, to attacks against civilians and forced displacements, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights , Zeid R...


USA not ‘afraid to tackle’ Iran regime at ‘highest level’: Pompeo

Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri said on Tuesday that Iran wants peace but will defend its interests in the Gulf. "He's going to att...


Scores dead as wildfires rage close to Athens

The second major blaze broke out Monday afternoon in the Penteli and Rafina areas northeast of Athens . Coastguard vessels were combing beaches to find any r...


Satellite images show North Korea dismantling facilities at missile test site

The Sohae dismantlement, however, appeared to be something different, potentially able to inject fresh momentum into the denuclearization process. Trump rejec...


Hundreds missing after dam collapses in Laos

Boats have been brought in to help evacuate people as water levels rise, according to ABC Laos news, with reports more than 6,000 people have been made homeless...


At least 20 die in wildfires raging near Athens

Two more people died Monday while being taken to hospital, public television Ert said, citing the Greek capital's emergency services Ekav. Civil protection ch...


Former British PM calls for new referendum on Brexit

Raab also predicted that a Brexit deal could be struck within a few months. The promise will be welcomed by leading Brexiteers after the United Kingdom govern...


Western Wall boulder dislodges, crashes on egalitarian prayer section

Jerusalem resident Daniella Goldberg, 79-years-old, was standing at the site when the stone fell. "This is a wake-up call - we must check the entire Western...


Met Office warning over heatwave

Thermometers would have to surge even higher to beat the hottest day of all time, 38.5C in Faversham, Kent, in August 2003. Threshold temperatures vary from r...


Trump wants to strip security clearances from Obama intel officials

Sanders said the clearances under review belong to these former Obama intelligence officials: CIA directors John Brennan and Michael Hayden; Director of Nat...


Judge grants immunity for 5 Mueller witnesses as Manafort seeks trial delay

Numerous documents came from devices owned by Rick Gates, Manafort's longtime partner who has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with prosecutors. Trump has be...


Tourist falls to his death while taking selfie on cliff

A British teenager has reportedly died after falling from a cliff at a popular whale-watching area in Australia. Gavin served in several leadership positions in...


Greece wildfires: At least 20 killed near Athens as residents flee homes

He said: "We will do whatever is humanly possible to control it". "What concerns us is that there are fires occurring simultaneously". A firefighter holds a h...


N. Korea begins dismantling rocket test site

A low point from the perspective of US officials came during Pompeo's third visit to Pyongyang on July 6 when he pressed North Korean officials for details on t...


Trump Attempts To Calm Fears: 'I Gave Up NOTHING' To Putin

Adam Schiff , D-Calif., told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos Sunday on "This Week". The two leaders held a joint press conference later that d...


Twin wildfires near Athens kill 20, gut vacation resorts

The authorities said they were trying to evacuate inhabitants near Rafina using military and port vessels. More than 200 firefighters and 60 engines have depl...


Imran Khan talks about his third wife, reveals many details

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan concluded the party's electioneering with large rallies in Lahore . The man who believes he will be Pakistan's...


Kuwait social media star unapologetic on Filipino workers' rights

A Kuwaiti Instagram star has been slammed for criticising new laws introduced to improve conditions for Filipino domestic workers. "And we don't know what she...


Trump May Revoke Obama Spy Chiefs' Security Clearances

Hayden, after being nominated by President George W. Bush, served as CIA Director from 2006 to 2009, and McCabe served as Deputy FBI Director from 2016 to 2018....


Trump Threatens Iran, Warns of Dire 'Consequences'

The Iranian state news agency IRNA reported his comments. Tehran is already aware of what is coming from the administration as consequences of Trump's May...


Miami Beach condo collapses, at least 1 person injured

A black sign amid the rubble, seen in the bottom left of the image below, says, "Watch it come down". One person was sent to the hospital after a building col...


European Union negotiator questions UK's approach to post-Brexit regulation

The public believes that Boris Johnson - the former foreign secretary who quit a fortnight ago - is better placed to lead his party and negotiations with Brus...


Steve Bannon made a decision to become Soros the extreme right

Bannon plans to form a populist bloc of MEPs in the European Parliament after it holds crucial elections in May. The non-profit will be a central source of po...


Was it legal for Michael Cohen to secretly tape Trump?

That conversation took place one month after AMI, the parent company of the National Enquirer, bought the rights to McDougal's story for $150,000, then shelved ...


British government wouldn't block death penalty for ISIS 'Beatles' suspects

Not surprisingly this has provoked a strong backlash. Amnesty International accused him of hypocrisy. Commenting on the leaked reports, the UK's main opposi...


At Least 20 Dead as Two Wildfires Rage Near Athens, Greece

The coast guard was searching with a helicopter and patrol vessel for eight people, believed to be Danish tourists, who had fled the flames near Rafina in a boa...


Clapper: 'Very petty' that Trump is considering revoking security clearance

In an explosive TV interview back in April , he said Mr Trump "lies constantly" and was "morally unfit" to be president, prompting a furious rebuke from his...


Father of Alwar lynching victim demands stringent punishment for accused

After the news of this incident came to light, The Chief Minister of Haryana Vasundhara Raje tweeted to condemn the incident. Pehlu Khan died later and th...


Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in two decades

Abiy's chief of staff, Fitsum Arega, wrote on Twitter , saying the Eritrean leader "received a heartfelt warm welcome" from the Ethiopian prime minister on his...


Airlines could lift hand luggage liquid ban thanks to new technology

A spokesperson for DfT said: "The UK has some of the strictest security measures in the world, and we are leading the way in using new technology to improve sec...


Cuba approves new leader's Cabinet with old faces in place

Esteban Lazo Hernández, National Assembly president, commented on the high level of discussion and commended the work done to prepare the proposal, which will s...


No-deal Brexit could bring CIVIL UNREST warns Amazon’s United Kingdom chief

Mr Raab, who was appointed Brexit Secretary after David Davis' resignation on July 9, is said to be unlikely to inspire confidence in United Kingdom busines...


Greeks urged to leave homes as wildfires spread near Athens

Authorities deployed more than 200 firefighters and 60 engines from across Greece to deal with the massive blaze at Kineta , a small resort town about 54 km (3...


Lawmakers reject Trump claim that records confirm misconduct

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, says Page's role is being exaggerated. But lawmakers from both parties s...


In election-charged Pakistan, Mahathir makes an 'appearance'

He died a short while later in a military hospital, Afridi said. "Ikramullah Gandapur has been killed and we are conducting a post-mortem", said police offici...


Fundamental change required for North Korea rights to improve

The South Korean government has continuously said they arrived on their "own free will", but the North claims they were kidnapped by Seoul's spy agency during...


India's PM Modi to jet in with 100 business people

Xi is set to journey to Johannesburg in South Africa to participate in a summit of the BRICS emerging economies - Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa ...


Iran to US: Do Not Play with the Lion’s Tail

Mr Trump's furious tirade came after Mr Rouhani warned the USA via the country's state media that the " mother of all wars " would take place if the nation mai...


SONA delayed over House leadership row as Alvarez welcomes Duterte

Alvarez's removal came after he quarreled with his erstwhile political patron, Davao del Norte 2nd District Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr., one of the b...


Family of woman killed by Minneapolis officer sues

The suit also referenced their age - Mr Noor was 32, Mr Harrity was 25 - and called them "inexperienced officers who appear, by their conduct, unfit for duty". ...


3-year-old boy seriously injured in suspected United Kingdom acid attack

A 39-year-old man from Wolverhampton who was arrested on Sunday also on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm remains in custody. While the b...


Putin summit raises big questions

Gowdy was criticizing Trump's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16, when Trump refused to support USA intelligence assess...


Nawaz Sharif to be shifted to hospital: Doctors

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz are unlikely to be transferred to the Sihala Rest House owing to its lack of prop...


Syrian White Helmets evacuated by Israel

Top Photo | Members of the so-called Syrian Civil Defense , also known as the White Helmets , pose for a photo. How did the operation come about? The ...


Ecuador 'close' to evicting Julian Assange from London embassy

Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno traveled to London on Friday for the ostensible objective of speaking at the 2018 Global Disabilities Summit(Moreno has been ...