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United Kingdom heatwave: 'Stay out of sun' warning angers tourism bosses United Kingdom heatwave: 'Stay out of sun' warning angers tourism bosses
- July 24, 2018

Latest weather prediction charts show the warm weather will stretch into the first two weeks of August at the very least as high pressure remains in charge. The hottest July day on record is 36.7C, which was reached at Heathrow on 1 July 2015. Forecasters say there is a chance that alerts will need to be downgraded and/or extended for the end of the week, however confidence is now low and this will be reviewed through the week. (more...)
Greece wildfires: Rescue crews find bodies of more than 20 huddled together Greece wildfires: Rescue crews find bodies of more than 20 huddled together
- July 24, 2018

The fire in Mati village , some 29 km (18 miles) east of Athens, was by far the country's worst since flames devastated the southern Peloponnese peninsula in August 2007, killing dozens. It's impossible to imagine this happening in your home town, but photographs of the villages, homes, and people affected will give you a fleeting insight into what people in Greece are going through right now. (more...)
Iran says Trump 'won't dare' attack despite all-caps threat to Rouhani Iran says Trump 'won't dare' attack despite all-caps threat to Rouhani
- July 24, 2018

This is a president who wants to work with other world leaders. As for the European imperialist powers, they resent Trump's policies only because they threaten their own interests, including their plans to capture Iran's markets and oil resources. (more...)
At least 50 people dead in Greece following wildfires At least 50 people dead in Greece following wildfires
- July 24, 2018

Military drones remained in the air in the high winds to help officials direct more than 600 firefighters below. Greece's Red Cross organisation reported 26 bodies had been recovered in a villa in Mati, bringing the official death toll up to 60 with 150 injured in the fires. (more...)
Report says images indicate North Korea dismantling test site facilities Report says images indicate North Korea dismantling test site facilities
- July 24, 2018

The testing facilities at the site are thought to play a role in the development of liquid-fuel engines that can also be used in North Korea's ballistic missile programme. Brooks noted it has been nearly a year since the country's latest nuclear test, saying "it has been 235 days without provocation". The US, however, has been fretting over a lack of North Korean actions toward dismantling its nuclear and missile programmes and in spite of positive assessments Trump has given on progress ... (more...)
Kuwaiti influencer defends controversial remarks on Filipino workers Kuwaiti influencer defends controversial remarks on Filipino workers
- July 24, 2018

Talking to news agency AFP, Al Qattan stood by her original comments over the new laws: "All I said was that the employer was entitled to keep the servant's passport, and that many Kuwaitis and Gulf nationals agree with me", Qattan said. (more...)
Family Of Australian Woman Shot Dead By US Police Officer Files Lawsuit Family Of Australian Woman Shot Dead By US Police Officer Files Lawsuit
- July 24, 2018

The civil suit, filed in federal district court in Minnesota, names Noor and his partner Matthew Harrity , and accuses them of conspiring to hide the facts around the shooting and failing to record the incident on their body cameras. Both Noor and Harrity had their bodycams switched off at the time of the shooting. Harrity, who was driving the police vehicle, said he was startled by a loud sound and both officers "got spooked" when Damond appeared, prosecutors said. (more...)
Risk of 'no deal' Brexit by accident - Hunt Risk of 'no deal' Brexit by accident - Hunt
- July 24, 2018

Amazon has consistently said it remains committed to the United Kingdom after Brexit and intends to create 2,500 jobs in the country this year. Overnight, Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab told the BBC he and others are negotiating "the best deal" on areas of trade and security however, he revealed the government must prepare itself for a "no deal". (more...)
Entire Western Wall Is 'Danger Zone,' Archaeologist Says Entire Western Wall Is 'Danger Zone,' Archaeologist Says
- July 24, 2018

Jerusalem resident Daniella Goldberg, 79-years-old, was standing at the site when the stone fell. Footage of a large boulder crashing onto a prayer platform at the Western Wall in Jerusalem and landing only a few meters away from a worshiper has emerged online. (more...)
Manafort’s Chicago bankers may testify against him; two granted immunity Manafort’s Chicago bankers may testify against him; two granted immunity
- July 24, 2018

A federal judge on Monday granted special counsel Robert Mueller's request to give immunity to five witnesses testifying in the Virginia-based trial of Paul Manafort , which he delayed until next week. Manafort has pleaded not guilty to the charges and denied wrongdoing. Manafort's lawyers have sought to exclude some of the exhibits, arguing they are irrelevant and would prejudice the jurors, but Mueller's office said the documents were pertinent. (more...)
At least 20 dead in out-of-control fires raging near Athens At least 20 dead in out-of-control fires raging near Athens
- July 24, 2018

Port authorities told AFP they had found four bodies in the sea, including three women and a child who had apparently tried to escape the flames. "It took people by surprise and the events happened very fast. In northern Greece, another forest fire in the area of Soufli was being tackled by 50 other firefighters, while the fire department said another three fires broke out in the area of Corinth in southern Greece. (more...)
Teen who fell to death from Sydney cliff identified as Mormon missionary Teen who fell to death from Sydney cliff identified as Mormon missionary
- July 24, 2018

Missions are considered rites of passage for many Mormons. The 18-year-old man was said to have been taking selfie pictures with friends at Cape Solander when he lost his balance on slippery rocks and plunged 30ft into the sea below. He enjoyed teaching people and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. Zimmerman began serving in the Sydney , Australia Mission for the LDS Church in August of 2017. (more...)
US Former President George HW Bush offers condolences after doctor shot dead US Former President George HW Bush offers condolences after doctor shot dead
- July 24, 2018

Houston police are searching for the suspect who fatally shot the prominent cardiologist who treated former President George H.W. Bush. The gunman is still at large, and police have no idea what prompted the shooting. Medics rushed the cardiologist to a nearby hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead. If you have any information, call the Houston Police Department Homicide Division by phone at 713-308-3600. (more...)
North Korea begins dismantling Sohae Satellite Launching Station: 38 North North Korea begins dismantling Sohae Satellite Launching Station: 38 North
- July 24, 2018

But rocket engines are easily repurposed for use in missiles and outside observers say nuclear-armed Pyongyang's space program is a fig leaf for weapons tests. Brooks noted it has been nearly a year since the country's latest nuclear test, saying "it has been 235 days without provocation". "Now North Korea and the USA have started to have talks", she said. (more...)
Trump Attempts To Calm Fears: 'I Gave Up NOTHING' To Putin Trump Attempts To Calm Fears: 'I Gave Up NOTHING' To Putin
- July 24, 2018

M. Steven Fish, a professor of political science and longtime analyst of Russian politics, cited Mr. Trump's press conference last week in Helsinki, Finland, with Russian President Vladimir Putin . He later walked back the comment, saying he accepted "our intelligence community's conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place". (more...)
Pakistan election: Jailed PM Nawaz Sharif urgently needs doctor as health deteriorates Pakistan election: Jailed PM Nawaz Sharif urgently needs doctor as health deteriorates
- July 24, 2018

Durrani survived a suicide attack earlier this month that killed four people. A candidate from the party of Pakistan prime ministerial hopeful and former cricket star Imran Khan has been killed in a suicide attack. Kamran Yousaf spoke to TRT World about the security concerns in Pakistan. The PML-N president said that he, as Chief Minister Punjab, worked day in and day out for the betterment of the province while his brother, former PM Nawaz Sharif , did the same in center and are ... (more...)
Trump's national security adviser echoes warning to Iran Trump's national security adviser echoes warning to Iran
- July 24, 2018

The tweet was written in all capital letters. "We have a bit of a Goldilocks problem when it comes to Iran on a number of levels, and this is one of them", she said. "Rouhani said that the Americans should come to realize that establishing peace with Iran is the mother of all peace and waging war with the country is mother of all wars", reads the statement , which was released following steadily building tensions between the two countries. (more...)
Building collapse in Miami Beach injures one Building collapse in Miami Beach injures one
- July 24, 2018

Previous year the project's developers, Miami Beach Associates LLC initially requested a permit for demolition by implosion - something Miami Beach officials said they no longer allow. Miami Beach Fire Rescue confirmed with the crew responsible for the demolition that every worker has been accounted for. "The front of the building looked so flimsy the past couple days I was surprised it was able to stand", witness Adam Thompson said. (more...)
Greek Wildfire Kills At Least 20 Near Athens Greek Wildfire Kills At Least 20 Near Athens
- July 24, 2018

Several forest fires, fuelled by strong winds, are raging around Greece's capital, Athens, damaging homes, disrupting major transport links and sending people fleeing for their lives. "This is an extreme situation", said senior firefighter Achilleas Tzouvaras. A clip from Greek TV station Skai (see below) shows the Monday wildfire in Kineta burning residents' yards as they fled in cars and on mopeds. (more...)
Amazon UK chief foresees 'civil unrest' for no-deal Brexit Amazon UK chief foresees 'civil unrest' for no-deal Brexit
- July 24, 2018

The UK government has taken the somewhat unprecedented step of translating the executive summary of its Brexit White Paper into 22 European languages. "What we're not going to do, and I'm not going to get drawn into the selective snippets that are leaked and make hair-raising stories". 'There is obviously an attempt to try and ramp up the pressure'. (more...)
Indians Abroad Are Rashtradoots, Says PM Modi In Rwanda Indians Abroad Are Rashtradoots, Says PM Modi In Rwanda
- July 24, 2018

India extended United States dollars 200 million lines of credit to Rwanda as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with President Paul Kagame and discussed measures to boost the bilateral strategic ties by strengthening cooperation in defence, trade and agriculture sectors. (more...)
Feds have 12 tapes of Trump recorded by Michael Cohen Feds have 12 tapes of Trump recorded by Michael Cohen
- July 24, 2018

However, the conversation between Trump and Cohen was recorded weeks after The National Enquirer's parent company reached a $150,000 deal to pay McDougal for her story of a 2006 affair, which it never published. Monday's filing came from a court-appointed official who is reviewing claims by Cohen's and Trump's lawyers about which of the materials seized from Cohen are shielded by attorney-client privilege. (more...)
Ecuador May Boot Julian Assange…Will US Seek Extradition? Ecuador May Boot Julian Assange…Will US Seek Extradition?
- July 24, 2018

The withdrawal of asylum and physical ejection of Assange could come as early as this week . Assange repeatedly stated he was not opposed to facing the allegations in Sweden, but was afraid that Stockholm would deliver him to the U.S. Of late, however, its issues have increased due to Assange's behaviour. "The first priority would be to look after his health, which we think is deteriorating". (more...)
Donald Trump considers revoking ex-Obama officials' security clearance
- July 24, 2018

Hayden tweeted Monday that revoking his security clearance wouldn't "have any effect on what I say or write". Former officials apparently keep their clearances upon leaving the government. Mr Hayden said on Twitter after the announcement that even if the president made a decision to take away his clearance, it would not change anything he says or writes. (more...)
This is Modi's 'brutal New India': Rahul Gandhi on Alwar lynching case This is Modi's 'brutal New India': Rahul Gandhi on Alwar lynching case
- July 24, 2018

Alwar , a district where Chief Minister Vasudhara Raje has established Gauraksha police stations as first reported by The Citizen (and-now-in-rajasthan-gauraksha-police-chowkis-) has witnessed yet another lynching, this time of a 28 year old Haryana resident Akbar Khan, a Mayo Muslim. (more...)
United States struggling to convert N. Korea promises into progress, say experts United States struggling to convert N. Korea promises into progress, say experts
- July 24, 2018

On July 12, Haley's office sent evidence to the United Nations committee tasked with sanctions on Pyongyang that showed that North Korea breached United Nations sanctions by surpassing the annual cap for petroleum products, documents obtained by CBS News revealed. (more...)
Peace Process: Eritrea Appoints 1st Ambassador to Ethiopia Peace Process: Eritrea Appoints 1st Ambassador to Ethiopia
- July 24, 2018

Addisalem thought his Ethiopian passport would shield his Eritrean wife but she mysteriously disappeared along with their two daughters after two years. Thousands of Ethiopians lined the streets of Addis Ababa singing and chanting, wearing makeup with Eritrean and Ethiopian symbols or T-shirts with images of Afwerki and Ahmed. (more...)
Britain's new foreign minister warns of no-deal Brexit risk Britain's new foreign minister warns of no-deal Brexit risk
- July 24, 2018

Asked about European Commission comments that there were no arrangements in place for United Kingdom and EU expats in the event of no deal, Mr. Raab said: "Well, I think that's a rather irresponsible thing to be coming from the other side". (more...)
Trump Tweets it Looks Like his Campaign Spied Upon Illegally Trump Tweets it Looks Like his Campaign Spied Upon Illegally
- July 24, 2018

The 400 page warrant is heavily redacted and marks the first public disclosure of a highly sensitive FISA request. He said those involved in the FISA application process - including Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - need to answer serious questions about how and why the warrant was approved. (more...)
Shahid Afridi's daughters' message for Imran Khan from Dubai
- July 24, 2018

With just days left before Pakistan general elections 2018 kick off, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) president Shehbaz Sharif challenged the people of his country to change his name he fails to take his country, Pakistan ahead of its neighbour, India after he wins the following elections. (more...)

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