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Britain's May demands major investigation after deadly fire

Tuesday  16:06,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday there must be a "major national investigation" into the use of potentiallyLONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday there must be a "major national investigation" into the[...]

Two alpinists reported missing on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

Tuesday  15:31,   27 june 2017
AFP

Two alpinists, a Spaniard and an Argentinian, have gone missing, mountaineering experts said."Alberto Zerain, a Spanish alpinist, and Mariano Galvan, an Argentinian national, went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat," the world’s ninth[...]

Google Pixel 2 Specs Might Have Already Been Revealed

Tuesday  14:06,   27 june 2017
International Business Times

Both of Google's new Pixel 2 phones, codenamed walleye and taimen, will feature Snapdragon 835 processors and 4GB of RAM.Google’s Pixel 2 phones are shrouded in mystery, but a new report may have given everyone a glimpse of their[...]

Merkel paves way for gay marriage vote

Tuesday  13:41,   27 june 2017
BBC News

<p>German MPs are pressing Chancellor Angela Merkel for a free vote in parliament soon on legalising same-sex marriage, after she signalled a shift in her party's position on it.</p>Mrs Merkel surprised the German media by saying she[...]

World food security risks 'growing'

Tuesday  13:21,   27 june 2017
BBC News

Food supply chains are increasingly reliant on 14 vulnerable "chokepoints", a report says.UK-based Chatham House says more needs to be done to protect key transport routes such as the Panama Canal, the Suez Canal and the Turkish[...]

Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligence

Tuesday  12:10,   27 june 2017
Reuters

A colonel in Ukraine's military intelligence was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev on Tuesday, the defense ministry said, describing the incident as a "terrorist act."Police said an explosive device in the vehicle blew up at 0516[...]

Swiss call time out in push on EU ties as Brexit talks begin

Tuesday  12:00,   27 june 2017
Reuters

<p>Switzerland's drive to clinch a sweeping treaty putting its ties with the European Union on firmer footing has run aground as mainstream conservative parties get cold feet ahead of Britain's divorce talks with the EU.</p>A new[...]

Troops in Myanmar's Rakhine on high alert after killings of Rohingya

Tuesday  11:40,   27 june 2017
Reuters

<p>Troops in Myanmar's northeastern Rakhine state were put on high alert on Tuesday, police and sources said, after nearly 200 Rakhine Buddhist villagers fled the area after a recent spate of killings and amid fears of fresh attacks by[...]

U.N. rights boss criticizes May, Trump and Duterte

Tuesday  11:40,   27 june 2017
Reuters

The top United Nations human rights official has criticized Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May for her election campaign remarks suggesting that laws could be overturned if they stymied the fight against terrorism. "Whatever the intention[...]

Mongolia's losing presidential candidate demands recount

Tuesday  11:40,   27 june 2017
AFP

Mongolia's third-place finisher in the presidential vote demanded a recount on Tuesday, claiming fraud after election officials declared he had narrowly lost a spot in a runoff poll next month. Insane 0% intro APR until 2019 Apply Today [...]

Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting _ bear hugs

Tuesday  11:35,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

President Donald Trump should have been ready as he met with India's prime minister, an unabashed hugger.Smiling widely at a news conference Monday during a visit to Washington, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the president's outstretched arm[...]

China's treatment of sick activist raises fears for others

Tuesday  10:46,   27 june 2017
AFP

China's treatment of cancer-stricken democracy activist Liu Xiaobo reflects Beijing's hardening crackdown on political dissent and heightens concern over lesser-known campaigners still languishing in jail, supporters say. Liu, who was[...]

In Greek port, migrants play cat and mouse with police

Tuesday  10:46,   27 june 2017
AFP

Khalid, a 13-year-old from Afghanistan, spends his days in squalor repeatedly trying to scale a metal fence separating him from the better life he dreams about at night. Cards With Massive Rewards And No Annual Fees See The Cards [...]

Dreaded WWII Zero fighter takes to the skies over Japan

Tuesday  10:45,   27 june 2017
AFP

Salvaged from the Papua New Guinean jungle, a restored World War II Japanese Zero fighter has taken to the skies over the land that gave birth to the once-feared warplane. The aircraft -- emblazoned with tell-tale rising sun symbols -- is one of[...]

N.Korea likens Trump to Hitler

Tuesday  10:33,   27 june 2017
AFP

North Korea compared US President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler on Tuesday in its latest diatribe, amid high tensions over Pyongyang's military ambitions and ahead of a visit to Washington by South Korea's new leader.The latest attack came a[...]