FRENCH Prime Minister Edouard Philippe struggled to explain yesterday how the man who died carrying out Monday’s Champs-Elysees terror attack had a gun licence.
Two police officials identified the attacker as Adam Djaziri from the Paris suburb of Argenteuil, saying he had been on...
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
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US STRATEGIC bombers made another show of force to North Korea yesterday a day after recently freed US tourist Otto Warmbier died in hospital after being flown home.
Two bombers flew over South Korea yesterday in a now-ritual display to the north.
In the US city of Cincinnati,...
THE International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expressed its “deep condolences” yesterday to two journalists killed by a landmine in Iraq.
French journalist Stephan Villeneuve and Iraqi Kurdish “fixer” Bakhtiyar Haddad were covering the Iraqi army’s bid...
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed yesterday to save the widely opposed TTIP trade deal.
She told top bosses she would seek a broad agreement on trade at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg on July 7-8, amid business concern that US President Donald Trump will quash the deal.
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CUBAN Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez rejected President Donald Trump’s new policy toward the island yesterday, declaring: “We will never negotiate under pressure or under threat.”
He also refused the US president’s demand to return US fugitives who have...
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
PRESIDENT Moon Jae In scrapped plans for new nuclear power plants yesterday, signalling a shift in decades of South Korea’s reliance on nuclear energy.
He said that the country would move away from nuclear energy and not seek to extend the life of existing plants.
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Six more in dock in coup backlash
TURKEY: Newspaper editor Ahmet Altan, his brother Mehmet Altan, an economics professor and writer, and prominent journalist Nazli Ilicak were among people put on trial in Istanbul yesterday on charges relating to last...
GREECE and Turkey held an icy summit in Athens yesterday, failing to agree on a number of questions.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim that airspace violations over the Aegean Sea must stop because they increase risks of a military...