Monday, July 22, 2019
Severe wintry weather is expected to continue this week as more than 75million people have been put under winter alerts. The weather system, named Winter Storm Nadia, dumped more snow on the already blanketed Pacific Northwest on Monday and Tuesday, and is currently spreading a wintry mess over...
Meanwhile the country’s President, Hassan Rouhani, has said the country needs to feel as if it is in a “war situation”, vowing never to “give in” in the face of US sanctions. Mr Khamenei, who succeeded Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini after his death in 1989, praised Iran’s “glorious and mighty”...
US Vice President Mike Pence is leading talks on the Middle East in Warsaw this week which focus on Iran’s nuclear ambitions and regional stability. The Ayatollah’s comments came as some Arab nations began warming to historic foe Israel at the summit where Iran was slammed as “not...
Paris will ask the European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, to allow the border controls to be extended beyond this May, when the legal basis for the current measures expires, the interior security chief said, adding that France’s upcoming role as G7 host made it a prime target...
Mattel has brought out new figurines with more than 100 looks, including a doll in a wheelchair and one with a removable prosthetic leg. The toymaker’s new designs, which also include dolls with braided hair and different body types, have been launched as part of the brand’s 60th anniversary...
Mrs Merkel relinquished control of the Christian Democratic Union in December, handing over the leadership reigns to her protege Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. She promised to stay on as Chancellor until the next general election, in 2021, despite previously saying the role of party leader and Chancellor go hand-in-hand. Speaking...
A tree in memory of Ilan Halimi — a young Jew murdered and tortured in 2006 — was cut in two (Image: Getty Images)The hateful vandalism and graffiti in and around Paris over the weekend came as the interior ministry announced that anti-Jewish violence had surged by 74...
Guzman, 59, was found guilty of 10 charges, including running a criminal enterprise, by jurors following a three-month trial in New York on Tuesday. The narcotics kingpin is expected to be sent to a high-security Colorado prison dubbed the ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies” about 90 miles south of...
The fishermen are particularly worried about the seas surrounding the northern region of Galicia, as well as the waters close to the Falklands, where 120 boats and 15,000 fishermen work. More than two thirds of the Spanish fishing fleet operating in British waters are registered in Galicia. It...
The latest bipartisan deal reportedly includes $1.37billion for new border fencing along 55 miles of the frontier with Mexico - but not the $5.7billion President Trump had demanded to build his promised concrete wall. The White House said it was not clear whether Mr Trump would sign the...