Trump renews attack on London mayor over terror attack

Image copyright PA Image caption This is not the first time the two men have argued in public US President Donald Trump has again lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan over his assurances to Londoners following a terror attack. Mr Khan had said people should not be alarmed by an increased police presence on […]

Bill Cosby’s trial for sexual assault begins in Pennsylvania

Media captionCosby was accompanied by Cosby Show co-star Keshia Knight Pulliam The trial of US comedian and actor Bill Cosby for sexual assault has begun in Pennsylvania. Former university employee Andrea Constand alleges he drugged and molested her in 2004. Mr Cosby, 79, says he is innocent and the encounter was consensual. The trial is […]

Florida shootings: Five killed by sacked employee

Image copyright Reuters Five people have been killed in a shooting at an Orlando industrial estate, police in Florida say. They say the gunman was a former employee at a store on the estate who was sacked in April. He took his own life after the killings. There is no suggestion the killer was a […]

Trump climate deal: Modi vows to go beyond Paris accord

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Narendra Modi (left) met Emmanuel Macron in Paris Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed his country will go “above and beyond” the 2015 Paris accord on combating climate change. Speaking at a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Modi described the agreement as part of “our duty […]

Malaysia gay ‘prevention’ competition seeks videos

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Homosexual activity is illegal in Malaysia under both secular and religious laws The Malaysian government has defended its decision to encourage young people to make videos about “preventing” homosexuality. A competition launched on the health ministry’s website offers up to $1,000 (£780) for the best videos tackling “gender confusion”. […]

Trump ‘to announce Paris climate deal pullout’

Image copyright EPA President Donald Trump will shortly announce that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, US media report. The move will follow UN procedures and take up to four years, the reports say. Mr Trump said during last year’s presidential election campaign that he would take the step to help […]

Resorts World Manila: Shooting heard at leisure complex

Image copyright EPA Image caption A policeman stands by outside the Resorts World Manila complex There have been reports of gunfire and explosions at a tourist complex in the Philippines. Police and Swat teams were deployed to Resorts World Manila at about 01:30 local time (17:30 GMT), according to CNN Philippines. Staff at one hotel […]

‘Gay’ vultures become parents in Amsterdam zoo

Image copyright ARTIS Image caption A vulture chick from a previous hatching at the zoo A Dutch zoo says two male vultures in a long-standing relationship have become parents after successfully hatching an egg. Staff gave the gay griffon vultures an abandoned egg, which they cared for in their nest for two months. Zoo keeper […]

Putin: Patriotic Russians may be involved in hacking

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Putin suggested Russian hackers might target ‘those who speak ill of Russia’ Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested “patriotic” Russian citizens might be engaged in hacking. Such individuals might be joining “the justified fight against those speaking ill of Russia,” he said. Like “artists” who get up and paint […]

Trump delays moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Image copyright AFP Image caption Successive US administrations have said Jerusalem’s status must be decided by negotiations President Donald Trump has decided to delay moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, despite promising to do so during the election. He renewed a waiver for a law requiring the relocation, as his […]

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