London Mayor Khan Backs Corbyn Challenger for Labour Leadership – Bloomberg

London Mayor Khan Backs Corbyn Challenger for Labour Leadership – Bloomberg

London Mayor Sadiq Khan called on members of the U.K. opposition Labour Party to oust Jeremy Corbyn as their leader in a vote that starts Monday, saying Corbyn is “extremely unlikely” to lead Labour back to power. Khan, who is the most powerful Labour politician to hold elected office, called on Labour members to support […]

Islamic State defector brings ‘goldmine’ of details on 22000 supporters – Reuters

LONDON A disillusioned former member of Islamic State has passed a stolen memory stick of documents identifying 22,000 supporters in over 50 countries to a British journalist, a leak that could help the West target Islamist fighters planning attacks. Leaks of such detailed information about Islamic State are rare and give Britain’s spies a potential […]

Shooting Near Pittsburgh Kills 5 and Wounds 3 at Party – New York Times

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Ukrainian Pilot on Hunger Strike Agrees to Take Water – New York Times

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Migrant crisis: Merkel condemns closure of Balkan route – BBC News

Migrant crisis: Merkel condemns closure of Balkan route – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mrs Merkel said “Greece cannot bear the weight for long” German Chancellor Angela Merkel has blamed European nations for “unilaterally” shutting the Balkan route for migrants. She said this had put Greece in a “very difficult situation” and such decisions should be taken by the whole of the EU. Austria, […]

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 15 near Afghan market – Reuters

KABUL A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed at least 15 people and wounded 38 near a busy marketplace in northwest Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said. No one claimed responsibility, but Taliban militants have regularly use suicide bombers to attack Afghan government and foreign troops in the area. The main target was believed to be […]