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Merkel's coalition on the brink over migration stand-off

German Chancellor and chairwoman of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Angela Merkel, announces new deal with Interior Minister and chairman of the German Christian Social Union (CDU), Horst Seehofer, in Berlin on Monday. She said Greece and Spain had agreed to take back migrants stopped at the Bavarian-Austrian border who were shown to have entered their countries first, a commitmen... [Full Article...]

Malaysia’s former ruling party picks old hand as new president

Malaysia’s former ruling party picks old hand as new president The National Front coalition that UMNO headed has since broken up after many component parties left. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, UMNO's acting president , received a call from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Thursday, informing him on the action on the bank accounts, the newspaper said. [Full Article...]

John Oliver on Justice Kennedy Retirement from SCOTUS: Everything Is Terrible Now

John Oliver on Justice Kennedy Retirement from SCOTUS: Everything Is Terrible Now Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett of IN, who is one of seven judges considered to be front-runners. The future orientation of the Supreme Court depends on who will succeed Kennedy, a conservative. She would be a key vote on Trump's pick for the Supreme Court in the closely divided Senate. It's likely the next nominee will sidestep the matter in a similar way. [Full Article...]

Andheri bridge collapses as incessant rain lash Mumbai

Andheri bridge collapses as incessant rain lash Mumbai Personnel of the fire brigade, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the Mumbai Police, the railway police and local ward of the BMC are at the spot and working to clear the debris and fix the damaged OHE, a civic official said. "Five people were reportedly injured, two of them seriously, and admitted to a nearby civic hospital", the BMC said in a statement. The collapse, in addition to l... [Full Article...]

Bolton: Trump will discuss election meddling with Putin

Bolton: Trump will discuss election meddling with Putin The US congressional delegation to Russia hopes for positive outcomes of the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump in Helsinki on July 16, Head of the US Congressional Delegation to Russia and Senator for Alabama Richard Shelby stated during a meeting with Governor of St. [Full Article...]

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested by anti-corruption officers

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested by anti-corruption officers Prosecutors in at least six countries, including the United States , have been investigating Najib's role in the disappearance of funds. Najib's arrest today and expected charge tomorrow takes place just under two months after the shock defeat of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition in the 14th general election on May 9 and nearly three years to the day the Wall Street Journal broke the 1MDB s... [Full Article...]

Trump won't lower flags to honour Capital Gazette victims: mayor

Trump won't lower flags to honour Capital Gazette victims: mayor The outlet's former attorney gave police mail he received at his law office on Monday, the newspaper's former publisher Thomas Marquardt told The Baltimore Sun . A Prince George's County judge threw the case out, but Ramos appealed to the Court of Special Appeals. Hiaasen said her husband's care for people and his character was reflected in the stories he wrote. [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime Day UK: Everything you need to know

Amazon Prime Day UK: Everything you need to know As the name suggests, this sale will be open only for Prime members of Amazon , and it will start at 12 PM on July 16. In an India first initiative, Amazon India is planning as many as 11 pop-up stores in malls across the country where online shoppers with the help of virtual reality headsets would be able to see the products before buying. [Full Article...]

French Gangster Uses Helicopter To Escape In Dramatic Prison Break

French Gangster Uses Helicopter To Escape In Dramatic Prison Break Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said that drones had been seen above the prison in recent months and it was possible that they had been used to plot Redoine Faid's escape . A notorious French criminal is on the run after pulling off a brazen escape in a helicopter from a prison near Paris . Faid also claimed to have learned from Hollywood heist movies, writing that he had watched the 1995 ... [Full Article...]

'Dead' woman found still breathing in morgue fridge

'Dead' woman found still breathing in morgue fridge The woman, from Gauteng, was immediately taken to Leratong Hospital in Krugersdorp, where she's receiving care. But when a morgue worker returned to check on the body in the fridge, he found the woman was breathing. According to News24 , mortuary technicians found her alive in a morgue fridge hours after the crash in which the victims' auto rolled, throwing all three occupants clear of the vehic... [Full Article...]

Families Belong Together march: Celebs, politicians, activists unite in LA

Families Belong Together march: Celebs, politicians, activists unite in LA There are concerns that records were not kept linking parents and children. According to the Associated Press , about 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from families have been reunited since May. For many New Yorkers, the issue hits close to home. Richard Singh Jr. says it took him 20 years to immigrate to Queens from Guyana. Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story ... [Full Article...]

1 dead, 9 others injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas

1 dead, 9 others injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas The U.S. Coast Guard Southeast reported it assisted the Royal Bahamas Police Force on Saturday after receiving a request for help. As his boat approached the smaller one, which was on a half-day tour, flames continued to race and more blasts thundered through the air, he said. [Full Article...]

Iran: No EU Offer on JCPOA Yet

Iran: No EU Offer on JCPOA Yet Yet the administration has downplayed whether its recent words of encouragement equate to an unequivocal call for regime change like the MEK desires. Following the U.S. exit, Iran and the remaining parties launched talks to save the accord. But Giuliani said Europe should be "ashamed" of itself. [Full Article...]

Thailand cave rescue: 13 found alive after 9 days

Thailand cave rescue: 13 found alive after 9 days Narongsak said rescue workers would now focus on the "rescue" phase and then a handover to medical teams waiting outside the cave. "Thank you", one of the boys says. The sudden and nearly traceless disappearance of the Wild Boar football team in northern Thailand on June 23 had kept the whole island nation on its toes for nine days, with parents and those who were glued to TV updates fearing t... [Full Article...]

German interior minister 'offers to resign' over migrants

German interior minister 'offers to resign' over migrants Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) rely on the CSU to maintain power through a coalition, also including the Social Democrats, formed three months ago after an election in September. Merkel, who has been Germany's chancellor since 2005, has often thwarted her opponents by assuming their positions, but on migration she can not do that to the same extent. [Full Article...]

Pompeo heading to North Korea again

Pompeo heading to North Korea again It occurred roughly a week after Kim's historic meeting with Trump in Singapore. Despite Trump's rosy post-summit declaration that the North no longer poses a nuclear threat, Washington and Pyongyang have yet to negotiate the terms under which it would relinquish the weapons that it developed over decades to deter the US. [Full Article...]

Evacuations ordered as winds fuel Northern California fires

Evacuations ordered as winds fuel Northern California fires The fire grew by more than 10,000 acres on Sunday, authorities said. By Monday that fire, which started on June 23, was 75 percent, Cal Fire said . 128, between the Monticello Dam and Pleasant Valley Road as well as areas north of Hwy. 63 to County Rd 76 west of Highway 16 and the Murphy Ranch area. "If you can't smell smoke you're usually going to be OK", Black said. It looks like a movie. [Full Article...]

Manhunt After Notorious Inmate Escapes From French Prison By Helicopter

Manhunt After Notorious Inmate Escapes From French Prison By Helicopter Two of the men reportedly burst into the visiting room while the third waited in the prison courtyard and watched over the helicopter pilot, a flying instructor whose chopper the men hijacked in a nearby airfield. In the 1990s, Faid led a criminal gang involved in the armed robbery of banks and armoured vans transporting cash. Faid is believed to have fled in a vehicle with the armed accomplices, ... [Full Article...]

Now, 5 Lynched By Villagers In Maharashtra Over Child-Lifting Rumours

Now, 5 Lynched By Villagers In Maharashtra Over Child-Lifting Rumours They attack any unknown persons who are seriously injured or killed in the mob violence. "We have arrested 10 people". The officer expressed his appreciation for the owners of the mill Afreen Sizing Works and Rasheed Rationwala for saving the five from the mob. [Full Article...]

Cabinet minister reaches compromise with Merkel

Cabinet minister reaches compromise with Merkel It is unclear what effect Seehofer's resignation as interior minister and CSU leader, if he goes through with it, would have on the two conservative parties' governing coalition with the centre-left Social Democrats. On lighter desks ahead of the independence day holidays, EUR/USD has been on the backfoot at the start of this week following Germany's interior minister threatening to resign despi... [Full Article...]


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