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Metoffice issue amber heatwave warning for Isle of Wight

Metoffice issue amber heatwave warning for Isle of Wight It comes after an amber "heat health watch" warning was issued for parts of England with people advised to stay out of the sun for the remainder of the working week. The conditions will create "increased potential for serious heat-related illnesses, especially for the young and elderly, those performing outdoor activities, as well as those without access to air conditioning", forecaster said. [Full Article...]

Israel Shoots Down Syrian Jet Fighter

The David's Sling failed to intercept either missile . The plane crashed in Syrian territory. 'It was shot down and it crashed, ' Israeli military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus told reporters. Minutes before the reported shootdown, Syria's state-run Al-Ikhbariya TV was broadcasting footage from the fence demarcating the United Nations buffer zone between Syrian and Israeli fo... [Full Article...]

At least 100 missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse

At least 100 missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse Map of Laos locating a dam collapse on July 23. "We are running an emergency team and planning to help evacuate and rescue residents in villages near the dam", a SK Engineering & Construction spokesman told Reuters by telephone. The remaining 10 percent of power would be sold to the local grid under an agreement between the PNPC and the Electricite du Laos. Under the terms of construction, P... [Full Article...]

Trump’s laughable targeting of security clearances

Trump’s laughable targeting of security clearances Ms Sanders said they were being considered for having "politicised and in some cases monetised their public service and security clearances" - and "making baseless accusations" against the president. While standing next to Putin, Trump had openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for meddling in the 2016 USA election, and seemed to accept Putin's insist... [Full Article...]

North Korea removes key facilities at missile launching station

North Korea removes key facilities at missile launching station The complex north of the capital, Pyongyang, has been used to develop technologies for the North's intercontinental ballistic missile program and therefore the dismantling represents "a significant confidence building measure", according to the analysis by defense expert Joseph Bermudez Jr. [Full Article...]

Israel rebuffs Russian offer to keep Iranian forces from Golan

Russian Federation has offered to keep Iranian forces in Syria away from the border with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights but Israel wants Tehran to completely withdraw, an Israeli official said Tuesday. The first alert on Monday was sounded becuase Israel said there were two incoming Syrian rockets, but they fell short. An initial army investigation found that the system identified the two Russ... [Full Article...]

Amber heatwave alert for Surrey and Hampshire

Amber heatwave alert for Surrey and Hampshire The mercury reached a remarkable high of 33.3C in Suffolk on Monday - the hottest temperature of the year so far - as Britain boiled in another day of roasting weather . They warned this could spell danger for fruit crops in hedgerows and woods and for the animals that feed on them. But the heat is not due to reach its peak until Thursday or Friday. [Full Article...]

Following Trump's warning, Iran's FM tweets back: 'Be Cautious!'

Following Trump's warning, Iran's FM tweets back: 'Be Cautious!' Addressing a gathering of Iranian diplomats on Sunday, Rouhani said: "Mr Trump, don't play with the lion's tail , this would only lead to regret", state news agency IRNA reported . In a speech late on Sunday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced Iran's leaders as a "mafia" and promised unspecified backing for Iranians unhappy with their government. [Full Article...]

Devastating photos show the impact of deadly wildfires in Athens

Devastating photos show the impact of deadly wildfires in Athens More than 60 people were killed in 2007 when huge fires swept across the southern Peloponnese region. Hundreds of firefighters are battling the blazes and the authorities are seeking worldwide assistance. Boats plucked another 19 people alive from the water. "It reminded me of the eruption at Pompeii - exactly that - and I said "my God, we must run to save ourselves and nothing else". [Full Article...]

Alwar Lynching: Rakbar Khan's Friend Heard Mob Claiming They Were MLA's Men

Alwar Lynching: Rakbar Khan's Friend Heard Mob Claiming They Were MLA's Men Khan narrated the incident to policemen who arrived at the spot. He collapsed while talking to the police and was declared dead at the CHC hospital in Ramgarh. He said, " What happened to the Sikhs in 1984, it was the biggest incident of mob lynching in this country". Earlier in the day, Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal poked a controversy after he said such incidents are a reaction to Prime Mi... [Full Article...]

Satellite images suggest North Korea dismantling key rocket launch site

Satellite images suggest North Korea dismantling key rocket launch site Two days later fewer vehicles are present and the test stand superstructure has been completely dismantled, leaving only the base, which is also in the process of being removed, it added. "But it's evident through words and action that the intent to use them has changed". "That should really be a two-way street of militarily relevant confidence building measures ... [Full Article...]

Miami Beach building collapses, injuring one person

Miami Beach building collapses, injuring one person The building that went down is at 5775 Collins Avenue, according to Miami Beach Fire Department officials. The 12-story Marlborough House, situated at Collins Ave and 57th street, was to be torn down for construction of a new oceanfront building. [Full Article...]

Why Amazon Is Warning the U.K. Government About 'Civil Unrest'

Why Amazon Is Warning the U.K. Government About 'Civil Unrest' It comes after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab did not deny reported Whitehall plans to stockpile foods and medicines and close a major motorway in Kent to turn it into a lorry park, as emergency contingency measures. If that happened "the only person rejoicing would be Putin", he said. "'Project Fear Mark III', I think it is now". Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany wanted to... [Full Article...]

'We were unlucky': Greece asks for help as twin wildfires kill dozens

'We were unlucky': Greece asks for help as twin wildfires kill dozens A Reuters witness earlier saw at least four dead on a narrow road clogged with cars heading to the safe haven of a nearby beach. The official count from the blaze in the community of Mati, before the morning discovery, was 24. Near the town of Marathon, several residents fled to safety along the beach, while some 600 children were evacuated from holiday camps in the area. [Full Article...]

Judge Unseals Identities of Witnesses Immunized to Testify Against Paul Manafort

Judge Unseals Identities of Witnesses Immunized to Testify Against Paul Manafort The trial, which had been scheduled to start Wednesday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, has been moved to July 31. "I'm not in the theater business", Ellis said. "People can be fair and impartial no matter who they voted for". Manafort's lawyers have sought to exclude some of the exhibits, arguing they are irrelevant and would prejudice the jurors, but Mueller's office said the docume... [Full Article...]

At least 20 die in wildfires raging near Athens

At least 20 die in wildfires raging near Athens Greece has since sought global assistance from the European Union to assist with containing the fires. The army was drafted in on Monday afternoon to help fight the blazes. Tsipras said "all emergency forces have been mobilised" to battle fires along at least three fronts. There was no official figure on how many people were evacuated overall. [Full Article...]

N Korea 'begins dismantling' rocket launch site

N Korea 'begins dismantling' rocket launch site According to satellite images from 38 North released Monday night, key aspects of the Sohae Satellite Launching Station - including the launch pad - are being dismantled. "Discussions are ongoing and they're going very well", Trump told reporters Tuesday. It comes as the U.S. media reported that Donald Trump is somehow unhappy with the denuclearization progress of the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Security stepped up ahead of Pakistan's election

Security stepped up ahead of Pakistan's election PMLN candidates claim they have been ordered to defect from the party amid a systematic campaign of intimidation by agents of Pakistan's "deep state". Dr Azhar Kiani and Dr Hamid Sharif Khan, who carried out the medical examination of the PML-N supremo, requested that Nawaz Sharif be shifted to a cardiology institute in Rawalpindi. [Full Article...]

Lebanese analyst: US, Iran on 'brink of war'

Lebanese analyst: US, Iran on 'brink of war' In his monologue on "The Five", Greg Gutfeld said the media appears "confuse [d]" over the fact President Trump's approval rating rose a small amount over the short term, in spite of the much-criticized summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump aide denies being Russian agent

Ex-Trump aide denies being Russian agent The documents show two requests to extend the surveillance of Page were approved by his appointees in the department, including Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. 'Republicans must get tough now. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that Trump was "obviously" referring to allegations of collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian agents. [Full Article...]


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