US Military Plane Crash Kills 16 Persons In Mississippi

At least 16 people have died after a US military plane crashed in the southern state of Mississippi last night.The crash occurred in LeFlore County, about 100 miles north of the state capital, Jackson.The County’s Emergency Management Director, Fred Randle, said all 16 victims were on the Marine Corps aircraft and there were no survivors.Mississippi […]

Columbia’s President Santos grants Farc members amnesty

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos has signed a decree granting amnesty to another 3,600 members of the Farc rebel group, which last year reached a peace deal with the government.It is the third and final amnesty decree signed by Mr. Santos.More than 7,000 rebels in total have been granted amnesty or released from prison as […]

Email ‘linked Kremlin to Trump son meeting’ – New York Times

Donald Trump Junior was informed that information offered by a Russian lawyer was part of a Russian government effort to help his father’s election campaign, the New York Times reports.Publicist Rob Goldstone, who arranged the 2016 meeting, reportedly stated this in an email.Mr. Trump Jr has defended the meeting, at which the lawyer offered to […]

US Military Plane Crash Kills 16 Persons In Mississippi

At least 16 people have died after a US military plane crashed in the southern state of Mississippi last night.The crash occurred in LeFlore County, about 100 miles north of the state capital, Jackson.The County’s Emergency Management Director, Fred Randle, said all 16 victims were on the Marine Corps aircraft and there were no survivors.Mississippi […]

Donald Trump backtracks on Russia joint cybersecurity unit

US President, Donald Trump has backtracked on a proposal to work with Russia to create an “impenetrable” cybersecurity unit to prevent election hacking.Hours after promoting the idea on Sunday, the US president said that he did not think it could actually happen.The idea of a partnership with Russia was ridiculed by senior Republicans.It comes after […]

UN Chief “deeply committed” to addressing plight of Ukrainian people

The UN Secretary-General said on Sunday he was “deeply committed” to help alleviate the suffering of the Ukrainian people.António Guterres was speaking in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, after meeting President Petro Poroshenko.With around 1.7 million civilians internally-displaced following three years of conflict in the east of the country, he pledged more UN support for humanitarian activities, […]

Italy: ‘Seven Missing’ Following Building Collapse

At least seven people are missing following a building collapse near the southern Italian city of Naples. Two children are said to be among those being searched for. Rescuers have been digging by hand to try to reach them.According to reports, the first two floors of the building were undergoing renovation work, so nobody has […]

G20: Trump And Putin To Meet Face To Face For First Time

US President Donald Trump is to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for the first time at a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. They have both said they want to repair ties damaged by the crises in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election. Climate change and international trade […]

Oral Sex Producing Unstoppable Bacteria

Oral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhoea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organization has said. It warns that if someone contracts gonorrhoea, it is now much harder to treat, and in some cases impossible. The sexually transmitted infection is rapidly developing resistance to antibiotics. Experts said the […]

Trump: Western Civilisation Is At Stake

US President Donald Trump is to argue that the future of Western civilisation is at stake in a keynote speech in the Polish capital Warsaw. Holding up Poland as an example of a country ready to defend Western freedoms, he will warn against the threats of “terrorism and extremism”. Poland’s conservative government shares Mr Trump’s […]

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