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France records all-time hottest temperature at 45 degrees celsius

France records all-time hottest temperature at 45 degrees celsius

They warned that the affected area could increase as much as fivefold because of the fierce heat and winds. The new record makes France just the seventh European country to have recorded a plus 45 d...

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Several injured in bomb attacks in Tunisia

Several injured in bomb attacks in Tunisia

The aide, Firas Guefrech , also said on Thursday that Essebsi's condition was "stable". Meanwhile on Friday, the day after the attack in Tunis that was claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and ...

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Situation 'incredibly tense' in Sea-Watch stand off

Situation 'incredibly tense' in Sea-Watch stand off

Captain Carola Rackete defied the refusal of Italian authorities to let the rescue vessel, which had rescued 53 people on June 12, enter Italian waters thereby risking a Euro 50 000 fine. Interior Min...

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Sulfuric acid leaked from derailed train auto

Sulfuric acid leaked from derailed train auto

Sarnia's Primary Control Group met at city police headquarters Friday afternoon and reported that one tank vehicle containing sulphuric acid was breached in the tunnel but contamination was contained ...

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Police identify person of interest in Mackenzie Lueck case

Police identify person of interest in Mackenzie Lueck case

After the arrest, Brown said he called Lueck's parents, Greg and Diana Lueck. "We recognize how scary this must be for those who know and love Ms. According to his LinkedIn account, Ajayi is a for...

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Xi has list of demands to settle US-China trade war

Xi has list of demands to settle US-China trade war

According to the lead Japanese negotiator, he agreed to speed up talks with the United States following a meeting with US Trade Representative Robert Ligthizer. Experts in Asian trade tell FOX Busines...

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Charlottesville car attack: James Alex Fields Jr jailed for life

Charlottesville car attack: James Alex Fields Jr jailed for life

The charges included one count of a hate crime act that resulted in the death of Heyer, and 28 counts of hate crime acts that caused bodily injury and involved an attempt to kill other people within t...

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Stonewall and LGBT 50 years on: Have we come far enough?

Stonewall and LGBT 50 years on: Have we come far enough?

A new photo art exhibit is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the beginning of the LGBTQ+ movement. VOA's Julie Taboh has more. She spearheaded the Stonewall Inn Gives B...

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Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ this weekend

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ this weekend

A USA special envoy has said the United States is ready to hold constructive talks with North Korea to follow through on a denuclearisation agreement reached by the two countries a year ago. In an i...

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Castro, O’Rourke both hit Texas capital after debate dustup

Castro, O’Rourke both hit Texas capital after debate dustup

Mr. O' Rourke himself was singled out by other candidates , such as former Obama administration official Julián Castro over the issue of immigration and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio over...

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FAA finds new potential risk in Boeing 737 Max planes

FAA finds new potential risk in Boeing 737 Max planes

The Federal Aviation Administration's process is created to discover and highlight potential risks , it said on Wednesday. The latest flaw in the plane's computer system was discovered by Fede...

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Life sentence for white supremacist over fatal Charlottesville car attack

Prosecutors said Fields was remorseless after the attack - telling the court that in a December 2017, he called his mother from jail and blasted Mrs Bro for her activism after her daughtered was kille...

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Katy man arrested in David Ortiz shooting

Katy man arrested in David Ortiz shooting

The roughly $8,000 assassination was ordered against Ortiz's pal, David Fernandez, by Gomez Vasquez, who believed Fernandez had been snitching on him to U.S. "Our Dominican Republic National Police an...

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Mueller to Give Back-to-Back Testimony. 'It Never Ends,' Trump Says

Mueller to Give Back-to-Back Testimony. 'It Never Ends,' Trump Says

Mr Mueller last month said he did not wish to testify publicly. "And now, every American will get to hear directly from Mueller". Jim Braude was joined by former Assistant U.S. Their unwillingness t...

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Trump demands that India withdraw tariffs ahead of his meeting with Modi

Trump demands that India withdraw tariffs ahead of his meeting with Modi

The talks between Donald Trump and Narendra Modi at the sidelines of the G-20 meeting was never going to be easy."There's a nagging misconception". Last year, the U.S. had significantly increase...

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Supreme Court Blocks Trump's 2020 Census Citizenship Question-For Now

Supreme Court Blocks Trump's 2020 Census Citizenship Question-For Now

But given Secretary Wilbur Ross's deception, a lower court must reopen the question of whether his argument is sound. He threw a mini-fit on Twitter (as is his wont), threatening to delay the censu...

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G20 leaders at odds over trade, geopolitical issues

G20 leaders at odds over trade, geopolitical issues

The G-20 leaders are meeting at a time of profound tensions over trade, globalization and Iran's collapsing nuclear deal. Even as the two leaders prepared for the visit, the number of Chinese milita...

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Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France

The fire raged just seven kilometres from the Asco nuclear plant, but officials said the site was not at risk since winds were blowing the flames away from it and it was located on the other side of a...

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Biden criticised over race at Democratic debate

Biden criticised over race at Democratic debate

He was joined in the debate by nine other presidential candidates, including Senators Bernie Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist from Vermont, Kirsten Gillibrand of NY and Michael Benne...

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Marianne Williamson gains attention during heated Dem debate with unique performance

Marianne Williamson gains attention during heated Dem debate with unique performance

While most of her Democratic debate rivals offered specific proposals when asked by moderator Chuck Todd what issue they would push first as president, Ms Williamson suggested phoning an ally. So I ha...

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A heat wave swept Europe

A heat wave swept Europe

Meteorologists say hot air drawn in from northern Africa is responsible, caused by high pressure over central Europe and a storm stalling over the Atlantic. In Paris , fountains and sprinklers conn...

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Leonardo DiCaprio's Instagram post draws global attention to Chennai water crisis

Leonardo DiCaprio's Instagram post draws global attention to Chennai water crisis

The Oscar-winning actor shared a post from BBC News with a picture of a dried-up well in the city surrounded by women with empty pots on the photo-sharing platform Instagram. "Officials in the city ...

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Boris Johnson censored by BBC over French 'turds' insult in Brexit row

Boris Johnson censored by BBC over French 'turds' insult in Brexit row

Senior diplomats also reportedly went further in private, saying the term would infuriate French president Emmanuel Macron, making it even harder for the United Kingdom to get a good Brexit deal. Even...

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United States regulatory agency finds new problem on troubled Boeing 737 MAX jets

United States regulatory agency finds new problem on troubled Boeing 737 MAX jets

Meanwhile on Thursday, Boeing lawyers said they were negotiating settlements with the families of dozens of Lion Air crash victims, meaning the planemaker can avoid prolonged and potentially costly co...

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Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave

Firefighters say that high temperatures and a drop in humidity will likely fan the flames. Upwards of 50 people have been evacuated because of the blaze, which is considered to be the worst the regi...

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Three dead in California Ford dealership shooting

Three dead in California Ford dealership shooting

Sgt. Bill Norman, a supervisor for the investigation team, said there were no other suspects and that the scene had been secured. While clearing the scene, they learned of two more subjects inside...

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Manafort pleads not guilty to NY mortgage fraud charges

Manafort pleads not guilty to NY mortgage fraud charges

Attorneys for Manafort hoped to obtain a blanket waiver at the proceeding Thursday for Manafort to decline to attend any pretrial hearings, but - at the state's request - Judge Maxwell Wiley said he w...

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Warning downgraded to severe thunderstorm watch for Greater Sudbury area

Warning downgraded to severe thunderstorm watch for Greater Sudbury area

Environment Canada released the alert at 9.30 a.m. The watches for Gananoque, Mallorytown, Westport and Charleston Lake were lifted at about 5:45. At least one funnel cloud was spotted developing ov...

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Tunisia's President Essebsi 'seriously ill', hospitalised

Tunisia's President Essebsi 'seriously ill', hospitalised

AFP reported that the first attack left body parts across the road around a police auto, some 200 metres from the French embassy. Armed police have since cordoned off the areas. Citizens of the Tuni...

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Dalai Lama criticizes Donald Trump for having 'lack of moral principle'

Dalai Lama criticizes Donald Trump for having 'lack of moral principle'

The Dalai Lama has expressed concern over Europe becoming a "Muslim country" or an "African country". In that interview with the BBC , the Dalai Lama also recalled telling a French journalist a dec...

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