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Novichok used in Wiltshire 'could remain active after 50 years'

Novichok used in Wiltshire 'could remain active after 50 years'

The nerve agent that killed a Wiltshire woman could last for 50 years if it remains in a container, Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer has said. Neil Basu told a packed public meeting in Amesbury that no forensic link had been established between the novichok that poisoned Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley and that which led […]

South Korea Suspends Nationwide Civilian Defense Drills to Aid North Korea Talks

South Korea Suspends Nationwide Civilian Defense Drills to Aid North Korea Talks

(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea has suspended its summertime civil defense drills aimed at preparing against a North Korean attack to keep alive a positive atmosphere for nuclear diplomacy with the North. Seoul’s decision on Tuesday to “temporarily suspend” the nationwide civilian drills had been anticipated since the United States and South Korea halted […]

Japan floods: At least 100 dead after record rainfall

Japan floods: At least 100 dead after record rainfall

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJapan’s military have been airlifting people to safety from the flood waters At least 100 people are thought to have died after record rainfall caused flooding and landslides in western Japan, a government spokesman says. More than 50 others are believed to be missing, the Japan Times […]

Senate Dem 'very concerned' about what Trump might 'give away' in Putin meeting

Senate Dem 'very concerned' about what Trump might 'give away' in Putin meeting

Senate Dem ‘very concerned’ about what Trump might ‘give away’ in Putin meeting  The Hill NATO, Russia, friends, enemies: Trump reshuffles the deck  Yahoo News Transatlantic ties hang in the balance as Trump comes to Europe  AOL Nato’s two problems: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin  Livemint Off to Europe: Trump to meet worried NATO heads, then Putin  Chicago Tribune Full […]

Croatia set up last-four clash with England after edging out hosts Russia

Croatia set up last-four clash with England after edging out hosts Russia

Croatia set up last-four clash with England after edging out hosts Russia BelfastTelegraph.co.uk England will face Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals after Zlatko Dalic’s side beat hosts Russia 4-3 on penalties following a 2-2 draw in their last-eight match in Sochi. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/world-cup/croatia-set-up-lastfour-clash-with-england-after-edging-out-hosts-russia-37091804.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/world-cup/article37091802.ece/40b6c/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_634e8cc2-84a1-43f0-9749-2282f57974e2_1 Email England will face Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals after […]

Mexican drug baron lawyer asks to push back trial

Mexican drug baron lawyer asks to push back trial

The lawyer for imprisoned drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on Friday asked for his client’s trial to be postponed, arguing that thousands of new documents produced by the prosecution would make it impossible to prepare the defense in time. In a motion filed Friday, lawyer Eduardo Balarezo said he learned Tuesday that the US […]

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vows to get details of nuke commitment on North Korea visit

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vows to get details of nuke commitment on North Korea visit

Andrew Harnik, Associated Press Published 6:00 a.m. ET July 6, 2018 | Updated 6:12 a.m. ET July 6, 2018 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo greets North Korea’s director of the United Front Department, Kim Yong Chol as they arrive for a meeting at the Park Hwa Guest House in Pyongyang on July 6, 2018.(Photo: ANDREW […]

2 at Mother Teresa's charity arrested over alleged baby sale

2 at Mother Teresa's charity arrested over alleged baby sale

PATNA, India –  A nun and another worker at a shelter for unwed mothers run by Mother Teresa’s charity in eastern India have been arrested for allegedly selling a baby, police said Wednesday. Three other complaints were being investigated. An Indian couple had claimed they paid 120,000 rupees ($1,760) to Anima Indwar, who worked at […]

Myanmar Diplomat and UN Official Clash Over Violence Against Rohingya

Myanmar Diplomat and UN Official Clash Over Violence Against Rohingya

In January, Myanmar reached an agreement with Bangladesh on the repatriation of Rohingya refugees. In May, it struck an agreement with the United Nations that it presented as a first step toward their repatriation. But not a single Rohingya Muslim has been able to return as part of an official repatriation program, and United Nations […]

Malaysia's Ex-Leader, Najib Razak, Is Charged in Corruption Inquiry

Malaysia's Ex-Leader, Najib Razak, Is Charged in Corruption Inquiry

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Najib Razak, the former prime minister of Malaysia who was ousted in an election two months ago, was charged by anticorruption officials on Wednesday, after his arrest in an investigation involving billions of dollars diverted from a state investment fund. He was charged with three counts of criminal breach of trust […]