White House: Trump-Putin summit ‘is on’ after hacking indictment

A summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will go ahead as planned despite tension over Moscow’s alleged election meddling, the White House says.The pair will meet for talks in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, on Monday.”It’s on,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters.But there are calls for the meeting to … Read more

Dozens hurt as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure

Europe Europe Dozens hurt as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Ryanair plane descended 8,000m in seven minutes, observers say More than 30 Ryanair passengers, some bleeding from their ears, have received hospital treatment in Germany after their plane to Croatia lost cabin pressure, German police say.Flight FR7312 from Dublin … Read more

Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village

Europe Europe Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village Image copyright Reuters A huge iceberg has drifted close to a village in western Greenland, prompting a partial evacuation in case it splits and the resulting wave swamps homes.The iceberg is looming over houses on a promontory in the Innaarsuit village but is grounded and did not move … Read more

Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki in historic Ethiopia visit

Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia for the first time since the start of the two countries’ border war in 1998.The visit aims to cement ties just days after the two neighbours declared their “state of war” over.A peace deal ending the 1998-2000 border conflict had never been fully implemented and there has been … Read more

Massive crowds of anti-Trump demonstrators pack London’s streets

LONDON — If President Donald Trump was in any doubt about the welcome he would receive from the public during his visit to Britain, the sheer scale of people marching against him through London on Friday afternoon would have told him everything he needed to know.On Thursday, shortly after arriving, he had claimed: “I think … Read more

Trump’s NATO threat sent Pentagon into ‘damage control’ mode

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.WASHINGTON — Hours after President Donald Trump departed NATO headquarters Thursday, U.S. … Read more

Boys rescued from Thai cave to be discharged from hospital on Thursday

Coach Ekkapol Chantawong with two members of the team recovering at the hospital in Thailand’s Chiang Rai province.HANDOUT / AFP – Getty ImagesCHIANG RAI, Thailand — The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their … Read more

More violence rings out in Nicaragua after nationwide strike

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Riot police forces confront anti-government demonstrators during a 24-hour general strike called by the opposition on Friday.INTI OCON / AFP – Getty ImagesBreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and … Read more

Trump in Scotland for golf, quiet after dramatic week on world stage

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Protests in Scotland as Trump’s UK visit continuesJul.14.201802:24Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.EDINBURGH, Scotland — After a … Read more