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

Syria conflict: Strikes hit Syrian airfield, state media report

Syria conflict: Strikes hit Syrian airfield, state media report Several people have died or were injured after a military airport in Syria came under missile attack, the country’s state media reported.State news agency SANA said several missiles struck the Tayfur airbase, also known as T4, near the city of Homs in the early hours of … Read more

Viktor Orban: Hungary PM re-elected for third term

Europe Europe Viktor Orban: Hungary PM set for re-election, results show Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more

Canada crash: Humboldt Broncos bus dead mourned at vigil

US & Canada US & Canada Canada crash: Humboldt Broncos bus dead mourned at vigil By Jessica Murphy BBC News, Humboldt Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new … Read more

N Korea-US talks: Pyongyang ‘ready to discuss denuclearisation’

Asia Asia N Korea-US talks: Pyongyang ‘ready to discuss denuclearisation’ Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook … Read more

Belgian cyclist dies after race crash

Michael Goolaerts was racing Paris-Roubaix for the first timeBelgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts has died aged 23 after a crash in Paris-Roubaix.The Veranda’s Willems-Crelan rider fell on the second set of cobbles in the one-day classic in northern France.He suffered cardiac arrest and was airlifted to hospital in Lille but died at 21:40 BST on Sunday.”It … Read more

Syria war: Trump condemns Syria for ‘chemical attack’ on Douma

Middle East Middle East Syria war: Trump condemns Syria for ‘chemical attack’ on Douma Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook … Read more