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Merkel: We should guard Helmut Kohl's legacy

Merkel: We must guard Helmut Kohl's legacy Media playback is unsupported in your machine World leaders have paid tribute to former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, who oversaw German reunification. Mr Kohl, who died final month, was a serious driving power behind nearer European integration. Talking subsequent to his coffin, which was draped within the EU flag, Chancellor Angela Merkel mentioned it was as much as this era to protect his

MSNBC&#zero39;s Scarborough and Brzezinski hit again at Trump tirade

MSNBC's Scarborough and Brzezinski hit back at Trump tirade Media playback is unsupported in your system Two TV presenters attacked on Twitter by President Donald Trump have accused him of mendacity and prompt the White Home tried to blackmail them. The hosts of MSNBC Morning Joe mentioned they have been warned a tabloid would run a unfavourable story on them until they mentioned sorry for his or her protection of

Chechen gang responsible of Nemtsov's homicide

Chechen gang guilty of Nemtsov's murder A Russian jury has discovered 5 ethnic Chechen males responsible of murdering main opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Zaur Dadayev shot the previous deputy prime minister, a vocal critic of President Vladimir Putin, in February 2015 close to the Kremlin. 4 others acted as their accomplices. The group have been allegedly promised $250,000 (£192,000) to kill Nemtsov. All of them denied the fees. Nemtsov’s relations

Venezuela disaster: Helicopter launches assault on Supreme Court docket

Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court Media playback is unsupported in your machine A helicopter has attacked Venezuela’s Supreme Court docket in what President Nicolás Maduro referred to as a “terrorist” incident. 4 grenades have been dropped on the court docket and 15 pictures fired on the inside ministry on Tuesday, officers stated. Ex-policeman Oscar Pérez stated he had piloted the stolen helicopter to assault what he referred

Many corporations hit by world cyber-attacks

Many firms hit by global cyber-attacks Corporations across the globe are reporting that they’ve been hit by a serious cyber-attack. British promoting company WPP is amongst dozens of corporations reporting issues. Ukrainian corporations, together with the state energy distributor and Kiev’s foremost airport have been among the many first to report points. Some consultants are suggesting that it may very well be a ransomware assault, just like Wannacry which hit

Liu Xiaobo: Jailed Chinese language dissident has terminal most cancers

Liu Xiaobo: Jailed Chinese dissident has terminal cancer Chinese language Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has been moved from jail to hospital after being recognized with terminal liver most cancers. Mr Liu, a human rights campaigner, was jailed in 2009 on subversion expenses for calling for better democracy. His lawyer says he’s being handled in hospital in northern Liaoning Province after being recognized a month in the past. His spouse

Pakistan gas tanker inferno kills a minimum of 140

Pakistan fuel tanker inferno kills at least 140 Media playback is unsupported in your system A lorry carrying gas has burst into flames close to the Pakistani metropolis of Ahmedpur East, killing a minimum of 140 individuals, native officers say. Villagers had gathered, reportedly to gather gas leaking from the crashed tanker, when it caught fireplace. Dozens are being handled in hospital. It seems the tanker blew a tyre whereas

China landslide leaves 120 lacking in Sichuan

China landslide leaves 120 missing in Sichuan Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Greater than 120 persons are lacking after a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say. About 40 properties had been destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after the aspect of a mountain collapsed at about 06:00 native time (22:00 GMT Friday). Rescue groups are frantically trying to find survivors trapped beneath rocks

Qatar row: Arab states ship listing of steep calls for

Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands 4 Arab states have despatched Qatar a listing of 13 calls for it should meet if it desires them to raise their sanctions. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain are asking the Gulf state to close down its broadcaster, Al Jazeera. They’re additionally asking Qatar to cut back ties with Iran and shut a Turkish navy base

Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque 'reveals IS defeated'

Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque 'shows IS defeated' Media playback is unsupported in your machine Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the destruction of an historical mosque within the metropolis of Mosul is “an official declaration of defeat” by so-called Islamic State (IS). Iraqi forces say IS blew up the Nice Mosque of al-Nuri and its well-known leaning minaret as jihadists battled to cease advancing pro-government troops. IS