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Macron: Trump handshake 'moment of truth'

Macron: Trump handshake 'moment of truth'

By Adam Arnold, News Reporter Emmanuel Macron has shed light on that very firm, somewhat awkward handshake between him and Donald Trump at their first meeting. The two leaders gripped each other’s hands so tightly their knuckles started turning white and their...
Canada Tories choose rival to Trudeau

Canada Tories choose rival to Trudeau

Canada’s Conservatives elect Andrew Scheer as new party leader 28 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Andrew Scheer celebrates after winning the leadership Canada’s Conservatives have chosen a youthful new leader...

Serial killer avoids execution after plea deal

A serial killer has pleaded guilty to murdering seven people and has been jailed for life – avoiding the death penalty. Todd Kohlhepp, 46, admitted to the killings over nearly 13 years during which he ran a successful real estate business. He was arrested seven...
Pentagon announces senior Islamic State deaths

Pentagon announces senior Islamic State deaths

Three of the Islamic State’s senior military leaders have been killed in the past two months, according to the Pentagon. Coalition attacks have removed senior IS military officials from the battlefield in Iraq and Syria. Earlier this month the government...
Taliban kill 15 at Afghan army base in Kandahar

Taliban kill 15 at Afghan army base in Kandahar

Taliban kill 15 at Afghan army base in Kandahar 26 May 2017 From the section Asia At least 15 Afghan soldiers have been killed in an attack by the Taliban on a military base in Kandahar province. Five others were injured in the assault on the facility in Shah Wali Kot...
Trump readies for 'robust' G7 summit in Sicily

Trump readies for 'robust' G7 summit in Sicily

Trump readies for ‘robust’ G7 summit in Sicily 26 May 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump (right) arrived in Sicily late on Thursday for his first G7 summit US President Donald Trump will attend a G7 summit with...

Bus-sized sea monster discovered in Russia

Scientists have discovered a “highly unusual” new species of extinct sea-dwelling reptile in Russia. Similar in appearance to a river dolphin or gharial crocodile, the fish-eating sea-beast would have had a long beak-like snout. Related to the top...
The Syrian Airfield The US Hit Is Back In Business

The Syrian Airfield The US Hit Is Back In Business

U.s. Navy / Getty Images The Syrian military has begun moving planes back to the airfield struck by US Tomahawk missiles last month, two US defense officials told BuzzFeed News. In the past week, the Syrians began returning Su-22 and MiG-23 fighter jets back to...
US warship sails near reef in challenge to China

US warship sails near reef in challenge to China

China has accused the United States of trespassing after an American warship sailed near a reef claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea. The incident marked the first time that President Donald Trump’s administration has challenged the Chinese claims to the...
South Korea accused of machine-gunning birds

South Korea accused of machine-gunning birds

North Korea has accused the South of firing 450 machine gun rounds at a flock of birds flying over the Demilitarized Zone between the two countries. Military officials in Seoul initially suggested the object they attacked on Tuesday was a drone being piloted by their...
Could NATO do more in fight against terror?

Could NATO do more in fight against terror?

NATO’s former secretary general has told Sky News that the Manchester attack illustrates the importance of a coordinated international effort to tackle terrorism and highlights NATO’s reluctance to take on a counter-terrorism role. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, a...
Bomber's brother 'knew of terror plans'

Bomber's brother 'knew of terror plans'

A brother of the Manchester bomber knew of his plans and has been arrested in Libya, according to the country’s security forces. Salman Abedi’s father has also been arrested in capital Tripoli, counter-terror police in the North African country said....
Celebrations as Taiwan court backs gay marriage

Celebrations as Taiwan court backs gay marriage

Taiwan could become the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage after its constitutional court ruled the law must be changed to protect human dignity. Crowds of supporters cheered, hugged, and wept outside the court in Taipei as the decision was announced....
Iran blames Trump as Bahrain protesters killed

Iran blames Trump as Bahrain protesters killed

Five protesters were killed and 286 arrested after police in Bahrain raided the hometown of a Shia Muslim spiritual leader who faces deportation. Sheikh Isa Qassim was stripped of his citizenship last June, and last week a court gave him a year’s suspended...
WannaCry attack: Suspicion of N Korea deepens

WannaCry attack: Suspicion of N Korea deepens

More evidence has been found linking North Korea to the global cyberattack that caused an IT meltdown in the NHS earlier this month. The WannaCry ransomware has been attributed to the North Korea-linked Lazarus Group, which is believed to have also been behind the...
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