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London Tower Block Fire Death Toll Rises to 58

The fire occurred early Wednesday morning , quickly spreading through the 20 storey block. The new figure of 58 includes the 30 that had already been announced . At least 30 people have been declared killed in Wednesday's inferno. Cardinal Nichols applauded the emergency response team, which included more than 250 firefighters and more than 100 ambulance medics.


US Soilders Injured at Camp Shaheen In Afghanistan

US Soilders Injured at Camp Shaheen In Afghanistan

One of the explosions was so strong it shattered windows up to 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from the attack site, said Abdullah Hsrat, spokesman for the provincial governor. An American armed with a piston shot the assailant dead. If confirmed, the insider attack would be the second in a week in Afghanistan . In April, scores of Afghan soldiers were killed when militants disguised in army uniforms breached security at Camp Shaheen, detonating explosives and shooting hundreds at the base.


North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

The type of anti-ship cruise missile that North Korea tested on June 9 is created to fly at a low altitude, making it a potent weapon against ships. "The THAAD deployment was a decision made to protect South Korea and US Forces Korea from North Korea's evolving threats, and we will not handle such a decision lightly just because there has been a government change", Chung said.


More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

Authorities had previously said that 40 C (104 F) heat in recent days might have played a part in the inferno about 150 kilometers (95 miles) northeast of Lisbon . "The smoke cloud is very low, which does not allow helicopters and fire planes to work efficiently. but we're doing everything possible and impossible to put out this fire", Gomes said, adding that no villages were now at risk.


Brexit talks to start on Monday as planned

Brexit talks to start on Monday as planned

Addressing her party on Monday after one of its most memorable electoral failures, May said she would take a broader, more consultative approach to the Brexit talks. "The British government has said we will stay with the Brexit". There could also be a weakening of the strong anti-EU thinking that led to Brexit in June, 2016.


USA warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

USA warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

United States defence secretary James Mattis said the United States was encouraged by China's efforts to restrain North Korea , and that the threat from North Korea was "clear and present". In another sign of increased pressure on North Korea , Japan's navy and air force began a three-day military exercise with two United States aircraft carriers in the Sea of Japan on Thursday.