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Ex-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies aged 87

Chancellor Angela Merkel, once Kohl's protegee, said Germans could be grateful for the trust her predecessor established with other nations' leaders, "from Washington to Moscow, from Paris to Warsaw". The party leaders hinted that Kohl's tenure was more productive than his successors Gerhard Schröder and Merkel. By committing to anchor Germany within Europe under a common currency, he overcame resistance to reunification from Mitterrand, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and Margaret ...



Talks on propping up UK PM May's Conservatives are 'very positive'

Talks between the two parties continued today amid reports any announcement of a deal may now be postponed because of the tragic fire. "The main concern is going to be that if there is a Conservative-DUP deal, then can the British government continue to play the role of a honest broker in the restoration of a Northern Ireland executive?" said Simon Usherwood, senior politics lecturer at Surrey University.


UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

According to witnesses who detained the man before police arrested him, he was shouting that he wanted to "kill all Muslims" before he was taken away. The couple are said to have split, with Osborne reported to have been an unemployed former barman who was recently living in a tent in woodland. Video posted on social media shows the suspect waving and blowing kisses as he is packed into a police van.


Fears more Muslims could be targeted after London mosque attack

Fears more Muslims could be targeted after London mosque attack

British Security Minister Ben Wallace said authorities were aware of rising far-right activity, but were not aware of the suspect prior to the attack near a north London mosque. "Some of them tried to hit him, either kicks or punches", Mahmoud said. Witnesses said the suspect was smiling and waving as he brought carnage to Seven Sisters Road, with video posted online showing him give a nonchalant wave as police put him in the back of their vehicle.


Tropical system targets Gulf Coast, system slightly strengthens

Tropical system targets Gulf Coast, system slightly strengthens

A plane may be sent to get more storm details Sunday afternoon if it's necessary, but Lacy said the next update on the system should be released Monday morning. There will also be a high risk of rip currents. The most torrential rain is likely to be to the east of the center of the storm, because these areas will see a prolonged period of onshore flow.



BJP Parliamentary Board to meet to finalise Presidential nominee

Modi is slated to visit Portugal on June 24, before his trip to the U.S. on June 26 and the Netherlands on June 27. But the surprising part is that the ruling party i.e. On record, both parties kept silence on the deliberations at the Shah-Thackeray meet though the BJP termed it as "a courtesy call where talks were held in a cordial atmosphere".