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Bali shuts airport after volcanic eruption, SE Asia News & Top Stories

Bali shuts airport after volcanic eruption, SE Asia News & Top Stories

Domestic airports at Banyuwangi and Jember were also closed, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said on Twitter. "We hadn't a place to stay for the night so we had to find something else, just took a taxi and stayed at a random hostel, " said a stranded German backpacker who identified herself as Louisa.


Myanmar sacks top general involved in Rohingya crackdown

Myanmar sacks top general involved in Rohingya crackdown

Worldwide organisations and the United Nations have also denounced other crimes committed by the Myanmar armed forces, such as murder, rape, targeted large-scale burning of villages, among others. Neither the government nor the military were immediately available for comments on Wednesday. "Living in the refugee camps is like living in jail", he said.



Trump to meet with Putin next month in Helsinki, White House announces

Putin and Trump held their first talks on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany's Hamburg in July 2017. Trump had said on Wednesday the meeting would likely take place after a Jul 11-12 summit of North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO ) leaders and that the Finnish capital was a possible venue.


5 killed, several wounded in shooting at newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland

5 killed, several wounded in shooting at newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland

Authorities arrived within 60 - 90 seconds and "engaged" the shooter, law enforcement said . According to Davis, a single gunman shot through the glass door to the newspaper's office and fired at multiple employees. "I saw him move across the entrance of the office", the witness said. The newspaper is owned by the Baltimore Sun . More than 170 people were evacuated from the building.


States sue Trump on immigrant families, as Congress quarrels

States sue Trump on immigrant families, as Congress quarrels

Notably, the states said Trump's June 20 executive order purporting to reverse the child-separation policy is "illusory" and "raises the spectre of internment camps". U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego ordered border authorities to reunite children with their families within 30 days of the Tuesday ruling, or 14 days if the child is younger than 5.


Syria state media: 2 Israeli missiles hit area near airport

Syria state media: 2 Israeli missiles hit area near airport

Damascus , Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Israeli war planes launched today two missiles that hit near the Damascus International Airport , 35 kilometers southeast of this capital, media reported. "We're sleeping in the open air, under the trees, in the mosques and schools". "Our borders will remain closed", Safadi wrote on his Twitter account.