• Massive Fire At London Apartment Tower Leaves Several Dead
Massive Fire At London Apartment Tower Leaves Several Dead

A fire and rescue service earlier said the building had 27 floors. Policemen block the site of a massive fire in western London, Britain, June 14, 2017 . "This was just done to tart it up and match the nearby building". "I can't believe that no one went inside to help them", he said. "I walked out and saw the tower on fire", he said.

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  • Russia's Putin discusses Qatar crisis with Abu Dhabi's crown prince
Russia's Putin discusses Qatar crisis with Abu Dhabi's crown prince

Over the weekend, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani was in Moscow following a telephone call between Putin and Qatar's ruling emir Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani. The businessman had originally planned to import the cows by ship for a newly completed dairy facility near doha . Doha denies accusations by Saudi Arab...

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  • Qataris married to nationals of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE can stay
Qataris married to nationals of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE can stay

They accuse Qatar of supporting terrorist groups, charges denied by Doha . The military said such military visits have been ongoing since 2015. Last week, Erdogan has ratified two deals allowing Turkish troops deploying to Qatar and training its gendarmerie, stressing that Turkey "will continue and develop" ties with Qatar.

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  • Pollsters project Macron on course to dominate parliament
Pollsters project Macron on course to dominate parliament

Indeed, those seeking a metaphor for the contrasting moods will find it in Paris on Tuesday when the embattled Mrs May meets the bold, young president reviving French and European dreams. Macron's party are contesting 526 constituencies out of a possible 577. Estimates based on partial results showed Macron's year-old Republique en Marche (...

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  • Theresa May re-appoints minister she had fired
Theresa May re-appoints minister she had fired

The hung parliament meant Mrs May had to seek an agreement with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , which gained ten seats. Any hope for a continuation of Tory rule looks set to depend on a consensus with the DUP , following last week's General Election result in which the Conservatives dramatically lost their majority.

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  • London fire: 6 dead; figure expected to rise
London fire: 6 dead; figure expected to rise

The building is social housing, managed by Kensington & Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation on behalf of the council. A bouquet of flowers has been placed among the ashes near the site of the apartment building fire in west London . But residents say the fire alarm didn't ring Wednesday, and that they had complained for years to local authori...

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  • Israeli protesters call for end to 50-year occupation of Palestine
Israeli protesters call for end to 50-year occupation of Palestine

This remains the main alternative to indefinite occupation, continuing colonisation of Palestinian land, repression, and denial of the Palestinian right to self-determination. Netanyahu has said he still supports a two-state solution, but peace advocates allege his actions show otherwise. APN's mission is to educate and persuade the American publ...

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  • Britain's Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'
Britain's Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

This is hardly surprising given the high degree of mixed-messaging within the main political parties: While Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted she will continue in her role, and get on with the "immediate job at hand" she remains severely weakened.

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  • London Fire: Baby thrown from ninth floor, saved by man
London Fire: Baby thrown from ninth floor, saved by man

Residents in Grenfell Tower had previously been advised to stay inside their flats in the event of a fire , and Ikhwan Razali, a fire engineer with Tenable understands why. Local reports cited witnesses as saying that they saw people jumping from the building to escape the fire, and they heard screams for help. If you become trapped in your flat...

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  • Massive fire ravages London apartment complex
Massive fire ravages London apartment complex

The London Fire Brigade said fatalities occurred but could not yet confirm how many people died. 74 people were evacuated from the scene and take to local hospitals. Numerous roads around the burning tower have been blocked off. People living in other buildings nearby are also being evacuated for safety. Bishop John Wilson, Auxiliary Bishop of...

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  • Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests
Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests

A Facebook page belonging to a person with the same name includes pictures of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and rhetoric against President Trump, including a post that reads: "Trump is a Traitor". "I want to say Mr. President, for being an asshole you are truly the biggest asshole we have ever had in the Oval Office", he wr...

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  • May keeps mum after DUP talks
May keeps mum after DUP talks

Seeking to avoid a second election that could deepen Britain's worst political turmoil since last June's shock vote to leave the EU, Ms May edged closer to a deal to get support of the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). Johnson, meanwhile, has brushed off reports he is plotting to oust May, insisting he fully supports her attempts to form a m...

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  • London officials: a number of fatalities in high-rise fire
London officials: a number of fatalities in high-rise fire

London fire brigade say they now have no indication of what caused the fire . It is unclear how many people could be trapped, but "a significant number" are unaccounted for, the BBC reports. "The fire hadn't reached the top of the block at that point", Wahabi said. "As I was going down the stairs, there were firefighters, truly fantastic ...

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  • Sinn Fein MPs 'fly to London to take up Westminster offices'
Sinn Fein MPs 'fly to London to take up Westminster offices'

Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan, who will attend the Stormont talks, said it is now "more important than ever that we have effective devolved government in NI". In this sense we are witnessing a wave of historical repetition whereby suddenly the wider United Kingdom population can no longer avoid the complex issues of Northern Irela...

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  • London fire could delay Theresa May-DUP deal
London fire could delay Theresa May-DUP deal

May's botched election gamble has left her so weakened that her Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate inside her party, with two former prime ministers calling on her to soften her European Union exit approach. May is under pressure to take on a more cross-party approach to the negotiations surrounding Brexit. "It's going to be hard...

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  • GOP leader and aides shot at congressional baseball practice
GOP leader and aides shot at congressional baseball practice

Random gun violence here is rare, though it was just a few years ago that the same neighborhood was in the national spotlight for the targeted shooting of a popular music teacher. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy are safe on Capitol Hill and receiving updates, aides tell CNN . He also said that lawmakers a...

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  • Massive blaze engulfs London apartment tower
Massive blaze engulfs London apartment tower

They said official advice in the event of a fire had been to stay inside. It added the cause of the massive fire is not known at this stage. People at the scene spoke of being unable to reach friends and family inside. Ambulances and fire trucks filled the streets around the building, which is located in a diverse, working class area of Lo...

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  • Here is what we know about the West London residential tower inferno
Here is what we know about the West London residential tower inferno

Police commander Stuart Cundy gave the death toll of six but added the figure was likely to rise "during what will be a complex recovery operation over a number of days". The fire continued to burn into Wednesday morning. "Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are working extremely hard in very difficult conditions to tackle this fire", he ...

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  • U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angers Democrats
U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angers Democrats

In a dramatic and packed Senate hearing, Sessions vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations" and declared it a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or took part in any collusion between Russian Federation and the election campaign that sent Trump to the White House.

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  • India and Spain call for 'zero tolerance' on terrorism
India and Spain call for 'zero tolerance' on terrorism

Modi arrived here from Germany on Tuesday on the second leg of his six-day, four-nation tour of Europe that will also take him to Russian Federation and France. "We are opening new areas of cooperation in energy, telecommunications, science and technology, he said". In his speech, Rajoy praised the Indian Prime Minister for the "broad raft of eco...

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  • The Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Victims Of London Bridge Terror Attack
The Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Victims Of London Bridge Terror Attack

It was made a decision to keep the visit quiet as not to disrupt the needs of the patients and duties of doctors. The incident, which was followed by the van's occupants going on a stabbing rampage throughout Borough Market, has led to 8 deaths with 48 other people injured, 21 critically.

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  • USA attorney general denies involvement in any collusion with Russian Federation
USA attorney general denies involvement in any collusion with Russian Federation

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters later that Trump thought Sessions "did a very good job" and was especially "strong" on denying any collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. But under questioning, Sessions acknowledged that Trump's campaign foreign policy advisers "never functioned as a coherent team" a...

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  • Malaysia Airlines plane turns back after cockpit entry bid
Malaysia Airlines plane turns back after cockpit entry bid

Malaysia Airlines confirmed the diversion occurred "after the operating captain was alerted by a cabin crew of a passenger attempting to enter the cockpit". Photographs on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation website showed black-clad officers armed with rifles on board the plane. In a statement, MAS said passengers with critical onward...

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  • Steve Scalise is the 9th sitting member of Congress to be shot
Steve Scalise is the 9th sitting member of Congress to be shot

They shot him, and Hodgkinson, 66, a Bernie Sanders supporter and home mold inspector from IL, later died from his wounds. One female and one male Capitol police officer were shot while returning fire. Just prior to the shooting at about 7 a.m. two congressmen who left practice early said they bumped into the man identified as the shooter, and he a...

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  • In stern rebuke of Mideast ally, United States raps Qatar on terror funds
In stern rebuke of Mideast ally, United States raps Qatar on terror funds

Trump says he consulted with Saudi Arabia and others on a recent trip to Riyadh and chose to call out Qatar for its "very high level" of terror financing. The step was taken days after several nations severed diplomatic ties with Qatar for allegations that it was supporting terrorist and extremist groups in the region, which Qatar called "unjusti...

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  • Republicans accused of banning journalists from filming without permission in Senate hallways
Republicans accused of banning journalists from filming without permission in Senate hallways

The GOP leadership is crafting a bill without any public hearings or input, and without releasing any drafts of the proposal. Other senators also expressed disagreement with the restriction. As of mid-Tuesday afternoon, only a handful of Republicans had spoken out against the new restriction. Kevin Cirilli, chief Washington corresponden...

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  • Ousmane Dembele seals deserved win for 10-man France over England
Ousmane Dembele seals deserved win for 10-man France over England

Teenage striker Kylian Mbappe set up the 20-year-old Dembele's victor in the 78th minute with an astute pass, and the youthful attacking pair caused problems all night for a patchy England defense with their electrifying speed and skill.

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  • Huge Blaze In London Apartment Block Claims Lives
Huge Blaze In London Apartment Block Claims Lives

Residents from buildings surrounding Grenfell Tower were evacuated as falling debris threatened to spread the fire. A third person wrote on the social media site: "That's so disgusting that 6 people died, so heartbreaking but competition time! rolls eyes".

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  • Afghanistan's top priority must be effective dialogue with Pakistan: Ghani
Afghanistan's top priority must be effective dialogue with Pakistan: Ghani

Over 20 countries and worldwide organisations, including the US, Russia, China, the United Nations, NATO and the European Union were participating in the conference titled " Kabul Process " that kicked off on Tuesday, Efe news reported . She said the surge in violence in Afghanistan seems to indicate the spreading influence of Islamic State about ...

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  • Some killed in London tower block fire - Fire brigade
Some killed in London tower block fire - Fire brigade

The fire started around 1 a.m. London time and spread quickly through the building. "It had completely spread within half an hour". London Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire is still being investigated, but several residents reported one man had said it started in his faulty fridge.

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  • London tower block inferno: How events unfolded
London tower block inferno: How events unfolded

The company said its refurbishment of the building met all required building control, fire regulation and health & safety standards. Local residents had warned a year ago about a potential fire risk caused by rubbish being allowed to accumulate during the improvement works.

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  • Scottish independence dealt a blow
Scottish independence dealt a blow

Scottish advisers have welcomed a move away from the SNP in yesterday's general election, as the chances of a second independence referendum appeared to fade. The 37% of the vote that the party won on Thursday might be enough to win a majority of Scottish seats, but it is not anything like enough to win a referendum.

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  • Evicted from Tamil Nadu Assembly, MK Stalin, other DMK MLAs detained
Evicted from Tamil Nadu Assembly, MK Stalin, other DMK MLAs detained

Palaniswami . Following a stalemate, police evicted the protesting DMK MLAs out of the Assembly. During Zero Hour, leader of the Opposition and DMK Working President M. The Congress and the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) also staged a walkout condemning the eviction of the DMK MLAs from the Assembly, the Hindu reported .

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  • London tower fire: What do we know?
London tower fire: What do we know?

London time. Hours after the fire broke out , a plume of smoke can be seen from miles away. Sajad Jamalvatan, a 22-year-old biomedical engineering student, had been seeing a movie at the nearby Westfield shopping center with his sister when his mom called to say their building was on fire.

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  • JK: Pak violates ceasefire again, Indian Army retaliates
JK: Pak violates ceasefire again, Indian Army retaliates

The Pakistan Army on Wednesday resorted to unprovoked firing at two places along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir , prompting the Indian Army to retaliate, officials said. Yesterday, At least ten Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured on Tuesday after militants lobbed grenade at a camp in Tral area of Pulwama dist...

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