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World, Europe, 16 Jun 2017

London tower cladding not graded fire-resistant: reports

The residential tower was built in 1974 and had been extensively refurbished in works that were completed last year.

16 Jun 2017 6:34 PM

Extremism grows, chiefly radical Islamists: Sweden

A 2010 Sapo report estimated the number of violent Islamist extremists in the Scandinavian country at 200.

16 Jun 2017 6:10 PM

Ireland: 61-year old woman’s body dismembered; police find parts in 8 locations

The man reportedly killed the victim at her house in Rathfarnham at the end of May and then drove to Wexford with the body.

16 Jun 2017 6:09 PM

London fire: 30 killed, dozens missing, more feared dead

More than 70 people are unaccounted for, according to media reports.

16 Jun 2017 5:47 PM

UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

The talks are taking place three months after Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered the two-year Brexit timetable.

16 Jun 2017 5:14 PM


UK armed police arrested a man 'with knife' outside parliament

A witness at the scene said that the man ran towards one of the gates to parliament.

16 Jun 2017 4:59 PM

Russia claims it has killed IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The ministry said the strike came as IS leaders gathered to discuss the group's withdrawal from Raqqa, the group's de facto capital.

16 Jun 2017 1:34 PM

India wins re-election to UN organ on economic, social issues

The Council’s 54 member Governments are elected by the General Assembly for overlapping three-year terms.

16 Jun 2017 1:05 PM

London: Police open criminal investigation into Grenfell Tower fire

The criminal probe was launched after it emerged that cladding, used on Grenfell Tower is banned in the US.

16 Jun 2017 11:04 AM

Police says identification of London fire victims could take weeks, months

At least 17 people were killed in the disaster, although that figure is expected to rise, but only 6 have been identified.

16 Jun 2017 10:09 AM


Trump attacks Hillary Clinton again on Twitter for ‘bleaching’ emails

According to reports released last year, Clinton destroyed her used phones on at least 2 occasions while serving as secretary of state.

16 Jun 2017 9:52 AM