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World, Europe, 19 Jun 2017

Car explodes after hitting police van on Paris's Champs-Elysees

Police and investigators said that the seriously injured driver was armed and suspect that the incident is a deliberate act.

19 Jun 2017 8:51 PM

India ratifies UN trade treaty; becomes 71st country to join group

TIR will help India to integrate with Myanmar and Thailand as well as Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.

19 Jun 2017 8:23 PM

Russia condemns US downing of Syria warplane as act of aggression

Russia said it was suspending its interaction with the US on preventing air incidents over Syria from June 19.

19 Jun 2017 5:32 PM

Portugal counts on foreign help to control deadly wildfires

The government has acknowledged that the huge fires occasionally led to a breakdown in communications.

19 Jun 2017 3:48 PM

Dead, missing toll in London fire rises to 79: police

Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the new number may change as investigation continues.

19 Jun 2017 3:36 PM


Witnesses of London mosque attack say assailant yelled ‘I’ll kill all Muslims’

Police said 1 man was pronounced dead at the scene and the van driver had been detained the people before his arrested.

19 Jun 2017 1:19 PM

London mosque incident 'potential terror attack', says May; 1 arrested

One man was killed and ten people were hospitalised due to the incident that is being investigated by counter-terrorism officers.

19 Jun 2017 12:39 PM

France parliamentary elects record number of women

As of late Sunday evening there were 156 women lawmakers elected to France’s National Assembly, already more than ever before

19 Jun 2017 11:36 AM

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide: UN

Of the total, some 10.3 million people were newly displaced in 2016, around two-thirds fleeing within their own countries.

19 Jun 2017 11:21 AM

French President Macron's party dominates parliamentary vote

Le Pen, who entered parliament for the first time in her career, told supporters her FN had won at least six seats.

19 Jun 2017 10:05 AM


Britain starts formal talks to leave EU on Monday

Britain last year voted to end its decades-old membership of the 28-nation bloc in a shock referendum result.

19 Jun 2017 9:15 AM

Portugal forest fire: Firefighters search for more bodies; toll rises to 62

Portugal is prone to forest fires in the dry summer months and temperatures as high as 40 degrees Celsius hit the area in recent days.

19 Jun 2017 8:15 AM

1 killed, 10 injured as van hits worshippers near London mosque

Traffic was shut down on a section of Seven Sisters Road, where the incident happened.

19 Jun 2017 8:01 AM

Britain hurtles into Brexit talks with weakened May

PM still hammering out details with DUP to stay in power.

19 Jun 2017 12:44 AM