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Mike Pompeo claims Iran carrying out 'assassination operations' in Europe

Mike Pompeo claims Iran carrying out 'assassination operations' in Europe

The statement bewildered security experts and Iranian exiles, who say they are not aware of any evidence for the allegationMike Pompeo’s claim that the Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is carrying out
EU braced for trade war as US tariffs exemption to expire within weeks

EU braced for trade war as US tariffs exemption to expire within weeks

Steel and aluminium tariffs could be imposed on 1 JuneTrade commissioner: ‘We must prepare for different scenarios’The EU is bracing itself for a trade war with the US, after Donald Trump’s
Chinese government 'considering scrapping limits on family size'

Chinese government 'considering scrapping limits on family size'

Shares in Chinese companies making baby products surge after reports two-child policy may be loosenedShares in Chinese companies that make and sell baby products have surged after a report said China
Rohingya militants massacred Hindus in Myanmar, says Amnesty

Rohingya militants massacred Hindus in Myanmar, says Amnesty

Human rights group says accountability for atrocities is just as crucial as for security forces’ crimesThe Rohingya military group Arsa carried out deadly massacres and abductions of the Hindu
Why speaking Spanish is becoming dangerous in America

Why speaking Spanish is becoming dangerous in America

Reports of people being berated or attacked while communicating in the world’s second most spoken language are on the riseSandy was trying to communicate with a colleague. Although her presence was
Homeland security chief: I haven't seen intel that showed Russia favored Trump

Homeland security chief: I haven't seen intel that showed Russia favored Trump

Kirstjen Nielsen says: “I do not believe I’ve seen that conclusion that the specific intent was to help President Trump win’Donald Trump’s homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, told reporters
German police to check on children at airports in truancy crackdown

German police to check on children at airports in truancy crackdown

Parents could face fines for taking children on holiday in term time without permissionGerman parents who take their children out of school without permission during term time to go on holiday face
Palestinian minister delivers Israel 'war crimes' referral to ICC

Palestinian minister delivers Israel 'war crimes' referral to ICC

Israel calls submission ‘a cynical step without legal validity’The Palestinian foreign minister has called on the international criminal court to immediately open an investigation into alleged Israeli
Legal fight to abandon Brexit has no constitutional basis, court told

Legal fight to abandon Brexit has no constitutional basis, court told

MPs breaking ‘parliamentary privilege’ by bringing case on UK unilaterally stopping BrexitThe government has warned a group of MPs they are breaching parliamentary privilege by asking a court to rule
Boris Johnson joins US in criticising Russia to Germany gas pipeline

Boris Johnson joins US in criticising Russia to Germany gas pipeline

Foreign secretary says Nord Stream 2 could leave Europe reliant on ‘malign’ RussiaThe UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has joined the US in condemning “divisive” German plans to press ahead with
Grenfell inquiry: 'medical emergency' after harrowing film shown – live updates

Grenfell inquiry: 'medical emergency' after harrowing film shown – live updates

Follow live updates on the second day of the Grenfell Tower inquiry as it continues to hear tributes to the 72 people who diedPortraits of all 72 people killedInquiry opens to emotional testimony Key
Shining achievement: is Trump’s celebratory Kim​ Jong-un coin a little premature?

Shining achievement: is Trump’s celebratory Kim​ Jong-un coin a little premature?

The newly minted coin commemorates a summit that hasn’t happened yet – let’s hope the North Korean leader turns upName: The Donald Trump/Kim Jong-un coin.Age: Brand new! Continue reading...
Prince Charles commissions artworks of Transylvania's wild flora

Prince Charles commissions artworks of Transylvania's wild flora

Watercolours celebrating Romanian region’s world-renowned floral diversity will be exhibited and publishedPrince Charles has commissioned dozens of botanical watercolours from 36 leading international
Chinese-Australian billionaire involved in UN bribery case, MP claims

Chinese-Australian billionaire involved in UN bribery case, MP claims

Andrew Hastie tells parliament Chau Chak Wing has links with Chinese Communist party and conspired to bribe former UN president John AsheThe chair of Australia’s intelligence and security committee
Former police race adviser accused of racially abusing man in bookmaker

Former police race adviser accused of racially abusing man in bookmaker

Judah Adunbi, a former adviser to Avon and Somerset police, denies charges relating to incident in Bristol in MarchA former race relations adviser to the police is to be tried for a racially
Doubts over academic credentials of proposed Italian PM

Doubts over academic credentials of proposed Italian PM

New York University says it has no record of Guiseppe Conte’s attendance – reportThe nomination of Giuseppe Conte to serve as prime minister of the incoming populist government of Italy was hit by
Death toll climbs in Karachi heatwave

Death toll climbs in Karachi heatwave

Charity says at least 65 people have died in Pakistani city as temperatures exceed 40C An intense heatwave across south Asia has killed dozens of people with sustained temperatures in excess of 40C
Rudy Giuliani won deal for OxyContin maker to continue sales of drug behind opioid deaths

Rudy Giuliani won deal for OxyContin maker to continue sales of drug behind opioid deaths

The US government secured a criminal conviction against Purdue Pharma in the mid-2000s but failed to curb sales of the drug after Giuliani reached a deal to avoid a bar on Purdue doing businessThe US
Lava from Hawaii's Kīlauea volcano enters power plant site – video

Lava from Hawaii's Kīlauea volcano enters power plant site – video

Workers have rushed to shut down a power plant on Hawaii's Big Island after lava from Mount Kīlauea entered the site. Authorities are working to prevent the uncontrolled release of noxious gases as
NSW prison officers who allegedly covered up bashing 'too ready to be heavy-handed'

NSW prison officers who allegedly covered up bashing 'too ready to be heavy-handed'

Wesley Duffy says he distanced himself from officers when he thought they were submitting false statementsNew South Wales prison officers who allegedly bashed an inmate then staged a cover-up were