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London fire: Other high-rises have similar combustible panels

Jun 23, 2017

London fire: Other high-rises have similar combustible panels

Tests so far have found that at least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England have combustible external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London, Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said Thursday. Downing Street said ...

U.N. nations vote against Britain, seek ICJ ruling on Chagos

Jun 23, 2017

U.N. nations vote against Britain, seek ICJ ruling on Chagos

In a diplomatic blow to Britain, the United Nations voted Thursday to ask the International Court of Justice to rule on the fate of the British-ruled Chagos islands, which host an important military base shared with the U.S. The Indian Ocean archipelago has been ...

Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

Jun 23, 2017

Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar issued a steep list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, insisting that their Persian Gulf neighbor shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back diplomatic ties to Iran and close down a Turkish military base ...

EU keeps sanctions on Russia due to its failure on Ukraine cease-fire

Jun 23, 2017

EU keeps sanctions on Russia due to its failure on Ukraine cease-fire

EU leaders agreed Thursday to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow has failed to meet its Ukraine cease-fire commitments, EU President Donald Tusk said. “Agreed. EU will extend economic sanctions against Russia for their lack of implementing ...