Britain to publish plan to ban petrol, diesel cars by 2040
Britain’s High Court ordered the government to produce a plan following a legal challenge by environmental groups.
Saudi Arabia, allies blacklist 18 individuals, organisations for alleged terrorism
The four Arab nations have boycotted Qatar since June 5 diplomatic crisis.
Death toll rises to 10 in suspected human trafficking case in Texas
Survivors were hospitalised, including 20 persons in a serious or critical condition.
Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane – Officials
Beijing usually protests against freedom of navigation operations such as bomber flights.
17 Turkish journalists go on trial for waging ‘asymmetric war’
Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to 43 years in jail for some of the best journalists in the country.
News of McCain’s brain cancer triggers wave of support
Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common and most deadly form of brain and nervous system tumor.
Canadian Governor-General ‘breaks protocol’ by touching Queen Elizabeth
Former Australian Prime Minister was dubbed the “Lizard of Oz” after he put his arm around the queen’s shoulders in 1992.
Court orders Samsung heiress to pay $7.6 million in divorce ruling
Im Woo-jae was dubbed “Mr Cinderella for his humble background before marrying Lee in 1999.
U.S. Senator, John McCain, diagnosed with brain cancer
The veteran lawmaker is evaluating treatment options.
Gulf countries cut demands for Qatar, revoke deadlines – Reports
The new list includes six demands instead of 13.
Putin, Trump had secret second meeting at G20 – Reports
Trump described the report as “fake news”.
Iran’s Rouhani says new U.S. sanctions violate nuclear accord
“I think the Americans will fail as we will always respect our international commitments,” Mr. Rouhani said.
Saudi-led air strikes kill 20 Yemeni civilians – Officials
Yemen’s internationally recognised government confirmed that around 20 people were killed.
France’s military chief resigns over Macron budget cuts
Mr. De Villiers said that Mr. Macron had accepted his resignation.
Danish court sentences man to 14 days in prison for begging
The man, who was not named, was sentenced in absentia by the Copenhagen District Court.
Iranian parliament passes bill aimed at countering ‘American terrorism’
“The Americans should be aware that their measures are against the Iranian nation.”
Al Aqsa Mosque closure: 50 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli police
The Red Crescent said among the 50 wounded Palestinians, 15 of them were hit by rubber bullets.
Diplomatic property: Russia says ready to retaliate
A meeting of both sides ended without an agreement.
EU imposes sanctions on Syrian scientists, military officials
“Western intelligence agencies accuse the government of Bashar al-Assad of carrying out the attack.”
Ex U.S. President Carter released from Canadian hospital
Mr. Carter, 92, had been admitted to St Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg on Thursday.
U.S. denies visas to Russian replacements for expelled diplomats
U.S. expelled the Russians in December 2016.