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Ministers believe poor air quality poses largest environmental risk to public health in UK. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images [Photo Source: The Guardian]

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.

U.S. President, Donald Trump

Trump bans transgender people from U.S. military

The decision would reverse a policy announced in 2016 under former president Barack Obama.

Arab leaders meeting used to illustrate the story [Photo: Ynetnews]

Saudi Arabia, allies blacklist 18 individuals, organisations for alleged terrorism

The four Arab nations have boycotted Qatar since June 5 diplomatic crisis.

Evidence is collected at the scene. Photograph: Eric Gay/AP [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

Death toll rises to 10 in suspected human trafficking case in Texas

Survivors were hospitalised, including 20 persons in a serious or critical condition.

J-10 Jet fighter. [Photo: Airforce Technology]

Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane – Officials

Beijing usually protests against freedom of navigation operations such as bomber flights.

President Tayyip Erdogan 

Facts on Turkey

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.

WhiteHouse Spokesperson, Sean Spicer [Photo Credit: CNN]

Sean Spicer resigns as White House spokesman

The development signals turmoil in President Donald Trump’s team

President Donald Trump [Photo credit: The Hill]

Trump official resigns

The decision comes amid reports that President Trump’s legal team is being reorganised.

John McCain

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.

Queen Elizabeth

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.

Lee Boo-jin

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.

John McCain

U.S. Senator, John McCain, diagnosed with brain cancer

The veteran lawmaker is evaluating treatment options.

Qatar

Gulf countries cut demands for Qatar, revoke deadlines – Reports

The new list includes six demands instead of 13.

U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) [Photo: NAN]

Putin, Trump had secret second meeting at G20 – Reports

Trump described the report as “fake news”.

Iran President, Hassan Rouhani

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 [Photo: Daily Mail]

Saudi-led air strikes kill 20 Yemeni civilians – Officials

Yemen’s internationally recognised government confirmed that around 20 people were killed.

President Macron

France’s military chief resigns over Macron budget cuts

Mr. De Villiers said that Mr. Macron had accepted his resignation.

A begging man used to illustrate the story [Photo: ziuadecj.realitatea.net]

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’ [Photo: PressTV]

Iranian parliament passes bill aimed at countering ‘American terrorism’

“The Americans should be aware that their measures are against the Iranian nation.”

Palestinian Muslim worshipers, who refuse to enter al-Aqsa Mosque compound due to new measures by Israeli regime, pray near a main entrance to the religious site in the Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds, on July 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

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.

U.S President Donald Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Diplomatic property: Russia says ready to retaliate

A meeting of both sides ended without an agreement.

UN Security council to meet Wednesday on suspected Syria toxic gas attack [Photo: VOA]

EU imposes sanctions on Syrian scientists, military officials

“Western intelligence agencies accuse the government of Bashar al-Assad of carrying out the attack.”

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter [Photo Credit: CNN]

Ex U.S. President Carter released from Canadian hospital

Mr. Carter, 92, had been admitted to St Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg on Thursday.

North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un [Photo Credit: Al Jazeera]

North Korea threatens UN

The U.S. has been trying to get China and Russia to back a new UN Security Council resolution.

Vladimir Putin, Russian President

Photo Credit: Slate

U.S. denies visas to Russian replacements for expelled diplomats

U.S. expelled the Russians in December 2016.