Breaking News
Home | World (page 20)

World

Jacinda Ardern announces royal commission into attack

Prime minister says the country’s highest form of investigation is appropriate for ‘matters of the gravest public importance’ WT24 Desk New Zealand’s prime minister has announced a top-level inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the massacre of 50 people in two Christchurch mosques, The Guardian reports. Jacinda Ardern said the country’s highest form of investigation, a royal commission of inquiry, was appropriate for ...

Read More »

Mueller did not find Trump campaign conspired with Russia, attorney general says

William Barr sends four-page letter to Congress Special counsel does not clear Trump of obstruction of justice WT24 Desk Special counsel Robert Mueller found that neither Donald Trump nor any of his aides colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, according to a letter delivered to Congress on Sunday by the US attorney general, The Guardian reports. The letter from ...

Read More »

US president and America wait for Mueller findings

President in Florida as wait for news enters second day WT24 Desk America spent Sunday morning waiting to find out what is in the Mueller report, amid growing and bipartisan calls for the full document to be released to the public, The Guardian reports.. Robert Mueller, the special counsel, delivered his report on his investigationof Russian interference in the 2016 election to ...

Read More »

26 charred to death in China as tour bus catches fire

The accident occurred on Friday when the 59-seater bus from the neighbouring Henan province suddenly caught fire on a highway in Hanshou county in Changde city. WT24 Desk A tour bus with 56 people on board caught fire in China’s central Hunan province, killing 26 people and injuring 28 others, officials said Saturday PTI reports. The accident occurred on Friday ...

Read More »

Christchurch attack: Al Noor mosque handed back to Muslim community

Leaders and worshippers escorted through cordon by police as life begins to return to normal WT24 Desk Muslim community leaders and worshippers have been escorted back to one of two mosques targeted in the New Zealand terror attack, Agencies report. Two groups were taken through the cordon to Masjid Al Noor on Saturday morning, accompanied by a delegation of dignitaries. They ...

Read More »

Mueller submits report on bombshell Trump-Russia probe

Submission to attorney general signals end of criminal inquiryBarr: ‘I remain committed to as much transparency as possible’ WT24 Desk Robert Mueller has completedhis Trump-Russia investigation without prosecuting additional associates of the president, and has reported his findingsto William Barr, the US attorney general, The Guardian, AFP report. Barr said in a letter to senior members of Congress on Friday afternoon he ...

Read More »

Ghana: At least 60 die as two buses collide in Bono East

Buses were carrying about 50 passengers each at time of collision, say police WT24 Desk At least 60 people have been killed in a head-on collision between two buses in Ghana, said police, in the latest deadly crash on the country’s roads, AFP reports. The smash happened on Friday at about 2am (0200 GMT) in the Bono East region, about 430km ...

Read More »

Trump to lift ‘not necessary’ North Korea sanctions, White House confirms

US had blacklisted Chinese shipping companies on Thursday‘Trump likes Kim and doesn’t think these are necessary’ WT24 Desk Donald Trump has announced that he is ordering the withdrawal of recently announced North Korea-related sanctions imposed by the US treasury department, Agencies report. “It was announced today by the US Treasury that additional large-scale Sanctions would be added to those already ...

Read More »

5 mosques vandalised in central England

WT24 Desk London — Counter-terrorism officers in central England are investigating attacks on five mosques in which windows were apparently shattered by a sledgehammer, AP reports. The attacks in Birmingham are being treated as linked. No motive has been established. The incidents in Birmingham come just days after an attacker killed 50 worshippers in two mosques in New Zealand. The ...

Read More »