Global News

It is forecasting more rain in the next two days. Sri Lankan army soldiers carry food and water for landslide affected people, through the site, during a rescue mission in Athwelthota village, in Kalutara, Sri Lanka May 28, 2017. 'I thought it was my end, ' he said as he recalled how the water level suddenly rose on Sunday, covering his head, before he was pulled to safety. Sri Lanka's government appealed to the United Nations as well as other countries for help with rescue and relief ...
  • People in London's Borough Market Fought Back as Terrorists Struck

    Global News

    Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan said: "For the second time in two weeks, the ordinary people of the United Kingdom have been subjected to cowardly and barbaric attacks". "They were scared. The police were scared", he said . Photographer Gabriele Sciotto said he was on his way home from a pub when he saw a man running toward him telling him to turn around and run because there was an attack.
  • Durham, Chapel Hill mayors commit to Paris agreement

    Global News

    He said it would cost the USA $3tn in lost GDP and 6.5 million jobs - while rival economies like China and India were treated more favourably. Trump also faced a backlash at home where Democratic state governors, city mayors and powerful companies drew up plans to meet the pact's greenhouse gas emission targets.
  • Terrified Londoners flee as van 'hits 15 to 20' on street

    Terrified Londoners flee as van 'hits 15 to 20' on street

    Global News

    Meanwhile, South Wales Police said its plans remain "significant" in Cardiff following Saturday's Champions League final as the event's festival is still running until 17:00 BST on Sunday. Trump also offered the US' "full support" in investigating the two terror attacks at the iconic London Bridge and Borough Market in the heart of the UK's capital.
  • Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control

    Global News

    This most recent expected offer would represent a significant shift in Palestinian strategy as they were willing to give up only 1.9 percent of their territory during the last round of negotiations in 2014. He did not specifically mention the two-state solution, long the focus of global peace efforts and US Middle East diplomacy, reported AFP . Let's get this out of the way first: Israel and Saudi Arabia are both in the Middle East.
  • Mattis Calls North Korea's Threats 'Clear And Present Danger'

    Global News

    Liu said China was calling on all parties to implement the resolution and "strive for a peaceful settlement of the nuclear issue" by strengthening efforts to denuclearise the Korean peninsula and promote peace and dialogue. "Like it or not, we are a part of the world.What a crummy world if we all retreat inside our borders", he said. The posture shifts have left some in the region seeking clarity on United States policy.
  • USA loses historic opportunity by withdrawing from Paris agreement - EP President

    USA loses historic opportunity by withdrawing from Paris agreement - EP President

    Global News

    In an MSNBC interview on Thursday, Brown said he is open to convening an worldwide meeting to forge a climate agreement between California, Mexico and Canada. Trump , though, has abdicated leadership. During Trump's speech, the faint sounds of protesters could be heard in the distance banging drums. A recent survey by Yale found that the majority of Americans in every state across the country were in favour of the Paris agreement , with that number of those in favour working to roughly ...
  • West Indies take rain-hit 29-run win against Afghanistan

    West Indies take rain-hit 29-run win against Afghanistan

    Global News

    AFGHANISTAN - Asghar Stanikzai (captain), Noor Ali Zadran, Javid Ahmadi, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Najeeb Zadran, Gulbaddin Naib, Rashid Khan Arman, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Shapoor Zadran, Amira Hamza Hotak, Farid Malik, Dawlat Zadran, Karim Janat .