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Powerful earthquake shakes Greek capital of Athens

A strong earthquake has shaken the Greek capital of Athens, knocking out telecoms and power in parts of the city. The earthquake was registered at…

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Kyoto Animation fire: Bodies found piled on staircase as Japan’s worst mass killing in decades claims 33 lives

The suspected arson attack on Kyoto Animation on Thursday has left anime fans world-over grieving the loss of life and a studio, which claimed to…

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Chinese Australian writer Yang Hengjun facing possible charges after six months in China jail

Yang Hengjun’s family told the Australian embassy in Beijing that the writer had been taken to the facility, an Australian foreign ministry spokesman confirmed in…

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Brexit: Scheme to block no deal ‘could involve Queen’

Image copyright Getty Images Senior Tories seeking to block a no-deal Brexit are examining a radical plan involving the Queen, Newsnight has learned. Highly placed…

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‘No-deal’ Brexit dealt blow by UK parliament | UK News

British parliamentarians dealt a blow on Thursday both to the dying embers of Prime Minister Theresa May’s administration and to the likely next leader, Boris Johnson,…

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Protests in Puerto Rico – CNN

Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló and 11 top aides and Cabinet members exchanged profanity-laced, homophobic and misogynistic messages about fellow politicians, members of the media, celebrities…

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Call on trade with China counterparts set for Thursday, ‘complicated issues’ remain

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a call between U.S. and China trade officials is scheduled for later on Thursday. “Ambassador [Robert] Lighthizer and I have…

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Kyoto animation studio: suspected arson attack in Japan leaves 13 feared dead

The Kyoto Fire department confirmed that one person has died and 12 people were found with “no vital signs” inside the building, which belonged to…

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Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House

President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration to…

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House votes to block Trump’s Saudi arms sale

Congress and President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo changes staff for Russia meeting after concerns raised about top negotiator’s ties: report House unravels with rise of ‘Les…

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