• USA TodayOtto Warmbier, imprisoned in North Korea, dies in U.S.

    CINCINNATI —  No other outcome was possible.That’s the message in a brief statement issued Monday by Otto Warmbier’s family.Warmbier, 22, was imprisoned for a year and a half in North Korea. He finally made it home this past week, but he was in a coma. Doctors described his condition as a state of “unresponsive wakefulness.”At 2:20 p.m. ET on Monday, he Read more...

  • The Washington PostOpium use booms in Afghanistan, creating a ‘silent tsunami’ of addicted women

    One recent morning, three figures in white lab coats descended cautiously into a pitch-black netherworld beneath a crumbling bridge in the Afghan capital. They picked their way through garbage and sprawled limbs, passing hundreds of huddled men whose gaunt, wary faces were briefly illuminated by the flare of matches and drug pipes. The doctors were headed to a lone tent Read more...

  • The Wall Street JournalU.S., China Officials Meet This Week

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. will press China to ramp up pressure on North Korea in a round of high-level talks on Wednesday, hoping for action on what Washington sees as a pre-eminent threat, a senior U.S. diplomat said Monday. The Trump administration is pursuing a strategy of leaning strenuously on Beijing to curtail North Korea’s nuclear weapon and missile programs, but provocations Read more...

  • The GuardianWoman's Hour guest editors to include Paralympian and actor

    Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds and Fresh Meat actor Zawe Ashton are to be among the next guest editors of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. The pair join the ranks of JK Rowling, Angelina Jolie, Mary Berry and Doreen Lawrence, who have all been previous guest editors of the long-running show. The tradition of bringing in famous and inspiring women to Read more...

  • The Hindu‘Inaction against illegal mining is betrayal by Siddaramaiah, Cong.’

    ‘Inaction against illegal mining is betrayal by Siddaramaiah, Cong.’ – The Hindu Just In 5hrs Gunmen kill two Navy men, wound 3 in Pakistan 5hrs No departure cards for those flying abroad 5hrs Keralite ‘IS man’ killed in Afghanistan 6hrs India ratifies United Nations TIR Convention Cash for vote: Governor orders… Read the story on The Hindu.

  • The IndependentGrenfell Tower fire: Undocumented migrants could be unaccounted for because of immigration status

    Undocumented migrants and illegal subtenants who survived the Grenfell Tower blaze may be unaccounted for and are not seeking state support due to fears over their immigration and housing status, charities and legal experts have warned. Underreporting of illegal subtenants could also mean the death toll is higher than currently assumed, it is feared. Volunteers and charities working for the support effort Read more...

  • The Seattle TimesExpulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The deadline for Qataris to leave neighboring Gulf Arab states came into effect on Monday as the diplomatic standoff persisted with no end in sight despite multiple efforts at mediation. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar on June 5 and announced that Qatari residents would have 14 days Read more...

  • CNNMissing US sailors found dead in flooded compartment

    (CNN)Seven missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments following the warship’s collision with a merchant vessel, a US military official said.The Navy’s 7th Fleet said searchers found the bodies Sunday morning, Japan time, after the guided-missile destroyer returned to its base in Japan.”This loss is something we all feel,” Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, commander Read more...

  • ABCOfficials open terror investigation in Paris vehicle collision

    A vehicle carrying two gas canisters, two handguns and one Kalashnikov collided with a police car near the Champs-Elysées in Paris around 3:40 p.m. local time today, and the incident is being investigated as an act of terror, the Paris prosecutor’s office confirmed to ABC News. The 31-year-old driver of the white Renault Mégane set his car on fire before Read more...

  • Associated PressMan rams police vehicle in Paris; attacker likely killed

    PARIS (AP) — A man rammed his car into a police vehicle in Paris’ Champs-Elysees shopping district Monday, prompting a fiery explosion, and was likely killed in the incident, authorities said. France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation.No police officers or passers-by were hurt, the Paris police department said. It is unclear why the attacker drove into police, though the Interior Read more...