- The controversial Hong Kong extradition proposal explained 59 minutes ago What does the extradition Bill involve?
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the Bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades. What does the extradition Bill involve? The Hong Kong government first launched....
- Jeremy Corbyn accused of ‘virulent anti-Americanism’ over Iran threat
Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of “virulent anti-Americanism” after he blamed Britain and the United States for stoking conflict with Iran. The Labour leader said Britain should not be fuelling a military escalation in the Gulf without “credible evidence” Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers....
- Golf: Woodland takes US Open lead over Rose, Tiger fumbles with back-to-back bogeys
PEBBLE BEACH (REUTERS) - Gary Woodland shot out of the US Open woodwork with an error-free six-under 65 to steal the halfway lead from Justin Rose on Friday (June 14), while a fuming Tiger Woods insisted he was still in the ball game after a bogey-bogey finish.
- ‘Romeo and Juliet’ director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96
ROME >>Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet” and the miniseries “Jesus of Nazareth,” died Saturday at 96.
- Notre Dame holds first mass since fire
A small congregation in white hard hats has attended mass at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the first service since fire devastated the Gothic landmark two months ago. Church leaders are keen to show life goes on at the cathedral as donations for rebuilding trickle in. Less than 10 per cent of the 850 million euros ($A1.
- AIIMS doctors take out candle light march in solidarity with WB doctors
Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi on Saturday took out a candle light march to support the doctors of West Bengal. Doctors at AIIMS Delhi, who went on a strike in solidarity with the protesting doctors of West Bengal, said on Saturday that self-defence as a subject....
- Aaron Finch hundred takes Australia to the top
Aaron Finch's stylish hundred and his partnership of 173 with Steve Smith set up Australia's fourth win of the tournament to take them to the top of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 points table. Chasing Australia's 334/7, Sri Lanka let the advantage of a rollicking 115-run opening stand slip,....
- Oil tanker’s crew land in Dubai after Gulf of Oman attack
Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman have landed in Dubai after two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair after their Iran Air flight from Bandar Abbas, Iran, landed in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday.
- British-Iranian woman begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran prison
A British-Iranian mother being held in a Tehran prison on sedition charges has begun another hunger strike in protest of her detention, her husband said Saturday. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 40, is refusing food as she marks her daughter’s fifth birthday, Richard Ratcliffe said in a statement.
- Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off
(Adds British ambassador summoned) * Six tankers attacked in space of month. * Trumps says U.S. video shows Iran "did it" * Tehran denies role in May or June attacks. * Tensions high since U.S. quit nuclear pact. * Britain also blames Iran, others urge caution. By Asma Alsharif.