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  1. Memorial, parks honor victims of 2016 West Virginia floods

    06.19 / 15:53 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Rain falling like it would never end has changed the meaning of summer in this tiny corner of Appalachia. When the downpour finally stopped in White Sulphur Springs on June 23, 2016, five lives had been lost along one road alone — Mill Hill Drive. And 23 people were dead statewide in West Virginia’s worst […
  2. Philippines eyes truce with communist rebels amid siege

    06.19 / 15:22 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The Philippine government said Sunday that it would suspend offensives against communist guerrillas to reciprocate a similar plan by the insurgents and allow troops to focus on quelling a bloody siege by Islamic State group-aligned militants that has dragged on for nearly a month in a southern city. Philippine negotiator Silvestre Bello III said the…
  3. France condemns Colombia bombing that killed Frenchwoman

    06.19 / 14:47 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The French government has condemned an attack in Colombia’s capital that killed three people, including a young Frenchwoman. In a statement Sunday, the French Foreign Ministry offered support for the Frenchwoman’s family after Saturday’s attack and said that France “stands at Colombia’s side in this painful moment.” The French ambassador to Colombia, Gautier Mignot, tweeted…
  4. EU executive seeks official commemoration of Germany’s Kohl

    06.19 / 14:13 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The head of the European Commission says he wants an official commemoration of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who led Germany to reunification and was a strong backer of the continent’s unity. Jean-Claude Juncker told Sunday’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper that he will personally push for a “European act of state” for Kohl, who was chancellor…
  5. UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

    06.19 / 13:41 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The British government plans to have the next Parliament hold a two-year session to deal with the expected onslaught of Brexit-related legislation. Parliament normally sits for one year, but officials said late Saturday night more time will be needed. House of Common leader Andrea Leadsom said Parliament will need “the maximum amount of time to…
  6. Roadside bomb kills Egyptian police officer in Cairo suburb

    06.19 / 13:09 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Egypt’s Interior Ministry says a roadside bomb struck a police vehicle in a Cairo suburb, killing an officer and wounding four others. In a statement carried by the state news agency, the ministry said the bomb was remotely detonated early Sunday in Maadi, a wealthy suburb that is home to many foreign diplomats, teachers and…
  7. Britain begins Brexit talks with the EU in Brussels

    06.19 / 10:24 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    A big moment for Britain and the rest of EU begins as Brexit Secretary David Davis started negotiations in Brussels on Monday that will set the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union and determine its relationship with the continent for generations to come. Almost a year to the day since Britons shocked themselves…
  8. Macron charm continues, wins sweeping majority in Parliament

    06.19 / 10:24 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    This is turning out to be the year of Macron, after French President Emmanuel Macron won a commanding majority in France’s parliamentary election on Sunday, sweeping aside traditional parties and securing a powerful mandate for pro-business reforms. Three pollsters projected that Macron’s Republic on the Move (LREM) and its Modem allies would win 355 to…
  9. US citizen in Afghanistan kidnapped on way to work

    06.19 / 10:24 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    An American citizen who is living in Afghanistan was kidnapped on his way to work on Sunday, Kabul police said. The kidnapping took place in the Karte Char area of Kabul, according to Mohammad Almas, the head of the Kabul police’s Crime Investigation Department (CID). The kidnappers posed in Afghan security forces uniforms in order…
  10. Van ploughs into worshippers leaving London Mosque, one dead

    06.19 / 10:24 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    A van rammed into worshippers leaving a London mosque on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring several in what Britain’s largest Muslim organization said was a deliberate act of Islamophobia. The vehicle hit people as they were leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque, one of the biggest in the country, the Muslim Council of…
  11. Bombing in Bahrain Town Home to Cleric Kills Police Officer

    06.19 / 09:11 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    A bombing in a Bahrain town home to a prominent Shiite cleric has killed one police officer and wounded two. Bahrain’s Interior Ministry announced the death in Diraz early Monday, blaming “terrorists” for the attack in a post on Twitter. The February 14 Youth Coalition, which has claimed attacks in the past, posted a video [&#…
  12. US Fighter Jet Downs Syrian Warplane

    06.19 / 09:11 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    A U.S. fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane Sunday after it reportedly bombed U.S.-backed fighters battling Islamic State. The Pentagon said Sunday a Syrian SU-22 dropped bombs on coalition-partnered fighters near the town of Tabqah. A U.S. Super Hornet immediately responded and shot down the Syrian plane. There is no word on the pilot’s […
  13. British Police Probing Attack Outside Mosque as Terrorist Act

    06.19 / 09:11 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Police in London say a van collided with pedestrians outside a mosque late Sunday, injuring 10 people in an attack authorities are treating as a terrorist act. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, the senior national coordinator for counter terrorism, clarified to reporters Monday that a man pronounced dead at the scene in northern London had…
  14. Indonesian Police: 4 Foreign Inmates Escape From Bali Prison

    06.19 / 09:11 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Four foreign inmates escaped early Monday from a prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, police said. Prison officers became aware of the escape while conducting a morning check of inmates at the Kerobokan penitentiary in Bali’s capital, Denpasar, said Putu Ika Prabawa, an officer at Bali’s Kuta Utara police station. Prabawa said the…
  15. US Muslim Teen Found Dead After Assault Near Mosque

    06.19 / 08:36 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Police in the U.S. state of Virginia have charged a man with murdering a 17-year-old girl after assaulting her as she walked with friends from a nearby mosque in the suburbs of Washington, DC. Authorities said there was a “dispute” between the two sides, and the girl’s friends fled as he got out of the…
  16. UN Chief Set to Name New Libya Envoy After Rare Contentious Search

    06.19 / 08:36 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was set to name a former Lebanese culture minister as new U.N. envoy to Libya, ending an unusually contentious four-month search that followed U.S. rejection of his first suggestion. Guterres on Friday officially put forward Ghassan Salame, a professor of International Relations and Conflict Resolution at Sciences-Po in Paris, according…
  17. Israel Revokes Ramadan Goodwill Measures After Deadly Attack

    06.19 / 08:36 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Israel revoked on Sunday the permits of 200,000 Palestinians to enter Israel that were approved for the holy month of Ramadan following two near simultaneous Palestinian attacks on police that killed a young female officer near Jerusalem’s Old City. Israeli defense body COGAT, posted the announcement on its Arabic language Facebook page. Earlier, Prime Minister…
  18. Heath Official: 25 Killed in Saudi Airstrikes on Yemen Market

    06.19 / 08:36 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    At least 25 Yemenis were killed when Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck a market in the northern Saada province, a local health official said on Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly incidents in the 27-month-old conflict. Officials from the Saudi-led coalition could not immediately be reached for a comment on the report. Yemen has…
  19. Iran Says It Fired Missiles at Terror Bases in Eastern Syria

    06.19 / 08:36 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says it fired missiles at terrorists based in eastern Syria Sunday, to retaliate for an attack in Tehran earlier this month. The guard says a “large number of terrorists were killed and weapons destroyed” in the strikes on Deir Ezzor province. It says targets included terror headquarters and a car bomb-making facility.…
  20. Xinhua: China, Russia Held Navy Drill on Sunday

    06.19 / 07:19 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    A Chinese naval fleet held a scheduled military exercise with the Russian navy in St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad on Sunday in the first of planned exercises this year to strengthen their cooperation, state news agency Xinhua reported. The “Joint Sea-2017” exercise follows similar ones held last year, and more exercises will be held in late…