» U.S., Mexico set talks amid tension over new curbs on asylum-seekers
16/07/19 14:19 from Reuters: Top News
The chief diplomats of Mexico and the United States plan to meet on Sunday for talks about a new U.S. rule restricting asylum applications from Central American migrants that would burden Mexico's already-overwhelmed refugee agency.

» Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job
16/07/19 14:18 from Reuters: Top News
Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of a greener, fairer and rule-based Eur...

» Von der Leyen says she will work with any new British leader
16/07/19 14:18 from Reuters: Top News
The next head of the European Union's executive, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Tuesday she would work "in a constructive way" with any new British prime minister.

» Apollo 11: 'They'd never had a woman engineer'
16/07/19 14:17 from BBC News - World
JoAnn Morgan tells the BBC about her role at the launch of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon.

» Trump administration begins enforcing abortion 'gag rule'
16/07/19 14:17 from Top Stories

» Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity on ECB post
16/07/19 14:14 from Reuters: Top News
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde announced on Tuesday she had submitted her resignation from the global lender, saying she had more clarity about her nomination to be the next head of the European Central Bank.

» Trump refuses to walk back attacks on freshmen Dems as calls for impeachment grow
16/07/19 14:13 from ABC News: ABCNews
Trump refuses to walk back attacks on freshmen Dems as calls for impeachment grow. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Al Green call for the impeachment of Trump Monday evening.

» House moves to condemn Trump for attacks on minority congresswomen
16/07/19 14:13 from Reuters: Top News
President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans on Tuesday to stand with him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning his racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen.

» Turkish sailors held hostage by armed pirates in Nigeria
16/07/19 14:13 from BBC News - World
They were kidnapped by pirates - reportedly for ransom - although eight managed to escape.

» Germany's Merkel hails her ally's move to Brussels
16/07/19 14:11 from Reuters: International
German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated her long-standing ally Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday on being confirmed as European Commission president, hailing the current German defense minister as a committed European.

» American scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say
16/07/19 14:10 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
Last Monday, two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into a abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police.

» North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead
16/07/19 14:10 from Reuters: Top News
The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons at risk, the North Korean Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

» Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing
16/07/19 14:10 from BBC News - World
The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.

» Sterling falls after Tory rivals harden Brexit stance
16/07/19 14:09 from FT.com - World
Pound down nearly 1% as Johnson is accused of living in ‘fantasy’ world

» EU liberal lawmakers to back von der Leyen as next EU commission head: chairman
16/07/19 14:08 from Reuters: Top News
Liberal lawmakers at the European Parliament will support German conservative Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president, the leader of the group said on Tuesday.

» Fossil found in 1980s in Texas declared new genus, species
16/07/19 14:07 from ABC News: ABCNews
Experts say fossil remains discovered in the 1980s at the Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas have been identified as a new genus and species of duckbilled dinosaur

» UAE-based oil tanker disappears in Iranian waters in the Strait of Hormuz
16/07/19 14:07 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
The vessel stopped in Iranian waters and then switched off its transponder amid heightened tensions along the waterway.

» Saudi-led coalition intercepts drones launched by Yemen's Houthis: state TV
16/07/19 14:06 from Reuters: International
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted two drones in Yemeni airspace on Tuesday that had been launched by Yemeni Houthi forces toward the Saudi city of Jizan, Saudi state TV said.

» Donald Trump says he does not have a 'racist bone' in his body amid Democrat row
16/07/19 14:06 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa

» UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head
16/07/19 14:06 from Reuters: International
Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday.

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